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Getting a Refund on Faulty Goods
The heel's come off your new shoes. Your new hairdryer doesn't work. How do you go about getting your money back?
INDIRA JOSHI , BURT KWOUK , MARINA SIRTIS , ISLA ST CLAIR and TREVOR THOMAS suggest strategies which will help you if you need to return faulty goods. With PATRICIA BRAKE , JANE WENHAM , FRANCIS MATTHEWS , SHIRLEY CHERITON
Scriptwriter NETTIE LOWENSTEIN Consultant DENISE GUBBAY Producer BARBARA DERKOW
(Rptd on BBCI at 11.40 pm, not Seollandi For more information on today's topic, in 13 languages, phone [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Indira Joshi
Unknown:
Burt Kwouk
Unknown:
Marina Sirtis
Unknown:
Isla St Clair
Unknown:
Trevor Thomas
Unknown:
Patricia Brake
Unknown:
Jane Wenham
Unknown:
Francis Matthews
Unknown:
Shirley Cheriton
Scriptwriter:
Nettie Lowenstein
Unknown:
Denise Gubbay
Producer:
Barbara Derkow

Presented by Jimmy Savile, OBE
A series of ten programmes which shows how many serious child accidents are preventable.

(A Free booklet (same title), can be obtained by sending your name and address on a postcard to: Play It Safe'[address removed]or for Scottish viewers: [address removed])

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Savile
Director:
Julia Drum
Producer:
Peter Riding

A practical guide to everyday writing with seven new and handy ways of remembering spelling. Today there's help with writing safety reports. Presented by BARRY TOOK with MICHAEL GAMBON , SAEED JAFFREY and GODFREY JAMES
Sketches written by ANDY HAMILTON and BARRY PILTON DirectorJULIAN STENHOUSE Producer CAROLINE PICK
Adults wanting help with reading, writing or spelling: in England, ring [number removed] or write to Write Away[address removed] in Wales, ring [number removed] or write to Write Away[address removed]or in North Wales[number removed]in Scotland[number removed] or write to Write Away[address removed]in Northern Ireland, ring [number removed]or write to Write Away[address removed]
Book (same title) £1.50, Writing and Spelling Handbook £1.85 from booksellers

Contributors

Presented By:
Barry Took
Unknown:
Michael Gambon
Unknown:
Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown:
Godfrey James
Written By:
Andy Hamilton
Written By:
Barry Pilton
Director:
Julian Stenhouse
Producer:
Caroline Pick

A series of ten films about the way people live, in cultures With values and customs that are vefy different from our own. ';,
2: Kayaj)Q - Coming of Age - The children of' the Kayapo Indians of Brazil grow up through a series of age sets. Each age set has its own position and /duties - within the hierarchy of the ,village and the system as a whole forms the basis of the Kay apg. political system...; ...-"" Film editor robkri bSowk
Producer peter^jbmsden -

A series of ten programmes
CHRIS SERLE, IAN MCNAUGHT-DAVIS and Gill Nevill, continue their exploration of the world of information science.
Even the most elaborate and sophisticated computer programs are made up of only a few types of relatively simple steps. The art of computer programming lies in combining these into ever more complex combinations.
Directors FRANK ASH, MATT BONEY Producer PAUL KRIWACZEK
For details of materials and equipment available, including the BBC Microcomputer System and the linked NEC correspondence course in programming, Write to: [address removed], enclosing a 12in x 5in sae.
The Computer Book, £16.95 available from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Serle
Unknown:
Ian McNaught-Davis
Directors:
Frank Ash
Directors:
Matt Boney
Producer:
Paul Kriwaczek

starring Bing Crosby
Joan Caulfield , Barry Fitzgerald
In this sentimental musical comedy, Bing plays a country doctor at odds with Dr McRory, who has been looking after the health of a small New England community for 35 years. But gradually the new arrival wins the hearts and' respect of the local community.' Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald 'are teamed in a film reminiscent' of, their great earlier success Going My Way. The music is by Johnny Burke and James Van Heusen and includes ' Country style ', pne of the crooner's greatest successes.
Screenplay by ARTHUR SHEEKMAN from a story by FRANK BUTLER Directed by ELLIOTT NUGENT Films: page 14

Contributors

Unknown:
Bing Crosby
Unknown:
Joan Caulfield
Unknown:
Barry Fitzgerald
Unknown:
Barry Fitzgerald
Unknown:
Johnny Burke
Unknown:
James van Heusen
Unknown:
Arthur Sheekman
Story By:
Frank Butler
Directed By:
Elliott Nugent
Dr Jim Pearson:
Btng Crosby
Dr Joseph McRory:
_»aeey Fitzgerald
Trudy Mason:
Joan Caulfield
Emily Walters:
Wanda Hendrix
Bill Walters:
Frank Faylen
Mrs Gilbey:
Elizabeth Patterson

The classic cliff-hanger serial starring Ray ' Crash' Corrigan
Chapter 7: The Submarine Trap
A REPUBLIC serial

Contributors

Diana:
Lois Wilde
Unga Khan >:
Monte Blue
Sharad:
; William Farnum
Ditmar:
Boothe Howard
Pfof Norton c:
Montague Shaw
Billy Norton:
Lee van Atta

