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: Daytime on Two

9.15 Casebook Scotland: Coping with the Weather
MURIEL GRAY finds out how Scots cope with their climate.
Producer ROBERT CLARK (R) (e)

9.35 Pages from Ceefax

10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs says 'I wish I were you' and imagines himself as Cosmo. Go to the seaside to meet Tessa, who lives there, build sandcastles and catch crabs. With MIKE GRADY

10.15 Science Workshop Hearing (B)
Steel bands, harpists and church bells. Why pop musicians can go deaf and why pilots need new sound signals. (R) (e)

10.38 Investigating Science: Solving Problems by Measurement
1: Astronomical Measurements From the Greeks to the present day - how the problem of measuring distances between the nearest stars and planet Earth have been solved. With MARGARET PENSTON Producer ROBIN GWYN (e)
2: Seeing Clearly?
How can the process of measurement be used to enable a fair comparison of how clearly people see things? Presenter FRED HARRIS (e) Producer CAROLINE GODLEY
Series producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (e)

11.0 Words and Pictures Slippery Snow

11.17 Let's See: Scottish Farming: 3: Living on a Croft

11.40 Equal People: What's Got into You?

12.2 pm Maths Topics Statistics 5
Probability II: the 0 1 scale; manipulating probabilities; randomised response method. Producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)

12.25 Job Bank: Family Business

12.48 Descubra Espana: Unos ratos libres
Una cita; reportaje deportivo; pasatiempos y fiestas

1.10 Issues of Law
6: A Change for the Better (R) (e) Book, £4.25 from booksellers

1.38 Around Scotland: Behind the Scenes 2: Pantomime
The plans, preparations and people involved in presenting a Christmas pantomime.
Presented by JOHN CARMICHAEL with students of the Royal Academy of Music and Drama Producer ISHBEL MACLEAN
Series editor MARIANNE BAIRD (e)

2.0 Thinkabout: In the Mirror
Frank and Sally go looking for reflections, with some surprising results. There's a story about a rain puddle and a new song called 'Who's that in there?'. Leroy and Lennie and a sequence with bendy mirrors complete the programme.
Frank .............................JIM DUNK Sally .....................VICKY LICORISH Producer DEREK LONGHURST (R) (e)

2.15 ZigZag: Winter Festival: Finland


Unknown: Muriel Gray
Producer: Robert Clark
Unknown: Mike Grady
Unknown: Julie Callanan
Producer: Richard Callanan
Presenter: Fred Harris
Producer: Caroline Godley
Producer: Peter Bratt
Unknown: Descubra Espana
Unknown: Michael Molyneux
Presented By: John Carmichael
Editor: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Vicky Licorish
Producer: Derek Longhurst
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Sports Afternoon

Introduced by David Icke
A diet of top-class sporting action and opinion reflecting news from home and abroad and this week featuring
Formula Ford motor racing, a profile of British downhill skier Martin Bell and a report on the Second Test between England and Australia in Perth. Producers GRAHAM FRY and CAMPBELL FERGUSON


Introduced By: David Icke

: Pamela Armstrong

For music and conversation join Pamela and her guests live in the studio.
Producer LOUIS ROBINSON BBC Pebble Mill

: Global Report

Valley of Hope
The people of the beautiful valley of La Esperanza have seen a quarter of their young children die this year. In the next village a revolutionary health plan is succeeding - can it be brought to La Esperanza and the rest of the world? If it can, 20,000 of the children who die every day throughout the world could be saved.
Reporter Peter Adamson
Series producer wiluam Nicholson Producer DAVID BOWEN-JONES (R)


Reporter: Peter Adamson

: Cover to Cover

Presented by Jill Neville
Under discussion this week is Pocket Money, an expose of the fast-living world of championship snooker by GORDON BURN.
Researcher CHRIS WILSON Producer JOHN wmston


Presented By: Jill Neville
Unknown: Chris Wilson
Producer: John Wmston

: The Wednesday Western: A Man Alone

Ray Milland
Mary Murphy When gunman Wesley Steele comes across the wreckage and dead victims of a stage hold-up, he is forced to kill a lawman in self-defence. On the run he sets about discovering who was responsible for the original robbery and murder.
Milland made his directorial debut with this tense
Wesley Steele ray MlLLAND Nadine Corrigan
Corrigan...............WARD BOND Stanley .............RAYMOND BURR Dr Martin ..........ARTHUR SPACE Clantin...............LEE VAN CLEEF Anderson ................ALAN HALE Slocum ........DOUGLAS SPENCER Maybanks......THOMAS B. HENRY Luke Joiner .GRANDON RHODES Ortega ......MARTIN GARRALAGA Screenplay byJOHN TUCKER BATTLE from a story byMORT BRISKIN Produced by HERBERT J. YATES Directed byRAY MILLAND
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Unknown: Ray Milland
Unknown: Mary Murphy
Unknown: Wesley Steele
Unknown: Nadine Corrigan
Unknown: Mary Murphy
Unknown: Raymond Burr
Unknown: Lee van Cleef
Unknown: Alan Hale
Unknown: Douglas Spencer
Unknown: Thomas B. Henry
Unknown: Luke Joiner
Play By: John Tucker
Story By: Mort Briskin
Directed By: Ray Milland

