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: Play School

Chloe Ashcroft, Lloyd Johnston and Nick Mercer say Hallo Again


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Presenter: Lloyd Johnston
Presenter: Nick Mercer
Musical Director: Richard Brown
Producer: Christine Hewitt
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Articles of Faith

Dr Una Kroll shares several ways in which to begin to pray, and which can lead to a deeper understanding of who God is.


Producer: Helen Alexander

: This Is the Day

I Am the Bread of Life
Gary Davies joins Sandra Holmes at her home in Plaistow, in London's East End, for a simple service of worship and reflection. Readings: Exodus 16, vv 9-12 John 6, vv 28-35
Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER


Unknown: Gary Davies
Unknown: Sandra Holmes
Producer: Helen Alexander

: Bazaar

A marketplace of ideas
Join Judi Spiers and find out how you can save time, effort and, above all, money.
This week, Eamonn Holmes learns to fend for himself: lesson one - how to cook something easy and fast.
There's also the beginning of Barbara Daly 's basic make-up course, and the guinea
Pigs are the NEWTON family, grandmother, mother and daughter. The Newtons also get tips on how the same dress can be accessorised differently for three generations. And, how to save money on heating bills with hints from the Property Doctor.
(e) For free leaflet send a large sae to
[address removed]


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Barbara Daly
Director: Dave Thomas
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Discovering Portuguese

A six-part introduction to the language and people 3: The Land -A Terra
Travel to the regions of the north - the Minho, and Tras-os-Montes - where you'll find some of the most beautiful scenery in Portugal.
Visit Oporto, its capital, and the Douro valley at harvest time, when the grapes that go to make port wine are trodden in traditional style, to the sound of the accordion and the drum.
Presented by Roberta Fox Production assistant ELIZABETH MCDOWELL
Producer TERRY DOYLE (R)
Book £7.95 and pack of two cassettes £7.95 from retailers


Presented By: Roberta Fox
Unknown: Elizabeth McDowell
Producer: Terry Doyle

: Tele journal

Presented by Chantal Cuer Director MARK LUCAS
Assistant producer DANIELLA DANGOOR Series producer BERNARD ADAMS


Director: Mark Lucas
Producer: Daniella Dangoor
Producer: Bernard Adams

: A vous la France!

French for beginners in the third of 15 programmes.
You don't need any French to shopinaFrenchsupermarket. But with a few simple phrases you can enjoy the colour of the local market or the épicerie. With Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones Film director FRANK ASH
Producer DAVID WILSON (R) (e) Book, teachers notes, computer software and cassettes available from booksellers and BBC Publications. For French transcripts of the series send cheque or POfor £1.50 (payable to BSS) to: [address removed]


Unknown: Carolle Rousseau
Unknown: Patrick Simpson-Jones
Director: Frank Ash
Producer: David Wilson

: When in Spain

The last of five programmes with Andrew Sachs and his guide from Barcelona, Manuel. La Fiesta de San Fermin
Andrew and Manuel drive to Pamplona for the famous bull-running fiesta.
Language consultant DEREK UTLEY Production assistant SUZY MILLER Producer BERNARD ADAMS (R) (e) Book, £2.50. cassette £3.95 from retailers. For teachers' notes send A sae with 43p stamp and cheque or PO for £1.50 (payable to LBE) to: [address removed]


Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Derek Utley
Unknown: Suzy Miller
Producer: Bernard Adams

: See Hear

News and entertainment with sign language and subtitles. With Clive Mason , Maureen Denmark and John Lee
Produced by EDDIE MONTAGUE (e)


Unknown: Clive Mason
Unknown: Maureen Denmark
Unknown: John Lee
Produced By: Eddie Montague

: Farming

Thirty Years On with John Humphrys With three decades of prosperity and expansion well and truly over, which way now for British agriculture? Last week, three radical and conflicting solutions were offered for the troubled times ahead. In the last programme of this 30th anniversary series, the leaders of farming and countryside interests try to create a common prospectus for the future of rural Britain. Producers


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Mike Derby.

