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SUNDAY 4.30 Pretenders
FREDERICK JAEGER CURTIS ARDEN ELIZABETH ROBILLARD INTO BATTLE
BY RON HUTCHINSON
STEPHANIE BEACHAM BRENDA BRUCE PAUL ROGERS RICHARD MORANT PAM FERRIS Drama series set in the highpowered world of fashion. An unexpected death in the famiJy gives Nesta a seat on the board of the House of . Bea, Tragedy coincides with Lisa's decision to abandon her lover. Connie . Stephanie Beacham Bea Brenda Bruce Hector Paul Rogers
BY A C H SMITH
HTV 2.00pm The Protectors ROBERT VAUGHN NYREE DAWN PORTER TONY ANHOLT YOUR WITNESS BY DONALD JAMES
The Protectors are three extra-special people, who face danger in their o;uest for right. When a girl resists protection, The Protectors are justified in believing that there is something suspicious about the case they have been assigned to. $ Harry Rule Robert Vaughn Corjtessa Di Contmj
Nyree Dawn Porter . Tony Anholt George Baker
Paul Buchet Dixon Christie
DIRECTOR JEREMY SUMMERS
2.30 The League of Gentlemen JACK HAWKINS NIGEL PATRICK RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH """l I The famous British 1FILM ! comedy-drama V Jl about a retired Army officer who carefully recruits seven men for a specific criminal purpose. The ultimate aim: to retire one million pounds the richer. Made in black and white See page 27
It Col Hyde fiace Lexy Mycroft
Jack Hawkins Nigel Patrick
Bryan Forbes Kieron Moore
Robert Coote Nanette Newman
Wylie Patrick Wymark Rupert Terence Alexander Peggy Melissa Stribling Capt Saunders Gerald Harper Weaver Norman Bird CSM David Lodge Molly Weaver Doris Hare Hilda Lydia Sherwood Grogan
Oiade subtitles page 888 Joachim Frederick Jaeger Elam Curtis Arden Perfect Elizabeth Robillard Monmoutn Jonathan Newth Co! Kiike Hamilton Dyce Ferguson Carl Bernard Boyse David Spenser Grey David Jackson Godfrey Alaric Cotter Bartlett Victor Platt Officer Tom Kempinski Sergeant Ivor Salter Old Ham James Cossins Trooper Ralph Gruskin Sentry Paul Seed f Ben Ford Soldiers \n McAuley M Tolwrnska
SCRIPT EDITORS BOB BAKER, DAVE MARTIN FILM EDITOR DON LLEWELLYN DESIGNER DOUG JAMES DIRECTOR PATRICK DROMGOOLE PRODUCERS PATRICK DROMGOOLE, LEONARD WHITE'
SCREENPLAY BRYAN FORBES DIRECTOR BASIL DEARDEN
Programmes as HTV except: GRANADA 9.28 Miniature Chess Masterpieces; 9.30 Human Face of the Pacific; 11.00 In The Mouth'of the Dragon; 11.25 Aap Kaa Hale; 11.30 Down To Earth; 1.00 Battlestar Galactica; 2.00 Film — Macftrthur — The Rebel General. Gregory Peck as American war hero; 5.00 Cartoon Time; 5.15 Just Amazing; 6.00 The Zodiac Game; 11.15 Film — Death Stalk. Kidnap drama starring Vince Edwards. TVS 9.35 Fangface; 1.00 Agenda; 1.30 Levkas Man; 2.30 Film — Bhowani Junction. Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger in spectacular drama set in India; 5.00 Dreams; 5.30 Hart To Hart; 11.15 Lifeline.
Join Jimmy TarbucJc, Debbie Browning (left) and Boo Tread well for 'Winner Takes All'. You just can't Jose, 7.15.
