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: Open University

6.45 Biology Form and Function
7.10 Maths: Tutor-Marked
Assignments 7.35 A Little Gothick Castle 8.00 Education: A Place for Play 8.25 Physics: Energyto go Round

: Playdays

The Why Bird Stop.

: News; Weather

: Looking for God

Second of a five-part series about discovering God.
Is Anyone Listening? Is prayer a harmless comfort for people in trouble, or does God really hear? Patrick Trigg , who re-discovered prayer as a hostage in Iraq, joins Graham Young and the congregation of Wesley Methodist Church, Cambridge, for a time of worship and reflection for Lent. • STEREO


Unknown: Patrick Trigg
Unknown: Graham Young

: See Hear!

Magazine for deaf people. With signing and subtitles.

: DeutschDirekt!

For beginners in German. * BBC SUPPORT MATERIAL: book£7.99. tutors' notes£3.95. three audio cassettes £6. 99 each, workbook£4. 99, available from booksellers.

: Advice Shop Extra!

Consumer advice.
* SUGGESTIONS: write to Advice Shop, BBC White City, 201 Wood Lane , London W 12 7TS.


Unknown: Wood Lane

: Business Matters

Handing Over. From an industrial plant in middle
America, David Lomax reports on a revolutionary experiment in labour relations.


Unknown: David Lomax

: amWorklsa Four-Letter Word

Series on improving your communication skills for work.
Who Cares Wins. Looking after customers can be the key to success. With Danny Baker. • STEREO
• BBC BOOK: Better Communication
Skills for Work, £4. 99, from booksellers.


Unknown: Danny Baker.

: Bazaar

Old clothes and old furniture are revived; a sustaining meal is prepared for the fire-fighters of Chelsea; and how do you tell the children that you're splitting up? With Nerys Hughes. 0 PROGRAMME NOTES: send a 28p A4 sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Nerys Hughes.

: CountryFile

John Craven looks at the latest countryside stories. Plus 12.55 weather for the week ahead.


Unknown: John Craven

: News

Followed by On the Record
Jonathan Dimbleby and John Cole look at vital political issues as the General Election looms.


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Frank has a shock when his accountant calls.

(Stereo; Teletext Subtitles: page 888)

: Kung Fu

TV film that launched the popular series, starring David Carradine
Into America's west comes a mysterious stranger - a man of peace skilled in martial arts.
Director Jerry Thorpe • FILMS: pages 38-41


Director: Jerry Thorpe
Kwai Chang Caine: David Carradine
Dillon: Barry Sullivan
Raif: Albert Salmi
McKay: Wayne Maunder
Blind Master Po ,: Keye Luke

: Cartoon

: Biteback

Julian Pettifer presents the "right of reply" show, which this month looks at the safety advice series Play it Safe!
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
• INFORMATION: if you have a point to make about BBC programmes, phone 08 1 -[number removed]or write to Biteback, PO Box 2085, London W 12 8XR.


Unknown: Julian Pettifer

: The Clothes Show

As top designers launch their autumn and winter collections, Jeff Banks reports from Milan where Giorgio Armani and Gianni Versace battle for the title King of Fashion. In
London, Caroline Charles ,
Helen Storey and Designer of the Year Vivienne Westwood help British fashion to make its mark. With Selina Scott and Caryn Franklin. * STEREO


Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Gianni Versace
Unknown: Caroline Charles
Unknown: Helen Storey
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Caryn Franklin.

: Antiques Roadshow

The last of the series visits
Rochdale where Hugh Scully and the experts find a monkey-shaped teapot, a valuable baby's rattle, a silver tazza and Gracie Fields memorabilia.
Producer Christopher Lewis
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 • ANTIQUES: page 14


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Play It Safe!

