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in Chinatown Chump
An RKO film
with Kirsty Wark and Pamela Armstrong
A serial in 15 episodes
The Prisoner of Mongo in which Flash Gordon learns the secret of Queen Azura's magic from his friend Prince Barin, but is captured by the Tree People before he can take advantage of his new-found knowledge.
Andy Crane presents a whole morning of summer entertainment assisted by Siobhan Mayer ,
Colin Heywood and Sue Devaney. Starting with The Pink Panther Show
Today: Extinct Pink Science Friction
Pink Paradise (R)
The Cardiff gang catapult on to your screens with lots of ideas for things to do. Ben is building a machine to deal with viewers' letters; Kate meets two sisters who're Mini-stox stars and Morgan grows a crystal garden. (R)
Stan and Ollie make monkeys of themselves when they buy a chimp in Baboon Tycoon (R)
Weather followed by But First This! starting with The Littlest Hobo
Wolf Hunt (R)
'Who will buy?'
Presenters Jane Hardy Robert Kitson
Story: Rumbelow's Dance by JOHN YEOMAN (R)
with pupils from the Arts Educational Schools, Chiswick
Weather followed by But First This! starting with The Fighting Devil Dogs A classic cliffhanger serial in 12 exciting chapters starring
5: Undersea Bandits Tom and Frank are determined to dive to the wreck of the Aurora to retrieve the revolutionary gyroscope which powers the Lightning's mysterious projectiles. But he is watching their every move and strikes while Tom is fathoms deep. Directed by WILLIAM WITNEY and JOHN ENGLISH A REPUBLIC serial
The Swimming Pool
Fred and Barney go for the ultimate status symbol and build a backyard pool, but although things go swimmingly for a while, there are soon a few ripples in their friendship ...
A HANNA BARBERA production (R)
Weather followed by The Garden Party Viv Lumsden and John Nicolson with the issues, the people and the music of today. Celebrities from the Edinburgh International
Film Festival visit Glasgow for 'a day out-of this-world'. David Cranston of Gleneagles joins
Glynn Christian in the kitchen in the garden. Gail Anne Dorsey serenades Richard Jobson. Producers GORDON MACMILLAN ANNE SOMERS. CHARLES NAIRN Editor DAVID MARTIN BBC Scotland
with Michael Buerk
Weather JOHN KETTLEY
Henry is caught with his shirt off. Will he be able to talk himself out of a sticky situation? This week's cast:
Written by BETTY LUIN
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by JOHN KING and COLIN GODMAN
The story of a wartime childhood, spent in the peace of lake and woodland.
Starring Joseph O'Conor and Simon King with PETER MOHAN ,
DAPHNE NEVILLE , and HUBERT TUCKER Director JOHN KING. BBC Bristol (R)
Join Judi Spiers and find out how you can save time, effort and above all, money.
Lynda Brown comes up with two days' worth of tasty meals for E5.40;
Eamonn Holmes wields a paintbrush and home-made beer is taste-tested by some big bruisers. Plus the property doctor and part 4 of Barbara Daly 's make-up masterclass.
Series producer ERICA GRIFFITHS
Producer CLARE BRIGSTOCKE (R) (e)
No Date for the Doctor
Dr Mary Flowers joins a dating agency, only to have one of its male employees make a lewd proposition to her. Can she reclaim her subscription fee?
A Piercing Experience
A woman buys earrings from
. a store that she has not been allowed to try on for 'health reasons'. They do not fit. The jeweller refuses to take them back. Is he liable?
Judge Wapner gives a decision on these cases based on Calif ornian law. Host Doug Llewlyn
starring Valerie Harper as Valerie Hogan
Whose Team Is It Anyway? Brian Clough move over:
Valerie is taking up soccer coaching and her first decision is to drop Willie from the team. Meanwhile, David is left slaving over a hot stove.
