Wayne Jackman and Janet Palmer say Hallo Again
Musician JONATHAN COHEN Director FAY WOOLF
Producer PENNY LLOYD
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE
Prayer.... When It's Difficult Deaconess Dr Una Kroll highlights four common difficulties that occur in prayer, and suggests ways of dealing with them.
Assistant producer STEVE BENSON Producer HELEN ALEXANDER
I Am the True Vine
Today is Prisoners' Sunday. Ann Easter joins Mel, an inmate at Grendon Prison in Buckinghamshire, for a simple service of prayer and reflection.
Readings: Isaiah 5. vv 1-6 John 15, vv 1-6
Director MARK WADDINGTON
Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER
A marketplace of ideas
Join Judi Spiers and find out how you can save time, effort and above all, money.
Bazaar scours the high street for inexpensive yet fashionable togs for kids, and sifts through the rubbish - it could be valuable! Also cooking a treat for just one, and designing dazzling jewellery to cut a dash. And the agony aunt solves your problems - if you're a cat. Director DAVE THOMAS
Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS
A six-part introduction to the language and people
4: Alfama, the Alentejo, and the April Revolution
On 25 April 1974, Europe's most recent revolution ended 48 years of dictatorship in Portugal. It brought, among other things, a hard-fought legacy of land reform to the stunning sun-drenched region of the Alentejo, in southern Portugal.
Presented by Roberta Fox Production assistant
Producer TERRY DOYLE (R)
Book, £7.95, and twin-cassette pack, £7.95, from retailers
(Postponed from 1 November)
with Chantal Cuer Director MARK LUCAS
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS
French for beginners in the sixth of 15 programmes
Times, timetables and tickets - Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones show how to sort them out in French. They also look at the typical working day in France and the not-so-typical daily routine of a nuclear scientist.
Film director FRANK ASH
Producer DAVID WILSON (R) (e) (Complementary programme on Radio 4 VHFIFM at 5. 00pm)
Spanish for beginners in the third of 15 programmes
Yolanda Vazquez shows how to buy food in a market and a grocer's and visits a remote mountain village which produces some of the finest blue cheese in Europe. (e)
(Complementary programme on Radio 4 VHF/FM at 5.30pm)
Book Â£5.95. two cassettes Â£3.95 each, computer software Â£22.95, from retailers
Another chance to see recent programmes with sign language and subtitles added for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Sixteen Up - Home and Away Just how sweet is home sweet home?
I expect to be told absolutely where she's going and know when she's coming back, and who she's going with. Mother of a teenage daughter
Anthony Lawton of the National Youth Bureau looks at how teenagers cope with living at home and leaving home, with John Cooper Clarke and a group of 16-18-year-olds at
Action Space, London. Film editor HORACIO QUEIRO
Assistant producer CHRIS LENT Producer TONY MATHEWS (e)
A weekly look at the news, views, people and politics of the countryside.
Series producer MARTIN SMALL BBC Pebble Mill
with Vivian White
Starting with News Summary The weekly programme of lively discussion - making the news with those in power. Producers MARGARET BUDY ,
CHRISTINE CHAPMAN. JESSICA CECIL Senior producer JAMES HOGAN Editor LYDIA HOWARD
by Tony Holland and Charlie Humphreys.
"Listen you, you married my girl, you begged her to marry you and you were lucky, yes very lucky, she married you."
concludes a season of films featuring the celebrated comic actor. Starring
The terrible power of SMERSH is growing and from the British, French, American and Russian secret services the word goes out: SMERSH must be smashed and who but agent 007 can do the job? So Bond, now Sir James and living in retirement, comes back to face danger, death and the girls of the Mata Hari School of Dancing - the most seductive collection of spies ever assembled.
Woody Allen , whose films are featured in a season currently showing on BBC2, appears as the power crazed Jimmy Bond.
Screenplay by WOLF MANKOwrrz , JOHN LAW and MICHAEL SAYERS Suggested by the novel by IAN FLEMING
Producers CHARLES K. FELDMAN and JERRY BRESLER
Directors JOHN HUSTON. KEN HUGHES VAL GUEST. ROBERT PARRISH and JOE MCGRATH
(Peter Sellers in 'The Prisoner of Zenda'. Friday BBCI at 11.40pm)
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Sir James Bond:
Nutty Pine Cabin Salmon Yeggs
Britain's popular consumer show is back. Back too are husband and wife team, John Stapleton and Lynn Faulds Wood. They'll be investigating the stories you send them: anything from hazards in the home to tales of fraud and sharp
Practice. If there's anything you want action on, write to Watchdog, BBCtv, Lime Grove, London W12 8QT or ring the hotline on [number removed]. Reporters
MIKE EMBLEY , SARAH SPILLER Ueputy editor STEVE PHELPS t-ditor NICK HAYES
(known again tomorrow at 3.30pm)
by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE
THACKERAY. Dramatised in 16 episodes by ALEXANDER BARON starring and 11: Struggles and Trials Sharp practice is needed when Becky pits her wits against the wiles of the landed gentry and the might of the aristocracy.