A series in 18 parts, adapted from her books by JOAN LINGARD
3: Maggie spends the weekend with James and his family in Edinburgh and: realises there is as much tension in his family as in hers.
Film cameraman stuart WYLD Director RENNY RYE BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Lingard
Unknown:
Stuart Wyld
Director:
Renny Rye
Maggie:
Kirsty Miller
James:
Ian Michie
Mrs Fraser:
Margo Croan
Mr Fraser:
David Ashton
Catriona:
Jane Garven
Grandfather Fraser:
James Copeland
Alexander:
Pat Doyle

A series of ten programmes on practical garden design. 2 :Building the Pool
Water can add another dimension to the garden, 'providing a placid mirror to reflect sky and garden features in the most fascinating way. In this programme Geoffrey Smith shows how he turned a corner of his own garden into a natural-looking pool of water cupped in limestone rock,
Filni editor peter uingSted Profhicer Brian davies

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Davies

from Riverside Studios, Hammer-smith.
Mike Andrews , Nicky Picasso and Steve Blacknell look at the dance, art, fashion and style of 1982, while music and fun are provided by MARI WILSON AND THE IMAGINATIONS
Executive producer MICHAEL APPLETON Director ROY CHAPMAN
Producer JOHN BURROWES

Contributors

Unknown:
Mike Andrews
Unknown:
Nicky Picasso
Unknown:
Steve Blacknell
Provided By:
Mari Wilson
Producer:
Michael Appleton
Director:
Roy Chapman
Producer:
John Burrowes

A series of six programmes 2:Silver and GoldPresented by John FitzMaurice Mills
The quality of your gold and silver valuables is protected by a uniquely successful system, the 500-year-old assay and hallmark. But can hallmarks themselves be faked? Other objects look like gold or silver, but aren't. And the remarkable Llangattock collection of Nelsoniana shows how the unwary can be trapped by a false connection with a famous name.
Film cameraman HENRY FARRAR Film sound IAN SANSAM r'ilm editor KEITH RAVEN Producer ROBIN BOOTLE
Book (same title) £7.50 from booksellers

Contributors

Presented By:
John Fitzmaurice
Unknown:
Henry Farrar
Unknown:
Ian Sansam
Editor:
Keith Raven

by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
Starring Ronnie Barker
featuring Brian Wilde, Fulton Mackay with Richard Beckinsale
(First shown on BBC1)

Contributors

Writer:
Dick Clement
Writer:
Ian La Frenais
Designer:
Jon Pusey
Producer:
Sidney Lotterby
Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Mr Mackay:
Fulton MacKay
Godber:
Richard Beckinsale
Ingrid:
Patricia Brake
Mrs Godber:
Maggie Flint

stars in the second programme of a new series, including specially filmed sequences in Hong Kong. This week's special guests:
Jack Jones and Chris De Burgh with Kennedy Centre
Choreography by LUD JOHN COLEMAN and his Orchestra Special material
NEIL SHAND and HENRY FENWICK
Costume designer lynda WOODFIELD Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting DICKIE HIGHAM
Designer VICTOR MEREDITH
Production STEWART MORRIS
Grace Kennedy One Voice (record REB 419, cassette ZCF 419) from retailers

Contributors

Choreography By:
Lud John Coleman
Unknown:
Neil Shand
Unknown:
Henry Fenwick
Designer:
Lynda Woodfield
Unknown:
Hugh Barker
Unknown:
Dickie Higham
Designer:
Victor Meredith
Unknown:
Stewart Morris

Starring Lenny Henry, Tracey Ullman and David Copperfield
with special guest Lezlee Carling
and featuring Jane Darling and Tom Yang
This week, another tip from Old Scrunge plus appearances from Fred Dread and the new singing starlet, Annoyah.
Programme associate Ian Davidson Musical director RONNIE Hazlehurst Choreographer BILL DRYSDALE
Written by DEREK FARMER , KIM FULLER, HOWARD IMBER , TREVOR MCCALLUM, MURRAY/RIX/WILTON, MIKE RADFORD
Designer Val Warrender
Producer Paul Jackson
(First shown on BBC1)

Contributors

Unknown:
Lenny Henry
Unknown:
Tracey Ullman
Unknown:
David Copperfield
Unknown:
Lezlee Carling
Unknown:
Jane Darling
Unknown:
Tom Yang
Unknown:
Fred Dread
Unknown:
Tan Davidson
Director:
Ronnie Dazlehíjrst
Unknown:
Bill Drysdale
Written By:
Derek Farmer
Written By:
Kim Fuller
Written By:
Howard Imber
Written By:
Trevor McCallum

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

with Peter Snow , John Tusa , Peter Hobday and Donald MacCorptick ; the latest news and weather from Louise Batchelor and Margaret Hounsell , plus the evening's sports results from David Icke.
Producer PAUL norris * *"*s
Directors MIKE CATHERWOCH), JOHN WILKINSOff Assignment editors
CLIVE SYDDALL , JOHN MAHONEY ; Deputy editor DAVID DICKINSON Editor RON keh.

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Snow
Unknown:
John Tusa
Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
Donald MacCorptick
Unknown:
Louise Batchelor
Unknown:
Margaret Hounsell
Unknown:
David Icke.
Producer:
Paul Norris
Unknown:
Clive Syddall
Unknown:
John Mahoney
Editor:
David Dickinson
Editor:
Ron Keh.

A series of eight programmes based on excerpts from French-speaking television networks.
Georges Brassens, the French writer, and singer, died last autumn. Marianne Lawrence presents some of his songs, and Jake Thackray gives his own appreciation of the man and his work.

Contributors

Musician:
Marianne Lawrence
Musician:
Jake Thackray
Research:
Jane Cottave
Production:
Susan Paton

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