9.15am Europeans Minorities with Chantal Cuer.
Today, Europeans looks at minorities, whose status makes them vulnerable to economic, social and political exploitation. Discussing television extracts with Chantel Cuer is Giinther Wallraff , West Germany's renowned investigative journalist, who spent years in disguise to expose the inhumane treatment of immigrants. (R) (e)
9.45am Standard Grade
Coping with the Weather
Muriel Gray finds out how
Scots cope with their climate. (R) (e)
Look and Read
Through the Dragon's Eye 7: The Waterfall of Words
Scottish Inventions By Wire and Cable
10.45am Storytime It's Mine
11.03am Into Music
Stella has a problem hanging Hudson's picture and solves it by making a net - but it's one in the eye for Zak!
Written by COLIN DAVIS (R) (e)
11.40am Let's See
Building a Road
12.15pm Scene This Year's Model by Tony Marchant.
'It's not enough just to like the idea of being a model.
You've got to be businesslike about it.'
How does 16-year-old Sadie react to her friend Mary's advice? Where - in the glamorous world of modelling - will she end up? (R) (e)
GCSE Literature Telling Stories
Writer Peter Lovesey introduces - and interrupts - a dramatisation of one of his short stories, Butchers.
A simple tale of murder and mystery perhaps, but keeping the audience interested and guessing may not be as easy as it seems - or reads!
Green Claws is off on his holidays — but only he knows where he's going ... (R)
Losers Weepers by Jan Needle.
4: The story is compared with some real-life events.
Presenter: Michael Rosen. (R) (e)
Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. (RXe)
●Parents should note that some of 'Daytime on Two' is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
introduced by David Icke and featuring:
Racing from Cheltenham
2.45 John Seyfried Mickleton Steeplechase (2m)
3.20 Allied Dunbar Handicap Steeplechase (3m)
3.55 Allied Steel and Wire Hurdle Race (2m) Commentators:
Peter O'Sullevan Julian Wilson and Richard Pitman.
Ahead of next weekend's start of the RAC Rally, Steve Rider reviews the World Championship season, including the recent San Remo Rally.
Television presentation: Racing KEITH MACKENZIE Rallying BHP
Studio director SHARON LENCE Produced by DAVE GORDON including at
3.00pm News and Weather
3.45pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
I'm a Kind of Mechanised Tramp
Bill Houston is the kind of cyclist who would abhor the Tour de France almost as much as he abhors the motor car. For Bill Houston is the kind of man who prefers to use his bicycle to explore the back roads and goat tracks of the world.
When he came out of the army in 1946 Bill vowed that no one was going to order him about for 20 years. In
1972 he was still living for his bicycle. That is 25 years, 34 countries and 400,000 miles later.
And he can say with modesty that he envies no man - and there are few people who would disbelieve him. Producer BILL HOOK BBC Scotland (R)
A series of conversations reflecting the events and ideas of the decade.
Joan Bakewell talks to the founder of the Body Shop, Anita Roddick , about the beauty business and the revolutionary company policies that probably qualify her as Britain's first 'green' millionaire. Producer JOHN wilcox
with Jackie Spreckley and Jill Cochrane.
In this first edition of a new magazine about education:
How French parents get free nursery education and what is — or isn't — happening about it in Britain.
How a News of the World reporter got together with Jane Austen.
Which children are most likely to be involved in road accidents — and what parents can do about it.
What happens when Radio 4's King Street Junior hits the screen and Mr Long has an image problem.
Producer JEREMY ORLEBAR
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS
●FACTSHEET: write to [address removed].
Stephen [text removed] is 14 years old, a victim of cerebral palsy he cannot walk or talk. When
Gerry and June [text removed] applied to adopt him, they faced scepticism and official opposition.
Roger Mills tells how they faced the obstacles.
