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: Playdays

Introduced by Simon Parkin and Andi Peters and starting with Playdays
The Patch Stop
At Middleton, Manchester, where Peggy Patch spots buses and clears up litter.


Introduced By: Simon Parkin
Introduced By: Andi Peters
Unknown: Peggy Patch
Producer: Anne Gobey
Patch's friend: Colin Kerrigan

: Jimbo and the Jet Set

Jimbo and the Whale
Voices: Peter Hawkins and Susan Sheridan. Written and created by PETER MADDOCKS
Directed by KEITH LEARNER (First shotm on BBC1)


Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Susan Sheridan.
Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Directed By: Keith Learner

: Teddy Bears' Picnic

Based on the famous song of the same name, this animated adventure introduces 'all the bears that ever were there'.

: Hallo Spencer

The wildest, zaniest, most adorable group of puppets. Nepi Finally Gets to Go Fishing

: Smoggies

Polluto the Suntot Polluto helps Clarence to plant a nut hoping it will grow into a nut and bolt tree. (R)


Unknown: Suntot Polluto

: Corners

What is a baker's dozen?
How do hurricanes get their names?
With Simon Davies
Diane-Louise Jordan and Jo Koma.
0 QUESTIONS TO: Comers, BBCtv, London W12 7RJ.


Unknown: Simon Davies
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan
Unknown: Jo Koma.
Director: Steve Hocking
Producer: Auson Stewart

: Thundercats

Queen of Eight Legs
Mumm-Ra summons the Force of Darkness ... (R)

: Blue Peter Omnibus

With Caron Keating Yvette Fielding and John Leslie.


Unknown: Caron Keating
Unknown: John Leslie.

: Not the End of the World

Second part of a two-part story by Hester Burton. Dramatised by Valerie Georgeson.
Ellen's summer holiday has a dramatic conclusion.


Story By: Hester Burton.
Dramatised By: Valerie Georgeson.
Producer: Richard Callanan
Director: Marilyn Fox
Dr Henchman: Andrew Burt
Mrs Henchman: Fiona Moluson
Ellen: Camilla Power
William: Altay Lawrence
Rob: Sam Matthews
Etty: Lisa Sanderson
Mr Weston: Rodney Utchfield
Mrs Weston: Catherine Terris
Stuntman: Steve Whyment

: Boxpops

Sounds Great?
Who received a noisy visitor in 74? And who was taking singing lessons in 87? Executive producer ERIC ROWAN Producer ROY MILANI


Producer: Eric Rowan
Producer: Roy Milani

: The O Zone

Music news and features with Andy Crane.


Presenter: Andy Crane
Producer: Paul Smith

: Westminster Week

From Westminster, the heart of Britain's political life,
Christopher Jones presents the week's best speeches, most telling moments and wittiest asides. A look at the politicians at work in the House of Commons, the House of Lords, and the Committee Rooms.
Then, how the decisions will affect different parts of the country ...
Around Westminster
Sue MacGregor presents a new political programme for the south and east. A weekly look at the work of the area's
MPs and at how their decisions affect the world beyond Westminster.
Parliamentary reports from David Brewer.
Regional producer VINCENT DOWD Network editor LYDIA HOWARD


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Unknown: David Brewer.
Editor: Lydia Howard

: Animation Now

Spotting a Cow (R)

: Training Dogs the Woodhouse Way

With Barbara Woodhouse.
7: Problem Dogs(R)


Unknown: Barbara Woodhouse.

: 40 Minutes

A Place for Tom
Tom is one of the many children whose lives are remembered at the Alder
Centre in Liverpool. His parents had no idea where to turn following the loss of their baby. This centre became their sanctuary. Producer NIKKI CHEETHAM


Producer: Nikki Cheetham

: Reportage Update

An updated edition of Wednesday's Reportage with all the latest developments in the stories covered.
Studio director JOHN ROONEY Producer EMMA WILUS (R) revised
(First shoum in 'DEF IV)


Director: John Rooney

: Senso

Starring and The 1860s: as the Italian independence movement grows in strength, Venice is still occupied by Austrian troops. At a performance of Verdi's II Trovatore, a young Italian rebel gets into a fight with an Austrian officer.
Fearing for her cousin's life, Countess Serpieri tries to intercede but loses her heart to the handsome lieutenant.
From the novel by CAMILLA Borro Directed by LUCHINO visconti (An Italian film with English subtitles)
0 FILMS: page 18


Play By: Suso Cecchi D'Amico
Unknown: Luchino Visconti
Novel By: Camilla Borro
Directed By: Luchino Visconti
Countess Serpieri: Alida Valli
Lieutenant Mahler: Farley Granger
Marquis Ussoni: Massimo Girotti
Count Serpieri: Heinz Moog