Music composed and conducted by NIGEL HESS
Lighting DAVE BUSHELL
Script editor PHILUPPA GILES
Designers GAVIN DAVIES , SALLY ENGELBACH Producer TERRANCE DICKS
Director MICHAEL OWEN MORRIS
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Sir Pitt Crawley:
Cliff Michelmore and Maggie Philbin report on the latest charity news.
Ian McCaskill appeals on behalf of Crisis at Christmas, a national charity who resettle homeless single people. A small fraction of their funds supports the annual Open Christmas in London where thousands of homeless people enjoy food, warmth and shelter during Christmas week. Crisis desperately needs more cash to continue the work they do all year round. Please send donations to: Ian McCaskill
Producer JILL DAWSON
with Moira Stuart ; Weather
from the Isle of Man
This historic and beautiful island in the Irish Sea no longer attracts mass tourism from the north of England. Roger Royle hears from MILES WALKER, the Chief Minister. He meets BRIAN GAULT , a victim of thalidomide, who is following a call to the mainland, and learns about the ancient
Manx crosses from MAUREEN
Church people from around the island gather in St
George's Church, Douglas, where Roger meets a blind singer, JUNE SANDERSON. Organist BERNARD CLARKE Conductor JOHN RILEY
Research KERENA MARCHANT Producer NOEL VINCENT Editor STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC North West
(For hymns see tomorrow, BBC2, at
written by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring Richard Briers
Penelope Wilton , Peter Egan with Stanley Lebor Geraldine Newman
Designer ERIC WALMSLEY Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD
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A series in 13 parts devised by GERARD GLAISTER and ALLAN PRIOR starring and Episode 11 by RAYMOND THOMPSON
'And is this the price you have to pay? Always looking over your shoulder waiting for someone to stab you in the back?'
SIMON MAY and LESLIE OSBORNE Film cameraman JOHN WILLIAMS Designer BOH HUTTON
Script editor MARK LYONS
Producer GERARD GLAISTER Director MICHAEL E. BRIANT
Sir Edward Frere:
Sir John Stevens:
written by CARLA LANE
Title music by DAVID MACKAY
Sound supervisor DAVE THOMPSON Lighting director DAVE LOCK Designer ROGER HARRIS
Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH
by OLIVIA MANNING
Screenplay in seven parts by ALAN PLATER
6: Autumn 1942. After fighting his first battle in the Western desert, Simon Boulderstone set out in search of his brother, only to learn that he was killed in action.
Guy returned from
Alexandria to take charge of the Institute in Cairo. Harriet felt she could play no part in his ambitious plans for re-organisation.
Make-up designer ELIZABETH ROWELL
Photography DAVID FEIG Designer TIM HARVEY
Film editor TARIQ ANWAR
Producer BETTY WILLINGALE Director JAMES CELLAN JONES
(Shoum again next Saturday on BBC2)
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with Moira Stuart ; Weather
Stand by Your Man
'You can't express the pain that I go through being married to Geoffrey ... there's no finality about my pain - it's every day. It's going on and on for years and years.' Rhona Prime , wife of GCHQ spy Geoffrey Prime , explains the dilemma she faced when she 'shopped' the husband she loves, and the cost of standing by him since his conviction.
Loyalty is said to be the holiest virtue in the human heart, but is there virtue in the popular idea that a woman, no matter what, should stand by her man? Jenni Murray talks to four women who have been loyal to husbands who have been involved in robbery, rape, murder and espionage. Why do they do it when loyalty means sharing the punishment for someone else's crime?
Film editor RICHARD BRUNSKILL Producer ANGELA KAYE
Everyman editor JANE DRABBLE
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The last of six speculations on life in the computer age with Robert Powell The Discussion
Anna Ford chairs a conversation between a group of experts with a particular interest in the social, economic and political impact of computers and communications. With
Igor Aleksander ,
Professor at Imperial College Albert Dodd , Managing Director of Ferranti Instrumentation Ltd John Eatwell,
Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
Deputy Chief Constable of Humberside Police William Melody ,
Professor and Programme Director at the ESRC Production assistant ANGELA DOWLING
Producer PAUL KRIWACZEK
A Telescope for Christmas? Do you want to own an astronomical telescope? If so, you must take great care before purchasing.
Patrick Moore offers advice to would-be buyers, and warns of some of the pitfalls. Producer PIETER MORPURGO
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