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The fascinating facts programme that answers viewers' questions. Today, how are comics made and why do dogs bury bones? With
John Eccleston , Paul Hendy and Julie Westwood. WRITE TO: Dear Mr Barker , PO Box 1545. London W12 6DB with questions.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Eccleston
Unknown:
Paul Hendy
Unknown:
Julie Westwood.
Unknown:
Mr Barker

This week, an interview with the shortest player in the National Basketball Association, a visit to the Top of the Pops studios, and a spectacular glass balancing record is attempted in the studio. With Cheryl Baker, Kriss Akabusi, Ron Reagan and Dan Roland.

Contributors

Unknown:
Cheryl Baker
Unknown:
Kriss Akabusi
Unknown:
Ron Reagan
Unknown:
Dan Roland

Today's theme is the weather, with a look at global climate changes and a ride in a "weather plane" over the Atlantic.
With Stuart Miles, Katy Hill, Romana D'Annunzio and Richard Bacon.
WEB SITE: [web address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Stuart Miles
Presenter:
Katy Hill
Presenter:
Romana D'Annunzio
Presenter:
Richard Bacon

The hottest hits from the week's top 40, with live performances, the best pop music videos and Britain's number one single.
Repeated tomorrow Stereo Subtitled.
TOP OF THE POPS - THE MAGAZINE: price £1.35, on sale now from newsagents

Contributors

Director/Producer:
Chris Cowey

The series which reconstructs real-life rescues, with Michael Buerk and Donna Bernard.
Tonight's programme looks at young people and alcohol. Stories include a 12-year-old girl who suffered serious alcohol poisoning after a binge, and a 14-year-old killed in an accident after drinking the equivalent of six pints of lager in a pub. Plus advice on the effects of alcohol.
Series producer Tessa Finch ; Series editor Andrea Wills Stereo Subtitled........
WEB SITE: [web address removed]
DRINKLINE: [number removed] (calls charged at local rates or [number removed] (calls charged at national rates)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Buerk
Unknown:
Donna Bernard.
Producer:
Tessa Finch

Regional Variations (2)

Only Fools and Horses

Series 4

Episode 1: Happy Returns

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Classic sitcom set in south London. A new spark of romance in Rodney's life rekindles an old flame of Del's.

The indomitable Lancashire detective returns for a new series of nine dramas starring Patricia Routledge
Hetty joins a quilt making circle in order to find out who is terrorising a housing estate.
See today's choices.
Written by Jeremy Paul
At home and on the case: p 6

Contributors

Writer:
Jeremy Paul
Producer:
Carol Parks
Director:
David Giles
Hetty Wainthropp:
Patricia Routledge
Robert:
Derek Benfield
Geoffrey:
Dominic Monaghan
DCI Adams:
John Graham Davies
Maureen O'Callaghan:
Lill Roughley
Lenny Thornber:
Darren Tighe
Frank Starling:
Paul Popplewell
Trisha Grice:
Alicy Aeyo
David Hartley:
Alan Halsall
Shirley Griffin:
Mary Larkin
Stan Griffin:
Bill Fellows
Arthur Griffin:
Ian Thompson
Karen Hartley:
Fenella Norman
Mr Thornber:
William Whymper
Mrs Thornber:
Dinah Handley
Claire Pilger:
Catherine Terris
Sandra Smith:
Meryl Hampton

Terry Wogan continues a series in which he recalls classic interviews with the stars.
Tonight he looks back on conversations with Dustin Hoffman, Paul McCartney,
Gregory Peck and Goldie Hawn. He also remembers meeting Luciano Pavarotti,
Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras, also known as the Three Tenors.

Stereo Subtitled .

Contributors

Presenter:
Terry Wogan
Unknown:
Dustin Hoffman
Unknown:
Paul McCartney
Unknown:
Gregory Peck
Unknown:
Luciano Pavarotti
Unknown:
Placido Domingo
Unknown:
Jose Carreras
Producer:
Emma Cornish
Executive Producer:
Peter Estall

Highlights of the concluding frames of this best of 17 first semi-final. With commentary from Clive Everton, Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor and John Virgo. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.

Contributors

Unknown:
Ray Edmonds
Unknown:
Dennis Taylor
Unknown:
John Virgo.
Introduced By:
Dougie Donnelly

Culture-clash comedy starring Tom Selleck
Jack Elliot doesn't realise that he's washed-up as a baseball player, so it's a bit of a shock when he's transferred to Japan's Chunichi Dragons.
Soon he's clashing with coach Uchiyama, only to confuse things further by falling in love with the latter's daughter.
(1992,15)
See Films: pages 60-70 **
Followed by Weather

Contributors

Director:
Fred Schepisi
Jack Elliot:
Tom Selleck
Uchiyama:
Ken Takakura
Hiroko Uchiyama:
Aya Takanashi
Max Hammer Dubois:
Dennis Haysbert
Yoji Nishimura:
Toshi Shioya
Toshi Yamashita:
Kohsuke Toyohara
Ryoh Mukai:
Toshizo Fujiwara

BBC One London

About BBC One

BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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