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: Open University

6.45 Engineering Product Design: Take a Seat
7.10 Deadline Midnight Wednesday
7.35 Social Problems and Welfare: Disappearing Childhood
8.00 Animal Physiology: The Placenta
8.25 Maths Methods:

: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Patch Stop at Mumbles,
Swansea, where Peggy Patch launches a lifeboat. Chloe
Ashcroft tells today's story Mr Arbuthnott Wins First
Prize, by Valerie Hampton. With Adrian Scarborough. A Feigate production for BBCtv


Unknown: Peggy Patch
Unknown: Mr Arbuthnott Wins First
Unknown: Valerie Hampton.
Unknown: Adrian Scarborough.

: Morning Worship

Come Holy Spirit. Four days ago, more than 3,000
Christians from around the world took part in a moving and colourful service to mark the opening of the seventh assembly of the World Council of Churches. This special service is introduced by Mike Wooldridge. Producer Chris Loughlin Editor Helen Alexander


Introduced By: Mike Wooldridge.
Producer: Chris Loughlin
Editor: Helen Alexander

: A Vous la France!

French for beginners in a series of 15 programmes.
Presented by Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones . Producer David Wilson (R)
• SUPPORT MATERIALS: book, same title, £7.99; two cassettes £5.99 each; language pack (book and cassettes) £22.00; student workbook £4.99; teachers' notes £3.99 from retailers. For computer software only, price £31.63, please call 0[number removed].
ACHIEVEMENT TEST: details from [address removed]. Closing date 28 February.


Presented By: Carolle Rousseau
Presented By: Patrick Simpson-Jones
Producer: David Wilson

: Espana Viva

Spanish for beginners in a series of 15 programmes. With Yolanda Vazquez. Producer David Wilson (R)
0 ACHIEVEMENT TEST: details from [address removed] Closing date 28 February.


Unknown: Yolanda Vazquez.
Producer: David Wilson

: Step Up to Wordpower

A series to help you communicate more effectively. Presented by Chris Serle. Producers John Fagan and John Brooke (R)
• HELPLINE: freefone 0[number removed]
• BOOK: same title, price £3.99, available from bookshops.
0LEAFLET: please send a large 27p sae to [address removed].


Presented By: Chris Serle.
Producers: John Fagan
Producers: John Brooke

: A Way with Numbers

The programme that provides practical help with day-to-day maths presented by Carol Vorderman. With Johnny Ball. Producer Dave Thomas
Editor George Auckland
• HELPLINE: freefone 0[number removed]. • BOOK: same title, L4.99. from booksellers.


Presented By: Carol Vorderman.
Unknown: Johnny Ball.
Producer: Dave Thomas
Editor: George Auckland

: Bazaar

Join Nerys Hughes in the marketplace of ideas for pointers on how to save time, effort and, above all, money around the home.
0 PROGRAMME NOTES: please send a 17p A4 sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Nerys Hughes

: See Hear!

The magazine programme that reflects the concerns and interests of the deaf community. Presented in sign language by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason.
Interpreters: John Lee and Brenda Mackay. Editor Bryn Brooks


Unknown: Maureen Denmark
Unknown: Clive Mason.
Unknown: John Lee
Unknown: Brenda MacKay.
Editor: Bryn Brooks

: Country File

Up-to-date coverage of rural, environmental and agricultural issues. This week: Britain's national parks include some spectacular scenery and are run for everyone to enjoy. But the people who live in them have long complained that their needs are ignored.
Resentment in the Brecon
Beacons has reached the point where 10,000 people are demanding urgent change. Introduced by John Craven. Including at 12.55pm the weather for the week ahead with Michael Fish.
Producer Dick Colthurst
Editor Michael Fitzgerald


Introduced By: John Craven.
Unknown: Michael Fish.
Producer: Dick Colthurst
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Followed by On the Record
An in-depth look at the political scene with film reports and live interviews. Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby with John Cole. Editor Glenwyn Benson


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.
Editor: Glenwyn Benson

: EastEnders

Another chance to see last week's episodes.
The Mitchell brothers organise a victory for the Queen Vic quiz team.
(Ceefax subtitles)

: Snooker

The final (frames 1-7). There's prize money of £350,000, with 9100,000 going to the winner of this year's Benson and Hedges
Masters. Stephen Hendry will be hoping to retain the title and Steve Davis will be trying to take it away from him, that's if they've both made it this far. Tony Gubba introduces the first part of the best-of-17-frames final from
London's Wembley Conference Centre. Commentary by Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton. Summaries by John Spencer and Ray Edmonds.


Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Steve Davis
Introduces: Tony Gubba
Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: Ray Edmonds.

