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: Daytime on Two

9.20 Let's Go - Series 1
Last of ten programmes for moderately handicapped young adults, presented by BRIAN rk
9: Let's Go and Join a Club (R)
9.35 Rendez-vous: France
Loisirs. Apres l'école; a la une; en vacances (R)
9.52 Mathscore Two
5: Picture Story. Column graphs tell a story, but what happens if a column is missing? (R)
10.15 Look and Read Dark Towers by ANDREW DA VIES
A reading series for 7- to 9-year-olds based around a humorous ghost story in ten episodes. 10: The Last Laugh (R)
10.38 Geography Casebook:
Britain. The Changing Coastline BERNARD CLARK investigates man's efforts to defend the coastline of Dorset and Hampshire.
Producer LEN BROWN (R)
11.0 Watch. Peter and the Wolf Prokofiev's delightful musical tale is brought to life in a specially created animation featuring ALAN platt's charming puppets.
Narrator JAMES EARL ADAIR Animation BURA AND HARDWICK Director ALAN PLATT
Series producerDAVID TAFT
11.17 Geography 11-14 Japanese Farm
Intensive agriculture not far from the bustle of Tokyo. (R)
11.39 Science Topics Relationships
The interdependence and associations between living organisms.
Series producer PETER BRATT (R)
12.0 Une annee chez les Francais
5: Le gendarme des montagnes Mountain rescue - just one of the duties for the local gendermerie in this week's
French-commentary version of Year of the French (R)
12.30 Deutsch direkt!
A series of 20 programmes for beginners in German
10: Wiirzburg is the principal city of Franconia, a region of vineyards large and small where a delightful white wine is produced, Frankenwein. The
Weinfest in Volkach am Main is the climax of the harvest.
Presented by HANNI VANHAIDEN Director gill BARNES
Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI (Complementary radio programme on Sunday Radio 4 VHF at 5.30pm. re-broadcast nert Saturday at 4.30) Book £5.95, three cassettes £3. 75 each, and Notes for Teachers E3 25, from booksellers or BBC Publications
12.55 Switch On to English (1) Key aspects of spoken and written English.
Presented by FLOELLA BENJAMIN 10: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (R) 1.20 Descubra Espana Unos ratos libres
Una cita; reportaje deportivo; pasatiempos y fiestas. (R)
1.38 Let's See. The Senses 2: Taste, Touch and Smell A close-up view of noses, tongues and textures.
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 Think of Number
Rabbit is quite good at counting, as long as Clive keeps out of the way.
Producer ROGER FRY
Series producer ROY THOMPSON (R)
2.15 Near and Far Bars of Tin (R)
2.40 Exploring Science
Reproduction and Survival (R)

Contributors

Presented By: Brian Rk
Unknown: Bernard Clark
Producer: Len Brown
Narrator: James Earl Adair
Director: Alan Platt
Producer: David Taft
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: Hanni Vanhaiden
Director: Gill Barnes
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini
Presented By: Floella Benjamin
Presented By: Rhoda MacLeod
Presented By: Gilly Gilchrist
Producer: Peter Legge
Editor: Marianne Baird
Producer: Roger Fry
Producer: Roy Thompson

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Great Experiments

Six films about turning points in science, presented by Professor Heinz Wolff
5: Number Crunching
When Byron's daughter joined forces with a mathematician in the 1840s, they dreamed of a machine which could make millions of accurate calculations. The technology of the time was inadequate, but their work foreshadowed the modern computer.
Directed by GEORGE AUCKLAND Produced by RON BLOOMFIELD

Contributors

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

: Tucker's Luck

A series in nine parts
Episode 7 by JIM HAWKINS
Distractions at college and problems at work put a strain on Tucker's relationship with Natalia.
Outside broadcast sound ROBIN LUXFORD
Studio sound BARRY BONNER Produced and directed by DARROL BLAKE

Contributors

Unknown: Jim Hawkins
Unknown: Robin Luxford
Unknown: Barry Bonner
Directed By: Darrol Blake
Tucker Jenkins: Todd Carty
Mrs Jenkins: Hilary Crane
Alan: George Armstrong
Natalia: Amanda Waring
Rhona: Joanne Palmer
Barry Jenkins: Neil Carrick
Mr Choudhury: Marc Zuber
Matthew Clarke: Stephen Persaud
Billy Lawson: Philip Goldacre
Gill: Sophie Brew
Jim: Mark Raymond
Dungeon master: Charley Boorman
Receptionist: Judy Collins