5.30 Falcon Crest INSULT AND INJURY Lance realises that someone is trying to frame him — but can he convince the jury? Angela Charming Jane Wyman Maggie Gioberti Susan Sullivan Chase Gioberti Robert Foxworth Lance Crimson Lorenzo Lamas CoJe Gioberti Billy Moses Emma Channing Margaret Ladd Melissa Cumson Ana Alicia Richard Charming David Selby Greg Reaidon Simon MacCorkindale Terry Hartford Laura Johnson Chao-Li Chao-Li Chi
6,30 ITN News
6.36 HTV News 5.00 That's My Boy BY PAM VALENTINE, MICHAEL ASHTON
Richard Attenborough Roger Livesey
Bunny Warren Elizabeth
Who will wear the English crown? The great battle to decide the fate of the throne draws nearer as the King's army camps on Sedgemoor. Seizing the initiative, the rebel Monmouth decides on a surprise night attack and, watching his raggle-taggle forces march out of Bridgwater, Elam and Perfect determine to follow. $
Comedy intrigue with Ida Willis and her son Robert. When several of the • neighbours cut Ida dead in the foyer of the block of flats, things are not quite as they seem. . . $ Jim Barnes Hugh Lloyd Ida' Willis
Cmdr Buckley Ballard Berkeley Lady White Gffly Flower Miss FaUcender Ruth Kettlewell Angle Price Jennifer Lonsdale Robert Price Christopher Blake DESIGNER TONY JONES DIRECTOR/PRODUCER GRAEME MUIR Yorkshire Television Production
TSW 9.25 Getting On; 11.00 In The Mouth of the Dragon; 11.25 Look & See; 11.30 The South West Week; 1.00 Gardens For All; 1.30 Airplanes, Men and Memories; 2.00 Film — The Wrong Arm of the Law. Classic cops 'n' robbers comedy, starring Peter Sellers; 3.45 Just Amazing; 5.00 Cartoon Alphabet; 5.33 The Fall Guy; 11.45 Benson. CENTRAL 9.25 Professor Kitzel; 9.30 In The Mouth of the Dragon; 11.30 Gardening Time; 1.00 Captain Scarlet; 1.30 The Adventurer; 2.00 Film — The Iron Maiden. Steamage comedy with Michael Craig; 3.45 Just Amazing; 5.00 Now You See; 5.30 The 'A' Team; 11.15 Country Music Special.
6.40 Appeal Richard Baker appeals on behalf of St Mary's Hospice, Birmingham. Please send donations to: Richard Baker, St Mary's Hospice, Raddlebarn Road, Selly Park, Birmingham B29 7DA. PRODUCER PETER HEINZE Granada TeJevision Production
6.45 Mary O'Hara and Friends MARY O'HARA with JANE PARKER-SMITH A programme of the best of all kinds of music for Sunday evening. Tonight Mary is joined by Jane Parker-Smith, the City of London Sinfonia with leader Andrew Watkinson and singers Arhlene Allan, Sue Bickley, Steve Davies, Carol Duffy, Graham Godfrey, Philip Blake-Jones, Yvonne Lea and David Skewes. Music director Matthew Freeman. DESIGNER MARK WARD EXECUTIVE PRODUCER ANGUS WRIGHT DIRECTOR DAVE HEATHER TVS Production
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7.15 Winner Takes All JIMMY TARBUCK Geoffrey Wheeler Four new contestants pit their wits in this general knowledge o^iiz under the watchful eye of host Jimmy Tarbuck. One of them could end up £1000 richer and could even go on to win more big money in next week's show. Question master is Geoffrey Wheeler. Debbie Browning and Boo Treadwell are the resident hostesses. Questions set by Deborah Sutherland. Additional material by Wally Malston.
Nesta Arnie Dev Lisa
Pam Ferris George Costigan Peter Straker Georgia Allen
Ronald Lacey Philip Locke
Mrs Adamson First giri
DESIGNER MICHAEL EVE DIRECTOR MICHAEL ROLFE PRODUCER NICHOLAS PALMER Centra] Production
10.00 Tales of the Unexpected JOAN HACKETT CHARLES KIMBROUGH SCRIMSHAW BY BRIAN GARHELD DRAMATISED BY BERNARD N EISMANN
7.45 Murder, She Wrote
Tragedy has taken its toll on sad Brenda, and now she's drinking her money away in the islands. She has no-one left in the world — until she meets up with old college acquaintance Eric, who ' dropped out of the rat race and now spends his time working at the unusual art of scrimshaw.