Last in the series. Why play is essential. With Anneka Rice.
Series producer Stephen Moss
• BOOKLET: a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Anneka Rice.
Producer: Stephen Moss

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Village Praise

Rhosllanerchrugog in North
Wales was once a mining village with 26 chapels and a tradition of singing and hymn writing. The pits are closed, but the chapels are still open and the choirs are famous. Why is the largest village in Wales so rich in culture? With Pam Rhodes.
Director Rosalind Nevin
Series producer Simon Hammond


Unknown: Pam Rhodes.
Director: Rosalind Nevin
Producer: Simon Hammond

: May to December

Comedy series about love bridging the generation gap, written by Paul A Mendelson. Starring Anton Rodgers Lesley Dunlop
Just Like a Woman. Alec feels Zoe needs help in her condition - whether she wants it or not.
DirectorJohn Kilby
Producer Sharon Bloom
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv


Written By: Paul A Mendelson.
Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Unknown: Lesley Dunlop
AlecCallender: Anton Rodgers
Zoe Callender: Lesley Dunlop
Miss Flood , , ,: Frances White
Hilary: Rebecca Lacey
Jamie: Paul Venables
Simone: Carolyn Pickles
Zoe's mother: Kate Williams

: Lovejoy

Starring Ian McShane as the shady antiques dealer.
Kids. Lovejoy finds a local MP's son is selling forged paintings.
Episode written by Francis Megahy Producer Emma Hayter
Director Peter Barber-Fleming


Unknown: Ian McShane
Written By: Francis Megahy
Producer: Emma Hayter
Director: Peter Barber-Fleming
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane , ,: , Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Eric: Chris Jury
David Herbert: Michael Kitchen
Susan Lovejoy: Mel Martin
Vicky Lovejoy: Amelia Shankley
Michael Brightman: Antony Marsh
Jez Brightman: Grant Thatcher
MarkMcKinley: Nick Reding
Bonnie Wright: Amanda Burton

: So Haunt Me

Comedy series written by Paul A Mendelson, starring Miriam Karlin, Tessa Peake-Jones, George Costigan.

When Pete faces the spectre of unemployment, Sally turns to the spectre in their house.
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: p 888)


Writer: Paul A Mendelson
Director: John Stroud
Producer: Caroline Gold
Yetta Feldman: Miriam Karlin
Sally Rokeby: Tessa Peake-Jones
Pete Rokeby: George Costigan
Tammy Rokeby: Laura Simmons
David Rokeby: Jeremy Green
Mr Bloom: David Graham
Stephen Greene: Christopher Baines

: Screaming

First of a new comedy series written by Carla Lane , creator of Bread. Starring Gwen Taylor
Penelope Wilton , Jill Baker Three old friends sharing a house have one thing in common - his name is Ralph.
Carla Lane says the story shows "the devastating effect one man has on three intelligent women. It demonstrates how love is a great equaliser - and how it can make fools of us all."
Director/Producer Mike Stephens


Written By: Carla Lane
Unknown: Gwen Taylor
Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Jill Baker
Producer: Mike Stephens
Annie: Gwen Taylor
Beatrice: Penelope Wilton
Rachael: Jill Baker
Ralph: Tim Berrington
Jennifer: Lucy Briers
Renee: Maeve Leslie
Shirley: Charlotte Barker
Toby: Jackie Downey
Katrina: Katy Newell
Paddy: Maeve Germaine
Geoff: Kevin Squelch

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bernard Davey
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Mastermind

Tonight's specialist subjects are: the life and reign of Ludwig II of Bavaria; the life and plays of Ibsen; the life and career of Eleanor of Aquitaine; and the history of the Liberal party since 1945. Magnus Magnusson asks the questions in the church of Chatham's historic dockyard. Director Andrea Conway
Producer Penelope Cowell • STEREO


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Director: Andrea Conway
Producer: Penelope Cowell

: Heart of the Matter

Just Obeying Orders
Germany is united. But investigations into the communist past are reopening old wounds. Is the search for collaborators a thirst for justice, or only for revenge? With Joan Bakewell. Producer Michael Mitchell
Series producer Michael Waterhouse A Roger Bolton production for BBCtv


Unknown: Joan Bakewell.
Producer: Michael Mitchell
Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Dear John: USA

Starring Judd Hirsch
Gone Camping. John is accused of kidnapping his son.


Unknown: Judd Hirsch

: The Shadow

Industrial designers from Newcastle upon Tyne and Munich shadow each other to find out what's different about
British and German design. Producer Mary Sprent
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page888 • LEAFLET: Working in the European
Community: New Opportunities, send a cheque/PO for £ 1,75, payable to BBC Education, to[address removed]


Producer: Mary Sprent

: The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore finds out more about asteroids, the minor planets which are junior members of the Sun's family.


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: am Mahabharat

: Weather

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