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: Open University

6.45 Ethology: Newts to Newborns
7.10 Topology: Orientability
7.35 Engineering: Linkage Mechanisms
8.0 Ecology: Tropical Rain Forest
8.25 The Nature of Chemistry

: Play School

Ben Thomas and Carol Chell say Hallo Again
Musicians JONATHAN COHEN
WILL HILL, PHIL TODD
Story: 'Quack!' said the Billy-Goat by CHARLES CAUSLEY
Illustrated by BARBARA FIRTH Director FAY WOOLF
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE

Contributors

Unknown: Ben Thomas
Unknown: Carol Chell
Musicians: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Charles Causley
Illustrated By: Barbara Firth
Director: Fay Woolf
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Articles of Faith

Rediscovering Religious Belief
The Body of Christ
Bishop Lesslie Newbigin considers whether the church has in fact been inspired by Christ's prayer that his followers might be as one,
'that the world may believe'. Director LELiA GUINERY GREEN Producer DAVID CRAIG

Contributors

Unknown: Lesslie Newbigin
Director: Lelia Guinery
Producer: David Craig

: This is the Day

Today's worship explores the theme of ecumenism and comes from the home of a viewer in Weymouth, Dorset. Introduced by Tony Phelan. Producer ERNEST REA
Series producer DAVID CRAIG BBC Bristol

Contributors

Introduced By: Tony Phelan.
Producer: David Craig

: Asian Magazine

The Health Education
Council reports that during last year's national 'No
Smoking Day' more than a million smokers succeeded in giving up smoking for the whole day, and that an estimated 20 million fewer cigarettes were smoked. This week marks another 'No Smoking Day' when the overall aim will be not only to persuade people to stop smoking for 24 hours, but to give it up altogether.
A consultant cardiologist explains the benefits of not smoking. Samina Iqbal sings a Punjabi song.
Producer KRISHAN GOULD
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: Samina Iqbal
Producer: Krishan Gould

: L-Driver

English for Driving
Six programmes for learner-drivers who speak English as a second language.
5: Francisco Takes the Driving Test
Director CLARE BRIGSTOCKE
Producer JEREMY ORLEBAR (R)
For book send chequejPO for £2.95. Payable to NEC Trust Ltd, to [address removed]

Contributors

Producer: Jeremy Orlebar

: Deutsch direkt!

The last programme visits Salzburg, the baroque city where Mozart was born and which is famous for its annual festival. Presented by Hanni Vanhaiden
Film editor TERRY WILLIAMS
Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI
Vocabulary-learning software pack, £22.95 from retailers or BBC Publications

Contributors

Presented By: Hanni Vanhaiden
Editor: Terry Williams
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini

: Télé-Journal

Carlos Riera brings the news in Spanish from Madrid, and Chantal Cuer reports from Luxemburg.

Contributors

Unknown: Carlos Riera
Unknown: Chantal Cuer

: Nothing But the Best

An eight-part parents' guide to secondary education. 7: To What Degree?
Beverly Anderson seeks out some hints from an admissions tutor, from an employer, and from young people themselves. Producer JOHN BROOKE
Director CATHARINE SEDDON (R)
For information pack send a large sae (28p) to Nothing But the Best, [address removed]

Contributors

Producer: John Brooke
Director: Catharine Seddon

: Sorry, Mate, I Didn't See You!

Seven programmes for the young motorcyclist 2: A Day at the Races
A hot summer's day, a green field, tea, sandwiches and over 100 highly-powered motocross bikes. All the ingredients for an exciting and enjoyable meeting of the Reading AMCA Motocross Club.
Film editor SHELAGH BRADY Producer IAN WOOLF (R)

Contributors

Editor: Shelagh Brady

: Farming

with Philip Wrixon Dan Cherrington
Leslie Cottington and Claire Powell Producers
KEN POLLOCK. MARTIN SMALL
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
12.58 Weather News for farmers BILL GILES

Contributors

Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Unknown: Leslie Cottington
Unknown: Ken Pollock.
Producer: John Kenyon

: This Week Next Week

with David Dimbleby
Starting with News Summary The weekly look at what matters in politics. Film reporter Michael Cockerell Film directors TOM BARNICOAT and FRANCESCA KIRBY-GREEN Editor PAUL NORRIS

Contributors

Unknown: David Dimbleby
Reporter: Michael Cockerell
Directors: Tom Barnicoat
Directors: Francesca Kirby-Green
Editor: Paul Norris

: EastEnders

by Glen McCoy and Bill Lyons.
Competition: page 11
(Ceefax Subtitles)

Contributors

Writer: Glen McCoy
Writer: Bill Lyons
Producer: Julia Smith

: The Pink Panther Show

Today: Pink Blueprint Bomb Voyage
Pink Tail Fly (R)

