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: Daytime on Two

9.35 Des le début Face-to-face French Saying You're Sorry
Likes and dislikes, preference (R) (e)
9.52 Making History The Middle Ages The Town
(e)
10.15 Science Workshop Dissolving (B)
(e)
10.38 The Brunei Experience A Watery Grave (3)
(e)
11.00 Thinkabout Sound Effects
(e)
11.15 Near and Far: Now and Then
A History of the Kitchen (2)
(e)
11.35 Scene: Getting In (e)
12.05pm Science Topics The Periodic Table
Series producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
12.25 General Studies Music: Music Clues
Producer BRUCE JAMSON (R) (e)
12.50 Inset Science Programme 4
(e)

Contributors

Producer: Peter Bratt
Producer: Bruce Jamson

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38 Music Time Musical Patterns
Presenters JONATHAN COHEN and HELEN SPIERS with KEITH BRAGG (flute)
RODNEY STEWART (double bass) Producer ELIZABETH BENNETT
(e)

Contributors

Presenters: Jonathan Cohen
Presenters: Helen Spiers
Flute: Keith Bragg
Flute: Rodney Stewart
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: News

Weather followed by Watch
Chinese New Year
'Kung Hey Fatt Choy '! James and Louise celebrate Chinese New Year in London and Manchester. James goes into school to learn some Chinese writing and a New Year song, while Louise is taken by 7-year-old ANNA CHAN and her family to see a spectacular New Year street festival. Presented by LOUISE HALL-TAYLOR and JAMES EARL ADAIR Animation RICHARD TAYLOR Producer JULIE CALLANAN
Series producer DAVID TAFT (R) (e) Video, Festivals 2: (Eid, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Carnival) available to schools, price £29.90. For details phone [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Fatt Choy
Unknown: Anna Chan
Presented By: Louise Hall-Taylor
Presented By: James Earl Adair
Producer: Julie Callanan
Producer: David Taft

: The Englishwoman's Wardrobe

with Angela Huth
Why is it that as a nation we have such a rotten reputation as dressers?
Margaret Thatcher , Selina Scott , a probation officer, a bubbly society hostess and a housewife are just some of the extraordinary and ordinary women who unlock their wardrobes and tell all. Producer RUTH JACKSON
Series editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF (First shown in '40 Minutes
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Contributors

Unknown: Angela Huth
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: Selina Scott
Producer: Ruth Jackson
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: The Tanner and the Hatmaker

A film about John Darwell (R)

Contributors

Unknown: John Darwell

: News

Weather followed by Indoor Hockey
The Lada British Cities
Championship from the Alexandra Pavilion
STEVE RIDER introduces highlights of the semi-finals in a game where the emphasis is on speed and skill. Commentators
NIGEL STARMER-SMITH with JAMES DUTHIE
Producer ALAN GRIFFITHS
(The final tomorrow afternoon on BBC2 in 'Sport on Friday

Contributors

Unknown: Alexandra Pavilion
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: James Duthie
Producer: Alan Griffiths

: Catchword

CAT - ContestAnTs
CreATing CATchwords - that's what the programme is all about. With Paul Coia Today's contestants are DAVID SMITH
MARGOT MONTGOMERY and GEOFFREY PERKS

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Coia
Unknown: David Smith
Unknown: Margot Montgomery

: Day Out

with Angela Rippon
A tour of the West Country Burnham-on-Sea, Berrow and Brean
A lighthouse that looks like a bathing hut on stilts, a wreck that is revealed twice a day by the tides, sculptures from
Whitehall Palace and a fort once used by weapons boffins are some of the discoveries made by Angela as she explores this stretch of the Somerset coast. She also makes an attempt at tooling leather and, with justified anxiety, tries some yachting on the sands.
Editor ROBIN INGER
Producer PAUL SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Angela Rippon
Editor: Robin Inger
Producer: Paul Smith

: Best of Brass

Gerald Harrison introduces a series of twice-weekly concerts featuring the champion bands who appeared in the last BBC2 brass band competition.
This sixth concert welcomes back The Desford Colliery Dowty Band conducted by Howard SneU and the CWS (Glasgow) Band conducted by Anthony Swainson from The Assembly Rooms, Derby
Did you have a favourite piece of music from either the Desford or CWS Band? Drop a line to Best of Brass and they'll try to include it in their next series.

Contributors

Introduces: Gerald Harrison
Conducted By: Howard Sneu
Conducted By: Anthony Swainson

: Holiday 80

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: Cricket: The Bicentennial Test

Australia v England
Australia's birthday party continues with this 50-over match under the lights in Melbourne, where England will be looking for revenge after their World Cup Final defeat by Allan Border 's men in Calcutta in November. Highlights introduced by RICHIE BENAUD
Television presentation CHANNEL 9, Australia

Contributors

Unknown: Allan Border
Introduced By: Richie Benaud

: Popeye Classics

Goon Land

: Cover to Cover

Jill Neville and her guests, including Anthony Howard and Sebastian Faulks , talk to Edmund White about his novel The Beautiful Room is Empty. They also discuss
Reagan's America by GARRY WILLS and a haunting tale of mystery and obsession, The House on Moon Lake, by Italian writer FRANCESCA DURANTI.
Researcher CHRIS WILSON
Executive producer NIGEL WILLIAMS Producer ROSEMARY BOWEN-JONES Book details on Ceefax page 289

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Neville
Unknown: Anthony Howard
Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: Edmund White
Unknown: Garry Wills
Unknown: Francesca Duranti.
Unknown: Chris Wilson
Producer: Nigel Williams

