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: News

: Westminster

Last Friday's proceedings presented by Brian Curtois. Producers Andrew Maywood and Janine Thomason


Presented By: Brian Curtois.
Producers: Andrew Maywood
Producers: Janine Thomason

: Daytime on Two Diez Temas

Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
Beginner's Spanish. Birthday parties. (R)

: Lifeschool

Working unsocial hours. (R) (Details on Wednesday at 12.30pm)

: You and Me

For 4- and 5-year-olds.
Today's programme may help adults discuss with children times when touches are unwelcome. (R)
0 INFORMATION: available from Kidscape (Y). [address removed]

: Music Time

The gardens: listen out for tunes with jumps, steps and repeated notes, sing the Moaning Blues and hear the sounds of a woodwind quartet. The children in the Tuileries come to life.
Presenters: Jonathan Cohen and Helen Speirs with Duke Dobing (flute) Keith Marshal (oboe)
Prudence Whittaker (clarinet) Nicola Wingrove (bassoon). Animation Bura and Hardwick Puppets Alan Platt
Director Clare Elstow
Producer Elizabeth Bennett


Presenters: Jonathan Cohen
Presenters: Helen Speirs
Bassoon: Nicola Wingrove
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: Questions

Timmy Mallett and Anjuu Misra look at how religions often help their followers to understand something about moral choices. Jules and the Rules tells of a boy who has to face a decision. There is a retelling of an ancient Muslim story and a visit to a Jewish home and school.
Assistant producer Mike Dick Producer John Forrest


Unknown: Timmy Mallett
Unknown: Anjuu Misra
Producer: Mike Dick
Producer: John Forrest

: Zig Zag

In a shrinking world, the forests of Canada become increasingly important.
Paul Coia looks at the timber industry, old and new. (R)


Unknown: Paul Coia

: Techno

9: Dilly Bellingham tries out a robotic fashion mannequin in Tokyo and visits pneumatic rock stars in London. Why is taking a picture of a rubbish skip as difficult as a falcon in flight? To help with this, Mat Irvine and Dilly explore the world of model engineering. Assistant producer Derek Butler Series producer Robin Mudge


Producer: Derek Butler
Producer: Robin Mudge

: Into Music

Music and Actions
Children from Pinner Park Middle School and Glebe First and Middle School compose music to be played during the musical Lost and Found. (R)

: Thinkabout

Science for 5- to 7-year-olds. (R)

: History File

Twentieth-Century History
The fall of Europe to Nazi Germany was swift and unexpected. From June 1940 Britain was fighting alone. (R)

: Seventeen

Community work in Sunderland, an ex-prostitute, jumble sale fashion, community arts and music and CSV. (R)

: Science in Action

Make your own paper, watch a banana chop wood, see plastics suffering from stress and find out how monster molecules can create special effects for Doctor Who. (R)

: Postman Pat

A See-Saw programme.
The Rev Timms has to be stopped from catching the train to London.
Writer John Cunliffe. (R)


Writer: John Cunliffe
Designer/director: Ivor Wood

: Landmarks

All About Food
The first of two programmes on kitchen technology. (R)

: News

Weather followed by Words and Pictures
In Mrs Wobble the Waitress, Mrs Wobble gets the sack. Presented by Stuart Bradley.
Puppeteer: Mary Edwards. Animation Leo Beltoft
Producer Caroline Godley

: Songs of Praise

From Comber, Co Down.

: Behind the Screen

James Fox tells
Neil Mullarkey about the new three-part thriller Never Come Back starting on Wednesday on BBC2.
Producer Jeanine Josman


Unknown: James Fox
Unknown: Neil Mullarkey
Producer: Jeanine Josman

: News

Weather followed by The Yellow River
Different religions and philosophies have taken root along the river.
Written and narrated by Stephen Jessel.
Producer Viviana Woodruff
An NHK production in association with BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Stephen Jessel.
Producer: Viviana Woodruff

: Man and Boy

Mike Kendall and Simon King search for wildlife in the Highlands. Director John King BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Mike Kendall
Unknown: Simon King

: Advice Shop

The wages of ten million British workers fall below the Council of Europe's
'decency threshold'. But low pay also means long hours, unsafe conditions and rip-offs by unscrupulous employers. So what protection is there? The programme talks to hairdressers, office cleaners and farm workers and offers advice on claiming benefits to supplement low income. Presented by Hugh Scully and Helen Madden. Editor Chris Lent
0 PROGRAMME NOTES: send a large 15p sae to: [address removed]


Presented By: Hugh Scully
Presented By: Helen Madden.

