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: Felix the Cat

Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis present a morning of entertainment, information, competitions and star guests. Phone in on [number removed]to play the popular computer game Maggot Moments and help choose the music featured in The 0 Zone at 11.45am.
● STEREO
Felix uses his charm and imagination to outwit the nasty professor and his henchman Rock Bottom.

Contributors

Unknown: Toby Anstis

: Playdays

Today: the Why Bird Stop. A Felgate production for BBCtv

: Smoggies

The Smoggies build a motorised sledge to race up and down the snow-covered mountains. The heat and noise from this vehicle causes avalanches, and the hatching of a dinosaur egg.

: Animal Album

Noel's album is packed with animals. Today's animal has a spiky crest, a beady eye, and can join in a sing-song. ● STEREO

: Orville and Cuddles

Cuddles is marooned.

: Bitsa

Caitlin Easterby and Simon Pascoe recycle a load of junk into unusual objects. • STEREO
0BOOK: priced £3. 50 from bookshops. Bitsa Fact Pack available: send cheque or PO for£ 1.00 (payable to BBCtv) to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Caitlin Easterby
Unknown: Simon Pascoe

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

A brave and daring 16-year-old boy's quest for Camelot. ● STEREO

: The Wetter, the Better!

Ross King and Ginny Buckley introduce the children's splash hit, H2O-a-go-go game show.

Contributors

Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Ginny Buckley

: Thundercats

The Thundercats decide to keep a record of everything that happens to them by using cameras.

: Uncle Jack and the Dark Side of the Moon

Second of a six-part drama.
● STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

: Blue Peter Omnibus

Catch up with all the Blue Peter happenings from last week.

: TheO Zone

Music,.news and features with the Quireboys and Betty Boo. ● STEREO

Contributors

Unknown: Betty Boo.

: Thunderbirds

The classic supermarionation puppet series, created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson.
Pit of Peril. Sidewinder, a futuristic transport vehicle and revolutionary new project for the US army, disappears into a massive burning pit. Despite desperate efforts, all attempts at saving the crew fail. Only one thing to do now - call for
International Rescue. • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 CHILDREN: page 12

Contributors

Unknown: Sylvia Anderson.

: The Invaders

The return of the classic science fiction series.
Starring Roy Thinnes
The Spores. When a suitcase containing an experimental crop of alien spore "seedlings" goes missing, Vincent and an alien leader each tries to recover it first.

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Thinnes
David Vincent: Roy Thinnes
Tom Jessup: Gene Hackman
Ernie Goldhaver: John Randolph
Mattson: Wayne Rogers

: Golf

Toyota World Match Play from Wentworth Club, Surrey. Live coverage from the West Course as the foremost match play event in the golfing calendar reaches its conclusion.
Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay ,
Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon. Producer Alastair Scott
Executive producer John Shrewsbury

Contributors

Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Mike Hughesdon.
Producer: Alastair Scott
Producer: John Shrewsbury

: Rugby Special

Northampton vBath
Highlights of yesterday's top match in Courage National League 1. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith .
Introduced by Chris Rea from Castlescroft, the RFU's new training ground where the England squad prepares for next week's match against Canada at Wembley.
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston ● STEREO

Contributors

Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Introduced By: Chris Rea

: The Blackpool Tram

An affectionate look at Britain's first electric tramway. Director Andrew Johnson
Series producer Peter Grimsdale (Postponed from 20 September) ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Director: Andrew Johnson
Producer: Peter Grimsdale

: The Money Programme

With the UK's construction companies hit harder than most by the recession, Steve Annett examines their strategies for survival. What are the prospects for an upturn and what shape will the industry be in when it comes?
Producer Rosamund Jones Editor David Nissan

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Annett
Producer: Rosamund Jones
Editor: David Nissan

: The Living Planet

Continuing David Attenborough 's award-winning Life Trilogy. The Margins of the Land Living between the tides demands special talents. David Attenborough wades through the sticky mud in an English estuary in search of the creatures that live there, and the birds that feed on them. Life is more abundant in the mangrove forests of the tropics, including fish that hunt out of water, and the world's largest reptile.
Producer Andrew Neal
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Andrew Neal

: Did You See...?

Jeremy Paxman and guests review the week's TV highlights and discuss the programmes that engaged them most. Editor Anne Tyerman ● STEREO

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: The Look

Series that explores the serious side of the fashion industry.
Uniform and Function. From haute couture to high street to street cred, personal identity can be bought off the peg in the form of fads, trends, looks and national styles. Tonight's film analyses the ways in which people create identity through the uniforms they choose to wear. Producers/Directors Gina Newson and Jeremy Newson
A Freelance production for BBCtv

Contributors

Directors: Gina Newson
Directors: Jeremy Newson

: Building Sights, Europe

Personal reflections on 20th-century European architecture. Vaclav Havel. The former president of Czechoslovakia reflects on the enduring relevance of Otakar Novotny 's design for the Manes Building in Prague, the headquarters of the Artists' Union built in 1930. "I have been looking at the Manes Building since my childhood from the window of the house where I live," says Havel. "It radiates self-confidence, faith in the future - a healthy sense of optimism." Director Paul Bryers
Producer Ruth Rosenthal

Contributors

Unknown: Vaclav Havel.
Unknown: Otakar Novotny
Director: Paul Bryers
Producer: Ruth Rosenthal

: A Word in Your Era

Historical comedy series in which Rory McGrath asks three guests to become their favourite character from the history books. This week, Tony Slattery is Queen Boadicea, Ned Sherrin is Churchill, and Helen Lederer is Elizabeth I. Director Dominic Brigstocke
Producer Marcus Mortimer
A Channel X production for BBCtv * STEREO

Contributors

Unknown: Rory McGrath
Unknown: Tony Slattery
Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Helen Lederer
Producer: Marcus Mortimer

: Falling in Love

Starring
Meryl Streep
Robert De Niro
Two commuters, both leading ordinary, settled, married lives, meet on a train. Suddenly values that were once certain and reliable are now confused and threatened. Streep and De Niro give characteristically strong performances in their first film together since the Oscar-winning Deer Hunter.
Director Ulu Grosbard
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 59-68

Contributors

Unknown: Meryl Streep
Unknown: Robert de Niro
Director: Ulu Grosbard
Molly Gilmore: Meryl Streep
Frank Raftis: Robert de Niro
EdLasky: Harvey Keitel
Ann Raftis: Jane Kaczmarek
John Trainer: George Martin
Brian Gilmore: David Clennon
Isabelle: Dianne Wiest
Victor Rawlins: Victor Argo

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Great British commute 30 January 2018

: Golf

Action from today's Toyota World Match Play final at Wentworth Club, Surrey.








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