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: Daytime on Two

9.38 Going to Work
If you're unemployed how can you possibly start your own business?
Series producer PAUL MITCHELL (E)
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds
How can Cosmo and Dibs fit so many bowls and saucepans on to one shelf? Henry and Ellie find bus-stop signs. Tania's father goes to work by helicopter to Bishop Rock Lighthouse.
Presenter GARY WILMOT Film director ERIC MIVAL
Studio director SUE ARON (R) (E)
10.15 Music Time 3: Sound Signals
Quiet sounds and loud signals, including some played on hunting horns. Presented by JONATHAN COHEN. HELEN SPIERS With BARRY TUCKWELL (horn)
10.38 Let's See
Heads, Bodies and Legs 3: Legs (and Arms)
The different feats and features of hands, feet, hooves and paws. Presented by RHODA MACLEOD With PANDEMONIUM PUPPETS Producer MARIANNE BAIRD BBC Scotland (E)
11.0 Zig Zag. You and the Media 3: Reporting
Pupils from MARLPOOL SCHOOL, Kidderminster become reporters with the help of audiotape. Presenters
SHEELAGH GILBEY and PAUL COIA listen, and introduce 'What's it all about?' by JOHN TULLY
Produced and directed by DAVID ROSEVEARE (E)
11.22 Past 13: Choices in the Third Year
How to Choose
Making sensible decisions about your options depends a lot on how well you know yourself.
Series producer ROSANNA HIBBERT (R) (E)
11.45 The Bible Lands
A series of five programmes on the archaeological background to the gospels.
3: The Ministry of Christ
Presented by PETER CONNOLLY Producer R DILWYN JONES BBC Wales (R) (E)
12.8 pm Media Studies
Producers talk about their aims in making different types of documentary film. DAVID FILKIN uses extracts from Q.E.D. to illustrate different ways of putting scientific ideas across. PAUL BERRIFF describes Animal Squad as 'photo-journalism' - recording events as they happen.
MARK BYFORD , in filming the eviction by the police of the 'hippie convoy' from Stoney Cross, has to be fair to different points of view. Producer BRUCE JAMSON (E)
12.40 General Studies
Art and Upheaval: Art and War This programme examines the function of art in war, and in particular Picasso's Guernica. Narrated by MICHAEL CASSIN Producer EDWARD HAYWARD (E)
1.5-1.30 Micro File
LESLEY JUDD and FRED HARRIS introduce a compilation of items from the recent series Micro Live.
3: The Short, Short History (R) (E)
1.38 Job Bank. Garden Centre
Garden centres offer many seasonal and part-time jobs as well as good career prospects. Narrator BERNARD JACKSON Producer JOHN CHAPPLE
Series producer PAUL MITCHELL (E;
2.0 Words and Pictures The King's Birthday
A farmer makes a fine big cheese to present to the king. A mouse, a cat, a dog and a bear beg for a bite.
2.15 Near and Far
Builders and Buildings: Bricks How does the use of bricks affect those rural areas where much of the clay is now quarried?
Producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (E)


Producer: Judith Miles
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Presenter: Gary Wilmot
Presented By: Jonathan Cohen.
Presented By: Helen Spiers
Horn: Barry Tuckwell
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett
Presented By: Rhoda MacLeod
Producer: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: John Tully
Directed By: David Roseveare
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert
Presented By: Peter Connolly
Unknown: Mark Byford
Producer: Bruce Jamson
Unknown: Michael Cassin
Producer: Edward Hayward
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Unknown: Fred Harris
Narrator: Bernard Jackson
Producer: John Chapple
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Producer: Moyra Gambleton
Producer: Robin Gwyn
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright
Jean: Ruth Mayo
Adrian: Martin Howells
Tim: Markbehan
Lisa: Annie Gurney
Nada: Rachel Markandy
Alan: Glenn Hanning

: Sign Extra

Snap Judgments

: Interval

: International Hockey

England v Argentina
Live second-half action from the 1986 Men's World Cup at Willesden Sports Centre where England, in their second match of the tournament, will be looking for a convincing victory over the South American champions.


