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: Open University

6.45 Business Economics: The Crisp Revolution
7.10 Inorganic Chemistry: Bonding
7.35 Images: Diffraction in Action
8.0 Database: Management System
8.25 Topology: Complex Loci

: Play School

Chloe Ashcroft and guests say Hallo Again with songs, games and play ideas.
Dress up and Imagine...? Musician PAUL READE


Unknown: Chloe Ashcroft
Musician: Paul Reade
Director: Brian Jameson
Producer: Christine Hewitt
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Umbrella

with Bryan Murray and Cyril Nri
Why did the Prophet
Muhammad hide in a cave, and why is Robert Douglas willing to risk his life every time the lifeboat is launched? Director CELIA THOMSON Producer JUDY MERRY BBC North West (R)


Unknown: Bryan Murray
Unknown: Robert Douglas

: Cartoon Double Bill

Innertube Action and The Peachy Cobbler

: Micro File 2

Fred Harris and Lesley Judd with some of the best items from the recent series.
Too Risky
Innovation is a risky business, though it can sometimes pay off. Micro Live talks to Sir Clive Sinclair and looks at a ship with wings. Producer TERRY MARSH
Series editor DAVID ALLEN (e)


Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Unknown: Sir Clive Sinclair
Editor: David Allen

: The Coming of Age

These characters share their experiences:
Nell Herring, an East-end cockney; the late Dame Geraldine Aves , once a distinguished civil servant;
Walter and Daisy Baxby , who enjoy the freedom of retirement together; and Marion Green , a widow who feels she is growing up again. Film editor PETER DELFGOU
Produced by LUCY PARKER (R) (e)


Unknown: Geraldine Aves
Unknown: Daisy Baxby
Unknown: Marion Green
Editor: Peter Delfgou
Produced By: Lucy Parker

: Sunday Worship

A celebration of Holy
Communion for Whit Sunday from Portsmouth Cathedral. The preacher and celebrant is the Provost,
The Very Rev David Stancliffe Hymns: Come Holy Ghost; Come down, 0 love divine; Love divine, all loves excelling
Anthems: 0 Lord give thy holy spirit (Tallis); Listen, sweet dove (Ives); Ubi caritas (Berthier)
Readings: Genesis 11: w 1-9;
Acts 11: w 1-18; John 7: vv 37-39
Master of music ANTHONY FROGGATT Organist DAVID THORNE Producer ERNEST REA BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Stancliffe
Organist: David Thorne

: See Hear

An audience of deaf and hard-of-hearing people question the main parties on Election issues in a discussion chaired by Clive Mason and interpreted by John Lee. Produced by EDDIE MONTAGUE
(Part 2 tomorrow, BBC2 3. 0 pm) (e)


Unknown: Clive Mason
Unknown: John Lee.
Produced By: Eddie Montague

: Farming

with Les Cottington and Philip Wrixon
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Producer: John Kenyon

: Weather for farmers


: This Week Next Week

with Fred Emery and Vivian White Starting with News Summary
Reflections on the past week's campaign and an assessment of the party fortunes with leading political commentators. Producers
Number 10 Downing Street - an illustrated history of the Prime
Minister's official residence, from booksellers, price £10.95.


Unknown: Fred Emery
Unknown: Vivian White
Unknown: Cathy Holt
Unknown: Virginia Ashcombe
Editor: Colin Stanbridge
Editor: Paul Norris

: EastEnders

by Gilly Fraser and Liane Aukin.
"Prison is supposed to repay society, but how do I repay all the others? You tell me. How will it ever come straight?"
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Gilly Fraser
Writer: Liane Aukin
Series Producer: Julia Smith

: Kirk Douglas in The Vikings

Concludes the season of films featuring the dynamic Hollywood star. Today also with Tony Curtis
Ernest Borgnine Janet Leigh
The turbulent, barbaric world of the marauding Vikings is colourfully portrayed in this spectacular ninth-century saga. Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis star as two half-brothers vying for the love of a captive princess. Their bitter conflict culminates in a duel to the death on the towering ramparts of an English castle.
Screenplay by CALDER WILLINGHAM From the novel The Viking by EDISON MARSHALL
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Ernest Borgnine
Unknown: Janet Leigh
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Calder Willingham
Unknown: Edison Marshall
Produced By: Jerry Bresler
Director: Richard Fleischer
Einar: Kirk Douglas
Eric: Tony Curtis
Ragnar: Ernest Borgnine
Morgana: Janet Leigh
Egbert: James Donald
Fr Godwin: Alexander Knox
Aella: Frank Thring
Enid: Maxine Audley
Kitala: Eileen Way
Sandpiper: Edric Connor
Bridget: Dandy Nichols

: Cartoon

The Dot and the Line

: The Muppet Show

presents a television first.
The Great Gonzo attempts to wrestle a brick while completely blindfolded.
Meanwhile, ventriloquist
Edgar Bergen guest-stars with his friends Charley McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd, and Fozzie is upstaged by a dummy.


