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Playdays
Peggy visits a farm to pick some strawberries. (R)

7.20 Heathcliff and Marmaduke
Animated antics. (R)

7.45 Blue Peter
An Olympic special. Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1 (S)(W)

8.10 Top Cat
The cunning feline tries to make money on a horse. (R)

8.35 Polka Dot Shorts
Polkaroo and friends join a singalong. (R)

8.45 Postman Pat
More from the friendly postie and his cat. (R)

Biopic starring Anna Neagle and Robert Newton.
Amy Johnson 's spirit of adventure made her one of Britain's best-loved flyers - but her marriage was beset with problems Director Herbert Wilcox (1941)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 60-64 ***
Anna Neagle is in The Yellow Canary tomorrow at 10.55am

Contributors

Unknown:
Anna Neagle
Unknown:
Robert Newton.
Unknown:
Amy Johnson
Unknown:
Anna Neagle
AmyJohnson:
Anna Neagle
Jim Mollison:
Robert Newton
MrJohnson:
Edward Chapman
MrsJohnson:
Joan Kemp-Welch
ATA Commandant:
Nora Swinburne

Western starring Fred MacMurray. Jack Wright , a peaceful store owner, accidentally kills a bank robber and is regarded as a hero. Widescreen.
Director Alfred Werker (1955)
(S) (W) Films: pp 60-64 **

Contributors

Unknown:
Fred MacMurray.
Unknown:
Jack Wright
Director:
Alfred Werker

Interiors. Esther Rantzen looks at interior design with Graham Wynne from Changing Rooms and House Doctor Ann Maurice. Producer Graham Cooper
Editor Patsy Newey (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Graham Wynne
Unknown:
Ann Maurice.
Producer:
Graham Cooper
Editor:
Patsy Newey

Auschwitz- The Forgotten Witness. Few realise that several hundred British servicemen were prisoners of war in Auschwitz concentration camp, becoming witnesses to the Nazi "final solution". This film follows Arthur Dodd from
Cheshire, who spent 14 months in Auschwitz, as he returns to Poland for the first time in 50 years.
Producer Jim Clarke Revised repeat first shown on BBC North West (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/homeground

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Dodd
Producer:
Jim Clarke

This week, Alain de Cadenet presents the show from Hong Kong where he explores the new Chek Lap Kok airport, one of the world's most modern terminals. Julian Tutt watches as an RAF trainee makes his first solo flight in a jet. Last in the series.
Executive producer Peter Hylton Cleaver (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian Tutt
Producer:
Peter Hylton Cleaver

Jason Barlow investigates ways of buying a car, from dealerships to the internet and importing from abroad. Tiff Needell races the GT version of the Lotus Elise and looks at a road version of the sports car - the Lotus Exige. Plus, the new Mercedes C Class and the Australian Holden. Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Richard Pearson (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jason Barlow
Producer:
John Wilcox
Producer:
Richard Pearson

Continuing the series exploring the organisation on which Ian Fleming based his James Bond novels - the Special Operations Executive.
This week, how agents were taught to dress properly, burgle, kill - and resist the temptations of a beautiful woman. Contains strong language.
See Choice. (S) (W)

Contributors

Director:
Jonathan Dent
Series Producer:
David Darlow

The first in a three-part series following the progress of a revolutionary educational experiment. Torsten Friedag , one of Britain's first "superheads", is charged with turning round a London inner city comprehensive. He will have the toughest year of year of his working life. See Choice.
Director Simon Dickson ; Executive producer Robert Thirkell (S) (W) Polly Toynbee : page 18

Contributors

Unknown:
Torsten Friedag
Director:
Simon Dickson
Producer:
Robert Thirkell
Unknown:
Polly Toynbee

The Boy from Allison Street. Wayne, 16, lives with his extensive family in Allison Street, Lincoln. He spends his days dreaming of Kimberley, a girl who shows no signs of responding to his poetic correspondence.
Director Cassie Allward (S) (W) The series continues tomorrow at 11.20pm

Contributors

Director:
Cassie Allward

The Abstinence. Abstinence makes George smarter, but it has the opposite effect on Elaine.
For cast see Tuesday (S)
Followed by Forty Eight Preludes and Fugues Angela Hewitt plays Bach's Preludes and Fugues in F sharp minor and in G minor (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2 Nos 14 and 16) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Fugues Angela Hewitt

Open Science 12.30 The Next Big Thing The Reality of Risk
38641 1.00 Test Tube Miracle? 19689 1.30 Background Brief-Consciousness 3022554 1.45 What Have the Eighties Ever Done for Us? 1267399 2.00 Making Contact (S) 92592 2.30 Renewable Energies (S)
Teenagers and Families 3.30 Living with Teenagers 2 Languages 4.00 Business Language Special Work Essentials 5.00 The Real World of Work
Open University 6.00 Acid Politics. Ends 7.00am (S)

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