: The Education Programme

with Linda Alexander and Martin Young
The 1986 Education Act prescribes a greatly increased role for governors in the running of maintained schools. Their responsibilities include selecting staff and having a say in the curriculum and the management of finance. This programme looks at the experiences of a number of parent governors and at the twin problems of parent apathy and the lack of a national programme of governor training. Producer TONY ROBERTS Editor PETER RIDING (e)

Contributors

Unknown: Linda Alexander
Unknown: Martin Young
Producer: Tony Roberts

: Out of Court

with David Jessel and Sue Cook
Is it murder or mercy when doctors put an end to the lives of suffering patients?
The law says it's a crime, but doctors and anguished relatives secretly break the law out of compassion. In
Holland the authorities allow death to be medically assisted. Could it, should it, happen here?
Film director VIRGINIA BELL
Studio director PIETER MORPURGO Producer ALAN BOOKBINDER

Contributors

Unknown: David Jessel
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: North Korea

The Hermit Kingdom Written and narrated by David Jessel
At the end of the Second
World War, the Allies divided Korea into two, splitting one nation and one culture across the 38th parallel. It has become the tightest, most impenetrable frontier in the world today. The Western press is excluded. Cameraman
Erik Durschmied was granted an unprecedented opportunity to film life in North Korea - a rare look behind this communist curtain.
The people of North Korea live in self-imposed isolation, suspicious of foreign intervention. On the streets of the capital, Pyongyang, you see no cars, no bicycles, few people, only statues of the Great Leader ... the expert in everything.... the towering and legendary figure of Kim II Sung.
Videotape editor JOHN PAROUSSI Producer WENDY STURGESS
NEW SERIES

Contributors

Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Erik Durschmied
Editor: John Paroussi
Producer: Wendy Sturgess

: Dogfood Dan and the Carmarthen Cowboy

by DAVID NOBBS starring Peter Blake and Malcolm Storry with Arbel Jones and Elizabeth Mickery
Aubrey drives a load of 'Doggy Dins' dog food from Carmarthen to Hull, and Dan drives a load of 'Bona Fido' dog food from Hull to Carmarthen. They soon find - or rather don't find - that they have more in common than they think.
Film cameraman ALAN STEVENS Studio lighting TERRY BRETT Studio sound LEN SHOREY
Designer ANDREW HOWE DAVIES Produced and directed by ALAN J.W. BELL
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Contributors

Unknown: David Nobbs
Unknown: Peter Blake
Unknown: Malcolm Storry
Unknown: Arbel Jones
Unknown: Elizabeth Mickery
Unknown: Alan Stevens
Unknown: Terry Brett
Aubrey: Peter Blake
Dan: Malcolm Storry
Sally: Rachel Stuart
George: Colin Fay
Helen: Elizabeth Mickery
Gwyneth: Arbel Jones
Singer: Sarah Frances
DJ: Michael Cule

: 40 Minutes

A series of films about our lives - now
Thames Wallah Narrated by Kenneth Branagh
David Triggs seems just like his suburban Surrey neighbours. But there's a difference. Every two months he leaves his desk at Thames Water to fly to India. He's acting as a consultant on the Indian Government's E200 million scheme to clean up the holy River Ganges. It is, personally and professionally, the opportunity of a lifetime.
His working trip takes him from the spectacular foothills of the Himalayas to Calcutta and the ocean. He takes tea with the Maharajah of Benares at his riverside palace, inspects sewage-treatment plants, encounters vultures pecking at floating corpses, and witnesses extraordinary scenes at the sacred cremation site in Benares. It's an unusual, and at times earthy, insight into the spirit of India.
Commentary written by JOHN KEAY Music GEORGE BENJAMIN
Film cameraman SIMON KURIAN Film editor PAULINE DYKES
Producer MICHAEL WALDMAN Editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF
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Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: David Triggs
Unknown: River Ganges.
Written By: John Keay
Music: George Benjamin
Unknown: Simon Kurian
Editor: Pauline Dykes
Producer: Michael Waldman
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: Now - Something Else - Again

Warning: this may cause acute amusement. If affected, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or mutilate domestic pets while watching this programme. Some scenes may include explicit 'jokes', and are not suitable for anyone of a 'thick-as-two-planks' disposition.
Featuring Rory Bremner with Sara Crowe , John Dowie Steve Steen , Jim Sweeney Written by BARRY CRYER JOHN DOWIE , GUY
JENKIN STEVE PUNT, PETE SINCLAIR
STEVE STEEN and JIM SWEENEY Script associate JOHN LANGDON Music by SIMON BRINT. STEVE BROWN Director MARCUS MORTIMER Producer BILL WILSON (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Rory Bremner
Unknown: Sara Crowe
Unknown: John Dowie
Unknown: Steve Steen
Unknown: Jim Sweeney
Written By: Barry Cryer
Written By: John Dowie
Unknown: Jenkin Steve
Unknown: Pete Sinclair
Unknown: Steve Steen
Unknown: Jim Sweeney
Unknown: John Langdon
Music By: Simon Brint.
Music By: Steve Brown
Director: Marcus Mortimer

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with international reports by David Sells , Charles Wheeler Gavin Esler and Julian O'Halloran Assignment editors
NIGEL CHAPMAN. NICK GUTHRIE Deputy editor MIKE ROBINSON Editor JOHN MORRISON

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran
Unknown: Nigel Chapman.
Unknown: Nick Guthrie
Editor: Mike Robinson
Editor: John Morrison

: Weatherview









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