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: Daytime on Two

9.10 Higher Education: 1: Choices
How do you choose between 5,000 degree courses offered by 250 institutions, particularly if you have not decided on a career?

9.38 Going to Work: Post Office Cadet
A look at some cadets' jobs.

10.0 You and Me: Open/Closed
Introduced by Michael Maynard.

10.15 Music Time: Call and Response
Children sing songs from Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, and play questions and answers on percussion instruments.
Presenters Jonathan Cohen and Helen Speirs with Felix Cobbson and 'Aklowa'.

10.38 British Social History: Shame
by David Cook.
A play about the Workhouse Act of 1834, starring Victoria Fairbrother and Oliver Cotton.

11.0 Zig-Zag: Patterns Hold the Key
In 1854 Sir John Snow found a pattern of disease. It held the key to the conquest of cholera.

11.23 Talkabout: The King Who Learned to Smile
Despite his riches, the King is always sad until his page boy, Alfred, finds a way to cheer him up.

11.42 General Studies: Censorship - The Limits of Freedom: 2: The Arts Unlimited?
A look at examples of controversial works from literature, the theatre, film and broadcasting.

12.10 pm Wheels of Fire: 6 - With Our Own Hands
Ten films.
How Hyderabad's Urban Community Development Programme has transformed conditions for the city's slum dwellers by helping people help themselves.

12.40 On the Rocks: 6: Back to Base
The oldest out-cropping rocks in the British Isles.
Book (same title) £2.95 from booksellers

1.5-1.30 Multi-Cultural Education: 6- Teacher, Examine Thyself!
'Racism awareness' workshop for teachers.

1.38 Politics in Action: 1: Election 83
A new Modern Studies series.
This year's General Election in the Edinburgh East constituency.
BBC Scotland

2.1 Words and Pictures: The Surprise
Frog wants to surprise Toad by sweeping up the leaves on his lawn. Toad plans a similar kind deed, but the wind spoils the surprise.

2.18 Exploring Science: Energy
What do scientists mean by the word 'energy'?

2.40 The Music Arcade: 6: Keyboards
Jonathan Cohen leads a performance of 'My hat!'


Producer (Higher Education): Andrew Neal
Series producer (Going to Work): Paul Mitchell
Presenter (You and Me): Michael Maynard
Producer (You and Me): Barbara Parker
Presenter (Music Time)/keyboardist (The Music Arcade): Jonathan Cohen
Presenter (Music Time): Helen Speirs
Musician (Music Time): Felix Cobbson
Producer (Music Time/The Music Arcade): Elizabeth Bennett
Writer (British Social History): David Cook
[Actress]: Victoria Fairbrother
[Actor]: Oliver Cotton
Presenter (Talkabout): Jill Shelling
Producer (Talkabout): Moyra Gambleton
Narrator (General Studies): Nick Ross
Producer (General Studies): Bruce Jamson
Narrator (Politics in Action): Alec Heggie
Producer (Politics in Action): Robert Clark
Producer (Exploring Science): Robert Gwyn

: Closedown

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Refereeing

A series offour films
3:Fair and Unfair ChallengesNarrator JOHN MOTSON
Devised and written by KEN RIDDEN of the Football Association Producer BOB ABRAHAMS


Narrator: John Motson
Written By: Ken Ridden
Producer: Bob Abrahams

: Grange Hill

A series of 18 programmes Part 5 by MARGARET SIMPSON
There is a shorter school day at Grange Hill as Jonah and Zammo decide to fill the gap by going elsewhere. Meanwhile, Fay's hockey trials bring her relationship with Annette to breaking point.
(Part 6 Wednesday 6.10 pm)


Unknown: Margaret Simpson
Mrs McGuire: Jenny Twigge
Miss Mooney: Lucinda Gane
Miss Saunders: Jennie Stoller
Mr Keating: Robert Hartley
Chip shop owner: Drew Dawson
Mrs Jones: Rachel Davies
Mr Durrant: Stanley Lebor
Mr Perkins: James Fleet
Fay Lucas: Alison Bettles
Annette Firman: Nadia Chambers
Denny Rees: Julian Griffiths
Zammo McGuire: Lee MacDonald
Roland Browning: Erkan Mustafa
Janet St Clair: Simone Nylander
Gripper Stebson: Mark Savage
Randir Singh: Kaka Singh
Jonah Jones: Lee Sparke
Diane Cooney: Julie-Ann Steel
Julie Marchant: Lisa York
Sarah: Joanne Bell
Mandy: Anita Savage
Jeremy Irvine: Vincent Matthews
Barry: John Drummond
Pete: John Gilletti
Simon: Karl Lines
Darren: Nigel Tomlinson
Girl: Deborah O'Beirne
Mr Butterworth: Michael Graham Cox
Mr Smart: Simon Haywood
Brian: Harvey Hillyer
Kevin: Martin Murphy
Shopkeeper: Henry Moxon
Tea room ladies: Jean Ainslie
Tea room ladies: Joanna Field
Women in street: Billie Love
Women in street: Lizzie McKenzie
Man in street: Paddy Ward
Jimmy Flynn: Terry Kinsella
Terry Mitchell: Keith Meade
Julia: Anna Hayes
Café boys: David Belham
Café boys: Keith McBride
Café boys: Robert Morrow
Café boys: Mike Smart

