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: Open University

6.45 Behind the Seat
7.10 Nuclear Weapons:
Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
7.35 A Question of Fuel Supply
8.00 Chemistry: Why Build Models?
8.25 Newton's Law of Motion

: Playdays

The Why Bird Stop where Why is having trouble waking up this morning.
Fiona Beynon Brown. (R)


Unknown: Fiona Beynon Brown.
Driver: Simon Davies

: Morning Worship

"Let God be God"
"The biggest challenge to faith today comes not from atheists denying God, but from believers diminishing Him," says the Rev Dr Colin Morris , who today preaches the first of six sermons in the campus chapel at the University of Sussex. Joining the students for this series of worship programmes for Lent are members of the local churches. The series is introduced by Pauline Webb and the worship is led by the Rev Gavin Ashenden , the chaplain to the university. 1: The Mystery of God Producer CHRIS LOUGHUN Editor HELEN ALEXANDER


Unknown: Dr Colin Morris
Introduced By: Pauline Webb
Unknown: Gavin Ashenden
Producer: Chris Loughun
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Bazaar

This week: haute cuisine for babies; pepping up a dreary dining room; make-up secrets; and car maintenance.
With Janice Long. Director ANNE O'DWYER


Unknown: Janice Long.
Director: Anne O'Dwyer

: Buongiorno Italia!

18: Com'era una volta?
With Lilly Lembo Lambert and Enrico Verdecchia.
Film cameraman REMI ADEFARASIN
● SUPPORT MATERIALS: a book, £6.95, three cassettes, £5.99 each, and a language pack, £25.00, are available from booksellers.


Unknown: Enrico Verdecchia.

: Europeans

Rich and Poor
Chantal Cuer presents two films which emphasise the stark contrast between rich and poor in France.
The first portrays the glamorous lifestyle of the BCBG - bon-chic-bon-genre
- France's answer to Sloane
Rangers, following them to their balls and favourite holiday resorts. Life is very different for the homeless of Paris. Today's second film paints a shocking picture of the people for whom life is a constant struggle.
Assistant producer SARA GREEN Series producer FIONA PITCHER
0 TRANSCRIPTS: of the French, German and Italian language material available. Send a f2.00 cheque (payable to BBC Education) and a large 34p sae to: [address removed]. Indicate which language you require

: You in Mind

Being Assertive
This week: how to express what you feel without getting angry or being a doormat. Producer PETER RAMSDEN
Series producer SUZANNE DAVIES (R)


Producer: Peter Ramsden
Producer: Suzanne Davies

: Step Up to Wordpower

Twenty programmes to help you read, write and communicate more effectively.
Presented by Chris Serle. 12: Interview Success Making the most of an interview means research, preparation, rehearsal, being positive, good body language and friendly persuasion. Studio director JOHN M.A. LANE Producer RON BLOOMFIELD
0 HELPLINE: phone [number removed], calls are free.
* BOOK: 'Step Up to Wordpower", f3.99, available from booksellers.


Presented By: Chris Serle.
Director: John M.A. Lane
Producer: Ron Bloomfield

: You Are What You Eat

A guide to healthy eating presented by Liza Goddard. 1: Food for Life
What's so bad about traditional British eating, and what are the first steps we can take towards a fitter future?


Presented By: Liza Goddard.
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Anna Jackson
Unknown: Sally Kirkwood

: See Hear!

A magazine programme with sign language and subtitles. Presented by Clive Mason and Maureen Denmark and interpreted by John Lee and Brenda Mackay.
Produced by EDDIE MONTAGUE Series producer IAN WOOLF


Presented By: Clive Mason
Presented By: Maureen Denmark
Unknown: John Lee
Unknown: Brenda MacKay.
Produced By: Eddie Montague
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Country File

Anne Brown investigates the Milk Marketing Board's monopoly and the possibility of a free market.
Introduced by John Craven. Plus the weather for the countryside at 12.55pm with John Kettley. Producer MIKE DERBY


Unknown: Anne Brown
Introduced By: John Craven.
Unknown: John Kettley.
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Moira Stuart followed by On the Record
Labour's Test
Labour has been harshly critical of the Government's education record. But could the Labour Party do any better? Shadow Education
Secretary Jack Straw reveals whether Labour passed the education test.
Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby. With John Cole.
Producer MARK DOWD


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Jack Straw
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: John Cole.
Editor: David Aaronovrrch