: Cricket: Second Test

Australia v
England RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the final day's play in Perth.
Television presentation CHANNEL 9, Australia


Introduces: England Richie Benaud

: Paul Simon: Whistle Test Extra

At 45, Paul Simon recently enjoyed his biggest hit single since 'Bridge over troubled waters' and his first solo number one album, 'Graceland'.
His comeback was inspired by a controversial trip to South Africa, during which he recorded and composed with black musicians.
During October, while one of these groups, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, was in London recording their own album, Simon talked to Whistle Test about his discovery of 'township jive' music and its effect on his own songwriting.
With contributions from Hugh Masekela and Joseph Shabalala, music from Ladysmith Black Mambazo and clips from the videos for 'You can call me AI', 'Homeless' and 'The boy in the bubble'.


Subject: Paul Simon
Singers: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Interviewee: Hugh Masekela
Interviewee: Joseph Shabalala
Research: Karen Rosie
Director: May Miller
Producer: Trevor Dann

: Out of Court

Whether you think it's an ass or an asset, the law affects us all. Justice may be blind and its path may be strewn with law-makers and law-breakers, but David Jessel and Sue Cook are in the studio to help light its way.
And Ed Boyle investigates controversial cases and legal loopholes.


Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Ed Boyle
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: M*A*S*H

with For Want of a Boot
Hawkeye can have as many diapers and rubber pants as his heart desires, but can he persuade the supply sergeant to get him a new boot? You've got to be kidding ... unless he can have a favour in return....
Written by SHELDON KELLER Directed by DON WEIS (R)


Written By: Sheldon Keller
Directed By: Don Weis
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
Trapper John: Wayne Rogers
Colonel Blake: McLean Stevenson
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Major Frank Burns: Larry Linville
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Captain Futterman: Michael Lerner
Sergeant Zale: Johnny Haymer
Nurse Murphy: Suzanne Zenor

: Breaking Up

A drama in four parts by NIGEL WILLIAMS
3: Divorce seems inevitable for the Mailers and social worker Clare has to decide which of the parents can offer a better home for Tony.
Music composed by SIMON ROGERS Designer DICK COLES


Unknown: Nigel Williams
Composed By: Simon Rogers
Designer: Dick Coles
Producer: Sally Head
Director: Stuart Burge
Mrs Mailer: Eileen Atkins
Mr Mailer: Dave King
Mr Posner: Alan Bennett
Tony Mailer: Tim Haynes
Marcia: Rosemary Martin
Clare: Gabrielle Lloyd
Jackson: Alexander Crockatt
Mr Jackson: John Fortune
Horvatch: George Gancher
Patterson: Adrian Holloway
Karen: Nicola Hern
Samuelson: Leo Kay
Hughes: Jimmy Demetriou
Haldermann: Lan Williams
Wanamaker: Jacob Krichefski
Girls at Jackson's: Araminta Craighall
Girls at Jackson's: Lusha Kellgren

: The Trouble with Sex

Last of eight programmes The Right to Know
Who told you about sex, and who is going to tell your kids about sex? Generations have somehow avoided the issue by not discussing it openly. Counsellor Anne Hooper argues that a good sex education, from an early age, would go a long way towards eliminating some of the problems sex causes between people. Perhaps parents can learn something from hearing the teenagers in the programme tackling the issue. Film editor JOHN DINWOODIE
Series producer MIKE WEATHERLEY Producer MARION ALLINSON (e)
● INFO: page 101


Unknown: Anne Hooper
Producer: Mike Weatherley
Producer: Marion Allinson

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Nick Worrall
All the day's news with Ian Smith , Nick Clarke
Gill Nevill and Chris Lowe Producers


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Nick Worrall
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Gill Nevill
Unknown: Chris Lowe
Producers: Tim Gardam.
Unknown: Thompson Diana Morton.
Unknown: John Bridcut
Directors: Chris Fox
Unknown: John Wilkinson
Unknown: James Gould
Unknown: Nick Guthrie.
Unknown: Adrian Milne
Editor: Richard Tait

: Weatherview

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