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: For Schools, Colleges

9.0 A Good Job with Prospects The Company
9.30 Biology
From Conception to Birth
This film sheds new light on the way each of us spent the most dramatic nine months of our lives.
9.52 Communicate!
Preparing a Television Programme
10.15 Music Time
Sounds by the Sea: 1
Music from the series (record REC 362, cassette zcm 362) from record shops
10.38 Maths Topics
Trigonometry: 3
11.0 Merry-go-Round
The Changing Seasons: Winter
Most things seem dead but they are only resting. Light and warmth help revive them.
Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD


Producer: Andrew Neal
Producer: Edward Hayward

: You and Me: The Bus Lady

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds, and adults watching with them.
David Ashton and some young friends are going for a ride on Sybil's bus. (Repeat)


Presenter: David Ashton
Story: Francesca Zeissl
Puppets: Alan Platt
Animation: Bura and Hardwick
Producer: Barbara Parker

: For Schools, Colleges

General Studies
Higher Education
3: What Use is a Degree?

: Closedown

: Midday News



Unknown: Frank Greene

: Pebble Mill at One

with Donny MacLeod , Marian Foster
Bob Langley and Philip Tibcnham Including
Journey Through Russia
The first of a series of film reports from the USSR.
DONNY MACLEOD visits the Black Sea coast and meets Russian families in holiday mood at their favourite resorts of Yalta and Sochi. He discovers that the Russian word for ' holiday ' is ' 'rest', recuperation at the seaside being a reward for a good year's work, and with much of the cost paid by their trade unions.
Editor JIM DUMIGHAN BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Donny MacLeod

: Camberwick Green: Peter the Postman



Narrator: Brian Cant

: For Schools, Colleges

2.1 Words and Pictures
Will You Help Me?
2.18 Geography: Location Britain Merthyr Tydfil
2.40 Going to Work Something Different by RICHARD FAWKES
If you've set your heart on a particular job and don't get it, what do you do? Give up, go on the dole, or try something else?


Producer: Jill Sheppard
Mrs Scott: Ann Curthoys
Sue: Anne Mannion
Garden centre manager: William Moore
Alan: David Parfitt
Mr Stokes: Esmond Webb
Robert: David Yip

: Closedown

: Songs of Praise

for Harvest from Salisbury

: Play School

Story: A Holiday Journey - The Hiltons go to Majorca. Presenters Sarah Long, Stuart McGugan

: Winsome Witch

: Jackanory

with John Gregg
Chase Through the Night by MAX FETCHEN
'They're hold-up men. They grabbed Mum and me because I recognised them. They held up a bank and hurt a man. Everyone's- after them. They're brutes and I hate their guts.'
Today: Part 1
Pictures by GARETH FLOYD
Executive producer ANNA HOME Producer ANGELA BEECHING Directed by PAUL STONE


Unknown: John Gregg
Unknown: Max Fetchen
Unknown: Gareth Floyd
Directed By: Paul Stone

: Jana of the Jungle: Katuchi Danger

A new cartoon series
Jana, raised in the jungle by the animals, swings into adventure in the wilds of South America. The mighty tribesman Montaro, and a young game warden help her search for her missing father.

: Blue Peter


Presenter: Simon Groom
Presenter: Sarah Greene
Presenter: Peter Duncan

: Paddington

: Evening News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Nationwide

The live current affairs magazine programme which links London with the BBC's regional studios throughout Britain. Presented by Frank Bough , Sue
Lawley Richard Kershaw , Hugh Scully and Sue Cook
Including Watchdog
Presented by HUGH SCULLY


Presented By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Lawley Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Presented By: Hugh Scully
Producers: Peter Ceresole
Producers: Andrew Clayton
Producers: Lino Ferrari
Producers: Ian Squires
Editor: Andrew Taussig
Editor: Hugh Williams

: Angels

by MARGARET SIMPSON featuring Kathryn Apanowicz Susan Gilmore , Carol Holmes Martin Barrass , Sharon Rosita Joanna Monro , Judith Jacob Fay Howard
Russell Potter has a rival for the job in Casualty ... on Sister Price's ward, the staff have to deal with a ' private' patient....
This week's cast
Theme music by ALAN PARKER Script editor TONY HOLLAND Designer ANDREW GAGG Producer .JULIA SMITH