: Film Matinee: Night and Day

starring Cary Grant with Alexis Smith
Mary Martin
The colourful life story of Cole Porter - composer of such hits as 'I've got you under my skin', 'Just one of those things', and 'Begin the beguine'. Cary Grant stars with Monty Woolley , who helped stage Cole Porter 's early musical shows, and Mary Martin singing 'My heart belongs to daddy'.
Screenplay by CHARLES HOFFMAN
LEO TOWNSEND and WILLIAM BOWERS Produced by ARTHUR SCHWARTZ Directed by MICHAEL CURTIZ (Postponed from 5 January)
0 FILMS: page 16

Contributors

Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Alexis Smith
Unknown: Mary Martin
Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Monty Woolley
Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: Mary Martin
Unknown: Charles Hoffman
Unknown: Leo Townsend
Unknown: William Bowers
Produced By: Arthur Schwartz
Directed By: Michael Curtiz
Cole Porter: Cary Grant
Linda Lee Porter: Alexis Smith
Monty Woolley: Himself
Carole Hill: Ginny Simms
Gracie Harris: Jane Wyman
Gabrielle: Eve Arden
Ward Blackburn: Donald Woods
Singer: Carlos Ramirez
Anatole Giron: Victor Francen
Leon Dowling: Alan Hale
Nance: Dorothy Malone

: Brat Farrar

by JOSEPHINE TEY dramatised in six episodes by JAMES ANDREW HALL starring and with and 4: Emotions reach boiling point at Latchetts. And Brat faces a triple threat.
Music composed and conducted by DAVE GREENSLADE
Sound supervisor CHICK ANTHONY Script editor BRIAN WRIGHT Director XRAY LONDON
Producer TERRANCE DICKS Director LEONARD LEWIS
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Contributors

Unknown: James Andrew Hall
Conducted By: Dave Greenslade
Unknown: Chick Anthony
Editor: Brian Wright
Director: Xray London
Producer: Terrance Dicks
Director: Leonard Lewis
Alec Loding: Francis Matthews
Beatrice Ashby: Angela Browne
Eleanor Ashby: Dominique Barnes
Simon Ashby and Brat Farrar: Mark Greenstreet
Ruth Ashby: Rebecca Bradley
Jane: Victoria Bradley
Archie Macallan: Gerard Kelly
George Ledingham: Frederick Treves
Mr Gregg: Jeremy Young
Sheila Parslow: Melanie Hughes
Dr Spence: Phillip Doulton
Tony Toselli: Dylan Dolan

: The Living Isles

The last of a natural history of Britain and Ireland, presented by Julian Pettifer New Landscapes
Much of our wildlife has found refuge in our 20th-century landscapes. The new wetlands of gravel pits and reservoirs shelter great crested grebes and cormorants, and sand martins excavate homes in working quarries. On the man-made cliffs of industry ravens and mistle thrushes nest, while the cooled slag of a steel works becomes carpeted by vivid flowers teeming with insect life. Even motorway verges have become havens for wildlife. These unofficial nature reserves supplement those that preserve more ancient, fragile landscapes.
Photography ANDREW ANDERSON and HUGH MAYNARD
Film editor CHARLES ALDRIDGE Music EDWARD WILLIAMS Producer ROGER R. JONES
Executive producer PETER CRAWFORD BBC Bristol
Book, £14.95 from booksellers
0 INFO: page 77
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Contributors

Presented By: Julian Pettifer
Unknown: Andrew Anderson
Unknown: Hugh Maynard
Editor: Charles Aldridge
Music: Edward Williams
Producer: Roger R. Jones
Producer: Peter Crawford

: News

Jan Leeming ; Weather News

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Songs of Praise

from Larne
Roger Royle takes the shortest sea journey (just 80 minutes) between Britain and Ireland and arrives in the busy ferry port of Larne. 'Gateway to Ulster' and 'Gateway to the Glens', Lame caters for the industrialist and welcomes the tourist. Its people still embrace an age-old faith, as Roger discovers on board Hammy Robinson 's small ferry boat. The wiry boatman respects the mighty power of the sea, but 'St Patrick blessed the ferry that nobody would ever drown on it; and nobody has'. Rejoice, the Lord is King (Darwall's 148th); To the name of our salvation (Grafton): How great thou art!; Dear Lord and Father of mankind
(Repton); Father, who on man dost shower (Quem Pastores Laudavere): Fight the good fight (Duke Street); What a friend we have in Jesus
(Converse); Lord, who in thy perfect wisdom (Blaenwam)
Conductor DAVID BYERS
Organist STEPHEN HAMILL Producer JAMES SKELLY
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC Northern Ireland
(Shoum again tomorrow at 3.15 pm)
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Contributors

Unknown: Hammy Robinson
Conductor: David Byers
Organist: Stephen Hamill
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Hancock's Half Hour: Twelve Angry Men

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Starring Tony Hancock
and featuring Sidney James

