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: Open University

6.45 Pure Maths: Quadric Surfaces
7.10 An Office Career
7.35 Images: Viewing the Invisible
8.00 A Matter of Course
8.25 Evolution: Adaptive Radiation

: Playbus

The Playground Stop Presenter
Dave Benson Phillips Puppeteer JANE EVE
Storyteller Anthony Lapsley Music JONATHAN COHEN Executive producer


Unknown: Dave Benson Phillips
Unknown: Puppeteer Jane
Unknown: Anthony Lapsley
Music: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Cynthia Felgate

: Making Sense

■of It All
In the final programme of this series, Donald Reeves talks about the one certain fact of life, the inevitability of death, which the Old
Testament prophets claimed was true of societies, too.
Such sayings are never easy, but he believes that they
Point to a new way of living and being: 'When all is gathered into God then we shall know something of that Peace, beauty, harmony and union for which we strive and for which religion exists.' Videotape editor TIM NICHOLSON Director RICHARD ALWYN


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

: This Is the Day

Gifts of the Spirit
Norma Cradock is at Rydal Hall, Cumbria, with Peter Morris. He is a member of the community which serves the Diocesan Retreat House and Youth Centre. In this simple service of prayer and reflection, the Rev Peter Walker speaks about the varied gifts which come from God's spirit.
Producer NOEL VINCENT BBC North West


Unknown: Norma Cradock
Unknown: Peter Morris.
Unknown: Peter Walker

: Magnetic Circuits

A look at magnetic circuits and their use in devices such as transformers.

: Seals

Until last year's virus disease the number of grey seals was increasing dramatically.
Should the seal population be managed?


Producer: Stuart Carter

: A Royal Family Album

Presented by Sir Michael Hordern.
This programme opens up the pages of Queen Victoria's private photograph albums and tells the story behind the pictures. It uses the Queen's own words from her diaries and personal letters, with special sequences filmed inside Windsor Castle and Osborne House.
HRH the Duke of York, an enthusiastic photographer himself, talks about the royal photographic collection.
Annette Crosbie is the voice of Queen Victoria.
Written by MICHAEL DEAN Producer ANN PAUL (R)


Presented By: Sir Michael Hordern.
Unknown: Annette Crosbie
Written By: Michael Dean
Producer: Ann Paul

: Sign Extra

A chance to see a previously broadcast programme, this time with sign language and subtitles.
On Saturday 20 May in Tiananmen Square, Peking, thousands of students, teachers and workers were massacred by the Chinese People's Liberation Army. Yet only days before, the square had been the scene of exuberant and peaceful mass demonstrations.
This week, in a specially extended 50-minute programme, there is an opportunity for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers to catch up with the background and repercussions of these events, and to see a first-hand account from the BBC's
Kate Adie of her experiences during the crisis.
Presented by Clive Mason Sign language interpreter BRENDA MACKAY


Unknown: Kate Adie
Presented By: Clive Mason
Unknown: Brenda MacKay
Director: Ursula Skelton

: Country File

The Royal Show
Presented by Anne Brown with Chris Baines.
In the 150th anniversary year of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, Anne Brown looks at this year's
Royal Show from Stoneleigh in Warwickshire.
Chris Baines reports on the outcome of the Country File/ Country Living Business Awards. Also agricultural journalist Bob Davies and Green Party activist
David Icke present two very different portraits of the show.
Plus at 12.55pm the weather for the countryside with BERNARD DAVEY. Producers DICK COLTHURST MIKE DERBY


Presented By: Anne Brown
Unknown: Chris Baines.
Unknown: Anne Brown
Unknown: Bob Davies
Unknown: David Icke
Unknown: Bernard Davey.
Producers: Dick Colthurst
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

with Moira Stuart followed by Bonanza starring and Forever - part 2
Little Joe has found happiness with Alice Harper , a recent arrival in Virginia City. However, in a remote town a situation is developing which will have disastrous consequences ... Written and directed by MICHAEL LANDON (R)


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Little Joe
Unknown: Alice Harper
Unknown: Virginia City.
Directed By: Michael Landon
Ben Cartwright: Lorne Greene
Little Joe: Michael Landon
Jamie: Mitch Vogel
Candy: David Canary
Alice Harper: Bonnie Bedelia
John Harper: Andy Robinson

: EastEnders

by Jane Hollowood and Michael Robartes.
"You needn't worry. That Hazel won't pull the wool over my eyes a second time."
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Jane Hollowood
Writer: Michael Robartes

