Programme Index

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with Andy Crane, assisted by Siobhan Mayer, Colin Heywood and Sue Devaney.

Starting with: The Pink Panther Show
Psst Pink, Never Bug an Ant, The Pink Blue Plate (R)

9.25 Record Breakers
with Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker
Joan Herbert tells how she crocheted her way into the record books, while Miss
Dessi attempts to hula hoop her way into them. And the Black Dog team challenges a world marbles speed record.
Director KATHRYN WOLFE Producer ERIC ROWAN (R)

9.50 Laurel and Hardy Teepee TV (R)

10.00 News; Weather
followed by:
But First This!
starting with:
The Really Wild Show
with Terry Nutkins, Nick Davies and Chris Packham
The cheetah is threatened with extinction. Why is it doomed to die out? On a lighter note, how many spines has a hedgehog? And how on earth do you count them? (R)

10.30 Play School
Presenters Elizabeth Watts, Wayne Jackman
Story: Through My Window by TONY BRADMAN and EILEEN BROWN
Director MARTIN FISHER (R)

10.55 Five to Eleven
with Maya Angelou

11.00 News; Weather
followed by:
But First This! starting with:
Cartoon: Freeloading Feline

11.10am
SOS Coast Guard
A classic cliffhanger serial in 12 thrilling chapters
2: Barrage of Death
Boroff and his deadly henchman Thorg are on the trail of the vital arnatite and Terry has reason to be grateful for coming top in his morse code class.

11.30 Take Nobody's Word for It
Presented by Carol Vorderman and Professor Ian Fells
In this first in a series of nine programmes, Margaret Thatcher explains why she gave up science for politics. Plus a report on a science museum in Holland, and how to print T-shirts.
Producer PATRICK TITLEY (R)

Contributors

Presenter ("But First This"):
Andy Crane
Presenter ("But First This"):
Siobhan Mayer
Presenter ("But First This"):
Colin Heywood
Presenter ("But First This"):
Sue Devaney.
Presenter ("Record Breakers"):
Roy Castle
Presenter ("Record Breakers"):
Cheryl Baker
Contributor ("Record Breakers"):
Joan Herbert
Director ("Record Breakers"):
Kathryn Wolfe
Producer ("Record Breakers"):
Eric Rowan
Presenter ("The Really Wild Show"):
Terry Nutkins
Presenter ("The Really Wild Show"):
Nick Davies
Presenter ("The Really Wild Show"):
Chris Packham
Presenter ("Play School"):
Elizabeth Watts
Presenter ("Play School"):
Wayne Jackman
Story ("Play School"):
Tony Bradman
Story ("Play School"):
Eileen Brown
Director ("Play School"):
Martin Fisher
Presenter ("Five to Eleven"):
Maya Angelou
Presenter ("Take Nobody's Word for It"):
Carol Vorderman
Presenter ("Take Nobody's Word for It"):
Professor Ian Fells
Contributor ("Take Nobody's Word for It"):
Margaret Thatcher
Producer ("Take Nobody's Word for It"):
Patrick Titley
on BBC One London

Weather followed by The Garden Party
Presented by Viv Lumsden and Eamonn Holmes
Debbie Greenwood and John Nicolson report on the personalities and the celebrities who are at the Glasgow International Garden Festival.
John Wells offers an insight into his version of Downing Street. And Paul Eddington joins Mary Marquis for lunch to share the inner secrets of Jim Hacker 's life in Yes, Prime Minister. Directors LIZ SCOTT
MAY MILLER , JOHN GILLESPIE SMITH Producers CHARLES NAIRN GORDON MACMILLAN Editor DAVID MARTIN

Contributors

Presented By:
Viv Lumsden
Presented By:
Eamonn Holmes
Unknown:
Debbie Greenwood
Unknown:
John Nicolson
Unknown:
John Wells
Unknown:
Paul Eddington
Unknown:
Mary Marquis
Unknown:
Jim Hacker
Directors:
Liz Scott
Unknown:
May Miller
Unknown:
John Gillespie Smith
Producers:
Charles Nairn
Producers:
Gordon MacMillan
Editor:
David Martin

