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: Open University

Maths: Up to the Mark

: Daytime on Two

10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Dibs and Cosmo have a long wait for Jeni at the hospital. Maths at the fair; fishing for ducks. Book: Just Awful
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (e) 10 15 Music Time
Creatures of the Bush
10 38 A-Level Studies: History
Why did Chamberlain make an agreement with Hitler? Was he weak - or was he trying to buy time? What was at stake? NICK ross examines the documentary evidence ahd talks to leading historians Director CAROLINE GODLEY
Producer JILL SHEPPARD (R) (e)
11 0 Zig Zag
At the Dentist's (R) (e)
11 22 Pages from Ceefax
11 45 Mindstretchers Bypass: Solutions
Classes work on routes for the bypass, and demonstrate solutions in various ways with FEROZA SYAL
Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD
11 50 Pages from Ceefax
12 20 pm Computer Club
The Computer and the Disabled Andrew fell from a tree and broke his back when he was 14 They say there is no cure for spinal injury But can a computer help him to walk? Presenter mari PRICHARD Producer ROGER FRY (R) (e)
12 40 Primary Science
Some news from the world of astronomy, and a look at how one school used a visit to the the basis forThames Barrier a range of science-based activities
A BBC/Open University production 1 5 Women into Management Only one in five managers in Britain is female What special difficulties do they face, and how can these be overcome? Producer ANN POINTON
A BBC/Open University production


Presenter: Jeni Barnett
Producer: Nicci Crowther
Unknown: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Helen Speirs
Unknown: Feux Cobbson
Director: Caroline Godley
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Unknown: Feroza Syal
Producer: Edward Hayward
Presenter: Mari Prichard
Producer: Roger Fry
Producer: Anne Diack
Producer: Ann Pointon
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Words and Pictures

The Flood is Coming
'The flood is coming and we shall all be drowned,' yells the tortoise, and all the animals flee for their lives. A wise lion stems the panic and establishes the true facts.
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (R) (e)


Presenter: Vicky Ireland
Producer: Moyra Gambleton

: Near and Far

Exploiting the Rhine
Every day hundreds of barges convey thousands of tonnes of raw materials and factory-made goods along the Rhine, between the Ruhr industrial area of West Germany and Europe's number-one port, Rotterdam. The main cargo, imported iron ore, is for the iron and steel industry in Duisburg, the world's greatest inland port.
Producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (e)


Producer: Robin Gwyn

: News and Weather followed by Sign Extra

Discovering Birds -
Strategies for Survival
(Shownyesterdayon BBC1 at 12. 10pm)

: Praise Be!

with Thora Hird


Unknown: Thora Hird

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

FA Cup Final 1979
With just four minutes to go, Arsenal led Manchester
United by two goals to nil. In those dying moments, could 'United' bring some cheer to their supporters?
Series producer JEFF GODDARD (R)

: Year of the French

June: The Spa Doctor
As the summer season starts, patients flock to the surgery of Dr Jean-Louis Bourdier in search of mud, massage and the Vichy water cure. But the doctor still finds time for his family, his entertaining and his Jaguar. And as a town councillor, he must attend the annual ceremony honouring de Gaulle's fight for a free France - especially significant to Vichy.
The best so far: informative, atmospheric, and full of distinct Gallic feeling. (DAILY TELEGRAPH) I enjoyed 'The Spa Doctor'very much ... it gave me a distinct yen to take a cure there. (DAILY MAIL) Series editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF Production JUDI CONNER (R)


Unknown: Dr Jean-Louis Bourdier

: Designs on Britain

As voting closes for the Design Awards, another chance to see a two-part documentary on design and how it shapes the world we live in. 1: Design in a Cold Climate Britain has a vigorous worldwide tradition of design. In spite of that fact, at home, design just doesn't seem to be taken seriously. Until recently industry, designers, even government, haven't seen the need to get together. The price is economic and environmental failure. This first programme unravels the tangled story - the conflict, the rewards, the penalties - and asks: What is 'good design'? Who is to say? Why is it needed? Executive producer CHRISTOPHER MARTIN
(Part 2 on Wednesday at 4. 40 pm)


