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: Daytime on Two

9.15 Job Bank
Technical Photography
Photography that covers road safety trials, historical buildings, satellite images and human bodies.
Director CAROLINE GODLEY
9.38 Going to Work
Starting Your Own Business How four self-employed youngsters, with some help, learn to cope with people, money and time; all skills necessary for running your own business.
Producer JILL GLINDON REED
Series producer PAUL MITCHELL
10.0 You and Me My Clothes
Charlotte helps her dad sort out some clothes and has fun trying them on. (.Repeat)
10.15 Music Time
10: Dick Whittington
The original performance of a new musical version of the legend based on events in the life of Richard Whittington , Lord Mayor of London. With children from Fitzjohn's Primary School.
Presenters JONATHAN COHEN and HELEN SPEIRS
Teachers CATHY JOYNER , DAVID JOYNER and SANDY BROWNJOHN Director RONALD SMEDLEY
Producer ELIZABETH BENNETT
10.38 British Social History 5: Railways
A device for making the world smaller. KEITH CHEGWIN visits the Liverpool to Manchester line.
11.0 Zig Zag
There She Blows!
It can weigh as much as 30 elephants and dive deeper than a submarine, but the whale is no match for the greed of man. *CEEFAX SUBTITLES
11.23 Thinkabout In the Mirror
Frank and Sally go looking for reflections, with some surprising results. There's a story about a rain puddle and a new song called 'Who's that in there?' Leroy and Lennie and a sequence with bendy mirrors complete this week's programme. with JIM DUNK as Frank and VICKY ucorish as Sally Producer DEREK LONGHURST
11.42 General Studies
Panorama special: part 2 Tobacco: the Habit the Government Won't Break
Smoking is the single most preventable cause of death and disease in the UK. But the revenue from tobacco sales provides the Treasury with about E4,000 million a year. Any move to curb cigarette smoking further could prove expensive to the government. This film report looks at tobacco sponsorship - particularly of sport and the arts.
Producer DAVID WICKHAM
12.10pm 16 Up
Happy Loving Couples
3: What sort of relationship do you want?

Contributors

Director: Caroline Godley
Producer: Jill Glindon
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Unknown: Dick Whittington
Unknown: Richard Whittington
Presenters: Jonathan Cohen
Presenters: Helen Speirs
Unknown: Teachers Cathy Joyner
Unknown: David Joyner
Unknown: Sandy Brownjohn
Director: Ronald Smedley
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett
Unknown: Keith Chegwin
Producer: David Wickham

: The Tribal Eye

Six award-winning films in which David Attenborough relates the masterpieces of tribal art to the people and places that produced them. 1: Behind the Mask
The remote Dogon country in central Mali still retains much of the mystery and magic of ancient Africa. It is one of the last places left on earth where it is possible to see not only how tribal carvings are made, but why they are made and what part they play in ritual life. Film editor PAM BOSWORTH
Producer DAVID COLLISON (Part 2 tomorrow at 3.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: David Collison

: Championship Snooker

The Coral United Kingdom Championship
DENNIS TAYLOR , very much the celebrity after his memorable win last month in the Grand Prix, will be keeping the jokes to a minimum as he chases a second title on his home ground against
TONY KNOWLES in a vital match. DAVID VINE introduces further coverage.

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Tony Knowles

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Hey Look.... That's Me!

Dancing girls, a giant goose, sand yachting and a fun bus are some of the highlights of a day Chris Harris spends in Bognor Regis. And the irrepressible Lil 'borrows' the pink caravan for her role as Mother Goose in Bognor's own pantomime. Film editor STEVE HOLDSWORTH Producer PATRICK TAGGART

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Harris
Unknown: Bognor Regis.
Editor: Steve Holdsworth
Producer: Patrick Taggart

: Hollywood Ladies: Esther Williams in Jupiter's Darling

with Howard Keel
George Sanders
The year is 218BC and Hannibal's army is advancing on ancient Rome. Amytis, the beautiful and independent fiancee of Rome's dictator, becomes fascinated with Hannibal, but her scheme to save the city has unforeseen and unusual results!
Esther Williams gives an engaging performance - both in and out of the water - in MGM's spectacular musical excursion into history.
Screenplay by DOROTHY KINGSLEY Based on the play Road to Rome by ROBERT E. SHERWOOD
Produced by GEORGE WELLS Directed by GEORGE SIDNEY
Rita Hayworth in Lady from Shanghai
0 IN THE PICTURE: page 31

Contributors

Unknown: Esther Williams
Play By: Dorothy Kingsley
Unknown: Robert E. Sherwood
Produced By: George Wells
Directed By: George Sidney
Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Amytis: Esther Williams
Hannibal: Howard Keel
Meta: Marge Champion
Varius: Gower Champion
Fabius Maximus: George Sanders
Horatio: Richard Haydn
Mago: William Demarest

