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: Through the Garden Gate

Nurseryman Dennis Cornish visits Cecil Wyatt 's Dartmoor nursery, where he has produced many popular varieties of garden pinks. Producer David Spires (R) 0 GARDENING: page 26


Unknown: Dennis Cornish
Unknown: Cecil Wyatt
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 BOOK: a booklet is available price C2,50, from: [address removed]


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

: This Is the Day

Norma Cradock visits Cliff and Nita Vawda in Sutton Coldfield to explore with them the meaning of God's new covenant with his people. The speaker is Mandy Parson.
Reading: Jeremiah 31, vv 31-34. Producer Diane Reid
Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Norma Cradock
Unknown: Nita Vawda
Unknown: Mandy Parson.
Producer: Diane Reid
Editor: Helen Alexander

: A Vous la France!

French for beginners.
8: Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones explain how to make a choice in shops and ask about the leisure activities of the French. Producer David Wilson (R)
0 APPLICATION FORMS: for the achievement test are available from local adult education test centres. For your nearest centre, write to
[address removed].
0 SUPPORT MATERIALS: book, same title,


Unknown: Patrick Simpson-Jones
Producer: David Wilson

: Espana Viva

Spanish for beginners.
8: Yolanda Vazquez shows how to order in a restaurant and in one of Madrid's famous tapas bars. Producer David Wilson (R)
SUPPORT MATERIALS: book, £7.99, two cassettes £5.99 each, student workbook, 44.99, from retailers. Computer software £31.63, please call [number removed]. For teachers' notes: please send a cheque/po for £2.50, payable to
BSS to, Espana Viva ', [address removed]


Unknown: Yolanda Vazquez
Producer: David Wilson
Unknown: Espana Viva

: You and 92

How the new European Single
Market might affect you in 1992. You and Your Environment. With
Alan Watson and Dick Taverne. Series editor Christopher Capron
A Capron production for BBCtv (R)


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

: A Way with Numbers

As Long as a Piece of String. In the first of 20 programmes
Carol Vorderman and Johnny Ball aim to improve confidence in coping with everyday calculations. Producer Dave Thomas Editor George Auckland
(More maths help in 'Sum Chance' at 4.40pm)


Unknown: Carol Vorderman
Unknown: Johnny Ball
Producer: Dave Thomas
Editor: George Auckland

: Help Your Child with Reading

In the fourth of eight programmes, Maggie Philbin shows how sharing a story can stimulate children's interest in reading and help develop a love of books.
Series producer Jenny Stevens (R)
ADVICE LINE, freefone [number removed] today, from 12.05pm to 2.05pm.
* BOOK: same title, £5.99, from booksellers.


Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Producer: Jenny Stevens

: See Hear!

The magazine programme for the deaf community with a special report on advertising. Presented in sign language by Maureen Demark and Clive Mason , Interpreters: Brenda Mackay and John Lee. Series producer Bryn Brooks


Unknown: Maureen Demark
Unknown: Clive Mason
Unknown: Brenda MacKay
Unknown: John Lee.

: Country File

John Craven investigates the facts behind how much we pay for our daily bread. Including at 12.55pm the weather for the week ahead with John Kettley. Producer Alan Miller
Editor Michael Fitzgerald


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: John Kettley.
Producer: Alan Miller
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Followed by On the Record
Iraq's invasion of Kuwait united the international community against
Saddam Hussein. But now serious questions are being asked about whether sanctions will work and if war is now inevitable. Should the west use the stick or the carrot in its dealings with Iraq?
Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole. Producer Mark Dowd
Editor Glenwyn Benson


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Saddam Hussein.
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.
Producer: Mark Dowd
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes. Eddie tells Kathy the disturbing truth about his past. * CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: The Thirty-Nine Steps

Starring Robert Powell
1914: with Europe on the brink of war, engineer Richard Hannay is embroiled in a deadly conspiracy.
Screenplay by Michael Robson based on the novel by John Buchan Director Don Sharp
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 43


Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Richard Hannay
Unknown: Michael Robson
Novel By: John Buchan
Director: Don Sharp
Unknown: Barry Norman
Richard Hannay: Robert Powell
Appleton: David Warner
Chief Supt Lomas: Eric Porter
Alexandra: Karen Dotrice
Scudder: John Mills
Sir Walter Bullivant: George Baker
Bayliss: Ronald Pickup

: Sum Chance

Carol Vorderman shows how numbers crop up in music. Meanwhile, Dorothy Johnson and her gospel choir sing the praises of the helpline.
Director David McNab
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 [number removed] CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Carol Vorderman
Unknown: Dorothy Johnson
Director: David McNab
Producer: Jonathan Drori

: The Clothes Show

This week there's a look at how museums are raising funds by selling clothes, fun and fashionable wigs, and a re-styled
Caryn Franklin. With Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Sheryl Simms. Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Cassties
0 MAGAZINE: £1.00, from newsagents.