: Film Matinee: All That Heaven Allows

starring Rock Hudson Jane Wyman.
Passion and prejudice clash in this drama about a wealthy widow who, after years of shunning company, falls in love with a young gardener. Their difference in social status shocks her friends and gossip comes in the way of their love . American small-town attitudes are dissected in Douglas Sirk 's elegant film.
Screenplay by PEG FENWICK Produced by ROSS HUNTER Directed by DOUGLAS SIRK 0 FILMS: page 22


Unknown: Rock Hudson
Unknown: Jane Wyman.
Unknown: Douglas Sirk
Play By: Peg Fenwick
Produced By: Ross Hunter
Directed By: Douglas Sirk
Cary Scott: Jane Wyman
Ron Kirby: Rock Hudson
Sara Warren: Agnes Moorehead
Harvey: Conrad Nagel
Alida: Vlrginia Grey
Kay Scott: Gloria Talbott
Ned: William Reynolds

: Llangollen 89

with Sara Edwards and Brian Kaye.
Some of the best performances from this year's International Music Eisteddfod at Llangollen, now in its 43rd year. (BBC Wales)


Presenter: Sara Edwards
Presenter: Brian Kaye
Engineering Manager: John Eynon
Sound Supervisor: Keith Thomas
Producer: Jonathan Davies
Executive Producer: Huw Brian Williams

: Go for It!

Presented by Gloria Hunniford and Dr Alan Maryon Davis Three young people take up the Go for It! challenge and expose their vices and virtues. Kate Adams is a business studies student who hates food and Lorraine Congreaves is a London bank clerk and badminton fanatic. The trio is made up by successful slimmer
Chris Thierens , now only 'half the man he used to be. Directors ERIC HARWOOD and PHILLIP CASSON
A HAWKSHEAD production in association with PROSPECT PICTURES for BBCtv (e)
* HEALTH: page 94


Presented By: Gloria Hunniford
Presented By: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Unknown: Kate Adams
Unknown: Lorraine Congreaves
Unknown: Chris Thierens
Directors: Eric Harwood
Directors: Phillip Casson
Producer: Frank Hayes

: Our House

and Small Steps
As the children prepare for Hallowe'en, Gus's boasts of the good old days spur David into action, but he has yet to learn the difference between a simple prank and theft. Written by WILLIAM BLINN Directed by RAY AUSTIN


Written By: William Blinn
Directed By: Ray Austin
Gus: Wilford Brimley
Jessie: Deidre Hall
Kris: Shannen Doherty
David: Chad Allen
Molly: Keri Houlihan
Joe Kaplan: Gerald S O'Loughlin

: The Big E

The first of tonight's two programmes.
Transport of Delight?
Presented by Chris Baines. What images come to mind when you think about the car? Speed, sophistication, comfort, glamour and sex appeal? What about pollution, noise, traffic jams and death? As a car driver,
Chris Baines is feeling a little guilty about all the environmental damage he's causing - so he's found out what he can do about it. (e) (Part 2 is at 11.50pm)


Presented By: Chris Baines.
Unknown: Chris Baines

: News

with Martyn Lewis ; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Praise Be!

Thora Hird introduces hymns chosen by viewers which recall 'journeys past'. She talks to the comedian
Charlie Chester about his life as a soldier and entertainer during the last war. She also recalls the First World War through the eyes of Frank Sumpter who travels back to the trenches where he introduces the hymn Abide with Me.
Lead kindly light (Alberta); Spirit of God (Skye boat song); The iifeboat hymn; 0 God our help in ages past
(St Anne); Seek ye first: On a hill far away (The old rugged cross); The King of love (St Columba); Abide with me (Eventide); Be not afraid Assistant producer


Introduces: Thora Hird
Unknown: Charlie Chester
Unknown: Frank Sumpter

: Only Fools and Horses....

by JOHN SULLIVAN starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst with Buster Merryfield The Longest Night
When the Trotters go shopping they have no idea what's in store!
Directed by MANDIE FLETCHER Produced by RAY BUTT (R)


Unknown: John Sullivan
Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Buster Merryfield
Directed By: Mandie Fletcher
Produced By: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Uncle Albert: Buster Merryfield
Tom Clarke: John Bardon
Mr Peterson: Max Harvey
Lennox: Vas Blackwood
Woman in kiosk: Jeanne Mockford
Check-out girl: Catherine Clarke

: Supersense

Super Scents
The world is full of mysterious odours. Salmon smell their way to their spawning grounds, fulmars and petrels use odours to find food, and pigeons use them to navigate. Alarm scents are used by impalas, and skunks use smell to deter predators. Even our own odour may have hidden powers.
Narrator Andrew Sachs
Assistant producer NIGEL MARVEN Written and produced by JOHN DOWNER. BBC Bristol (R)


Producer: Nigel Marven
Produced By: John Downer.

