Programme Index

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10.30 Cats' Eyes: Plants and Animals (ages 5-7) (Stereo) 9764006

10.45 Square One TV: Place Value (ages 9-11) 9752261

11.00 Look and Read: Earth Warp (ages 7-9) (Stereo) 9918700

11.20 Short Circuit (ages 14-16) 2193377

11.40 Techno: Making It: The Kart (ages 11-14) (Stereo) 7586006

12.00 English File: Hard Times - Charles Dickens - a Biography (ages 14-17)

The 1970s spy drama starring
Patrick MacNee , Gareth Hunt , Joanna Lumley
Forward Base. Anagent'sdyingwords provide a puzzle for Steed which could threaten western security.
Written by Dennis Spooner ; Director Don Thompson First shown on ITV Subtitled................

Contributors

Unknown:
Patrick MacNee
Unknown:
Gareth Hunt
Unknown:
Joanna Lumley
Written By:
Dennis Spooner
Director:
Don Thompson
John Steed:
Patrick MacNee
Mike Gambit:
Gareth Hunt
Purdy:
Joanna Lumley
Hosking:
Jack Creley
Bailey:
August Schellenberg
Ranoff:
Marilyn Lightstone
Malachev:
Nich Nichols

Sport for All - or Just a Few?
Pioneertelevision sports programme maker Sir Paul Fox gives this year's Royal Television Society lecture. Sir
Paul talks about his early days in sports broadcasting, what satellite television means to current sports programming and what, in his view, needs to be done to preserve it for the mass audience. Director Denis W Gartside
Producer Caroline Wright

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Paul Fox
Talks:
Paul
Producer:
Caroline Wright

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

In this edition, Geoff Hamilton lays a garden path, prepares an area of bedding and talks to some keen cottage gardeners about their individual gardens.

The second of a ten-part series looking at wines from around the world.
Jancis Robinson investigates the aristocrat of red wine grapes - cabernet sauvignon - the main variety in many famous bottles of claret. See today's choices.
Director Tony Bulley ; Executive producer
Edward Mirzoeff
# See Jancis Robinson : page 44

Contributors

Unknown:
Jancis Robinson
Director:
Tony Bulley
Producer:
Edward Mirzoeff
Unknown:
Jancis Robinson

Regional Variations (2)

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 4

Episode 2: Mother

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Still estranged from Mary but living more up-market, Rab hears of his mother's death. To make matters even worse, he discovers that Mary has taken in a young and handsome lodger.

A series of eight celebrity game shows presented by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.
Tonight, team captains Mark Lamarr and Ulrika Jonsson are joined by club-owner Peter Stringfellow, Clothes Show presenter Caryn Franklin, Martine McCutcheon (who plays Tiffany in EastEnders) and comedian Rowland Rivron. With Matt Lucas as scorer George Dawes.
See today's choices.
John Peel : page 11

Contributors

Presenter:
Vic Reeves
Presenter:
Bob Mortimer.
Team captain:
Mark Lamarr
Team captain:
Ulrika Jonsson
Panellist:
Peter Stringfellow
Panellist:
Caryn Franklin
Panellist:
Martine McCutcheon
Panellist:
Rowland Rivron.
George Dawes:
Matt Lucas
Director:
Mark Mylod
Producer:
Alan Marke

The series in which celebrities talk to
Nick Hancock about the people, places and things they hate most.
This week, Jimmy Tarbuck cites sports commentators and Australian TV soaps among his heartfelt detestations.
Director John F D Northover; Producer Lissa Evans
♦ Nick Hancock 's Kind of Day: page Followed by Video Nation Shorts

Contributors

Unknown:
Nick Hancock
Unknown:
Jimmy Tarbuck
Producer:
Lissa Evans
Unknown:
Nick Hancock

Jonathan Ross presents a six-part series of choice cuts from some low-budget movies.
Blood and Guts. This week, he is joined by comedian Eddie Izzard and horror actress Ingrid Pitt to view such gore gems as Frankenstein's
Daughter, Gruesome Twosome and The Terror. See today's choices.
Director Tony Orsten ; Series producer AsifZubairy
* Schlock horror: page 41

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Ross
Unknown:
Eddie Izzard
Unknown:
Ingrid Pitt
Director:
Tony Orsten

Horror film, which opens a season to accompany "Mondo Rosso", starring Barbara Steele, John Richardson.

A 17th-century witch is brought to life and hatches a murderous plot to replace her beautiful descendant.
( 1960) (B/W)

(Film Reviews pages 63-70)

Contributors

Director:
Mario Bava
Katia/Asa:
Barbara Steele
Andrej:
John Richardson
Prince Vajda:
Ivo Garrani
Dr Kruvajan:
Andrea Checchi

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