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12.30 The Amish: A Family Legacy Since emigrating to America, the Amish have always been a community isolated from the rest of the population. Scientists have discovered that they offer rare opportunities to study human genetics.
Producer AILEEN LLEWELLYN
12.55 Living Choices: New Dimensions
Designing a bungalow, renovating a semi. building an extension. living on a boat - how do people use space in their homes?
Producer ALISON TUCKER

Contributors

Producer:
Aileen Llewellyn
Producer:
Alison Tucker

A See-Saw programme with Fred Harris
Today it's Chock-a-Block who puts the block into Chock-a-Block's block slot and rocks the Rock-a-blocks to find words that ring Chock-a-Block's rhyme chime. Music PETER GOSLING MARY PENLEY EDWARDS
Design Producer MICHAEL COLE (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred Harris
Producer:
Michael Cole
on BBC Two England

Weather followed by Sweat of the Sun, Tears of the Moon
Fourth of an eight-part series The Frustrated Colossus
Argentina was once famous for the European elegance of its high society, the machismo of its gauchos and the tango. Forty years ago, it was the tenth richest country in the world. Under military dictatorship, it suffered the agony of 'the dirty war'. But then the generals were put on trial by an elected civilian government.
Jack Pizzey 's investigation took him from the pampas to the presidential palace. Producer GEOFFREY BARNES
An ABC (Australia) production (R) (Part 5 tomorrow at 2. 00pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Pizzey
Producer:
Geoffrey Barnes
on BBC Two England

Weather followed by One Man and His Dog Introduced by Phil Drabble with Eric Halsall
Junior Handlers Championship Four young sheepmen and their dogs compete over the trials course at Chatsworth. The competitors:
England MARK FRANCE with Flash
Scotland JOHN TEMPLETON JR with Nell
Wales BRYN LEWIS with Spot Ireland BARTON watt with Moy Producer
IAN SMITH (R)
(The Finals tomorrow at 3.00pm)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Phil Drabble
Unknown:
Eric Halsall
Unknown:
Ian Smith

The classic medical drama series depicting the life of a young doctor in a big city hospital. Starring with 1: With Hellfire and Thunder Kildare takes on the case of a seriously-ill film star who seems determined to play his tough screen character in real life. (R)
(Final part tomorrow at 4.00pm)

Contributors

Dr James Kildare:
Richard Chamberlain
Dr Leonard Gillespie:
Raymond Massey
Nurse Zoe Lawton guest stars:
Lee Kurty
Morgan Bannion:
James Daly
Mrs Bannion:
Barbara Rush

A six-part series
5: Warwickshire and Leicestershire
The story of a hot day and a warm knight as Tony Butler continues his narrow-boat journey through the Midlands. This week he tackles a daunting flight of locks, is offered an air trip and makes a pilgrimage to the spot where the last of the Plantagenet kings led his troops into battle. BBC Pebble Mill
(Final programme tomorrow at 4.25pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Butler

In this week's programme of non-stop music,
Irene Sandford is the star singer and Gordon Higginbottom the star instrumentalist on tenor horn.
THIRD CARRICKFERGUS BAND conductor ALAN MURDOCK Producer ALAN TONGUE BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Unknown:
Irene Sandford
Unknown:
Gordon Higginbottom
Conductor:
Alan Murdock

with John Tovey and Marjorie Lofthouse
Marjorie discovers Beatrix Potter scenics at Grasmere.... the inspiration for so many of her illustrations and stories. John prepares a Mr McGregor's garden carrot cake, and demonstrates the art of feather light scones and sponges.... food for a children's tea party.
A FALKMAN TELEVISION production for BBCtv
RECIPE TIMES: page 85

Contributors

Presenter:
John Tovey
Presenter:
Marjorie Lofthouse
Producer:
Ken Stephinson

concludes the season of films starring the two funnymen.
Mervyn and Chick, currently working as 'soda jerks' have one ambition - to be writers. When the head of a New York radio station is mysteriously murdered, the boys find themselves participating in a real life drama.
Directed by ERLE C KENTON . Produced by ALEX GOTTLIEB
Screenplay by STANLEY ROBERTS EDMUND JOSEPH and JOHN GRANT Based on a story by STANLEY ROBERTS
0 FILMS: page 16

