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Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies from Headingley Fourth day
TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of the whole of the morning's play.
Commentators richie BENAUD
JACK BANNISTER
Summarisers
RAY ILLINGWORTH , TED DEXTER Television presentation
KEITH MACKENZIE , ALAN GRIFFITHS

Contributors

Introduces:
Tony Lewis
Commentators:
Richie Benaud
Unknown:
Jack Bannister
Unknown:
Ray Illingworth
Unknown:
Ted Dexter
Unknown:
Keith MacKenzie
Unknown:
Alan Griffiths

by PETER FIRMIN
Pinny and the Bird
Read by Matilda Thorpe
Story and pictures by PETER FIRMIN Music by AR LOG
Directed and animated by OLIVER POSTGATE (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Firmin
Read By:
Matilda Thorpe
Unknown:
Peter Firmin
Music By:
Ar Log
Unknown:
Oliver Postgate
on BBC Two England

Weather followed by SnelHanandHisDog Introduced by Phil Drabble with Eric Halsall
One of the most famous figures of Irish dog trialling and two bachelors with dogs that have represented their country in the national team, come to Chatsworth to chance their skills of sheep herding over the tight and tricky trials course. Heat 3: Ireland the competitors
JOHN BREEN with Matty
JONATHAN IRVINE with Shep
LIONEL PENNEFATHER with Jaff Producer
IAN SMITH (R)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Phil Drabble
Unknown:
Eric Halsall
Unknown:
John Breen
Unknown:
Jonathan Irvine
Unknown:
Lionel Pennefather
Producer:
Ian Smith

Alexander O'Neal
Special
The Ladies' Man
Alexander O'Neal is known as the 'ladies' man' and the latest contender for the 'soul throne'. In concert tonight you can hear his silky smooth voice and see the sweat pour out of him as he performs some of his hit singles - Fake, Criticize, and If You Were Here Tonight. Series producer SHARON AU Producer TERRY JERVIS BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
Alexander O'Neal
Unknown:
Alexander O'Neal
Producer:
Terry Jervis

Magenta De Vine and Sanka Guha find out what's hip in Milan - the style capital of Europe.
Why British clothes are high fashion, what chairs to aspire to, what spaghetti to order, mothers, sons and sunglasses. Why clubs are out and parties are in. How to get invited and why the hot accessory is a car radio.
Director JOSH haul
Series producer RACHEL PURNELL BBC North West
For a booklet containing further information, please send crossed chegue/postal order for £1. 50 made payable to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Sanka Guha

An Inside Job
An urgent message calls a dentist away. Treatment is continued by his amiable film buff colleague. 'Have you seen Treasure of the Sierra Madre?'
Meanwhile the search for a madman continues ...
Written, produced and directed by AIDAN HICKEY

Contributors

Directed By:
Aidan Hickey

BBC2 Invitation Pairs Crown Green Bowling Tournament Fourth Quarter-Final Richard Duckenfield introduces the match which will decide the remaining semi-final place in the 1988 Top Crown tournament from the Mitchells and Butlers Sports and Social Club in Birmingham. This evening promises the hardest quarter-final of the lot. KEN STRUTT and TOMMY HEYES - highly fancied to go all the way this year - meet the formidable partnership of ARTHUR MURRAY and STAN FRITH , two players who've won everything in the crown green bowling world.... though they've never played together as a pairing before. Intriguing! Commentator HARRY RIGBY Director PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH PHILLIPS BBC North West

Contributors

Introduces:
Richard Duckenfield
Unknown:
Ken Strutt
Unknown:
Arthur Murray
Unknown:
Stan Frith
Commentator:
Harry Rigby
Director:
Peter Hayward
Producer:
Keith Phillips

A series of eight programmes featuring natural history films from around the world. 3: Puffins
Everyone has heard of the puffin - the 'cuddly toy' of the bird world. Puffins can never fail to amuse. But this little sea bird is not just a pretty face - it is a tough and intrepid survivor.
This rare and beautifully observed film captures the action and the drama which is quite normal for this fascinating bird. After spending the winter out in the Atlantic, they return each spring to the cliffs of Hermaness in the Shetlands. It is here that they breed and rear their young, and run the gauntlet of avian pirates, like the great skuas, who wait on the wing to mug parent birds as they return home laden with fish for their young. Filmed and directed by IAN MCCARTHY
An RSPB film production
Presented for television by GEORGE INGER BBC Bristol
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Contributors

Directed By:
Ian McCarthy
Television By:
George Inger

Continuing a season of films specially made for television. Tonight starring Ralph Waite Lee Remick
Tommy O'Bannon is a well-known New York sports columnist and committed bachelor - especially since his divorce.
At lunch, he meets attractive and witty Michelle Tenney to whom he takes an instant dislike - after all she despises football, and that in Tommy's book is a major sickness.
But strong feelings of dislike are sometimes known to mellow into friendship and even love. Tommy O'Bannon wouldn't let that happen - would he?
Screenplay by ARNOLD MARGOLIN
Produced by CHRISTOPHER MORGAN Directed by LOU ANTONIO
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Contributors

Unknown:
Ralph Waite
Unknown:
Lee Remick
Unknown:
Tommy O'Bannon
Unknown:
Michelle Tenney
Unknown:
Tommy O'Bannon
Unknown:
Arnold Margolin
Produced By:
Christopher Morgan
Directed By:
Lou Antonio
Tommy:
Ralph Waite
Michelle:
Lee Remick
Abe:
Sam Gray
Carl:
Richard Hamilton
Diana:
Delphi Harrington
Suzanne:
Tracy Pollan
Byron Carter:
Dan Frazer
Clifford:
Antonio Fargas
Man at bar:
Bruce Waite

Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick reporting the major events of the day.
With international reports by DAVID SELLS
CHARLES WHEELER. GAVIN ESLER and JULIAN O'HALLORAN Assignment editors
NIGEL CHAPMAN. NICK GUTHRIE Deputy editor MIKE ROBINSON Editor JOHN MORRISON

Contributors

Unknown:
Donald MacCormick
Unknown:
Charles Wheeler.
Unknown:
Gavin Esler
Unknown:
Julian O'Halloran
Unknown:
Nigel Chapman.
Unknown:
Nick Guthrie
Editor:
Mike Robinson
Editor:
John Morrison

A series of 13 programmes In 1974, producer
Paul Watson introduced to television the Wilkins family of Reading.
9: The Wilkinses have just been to Majorca. On their return. Karen gives them
Sunday lunch and hears all about their first trip abroad. Directors FRANC RODDAM PAUL WATSON (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Watson
Unknown:
Paul Watson

Stand by Your Banner!
Trade Union banners - art, ideology, or both? JOAN BELLAMY compares the symbols used in an 1880s banner for the skilled Bricklayers' Union with those in the 1890s for the unskilled Dockers' Union. Producer TONY COE (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Bellamy
Producer:
Tony Coe

BBC Two England

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