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: Open University

7.35 Calculus: Symbols and Equations
8.0 Database: Information Systems
8.25 Topological Surfaces

: Play School

Chloe Ashcroft lain Lauchlan and Brian Jameson say Hallo Again with songs, games and play ideas.
I here's a rather funny gluggle When you 're pulling out the Pluggle
Story: Sixes and Sevens by JOHN YEOMAN
"lustrations by QUENTIN BLAKE


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: Brian Jameson
Unknown: John Yeoman
Unknown: Quentin Blake
Unknown: Musicians Peter Gosling.
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Umbrella

with Bryan Murray and Lynne Kieran
Who is the mysterious stranger who walks the city at night, and what would
Persuade 300 children to go without their dinner? Script editor NOEL VINCENT director CEUA THOMSON producer JUDY MERRY
BBC North West


Unknown: Bryan Murray
Unknown: Lynne Kieran
Editor: Noel Vincent

: This Is the Day

A series in which viewers are united by television in a simple service of Prayer and reflection. introduced by Ann Easter from the home of David Scott in Newcastle upon Tyne. director MARK WADDINGTON Producer NOEL VINCENT series producer DAVID CRAIG


Introduced By: Ann Easter
Unknown: David Scott
Director: Mark Waddington
Producer: Noel Vincent
Producer: David Craig

: Asian Magazine

A programme reflecting the events and issues, culture and personalities of Asian communities around the country.
An ASIAN UNIT presentation
BBC Pebble Mill

: Take Nobody's Word for It

'Do-it-yourself science
Presented by Professor Ian Fells of Newcastle University and Carol Mather.


Presented By: Professor Ian Fells

: Buongiorno Italia!

Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian, featuring film specially shot in Italy, and presented by Lilly Lembo Lambert and Enrico Verdecchia
16: Rivediamo un po'...
Revision - talking to a lady who makes lace, and the Young cathedral organist. film editor RODERICK LONGHURST


Presented By: Lilly Lembo Lambert
Presented By: Enrico Verdecchia
Editor: Roderick Longhurst

: Lyn Marshall's Everyday Yoga

A sequence of yoga movements that builds up day by day into a routine that will stretch and exercise the entire body.
The Head Roll and Eye Rotations
Producer PETER RAMSDEN (R) (e)


Director: Paula Gilder
Producer: Peter Ramsden

: Parent Programme

Working Together

: Telejournal

with Klaus Romer
Peter Fiddick looks at the regular Arts coverage. Zeit im Bild 1


Unknown: Klaus Romer
Unknown: Peter Fiddick

: Sign Extra

Another chance to see recent programmes with sign-language and subtitles added. Today: Discovering Animals - Badgers and Pine Martens Tony Soper is in the New Forest where he watches for badgers and then, in Scotland, he hopes for his first glimpse of the rare pine marten.
Film editor HUGH TASMAN
Series producer BRYN BROOKS Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS


Unknown: Pine Martens
Unknown: Tony Soper
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Farming

American agriculture is drowning in a sea of debt.
Farmers owe the banks over $200 billion, dwarfing the national debt of many third world countries. Yet with crop prices at a 50-year low, interest goes unpaid, putting thousands of farmers out of business and threatening America's whole banking system.
This second special report on farming in the United States searches for solutions to the deepening crisis and asks: 'Will it happen here?' Producer MARTIN SMALL BBC Pebble Mill

: Weather for farmers


: This Week Next Week

with Donald MacCormick
Starting with News Summary The weekly programme of lively discussion - making the news with those in power and hearing the views of those who challenge them. Reporter VIVIAN WHITE Producers


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Reporter: Vivian White
Producers: Cathy Holt.
Unknown: Rosaleen Hughes
Director: Victor Melleney
Editor: Paul Norris

: EastEnders

by Maureen Chadwick and Charlie Humphreys.
'Chelle, I got the greatest respect for you in the world, and I know I owe you, but don't lean on me...'
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Maureen Chadwick
Writer: Charlie Humphreys
Producer: Julia Smith

: Cary Grant in Suspicion

Continues the BBCtv tribute to Cary Grant who died last year.
Today with Joan Fontaine

