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: Favourite Walks

A Weather Walk with Francis Wilson
Francis takes a busman's holiday to his childhood stamping ground ofChesham. Producer MIKE WEATHERLEY (R)


Unknown: Francis Wilson
Producer: Mike Weatherley

: Articles of Faith

Creeds and Conduct
John Bowker looks at the use and abuse of creeds in the great religious traditions., Director STEVE BENSON
Producer DAVID CRAIG (R)


Unknown: John Bowker
Director: Steve Benson
Producer: David Craig

: This Is the Day

A time of prayer and reflection for Epiphany
Sunday. Graham Young joins Christine Hinkley at her home near Chichester, and asks how we can give our gifts to God. Reading: Matthew 2, w 1-12. Director ROSALIND NEVIN Producer CHRIS LOUGHLIN


Unknown: Graham Young
Unknown: Christine Hinkley
Director: Rosalind Nevin
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: O'Donnell Investigates ... Booze

Dr Michael O'Donnell starts a two-part enquiry into Britain's biggest drug problem.
The Trouble with Booze
Fifty per cent of police time and one in five hospital admissions are put down to effects of the alcohol. Research VICKI MOORE
Producer DAVID CORDINGLEY (R)(e) (Part 2 next Sunday)


Unknown: Dr Michael O'Donnell
Unknown: Vicki Moore
Producer: David Cordingley

: Buongiorno Italia!

Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian.
10: Rivediamo un po'...
About festivals and festivities. Film editor RODERICK LONGHURST Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI (R) (e)


Editor: Roderick Longhurst

: Europeans

Chantal Cuer presents a series often programmes about
European society and culture as seen by European television. 1: Portraits
A selection of television portraits gives a flavour of the ways different nations view each other and themselves. With Simone Veil and Renzo Arbore.
Series producer FIONA PITCHER (e)
* TRANSCRIPTS: of the language material available; send £2.00 cheque (payable to BBC Education) and large 34p sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Renzo Arbore.

: Spelling it Out

Don Henderson presents eight programmes for anyone whose spelling could be improved.
1: Different ways of learning to spell suit different people. Director PAUL SIMONS
Producer CHARLES PASCOE (R)(e)
0 INFORMATION: for a free leaflet write to: [address removed]. Course details, ring [number removed] (calls free).


Unknown: Don Henderson
Director: Paul Simons
Producer: Charles Pascoe

: Business Matters

Your Life and Time
We all want more of it and can't get enough of it.
International management guru Claus Moller has made himself a millionaire out of it
- the commodity is time. Producer FIONA PITCHER Editor BRIAN DA VIES (R)


Unknown: Claus Moller

: Snap!

1: Holidays
In the first of seven programmes - how to improve your photo album, with help from Jon Pertwee and photographer Anita Corbin in Majorca.
Producer FIONA PITCHER (R)(e)


Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Anita Corbin

: See Hear!

A report from the Clothes Show at Olympia.
Presented by Clive Mason and Maureen Denmark , interpreted by John Lee and Brenda Mackay. Directed by JANE ELLIOTT
Produced by EDDIE MONTAGUE (e)


Presented By: Clive Mason
Presented By: Maureen Denmark
Unknown: John Lee
Unknown: Brenda MacKay.
Directed By: Jane Elliott
Produced By: Eddie Montague

: Country File

How could sewage disposal and the straw-burning ban benefit our precious disappearing peat bogs? A revolutionary new method of making artificial peat and compost using products that no one wants could preserve our wetlands and benefit Third World countries. Chris Baines reports.
Plus at 12.55pm the weather for the countryside with John Kettley. Producer PHIL FRANKLIN


Unknown: Chris Baines
Unknown: John Kettley.
Producer: Phil Franklin
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Chris Lowe

followed by The High Chaparral: Mark of the Turtle
Written by Bob and Esther Mitchell. (R)


Newsreader: Chris Lowe
Writer (The High Chaparral): Bob Mitchell
Writer (The High Chaparral): Esther Mitchell
Director (The High Chaparral): William Claxton
John Cannon: Leif Erickson
Buck: Cameron Mitchell
Billy Blue: Mark Slade
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Manolito: Henry Darrow
Marshal Virgil Packer: Robert Lansing
El Lobo: Anthony Caruso

: EastEnders

By Rob Gittins and Tony McHale.
'I want that flat - and I want you and me in it. So now you'd better decide what you want too.'