The pillars of justice tend to crumble somewhat when Hancock is elected foreman of the jury in an important trial.
(R) (Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock: Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James: Sidney James
Prosecuting counsel: Ralph Nossek
Police inspector: Robert Dorning
Defending counsel: Leonard Sachs
Judge: Austin Trevor
Usher: Hugh Lloyd
Juror: William Kendall
Juror: Leslie Perrins
Juror: Philip Ray
Juror: Kenneth Kove
Juror: Betty Cardno
Juror: Lala Lloyd
Juror: Alec Bregonzi
Juror: James Bulloch
Juror: Mario Fabrizi
Juror: Marie Lightfoot

: Miss Marple: The Body in the Library

by AGATHA CHRISTIE dramatised in three parts by T. R. BOWEN , with 1: Early summer, sometime in the late 40s ... St Mary Mead - a very ordinary, very
English village in the Home
Counties ... One morning the Bantrys wake up to find that everything is suddenly far from ordinary ... They call their friend, the elderly spinster Jane Marple, to help unravel the disturbingly novelettish mystery in which they find themselves entangled.
The investigation takes them to a seaside hotel where some rather unusual people are staying....
Music composed by KEN HOWARD and ALAN BLAIKEY Photography JOHN WALKER Designer AUSTIN RUDDY Producer GUY SLATER
Director SILVIO NARIZZANO (R)
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Contributors

Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: T. R. Bowen
Composed By: Ken Howard
Composed By: Alan Blaikey
Unknown: Photography John Walker
Designer: Austin Ruddy
Producer: Guy Slater
Director: Silvio Narizzano
Miss Marple: Joan Hickson
Mrs Bantry: Gwen Watford
Conway Jefferson: Andrew Cruickshank
Col Bantry: Moray Watson
Lorrimer: Valentine Dyau
Col Melchett: Frederick Jaeger
Det Insp Slack: David Horovitch
Basil Blake: Anthony Smee
Adelaide Jefferson: Ciaran Madden
Raymond Starr: Jess Conrad
Josie Turner: Trudie Styler
Mary: Karin Foley
Mr Prescott: Hugh Walters
Dinah Lee: Debbie Arnold
Malcolm: Colin Higgins
: Pcpalk Johnbardon
Mrs Palk: Anne Rutter

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
Four contenders from London and the south east seek a place in the semi-finals of Mastermind 1986 in the Grand Priory Church of the Order of St John in Clerkenwell, London. Barry Ramsay (bank official)
Life and works of Benjamin Britten
Mary Knox-Johnston
(retired dress designer) Life of Perkin Warbeck
1474-99
Albert Bertin
(engineer and draughtsman) Life and times of Benito Mussolini Owen Gunnell
(schoolteacher)
Life and works of Geoffrey Chaucer
Lighting DENNIS BUTCHER
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Director DAVID MITCHELL Producer PETER MASSEY

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Mary Knox-Johnston
Unknown: Perkin Warbeck
Unknown: Albert Bertin
Unknown: Benito Mussolini
Unknown: Owen Gunnell
Unknown: Geoffrey Chaucer
Unknown: Lighting Dennis
Producer: Mary Craig
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Peter Massey

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Leeming

: That's Life

Presented by Esther Rantzen
Consumer advice, investigations, misprints, mishaps and real-life humour drawn from the letters you send each week. with Mollie Sugden and reporters
Gavin Campbell Adrian Mills
Grant Baynham Doc Cox
Director BOB MARSLAND
Producer ESTHER RANTZEN Editor JOHN MORRELL

Contributors

Presented By: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Mollie Sugden
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Grant Baynham
Unknown: Doc Cox
Director: Bob Marsland
Producer: Esther Rantzen
Editor: John Morrell

: The Rock Gospel Show

Introduced by Sheila Walsh and Alvin Stardust
Tonight sees the beginning of the third series of this unique show.
Guests include the newest US sensation, Carman, the latest single from The Winans, and the Mint Juleps, an all-girl a cappella group with a very special sound. And joining
Sheila and Alvin on their first single together are the London Community Gospel Choir
Designer PAUL MUNTING Lighting ERIC WALLIS Sound TONY PHILPOT
Series producer jim MURRAY
9 FEATURE: page 10

Contributors

Introduced By: Sheila Walsh
Introduced By: Alvin Stardust

: You Can't See the Wood....

The last of eight programmes with David Bellamy
Forests with a Future?
Snowdonia, perhaps the most beautiful of the National
Parks, is in danger of losing all its native oak woodland in the next 50 years.
David Bellamy investigates. Series producer MICHAEL GARROD Director DAVID WILLIAMS (R)

Contributors

Unknown: David Bellamy
Unknown: David Bellamy
Producer: Michael Garrod
Director: David Williams

: Secret Nature

The Hazel Copse
The fourth of six programmes with Andrew Cooper
Coppiced since Norman times, the hazel wood has provided man with material for tools and fences. Sadly, few are worked today, but those which are still coppiced provide cover for a rich variety of wildlife. At night, dormice feed and tawny owls hunt.
Photographed and produced bv ANDREW COOPER Film editors
JUSTIN SMITH. ROD THOMAS
Executive producer DAVID SPIRES

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew Cooper
Unknown: Justin Smith.

: Weather









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