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: Open University

6.45 Pure Maths: Fourier Coefficients
7.10 Sexual Identity
7.35 Exploring Frequency Space
8.00 Education: After the Act
8.25 Molluscan Evolution

: Playbus

The Why Bird Stop


Unknown: Fiona Beynon Brown
Driver: Brian Jameson

: Articles of Faith

Last in the series.
Prayer.... Using the Imagination (2)
Continuing his theme that imagination can arrive at faith in a way that reason cannot, Fr Gerry Hughes , sj talks to someone who has applied imagination to the passage: 'She wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger.' Director STEVE BENSON


Unknown: Fr Gerry Hughes
Director: Steve Benson
Producer: Helen Alexander

: This Is the Day

from St Mary's Hospice, Birmingham.
Sister Wendy Jenkins welcomes Eileen Lake to the hospice for a simple act of worship from the day unit. Eileen also meets
Monica Pearce , whose dedication led to the opening of the hospice ten years ago.
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Wendy Jenkins
Unknown: Eileen Lake
Unknown: Monica Pearce
Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Handmade

Presented by Sue Robinson Forget your saggy old cardigan! This week's Handmade brings you fashion knitwear that stands out from the crowd.
Kay Boyd , who designs highly-tailored clothes, discusses the sources of her inspiration and demonstrates the 'intarsia' technique of machine knitting which makes her bold geometric patterns possible. Producer MARY SPRENT
Series producer DICK FOSTER (R)(e)


Presented By: Sue Robinson
Unknown: Kay Boyd

: Business Matters

In Conversation with Tom Peters
Tom Peters , the American business evangelist, talks to David Lomax about how companies must change if they are to survive in the next century.
Series editor BRIAN DAVIES (e)


Unknown: Tom Peters
Unknown: Tom Peters
Unknown: David Lomax
Editor: Brian Davies

: Family History

Second of five programmes Presented by Gordon Honeycombe. In 1828, Samuel George Davey Honeycombe ,
Gordon's great-grandfather was born.
Producer BRYN BROOKS (R)


Presented By: Gordon Honeycombe.
Unknown: Samuel George
Unknown: Davey Honeycombe

: Help Your Child with Maths

Second of eight programmes for parents of 4- to 11-year olds. Presented by Johnny Ball Talking to Each Other
The more children talk about what they do the better. Far from being expected to know all the answers, you could have to hold back.
Video editor RICHARD LOUP NOLAN Produced and directed by ROBERT CLAMP (R) (e)


Presented By: Johnny Ball
Editor: Richard Loup Nolan
Directed By: Robert Clamp

: Having a Baby

The Waiting Game
Sue Cook presents the second of a six-part guide to pregnancy, labour; birth and after.
Film editor ANNA JACKSON (R) (e)


Editor: Anna Jackson

: Sign Extra

A chance to see previously broadcast programmes, this time with sign language and subtitles.
In this programme,
The Really Wild Show brings youngsters face to face with a pride of lions, and other wild animals including an egg-eating snake and a timber wolf.
Sign language interpreter JOHN LEE.


Unknown: John Lee.

: Country File

A quarter of Britain's drinking water fails
European nitrate standards. The finger of blame points once more at farmers. But is it really their fault? With privatisation imminent, the Government are keen to clean up their act, but it seems the only solution is a change in the way land is used.
Ian Breach reports.
Also the second part of the Country File series on village life, seen through the eyes of June Rumfitt the postmistress of Downham in Lancashire.
At 12.55pm the weather for the countryside with IAN MCCASKILL.


Unknown: Ian Breach
Unknown: Ian McCaskill.
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

with Moira Stuart followed by On the Record presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole
The Rt Hon Roy Hattersley , MP answers the question
'Is Labour coming round to the idea of electoral reform after all?'
Reporter John Rentoul Producer DAVID JORDAN Studio director


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Reporter: John Rentoul
Producer: David Jordan
Unknown: Victor Mellany
Editor: David Aaronovitch

: EastEnders

by Charlie Humphreys.
"It's Donna, she's acting strange... I'm really worried about her."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Charlie Humphreys

