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: Mr Benn

A See-Saw programme
Mr Benn Goes Ballooning Story and illustrations by DAVID MCKEE


Unknown: Mr Benn
Illustrations By: David McKee
Told By: Ray Brooks

: The Sunday Gang

JILL SHAKESPEARE and GLEN STUART take a look at God's world.
DODO visits the island of Iona and tells how St Columba brought the news about Jesus to Scotland,
Script editor R. T. BROOKS Director MIKE HEALEY Producer DAVID BROWN Executive producer STEPHEN WHITTLE


Unknown: Alison Christie-Murray
Unknown: John Dryden
Unknown: Jill Shakespeare
Unknown: Glen Stuart
Editor: R. T. Brooks
Director: Mike Healey
Producer: David Brown
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

A magazine for Asian viewers, including discussions, review of recent news, music and stories from the communities.
Presented and produced by Mahendra Kaul.
BBC Birmingham


Presenter/producer: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Krishan Gould

: School Report

The fifth of ten case studies in multi-cultural education for discussion by teachers.
Do all the teaching staff need to review their attitudes, as well as their curriculum and methods, when the school includes a large proportion of British black children? If so, how can this be done?
A staff working party at a Manchester comprehensive reflect on some of their difficulties as well as their achievements after making their own study of multi-cultural education over three years.
For discussion leader's notes, send large sae (20p), to Multi-cultural Education, [address removed]. Book, Multi-cultural Education, £3.75, from retailers


Film editor: Paul Humfress
Director: Sue Boyd
Producer: John Twitchin

: Remembrance Sunday 1914-1918; 1939-1945

This morning Her Majesty The Queen lays her wreath of poppies at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, in memory of all those who died in two World Wars.

11.35 Interval


Commentator: Tom Fleming
Television presentation: Michael Lumley

: What's Your Poison?: 4: It's Just a Habit

or how to enjoy drinking.
Five programmes with Brian Trueman.


Presenter: Brian Trueman
Producer: David Cordingley

: See Hear!

A weekly programme for people with hearing problems. News, views, and entertainment made more accessible for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers by subtitles and sign language.
This week: Deaf Veterans; Wilfred and Eileen
Introduced by Maggie Woolley and Martin Colville.


Presenter: Maggie Woolley
Presenter: Martin Colville
Producer: Peter Dunkley

: Ensemble: 5

A 24-part television and radio course for beginners in French.
(Ensemble radio programme on Sundays at 5.30 pm and Thursdays at 11.0 pm on Radio 4 VHF)
Books 1 and 2, £2.25 each, records 1 and 2, £2.19 each, cassettes 1 and 2, £2.99 each, from retailers


Director: Terry Doyle
Producer: Tony Roberts

: Farming

With Philip Wrixon and Dan Cherrington.
BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers Jim Bacon


Presenter: Philip Wrixon
Presenter: Dan Cherrington
Producer: John Kenyon
Weatherman (Weather for farmers): Jim Bacon

: Embroidery

Ten programmes with JAN BEANEY 4: Surface Textures
Book (same title), £2.50, from retailers


Unknown: Jan Beaney
Director: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: Santiago

Alan Ladd , Rossana Podesta
En route to Tampa, Florida, gun-runner Cash Adams is contacted by Cuban agents anxious to buy his valuable cargo to further their fight for independence. Cash ships the arms aboard a former Mississippi paddle-steamer. Also on board are Clay Pike , Cash's old enemy, and the beautiful Donna Isabella , a champion of Cuban freedom.
Screenplay by MARTIN RACKIN , JOHN TWIST adapted from the novel by MARTIN RACKIN Produced by MARTIN RACKIN
Directed by GORDON DOUGLAS. Films: p 19


Unknown: Alan Ladd
Unknown: Rossana Podesta
Unknown: Cash Adams
Unknown: Clay Pike
Unknown: Donna Isabella
Unknown: Martin Rackin
Unknown: John Twist
Novel By: Martin Rackin
Produced By: Martin Rackin
Directed By: Gordon Douglas.
Cash Adams: Alan Ladd
Isabella: Rossana Podesta
Clay Pike: Lloyd Nolan
Sidewheel: Chill Wills
Trasker: Paul Fix
Digger: L Q Jones
Jingo: Frank de Kova
LODO: Royal Dano

: Bonanza

starring in Silence at Stillivater


Ben: Lome Greene
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Little Joe: Michael Landon

: Great Railway Journeys of the World

Coast to Coast with Ludovic Kennedy
The third of seven travel films
The Broadway Limited, The San Francisco Zephyr, The Coast Star-light. There are still famous trains to ride as you cross America.
All you would expect of an ideal train journey (THE SUNDAY TIMES) Series producer ROGER LAUGHTON DirectorGERRY TROYNA
BBC Manchester Book (same title), £9.95, from retailers
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Producer: Roger Laughton
Director: Gerry Troyna

: Ticket to Ride: 1: Le boat to la gîte

In the first of a series of six films, Keith Chegwin and Maggie Philbin begin a well-earned summer break in Brittany. Keith is keen to practise his pidgin French and Maggie's dying to drive on the right. It leaves the Breton villagers wondering quite what's hit them.


