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: Design and Innovation

The Golden Rule
Bernard Shaw was sceptical about the worth of golden rules. What then should be made of rules aimed at designers and inventors? Producer JOHN STRATFORD
A BBC/Open University production


Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Producer: John Stratford

: Sports Afternoon

Introduced by David Icke Top sporting action from home and abroad plus comment on the week's news and the people making the headlines. This week features ski-ing from Arosa in Switzerland plus a look back at 100 years of the Wimbledon Championship and the centenary of Arsenal Football Club.
Producers GRAHAM FRY and CAMPBELL FERGUSON including at


Introduced By: David Icke
Introduced By: Campbell Ferguson

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Pamela Armstrong

Music and conversation in the afternoon with Pamela and her guests. BBC Pebble Mill

: News of the Second World

Melor Sturua is foreign editor of the Soviet newspaper Izvestia. The Soviet Union believes in government control of news; to western eyes this is censorship.
Peter France follows the Publication of one day's edition of Izvestia.


Unknown: Melor Sturua
Unknown: Peter France
Series Producer: William Nicholson
Producer: John Archer

: Cover to Cover

Presented by Jill Neville
In the final programme before Christmas Cover to Cover looks back at the best books of the year and also examines the debate over children's books; should children be allowed to read whatever they wish, or should parents, teachers, librarians and even writers protect them from 'unsuitable' books? Researcher CHRIS WILSON Producer JOHN WHiSTON


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

: The Wednesday Western: Return of the Gunfighter

Robert Taylor Chad Everett
Gunfighter Ben Wyatt reluctantly answers a call for help from his old friend
Luis Domingo , whose land is threatened by a greedy cattle baron. Arriving at their ranch he finds Domingo and his wife dead and their daughter Anisa gone. Ben sets off in search of the killers
Screenplay by ROBERT BUCKNER
Based on a story by BURT KENNEDY and ROBERT BUCKNER produced by FRANK KING and MAURICE KING
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Robert Taylor
Unknown: Chad Everett
Unknown: Gunfighter Ben Wyatt
Unknown: Luis Domingo
Unknown: Robert Buckner
Story By: Burt Kennedy
Story By: Robert Buckner
Produced By: Frank King
Produced By: Maurice King
Directed By: James Neilson
Ben Wyatt: Robert Taylor
Anisa: Ana Martin
Lee Sutton: Chad Everett
Will Parker: Mort Mills
Clay Sutton: Lyle Bettger
Sundance: John Davies Chandler
Frank Boone: Michael Pate
Lomax: Barry Atwater
Butch Cassidy: John Crawford
Judge Ellis: Willis Bouchey
Luis: Rodolfo Hoyos

: Land of Ice and Fire

The first explorers to penetrate beyond the headwaters of the Missouri brought back tales of a strange land. They spoke of valleys that seemed to smoke and burn perpetually, and of a river that never froze, even in the hardest winter.
That land is Yellowstone, America's oldest national park. Two-and-a-half million visitors flock there each summer, but in winter the park takes on another face that most people never see. Bison huddle in the warmth of the hot springs and the steam vents and geysers attain a new beauty in the frozen air.
Narrator Anthony Valentine Photographed and produced by WOLFGANG BAYER
Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol


Narrator: Anthony Valentine
Produced By: Wolfgang Bayer

: Christmas on Two

A glimpse of some of the music, films and drama in store this Christmas on BBC2.

: 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. Director JEREMY MILLS


Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Ed Boyle
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: M*A*S*H

starring with The Chosen People
A Korean family - complete with ox - setting up home in the 4077th compound is one problem; when a peasant girl produces a baby and says that Radar is the father, that's something else. While Radar protests his innocence, the camp starts reacting to the secret life of O'Reilly.... Written by LAURENCE MARKS SHELDON KELLER and LARRY GELBART
Directed by JACKIE COOPER (R)


Written By: Laurence Marks
Written By: Sheldon Keller
Written By: Larry Gelbart
Directed By: Jackie Cooper
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
Trapper John: Wayne Rogers
Colonel Blake: McLean Stevenson
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Major Frank Burns: Larry Linville
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher
Captain Pak: Pat Morita

: Global Report 1986

1986 is the International Year of Peace.
Global Report, the annual alternative account of the year, presents four first-hand stories about peace from
Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.
Michael Smyth, an Irish Captain with the United
Nations peace-keeping forces, tries to negotiate a temporary ceasefire in one of the most volatile sectors of the Lebanon. In Labrador,
Canada, Sylvester Andrew fights a plan to expand a military base which he fears will destroy the way of life of the Innu people.
Hans Vanmaele , a captain in the Belgian air force, engages in a high-speed F-16 dogfight as part of his fighter-pilot training for NATO. And a grandmother in Kampuchea, Chheing Yau , tells the moving story of this summer in a refugee camp in Thailand. What did the Year of Peace mean to them?
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Unknown: Sylvester Andrew
Unknown: Hans Vanmaele
Unknown: Chheing Yau
Unknown: Janet Williams
Directors: Anthony Geffen
Unknown: Stanley Harper
Unknown: Peter Firstbrook.

: Newsnight

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


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

: Weatherview

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