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Andy Crane presents a whole morning of summer entertainment assisted by Siobhan Mayer ,
Colin Heywood and Sue Devaney. There's music, competitions, fashion, new films, videos and star guests as well as some favourite programmes starting with The Pink Panther
Show
The Pink Flea, I've Got Ants in my Plans and Pinto Pink (R)
0.25 Record Breakers
Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host television's top record breaking show.
There's a spectacular display of barefoot waterski-ing as American champion Mike Seipel flies in to try and better his own world record. Nine-year-old Ben Robinson from Billingham tells how he became the youngest British golfer to shoot a hole-in-one. There's more news on the conga cliffhanger - can someone, somewhere, create the world's longest conga line? And chef Stephen Turner attempts to cook up an eggstraordinary new world cookery record. (R)
0.50 Laurel and Hardy Monster Bash (R)
10.00 News
Weather followed by But First This! starting with The Really Wild Show with Terry Nutkins Nick Davies and Chris Packham
To end the series - a studio full of animals. Terry, Nick and Chris illustrate your Top 20 questions with mice, worms, snails, sausages, snakes, the odd hawk and an African elephant. Plus potholing, a special flower delivery, and Terry proves that baldness has advantages - for vultures! BBC Bristol (R)
10.30am Play School Presenters
Elizabeth Watts Wayne Jackman
Story: The Emperor's New Clothes (trad) adapted by BARBARA RODDAM (R)
10.55 Five to Eleven with Maya Angelou
11.00 News
Weather followed by But First This! starting with Cartoon
11.10 SOS Coast Guard starring
4: The Fatal Shaft
Can Terry escape before a falling elevator brains him? A REPUBLIC SERIAL
11.30 Take Nobody's Word for It
'Do-it-yourself science presented by Carol Vorderman and Professor Ian Fells of Newcastle
University. Special guest Professor Edwin Dawes is really a biochemist, but his hobby is conjuring. He'll be explaining how Ancient Greek priests produced miracles by applying some simple science. There's more news of the Design-an-Exhibit competition and Carol discovers how the RAF tests the reaction times of prospective pilots. (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Andy Crane
Assisted By:
Siobhan Mayer
Assisted By:
Colin Heywood
Assisted By:
Sue Devaney.
Unknown:
Roy Castle
Unknown:
Cheryl Baker
Unknown:
Mike Seipel
Unknown:
Ben Robinson
Unknown:
Stephen Turner
Unknown:
Terry Nutkins
Unknown:
Nick Davies
Unknown:
Chris Packham
Unknown:
Elizabeth Watts
Unknown:
Wayne Jackman
Unknown:
Maya Angelou
Presented By:
Carol Vorderman
Unknown:
Ian Fells
Unknown:
Professor Edwin Dawes
Terry Kent:
Ralph Byrd
Boroff:
Bela Lugosi
Jean Norman:
Maxime Doyle
on BBC One London

Weather followed by The Garden Party with Viv Lumsden , Eamonn Holmes , Paul Coia and Debbie Greenwood.
Mavis Nicholson meets Magnus and Sally Magnusson

Contributors

Unknown:
Viv Lumsden
Unknown:
Eamonn Holmes
Unknown:
Paul Coia
Unknown:
Debbie Greenwood.
Unknown:
Mavis Nicholson
Unknown:
Sally Magnusson

Can Helen and Jim find
Henry before he sells all of Helen's exhibition paintings? Writer MARIE TREVOR Director STEVE MANN
(For cast see page 69. Shown again at
5.35pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Marie Trevor
Director:
Steve Mann

First of two programmes The Eccentrics
A chance to see again part of the first series celebrating 50 years of classic films from the Rank studios.
Narrated by Sir John Mills Today: scenes of inspired dottiness from some of the true originals of British cinema. including Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers , Alastair Sim and Edith Evans , in Blithe Spirit, Waltz of the Toreadors, Cottage to Let and The Importance of Being Earnest.
Produced by ROBERT SIDAWAY and MAURICE SELLAR
A CHARISMA FILMS production (R) (Tomorrow at 2.55pm: 'Power and Prejudice)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir John Mills
Unknown:
Peter Sellers
Unknown:
Alastair Sim
Unknown:
Edith Evans
Produced By:
Robert Sidaway
Produced By:
Maurice Sellar

The Cat that Got Away
A man takes his cat to be groomed and it escapes while in the pet shop's custody.
How liable is the pet shop? A bizarre case which has an explosive and unexpected ending. Judge Joseph A. Wapner gives a decision based on Californian law. Host Doug Llewelyn

Contributors

Unknown:
Judge Joseph A. Wapner
Unknown:
Doug Llewelyn

Norwich Union Trophy The grand final of television's international canoeing competition from Llangollen, North Wales. Commentators CHRIS REA and JOHN GOSLING (R)