Presenter: Keith Chegwin
Presenter: Maggie Philbin
Film cameraman: David Jackson.
Film Editor: Roy Newton.
Producer: Cyril Gates
Executive Producer: David Brown
Director: Mike Healey

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Great Expectations

by CHARLES DICKENS , dramatised in 12 parts by JAMES ANDREW HALL starring
6: Pip has gone back to see Miss Havisham at Satis House and once again has met Estella, now a beautiful young woman ...
Music composed by PAUL READE Costume designer ANN ARNOLD Script editor TERRANCE DICKS Designer MICHAEL EDWARDS Producer BARRY LETTS Director JULIAN AMYES
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: James Andrew Hall
Composed By: Paul Reade
Designer: Ann Arnold
Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Michael Edwards
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Julian Amyes
Pip: Gerry Sundquist
Magwitch: Stratford Johns
Mr Jaggers: Derek Francis
Joe Gargery: Phillip Joseph
Wemmick: Colin Jeavons
Herbert Pocket: Tim Munro
Estella: Sarah-Jane Varley
Orlick: Linal Haft
Biddy: Christine Absalom
Aged Parent: Tony Sympson
Miss SkiffinS: Charlotte West-Orm
Startop: Kevin Hart
Clara Barley: Melanie Hughes
Bentley Drummle: Iain Ormsby-Knox
Compeyson: Peter Whitbread

: Play It Safe!

Presented by Jimmy Savile , OBE
A series of ten programmes which shows how many serious child accidents are preventable.
5:Water, Water Everywhere
Each year around 140 children die of drowning and many more are rescued at the last minute. JIMMY SAVILE points out some of the dangers of water both inside and outside the home.
Film editor AL CELL Director JULIA DRUM
A free booklet (same title) can be obtained by sending your name and address on a postcard to: Play It Safe!, [address removed]. or in Scotland: [address removed]


Presented By: Jimmy Savile
Unknown: Jimmy Savile

: Dame Naomi James

appeals on behalf of King George's Fund for Sailors (Registration No 226446)
Donations, preferably by crossed cheque or po, should be sent to: Dame Naomi James , [address removed]


Unknown: Dame Naomi James

: Songs of Praise

For Remembrance Sunday from Linlithgow.

Harry Forbes, a Sergeant Piper with the Highland Light Infantry, was blinded when a box of ammunition exploded; Bill Kay's sight started going after he had served with the Royal Artillery in the Burma campaign during World War II. Both men now live in the Scottish War Blinded Community at Linburn in Scotland, a small community within the village of Wilkieston in Midlothian.

Geoffrey Wheeler has been meeting some of the people who live there and hearing their Remembrance memories and reflections. The chapel at Linburn can hold only a few dozen people so the people of nearby Linlithgow have invited the War Blinded Community, the British Legion and Scottish servicemen and women to sing their Remembrance Songs of Praise from the historic St Michael's Church there.

Lord of light (Blaenwern): O God our help (St Anne); Abide with me (Eventide)
The Church's one foundation (Aurelia); Eternal Father (Melita); O valiant hearts (Supreme sacrifice); Now Israel may say (Old 124th)

Conductor: Tom Inness
Organist: Peter White
Film director: Jim Murray
Producer: Michaela Simpson
Series producer: Raymond Short, BBC Scotland

Songs of Praise Calendar 1982, £1.99 (recommended price), from retailers


Unknown: Bill Kay
Conductor: Tom Inness
Organist: Peter White
Director: Jim Murray
Producer: Michael A. Simpson
Producer: Raymond Short

: To the Manor Born

by Peter Spence starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, Peter Bowles as Richard DeVere and Angela Thorne as Marjory Frobisher


Writer: Peter Spence
Script Associate: Christopher Bond
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: Dacre Punt
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Audrey fforbes-Hamilton: Penelope Seith
Richard DeVere: Peter Bowles
Marjory Frobisher: Angela Thorne
Brigadier: Anthony Sharp
Mrs Polouvicka: Daphne Heard
Rector: Gerald Sim
Brabinger: John Rudling
Ned: Michael Bilton
Cadwallader: Charles Kay
Mrs Patterson: Daphne Oxenford
Twitcher: Arnold Peters

