0 Separate Development (C4) 11.20pm—12.()5am. This documentary is made by Interface Productions. a company run by disabled people. It argues that a form of apartheid exists in our schools. based not on discrimination but on the grounds of handicap. With the discussions surrounding David Alton‘s abortion bill also making a case for the equal right to life ofthose who will be born handicapped. this is an interestingly timed account ofthe problems ‘special‘ schools may be creating for handicapped people in our able bodied society.
0 Pick a Star: The Viewers' Choice (Scottish) 11.15pm-12.40pm. The result ofScottish Televisions democratic experiment in chosing the late night film will be revealed tonight. By phoningtheir preferances. viewers have chosen from three star vehicles: Vincent Price in The Abominable Dr Phibes, Robert Michum in Farewell My Lovely and Frank Sinatra in Tony Rome.
0 Woody Allen — Love, Death, Sex and Matters Arising (BBCI) 9.50—1().5()pm. Coinciding with the season of Woody Allen films currently being run on BBC2 a rare television interview with the angst ridden comedian.
o The Duty Men (BBC2) 9—9.50pm. Completely unmissable series — who‘ll be next caught at the customs? o The Travel Show Guide (BBC2) 7.15—7.50pm. A look at the truth behind the holiday brochures blurbs presented by Paul Heiney.
o Cagney and Lacey (BBCI) 9.20—10.()5pm. The Emmy award winning US cop show with the liberal heart returns with Cagney coming to terms with being an alcoholic.
o The South Bank Show (C4) 10.30—11.30pm. Gore Vidal, the liberal concience of America who visits Scotland this fortnight (see Backlist) talks to Melvyn Bragg. o Watchdog (BBC1)5.20—5.45pm John Stapleton and Lynn Faulds Wood the husband and wife consumer experts are back with a new series.
0 Scottish Action (Scottish) 6.30—7pm A commendable attempt by Scottish Television to use the influence of
| television to make drivers go easy on
drink - with particular reference of course to the festive season. Bob Tomlinson talks to the survivors and the bereaved.
0 Never Say Die (C4) 9.30—10pm. Irene Handl and Arthur English star in this new Lou Wakefield (star of C4's other autumn comedy offering, The Refuge) comedy about the goings on in an old people‘s sheltered housing scheme.
0 Network (BBCl) 11.05pm-Midnight. Tonight the Anna Ford and David Jessel analysis of television comes from Glasgow and addresses the problems facing Scottish Broadcasting. A Scottish viewer argues that Scotland has too weak a say on what programmes get made on to the network and argues that BBC Scotland should be devolved. Discussing the problems for Scottish Broadcasting are BBC Programme Controller Patrick Chalmers and Gus Macdonald, director of programmes for Scottish television. See panel.
0 The London Evening Standard Drama Awards (Scottish) 11.30pm—12.3()am. The quality of home grown drama in Scotland this year makes the lack ofany North of the Border drama awards doubly noticable. Meanwhile Ned Sherrin will no doubt be on drole good form handing out the baubles down south. 0 Hot House People (C4) SLIOpm. Jane Walmsley reports on attempts to radically enhance the quality of life and the intelligence of individuals by ‘hot housing’ them as babies - not literally. but providing an environment of tightly controlled conditions that best encourage the development of babies. Not everybody likes the idea — not everybody thinks it works.
0 Your Mother Wouldn't Like It (Scottish) 4.50—5. 15pm. The last series of this sharp kids satire won a BAFTA award.
0 All In a Day’s Wont (C4) 6.30—7pm. A new series of documentary programmes that looks at different people's work, taking the story chronologically through the day. This programme clocks on with the morning rush hour.
o The Visit: Living With Aids(BBC1) Desmond Wilcox’s series which never fails to tug at the heart strings returns with a film about San Francisco and how the city is coping with aids through the lives of two men, one ofwhom is dying of the illness.
NOW’S THE TIME
A NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL IN GLASGOW NOVEMBER 26—28, 1987 HENRY WOOO HALL, CLAREMONT smear
Thursday November 26th at 8pm TOMMY SMITH Duos and Quartets with JOHN TAYLOR, ARILD ANDERSEN, IAN FROMAN Friday November 27th at 8pm ALAN HACKER and TONY COE ploy “SWEENEY ASTRAY” world premiere of Bill Sweeney’s new piece plus CHICK LYAu. with electro-acoustic “THREADS”
Saturday November 28th Mam: lecture/demonstration—open to all 8pm: performance CECIL TAYLOR improvises ROGER WOODWARD plays Xenakis and Takemitsu
TICKQIS on sale now from Just The Ticket Virgin Recoras. Union Street. Ticket Centre. Candlenggs (041 227 551 1 ) and Mitchell Theatre
REGULAR MUSIC IN SCOTLAND
PUBLIC- am ERIC 8 AND RAKIM
FRI 27th NOVEMBER GLASGOW BARROWLAND
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SUN 17th JAN EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE * ONLY SCOTTISH SHOW *
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A Christmas party at NEGOTIANTS (by Edinburgh University).
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