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Shaheen Nawab chairs a discussion about the importance of communication within the family. with Samina Chaudhri Saroj Kapoor and Sudarshan Abrol An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Shaheen Nawab
Samina Chaudhri
Saroj Kapoor

9.25 Mind How You Go: 2: Reading the Road
Ten programmes about road accident prevention
Presented by Jimmy Savile OBE. (R)

9.38 Science Workshop: Fruit and Vegetables (B)
The scientific search for a British-grown baked bean. (R)

10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds
Cosmo, Dibs and Gary Wilmot are tasting different foods in the market. A family have a meal in a Chinese restaurant. (R)

10.15 Maths Counts: 1: Getting the Point
by John Tully
Uncle Bert puts 18-year-old twins Steve and Wendy to the test. Can they handle the mathematics of everyday life? (R)

10.38 Maths Topics: Trigonometry (2)
Similar triangles and other shapes introduce sine, cosine, tangent as ratio. (R)

11.0 Words and Pictures: Cats

11.17 Let's See: Where We Live: 2: Living Around Here

11.40 Scene: Stunts and Daredevils

12.10 On the Rocks: 2: Break and Make
Ten programmes about the evolution of the landscape.
Sedimentary rocks (R)

12.35 Swim: 2: Novices
A series for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages - with the accent on recreation rather than competition. (R)
(This is a change from details published in the Schools Annual Timetable)

1.0 Maths Help: 2: Percentages
A series for adults studying maths to O-level, offering help with common difficulties. (R)

1.15 Job Bank: Telecommunications Work

1.38 Home Ground: Communications: 1: Get the Message?
The programme looks at the way we use signals, flags, lights and sound in the process of communicating. Language is the most common form of passing messages, but how do deaf people overcome their disability?
BBC Wales

2.0 Watch: Fruit Harvest
Louise visits a farm to see fruit-growing and harvesting. James goes to Covent Garden Market in London. In the dramatised story Crab Apples Dominic, a little boy, finds his way into a garden, meets a new friend and sees crab apples for the first time.
Presented by Louise Hall-Taylor and James Earl Adair (R)

2.18 Walrus: 1: After Four
by Cathy Pellicer.
Those kids from the remedial class ought not to have been in the school television studio anyway. (R)

2.40 Zig Zag: Norman Castles


Presenter (Mind How You Go):
Jimmy Savile
Producer (Science Workshop):
Michael Coyle
Presenter (You and Me):
Gary Wilmot
Writer (Maths Counts):
John Tully
Producer (Maths Topics):
David Roseveare
Presenter (Home Ground):
Vera Ding
Producer (Home Ground):
Christine Truran
Presenter (Watch):
Louise Hall-Taylor
Presenter (Watch):
James Earl Adair
Story by (Watch):
Mary Crocket
Producer (Watch):
Julie Callanan
Series Producer (Watch):
David Taft
Boden Smith
Iris Russell
Writer (Walrus):
Cathy Pellicer
Producer (Walrus):
Morton Surguy

Presented by Dr David Pendleton
Decisions about jobs, health and housing all depend on face-to-face interviews; and the outcome of these decisions will depend on how both sides play The Interview Game.
4: Doctors and Patients
A look at documentary film of real consultations between patients and their GPs, and an examination of what constitutes a fruitful interview for both.
Film editor ROLAND TONGUE Producer JENNY STEVENS Book a. 75 from booksellers


Presented By:
Dr David Pendleton
Roland Tongue
Jenny Stevens

The last of five films in celebration of the legendary actress's 80th birthday. with Melvyn Douglas 'Garbo laughs', said MGM's publicity nanaouts. After 13 years as the tragic heroine, the great star persuaded the studio to let her play the title role in this brilliant satirical comedy. Garbo plays
Comrade Ninotchka who is sent to Paris to investigate the dubious antics of a Soviet trade delegation. Soon the stern comrade is enjoying the capitalistic way of life and learns from Count Leon that love is more than a biological reaction.
Count Rakonin .GREGORY GAYE Screenplay by CHARLES BRACKETT BILLY WILDER and WALTER REISCH Adapted from an original screen story by MELCHIOR LENGYEL Produced and directed by ERNST LUBITSCH
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Gregory Gaye
Charles Brackett
Billy Wilder
Walter Reisch
Story By:
Melchior Lengyel
Directed By:
Ernst Lubitsch
Greta Garbo
Count Leon d'Algout:
Melvyn Douglas
Duchess Swana:
Ina Claire
Sig Rumann
Felix Bressart
Alexander Granach
Commissar Razinin:
Bela Lugosi

Our sense of humour baffles them, our politics bother them, our preoccupation with tradition bemuses them.
Apparently, we don't wash, and we are morose and miserable even on holiday. On the other hand, we are polite, and kind to animals. Each week, Derek Jameson looks at the way foreign TV reports this country. Tonight, he looks at new revelations from Australia about the Sloane Rangers, and discovers an Iranian fascination for the Albert Memorial.


Derek Jameson
Albert Memorial.
Laurence Rees

Part 2 of a concert recorded at The Royal Albert Hall , London. Howard Keel brings us up to date with his career and, as Clayton Farlow , gives an insight into the real lives of the Dallas cast, interspersed with a further selection of hits from his musical productions. Musical director RICHARD HOLMES Sound BARRY HAWES Lighting JOHN KING
TV presentation BRIAN WHITEHOUSE (In association with Clifford Productions Inc)


Albert Hall
Clayton Farlow
Richard Holmes
Brian Whitehouse

continues the season of films new to television. starring
Linda Kelsey
Michael Brandon When Miranda
McLloyd is diagnosed as suffering from a mysterious illness, the doctors decide that only a bone-marrow transplant can save her. The problem is to find a compatible donor.... The most suitable candidate appears to be Miranda's daughter, who was given up for adoption and knows nothing of her real mother. Inevitably, problems arise with the adoptive parents and, most of all, with teenager Julie who has to come to terms with the facts about her background.
Screenplay by JOHN SAYLES From the story by ANDRE GUTTFREUNp and MEL DAMSKI Produced by ANDRE GUTTFREUND Directed by MEL DAMSKI
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Linda Kelsey
Michael Brandon
When Miranda
John Sayles
Story By:
Andre Guttfreunp
Story By:
Mel Damski
Produced By:
Andre Guttfreund
Directed By:
Mel Damski
Miranda McLloyd:
Linda Kelsey
Steve Triandos:
Michael Brandon
Julie Larson:
Lisa Lucas
Bill Larson:
Charles Durning
Meg Larson:
Colleen Dewhurst
Dr Tommy Chang:
Clyde Kusatsu
Judge Greenburg:
Bonnie Bartlett
Hildy Brooks
Alexa Kenin
Bever-Leigh Banfield
Marilyn Kagan
Darian Mathias

Including reports from the Labour conference in Bournemouth - John Tusa and Vincent Hanna report on the day's debates and the issues raised by them.


John Tusa
Vincent Hanna

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