An Exam for All Reasons
The second day of the TUC with a major debate on the future of the National Health Service.
JEREMY PAXMAN and VIVIAN WHITE Editor JAMES HOGAN
A See-Saw programme by JOANNE COLE AND MICHAEL COLE Narrated by Patricia Hayes
Snowgran Gran finds tobogganing too tame!
Music and lyrics by BRYAN DALY Animation by DEREK MOGFORD Designed and directed by IVOR WOOD (R)
A See-Saw programme with Johnny Ball
When the white kitten with green eyes returns, then you know it's time for another tale from Johnny about adventures down on the farm. Today Philomena's surprised by a birthday treat. Animation
SEMAFOR STUDIOS FILM POLSKI
English adaptation ROBIN HALDANE Producer GREG CHILDS (R)
Weather followed by Wild Flower
Michael Jordan looks at how one of the most opportunist wild flowers has exploited man's lifestyle to further its own.
Video cameraman ALAN HAYWARD Producer SARA FORD BBC Bristol (R)
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Live coverage continues with an important speech by the Rt Hon Neil Kinnock , MP, addressing the Unions who will be voting in next month's elections for the Labour leadership.
3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
with Geoff Hamilton and John Kelly from Norton St Philip, near Bath, Production assistant CHRISTINE HARDMAN
Producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill (R)
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The second in this week's movie mysteries with Walter Pidgeon Margaret Leighton A series of daring robberies, has Scotland Yard baffled. So super sieutn Bulldog Drummond is summoned out of retirement.
Screenplay by HOWARD EMMETT ROGERS
GERARD FAIRUE and ARTHUR WIMPERIS Produced by HANS GOETZ
Directed by VICTOR SAVILLE
(Thursday, The Falcon in Danger 'at 5.30pm)
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All week DEF II is looking at exciting new work and classic examples from the world of animation. "It was twenty years ago today" - well almost! - when Yellow Submarine hit our screens.
This dazzling fantasy feature with the Beatles and their music will be shown in three parts starting tonight. Magenta De Vine and animator Geoff Dunbar get to grips with animation's long flirtation with fantasy and surrealism. He introduces some masterpieces from the past as well as some of his own work: Lautrec and Ubu Roi (Dir. GEOFF DUNBAR), Fantasmagorie (Dir. EMILE COHL), The Mascot
(STAREVITCH), Punch and Judy (SVANKMAJER), Monty Python Animations (TERRY GILLIAM) and Harpya (SERVAIS). Also, the second of the finalists in the First Bite competition for student animators.
Keith Floyd enters the 'Dish of Ulster' cookery competition where he's up against some of Northern Ireland's finest cooks.
Later, after being taught the gentle art of making potato bread, and a longish visit to the country's oldest distillery he finds time to celebrate in one of the finest shrines to civilised drinking in the world - The Crown in Belfast. Cameraman RICHARD ELLIOTT Dubbing mixer STUART GREIG Videotape editor MIKE FOREN Producer DAVID PRITCHARD BBC South West
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Out of Order
After three years, the Police Complaints
Authority are dismissed as 'middle-class wallies' by the constables' trade union, who want to see a completely independent body of investigators. How much confidence can the public have in a system which still depends on the police to investigate themselves?
Gerry Northam examines some disturbing cases and asks if the complaints system itself is out of order. Research PHIL WRIGHT
Producer MICHAEL BURKE Editor COLIN CAMERON BBC North West
Regional Variations (2)
Things are fine aboard crashed spaceship Nova 5 until Red Dwarf answers its distress call.
Sir Frederick Ashton , who died aged 83 on 18 August this year, was one of the world's greatest choreographers and as a tribute to him this is another showing of his last completed television programme. First shown in April, it shows Sir Frederick rehearsing Antoinette Sibley and Anthony Dowell in the famous pas de deux from The Dream, based on Shakespeare's play, A
Midsummer Night's Dream. Also involved are two younger stars - Karen Paisey and Phillip Broomhead showing that the works that Ashton created for the Royal Ballet will live on into the succeeding generations. Pianist Philip Gammon Producer BOB LOCKYER
(First shown in 'Dance Master Class
by JOHN KERR
As troubles crowd in on him, Danny takes off with his son, Slim, from Glasgow to the Western Isles. Here they find the chance of a new life, a fresh start and time for Slim to learn the truth about his father.
Music DAVID PICKTHALL Sound ADRIAN RHODES
Photography SEAN VAN HALES Producer JOHN KERR
Director MICHAEL CATON-JONES
with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick
Unipart British Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl
The second round continues tonight with another three matches. The players seeded to be on the oche are
JOHN LOWE (2), MIKE GREGORY (4) and DAVE WHITCOMBE (7)
Introduced by TONY GUBBA Commentators
SID WADDELL , TONY GREEN Television presentation
MIKE ADLEY. PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH PHILLIPS
Structural Power (2)
This programme analyses and criticises the structuralist view of world politics.
Producer JEREMY COOPER