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Followed by The Kon-Tiki Man
The Enchanted Islands.
Thor Heyerdahl 's journey continues. Narrated by Christopher Railing.
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Contributors

Unknown:
Thor Heyerdahl
Unknown:
Christopher Railing.

A four-part drama serial from New Zealand.
2: Peter and Maggie uncover the secrets of the Piper graveyard - but Peter falls increasingly under the thrall of Ish Murdie.
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Contributors

Maggie Bennett:
Tony Driscoll
Peter Guilford:
Toby Laing
Tay:
Greer Robson
Ish Murdie:
Bruno Lawrence

Today including a monster car crusher, a long distance pedal-car ride and Sherlock Holmes 's investigation of Britain's oldest motor car. Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host the record-breaking show.
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Contributors

Unknown:
Sherlock Holmes
Unknown:
Roy Castle
Unknown:
Cheryl Baker

Equestrian
The completion of the show jumping phase of the three-day event, with Britain hopeful of team and individual honours.
Ian Stark and Virginia Leng picked up silver and bronze in Seoul four years ago, but Britain hasn't had an individual champion since Richard Meade in 1972. New Zealand's Mark
Todd can make Olympic history today by becoming the first rider to win three successive individual golds. Commentary by Raymond Brooks-Ward and Lorna Clarke.
Swimming
The men's 50m freestyle final, which should see a clash between American Matt Biondi and his team-mate and world record holder Tom Jager. Plus Janet Evans defends her 1988 title in the women's 800m freestyle final, and action from the finals of the men's 100m backstroke and the women's
4xl00m individual medley. Commentary by Hamilton Bland, Andyjameson and Helen Rollason.
Plus boxing action, news of British medal hopes
Barrie Edgington and Penny Way in the boardsailing, and a tennis and badminton update.

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Stark
Unknown:
Richard Meade
Commentary By:
Raymond Brooks-Ward
Commentary By:
Lorna Clarke.
Unknown:
Matt Biondi
Unknown:
Tom Jager.
Unknown:
Janet Evans
Unknown:
Helen Rollason.
Unknown:
Barrie Edgington

First of two programmes shown as a tribute to the life and work of one of Britain's most uncompromising modern architects Sir James Stirling , who died recently. In tonight's film he examines the Katharine
Stephen Room of Newnham College, Cambridge, built in 1988 by Haward/van Heyningen. Director Geoff Dunlop
Producer Clare Paterson

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir James Stirling

Last of the series.

In the spectacular landscape of the great Tien Shan, the Celestial Mountains near the border with China, there is a proud Kazakh herdsman who is known as "the Father of the Birds".
Alik Turbulayev can read and understand his eagle's flight. He speaks to him, he loves him. The cameras follow Alik and his 11-year-old son, Oulan, who this year flies an eagle for the very first time.
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Contributors

Subject:
Alik Turbulayev
BBC tv Presentation:
John Hancock
BBC tv Presentation:
Chris McFarling

A report on how to search for those bargains in the souks of Morocco, and comedienne Joan Sims checks out coach travel, when she takes a tour of Oxford and the Cotswolds. Plus another challenge for Matthew Collins and advice on holiday health. With Penny Junor,
Paddy Haycocks , and Carol Smillie. Series producer Rachel Hebditch Executive producer Tony Moss ● STEREO
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Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Sims
Unknown:
Matthew Collins
Unknown:
Paddy Haycocks
Unknown:
Carol Smillie.
Producer:
Rachel Hebditch

Tonight's play in the series of solo performances.being shown as part of a retrospective season of Alan Bennett 's work, stars Patricia Routledge A Lady of Letters
A lady, who believes in keeping people on their toes, gets hold of the wrong end of the stick. Producer Innes Lloyd
Director Giles Foster
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Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Bennett
Unknown:
Patricia Routledge

Six programmes providing eyewitness accounts from
British writers who travelled in North America in Victorian times. With extracts from their journals, contemporary stills and archive footage.
Bed and Board. The candid truth about American eating habits, with advice to tourists and emigrants about hotels, entertainment and etiquette. In many ways the opinions of early travellers still apply today - but not quite all.
Fanny Trollope observed: "I hardly know any annoyance so deeply repugnant to English feelings as the incessant, remorseless spitting of Americans."
Producer Charles Miller
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Contributors

Unknown:
Fanny Trollope
Producer:
Charles Miller
Isabella Bird:
Joanna David
Charles Dickens:
Adrian Rawlins
Rudyard Kipling:
Richard Lintern
Susanna Moodie:
Carolyn Pickles
William Makepeace Thackeray:
Robert Bathurst
Anthony Trollope:
Christopher Douglas
Frances Trollope:
Patsy Byrne

A short graduation film from the Munich Film School.
Two young German boys on air raid duty break into an abandoned house and discover a treasure trove. In German with English subtitles. With
Niki Ronacher and Tobias Timm.
Director Nikolai Karo

Contributors

Unknown:
Niki Ronacher
Unknown:
Tobias Timm.
Director:
Nikolai Karo

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