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: For Schools, Colleges

9.8 Going to Work Behind the Scenes
A brief look at a range of unseen jobs, without which a department store could not function. Narrated by LIBBY PURVES Producer PETER BRAIT
9.33 A Good Job with Prospects Management Trainee
School-leavers, joining two manufacturing companies as commercial trainees, set out on a path which, for some, can lead to management.
Producer ROGER FRY


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Peter Brait

: You and Me

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds, and adults watching with them. Bobby Shajto
Melanie visits her daddy at work and gets to drive a cross-channel ferry.
Director nicci CROWTHER Producer Roy THOMPSON


Unknown: Bobby Shajto
Producer: Roy Thompson

: For Schools, Colleges

10.15 Music Time
Happy Families
10.38 Twentieth-Century History Britain Alone
11.0 Merry-go-Round Travellers
Horse and Motor
PHILIP BIRD and MADELEINE WYNNE find out about bicycles and cars. They meet the famous cyclist DAISY BELL and an Edwardian automobilist.
Series producer EDWARD iiayward
Talkabout Mrs Plug the Plumber
11.42 General Studies
Playwright Willy Russell
A film about the writing and rehearsal of Blood Brothers, a new play by Willy Russell which had its world premiere at Fazakerley Comprehensive School, Liverpool. Performed by the MERSEYSIDE YOUNG PEOPLE'S THEATRE COMPANY. Producer RICHARD CALLANAN :


Unknown: Madeleine Wynne
Unknown: Daisy Bell
Producer: David Meldrum
Unknown: Talkabout Mrs
Unknown: Willy Russell
Play By: Willy Russell
Producer: Richard Callanan

: Closedown

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Jim Bacon

: Regional News

(London and SE only: Financial
Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)

: Pebble Mill at One

Donny MacLeod , Marian Foster and David Freeman are hosts to another lively show from the Pebble Mill foyer.
And in Travelclwice, guest presenter Peter Purves tries his hand at camping in Snowdonia.
Editor PETER hercombe. BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: David Freeman
Unknown: Peter Purves
Editor: Peter Hercombe.

: Camberwick Green

A See-Saw programme.

: For Schools, Colleges

2.1 Words and Pictures
The Magic Fish
2.18 One World
From the Caribbean
2.40 Exploring Science
Designing Structures

: Delia Smith's Cookery Course

Part 2
A series of ten programmes Presented by DELIA smith 5: Rice
Book (same title) 14.25; BBC video cassette, Delia Smith 's Home Baking (BBCV 1009), £37.95 from retailers


Presented By: Delia Smith
Director: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Peter Riding
Unknown: Delia Smith

: See Hear!

Magazine for the hard-of-hearing on Ceefax page 169

: Play School

: Secret Squirrel

deals with Wiley, the infamous sheep smuggler, in Wolf in Cheap Cheap Clothing (Rpf)

: Jackanory

with Tony Aitken
The Eggbox Brontosaurus by MICHAEL DENTON
Prince Rudolph wanted to build a life-size model of a brontosaurus, made entirely out of eggboxes. However, he had only collected two, so a royal eggbox quest involving danger and mystery -was the only answer.
1: Two Down, 249,998 to Go


Unknown: Tony Aitken
Unknown: Michael Denton

: Playhouse

The Toy Princess by KAY MCMANUS from the story by MARY DE MORGAN
' Do you know what she said? "Bother." Yes she did! Imagine a Princess behaving like that! '
Producer ANGELA beeching Director MARILYN FOX


Unknown: Kay McManus
Princess Ursula: Natalie Ogle
King: Geoffrey Palmer
Taboret: June Barry
Lady-in-waiting: Petronella Barker
Nurse: Clare Richards
Oliver: Jonathan Morris
Mark: Tommy Wright
Fisherman's wife: Kristine Howarth
Doll maker: Keith James

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom , Sarah Greene and Peter Duncan
Assistant editors IAN OLIVER , RENNY RYE Editor BIDDY BAXTER


Unknown: Simon Groom
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Peter Duncan
Editors: Ian Oliver
Editor: Biddy Baxter

: Evening News

with Richard Baker ; Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Nationwide-South East at Six

Throughout the week, Frank Bough , Sue Lawley, Hugh Scully and Sue Cook bring you the issues that matter and the topics that entertain in London and the south east with LAURIE MAYER , FRAN MORRISON and MARGARET NELSON at the Newsdesk.
At 6.25 the Nattonioide team in London links up with BBC studios and reporting teams around Britain. -
Including Monday's regular feature:
Watchdog See page 83


Unknown: Frank Bough
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Fran Morrison
Unknown: Margaret Nelson
Unknown: Philip Harding
Unknown: Mike Hogan
Editor: Roger Bolton

: Doctor Who: Kinda: Part 1

starring Peter Davison
A four-part story by Christopher Bailey
What is the significance of the windchimes?


