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: Daytime on Two: Landmarks: Children at War: Victory for Some

In 1945 the war in Europe is over. There are street parties and celebrations, and some sadness, all over Britain.
A Spelthorne production for BBCtv (e)


Narrator: Roger Finn
Director: Ronald Smedley

: Daytime on Two: Soviet Union: Collective Farm

Uzbekistan in Central Asia is the 'cotton colony' of the Soviet Union.
The programme visits a collective farm in the Fergana valley, and talks to brigade leader, Inyamin Rakhimov, and his family, at the height of the cotton harvest. (e)


Subject: Inyamin Rakhimov

: Daytime on Two: Seventeen: Debbie

Debbie has just moved into a hostel for teenagers in care. Will organising her life be more pressing than choosing what course to go on? (R) (e)

: Daytime on Two: Charlie Chalk: The Sneezes

Written by Jocelyn Stevenson.
Charlie has the dreaded 'sneezes', and has to cancel an expedition to find the Bye Bye Beast. (R)


Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson.
Voices: Michael Williams
Voices: John Wells
Voices: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Music and lyrics: Mike Redway
Director of animation: Derek Mogford
Film Editor: Martin Bohan
Song vocals: Ken Barrie
Created, designed and produced by: Ivor Woods

: Daytime on Two: News; Weather followed by Watch: Movement: Moving House

Watch looks at all the packing, unpacking, travelling and celebrating involved in moving to a new home.
Presented by Jaye Griffiths and Tony Neilson. (e)

Parents should note that some of 'Daytime on Two' is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.


Presenter (Watch): Jaye Griffiths
Presenter (Watch): Tony Neilson

: Conservatives 89

This afternoon's events will be dominated by John Major 's first speech to the Conservative Conference as Foreign Secretary.
He will be replying to a debate on the highly controversial subject of Europe, in the wake of the Tories' poor showing in the Euro-elections last June. There will also be a major debate on transport. Presented by David Dimbleby , Vivian White and Ian Smith.
Editor JAMES HOGAN including at


Unknown: John Major
Presented By: David Dimbleby
Presented By: Vivian White
Presented By: Ian Smith.
Editor: James Hogan

: Gardeners' World

from Florida.
Sea, sand and sunshine; golf and Goofy in Disney World; and some splendid gardens. Production assistant CHRISTINE HARDMAN
Producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
● GARDENING: page 101


Unknown: Christine Hardman
Producer: John Kenyon

: International Golf

Suntory World Match Championship from Wentworth Golf Club. Coverage of this afternoon's play in the first round of the tournament.
Introduced by Harry Carpenter.


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter.

: Conference Day Conservatives 89

Sir Robin Day presents news and analysis from the third day of the Conservative Party Conference, plus major interviews.
Vivian White reports. Editor JAMES HOGAN


Unknown: Vivian White
Editor: James Hogan

: The Victorian Kitchen Garden

Presented by Peter Thoday with Harry Dodson. 12: December
It is the final month of the project, and Peter and Harry look back over the achievements of the last year. Music by PAUL READE
Associate producer JENNIFER DAVIES Producer KEITH SHEATHER BBC Bristol (R) 0


Presented By: Peter Thoday
Unknown: Harry Dodson.
Music By: Paul Reade
Producer: Jennifer Davies

: Secret Nature: Steam and Wildlife

In the third of six films reflecting the relationship between man and wildlife in the West Country, Andrew Cooper explores the natural history of a railway track.
The building of the railways brought great change to the British landscape, and left in its wake a remarkable nature reserve. Today, in the picturesque Dart Valley in Devon, a legacy of the age of steam is preserved, along with the animals and plants - from a beetle that signals with light, to a vixen and cubs underground - a natural history of the everyday and extraordinary wildlife that lives alongside the railway track.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Presenter/Photography/Producer: Andrew Cooper
Executive Producer: David Spires

: Top Gear

Britain's car industry is booming for the first time in a decade, partly thanks to Japanese investment.
William Woollard presents the programme from the new Honda engine factory in Swindon. There's a look at two of Honda's new models, the Accord and the Concerto, and a road test of a car from
Honda's great Japanese rivals - the Mazda 323.
Beki Adam looks back at the celebrations for 30 years of the Mini and Tony Mason reports on the progress of Top Gear's Rally Quest competition winner. Producer JON BENTLEY Editor TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Beki Adam
Unknown: Tony Mason
Producer: Jon Bentley
Editor: Tom Ross

: Police Squad

starring Leslie Nielsen as Det Frank Drebin in the last of the series. Testimony of Evil
Hear The Trolley Song as never sung before, when Frank Drebin poses as a nightclub entertainer to bust a drugs ring.
Directed by JOE DANTE


Unknown: Leslie Nielsen
Unknown: Det Frank Drebin
Unknown: Frank Drebin
Written By: Tino Isana
Unknown: Robert Wuhl
Directed By: Joe Dante
Capt Ed Hocken: Alan North
Mr OIson: Ed Williams

: Denis Healey - The Man Who Did the Dirty Work

'When I was a Communist student at Oxford, we would often discuss who would do the dirty work under socialism; in later life I discovered the answer was Denis Healey. '
So says the man who many people regard as the best
Prime Minister Labour never had: Denis Healey.
Michael Cockerell presents a revealing and intimate portrait of the political heavyweight who was defence secretary, chancellor of the exchequer and deputy Labour leader.
Director HABIA SCHWARZ Executive producer PAUL WATSON


Unknown: Denis Healey.
Unknown: Denis Healey.
Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Director: Habia Schwarz
Producer: Paul Watson
Produced By: Michael Cockerell

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow.


Unknown: Peter Snow.

: The Late Show

The arts and media show reports on issues and performances. Film directors


Unknown: Vanessa Engle.
Unknown: Mike Poole
Producer: Jamie Muir

: Weatherview

: International Golf

Suntory World Matchplay Championship from Wentworth Golf Club. Harry Carpenter introduces highlights of the day's play.


Introduces: Harry Carpenter

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