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: Daytime on Two

9.10 Technical Studies 5: Presswork

9.38 Science Workshop Fabrics: 'A'

10.0 You and Me: Swing and Sway
Jamilla Massey and her friends show how to say hello in dance and tell an Asian story in English.

10.15 Maths File: 3: Fractions
Two-thirds of something suggests division (into thirds) and multiplications (by two); can two-thirds also be a number in its own right?

10.38 Maths Topics: Trigonometry: 5

11.0 Words and Pictures: Witches Four

11.17 The Music Arcade: 5: Vocal Sounds (2)

11.39 General Studies: Who is Big Brother?

12.5 Buongiorno Italia!: 5: Rivediamo un Po

12.30 People First: A Home of One's Own
The last of five films aimed at the parents of children with a mental handicap.
The move back into society in small semi-independent groups is reflected in the move of six severely handicapped teenagers out of a large hostel to an ordinary house.

12.55-1.10: Let's Go - Series 3: 5: Let's Go Out Together
Ten programmes for moderately mentally-handicapped young adults, presented by Brian Rix.
Let's Go Book 3, £1.50 Including postage from [address removed]

1.38 Let's See: 2: It Has to Get There

2.1 Watch!: Eid

2.18 Read On!: 5: Journey On!

2.40 Zig Zag: The Trial: (2)


Producer (Science Workshop): Michael Coyle
Presenter (You and Me): Jamilla Massey
Producer (You and Me): Judith Miles
Commentary (People First)/presenter (Let's Go): Brian Rix
Producer (People First): Robert Clamp
Producer (Read On!): Geoff Wilson

: International Snooker

The State Express
World Team Classic from
The Hexagon, Reading Australia v Wales
Wales won the trophy in 1979 and 1980.

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Eight Days a Week

The seventh of eight weekly programmes presented by Robin Denselow , who looks at the week's most interesting events in rock and pop music - singles and album releases, books, videos, films, concerts and news.
Director JOHN whiston Producer JILL SINCLAIR


Presented By: Robin Denselow
Director: John Whiston
Producer: Jill Sinclair

: Pro-Celebrity Bowls

for The Reunion Clubs Trophy from Beach House Park, Worthing Four celebrities from the world of entertainment, sport and trade unions combine with four of the finest bowlers in the country for this Pro-Celebrity Tournament.
Roy Kinnear teams up with world champion David Bryant , football manager John Bond with John Dunn , Lord Gormley with Mal Hughes and billiards player Rex Williams with John Bell. Commentator DAVID VINE
Producer JOHNNIE watherston


Unknown: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: David Bryant
Unknown: John Bond
Unknown: John Dunn
Unknown: Mal Hughes
Unknown: Rex Williams
Unknown: John Bell.

: Year of the French

A documentary series giving an insight, month by month, into the lives of individual French men and women. October:
The Fashion Designer
It's hard to make a name in the capital of fashion, but in ten years Chantal Thomass-young, self-taught - has become one of France's leading designers.
Now she has to prepare her new autumn collection of limited edition, ready-to-wear clothes, for the most important show of her year. Only 45 minutes to display the work of the past six months - and in competition with the greats of Paris fashion. The last few days are a time of tension, humour, emotion, panic. Then the great day-chaos and tears back-stage, poise and elegance on the catwalk where 25 models look down at the press and fashion buyers of the world.
Zippy and exciting (daily MAIL) Fascinating (the STANDARD) Series editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF Producer JOHN BIRD


Narrator: Michael Dean

: International Snooker

Australia v Wales
DAVID VINE introduces further coverage of this afternoon's match from The Hexagon, Reading

: Bookmark

at the Booker McConnell Prize
Presented by Simon Winchester and Selina Scott
The entire programme comes from Stationers' Hall, London, for the presentation of Britain's most important literary award.
There will be a film about each of the six shortlisted books and interviews with the authors, in front of leading members from the world of literature and publishing. Rates of Exchange Malcolm Bradbury
Life and Times of Michael K J. M. Coetzee Flying to Nowhere
John Fuller
The Illusionist Anita Mason Shame
Salman Rushdie Waterland
Graham Swift
One of the above will win £10,000. The announcement will be made live during the programme.
Executive producer BERNARD CLARK


Presented By: Simon Winchester
Presented By: Selina Scott
Unknown: John Fuller
Unknown: Anita Mason
Producer: Bernard Clark

: International Snooker

The State Express
World Team Classic from The Hexagon, Reading Australia v Wales
Wales play their final match in Group A, that will decide who qualifies for the semi-final, a stage that RAY REARDON , TERRY GRIFFITHS and doug mountjoy have always reached up until this year.
Australia, on the other hand, have only reached the semi-finals once before and EDDIE CHARLTON , JOHN CAMPBELL and WARREN KING will need to play at their best if they are to qualify in Group A.


Unknown: Ray Reardon
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Eddie Charlton
Unknown: John Campbell
Unknown: Warren King

: Arena

Borges and I
Tonight the new series of Arena opens with a unique profile of one of the great literary figures of our time, the blind Argentine poet and storyteller, Jorge Luis Borges.
Now 84, he is the acknowledged master of the rich new literature of South America. Above all, Borges's stories are a dazzling exploration of his own mind and his own limitless curiosity. His magical tales are often rooted in puzzles and paradoxes. Imagine a man who can forget absolutely nothing, a knife that mysteriously controls the destinies of those who handle it, a point in space that contains everything that exists.
Bringing together an exotic miscellany of incident and reference, Borges's work draws on the extraordinary landscape of Argentina and Uruguay-with their traditions of gauchos, horses, and old-time knife fighters-and on his profound and vivid love of books, especially those of other times and other places. Filmed in Uruguay, Buenos Aires and Paris, tonight's programme re-creates some of Borges's most memorable stories, among them Death and the Compass, The Meeting and Funes the Memorious.
Photography MIKE soothon
Sound recordist JOHN HOOPER Film editor AROAN FISHER Associate producer
Executive producer ALAN YENTOB Director david WHEATLEY


Unknown: Jorge Luis Borges.
Unknown: John Hooper
Producer: Alan Yentob

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party

: Newsnight

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