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: Open University

6.5 Ontario: Land Use. 6.30 The Moonies. 6.55 Maths: The Binomial Theorem. 7.20 World Food Production.
7.45 A Question of Interpretation.

: Business Club

: Good for Business

A series of five programmes
3: Taking the Biscuit

: Play School Play Ideas

FLOELLA BENJAMIN highlights some of the participation activities and rhymes being used in Play School this week. The theme is different kinds of movement.


Presenter: Floella Benjamin
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Designer: Gwen Evans
Director: Christine Hewitt
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: Play School

: Maths Help

A second series of 12 programmes 6: Geometry 11
There are no mechanical routines to follow automatically - like long division - when solving problems in geometry. But, given a complete hand of theorems, you can play your strongest theorem at each stage of the game as you advance step-by-step towards the answer.
Presented by LAURIE BUXTON (Inner London Education Authority)
Books, Maths Help parts 1 and 2, 13.05 each from booksellers


Presented By: Laurie Buxton

: Let's Go

: Closedown

: de Bono's Thinking Course

Presented by DR EDWARD DE BONO A series of ten programmes
8: Making Decisions


Presented By: Dr Edward de Bono

: Illusions of Reality

Five films about the cinema and public opinion in the 1930s 3: Once a Hun ...

: Micros in the Classroom

The third of five films about microcomputers in UK schools.
BOB SALKELD reports on micros in the classroom.
A Friend in the Corner
Learning to read, environment studies and archaeology are some of the areas which are being enriched and enlivened by the micro. But is it a threat to the teacher?


Unknown: Bob Salkeld
Director: Tom Roberts
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Closedown

: Resources in Sound

Music does not have to be played on a Stradivarius. RICHARD ORTON of York University is an expert on home-made musical instruments, and HUGH DAVIES composes and performs using electronics.
A BBC/Open University production


Unknown: Hugh Davies
Producer: John Selwyn Gilbert

: Zorro's Fighting Legion

Chapter 10: Mystery Wagon
Zorro is taken prisoner and locked in a wagon which is sent spinning down a steep escarpment....
(Chapter 11 tomorrow at 5.40)

: Color Rhapsody

Let's Go
A classic Columbia cartoon

: That Was the Year

1745 - Today's headlines ...
George Handel is top of the flops ... Bonnie Prince Charlie is the toast of Scotland ... and the first women's cricket match.
Chris Serle looks at the news stories of 1745. With Judy Merry John Mundy and Bruce Lenman Designer BARRY ROACH Director mike HEALEY Producer DAVID BROWN


Unknown: George Handel
Unknown: Bonnie Prince Charlie
Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Judy Merry
Unknown: John Mundy
Unknown: Bruce Lenman
Designer: Barry Roach
Director: Mike Healey
Producer: David Brown

: Riverside

This week music from Sex Gang Children. David Grant clarifies some misconceptions about record company deals when he talks to Simon Draper , Managing Director of Virgin Records, Peter Walm sley, Licensing Manager of Rough Trade Records and Lynval Golding of FUN BOY THREE. Perry Haines discusses the state of British fashion and more dance collaboration with the choreography of Beyhan Fawkes and the amazing voice of Alison Limerick in piece from WAYNE SLEEP'S Dash. Executive producer MICHAEL APPLETON Director david G. CROFT


Unknown: David Grant
Unknown: Simon Draper
Unknown: Peter Walm
Unknown: Perry Haines
Unknown: Alison Limerick
Producer: Michael Appleton
Director: David G. Croft
Producer: John Burrowes

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: The BBC2 Film Competition

'The hills were alive with the whirring of film cameras! - Michael Dean's initial reaction to the miles of film, ranging from 30-second cartoons to mammotn costume dramas, sent in by hopeful entrants in this first network film competition. Students, pensioners, school-teachers. housewives and film societies will have their work judged to professional standards by juries of distinguished film-makers including Carl Foreman, Alan Parker, Verity Lambert, Richard Williams, Peter Yates, Michael Winner, Ken Loach and Mai Zetterling.
In tonight's programme Michael Dean introduces films made by a Cheltenham Boys Club, a laboratory technician, and a dealer in truck parts. The winner from this drama section will go through to the final with a chance to win the first prize of £1,000.


