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: Daytime on Two

9.15 Job Bank
Working with the Elderly and Handicapped
They can be difficult - so why do young people want tc work with them?
Producer JILL GLINDON REED (R) (e)
9.38 Lifeschool. Going to Work Leaving Home by MICHAEL ROBARTES
Problems in bedsitter-land and the thrills and spills of shared accommodation.
Series producer PAUL MITCHELL (R) (e)
10.00 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. When Gary gets paint on his best suit, Cosmo and Dibs think they can find clean clothes to fit him. Henry the kangaroo and Ellie learn to use pelican crossings. Four-year-old Jake celebrates Purim, a Jewish festival.
Song: My Hat it Has Three Corners
Studio director CLARE ELSTOW
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)
10.15 Music Time
The Sounds of Words
(R) (e)
10.40 Thinkabout Noodles in the Air
It's Sally's birthday. Jim and the children make her a surprise meal. They find out how noodles are made and cry over cut onions.
Producer DEREK LONGHURST (R) (e)
11.00 Zig Zag
The Saga of Gunnar Goldhair 2: The Monster of Jorvik
11.20 English Time
Buddy by NIGEL HINTON starring ROGER DALTREY as Terry
3: Blue Suede Shoes
Buddy finds out about the Beast - but just what sort of work Dad does at night remains a worrying mystery. At least
Buddy persuades him to come to Parents' Day, but is horrified when Dad turns up in his best Teddy Boy outfit. There's still no news of Mum, until, one evening....
Photography JOHN GOODYER Produced and directed by ROGER TONGE (R) (e)
11.45 Bible Lands
The archaeological background to the Gospels. Masada
The palace fortress of Masada must be one of the most impregnable fortresses in the world. (R) (e)
12.08pm History File
Twentieth-Century History:
Stalin and the Modernisation of Russia
How Stalin's 1930s rise to power affected the Soviet Union. Producers JOHN CHAPPLE and PAUL MITCHELL (R) (e)
12.30 General Studies Protest Songs
Why is the most popular music today in the form of love songs? How does this square with the views of propagandists down the ages, who have felt that music was a powerful tool of persuasion? The programme includes performances by BILLIE HOLLIDAY and Red Wedge member BILLY BRAGG. Narrated by MEL SMITH
Producer EDWARD HAYWARD (R) (e)
1.00 Science in Action Sixth Sense
This week travel beyond the limits of the naked eye with infra-red light and ultrasonic sound. Explore the world of inner-space with a microscope and make a pair of red and green glasses to see 3-D television. Presented by KJARTAN POSKITT , TERRY MARSH Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (R) (ey


Producer: Jill Glindon Reed
Unknown: David Kelly.
Unknown: Clark Flanagan
Unknown: Natalie Abbott.
Producer: Judith Miles
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Presenter: Gary Wilmot
Director: Clare Elstow
Producer: Nicci Crowther
Producer: Derek Longhurst
Unknown: Nigel Hinton
Unknown: Roger Daltrey
Unknown: John Goodyer
Directed By: Roger Tonge
Producers: John Chapple
Producers: Paul Mitchell
Unknown: Billie Holliday
Unknown: Billy Bragg.
Unknown: Mel Smith
Producer: Edward Hayward
Presented By: Kjartan Poskitt
Producer: Robin Mudge

: Pie in the Sky

A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38 Near and Far: Now and Then
Life in the 17th Century The Gunpowder Plot
In 1605 a group of Catholic gentlemen plotted to blow up King James I during the State Opening of Parliament. They failed, but their attempt has never been forgotten. Today's programme tells the story of the plot and explains what happened to the men who took part in it.
Film editor SUSAN IMRIE
Producer NICHOLAS WHINES (R) (e)
2.00 News and Weather


Editor: Susan Imrie
Producer: Nicholas Whines

: Words and Pictures

Each, Peach, Pear, Plum Try to spot some nursery rhyme characters hidden in a picture book and listen to the sad tale of The Boy Who Cried Wolf, amusingly illustrated by TONY ROSS. Presenter VICKY IRELAND Animation ALAN ROGERS and PETER LANG


Illustrated By: Tony Ross.
Presenter: Vicky Ireland
Unknown: Alan Rogers
Unknown: Peter Lang
Producer: Moyra Gambleton
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish
Buddy: Wayne Goddard
Carol: Kay Stonham
Beast: Duncan Preston
Mr Normington: Norman Bird
Charmian: Lorraine Plummer
Julius: Dennis Victory
Mrs Rybeero: Ena Cabayo
Mr Rybeero: Lloyd Anderson

: Songs of Praise


: International Snooker

The Rothmans Grand Prix Dennis Taylor v Bill Werbeniuk Ray Edmonds v Eddie Charlton
Dennis Taylor won this tournament in 1984, before going on to win the world title six months later. His meeting with roly-poly Canadian Bill Werbeniuk could be one of the more entertaining matches of the fourth round. Also in play this afternoon, Ray Edmonds takes on the veteran
Australian Eddie Charlton.
DAVID VINE has coverage of the early nine-frame matches.
Commentators TED LOWE
JOHN VIRGO , EDDIE CHARLTON Television presentation
Executive producer IAN EDWARDS BBC North West including at
3.00 News and Weather


Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Eddie Charlton
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Bill Werbeniuk
Unknown: Ray Edmonds
Unknown: Eddie Charlton.
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Summarisers John Spencer
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Mike Adley.
Producer: Keith Phillips

: 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, Eamonn Holmes learns how to fend for himself. Lesson 1: how to cook something easy and fast. Also the beginning of Barbara Daly 's basic make-up course, and the guinea pigs are the Newton family, grandmother, mother and daughter. The Newtons also get tips on how the same dress can be accessorised differently for three generations.
Also, how to save money on heating bills with hints from the Property Doctor. Director DAVE THOMAS
For free leaflet, send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Judi Spiers
Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Barbara Daly
Director: Dave Thomas
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: International Snooker

DAVID VINE introduces further coverage of this afternoon's two fourth-round matches.

: The Saint's Vacation

continues a season featuring the famous sleuth. roday starring Hugh Sinclair Sally Grey
Hugh Sinclair takes over the role of Simon Templar in this week's episode. The Saint, trying, or perhaps just pretending, to get away from it all, stumbles across a gaggle of spies, thugs, cut-throats and bumbling policemen fighting for the possession of an innocent looking music box which contains a valuable secret.
Screenplay by JEFFRY DELL From the novel Getaway by LESLIE CHARTERIS
0 FILMS: page 28


Unknown: Hugh Sinclair
Unknown: Sally Grey
Unknown: Hugh Sinclair
Unknown: Simon Templar
Play By: Jeffry Dell
Unknown: Leslie Charteris
Produced By: William Sistrom
Directed By: Leslie Fenton
Simon Templar: Hugh Sinclair
Mary Langdon: Sally Grey
Monty: Arthur MacRae
Rudolph: Cecil Parker
Valerie: Leueen MacGrath
Inspector Teal: Gordon McLeod
Gregory: John Warwick
Emil: Ivor Barnard
Marko: Manning Whiley
Leighton: Felix Aylmer

: Cartoon Two

: Under Sail

Douamenez 86
This spectacular international festival of traditional sailing boats was held in Douarnenez in Brittany last August. It was attended by boats from all over Europe - oyster smacks, hookers, skiffs, dories, cutters - all with the rig and trim of their working days.
For three days, it was sailing all day and celebration and music all night. The film follows the fortunes in the festival of Dave Wharton from Whitby and his coble
Gratitude, a traditional small working boat from Yorkshire.
Narrator Tom Salmon


Unknown: Dave Wharton

: Open Road

Last in the series with John Lenahan
The Greatest Show on Earth A travelling community, the Robert Brothers Supercircus makes its summer journey around the villages of Northern Scotland. But has the local vet treated a llama before? Who's going to the Launderette? Where do the children go to school? And how on earth do you move a whole circus 50 miles overnight? John Lenahan , riding with the elephants at midnight, discovers the hard work behind the glamour of the big top.
Community Programme Unit


Unknown: John Lenahan
Unknown: John Lenahan
Director: Steve Connelly

: Seven Ages

A series of seven documentary films written and presented by Ron Eyre. 6: It's not Fat, it's Muscle '... the lean and slipper'd pantaloon....'
Too late to be a concert pianist, a starlet, an Olympic sprinter, a deep-sea diver - (unless you've been one already). The blessed stretch from the mid-50s to the 70s. Researcher DEBORAH HILL FOX Photography MIKE FOX
Sound recordist FRASER BARBER Film editor DOROTHEA GAZIDIS Directed by MICHAEL CROUCHER BBC Bristol


Presented By: Ron Eyre.
Editor: Dorothea Gazidis
Directed By: Michael Croucher

: International Snooker

The Rothman's Grand Prix Cliff Wilson v John Virgo
Tony Knowles v David Roe Welshman CUFF WILSON is noted for his spectacular potting, but he's likely to start second favourite against one of the game's funny men, JOHN VIRGO.
Viewers haven't seen the best Of TONY KNOWLES for some time now, but he will be expected to take care of 22-year-old newcomer DAVID ROE , from Derby.
DAVID VINE introduces this evening's highlights.


Unknown: Cliff Wilson
Unknown: David Roe
Unknown: John Virgo.
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: David Roe

: Kenny and Dolly

Real Love
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton , two of America's most popular singing stars, perform at a concert in Portland, Oregon.
On stage, their musical magic thrills a large audience, while at rehearsals, they reveal the warmth and humour that makes theirs a much-loved partnership. Songs include: Two Doors Down, Nine to
Five, We Are the World, Why Don You Stay? and chart hit Islands in the Stream. Directed by STAN HARRIS


Unknown: Kenny Rogers
Unknown: Dolly Parton
Directed By: Stan Harris

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael

: Weatherview

: Telejournal

Chantal Cuer unveils this season's new-style programme - which still gives old-style help with brushing up your French.
There's a review of the week, as covered by the papers and France's second channel Antenne Deux - there are also some surprises in the Paris Metro.
Director MARK LUCAS Assistant producer DANIELLA DANGOOR
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS
0 INFO: page 95


Unknown: Chantal Cuer
Director: Mark Lucas
Producer: Daniella Dangoor
Producer: Bernard Adams

: International Snooker

Highlights with DAVID VINE

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