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: Open University

6.45 Engineering Mechanics: Solids and Fluids
7.10 Lavas of Etna
7.35 The Selling of the New Deal
8.00 Physical Chemistry: Ammonia Synthesis
8.25 Mathematical Models and Methods

: Playdays

The Playbus stops today at the Patch Stop at Tebay, Cumbria, where Peggy finds creepy-crawlies and spots lorries. Today's story is Piggo and the Yoghurt Pot, written and told by Pam Ayres. With Vanessa Amberleigh.


Told By: Pam Ayres.
Unknown: Vanessa Amberleigh.

: Making Sense

... of Jesus. How much is really known about Jesus the man?
Donald Reeves , Rector of St James 's, Piccadilly, believes that just as the Gospel writers created images of Jesus which were influenced by their own background, so it is important that people today relate to relevant and meaningful images of Christ: 'Some black Christian communities do not like having to worship a white
Messiah. For them it's a sort of racism. '
Director Richard Atwyn
Producer Helen Alexander (R)


Unknown: Donald Reeves
Unknown: St James
Director: Richard Atwyn
Producer: Helen Alexander

: This Is the Day

Noel Battye visits the Christian Rural Centre in Staffordshire.
Canon Tony Barnard reflects on the theme: Jesus Christ is the same today, yesterday and for ever. Reading: Hebrews 13, vv 7-16. Producer Diane Reid
Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Noel Battye
Producer: Diane Reid
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Bazaar

Janice Long introduces ideas for perking up a clinical-looking kitchen, for making a wooden windowbox, for sorting out the finances involved in going back to work and for a slimming cheesecake.
W FACTSHEET: write to Bazaar 18, BBCtv, London W12 7RJ.


Introduces: Janice Long

: Take Nobody's Word for It

Do-it-yourself science with Carol Vorderman. What's on the far side of a mirror? Step into Professor Ian Fell 's looking-glass world and find out. Plus, how to make your own microscope.
Producer George Auckland (R)
0 BOOK: 'Take Nobody's Word for It Book of Experiments', price £3.95, available from booksellers.
* PAPER ENGINEERING KIT: send a cheque or postal order for £1.21 plus 39p postage, made payable to 'Take Nobody's Word for It', to [address removed]


Unknown: Carol Vorderman.
Unknown: Professor Ian Fell

: Business Matters

Doing Business in Italy. The Italians may have a passion for politics and pasta, but they have also produced a thriving economy. British business was once fearful of Italy's reputation for bureaucracy and chaos, but now they find a market bursting with opportunity. In the last of three special reports, John Humphrys finds out how British companies are making the most of Italy's winning streak.
0 VIDEO: for a training video based on this programme, please telephone BBC Education and Training Sales on [number removed].


Unknown: John Humphrys

: The Big E

Food for Thought. Chris Baines visits an organic farm in Somerset and sees how vegetables can be raised without chemicals in balance with nature.
Producer Ron Bloomfield (R)
0 SUPPORT MATERIALS: for a free copy of environmental action notes, send a large 30p sae to [address removed].


Unknown: Chris Baines

: When in France

Vous parlez francais comment? If it's rusty O-level and you'd like to improve it, this series is for you. 2: Orleans, the town of Jeanne d'Arc, has reason to be less than welcoming to the English. But as Dariane Lorian discovers, at the local pet food factory they're back and they're welcomed as well.
In Paris she does a bit of clothes shopping, finds out about train times and buys a ticket. Producer FrankWsh
0 BOOK: same title, priced £3.50, and cassette, priced £4. 99, available from booksellers.


Unknown: Dariane Lorian

: Sign Extra

Another chance to see an edition of Nature, this time with sign language and subtitles.
Michael Buerk reports on the growing numbers who believe that the world's environmental crisis demands drastic action.
Sign language interpreter: Brenda Mackay.


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Brenda MacKay.

: Country File

A year ago the Government issued the Pearce Report which caught the headlines with its 'polluter pays' principle. The idea was to put a price.on the environment and charge manufacturers and consumers for using it. Now politicians and think-tanks on both the left and the right are proposing the use of 'green taxes' to put the principle into practice. In a special report, Rupert Segar looks at the options with the help of a board game called Dirty Dealing - a game all polluters can play. From cleaning up rivers to reducing the emission of greenhouse gases, 'green taxes' could have a role to play. But with higher prices likely, how much would we be prepared to pay? Plus the weather for the countryside at
12.55pm with Bill Giles.
Introduced by John Craven. Producer Michael Murphy Editor Michael Fitzgerald


Unknown: Rupert Segar
Unknown: Bill Giles.
Introduced By: John Craven.
Producer: Michael Murphy
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Followed by On the Record
The Conservatives need the health service to be in good shape before the next election. But will a combination of controversial reform and tight resources prove disastrous? Jonathan Dimbleby talks to the Secretary of State for
Health, the Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke , MP.
Plus John Cole with his wry look at the past week in politics.


