6.45 The Shape of Flows
7.10 Everyday Violence
7.35 Images: Seeing with Sound
8.00 Donegal: Economy and Culture
8.25 Evolution: Sexual Selection
The Tent Stop
Humphrey and Wobble
Clown tell the story Being Helpful by Clive Duncan. Music Richard BROWN Producer ANN REAY
Director BRIAN JAMESON (R)
with Mark Chatterton
Brenda Garratt Glassman and Amerjit Deu.
Director CELlA THOMSON Producer JUDY MERRY BBC North West (R)
Graham Young visits the home of Michelle Barzey in London's East End.
Reading: I John 4, w 7-15. Director TONY HEMMINGS Editor HELEN ALEXANDER
Darren McGavin as Red
and Doug McClure as McVain
In the not-too-distant future: oil shortages have caused automobiles to be banned; driving a car is a capital offence. But no law can stop die-hard driving enthusiasts like Red and Indie - even when their children are put at risk.
(First showing on British television)
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Celebrating Peterborough Cathedral's 750th anniversary last year, the Bishop, the Rt Rev
Bill Westwood , the Dean, the Very Rev Randolph Wise , the Head Verger, Bob Bolton and HRH The Duke of Gloucester remember the cathedral's past and its present work. Producer BRIAN FAWCETT
A previously broadcast programme with sign language and subtitles added.
Kilroy: PMT-a a Murderous Time of the Month
For some women, the days preceding their monthly period can be catastrophic. Presented by Clive Mason. Interpreter:
Director URSULA SKELTON (e)
The Second World War began 50 years ago today. Its impact on the countryside was as great as on our cities. To feed the nation, the face of the British countryside was changed completely.
Brian Redhead reports.
Also John Craven examines the role of the vet today. With veterinary schools closing, will there still be enough vets and will they still be in the James Herriot mould? Plus at 12.55pm the weather for the countryside with Ian McCaskill. Producer PHIL FRANKLIN
Editor MICHAEL FITZGERALD BBC Pebble Mill
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with Moira Stuart followed by The High
Chaparral starring with North to Tucson
Written by D. c. FONTANA
Directed by HARRY HARRIS (R)
Big John Cannon:
by Tony Jordan.
'I found him with a wad of fivers in one hand, and the family jewels in the other; now if that's innocent, then I suggest someone tells
Ronnie Biggs to come home.'
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Opening a season of British movies to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the start of the Second World War. Starting with One of the most daring and ingenious operations of the war was the bombing of the Moehne and Eder dams. This famous film tells the story of the two men - Wg Cdr Guy
Gibson and Dr Bames Wallis - who masterminded the raid with a unique combination of courage and expertise.
Screenplay by R. C. SHERIFF based on the book by PAUL BRICKHILL and on Wg Cdr Gibson's own account in Enemy Coast Ahead
Produced by ROBERT CLARK
Directed by MICHAEL ANDERSON
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Wg Cdr Guy Gibson:
Dr B N Wallis:
Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris:
Capt Joseph (Mutt) Summers:
Air Vice Marshal The Hon Ralph Cochrane:
F Sgt Pulford:
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Selina Scott , Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Raj Dhanda open the latest edition of television's award-winning fashion magazine programme.
The long, hot summer has been bad news for the high street, so what's in store for the autumn? Four major retailers show the collections on which they're pinning their hopes.
Black leather has always been the image of bikers, but is it now disappearing fast? A report from the Shell British Motorcycle Grand Prix.
And with the school holidays over, there is a round-up of the essential accessories and also a colourful behind-the-scenes look at the costumes designed for last week's Notting Hill Carnival. Producer CLARE STRIDE
Executive producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill
by Gerald Durrell.
Screenplay in ten parts by Charles Wood. Starring and with 1: Corfu 1935: Mrs Durrell is persuaded by her eldest son Larry to quit England's rain-soaked shores for the beautiful, sunlit island of Corfu. The Durrell family are promptly pounced upon by Spiro the taxi-driver who announces that he will take them in hand and fix everything.
Music composed and conducted by DARYL RUNSWICK
Producer JOE WATERS
Director PETER BARBER FLEMING (R)
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Moira Stuart brings you the latest national and international news with BBC teams at home and abroad. Weather
with the Royal Navy.
In tonight's programme, which marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the Second World War, HRH the Duke of Edinburgh recalls his experiences in the Royal Navy, and George Hunter remembers his war service on the battleship HMS Valiant.
