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: Open University

6.45 Engineering Mechanics: Vibrations
7.10 Education: Time to Learn
7.35 Images: Viewing with Electrons
8.00 Looking at Heat: Medical Uses
8.25 Gender and Race: The Urban Comprehensive

: Play School

Robin Kingsland , Liz Watts , Mike Amatt and Janet Palmer say Hallo Again


Unknown: Robin Kingsland
Unknown: Liz Watts
Unknown: Mike Amatt
Unknown: Janet Palmer
Producer: Christine Hewitt
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Umbrella

with Bryan Murray and Lynne Kieran Director CELIA THOMSON Producer JUDY MERRY BBC North West (R)


Unknown: Bryan Murray
Unknown: Lynne Kieran
Director: Celia Thomson

: This Is the Day

Viewers in Belgium and Holland join those in Britain in this simple service of prayer and reflection.
Today Vivianne and Robert Miller welcome Tony Phelan to their home in Brussels.
Readings: Acts 2, vv 13-20 John 4. vv 46-54
Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER


Unknown: Robert Miller
Unknown: Tony Phelan
Producer: Helen Alexander

: The Buccaneer

Fredric March
Franciska Gaal Akim Tamiroff
In 1814, with the United States and Britain at war, flamboyant pirate
Jean Lafitte faces a difficult choice: should he help the invading British to capture New Orleans, or aid the American forces under General
Andrew Jackson ? Whatever happens, Lafitte aims to be on the winning side.
SULLIVAN, based on Lafitte the Pirate by LYLE SAXON
Produced and directed by CECIL B. DEMILLE
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Franciska Gaal
Unknown: Akim Tamiroff
Unknown: Jean Lafitte
Unknown: Andrew Jackson
Unknown: Edwin Justus Mayer.
Unknown: Harold Lamb
Unknown: C. Gardner
Directed By: Cecil B. Demille
Jean Lafitte: Fredric March
Gretchen: Franciska Gaal
Dominique You: Akim Tamiroff
Annette: Margot Grahame
Ezra Peavey: Walter Brennan
Crawford: Ian Keith
Dolly Madison: Spring Byington
Governor Claiborne: Douglas Dumbrille
Capt Brown: Robert Barrat
Andrew Jackson: Hugh Sothern
Aunt Charlotte: Beulah Bondi
Beluche: Anthony Quinn
Marle de Remy: Louise Campbell
Admiral Cockburn: Montague Love

: Sign Extra

How to protect yourself from AIDS with safe sex tips from Ian Dury and Janice Long and one year after the child abuse crisis in Cleveland a comprehensive review from the Newsnight team.


Unknown: Ian Dury
Unknown: Janice Long
Director: Ursula Skelton

: Country File

The use of chemicals on the land has always been an emotive subject. Aerial crop spraying receives most complaints from the public and pressure groups and brings bad press for farmers. Ian Breach assesses the practice in the light of recent legal guidelines and changes in legislation.
One of Britain's finest landscape photographers, Charlie Waite , goes on a photographic trip to the Isle of Arran in Scotland. He gives a personal insight into his choice of subject matter and distinctive photographic style.
Plus the week's most comprehensive weather forecast with John Kettley at 12.55.


Unknown: Ian Breach
Unknown: Charlie Waite
Unknown: John Kettley
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

with Moira Stuart


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Bonanza

First Love
Jamie gets a painful lesson in growing up when he develops a crush on the wife of the new schoolmaster - a strict disciplinarian and an insanely jealous husband. Written by RICHARD COLLINS Directed by LEO PENN (R)


Written By: Richard Collins
Directed By: Leo Penn
Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel
Candy: David Canary
Griff King: Jim Matheson

: Cartoon

: EastEnders

by Bill Lyons and Liane Aukin.
'I wish I could really believe Den's gone for good - I'd put out the flags, have a celebration'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Bill Lyons
Writer: Liane Aukin
Series producer: Julia Smith

