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SQL 3716130 7.55 Fontainebleau: the Changing Image of Kingship
3047456 8.20 Black Girls in Search of Learning 1935062 8.45 Open
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Another chance to see an episode from the second series, originally shown in 1986. Albert has come up with a bright idea, and the twins have made off with Rita's hat.
Written by Valerie Georgeson , from a story by Joan Eadington Rpt 65593/1


Written By:
Valerie Georgeson
Story By:
Joan Eadington
Richard Holian
Jane Lowe
Tommy Robinson

Another episode from the second series, originally shown in 1979.
Cathy is upset by her father's surprise appearance, and Madelin Tanner just makes things worse.
Episode written by Margaret Simpson


Margaret Simpson

False or true? That's the decision young viewers have to make as they watch a fast-moving mix of fictional and factualfeatures.
For viewers playing at home, the numbers are [number removed] (false). 0[number removed](true) (call costs 20p max), rules from FOT, BBC Audiocall, 80 Wood Lane , London W120TT.


Wood Lane

Introduced by Steve Rider.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Diving
1.05 Motorcycling
2.10 Diving
4.15 Motorcycling
5.05 Synchronised swimming
5.40 Motorcycling
British Grand Prix from
Donington - the highlight of the domestic motorcycling season. Most attention will be focused on the 500cc race, where
Wayne Rainey , three times world champion, and Texan
Kevin Schwantz continue their great rivalry. Australia's Daryl Beattie and Michael Doohan can also be expected to put on a good show. Commentary by Barry Nutley , Roger Burnett and Steve Parrish.
European Championships from Sheffield. Coverage of the event at Ponds Forge continues with the finals of the synchronised swimming duet discipline. No British duo has claimed the title since 1983, although on the four occasions prior to that Britain had been successful. There's also action from the women's 1m springboard diving.
Commentary by Hamilton
Bland, Lindsey Fraser , Andrea Fountain and Helen Rollason.
Show Jumping
European Championships from Gijon, Spain. Featuring coverage of the individual final. Commentary by Stephen Hadley and Michael Tucker. Producers (Motorcycling) Jim Reside (Swimming) Alastair Scott


Introduced By:
Steve Rider.
Wayne Rainey
Kevin Schwantz
Daryl Beattie
Michael Doohan
Commentary By:
Barry Nutley
Commentary By:
Roger Burnett
Commentary By:
Steve Parrish.
Lindsey Fraser
Andrea Fountain
Helen Rollason.
Commentary By:
Stephen Hadley
Commentary By:
Michael Tucker.
Alastair Scott

New Zealand. This report begins in the North Island port of Auckland, a city obsessed with fitness and sport, where Magenta De Vine and Rajan Datar investigate Maori culture and Polynesian gangs. They move on to the earthquake-threatened city of Wellington and the new-age capital Queenstown, where mysticism is served up with your pizza. Here you can pan for gold, bungy jump or heli-ski. Producer Siobhan Mulholland Series producer Dave Stewart


Magenta de Vine
Rajan Datar
Siobhan Mulholland
Dave Stewart

A short series of programmes celebrating the work of great choreographers.
Ghost Dances and Journey British-born choreographer Christopher Bruce has an international reputation and is in demand by companies from all over the world. Next year, he becomes the artistic director of Britain's Rambert Dance Company. Tonight, the Houston Ballet performs Journey, which he created especially for them as a tribute to the great Danish ballet dancer Erik Bruhn. Also featured is a work he created for the Rambert company,
Ghost Dances. This is one of his most popular and powerful ballets, set to South American folk music and reflecting on the political struggles of Chile. Director Thomas Grimm


Christopher Bruce
Erik Bruhn.
Thomas Grimm

The series of cult movies this week features a double bill of unusual westerns.
Introduced by Alex Cox.
DJango r Starring
Franco Nero
On the US/Mexican border just after the Civil War, Django, an ex-Union soldier who always tows a coffin behind him, becomes involved in a gang war between a group of Ku Klux Klansmen and a posse of Mexican bandits. This Grand Guignol spaghetti western has not been seen in the UK for more than 20 years.
Director Sergio Cortucci (1966)
SEE FILMS pages 31-37


Introduced By:
Alex Cox.
Franco Nero
Sergio Cortucci
Franco Nero
Loredana Nusciak
Major Jackson:
Jose Bodalo
General Hugo Rodrigues:
Angel Alvarez

First showing on network television for this horror western starring Brad Dourif James, Earl Jones.
Late at night in the desert, a rough bounty hunter meets up with an intellectual, nervous clerk travelling east to meet his wife. As they settle in around the camp fire this unlikely pair start to tell each other increasingly terrifying stories, including tales of a cowboy buried alive by Indians and a gunslinger haunted by one of his victims.
See Films: pages 31-37
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Wayne Coe
Moviedrome Producer:
Nick Freand Jones
Brad Dourif
James Earl Jones
Will Hare
Marc McClure
William Atherton
Lisa Eichhorn
Michelle Joyner
Wendy Cooke

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