Live coverage from
Portsmouth where the SDP debates Issues for 1991.
Commentators Sir Robin Day and David Dimbleby with Vivian White
A See-Saw programme (R)
Live coverage from
Portsmouth, including debates on Poverty and the Inner Cities. including at
3.0 News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
Andy Crane - starting with:
The All New Popeye Show: The Great Speckled Whale and Forum or Against 'em Parts 1 and 2
Lisa Canard and her family return from Vancouver with their new baby. Lisa meets Griff, a newcomer to the Degrassi Street school, and they arrange a date. But baby Nicholas isn't well and Lisa decides the baby is more important than her date.
with Roger Finn, Helen Rollason and John Craven
What's happening today in the world? From disasters to dinosaur finds, from conflicts to great adventures, the Newsround team bring you the big stories of the day and explain the facts behind them. Plus some of the odder things that happen on earth!
with Johnny Ball
In the last of this series Johnny discovers the fun behind the facts about: Paint
How many colours the Egyptians used, what Michelangelo painted on the ceiling, and the colouring of churches and fairgrounds.
So Think Again about paint - put on a new coat and paint the town red.
Did you know the Egyptians invented wax crayons?
Fun Park Fantasies
Excited about a promised visit to an amusement park, the babies fall asleep and dream of the wildest playland ever ... and wake up exhausted. Created for television by JIM HENSON (R)
Coming up ...
6.5 Men's 110m Hurdles semi-finals,
6.25 Women's 3,000m Final - one of life's happier citizens, YVONNE MURRAY , deserves a golden moment.
Hereford v Newcastle
In 1972 Hereford United were still a non-league club. Their achievement in drawing a plum First Divison side in the FA Cup third round was exceeded when the teams drew at St James's Park.
Could Hereford go one better in the replay?
Series producer JEFF GODDARD
Presented by Paul Coia and Debbie Greenwood with Russell Grant in the kitchen
Why should every caravan have some garden canes and a spirit level? How does a blank look help a model? And what does cheese clean better than an apple? Find out the answers ... plus tricks and handy hints galore in this series which takes the lid off trade secrets.
With celebrity tips from Norman Collier
Based on an idea by JACK DOUGLAS and LANCE PERCIVAL
Produced by CECIL KORER JOHN ROONEY
(In association with Gambit Enterprises) BBC North West
If you have any hints or tips please send them to:
For fact sheets send a large sae to the same address
Newspapers have to sell to survive. BBC News and ITN compete for audiences. But what are they there for - to enlighten or to entertain? To reflect or to dictate public opinion?
Last week Brass Tacks examined the news values of Britain's four newest national newspapers. Tonight journalists and commentators from print, radio and television join John Harrison - and some of you who rang after last week's programme - to ask, what's news?
BBC North West
At the Berlin checkpoint a man who has been on 'the other side' for six months is handed over to the Americans. The Russians say he is top American physicist Dr Lucas Martino who has been horribly injured in a car crash while attending a conference in East Germany. But Martino's face has been completely reconstructed by cybernetic surgery and FBI agent Rogers has to find out just who the Russians have returned.
Screenplay by JOHN GOULD
Based on the novel by ALGIS BUDRYS Produced by BARRY LEVINSON Directed by JACK GOLD 0 FILMS: page 19
The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael with political and economic reports from Will Hutton and Nick Clarke including a report from the SDP Conference
It's easy to work out the swimming adaptions of living animals, but what about the possibility of doing the same for fossils - ammonites, in particular?