Sally Magnusson also meets young sailors training for the navy of tomorrow; and a visit, at sea, to the frigate HMS Ambuscade to meet Chief Steward Colin McLean. Their hymns are sung on Plymouth Hoe by a mixed Navy and civilian congregation accompanied by the Regimental Band of the First Battalion the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment.
O God, our help in ages past (St Anne); God of our fathers (Folkingham); To God be the glory; All people that on earth do dwell (Old 100th); Colours of day; Guide me O thou great Jehovah (Cwm Rhondda); Eternal Father strong to save (Melita); Abide with me (Eventide).
HRH the Duke of
Regimental Band of the 1st Battalion the Devonshire and Dorset
Lt Cdr Bob
by Roy Clarke.
June 1939: while Herr Hitler considers the domination of Europe, it's girls who play a more important role in the thoughts of Compo, Wally and Seymour.
1: Not Thee Missus ...
Designer Stephan Paczai Produced and directed by Mike Stephens
devised by Gerard Glaister and Allan Prior , written by Mervyn Haisman. Starring and 1: 'Charles has always enjoyed playing with fire.
I somehow have the feeling that he's about to get his fingers burnt.'
Title music SIMON MAY and LESLIE OSBORNE
Film cameraman JOHN WILLIAMS Designer LYNDA KETTLE
Producer GERARD GLAISTER Director ROBERT REED
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by Don Shaw. Starring with and Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur 'Bomber' Harris was head of Bomber Command in the Second World War. His single-minded determination to win the war by area bombing made him a controversial figure while being revered by the men and women under his command.
Historical adviser NORMAN LONGMATE Technical adviser DENIS c. BATEMAN Script editor STUART GRIFFITHS Lighting director CUVE THOMAS
Designer DAVID MYERSCOUGH-JONES Producer INNES LLOYD
Director MICHAEL DARLOW
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Sir Arthur Harris:
Sir Charles Portal:
Air Marshal Sir Robert Saundby:
WgCdr Harry Weldon:
Flight Lieutenant John Maze:
Wing commander (RDF):
Flight Officer Peggy Wherry:
Group Captain Davidson:
Political warfare officer:
Rev John Collins:
Lt Gen Ira Eaker, USAAF:
Sir Stafford Cripps:
Principal medical officer:
General Carl Spaatz, USAAF:
with Martyn Lewis ; Weather
3 September 1939
'...and so consequently this country is at war with Germany.'
With these words, Prime
Minister Neville Chamberlain took Britain into the Second World War, 50 years ago today. Sue Lawley brings you the news of that momentous Sunday, as though it were happening today - recapturing the events and the mood of the British people as they went to war. Correspondents: Charles Wheeler , David Sells ,
Tim Sebastian , Christopher Jones Christopher Lee , Paul Burden. Researcher MONA ADAMS
Director PIETER MORPURGO Associate producer NICHOLAS WITCHELL
Executive producer HUGH PURCELL Producer STEPHEN PHELPS
0 CASSETTES: from the BBC archives, 'The Second World War'
(£5.99); 'D-Day Despatches I Victory in Europe' (£5.99) - two double cassette packs available from bookshops and record shops.
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The Young Ambassadors
Summer 1940: Britain faces the Nazis alone. Amid fears of blanket bombing and probable invasion, plans are afoot for a mass evacuation of British schoolchildren to safety in the Dominions and the USA.
Fifty years on, the good intentions stand against a political background of muddle and cynicism. Was Churchill right to scorn the plan as defeatist? Was it safe to send evacuees across a North Atlantic full of German U-boats? Were the children used as pawns to increase American sympathy for the British war effort?
How changed would they be when they returned?
In this Everyman special, the parents who sent children, foster families who offered their homes, and the 'young ambassadors' themselves tell their stories.
The film is narrated by Claire Bloom , herself evacuated to the United States in 1941. Film cameraman Mike Fox Film editor David Eluott
Everyman editor Jane Drabble Producers Gill Barnes and Rex Cowan
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No bandleader in the history of popular music has created a style or sound that has retained its appeal as long as Glenn Miller.
In the Miller Mood pays tribute to the musical genius of Major Glenn Miller who, 45 years ago, mysteriously disappeared on a flight from Bedford to Paris.
Presented by Anne Shelton , a former Glenn Miller guest vocalist, from a United States Air Force base in Suffolk, and featuring the USAFE
Ambassadors Band with three soloists from the original Miller Orchestra: Ray McKinley (drums)
'Peanuts' Hucko (clarinet) and Zeke Zarchy (trumpet). Ambassadors' leader
CHIEF MASTER SGT JOHN GAULT
Executive producer JIM DUMIGHAN Producer JOHN g. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill (R)