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: Open University

Field Geology: Arran

: Harold Lloyd

stars in A Sailor-Made Man Harold plays a rich playboy who joins the US Navy to prove his worth. In a daring mission, he rescues his girlfriend, who is imprisoned in an exotic harem. Grandma's Boy
Shy Harold becomes a lion-hearted hero when his grandmother gives him a lucky charm.
Directed by FRED NEWMEYER Television version produced by BOB HOAG
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Sailor-Made Man
Directed By: Fred Newmeyer
Produced By: Bob Hoag

: Dallas

Mamma Dearest
Ellie is determined to break
Jock's will despite opposition from her sons.
Written by ARTHUR BERNARD LEWIS Directed by PATRICK DUFFY (For cast see page 61)


Written By: Arthur Bernard Lewis
Directed By: Patrick Duffy

: Postman Pat: The Sheep in the Clover Field

A See-Saw programme. (R)

: The Little Mole

The adventures of a little mole in a daylight world.

: Night in Rome

(Era notte a Roma)
Starring Leo Genn
Giovanna Ralli
Sergei Bondarchuk In the last months of the war in Italy, three men - an American, an Englishman and a Russian - escape from a German prisoner-of-war camp. In
Rome they take refuge in a young woman's loft. Esperia is used to taking risks on the black market, but sheltering enemy soldiers is punishable by death.
Directed by ROB ERTO ROSSELLINI (An Italian film with English subtitles. Black and white. First showing on British television)
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Leo Genn
Unknown: Giovanna Ralli
Unknown: Sergei Bondarchuk
Written By: Sergio Amidei
Written By: Diego Fabbri.
Written By: Roberto Rossellini
Directed By: Rob Erto Rossellini
Pemberton: Leo Genn
Esperia: Giovanna Ralli
Ivan: Sergei Bondarchuk
Bradley: Peter Baldwin
Renato: Renato Salvatore
Commandant: Hannes Messemer

: Transit

Presented by Mike Smith and Vivien Creegor
(Transit is at 7.20pm)


Presented By: Mike Smith
Presented By: Vivien Creegor

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with Heathcliff and Marmaduke Bone to Pick with Marmaduke
A Briefcase of Cloak and Dagger, Leapin' Leprechaun (R)

: Galloping Galaxies!

A series in five parts created and written by BOB BLOCK
4: SID introduces son of SID, a real micro chip off the old block, to visit the planet Ouch where the beautiful Gorgonia Dingbatt must choose a blindfolded husband.
Producer JEREMY SWAN (R)


Music: Jonathan Cohen
Designer: Alan Spalding
Producer: Jeremy Swan
SID's voice/ Son of SID's voice: Kenneth Williams
Capt Pettifer: Robert Swales
Second Officer Morton: Paul Wilce
Comms Officer Webster: Nigel Cooke
Space Pirate Chief Murphy: Sean Caffrey
Robot 7: Michael Deeks
Robot 20: Matthew Sim
Princess Gorgonia Dingbatt: Norma Dunbar
Major Hinchpindle Blurt: Robert Dorning

: Newsround

: Gentle Ben

with Dennis Weaver and Clint Howard
A series of outdoor adventure stories about a boy and his giant pet bear.
Warden for Man and Beast (R) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Dennis Weaver
Unknown: Clint Howard

: Roland Rat-the Series

BBC3 swings into action once again with the hippest rodent this side of Hendon. This week's show is greatly enhanced with the arrival of cuddly, adorable.... warthogs! They manage to make even Little Reggie look hygienic. Also featuring Darcey de Farcey (JAMES SAXON), and Maureen McConkey (ANNA KAREN).


Unknown: David Claridge
Written By: David Claridge
Written By: Colin Bostock Smith
Written By: Sean Carson
Written By: David Tomlinson
Designer: Grenville Horner
Producer: Marcus Mortimer

: World Athletics Championships - Rome 87

Introduced by DESMOND LYNAM
Switching channels to let you have things as they happen:
6.0 Women's 10,000m Final - MISS LYNCH and MRS KRISTIANSEN have little in common but Liz will surely reach down with a handshake on the podium.
6.50 The Decathlon final event, the 1500m.
Plus a quick check on how things turned out on day six.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Mrs Kristiansen

