6.30 Cancer: Terminal care
6.55 The Art of Charlotte Bronte
'The Sail Beck Horseshoe' is not some sophisticated piece of equestrian equipment, but the route of one of the most demanding fell races in Britain. It's set in Buttermere in the Lake District, where David Bean, with BBC camera teams, records a race that is among the most strenuous in the athletics calendar.
starring Doug McClure Katharine Ross
Bataan, 1945. Pursued by Japanese marines, an American GI is joined by a nurse, a Priest, seven orphans and ?°me unexpected passengers jn an ancient church bus on a hazardous 100-mile journey. Made on location in the Philippines, this World War II adventure stars Doug cynical corporal concerned only with saving his own skin.
Screenplay by WINSTON MILLER
Produced by JACK LEEWOOD Directed by DON WEIS
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Cpl Steve Bennett:
Lt Laura Huntington:
Theresa Theresa John is 28 years old and a slow learner. Most of her life has been spent in special schools or training centres. Like her friends
Debbie and Susan, she has had to put up with the insults and patronising attitudes of so-called normal people. 'I just don't like the term mentally handicapped. It's not fair calling us that. (Debbie, aged 25)
But for Theresa life is changing. She has become a star athlete and is the favourite for the gold medal at the mini-Olympics ... Film editor RAY HOUGH Producer PAUL PIERROT Made by the COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT (R)
A series of eight prize-winning films from different parts of the world.
6: Koalas-Out on a Limb The koala bear is loved worldwide for its cuddly image. But the 'bear' facts can be very misleading - the koala is not a bear, but a marsupial.
Once very numerous, it has become a rare sight nowadays, and one destined to become rarer still. This film from Australia made by LARRY ZETUN takes an in-depth look at the koala, and reveals that koalas are dying in their thousands, because of a condition closely related to venereal disease.
Presented for TV by GEORGE INGER BBC Bristol
Last of the present series Presented by Paul Heiney The weekly magazine with news and vital information for everybody interested in going away this summer. Kathy Rochford 's
Mediterranean report - this week:Cyprus
Weather facts and forecast from Jim Bacon
Matthews Collins takes a holiday with a difference. And if you can just get up and go - the last-minute holiday bargains.
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Studio director SUE LOCHEAD
Executive director ALAN DOBSON BBC Manchester
continues a season of television films dealing with controversial subjects, starring
Deserted by their parents at the side of a Kansas cornfield, Patty and her four brothers and sisters try to fend for themselves. But after a week of living rough, they are taken into custody. For the social services the problem is how to keep the children together. Melissa Michaelsen gives a remarkable performance as the eldest child in this sensitive story of a young family who are victims of a broken promise.
Screenplay by STEPHEN KANDEL from the book by ALEX LAZZARINO and KENT HAYES
Producers DON TAYLOR. JOE BOSTON Directed by DON TAYLOR
(First showing on British television)
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11.30 Testing Time for 'Maestro'
How do manufacturers ensure the reliability of sophisticated electronics systems in cars?
11.55 Plants: Problems with Water
Water movement in plants involves water loss. This can be a problem when supply is restricted by disease or extreme environments.