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Encounter Austria
The Bodybuilding World Championships in Graz (R) (e)

9.40am Lifeschool: You and the Law
The first of three programmes. Beware the Beach. With beaches polluted with sewage and a nature reserve threatened by the Channel Tunnel, is the law doing anything to protect our environment? (R) (e)

10.05am You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Dibs finds it hard to pass the time. (R) (e)

10.18am Music Time: Wooden Sounds
Children from Robert Browning Primary School play long and short sounds on wooden instruments, and accompany the song. Put Him in a Cage. By repeating a short sound they produce a regular beat.
Presenters: Jonathan Cohen and Helen Speirs.
Oboe: Nick Daniel.
Produced and directed by Elizabeth Bennett (e)

10.40am Job Bank: Moving House
The role of the removal firm and the estate agent. (R) (e)

11.00am ZigZag: Viking Sailors
Paul Coia tells the amazing story of Viking sailors. (R) (e)

11.20am Maths at Work: Programme 3
(R) (e)

11.40am Into Music: Syncopation
The children compose a piece based on rhythm patterns.
Presenters: Rob Curling and Shelaagh Ferrell, with the Kent Youth Percussion Ensemble, director Sean Hopper, children from Elm Grove Middle School and Park House School. (R) (e)

12.00 Thinkabout
Everyday science for 5- to 7-year-olds. See How They Grow (R) (e)

12.15pm History File: Medicine through Time
Medicine, Women and society. Only about one in four GPs in Britain are women. How were women excluded from medicine during the Middle Ages, and what problems did women medical students face in 19th-century Britain?
Presented by Paul Viragh. (R) (e)

12.35pm Seventeen: Debbie
Debbie has just moved into a hostel for teenagers in care. Will organising her life be more pressing than choosing what course or scheme to go on? (R) (e)

1.00pm Science in Action: Keep It Clean
Bacteria take a starring role in the programme: an expert in domestic micro-biology tracks down bacteria in the kitchen, and an Environmental Health Officer shows how important hygiene is in food handling. Presenters: Kjartan Poskitt and Terry Marsh. (R) (e)

1.20pm The Adventures of Spot
by Eric Hill. Spot's Lost Bone, told by Paul Nicholas. Animation Lelo Beltoft
Music by Duncan Lamont
Script editor David McKee
Production Clive Juster (R)

1.25pm Fireman Sam: Barn Fire
Narrated by John Alderton.
On a very hot day. Sarah and James are picking potatoes for Bella. Sam wonders if he can help, but first he has to deal with a barn fire at Pandy Lane Farm. (R)

1.40pm Landmarks: Children at War: Occupation
May 1940: Hans Verhoeven was just 8 when the German forces occupied Holland. He recalls the days of hunger and cold - days when Dutch families were driven to eating tulip bulbs - and tells the story of his escape from Amsterdam.
Director Paul Fisher
A Case production for BBC TV (e)

2.00pm News, followed by Words and Pictures
A series for 5- to 7-year-olds to encourage reading. Butterflies and Moths
Presenter: Vicky Ireland (Repeat) (e)

Parents should note that some of 'Daytime on Two' is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.


Presenter (Music Time):
Jonathan Cohen
Presenter (Music Time):
Helen Speirs
Oboe (Music Time):
Nick Daniel
Producer/Director (Music Time):
Elizabeth Bennett
Paul Viragh
Presenter (Science in Action):
Kjartan Poskitt
Presenter (Science in Action):
Terry Marsh
Writer (The Adventures of Spot):
Eric Hill
Music (The Adventures of Spot):
Duncan Lamont
Script Editor (The Adventures of Spot):
David McKee
Production (The Adventures of Spot):
Clive Juster
Subject (Landmarks):
Hans Verhoeven
Director (Landmarks):
Paul Fisher

