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: Through the Garden Gate

Dennis Cornish travels to Guernsey to visit Harold Dally , the managing director of one of the island's largest horticultural companies. To relax, Dally turns to his garden, and his passion for lilies. Producer David Spires (R)


Unknown: Dennis Cornish
Unknown: Harold Dally
Producer: David Spires

: Inigo

Fr Bill Hewett travels to the Basque country in this series about the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius. Director Ann Richardson Producer Chris Loughlin
0 BOOKLET: £2.50, available from [address removed]


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

: This Is the Day

Tony Phelan visits St Christopher's School in Bumham-on-Sea to join the headmaster Christopher Woolley for prayer, reading and reflection. The speaker is Gill Dallow.
Reading: Romans 7, vv 14-25. Director Rosalind Nevin Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Tony Phelan
Unknown: Gill Dallow.
Director: Rosalind Nevin
Editor: Helen Alexander

: A Vous la France!

French for beginners.
5: Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones review the French covered so far and look at what the French expect in their ideal partner. Producer David Wilson (R)
* SUPPORT MATERIALS: book, same title, £7.99, cassette £5.99, teachers' notes £3.99, from retailers. Computer software £31.63, telephone 0[number removed].


Unknown: Patrick Simpson-Jones
Producer: David Wilson

: Espana Viva

Spanish for begininners.
5: Yolanda Vazquez shows how to say what languages you speak and travels north to see the rowing races and mountain hiking. Producer David Wiison (R)
0 SUPPORT MATERIALS: booh, same title,
£7.99, student workbook, £4.99, two cassettes £5.99 each, from retailers. Computer software £31.63, please calf 0[number removed]. For teachers' notes please send a cheque/postal order for £2.50, payable to BSS to, [address removed].


Unknown: Yolanda Vazquez
Producer: David Wiison

: You and 92

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


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

: Business Matters

The last of three dramatised programmes about successful managing through meetings.
Building the Team. Presented and written by Jack Gratus. Producer Tony Roberts (R)
0 SUPPORT MATERIAL: three videos (for training purposes only),£ 11.9 each. Write to
[address removed], or telephone 0937.[number removed].


Written By: Jack Gratus.
Producer: Tony Roberts
Unknown: Wood Lane

: Help Your Child with Reading

In the second of eight programmes, Maggie Philbin looks at talking and reading with the under 5s. (R)
0 ADVICE LINE: freefone 0[number removed]on Tuesday from 7. 00pm to 9, 00pm,
● BOOK: same title, £5.99, from booksellers.
● FREE BOOKLET: send a large 27p sae to,
[address removed].


Unknown: Maggie Philbin

: See Hear!

A Deaf Awareness Week edition, with reports from the Disability
Rallies. Presented in sign language by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason. Interpreters: John Lee and Brenda Mackay.
Series producer Ian Woolf
(This week, Monday to Friday, the 8.00am News on BBC2 will carry sign language.)


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

: Country File

The fox hunting season starts again this Thursday, and so will all the old arguments. Are fox hunters 'the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable', as Oscar Wilde put it, or are they sportsmen and women controlling a vicious killer? New scientific evidence may help settle the arguments. Including at
12.55pm weather for the week ahead with Michael Fish. Producer Dick Colthurst Editor Michael Fitzgerald


Unknown: Oscar Wilde
Unknown: Michael Fish.
Producer: Dick Colthurst
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News With Moira Stuart. Followed by On the Record

The Conservatives want to be the party of the family. Home Office Minister Angela Rumbold , MP, talks to Jonathan Dimbleby. Reports from Niall Dickson. Editor Glenwyn Benson


Unknown: Angela Rumbold
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Niall Dickson.
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes. Mark gets himself into big trouble with the law.
(Ceefax subtitles)

: The Sandpiper

Richard Burton , Elizabeth Taylor Unconventional artist
Laura Reynolds meets strait-laced
Dr Edward Hewitt , whose initial antagonism to her lifestyle turns to fierce attraction.
Director Vincente Minnelli
● FILMS: pages 29-34


Unknown: Richard Burton
Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Artist: Laura Reynolds
Unknown: Dr Edward Hewitt
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Laura Reynolds: Elizabeth Taylor
Dr Edward Hewitt: Richard Burton
Claire Hewitt: Eva Marie Saint
Cos Erickson: Charles Bronson
Ward Hendricks: Robert Webber

: Red and Blue

An animated double bill.

: The Clothes Show

Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin in Paris preview clothes for spring/summer 91 from the world's top designers, and examine the city's second-hand couture and dress hire.
Producer Colette Byrne
Executive producer Roger Casstles
● MAGAZINE: £1.00, from newsagents.


