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The Why Bird Stop
It's Why's birthday - but has Simon really forgotten?
Puppeteer:
Fiona Beynon Brown. Music RICHARD BROWN Director
CLARE BRADLEY (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Fiona Beynon Brown.
Music:
Richard Brown
Director:
Clare Bradley
Bus driver:
Simon Davies

with Mark Chatterton , Tony Osoba. Christopher Lillicrap. Director CELIA THOMSON Producer JUDY MERRY BBC North West (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Chatterton
Unknown:
Tony Osoba.
Unknown:
Christopher Lillicrap.
Director:
Celia Thomson
Producer:
Judy Merry

This morning Mary Stretch visits the home of Stanley and Muriel Farrant-Russell in Halstead, Kent.
Reading: Luke 14, vv 25-33. Director ROS NEVIN
Producer CHRIS LOUGHLIN Editor HELEN ALEXANDER

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Stretch
Unknown:
Muriel Farrant-Russell
Director:
Ros Nevin
Producer:
Chris Loughlin
Editor:
Helen Alexander

starring and Returning to the robust timberland wilderness of Montana, Tim Chipman 's homecoming is marred by the mysterious death of his father and the rough reaction of Croft Brunner to Tim's presence. With both men determined to succeed in the lumber business, a deadly rivalry begins....
Screenplay by ALLEN RIVKIN from a novel by DAN CUSHMAN Directed by JOE KANE 0 FILMS: page 16

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Chipman
Unknown:
Croft Brunner
Unknown:
Allen Rivkin
Novel By:
Dan Cushman
Directed By:
Joe Kane
Tim Chipman:
Sterling Hayden
Lynne Tilton:
Vera Ralston
Croft Brunner:
David Brian
Swiftwater Tilton:
Adolphie Menjou
Jingles:
Hoagy Carmichael
Steve Riika:
Chill Wills

with Diane Adams , George Shevstov , Louise Cullen and Zoe Williams.
Cherith has a problem. She is the only member of her father's congregation unable to speak in tongues. But then a young man enters her life. Directed Dy SHIRLEY BARRETT

Contributors

Unknown:
Diane Adams
Unknown:
George Shevstov
Unknown:
Louise Cullen
Unknown:
Zoe Williams.
Unknown:
Dy Shirley Barrett

The last of the summer monthly roadshows.
In Scotland this time, a visit to deaf people in the highlands and islands, and a brief look at an event in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Presented by Clive Mason and Maureen Denmark. (e)

Contributors

Presented By:
Clive Mason
Presented By:
Maureen Denmark.

Rothamsted Experimental Station in Hertfordshire is the founding father of agricultural research in the world. Its work covers a huge range, from viruses in bees to the genetic manipulation of arable crops. Yet like all other public sector agricultural research establishments, it too has had to face Government cuts. Ian Breach reports. Plus at 12.55pm the weather for the countryside with Michael Fish.
Director PATRICK FLAVELLE Producer MIKE DERBY
Editor MICHAEL FITZGERALD BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Breach
Unknown:
Michael Fish.
Director:
Patrick Flavelle
Producer:
Mike Derby
Editor:
Michael Fitzgerald

with Moira Stuart
followed by The High Chaparral: The Deceivers

Written by John Starr Neindorff

starring
(R)

Contributors

Newsreader:
Moira Stuart
Writer (The High Chaparral):
John Starr Neindorff
Director (The High Chaparral):
William Whitney
Big John Cannon:
Leif Erickson
Buck:
Cameron Mitchell
Billy Blue:
Mark Slade
Victoria:
Linda Cristal
Manolito:
Henry Darrow
Chio:
Robert Loggia
Tina:
Bonnie Bedelin

Continues a season of British movies about the Second World War. Starring with and
El Alamein , October 1942: Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel , the 'Desert Fox', is relieved of his command and returns to Germany. Here he is asked to join the group of officers planning to assassinate Hitler and suddenly he finds himself faced with an agonizing choice - between his duty as a soldier and as a German.
Screenplay by NUNNALLY JOHNSON Based on the biography by BRIGADIER DESMOND YOUNG. MC Produced by NUNNALLY JOHNSON Directed by HENRY HATHAWAY
0 FILMS: page 16

Contributors

Unknown:
El Alamein
Unknown:
Erwin Rommel
Play By:
Nunnally Johnson
Produced By:
Nunnally Johnson
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
Rommel:
James Mason
Dr Karl Strolin:
Cedric Hardwicke
Frau Rommel:
Jessica Tandy
Hitler:
Luther Adler
Gen Burgdorf:
Everett Sloane
Field Marshal Von Rundstedt:
Leo G. Carroll
Himself:
Desmond Young