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Talks: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Kenneth Clarke
Unknown: John Cole

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes.
Marriage plans go wrong for Shireen and Sharon, but Nick Cotton's plans look to be on the brink of success.
Wendy Richard's Kind of Day: page 86
(Ceefax Subtitles)

: Ice Station Zebra

Rock Hudson
Ernest Borgnine
Alistair MacLean 's exciting Arctic adventure starts when a secret film capsule from a Russian spacecraft lands near Station Zebra. Isolated in the vast polar icecap, the tiny
British base becomes the unlikely focal point for a sub-zero superpower confrontation.
Director John Sturges
0 FILMS: pages 20-25


Unknown: Rock Hudson
Unknown: Ernest Borgnine
Unknown: Alistair MacLean
Director: John Sturges
Cdr James Ferraday: Rock Hudson
Boris Vaslov: Ernest Borgnine
David Jones: Patrick McGoohan
Capt Leslie Anders: Jim Brown
Lt Russell Walker: Tony Bill
Admiral Garvey: Lloyd Nolan
Col Ostrovsky: Alf Kjellin
Lt Cdr Bob Raeburn: Gerald S O'Loughlin
Lt Jonathan Hansen: Ted Hartley
Lt George Mills: Murray Rose
Paul Zabrinczski: Ron Masak
Lt Edgar Hackett: Sherwood Price
Lt Mitgang: Lee Stanley
DrJack Benning: Joseph Bernard

: The Princess Royal in the Soviet Union

From the treasures of the Kremlin to the wilderness of Siberia, from the foothills of Mongolia to an oasis on the Iranian border, Martyn Lewis reports on the � first official royal tour of the Soviet Union since the Revolution of 1917, a tour which is widely seen as a possible dress rehearsal for the much-heralded visit by the Queen. Producer Neil Everton


Unknown: Martyn Lewis

: Head over Heels

A magazine that looks at a man's world from a woman's perspective. Cherie Lunghi , star of Channel 4's football drama series The
Manageress, flies to Italy for the World Cup to give you a bird's-eye view of the game of football.
Baroness Thyssen, blues singer Bertice Reading and television hostess Cleo Rocos meet up at a dinner party for some after-dark conversation about what makes a man sexy.
Plus the new regime at Holloway Prison. With Lucy Pilkington and Susan Rae.
Director Joanne Reay Producer Jane Lush


Unknown: Cherie Lunghi
Unknown: Cleo Rocos
Unknown: Lucy Pilkington
Unknown: Susan Rae.
Director: Joanne Reay
Producer: Jane Lush

: News

Moira Stuart presents the day's top stories and pictures, with reports from BBC correspondents at home and abroad.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Praise Be!

Thora Hird takes a time-trip through the year with hymns from last summer on the Isle of Wight,
Christmas in Warwick Castle and Easter in Coventry. She also visits 'Spring Harvest', Europe's largest Christian holiday and teaching event, to ask Graham Kendrick why his contemporary hymns are becoming so popular.
Hymns: We Have a Gospel (Fulda); 0 Come, 0 Come, Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel ); Tell Out, My Soul (Woodlands); 0 Little Town of Bethlehem; The Old Rugged Cross;
Make Way, Make Way; Shine, Jesus, Shine; When I Survey the Wondrous Cross; Hallelujah Chorus (Handel). Producer Stephen Lynas


Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Graham Kendrick
Unknown: Veni Emmanuel
Producer: Stephen Lynas

: Mastermind

The last semi-final is for the four highest-scoring losers. Tonight's contenders:
Stephen Burgess (leading steward. Royal Navy) on the history of the Royal Navy, 1756-1815;
Mary Rattle (housewife) on the life and works of Beethoven;
Frank Rogers (teacher) on 15thand 16th-century voyages of discovery;
David Edwards (teacher) on the life and work of Benjamin Thompson , Count Rumford.
With Magnus Magnusson from the University of Essex, Colchester. Director Andrea Conway Producer Peter Massey


Unknown: Stephen Burgess
Unknown: Mary Rattle
Unknown: Frank Rogers
Unknown: David Edwards
Unknown: Benjamin Thompson
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Peter Massey

: World Cup Grandstand

Brazil v Sweden (Group C) live from Turin.
Everybody who loves soccer has a special affection for Brazilian football. Three times winners of the World Cup, Brazil will once again be among the favourites to win the competition. It was in their opponent's country, Sweden, that they first won the Cup, back in 1958. The match will also be of special significance to fellow Group C members, Scotland. Barry Davies and Bobby Charlton provide the commentary, Bob Wilson and Kenny Dalglish the opinion. The programme also contains action from tonight's Group D match between West Germany and Yugoslavia and this afternoon's
Group A match between the USA and Czechoslovakia.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
0 COVER STORY: page 5


Unknown: Scotland. Barry Davies
Unknown: Bobby Charlton
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Kenny Dalglish
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: That's Life!

Real-life humour, mishaps, special investigations and consumer stories drawn from letters sent to
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
Unknown: Doc Cox.
Editor: Shaun Woodward

: Everyman

/ Never Wanted to Divorce My
Children. 'I will love Joanne until the day I die, whether I see her or not. I'll still be her father. Nothing can take that away.' Within two years of parents divorcing, about half the fathers involved lose contact with their children. Everyman provides a personal insight into that frightening statistic through the eyes of five men who have struggled with different experiences of keeping, or losing, the link with their children. Series editor Jane Drabble (R)


Editor: Jane Drabble

: You and 92

Ten programmes about how the European Single Market might directly affect you.
2: You and Your Rights
With reports from other Common Market countries, experts in the studio and specially commissioned Gallup polls, this programme, presented by Dick Taverne and Alan Watson , asks how the Single Market will affect your democratic rights.
Producer Laurence Vulliamy
Series editor Christopher Capron A Capron production for BBCtv


Presented By: Dick Taverne
Presented By: Alan Watson
Producer: Laurence Vulliamy
Editor: Christopher Capron

: Mahabharat

A 91-part dramatisation of India's greatest epic poem.
9: King Pandu kills a sage while out hunting.
(In Hindi with English subtitles. Shown yesterday at 2.45pm on BBC2)

: Weather

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