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: Playbus

The Dot Stop
Storyteller Simon Davies Story: Here's the Church by ROBIN HALDANE illustrated by NANCY PETLEY-JONES Music PAUL READE
Percussionist LIZ KITCHEN Director ANNE GOBEY (R)


Unknown: Simon Davies
Unknown: Robin Haldane
Illustrated By: Nancy Petley-Jones
Music: Paul Reade
Unknown: Liz Kitchen
Director: Anne Gobey
Dot: Eithne Hannigan

: Articles of Faith

Fr Herbert McCabe , op, suggests that the most important thing is to be ruthlessly honest before God. Assistant producer STEVE BENSON Producer HELEN ALEXANDER (R)


Unknown: Fr Herbert McCabe
Producer: Steve Benson
Producer: Helen Alexander

: This Is the Day

This morning Linda Mary Evan joins David and Julie Mathews , residents of the Brighton YMCA hostel in Portslade. Readings: I Peter
1, w 23-25; Matthew 13, w 1-9 Director DAVID WEBBER
Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER


Unknown: Linda Mary
Unknown: Julie Mathews
Producer: Helen Alexander

: Man and Boy

Mike Kendall and Simon King explore the British countryside.
This week: Cotswold Lakes. Film editor CHARLES ALDRIDGE Director JOHN KING. BBC Bristol (R)


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

: Take Nobody's Word for It

Presented by Prof Ian Fells of Newcastle University and Carol Mather.
Carol investigates the science of some theme park rides at Alton Towers with civil engineer, Andy Irwin.
Ian looks at the life and work of Michael Faraday.
(A new series of 'Take Nobody 's Word for It' starts on Thursday, 7.35pm on BBC2)


Presented By: Prof Ian Fells
Presented By: Carol Mather.
Unknown: Andy Irwin.
Unknown: Michael Faraday.
Director: George Auckland
Producer: Patrick Titley

: Russian Language and People

Eleventh of 20 programmes. More about Russian leisure, and episode six of Goodbye, Summer.
Production assistant MARY SPRENT Producer TERRY DOYLE (R) (e)
Pack of three cassettes, price £14.95 and a book price £7.95 are available from retailers.


Producer: Terry Doyle

: Deutschdirekt!

A series of 20 programmes. 11: The grape harvest in Franconia is in full swing.
Presenter Hanni Vanhaiden Film director GILL BARNES


Presenter: Hanni Vanhaiden

: Bazaar

with Judi Spiers and Fred Harris.
Join Anne Charleston -
Madge of Neighbours - who kicks off a new Bazaar competition to win security systems for yourself and your community.
Barbara Daly is back - so is cleaning king Don Aslett. Plus Michael Smith trims meals to suit your purse. Producer ELIZABETH CRETCH
Series producer ERICA GRIFFITHS
For Bazaar Extra factsheet send a large 14p sae to [address removed]
Details on Ceefax page 187


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Fred Harris.
Unknown: Barbara Daly
Unknown: Don Aslett.
Unknown: Michael Smith
Producer: Elizabeth Cretch
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: See Hear!

Weekly magazine programme for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Introduced by Clive Mason and Maureen Denmark.


Introduced By: Clive Mason
Introduced By: Maureen Denmark.

: Country File

1989 is Food and Farming Year - a celebration of agricultural success.
In this week's programme,
HRH The Duke of Edinburgh launches the festivities, which begin with an exhibition of rural art. 1988 was not all good news for farming. The programme looks back at the furore caused by salmonella in eggs, and asks if intensive food production should now be viewed with some suspicion. Plus at 12.55pm the weather with Michael Fish. Reporters Ian Breach and Anne Brown Producer PHILIP FRANKLIN


Unknown: Michael Fish.
Reporters: Ian Breach
Reporters: Anne Brown
Producer: Philip Franklin
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

with Laurie Mayer followed by On the Record
Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole. Studio director DAVID COLEMAN Deputy editor LYDIA HOWARD Editor DAVID AARONOVITCH


