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: Gharbar

Parveen Mirza talks to two women who, forced by circumstances, set up their own businesses.
Usha Sharma runs a restaurant, and physiotherapist Kaushalya Pabla , a health clinic, where her husband Trilochan, a hypnotherapist, helps with his skills.
Vijayambigai Indra Kumar performs Kuchipudi, a classical South Indian dance. An ASIAN UNIT presentation


Unknown: Usha Sharma
Unknown: Kaushalya Pabla
Unknown: Vijayambigai Indra Kumar

: Daytime on Two

9.35 Encounter: Austria: The Bodybuilding World Championships in Graz
From the gym where Arnold Schwarzenegger first flexed his muscles, Encounter: Austria brings you KURT SCHACHNER! Tension mounts as the competition approaches - will he make it to the finals?
Film cameraman GODFREY JOHNSON Producer SUSAN PATON (R) (E)

9.52 Look, Look and Look Again: Natural Details
Colourful flowers and tiny butterflies make good subjects for detailed drawing and painting.
Producer GEOFF WILSON (R) (E)

10.15 Look and Read: Badger Girl: Running Away
Mick has threatened to shoot the badger, so Debbie and Kiran run off with Stripey. He leads them to a mysterious wooden hut....
Assistant producer ROGER FRY Producer SUSAN PATON (R) (E)

10.38 Investigating Science: Have You Ever Noticed?
It's surprising what the trained scientific eye can spot in even the most familiar of situations, such as a street. Observation is a vital part of a scientist's life. Producer ROBIN GWYN (E)

11.0 Watch: Trees: Leaves
(R) (E)

11.17 Now and Then: The Age of Brick
In the 1860s tens of thousands of children worked long and hard in the brickfields of England. One man alone was concerned about their plight. In September 1870, George Smith addressed a conference in Newcastle....
George Smith .........GARY TAYLOR Producer NICHOLAS WHINES

11.40 Wondermaths: Programme 3
Hudson the robot blows one of the spaceship Investigator's fuses. Zak and Stella are faced with a grid of 100 fuseholders and only four guesses.
Written by COLIN DAVIS Visual effects designer MORAG MCLEAN
Series producer DAVID Scott COWAN

11.57 MI 10: Mathematical Investigations: 5: Pascal's Triangle (2)
From stacks of cans to tosses of coins - a common pattern. & Mazes
Hampton Court for Hilary, an international maze for Enterprise, the European Champion maze-solver.

12.18 pm Maths Counts
Orders is Orders
Numbers count, they measure but they also keep things in order - provided you use the right kind of number. (R) (E)

12.40 Honourable Members
Five programmes examining the role of Members of Parliament.
3: Come to the Party
Produced by TONY ROBERTS (R) (E)

1.5-1.30 Telejournal
A chance for people who speak some French, Spanish or Italian to practice understanding the language and to receive a perspective on the relevant country's domestic and world view of current events.

1.38 Walrus - Guess What? The More You Know
...about the background to a story, the easier it becomes to understand what is going on. So MICHAEL ROSEN and the team visit a museum. Clues presented by DAVID FREEMAN
Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (E)

2.0 You and Me
Dibs is too shy to meet Liz, who has just arrived in the market. Maths on the farm: 'Milking the cow'. Book: Alex and the Baby by MARY DICKINSON and CHARLOTTE FIRMIN
Cosmo.......................FRANCES KAY Dibs FRANCIS WRIGHT Presenter LIZ smith
Animation ANDY WALKER (R) (E)


Unknown: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Unknown: Kurt Schachner
Unknown: Godfrey Johnson
Producer: Susan Paton
Producer: Geoff Wilson
Written By: Andrew Davies
Producer: Susan Paton
Unknown: George Smith
Unknown: George Smith
Unknown: Gary Taylor
Unknown: Christopher Lillicrap
Written By: Colin Davis
Designer: Morag McLean
Presenter: Hilary Clough
Unknown: John Tully
Unknown: Malcolm Davies
Directed By: Nicholas Metcalfe
Produced By: Tony Roberts
Unknown: Michael Rosen
Presented By: David Freeman
Unknown: Mary Dickinson
Unknown: Frances Kay
Unknown: Francis Wright
Presenter: Liz Smith
Unknown: Andy Walker

: Conservative Party Conference 1986

Live coverage from
Bournemouth of the debate on trade and industry.

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Harold Lloyd

The master comedian from the golden age of silent comedy in excerpts from the films that thrilled and entertained a generation.
Harold monkeys around in The Kid Brother and finds himself on the run in Take a Chance after an escaped jailbird switches clothes.

