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: Daytime on Two

9.38 Going to Work
Starting Your Own Business See how four self-employed youngsters learn to cope with people, money and time; all skills necessary for running your own business.
Series producer PAUL MITCHELL (R) (e)
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs and Cosmo look for a suitable box for Gary's dog,
Tiny. Henry the kangaroo looks for the wheelchair symbol.
Matthew helps fetch fruit and vegetables from a market. Song: 'I know an old lady who swallowed a fly'.
Presenter GARY WILMOT Film director SUE ARON
Producer nicci CROWTHER (e)
10.15 Music Time Melody
Some children in a gymnasium help to illustrate the up-and-down shape of melodies. The alto saxophone is featured playing a solo.
Presenters JONATHAN COHEN and HELEN SPEIRS with JOHN HARLE (alto saxophone) DAVID PURSER (trombone) KEVIN MORGAN (tuba)
KEVIN HATHWAY (percussion) Children from
10.38 Let's See
Scottish Childhoods 2: At Play
Many childhood songs and games have been passed on from generation to generation. Producer MARIANNE BAIRD (R) (e)
11.0 Zig Zag
Sedna and the Seals Presenter PAUL COlA with ANN HANSON
11.22 English Time 2: The Way it Is
Social realism is the genre looked at this week. There are dramatisations from the books Break in the Sun, Buddy and Delroy is Here.
Children's author BERNARD ASHLEY talks about how he achieves realism in his stories. Presented by su ELLIOTT
Producer DAVID MELDRUM (e)
11.45 Tutorial Topics
Living with a Handicap Twelve-year-old ALISTAIR JORDAN and his thoughts and feelings about being in a wheelchair.
Film cameraman BEN WADE Asian Girl
PERMINDERPAL GILL , a 13-year-old Sikh girl born in Britain, weighs up the pros and cons of living in two cultures.
Film cameraman DAVE GURNEY
Producer CAROLINE GODLEY (R) (e)
12.8 pm The Italians
A portrait of Italy today seen through the lives of five different Italians. The Art Restorer
LEONETTO TINTORI has dedicated
50 years of his life to restoring
Italy's early Renaissance masterpieces Narrated by MICHAEL PENNINGTON
Series Producer JEREMY BENNETT
12.40 General Studies
East Versus West
A panel of speakers drawn from the Eastern and Western blocs discuss some of the issues raised in the first two programmes with sixth-form students.
Studio presenter NICK ROSS studio director SUE WEEKS
Producer BRUCE JAMSON (R) (e)
1.5 Micro Live
(Sholon on Saturday at 6.15pm) (e) 1;38 Job Bank
Technical Jobs in Television
Working with a television camera, in television sound, or as a Videotape editor needs reasonable skill with science and maths and a good measure of artistic sensitivity. This programme watches Blue Peter swing into action. (R) (e)


Producer: Jill Gundon
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Presenter: Gary Wilmot
Presenters: Jonathan Cohen
Presenters: Helen Speirs
Unknown: John Harle
Unknown: Kevin Morgan
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett
Presented By: Tricia Scott
Unknown: Alec Heggie.
Unknown: Jean Faulds
Unknown: Anna Abbott.
Unknown: Siobhan Convery
Script By: Hector MacMillan
Producer: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Ann Hanson
Producer: John Chapple
Talks: Bernard Ashley
Presented By: Su Elliott
Producer: David Meldrum
Unknown: Alistair Jordan
Unknown: Ben Wade
Unknown: Asian Girl
Unknown: Perminderpal Gill
Unknown: Dave Gurney
Producer: Caroline Godley
Unknown: Michael Pennington
Written By: David Willey
Producer: Jeremy Bennett
Producer: Patricia Houuhan
Presenter: Nick Ross
Producer: Bruce Jamson
Unknown: Blue Peter
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright
Delroy: Gary Bramble
Mrs Lasky: Diane Adderley

: Words and Pictures

VICKY IRELAND tells the story of The Crickets in which
Mouse is kept awake by the chirping sound of crickets outside her window.
Puppets ALAN PLATT gromation bura and hardwick
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (R) (e)


Unknown: Alan Platt
Producer: Moyra Gambleton

: Near and Far

People and the Elements The Sea at Work
The features of a coastline are sculpted by the sea, the sea that has proved both friend and foe to people.
Producer DAVID WALLACE (R) (e)


Producer: David Wallace

: See Hear!

: The Ascent of Man

A personal view by J. Bronowski
Music of the Spheres
Mathematics is a way of describing the world that is seen, heard and touched. In the olive groves of Samos, the late Dr Bronowski gives his own proof of Pythagoras's famous theorem and traces the spread of Greek ideas through the bustling bazaars of the Islamic empire to the fabulous courts of Spain and Renaissance Europe. The programme looks at the interlocking of numbers and nature.
Senior producer DICK GILLING Editor ADRIAN MALONE (R)


Unknown: J. Bronowski
Producer: Dick Gilling
Editor: Adrian Malone

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Pamela Armstrong

Sink into your settee and have tea with Pamela and her studio guests. BBC Pebble Mill

: One in Four

Isobel Ward returns with a new series of this magazine programme for disabled people, their families and carers. Included in this first programme, the challenges of pregnancy, the importance of excercise for wheelchair-bound people, and holidays for people with special needs. Producer CHRISTOPHER HUTCHINS
The address is: One in Four, BBCtv, Wood Lane, London W12 8QT
0 INFO: page 77


Producer: Christopher Hutchins

: My Music

The popular game of musical knowledge with Frank Muir and John Amis challenging Denis Norden and Ian Wallace over questions set by Steve Race Television presentation DOUGLAS HESPE (R)


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Ian Wallace

: Did You See..?