: Transit

Presented by Mike Smith and Vivien Creegor
Live action by land, sea and air from London's Gatwick Airport.
Spectacular growth in air traffic has created a boom in airport development across the British Isles.
At Europe's fastest-growing airport Transit looks at the progress of the new terminal and how British Caledonian (or is it British Airways?) is preparing for the arrival of the revolutionary A320 'Fly By Wire' airbus.
Also an evocative journey by steam through Scotland and a look forward to the future of cruising and to next week's Southampton Boat Show.
Technical co-ordinator BERNIE DA vis Director BOB WILD


Presented By: Mike Smith
Presented By: Vivien Creegor
Producer: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Face the Music

In a programme first shown in 1983, panellists Sue Cook , Robin Ray and David Attenborough join in a musical battle of wits with chairman Joseph Cooper. The guest is conductor Klaus Tennstedt.
(Klaus Tennstedt is in Omnibus at the proms on BBC1 at 11.5pm) (Regional programme for variations see below)


Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Robin Ray
Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Joseph Cooper.
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt.
Producer: Walter Todds
Director: Helen Morton
Unknown: Klaus Tennstedt

: Gardeners' World

from Werneth allotments, Oldham
Presented by Geoff Hamilton and Clay Jones
Andy Bullough has been growing vegetables on the same patch for over 33 years - and does it well enough to have won cups galore for the best allotment in Oldham.
Onions, leeks and celery are his specialities, which he grows both for show and the kitchen, but he is also self-sufficient in other vegetables. He spends over 40 hours a week gardening. Cleanliness and plant hygiene are essential and, with club root surrounding him, his growing expertise is constantly being tested. He's joined by Radio
Lancashire's Fred Downham. Executive producer JOHN KENYON
Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON Producer DENIS w. GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Presented By: Geoff Hamilton
Presented By: Clay Jones
Unknown: Andy Bullough
Unknown: Fred Downham.
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Jean Laughton
Producer: Denis W. Gartside

: World Athletics Championships - Rome 87

DALEY THOMPSON 'S event may be a tough one but 'superman' is off for the rest of the week and this is the Beeb's sixth event of the day.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Dave Moorcroft
Unknown: Daley Thompson

: Acting

Jonathan Miller on Acting in Opera
'At the end of a really good operatic performance you come out feeling, almost not knowing, whether it was an opera or a play, only that it's
In the second programme in this series on the craft of acting, the renowned director Jonathan Miller, who has devoted special attention to operatic theatre, confronts the problems of creating believable drama in operatic forms.
Discussing and directing a workshop on the last scene of Verdi's La traviata the practical problems of performance are encountered with Susan Bullock
Paul Daniel
Adrian Martin
Terence Sharp Phillip Thomas Ethna Robinson
Mark Richardson
Associate producer NATHAN SILVER Directed by DAVID c. CROFT Produced by MARIA ATTKEN and DAVID C. CROFT


Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Susan Bullock
Unknown: Paul Daniel
Unknown: Adrian Martin
Unknown: Terence Sharp
Unknown: Phillip Thomas
Unknown: Ethna Robinson
Unknown: Mark Richardson
Directed By: David C. Croft
Produced By: Maria Attken
Produced By: David C. Croft
been a great drama': Jonathan Miller

: Newsnight

Presented by Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael


Presented By: Peter Snow
Presented By: Donald MacCormick
Presented By: Adam Raphael

: Weatherview

: The Best of the Bs: The Curse of the Cat People

Simone Simon
Kent Smith
Oliver Reed is disturbed because his young daughter
'invents' a secret companion who appears to be Oliver's first wife, Irena. But is Irena merely a figment of the child's imagination?
Screenplay by DEWITT BODEEN Produced by VAL LEWTON
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Simone Simon
Unknown: Kent Smith
Unknown: Oliver Reed
Play By: Dewitt Bodeen
Produced By: Val Lewton
Directed By: Gunther von Fritsch
Irena: Simone Simon
Oliver Reed: Kent Smith
Alice Reed: Jane Randolph
Amy: Ann Carter
Barbara: Elizabeth Russell
Julia Farren: Julia Dean
Miss Callahan: Eve March
Captain of guard: Erford Gage
Edward: Sir Lancelot
Donald: Joel Davis
Lois: Juanita Alvarez
Jack: Charley Bates

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