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: Daytime on Two

9.15 Casebook Scotland 3: A Place to Live
Glasgow's housing problems. Producer PETER WHITEFORD (E)
9.35 Pages from Ceefax
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs go sailing - without leaving the stall.
Douglas visits the St Mary's lifeboat on which his father serves
Song: 'Miss Polly had a dolly' Presenter GARY WILMOT
Studio director SUE ARON (R) (E)
10.15 Science Workshop
Paper (A): What is paper? How is it made? BRUCE ANGRAVE makes paper sculptures. (R) (E)
10.38 Science in Action. Colour Find out how colour television works, have a go at vegetable dyeing, and see how four theatre-design students use coloured lights, costumes and set for a mime show.
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE Producer CLARE ELSTOW (E)
11.0 Words and Pictures The King Birthday
11.17 Let's See
Heads, Bodies and Legs 3: Legs (and Arms)
11.40 Des Ie debut
Face-to-face French - a resource series to support the teaching of basic skills in French.
3: Making Requests; Asking Permission; Must and Need (R) (E)
12.2 pm Maths Topics Trigonometry 3
A surveying problem - and two methods of solution. (R) (E)
12.25 Job Bank. Garden Centre (E)
12.48 Encounter: Spain Communication
Motorbikes and Guardia Civil; Valladolid airport, by train to
Salamanca - and the postman's round. (R) (E)
1.10 The Interview Game An examination of what is happening on both sides of the table during interviews connected with getting a job, advice on health or housing. * Doctors and Pattents (R) (E)
1.38 Around Scotland
Aberdeen. 3: Aberdeen Lives
A look at three key industries in Aberdeen through the eyes of people who work in each: an off-shore oil technician, a fish merchant, and an Aberdeenshire farmer. Producer PETER LEGGE
Series editor MARIANNE BAIRD (E)
2.0 Thinkabout
See How They Grow
Frank and Sally are sorting out clothes for the jumble sale when the children decide to lend a hand.
Series producer DEREK LONGHURST (R) (E)
2.15 Zig Zag. You and the Media 3: Reporting


Producer: Peter Whiteford
Presenter: Gary Wilmot
Unknown: Bruce Angrave
Presented By: Terry Marsh
Designer: Peter Findlay
Producer: Robin Mudge
Producer: Peter Legge
Editor: Marianne Baird
Producer: Pat Farrington
Producer: Derek Longhurst
Frank: Jlm Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish

: Conservative Party Conference 1986

Coverage of the debate on defence, direct from Bournemouth.

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Harold Lloyd

Harold keeps bouncing back when he wants to marry an unpleasant businessman's daughter in Ask Father; and dreams he's aboard a female pirate ship in Captain Kidd's Kids. (R)

: The Randolph Scott Western: Seventh Cavalry

with Barbara Hale
When General Custer and his troops are wiped out at the battle of Little Big Horn,
Captain Tom Benson escapes death and is unjustly accused of cowardice. To vindicate himself he volunteers for a seemingly suicidal mission - to recover the body of Custer from the battlefield.
Screenplay by PETER PACKER from a story by GLENDON F. SWARTHOUT
Produced by JARRY JOE BROWN Directed by JOSEPH H. LEWIS
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Barbara Hale
Horn: Captain Tom Benson
Unknown: Peter Packer
Produced By: Jarry Joe Brown
Directed By: Joseph H. Lewis
Captain Tom Benson: Randolph Scott
Martha Kellogg: Barbara Hale
Sgt Bates: Jay C Flippen
Mrs Reynolds: Jeanette Nolan
Kruger: Frank Faylen
Vogel: Leo Gordon
Dixon: Denver Pyle
Corporal Morrison: Harry Carey Jr

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Wimbledon Final 1975
It was an all-American final -
Jimmy Connors was defending the title;
Arthur Ashe , while seeded sixth, was perhaps surprised to be on court with him. The bookies could see only one winner. Series producer JEFF GODDARD


