A Bird Walk with Bill Oddie
Islands are wonderful places to watch birds and Fair Isle attracts many rare migrants - and birders like Bill Oddie.
Producer MIKE WEATHERLEY (R)
Fourth of eight programmes.
Creeds and Commitment
While Buddhists, Sikhs, Jews and Muslims have outward symbols indicating their religious commitment, identification of Christians is more complicated.
John Bowker examines how the creeds of Christianity teach that relationship with God does not depend upon external marks.
Director STEVE BENSON
Producer DAVID CRAIG (R)
Believing His Word
Tony Phelan visits the Lord Provost of Glasgow,
Mrs Susan Baird , at the City
Chambers for a simple service of prayer and meditation.
Fr John Fitzsimmons reflects on the healing of the centurion's son.
Director STEVE BENSON
Producer MICHAEL A. SIMPSON
Join Janice Long in the marketplace of ideas.
Among the items this week: Barbara Daly reveals some beauty secrets;
Stefan Buczacki helps your house plants live longer;
Lesley Waters kicks off the Bazaar
Hearty Eater campaign;
Sally Ann Voak helps two motorway policemen keep fit; and how your rubbish can make money for charity.
Director ANNE O'DWYER
(Shown last Monday)
Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian, presented by Lilly Lembo Lambert and Enrico Verdeechia.
12: Mi puo dare un numero?
From asking for a telephone number, to the wealth of local pottery and a craft as ancient as Orvieto itself.
Film director LIBBY HALLIDAY
Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI (R)
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Third of nine programmes.
Chantal Cuer asks Elisabeth Badinter , author of a controversial book on men and women, to give her views on sexual politics in Europe.
Producer ANNA LLOYD
Series producer FIONA PITCHER
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Eight programmes with Don Henderson.
3: Most of the longer English words are based on Latin.
Today's programme shows how to tackle these words.
Director PAUL SIMONS
Producer CHARLES PASCOE
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Twenty programmes to help you read, write, and communicate, presented by Chris Serle.
6: Mastering the Telephone
Would you like to sound more confident when you're making or taking calls?
Wordpower gives you some practical tips and techniques.
Producers JOHN FAGAN and JOHN BROOKE
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BOOK: 'Step Up to Wordpower' available from booksellers. Price 93.99.
Series of seven programmes.
How to capture the best moments at a children's party.
Director JONATHAN DRORI
Producer FIONA PITCHER (R)
A programme for the deaf and hard-of-hearing, with sign language and subtitles.
Presented by Clive Mason and Maureen Denmark , interpreted by John Lee and Brenda Mackay.
Producer EDDIE MONTAGUE
Series producer IAN WOOLF
Second of a two-part report. Swords into Ploughshares
As the food queues in Russia grow ever longer, the failure of the Soviet Union to feed itself threatens to be the downfall of President
Gorbachev whom the people blame personally for the country's ills. He desperately needs to put more and better food in the shops in order to quell strikes and ethnic unrest. But as Ian Breach reports, the farmworkers he must rely on are so alienated and apathetic that his chances of success are slim.
Plus the weather for the countryside at 12.55pm with Michael Fish.
Producer DICK COLTHURST
Editor MICHAEL FITZGERALD
BBC Pebble Mill
With Chris Lowe. followed by On the Record
As change sweeps through Europe, Britain's political parties are having to rethink their foreign and defence policies. Labour, for so long the reluctant European, has apparently embraced the European ideal. But how far has Labour emerged from its Euro-cocoon? On the Record asks the Rt Hon
Gerald Kaufman , mp, Shadow Foreign Secretary, how deep is Labour's new Euro-enthusiasm?
With Jonathan Dimbleby and John Cole.
Reporter: John Rentoul.
Producer MARK DOWD
Editor DAVID AARONOvrrcH
By Tony Jordan.
Sharon decides it's time to take Frank in hand, unaware that she may have problems of her own; Cindy's baby comes home and Simon is on the verge of telling the truth.
Danny Ocean has a master plan: to rob five Las Vegas gambling casinos on New
Year's Eve. To do the job he assembles a hand-picked team -Ocean's 11.
Screenplay by HARRY BROWN and CHARLES LEDERER
Produced and directed by LEWIS MILESTONE
FILMS: page 18
The viewers' top ten chart on the worst aspects of buying clothes. There's jewellery by designer Dinny Hall and buying second-hand clothes - not by size but by the kilo.
And how do the weathermen and women keep warm and dry?
