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: Gharbar

Parveen Mirza introduces music and dance favourites in this third special compilation. Artists today are
Tahira Sayed ,
Nahid Siddiqui , Ustad Rais Khan and J. G. Laya group. An ASIAN UNIT presentation BBCPebbleMill


Introduces: Parveen Mirza
Unknown: Tahira Sayed
Unknown: Nahid Siddiqui
Unknown: Ustad Rais Khan
Unknown: J. G. Laya

: Design and Innovation

Eurekaaargh! (2)
This Horizon programme concludes Robert Symes 's look at inventors' problems.


Unknown: Robert Symes

: Tele journal

: Parent Programme

Two Ways to Toughen Your Toddler
Do you take enough exercise? Probably not, but what about your children?
This week the Parent
Programme investigates two novel approaches to fitness for the under-5s.
Director DAVID WILLIAMS Producer IAN WOOLF (e)
The Parent Book. £3.95 from [address removed]
Cheques payable to NEC Trust Ltd Also available from bookshops


Director: David Williams
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Songs of Praise

Help the Aged

: Brief Encounters

A Child's View of Divorce
Two years after his parents divorce, 12-year-old
Californian Mike Miller looks back and remembers. Producer ANGELA KAYE
(Filmed for the Lovelaw series)


Unknown: Mike Miller
Producer: Angela Kaye

: Newsnight Afternoon

Nick Clarke presents an early edition of the nightly programme, exploring topics covered in recent days, along with live coverage of major afternoon events including both Houses of Parliament.
Newsnight's team of reporters and correspondents develop the issues of the week. Editor RICHARD TAIT


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Editor: Richard Tait

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Pamela Armstrong

Antiques expert Tony Curtis joins Pamela and issues another challenge to viewers to empty their attics in search of those long forgotten, hidden trasures. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Tony Curtis

: Floyd on Fish

In today's programme, the last in the current series, Keith Floyd discovers the joys of freshly-gathered cockles and dedicates his own fish soup to the fishermen of the West Country.


Unknown: Keith Floyd
Producer: David Pritchard

: No Limits

Eastenders, Jenny and Tony have produced their very own hometown video.
Fifty minutes of cockney
No Limits from Bow Bells to their own doorbells. Research


Unknown: Jenny Powell
Unknown: Tony Baker
Unknown: Tony Baker.

: Cricket: Third Test

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


Introduces: Richie Benaud

: Celebration of a Broadcaster

Live from Westminster Abbey, the memory of Richard Dimbleby celebrated in words and music. In the presence of HRH Princess Alexandra
Marking the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Richard Dimbleby Cancer Fund, the event includes quotations from Dimbleby's letters, diaries, radio and television scripts, alternating with choral and orchestral music including William Walton 's Violin Concerto (first movement)
Te Deum Laudamus (from the coronation of 1953) film music from Hamlet and Henry Vand an unperformed section of his film score for The Battle of Britain.
Both Dimbleby and Walton, who never met, reflected the splendour of great public occasions, and both spoke for the nation in times of sorrow or of war.
Artists include: Eileen Atkins David Attenborough Peter Barkworth
Helen Field (soprano) Ida Haendel (violin) Michael Hordem
Alec McCowen , John Mills and Timothy West with the Philharmonia Orchestra leader PETER THOMAS and the Philharmonia Chorus Chorus master
ANDREW GREENWOOD conducted by Carl Davis Trumpeters of the Royal Artillery Musical director
MAJOR FRANK RENTON and the Choir of Westminster Abbey
Organist and Master of the Choristers SIMON PRESTON
Producer for the Richard Dimbleby Cancer Fund PATRICK GARLAND
Lighting supervisor PETER GREENYER Sound supervisor GRAHAM HAINES
Executive producer KENNETH CORDEN Directed for television by RON ISTED
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Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: William Walton
Unknown: Deum Laudamus
Unknown: Henry Vand
Unknown: Eileen Atkins
Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Peter Barkworth
Soprano: Helen Field
Violin: Michael Hordem
Violin: Alec McCowen
Violin: John Mills
Violin: Timothy West
Leader: Peter Thomas
Chorus Master: Andrew Greenwood
Conducted By: Carl Davis
Unknown: Major Frank Renton
Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Patrick Garland
Unknown: Peter Greenyer
Unknown: Graham Haines
Producer: Kenneth Corden
Television By: Ron Isted

: Food and Drink Christmas Special

A quiz with a difference, hosted by Chris Kelly before an invited audience.
Amid the seasonal questions there's a whole hamper of practical tips and information: cheap but spectacular puddings, crafty Christmas-cake icing, festive wines, exotic fruits, unusual nuts, and much more besides. The Teams:
Drinks expert Jill Goolden and food writer and cookery presenter Michael Smith against crafty cook, Michael Barry and actor and wine writer Oz Clarke
For fact sheet send 50p cheque or postal order (payable to BSS) to Food and Drink Fact Sheet 4 [address removed]


Unknown: Chris Kelly
Unknown: Jill Goolden
Presenter: Michael Smith
Unknown: Michael Barry
Unknown: Oz Clarke
Director: Jeremy Mills
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: All Passion Spent

by VITA SACKVILLE-WEST dramatised in three parts by PETER BUCKMAN starring
2: Lady Slane has escaped the clutches of her family. Now the tenant of Mr Bucktrout 's house at Hampstead, she sets about creating a new home for herself and Genoux. An unexpected visitor, however, disturbs the calm by confronting Lady Slane with the errors of her past.
Music composed and conducted by NIGEL HESS
Designer RAY CUSICK Make-up designer LESLEY RAWSTORNE
Production associate THEA MURRAY Production by COLIN ROGERS


Unknown: Vita Sackville-West
Unknown: Peter Buckman
Unknown: Mr Bucktrout
Conducted By: Nigel Hess
Designer: Ray Cusick
Unknown: Lesley Rawstorne
Production By: Coun Rogers
Directed By: Martyn Friend
Lady Slane: Wendy Hiller
FitzGeorge: Harry Andrews
Bucktrout: Maurice Denham
Carrie: Phyllis Calvert
Herbert: Graham Crowden
Gosheron: David Waller
Deborah: Jane Snowden
Genoux: Eileen Way
William: Geoffrey Bayldon
Lavinia: Faith Brook
Edith: Hilary Mason
Kay: John Franklyn-Robbins
Mabel: Antonia Pemberton
Foljambe: Patrick Barlow
Attendant: Sam Davies

: Richard Clayderman in London

with special guests Johnny Mathis Henry Mancini
High spots from the second half of the concert recorded recently at the Royalty Theatre, London.
Richard Clayderman and his star guests concentrate on the musical world of Hollywood and Broadway. Musical directors REGIS DUPRE
(In aid of the 1986 BBC Children in Need appeal)


Unknown: Johnny Mathis
Unknown: Henry Mancini
Directors: Regis Dupre
Unknown: James Ganduglia
Producer: Dave Perrottet

: Newsnight

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: Gill Nevill
Unknown: Chris Lowe

: Weatherview

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