: Gardeners' World

With Geoff Hamilton , Anne Swithinbank and Pippa Greenwood.
0 GARDENING: page 94


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood.

: Dames

Joan Blondell
Dick Powell
Mind-boggling Busby
Berkeley dance routines and a toe-tapping score which includes I Only Have Eyes for You are just two of the many delights in this spectacular 30s musical.
Choreographer Busby Berkeley Director Ray Enright
0 FILMS: pages 18-21


Unknown: Joan Blondell
Unknown: Dick Powell
Unknown: Busby Berkeley
Director: Ray Enright
Mabel Anderson: Joan Blondell
Jimmy Higgens: Dick Powell
Barbara Hemingway: Ruby Keeler
Mathilda Hemingway: Zasu Pitts


The final programme in the current series features
America's underground rock legends, the Cramps live; more of Manchester's finest - James live plus Tribe Called Quest and the debut angst of Big Hard Excellent Fish.

: Scene

Fitting Images 'You can't judge a book by its cover' - but all the evidence suggests that is precisely what people do; they make judgments based on the way others look. For Dennis Nye , Kathy Burke and Nicky Read , looks have played a significant part in their lives.
Series producer Roger Tonge Producer Julie Callanan (R)


Unknown: Dennis Nye
Unknown: Kathy Burke
Unknown: Nicky Read
Producer: Roger Tonge
Producer: Julie Callanan

: Young Musicianof the Year 1990

Steven Isserlis , the world-famous cellist, gives the last of five Master
Classes to former entrants in the BBC competition.
Katherine Hunka (violin), Rachel Roberts (viola) and String Young Musician of the Year winner in 1988, Paul Watkins (cello).
The music is by Beethoven, Faure and Shostakovich. Sound Harold Barnes Director Peter Maniura
Master Classes given in association with Lloyds Bank.


Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Violin: Katherine Hunka
Viola: Rachel Roberts
Cello: Paul Watkins
Unknown: Harold Barnes
Director: Peter Maniura

: Horizon

The Britannic Greenhouse
The fiercest storms for more than a century, the warmest winters and summers since records began: everyone is blaming global warming.
Scientists are out measuring roadside grass, bottling greenfly, staining plant roots, counting fish food, pushing rubber tubes into peat bogs and watching mushrooms grow. They're beginning to foresee how wildlife, landscape and nature responds to the changing climate and discover that nature may already be speeding up the greenhouse effect beyond our control.
Writer/Producer John Lynch Editor Robin Brightwell
0 TRANSCRIPT: send a cheque for £1.75, payable to BSS. to [address removed]


Producer: John Lynch
Editor: Robin Brightwell

: American Tales: The Executioner's Song

The second of a two-part film starring
Tommy Lee Jones Christine Lahti
Rosanna Arquette
Shortly after the murder of motel manager Bennie Bushnell , a witness identifies Gary Gilmore as the killer. At the trial the jury vote for the death penalty. In Utah State
Prison, Gary demands that the sentence be carried out. while the world's press descends.
Screenplay by Norman Mailer , based on his book
Producer and director Lawrence Schiller
W FILMS: pages 18-21


Unknown: Tommy Lee Jones
Unknown: Christine Lahti
Unknown: Rosanna Arquette
Unknown: Bennie Bushnell
Unknown: Gary Gilmore
Unknown: Norman Mailer
Director: Lawrence Schiller
Gary Gilmore: Tommy Lee Jones
Brenda Nicol: Christine Lahti
Nicole Baker: Rosanna Arquette
Vern Damico: Eli Wallach
Lt Nielsen: Ranee Howard
Ron Stranger: John Chappeli
Craig Snyder: Ray Girardin
Mikal Gilmore: Grant Gottschall

: Newsnight

Jeremy Paxman with the day's top stories.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: The Late Show

The live programme of the arts and media reports on people, issues and performances.
Producer Janey Walker Editor Roland Keating


Producer: Janey Walker
Editor: Roland Keating

: Weatherview

: Open University

Arts Foundation Course

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