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: Open University

( 5 Classroom Interaction. 6.30 Images of Ourselves. Nature. Light on Lasers. 7.20

: Daytime on Two

9.10 Technical Studies: 1: Forging
For students on TEC and City and Guilds Engineering courses as well as those studying CSE and O level Engineering Technology subjects. (Repeat)
Lecturer's notes available from [address removed]

9.38 Science Workshop: Fruit and Vegetables 'A'
Written by Eurfron Gwynne Jones.
When is a fruit not a fruit? (Repeat)

10.0 You and Me: Are There Enough?
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds.
Clive runs a shop full of conjuring tricks and party goods. Rabbit helps, and between them they get the maths right. (Repeat)

10.15 Maths File: 1: Number Lines
How do you 'see' 96 + 7? Could a number line make the addition easier? (Repeat)

10.38 Maths Topics: Trigonometry: (1)
Turning, revolutions, degrees - introducing sine, cosine, tangent as projections. (Repeat)

11.0 Words and Pictures: Tigers
(Shown on Monday at 2.1)

11.17 The Music Arcade: Songwriting
(Shown on Monday at 2.40)

11.39 General Studies: A Crowded Space
(Shown on Monday at 11.42)

12.5 Buongiorno Italia!: 1: Buongiorno!
A course for beginners in Italian.
How to greet people and ask for something.
(BBC student's book 14.95, tutor's notes £3.0, cassettes and records available from bookshops or BBC Publications)

12.30 People First: 1: What Every Parent Needs
Five films aimed at the parents of children with a mental handicap.
Determination and courage to keep going are two vital qualities that parents must have. For Sarah's parents the new hope that the Cheyne Centre for Spastic Children in London has brought to the whole family was only achieved after a long struggle. For Roy, now 21. and enjoying life at Lufton Manor near Yeovil-a rural training centre - it has taken 20 years of prodding and prompting by his parents at officialdom.

12.55 Let's Go - Series 3: 1: Let's Make Up Our Minds
Presented by Brian Rix.
Ten programmes for moderately mentally handicapped young adults.
How to make decisions

1.10 The Open University
Physics Demonstrations for Schools (2): Mechanics - A Visit to the Circus
The basic laws of mechanics are shown in juggling and high-wire acts.
Compiled from BBC/OU productions

1.38 Let's See: Houses
(Shown on Tuesday at 1.40)

2.1 Watch!: Robinson Crusoe - Shipwreck
(Shown on Tuesday at 11.0)

2.18 Read On!: 1: The First Person
- all about biography.

A series of ten programmes to help develop the reading skills of 10- to 12-year-olds.

2.40 Zig Zag: The Norman Invasion
(Shown on Monday at 11.0)


Writer (Science Workshop): Eurfron Gwynne Jones
Producer (Science Workshop): Michael Coyle
Producer (Maths Topics): David Roseveare
Commentary (People First)/presenter (Let's Go): Brian Rix
Film editor (People First): Roger Guertin
Producer (People First): Robert Clamp
Producer (Read On!): Geoff Wilson

: Crown Green Bowling

The Waterloo: The 1983 Greenall Whitley Bowling Handicap
This is the 75th Waterloo Handicap - 2,048 players started out weeks ago on the long trail to today, finals day.
The winner will receive 12,000 and the most prestigious title in Crown Green Bowling.
Richard Duckenfield introduces highlights of the semi-finals and live coverage of the final. Commentator HARRY RIGBY
Producer nick hunter


Unknown: Greenall Whitley
Introduces: Richard Duckenfield
Commentator: Harry Rigby

: Music: Instrumentation

John Rutter uses Ravel's Introduction and Allegro to demonstrate the principles of instrumentation. This performance was specially recorded by the nasii ENSEMBLE.
Producer david selicman
A BBC/Open University production


Unknown: John Rutter

: F.A.C.T.S.