: The Satan Bug

I starring
George Maharis
Richard Basehart Anne Francis
Dana Andrews. Station Three is
America's most secret chemical research installation, and supposedly its most secure. Then a cunning plan results in the theft of the scientists' latest development, bacteriological warfare's ultimate weapon: the Satan Bug - a self-perpetuating, indestructable virus capable of destroying all life on Earth!
Based on the novel by ALISTAIR MACLEAN (writing as IAN STUART ) Produced and directed by JOHN STURGES
● FILMS: page 32


Unknown: George Maharis
Unknown: Richard Basehart
Unknown: Anne Francis
Unknown: Dana Andrews.
Unknown: James Clavell
Unknown: Edward Anhalt
Novel By: Alistair MacLean
Unknown: Ian Stuart
Directed By: John Sturges
Lee Barrett: George Maharis
Dr Hoffman: Richard Basehart
Ann: Anne Francis
General: Dana Andrews
Veretti: Edward Asner
Donald: Frank Sutton
Michaelson: John Larkin
Cavanaugh: Richard Bull
Martin: Martin Blaine
Reagan: John Anderson
Mason: Russ Bender
Tesserly: Simon Oakland
Johnson: Hari Rhodes
Raskin: John Clake

: Cartoon

Big Bad Sinbad

: Head of the Class

starring in Coach Charlie
The Fillmore High School honors team faces defeat in the city academic competition playoffs ...
Coach Charlie to the rescue.
Written by JACK WOHL and PHIL HAHN
Directed by ART DIELHENN


Written By: Jack Wohl
Written By: Phil Hahn
Directed By: Art Dielhenn
Charlie Moore: Howard Hesseman
Dr Samuels: William G. Schilling
Bernadette: Jeannetta Arnette
Darlene: Robin Givens
Maria: Leslie Bega
Arvid: Dan Frischman
Jawaharlal: Jory Husain

: The Clothes Show

The regional auditions for the Models 89 Competition are underway, Jeff Banks reports from Newcastle. Belfast jewellery designer Jenna Shaw shows her award-winning jewellery which uses linen. Caryn Franklin meets the Pasadenas and Lucy Pilkington looks at
Viewfrom, the new venture into sportswear by the team of Brendan Foster and the BBC.
Series producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Jeff Banks
Designer: Jenna Shaw
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Lucy Pilkington
Unknown: Brendan Foster
Producer: Clare Stride
Producer: Roger Casstles

: The Animals Roadshow

with Desmond Morris and Sarah Kennedy
What is a French seahorse doing on Bodmin Moor?
Why does the barn owl fly round in circles? And can
HRH the Prince of Wales save Cornwall's most famous bird? Each week Desmond and Sarah explore the relationship between people and the animals in their lives. Today they travel
Westward Ho! to enjoy the cream of Cornish animals. Sarah has a date with some baby seals who have found the English
Channel a bit too hard to swallow. And in Looe she discovers a common bond between the woolly monkey and the human child.
Meanwhile, Desmond visits the Royal Cornwall Show where 50.000 people have gathered to enjoy the rural air.
Director DAvm WALLACE Producers


Unknown: Desmond Morris
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Susy Dale
Unknown: Alison Forsyth
Director: Davm Wallace
Editor: David Martin

: News

with Moira Stuart : Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Songs of Praise

from Bridgwater.
A third nuclear power station is a real prospect for people in the Bridgwater area, as Pam Rhodes discovers when she meets Janet Freeman, a scientist who works at the existing Hinkley Point stations.
Alan Lowther explains why his biker's leathers carry an unusual message and Bill Holland describes Bridgwater's carnival - the biggest illuminated procession in the world. They join other local residents to sing their songs of praise in the historic parish church of St Mary's.
Praise, my soul, the king of heaven: Come, let us praise the Lord; Teach me, my God and king (Sandys): You shall go out with joy: Day by day (How); The Lord's my shepherd (Crimond): Father God I wonder: Thy hand, O God, has guided (Thornbury) Organist ANDREW Monckley
Conductor REGINALD BROWNING Researcher STEVE BENSON Producer STEPHEN LYNAS Editor STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC Bristol (repeated tomorrow 2pm BBC2)


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Janet Freeman
Unknown: Alan Lowther
Unknown: Bill Holland
Conductor: Reginald Browning
Conductor: Researcher Steve Benson
Unknown: Whittle BBC bns

