Yesterday's proceedings in Parliament presented by Nick Clarke.
The Story of a Farm A personal history. 4: Today
Tony Harman , of Grove
Farm, near Chesham, tells how the Second World War revolutionised farming and brings his story of the changing countryside up to date. (R)
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Introduced by Bernard Falk.
The team of adventurers from
Britain and America receive more clues to the whereabouts of the defecting biochemist. (R)
'Dressing up is not mandatory - but it's good fun!' At least that's what the war-painted
Red Indian from Preston said. In the second visit to the Third Morecambe
International Festival of Country Music the cameras are with the westerners and the singers.
Producer TONY WILKIE-MILLAR (R)
Starring and 1915: Zeppelins flying above the range of British fighter planes are dropping bombs on London. Desperate to develop a counter-weapon the British decide to plant a spy at the German airship factory.
Produced by OWEN CRUMP
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The old traditions of travelling players lives on in Southern Italy. The Circus Embellriva is made up of seven families who never play a town for longer than three days before moving on. Backstage life, travelling, putting the tent up and taking it down, the animals and the troubles, are all in this film. Producer JOHN BIRD
Editor ANTHONY ISAACS
Fingermouse learns to use the conductor's baton.
Music by RICHARD BROWN puppets by JOANNE COLE
Designer RICHARD BRACKENBURY Producer MICHAEL COLE (R)
The Campbells Came by Rail A strange commuter journey to the 15th-century home of Andrew Campbell , who found his Shangri-La in Wales.
Executive producer JENNIFER JEREMY Producer RICHARD LEWIS BBC Wales (R)
Weather followed by The Four Great
Written and presented by David Bellamy.
3: The Great Summer After the Ice Age, life returned to the dales during spring. But the rains were coming and so was Man, changing the landscape in the dales of the 'great summer'. Produced by HARRY GREEN and MIKE WEATHERLEY BBC North East (R)
The truth behind some popular historical figures. Dick Turpin
With Magnus Magnusson.
Dick Turpin has been called an English cowboy, but the true facts of his life are squalid and disturbing. (R)
Weather followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage of today's business in Parliament including Prime Minister's Question Time.
Presented by Vivian White.
Commentator: Brian Curtois.
Regional News and Weather
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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.
The 80s may have been a decade of great scientific advance, but more than half of us don't even know the boiling point of water. In the last programme of this series, Neil Cossons , director of the Science Museum, talks to
Judith Harm about what he fears is fast becoming our medieval rejection of science and scientists.
Producer DENNIS ADAMS
After 60 years of valuable work acclaimed throughout the world, The Dunn Nutrition Unit faces a dilemma - they must raise E6 million to re-locate to nearby Addenbrookes Hospital. This programme looks at the Unit's work in Cambridge and in its out-station in the Gambia. Producer PAUL CORT-WRIGHT BBC Norwich (R)
With the surrender of Geronimo, the spirit of the warlike Apache tribe seems to have broken at last. But one lone warrior, Massai, determines to fight on against all odds - as the last of the true Apaches. One of the more sympathetic and serious portraits of the American Indian made in the 50s.
Screenplay by JAMES R. WEBB
Based on the novel Bronco Apache by PAUL I. WELLMAN
Directed by ROBERT ALDRICH
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Featuring the Men's Downhill from Hinterglemm, Austria. Introduced by David Vine.
For their last race before the Christmas break the World
Cup downhillers have moved to Austria and the resort that plays host to the World Championships in 1991. Can reigning World
Champion, West Germany's Hansjoerg Tauscher be the first to taste victory on this course, new to the World Cup downhill circuit? A strong challenge will come from the Austrian racers, on home snow for the first time this season and looking to build on last year's success.
Produced by MARK WILKIN
Executive producer JIM RESIDE
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The sixth and final Nature special report on the state of Europe's environment. The Power Struggle
Protesters say Europe's nuclear industry is dying. The industry says it's clean, efficient and the only real answer to the Greenhouse
Effect. But in Germany, the nuclear power programme is paralysed. In Britian, electricity privatisation has cast a shadow over a nuclear future. France has emerged as the market leader, poised to dominate the continent, selling both nuclear energy and nuclear equipment. Who will win Europe's power struggle?
Michael Buerk reports from Britain, France and Germany.
Producer JOHN DEERING
Nature editor PETER SALMON BBC Bristol
The fourth and final programme in the series. Lamp
And God said,
'Let there be light.'
And Thomas Edison said, 'Let there be lightbulbs.' A look at the changing sources of light in our lives - from candles to lightbulbs, to tungsten-halogen designer lamps. The programme shows how, turned on and off at will, the lamp connects ancient symbolism with modem technology in a single object. Producers GINA NEWSON and JEREMY NEWSON
A Freelance Film Partners production for BBCtv
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The First Series!
4: Owl-Stretching Time
Featuring a tasty bit of Turner and useful hints on what to do when attacked by pieces of soft fruit.
Written by and starring Graham Chapman John Cleese , Eric Idle
Terry Jones ,
Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam.
Produced by JOHN HOWARD DAVES (R)
Japanese families have always been expected to care for their elders but in today's changing society, many are not able or willing to shoulder the burden. Private enterprise has offered a solution; traditional bath houses where old people can spend not only their days but nights as well. These resorts can be a refuge from the stress of modem life, but some senior citizens expect more from retirement.
Narrator: Brian Redhead. Directed by KEISHI TANAKA
Produced by SEICHI KOIKE for NHK
By Geoff Atkinson , Kim Fuller and Tony Garnett. 'Tis the season to be jolly,
Of ivy, snow and boughs of holly. Sttttng round the Christmas tree, Meditating on the tragic inevitability of man's mortality.
FERDINAND DE BARGOS.
Is Christmas coming?
A small village priest has an apocalyptic vision that results in a crisis of belief in the Vatican.
Told by: Enn Reitel Jon Glover
Kate Robbins and Susie Blake.
Produced by GEOFF ATKINSON and KIM FULLER
Peter Snow and a team of BBC reporters with the day's top stories and the background on the news. Reporters: David Coss Olenka Frenkiel
Peter Kellner , Wesley Ken -Peter Marshall
Rupert Segar , David Sells
Sarah Spiller , Francine Stock Janet Trewin and Charles Wheeler. Producers STEVE ANDERSON and JON BARTON
Editor JOHN MORRISON
The arts and media show reports on people, issues and performances.
Executive producer KEVIN LOADER
Neil Cossons , director of the Science Museum, talks to Judith Hann.