: The Gaffer

by Ted Walker
Narrated by Leo McKern
The first in a series of filmed narrative dramas.
Archie was determined to teach his son a lesson. But as he stood there on the beach at Dover - all beergut and goggles - being greased up for his Channel swim, he began to wonder who exactly was teaching whom.
BBC Bristol


Writer: Ted Walker
Producer: Roger Jenkins
Director: Colin Godman
Narrator: Leo McKern
Archie: Bob Bryan
Harry: Gary Warren
Albert: Reg Lye
Doreen: Juliet Harmer

: Riverside

Tonight's Hallowe'en special is based around the infamous Bat Cave Club.
And there's performance from the mysterious Danielle Dax.
Mike Andrews meets a real witch, and facts about the biggest seller of spells in Europe. On video some good clean fun from America, mud wrestling.


Unknown: Mike Andrews
Producer: Michael Appleton
Director: Stephen Garrett
Producer: John Burrowes

: The Best of Delia

A selection of the most popular programmes from Delia Smith's Cookery Course.
Vegetarian Cooking
Delia demonstrates a quick scone pizza, hazelnut and vegetable burgers, and mixed vegetables a la Grecque.
A BBC tiideobook. Delia Smith 's Home Baking (BBCV 1009); the recipes are in the Part 2 book, £4.25, and also in the Complete Cookery Course, £10.95, from retailers


Director: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Peter Riding
Unknown: Delia Smith

: Rowan and Martin'sLaugh-In

From the heart of beautiful downtown Burbank, the return of the swinging 60s show that made Funk and Wagnall household names and ruined the career of at least one American president.
Socking it to you tonight are guest stars Jack Lemmon Zsa Zsa Gabor Hugh Heffner with Sonny Tufts and. of course, the Laugh-In regulars Dan Rowan
Dave Madden Dick Martin Alan Sues
Goldie Hawn Mitzi McCall Judy Carne
Charlie Brill Arte Johnson
Dick Whittington Joanne Worley Gary Owens Ruth Buzzi
Barbara Feldon Henry Gibson Chelsea Brown and Pigmeat Markham
Very interesting ... but stupid
Executive producer GEORGE SCHLATTER


Unknown: Jack Lemmon
Unknown: Zsa Zsa Gabor
Unknown: Hugh Heffner
Unknown: Dan Rowan
Unknown: Dave Madden
Unknown: Dick Martin
Unknown: Alan Sues
Unknown: Goldie Hawn
Unknown: Mitzi McCall
Unknown: Judy Carne
Unknown: Charlie Brill
Unknown: Arte Johnson
Unknown: Dick Whittington
Unknown: Joanne Worley
Unknown: Gary Owens
Unknown: Ruth Buzzi
Unknown: Barbara Feldon
Unknown: Henry Gibson
Unknown: Chelsea Brown
Unknown: Pigmeat Markham
Producer: George Schlatter

: The Bob Monkhouse Show

Bob Monkhouse presents the second in his new series which features the best in comedy talent from both sides of the Atlantic. Tonight his special guests are Ronnie Barker, Warren Mitchell, and one of America's most original young comediennes, Victoria Jackson. Featuring music from The Harry Stoneham Band.


Presenter: Bob Monkhouse
Guest: Ronnie Barker
Guest: Warren Mitchell
Guest: Victoria Jackson
Musicians: The Harry Stoneham Band
Programme Associate: Neil Shand
Script Associate: Dennis Berson
Script Associate: Spike Mullins
Sound: Hugh Barker
Lighting: Bill Millar
Designer: Paul Trerise
Director: Geoff Miles
Producer: John Fisher

: Horizon

A Child's Guide to Languages
Of the schoolchildren who begin learning French this autumn term, two-thirds will give up within three years with little or nothing to show for it. For most of us, learning foreign languages seems to be difficult, tortuous and usually ends in failure.
Odd, really, when you think that all over the world babies and young children seem to pick up their native language remarkably easily: without formal teaching they acquire not only the words, but the underlying grammar-whether it's English, Chinese or Russian. It always works. So by studying how infants do it, can we find radically new ways of teaching foreign languages? And can these methods be applied in the traditional English school system? Narrator PETER FRANCE
Film editor PAUL RAPLEY
Horizon editor GRAHAM MASSEY
Written and produced by JON PALFREMAN
0 HELPLINES: page 83


Editor: Graham Massey
Produced By: Jon Palfreman

: Frank Delaney

' Language n. human speech; a variety of speech or body of words and idioms, esp. that of a nation; mode of expression; diction; any manner of expressing thought or feeling; bad language - dead language - living language.'
That definition is expanded by the dictionary's editor Betty Kirkpatrick. Frank Delaney 's other guests are the grammarian,
Randolph Quirk , and Christopher Ricks , Professor of English at Cambridge University.
(Frank visits Pebble Mill at One tomorrow, BBC1)


Editor: Betty Kirkpatrick.
Editor: Frank Delaney
Unknown: Randolph Quirk
Unknown: Christopher Ricks
Director: Piiilip Chilvers
Producer: Frances Whitaker

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick , with Joan Bakewell


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

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