A series of six programmes in which animated film-makers eavesdrop on real conversations and let their imaginations run riot. 5: Archi-type
' What a mess some of these shopping centres can get into-vagrants hanging around and so on! What are we doing about this? '
Animator HENRY LUTMAN
Producer COLIN Thomas. BBC Bristol
investigates, discovers, questions This week:
They Steal Children, Don't They?
And anything else they can lay their hands on too! The popular image of gypsies is one of a trail of old iron and rubbish, thieving, drunkenness and violence. A raggle-taggle people who are disliked for the mess they leave, distrusted and even feared for their powers of foretelling the future and putting on curses. Is it any wonder then that ' authority' sees gypsies as a problem to ' tidy up ' - first into camp-sites, then into houses? But as Jeremy James found out, gypsies equally see us, the house-dwellers, as a problem and a threat. What is it that the gypsies really want? What is the way of life they so passionately want to protect? Why is there so much distrust of this minority - only 50,000 of them compared with 50 million of us - who ask for little more than to be left alone, free not to conform with our particular values?
Film cameraman JOHN MCGLASHAM Film recordist JOHN GATLAND Producer HARRY WEISBLOOM Editor TIM SLESSOR
2.2 Scene. Fido - Friend or Foe?
More people nowadays seem to divide into haters and lovers of dogs. The attackers mention the mess and dangers of disease; the defenders stress the need for faithful companionship. What are the pros and cons of dogs, and what are the rights of those who love and those who suffer them?
Series producer ROGER TONGE 2 35 A Good Job with Prospects Commercial Artist
What Brothers Are For A classical comedy by STEVE GOOCH
It's a mess. Terry's in love with Sheila Martell. Dave and Brenda have failed to take precautions. Ray gets everything mixed up. and everyone'6 worried about Dad gettingout.
Directed by MICHAEL HEFFERNAN
9.15 Encounter: Germany Meeting Point
Hamelin and the work of the post office; the frontier with the DDR - and a visit to the centre of Braunschweig
9.33 Treffpunkt: Deutschland An Ort und Stelle
Mr Cosmo the Conjuror
10.12 Science Workshop Tracks 'B'
Scene in New York
The Guardian Angels Producer ROGER TONGE
11.5 Maths-in-a-Box A fantasy in ten parts. 8: Weight-watchers
Producer MORTON SURGUY
Great Archaeological Mysteries 3: The Mysterious Bluestones
Why did the Megalith-builders create stone circles like Stonehenge? How were the huge stones transported from Wales to Wiltshire?
First shown on BBC Wales
11.55 Play Tennis
Five programmes with a new step-by-step method for beginners. Introduced by DEREK HORWOOD
1: Making Contact
12.20 Inside Women's Magazines
A look at the development of women's magazines from the 17th century to the present day. 1: Taking Shape
12.45-1.0 Write Away
A practical guide to everyday writing, with new and handy ways of remembering spelling. Presented by BARRY TOOK and ZENA WALKER
1.10 A Good Job with Prospects Agricultural College
1.38 Around Scotland
Behind the Scenes. Airport
A visit to Glasgow Airport, including areas normally out of bounds. Producer PETER WHITEFORD
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds.
Sort them Out. Rabbit is on the loose in the party-tricks shop and Clive has to sort out the mess.
2.15 Music Time
Questions and Answers
2.40 Walrus. What's it Gonna Be?
Dip, Dip, Dip by GERRY HUXMAN
A six-part series
1: The Troubled Brotherhood On the face of it, the British trade union movement is in a mess. Its membership is failing, it is under attack from the Government, and it's short of money. The question posed by a TUC General Secretary 20 years ago - what are we here for? - is being asked today with even greater urgency. Peter Paterson asks whether 19th-century ideals and structures are relevant to the problems facing the unions in 1984, and looks at the changes some of them are now making. Music performed by SAM RICHARDS and TISH STUBBS Producer MARGARET BUDY
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