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: Daytime on Two

9.30am Diez Temas 2: La familia
9.45am Casebook Scotland Getting It Made
MARGO MACDONALD looks at companies which are surviving and thriving in the current difficult economic climate. Producer ALLAN JACK (R) (e)
10.05am Look and Read Fairground
Comings and Goings
(e) 10 25am Around Scotland
Energy Goes Round and Round (e)
10.45am Storytime ALostMitten
11.03am Into Music Putting on a Musical Lost and Found
11.25am Wondermaths (12)
11.40am Let's See Up with the Lark
12.00 Job Bank Keyboard Skills
12.20pm English File
Poetry. Pain and Pleasure: The Seduction
The Seduction by EILEEN MCAULEY , was the winning poem among over 73,000 entries to the 1986 Young Observer
Poetry Competition. The poem is a cool, dramatic treatment of seduction and loss of innocence, and shows that poetry can deal with the realities of modern teenage life. Producer CHRIS ELLIS (R) (e)
12.55pm Scene
Grandad Gone Daft


Unknown: Diez Temas
Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Producer: Allan Jack
Unknown: Eileen McAuley
Producer: Chris Ellis

: Pie in the Sky

A See-Saw programme. (R)

: English Time

Tealeaf on the Roof
A two-part transmission of the book by JEAN URE .
1: As soon as school breaks up, Alistair starts grappling with armed criminals and diving into burning buildings. Fat chance of that in Tettiscome Terrace.
Director CHRIS ELLIS (R) (e)


Book By: Jean Ure
Producer: Morton Surguy
Director: Chris Ellis
Sergeant: Jim Dunk
Alistair: Jean Marc Perret
Dorothy: Polly Maberly
Porky: Ben Davis
Spikanspan: Robert Polley
William: Ben Griffith
Gavin: David Troughton
Jogger: Robin Hayter
Chalky: Nick Bartlett
Sue: Valerie Holliman
Charlotte: Naomie Harris
Geraldine: Rochelle Gadd
Mash: Shvetu Manek
Mrs Richardson: Marsha Millar
Detective: Richard Wilkes

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
Cosmo and Dibs feel left out when Jeni's new friend visits the market.
Book: Wait and See by TONY BRADMAN and EILEEN BROWNE.
Presenter Jeni Barnett with Jim Bywater.


Unknown: Tony Bradman
Unknown: Eileen Browne.
Presenter: Jeni Barnett
Unknown: Jim Bywater.
Producer: Nicci Crowther

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by David Icke
Rugby Union
It's the start of the Five Nations Championship tomorrow - a look ahead to Scotland v Wales, and Ireland v France.
Preview 89
Another busy year of sporting action ahead on BBCtv including the battle for the Ryder Cup, England's fight for the Ashes, and all the excitement and drama of the FA Cup. Cricket
The TCCB met yesterday to finalise plans for next week's crucial ICC meeting at Lord's, which could decide England's future in test cricket.
Plus a roundup of ice-skating and football.
Producer MARK SCHOFIELD including at


Introduced By: David Icke
Producer: Mark Schofield

: Holiday 89

(Shown yesterday at 8. 00pm on BBC

: Catchword

Anagram: a key chart Clue: Author
(Answer in today's programme!)

: Children Talking: Going to the Moon

Gerald Harrison asked children from the Bolton and Nelson areas of Lancashire about going to the moon.
"They say it's a green cheese, but I don't think it is by its colour anyway".


Interviewer: Gerald Harrison
Producer: Bob Mozley

: Crooks in Cloisters

starring Ronald Fraser Barbara Windsor.
What better place to hide than a monastery on an island off the Cornish coast for a gang of crooks who want to lie low when things get too hot? The gang soon change their habits as they find monastic life a good substitute for a life of crime.
Screenplay by T J. MORRISON and MIKE WATTS
Produced by GORDON L. T. SCOTT Directed by JEREMY SUMMERS
• FILMS: page 14


Unknown: Ronald Fraser
Unknown: Barbara Windsor.
Unknown: T J. Morrison
Unknown: Mike Watts
Produced By: Gordon L. T. Scott
Directed By: Jeremy Summers
Walt: Ronald Fraser
Bikini: Barbara Windsor
Lorenzo: Gregolre Aslan
Squirts: Bernard Cribbins
Specs: Davy Kaye
Willy: Melvyn Hayes
Phineas: Wilfrid Brambell
Fr Septimus: Joseph O'Conor
Br Lucius: Corin Redgrave
June: Francesca Annis
Lady Florence: Patricia Laffan
Mungo: Alister Williamson