Major debates, news and analysis from the Labour
Party Conference. One of the focal points of this afternoon's session will be the results of the elections to Labour's National Executive Committee, where the party's leadership will be hoping to maintain its current level of support. Presented by David Dimbleby , Vivian White and Ian Smith. Editor JAMES HOGAN including at
3.00pm News and Weather


Presented By:
David Dimbleby
Presented By:
Vivian White
Presented By:
Ian Smith.
James Hogan

Recovering from a pretty wild party, Ollie is horrified by the contents of a telegram bearing the unfortunate news of his wife's unexpected and imminent arrival home. A quick call to Stan could solve all his problems or more than likely create some new ones. Is is a case of many hands make light work or too many cooks spoil the broth?


Directed By:
James Parrott
Mrs Hardy:
Blanche Payson
Bobby Burns

Behind the Beat is back. Fresh with the latest sounds.
Jermaine Jackson, Queen Latifah and the world's most celebrated collectable pop stamps feature in this new series. Packed with stories and performances, the programme looks at new film and video releases and the true story of the birth of rock'n'roll.
BBC Pebble Mill


Executive Producer:
Jenny Cowan
Terry Jervis

Italian cult hero Jovanotti introduces Russia's premier youth magazine show Under 16 + Over, the first programme that dared to criticise aspects of life in the USSR - and get away with it. The featured musical group is Bravo.


null Jovanotti
BravoArt Director: Mark Lebon
Veronica Hyks

Sir Robin Day presents news and analysis from the first day of the Labour
Party's Conference plus major interviews.
Vivian White reports.


Vivian White
Rosaleen Hughes.
Marsh Marshall
Cathi McGill
James Hogan

Introduced by Jonathan King
Vancouver Yes , we know Vancouver is in Canada, but it is an incredibly beautiful city - people say it's a bit like Hong Kong. In fact they're getting more alike as the city becomes home to thousands of Hong Kong immigrants. Produced and directed by GORDON ELSBURY (R) revised)


Introduced By:
Jonathan King
Introduced By:
Vancouver Yes
Directed By:
Gordon Elsbury

Six programmes in which A. N. Wilson takes a fresh perspective on the Victorian age through some of its most remarkable figures. 3: Cardinal Newman
The Martyrs' Memorial in Oxford commemorates the brave deaths of Cranmer,
Ridley and Latimer during the reign of Bloody Mary for their refusal to accept the Catholic religion. 'We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England as I trust shall never be put out,' That candle was the Protestant religion, but why did it take nearly 300 years before a memorial was built? Because in 1841 the dons of Oxford panicked, thinking that the candle was about to be snuffed out by Cardinal Newman.
Assistant producer CHRISTINE J. LUNT Producer CHRISTOPHER SALT
Executive producer BILL LYONS BBC North West


A. N. Wilson
Cardinal Newman.
Richard Fretwell
Christine J. Lunt

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Meet the greatest singing cowboy of them all - Rex O'Herlihan immaculate in his designer stetson and riding his perfect palomino, Wildfire. Ready to right wrongs, eliminate evil and foil foes Rex rides into the tacky town of Oakwood and the adventures - and the laughs - begin. This affectionate western parody is set in that particular never-never land where the good guys wear white and where handsome cowboys burst into terrible songs around camp fires.
Written and directed by HUGH WILSON
Produced by DAVID GILER
(First showing on British television)
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Rex O'Herlihan
Directed By:
Hugh Wilson
Produced By:
David Giler
Rex O'Herlihan:
Tom Berenger
Miss Tracy:
Marilu Henner
Peter g:
W Bailey
Railroad Colonel:
Fernando Rey
Col Ticonderoga:
Andy Griffith
His daughter:
Sela Ward

This week's presenters are Sarah Dunant and Tracey MacLeod.
Producer JOHN BUSH
Executive producer KEVIN LOADER Editor MICHAEL JACKSON


Sarah Dunant
Tracey MacLeod.
John Bush
Michael Jackson

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