Animated adventures in 17th-century
Lost late at night,
Barry and Paul stumble across a very strange hotel. With ArthurCox, Karen Ford and Ramsay Gilderdale.
Written by Ramsay Gilderdale and Philip Hazelby
Live entertainment with competitions, comedy, and guests including Julie Mullins , who plays Julie Martin in Neighbours. There's music from Bitty McLean and Pato Banton and the first showing of the new video from Take That. Trev Neal and Simon Hickson visit the Video Goldmine, John Barrowman presents Electric Circus and Paula Danziger recommends a good read. Plus cartoon action with Rugrats and X-Men, and teen soap sensation Clarissa. With Andi Peters and Emma Forbes.
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Introduced by Steve Rider from the towpath at Putney.
12.20 Football Focus
A preview of this afternoon's FA Premiership action, plus Gary Lineker and Jurgen Klinsmann with a look at the art of centre-forward play.
1.10 Women's Boat Race
A report on last Sunday's event held at Henley.
1.20, 1.40, 2.15 Boat Race
Live coverage as the Oxford and Cambridge crews contest the 141st University Boat Race for the Beefeater Gin Trophy, over the four-and-a-quarter mile River Thames course from Putney to Mortlake. The toss is at 1.20 pm, the launch at 1.40, crews on the water at 2.15 with the start scheduled for 2.30. Commentary by Barry Davies , Chris Baillieu and Dan Topoiski. See today's choices.
1.25, 2.00, 3.45 Racing
From Ascot, featuring races at 1.30,2.05 and 3.50.
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan, Julian Wilson, Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore.
3.00, 4.00 Rugby League
Leeds v Featherstone Rovers
Live coverage of the second Challenge Cup semi-final from Elland Road (kick-off
3.00 pm). Leeds are trying to reach their second successive Challenge Cup final after losing to Wigan at Wembley last year. Featherstone were last in the semi-finals in 1983, when they went on to lift the cup for the third time. Commentary by Ray French.
4.40 Final Score
Roundup of the day's results and reports.
Television presentation (boat race) Johnnie Watherston
Tonight's edition of the snooker game show features Ronnie O'Sullivan ,
Ray Reardon and Jason Ferguson. With host Jim Davidson and referee John Virgo. Director Charles Garland ; Producer John Burrowes
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Starring Dean Cain , Teri Hatcher Church of Metropolis. Superman becomes the target of a powerful criminal organisation. With his friends underthreat, the man of steel faces a deadly dilemma: he knows who the wrongdoers are, but is powerless to stop them alone.
Simon Mayo introduces a series of nine entertainment shows developed from his popular Radio 1 slot. Each week he will extract confessionsfrom an unsuspecting studio audience.
"Confessors" will baretheirsouls, and three contestants will reveal some of their darkest and funniest secrets. This week's star confessor will win a holiday to San Francisco.
Director John Gorman ; Producer Mark Linsey
Simon Mayo 's Kind of Day: page
Anthea Turner and Gordon Kennedy present this week's prize draw and meet some of the lucky winners whose lives have been changed by the lottery. Producer Richard Woolfe
With John Humphrys. Subtitled
Weather Richard Edgar ............ Followed by National Lottery Update
A powerful drama series about the professional and personal conflicts facing the medical elite of a top flight hospital.
Starring Mandy Patinkin
Adam Arkin , Hector Elizondo
Surgeon Arthur Thurmond stands accused of incompetence. The brilliant but tempestuous Jeffrey Geiger uses state-of-the-art facilities to separate Siamese twins. See today's choices.
♦Who's who In Chicago Hope: page 24
Lenny Henry returns with a newsix-part series of stand up comedy and sketches. Tonight's guest is Barry Norman.
See today's choices.
Director Juliet May; Producer GeoffAtkinson
* See This Week: page 6
Highlights from one of the afternoon's key matches in the FA Premiership,
Everton v Blackburn Rovers. Plus the rest of the day's goals, and the March Goal of the Month competition. Introduced by Desmond Lynam. Series producer John Shrewsbury ; Editor
Comedy from the stand-up circuit. Tonight, Felix Dexter, John Thomson and Scott Capurro. Hosted by Barry Cryer.
Director Mark Mylod; Producer Claudia Lloyd
Christmas 1959: in the last weeks of Cuba's ailing Batista regime, Robert Dapes , a soldier of fortune, becomes embroiled in a world of vice, corruption and romance. With Jack Weston , Hector Elizondo , Denholm Elliott ,
Martin Balsam and Chris Sarandon.
Director Richard Lester ( (1979) + FILM REVIEWS pages 53-56