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: Open University

7.10 Nuclear Weapons: Crisis Management
7.35 Urban Transport and the Growth of Harlem
8.00 Oil - Where from Next?
8.25 Maths Methods: Fourier

: Playdays

The Patch Stop today is in the New Forest, Hampshire, where Peggy Patch finds some foals.
Today's story Piggo and the Pipe is written and told by Pam Ayres. With Vanessa Amberleigh. A Felgate production for BBCtv (R)


Told By: Pam Ayres.
Unknown: Vanessa Amberleigh.

: Morning Worship

'I am the vine and you are the branches.' (John 15). The congregation of St Nicholas's
Church, Nottingham, celebrates
Harvest Festival. The service is led by the Rev David Huggett and writer Joyce Huggett speaks on 'enjoying and sharing God's gifts'. Readings: Genesis 8, vv 15-22 and 9, vv 12-16; John 15, vv 1-10.
Hymns: Come, Ye Thankful People,
Come; Freely, Freely; 0 Lord My God, When I in Awesome Wonder; Fear Not, Rejoice and Be Glad. Producer Diane Reid
Editor Helen Alexander
('Songs of Praise' at 6.40pm)


Unknown: David Huggett
Unknown: Joyce Huggett
Producer: Diane Reid
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Bugs Bunny's Mad World of Television

When a television network needs a new president. Bugs Bunny responds, but Yosemite Sam is headhunting the job for himself. (R) (Postponed from 6 September)


Unknown: Yosemite Sam

: Golf

Live coverage from the first round of the 36-hole final in the World
Match Play Championship from Wentworth. The competition carries a first prize of £100,000. Introduced by Harry Carpenter.


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter.

: Sign Extra

A chance to see an edition of Open Space with sign language and subtitles. Payment Is Overdue
Harry Clark and Jim Barnes of the newly formed Pensioners' Rights
Campaign examine ageist attitudes and argue for a wage for retirement. Sign language interpretation by John Lee. Producer Rosemarie Padvaiskas
Community Programme Unit editor Tony Laryea


Unknown: Harry Clark
Unknown: Jim Barnes
Unknown: John Lee.
Editor: Tony Laryea

: Country File

The fens of East Anglia are among the most agriculturally productive areas of Britain. But today the rich peat soils, which were made available by extensive and ingenious drainage, are disappearing and farming, too, is threatened. John Craven and Roger Tabor trace the fens' history and ponder their future. Including at
12.55pm the weather for the week ahead with Ian McCaskill. Producer Alan Miller
Editor Michael Fitzgerald


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Roger Tabor
Unknown: Ian McCaskill.
Producer: Alan Miller
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Followed by Speaking Volumes
In the last of the series, P D James and her guests Booker Prize winner Penelope Lively , writer and critic Jill Neville and the creator of BBC television's A Very Peculiar Practice, Andrew Davies , discuss London Fields by Martin Amis , A Village Affair by Joanna Trollope and A Secret Country by John Pilger.
Joining them is Fay Weldon , whose latest book, Darcy's Utopia, has just been published.
Director Hilary Boulding Producer John Archer


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Penelope Lively
Unknown: Jill Neville
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Martin Amis
Unknown: Joanna Trollope
Unknown: John Pilger.
Unknown: Fay Weldon
Director: Hilary Boulding
Producer: John Archer

: The Pink Panther Show

Feline cartoon capers. (R)

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes. Wicksy and Cindy return to face lan's family, and Pauline finds her silver wedding party is full of surprises.

: The Hallelujah Trail

Burt Lancaster , Lee Remick Denver, 1867: a major booze shipment is eagerly expected, but the local Indians and some crusading temperance ladies have other ideas.
Producer/Director John Sturges 0 FILMS: pages 17.20


Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Unknown: Lee Remick
Director: John Sturges
Col Thadeus Gearhart: Burt Lancaster
Cora Templeton Massingale: Lee Remick
Captain Paul Slater: Jim Hutton
Louise Gearhart: Pamela Tiffin
Oracle Jones: Donald Pleasence
Frank Wallingham: Brian Keith
Chief Walks-Stooped-Over: Martin Landau
Sergeant Bue//: John Anderson
Kevin O'Flaherty: Tom Stern
Chief Five Barre/s: Robert J Wilke

: Motor Show 90

Noel Edmonds , Janet Ellis and Top Gear's Chris Goffey report from the NEC in Birmingham on the best of the new cars on show at the 1990 British International Motor Show. Producer Tony Rayner Editor Tom Ross
(A new series of 'Top Gear' starts on Thursday at
8.25pm on BBC2)
• COMPETITION: page 81
W MOTORING: page 82


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Janet Ellis
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Producer: Tony Rayner
Editor: Tom Ross

: The Clothes Show

Philip Treacy is the new name in hats; jeans' companies battle in a fiercely competitive market; and should men wear skirts? There's cosmetic camouflage on the NHS and all that's new in underwear.
Presented by Selina Scott ,
Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin. Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Cassttes


Unknown: Philip Treacy
Presented By: Selina Scott
Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Caryn Franklin.
Producer: Roger Cassttes

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill
* NEWS BY TELEPHONE: if you can't reach a television or radio, BBC News can now be heard on the telephone between 5.00am and 8.00pm by dialling [number removed]. Calls are charged at 33p per minute (cheap rate), 44p at all other times.


