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: Children's BBC: Teddy Trucks

Animation. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Animated action. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: Record Breakers

Shown last Friday on BBC1.

: Breakfast News

With Signing. Subtitled ...................

: Pride of Dress

A look at the traditional clothes of Walcheren and Arnemuiden in the Netherlands

: Jerusalem: Of Heaven and Earth

Visitingthe world's holiest city.

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News of 1954. b/w

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.

9.00 Lernexpress (ages 13-16)

9.15 Teaching Today

9.45 Numbertime: Number Eight (ages 4-5)

: Children's BBC: Playdays

(Rpt) (Stereo)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Josie D'Arby

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7). 7561207 10.40 Look and Read (ages 7-9+) 9576820 11.00 Zig Zag (ages 8-10). Stereo 3635424 11.20 English Time (ages 11-14).
11.40 Jeunes Francophones (ages 14-16). Stereo 3558882 12.00 SportSbank: Soccerfages 11-16).

: Working Lunch

Adaily look at business news..........

: Daytime on Two

1.00 History File (ages 14-16). The World Since 1945. 20257240 1.25 Landmarks (ages 9-12). Britain Since 1930. Subtitled 87423356 1.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7). Matthew's Dream.

: Children's BBC: Just So Stories - How the Alphabet Was Made

Today: How the Alphabet Was Made. (Rpt)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Josie D'Arby

: The Long Summer of George Adams

Drama. Personal and professional problems come to a head during the summer of 1 952 tor the residents of a small town. With James Garnerand
Joan Hackett.
Director Stuart Margolin (1982) ................. * FILM REVIEWS pages 69-76


Unknown: James Garnerand
Unknown: Joan Hackett.
Director: Stuart Margolin

: News and Weather

Regional News; Weather

: Today's the Day

Daily quiz with Martyn Lewis.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery challenge with Fern Britton. ... PROGRAMME RECIPES: available on Ceefax page613.


Unknown: Fern Britton.

: Esther

Esther Rantzen debates issues with a studio audience. Stereo .....................


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Catchword

Word game with Paul Coia.
Director Justin C Adams ; Producer Leslie Mitchell
COMPETITION: telephone 0[number removed]. Calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate, 49p at other times.


Unknown: Paul Coia.
Director: Justin C Adams
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Another adventure with the US astronaut transported into the future. Unchained Woman. Buck masquerades as a ruthless convict to free the beautiful but cunning Jen Burton. Rpt ...............................................


Unknown: Jen Burton.
Buck Rogers: Gil Gerard
Jen Burton: Jamie Lee Curtis
Colonel Wilma Deering: Erin Gray
DrHuer: Tim O'Connor

: Lucinda Lambton's Alphabet of Britain

A celebration of little-known curiosities and delights.
WIs for Wax. In a Norfolk church, this artistic medium is found to be both alarming and magically lifelike.
Producer Andrew Gosling ; Executive producer Edward Mirzoeff


Producer: Andrew Gosling
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: The World at War: 11: Red Star

Another chance to see the acclaimed 26-part documentary series telling the history of the Second World War.
For two years the Soviet Army fought the Germans almost alone. The nation survived but with a loss of more than 20 million people. First shown on ITV (Subtitled)


Narrator: Laurence Olivier.
Writer: Neal Ascherson
Director/Producer: Martin Smith
Producer: Jeremy Isaacs

: Horizon

Whispers of Creation
Two years ago, newspaper headlines told of the discovery of "ripples in the universe", the first evidence of what happened afterthe
Big Bang. Horizon follows three teams as they race to "map" these ripples, and to find proof ofthe theory that minute wrinkles expanded fasterthan light to become huge walls of galaxies. See today's choices.
Writer/producer Karl Sabbagh ; Editor John Lynch Repeated Saturday at 2.1 Opm
BOOKLET: please send a cheque for £3.00, payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]


Producer: Karl Sabbagh
Editor: John Lynch

: 10x10

Showcase for short films by new directors. The Debt. A yuppie couple return to their New York apartment to find some terrible messages on their answerfone. This black comedy won the Best Short Film award at the Cannes Film Festival.
With Paul Lazar , Scott Renderer and Kirsten Johnston.
Director Bruno de Almeida Stereo Subtitled3257 14


Unknown: Paul Lazar
Unknown: Scott Renderer
Unknown: Kirsten Johnston.

: Steptoe and Son: The Offer

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
This pilot episode, made for Comedy Playhouse in 1962, introduced the British public to scrap dealers Harold and Albert Steptoe (Harry H. Corbett and Wilfred Brambell).

Harold sees an opportunity that may enable him to realise his dream of finally leaving home.
(B/W) (Rpt)


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Producer: John Howard Davies
Harold: Harry H. Corbett
Albert: Wilfrid Brambell

: Martin Chuzzlewit

Six-part adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel.
2: The Pecksniffs return to
Wiltshire to carry out Old Martin's I orders. Aftera tender partingfrom Mrs Lupin , Mark Tapley helps Young Martin to a secret rendezvous with Mary Graham. The darker side of the Chuzzlewit family is revealed. See today's choices.
Screenplay David Lodge: Producer Chris Parr DirectorPedrJames Stereo
Repeated next Sunday afternoon on BBC 1 .
Then Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Mrs Lupin
Unknown: Mark Tapley
Unknown: Young Martin
Unknown: Mary Graham.
Producer: Chris Parr
Seth Pecksniff: Tom Wilkinson
Mercy Pecksniff: Julia Sawalha
Charity Pecksniff: Emma Chambers
Jonas Chuzzlewit: Keith Allen
Anthony Chuzzlewit: Paul Scofield
MrChuffey: John Mills
Young Martin Chuzzlewit: Ben Walden
Tom Pinch: Philip Franks
Mark Tapley: Steve Nicolson
Mrs Lupin: Lynda Bellingham
Mary Graham: Pauune Turner
Montague Tigg: Pete Postlethwaite
DavidCrimple: David Bradley
MrsTodgers: Maggie Steed
Bailey: Paul Francis
Lewsome: Stephen Mapes
Augustus Moddle: John Padden

: Newsnight

With PeterSnow.

: Julian Barnes in 10½ Chapters

In this Late Show special
Michael Ignatieff talks to novelist Julian Bames about his inventive style, his novels (including The History of the World in 10½ Chapters), and his response to .the criticism that his work is brilliantly clever but emotionally cold.
Producer David Herman Stereo ...........


Talks: Michael Ignatieff
Unknown: Julian Bames
Producer: David Herman Stereo

: Weatherview

: 1.25am Death of a Bureaucrat

Black comedy about a widow determined to exhume her husband's body and prove her eligibility fora pension. In
Spanish with English subtitles. With Salvador Wood , Silvia Planas and Manuel Estanillo.
DirectorTomás Gutiérrez Alea 1966)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 69-76


Unknown: Salvador Wood
Unknown: Silvia Planas
Unknown: Manuel Estanillo.

: Nightschool TV

A chance to record secondary school programmes. Tonight, the modern languages series Lernexpress..

: BBC Select

Disability Agenda: Julie Femandez presents tips on gardening, and Sheila Kaye reminisces. With signing and subtitles


Unknown: Julie Femandez
Unknown: Sheila Kaye

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