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: Open University

6.45 Computing: Fitting Curves
7.10 Education: Through the Looking Glass
7.35 Images: Lens Design
8.0 Fluid Flow in Pipes
8.25 Talking to the Tea Folk

: Play School

Floella Benjamin and guests say Hallo Again with songs, games and play ideas.
Musical director RICHARD BROWN Director FAY WOOLF Producer ANN REAY


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Director: Richard Brown
Director: Fay Woolf
Producer: Christme Hewitt
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Articles of Faith

Rediscovering religious belief So Great a Cloud of Witnesses People pray together in response to Christ's promise that wherever two or three are gathered together he will be there with them.
Fr Eric Simmons , CR, sees all corporate prayer as the preparation for the ultimate vision of God.


Unknown: Fr Eric Simmons
Producer: David Craig

: This is the Day

An opportunity to join other viewers in a simple service of prayer and meditation. Today Noel Battye joins
Brian Pegg , a fisherman, in his home by the sea in Sheringham, Norfolk. Director STEPHEN LYNAS


Unknown: Noel Battye
Unknown: Brian Pegg
Producer: Helen Alexander

: The Coming of Age

Staying Home
Forty per cent of people aged over 75 live alone. This programme looks at the work of home helps and 'paid volunteers' who help old people stay in their own homes.
Film editor PETER DELFGOU produced by LUCY PARKER (R) (e)


Editor: Peter Delfgou
Produced By: Lucy Parker

: Micro File 2

with Fred Harris and Lesley Judd First Steps
A look at the use of computers in education, with a review of some software intended for use in nursery schools.
Series editor DAVID ALLEN (e)
For notes send cheque or POfor 75p to [address removed]


Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Editor: David Allen

: Bike Brothers

For 50 years Jack, Ken and Norman Taylor have worked together making specialist hand-built bikes. It's a business that grew out of their own racing careers. The brothers describe themselves as 'something left over from the steam age'. They reminisce about their years competing in the Tour of Britain, their early attempts at frame building and, with retirement approaching, reflect on a craft business that is thriving on virtually no technology. Narrator Eric Robson Executive producer JOHN MAPPLEBECK


Unknown: Norman Taylor
Narrator: Eric Robson
Producer: John Mapplebeck

: You in Mind

People who have adjusted to sudden change by learning how to calm themselves through meditation describe the benefits.
Series producer SUZANNE DAVIES Producer PETER RAMSDEN (R) (e) For booklet send 24p sae to; [address removed]


Producer: Suzanne Davies
Producer: Peter Ramsden

: The Goode Kitchen

Shirley Goode takes the mystery out of pastas, purees and pashka and makes two dishes to delight the cost-conscious cook.
Jenny Day is young, out of work and keen to pick up
Shirley's money-saving tips. Director GEORGE AUCKLAND
Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS (R) (e) Book, £1.95 from booksellers
0 RECIPE TIMES: page 78


Unknown: Shirley Goode
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Discovering Portuguese

A six-part introduction to the language and people.
5: Tourism and Tradition Presented by Roberta Fox (R)(e)


Presented By: Roberta Fox

: See Hear

A fortnightly magazine programme for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. News, views and entertainment with sign language and subtitles.
Introduced by Clive Mason and John Lee
Produced by EDDIE MONTAGUE (e)


Introduced By: Clive Mason
Introduced By: John Lee
Produced By: Eddie Montague

: Farming

Les Cottington and Philip Wrixon report on the news, life and business of the countryside.
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Les Cottington
Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Producer: John Kenyon

: Weather for farmers


: News Headlines

: Bonanza

The Younger Brothers' Younger Brother
After 12 years in jail for robbing banks, the notorious Younger Brothers return to town - looking to make a comeback.
Written and directed by MICHAEL LANDON (R)


Directed By: Michael Landon (r)
Ben Cartwright: Lome Greene
Hoss: Dan Blocker
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel

: Tom and Jerry

: EastEnders

by Michael Robartes and Rosemary Mason.
"Wills are secret. People shouldn't know if they're in a will or not."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Michael Robartes
Writer: Rosemary Mason
Series Producer: Julia Smith

: Film Matinee: The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family

High in their wilderness home in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, the Robinsons prepare to face the rigours of winter. The first snows mean fun for all. But fierce storms and hungry wolves spell danger and near tragedy as winter progresses. Worst of all hazards is the terror of the black killer-wolf known as 'Scarface' ...
Screenplay by ARTHUR DUBS Produced by ARTHUR DUBS Directed by FRANK ZUNIGA
0 FILMS: page 19


Play By: Arthur Dubs
Produced By: Arthur Dubs
Directed By: Frank Zuniga
Skip Robinson: Robert Logan
Pat Robinson: Susan Damante Shaw
Jenny Robinson: Heather Rattray
Toby Robinson: Ham Larsen
Boomer: George 'Buck' Flower
Doctor: Brian Cutler
Pilot: Kurt Grayson

: The Pink Panther Show: Prehistoric Pink; Reaux Reaux Reaux Your Boat; Come on in, the Water's Pink

Today: Prehistoric Pink; Reaux Reaux Reaux Your Boat; Come on in the Water's Pink (R)

