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: Daytime on Two

9.30am Inset
Modem Languages
The communicative classroom. A film using material first shown in The Education Programme about the language teaching methods employed in Lord Grey School in Bletchley, Bucks.
Producer TERRY DOYLE (e)
10.00am Treffpunkt: Osterreich Studio Murz-Schuler machen Programm
How to get your own radio show on air. (R) (e)
10.15am Look and Read Badger Girl
Stripey the Superbadger Mick and the children have a go at saving the ponies. Written by ANDREW DAVIES
Producer SUSAN PATON (R) (e)
10.40am Investigating Science And the Forecast Is ... Predicting the weather Red Sky at Night?
How reliable is weather lore? Producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (e)
11.00am Watch
Clothes. Dressing Up (R) (e)
11.18am Wondermaths
10: The spaceship Investigator enters the sea of reflections... Written by COLIN DAVIS Series producer
11.35am Making History
Local Studies. The Countryside How to trace the history of your area back to the Iron Age. Producer JILL SHEPPARD (R) (e)
12.00 Why? Because
What Do They Believe?
A look at the Aborigines. Producer SUE WEEKS (R) (e)
12.20pm Science Topics Relationships
Producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
12.40pm Past Thirteen
Choices in the Third Year Your Child's Choice (R) (e)
1.00pm Deutsch direkt!
A series of 20 programmes
10: Wiirzburg is the principal city of Franconia, where white wine is produced.
Book £6. 95, three cassettes £4. 95 each and Notes for Teachers are available from bookshops.


Producer: Terry Doyle
Unknown: Superbadger Mick
Written By: Andrew Davies
Producer: Susan Paton
Producer: Robin Gwyn
Written By: Colin Davis
Unknown: David Scott Cowan
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: Hanni Vanhaiden
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini

: King Rollo

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Animal Fair

with Don Spencer
Music director JONATHAN COHEN Percussion WILL HILL
Assistant producer ANNE DENEHY Production BARBARA RODDAM (R)


Unknown: Don Spencer
Director: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Woodwind Martin Frith

: Home Ground

5: Towns and Cities
A journey with naturalist Lionel Kelleway through parks and city street? Producer JACK KING BBC Wales (R) (e)


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Jeni Barnett helps Cosmo find a hat to fit Dibs.
Book: Emma and the Measles (R) (e)


Unknown: Jeni Barnett

: See Hear!

: Under Sail

Lome Leader
At 96 years old, Lorne Leader , an 80-foot Brixham sailing trawler, is still making a living for her skipper, Donald Hind.
Narrator Tom Salmon Producer COLIN ROSE
Series producer BRIAN HAWKINS (e)


Unknown: Lorne Leader
Narrator: Donald Hind.
Producer: Brian Hawkins

: News

Weather followed by The World About Us
The Cree Way
To most Canadians the James Bay Territory is a wilderness. But to Geordie Georgekish and the other
Cree Indians who live there it is a garden. A garden where they are struggling to maintain their way of life. Narrator Colin Blakely Producer GEOFF DUNLOP (R)


Unknown: James Bay Territory
Unknown: Cree Indians
Narrator: Colin Blakely
Producer: Geoff Dunlop

: Catchword

Wordsmiths from all over Britain face Paul Coia and Bryan the computer. Designer PETE RINALDI Research ANNE MUIR
Director JUSTIN c. ADAMS Producer LESLIE MITCHELL BBC Scotland


Unknown: Paul Coia
Designer: Pete Rinaldi
Designer: Research Anne Muir
Unknown: Alison Christison
Director: Justin C. Adams
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: The Bike Brothers

For 50 years, Jack, Ken and Norman Taylor have worked together making specialist hand-built bikes. Today they reminisce about their years competing in the Tour of Britain, their early attempts at frame building and reflect on a craft business that is thriving on virtually no technology.
Narrator Eric Robson Producer RICHARD ELSE BBC Newcastle (R)


Unknown: Norman Taylor
Narrator: Eric Robson
Producer: Richard Else

: Advice Shop

Presented by Hugh Scully and Helen Madden This week:
Steel-Framed Houses
The dilemma of 20,000 former council tenants who've bought houses they now cannot sell because of claims that they're 'defective'. Advice Shop talks to residents of a Nottingham estate about their fight for government compensation.
And a look at how new social security rules will affect people on invalidity pension. Plus advice for young victims of a secret addiction - fruit machine gambling.
Series editor CHRIS LENT (e)
For a set of programme notes, send a 14p sae to: [address removed]


Presented By: Hugh Scully
Presented By: Helen Madden

: Gardeners' World

from Glyndebourne with Clay Jones and Geoff Hamilton Production assistant SAMANTHA BOTTRILL
Producer PHILIP FRANKLIN BBC Pebble Mill (R)
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Producer: Philip Franklin

: The Tuesday Western: Apache

I starring
Burt Lancaster with Jean Peters
With the surrender of Geronimo, the spirit of the warlike Apache tribe seems to have been broken at last. But one lone warrior, Massai, determines to fight on against all odds.
Robert Aldrich 's exciting film is one of the more serious portraits of the American Indian made during the 50s.
Screenplay by JAMES R. WEBB
Based on the novel Bronco Apache by PAUL I. WELLMAN
● FILMS: page 31


Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Unknown: Jean Peters
Unknown: Robert Aldrich
Unknown: James R. Webb
Unknown: Paul I. Wellman
Produced By: Harold Hecht
Directed By: Robert Aldrich
Massai: Burt Lancaster
Nalinle: Jean Peters
Al Sieber: John McIntire
Hondo: Charles Buckinski
Weddle: John Dehner
Santos: Paul Guilfoyle
Clagg: Ian MacDonald

: The Rock and Roll Years

The news: the nation votes in two general elections.
The music: Golden Earring
Stevie Wonder, Sparks, Elton John , Hues Corporation
Rolling Stones, Roxy Music Videotape editor COLLO CAULTON Producer SUE GAGAN


Unknown: Elton John

: Prisoners of Conscience

In this series of portraits of people jailed for their beliefs, the story of tonight's prisoner is presented by Lord Callaghan.

