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: Play School

Biscuit, bone and chocolate drop
Buy them in the pet food shop
Today's story: 'Nobody Understood' by A. D. Pickering.


Presenter: Carol Chell
Presenter: Lionel Morton
Author of story: A.D. Pickering

: Closedown

: Open University

: Interval

: Man in his Place: The Suburban Continent

In 100 years the parish of Camberwell grew from a village to a suburb of a quarter of a million people. It developed its own rules and its own pecking order.


Producer: Peter Jarvis

: Newsroom

With Richard Whitmore.
Reporting the world tonight with the BBC's reporters and correspondents at home and abroad.


Newsreader: Richard Whitmore

: Man Alive: Bail Refused...

A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives.
This week: Bail Refused... two words which can mean imprisonment for innocent people. More than 40,000 people a year-nearly one third of all the people who appear before the courts of this country - are remanded in custody. And more than half are not eventually sent to prison - either because they have been found innocent, or their crime does not warrant prison.
Too often, say critics of the system, magistrates unquestioningly accept objections to bail and remand in custody, on what is described as 'a nod from the police.' But those concerned with law and order say: how do you ensure the bringing to trial of those prepared to ignore the law? How do you protect the public?
So what are the conditions for those who find their application for bail refused? - and what ether system could serve instead?
(Jailed but not guilty...: page 3)


Reporter: Jeremy James
Reporter: Jeanne La Chard
Reporter: Denis Tuohy
Reporter: Desmond Wilcox
Reporter: Harold Williamson
Producer: Ivor Dunkerton
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

: Look, Stranger: The Tin Miner They Couldn't Kill

Leo Beskeen fell down a ventilating shaft, caught malaria while mining in Zambia and several times has only narrowly escaped being blown up by blasting operations. But he still says: 'When I go across there and smell the fumes of the dynamite smoke and the funk coming up from underground, it makes me long for my youth to go back again.'
Now semi-retired Leo Beskeen acts as a summer guide for visitors to the old engine house near Redruth where he once worked. When he started there as a boy of 13, Cornish tin mining was going into decline. Now it is about to enter what some believe will be its greatest boom ever.
(from Bristol)


Subject: Leo Beskeen
Executive Producer: Bridget Winter
Producer: Colin Thomas

: Vintage Hollywood: The Black Swan

Starring Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara with Laird Cregar, Thomas Mitchell,
George Sanders, Anthony Quinn.
When the King pardons buccaneer Henry Morgan, all Caribbean pirates are offered amnesty if they give up the lawless trade. Morgan gives Jamie Waring the task of capturing the renegade pirate Captain Billy Leech.
Based on Rafael Sabatini's famous story of piracy in the Caribbean, The Black Swan is one of the most exciting and spectacular of all swashbuckling Hollywood adventures and earned for cameraman Leon Shamroy the first of his three Academy Awards.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Story By: Rafael Sabatini
Photography: Leon Shamroy
Director: Henry King
James Waring: Tyrone Power
Margaret Denby: Maureen O'Hara
Capt Henry Morgan: Laird Cregar
Tommy Blue: Thomas Mitchell
Capt Billy Leech: George Sanders
Wogan: Anthony Quinn
Lord Denby: George Zucco

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