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: Daytime on Two

9.50am Quinze minutes
A la mode
10.05am You and Me
For 4- and 5-year-olds. (R) (e)
Search Out Science
Picking Up the Vibes
Explore the science of sound with Carmen Pryce ,
Elin Rhys and Paul Viragh. Discover how to deal with noisy neighbours, visit one of the weirdest rooms in Britain and find out how the skull can be used as a hearing aid. Producer LAMBROS ATTESHLIS (e)
Around Scotland
Scottish Inventions
2: By Wire and Cable.
Instant communications over a long distance only became possible with Alexander Graham Bell 's invention of the telephone. (R) (e)
Words and Pictures
11.15am English Time
Handles by Jan Mark.
Dramatised by Michael Robson. 2: The workshop is like a magic cave with Elsie as the magician himself. with Steve O'Donnell , Patrick Monckton , Peter Tuddenham , Jason Kercher , Barry Steam and Steven Clements. (R) (e)
11.35am Inset
Teachers into Business and Industry
1: Curriculum Outcomes.
The autumn sees the start of the Government's Teacher
Placement Service, aimed at encouraging more teachers to get experience of business and industry. How valuable is an industrial placement?
What might the outcomes be? Teachers who have been out recount their experiences. Producer ROGER FRY (e)
Science in Action
Body Machine
12.30pm Lifeschool
After YTS by Mark Wheatley.
A play specially written for television. Three people are coming to the end of their YTS training - what will happen to them?
Business Matters
Person to Person - the Craft of Interviewing 1: The Right Fit.
Written and presented by Jack Gratus.
Film editor PETER HARRIS
Producer TONY ROBERTS (R) (e)
1.20pm PC Pinkerton
Produced and directed by TREVOR BOND (R)
Philomena the Cat
The Vegetable Plot with Johnny Ball.
English adaptation ROBIN HALDANE Producer GREG CHILDS (R)
1.40pm Zig Zag DIY Photography
2.00pm News
Weather followed by Storytime
It's Mine
This story is about three quarrelsome frogs called Milton, Rupert and Lydia, who quarrelled and quibbled from dawn to dusk and would never share anything.
Presenter: Harry Towb. Animation: Peter Lang.
Series producers PAT FARRINGTON and DIANE MORGAN (R) (e)
OParents should note that some of 'Daytime on Two' is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.


Unknown: Carmen Pryce
Unknown: Elin Rhys
Unknown: Paul Viragh.
Unknown: Alexander Graham Bell
Unknown: Jan Mark.
Dramatised By: Michael Robson.
Unknown: Steve O'Donnell
Unknown: Patrick Monckton
Unknown: Peter Tuddenham
Unknown: Jason Kercher
Unknown: Barry Steam
Unknown: Steven Clements.
Unknown: Mark Wheatley.
Presented By: Jack Gratus.
Editor: Peter Harris
Producer: Tony Roberts
Unknown: Johnny Ball.
Unknown: Robin Haldane
Producer: Greg Childs
Presenter: Harry Towb.
Unknown: Peter Lang.
Producers: Pat Farrington
Producers: Diane Morgan
Erica Timperley: Natasha Jones
Elsie Wainwright: Tim Charrington
Auntie Joan: Mary Elliot-Nelson
'Mac': Bernard Gallagher
Cynthia: Rosemary Frankau
Clare: Judy Riley
Antony: Terry McGinity
Clive: Alan Barker
John: David Mallinson
Bimal: Bimal Bhasker

: Country File

: Writers' Houses

Gilbert White Lived Here Producer DAVID HEYCOCK


Producer: David Heycock
Director: Ann Benson Gyles

: News

Weather followed by The Art of Travel
Southern Railway
Michael Palin pursues a romantic assignation to Paris aboard the Golden Arrow. Promoting its newfangled electrification through a series of colourful posters, the Southern Railway provides him with a gateway to sunshine.


Unknown: Michael Palin
Director: Denise Winterburn

: Voyage of the Heroes

Tim Severin 's modern heroes face the biggest test of their voyage. Eighteen turbulent miles of the Bosphorus could shatter any hope of proving the truth behind the legend of Jason and the Argonauts. Written and narrated by Libby Purves.


Unknown: Tim Severin
Unknown: Libby Purves.

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Catchword

Anagram: Masked seller. Clue: British new town.
Answer - see today's programme!
Join contestants from all over Britain as they pit their wits and verbal skills against Bryan the computer and his sets of letters, while host Paul Coia tries to ensure fair play.


Unknown: Paul Coia

: Talk of the 80s

A series of conversations reflecting the events and ideas of the decade.
Duncan Campbell - thorn in the flesh of the establishment with his campaigning in print and on television - tells Shyama Perera about his work as an investigative journalist operating in Britain's secret society. Researcher SARAH WHITELOCK


Unknown: Shyama Perera
Unknown: Sarah Whitelock

: Search Dogs of the Summits

A fully trained mountain rescue dog can cover as much ground as 20 men. But the training is tough and few dogs make the grade.
Award-winning cameraman Sid Perou follows the fortunes of Gael and Corrie as they are put to the test. Executive producer DOUGLAS B. SMITH


Unknown: Sid Perou
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale.
November does not have to be a time without colour. Producer NICK PATTEN


Producer: Nick Patten

: DEF II: The Invisible Man: The Klae Resource

starring David McCallum as Daniel Westin
An elderly recluse is threatening to sell his amazing energy-saving invention to the Arabs. Daniel Westin is asked by the government to discover why.


