9.43 Encounter: Spain Spare Time
A teenage disco, a pelota match and the Valladolid local radio station. Youth groups - and a romeria in Plasencia. (R) (e)
10.00 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs has problems understanding Cosmo when she loses her voice. Film: Ruchi celebrates Diwali with her family and friends.
Song: Pop Goes the Weasel
Presenter GARY WILMOT Director CLARE ELSTOW
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)
10.15 Science Workshop Fabrics (1)
A really close look at fabrics.
Written by EURFRON GWYNNE JONES Producer MICHAEL COYLE (R) (e)
10.38 Let's See
Flowers and Fruits of the Earth Nuts and Berries
Presented by MICHAEL SCOTT Producer MARIANNE baird (R) (e)
11.00 Words and Pictures Each Peach, Pear, Plum
11.18 MI 10:
Mathematical Investigations Fly on the Wall followed by Projections
11.40 Science in Action Sixth Sense
12.05pm Job Bank
Working with the Elderly and Handicapped
Going to Work. Leaving Home (e)
12.50 Video Active
An introductory guide to making home videos. Effective Illusions (R)
1.20 Heads and Tails
A See-Saw programme (R)
The Saga of Gunnar Goldhair by IAN TAYLOR. A Viking drama in two episodes
2: The Monster of Jorvik EMRYS JAMES as Grim the Greedy
ANNA CROPPER as Helga RUPERT BAKER as Gunnar with Brett Forrest ,
William Ilkley , Timothy Lyn , Rebecca Sowden and Peter Stockbridge Designer GWEN EVANS
Producer TOM STANIER (e)
2.00pm News and Weather
2.02-2.15 Storytime Stone Soup
In this modern version by TONY ROSS of an old tale, the bad, bad wolf has his eye on Mother Hen 's goodies. She stalls him with a promise of some very special soup. Presenter DAVID BRIERLY
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (e)
The Rothmans Grand Prix Today the tournament reaches the last 16 stage and, if reputations are anything to go by, two men who should be appearing in this afternoon's two nine-frame matches are former World
Champions JOE JOHNSON and TERRY GRIFFITHS. Just who each will be playing, though, is less easy to forecast.
David VINE with coverage from the Hexagon, Reading. Commentators
TED LOWE. JACK KARNEHM CUVE EVERTON
Summarisers JOHN SPENCER JOHN VIRGO , EDDIE CHARLTON Television presentation
MIKE ADLEY , PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH PHILLIPS
Executive producer IAN EDWARDS BBC North West including at
3.00 News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
Join Mike Smith and Janet Ellis at the 1987 London
Motorshow at Earl's Court for all the latest in car technology and a look back at some of the great names of the past. Producers
DENIS W GARTSIDE, CHRIS WRIGHT Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill
Britain's Other Landlord Housing associations are already big landlords, and the government wants them to become even bigger.
But what are they? And what can they offer?
Margo Macdonald introduces the first of three housing
Advice Shops which look at ways of getting a better home on a low income.
Directed by JEREMY ORLEBAR Produced by TONY MATTHEWS For the key information in this programme send an sae (13p) to: [address removed]
(For more news and information on welfare rights, housing, jobs etc watch Ask Margo , Friday at 3.40pm BBC1)
continuing a season of films featuring the infamous academy for young ladies.
Today starring Cecil Parker George Cole
The fourth form's latest trick is their best ever - the girls burn down their school and go on trial at the Old Bailey. With the girls under lock and key, the authorities can relax - but for how long?
Screenplay by FRANK LAUNDER.
VAL VALENTINE and SIDNEY GILUAT Produced by SIDNEY GILUAT and FRANK LAUNDER
Directed by FRANK LAUNDER
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Sgt Ruby Gates:
The enchanting tale of four children who defy the spells of an evil magician. (R)
A series of 13 films in which a walled garden is restored, and worked as it was a hundred years ago. Presented by Peter Thoday with Head Gardener
Harry Dodson 6: May
A wet May frustrates Harry's attempt to sow seeds on the open land. Under glass he starts on the cultivation of what the Victorians called
'the noblest production of the kitchen garden' - the melon. Meanwhile outside Peter demonstrates an armoury of devices used by the old gardeners to combat the menace of birds and mice. Photography PAUL MORRIS Music by PAUL READE
Associate producer JENNIFER DAVIES Producer KEITH SHEATHER BBC Bristol
Book. £10.95; cakndar, £4.95, from retailers
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A Visit from Vanya
Second only to Shakespeare, Chekhov is the most performed playwright in the world; but he was more a man of letters than a man of the theatre. How should his work be played?
OLEG EFREMOV , the director of the Moscow Arts Theatre where Chekhov's plays were originally performed under the direction of the legendary Stanislavski, was in Oxford this summer with three of his actors to make masterclasses for the British American
Apart from the students, actors and directors from the RSC at Stratford came to see them, to listen, to learn and to watch them perform.
Observing the text of Uncle
Vanya emerge from the page into performance in its original language, theatre and film director,
David Jones , identifies how much we can still learn from the theatre at which, 80 years ago, Chekhov's own wife created some of his most famous roles. Film editors
BOB FORTWAY , LAURIE CHOAT
Executive producer NIGEL WILLIAMS Producer RICHARD DENTON
Book: All the World's a Stage - a survey of the development of the theatre.
Hardback, £12.95. UK orders to Seeker and Warburg
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A two-part adaptation of D'ARCY NILAND'S classic Australian novel.
Starring Bryan Brown Noni Hazlehurst and Rebecca Smart
1: After falling from a train in a small town in the Australian outback, Mac, a strong-willed young man, meets Lily, the daughter of the local butcher and decides to stay. A mean trick played by a rival suitor leads to Mac being bundled out of town.
On returning six years later, he finds that Lily has married his old friend
Jim Muldoon. His own marriage to showgirl Marge has failed and left him with nothing but his stubborn and wilful daughter Buster ... his 'Shiralee'.
Screenplay by TONY MORPHETT Executive producer JOCK BLAIR Produced by BRUCE MOIR
Directed by GEORGE OGILVIE
by the Conservative Party with subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
with Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael