The aim of this magazine programme for Asian women is to provide advice and information on matters of interest to them.
It also includes demonstrations on how to make items of everyday use at home, sewing and cooking, a story for children and an item of popular music.
Producer ASHOK RAMPAL Director KRISHAN GOULD BBC Birmingham
Write to: Gharbar, Asian Unit. BBC, Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7QQ, with your comments and suggestions.
Story: Goldilocks and the Three Bears (traditional)
Today's guest Derek Griffiths Presenters
Sarah Long , Johnny Ball
in Chickens Come Home
Stan tries to pour oil on troubled waters but only succeeds in adding fuel to one of Ollie's old flames.
Directed by JAMES HORNE
A series of 16 episodes Part 15 by ALAN JANES
A dare craze is sweeping Grange Hill, but for Antoni it is carried one step too far.
Series devised by PHIL REDMOND Producer COLIN CANT
Director ROGER SINGLETON-TURNER
Book, Grange Hill Rules OK?, £4.25, from bookshops
The fifth of six programmes
Dreams come true, time stands still and animals show a human face in today's books.
AIDAN CHAMBERS and GRACE HALL-WORTH offer a range of recent children's fiction from picture-books to early teenage novels.
Director JOHN BROOKE
Producer CAROLINE PICK
For free booklist, send large sae to: [address removed]
including sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather
A series in which writers from the world of art talk about their favourite paintings.
This week's theme: War Velasquez (1599-1660)
The Surrender of Breda Written and narrated by EDWIN MULLINS
In which the famous Spanish painter records one of Spain's last victories over the Dutch in the Thirty Years War. After almost a year's siege, the Dutch garrison had surrendered. Velasquez shows the Spaniards behaving with compassion and the defeated Dutch with dignity.
Directed by ANITA CRUM
The legendary blonde Country and Western queen writes most of her own songs, drawing on her childhood experiences. She also spends some 200 hectic days each year on the road singing them. This is a record of one such gruelling fortnight, taking in 5,000 miles and 11 cities.
Directed and produced by JOHN KING for DOUBLEJAY ENTERTAINMENTS
by William Shakespeare
The BBC Television Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice, Â£2.00, from bookshops
(All's Well that Ends Well, Sun 4 Jan)
Including at 9.50* Interval
Incidental music composed by:
Prince of Morocco:
Prince of Arragon:
Duke of Venice:
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