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: Open University

6.5 Modem Art: Manet. 6.30 A Renaissance Church in Rome. 6.55 Biology: Life on Seashores. 7.20 Science-Into the Earth.
7.45 Genetics.

: Daytime on Two

8.55 Orchestra. Last of six programmes tracing the evolution of the modern symphony orchestra. Coda
9.26 Twentieth-Century History Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima
Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor in 1941? 9.48 Mathscore Two
8: Numbers Growing: a poinsettia plant relates to a 'golden' rectangle, thanks to Fibonacci sequences.
10.10 Look and Read. The Boy from Space by RICHARD CARPENTER 6: Where is Tom?
10.35 Geography Casebook: Britain. Upland Country: to the visitor, the upland of North Wales may look peaceful enough, but there are severe strains on the look and life of the area.
11.0 Watch. Robin Hood 3: The Castle (Repeat. Details on Wednesday at 2.1 pm)
11.17 Brazil. City of Newcomers
A look at one of the families that have moved from the countryside into the slums of Belo Horizonte , Brazil's third largest city.
11.40 History 11-13: The Middle Ages. The Church: seen through the eyes of contemporary pilgrims and the presenter, RICHARD BURROWS.
12.3 pm Bellamy's New World
Eight films exploring America and its botanical history. 6: US Amaizing
Presenter DR DAVID BELLAMY * Subtitles on Ceefax page 270
12.35 Inside Japan
Ten films on contemporary Japan 6: Beautiful Human Life
1.5 Maths Help
For adults studying maths to O-level Functions and Inequalities
1.19 Science Topics
Electronics in Action: the modern world of electronics stretches from rock groups to computers that can almost think for themselves. Series producer PETER bratt
1.40 Let's See -Your Health (Full details on Wednesday 1.38 pm)
2.0 You and Me. 'M' is for Monster Duncan is scared by a monster but Sam tells him a story about a mouse.
2.15 Near and Far. Tundra
Home to Eskimos and oil people: frozen solid in winter and abounding with wildlife in summer.
2.40 Look, Look and Look Again
Natural Details: colourful flowers and butterflies in an inner-city classroom.


Unknown: Richard Carpenter
Unknown: Belo Horizonte
Presenter: Richard Burrows.
Presenter: Dr David Bellamy
Unknown: Monster Duncan

: Coventry

What Can I Do?
A look at the fortunes of some 16-year-old Coventry school-leavers in 1982. How does the education system help?
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Nick Brenton

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: That Was the Year

1605: The earth is no longer the centre of the universe ... the King's doctor warns that smoking can damage your health ... Shakespeare's new play is a sell-out.... and Guy Fawkes refuses to talk.
Chris Serle takes a modern look at the news bulletins of the past with John Mundy , Alison Christie -Murray, Glenda Simpson , Barry Mason and Dr Christopher Haigh. Director MICK DEMPSEY Producer JUDY MERRY
Executive producer DAVID BROWN BBC Manchester


Unknown: Guy Fawkes
Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: John Mundy
Unknown: Alison Christie
Unknown: Glenda Simpson
Unknown: Barry Mason
Unknown: Dr Christopher Haigh.
Director: Mick Dempsey
Producer: Judy Merry
Producer: David Brown

: Junior Kick Start

The motorcycle trials competition for the Lombard Tricity Trophy.
Heat 2: Two 'more groups of young riders race against the clock for a place in the Grand Final.
Director JOHN G. SMITH
Producer REG PERRIN. BBC Pebble Mill


Commentators: Peter Purves
Commentators: Mick Andrews
Director: John G. Smith
Producer: Reg Perrin.

: Cartoon

: Tucker's Luck

A series of nine programmes Episode 8 by BARRY PURCHESE
Although Mr Humphries is certainly a provider of work, Tucker is less than happy with the financial rewards. With his bike to pay for, is it time to flex some industrial muscle?
Director chris MENAUL
Poster, £1.25 (including postage and packing), from: [address removed]


Unknown: Mr Humphries
Producer: David Hargreaves
Director: Chris Menaul
Unknown: Tucker Jenkins
Tucker Jenkins: Todd Carty
Tommy Watson: Paul McCarthy
Alan Humphries: George Armstrong
Allison Powell: Gillian Freedman
Michelle Passmore: Elaine Lordan
Mr Humphries: Peter Childs
Passmore: Peter McNamara
Betting shop manager: Chris Ellison
Reg: James Ottaway
Eddie: Roger Monk
Medusa: Kim Clifford

: Travellers in Time

Films of early exploration introduced by Duncan Carse
Land Beyond the Mountains (1924)
In 1924 the migration of the Bakhtiari tribe across Persia was accompanied - and filmed - by three Americans: the first 'foreigners' ever to have made the great trek with the herds to the summer pastures.
It follows the tribes across the rocky uplands and the fording of rivers by hundreds of people and thousands of animals, 'The greatest piece of continuous action we had ever seen'. At the last mountain barrier the barefoot tribesmen have to dig a path through great snow-drifts, before descending into the pastures - the promised land beyond the mountains.
Narrator Blain Fairman
Film editor KEN BERRY
Producer richard ROBINSON


