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National and international news and analysis on the hour and half hour read by Jill Dando
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The World of Jane Phillips
The world of Jane Phillips is the world of the Caricature Theatre and her story is the story of an obsession.
Producer GERAINT STANLEY JONES BBC Wales (R)
Aquatic art has followed many paths since the days of Esther Williams and Busby Berkeley. So much so that its competitive side, called synchronised swimming, is now a recognised Olympic sport. Kay Alexander reports on a year with the Walsall Club of Aquatic Art, and follows its swimmers as they Prepare for the defence of their title as the best synchro team in the Midlands. producer DAVID NELSON Executive producer MICHAEL FITZGERALD
(First shawn in the Midlands BBC Pebble Mill)
Weather followed by The
Flintstones Hollyrock , Here I Come
When Wilma and Betty win a trip to Hollyrock, their husbands tag along and Fred ends up witha tailor-made
Part in a television show - as a big fat loudmouth! (R)
Andy Crane - starting with
A sailor went to sea
To see what she could see
Story: Useless Eustace by Jean Watson (R)
10.50am Playbus Is Coming!
A chance to meet Why Bird, Lizzie, Dot, Patch, Humphrey and the Wobble Clown who all travel on the Playbus.
A Felgate production for BBCtv
Presenter (Children's BBC):
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Useless Eustace): Jean
with John Cording
Weather followed by Arthur Negus Enjoys Stanway House, Gloucestershire
Arthur Negus visits
Stanway, a glorious mellow Cotswold stone house. Hugo Morley-Fletcher shares Arthur's appreciation of fine things.
Director DAVID MITCHELL Producer ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol (R)
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Jennie and Herbie Watson are dog obedience trainers. They took 13 delinquent . dogs, and their owners, into a Manchester park for a long weekend. Written and presented by Tony Wilkinson Director KAREN BLUMFELD
Executive producer CYRIL GATES (R)
Weather followed by Wild World
Salmo the Leaper
Sea trout and Atlantic salmon undertake a perilous journey to spawn in the rivers of their birth.
Hugh Falkus tells the story of both fish and fishermen. (R)
with Philip Hayton
Weather MICHAEL FISH
Jim blames Charlene for everything that's happened so far and Scott makes a startling announcement.
Written by MAUREEN ANN MORAN Directed bv CHRIS SHIEL
(Cast page 64. Repeated at 5. 35pm)
starring with A Blackout
Ironside and his staff assist members of the police department during a power blackout.
Written by ROBERT PIROSH
Directed by DON MCDOUGALL (R)
Robert T Ironside:
Det Sgt Ed Brown:
Officer Eve Whitfield:
Join Peter Hudson and David Halls for their very own blend of cookery and entertainments - the show that proves too many cooks don't always spoil the broth! This week's special guest is Thelma Barlow
Producer GEORGINA ABRAHAMS Director BOB MARSLAND
A FRIDAY PRODUCTIONS programme for BBCtv
0 RECIPE TIMES: page 92
Join Judi Spiers and Rob Curling and find out how to save time, effort and, above all, money.
Among the items this week: 'loaves and fishes' food -
Bazaar feeds 12 people on a 31b chicken (yes really!); finds out step-by-step how to start a Credit Union, launches the Bazaar 'Hearty Eater' campaign helped by many roadside restaurants and shows you the latest DIY ways to cut down on the biting winds of winter. Director ELIZABETH CRETCH Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS (e)
(For Bazaar Extra factsheet send a large 14p sae to: [address removed])
By Hammer and Hand Countryman
Eric Arthur Stevenson , a village blacksmith in Wroxham, on the Norfolk Broads, tells the story of how. a country craftsman came to be honoured in the City of London.
Director SANDRA WAINWRIGHT
Executive producer BRIDGET WINTER (R)
Andy Crane - starting with
Stoppit and Tidyup: Go and Play
Narrated by Terry Wogan Go and Play decides to do something exciting, and rounds up everybody in the land for a great game of football....
4.00pm Bertha: Tom's New Friend by Eric Charles
Mrs Tupp is cross about a new machine that is delivered but Tom thinks that it is a friend.