Producer: Jim Henson

: Bugs Bunny

Bustin' Out All Over
The wascally wabbit relives childhood chases with infant Elmer Fudd.
Written, produced and directed by CHUCK JONES (R)


Directed By: Chuck Jones

: The Animals Roadshow

Why are animals often most miserable when humans are happiest? Desmond Morris and Sarah Kennedy find out today as they explore the high life and the low life of the animals of London.
Desmond meets the Queen's horse. Burmese; visits the Pooches' Palace, where dogs are fed on steak and champagne; and discovers why one of Britain's most successful comedy writers, Carla Lane , enjoys living with a menagerie. And the prize-winning novelist,
Kingsley Amis, devotes his latest poem to Sarah - his cat. Meanwhile, at the other side of town, Sarah reports from the Battersea Dogs Home. More than two and a half million lost or unwanted dogs have been taken there since the home first opened in 1850. Today around 700 are waiting for a new life to begin. How many will find it? Researchers


Unknown: Carla Lane
Unknown: Polly Phillips
Unknown: Fiona Couper
Director: Kate Kinninmont
Producer: Ian Christie
Editor: David Martin

: News

with Debbie Thrower Weather


Unknown: Debbie Thrower

: Songs of Praise

For Whit Sunday from St Albans
Thousands of young people from all over the diocese of St Albans use their Easter holiday weekend to go on pilgrimage from their own churches to the great cathedral church for a standing-room-only service.
This year Pam Rhodes joined them on their walk to find out how the spirit of God is at work in the lives of young people today.
Thine be the glory (Maccabeus); Guide me, 0 thou great redeemer
(Cwm Rhondda);
At the name of Jesus (Camberwell); Make me a channel of your peace; Father, we love you;
And did those feet (Jerusalem); Come sing the praise of Jesus Producers HELEN ALEXANDER DAVID KREMER


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Producers: Helen Alexander
Producers: David Kremer
Editor: Stephen Whittle

: ScreenStory: Anzacs

The return of the five-part drama tracing the experiences of a group of disparate Australians in World War I. Starring
1: The Great Adventure August 1914. When the 'mother country' declares war on Germany, the call goes out across Australia for volunteers to fight for the Empire. It is answered by a group of men from different backgrounds, with different aspirations, for different reasons. In the 8th Battalion of the Australian Imperial
Force they find comradeship and laughter as they train for the battlefields of France.
But the laughter stops when Turkey enters the war and the battalion is thrust into the hell of Gallipoli and given a new identity: the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -the ANZACS.
Written by JOHN DIXON
Produced by GEOFF BURROWES Directed by PINO AMENTA
0 FEATURE: page 82


Written By: John Dixon
Produced By: Geoff Burrowes
Directed By: Pino Amenta
Directed By: John Dixon.
Directed By: George Miller
Pat Cleary: Paul Hogan
Martin Barrington: Andrew Clarke
Dick Baker: Mark Hembrow
Kate Baker: Megan Williams
Roly: Christopher Cummings
Harold: Tony Bonner
Bill Harris: Jonathan Sweet
Tom McArthur: Patrick Ward
Flanagan: Jon Blake
Lady Thea Barrington: Ilona Rogers
Sir Rupert Barrington: Vincent Ball
The Rev George Lonsdale: Robert Coleby
Keith: David Bradshaw
Mrs Baker: Sheila Kenneally
Cyril Earnshaw: Howard Bell
David Lloyd George: Rhys McConnochie

: Mastermind: The Final

with Magnus Magnusson
After nearly six months of intense competition, the five finalists out of the original 64 contenders now seek the coveted title of Mastermind 1987. The quarterdeck of the Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, is the impressive setting for this final, and the winner will receive the specially engraved Caithness glass trophy from Admiral Sir Julian Oswald, Commander-in-Chief, Fleet.

The five contenders are:
Margaret Spiller (civil servant) - The life and times of Emperor Nero, AD37-68
John Crippin (schoolteacher) - BBC Radio comedy, 1940-1970
Jeremy Bradbrooke (general practitioner) - The Crimean War, 1853-56
Jill McFatridge (area reporter) - The life and times of Ferdinand of Aragon, 1452-1516
Mike Billson (milkman) - The American Indian wars, 1850-1890


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Trophy presentation: Admiral Sir Julian Oswald
Contender: Margaret Spiller
Contender: John Crippin
Contender: Jeremy Bradbrooke
Contender: Jill McFatridge
Contender: Mike Billson
Lighting: Dennis Butcher
Assistant 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 drawn from the letters you send each week. With Gavin Campbell Doc Cox , Adrian Mills Grant Baynham


Presented By: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Doc Cox
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Grant Baynham
Director: Robin Bextor
Producer: Esther Rantzen
Editor: John Morrell

: A Party Election Broadcast

by the Liberal/SDP Alliance

: News and Election 87

with Martyn Lewis Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Royal Gospel Gala

In aid of The Save the Children Fund. In the presence of HRH The Princess Anne, hosted by Alvin Stardust , starring:
Philip Bailey , Steve Camp
Chris Corcoran , Helen Gelzer David Grant , Steve Green Paul Nicholas
Jimmy Ruffin , Russ Taff Marti Webb
Deniece Williams Sound JOHN CAULFIELD Producer JIM MURRAY
(An edited version of the programme shown in March 1986)


Unknown: Alvin Stardust
Unknown: Philip Bailey
Unknown: Steve Camp
Unknown: Chris Corcoran
Unknown: Helen Gelzer
Unknown: David Grant
Unknown: Steve Green
Unknown: Paul Nicholas
Unknown: Jimmy Ruffin
Unknown: Russ Taff
Unknown: Marti Webb
Unknown: Deniece Williams
Unknown: Sound John Caulfield
Producer: Jim Murray

: Discovering Portuguese

A six-part series.
5: Tourism and Tradition The golden beaches of the Algarve are justly famous, but tourism in Portugal has much more to offer - sample the pousadas, monasteries and castles converted into luxury hotels, or the casas antigas, magnificent manor houses. Discover too the fun of the fair while shopping in a market or a Lisbon boutique. Presented by Roberta Fox Film editor JOHN L. BAKER
Film cameraman IAN PUNTER Production assistant ELIZABETH MCDOWELL Producer TERRY DOYLE


Presented By: Roberta Fox
Editor: John L. Baker
Unknown: Elizabeth McDowell
Producer: Terry Doyle

: International Golf

Dunhill British Masters The last day's play.

: Weather

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