Narrator: Blain Fairman
Editor: Ken Berry
Producer: Richard Robinson

: Top Gear

Geneva -the first major Motor Show of 1984 opens today with William Woollard and Sue Baker there to look at what you could be driving in the near future. Frank Page has been on a tour of Europe, testing two of the show's new cars, the Renault 25 and Volkswagen's Jetta, and stopping off in West Germany to sample the highly personal service offered by one manufacturer to its customers.
Executive producer DENNIS ADAMS
0 HELPLINES: page 75


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Sue Baker
Producer: Brian Strachan
Producer: Dennis Adams

: Chronicle

The Wreck in Campese Bay
A broken handle from an ancient amphora and three old photographs in a London House were enough to put Oxford archaeologist Mensun Bound on the trail of an Etruscan ship wrecked off the coast of Italy 2,600 years ago. But Reg Vallintine , one of Britain's most experienced divers, had last seen the site 20 years before. Could he find it again 140 feet down on the sea-bed off the island of Giglio? And if he succeeded, how risky would it be for archaeologists to work at the very limits of safety for air-breathing sub-aqua divers - risks which were to be compounded by ruthless underwater pirates?
In this month's Chronicle, Andrew Faulds narrates the story of MENSUN BOUND'S quest for an invaluable wreck whose unique cargo could throw new light on the mysterious Etruscans and the patterns of trade which existed in the Mediterranean 600 years BC.
Film editor RAOUL SOBEL
Film cameramen DAVID SWAN. JOHN BECK Written and directed by ROY DAVIES Series editor BRUCE NORMAN
0 FEATURE: page 11


Unknown: Campese Bay
Unknown: Reg Vallintine
Unknown: Andrew Faulds
Editor: Raoul Sobel
Unknown: David Swan.
Unknown: John Beck
Directed By: Roy Davies
Editor: Bruce Norman

: Alas Smith and Jones

Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones with Brenda Blethyn Andrew Francis
Annabel Leventon Annette Lynton
Tony Robinson and Hugh Thomas Join the police on a night siege and probe the soft underbelly of the pop world. Yes, it's another exciting episode in the Smith and Jones 'Guide to Life'. This week: how to become a barbed-wire consultant and solve the enigma of correlation.
Script editor JIMMY MULVILLE Lighting director GEOFF SHAW Make-up designer JUDY CAIN
Designer RICHARD BRACKENBURY Produced and directed by MARTIN SHARDLOW


Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Brenda Blethyn
Unknown: Andrew Francis
Unknown: Annabel Leventon
Unknown: Annette Lynton
Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Hugh Thomas
Editor: Jimmy Mulville
Director: Geoff Shaw
Designer: Judy Cain
Designer: Richard Brackenbury
Directed By: Martin Shardlow

: Your Life in Their Hands

Narrated by Robert Winston
A Sinister Shadow
Two weeks ago Donald House felt unwell; his doctor diagnosed pneumonia. Although he's had antibiotics - and stopped smoking his usual 30 cigarettes a day - he isn't any better. The X-ray shows a persistent shadow on his left lung.
Series editor DAVID PATERSON


Unknown: Robert Winston
Editor: Geoffrey Botterill
Producer: Henry Campion
Series Editor: David Paterson

: Arena

The Theatre of Dario Fo
, Dario Fo is unique in world theatre.
Playwright, actor, clown, teacher and philosopher, he is an international celebrity with two West-End smash hits to his credit - Can Pay? Won't Pay! and Accidental Death of an Anarchist. He is also a passionate collector of theatre history and a great hero of the Italian Left.
Arena filmed DARIO FO against the background of medieval Italy, working with students in Umbria, at home in Milan and against the colourful backdrop of the Venice Carnival, where he performed his triumphant one-man comic show, Mistero Buffo.
Film cameramen
0 FEATURE: page 9


Unknown: Dario Fo
Unknown: Dario Fo
Unknown: Dario Fo
Unknown: Mistero Buffo.
Unknown: Colin Waldeck.
Unknown: Kevin Rowley
Editor: Gerry Pomeroy
Producer: Alan Yentob
Director: Dennis Marks

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party
(Also on BBC1 at 9.0 pm)

: Newsnight

: Open University

11.45 Psychology: It's a Matter of Opinion Does punishment mark a child for life? Eminent psychologists Sigmund Freud and B. F. Skinner agree that it can, but for different reasons.
12.10 Systems, Boundaries and Biases This programme shows how we continually isolate issues by drawing boundaries around them.


Unknown: Sigmund Freud
Unknown: B. F. Skinner

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