: EastEnders

by Tony Grounds and Juliet Ace.
Can Rod tell Dot about his big decision? Will Paul help Frank find Diane? The Mitchells stir up trouble, and Cindy plans a surprise for Ian.
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Tony Grounds
Writer: Juliet Ace
Kathy: Gillian Taylforth
Shirley: Sarah Swingler
Pat: Pam St Clement
Frank: Mike Reid
Girl vagrant: Bonnie Sullivan
Ian: Adam Woodyatt
Cindy: Michelle Collins
Michelle: Susan Tully
Danny: Saul Jephcott
Mandy: Charon Bourke
Pauline: Wendy Richard
Arthur: Bill Treacher
Pete: Peter Dean
Barbara: Alannah O'Sullivan
Dot Cotton: June Brown
Mo: Edna Dore
Trevor: Phil McDermott
Paul: Mark Thrippleton
Rod: Christopher McHallem
Vince: Hepburn Graham
Hazel: Virginia Nol
Spyder: Russell Gold
Wicksy: Nick Berry
Sharon: Letitia Dean
Phil: Steve McFadden
Grant: Ross Kemp
Julie: Louise Plowright
Janine: Rebecca Michael
Ricky: Sid Owen
Carol: Briony McRoberts
Laurie: Gary Powell
Mr Mellison: Alastair Cameron

: Film Matinee: Casino Royale

Starring David Niven and Peter Sellers.
In this extravagant!y madcap spy spoof, the world is under threat, and only one man can save it - former British agent 007. So Bond, now Sir James and happily retired, must again attempt to smash
SMERSH - braving danger, death ... and the girls of the Mata Hari School of Dancing.
George Raft HIMSELF
Suggested by the IAN FLEMING novel Directed by JOHN HUSTON KEN HUGHES. VAL GUEST
0 FILMS: pages 19-21


Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Peter Sellers.
Directed By: John Huston
Directed By: Ken Hughes.
Unknown: Robert Parrish
Unknown: Joe McGrath
Sir James Bond: David Niven
Evelyn Tremble: Peter Sellers
Jimmy Bond: Woody Allen
Vesper: Ursula Andress
Le Grand: Charles Boyer
Ransome: William Holden
'M': John Huston
Agent Mimi: Deborah Kerr
Detainer: Dalian Lavi
Mata Bond: Joanna Pettet
Le Chiffre: Orson Welles
Smernov: Kurt Kaszner
Cooper: Terence Cooper
Moneypenny: Barbara Bouchet
French legionnaire: Jean-Paul Belmondo
Buttercup: Angela Scoular
Miss Goodthighs: Jacqueline Bisset
Meg: Alexandra Bastedo
Piper: Peter Otoole
Driver: Stirling Moss

: The Clothes Show

Andy Crane shows how to impress the bank manager with the final of the Lloyds Bank Fashion Challenge.
From Wales, there are shoes by Al's Feet; and at the Imperial War Museum, war paint. Plus plans to make the dream wedding come true. Get smart with Selina Scott
Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Raj Dhanda.
Executive producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Raj Dhanda.

: Antiques Roadshow

An elephant-shaped money box, a bear holding an umbrella stand, three dragons chasing pearls round a large cloisonne vase, and a surprisingly valuable owl called Ozzie give a naturalistic flavour to this edition from the Demgate Centre, Northampton.
Introduced by Hugh Scully. Director DIANE REID
W ANTIQUES: page 88


Introduced By: Hugh Scully.
Director: Diane Reid
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: It Doesn't Have to Hurt!

June Whitfield discovers easy ways to work out at work to prevent ourselves becoming part of the working weak in a world where 'higher-tech' means lower physical effort. With Professor Jerry Morris and Dr Stuart Biddle. Producers PETER RAMSDEN and ALAN RUSSELL
0 BOOKLET: send an A5 sae with 24p stamp to: [address removed]
W HEALTH: page 83


Unknown: Professor Jerry Morris
Unknown: Dr Stuart Biddle.
Producers: Peter Ramsden
Producers: Alan Russell

: News

With Moira Stuart ; Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Songs of Praise

Roger Royle visits the Welsh border town of Abergavenny which is celebrating its 900th anniversary. Ian Coulton explains why he is a man of two uniforms and local artist Adrian Andrews demonstrates his work.
Father God I Wonder; The Servant King; Speak. 0 Speak Thou Lovely Jesus (Blaen-wern); In Heavenly
Love Abiding (Penlan); Jesus Is Lord; Jesus, Lover of My Soul
(Aberystwyth); 0 Boundless Salvation; All Saints of Wales (Hyfrydol).