: Weather for farmers



Unknown: Bill Giles

: This Week, Next Week

with Vivian White
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. Reporter JOHN PENYGATE Producers MARGARET BUDY CHRISTINE CHAPMAN Editor LYDIA HOWARD


Unknown: Vivian White
Reporter: John Penygate
Producers: Margaret Budy
Producers: Christine Chapman
Editor: Lydia Howard

: EastEnders

by Tony Holland.
"No one in the world can change Den and Angie... They're in a circle, see - trapped..."
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Tony Holland
Series Producer: Julia Smith

: Best of Sellers: After the Fox

continues a season of films starring the celebrated comic actor. Today with Victor Mature Britt Ekland
Notorious criminal
Aldo Vanucci , alias 'the Fox' hits on a novel way of getting manpower for a bullion hijack; he persuades an entire village that they're movie extras under his 'direction', and sets them to work!
Aldo Vanucci. ...PETER SELLERS Tony Powell. ...VICTOR MATURE
Screenplay by NEIL SIMON Produced by JOHN BRYAN
0 FILMS: page 28


Unknown: Victor Mature
Unknown: Britt Ekland
Unknown: Aldo Vanucci
Unknown: Aldo Vanucci.
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Tony Powell.
Unknown: Neil Simon
Produced By: John Bryan
Directed By: Vittorio de Sica
Gina Romantica: Britt Ekland
Harry: Martin Balsam
Okra: Akimta Miroff
Polio: Paolo Stoppa
Siepi: Tino Buazzelli
Carlo: Mac Ronay
Mama Vanucci: Lydia Brazzi
Police chief: Lando Buzzanca
Chief of Interpol: Maurice Denham

: Barney Bear

Prospecting Bear

: Motorfair 87

with Mike Smith
Janet Ellis and Chris Goffey Biggest, best, most advanced -just some of the superlatives that are bandied about at motor shows around the world, and the 1987 London Motor Show at Earl's Court is no exception.
Alternating with the British Motor Show at the NEC in Birmingham, Motorfair provides the car-buying public with a unique opportunity to see what the world's car manufacturers have in store for them in the coming year.
Whether a potential buyer or just window shopping, join the team for a look at all the new models and the latest in technology as well as a chance to pause and wallow in some of the great cars of the past. Producers
DENIS W. GARTSIDE , CHRIS WRIGHT Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Mike Smith
Unknown: Janet Ellis
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Unknown: Denis W. Gartside
Unknown: Chris Wright
Producer: Tom Ross

: Vanity Fair

Dramatised in 16 episodes by ALEXANDER BARON starring
8: The Girl I Left Behind Me The men go off to battle and the women are left to wait.
While Amelia worries about the safety of her beloved George, Becky Sharp has plans to make and scores to settle.
Music composed and conducted by NIGEL HESS
Visual effects designer STUART MURDOCH


Unknown: William Makepeace
Unknown: Alexander Baron
Unknown: Becky Sharp
Designer: Stuart Murdoch
Editor: Phillippa Giles
Designer: Gavin Davies
Producer: Terrance Dicks
Director: Diarmuid Lawrence
Jos Sedley: James Saxon
Amelia: Rebecca Saire
as George Osborne: Benedict Taylor
Dobbin: Simon Dormandy
as Rawdon Crawley: Jack Klaff
Becky: And Eve Matheson
Major O’Dowd: Tony Doyle
Peggy O'Dowd: Eileen Colgan
George's orderly: Colin Wakefield
Isidor: Daniel Andre Pageon
Lady Bareacres: Dawn Keeler
Lord Bareacres: Richard Pescud
Mr Paradine: John Quarmby
Belgian soldiers: Gregoire Carel
Belgian soldiers: Yves Aubert
Hotel Chef: Stephen Marlowe
Hotel manager: Andre Maranne
Tom Stubble: Adrian Ross-Magenty
Galloper: Gareth Milne

: Lifeline

Cliff Michelmore and Maggie Philbin report on the latest charity news.
Sally Jones appeals on behalf of the Ironbridge Gorge
Museum Development Trust, a vast complex covering some 75 acres along the River Severn in east Shropshire. The museum works to preserve buildings and artefacts which played a significant part in the Industrial Revolution. The aim is to turn the Ironbridge Gorge into a place of pilgrimage, tourism and education, while at the same time generating jobs in an area of high unemployment. But the trust needs funds to continue its vital preservation work and to expand and develop the site. Please send donations to: Sally Jones
[address removed]