: Film Matinee: The Train Robbers

John Wayne Ann-Margret
When a beautiful woman offers him $50,000 to find a shipment of gold stolen by her late husband, Lane, an ageing gunslinger, calls on some old friends to help him in the task. Hot on their heels is a desperate gang of men, determined to take the gold for themselves. Lane and his men are good, but the odds are high and the stakes even higher ...
Produced by MICHAEL WAYNE Written and directed by BURT KENNEDY
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: John Wayne
Produced By: Michael Wayne
Directed By: Burt Kennedy
Lane: John Wayne
Mrs Lilly Lowe: Ann-Margret
Grady: Rod Taylor
Will Jesse: Ben Johnson
Ben Young: Bobby Vinton
Calhoun: Christopher George
Sam Turner: Jerry Galtin
Pinkerton man: Ricardo Montalban

: Rolf Harris Cartoon Time

More cartoon fun with Rolf Harris. Today: Little Cesario Betty Boop 's
Hallowe 'en Party Slicked-up Pup


Unknown: Rolf Harris.
Unknown: Cesario Betty Boop
Producer: David Platt

: First Class

Debbie Greenwood chairs this last, celebrity edition in which the First Class of 1988 accept the Blue Peter challenge. The intrepid
Caron Keating , Mark Curry and Yvette Fielding take on the video quiz winners to find out who knows most about pop, movies, news and sport.


Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: Mark Curry

: The Living Planet

A Portrait of the Earth
A series of 12 programmes by David Attenborough 11: The Open Ocean
The ocean is ancient, varied and vast, covering 70 per cent of the Earth's surface. It contains extraordinary creatures like the leafy sea dragon, the narwhal 'unicorn of the sea', and the whale shark. It has kelp forests, deserts, coral reef jungles and the cold, black, permanent night of the deep sea. It affects both oxygen and the weather.
David Attenborough shows the richness and diversity of this spectacular realm, particularly off
Newfoundland where millions of capelin fish provide a feeding bonanza for birds, seals and great whales. Sound LYNDON BIRD
Produced by RICHARD BROCK BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: David Attenborough
Produced By: Richard Brock

: Lifeline

Cliff Michelmore and Debbie Greenwood bring you this month's news from the charity world, including results of previous appeals. This month's appeal is on behalf of the Mental Health Foundation introduced by Bill Treacher.
The Foundation helps those suffering from stress, mental illness or mental handicap as well as their relatives and those who care for them.
Please send your donation to: Bill Treacher ,
[address removed]


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Debbie Greenwood
Introduced By: Bill Treacher.
Unknown: Bill Treacher
Producer: Mark Patterson

: News

with Moira Stuart


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Songs of Praise

Merseyside's maritime traditions are being kept alive in the redevelopment of disused dockland. They are also celebrated in an annual Festival of Maritime Music.
Roger Royle talks to a shanty group from Poland and asks Tony Davis of the Spinners why Amazing Grace is important to Liverpool.
He also meets Jimmy Rice who works among unemployed youngsters for the Fairbridge Drake Trust. The Marske Fishermen's
Choir is joined by members of local churches on the quayside at the Maritime Museum to lend Songs of Praise a nautical flavour.
Eternal Father, strong to save! (Melita); I'll stand by until the morning; Hail, queen of heaven (Stella): Amazing
Grace; The lifeboat hymn (Bliss); How great thou art; Our Father (Caribbean) Will your anchor hold?


