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: Open University

6.45 Religion: Sikhs in Britain
7.10 In the Topper Mould 7.35 New Hips for Old 8.00 Animal Physiology: Walking and Running 8.25 Maths Methods: Applying Matrices

: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Dot Stop. Today's story is Papa Pasta by Robin Haldane. With
Rebecca Higgins and Will Brenton. A Felgate production for BBCtv * PAYDAYS MAGAZINE: 45p. on sale Wednesday.


Unknown: Robin Haldane.
Unknown: Rebecca Higgins
Unknown: Will Brenton.

: Movable Feasts

Equal Rights. Michael sharpens up his image to visit a Sikh temple, but was it necessary?


Michael: Kieran Cunningham
Robert: Colin Kerrigan
Sam: Sayan Akaddas

: This Is the Day

As the Methodist
Conference meets in Bolton, Tony Phelan is at the home of the chairman of the local district. He also talks to the Rev Ron Hoar , the new president, about his year of office.


Unknown: Tony Phelan
Unknown: Ron Hoar

: Country File

John Craven opens the weekly file on the latest countryside stories, with up-to-date coverage of rural, environmental and agricultural issues.
Plus at 10.25 the week's weather for farmers.


Unknown: John Craven

: Sign Extra

This week a programme from the Nature series, looking at the problems of supplying water to meet the rapidly increasing demand. With Sign language interpretation by John Lee.


Unknown: John Lee.

: Cricket Second Test

England v West Indies Tony Lewis introduces live coverage of the fourth day's play in the Second Cornhill Insurance Test from Lord's. Commentary by Richie Benaud and Jack Bannister. Summaries by Ray Illingworth and Geoff Boycott.


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Geoff Boycott.

: News

Followed by On the Record
With recession and rapidly rising unemployment, has the Chancellor enough time to put the economy right before the next election? The Rt Hon Norman Lamont , MP talks to
Jonathan Dimbleby. With John Cole.


Unknown: Norman Lamont
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: John Cole.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)

: Dallas

The Odessa File. Private detectives have traced
Sheila Foley to a private institution in Odessa.


Unknown: Sheila Foley
Bobby: Patrick Duffy
JR: Larry Hagman
Michelle: Kimberly Foster
Carter McKay: George Kennedy
Cliff: Ken Kercheval
LeeAnn De La Vega: Barbara Eden

: Diamond Head

Drama starring
Charlton Heston
Yvette Mimieux
Ruthless landowner
Richard Howland faces both emotional and physical threats to his Hawaiian dynasty.
Director Guy Green
0 FILMS: pages 27-34


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Yvette Mimieux
Unknown: Richard Howland
Director: Guy Green
Richard Howland: Charlton Heston
Sloan Howland: Yvette Mimieux
Dr Dean Kahana: George Chakiris
Mei Chen: France Nuyen
Paul Kahana: James Darren
Kapiolani Kahana: Aline MacMahon
Laura Beckett: Elizabeth Allen
Judge Blanding: Vaughn Taylor
Yamagata: Richard Loo
Bobbie Chen: Marc Marno
Emekona: Philip Ahn

: Cartoons

Stanley and the Dinosaurs Prehistoric music, comedy and song.

: Masterchef

In the first of the semi-finals to find the best amateur chef in Britain three contestants bid for success. Testing and tasting the dishes with Loyd Grossman are actor
Derek Nimmo and Sally Clarke , chef/proprietor of Clarke's restaurant in London.
Director/Producer Richard Bryan
Executive producer Bradley Adams
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Sally Clarke
Producer: Richard Bryan
Producer: Bradley Adams

: Lifeline

Paul Heiney appeals on behalf of Counsel and Care for the Elderly which offers help to older people and their carers. Cliff Michelmore and Lynette Lithgow report on the latest charity news.
Producer Jill Dawson
* DONATIONS TO: Paul Heiney , [address removed]


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Lynette Lithgow
Producer: Jill Dawson
Unknown: Paul Heiney

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Praise Be!

