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: Bagpuss

A See-Saw programme

: Sunday Worship

The Word-a Journey Through John's Gospel
The Cross and the Throne
From Bethany Baptist Church, Rhiwbina, Cardiff
Conducted by the Minister THE REV GWYNFRYN THOMAS Singer GARTH HEWITT Preacher
Isaiah 63. vv 7-14; John 20, vv 24-30 Hymns:
Great God of wonder, all thy ways (Rhyd y Groes); Loving Shepherd of thy sheep (Buckland); When we walk with the Lord (Trust and Obey); Son of the Lord (Rhosymedre); Who is on the Lord's side? (Rachie) Sound ALLAN WILLIAMS Lighting JOHN EYNON
Television presentation john cerajnt


Singer: Gwynfryn Thomas
Singer: Garth Hewitt
Unknown: Prof Neville Clark

: Asian Magazine

Unemployment is the talking point of the day - more so for the Asian youth, many of whom feel that they are in a worse situation because of their ethnic origin. In a special film report, waseem MAHMOOD talks to a group of young Asians and hears their views on the subject. He also talks to SUMAN KANG, the co-ordinator of the Job Preparation Centre in Aston, about how the unit helps the youngsters. Continuing the theme of unemployment, krishan GOULD visits the rather unusual hairdressing salon of NAZAR MOHAMMED , a factory worker turned hairdresser because of redundancy. He talks to him and his customers and experiences the legendary ' Champi massage in a futile effort to grow some hair. Music this week is provided by SHOBHA JOSHI who sings a traditional Hindi geet.
Producer krishan coulb
Executive producer ashok rampal BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Nazar Mohammed
Provided By: Shobha Joshi

: Maths Help

A second series of 12 programmes 1: Volumes (I)
Simple shapes like the sphere and cone can be deceptive. But once you've chosen a unit and begun to tackle volumes systematically, the sphere, the cone and the more familiar cylinder turn out to be surprisingly related.
Presented by LAURIE blxton (Inner London Education Authority)


Presented By: Laurie Blxton

: Let's Go

Presenter brian RIX Ten programmes which aim to help mentally - handicapped people get more out of life.
4: Let's Make a Snack
Beans on toast and sandwiches
Assistant producer ANNE O'DWYER Producer CHARLES PASCOE


Producer: Anne O'Dwyer
Producer: Charles Pascoe

: Buongiorno Italia!

Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian, presented by LILLY LEMBO LAMBERT and ENRICO VERDECCHIA.
14: Costa ha fatto? Co-operatives of all kinds flourish in Orvietofrom farmers and fishermen to restaurateurs and architects.
Film director SUSANNA CAPON
Producer maodalena fagandini
Book (same title), records and cassettes and notes for teachers available from booksellers or from BBC Publications


Presented By: Lilly Lembo
Unknown: Enrico Verdecchia.
Director: Susanna Capon

: Russian Language and People

A series of 20 programmes
14: More Travel in the Soviet Union Episode 9 of Goodbye, Summer
Presented by TANYA FEIFER
Film editorRICHARD sidwell
ProducerTERRY doyle
Book (same title), £5.50, records flO.64 cassettes M.49 from retailers


Presented By: Tanya Feifer
Presented By: George Feifer
Presented By: Edward Ochagavia
Presented By: Tatyana Vedeneeva
Unknown: Volodya Ukhin
Editor: Richard Sidwell
Producer: Terry Doyle

: Delia Smith's Cookery Course

A second series of ten programmes Presented by DELTA SMITH
14: Casseroles and Braised Dishes
Director ERICA criffiths
Delia Smith 's Cookery Course Part 2,
14.25. Delia Smith 's Complete Cookery Course. 110.95 from booksellers
Delia Smith Recipe on Ceefax page 167


Presented By: Delta Smith
Director: Erica Criffiths
Producer: Peter Riding
Unknown: Delia Smith
Unknown: Delia Smith

: 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 subtitling and sign language. Introduced by MAGGIE WOOLLEY , PADDY LADD and JOHN LEE


Introduced By: Maggie Woolley
Introduced By: Paddy Ladd
Introduced By: John Lee
Produced By: Peter Dunkley

: Making the Most of the Micro

3: Strings and Things
How do computers handle words and how do programmers handle long programs? Ian McNaught-Davis takes a look at 'String' handling, at word processing and at the techniques of good and bad programming, with the aid of Ian Trackman.


Presenter: Ian McNaught-Davis
Software Consultant: Ian Trackman.

