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: Open University

6.45 Death from Natural Causes
7.10 A Matter of Course 7.35 Warfare and Welfare 8.00 The
Melbury Road Set 8.25 Maths Methods: Waves

: Playdays

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

: In Touch with Healing

In the first of eight programmes,
Mike Wooldridge , religious affairs correspondent, investigates how church and society are responding to a growing interest in healing and what people's expectations might reasonably be.


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge

: This Is the Day

Phyllis Thompson visits the Oxfordshire market town of Thame and meets Ossie and Mary Ross. The Rev Sue Rose asks if God heals people today. 0 STEREO


Unknown: Phyllis Thompson
Unknown: Mary Ross.

: See Hear!

The magazine series for the deaf and hard of hearing celebrates its tenth birthday with a special edition, including a look behind the scenes of the programme plus news of the sign language dictionary. Presented by Clive Mason and Maureen Denmark.
With signing and subtitles.


Presented By: Clive Mason
Presented By: Maureen Denmark.

: The Training Hour

A new series designed to encourage further education and training opportunities.
State of Training
The Change Agents. Exponents of personal development and training argue the case for a learning culture in all areas of work. With Martin Young. Producer John Twitchin


Producer: John Twitchin

: The Colour Eye

First of six films about the influence of colour in our lives.
Shades of Thought. Are people who like yellow more outgoing than those who choose green? David Lewis investigates colour psychology.
0 BBC BOOK: £ 12.95, from booksellers.


Unknown: David Lewis

: Country File

John Craven goes beachcombing with volunteers from
Coastwatch UK, who will be checking pollution levels around Britain's shores this week. Plus at 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.


Unknown: John Craven

: News

Followed by On the Record
The return of the live political programme.
On the eve of the Labour
Party Conference, and with a general election looming, what can Labour do to pull ahead in the polls? Shadow Chancellor, the Rt Hon John Smith , MP, talks to Jonathan Dimbleby , with a report by Martha Kearney.


Unknown: John Smith
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Both Sharon and Michelle hope to change their lives. But first they have to get through their interviews.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)

: Dallas

Decline and Fall of the House of Ewing. JR faces another defeat by a vengeful enemy. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: The Heroes of Telemark

Wartime thriller starring Kirk Douglas
Occupied Norway, 1942: a team of resistance fighters undertakes a dangerous mission to destroy the Norsk heavy water plant and prevent the Nazis producing an atomic bomb.
Director Anthony Mann ● FILMS: pages 41-48


Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Director: Anthony Mann
Dr Rolf Pedersen: Kirk Douglas
Knut Straud: Richard Harris
Anna: Ulla Jacobsson
Uncle: Michael Reograve
Arne: David Weston
Major Frick: Anton Diffring
Terboven: Eric Porter

: Cartoon

: The Clothes Show

A new season begins with the final of the 1991 Clothes Show Elite
Model Competition.
Thirty-two young hopefuls take to the catwalk in Northampton's Derngate Centre. At stake are two contracts with the country's biggest model agency. With
Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin. Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Casstles ● STEREO
0 FASHION: page 5


Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin.
Producer: Roger Casstles

: News

With Lynette Lithgow.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Lynette Lithgow.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Songs of Praise

This week the harvest celebrations of Cullompton,a small town in agricultural east Devon. Martin Bashir shares the varied experiences of harvest time with a farmer, a vet, a conservationist and a policeman, and he even tries his hand at baking the harvest loaves. The hymns are sung in the beautiful 15th-century church of St Andrew.
Hymns: Come, Ye Thankful People, Come (St George); We Plough the Fields, and Scatter (Wir Pflugen); There Is a Redeemer; Bringing in the Sheaves; 0 Praise Ye the Lord! (Laudate Dominum); Purify My Heart; Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart/He Is Exalted; Now Thank We All Our God (Nun Danket).
Viewers of Songs of Praise are invited to take part in next week's programme, which will mark the series's 30th birthday. There will be outside broadcasts in London. Cardiff, Glasgow and Northern Ireland. For details, write to Songs of Praise 30th Birthday, [address removed], or telephone [number removed].


Presenter: Martin Bashir
Producer: David Kremer
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Keeping Up Appearances

A comedy by Roy Clarke about an irrepressible snob. Starring Patricia Routledge
Hyacinth's eternal quest for perfection is somewhat jolted by the antics of her family.
Director/Producer Harold Snoad ● STEREO


Comedy By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge
Richard: Clive Swift
Elizabeth: Josephine Tewson
Emmet: David Griffin

: Trainer

A 13-part drama series about an ambitious horse trainer.
Starring David McCallum Susannah York
Nigel Davenport
Mark Greenstreet
5: A Just Weight. When a horse on its racecourse debut wins at odds-on, the bookies have obviously been tipped off. Who is the Arkenfield mole?
Episode written by John Pennington Producer Gerard Glaister
Director Jeremy Summers 0 STEREO


Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Susannah York
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Mark Greenstreet
Written By: John Pennington
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Jeremy Summers
John Grey: David McCallum
Rachel Ware: Susannah York
James Brant: Nigel Davenport
Mike Hardy: Mark Greenstreet
David Ware: Marcus D'Amico
Joe Hogan: Des McAleer
Frances Ross: Nicola King
Jack Ross: Ken Farrington
Kath Brant: Sarah Atkinson
Nick Peters: Floyd Bevan
Danny Foster: Neil Nisbet
Mo Ratcliffe: Audrey Jenkinson
John Pilgrim: Trevor Peacock
Jackie Pilgrim: Daniel Peacock

: Bread

Another comic slice of Merseyside life by Carla Lane. The Boswell family now has an extra problem to face. Nellie is unwell and a visit to her in hospital proves very disturbing.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs 0 STEREO
0 BBC VIDEO: £10.99, from retailers.


Unknown: Carla Lane.
Producer: John B Hobbs
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Mrs Cullen: Sylvia Gatrill
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Oswald: Giles Watling
Derek: Peter Byrne
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Lilo Lill: Eileen Pollock

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bernard Davey
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Screen One: Ex

A new BBC film starring Griff Rhys Jones
Geraldine James
William Humble 's comedy-drama stars Griff Rhys Jones as a writer on a popular television soap opera who falls in love with the show's leading lady but finds himself unable to break his ties with his ex-wife and their children. It is a witty and telling examination of the way we live now, seen through the eyes of a middling writer in his mid-30s writing about the middle classes.
Producer Jacinta Peel Director Paul Seed
A Talkback production for BBCtv : STEREO
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FEATURE: page 22 ● FILMS: pages 41-48


Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Geraldine James
Unknown: William Humble
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Producer: Jacinta Peel
Director: Paul Seed
Patrick: Griff Rhys Jones
Alice: Geraldine James
Sheila: Penny Downie
Colin: Jonathan Hackett
Simon: Dermot Crowley
Andrew: Sebastian Knapp
Christine: Kate Maberly
Jill: Mary Jo Randle
Joan: Margery Mason
Phillip: Bruce Montague
Melanie: Undy Alexander
Donald: Colin Douglas

: Everyman

Touching the Rock
An exploration of the odyssey experienced by John Hull , who over 30 years gradually went blind and 'began to take up residence in another world'.
Producers Michael Burke and Maggie Sutcliffe
Series producer David Willcock
A Fabula production for BBCtv


Unknown: John Hull
Producers: Michael Burke
Producers: Maggie Sutcliffe
Producer: David Willcock

: Japanese - Language and People

Third in a ten-part series.

: Mahabharat

f/n Hindi with English subtitles. Shown yesterday at 2.45pm on BBC2)

: Weather

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