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The Playbus is at the Dot Stop. Today's story is The Wizard of the West by Michael Cole. With Liz Kitchen and Saskia Wright. A Felgate production for BBCtv (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Cole.
Unknown:
Liz Kitchen
Unknown:
Saskia Wright.

A series about legends.
Tym Sion Cati from Wales. With Alwyne Taylor and Dave Benson Phillips. Producer Peter Charlton (R)
* COMPETITION: entries to Is That a Fact?[address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Alwyne Taylor
Unknown:
Dave Benson Phillips.
Producer:
Peter Charlton

A children's multi-faith series written by Nick Mclvor.
Out for the Night. At last the team gets the chance of a night off when invited to a barmitzvah party.
Director Jeremy Woolf Producer Judy Merry

Contributors

Written By:
Nick McLvor.
Director:
Jeremy Woolf
Producer:
Judy Merry
Michael:
Kieran Cunningham
Robert:
Colin Kerrigan
Sam:
Sayan Akaddas
on BBC Two England

How does frost make patterns on windows? Presented by Simon Davies and Sophie Aldred with Jo Korna. (R)
0 QUESTIONS: write to Comers, BBCtv, London Wl 2 7RJ.

Contributors

Presented By:
Simon Davies
Presented By:
Sophie Aldred
Unknown:
Jo Korna.
on BBC Two England

Music, popular programmes and your vox pops. H20 - dance in it with Madness, bathe in it with Michael Palin , swim in it with Victoria Wood.
You may be surprised at some of the clips, you'll love the music. Director Nadia Miller Producer Roy Milani

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Palin
Unknown:
Victoria Wood.
Director:
Nadia Miller
Producer:
Roy Milani
on BBC Two England

Embassy World Professional Darts Championship. Live action from the stage of the Lakeside Country Club,
Frimley Green, where No 2 seed Peter Evison (England) meets twice former world champion John Lowe
(England) in the outstanding match of the first round. Jocky Wilson (Scotland) is also due to be on stage this afternoon. Commentary by Sid Waddell and Tony Green.
Introduced by Tony Gubba.

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Evison
Unknown:
John Lowe
Unknown:
Jocky Wilson
Commentary By:
Sid Waddell
Commentary By:
Tony Green.
Introduced By:
Tony Gubba.

The first of six programmes of music by Elgar , played by the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Davis. Michael Berkeley , in conversation with a British composer, introduces each performance. Today,
Nigel Osborne probes the Enigma behind Elgar's famous set of Variations.
Director Andrew Quick
Series producer Paul Islwyn Thomas 0 PICTURE STORY: page 41

Contributors

Music By:
Elgar
Conducted By:
Andrew Davis.
Conducted By:
Michael Berkeley
Unknown:
Nigel Osborne
Producer:
Paul Islwyn Thomas

Starring
Bruce Dern
Cliff Potts
A space station in the year
2001: four men are searching for forests, animals and fruit to refurbish a devastated earth. But after eight years they are recalled.
Director Douglas Trumbull 0 FILMS: pages 27-32

Contributors

Unknown:
Bruce Dern
Unknown:
Cliff Potts
Director:
Douglas Trumbull
Lowell:
Bruce Dern
Wolf:
Cliff Potts
Barker:
Ron Rifkin
Keenan ,:
Jesse Vint

The World of Dogs
This year's preview to Cruft's goes to Birmingham and to a tavern called the Dog! Pubs in the 19th century regularly held dog shows and in this
Cruft's centenary year, Angela Rippon and Mike Stockman visit the Quarantine Centre at London's Heathrow Airport, look at dogs which work for their living and the Parson Jack Russell Terrier , making its debut at Cruft's this year. Producer Joy Corbett
( Cruft's: Working Dogs, Terriers and Hounds, on Friday at 6.00pm) 0 NATURE: page 12
0 PICTURE STORY: page 41

Contributors

Unknown:
Angela Rippon
Unknown:
Mike Stockman
Unknown:
Parson Jack Russell Terrier
Producer:
Joy Corbett

The national squads take a break, though Scotland holds its final trial this weekend at
Murrayfield. With Chris Rea. Executive producer Johnnie Watherston

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Rea.
Producer:
Johnnie Watherston

The downhillers are at the 1936 Olympic venue of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Not raced for four years on the World Cup circuit, the redesigned course promises to be steeper, faster and more spectacular.
Introduced by David Vine. Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Vine.
Producer:
Mark Wilkin

In Japan's fiercely competitive car market Nissan has set the pace in production line technology and marketing but has failed to unseat Toyota from the number one position. Gordon Brewer reports from inside Nissan, with unprecedented filming access from the boardroom to the factory floor, on how it revolutionised the way car manufacturers approach their market.

(Postponed from 25 November 1990)

Contributors

Reporter:
Gordon Brewer
Producer:
John Williams
Editor:
David Nissan

Running for Their
Lives. Award-winning wildlife film-maker Hugh Miles provides a fresh view of the social lives of African wild dogs and their struggle for survival. Producers Hugh Miles and Kerth Scholey Senes editor Mike Salisbury • NATURE: page 12
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugh Miles
Producers:
Hugh Miles
Editor:
Mike Salisbury
on BBC Two England

In his first major television interview shown in Britain, Australian batsman
Don Bradman looks back with Jack Egan on his cricketing career. Introduced by Tony Lewis. Director/Producer Jack Egan * NATURE: page 12
0 PICTURE STORY: page 41

Contributors

Unknown:
Don Bradman
Unknown:
Jack Egan
Introduced By:
Tony Lewis.
Producer:
Jack Egan

The second part of the Jeanette Winterson story.
Starring Geraldine McEwan, Kenneth Cranham, Charlotte Coleman
Jess, now 16, meets Melanie and falls in love. "This can't be unnatural passion", they think. The pastor, the congregation and Jess's mother think something quite different. (R) (For cast see Saturday at 9.05pm. Part 3 tomorrow at 9. OOpm)

Contributors

Author:
Jeanette Winterson

First showing on network television of the film based on Helene Hanff's celebrated bestseller.
Starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins
January 1969: American writer Helene Hanff at last makes her first trip to England, the culmination of an intense relationship with literary London and, in particular, with the employees of a West End antiquarian bookshop.
Director David Jones
• Barry Norman: page 27 • Ceefax Subtitles

Contributors

Unknown:
Helene Hanff
Unknown:
Anne Bancroft
Unknown:
Anthony Hopkins
Unknown:
Helene Hanff
Director:
David Jones
Director:
Barry Norman
Helene Hanff:
Anne Bancroft
Frank Doel:
Anthony Hopkins
Nora Doel:
Judi Dench
Maxine Bellamy:
Jean de Baer
George Martin:
Maurice Denham
Cecily Fan:
Eleanor David

BBC Two England

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