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The Karate Kids. Larry persuades Balki to join him in learning the martial arts.
Fame. Nigel Farrell meets the octogenarian who believes it's never too late to make it big in the world of showbiz.
With Philippa Forrester.
The Dot Stop.
Cartoon. Go to Bed just can't stay awake.
The classic western series.
In a case of mistaken identity, Manolito is jailed on charges of robbery and murder.
Today, John FitzMaurice Mills cleans asphaltum.
and Regional News; Weather
Television food expert Keith Floyd joins the party and Kenneth Branagh discusses his new film, Dead Again.
Followed by Weather
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In Too Deep. Val lands Karen with a moral dilemma.
Today's frame features former world champion Steve Davis against Martin Clark. With Eamonn Holmes.
With Andi Peters.
A five-part children's comedy. 2: A spooky story on Radio Roo comes true! * STEREO
Cartoon fun. (Rpt)
Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw introduce a host of inventive ideas on the art of picture-making. Who's hiding in the undergrowth and why are the plants looking larger than life? And Morph is having a little trouble with the pencils.
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News for children.
A 20-part children's drama.
15: Gill's split with Julie makes him wild. Spuggie and Fraser settle in at Speedy's.
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Josh's songwriting impresses Melissa, but she inadvertently puts him in an awkward position. Harold thinks he may have found a solution to his problem with the 'bottomless cup of coffee' leaflets. Roger is treating Melanie like a housewife and they aren't even married. And Madge decides to do Darryl Cotton a favour - but what does she want in return?
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Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey present the latest national and international news reports. Weather Rob McElwee
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Appearing on the chat show tonight is Lenny Henry, the comedian and prime mover behind the BBC's annual charity fundraiser, Comic Relief. His new film, True
Identity, in which he plays an actor who longs to be taken seriously but is only ever given stereotyped 'black parts', goes on general release on Friday. Henry can also be seen on BBC1 soon in Alive and Kicking, a powerful and disturbing black comedy about a drug addict shown as part of the Screen One season.
Also on tonight's show are Simply Red, performing their new single, Something Got Me Started. Their first album for a year, Stars, will be released at the end of this month and, in a deliberate change of direction for the band, will feature no cover versions. All the songs are originals, written by lead singer Mick Hucknall. STEREO
Another chance to see the feature-length episode of the detective series that was first shown last Boxing Day. Starring John Nettles
Therefor the Picking. At the Chateau Leufroid, the grape harvest is approaching and Albert is short of help. But when Roderick and Sarah, two young pickers with an unusually advanced interest in electronics, arrive from Jersey, Jim finds himself knee-deep, not in grapes, but in arms dealers and computer hackers. Melanie Thaw is the daughter of John Thaw , who stars in ITV's Inspector Morse.
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With Martyn Lewis. Regional News
Weather Rob McElwee
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The midweek sports magazine returns for the winter, introduced by Desmond Lynam , who is giving up his Grandstand seat after 500 programmes. 'I'm looking forward to watching some football on a Saturday afternoon,' he says. 'I've told
Brighton and Hove Albion that their crowd will be swollen by a total of one this season.'
Live coverage from London's Hammersmith Odeon of the WBC Light-Heavyweight World Championship fight between the holder Dennis Andries
, and the No 1 contender, Australia's Jeff Harding. Commentary by Harry Carpenter.
Graham Taylor 's England kick off their international season against Germany in the Guinness International at
Wembley. Scotland are in Switzerland for a group two European Championship match that they will regard as vital with an away clash against Romania still to come. Northern Ireland are at home to the Faroe Islands in group four of the same competition, and hoping to do better than their 1-1 draw in May's away leg. And the Wales team, rejuvenated by their astonishing 1-0 victory over Germany in June, have a friendly match against the Brazilians at the National
Stadium in Cardiff.
Commentary by John Motson and Tony Gubba.
Plus, Ray Stubbs reports on Liverpool's return to
European competition, six years after the Heysel Stadium tragedy. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick