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Today's story:
Oliver Philip , the Octopus Written and told by Rolf Harris
Presenters
CHLOE ASHCROFT , DEREK GRIFFITHS

Contributors

Unknown:
Oliver Philip
Told By:
Rolf Harris
Presenters:
Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown:
Derek Griffiths

Talking Matters
How we talk to the pre-school and the infant school child affects the development of his own use of language. Some practical strategies explored.
Introduced by ALAN LITTLE
Producer david ALLEN
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Contributors

Introduced By:
Alan Little
Producer:
David Allen

This week: Poverty
Are the poor in Britain getting poorer?
Frank Field, , Child Poverty Action Group, tells three of the new mps just elected to Parliament how he thinks the politicians have gone wrong and what to do to put things right. Chairman Robert McKcnzie
Producer MARGARET DOUGLAS Pressure and parties: page 5

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert McKcnzie
Producer:
Margaret Douglas

More items of interest, information and investigation for collectors about collecting. Art Deco
The term ' Art Deco ' describes the decorative arts of the 1920s and 30s. Like Art Nouveau, it has established itself as a period of great interest to the collector.
Experts BEVIS hiixier and PHILIPPE GARNER explain some of its sources of inspiration - Cubism and Ancient Egyptian art are just two - and talk about examples of wide-ranging value. Arthur Negus answers viewers' questions Hugh Scully introduces the programme s ROBIN DRAKE PAUL SMITS Producer JOHN KING (Bristol)

Contributors

Unknown:
Philippe Garner
Unknown:
Arthur Negus
Introduces:
Hugh Scully
Unknown:
Robin Drake
Unknown:
Paul Smits
Producer:
John King

based on the novels of ANTHONY TROLLOPE : written for television in 26 parts by SIMON RAVEN Part 14
Cast in order of appearance:
Script editor LENNOX PHILLIPS Designer TIM HARVEY
Producer MARTIN lisemore RONALD WILSON
(Terence Alexander is in ' Two and Two Make Sex ' at the Cambridge Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Trollope
Editor:
Lennox Phillips
Designer:
Tim Harvey
Producer:
Martin Lisemore
Producer:
Ronald Wilson
Unknown:
Terence Alexander
Lord Fawn:
Derek Jacobi
Mrs Hittaway:
Penelope Keith
Duke of Omnium:
Roland Culver
Plantagenet:
Philjp Latham
Marie Goesler:
Barbara Murray
Glencora:
Susan Hampshire
Mary Finn maire:
Ni Ghrainne
Phineas Finn:
Donal McCann
Doctor:
Denis McCarthy
Lizzie Eustace:
Sarah Badel
Frank Greystock:
Martin Jarvis
Lord George:
Terence Alexander
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Sgt Bunfit:
James Cossins
Maj Mackintosh:
Iain Clthbertson
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Mr Monk:
Bryan Pringle
Mr Bonteen:
Peter Sallis
Mrs Carbuncle:
Helen Lindsay
Collingwood:
Maurice Quick
Rev Emilius:
Anthony Ainley
Mr Gresham:
Robin Bailey

Starring Vera Lynn
with her guests Rolf Harris, Cashman and West, Roger Webb
and The Young Generation
with ALYN AINSWORTH AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Choreographer NIGEL LYTHGOE
Series costume designers JOYCE MORTLOCK. JANE NAGY, DORINDA REA
Make-up artist Sylvia THORNTON
Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting Dickie Higham
Series designers BRIAN TREGIDDEN , VALERIE WARRENDER
Producer TERRY HUGHES

Contributors

Unknown:
Vera Lynn
Unknown:
Rolf Harris
Unknown:
Roger Webb
Unknown:
Joyce Mortlock.
Unknown:
Jane Nagy
Unknown:
Brian Tregidden
Unknown:
Valerie Warrender
Producer:
Terry Hughes

Regional Variations (2)

Chronicle

The 'Celebration' of the 100th Chronicle

on BBC Two England

First transmitted in 1974, to celebrate its 100th edition, Chronicle presents a banquet of food from the Stone Age, Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome. Show more

Introduced by Paul Barnes and Chris Dunkley
Where do New Programmes come from, Mummy?
This week seven new series start on BBCtv. How is a new programme born? Who had the bright ideas? In Vision talks to two producers about the birth of their programme idea - Colin Morris talks about the original inspiration for the new drama series The Carnforth Practice, and Julian Jebb talks about the origin of the feature series Success Story.
Producer PETER FOGES Editor WILL WYATT

Contributors

Introduced By:
Paul Barnes
Introduced By:
Chris Dunkley
Talks:
Colin Morris
Talks:
Julian Jebb

BBC Two England

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