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: Play School

Janet Palmer and guests say Hallo Again with songs, games and play ideas on a make-believe theme.
Books, Play School Play Ideas, 1 and 2, £1.25 each; Play School Stories, £1.25; Play School Stories 2, £1.50; Storytime from Play School, 95p; More Stories from Play School, 50p from booksellers


Presenter: Janet Palmer
Musician: Richard Brown
Series Producer: Barbara Roddam
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Morning Worship

This morning's service comes from Bamford Chapel near Rochdale.
The worship is led by the minister, The Rev Ivor Rees. The preacher is The Rev Tony Burnham, moderator of the North West district of the United Reformed Church.
Readings (Jerusalem Bible):
Isaiah 55: vv 1-9; Matthew 18: vv 2-5 Hymns: Praise to the Lord the Almighty (Lobe Den Herren); Father of mercies (Lyndhurst Road) Psalm 17: Jesus is Lord
Anthem: Prayer of St Francis (West)


Worship led by: The Rev Ivor Rees
Preacher: The Rev Tony Burnham
Organist: Geoffrey Ogden
Choirmaster: Walter Brisk
Television Presentation: Noel Vincent

: Asian Magazine

A programme reflecting the events and issues, culture and personalities of Asian communities around the country.
An Asian Unit presentation
BBC Pebble Mill

: Take Nobody's Word for It

'Do-it-yourself science presented by Carol Mather and Professor Ian Fells.
In this first programme, the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher , MP, demonstrates her favourite kitchen chemistry experiments and explains why she gave up science for politics; and there's the launch of an exciting competition.


Presented By: Carol Mather
Presented By: Professor Ian Fells.
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher

: Buongiorno Italia!: 15: Sono stato a...

Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian, featuring film specially shot in Italy, and presented by Lilly Lembo Lambert and Enrico Verdecchia
A visit to an old people's home where part of the income is derived from the land it farms. (R) (e)
(Complementary programme on Radio 4 VHF/FM at 5.30 pm)


Presenter: Lilly Lembo Lambert
Presenter: Enrico Verdecchia
Film Director: Susanna Capon
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini

: Lyn Marshall's Everyday Yoga: Alternate Nostril Breathing and Scalp Tugs

A sequence of yoga movements that builds up day by day into a routine that will stretch and exercise the entire body. (R) (e)


Presenter: Lyn Marshall
Director: Paula Gilder
Producer: Peter Ramsden

: Parent Programme

It's Not Just for the Kids A group of mothers in a housing scheme in Paisley run their own playgroup. (ej

: Telejournal

The news from Mainz on West Germany's second channel ZDF, with the results of the General Election.
Klaus Romer helps with the language and the background and Peter Fiddick looks at the German end of the European media scene.


Unknown: Klaus Romer
Unknown: Peter Fiddick

: See Hear

News, views and entertainment, with sign-language and subtitles. Introduced by Maggie WooUey
Clive Mason and John Lee Produced by CHARLES PASCOE


Introduced By: Maggie Woouey
Introduced By: Clive Mason
Introduced By: John Lee
Produced By: Charles Pascoe

: Farming

Fifty thousand farmers will go bust in the United States this year - as they did last year, and the year before that. Evoking memories of the 30s, whole agricultural communities are simply loading up their possessions and heading for the cities - leaving their farms to their creditors and their homes to rot.
Memphis, Missouri, is a mid-western farm town on the brink of collapse. Producer MARTIN SMALL BBC Pebble Mill

: Weather for farmers


: This Week Next Week

with Donald MacCormick
Starting with News Summary The weekly programme of lively discussion - making the news with those in power and hearing the views of those who challenge them.


Presenter: Donald MacCormick
Reporter: Vivian White
Producer: Vanessa Dowell
Producer: Lydia Howard
Deputy Editor: Colin Stanbridge
Editor: Paul Norris

: EastEnders

by Michael Robartes and Gerry Huxham.
'They've got to catch this man. Nobody's safe from him'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Michael Robartes
Writer: Gerry Huxham
Producer: Julia Smith

: International Snooker: The Benson and Hedges Masters: The Final (frames 1-7)

Snooker's largest arena, the Wembley Conference Centre, will be packed with an audience of over 2,000 to see the final of this year's £200,000 Masters tournament. The top seeds are Steve Davis (No 1) and Cliff THorburn (No 2). Cliff is the current title-holder and also won in 1985, so he will be hoping to make it three in a row.
David Icke introduces the first part of this best-of-17-frames match.


Presenter: David Icke
Summariser: John Spencer
Summariser: John Virgo
Summariser: Jim Meadowcroft

: Antiques Roadshow

Introduced by Hugh Scully. A pair of 18th-century Irish peat buckets, now used to house hi-fi speakers, are among many curiosities to turn up this week when the experts visit the Georgian city of Bath.
BBC Bristol
(Ceefax subtitles)


Presenter: Hugh Scully
Director: Roy Chapman
Director: Ian Paul
Director: Andy Batten Foster
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

with Jan Leeming


Newsreader: Jan Leeming

: Songs of Praise

from Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire is a town that's still in its teens.
Ian Gall visits this town of the future and enters the world of haute couture when he talks to CELIA CHRISTMAS, a fashion designer, and the world of high tech when he visits CHRIS CURTIS , a teacher of information technology.
Their chosen hymns are sung by over 1,000 Christians in the Middleton Hall of the shopping centre.
Crown him with many crowns
(Diademata); I will sing the wondrous story (Hyfrydol); Our God reigns: You are my hiding place;
Loving Father; When morning gilds the skies; All my hope on God is founded (Michael); You shall go out with joy


