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: Daytime on Two

9.30 Casebook Scotland
3: Living on a Low Income In Scotland today 1,690,000 people are living on a low income. What does this mean for just one family? How do you 'live' on a low income?
Commentary JOHN MILNE Producer LAURIE STANLEY (e)
9.52 Look and Read
Geordie Racer. Pigeon Post
10.15 Around Scotland Farming in Scotland
3: Farming and the Environment The work done on a hill farm in Perthshire is contrasted with that of an arable farm on the coast of Angus.
Presenter FRIEDA MORRISON Producer MARIANNE BAIRD BBC Scotland (e)
10.38 Information World 3: Running the System (e)
11.00 Storytime. The Tiny Doll (e)
11.18 Wondermaths (13)
11.35 Let's See. Travelling Days. (e)
12.00 English File. Strike Pay The mining community in which D.H. Lawrence grew up provided him with a rich vein of experience, which he drew on when he became a writer. Strike Pay is based on an actual strike in Eastwood in 1912. Miners and their wives compare experiences of being on strike with those of the characters in the story.
Produced and directed by BRUCE JAMSON (e)
12.35pm Scene
Sentence of the Court
What is punishment for?
Should it aim to reform the offender or to act as a deterrent? Should its purpose be to exact retribution on behalf of society or to protect society from the offender?
Scene talks to young offenders who have experienced a variety of sentences, both custodial and community-based alternatives, to canvass their views on the aim and effect of punishment.
Series producer ROGER TONGE (R) (e)
1.05 France - Francais Chloe
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Unknown: John Milne
Producer: Laurie Stanley
Presenter: Frieda Morrison
Producer: Marianne Baird
Unknown: D.H. Lawrence
Directed By: Bruce Jamson
Producer: Cas Lester
Producer: Roger Tonge
Unknown: Francais Chloe
Ephraim Wharmby: William Ivory
John Wharmby: Joss Buckley
Sam Coutts: William Ilkley
Chris: Roger Walker
Mrs Marriott: Ann Rye
Maud Wharmby: Katy Behean
Narrator: Michael Pennington

: The Adventures of Spot

A See-Saw programme (R) and Bric-a-Brac
A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38 Walrus
What's It Gonna Be? Meeting the King by GERRY HUXHAM , Producer


Unknown: Gerry Huxham
Unknown: Morton Surguy
Junior: Audie Cummings
Buppy: Richard Bell
Mr Butcher: Ian Thompson
Swanny: David Scaffardi
Gilbert: Chris Tummings
Mr Cooke: Jason Rose
Pedro: David Jessiman
Youths: Elvis Payne
Youths: Hubert Clarke

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Harry's van breaks down when he's out with Cosmo. Will Dibs be able to cope without them?
Colour song: Yellow
Book: Janine and the New Baby by IOLETTE THOMAS
Presenter HARRY TOWB Director JULIE CALLANAN (e)


Unknown: Iolette Thomas
Presenter: Harry Towb
Director: Julie Callanan
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by DAVID ICKE and featuring:
International Snooker from Wembley
Coverage of this afternoon's quarter-final that should feature second-seeded
JIMMY WHITE against former world champion, JOE JOHNSON.
DOUG MOUNTJOY and WILLIE THORNE have other ideas! Test Cricket
Highlights of the first day's play between Australia and England in Sydney, the match to mark their bicentenary celebrations. Plus a look ahead to the fourth round of the FA Cup and a report on the latest action in ski-ing's World Cup. Television presentation:
Cricket CHANNEL 9, Australia Studio director VIVIEN KENT Producer GRAHAM FRY including at
3.00 News and Weather


Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Joe Johnson.
Unknown: Doug Mountjoy
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Catchword

Presented by Paul Coia


Presented By: Paul Coia

: International Snooker

Third Quarter-final
A return visit to Wembley where DAVID ICKE has further coverage and the result.


Unknown: David Icke

: Food and Drink

: Sherlock Holmes Faces Death

When the head of Musgrave House is murdered, Watson asks
Holmes to investigate the horrific crime. While corpses and clues accumulate, the master sleuth puts his own life at risk, trying to solve a plot full of murder, mystery and old family rituals.
Screenplay by BERTRAM MLHAUSER Based on a story by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
0 FILMS: page 17


Unknown: Bertram Mlhauser
Story By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Directed By: Roy William Neill
herlock Holmes: Basil Rathbone
Dr Watson: Nigel Bruce
Sally Musgrave: Hillary Brooke
Capt Vickery: Milburn Stone
Dr Sexton: Arthur Margetson
Brunton: Halliwell Hobbes
Lestrade: Dennis Hoey
Philip Musgrave: Gavin Muir
Geoffrey Musgrave: Frederic Worlock
Capt MacIntosh: Olaf Hytten
Maj Langford: Gerald Hamer
Lt Clavering: Vernon Downing
Mrs Howells: Minna Phillips
Mrs Hudson: Mary Gordon

