6.5 Modern Art: Leger. 6.30 Oceanography: East Anglian Coast. 6.55 Biology: Osmoregulatlon. 7.20 Rabbits and Chalk Grassland. 7.45 Reunion by Alan Plater.
The Cockcroft Report
1: What's All the Fuss About?
' Which number is greater than 6,399?' Last year a report on the teaching of maths revealed that some children can answer that question at the age of seven while others still can't at 14. How can you teach them effectively?
Norman Gowar talks to members of the Cockcroft Committee in the first of three programmes for parents and teachers.
Producer JOHN JAWORSKI
A BBC/Open University production
Twelve exciting chapters starring Ralph Byrd as Terry Kent Bela Lugosi as Boroff Maxine Doyle as Jean Norman Lee Ford as Snapper McGee 6: Deadly Cargo
Terry Kent and cameraman Snapper McGee try to prevent the lethal gas pellets from being shipped out of a train station. But deadly danger looms again ...
Directed by WILLIAM WITNEY and ALAN JAMES
A Republic serial
Presented by Charlotte Allen The Big Deal
Given a pack of cards, design and construct a machine which will automatically deal four hands of 13 cards.
That's the problem for teams from Opsec Limited, Townsend Thor esen and The Photographers.
Watching the deal, Heinz Wolff with guest judge Ian Fells , Professor of Energy Conversion, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Assistant producer CHARLES HUFF Producer PETER BRUCE
BBC2 Snooker Championship The fifth of seven programmes First one-frame Semi-Final Mark Thompson (Derby)
1983 British Junior Under 19 Champion v John Parrott (Liverpool) Defending Junior Pot Black
Champion. Introduced by ALAN WEEKS. Commentator TED LOWE Guest WILLIE THORNE Referee VIC BARTLAM
Director JOHN G. SMITH
Producer REG PERRIN. BBC Pebble Mill
Four experts look back over 30 years of British rock and pop music. Mike Read , Tim Rice , his brother Joe, and Paul Gambaccini are joined by star guests.
Where the public sets the agenda Tonight: Christine's Children
Three years ago Christine Ridg well and her two young daughters were paid a rare visit by her ex-husband. Although Christine had been granted custody of the girls, he snatched them and took them to his new home in Italy. She tells of her long and harrowing fight for her children.
Her case is not unique: right now at least 500 children, snatched from Britain, are still outside the country, outside our laws.
Made by the Community Programme Unit in partnership with the public
with subtitles, followed by Weather
New Zealand v
The British Isles From Auckland,
NIGEL STARMER-SMITH introduces highlights of the final Test match. Also, reflections on the whole tour.
Television presentation TVNZ Producer huw jones
The sensational four-part dramatisation of the private lives of eight American Presidents - as seen through the eyes of a mother and daughter who served as White House maids for 52 years. starring as the Presidents and First Ladies: and 2: President Wilson is replaced by Warren Harding - ushering in an era of corruption and scandal at the White House. Mrs Harding calls on Maggie's services day and night, anguished by rumours about her husband's affairs. When Harding dies suddenly in San Francisco, Vice-President Coolidge takes over, filling the White House with children, dogs, chickens and a racoon!
Screenplay by GWEN BAGNI and PAUL DUBOV Produced by ED FRIENDLY and MICHAEL O'HERLIHY
Directed by MICHAEL O'HERLIHY
Warren G Harding:
the servants: Lillian Rogers:
the servants: Maggie Rogers:
the servants: Mercer:
the servants: Mrs Jaffray:
the servants: Mays:
the servants: Ike Hoover:
An international competition for singers at the start of their professional careers.
Tonight's performance is the second of the preliminary rounds between
Suzan Bingemann (Canada) John Hancorn (England)
Piano accompanist JOHN BLAKELY Sigriour Grbndal (Iceland)
Andrea Trauboth (Germany) with the BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader DESMOND BRADLEY conducted by JAMES LOCKHART Piano accompanist INGRID SURGENOR
11.35 Graphs, Networks and Design Transportation Problems
How can a number of sources of raw materials be most effectively connected to their consumers?
12.0 Introduction to Psychology
When people negotiate, what determines their success? Their own personality or the situation at the time? Can a cooperative person really negotiate well?
12.25 Adult Literacy. The Cape Verde Experience: 2
The second of two programmes about adult literacy work in the Cape Verde Islands, where the government is being advised by th'e Brazilian educator, Paulo Freire.