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: Open University

6.40 How to Build a Phage. 7.5 Pathways in the Brain. 7.30 Governing Schools: The Interview.

: For Schools, Colleges

10.15 Music Time. Stars
More music from the story of the ' Evening Star'. JOHN WALTERS of ' Landscape ' demonstrates a computer-controlled synthesiser. A space game recognising call signs from ' friendly' and ' enemy ' planets.
STEPHEN HENDERSON (percussion) ANDREW PEGGIE (electric piano) and children from
Hearnville Primary School Producer Elizabeth BENNETT
Songs from the series (record REC 362, cassette ZCM 362), from record shops
10.40-10.45 Mind Stretchers
2: Archaeology-the Solution (RpO
11.0 Merry-go-Round
Looking Big, Looking Small
PETER MACANN takes a new look at familiar objects with the aid of telescopes and microscopes. Producer ROGER FRY


Unknown: John Walters
Presenters: Kathryn Harries
Presenters: Andrew C. Wadsworth.
Unknown: Stephen Henderson
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett
Unknown: Peter MacAnn
Producer: Roger Fry

: You and Me: Fingers and Toes!

Introduced by David Ashton.


Presenter: David Ashton
Puppets: Alan Pratt
Animation: Bura and Hardwick
Producer: Barbara Parker

: For Schools, Colleges

11.40 Encounter: Spain A Spanish studies series 2: People and Produce - two provinces
Daily life in a provincial town, fruits of the land in Plasencia and the Rioja - and clues to Spain's past near Logrofio.
Commentary GARY WATSON Producer JOHN prescott THOMAS
12.0 Mind Stretchers
A series of five problems for 10-and 11-year-olds designed to encourage thinking skills.
3: Calendars - the Problem
Presented by ANTHONY daniels -Rethinking the calendar Series producer DAVID TAFT


Unknown: Gary Watson
Producer: John Prescott Thomas
Presented By: Anthony Daniels
Producer: David Taft

: Closedown

: Midday News


: Pebble Mill at One

with Donny MacLeod , Marian Foster
Bob Langley and Jonathan Fulford The television magazine that provides relaxed entertainment at lunchtime. In between the information and the informality, there is music and interesting guests.
Editor JIM dumighan. BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Donny MacLeod
Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Jonathan Fulford
Editor: Jim Dumighan.

: Heads and Tails

A See-Saw programme
Food and Drink

: For Schools, Colleges

2.1 Words and Pictures Sing a Song
2.40 Going to Work First in, Last out?
Redundancy nowadays is a sad fact of industrial life. Selecting who must go is hard for both unions and managers.
Written by DAVID PARKER Producer


Written By: David Parker
Unknown: John Chapple
Labourer: Gerard Kelly
Apprentice: Timothy Whitnall
Office clerk: Sandy Ratcliff
Shop steward: Johnny Wade
Foreman: Colin Rix
Personnel manager: Jo Kendall

: Closedown

: Songs of Praise

from Bakewell
Onward Christian soldiers (St Gertrude); Song of Caedmon; Now thank we all our God (Nun danket); In heavenly love abiding (Penlan); Guide me 0 thou great Redeemer (Cwm Rhondda); Lord, for tomorrow and its needs (Providence): Blessed assurance; Angel voices ever singing (Angel Voices) Organist HERBERT PILKINGTON
Series producer Raymond SHORT BBC Manchester


Organist: Herbert Pilkington
Conductor: Stephen Pilkington
Director: Peter Barber
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Play School

: Cheggers Plays Pop

starring Keith Chegwin with Toyah and other special guests
Cheggers presents this week's chart-topping sounds with fun and games from his twin teams, the Reds and Yellows, led by GORDON ASTLEY and VIVIENNE MCKONE.
Executive producer PETER RIDSDALE scott Producer MIKE STEPHENS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Keith Chegwin
Designer: Chris Edwards
Producer: Peter Ridsdale Scott
Producer: Mike Stephens

: Blue Peter

with Simon Groom, Sarah Greene and Peter Duncan.

Royal Wedding

Stand by for details of a competition that could win you a unique souvenir of the Wedding of the Year.


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

: The Amazing Adventures of Morph: The Magic Wand

An animation series with Morph and his friends in their under-the-table world.


