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Elizabeth Watts and Wayne Jackman say Hallo Again. The Emperor's New Clothes Musicians RICHARD BROWN
PETER HOWLAND , MARTIN FRITH Director MARTIN FISHER
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE

Contributors

Unknown:
Elizabeth Watts
Unknown:
Wayne Jackman
Musicians:
Richard Brown
Unknown:
Peter Howland
Unknown:
Martin Frith
Director:
Martin Fisher
Editor:
Cynthia Felgate

One image of God is of an Uncle George or a Santa
Claus; another is that he is male, white and British.
Fr Gerry Hughes argues that deformed images of God like these are the biggest obstacles to a deeper prayer life. Director STEVE BENSON
Producer HELEN ALEXANDER

Contributors

Unknown:
Fr Gerry Hughes
Director:
Steve Benson
Producer:
Helen Alexander

Ann Easter joins Hazel Wood in her home in Wells for a time of worship and prayer. The Rev Michael Taylor reflects on what Jesus meant when he said I Am the Door. Readings: Jeremiah 23, w 1-4, John 10. vv 1-10
Producer ERNEST REA
Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Ann Easter
Unknown:
Hazel Wood
Unknown:
Michael Taylor
Producer:
Helen Alexander

A marketplace of ideas
Join Judi Spiers and find out how you can save time, effort and, above all, money.
This week, how to live out of a box; how to design a pizza for a prize, and your own designer sweater for a song - and how to trim your turn. Director DAVE THOMAS
Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS (e)
For free leaflet send a large sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Judi Spiers
Director:
Dave Thomas
Producer:
Erica Griffiths

French for beginners in the second of 15 programmes. Presented by Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones (R)
(Complementary programme on Radio 4 VHF/FM at 5.00pm)

Contributors

Presenter:
Carolle Rousseau
Presenter:
Patrick Simpson-Jones
Studio Director:
Mary Sprent
Producer:
David Wilson

A series of five programmes with Andrew Sachs and his guide from Barcelona, Manuel

Andrew leaves the Costa Brava and sets off with Manuel on the road to Aragon.
(R) (e)
Notes for teachers available.
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Contributors

Presenter/Manuel:
Andrew Sachs
Language Consultant:
Derek Utley
Film Cameraman:
David Swan
Producer:
Bernard Adams

The third of four programmes featuring the 1987 party conferences.
Labour Party Conference 1987 Brighton was the venue for this year's Labour Party
Conference, and Sign Extra brings you some of the highlights with sign language and subtitles. Presenter Clive Mason Interpreter John Lee

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Mason
Unknown:
John Lee

Thirty Years On with John Humphrys Following 30 years of unprecedented expansion and prosperity, agriculture's golden days are over. Political and financial support is waning and public concern about food surpluses and damage to the countryside is growing. In the third of a special series to celebrate this programme's 30th anniversary, some provocative solutions are offered for the troubled years ahead. Producers
MIKE DERBY , MICHAEL FITZGERALD Series producer MARTIN SMALL BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
John Humphrys
Unknown:
Mike Derby
Unknown:
Michael Fitzgerald

with Vivian White
Starting with News Summary The weekly programme of lively discussion - making the news with those in power and hearing the views of those who challenge them. Producers
CATHY HOLT. VIRGINIA ASHCOMBE Editor LYDIA HOWARD

Contributors

Unknown:
Vivian White
Unknown:
Cathy Holt. Virginia
Editor:
Lydia Howard

by Jane Hollowood and Gilly Fraser.
"You can't lie, Kathy. It's all over your face. It's Colin innit? Opening his big mouth. Just wait till I get my hands on him."
(Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Writer:
Jane Hollowood
Writer:
Gilly Fraser
Series Producer:
Julia Smith

starring
See You in Court
What does a widow accused of wrecking her rented apartment and a traffic accident involving Kris have in common? One angry old man called Gus is determined to see fair play in both cases. Written by JERRY MCNEELY
Directed by ROBERT SCHEERER

Contributors

Written By:
Jerry McNeely
Directed By:
Robert Scheerer
Gus:
Wilford Brimley
Jessie:
Deidre Hall
Kris:
Shannen Doherty
David:
Chad Allen
Molly:
Keri Houlihan
Joe:
Gerald S O'Loughlin

by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Dramatised in 16 episodes by ALEXANDER BARON starring
7: Amelia Invades the Low Countries
The newly-wed Amelia has accompanied her husband to war. Becky is there too, but for her the Duchess of Richmond's ball is a far more important battleground than the field of Waterloo.
Music composed and conducted by NIGEL HESS
Lighting DAVE BUSHELL
Script editor PHILLIPPA GILES Designer GAVIN DAVIES
Producer TERRANCE DICKS
Director DIARMUID LAWRENCE
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Contributors

