First of three daily Programmes.
Jimmie Macgregor follows
Scotland's first long-distance footpath which runs 95 miles from Milngavie on the outskirts of Glasgow to Fort William at the foot of the Great Glen. Produced and directed by DENNIS 01CK
in The Vagabond
The first of a daily double bill to celebrate the 100th anniversary this month of the birth of silent cinema's comic genius.
Music composed by DENNIS WILSON Written and directed by CHARLIE CHAPUN
Pop Pie a la mode
A chance this week to see again five of the most fascinating finals. The Finals of 1981 from Cilycwm, in Wales.
Introduced by Phil Drabble with Eric Halsall. Brace
THOMAS LONGTON with BeSS and Lassie v GWILYM JONES with Glyn and Queen Singles
RAYMOND MACPHERSON and Tweed v
David BRADY and Meg Producer IAN SMITH (R)
Written and presented by Alec Clifton-Taylor .
2: Whitby, North Yorkshire (R)
A See-Saw programme by JOANNE AND MICHAEL COLE.
Narrated by Patricia Hayes Gran Gliding
Gran flies a kite
Music and lyrics by BRYAN DALY Animation DEREK MOGFORD Designed and directed by IVOR WOOD (R)
Chris discovers that she need never use a vacuum cleaner again.
Narrated by Peter Hawkins Produced by MAURtCE POOLEY
Sixth in a ten-part series for those who love the sea and sailing ships.
The Great Mail Race
For one day each year the Baltic harbours of Grissleham and Storby are transformed. They're taken back to the days when the mail was transported by small open boats across those hostile seas. (R)
Adam McNaughtan has been collecting children's street songs and games for over 20 years and, as he shows in schools in Glasgow,
Aberdeen and Milnathort, playground inventiveness is as vigorous as ever. (R) ('The Collectors: Butterflies at
A series of ten programmes with Bill Hartston. 8: Passed Pawns
Will Tamsin catch the passed pawn?
Producer JILL DAWSON
Weather followed by Indian Summer
Reporters Jeremy James Jeanne La Chard
John Pitman , Jack Pizzey Desmond Wilcox
Jack Pizzey and a Man Alive film team go to the once-fashionable hill resort of Ootacamund in southern India.
Producer philip GEDDES (R)
During the last 12 weeks of 1988, the south of England witnessed the longest journey of one of the biggest loads carried on the roads of Britain. This is the story of the journey and the men who made it possible. Producer JOHN COLEMAN
George Thomson has been collecting butterflies since childhood. This film follows George on one of his expeditions.
Senes producer KEITH ALEXANDER Director mike BARNES (R)
starring Jack Oakie, Milton Berle, Ann Miller, Bob Burns
Harry Miller is a struggling songwriter on the poverty line, until he meets Lester - an aspiring tunesmith who unwittingly composes hit songs in his sleep.
(Black and white)
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The Guardian Angels have 60 chapters operating on the streets and subways of America. Now they can be seen patrolling London's underground and they hope to open chapters in other British cities. Do we need vigilantes patrolling our stations and streets?
Tonight Curtis Sliwa , founder of the Guardian
Angels, and British co-ordinator Dave Edmond are open to question. Presenter
Research PAUL GALLAGHER
Director LIZ SCOTT
Producer DAVID MARTIN BBC Scotland
A look at the career, past and present, of prominent members of the pop establishment with reluctant superstars the Pet Shop Boys. Researcher RORY SHEEHAN Produced and directed by DAVID G. CROIT (R)
Last programme in the series Selling to the Customer with Miriam O'Reilly and Martin Young.
Can schools and colleges be marketed like different brands of washing powder? Should places ofeducation be more like businesses - concerned with marketing their services and competing for potential customers?
The Education Programme looks at how marketing is being used by Henley College, Coventry, and Ryeish Green School, Berkshire, and asks whether market forces and education mix.
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS Producer MARY FOURT (e)
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The Canal in the Jungle
In 1881, the Panama Canal was a snake-infested forest and swamp, harbouring yellow fever and malaria, with sawgrass that shredded skin like a razor.
Of the half-million workers who toiled for decades to create this new wonder of the world, 28,000 died.
Today the canal carries 12,000 ships a year. But its future is threatened, because of damage to the rain forest on which Panama depends for its life-blood....
Narrated by Paul Vaughan A sensationally interesting tale
Produced for WGBH Boston by CARL CHARLSON
Adapted for BBCtv by SUSAN SPINDLER (R)
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Frank Staplin , a L likeable, successful 38-M year-old businessman, finds himself in a waking nightmare when he becomes the chief suspect in a child murder case. Circumstantial evidence, coincidence and hasty assumptions seem to prove he is the 'Golden Girl Killer'. Frank knows he's innocent but, with the police against him and an unscrupulous television news team snapping at his heels, time is running out....
Frank Staplin. ....mike FARRELL
Written by DOUGLAS GRAHAM Produced by STEVE TISCH and JON AVNET Directed by NOEL BLACK
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Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with the day's top stories and the background on events making the news at home and abroad.
With international reports by DAVID SELLS,
GAVTN ESLER and JULIAN O'HALLORAN Directors JOHN WILKINSON , VICTOR MELLANEY and PETER DAY
Deputy editor NIGEL CHAPMAN Editor JOHN MORRISON
This week's presenters are Sarah Dunant ,
Waldermar Januszczak and Tracey MacLeod
The topical arts and media programme reports on issues and performances.
Producer CHARLES MILLER
Executive producer KEVIN LOADER Editor MICHAEL JACKSON
Arts Foundation Course
Composer and Audience: Tippett and Sondheim
SIR MICHAEL TIPPETT and STEPHEN SONDHEIM explain how they go about the process of composition.
They go on to discuss how far what they compose is affected by an audience.
Producer TONY COE (R)