The 120th Trades Union Congress opens in Bournemouth today. Top of the agenda is the future relationship between the TUC and the Electrician's Union.
Jeremy Paxman and Vivian White Editor JAMES HOGAN
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by PETER FIRMIN
Pinny in the Salad
Pinny and Victor are taken into the kitchen and when they fall into Jo's salad they find a friend!
Read by Matilda Thorpe
Story and pictures by PETER FIRMIN Music by AR LOG
Directed and animated by OLIVER POSTGATE (R)
A See-Saw programme with Brian Cant.
Harry the Hatter gets a harness for his horse and deposits a heap of hats in return. Help hunt out some more bric-a-brac that begins with 'H'.
Written and produced by Nick Wilson. (R)
Most of Britain's flowering plants live on dry land, but water-lilies are exceptions - they have returned to ponds and lakes and retained their aerial flowers.
Michael Jordan reveals their reasons and the secrets of their success.
Producer SARA FORD
Executive producer JOHN SPARKS (R)
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Coverage of the afternoon session, including debates on industrial relations and the new TUC guidelines on single-union agreements. Commentators
JEREMY PAXMAN and VIVIAN WHITE including at
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Harry Mortimer 's Star Brass Harry Mortimer introduces his personal selection:
Bob Childs (euphonium) Alan Morrison (cornet)
Michael Hext (trombone) Gordon Higginbottom (tenor horn)
Kevin Morgan (tuba)
Templemore Band, First Old Boys' Association Silver Band, St Colman's Band,
Third Carrickfergus Band, Agnes Street Band Producer ALAN TONGUE
BBC Northern Ireland (R)
begins a quartet of crime detection tales. Today starring
andThree identical music boxes, made by cunning hands in Dartmoor Prison, are sought by unscrupulous criminals led by a devious woman.
Screenplay by LEONARD LEE from a story by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Produced and directed by WILLIAM ROY NEILL (Tomorrow, 'Calling Bulldog Drummond'
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Sir Arthur Conan
Director CLEMENT STIGDON An RKO film
There's more to animation than Tom and Jerry. Throughout this week, DEF II gathers some of the most exciting animation in the world as Magenta De Vine and guests take us through aspects of this exciting field of popular culture.
In this first programme, pop star Paul McCartney talks about his lifelong love of cartoons and introduces personal favourites.
Tune in for an animation exclusive - John Needham's documentary on Tex Avery, master of the wildest and wackiest cartoons, who, with Chuck Jones, created Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck.
Preview the work of today's innovative student animators in the First Bite competition.
Today's films are Luxo Jr, the Tex Avery Documentary, Frog Song and Seaside Woman.
Director TONY NEWMAN
Assistant producer BRENDA EMMANUS
Programme consultant IRENE KOTLARZ
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During the last century, the population of the UK has aged dramatically - a permanent change that has passed by almost unnoticed. Sixty this year, Dr Michael O'Donnell presents a personal view of ageing. The Coming of Age
Michael O'Donnell returns to the pit village of Edlington in South Yorkshire, where his father, Dr James O'Donnell was a local GP. Through the experiences of local people, he traces the social and medical changes that have given us all the chance to live healthior and longer lives. Produced by DAVID WILLIAMS and VICKI MOORE (e) ● INFO: page 75
A series of eight programmes featuring natural history films from other countries. Beaver Pond
The beaver has been known to fell a tree three feet in diameter and 110 feet tall. It can build its lodge 12 feet high and 600 feet long. All in all, it is considered to be one of nature's great architects and engineers. Because of its newly-protected status, beaver activities are helping to reclaim badly eroded streams and creek beds.
This film, shot in the North American Rocky Mountain wilderness, has captured some of the remarkable behaviour of this gentle and extraordinary creature.
A NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC production Presented for BBCtv by GEORGE INGER BBC Bristol
The first in a season of new Australian films, The Highest Honor recounts the true story of the men of Z Force, an undercover unit, preparing to attack Japanese-held Singapore. Disguised as Malay soldiers, the group get within striking distance of their target, but the alarm is raised. Captain Bob Page and some gf the survivors - end up in a prison camp where they meet Minoru Tamiya , interpreter fjpr their interrogators. A deep friendship developwetween the men who. have everything except nationality in common.
Written and produced by LEE ROBINSON
Directed by PETER MAXWELL in association with SEIJI MARUYAMA
(First showing on British television)
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with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick
Unipart British Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl
It's down to the last 16 of 32 starters for this eight-day championship worth a total prize money of over £40,0d0.
The first three matches of the second round take place this evening, with BOB ANDERSON (1), PETER EVISON (5) and PAUL REYNOLDS (8) seeded to be playing.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA
Commentator SID WADDELL and TONY GREEN
Arts Foundation Course: King Cotton Palace
This was Manchester's Victorian town hall, commissioned to portray the pride and ambition of this
Victorian boom city, and paid for by wealth generated by the mills. canals, and railways.
Producer TONY COE (R)