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: News

: Westminster

Yesterday's proceedings in Parliament presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Seventy Summers

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)
0 BOOK: a book, same title, is available from booksellers priced £12.95 in hardback and £8.95 paperback.


Unknown: Tony Harman

: Now Get Out of That

Introduced by Bernard Falk.
The team of adventurers from
Britain and America receive more clues to the whereabouts of the defecting biochemist. (R)


Introduced By: Bernard Falk.

: Country by the Sea

'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.

: Laurel and Hardy: The Live Ghost


Director: Charles Rogers
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: Zeppelin

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
Directed by ETIENNE PERIER 0 FILMS: page 17


Produced By: Owen Crump
Directed By: Etienne Perier
Geoffrey Richter-Douglas: Michael York
Erika Altschul: Elke Sommer
Professor Altschul: Marius Goring
Maj Tauntler: Peter Carsten
Col Hirsch: Anton Diffring
Von Gorian: Andrew Keir
Capt Whitney: Rupert Davies
Stephanie: Alexandra Stewart
Anderson: William Marlowe
Blinker Hall: Richard Hurndall
Cockney sergeant: Michael Robbins
German officer: George Mikell
Lord Delford: Clive Morton
Harlich: Gary Waldhorn
Brandner: Alan Rothwell
Meier: John Gill
Jamie Fergusson: Ben Howard
Major Proudfoot: Arnold Diamond
Col Whippen: Bryan Coleman
Prime Minister: Ronald Adam
Radio operator: Frazer Hines

: The Circus Moves On - in Calabria

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

Fingermouse learns to use the conductor's baton.


Music By: Richard Brown
Unknown: Joanne Cole
Designer: Richard Brackenbury
Producer: Michael Cole

: Look, Stranger

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)


Unknown: Andrew Campbell
Producer: Jennifer Jeremy
Producer: Richard Lewis

: News

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)


Presented By: David Bellamy.
Produced By: Harry Green
Produced By: Mike Weatherley

: Living Legends

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)


Unknown: Dick Turpin
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson.
Unknown: Dick Turpin

: News

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.


Presented By: Vivian White.
Commentator: Brian Curtois.

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Catchword

Anagram: Hum to Alf Clue: Cornish 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

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.


Unknown: Neil Cossons
Unknown: Judith Harm
Producer: Dennis Adams

: The Dunn

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)


Producer: Paul Cort-Wright

: Apache

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
9 FILMS: page 17


Unknown: James R. Webb
Unknown: Paul I. Wellman
Directed By: Robert Aldrich
Massai: Burt Lancaster
Nalinle: Jean Peters
AI Sieber: John McIntire
Hondo: Charles Buchinsky
Weddle: John Dehner
SantOS: Paul Guilfoyle
Clagg: Ian MacDonald

: Ski Sunday Special

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
9 SKI 90: follow the world's top skiers at the top resorts this winter with BBC Ski 90 magazine, price £1 .95 from newsagents.


Introduced By: David Vine.
Unknown: Hansjoerg Tauscher
Produced By: Mark Wilkin

: The State of Europe

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.
Nature editor PETER SALMON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Producer: John Deering

: Bed, Chair, Table, Lamp

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


Unknown: Thomas Edison
Producers: Gina Newson
Producers: Jeremy Newson

: Monty Python's Flying Circus

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.


Unknown: Graham Chapman
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Eric Idle
Unknown: Terry Jones
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Terry Gilliam.
Produced By: John Howard Daves

: Twenty-Four Hours in a Bath House

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


Narrator: Brian Redhead.
Directed By: Keishi Tanaka
Produced By: Seichi Koike

: The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand de Bargos

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.
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.


Unknown: Geoff Atkinson
Unknown: Kim Fuller
Unknown: Tony Garnett.
Told By: Enn Reitel
Told By: Jon Glover
Told By: Kate Robbins
Told By: Susie Blake.
Produced By: Geoff Atkinson

: Newsnight

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
Julian O'Halloran
Rupert Segar , David Sells
Sarah Spiller , Francine Stock Janet Trewin and Charles Wheeler. Producers STEVE ANDERSON and JON BARTON


Reporters: David Coss
Reporters: Olenka Frenkiel
Unknown: Peter Kellner
Unknown: Wesley Ken
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.
Producers: Steve Anderson
Producers: Jon Barton
Editor: John Morrison

: The Late Show

The arts and media show reports on people, issues and performances.
Executive producer KEVIN LOADER


Producer: Kevin Loader

: Weatherview

: Talk of the 80s

Neil Cossons , director of the Science Museum, talks to Judith Hann.


Unknown: Neil Cossons
Unknown: Judith Hann.

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