Rabbits and Chalk Grasslands
From Manchester Polytechnic,
Magnus Magnusson presents the second programme of the 1980 series.
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Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the first day's play in the Cornhill Insurance Test series from Old Trafford.
Since advertising began, animals have sold objects. A winsome, wide-eyed puppy sitting by a phonograph sold gramophone records. A shaggy dog called Duke is immemorially associated with a brand of paint. Pretty cats lick their whiskers on screen just long enough for the advertiser to get the message across. This documentary film looks at a cottage industry - the homes and owners who supply and train animal celebrities for gala performances, fetes, television and films.
Producer Judi Conner
Executive producer Roger Mills (First shown in '40 Minutes
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Tony Lewis introduces live coverage of the whole of the morning's play on the second day from Old Trafford.
Previewing programmes of interest from the Open University.
In this film from the classic series of the 60s, Harold Williamson, the man who talks to children, visits the Colmers Farm Junior School in Birmingham and asks the boys and girls their views on running a home. (R)
Green Claws decides to do-it-himself with interesting results. He makes so much noise that Iris tries to escape to the countryside for some peace and quiet. With Nick Mercer and Stella Goodier.
Producer Christine Hewitt (R)
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Live coverage of the whole of the afternoon's play from Old Trafford. Introduced by Tony Lewis.
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Colonel Sir Edgar Fraser , a middle-aged widower, takes his student son Jon to Paris for a holiday and each secretly devises matrimonial plans for the other. Unfortunately, matters become confused when each falls for the charms of the 'wrong' woman.
Director Robert Hamer
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Ann Leslie of the Daily Mail looks at the events of the past week as they were reported in the national press. A Granada Television production for BBCtv
Famous chef-restaurateurs Albert and Michel Roux use their flair and expertise to give their creations that three-star Roux appeal.
Fish. This week the Roux brothers argue about where the best fish comes from and why Michel should not interfere when Albert is trying to finish a recipe. Today's dishes range from whiting with cheese and breadcrumbs to marguerite of salmon and turbot with a champagne sauce.
Director Sarah Novello Ruckley Producer Jill Marshall
A Hawkshead/ Frances Whitaker production for BBCtv (R)
Ashley Stephenson , Bailiff of the Royal Parks, reflects on a lifetime in horticulture which began in the Newcastle upon Tyne Parks department. Plus Dr David Delvin prescribes the remedy for plants which can cause allergic reactions. Also jobs for the week from Barnsdale. Presented by Geoff Hamilton , Nigel Colborn and Pippa Greenwood.
Executive producer Stephanie Silk Editor Dennis Adams
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Tonight's edition of this comedy series finds Nesbitt getting back to nature, exposes the intimate details of a hamster's love life and gives one more good reason why the prisoners of Cell Block H should remain behind bars. Featuring Kate Donnelly , Gregor Fisher , Andy Gray , Helen Lederer , Tony Roper , Elaine C Smith and Jonathan Watson.
Director/Producer Colin Gilbert (R)
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In the first programme of this new series on the craft of acting, internationally renowned stage and screen actress Janet Suzman imparts her knowledge of Shakespearian comedy to a group of young actors. Using extracts from three of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies in an informal workshop environment, Suzman produces a blend of enlightenment and entertainment.
With Ewen Cummins , Simon Heale , Ann-Marie Marriott ,
Veronica Roberts , Andrew Weale and Emma Cunningham.
Producers Maria Aitken and David G Croft
Donald MacCormick presents the day's top stories.
Soundshape. Next week at the Edinburgh International Festival the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra gives the first performance of a new commission by the young Chinese composer Tan Dun. Tonight's profile follows the creation of Tan's work Soundshape, which is scored for a unique ensemble of more than 50 ceramic instruments created in collaboration with studio potter Ragnar Naess. Introduced by Kirsty Wark.
Producer Mike Newman
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Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the second day's play from Old Trafford.