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: Children's BBC: Penny Crayon

Animation. A girl is drawn into a fantasy world.

: Playdays

Dave and Chester hitch a ride to Hong Kong. Rpt Stereo ......

: Mortimer and Arabel

Puppet comedy drama.

: Breakfast with Frost

Foreign secretary Douglas Hurd joins
David Frost. Plus a review of the papers. Includingat 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts.
Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Tim Orchard. .........................................


Unknown: Douglas Hurd
Unknown: David Frost.
Editor: Barney Jones
Editor: Tim Orchard.

: Decisions

Dr David Cook talks to Victoria Gillick about her protracted battle with her local authority over the provision of contraceptives for under-16s. (Rpt) (Stereo)


Presenter: Dr David Cook
Interviewee: Victoria Gillick

: First Light

In Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral, hymn-writer Graham Kendrick tells Linda Mitchell how traditional and modem approaches to composition can survive side by side.


Unknown: Graham Kendrick
Unknown: Linda Mitchell

: See Hear!

The series for people with hearing difficulties ends its current run with a visit to a Deaf Video Centre in London.
With signing and subtitles.
Rptdon Tuesday 11. 5am on BBC2 Stereo ..

: Next

Last edition of the lifestyle magazine for theretired. Rpt Stereo ..................

: Bon Mot

Short stories from France. Today, "the speaking-clock". Stereo ...............

: The Knowledge

SirGeoffrey Holland, formertop government civil servant, sets out his vision of how Britain can compete economically despite a century of educational under-achievement.
Last in the Series.

: Sid's Heroes

Sid Joyson 'sfinal task is to improve worker morale and increase productivity foran electrical appliance manufacturer.


Unknown: Sid Joyson

: Countryfile

Rural issues, with John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 12.26pm.


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; On the Record

Employment secretary Michael Portillo talks to John Humphrys.
Editor David Jordan


Talks: Michael Portillo
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled.

: The Heroes of Telemark

Wartime thriller starring
Kirk Douglas
Occupied Norway 1942: a team of resistance fighters undertakes a vital and dangerous mission to prevent the Nazis producingan atomic bomb.
Dr Rolf Pedersen KIRK DOUGLAS , Knut Straud RICHARD HARRIS
Director Anthony Mann (1965) Subtitled. ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 47-54


Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Dr Rolf Pedersen Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Knut Straud Richard Harris
Unknown: Anna Ulla Jacobsson.
Unknown: Uncle Michael Redgrave
Unknown: Ame David Weston.
Unknown: Anton Diffring
Unknown: Terboven Eric Porter
Unknown: Col Wilkinson Mervyn Johns.
Unknown: Jensen Roy Dotrice
Director: Anthony Mann

: Bird in the Nest

Bill Oddie and Peter Holden host highlights and update the progress of five families of birds featured in the recent series.


Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Peter Holden

: Masterchef

Three more aspiring cooks compete in the last of the semi-finals. Host
Loyd Grossman is accompanied by cookery demonstrator and chef Sonia Stevenson
, and M P Ken Livingstone , now also a magazine restaurant critic. Producer Richard Bryan ; Executive producers Bradley Adams. Richard Kalms
* See Sonia Stevenson : page 33


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Sonia Stevenson
Unknown: M P Ken Livingstone
Producer: Richard Bryan
Producers: Bradley Adams.
Producers: Richard Kalms
Unknown: Sonia Stevenson

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles .....................


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Last year's show from Old Trafford football ground, Manchester, was the programme's largest ever gathering. This special edition recalls that afternoon with songs - such as Guide Me 0 Thou Great Redeemer, Shine
Jesus Shine, You'll Never Walk Alone and Land of Hope and Glory - not broadcast in the original transmission. Editor Helen Alexander
Repeated on Wednesday at 11. 10amon BBC2


Unknown: Old Trafford
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Small Talk

Is a hangovera condition you could have avoided the night before or something to be found in a wardrobe? Three contestants try to second-guess children's responses. With Ronnie Corbett. Director Rick Gardner ; Producer Danny Greenstone


Unknown: Ronnie Corbett.
Director: Rick Gardner
Producer: Danny Greenstone

: Fawlty Towers: The Psychiatrist

Basil is determined to show that a hotel guest is flouting his rules.

