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The Family Show


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1994 is the International Year of the Family, and BBCtv's contribution is marked by Nick Ross and Jill Dando with a live programme that explores many different aspects of contemporary family life.
Families and experts will be in the studio to discuss the particular issues that concern them. Are children being brought up correctly these days? Are teenagers running out of control? Is it time to return to old-fashioned discipline? Is the institution of marriage outmoded?
There will be cameo contributions from comedy stars, including Ruby Wax,
Stephanie Cole and Graham Crowden , illustrating various points and exploding some of the myths about the family.
Also, Esther Rantzen introduces the biggest-ever survey on the situation of older members of the family, called the Age Watch Survey.
The BBC Family Directory, with a foreword by HRH the Princess of Wales, is now available, and together with the BBC Family Helpline offers free advice and information about the main agencies that exist to help families. You can call the BBC Family Helpline free on[number removed]from 9.30pm.
For a copy of your free BBC Family Directory send an addressed envelope (standard size) with two second-class stamps to: [address removed].
Editor Richard Woorfe Further details on Ceefax page


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Jill Dando
Unknown: Stephanie Cole
Unknown: Graham Crowden
Introduces: Esther Rantzen

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