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THURSDAY Variety is the spice of culinary life, as K ay Avila can testify. Like her, 'Take Six Cooks' and let them show you how to put magic on the menu.

Central 6.15 TV-am RICHARD KEYS Greet the day with Richard Keys. There's news with Geoff Meade, weather with Wmcey Willis, review of the papers and sports report. Brian Milton brings you the latest financial news in Money Matters and wake up and shake out with Lizzie Webb.

Toad soon sees stars even without his brand new telescope. 'The W ind in the W illows', 4.20.

9.00 After Nine JAYNE IRVING

9.30 Stop, Look, Listen A Postman: Repeat of Monday's programme.

9.42 Time For a Story Roly Bear and the Colours of W hite: Monday's story again.

9.54 Good Health Germs, Germs, Germs: Germ Investigation Bureau agents defeat all attempts by Dirty Gerty and the Filthy Fly to spread coughs and colds through the school.

10.11 Picture Box Storm Boy, Part I A second chance to see Monday's programme.

11.03 Middle English The Making of Mr Magus: Tuesday's programme again.

11.20 Starting Science Making Things Move: Ways of getting objects to move, from snooker to big-dippers to magnetic levitation.

11.37 How We Used to Live Called Up: Problems in Ireland, war casualties and the trial of a conscientious objector

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12.00 Creepy Crawlies THE WORM THAT NEVER WAS

A second chance to see the programme shown t yesterday afternoon.

2.15pm Their Lordships' House

With the delivery of a new telescope, Toad spends a night on his roof, stargazing. Unfortunately, the Weazels are also gazing. . Animators are Andrea Lord and Monica McCartney.

2.30 House of Strangers

12.10 Puddle Lane BY RICK VANES

NEIL INNES RICHARD ROBINSON

The animals have left their toys in the garden and the Magician decides to tidy them up. When they return the animals are convinced that the Tidy Bird has been at work. The Magician is played by Neil Innes. Puppets are by Richard Robinson. Stories are by Sheila McCullagh. DESIGNER DAVID McDERMOTT EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CHRIS JELLEY DIRECTOR JOHN ALLEN PRODUCER MICHAEL HARRIS Y orkshire Television Production

12.30 Contact MIKE PRINCE JILL FRASER NICK MEANWELL

A topical magazine programme about people's needs and beliefs. This awardwinning series regularly features people from the Midlands talking about regional and national issues. RESEARCH BERNARD CARTWRIGHT, LYNN TODD PRODUCER/DIRECTOR MICHAEL HART Central Production

1.00 News at One LEONARD PARKIN

News and views from around the world today.

1.20 Central News

TVTIMES 17-23 January 1987

1.30 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) MIKE PRATT KENNETH COPE ANNETTE ANDRE DAVID BAUER GERALD FLOOD A DISTURBING CASE

grille aux herbes. Previously shown on Channel Four DIRECTOR/PRODUCER ANDREW THOMAS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CATHERINE FREEMAN Thames Television Production

3.25 Central News

BY MIKE PRATT.

IAN WILSON

Talking to a ghost lands Jeff Randall in hospital for treatment - and right into the middle of an ingenious plot to use human 'robots' for remote-controlled robberies. Jeff Randall Mike Pratt Marty Hopkirk Kenneth Cope Jean Hopkirk Annette Andre Dr Conrad David Bauer Dr Lambert Gerald Flood Iwo Nolan Michael Griffiths W hitty William Mervyn A rthur Phillips Charles Morgan DIRECTOR RAY AUSTIN

2.30 Daytime SARAH KENNEDY

Sarah Kennedy is joined in the studio by guests and a lively audience to discuss the story behind today's news headlines.