Presenter: Tony Hart
Animator: Peter Lord
Animator: David Sproxton
Producer: Patrick Dowling

: Evening News

with Peter Woods ; Weatherman


Unknown: Peter Woods

: 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 See page 79


Presented By: Frank Bough
Presented By: Sue Lawley
Presented By: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Presented By: Hugh Scully
Producers: Andrew Clayton
Unknown: Ian Squires.
Editor: Andrew Taussig
Editor: Hugh Williams

: Ask the Family

Robert Robinson takes the chair in the sixth match of this exciting contest between families from all over the United Kingdom. Tonight THE GREGG FAMILY from Luton, Bedfordshire challenges THE KEEP FAMILY from Woodbury, near Exmouth, Devon.
Producer Rosalind GOLD
Ask the Family 4, 60p, from bookshops


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: Star Trek

This week: Turnabout Intruder
The burly figure of Captain Kirk is regarded with unusual disfavour by his increasingly resentful officers, following his return from a rescue operation involving an old flame.
His unwonted petulance may well be pardonable but what possible reason could there be for the vindictive rage which drives his men to mutiny?
Written by ARTHUR singer


Written By: Arthur Singer
Directed By: Herb Wallerstein
Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: de Forest Kelley
Scott: James Doohan
Dr Janice Lester: Sandra Smith
Dr Coleman: Harry Landers

: Panorama

Presented by David Dimbleby The Re-arming of America
The United States, in keeping with President Reagan's election promise, has just begun the largest and most expensive peace-time military build-up in its history. The Pentagon is embarking on a one and a half trillion dollar spending spree over the next five years. Ageing battleships are being taken out of mothballs to be re-equipped with the very latest weapons. There will be new nuclear missiles, and a ' gunboat diplomacy' force of paratroopers ready to fight at a moment's notice, if necessary, in the deserts of the Gulf.
But what lies behind these military developments? Tom Mangold looks at the new weapons, at the men trained to use them and their leaders. He talks to those who fear that a new militaristic mood in America could end all hopes of arms control and detente with Russia, and, in an exclusive interview, questions America s Secretary of Defence, Caspar Weinberger.
Producer TOM BOWER


Presented By: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Tom Mangold
Unknown: Caspar Weinberger.
Producer: Tom Bower
Editor: Roger Bolton

: Nine O'clock News

Kenneth Kendall ; Weatherman


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: Monday Film: The Thomas Crown Affair

continues a short season of films starring Steve McQueen with Faye Dunaway
Property tycoon, Thomas Crown , decides that he is bored with legitimate high finance-what he needs is excitement along with the money. What better than a skilful bank robbery to combine the two? Ace insurance detective, Vicky Anderson , is assigned to investigate the robbery but is soon fascinated by the handsome millionaire. McQueen, teamed with the glamorous Faye Dunaway , plus Michel Legrand 's music and brilliantly staged robberies, are the principal ingredients in this stylish thriller.
Screenplay by ALAN R. trustman Produced and directed by NORMAN JEWISON


Unknown: Steve McQueen
Unknown: Faye Dunaway
Unknown: Thomas Crown
Unknown: Vicky Anderson
Unknown: Faye Dunaway
Unknown: Michel Legrand
Directed By: Norman Jewison
Thomas Crown: Steve McQueen
Vicky Anderson: Faye Dunaway
Eddy Malone: Paul Burke
Erwin Weaver: Jack Weston
Ca rl: Yaphet Kotto
Benjy: Todd Martin
Dave: Sam Melville
Abe: Addison Powell
Arnie: Sidney Armus
Curley: Jon Shank
Don: Allen Emerson
Ernie: Harry Cooper
Bert: John Silver
Gwen: Astrid Heeren
Sandy: Blff McGuire
Miss Sullivan: Carol Corbett
John: John Orchard

: Alan Price

The second of four productions from the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, starring Alan Price , his singers and musicians.
Tonight the programme features songs of protest from the 60s, including ' Blowin' in the wind' and ' Power to the people'.


Unknown: Alan Price
Producer: Peter Ridsdale Scott
Director: Mike Stephens

: News Headlines

: Education Shop

A series of eight programmes for parents.
7: Choice at 16
Series producer JENNY ROGERS
Produced by MARY SPRENT
For further advice on this week's topic you can ring [number removed]tomorrow only during office hours.
For free information sheet on this series, please send a 15p sae to [address removed]


Producer: Jenny Rogers
Produced By: Mary Sprent

: Weatherman

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