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: Six-a-Side Football

from Manchester
The Guinness Soccer Special Highlights from the first two nights at the G-Mex Centre, where many of the country's top clubs were playing for a place in tonight's finals.
They'll be joined this evening by the four seeded clubs -
Arsenal, Coventry, Everton and Spurs - finals in Sportsnight at 10.20pm.

: Heads and Tails

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Pioneers of Photography

The first of eight programmes The Pencil of Nature
'I do not profess to have perfected an art but to have commenced one....'
At his home in Wiltshire,
Fox Talbot overcame many problems before he got his first photographs.
Narrated by Brian Coe. (R)


Unknown: Henry Fox Talbot
Unknown: Fox Talbot
Unknown: Brian Coe.

: News

Weather followed by World Bowls
Midland Bank World Indoor Pairs Championship
DAVID ICKE introduces live coverage of the first quarter-final direct from the Bournemouth International Conference Centre of this major competition in the indoor bowls calendar. The winning pair on Saturday evening, will receive a handsome E14,000 in prize money out of a total of £50,000.
Summarisers MAL HUGHES
Television presentation
3.00 News and Weather


Introduces: David Icke
Unknown: David Rhys Jones
Unknown: Jimmy Davidson
Unknown: Summarisers Mal Hughes
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Producer: Keith Phillips

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: It's My Pleasure

Desmond Lynam talks to Robert Maxwell


Talks: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Robert Maxwell

: World Bowls

Further coverage of the first quarter-final

: Advice Shop

The Housing Granny Wants She doesn't want to live with relatives. She doesn't want to move away. She doesn't want to live in a 'home'. Like most elderly people she wants to stay put in her own place. And she wants to be independent. But what if she becomes frail, and vulnerable to falls? And what happens if her relatives move away from the area?
Margo MacDonald looks at the kind of housing and services that would suit elderly people who want to stay as independent as possible.
Series producer TONY MATTHEWS (e) For more information send a 13p sae to: Advice Shop, [address removed]


Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Directed By: Marion Allinson
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Carry On Cabby

continuing a season of Carry On films. Today starring Sidney James Hattie Jacques
Kenneth Connor Charles Hawtrey
Esma Cannon , Liz Fraser
Charlie Hawkins is so busy running 'Speedee Taxis' that his wife Peggy feels neglected. She secretly starts a rival taxi firm - the all-female 'Glamcabs'. Charlie finds himself in real trouble in the face of this glamorous competition.
Screenplay by TALBOT ROTHWELL Based on an original story by S. C. GREEN and R. M. MILLS Producer PETER ROGERS
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Sidney James
Unknown: Hattie Jacques
Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Charles Hawtrey
Unknown: Esma Cannon
Unknown: Liz Fraser
Unknown: Charlie Hawkins
Unknown: Talbot Rothwell
Story By: S. C. Green
Story By: R. M. Mills
Producer: Peter Rogers
Directed By: Gerald Thomas
Charlie: Sidney James
Peggie: Hattie Jacques
Ted: Kenneth Connor
Pintpot: Charles Hawtrey
Flo: Esma Cannon
Sally: Liz Fraser
Smiley: Bill Owen
Len: Milo O'Shea
'Battleaxe': Judith Furse
Aristocratic lady: Ambrosine Phillpots
Molly: Renee Houston
Small man: Jim Dale
Anthea: Amanda Barrie
Dumb girl: Carole Shelley

: Cartoon Two

Three Knights
Mark Baker 's tale of well-meaning knights who unwittingly leave behind them a trail of destruction. (R)


Unknown: Mark Baker

: The Victorian Kitchen Garden

The last in a series of 13 films in which a walled garden is restored and worked as it was 100 years ago.
Presented by Peter Thoday with Head Gardener Harry Dodson December
Christmas occupies much of the head gardener's time. Harry ensures he has a plentiful supply of produce for the festive meals by stockpiling well in advance. In the forcing house chicory and rhubarb are ready, and in the glasshouse there are prized pineapples. Harry also gathers quantities of holly and ivy to make elaborate garlands and wreaths for the Big House.
But this is now the final month of the project and Peter and Harry look back over the achievements of the last year and reflect on what the garden has meant to them.
Photography PAUL MORRIS Film editor CHRIS ORRELL Associate producer JENNIFER DA VIES


