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: Open University

6.45 Religion: The Passover among Yemeni Jews 7.10 Opening Doors - Some
Personal Views 7.35 Ceramics under Stress 8.00 Physiology: Swimming in Fish 8.25 Maths: Partial Differentiation

: Playdays

The Playbus is at the Playground Stop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv 0 PLAYDAYS MAGAZINE: 45p. on sale Wednesday.

: Movable Feasts

Michael has ambitious plans and Robert runs into problems with a multi-faith festival.

: This Is the Day

Phyllis Thompson joins the Solomon family on holiday on the Grand
Union Canal for a time of prayer and worship.


Unknown: Phyllis Thompson

: Anna and the King of Siam

Irene Dunne
Rex Harrison
In 1862, widowed
Englishwoman Anna Owens , arrives in Bangkok to take up the position of governess to the wives and children of King Mongkut of Siam.
Director John Cromwell
0 FILMS: pages 33-40


Unknown: Irene Dunne
Unknown: Rex Harrison
Unknown: Anna Owens
Director: John Cromwell
Anna: Irene Dunne
King: Rex Harrison
Tuptim: Linda Darnell
Kralahome: Lee Jcobb
Lady Tkiang: Gale Sondergaard

: Sign Extra

The Boy Who Draws
Buildings. QED updates its report on Stephen Wiltshire , an autistic teenager with a talent for drawing buildings. Sign language interpretation by John Lee. Presented by Clive Mason.


Unknown: Stephen Wiltshire
Unknown: John Lee.
Presented By: Clive Mason.

: 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
12.55 the week's weather for farmers.


Unknown: John Craven

: News

Followed by Speaking Volumes
Return of the series about books. Crime writer
P D James and guests discuss the pick of this week's paperbacks.
Romantic novelist
Jilly Cooper discusses her work.


Unknown: Jilly Cooper

: Betty Boop Double Bill

Cartoon fun.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)

: Dallas

S is for Seduction
Bobby discovers more incriminating facts about the mysterious Sheila Foley. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Sheila Foley.

: The Flintstones

Stone Age cartoon fun.

: Clothes Show Classics

Caryn Franklin reports on a fashion week in Trinidad and Tobago. (Revised rpt)


Unknown: Caryn Franklin

: Safari UK

The Living Isles
Second in a ten-part series exploring the natural history of Britain and Ireland.
Streams of Life. Each spring, salmon return to the rivers of their birth, battling against the current to spawn in the headwaters. Today the rivers of Britain are home to a variety of creatures. With Julian Pettifer.
• BOOK: same title, £ 14.95 from booksellers
* SAFARI GUIDE: for a free guide to the range of activities across the UK. send two first class stamps and your name and address to [address removed] • NATURE: page 13


Unknown: Julian Pettifer.

: International Air Tattoo

Noel Edmonds presents live coverage from RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire of the biggest airshow to be held in Europe this year.
Representatives from 18 countries are taking part. Rob Curling finds out how John Hutchinson runs an airshow of his own;
Sybil Ruscoe celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Tiger
Squadrons Association; and the Hawker Hunter is 40 this year. There is also a celebration of aerobatics including the Red Arrows, La Patrouille de France and II
Frecce Tricolori from Italy.
Televison production Peter Hylton Cleaver


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: John Hutchinson
Unknown: Sybil Ruscoe
Unknown: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Lifeline

Actor Michael Elphick appeals on behalf of the Crypt
Foundation which provides small group homes in the community for young disabled people who wish to study and improve their skills in the creative arts. Money is urgently needed to set up a new home and to buy special equipment to help these young students develop their artistic careers. With the latest charity news from Cliff Michelmore and Lynette Lithgow.
0 DONATIONS: send to Michael Elphick , The Crypt Foundation, [address removed] or telephone [number removed].