Written by KEN KUTA
Directed by PETER BALDWIN (R)
Simon Parkin - starting with Heathcliff and Co Starring that favourite alley-cat, Heathcliff, the terror of the town. Today's stories: Heathcliff's Pet
Swamp Fever (R)
written and created by BOB BLOCK
It's torture time on Annua by the hardy annuals, while
Murphy goes into the antique business by pinching from the past!
Incidental music JONATHAN COHEN Designer JOHN ASBRIDGE
Producer JEREMY SWAN (R)
with Mark Curry
The last in the series
Queen Victoria's Holiday Home by DOROTHY SMITH
'A perfect little paradise' is how Queen Victoria described Osborne House - the get-away-from-it-all holiday home by the sea.
Produced by EDWARD BARNES (R)
with Nicholas WitcheU and Philip Hayton
Weather IAN MCCASKILL
Richard Bath Penny Bustin Steve Clarke bring you tonight's news and views from London and the south east.
Plus sport from Michael Wale Editor FIONA CHESTERTON
Terry's guests tonight include Sylvester Stallone
The last in the series.
An athletics masterclass from Mary Peters Track, Belfast.
Introduced by Stuart Storey.
Coaches' reputations are at stake today - have the guests listened and trained hard enough? Allan Wells, Sharon Hutchings, John Ridgeon and Tessa Sanderson cheer and coax sportsmen and women over four events - 60 metres hurdles, javelin, high jump, then into new territories - over 200 metres. The guests have been paired - Sean Kerly, hockey, with Gaynor Stanley, swimming; Steven Redgrave, rowing, joins Lisa Opie, squash; and Neil Adams, judo, partners Liz Hobbs, from water skiing. Using decathlon and heptathlon tables to score, which duo will come out on top?
BBC Northern Ireland
written by JOHN KANE starring Terry Scott and June Whitfield
Directed by MARTIN SHARDLOW Produced by ROBIN NASH (R)
(Final programme, Friday 8.30pm)
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Regional Variations (2)
Ever Decreasing Circles
Martin is incensed when Howard and Hilda are denied their right to use a public footpath by a local farmer, and decides to champion their cause. Show more
with Michael Buerk and Philip Hayton
Regional News; Weather
The last in a series of personal documentaries on the contemporary world Rackets at Dawn by FRANK KEATING
Champagne, smoked salmon and a guaranteed seat on the Centre Court for the men's final at Wimbledon?
No problem, and it won't cost you a penny if you are a favoured client of almost any British company.
Frank Keating , author and sports writer for the Guardian, investigates the newest 'loadsamoney' boom industry in British sport - corporate hospitality.
He visits Wimbledon, Ascot, Henley and the Lord's Test Match, talks to the new millionaires who lay on the corporate entertainment, and the business people who would rather clinch a deal than watch the wretched sport. 'We have all the best tickets,' says a corporate man. 'But we pray for rain.' Photography MICHAEL MILES Sound MICHAEL LAX
Research EMMA DE'ATH
Film editor STEFAN RONOWICZ
Executive producer DAVID PEARSON Producer RON JOHNSTON
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starring and Streetwise
True love was never going to run smoothly for
Vic Rumano , an undercover cop whose relationship with a young prostitute is suddenly discovered. Crockett and Tubbs might have a solution to their dilemma, but it could prove more deadly than just a conflict of interest.
Written by DENNIS COOPER Directed by FRED WALTON
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The last in the series.
Dave Lee Travis introduces some famous hit records from the past.
Executive producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill (R)
The first of three programmes in which
Paul Heiney cruises the Solent in his gaff-cutter the Grace O'Malley. It's 50 years since the yachtsman and author K. ADLARD COLES first published his famous guide to these popular waters, and the changes that have taken place since then have been reflected in the numerous updated editions of his book. But it's the first edition that provides Heiney's inspiration, as he sets sail to discover how the Solent has fared at the hands of developers and visitors; and to consider what the future may hold for those who live around its shores.