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: Open University

6.20 World Food Productions
6.45 Geophysical Techniques
7.10 Comparing Cultures
7.35 The MP's Surgery
8.0 Time, Money and Technology
8.25 Stereochemisty

: Postman Pat

A See-Saw programme

: Sunday Worship

Jesus - His Life and Teaching Sex and Marriage
Jesus taught the importance of love, but never married. What can He teach us today about the purpose and proper use of human sexuality?
From the chapel, St John's College, Nottingham
Introduced by RAYMOND SHORT
Bible readings: Matthew 9, vv 4-6; Hebrews 4, v 15; Matthew 5, v 28; John 8. vv 3-11
Hymns: Jubilate Deo; Be still and know that I am God; Adoramus te, Domine; Father we love you; Look around you Sound JOHN CAULFIELD Lighting JIM CLELAND
Series producer RAYMOND SHORT


Pianist: Joyce Huggett
Pianist: John Buckley
Introduced By: Raymond Short
Unknown: John Caulfield
Unknown: Jim Cleland
Director: Julian Briscoe
Producer: Raymond Short

: Asian Magazine

Muslim parents in this country are increasingly faced with the problem of finding suitable marriages for their sons and daughters. Many have to face the difficulties of transcontinental match-making. To assist and guide parents and single people, a group of women have organised a free, voluntary marriage introduction service. Today's studio guest is SADIA SUBHAN, chief co-ordinator.
YASHMIN HAYAT meets PETE SHARMA who, although still only 21, works as a disc jockey and is reputed to be among the best in the country.
In the regular musical spot NEELAM KHURANA sings a Punjabi geet.
Producer YOUSUF aziz
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Yashmin Hayat
Unknown: Pete Sharma

: Play it Safe

The first of eight programmes Scalding Hot

: Maths Help

A series of 24 programmes aimed at giving help with O-level maths 17: Geometry I
Books, Parts 1 and 2, 13.95 from booksellers

: Greek - Language and People: 7: Finding Somewhere to Stay...

A ten-part series in Modern Greek for beginners. with Chris Serle, Katia Dandoulaki
For more information contact: England and Wales: Broadcasting Support Services [number removed]; Northern Ireland: Media Follow-up [number removed]: Scotland: Network [number removed].
Book (same title), cassettes and records from booksellers


Presenter: Chris Serle
Presenter: Katia Dandoulaki

: Inside YTS

Five programmes on the Youth Training Scheme in action.
2: A Package for Living?
'We're not just training them to be workers - we're trying to help them grow up as well.'
Film editor JANE WOOD Producer IAN WOOLF


Editor: Jane Wood
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery Course

A series of eight programmes 2: Rogan Josh


Unknown: Rogan Josh

: See Hear!

For people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
News, views and entertainment; with sign language interpretation and subtitles.
Last of the present series


Presented By: Maggie Woolley
Presented By: Carol Lee
Presented By: John Lee
Producer: Charles Pascoe

: Making the Most of the Micro

Ten programmes
Sounds Interesting
Most modern personal computers can produce sounds Including music and speech. Ian McNaught-Davis and musician David Ellis investigate the making of simple and more sophisticated sounds.
For further information on the computer literacy project send a large sae (12" x 9") and 21p postage to [address removed].
Book and software pack, £12.95 from retailers. Television notes to accompany the series, address as above, £1.60 with a 12" x 9" sae.


Presenter: Ian McNaught-Davis
Musician: David Ellis

: Farming

features the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land. with PHILIP WRIXON
Producers PHILUP HICKS , KEN POLLOCK Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Weather for farmers IAN MCCASKILL


Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Producers: Philup Hicks
Producers: Ken Pollock
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Taking Stock

Five programmes on being 50 in the 80s. 3: Life-lines

: News Headlines

: International Darts

Arrow Chemicals
British International Championship
Wales c Scotland
Coverage of the morning session in the first match of the triangular series between England, Scotland and Wales.
Wales, captained by LEIGHTON REES , have a strong team which includes star names - CERI MORGAN and ALAN EVANS , but the up-and-coming names who could steal the show are PETER LOCKE and MALCOLM DAVIES , who had that memorable match in the World Championship.
Scotland are skippered by PETER MASSON , with British Professional Champion, JOCKY WILSON , and DANNY INGLIS their most outstanding players. Introduced by PAUL MCDOWELL from St David 's Hall, Cardiff Commentators SID WADDELL and TONY GREEN


Unknown: Leighton Rees
Unknown: Ceri Morgan
Unknown: Alan Evans
Unknown: Peter Locke
Unknown: Malcolm Davies
Unknown: Peter Masson
Unknown: Jocky Wilson
Unknown: Danny Inglis
Introduced By: Paul McDowell
Unknown: St David
Commentators: Sid Waddell
Directors: Nick Hunter
Directors: Keith MacKenzkie
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Crufts

The World's Greatest Dog Show Obedience and Agility
Last week the best pedigree dog in Britain was chosen, but there's a second great competition at Crufts-the Obedience Championships. Each dog is already a winner at a Championship Show and has built up the close relationship with its owner necessary for the high standard of control required in the big ring at Earls Court. The 'Agility' competition at Crufts is rapidly gaining popularity as an action-packed event, where teams of handlers and dogs race for the fastest time over an exciting obstacle course. Presented by Peter Purves and Muriel Pearce


