Roy Strong , former director of . he Victoria and Albert Museum , looks for clues to the real personalities of English sovereigns. Henry VIII - the Most Goodliest Prince.
Pippikin Pot. Cameraman Sid Perou explores a dangerous cave on remote Leek Fell in the Pennines.
9.00 Quinze Minutes: Temps Libre
9.15 Teaching Today: Zig Zag - The Saga of Class 2's Project
9.45 Watch: Families
10.00 Look and Read: Through the Dragon's Eye
10.20 Around Scotland: Clearances - New Ideas
10.40 Into Music: Water (Stereo)
11.00 Let's See: Animal Rights
11.15 English Express: In the Town Where I Was Born
11.35 TV6: Out of the Doll's House - Breaking Free
12.00 English File: Language and Power
12.30 Scene: Party, Party
1.00 Standard Grade Physical Education: Watch Out
1.20 The Brollys
1.35 Crystal Tipps and Alistair
1.40 English Time: For and Against - Fast Food
2.00 News and Weather
followed by Words and Pictures
Introduced by Helen Rollason.
From the Hexagon, Reading. The first two quarter-finals of the Grand Prix. Commentary by Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.
2.35 Falcon Catering Equipment Novices' Hurdle Race (2m 100yds)
3.10 Glynwed International
Handicap Steeplechase (2½m)
3.45 Flavel Leisure 4-year-old Hurdle Race (2m 100 yds)
4.20 Leisure Thinking Sink Steeplechase (2½m)
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Julian Wilson and Richard Pitman.
Midweek action from the European club competitions. Producer Mark Wilkin
Editor Philip Bernie
3.00pm News; Weather
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather
Gerry Anderson 's classic
"supermarionation" series. The Mighty Atom. Having miraculously recovered from his accident on the Ml, the evil Hood is determined to steal the plans for a prototype nuclear power plant in Australia.
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Last of the six-part documentary series that looks at the world from the animal's angle. Making Sense. How do animals make sense of the world? What makes a moth fly to a light, how do pigeons become confused by magnetic forces and why do sharks bite communication cables?
Producer John Downer
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Comedy starring Phil Silvers.
Bilko can't believe his luck when he finds the one place in California where gambling is legal.
With Mark Lawson of The Independent.
A Granada production for BBCtv
Tobacco - Smoke without Fire?
The Government has just introduced a tough new health warning - smoking kills - as part of its commitment to cut the number of smokers by a third in the next ten years. Yet ministers intend to oppose the draft EC directive which would ban all advertising which glamorises cigarettes when the crucial vote is taken in Brussels next month. Peter Taylor examines the growing arguments about the importance of tobacco advertising amid accusations of double standards all round.
Producer Nick O'Dwyer Editor Nigel Chapman
A series of six film essays about inspirational gardens. 4: Humphry Repton 1752-1818: Improving on Nature
Sir Michael Hordern looks at the work of Humphry Repton - Britain's most prolific creator of "natural" gardens on a vast scale. Humphry Repton is played by John Savident. Director/Producer Ian Keill
Executive producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst Television production for BBCtv 0 GARDENING: page 15
Vintage comedy adapted by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson in nine parts, starring
Roy Dotrice , Wendy Hiller 4: The Awful Awakening of Claudius Brodequin. A frosty reception greets a young soldier on leave from the army - all because Rose Brivaque is pregnant.
Narrator Peter Ustinov.
From the novel by Gabriel Chevallier Producer Michael Mills
The story of motor racing. 4: The Pioneers. This is the story of the remarkable men whose daring and skill pushed the top speed of racing cars from around 20mph to over lOOmph in the pioneering age of the sport. This episode includes specially shot sequences with some of the classic cars of the period - from the Peugeots of the 1890s to the monster Panhards, Napiers, Renaults and Fiats, culminating in the first pure-bred Grand Prix car, the incomparable 1914 Mercedes. Producer John Bird
Executive producer Ivan Rendall A John Gau production for BBCtv ● STEREO
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● BBC BOOK: The Power and the Glory - a Century of Motor Racing, f 17.95. ● FEATURE: page 31
Comedy news quiz show hosted by Angus Deayton , with team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton , plus guests
Robert Harris (of The Observer) and comedian John Wells
(famed for his impersonation of Denis Thatcher ). Producer Harry Thompson
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Sue Cameron with the top news stories of the day.
lain MacWhirter follows the watchdogs of Parliament, the Select Committees.
Producer Jenny Davies Editor Liz Holden
Richard O'Brien presents more late-night 50s shockers.
11.50pm The Night Stalker - the Zombie
A further episode of the supernatural cult series. Kolchak discovers some gangland victims have had their backs broken in two by someone who is supposed to be dead.
Director: Alex Grasshoff
12.40am I Was a Teenage Werewolf
The legendary B-movie starring Michael Landon
Tony isn't an average teenager - he's also a werewolf.
Director: Gene Fowler
(Black and white)
Films: pages 45 - 52
1.40am Winter Steele
The adventures of a motorcycling puppet.
Director (The Night Stalker - the Zombie):
Director (I was a Teenage Werewolf):