6.40 Genetic Engineering. 7.5 States of Mind. 7.30 Introductory Electronics.
9.8 Going to Work The Modern Office
How far has modern technology changed the nature of office work? Narrator DAVID SIMMONS Producer JOHN ROGERS
Series producer PAUL MITCHELL
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds, and adults watching with them.
10.15 Music Time
Feet the Beat: 4
10.38 Twentieth-Century History Boom and Bust
11.0 Merry-go-Round At the Doctor's
A young patient visits her GP, presenter JANE COLLINS does an experiment with blood, and we see a blood sample being taken. Producer ROSANNA HIBBERT
Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD
The Foolish Tortoise
11.42 General Studies
Poetry - Dead or Alive? 1: Eternal Lines
Has poetry anything to say to us in today's world, or is it a defunct art, both dreary and dated? This first in a two-programme unit looks into the matter, with reference to poetry of the past and present. Introduced by BRIAN PATTEN with ROGER WODDIS , ROGER MCGOUGH and the MIKE WESTBROOK BRASS BAND Producer JUDITH MILES
with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart
Weather JACK SCOTT
(London and SE only: Financial
Report, and News Headlines with subtitles)
with Donny MacLeod
Marian Foster and Bob Langley
The lunchtime programme includes Alive and Kicking, the fourth in a weekly series of lessons in self-protection.
Today's special guest is Pam Ayres , who'll unveil ' The Ballad of Bill Spink 's Bedstead '.
(Pam Ayres joins Des O'Connor Tonight on BBC2 at 8.10)
A See-Saw programme.
2.1 Words and Pictures
The King's Birthday
2.18 Read On!
2.40 Exploring Science
It's Only Water
A programme for people with hearing problems.
Introduced by MAGGIE WOOLLEY and MARTIN COLVILLE
Produced by PETER DUNKLEY
A series of ten programmes presented by Delia Smith.
Book (same title), Â£3.75, from retailers
Story: The Patchwork Bear by Christopher Walker
with Kenneth Williams
Agaton Sax and Lispington's Grandfather Clock by NILS OLOF-FRANZEN
There's a suspicious helicopter circling above Agaton Sax 's home! Inspector Lispington's muffins could be poisoned and neither of them know about their friend Andreas Kark 's new invention which, in the hands of those arch-villains Herr Gustafson and Julius Mosca , could topple governments. 1: Double Attack
A picture puzzle series starring Adrian Hedley and Janet Ellis.
With Tommy Boyd.
Buns, bananas, bread and butter, baps, beef and bumpets are all a clue to one of the letters. Bumpets?
(Clive Doig's puzzles pp 93 and 94)
Expedition Japan Hot Stuff!
Peter takes a bath in a pool of volcanic mud, Simon is buried up to his neck in scorching sand (a recognised cure for hysterics!) and Sarah boils an egg in a hellpool where the water bubbles at 176°F! The setting is Beppu in southern Japan where the town lives in the shadow of one of the world's most dangerous active volcanoes: Mount Aso.
Blue Peter: Eighteenth Book, £1.95, from retailers
Back pages: 94
with Richard Baker Weatherman
Frank Bough , Sue Lawley
Richard Kershaw , Hugh Scully and Sue Cook are the team that each weekday presents the features and films that make up the scene Nationwide.
Including Watchdog presented by HUGH SCULLY
Producers LINO FERRARI, PHIL HARDING MIKE HOGAN
RICHARD TAIT Deputy editor ANDREW TAUSSIG Editor ROGER BOLTON
by Tony Holland featuring Kathryn Apanowiez, Shirley Cheriton, Sarah Lam, Joanna Monro, Ken Sharrock, Sharon Rosita, Martin Barrass
Rose's first day on the ward at Heath Green Hospital, Birmingham. And she's dreading it ...
Sister Anne Chalfont:
A series in 13 episodes 3: Traitor by ROBERT HOLMES starring
Paul Darrow , Jacqueline Pearce, Michael Keating, Steven Pacey Josette Simon , Glynis Barber with Malcolm Stoddard, Christopher Neame
Avon needs to know why the Federation are suddenly making such easy territorial gains. The invasion of the planet Helotrix seems like a chance to find out.
Series created by TERRY NATION Music by DUDLEY SIMPSON
Studio lighting WARWICK FIELDING Script editor CHRIS Boucher
Designer NIGEL CURZON
Producer VERE LORRIMER
Director DAVID SULLIVAN PROUDFOOT
Book: Blake's Seven: Scorpio Attack, 6.75 hardback, 1.50 paperback from 22 October from retailers
Sub-titles on Ceefax page 170
Presented by David Dimbleby
The Other Ruling Class
With the Conservative Party Conference starting in Blackpool tomorrow, Panorama reports on the floating voters, the people who put Mrs Thatcher into power at the last election. What sort of people are they? What do they think of their choice now, midway through the Tory Government? And who would they vote for next?
Producer DAVID GRAHAM
Deputy editor ELWYN PARRY JONES
Editor GEORGE CAREY
with John Humphrys and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weatherman
Captured by a tribe of Sioux Indians, English aristocrat Lord John Morgan is tortured, humiliated and treated as a horse. Gradually, in an attempt to survive, he integrates himself with the Indians and their culture, learning to live in the wilderness. Finally, to gain recognition as a Chief, Morgan elects to undergo the savage Sun Vow ritual. This powerful film is based on authentic records of the period.
Screenplay by JACK DEWITT Produced by SANDY HOWARD
Directed by ELLIOT SILVERSTEIN
(First showing on British television) Films: page 20
Lord John Morgan:
Buffalo Cow Head:
with Barry Norman
A weekly round-up of news, reviews and interviews from the cinema world.
Mel Brooks directs and stars in History of the World - Part 1, an irreverent saga of man's evolvement from the dawn of creation to the French Revolution.
William Hurt plays The Janitor whose life becomes endangered after a murder involves him with glamorous TV reporter Sigourney Weaver.
American teenage actress Brooke Shields comments on her life as an international star, prior to the opening of her latest film Endless Love.
Director BRUCE THOMPSON Producer MARGARET SHARP
Have you ever had to dial 999? What does the operator ask? What information do you need to give?
With presenters INDIRA JOSHI , BURT KWOUK, ISLA ST CLAIR, MARINA SIRTIS and TREVOR THOMAS , this series aims to help you use English effectively in all sorts of everyday situations. Tonight you'll see what happens when you dial 999 and there'll be hints on how to get vital information across in a crisis.
Scriptwriter NETTIE LOWENSTEIN Consultant DENISE GUBBAY Director JEREMY ORLEBAR
Producer BARBARA DERKOW
For more information on tonight's topic, in 13 different languages, phone [number removed]
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