: Ken Hom's Chinese Cookery: 5: Meat

Today Ken Hom focuses on some of the key techniques used to cook meat in Chinese cuisine. Steaming preserves the natural flavours of food and is a method much favoured in southern China, where the recipe for steamed beef meatballs comes from. Ken introduces two dishes from western China -spicy chilli pork spare ribs and stir-fried hot and sour kidneys. Ken also looks at the types of meat available in a Hong Kong market and finds out how soy sauce is made.
Book, Ken Hom's Chinese Cookery, from booksellers, £8.95 hardback/£5.25 paperback.
For a free leaflet on where to obtain authentic Chinese ingredients and details of a BBC Starter Kit, send large sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Cook/presenter: Ken Hom
Studio director: Anne O'Dwyer
Producer: Jenny Stevens

: To the Manor Born

by PETER SPENCE starring Designer
IAN RAWNSLEY
Producer GARETH GWENLAN

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Spence
Unknown: Ian Rawnsley
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Audrey: Penelope Keith
Richard: Peter Bowles
Marjory Frobisher: Angela Thorne
Brigadier: Anthony Sharp
Rector: Gerald Sim
Brabinger: John Rudling
Sir Peter Allenshaw: David Garth
Ned: Michael Bilton
Miller: Nicholas McArdle
Mrs Beecham: Betty Tucker

: Lame Ducks

The last in the series
Written by PETER J. HAMMOND starring John Duttine Lorraine Chase Brian Murphy
An invitation for the Lame Ducks to attend Mrs Kelly 's once-in-a-lifetime party. But when Angie decides to leave for the coast Drake and the others realise just how lost they are without her.
Designer NIGEL CURZON
Produced and directed by JOHN B. HOBBS

Contributors

Written By: Peter J. Hammond
Unknown: John Duttine
Unknown: Lorraine Chase
Unknown: Brian Murphy
Unknown: Mrs Kelly
Designer: Nigel Curzon
Directed By: John B. Hobbs
Mr Drake: John Duttine
Angie: Lorraine Chase
Ansell: Brian Murphy
Tommy: Patric Turner
Maurice: Tony Millan
Mrs Kelly: Cyd Hayman
Hector: Ballard Berkeley
Julian: Pip Short
Landlord: Brian Coburn
Ernie: Edward Highmore
Old John: John Gill

: Laugh??? I Nearly Paid My Licence Fee

Starring Robbie Coltrane, John Sessions, Ron Bain, Louise Gold.

Dear Sir,
Who was that dishy guy in last week's programme? I'm talking about the one on the left in that bit about the big filing cabinet. It was really funny. He was really dishy.
Could you arrange for me to meet him, get married, have a honeymoon in the Seychelles and raise a family of six girls in a detached mansion in the Cotswolds? Failing that I would appreciate a signed photograph.
Yours sincerely,
Maureen Dog

BBC Scotland

Contributors

Performer: Robbie Coltrane
Performer: Ron Bain
Performer: Louise Gold
Performer: John Sessions
Music and lyrics: David McNiven
Script Editor: Philip Differ
Designer: Campbell Gordon
Producer/Director: Colin Gilbert

: Horizon: Global Village

"Horizon" visits the Indian village of Manikonda, where Bombay movies, educational programmes, glossy adverts and re-runs of British TV comedy series like "To the Manor Born" have become a new part of rural life.

Satellite television has arrived in village India, through a satellite built by Indian scientists, INSAT 1B. Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, who first conceived the idea of the communications satellites, supports the late Mrs Gandhi's belief that space technology can play a vital role in development.

But can new communication technologies like INSAT be used to raise the living standards of the poor, or will they merely reinforce existing inequalities?

Contributors

Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Film Editor: Nigel Ashcroft
"Horizon" Editor: Graham Massey
Written and Produced by: Richard Keefe

: Frank Delaney

The cosmos versus the kitchen sink -is there a gulf between men and women writers today?
Frank Delaney puts the question to Fay Weldon , Martin Amis Michele Roberts and Malcolm Bradbury Director TONY TYLEY Producer CHRIS MOHR
Executive producer pump Speight

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Delaney
Unknown: Fay Weldon
Unknown: Martin Amis
Unknown: Michele Roberts
Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Director: Tony Tyley
Producer: Chris Mohr

: Newsnight

: Top Gear Rally Report

Day two in the Lombard RAC Rally when many of the aficionados claim that the rallying really starts, in the forests of Cumbria, Scotland and Northumberland.
WILLIAM WOOLLARD introduces the latest news and action live from Rally HQ in Chester. BARRIE GILL provides the commentary and SUE BAKER reports from the stages. Director BRIAN STRACHAN Producer PHILIP FRANKLIN BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Introduces: William Woollard
Director: Brian Strachan
Producer: Philip Franklin

: Buongiorno Italia!

With LILLY LEMBO LAMBERT and ENRICO VERDECCHIA 10: Rivediamo un po'... About festivals and festivities.
Film editor RODERICK LONGHURST Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI

Contributors

Editor: Roderick Longhurst
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini








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