Talks: Roger Royle
Unknown: Tony Davis
Unknown: Jimmy Rice
Producer: Noel Vincent
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: A Question of Entertainment

Ken Dodd and Larry Grayson are in comic battle again under the watchful eye of Tom O'Connor.
With guests Floella Benjamin, Jimmy Cricket ,
David Hamilton and Matthew Kelly. Produced and directed by JOHN ROONEY
Executive producer ALAN WALSH BBC North West


Unknown: Ken Dodd
Unknown: Larry Grayson
Unknown: Tom O'Connor.
Unknown: Jimmy Cricket
Unknown: David Hamilton
Unknown: Matthew Kelly.
Directed By: John Rooney
Producer: Alan Walsh

: Chariots of Fire

Ben Cross
Ian Charleson
Nigel Havers Ian Holm
John Gielgud
Nigel Davenport
Patrick Magee and Alice Krige
Winner of four Oscars and one of the most celebrated British films of recent years is this true story of two indomitable men, Eric Liddell , son of a Scottish missionary, and Harold Abrahams , son of a naturalised Lithuanian Jew, who brought honour to
Britain as athletic champions in the 1924 Olympics.
Their battles on the running track were the climax of fiercer conflicts in their lives: Liddell striving for the integrity of his religious beliefs, Abrahams fighting against anti-Semitism.
Screenplay by COLIN WELLAND Produced by DAVID PUTTNAM Directed hv HUGH HUDSON
('Eric Liddell - the Flying Scotsman on Thursday at 10.50pm) 0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Ben Cross
Unknown: Ian Charleson
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Ian Holm
Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Patrick Magee
Unknown: Alice Krige
Unknown: Eric Liddell
Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Play By: Colin Welland
Produced By: David Puttnam
Unknown: Hugh Hudson
Unknown: Eric Liddell
Harold Abrahams: Ben Cross
Eric Liddell: Ian Charleson
Lord Lindsay: Nigel Havers
Montague: Nicholas Farrell
Stallard: Daniel Gerroll
Jennie: Cheryl Campbell
Sybil Gordon: Alice Krige
Trinity Master: John Gielgud
Caius Master: Lindsay Anderson
Lord Birkenhead: Nigel Davenport
McGrath: Struan Rodger
Sam Mussabini: Ian Holm
Lord Cadogan: Patrick Magee
Jackson Scholz: Brad Davis
Prince: David Yelland
Duke: Peter Egan
George André: Yves Beneyton
Paddock: Dennis Christopher
Bunty: Ruby Wax

: News

with Moira Stuart Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Everyman

In the Name of God (En nombre de Dios)
There is no reconciliation if it is not based on truth andjustice.
Not the words of a Marxist revolutionary, but of Archbishop Manuel Santos of Concepcion, responding to the harshness of the Pinochet regime in Chile.
With many forms of political dissent suppressed, the Roman Catholic Church in Chile has become a leading opponent of the Government. High-ranking clerics, once conservative figures in an increasingly secular society, are now outspoken political critics. The Church-run
Vicariate of Solidarity is the foremost human rights organisation in the country.
In the Name of God is an award-winning documentary by the Chilean director
Patricio Guzman. Made in 1986, it provides a unique view of the work of the Vicariate and the Church, and of the way these institutions have given
Chilean people a voice in their fight for democracy. Film cameraman GERMAN MALIG Film editor LUCIANO HERRIATUA Director PATRICIO GUZMAN
Everyman editor JANE DRABBLE
0 INFO: page 76


Unknown: Manuel Santos
Unknown: Patricio Guzman.
Editor: Luciano Herriatua
Director: Patricio Guzman
Editor: Jane Drabble

: Dennis O'Neill

The first programme in a series featuring the Welsh tenor with his special guests: Anne Williams King (soprano)
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra led by BARRY HASKEY , conducted by Andrew Greenwood
Recorded at St David's Hall, Cardiff
Executive producer J. MERVYN WILLIAMS


Unknown: Anne Williams
Unknown: Barry Haskey
Conducted By: Andrew Greenwood
Producer: J. Mervyn

: The Sky at Night

Watch This Space
How 'empty' is space?
Astronomers used to think that there was no material between the stars, or between the galaxies; they now know that there is a great deal.
Patrick Moore talks about interstellar material to
Professor Alec Boksenberg , Director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory.


Talks: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Professor Alec Boksenberg
Producer: Pieter Morpurfio

: Weather

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