6.40 Air Traffic Control
7.5 Maths: Complex Integration
7.30 Exocrine Secretion
Story: Desmond David 's Dance by KATHY SQUIRES Presenters
(Repented on BBCl at 3.55 pm)
Book: Play School Play Ideas 2, 75p, from bookshops. The Tale of a Donkey's Tail and Other Stories from Play School, record (REC 232) or cassette (MRMC 045). Bang on a Drum songs from Play School and Play Away, record (REC 242), or cassette (MRMC 004), from record shops
4.55 T. S. Eliot and America
5.45 Maths - Differential Equations
6.10 M101/9 Integration: Convergence
6.35 Electricity and Magnetism
with sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather on 2
A series of ten programmes on making children's clothes. Presented by ANN LADBURY 9: Christening Robe
ANN LADBURY shows how to make an heirloom - a traditional christening robe based on a Victorian design and sewn entirely by hand.
Director PAULA GILDER
Producer JENNY ROGERS
The news, the people, the issues presented by Michael Charlton and Richard Kershaw with David Sells
Newsreader Peter Woods
PETER IBBOTSON and GEORGE WALKER Editor DAVID WITHEROW
This very popular and romantic singing star in a highly-acclaimed performance first shown last autumn. Songs include ' I'm Stone in Love with You', 'Misty', ' Pieces of Dreams '. 'Yellow Roses on her Gown ' and ' When a Child is Born '.
Musical director JAMES BARNETT Solo harp THELMA OWEN
Designer STEVE BROWNSEY
Produced hy YVONNE LITTLEWOOD
A series of five plays by Mike Stott
Sheik Fahmi wants to learn to speak English in three weeks, in the soccer centre of the world. When he arrives at the Academy of Language with his endless supply of banknotes, the residents of Pickersgill can't believe their luck.
Sheik Fahmi Al-Daoud Al-Tufah:
The Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship
The first of 14 nightly programmes
The leading 16. professional players in the world compete over the next two weeks for the premier title in snooker and the biggest prize ever in the history of the game, £24,000.
Tonight ex-champion RAY REAR DON, seeded No 2, and last year's beaten finalist CLIFF THORBURN , the No 6 seed, are playing their opening matches.
David Vine introduces highlights from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Commentator TED LOWE
Producers NICK HUNTER and JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Book, Pot Black, 70p, from books)tops
When is a Play Not a Play?
' What I object to in the present upsurge of drama documentaries is the fact that the television companies are trying to seduce the audience and say this is real'
Joseph Hone , television critic
This special edition of Arena examines the current controversy over the boundaries between drama and documentary and looks at the problems which face programme makers who use the conventions of fiction to represent ' the facts '.
' I always say to our people go out and dig the truth out and it will be our truth, because the truth is always partial and so are we '
Tony Garnett , drama producer, Law and Order
'... it's not a documentary because they're not the real people, they're not even the real names, they're not even the real places ...'
Paul Watson , documentary producer, Breakaway Girls
Other contributors include Jack Gold , Denis Mitchell
Quentin Crisp , Alan Clarke
Jim Allen and Alasdair Milne
Film cameraman PHILIP BONHAM CARTER Film editor ALAN LEWENS Director NIGEL WILLIAMS Producer ALAN YENTOB
John Rye reads Anthropos Feels His Age by D. j. ENRIGHT