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9.20 Let's Go - Series 1 Ten programmes for moderately handicapped young adults, presented by BRIAN RIX . 9: Let's Go and Eat Out (R)
9.35 Rendez-vous: France Ecole, travail, famille. En apprentissage; vers un emploi; a propos de l'internat (R)
9.52 Mathscore One Graphic Description
An inexperienced salesman learns how to put his sales figures into shape. (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. 9: Who Can Help? (R)
10.38 Update USA 5: Deep South Town
The economic boom has reached Greenville, Mississippi, but has left numerous question marks about its effect on the roots of the area's poverty. Producer LEN BROWN (R)
11.0 Watch. Drums
11.17 Walrus After Four by CATHY PELUCER 5: The Aliens are about to be recalled. They are still having trouble with 'spleeing'. (R)
11.39 Science Topics Biotechnology
Traditional uses of microbes are in making cheese and beer or wine. Today the techniques are undergoing a revolution.
Series producer PETER BRATT (R)
12.0 Year of the French 5: The Ski-ing Gendarme
BERNARD CAPDERREY - on call day and night for mountain rescue duty during the winter sports season.
Producer JOHN BIRD (R)
12.30 Deutsch direkt!
A series of 20 programmes for beginners in German
9: Taking the waters is part of the German way of life, and many people go to health spas for their holidays. In Bad Mergentheim trinken die Gaste 200 bis 300 cm 3 Wasser, zweimal am Tag.
Book £5.95, three cassettes M 75 each, and Notes for Teachers £3.25, from booksellers or BBC Publications
12.55 Switch On to English (1) Key aspects of spoken and written English.
Presented by FLOELLA BENJAMIN 9: Pushing Words Together (R)
1.20 Descubra Espana Ensenanza, trabajo, yfamilia Vida escolar; ganando el pan; talleres y fabricas
This programme looks at different types of schools, colleges and places of work in Spain. Narrated by Isobel Soto & Carlos Riera. (R)
1.38 Let's See. The Senses 1: Eyes and Ears
How we see and hear and what can be done for those that can't. Presented by RHODA MACLEOD and GILLY GILCHRIST Producer PETER LEGGE
Series editor MARIANNE BAIRD
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Spot the Shape
Rabbit helps Clive the conjurer with some hat-making and cookery but there's still time for a trick or two. (R)
2.15 History 11-13 The Middle Ages 5: The Traders
RICHARD BURROWS shows evidence for the wool trade, visiting places en route from the Cotswolds to Bruges. Producer JILL SHEPPARD (R)
2.40 Exploring Science Fertilisation
Sexual reproduction is one method of passing on genetic material from one generation to the next. The programme shows sexual reproduction in plants, animals and people. (R)


Presented By: Brian Rix
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: Cathy Pelucer
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: Hanni Vanhalden
Presented By: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Descubra Espana
Presented By: Rhoda MacLeod
Presented By: Gilly Gilchrist
Producer: Peter Legge
Editor: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Richard Burrows
Producer: Jill Sheppard

: Championship Snooker

The Coral United Kingdom Championship
Further coverage of this afternoon's matches.

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Great Experiments

Six films about turning points in science, presented by Professor Heinz Wolff
4: Bright Sparks and Long Waves
When German physicist HEINRICH HERTZ produced bright blue sparks in his laboratory in 1886, he made a noise that was to encircle the world.


Presented By: Professor Heinz Wolff
Unknown: Heinrich Hertz
Directed By: George Auckland
Produced By: Ron Bloomfield

: Tucker's Luck

A series in nine parts
Episode 6 by JIM HAWKINS With Rhona missing, the Jenkins family are drawn closer together.
Outside broadcast lighting
JOHN KING. Produced and directed by DARROL BLAKE


Unknown: Jim Hawkins
Unknown: John King.
Directed By: Darrol Blake
Tucker Jenkins: Todd Carty
Mrs Jenkins: Hilary Crane
Alan: George Armstrong
Barry Jenkins: Neil Carrick
Natalia: Amanda Waring
Rhona: Joanne Palmer
Billy: Lawson Philipgoldacre
Mr Wilson: Desmond McNamara
Inspector: Trevor Cooper
Policewoman: Carole Ruggier
Radio reporter: Sarah Nash
Mrs Gordon: Tessa Shaw
Policeman: Steven Law,
Policeman: Jack Lonsdale

: Open to Question

Arthur Scargill would almost certainly vote for him - Neil Kinnock might not. The Rt
Hon Tony Benn , mp has been described as 'the Enoch Powell of the Labour Party'. Harold Wilson once said of him that 'he immatures with age'. Others see him as the guru of the Left, the purifying force of socialism.
Tonight Tony Benn is open to the questions of young people from all over Britain.
Presented by John Nicholson Research POLLY PHILLIPS Director JUSTIN C. ADAMS Producers DAVID MARTIN and CHARLES NAIRN. BBC Scotland


Unknown: Arthur Scargill
Unknown: Neil Kinnock
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Enoch Powell
Unknown: Harold Wilson
Unknown: Tony Benn
Presented By: John Nicholson
Director: Justin C. Adams
Producers: David Martin
Producers: Charles Nairn.

