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: Daytime on Two

9.30am New Series Diez Temas
1:Information personal
(e)
9.45am Casebook Scotland A Job for Life?
MARGO MACDONALD traces recent changes in Scotland's industrial structure and examines how the jobs market has been affected by these. Producer KATE KINNINMONT (R)
10.05am Look and Read Fairground
Trouble in the Tea Leaves
(e)
10.25am Around Scotland Winter Visitors
(e)
10.45am Storytime: Footprints (e)
11.03am Into Music Putting on a Musical Getting Ready
(e)
11.25 Wondermaths (11)
(e)
11.40am Let's See
The Four Seasons: Winter (e)
12.00 Job Bank Hospital Work
(e)
12.20pm English File Romantic Fiction
Is romantic fiction a harmless form of escapism, or can it be addictive and produce a distorted view of love?
A film shown first in the series General Studies.
Producer BRUCE JAMSON (R) (e)
12.55pm Scene
Young Hungarians
'I imagine English youth might think that Hungary is a country of horse-riding and goulash parties. We are famous as a horse-riding nation but that was a long time ago.'
NICK THORPE , journalist and BBC correspondent in Budapest, presents his personal view of youth in Hungary. Series producer ROGER TONGE
Producer SUE ARON
(e)

Contributors

Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Producer: Bruce Jamson
Unknown: Nick Thorpe
Producer: Roger Tonge
Producer: Sue Aron

: Pie in the Sky

A See-Saw programme. (R)

: Walrus

'If You Were Me....' 1: Calling the Tune
Wayne is confident of winning the school talent contest - but Danny's clarinet playing lands him with a cash flow problem.
Written by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL Producer SUE WEEKS (e)

Contributors

Written By: Christopher Russell
Producer: Sue Weeks
Wayne East: Roy Agyemang
Danny: Craig Whitney
Emma Clark: Joanne Palmer
Barry Clark: Sam Curtis
Sharmaine: Deborah Harper
Lee: Nicholas Pickard
Mrs Noyce: Gabrielle Glaister
Mr Clark: Christian Rodska
Mrs Clark: Jessica Turner

: News Weather followed by You and Me

A series for 4-and 5-year-olds. Dibs finds a good way to alter Jeni's bad moods.
Book: Maggie and the Monster by ELIZABETH WINTHROP. Presenter Jeni Barnett
Animation ALAN ROGERS and PETER LANG
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (e)

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Winthrop.
Presenter: Jeni Barnett
Unknown: Alan Rogers
Unknown: Peter Lang
Producer: Nicci Crowther

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by David Icke. Darts
The best of the action from the quarter-finals of this year's world championships, with Bob Anderson attempting to retain his title. Rallying
Coverage of the early rounds of the world rally championships throughout the spring - Sweden is the venue for round one. Football
A comprehensive round-up of the week's third round FA
Cup ties. Plus the news of the Sunlife Diving Cup. Television presentation: Darts KEITH PHILLIPS Rallying BHP SPORT
Producer MARK SCHOFIELD including at
3.00pm News and Weather

Contributors

Introduced By: David Icke.
Unknown: Bob Anderson
Producer: Mark Schofield

: Catchword

BBC2s popular brain-teaser. Anagram: r.b.nib wrote rong? Clue: Poet
(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.

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Coia

: The Pop Shop

Pawnbroking, once associated with poverty and hardship, is making a comeback in today's affluent society. But the new-style business is very different from the old Victorian 'pop-shop'.
Diane Kemp discovers that, in the world of credit cards and bank loans, more and more families are hocking everything from the hi-fi to the sports car.
Producer JOHN W.TAYLOR

Contributors

Unknown: Diane Kemp
Producer: John W.Taylor

: Handmade

The television craft magazine, presented by Sue Robinson.
Paper: a familiar but underrated medium, according to paper artist, Paul Johnson. He firmly believes that you don't need to be a genius to work wonders with paper, and his colourful creations exploring the extraordinary dimensions of this very ordinary material neatly prove the point. Meanwhile at the Shipley Art Gallery in Gateshead, Helen Joseph reveals the versatility of the art of quilting with an exhibition ranging from the severely traditional to the boldly experimental.
In the studio workshop, Bruce Robinson adds the final touches to his newly-bound book and Charlotte Gerlings completes her Edwardian family of miniature porcelain dolls. Designer MARK KEBBY
Studio director KRISTIN MASON
Producer MARY SPRENT
Series producer DICK FOSTER (e)

Contributors

Presented By: Sue Robinson.
Artist: Paul Johnson.
Unknown: Helen Joseph
Unknown: Bruce Robinson
Unknown: Charlotte Gerlings
Designer: Mark Kebby
Director: Kristin Mason
Producer: Mary Sprent
Producer: Dick Foster

: Holiday 89

Ceefax subtitles.