Sensitive society girl Lina McLaidlaw marries popular man-about-town Johnnie Aysgarth. At first they are happy but when she discovers he is an embezzler and perhaps a murderer she begins to fear for her own life.
This was the first of four films which Grant made with Hitchcock and it provided him with one of his finest roles. Equally memorable is Joan Fontaine who won an Academy Award for her performance.
Films: page 18


Screenplay: Samson Raphaelson
Screenplay: Joan Harrison
Screenplay: Alma Reville
Based on the book "Before the Fact" by: Frances Iles
Producer: Harry Edington
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Johnnie: Cary Grant
Lina: Joan Fontaine
General McLaidlaw: Cedric Hardwicke
Beaky: Nigel Bruce

: The British Record Industry Awards Preview

A preview of some of the nominations for tomorrow night's presentation at the Grosvenor House. London. Introduced by Mike Smith Production MICHAEL HURLL
(The British Record Industry Awards 1987 tomorrow at 7.30 pm)


Introduced By: Mike Smith
Unknown: Michael Hurll

: European Figure Skating Championships

from Sarajevo, featuring The Exhibition Gala
ALAN WEEKS describes the informal routines of Europe's latest skating stars as they celebrate their success in party mood to entertain their Yugoslav hosts, while
BARRY DAVIES looks back on the competitive week here in the Zetra ice stadium. Television presentation by JRT. Yugoslavia Producers


Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Alastair Scott

: Antiques Roadshow

Introduced by Hugh Scully
German silver, Chinese vases, Turkish pistols and a huge Victorian painting keep the experts busy when they visit Newcastle upon Tyne.
BBC Bristol


Presenter: Hugh Scully
Director: Ian Paul
Director: Andy Batten-Foster
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Songs of Praise

from Belfast
'Normality' for an 18-year-old growing up in Belfast has been a lifetime of bitter sectarian strife.
Eamonn Holmes visits his native city, where the graffiti ask 'Is there life before death?'. He talks to some of the young people about their lives and faith in such an environment. ANDREW CUMMINGS lost his policeman father in a booby-trap explosion;
CLARE MCCULLOUGH 's brother and JENNIFER CANAVAN 'S father were the victims of sectarian assassinations.
In the modern Roman Catholic church of St
Bernadette, the Christian
Education Movement brings them, the Methodist College Orchestra, and a thousand others together.
Thine be the glory (Maccabaeus);
0 Lord of life (Forest Green): At the name of Jesus; Bridge over troubled water; Great is thy faithfulness;
Make me a channel of your peace; Be not afraid: I vow to thee my country (Flight of the earls)


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: Andrew Cummings
Unknown: Clare McCullough
Unknown: Jennifer Canavan
Conductor: Havelock Nelson
Conductor: Researcher Chris Loughlin
Producer: James Skelly
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: Last of the Summer Wine

by ROY CLARKE starring
Michael Aldridge Bill Owen
Peter Sallis with Jane Freeman Joe Gladwin
Kathy Staff in The Ice-cream Man Cometh Compo's craving for ice-cream in remote places gives Seymour the idea that the time could be right for bringing back the old 'stop-me-and-buy-one' mobile ice-cream vendor. All that is required to take ice-cream into the countryside is a bike, a well-stocked fridge, a uniform and a volunteer ...
Film cameraman ALAN STEVENS Film recordist RICHARD MERRICK Film editor JOHN WILKINSON Designer STEPHAN PACZAI Produced and directed by ALAN J. W. BELL


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Michael Aldridge
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Jane Freeman
Unknown: Joe Gladwin
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Unknown: Alan Stevens
Unknown: Richard Merrick
Editor: John Wilkinson
Designer: Stephan Paczai
Directed By: Alan J. W. Bell
Compo: Bill Owen
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Crusher: Jonathan Linsley
Wally Batty: Joe Gladwin
Barry: Mike Grady
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Marina: Jean Fergusson

: Miss Marple: Nemesis

Dramatised in two parts by T.R. BOWEN. Starring with Peter Tilbury Margaret Tyzack Helen Cherry
1: 'Mr Rafiel has asked me to investigate a ... oh dear ... he tells me nothing.... I'm quite bewildered. It's like being told to do a crossword puzzle without any of the clues.'
Music composed by KEN HOWARD Film sound DENNIS PANCHEN Film editor FRANCES PARKER Photography JOHN WALKER
Produced by GEORGE GALLACCIO Directed by DAVID TUCKER (Part 2 next week)
W FEATURE: page 85


Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: T.R. Bowen.
Unknown: Peter Tilbury
Unknown: Margaret Tyzack
Unknown: Helen Cherry
Unknown: Mr Rafiel
Composed By: Ken Howard
Editor: Frances Parker
Produced By: George Gallaccio
Directed By: David Tucker
Miss Marple: Joan Hickson
Jason Rafiel: Frank Gatliff
Miss Kumowitz: Barbara Franceschi
Lionel Peel: Peter Tilbury
Michael Rafiel: Bruce Payne
Mr Broadribb: Roger Hammond
MrSchuster: Patrick Godfrey
Miss Cooke: Jane Booker
Madge: Joanna Hole
Elizabeth Temple: Helen Cherry
Prof Wanstead: John Horsley
MissBarrow: Ausonskilbeck
Miss Wimpole: Ann Queensberry
London policeman: Oliver Parker
Alcoholic tramp: David Blake Kelly
LaviniaGlynne: Valerie Lush
Golden Boar receptionist: Diana Agnew
Clothilde Bradbury-Scott: Margaret Tyzack
Anthea Bradbury-Scott: Anna Cropper
Mr Carter: Jonathan Adams
Florence: Jackie Downey

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson
Tonight's four contenders all come from the south and west of England and compete in the drama theatre of the College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth.
Mira Little (retired) The life and films of Greta Garbo
Steve Priestley
(House of Commons clerk) Sino-Soviet relations, 1949-1976
Joy Thwaytes
(lecturer and writer)
John Stow and his survey of London
Geoffrey Dearnley
(retired headmaster) The life and plays of J.B. Priestley
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Director DAVID MITCHELL Producer PETER MASSEY
Applications to take part in the next series of Mastermind are invited. Requests for an application form should be made on a postcard (to arrive by 27 February) to
Mastermind, BBCtv, London W12 8QT


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Mira Little
Unknown: Greta Garbo
Unknown: Steve Priestley
Unknown: John Stow
Producer: Mary Craig
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Peter Massey

: News

with Jan Leeming Weather


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 Gavin Campbell, Doc Cox, Adrian Mills, Grant Baynham


Presenter: Esther Rantzen
Reporter: Gavin Campbell
Reporter: Doc Cox
Reporter: Adrian Mills
Reporter: Grant Baynham
Director: Bob Marsland
Producer: Esther Rantzen
Editor: John Morrell

: Everyman

The Madonna of Medjugorje The Virgin Mary appears on a hillside in a remote village in Yugoslavia. Six children see her, touch her and hear her voice. She says she has come as the Queen of Peace. She urges believers to pray, fast and do penance. She says that the West has lost God and that Russia will come to glorify the Lord.
The local clergy dismiss the children's story, but soon huge crowds are gathering on the hill. The police move in, fearful that the religious stirrings are a sign of counter-revolution among the Catholic population.
Gradually the testimony of the child visionaries wins over their families and friends. The parish priest becomes a believer.
Supernatural signs are seen in the area; healings are reported and the crowds keep coming. Within six years
Medjugorje shows signs of becoming another Lourdes - with the differences that it has all happened in a Marxist country, and that the apparitions are still going on to this day.
Narrated by Eileen Atkins Photography JOHN GOODYER Film editor RICHARD SEEL Producer ANGELA TILBY
Series producer DANIEL WOLF


Unknown: Virgin Mary
Unknown: Eileen Atkins
Unknown: Photography John Goodyer
Producer: Daniel Wolf

: Designers

A series of six programmes 4: Making Money, or Making Sense?
If you see a need for a product and industry doesn't want to know, how do you turn your idea into reality? The London Innovation Network may be the answer.
Film editor DAI VAUGHAN
Producer LAN WOOLF (R) (e)


Editor: Dai Vaughan

: The Sky at Night

The Study of Variable Stars
Studies of variable stars form a very important part of the work of modern amateur astronomers. In this programme, Patrick Moore describes how the amateurs work and also gives the latest news about the variable star R Coronae, which periodically veils itself behind clouds of soot. Producer PIETER MORPURGO


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather

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