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Two little girls desperately want a dog of their own.
With Val Lorraine, Annabel Rowe, Trilby Fox, Stuart Fox and Vicky Ireland.
A Ragdoll production for BBCtv

Contributors

Storyteller:
Val Lorraine
Storyteller:
Annabel Rowe
Storyteller:
Trilby Fox
Storyteller:
Stuart Fox
Storyteller:
Vicky Ireland
Producer:
Moyra Gambleton

A two-part play by Leslie Stewart

Matthew and Phil are good friends - just good friends? Matthew knows he's gay, but because he's got a girlfriend, Phil isn't sure what his feelings are.

Contributors

Writer:
Leslie Stewart
Editor:
Peter Barber
Producer/Director:
Roger Tonge
Matthew:
Jason Rush
Phil:
Lee Whitlock
Sharon:
Jenny Jay
Vera:
Kathy Burke
Teacher:
James McKenna
Phil's mother:
Judy Gridley
Matthew's father:
John Judd

It was just another day.
Irene's husband dropped her off at work. She returned to find that he had left her after 32 years of marriage. Like the other women in this programme, she copes, but none can forget the perfect partnership. Narrated by Jane Asher. Producer NIKKI CHEETHAM Editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF
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Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Asher.
Producer:
Nikki Cheetham
Editor:
Edward Mirzoeff

Weather followed by In the Garden
February
Dennis Cornish treats the Christmas cyclamen or amaryllis past its prime. Director ANNETTE WILLIAMS Producer DAVID SPIRES BBC South West

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Cornish
Director:
Annette Williams

Personal documentaries on the contemporary world. Dinner at Noon by Alan Bennett.
In the setting of a northern hotel, Alan Bennett observes that people trying to behave are always more interesting than people just behaving.
Executive producer DAVID PEARSON Producer JONATHAN STEDALL BBC Bristol (R)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Bennett.
Unknown:
Alan Bennett
Producer:
David Pearson

The education magazine with Jackie Spreckley and Jill Cochrane.
A chance to see some of the winning videos in the Women Into Technology competition. Today is UNICEF's National Non-Uniform day in schools throughout Britain. But do fund-raising events teach children enough about the causes they raise money for? And there are plumbing problems at King Street Junior. Producer JEREMY ORLEBAR
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS
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Contributors

Unknown:
Jackie Spreckley
Unknown:
Jill Cochrane.
Producer:
Jeremy Orlebar
Producer:
Bernard Adams

Starring Joel McCrea and Virginia Mayo.
Ex-Union Army officer Ned Bannon is saved from death by members of a wagon train heading for California.
Screenplay by CHRISTOPHER KNOPF from a story by LOUIS L'AMOUR Directed by THOMAS CARR
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Contributors

Unknown:
Joel McCrea
Unknown:
Christopher Knopf
Directed By:
Thomas Carr
Ned Bannon:
Joel McCrea
Ellen:
Virginia Mayo
Hardy Bishop:
Barry Kelley

An examination of the issues at the heart of life in Britain. Each edition analyses facts and questions opinions to provide a comprehensive analysis of the subject.
Presented by Peter Taylor. Editor NIGEL CHAPMAN

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Taylor.
Editor:
Nigel Chapman

Roses are Britain's number one garden plants and the west facing border is the ideal place for enjoying them. In the afternoon and evening light this border comes into its own - also the time when you can relax in the garden after a hard day's work - so it's important to fill it with fragrance and colour.
Presented by Geoff Hamilton and Gay Search.
Producer DENIS w. GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 617.
W GARDENING: page 86
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Contributors

