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: Open University

6.5 Pure Maths: The Exam
6.30 Conformation in Proteins: 2
6.55 Evolution: Man
7.20 Is Social Science Really Necessary?
7.45 Graphs, Networks and Design

: Daytime on Two

9.20 Tout Compris
Au petit dejeuner; en route; au stade; d table
Breakfast and the journey to school, a sports lesson and school meals.
9.38 La Maree et ses Secrets
A five-part adventure serial in French by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL and JANE COTTAVE. 2: Les Surprises
Producer SUE WEEKS
9.55 Thinkabout Sound effects
It's Frank's birthday and he's got a surprise in store.
10.12 Science Workshop Bread 'B'
10.34 Scene The Cage by RAY JENKINS
11.5 The History Trail 1: Crisis in Britain
How did people live in the 17th century? How did the events in Britain affect their lives? Producer ALAN EREIRA
11.30 Outlook
Farming Through the Ages 1: The Early Farmer
A visit to the Butser Ancient Farm, Hampshire, where Iron
Age farming methods still exist. Producer ALWYN HUMPHREYS BBC Wales
Swim ANDREW HARVEY introduces a series for swimmers and non-swimmers of all ages. 2: Novices
12.20 pm Illusions of Reality An examination of newsreels of the 1930s.
2: Men of the Hour
12.45 Letting Go
A series of six films for parents and teenagers.
2: Independence
For programme notes send sae
12" x 9" with 22p stamp to Letting Go, BBC TV, London [Postcode removed].
1.10 Mind How You Go About road accident prevention presented by JIMMY SAVILE OBE
2: Reading the Road
1.20 Encounter: Germany School
Travelling to school in Braunschweig: lessons, timetables, marks -and break; school cookery, gymnastics and drama groups.
1.38 Around Scotland Nature Study
2: City Wildlife
JOHN CRAWFORD discovers the surprising variety of habitats used by wildlife within cities. Producer PETER WHITEFORD
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs is upset but Cosmo doesn't notice. Later they both cheer up to discover that all living things need water.
2.15 Music Time 2: Time Span
2.40 Walrus
Patterns in Chatter by CATHY PELLlCER
'Wear' rhymes with 'hair' and with 'there' and 'care' but which is the exception to the rule? With


Unknown: Christopher Russell
Unknown: Jane Cottave.
Unknown: Ray Jenkins
Producer: Alan Ereira
Introduces: Swim Andrew Harvey
Presented By: Jimmy Savile
Unknown: John Crawford
Producer: Peter Whiteford
Producer: Richard Callanan
Unknown: Cathy Pelllcer
Unknown: Chris Langham
Unknown: Angela Bruce
Unknown: Charles Pemberton
Unknown: Perry Benson
Unknown: Harvey Htllyer
Unknown: Frances Ruffell

: International Golf and Racing

International Golf The Suntory World
Matchplay Championship from the West Course, Wentworth Golf Club.
HARRY CARPENTER introduces the closing stages of today's opening matches played over 36 holes. The winners will go on to meet the seeded players, SEVERIANO BALLESTEROS ,
BEN CRENSHAW , FUZZY ZOELLER and GREG NORMAN in tomorrow's second round.
Racing from Ascot
4.10 The Cumberland Lodge Stakes (11/2 m)
The Derby and 'King George' winner, Teenoso, goes on trial for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON
TV presentation by BILL TAYLOR


Introduces: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Severiano Ballesteros
Unknown: Ben Crenshaw
Unknown: Greg Norman
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Jimmy Lindley
Commentator: John Hanmer
Presentation By: Bill Taylor

: Digital Systems

The modern world is full of digital technology, from calculators through to pop records. But what exactly does the term 'digital' mean? This programme takes an elementary approach to digital systems. Producer TED SMITH
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Ted Smith

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British
Professional Championship Coverage of the best of the second-round matches played yesterday evening.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA Producer KEITH PHILLIPS


Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles

A three-part series starring Lafe Lustig WOLFGANG REICHMANN Teleplay by RICHARD MATHESON Produced by ANDREW DONALLY Produced by MILTON SUBOTSKY Directed by MICHAEL ANDERSON A CHARLES FRIERS production


Unknown: Wolfgang Reichmann
Unknown: Richard Matheson
Produced By: Andrew Donally
Produced By: Milton Subotsky
Directed By: Michael Anderson
Colonel John Wilder: Rock Hudson
Ruth Wilder: Gayle Hunnicutt
Fr Peregrine: Fritz Weaver
Fr Stone: Roddy McDowau
Anna Lustig: Maria Schell
Sam Parkhill: Darren McGavin
Elma Parkhill: Joyce Van Patten
David Lustig: Michael Anderson Jr
Jesus Christ: Jon Finch

