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Body Language. How much of what we really mean do we reveal in our body language? Scene studies the hidden meaning of classroom body language and sees how the police are taught to understand the meaning of gesture and expression. Producer Diane Millward

Contributors

Producer:
Diane Millward

Tennis
The ladies' semi-finals of the Prudential National Championships from Telford. At this stage last year, Clare Wood beat Jo Durie and went on to win the title. And the men's quarter-finals -
Andrew Castle is the defending champion.
Commentary by Dan Maskell , Barry Davies , Ann Jones and Mark Cox.
And the latest news from home and abroad, with a look ahead to tomorrow's Twickenham rugby union international, England v Argentina. Introduced by Helen Rollason. Producer Sharon Lence Editor Dave Gordon
Including at

Contributors

Unknown:
Clare Wood
Unknown:
Jo Durie
Unknown:
Andrew Castle
Commentary By:
Dan Maskell
Commentary By:
Barry Davies
Commentary By:
Ann Jones
Commentary By:
Mark Cox.
Introduced By:
Helen Rollason.
Producer:
Sharon Lence
Editor:
Dave Gordon

A duel of words and wit between Arthur Marshall with Joan Regan and Rabbi Lionel Blue , and Frank Muir with Jan Francis and Rob Heyland. Refereed by Robert Robinson. (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Marshall
Unknown:
Joan Regan
Unknown:
Rabbi Lionel Blue
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Jan Francis
Unknown:
Rob Heyland.
Unknown:
Robert Robinson.

Can we afford culture? West Yorkshire has just spent
E13 million on a new theatre.
Jude Kelly , the artistic director, maintains that the arts fill a vital need for us all. She talks to Anne Kelleher.

Contributors

Unknown:
Jude Kelly
Unknown:
Anne Kelleher.

William Woollard and Jeremy Clarkson report from Sunderland on Nissan's new Primera. With Chris Goffey and Tony Mason. 0 MOTORING: page 95

Contributors

Unknown:
William Woollard
Unknown:
Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown:
Chris Goffey
Unknown:
Tony Mason.

Starring
Peter Finch , Mary Ure
Selim Hospital in Malaya during the 1950s: while Dr Alec Windom tries to rebuild his marriage, his patients, the local villagers, go on strike. But when civil unrest turns to violence
Windom and his wife find themselves in the middle of a war.
Director Ronald Neame
0 FILMS: pages 29-34

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Finch
Unknown:
Mary Ure
Unknown:
Selim Hospital
Unknown:
Dr Alec Windom
Director:
Ronald Neame
Dr Alec Windom:
Peter Finch
Lee:
Mary Ure
Patterson:
Michael Hordern
Anna:
Natasha Parry
Han Vidal:
John Cairney

The Reading Wars. Everyone agrees reading is a vital skill but that's where consensus ends. Recent reports about declining standards have divided teachers, parents and educational advisers on how best to teach and test read. Are modern methods to blame when children read poorly or are they being used as a scapegoat for a lack of support at home?
Presented by Peter Taylor. Producer Subniv Babuta Editor Nigel Chapman

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Taylor.
Producer:
Subniv Babuta
Editor:
Nigel Chapman

Turnstiles, table tops and tulips are just some of the tree shapes that Geoff Hamilton investigates in the last programme in the series when he visits the Hatton Fruit Garden at
East Mailing in Kent. Such elaborately trained fruit trees epitomise the philosophy of The
Ornamental Kitchen Garden, namely that everything must be attractive as well as productive. Producer Mark Kershaw
Plant list on Ceefax page 617.
0 GARDENING: page 97
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Hamilton
Producer:
Mark Kershaw

Dramas of real cases where forensic science helps catch the criminals. Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy.
Post Mortem. A suburban house is blasted into tiny pieces, killing the mother of two children and maiming her friend. Scientists and police carefully reconstruct the house, fragment by fragment. What's left over must be the bomb. Black paint, wire from a Volkswagen and a distorted postmark help lead to the killer.
Director Bruce Morrison Producer John Hyde A TVNZ production
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ludovic Kennedy.
Director:
Bruce Morrison
Producer:
John Hyde

A comedy quiz show hosted by Angus Deayton. Team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton, abetted by this week's guests comedian Rory McGrath and Ken Livingstone, MP, are challenged on the week's news.

A Hat Trick production for BBCtv

Contributors

Presenter:
Angus Deayton
Team captain:
Ian Hislop
Team captain:
Paul Merton
Guest:
Rory McGrath
Guest:
Ken Livingstone
Producer:
Harry Thompson

More country music from America's finest new performers. Tonight featuring Guy Clark, Alan Jackson and the first married couple of New Country music, Rosanne Cash and Rodney Crowell.

Contributors

Producer:
Mark Cooper
Producer:
Tracey MacLeod

Continuing a season of psychological thrillers.
The Spiral Staircase
Starring Dorothy McGuire
George Brent , Ethel Barrymore An unknown murderer stalks a small New England town. His victims are all women with some kind of imperfection.
Director Robert Siodmak
0 FILMS: pages 29-34

Contributors

Unknown:
Dorothy McGuire
Unknown:
George Brent
Unknown:
Ethel Barrymore
Director:
Robert Siodmak
Helen Capel:
Dorothy McGuire
Prof Warren:
George Brent
Mrs Warren:
Ethel Barrymore
Dr Parry:
Kent Smith
Blanche:
Rhonda Fleming
Steve Warren:
Gordon Oliver
Mrs Oates:
Elsa Lanchester
Nurse Barker:
Sara Allgood
Constable:
James Bell
Desk clerk:
Charles Wagenheim
Dr Harvey:
Erville Anderson
Mr Oates:
Rhys Williams

BBC Two England

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