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: Daytime on Two

9.20 Let's Go - Series 3 Presented by BRIAN RIX
Ten more programmes which aim to help mentally handicapped people to get more out of life.
2: Let's Look After Our Clothes (R)
9.35 Encounter: Spain People and Produce
Life in Plasencia and Logrono; streets, markets, tobacco - and the wine of the Rioja. (R)
9.52 Mathscore Two Space Count
In which Roger makes a square disappear before your very eyes and Elaine shows what can be done with a square metre. (R)
10.15 Look and Read The Boy from Space by RICHARD CARPENTER
2: The Spinning Compass (R)
10.38 Geography Casebook: Britain
Farming: East and West
The first of five programmes looks at 'agri-business' in East Anglia and traditional dairy farming in Northern Ireland. (R)
11.0 Watch Night Time
11.17 Look, Look and Look Again
Finding the View
The first of a series to support art education for 9- to 12-year-olds. (R)
11.39 Science Topics Radioactivity
What is radioactivity? How is it detected? What are its uses? Is it dangerous?
Series producer PETER BRATT (R)
12.0 Une annee chez les Francais
Le controleur de TG V
French-commentary version of Year of the French, featuring a guard on the world's fastest train. (R)
12.30 pm Deutsch direkt!
A series of 20 programmes for beginners in German 12: Rothenburg and Dinkelsbuhl are two immaculately-preserved medieval walled towns on the Romantische StraBe. To the visitor life may seem to have stood still, but people live and work here all the year round.
(Complementary radio programme on Sunday Radio 4 VHF at 5.30pm, re-broadcast next Saturday at 4.30)
12.55 Pages from Ceefax
1.20 Encounter: France
Town and Country - Poitiers A postman leads us round the town - and to wine, cheese and village life in the country. (R)
1.38 Let's See
Lights in the Dark
2: The Sun and the Stars
The sun is just one star among billions - why is it so essential to life on earth?
2.0 You and Me
A series of 4- and 5-year-olds Harry persuades Cosmo and Dibs to co-operate in putting on a musical show. Maths at the seaside 'building sandcastles.' Book: Thomas Tidies his Room by GUNILLA WOLDE Presenters
HARRY TOWB and sheila chitnis
Radiophonic music ROGER UMB Producer NICCI CROWTHER
2.15 Near and Far Not on the Level
Hills, valleys and mountains are all part of the landscape.
How are they shown on maps? Producer ROBIN GWYN (R)
2.40 Exploring Science The Body Machine
In one sense the body is a collection of organs. (R)


Presented By: Brian Rix
Unknown: Richard Carpenter
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: Hanni Vanhaiden
Presenters: Rhoda MacLeod
Producer: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Gunilla Wolde
Unknown: Harry Towb
Producer: Robin Gwyn
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Fast Forward

with Floella Benjamin Robert Harley Joanna Monro
Andrew Secombe and Nick Wilton
Fast Forward is back! Yes!
And it's also front, sometimes sideways and occasionally upside down! But whichever way you watch it, you can see the best of the nation's jokers! Follow the continuing search for Tiny, the Fast
Forward dog! See a Gooney landing! Check out your personal Zany Zodiac star sign! And find out how hippos kiss! Fast Forward - available on a TV set near you!
Musical director STEVE BROWN Designer PAUL HAINES Production


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Robert Harley
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Unknown: Andrew Secombe
Unknown: Nick Wilton
Director: Steve Brown
Designer: Paul Haines
Unknown: David Crichton.
Unknown: Trevor McCallum
Producer: Ann Reay

: No Limits

Birmingham is the first city that Jenny Powell and Tony Baker visit in search of fascinating facts, rivetting personalities, great records and hypnotic films to cram into this week's No Limits. Writer and mascot JONATHAN KING
Producer PETER HAMILTON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Jenny Powell
Unknown: Tony Baker
Unknown: Jonathan King
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: The Adventure Game

