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: Daytime on Two

9.15 Casebook Scotland The Built Environment Intrepid space-traveller
MURIEL GRAY boldly investigates the built environment around us.
Director KATE KINNINMONT (R) (e)
9.35 Pages from Ceefax
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds
Can Cosmo, Dibs and Sheila get to the station in time to meet Cosmo's Granny?
Yusaf Nasim and Ameca ride on the Glasgow Underground. Song:
'Geordie's lost his liggy' (e)
10.15 Science Workshop Sliding (A)
What makes things slide and how to stop sliding.
The history of the bicycle brake from bone-shaker to modern racer.
Series producer MICHAEL COYLE (R) (e)
10.38 Science in Action Spaceship Earth
This week take a good look at our closest star; make your own reflecting telescope and find out how to receive pictures of the Earth from space. Presenters
KJARTAN POSKITT TERRY MARSH
Engineering manager JOHN KING
Assistant producer CLARE ELSTOW Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (e)
11.0 Words and Pictures The Three Little Pigs
11.17 Let's See
Scottish Winter Festivals
11 40 The Bible Lands Herod the Great
Throughout Israel, the ruins of many great and ancient buildings can be seen - many built by one man, Herod the Great. Who was Herod? What do we know about him? Presented by PETER CONNOLY
Producer R. DILWYN JONES First shown in Outlook on BBC Wales (e)
12.2 pm Maths Topics Geometry 1
Points and Lines: Triangles: Quadrilaterals (R)
12.25 Job Bank Computer Work
12.48 Dès Ie debut Asking the Way
Basic French language skills shown in action through sketches and documentary film. (R) (e)
1.10 Talking Business
A guide to basic business jargon and practice, aimed particularly at those who speak English as a second language.
1: Raising Money (R) (e)
1.38 Around Scotland Energy
1: Energy Goes Round and Round Every moment of our lives we use energy to make things work and to keep us alive, so what is energy and where does it come from?
Presenter GERDA STEVENSON Series editor MARIANNE BAIRD Producer ISHBEL MACLEAN (e)

Contributors

Director: Kate Kinninmont
Unknown: Yusaf Nasim
Producer: Michael Coyle
Unknown: John King
Producer: Robin Mudge
Presented By: Peter Connoly
Producer: R. Dilwyn
Presenter: Gerda Stevenson
Editor: Marianne Baird
Producer: Ishbel MacLean

: Thinkabout

Rubbish Dump
Sally and the children sort out some rubbish to be thrown out, but Frank has other ideas about it. There's also a visit to a factory which uses the metal rubbish which schoolchildren havecollected.
Producer DEREK LONGHURST (R) (e)

Contributors

Producer: Derek Longhurst
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish

: Zig Zag

The Arctic
(e)

: Sports Afternoon

David Icke introduces an afternoon of high-speed action from home and abroad plus lively discussion on the topics dominating the sporting headlines. Producers GRAHAM FRY and CAMPBELL FERGUSON including at

Contributors

Introduces: David Icke
Introduces: Campbell Ferguson

: Pamela Armstrong

The afternoons just wouldn't be the same without it. BBC Pebble Mill

: The World of the 30s

Portrait of a Decade
Second of 12 programmes How to Lose the Peace
The consequences of World War I in Europe are depression, political extremism and a very uncertain peace. France, in particular, pays the price.
Beneath a surface of gaiety, dancing and song lies shattered hopes and the approach of chaos.
Narrated by David Smith English language production by HENRY FOSTER
Written and produced by DIETER FRANK

Contributors

Unknown: David Smith
Produced By: Dieter Frank

: My Music

The popular game of musical knowledge with Frank Muir and John Amis challenging
Barry Took and Ian Wallace over questions set by Steve Race (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Ian Wallace

: Cover to Cover

Nicholas Shakespeare and his guests review the pick of the {atest paperbacks and hardbacks. Alice Munro flies In from Canada to talk about her short stories; and Peter Ackroyd reads from
The Diversions of Purley, a new selection of his highly unusual poems.
Researcher CHRIS WILSON
Producer ROLAND KEATING

Contributors

Unknown: Nicholas Shakespeare
Unknown: Alice Munro
Unknown: Peter Ackroyd
Unknown: Chris Wilson
Producer: Roland Keating