See today's choices.


Writer: John Cleese
Writer: Connie Booth
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Douglas Argent
Basil: John Cleese
Sybil: Prunella Scales
Polly: Connie Booth
Manuel: Andrew Sachs
Major Gowen: Ballard Berkeley
Miss Tibbs: Gilly Flower
Miss Gatsby: Renee Roberts
Mr Johnson: Nicky Henson
Dr Abbott: Basil Henson
Mrs Abbott: Elspet Gray
Raylene Miles: Luan Peters
Terry: Brian Hall
Mrs Johnson: Aimee Delamain
Girl friend: Imogen Bickford-Smith

: The Vet

Last of the drama series.
Starring Suzanne Burden
Richard Hawley
A Little Knowledge. A mysterious student vet threatens Chris and Jennifer's professional reputation. See today's choices.
Written by Andy de la Tour ; Producer Tony Virgo
Director Colin Gregg * See This Week: page 7


Unknown: Suzanne Burden
Unknown: Richard Hawley
Written By: Andy de la Tour
Producer: Tony Virgo
Director: Colin Gregg
Jennifer Holt: Suzanne Burden
Chris Lennox: Richard Hawley
Murray Wilson: Neil McKinven
Laura Sinclair: Gabrielle Cowburn
Melanie: Elizabeth Chadwick
Liz: Frances Jeater
Patricia: Lennox Dianakent
Steven Holt: Tom Brodie
Wilf Morgan: Gary Olsen
Danielle Morgan: Hetty Baynes
Brooks: Michael J Jackson
Claire: Charlotte Williams
Maddy: Matyelok Gibbs
Scott: Toby Ross Bryant
Abby Lennox: Lydia Frater
Charlotte Lennox: Ella Brown
Drake: Jeremy Peters
Priest: Richard Clifford

: News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles .....................


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Oliver's Travels

Fourth of a five-part comedy-thriller written by Alan Plater and starring Alan Bates , Sinead Cusack
The Farquhar Connection. Oliver and Diane are forced to go into hiding.
Michael, meanwhile, has found a way to get to the heart of the Farquhar Group.
Producer David Cunliffe ; Director Giles Foster


Written By: Alan Plater
Unknown: Alan Bates
Unknown: Sinead Cusack
Producer: David Cunliffe
Director: Giles Foster
Oliver: Alan Bates
Diane: Sinead Cusack
Baxter ,: Bill Paterson
Baron Kite: Miles Anderson
Bus lady: Jo Kendall
Michael: Morgan Jones
Cathy: Charlotte Coleman
Sara: Sophie Heyman
Preacher: Harry Glass
Policewoman: Frank Gallagher

: Mastermind

From the National Westminster Hall in the City of London, where the specialist subjects are; French novelist
Marcel Proust ; Gordon of Khartoum; Theories of Comedy and Laughter; and James Boswell , biographer of Dr Johnson.
Magnus Magnusson asks the questions. Director David Mitchell ; Producer
Penelope Cowell Doe


Unknown: Marcel Proust
Unknown: James Boswell
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Penelope Cowell Doe

: Heart of the Matter

Gambling Fever
Media attention has focused on winners of the National Lottery. But what of the losers? Is there a lesson to be learned from America, where for some gamblers a flutter has become an addiction? Presented by Joan Bakewell. See today's choices. Series producer Anne Reevell ; Series editor John Drury
See This Week: page 6


Presented By: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Anne Reevell
Editor: John Drury

: Soul Man

' Comedy starring
C Thomas Howell , Arye Gross
White Harvard-bound law student
Mark Watson has a problem: his family refuse$to pay his way. Learning of a bursary for poor black scholars, Mark decides on drastic action.
Director Steve Miner (1986) Subtitled...... # FILM REVIEWS pages 47-54


Unknown: C Thomas Howell
Unknown: Arye Gross
Unknown: White Harvard-Bound
Unknown: Mark Watson
Director: Steve Miner
Mark Watson: C Thomas Howell
Gordon Bloomfield: Arye Gross
Sarah Walker: Rae Dawn Chong
Professor Rutherford Banks: James Earl Jones
Whitney Dunbar: Melora Hardin
Mr Dunbar: Leslie Nielsen

: Weather

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