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: Open University

6.30 Oceanography: A Look Ahead
6.55 Maths: Modelling Pollution
7.20 Colliding Continents

: Daytime on Two

9.15 Job Bank: Technicians in Industry
Featuring a technician who creates flavours, a pesticide tester and a female metallurgist.

9.38 Going to Work: Going for the Interview
by Bill Lyons.
Nearly everybody at some time goes to an interview and, as in today's play, some do better than others.

10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs try hanging upside down. A visit to a school to hear a story from India, with counting in Punjabi.
With Maggie Ollerenshaw.

10.15 Music Time 2: Time Span
Morse code - long and short sounds. Listening to, and playing signals in code. The cello plays a march. with Raphael Wallfish (cello).

10.38 British Social History 1: Richard Arkwright and the First Factories
Max Mason visits Cromford in Derbyshire to see where part of our new world began.

11.0 Zig Zag: The Arabs: 2: Sinbad the Sailor
A hundred years after the death of Muhammad, Arab scientists and merchants had created a new civilisation.
Paul Coia and Sheelagh Gilbey explore the world of Islam and introduce the story of Sinbad the Sailor.
(Ceefax Subtitles)

11.23 Thinkabout: Sound Effects
It's Frank's birthday, but it sounds as if Sally's present is going to take everyone by surprise.

11.42 General Studies: Censorship: The Limits of Freedom: 2: The Arts Unlimited
Examples of censorship affecting books, plays, films and broadcasting.

12.10 16 Up Selection: 1: How Do I Look?
A selection of repeat programmes from the two series of 16 Up, designed to look at issues of interest to the 16-19 age group.

12.35 On the Rocks: 2: Break and Make: Sedimentary rocks
Ten programmes about the evolution of the landscape around us.

1.0 Wheels of Fire: 2: Five Million Children
Development issues in India.

The problems of infant mortality.

1.30 Pages from Ceefax

1.38 Scotland this Century: 2: Women's Lives
Scotswomen describe some of the changes in their life and work since the early years of the century.
(BBC Scotland)

2.0 Words and Pictures: Alex and Roy
'This is our car. Will you come for a ride?' sing Charlie and the children by way of invitation, and find out in both song and story just how useful cardboard boxes can be for improvised travelling.

2.18 Exploring Science: It's a Crystal World
From diamonds to the silicon chip, crystals have very special properties.

2.40 The Music Arcade: 2: African Rhythms
Led by 'Aklowa', the children join in playing African rhythms from Ghana.


Writer (Going to Work): Bill Lyons
Director (Going to Work): Geoff Wilson
Series producer (Going to Work): Paul Mitchell [Actress]: Cassie McFarlane
[Actor]: Gary Hailes
[Actor]: Andrew Steen
[Actress]: Michelle Collins
[Actor]: Tony McPherson
[Actor]: Gorden Kaye
[Actress]: Sandy Ratcliff
[Actress]: Pippa Lay
Presenter (You and Me): Maggie Ollerenshaw
Producer (You and Me): Richard Callanan
Cellist (Music Time): Raphael Wallfish
Presenter (Music Time): Jonathan Cohen
Presenter (Music Time): Helen Spiers
Director (Music Time): Jeremy Orlebar
Producer (Music Time/The Music Arcade): Elizabeth Bennett
Presenter (British Social History): Max Mason
Presenter (Zig Zag): Paul Coia
Presenter (Zig Zag): Sheelagh Gilbey
Producer (Zig Zag): Tom Stainer
Producer (Thinkabout): Derek Longhurst
Frank: Jm Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish Producer (General Studies): Bruce Jamson
Producer (Scotland this Century): Robert Clark
Presenter (Words and Pictures): Vicky Ireland
Producer (Words and Pictures): Moyra Gambleton

: Art and Environment

How do children's creative processes work?
This is a record of two
'workshops' -one on a beach, the other in a school hall, where children were asked to use whatever materials they could find.
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Richard Callanan

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: The Dog Show

Dennis McCarthy takes a look at the world of dogs. Tonight Bernie Winters on the private life of Schnorbitz; top dog judge, Joe Braddon , looks at guard dogs; RAF police dogs sniff out drugs; mongrel Chas is taught to retrieve; vet Don Haxby answers viewers' questions and there is a profile of a komondor, a dog that takes four days to dry after a bath!
Producer MIKE DERBY BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Dennis McCarthy
Unknown: Bernie Winters
Unknown: Joe Braddon
Unknown: Don Haxby

: Anna Neagle in Bitter Sweet

continues BBC2's season if her films vith Fernand Graavey , vy St Helier Miles Mander
Sacrificing wealth and lonour, a young English leiress leaves her pompous fiance and elopes to Austria with a handsome musician. In the Vienna of 1875 the impoverished couple's love sustains them, but just when their fortunes take a new turn a philandering army officer appears on the scene. Anna Neagle plays the charming Sarah Linden in this film version of Noel Coward 's operetta which includes songs such as 'Tokay', 'What is love?' and 'I'll see you again'.
Music and lyrics by NOËL COWARD Produced by HERBERT WILCOX
9 IN THE PICTURE: page 29


