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: For Schools, Colleges

9.0 Shakespeare in Perspective
All's Well That Ends Well
9.30 Alles klar
Asking Permission
9.48 Mathscore One 4: Get the Point
3700. 370, 37.... then What? Laurel and Hardy, and others, help ELAINE DONNELLY and ROGER SWMAN to introduce tenths. Directed by DEREK LONGHURST Produced by DAVID ROSEVEARI
10.19 Look and Read
A Friend in Need
10.35 History: Resource Units 11.13 The Military Machine
11.0 Watch
Postmen Today ,
11.17 It's Your Choice. Skills
Today's programme is about life" and social skills which everybody needs to get on in adult life whether working or not. Introduced by ANDREW C. WADSWORTH Producer PAUL MITCHELL
11.40 Junior Craft , Design and Technology. Up and Down the Hill Teachers Programme 4
12.3 pm General Studies
The Money Supply


Unknown: Elaine Donnelly
Unknown: Roger Swman
Directed By: Derek Longhurst
Produced By: David Roseveari
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Unknown: Junior Craft

: News After Noon

with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Michael

: Regional News

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

: Pebble Mill at One

The team introduces another edition of the live and lively lunchtime magazine.
BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Peter Hercombe

: Heads and Tails

A See-saw programme

: You and Me: 3

A series for. 4- and 5-year-olds, and adults watching with them.
Today: '3'
With Kim Goody and Malcolm McFee. (Repeat)


Producer: Barbara Parker
Shopper: Kim Goody
Lift attendant: Malcolm McFee

: For Schools, Colleges

2.14Tout compris (simplified version)
2: Au petit dejeuner; En route; Au stade; A table.
Breakfast and the journey to school, a sports tesson - and school meals

2.30 English. Arthur Miller and The Crucible


Script By: Anne West
Read By: Anne Engel
Read By: Gilles Dattas
Producer: John Mescott Thomas
Unknown: Arthur Miller

: Closedown

: Songs of Praise

from Deptford
Songs of Praise 1983 Calendar, 12.25; Hymns from previous Songs of Praise (record REC 338, cassette ZCM 338) from retailers

: Play School

: Mighty Mouse

A cartoon series Bad Bill Bunion
Mighty Mouse is called to the Far West to tackle a notorious outlaw.

: Jackanory Writing Competition

Today: Food with Tony Aitken and Pam Ayres


Unknown: Tony Aitken
Unknown: Pam Ayres

: Screen Test 200

Brian Trueman introduces a special 200th edition in which contestants from WESTLANDS HIGH SCHOOL, CONGLETON, and NORTH MANCHESTER BOYS' SCHOOL answer questions on scenes from some of the show's most popular films: 101 Dalmatians, He's Your Dog Charlie Brown, Hog Wild and The Jungle Book.
There will also be a guest appearance by Michael Rodd , first chairman of Screen Test, and the four contestants from the original programme 12 years ago...
- Film editor/reseacher Malcolm Illingworth
Directed by Paul Loosley
Produced by John Buttery BBC Manchester


Host: Brian Trueman
Guest: Michael Rodd
Researcher: Malcolm Illingworth
Directed By: Paul Loosley
Produced By: John Buttery

: Rentaghost

A series in 13 parts by Bob Block
6: The horse has got a hump, Harold's shirts have 'migrated' and there's been a force ten gale in the kitchen. And none of it would have happened if Adam Painting had delivered Ethel's tumble drier!
r and the Pantomime Horse
Incidental musicJONATHAN coben Designer PAUL ALLEN
Book, Rentaghost Unlimited, tlx more hilarious stories. £5 85 hardback, 85p paperback from booksellers


Unknown: Adam Painting
Music: Jonathan Coben
Designer: Paul Allen
Producer: Jeremy Swan
Director: David Crichton
Timothy Claypole: Michael Staniforth
Harold Meaker: Edward Brayshaw
Ethel Meaker: Ann Emery
Hazel the McWitch: Molly Weir
Nadia Popov: Sue Nicholls
Adam Painting: Christopher Biggins
PC Gamblin: Anthony Smee

: Evening News

with Richard Baker Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Regional news magazines

Look East, Look North, Look North West, Midlands Today, South East at Six, Points West, South Today, Spotlight South West
and at 6.25 Nationwide
Frank Bough and Richard Kershaw report on the news stories that matter and what they mean for the people of Britain, with films and features from a team of reporters nationwide: Patti Coldwell, John Hitchns, James Hogg, Marshall Lee, Tony Wilkinson, Nicholas Woolley

(Regional details as Monday)


Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: John Hitchins
Unknown: James Hogg
Unknown: Marshall Lee
Unknown: Tony Wilkinson
Unknown: Nicholas Woolley

: Angels

by Roger Parkes

After being reprimanded by the Chief of the Pathology Lab, Linda is sure they won't want her in the department permanently. It seems she's failed again ...


Writer: Roger Parkes
Linda Mo: Sarah Lam
Tracey Willoughby: Julia Williams
Nargis Khan: Mamta Kash
Alison Streeter: Juliet Waley
Dave Nowell: Neil West
Janet Dickens: Michelle Martin
Vicky Smith: Pauline Quirke
Mr Smith: Derek Martin
Susan Willoughby: Jill Meers
Dick Willoughby: Stacy Davies
Chris Carr: Martin Rutledge
Lez Harker: Derek Waring
Gordon Tewltt: Chris Hunter
Dr Malinz: Desmond Stokes
Jimmy Bilton: Timothy Kightley
Jean MacEwen: Carol Holmes
Alf: Martin Friend

: Ask the Family

Robert Robinson takes the chair in the second match of this exciting contest between families from all over the United Kingdom. Tonight THE REYNOLDS FAMILY from Croydon in Surrey challenge THE TIMSON FAMILY from Nottingham.


