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: Daytime on Two

9.15 Job Bank
Computer-Aided Design
9.38 Lifeschool. Going to Work Local College
10.00 You and Me
A series and 4- and 5-year-olds. When Gary smashes Jeni's new china by mistake, Cosmo and Dibs have to help choose some more. Song: Itiddly-i-tie
Film director CLARE ELSTOW
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)
10.15 Music Time
The Sounds of the Voice
(R) (e)
10.40 Thinkabout What's Cooking?
Burnt sausages and half-cooked potatoes threaten to spoil everything when Frank and Sally give a barbecue.
Producer PAT FARRINGTON Series producer
11.00 Zig Zag
The Saga of Gunnar Goldhair : 1 (Fordetailssee Wednesday 1. 38Pm) (e)
11.20 Walrus
Work it Out: What Happened? MICHAEL ROSEN and the team are reading Losers Weepers by JAN NEEDLE. Tony and Carol have found an old sword. Will it turn out to be valuable and will they be allowed to keep it? with HOWARD CROSSLEY
Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (e)
11.45 Bible Lands
The archaeological background to the Gospels.
The Passion of Christ
Presented by PETER CONNOLLY Producer R. DLLWYN JONES (R) (e)
12.08pm History File
Twentieth-Century History Roosevelt and the New Deal Roosevelt's attempt to solve
America's problems in the 30s. Commentary JOHN TIDMARSH Written by JOHN O'KEEFFE
Producer PAUL MITCHELL (R) (e)
12.30 A Balancing Act 2: On the Air
Narrated by ROB curling
A two-part programme shows how news programmes come together and how the editors maintain their balance, politically and otherwise. Film editor KEITH WILTON
Producer DAVID TAFT (R) (e)
1.00 Science in Action Fruits of the Earth
(R) (e)


Presenters: Gary Wilmot
Presenters: Jeni Barnett
Producer: Pat Farrington
Unknown: Derek Longhurst
Unknown: Gunnar Goldhair
Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Howard Crossley
Unknown: Richard Yeomans
Unknown: Alan Wayne
Unknown: Stefan Escreet.
Unknown: Nicholas Fry
Unknown: Ted Richards
Presented By: Peter Connolly
Producer: R. Dllwyn
Unknown: John Tidmarsh
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Editor: Keith Wilton
Producer: David Taft
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish
Tony: Michael Shuttleworth
Johnnie: Lee Quarmby
Eric: John Davies
Carol: Jenny Luckraft
Mr Potter: Brian Southwood
Dad: Jack Carr
M um: Helen Barnaby
Coroner: Bernard Atha

: Pie in the Sky

A See-Saw programme
1.38 Near and Far: Now and Then
Streetscape. Local Park
Today's programme explores a park in south London. A place for recreation and a source of employment; a place with its conflicts of use and its historical stories.
Series producer NICHOLAS WHINES Producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (e)
Schools are invited to submit details of a five-minute film they would like to make about the local environment. This is for inclusion in the final programming for the summer term. For further information see the current teachers' notes or write to:
Near and Far: Now and Then,
BBC School TV, Villiers House, London W5 2PA.


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Peter Gosling
Piewife: Chloe Ashcroft
Pieman: David Hargreaves
Piepilot: Ben Thomas

: Words and Pictures

Currant buns are for sale in the children's baker's shop and VICKY IRELAND tells the story of a rolling cake pursued by a chain of hungry characters.


Producer: Moyra Gambleton

: Songs of Praise


: Children Talking: Important People

In 1967 Harold Williamson asked young Sunderland children which people they thought were important.
"I think Mr Wilson's got an important job; but it's like when I was made a 'sixer' in Cubs, it was great.... at first".


Interviewer: Harold Williamson
Producer: Michael Barton

: News and Weather followed by American Basketball

Another chance to see last season's National Basketball Association's play-offs - and the race is on to dethrone the defending professional basketball world champions, the Boston Celtics.
Breakfast Time's Sally Jones introduces highlights of the Atlanta Hawks versus the Detroit Pistons, and talks to some of the millionaire athletes that make the NBA one of the greatest sporting shows on earth.


