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: Open University

6.45 Breaths of Life 7.10 Maths: Catastrophe Theory 7.35 The Midlands Enlightenment 8.00
Social Problems and Social Welfare
8.25 Physics: Magnetic Confinement

: Playdays

The Playground Stop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv

: News; Weather

: Telling Tales

Ancient stories with a modern message. Philip Hawthorn recounts The Caliph's Feast. • STEREO


Unknown: Philip Hawthorn

: This Is the Day

One World, God's World. In the buildup to next month's earth summit in Rio de Janeiro, Graham Young meets
Christians committed to action.


Unknown: Graham Young

: See Hear!

Magazine reflecting the concerns of the deaf community.
With signing and subtitles.

: Hindi Urdu Bol Chaal

A ten-part course for beginners in spoken Hindi and Urdu. • BBC SUPPORT MATERIAL: book, video and cassettes - for details phone BBC
Education Information on 08 1-[number removed].

: Fast Feasts

Busy cooks can improvise with this delicious recipe for Italian tuna pasta.

: How Do You Manage?

Using the art of influence.
BBC BOOK: How Do You Manage?, £6.99. from booksellers.
For a self-help guide to UK management courses, send a £2.50 cheque, payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]

: Great Expectations

The third of six programmes on women and the Establishment.
Judge for Yourself. Is the law an antiquated "old boy network" that fails women?
0 PROGRAMME NOTES: send a 41 p A4 sae to [address removed]

: Bazaar

Bazaar celebrates its 100th programme with three favourite cooks, Lesley Waters , Clare Connery and Kenneth Gardnier. Presented by Nerys Hughes.
* PROGRAMME NOTES: send a 28pA4 sae to [address removed].


Unknown: Lesley Waters
Unknown: Clare Connery
Unknown: Kenneth Gardnier.
Presented By: Nerys Hughes.

: Experiment!

Make your own weather.
0 BBC BOOK: Take Nobody's Word for It, £3.99, from booksellers.

: Country File

John Craven with the latest countryside stories.
Including at 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.


Unknown: John Craven

: News

Followed by On the Record
Jonathan Dimbleby and John Cole look at political issues.


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Gill's illness causes heartache for Mark.

: The Sandpiper

A love story starring Richard Burton
Elizabeth Taylor
When unconventional artist
Laura Reynolds meets strait-laced Dr Edward Hewitt at her son's school, his initial antagonism towards her turns to fierce attraction.
Director Vincente Minnelli
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 • FILMS: pages 43-48


Unknown: Richard Burton
Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Artist: Laura Reynolds
Unknown: Dr Edward Hewitt
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Dr Edward Hewitt: Richard Burton
Laura Reynolds: Ellzabeth Taylor
Claire Hewitt: Eva Marie Saint
Cos Erickson: Charles Bronson
Ward Hendricks: Robert Webber
Larry Brant: James Edwards

: Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories

Alamo Jobe
Young Jobe Famum (Kelly Reno), fighting bravely at the battle of the Alamo, is whisked into the 20th century and into a tourist trap. This is directed by Michael Moore from a story by Steven Spielberg.


Unknown: Alamo Jobe
Unknown: Young Jobe Famum
Directed By: Michael Moore
Story By: Steven Spielberg.

: Survivors - a New View of Us

Eagle Story. The American emblem, the magnificent bald eagle, has become rare in parts of the United States.
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 NATURE: page 16

: Masterchef

The quest for Britain's top amateur chef continues with an actor, a public relations consultant and a dentist, all from London. Perfect Scoundrel star Peter Bowles and chef Joyce Molyneux from the Carved
Angel in Dartmouth join Loyd Grossman to judge the results. Producer Richard Bryan
Executive producer Bradley Adams
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Peter Bowles
Unknown: Joyce Molyneux
Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Producer: Richard Bryan
Producer: Bradley Adams

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Ian McCaskill


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Praise Be!