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Producer: Linda McCartut

: Terry and June

by Terry Ravenscroft
Starring Terry Scott and June Whitfield


Writer: Terry Ravenscroft
Film Cameraman: Reg Pope
Film Sound: Bill Wild
Film Editor: John Dunstan
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Producer/Director: Peter Whitmore
Terry: Terry Scott
June: June Whitfield
Constable Williams: Ian Masters
Abbot: Michael Stainton
CB radio voice: Roger Martin
CB radio voice: Norman Comer
CB radio voice: Jeffrey Segal

: Squadron: 4: Mascot

by Adrian Reid
A drama series in ten programmes about the RAF of today, starring Michael Culver as Gp Capt Christie, Malcolm Stoddard as Wg Cdr Tyson

373 Squadron is asked to deliver a goat to a Head of State. The two Hercules transport planes develop mysterious 'judders' and are grounded. An investigation reveals a surprising explanation.


Writer: Adrian Reid
Music composed and conducted by: Anthony Isaac
Costume Designer: Dennis Brack
Script Editor: Mervyn Haisman
Designer: Bruce Macadie
Producer: Joe Waters
Director: Tristan de Vere Cole
Gp Capt Hall: Richard Simpson
Sqn Ldr Gregson: Derek Anders
Sqn Ldr Grant: Gwyneth Powell
Flt Lt Young: Catriona MacColl
Air Vice Marshal: John Woodvine
Flt Lt Delavine: Jeremy Sinden
Station WO: Antony Carrick
WO Prentice: Leslie Schofield
Dodger Dickens: Jamie Foreman
Barry Tate: Neil Nisbet
Chief Tech Blaney: Ian Hastings
Inspector Leach: Frank Mills
Sergeant Davis: Roger Tallon
Flt Lt Stather: Michael Troughton
Flg Off Miles: Tony Boncza
Chief Tech Aaronson: Roger Hume
Co-pilot: Michael Crompton
Flt Engineer: Kevin White
Instructor: Michael Dyerball
Mrs Tate: Kate Lansbury
Welsh private: Robert Owen
Corporal Bates: Kelvin Spooner

: Nine O'clock News

wth John Humphrys; Weathennan

: Play for Today: Intensive Care

by Alan Bennett
Starring Alan Bennett, Thora Hird, Julie Walters and Elizabeth Spriggs

When his father is taken ill, Midgley makes a bee-line for the bedside, anxious to atone for the mistakes of the past... When his dad dies, Midgley is determined to be there, holding his hand.
Typically, his dad lingers. The hospital wants Midgley out of the way and maybe Midgley wants his father out of the way... Until, that is, the arrival of night nurse Valery.
Feature p.71

("Our Winnie" by Alan Bennett is on BBC2 next Friday at 10.00pm)


Writer: Alan Bennett
Music composed and conducted by: Jim Parker
Script Editor: Brenda Reid
Designer: Humphrey Jaeger
Film Editor: Ken Pearce
Photography: Nat Crosby
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Director: Gavin Millar
Denis Midgley: Alan Bennett
Frank Midgley (old): Frank Crompton
Teacher: Ted Beyer
Miss Tunstall: Joan Sanderson
Mrs Azakwale: Lucita Lijertwood
Mr Horsfall: Jim Broadbent
Headmaster: Aubrey Morris
Joyce Midgley: Helen Fraser
Joyce's mother: Jeanne Doree
Colin Midgley: David Major
Aunty Kitty: Thora Hird
First nurse: Pamela Quinn
Heather (day nurse): Karen Petrie
Black doctor: Shope Shodeinde
Fat man: Frank Birch
Young man on telephone: Alan Hulse
Uncle Ernest: Colin Douglas
Orderly: Johnny Leeze
Second nurse: Trisha Roberts
Hartley: Derek Fowlds
Jean: Madge Hindle
Mark: Jeremy Mosby
Elizabeth: Karen Tunstall
Woman on sticks: Frances Cox
Valery (night nurse): Julie Walters
Senior Nursing Officer: Brenda Hall
Woman on telephone: Olive Pendleton
Very young doctor: Peter Chelsom
Frank Midgley (young): Anthony Adams
Denis as a boy: Kirk Wild
Denis's mother: Alison Lloyd
Alice Duckworth: Elizabeth Spriggs
Hospital clerk: Alan Starkey

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Alan Bennett: A Cream Cracker Under the Settee - 29 Years On 24 May 2017

: The Mike Harding Show

The first of five programmes
Once again Mike Harding is released on a how-suspecting public with a series of zany one-man shows. This time the 'cuddly-owl' disrupts a quiet Derbyshire spa town when he regales his audience at The Opera House, Buxton.

BBC Manchester
(First shown on BBC1)


Entertainer: Mike Harding
Producer: Barry Bevins

: News Headlines

: Who Runs Britain?

Despite the recession, the Trade Union Movement, with over 11 million members, still reflects a wide cross-section of Britain.
How much power do the unions have today and what part will they play in running the country in the future? Anthony Sampson talks to Rodney Bickerstaffe, who in June took over as leader of one of Britain's biggest unions - the National Union of Public Employees.


Presenter: Anthony Sampson
Interviewee: Rodney Bickerstaffe
Producer: Jennifer Davies
Executive Producer: Peter Kenyatta

: Weatherman

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