: Rugby Special

Leicester v Gloucester.
The Courage Leagues are underway again and Gloucester, who are one point behind leaders Bath, need a good win to maintain their challenge.
From Wales old adversaries
Neath and Llanelli meet, and a look forward to the start of next week's Five Nations
Introduced by Chris Rea. Commentators:
Nigel Starmer-Smith and Lyn Davies. Executive producer


Introduced By: Chris Rea.
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Lyn Davies.
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston

: Ski Sunday

Featuring the men's downhill from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, West Germany.
In this injury-hit season, can the quiet man of the mountains, the Swiss star
Pirmin Zurbriggen , add to his victory in the first downhill of the winter last month in Italy? Introduced by David Vine. Producer MARK WILKIN
Executive producer JIM RESIDE


Unknown: Pirmin Zurbriggen
Introduced By: David Vine.
Producer: Mark Wilkin

: The Money Programme

East-Bloc Capitalism As the countries in the Eastern bloc begin to transform their economies,
Hungary is closest to adopting capitalist solutions. Michael Robinson reports on the country where almost every state enterprise is potentially up for sale, and where the market forces solution will receive its earliest test. What challenges face the western businessmen now queuing up for a slice of the east european action, and how will Hungary cope with their demands?


Unknown: Michael Robinson
Editor: Alan Haydn Griffiths

: The Natural World

Erin.... through the Mists of Time
In Ireland the past is always with you. Ruins of homes and holy places dominate the landscape. Deserted by man, many now house wilder inhabitants - creatures that live too in a landscape of the mind.
From the arrival of the first people 9,000 years ago through the coming of Christianity and beyond, myths and legends have enriched the reality of Erin's wildlife. Seen through the eyes of the country's leading wildlife film-maker Eamon de Buitlear, this is a story in which Ireland's natural and human history are intertwined.
Produced by PELHAM ALDRICH-BLAKE Series producer MIKE SALISBURY BBC Bristol
0 EARTHWATCH: page 83


Produced By: Pelham Aldrich-Blake
Producer: Mike Salisbury

: Architects' Choice

In this Late Show report, six
British architects present their own visions of Britain by selecting the most exciting new public and private buildings in the country. Reporter: Martin Pawley. Producer JANEY WALKER


Reporter: Martin Pawley.
Producer: Janey Walker
Director: Renee Knight

: Ravel

This lavish celebration of the elusive life and scintillating music of Maurice Ravel features performances by Victoria de los Angeles, Alicia de Larrocha and other leading interpreters, reminiscences by his friends, rare movie footage, photographs and readings from Ravel's unpublished letters by Anthony Valentine.
The Montreal Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Charles Dutoit.
A Rhombus Media Inc production


Unknown: Alicia de Larrocha
Unknown: Anthony Valentine.
Conducted By: Charles Dutoit.
Directed By: Larry Weinstein

: Screen Two: Old Flames

By Simon Gray. Starring and Daniel is an obeying and high-flying barrister with the good life on his side.
Nathaniel Quass is a rich and bizarre recluse, generous, obsessed and sad. This reluctant pair are caught up in an alliance against an ingenious conspiracy which threatens both of their lives.
Production manager BILL CRASKE Film editor BILL WRIGHT
Production designer DON TAYLOR Lighting cameraman DAVID FEIG Produced by KENITH TRODD
0 FILMS: page 18


Unknown: Simon Gray.
Unknown: Nathaniel Quass
Music By: Stephen Oliver
Unknown: Bill Craske
Editor: Bill Wright
Designer: Don Taylor
Unknown: David Feig
Produced By: Kenith Trodd
Directed By: Christopher Morahan
Daniel: Stephen Fry
Quass: Simon Callow
Nellie: Miriam Margolyes
Jackaboy: Clive Francis
Cricketer: Graham Seed
Man in car park: Christopher Driscoll
Sophie: Hetty Baynes
Herman: Frank Ellis
Parkes: Peter Gulnness
Carper: Michael Haughey
Photographer: Ursula Jones
Her companion: Ray Sparks
Zelda: Shaheen Khan
Strauss: Henry Goodman
Luigi: Romolo Bruni
Caroline: Zoe Rutland
Davina: Celia Imrie
Secretary: Helen Hazeldene
Cookson: James Coyle
Club porter: Harry Littlewood
Member: Roger Hammond
Servant: David Hatton
Hopjoy: Andy Bradford
Judge: John Atkinson
Nurse: Judy Holt
Doctor: Tim Meats

: Rapido

Antoine de Caunes presents features on David Byrne, Siouxsie, Neil Young, and Lenny Kravitz. Plus director Jean-Jacques Beineix.
(Shown last Wednesday)


Presenter: Antoine de Caunes
Unknown: David Byrne
Unknown: Neil Young
Unknown: Lenny Kravitz
Unknown: Jean-Jacques Beineix

: Snub TV

A distillation of the first series' high spots. Including
Happy Mondays, 808 State and The Stone Roses.

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