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Twenty years after BBCtv's first showing of Cathy Come Home, Margo MacDonald looks at what local councils are doing to help homeless families.
Directed by BRYN BROOKS
Produced by TONY MATTHEWS (e)
Phillip Schofield with programme news and your birthday greetings.
Presenter Elizabeth Watts Guest Ben Thomas
Story: The Elves and the Shoemaker by the BROTHERS GRIMM (R)
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As February ends off
Canada's North Atlantic coast, it's the birth season for harp seals. The pups known as whitecoats enter a world of ice and snow - from the warmth of their mother's womb to sub-zero temperatures, a difference of almost 50 degrees Celsius. This film by Norman Lightfoot looks at the survival strategy of the baby seals in coping with the harsh environment. They really need their 'whitecoats'. BBC Bristol (R)
with Philip Hayton
Weather IAN MCCASKILL
Maria receives a tempting offer, Baby O'Donnell swallows some pills and Jim makes a terrible blunder.
Written by JULIE HOLDER Secrets
Narration GAY SOPER Music PAUL READE
Animation DAVID KELLEHAR Producer DAVID YATES (R)
starring Jack Hawkins
Inspector Gideon of the Yard thought this would be just another normal day, and he was right. All he had to investigate was a bent copper, three murders, a pay snatch, a bank robbery, and a psychopath on the loose. Par for the course on the West End beat.
Screenplay by T.E.B. CLARKE from a novel by J.J. MARRIE
Produced by MICHAEL KILLANIN Directed by JOHN FORD
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Chief Insp Gideon:
Rev Julian Small:
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Michael Hordern tells
The Butterfly that Stamped by RUDYARD KIPUNG (R)
Guns of Abalone
1: A strong force is needed to destroy the huge guns.
with lain Laughlan and Jane Hardy Wand
Music by RICHARD BROWN Puppets by JOANNE COLE
Designer RICHARD BRACKENBURY Producer MICHAEL COLE (R)
Round the camp fire Tex,
Skeleton and Bulk tell stories from the past. (R)
Guns of Abalone
2: Prisoners on the Rock of Gibraltar. (R)
by MICHAEL MORPURGO Told by Peter Davison for Jackanory. Part 2
The Thundercats are stranded on a planet with a wrecked spaceship. They meet up with the Berbils and become friends, which not only makes Mumm-Ra angry, it also attracts more enemies to the group!
with Roger Finn
with Janet Ellis, Mark Curry, Caron Keating
Two's Company but Three's a Crowd! Watch Janet, Mark and Caron turn into a crowd of hundreds - before your very eyes - to say nothing of Bonnie and Willow.
And if you'd like a mini kaleidoscope of your own, make sure you keep your old Christmas cards after Twelfth Night, to turn into a machine that produces thousands of different patterns at a mere touch!
Debbie Greenwood chairs this knockout tournament to find the First Class of 1987. Tonight Hillhead from
Glasgow play St Andrew 's from Croydon.
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Introduced by Gary Davies Sound GRAHAM WILKINSON Lighting RON BRISTOW
Designer JOHN ANDERSON Production MICHAEL HURLL
by GERRY HUXHAM
'Opportunity is a train,
Kathy, waiting at the station. Will you be there? Or will you be late?'
Director TONY VIRGO
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Howard Stableford and Judith Hann , bringing you the new and fantastic from the world of science. This week: how under one roof in the suburbs of London you can now find a tropical rain forest, a desert and a mangrove swamp.
Producers MARTIN MORTIMORE DANA PURVIS , VIV KING CYNTHIA PAGE
Studio director JOHN GORMAN Editor RICHARD REISZ
Emlyn Hughes and Bill Beaumont captain two teams of sporting celebrities: Lloyd Honeyghan the undisputed World Welterweight Boxing Champion;
Judy Simpson the Commonwealth Games Heptathlon gold medallist; Bob Anderson the World
Masters Darts Champion; and Peter Beardsley one of England's World Cup stars. David Coleman questions their knowledge of the faces, facts and feats in sport. Director MICK DEMPSEY Producer muce ADLEY BBC Manchester
with Julia Somerville and Andrew Harvey Regional News Weather
Written by Carla Lane
The story of the Boswells, a family of lovable rogues, their unity, loyalty and ability to survive in today's world of unemployment, with the help of a little gentle skulduggery.
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In his first major television interview,
Sir Ian MacGregor , the controversial businessman who led the Coal Board during the miners' strike, talks to Martyn Lewis about his decisions, which dramatically affected the lives of thousands of British workers. Sir Ian retired from a successful career in America as head of one of the world's largest multi-national companies at the age of 65. Hehasspentthepastten years Pursuing his mission to make Britain's ailing nationalised industries more competitive - first on the board of British
Leyland, then as Chairman of British Steel and, until recently, at British Coal.
At his Scottish home, Sir Ian talks about: foreign backing for the motor industry; the contrasting quality of management at the Steel and Coal Boards; disagreements with Energy Secretary, Peter Walker ; the dangers of the 'Porgy and Bess' syndrome and the 'plastic bag' joke which misfired.
Lady Sibyl MacGregor recalls her concern for the effect the strike had on miners' families. Videotape editor KENNETH CONNELL Research PATRICIA CAMPBELL Editor ELWYN PARRY JONES
The High Fashion Murders
A series of cover girl murders lead Houston to a powerful family with some sensational - and well-kept - secrets....
Written by JAMES L. CONWAY Directed by CLIFF BOLE