Today: Forty Pink Winks, Rough Brunch, Pink Outs (R)
A Hanna Barbera production
with Simon Parkin starting with:
Laurel and Hardy: Termite Might
Down on the farm, Emma and Ernie are tied up while Joanne makes bunnies in the grass. There's music from The Jelly Babies and the beach is full of people playing a strange new game.
BBC North West
with MICHAEL BARRYMORE
The Cowboy Who Hated Guns (R)
with Simon Parkin
followed by PLAY SCHOOL
Presenters Floella Benjamin Nick Mercer
Story: Dick Whittington (trad)
Musical director CHRIS WALKER
Director ADRIAN MILLS
Series producer CHRISTINE HEWITT
with Joanna Lumley Producer RALPH ROLLS
The Triton Showers Trophy Presented by Mike Smith
In 1986 six of the world's top stuntmen met for a friendly competition to find the Stuntman 86.
A look behind the scenes at the BBC's Elstree Studios into the all-action world of those unsung heroes of the TV and movies.
Five days of hard graft produced a remarkable chase sequence and fantastic helicopter action.
Featuring stunt co-ordinator Greg Powell with George Cooper Paul Heasman
Graeme Crowther Steve Whyment Nick Wilkinson
Videotape editor JOHN PAROUSSI Produced and directed by PETER HYLTON CLEAVER
(In association with Trans World International)
'To put a volunteer symphony orchestra in the middle of the River Thames, by Tower Bridge, playing an open-air performance of the 1812 Overture with a firework accompaniment, and to 'freeze' part of the River Thames for a simultaneous ice dance display.' Another chance to see Anneka Rice attempt the impossible as part of last year's Children in Need Appeal.
Henry Mancini and Ray Robinson help out.
Executive producer JOHN FISHER Director GEOFF WILSON
Producer MALCOLM HEYWORTH
A CHATSWORTH production for BBCtv
with Richard Whitmore Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Zoe has to make up her mind about her future with Tony. Clive gets some brotherly advice he doesn't need.
Where is Grange Hill? How does the cast cope with being on Grange Hill and doing their own schoolwork? Lee (Zammo) MacDonald introduces the cast and production staff of Britain's most famous comprehensive school as he eavesdrops on the making of the series.
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HAROLD FIELDING'S London stage production.
Music by CY COLEMAN
Lyrics by MICHAEL STEWART Book by MARK BRAMBLE
PETER BARBOUR SUE BARBOUR MICHAEL CANTWELL PERRY DAVEY
PAUL GODDARD ALAN HEAP
AMANDA NEWMAN. JANE WATTS JOAN ROBLEYDLXON
NADINE SHENTON DEBBIE STEEL
Original Broadway production staged and choreographed by JOE LAYTON
London stage direction by PETER COE Produced by HAROLD FIELDING Directed for television by TERRY HUGHES (R)
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Introduced by Ralph Dellor
with Richard Whitmore Weather
Today: Bobolink Pink; Isle of Caprice; Pink-a-Boo (R)
Starring Les Dawson
Special guests Ken Bruce, Bernie Clifton, Bonnie Langford, Ian McCaskill,
Aimi MacDonald, Kathy Staff
Produced in association with Mark Goodson and Talbot TV Ltd
starring Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker, with FIONA GAUNT, CAROL HAWKINS, ELIZABETH COUNSELL, VICKY MICHELLE, CLAIRE NIELSON, JOHN OWENS,
MICHAEL REDFERN, JOHN RUTLAND, RONNIE HAZLEHURST AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Join the two Ronnies in a laughter-filled celebration ot their 20-year association. Written by SPIKE MILLIGAN
SPIKE MULLINS, TREVOR MCCALLUM, DAVID NOBBS, PETER VINCENT
DICK VOSBURGH , GERALD WILEY (R)
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On the evening after the night before, there'll be red noses all round in the Wogan studio - as Terry invites
Dawn French, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie , among others, to launch Comic Relief, the aid charity supported by many of the country's top comedians. Producer CHARLES MILLER
Series producer JOHN FISHER
On 23 December 1787 Captain William Bligh and his crew set sail for Tahiti and the West Indies. After terrible storms and violent arguments aboard ship they reach their destination. But the pleasures of Tahiti prove too tempting for the crew and lead to a confrontation between Bligh and his deputy Fletcher Christian.
Mel Gibson leads a star cast in the most famous mutiny in naval history.
Screenplay byJOHN BOLT
Produced by BERNARD WILLIAMS Directed by ROGER DONALDSON
(First showing on British television)
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with Richard Whitmore Regional News
Screen adaptation by ' TERRY JOHNSON
Just when you thought it was safe to go on the river ... A familiar handful of hilarious Ayckbourn characters are plucked from the safety of their usual domesticity and thrust upstream into a torrent of disturbing events.
Designer GEOFF POWELL Photography PETER HALL
Film editor HOWARD BILUNGHAM Producer ANDREE MOLYNEUX Director TERRY JOHNSON
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starring John Wayne Maureen O'Hara
Sean Thornton returns to his native Galway to settle down in peace and quiet after making good in America. But there are many trials and tribulations awaiting him - culminating in a marathon fight up hill and down dale, with the whole village joining in and ending, inevitably in the pub!
Screenplay by FRANK s. NUGENT
From the story by MAURICE WALSH Produced by JOHN FORD and MERIAN C. COOPER Directed by JOHN FORD
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