An RKO film
with Kirsty Wark and Jeremy Paxman
Weather followed by Open Air
Open Air talks to
Phil Redmond and the Brookside team, plus your calls to Mike Shaft.
Weather followed by Going for Gold
starting with Playbus
The Playground Stop
Today's story is "Coochie-Coochie-Coo". (R)
with Patricia Routledge
Today the British Film Institute launches One Day in the Life of Television. Plus Cheryl Baker
Weather followed by Daytime Livewith Sue Cook , Alan Titchmarsh ,
Floella Benjamin , Su Pollard and Jane Harrison
with Philip Hayton
Weather MICHAEL FISH
Mrs Mangel prepares a special dinner for Harold. Written by DAVE WORTHINGTON Directed by TONY OSICKA
Hosted by Henry Kelly
Michael Redgrave Michael Denison Edith Evans
The classic version of OSCAR WILDE'S comedy. Two wealthy bachelors, Jack and Algernon, use the imaginary name 'Ernest' when courting Gwendolen and Cecily, but are shocked when both girls fall for 'Ernest's' charms.
Produced by TEDDY BAIRD
Directed by ANTHONY ASQUITH
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Andy Crane - starting with:
PC Pinkerton: Mrs Crumble's Tumble
Dai the milkman is late.... With the voices of Ian Lavender, Jessica Martin, Sam Kelly, David Shaw Parker
Devised and written by GEOFFREY BOURNE TAYLOR and JOHN MURPHY EDWARDS
Music JOHN KELHAM
Produced and directed by TREVOR BOND
4.00pm Fireman Sam: Telly Trouble
Narrated by John Alderton
Starring Roland Rat Superstar and Lorraine Chase as Miss Litmus
in The Case of the Low-Flying Computer Guided Pizzas
Important people are being splattered by pizzas.
Written by COLIN BOSTOCK-SMITH and DAVID CLARIDGE
Assistant producer PETER LESLIE
Producer OLIVER MACFARLANE (R)
4.15pm What's Your Story?
Sylvester McCoy and the company are waiting to Perform your stories.
Watch part 2 today and phone in with your ideas for tomorrow's story - [number removed].
See Ceefax page 238 for tomorrow's potential scriptwriters.
Written and presented by Johnny Ball, Ann de Caires, Mark Salter and children from Shepshed High School, Leicestershire. Why is two thirds of the earth occupied by a civilisation of intelligent creatures called cetaceans? What's the connection between a kingpin, a top hat and an endurance race?
And what goes flash, bang, wallop in time to the music? - watch Knowhow for the knowhow.
Hyperspace Hotel 2: Lemon Aid
Directors JASON GARBETT, MARTIN FISHER, RIITTA LYNN
Producer JANE TARLETON
5.05pm Grange Hill
Thirteenth of 20 episodes by KAY TRAINOR
Matthew tries to get out of PE and Mr Mackenzie gets more concerned. Laura finds out what Simon was up to at the party and isn't pleased.
Producer RONALD SMEDLEY
Director ALBERT BARBER (R)
5.30pm What's Your Story?
Talk to Sylvester McCoy live by telephone about tomorrow's episode on [number removed]
Producer RICHARD SIMKIN
with Nicholas Witchell and Laurie Mayer
Weather Ian McCaskill
The Blakemore family from Bolton and the Moore family from Sutton face a testing time tonight as Noel Edmonds asks them to spot vintage comedy stars and famous detectives in the search for the Telly Addicts champions of 1988. Director NICK HURRAN Producer TIM MANNING
Executive producer JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill
by Gilly Fraser.
"Everything that's gone wrong for Kathy has gone wrong here, in Albert Square."
Regional Variations (2)
Classic sitcom about a manic hotelier. Fawlty Towers is expecting some wedding guests, and Basil decides to defend the hotel's standard of morality.
Questionmaster David Coleman
Tonight Ian Botham is joined by Britain's Boxer of the Year, Lloyd Honeyghan - the World Welterweight Champion - and the Australian rugby union captain Nick Farr-Jones .
Bill Beaumont lines up with last season's top scorer in the First Division, the Liverpool and Republic of Ireland striker John Aldridge and the new Sportscar
Champion of the World, Martin Brundle
Director MICK DEMPSEY Producer MIKE ADLEY BBC North West
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
with Michael Buerk
Regional News; Weather
Second of an eight-part series written by Susan Wilkins
Following a trail via parliamentary candidates and through warehouse parties, unorthodox private detectives Pearl and Finn track down a black toy boy's killer. Are they in time?
Winner of a Special Award at Wildscreen 88 Narrated by David Attenborough
Living in the hot, hostile landscape of the Kalahari, these little creatures have devised a way of coming out on top - by teamwork. This is the tale of one of these teams as they take on all comers.
Photography RICHARD GOSS Producer MARION ZUNZ (R)
Presented by Anna Ford with Kim Howells
Tonight's Network looks at sports coverage on television. Are the viewers being provided with the kind of coverage they want, or are sports programmes often boring, superficial and uninformative? How do
British sports journalists compare with their counterparts on foreign television stations? In his film, Simon Inglis maintains that there is much room for improvement, especially in the televising of football. In the studio, a group of viewers and other interested parties discuss the issue with the BBC and ITV heads of sport. Studio director LINDA NASH
Executive producer ROBIN GUTCH Producer GEOFF GRIFFITHS If you want to use 'Network' mticise television, write to: Network, BBCtv Centre, London W128QTor call on [number removed]
The latest Star Trek movie, cartoon animations, scientific concepts or CAD need realistic computer graphics. Anna Ford narrates the search from California to Japan for the perfect image. Derived from an Open University course on Computer Aided Design this programme won a gold at the 1987 International Film and TV Festival of New York. Film editor PHIL STILLMAN Producer KEVIN NEWPORT
A BBC/Open University production