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: Bagpuss

A See-Saw programme

: Sunday Worship

The Word - a Journey Through John's Gospel. Water into Wine
From St Mark 's Church, Gabalfa, Cardiff, conducted by THE REV MARTIN DAVIES Singer GARTH HEWITT Preacher
Exodus 33, vv 12-23; John 2, vv 1-11 Hymns:
Praise, my soul, the king of heaven (Praise my soul); Love divine (Blaenwern); 0 for a thousand tongues (Lydia) Sound ALLAN WILLIAMS Lighting JOHN EYNON
TV presentation JOHN ceraint. BBC Wales


Unknown: St Mark
Singer: Martin Davies
Singer: Garth Hewitt
Unknown: Canon Bertie Lewis
Unknown: Allan Williams
Unknown: Lighting John Eynon

: Asian Magazine

Some overseas visitors to Britain are being charged for emergency treatment in hospitals. RASHID ASHRAF chairs a discussion on emergency hospital treatment.
You can also hear from JAMES IVORY and ISMAIL MERCHANT about their unique 21-year partnership making films in India for the international market. You can see clips from their latest movie, Heat and Dust, and see one of the stars, MADHUR JAFFREY , who has been a Merchant-Ivory regular since the days of Shakespeare Wallah.
A Gujerati folk song is provided by MAHESH GADHVI.
Producer bish mfhay
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL
BBC Pebble Mill. Book, Speak for Yourself, f2.75 from booksellers


Unknown: Madhur Jaffrey
Unknown: Shakespeare Wallah.

: Maths Help

2: Volumes (2)

: Let's Go

Presenter BRIAN RIX Ten programmes which aim to help mentally - handicapped people get more out of life.
5: Let's Go Out Together ... on a country walk
Assistant producer ANNE O'DWYER Producer CHARLES pascoe
Notes for parents and teachers, fl.50 from [address removed]


Producer: Anne O'Dwyer

: Buongiorno Italia!

Twenty programmes for beginners presented by LILLY LEMBO Lambert and ENRICO verdecchia 15 : Sono stato a ... A visit to an old people's home where part of the income is derived from the land it farms.
Film director SUSANNA CAPON
Producer maddalena FAGANDINI
Book (same title), f4.95, records and cassettes and Tutors' Notes available from retailers


Presented By: Lilly Lembo Lambert
Director: Susanna Capon

: Russian Language and People

A series of 20 programmes
15:A Look Back at the Languagethrough the eyes of Russian children Episode 10 of Goodbye, Summer
Production assistant MARY SPRENT Producer TERRY DOYLE
Boole 'same title), £5.50. records £10.64, cassettes £9.49 from retailers


Producer: Terry Doyle

: Delia Smith's Cookery Course

Director ERICA Griffiths
Producer PETER riding


Director: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Peter Riding

: See Hear!

A weekly programme for people with hearing problems.


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

: Making the Most of the Micro

4: Introducing Graphics
Most modern computers are capable of displaying graphics - in other words, pictures. Ian McNaught-Davis begins an exploration of what you can do with a modest personal micro, with the assistance of John Coll.
Studio director Mike Cocker Producer David Allen


Presenter: Ian Mcnaught-Davis
Software Consultant: Ian Trackman
Director: Mike Cocker
Producer: David Allen

: 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 JACK SCOTT


Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Producers: Philip Hicks
Producers: Ken Pollock
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Jack Scott

: Business Club

Ten programmes on survival and success in small business. 5: A Visit to Hartlepool
Business people running factories, shops and leisure services on Tees-side get together each week at the Town Hall. On the agenda of this meeting of Hartlepool New Development Support are questions of monitoring cash flow and avoiding bad debts.
( Repeated on BBC2 tomorrow, 10.0 am)
Book, Small Business Guide. £4 50 from bookshops. For Local Link ' details, [address removed]


Editor: Paul Sinclair
Producer: John Twitciiin

: News Headlines

: The Wonderful World of Disney: Blue Grass Special

with Devon Ericson, Celeste Holm and Davy Jones
A headstrong girl and a headstrong horse try to beat odds and men in the Sport of Kings.


[Actor]: Devon Ericson
[Actress]: Celeste Holm
[Actor]: Davy Jones

: Show Dogs

With Crufts just one week away. breeders and exhibitors all over the country are making their final Preparations. Dennis McCarthy and Lcs Crawley visit Leeds Castle In Kent to look at some of these preparations and see how several of the more popular breeds get to the world's greatest dog show. They also visit the castle's unique collection of historic dog collars and see them worn by present-day show dogs.