Unknown: Rob Gittins
Unknown: Tony McHale.

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Live coverage of the glamour tie of the Third Round - Nottingham Forest v Manchester United, a repeat of last year's epic quarter-final tie at Old Trafford.
Plus the FA Cup Fourth-Round Draw live from the FA headquarters after the match.
Presented by Desmond Lynam and Jimmy Hill.
Commentator: Barry Davies with Trevor Brooking.
Reporters: Bob Wilson, Tony Gubba and Gerald Sinstadt.
Series producer JOHN SHREWSBURY


Presented By: Desmond Lynam
Presented By: Jimmy Hill.
Commentator: Barry Davies
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Reporters: Bob Wilson
Reporters: Tony Gubba
Reporters: Gerald Sinstadt.
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Editor: Brian Barwick

: The Clothes Show

What next? Underwater fashion in the Red Sea. What's cooking? How to look tasty in the kitchen. A search for the bride of 1990; and 'beauty and beast', a report on the testing of beauty products on animals. 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.

: Antiques Roadshow

Introduced by Hugh Scully. From Blackpool's Tower Ballroom comes a rich collection of the curious and the valuable, from a silver spade used to dig the first sod of a new sewage works to a priceless pocket watch and a rare 18th-century plaque. Director DIANE REID
0 ANTIQUES: page 104


Introduced By: Hugh Scully.
Director: Diane Reid
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: It Doesn't Have to Hurt!

With June Whitfield.
The first programme in a series that looks at a new concept of 'health through activity' with Dr Adrianne Hardman , lecturer in sports science at Loughborough University and Dr Stuart Biddle , motivational psychologist at Exeter University.
They explode the 'going for the burn' myth and prove that it doesn't have to hurt!
This week's golden rules: a little more; a little more energetically; a little healthier; every day.
Health warning: watching this programme could seriously improve your health! Producers PETER RAMSDEN and ALAN RUSSELL (e)
0 BOOKLET: send an AS sae with 24p stamp to: [address removed]
W HEALTH: page 101


Unknown: Dr Adrianne Hardman
Unknown: Dr Stuart Biddle
Producers: Peter Ramsden
Producers: Alan Russell

: News

Chris Lowe presents the latest news.


Unknown: Chris Lowe

: Songs of Praise

From Nairn
Nairn, the Brighton of the north, is proud of having been a royal burgh for 900 years.
The decline of herring fishing created the need for more modern industries like the oil fabrication yard at Ardersier. Ian Gall visits Fort George and meets a farmer whose travels have taken him to
Australia, New Zealand and South Africa in his search to create an elite herd.
With members of the Regimental Band of the First Battalion the Gordon Highlanders.
Immortal, Invisible. God Only Wise (St Denio); As with Gladness Men of Old (Dix): Stand Up! Stand up for
Jesus (Morning Light); In a Byre Near Bethlehem (Wild Mountain Thyme); Blessed Assurance; Meekness and Majesty; Ye Servant of God (Laudate Dominum).


Unknown: Ian Gall
Unknown: Fort George
Organist: William H. Devlin
Unknown: Ian W.F. Hamilton
Producer: Michael A. Simpson
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: You Rang, M'Lord?

