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: But First This on 2

Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis present a morning of entertainment, information, competitions and star guests. Phone in on [number removed] to play the computer game Maggot Moments and vote for your choice of video to be played on The 0 Zone at 11.45am. Stereo


Presenter: Toby Anstis
Presenter: Philippa Forrester

: Playdays

Today: the Playground Stop. A Felgate production for BBCtv

: Smoggles

Pollute loves to blow bubbles, but hates it when they burst.

: Animal Album

Today's animal is the largest land mammal and has huge ears. With the voice of Derek
Griffiths, and special guest artist David Shepherd. • STEREO


Artist: David Shepherd.

: Orville and Cuddles

Orville and Cuddles try their hands at hiking. (Rpt;

: Bitsa

Caitlin Easterby and Simon Pascoe recycle a load of junk into unusual objects. STEREO
BOOK: priced £3. 50 from bookshops. For the Bitsa factpack, send 1.00 cheque/PO (payable to BBCtv) to [address removed]


Unknown: Caitlin Easterby
Unknown: Simon Pascoe

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

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


: The Wetter, the Better!

Ross King and Ginny Buckley introduce the children's splash hit game show.


Presenter: Ross King
Presenter: Ginny Buckley

: Thundercats

Demolisher, determined to fight against Lion-0, learns that strength is not everything.

: Uncle Jack and the Dark Side of the Moon

Third of a six-part drama.
Someone has taken control of the weather and is using it as a weapon.
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: p888)

: Blue Peter Omnibus

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

: The O Zone

Music news and features, including Annie Lennox and Bobby Brown. Plus, the winner of today's Video Vote.


Guest: Annie Lennox
Guest: Bobby Brown

: Thunderbirds

Supermarionation puppet series. City of Fire. Thompson Tower, a self-contained 350-floor city, is turned into an inferno, and Scott and Virgil risk their lives to save a trapped family. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: The Invaders

Classic science fiction series.
Starring Roy Thinnes David Vincent smuggles himself aboard a departing flying saucer, in the hope of finding a treatment centre for diseased aliens. (Rpt;


Unknown: Roy Thinnes
Unknown: David Vincent

: Golf and Snooker

The final round of the Alfred
Dunhill Cup from St Andrews. Commentary by Peter Alliss ,
Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay , Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon.
The Grand Prix from the Hexagon, Reading. This afternoon's scheduled fourth round tie provides the prospect of a real contrast: Jimmy
"Whirlwind" White against
"Steady" Eddie Charlton. With David Vine.


Unknown: St Andrews.
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Mike Hughesdon.
Unknown: Eddie Charlton.
Unknown: David Vine.

: Rugby Special

England v Canada
Coverage of yesterday's
Molson Breweries international at Wembley Stadium. World Cup quarter-finalists Canada offer a stern test for England, whose eyes are on next month's game against South Africa. Plus highlights from the Wallabies' first match on their tour of Ireland, against Leinster.
Introduced by Chris Rea , with commentary by Nigel Starmer -Smith and Paul Ackford.
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston ● STEREO


Unknown: Wembley Stadium.
Introduced By: Chris Rea
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer
Unknown: Paul Ackford.

: Snooker

Highlights of this afternoon's play from Reading. ● STEREO

: The Money Programme

Beyond the Free Market As the 1992 presidential election campaign enters its final phase, American competitiveness has become a national concern, and a new agenda for industry is emerging. Michael Robinson reports on how America, home of free market ideology, is beginning to learn from its more interventionist competitors. Producer Dale Hayhurst Editor David Nissan


Unknown: Michael Robinson
Producer: Dale Hayhurst
Editor: David Nissan

: The Living Planet

Continuing David Attenborough 's award-winning Life Trilogy. Worlds Apart. Islands are isolated worlds - refugees for ancient species, the birthplace of new ones - where life can be gruelling. On one such place,
David Attenborough steps back into the past as the world's largest lizard, the Komodo dragon, goes hunting. Director Ian Calvert
Producer Ned Kelly


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: David Attenborough
Director: Ian Calvert
Producer: Ned Kelly

: Did You See...?

Jeremy Paxman and guests review the week's TV highlights. EditorAnne Tyerman * STEREO


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Editoranne Tyerman

: The Look

The Material World. Tonight's film focuses on three fashion designers for whom cloth is the essence of the art of design.
Futurist Issey Miyake makes hi-tech, innovative use of fabric; Gianni Versace , loved by film and pop stars, uses vibrant silk prints; and Christian Lacroix creates clothes out of fabric painstakingly hand-woven by former down-and-outs. Directors/Producers Gina Newson and Jeremy Newson
A Freelance production for BBCtv * STEREO


Unknown: Gianni Versace
Unknown: Christian Lacroix
Producers: Gina Newson
Producers: Jeremy Newson

: Building Sights, Europe

Personal reflections on 20th-century European architecture. Paola Antonelli. Milan often boasts that it is the world's leading centre in design and yet it often hides the best of its modem architecture behind traditional exteriors. Italian architecture critic Paola Antonelli
finds the Piccolo
Teatro Studio (1986), designed by Marco Zanuso , the city's most successful new building. Director Steve Ruggi
Producer Ruth Rosenthal


Unknown: Paola Antonelli.
Unknown: Paola Antonelli
Designed By: Marco Zanuso
Director: Steve Ruggi
Producer: Ruth Rosenthal

: A Word In Your Era

Historical comedy series, presented by Rory McGrath.
Tonight, Hugh Dennis is Noah, Nick Revell is Attila the Hun, and Alan Cumming is Mozart. Director Dominic Brigstocke Producer Marcus Mortimer
A Channel X production for BBCtv * STEREO


Presented By: Rory McGrath.
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Nick Revell
Unknown: Alan Cumming
Director: Dominic Brigstocke
Producer: Marcus Mortimer

: Snooker

Grand Prix action.

: WAR AND PEACE Black Poppies

A dramatisation of the experiences of black servicemen from the Second World War to the present day. These fascinating accounts - vivid, humorous, often harrowing - offer an unusual and sometimes startling perspective on army life.
First produced by the Royal National Theatre Studio and now re-created for television, Black Poppies was filmed on the Broadwater Farm Estate in north London.
The actors are
David Harewood , Gary McDonald , Michael Buffong ,
Colin McFarlane , Chris Tummings , Roger Griffiths , Robbie Gee, Sidney Cole , Sebastian Craig and Sylvester Williams. Producer Andree Molyneux
Directors John Burgess , Peter Markham ● STEREO


Unknown: David Harewood
Unknown: Gary McDonald
Unknown: Michael Buffong
Unknown: Colin McFarlane
Unknown: Chris Tummings
Unknown: Roger Griffiths
Unknown: Sidney Cole
Unknown: Sebastian Craig
Producer: Andree Molyneux
Directors: John Burgess
Directors: Peter Markham

: Golf and Snooker

Golf highlights of today's team final from St Andrews , plus further coverage of the snooker from Reading.
0 STEREO(snookeronly)


Unknown: St Andrews

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