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: Open University

6.5 Bath: 18th Century
6.30 Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition
6.55 Chemistry: What Makes a Reaction Go
7.20 Primary Sources: Stratford-upon-Avon
7.45 Borehole Logging

: Daytime on Two

9.38 Science Workshop Cleaning 'A'
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds
Jack and Jill: Nicola and Lindsay visit the doctor for a check-up and an injection.
10.15 Maths File 9: Area
Insp Newton pieces together the clues left by a cunning stamp thief.
10.38 Home Economics
Vitamin C. Many people run short ot Vitamin C in the late winter. LESLEY JUDD explains why it is important, which foods are good sources and how to preserve it in cooking.
11.0 Words and Pictures Auntie Min
11.17 The Music Arcade Folk Tunes and the Violin
11.39 General Studies The Bugs Business
12.5 Buongiorno Italia!
17: Casa, famiglia e lavoro
About the lives and work of two Orvieto artists: a painter and a ballet dancer.
12.30 Honourable Members 2: The Art of the Possible
12.55-1.9 New series Languages for Life
Jeebaner Jonye Bhasha
A version in Bengali of the film Languages for Life, taken from the earlier Multi-Cultural Education series.
Britain has many groups of people whose first language is not English, and this film sets out the case for more 'mother-tongue' and 'community languages' teaching within the curriculum of British schools. It is shown with English subtitles.
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1.21 Appuntemento in Italia Un paese a lavoro
I pescatori de Cetara; 11 nord industriale; Corrente viva.
1.38 Let's See. The Sea 1: A Day at the Seaside
2.1 Watch
Life in a Castle
A trip round the inside of a medieval castle with the help of a friendly ghost. Poem: The Ballad of Sam the Scullion.
2.18 History 11-13 The Middle Ages 4: The Town
Where and why did towns develop? What was it like to live in one? How were craft guilds organised, and what was the role of the town council? Dramatisation KEITH GOODALL Presenter RICHARD BURROWS with AMANDA BELLAMY , BILLY FELLOWS JACKI HARDING and BEN HOWARD Producer JILL SHEPPARD
2.40 Zig Zag
Telling the Time


Unknown: Eurfron Gwynne
Producer: Michael Coyle
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Producer: Michael Coyle
Unknown: Malcolm Davies
Producer: John Twitchin
Unknown: Keith Goodall
Presenter: Richard Burrows
Unknown: Amanda Bellamy
Unknown: Billy Fellows
Unknown: Jacki Harding
Unknown: Ben Howard
Producer: Jill Sheppard

: Who Needs Maths?

A dramatisation of a typical slice of family life. The Vaughan family can enhance the quality of life in a surprising number of ways-by using mathematics!
Producer JEAN NUNN
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Jean Nunn

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: The Wednesday Western: Guns in the Afternoon

Randolph Scott Joel McCrea
This masterly Peckinpah film stars veteran actors Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea as two ex-lawmen, down on their luck. The duo team up as guards to accompany a gold shipment from a remote mining town to a small town bank, but the job proves more dangerous than they anticipate. This classic Western takes a realistic - yet nostalgic-view of the old West and its values.
Screenplay by N. B. STONE JR Produced by RICHARD E. LYONS Directed by SAM PECKINPAH Films: page 14


Unknown: Randolph Scott
Unknown: Joel McCrea
Unknown: Randolph Scott
Unknown: Joel McCrea
Unknown: N. B. Stone
Produced By: Richard E. Lyons
Directed By: Sam Peckinpah
Gil Westrum: Randolph Scott
Steve Judd: Joel McRea
Elsa Knudsen: Mariette Hartley
Heck Longtree: Ronald Starr
Judge Tolliver: Edgar Buchanan
Joshua Knudsen: R G Armstrong
Elder Hammond: John Anderson
Sylvus Hammond: L Q Jones
Henry Hammond: Warren Oates
Billy Hammond: James Drury
Jimmy Hammond: John Davis Chandler
Kate: Jenie Jackson
Saloon girl: Carmen Phillips

: Open Space

where the public sets the agenda 'Rockin' the Botha'
You've got to fight somehow
In a violent society
No matter what you do
In a violent society ..."
Lyrics from a song by South African band Day One and like all their music, out of harmony with the BOSS class back home.
DAVE, PHIL and TERRY, the three musicians who make up the band, recently exiled themselves to Britain, declining an invitation to military call-up in a state they see as Neo-Nazi. So, from Pietermaritzburg to Bournemouth. Bournemouth ... ?
If you want to make your own programme or to suggest programme ideas, then get in touch with Open Space, [address removed]
0 FEATURE: page 3


Director: Steve Connelly
Producer: Gavin Dutton
Unknown: Wood Lane

: What on Earth.... ?

