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Sign Extra

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Another chance to see recent programmes with sign language interpretation and subtitles added for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Today: Just Another Day with John Pitman AA
Next time your car breaks down - or won't start - and the AA says there's a two-hour wait, here's a tip. Tell them you're a doctor, nurse or teacher. Say you're a plumber on an emergency call. And you'll get priority. 'It's a good trick', says
Sgt Johnny Towers , who is based at Stanmore, Britain's busiest AA centre. 'That way they get instant service.' A nun with a flat battery calls in - and a woman with two children has to be towed away.
Series producer ANN PAUL Director LINDA CLEEVE (e)

Contributors

Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: Sgt Johnny Towers
Producer: Ann Paul
Director: Linda Cleeve

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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