: Whistle Test

Andy Kershaw and Ro Newton introduce live (ie not miming even a little bit) studio sessions from Madness and the Robert Cray Band. Richard Skinner visits Joni Mitchell 's Los Angeles home to watch a 'live painting' and discuss her twin careers as visual artist and musician. Mark Ellen joins the new generation of long-haired, flared-trousered flower people as Doctor & The Medics take on Bristol's Bier Keller.
Plus Hindsight; the Video-Vote (call [number removed]); and news from today's chart. Producers TREVOR DANN and JOHN BURROWES


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Ro Newton
Unknown: Richard Skinner
Unknown: Joni Mitchell
Musician: Mark Ellen
Unknown: Bier Keller.
Producers: Trevor Dann
Producers: John Burrowes
Director: Tom Corcoran
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between Frank Muir Angela Pleasance Timothy West and Arthur Marshall
Sue Cook
Julian Pettifer
Referee Robert Robinson Devised by MARK GOODSON Directed by MICHAEL LEGGO Producer PAUL CIANI


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Angela Pleasance
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Directed By: Michael Leggo
Producer: Paul Ciani

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly
Michael Barry , Jill Goolden What goes into processed fish? Rather more than we bargain for. As the government considers new controls for fish products,
Food and Drink looks behind the batter and breadcrumbs. What's the most hyped wine of all? The answer must be Beaujolais Nouveau, which features in a tasting this week. Will it match up to alternative nouveau wines? And a delicious recipe for a healthy Christmas pudding: Michael Barry demonstrates a pud with no added fat. Director JILL DAWSON
The Food and Drink Cookbook, £2.95 from booksellers


Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden
Unknown: Michael Barry
Director: Jill Dawson
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: Ties of Blood

A series by GRAHAM REID Out of Tune
Eric is a talented bandsman, but he wants more than anything to be a 'real soldier' and make a positive contribution in Northern
Ireland. Sam, an experienced RUC man and a Catholic, has a rather different viewpoint.
He and his family already live with reality.
Costume designer MAGGIE DONNELLY Make-up designer KATHY CARRUTH Executive producer KEITH WILLIAMS Producer TIM IRONSIDE WOOD Director JAMES ORMEROD


Designer: John Armstrong
Designer: Maggie Donnelly
Designer: Kathy Carruth
Producer: Keith Williams
Producer: Tim Ironside
Director: James Ormerod
Eric: Tyler Butterworth
Sergeant: Mike Savage
Tony: Andrew Paul
: Sam DesmcAleer
First policeman: B J Hogg
Sam's mother: Sheila McGibbon
Anne: Stella McCusker
Phyllis: Maureen McAuley
Betty: Susie Kelly
Walter: James Duggan
Lucinda: Helen Magill
Walker: Anthony Frew
Soldier in Naafl: Charles Dale
Dave: Dan Gordon
Katie: Tracey Lynch
Kevin: Con Lynch
Ken: Roy Heayberd
Second policeman: Michael Foyle
Third policeman: John Munn
Sergeant guardroom: Robert Gary
Lance Corporal Wilson: Nick McCaul
Private Smart: James Nesbitt

: Arena

The Cinema of Francesco Rosi
Francesco Rosi is one of the foremost figures in post-war
Italian cinema. His films have an epic sweep covering Mafia crime, political corruption and economic mismanagement in Italy since the liberation of the country from Fascism by the Americans in 1944. Filmed in Naples and his home in Rome, Rosi talks about his development as a film-maker with illustrations from Salvatore Giuliano ,
Lucky Luciano , Hands Over the City, Illustrious Corpses and Three Brothers. Associate producer JOHN FRANCIS LANE Executive producers


Unknown: Francesco Rosi
Unknown: Francesco Rosi
Unknown: Salvatore Giuliano
Unknown: Lucky Luciano
Producer: John Francis Lane
Unknown: Nigel Finch
Director: Dennis Marks

: Newsnight

John Tusa
Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith 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

: Weatherview

: Rally Report 85

After the only full night's rest in this year's rally, the competitors start their journey north through the Yorkshire stages. The drivers may be refreshed, but what sort of punishment are the cars receiving?
Find out with william WOOLLARD tonight as he brings you the news and action from today's special stages, live from Rally Headquarters.
BRIAN JONES provides the commentary and SUE BAKER reports from the stages.


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Brian Jones
Director: Brian Strachan
Producer: Philip Franklin

: The Lords Today

Christopher Jones reports on today's proceedings in the Upper House.


Unknown: Christopher Jones

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