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: Daytime on Two

9.30am Encounter: Austria 5: The School Year Begins
9.45am Scotland This Century 5: Industrial Change
Producer PETER WHITEFORD (R) (e)
10.05am Look and Read
Badger Girl. Lost on the Moor (e)
10.25am Around Scotland
Aberdeen. 3: Aberdeen Lives
10.45am Storytime. Stone Soup (e)
11.03am Into Music. Water
11.25am Wondermaths Programme 5
11.40am Let's See Riddle-Me-Ree by CATHERINE LUCY CZERKAWSKA (e)
12.00 Job Bank
Light Engineering
12.20pm English File Strike Pay
Strike Pay by D. H. Lawrence is based on an actual miners' strike in Eastwood in 1912. Miners and their wives compare their experiences of being on strike with those in the story.
Narrator MICHAEL PENNINGTON Produced and directed by BRUCE JAMSON (R) (e)
12.55pm Scene
Mad about Motors
What's the fascination of cars? Young ex-car-thieves, custom-car builder COLIN JAMES , and the Ford Mustang owners of High Wycombe all attempt to explain.
Series producer ROGER TONGE Producer ANDY WALKER


Producer: Peter Whiteford
Unknown: D. H. Lawrence
Narrator: Michael Pennington
Directed By: Bruce Jamson
Unknown: Colin James
Producer: Roger Tonge
Producer: Andy Walker

: Mop and Smiff

Written and presented by Mike Amatt The Snow
Mop meets the snow blowers and Smiff gets taken to the dump, but they both end up having the ride of their lives. Animation SIMON AND SARA BOR Director SID WADDELL Producer DAVID BROWN BBC North West (R)


Presented By: Mike Amatt
Presented By: Sara Bor
Director: Sid Waddell
Producer: David Brown

: Walrus

Guess What
Just Imagine
When a book gets you really interested, it seems as though you're not merely reading it, you're in it. Michael Rosen and the team get carried away. Clues presented by David Freeman
Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (e)


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Presented By: David Freeman
Producer: Morton Surguy

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo decides she doesn't like her green hair. Transport song:
Wheels and a 'Crococycle' Book: A Lion for Lewis by ROSEMARY WELLS
Presenter Indira Joshi


Unknown: Rosemary Wells
Presenter: Indira Joshi
Producer: Richard Callanan
Ephraim: William Ivory
John: Joss Buckley
Sam: William Ilkley
Chris: Roger Walker
Mrs Marriott: Ann Rye
Maud: Katy Behean

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by David Icke and featuring: Motor Racing
Senna or Prost?
If Senna wins in Japan on Sunday, the championship is his for the first time - but Prost could still steal it from him. Latest news from the circuit, plus a look back on a season which developed into a personal duel between the two drivers.
Forty Years of Silverstone Prost and Senna are the latest in the list of famous drivers to have raced on the world's fastest motor-racing circuit.
Forty years after the first British Grand Prix at Silverstone, there's a chance to relive the great moments again. Football
All three European competitions have reached the second-round stage - no doubt there'll be a flurry of spectacular goals, plus the odd disaster, to reflect upon from the first-leg ties. Plus a comprehensive round-up of the latest sporting stories, including rugby union, golf and tennis from Brighton. Television presentation:
Motor racing PIERS CROTON Edited by MARK SCHOFIELD including at


Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: Silverstone Prost
Edited By: Mark Schofield

: It's My Pleasure

First of 11 programmes Desmond Lynam takes pleasure in inviting his guests to unlock the film and video vaults with their personal memories of past television moments. Today's guest is Lorraine Chase.
Produced and directed by PHIL CHILVERS (R)


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Lorraine Chase.
Directed By: Phil Chilvers

: Rock Athlete

The last of three films by Sid Perou that trace the story of rock climbing from its simple and accessible beginnings to the exclusive world of today's dedicated rock athlete. First Ascent
Yorkshireman Ron Fawcett 's first ascent of the top-rated climb in Wales. (R)


Unknown: Sid Perou
Unknown: Ron Fawcett

: Three Days One Summer

Cricket on the county circuit has little of the glamour of test matches, as cartoonist
Bill Tidy found out when he spent three days at Sussex Cricket Club in Hove. But despite frequent interruptions by the weather, he did see some cricket, and some of the people who make the club tick.


Producer: Paul Slater

: Laurel and Hardy in Block-Heads

I continuing a season of their classic comedies. In 1917 Private Laurel is ordered to guard the post as Private Hardy and the platoon 'go over the top'. Twenty-one years later, Ollie reads a shocking headline of a soldier's heroism. Can it be whom he thinks it is?
Produced by HAL ROACH
Directed by JOHN G. BLYSTONE
* FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Charles Rogers
Unknown: Harry Langdon
Produced By: Hal Roach
Directed By: John G. Blystone
Stan Laurel: Himself
Oliver Hardy: Himself
Mr Gilbert: Billy Gilbert
Mrs Gilbert: Patricia Ellis
Mrs Hardy: Minna Gombell
Antagonistic man: James Finlayson
Tough guy: Harry Woods

: Popeye

The Jeep

: Bilko: Bilko, the Marriage Broker

[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sgt Bilko

Bilko's platoon has been assigned a new company commander. Bilko decides he needs a wife. (R)


