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: Daytime on Two

9.38 Going to Work
Helping the Unemployed When young people leave school there's a chance that they may be unemployed.
But they shouldn't give up - there are a lot of people and organisations that offer help, advice, friendship and training. Producer PETER WALTON
Series producer PAUL MITCHELL (R)
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds
Cosmo doesn't think one grape is a fair swap for one apple. Some children of Bengali
Parentage dance in a north London school. Book: Meal One by IVOR CUTLER
Illustrated by HELEN OXENBURY Presenter JENI BARNETT
Story animation LEO BELTOFT
10.15 Music Time. 5: Bells
A town crier ringing his bell introduces the song 'Past three o'clock'. Some handbell ringers play, and Helen visits a belfry to hear the church bells. Presented by JONATHAN COHEN. HELEN SPEIRS Producer ELIZABETH BENNETT (R) (E)
10.38 Let's See. Scottish Waters 1: On Tap
How does water reach household taps and why is it fit to drink? Director JOHN ADAMS
11.0 Zig Zag. Mordicus (1)
SHEELAGH GILBEY introduces a wildlife drama about a young buzzard called Mordicus. Producer JOHN KING
Series producer TOM STANIER (R) (E)
11.22 Past 13:
Choices in the Third Year What to Choose
Two fifth-formers look back to the time when they made their third-year option choices.
11.45 The Bible Lands
Masada ,. In AD 66 the Jews rose in revolt against the Romans. The
Roman legions recovered the country, and in AD 70 destroyed
Jerusalem. Masada, occupied by the Zealots, was the last place to hold out ...
BBC Wales (R) (E)
12.8 pm Media Studies - Inside Television Making News
News is as much a process of selecting, editing and packaging as any other television programme. Director CAS LESTER
Producer BRUCE JAMSON (R) (E)
12.40 General Studies Art and Upheaval: Songs of Protest
Why is most popular music today in the form of love songs? How does this square with the views of propagandists down the ages, who have felt that music is a powerful tool of persuasion? The programme includes performances by BILLIE HOLIDAY and Red Wedge member BILLY BRAGG. Narrated by MEL SMITH
1.5 Micro File
1.38 Job Bank
Management Trainee
Producer ROGER FRY (R) (E)
2.0 Words and Pictures LiftOff
Vicky, Charley and the children do the countdown and launch their rocket into space. Presenter VICKY IRELAND Animation GIL POTTER
2.15 Near and Far Timber
Every year, the demand for timber increases. Some of this comes from the many forested areas of Britain, the rest is imported. How are forests managed and how does the provision of all this timber affect the landscape?
Producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (E)


Producer: Peter Walton
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Unknown: Ivor Cutler
Illustrated By: Helen Oxenbury
Presenter: Jeni Barnett
Producer: Richard Callanan
Presented By: Jonathan Cohen.
Presented By: Helen Speirs
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett
Presented By: Blythe Brockett
Director: John Adams
Producer: Marianne Baird
Introduces: Sheelagh Gilbey
Producer: Bruce Jamson
Unknown: Billy Bragg.
Unknown: Mel Smith
Producer: Edward Hayward
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Gil Potter
Producer: Moyra Gambleton
Producer: Robin Gwyn
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: See Hear!


: World Safari

The Day After
Julian Pettifer introduces highlights of last night's satellite celebration of wildlife around the world and takes a look behind the scenes at how the programme reached your screens.
Tony Soper (reporter) and Peter Crawford (producer) discuss the impact of the most ambitious outside broadcast ever undertaken by the BBC's Natural History Unit.
3.55 Regional News and Weather


Introduces: Julian Pettifer
Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Peter Crawford
Directors: Andy Batten-Foster
Directors: Derek Nelson.
Directors: Steve Poole
Producer: Colin Godman

: Favourite Things

In Roy Plomley 's last television series, Beryl Reid talked to him in her charming riverside cottage, where she cooked him a meal, showed him her paintings, and introduced him to her ten favourite animals. (R)


Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Beryl Reid

: Treasure Houses of Britain

Building for Eternity
Leviathans stranded on the last broad acres of the post-industrial age, English country houses can still dispense a heady froth of art, wit and idiosyncratic life, as this short series demonstrates. With
Lady Victoria Leatham at Burghley, the Earl of Pembroke at Wilton, and the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire at Chatsworth. Presented by John Julius Norwich
Simply a great treat, especially for the eyes, but also for that part of the pleasure centre that was touched and coddled by.... 'Brideshead Revisited' and 'The Jewel in the Crown
Directed by PETER NEWINGTON Produced by MICHAEL GILL A MALONE GILL production
0 FEATURE: page 15


Unknown: Lady Victoria Leatham
Presented By: John Julius Norwich
Directed By: Peter Newington
Produced By: Michael Gill

: Did You See.. ?