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Sally Jones
Producer: Jill Dawson

: News

with Moira Stuart


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Songs of Praise

from Oban
Ian Gall visits a busy town which provides the starting point for the many tourists who come to visit the Hebridean islands along the west coast of Scotland. He learns the mysteries of lobster fishing from Graham Clark; he meets Drs Kate
and Mac Armstrong, whose practice covers 500 square miles; and a local farmer Malcolm Macdonald and, introduces a sheepdog with four-wheel drive.
All creatures of our God and king (Lasst uns erfreuen); Laoidh Chaluim Chille - hymn to St Columba; All things bright and beautiful (Royal Oak); The king of love my shepherd is. (Dominus regit me); A Thigheama Dhia - How great thou art; Thou art before me Lord (Sursum corda); Be thou my vision (Slane); Now thank we all our God (Nun Danket).
Editor STEPHEN WHITTLE - BBC Scotland.
Records and cassettes: 'Songs of Praise Vol 2' REC 338, zcm 338; 'Your Songs of Praise Choice' REC 469, ZCM 469, Top Ten Hymns: the most popular hymns from BBC T.V 's Songs of Praise REC 556, ZCM 556
Compact disc: 'Top Twenty Hymns viewers of BBC T.V 's Songs of Praise top choice of hymns BBC CD 579, from retailers.


Unknown: Graham Clark
Introduces: Malcolm MacDonald
Unknown: Laoidh Chaluim Chille
Unknown: Thigheama Dhia
Conductor: Jean Gillies
Organist: Norman Nicholson
Producers: David Kremer
Producers: Michael A. Simpson
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: Ever Decreasing Circles

written by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring
Richard Briers
Penelope Wilton Peter Egan with Stanley Lebor Geraldine Newman
Film cameraman EUGENE CARR Mudio sound LEN SHOREY
Lighting director MIKE JEFFERIES Designer ERIC WALMSLEY Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD


Written By: John Esmonde
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Peter Egan
Unknown: Stanley Lebor
Unknown: Geraldine Newman
Unknown: Eugene Carr
Director: Mike Jefferies
Designer: Eric Walmsley
Directed By: Harold Snoad
Howard: Stanley Lebor
Hilda: Geraldine Newman
Martin: Richard Briers
Ann: Penelope Wilton
Paul: Peter Egan
Football supporter: Jasper Britton
Airport porter: James Bryce

: Howards' Way

A series in 13 parts devised by GERARD GLAISTER and ALLAN PRIOR
Episode 8 by ANTHONY OSBORN 'If I go ahead with the Barracuda, Charles, you'll refuse to support me?'
'If you go ahead, Avril, I'll fire you.'
Title music
SIMON MAY and LESLIE OSBORNE Designer JIM HATCHARD Script consultant
Script editor MARK LYONS


Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Unknown: Anthony Osborn
Unknown: Leslie Osborne
Designer: Jim Hatchard
Unknown: Raymond Thompson
Editor: Mark Lyons
Producer: Gerard Glaister
starring as Tom Howard: Maurice Colbourne
Jan Howard: Jan Harvey
Kate Harvey: Dulcie Gray
Jack Rolfe: Glyn Owen
Charles Frere: Tony Anholt
Avril Rolfe: Susan Gilmore
as Ken Masters: Stephen Yardley
and as Sir Edward Frere: Nigel Davenport
Polly Urquhart: Patricia Shakesby
Gerald Urquhart: Ivor Danvers
Leo Howard: Edward Highmore
Amanda Howard: Francesca Gonshaw
Sir John Stevens: Willoughby Gray
Bill Sayers: Robert Vahey
Sarah Foster: Sarah-Jane Varley
Anna Lee: Sarah Lam
Emma Neesome: Sian Webber
Colin Linsdale: Peter Penry-Jones
Michael Hanley: Michael Loney
Klaus Anderberg: Ian Gardiner
Karl Hanson: Bill Bailey
Paul Voss: Mike Sarne
Alvarez: Chris Sanders
Mr Parker: Leon Tanner
Mrs Parker: Auriol Smith

