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: Daytime on Two

9.10 Technical Studies: 6: Heat Treatment
For students on TEC and City and Guilds engineering courses, as well as those studying CSE and O-level engineering technology subjects.

9.38 Science Workshop: Fabrics 'B'
High speed tights, low speed silkworms.

10.0 You and Me: Is That Me?
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds.
Introduced by Stephen Tate and Purrfecta the Pussycat.

10.15 Maths Counts: Orders is Orders
by John Tully.
Numbers count, they measure but they also keep things in order-provided you use the right kind of number.

10.38 Maths Topics: Statistics
Data - collection: The National Census, sampling techniques.

11.0 Words and Pictures: The Surprise

11.17 The Music Arcade: 6: Keyboards

11.39 General Studies: 2: The Arts Unlimited?

12.5 Buongiorno Italia!: 6: A che ora parte...?
A course for beginners in Italian.

About travelling and time, and the hours people work.

12.30 The Self-Help Society: 1 - Dweller Control
Five programmes about self-help and mutual aid in Britain.

How three groups have achieved greater control over their housing.

12.55-1.10 Let's Go - Series 3: 6: Let's Join a Crowd
Ten programmes for moderately mentally-handicapped young adults, presented by Brian Rix.

1.20 Descubra Espana: 1: Pueblo y capital
A Spanish language resource series.

In the province of Valladolid; Ambiente de pueblo; Vida de ciudad; La Semana Santa.

1.38 Let's See: Messages: 3: Getting the Message
(Shown on Tuesday at 1.40 pm)

2.1 Watch!: Diwali

2.18 Read On!: 6: Following the Trail
Researching a project and reading a mystery story, step by step.

2.40 Zig Zag: Patterns Hold the Key


Producer (Science Workshop): Michael Coyle
Presenter (You and Me): Stephen Tate
Writer (Maths Counts): John Tully
Producer (Maths Counts): David Roseveare
Producer (Maths Topics): Peter Bratt
Presenter (Let's Go): Brian Rix
Commentary (Descubra Espana): Isabel Soto
Commentary (Descubra Espana): Carlos Riera
Producer (Descubra Espana): John Prescott Thomas
Producer (Read On!): Judith Miles

: Closedown

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Eight Days a Week

The last of eight weekly programmes presented by Robin Denselow , who looks at the week's most interesting events in rock and pop music.


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

: Grange Hill

A series of 18 programmes
N2 set off on their field trip. Needless to say, all does not go according to plan.
Series devised by PHIL REDMOND Producer KENNY MCBAIN Director CAROL WILKS
(For cast see Monday page 41)


Producer: Kenny McBain
Director: Carol Wilks

: The Hollywood Musical:Singin' in the Rain

opens a season of movie greats from the 1950s. starring Gene Kelly
Donald O'Connor , Debbie Reynolds A satirical, tune-filled and affectionate story of Hollywood in the 1920s - as the movies grappled with the arrival of the talkies. This classic musical-often considered the most perfect example of the genre - contains such memorable numbers as 'All I do is dream of you ', ' Make 'em laugh', ' You are my lucky star' and, of course, the title song.
Directed by GENE KELLY and STANLEY DONEN Films: page 20


Unknown: Gene Kelly
Unknown: Donald O'Connor
Unknown: Debbie Reynolds
Play By: Adolph Green
Unknown: Betty Comden
Produced By: Arthur Freed
Directed By: Gene Kelly
Directed By: Stanley Donen
Don Lockwood: Gene Kelly
Cosmo Brown: Donald O'Connor
Kathy Selden: Debbie Reynolds
Lina Lament: Jean Hagen
R F Simpson: Millard Mitchell
Zelda Zanders: Rita Moreno
Roscoe Dexter: Douglas Fowley
Dora Bailey: Madge Blake

: The 20th Century Remembered: First Assignment, 1935

by Arthur Rothstein, American photo-journalist
During President Roosevelt's 'New Deal' programme, the Farm Security Administration set up a group of photographers to take propaganda pictures of life in rural America to publicise its work in helping farmers survive the Great Depression. It was the foundation of a world-famous collection of photographs - the FSA Collection - now in the Library of Congress in Washington.
Arthur Rothstein was one of those photographers. In the first of four programmes he talks about his first assignment.
('Assignment in the Dust Bowl


Presenter: Arthur Rothstein
Rostrum Camera: Ken Morse
Film Editor: John Lee
Producer: John Walker

: Nature

A series of eight programmes Presented by Tony Soper
A weekly look at wildlife and the issues affecting the natural world. TONY SOPER goes whale-watching in the Bay of Fundy. Brian Leith previews the fate of wildlife after nuclear war. Jeremy Cherfas reflects on the biological significance of male fashion. And special guest Sir Peter Scott allows a glimpse at his travel diaries.


Presented By: Tony Soper
Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Fundy. Brian Leith
Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas
Unknown: Sir Peter Scott

: Entertainment USA

The first of eight programmes in which Jonathan King visits a different American city each week and takes a personal, sometimes cynical, look at the American entertainment scene. This week San Francisco for an exclusive interview with David Bowie. He talks to rock veteran Bo Diddley ; the Mayor of San Francisco and visits the Jimi Hendrix Foundation. Plus the latest US pop videos.
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Producer GORDON ELSBURY


Unknown: Jonathan King
Unknown: David Bowie.
Unknown: Bo Diddley
Unknown: Jimi Hendrix
Producer: Michael Hurll
Producer: Gordon Elsbury

: Karen Kay

In her first television series, Karen offers a sparkling blend of songs, dancing and humour, helped out on this first of six programmes by her guests:
Hank Marvin , The Barron Knights Dancers: Powerpack
Vocal backings: KAY GARNER
Musical director EDDIE GRAY Choreographer CHRIS POWER Script associate JOHN JUNKIN
Additional material VICKY PILE Costume designer LINDA MARTIN Sound KEITH GUNN
(Karen is in Pebble Mill at One tomorrow, BBC1)


Unknown: Hank Marvin
Unknown: Kay Garner
Unknown: John Junkin
Designer: Linda Martin
Designer: Sound Keith Gunn
Unknown: Eric Wallis
Designer: Malcolm Thornton
Producer: Dave Perrottet

: Arena

Bette Davis - The Benevolent Volcano
Dear boy, you are out of your mind, this woman will annihilate you, she will grind you to a fine powder and blow you away ...
Director Joseph Mankiewicz recalls the warning he was given by a colleague when he offered Bette Davis the lead role in "All About Eve". Bette Davis is undoubtedly one of the most original stars Hollywood has ever produced, and in this exclusive interview, filmed on her 70th birthday, she is as formidable as ever.
With great candour, she takes us through a career that spans a turbulent half-century. She has seen both sides of the precarious world of the movies - she tells of her triumphs, including two Oscars and ten nominations - but she also recalls vividly her years in the wilderness.
Anne Baxter, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Olivia de Havilland and Joseph Mankiewicz contribute to this extraordinary story. "I had an amazingly dual life, not only did so much happen to me professionally, so much kept happening to me personally. It was totally incredible that a little, shy Yankee girl from Boston led the life she led."

(A season of Bette Davis films begins next Sunday)


Interviewee: Bette Davis
Interviewee: Anne Baxter
Interviewee: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Interviewee: Olivia de Havilland
Interviewee: Joseph Mankiewicz
Narrator: Ian Holm
Film Editor: David King
Executive Producer: Alan Yentob
Producer: Geoffrey Baines

: Newsnight

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