Unknown: Roger Royle
Unknown: Ian Coulton
Artist: Adrian Andrews
Producer: Dafydd Owen
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Don't Wait Up

By George Layton.
Starring Tony Britton and Nigel Havers.
Both Toby and Tom have good reason to keep in with an eminent Peer of the Realm but nobody could foresee the disastrous outcome.
Producer and directer HAROLD SNOAD


Unknown: George Layton.
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Nigel Havers.
DrToby Latimer: Tony Brnton
Dr Tom Latimer: Nigel Havers
Angela Latimer: Dinah Sheridan
Dr Charles Cartwright: Simon Williams
Felicity Spicer-Gibbs: Jane Booker
Madeline Latimer: Susan Skipper
Gordon Addison: Jeremy Stnden
Lord Plimpton: Graham Crowden
Lady Plimpton: Mary Llewelwin
Maggie: Jeanne Mockford
Art tutor: Bernard Latham
Jackie CARLA: De Wansey

: Bergerac

Starring John Nettles All the Sad Songs by Rod Beacham.
After a chance meeting at the races Bergerac becomes involved in the dubious world of the cabaret circuit.
Script editor DAVID CRANE Film editor PAUL GARRICK
Photography DAVID WHITSON Directed by TIM FYWELL


Songs By: Rod Beacham.
Music By: Ray Russell
Directed By: Tim Fywell
Produced By: George Gallaccio
Det Sgt Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Willy Pettit: John Telfer
Ben Lomas: David Kershaw
Tony Hubbard: Gary Bond
Suzy Birchet: Julia Ford
Aziz: Dinesh Shukla
Eddy Neptune: Peter Attard
Nicholas Wolfe: James Booth
Dawn Wolfe: Diane Langton
Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Danielle Aubry: Therese Liotard
Joey: James Hayes
Howard: Rod Culbertson
Harris: Peter Martin
Bobby Bush: Bobby Bragg
Doctor: Jeff Nuttall

: Mastermind

The Metropolitan Police
Cadet school at Hendon is again the venue where four contenders take their chance in the quest for the title 'Mastermind 1990'.
Kate Taylor
(freelance writer)
The life and Swallows and Amazons books of Arthur Ransome ;
David Coombs
(chartered accountant) The geography of Continental USA; Robert Fromow
(guide lecturer)
The life and works of Thomas Gainsborough ; Brian Bibby
(civil servant)
The life and operas of Verdi. With Magnus Magnusson. Director ANDREA CONWAY Producer PETER MASSEY BBC Elstree


Unknown: Kate Taylor
Unknown: Arthur Ransome
Unknown: David Coombs
Unknown: Robert Fromow
Unknown: Thomas Gainsborough
Unknown: Brian Bibby
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson.
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Peter Massey

: That's Life!

Real-life humour, mishaps, special investigations and consumer stories drawn from the 10.000 letters you send That's Life! every week.
With Esther Rantzen , Gavin Campbell , Adrian Mills , Howard Leader , Simon Fanshawe and Doc Cox. Editor SHAUN WOODWARD


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Howard Leader
Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Editor: Shaun Woodward
Editor: Bryher Scudamore

: News

Michael Buerk presents the latest news and pictures from Britain and around the world.


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Heart of the Matter

Skeletons in the Cupboard How would you like your ancestors' remains to be locked up in somebody else's cupboard and labelled 'scientific specimens'?
In this case the cupboards are in Britain's museums and universities who are reluctant to release their contents in case they are lost for ever, buried on the other side of the world. The scientific specimens are the ancestral remains of Australian
Aborigines; their descendants believe that until thebones are returned to them and buried neither they, nor the living spirits of their ancestors, can rest in peace.
In the first of a new series, Heart of the Matter looks at the Aboriginal claims to the skeletons in the museum cupboards.
With Joan Bakewell. Director RIZU HAMID
Series producer OLGA EDRIDGE


Unknown: Joan Bakewell.
Producer: Olga Edridge

: Dear John: USA

Starring Judd Hirsch. Bound for
Gloria Kirk decides to give lonely widow Gloria a 'pep talk' and is amazed at the results.
Based on the BBC series by JOHN SULLIVAN


Unknown: Judd Hirsch.
Unknown: Gloria Kirk
Unknown: John Sullivan
John Lacey: Judd Hirsch
Louise: Jane Carr
Kirk: Jere Burns
Kate: Isabella Hofmann
Gloria: Joanne Gibson

: Clean Slate

Why are more and more
German university students coming to Britain to take degrees?
Second Chance: Bellie Pass is
87, and is the oldest woman in Britain to pass a GCSE. With Jackie Spreckley and Jill Cochrane.
0 FACTSHEET: send an A4 sae with second-class stamp to: [address removed].


Unknown: Jackie Spreckley
Unknown: Jill Cochrane.

: Shrikant

: Weather

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