Producer: Nat Hiken
Director: Al de Caprio
Sgt Bilko: Phil Silvers

: On the House

Second of sixprogrammes Rising damp is no laughing matter if it's destroying your decorations and timbers.
Pattie Coldwell and surveyor Paul Spaven diagnose the causes of damp and advise caution when choosing a damp-proofing company. In Troubleshoot, Harry Greene helps Shirley Cooklin keep rising damp at bay by inserting a silicon-injected damp-proof course. There are some helpful hints from Tipster Rick Ball and in Room for a Change, guest designer Derek Hill transforms a small back room in Birmingham into a stylish dining room. Producer ANDREW MEIKLE
Series producer STEPHANIE SILK BBC Pebble Mill
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(1 and 2) or £3.50 for whole series (1-6)
Cheques/POs payable to Housefax


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Paul Spaven
Unknown: Harry Greene
Unknown: Shirley Cooklin
Unknown: Rick Ball
Designer: Derek Hill
Producer: Andrew Meikle
Producer: Stephanie Silk

: The Friday Report

Intensive Caring
More than 2,000 premature babies die in this country every year because of a severe shortage of intensive care facilities. Penny Bustm reports on the problems of one unit at Rush Green Hospital in Essex.
Here they are trying a new approach to the problem. They have launched a scheme to get private industry to join them in saving lives, by sponsoring both their work and a school to train the intensive care nurses of the future. Producer PATTI STEEPLES Editor COLIN STANBRIDGE

: First Time Garden

Introduced by Geoff Hamilton Gay Search
Roy Lancaster
For millions of new home owners and enthusiastic do-it-yourself gardeners, First Time Garden is an essential aid to creating a beautiful and practical garden.
Together with the BBC video and book, the series provides practical demonstrations and computer graphics, giving a blueprint for successful gardens at all levels.
Designed by top landscape gardener Alison Hainey , the garden was built over the last year on a modern development in Birmingham. The six programmes trace its development from a bare building site to the final garden. In tonight's programme Geoff and Gay demonstrate the initial preparations and how to erect fencing, while Roy looks at plants to ensure a garden full of winter colour. Production assistant JAYNE SAVAGE Producer DENIS W. GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Video, same title, available from retailers BBCV 4203. Book, written by Geoff Hamilton , available from booksellers, price 95.95 paperback,
99.95 hardback.


Introduced By: Geoff Hamilton
Introduced By: Gay Search
Unknown: Alison Hainey
Unknown: Jayne Savage
Producer: Denis W. Gartside
Written By: Geoff Hamilton

: A Gentlemen's Club

Last programme in the series by RICHARD GORDON starring
William Gaunt
Richard Vernon with Diane Fletcher Annie Lambert in A Memorial Service
Videotape editor CHRIS WADSWORTH Lighting RON BRISTOW
Designer VALERIE WARRENDER Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY


Unknown: Richard Gordon
Unknown: William Gaunt
Unknown: Richard Vernon
Unknown: Diane Fletcher
Unknown: Annie Lambert
Music: Max Harris
Editor: Chris Wadsworth
Unknown: Ron Bristow
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Aubrey: William Gaunt
George: Richard Vernon
Gloria: Diane Fletcher
Vanessa: Annie Lambert
Toby: Gareth Armstrong
Jim: Tim Barker
Secretary: Bethan Jones
Hawkins: Arthur White
Brindles: Michael Ripper
Jones: Thomas Wheatley
Herbert: John Gill
Rosie: Elaine Lordan

: Protecting the Children

Every year between 150 and 200 children die following physical abuse or neglect in their own homes. Thousands more are found to be at risk. This series follows one of the NSPCC's Child Protection Teams. On call 24 hours a day, team members share casework and discuss problems, but often they are agonising, lonely decisions about the future of children at risk.
Photography MIKE FOX Film editor CHRIS WADE Assistant producer SALLY ANNE LOMAS
Produced by TAMASIN DAY-LEWIS BBC Pebble Mill
* INFO: page 92


Editor: Chris Wade
Producer: Sally Anne Lomas
Produced By: Tamasin Day-Lewis

: The Borodin Quartet Play Tchaikovsky

VALENTIN BERLINSKY (cello) This Russian quartet has long been considered one of the world's great ensembles. Here, in a recording specially made in London's Henry Wood Hall , they play
Tchaikovsky's Second String Quartet in F major. Sound GRAHAM HAINES
Executive producer DENNIS MARKS Directed by JONATHAN FULFORD


Violin: Mikhail Kopelman
Viola: Dmitri Shebalin
Cello: Valentin Berlinsky
Unknown: Henry Wood Hall
Directed By: Jonathan Fulford

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Reporters: Nick Clarke
Reporters: David Coss.
Reporters: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Olenka Frenkiel
Unknown: Margaret Gilmore
Unknown: James Hogg.
Unknown: Wesley Kerr
Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Peter Marshall
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran
Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: David Tindall
Unknown: Janet Trewin
Unknown: Charles Wheeler

: Weatherview

: Fatal Attractions: Sudden Fear

Film critic Judith Williamson introduces the first in a season of thrillers exploring the dark world of femmes fatales and violent men.

Sudden Fear
with Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame
Myra Hudson, a wealthy and successful playwright, turns down a a young actor, Lester Blaine, for the lead in her new play. But Blaine reacts by romancing her.
Unfortunately for Myra, he is actually planning to avenge himself and make off with her money...
In the Picture: page 26


Presenter: Judith Williamson
Screenplay: Lenore Coffee
Screenplay: Robert Smith
Based on the story by: Edna Sherry
Producer: Joseph Kaufman
Director: David Miller
Myra Hudson: Joan Crawford
Lester Blaine: Jack Palance
Irene: Gloria Grahame
Steve: Bruce Bennett
Ann: Virginia Huston
Jr Kearney: Touch Conners

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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