Portknockie to Ben Avon. The Speyside Way
Jimmie Macgregor follows one of Scotland's long-distance footpaths from Spey Bay to Craigellachie and Dufftown. On the way he watches the salmon netters at work and tries his hand at fly-fishing. (R)
Stan and Ollie, two stupendously unsuccessful mousetrap salesmen, celebrate their first sale in Switzerland with a slap-up meal at the Alpen Hotel. When the management refuse to accept payment in Bavarian currency they are set to work in the kitchens.
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Anna Hoepfel Albert:
A Pattern of Building Ludlow, Shropshire
Written and presented by Alec Clifton-Taylor .
Ludlow is probably Alec Clifton-Taylor 's favourite small town.
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by JOCELYN STEVENSON. Mildred's Day Off (R)
Kay Cosserat is now one of Britain's leading knitting designers. This film follows her at work on her winter collection.
Series producer JOHN READ
Producer JULIA MATHESON (R)
Weather followed by The Ritz
A candid look at a day in the life of a grand hotel.
Presented by John Pitman Producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF (R)
Weather followed by Wild World
Birds of Paradox
Flight, to most people, is the essence of being a bird. Yet something like one in a hundred of the world's birds can't fly. Were their ancestors flightless or has flight been abandoned in the course of evolution?
This programme considers the fate and the future of some of the most fascinating birds, including the dodo. Narrated by Barry Paine Produced by DILYS BREESE BBCBristol(R)
Regional News and Weather
1: From Source to Tidal Reach In a series of six programmes Angela Rippon explores this most dramatic and historic of rivers.
Today she travels its course, from the source at Plynlimon down to the ancient city of Gloucester.
Producer PAUL SMITH BBC West (R)
Two years after
Flora Leipman returned home from the Soviet Union, she heard that the brother whom she believed dead for 25 years might also have survived.
The search for Sammy began. Producer VALERIE ATKINSON (R)
in the 25th Century guest stars and Planet of the Slave Girls (2) Written by STEVE GREENBERG
AUBREY SOLOMON , CORY APPLEBAUM Directed by MICHAEL CAFFEY
Brigadier Flash Gordon:
Antoine de Caunes presents the French perspective on rock 'n' roll. Tonight's programme features New Order in Manchester, Nick Cave in Paris and Randy Newman in Los Angeles. Titles JEAN BAPTISTE-MONDINO Director BERNARD faroux Executive producers
ALEX BERGER. TIM NEWMAN
An N B de c Videomusic production DEF II editor JANET STREET-PORTER
Narrated by Chris Serle.
Last June, some 100 cars left Tower Bridge at the start of the 1988 Pirelli Classic
Marathon. It was an attempt to recreate the golden age of rallying featuring Austin-Healeys, Mini Coopers ,
Sunbeams, Jowetts and the great Jaguar XK120s.
A Top Gear team followed the cars and drivers over a week of tough driving through six European countries. Producer TONY RAYNER
Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill
A Top Gear special
A group of young English women caused quite a stir when they drove their Ford V8s across the Western Desert in 1942. The girls formed part of the Hadfield
Spears Mobile Hospital Unit, attached to the Free French Army. British High
Command ordered them out of the battle zone but they were as adept at dodging machine guns as bending the rules. A story of courage and achievement as recalled by the women.
Written and narrated by James Hogg
Film editor DAVE KING
Producer MARYSE ADDISON
The Merchant of Korea Written by KEN LEVINE and DAVID ISAACS
Directed by WILLIAM JURGENSEN (R)
by RICHARD COOPER.
Fifth of eight cases featuring legendary lawyer
Edward Marshall Hall.
Starring Jonathan Hyde with David Bradley
Michael Feast , Terry Taplin. Gun in Hand
A violent struggle, a gun fired twice, and a woman lies dying. Edward Lawrence , a wealthy brewer, is charged with murder. In his dramatic defence. Marshall Hall introduces his celebrated 'scales of justice' act.
Music DUNCAN BROWNE
Videotape editor DEREK ORMAN Costume designer JUANITA WATERSON
Designer ROGER CANN
Producer COLIN TUCKER
Director MATTHEW ROBINSON
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Insp Jack Hill:
Sir Charles Cockrill:
Edward Marshall Hall:
F W Sherwood:
Mr Justice Jelf:
Clerk of the Court:
Narrated by Bob Peck.
How Do I Communicate? Are hair and perfume languages? Is there no bad writing just bad truth? If money talks, what's it saying? Uncertainties samples the new ideas of today's thinkers, boldly goes where few minds have gone before.
Animation STEVE BURRELL and CATTI CALTHROP Music DAVID STEVENS
Written and directed by STEVEN BILLINGER
A DIVERSE PRODUCTION for BBC Elstree
with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick
People, issues and performance in the arts and media. Film directors JOHN BUSH
JAMES RUNCIE. JENNY ABBOTT Producer JAMIE MUIR