: Bilko

Phil Silvers as Sgt Bilko in Bilko Double Life.
With creditors on his heels,
Bilko takes a trip to New York, just when his millionaire double arrives in Roseville! Produced by NAT HIKEN Directed by AL DE CAPRIO (R)


Unknown: Phil Silvers
Unknown: Sgt Bilko
Produced By: Nat Hiken
Directed By: Al De Caprio

: 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. Lettice Cooper interviewed by Anne Karpf. Novelist Lettice Cooper has been writing for more than 60 years. She was highly accliimed in the 1930s but has been curiously neglected since the war. However, in celebration of her 90th birthday last year several of her novels were republished and have been selling well. Film editor LIZ TENNENT Producer JILL DAWSON
(Regional programme - for details seebelow)


Unknown: Lettice Cooper
Interviewed By: Anne Karpf.
Unknown: Lettice Cooper
Producer: Jill Dawson

: Wildlife Showcase

A series of programmes featuring natural history films from other countries. Symphony of Magic
Orchids are the harlots of the plant world - offering sex to insects in return for the favour of pollination.
DORON HIRSHBERG , a young Israeli naturalist, captures many such intimate moments in the lives of wild orchids which bloom in profusion in the Middle Eastern countryside. This, his first film, took seven years to make on Super-8 equipment. Photographed, directed and produced by DORON HIRSHBERG Presented for BBCtv by GEORGE INGER BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Doron Hirshberg
Produced By: Doron Hirshberg
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


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

: Arena

Byrne About Byrne
In this diverse and inventive autobiography, John Byrne , playwright and painter, takes you from his youth, through his art school years to the period of his stage and television plays, and on to his death sometime in the future. Accompanying him is
Robbie Coltrane as himself and as a shamus invented by Byrne to recover a missing portrait, who discovers there are as many aspects to the author as there are actors playing him.
Written and directed by JOHN BYRNE ABBC Scotland/Arena production (R)


Unknown: John Byrne
Unknown: Robbie Coltrane
Editors: Nigel Finch
Editors: Anthony Wall
Directed By: John Byrne
Detective/Himeself: Robbie Coltrane
Phil McCann/Young Byrne: Stuart Davids
Spanky Farrell: Robert Carlysle
Hector McKenzie: William Blair
Gunman: Alastair Galbraith
Little Byrne: William Buchanan
Singer: Ewen Duncan
Mother: Juliet Cadzow
Father/F S McDade: Bill Paterson
'Usherette/backing vocals: Katy Murphy
Waitress/backing vocals: Muriel Gray
Collector: Ralph Riach
Bride: Kate Donnelly
Cartwheel doll: Jacqueline Anderson
Eddie Clockerty: Richard Wilson

: Newsnight

Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with international reports by DAVID SELLS, CHARLES WHEELER , GAVIN ESLER and JULIAN O'HALLORAN.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran.

: The Late Show with Clive James

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


Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Elaine Bedell

: Weatherview

: Wives - Ten Years After

starring Froydis Armand, Katja Medboe, Anne-Marie Ottersen.
In 1975, Anja Breien, inspired by John Cassavetes's film Husbands, made Wives, the mischievous tale of three women who went off on a spree to Copenhagen. Ten years later, the three women meet up again and compare their lives and experiences with men. Shaking off responsibilities, they take off for a merry Christmas in Malmo. Wives - Ten Years After is a caustic comedy, taking a frank look at marriage Scandinavian-style.
Screenplay by Anja Breien and Knut Faldbakken in collaboration with the cast.
(A Norwegian film with English subtitles. First showing on British television)
* FILMS: page 14


Screenplay: Anja Breien
Screenplay: Knut Faldbakken
Producer: Bente Erichsen
Director: Anja Breien
Heidrun: Froydis Armand
Kaja: Katja Medboe
Mie: Anne-Marie Ottersen
Jens: Henrik Scheele
Kristian: Per Frisch
Jostein: Jon Eikemo
Ahlsen: Brasse Brannstrom

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