Producer: Christopher Martin
Producer: David Sweetman

: Rita Hayworth in Cover Girl

- continues a series of films starring the screen goddess who died last month.
Tonight with Gene Kelly Phil Silvers
In this famous musical,
Kita Hayworth plays Rusty Parker, a happy-go-lucky chorus girl who, by chance, becomes a fabulously successful model. While she revels in her new life, Rusty fails to notice that it is taking her further and further from the man she loves.
Screenplay by VIRGINIA VAN UPP
Based on a story by ERWIN GELSEY Music by JEROME KERN Lyrics by IRA GERSHWIN
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Gene Kelly
Unknown: Phil Silvers
Play By: Virginia van Upp
Story By: Erwin Gelsey
Music By: Jerome Kern
Unknown: Ira Gershwin
Produced By: Arthur Schwartz
Directed By: Charles Vidor
Rusty Parker: Rita Hayworth
Danny McGuire: Gene Kelly
Genius: Phil Silvers
Noel Wheaton: Lee Bowman
John Coudair: Otto Kruger
Miss Jackson: Eve Arden
Jinx: Jinx Falkenburg
Maureen Martin: Leslie Brooks
Young Coudair: Jeff Barker
Anita: Anita Colby

: Design Classics

Six films about some of the 20th century's most enduring designs.
3: The Volkswagen Beetle
Hitler called it the 'strength through joy' car and he meant it to be one of the engineering triumphs of the Third Reich. But it was the British Army who put it into production after the war.
Rootes and Ford turned the car down; they didn't think it had a future. Twenty million Beetles later, it's still being produced - in Mexico.
How did the noisy, heavy, distinctly odd-looking motor car, with its roots in a Nazi past, become regarded as lovable, a family friend - the sort of car Walt Disney made films about - so that it really did become a 'people's car'?
Narrated by Jancis Robinson with Professor
Christopher Frayling and Dr Carl Hahn


Unknown: Jancis Robinson
Unknown: Christopher Frayling
Unknown: Dr Carl Hahn
Unknown: Photography John McGlashan.
Editor: Susan Spivey
Producer: Christopher Martin
Producer: Keith Cheetham

: Horizon

To Catch a Falling Star
Astronomy is the earliest science known to man. But why does Britain go on researching into the origins of distant galaxies? And why does any basic scientific research need to be done at all? What's the commercial benefit from the science?
Horizon looks at the future of the Royal Greenwich
Observatory, caught in the middle of a 'rationalisation' of British research, and asks if the study of the stars, along with every other pure science, is something that one can afford not to do.
Narrator Paul Vaughan Film editor JAMES HAY
Written and produced by JOHN LYNCH


Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Editor: James Hay
Produced By: John Lynch
Editor: Robin Brightwell

: Father Matthew's Daughter

written by TERENCE BRADY and CHARLOTTE BINGHAM starring James Bolam with Gabrielle Lloyd and Ray Winstone
Hear Me Talking to You
Designer TIM GLEESON Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY


Written By: Terence Brady
Unknown: Charlotte Bingham
Unknown: James Bolam
Unknown: Gabrielle Lloyd
Unknown: Ray Winstone
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Directed By: David Askey
Fr Matthew: James Bolam
Sharon: Gabrielle Lloyd
Fr Charlie: Ray Winstone
Holly: Samantha Hurst
Wayne: Matthew Sheppard
Dean: Ben Davis
Steve: Nigel Humphreys
Shepherd: Patrick Moore

: Cardiff Singer of the World

First of six programmes.
An international competition for singers at the start of their professional careers.
Tonight's programme is the first of the preliminary rounds between:
Irene Drummond (Scotland) Sten Byriel (Denmark) Sherman Lowe (USA)
Marc Meersman (Belgium) Guadalupe Sanchez (Spain) with the Orchestra of Welsh National Opera leader JOHN STEIN conducted by Richard Armstrong piano accompanist JULIAN SMITH
Presenter Brian Kay
Producer HEF1N OWEN Executive producer J. MERVYN WILLIAMS BBC Wales
0 FEATURE: page 9


Unknown: Irene Drummond
Unknown: Sten Byriel
Unknown: Sherman Lowe
Unknown: Marc Meersman
Unknown: Guadalupe Sanchez
Leader: John Stein
Piano: Richard Armstrong
Accompanist: Julian Smith
Presenter: Brian Kay
Directors: Sarah Novello Ruckley.
Directors: Andrew Quick
Directors: Paul Thomas
Directors: Vincent Dowdale
Producer: Hef1n Owen
Producer: J. Mervyn Williams

: Newsnight

Presented by Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael with reports from around Britain by Ian Smith
Chris Lowe and Nick Worrall


Presented By: Peter Snow
Presented By: Donald MacCormick
Presented By: Adam Raphael
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Nick Worrall

: Weatherview

: Open University

The Great Exhibition: 2 A Lesson in Taste
In this second programme about the Great Exhibition of 1851. COLIN CUNNINGHAM finds out how 'taste' came to be treated as a moral issue. Producer TONY COE (R)


Unknown: Colin Cunningham
Producer: Tony Coe

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