Unknown: Margaret Simpson
Unknown: Kathryn Apanowicz
Unknown: Susan Gilmore
Unknown: Carol Holmes
Unknown: Martin Barrass
Unknown: Sharon Rosita
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Unknown: Judith Jacob
Unknown: Fay Howard
Unknown: Russell Potter
Music By: Alan Parker
Editor: Tony Holland
Directed By: Patrick Tucker
Ron Frost: Martin Barrass
Fleur Barrett: Sharon Rosita
Anna Newcross: Joanna Monro
Margaret Constant: Christina Lohr
Ken Hastings: Michael Howarth
Valerie Price: Deborah Manship
Elizabeth Fitt: Susan Gilmore
Mr Seale: Peter Schofield
Mrs Seale: Anne Berry
Jean MacEwen: Carol Holmes
Russell Potter: Stephen Reynolds
Beverley Slater: Judith Jacob
Kevin Foreman: David Troughton
Rose Butchins: Kathryn Apanowicz
Adrienne 0'Shea: Fay Howard
John the Baptist: Frank Singuineau
Turk: Ceniz Saner
Terry Butchins: ,richard Tolan

: Star Trek: Friday's Child

Starring William Shatner as Captain Kirk, Leonard Nimoy as Mr Spock

This week: Friday's Child
Captain Kirk and party have to mind their Ps and Qs as the position on planet Capella is pregnant with perilous possibilities - particularly for Dr McCoy, whose proffered professional palliatives meet with a painful response.
Taking their cue from the Good Book and drawing a bow at a venture, they attempt to pin down their implacable pursuers.


Writer: D.C. Fontana
Director: Joe Pevney
Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy

: Panorama

As Conservatives gather in Brighton for their annual conference, Panorama reports on the growing disquiet within the Party about the policy at the heart of Mrs Thatcher 's Government - the economic strategy.
It's a subject which many in the Party are loath to talk about in public, but in this special report the BBC's Political Editor, John Simpson , hears from the growing army of Conservative doubters in industry and in the city, and reports on the growing unease both on the Conservative back-benches and within Mrs Thatcher 's Cabinet.


Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Editor: John Simpson
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Producer: Phillip Harding
Editor: Elwyn Parry
Editor: Roger Bolton

: Nine O'Clock News

Kenneth Kendall ; Weatherman


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: International Show Jumping

from the Wembley Arena
The 1980 Horse of the Year Show featuring
The Butlin Championship (Holder: JOHAN HEINS with Argonaut)
The first of six nightly visits to this famous show. Its success over the years has been based on the ingredients of top international show jumping combined with displays Pony Club games, show classes and driving. Throughout the week programmes will reflect all of these items.
Introduced by DAVID VINE


Unknown: Johan Heins
Introduced By: David Vine
Commentators: Dorian Williams
Commentators: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Film 80

with Barry Norman
Lee Marvin and Mark Hamill are featured in The Big Red One a World War II drama which follows the fortunes of a tough army sergeant and his young squad from
North Africa to Czechoslovakia. Roy Scheider, star of BOB FOSSE 'S semi-autobiographical musical All
That Jazz, explains how he tackled his unusual role. Oliver Reed on location in Los Angeles talks about his dual character in the comedy spoof Dr Heckyl and Mr Hype.
Director JANE LUSH


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Lee Marvin
Unknown: Mark Hamill
Unknown: Bob Fosse
Unknown: Oliver Reed

: * Step This Way

A series of five films about the pleasures of dancing.
4:Samba and Cha Cha Cha
PEGGY SPENCER , MICHAEL STYLIANOS and LORNA LEE show you how to master the rhythm and basic steps of these Latin American dances.
Film editor TERRY Williams Producer TONY ROBERTS


Unknown: Peggy Spencer
Unknown: Michael Stylianos
Unknown: Lorna Lee
Editor: Terry Williams
Producer: Tony Roberts

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