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: Open University

6.40 Nitrogen Fixation: 1. 7.5 Maths-Eccentricities. 7.30 Maths Across the Curriculum.

: Play School

(Details on BBC1 at 3.55 pm)

: International Golf

The Suntory
World Match Play Championship from the West Course, Wentworth
The first-round winners meet the four seeded players: GREG NORMAN of Australia - the holder
BILL ROGERS of the United States - the 1981 Open Champion
DAVID GRAHAM of Australia - the 1981 us Open Champion
BERNHARD LANGER of Germany - the leading European player of 1981. Commentators PETER ALLISS , CLIVE CLARK , BRUCE CRITCHLEY and ALEX HAY
Television presentation


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Greg Norman
Unknown: Bill Rogers
Unknown: David Graham
Unknown: Bernhard Langer
Commentators: Peter Alliss
Commentators: Clive Clark
Commentators: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Producer: David Kenning

: * pm Closedown

: Racing from Ascot

BBC Outside Broadcast cameras cover four races on the first day of Ascot's first October meeting.
2.30 The Duke of Edinburgh Stakes (6f)
3.5 The Mitre Stakes (H'cap. 1¼m)
3.40 The Marlborough House Stakes (3-year-olds. Old Mile)
4.10 The Tankerville Nursery Stakes (H'cap. 2-year-olds. 7f) Introduced by Julian Wilson


Introduced by: Julian Wilson
Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Jimmy Lindley
Commentator: John Hanmer
Television presentation by: Bill Taylor

: International Golf

Further coverage from Wentworth

: Open University

4.50 Education - Future Issues 5.15 Metal Finishing 5.40 The Semi-Detached House. 6.5 James Bond : 8. 6.30 Geologist on the Moon.


Unknown: James Bond

: Something Else

The series of programmes made by young people for young people. Tonight's programme comes from Bristol. , ,
'What is the meaning of the universe? '
' Why are we all here?
When a multi-racial group of nine young people from Bristol got together to make tonight's programme they found they had more in common than the ' media' would have them believe. They used their time to talk (about unemployment, education, street violence ...) and make music with Dave Wakeling and Ranking Roger of The Beat. And there's more music from Talisman.
Made with the help of the community PROGRAMME UNIT


Unknown: Dave Wakeling

: News Summary

with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather

: Gardeners' World

Barnsdale Clay Jones and Geoff Hamilton plant and sow, and reap and store vegetables, flowers and herbs.
Produced by JOHN KENYON BBC Birmingham
The following BBC videocassettes are available from retailers: Mr Smith 's Vegetable Garden BBCV 1000), Mr Smith 's Flower Garden (BBCV 1001), Mr Smith 's Indoor Garden (BBCV 1002), £37.95 each


Unknown: Barnsdale Clay Jones
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Produced By: John Kenyon
Unknown: Mr Smith
Unknown: Mr Smith
Unknown: Mr Smith

: Neighbours

The third of six programmes from the Bristol Arts Unit
' Culturally we find that we have had to provide what society doesn't provide for us.'
In the run-down areas of our cities, ethnic communities are under economic, racial and political pressure. To resist those pressures the communities are building a culture, a culture of resistance.
This film looks at that culture of resistance as it flourishes in the Bristol district of St Paul's. Through speech, song and dance its inhabitants present a collective self-portrait.
Photography CHRIS COX
Film editor PAUL CARTER Director BARRIE GAVIN BBC Bristol
On Sunday a second film on the St Paul's area of Bristol called Voices from Another Part of Town will be shown


Unknown: Alex Whitfield
Unknown: Chris Cox
Unknown: Albert Bailey
Editor: Paul Carter
Director: Barrie Gavin

: Not Another Not the Nine O'Clock News

First of three of bits of the best of the last three series shoved together in a different order. Featuring
Rowan Atkinson , Griff Rhys Jones Mel Smith and Pamela Stephenson
Not the Nine O'Clock News (record RES 421. cassette ZCF 421) from retailers


Unknown: Rowan Atkinson
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Pamela Stephenson
Director: Bill Wilson
Producers: Sean Hardie
Producers: John Lloyd

: Prisoners of Conscience

A series of four programmes about the abuse of human rights throughout the world. Vladimir Bukovsky
In 1961, at the age of 19, Vladimir Bukovsky was first arrested by the KGB for anti-Soviet activities. For most of the next 13 years he was either in prison, labour camps or ' mental ' institutions. Even while in prison he continued to campaign against Soviet abuse of legal and human rights, with the result that in 1976 he was expelled from the Soviet Union in exchange for a Chilean Communist.
Reporter John Morgan Written by ALAN JANES
Film editor ERIC BROWN
Film cameraman IAN STONE Designer JOHN STOUT
Producer FRANK cox. Directed by BEN REA


Unknown: Vladimir Bukovsky
Unknown: Vladimir Bukovsky
Reporter: John Morgan
Written By: Alan Janes
Editor: Eric Brown
Unknown: Ian Stone
Designer: John Stout
Producer: Frank Cox.
Directed By: Ben Rea
Bukovsky: Michael Williams
Bukovsky's mother: Brenda Bruce
KGB: Constantin de Goguel
KGB: Richard Beale
KGB: Graham Weston
KGB: Anthony Brothers
KGB: Barry Summerford
Psychiatrists: Anne Robson
Psychiatrists: Elizabeth Bell
Psychiatrists: Patricia Heneghan
Psychiatrists: Julian Fox
Psychiatrists: Richard Williams
Volpin: Leslie Schofield
Judge: Kathleen Michael
Young prisoner: Jonathan Oliver
Sanya: Roy Evans

: Revolting Women

Fourth of five programmes
Tonight Margerine Teapot and her Teacosies invite you to a Party Political.
And - as our serial draws to its climax - the heroic Bogwomen fight off another wave of corruption from the men of Manchester. with Jeni Barnett , Philip Bird , Linda Broughton , Linda Dobell and Alison Skilbeck
Assistant producer JACKIE SPRECKLEY Director LOU WAKEFIELD Producer LYN WEBSTER BBC Manchester


Unknown: Margerine Teapot
Unknown: Jeni Barnett
Unknown: Philip Bird
Unknown: Linda Broughton
Unknown: Linda Dobell
Unknown: Alison Skilbeck
Producer: Jackie Spreckley
Director: Lou Wakefield
Producer: Lyn Webster

: Newsnight

PETER SNOW and JOHN TUSA report on the Social Democrats; with PETER HOBDAY and DONALD MAC-CORMICK to assess the other major news and what's behind it at home and abroad.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Hobday

: International Golf

The Suntory
World Match Play Chavipionship from the West Course,
Wentworth HARRY CARPENTER introduces highlights of today's second-round matches.


Introduces: Wentworth Harry Carpenter

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