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

: Hearts of Gold

Devised and presented by Esther Rantzen with Michael Groth.
Starring unsung heroes and heroines, with special guests
Floella Benjamin , Joe Brown and Dr Alan Maryon Davis. Director Phil Chilvers
Series producer Jane Etsdon-Dew


Presented By: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Michael Groth.
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Joe Brown
Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis.
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: Jane Etsdon-Dew

: Lifeline

Actor Anthony Andrews appeals on behalf of the Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy, which provides residential courses for handicapped and disturbed young people. Cliff Michelmore and Lynette Lithgow report on charity news. Producer Jill Dawson
0 DONATIONS: to [address removed]


Unknown: Anthony Andrews
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Lynette Lithgow
Producer: Jill Dawson
Unknown: Anthony Andrews

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Songs of Praise

Young people from around the world come to Taize in Burgundy to seek God in a community of monks founded 50 years ago by Brother Roger , who still leads them. Presented by Pam Rhodes. Producer David Kremer Editor Roger Hutchings


Unknown: Brother Roger
Presented By: Pam Rhodes.
Producer: David Kremer
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Last of the Summer Wine

Starring Bill Owen
Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde
Roll On. Foggy refuses to accept that they are too old for barrel rolling. Written by Roy Clarke.
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell


Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Written By: Roy Clarke.
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
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Eli: Danny O'Dea

: Howards' Way

9: Kate is questioned by the police.Frere poses a problem for Lynne.
Episode written by Raymond Thompson Series producer Gerard Glaister Director Marcus D F White
0 TV WATCH: page 15
* FEATURE: page 19


Written By: Raymond Thompson
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 Rolfe: Lana Morris
Gerald Urquhart: Ivor Danvers
Bill Sayers: Robert Vahey
Robert Hastings: Paul Jerricho
Laura Wilde: Kate O'Mara
Admiral Redfern: Michael Denison
Leo Howard: Edward Highmore
Abby Hudson: Cindy Shelley
Lynne Dupont: Tracey Childs
Orrin Hudson: Jeff Harding
Jenny Richards: Charmian Gradwell
Tony Munro: John Rhean
Pierre Challon: James Coombes

: Bread

Mrs Boswell is concerned about
Grandad, and Aveline is desperate for work. Written by Carla Lane.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs


Unknown: Mrs Boswell
Written By: Carla Lane.
Producer: John B Hobbs
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Leonora Campbell: Deborah Grant
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Martina: Pamela Power
Lilo Lill: Eileen Pollock
Woman in DSS office: Francesca Linden
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Irenee: Sharon Byatt
Freddie Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Roxy: Joanna Phillips Lane
Oswald: Giles Watling

: The Green Man

A ghost story in three episodes written by Malcolm Bradbury from the novel by Kingsley Amis . Starring Albert Finney Michael Hordern
1: Maurice Allington has two addictions - women and alcohol - and he's in the ideal business to indulge them both. He runs a successful country restaurant called the Green Man. It is supposed to be haunted, although no one's seen a ghost for years, but now Maurice starts to see them.
Producer David Snodin
Director Elijah Moshinsky


Written By: Malcolm Bradbury
Novel By: Kingsley Amis
Unknown: Albert Finney
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Unknown: Maurice Allington
Producer: David Snodin
Director: Elijah Moshinsky
Maurice: Albert Finney
Gramps: Michael Hordern
Joyce: Linda Marlowe
Diana: Sarah Berger
Jack: Nicky Henson
Lucy: Josie Lawrence
Nick: Michael Grandage
Amy: Natalie Morse
Underhill: Michael Culver
David: Robert Schofield
Professor Burgess: R J Bell
Mrs Klinger: Sandra Caron
Mr Klinger: Brian Greene
Undertaker: John Evitts
Punter: Reggie Oliver
Mrs Underhill: Anna Skye
Clement Freud, Bernard Levin: Themselves

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Michael Fish

: Heart of the Matter: Divided We Stand

Germany is reunited. Now begins the process of reconciliation. How difficult will this be, not only between East and West Germans but among East Germans themselves, who are having to come to terms with the death of a country, a system, a set of values - a way of life? Tonight Joan Bakewell highlights their fears and anxieties and explores the psychological effects and the social implications of reunification and reconciliation.


Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Director: Rizu Hamid
Series Producer: Olga Edridge

: The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

A comedy-drama series from America starring Blair Brown Here Are a Few Variations on a Sexual Theme. Sometimes you can have just too many lovers knocking on your door. Molly (Blair Brown ) begins to feel spoilt for choice - but is there a happy ending in any of her encounters?


Unknown: Blair Brown
Unknown: Blair Brown

: Clean Slate

The education magazine returns with Mike Baker , the BBC's education correspondent, reporting on the great reading debate; the Rt Hon John MacGregor , MP,
Secretary of State for Education, is questioned on current public concern about schools and teachers; and Joseph Fernandez ,
Chancellor of Schools in New York, discusses his problems. With Jackie Spreckley.


Unknown: Mike Baker
Unknown: John MacGregor
Unknown: Joseph Fernandez
Unknown: Jackie Spreckley.

: Mahabharat

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

: Weather

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