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: Daytime on Two: Landmarks: Children at War: Defeat

To young Dietmar Haack, Berlin in 1939 was an exciting place to live; but as the war progressed, his secure and privileged home life was turned on its head.
A Case production for BBCtv (e)


Producer: Patricia Williams
Director: Paul Fisher

: Daytime on Two: Issues: Northern Ireland

In October 1968 a civil rights march in Northern Ireland was broken up by police with batons and water cannon. The march was the start of what has become known as the Troubles. But the events of the past 21 years are only the continuation of a story which began centuries ago.
Presented by Rob Curling. (e)


Presenter: Rob Curling
Producer: Mike Dick

: Daytime on Two: Charlie Chalk: Jumping Bananas

written by Jocelyn Stevenson.
In his constant quest for tidiness, Litterbug picks up Mary the Hover Fairy's wand when she puts it down halfway through a spell. (R)


Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
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
Voices: Michael Williams
Voices: John Wells
Voices: Barbara Leigh-Hunt

: Daytime on Two: News; Weather followed by Watch: Movement: On the Road

What was it like long ago on our roads, and what is it like today? (e)

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

: International Snooker

Rothmans Grand Prix
A place in the last eight is the prize for the winners of this afternoon's two nine-frame matches, as the fifth round continues. David Vine introduces live coverage from the Hexagon, Reading. including at
3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Introduces: David Vine

: The Proud Ones

Flat Rock is a peaceful town until the arrival of Honest
John Barrett 's gambling saloon. Marshal Cass Silver is then faced with the tough job of keeping law and order, made even more difficult by his own physical handicap and the mistrust of his new deputy.
Screenplay by EDMUND NORTH and JOSEPH PETRACCA from the novel by VERNE ATHANAS Produced by ROBERT L. JACKS Directed by ROBERT D. WEBB
0 FILMS: page 23


Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Cass Silver
Play By: Edmund North
Unknown: Joseph Petracca
Novel By: Verne Athanas
Produced By: Robert L. Jacks
Directed By: Robert D. Webb
Marshal Cass Silver: Robert Ryan
Sally Kane: Virginia Mayo
Anderson: Jeffrey Hunter
Barrett: Robert Middleton

: The Victorian Kitchen

The produce grown in the Victorian garden is taken into the kitchen - to re-create the lost world of Victorian cooking.
Ruth Mott , who started her life below stairs as a 14-year-old scullery maid in 1930, is joined by Harry Dodson , who'll be growing the ingredients she needs over the coming weeks in the walled garden at Chilton.
In a kitchen equipped with all the utensils it would have had 100 years ago, Ruth tackles a simple early
Victorian recipe for rhubarb soup; without modern gadgets it takes her three days to prepare!
Presented by Peter Thoday. Music PAUL READE
Associate producer JENNIFER DAVIES Producer KEITH SHEATHER BBC Bristol
• FEATURE: page 12


Unknown: Ruth Mott
Unknown: Harry Dodson
Presented By: Peter Thoday.
Music: Paul Reade
Producer: Jennifer Davies
Producer: Keith Sheather

: Secret Nature

The Quarry
Fourth of six films.
Andrew Cooper explores the natural history of the quarry. Since the Stone Age, man has plundered the earth in search of minerals. The countryside of Britain is littered with abandoned quarries, but it is only recently that their value as nature reserves has begun to be recognised. In their quest, quarrymen created forbidding cliffs and revealed some remarkable caves - in which ravens, rare bats and even the remains of a baby elephant are found - all in the depths of Devon.
Photographed and produced by ANDREW COOPER
Executive producer DAVID SPIRES


Unknown: Andrew Cooper
Produced By: Andrew Cooper

: Top Gear

Three major new British models are being launched at this year's Motorfair.
William Woollard and Sue Baker report from Earls Court on these and other highlights of the show, while Chris Goffey compares one of them, the Rover 200, with its Japanese counterpart, the Honda Concerto.
A spate of crashes during police chases has raised worrying questions about the rules governing the pursuit of suspects. Tom Boswell examines the problem and asks whether police driver training might be at fault. Tiff Needell has been partnering Derek Bell in a full season's sports-prototype racing in the Richard Lloyd Porsche 962. Beki Adam watched a day's testing at
Silverstone to see what goes on behind the scenes preparing and improving these sophisticated cars. Producer KEN POLLOCK Editor TOM ROSS


