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: Open University

Social Integration: Family Comedy

: Castles of Scotland

Written and presented by Ian Grimble
Craigievar Castle
Among the castles of Mar, Craigievar owes its unique fascination to the fact that it has been preserved intact, almost exactly as it was designed early in the 17th century.
Its builder is descended from the medieval Forbes barons, but he earned himself the name Danzig Willie , as one of Scotland's earliest merchant princes.
Produced by BARRY TOOVEY


Presented By: Ian Grimble
Unknown: Danzig Willie
Produced By: Barry Toovey

: Farrell's Travels

First of two programmes on how people spend the weekend.
Nigel Farrell meets people who aren't content to spend the weekend mowing the lawn, walking the dog or pottering around the vegetable patch. (R)
(Part 2 tomorrow at 10.20am)


Unknown: Nigel Farrell

: Cricket: Third Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v Australia from Edgbaston. First day.
Tony Lewis with coverage of the morning's play. Commentators
Television presentation
* SPOR TSLINE: for live commentary from Edgbaston dial
[number removed]: calls cost 38p per minute (peak), 25p (off-peak).


Unknown: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jack Bannister
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Alan Knott
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: Town Portraits

Morpeth, Northumberland with John Grundy
A comfortable market town that still reveals its medieval shape of houses and burgage strips. John Grundy points to the many small details that make this town a fascinating place to explore on foot. Producer PAUL PAXTON BBC Newcastle (R)


Unknown: John Grundy
Unknown: John Grundy
Producer: Paul Paxton

: Pinny's House

Pinny and the Bird by PETER FIRMIN
When a bird mistakes Pinny for a twig, she has to find a way to escape from its nest. Directed and animated by OLIVER POSTGATE (R)


Unknown: Peter Firmin

: Bric-a-Brac

with Brian Cant. (R)


Shopkeeper: Brian Cant
Director: Nick Wilson
Producer: Michael Cole

: Cricket and Tennis

Cricket: Third Test
Comhill Insurance Test Series England v Australia from Edgbaston
. Tony Lewis introduces live coverage. Wimbledon 89 Introduced by Harry Carpenter
Further live coverage of the ladies' singles semi-finals.
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES: tennis only including at
2.00pm and 3.00pm News and Weather


Introduces: . Tony Lewis
Introduced By: Harry Carpenter

: Connoisseur

Game 7
Where was a dinosaur built in the 1850s? asks Bamber Gascoigne in the first semi-final to discover the Connoisseur of 1989. The contestants who have won through are:
Peter Boughton from Chester Mike Catto from Belfast James Holloway from Edinburgh Adrian Sumner from Northwich, Cheshire
Series devised and questions set by BAMBER GASCOIGNE
Producer JONATHAN WRIGHT MILLER A HAWKSHEAD production for BBCtv Answers to quiz:
1: The Countess of Shrewsbury, known as 'Bess of Hardwick'. The house is Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire. 2: Ellen Terry , by George Frederic Watts. 3: Queen Victoria.
4: Ophelia, by John Everett Millais. * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Bamber Gascoigne
Unknown: Peter Boughton
Unknown: Mike Catto
Unknown: James Holloway
Unknown: Adrian Sumner
Unknown: Bamber Gascoigne
Director: Roy Chapman
Producer: Jonathan Wright Miller
Unknown: Hardwick Hall
Unknown: Ellen Terry
Unknown: George Frederic Watts.
Unknown: John Everett Millais.

