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9.15 Casebook Scotland Put it on Paper
Stop press. If you have ever wanted to write a poem, a storv, a soap opera or a novel then this programme is for you.
Scottish writers Liz LOCHHEAD and WILLIAM MCILVANNEY reveal how they started.... you could be next!
9.35 Pages from Ceefax
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs have trouble comparing the size of things. Children and adults join in an Afro-Caribbean dance.
Book: Rupa the Elephant by MICKEY PATEL , illustrated by BIMAN MULLICK.
10.15 Science Workshop Analysing (A) (R) (E)
10.38 Science in Action Keep it Clean
Bacteria take a starring role in this programme - an expert in domestic microbiology tracks down bacteria in the kitchen. Presenters TERRY MARSH and KJARTAN POSKITT
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE
Producer CLARE ELSTOW (R) (E)
11.0 Words and Pictures Lift Off
11.17 Let's See
Scottish Waters. 1: On Tap
11.40 Dès Ie début Face-to-face French - a resource series to support the teaching of basic skills in French.
Dealing with Money: Talking about Yourself (R) (E)
12.2 pm Maths Topics Trigonometry 5 (R) (E)
12.25 Job Bank
Management Trainee
12.48 Encounter: Spain Spare Time (R) (E)
1.10 Issues of Law with MICHAEL MOLYNEAUX 1: Systems (R) (E)
1.38 Around Scotland Close Up. 2: Seashore
Presented by MICHAEL SCOTT The wildlife on two Scottish seashores; one rocky, on the Isle of Cumbrae in the Clyde, and the other the mudflats near Grangemouth on the Firth of Forth. Producer PETER LEGGE
Series editor MARIANNE BAIRD (E)
2.0 Thinkabout
Noodles in the Air
It's Sally's birthday. Jim and the children make her a surprise meal. They find out how noodles are made and cry over cut onions.
2.15ZigZag Mordicus (1)


Unknown: Liz Lochhead
Unknown: William McIlvanney
Unknown: Mickey Patel
Illustrated By: Biman Mullick.
Presenter: Jeni Barnett
Producer: Richard Callanan
Presenters: Terry Marsh
Producer: Robin Mudge
Unknown: Michael Molyneaux
Presented By: Michael Scott
Producer: Peter Legge
Editor: Marianne Baird
Producer: Derek Longhurst
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish

: All in the Day

: Racing from Ascot

3.10 The EBF Novices'
Hurdle Race (Qualifier. 2m)
3.40 The Bagshot Handicap Steeplechase (3m)

: Favourite Things

Lady Antonia Fraser in conversation with Roy Plomley
At her beautiful west London home, the historian and mystery writer showed Roy some of her most cherished possessions, as well as the garden she tends herself. She also took him to her favourite castle and her favourite hotel; visited a fortune-teller; and listened to her favourite singers in performance. (R)


Unknown: Lady Antonia Fraser
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: Treasure Houses of Britain

Recapturing the Past
Building a romantic castle was a favourite form of escapism for 19th-century magnates; hence the Gothic turrets of Penrhyn, based on a slate fortune. New money also built an ideal arts and crafts house at Wightwick Manor, outside
Wolverhampton; while the Duke of Rutland restored beautiful Haddon Hall with antiquarian care. The most romantic landscape, though, was created in this century, by Rex Whistler for Lord
Anglesey's dining-room at Plas Newydd. Presented by John Julius Norwich
... wrought with infinite taste and skill.... a dazzling reminder that western civilization has sometimes produced quintessentially habitable treasure houses.


Unknown: Rex Whistler
Presented By: John Julius Norwich

: Cover to Cover

Presented by Colin McCabe This week the new book review programme discusses the crime thriller A Taste for Death by P. D. JAMES ; a novel by ALBERTO MORAVIA ,
A Voyeur; and No Direction Home, a biography of Bob Dylan by ROBERT SHELTON. Producer JOHN WHISTON


Presented By: Colin McCabe
Unknown: P. D. James
Novel By: Alberto Moravia
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Robert Shelton.
Producer: John Whiston

: The Randolph Scott Western: Return of the Bad Men

with Robert Ryan
The opening-up of the Oklahoma territory provided opportunities for land-hungry
- pioneers, and rich pickings for unscrupulous outlaws. Marshal Vance determines to make the new territory a safer place to live, but he reckons without strong opposition from such desperadoes as the Sundance Kid, the Dalton Brothers and a tough female outlaw, Cheyenne.
Directed by RAY ENRIGHT
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Unknown: Robert Ryan
Unknown: Charles O'Neal
Unknown: Jack Natteford
Produced By: Nat Holt
Directed By: Ray Enright
Vance: Randolph Scott
Sundance Kid: Robert Ryan
Cheyenne: Anne Jeffreys
John Pettit: Geoerge'Gabby' Hayes
Madge Allen: Jacqueline White
Cole Younger: Steve Brodie
Jim Younger: Richard Powers
John Younger: Robert Bray
Emmett Dalton: Lex Barker
Bob Dalton: Walter Reed
Grat Dalton: Michael Harvey
Billy the Kid: Dean White
Wild Bill Doolin: Robert Armstrong

