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: It's My Pleasure

Desmond Lynam invites his guests to unlock the film and video vaults with their personal memories of past television moments. Today's guest is Sylvia Peters. Producer PHIL CHIVERS (R)


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Sylvia Peters.

: A Life of Our Own

A series of programmes specially for people with learning difficulties.
Presented by Gary Bourlet and Peter Burgis with Sir Brian Rix.
Studio director MARTYN SUKER Producer JOHN BROOKE (e)
0 INFORMATION PACK: send £3.00 to: MENCAP, 123 Golden Lane. London ECl ORT.


Presented By: Gary Bourlet
Presented By: Peter Burgis
Unknown: Sir Brian Rix.
Director: Martyn Suker
Producer: John Brooke

: Buongiorno Italia!

Buono, buonissimo! How to say you like something.
Film director SUSANNA CAPON


Director: Susanna Capon

: Hindi Urdu Bol Chaal

A ten-part course for beginners in spoken Hindi and Urdu presented by Sneh Gupta and Omar Salimi. 5: Shopping
Omar visits a grocery shop. Director LAKVIAR SINGH


Presented By: Sneh Gupta
Presented By: Omar Salimi.
Director: Lakviar Singh
Producer: Jeremy Orlebar

: The Cenotaph

Live coverage of this morning's service in Whitehall when Her Majesty the Queen lays her wreath of red Flanders poppies on behalf of the nation in memory of those who laid down their lives in two world wars. On this Remembrance Sunday, the Bishop of London, the Rt Rev
Graham Leonard , conducts a short act of worship at the Cenotaph remembering those who made the great sacrifice. The morning ends with the march past by the Royal British Legion and over 6,000 ex-servicemen and women. Music played by the Massed
Bands of the Guards Division and Pipers of the Irish
Guards under the direction of their Acting Senior Director of Music,
Major Peter Hannam , BEM, Welsh Guards. Commentator:
David Dimbleby.
Television presentation IAN SMITH (Highlights at 7.15pm on BBC2)


Unknown: Graham Leonard
Unknown: Major Peter Hannam
Unknown: David Dimbleby.
Unknown: Ian Smith

: This Is the Day

In a short time of prayer and reflection, Linda Mary Evans introduces your letters for Remembrance Sunday. Director ROSALIND NEVIN Editor HELEN ALEXANDER


Introduces: Linda Mary Evans
Director: Rosalind Nevin
Editor: Helen Alexander

: See Hear!

A magazine programme for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. News, views and entertainment, with sign language and subtitles.
Presented by Clive Mason and Maureen Denmark. Interpreted by John Lee.
Produced by EDDIE MONTAGUE (e)


Presented By: Clive Mason
Presented By: Maureen Denmark.
Unknown: John Lee.
Produced By: Eddie Montague

: Country File

We are coming to the end of 'British Food and Farming Year', a celebration of the achievements of the industry and a campaign to improve its public image. How successful has it been?
Ian Breach reports on the public perception of farmers and farming, and presents some very different results from two public opinion polls, and asks whether Food and Farming Year has achieved its aim.
Plus the weather for the countryside at 12.55pm with Bill Giles.


Unknown: Ian Breach
Unknown: Bill Giles.
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

Moira Stuart presents the latest stories and pictures. Followed by On the Record
Poor Politics
The Government's decision to freeze the level of child benefit for the third successive year has caused a predictable outcry. Critics claim that the Tories are heartless and mean; the Conservatives reply that they are interested in targeting help at the really needy. But below the surface fury there is considerable confusion about what the Tories' long-term strategy for dealing with poverty really is. Do they still believe that, in the words of former minister John Moore , 'there is no such thing as poverty'? Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole. Reporter: David Walter. Deputy editor DAVID JORDAN Editor DAVID AARONOVITCH


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: John Moore
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.
Reporter: David Walter.
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

by Charlie Humphreys and Sarah Daniels.
"Nice to have you home, Pauline. I've missed you."

