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: The Flumps: The Cloud

A See-Saw programme written by Julie Holder
It's an 'Umpty' day for Perkin Flump. He's going round 'under a cloud'. Posey and Pootle wish they had a cloud of their own following them.


Writer: Julie Holder
Narrator: Gay Soper
Music: Paul Reade
Animator: David Kellehar
Producer: David Yates

: De Bono's Thinking Course

1: Thinking is a Skill
A series of ten programmes about improving your skills
Dr Edward de Bono shows that thinking can be improved by attention and practice.
One deliberate tool is PMT, which involves examining the plus, minus and interesting points of an idea.


Director: Caroline Pick
Producer: Peter Riding

: Computers in Control: 1: Introducing the Robot

with Ian McNaught-Davis
A visit to the Chicago Robotics Exhibition shows how the computer has revolutionised these mechanical servants and even made domestic versions possible.


Presenter: Ian McNaught-Davis
Production: David Allen
Production: Robin Mudge

: Asian Magazine

Celebrating New Year with musical contributions from Lata Mangeshkar
Asad Amanat All Khan Salma Agha, Yesudas Sharon, Rais Khan
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Producer: Bish Mehay
Producer: Ashok Rampal

: Never Too Late

...to Make a Start
Anne, Phil and Julie all left school some years ago with no qualifications. Now they've taken up a second chance to learn. Anne, a single parent, is on a New
Horizons course; her brother, Phil, is learning to read: and Julie, an air stewardess, is getting ready to become a full-time student.


Producer: Tony Matthews

: A vous la France!

The 11th of 15 programmes of French for beginners.
The series moves south to the old town of Pézenas, where snow threatens a colourful Mardi Gras festival.
And Carole Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones show how to get things done - in a garage, a dry-cleaner's and on the phone.


Presenter: Caroue Rousseau
Presenter: Patrick Simpson-Jones
Director: Mary Sprent
Producer: David Wilson

: Morning Worship

for Epiphany Sunday from Knockbreda Methodist Church, Belfast The Covenant Conducted by The Rev David Ken -Organist NOEL GUEST Readings: Isaiah 60, vv 1-6 St Matthew 2, vv 1-12
Hymns: Sing to the great Jehovah's praise (St Botolph); Wise men, seeking Jesus (Glenfinlas); Anthem: We three kings of Orient are; The wind in the willows; Come, let us use the grace divine (Dundee);
What shall we offer our good Lord? (Duke Street)
Producer JAMES SKELLY Television presentation RAYMOND SHORT
BBC Northern Ireland


Organist: David Ken

: See Hear!

A weekly magazine programme for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. News, views and entertainment, with subtitles and sign language. With Maggie Woolley and Clive Mason.


Presenter: Maggie Woolley
Presenter: Clive Mason
Producer: Charles Pascoe

: Farming

Features news, views for those involved with the land. With Philip Wrixon and Dan Cherrington
BBC Pebble Mill


Presenter: Philip Wrixon
Presenter: Dan Cherrington
Producer: Ken Pollock
Executive Producer: John Kenyon

: Weather for farmers


: Magic Roundabout

English version written and told by Eric Thompson.


Created by: Serge Danot
Writer/Narrator: Eric Thompson

: This Week Next Week

With David Dimbleby
1.1 pm News Summary
A major political interview, a look at the week of a leading personality as seen through their eyes, and an airing for an unfashionable or contentious view.


Presenter: David Dimbleby
Director: Victor Melleney
Editor: Paul Norris

: International Tennis

The World Young Masters from The National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
Bjorn Borg won his first Grand Slam title at the age of 18; fellow Swede Mats Wilander, seeded 1 in this event, did even better by winning the French Open at the age of 17. The leading players of today seem to be younger and younger, so expect today's two finalists to be contesting the top titles all year.
Introduced by Barry Davies Commentator Dan Maskell, John Barrett, Mark Cox, Gerald Williams
Producers Johnnie Watherston Alastair Scott


Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: John Barrett
Commentator: Mark Cox
Commentator: Gerald Williams
Producer: Johnnie Watherston
Producer: Alastair Scott

: The Pink Panther Show

Today: Prefabricated Pink Le Bowser Bagger Sky Blue Pink
Pink Panther theme by Henry Mancini


Composer: Henry Mancini

: The Dukes of Hazzard

High Flyin' Dukes
When appendicitis grounds Hazzard County's only crop-dusting pilot, Daisy Duke is pressed into service as his replacement. Everything is going well until Hazzard's resident pain-in-the-neck hits on a brilliant scheme to make a fortune - and incriminate the Dukes.