Producer DAVID HANINGTON BBC East (R)
1 Their 'talkies' are among the world's favourite comedies, but Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy also made some classic silent pictures in the late 1920s. This compilation pays affectionate tribute to the two stars, tracing the duo's developing style with clips from such films as Putting
Pants on Philip and Battle of the Century. Their work is also compared with that of other silent stars, like Charlie Chase and Max Davidson.
Narrated by Jay Jackson. Written and produced by ROBERT YOUNGSON
●BARRY NORMAN : page 26
Shortage of teachers, preparation for the National Curriculum, disputes about pay and poor morale — just some of the problems in the south east's schools. But behind the headlines, what is actually going on in education today? How well prepared will today's
5-year-olds be when they leave school in the year 2000? Antonia Higgs visits three schools and sees how teachers and pupils are coping with the increasing expectations and challenges of the classrooms of 1989. Producer GEOFF GRIFFITHS
Executive producer PETER LOWE BBC South and East - Elstree
0 REGIONAL PROGRAMME: for details of variations in other regions see panel below.
presented by Peter Taylor with Mike Embley.
Pollution and Petrol —
Time to Clean Up Our Act? Despite the absence of lead, the new 'green' petrol still causes serious pollution and health risks. Doctors on both sides of the Atlantic argue that some elements within petrol have proven links with cancer. In America, individual states are taking draconian steps to limit air pollution from motor vehicles, yet their air is already cleaner than ours. Public Eye reveals new evidence of the relationship between the motor car and air pollution in Britain and asks: are our pollution controls tight enough to protect our health? Producer PHIL CRAIG
Editor NIGEL CHAPMAN
Just because the nights have drawn in and trees have shed their leaves, it doesn't mean that the jobs in the garden decrease. Indeed, the bare branches signify that it is the ideal time to plant. In the last Gardeners' World of the year the team are joined by plantsman Adrian Bloom , not only to plant for next season but also to add colour throughout the winter. With Geoff Hamilton and Anne Swithinbank. Producer MARK KERSHAW BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261
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World ' Info-Line on [number removed]. calls cost 38p per minute (peak) and 25p per minute (off-peak).
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The New Constable by Tony Haase Pete McCarthy and Rebecca Stevens.
In the fight against crime
Middleford Police Station is the very thin blue line. With Robin Driscoll
Tony Haase , Pete McCarthy and Rebecca Stevens.
JAMIE RIX and JOHN KILBY (R) (A new series starts next week)
The Ho Chi Minh Trail with photographer
Philip Jones Griffiths.
The Ho Chi Minh Trail is the most quoted legend of the Vietnam War. Now for the first time a westerner travels through the jungle landscape which concealed the troops, armaments and supplies as they headed south. Against massive American bombing and fire power, they had one dedicated aim — the liberation of Saigon and the unification of the country.
Magnum photographer Philip Jones Griffiths , who recorded the war, makes an emotional journey awakening memories of a struggle that not only scarred the people but the conscience of the world.
Picking his way through the still present debris of battle, he meets the Vietnamese war heroes who built the trail, journeyed and fought on it. Producer MARTIN PROCTOR Director MICHAEL HOULDEY BBC Elstree
0 BOOK: the 'Great Journeys' book is now available, price E16.00 in hardback. Containing over 100 photographs by Tom Owen Edmunds. it's a must for the armchair traveller.
with Peter Snow.
International reports by David Sells, Charles Wheeler and Julian O'Halloran.
Anita Roddick talks to Joan Bakewell.
starring and On the eve of Armistice
Day, BBC2 is showing one of the greatest anti-war films ever made. Based on Jean Renoir 's own experiences as a prisoner of war during the First World War, La Grande Illusion was released on the eve of the Second World War, and was immediately banned in Germany and Italy.
Two French officers shot down over Germany become the prisoners of the aristocratic Prussian officer,
Screenplay by CHARLES SPAAK and JEAN RENOIR Directed by JEAN RENOIR
(A French film with English subtitles. Black and white)
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