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

: Schofield's Europe

A lively and entertaining look at
Europe today with Phillip Schofield. The South of France. Featuring a 12-year-old mayor, and a pioneering Aids researcher. Schofield meets
007 Timothy Dalton at the Cannes Film Festival, and Chris Waddle at soccer club Olympic Marseille. He also confronts French traffic, has an encounter with some novel seafood, and a fascinating lesson in the etiquette of kissing.
Directors Christopher Morris , Mandy Temple Executive producer Eric Rowan
0 TRAVEL: page 23


Unknown: Phillip Schofield.
Unknown: Timothy Dalton
Unknown: Chris Waddle
Directors: Christopher Morris
Producer: Eric Rowan

: The Chronicles of Narnia

An adaptation of the classic children's stories by C S Lewis. The Silver Chair, Eustace and Jill, two unhappy children, are called back to the magical land of Narnia. They face more adventures when
Asian, the great lion, entrusts them with a new task.
Producer Paul Stone Director Alex Kirby
* CHILDREN: page 6


Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Alex Kirby
Eustace: David Thwaites
Jill: Camilla Power
Bully: Tat Whalley
Aslan: Ailsa Berk
Aslan: William Todd-Jones
Aslan's voice: Ronald Pickup
King Caspian: Geoffrey Russell
Prince Rilian: Richard Henders
Trumpkin: Big Mick
Glimfeather: Warwick Davis
Centaur: William Todd-Jones

: Lifeline

Maggie Philbin appeals on behalf of SKILL: National Bureau for
Students with Disabilities.
Cliff Michelmore and Lynette Lithgow report on the latest charity news. Producer Jill Dawson


Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Lynette Lithgow
Producer: Jill Dawson

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Songs of Praise

Debbie Thrower visits St Mary's
Church, Swansea, rebuilt after wartime bombing and visits a Welsh-speaking school, Ysgol Bryn-y -Mor. Hymns: God We Praise You, God We Bless You (Hyfrydol); Jesu Lover of My Soul (Aberystwyth); O! Tyred I'n Gwaredu, lesu Da (Bro Aber); God is Love, His the Care (Theodoric);
Meekness and Majesty; 0 Thou Who Camest from Above (Hereford); Join All the Glorious Names (Darwall's
148th); Send Me Out from Here Lord. Producers David Kremer , Iwan Russell-Jones


Unknown: Debbie Thrower
Unknown: Ysgol Bryn-Y
Unknown: Jesu Lover
Producers: David Kremer
Producers: Iwan Russell-Jones

: You Rang M'Lord?

A comedy series by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.
Starring Paul Shane
Jeffrey Holland , Su Pollard
Trouble at Mill. The workers at Lord
Meldrum's factory go on strike.
Director/Producer David Croft


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft.
Unknown: Paul Shane
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Su Pollard
Producer: David Croft
Alf Stokes: Paul Shane
James Twelvetrees: Jeffrey Holland
Ivy Teasdale: Su Pollard
Lord Meldrum: Donald Hewlett
The Hon Teddy: Michael Knowles
PC Wilson: Bill Pertwee
Mrs Lipton: Brenda Cowling
Lady Lavender: Mavis Pugh
Poppy: Susie Brann
Cissy: Catherine Rabett
Henry: Perry Benson
Mabel: Barbara New
Lady Agatha: Angela Scoular
Sir Ralph: John Horsley
Madge Cartwright: Yvonne Marsh
Mr Foster: Michael Lees
Girl: Eve Bland
Jock: Stuart McGugan
Sergeant: Ben Aris
Stanley Baldwin: Patrick Blackwell

: Howards' Way

The sea-faring jet set drama. 12: In Bermuda Charles and Hudson Sr clash over the will.
Episode written by Ray Thompson Producer Tony Rowe Director Robert Reed


Written By: Ray Thompson
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

: House of Cards: 1

Michael Dobbs's satirical view of British party politics in the not-too-distant future in four parts, by award-winning dramatist Andrew Davies. Starring Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker

'Who will be the next Prime Minister?' Francis Urquhart, the party's Machiavellian Chief Whip, sets to work on a dark and devious plan for ultimate power.
Feature: page 37
(Ceefax subtitles)


Author: Michael Dobbs
Dramatised by: Andrew Davies
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Paul Seed
Francis Urquhart: Ian Richardson
Mattie Storin: Susannah Harker
Henry Collingridge: David Lyon
Elizabeth Urquhart: Diane Fletcher
Roger O'Neill: Miles Anderson
Penny Guy: Alphonsia Emmanuel
Lord Billsborough: Nicholas Selby
Stamper: Colin Jeavons
Stephen Kendrick: Tommy Boyle
Greville Preston: John Hartley
John Krajewski: William Chubb
Michael Samuels: Damien Thomas
Patrick Woo/ton: Malcolm Tierney
Charles Collingridge: James Villiers
Anne Collingridge: Isabelle Amyes
Sir Jasper Grainger: John Arnatt
Biggman: Jeff Nuttall
Stoat: Raymond Mason
Jhabwala: Tariq Yunus
Landless: Kenny Ireland
Treasurer: Frank Williams
Blackhead: Gertan Klauber
Newsreader: Angela Rippon
Speaker: Colin Dudley
Secretary: Henrietta Voigts
Harold Earle: Kenneth Gilbert
McKenzie: Christopher Owen
Bank manager: Nadim Sawalha
Junior Health Minister: Sally Faulkner
Charles Goodman: David Blake Kelly

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: An American love affair 3 April 2016

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Heart of the Matter

Just War. Does the Church have a moral duty to push for peace? Joan Bakewell asks church leaders, veterans and families of hostages in Iraq whether we should go to war. Director Rizu Hamid
Series producer Olga Edridge


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Director: Rizu Hamid
Producer: Olga Edridge

: The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

Here's a Side-Effect of Serious Moonlight. Molly (Blair Brown ) tries to forget a legacy.


Unknown: Blair Brown

: Clean Slate

The education magazine, with Jackie Spreckley.


Unknown: Jackie Spreckley.

: The Sky at Night

Professor Michael Rowan-Robinson of Queen Mary and Westfield
College discusses developments in the study of the Great Wall and the Great Attractor with Patrick Moore. Producer Pieter Morpurgo


Unknown: Professor Michael Rowan-Robinson
Unknown: Patrick Moore.
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Mahabharat

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

: Weather

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