ANGELA LANSBURY MURDER TO A JAZZ BEAT
Oracle subtitles page 888 Brenda Joan Hackett
CONTESTANT RESEARCH LIZZIE HARRIS DESIGNER GORDON LIVESEY PRODUCERS TERRY HENEBERY, GRAHAM WETHERELL Yorkshire TeJevision Production
Crime-writer turned amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher is caught up in another murder investigation. Jessica is in New Orleans to appear on a talk show hosted by her friend Jonathan Hawley and, while having lunch, they witness a very agitated conversation between the famous Ben Coleman and his band members. Ben is soon to leave for Las Vegas, where he wants to make it to the top but, later, during a farewell performance, he suddenly drops dead. Jessica believes that Ben showed all the signs of having been poisoned. Oracle subtitles page 888 Jessica Fletchei Angela' Lansbury Lafayette Duguesne Garrett Morris Jonathan Hawley Eddie Walters Ben Cbleman
Clive Revill Stan Shaw Glynn Turman
Aaron Kiamei Cameron Mitchell Lisa Elaine Hobson Jimmy Firth Bobby Sherman Carol Callie' CoJeman Olivia Cole LI Keishaw • Bradford Dillman
8.45 ITN News
Gallery lady Bartender Man on beach
Charles Kimbrough Buddy Owen A C Daily
Adair Jameson Claude Anagram Sam Weyman
Woman on beach Mary Gross DIRECTOR DEZSO MAGYAR PRODUCER CHIZ SCHULTZ Angli'a Television Production
10-30 The Jimmy Young Television Programme Radio Personality of the Year Jimmy Young tackles the questions that really matter. So far, he and his audience have argued the rights and wrongs of spiritualism, debated the future of work and whether scientists should have the right to experiment on human embryos. This week, for the last time in the present series, Jimmy Young, his guests and audience thrash out a germane issue. DIRECTOR NICK ABSON PRODUCER PETRINA RANGE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CHRIS JELLEY Yorkshire TeJevision Production
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SUNDAY 11.15 Travelling Man BY ROGER MARSHALL
CRASSER Lomax falls foul of an assassin. Leigh Lawson Paul Chapman Kathy Hytner Courier Chauffeur Tom Sharkey Sean Wilson Boy GirJ Tracey Wilkinson HoteJ manager Alan Hulse Chambermaid Greta Mikaelsen Police sergeant Andy Hay Garage owner Howard Crossley Jimmy Nolan Desmond McNamara First SPG officer Malcolm Raeburn Second SPG officer Phil Heame Bridget Nolan Kim Braden Robinson Terry Taplin Supt Richards David Savile Det Inspector John Keyworth Lomax
1.05pm Irish Angle Irish affairs and interests from an Irish perspective. 'Jona Production
1.30 Face the Press
DIRECTOR SEBASTIAN GRAHAM-JONES ' PRODUCER BRIAN ARMSTRONG Granada Television Production
GILLIAN REYNOLDS A panel of leading journalists, chaired by Gillian Reynolds, comes face to face with a ' figure in -the news.
12.15am Weather and Close
RESEARCH DAVID McCLURE DIRECTORS JOHN REAY, TONY KYSH ASSOCIATE PRODUCER SARAH LOVEGROVE PRODUCER BOB FARNWORTH ' Tyne Tees Television Production
2.00 Jack of AH Trades JACK HULBERT GINAMALO J ROBERTSON HARE FELIX AYLMER Unemployed Jack Warrender uses cheek and nerve to bluff his way up the business world- and see the setting-up of a company that will promote his prize invention. Jack is eventually exposed, but the factory he helped to build keeps him on as night watchman. Made in black and white
Mary O'Eara strikes the right chord as she is joined by her friends for more music of note, 6.45.
See page 27 Jack Hulbert Jack Warrender Frances Wilson Gina Malo Lionel fitch J Robertson Hare Benton Felix Aylmer HacJde Athole Stewart H F Maltby Hoiman Barrington -Cecil Parker Nicholson Fewlass Llewellyn OJd Jady Mary Jerrold Henry Ktiner C M Hallard Ian McLean Gangster SCREENPLAY AUSTIN MELFORD, JACK HULBERT, J O C ORTON, FROM A PLAY BY PAUL VULPUIS DIRECTORS JACK HULBERT, ROBERT STEVENSON
3.25 The Vagabond King KATHRYN GRAYSON ORESTE RITA MORENO in 1461, French B nobles, fearing. King IKJUIS XI may seize their lands,.join forces with the rebel Duke of Burgundy to overthrow the monarch. Anxious to gain favour with the duke, one of his captains suggests enlisting the aid of Frangois Villon,
An unexpected death means that 'Connie' (Stephanie Beacham) has to face politics in the boardroom; 9.00.