An amusing game of logic and ingenuity broadcast from Arg, on the far side of the galaxy.
His Highness, the Rangdo of Arg, delights in testing the perspicacity of any visitors who arrive on the planet in search of the Great Crystal.
Will his problems baffle this week's trio, or will they enter the Black Mine?
The explorers this week are Johnny BallBarbara Lott
Residents of ArgLiz Hobbs
Director OUVER MACFARLANE Producers


Director: Ouver MacFarlane
Unknown: Christopher Tandy
Unknown: Ian Oliver
Dorgan: Sarah Lam
Gandor: Christopher Leaver

: The Strange Affair of...: The Mayerling Tragedy

Investigated by Robert Symes
In January 1889 the body of Crown Prince Rudolph, heir to the immense Austro-
Hungarian empire, was found in his hunting lodge at Mayerling near Vienna. Next to him lay the corpse of his mistress, the 17-year-old Baroness Mary Vetsera. Both of them had been shot through the head. Was it a suicide pact? Was it murder? Why was Mary buried secretly at night? What happened to the gun? How - and why - did Crown Prince Rudolph and Mary Vetsera die?


Presenter: Robert Symes
Film Cameraman: Peter Chapman
Film Editor: Mike Appelt
Producer: Robin Bootle

: Tales from Wales

Let Dog's Delight based on a story by GEORGE EWART EVANS
One day Wil Flagons catches sight of a wild greyhound on the hills. It is far fairer than any dog he has ever owned, and he determines to catch it.
A TELIESYN production


Story By: George Ewart Evans
Wil Flagons: Richard Davies
Dai Bannanas: Desmond Barritt

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly
Michael Barry , Jill Goolden This popular magazine programme returns with its 50th edition. And as usual, there'll be a varied menu.
Soup - are tinned and packet soups worth buying. What about making your own?
Beer - what are the hidden extras in a pint of bitter that could affect your health? Oysters - can Britain's contestant in the world oyster-opening championships take the title? Director JEREMY MILLS


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

: I, Claudius: 1: A Touch of Murder

Based on the novels by Robert Graves
As a tribute to Robert Graves who died last month, a re-showing of the award-winning serial in 12 parts first seen in 1976.
Written by Jack Pulman
'I, Claudius, am now about to write this strange history....' His history is of Rome and starts during the reign of Augustus. Augustus may rule Rome, but his wife Livia rules him.
For his performance as Claudius, Derek Jacobi won the BAFTA Award.
Sian Phillips won both the BAFTA Award and the Royal Television Society Award for her performance as Livia.


Based on the novels by: Robert Graves
Writer: Jack Pulman
Producer: Martin Lisemore
Director: Herbert Wise
Claudius: Derek Jacobi
The Sibyl: Freda Dowie
Augustus, Emperor of Rome: Brian Blessed
Thallus: David Davenport
Marcellus, Augustus's son-in-law: Christopher Guard
Agrippa: John Paul
Julia, Augustus's daughter: Frances White
Livia, Augustus's second wife: Sian Phillips
Tiberius, Livia's son: George Baker
Octavia, Augustus's sister: Angela Morant
Vipsania, Tiberius's first wife: Sheila Ruskin
Aristarchus: Carleton Hobbs
Pylades: Guy Siner
Antonia (as a child): Amanda Kirby
Musa: Renu Setna
Slave: Sheridan Earl Russell
Drusus, Livia's second son: Ian Ogilvy
Antonia, Octavia's daughter: Margaret Tyzack
Masseuse: Anni Domingo
Masseuse: Yvonne Patterson
Gaius: Earl Rhodes
Lucius: Russell Lewis
Slave: Paul Sherman
Senator: Roger Bizley
Courier: Patrick Drury
Rufus: Michael Hawkins
Guardsman: Andrew Manson
Claudius's slave: Tony Haygarth

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: I, Claudius 25 September 2016

: Newsnight

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


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

: Weatherview

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