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: The Train Now Departing

The Holiday Line. The post-war train journey from Waterloo to Exmouth evokes childhood memories.
Narrated and written by Anthony Smith.


Written By: Anthony Smith.

: In Touch with Healing

Mike Wooldridge asks whether healing is something we have to earn.


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge

: This Is the Day

Hugh and Joan Cushnie welcome Linda Mary Evans into their home in the village of Maryburgh, near Inverness, for a time of prayer and reflection. They explore the ways their beliefs have strengthened their marriage.


Unknown: Joan Cushnie
Unknown: Linda Mary Evans

: See Hear!

Another Did You See... ? programme in which deaf and hard-of-hearing guests choose and discuss recent programmes on BBCtv.
Presented by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason.
With signing and subtitles.


Presented By: Maureen Denmark
Presented By: Clive Mason.

: Golf

Live coverage of the first round of the Toyota World Matchplay from Wentworth Club, Surrey, which carries a first prize of £150,000.
(Further coverage at 1.00pm on BBC2)

: The Eye

Fourth of six films about the influence of colour in our lives.
Rainbow for Sale. The use of colour in package and retail design. Tom Porter decodes the process of colour forecasting.
0 BBC BOOK: £ 12.95 from booksellers.


Design: Tom Porter

: Country File

John Craven attends the graduation ceremony of Britain's best-known student farmer, Ruth Archer (Felicity Finch), from Radio 4's The Archers. But what does the future hold for real-life students just starting their course at agricultural college? Plus at 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Ruth Archer

: News

Followed by On the Record
The live political programme presented by Jonathan Dimbleby , with John Cole.


Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Ian Beale stands poised for a major financial victory. But first he must take a few risks. It's a situation that calls for strength - but he reveals plenty of weaknesses too.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)

: Can-Can

Frank Sinatra
Shirley MacLaine
Maurice Chevalier Paris in the naughty 90s when nothing was naughtier than the illegal and daring dance performed nightly at the Montmartre cabaret. This high-kicking version of Cole Porter 's Broadway hit includes C'est magnifique, You Do
Something to Me, I Love Paris and Just One of Those Things.
Directed by Walter Lang
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Shirley MacLaine
Unknown: Maurice Chevalier
Unknown: Cole Porter
Directed By: Walter Lang
Francois Durnais: Frank Sinatra
Simone Pistache: Shirley MacLaine
Paul Barrière: Maurice Chevalier
Philippe Forrestier: Louis Jourdan
Claudine: Juliet Prowse
Andre, head waiter: Marcel Dalio

: Motorfair

Noel Edmonds ,
Michele Newman and Chris Goffey savour the sights and sounds of the year's top motoring event from Earls Court. Find out what a cockney mechanic, a motorway policeman and a long-suffering M25 commuter think about the show, and hear Alan Freeman count down the top ten bestsellers with his own "pick of the tops".


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Michele Newman
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Unknown: Alan Freeman

: The Clothes Show

There's a party for well dressed 5-year-olds as The Clothes Show celebrates its fifth birthday. Crossing the Atlantic in a replica Viking boat and having to look smart on arrival in New York poses a problem for mariner Judy Lomax. And water, water everywhere is the idea behind hydrotherapy. Singer
Kim Appleby heads for the charts in a hat or two.
Producer Colette Foster
Executive producer Roger Casstles STEREO


Unknown: Judy Lomax.
Singer: Kim Appleby
Producer: Roger Casstles

: News

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Songs of Praise

From Melbourne, Australia. Neighbours star
Anne Scott-Pendlebury returns to Ramsay Street, where she played Hilary, to introduce tonight's programme. She encounters a young mother of four who is chaplain to several thousand building workers, and an English immigrant who has spent 25 years helping the Aboriginal communities.
Thousands of Christians picnic and sing at the Sidney Myers Music Bowl.
Hymns: Holy Spirit Go Before Us (Blaenwern); Sing a New Song (Cosmic praise); Forth in Thy
Name (Song 34); Brother. Sister, Let Me Serve You; Do Not Be
Afraid; In Christ There Is No East or West (St Bernard); Lord of Earth and All Creation (Bennelong). Producer Simon Hammond
Editor Roger Hutchings ● STEREO


Unknown: Anne Scott-Pendlebury
Producer: Simon Hammond
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Keeping Up Appearances

Comedy written by Roy Clarke about an irrepressible snob, starring Patricia Routledge Hyacinth intervenes when
Daddy goes on the rampage dressed as a spaceman.
Director/Producer Harold Snoad • STEREO


Written By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Producer: Harold Snoad
Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge
Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes
Daisy: Judy Cornwell
Rose: Mary Millar
Richard: Clive Swift
Elizabeth: Josephine Tewson
Emmet: David Griffin
Frank: Robert McBain

: Trainer

A 13-part drama series starring Susannah York David McCallum
Nigel Davenport
Mark Greenstreet
8: A Question of Loyalty (Part 1) Arkenfield hits the papers, bringing a glamorous pop singer to the yard and problems for Mike.
Episode written by Colin Blumenau Producer Gerard Glaister Director Jeremy Summers 0 STEREO
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 DRAMA: page 8


Unknown: Susannah York
Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Mark Greenstreet
Written By: Colin Blumenau
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Jeremy Summers
Rachel Ware: Susannah York
John Grey: David McCallum
James Brant: Nigel Davenport
Mike Hardy: Mark Greenstreet
Joe Hogan: Des McAleer
Frances Ross: Nicola King
Jack Ross: Ken Farrington
Kath Brant: Sarah Atkinson
Nick Peters: Floyd Bevan
Pattie Roman: Kym Mazelle

: Bread

Comedy series by Carla Lane. The Boswells' holiday is drawing to a close but not without a few surprises.
Adrian and Irenee face a few problems at home.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs 0 STEREO


Unknown: Carla Lane.

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Weather Bill Giles
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Screen One: A Question of Attribution

James Fox as Sir Anthony Blunt, Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures and the "fourth man" in the Cambridge spy ring, and Prunella Scales as the Queen star in this new BBC film, directed by John Schlesinger, of Alan Bennett 's National Theatre hit.
It is a witty examination of the thesis that appearances can be deceptive. Blunt leads a double-life - interrogations by MI5 interspersed with visits to the Palace where, on one memorable occasion, he is surprised by Her Majesty.
Sadly it was to prove the last work of producer Innes Lloyd, who died in August and had been responsible for many of Bennett's TV productions.
COVER STORY: Alan Bennett writes about this piece on page 20
FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: James Fox
Unknown: Anthony Blunt
Unknown: Prunella Scales
Directed By: John Schlesinger
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Sir Anthony Blunt: James Fox
HM the Queen: Prunella Scales
Chubb: David Caldcr
Donleavy: Geoffrey Palmer
Restorer: John Carter
Phillips: Mark Payton
Colin: Jason Flemyng
Blunt's secretary: Anne Jameson
Collins: Edward de Souza

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Alan Bennett: A Cream Cracker Under the Settee - 29 Years On 24 May 2017

: Heart of the Matter: Children Should Be Seen and Heard

Joan Bakewell talks to children whose wishes were ignored in divorce and care proceedings. Such children now have a right to be heard under the Children Act. But do children always know best?
FEATURE: page 34


Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Vivien Morgan
Series Producer: Olga Edridge

: The Sky at Night

Although the Hubble Space Telescope is sometimes regarded as a failure, it is making significant discoveries. Patrick Moore finds out about the early results.
Producer Pieter Morpurgo
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Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Mahabharat

(In Hindi with English subtitles. Shown yesterday at 2.45pm on BBC2)

: Weather

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