6.5 Modern Art: Artists' Techniques
6.30 Potsdam 1: The Meeting. 6.55 Biology: Insect Diversity. 7.20 Motion: Newton's Laws. 7.45 The Message of Starlight
Daytime on Two
8.55 am-2.40 pm
Orchestra. 5: Modern
9.26 Maths Counts by JOHN TULLY 8: How to Find Venus
Second-left under the motorway - just where is Venus going? with ROY KINNEAR , SARAH JAMES
NICK ORCHARD, LEO WRINGER and ROBIN MEREDITH
9.48 Mathscore One. 8: What Next? Stacking cans, shaking hands and the sequence one, three, six, ten
10.10 Look and Read. The Boy from Space by RICHARD CARPENTER 5: The Hold-Up
10.35 Japan: The Crowded Islands Factory: The everyday life of an assembly-line worker
11.0 Watch. Robin Hood
11.17 Walrus. What's it Gonna Be? by GERRY HUXMAN 3: Dip, Dip, Dip with KAREN FRAWLEY , CORAL ATKINS ROGER WALKER , MELISSA WILSON CAROLE SNAPE , TIM CHARRINGTON and REG PRITCHARD
11.40 English Resource Units 11-13 3: Rhyme and Reason
Pop group MUSICAL YOUTH discuss writing lyrics and poet JOHN DAVIES discusses writing poetry.
12.3 pm Bellamy's New World
A series of eight films: Oklahoma OK! Presenter DR DAVID BELLAMY
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 270
12.35 Inside Japan
5: Foundation Stones
1.5 Maths Help. Probability
1.19 Science Topics
Food and Population: It is estimated that about one in ten people have less food than they need. Mostly, they lack all essential nutrients.
1.40 Let's See - Your Health
2: What's Good for Me?
2.0 You and Me. 'S' is for Sam Sam is busy in his signwriter's shop. Duncan the Dragon decides to help.
2.15-2.35 British Social History
The Man Who Made the Labour Party The story of Keir Hardie
What's Another Year Really?
Two teenagers, Jasbinder Singh and Simran Deol , are about to sit their A-levels and both hope to go on to higher education. This programme follows their progress.
Producer NICK BRENTON
A BBC/Open University production
with subtitles, followed by Weather
1492: Long-life beer comes on tap.... Spain reveals the secrets of the Alhambra palace ... Da Vinci designs a flying machine.... Columbus sails west to Asia and discovers rhubarb. In the first of four programmes Chris Serle takes a modern look at the news bulletins of the past with John Mundy , Alison Christie -Murray, Nigel Clough and Dr Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Director MICK DEMPSEY
Producer JUDY MERRY. Executive producer David BROWN. BBC Manchester .BACK PAGES: page 78
The first of four programmes: Heat 1 Two groups of young riders from 9 to 15-years-old tackle a tough course - a combination of natural hazards and man-made obstacles - for the Lombard Tricity Trophy. Commentators
PETER PURVES and MICK ANDREWS
Director JOHN G. SMITH
Producer REG PERRIN. BBC Pebble Mill
A series of nine programmes Episode 7 by JENNY MCDADE Tucker on wheels!
Producer DAVID HARGREAVES
Director CHRIS MENAUL
Merv the Swerve:
Introduced by Duncan Carse Home of the Blizzard (1912)
This film by Frank Hurley of an expedition towards the South Pole, contains some of the earliest and most exciting action footage ever taken in Antarctica.
Narrator Michael Kilgarriff
Hurley manages to convey the appalling conditions better than any modern film-maker.
Film editor KEN BERRY
Producer RICHARD ROBINSON
by BARRY PURCHESE
Plays from the series Scene
Karen and her older sister Sandra have different attitudes to boys and to life. Unforeseen circumstances find them both on a day-trip to Brighton. What happens surprises them both.
Producer ROGER TONGE
Presented by Simon Winchester
Maeve Binchy and William Boyd discuss
The Wasp Factory: a curious and comic first novel by IAIN BANKS , concerning the macabre obsessions of 16-year-old Frank who inhabits a weird world of murder and madness.
Alexander Fleming : a new biography of the enigmatic Scot who discovered penicillin but mysteriously failed to develop its therapeutic uses. Author Gwyn Macfarlane discovered why.
Producer JENNY COWAN
Executive producer BERNARD CLARK
starring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones with Brenda Blethyn , Andrew Francis Ray Gatenby , Annabel Leventon Annette Lynton , Peter McCarthy Geoffrey Whitehead
Shane Rimmer , Hugh Thomas
Witness Margaret Thatcher 's finest hour, sample the exciting qualities of real ale and spend a day with the Great Gobbo in this week's tasteful programme.
Script editor JIMMY MULVILLE
Lighting director GEOFF SHAW. Designers RICHARD BRACKENBURY and JOHN ANDERSON
Produced and directed by MARTIN SHARDLOW
Narrated by Robert Winston
The Baby Who Couldn't Swallow
Gary [text removed] was 24 hours old when it was discovered he couldn't feed properly. His oesophagus ends in a blind sac, forcing food on to his lungs instead. He even chokes on his own saliva. Only emergency surgery can save his life.
Film editor ROBIN IMRAY Producer HENRY CAMPION
Series editor DAVID PATERSON
ANTHONY CARO: 'I wanted to play games with our sense of space ... you experience this room with the eyes and the body too.'
HOWARD HODGKIN: 'I tried to evoke a sense of romantic luxury. Sadly in a public place nothing very exciting is meant to go on.' RICHARD HAMILTON : 'I took the idea of a room in an institution as a way of looking at the times we live in.' MARC CHAIMOWICZ: 'There are hints of a liaison between two people, like a frozen frame from a film.'
Four leading contemporary artists take on an unusual and imaginative commission, to design and build a room of their own.
Film editor NEIL THOMSON Producer ALAN YENTOB Director NIGEL FINCH
11.40 Calculus: Symbols and Equations Paperfolding and problems for the Highway Code can be tackled by iteration.
12.5 am World Food Production
Satellites are the new prophets for solving the world's food problems.