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: Open University

6.45 Religion: The Mindful Way
7.10 Product Design: The Topper 7.35 The American
Indian: Reality and Stereotype
8.00 Animal Physiology: A Winter Sleep 8.25 Maths Methods: Projectiles

: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Playground Stop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv 0 PLAYDAYS MAGAZINE: 45p, on sale Wednesday.

: Articles of Faith

The Rev
Dr Kenneth Stevenson continues his examination of the meaning and conduct of the Eucharist.


Unknown: Dr Kenneth Stevenson

: This Is the Day

Olive Lennon tells Tony Phelan how spiritual healing and strength from her faith in God has helped her cope with a history of personal trauma.
Reading: II Cor 4: w 7-16


Unknown: Tony Phelan

: When in France

Series on improving your French. With
Dariane Lorian in Toulouse. 0 SUPPORT MATERIALS: book. same title, £3.50, cassette £4.99 from retailers.


Unknown: Dariane Lorian

: Discovering Portuguese

Travelling in the country's north. With Roberta Fox.
* SUPPORT MATERIALS: book. same title, £7.95; pack of two cassettes, £ 11.99 from retailers.


Unknown: Roberta Fox.

: Step Up to Wordpower

How to communicate more effectively. Coping with written instructions.
With Chris Serle.
• HELPLINE: 0[number removed](free) • SUPPORT MATERIALS: book. same title. £3.99, from booksellers: leaflet: send a large 27p sae to. Wordpower, [address removed].


Unknown: Chris Serle.

: A Way with Numbers

Carol Vorderman offers practical help with maths. 0 HELPLINE: 0[number removed](free) 0 BOOK: same title, £4.99, from booksellers.


Unknown: Carol Vorderman

: Bazaar

Join Nerys Hughes in the marketplace of ideas.


Unknown: Nerys Hughes

: Sign Extra

Sign language and subtitles for A Way with Numbers programme.

: Country File

John Craven investigates a crisis in British horse racing. At 12.55 the week's weather


Unknown: John Craven

: News Followed by

On the Record
Will Thatcherite MPs leave the Tory party if
John Major backs a single currency? With lain Picton,
Jonathan Dimbleby and John Cole.


Unknown: John Major
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
(Teletext Subtitles: page 888)

: Dallas

Charade. Bobby (Patrick Duffy ) is forced to take part in a dangerous masquerade as April's (Sheree J Wilson ) kidnappers reveal their ingenious plot.


Unknown: Patrick Duffy
Unknown: Sheree J Wilson

: The Sea Wolves

I Wartime
I adventure starring Gregory Peck David Niven
German naval success forces the British into a risky operation in Goa, using veteran soldiers.
Director Andrew V McLaglen 0 FILMS: pages 31-36


Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: David Niven
Director: Andrew V McLaglen
Lt Col Pugk: Gregory Peck
Col Grice: David Niven
Capt Stewart: Roger Moore
Jack Cartwight: Trevor Howard
Mrs Cromwell: Barbara Kellerman
Maj Crossley: Patrick MacNee
Colin MacKenzie: Patrick Allen
Melborne: Allan Cuthbertson
Wilton: Kenneth Griffith
Hilliard: Donald Houston
Peters: Glyn Houston

: Masterchef

Three Londoners cooking for a semi-final place are judged by presenter Loyd Grossman , chef Antonio Carluccio and actress Lynda Bellingham. Director/Producer Richard Bryan
Executive producer Bradley Adams
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Presenter: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Antonio Carluccio
Unknown: Lynda Bellingham.
Producer: Richard Bryan
Producer: Bradley Adams

: Lifeline

Tony Robinson appeals on behalf of the British Dyslexia Association. Cliff Michelmore and Lynette Lithgow report on the latest charity news. Producer Jill Dawson
* DONATIONS TO: Tony Robinson.
British Dyslexia Association, [address removed]


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Lynette Lithgow
Producer: Jill Dawson
Unknown: Tony Robinson.

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Songs of Praise

A special live edition to mark concern for the Middle East.

