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: Open University

7.10 The Search for Oil
7.35 Warfare and Welfare
8.00 Fontainebleau
8.25 Maths Methods: Waves

: Playdays

The Playbus stops today at the Tent Stop. Today's story: Bernie the Rabbit Goes Missing by Sheila Hyde. A Felgate production for BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Sheila Hyde.

: Inigo

Five hundred years after the birth of St Ignatius of Loyola, interest in his 'spiritual exercises' is being revived. Simon Packham retells his story. With Fr Bill Hewett , SJ. Director Ann Richardson Producer Chris Loughlin


Unknown: Simon Packham
Unknown: Fr Bill Hewett
Director: Ann Richardson
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: This Is the Day

Dr John Mitchell researches world climate changes at the Meteorological Office in Bracknell. Noel Battye joins him there for a time of worship. With Dr John Houghton , Chief Executive of the Meteorological Office.
Reading: Genesis 1, vv 1-2, 24-31. Director Norman Winter Producer Chris Loughlin


Unknown: Dr John Mitchell
Unknown: Dr John Houghton
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: A Vous la France!

First in a series of 15 programmes for beginners in French with Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones. (R)
Support Materials: book, same title, £7.99, and cassettes, £5.99, from retailers.


Presenter: Carolle Rousseau
Presenter: Patrick Simpson-Jones
Producer: David Wilson

: Espana Viva

First in a series of 15 programmes for beginners in Spanish with Yolanda Vazquez. (R)
Support Materials: book, £5. 95, two cassettes, £3.95 each and computer software £22.95, from retailers.


Presenter: Yolanda Vazquez
Director: Stephen Moss
Producer: David Wilson

: You and 92

First in a series of ten programmes about the new European Single
Market. You and the Single Market Reports from Britons working in other Common Market countries, expert advice in the studio and a specially commissioned Gallup poll. Presented by Dick Taverne and Alan Watson.
Producer Laurence Vulliamy
Series editor Christopher Capron
A Capron production for BBCtv (R)


Presented By: Dick Taverne
Presented By: Alan Watson.
Producer: Laurence Vulliamy
Editor: Christopher Capron

: Business Matters

The Giving Business. The first of two programmes in which Martyn Lewis examines the increasing professionalism of the UK's charities. Producer Hendrik Ball (R)
● BOOKLET: 'The Giving Business, please send a cheque for £3. 00 (payable to 'Business Matters - The Giving Business) to, '[address removed]


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Producer: Hendrik Ball

: Help Your Child with Maths

A series of eight programmes for parents of 4- to 11 -year-olds, presented by Johnny Ball. 1: A Place to Begin
Director/Producer Robert Clamp
A Palace Gate production for BBCtv (R)
0 GAMES PACK: (free) send a 30p A4 sae to [address removed].
0 BOOK: same title, £3.50 from booksellers.


Presented By: Johnny Ball.

: Sign Extra

An edition of A Certain Age with sign language and subtitles.
Living through the Menopause. Producer Mary Fourt
Series producer Tony Matthews
● INFORMATION: send a 30p A4 sae to [address removed]


Producer: Mary Fourt
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Country File

The freedom to roam is becoming a contentious issue. Today is
Forbidden Britain Day and all over the country there will be protest walks and mass meetings. John Craven and the Country File team examine the issues.
Including at 12.55pm the weather for the week ahead with Bernard Davey.
Producer Dick Colthurst Editor Michael Fitzgerald


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Bernard Davey.
Producer: Dick Colthurst
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Moira Stuart. Followed by On the Record
At this week's Labour Party
Conference, the Rt Hon
John Smith , MP, the Shadow Chancellor, will claim that he can combine counter-inflationary policies with Labour's politics. But central to
Labour's strategy is the discipline of the exchange-rate mechanism which will pose some hard choices for Labour. Jonathan Dimbleby interviews John Smith on the eve of what may be Labour's last conference before an election.
With John Cole. Producer Simon Ford
Editor Glenwyn Benson


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Smith
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Smith
Unknown: John Cole.
Producer: Simon Ford
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes.
Happiness for Cindy and Wicksy.

: Cheyenne Autumn

Richard Widmark , Carroll Baker John Ford 's epic tells the true story of a Cheyenne tribe which embarks on a trek to its old homelands after starving on a reservation.
0 FILMS: pages 25-30


Unknown: Richard Widmark
Unknown: Carroll Baker
Unknown: John Ford
Capt Thomas Archer: Richard Widmark
Deborah Wright: Carroll Baker
Capt Wessels: Karl Maiden
Red Shirt: Sal Mineo
Spanish woman: Dolores Del Rio
Little Wolf: Ricardo Montalban
Dull Knife: Gilbert Roland
Doc Holliday: Arthur Kennedy
Second Et Scott: Patrick Wayne
Jeff Blair: John Carradine
Wyatt Earp: James Stewart
Interior Secretary: Edward G Robinson

: The Pink Panther Show

Cartoon fun. (R)