: Charlie Chan in Honolulu

The first in a series of mystery films starring Sidney Toler as the philosophical detective. Tonight also starring Phyllis Brooks
Victor Sen Yung
While awaiting news of the birth of his first grandchild, Chan learns that a ship has docked in Honolulu harbour with a murdered man on board - and three million dollars missing....
Based on the character created by EARL DERR BIGGERS
Produced by JOHN STONE
0 FILMS: page 25


Unknown: Sidney Toler
Unknown: Phyllis Brooks
Unknown: Victor Sen Yung
Written By: Charles Belden
Unknown: Derr Biggers
Produced By: John Stone
Directed By: H. Bruce Humberstone
Charlie Chan: Sidney Toler
Judy Hayes: Phyllis Brooks
James Chan: Victor Sen Yung
Al Hogan: Eddie Collins
Randolph: John King
Carol Wayne: Claire Dodd
Dr Cardigan: George Zucco

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Wightman Cup - 1978 The great match play competitions are those which go right to the very end. The 1978 Wightman Cup produced an unforgettable finish between the tennis ladies of Great Britain and those of the USA.
Series producer JEFF GODDARD

: Open to Question

Tonight the programme goes international, with former Vice-President Walter Mondale appearing by satellite from Washington. Is Mrs Thatcher President Reagan's puppet?
Is Britain now merely an American aircraft carrier?
And how has Walter Mondale reacted to the humiliation of being defeated by Ronald Reagan in 49 of America's 50 states?
John Nicolson chairs the young people in Open to Question. Research MARK HAGEN irector uz SCOTT Producers


Unknown: Walter Mondale
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Unknown: Walter Mondale
Unknown: Ronald Reagan
Unknown: John Nicolson
Unknown: Mark Hagen
Unknown: Uz Scott
Producers: David Martin

: The Story of English

Presented by Robert MacNeil Three hundred years ago the slave trade brought the English language to West Africa and started the process that created
Black English - words like 'nitty-gritty', 'groovy' and perhaps even 'okay .
Black on White tells the story of the influence of American blacks on world English, tracing Black English from West Africa to the northern United States.


Presented By: Robert MacNeil
Written By: Robert McCrum
Producer: William Cran

: Fawlty Towers

by John Cleese and Connie Booth
Starring John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth.


Writer: John Cleese
Writer: Connie Booth
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Douglas Argent
Polly: Connie Booth
Terry: Brian Hall
Manuel: Andrew Sachs
Sybil: Prunella Scales
Basil Fawlty: John Cleese
Roger: Ken Campbell
Alice: Una Stubbs
Virginia: Pat Keen
Arthur: Robert Arnold
Reg: Roger Hume
Kitty: Denyse Alexander
Maj Gowen: Ballard Berkeley
Audrey: Christine Shaw
Miss Tibbs: Gilly Flower
Miss Gatsby: Renee Roberts

: TV50: The Fools on the Hill

Written by Jack Rosenthal.
TV50: BBC Television 1936-1986
Starring Shaughan Seymour as Cecil Madden, Nicholas Farrell as David, Caroline Embling as Florence, Nicola King as Wendy
August 1936, and the BBC prepares for the world's first high-definition television service. However, behind the scenes at Alexandra Palace complications arise in more ways than one.
Feature: p95


Writer: Jack Rosnethal
Music: Denis King
Costume: Irene Whilton
Make-up: Denise Baron
Designer: Colin Shaw
Producer: Peter Wolfes
Director: David Giles
Cecil Madden: Shaughan Seymour
David: Nicholas Farrell
Florence: Caroline Embling
Wendy: Nicola King
Miss Stanley: Jill Balcon
Mr Thomas: Mike Lewin
Commissionaire: Roger Booth
Ellen Townsend: Leila Hoffman
Mr Kingsley: Graham Cull
Leslie Mitchell: Anthony Calf
Mr Bliss: Dave Hill
Stage manager: Ron Meadows
Dallas Bower: Ian Barritt
Jasmine Bligh: Maev Alexander
Toni: Nadio Fortune
Gerald Cock: John Flint
Isaac Shoenberg: Leon Lissek
John Logie Baird: Robert McIntosh
George More O'Ferrall: Edmund Pegge
Page boy: Harry Iggulden
Helen McKay: Tracy Miller
Warehouseman: Max Hafler
Warehouseman: John Rapley
Warehouseman: Anthony Douse
Horsebox driver: George Malpas
Sales executive: Paddy Ward
Mr Piggot-Smythe: Jonathan Newth
Canteen manageress: Josie Kidd
Sir John Reith: Wilfred Harrison
BBC Chairman: Clifford Parrish
Post-Master General: Hugh Dickson
Lord Selsdon: Kenneth Midwood
Adèle Dixon: Pat Whitmore
Miss Lutie: Lorraine Porter
Pogo the Wonderhorse: Simon Barrett
Pogo the Wonderhorse: Rodney James
Buck and Bubbles: William Vanderpuye
Buck and Bubbles: Johnny Worthy

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Nick Worrall. And the day's news from home and abroad with Ian Smith , Nick Clarke Gill Nevill and Chris Lowe


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Nick Worrall.
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Gill Nevill
Unknown: Chris Lowe

: Weatherview

: Telejournal

with Chantal Cuer
Le Journal de la Une
Catch up with tonight's news from TF1 in Paris. Chantal helps with the words and French background, while Peter Fiddick looks at what's happening in the European media.
Videotape editor PETER DUNKLEY Director NICK DAVIES
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS (E)


Unknown: Peter Fiddick
Editor: Peter Dunkley
Director: Nick Davies
Producer: Bernard Adams

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