with Frank Bough and Selina Scott
For regular items see Monday Today: The Breakfast Time Doctor between 8.30 and 9.0
And Glynn Christian continues the build-up to Christmas.
While matters of state are often forgotten after the breakfast time news, some subjects can still rouse even the quietest people to passion.
Live every Thursday morning and broadcast simultaneously on BBC1 and Radio 4, an audience of 150 start their day with a chance to say what they think about issues which guarantee a good argument long after the headlines have faded.
Paul Sieghart puts their opinions to the test. Research
JUDY HILL. ANN CHANCELLOR DA VIES Producers
JULIET MAY. ELAINE BEDELL
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX A Radiovision Unit production BBC Pebble Mill
with Moira Stuart and Frances Coverdale Weather JIM BACON
12.57 Regional News
(London and SE: Financial
Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
Paul Coia looks behind the scenes at the new TV comedy The Front Line; also the last in Lesley Kenton 's series on positive health; plus music, and Howard Franklin with tips on floral Christmas decorations.
A See-Saw programme
with Rick Jones
Presented by Barbara Dickson and Penny Junor
Today they look at
Immunisation: why, against what, and when?
Retirement: what chance for a holiday in the sun?
Plus Vernon's Postbag: agony uncle Vernon
Coleman answers more of your queries.
And People in View: retired trade union leader Jack Jones is still fighting - for rights for his fellow pensioners.
Studio director ISHBEL MACLEAN Producer MARIANNE BAIRD
Series editor GORDON MENZIES BBC Scotland
For further information write to:
Network, PO Box. Glasgow [Postcode removed] or telephone [number removed]
Every society has its own idea of beauty. This series of films looks at some of them.
The world over, a girl has to look her best on her wedding day. Ratha, from Sri Lanka, must also transform herself into the ideal Hindu bride for a marriage ceremony unchanged for 5,000 years.
(First shown on BBC2)
The Battle of the Atlantic In March 1943, 39 ships in four convoys were sunk by German U-boats. Losses on that scale could not be tolerated; at that time
Admiral Carl Doenitz , the Commander-in-Chief of the U-boats, came as close as he ever would to winning the Battle of the Atlantic. Had he succeeded then Britain could have been forced out of the war. That he did not do so was due in large measure to the parallel battle, fought by scientists during the war years, which was to turn almost certain defeat into victory. Presented by William WooUard
Film editor COLIN JONES Written and produced by BRIAN JOHNSON
The river it is flowing. Flowing and growing
Presenter Carol Leader Guest Fred Harris
Story: Small Deer's Quest by SONYA DANN
The magical bear and his friend Spottyman challenge Texas Pete and his cronies in another super adventure. with the voices of DEREK GRIFFITHS, PETER HAWKINS, MELVYN HAYES, ROY KINNEAR, JON PERTWEE, VICTOR SPINETTI, SHEILA STEAFEL
Music CHRIS STUART and MIKE TOWNEND
Writer ROBIN LYONS
Producer MIKE YOUNG
Designed and directed by DAVE EDWARDS
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Read by David Baxt for Jackanory. Part 4 Pictures SUE BROADLEY Designer KATHY ATTY
Producer ANGELA BEECHING Director SHEILA FRASER
Laurel and Hardy are Canadian Mounties sent to bring in Chief Bad Medicine (Repeat)
Mark Curry introduces the finalists from Argyll and Cornwall who are hoping to become Screen Test champions 1984 by answering observation questions about clips from Ghostbusters, S.P.Y.S. and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Designer BARRY ROACH Director JUDY MERRY
Producer TONY HARRISON BBC Manchester
with Simon Groom, Janet Ellis and Michael Sundin
Who's a Pretty Boy?
Not Mr Punch -the incredibly ugly, baby great palm cockatoo! But if he survives his hand-rearing he could end up one of the most beautiful birds in the world.
by BOB GODFREY
The Abominable Snowman
Narration BOB GODFREY Music JOHN HYDE
Production BOB GODFREY
Episode 15 by JOHN GODBER
Annette's new bike is stolen and the truth about her mother finally comes out. Meanwhile, Roland's partnership with Jimmy McClaren comes to a sorry conclusion.
Devised by PHIL REDMOND Producer KENNY MCBAIN Director EDWARD PUGH
with Sue Lawley and Nicholas Witchell
London Plus, Spotlight
South Today, Points West Look East, Look North North West Tonight Midlands Today
Presented by Maggie Philbin Judith Hann ,
Kieran Prendiville , Peter Macann Producers HENRY CAMPION
DANA PURVIS , MARTIN MORTIMORE and MICHAEL COYLE
Studio director JULIE HARRUP Editor CYNTHIA PAGE
Introduced by Peter Powell and Steve Wright Sound SCOTT TALBOTT Lighting BILL MILLAR Designer
Production MICHAEL HURLL
by Alex Shearer
Malcom tells Sheldon he is joining the police force on Monday. Sheldon and his pal Earl meet to discuss ways of having Malcom thrown out of 'The Squealers'. starring
Music and lyrics by Black Roots Designer Paul Allen
Produced and directed by Roger Race
Eight programmes with Jeremy Cherfas
7: The African Experience
Safari parks the world over create an illusion of Africa. In Japan people as well as animals are put on display. Jeremy Cherfas goes on a safari to Kenya by foot and by balloon. He discovers some strange practices out in 'the wild' - waterholes that are topped up, electric fences and salt licks - which raise the question as to whether the national parks are no more than big zoos! Photography MAURICE FISHER Sound LYNDON BIRD
Film editor PETER SIMPSON
Assistant producer RON MARTIN
Producer GEORGE INGER. BBC Bristol
with Julia Somerville and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world
A special two-part edition starring
Two young cops who walk a tightrope in the world of crime.
The Set-Up Part 1
Terry Nash , apparently
Mr Average Citizen, barely survives an assassination in which his pregnant wife is killed. His memory of events is foggy and incomplete - he only knows he wants vengeance on the alleged hit-man.
Written by JOE REB MOFFLY
Directed by GEORGE MCCOWAN
Part 2 tomorrow at 9.25 pm
with Sir Robin Day
The programme where the public put the questions and debate the answers with those in power, those who seek it and those who influence events.
Sir Robin Day takes the chair at the Greenwood Theatre, London.
Among tonight's guests are: Lord Lever
John Moore , MP Diana Warwick
Director ANN MORLEY Producer LIZ ELTON
Editor BARBARA MAXWELL
from the Grand Hall, Olympia featuring
The Modem Alarms Turkey Stakes
The start of five days' coverage of possibly the most popular horse show in the country, which combines top class international show jumping with circus acts and- pantomime to make a marvellous pre-Christmas entertainment.
Introduced by DAVID VINE
STEPHEN HADLEY Producers
JOHNNIE WATHERSTON ALASTAIR SCOTT
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