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: Playbus

stops today at
The Playground Stop.
With Dave Benson Phillips Puppeteer RONNIE LE DREW Storyteller
Anthony Lapsley Story: Sticky Beak and the Mysterious Red Thing! by MARCIA VAUGHAN , illustrations by ESTHER KASEPUU.
Music JONATHAN COHEN
Producer BARBARA RODDAM (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips
Unknown: Ronnie Le Drew
Unknown: Anthony Lapsley
Unknown: Marcia Vaughan
Illustrations By: Esther Kasepuu.
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Barbara Roddam

: Articles of Faith

Prayer
Dr Una Kroll highlights four common difficulties that occur when people pray.
Assistant producer STEVE BENSON Producer HELEN ALEXANDER (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Una Kroll
Producer: Steve Benson
Producer: Helen Alexander

: This Is the Day

This morning Norma Cradock joins Sister Genevieve at her home in Belfast. Fr Paddy
Doyle, SJ reflects on the day's readings: Isaiah 60, w 1-6; Matthew 2, w 7-12. Producer JAMES SKELLY
Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Unknown: Norma Cradock
Producer: James Skelly
Producer: Helen Alexander

: Man and Boy

The first of 11 programmes.
The man - Mike Kendall - and the boy-Simon King-explore the British countryside in search of the abundant wildlife which is there for anyone to see.
This week: Exmoor
Film editor CHARLES ALDRIDGE Director JOHN KING BBC Bristol (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Mike Kendall
Editor: Charles Aldridge
Director: John King

: 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 explains why she gave up science for politics. Assistant producers
GEORGE AUCKLAND. DEBORAH COHEN Producer PATRICK TiTLEY (R) (e) An information pack containing background notes and details of the experiments shown in the series can be obtained by sending an A4-sized 32p sae to: [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By: Carol Mather
Presented By: Professor Ian Fells.
Unknown: George Auckland.
Unknown: Deborah Cohen
Producer: Patrick Titley

: Russian Language and People

Tenth of 20 programmes
What do Russians like doing in their leisure time? Plus a look back at the language covered so far, and episode five of Goodbye Summer.
Presented by Tanya Feifer ,
George Feifer ,
Edward Ochagavia , Volodya Ukhin , Tatyana Vedeneeva.
With Galya Venevitinova , Slava Bogachov ,
Galya Mikheladze , Slava Baranov , Klavidia Kozlyonkova.
Drama script ALISTAIR BEATON Film editor RICHARD SIDWELL Producer TERRY DOYLE (R) (e)

Contributors

Presented By: Tanya Feifer
Presented By: George Feifer
Presented By: Edward Ochagavia
Unknown: Volodya Ukhin
Unknown: Tatyana Vedeneeva.
Unknown: Galya Venevitinova
Unknown: Slava Bogachov
Unknown: Galya Mikheladze
Unknown: Slava Baranov
Unknown: Klavidia Kozlyonkova.
Script: Alistair Beaton
Producer: Terry Doyle

: Deutsch direkt!

A series of 20 programmes.
10: Wiirzburg is the principal city of Franconia, a region of vineyards large and small.
The Weinfest in Volkach am Main is the climax of the harvest season.
Presenter Hanni Vanhaiden Director GILL BARNES
Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI (R) (e) Book £6.95, three cassettes £4.95 each and Notes for Teachers are available from booksellers.

Contributors

Presenter: Hanni Vanhaiden
Director: Gill Barnes
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini

: Business Matters

Your Life and Time
Claus Moller 's commodity is time. Business Matters went to Denmark to film Moller's unorthodox approach to management training. His philosophy is used by organisations from the entire EEC to British Airways and IBM. And in the true spirit of glasnost the Soviet
Ambassador to Denmark reveals why even the Russians are taking his message to heart.
Producer FIONA PITCHER
Editor BRIAN DAVIES (R) (e)

Contributors

Unknown: Claus Moller
Editor: Brian Davies

: Sign Extra

Recent programmes with sign language and subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Today: Albert Square , E15
There is only one real Albert Square in the East End of London. It's just a short walk from Stratford East, traditionally in the heartland of Cockney wit and wisdom. In fact, its not even a square, it's L-shaped and the residents are a mixed bunch. Interpreter John Lee

