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: Children's BBC: Now on Two

Simon Parkin with Sunday's entertainment, starting with

Popeye and Son
At long last, Popeye and Olive Oyl have got married and have a son - Popeye Jr.
Today's stories: The Attack of the Sea Hag Happy Anniversary

9.55am Blue Peter Omnibus
With Mark Curry Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding
It's back! Due to overwhelming demand, the Omnibus - the best of the last two Blue Peter programmes - has returned.

10.45am Ovide
Between the mad marshes and the Venetian Jetty, the Virgin Forest and the mysterious caverns, there's no shortage of adventures for Ovide the duck-billed platypus. Today's story: The Ghostly Galleon

11.00am Windmill
Chris Serle looks back at television's past from the BBC library at Windmill Road. (R)

12.00 The Sky Bike
There's plenty of fun in this adventure story about two boys and a strange old man who find themselves in a race to build the world's first flying bicycle.
Films: page 26

1.00pm Sleeping Princess

(Back pages: 702)


Presenter ("Now on Two"): Simon Parkin
Presenter ("Blue Peter Omnibus"): Mark Curry
Presenter ("Blue Peter Omnibus"): Caron Keating
Presenter ("Blue Peter Omnibus"): Yvette Fielding
Producer ("Blue Peter Omnibus"): Nick Heathcote
Producer ("Blue Peter Omnibus"): Andrew Whitman
Producer ("Blue Peter Omnibus"): Oliver MacFarlane
Editor ("Blue Peter Omnibus"): Lewis Bronze
Presenter ("Windmill"): Chris Serle
Producer ("Windmill"): Mike Seddon
Executive Producer ("Windmill"): Eric Rowan
Producer ("The Sky Bike"): Harold Orton
Director ("The Sky Bike"): Charles Frend
Tom: Spencer Shires
Porker: Ian Ellis
Daphne: Della Rands
Jack: John Howard
Mr Lovejoy: Liam Redmond
Mr Smith: William Lucas
Mrs Smith: Ellen McIntosh
Wing Co: Bill Shine
Airfield guard: David Lodge

: The Mind Machine

A series of 13 programmes presented by Colin Blakemore 4: Rhythms of Life
A look at our biological clocks.


Presented By: Colin Blakemore

: International Golf

Suntory World Matchplay Championship
Live coverage of the final 18 holes on the West Course.

: The Admirable Charles Crichton

The celebrated screenwriter
T. E. B. Clarke introduces the first of three films by the distinguished British director Charles Crichton , whose latest picture A Fish Called
Wanda is released this week. Today their classic comedy: The Lavender Hill Mob starring Alec Guinness Stanley Holloway Mr Holland 's job is supervising bullion deliveries at the bank and his immediate target for theft is one million pounds in gold.
Screenplay by T. E. B. CLARKE Produced by MICHAEL BALCON Directed by CHARLES CRICHTON
0 IN THE PICTURE: page 26


Introduces: T. E. B. Clarke
Director: Charles Crichton
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Unknown: Mr Holland
Unknown: T. E. B. Clarke
Produced By: Michael Balcon
Directed By: Charles Crichton
Holland: Alec Guinness
Pendlebury: Stanley Holloway
Lackery: Sidney James
Shorty: Alfie Bass
Farrow: John Gregson

: Cartoon

: Music in Camera

HANDEL'S Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, performed by the AMSTERDAM BAROQUE
ORCHESTRA, opens a new series. It's familiar music with a difference, as the orchestra uses reconstructions of Baroque instruments to create a distinctive style and sound. The concert includes a concerto grosso by HELLENDAAL and a cello concerto by VIVALDI and was recorded at the 1988 Bath International Festival.
Introduced by Sally Magnusson Conductor TON KOOPMAN Soloist JAAP TER LINDEN Producer HILARY BOULDING
Series editor KEITH ALEXANDER BBC Scotland
Concert sponsored by A T and T and Philips Telecommunications. (Part 2 next Sunday)


Introduced By: Sally Magnusson
Producer: Hilary Boulding
Editor: Keith Alexander

: Rugby Special

Bristol v Moseley in the Courage League Division 1 Also, the best club games from Wales and Scotland - Llanelli v Swansea and Kelso v Glasgow Accies.
Then compare our best with New Zealand's -
Auckland v Otago.
Introduced by Chris Rea Commentator NIGEL


Introduced By: Chris Rea
Unknown: Bill McLaren
Unknown: Martyn Williams
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston

: The Temple

Winner of the prestigious Prix Italia for Best Documentary In an officially atheist state, the Russian Orthodox Church has a long history of repression and persecution. Now, however, the faithful are not only tolerated but allowed to build churches to replace those destroyed by the State.
VLADIMIR DIAKONOV 'S intensely personal film shows the strength and public rejoicing of the congregations as old icons are restored and new icons are painted. A few years ago such a film would have been unimaginable in the Soviet Union; under the new regime it has been shown on network TV and abroad. Introduced by Peter Frank , senior lecturer in Soviet politics, Essex University. Cameraman EDOUARD SOKOLOV Writer ANATOLI NIKIFOROV


Unknown: Vladimir Diakonov
Introduced By: Peter Frank
Unknown: Edouard Sokolov
Unknown: Writer Anatoli Nikiforov
Director: Vladimir Diakonov

: The Natural World

Twilight of the Dreamtime Narrated by David Attenborough
The Gagudju people of northern Australia are heirs to the longest unbroken culture the world has known. Through the eyes of the last fully initiated elders one can explore the spectacular homeland they call Kakadu. For 40,000 years the Gagudju have looked after this sacred land and cherished it with rituals. But younger men no longer learn the old traditions.
Produced and photographed by STANLEY HREEDEN and BELINDA WRIGHT
A NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY WQEU Pittsburgh production series editor ANDREW NEAL BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Belinda Wright

: Face to Face

First of ten programmes introduced by Joan Bakewell Tony Hancock was the vulnerable clown who became a household name with Hancock's Half Hour. In this first repeat from the series Face to Face,
John Freeman interviews
Hancock. The year was 1960 and at the time the interview was heavily criticised.
Freeman was considered too brusque, almost ruthless in his technique. But the two became close friends and it is an interview many remember. (R) revised


Introduced By: Joan Bakewell
Introduced By: Tony Hancock
Unknown: John Freeman

: Out of the Doll's House

Eight films exploring the way women's lives have changed in the 20th century Motherhood
In the old days mothers knew their job: to feed, clothe, house their children and teach them to behave. In 1907 an alarming report on the degeneration of the British race led experts to move in and set up the first Schools for Mothers. Since then there has-been no shortage of professional advice to undermine the idea that mother knows best. But why has each generation produced a different ideal of the perfect mum and how has that influenced the twin emotions felt by most mothers - love and guilt? Film editor MARGARET KELLY Producer SALLY DOGANIS Series producer
0 FEATURE: page 98


Editor: Margaret Kelly
Unknown: Angela Holdsworth

: The American Wave: Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz

continuing a season of outstanding films from the key directors of the 70s.
Featuring the Band Thanksgiving Day,
1976: in the Winterland,
San Francisco, a staggering line-up of legendary rock performers are joined by an audience of 5,000 to pay tribute to the Band, marking the end of 16 years on the road.
Martin Scorsese , director of The Last Temptation of Christ, captures both the celebration of the concert and the lament for the passing of a memorable era. Who Do You Love Ronnie Hawkins , Such a Night Dr John, Helpless Neil
Young, The Weight The
Staples, Dry Your Eyes Neil Diamond. Coyote Joni
Mitchell, Mystery Train Paul Butterfield. Mannish Boy
Muddy Waters, Further on up the Road Eric Clapton.
Evangeline Emmylou Harris , Caravan Van Morrison ,
Forever Young; Baby Let Me Follow You Down Bob Dylan , 7 Shall Be Released Ringo Starr , Ron Wood and all. The Band: Rick Danko.
Levon Helm , Garth Hudson , Richard Manuel , Robbie Robertson
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Martin Scorsese
Unknown: Ronnie Hawkins
Unknown: Helpless Neil
Unknown: Neil Diamond.
Unknown: Coyote Joni
Unknown: Paul Butterfield.
Unknown: Eric Clapton.
Unknown: Evangeline Emmylou Harris
Unknown: Caravan van Morrison
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Ringo Starr
Unknown: Ron Wood
Unknown: Rick Danko.
Unknown: Levon Helm
Unknown: Garth Hudson
Unknown: Richard Manuel
Unknown: Robbie Robertson
Produced By: Robbie Robertson
Directed By: Martin Scorsese

: International Golf

Suntory World Matchplay Championship from Wentworth,
Surrey HARRY CARPENTER introduces highlights of today's final. Commentators


Introduces: Surrey Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Alex Hay

: Nurses

A series in six daily parts The Team on B6
'If the doctors had to clean up the vomit they might think twice about some of their treatments,' says
Vivien Hancock who heads the team on ward B6 in Whipps Cross Hospital in London's East End.
While doctors make the major decisions about treatment, it's nurses who deal with suffering on a day-to-day basis.
This film follows events on the ward from the nurses' point of view. Through them, experience the humour and sadness of a large general ward.
Iwouldgiveavideoofthe programme to every member of the Cabinet. GUARDIAN Film editor DOROTHEA GAZIDIS


Unknown: Vivien Hancock
Editor: Dorothea Gazidis

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