: Bread

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.
Title music by DAVID MACKAY
Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH


Written By: Carla Lane
Music By: David MacKay
Unknown: Kevin Rowley
Unknown: Richard Merrick
Designer: Roger Harris
Directed By: Robin Nash
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Joey Boswell: Peter Howitt
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Aveline Boswell: Gilly Coman
Mr Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Julie: Hilary Crowson
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Martina,: Dhss Clerk
Martina,: Pamela Power
Fr Dooley: J G Devlin
Jeweller: Gerry White
First lady: Mandy Walsh
Second lady: Ann Haydn-Edwards
Third lady: Gladys Ambrose
Fourth lady: Georgina Smith

: Fortunes of War

Screenplay in seven parts by ALAN PLATER
3: June 1940. To Harriet's intense annoyance, Prince Yakimov has taken up permanent residence in the Pringle flat while they secretly shelter
Sasha Drucker who is in hiding from the Iron Guard. France has fallen and Romania is forging an alliance with the Germans.
Make-up designer ELIZABETH ROWELL
Photography DAVID FEIG Designer TIM HARVEY
Film editor TARIQ ANWAR
(Emma Thompson appears in 'Women of the Year; Tuesday BBC1 at 10.2Opm)


Unknown: Olivia Manning
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Sasha Drucker
Designer: Elizabeth Rowell
Unknown: David Feig
Designer: Tim Harvey
Editor: Tariq Anwar
Producer: Betty Willingale
Unknown: Emma Thompson
Guy Pringle: Kenneth Branagh
Harriet Pringle: Emma Thompson
Prince Yakimov: Ronald Pickup
Dobson: Charles Kay
Lord Pinkrose: Alan Bennett
Inchcape: James Villiers
Freddi von Flugel: Philip Madoc
Galpin: Desmond McNamara
Toby Lush: Christopher Strauli
Dubedat: Mark Drewry
Sophie Oresanu: Elena Secota
Bella Niculesco: Caroline Langrishe
Emmanuel Drucker: Relja Basic
Sasha Drucker: Harry Burton
Foxy Leverett: Glyn Grain
Despina -: Magdalena Buznea
Hadjimoscos: Vernon Dobtcheff
Horvath: Mischa De La Motte
Palu: Nicholas Amer
Fat German: Gertan Klauber
Man on train: Vladimir Bacic
Woman on train: Zdenka Hersar
Ticket collector: Livius Omaran
Policeman: Matija Rozman
Waiter: Matko Ragus

: News

with Moira Stuart ; Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Everyman

The Loneliest Journey
Caring for people in the last stages of cancer requires more than medical and nursing skills.
It involves accompanying patients and their relatives through fear, anger and mourning to acceptance.
In this moving film shot in St Luke's Hospice, Plymouth, a husband and wife share the faith that sustains them through ravaging illness.
A mother and daughter find a new closeness as they come to terms with a cruelly mishandled diagnosis. Dr Sheila Cassidy , the medical director of St Luke's, explains her approach to the care of terminal cancer. Film cameraman ALEX HANSEN Film editor RON TAYLOR Producer ANGELA TILBY Editor JANE DRABBLE
0 INFO: page 95


Interviewee: Dr Sheila Cassidy
Film cameraman: Alex Hansen
Editor: Ron Taylor
Producer: Angela Tilby
Editor: Jane Drabble

: Welcome to My World

Six speculations on life in the computer age with Robert Powell 3: The Ripple
Suppose that the global financial system becomes totally automated; that anyone with a computer and a telephone can deal in shares, bonds and currency from anywhere in the world. Imagine that more and more companies pull out of manufacturing and devote their resources to playing the international money markets. Then could a simple computer fault make
Britain's banks collapse? Film editor JOHN DINWOODIE
Production assistant JILL BUTLER Producer PAUL KRIWACZEK


Unknown: Robert Powell
Editor: John Dinwoodie
Unknown: Jill Butler
Producer: Paul Kriwaczek

: Network East

: Weather

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