Commentator: Barry Davies
Producer: Alan Griffiths

: Fair Wind to Java

Fred MacMurray Vera Ralston
The 19th-century trade routes form the background for this spectacular adventure of two men fighting over a fabulous hoard of diamonds. Discovering the diamonds' location on the volcanic island of Krakatoa from a beautiful Javanese girl, Boll is captured by Besar, but escapes and chases the pirate.
Based on a novel by GARLEN ROARK Produced and directed by JOSEPH KANE
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Unknown: Fred MacMurray
Unknown: Vera Ralston
Written By: Richard Tregaskis
Novel By: Garlen Roark
Directed By: Joseph Kane
Capt Boll: Fred MacMurray
KimKim: Vera Ralston
Pulo Besar: Robert Douglas
O'Brien: Victor McLaglen
Flint: John Russell
Kung: Buddy Bear
Chess CLAUDE: Jarman Jr
Jason Blue: Grant Withers

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Harold Lloyd

Harold is living From Hand to Mouth until he rescues little Miss Rich Girl; then, in The Kid Brother he attempts to avoid his brother's efforts at retribution.

: Charlie Chan at the Olympics

The tenth in a selection of classic murder mysteries starring
Warner Oland as the philosophical detective with Keye Luke
'Things like these cannot happen in Berlin!' says a very Germanic and extremely uninformed policeman during
Charlie Chan 's latest caper; a chase after spies who have stolen a remote-control aircraft guiding device. It begins in Honolulu and ends at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin where Number One son is, inscrutably, a member of the US swimming team ...
Screenplay by ROBERT ELLIS and HELEN LOGAN Produced by JOHN STONE
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Unknown: Keye Luke
Unknown: Charlie Chan
Unknown: Robert Ellis
Unknown: Helen Logan
Produced By: John Stone
Directed By: H. Bruce Humberstone
Yvonne Roland: Katherine Demille
Betty Adams: Pauune Moore
Richard Masters: Allan Lane
Lee Chan: Keye Luke
Arthur Hughes: C. Henry Gordon
Cartwright: John Eldredge
Charlie Chan Jr: Layne Tom Jr
Hopkins: Jonathan Hale
Charles Zaraka: Morgan Wallace
Captain Strasser: Fredrik Vogeding
Police Chief Scott: Andrew Tombes
Dr Burton: Howard Hickman

: Newsround China: Pandas in Peril

The giant panda is one of the world's best-loved creatures, but also one of the most threatened. There could be as few as 1,000 left in the wild, mist-covered mountain forests of China.
John Craven reports from behind the 'bamboo curtain' on a unique joint project between the World Wildlife Fund and the Chinese government to save this rare animal from extinction. He visits the Wolong breeding and research centre in the heart of the panda's homeland in this special programme - the first of its kind by a television team from the West.
Executive producer ERIC ROWAN Director NICK HEATHCOTE


Producer: Eric Rowan
Director: Nick Heathcote

: Open to Question

From her home in one of the tiniest villages in England, Mrs Mary Whitehouse has carried her crusade to the highest authorities in the land. She argues that, 'Christian values are basic to the health and well-being of our nation', and lambastes those who allow sex and violence on our television screens.
The Bishop of Stockwood once told her to 'get rid of her sex obsession and take up social work.' Ignoring criticism, she remains the unchallenged president of the National Viewers' and Listeners' Association.
Tonight Mrs Whitehouse faces the questions of young people from all over Britain. Does she ever doubt whether her morals are the right ones? If her generation created such a sick society, should it not be left to young people to clean it up?
Presented by John Nicolson.


Subject: Mrs Mary Whitehouse
Presenter: John Nicolson
Research: Mark Hagen
Director: Liz Scott
Producer: David Martin
Producer: Charles Nairn

