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NAJMA, in her spare time, experiments with dressmaking and dress-designing. In today's programme SHAHEEN NAWAB and PARVEEN MIRZA talk to Najma about her hobby.
There is also a talk on etiquette by SHAHIDA AHMED and a naat presented by GHULAM FARID SABRI AND PARTY.
Producer yousw AZIZ
Executive producer ashdk RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill
Book, Speak for Yourself, £2.75, is available from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown:
Parveen Mirza
Presented By:
Ghulam Farid Sabri
Producer:
Yousw Aziz
Producer:
Ashdk Rampal

Story:
The Ants and the Grasshopper (traditional) Presenters
Chloe Ashcroft , lain Lauchlan
Hoppity Goes to Town (BBCV 9001), Gulliver's Travels (BDCV 9002) and Beebtots (BBCV 9004) are just some of a range of children's videobooks available from retailers.

Contributors

Presenters:
Chloe Ashcroft

The Lawn Tennis Championships
HARRY CARPENTER introduces the action on the show courts of the All
England Club on the ninth day of the competition which features The Men's Singles quarter-finals. Commentators
DAN MASKELL , JOHN BARRETT , BARRY DAVIES , MARK COX, ANN JONES , VIRGINIA WADE, BILL THRELFALL and RICHARD EVANS
A videobook Play Tennis (BBCV 1010) is available from retailers

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Carpenter
Commentators:
Dan Maskell
Commentators:
John Barrett
Commentators:
Barry Davies
Unknown:
Ann Jones
Unknown:
Bill Threlfall
Unknown:
Richard Evans

Paul Heiney and Lucie Skeaping with news and features plus vital information for everybody going on holiday this summer.
Traffic Jam of the Week. Holiday currencies - what's your pound worth today? And the cost of sun-tan lotion around Europe.
Weather facts and forecasts from Jim Bacon , including where to go this weekend if you want a tan.
Studio director JULIET MAY Producer ROGER MACDONALD
Executive producer ALAN DOBSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Heiney
Unknown:
Lucie Skeaping
Unknown:
Jim Bacon
Producer:
Roger MacDonald
Producer:
Alan Dobson

The programme that brings history up to date.
Battle of the River Plate: during the Falklands war, the Argentinians made great capital of the last time they'd fought the British -and won, in 1806. SIMON wixchester reports.
Bodyline Bowling: was the England captain, Douglas Jardine , aware of the political implications when he said that he would regain the Ashes but lose a dominion? Timewatch talks to cricket veteran
GLBBY ALLEN.
Death on the Dole: in a time of high unemployment JOHN bauman looks back at how the health of the unemployed was damaged in the 1930s.
Louis XIV: the story of the ' Sun King' of France, who was the first ' politician ' deliberately to mould his own favourable image by setting up the 17th-century equivalent of Saatchi and Saatchi.
Executive producer timothy GARDAM Editor BRUCE NORMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Jardine
Unknown:
Glbby Allen.
Unknown:
John Bauman
Editor:
Bruce Norman

A movie quiz devised, written and presented by Robin Ray and designed to find the person most knowledgeable about the cinema. This week's contestants are from Telford, Shropshire; Walton-on-Thames; Belfast and Brigend, South Wales.
They each identify a compilation of films, answer general questions on stars, directors, writers, composers and are given a specific area of the cinema on which to be more closely tested.
In tonight's programme these areas are: Laurence Olivier, Cinema Vampires, Doris Day, and David O. Selznick.
Film editor/researcher MALCOLM ILLINGWORTH
Directed by PAUL LOOSLEY
Produced by JOHN BUTTERY
1: Ben Gazzara in Capone
2: Jason Robards Jr in St Valentine's Day Massacre. (Producer Roger Corman)

Contributors

Presented By:
Robin Ray
Unknown:
Laurence Olivier
Unknown:
Malcolm Illingworth
Directed By:
Paul Loosley
Produced By:
John Buttery
Produced By:
Ben Gazzara
Unknown:
Jason Robards Jr
Producer:
Roger Corman

The last of eight documentaries Shinto Ryu - The Samurai Way Narrated by Dennis Waterman
Master Otake is the greatest swordsman in Japan, a living warrior. At the oldest and purest martial school of all, Otake instils into his pupils the disciplines of the Samurai, and trains them in killing techniques they never use.
Film cameraman martin SAUNDERS Sound recordist KEITH RODGERSON Film editor ANDREW JOHNSTON
Assistant producer HOWARD REID Written and produced by MICHAEL CROUCHER. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Shinto Ryu
Unknown:
Dennis Waterman
Unknown:
Master Otake
Unknown:
Martin Saunders
Unknown:
Keith Rodgerson
Editor:
Andrew Johnston
Producer:
Howard Reid
Produced By:
Michael Croucher.

11.50 New Hips for Old
Total hip replacement surgery: the history, the materials, the operation.

12.15 Instrumentation: Flow
Place your finger in a draught and it feels cold. A precise measurement of the cooking effect of a hot wire is the basis of a flow meter. Alternatively, place your finger in a stream, and you will often see tiny whirls downstream; the number of whirls gives a measure of the flow rate.

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