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: Open University

6.45 Pure Maths: Dodecahedral Group
7.10 Calculus: Behaviour of Functions
7.35 Suite Dreams
8.00 The Structure of Solids
8.25 Religion: Sikhs in Britain

: Playbus

stops today at The Patch Stop at Little Baddow, Essex Patch's friend is
Vanessa Amberleigh
Storyteller BRIAN CANT Music JONATHAN COHEN (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Vanessa Amberleigh
Unknown: Storyteller Brian
Music: Jonathan Cohen

: Making Sense

...of Salvation
Donald Reeves believes that salvation is in danger of becoming a neatly-packaged, fast-talking, multi-million-dollar business. He argues that salvation has to do, not with success, but with a world full of injustice and pain.
Videotape editor TIM NICHOLSON Director RICHARD ALWYN
Producer HELEN ALEXANDER

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Reeves
Editor: Tim Nicholson
Director: Richard Alwyn
Producer: Helen Alexander

: This Is the Day

Noel Battye joins Helen Hoyle at her home near Portsmouth Cathedral for a time of prayer and reflection. As Christians from all over the south of England gather for a weekend of worship, teaching and discussion, Bishop Roy Williamson examines what is meant by true worship.

Prayer requests: can be sent to the programme by ringing [number removed] on Sundays, or by writing to This Is the Day, [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Noel Battye
Unknown: Helen Hoyle
Unknown: Bishop Roy Williamson
Director: Steve Benson
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: Handmade

Last of the series presented by Sue Robinson. Lucy Goffin talks about the inspiration for her embroidery. A film report looks at the work of Echo City, a group of musicians who make their instruments from unlikely materials. In the studio Rachel Williams and Mary Stapleton , continuing their projects in stained glass and fabric collage, are joined by Chloe Papageorghiou , who is giving a new lease of life to the disappearing craft of Cyprus lace.
Producer MARY SPRENT
Series producer DICK FOSTER (R) (e)

Contributors

Presented By: Sue Robinson.
Talks: Lucy Goffin
Talks: Mary Stapleton
Unknown: Chloe Papageorghiou

: The Great British Birdwatch

Live from Minsmere, Suffolk. To mark the RSPB centenary, this special edition of Birdwatch links some of the best birdwatching sites in Britain.
In this first programme Alan Titchmarsh and Tony Soper survey the scene at Minsmere. Will today's count of avocet chicks beat last year's record?
Nick Davies seeks out the rare roseate tern on Anglesey, and Chris Packham clings to a Scottish cliff for a spectacular view of the seabird city of Fowlsheugh.
('The Great British Birdwatch' continues at 1.55pm)
Earthwatch page 79

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Nick Davies
Unknown: Chris Packham

: When in Italy

Last in a series in five parts Medieval Cities, Crossbows and the Pregnant Madonna Assistant producer DANIELLA DANGOOR
Series producer DAVID CORDINGLEY (e)

Contributors

Producer: Daniella Dangoor
Producer: David Cordingley

: The Parent Programme

Coping with a Cot Death
To coincide with the start of National Cot Death Week tomorrow, another chance to hear Clare and Desi Loughrey talk about the sudden death of their baby seven years ago. (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Desi Loughrey

: Who Cares?

A series of six programmes presented by Jonathan Miller Carers tell their stories Producer MARY SPRENT
Series producer TONY MATTHEWS (e)
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Contributors

Presented By: Jonathan Miller
Producer: Tony Matthews

: See Hear!

Weekly magazine programme for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Introduced by Clive Mason and Maureen Denmark.

Contributors

Introduced By: Clive Mason
Introduced By: Maureen Denmark.

: Country File

What it's really like to live in a remote country village. This is the story of how families who have lived and worked for generations in the Cumbrian village of Gamblesby get on with the new breed of 'incomers'.
This is the first of a number of visits Country File cameras will be making in the course of a year in the life of this northern community.
Plus at 12.55pm the weather for the countryside With IAN MCCASKILL. Producer KEN STEPHINSON
Editor MICHAEL FITZGERALD
A FALKMAN TELEVISION production for BBCtv

Contributors

Unknown: Ian McCaskill.
Producer: Ken Stephinson
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

with Moira Stuart followed by Bonanza
Lome Green as Ben Michael Landon as Little Joe Mitch Vogel as Jamie Tim Matheson as Griff
The Initiation
Writer DOUGLAS DAY STEWART Director ALF KJELLIN (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Lome Green
Unknown: Ben Michael Landon
Unknown: Little Joe
Unknown: Mitch Vogel
Unknown: Jamie Tim Matheson

