Programme Index

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Andy Crane assisted by Siobhan Mayer ,
Colin Heywood and Sue Devaney starting with The Pink Panther Show Bobolink Pink; Isle of Caprice; Pink-a-boo (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Andy Crane
Assisted By:
Siobhan Mayer
Assisted By:
Colin Heywood
Assisted By:
Sue Devaney

Weather followed by But First This! starting with Silas
10: Silas saved the lives of a rich family and has been invited to stay at their house. This week's cast:
(R)

Contributors

Silas:
Patrick Bach
Godik:
Lucki Molocher
Shrew:
Ingeborg Lapsien
Philip:
Diether Krebs
Otter hunter:
Patrick Lancelot
Jenny:
Nina Rothemund
Mr Sandal:
Hans-Helmut Dickow
Jasper:
Armin Schawe
Bartolis:
Smuel Rodensky
Nanina:
Nelly Huet
Pepe:
Jimmy Karoubi
Policeofficer YANN:
Le Bonniec
Mrs Sandal:
Evelyne Pianka
Anna:
Jeannette Granval
Baldrian:
André Raffard
Jones:
Jacques van Dooren
Toby:
Benoit Serre

Weather followed by But First This! starting with Superman
Ninth in a 13-part series starring
The Magic Necklace
An archaeologist claims he has found an ancient necklace which will protect its wearer from harm, and Superman is pressed to save his friends from the evil consequences.
Written by JACKSON GILLIS Directed by GEORGE BLAIR

Contributors

Written By:
Jackson Gillis
Directed By:
George Blair
the Man of Steel:
George Reeves
Lois Lane:
Noel Neill
Jimmy Olsen:
Jack Larson
Perry White:
John Hamilton

New Father Thames
Narrated by David Attenborough
A heron's- and an eel's-eye view of this world-famous river, once deadly to swim in, now alive with a wide variety of wildlife. From Southend via London, Henley and the beautiful upper Thames, this heron's and eel's journey reveals both good and bad news about the constantly changing waterway that affects a great many people. Produced by RICHARD BROCK BBC Bristol (R)
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Contributors

Unknown:
David Attenborough
Produced By:
Richard Brock

Weather followed by The Garden Party with Viv Lumsden and Eamonn Holmes
Molly Parkin is renowned for her raunchy novels, fashion journalism and remarkable dress sense. Today Molly and her daughter Sophie discuss their 'relative values' with Mavis Nicholson.
Producer CHARLES MAIRN

Contributors

Unknown:
Viv Lumsden
Unknown:
Eamonn Holmes
Unknown:
Molly Parkin
Unknown:
Mavis Nicholson.
Producer:
Charles Mairn

First day of the Cornhill Insurance Test Series from Lord's
England v Sri Lanka
Further live coverage of the afternoon's play.
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD and JACK BANNISTER Summarisers
RAY ILLINGWORTH and TOM GRAVENEY

Contributors

Commentators:
Richie Benaud
Commentators:
Jack Bannister
Unknown:
Ray Illingworth
Unknown:
Tom Graveney

Picnics and Barbecues
At this time of year, weather permitting, eating outdoors adds a new dimension to a meal. Clare Connery suggests a selection of dishes for a picnic and makes barbecue cooking look easy. Paul Clark blends the programme ingredients and discusses the choice of wine for the occasion.
Producer IAN HAMILTON
BBC Northern Ireland (R)
An accompanying booklet is available for £l 75 including postage and packing (cheques and postal orders payable to Broadcast Support Services) from: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Clare Connery
Unknown:
Paul Clark

Today nearly three-quarters of a million teenagers in England and Wales get their GCSE results. They are the 'guinea pigs', the first to sit these controversial new exams. Roger Finn is at
Gateacre Comprehensive in Liverpool to get reactions from pupils the Newsround team followed during the last, vital weeks of their GCSEs. Answering some of their questions and complaints is the Rt Hon Kenneth Baker , MP,
Secretary of State for Education.
And back in London,
Helen Rollason has the latest news.
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Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Finn
Unknown:
Kenneth Baker
Unknown:
Helen Rollason

First of three episodes
Paula overhears two men discussing plans to clear the glen and collects signatures for a petition to stop the building. But the End of the World Man has plans to stop her.
Produced by MARIE JACKSON Directed by bill MISKELLY (R)

Contributors

Produced By:
Marie Jackson

Regional Variations (2)