: Open to Question

In the transient world of show business, he has commanded the spotlight for more than 20 years. An international audience loves his voice and image. Yet he has visited refugee camps in Bangladesh, ridden over the dirt tracks of southern Sudan and taken time out to teach Bible class. His life is show business but he says: 'There is no way I can divorce that from Christ'.
Cliff Richard 's songs have been in the Top Ten virtually every year since 1958. So what is the secret of his success? And why is his religion so important?
Tonight he is open to the questions of young people from all over Britain.
Presented by John Nicolson Research POLLY PHILLIPS DirectorJUSTIN c ADAMS Producers DAVID MARTIN and CHARLES NAIRN , BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown: Cliff Richard
Presented By: John Nicolson
Unknown: Polly Phillips
Director: Justin C Adams
Producers: David Martin
Producers: Charles Nairn

: Whistle Test

Ro Newton introduces New Order live from the Hacienda Club, Manchester. David Hepworth is in the studio for live sessions from Fine Young Cannibals and Velvet
Underground's founder member, John Cale.
On film - Andy Kershaw visits Rock City, Nottingham to catch ex-Clash guitarist
Mick Jones in rehearsal and performance with his new band, Big Audio Dynamite. Mark Ellen talks to
Huey Lewis about his involvement with Back to the Future, the latest film from the STEVEN SPIELBERG stable.
Richard Skinner reviews today's charts. Hindsight features The Jam from 1978.
The Video Vote - [number removed]. Producers
JOHN BURROWES , TREVOR DANN Director DAVID G. CROIT
Editor MICHAEL APPLETON

Contributors

Introduces: Ro Newton
Unknown: John Cale.
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Guitarist: Mick Jones
Talks: Mark Ellen
Unknown: Huey Lewis
Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: Richard Skinner
Unknown: John Burrowes
Unknown: Trevor Dann
Director: David G. Croit
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Call My Bluff

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

Contributors

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

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly , Michael Barry and Jill Goolden
Choosing Chickens: a team of home economics students from Bath have tested fresh and frozen, battery and free-range, corn-fed and ready-basted. Can you still buy a decent roasting chicken?
Raising Glasses: with three weeks to go before Christmas, a survey of festive drinks.
Rediscovering Fish: sales of fresh fish are falling behind the processed stuff, largely because we no longer know how to buy or cook it. How do you spot really fresh fish, and what are some of the best ways to cook it?
Director JILL DAWSON
Producer PETER BAZALGETTE

Contributors

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

: Ties of Blood

A series by GRAHAM reid Invitation to a Party
Soldiers in Northern Ireland are aware that not all
'invitations' are innocent.
When Matthew, a young pay clerk with a wife and family in Scotland, joins his office colleagues Les and John on a night out, everyone concerned learns that appearances can be tragically deceptive.
Designer JOHN ARMSTRONG Lighting ALAN HENDERSON
Videotape editor ALAN DIXON
Executive producer KEITH WILLIAMS Producer TIM IRONSIDE WOOD Director JAMES ORMEROD

Contributors

Designer: John Armstrong
Designer: Lighting Alan Henderson
Editor: Alan Dixon
Producer: Keith Williams
Producer: Tim Ironside
Director: James Ormerod
Marion: Lise Ann McLaughlin
Matthew Baxter: David Bannerman
Les Hynd: George Rossi
John: Ray Burdis
Janet Baxter: Bridget McCann
John Clarke: Jon Croft
Doris Gibson: Delia Paton
Sergeant Bell: Sean Caffrey
Soldier in street: Kevin Doyle
Carol: Hilary Reynolds
Denise: Jill Doyle
Waitress: Brigid Erin Bates
Major: Peter Hutchinson
Matthew's father: Frank Duncan
First policeman: Kevin Moore
Second policeman: Hamish Fyfe
Joe: Derek Lord
Peter: Colum Gallivan

: Arena

The Strange Case of Yukio Mishima
Yukio Mishima was one of the outstanding writers of his generation. Nominated three times for the Nobel Prize, he was the author of 40 novels and 18 plays. But his legend rests less on his literary output than on his bizarre suicide 15 years ago by ritual hara-kiri.
Mishima's life was filled with contradictions. An intellectual, he was also a right-wing militarist who maintained his own private army. A nationalist who wished to restore the Emperor to power, he was obsessed with Western culture and offended his own people by adopting the image of a Western-style celebrity.
In Tokyo, Arena reconstructs the story of this complex and contradictory figure against the background of Japan's wartime humiliation and astonishing post-war recovery.
Film editor JOHN VEAL Executive producers
ANTHONY WALL. NIGEL FINCH Producer MICHAEL MACINTYRE
0 FEATURE: page 23

Contributors

Unknown: Yukio Mishima
Unknown: Yukio Mishima
Unknown: Nigel Finch
Producer: Michael MacIntyre

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the SDP

: Newsnight

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

Contributors

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

: Weatherview









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