Presenter: Michael Dean
Unknown: Carl Foreman
Unknown: Alan Parker
Unknown: Verity Lambert
Unknown: Richard Williams
Unknown: Peter Yates
Director: Rosalind Gold
Producer: Mark Patterson

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Cricket- World Cup Final 1975
The final may not have involved the host country England, but what a feast was in store for the packed crowd at Lords as the WEST INDIES went in to bat against
Series producer JEFF GODDARD
(The Australians reply, tomorrow at 8.40)


Producer: Jeff Goddard

: Roxy Music

A concert recorded live in Fréjus,
France, on 27 August 1982 before an audience of 15,000. Bryan Ferry (vocals)
Phil Manzanera (guitar)
Andy Mackay (saxophone) Neil Hubbard (guitar)
Andy Newmark (drums)
Alan Spenner (bass guitar)
Jimmy Maelen (percussion)
Guy Fletcher (keyboards)
Fonzi Thornton , Michelle Cobbs
Tawatha Agee (backing vocals)
Songs include: 'Both ends running ', 'Can't let go V Avalon ,
' Dance away ', ' Love is the drug ,
'Do the strand' and 'Jealous guy .
Film cameraman ALEC CURTIS
Sound recordist STEWART MOSER Film editor JOHN CARR Producer robin NASH


Guitar: Phil Manzanera
Guitar: Andy MacKay
Guitar: Neil Hubbard
Guitar: Andy Newmark
Bass: Alan Spenner
Guitar: Jimmy Maelen
Unknown: Guy Fletcher
Unknown: Fonzi Thornton
Unknown: Michelle Cobbs
Unknown: Tawatha Agee
Unknown: Stewart Moser
Editor: John Carr

: Pot Black 83

The ninth frame
Featuring in Group 1:
Steve Davis (London), 1981 World Champion and defending Pot Black Champion, against
Willie Thorne (Leicester) a quarter-finalist in the 1982 World Championship.
Davis won against Ray Reardon and lost to Kirk Stevens , whereas Thorne has beaten Kirk Stevens and lost to Ray Reardon !
Introduced by ALAN WEEKS
Referee JOHN WILLIAMS Commentator TED LOWE
Director JOHN G. SMITH Producer


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Ray Reardon
Unknown: Kirk Stevens
Unknown: Kirk Stevens
Unknown: Ray Reardon
Introduced By: Alan Weeks
Unknown: John Williams
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Director: John G. Smith
Unknown: Reg Perrin.

: Horizon: British Science - On the Wrong Track?

Gavin Scott reports for "Horizon" on what happens to the £4 billion of our money that British scientists spend every year. It asks why when Britain wins more Nobel prizes than almost anyone else, our scientists aren't providing industry with the flow of ideas that is needed to keep our factories in business and people in work.

It looks at the way so much of Britain's scientific effort goes into 'big science': expensive prestigious projects like radio telescopes and nuclear physics. It looks at the financial squeeze on the science and technology departments of our universities, and on wealth-producing sciences like biotechnology. And it asks: can we afford to spend nearly 60 per cent of the money we have available for science on military research?

Woddis On ... page 81


Reporter: Gavin Scott
Film Editor: Roy Sharman
"Horizon" Editor: Graham Massey
Producer: Peter Spry-Leverton

: Bread or Blood

A story in five episodes based on A Shepherd's Life by w. H. HUDSON starring with Carolyn Pickles
Ian Redford and Sandra Voe 1: Meat
Winter 1816. Life is hard in the Wiltshire valley of Bishop. Meat is scarce for Ben Jarvis , the black smith , his sister Mary, and the shepherd, Isaac Bawcombe ; and poaching has its rewards and risks ...
Directed by PETER SMITH


Unknown: Peter Ransley
Unknown: H. Hudson
Unknown: Carolyn Pickles
Unknown: Ian Redford
Unknown: Ben Jarvis
Unknown: Black Smith
Unknown: Isaac Bawcombe
Producer: Ruth Caleb
Directed By: Peter Smith
Isaac Bawcombe: Malcolm Storry
Mrs Bawcombe: Sandra Voe
jarvis: Ian Redford
Harbutt: Milton Johns
Mary: Carolyn Pickles
Woman washing: Shirley Morgan
Big Joe: Brian Coburn

: Newsnight

Presenters John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick , with Joan Bakewell , Linda Alexander


Presenters: John Tusa
Presenters: Peter Snow
Presenters: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Linda Alexander
Producers: Peter Bell.
Unknown: Mike Catherwood
Unknown: John Wilkinson
Unknown: Nick Guthrie
Unknown: John Morrell
Editor: Paul Norris
Editor: David Lloyd

: * am Open University

11.45 Geophysical Techniques
For many years it was believed that the basement rocks under Wensleydale were granites. This programme shows how scientists mapped the rocks and eventually succeeded in proving that they were indeed granite.
How can you have lots of radio signals in a single aerial and be able to ' tune In ' to the one you want? It's by using modulation, and different types are available for use in special circumstances.

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