: Wonderful Country

starring
Robert Mitchum Julie London Gary Merrill
Pedro Armendariz. Martin Brady , a gunman wanted in the US for the killing of his father's murderer, crosses the Rio Grande on a gun-running mission to Texas. An unlucky accident forces him to stay put for two months and leads to him joining the famous Texas Rangers. Robert Mitchum stars in this exciting Western.
Screenplay by ROBERT ARDREY Based on the novel by TOM LEA Produced by CHESTER ERSKINE Directed by ROBERT PARRISH
0 FILMS: page 20

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Julie London
Unknown: Gary Merrill
Unknown: Pedro Armendariz.
Unknown: Martin Brady
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Robert Ardrey
Novel By: Tom Lea
Produced By: Chester Erskine
Directed By: Robert Parrish
Martin Brady: Robert Mitchum
Ellen Colton: Julie London
Major Colton: Gary Merrill
Cipriano Castro: Pedro Armendariz
Travis Hight: Jack Oakie
Capt Rucker: Albert Dekker
Doc Stovall: Charles McGraw

: Bilko: Bilko's Valentine

[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sgt Bilko

It's bluff and double bluff when Joan threatens to leave the army because Bilko forgets Valentine's Day. (R)

Contributors

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

: Women of Our Century

A series about six remarkable women born at the beginning of this century in an age when it was difficult for them to fulfil their talents.
The Hon Miriam Rothschild interviewed by Polly Toynbee. Throughout her life the Hon Miriam Rothschild, Commander of the British
Empire, Fellow of the Royal Society, has been consumed by a passion for natural history. She had no formal education but has been honoured by universities and scientific institutions throughout the world.
An indomitable and public-spirited campaigner, she cares deeply about life - people, plants and animals. Film editor BRENDA PHILUPS Producer JILL DAWSON

Contributors

Unknown: Miriam Rothschild
Interviewed By: Polly Toynbee.
Editor: Brenda Philups
Producer: Jill Dawson

: Wildlife Showcase

Wildlife of the River Valley There is more to Australian wildlife than kangeroos and koalas. Phil Simon , an award-winning wildlife cameraman, has taken a detailed look at the Bellinger a River Valley between Sydney and Brisbane.
Directed and photographed by PHIL SIMON ° Presented for BBCtv by o GEORGE INGER 0 BBC Bristol (R)
If CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Phil Simon
Unknown: Phil Simon
Unknown: George Inger

: A Bit of Fry and Laurie

by and with Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.
Three hours of interrupted viewing pleasure, handily divided into six stylish, convenient, bite-sized programmes, that say much more about you than the clothes you eat. With Deborah Norton as everyone else. Sound KEITH GUNN
Lighting DUNCAN BROWN
Designer VICTOR MEREDITH Producer ROGER ORDISH
0 FEATURE: page 11

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Hugh Laurie.
Unknown: Deborah Norton
Unknown: Duncan Brown
Designer: Victor Meredith
Producer: Roger Ordish

: Arena

Blackpool
With more visitors than the whole of Greece and more holiday beds than Portugal, Blackpool is Europe's most successful holiday resort. Growing to prominence in the Industrial Revolution it was a town 'built for fun'. Arena takes a look at this town, famous for its Tower, illuminations, formidable landladies and party political conferences. Exploring the British at work and play we visit the nightclubs, clairvoyants, politicians and guesthouses.
Forty-two members of the George Formby Society playing musical tribute to their hero, memory man Tom Moreton , John Cole ,
Tony Benn , Norman Tebbit , Paul Theroux and a 50s' film star retracing her past are all beside the seaside. Film cameraman JOHN DALY Film editor GUY CROSSMAN
Director CHARLES PATTINSON Series editors NIGEL FINCH and ANTHONY WALL

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Moreton
Unknown: John Cole
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Norman Tebbit
Unknown: Paul Theroux
Unknown: John Daly
Director: Charles Pattinson
Editors: Nigel Finch

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: World Darts

Embassy World Professional Championship from the Lakeside Country Club. The climax of nine days of highly competitive darts will soon be reached as the two semi-finals are staged this evening. The winners are certain of earning £10,000 each and a crack at the title tomorrow, while the losers have to satisfy themselves with £5,000.
Introduced by Tony Gubba Commentators
SID WADDELL. TONY GREEN Television presentation
KEITH MACKENZIE , PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH PHILLIPS

Contributors

Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Sid Waddell.
Unknown: Tony Green
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Peter Hayward
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Henri

Starring Eric Brisebois. Henri is a 15-year-old adolescent, determined to hold the family together after his mother's death. He is the butt of classroom pranks and constantly in trouble with his headmaster. Henri escapes from his problems by training for the town's annual cross-country run. Henri, a prize-winner at the 1987 Berlin Film Festival, was filmed in autumnal Quebec.
FILMS: page 20

Contributors

Screenplay: Jacques Jacob
Producer: Claude Bonin
Director: Francois Labonte
Henri: Eric Brisebois
Joseph: Jacques Godin
Jeanne Painchaud: Marthe Turgeon
Roch Chabot: Claude Gauthier
Raoul Martineau: Yvan Ponton
Lilianne: Lucie Laurier
Begin: Julian Pouun
Dr Lamarre: K'M Yaroshfvskaya








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