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Concluding this short season of adventures for Leslie Charteris 's debonair detective.
Starring
Hugh Sinclair
When a man is killed on his doorstep and he is suspected of the crime, the Saint swings into action against a gold smuggling gang and their ruthless leader - the Tiger.
Director Paul Stein
0 FILMS: pages 19-20

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Charteris
Unknown:
Hugh Sinclair
Director:
Paul Stein
Simon Templar:
Hugh Sinclair
Pat Holmes:
Jean Gillie
Inspector Teal:
Gordon McLeod
Sidmarsh:
Clifford Evans
Horace:
Wylif Watson

Starring Anna Neagle, Cedric Hardwicke

The rise of Nell Gwyn from selling oranges in Cheapside, through success on the Drury Lane stage to the position of Charles II's favourite mistress, is told in this atmospheric portrayal of Restoration England.
Films: pages 19-20

Contributors

Screenplay:
Miles Malleson
Director:
Herbert Wilcox
Nell Gwyn:
Anna Neagle
King Charles II:
Cedric Hardwicke
Chiffinch:
Miles Malleson
Samuel Pepys:
Esme Percy

Floella Benjamin and Howard Lee explore the world of ball games. Producer Sheila Fraser Executive producer Cynthia Felgate (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Floella Benjamin
Unknown:
Howard Lee
Producer:
Sheila Fraser
Producer:
Cynthia Felgate
on BBC Two England

Weather followed by The Fall of the House of Habsburg
In the course of 600 years, one family, the Habsburgs, came to dominate a huge area of central and south eastern Europe. Over 70 years ago their empire fell. This film tells the story of the man who strove so desperately to hold his inheritance together, the Emperor Franz Josef.
Narrator: Gary Watson. With the voices of Annette Simone , Julian Fox and Frank Henderson. Writer Edward Crankshaw
Producer Jonathan Stedall (R)

Contributors

Narrator:
Franz Josef.
Narrator:
Gary Watson.
Unknown:
Annette Simone
Unknown:
Julian Fox
Unknown:
Frank Henderson.
Unknown:
Edward Crankshaw
Producer:
Jonathan Stedall

Recruited into a Civil War regiment, Bryan McNerney sets off to Wingfield Castle to recreate the tumultuous events of 1648, with the help of the English Civil War Society.
Producer Paul Cort-Wright BBC Norwich (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bryan McNerney
on BBC Two England

Weather followed by Bruno Bettelheim : the Man Who Cared for Children
Bruno Bettelheim rescued some of the most untreatable children it is possible to imagine from spending the rest of their lives in mental institutions.
In this programme, he and former patients describe how he helped them rebuild their lives.
Writer/Producer Michael Barnes Editor Robin Brightwell

Contributors

Unknown:
Bruno Bettelheim
Unknown:
Bruno Bettelheim
Producer:
Michael Barnes
Editor:
Robin Brightwell

For more than 15 years the six Irishmen serving life for the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974 have protested their innocence.
Some of the leading figures in the growing international campaign to free the. Birmingham Six explain why they believe the Home Secretary should re-open the case.
Picture editor Jon Parker Producer John McLeod BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Editor:
Jon Parker
Producer:
John McLeod

Including an investigation into the quality and value of goods bought in garden centres and nurseries.
With Geoff Hamilton
Diane Kemp , David Stevens and Pippa Greenwood.
0 GARDENING: page 85

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Hamilton
Unknown:
Diane Kemp
Unknown:
David Stevens
Unknown:
Pippa Greenwood.

Starring
George Segal
Morgan Fairchild
Times are hard in Sherwood
Forest, what with Prince John seeing a psychiatrist and Robin moonlighting as a lassogram girl.
Producer Andrew Donnelly Director Ray Austin t FILMS: pages 19-20
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Contributors

Unknown:
George Segal
Producer:
Andrew Donnelly
Director:
Ray Austin
Robin Hood:
George Segal
Lady Marian:
Morgan Fairchild
Prince John:
Roddy McDowall
Eleanor ofAquitaine:
Janet Suzman
Fr Luther:
Melvyn Hayes
Rupert:
Michael Hordern
Sir Guy:
Tom Baker
Sheriff of Nottingham:
Neil Hallett
King Richard:
Robert Hardy
Friar Tuck:
Roy Kinnear
Will Scarlett:
Robin Nedwell
Little John:
Pat Roach

A series of five films exploring the new realities of religious faith in eastern Europe.
2: Life has changed out of all recognition for
Mikhail Zhidkov , a Baptist Minister. The recent relaxation allowing churches to work free of state control in the Soviet Union means the opportunity to bring pastoral care to some of the most desperately needy in Soviet society: sick children, the mentally handicapped and even murderers in forced labour camps.
Producer Catherine Seddon
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Contributors

Unknown:
Mikhail Zhidkov
Producer:
Catherine Seddon

A series of six programmes that look beyond the barrack gates at family life in the army. 2: Joan, Liz and Sharon are alone in quarters in West
Germany. Their husbands are on duty in Belfast.
Joan calculates that she has been 'married ten years going on for two years'. Liz's eldest son hardly sees his father. Ross, Sharon's son, was born just before his father's Northern Ireland training began.
Living apart, the terrorist threat and surviving as a single parent are all part and parcel of army life.
Film editor Steve Holdsworth Producer Marie Thomas
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Contributors

Editor:
Steve Holdsworth
Producer:
Marie Thomas

Ford recently paid
El.6 billion for Jaguar cars. They wanted a prestige name and a ready-made slice of heritage.
William Woollard looks at the history of the marque and what
Ford may do with their new acquisition.
Tiff Needell drives the Yugo Sana, the most modern-looking car yet to emerge from eastern Europe.
And there's the second part of Top Gear's analysis of the alternatives to petrol which may help to reduce the contribution made by cars to global warming.
Producer Jon Bentley Editor Tom Ross BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
William Woollard
Producer:
Jon Bentley
Editor:
Tom Ross

The time-hopping US drama series starring
Scott Bakula
Dean Stockwell
27 April 1960: there are problems for Sam. He has become a New York cop with a dilemma - whether or not to do what comes naturally with a wife who isn't his, while trying to fend off a jealous ex-husband and attempting to prove his existence in the past to those in the future who are his only hope of returning to his own time.

Contributors

Unknown:
Scott Bakula
Unknown:
Dean Stockwell
Sam Beckett:
Scott Bakula
Al:
Dean Stockwell
Diane:
Alice Adair
Roget:
Mathieu Carriere

Sir John Harvey-Jones , one of Britain's most successful and unconventional industrialists, offers > candid advice to companies facing major decisions about their future.
3: Sir John follows the clues at Apricot Computers. Is the story that unfolds a heroic saga - or a more mundane whodunit? Either way, the man at the centre is
Roger Foster.
Founder and Chairman of Apricot, Foster was once the darling of the stock exchange. Now facing tough international competition and the threat of a takeover, he is not just fighting to regain his success - he's fighting for survival.
Executive producer Richard Retsz Producer Anne Laking

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir John Harvey-Jones
Unknown:
Roger Foster.
Producer:
Richard Retsz
Producer:
Anne Laking

Working Mothers
Increasing numbers of mothers of small children go out to work. Does this mean that men take on more domestic duties?
Three mothers talk about their experiences.
Producer Clare Falkner (R)

Contributors

Producer:
Clare Falkner

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