Presented By: Peter Thoday
Unknown: Harry Dodson
Music By: Paul Reade
Music By: Photography Paul Morris
Producer: Keith Sheather

: Timewatch

Judgement in Jerusalem
Twenty-six years ago Adolph Eichmann , the Nazi officer, was tried in Jerusalem.
Timewatch explores the trial through a controversial book, Eichmann in Jerusalem by Hannah Arendt. Arendt, a philosopher, had written with great insight on the historical position of Jews in modern western society and on the rise of Nazism. It was therefore with a sense of deep hurt and outrage that many Jews read her reports from Jerusalem. She questioned the legality and political purpose of the trial, she portrayed Eichmann as 'banal rather than evil' and she made sweeping comments on questions of Jewish resistance and cooperation. Using archive film of the trial and interviews with friends, historians and survivors of the camps in New York and Jerusalem, this documentary pieces together the different reactions to Arendt's arguments, and to the painful process of turning the Holocaust into history.
Narrated by David Suchet Film editor JULIAN MILLER Director TRISTRAM POWELL Editor ROY DA VIES


Unknown: Adolph Eichmann
Unknown: Hannah Arendt.
Unknown: David Suchet
Editor: Julian Miller
Director: Tristram Powell

: M-A-S-H

Soldier of the Month
The Soldier of the Month competition gets under way for enlisted men with Radar and Klinger in the running and swotting hard.
Meanwhile, Frank succumbs to the mysterious virus that is going round the camp.
'Of course you're not going to die Frank ... have you made a will?'


Written By: Linda Bloodworth
Directed By: Gene Reynolds
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
BJ: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: Harry Morgan
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Maj Frank Burns: Larry Linville
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Klinger: Jamie Farr

: A Perfect Spy

The sixth of seven episodes starring Peter Egan Ray McAnally Alan Howard
Riidiger Weigang Jane Booker and Peggy Ashcroft
'I am doing what I should have done 30 years ago, to Jack and Rick and all the mothers and fathers, for stealing my life off my plate, driving me into a lifetime's betrayal. We betray to be loyal. Betrayal is like imagining when the reality isn't good enough. Betrayal as hope and compensation. Betrayal as love. You were my promised land, Poppy. You gave my lies a reason.'
Music composed by MICHAEL STOREY Film editor CLARE DOUGLAS Photography ELMER COSSEY Designer CHRIS EDWARDS
Associate producer ROS WOLFES Producer COLIN ROGERS Director PETER SMITH


Unknown: John Le Carre
Dramatised By: Arthur Hopcraft
Unknown: Peter Egan
Unknown: Ray McAnally
Unknown: Alan Howard
Unknown: Riidiger Weigang
Unknown: Jane Booker
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Composed By: Michael Storey
Editor: Clare Douglas
Editor: Photography Elmer Cossey
Designer: Chris Edwards
Producer: Colin Rogers
Director: Peter Smith
Magnus Pym: Peter Egan
Axel: Rudiger Weigang
Mary Pym: Jane Booker
Jack Brotherhood: Alan Howard
Miss Dubber: Peggy Ashcroft
Tom Pym: Graham McGrath
Rick Pym: Ray McAnally
Sal: Barbara Young
Vi: Barbara Keogh
Syd Lemon: Tim Healy
Sefton Boyd: Ian McNeice
Steggie: Robin Hayter
Fergus: Leonard Preston
Georgle: Madeline Church

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael with political and economic reports from Will Hutton and Nick Clarke


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael
Unknown: Will Hutton
Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Weatherview

: Beethoven Piano Sonata

Daniel Barenboim plays the Sonata in c minor, Op 10 No 1 Directed by JEAN PIERRE PONNELLE Produced by METROPOLITAN. MUNICH (R)


Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Directed By: Jean Pierre Ponnelle

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