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10.25 West Africa (ages 14-16) Abidjan - a Tale of Two Citizens

10.45 Square One TV (ages 9-11) Graphs
Stereo

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

11.20 Short Circuit(ages 14-16) Life Processes and Living Things - Are They Positive?

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

12.00 English File (ages 14-17) Hard Times: Episode 4

Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Snooker Action from the semi final of the Grand Prixfrom the Crowtree Centre, Sunderland. Commentary by Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo and John Spencer.
Rugby A preview of tomorrow's Rugby League World Cup final at Wembley.
Editor Peter Widen Stereo ......................
Including at 3.00 News Regional News; Weather

Contributors

Introduced By:
Helen Rollason.
Commentary By:
Clive Everton
Commentary By:
Ray Edmonds
Commentary By:
Dennis Taylor
Commentary By:
John Virgo
Commentary By:
John Spencer.

Grandpa Leaves Home. After a personality clash with the rest of the family, Grandpa packs his bags and leaves. All attempts to find him fail until Marilyn reads an advertisementfora magician called The Count.
S/W Subtitled ....

The seventies spy drama starring Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley

A double agent with a grudge abducts a released convict who had served a term for his part in the construction of deadly robots called cybernauts.

(First shown on ITV) (Subtitled)

Contributors

Writer:
Brian Clemens
Director:
Sidney Hayers
John Steed:
Patrick MacNee
Mike Hunt:
Gareth Hunt
Purdey:
Joanna Lumley
Kane:
Robert Lang
Malov:
Oscar Quitak
Dr Marlow:
Gwen Taylor
Professor Mason:
Basil Hopkins
Goff:
Robert Gillespie
Fitzroy:
David Horovitch

A look back overfour decades of European football.
In the sixties, Italian footballers garnered prizes but few critical plaudits. Interand Milan led the field in club football and the national side won the third European Nations Cup in 1968, but Italian football had a reputation for beingdourand unenterprising. The relatively fallow years of the seventies followed before the Italian League bounced back, aided by teams such as Platini's Juventus and the Milan of Beriusconi. Introduced by Gerald Sinstadt. Producer Andrew Clement
Editor Niall Sloane. .....

Contributors

Introduced By:
Gerald Sinstadt.
Producer:
Andrew Clement
Editor:
Niall Sloane.

In the first of a 17-part series, John Cleland , recently crowned British
Touring Car Champion, reviews his season. Plus, there's a look at Alister McRae 's bid for glory in the Scottish round of the Top Gear British Rally Championship, and a review of the career of five times wortd champion
Juan Manuel Fangio , who died earlier this year. Presented by Tiff Needell , Tony Mason and Steve Berry.
Series producer Ken Pollock ; Executive producer
DennisAdams Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
John Cleland
Unknown:
Alister McRae
Unknown:
Juan Manuel Fangio
Presented By:
Tiff Needell
Presented By:
Tony Mason
Presented By:
Steve Berry.
Producer:
Ken Pollock

Seventh of a ten-part series looking at the world's wines.
Jancis Robinson concentrates on mertot, and visits the Napa Valley in California, where she finds that all is not well. See today's choices.
Series producer David Dariow ; Executive producer
Edward Mirzoeff Stereo
♦ See Jancis Robinson : page 50

Contributors

Unknown:
Jancis Robinson
Producer:
David Dariow
Unknown:
Jancis Robinson

Highlights of the satirical series that brought prominence to Rowan Atkinson ,
Pamela Stephenson , Griff Rhys Jones and Mel Smith. See today's choices. Directors Bill Wilson , GeoffPosner; Producers
John Lloyd , Sean Hardie ♦ See This Week: page 6

Contributors

Unknown:
Rowan Atkinson
Unknown:
Pamela Stephenson
Unknown:
Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown:
Mel Smith.
Directors:
Bill Wilson
Producers:
John Lloyd
Producers:
Sean Hardie

A series of celebrity game shows with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.
Tonight, team captains Mark Lamarr and Ulrika Jonsson are joined by Shane Richie , Simon Bates , Caroline Hook and Danny Baker.
Director Mark Mylod ; Producer Alan Marke

Contributors

Unknown:
Vic Reeves
Unknown:
Bob Mortimer.
Unknown:
Mark Lamarr
Unknown:
Ulrika Jonsson
Unknown:
Shane Richie
Unknown:
Simon Bates
Unknown:
Caroline Hook
Unknown:
Danny Baker.
Director:
Mark Mylod
Producer:
Alan Marke

Return of the topical, satirical news quiz.
Paul Merton and Ian Hislop 's guests this week are television presenters
Gordon Kennedy and Paula Yates. Hosted by Angus Deayton. See today's choices.
Director Ben Fuller ; Producer Colin Swash
Repeatedtomorrow Stereo .................
Followed by Video Nation Shorts

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Merton
Unknown:
Ian Hislop
Presenters:
Gordon Kennedy
Presenters:
Paula Yates.
Unknown:
Angus Deayton.
Director:
Ben Fuller

The last of Jonathan Ross 's six-part series of clips from low-budget movies. Out of This World. The cinematic world of science fiction is explored as comedian Vic Reeves reviews the classic sex/sci-fi film Nudes on the Moon. Pulp's Jarvis Cocker reveals his love of sci-fi and there is an excerpt of Jarvis's student film Earth Angel. The Hounds of Zaroff is on at midnight. DirectorTony Orsten; Series producer
AsifZubairy

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Ross
Unknown:
Vic Reeves
Unknown:
Jarvis Cocker
Unknown:
Earth Angel.

Classic horror from the makers of King Kong, which continues the season of films accompanying Mondo Rosso , starring Joel McCrea Fay Wray
A big game hunter is shipwrecked on a mysterious island and hunted down by a megalomaniac Count.
Directors Ernest B Schoedsack and Irving Pichel
(1932) S/W 8371041-♦ See Films: pages 69-76 ****

Contributors

Unknown:
Mondo Rosso
Unknown:
Joel McCrea
Directors:
Ernest B Schoedsack
Bob Rainstord:
Joel McCrea
Eve Trowbridge:
Fay Wray
Count Zaroff:
Leslie Banks
Martin Trowbridge:
Robert Armstrong
Tartar servants:
Steve Clemento
Tartar servants:
Noble Johnson

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