Unknown: Dennis McCarthy
Producer: Peter Massey

: The European Figure Skating Championships

ALAN WEEKS reviews the week's competitions in Dortmund. 0 BACK PAGES: 75

: Match of the Day

Introduced by Jimmy Hill
Action highlights from First and Second Division games, plus analysis and interviews. Also, the result of the January Goal of the Month competition. Commentators John Motson, Barry Davies
News round-up Bob Wilson


Presenter: Jimmy Hill
Commentator: John Motson
Commentator: Barry Davies
News round-up: Bob Wilson
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Producer: John Philips
Producer: Murray Needham
Series Producer: Fred Viner
Editor: Bob Abrahams

: The Good Life: The Pagan Rite

The last in the present series by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith
with Paul Eddington
and featuring Reginald Marsh
with Moyra Fraser

As their savings dwindle, Tom is tempted to earn some extra money - but not for paying the boring old bills.


Writer: John Esmonde
Writer: Bob Larbey
Music: Burt Rhodes
Designer: Paul Munting
Producer: John Howard Davies
Tom Good: Richard Briers
Barbara Good: Felicity Kendal
Jerry Leadbeatter: Paul Eddington
Sir: Reginald Marsh
Felicity: Moyra Fraser
Margo Leadbeatter: Penelope Keith
Waiter: John Scott Martin

: Dombey and Son: 4

by Charles Dickens dramatised in ten episodes by James Andrew Hall
The lost Florence has been found by Walter Gay. A friendship begins between them. Baby Paul grows up into a strange, old-fashioned little boy. Worried about the child's poor health, Mr Dombey has sent him to Mrs Pipehin's school in Brighton.
Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: James Andrew Hall
Composer/conductor: Dudley Simpson
Make-up: Pam Meager
Script Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Raymond London
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Rodney Bennett
Dombey: Julian Glover
Carker: Paul Darrow
Captain Cuttle: Emrys James
Solomon Gills: Roger Milner
Louisa Chick: Rhoda Lewis
Miss Tox: Shirley Cain
Florence: Lysette Anthony
Walter Gay: Max Gold
Toots: Neal Swettenham
Paul: Barnaby Buik
Bitherstone: Justin Salmon
Mrs Pipchin: Barbara Hicks
Berinthia: Theresa Watson
Major Bagstock: James Cossins
Mr Brogley: John Quarmby
Perch: Ronald Herdman

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Holiday

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
The Bronx may be up, the Battery down, but is New York down and out as far as British holiday-makers are concerned? Does the see-saw of pound and dollar make it unaffordable in 1983? John Carter reports from New York City and New York State.
Gleneagles, famous for its golf courses and the only five-star hotel in Scotland, has had a face-lift to suit the 1980s. Millions have been spent on swimming and sports facilities and, for the first time since the 1920s, the hotel is now a 'year-round' resort. Cliff Michelmore samples its new style.
In another of her reports on the Great British Weekend. Sarah Kennedy takes a look at Richmond in Yorkshire - the home of the famous Lass of Richmond Hill.
Book, Traveller's Britain, £5.95 hardback, £2.95 paperback, from booksellers


Preseneter/Reporter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: John Carter
Reporter: Sarah Kennedy
Film Cameraman: Chris Sadler
Executive Producer: Tom Savage
Producer: Colin Strong

: Songs of Praise

from Harrogate
Wealth and ' the waters' have typified Harrogate in the past, and still the town has its fair share of visitors and comfortably retired residents. But it is not immune from the problems of our age.
Geoffrey Wheeler meets Keith Bertenshaw , a Church Army Captain, who is trying to get beyond the respectability of the churches to help a wide range of teenagers facing unemployment and the problems of growing up.
Thou whose almighty word (Moscow): Hark: Hark, my soul! (Pilgrims); Thee we adore (Adoro te devote); Men true of heart (St Clement); Turn, turn (Personent hodiie): The King of love (Dominus rcgit me); All people (Old 100th) conductor ian LINFORD Organist timothy GRAY
Film director NOEL VINCENT ' Producer DAVID KREMER
Series producer JIM Murray


Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Keith Bertenshaw
Director: Noel Vincent
Producer: David Kremer
Producer: Jim Murray

: Last of the Summer Wine

by ROY CLARKE , starring
Bill Owen , Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde in The White Man's Grave
Wally is weighed down under Nora's tyranny.
Studio lighting Ron bristow Film cameraman MAX SAMETT Film editor FRANCES PARKER Designer tim GLEESON
Produced and directed by SYDNEY lotterby


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: Ron Bristow
Unknown: Max Samett
Editor: Frances Parker
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Wally: Joe Cladwin
Sid: John Comer
Ivy: Jane Freeman

: Nanny

A series in ten parts starring
5: The Home Frontby JILL HYEM with Barbara persuades the Duchess that the time has come to do more for the war effort than merely digging for victory and collecting old clothes. She has it in mind to billet some evacuees at Wymans. But even Barbara's enthusiasm is strained when she is confronted with the reality.
Music composed and conducted by GRANT HOSSACK Designer