: Dony Soldier

starring
Tyrone Power
Cameron Mitchell
Based on the authentic exploits of the early days of the Royal
Canadian Mounted
Police, this colourful western tells the story of one heroic mountie -
Duncan MacDonald. In 1876 he crossed the border into
Montana and singlehandedly took on the job of forcing the Cree Indians back into Canada
Screenplay by JOHN C. HIGGINS Produced by SAMUEL G. ENGEL Directed by JOSEPH M. NEWMAN
0 FILMS: page 15

Contributors

Unknown: Duncan MacDonald.
Unknown: John C. Higgins
Produced By: Samuel G. Engel
Directed By: Joseph M. Newman
Duncan: Tyrone Power
Konah: Cameron Mitchell
Natayo: Thomas Gomez
Emerald: Penny Edwards
Jess Calhoun: Robert Horton
Comes Running: Anthony Earl Numkena
White White: Adeline de Walt Reynolds
Insp Frazer: Howard Petrie
Standing Bear: Stuart Randall
Bryan Neeley: Richard Shackleton
Tim Neeley: James Hayward
PckS-ki: Muriel Landers

: Maestro

Third of four programmes
John Surtees
Surtees's contribution to motor sport is unique; the only man to have become
World Champion as a motor racer after winning seven world titles on two wheels. Surtees is a brilliant engineer, a skill nurtured in his father's south London motorcycle workshop. He is also a perfectionist in both the work of those he employed when running his Grand Prix team, and in his own performance - whether driving, riding or, as today, restoring old houses. His current project is returning to its former glory an Elizabethan manor on the border of Kent and Surrey where Barry Davies tracked him down.
('John Curry ' tomorrow at 7.45pm)

Contributors

Unknown: John Surtees
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: John Curry

: Whistle Test

The weekly guide to what's happening in rock and pop. Once again Mark Ellen and Andy Kershaw scour the world from Brisbane to Billericay, Tennessee to
Tottenham, Wigan to (oh get on with it!).
This week: The Comfy Area Producers
TREVOR DANN. JOHN BURROWES Director MARY MILLER
Editor MICHAEL APPLETON

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Trevor Dann.
Unknown: John Burrowes
Director: Mary Miller
Editor: Michael Appleton

: 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 PIETER MORPURGO Producer ALAN BOOKBINDER

Contributors

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

: M*A*S*H

starring with George
As far as Frank Burns is concerned, homosexuals have no place in Uncle Sam's army, no matter what their combat record. When he unearths George Weston 's past the moral major decides he's ripe for a dishonourable discharge - but everyone has their little secrets.
Written by REGIER AND MARKOWITZ Directed by ALAN ALDA (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Burns
Unknown: George Weston
Directed By: Alan Alda
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
Pte George Weston: Richard Ely

: Filthy Rich and Catflap

Written by BEN ELTON starring Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall and Nigel Planer
Show-business personality Richie Rich is having a few guests for dinner. His minder Eddie Catflap and his manager Filthy Ralph are quite willing to help with the preparations.
With JOOLS HOLLAND and GILSON LAVIS

Contributors

Written By: Ben Elton
Additional Material: Rik Mayall
Music: Peter Brewis
Costume Designer: Inez Nordell
Lighting Director: Tommy Mottram
Sound Supervisor: Tony Worthington
Designer: Mel Bibby
Produced and directed by: Paul Jackson
Eddie Catflap: Adrian Edmondson
Richie Rich: Rik Mayall
Filthy Ralph: Nigel Planer
Lady: Damaris Hayman
Checkout girl: Polly Highton
Spurty: Ken Parry
Old woman: Patsy Smart
Policeman: Michael Redfern
Himself: Jools Holland
Himself: Gilson Lavis

: Tchaikovsky: The Symphonies

Symphony No 5, in E minor, Op 64
By the time he reached his
40s, Tchaikovsky's fame was spreading and his orchestral works were given performances that were sympathetically received.
His relative peace of mind is reflected in this symphony, which has become one of the most popular in all symphonic repertoire. BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mariss Yansons
From St David 's Hall, Cardiff Introduced by Humphrey Burton and H.C. Robbins-Landon BBC Wales

Contributors

Conducted By: Mariss Yansons
Conducted By: From St David
Introduced By: Humphrey Burton

: Newsnight

: Weatherview









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