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: Westminster

Presented by Peter Mayne.


Presented By: Peter Mayne.

: Daytime on Two Inset

40 Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
Teaching Science in the Primary School 2: Further Help with Attainment Target One

: Standard Grade Art and Design

A Style of One's Own
The distinctive styles of two young photographers. Producer ELAINE MACLEAN BBC Scotland


Producer: Elaine MacLean

: Look and Read

Geordie Racer
Down in the Cellars

: Around Scotland

Edwardian Scotland
2: At Work and School
Fifteen-year-old Alec works as an ironmonger's apprentice while his brother and sister attend school.
Producer ISHBEL MACLEAN BBC Scotland

: Storytime

Yes Ma'am
One of the animals in today's song will answer you.
Presented by Jaye Griffiths with children from Easton Infants' School.
Animation PETER LANG
A Ragdoll production for BBCtv (Shoum on Wednesday at 2.00pm)


Presented By: Jaye Griffiths
Unknown: Peter Lang
Producer: Moyra Gambleton

: Into Music

Putting on a Musical Lost and Found
A musical which tells the story of Hanna who runs away from home. Performed by children from Belmont Junior School.

: Wondermaths

12: Using scale models.

: Let's See

Going to Hospital
(Shoum on Tuesday at 9.40am)

: Diez Temas

La Familia

: Scene

Sexual Harrassment
A group of teenage girls discuss their views. (R)

: Language File The Hardest Thing You'll Ever Do

... is learn to talk. We see children of different ages and hear crucial stages in the growth of their speech. Producer PAUL ASHTON


Producer: Paul Ashton

: King Rollo: Bath

by David McKee.
Narrated by Ray Brooks. (R)


Writer: David McKee
Narrator: Ray Brooks
Production: Clive Juster

: Chris and Crumble

Chris discovers that baby -sitting can be exhausting.
Narrated by Peter Hawkins. Producer MAURICE POOLEY (R)


Unknown: Peter Hawkins.
Producer: Maurice Pooley

: English Time

Spells, Charms and Curses Three different types of traditional tales.
Storytellers: Hugh Lupton , Janet Palmer and Brendan Healy. (R)


Unknown: Hugh Lupton
Unknown: Janet Palmer
Unknown: Brendan Healy.

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Why do Cosmo and Dibs bully a favourite teddy bear? (R)


Zak: Christopher Lilucrap
Stella: Sita Ramamurthy

: The Historyman

The Battle of Naseby decided the fate of absolutist monarchy in this country. The battlefield is now under threat of development.
Bryan McNerney makes an appeal that it should be spared.
Produced by BRYAN MCNERNEY (R)


Unknown: Bryan McNerney
Produced By: Bryan McNerney

: Mixed Blessings

Two women go into a nursing home to have their babies - both of them girls. The mothers become friends but things start to go wrong when Margaret is convinced she's been given Blanche's baby. Producer JONATHAN GILI Editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF
(First shoum in '40 Minutes')


Producer: Jonathan Gili
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: News

Weather followed by Indoor Hockey Royal Bank Club Championship
From Crystal Palace.
Will St Albans win the title for the third consecutive year? Barry Davies introduces the final.


Unknown: St Albans
Introduces: Barry Davies

: Cupid Rides the Range

Starring Ray Whitley.
Ray is in jail accused of horse stealing but after a few songs he still get his girl. Director LOUIS BROCK An RKO Short


Unknown: Ray Whitley.
Director: Louis Brock

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Catchword

Anagram: grip on sea. Clue: group of islands. 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

: Behind the Headlines

Five new ways of looking at what's happening this week. Today Kathy Lette and friends take a sceptical look at developments in the media and entertainment industries. Producer JANE BERTHOUD


Unknown: Kathy Lette
Producer: Jane Berthoud

: Clean Slate

The education magazine presented by Jackie Spreckley and Jill Cochrane.
This week's programme includes an item on how primary school children in Londonderry are being successfully educated through the medium of the Irish language.
In Second Chance, there's a look at how a former factory worker from Scotland has become choreographer-in -residence at 'The Place' theatre in London.
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS
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Presented By: Jackie Spreckley
Presented By: Jill Cochrane.
Producer: Jeremy Orlebar
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Food and Drink

: PM

East of Sumatra
Starring and On the Pacific island of Tungga, mining engineer
Mullane makes a pact with the local chief to provide trading supplies in return for native labour. But trouble begins when head office flies in a plane load of mining machinery.
0 FILMS: page 18


Play By: Frank Gill
Producer: Albert J. Cohen
Director: Budd Boetticher
Duke Mullane: Jeff Chandler
Lory Hale: Marilyn Maxwell
: Anthony Quinn
Minyora: Suzan Ball
Daniel Catlin: John Sutton
McLeod: Jay C Flippen
Baltimore: Scat Man Crothers
Atib: Aram Katcher

