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Series of French for beginners, presented by Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones 0 SUPPORT MATERIAL: books, notes, computer software and cassettes available from bookshops.
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Contributors

Presented By:
Carolle Rousseau
Presented By:
Patrick Simpson-Jones

Another chance to see experiments from Take Nobody's Word for It, performed by Carol Vorderman and Prof Ian Fells.
• BBC BOOK: Take Nobody's Word for It, price £3. 99. available from bookshops.

Contributors

Unknown:
Carol Vorderman
Unknown:
Prof Ian Fells.

Regional Variations (2)

Sounds of the 60s

BBC Two England

Sounds of the Sixties

Original Series

Episode 5: 1967-68: The Pop Boom

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Series featuring rock, pop and R&B performances from the BBC archives, featuring the Bee Gees, the Rolling Stones and Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich. Show more

Last in the Asian affairs series.
The Fire Next Time? One night in July this year, Khan's Tandoori erupted into flames. Hundreds of Asians had petrol-bombed the popular hangout of Blackburn's Asian youth. What ignited the tension between the town's two Muslim communities - one
Indian, the other Pakistani? This report looks at the problems and asks whether there is more fire still to come.
Producer Barbie Campbell Cole Series producerCharles Bruce ● STEREO

First of a six-part series in which Sir Roy Strong explores a glorious but often forgotten part of Britain's heritage, the gardens created by the Royal Family.
Tonight he looks at one of the earliest Renaissance gardens in England at Hampton Court. He compares it to the magnificent gardens at Het Loo Palace in Holland, also created by William and Mary, which have recently been restored to their 16th-century glory. Director Roger Last
Producer Joanie Blaikie
An Antelope production for BBCtv
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FEATURE: page 28

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Roy Strong

Regional Variations (2)

Blackadder

Blackadder Goes Forth

Episode 1: Plan A - Captain Cook

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Classic comedy series set during the First World War. Blackadder volunteers for the post of official war artist. Show more

Contributors

Captain Blackadder:
Rowan Atkinson
Private Baldrick:
Tony Robinson
Lieutenant George:
Hugh Laurie
General Melchett:
Stephen Fry
Captain Darling:
Tim McInnerny
Director:
Richard Boden

A documentary history of conscientious objectors in Britain, from the passing of the Military Service Act in 1916 to the return home of the last conscript 30 years ago. The testimony of those who took a stand for peace in two world wars reveals the changing nature of resistance to war.
Conscientious objectors tell how they feared they'd be shot, how they were cut off from society and how they reconciled resistance with the need to fight evil in a violent world. Producers Sharon Goulds and Marilyn Wheatcroft
A Television History Workshop production for BBCtv

Contributors

Unknown:
Marilyn Wheatcroft

Time Stands Still. A Polish and a British film school student collaborated to produce this documentary about Ilford Park Polish Home, the last remnant of a network of resettlement camps set up in Britain after the Second World War.
Directors Simon Everson , Urszula Urbaniak Series producer Colin Rose

Contributors

Directors:
Simon Everson
Directors:
Urszula Urbaniak
Producer:
Colin Rose

I Four programmes which tell the alternative story of the US presidential elections using highlights from American TV sitcoms, talk shows, commercials and satire.
This week writer and humorist
Roy Blount Jr analyses the candidates as sitcom characters, weighs up the political influence of Elvis and recounts the history of the Dan Quayle joke.
Producers Debbie Geller and Mary Harron

Contributors

Unknown:
Roy Blount Jr
Unknown:
Dan Quayle
Producers:
Debbie Geller
Producers:
Mary Harron

British marimba and vibraphone player Orphy Robinson joins forces with the multi-talented cornettist Don Cherry. Series producer KriSs Rusmanis
Executive producer Michael Jackson • STEREO

Contributors

Unknown:
Orphy Robinson
Unknown:
Don Cherry.
Producer:
Kriss Rusmanis
Producer:
Michael Jackson

BBC Two England

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