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: Through the Garden Gate

West Country nurseryman Dennis Cornish visits Headland at the mouth of the River Fowey. Producer David Spires (R)
0 GARDENING: page 20


Unknown: Dennis Cornish
Unknown: River Fowey.
Producer: David Spires

: Inigo

The last in this series looking at the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius, introduced by Fr Bill Hewett from
Inigo's homeland of northern Spain. Director Ann Richardson Producer Chris Loughlin
0 BOOKLET: to accompany the series is available price £2.50, from, [address removed].


Introduced By: Fr Bill Hewett
Director: Ann Richardson
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: This Is the Day

Tony Phelan joins bereavement counsellor Carolyn Brodribb for a simple service at her home in Plymouth. The speaker is the Rev Dave Pole.
Reading: Psalm 121. Producer Stephen Lynas Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Tony Phelan
Unknown: Carolyn Brodribb
Unknown: Dave Pole.
Producer: Stephen Lynas
Editor: Helen Alexander

: A Vous la France!

French for beginners.
9: Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones show how to talk about the sports you enjoy.
Producer David Wilson (R)
SUPPORT MATERIALS: book, same title, £7,99, student workbook, £4.99, cassettes or records £5. 99 from retailers. Computer software £31.63. please call [number removed].


Unknown: Patrick Simpson-Jones
Producer: David Wilson

: Espana Viva

Spanish for beginners.
9: Yolanda Vazquez shows how to shop for clothes and souvenirs. Producer David Wilson (R)
* SUPPORT MATERIALS: ooo*, same title, £7.99, two cassettes £5.99 each, student workbook, C4.99, from retailers. For teachers notes please send a cheque/po for £2.50, payable to BSS to, [address removed]
0 COURSES: for a list of residential courses based on 'España Viva send an sae to:
[address removed]


Unknown: Yolanda Vazquez
Producer: David Wilson

: You and 92

You and Your Home. Alan Watson and Dick Taverne ask what effect the Single European Market may have on where you live. Editor Christopher Capron
A Capron production for BBCtv (R)
* BOOKLET: please send 38p A4 sae to, [address removed]


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

: A Way with Numbers

Cash in Hand. How can you make sure you're never short-changed? In the second of 20 programmes providing practical help with everyday maths, Carol Vorderman looks at money matters. With Johnny Ball. Producer Dave Thomas
Editor George Auckland
ADVICE LINE: for a free leaflet and information about local help call the free 24-hour telephone helpline on [number removed] BOOK: same title, £4.99, from booksellers.


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

: Help Your Child with Reading

In the fifth of eight programmes, Maggie Philbin gives some guidance on how parents can support their children as they master the skill of reading. Series producer Jenny Stevens (R)
ADVICE LINE: freefone [number removed] today, from 12.05-2.05pm
BOOK: same title, £5.99, from booksellers
BOOKLET: send large 27p sae to, 'Help Your Child with Reading', BBC Education, [address removed]


Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Producer: Jenny Stevens

: See Hear!

The magazine programme for the deaf community. Presented in sign language by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason. Interpreters: Brenda Mackay and John Lee. Series producer Bryn Brooks


Unknown: Maureen Denmark
Unknown: Clive Mason.
Unknown: Brenda MacKay
Unknown: John Lee.
Producer: Bryn Brooks

: Country File

After the great storm of 1987 many feared parts of our countryside would never recover. But in National Tree Week, John Craven looks at how the storms of recent years may have blown us some good after all. Including at 12.55pm the weather for the week ahead with Ian McCaskill. Producer David Wallace Editor Michael Fitzgerald
0 NATURE: page 10


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Ian McCaskill.
Producer: David Wallace
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Followed by On the Record
As the Government presides over rising crime and falling public confidence in the police and prisons, the Home Secretary, the Rt Hon David Waddington , MP, talks to Jonathan Dimbleby. Report by Martha Kearney. With John Cole. Producer Kathy McGill Editor Glenwyn Benson


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: David Waddington
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: John Cole.
Producer: Kathy McGill
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes.
Frank and his sister Joan must try to get on better.
Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence's Kind of Day: page 106
(Ceefax subtitles)

: Snooker

David Vine introduces coverage of the Stormseal UK Championships from the Guild Hall, Preston.