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Square
Unknown: Albert Square
Unknown: John Lee

: Country File

Is rural hooliganism really such a problem? And what are the police doing about it? Also in the programme,
Caroline Hall returns to the New Forest to meet the commoners - farmers who eke out a precarious living by grazing their animals on forest land.
Plus at 12.55pm the weather for the countryside with Bill Giles.
Producer DICK COLTHURST
Editor MICHAEL FITZGERALD BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: Caroline Hall
Unknown: Bill Giles.
Producer: Dick Colthurst
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

with Laurie Mayer followed by On the Record
Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole.
The programme which looks at the people and policies behind the headlines.
Studio director DAVID COLEMAN Deputy editor LYDIA HOWARD Editor DAVID AARONOVTTCH
0 FEATURE: page 91

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.
Director: David Coleman
Editor: Lydia Howard
Editor: David Aaronovttch

: EastEnders

by John Maynard and Tony Holland.
"From what I can gather a few of the worms are beginning to turn."
(Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Writer: John Maynard
Writer: Tony Holland

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

FA Cup third round
West Ham United v Arsenal introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Live FA Cup action with two of the country's most prestigious sides battling it out for a place in tomorrow's fourth round draw.
West Ham, FA Cup winners three times in the past 25 years, play host to five-times winners Arsenal. The whole game live plus at half-time, a goal-frenzied review of yesterday's action. With comment from Jimmy Hill. Commentator JOHN MOTSON Producer CHARLES BALCHIN
Series producer JOHN SHREWSBURY Editor BRIAN BARWICK

Contributors

Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Jimmy Hill.
Commentator: John Motson
Producer: Charles Balchin
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Editor: Brian Barwick

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott , Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Lucy Pilkington with TV's fashion magazine. Singer Mica Paris is on the cover, Bride of the Year Nia Parry meets her dress designer,
Catherine Walker , and there's a look at the work of student costume designers. Judging begins for the Clothes Show/Aero
Knitting Competition and the search for the Models of 89 gets under way.
Producer CLARE STRIDE
Series producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Lucy Pilkington
Singer: Mica Paris
Unknown: Nia Parry
Unknown: Catherine Walker
Producer: Clare Stride
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Antiques Roadshow

introduced by Hugh Scully. The Roadshow team visits Harrow to find everything from an emu's egg to a Maltese clock, a fine pair of Russian silver candlesticks to a picture painted on a shirt cuff. Directors IAN PAUL
DIANE REID. NICK BAMFORD
Producer CHRISTOPHER LEWIS BBGBristol
0 FEATURE: page 99
If CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Introduced By: Hugh Scully.
Directors: Ian Paul
Unknown: Diane Reid.
Unknown: Nick Bamford
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

with Laurie Mayer
Weather BERNARD DAVEY

Contributors

Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Weather Bernard Davey

: Songs of Praise

Come and Praise
Pam Rhodes, with Mark Curry from Blue Peter, hosts a spectacular celebration in music and art by hundreds of children of many faiths, in the Derby Assembly Rooms. The hymns and songs come from the Come and Praise hymn books which are at the heart of Radio 4's assembly programme together. Pam finds attitudes to religious education are changing. She asks teachers how they stimulate children's interest in the world's faiths and their own spirituality.
For information about Come and Praise, phone [number removed]. Praise the Lord in everything, A living song; Give me oil in my lamp; Flickering candles in the night; The Lord's Prayer; From the tiny ant; Mother Teresa 's prayer; One more step.
Keyboards TREVOR HUGHES.
Conductor DOUGLAS COOMBES, Producer SIMON HAMMOND, Editor STEPHEN WHITTLE
A 'Songs of Praise' video price £19.99 and the record 'Your Songs of Praise Choice', are available from retailers.
CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Mark Curry
Unknown: Blue Peter
Unknown: Mother Teresa
Conductor: Trevor Hughes
Conductor: Douglas Coombes
Producer: Simon Hammond
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: Only Fools and Horses: Yuppy Love