Top of the Pops

BBC One London

Top of the Pops

25/08/1988

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One London

Gary Davies and Nicky Campbell present the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 25 August 1988 and featuring Brother Beyond, Womack & Womack, Status Quo, Breathe and Tanita Tikaram. Show more

by Tony Holland.
"Little lunch?! You've got enough food there to feed the 5,000."
(Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Writer/Devised by:
Tony Holland
Devised by/Series Producer:
Julia Smith
Producer:
Mike Gibbon
Director:
Nicholas Prosser
Director:
Garth Tucker
Dot Cotton:
June Brown
Charlie Cotton:
Christopher Hancock
Pauline:
Wendy Richard
Arthur:
Bill Treacher
Pete:
Peter Dean
Kathy:
Gillian Taylforth
Ian:
Adam Woodyatt
Michelle:
Susan Tully
Sharon:
Letitia Dean
Donna:
Matilda Ziegler
Colin:
Michael Cashman
Richard:
Chris Matthews
David:
Christopher Reich
Dr Legg:
Leonard Fenton
Ethel:
Gretchen Franklin
Mr Bloom:
Arnold Yarrow
Sue:
Sandy Ratcliff
Guizin:
Ishia Bennison
Pat:
Pam St Clement
Frank:
Mike Reid
Diane:
Sophie Lawrence
Ricky:
Sid Owen
Carmel:
Judith Jacob
Matthew:
Steven Hartley
Rod:
Christopher McHallem
Junior:
Aaron Carrington
Melody:
Lyanne Compton
Joanne:
Pamela Salem
Cindy:
Michelle Collins
Wicksy:
Nick Berry
Christine:
Cheryl Hall
Den:
Leslie Grantham

A magical mystery tour of our own flesh and blood with Dr Graeme Garden
Dr Alan Marvon Davis Dr Gillian Rice and an audience of intrepid volunteers. Against All the Odds
Transplants rarely make the headlines these days - in fact most people take them for granted as once and for all 'miracle cures'. But the reality is much more complicated - so much so that some patients prefer not to have a transplant. Find out tonight just what it takes for the body to accept an organ from somebody else, and why transplants should never work. but do. against all the odds.
Director NIGKI. P'INNIS
Series editor DAVID FILKIN Producer ANNE LAKING
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Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Graeme Garden
Unknown:
Dr Alan Marvon Davis
Unknown:
Dr Gillian Rice

written by Carla Lane

(R)
(Ceefax Subtitles)

Contributors

Writer:
Carla Lane
Title Music:
David Mackay
Designer:
Roger Harris
Producer/Director:
Robin Nash
Mrs Boswell:
Jean Boht
Joey:
Peter Howitt
Jack:
Victor McGuire
Adrian:
Jonathon Morris
Billy:
Nick Conway
Aveline:
Gilly Coman
Mr Boswell:
Ronald Forfar
Julie:
Hilary Crowson
Grandad:
Kenneth Waller
Mr Rachel:
Reginald Marsh
Mr Johnson:
Arthur Cox
Boat owner:
Roy Heather
Policeman:
Terry Melia
Diver:
Stuart Fell

Regional Variations (2)

The Monocled Mutineer

Episode 3: When the Hurly-Burly's Done

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

on BBC One West

Percy Toplis takes charge of negotiations but when the mutiny is over, he becomes a marked man. Using his talent for disguise, Percy escapes to England, where he meets Dorothy.

Sally Magnusson tells the warm and moving story of Eric Liddell , the unorthodox but brilliant runner who in 1924 astounded the world with his Olympic gold medal and then caused consternation by going off to China to serve God - only to meet an untimely death in a Japanese internment camp. Almost 40 years later, he became world-famous as one of the central figures in the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire.
With his widow Mrs Florence
Liddell Hall. his sister Mrs Jenny Somerville , fellow athletes, missionaries and internees.
Producer MALCOLM BROWN Director ROSALIND GOLD

Contributors

Unknown:
Sally Magnusson
Unknown:
Eric Liddell
Unknown:
Mrs Florence
Unknown:
Liddell Hall.
Unknown:
Mrs Jenny Somerville
Producer:
Malcolm Brown
Director:
Rosalind Gold

The final programme tracing a summer cruise of the the guide first published 50 years ago by yachtsman and author K. Adlard Coles.
This week the crew of the Grace O'Malley visit the Isle of Wight.
Has the real spirit of Cowes Week been lost for ever? And can the creeks and harbours cope with the increasing numbers of yachtsmen who come to enjoy their attractions?

Contributors

Unknown:
K. Adlard Coles.
Unknown:
Grace O'Malley
Paul Heiney follows:
Solent

BBC One London

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