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: Daytime on Two

9.20 Let's Go - Series 1 Ten programmes for moderately handicapped young adults, presented by BRIAN RIX Let's Go and Look After Our Teeth (R)
9.35 Encounter: France School, Work, Family
First day at work for a chef; shop assistants in training - and end of term for some boarding pupils. (R)
9.52 Mathscore Two 2: Half and Half
It all adds up to what? A percentage?
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.
4: The Clue in the Book Room (R;
10.38 Geography Casebook: Britain. Inner City (2)
The second of two film reports on how Glasgow has been redeveloped since the war. (R)
11.0 Watch. Wax
11.17 Geography: 11-14
Routeway BERNARD CLARK investigates the different ways the first canal, the first railway and the first motorway crossed the Pennines between Yorkshire and Lancashire. (R)
11.39 Science Topics Chemists at Work
Is our drinking waterpure? Do we control effluent efficiently? The only way to be sure is by careful chemical analysis.
Series producer PETER BRATT (R)
12.0 Une annee chez les Français
2: La grande couturière
French-language version of The Year of the French featuring the glamorous and exciting world of fashion and the Paris Collections.
12.30 Deutsch direkt!
A series of 20 programmes for beginners in German.
4: How to book accommodation and buy things in quantities and weights. From the rural village of Dotlingen Deutsch direkt! goes to Jever and visits its well-known brewery. Hier macht der Computer die Arbeit. Presented by HANNI VANHAIDEN Director MARION ALLINSON
(Complementary radio programme on Sunday Radio 4 VHF at 5.30 pm, repeated next Saturday at 4.30pm)
Book, £5.95, three cassettes £3. 75 each, and Notes for Teachers from booksellers or BBC Publications
12.55 Switch On to English (1) Key aspects of spoken and written English are taught using extracts from popular television series as reinforcement. Presented by FLOELLA BENJAMIN
4: Could You Repeat That Please? (R)
1.20 Encounter: Spain School, Work, Family
Private and state schools, a technical college, a car worker and his family - and industry and craftsmen in Spain. (R)
1.38 Let's See
Flowers and Fruits of the Earth 1: Just Flowers (R)
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Dibs wants to join in on Cosmo's game with jeni
BARNETT - but they won't let him. Meet the number 5 and the song 'Five in a bed'. Book: Alex and Roy
2.15 Near and Far Above and Below
Making use of the limited space in our town and city centres has meant building up and digging down. Office blocks tower above the street while essential services are buried underground.
Producer ROBIN GWYN (R)
2.40 Exploring Science Electricity
Electricity cannot be heard, seen or smelt - yet it is the most important carrier of energy. (R) CAROUNE GODLEY (R)


Presented By: Brian Rix
Producer: David Roseveare
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Routeway Bernard Clark
Producer: Peter Bratt
Unknown: Caroune Godley

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Laramie

A Grave for Cully Brown
Jess Harper is mistaken for killer Cully Brown and jailed to await trial for murder.
Unable to convince the sheriff of his innocence, Jess escapes to search for Brown but becomes involved with the killer in a mysterious and dangerous plot.
Directed by JOE KANE (R)


Unknown: Cully Brown
Unknown: Jess Harper
Unknown: Cully Brown
Directed By: Joe Kane
Jess: Robert Fuller
Cully Brown: David McLean

: Open to Question

The sabotage of the Greenpeace protest ship Rainbow Warrior in New
Zealand has already brought the resignation of France's defence minister and the dismissal of the head of foreign intelligence.
Two people arrested after the incident face trial in Auckland next month.
Steve Sawyer is South Pacific co-ordinator of the Greenpeace campaign. He was there when Rainbow Warrior was blown up.
Tonight he is open to the questions of young people from all over Britain.
Presented by John Nicolson Research POLLY PHILLIPS Director JUSTIN ADAMS c. Producers