(Revised edition of the programme shown yesterday at 9.25 pm)

: Charlie Chan and the Red Dragon

A season of mystery films starring
Sydney Toler as the philosophical detective. Tonight also starring Fortunio Bonanova
Robert E. Keane
When a top scientist loses, in ' Mexico, some valuable papers on the atomic bomb, his secretary calls for Chan - and is subsequently murdered.
Crossing the border Chan pits his wits against a group of international spies in order to uncover a killer who operates by remote control.
Screenplay by GEORGE CALLAHAN Based on the character created by EARL DERR BIGGERS
Produced by JAMES S. BURKETT Directed by PHIL ROSEN
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Sydney Toler
Unknown: Fortunio Bonanova
Unknown: Robert E. Keane
Unknown: George Callahan
Produced By: James S. Burkett
Directed By: Phil Rosen
Charlie Chan: Sidney Toler
Luis: Fortunio Bonanova
Tommy Chan: Benson Fong
Alfred: Robert E Keane
Chatanooga: Willie Best
Marguerite: Carol Hughes
Countess Irene: Marjorie Hoshelle
Joseph: Barton Yarborough
Edmund: George Meeker

: Bike Brothers

For 50 years Jack, Ken and Norman Taylor have worked together making specialist hand-built bikes. It's a business that grew out of their own racing careers. The brothers describe themselves as 'something left over from the steam age'. Tonight they reminisce about their years competing in the Tour of Britain, their early attempts at frame building and, with retirement approaching, reflect on a craft business that is thriving on virtually no technology. Narrator Eric Robson
Film cameraman RICHARD RANKEN Film editors


Unknown: Norman Taylor
Narrator: Eric Robson
Unknown: Richard Ranken
Unknown: Peter MacKay.
Unknown: Gerry Nyland
Producer: John Mapplebeck

: World Ski-ing Championships

from Crans-Montana The Men's Super Giant Slalom
A new World Championship discipline combining the wide sweeping turns of giant slalom with the speed and technical difficulty of downhill. Hot favourite to win this first gold medal is West Germany's
MARKUS WASMEIER , the current World Cup Champion in 'Super-G'. The sharp intakes of breath belong to DAVID VINE. Television presentation by SSR. Switzerland


Unknown: Markus Wasmeier

: Horizon

Bruno Bettelheim : part 1 The Man Who Cared for Children
'I had fantasies about murdering women, dismembering them ... I was crazy and would have spent the rest of my life in a mental institution. Bettelheim saved my life.'
(SANDY LEWIS , Financier)
Bruno Bettelheim is widely recognised as one of the great psychologists of our time. His major achievement has been to rescue some of the most untreatable children it is possible to imagine. Many of them recovered and today live full and satisfying lives. Bettelheim talks about his work, and former patients describe how he helped them rebuild their lives. One of them is Sandy Lewis , the financier who masterminded the biggest deal in Wall Street's history.
Narrator Paul Daneman Film editor ROBERT MERCHANT Written and produced by MICHAEL BARNES
0 FEATURE: page 12 and INFO: page 77


Unknown: Bruno Bettelheim
Unknown: Sandy Lewis
Unknown: Bruno Bettelheim
Unknown: Sandy Lewis
Narrator: Paul Daneman
Produced By: Michael Barnes
Editor: Robin Brightwell

: A Small Problem

A comedy series in six parts written by TONY MILLAN and MIKE WALLING
2: 'Curfew, n. 1; an order or regulation requiring persons of a usu. specified class to be off the streets at a specified time'.
'It's for our own good. It said so in the paper.'
Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY


Written By: Tony Millan
Written By: Mike Walling
Directed By: David Askey
Howard: Christopher Ryan
Roy: Mike Elles
Fred: Dickie Arnold
Lily: Christine Ozanne
George: David Simeon
Heather: Joan Blackham
Jenny: Cory Pulman
Sid: Big Mick
Mr Motokura: Tetsu Nisieno
Mrs Motokura: Sayo Inaba
Warder: Geoffrey Greenhill
Prison governor: Geoffrey Whitehead
Sally: Jane Maud
Customer: Duncan Faber
Policeman: Geoffrey Swann

: Moonlighting

Funeral for a Doornail
For Raymond Clements , living becomes unbearable following the death of his wife so he decides to end it all through the services of a hit-man. But a sudden change of mind disrupts Maddie's plan for a weekend away at a family wedding - with Addison as paid escort - as the lady mixes with the tramps on the seamier side of LA life....
Directed by ALLAN ARKUSH


Unknown: Raymond Clements
Written By: Jeff Reno.
Written By: Ron Osborn
Written By: Charles H. Eglee
Directed By: Allan Arkush
Maddie Hayes: Cybill Shepherd
David Addison: Bruce Wiuis
Ms Dipesto: Allyce Beasley
Clements: Jeffrey Demunn
Mrs Clements: Teri Hafford
Margoisse: Granville van Dusen

: Nozzers

It's Only Pain ...
The Royal Navy's latest recruits are two days old and about to face the first real tests of stamina and co-ordination.
In the second of four programmes, they are under attack on all sides - from the pain of injections to the pain of the assault course - and they must pass the Navy's swimming test before they leave HMS Raleigh. They find themselves on parade by the end of their first week.
Narrator Richard Denton Film editor CHRIS WARING Producer DAVID SPIRES


Narrator: Richard Denton
Editor: Chris Waring

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: Telejournal

The national news from
Austria broadcast by ORF. with Klaus Rdmer
Peter Fiddick looks at the regular Arts coverage. Zeit im Bild 1
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS


Unknown: Klaus Rdmer
Unknown: Peter Fiddick
Editor: Pete Dunkley
Editor: Researcher Daniella Dangoor
Director: Nigel Keleher
Producer: Bernard Adams

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