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: Speak for Yourself

Late for Work
How do you handle the situation?
Better still, how do you avoid it? With
INDIRA JOSHI , BURT KWOUK, ISLA ST CLAIR, MARINA SIRTIS, TREVOR THOMAS Trevor Butler , Leonardo Pieroni Godfrey James , Michael Burr#ll(


Unknown: Indira Joshi
Unknown: Trevor Thomas
Unknown: Trevor Butler
Unknown: Leonardo Pieroni
Unknown: Godfrey James

: Play School

Story: A Letter to Amy written by EZRA JACK KEATS Presenters
Floella Benjamin , Andrew Seeombe


Written By: Ezra Jack Keats
Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Andrew Seeombe

: Play It Safe!

Presented by Jimmy Savile , OBE 6: Shattering Glass Ditector


Presented By: Jimmy Savile
Unknown: Julia Drum
Producer: Peter Riding

: Write Away

A practical guide to everyday writing.
Today another look at four useful and popular methods of remembering spelling. Presented by BARRY TOOK


Presented By: Barry Took

: Closedown

: A Child's Place

5: Kids and the Welfare State
Researcher vicki moore


Unknown: Vicki Moore
Producer: Suzanne Davies

: Maths Help

: Other People's Lives

A series of ten films
5: Malta - Good Friday
The Good Friday procession is one of the highlights of the village of Naxxar's religious year,
Film editor ROBERT BROWN
Producer Peter Ramsden
Booklet, £1.50 (inc p and p), from BBC Publications, [address removed] Face Values, £18.50 from booksellers


Editor: Robert Brown
Unknown: Producerpeterramsden Booklet

: The Computer Programme

5: The New Media
The greatest public impact of information technology is likely to be in the provision of new means of communication.


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Ian McNaught-Davis
Directors: Frank Ash
Directors: Matt Boney
Producer: Paul Kriwaczek

: Business Club

: Star Movie: Honky Tonk

starring Clark Gable , Lana Turner ' Candy ' Johnson, a charming, incorrigible con-man, arrives in the gold rush town of Honky Tonk and determines to make it his own. The beautiful Elizabeth Cotton has similar designs on Candy himself. Clark Gable and Lana Turner were teamed together for the first time in this rollicking frontier romance.
Screenplay by Marguerite Roberts and John Sanford Directed by JACK CONWAY
Produced by PANDRO S. BERMAN
Films: pace 9


Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Lana Turner
Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Lana Turner
Unknown: Marguerite Roberts
Directed By: Jack Conway
1 Candy ' Johnson: Clakk Cable
Elizabeth Cotton: Lana Turner
Judge Cotton: Frank Morgan
' Gold Dust' Nelson: Claire Trevor
Mrs Varner : :: Marjorle Main
Brazos Hearn: Albert Dekker
Daniel Wells: Henry O'Neill
Sniper ' ; â– â–  > - â– : ' Chill Wills
Pearl: ,, Veda Ann Borg

: Laurel and Hardy: Come Clean

A Hal Roach film
(Black and white)


Production: Hal Roach
Director: James Horne
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: Maggie

A series in 18 parts adapted from her books by JOAN LINGARD
6: McKinley and Campbell Plumbers starts to look like a going concern, Sandy has an accident.
Studio sound BRIAN 'EWAR Director MICHAEL Kerrigan BBC Scotland


Unknown: Joan Lingard
Director: Michael Kerrigan
Maggie: Kirsty Miller
Mr McKinley: Michael Sheard
Mrs McKinley: Mary Riggans
Jean ;: Anne Berry
Sandy: Paul Ferry
James: Ian Michie
Jessie: Ann Scott-Jones
Tam: Ron Paterson
Mr Scott: Benny Young
Mrs Scott: Auson Groves
Mike: Joe Mullaney
Jackie: , Kenny McPhee
Mr Henderson: Patrick Lewsley

: Mr Smith's Favourite Garden

A series of ten programmes on practical garden design. 5: The Shade Border
Many plants dislike growing in full sun, so having a shade border can be an advantage in the garden. In this programme Geoffrey ■smith fills in a north-facing border behind his house with a number of shade-loving plants like dwarf rhododendrons and azaleas. film editor PETER ringstw.
Book (same title), 11.50 from booksellers


Editor: Peter Ringstw.
Producer: Brian Davies

: News Summary

with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather

: Riverside

from Riverside Studios, Hammersmith
Mike Andrews, Nicky Picasso and Steve Blacknell look at the music, art, fashion and style of 1982. This week: music from Bauhaus, Pete Shelley on video, dance from Sponooch, and more.