Introduces: David Vine

: The Clothes Show

An astrologer, a colour analyst and a wardrobe adviser restyle Caryn Franklin , and a new look is called for by the BBC Singers. Presented by Selina Scott , Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Sheryl Simms. Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Casstles
0 GLORIA: page 9


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

: Schofield's Europe

Phillip Schofield. Finland. Featuring top band the Sleepy Sleepers. Producer Richard Simkin
Executive producer Eric Rowan


Unknown: Phillip Schofield.
Producer: Richard Simkin
Producer: Eric Rowan

: The Chronicles of Narnia

An adaptation of the classic children's stories by C S Lewis. The Silver Chair dramatised by Alan Seymour. 2: Jill and Eustace have missed the first sign but their owl friend Glimfeather promises to take them to meet a Marsh-wiggle.
Producer Paul Stone Director Alex Kirby
* CHILDREN: page 9


Dramatised By: Alan Seymour.
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Alex Kirby
Eustace: David Thwaites
Jill: Camilla Power
Glimfeather: Warwick Davis
Second Owl: Mike Edmonds
Prince Rilian: Richard Henders
Lord Drinian: Roy Boyd
Green Lady: Barbara Kellermann
King Caspian: Geoffrey Russell
Puddleglum: Tom Baker
Dragon: Ailsa Berk

: Sum Chance

Joe Buchanan, from Dundee, has spent half of his life behind bars. But the mathematics he learned in jail has opened doors to new opportunities.
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: Joe Buchanan
Director: David McNab
Producer: Jonathan Drori

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Songs of Praise

As Glasgow moves to the climax of its year as European City of Culture, Ian Gall returns to his roots. Musical culture in the shape of hymns, old and new, comes from the City's art gallery and museum. Hymns: Behold! The Mountain of the Lord (Glasgow); Praise My Soul the King of Heaven; All Creatures of My God and King (Lasst Uns Erfreuen); Take My hands; The Ground of Goodness (Govan Old); The Spirit Lives to Set Us Free. Producer Stuart Miller Editor Roger Hutchings


Unknown: Ian Gall
Producer: Stuart Miller
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: You Rang M'Lord?

A comedy series by Jimmy Perry and David Croft starring Paul Shane Jeffrey Holland , Su Pollard
Money Talks. Lady Lavender throws handfuls of pound notes out of the window to an organ-grinder.
Director/Producer David Croft


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Paul Shane
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
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
Bishop: Frank Williams
Chaplain: Robbie Barnett
Organ-grinder: Paddy Joyce

: Howards' Way

The last in the series.
Changes for Jack and Charles, duplicity from Abby and Orrin.
Episode written by Ray Thompson Series producer Gerard Glaister Director Robert Reed
* DRAMA: page 4


Written By: Ray Thompson
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Robert Reed
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

Michael Dobbs's satirical view of British party politics in the not-too-distant future, by award-winning dramatist Andrew Davies , starring
Ian Richardson , Susannah Harker 2: Urquhart's plans to undermine the new Prime Minister gather force. The Conservative conference begins.
Producer Ken Riddington DirectorPaul Seed
● DRAMA: page 4


Dramatist: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Ian Richardson
Unknown: Susannah Harker
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Paul Seed
Francis Urquhart: Ian Richardson
Mattie Storin: Susannah Harker
Elizabeth Urquhart: Diane Fletcher
Henry Collingridge: David Lyon
Anne Collingridge: Isabelle Amyes
Roger O'Neill: Miles Anderson
Penny Guy: Alphonsia Emmanuel
Lord Billsborough: Nicholas Selby
Patrick Woolton: Malcolm Tierney
Michael Samuels: Damien Thomas
McKenzie: Christopher Owen
Harold Earle: Kenneth Gilbert
Charles Collingridge: James Villiers
Ben Landless: Kenny Ireland
Stamper: Colin Jeavons
John Krajewski: William Chubb
Greville Preston: John Hartley
Kevin Spence: Richard Brain
Political secretary: Peter Gale
Interviewer: Geoffrey Bateman
PR girl: Justine Glenton
Sir Jasper Grainger: John Arnatt
Dr Christian: Hugh Dickson

: News

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Everyman

Land of Hope and Glory. 'I've got a tune that will knock 'em, knock 'em flat', said Elgar, of the melody we know as Land of Hope and Glory. It is a song that brings a lump to the throat for millions when it is sung at the Proms and has become a second national anthem. In time of war it becomes a rallying cry. And yet for many it is aggressive and outdated and belongs to an imperial past that bears no relation to the Britain of today. Everyman dips a toe in to the current waters of patriotism by taking a fresh look at an old song through the eyes of five people in and around this year's Last Night of the Proms. Producer David Willcock Editor Jane Drabble
0 DOCUMENTARY: page 12


Producer: David Willcock
Editor: Jane Drabble

: The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

Here's a Message from Your Local Bag Lady, A confrontation with a down-and-out leads to more aggravation for Molly (
Blair Brown ). Why is she so unpopular?


Unknown: Blair Brown

: Snooker

Action from the closing stages of today's two fifth-round matches in the UK Championships from the Guild Hall, Preston. Commentary by Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton. Summaries by John Spencer and Ray Edmonds.


Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: Ray Edmonds.

: Clean Slate

The education magazine.
Britain's under-5's get one of the worst deals in Europe. Jackie Spreckley investigates.

: Mahabharat

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

: Weather

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