: All Creatures Great and Small

based on the books by JAMES HERRIOT
Choose a Bright Morning by ANTHONY STEVEN starring
James receives a cry for help from the isolated Bramley family.
Music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON Producer BILL SELLARS


Unknown: James Herriot
Unknown: Anthony Steven
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
Deirdre: Andrea Gibb
Sir Robert: Donald Pickering
Kate: Hannah Thomson
Mrs Hird: Pearl Hackney
Ruth Bramley: Olga Graham
Mrs Butterworth: Kay Mellor
Wendy: Sarah Stubbs
Tom Moriner: Harry Drewry

: News

with Martyn Lewis ; Weather


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Chelworth

A drama in eight parts devised by JOHN HAWKESWORTH and BRIAN THOMPSON written by BRIAN THOMPSON starring and featuring with 1: Coming Home
The unexpected death of the 6th Earl of Hincham leaves his younger brother, Michael Anstey , as heir to both his title and his much neglected estate - Chelworth. The expectation of the family is that Michael will rapidly dispose of the latter, but Michael has other ideas.
Film editor PAUL GARRICK
0 FEATURE: page 12


Unknown: John Hawkesworth
Unknown: Brian Thompson
Written By: Brian Thompson
Unknown: Michael Anstey
Music: James Stevens
Editor: Paul Garrick
Unknown: Paul V . Wheeler
Designer: George Kyriakides
Produced By: Jonathan Alwyn
Directed By: Brian Farnham
Michael Anstey: Peter Jeffery
Virginia Anstey: Gemma Jones
Patricia Anstey: Martin Jarvis,
Patricia Anstey: Mark Kingston,
Patricia Anstey: Phyllida Law,
Patricia Anstey: Sebastian Shaw,
Patricia Anstey: James Villiers
Patricia Anstey: Catherine Russell
Keith Shedden: Martin Jarvis
Lord Toller.: Sebastian Shaw
Olivia Esholt: Phyllida Law
Ronnie Esholt: James Vllllers
Cdr Firbank: Mark Kingston
Alan Rawtenstall: Thomas Wheatley
Jim Hodnett: Jon Croft
Daisy Hodnett: Matyelok Gibbs
Harold Murdoch: James Ottaway
Annie Murdoch: Una Brandon-Jones
Rosie: Lucy Sheen
Vicar: Larry Dann
Baines: Nicholas McArdle
Small boy: Robbie Engels
Hotel receptionist: Caryl Casson
Car hire clerk: Jessica Carney
British Consul: Jonathan Izard
German officials: Hugo Bower,
German officials: Frederik de Groot,
German officials: Herman Nicholas

: Heart of the Matter

with Joan Bakewell.
The public are becoming ever more aware of moral issues - the headlines proclaim as much. But where headlines deal in black and white, the issues themselves are rarely so simple, Heart of the Matter seeks out such issues. Film editor MIKE ALOOF
Series producer OLGA EDRIDGE


Unknown: Joan Bakewell.

: Wimbledon 89 - Match of the Day

Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Highlights of this afternoon's Men's Singles final.
Also, Gerald Williams looks back over the past fortnight. Producers NIALL SLOANE VIVIEN KENT


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Unknown: Gerald Williams

: The Big E

The second of tonight's programmes.
On the Road to Nowhere?
Presented by Chris Baines.
'I see a world with two kinds of people: those with cars, stuck in traffic jams, and those without cars, stuck inside their homes.' How can we stop this nightmare vision coming true? Chris Baines catches the Community Bus in Norfolk, strolls carefree around the car-free streets of York, and cycles on a country path through the centre of Bristol, to discover that travelling can be fun. Film editor PETER ESSEX
Graphic designer ROSEMARY TURNER Series producer RON BLOOMFIELD Producer STEPHEN MOSS (e)
0 INFORMATION: for a free copy of environmental action notes send a large 22p sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Chris Baines.
Unknown: Chris Baines
Editor: Peter Essex
Designer: Rosemary Turner
Producer: Ron Bloomfield
Producer: Stephen Moss

: Weather

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