(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Charlie Humphreys
Writer: Sarah Daniels
Producer: Mike Gibbon

: Britain at War: Angels One Five

starring Jack Hawkins as Group Captain "Tiger' Small and This stirring story of the Battle of Britain is set in a Kent fighter station during the summer of 1940. As a squadron of Hurricanes flies to intercept German aircraft in the Channel, a brash new pilot arrives on the scene.
Directed by GEORGE MORE OFFERRALL • FILMS: page 22


Directed By: George More
Group Captain: Jack Hawkins
Sqn Ldr Peter Moon: Michael Denison
Nadine Clinton: Dulcie Gray
Sqn Ldr Bill Ponsford: Andrew Osborn
Sqn Ldr Barry Clinton: Cyril Raymond
Flt Lt 'Batchy' Salter: Humphrey Lestocq
'Septic' Baird: John Gregson
Group Controller: Ronald Adam

: Superdogs

for the Winalot Challenge Trophy. In this second quarter-final Ireland meet the North West.
Introduced by Deborah Hall with commentator Peter Purves and Superdogs vet John Wilson.
Videotape editor JON BIGNOLD Producer STEPHEN MORRIS
(Event organised in association with Charles Barker productions)


Introduced By: Deborah Hall
Commentator: Peter Purves
Unknown: John Wilson.
Editor: Jon Bignold
Producer: Stephen Morris
Unknown: Charles Barker

: The Clothes Show

A group of young designers based in Brixton show their work at a special gala fashion show; a group of viewers checks out mail-order delivery; there's silk tie painting, the Americans set to invade Bond Street, and what will our MPs wear for television?
Get smart with Selina Scott , Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Raj Dhanda.
Executive producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Raj Dhanda.

: Royal Mission

Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales in Indonesia and Hong Kong The magnificent Buddhist temple of Borobudur; ceremonial dancing at a Sultan's palace; a gala concert in Hong Kong - all part of the Royal couple's itinerary during their
Far East tour. Written and presented by Martyn Lewis. Produced by MARCUS R. DAVIDSON


Presented By: Martyn Lewis.
Produced By: Marcus R. Davidson

: Stepping Up

John Barnes knows he'll need more than fancy footwork to get a~job when his playing career is over. Chris Searle talks about a major new series beginning next Sunday, Step Up to Wordpower.
Production assistant PAM LINTERN Producer GEORGE AUCKLAND (e) • HELPLINE: phone [number removed] (calls are free)
• BOOK: 'Step Up to Wordpower'. E3.99, available from bookshops.


Unknown: John Barnes
Talks: Chris Searle

: News

with Moira Stuart. Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Songs of Praise

For Remembrance Sunday from the Royal Military
Chapel (the Guards' Chapel). Debbie Thrower shares in an act of remembrance in the spiritual home of the Household Division.
The hymns are accompanied by the band of the Blues and Royals.
Thine Be the Glory (Maccabaeus);
Who Would True Valour See (Monk's Gate): 0 Valiant Hearts (Supreme Sacrifice): Fight the Good Fight
(Duke Street); And Did Those Feet (Jerusalem); I Vow to Thee My Country (Thaxted); Make Me a Channel of Thy Peace; 0 Trinity of Love and Power (Melita);
Guide Me 0 Thou Great Redeemer (Cwm Rhondda). Conductor


Conductor: Major Peter Hannam.
Director: Major Roger Tomlinson
Producer: David Kremer
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Last of the Summer Wine

by Roy Clarke , starring and Happy Anniversary, Gough and Jessie
Music RONNIE HAZLEHURST Produced and directed by ALAN J.W. BELL


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Directed By: Alan J.W. Bell
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Edie: Thora Hird
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Barry: Mike Grady
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Eli: Danny O'Dea
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Jessie: Frances Cox
Gough: Cardew Robinson
Vicar: James Beattie

: Howards' Way

devised by Gerard Glaister and Allan Prior , written by Raymond Thompson and Douglas Watkinson.
'My past seems hellbent on keeping pace with the future.'
Film cameraman JOHN Williams Designer LYNDA KETTLE


Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Unknown: Allan Prior
Written By: Raymond Thompson
Written By: Douglas Watkinson.
Unknown: Leslie Osborne
Unknown: John Williams
Designer: Lynda Kettle
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: David Penn
Jan Howard: Jan Harvey
Jack Rolfe: Glyn Owen
Kate Harvey: Dulcie Gray
Charles Frere: Tony Anholt
Ken: Stephen Yardley
Avril Rolfe: Susan Gilmore
Vanessa: Lana Morris
James: Andrew Bicknell
Gerald: Ivor Danvers
Laura Wilde: Kate O'Mara
Leo: Edward Highmore
Abby Hudson: Cindy Shelley
Sir John Stevens: Willoughby Gray
Bill Sayers: Robert Vahey
Vicki: Victoria Burgoyne
George: Stefan Gryff
Sabio Fernandez: Franco Rey

: Bread

written by Carla Lane.
The Boswell boys are in love.
Title music by DAVlD MACKAY Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH


Written By: Carla Lane.
Music By: Davld MacKay
Directed By: Robin Nash
Jack: Victor McGuire
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Adrian: Jonathon Morris
Billy: Nick Conway
Joey: Graham Bickley
Julie: Hilary Crowson
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Freddie: Ronald Forfar
Oswald: Giles Watling
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Rachael: Hilary Welles
Derek: Peter Byrne
Lilo Lill: Eileen Pollock
Hostess: Pauline Amos
Farmer: Gerry Lee Shaw
Magdelana: Patricia Martinelli
Neighbour: Tom Williamson
Spectator: Tony Caron

: Mother Love

by Domini Taylor.
Screenplay in four parts by Andrew Davies.
Starring with 'How long before someone slips up and she finds out?'
Music composed and conducted by PATRICK COWERS
Make-up designer SUZAN BROAD Script editor DEVORA POPE


Unknown: Domini Taylor.
Unknown: Andrew Davies.
Conducted By: Patrick Cowers
Unknown: Nigel Walters
Designer: Ken Ledsham
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Simon Langton
Helena: Diana Rigg
Kit: James Wilby
Alex: David McCallum
Angela: Fiona Gillies
George: And James Grout
Little Helena: Louisa Janes
Ruth: Isla Blair
Emily: Holly Aird
Strachan: Jonathan Burn
Sgt Bear: Trevor Cooper
Leo: Grant Parsons
Blenkinsop: Dominic St Clair
Harriet: Amelia Shankley
School secretary: Rosemary Frankau
Miss Pope: Penny Darch
Air stewardess: Deborah Barrymore
Danuta: Lilian Komorowska
Vicky: Elizabeth Ash
Vicar: Timothy Kightley
Rossini: Franco Trevisi
Betsy: Angela Goodwin
Jordan: Cordelia Roche
Laura (aged 5): Claire Shepherd
Lavinia (aged 3): Rebecca Sabin
Consultant: Rob Edwards
Porter: Calvin Simpson
Nurse: Cynthia Powell

: News

with Michael Buerk. Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Heart of the Matter

Joan Bakewell examines the moral conflict among people with opposing views. Film editor MIKE ALOOF
Series producer OLGA EDRIDGE


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Olga Edridge

: Mosaic

Last in a series of programmes about equal opportunities in Britain. 5: Here to Stay?
Each week 30 foreigners are deported for infringing the immigration rules. The numbers have soared recently following a change in the law. Mosaic examines the system of 'after-entry' control and finds out whether black people are subject to greater suspicion because of their colour.
Scries producer JOHN TWITCHIN Producer TIM LAMBERT (e)
• NOTES: send cheque or POfor f6. SO payable to BBC Education to:
[address removed]


Producer: John Twitchin
Producer: Tim Lambert

: The Sky at Night

The Bull in the Sky
Patrick Moore talks about Taurus the Bull, one of the most interesting objects in the winter night sky. It contains one brilliant star, two beautiful star clusters
(one of which, the Pleiades or Seven Sisters, is familiar to many people), and much else. Producer PIETER MORPURGO


Talks: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Network East

: Weather

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