[Starring] Davis Jason as Del Trotter, Nicholas Lyndhurst as Rodney Trotter, Buster Merryfield as Uncle Albert
with Roger Lloyd-Pack [unbilled] Gwyneth Strong, Patrick Murray, Steven Woodcock, Francesca Brill, William Thomas, Diana Katis, Laura Jackson, Tracy Clarke, Heather McBride
Ceefax subtitles

Contributors

Writer: John Sullivan
Studio lighting: Don Babbage
Film sound: Michael Spencer
Film cameraman: Alec Curtis
Designer: Graham Lough
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Director: Tony Dow
Del Trotter: David Jason
Rodney Trotter: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Uncle Albert: Buster Merryfield
Trigger: Roger Lloyd-Pack
Cassandra: Gwyneth Strong
Mickey Pearce: Patrick Murray
Jevon: Steven Woodcock
Emma: Francesca Brill
Barman: William Thomas
Dale: Diana Katis
Marsha: Laura Jackson
Girl in disco: Tracy Clarke
Snobby girl: Heather McBride

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Only Fools and Horses... From Peckham to Beckham 6 September 2017

: See for Yourself

Presented by Sue Lawley
Is the BBC giving you value for money? Tonight's special programme goes behind the scenes to show the BBC at work. An independent producer takes a cool look at the complex job of producing the Children in Need programme.... a licence-payer turns reporter to find out where the money goes in the making of a new detective series.... and there's a profile of the boss of BBC radio as he travels the corridors of power. Then it's your turn to ask the questions. Viewers in studios around the country fire questions live at the BBC's Chairman, Duke
Hussey, and the Director-
General, Michael Checkland ... no holds barred!
Researcher PRATAP RUGHANI
Studio director STUART MCDONALD
Executive producer JONATHAN CRANE (Tomorrow 'Call the Director-
General', 9.00am; 'See for Yourself' 11. 00pm and 'Open Air', Tuesday at
11.00am)
FEATURE: page 10
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Contributors

Presented By: Sue Lawley
Unknown: Michael Checkland
Director: Stuart McDonald

: News

with Michael Buerk Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Everyman: Silent Witness

In 1942 the International Committee of the Red Cross made a dramatic decision, it chose to maintain its philosophy of confidentiality and remain silent about the Nazi massacre of the Jews. Why? Everyman has obtained access to new research about the controversy. Is confidentiality the price of access to the victims of war? lain Guest talks to delegates who have faced similar decisions in conflicts in El Salvador and the Gulf. (R)

Contributors

Presenter: Iain Guest
Producer: Angela Kaye
Everyman Editor: Jane Drabble

: Handmade

presented by Sue Robinson.
This first edition features the stunning work of potter Angus Suttie.
There's a visit to Grizedale Forest in Cumbria where witty outdoor sculptures are built from the forest itself by sculptors including David Kemp and Jim Partridge.
And in the Handmade studio workshop, projects in canvas embroidery and machine knitting get under way. Producer MARY SPRENT
Series producer DICK FOSTER (R) (e)

Contributors

Presented By: Sue Robinson.
Unknown: Angus Suttie.
Unknown: David Kemp
Unknown: Jim Partridge.

: Sweet Bird of Youth

starring
Paul Newman
Geraldine Page Shirley Knight.
An explosive situation develops when a Hollywood gigolo returns to his home town with his latest conquest - a fading, drug-taking film actress. Paul Newman plays Chance Wayne, whose final attempt to impress the folks at home goes sadly awry.
Based on the play by TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
Produced by PANDRO S. HERMAN Written and directed by RICHARD BROOKS
0 FILMS: page 20

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: Geraldine Page
Unknown: Shirley Knight.
Unknown: Paul Newman
Play By: Tennessee Williams
Produced By: Pandro S. Herman
Directed By: Richard Brooks
Chance Wayne: Paul Newman
Alexandra Del Lago: Geraldine Page
Heavenly Finley: Shirley Knight
'Boss' Finley: Ed Begley
Thomas J Finley Jr: Rip Torn
Aunt Nonnie: Mildred Dunnock
Miss Lucy: Madeline Sherwood
Dr George Scudder: Philip Abbott
Scotty: Corey Allen
Bud: Barry Cahill
Dan Hatcher: Dub Taylor
Leroy: James Douglas
Ben Jackson: Barry Atwater
Mayor Henricks: Charles Arnt

: Weather









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