Writer: Steven Bochco
Director: Robert Michael Lewis
David McCallum: Daniel Westin

: Reportage

Magenta De
Vine, Sankha Guha , Michael Douglas ,
John Holdsworth , Laura Walsh , Brenda Emmanus. Tyler
Brulé and the team bring you Reportage, an eclectic mix of news, issues, sport, fashion and music.
There's a phone poll for you to vote on a subject that affects your life and a Reaction Line so you can call in with views on issues featured in the show.
Studio director JOHN ROONEY Editor RACHEL PURNELL (Update next Sunday)


Unknown: Sankha Guha
Unknown: Michael Douglas
Unknown: John Holdsworth
Unknown: Laura Walsh
Unknown: Brenda Emmanus.
Director: John Rooney
Editor: Rachel Purnell
Dr Daniel Westin: David McCallum
Kate Westin: Melinda Lee
James Fielder: Robert Alda

: Past Exposures

Is it Art?
Man Ray always said:
'I photograph what I do not wish to paint and I paint what I cannot photograph'. Other photographers had different theories, but from the beginning the relationship between photography and art has been an obsession. This week, Cecil Beaton , Man Ray and David Hockney all try to answer the question - is it art?
Introduced by Zelda Cheatle.


Unknown: Cecil Beaton
Unknown: Man Ray
Unknown: David Hockney
Introduced By: Zelda Cheatle.

: Timewatch

Fascist Legacy
2: A Pledge Betrayed
At the end of the Second World War, conclusive evidence of war crimes was presented against more than 1,200 high-ranking Italian Fascists. Yet despite constant protests from the governments of Yugoslavia, Greece and Ethiopia, not one Italian war criminal was ever extradited to stand trial for crimes committed during the Italian occupation of their countries.
Michael Bryant tells the story of how, for political and military reasons, the British and American governments chose to block the extradition of any Italian war criminals, many of whom by then held key positions in the Italian government.
Series editor ROY DAVIES
Written and produced by KEN KIRBY BBCElstree


Unknown: Michael Bryant
Editor: Roy Davies
Produced By: Ken Kirby

: M*A*S*H

Evacuation to a nearby cave to avoid US artillery fire creates a claustrophobia problem for Hawkeye.


Written By: Larry Balmagia
Written By: Ronny Graham
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
BJ: Mike Farrell
Colonel Potter: Harry Morgan
Hot Lips: Loretta Swit
Charles: David Ogden Stiers
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher

: Summer's Lease

by John Mortimer. A film in four parts starring and 2: Where the Water Goes
Who fixed it for Signor Fixit ? Can Haverford rekindle an old flame? Why, despite a sudden drought, does Hugh find himself in hot water? 'This isn't England. It may not be sensible to ask too many questions.' But will Molly heed this warning?
Title theme sung by CHAMELEON Costume designer JOAN WADGE Film editor TAR1Q ANWAR
Production designer TIM HARVEY Photography REMI ADEFARASIN Produced by COUN ROGERS Directed by MARTYN FRIEND
●SHOW TIMES: page 18


Unknown: John Mortimer.
Unknown: Signor Fixit
Music By: Nigel Hess
Designer: Joan Wadge
Designer: Tim Harvey
Produced By: Coun Rogers
Directed By: Martyn Friend
Haverford Downs: John Gielgud
Molly Pargeter: Susan Fleetwood
Hugh Pargeter: Michael Pennington
Nancy Leadbetter: Rosemary Leach
Rosie Fortinbras: Mel Martin
Nicholas Tapscott: Frederick Treves
Connie Tapscott: Annette Crosbie
Sam Pargeter: Suzanne Hay
Nancy's butler: Enrico Ninci
Chrissie's friends: Andrew Cochrane
Chrissie's friends: Siri Neal Graham McGrath
Chrissie Kettering: Gabrielle Anwar
Baronessa Dulcibene: Vernica Lazar
Ken Corduroy: Denis Lill
Louise Corduroy: Bernice Stegers
Carlo: Guerino Bria
Giovanna: Siria Betti
Siena waiter: Nico Pasaneschi
Valentino: Antonio Juorio

: Building Sights

Personal reflections on the best of 20th-century architecture in Britain. D10 Boots Building, Nottingham
The Boots factory is a vast glass palace built by Owen Williams in 1932. Iwona Blazwick from
London's ICA tours the factory which is acknowledged as a masterpiece of early British modernism. It is, she says, 'a sort of chemical cathedral for cold creams and toothpastes'. Producer CLARE PATERSON Director TERRY FLAXTON


Unknown: Owen Williams
Unknown: Iwona Blazwick
Producer: Clare Paterson

: Newsnight

with Donald MacCormick.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick.

: The Late Show

Presented by Sarah Dunant , Tracey MacLeod and Paul Morley.


Presented By: Sarah Dunant
Presented By: Tracey MacLeod
Presented By: Paul Morley.
Producer: Roland Keating

: Weatherview

: Talk of the 80s

Duncan Campbell talks to Shyama Perera.


Talks: Duncan Campbell
Unknown: Shyama Perera.

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