: The Clothes Show

A Frenchman takes charge of the design reins at Hartnell, London's famous couture house; an American men's magazine launches a British version; and there's slashed denim and recycled wellies. Also today the results of the Clothes Show Live/Snap! competition. Presented by Selina Scott , Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Sheryl Simms.
Producer Colette Byme
Executive producer Roger Casstles


Presented By: Selina Scott
Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Caryn Franklin
Presented By: Sheryl Simms.
Producer: Colette Byme
Producer: Roger Casstles

: Antiques Roadshow

Both very old objects and relatively new ones turn up when the experts visit Ayr in Scotland. An 18th-century spinet and a pair of early
Derby dishes contrast with a 1930s Susie Cooper coffee set and an early electric mantle clock. There's a Glasgow painting bought at a junk shop for 18/6d, and another painting of great value.
Introduced by Hugh Scully. Producer Christopher Lewis
0 MAGAZINE: Antiques Roadshow Collection, details on page 19 * COMPETITION: page 35 • CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Susie Cooper
Introduced By: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: OK2 Talk Feelings

The fifth of eight programmes dealing with strong emotions. 'From a very early age I haven't bought the macho dream.' Men are expected to be emotionally impervious and not express their softer selves. Steve and Robb broke the rule by crying in public. Both discuss the fear of embarrassment, as real for those around them as for themselves, and the unaccustomed vulnerability that comes with openly expressing feelings. Producer Dick Foster
HELPLINE: freefone 0[number removed]today, from 6. 1 5pm to 10.15pm.
* FREE BOOKLET: OK2 introduction to
Counselling, supported by the Mental
Health Foundation. Send a large 32p sae to [address removed].
BOOK: OK2 Talk Feelings. £4.99, from bookshops.


Producer: Dick Foster

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Michael Fish

: Songs of Praise

Pam Rhodes visits Scotland's
'golden sunset coast', in search of the reality behind the picture-postcard images of Ayr, one of Scotland's best-known and best-loved holiday resorts. Join the congregation in St Andrew 's Church, as they celebrate their faith together.
Hymns: Sing to the Lord a Joyful Song; Behold Us, Lord; 'Tis
Winter Now; How Great Thou Art; In Heavenly Love Abiding; Give Me Joy in My Heart;
A Touching Place; All My Hope on God Is Founded.
Producer Anne Muir


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: St Andrew
Producer: Anne Muir

: Snooker

Tony Gubba with the best of the afternoon's action plus live coverage of the start of the final session of the Masters.


Unknown: Tony Gubba

: Lovejoy

Drama series about a shady antiques dealer, starring Ian McShane
One Born Every Minute
Lovejoy is asked to find an itinerant painter who holds the key to a shameful secret. With special guests Tom Wilkinson , Jeremy Child , Jennie Linden and Maggie Steed.
Episode written by Roger Marshall Producer Richard Everitt Director Don Leaver 0 DRAMA: page 4


Unknown: Ian McShane
Unknown: Tom Wilkinson
Unknown: Jeremy Child
Unknown: Jennie Linden
Unknown: Maggie Steed.
Written By: Roger Marshall
Producer: Richard Everitt
Director: Don Leaver
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Ashley Wilkes: Tom Wilkinson
Major Chatfield: Jeremy Child
Roz Chatfield: Jennie Linden
Joanna: Maggie Steed
Whiteman: Simon Slater
Jenkins: Tim Killick
Rose: Belinda Carroll
Alec Statham: Nicholas Day
Deborah Wyler: Judy Buxton
Allison Jukes: Elizabeth Bennett
Alfred Mason: Geoffrey Beevers
Annie: Jane Cussons
Reg: John D Collins
Publican: Michael O'Hagan
Susan: Gay Hamilton
Annabel: Mary Maude

: That's Life!

Esther Rantzen introduces the third of the new faces auditioning tonight to join
Gavin Campbell and Howard
Leader on the team. And
Scott Sherrin and Doc Cox present your choice of misprints. Producer Richard Wootfe Editor Bryher Scudamore
0 TOPICS: please write to That's Life!, BBCtv. London W 12 2 7RJ or telephone the That's Life! hotline on [number removed].


Introduces: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Scott Sherrin
Unknown: Doc Cox
Producer: Richard Wootfe
Editor: Bryher Scudamore

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Michael Fish
0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES (news only)


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Mastermind

Magnus Magnusson questions four contenders from the north of England in the Academy Room at Stonyhurst College. Contestants: Dave Burnham (local government officer) heroic age of Antarctic exploration 1897-1922;
Linden Adams (teacher) life and works of Barbara Pym ;
Stephen Allen (actor) life and reign of Henry VII ;
Andrew Francis (lecturer) life and career of Erwin Rommell.
Director Andrea Conway Producer Peter Massey


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Dave Burnham
Unknown: Linden Adams
Unknown: Barbara Pym
Unknown: Stephen Allen
Unknown: Henry Vii
Unknown: Andrew Francis
Unknown: Erwin Rommell.
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Peter Massey

: Everyman

Forty Million Hostages 'That's basically what the whole population of Burma is - hostages,' says a Burmese man in tonight's programme. For the people of Burma
(recently renamed Myanmar), the last few years have been gruelling. An estimated
10,000 people were killed in the crackdown which followed pro-democracy demonstrations in 1988. Hopes were raised by free elections last year, only to be dashed, as the military dictatorship imprisoned the elected leaders and continued its decades-long repression and abuse of human rights. Everyman documents those abuses through the graphic testimony of refugees. Producer Catharine Seddon Editor Jane Drabble
9 PICTURE STORY: page 53


Producer: Catharine Seddon
Editor: Jane Drabble

: Snooker

The final (Frames 8-17). Tony Gubba introduces further coverage of the concluding frames in the final of the Masters from London's
Wembley Conference Centre.


Introduces: Tony Gubba

: Clean Slate

Jackie Spreckley investigates the good, the bad and the indifferent in British employment training. Brought up in France, Chantal Cuer went to school in Strasbourg and to university at Avignon; she tells an educational tale.


Unknown: Jackie Spreckley

: Mahabharat

A 91-part epic drama in Hindi with English subtitles.

: Weather

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