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: Open University

6.45 Biology: The Mammalian Kidney
7.10 Maths: Conics 7.35 Waterfor
Jordan 8.00 Social Work in the InnerCity 8.25 Powertothe People?

: Playdays

The Playground Stop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv

: Telling Tales

Ancient stories with a modern message. Philip Hawthorn tells The Dinner of Smells. • STEREO


Unknown: Philip Hawthorn

: This Is the Day

Phyllis Thompson joins
Margaret Blanchard and her family for a time of worship at their home in the village of Little London in Sussex.


Unknown: Phyllis Thompson
Unknown: Margaret Blanchard

: Sign Extra

A recent BBCtv programme with sign language and subtitles. QED: Little Monsters. A report on new research into hyperactivity in children of all ages.

: Hindi Urdu Bol Chaal

Last of a ten-part course 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

Cheese and apple fondue.

: How Do You Manage?

Groups and teamwork. With Carolyn Marshall.
• 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]


Unknown: Carolyn Marshall.

: Bazaar

Saeed Jaffrey cooks an Indian meal; Dr Stefan Buczacki finds bargain plants; plus help with mortgages.
0 PROGRAMME NOTES: send a 28pA4 sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki

: Droopy Double Bill

Cartoon fun.

: CountryFile

The latest countryside stories with John Craven. At 12.35 weather for the week ahead.


Unknown: John Craven.

: News Summary

: Grand Prix

French Grand Prix live from Magny Cours.
Last year this race was the first of a hat trick of wins for Nigel Mansell. After disappointments in his last two races this year, Mansell needs just one more victory to equal Jackie Stewart's British record of 27 career wins. Commentary by Murray Walker, James Hunt and Jonathan Palmer.
(Highlights tonight at 11.05pm)


Commentator: Murray Walker
Commentator: James Hunt
Commentator: Jonathan Palmer
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Executive Producer: Jim Reside

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Nothing can come between Hattie and Steve.
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: p 888)

: Columbo: Murder under Glass

Murder mystery starring Peter Falk, Louis Jourdan.
The detective in the crumpled raincoat has to deal with a murdering gourmet, an haute cuisine poison, corruption and blackmail. This episode was directed by Jonathan Demme, director of Oscar-winning film The Silence of the Lambs.
Teletext subtitles: page 888


Director: Jonathan Demme
Columbo: Peter Falk
Paul Gerard: Louis Jourdan
Eve Plummer: Shera Danese
MaxDuvall: Richard Dysart
Mr Ozu: Mako

: Cartoon

: Survivors - a New View of Us

Seagull Story. A bird's-eye view of the beaches and marinas of southern Britain and the concrete jungles of the Portuguese coast as a young gull migrates to Morocco for a winter break among camels, palm trees, flamingos and yet more tourists.

: Masterchef

The second semi-final is between two magazine editors and a dairy farmer. Loyd Grossman is joined by Sue Lawley and chef Anton Edelmann.
Producer Richard Bryan
Executive producer Bradley Adams
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 • COMPETITION: ring 0[number removed]
(calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p atothertimes).


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Anton Edelmann.
Producer: Richard Bryan
Producer: Bradley Adams

: Lifeline

David Jacobs appeals on behalf ofInvalids-at-Home, which helps people with a severe disability or long-term illness to live at home rather than in care.
Plus Cliff Michelmore and Joanna Kaye report on the latest charity news.
* DONATIONS: to [address removed] or phone [number removed].


Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Joanna Kaye
Unknown: David Jacobs

: News

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Titchmarsh on Song

Down Your Way.
Alan Titchmarsh continues his countrywide musical pilgrimage with vocal group Angel Voices. This week he meets the choir of Ilkley Parish Church, the Birmingham Citadel Salvation Army band and chorus, and the MellstockBand.
Director Bryan Izzard
A Knaves Acre production for BBCtv


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Director: Bryan Izzard

: Strathblair

Drama series set in a Scottish village in the 1950s, starring Ian Carmichael
Andrew Keir
David Robb
Coming to Terms. Andrew entertains his American business partner
Donald Telfer. Alec and Jenny enjoy a day out at the Perth lamb sales.
Episode written by David Ashton Producer Aileen Forsyth Director David Blair


Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Andrew Keir
Unknown: David Robb
Unknown: Donald Telfer.
Written By: David Ashton
Producer: Aileen Forsyth
Director: David Blair
Sir James Menzies: Ian Carmichael
Macrae of Balbuie: Andrew Keir
Andrew Menzies: David Robb
Alec Ritchie: Derek Riddell
Jennifer Ritchie: Francesca Hunt
Flora Mclnnes: Kika Mirylees
Pheemie Robertson: Alison Peebles
UmbertoFabiani: Urbano Barberini
Donald Telfer: Lou Hirsch
Charles Somenille: David Quilter

: Whicker's World: a Taste of Spain

This Hollywood-Style
Ceremony Has Nothing to Do with Sport. In three weeks' time the Olympic Games begin in bustling Barcelona. In the last programme of the series,
Alan Whicker visits the city and talks to those behind its colour and success. He meets Javier Mariscal , designer of the Olympic mascot, and Frederico Correa , creator of the Olympic stadium, and he gets away from it all with jet-setting architect Peter Hodgkinson , who designed Barcelona's controversial new airport. Producer Tony Salmon


Unknown: Alan Whicker
Unknown: Javier Mariscal
Unknown: Frederico Correa
Unknown: Peter Hodgkinson

: One Foot in the Grave: The Man in the Long Black

Another chance to see last Christmas's special edition of the Bafta Award-winning comedy series written by David Renwick and starring Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie.

The council turns its nose up at Victor's manure.
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: p 888)


Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Mervyn Whale: Eric Idle
Patrick: Angus Deavton
Pippa: Janine Duvitski
Nick Swainey: Owen Brenman
Mr Killick: Michael Robbins

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Peter Cockroft
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Today at Wimbledon

Highlights of this afternoon's men's singles final, plus some of the best moments from the past fortnight. Introduced by Harry Carpenter. Producer Sharon Lence
Editor Dave Gordon


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter.
Producer: Sharon Lence
Editor: Dave Gordon

: Heart of the Matter

The documentary series that examines contemporary moral and religious issues.
Motherhood Begins at 50
Women past the menopause can now be implanted with donated eggs to achieve a normal pregnancy. But what are the implications of a new generation of older mothers? Heart of the Matter visits
Rome, where women of 60 have been enabled to get pregnant. Producer Carrie Britton
Series producer Michael Waterhouse * TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Producer: Carrie Britton

: Grand Prix

Highlights of the French Grand Prix. Can Nigel Mansell regain his winning form and repeat last year's victory?


Unknown: Nigel Mansell

: Knight and Daye

American comedy series starring Jack Warden Mason Adams
Goodbye, Mr Scrimshaw. When the station owner dies, KLOP faces closure.


Unknown: Jack Warden
Unknown: Mason Adams
Unknown: Mr Scrimshaw.

: Weather

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