: May to December

by PAUL A. MENDELSON starring
Anton Rodgers Eve Matheson in Send in the Clowns
Film editor JOHN JARVIS Lighting RON BRiSTOW
Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY
A CINEMA VERITY production for BBCtv


Unknown: Paul A. Mendelson
Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Unknown: Eve Matheson
Editor: John Jarvis
Unknown: Ron Bristow
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Producer: Verity Lambert
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Alec Callender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Angell: Eve Matheson
Miss Flood: Frances White
Debbie: Chrissie Cotterill
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Zoe's mother: Kate Williams
Roy: Paul Raynor
Marjory: Miranda Forbes
Shop assistant: Sean Gilder

: All Creatures Great and Small

Second often episodes based on the books by JAMES HERRIOT Barks and Bites by ALFRED SHAUGHNESSY Starring
Music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON Produced by BILL SELLARS
Directed by PETER MOFFATT (R)


Unknown: James Herriot
Unknown: Alfred Shaughnessy
Composed By: Johnny Pearson
Produced By: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Peter Moffatt
James: Christopher Timothy
Siegfried: Robert Hardy
Tristan: Peter Davison
Helen: Lynda Bellingham
Calum: With John McGlynn
Mrs Greenlaw: Judy Wilson
Jimmy Herriot: Oliver Wilson
Rosie Herriot: Rebecca Smith
Dobbs: Edward Peel
Mr Whithom: Edwin Richfield
Mrs Whithom: Jenny Laird
Mr Hawley: David Miller
Mr Dibble: Ced Beaumont
Mr Casling: Johnny Allen
Mr Binns: John Keech
Mr Pinkerton: Alan Hockey
Mr Crawford: Richard Syms
Ludmilla Pavlechenko: Kay Woodman
Capt Polenov: Michael Poole
Radiogram salesman: Max Mason

: Mastermind

with Magnus Magnusson from the Royal College of Music
David Carroll (electrician) Wars of the Roses Charles Tod
(retired bookseller)
European Torpedo Boats and Destroyers to 1945 Robert Sutherland (systems analyst) Life and Works of F. M. Dostoevsky Sally Branston
(temporary secretary) History of Mexico, 1519-1910
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Director ANDREA CONWAY Producer DAVID MITCHELL BBCElstree


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: David Carroll
Unknown: Charles Tod
Unknown: Robert Sutherland
Unknown: F. M. Dostoevsky
Unknown: Sally Branston
Producer: Mary Craig
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: David Mitchell

: News

with Michael Buerk Weather


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: That's Life!

Presented by Esther Rantzen The series returns with its sparkling summer season of consumer advice, investigations, misprints, mishaps and real-life humour drawn from your letters. With Gavin Campbell , Adrian Mills ,
Grant Baynham and Doc Cox. Director STEPHEN STEWART Producer ESTHER RANTZEN
8 FEATURE: page 114


Presented By: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Grant Baynham
Director: Stephen Stewart
Producer: Esther Rantzen
Editor: Bryher Scudamore
Editor: Shaun Woodward

: Everyman

Promises to Keep
'If a bird can have a nest and a fox can have a den, then why can't the sen of man have a roof over his head?' In 1984, the American government allowed an abandoned building near
Capitol Hill in Washington to be used as a shelter. Despite being nearly derelict, the building soon housed 800 homeless people. But a series of bureaucratic delays prevented the building being restored and led ultimately to an eviction notice. The four-year battle against the Government was to bring the plight of the homeless to national attention.
The campaign was led by Mitch Snyder , a dedicated but awkward figure prepared to risk his life in the struggle. Assistant producer TESSA GOGOL Producer GINNY DURRIN
Everyman editor JANE DRABBLE


Unknown: Mitch Snyder
Producer: Ginny Durrin
Editor: Jane Drabble

: When in Italy

with Mirella d'Angelo Che cos 'e? What is it?
2: Fish, Wine, Chestnuts and Spqrtscars.
Assistant producer DANIELLA DANGOOR
Series producer DAVID CORDINGLEY (e)


Producer: Daniella Dangoor
Producer: David Cordingley

: Network East

: Weather

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