Narrator Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker (R)
Based on the stories by Alfred Bestall
Storyteller Ray Brooks This week:
Rupert and the Lost Fiddle
4.20pm Defenders of the Earth: Bits n' Chips
Ultra computer Dynak X is invaded by Ming's Electronic Maggot.... and miniaturised Defenders fight their battle from within the computer.
4.40pm Beat the Teacher
Presented by Bruno Brookes Mr Clare from Greenfield Comprehensive in Newton
Aycliffe has made it into the current top six.
Find out on today's programme who the other five championship contenders are so far. Devised by Clive Doig
Production Sally Fraser
5.05pm Blue Peter
with Mark Curry Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
1906 and All That!
San Francisco has a strong chance of being devastated by an earthquake. Caron looks back to the last terrible quake 82 years ago.
Producers Nick Heathcote, Andrew Whitman, Oliver Macfarlane Editor Lewis Bronze
with Nicholas Witchell and Mike Smartt
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
with Richard Bath and Penny Bustin
News and views from the south east.
Sport from Michael Wale Plus the 'great storm': one year on, a week of special reports.
Editor FIONA CHESTERTON
Join Terry and his guests.
with Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton campaigning on your behalf on the things that matter to you. On offer are revealing investigations from the crack Watchdog reporting team, and stories from your letters and calls, all aimed at giving the customer a fair deal. Reporters
MIKE EMBLEY. SARAH SPILLER Deputy editor STEVE ROSE Editor NICK HAYES
(Write to Watchdog. BBCtv. London. W12 8QT or ring the hotline on [number removed])
The last in a comedy series by IAN DAVIDSON and PETER VINCENT starring Ronnie Corbett with Barbara Lott and William Moore Up, Up and Away?
Timothy's last day at home. After one last attempt by Mother to stop him, he flies away to freedom.
Designer ERIC WALMSLEY Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY
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written by JANEY PREGER starring Kathy Staff
In the sixth episode, Kate is required to up her chances of Promotion at the art college by producing a home video.
Designer ANTHONY THORPE Produced and directed by MANDIE FLETCHER
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with Martyn Lewis and Mike Smartt
Regional News; Weather
Violent Britain - The Hurd Instinct
On the eve of the Conservative Party Conference, the Home Secretary the Rt Hon Douglas Hurd , MP is preparing for one of his toughest challenges of the year - his speech in the law and order debate.
In the face of rising public concern about violent crime, Andrew Marr of the Scotsman interviews the Home Secretary and some of his fiercest critics about a new initiative which will mean fewer young criminals behind bars. Will the Home Office alternatives, like imposing curfews, be acceptable to the Tory party and the public? Panorama talks to young offenders, their victims and the police about the future for an increasingly violent Britain. Producer JENNY CLAYTON Editor TIM GARDAM
Someone in the department is feeding the dealers with deadly information and, as yet another policeman is killed on a raid, Tubbs resorts to drastic action....
Written by JONATHAN POLANSKY Directed by GABRIELLE BEAUMONT
Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week's cinema releases.
A Fish Called Wanda is the film that has made
John Cleese a star in America. It's a black comedy directed by Charles Crichton , veteran of the Ealing comedies. Cleese wrote the script and leads the cast which includes Michael Palin , Kevin Kline ,
Jamie Lee Curtis and Maria Aitken. Licence Revoked - the new James Bond movie is currently in production.
Timothy Dalton plays 007 for the second time and is surrounded by the usual bevy of women. Tom Brook visited the set in the Florida Keys. The ageless spy has survived a film career of over a quarter of a century, three actors and countless lady friends. Tom Brook investigates the enduring popularity of a film phenomenon.
Director CANDIDA PRYCE JONES Producer JANE LUSH
A series in three parts with Andrew Sachs
Andrew Sachs was born in Berlin, but his father was
Jewish and the family had to leave hurriedly in 1938. He finds out what it might have been like if he'd stayed on in the city through the saturation bombing and the Final Solution. With his wife, Melody, he talks to Rudi Hiibler who, as a schoolboy, drew while Berlin burned, to Ellen Jannings , whose Jewish mother
'disappeared' and to
Mrs Joan Plato , an Englishwoman blitzed by the RAF.
Film cameraman DAVID SWAN Sound PETER HOBBS
Producer BERNARD ADAMS (e)