To board or not to board - that is the question facing Harold Bishop.
Writer DAVE WORTHINGTON
(For cast see page 67. Shown again tomorrow at 5.35pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Harold Bishop.
Unknown:
Dave Worthington

starring
The Assassins
John Cannon invites
Cochise's representative into the ranch house for peace talks but Apache renegades lay siege to the ranch.... (R)

Contributors

John Cannon:
Leif Erickson
Buck Cannon:
Cameron Mitchell
Billy Blue:
Mark Slade
Victoria:
Linda Cristal
Manolito:
Henry Darrow
Nock-Ay-Del:
X. Brands

Presented by Judi Spiers
Eamonn Holmes learns how to cook something easy and fast. Plus lesson one of Barbara Daly 's basic make-up course with the Newton family as guinea pigs.
Series producer ERICA GRIFFITHS
Producer CLARE BRIGSTOCKE (R) (e)

Contributors

Presented By:
Judi Spiers
Presented By:
Eamonn Holmes
Unknown:
Barbara Daly
Producer:
Erica Griffiths

Roots of All Evil
Compromise is the order of the day when the boys fall out over a car and Annie and Valerie fall out over a tree. Written by R. J. COLLEARY (R)

Contributors

Written By:
R. J. Colleary
Valerie:
Valerie Harper
David:
Jason Bateman
Willie:
Danny Ponce
Mark:
Jeremy Licht
Michael:
And Josh Taylor
Annie Steck:
Judith Kahan

Second heat of the international canoeing competition from the River Dee in North Wales.
With RICHARD FOX , defending Paddles Up champion from Great Britain.
Commentators CHRIS REA and JOHN GOSLING (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Fox
Commentators:
Chris Rea
Commentators:
John Gosling

A 13-part serial by VALERIE GEORGESON from a story by MARGARET STUART BARRY 7 : Who is the mysterious fortune-teller at Lady
Fox-Custard's jumble sale?
Georgesuppliedby Ads Agency Producer ANGELA BEECMNG Director DAVID BELL (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Valerie Georgeson
Story By:
Margaret Stuart Barry
Producer:
Angela Beecmng
Director:
David Bell
Witch:
Elizabeth Spriggs
Simon:
Hugh Pollard
Lady Fox-Custard:
Joan Sims
Mum:
Sarah Wynter
Miss Phoeble:
Elizabeth Proud
Mr Bodley:
John Rapley
Hopkins:
Joe Grossi
Mayor:
Charles Pemberton
PC Scuff:
Christopher Saul
Sally:
Nichola Stapleton
Cuthbert:
Ilan Ostrove
Jimmy:
David Crane
Tim:
James Reinl
Joyce:
Naomie Harris

with Dennis Weaver and Clint Howard The Competitor
In an effort to prove himself and win the leadership of a club, Mark foolishly swims into alligator-infested waters.
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Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Weaver
Unknown:
Clint Howard

'It's all about you, the Great British Public,' says Derek Jameson , along with reporters Jeni Barnett , Lucy Pilkington and Chris Serle. This week Jeni meets the Lincolnshire mother who's earned the title 'supermum' ... and has a most unusual family. Chris becomes a Punch and Judy man for the day at Llandudno. Will he remember what he learnt last week? Oh, yes, he will.
Guest reporter Triona Holden revisits Tony Simpson - a survivor of the Zeebrugge disaster. Fifteen months on his life has taken a dramatic turn for the better. And as ever, Derek will be asking, 'Hope and Glory! What's your story!'
Producer SARAH CAPUN
Series producer PETER BAZALGETTE