Football Association Coaching: Tactics, Skills
13: Goalkeeping (1) Coach MIKE KELLY
Player PETER shilton
And supporting match action showing the close relationship between coaching, practice and performance.
Producer BOB Abrahams


Unknown: Mike Kelly
Producer: Bob Abrahams

: Eight Days a Week

The second of eight programmes presented by Robin Denselow who looks at the week's most interesting events in contemporary music - single and album releases, books, videos, films, concerts and news.
Director PHILIP chilvers Producer JILL SINCLAIR


Presented By: Robin Denselow
Director: Philip Chilvers
Producer: Jill Sinclair

: Great Railway Journeys of the World

The third of seven programmes Zambezi Express with Michael Wood
Cape Town to the Victoria Falls-still the most romantic railway journey in Africa. It follows Cecil Rhodes 's route north to the Zambezi. And in December 1979, that meant a journey into war.
Series producer ROGER LAUcirroN
Series researcher ADAIRE OSBALDESTON Producer BRIAN james
BBC Manchester
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 270


Unknown: Michael Wood
Unknown: Cecil Rhodes

: Crown Green Bowling

The Waterloo: The 1983 Greenall Whitley Bowling Handicap
Richard Duckenfield introduces highlights of the Finals' day. Commentator HARRY RIGBY
Producer nick hunter


Unknown: Greenall Whitley
Introduces: Richard Duckenfield
Commentator: Harry Rigby

: Chronicle Over Egypt

Rescued from the Nile
Eleven years ago Chronicle began recording the rescue of the last and most Important Egyptian temple from the swirling waters of the Aswan High Dam.
The first of the monuments rescued was the celebrated Abu Simbel. The Ptolemaic temples of Isis and Trajan's Kiosk, dating from 350 BC, and built on the now submerged island of Philae, are the last Each stone has been catalogued and moved to dry land for renovation. Now they have been reassembled on an exact replica of their original site.
The British people contributed to the venture through the proceeds of the Tutankhamun exhibition, and Royal Navy divers helped dismantle the stonework. The task is now complete and the temples can be seen as intended - as the ' Pearl of Egypt
Introduced by Erik de Mauny
Producer JULIA cave
Series producer bruce norman


Introduced By: Erik de Mauny
Producer: Julia Cave

: Butterflies

by CARLA LANE starring
Wendy Craig
Geoffrey Palmer and Bruce Montague
Film cameraman DAVID SWAN Film editor MONICA MEAD
Studio lighting RON BRISTOW Designer JANET BUDDEN
Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 270


Unknown: Wendy Craig
Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer
Unknown: Bruce Montague
Unknown: David Swan
Unknown: Ron Bristow
Designer: Janet Budden
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Ria: Wendy Craig
Ben: Geoifrey Palmer
Leonard bri: Ce Montague
Adam: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Russell: Andrew Hall
Ruby: Joyce Windsor
Thomas: Michael Ripper
Mr Conrad: Milton Johns
Jeannie: Sarah James
Sophie: Liz Whiting
Youth: Peter Hale
Girl: Sorel Johnson

: Championship Darts

The Unipart
British Professional
< Championship from The Coatham Bowl, Redcar. Peter Purves introduces the last two matches in the second round. In the first, No 6 Seed BOBBY dazzler ' GEORGE is expected to meet the ' ambassador of darts, former World Champion and captain of Wales LEIGHTON REES, should they both survive difficult first-round matches.
Commentators sm WADDELL and TONY GREEN
Producer* keith Phillips , uixt adley


Producer: Keith Phillips

: The Gathering Seed: 3

A serial in six episodes by Jim Allen
After demob, a restless Joe Henshaw returns to Collyhurst. The Kilbride family is in trouble - Martin is still in Strangeways, Martha is badly in debt and Irene has disappeared. Joe sets out to find her.


Writer: Jim Allen
Studio Lighting: Dave Sydenham
Studio Sound: John Howell
Designer: Raymond Cusick
Producer: Colin Tucker
Director: Tom Clegg
Joe Henshaw: David Threlfall
Old man: Tom Harrison
Old woman: Marion Smith
Spiv: John Tordoff
Billy Eccles: Bill Dean
Jim Larkin: James Ellis
Kitty Henshaw: Brenda Fricker
Martin Kilbride: Tony Westrope
Irene Kilbride: Gilly Coman
GI: Guy Gregory
Martha Kilbride: Rita May
Fred Pawsey: Peter Kerrigan
Sarah Goldman: Goldman Hutchison
George: Mark Hudson
Barman: Harry Webster
Nawy: Noel Murphy
Peggy Henshaw: Karen Meagher
Rita Kilbride: Grace Allen
Nun: Ann Apis

: Newsnight

John Tusa and Vincent Hanna with a full report from the Liberal Assembly in Harrogate; With DONALD MACCORMICK and LINDA ALEXANDER in London to assess the news at home and abroad.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Linda Alexander

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British Professional Championship
Further coverage of the second round.

: Open University

What are the relative properties of a ' pop ' bottle with a life of a few months compared with those of plastic gas pipes with a life of at least 50 years?
12.35 Instrumentation in Train Development.
An outside broadcast from British Rail's Derby works.

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