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
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)
'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)
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)
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.
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
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
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
Feline cartoon capers. (R)
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.
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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.
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Col Thadeus Gearhart:
Cora Templeton Massingale:
Captain Paul Slater:
Chief Five Barre/s:
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)
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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
With Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill
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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
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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
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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
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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
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With Michael Buerk.
Weather Ian McCaskill
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.
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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
Man in cell:
Man in station:
Woman in job centre:
Lady in furs:
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
A comedy drama series from America starring Blair Brown
Here's Why Henry David Thoreau Chose the Pond. Molly (Blair Brown ) locks herself out.
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
In Concert Special. Calcutta Drum Orchestra. A unique concept in Indian percussion.