A Tribute to Sir Peter Scott
Presented by Sir David Attenborough. From Slimbridge to
Antarctica, Peter Scott campaigned, cajoled and inspired people to save the natural world. Painter, explorer, scientist, inventor, sportsman, broadcaster, he excelled in all these pursuits. David Attenborough traces his accomplishments around the world in this story of Peter Scott 's remarkable life. Film editor TOM POORE
Executive producer JOHN SPARKS Producer CAROLINE BAKER
0 EARTHWATCH: page 79

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Peter Scott
Presented By:
Sir David Attenborough.
Unknown:
Peter Scott
Unknown:
David Attenborough
Unknown:
Peter Scott
Editor:
Tom Poore
Producer:
John Sparks
Producer:
Caroline Baker

Presented by Selina Scott
Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Raj Dhanda.
Today, the launch of a fashion design competition for schools; leading hairdresser Trevor Sorbie takes the short cut to
Colchester; and there are designs for top men in the high street. The King's Road is under threat as London's most fashionable thoroughfare, and a report on how the game of polo has turned out players and punters in mint condition. Producer CLARE STRIDE
Executive producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Presented By:
Selina Scott
Presented By:
Jeff Banks
Presented By:
Caryn Franklin
Presented By:
Raj Dhanda.
Unknown:
Trevor Sorbie

by Gerald Durrell.
Screenplay in ten parts by Charles Wood. Starring and with 2: Guided by Spiro, the Durrell family begins to settle in on Corfu. George attempts to teach Gerry arithmetic, but Gerry is far more interested in doing business with the Rose-Beetle Man.
Music composed and conducted by DARYL RUNSWICK
Producer JOE WATERS
Director PETER BARBER-FLEMING (R)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Gerald Durrell.
Unknown:
Charles Wood.
Unknown:
Rose-Beetle Man.
Conducted By:
Daryl Runswick
Producer:
Joe Waters
Director:
Peter Barber-Fleming
Spiro:
Brian Blessed
Mrs Durrell:
Hannah Gordon
Gerry Durrell:
Darren Redmayne
Larry Durrell:
Anthony Calf
Leslie:
Guy Scantlebury
MargO:
Sarah-Jane Holm
George:
Paul Rhys
Rose-Beetle Man:
Stathis Psaltis

Paul Daniels appeals on behalf of the Understanding Disabilities Educational
Trust which aims to create a greater awareness and understanding of people with visual, hearing, physical and mental disabilities.
Cliff Michelmore and Lynette Lithgow report. With subtitles for the hard-of-hearing.
Producer JILL DAWSON
9 DONATIONS: to[address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Daniels
Unknown:
Cliff Michelmore
Unknown:
Lynette Lithgow
Producer:
Jill Dawson
Unknown:
Paul Daniels

Debbie Thrower visits
Fleetwood - once a major fishing port and tourist resort.
She meets Jack and Freda Kelly who have known the joys and sorrows of the fishing industry. She also visits the factory where Linda Lofthouse 's family manufactures a traditional product enjoyed all over the world. The people of Fleetwood join Debbie in the North Euston Gardens overlooking Morecambe Bay to sing their songs of praise. Alleluia raise the anthem (Unser Herrscher); Pull for the shore;
Fight the good fight (Duke Street); Bread and fishes; Just as I am
(Misericordia); I watch the sunrise; Eternal Father, strong to save
(Melita); Manx fishermen's evening hymn (Peel Castle).
Researcher HELENA TAYLOR Producer NOEL VINCENT Editor ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC North West
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Contributors

Unknown:
Freda Kelly
Unknown:
Linda Lofthouse
Unknown:
Helena Taylor
Producer:
Noel Vincent
Editor:
Roger Hutchings

by Roy Clarke.
July 1939: any thoughts of impending war fade into insignificance the morning after the annual co-op dance. It must have been all that dreamy music....
2: Compo Drops In with Designer STEPHAN PACZAI Produced and directed by MIKE STEPHENS
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Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Clarke.
Designer:
Stephan Paczai
Directed By:
Mike Stephens
Norman Clegg:
David Fenwick
Mrs Clegg:
Maggie Ollerenshaw
Sherbet:
Paul Oldham
Anita Pillsworth:
Linda Davidson
Seymour:
Paul McLain
Compo:
Paul Wyett
Ivy:
Sarah Dangerfield
Dilys:
Joanne Heywood
Mr Scrimshaw:
Derek Benfield
Customer:
Michael Bilton
Nora:
Helen Patrick
Lena:
Judy Flynn
Wally:
Gary Whitaker
Foggy:
Richard Lumsden
Radio newsreader:
Richard Aylen
Lady in house:
Kathleen Worth
Mrs Norbury:
Patricia England
Mexican admiral:
Joe Belcher
Mr Clegg:
Peter Sallis

devised by Gerard Glaister and Allan Prior , written by Mervyn Haisman. Starring and 2:
'One time I'd have trusted you completely. Not any more. So don't ever put me in a situation like that again, or you'll regret it.'
Title music SIMON MAY and LESLIE OSBORNE
Film cameraman JOHN WILLIAMS Designer LYNDA KETTLE
Producer GERARD GLAISTER Director ROBERT REED
0 BOOK: 'Howards' Way by Gerard Glaister , £5.95 paperback, available from bookshops.
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Contributors