Thora Hird visits Liverpool's Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals, and further south, meets the new Bishop of London. Plus the viewers' most requested hymn, The Old Rugged Cross. Series producer Christopher Mann


Unknown: Thora Hird
Producer: Christopher Mann

: Don't Tell Father

Final episode of the comedy written by Roy Clarke , starring Tony Britton Susan Hampshire
Vivian has a spring in his step until he discovers problems with both his cars. Marvin's father doesn't exactly help.
Director/Producer Harold Snoad


Written By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Tony Britton
Unknown: Susan Hampshire
Producer: Harold Snoad
Vivian Bancroft: Tony Britton
Natasha Bancroft: Susan Hampshire
KateBancroft: Caroline Quentin
Marvin Whipple: Philip Fox
Ron Whipple: Jack Smethurst
Stella Whipple: Anna Dawson
Garth Bancroft: Richard Ashton

: Strathblair

Drama series set in a Scottish village in the 1950s, starring Ian Carmichael
Andrew Keir , David Robb Crimes and Misdemeanours
Alec looks forward to the farm auction. Veronica decides to return to London.
Episode written by Bill Craig Producer Aileen Forsyth Director Ken Hannam


Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Andrew Keir
Unknown: David Robb
Written By: Bill Craig
Producer: Aileen Forsyth
Director: Ken Hannam
Sir James Menzies: Ian Carmichael
Macrae of Balbuie: Andrew Keir
Andrew Menzies: David Robb
Alec Ritchie: Derek Riddell
Jennifer Ritchie: Francesca Hunt
Flora McInnes: Kika Mirylees
Pheemie Robertson: Alison Peebles
UmbertoFabiani: Urbano Barberini
Robert Sinclair: Neil McKinven
Veronica: Ingrid Lacey

: Whlcker's World: a Taste of Spain

When You're a Duke, People Think You 're an Idiot. This week, Alan Whicker talks to a Grandee, once married to the ex-wife of singer Julio Iglesias , and meets the Duke of Arion, who now produces gin and tomatoes. Producer Tony Salmon


Talks: Alan Whicker
Singer: Julio Iglesias

: Natural Lies

First of a three-part thriller starring
Bob Peck
Sharon Duce
Advertising executive Andrew Fell discovers, on Christmas Eve, that his ex-lover has committed suicide. His obsession with her death leads him to the first link in a cover-upof food double dealings, and into danger for himself and his family. Writer David Pirie and director Ben Bolt worked together on the wartime thriller Never Come Back. Edge of Darkness star Bob Peck also stars in An Ungentlemanly Act, a drama to be shown on BBC2 in June, while Sharon Duce is currently in the BBC1 series Growing Pains on Saturday evenings.
Producer Sarah Lawson


Writer: David Pirie
Director: Ben Bolt
Producer: Sarah Lawson
Andrew Fell: Bob Peck
Maggie Fell: Sharon Duce
Sally Felt: Victoria Shalet
Michael Fell: Charlie Brace
Towne: Denis Lawson
Grace: Deborah Findlay
Matt: Brian Protheroe
Jane: Laura Davenport
Malcolm: Rob Spendlove
Jo Scott: Arkie Whiteley
Lucy: Lynsey Baxter
Tim Holt: Ian Bolt
Dr Price: John Arthur
Beth: Judi Maynard

: News

With Martyn Lewis.
TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Newsreader: Martyn Lewis
Weather: Ian McCaskill

: Mastermind

In the last semi-final, the specialist subjects are: the British submarine; the history of the Derby; English heraldry; and the history of the First World
War. With Magnus Magnusson. Director Andrea Conway
Producer Penelope Cowell • STEREO


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

: ONE WORLD Everyman

Too Many People
On the eve of the Earth Summit in Brazil, a look at the contrasting prospects for children in Britain and the developing world.
The film explores what the future holds for one young girl from
Bangladesh, as experts predict that her country's population will have doubled by the year
2025, a growth that resources will be unable to sustain.
Producer Beth Holgate Editor John Blake


Producer: Beth Holgate
Editor: John Blake

: Dear John: USA

True Confessions. Kirk lies about his birth-date.

: The Human Element

True stories from the hidden world of science.
The Strange Story of Napoleon Wallpaper. After his death, a lock of Napoleon Bonaparte's hair was found to contain arsenic. Was he murdered?
David Jones investigates. • STEREO


Unknown: David Jones

: The Sky at Night

The Astronomer Royal,
Professor Arnold Wolfendale , joins Patrick Moore to discuss the latest information received from the Cosmic Background Explorer satellite, COBE. • STEREO


Unknown: Professor Arnold Wolfendale
Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Weather

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