With Selina Scott , Jeff Banks Caryn Franklin and Raj Dhanda
Producer CLARE STRIDE
Executive producer ROGER CASSTLES
BBC Pebble Mill
A travelling bar and an amusing mechanical rabbit - just two of the more unusual articles to turn up among the antiques at Elgin in Scotland. Introduced by Hugh Scully.
Executive producer CHRISTOPHER LEWIS
Producer DIANE REID
ANTIQUES: page 88
This week June Whitfield discovers that getting fit doesn't have to be a horror story - forsaking the lift for a set of stairs could be all most of us need to do to be healthy. Dr Adrianne Hardman , lecturer in sports science at Loughborough University, looks at the benefits of activity for our bones, while
Dr Stuart Biddle , motivational psychologist at Exeter
University, shows us how we can stick to our resolutions. This week's golden rule: start slow and easy, and build up gradually.
Producers PETER RAMSDEN and ALAN RUSSELL
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HEALTH: page 82
With Chris Lowe.
Ian Gall visits the small seaside town in southeast
Ireland which draws visitors from all over the world to its famed annual Festival of Opera. Less welcome visitors were the Vikings, the Normans and hired mercenaries from mainland
Britain. Yesterday's strangers are today's neighbours who sing their songs of praise in the Church of the Immaculate Conception.
All Creatures of Our God and King; Father. Who on Man Dost Shower,
Be Thou My Vision; Here I Am, Lord; Ag Criost an Siol; Guide Me. 0 Thou Great Jehovah; 0 God, You Are My God; Praise My Soul.
Musical director DAVID BYERS
Producer JAMES SKELLY
Editor ROGER HUTCHINGS
BBC Northern Ireland
By Jimmy Perry and David Croft.
A Deed of Gift Starringand
The Honourable Teddy creeps up the stairs every night and tries to get into Ivy's room; and Lady Lavender is bent on giving away her shares of the family fortune - to the servants.
Produced and directed by DAVID CROFT
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The Honourable Teddy:
Starring My Name's Sergeant Bergerac by John Milne
Who is the scruffy little man and why are so many people chasing him? And why is he claiming to be Detective Sergeant Bergerac?
Series created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART Music by RAY RUSSELL
Costume designer BARRIE SEDWELL Film editor MASAHIRO HTRAKUBO Photography BILL DUDMAN
Produced by GEORGE GALLACCIO
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Det Sgt Bergerac:
Det Chief Insp Kinsey:
With Magnus Magnusson from the University of Bristol, where four more hopefuls are in the spotlight at the Victoria Rooms.
Life and work of Antoine Lavoisier , 1743-94. Graham Sleep
(smallholder and part-time farmer)
Battles fought on English soil, 1066-1685.
(retired headmistress) Poems of T.S.Eliot.
(building society clerk) History of brass bands. Director ANDREA CONWAY Producer PETER MASSEY BBCElstree
Real life humour, mishaps, special investigations and consumer stories. With Esther Rantzen , Gavin Campbell ,
Adrian Mills , Howard Leader , Simon Fanshawe and Doc Cox. Editor SHAUN WOODWARD
Deputy editor BRYHER SCUDAMORE
With Michael Buerk.
The People Trade
Franklin lives in a children's home in Germany. His parents live in Sri Lanka. He is just one of the thousands of child refugees who have been sent, alone and bewildered, to claim asylum in Europe. Everyman explores the fear that makes parents send their children thousands of miles away from home with little hope of seeing them again. It exposes the world of forgers and smugglers that they are forced to enter in order to get their children out of danger, and examines the prospects for the children as they adjust to their new life in Europe. Producer DAVID WILCOCK
Everyman editor JANE DRABBLE
Starring Judd Hirsch as John Lacey. Honest
John John suffers a crisis of conscience when persuaded by his ex-wife to lie for the sake of his son's education.
Written by JOHN SULLIVAN
Directed by JAMES BURROWS BasedontheBBCseriesby JOHN SULLIVAN
The educational magazine. HRH The Princess Royal talks to Clean State about literacy and her involvement in the activities of International Literacy Year. With Jackie Spreckley and Jill Cochrane.
King Street Junior written by JIM ELDRIDGE
(Shoum last Friday on BBC2)
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Tales of the Unexpected Astronomers, like other people, can be taken by surprise. Bright comets, new stars, outbreaks on planets, displays of aurora - none of these can be predicted; and in this programme
Patrick Moore looks at some of these
'tales of the unexpected'. Producer PIETER MORPURGO
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