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: Daytime on Two

9.20 Tout Compris
Everyday life and language of French teenagers.
A la peche, a l'unisson, a la fete du 14 juillet
9.38 La Maree et ses Secrets
A five-part adventure serial in French by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL and JANE COTTAVE.
5. La chasse d mort
Producer SUE WEEKS
9.55 Thinkabout
What's Cooking? Burnt sausages and half-cooked potatoes could spoil the barbecue at the flats.
10.12 Science Workshop Analysing 'A'
10.34 Scene
Somewhere to Call My Own
11.5 Near and Far Timber
Every year our demand for timber increases. Some of this comes from the many forested areas of Britain, the rest is imported. How are forests managed and how does the provision of all this timber affect the landscape, both locally and worldwide? Producer ROBIN GWYN
11.30 Homeground Towns of Wales
3: Standing at the Crossroads Each town of Wales is unique. Why should this be so? Today's broadcast examines town location and layout. Presented by VERA DING Producer J. PHILIP DAVIES BBC Wales
11.55 Swim
ANDREW HARVEY introduces a series for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages. 5: Backstroke
12.20 pm Illusions of Reality An examination of newsreels of the 1930s.
5: Wonderful Britain
Discussion notes are available from [address removed] (Please enclose 12" x 9" sae and 34p postage)
12.45 Letting Go
Six films for parents and teenagers
Crisis
Programme notes are available from [address removed] (Please enclose a 12" x 9" sae with 22p postage.)
1.10 Mind How You Go
Ten programmes about road accident prevention presented by JIMMY SAVILE OBE
5: Two-Wheel Power
1.20 Encounter: Germany 5: Leisure
Shopping in Hamelin and an evening meal. A church service. The scouts, a pop-group, the volunteer fire-brigade. A centenary celebration.
1.38 Around Scotland The Great Glen
2: The Heart of the Highlands JOHN CARMICHAEL visits
Inverness, Fort William and the Battlefield of Culloden. Director PETER LEGGE
Producer ROBERT CLARK
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Mr B. thinks that Dibs has spoilt his new hat on purpose but in fact it was an accident. Book: Meg at Sea by HELEN NICOLL and JAN PIENKOWSKI. Book animation GIL POTTER Producer RICHARD CALLANAN
2.15 Music Time 5: Bells
2.40 Everyday Science Sporting Materials
Badminton shuttlecocks, pole-vault poles and tennis rackets depend on the versatility of plastic materials.
Producer MICHAEL COYLE

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Russell
Unknown: Jane Cottave.
Producer: Robin Gwyn
Presented By: Vera Ding
Producer: J. Philip Davies
Introduces: Andrew Harvey
Presented By: Jimmy Savile
Unknown: John Carmichael
Director: Peter Legge
Producer: Robert Clark
Unknown: Helen Nicoll
Unknown: Jan Pienkowski.
Unknown: Gil Potter
Producer: Richard Callanan
Producer: Michael Coyle

: Dallas

Peter's Principle
Sue Ellen risks a visit to
Peter's apartment fearing he may do something desperate. J.R. continues to rattle the skeletons in Clayton Farlow 's cupboard in spite of a warning from his mother. Jenna sees red when Pam calls Bobby out of the blue on a matter of 'business'.
Written by ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS Directed by PATRICK DUFFY
(For cast see Monday. Continued tomorrow at 3.0 pm. Repeat) *CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Clayton Farlow
Written By: Arthur Bernard Lewis
Directed By: Patrick Duffy

: The Natural World: Locusts - War Without End

Set in Sudan, Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa, this is the day-to-day story of where a locust plague started, why it spread, and how the natural history of the locust nearly combined with the effects of war and revolution to produce a locust plague that could have affected one fifth of the world.
BBC Bristol

Contributors

Narrator: John Hedges
Produced for WGBH Boston by: Mick Rhodes
Series Editor: Peter Jones

: Skiffle

A Forty Minutes documentary It lasted for only a few years in the 50s. But things were never the same again. For the first time young people discovered that pop was not limited to the exclusive confines of the professional. They might not be able to read a note of music, but if they learned three chords on a guitar, and bought a kazoo, a washboard, some washing line, a broom handle and a tea-chest, they could 'skiffle'. The story of skiffle is told by: Chris Barber , Beryl Bryden Nancy Whiskey ,
Chas McDevitt , Richard Stilgoe Bernard Falk , Pete Murray Stan Crowther , mp, and the artist who above all embodied skiffle, the man with the whipchord larynx, the engine driver of 'The Rock Island
Line' - Lonnie Donegan himself. Executive producer ROGER MILLS Producer ALAN PATIENT

Contributors

Told By: Chris Barber
Told By: Beryl Bryden
Told By: Nancy Whiskey
Unknown: Chas McDevitt
Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Pete Murray
Unknown: Stan Crowther
Unknown: Lonnie Donegan

: Tex Avery Cartoon

Bad Luck Blackie

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: 16 Up-The YTS Report

3: Now What?
'The only thing I expect now is another course.... it's just that, after the courses, there's nothing there for you.'
Paul Hudson was on a pilot YTS scheme with ICI in Middlesbrough. A year after it ended he is still unemployed. In the prosperous South, YTS may be a 'a bridge from school to work' - in areas of high unemployment it looks like a bridge to nowhere.

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Hudson

: E' Lollipop

continues the season of films for the family starring Jose Ferrer Karen Valentine
When Jannie , orphaned survivor of a car accident, is left on the doorstep of a Catholic mission in Lesotho, the mission priest, Father Alberto, decides to raise him with the other children in his care. As he grows up, Jannie becomes the inseparable companion of a black boy, Tsepo. But, after an accident, Peace Corps worker Carol has him flown to the United States for an operation, from which only his best friend, Tsepo, can help him to recover.
Screenplay ASHLEY LAZARUS Produced by ANDRE AND PHILO PIETERSE
Directed by ASHLEY LAZARUS
(First showing on British television) o FILMS: page 31

Contributors

Unknown: Jose Ferrer
Unknown: Karen Valentine
Unknown: When Jannie
Unknown: Ashley Lazarus
Unknown: Philo Pieterse
Directed By: Ashley Lazarus
Father Alberto: Jose Ferrer
Carol-Anne Duxley: Karen Valentine
Sister Margherita: Bess Finney
Jannie: Norman Knox
Tsepo MUNTU BEN: Louis Ndebele

: 1984.... Designing a Nightmare

Written and presented by Christopher Frayling
George Orwell wrote his bleak vision of the future in 1948. This month sees the release of a new film version in which John Hurt plays Winston Smith, the thinker of forbidden thoughts, and Richard Burton his tormentor.
Christopher Frayling discovers how London's derelict urban wasteland, an Orwellian torture chamber and specially designed props (down to the last ration book and gin bottle), were used to achieve 'a total design' for a state which has total control.

Contributors

Writer/Presenter: Christopher Frayling
Film Editor: Chris Bezant
Director: Michael Parker
Producer: Margaret Sharp

: Commercial Breaks

A series that follows the fortunes of entrepreneurs around the world as their stories unfold Hot Chocolate
Cocoa is one of the world's hottest commodities. It's a market full of intrigue, with chocolate companies and cocoa merchants fighting for the best price with producing countries like the Ivory Coast. In the middle of it all are the speculators, who gamble on the price going up or down. The risks are high, but the rewards can be great.
In one of the stormiest years ever, the programme follows the fortunes of a New York speculator, a London cocoa merchant and the chocolate company, Rowntree Mackintosh.
Narrator Hugh Sykes
Researcher ROBERT THIRKELL Film editor STEVE NEWSHAM
Executive producer JONATHAN CRANE Producer DAVID DUGAN

Contributors

Narrator: Hugh Sykes
Unknown: Robert Thirkell
Editor: Steve Newsham
Producer: Jonathan Crane
Producer: David Dugan

: Do They Mean Us?

Our sense of humour baffles them, our politics bother them, our preoccupation with tradition bemuses them.
Apparently, we don't wash, and we are morose and miserable even on holiday. On the other hand, we are polite and kind to animals, and we would be great in a crisis - if we knew one when we saw one.
Derek Jameson , in the last of the present series, looks into the more bizarre aspects of foreign television coverage of Britain.
Research MARK ROGERS Producer
LAURENCE REES

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Jameson
Unknown: Mark Rogers
Unknown: Laurence Rees

: The Mike Harding Show

'Cuddly Owl' Harding suffers a bout of 'budgie phobia' when he clashes with a 14|-pound feathered monster.
Blackpool's Grand Theatre is the setting for Mike Harding 's classic tale of woe.
Produced by BARRY BEVINS BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Mike Harding
Produced By: Barry Bevins

: Manny at 100

The Fighter by ALAN SHINWELL
On his 100th birthday today, Lord Manny ShinweU celebrates one of the longest careers in British politics. Yet it was almost the shortest. In 1913, when he was a rumbustious trade union organiser on Clydeside, an attempt was made to shoot him. The bullet killed a colleague standing alongside. Manny survived to lead the rioters on Bloody Friday in Glasgow's George Square. He nominated Ramsay MacDonald and later Harold Wilson for leadership of the Labour
Party. He nationalised the mines and led the backbench opposition to Britain joining the Common Market.
In a pugnacious career spanning the last hundred years, Manny has echoed the words he threw down challengingly to a Labour Party conference:
'I say what I like, I do what I like - and there's nobody going to stop me'.
Narration John Humphrys Research ALLAN LITTLE
Film editor COLIN COMMANDER Producer DAVID MARTIN BBC Scotland t FEATURE: page 13
• WODDIS ON: page 95

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Shinwell
Unknown: Lord Manny Shinweu
Unknown: Ramsay MacDonald
Unknown: Harold Wilson

: Open Space

Rape
Rape often happens in familiar, secure surroundings with someone who is known and trusted by the victim. The motivation is the same; not overwhelming sex and passion as is often believed, but rather a sense of domination, power and aggression.
'I looked at him and the only thing I can remember was, he doesn't see me, I am not real - I opened my mouth to scream and nothing came out. It was like being under water, like I was drowning.'
'He's served his sentence but I'm still serving mine. I'm still frightened of sleeping at night. Sometimes I'll even sleep with the light on.' "The fact that you've been used as a sexual object by another man decreases your masculinity considerably. It puts you on the level of a vessel. Of a done to rather than a doer.'
With the aid of dramatised reconstructions, rape victims tell in their own words the reality of their experiences and how their lives were affected afterwards.
Performed by Rosalind March Timothy Block ,
Victoria Williams , Paul Antony-Barber Keith Woodhams , Chris Morton
Made in partnership with the Luton Rape Crisis Centre There will be a phone-in staffed by the Luton Rape
Crisis Centre's counsellors for people needing advice and help after the programme. Phone [number removed].
Cameraman MIKE RADFORD Editor ARTHUR SOLOMON Producer MARY DICKINSON
(If you want to suggest programme ideas, get in touch with Open
Space, BBCtv Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 8QT)
OHELPLINES: page 93

Contributors

Unknown: Rosalind March
Unknown: Timothy Block
Unknown: Victoria Williams
Unknown: Paul Antony-Barber
Unknown: Keith Woodhams
Unknown: Chris Morton
Unknown: Mike Radford
Editor: Arthur Solomon
Producer: Mary Dickinson

: Newsnight









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