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: Daytime on Two

9.30am Treffpunkt: Osterreich Die Lehrlingszeit
9.45am Politics in Action 4: Housing Problems
The story of the Wellshot
Residents' Association and its work in Cambuslang, Glasgow Narrator ALEC HEGGIE
Producer ROBERT CLARK (R) (e)
10.05am Look and Read Badger Girl
Panic on the Lake
10.25am Around Scotland Aberdeen
Nocturnal Animals
10.45am Storytime The Glerp
11.03am Into Music Preparation
11.25am Wondermaths (9)
11.40am Let's See
Scottish Specialities
12.00 Past Thirteen
Choices in the Third Year
Can Girls Choose Like Boys? (e)
12.20pm English File Second of three parts
A View from the Bridge by ARTHUR MILLER with Del Henney as Eddie 'Eddie Carbone had never expected to have a destiny.
Now, as the weeks passed, there was a trouble that would not go away.'
Producer GEOFF WILSON(R) (e)
12.55pm Scene. Refugees - You Leave Because you Have to There are between 12 and 15 million refugees in the world. Does Britain extend a welcome to them? When do you stop being a refugee and become part of your adopted country?
Scene talks to MONIKA and VINH from Vietnam and FAREED who comes from Kurdistan.
Series producer ROGER TONGE Producer SUE ARON


Producer: Robert Clark
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Del Henney

: Pie in the Sky

A See-Saw programme piewife decides it's time the Universal Pies bicycle was cured of its squeaky wheels
Series producer MICHAEL COLE


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Peter Gosling
Music: Peter Gosling
Unknown: Puppets Clare Beaton
Producer: Michael Cole
Producer: Sharon Miller
PiPwife: Chloe Ashcroft
Pieman: David Hargreaves
Piepilot: Ben Thomas

: Walrus

Guess What
Writing for an Audience How some first-years at a London school made a Passport to Pimlico. Director BARRY TOMALIN
Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (e)


Director: Barry Tomalin

: News Weather followed by You and Me

Song: The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night (trad) Presenters Jeni Barnett and Gary Wilmot (R) (e)


Presenters: Jeni Barnett
Presenters: Gary Wilmot

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by David Icke
Snooker Tennent 's UK Professional Championship
STEVE DAVIS has dominated the season so far, and it will be a major surprise if he doesn't take up his allotted place in today's semi-final. Action from both matches. Football
The FA Cup first round, and a round-up of the best of the European action.
Sports Review of the Year
The big night is just over a week away and there are two more contenders to be considered, plus a look at the Overseas Personality Award and the Team Trophy. Television presentation
Snooker KEITH MACKENZIE Producer MARK SCHOFIELD including at
3.00pm News and Weather
3.50-4.00pm News and Weather Regional News and Weather


Introduced By: David Icke
Introduced By: Snooker Tennent
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Producer: Mark Schofield

: Catchword

Anagram: turn rich broad Clue: British actor
(Answer in today's programme!)
Wordsmiths from all over
Britain challenge each other and face Paul Coia and Bryan the computer with his sets of letters.


Unknown: Paul Coia

: Favourite Things

Judi Dench in conversation with Roy Plomley
For his last television interview before he died, Roy visited one of his own favourite actresses, Judi Dench, at her charming home south of London.


Interviewer: Roy Plomley
Interviewee: Judi Dench
Producer: Michael Kerr

: Handmade

The television crafts magazine, presented by Sue Robinson
Forget your saggy old cardigan! This week's Handmade brings you fashion knitwear that stands out from the crowd.
Kay Boyd , who designs highly tailored clothes, discusses the sources of her inspiration and demonstrates the 'intarsia' technique of machine knitting which makes her bold geometric patterns possible.
The programme goes behind the scenes at the Notting Hill Carnival to see the work that goes into making those fabulous costumes, and joins the masqueraders on the big day. In the studio workshop the knitting and embroidery projects continue and toymaker Jeffrey Soane starts making an articulated wooden fish.
Designer MAY EAKIN
Studio director KRISTIN MASON Producer MARY SPRENT
Series producer DICK FOSTER (e)
0 INFO: page 104


Presented By: Sue Robinson
Unknown: Kay Boyd
Unknown: Jeffrey Soane
Director: Kristin Mason

: Food and Drink

: Charlie Chan on Broadway

Starring Warner Oland with Keye Luke

Broadway, a Mecca for big-shot racketeers, shady ladies and prying newspapermen, becomes Charlie Chan's new hunting ground. When a nightclub singer, who has listed the secrets of the underworld in her diary, is murdered and the diary stolen, the Chinese detective swings into characteristically suave action.
Films: page 35


Writer: Charles Belden
Writer: Jerry Cady
Producer: John Stone
Director: Eugene Forde
Charlie Chan: Warner Oland
Lee Chan: Keye Luke
Joan Wendell: Joan Marsh
Murdock: J. Edward Bromberg
Johnny Burke: Douglas Fowley
Insp. Nelson: Harold Huber
Speed Patten: Donald Woods
Billie Bronson: Louise Henry
Marie Collins: Joan Woodbury
Buzz Moran: Leon Ames
Thomas Mitchell: Marc Lawrence
Ling Tse: Tashai Mori
Meeker: Charles Williams
Louis: Eugene Borden

: Bilko: The Colonel Breaks Par

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko

When the opening of the Lucky Luciano Memorial Casino has to be delayed by the cancellation of the colonel's vacation, Bilko enters him in a services golf tournament.