: Open Space

The End of a Line:
Shildon and the Stablers
Today should be celebrated in Shildon: the first-ever passenger train ran from this little town 159 years ago today. Instead the town has come to grief, for its enormous railway wagon works closed in June, throwing most of the male population out of work.
Ken Stabler and his brothers are the sixth generation of their family to work on the railways. Through their eyes the effect of a policy that has destroyed a town's proud tradition can be seen.
If you have any suggestions for a programme or would like to make your own, write to Open Space, BBCtv Centre, Wood Lane , London [Postcode removed]


Unknown: Ken Stabler
Unknown: Wood Lane

: Commercial Breaks

The first of a 13-part series that follows the fortunes of entrepreneurs around the world as their stories unfold. How to Win Newspapers and Influence People
The extraordinary events inside the Daily Mirror over the past three months. Idealist Clive Thornton wanted to sell shares in the Daily Mirror to the public and make it the people's newspaper.
But then along came multi-millionaire
Robert Maxwell. On Friday 13 July he bought the entire Mirror
Group for himself. Thornton was out - and the ebullient
Maxwell set about putting his personal stamp on the paper. Next week Commercial Breaks follows Maxwell's frantic circulation war.
Narrator Hugh Sykes
Film editor PETER DELFGOU Research ROBERT THIRKELL Executive producer JONATHAN CRANE
● FEATURE: page 86


Unknown: Clive Thornton
Unknown: Robert Maxwell.
Narrator: Hugh Sykes
Editor: Peter Delfgou
Editor: Robert Thirkell
Producer: David Dugan

: Do They Mean Us?

Each week, Derek Jameson looks at the way foreign television reports this country. Tonight, he examines its views on that most British of institutions: class. From 'Die
Sloane Rangers' to 'Les Punks'... Research MARK ROGERS


Unknown: Derek Jameson
Producer: Laurence Rees

: A Kick Up the 80s

with Ron Bain , Robbie Coltrane Miriam Margolyes Roger Sloman Tracey Ullman
Also featuring Kevin Turvey An evening class in basic do-it-yourself vocational conversational international non-denominational thingy. Music DAVID MCNIVEN Director BRIAN JOBSON Producer COLIN GILBERT BBC Scotland


Unknown: Ron Bain
Unknown: Robbie Coltrane
Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Unknown: Tracey Ullman
Unknown: Kevin Turvey
Music: David McNiven
Director: Brian Jobson
Producer: Colin Gilbert

: Life of an Orchestra

2: Dougie and the Gala The second of four documentaries on the London Symphony Orchestra who are celebrating their 80th anniversary this year.
Douglas Cummings brilliant principal cellist, a much-loved ebullient character, is suddenly struck down by a stroke and nearly dies. The story of his recovery is interwoven with preparations for the orchestra's grand Gala Concert which becomes the first occasion he plays again with the orchestra.
A human story with a marvellous variety of joyful music. Claudio Abbado conducts and there are brief appearances from Kiri Te Kanawa , Alfred Brendel
Margaret Marshall , Elizabeth Connell and James Galway. Film cameramen PHILIP BONHAM CARTER, JOHN GOODYER
Sound STAN NIGHTINGALE Film editor ROY SHARMAN Produced and directed by JENNY BARRACLOUGH


Unknown: Douglas Cummings
Music: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Kiri Te Kanawa
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Margaret Marshall
Unknown: Elizabeth Connell
Unknown: James Galway.
Unknown: Philip Bonham
Unknown: John Goodyer
Directed By: Jenny Barraclough

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British
Professional Championship from The Coatham Bowl, Redcar
The last three quarter-finals are played this evening and, if the seedings are correct, there will be some fascinating duals. Magic names in the darts world JOHN LOWE , DAVE WHITCOMBE JOCKY WILSON , KEITH DELLER
CLIFF LAZARENKO and brilliant newcomer MIKE GREGORY should be standing head to head on the oche fighting for a place in the semi-finals on Fnday evening.
Each match is the best of nine sets, three legs a set.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA Commentator


Unknown: John Lowe
Unknown: Dave Whitcombe
Unknown: Jocky Wilson
Unknown: Keith Deller
Unknown: Cliff Lazarenko
Unknown: Mike Gregory
Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Commentator: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with Olivia O'Leary and Jenni Murray present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Olivia O'Leary
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: International Golf

The Suntory World
Matchplay Championship
Highlights of today's opening matches at Wentworth Golf Club.


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter

: Open University

12.10 Distributed Computing - Callachers
How do computers co-operate? Salesmen use portable micro-computers. The headquarter's mainframe computer maintains the databases. The branch computer talks to both.
12.35 Putting the Pieces Together In a review of the course, the discussion centres on the lack of consensus in macro-economic analysis and policy recommendations.
1.0 Instrumentation in Train Development
In this outside broadcast from British Rail's Derby works, the instrumentation developed to test the novel suspension and braking systems of the Advanced Passenger Train is featured, long before the train fleetingly entered service.

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