Unknown: Jimmy Connors
Unknown: Arthur Ashe
Producer: Jeff Goddard

: Travellers in Time

The Trail-blazers
Six films of early exploration introduced from the Royal Geographical Society by explorer, Duncan Carse. 3: By Sledge across Greenland (1930)
'My fears have been realised. The whole business is a big catastrophe and there is no use in concealing the fact. It is now a matter of life and death.' So wrote the leader of the German-Greenland expedition, Alfred Wegener , as he camped, pinned down by blizzards, on the ice-cap. First dense pack-ice had delayed the expedition's landing. Then the new propeller-driven motor sledges on which they were relying had broken down in the first snows of winter; and now it seemed unlikely that the relief dog-sledge team would be able to get through with vital supplies.... This is an account of scientific trail-blazing, and the price that sometimes has to be paid.
Narrator Michael Kilgarriff Film editor DAVID LEE


Unknown: Duncan Carse.
Unknown: Alfred Wegener
Narrator: Michael Kilgarriff
Editor: David Lee
Producer: Richard Robinson

: Behind the Bamboo Screen

Introduced by David Jessel China 's Television Revolution How do a quarter of the world's population see themselves and the rest of the world? After years of isolation, television has suddenly opened up the West to China. And now, for the first time, China opens up itself to the West.
Uniquely, Chinese television has allowed the BBC access to the whole range of its programmes. They reflect the astonishing change which is affecting China as the old life gives way to the new. The rush is on for consumer luxuries fuelled by television's seductive images. But there are warnings too. In the first of two programmes, David Jessel looks behind the bamboo screen and reveals China's newest revolution.
9 FEATURE: page 14 and WODDIS ON ... page 97


Introduced By: David Jessel China
Unknown: David Jessel
Producer: Maryse Addison

: M*A*S*H

The Sniper
Hawkeye's romantic picnic is shattered by a hidden sniper who proceeds to terrorise the personnel of the 4077th. With Henry trapped in the shower and headquarters unable to send help, the camp finds itself getting low on supplies and high on panic ...
Written by RICHARD M. POWELL Directed by JACKIE COOPER (R)


Written By: Richard M. Powell
Directed By: Jackie Cooper
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
Trapper John: Wayne Rogers
Colonel Blake: McLean Stevenson
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Major Frank Burns: Larry Linville
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher
Suzanne: With Teri Garr

: The Life and Loves of a She Devil: 1

Dramatised in four parts by Ted Whitehead from the novel by Fay Weldon

It's a pretty common situation when a husband tells his wife he has fallen in love with someone else, but this time the news brings uncommon results when the wife discovers she has extraordinary powers. Peel away the wife and mother and what do you find?
Feature: page 4
(Ceefax subtitles)


Author: Fay Weldon
Dramatised by: Ted Whitehead
Music: Peter Filleul
Title song "Warm love gone cold" sung by: Christine Collister
Script Editor: Gwenda Bagshaw
Designer: Humphrey Jaeger
Producer: Sally Head
Director: Philip Saville
Bobbo: Dennis Waterman
Mary Fisher: Patricia Hodge
Ruth: Julie T. Wallace
Herself: Edna O'Brien
Garcia: Paul Herzberg
Brenda: Noel Dyson
Angus: John Bluthal
Nicola: Caroline Butler
Andy: Christopher Mossford
Herself: Sue Cook

: The Trouble with Sex

First of eight programmes A Problem Shared
Tom James has a problem: he's middle-aged, his children are about to leave home, work no longer interests him and he can't make love to his wife. Dr Paul Brown and Pat Lloyd are co-therapists.
Their first task is to convince Tom that it's not just his problem alone, and if sexual therapy has any chance of success, it is something that both he and his wife must work on together.
Series producer MIKE WEATHERLEY Producer FRANK ASH (E)
Furtherinformation,adviceanduseful addresses on some of the subjects covered in this series is available from: [address removed] Please enclose an A5-size sae with a 22p stamp.
0 FEATURE: page 9


Unknown: Tom James
Unknown: Dr Paul Brown
Unknown: Pat Lloyd
Producer: Mike Weatherley
Ann James: Jane Morant
Tom James: Harry Waters

: Newsnight

Introduced from
Bournemouth by Peter Snow. Coverage of today's debates at the Conservative Party Conference, with analysis and comment from the principal participants.
In London, the Newsnight team reports on the rest of the day's news.


Unknown: Peter Snow.

: Weatherview

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