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Practically Speaking

: Daytime on Two

• Parents should note that some of 'Daytime on Two' Is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
9.30am Diez Temas 8: Las vacaciones
(e) 9 45am Casebook Scotland Living on a Low Income
In Scotland today 1,690,000 people are living on a low income. What does this mean for just one family? How do you 'live' on a low income?
Producer LAURIE STANLEY (R) (e)
10.05am Look and Read
Fairground. A Piece of Cake! (e) 10 25am Around Scotland The Freedom Machine (2)
10.45am Storytime The Tiger-Skin Rug
11.03am Into Music. Keyboards (e)
11.25am Logo. Sub and Super (e) 11 40am Let's See. Pond Life
MICHAEL SCOTT finds out which creatures live in ponds and becomes involved in finding a new pond for a family of newts, whose pond is threatened by the building of a new road. Director CATHARINE MCFARLANE Editor ISHBEL MACLEAN.
12.00 Maths at Work (3)
12.20pm English File. Ares to Grind The programme looks at the work of two television playwrights DAVID LELAND and ALAN BLEASDALE , featuring extracts from Tales Out of School and Boys from the Blackstuff. Producer BRUCE JAMSON (R) (e)
12.55pm Scene. My Brother David
DAVID SCARBORO - who played Mark Fowler in EastEnders - fell to his death at Beachy Head in April last year. SIMON, his younger brother, presents this tribute featuring David's achievements as a young actor as well as his problems - problems made worse by the way the tabloid press harassed him, printing exaggerations and lies. Editor ROLAND TONGUE Producer ROGER TONGE


Unknown: Diez Temas
Producer: Laurie Stanley
Director: Catharine McFarlane
Editor: Ishbel MacLean.
Unknown: David Leland
Unknown: Alan Bleasdale
Producer: Bruce Jamson
Unknown: David Scarboro
Unknown: Mark Fowler
Producer: Roger Tonge

: Pinny's House

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Philomena

A See-Saw programme (R)

: English Time

2: The Mercury Motorcycles workshop is like a magic cave with Elsie as the magician.


Designer: Cecilia Brereton
Director: Chris Ellis
Erica: Natasha Jones
Elsie: Tim Charrington
Bunny: Steve O'Donnell
Gremlin: Steven Clements
Kermit: Barry Stearn
Auntie Joan: Mary Elliot Nelson
Robert: Jason Kercher
Uncle Peter: Patrick Monckton
Ted Hales: Peter Tuddenham

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. When Dibs hears a message from Gary, he and Cosmo get the wrong end of the stick.
Louise is diabetic and has to have an insulin injection before her birthday tea. Song: Tinga Layo
Studio director SUE ARON
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)

: Weekend Outlook

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by David Icke from the Guild Hall, Preston and featuring:
World Indoor Bowls
Scotland's Hugh Duff begins the defence of his singles trophy this afternoon against Clifford Craig from Ireland.
World Indoor Athletics
The best of the early action from Budapest - there's more to come at 5.30pm.
Steve Rider reports on round one of the British Open Rally Championship - the cartel.
Rugby Union
Unbeaten Scotland take on Ireland tomorrow at
Murrayfield, while England entertain France at
Twickenham. There's a preview of both games.
European Football
A round-up of the first leg quarter-final matches in the three European competitions, including Hearts' UEFA Cup tie against Bayem Munich at Tynecastle.
Plus the afternoon's racing results at 3.05 and 3.45. Television presentation: Bowls KEITH PHILLIPS Rallying BHP
Including at
3.00pm News and Weather


Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: Hugh Duff
Unknown: Clifford Craig
Unknown: Steve Rider
Producer: Mark Schofield

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Holiday 89


: Tennis Legends

for the Fiat Trophy
This unique tournament, involving some of the greatest names from tennis's recent past, comes to a grand climax today with the singles final. And there's a musical look-back at the past two weeks of competition.
Introduced by John Barrett Commentator DAN MASKELL


Introduced By: John Barrett
Commentator: Dan Maskell

: World Bowls

Embassy World Indoor Bowls Championship. Day 1
This year is the inauguration of the brand new format.
Both singles and pairs competitions will run side-by-side during the next nine days, culminating with the pairs final on Saturday
11 March and the singles final on Sunday 12 March.
This afternoon two first-round matches in the singles and pairs competitions are being played, and in this programme the No 2 seeded pairings of Tony Allcock and David Bryant are featured. Their match is the best of five sets and the best of seven ends. Introduced by David Icke.


Unknown: Tony Allcock
Unknown: David Bryant
Introduced By: David Icke.