Presented By:
Geoff Hamilton

By Paul Smith and Terry Kyan.
Starring Mel Smith Louisa Rix and Mike Grady. Night Thoughts
Burning the candle at both ends in an effort to finish his screenplay, Colin discovers that the human body actually needs sleep - a good ten hours a night in his case.
Production JAMIE RIX and JOHN KILBY
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Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Smith
Unknown:
Terry Kyan.
Unknown:
Mel Smith
Unknown:
Louisa Rix
Unknown:
Mike Grady.
Unknown:
Jamie Rix
Colin Watkins:
Mel Smith
Jenny:
Louisa Rix
Alan Hunter:
Nicholas Ball
Des:
Mike Grady
Travers:
Andrew Robertson
Radio presenter:
Roy North

Jerry Lee Lewis
This is the story of 'the Killer', the ultimate wild man of rock, from his phenomenal success at the age of 20 with Whole
Lotta Shakin ' Going On to the present. After more than 30 years, Lewis remains unapologetic and unique. A product of the Bible belt, Lewis's life has been a strange, tormented conflict between his excesses and his religious fears. His cousin, Jimmy Lee Swaggart , devoted many a sermon to the recovery of Jerry Lee 's soul. Lewis has seen the deaths of two wives, two children and a brother, shot his bass player and been arrested for causing a disturbance outside
Elvis Presley 's mansion in Memphis. Arena tells his story with help from Sam Phillips , the man who first recorded Lewis and Presley, Johnny Cash , Carl Perkins , Jimmy Lee
Swaggart, Lewis's wife Myra, Paul Anka and Chuck Berry. Director MARK HALL
Series editors ANTHONY WALL and NIGEL FINCH

Contributors

Unknown:
Jerry Lee Lewis
Unknown:
Lotta Shakin
Unknown:
Jimmy Lee Swaggart
Unknown:
Jerry Lee
Unknown:
Elvis Presley
Unknown:
Sam Phillips
Unknown:
Johnny Cash
Unknown:
Carl Perkins
Unknown:
Jimmy Lee
Unknown:
Paul Anka
Unknown:
Chuck Berry.
Unknown:
Nigel Finch

Donald MacCormick and a team of BBC reporters with the day's top stories.
Reporters: David Coss, Olenka Frenkiel, Peter Kellner, Wesley Kerr, Peter Marshall, Julian O'Halloran, Rupert Segar, David Sells, Sarah Spiller, Francine Stock, Janet Trewin and Charles Wheeler.

Contributors

Presenter:
Donald MacCormick
Reporter:
David Coss
Reporter:
Olenka Frenkiel
Reporter:
Peter Kellner
Reporter:
Wesley Kerr
Reporter:
Peter Marshall
Reporter:
Julian O'Halloran
Reporter:
Rupert Segar
Reporter:
David Sells
Reporter:
Sarah Spiller
Reporter:
Francine Stock
Reporter:
Janet Trewin
Reporter:
Charles Wheeler
Deputy Editor:
Keith Bowers
Deputy Editor:
Eamonn Matthews
Editor:
John Morrison

Starring
Richard Attenborough Hermione Baddeley and William Hartnell.
Set in the seaside town at the height of holiday season,
Brighton Rock tells the story of Pinkie Brown , a psychopathic gang leader who hunts down a journalist responsible for the death of another hoodlum.
Screenplay by GRAHAM GREENE and TERENCE RATTIGAN
Produced by ROY BOULTING Directed by JOHN BOULTING (Blackandwhite)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Attenborough
Unknown:
Hermione Baddeley
Unknown:
William Hartnell.
Unknown:
Pinkie Brown
Unknown:
Graham Greene
Unknown:
Terence Rattigan
Produced By:
Roy Boulting
Directed By:
John Boulting
Pinkie:
Richard Attenborough
Ida:
Hermione Baddeley
Dallow:
William Hartnell
Prewitt:
Harcourt Williams
Spicer:
Wylie Watson
Cubitt:
Nigel Stock
Rose:
Carol Marsh
Fred Hale (Kolley Kibber):
Alan Wheatley
Phil Corkey:
George Carney
Colleoni:
Virginia Winter
Frank:
Reginald Purdell

BBC Two England

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