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: Through the Garden Gate

Dennis Cornish visits people who grow fuchsias as professionals, as prize-winning amateurs - and someone who sells them to raise money for handicapped children. Producer David Spires (R)
0 GARDENING: page 29


Unknown: Dennis Cornish
Producer: David Spires

: Inigo

Fr Bill Hewett travels to the Basque country to introduce more spiritual exercises of St Ignatius. The workshop looks at ways of coping with anger.
Director Ann Richardson Producer Chris Loughlin


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

: This Is the Day

Paul Boateng , MP, is the speaker in this morning's time of prayer and reflection, when Noel Battye joins
Mary Lewis in her home in north-west London. Reading: Hosea 6, vv 1-6. Director Valetta Stallabrass Producer Chris Loughlin


Unknown: Paul Boateng
Unknown: Noel Battye
Unknown: Mary Lewis
Director: Valetta Stallabrass
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: A Vous la France!

French for beginners.
6: Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones explain times, time-tables and tickets. Producer David Wilson (R)
0 SUPPORT MATERIALS: book, same tiVe, £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

: Espafia Viva

Spanish for beginners.
6: Yolanda Vazquez travels to Madrid. Producer David Wilson (R)
0 SUPPORT MATERIALS: book, same title,
£7.99, student workbook, £4.99, two cassettes £5.99each, 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 Wilson

: You and 92

How the new European Single Market might affect you in 1992. You and Your Health. With
Alan Watson and Dick Taverne. Series editor Christopher Capron
A Capron production for BBCtv (R)
0 BOOKLET: send a 38p A4 sae to, [address removed]
0 HEALTH: page 25


Unknown: Alan Watson
Unknown: Dick Taverne.
Editor: Christopher Capron

: Business Matters

The first of two special reports' on eastern Europe.
Counter Revolutions. Western retailers are marching in to the new eastern Europe. But as food subsidies are removed, consumers face inflation and unemployment. So is there real spending power in these fledgling market economies? John Humphrys meets western retailers who believe there is. Producer David Dawson (R)
● VIDEO: a training video based on this programme, £286.35, is available in January. Please contact, BBC Training Videos on [number removed].


Unknown: John Humphrys
Producer: David Dawson

: Help Your Child with Reading

In the third of eight programmes,
Maggie Philbin shows how children under 5 can learn to recognise print in their everyday lives. (R)
0 ADVICE LINE: freefone 0[number removed]on Tuesday from 7.00pm to 9.00pm.
● BOOK: same title, C5,99, from booksellers.
● FREE BOOKLET: send a large 27p sae to,
[address removed].


Unknown: Maggie Philbin

: See Hear!

The magazine programme which reflects the concerns and interests of the deaf community. Presented in sign language by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason. Sign language interpreters: John Lee and Brenda Mackay. Series producer Ian Woolf


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

: Country File

The legacy of Britain's industrial heritage in the north west of England is some of the worst dereliction in Europe - land scarred and polluted by every kind of spoil and debris. But as John Craven and Rupert Segar report, these wastelands could offer hope in the battle to preserve flora and fauna. Including at 12.55pm the weather for the week ahead with Bernard Davey. Producer Alan Miller
Editor Michael Fitzgerald


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Rupert Segar
Unknown: Bernard Davey.
Producer: Alan Miller
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Followed by On the Record
On the eve of the World Climate
Conference which will decide what the world's governments must do to avert ecological disaster, environmentalist Jonathon Porritt debates live in the studio with the Rt Hon Chris Patten , MP, Secretary of State for the Environment, on whether Britain is doing enough. Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole. Producer lain Picton
Editor Glenwyn Benson


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Jonathon Porritt
Unknown: Chris Patten
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes.
All John and Jules can think of is poker. Arthur desperately tries to protect Mark from the police.
(Ceefax Subtitles)

: Warlock

Henry Fonda , Richard Widmark The citizens of the small town of Warlock hire a professional gunfighter to be their marshal in this tense psychological western.
Screenplay by Robert Alan Aurthur Director Edward Dmytryk
0 FILMS: pages 49-54


Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: Richard Widmark
Unknown: Robert Alan Aurthur
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Blaisdell: Henry Fonda
Gannon: Richard Widmark
Morgan: Anthony Quinn
Lily Dollar: Dorothy Malone
Jessie: Dolores Michaels
Judge Holloway: Wallace Ford
Abe McQuown: Tom Drake
Bacon: Richard Arlen
Curley: de Forest Kelley

: Popeye

Capers with the cartoon sailor. (R)

: The Clothes Show

Swimming hats you can wear on dry land, sculptured leather jackets, the latest ski wear, young designers in Coventry and news of The
Clothes Show/Brother Knitting Competition. With Selina Scott , Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Sheryl Simms.
Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Casstles
0 MAGAZINE: £1.00, from newsagents.