: Farming

Featuring the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land, with PHILIP WRIXON and DAN CHERRINGTON
Producers PHILIP HICKS , KEN POLLOCK Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Weather for farmers jim BACON


Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Producers: Philip Hicks
Producers: Ken Pollock
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Jim Bacon

: Business Club

Ten programmes on survival and success in small business. 4: Raising Finance (2)
How did Sheffield sports shop-owner richard HNAT prepare and present his application for a loan to Industrial and Commercial Finance Corporation, when he wanted to expand his premises? How easy is it to get ICFC money? What criteria and conditions do they apply? Club Chairman Ian McNaught-Davis investigates.
Book, Small Business Guide, f4.50 from booksellers. For ' Local Link details. send a [address removed]


Unknown: Richard Hnat
Editor: Paul Sinclair
Producer: John Twitchin

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: Ensign Pulver

starring Robert Walker
Burl Ives , Walter Matthau with Tommy Sands, Millie Perkins Life aboard a US Navy cargo ship in 1945 is not happy. The overbearing manner of the captain has produced apathy and despair among crew and officers alike. At the showing of a movie which the captain requires the crew to attend, Ensign Pulver sees his chance to strike a blow for justice.
Written by joshua LOGAN and PETER S. FEIBLEMAN
Produced and directed by JOSHUA log an Films; page 9


Unknown: Robert Walker
Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Walter Matthau
Unknown: Ensign Pulver
Written By: Joshua Logan
Written By: Peter S. Feibleman
Ensign Pulver: Robert Walker
Captain: Burl Ives
DOC: Walter Matthau
Bruno: Tommy Sands
Scotty: Millie Perkins
Head nurse: Kay Medford
Billings: Larry Hagman
LaSeur: Gerald O'Loughlin
Grabowski: Sal Papa
Taru: Al Freeman Jr
Insigna: James Farentino
Skouras: James Coco
Payne: Don Dorrell
Carney: Peter L Marshall
Stretch: Robert Matek

: Cartoon

Heir Conditioned

: Match of the Day

Introduced by Jimmy Hill
Highlights from three matches in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup. Also, a chance to win £100-worth of Premium Bonds in the January Goal of the Month competition.


Introduced by: Jimmy Hill
Commentator: John Motson
Commentator: Barry Davies
Commentator: Alan Parry
Presenter: Bob Wilson
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Producer: Jim Reside
Producer: John Philips
Producer: Roger Moody
Series Producer: Fred Viner
Editor: Bob Abrahams

: The Good Life: The Thing in the Cellar

by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal and Penelope Keith, with Paul Eddington and featuring Ray Mort.

To practise self-sufficiency successfully every resource must be utilised - even animal dung - so Tom decides to build a generator.


Writer: John Esmonde
Writer: Bob Larbey
Music: Burt Rhodes
Designer: Paul Munting
Producer: John Howard Davies
Barbara Good: Felicity Kendal
Tom Good: Richard Briers
Margo Leadbeatter: Penelope Keith
Jerry Leadbeatter: Paul Eddington
Angler: Ray Mort

: Dombey and Son

by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised in ten episodes by JAMES ANDREW HALL 3: Polly and Susan Nipper have taken little Florence and her baby brother Paul to visit the Toodle family, in the hope of seeing Polly's son, Biler. On the way home, Florence is separated from the others and lost
Music composed and conducted by DUDLEY SIMPSON
Film cameraman PETER HALL Script editor TERRANCE DICKS Designer Raymond LONDON Producer BARRY LETTS
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: James Andrew Hall
Conducted By: Dudley Simpson
Unknown: Peter Hall
Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Raymond London
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Rodney Bennett
Dombey with: Julian Glover
Solomon Gills: Roger Milner
Louisa Chick: Rhoda Lewis
Miss Tox and: Shirley Cain
Florence: Lysette Anthony
Walter Gay: Max Gold
Young Florence: Romynna Wood
Old Mother Brown: Philada Sewell
Towlinson: Kenton More
Susan Nipper: Zelah Clarke
Polly Toodle (Richards): Jenn McCracken
Mr Clark: Gordon Salkilld
Young Walter Gay: Finn Fordham
Paul: Barnaby Buik
Mr Chick: Ivor Roberts
Mrs Pipchin: Barbara Hicks

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Holiday

Introduced by CUff Mlchelmore
A report on why the resorts of Italy's Adriatic coast are so popular with British visitors, and a look at Iceland, which has its own devotees. Anne Gregg joins them. Sarah Kennedy goes to Ludlow in Shropshire for another Great British Weekend.
Executive producer TOM savage Producer COLIN STRONG


Introduced By: Cuff Mlchelmore
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy

: Songs of Praise

in St Mary and All Saints Church, Kidderminster. Among local people Geoffrey Wheeler meets is industrial chaplain Bill Hopley , a man with a positive attitude to the problems of an industrial town. (For details: see Tuesday at 3.5)


Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Bill Hopley

: Last of the Summer Wine: The Frozen Turkey Man

Six programmes by Roy Clarke
starring Bill Owen, Peter Sallis, Brian Wilde


Writer: Roy Clarke
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Studio Lighting: Ron Bristow
Film Cameraman: Max Samett
Film Editor: Frances Parker
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Produced and directed by: Sydney Lotterby
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Wally: Joe Gladwin
Sid: John Comer
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Barmaid: Gaye Brown
Man in bar: Johnny Allan

