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: Open University

6.45 The Nervous System
7.10 Topology: Complex Loci
7.35 Mechanics: Dynamic Analysis
8.0 Ecology: Ants and Acacias
8.25 Chemistry: Cyclobutadiene

: Play School

lain Lauchlan and Jane Hardy say Hallo Again Story: Jason's Birthday Present by FLOELLA BENJAMIN Musicians


Unknown: Jane Hardy
Musicians: Paul Reade.
Musicians: Alan Grahame
Director: Penny Lloyd
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Knock Knock

Debbie Appleby and Mark Curry with stories about two people who learnt the value of being unselfish.
Executive producer DAVID BROWN BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Debbie Appleby
Unknown: Mark Curry
Producer: Martin Hughes
Producer: David Brown

: This is the Day

A series in which viewers are united by television in a simple service of prayer and reflection.
Margaret Collingwood joins Wei-Ping Cheng in his home in Hemel Hempstead. The preacher is Jim Wallis , the leader of the Sojourner community in America. He considers what it means to be 'obedient to the call'.
Series producer DAVID CRAIG


Unknown: Margaret Collingwood
Unknown: Wei-Ping Cheng
Unknown: Hemel Hempstead.
Unknown: Jim Wallis
Director: Steve Benson
Producer: David Craig

: Asian Magazine

with Sarla Maheshwari At the end of Ramadan, Muslims everywhere celebrate the festival of Eid. Asian Magazine marks the occasion by looking at the work of Islamic calligraphy of Zahir-U-Din Zaheer.
With other stories from the Asian community, and Shiv Kumar Sharma plays a folk tune on santoor. Producer KRISHAN GOULD
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Sarla Maheshwari
Unknown: Shiv Kumar Sharma
Producer: Krishan Gould

: Switch On to English

Presented by Sneh Gupta
The family quiz show which helps speakers of English as a second language to improve their understanding and use of English. With guests
Eiji Kusuhara , Me Me Lai Aftab Sachak
Josephine Welcome


Presented By: Sneh Gupta
Unknown: Eiji Kusuhara
Unknown: Lai Aftab Sachak
Unknown: Carole Montague
Director: John M. A. Lane
Producer: Jeremy Orlebar

: Hopefully this Video....

How to avoid the perils of video playbacks in the classroom or youth club - and improve the chances of getting a good follow-up discussion. Drama sketches with Jon Glover
Introduced by Bill Pasquerella
Directed by CHRIS LENT
Produced by TONY MATTHEWS (R)


Unknown: Jon Glover
Introduced By: Bill Pasquerella
Directed By: Chris Lent
Produced By: Tony Matthews

: Micro File

The best of the recent series of Micro Live. 5: Power
How powerful is the average home computer? What does power mean anyway - is it the hardware or the software? Lesley Judd investigates: Benchmarks; the 'Amiga' review; Robotics
Videotape editor GRAHAM TAYLOR Producer TERRY MARSH
Series editor DAVID ALLEN


Unknown: Lesley Judd
Editor: Graham Taylor
Editor: David Allen

: The Learning Machine

A personal view by Celia Hoyles of computers in education.
The Gender Gap
Celia Hoyles , Professor of Mathematics, Institute of Education (London University), explores the myths and prejudices about computing and girls. Series producer IAN WOOLF
Discussion booklet, 50p plus sae (A4) from BSS. [address removed] Cheques made payable to BSS


Unknown: Celia Hoyles
Unknown: Celia Hoyles
Producer: Robert Albury

: Family History

Presented by Gordon Honeycombe In 1907 John Symons
Honeycombe published the family legend. But how much of this can be proved from historical evidence?
Producer BRYN BROOKS (R)


Presented By: Gordon Honeycombe
Unknown: John Symons

: Farming

with Philip Wrixon Dan Cherrington Leslie Cottington and Claire Powell Producers
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill


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

: Weather News for farmers


: This Week Next Week

with Donald MacCormick
Starting with News Summary The weekly look at what matters in politics.
In live discussion with those at the heart of events, Donald MacCormick seeks the truth behind the significant issues of the day, and looks ahead to those of tomorrow. Producers


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Producers: Philip Campbell.
Director: Victor Melleney
Editor: Paul Norms

: EastEnders

by Tony McHale and Bill Lyons.
'I reckon we'd all be better off without parents'.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Tony McHale
Writer: Bill Lyons
Producer: Julia Smith

: James Mason in: Odd Man Out

continuing a season of films starring one of Britain's most urbane and versatile screen actors.
Today with Kathleen Ryan, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack
Johnny McQueen, idealist leader of 'the Organisation', has escaped from prison while serving a sentence for gun-running. During a hold-up to obtain funds, Johnny is shot, badly wounded, and left in the gutter by a fellow gang member. From then onwards he is hunted without mercy...
Mason gives perhaps the finest performance of his career in this compelling and tragic drama of a man on the run.
FILMS: page 27