Writer: Martin Roth
Director: Ralph Riskin
Bo Duke: John Schneider
Luke Duke: Tom Wopat
Daisy Duke: Catherine Bach
Uncle Jesse: Denver Pyle
Enos: Sonny Shroyer
Cooter: Ben Jones
Sheriff Rosco Coltrane: James Best
Boss Hogg: Sorrell Booke
Percy: Steven Williams
Hector: Nick Benedict

: The Pickwick Papers: 1

by Charles Dickens dramatised in 12 episodes by Jack Davies
starring Nigel Stock as Mr Pickwick with Clive Swift as Mr Tupman, Jeremy Nicholas as Mr Winkle, Alan Parnaby as Mr Snodgrass and Colin Douglas as Mr Wardle, Patrick Malahide as Mr Jingle
Charles Dickens was still only 24 when, in his own words, "I thought of Mr Pickwick..."
The Pickwick Papers soon became a national craze. Mr Pickwick, his friends Tupman, Winkle and Snodgrass, and his cockney servant the immortal Sam Weller, have been among the most popular characters in fiction ever since.
This week they begin their travels through the England of stage-coaches and coaching inns - in a new version of Dickens's first and most-loved bestseller.
(Nigel Stock visits "Pebble Mill at One" tomorrow)
A BBC Enterprises Illustrated Classic, £1.95 from newsagents
FEATURE: page 4


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Jack Davies
Music composed and conducted by: Carl Davis
Lighting Director: Bob Chaplin
Script Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Myles Lang
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Brian Lighthill
Narrator: Ray Brooks
Mr Pickwick: Nigel Stock
Mr Tupman: Clive Swift
Mr Winkle: Jeremy Nicholas
Mr Snodgrass: Alan Parnaby
Sam Weller: Jack Davies
Mr Wardle: Colin Douglas
Mr Jingle: Patrick Malahide
Mrs Bardell: Jo Kendall
Cab driver: Barry Linehan
Waiter (Bull Inn): Russell Denton
Doorman: Michael Godley
Mrs Budger: Mary Maxted
Dr Slammer: Gerald James
Lt Tappleton: John Patrick
Boots: Peter Richards

: Holiday

with Cliff Michelmore
Anne Gregg and John Carter Over the past few years Bulgaria has become a popular sea, sun and sand destination. John Carter looks for the reasons behind this rise in popularity. Spain attracts far more self-catering holidaymakers than any other country in the world. It also boasts the largest numbers who return year after year to the same villa or apartment.
Tom Savage reports on the merits of turning a package holiday into part ownership.
Frank and Nesta Bough continue on their drive through France by way of Fontainebleau Castle and a converted 13th-century water mill.
In the studio the latest news and comment to help you with your holiday problems. Producer TOM SAVAGE
©COMPETITION: page 101


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Tom Savage
Unknown: Nesta Bough

: News

Moira Stuart ; Weatherman


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Songs of Praise

for Epiphany, from St Giles Cathedral,
Edinburgh Geoffrey Wheeler meets one of Edinburgh's 'citizens of the year', Mary Whitfield , who organises a local community centre, and Dr Ian Laing , who cares for premature babies. The
Moderator of the General
Assembly of the Church of Scotland, The Right Rev John Paterson , and the Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh,
Cardinal Gordon Gray , join in giving a New Year's greeting.
Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness (Moredun); Brightest and best of the sons of the morning (Epiphany); Eternal ruler of the ceaseless round (Song 1); 0 God, our help in ages past (St Anne); Joys seven; 0 for a thousand tongues (Richmond); 0 love that wilt not let me go (St Margaret); Bethlehem, of noblest cities (Stuttgart)
Master of music HERRICK BUNNEY Lighting JOHN MCCAW Assistant producer


Unknown: Edinburgh Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Mary Whitfield
Unknown: Dr Ian Laing
Unknown: John Paterson
Unknown: St Andrews
Unknown: Cardinal Gordon Gray
Producer: Michael A. Simpson
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson This 13th season opens tonight at Bristol
Polytechnic when the first four of 48 hopeful contenders from Wales and south west England meet to compete for a place in the semi-finals.
Winifred Bosworth
(secretarial assistant)
The life of Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine
Sharon Colesell (invoice clerk)
The life and works of Oscar Wilde
Brian Rowlands (school teacher)
Greek mythology Jan Evans
(freelance translator) The life and works of Dylan Thomas
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Director LAURENCE VULLIAMY Producer PETER MASSEY