: Animation Now

The Crow and the Canary

: A Street of Our Own

4: The Circus, Bath
The last of four films about different streets in the South and West. With Pitt the Elder, and Thomas Gainsborough among its former residents, and its beautiful houses, the Circus is seen as the epitome of Georgian elegance. But who lives there now, and what goes on behind the handsome doorways?
Executive producer BERNARD CLARK A Clark production for BBC South and West
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Unknown: Thomas Gainsborough
Producer: Michael Hutchinson
Producer: Bernard Clark

: Public Eye

Bridging the Childcare Gap - a Price Worth Paying?
Almost two thirds of firms in Britain are reporting serious skill shortages. Employers' plans are thwarted by a growing obstacle - the cost and availability of childcare. Almost 80 per cent of women who want to return to work say problems in finding someone to look after the children prevent them resuming their careers. Ministers have urged employers to set up workplace nurseries and asked education authorities to keep schools open late. The Government's critics say there should be a comprehensive childcare policy with tax concessions for parents. Public Eye examines the growing demands to make this a top priority for the 1990s.
Presented by Peter Taylor with the BBC's Social Affairs
Editor Polly Toynbee. Producer DIPPY CHAUDHARY Editor NIGEL CHAPMAN


Presented By: Peter Taylor
Editor: Polly Toynbee.
Editor: Nigel Chapman

: First Time Planting

The east facing border gets most of its sunshine in the early morning. Beth Chatto and Rosemary Verey show their ideas for planting their own east borders selecting yellow foliage shrubs which provide pools of brightness throughout the day. Fencing for climbing plants gives an added dimension to the garden and planted correctly, clematis will give years of enjoyment in the garden.
Presented by Geoff Hamilton and Gay Search.
Producer DENIS W. GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 617 7
0 GARDENING: page 85
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Unknown: Beth Chatto
Unknown: Rosemary Verey
Presented By: Geoff Hamilton

: Colin's Sandwich

By Paul Smith and Terry Kyan. Starring and Colin has three days to write a short synopsis for a 90-minute thriller. However, his schedule does not make allowances for Stuart and Rosemary's turkey.
Produced by JAMIE RIX and JOHN KILBY


Unknown: Paul Smith
Unknown: Terry Kyan.
Produced By: Jamie Rix
Produced By: John Kilby
Colin Watkins: Mel Smith
Jenny: Louisa Rix
Alan: Nicholas Ball
Rosemary: Lindsay Duncan
Stuart: Jonathan Coy
Travers: Andrew Robertson
Trevor: Tony Haase
Graham: Lee Cornes
Mandy: Kim Clifford
First writer: Geoffrey McGivern
Second writer: Berwick Kaler

: Arena

Oblomov is a slob. Even
Gorbachev is said to have denounced him from the podium: 'We must stamp out the Oblomovs from our society.' The lazy aristocrat of Goncharov's 19th-century masterpiece has become a Russian folk-hero. After 100 years asleep, Oblomov is re-awoken in modem-day Russia - this time as a lazy party bureaucrat. Perestroika, quite frankly, bores him. He was more at home in Brezhnev's 'Period of Stagnation'. Oblomov's foul-tempered chauffeur,
Zachar, narrates this bizarre tragi-comedy: for the story of Oblomov's vain attempts to raise himself from his bed is the story of Russia. Filmed on location in the Soviet Union.
Series editors ANTHONY WALL and NIGEL FINCH Director PAUL LEE
0 FEATURE: page 12


Unknown: Nigel Finch
Director: Paul Lee
Oblomov: George Wendt
Zachar: Ronald Fraser

: Newsnight

Jeremy Paxman and a team of BBC reporters with the day's top stories.
Reporters: David Coss , Olenka Frenkiel ,
Peter Kellner , Wesley Ken ', Peter Marshall ,
Julian O'Halloran , Rupert Segar , David Sells , Sarah Spillei , Francine Stock ,
Janet Trewin and Charles Wheelei. Deputy editors KEITH BOWERS and EAMONN MATTHEWS Editor JOHN MORRISON


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
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 Spillei
Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Janet Trewin
Unknown: Charles Wheelei.
Editors: Keith Bowers
Editors: Eamonn Matthews
Editor: John Morrison

: Weatherview

: Cabaret

Starring and A cabaret singer, working among the decadent cafe society of Berlin in the 1930s, falls in love with a young Englishman. Their affair develops against a background of street violence and the gradual rise of fascism in Germany.
Screenplay by JAY ALLEN Produced by CY FEUER
Choreographed and directed by BOB FOSSE
0 FILMS: page 18


Unknown: Jay Allen
Directed By: Bob Fosse
Sally Bowles: Liza Minnelli
Master of Ceremonies: Joel Gray
Brian Roberts: Michael York
Maximilian von Heune: Helmut Griem
Fritz: Fritz Whpper
Natalia Landauer: Marisa Berenson

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