Presented By: Peter Purves
Presented By: Muriel Pearce

: Olympic Grandstand

The final day of competition at the XIV Winter Olympic Games at Sarajevo. Introduced by David Coleman Ice Hockey -
The Final Play-offs tour years ago the United States caused one of the greatest upsets in the history of the Games when they beat hot favourites the Soviet Union in the final. Will the packed Zetra Stadium witness similar drama? Commentator ALAN WEEKS Ski -ing - Men Slalom
The host nation have their best chance of a gold medal when BOJAN KRIZAJ competes in a very open competition which includes the MAHRE twins, PHIL and STEVE, of the USA and ANDREAS WENZEL , silver medallist at Lake Placid. DAVID VINE commentates on the two runs at Bjelasnica.
BARRY DAVIES reports on the Men's 50 km Cross-Country Ski-ing event. Winter Olympic Review
A look back at the outstanding events, performances and personalities of 12 days of supreme competition.
Producers in Sarajevo


Duced By: David Coleman
Unknown: Bojan Krizaj
Unknown: Andreas Wenzel
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: Jim Reside
Unknown: John McNicholas
Unknown: Terry Long
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Editors: Harold Anderson

: International Darts

Further coverage

: Goodbye Mr Chips

by JAMES HILTON dramatised in six episodes by ALEXANDER BARON
4: Shattered by Katherine's death in childbirth, Chips struggles to find the courage to face life alone. At first it seems as if not even his beloved Brookfield School can provide consolation.
Music composed and conducted by DUDLEY SIMPSON
Sound supervisor MIKE GILES Script editor TERRANCE DICKS Designer COLIN SHAW Producer BARRY LETTS


Unknown: James Hilton
Conducted By: Dudley Simpson
Unknown: Mike Giles
Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Colin Shaw
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Gareth Davies
Chips: Roy Marsden
Mrs Wickett: Anne Kristen
Meldrum: George Baker
Ralston: Michael Cochrane
King: John Harding
Sir John Rivers: Paul Williamson
Priest: Gilbert Vernon
Creevy: Stephen Rooney
Ruddock: Daniel Beales
Bishop: John Atkinson
Marston: Nicholas G Barnes
Phillips: Ian Land
Bradley: Simon Butteriss
Brookfield boys: Repton School
: Christ College Brecon

: News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Holiday

with Cliff Michelmore
John Carter and Anne Gregg
Set off to discover 'the glory that was Greece', and you could be undertaking a lifetime quest. Most holidaymakers have time only to touch the surface of history and culture. JOHN CARTER joined a tour of classical sites.
La Manga in southern Spain is designed for people whose idea of relaxation is to keep active. It has swimming-pools, two 18-hole golf courses, tennis courts and watersports. ANNE GREGG joins the sporting set.
In another report on the islands around Britain, CLIFF MICHELMORE travels the sea road to Mull, off the west coast of Scotland.
In the studio the latest news and comment on the holiday scene.
Executive producer TOM SAVAGE


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Anne Gregg
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore

: Streetwise

The first of eight programmes on self-defence presented by Sarah Kennedy. Life appears to have become more dangerous: street attacks and burglaries all seem to be on the increase. What can we do? In this series it is demonstrated that effective self-defence is possible for everyone: young, old, men, women, fit or unfit. Today Sarah learns an easy escape out of a wrist-hold from self-defence teacher Judith Lowe.
Production CLARE BRIGSTOCKE. JENNY ROGERS Book (same title) 9 1.95 from booksellers. List of self-defence classes from Streetwise BBCtv, London [Postcode removed] with envelope 14 x 9' and a 21p stamp.
See also Tuesday Call, 9.5 am Radio 4
41 HELPLINES: page 71


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy.
Unknown: Judith Lowe.
Unknown: Jenny Rogers

: Nanette Newman

appeals on behalf of The National Toy Libraries Association (reg no 270291)
All children need toys to help them learn and develop; especially handicapped children. The Libraries Association lends good quality toys so all children are able to enjoy them at home. Funds are urgently needed to open more libraries throughout the country and to train helpers.
Donations, preferably by crossed cheque or PO, should be sent to: [address removed]


Unknown: Nanette Newman
Unknown: Darkes Lane

: Songs of Praise

from Stirling
Tonight "Songs of Praise" visits The Church of the Holy Rude, the Garrison Kirk of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders whose regimental head-quarters is in Stirling Castle. This is the only site in Britain where the visitor is able to look out at seven battlefields at one time.
Geoffrey Wheeler talks to Major Donald Ross, an Elder in the Regimental Kirk, and meets other Christians actively involved in their respective churches.
Glorious things of thee are spoken (Abbot's Leigh); Fight the good fight (Cannock); All people that on earth do dwell (Old 100th, arr Vaughan-Williams); Give me joy in my heart (Sing Hosanna); There is a green hill (Horsley); Be still, my soul (Finlandia); Jesus calls us! (St Andrew); Love divine, all loves excelling (Blaenwern)
Conductor Richard Galloway Organist Robin Bell
Producer Michael A. Simpson Series producer Jim Murray
Record and cassette, Songs of Praise Vol 2, REC/ZCM 338, from retailers
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Guest: Donald Ross
Conductor: Richard Galloway

