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: Gharbar

Parveen Mirza chairs a discussion on the importance of mother-tongue teaching. Also taking part are
D. S. Bhogal , co-ordinator, mother-tongue teaching; Sanyogita Kumari , Hindi teacher;
Uzra Firdaus Butt , Urdu teacher;
Chhanda Majamdar , Bengali teacher; Sarayu Patel ,
Gujerati teacher;
Jaspal Kaur Dhanjal , Punjabi teacher.
Music is by Kajal Banerjee , who sings a Hindi geet. An ASIAN UNIT presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Parveen Mirza
Unknown: D. S. Bhogal
Unknown: Sanyogita Kumari
Unknown: Uzra Firdaus Butt
Unknown: Chhanda Majamdar
Unknown: Sarayu Patel
Unknown: Jaspal Kaur Dhanjal
Unknown: Kajal Banerjee

: Daytime on Two

9.35 Encounter: Austria
5: The School Year Begins
Film editor LUIS ESPANA
Producer SUSAN PATON (R) (E)

9.52 Look, Look and Look Again
Working Drawings (R) (E)

10.15 Look and Read: Badger Girl
Lost on the Moor. 'More Ponies Stolen', reads the newspaper headline.

10.38 Investigating Science: Solving Problems by Observation
A Closer Look
Director CHARLOTTE BLACK (R) (E) Teeth for Life
Series producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (E)

11.0 Watch
Trees: Life on a Tree
Illustrations JOE MCEWEN
Producer DAVID TAFT (R) (E)

11.17 Now and Then
The Age of Wood. Windmills made use of many different types of wood: oak for the framework and central post, hornbeam, elm and ash.

11.40 Wondermaths
Programme 5.
A space genie invades Investigator.
Written by COLIN DAVIS
Graphic designer PETER WANE
Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (R)(E)

11.57 MI 10: Mathematical Investigations
9: Fly on the Wall
10: Projections

12.18 pm Maths Counts
Give a Third, Take a Quarter (R) (E)

12.40 Honourable Members
5: Carry on Governing (R) (E)

1.5 Telejournal (E)

1.38 Walrus - Guess What? Just Imagine!
MICHAEL ROSEN and the team get carried away with books. Clues presented by DAVID FREEMAN Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (E)

2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds
Jeni Barnett helps Cosmo find a hat to fit Dibs. A visit to a ceilidh for some Irish dancing. Book: Emma and the Measles by GUNILLA WOLDE and ALMQVIST AND WIKSELL FORLAG AB
Story animation LEO BELTOFT


Producer: Susan Paton
Unknown: Margo Gunn
Unknown: John Hollis
Unknown: Ashiek Madhvani
Unknown: Kieron O'Shea
Unknown: William Squire
Wordy: Charles Collingwood
Unknown: Katie Hebb
Unknown: Gary Watson
Producer: Susan Paton
Producer: Caroline Godley
Presenters: Louise Hall-Taylor
Producer: David Taft
Written By: Colin Da
Designer: Peter Wane
Producer: John Chapple
Presenter: Hilary Clough
Unknown: Michael Rosen
Presented By: David Freeman
Unknown: Jeni Barnett
Unknown: Gunilla Wolde
Producer: Richard Callanan
Zak: Christopher Lillicrap
Stella: Sita Ramamurthy
Voice of Hudson: Jonathan Izard
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Small World: Miniature Furniture

A series featuring some of the finest model makers and collectors.
Meet Denis Hillman from Sussex, probably the finest miniature furniture-maker in the world. Presenter Eric Thompson (R)


Subject: Denis Hillman
Presenter: Eric Thompson
Producer: Paul Smith

: Songs of Praise

from East Belfast

: An Extraordinary Joe

Joe Brown, one of the world's greatest climbers, talks about his 'childish pursuits' - like climbing Kangchenjunga before anyone else did.
Written and narrated by Ian Wooldridge


Subject: Joe Brown
Writer/Narrator: Ian Wooldridge
Producer: Michael Begg

: Favourite Things

Phil Drabble in conversation with Roy Plomley
Naturalist and writer Phil Drabble played host to the late Roy Plomley on his 90-acre Staffordshire estate, which is devoted to the preservation and propagation of wildlife. Phil also went to a gypsy fair, took Roy behind the scenes of his favourite television programme and paid a visit to his favourite star Tommy Steele.


Unknown: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Tommy Steele.

: Treasure Houses of Britain: Palaces of Reason and Delight

A celebration in stone of Marlborough's greatest victory, Blenheim, heralds the 18th century. This programme admires the glories that remain of that age of reason and elegance: at Houghton, built by Britain's first prime minister, on the Duke of Buccleuch's well-tended estates in England and Scotland, at West Wycombe, home of the eccentric Dashwoods, and finally at Syon, Robert Adam's magnificent statement of imperial confidence. Presented by John Julius Norwich
"A TV treasure trove ... filled with good humour, interesting anecdotes, historical footnotes and sweeping views of the English countryside." (New York Daily News)
(Final programme tomorrow, 4.30pm)


Presenter: John Julius Norwich

: Schools Prom

Introduced by Ray Moore from the Mountbatten School, Romsey.
Earlier this year Ray Moore visited some of the schools and music colleges that provided the young musical talent for last season's Schools Prom. In this short series of four programmes, he speaks to the teachers, tutors and young musicians who came to the Royal Albert Hall, London, for the concerts last autumn, and watches them in rehearsal. The first programme features groups from the south of England: Mountbatten School Concert Choir from Romsey; Southampton Youth Orchestra; Bournemouth School for Girls' Flute Trio and the Torquay Grammar School for Girls' Senior Choir.
(The Schools Prom is organised by Music for Youth in association with the Rank Organisation and Commercial Union Assurance)