: The Story of English

A Muse of Fire
Presented by Robert MacNeil This is the story of the English language in the age of William Shakespeare and the King James Bible , and of how it was taken to the New World by the pioneering Elizabethans.
A Muse of Fire explores
Shakespeare's English in all its many colours: in the plays of the First Folio, on the lips of Shakespeare's contemporaries, and in the way that it influences people still. Filmed in some strange and isolated communities, both here and in North
America, the programme shows how you can still find Shakespearian pronunciations in rural
Warwickshire, and how the accents of the English West Country, still surviving on the east coast of the United States, provide the basis for American English today. Written by ROBERT MCCRUM
Film cameraman JOHN GOODYER Assistant producer HOWARD REID Director JOHN PETT
Series producer WILLIAM CRAN Book, £14.95 from booksellers
The BBCtv Shakespeare paperbacks include: All's Well that Ends Well, E2. 00 Antony and Cleopatra, £2.50
Julius Caesar , £1.35; King Lear, £2.50; Macbeth, £2.50; Othello, £2.50 * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Presented By: Robert MacNeil
Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: King James Bible
Written By: Robert McCrum
Unknown: John Goodyer
Producer: Howard Reid
Director: John Pett
Producer: William Cran
Unknown: Julius Caesar

: The Paul Daniels Magic Show

The last programme in the series
Somewhere in England,
Paul Daniels has hidden the most valuable, most special object imaginable. Will the studio audience, aided by special guest star
Anneka Rice , be able to find it by the end of this evening's programme?
As they attempt to do so, Paul also introduces his studio guests. From America, the striking young mime magician Jeff McBride returning to the show by popular demand, and from
Italy bicyclists extraordinary The Boginos.
Featuring Debbie McGee Music director KEN JONES
Programme associate ALI BONGO Technical consultant GIL LEANEY Director DAVID TAYLOR
Produced by JOHN FISHER


Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Anneka Rice
Unknown: Jeff McBride
Unknown: Debbie McGee
Unknown: Gil Leaney
Director: David Taylor
Produced By: John Fisher

: Naked Video

The perils of entertaining at home, the cheery side of the nuclear holocaust, the mysteries of the taxi drivers' test. Only three of the 429 topics on view tonight. Featuring Ron Bain Gregor Fisher Andy Gray
Helen Lederer
Tony Roper
Elaine C. Smith John Sparkes and Jonathan Watson Director BRIAN JOBSON Producer COUN GILBERT BBC Scotland (R)


Unknown: Ron Bain
Unknown: Gregor Fisher
Unknown: Andy Gray
Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Tony Roper
Unknown: Elaine C. Smith
Unknown: John Sparkes
Unknown: Jonathan Watson
Director: Brian Jobson

: Famous Last Words

How will people refer to you after your death? Would you, perhaps, rather not know? In this series Peter France faces contributors with their obituaries and gives them the unique opportunity to respond.
In the last programme, recorded earlier this year, James Anderton , Chief Constable of Greater
Manchester, views his
'obituary' at the Old Trafford police headquarters and defends his record in conversation with Peter France. He has criticised the moral decadence of society, but does he have criticisms to make of the police? He has said he sees evil in others: is it apparent in himself? Film editor CHRIS LYSAGHT
Series producer DANIEL WOLF Director GEORGE FABER
An Everyman production


Unknown: Peter France
Unknown: James Anderton
Unknown: Peter France.
Editor: Chris Lysaght
Producer: Daniel Wolf
Director: George Faber

: Newsnight

Introduced from Bournemouth by Peter Snow
Tomorrow the Conservatives begin their annual conference in Bournemouth.
The past 12 months have seen the party slip behind Labour in the polls, with the loss of two by-elections and control of a number of key local councils.
Newsnight assesses the mood of the party as it prepares for what could be the last conference before a general election.
And from London, analysis and comment on the rest of the day's news. Producers


Unknown: Jana Bennett.
Unknown: Tim Gardam
Unknown: Mark Thompson.
Unknown: Diana Morton
Unknown: Gould John Wilkinson.
Unknown: Nick Guthrie.
Unknown: Adrian Milne
Editor: Richard Tait

: Weatherview

: Telejournal

with Chantal Cuer Le journal de la une
Catch up with tonight's news from Télévision Française Un. Chantal helps with the words and the French background, while Peter Fiddick looks at the broadcasting networks behind the news bulletins featured in this season's run of Telejournal.
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS
Videotape editor PETER DUNKLEY (E)
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Unknown: Peter Fiddick
Director: Nick Davies
Producer: Bernard Adams
Editor: Peter Dunkley

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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