: Tex Avery

Red Hot Riding Hood

: Travellers in Time

The Trail-Blazers
Six films of early exploration introduced from the Royal
Geographical Society by the pioneer polar explorer Duncan Carse.
To India by Land-Yacht (1939) 'Travelling eastward across the Syrian desert we paused at the great trading centre of Baghdad ... Much later, twisting through the rocky gorges of Afghanistan, we crossed the Khyber to the spices and gold of India.'
So an American millionaire,
Larry Thaw , summarised the itinerary of one of the most opulent holiday jaunts. His transport was an enormous motor caravan, complete with a shower bath, refrigerator, and a retinue of six Indian servants - the whole outfit he called his 'land-yacht'. He also took along a professional cameraman to shoot his 'holiday snaps' on early colour film, and then added his own period sound track. The final result is both a time-capsule of 30s images and attitudes, and a vivid record of trail-blazing at its most luxurious and colourful. Original narrator Norman Wilson
Film editor DAVID LEE


Unknown: Duncan Carse.
Unknown: Larry Thaw
Narrator: Norman Wilson
Editor: David Lee
Producer: Richard Robinson

: John Bellany: A Portrait

A Newsnight special One of Scotland's leading artists talks to Joan Bakewell , whose Portrait he painted at this year's Edinburgh Festival.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Hailsham's Law

An Out of Court special
Now in his 80th year, Lord
Hailsham is the oldest man in the government and one of its most colourful characters.
As Lord High Chancellor he occupies the most ancient political office in the land, older than parliament itself.
Much of his job is ceremonial, but beneath the full-bottomed wig and the silk stockings there is controversy.
Should a senior Cabinet Politician appoint judges and sit as a Law Lord? Some critics complain he has blocked important legal reforms. One judge has even called him a 'brooding dictator'. After ten years on the Woolsack, Lord Hailsham talks to Ed Boyle about the problems of running our legal system. In characteristically robust style he argues that we have too many laws, which are often passed 'simply to reflect the machismo of ministers'. Film editor LIZ TENNENT producer ALAN BOOKBINDER


Unknown: Ed Boyle
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: M*A*S*H

starring with Deal Me Out
Klinger provides the sandwiches for the distinguished delegates at an ill-fated 4077th conference! One crisis after another interrupts play, and Henry almost meets his maker in the shower ...
Directed by GENE REYNOLDS (R)


Written By: Larry Gelbart
Directed By: Gene Reynolds
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
Trapper: Wayne Rogers
Colonel Blake: McLean Stevenson
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Larry: Lin Ville
Major: Frank Burns
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Captain Pak: Pat Morita
Maj Freedman: Alan Arbus

: The Life and Loves of a She Devil

The last of four episodes dramatised by TED WHTTEHEAD from the novel by FAY WELDON
4: Mary Fisher 's life is in ruins - she has lost almost everything and in her despair she turns to her priest for comfort.
But how can she hope to win against the She Devil, whose triumph seems inevitable - or does it?
Title song, 'Warm love gone cold', sung by CHRISTINE COLLJSTER ,
RESL 199/12RSL 199, from retailers. Designer HUMPHREY JAEGER
Script editor GWENDA BAGSHAW Producer SALLY HEAD


Dramatised By: Ted Whttehead
Novel By: Fay Weldon
Unknown: Mary Fisher
Music By: Peter Filleul
Sung By: Christine Colljster
Designer: Humphrey Jaeger
Editor: Gwenda Bagshaw
Producer: Sally Head
Director: Philip Saville
Bobbo: Dennis Waterman
Mary Fisher: Patricia Hodge
Ruth: Julie T Wallace
Mrs Fisher: Liz Smith
Fr Ferguson: Tom Baker
Garcia: Paul Herzberg
DrRohn: John Rowe
Dr Ghengis: Stephen Grief
Brenda: Noël Dyson
: Angus Johnbluthal
Nicola: Caroline Butler
Andy: Christopher Mossford
Sarah: Nina Zuckerman
Dr Black: Terrance Conder
Nurse Black: Theresa Garraway
Bookshop manageress: Ann Pennington

: The Trouble with Sex

AIDS - Who Cares? 'There is a common misconception that only people with lots of sexual partners get AIDS. You don't have to be promiscuous any more than you have to be gay. Because AIDS is incurable, it is very frightening. It is tempting to make it less frightening by pretending that only people who are different in some way can get it.'
Jonathan Grimshaw challenges some of the myths and distortions surrounding the threat posed by the AIDS virus and demonstrates the positive responses which have been made by individuals and voluntary organisations.
After this programme a confidential telephone advice line will be open on [number removed]until midnight.
Further information, advice and useful addresses on some of the subjects covered in this series is available from: [address removed] Please enclose an A5-size sae (9" x 7") with 26p stamp.


Unknown: Jonathan Grimshaw
Editor: John Dinwoodie
Producer: Mike Weatherley

: 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

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