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

: On the House

Pattie Coldwell presents the last of the present series. Rick Ball illuminates the task of fitting a loft light and in Troubleshoot
Harry Greene helps a Glasgow viewer keep warmer and save money by insulating the roof.
There's a feature on designer lighting, timely advice on withstanding the winter and practical present ideas in a Christmas edition of What's in Store.
Series producer STEPHANIE SILK BBC Pebble Mill
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(5 and 6) or £3.50 for whole series (1-6) Cheques/POs to Housefax


Unknown: Rick Ball
Unknown: Harry Greene

: The Friday Beport

A Degree of Change
Oxford is on its academic uppers. With no prospect of an increase in public funds and the Government contemplating a voucher system for students, the university is having to turn to industry and private benefactors for money.
Michael Delahaye reports on the university's American-style appeal campaign and the collaborative deals already set up with some multi-national companies. But who, he asks, will fund the arts subjects in this brash new commercial world? Producer TONY CHAPMAN
(Regional programme - for variations see last column)


Unknown: Michael Delahaye
Producer: Tony Chapman
Producer: Peter Lowe

: Entertainment USA: Corpus Christi, Texas

Introduced by Jonathan King

Corpus Christi on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico recently became better known when it found itself in the path of Hurricane Gilbert. The hurricane missed but the town is still in trouble. The huge oil revenues have gone, the investors with them.
Still, there's a nice harbour and JK goes out at dawn to meet the dolphins, visits
Corpus Christi's answer to Southfork ranch on which lives a banana-eating camel, meets Pia Zadora, Guns N' Roses and gets the freedom of the city on Al Capone's boat.


Presenter: Jonathan King
Interviewee: Pia Zadora
Interviewees: Guns N' Roses
Film Cameraman: Mike Radford
Film Sound: Simon Wilson
Film Editor: Nina Timperi
Videotape Editor: Roger Martin
Producer/Director: Gordon Elsbury

: Arena

Ten Green Bottles
Arena's new season begins with a special anniversary edition and a chance to see again some classic moments from the past ten years.
Dame Edna admits to keen enthusiasm for women in art, William Burroughs demonstrates his stainless steel cobra, Mel Brooks falls over a film crew and Jean Genet interrogates one, Roy Plomley is stranded on his
Desert Island and Bunuel and Bob Marley discourse on God and redemption. Along with contributions from
Orson Welles , Dennis Potter , Tammy Wynette , Dali, the Everly Brothers, Ken Russell and a host of others who have appeared over the decade. Tonight's programme is introduced by Brian Eno , the composer of the Arena signature tune, and guest appearances from
Gerald Scarfe and John Byrne , who painted their own self-portraits, Alexei Sayle , who learned how to steal a Ford
Cortina, and Luck and Flaw, who subjected Mrs Thatcher to some drastic cuts. Film editor DAVID KITSON Producer KATE MEYNELL
Executive producers NIGEL FINCH , ANTHONY WALL
• FEATURE: page 18


Unknown: William Burroughs
Unknown: Mel Brooks
Unknown: Jean Genet
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Bob Marley
Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Tammy Wynette
Unknown: Ken Russell
Introduced By: Brian Eno
Unknown: Gerald Scarfe
Unknown: John Byrne
Unknown: Alexei Sayle
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Editor: David Kitson
Producers: Nigel Finch

: Newsnight

: The Late Show with Clive James

in which two or three well-known people gather around a table to dispense wit, wisdom and ideas.


Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Elaine Bedell

: Weatherview

: Fatal Attractions: Angel Face

Film critic Judith Williamson introduces an atmospheric thriller. Tonight starring Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Herbert Marshall.

Called out when wealthy Mrs Tremayne is found gassed, ambulanceman Frank Jessup encounters her stepdaughter, the spoiled and enigmatic Diane. Fascinated by her, Frank becomes the family chauffeur and is soon involved in a mysterious web of intrigue and murder...
Films: page 35


Presenter: Judith Williamson
Screenplay: Frank Nugent
Screenplay: Oscar Millard
From a story by: Chester Erskine
Produced and directed by: Otto Preminger
Frank: Robert Mitchum
Diane: Jean Simmons
Mary: Mona Freeman
Mr Tremayne: Herbert Marshall
Fred Barrett: Leon Ames
Mrs Tremayne: Barbara O'Neil
Bill: Kenneth Tobey
Arthur: Raymond Greenleaf
Judson: Jim Backus

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