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Songs of Praise

A harvest festival celebration. In his novel Under the Greenwood Tree
Thomas Hardy describes his grandfather's long-lost world of rustic orchestras that played in galleries in the west end of churches. By the 1870s they were gone, ousted by a new breed of Victorian high churchmen who demolished their galleries and burned their music. So what were they like?
With the help of today's Christians of the Puddletown and Abbotsbury areas of Dorset, Debbie Thrower goes back to 1840 to see how a bumper harvest was celebrated. Hymns: Come, Ye Thankful People Come (St George); 0 Come, Loud Anthems Let Us Sing; Come Thou
Conqueror of the Nations (Calcutta); Psalm 47 (Old Foster); Behold the Morning Star Arise; The Last Full Wain Has Come (Creation).
Producer Christopher Mann Editor Roger Hutchings
(Repealed tomorrow at 2. 15pm on BBC2) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Greenwood Tree
Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Debbie Thrower
Producer: Christopher Mann
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Last of the Summer Wine

A comedy series based on the adventures of three loveable old rogues, written by Roy Clarke. Starring
Bill Owen , Peter Sallis Brian Wilde
Walking Stiff Can Make You Famous An unexpected encounter with a horse points Foggy in the direction of making his first million.
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell


Written By: Roy Clarke.
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Bdie: Thora Hird
Nora: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Eli: Danny O'Dea
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby

: Howards' Way

The continuing drama of the sea-faring jet set.
4: Ken is struggling to keep his business afloat, and Orrin is flexing his muscles in all directions. Jack receives a surprise answer and Sir Edward reveals a dark secret.
Episode written by Ray Thompson Producer Tony Rowe Director Peter Rose


Written By: Ray Thompson
Jan Howard: Jan Harvey
Jack Rolfe: Glyn Owen
Kate Harvey: Dulcie Gray
Charles Frere: Tony Anholt
Ken Masters: Stephen Yardley
Avril Rolfe: Susan Gilmore
Vanessa Andenberg: Lana Morris
Gerald Urquhart: Ivor Danvers
Bill Sayers: Robert Vahey
Robert Stevens: Paul Jerricho
Laura Wilde: Kate O'Mara
Sir Edward Frere: Nigel Davenport
Abby Hudson: Cindy Shelley
Lynne Dupont: Tracey Childs
Orrin Hudson: Jeff Harding
Sir John Stevens: Willoughby Gray
Jenny Richards: Charmian Gradwell

: Bread

A comic slice of Merseyside life by Carla Lane. Shifty tells Martina that he has a job and has changed. and Mrs Boswell goes away with a close friend. The situation between Adrian, Jack and Leonora becomes more complicated.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs


Unknown: Carla Lane.
Unknown: Mrs Boswell
Mr Boswell: Ronald Forfar
LiloLill: Eileen Pollock
Shifty: Bryan Murray
Martina: Pamela Power
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Leonora Campbell: Deborah Grant
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Derek: Peter Byrne
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Young boys: Gerrard Bostock
Young boys: Peter Colligan
Young boys: Andrew Hilton
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Oswald: Giles Watling

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Screen One: Sweet Nothing

Starring Lee Ross, Charlotte Coleman, Janet McTeer
Life turns into a nightmare one day when schoolboy Phil comes home, opens the front door, and finds nothing - a deserted house. Fleeing to London he is drawn into the nightmare world of the dispossessed. Then he meets Ros, who opens the door into an even stranger world.
FILMS: pages 17-20

A SCREEN ONE: SWEET NOTHING This remarkable love story set against a background of urban homelessness stars Lee Ross, who appeared in the widely acclaimed Amongst Barbarians, and Charlotte Coleman from Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. Abandoned schoolboy Phil (Ross, above left, with Coleman, Victor Maddern, Joan Heal, and front, Emma Daniel) follows streetwise Ros (Coleman) into a fantastic township created by London's homeless, where they find the care missing from their lives. Coleman praises the way this often misrepresented topic has been handled. 'Young homeless people are not a different species,' she says, 'Many of them retain their dignity.' 9.20pm BBC


Writer: Vincent O'Connell
Producer: Louis Marks
Director: Tony Smith
Phil: Lee Ross
Ros: Charlotte Coleman
Caroline: Janet McTeer
Tone: Alan Stocks
Dog: Andrew Tiernan
Big Mac: Ron Donachie
Frankie: Victor Maddern
Binnie: Joan Heal
Man in cell: Trevor Peacock
Police chief: Michael O'Hagan
Man in station: Bob Mason
Rent man: Ken Sharrock
Woman in job centre: Sandi Toksvig
Estate agent: Malcolm Sinclair
Fat Man: John Dair
Moonbeam: Emma Daniel
Microcosm: Anthony Georghiou
Sadie: Barbara Thompson
Lady in furs: Margaret Clifton

: Everyman

So Many Wrongs. For over a decade Edward Daly , the Bishop of Londonderry, has campaigned for the release of the Birmingham Six, convinced they are innocent men. For Bishop Daly , that case is just part of a whole cycle of injustice, IRA as well as British, which has scarred his world. This film is a deeply personal record of that experience: the friends who have been killed, the bombs, the knee-cappings and the cover-ups. Producer Stephen Walker Editor Jane Drabble


Unknown: Edward Daly
Unknown: Bishop Daly
Producer: Stephen Walker
Editor: Jane Drabble

: The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

A comedy drama series from America starring Blair Brown
Here's Why Henry David Thoreau Chose the Pond. Molly (Blair Brown ) locks herself out.


Unknown: Blair Brown
Unknown: Henry David Thoreau
Unknown: Blair Brown

: The Sky at Night

Europe in Space. A new European space probe, Ulysses, is about to be launched to study the unknown poles of the Sun. Patrick Moore goes to Noordwijk in the Netherlands and talks to the scientists at the European Space Agency who are planning and carrying through these exciting new missions.
Producer Pieter Morpurgo


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Network East

In Concert Special. Calcutta Drum Orchestra. A unique concept in Indian percussion.

: Weather

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