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: The High Chaparral

Western action. Rpt

: Breakfast with Frost

Today's programme comes from Cyprus where the Commonwealth heads of government meeting is taking Place. Among the guests are Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe. Producer Barney Jones
Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; Plus weather forecasts


Unknown: Robert Mugabe.
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: Faith to Faith

Nick Scott , Buddhist and ecologist, takes people on walks in remote parts of Northumberland and through meditation unites them with nature.


Unknown: Nick Scott

: This Is the Day

Londonderry's Two Cathedrals
Festival is a musical extravaganza both sacred and secular. Today, Judy Merry joins some of those involved and talks about the Festival's significance in uniting the community. Stereo


Unknown: Judy Merry

: See Hear!

From tomorrow, BBC2's Breakfast News bulletin will be signed. Today's
Programme looks at the background to this new development for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers. With signing and subtitles.

: Golf

Live coverage from this morning's play in the 30th World Matchplay
Championship from Wentworth. Introduced by Steve Rider.
(Coverage continues at 2.30pm on BBC2)


Introduced By: Steve Rider.

: Blooming Bellamy

A series on herbal medicine. Today: floral pharmacy. With David Bellamy.
An ArK production for BBCtv Rpt 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.
Pat and Frank have family trouble, and Sharon loses a link with her past.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Silent Running

Science-fiction adventure, starring Bruce Dem Cliff Potts
There's rebellion on a space station in the year 2001 when a team of botanists are told to return to a devastated earth.
Director Douglas Trumbull (1971)


Unknown: Bruce Dem
Unknown: Cliff Potts
Director: Douglas Trumbull
Freeman Lowell: Bruce Dern
Wolf: Cliff Potts
Barker: Ron Rifkin
Keenan: Jesse Vint
Drones: Mark Persons
Drones: Steven Brown
Drones: Cheryl Sparks,
Drones: Larry Whisenhurst

: The London Motor Show

The latest developments on four wheels with the Top Gear team at
Earls Court. Stereo

: Children In Need: Pause for Pudsey

With five weeks to the Children in Need Appeal, Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson visit a project viewers helped to fund. PUDSEY INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed] (calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p per minute at all othertimes - likely length two-and-a-half minutes)
COMPETITION RULES: send sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Pauline Quirke
Unknown: Linda Robson
Unknown: Wood Lane

: The Clothes Show

Naomi Campbell, Chris Eubank and Joely Richardson present the fashion industry's annual awards. Will Rifat Ozbek retain his crown as Designer of the Year? There are awards for the new generation of British designers, as well as categories for knitwear, accessories, glamour and design for the high street. With Jeff Banks, Caryn Franklin, Brenda Emmanus and Vanessa Scott.
Producer Colette Foster
Executive producer Roger Casstles
Event sponsored by Lloyds Bank


Unknown: Naomi Campbell
Unknown: Chris Eubank
Unknown: Joely Richard
Unknown: Rifat Ozbek
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Brenda Emmanus
Unknown: Vanessa Scott.
Producer: Colette Foster

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Songs of Praise

From the Pare and Dare Hall in Treorchy. Alan Titchmarsh and Pam Rhodes visit the Rhondda Valley as a thousand Welsh voices gather to celebrate the male choir tradition. The link between these choirs and Paul Robeson , Richard Burton and a Hollywood musical is also explored. The music includes Gwahoddiad, 0 the Deep Deep Love of Jesus (Ebenezer), Steal Away, Llanfair and When I Survey the Wondrous Cross (MorteCriste).
Producer AlunGibbard; Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Treorchy. Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Paul Robeson
Unknown: Richard Burton
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Last of the Summer Wine

Foggy devises an assault course to bring Compo up to the physical standard of Rudolph Valentino, but Clegg can't see why he should join in. Written by Roy Clarke


Written By: Roy Clarke
Director/Producer: Alan J. W. Bell
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Nora: Kathy Staff
Edie: Thora Hird
Auntie Wainwright: Jean Alexander
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby

: Lovejoy

When Charlotte asks Lovejoy to help her value the contents of a private nursing home it seems straightforward enough - until there is an attempt on Lovejoy's life.
Episode written by T.R. Bowen


Writer: T.R. Bowen
Producer: Jo Wright
Director: Gordon Flemyng
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Charlotte Cavendish: Caroline Langrishe
Beth: Diane Parish
Virginia Moncrieff: Anna Calder-Marshall
Mary Gladden: Susan Fleetwood
Adrian Stoneleigh-Stibbs: Hugh Ross
Kate Henshaw: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Mrs Mulligan: Marjorie Mason
Mr Schulz: David Bluestone
Publican: Mike Kemp
Kipper: Mickey Poppins
Nurse Kellerman: Isabel Murphey

: Birds of a Feather

Dorien's efforts at mind control cause mayhem.

Episode written by Richard Preddy and Gary Howe
An Alomo production for BBCtv


Writer: Richard Preddy
Writer: Gary Howe
Director/Producer: Charlie Hanson
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Chris: Peter Polycarpou

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Penny Tranter


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Screen One: The Bullion Boys

David Jason brings a master's touch and Immaculate Scouse accent to this comic account of gold fever in wartime Liverpool by Jim Hitchmough , creator of the comedy series Watching.
In May 1940, just before
Dunkirk, the governors of the Bank of England decided that the nation's bullion would be safer in the vaults of Martin's
Bank in Liverpool. How easy It would have been for the gang of dockers who unloaded the cargo at Liverpool to "sample" the wares....
Jason (as dockers' leader
Billy Mac ) is joined by Gorden Kaye , veteran of 'Allo 'Allo!, and Tim Pigott-Smith (The Chief) as a dodgy dealer who tempts the bullion boys from the straight and narrow.
Producer/Director Christopher Morahan
Davidjason-the actorworth his weight in gold SEE FEATURE page 30


Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Jim Hitchmough
Leader: Billy Mac
Unknown: Gorden Kaye
Unknown: Tim Pigott-Smith
Director: Christopher Morahan
Billy Mac: David Jason
Hubert: Tim Pigott-Smith
Nickson: Gorden Kaye
Gwen: Brenda Blethyn
Barton: Geoffrey Hutchings
Mrs Mac: Noreen Kershaw

: Heart of the Matter

Minds and Hearts
This last programme of the series looks at whether people with a mental handicap should have unrestrained sexual freedom. With many more now living in the community, the opportunity for sexual relations is increased. But this can lead to problems with contraception and caring for children. Joan Bakewell asks whether society has the right to intervene in such relationships. Producer Mike Mitchell
Series producer Michael Waterhouse
A Roger Bolton production for BBCtv


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

: Tennis

Highlights of today's final from Brighton. Introduced by Barry Davies.
A TWI production for BBCtv


Introduced By: Barry Davies.

: Golf

Highlights from today's final of the World Matchplay
Championship from Wentworth, Surrey. Introduced by Steve Rider.


Introduced By: Steve Rider.

: Weather

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