By Jimmy Perry and David Croft. and Lord Meldrum takes on a new butler, who in turn engages his daughter as maid. The relationships between the family and the staff 'below stairs' are, to say the least, unusual.
Produced and directed by DAVID CROFT (R)
(A new series starts next Sunday)
0 COMEDY: page 8


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft.
Directed By: David Croft
Alf: Starring Paul Shane
Jim: Jeffrey Holland
Ivy: Su Pollard
Lord Meldrum: Donald Hewlett
The Hon Teddy: Michael Knowles
PC Wilson: Bill Pertwee
Mrs Lipton: Brenda Cowling
Sister: Sarah Mortimer
Lady Lavender: Mavis Pugh
Poppy: Susie Brann
Cissy: Catherine Rabett
Mr Challon: Ken Morley
Callboy: Alfpearson
Henry: Perry Benson
Maggie: Karen Westwood
Chauffeur: Bob Appleby
Squiffy: Cameronstewart
Lady Agatha: Angela Scoular
Mabel: Barbara New
Jerry: John D Collins
Madge: Yvonne Marsh

: See for Yourself

Terry Wogan throws open the doors of the BBC and takes viewers on a tour behind the scenes. How the World
Service covered events in China; behind the scenes at Wimbledon; a visit to
Australia where
Sir David Attenborough is making his new wildlife series; to
Liverpool and the Boswell family, Radio Foyle in Northern Ireland, Radio 3, and the Nine O'Clock News. Producer PETER WEIL
t FEATURE: page 1-5


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Sir David Attenborough
Producer: Peter Weil

: Mastermind

With Magnus Magnusson from the University of Lancaster's Great Hall.
Mastermind is back for its
18th series with the first of this year's 64 contenders for the title Mastermind 1990.
Who will win the, first place in the semi-finals?
Anthony Wilkinson (police officer)
Roman conquest of Gaul, 58-50 BC.
Arfor Wyn Hughes (art teacher)
Impressionist and postimpressionist painting, 1830-1914.
Hilary Forrest (teacher)
Life in the English country house, 1550-1830. Jack Clark
(retired chief copytaker) Diary of Samuel Pepys , 1660-1669.
Producer PETER MASSEY. BBC Elstree


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Anthony Wilkinson
Unknown: Arfor Wyn Hughes
Unknown: Hilary Forrest
Unknown: Jack Clark
Unknown: Samuel Pepys
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Peter Massey.

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Everyman

Pedro and Blanca
... Going Home
Pedro and Blanca are
9-year-old twins from
Colombia. At the age of 6 months they were discovered dying from hunger and disease at their remote home in the Andes mountains. They were adopted by a couple from
Norwich - a former Roman
Catholic priest and nun - and came to live in England, although inter-country adoption is officially discouraged here. Now the twins have returned to
Colombia. strangers in the country of their birth. With their adoptive parents they are going in search of their roots, of the people who saved their lives as babies, and of their first family.
Everyman editor JANE DRABBLE


Editor: Jane Drabble

: Dear John: USA

John Lacey is forced into a new lifestyle by his wife's desertion for his best friend. Can the 'One-Two-One' singles support group be the start he's looking for?
Directed by JAMES BURROWS Based on the BBC series by JOHN SULLIVAN


Unknown: John Lacey
Written By: Peter Noah
Unknown: Bob Ellison
Directed By: James Burrows
Unknown: John Sullivan
John Lacey: Judd Hirsch
Kate: Isabella Hofmann
Louise Mercer: Jane Carr
Ralph: Harry Groener
Kirk: Jere Burns
Mrs Philbert: Bilue Bird

: Mosaic

Sixth of a series on equal opportunities in a multicultural society.
Equal before the Law?
Discrimination at work is illegal, but it is in terms of jobs that black people still face the most discrimination - whether in recruitment, promotion, or dismissal. Legal redress can be sought at industrial tribunals.
Applicants, barristers. academics, and the Vice-Chancellor, Sir Nicholas Browne - Wilkinson, raise questions about the effectiveness of these informal courts as a remedy to inequality of treatment. Film editor PAUL STCLAIR
Producer JOHN TWITCHIN (e)
0 INFORMATION: send large sae to: [address removed] For trainers notes for Equal before the Law?' send £2.50 to the same address.


Unknown: Sir Nicholas Browne
Producer: John Twitchin

: Shrikant

: Weather

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