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: Noddy

Animation. Noddy borrows an umbrella. Repeat Stereo .............

: Teletubbies

A special edition of the pre-school comedy. Stereo .........

: The Busy World of Richard Scarry

Three animations. Repeat

: Peter Pan and the Pirates

Cartoon fantasy. Repeat Stereo Subtitled .

: The New Adventures of Black Beauty

Drama series. Repeat Subtitled ...

: The Prince of Atlantis

An accident detonates a destructive new bomb.
Repeat Stereo

: The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest

Animation. A ghostly form attacks the audience at a piano recital. ....

: Grange Hill

The series from 1991.
When Mike travels to Edinburgh for an important race, Locko, Jacko and Brian's plan to follow him goes awry. Written by Barry Purchese
Repeat Subtitled ............................


Written By: Barry Purchese

: The Wild House

Wart does a deal and Georgina has a date. Shown last Wednesday on BBC1

: Short Change

The consumer magazine for young people looks at unofficial pop merchandise, reveals the results of the second special survey into truancy, and investigates why young wheelchair users are being refused entry into cinemas. Stereo
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Buried Treasure: page 9

: The O Zone

Music show, including an interview with pop's pectoral prince Peter Andre , whose latest single features US rap star Coolio. Presented by Jamie Theakston and Jayne Middlemiss.


Unknown: Prince Peter Andre
Presented By: Jamie Theakston
Presented By: Jayne Middlemiss.

: The Simpsons

Double bill of cartoon fun from Springfield. Dead Putting Society. Bart is under pressure to beat Ned Flanders's son in a round of miniature golf.
Principal Charming. Homer faces the task of finding a date for Marge's sister.
Repeat Stereo Subtitled ................. Dogof Death istomorrowat6pm
+ See Alison Graham : page


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Around Westminster

A review of the week's principal political events in the south east

: Imitation of Life

Drama starring Lana Turner
Aspiring actress Lora Meredith and her black housekeeper Annie Johnson both struggle to cope with the growing pains and problems of their daughters.
Director Douglas Sirk (1959) .................. * See Films: pages 44-49 ★★★★ ◆ Barry Norman on Lana Turner : page 42


Unknown: Lana Turner
Unknown: Lora Meredith
Unknown: Annie Johnson
Director: Douglas Sirk
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Lana Turner
Lora Meredith: Lana Turner
Steve Archer: John Gavin
Susie, age 16: Sandra Dee
David Edwards: Dan O'Herlihy
Sarah Jane, age 18: Susan Kohner
Allen Loomis: Robert Alda
Annie Johnson: Juanita Moore
Susie age six: Terry Burnham
Mahalia Jackson: Her Self

: Ice Skating

Sue Barker introduces highlights of the European championships from Milan, the last major gathering before February's Winter Olympics. Commentary comes from Barry Davies and Robin Cousins.
Producer Barbara Slater


Introduces: Sue Barker
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Robin Cousins.
Producer: Barbara Slater

: Ski Sunday

Hazel Irvine introduces downhill action from the Lauberhorn course at Wengen in Switzerland, where the top skiers will be reaching speeds in excess of 80mph.
Commentary by Julian Tutt. . A Family Holiday on the Slopes: pg


Introduces: Hazel Irvine
Commentary By: Julian Tutt.

: The Animal Zone

David Attenborough hosts this week's programme from the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean. There's also a preview of Attenborough's s forthcoming wildlife series, The Life of Birds. EditorSaraFord Stereo ......
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/animalzone/


Unknown: David Attenborough

: Watch Out Monthly

Chris Packham and Nick Baker present the guide to Britain's wildlife and how to observe it.
Producer Camilla Affleck : Series producer MikeBeynon Stereo ....


Unknown: Chris Packham
Unknown: Nick Baker
Producer: Camilla Affleck

: The Natural World

The Dragons of Galapagos
Fernandina, in the Galapagos Islands, is the site of the world's most active volcano and home to some remarkable examples of wildlife. Not least among the species inhabiting this paradise are the land and marine iguanas. Narrated by David Attenborough. See today's choices.
Producers David Parer , Elizabeth Parer-Cook Series editor Neil Nightingale
Videoplus code for
5.25―7.00 (not PDC) ◆ See This Week: page 7


Unknown: David Attenborough.
Producers: David Parer
Producers: Elizabeth Parer-Cook
Editor: Neil Nightingale

: The Money Programme

Stories making the headlines in the world of business and finance.


Presenter: Maya Even
Editor: Diarmuid Jeffreys

: The Tunnel

First of three programmes telling the story of the Channel Tunnel. On Time and on Budget. The notion of a tunnel had existed for over 200 years, but it wasn't until free-market British PM Margaret Thatcher and France's Socialist President Francois Mitterand reached an unlikely agreement in 1984 that the dream began to happen. The builders promised to deliver on time, but the reality was rather different.


Presenter: James Naughtie
Executive producer: George Carey
Producer: David Dickinson

: Picture This

A tongue-i n-cheek look at the history and design of the swimsuit as a group of women share their experiences of trying to find the perfect costume. Director Helen Miller : Series editor
Peter Symes


Director: Helen Miller
Editor: Peter Symes

: The Friday Night Armistice

Satirical comedy show.
Shown last Friday Stereo Subtitled.

: In Sickness and in Health

Comedy starring Warren Mitchell. Struggling to live on his pension, Alf Garnett 's lot is made no easier by having to push his wife Else around in a wheelchair.
Also starring Dandy Nichols. Written by Johnny Speight : Director/
Producer Roger Race Repeat


Unknown: Warren Mitchell.
Unknown: Alf Garnett
Unknown: Dandy Nichols.
Written By: Johnny Speight

: Moviedrome: Vanishing Point

Mark Cousins introduces a double bill of "road" movies.
Road movie starring Barry Newman, Cleavon Little
Loaded with amphetamines, a former racing driver and ex-cop becomes an instant cult hero when he bets he can deliver a supercharged Dodge Challenger from Denver to San Francisco in 15 hours. In widescreen format.
(1971, 18)
See Films: pages 44-49 ***


Director: Richard C Sarafian
Kowalski: Barry Newman
Super Soul: Cleavon Little
Prospector: Dean Jagger
Vera: Victoria Medlin
Young cop: Paul Koslo
Older cop: Robert Donner
Angel: Timothy Scott

: The Devil Thumbs a Ride

Crime drama starring Lawrence Tierney
Jimmy Ferguson is on his way home when he is stopped by a stranger who "thumbs" a ride. He little guesses his passenger is a criminal on the run for murder.
Director Felix Feist (1947)
Black andwhite
* See Films: pages 44-49 ***


Director: Felix Feist
Steve : Lawrence Tierney
Jimmy: Ted North
Carol: Nan Leslie
Agnes: Betty Lawford
Joe Brayden: Andrew Tombes

: The Mummy

Horror classic starring
Boris Karloff
Archaeologists discover an Egyptian sarcophagus, along with a dire warning to whoever disturbs the body within. Director Karl Freund (1932. 15)
Black and white
* See Films: pages 44-49 * *
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Unknown: Boris Karloff
Director: Karl Freund


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5.00 The Business Programme -finding extra finance.
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