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

: EastEnders

by Jane Galletly and Mark Wheatley.
"There were Beales running this stall when the old Queen was alive."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Jane Galletly
Writer: Mark Wheatley

: Film Matinée: North West Frontier

starring Kenneth More Lauren Bacall.
In 1905 a rebellion on India's North West
Frontier threatens the life of a young Hindu prince. Captain Scott, a British officer, rescues the boy and sets out with a small group on an old steam locomotive, making a perilous journey through rebel territory. Scott, his passengers and a few soldiers are faced not just with the marauding tribesmen, but with a traitor in their midst.
Brigadier Ames .JACK GWILLIM Screenplay by ROBIN ESTRIDGE Produced by MARCEL HELLMAN Directed by J. LEE THOMPSON 0 BARRY NORMAN : page 14


Unknown: Kenneth More
Unknown: Lauren Bacall.
Unknown: Jack Gwillim
Play By: Robin Estridge
Produced By: Marcel Hellman
Directed By: J. Lee Thompson
Directed By: Barry Norman
Capt Scott: Kenneth More
Catherine: Lauren Bacall
Van Leyden: Herbert Lom
Bridie: Wilfrid Hyde-White
Gupta: I S Johar
Lady Windham: Ursula Jeans
Peters: Eugene Deckers
Sir John Windham: Ian Ianhuter

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott , Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Lucy Pilkington with the best dressed show on television.
Karen Lamont of the Clothes Show Magazine compares health farms to the DIY treatments you can do at home. Barry McGuigan , known to millions for his style in boxer shorts, introduces his tailor and there's a look at swimwear by young designers. Producer CLARE STRIDE
Series producer ROGER CASSTLES New edition of the Clothes Show Magazine out now


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Lucy Pilkington
Unknown: Karen Lamont
Unknown: Barry McGuigan
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Antiques Roadshow

Introduced by Hugh Scully.
A collection of micro mosaics from Italy, an historic boxing belt and a longcase clock signed with the name
Edward East are among the finds when the team visits Birmingham.
0 FEATURE: page 83


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

: Lifeline

Cliff Michelmore and Debbie Thrower report on the latest charity news. Penelope Keith appeals on behalf of The Society for Horticultural Therapy, which helps disabled and handicapped people to enjoy and benefit from gardening and horticulture. With the new statutory policy concerning care in the community, the demands on horticultural therapy are increasing daily. Please help the society to continue and to expand its valuable work. Send your donations to: Penelope Keith , Horticultural Therapy, [address removed] Producer JILL DAWSON


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Debbie Thrower
Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Penelope Keith
Producer: Jill Dawson

: News

with Laurie Mayer


Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Weather John Kettley

: Songs of Praise

from Sherborne.
In and around this ancient Dorset town, Cliff Michelmore meets Robert Goodden, one of Britain's foremost butterfly experts; Margaret Bacon, an artist specialising in banners for use in church worship and Joe Herbert who describes how he and his band ring the heaviest peal of eight bells in the country. They join with the people of Sherborne to sing their songs of praise under the glorious fan-vaulting of the Abbey Church, built in the Middle Ages, and still a breathtaking sight today.
Praise to the Holiest (Billing); For the fruits of his creation (East Acklam); God is working his purpose out (Benson); Come to us, creative Spirit (Angel Voices); The kingdom is upon you! (Wolvercote); 0 for a thousand tongues (Lyngham); Immortal, invisible (St Denio): Sun of my soul (Abends) .
A 'Songs of Praise' video, price £19.99 and the record 'Your Songs of Praise Choice', are available from retailers. CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Robert Goodden
Unknown: Margaret Bacon
Unknown: Joe Herbert
Conductor: Julian Dams
Organist: Philip Stallwood
Unknown: Judith Peers
Producer: Stephen Lynas
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: Only Fools and Horses....: Danger UXD

by John Sullivan.
Starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst with Buster Merryfield. And Gwyneth Strong, John Challis, Roger Lloyd Pack, Kenneth MacDonald, Paul Barber, Walter Sparrow, Paul Cooper, David Warwick, Takashi Kawahara, Tommy Buson, Michael Shallard.