Screenplay: F.L. Green
Screenplay: R.C. Sherriff
From the novel by: F.L. Green
Produced and directed by: Carol Reed
Johnny: James Mason
Lukey: Robert Newton
Dennis: Robert Beatty
Shell: F.J. McCormick
Rosie: Fay Compton
Maudie: Beryl Measor
Pat: Cyril Cusack
Nolan: Dan O'Herlihy
Murphy: Roy Irving
Theresa: Maureen Delany
Granny: Kitty Kirwan
Housekeeper: Min Milligan
Cabby: Joseph Tomelty
Father Tom: W.G. Fay
Alfie: Arthur Hambling
Kathleen: Kathleen Ryan
Head Constable: Denis O'Dea
Fencie: William Hartnell
Tober: Elwyn Brook Jones

: Holiday Air 86

Chris Serle and Concorde
Captain John Hutchinson are at Biggin Hill in Kent, along with thousands of aviation enthusiasts, to witness a spectacular display of exacting flying.
The Spitfire, a name forever associated with Biggin Hill , celebrates 50 years with a large gathering of these unique fighting machines, as well as a flypast with Concorde.
The RAF Red Arrows celebrate 21 years and 2,000 performances, the first of which was at this very airfield. They are joined by the Hungarian national aerobatic team and a plethora of aircraft old and new. Production RICK GARDNER


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Captain John Hutchinson
Unknown: Biggin Hill
Unknown: Rick Gardner

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Praise Be!

with Thora Hird
Love is the theme running through tonight's hymns. They recall, for many viewers, happy memories of important times in their lives and of loved ones whom they will never forget.
Thora also introduces some people who put their
Christian love into action: Margaret Jackson , a social worker from Southwark, and Steve Tinsen from
Nottingham, who helps care for his handicapped friend Mandy.
Love divine. all loves excelling (Blaenwern); My song is love unknown (Love Unknown); Bind us together. Lord; God is love (Abbot's Leigh); Woman at the well; 0 love that wilt not let me go (St Margaret); Child in the manger (Bunessan);
The Lord's my shepherd (Crimond); Immortal, invisible. God only wise (St Denio)


Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Margaret Jackson
Unknown: Steve Tinsen
Producer: Elizabeth Gort

: World Cup Grandstand

Scotland v
West Germany (Group E)
Live coverage of the whole match in Queretaro.
Scotland's biggest test of the tournament so far, and one which could resolve their fate in the toughest group of all. Can manager Alex Ferguson outwit the great
Franz Beckenbauer off the field, and Graeme Souness impose his presence on it?
The Germans' record in World Cup finals is impressive, but Scotland, in their fourth successive finals, remain confident, and also have a small matter to settle.
The last time the two countries met in the World
Cup it was West Germany, prompted by Beckenbauer, who prevented the Scots from reaching Mexico in 1970. Commentator in the Corregidora Stadium is JOHN MOTSON
Commentator in Scotland is
Also, tonight, highlights of Belgium v Iraq in Toluca, and the thoughts of the BBC experts including Aston Villa's and Scotland's ANDY GRAY. Introduced by Desmond Lynam , with Jimmy Hill
BBC Brain of Sport 2. a quiz book for sports enthusiasts based on the Radio 2 series. £1.25
A Question of Sport, a book from the BBCtv quiz programme. £1.95


Unknown: Alex Ferguson
Unknown: Franz Beckenbauer
Unknown: Graeme Souness
Unknown: John Motson
Unknown: Archie MacPherson
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Jimmy Hill

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
The University of Bradford is host tonight, as four more first-round winners compete in the third semi-final of Mastermind.
William Hamill-Keays (chartered engineer) The Crimean War
Hendy Farquhar-Smith (teacher)
Life and works of Sir David Wilkie 1785-1841
Timothy Stewart (translator) Life and works of Beethoven Donald Crerar (actor)
European history 1914-1945 Lighting DENNIS BUTCHER
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Director DAVID MITCHELL Producer PETER MASSEY


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: William Hamill-Keays
Unknown: Hendy Farquhar-Smith
Unknown: Sir David Wilkie
Unknown: Timothy Stewart
Unknown: Beethoven Donald Crerar
Producer: Mary Craig
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Peter Massey

: That's Life

Presented by Esther Rantzen Consumer advice, investigations, misprints, mishaps and real-life humour. With Mollie Sugden and reporters
Gavin Campbell Adrian Mills
Grant Baynham , Doc Cox Director BOB MARSLAND


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

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather News


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Heart of the Matter

with David Lomax
Week by week as the events of the news unfold, moral dilemmas, controversies and questions are raised which cannot easily be compressed into the black and white summary of a bulletin or headline.
But these questions of public and private morality affect us all and inflame passions and prejudices many of us would rather ignore or try to hide. Reporter David Lomax looks at 'the heart of the matter'. Film editor MICHAEL ALOOF
Series producer OLGA EDRIDGE
0 FEATURE: page 15


Unknown: David Lomax
Reporter: David Lomax

: Rhoda

Strained Interlude
Rhoda and Joe work very hard at being the perfect modem couple - free of all jealousies and hang-ups - and then a man Rhoda once loved asks her out for dinner ...
Directed by ROBERT MOORE (R)


Written By: Coleman Mitchell
Written By: Geoffrey Neigher
Directed By: Robert Moore
Rhoda: Valerie Harper
Joe: David Groh
Brenda: Julie Kavner
David Bloom: Allen Garfield
Alice Barth: Candy Azzara
Carlton's voice: Lorenzo Music

: Weather

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