Programme Index

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First of six programmes.
Camber Dock, Portsmouth
Three prominent artists from the south travel to the historic heart of old Portsmouth's dockland and paint the picture of their choice in this marine, industrial landscape. (R)

First of five programmes.
Just 18 shopping days to go - but take heart from
Marian Foster 's Survival Guide to the Family Festivities. Katharine Whitehorn plans short cuts to sanity in the kitchen,
Hugh Johnson dispenses the drinks and Peter Dixon keeps the kids happy and off your back! Plus gifts for children, Star Christmas and Camilla's Countdown Calendar. Director ROBERT CHIPPRIOTT
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Contributors

Unknown:
Marian Foster
Unknown:
Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown:
Hugh Johnson
Unknown:
Peter Dixon
Director:
Robert Chippriott

First of four programmes. Coping with MS Kay Alexander reports on multiple sclerosis, a disease of the central nervous system which affects more than
80,000 people in Britain. (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ms Kay Alexander

First of five programmes.
The Black and White Media Show (1)
Is racism reinforced or countered by images presented on the box?
Comedian Lenny Henry is among those offering some provocative opinions. (R) to 0 BOOK: for details send an sae to [address removed]and at 12.40pm
Heart of the Matter
What's in a Name?
A discussion of the word 'black' - its meanings and acceptability.
Assistant producer JANE SPENCE
Series producer OLGA EDRIDGE (R) (e)

Contributors

Unknown:
Lenny Henry
Producer:
Jane Spence

Falmouth Working Boats The oyster banks of the River Fal are the last in the world to be fished by hand and sail alone.
Narrator: Tom Salmon. Producers BRIAN HAWKINS and ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol (R)

Contributors

Narrator:
Tom Salmon.
Producers:
Brian Hawkins
Producers:
Robin Drake

Weather followed by In the Garden
December
Nearly six million pot plants will be given as presents this Christmas. Sadly, in a short time many will die. Dennis Cornish offers advice. Director ANNETTE WILLIAMS Producer DAVID SPIRES BBC South West

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Cornish
Director:
Annette Williams

After the Brixton riots in 1981 it was clear that something had to be done. The Scarman report made many practical suggestions, but how much has really changed?
John Humphrys talks to Lord Scarman.
Producer JOHN WILCOX BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Talks:
John Humphrys
Producer:
John Wilcox

After the 1987 riots in Peterhead Prison, 50 prisoners were locked up 23 hours a day in solitary confinement. But now the regime is changing. Inmates, prison officers and the Governor talk candidly about the jail and its future.
Reporter: Forbes McFall Producer VAL ATKINSON BBC Scotland

Contributors

Reporter:
Forbes McFall
Producer:
Val Atkinson

Starring and himself Hambone
Separated from his elderly mistress Hillie at New York airport, Hambone the dog sets out on an exciting search for his owner across America.
Produced by CARRY GILLINGHAM Directed by ROY WATTS
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Contributors

Produced By:
Carry Gillingham
Directed By:
Roy Watts
Hillie Radcliffe:
Lillian Gish
Michael Radcliffe:
Timothy Bottoms
Nancy Rollins:
Candy Clark
Tucker:
O J Simpson

Animal Rights Chrissie Hynde , Kevin Godley and Linda Davison explain why they have taken up the campaign for animal rights.
Producer BILL HILARY Executive producer
JANET STREET-PORTER
BBC Northern Ireland (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Chrissie Hynde
Unknown:
Kevin Godley
Unknown:
Linda Davison
Producer:
Bill Hilary

Tears for Fears plus singing sensation
Oleta Adams talking frankly about marketing soul music, while the Swedish dance scene keeps stomping. Plus the hottest videos and coolest styles. Executive producer JENNY COWAN Series producer TERRY JERVIS BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
Oleta Adams
Producer:
Jenny Cowan
Producer:
Terry Jervis

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 28 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for over a year

First transmitted in 1989, this episode has tales of the Grenadier Guards, the tipples of the Queen's Lancashire Regiment and the King's Own Scottish Borderers taste for porridge. Show more

Last of six programmes. Style for All
Up-to-the-minute design-aware fashion in a variety of styles is now available in the High Street. The role of the designer is more important, often interpreting ideas which come from the street.
Series producer SUZANNE DAVIES Producer ROBERT ALBURY (e)
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Contributors

Producer:
Suzanne Davies
Producer:
Robert Albury

Starring and
Dennis Riordan 's daughter is brutally raped, robbed and murdered, but even though the killer is caught and confesses, he is released because of a legal loophole. His life in ruins, Dennis becomes determined to see justice done - his justice!
Screenplay by HENRY DENKER based on his own novel.
Produced by IRWIN ALLEN
Directed by WALTER GRAUMAN
(First showing on British television) 0 PROFILE ON IRWIN ALLEN : page 22

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Riordan
Unknown:
Henry Denker
Produced By:
Irwin Allen
Directed By:
Walter Grauman
Unknown:
Irwin Allen
Dennis Riordan:
Robert Preston
Brad Grodan:
Beau Bridges
Judge Klein:
Burgess Meredith
Arlene:
Linda Purl
Judge Lengel:
Mel Ferrer
Victor:
Anthony Newley

This week's presenters are Sarah Dunant , Tracey MacLeod , Paul Morley and Michael Ignatieff. Producer JAMIE MUIR
Executive producer KEVIN LOADER Editor MICHAEL JACKSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah Dunant
Unknown:
Tracey MacLeod
Unknown:
Paul Morley
Unknown:
Michael Ignatieff.
Producer:
Jamie Muir
Editor:
Michael Jackson

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