Presenter: Ray Moore
Producer: Ken Griffin

: No Limits

The only problem with the world's fastest TV Rockshow is that occasionally it's so fast that fabulous bits get left on the cutting-room floor. So with the nights drawing in, a good chance to revisit some of the sunny spots to hear new powerplay sounds, see new videos, films and features - and review the Top 40 charts. Associate producer JONATHAN KING Production PETER HAMILTON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Peter Hamilton

: Personal View: Victoria Wood

'It's the work I enjoy the most - making people laugh.' 'I wasn't very good as an adolescent!'
On tour and at home with the writer, entertainer and successful working woman.


Subject: Victoria Wood
Film Editor: Amanda Smith
Producer: Peter M. Evans

: Under Sail

The last in a series for those who love sail and the sea. Brita Leth
Ten years ago the Brita Leth was lying idle in a Danish harbour and could easily have rotted away. In her long life she's earned her living carrying cargoes under sail in the Baltic and more recently working converted as a dredger in Kiel fjord. Now, thanks to her enthusiastic
Danish owner, the Brita has been restored and once again earns her living under sail. Today she graces the waters of the Baltic, for which she was designed and built. Narrator Tom Salmon
Film cameraman TIM JOHNSON
Sound recordist MURRAY CLARKE Film editor PETER SIMPSON Producer BRIAN HAWKINS BBC Bristol


Unknown: Brita Leth
Unknown: Brita Leth
Unknown: Tim Johnson
Unknown: Murray Clarke
Editor: Peter Simpson
Producer: Brian Hawkins

: Issues of Law: A Change for the Better

The last of six programmes about the current state of English law.
Devised and presented by Michael Molyneux
Law reform is slow and has no sex appeal. Legislation and judge-made law, judicial review, the Law Commissions, pressure groups (the Law Society, Legal Action Group, Justice), codification and contingency fees (as in the USA). Do we expect too much of the law? With Lord Hailsham Lord Elwyn-Jones Lord Denning and Phil Sieghart (E)
Book, £4.25 from booksellers


Devised by/Presenter: Michael Molyneux
Guest: Lord Hailsham
Guest: Lord Elwyn-Jones
Guest: Lord Denning
Guest: Phil Sieghart
Film Editor: Terry Williams
Director: Nick Allmark
Producer: Tony Roberts

: Floyd on Food

In the final programme of this elegant and tasteful series, intrepid gastronaut
Keith Floyd takes a BBC mini-break to Jersey. There he discovers the delights of traditional Jersey fare including conger eel and marigold soup (yes, really) and the elusive ormer - once eaten, never forgotten. Cameraman RICHARD ELLIOTT Videotape editor MIKE FOREN Producer DAVID PRITCHARD
0 FLOYD ON FOOD: page 101


Unknown: Keith Floyd
Unknown: Richard Elliott
Editor: Mike Foren
Producer: David Pritchard

: Top Gear

Introduced by William Woollard
In the last of the present series, especially for motor bike enthusiasts, Chris Goffey previews the International Bike show, which opens at Olympia tomorrow, including a look at the new super-bike from Honda.
If you thought steam cars were a thing of the past, meet a new one capable of an astounding 90mph, and Frank Page talks to a man who arranges transplants for much-loved Morris Minors. Producers
MIKE DERBY, BRIAN STRACHAN Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill


Introduced By: William Woollard
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Talks: Frank Page
Unknown: Brian Strachan
Producer: Tom Ross

: The Europeans

Starring Lee Remick, Robin Ellis, Lisa Eichhorn
The acclaimed adaptation of Henry James's novel by the Merchant Ivory team responsible for Heat and Dust and A Room with a View. In the hope of improving their sagging fortunes, Eugenia - the Baroness Munster - and her brother Felix arrive from Europe to seek out the wealthy American cousins they have never met. The encounter between the sophisticated Europeans and the God-fearing, plain-living
Wentworth family turns out fruitful and instructive to both sides.
Produced by ISMAIL MERCHANT Directed by JAMES IVORY 0 FILMS: page 25


Unknown: Lee Remick
Unknown: Robin Ellis
Unknown: Lisa Eichhorn
Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Produced By: Ismail Merchant
Directed By: James Ivory
Eugenia: Lee Remick
Robert Acton: Robin Ellis
Mr Wentworth: Wesley Addy
Clifford Wentworth: Tim Choate
Gertrude Wentworth: Lisa Eichhorn
Charlotte Wentworth: Nancy New
Lizzie Acton: Kristin Griffith
Mrs Acton: Helen Stenborg
Mr Brand: Norman Snow
Felix: Tim Woodward
Augustine: Gedda Petry

: Newsnight

Analysis and comment on the day's major events presented by Peter Snow, Donald MacCormick and Nick Worrall with the interviews that matter.
And the day's news from home and abroad with Ian Smith, Nick Clarke, Gill Nevill, and Chris Lowe


Presented By: Peter Snow
Presented By: Donald MacCormick
Presented By: Nick Worrall
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Gui Nevill
Unknown: Chris Lowe

: Weatherview

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