: The Train Now Departing

Third of six programmes The Holiday Line
Just after the Second World War, the train journey from Waterloo to Exmouth was an expedition, taking the best part of a day. As a child, railway enthusiast
Barry Smith used to make the trip on the 'Ace' - the Atlantic
Coast Express. This Summer, he went back down the line from Waterloo in search of the memories of those childhood days. Written and narrated by Anthony Smith Photography NICK LERA Sound BOB WEBBER
Film editor SUE OUTLAW
Producer BRIAN HAWKINS. BBCBristol


Unknown: Barry Smith
Producer: Brian Hawkins.

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly Michael Barry and Jill Goolden
Taste: Egon Ronay says 'Bring back hanging!' - hanging of game and beef that is. Why sacrifice flavour for freshness asks
Egon Ronay in a personal report. Tasty: 'Boring old mince again' - but does it have to be? Food and Drink has three magical mince recipes from around the world.
Tasting: Oz Clarke joins the team to pick Christmas wines ... if you bought last week's wine you can taste live with the programme.
Studio director PHIL CHILVERS Producer PETER BAZALGETTE A BAZAL production for BBCtv For a factsheet send a cheque or postal order for 60p (made payable to BSS) to: [address removed]. Details on Ceefax page 288.


Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden
Unknown: Egon Ronay
Unknown: Egon Ronay
Directors: Mike Casey
Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: Now Something Else

(One More Time)
First of two programmes Moments of mirth and music from series one.
Featuring Rory Bremner with Ann Bryson ,
Sara Crowe , John Dowie , Jeremy Hardy , Steve Steen ,
Jim Sweeney and Steve Nallon Written by IAN BROWN. JOHN LANGDON JEREMY HARDY
Producer BILL WILSON (R) revised


Unknown: Rory Bremner
Unknown: Ann Bryson
Unknown: Sara Crowe
Unknown: John Dowie
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Steve Steen
Unknown: Jim Sweeney
Unknown: Steve Nallon
Written By: Ian Brown.
Written By: John Langdon
Written By: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Nick Revell.
Unknown: Pete Sinclair
Director: Marcus Mortimer
Producer: Bill Wilson

: The Mind Machine

A series of 13 programmes
Presented by Colin Blakemore 10: Portrait in Blue
Colin Blakemore and his wife Andree return to the scene of Vincent van Gogh 's tragic suicide to explore the depression that has also blighted Andree's life. The disorder disrupts the lives of one person in four, but does it also bring creative benefits? Behind its black cloud lies a chemical imbalance that can be reduced by drugs, ECT or even conversation. Faulty genes transmit the disease from one generation to the next - a recent discovery that offers new hope.
Executive editor RICHARD HUTTON Film editor CHRIS BEZANT
Series producer MARTIN FREETH
Co-produced with WNET New York


Presented By: Colin Blakemore
Unknown: Colin Blakemore
Unknown: Vincent van Gogh
Editor: Richard Hutton
Producer: Martin Freeth

: Building Sights

Sixth of eight programmes Personal reflections on the best of 20th-century architecture in Britain.
'I can't think of a better start for a young artist than to work in a building which is in fact a masterpiece.' Artist Bruce McLean attended Saturday morning classes at the Glasgow School of Art from the age of 6, and went on to study there in the 1960s. But it is only recently says McLean, that he has realised the influence Charles Rennie Mackintosh 's building (1897-1909) had on him. Producer CLARE PATERSON Director PAUL TICKELL


Artist: Bruce McLean
Unknown: Charles Rennie MacKintosh
Producer: Clare Paterson
Director: Paul Tickell

: Newsnight

Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


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

: The Val Lewton Season: I Walked with a Zombie

The third in a short season of films from the special RKO production unit headed by Val Lewton. Starring
Tom Conway
Frances Dee , James Ellison
Betsy comes to the Caribbean island of St Sebastian to care for the invalid
Jessica Holland. But she is soon enmeshed in the sombre web of guilt and jealousy which surrounds Jessica's husband
Paul ...
Screenplay by CURT SIODMAK and ARDEL WRAY Produced by VAL LEWTON
0 IN THE PICTURE: page 31


Unknown: Val Lewton.
Unknown: Tom Conway
Unknown: Frances Dee
Unknown: James Ellison
Unknown: Jessica Holland.
Play By: Curt Siodmak
Produced By: Val Lewton
Directed By: Jacques Tourneur
Paul Holland: Tom Conway
Betsy: Frances Dee
Wesley Rand: James Ellison
Mrs Rand: Edith Barrett
Jessica: Christine Gordon
Dr Maxwell: James Bell
Clement: Richard Abrams
Alma: Teresa Harris
Calypso singer: Sir Lancelot

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