Unknown:
William Makepeace
Unknown:
Alexander Baron
Conducted By:
Nigel Hess
Unknown:
Dave Bushell
Editor:
Phillippa Giles
Designer:
Gavin Davies
Producer:
Terrance Dicks
Director:
Diarmuid Lawrence
Amelia:
Rebecca Saire
George Osborne:
Benedict Taylor
Dobbin:
Simon Dormandy
Rawdon Crawley:
Jack Klaff
Jos Sedley:
James Saxon
Becky:
Eve Matheson
Gen Tufto:
Malcolm Terris
Maj O'Dowd:
Tony Doyle
Peggy O'Dowd:
Eileen Colgan
Dragoon:
Nigel Makin
Hussar:
Mark Bassenger
Mrs Sedley:
Gillian Raine
Mr Sedley:
David Swift
Banker:
Simon Carter
Tom Stubble:
Adrian Ross-Magenty
Lady Barking:
Wendy Williams
Lady Bareacres:
Dawn Keeler
Mrs Tantamount:
Fleur Chandler
Artillery officer:
Robert Richards
George's orderly:
Colin Wakefield

from Builth Wells
Cliff Morgan visits Builth Wells, a small mid-Wales market town on the banks of the lovely River Wye. He learns how ANN AND
WYNDHAM JONES train their sheepdogs for competitions like One Man and His Dog and meets the High Sheriff for the County of Powys, ROSALIND THOMAS.
Local Christians gather at the Alpha Presbyterian Church to sing their Songs of Praise.
We have a gospel to proclaim (Fulda); Love divine, all loves excelling (Blaenwern); In heavenly love abiding (Penlan); The church's one foundation (Aurelia); Teach me to serve thee, Lord (Builth); Majesty 0 Jesus, I have promised (Wolvercote)' King of glory, King of peace (Gwalchmai)
Conductor DAVID GEDGE
Researcher STEPHEN LYNAS Producer DAFYDD OWEN Editor STEPHEN WHITTLE
(Shoum again on Monday on BBC2 at 2.15pm)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Rosalind Thomas.
Conductor:
David Gedge
Conductor:
Researcher Stephen
Producer:
Dafydd Owen
Editor:
Stephen Whittle

Regional Variations (2)

Three Up, Two Down

BBC One London

Three Up, Two Down

Series 3

Episode 7: Life and Death

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC One London

Sitcom from the 80s. Daphne rejects Sam's advice and returns to Cheltenham to find a more reliable source of wisdom.

Contributors

Angie Tyler:
Lysette Anthony
Nick Tyler:
Ray Burdis
Sam Tyler:
Michael Elphick
Daphne Trenchard:
Angela Thorne

A series in 13 parts devised by GERARD GLAISTER and ALLAN PRIOR starring and Episode 7 by ANTHONY OSBORN 'There's going to be a wind of change sweeping through that yard! I'm going to drag the Mermaid out of the 19th century if it's the last thing I do - and all its men!'
Title music
SIMON MAY and LESLIE OSBORNE Designer BOB HUTTON Script consultant
RAYMOND THOMPSON
Script editor MARK LYONS
Producer GERARD GLAISTER Director MICHAEL E. BRIANT
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Contributors

Unknown:
Gerard Glaister
Unknown:
Allan Prior
Unknown:
Anthony Osborn
Unknown:
Simon May
Unknown:
Leslie Osborne
Designer:
Bob Hutton
Unknown:
Raymond Thompson
Editor:
Mark Lyons
Producer:
Gerard Glaister
Director:
Michael E. Briant
Tom Howard:
Maurice Colbourne
Jan Howard:
Jan Harvey
Kate Harvey:
Dulcie Gray
Jack Rolfe:
Glyn Owen
Charles Frere:
Tony Anholt
Avril Rolfe:
Susan Gilmore
Ken Masters:
Stephen Yardley
Sir Edward Frere:
Nigel Davenport
Leo Howard:
Edward Highmore
Amanda Parker:
Francesca Gonshaw
Polly Urquhart:
Patricia Shakesby
Gerald Urquhart:
Ivor Danvers
Sir John Stevens:
Willoughby Gray
Sarah Foster:
Sarah-Jane Varley
Bill Sayers:
Robert Vahey
Anna Lee:
Sarah Lam
Emma Neesome:
Sian Webber
Mr Lee:
Burt Kwouk
Geoffrey Silbertson:
James Warwick
Ruth Silbertson:
Beverley Walding
Werner Grunwald:
Gregory de Polnay
Assistant bank manager:
Michael Irwin
Mr Parker:
Leon Tanner
Mrs Parker:
Auriol Smith