: Party in the Park

St John Ambulance
Centenary Celebrations
Sarah Kennedy and Phillip Schofield introduce the highlights of yesterday's events in Hyde Park, London, when children from all over the country converged on the capital for the world's largest children's party.
The celebrations were opened by HM The Queen who, accompanied by HRH The
Duke of Edinburgh and Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, took the opportunity to tour the party and meet some of those attending.
Eric Robson describes the carnival atmosphere as well as some of the displays which took place in the many arenas around the park. The party closes with the children joining the St John Ambulance volunteers for a grand finale celebrity sing-along.
Engineering manager JOHN MASON Sound BARRIE HAWES
Television presentation SIMON BETTS


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: John Mason
Unknown: Simon Betts

: The Animals Roadshow

with Desmond Morris and Sarah Kennedy
How did a pelican become a pilot officer in the RAF? Can a catfish be sentimental? And how were two baby penguins from the same nest born at opposite ends of the earth? In the last of the present series, Desmond and Sarah take to the air and the sea to discover the animals of the university city of Oxford. Sarah follows the white rabbit to learn the ways of Wonderland and Watership
Down. She meets the Dodo on the way. Desmond joins the exotic villains of the aquarium and the fish which once graced the banqueting hall of Catherine the Great. Researchers


Unknown: Desmond Morris
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Fiona Couper
Unknown: Polly Phillips
Director: Kate Kinninmont
Producer: Ian Christie
Editor: David Martin

: News

with Debbie Thrower Weather

: Praise Be!

with Thora Hird
This week Thora introduces hymns from Songs of Praise programmes that show how
Christians who are separated by conflict, misunderstanding or vast distances can come together to worship and sing their favourite hymns.
In the ruins of Coventry's old cathedral she meets Canon Paul Oestreicher and hears about the Songs of Praise last Remembrance Sunday that linked the people of Coventry and Dresden - two cities that suffered so terribly in the last war.
For the healing of the nations (Tantum ergo); Abide with me (Eventide); Go tell it on the mountain; A cry in the night (Notting Hill); Bridge over troubled water; Be still, my soul (Finlandia); Dona nobis pacem


Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Canon Paul Oestreicher
Director: Valetta Stallabrass
Producer: Christopher Mann

: ScreenStory: Anzacs

A five-part drama tracing the experiences of a group of disparate Australians in World War I. Starring
3: The Devil's Arithmetic
Winter 1916-17. An exhausted platoon is moved to the Hindenburg Line - an impregnable fortress of concrete and barbed wire - and the mental strain begins to show. A brief respite is at hand as the 'originals' get Blighty leave in England before being thrust into the Ypres offensive as part of Haig's notorious 'war of attrition'.
Written by JOHN DIXON
Produced by GEOFF BURROWES Directed by PINO AMENTA


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
Flanagan: Jon Blake
Kate Baker: Megan Williams
Roly Collins: Christopher Cummings
'Kaiser' Schmidt: Shane Briant
Bill Harris: Jonathan Sweet
Harold Armstrong: Tony Bonner
Tom McArthur: Patrick Ward
Pudden'' Parsons: Alec Wilson
'Dingo' Gordon: Jim Holt
'Bluey': Peter Finlay
Max Earnshaw: David Lynch
General Haig: Noel Trevarthan
Keith Murdoch: David Bradshaw
David Lloyd George: Rhys McConnochie
Sir Rupert Barrington: Vincent Ball
Lady Thea Barrington: Ilona Rogers
The Rev George Lonsdale: Robert Coleby

: Bread

Written by CARLA LANE
Title song by DAVID MACKAY Directed by SUSAN BELBIN
Produced by ROBIN NASH (R)


Written By: Carla Lane
Unknown: David MacKay
Directed By: Susan Belbin
Produced By: Robin Nash
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Aveline Boswell: Gilly Coman
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Joey Boswell: Peter Howitt
Adrian: Jonathon Morris
Julie: Caroline Milmoe
Cyclist: Roy Brandon
May's neighbour: Barbara New
May: Pamela Sholto
DHSS clerk: Ishia Bennison
Benny: Paul Beringer
Warden: Barry McCarthy

: That's Life!

Presented by Esther Rantzen with Gavin Campbell Doc Cox , Adrian Mills Grant Baynham
Director ROBIN BEXTOR Associate producer BRYHER SCUDAMORE


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

: News

Debbie Thrower ; Weather


Unknown: Debbie Thrower

: Choices

Tonight's programme is about forgiveness - as it applies to crime.
Is there too much emphasis on understanding and forgiving the offender and too little on the victim?
Does our ability to forgive depend on seeing 'just' punishment meted out? Are some crimes just too heinous for us ever to forgive? In the audience are parents of murder victims who say they can never forgive.
The discussion is chaired by Rabbi Julia Neuberger with John Stalker , former Deputy Chief Constable of Greater
Manchester, Terence Morris , Professor of Social
Institutions at London
University, Jimmy Boyle , convicted murderer, and Lady Ewart-Biggs, widow of the British Ambassador to
Ireland murdered by the IRA in 1976. Studio director SIMON HAMMOND Assistant producer ALEX LAIRD Producer PATTI STEEPLES
Series producer JAMES MURRAY


Unknown: Julia Neuberger
Unknown: John Stalker
Unknown: Terence Morris
Unknown: Jimmy Boyle
Director: Simon Hammond
Producer: James Murray

: The Royal International Horse Show

from the NEC, Birmingham featuring
The Everest Double Glazing Grand Prix
The final event on the final night when only the best compete. With E17,000 in prize money available, it will be contested to the last fence. Introduced by DAVID VINE Commentators


Introduced By: David Vine
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Wendy Sheppard

: Weather

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