Unknown: Fernand Graavey
Unknown: Anna Neagle
Unknown: Sarah Linden
Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: Lydia Hayward
Unknown: Herbert Wilcox
Produced By: Herbert Wilcox
Sarah Linden: Anna Neagle
Carl Linden: Fernand Graavey
Hugh Devon: Esme Percy
Herr Schlick: Clifford Heatherley
Manon la Crevette: Ivy St Helier
Captain Auguste Lutte: Miles Mander
Dolly: Pat Paterson
Vincent: Hugh Williams

: Championship Darts

The Unipart
British Professional Championship from The Coatham Bowl, Redcar
This is day three of the eight-day tournament to decide who will hold the 1984 title of the British Professional Championship and receive E8,000.
The second round starts this evening, and should the form book be correct eric BRISTOW ,
PETER LOCKE and JOHN LOWE will be seen.
Each match is seven sets, three legs per set.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA Commentator


Unknown: Eric Bristow
Unknown: Peter Locke
Unknown: John Lowe
Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Commentator: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Producer: Keith Phillips

: To the Manor Born

by Peter Spece
starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton and Peter Bowles as Richard DeVere


Writer: Peter Spence
Designer: Ian Rawnsley
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Audrey fforbes-Hamilton: Penelope Keith
Richard DeVere: Peter Bowles
Marjory: Angela Thorne
Mrs Polouvicka: Daphne Heard
Rector: Gerald Sim
Brabinger: John Rudling
Ned: Michael Bilton

: Bootle Saddles

3: Besieged, Bothered and Bewildered written by RAY MANSELL and PAUL BENN A man with no name seeks the woman who never was in the town that doesn't exist.
Designer STEPHAN PACZAI Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY


Written By: Ray Mansell
Written By: Paul Benn
Designer: Stephan Paczai
Directed By: David Askey
Percy James: Kenneth Cope
Isobel James: Anne Carroll
Betty James: Debbie Arnold
Tom Henderson: John Normington
Rita Henderson: Shirley Stelfox
The Kid: Gordon Rollings
Cyril: Robert Owen
Bert: Mike Walling
Mayor: John Quarmby
Men: Colin Edwynn
Men: Tony Jackson,
Men: William Ilkley

: Kelly Monteith

The vampires and ghouls are on the prowl and a lovely song meets a tragic fate, but worry not there's a real tonic in the end. Written by KELLY MONTEITH , NEIL SHAND featuring John Barron
William Franklin , Donald Gee Enn Reitel , Trudie Styler
Lighting DUNCAN BROWN Designers
Produced and directed by JOHN KILBY


Written By: Kelly Monteith
Written By: Neil Shand
Unknown: John Barron
Unknown: William Franklin
Unknown: Donald Gee
Unknown: Enn Reitel
Unknown: Trudie Styler
Unknown: With Natalie Forbes
Unknown: Julie Kirk
Unknown: Billy Boyle
Unknown: Michael Stainton
Unknown: Malcolm Thornton
Directed By: John Kilby

: Natural World: On the 8th Day

A Natural World special
Most people - and most governments - believe that following a nuclear war, no matter how terrible the effects of blast, fire and radiation might be, there would be unaffected areas from which civilisation might be rebuilt. But since 1982, scientific evidence has been accumulating that smoke and dust from a nuclear conflict could plunge the northern hemisphere into twilight for weeks, and cause temperatures to drop as much as 40° centigrade, with catastrophic effect on plants and animals.
This programme tells the story of accidental discovery and spare-time research in America, Russia and Britain, which suggests that for 30 years we have had the capacity to cause a 'nuclear winter'.
BBC Bristol
Woddis On.... page 83
Feature: page 21
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer/Producer: Michael Andrews
Film Editor: Andrew Naylor
Series Editor: Peter Jones

: The Newsnight Nuclear Debate

John Tusa chairs a debate on the issues raised by Threads and On the 8th Day.
What are the implications of the nuclear winter for civil defence policy and nuclear strategies? Can there be a limited nuclear war? Or is the chaos caused by a first nuclear exchange so great that major escalation is inevitable?
John Tusa explores these questions with politicians, defence analysts and military experts from both sides of the Atlantic.
Feature: page 3


Chairman: John Tusa
Producer: Jana Bennett
Producer: Jane Ellison
Director: Chris Fox
Deputy Editor: Paul Norms
Editor: David Dickinson

: Newsnight

: Open University

11.55 The Novel and Television: 2 A dramatisation of part of D. H. Lawrence 's TheFox.
12.20 Budgeting for Europe's Jobless In 1982 the European Parliament launched an initiative to make the European Community's budget for 1983 reflect concern for Europe's jobless. How was it received?


Unknown: D. H. Lawrence

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