: The Great British Birdwatch

Live from Minsmere, Suffolk. With the help of electronic cameras Alan Titchmarsh and Tony Soper check out the birds and locations up and down the country to be seen at leisure later this afternoon.
('The Great British Birdwatch' continues at 5.15pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Tony Soper

: EastEnders

by Bill Lyons and Rob Gittins.
"Who do you think you are, son? Red Adair?"
(Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Writer: Bill Lyons
Writer: Rob Gittins

: Film Matinee: The World in His Arms

starring Gregory Peck
Ann Blyth
Anthony Quinn.
1850s San Francisco is an attractive haven for men like Captain Jonathan Clark , a daring seafarer well-used to playing cat-and-mouse with the Russians around Alaska. Also in the city, with her own reasons for avoiding
Russians, is the glamorous
Countess Marina Selanova. ...
Screenplay by BORDEN CHASE based on the novel by REX BEACH Produced by AARON ROSENBERG Directed by RAOL'L WALSH
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Contributors

Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Ann Blyth
Unknown: Anthony Quinn.
Unknown: Jonathan Clark
Unknown: Countess Marina Selanova.
Play By: Borden Chase
Novel By: Rex Beach
Produced By: Aaron Rosenberg
Clark: Gregory Peck
Countess: Ann Blyth
Portugee: Anthony Quinn
Deacon: John McIntire
Mamie: Andrea King
Prince Semyon: Carl Esmond
Mme Selanova: Eugenie Leontovich
Eustace: Hans Conreid

: The Animals Roadshow

with Desmond Morris and Sarah Kennedy
Can you guess the riddle of the sphynx cat? Why is Bill Oddie so twitchy about meeting birds?
Today, in the last of the present series, Desmond and Sarah visit the Cotswolds where Jilly Cooper explains to Sarah why mongrels are superior to pedigree dogs,
Pam Ayres tells a cautionary tale, Desmond encounters a fearsome cat from the Kalahari desert, and Pippin the superdog slides in to demonstrate how you too can train the family pet to put money in the piggy bank. Research JOANNA SARSBY Director DAVID WALLACE Producers
LAN CHRISTIE, POLLY PHILLIPS Editor DAVID MARTIN BBC Scotland
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Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Morris
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Jilly Cooper
Unknown: Pam Ayres
Unknown: Joanna Sarsby
Director: David Wallace
Unknown: Polly Phillips

: The Great British Birdwatch

Live from Minsmere, Suffolk. Throughout the British Isles, Birdwatch presenters and cameras stand by to beam live reports to
Alan Titchmarsh and Tony Soper. In the world of birds little is certain but, if all goes to plan, the first live pictures should be seen of golden eagles, red kites and marsh harriers at their nests.
In Scotland, Chris Packham scales the seabird cliffs of Fowlsheugh, on Anglesey Nick Davies sorts out the terns and in central London a kestrel selects a most unusual nest site.
Outside broadcast director ROY CHAPMAN
Technical coordinator GEOFF STAFFORD
Assistant producers
ROBIN PRYTHERCH. SARA FORD
BERNARD WALTON. HILARY JEFFKINS Producer ROBIN HELLIER BBC Bristol
(Highlights of 'The Great British Birdwatch' tomorrow at 7.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Tony Soper.
Unknown: Chris Packham
Director: Roy Chapman
Unknown: Geoff Stafford
Unknown: Robin Prytherch.
Unknown: Sara Ford
Unknown: Bernard Walton.
Producer: Robin Hellier

: It's My City Preview

Launched by HRH The Prince of Wales last November, the It's My City competition has received nearly 1,000 applications.
David Dimbleby , who presents the awards ceremony next Sunday, previews six unusual film portraits of individual cities beginning tonight at 10.00pm on BBCl. Producer CHRISTOPHER SALT

Contributors

Unknown: David Dimbleby

: News

with Moira Stuart ; Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Val Doonican's Homeward Bound

with James Galway and Mary Black
Virtuoso flautist
James Galway takes Val to scenes of his childhood at the Giant's Causeway and Derry, where he asks that the fighting should stop so that a better world can be built for the children.
This is a hope that is shared by Mary Black , a mother of three, and one of Ireland's leading female vocalists. She tells of her life on Rathlin
Island, off the northeasterly tip of Ireland.
Musical director LAURIE HOLLOWAY Photography BRIAN LITHER and JIM CREAGH
Researcher JUDITH PEERS Producer SIMON HAMMOND
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Contributors

Unknown: James Galway
Unknown: James Galway
Unknown: Mary Black
Director: Laurie Holloway
Director: Photography Brian Lither
Unknown: Judith Peers
Producer: Simon Hammond

