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: Open University

6.45 Engineering Mechanics: Solids
7.10 Geochemical Mapping
7.35 Themes in British and American History: Industrial Strife
8.00 Physical Chemistry: Cars and Corrosion
8.25 Maths: Motion in a Circle

: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Why Bird Stop. With Simon Davies. (R)


Unknown: Simon Davies.

: Umbrella

What can you give to help the hungry? With Mark Chatterton , Kinny Gardner and Bhasker. Director Celia Bonner Producer Judy Merry


Unknown: Mark Chatterton
Unknown: Kinny Gardner
Director: Celia Bonner
Producer: Judy Merry

: This Is the Day

That They May All Be One. Graham Young joins Richard Butt , a Roman Catholic, and his wife Elizabeth, a Methodist, at their home in Birch, near Colchester. Mary Bard, a Roman Catholic married to an Anglican priest, shares her vision of Christians coming together. Director Norman Winter Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Richard Butt
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon

Starring Burl Ives Troy Donahue
Phineas T Barnum , the great
American showman, decides to construct a rocket ship.
Director Don Sharp
0 FILMS: pages 25-29


Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Troy Donahue
Unknown: Phineas T Barnum
Director: Don Sharp
Barnum: Burl Ives
Gaylord Sullivan: Troy Donahue
Professor Von Bulow: Gert Frobe
Captain Smythe: Terry-Thomas
Angelica: Hermione Gingold
Sir Charles Dillworthy: Lionel Jeffries
General Tom Thumb: Jimmy Clitheroe

: Bunyip

Cartoon fun from Australia.

: Sign Extra

Another chance to see the Tomorrow's World report from the Channel tunnel site. With sign language and subtitles. Producer Martin Mortimore Editor Richard Reisz


Producer: Martin Mortimore
Editor: Richard Reisz

: Country File

John Craven investigates the future of our water supply. What are those people whose job it is to supply water doing to improve the service? Including at 12.55pm the weather for the week ahead with Suzanne Charlton. Producer Philip Franklin Editor Michael Fitzgerald


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton.
Producer: Philip Franklin
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Moira Stuart
Followed by Speaking Volumes
The books, the life and the legacy of master crime writer Agatha Christie come under expert investigation as P D James and her guests, fellow crime authors H R F Keating, Jessica Mann , Janet Morgan and Linda Semple , celebrate the centenary of the queen of crime. And a special film looks at the mysterious affair of one of Christie's most enduring characters, Hercule Poirot. Director Hilary Boulding Producer John Archer


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: Jessica Mann
Unknown: Janet Morgan
Unknown: Linda Semple
Unknown: Hercule Poirot.
Director: Hilary Boulding
Producer: John Archer

: The Pink Panther Show

Cartoon fun with the panther who's permanently in the pink. (R)

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes.
There's trouble for Ricky when Phil goes looking for his kid sister and finds her at the Butchers'. The mystery surrounding Mark Fowler takes a surprising turn, and Pauline sends Michelle off on a desperate search.


Unknown: Mark Fowler

: Heartsounds

First showing on network television. Starring
Mary Tyler Moore James Garner
The powerful true story of one couple's heartaches following the husband's major coronary attack. For Hal and Martha Lear it is a testing and frustrating time - but love and a zest for life keep them going in the face of terrible odds.
Director Glenn Jordan
0 FILMS: pages 25-29


Unknown: Mary Tyler Moore
Unknown: James Garner
Unknown: Martha Lear
Director: Glenn Jordan
Martha Lear: Mary Tyler Moore
Hal Lear: James Garner
Moe Silverman: Sam Wanamaker
Judy: Wendy Crewson
Barney Knapp: David Gardner
Michael: Carl Marotte

: Daffy Duck

Crazy cartoon capers with the cantankerous duck. (R)

: The Great Picture Chase

Patrick Barlow , actor, writer and director of the National Theatre of Brent, wants a painting that tells a story, has a spiritual quality,
'something beyond the here and now', and still costs only E500. On his quest he meets several artists whose work is inspired by biblical themes, including
Craigie Aitcheson and Albert Herbert , and looks at the art of cult figures Eric Gill and David Jones. Director Diana Mansfield
Series editor Keith Alexander


Unknown: Patrick Barlow
Unknown: Craigie Aitcheson
Unknown: Albert Herbert
Unknown: Eric Gill
Unknown: David Jones.
Director: Diana Mansfield
Editor: Keith Alexander

: The Clothes Show

Should white clothes be green? Plus tartans and paisleys,
Navajo-looking men, and in Nottingham they're trying on Puffa jackets. And it's fashionable to be 40. Presented by Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin. Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Casstles


Presented By: Selina Scott
Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Caryn Franklin.
Producer: Roger Casstles