Unknown:
Gerard Glaister
Unknown:
Allan Prior
Written By:
Mervyn Haisman.
Music:
Simon May
Music:
Leslie Osborne
Unknown:
John Williams
Designer:
Lynda Kettle
Producer:
Gerard Glaister
Director:
Robert Reed
Unknown:
Gerard Glaister
Tom Howard:
Maurice Colbourne
Jan Howard:
Jan Harvey
Jack Rolfe:
Glyn Owen
Charles Frere:
Tony Anholt
Avril Rolfe:
Susan Gilmore
Ken Masters:
Stephen Yardley
Vanessa Andenberg:
Lana Morris
James Brooke:
Andrew Bicknell
Gerald Urquhart:
Ivor Danvers
Laura Wilde:
Kate O'Mara
Leo Howard:
Edward Highmore
Abby Hudson:
Cindy Shelley
Bill Sayers:
Robert Vahey
Inspector Morris:
Kenneth Lodge
Thornton:
Andrew Burt
Jimmy Wilde:
Walter Sparrow
George:
Harry Littlewood

Written by Carla Lane.
Adrian accidentally becomes a hero. Billy is troubled by his impending divorce.
Aveline is preoccupied with pregnancy, and Joey, for the first time, faces real trouble.
Title music DAVID MACKAY
Film cameraman JOHN RECORD Film sound RICHARD MERRICK Designer RICHARD DUPRE Produced and directed by ROBIN NASH
• FEATURE: page 10
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Contributors

Written By:
Carla Lane.
Music:
David MacKay
Unknown:
John Record
Unknown:
Richard Merrick
Designer:
Richard Dupre
Directed By:
Robin Nash
Billy Boswell:
Nick Conway
Shifty:
Bryan Murray
Joey Boswell:
Graham Bickley
Adrian Boswell:
Jonathon Morris
Grandad:
Kenneth Waller
Julie:
Hilary Crowson
Mrs Boswell:
Jean Boht
Freddie Boswell:
Ronald Forfar
Aveline:
Melanie Hill
Oswald:
Giles Watling
Mr Newton:
John Woodnutt
Hartley:
Tony Scoggo
Lady Connaught:
Ina Clough
Postman:
Danny McCall
Doctor:
Reginald Marsh
Journalist:
Louise Duprey
Priest:
Philip O'Brien
Ray Hunter:
John Laing

by Mick Ford. Starring with
James Carlisle is a success story. His career as an architect is thriving. The pain of his divorce has faded and he sees his children every weekend.
But when his ex-wife Lyn falls passionately in love with the volatile Bernard, James's cosy, ordered world is threatened and he is spurred into action.
Music RICHARD HARVEY Editor TARIQ ANWAR
Designer GRAEME THOMSON
Photography JOHN MCGLASHAN Producer RICHARD BROKE Director ROBERT YOUNG
(First showing on British television)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Mick Ford.
Unknown:
James Carlisle
Music:
Richard Harvey
Editor:
Tariq Anwar
Designer:
Graeme Thomson
Unknown:
Photography John McGlashan
Producer:
Richard Broke
Director:
Robert Young
James:
Bob Peck
Bernard:
Denis Lawson
Sue:
Samantha Bond
Lyn:
Lesley Nightingale
Beddow:
David Swift
Reece:
Bill Wallis
Rick:
Enn Reitel
Athene:
Roberta Taylor
Edward:
Robert Hickson
Gemma:
Gemma Street
Hannah:
Hannah Morris
Robert:
Robert Chalkley
Katie:
Katherine Young
Ann Tregeen:
Caroline Holdaway
Alex:
David Firth
Prudoe:
John Clive
Roger:
Edward Lyon
Tutor:
Geoffrey Drew
Marcus:
Ulric Browne
Hit man:
Bill Moody
Cochrane:
Richard Pescud
Patrick:
Barry Woolgar
Mary:
Joan White
Policewoman:
Joanna Phillips-Lane
Lady in hospital:
Peggy Ann Wood

As We Forgive Them Elaine and Michael Counsell's 5-year-old son was killed by a drunken driver. Five members of Colin Caffell's family were shot dead. Catherine Hill was held hostage, then mutilated by a hand grenade in the Karachi hijack. Ruth Fuller 's 19-year-old son was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack. Can victims ever come to forgive those who have devastated their lives?
Jenni Murray talks to these five individuals. They each explain what they think about forgiveness and how they now feel towards the person responsible.
Producer CATHARINE SEDDON
Everyman editor JANE DRABBLE (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ruth Fuller
Talks:
Jenni Murray
Producer:
Catharine Seddon
Editor:
Jane Drabble

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