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: Daytime on Two

9.20 Let's Go - Series 1
3: Let's Go and Telephone (R)
9.35 Encounter: France Travel and Transport (R)
9.52 Mathscore One 2: Bits and Pieces
A way-out waitress and a capricious customer make fractions a piece of cake! (R)
10.15 Look and Read
Dark Towers by ANDREW DAVIES A reading series for 7- to 9-year-olds based around a humorous ghost story in ten episodes. 3: The Old Legend
Producer SUE WEEKS (R)
10.38 Update USA 2: Sun Belt City
Phoenix, Arizona spreads ever outwards into the surrounding desert as industry cashes in on the 'pro-business climate' of the Sun Belt.
Producer LEN BROWN (R)
11.0 Watch. Bees and Honey
11.17 Walrus
After Four by CATHY PELLICER 2: When the Aliens try a bit of chatting-up at the disco, all they get is a bottle of arsenic. Producer MORTON SURGUY (R)
11.39 Science Topics. Genetics and Genetic Engineering
Series producer PETER BRATT (R)
12.0 Year of the French
2: The Fashion Designer (R)
12.30 Deutsch direkt!
A series of 20 programmes for beginners in German. Programm Drei
Going shopping and ordering a meal. A look at some of the crafts and the people who work at them in the Schnoorviertel, the old quarter of Bremen.
12.55 Switch On to English (1) 3: Asking Questions (R)
1.20 Encounter: Spain Communications
Motorbikes and the Guardia Civil; Valladolid airport; by train to Salamanca - and the postman's round. (R)
1.38 Let's See
Flowers and Fruits of the Earth 1: Just Flowers
Many flowers are not just attractive to look at - they can also be very useful.
Presenter MICHAEL scorr Producer PETER LEGGE
Series editor MARIANNE BAIRD
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Everything goes wrong for
Cosmo and Dibs while they are minding JENNIE BARNETT 's stall. Practice with the number 6. Book: Meg's Eggs
2.15 History 11-13: The Middle Ages. 2: The Castle
When Thomas Beauchamp remodelled Warwick Castle, he designed it more to impress than to be a defensible base. How had the functions of castles and knights changed since the Norman Conquest ? Producer JILL SHEPPARD (R)
2.40 Exploring Science. Energy Everybody uses the word energy - but what does it mean? Do scientists use the word in a special way? (R)


Unknown: Andrew Davies
Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: Cathy Pellicer
Producer: Peter Bratt
Producer: Peter Legge
Editor: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Jennie Barnett
Producer: Richard Callanan
Unknown: Thomas Beauchamp
Unknown: Norman Conquest
Producer: Jill Sheppard

: Conservative Party Conference 85

Further coverage plus the debate on Food and Farming. Conference results on Ceefax page 205

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Laramie

The High Country
A stolen horse leads Slim into the middle of a hostile range war over grazing rights between cattlemen and a religious farming community. With neither side prepared to back down, Slim is forced to act as mediator.
Written by DAN ULLMAN Directed by JOE KANE (R)


Written By: Dan Ullman
Directed By: Joe Kane
Slim Sherman: John Smith
Jess Harper: Robert Fuller
Daisy: Spring Byington
Mike: Dennis Holmes
Mel Bishop: Barton MacLane
Jason Duncan: Frank Overton

: Open to Question

He once said: 'I don't believe in black majority rule in Rhodesia, not in a thousand years.' The Hon Ian Smith was the country's Prime
Minister for 16 years until it became independent
Zimbabwe five years ago. One day the priorities were white, capitalist and discriminatory. The following morning they were Marxist-Leninist, populist and multiracial.
Today Ian Smith is a minority leader in the Zimbabwe parliament. The Prime
Minister, Robert Mugabe , has refused to speak to him for over three years. Where is
Zimbabwe going? What does the future hold for its white population?
Tonight Ian Smith is open to the questions of young people from all over Britain.
Presented by John Nicolson Research POLLY PHILLIPS Director JUSTIN c. ADAMS Producers DAVID MARTIN


Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Robert Mugabe
Unknown: Ian Smith
Presented By: John Nicolson
Presented By: Research Polly Phillips
Director: Justin C. Adams

: Whistle Test

Featuring an exclusive live interview with Kate Bush and news from
Duran Duran 's Simon Le Bon and Nick Rhodes about their new project, Arcadia. Andy
Kershaw joins the audience at Shelley's, Stoke-on Trent , for live music from The Icicle Works. Mark Ellen and David Hepworth introduce live studio sessions from soul giant Bobby Womack , and the latest darling of Greenwich Village, Suzanne Vega.
The latest chart news from
Richard Skinner , Hindsight and the Video Vote (call [number removed]). Producers