Unknown: Oscar Wilde
Unknown: Brian Rowlands
Unknown: Jan Evans
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Peter Greenyer
Producer: Mary Craig
Director: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Peter Massey

: Last of the Summer Wine

written by ROY CLARKE starring Bill Owen
Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde in From Wellies to Wet Suit When Compo expresses a desire to explore the wonders of the deep, Foggy and Clegg are so impressed that they sponsor his purchase of one slightly-used frogman suit.
Designer VALERIE WARRENDER Produced and directed by ALAN J. W. BELL


Written By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Directed By: Alan J. W. Bell
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Sid: John Comer
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Wally: Joe Gladwin
Nora: Kathy Staff
Customer: Jay Frankson
Shop assistant: Rita Howard

: By the Sword Divided

A serial in ten episodes created by JOHN HAWKESWORTH with and 1: Conflicts by JEREMY PAUL
1648: Arnescote Castle, once the proud home of the Royalist Lacey family, is now the property of the Parliamentarian John Fletcher and his wife
Anne - herself a Lacey.


Unknown: John Hawkesworth
Unknown: Jeremy Paul
Unknown: Royalist Lacey
Unknown: John Fletcher
Composed By: Ken Howard
Composed By: Alan Blaikley.
Designers: Roger Cann.
Designers: Donal Woods
Producer: Jonathan Alwyn
Director: Brian Farnham
Anne Fletcher: Sharon Mughan
John Fletcher: Rob Edwards
Sir Austin Fletcher: Bert Parnaby
Sir Thomas Lacey: Timothy Bentinck
Lady Lucinda Ferrar: Lucy Aston
Sir Ralph Winter: Robert Stephens
Walter Jackman: Edward Peel
Hugh Brandon: Simon Butteriss
Master Martin Fletcher: Frederick Chambers
Goodwife Margaret: Rosalie Crutchley
Nathaniel Cropper: Andrew MacLachlan
Joshua: Ronny Cush
Rachel: Deborah Goodman
Dick Skinner: Peter Guinness
Hannah: Joanna Myers
Emma: Janet Lees-Price
Mrs Dumfry: Claire Davenport
Minty: Eileen Way
Preacher Lambe: David Neal
Lord Edward Ferrar: Peter Birch
Lady Susan Winter: Judy Buxton
Sgt Swan: Saul Jephcott
Mayfield: Jonathan Lacey

: News

Moira Stuart ; Weatherman


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: That's Life

with Esther Rantzen Consumer advice, investigations, misprints, mishaps and real-life humour drawn from your weekly letters. Reporters
Bill Buckley , Gavin Campbell Michael Groth and at the That's Life newsdesk Maev Alexander and John Gould Director BOB MARSLAND


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Bill Buckley
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Michael Groth
Unknown: Maev Alexander
Unknown: John Gould
Director: Bob Marsland
Producer: Esther Rantzen
Editor: John Morrell

: Everyman

Principles at War
Five years ago the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan, igniting a war of extraordinary ferocity.
Two years ago David Jessel reported from the Afghanistan border on the remarkable achievements of International Red Cross negotiators there: Afghan guerrilla leaders were being successfully persuaded to spare the lives of their
Soviet captives, and hand them over to the Red Cross for safe keeping.
Today, however, the guerrilla leaders have tired of a deal which moves
Soviet soldiers to safety in Switzerland but does nothing for their own fighters held in the dungeons of Soviet-occupied Kabul. In this updated report
Everyman follows the Red Cross's struggle to keep victims of this bloody conflict alive, examines the future for the prisoners of both sides, and talks to one man who has survived imprisonment and escape.
On its first showing the film was described by The
Observer as 'moving and perceptive', The Guardian as 'unique', the Daily Mirror 3 as 'astounding', the Daily
: Express as 'compelling' and The Times as 'gripping'. Film editor MICHAEL ALOOF
Series producer DANIEL WOLF Producer COLIN CAMERON (Revised repeat)


Unknown: David Jessel

: 16 Up-The YTS Report

A series of four programmes 1: Spoonful of Sugar?
Sheila Hope has sampled the first year of the scheme. In this programme she meets trainees and others involved in YTS who reveal some of the realities behind the glossy packaging.
Produced by TONY MATTHEWS Directed by SUE DAVIDSON


Unknown: Sheila Hope
Produced By: Tony Matthews

: International Tennis

The World Young Masters from the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
BARRY DAVIES introduces the best of the action from today's final.
(Sponsored by The Belgian American Investment and Trade Organisation)


Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Mark Cox
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: Alastair Scott

: Weather

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