Presenter: Ian Gall
Unknown: Chris Curtis
Conductor: David Greig
Organist: Roger Sayer
Producer: David Kremer
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: Last of the Summer Wine

by ROY CLARKE starring Michael Aldridge Bill Owen , Peter Sallis with Jane Freeman Joe Gladwin and Kathy Staff in Who's Feeling Ejected Then?
Seymour comes up with a car-safety device which will not only save lives, but make him rich and famous. With the help of Wesley and a specially made car chassis, the safety seat is tested and it is Compo who goes up in everyone's estimation.
Film cameraman ALAN STEVENS
Film recordist RICHARD MERRICK Film editor JOHN WILKINSON Designer STEPHAN PACZAI Produced and directed by ALAN J.W. BELL


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Michael Aldridge
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Jane Freeman
Unknown: Joe Gladwin
Unknown: Kathy Staff
Unknown: Stuart Fell
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: Alan Stevens
Unknown: Richard Merrick
Editor: John Wilkinson
Designer: Stephan Paczai
Directed By: Alan J.W. Bell
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Crusher: Jonathan Linsley
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Wally Batty: Joe Gladwin
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Barry: Mike Grady
Men outside cafe: Maxton Beesley
: Anthony Wingate
Woman outside cafe: Ina Clough

: Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel: 2

by Agatha Christie
Dramatised in two parts by Jill Hyem
Starring Joan Hickson as Miss Marple
with George Baker, Caroline Blakiston, Joan Greenwood
"Canon Pennyfather's disappearance may be connected, but it's that poor girl I'm worried about.... I have a dreadful sense of foreboding. You see, in the case of Basil Twisk, there was a death."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Author: Agatha Christie
Dramatised by: Jill Hyem
Film Sound: Christopher King
Film Editor: Jerry Leon
Make-up Designer: Sheelagh Wells
Costume Designer: Judy Pepperdine
Producer: George Gallaccio
Director: Mary McMurray
Miss Marple: Joan Hickson
Michael Gorman: Brian McGrath
Rose: Kate Duchene
Henry: Neville Phillips
Selina Hazy: Joan Greenwood
Bess Sedgwick: Caroline Blakiston
Chief Insp Fred Davy: George Baker
Det Insp Campbell: Philip Bretherton
Elvira Blake: Helena Michell
Richard Egerton: Randal Herley
Mrs Cabot: Helen Horton
Ladislaus Malinowsky: Robert Reynolds
Alice: Henrietta Voigts
Miss Gorringe: Irene Sutcliffe
Col Luscombe: James Cossins
Mr Humfries: Peter Baldwin
Canon Pennyfather: Preston Lockwood

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
The College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth, is host to four contenders from the west of England. In the drama theatre they compete in the challenge for Mastermind 1987.
Peter Bird (writer) Papua New Guinea, 1965-1975, the decade to independence
Joan Bridgman (college lecturer) The life and works of Samuel Beckett
Michael Newman (chartered surveyor) English antiques, 1660-1830
Jeremy Bradbrooke (general practitioner) The Franco-Prussian War, 1870-71


Questionmaster: Magnus Magnusson
Contestant: Peter Bird
Contestant: Joan Bridgman
Contestant: Michael Newman
Contestant: Jeremy Bradbrooke
Lighting: Dennis Butcher
Assistant Producer: Mary Craig
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Peter Massey

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: That's Life!

Presented by Esther Rantzen
Consumer advice, investigations, misprints, mishaps and real-life humour drawn from the letters you send each week.
With Gavin Campbell, Doc Cox, Adrian Mills, Grant Baynham


Presenter/Producer: Esther Rantzen
Reporter: Gavin Campbell
Reporter: Doc Cox
Reporter: Adrian Mills
Reporter: Grant Baynham
Director: Bob Marsland
Editor: John Morrell

: Everyman

Bread and Roses
'You need people who are prepared to commit themselves to each other, to their workforce, in order for this country to prosper. That is a Christian thing to do, if it is done on a basis of equality.' Half our waking lives are spent at work. And for most people work means routine laced with competition - a sort of nerve-wracking drudgery. Given our highly developed and sophisticated economy, could our life at work ever be different?
In the past ten years there's been a huge growth in enterprises formed by people who believe it could. Inspired by the example of Ernest Bader , who gave his business to his workforce and started the modern Common Ownership Movement, they have founded nearly 1,500 workers' co-operatives. By the year 2000, at the current rate of increase, there could be a quarter of a million coops in Britain. But can co-operatives provide jobs that are more than 'just a job'?
And can they still be viable businesses at the same time?


Cameraman: Jim Pierson
Film editor: Mike Aloof
Producer: Frances Berrigan
Everyman Editor: Daniel Wolf

: International Snooker: The Benson and Hedges Masters: The Final

(Frames 8-17)
One week ago the top 16 players in the world came to Wembley. One of them will tonight become the 1987 Masters champion and be presented with the first prize of £51,000.
David Icke introduces the final frames and talks to the winner.


Presenter: David Icke
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Commentator: Jack Karnehm
Commentator: Clive Everton
Television Presentation: Alan Griffiths
Television Presentation: Peter Hayward
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Weather

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