: One by One

A series of ten programmes based on the Zoo Vet books by DAVID TAYLOR 4: Silver Linings by ANTHONY READ starring
A pleasant walk, a rainstorm and another dead zoo animal. Is it lightning or something more sinister ...?
Music composed by MICHAEL OMER Script editor TED RHODES Designer JOHN COLEMAN
Produced by BILL SELLARS


Unknown: David Taylor
Composed By: Michael Omer
Editor: Ted Rhodes
Designer: John Coleman
Produced By: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Richard Bramall
Maurice Webb: Peter Jeffrey
Paddy Reilly: James Ellis
Gran Turner: Liz Smith
Howard Rundle: Garfield Morgan
Ethel Ledbetter: Sonia Graham
Don Turner: And Rob Heyland
Jenny Blount: Rosie Kerslake
Mackintosh: Roy Sampson
Charlie: Mark Fletcher
Golf club secretary: Charles Rea
Landlord: Colin Edwynn

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson at the RAF Museum in Hendon Jill Goodwin (insurance clerk) Lives of Charles II and James II Terence Kane (golf club manager) Life and works of Lewis Carroll
Fr Stephen Ortiger (Benedictine monk)
Jeeves/Wooster stories of P. G. Wode house
Nicholas Slocombe (executive officer) American railroads since 1945
Director LAURENCE vulliamy Producer ROGER MACKAY


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Charles Ii
Unknown: James Ii Terence Kane
Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Fr Stephen Ortiger
Stories Of: P. G. Wode
Unknown: Nicholas Slocombe
Producer: Roger MacKay

: Ever Decreasing Circles

by JOHN ESMONDE and BOB LARBEY starring Richard Briers
Penelope Wilton , Peter Egan with Stanley Lebor , Geraldine Newman
Studio lighting RON BRISTOW Designer TOM YARDLEY-JONES
Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY


Unknown: John Esmonde
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Peter Egan
Unknown: Stanley Lebor
Unknown: Geraldine Newman
Unknown: Ron Bristow
Designer: Tom Yardley-Jones
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Martin: Richard Briers
Ann: Penelope Wilton
Paul: Peter Egan
Howard: Stanley Lebor
Hilda: Geraldine Newman

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: That's Life

with Esther Rantzen
Consumer advice, investigations, misprints, mishaps and real-life humour drawn from the letters you send. The reporters are Bill Buckley
Gavin Campbell , Michael Groth And at the That's Life Newsdesk Doc Cox and Joanna Monro
Producer ESTHER RANTZEN Editor GORDON watts


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Bill Buckley
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Michael Groth
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Director: Bob Marsland
Producer: Esther Rantzen
Editor: Gordon Watts

: Olympic Grandstand

Action from the final day of competition at the XIV Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo. Introduced by David Coleman The Ice Gala
The figure skaters forget the pressures of competition and perform their highly entertaining exhibition routines JANE TORVILL and CHRISTOPHER DEAN thrilled the crowd at the European Championships in Budapest by repeating their 'Bolero' free dance-will they do the same again? All the medal winners will be on display before a packed crowd.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
Plus highlights of this evenings Closing Ceremony.
Editors HAROLD ANDERSON and JOHN PHILIPS (Another chance to see the medal winners in action tomorrow at 3.10 pm)


Introduced By: David Coleman
Unknown: Jane Torvill
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editors: Harold Anderson

: Everyman

Hours by the Window
A portrait of Arthur Koestler written and presented by Brian Inghs 'I wish my friends to know that I am leaving their company in a peaceful frame of mind, with some timid hopes for a depersonalised after-life ... beyond our comprehension. This "oceanic feeling" has often sustained me at difficult moments, and does so now'.
A year ago one of the great writers of our time - ARTHUR KOESTLER - committed suicide in a pact with his wife Cynthia. This was the end of an adventurous life, in which he took up many of the challenges of our century: he was a Zionist pioneer in Palestine, then a Communist agent; he was sentenced to death in Franco's Spain, and only just escaped the Nazis. He was never satisfied for long with the easy answers offered by dogmatic faiths - in politics, religion or science.
BRIAN INGLIS , writer and friend of Koestler, traces his life's journey and explains why he believes it is of vital significance to us all.
Assistant producer MERRYL DAVIES Series producer DANIEL WOLF
0 FEATURE: page 11


Unknown: Arthur Koestler
Presented By: Brian Inghs
Unknown: Arthur Koestler
Unknown: Brian Inglis
Producer: Merryl Davies
Producer: John Stuart Roberts.

: International Darts

Arrow Chemicals
British International
� Championship
Wales v Scotland
PAUL MCDOWELL introduces highlights of today's opening match in the series between England, Scotland and Wales, including coverage of the ladies' event. Commentators


Introduces: Paul McDowell
Unknown: Sid Waddell

: Weather

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