: The Clothes Show

Jeff Banks visits 'the Untamed
Fashion Assembly' in the Baltic state of Latvia. He discovers how
Latvians order their designer clothes and how home dressmakers sell their work in the local markets. Executive producer Roger Casstles


Unknown: Jeff Banks
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Help Your Child with Reading

When parents get actively involved, children have a better chance of becoming confident readers. In this series of eight programmes,
Maggie Philbin and other parents of young children show the best ways to help with reading and writing. Producer Mary Fourt
Series producer Jenny Stevens
0 ADVICE LINE: freefone [number removed] or [number removed] today from 6.30pm to 10.30pm.
0 BOOK: same title, £5.99 from booksellers.
0 BOOKLET: (free), send large 30p sae to: [address removed]
0 FAMILY: page 83


Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Producer: Mary Fourt
Producer: Jenny Stevens

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Songs of Praise

Martyn Lewis joins thousands of singers at Leeds Castle in Kent for a special open-air edition set under the skies where the Battle of Britain was fought. In the recent 'March for Jesus', 200,000 Christians marched, sang and prayed simultaneously in villages, towns and cities across the nation. With reports from Belfast, Kelso in Scotland and London, Songs of Praise finds out why.
Graham Kendrick , Britain's leading writer and performer of contemporary religious music, leads the singing. Producer Simon Hammond Editor Roger Hutchings
(Postponed from 16 September)


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Graham Kendrick
Producer: Simon Hammond
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Last of the Summer Wine

A comedy series written by Roy Clarke. Starring Bill Owen Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde
That's Not Captain Zero. Foggy helps when a van breaks down.
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell


Written By: Roy Clarke.
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Producer: Alan J W Bell
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Edie: Thora Hird
Captain Zero: Trevor Peacock
Nora: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman

: Howards' Way

5: A mysterious stranger arrives.
Episode written by Tom Needham Series producer Gerard Glaister Director Peter Rose


Written By: Tom Needham
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Peter Rose
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
Laura Wilde: Kate O'Mara
Sir Edward Frere: Nigel Davenport
Leo Howard: Edward Highmore
Abby Hudson: Cindy Shelley
Lynne Dupont: Tracey Childs
Orrin Hudson: Jeff Harding
Sir John Stevens: Willoughby Gray

: Bread

A comic slice of Merseyside life by Carla Lane. The new shop is mysteriously vandalised.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs


Unknown: Carla Lane.
Producer: John B Hobbs
Freddie Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Oswald: Giles Watling
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Leonora Campbell: Deborah Grant
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire

: News

With Nicholas Witchell.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Screen One: Can You Hear Me Thinking?

A new BBC film starring
Judi Dench , Michael Williams Richard Henders
When Danny , the adolescent son of Kevin and Anne Harris , first shows signs of disturbance, no one seems too concerned. But the situation gets dramatically out of control. Written by Monty Haltrecht and Beverley Marcus.
Producer Ruth Caleb
Director Christopher Morahan
0 FEATURE: page 8
● FILMS: pages 25-30


Unknown: Judi Dench
Unknown: Michael Williams
Unknown: Richard Henders
Unknown: When Danny
Unknown: Anne Harris
Written By: Monty Haltrecht
Written By: Beverley Marcus.
Producer: Ruth Caleb
Director: Christopher Morahan
Anne Harris: Judi Dench
Kevin Harris: Michael Williams
Danny Harris: Richard Henders
Jenny Harris: Sally Davis
Mark Harris: Nathaniel Coombs
Rosemary: Paula Jacobs
Office colleague: Christopher Burgess
Dr Silverton: Heather Ramsay
Leslie: Chris Stanton
Dr Sher: Antony Ingram

: Everyman

Mission to Kill. Over recent years a series of brutal murders has paralysed a rebel sect of over
100,000 fundamentalist Mormons in the United States who practise polygamy as a way of showing their devotion to God. The murderers justify these killings by quoting the doctrine of 'blood atonement', which allows the spilling of blood to avenge wrongs against God.
Everyman examines the effect these terrible killings have had on the fundamentalist Mormon community and interviews former members of the sect, including one woman who admits she carried out 'blood atonement'. Where is the line to be drawn between fundamentalism and fanaticism? Producer Kate Woods Editor Jane Drabble
A Twenty Twenty production for BBCtv (R)


Producer: Kate Woods
Editor: Jane Drabble

: Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

A comedy drama series from America starring Blair Brown Here's Why You've Gotta Bake a Batch of Cookies Every Once in a While. Molly's (Blair Brown ) muse flies out of the window when her poetry teacher suggests a different kind of couplet.


Unknown: Blair Brown
Unknown: Blair Brown

: Into Print

A series about the revolution in publishing.
1: The Power of Pixel. It's never been easier to get into print. The technology that revolutionised Fleet Street has given birth to a new breed of entrepreneur: the desktop publisher.
Presented by Michael Bywater. Producer Mary Sprent
0 BOOK: same title. £7.99, from booksellers.


Presented By: Michael Bywater.
Producer: Mary Sprent

: Network East

In Concert Special
Qawwali duo the Sabri Brothers.

: Weather

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