Contributors

Commentators:
Chris Rea
Commentators:
John Gosling

with Nick Wilton
Floella Benjamin ,
Robert Harley and Sarah Mortimer During the judging of the United Kingdom Smelly Feet Finals, results were delayed when judges stopped to watch their favourite programme - Fast Forward.
Production david
CRICHTON TREVOR MCCALI. UM
Series producer ANN REAY (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Nick Wilton
Unknown:
Floella Benjamin
Unknown:
Robert Harley
Unknown:
Sarah Mortimer
Unknown:
Crichton Trevor McCali.

with Simon O'Brien and Fiona Lee Fraser
Ten 14-year-olds gather at Birmingham's Alexander
Stadium to contest the first quintathlon. As
Daley Thompson looks to Seoul, these competitors look to the 1996 games with their first attempt at a half-decathlon. Britain's Geoff Parsons goes to Ramsgate to reveal high-jumpers' secrets. And three of Nottingham Forest's league side look back seven years to the day they joined the Forest Boys Club and talk to today's 11-year-olds. Director ALAN YARDLEY Producer CHRIS FEAR BBC North West
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Contributors

Unknown:
Simon O'Brien
Unknown:
Fiona Lee Fraser
Unknown:
Daley Thompson
Unknown:
Geoff Parsons
Director:
Alan Yardley

The science power game with Kenny Everett assisted by Cleo Rocos
Watch Kenny get stretched and the Brainstormers get evaporated in another vaguely scientific knee-knocking game of hilarious efforts to avoid the 'scrungetron'.
Series editor david FILKIN
Director STUART MCDONALn Producer ROB BAYLY
Win a 'Brainstorm' sweatshirt. Ceefaxpage 187
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Contributors

Unknown:
Kenny Everett
Assisted By:
Cleo Rocos
Assisted By:
Watch Kenny
Director:
Stuart McDonaln
Producer:
Rob Bayly

Written by CARLA LANE
Title music by DAVID MACKAY Directed by SUSAN BELBIN
Produced by ROBIN NASH (R)
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Contributors

Written By:
Carla Lane
Music By:
David MacKay
Directed By:
Susan Belbin
Produced By:
Robin Nash
Mrs Boswell:
Jean Boht
Joey Boswell:
Peter Howitt
Jack Boswell:
Victor McGuire
Adrian Boswell:
Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell:
Nick Conway
Aveline Boswell:
Gilly Coman
Mr Boswell:
Ronald Forfar
Grandad:
Kenneth Waller
Julie:
Hilary Crowson
Carmen:
Jenny Jay
Roxy:
Joanna Phillips-Lane
Till girl:
Pauline Daniels
First woman:
Gladys Ambrose
Posh lady:
Myfanwy Talog
Doctor:
Andrew Tourell

Fourth in a retrospective season of plays written for television by DAVID MERCER starring
The Countess lives in her East European palace, oblivious to the new regime that has moved in. After the war Volubin, a Marxist writer, is instructed to obtain from her the keys to her wine-cellar, which are needed for a celebration dinner. First shown in 1970, this play charts the transition of dictatorial power in the 20th century.
Producer GRAEME MCDONALD Directed by ALAN BRIDGES (R)
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Contributors

Television By:
David Mercer
Producer:
Graeme McDonald
Directed By:
Alan Bridges
Countess von Reger:
Celia Johnson
Volubin:
Peter Vaughan
Blaustein:
And Sydney Tafler
Marenka:
With Patsy Byrne
Robert Kelvin:
Bernard Kay
Little boy:
Richard Beaumont
Bernard:
Peter Jesson
Gestapo agent:
Jon Rollason
Pavel:
Leonard Cracknell
Little girl:
Lysandre de la Hay
Gentleman:
Gerald Case
Interrogator:
Godfrey James

In the second of her new series, Esther Rantzen talks to The Rt Hon Dr David Owen, mp about politics, personalities and power. Brilliant, uncompromising and, by his own admission, irritable and impatient, how does this glamorous, go-it-alone politician see the future for himself and for Britain? Director ROBIN BEXTOR
Producer DEBORAH PERKIN

Contributors

Director:
Robin Bextor
Producer:
Deborah Perkin

David Dimbleby and Sir Robin Day present live coverage of the Kensington by-election, the first Parliamentary contest since the 1987 General
Election. For all the political parties - old and new - this by-election is an important mid-summer test of strength. Nick Clarke reports from the count at Kensington Town Hall.
Vivian White presents analysis of the polls and Sir Robin Day interviews a panel of leading politicians. Producers MIKE KAVANAGH JIM GRAY. ROSALEEN HUGHES and STEVE ANDERSON
Director VICTOR MELLENEY Editor SUZANNE FRANKS

Contributors

Unknown:
David Dimbleby
Unknown:
Nick Clarke
Unknown:
Vivian White
Unknown:
Sir Robin Day
Producers:
Mike Kavanagh
Producers:
Jim Gray.
Producers:
Rosaleen Hughes
Producers:
Steve Anderson
Director:
Victor Melleney
Editor:
Suzanne Franks

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