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: News

: Westminster

A roundup of business from the Lords and Commons by the BBC's parliamentary team.

: It Doesn't Have to Hurt!

June Whitfield learns about the Scottish Walkaboutabit campaign with Dr Stuart Biddle. (R)
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Unknown: Dr Stuart Biddle.

: Sportz Crazy

Last in a series on some of the strange things Australians get up to in the name of sport. Introduced by Jack Thompson. (R)


Introduced By: Jack Thompson.

: Love Me Tonight

Starring Maurice Chevalier Jeanette MacDonald
In this delightful Rodgers and Hart musical, a penniless Parisienne tailor, posing as a baron, captures the heart of a beautiful princess.
Director Rouben Mamoulian
0 FILMS: pages 31-37


Unknown: Maurice Chevalier
Unknown: Jeanette MacDonald
Director: Rouben Mamoulian
Maurice Courtelin: Maurice Chevalier
Princess Jeanette: Jeanette MacDonald
Countess Valentine: Myrna Loy
Vicomte de Vareze: Charlie Ruggles
Duke: C Aubrey Smith
Count de Savignac: Charles Butterworth

: After Hours

Ted Danson of Cheers is interviewed in this update on American showbiz.


Unknown: Ted Danson

: The Invisible Man

Man of Influence. Dr Daniel Westin (David McCallum ) investigates a well-known spiritualist.


Unknown: Dr Daniel Westin
Unknown: David McCallum

: Chris Serie's Summer Season

Punch and Judy. Chris Serle learns an old seaside craft. (R)

: The Gap

A film about the Watford Gap M1 service station.
Producer Ian Lilley (R)


Producer: Ian Lilley

: The Gun

Riflemen All. The development of the breech-loading military rifle, Producer Paul Jordan (R)


Producer: Paul Jordan

: Postman Pat

Animation. (R)

: Curry on ice

Skating champion John Curry teaches double jumps and spins. (R)


Unknown: John Curry

: News

Weather followed by Sport on Friday
From Cheltenham.
2.20 BMW Series Final
(Steeplechase Handicap. 3m 1f)
2.55 Foodbrokers Fisherman's
Friend Steeplechase (Handicap. 3m 1f)
3.30 Coral Golden Hurdle
(Qualifying Race. 3m)
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Richard Pitman. Basketball England play current World
Champions Yugoslavia at London's Royal Albert Hall in a European Championship match.
Commentary by Bill Beswick.
News of England's second one-day international against New Zealand in Perth.
Introduced by Helen Rollason. Producer Sharon Lence Editor Philip Bernie
Including at
3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Richard Pitman. Basketball England
Unknown: Albert Hall
Commentary By: Bill Beswick.
Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Producer: Sharon Lence
Editor: Philip Bernie

: Catchword

The anagrammatic word game hosted by Paul Coia.


Unknown: Paul Coia.

: Behind the Headlines

Sandi Toksvig and regular guest Mark Lawson talk to the famous and the unashamedly obscure.


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: Downhill Struggle

The story of wheelchair-bound Alan Pettigrew on his first ski-ing trip to Switzerland with the Solent Ski Club, which is dedicated to helping the physically handicapped share the excitement of the sport. (R)


Subject: Alan Pettigrew
Producer: Nicola Phipps

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly ,
Michael Barry and Jill Goolden.
* FOOD: page 18


Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden.

: Jubal

Starring Glenn Ford , Felicia Farr
Drifter Jubal Troop is given a job by kindly rancher Shep Horgan , whose young wife, Mae, is immediately attracted to the new ranch hand.
Director Delmer Daves
* FILMS: pages 31-37


Unknown: Glenn Ford
Unknown: Felicia Farr
Unknown: Shep Horgan
Director: Delmer Daves
Jubal Troop: Glenn Ford
Naomi Hoktor: Felicia Farr
Shep Horgan: Ernest Borgnine
Pinky: Rod Steiger
Mae Horgan: Valerie French
Reb Haislipp: Charles Bronson
Sam: Noah Beery Jr
Carson: John Dierkes
Shem Hoktor: Basil Ruysdael

: What the Papers Say

Georgina Henry of The Guardian looks back at the week's events. A Granada production for BBCtv


Unknown: Georgina Henry

: Prisoners of Conscience

Tonight's two stories are told by Vladimir Ashkenazy.
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Told By: Vladimir Ashkenazy.

: Public Eye

Failing to Deliver? In the last two years there has been an explosion of infertility clinics, particularly those offering Gamete
Intra-Fallopian Transfer or Gift treatment. New legislation will control the work of some clinics but Gift has been excluded.
Clare Harrison reports.
Presented by Peter Taylor. Producer Lesley Bonner Editor Nigel Chapman


Unknown: Clare Harrison
Presented By: Peter Taylor.
Producer: Lesley Bonner
Editor: Nigel Chapman

: The Travel Show Guides

Southern California (Part 1). A look at the Los Angeles and San Diego region, including Hollywood.
Presented by Penny Junor, with Matthew Collins and John Thornes. Producer Julie Bradshaw
Executive producer Alan Dobson Details on Ceefax page 619
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W TRAVEL: page 14


Unknown: Matthew Collins
Unknown: John Thornes.
Producer: Julie Bradshaw
Producer: Alan Dobson

: Monty Python's Flying Circus

The classic British comedy series written and performed by Graham Chapman , John Cleese Eric Idle , Terry Jones Michael Palin with animation by Terry Gilliam The Attila the Hun Show. As the Roman Empire crumbled, the soft underbelly of Europe lay invitingly exposed to Barbarian hordes. Producer Ian MacNaughton (R)


Unknown: Graham Chapman
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Eric Idle
Unknown: Terry Jones
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Terry Gilliam
Producer: Ian MacNaughton

: Horizon Special

Red Star in Orbit
A three-part series on the Soviet manned space programme, the real history told by the cosmonauts and engineers who took part.
1: The Invisible Spaceman. The story of the man who created a mighty rocket empire which gave the Soviet Union its spectacular lead in the space race. He was known only by the mysterious title, 'chief designer'. Not until after his death was the name of Sergei Korolev revealed. Korolev's emergence from the prison camps of the Gulag is a story of courage and determination, until now kept out of official Soviet records.
Written and produced by David Dugan Editor Jana Bennett
A Windfall Films/Filmcentre production for BBCtv
0 DOCUMENTARY: page 11


Unknown: Sergei Korolev
Produced By: David Dugan
Editor: Jana Bennett

: Newsnight

Presented by Jeremy Paxman.


Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.

: Weatherview

: Prisoners of Conscience

Vladimir Ashkenazy with the second of tonight's portraits.


Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Your Move

Your chance to tackle Britain's grandmaster Jonathan Speelman in the world's first interactive chess match. By dialling in your moves, you can play a game of chess live on television and discuss tactics with William Hartston who will be in the studio analysing the game.
Chess Line: [number removed]
Sport: page 13


Chess player: Jonathan Speelman
Analysis: William Hartston
Producer: Annie Lewis

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