: Cricket: The Bicentennial Test: Australia v England

Cricket's oldest rivals face each other in a showpiece celebration at Sydney Cricket Ground, just a few miles from where the first settlers arrived in Australia 200 years ago. Can Mike Gatting's team continue their Ashes-winning form against a now more confident Australia?
Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the first day.
Television presentation Channel 9, Australia


Presenter: Richie Benaud

: Scene Plays

Nobody Here Knows by RAY JENKINS
When Danny is sent over to London from Belfast his parents hope he'll leave the Troubles behind him. But how will he come to terms with a strange city, the local lads and his feelings for his cousin Kathy?
Film editor KATE EVANS Produced and directed by CHRIS ELLIS (R)


Unknown: Ray Jenkins
Editor: Kate Evans
Directed By: Chris Ellis
Danny: Peter Ferris
Kathy: Stephanie Tague
Tony: Tony Doyle
Joan: Cherith Mellor
Mouth: Jay Simpson
Paul: Damien Nash
Sergeant: Sidney Livingstone
Policeman: Anthony Bailey

: The Friday Report

Funds of Goodwill
When disasters like King's Cross, Bradford, and Zeebrugge strike, the public generously reaches into its pocket. But what happens afterwards? Who decides how the donations will be distributed?
Glyn Worsnip looks at disaster funds and asks how the injured and the bereaved spend the money.


Unknown: Glyn Worsnip
Unknown: Kalpana Joshi
Producer: Clare Paterson
Editor: Colin Stanbridge

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale with Geoff Hamilton and Anne Swithinbank Sow early and get better vegetables and flowers, and a small investment in a propagator and some heating for coldframe or greenhouse help to guarantee success. Reorganising the organic garden leads to encouraging those most effective of all pest controllers, the birds.
Laurence Rose suggests the best way to attract them into your garden.
Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON Producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Laurence Rose
Unknown: Jean Laughton
Producer: John Kenyon

: The Tracey Ullman Show

also starring Julie Kavner Dan Castellaneta
Joe Malone , Sam McMurray in Ariel's Comeback
Dance Challenge and Sir
Ariel's fans are tiring of that old folk-rock 70s stuff when into her life comes true romance in the shape of Fire Marshall Dwayne Mason and with love comes a new image, but is it right for the 80s? Dancing is certainly a challenge for poor Blanca, who is without an essential undergarment and Miss
Carlisle finally says 'thank you' for 25 years' service. Produced by RICHARD SAKAI


Unknown: Julie Kavner
Unknown: Dan Castellaneta
Unknown: Joe Malone
Unknown: Sam McMurray
Unknown: Marshall Dwayne Mason
Produced By: Richard Sakai

: Arena

Ryszard Kapuscinski
Your Man Who is There
The first of two programmes featuring the work of a major figure in contemporary literature and journalism. In three decades, reporting from Latin America, Africa and the Far East,
Kapuscinski has witnessed 27 revolutions. His portraits of Haile Selassie and the Shah of Iran, The Emperor and Shah of Shahs, have brought him worldwide recognition. As a prominent Solidarity member, he has been unable to write for the Polish media since the imposition of martial law. He has chosen to remain in Warsaw and is now working on the last volume of his trilogy on 20th-century despotism -Amin. Readings by NICHOLAS WOODESON Film editor DAVID KITSON Director ADAM Low Series editors
NIGEL FINCH , ANTHONY WALL Next week, 'Arena' presents
Kapuscinski's 'The Emperor'in the highly-acclaimed Royal Court production by Jonathan Miller


Unknown: Ryszard Kapuscinski
Unknown: Haile Selassie
Editor: David Kitson
Unknown: Nigel Finch
Production By: Jonathan Miller

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: The Vanishing Corporal

(Le caporal epingle) starring
Jean-Pierre Cassel Claude Brasseur Claude Rich
Interned by the Germans after France's capitulation in 1940, the Corporal determines to escape and return to France, with or without the help of his friends. The escape part seems relatively easy, it's staying free that is a problem.
Written and directed by JEAN RENOIR (A French film with English subtitles. Black and white)
(Postponed from 8 January)
0 FILMS: page 17


Unknown: Jean-Pierre Cassel
Unknown: Claude Brasseur
Unknown: Claude Rich
Directed By: Jean Renoir
Corporal: Jean Pierre Cassel
Pater: Claude Braseur
Ballochet: Claude Rich
German traveller: O E Hasse
Emile: Jean Carmet
Erika: Conny Froboess
Caruso: Mario David
Electrician: Philippe Castelli
Penche-à-Gauche: Jacques Jouanneau
Dupieu: Raymond Jourdan

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