Introduces: Sally Jones
Producer: Derek Brandon

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Bazaar

A marketplace of ideas
Join Judi Spiers and find out how you can save time, effort and above all, money.
This week: how to live out of a box; how to design a pizza for a prize and your own designer sweater for a song - and how to trim your turn. Director DAVE THOMAS
(For free leaflet send a large sae to [address removed]
* INFO: page 89


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Director: Dave Thomas
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Year of the French

The Fashion Designer
It's hard to make a name in the capital of fashion, but in ten years Chantal Thomass - young, self-taught - has become one of France's leading designers.
Narrator Michael Dean Producer JOHN BIRD
Series editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF (R)


Unknown: Chantal Thomass
Narrator: Michael Dean
Producer: John Bird
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: On the West Highland Way

with Jimmie Macgregor Scotland's first long-distance footpath runs 95 miles from
Milngavie on the outskirts of Glasgow to Fort William at the foot of the Great Glen. On the way, it skirts Loch Lomond, struggles across
Rannoch Moor and dips beneath Britain's highest mountain. For the next three days, Jimmie follows the route from the Lowlands to the Highlands. Today
Milngavie to Inversnaid. Produced and directed by DENNIS DICK


Directed By: Dennis Dick

: The Saint in Palm Springs

I continues a season featuring the famous sleuth. Today starring George Sanders Wendy Barrie
In his last appearance as the suave master sleuth, George Sanders is dispatched to the leisure spas of South California. His task is to foil a desperate gang of thieves and to deliver safely three invaluable foreign stamps, the inheritance of a beautiful girl.
Screenplay by JERRY CADY
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: George Sanders
Unknown: Wendy Barrie
Unknown: George Sanders
Unknown: Jerry Cady
Produced By: Howard Benedict
Directed By: Jack Hively
Simon Templar: George Sanders
Elna Massen: Wendy Barrie
Pearly Gates: Paul Guilfoyle
Fernack: Jonathan Hale
Margaret Forbes: Linda Hayes
Mr Evans: Ferris Taylor
Chief Graves: Harry Shannon
Detective Barker: Eddie Dunn

: World Cup Cricket

Pakistan v England from Rawalpindi, Pakistan TONY GUBBA introduces highlights of the second of England's six group matches, together with news and results of the other matches played so far.


Introduces: Tony Gubba

: Open Road

with John Lenahan The Big Country
High in the Yorkshire Dales, a small farming community holds its annual show.
It's a chance for old friends to meet, to show off their livestock, skills and produce and to compete in events which include a spectacular crag race and trotting dash, a sort of chariot racing which is very big in the States.
John Lenahan sabotages a tug-of-war rope and gets caught lifting a bottle of apple wine, as he savours life in upper Wharfedale. Researcher JACKIE JAMILTON Director STEVE CONNELLY Producer GAVIN DUTTON


Unknown: John Lenahan
Unknown: Jackie Jamilton
Director: Steve Connelly
Producer: Gavin Dutton

: Seven Ages

Written and presented by Ron Eyre
5: A Few Pills and a Good Brisk Walk
'And then the justice, In fair round belly....' The rough ride from 40 to 55. The doubt behind the certainty. The wobble on the tightrope. Painful days on the hook of the question mark. What's called 'the mid-life crisis'.
Researcher DEBORAH HILL FOX Photography MIKE FOX
Sound recordist FRASER BARBER Film editor ANDREW JOHNSTON Directed by JONATHAN STEDALL BBC Bristol


Presented By: Ron Eyre
Editor: Andrew Johnston
Directed By: Jonathan Stedall

: The Atlanta Child Murders

The highly-acclaimed two-part dramatisation of one of America's most baffling and controversial criminal cases. Starring
Atlanta, 1979. The city's police force is in a state of civil war, with crime figures rising and accusations of racial prejudice rife.
To this climate of anger and bitterness a new factor is added - a series of murders - all young black children. The police seem unable to solve these vicious crimes and, before long, the people decide to take matters into their own hands. Then comes a startling breakthrough ... Screenplay by ABBY MANN
Directed by JOHN ERMAN
(For cast see page 67. Part 2 on Wednesday 9.00pm)


Play By: Abby Mann
Produced By: Sheldon Pinchuk
Produced By: Bill Finnegan
Directed By: John Erman
Al Binder: Jason Robards
Chet Dettlinger: Martin Sheen
Jake Walker: James Earl Jones
Lewis Slaton: Rip Tom
Ben Shelter: Morgan Freeman
Wayne Williams: Calvin Levels

: Newsnight

Presented by Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael


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

: Weatherview

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