The last of this series.
... the wildlife quiz in which Johnny Morris , Sheila Anderson and Jeremy Cherfas investigate the triple mystery of the monkey's nose, bird's nest soup and a piece of BBC carpet. Chairman Michael Jordan
Producer JOHN DOBSON. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Johnny Morris
Unknown: Sheila Anderson
Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas
Unknown: Michael Jordan
Producer: John Dobson.

: Sailor

A frank account in 11 parts of life on the ocean wave in one of Her Majesty's ships - continues the Fly on the Wall season. 8: Florida, USA
After two months at sea, every man jack is out for a good time. Disney World, the beach, the pool, the swinging clubs of Jacksonville are all favourite haunts. But the flight-deck handlers turn from pleasures of the flesh. Keen ornithologists, they bird-watch among the snakes and alligators of the Everglades. L/STEWARD CONWAY has meanwhile crammed a wedding and a honeymoon into his three weeks. He leaves his new wife weeping on the quayside, as Ark steams off under the benign eye of the local police chief, who gives the British sailor ten out of ten for good behaviour.

: Geoffrey Smith's World of Flowers

The plants we grow in our gardens are some of the richest and most varied in the world, but very few of them are native to this country. So where do they come from? Who brought them? How have we changed them? Delphiniums
There are few plants which have contributed more to the beauty of our gardens than the delphinium. Hardly surprisingly Geoffrey Smith describes it as 'The queen of the herbaceous border.'
Assistant producer ERICA GRIFFITHS Producer BRIAN DAVIES


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Brian Davies

: Pot Black 84

In the second quarter-final of BBC2's International Snooker Tournament, Willie Thorne , of Leicester, twice a Pot Black semi-finalist, meets Dennis Taylor , from Northern Ireland. Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Commentator TED LOWE Referee JOHN WILLIAMS
Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Introduced By: Alan Weeks
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Unknown: John Williams
Producer: John G. Smith

: C.P. Snow's Strangers and Brothers

Dramatised in 13 parts by JULIAN BOND starring
9: 1945. The moral implications of the Hiroshima bomb disturb the scientific community throughout the world. Lewis Eliot 's ambitious brother, Martin, seizes upon the divisions at Barford to further his own career.
Producer philip HINCHCLIFFE Directed by JEREMY SUMMERS


Unknown: Lewis Eliot
Music By: Kenyon Emrys
Unknown: Peter Catlett
Designer: Oliver Bayldon
Directed By: Jeremy Summers
Lewis Eliot: Shaughan Seymour
Sir Hector Rose: Edward Hardwicke
Martin Eliot: Stephen Riddle
Walter Luke: James Simmons
Irene Eliot: Tessa Peake-Jones
Arthur Mounteney: Gareth Thomas
Major Darling: Simon Oates
Eric Sawbridge: Nigel Leach
Nora Luke: Vivienne Ritchie
Dr Pearson: Gawn Grainger
Kurt Puchwein: Kieran Montague
Hanna Puchwein: Sarah Stephenson
Martin's son: Lewis Jenkins

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with Maureen Carter and Bridget Kendall present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Maureen Carter
Unknown: Bridget Kendall

: The Twilight Zone

You're travelling through another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind ... starring
Ivan Dixon as Bolie Jackson The Big Tall Wish
A little boy's wish gives a second chance to a second-rate boxer. All he has to do is believe....
Written by ROD SERLlNG Directed by RON WINSTON


Unknown: Ivan Dixon
Unknown: Bolie Jackson
Written By: Rod Serllng
Directed By: Ron Winston

: Open University

11.30 Probability
A pain in the stomach-but what's the cause? If patients are interviewed by computer, the probability of each disease can be calculated.
11.55 Development in a Turkish Village Sakultutan is a village in Central Turkey where anthropologist PAUL STIRLING has studied the effects on the community of labour migration. The attraction of foreign jobs has brought wealth and changed life-styles to some families, but often at the expense of infrequent contact with their absent menfolk.


Unknown: Paul Stirling

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