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Norma Cradock discovers just who is behind the red nose and greasepaint as she joins clown Roly Bain for prayer and reflection at today's Clowns
International Charity Event at Bicton Park near Exeter.

Contributors

Unknown:
Norma Cradock
Unknown:
Roly Bain

Equestrian
The vital second round of the individual show jumping competition from the Real Club de Polo. Who will follow the Seoul gold medallist
Pierre Durand (France) as the 1992 Olympic champion? Durand, riding Jappeloup de Luze, had just 1.25 faults four years ago. Not since Alwin Schockemohle on Warwick Rex in 1976 has the winning horse and rider managed two clear rounds.
Plus the best of this morning's six boxing finals and news of the men's volleyball final.
Cricket: Fifth Test
England v Pakistan
Continued live coverage of the final Test from the Oval. England haven't beaten
Pakistan in a Test series for ten years, and five years ago, a draw at the Oval meant
Imran Khan led his team to their first series win in England.
Pakistan's current captain
Javed Miandad hit a magnificent 260 in that game, and will be determined to inspire his young XI to victory over Graham Gooch 's side today.
(Highlights tonight at 11. 10am on BBC2) ● STEREO

Contributors

Unknown:
Pierre Durand
Unknown:
Alwin Schockemohle
Unknown:
Imran Khan
Unknown:
Javed Miandad
Unknown:
Graham Gooch

The open-air summer season continues with tonight's programme from the picturesque village of Yardley Hastings in Northamptonshire. Caron Keating meets up with 4,000 young people from
United Reformed Churches all over the country, who join with villagers to celebrate the transformation of the old village chapel into a new national youth resource centre. Hymns include We Are
Marching in the Light of God, Praise the Lord - His Glories
Show, Come Down 0 Love Divine, Will You Come and Follow Me?
Producer Moira Kean
Editor Roger Hutchings
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Producer:
Moira Kean
Editor:
Roger Hutchings

Regional Variations (2)

Life on Earth

Episode 13: The Compulsive Communicators

Duration: 55 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for 4 months

David Attenborough seeks to explain how we came to dominate life on earth, tracing the African origins of humans to nearly three million years ago. Show more

A drama from 1982, shown as part of a major retrospective of the work of Alan Bennett and his producer Innes Lloyd. Starring Alan Bennett, Thora Hird, Julie Walters
When his father is taken ill, Midgley makes a beeline for his bedside, anxious to atone for the mistakes of the past.
Midgley is determined to be there when his dad dies, holding his hand. Typically, his dad lingers. The hospital wants Midgley out of the way and maybe Midgley wants his father out of the way.... until the arrival of night nurse Valery.
Director Gavin Millar
(Julie Walters appears in Alan Bennett 's Talking Heads on Thursday at 9.35pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Bennett
Producer:
Innes Lloyd.
Unknown:
Alan Bennett
Unknown:
Thora Hird
Unknown:
Julie Walters
Director:
Gavin Millar
Unknown:
Julie Walters
Unknown:
Alan Bennett
Denis Midgley:
Alan Bennett
Aunty Kitty:
Thora Hird
Valery:
Julie Walters
Frank Midgley:
Frank Crompton
Joyce Midgley:
Helen Fraser
Uncle Ernest:
Colin Douglas
Hartley:
Derek Fowlds
Jean:
Madge Hindle
Mark:
Jeremy Mosby
Elizabeth:
Karen Tunstall
Alice Duckworth:
Elizabeth Spriggs
Colin Midgley:
David Major
Mrs Midgley's s mother:
Jeanne Doree
Miss Tunstall:
Joan Sanderson
Teacher:
Ted Beyer
Mrs Azakwale:
Lucita Lijertwood
Mr Horsfall:
Jim Broadbent
Headmaster:
Aubrey Morris
Denis's mother (young):
Alison Lloyd
Denis's father (young):
Anthony Adams

Alex Cox introduces another in the season of cult movies.
Play Misty for Me
Thriller directed by and starring
Clint Eastwood
Jessica Walter
A late-night DJ has a very serious and persistent fan who calls him repeatedly to request Misty to be played. After they spend the night together, she begins to behave more and more strangely. Eastwood's directorial debut features his own frequent director Don Siegel as a bartender.
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FILMS: pages 31-36
Moviedrome producer Nick Freand Jones

Contributors

Introduces:
Alex Cox
Unknown:
Clint Eastwood
Unknown:
Jessica Walter
Director:
Don Siegel
Producer:
Nick Freand Jones
Dave:
Cllnt Eastwood
Evelyn:
Jessica Walter
Tobie:
Donna Mills
Sergeant McCallum:
John Larch
Frank:
Jack Ging
Madge:
Irene Hervey

Supernatural drama series starring Darren McGavin
Primal Scream. While looking into a scientist's murder, Carl Kolchak uncovers a store of living remnants of the Ice Age - 100,000 years out of time.
● CULT: page 4

Contributors

Unknown:
Darren McGavin
Unknown:
Carl Kolchak
Carl Kolchak:
Darren McGavin
Tony Vincenzo:
Simon Oakland
Ron Updyke:
Jack Grinnage
Captain Maurice Molnar:
John Marley
Thomas Kitzmiller:
Pat Harrington

Fritz Lang 's Gothic melodrama starring
Joan Bennett
Michael Redgrave
Celia marries Mark after a whirlwind romance in Mexico, but when they return to his ancestral home she gradually makes a chilling discovery about her new husband.
& FILMS: pages 31-36

Contributors

Unknown:
Fritz Lang
Unknown:
Joan Bennett
Unknown:
Michael Redgrave
Celia Lamphere:
Joan Bennett
Mark Lamphere:
Michael Redgrave
Caroline Lamphere:
Anne Revere
Miss Robey:
Barbara O'Neil
Edith Pottor:
Natalie Schafer
Rick Barrett:
Paul Cavanagh
Paquita:
Rosa Rey
Bob Dwight:
James Seay
David:
Mark Dennis

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