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Suzanne Chariton


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Suzanne Chariton

: Songs of Praise

Pam Rhodes goes to the picture-postcard fishing village of Polperro in Cornwall to see how they welcome the tourists without destroying the local way of life. Hymns: At the Name of Jesus
(Camberwell); Will Your Anchor Hold; Who Would True Valour See (Monks
Gate); Holy Holy Holy (Nicaea); Brightly Beams Our Father's Mercy; All Hail the Power of Jesu's Name (Diadem); There Is a Redeemer; Celtic Benediction; Abide with Me (Eventide). Producer David Kremer Editor Roger Hutchings


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Producer: David Kremer
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: Last of the Summer Wine

A comedy series about three loveable old rogues.
Life without Seymour soon becomes boring for Compo and Clegg - but not for long


Written By: Roy Clarke
Director/Producer: Alan J W Bell
Seymour: Michael Aldridge
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Edie: Thora Hird
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Barry: Mike Grady
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Eli: Danny O'Dea
Customer: Alan Starkey

: Howards' Way

Continuing drama in the lives of the sea-faring jet set.
Starring Jan Harvey , Glyn Owen 1: The christening of baby Tom brings poignant memories for Jan and Leo. Ken returns determined to unseat Laura, and Vanessa and Frere give Jack an ultimatum.
Episode written by Mervin Haisman Director Jeremy Summers
Series producer Gerard Glaister
W DRAMA: pages 4-7


Unknown: Jan Harvey
Unknown: Glyn Owen
Written By: Mervin Haisman
Director: Jeremy Summers
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Unknown: Susan Gilmore
Jan Howard: Jan Harvey
Jack Rolfe: Glyn Owen
Kate Harvey: Dulcie Gray
Charles Frere: Tony Anholt
Ken Masters: Stephen Yardley
Avril Rolfe: Susan Gilmore
Vanessa Andenberg: Lana Morris
Gerald Urquhart: Ivor Danvers
Bill Sayers: Robert Vahey
Laura Wilde: Kate O'Mara
Leo Howard: Edward Highmore
Abby: Cindy Shelley
Sir John Stevens: Willoughby Gray
Jenny Richards: Charmian Gradwell

: Bread

A comic slice of Merseyside life by Carla Lane. A new resident in the street causes consternation.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs


Unknown: Carla Lane.
Producer: John B Hobbs
Joey Boswell: Graham Bickley
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Shifty: Bryan Murray
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
First removal man: Matthew Dale-Grey
Leonora Campbell: Deborah Grant
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Mr Boswell: Ronald Forfar
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Mr Can: Ian Burford
Oswald: Giles Watling
Aveline: Melanie Hill
Taxi driver: James Culshaw
Sister Midwife: Lynn Corrie
Student Midwife Davis: Michele Gaffney

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Screen One: News Hounds

Starring Adrian Edmondson Alison Steadman
Every cub reporter wants a front page 'splash' and Liz Jolly from
The Brit, a top-selling daily tabloid, is no exception. She's on the trail of a sensational story and her job depends on it.
Written and directed by Les Blair Producer Sarah Curtis
● DRAMA: pages 4-7


Unknown: Adrian Edmondson
Unknown: Alison Steadman
Unknown: Liz Jolly
Directed By: Les Blair
Phil Burke: Adrian Edmondson
Jackie Johns: Alison Steadman
Virginia Lyddon: Linda Bassett
Tony Lash: Christopher Fulford
Gavin Fletcher: Paul Kember
Ted Hammond: Antony Marsh
Liz Jolly: Judith Scott

: Everyman

The Hangman of Lyon: the Story of Paul Touvier. On 24 May 1989,
French police arrived at the Priory of St Joseph's in Nice to arrest
France's most wanted war criminal: Paul Touvier , otherwise known as the Hangman of Lyon, and the first Frenchman to be charged with crimes against humanity. Touvier now faces trial. Many feel compromised by what that trial may reveal, many who were involved in his protection since the war: politicians, police, and above all the Church. The priory of St Joseph's was just the last in a long line of monasteries stretching right across France which had hidden Touvier for over 40 years. Everyman examines the extraordinary career of a man who has forced the French to confront a past many of them would rather forget. Producer Stephen Walker Editor Jane Drabble (R)


Unknown: Paul Touvier.
Unknown: Paul Touvier
Producer: Stephen Walker
Editor: Jane Drabble

: The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

A comedy series from America starring Blair Brown
Intelligent, attractive and independent, Molly Dodd has the world at her feet - so why must it always trip her up?
Here's Why They Call the Little One a Jingle and the Big One the Blues
Molly teams up with Steve to write advertising jingles - but that old devil called Fred is still around.


Unknown: Molly Dodd
Molly Dodd: Blair Brown
Florence Allyn: Ann McLerie
Davey: James Greene
Fred: William Converse-Roberts
Steve Cooper: Peter MacNichol

: Network East

In Concert Special
Ghazal singer Penaaz Masani.


Singer: Penaaz Masani.

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