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Sue Baker
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Unknown: Tom Boswell
Unknown: Derek Bell
Unknown: Beki Adam
Producer: Ken Pollock
Editor: Tom Ross

: Alexel Sayle's Stuff

A series of six programmes. 1: Tinkering with Teeth Dear Radio Times,
Quite honestly some of us are fed up to the back boiler with the outrageous political bias in Alexei Sayle 's Stuff. I refer to this week's 'sketch' making fun of the McCarthy witch-hunts of the 50s. I myself am a witch and I assure you there is nothing funny in being burnt at the stake for acts of diabolic necromancy. Since this is the case, I have also adapted it into a new series for Emma Thompson. Would the BBC be interested?
(Mrs) Norma Drizzle
Who gives a damn what you think!
Featuring Alexei Sayle with Angus Deayton ,
Tony Millan , Jan Ravens ,
Gabby Bevan , Owen Brenman , Joan Ryan and Arabella Weir. Written by ANDREW MARSHALL
Produced and directed by MARCUS MORTIMER
• COVER STORY: page 4


Unknown: Alexei Sayle
Unknown: Emma Thompson.
Unknown: Alexei Sayle
Unknown: Alexei Sayle
Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Tony Millan
Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Gabby Bevan
Unknown: Owen Brenman
Unknown: Joan Ryan
Unknown: Arabella Weir.
Written By: Andrew Marshall
Written By: David Renwick
Written By: Alexei Sayle
Music By: Simon Brint
Unknown: Richard Sampson
Unknown: Graham Rimmington
Unknown: Mark Holland
Designer: Harry Banks
Directed By: Marcus Mortimer

: 40 Minutes

Danger Men
Ten of the most dangerous and disruptive men in the prison system have been brought together in an experimental unit at Hull Jail. A new softly-softly regime is being tested on inmates like Fred Low , who is serving three life sentences - one for killing a fellow prisoner - and Patrick Mackay , serving five life sentences for manslaughter and robbery. 40 Minutes gained access to the unit as the prisoners started to reveal themselves to the hand-picked staff, and as conflicts began. The most serious clash was over the only woman working full time in the unit, and it involved David McAllister , serving 19 years for armed robbery and assault, who later escaped from the unit and was on the run for five days.This film tells the story of the most controversial unit in our prisons.
40 Minutes editor CAROLINE PICK


Unknown: Fred Low
Unknown: Patrick MacKay
Unknown: David McAllister
Editor: David Elliott

: Smith and Jones In Small Doses

The first of four films. The Whole Hog by Graeme Garden. Starringand
Giles runs a small company making dolls. He's preparing for an important presentation to a US competitor when Maurice arrives and confronts him with his ex-wife Monica. Giles's life - and dolls - will never be the same again.
Photography FRANK GELL Designer DAVID BILL Producers
A TALKBACK production for BBCtv


Unknown: Graeme Garden.
Unknown: Frank Gell
Designer: David Bill
Producers: Peter Fincham.
Unknown: Trevor Evans
Directed By: Mike Newell
Giles: Mel Smith
Maurice: Griff Rhys Jones

: Newsnight

Peter Snow with the day's top stories and the background on events making the news at home and abroad.


Unknown: Peter Snow

: The Late Show

The arts and media programme reports on issues and performances.
Executive producer KEVIN LOADER Editor MICHAEL JACKSON


Editor: Michael Jackson

: Weatherview

: International Snooker

Rothmans Grand Prix
The line-up for the last eight has been revealed this evening with the completion of the two remaining fifth-round matches.
David Vine introduces highlights from the Hexagon, Reading. Commentators: Ted Lowe
Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.
Summariser: John Spencer. Television presentation


Introduces: David Vine
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: John Spencer.
Unknown: Keith Phillips.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

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