Presenter: Mike Andrews
Presenter: Nicky Picasso
Presenter: Steve Blacknell
Executive Producer: Michael Appleton
Director: Roy Chapman
Producer: John Burrowes

: The Genuine Article

A series of six programmes 5: Books
Presented by John FitzMaurice Mills
It is almost impossible to fake a book successfully. The forger has to get the right type face, the right paper, the right spurious history for the book, the right sales outlet. Even so, one forger made the present-day equivalent of half-a-million pounds out of books, and the ramifications of his scheme are still being uncovered.
Film cameraman HENRY FARRAR Film sound IAN SANSAM
Book (same title), £7.50, from booksellers


Presented By: John Fitzmaurice
Unknown: Henry Farrar
Editor: Chris Woolley

: Porridge

The last of five programmes starring Ronnie Barker in The Harder They Fall by Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais featuring Brian Wilde, Fulton Mackay with Richard Beckinsale and Peter Vaughan, Cyril Shaps
Lenny makes the prison boxing squad. The noble art has some new lessons in store for both boxer, and trainer Fletcher.
Designer Jon Pusey
Produced by Sydney Lotterby


Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian La Frenais
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Unknown: Fulton MacKay
Designer: Jon Pusey
Produced By: Sydney Lotterby
Fletcher: Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough: Brian Wilde
Mr Mackay: Fulton MacKay
Godber: Richard Beckinsale
Harry Grout: Peter Vaughan
Jackdaw: Cyril Shaps
PTI: Roy Sampson

: Grace Kennedy

stars in the fifth programme of a series including specially filmed sequences in Hong Kong. This week's special guests Rupert Holmes and The Pointer Sisters with Kennedy Centre
Choreography by LUD JOHN COLEMAN and his Orchestra Special material
Costume desitfnef bYNDA WOODFIELD Sjiund nyoJBARKtR
Lighting w'Ckie HIGHAM
Production STEWART uorrii


Unknown: Rupert Holmes
Choreography By: Lud John Coleman
Unknown: Neil Shand
Unknown: Ckie Higham
Designer: Victor Meredith

: N.O.T.T.

At last, the adult version of Play Away. Twenty-five minutes of really awful, patronising bilge, live from the Midlands.
Hedgehog Sandwich (record REB 421, cassette ZCF 421) from retailers


Director: Geoff Tarrant
Unknown: John Tarrant
Ageing albino one: Rowan Atkinson
Fat shouting one: Mel Smith
Funny black one: Griff Rhys Jones
Shrill snooty one: Pamela Stephenson

: Horizon

Notes of a Biology Watcher A film with Lewis Thomas
Every one of us is a unique individual. Yet every one of us is owned and operated by other individuals, by hordes of hidden organisms. This is the intriguing view of LEWIS THOMAS , one of America's foremost biologists. In this film he takes us on a remarkable exploration of some of nature's strangest and most intimate secrets.
From the fierce, deliberate battles of sea anemones to the hidden meaning of birds' songs; from humble bacteria that know north from south, to the secret armies that live inside termites, Thomas explores how nature depends on both the unique individuality of creatures and on the surprising partnerships they form. Partnershrbs which includes us - for our cells are also occupied by intimate strangers ...
Horizon editor GRAHAM MASSEY
Produced for WGBHtv by ROBIN RATES


Unknown: Lewis Thomas
Unknown: Lewis Thomas
Narrator: Peter Wilson
Editor: Graham Massey
Unknown: Robin Rates

: West Country Tales

The Breakdown
You know the feeling when the car engine splutters and dies. She wasn't sure what to do, but help was close at hand. He was charming and reassuring. But the relationship was short-lived.
Film editor ROD THOMAS
Assistant producer KEVIN CROOKS
Produced and directed by JOHN KING


Dramatised By: Josephine Roole
Editor: Rod Thomas
Producer: Kevin Crooks
Directed By: John King
Woman: Anita Harris
Bill: John Adinem
Mechanic: Brian Jennings

: Newsnight

: Tele-Montage

A series of eight programmes based on excerpts from French-speaking television networks.
4: La vérité est au fond de la marmite
MARIANNE LAWRENCE presents a cookery programme where the, French expert MiCHEL. OLIVER demonstrates how to V^eate, -Lie jneli-melo.de sole au citrÔR,ttÍ1t,o,' Research JANE cottage Production SUSAN pjiton


Unknown: Marianne Lawrence
Unknown: Michel. Oliver

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