Contributors

Directed By:
Erle C Kenton
Produced By:
Alex Gottlieb
Unknown:
Stanley Roberts
Unknown:
Edmund Joseph
Chick Larkin:
Bud Abbott
Mervyn Milgrim:
Lou Costello
Lt Moran:
William Gargan
Jane Little:
Louise Allbritton
Jim Turner:
Patric Knowles
Art Fraser:
Don Porter
Marco Holler:
Jerome Cowan
Brannigan:
William Bendix
Juliet Collins:
Mary Wickes
Colonel J R Andrews:
Thomas Gomez
Dr Marek:
Ludwig Stossel
Jenkins:
Edmund MacDonald
Thompson:
Joe Kirk

starring June Brewster Carol Tevis and Grady Sutton
It's Saturday and June and Carol suggest a stroll in the park with their beaux. Directed by GEORGE STEVENS An RKO film

Contributors

Unknown:
Brewster Carol Tevis
Unknown:
Grady Sutton
Directed By:
George Stevens

The eighth often films about life in the Soviet Union. All That Jazz
Sergei Kuryokhin is a jazz/ rock musician living in Leningrad. For 18 months the BBC asked for official permission to film
Kuryokhin and were repeatedly refused. Finally the producer went in as a tourist with a friend and shot the film on amateur video equipment.
The film follows Kuryokhin as he meets friends, relaxes with his family and rehearses with his big band.
Series producer RICHARD DENTON Producer OLIVIA LICHTENSTEIN (R)

Contributors

Producer:
Richard Denton
Producer:
Olivia Lichtenstein

Regional Variations (2)

Three Painters

Series 2

Episode 2: Goya: Looking Both Ways

Duration: 40 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Sir Lawrence Gowing looks at the life and work of Spanish painter Francisco Goya, explaining how the Napoleonic wars in Spain led him to take an increasingly pessimistic view of human nature.

on BBC Two England

starring Phil Cool Fly on the Wall
In a unique experiment, the Cool It production team took their cameras to the Wilkins home in Reading to make a 'fly on the wall' documentary - and came backwithal4-hour film about a bluebottle. So here's half an hour of comedy, impressions and sketches starring Phil Cool instead. Wrftten by PHIL COOL
PAUL ALEXANDER , KEITH DONNELLY and BARRY FAULKNER
Associate producer LES WARD Director DAVID WEIR
Producer STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
Phil Cool
Unknown:
Phil Cool
Unknown:
Paul Alexander
Unknown:
Keith Donnelly
Unknown:
Barry Faulkner
Producer:
Les Ward
Director:
David Weir
Producer:
Steve Weddle

Paul Daniels travels to the seaside to present Debbie McGee and her new-found acrobatic skills and the juggling talents of Peter Davison , Jonathan Held and Kezia Tenenbaum , better known as Airjazz. Featuring
Professor Ohn Alexander 's Punch and Judy Musical director KEN JONES
Programme associate ALI BONGO Technical consultant GIL LEANEY Director KEVIN BISHOP
Produced by JOHN FISHER
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Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Daniels
Unknown:
Debbie McGee
Unknown:
Peter Davison
Unknown:
Jonathan Held
Unknown:
Kezia Tenenbaum
Unknown:
Professor Ohn Alexander
Unknown:
Judy Musical
Unknown:
Gil Leaney
Director:
Kevin Bishop
Produced By:
John Fisher

or Nothing Succeeds Like Failure
'Failure can be fun' is the motto of self-confessed failures David McGillivray and Stephen Piles.
Follow Piles and McGillivray as they pay homage to their heroes - Geoff O'Neill , author of 519 unpublished songs, Miriam Hargrave , veteran of 39 driving tests, Lt-Cdr Bill Boaks, who lost his deposit at 21 by-elections and Jan Taigen , who scored no points whatsoever in the 1978 Eurovision Song Contest. Research ANTHONY WALL Director NIGEL FINCH

Contributors

Unknown:
David McGillivray
Unknown:
Stephen Piles.
Unknown:
Geoff O'Neill
Songs:
Miriam Hargrave
Songs:
Jan Taigen
Director:
Nigel Finch

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