: Nanny

A series in ten parts starring
4: The Sault by T. R. BOWEN
The Duke goes missing on a flying mission and the repercussions have a surprisingly dramatic effect on Barbara's position with the Somerville family.
Script editor JOAN CLARK. Music by GRANT hossack. Designer MARY SPENCER Producer BERNARD KRICnEFSKl Director GERALD BLAKE


Unknown: T. R. Bowen
Editor: Joan Clark.
Music By: Grant Hossack.
Designer: Mary Spencer
Producer: Bernard Kricnefskl
Director: Gerald Blake
Nanny: Wendy Craig
the Duchess of Broughton: Jane Booker
the Duke: John Quayle
Twomey: Jim Norton
Nicola Brooke: Victoria O'Keefe
Lord Henry: James Hossack
Lady Elizabeth: Jemima Laing
Tilly: Natalie Forbes
Diana Curry-Rivel: Richenda Carey
PhippS: Michael Lees
Doctor Brogan: Stewart Bevan
Cook: Sheelah Wilcocks

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
' Education is the mother of wisdom and virtue ' is the translation of the classical Greek motto of the Edinburgh Academy, where tonight four more contestants pit their wits against each other in the quest to become Mastermind 1983.
George Beggs (retired customs official)
American Civil War
Brian Cooklin (schoolteacher)
Women in Thomas Hardy 's novels Alan Shearer (veterinary surgeon) Zulu War 1879
John Wheeler (schoolteacher) British birds
Book Mastermind 4. 11-50 from booksellers


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: George Beggs
Unknown: Brian Cooklin
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Alan Shearer
Unknown: John Wheeler
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Bergerac

starring John Nettles in Prime Target by ROBERT BANKS STEWART and ROBERT HOLMES with Terence Alexander and Celia Imrie and featuring Sean Arnold Annette Badland and Mela White Guest stars Anthony Valentine and Catherine Schell
A French murder mystery turns into a case for Bergerac, when tne dead man proves to be from Jersey.
Bergerac theme composed by GEORGE FENTON
Book (same title), £6.25 hardback, £1.25 paperback from booksellers
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Robert Holmes
Unknown: Terence Alexander
Unknown: Celia Imrie
Unknown: Sean Arnold
Unknown: Annette Badland
Unknown: Anthony Valentine
Unknown: Catherine Schell
Composed By: George Fenton
Editor: Graham Walker
Unknown: Ian Hilton
Designer: Phil Roberson
Produced By: Robert Banks Stewart
Directed By: Henry Herbert
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Charles Hungerford: Terene Alexander
Marianne: Celia Imrie
Crozier: Sean Arnold
Charlotte: Annette Badland
Diamante Lil: Mela White
Lionel: Anthony Valentine
Veronique: Catherine Schell
Inspector Chazottes: Nickolas Grace
Dushesne: Constantine Gregory
Mrs Van Stratton: Madge Ryan
Lawrence: Emlyn Price
Mrs Moberley: Nell Campbell
Lucas: Marc Sinden
Libby: Tammy Ustinov
Hair stylist: Neil Phelps
Receptionist: Alexandra Saul
Raoul: Stephen Lawrence
Moberley: Andrew De La Tour
Secretary: Victoria Davies

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Omnibus

with Richard Baker

Jonathan Miller Directs 'The Magic Flute'
Scottish Opera's controversial production comes to London and is Jonathan Miller's last production for the stage. Mozart's masterpiece presents enormous problems for a director: it has glorious music but a bewilderingly inconsistent plot. Dr Miller sees Freudian as well as revolutionary elements in The Magic Flute, and has given it a highly personal interpretation. For instance, does Sarastro, the formidable high priest, represent the 'super ego'? Or is he a prophet of the age of reason seeking to overturn the 'ancien regime' of the Queen of the Night? Miller tells all.

Steven Berkoff is another very individual man of the theatre. Decadence, revived in London, is a hilarious and scatological broadside at the British upper classes.


Presenter: Richard Baker
Subject ('Flute'): Jonathan Miller
Subject ('Berkoff'): Steven Berkoff
'Flute' director: Norman McCandlish
Film Cameraman: Dick Johnstone
Editor: Roy Argyle
'Berkoff' Director: Christine Wilson
Editor: Christopher Martin

: Sunday Night

Eric Robson explores the moral and religious issues in the week's headlines.
Rosemary Hartill , the BBC's Religious Affairs Correspondent, analyses the week's religious news, and the regular Sunday Night review looks at what's happening in the world of the arts.


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Director: Frances Gifford
Producer: Patti Steeples
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: Phil Silvers

as Sergeant Bilko
The one and only Bilko continues to con everyone in sight.
(Blac/c and white. Repeat)

: Weatherman

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