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: The High Chaparral

Western adventure. Rpt

: Breakfast with Frost

Lady Thatcher talks to Sir
David Frost on the eve of the publication of her memoirs.
On Wednesday there's the start of the four-part series Thatcher: the Downing Street Years and on Saturday, BBC2 begins a week of Programmes analysingthe influence of the former Prime Minister.
Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News and Weather


Unknown: David Frost

: Faith to Faith

An Orthodox Jew talks about the significance of the Jewish Sabbath.

: This Is the Day

Linda Mary Evans meets Olympic hurdler Kriss Akabusi.


Unknown: Linda Mary Evans
Unknown: Kriss Akabusi.

: See Hear!

A further report on the World Games for the Deaf. With signing and subtitles.

: Winning

The series for people who run their own businesses. Today: beating rival firms. A Diverse/Lauderdale production tor BBCtv

: Careering Ahead

: Measure for Measure

Stories about the history of measurement. Today: weight. A Windfall Films production for BBCtv

: Blooming Bellamy

The series on herbal medicine. Today, the benefits of whisky and porridge oats. With David Bellamy.
An Ark production for BBCtv Stereo Subtitled


Unknown: David Bellamy.

: CountryFile

With John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 12.55


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; On the Record

Analysis of the week's political events with John Humphrys.


Unknown: John Humphrys.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Sanjay is behaving very strangely.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Five Card Stud

Western starring Dean Martin
Robert Mitchum
Tension mounts when a stranger is caught cheating in a poker game.
Director Henry Hathaway (1968)
FILM REVIEWS pages 51-60


Unknown: Dean Martin
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Director: Henry Hathaway
VanMorgan: Dean Martin
RevRudd: Robert Mitchum
Nick Evers: Roddy McDowall
LilyLangford: Inger Stevens

: Stay Tooned!

The first of two programmes on wartime animation.

: Nanny Knows Best

In the last programme, Nanny Smith celebrates her birthday with a party for the families she has helped. A Bazal production for BBCtv

: Children in Need: Pause for Pudsey

The first of six weekly programmes running up to the Children in Need appeal on Friday 26
November. Terry Wogan , Sue Cook and Andi Peters report on projects funded this year, look behind the scenes of the appeal and show how to get involved in fundraising. PUDSEY INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed] (calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate and 48p per minute at all other times - likely length two-and-a-halfminutes)
COMPETITION RULES: send sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Andi Peters
Unknown: Wood Lane

: The Clothes Show

Six 8-year-olds from England enjoy the style at Eurodisney. Plus a preview of next week's British Fashion Awards.
Presented by Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin , Brenda Emmanus and Vanessa Scott.
Producer Colette Foster
Executive producer Roger Casstles


Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Caryn Franklin
Presented By: Brenda Emmanus
Presented By: Vanessa Scott.
Producer: Colette Foster
Producer: Roger Casstles

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Songs of Praise

Health Care Sunday is marked by a visit to Leeds Parish Church.
Pam Rhodes is joined by actor Tom Baker and the Secretary of State for Health,
Virginia Bottomley. The hymns include Praise My Soul the King of Heaven, From Thee All Skill and Science Flow, and Make Me a Channel of Your Peace.
Producer John Forrest ; Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Tom Baker
Unknown: Virginia Bottomley.
Producer: John Forrest
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Keeping Up Appearances

Last in the series. Richard shows that he has a way with electricity when he is pressed into service at the church hall.
Written by Roy Clarke
Director/Producer Harokl Snoad


Written By: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge
Rickard: Cuve Swift
Elizabeth: Josephine Tewson
Daisy: Judy Cornwell
Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes
Rose: Mary Millar
Emmet: David Griffin

: Lovejoy

Lovejoy invites a suspicious
Charlotte away for a weekend, but their trip to Wales turns out to be a hunt for a murderer.
Episode written by Alan Clews
Producer Jo Wright ; Director Jim Hill


Written By: Alan Clews
Producer: Jo Wright
Director: Jim Hill
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Charlotte Cavendish: Caroline Langrishe
Charlie Gimbert: Malcolm Tierney
Beth: Diane Parish
Biblejoe: Alan David
Jacob Armstrong: John Michie
KateHenshaw: Maggie Ollerenshaw

: Birds of a Feather

Sharon meets a man she likes, but is he all he seems?

Episode written by Sue Teddern
An Alomo production for BBCtv


Writer: Sue Teddem
Director: Terry Kinane
Producer: Charlie Hanson
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Melanie Fishman: Jan Goodman

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Screen One: Wall of Silence

A corpse is fished out of a north London canal with stab wounds through the eyes. A gruesome opening: but the victim was a prominent member of the Hasidic Jewish community, and the cause of death one reserved by the Hasidim to punish "moysers", or informers.
This tale of ritual murder and the refusal of the tight-knit Hasidic community to co-operate with the police has already caused controversy.
Writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran (creators of Birds of a Feather and Love Hurts, here taking an unusual step into serious drama) and star Warren Mitchell have countered claims that it paints a negative picture of the Jewish community. All three are Jewish and argue that the story, although entirely fictional, is based on detailed research about the traditions and culture of the Hasidim.
Producers Sheryl Crown and Derek Nelson Director Philip Saville


Unknown: Laurence Marks
Unknown: Maurice Gran
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Producers: Sheryl Crown
Producers: Derek Nelson
Director: Philip Saville
Howard Mullen: Bill Paterson
DCI Reynolds: John Bowe
Shmuel singer: Warren Mitchell
RifkaKlein: Juliette Caton
Ephraim Lipshitz: Timothy Busfield
Rosa Klein: Suzanne Bertish

: Heart of the Matter

Consenting Adults ?
Britain has the highest age of consent for gay men anywhere in western Europe, 21 years, while other countries range from 12 to 18. Should it be reduced? As Parliament prepares to debate the issue, Joan Bakewell talks to those who believe that the law as it stands encourages blackmail and the spread of Aids, and others who feel that it is fair for society to treat gay men differently.
Producer Mike Mitchell
Series producer Michael Waterhouse A Roger Bolton production for BBCtv
(Postponed from W October)


Talks: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Mike Mitchell
Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Shoulder to Shoulder

Six plays being shown to mark the 75th anniversary of the first gaining of the parliamentary vote by women. Lady Constance Lytton
1908: Constance Lytton , daughter of the Viceroy of India, came from one of the leading families in the land. Almost any door was open for her.
Written by Douglas Livingstone Producer Verity Lambert
Director Waris Hussein Rpt


Unknown: Lady Constance Lytton
Unknown: Constance Lytton
Written By: Douglas Livingstone
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: Waris Hussein Rpt
Lady Constance: Lytton Judyparfitt
AnnieKenney: Georgia Brown
Mrs Pankhurst: Sian Phillips
ChristabelPankhurst: Patricia Quinn
Lady Lytton: Patience Collier
MrsPethick-Lawrence: Sheila Allen
Lord Lytton: Jonathan Newth
Ruth: Bridget Brice
LbydGeorge: Peter Geddis

: The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore is joined by Fred Watson , of the Royal
Greenwich Observatory, who has been developing fibre optics for astronomy.
Producer Pieter Morpurgo


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Fred Watson
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather

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