Unknown: Kate Bush
Unknown: Duran Duran
Unknown: Simon Le Bon
Unknown: Nick Rhodes
Unknown: Arcadia. Andy
Unknown: Stoke-On Trent
Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: David Hepworth
Unknown: Bobby WomacK
Unknown: Suzanne Vega.
Unknown: Richard Skinner
Unknown: Trevor Dann.
Unknown: John Burrowes
Directors: Tom Corcoran.
Unknown: David G. Croft
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Hooked! International

Three teams are lined up today for the fifth heat of the international coarse fishing match. The combined Great
Britain and Ireland side takes on the French and the Belgians, at Lissaney in County Cavan, Ireland. The teams
Great Britain and Ireland:
Welsh Rugby star Gareth Edwards , a keen trout and salmon angler, tries his luck day and night fishing at Ballinahinch Castle in Connemara. Presented by Derek Davis
Match organiser Pete Thompson
Director PHILIP FRANKLIN Producer ROY RONNIE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Allan Haines
Unknown: Rab Stephens
Unknown: John Montgomery France
Unknown: Francois Venot
Unknown: Christian Wilk
Unknown: Didier Guessard
Unknown: Gareth Edwards
Presented By: Derek Davis
Unknown: Pete Thompson
Director: Philip Franklin
Producer: Roy Ronnie

: Top Gear

Tonight William Woollard , Sue Baker and a 1930s
Bentley Tourer represent Top Gear in the Great English Wine Run. One hundred teams driving a variety of vehicles leave Alfriston in Sussex en route for Paris.
Sue Baker also reports from Transport in Action, the trucks 'shop window'.
Chris Goffey tries out the new Volvo 760 Estate car for size; and Peter Burgess travels to Sardinia to get to grips with Ford's latest additions to their range. the 4WD Granada and 4WD Sierra XR4.
Executive producer DENNIS ADAMS BBC Pebble Mill o COMPETITION: page 13


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Sue Baker
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Unknown: Peter Burgess
Producer: Philip Frankun
Producer: Dennis Adams

: Lame Ducks

A six-part comedy series written by PETER J. HAMMOND starring John Duttine Lorraine Chase Brian Murphy
4: When Mrs Kelly 's barn burns down, suspicion falls on Tommy - but why does Vicar Pennyjohn hate churches?
Designer NIGEL CURZON. Produced and directed by JOHN B HOBBS


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
Mister Drake: John Duttine
Angie: Lorraine Chase
Ansell: Brian Murphy
Tommy: Patric Turner
Maurice: Tony Millan
Mrs Kelly: Cyd Hayman
McFadyen: Leonard Maguire
Pennyjohn: Greg Doran

: Probation

The Training
However much theory students can absorb, there comes a time when they have to face the reality of probation work.
This film observes the work of David Scott , the 'Senior' in Portsmouth responsible for training. He is the man who guides the students through the maze of the courts and their first encounters with barristers, magistrates and a variety of offenders.
Assistant producer WAYNE MOCKETT Editor DAVID BARRETT
Executive producer JOHN SHEARER Director cameraman
• INFO: page 77


Unknown: David Scott
Producer: Wayne Mockett
Editor: David Barrett
Producer: John Shearer
Unknown: Richard Leiterman.
Producer: Steve Timmins

: A Winter Harvest

A country tale in three parts with Cheryl Campbell 2: The Drift by JANE BEESON
Autumn on Dartmoor. The animals need attention; the sheep must be dipped and the ponies rounded-up. Caroline is joined by Helen, her friend and old flatmate, full of reminders of her former life.
Film editor CHARLES ALDRIDGE Produced and directed by COLIN GODMAN BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Cheryl Campbell
Music By: Frank Evans
Editor: Charles Aldridge
Directed By: Colin Godman
Caroline Ashurst: Cheryl Campbell
Helen: Sheila Ruskin
Patrick Ashurst: Mark Wing-Da Vey
Tom: Mark Elliott

: Newsnight

Conservative Conference
The Conservative Party's annual conference began in Blackpool this morning amid concern over the party's standing in the opinion polls and with the new cabinet on the platform together for the first time. John Tusa and Vincent Hanna report from Blackpool on the day's debates, with Donald MacCormick and Jenni Murray in London with an assessment of the day's other news.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Weatherview

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