: No Limits

Thames River
From Thameshead to the Thames Barrier, the old father turns out to be one of the truly original British highways.
A lot has happened to the old chap since the Romans settled on his banks - like the advent of the world's fastest TV rockshow, with its fizzy blend of videos, films and brand new charts.
See them both - as Jenny and Tony journey from source to estuary.
They make a stunning couple!
Associate producer JONATHAN KING Producer PETER HAMILTON BBC Manchester


Producer: Jonathan King
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: Buddy

The last in this drama serial starring
'Every day, it's-a-getting closer' Buddy's plan to reunite his parents and to stop his dad's thieving goes disastrously wrong. There seems to be only one way out now - to leave his old life behind and live on his own. But where?


Unknown: Nigel Hinton
Editor: Alastair MacKay
Producer: Roger Tonge
Terry: Roger Daltrey
Buddy: Wayne Goddard
Carol: Kay Stonham
Charmian: Lorraine Plummer
Mr King: Trevor Ray
Ralph Campbell: Duncan Preston
Mrs Rybeero: Ena Cabayo
Joyce: Virginia Denham
Mr Rybeero: Lloyd Anderson

: Under Sail

A series for those who love sail and the sea.
Bristol Channel Pilot Cutters The pilot cutters of the Bristol Channel were built to take the winds and waves of the Atlantic and have stood the test of time. One of these pilot cutters, Baroque, famous for several icy adventures to the Arctic, began her working life in 1906 and is still sailing today. Narrator Tom Salmon Film editor PETER SIMPSON


Editor: Peter Simpson
Director: Yvonne Deutschman
Producer: Brian Hawkins

: Issues of Law

Six programmes about the current state of English law. Devised and presented by Michael Molyneux 3: Help!
Problems of access to legal redress - few people know their rights. Are lawyers available to those who need them most? Law Centres and Citizens' Advice Bureaux; solicitors advertising. Are lawyers too white, too male, too middle-class? With Austin Mitchell, mp Paul Sieghart (Justice)
Sally Hawkin (NACABs) and Walter Merricks (Law Society)
For free Glossary of Legal Terms send A5 18p sae to.,
[address removed]


Presented By: Michael Molyneux
Unknown: Paul Sieghart
Unknown: Sally Hawkin
Unknown: Walter Merricks
Editor: Terry Williams
Director: Nick Allmark
Producer: Tony Roberts

: Floyd on Food

On the third leg of his exuberant gastronomic tour of the south west,
Keith Floyd assists the young cooks at the Royal Navy's appropriately-titled Disaster Training School, where he learns to 'fry' navy. He also discovers the subtleties of preparing a panache of fresh Cornish fish in the kitchens of Gidleigh Park.
Camerman RICHARD ELLIOT Videotape editor MIKE FOREN
0 RECIPE TIMES: page 95


Unknown: Keith Floyd
Unknown: Gidleigh Park.
Unknown: Richard Elliot
Editor: Mike Foren
Director: Andy Snelgrove
Producer: David Pritchard

: Top Gear

Jaguar has done very well since its recent privatisation - especially in its sales in the United States. Now it prepares to launch its most important new car in almost 20 years. Chris Goffey road tests the new XJ6 and asks if it will be a big seller in both home and export markets.
William Woollard has been trying out the latest addition to the Citroen family. Top Gear viewers played their part in suggesting some of the features that have been incorporated in its design. So how will the Citroen AX fare in the fiercely competitive smaller end of the car market? And, apart from fuel consumption, running costs and the sheer aesthetics of a new car, should you pay more attention to how much it will depreciate. Why do some cars lose more value than others, and who decides, anyway? Producer BRIAN STRACHAN
Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Chris Goffey
Unknown: William Woollard
Producer: Brian Strachan

: Best of Oz: The Irishman

concludes the season of films from Australia.
Tonight starring Michael Craig Simon Burke North Queensland: the 1920s. Paddy Doolan is a proud Irish-Australian teamster, determined to continue his work despite growing opposition from motorised transport.
He is supported by his sensitive younger son,
Michael, but is at loggerheads with his other son, Will.
This loving story of a family undergoing a period of change is told against magnificently-photographed locations.
Produced by ANTHONY BUCKLEY Written and directed by DONALD CROMBIE
Based on the novel by ELIZABETH O'CONNER
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Michael Craig
Unknown: Paddy Doolan
Produced By: Anthony Buckley
Directed By: Donald Crombie
Novel By: Elizabeth O'Conner
Paddy Doolan: Michael Craig
Michael Doolan: Simon Burke
Jenny Doolan: Robyn Nevin
Will Doolan: Lou Brown
Granny Doolan: Tui Lorraine Bow
Grandpa Doolan: Andrew Maguire
Robert Dalgliesh: Tony Barry
Mrs Dalgliesh: Marcella Burgoyne
Bailey Clark: Vincent Ball
Mrs Clark: Roberta Grant
Chad Logan: Gerard Kennedy
Eric Haywood: Bryan Brown
Kevin Quilty: Roger Ward
Hotel missus: Babette Stevens

: Newsnight

Introduced from
Bournemouth by Peter Snow
Coverage, comment and reaction from today's opening sessions at the Conservative Party Conference.
And from London, analysis and comment on the rest of the day's news.

: Weatherview

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