3.00 Take Six Cooks THE THIRD COURSE: FISH

Kay Avila meets Anton Mosimann, maitre chef de cuisine at the Dorchester Hotel, who explains the secrets of cooking fish. He makes Rendezvous de Fruits de Mer, Troncon de Turbot soufflé aux Ecrevisses and Queue de Lotte

Last night's proaramme

EDWARD G ROBINSON SUSAN HAYWARD

Gino Monetti's sons suffer under his iron rule. They also work for him at the bank, with the exception of Max, Gino's favourite, who is a lawyer and marries a smart woman from 'the other side of town'. The remaining brothers fester with resentment, and one day they get their chance to hit back at both Gino and Max... Made in black and white

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4.45 The Blunders •

10.28 Starting Out Escapes: An unemployed father takes to drink and his unhappy young son turns to glue-sniffing.

BY BRIAN TRUEMAN

MICHAEL HOltDERN RICHARD PEARSON PETER SALES DAVID JASON IAN CARMICHAEL TOAD, ASTRONOMER

Voices by: Badger Michael Hordern Mole Richard Pearson Rat Peter Sallis Toad • David Jason Narrator Ian Carmichael and Brian Trueman ASSOCIATE PRODUCER CHRIS TAYLOR PRODUCERS MARK HALL BRIAN COSGROVE DIRECTOR BARRY J C PURVES EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JOHN HAMBLEY Thames Television Production

Join Anne Diamond, Richard Keys and their guests for news on the hour and halfhour, weather, sport, Popeye. your birthday requests set to music in Popshot Snapshots and a chance to air your views in Jeni Barnett's Postbag.

9.30 Schools

4.20 The Wind in the Willows

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7.00 Good Morning Britain ANNE DIAMOND RICHARD KEYS

A fter Ninds agony aunt Claire Rayner returns to answer your letters and offer advice on personal problems. Then there's another chance to work out with fitness expert Lizzie Webb.

armoured truck, Batfink is called on the hotline. :

3.30 Sons and Daughters The secret of Caroline's past seems about to ruin her plans for her future with Stephen. For cast. see W ednesday

4.00 to 5.15 Children's ITV presented by GAZ TOP

The Raggy Dolls ADAPTED BY JOY WHITBY AND NEIL INNES FROM STORIES BY MELVYN JACOBSON

THE PIGEON RACE

Sad Sack, with the help of his friends. helps to rescue a pigeon in distress. Animator is Roy Evans, voices and music by Neil Innes. EDITOR ROY LAFBERY PRODUCER JOY WHITBY ANIMATION DIRECTOR JOHN MARSDEN Y orkshire Television Production

4.10 Batfink

CENTRAL HEATING

Pa tries to install a do-ityourself central heating system. but, oh what a blunder! Narrated by Frankie Howerd. . .

4.50 The Book Tower Four beauties feature in today's books: Sweetgrass. a Red Indian girl; the Loathly Lady, a bewitched princess; Princess Smartypants, a very different kind of royal heroine; and Bethkahn. a spirit girl from the future who features in part three of this year's sci-fi serial Moon wind. Oracle subtitles page 888 FILM EDITOR BOB GRIFFIN DESIGNER GILLIAN SLIGHT PRODUCER/DIRECTOR DEREK GOODALL EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JOY WHITBY Yorkshire Television Production

4.20 A Star is Hatched Cartoon about Emily Duck, who is given a Hollywood director's card and meets some famous film stars.

4.30 to 5.00 Jigsaw Dickie Davies hosts the show in which the right answer to a question earns a piece of the jigsaw.

5.15 Diff'rent Strokes THE FRONT PAGE

Arnold's feature story about his high school football team threatens to turn into a controversial exposé for the school newspaper when he witnesses team members buying steroids. Phillip Drummond Conrad Bain A rnold Jackson Gary Coleman Sam McKinney Danny Cooksey Dudley Shavar Ross A rtie Ralph Seymour Darryl Beau Dremann Zak Peter DeLuise Clint Reginald T Dorsey Ted Todd Jeffries

GOO GOO A GO GO

When mad scientist Hugo A Go Go uses his baby Goo Goo A Go Go, who turns out to be a robot, to rob an

GI-20 Monett/ Edward G Robinson Irene Susan Hayward Max Moretti Richard Conte Joe Monett/ Luther Adler Efrem Zimbalist Jr Tony Pietro Paul Valentine Debra Paaet Maria Domenico Helens Domenico Hope Emerson Elaine Moretti Diana Douglas Mrs Moretti Esther Minciotti SCREENPLAY PHILIP YORDAN FROM A NOVEL BY JEROME WEIDMAN DIRECTOR JOSEPH I., MANKIEWICZ

News at 5.45 6.00 to 6.35 Central News

Edward G Robinson and Richard Conte in 'House of Strangers': 2.30.

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Jan 17th 1987  
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