Unknown: Steve Sawyer
Presented By: John Nicolson
Presented By: Research Polly Phillips
Director: Justin Adams
Unknown: David Martin
Unknown: Charles Nairn

: Whistle Test

Neil Young discusses his
'consistently erratic' 20-year career with Andy Kershaw and explains why he's gone 'Back to the Country' and become a Reagan fan. David Hepworth and Mark Ellen introduce live studio sessions from Blancmange and Rain
Parade and ask Robert Wyatt and Jerry Dammers about their new collaboration.
Richard Skinner surveys the new charts and WT cameras investigate London's rock landmarks.
For Hindsight and the Video Vote call [number removed]Producers


Unknown: Neil Young
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: David Hepworth
Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: Robert Wyatt
Unknown: Jerry Dammers
Unknown: Richard Skinner
Unknown: Trevor Dann.
Unknown: John Burrowes
Director: Tom Corcoran
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Hooked! International

The Grand Final
Individual matchmen from all over Europe line up against each other in the final of the coarse angling competition at Killykeen, in County Cavan, Ireland.
The line-up:
KARLO JEPPESEN (Denmark) Presenter Derek Davis Match organiser Pete Thompson
Director PHILIP FRANKUN Producer ROY RONNIE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: John Montgomery
Unknown: Jan van Schendel
Unknown: Abel Coupin
Unknown: Dick Clegg
Unknown: Didier Guessard
Unknown: Denis White
Unknown: Willie Russell
Unknown: Sid Meads
Unknown: Richard Borley
Unknown: Wolfgang Kremkus
Unknown: Karlo Jeppesen
Presenter: Derek Davis
Unknown: Pete Thompson
Director: Philip Frankun
Producer: Roy Ronnie

: Top Gear

Four out of ten motorists break down each year - everything from running out of petrol to bursting into flames. William Woollard explores some of the organisations that could come to your rescue. What will succeed the Vauxhall Astra as Car of the Year? Chris Goffey looks at the contenders and discovers how the judges make their choice. Sue Baker looks at the future for the micro car - cheap to buy and tax and economical to run. Producer JENNY COWAN
Executive producer DENNIS ADAMS BBC Pebble Mill
0 COMPETITION: page 78


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Producer: Jenny Cowan
Producer: Dennis Adams

: Lame Ducks

A six-part comedy series written by PETER J. HAMMOND starring John Duttine Lorraine Chase Brian Murphy
5: Drake and Angie disagreeabout the weather. Tommy brings his new girlfriend to meet the others. Mrs Kelly stays to tea.
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
Sally Lun: Juliette Grassby

: Probation

Alcohol is the largest single factor in offending. Kids get drunk on a Saturday night and come up against the law. Drinkers for whom the bottle has become a way of life steal to keep their habit going.
This film concentrates on two men, both on probation, and their struggle against drink. Assistant producer WAYNE MOCKETT Editor DAVID BARRETT
Director cameraman


Producer: Wayne Mockett
Unknown: Richard Leiterman.
Producer: Steve Timmins

: A Winter Harvest

The last of a three-part country tale with Cheryl Campbell Rough Weather by JANE BEESON
Winter settles on the moor. Caroline looks forward to Christmas and Patrick's return to the farm. As the year ends she must take stock of her life on the farm. 'She's not like one of us at all; but Tom seems to get on with her,' says Rita bitterly.
Produced and directed by COLIN GODMAN BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Jane Beeson
Music By: Frank Evans
Directed By: Colin Godman
Caroline Ashurst: Cheryl Campbell
Tom: Mark Elliott
Patrick Ashurst: Mark Wing-Davey
Helen: Sheila Ruskin
Rita: Julia Hills
Jim: John Abineri
Vet: Victor Winding
Martin: Roger McKern
Janet: Heather Todd

: Newsnight

John Tusa Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary with Jenni Murray ,
Ian Smith and David Davies present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Olivia O'Leary
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: David Davies

: Weatherview

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