: Butterflies

Classic comedy written by Carla Lane, starring Wendy Craig, Geoffrey Palmer

Leonard has something to tell Ria over lunch.
Comedy: page 8
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)


Writer: Carla Lane
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Ria: Wendy Craig
Ben: Geoffrey Palmer
Leonard: Bruce Montague
Adam: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Russell: Andrew Hall
Thomas: Michael Ripper

: All Creatures Great and Small

Based on James Herriot 's books. Starring
Christopher Timothy Robert Hardy Peter Davison
Biggins asks the partners to treat his healthy cows.
Producer Bill Sellars
Director Michael Brayshaw


Unknown: James Herriot
Unknown: Christopher Timothy
Unknown: Robert Hardy
Unknown: Peter Davison
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Michael Brayshaw
James Herriot: Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon: Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon: Peter Davison
Helen Herriot: Lynda Bellingham
Biggins: John Sharp
Mrs Alton: Jean Heywood
Jane Mercer: Lesley Nightingale
Mrs Biggins: Margaret Jackman
Granville Bennett: James Grout

: Tonight at 8.30

A series of playlets by Noel Coward. Fumed Oak
Starring Joan Collins Anthony Newley
Ferocious Doris Gow rules the roost. Can husband Henry escape her awful grip, her awful mother and his equally dreadful daughter?
Producer Bryan Izzard Director John Glenister
A Knaves Acre production for BBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Noel Coward.
Unknown: Joan Collins
Unknown: Anthony Newley
Unknown: Ferocious Doris Gow
Producer: Bryan Izzard
Director: John Glenister
Doris Cow: Joan Collins
Henry Gow: Anthony Newley
Mrs Rockett: Joan Sims
Elsie Gow: Prudence Oliver

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Ian McCaskill
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: That's Life!

Esther Rantzen and her team of Gavin Campbell , Howard
Leader and Kevin Devine are joined by Scott Sherrin and Doc Scott for more consumer investigations and humour. Senior producer Richard Woolfe Editor John Getgood
* TOPICS: write to That's Life!, BBCtv,
London W 12 7 RJ or telephone the That's Life! hotline on [number removed].


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Kevin Devine
Unknown: Scott Sherrin
Unknown: Doc Scott
Producer: Richard Woolfe
Editor: John Getgood

: Mastermind

The second place in the final is at stake when four more semi-finalists face
Magnus Magnusson in the McEwan Hall at the University of Edinburgh.
Contestants: Jim Maginnis (Royal Air Force officer) history of Belfast, 1690-1960; Roderick Diggins (temporary accounts clerk) life and work of Sir Christopher Wren ; Kate Ford (librarian) life and Hornblower novels of C S
Forester; Donald Yule
(pensions administrator) Jacobite rising of 1745. Director Andrea Conway Producer Peter Massey


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: McEwan Hall
Unknown: Jim Maginnis
Unknown: Roderick Diggins
Unknown: Sir Christopher Wren
Unknown: Donald Yule
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Peter Massey

: Everyman

You Can't Shoot the Truth
One night in January this year, Soviet troops stormed the Lithuanian television transmitter tower.
Disbelieving nationalists stood their ground, shouting
'Fascists! Fascists!' Then the shooting began. Fourteen unarmed civilians were killed, more than 700 injured. Harrowing eyewitness accounts include interviews with the man who carried the body of Loreta, a 23-year-old girl crushed to death by Soviet tanks, and with Liucija, who shared an ambulance with the dying woman, having sustained severe head wounds herself from being rifle-butted. How do they feel about independence now? Producer Catharine Seddon Series editor Jane Drabble


Producer: Catharine Seddon
Editor: Jane Drabble

: Grand Prix

Highlights of the Monaco Grand Prix.

: Walk the Talk

A ten-part series on how to be a more successful manager. Dr Cruickshank's Casebook
Brought in to run the Scottish Health Service,
Don Cruickshank 's first task is to decide what the job is.
'Frankly, I can't do this job sitting in St Andrew's House.' With Charles Handy . Producer Laune Stanley
0 SUPPORT MATERIALS: booklet, please send an sae with 27p stamp to, [address removed]. Book, Inside Organisations, £6.99, from booksellers. Video pack, contact [address removed].


Unknown: Don Cruickshank
Unknown: Charles Handy
Producer: Laune Stanley

: Mahabharat

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

: Weather

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