Writer: Christopher Bailey
Script editor: Eric Saward
Designer: Malcolm Thorntoh
Producer: John Nathan-Turner
Director: Peter Grimwade
Sanders: Richard Todd
Hindle: Simon Rouse
Tegan: Janet Fielding
Adric: Matthew Waterhouse
Nyssa: Sarah Sutton
The Doctor: Peter Davison
Todd: Nerys Hughes
Anicca: Roger Milner
Anatta: Anna Wing
Dukkha: Jeffrey Stewart
Aris: Adrian Mills
Panna: Mary Morris
Karuna: Sarah Prince

: The Rockford Files

Another chance to see the original series starring
James Garner asJim Rockford with guest star
Lindsay Wagner as Sara Aura Lee , Farewell
Written bv EDWARD J. LAKSO akso
Directed by Jackie COOPER


Unknown: James Garner
Unknown: Jim Rockford
Unknown: Lindsay Wagner
Unknown: Sara Aura Lee
Unknown: Edward J. Lakso
Directed By: Jackie Cooper

: Panorama

Unfinished Business
On 18 July 1980 an Argentinian cargo aircraft mysteriously crashed in south-east Russia. In total secrecy it had been ferrying arms from Israel to Iran - an astonishing trade, because of the deep enmity between Israel and the Ayatollah Khomeini. Panorama's investigation into the background of this deal has revealed that the crash had foiled a top secret plan to organise a coup against the Ayatollah's regime. Reporter Philip Tibenham
Producer TOM BOWER


Reporter: Philip Tibenham
Producer: Tom Bower
Editor: Elwyn Parry
Editor: George Carey

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Humphrys Weatherman


Unknown: John Humphrys

: Last of the Summer Wine

by ROY CLARKE starring Bill Owen
Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde in One of the Lost Few Places Unexplored by Man .
Compo reveals an unnatural desire to have his photograph taken in that most forbidden territory - Nora Batty 's bedroom. What is worse, he chooses to realise this ambition at a time when Nora is at her most defensive. However Compo doesn't see this as a serious problem and, with a little help from his friends, he plots a way over her doorstep.
Film cameraman FRED HAMILTON
Film editor GLENN HYDE
Studio lighting JOHN GREEN
Produced by ALAN J. W. BELL
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Unknown: Nora Batty
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: Fred Hamilton
Editor: Glenn Hyde
Unknown: John Green
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Produced By: Alan J. W. Bell
Compo: Bill Owen
Cleee: Peter Sallis
Foeg v: Brian Wilde
Sid: John Comer
Tw: Jane Freeman
Waiiy: ' Joegladwin
Noia: Kathy Staff
Albert ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ': ' Chris Breeze

: Police

A series filmed over nine months inside Thames Valley Constabulary. A Suspicious Death
In a rooming house, a dead body is found at the bottom of the stairs. The CID is called in. The investigation is hampered by the discovery that most of the residents have been drinking heavily.
Film camera DIANE tammes
Producers ROGER graf. f, CHARLES stew art Series editor JOHN SUEARER BBC Bristol


Editor: Charles Aldridge
Unknown: Malcolm Hirst
Producers: Roger Graf.

: Film 82

A review of the week's new releases with guest presenter Glyn Worsnip
Ghost Story: Fred Astaire , John Houseman , Douglas Fairbanks Jr and Melvyn Douglas share a dark secret in this psychological thriller.
It Hurts Only When I Laugh: in this Neil Simon tragi-comedy Marsha Mason plays a Broadway theatre actress and Kristy McNichol her spirited teenage daughter.
mundy ELLIS presents a round-up of news from the movie world, including the growing interest in regional film theatres.
Director BRUCE Thompson Producer JUDY LINDSAY


Presenter: Glyn Worsnip
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: John Houseman
Unknown: Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Unknown: Melvyn Douglas
Unknown: Neil Simon
Unknown: Marsha Mason
Unknown: Kristy McNichol
Unknown: Mundy Ellis
Director: Bruce Thompson
Producer: Judy Lindsay

: Big Jim and the Figaro Club

Five chapters from the turbulent history of the Figaro Club, their kith and kin, in the days of the Cold War, when there was always a whiff of danger in the air. Norman Rossington
Roland Curram Priscilla Morgan
4: A Bit of Rough Shooting by TED WALKER
Raucous, anarchical and completely off-centre, Big Jim and the Figaro Club stems the advancing tide of despair over
. the current state o/ homegrown television comedy. (GRIMSBY TELEGRAPH)
Producer COLIN rose


Unknown: Norman Rossington
Unknown: Roland Curram
Unknown: Priscilla Morgan
Narrator: Ted Walker
Jim: Norman Rossington
TurpS: Sylveste McCoy
Ned: Gordon Rollings
Chick: David Beckett
Perkins: Roland Curram
Nimrod: David John
Beryl: Hazel Clyne
Glad: Priscilla Morgan
Pudden: Lill Roughley
Eric: Alex Woodman
Shirley: Rachel Woodman
PC Speedworth: Charles Pemberton

: News Headlines

: Speak for Yourself

Apologising and Complaining
Neighbours! You can love them or loathe them.

: Weatherman

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