Unknown: Michael Elphick
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Lynette Lithgow.
Unknown: Michael Elphick

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Titchmarsh's Travels

The third of six programmes in which Alan Titchmarsh follows in pilgrims' footsteps around Britain and Ireland.
Beads and Beds - a Stony Path. It is estimated that a quarter of Ireland's population goes on pilgrimage each year. Some visit the Marian Shrine at Knock, others climb the holy mountain of Croagh Patrick and hardy souls spend three days barefoot on Station Island in Lough Derg. When Alan Titchmarsh joins the Irish pilgrim trail, he finds that it is not for the faint-hearted.
Producer Maureen Gallagher
Series producer Simon Hammond


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Marian Shrine
Unknown: Croagh Patrick
Unknown: Lough Derg.
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: Maureen Gallagher
Producer: Simon Hammond

: Butterflies

Classic comedy, written by Carla Lane , starring Wendy Craig
Geoffrey Palmer
Ben and Ria return from an idyllic weekend in Paris to find a surprisingly tidy house.
Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Written By: Carla Lane
Unknown: Wendy Craig
Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer
Ria: Wendy Craig
Ben: Geoffrey Palmer
Leonard: Bruce Montague
Adam: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Russell: Andrew Hall
Ruby: Joyce Windsor
Thomas: Michael Ripper
Mr Conrad: Milton Johns
Jeannie: Sarah James
Sophie: Liz Whiting
Youth: Peter Hale

: Around the World in 80 Days

Second of seven programmes following Michael Palin 's globe-trotting adventures.
Arabian Frights. Fate lies in wait for him at the port of Suez on the Red Sea. With
Passepartout, his faithful film crew, he has left behind the timetabled certainties of Europe and progress now depends on the will of Allah. Producer Clem Vallance
0 VIDEO: 'Around the World in 80 Days', £19.99 (two videos) from retailers. * TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Red Sea.
Producer: Clem Vallance

: For Those I Loved

Three-part drama based on Martin Gray
's true story of survival in Nazi Germany starring Michael York
Wealthy businessman Martin Gray returns to the south of France looking forward to a summer with his young family. But tragedy awaits, a tragedy that brings back agonising memories of his life in the Warsaw ghetto, and the unbearable pain of Treblinka extermination camp.
Director Robert Enrico
• PICTURE STORY: page 50


Unknown: Martin Gray
Unknown: Michael York
Unknown: Martin Gray
Director: Robert Enrico
Martin Gray (age 40)/Martin 's father: Michael York
Martin Gray (age 20): Jacques Penot
Dina Gray: Brigitte Fossey
Martin's mother: MacHa Meril
Martin's grandmother: Helen Hughes
Dr Celjmaster: Jean Bouise
Suzanne Gray: Florence Humbert
Charles Gray: Laurent Lopez
Nicole Gray: Carole Penot
David: Jean-Luc Moisson
Mokotow: Wolfgang Muller
Pola: Laura Belsey
German officer: Lajos Dobak
Gutek: Sandor Fortizs
Szmerling: Claus Fuchs
Singer: Aurelia Gogl

: News

With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Ian McCaskill
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Heart of the Matter

Red Light, Green Light. Joan Bakewell asks whether the world's oldest profession should be treated as a business like any other. Lindi St Clair believes it should and has started a political party aimed at achieving it. But for many others prostitution is immoral. They argue that the law has a duty to protect people from themselves and society from prostitution. Heart of the Matter examines both sides of this age-old dispute. Producer Krishna Govender Series producer Olga Edridge


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

: The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

American comedy series.
Here's a Little Night Music Molly plays host to some uninvited guests and gets the chance to experience the magic of New York.

: When In Germany

A five-part drama documentary series about modern Germany which gives an introduction to the German language. Hamburg
British photographer Jeff Cook (Peter Leeper ) and German journalist Erika Neukirchen (Sylvia Rotter ) explore the city and meet leading figures in the worlds of art, television and publishing. Producer Helen Eisler
0BOOK AND CASSETTE: same title, L3.50 (book), £5.99 (cassette), from booksellers. Also available as a Travel Pack, £8.50.


Unknown: Jeff Cook
Unknown: Peter Leeper
Unknown: Sylvia Rotter
Producer: Helen Eisler

: Mahabharat

A 93-part epic drama.
(In Hindi with English subtitles. Shown

: Weather

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