Thora Hird shares your choices and recollections with her screen nephew from ITV's In Loving Memory, Billy, alias Christopher Beeny.
Hymns: Glory to God (Highwood); One More Step; Dear Lord and Father (Repton); All Things Bright and Beautiful; Surrexit
Christus Alleluia; Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven; Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Blaenwern); The Lord's My Shepherd (Crimond), Bind Us Together.
Series producer Maureen Gallagher


Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Christopher Beeny.
Producer: Maureen Gallagher

: Butterflies

Classic comedy written by Carla Lane , starring Wendy Craig
Geoffrey Palmer
Ria gives away too much when she confides in a schoolfriend.
Director John B Hobbs
Producer Sydney Lotterby


Written By: Carla Lane
Unknown: Wendy Craig
Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer
Director: John B Hobbs
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Ria: Wendy Craig
Ben: Geoffrey Palmer
Leonard: Bruce Montague
Adam: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Russell: Andrew Hall
Kathleen: Helen Horton
Tony: Ed Bishop

: Cry Freedom

First showing on network television for the second part of this special version of Richard
Attenborough's powerful drama. Starring Kevin Kline Denzel Washington
With Biko dead Woods's life become even more difficult.
He is banned by the government and decides he can no longer live in South
Africa. So begins a dangerous escape plan.
* FILMS: pages 27-34


Unknown: Kevin Kline
Unknown: Denzel Washington
Unknown: With Biko
Donald Woods: Kevin Kline
Steve Biko: Denzel Washington
Wendy Woods: Penelope Wilton
Bruce: John Harg Reaves
Acting High Commissioner: Alec McCowen
Ken: Kevin McNally
Fr Kani: Zakes Moke
State prosecutor: Ian Richardson
Dr Ramphele: Josette Simon
Kruger: John Thaw
Captain de Wet: Timothy West
Lemick: Miles Anderson
Tami: Tommy Buson
Peter Jones: Jim Findley
Don Card: Julian Glover
Jane Woods: Kate Hardie
Speaker: Alton Kumalo

: News

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather John Kettley
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: John Kettley

: That's Lifel

Esther Rantzen and her team of Gavin Campbell , Howard
Leader and Kevin Devine with more special investigations, consumer probes and real-life humour. They are joined by Scott Sherrin and Doc Cox with some more misprints and oddities.
Senior producer Richard Woolfe Editor John Getgood
• TOPICS: write to That's Life!, BBCtv,
London W12 7RJ or telephone the That's Life! hotline on [number removed].


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Kevin Devine
Unknown: Scott Sherrin

: Heart of the Matter

Baby Love. Joan Bakewell looks into the story of Clare and James Jones , who face opposition from their local authority in their bid to adopt a baby from Romania. The council has a policy of not helping inter-country adoptions, which it believes do nothing for the children involved or for the 'donor country'. But while long-term solutions are sought, in the short term we continue to see pictures of children living in desperately deprived conditions. Heart of the Matter asks what should be done about these children.
Producer Krishna Govender
Senes producer Olga Edridge


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: James Jones
Producer: Krishna Govender
Producer: Olga Edridge

: The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

American comedy series starring Blair Brown
Here's a Cute Way to Wrap up the Holiday Season.
As millions do on New Year's
Eve, Molly takes stock of her life, but an unexpected midnight visitor gives her an indication of what really lies ahead in the coming year.


Unknown: Blair Brown
Molly Dodd: Blair Brown
Fred: William Converse-Roberts

: Making Their Mark

A series in which six artists talk about drawing.
A good drawing consists of the right mark in the right place according to Maggi Hambling , who compares her regular life-drawing sessions to a musician practising scales. She sees the validity of art as dependent on the ability of the artist to be moved by a subject and to respond to it as directly as possible. 'Drawing from life', she says, 'is the most direct thing an artist does'. Producer Dick Foster
0 BOOK: The BBC Drawing Course, price £12.95, from booksellers.


Unknown: Maggi Hambling
Producer: Dick Foster

: Mahabharat

A 93-part epic drama in Hindi with English subtitles.

: Weather

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