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: Daytime on Two

9.50am Quinze minutes
Jours de fete

: You and Me

For 4- and 5-year-olds. (R) (e)

: Search Out Science

Picking up the Vibes with Carmen Pryce
Elin Rhys and Paul Viragh.


Unknown: Carmen Pryce
Unknown: Elin Rhys
Unknown: Paul Viragh.

: Around Scotland

Scottish Inventions
The Postage Stamp. Presented by John Carmichael and Garry Stewart.
How the idea of a cheap and effective way of paying for the postal service with a printed adhesive slip came about and spread worldwide. Producer MARIANNE BAIRD (R) (e)


Presented By: John Carmichael
Presented By: Garry Stewart.
Producer: Marianne Baird

: Words and Pictures

Kites and Kangaroos

: Walrus

Losers Weepers: 3 by Jan Needle. (R) (e)


Unknown: Jan Needle.

: Inset

Teachers into Business and Industry
2: Management Outcomes. How valuable do teachers find a placement in business or industry? The second of two programmes looks at what insights senior staff can gain into the running of their own schools from observing industrial management at work. Producer ROGER FRY (e)

: Science in Action

Bridging the Gap

: Lifeschool

YTS. The Skills Gap.
The 1990s will present a great economic challenge for
Britain. At a time when we are experiencing a growth in jobs, employers say they can't find enough qualified. skilled young people to fill the vacancies. Where are the opportunities in our boom industries? What skills will school leavers need?
Series producer ANDY WALKER Producer SONIA PALMER (e)


Producer: Sonia Palmer

: Business Matters

Person to Person - the Craft of Interviewing 1: At the Core written and presented by Jack Gratus.
Film editor PETER HARRIS
Producer TONY ROBERTS (R) (e)


Presented By: Jack Gratus.
Editor: Peter Harris
Producer: Tony Roberts
'Mac': Bernard Gallagher
Clare Dundas: Judy Riley
Antony Trent: Terry McGintty
Clive Keyes: Alan Barker
Barry Thomas: Terry Molloy
Kenneth Harper: Peter Meakin

: PC Pinkerton: Head for Heights



Producer/Director: Trevor Bond

: Philomena the Cat

The Patched Coat
Producer GREG CHILDS (R)


Producer: Greg Childs

: Zig Zag DIY Video


: News

Weather followed by Storytime
Bad Boris and the New Kitten In today's story, Boris the elephant is jealous of the new kitten. In the puppet play, Sam the seal is envious of Baby Pebbles, and both emotions are featured in a specially written story by two children, Harold the Mouse and the Magical Mole.
With children from Gig Mill
School and St Marks CE School. Presenter: Diane Kenwood. Animation HONEYCOMB ANIMATION Series producers DIANE MORGAN and PAT FARRINGTON (e)
•Parents should note that some of 'Daytime on Two' is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.


Producers: Diane Morgan
Producers: Pat Farrington

: Country File

: Wood Works with Blizzard

Share the pleasure of working with wood and join
Richard Blizzard as he makes a pine base unit for the kitchen or dining room. Producer ANDREW MEIKLE


Unknown: Richard Blizzard
Producer: Andrew Meikle

: News

Weather followed by The Art of Travel
British Railways
Michael Palin regrets the disappearance of the golden age of the railway poster. Director JOHN METHERALL


Unknown: Michael Palin
Director: John Metherall

: Playing Belfast

A profile of Belfast as experienced by four artists. Producer DEREK BAILEY (R)


Producer: Derek Bailey

: Catchword

Anagram: Lemon tar. Clue: Canadian city.
Answer - see today's programme!
Contestants pit their wits against Bryan the computer and his sets of letters, while host Paul Coia tries to ensure fair play.


Unknown: Paul Coia
Director: Justin C. Adams
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: Talk of the 80s

Dr Wendy Savage talks to Shyama Perera.
Series producer JENNY COWAN BBC Pebble Mill


Talks: Dr Wendy Savage
Unknown: Shyama Perera.
Producer: Jenny Cowan

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale.
Just because the nights have drawn in and trees have shed their leaves, it doesn't mean the jobs in the garden decrease. Indeed, the bare branches signify that it is the ideal time to plant.
In the last programme of the year, the team are joined by plantsman Adrian Bloom. With Geoff Hamilton and Anne Swithinbank. Producer MARK KERSHAW eGARDENING: page 113


Unknown: Adrian Bloom.
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank.
Producer: Mark Kershaw

: Fight Cancer

In the first of a six-part series, Martyn Lewis and Lynne Perrie set out to challenge negative attitudes surrounding cancer. Director RICHARD TRAYLER SMITH Producer SARAH BREWSTER
A Prospect Pictures production for BBCtv
0 HEALTH: page 107


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Unknown: Lynne Perrie
Director: Richard Trayler Smith
Producer: Sarah Brewster

: DEF II The Invisible Man

David McCallum as Dr Daniel Westin.
The Fine Art of Diplomacy
Priceless paintings have been stolen from the Capitol building.
Kate Westin. ........ MELINDA FEE
Walter Carson. ..... CRAIG STEVENS Written by JAMES PARRIOT
Directed by SIG NEWFELD (R)


Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Dr Daniel Westin.
Unknown: Kate Westin.
Unknown: Walter Carson.
Unknown: Craig Stevens
Written By: James Parriot
Directed By: Sig Newfeld

: 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, broadcast live. 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

: Past Exposures

The Camera at War
War photographers can go on taking pictures in the most extreme conditions.
Don McCullin was injured in Vietnam - on the way to hospital he kept snapping
'because there was some light left'. This week McCullin and Second World War photographer George Rodger reflect on the role of the war photographer, while Larry Burrows , the Life photographer killed on a mission in 1971, is seen at work in Vietnam.