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part-beggar, part-poet and part-soldier who has a magnetic hold on the teeming masses. Villon duly enters Paris — but King Louis makes him an offer he cannot refuse.,. A colourful version of the famous musical, See page 27 Catherine Kathryn Grayson Francois Villon Oreste Huguette Rita Moreno Tristan Sir 'Cedric Hardwicke King Louis XI Walter Hampden Thiboult Leslie Nielsen Kene William Prince Ferrebouc Jack Lord Jacques Billy Vine Colin Harry McNaughton Burgundy G Thomas Duggan Laughing Margot Florence Sundstrom SCREENPLAY KEN ENGLUND, NOEL LANGLEY, FROM THE OPERETTA BY RUDOLF FRIML DIRECTOR MICHAEL CURTIZ
The search for Jove can be as heartbreaking as Jove itself— Huguette (Rita Moreno) and Francois ViUon (Oreste): 3.25.
5.05 Shades of Green EAMON KELLY GOING TO AMERICA Eamon Kelly tells Irish stories about the days of the great emigration and a widow's wish to send her no-good son away to America with everyone else, DIRECTOR DENIS MITCHELL DMF Production
5.15 News Summary and Weather followed by
The First Christian Karen Armstrong introduces the repeat of a six-part series on the life and influence of St Paul, founder of the Christian Church. In a detailed investigation of the historical circumstances of St Paul's life, the series goes to the Holy Land, Turkey, Greece, Crete, Cyprus, Malta, Syria and Italy, following St Paul's own travels almost 2000 years ago. Religious consultant is Michael Goulder. $ WRITER KAREN ARMSTRONG . DIRECTOR/PRODUCER AMNON TEITLEBAUM Kastel Communications Production
6.15 The World Games 1985 Continuing the coverage of this 23-sport event held over 10 days in a variety, of locations. Today's actionpacked session includes from Wembley: men's and women's body building; from Crystal Palace: karate, roller hockey and speed skating; from Princes Club: water skiing; and from Tolmer's Scout Camp: field archery. PRODUCTION MANAGER DICK ALLOTT EDITOR GARY FRANSES Cheerleader Production
7.15 Heritage: Civilization and the lews
with tragic results, . . With Eric Roberts, Michael Higgins, Lindsay Grouse.
ABBAEBAN INTO THE FUTURE The last part of this series tracing Jewish history across 3000 years and four continents looks at the State of Israel and some of the questions facing world Jewry today. For a free study guide, send a large sae to address 1, page 49.
The moving story of an unusual girl. Ailsa Fairlely asks as St Joan: 'Did you mean that God?' — and accepts the challenge. • $
SENIOR EDITORIAL CONSULTANT MARC SIEGEL SERIES PRODUCER JOHN FOX EXECUTIVE PRODUCER ARNOLD LABATON WNET/TMrteen Production
8.15 People to People JUDY PUNCHES BACK Violence against women is a major issue in contemporary Britain. This film was made by and with women who have reconstructed lives shattered by violence, It is both a portrait of their determination and courage and a document of their personal and political struggle. West London Media Workshop .Production
9.00 American Short Story PAUL'S CASE BY WILLA GATHER
A young man in tum-of-thecentury Pittsburg tries to escape his joyless environment through'fantasies of theatre, music and art Reality is a stultifying clerk's job. One day the chance to live like a lord comes his way when he is sent to the bank with more money than he will earn in a lifetime. Paul boards a train to New York and begins to enjoy the city's dazzling cultural riches while living in a suite at the Plaza Hotel. But reality is soon to catch up with him, this time
DIRECTOR LAMONT JOHNSON.
10.15 The Sea of Grass SPENCER TRACY KATHARINE HEPBURN ROBERT WALKER MELVYN DOUGLAS In the 1880s in JFXLME New Mexico, Jim Brewton, a stubborn and arrogant rancher, becomes obsessed with saving the state's grassland from becoming a dustbowl. It is a cause that alienates him from family and friends alike. Even Lutie • Cameron, a girl who travels west to marry him, finds the 'sea of grass' a powerful rival,.. Made in black and wnite
See page 27 Col Jim Brewton Spencer Tracy Lutie Cameron Katharine Hepburn BrocJc Brewton Robert Walker Slice Chamberlain Melvyn Douglas Sarah Beth Brewton .Phyllis Thaxte Doc Reid Harry Carey Jeff Edgar Buchanan Floyd McCurtirj Robert Armstrong Selina Bali Ruth Nelson Sam Hall James Bel Judge White Robert Barra George Cameron Charles Trowbridge Banry William 'Bill' Phillips Andy Boogs Trevor Bardette Maj Harney Russell Hicks Crane Morris Ankrum
SCREENPLAY MARGUERITE ROBERTS VINCENT LAWRENCE, FROM THE NOVEL BY CONRAD RICHTER . DIRECTOR ELIA KAZAN