Unknown: Jill Hyem
Conducted By: Grant Hossack
Unknown: Mary Spencer
Producer: Bernard Krichefsxi
Director: Peter Crecien
Nanny Barbara Tavener: Wendy Craig
the Duchess of Broughton: Jane Booker
the Dowager Duchess: Judy Campbell
Donald Gray: Colin Douglas
the Duke of Broughton: John Quayle
Frank Hailey: Stephen Sweeney
Parfitt: Peter Schofield
Diana Curry-Rivel: Richenda Carey
Tilly: Natalie Forbes
Dolly Gray: Jane Wenham
Gloria Gaffen: Cathy Murphy
Joyce Parker: Jenna Russell
Billy Stokes: David Doyle
Mrs Gaffen: Christine Edmonds
PC Linklater: Dicken Ashworth
Evacuees: Cathy Cleere
Evacuees: Sian Peta
Evacuees: Melissa Wilson
Evacuees: Joseph Attard
Evacuees,: Oliver Bradbury
Evacuees: Doug , Chamberlain
Evacuees: Pall Decker
Evacuees: Steven MacKintosh
Farmer: Mike Kelly
Cook: Sheelah Wilcocks

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
Three women contestants challenge one man in the fifth heat of Mastermind 1983 at Loughborough University of Technology.
Peter Major (schoolteacher)
Life and works of Richard Wagner Linda Paxton (housewife) Children of Queen Victoria Mary Schofield (housewife) British Social and Economic History 1760-1860
Sian Thomas (solicitor)
Life and works of Colette Director


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Richard Wagner
Unknown: Linda Paxton
Unknown: Queen Victoria Mary Schofield
Unknown: Sian Thomas
Unknown: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Bergerac: Almost Like a Holiday

by Alistair Bell
starring John Nettles
with Terence Alexander and Celia Imrie
and featuring Sean Arnold, Annette Badland and Mela White
Guest star Norman Wisdom
A holidaymaker is mugged in Jersey, and the Bureau comes under pressure to find his attacker. But Vincent Parkin's vivid imagination doesn't help...


Writer: Alistair Bell
Theme music: George Fenton
Film Editor: John Stothart
Designer: Eric Walmsley
Photography: John Walker
Created and produced by: Robert Banks Stewart
Director: Laurence Moody
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Charles Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Marianne: Celia Imrie
Crozier: Sean Arnold
Charlotte: Annette Badland
Diamante Lil: Mela White
Vincent: Norman Wisdom
Mitch: Jeff Rawle
Eva: Elv Hale
Felicity: Sheila Ruskin
Frank: Michael Attwell
Chief: Tony Melody
Frazer: John Carlin
Mrs Frazer: Peggy Ann Wood
'Horatio' Nelson: Kevin Stoney
Senator: Raymond Adamson
Det Con Wilson: Geoffrey Leesley
Radiologist: Penelope Lee
Fairfax: David Quilter
Kiosk girl: Kate Lock
Carlos: Oscar Peters
Fisherman: Dickie Arnold
Reporter: Peter Godfrey
Hospital porter: Peter Lorenzelli
Alcoholic: Roy Spencer

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Omnibus

with Richard Baker

Raymond Briggs and the Bomb
He is famous for books like "Father Christmas" and "Fungus the Bogeyman", whose off-beat humour appeals to adults as well as children. But "When the Wind Blows", although in the familiar comic-strip style, is a harrowing account of nuclear war. Now Raymond Briggs has joined CND and dramatised the book for radio. It will be transmitted tomorrow at 8.0 pm on Radio 4 with Peter Sallis and Brenda Bruce.

Sutton Place
Hidden behind a massive security system, it was for many years the home of the recluse oil millionaire and art collector John Paul Getty. Now the 16th-century manor is open to the public - by appointment only. It has magnificent gardens landscaped by Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe and a brand-new art collection. It provides a spectacular Renaissance setting for concerts and exhibitions.


Presenter: Richard Baker
Subject: Raymond Briggs
Film Cameraman (Raymond Briggs): Kenneth MacMillan
Director (Raymond Briggs): Jonathan Fulford
Film Cameraman (Sutton Place): Nat Crosby
Director (Sutton Place): Anna Benson-Gyles
Editor: Christopher Martin

: Sunday Night

Eric Robson presents the magazine programme which explores the moral and religious issues in the week's headlines.
This week, the General Synod of the Church of England meets to discuss the controversial report ' The Church and the Bomb '. It's the latest in a long line of excursions into the political arena. But what place does the established church actually have in the spiritual and political life of the nation? In a special report Rosemary Ilartill takes the temperature of the Church of England. Plus the Sunday Night supplement.
Studio director FRANCES gifford Producer john WILCOX Editor STEPHEN WHITTLE


Unknown: Eric Robson
Director: Frances Gifford
Producer: John Wilcox
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: The Sky at Night

A New Frontier
A week ago IRAS, the Infra-red Astronomical Satellite, was launched and is now moving round the Earth at a height of 560 miles. It will provide new information about objects ranging from super-giant stars, to the mysterious centre of our Galaxy.
Patrick Moore talks about this exciting new project.
Producer piktkr MORPIIRGO


Talks: Patrick Moore

: Weatherman

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