: International Athletics

World Indoor Championships Live coverage from Budapest of this evening's three finals. In the 60m hurdles, can
Britain's Colin Jackson add a gold medal to the bronze he won two years ago? There's also the women's 60m dash and the men's 200m.
Coverage continues tomorrow on BBC1 and BBC2.
Commentators DAVID COLEMAN
RON PICKERING. STUART STOREY Television presentation MTV, Hungary


Unknown: Colin Jackson
Commentators: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering.
Editor: John Rowlinson

: The Big Money

Ian Carmichael Belinda Lee
Kathleen Harrison Robert Helpmann. When Willie Frith steals a suitcase full of pound notes it's OK by dad, because the whole family are crooks - the snag is, the notes are forgeries! Still that won't stop Willie trying to make crime pay ...
Story and screenplay by JOHN BAINER Directed by JOHN PADDY CARSTAIRS
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Belinda Lee
Unknown: Kathleen Harrison
Unknown: Robert Helpmann.
Unknown: Willie Frith
Unknown: John Bainer
Directed By: John Paddy Carstairs
Willie Frith: Ian Carmichael
Gloria: Belinda Lee
Mrs Frith: Kathleen Harrison
Reverend: Robert Helpmann
Mr Frith: James Hayter
Colonel: George Coulouris
Doreen Frith: Jill Ireland
Bobby: Renee Houston
Bluey: Michael Brennan
Receptionist: Leslie Phillips
Bookmaker: Harold Berens

: Bilko: Bilko Talks in His Sleep

Starring Phil Silvers as Sgt Bilko

Careless talk could cost Bilko more than money when he reveals gambling secrets in his sleep. (R)


Producer: Edward J. Montagne
Director: Aaron Rubin
Director: Al de Caprio
Sgt Bilko: Phil Silvers
Corporal Barbella: Harvey Lembeck
Private Fender: Herbie Faye
Private Doberman: Maurice Gosfield

: Parks in the Valley

Norman Parkinson , an acknowledged master of high-fashion photography, is equally celebrated for his portraits of the rich and the beautiful. But recently Parks, as he likes to be called, agreed to do a pictorial essay on the Thames Valley, showing what has been preserved, what has been destroyed, and what is under threat from often mindless development.
BBC South and East (Elstree) (Regional programme for variations see below)


Unknown: Norman Parkinson

: Gardeners' World

from Derbyshire with Roy Lancaster and John Kelly.
Edith and George Briscoe found themselves responsible for a good garden gone to seed. That was 12 years ago, and they've successfully refurbished it by keeping the best of the original, and creating new planting of their own. Edith specialises in seeds and cuttings, while George is improving the soil and his collection of maples, some difficult to protect over winter. Production assistant CHRISTINE HARDMAN
Producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefaz page 261
0 BOOK: The Gardeners' World handbook from bookshops
0 VIDEO: 'Organic Gardening - an Introduction Book and video available from bookshops, garden centres and BBC Enterprises


Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: John Kelly.
Unknown: George Briscoe
Unknown: Christine Hardman
Producer: John Kenyon

: Arena

Power in the Blood
Ten years ago, Vernon Oxford turned his back on the bright lights of Nashville and a life as a popular country singer, and gave himself to the Lord. Today, he is a gospel preacher in Franklin, Tennessee but his congregation extends beyond his own community in the southern states of America. He takes his mission to his spiritual cousins in Northern Ireland, who share the same fundamentalist Protestant beliefs. Tonight's film follows Oxford from Nashville to Belfast as he pursues his healing mission through the houses of God and of the Devil. He sings his songs of redemption in the streets, the churches and the drinking dens, and finally to the prision officers of the Maze. Power in the Blood is a passionate journey to the heart of the province and reveals a Northern Ireland that remains hidden from the cameras and news reports. Photography DAVID BARKER Editor SE MERRY
Produced and directed by JOHN T. DAVIS
Arena series editors


Unknown: Vernon Oxford
Directed By: John T. Davis
Directed By: Nigel Finch

: Uncertainties

Narrated by Bob Peck
Where Do I Come From?
Were we once lumps of clay? Were we once only five per cent like us? Why are we like TV sets? Uncertainties samples the new ideas of today's thinkers, boldly goes where few minds have gone before and brings you safely back again. Animation


Unknown: Bob Peck
Unknown: Steve Burrell
Producer: Philip Clarke

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: The Late Show with Clive James

A series 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

: World Bowls

Embassy World Indoor Bowls Championship
Featuring another first round match in the singles, between the no 8 seed Roy Cutts , an insurance inspector from Ipswich, and the current World Pairs holder
Ian Schuback from Australia. Introduced by David Icke Commentator DAVID RHYS
Summarisers JOHN BELL


Unknown: Roy Cutts
Unknown: Ian Schuback
Introduced By: David Icke
Commentator: David Rhys
Unknown: Jimmy Davidson
Unknown: Summarisers John Bell
Unknown: Gordon Dunwoodie
Unknown: Mal Hughes
Unknown: David McGill
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Peter Hayward.
Unknown: Huw Joseph
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Prison

starring Doris Svedlund
Birger Malmsten.
The first film in which Ingmar Bergman had a completely free hand, Prison introduces many of the motifs that were to characterise his later work. A man recently released from an asylum proposes a film about hell in everyday life. The writer prefers to research the story of a prostitute.
Written and directed by INGMAR BERGMAN
(A Swedish film with English subtitles. First showing on British television. Black and white)
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Doris Svedlund
Unknown: Birger Malmsten.
Unknown: Ingmar Bergman
Directed By: Ingmar Bergman
Brigitta-Karolina: Doris Svedlund
Tomas: Birger Malmsten
Sofi: Eva Henning
Martin: Hasse Ekman

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