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: Through the Garden Gate

West Country nurseryman Dennis Cornish visits Docton Mill at
Hartland in North Devon. Producer David Spires (R)


Unknown: Dennis Cornish
Producer: David Spires

: Inigo

From Spain, Fr Bill Hewett continues his introduction to
Ignatian spiritual exercises. Director Ann Richardson Producer Chris Loughlin
0 BOOK: a booklet to accompany the series is available, price £2.50, from: [address removed]


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

: This Is the Day

Linda Mary Evans visits Stonyhurst College in Lancashire to join Richard Pearce , the head of Religious Studies. Fr James
Channing-Pearce, SJ, reflects on the experience of St Ignatius. Reading: Exodus 3, vv 7-15. Producer Noel Vincent Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Linda Mary Evans
Unknown: Richard Pearce
Unknown: Fr James
Producer: Noel Vincent
Editor: Helen Alexander

: A Vous la France!

French for beginners with Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones . 3: The epicerie.
Producer David Wilson (R)
0 SUPPORT MATERIALS: book, same title, £7.99, and cassettes, £5.99, from retailers.


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

: Espana Viva

Spanish for beginners.
3: Yolanda Vazquez shows how to buy food in a market and at a grocer's.
Director Stephen Moss
Producer David Wilson (R)
* SUPPORT MATERIALS: book, same title, £5.95, two cassettes £3.95 each, computer software £22.95, from retailers.


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

: You and 92

How the new European Single
Market might affect you in 1992. You and Your Job. Presented by Dick Taverne and Alan Watson. Series editor Christopher Capron
A Capron production for BBCtv (R)
* BOOKLET: send a 38p A4 sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Dick Taverne
Presented By: Alan Watson.
Editor: Christopher Capron

: Business Matters

The first of three dramatised programmes about successful managing through meetings.
Meeting to Decide. Presented and written by Jack Gratus. Producer Tony Roberts (R)


Written By: Jack Gratus.
Producer: Tony Roberts

: Help Your Child with Maths

A series of eight programmes for parents of 4- to 1 1 -year-olds, presented by Johnny Ball. 3: On the Trail. There are hundreds of maths trails across the country.
Director/Producer Robert Clamp
A Palace Gate production for BBCtv (R)
* GAMESPACK: (free) send a 32p A4 sae to [address removed].
0 BOOK: same title, £3.50, from booksellers.


Presented By: Johnny Ball.

: See Hear!

The concerns and interests of the deaf community presented in sign language by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason. Interpreted by Brenda Mackay and John Lee. Series producer Ian Woolf


Unknown: Maureen Denmark
Unknown: Clive Mason.
Unknown: Brenda MacKay
Unknown: John Lee.
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Country File

John Craven reports on the findings of two scientists who are predicting that by the year 2000, millions of acres of land will no longer be required for agricultural production in Britain. Including at 12.55pm the weather for the week ahead with Bernard Davey.
Editor Michael Fitzgerald


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Bernard Davey.
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Chris Lowe. Followed by On the Record
Although the Great Education
Reform Act looked like a popular way of raising standards, education seems once again to be a vulnerable area for the Conservatives.
Kim Catcheside reports on what can be done to restore the Government's position. Education
Secretary Rt Hon John MacGregor , MP, talks to Jonathan Dimbleby. With John Cole. Producer Mark Dowd
Editor Glenwyn Benson


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Kim Catcheside
Unknown: John MacGregor
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: John Cole.
Producer: Mark Dowd
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes.
The Beales and the Butchers split the Square.
(Ceefax subtitles)

: Force 10 from Navarone

Starring Robert Shaw, Harrison Ford
Based on Alistair MacLean's sequel to The Guns of Navarone.

1943: commandos Mallory and Miller are drafted for another hazardous mission.
Films: pages 32-38


From the novel by: Alistair MacLean
Director: Guy Hamilton
Major Mallory: Robert Shaw
Lt-Col Mike Barnsby: Harrison Ford
Sgt Miller: Edward Fox
Maritza: Barbara Bach
Cpt Radicek: Franco Nero
Sgt Walter Weaver: Carl Weathers

: The Clothes Show

This week is London Fashion Week and Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin report from Olympia on the Spring/Summer 91 collections. Producer Colette Byrne
Executive producer Roger Casstles
(The British Fashion Awards are on Tuesday at
8.00pm on BBC
0 FEATURE: page 18


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Producer: Colette Byrne
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Hearts of Gold

Devised and presented by Esther Rantzen with Michael Groth
Special guests Michael Barratt and Maggie Philbin. The return of the series starring unsung heroes and heroines with extraordinary tales of kindness and courage. Director Phil Chilvers
Series producer Jane Elsdon-Dew
0 FEATURE: page 13


Presented By: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Michael Groth
Unknown: Michael Barratt
Unknown: Maggie Philbin.
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: Jane Elsdon-Dew

