Energy Sources: Petroleum
Pictures of the English countryside, 1929-34. (B/w.Rpt)
With comedian Les Dawson.
A portrait of watermill owner George Leatt.
...But First This
With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. ●STEREO
Presented by Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw. ●STEREO
The Playground Stop.
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A celebrity edition with contestants Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies and Going Live!vet Nigel Taylor. • STEREO
Andi Peters travels around the world without leaving Florida! Today:Canada. • STEREO
I Richard Todd
In Venice to locate a missing person, a private detective becomes involved in a political conspiracy. With John Gregson , Eva Bartok , George Coulouris and Sidney James.
Director Ralph Thomas • FILMS: pages 44-51
A musical series. (Rpt; ●STEREO
Tennis, badminton and boxing action is underway. Plus the men's air pistol final and news of this morning's swimming and rowing heats.
The first in a 20-part series of favourite recipes from the Food and Drink programme. Today: ideas for sandwiches.
A Bazal production for BBCtv
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Followed by The Kon-Tiki Man
Thor HeyerdaW looks at the origins of the eastern Pacific islanders.
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Schofield 's Europe - Barcelona With signing and subtitles.
Followed by Santorini - the First
Magnus Magnusson visits the Aegean island of Santorini.
and Regional News; Weather
With Andi Peters. ●STEREO
Pinocchio Pinocchio sets his heart on becoming a real boy.
From Windsor Safari Park, a look at noisy animals. With
Terry Nutkins , Chris Packham and Sue Dawson.
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An 18-part children's drama series set in Newcastle.
5: Is there a ghost at the Grove? A Zenith North production for BBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Spain will be celebrating its first Olympic swimming gold if their world champion Martin Zubero swims to form in the men's 200m backstroke. Plus the women's 100m backstroke, and 4 xlOOm freestyle relay finals. With Hamilton Bland,
Andy jameson and Helen Rollason. Hockey
Great Britain men's team take on Germany. With
Nigel Starmer-Smith and Ian Taylor.
Britain's Barrie Edgington and World no 1 Penny Way compete in the boardsailing (windsurfing) classes. With Bob Fisher.
As an alternative offering to the 500th anniversary celebrations, a four-part drama with a starry cast that explodes the myth of Columbus as heroic discoverer of the Americas.
Written and directed by Patrick Barlow , one half of the National Theatre of Brent, who also stars as the great explorer, this mock-heroic saga is continued over the next three nights.
Palace of Destiny. Constantinople has fallen. A great explorer must be found to discover a new route to the Orient.
Producer George Faber
Directors Patrick Barlow and Philip Bonham-Carter
(Part 2 tomorrowat 7.50pm)
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Old sea dog:
A merigo Vespucci:
Comedy written by Paul Smith and Terry Kyan , and starring Mel Smith
Night Thoughts. Colin finds that the human body actually needs sleep - a good ten hours a night in his case. With Louisa Rix , Mike Grady and Nicholas Ball.
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More highlights from Clive James's last series.
Comic actor and writer Stephen Fry is in the studio and by satellite, daredevil Super Dave Osborne reveals his latest stunt.
Executive producer Richard Drewett Series producer Beatrice Ballard
Documentary series chronicling a dramatic period for the London Borough of Lewisham. Cuts. The social services department is having to make painful cuts. The chairman wants to sack top management to lessen effects on frontline services, but how will leading councillors and members of the social work teams react?
Producers Malcolm Hirst , Charles Stewart Executive producers Paul Hamann and Steve Hewlett
A Partners in Production film for BBCtv ●TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
With Francine Stock.
A series of debates on controversial topics with a panel of guests and an audience reflecting the "nation" as a whole, presented by Trevor Phillips. Exploring the critical problems that derive from the increasingly multicultural character of society, the series aims to confront issues that might normally be considered taboo. Executive producer David Cox EditorWill Smith
A Juniper production for BBCtv