written by CARLA LANE
The story of the Boswells, a family of lovable rogues, their unity, loyalty and ability to survive in today's world.
Title music by DAVID MACKAY Designer TIM GLEESON
Directed by SUSAN BELBIN Produced by ROBIN NASH
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Contributors

Written By:
Carla Lane
Music By:
David MacKay
Designer:
Tim Gleeson
Directed By:
Susan Belbin
Produced By:
Robin Nash
Mrs Boswell:
Jean Boht
Joey Boswell:
Peter Howrrr
Jack Boswell:
Victor McGuire
Adrian Boswell:
Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell:
Nick Conway
Aveline Boswell:
Gilly Coman
Mr Boswell:
Ronald Forfar
Grandad:
Kenneth Waller
Julie:
Hilary Crowson
Carmen:
Jenny Jay
Lilo Lill:
Eileen Pollock
DHSS clerk:
Pamela Power
Police officer:
Barry Woolgar

by OLIVIA MANNING
Screenplay in seven parts by ALAN PLATER
2: January 1940. The
Romanian prime minister has been assassinated by the fascist Iron Guard and Bucharest is rife with rumour and counter-rumour. Guy, gregarious as ever, is at the centre of the city's intellectual life, popular alike with his students and with the ex-patriate community of diplomats, agents, refugees, spies and politicians. Harriet is beginning to wonder when he will find time for her. Title music RESL 221 from retailers
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Contributors

Unknown:
Olivia Manning
Unknown:
Alan Plater
Harriet Pringle:
Emma Thompson
Guy Pringle:
Kenneth Branagh
Prince Yakimov:
Ronald Pickup
Dobson:
Charles Kay
Inchcape:
James Villiers
Galpin:
Desmond McNamara
Clarence:
Richard Clifford
Dubedat:
Mark Drewry
Commander Sheppy:
Ronald Fraser
Foxy Leverett:
Glyn Grain
Sasha Drucker:
Harry Burton
Sophie Oresanu:
Elena Secota
Despina:
Magdalena Buznea
Bella Niculesco:
Caroline Langrishe
Nikko Niculesco:
Vladimir Mirodan
Nikko Niculesco:
Vernon Dobt Cheff
Horvath:
Mischa De La Motte
Palu:
Nicholas Amer
Landlady:
Jo Kendall
Costume designer:
Christine Rawuns
Film editor:
Tariq Anwar
Designer:
Tim Harvey
Photography:
David Feig
Producer:
Betty Willingale
Director:
James Cellan Jones

No Easy Road: Michael Buerk 's South Africa
For four years,
Michael Buerk reported on South Africa for BBC Television
News. He saw the country at its best and at its worst. He made many friends, black, white and coloured; he was also shot at, gassed, beaten, locked up, censored, and finally expelled. He cannot go back. But now, using material some of which has never been shown, he tells us what it was really like to live and work on the edge of a racial battleground.
This first programme in a new series of Everyman goes behind the news for a personal look at the country and the people for whom there is 'no easy road'. Film editor RICHARD SEEL Producer STEPHEN WALKER
Everyman editor JANE DRABBLE
0 FEATURE: page 9

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Buerk
Unknown:
Michael Buerk
Producer:
Stephen Walker
Editor:
Jane Drabble

Six speculations on life in the computer age. with Robert Powell 2: The Leak
Suppose it's the year 2000 and every home has its data terminal and that libraries disappear. Imagine that politics are the business of electronic engineers and that governments maintain computer dossiers on every citizen from birth to death. What if a clandestine group of computer hackers broke into a secret government database and leaked its contents on to every domestic screen? Is that the only way to stop the world of 1984 coming true?
Videotape editor STEVE KNATTRESS Music ANDY ROBERTS
Producer PAUL KRIWACZEK

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Powell
Producer:
Paul Kriwaczek

Regional Variations (2)

The Sky at Night

Jodrell - The Listening Bank

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC One West

Sir Patrick Moore reports on work at Jodrell Bank, the United Kingdom's foremost radio telescope.

BBC One London

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BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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