: Sum Chance

More than six million British adults admit to having a problem with maths. But what is it about numbers that makes people so anxious? Carol Vorderman investigates, with help from Lenny Henry , Terry Wogan and Hattie Jacques. And Kim Rowan tells how gym work-outs encouraged her to overcome her fear of numbers. Producer Jonathan Drori
● ADVICE LINE: for adults wanting to find out about local help with maths, there is advice on a free 24 hour telephone helpline on 0[number removed]. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Carol Vorderman
Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Hattie Jacques.
Unknown: Kim Rowan
Producer: Jonathan Drori

: News

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Songs of Praise

The National Garden Festival has brought new life to Gateshead on the south side of the Tyne. Alan Titchmarsh meets people whose lives have undergone a similar process of renewal.
Hymns: To God be the Glory; Jesus Shall Reign (Duke Street); Lord of all Hopefulness (Slane); Seek Ye First; One More Step; Lord of the Dance (Shaker); Make Me a Channel of Your Peace (St Francis); I'll Go in the Strength of the Lord. Producer Noel Vincent Editor Roger Hutchings
(Repealed tomorrow at 2. 15pm on BBC2)


Producer: Noel Vincent
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Last of the Summer Wine

A comedy series written by Roy Clarke. Starring Bill Owen Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde
The Empire That Foggy Nearly Built Foggy decides to go big in the car-parking business.
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
Edie: Thora Hird
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Clenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Driver: James Thackwray

: Howards' Way

7: Avril signs a lucrative deal in Malta, while Tarrant is in turmoil as the Howards, Urquharts and Frere lock horns over Sir Edward's will.
Episode written by Mervyn Haisman Producer Gerard Glaister Director Marcus D F White


Written By: Mervyn Haisman
Producer: Gerard Glaister
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 Hastings: Paul Jerricho
Laura Wilde: Kate O'Mara
Leo Howard: Edward Highmore
Abby Hudson: Cindy Shelley
Lynne Dupont: Tracey Childs
Orrin Hudson: Jeff Harding
Jenny Richards: Charmian Gradwell
David Relton: Richard Heffer
Tony Munro: John Rhean
Pierre Challon: Michael Cochrane

: Bread

An accident in the family leaves Joey trying to contact his mother urgently. Written by Carla Lane.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs


Written By: Carla Lane.
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Derek: Peter Byrne
Ave/ine: Melanie Hill
Oswald: Giles Watling
Mr Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Leonora Campbell: Deborah Grant
Lilo Lill: Eileen Pollock
Father: Phillip O'Brien
Ambulance man: Hugo Conlon

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Screen One: Sticky Wickets

A new BBC film starring James Bolam, Alun Armstrong, George Sewell, Will Thomas
It's a big night at the New Dragon Inn when a coach of distinguished Germans arrives. But disaster looms - it's the local cricket team's annual fancy dress bash and the theme is the Second World War. Written by Fletcher Watkins.
FEATURE: page 10
FILMS: pages 32-38


Writer: Fletcher Watkins
Producer: Jane Harris
Director: Dewi Humphreys
Glyn: James Bolam
Evans: Alun Armstrong
Friedrich: George Sewell
Cyril: Will Thomas
Nigel: Sion Probert
Handel: David Garfield
Gwen Samuels: Olwen Rees
Phoebe Evans: Gillian Elisa
Nashimoto: Eiji Kusuhara
Alun Prys Jones (Gogs): Fraser Cains
Alan Jones: Vincenzo Nicoli
Andrew Thomas: Martin Troakes
Bill Butcher: Brinley Jenins
Schmidt: Michael Mellinger
Kimberley: Helen Griffin
Jason: Richard Lynch

: Heart of the Matter

In God We Trust. When 2-year-old Robyn Twitchell died in Boston,
USA, his parents David and Ginger Twitchell , were tried and found guilty of manslaughter. The
Twitchells are now appealing against the verdict, arguing that they relied upon what they believed as Christian Scientists was the best treatment for their son: the power of prayer. Christian Scientists in America believe the constitution gives them the right to rely upon prayer to the exclusion of medical intervention. Joan Bakewell travels to Boston and explores the faith and its laws.
Series producer Olga Edridge
0 FEATURE: page 20


Unknown: Robyn Twitchell
Unknown: Ginger Twitchell
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Olga Edridge

: The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

A comedy drama series from America starring Blair Brown
Here's Why You Shouldn't Get Too Attached to Your Cat. Nina's
(Maureen Anderman ) apartment gets burgled and Molly (Blair Brown ) meets Nathaniel Hawthorne.


Unknown: Blair Brown
Unknown: Maureen Anderman
Unknown: Blair Brown
Unknown: Nathaniel Hawthorne.

: Into Print

A series about the revolution in publishing.
Publish and Be Read, Desktop publishing makes it easier to get into print but it doesn't guarantee you'll be read. Good design can make all the difference. With designer of The Independent,
Michael McGuiness and graphic designer Neville Brody.
Presented by Michael Bywater. Producer David Thomas
Series producer Mary Sprent
● BOOK: same title, £7 99, from booksellers.
● TRENDS: page 96


Unknown: Michael McGuiness
Designer: Neville Brody.
Presented By: Michael Bywater.
Producer: David Thomas
Producer: Mary Sprent

: Mahabharat

A 91-part epic drama in Hindi with English subtitles.

: Weather

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