: Three Up, Two Down

by RICHARD OMMANNEY
Nanny Parker 's invitation to lunch in Cheltenham includes Sam. The visit goes very well - but not the journey back to London.
Make-up designer
SALLY BOUNDEN-WARREN
Film cameraman BARRY MCCANN Sound recordist BARRIE THARBY Designer MARY GREAVES Produced and directed by JOHN B. HOBBS
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Contributors

Unknown: Richard Ommanney
Unknown: Nanny Parker
Unknown: Sally Bounden-Warren
Unknown: Barry McCann
Unknown: Barrie Tharby
Designer: Mary Greaves
Directed By: John B. Hobbs
Daphne: Angela Thorne
Sam: Michael Elphick
Angie: Lysette Anthony
Nick: Ray Burdis
Baby Joe: Shaun Andrew Birrell
Wilf: John Grillo
Nanny Parker: Dulcie Gray
Billy Finn: Richard Steele
George: Timothy Bentinck
Delivery man: Nick Mercer
Giscard: Les Clack
Maitre d': Brian Quinlan

: Supersense

This award-winning series explores the extraordinary world of animal senses. Sixth Sense
Discovering senses as remarkable as any human sixth sense, Supersense discovers a mammal that senses body electricity, and a fish that creates a forcefield. It finds animal meteorologists, animals that predict earthquakes, and even animals sensitive to the slightest breeze or movement of water.
Narrator Andrew Sachs Film editor PETER BROWNLEE Written and produced by JOHN DOWNER BBC Bristol (R)
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Contributors

Editor: Peter Brownlee
Produced By: John Downer

: All Creatures Great and Small

based on the books by JAMES HERRIOT
Against the Odds by JOHNNY BYRNE starring with James tries to save a litter of dying piglets.
Music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON
Producer BILL SELLARS
Director ROBERT TRONSON (R)
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Contributors

Unknown: James Herriot
Unknown: Johnny Byrne
Composed By: Johnny Pearson
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Robert Tronson
James: Christopher Timothy
Siegfried: Robert Hardy
Tristan: Peter Davison
Helen: Lynda Bellingham
Calum: John McGlynn
Mrs Pumphrey: Margaretta Scott
Tom Maxwell: Peter Ivatts
Tess Maxwell: Alex Wilson
Verity: Claire Williamson
Geoffrey: Terry Taplin
Hodgekin: Teddy Turner
Edna: Anthea Holloway
Clayton: Peter Wallis
Downs: Glenn Cunningham
Prudence: Sarah Morris

: News

with Michael Buerk Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk

: That's Life!

Presented by Esther Rantzen with Adrian Mills Grant Baynham Gavin Campbell and Doc Cox.
Director STEPHEN STEWART Producer ESTHER RANTZEN
Deputy editor BRYHER SCUDAMORE Editor SHAUN WOODWARD

Contributors

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

: It's My City!

First of seven daily programmes
Today presented by Kate Adie -
Sunderland Kings of the River!
Kate Adie , news reporter extraordinaire pays a visit to her birthplace - Sunderland. Despite the effects of the recession and unemployment the spirit of Sunderland. people shone through all their entries to the It's My City! competition. Research JOHN PIPER
Film editor CHRISTINE ROYLE Director LIZ MOLYNEU

Contributors

Presented By: Kate Adie
Unknown: Kate Adie
Editor: Christine Royle
Director: Liz Molyneu

: Heart of the Matter

with Joan Bakewell
A family, whose 5-year-old daughter is dying of leukaemia, faces a harsh decision: should they sue the nuclear plant on which their livelihood depends?
Joan Bakewell talks to the family about their dilemma. How does the community weigh the value of the industry against their fears for their children's health?
Series reporter Olga Edridge Producer CANDIDA PRYCE JONES

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Talks: Joan Bakewell
Reporter: Olga Edridge
Producer: Candida Pryce

: Euro Elections 89

with David Dimbleby
The European elections pose the biggest electoral test for Mrs Thatcher 's government and the opposition parties between now and the next General Election. The
Euro-elections have also highlighted many of the key issues that have dominated the political agenda this year. David Dimbleby presents live coverage of the results at home and abroad, plus instant reaction from leading politicians, and the BBC's Political Editor John Cole.
Peter Snow provides in-depth analysis of the results. Plus live reports from
Brussels, Paris and Bonn. Producers
PETER HILL. ANDREW THOMPSON Studio director DAVID COLEMAN Deputy editor ALEX GERLIS Editor JAMES HOGAN

Contributors

Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Unknown: David Dimbleby
Editor: John Cole.
Unknown: Peter Hill.
Unknown: Andrew Thompson
Director: David Coleman
Editor: Alex Gerlis
Editor: James Hogan

: Weather









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