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Sheryl Simms.
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Hearts of Gold

Devised and presented by Esther Rantzen with Michael Groth.
Today's guests are athlete Fatima Whitbread and author Jilly Cooper. Director Phil Chilvers
Series producer Jane Elsdon-Dew


Presented By: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Michael Groth.
Unknown: Fatima Whitbread
Unknown: Jilly Cooper.
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: Jane Elsdon-Dew

: Sum Chance

In York, Rowntree's factory shift leader, Pat Reed , explains how maths helped her with her orange creams. With Carol Vorderman.
Narrated by Peter Jones. Producer Jonathan Drori
0 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


Leader: Pat Reed
Unknown: Carol Vorderman.
Unknown: Peter Jones.
Producer: Jonathan Drori

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Songs of Praise

Alan Titchmarsh travels to the Suffolk coast to join the congregation of the church of St Edmund King and Martyr at Southwold.
Hymns: Praise to the Holiest in the Height (Gerontius); Angel Voices
Ever Singing (Angel Voices); Lord for Tomorrow and Its Needs
(Providence); Come On and Celebrate; Amazing Grace; The Servant King; Great Is Thy
Faithfulness; The Day Thou Gavest Lord Is Ended (St Clement). Producer David Kremer Editor Roger Hutchings


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: David Kremer
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Last of the Summer Wine

Last in the comedy series written by Roy Clarke. Starring Bill Owen Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde
A Landlady for Smiler. Compo can see a benefit for Smiler.
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
Nora: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Smiler: Stephen Lewis
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan

: Howards' Way

10: Tony's secret stuns Jack.
Episode written by Mervyn Haisman Producer Tony Rowe Director Robert Reed


Written By: Mervyn Haisman
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
LynneDupont: Tracey Childs
Jenny Richards: Charmian Gradwell
Tony Munro: John Rhean
Pierre Challon: James Coombes

: Bread

The last in the series by Carla Lane. Adrian is struggling with love again.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs
● COMEDY: page 12


Unknown: Carla Lane.
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Freddie Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Mrs Cullen: Sylvia Gatrill
Irenee: Sharon Byatt
Leonora Campbell: Deborah Grant
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Martina: Pamela Power
Mr Cullen: Tony Nyland
Oswald: Giles Watling
Lilo: Lilleileen Pollock

: The Green Man

A ghost story in three episodes written by Malcolm Bradbury from the novel by Kingsley Amis . Starring Albert Finney
2: The ghost of Dr Underhill makes Maurice an intriguing promise.
Producer David Snodin
Director Elijah Moshinsky
0 DRAMA: page 9


Written By: Malcolm Bradbury
Novel By: Kingsley Amis
Unknown: Albert Finney
Producer: David Snodin
Director: Elijah Moshinsky
Maurice: Albert Finney
Joyce: Linda Marlowe
Diana: Sarah Berger
Jack: Nicky Henson
Lucy: Josie Lawrence
Nick: Michael Grandage
Sonnenschein: Nickolas Grace
Amy: Natalie Morse
Underhill: Michael Culver
David: Robert Schofield
Duerinckx-Williams: John Burgess
Punter: Peter Treganna
Mr Klinger: Brian Greene
Mrs Klinger: Sandra Caron

: News

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Heart of the Matter

The Frozen Few. Thomas Donaldson is fighting for his right to die, that he may live forever. He is part of the Cryonics Movement in America, whose members wish to be frozen after death. Since a tumour is destroying his brain he wants to be frozen while he is still alive, in the hope that medical science in the future will be able to restore him to life, and treat the now lethal tumour. Joan Bakewell examines people's fears of death and the motivation which drives the frozen few.
Director Claire Hobday
Series producer Olga Edridge


Unknown: Thomas Donaldson
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Director: Claire Hobday
Producer: Olga Edridge

: The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

A comedy-drama series from America starring Blair Brown
Here Comes that Cold Wind off the River. Sometimes your family just amaze you with their behaviour.


Unknown: Blair Brown
Molly Dodd: Blair Brown
Florence Allyn: Ann McLerie
Davey: James Greene
Moss: David Strathairn
Fred: William Converse-Roberts
Mamie: Sandie Faison
Edgar: Richard Venture

: Clean Slate

The education magazine.
Jackie Spreckley explores the controversy over the introduction of specialised 'magnet' schools in the London Borough of Wandsworth, and John Buckley reports from New York on these schools designed to 'magnetically' attract bright and motivated pupils. In Platform,
Professor Stephen Hawking , author of the book A Brief History of Time, makes a plea through his computer for better facilities for the disabled.


Unknown: Jackie Spreckley
Unknown: John Buckley
Unknown: Professor Stephen Hawking

: Mahabharat

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

: Weather

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