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Jameson
Reporters:
Jeni Barnett
Reporters:
Lucy Pilkington
Reporters:
Chris Serle.
Reporter:
Triona Holden
Unknown:
Tony Simpson
Producer:
Sarah Capun
Producer:
Peter Bazalgette

by Tony McHale,
"I want to pull my skin off, I want to die, I really want to die."
(Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Writer:
Tony McHale
Devised by:
Tony Holland
Devised by/Series Producer:
Julia Smith
Story Editor:
Bill Lyons
Series Script Editor:
John Maynard
Producer:
Mike Gibbon
Director:
Garth Tucker
Den:
Leslie Grantham
James Willmott-Brown:
William Boyde
Kathy:
Gillian Taylforth
Michelle:
Susan Tully
WPC:
Eryl Maynard
Policeman:
John Blundell
Pauline:
Wendy Richard
Arthur:
Bill Treacher
Wicksy:
Nick Berry
Det Insp Gray:
Christopher Driscoll
Ian:
Adam Woodyatt
Cindy:
Michelle Collins
Donna:
Matilda Ziegler
Pat:
Pam St. Clement
Frank:
Mike Reid
Ricky:
Sid Owen
Diane:
Sophie Lawrence
Ali:
Nejdet Salih
Mehmet:
Haluk Bilginer
Joanne:
Pamela Salem
Brad:
Jonathan Stratt
Carmel:
Judith Jacob
Matthew:
Steven Hartley
Duncan:
David Gillespie
David:
Christopher Reich

Bad Seed by JOHN FOSTER starring with and A woman reports her doctor husband missing. Kate compares his photograph with an artist's impression of a wanted man.
Producer GERAINT MORRIS Director MARC MILLER (R)
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Contributors

Unknown:
John Foster
Producer:
Geraint Morris
Director:
Marc Miller
Insp Kate Longton:
Anna Carteret
Sgt Joseph Beck:
David Ellison
Sgt George Parrish:
Noel Collins
PC Sparks:
Mark Botham
PC Kelleher:
C J Allen
Det Sgt Duckworth:
Lloyd McGuire
John Holden:
Tom Georgeson
Ellen Butler:
Jan Carey
Dr Colin Butler:
Richard Kay
Maureen:
Ann Penfold
Josephine:
Michelle Baguley
Susan:
Jayne Ashbourne

Alan Titchmarsh with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Producer STEVE KELYNACK
Please send letters to: Points of View, BBCtv Centre. London W128QT
* RADIO TIMES LETTERS: page 80

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh
Producer:
Steve Kelynack

starring
Barbara Carrera Anthony Geary Kim Cattrall Kirstie Alley
In the late 1960s, a group of high-class
New York call girls are shocked into 'retirement' when one of them is brutally murdered. Years later, with the killer safe behind bars, the women begin receiving reminders of the killing.
Terry Halloran , once the den mother, now a respectable businesswoman, is contacted by one of the terrified girls. Unwilling to risk exposing her past, Terry finds herself drawn into a nightmare from which there seems no escape.
Screenplay by STEVE BROWN and DAVID SOLOMAN
Produced by STUART COHEN Directed by PETER HUNT
(First showing on British television)
0 FILMS: page 17
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Contributors

Unknown:
Barbara Carrera
Unknown:
Anthony Geary
Unknown:
Kim Cattrall
Unknown:
Terry Halloran
Unknown:
Steve Brown
Unknown:
David Soloman
Produced By:
Stuart Cohen
Directed By:
Peter Hunt
Terry Halloran:
Barbara Carrera
Lt Malovich:
Anthony Geary
Paula Pettit:
Kim Cattrall
Patrice Cantwell:
Kirstie Alley
Clarissa Hope:
Debby Boone
Ralph Easton:
Gene Dynarski
Maureen Warren:
Tracy Reed
Diane Sandoval:
Kristen Meadows
Ellen Easton:
Megan Gallagher

2: Queen Victoria
'Why should we continue to remember a woman who, by the conventional criteria of greatness, did not really achieve very much at all?' In the second of a six-part series of reappraisals, historian David Cannadine takes a sceptical look at the myths that surround the woman who created the modern monarchy.

Contributors

Unknown:
David Cannadine

BBC One London

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