(Ceefax subtitles)


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
Cassandra: Gwyneth Strong
Boycie: John Challis
Trigger: Roger Lloyd Pack
Mike: Kenneth MacDonald
Denzil: Paul Barber
Barry: Walter Sparrow
Waiter: Paul Cooper
TV presenter: David Warwick
Chinese owner: Takashi Kawahara
Clayton: Tommy Buson
Adrian: Michael Shallard

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson. Who will be Mastermind
Champion 1989? That is the question. Hoping to have all the answers are the 64 contenders in this year's series The University College of Swansea is where the first four competitors will be demonstrating their knowledge and nerve. Jerold James Gordon (classical composer) Opera Since 1918 Timothy Brain
(police inspector). British Political History 1714-1815 Wayne Stainthorpe
(steelworks crane driver) Family Anatidae: Swans, Geese, Ducks of Britain and Europe.
Mary-Elizabeth Raw (veterinary surgeon)
The Life and Reign of Charles L Lighting GEOFF HIGGS
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Director ANDREA CONWAY Producer DAVID MITCHELL BBC Elstree


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson.
Unknown: Jerold James Gordon
Unknown: Wayne Stainthorpe
Producer: Mary Craig
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: David Mitchell

: Kane and Abel

JEFFREY ARCHER 'S international best-seller adapted for television in three parts.
Starring Peter Strauss as Abel Rosnovski
Sam Neill as William Kane. Episode 2
1930: with Richland Hotels on the brink of collapse, Abel learns of an anonymous benefactor whose two million dollars enable him to start his meteoric rise as a hotel magnate. But a questionable association provides another link with Kane, whose marriage to Kate is a stabilising influence at a time of bitter boardroom struggles. The feud continues through the Second World War until Abel's manipulation of the stock market finds his sworn enemy staring at ruin ... (For cast see page 18. Final part tomorrow at 10.10pm)


Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Unknown: Peter Strauss
Unknown: Abel Rosnovski
Unknown: Sam Neill
Unknown: William Kane.

: News

with Michael Buerk Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Everyman

Talk of the Devil
Beelzebub... Ashtaroth.... Satan.... Lucifer: the Devil has many names and many guises, and he's been part of Jewish, Christian and Muslim culture for over 5,000 years. Everyman follows his tracks, from Mexican devil masks to an exorcism in Surrey, from Milton's
Paradise Lost to the short stories of Isaac Bashevis
Singer, and shows how his shape and meaning change according to the culture - even the person - in which he finds himself.
Film cameraman MARTIN PATMORE Film editor KEITH LONG
Everyman editor JANE DRABBLE


Stories Of: Isaac Bashevis
Producer: Celia Lowenstein
Editor: Jane Drabble

: Handmade

Presented by Sue Robinson. Clothes designer, Kay Boyd discusses the sources of her inspiration and demonstrates the 'intarsia' technique of machine knitting. Plus Handmade goes behind the scenes at the Notting Hill Carnival to see the costumes being made. In the workshop the knitting and embroidery projects continue and toymaker,
Jeffrey Soane , starts making an articulated wooden fish. Producer MARY SPRENT
Series producer DICK FOSTER (R) (e)


Presented By: Sue Robinson.
Designer: Kay Boyd
Unknown: Jeffrey Soane

: The Sky at Night

Mysteries of the Winter Sky The winter sky is magnificent, with Orion dominant; this year there are also two of the brilliant planets, Jupiter and Mars. But there are puzzles to solve, too. For example, why was Sirius once described as a red star rather than a white one - and has Alcor, the companion to Mizar in the Great Bear, brightened since ancient times? Patrick Moore takes a look round the winner sky, and discusses some of these curious mysteries. Producer PIETER MORPURGO
For Newsletter No 32 send an sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather

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