Unknown: Don McCullin
Unknown: George Rodger
Unknown: Larry Burrows

: Welcome Home Comrades

Three Stories from a New Namibia by David Lan.
After 20 years of war against occupying South African forces, the first free elections are being held in Namibia, Africa's last colony. The results are expected today. This film reconstructs the experience of three
Namibians at a crucial moment in their country's history. Welcome
In the north, an ex-guerrilla searches for his family after 11 years in exile. Home
In Windhoek, the capital, a 'garden boy' struggles to build a house for his returning relatives. Comrades
In the south, a politician puts together a team for her party in the elections.
Namibia's independence is, perhaps, a foretaste of the future of South Africa itself. Film editor DAVE MONK Director ADAM LOW


Unknown: David Lan.
Editor: Dave Monk
Director: Adam Low

: M*A*S*H

A Night at Rosie's
Hawkeye, BJ and their medical cohorts find a new way to escape the depressive atmosphere of the war at Rosie's bar.
Directed by BURT METCALFE (R)


Written By: Kevin Levine
Written By: David Isaacs
Directed By: Burt Metcalfe
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 3: A Battlefield
The day of the Palio - a spectacular horse race run in the main square of Siena. Beneath the pageantry lie centuries of intrigue and enmity, villainy and greed.
The same dark forces seem to underlie Molly's quest for the mysterious Buck Kettering. Meanwhile, Haverford reluctantly pursues his own quarry - the forgetful Nancy Leadbetter.
Title theme sung by CHAMELEON Sound recordist JOHN PRITCHARD Film editor TARIQ ANWAR
Production designer TIM HARVEY Photography REMI ADEFARASIN Produced by COLIN ROGERS Directed by MARTYN FRIEND


Unknown: John Mortimer.
Unknown: Nancy Leadbetter.
Music By: Nigel Hess
Unknown: John Pritchard
Editor: Tariq Anwar
Designer: Tim Harvey
Produced By: Colin Rogers
Directed By: Martyn Friend
Haverford Downs: John Gielgud
Molly Pargeter: Susan Fleetwood
Hugh Pargeter: Michael Pennington
Nancy Leadbetter: Rosemary Leach
osie Fortinbras: Mel Martin
Prince Tosti-Castelnuovo: Fiodor Chaliapin
Ken Corduroy: Denis Lill
Jack Pargeter: Samantha Glenn
Henry Pargeter: Caroline Waldron
Sam Pargeter: Suzanne Hay
Carlo: Guerino Bria
Dr Marocetti: Giacomo Piperno
Baronessa Dulcibene: Veronica Lazar
Don Marco: Massimo Sarchielli
Hermione Greensleeves: Emma Hewitt
Tim Greensleeves: Jonathan Donne
Waterboard official: Stefano Gragnani
Messenger: Pupo de Luca
Giovanna: Siria Betti
Nancy's butler: Enrico Ninci
Chrissie Kettering: Gabrielle Anwar
Chrissie's friends: Graham McGrath
Chrissie's friends: Andrew Cochrane
Chrissie's friends: Anna Campbell
Chrissie's friends: Rafaello De'Gruttolia

: Building Sights

Royal College of Physicians Architect Edward Cullinan thinks the best post-war building in London is the Royal College of Physicians in Regent's Park.
Designed by Sir Denys Lasdun in 1960 it is, he says, 'a very, very good building from a much-derided period'. Producer CLARE PATERSON Director RUSSELL ENGLAND BBCElstree


Unknown: Edward Cullinan
Designed By: Sir Denys Lasdun
Producer: Clare Paterson
Director: Russell England

: Newsnight

Peter Snow with the day's top stories and the background on events making the news at home and abroad. Reporters:
Nick Clarke
David Coss
Olenka Frenkiel Wesley Kerr Chris Lowe
Peter Marshall
Julian O'Halloran Rupert Segar David Sells
Sarah Spiller
Francine Stock Janet Trewin and Charles Wheeler. Deputy editors


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: David Coss
Unknown: Olenka Frenkiel
Unknown: Wesley Kerr
Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Peter Marshall
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran
Unknown: Rupert Segar
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Sarah Spiller
Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Janet Trewin
Unknown: Charles Wheeler.
Unknown: Keith Bowers.
Unknown: Eamonn Matthews
Editor: John Morrison

: The Late Show

The live topical programme of the arts and media. Producer JOHN BUSH


Producer: John Bush

: Weatherview

: Talk of the 80s

Obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Wendy Savage hit the headlines when she was suspended for alleged incompetence over her treatment of women in childbirth. She talks about her controversial ideas with Shyama Perera.


Unknown: Dr Wendy Savage
Unknown: Shyama Perera.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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