: Europeans

Gypsies with Chantal Cuer Gypsies have clung tenaciously to their traditions and culture during centuries of wandering. A nation without a homeland, their treatment varies greatly across Europe. Chantal Cuer discusses European television extracts with Juan de Dios Ramirez-Heredia , tne first Gypsy member of the European Parliament. Assistant producers
Series producer FIONA PITCHER (e)


Unknown: Juan de Dios Ramirez-Heredia
Unknown: Joyce Hannah
Producer: Jonathan Drori

: The State of Democracy

A series of five programmes. Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby
3: Secure in the Knowledge ...Can we trust the government to decide what we should be allowed to know?
To many it is absurd to talk of any serious threat to free speech in Britain. Real Lives, Zircon, My
Country Right or Wrong and Spycatcher have one thing in common; they were all eventually published or broadcast. But in many
Western democracies there is a positive right of access to all but the most sensitive of official information. Why is Britain so different?
Sir Frank Cooper , former
Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, Andrew Neil , editor of the Sunday
Times and Des Wilson of the Freedom of Information Campaign discuss with Jonathan Dimbleby the proper role of the media in a democracy.
Designer JAN spoczYNSKi Film director JAMES BURGE Director ROB HOPKIN
Series producer SAM ORGAN Editors


Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Sir Frank Cooper
Unknown: Andrew Neil
Unknown: Des Wilson
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Director: James Burge
Director: Rob Hopkin
Unknown: Ritchie Cogan

: The Travel Show

Presented by Penny Junor with reports from
John Thirlwell , John Kettley and Matthew Collins. Resort Report: Bled in northern Yugoslavia. Basic facts, best and worst points. UK Mini-Guide: Hastings. A detailed look at the town and the area.
The last-minute bargains, your holiday moans, tips for the independent traveller and holiday weather prospects. Studio director TONY HARRISON
Executive producer ALAN DOBSON BBC North West
• TRAVEL: page 85


Unknown: John Thirlwell
Unknown: John Kettley
Unknown: Matthew Collins.
Director: Tony Harrison
Producer: Alan Dobson

: Under the Sun

Voice of the Whip
For centuries, semi-nomadic Arabs, principally from the Kababish tribal group, have been bringing camels along the '40-day road' from central Sudan to the camel markets of Egypt.
Voice of the Whip follows one group as they make the arduous 800-mile trip across great stretches of desert, from grasslands and rivers to empty sand flats; from evading thieves and battling sandstorms to stopping for supplies and the joyous arrival at the Nile.
During the journey a conflict emerges between an apprentice trail boss and his mentor. The headstrong
Yousif leaves his companions and endangers his animals by pushing ahead in an attempt to complete the trail first. Photography NED JOHNSTON Film editor DAVID HOPE Directors


Unknown: Ned Johnston
Unknown: Lou Werner

: 10 x 10

With Bouncing Soles
What is it that ties us all together, breaks down the barriers of class, status, sex
... uniting the young and old, obedient and lawless alike?
The answer is footwear. Like denim, sunglasses or the leather jacket, Dr Martens have become a phenomenon. Executive producer DAVID PEARSON Written and directed by RICHARD CURSON SMITH BBC Bristol


Producer: David Pearson
Directed By: Richard Curson Smith

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


Presenter: Peter Snow
Presenter: Donald MacCormick

: Women In Politics Benazir Bhutto

Daughter of the East, educated in the West, Benazir Bhutto is now Prime Minister of Pakistan and the first woman leader of a Muslim country in modern times. This film follows her first months in office as she faces the task of consolidating the new Pakistan. Under relentless pressure from the fundamentalists, she carries the expectations of millions of Pakistani women repressed by the legislation of the Zia era.
Presenter Jenni Murray Photography ASHLEY ROWE Film editor ROB SYLVESTER
Executive producer BARRY LYNCH Producer LOWRI GWIL YM BBC Wales


Unknown: Benazir Bhutto
Presenter: Jenni Murray
Producer: Barry Lynch

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook

helps you plan your weekend by previewing daytime programmes of special interest from the Open
University on Saturday and Sunday. A BBC/OPEN UNIVERSITY production

: Open University

Learning Space
Exploring the developments in school architecture since the war. How will recent changes in education affect the shape of our schools in the future? Producer BOB WALTERS (R)


Producer: Bob Walters

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