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
The Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth is host for this tenth heat of Mastermind 1981. On the Quarter Deck are contestants from the West of England.
Godfrey Abbott(ordnance surveyor) History and architecture of Bath Peter Barlow (solicitor) Novels of Kingsley Amis Judith Carter (nursing sister) Works of Dorothy L. Sayers Brenda Read
(computer systems designer) Novels of Graham Greene


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Peter Barlow
Unknown: Kingsley Amis Judith Carter
Unknown: Dorothy L. Sayers
Unknown: Brenda Read
Unknown: Graham Greene
Director: Antonia Charlton
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Bergerac

starring John Nettles in Campaign for Silence by ALISTAIR BELL , With
Cecilc Paoli and Terencc Alexander and featuring
Ian Hendry , Jane Wenham
Simon Cadell and Sean Arnold
Gerald Furneaux has something to sell, and he needs money badly. But memory lane, as Jim Bergerac warns him, can be a dangerous place to wander , ,
Theme composed by GEORGE FENTON Associate producer JULIET GRIMM Script editor john KERSHAW Film editor TARIQ ANWAR Designer PHIL ROBERSON
Photography BUTCH CALDERWOOD. Created and produced bv ROBERT BANKS STEWART Directed by MARTYN FRIEND
Book (same title), hardback £6.25 from 10 December, paperback £1.25,from retailers


Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Alistair Bell
Unknown: Cecilc Paoli
Unknown: Terencc Alexander
Unknown: Ian Hendry
Unknown: Jane Wenham
Unknown: Simon Cadell
Unknown: Sean Arnold
Unknown: Gerald Furneaux
Unknown: Jim Bergerac
Composed By: George Fenton
Producer: Juliet Grimm
Editor: John Kershaw
Editor: Tariq Anwar
Designer: Phil Roberson
Unknown: Butch Calderwood.
Unknown: Robert Banks Stewart
Directed By: Martyn Friend
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Francine: Cecile Paoli
Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Crozier: Sean Arnold
Charlotte: Annette Badland
Diamante Lil: Mela White
Gulliver: Danny Schiller
Major Furneaux: Ian Hendry
Edith Furneaux: Jane Wenham
Hedley Cross: Simon Cadell
Kinthly: John Gillett
Cropley: Gil Sutherland
Stanley Morton: Peter Dahlsen
Colonel: Neil Hallett
Buxton: John Golightly
Nun: Patricia Donovan
Jurat: Michael Godley
Hotel manager: Julian Fox
Hotel receptionist: Julie Hervieu
Lieutenant: Daniel Lucas
Joe: John Moore
Steward: John Billan
Waiter: Jay Neill

: Dallas

starring with Little Boy Lost
Ellie gets tough with J.R. and gives him an ultimatum about John Ross.
Written and directed by LEONARD KATZMAN


Unknown: John Ross.
Directed By: Leonard Katzman
Ellie: Barbara Bel Geddes
J R: Larry Hagman
Sue Ellen: Linda Gray
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
Pamela: Victoria Principal
Lucy: Charlene Tilton
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
Rebecca: Priscilla Pointer
Dusty: Jarcd Martin
Clayton: Howard Keel
Ray: Steve Kanaly
Donna: Susan Howard
Mitch: Leigh McCloskey
Afton: Audrey Landers

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: The Road to Heaven is a Hard One

In 1949, at the age of 7, John Davis made his first communion. He was brought up in Dublin, and taught by the Christian Brothers. At 14 he went to sea, and so escaped his strict Catholic background. This year he returned to Dublin for the first time, as a film maker, to re-create on film the world of his Catholic childhood.
Everyman follows this journey back to the Dublin of 30 years ago. Scenes from JOHN DAVIS 's film, and his own reflections on his past, evoke a vanished experience: an experience common to a whole generation of ordinary Irishmen.
Film cameraman LAURIE RUSH Sound recordist JIM MCALISTER Film editor PETE CORNISH Producer LUCY HARINGTON


Unknown: John Davis
Unknown: John Davis
Unknown: Jim McAlister
Editor: William Nicholson

: Barbara Mandrell

and The Mandrell Sisters
Tonight Barbara's guests are Paul Anka and T. G. Sheppard while the Krofft Puppets make their debuts as actors, Southern style!
Directed by BOB HENRY


Unknown: Paul Anka
Unknown: T. G. Sheppard
Directed By: Bob Henry
Produced By: Ernest Chambers

: The Self-Help Society

Five programmes about self-help and mutual aid in Britain. 4: Island Co-operatives
This programme shows co-operatives which are attempting to revive the fortunes of two communities in the Western Isles - as part of a scheme sponsored by the Highlands and Islands Development Board. Might such schemes be applied more widely?


Produced By: Charles Pascoe

: Weatherman

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