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: Open University

6.55 Brake Testing
7.20 Science Fiction
7.45 A Case of Common Ownership

: Daytime on Two

9.10 Technical Studies
Ten programmes showing how basic concepts in manufacturing technology are used in modern industry. 3: Welding
9.38 Science Workshop
Paper 'A': What is paper? How is It made? BRUCE ANGRAVE makes paper sculptures.
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs try to predict the outcome of their games and sing the song 'Michael Finnigan '. A visit to an ice-lolly factory and revision of the word 'ice-cream'.
Producer richard CALLANAN The 4th You and Me book, £2.75 from booksellers
10.15 Maths File 2: Sequences
1, 4, 7, 10 ... and 1, 4, 16, 64 ... In each case a simple rule gives the next number. But
1, 4, 5 ... poses a problem for Inspector Newton.
10.38 Maths Topics Trigonometry: 3
A surveying problem -and two methods of solution.
11.0 Words and Pictures The King's Birthday
'This cheese is for the king!' declares the farmer, but he underestimates the persistence of the animals who fancy a bite.
11.17 The Music Arcade 3: Rhythm Patterns
11.39 General Studies The Video Boom
Russian Language and People Learn a little Russian and look at daily life in the Soviet Union.
3: The Russian Alphabet, 3
12.30 Sparks Young people making things happen.
3: The Dedicated Few
The swimmer, the flyer and the Buddhist monk.
12.55 Inside YTS
Five programmes on the Youth Training Scheme in action
3: A Package for Living? Background discussion notes free on receipt of a large sae (12" x 9" plus 22p postage) from [address removed]
1.21 Encounter: France 3: Travel and Transport Bon voyage? By air from
Poitiers, by bus and train from Fecamp, by barge from
Rouen -but by police-van if you're a speeding motorist.
1.38 Let's See. Farming Bringing in the Harvest
2.0 Watch
Captain Cook. 3: Australia Coral reefs and kangaroos. Cook reaches Australia and nearly comes to a sticky end on the Great Barrier Reef.
While the Endeavour is repaired, he and his crew make the acquaintance of Australia's most famous resident animal.
2.18 Geography 11-13
Routeway: BERNARD CLARK investigates the different ways the first canal, the first railway and the first motorway crossed the Pennines between
Yorkshire and Lancashire.
2.40 Zig Zag
Sugar and Spice


Unknown: Bruce Angrave
Producer: Michael Coyle
Song: Michael Finnigan
Producer: Richard Callanan
Unknown: Inspector Newton.
Producer: David Roseveare
Producer: Louise Hall-Taylor
Unknown: Bernard Clark

: Dallas

The Letter
J.R. and Katherine join forces to wreck a reconciliation between Pam and Bobby. Sue Ellen persuades J.R. that their son needs psychiatric help and John Ross is put in the charge of Peter - an attractive, young psychology student....
(For cast see Monday. Continued tomorrow at 3.0 pm. Repeat) *CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: John Ross

: Labour Party Conference 1984

Further live coverage

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Fred

2: A Vision of Heaven
By night Fred Dibnah works on his new steam engine. By day he is snooping around scrapyards.
Narrator Deryck Guyler Film editor PETER GIBBS Written and produced by DON HAWORTH
BBC Manchester
(Programme 3 tomorrow at 5.30 pm)


Unknown: Fred Dibnah
Narrator: Deryck Guyler
Editor: Peter Gibbs
Produced By: Don Haworth

: I Can Jump Puddles

An Australian drama series in nine parts adapted from the autobiographical novels by ALAN MARSHALL starring Lewis Fitz-Gerald Bona Fide Travellers
Alan, now 18 years old, determines to make his own way in the world and sets out to find a job and a place to live. His parents are concerned about their son's ability to manage on his own but Alan proves more than capable of looking after himself.
Screenplay by CLIFF GREEN Produced by JOHN GAUCI Directed by KEITH wilkes
An Australian Broadcasting
Commission production


Unknown: Alan Marshall
Play By: Cliff Green
Produced By: John Gauci
Directed By: Keith Wilkes
Alan Marshall: Lewis Fltz-Gerald
Father: Tony Barry
Mr Crowther: John Murphy
Mrs Bronson: Marion Edward
Gunner Harris: Dennis Miller
Rose Buckman: Christine Amor
Shep: Ron Ptnnell
Tiny: Warwick Randall
Alec: Brian Hannan
George: Earl Francis
Maisie: Ollvla Brown
Ruby: Clare Binney
Carver: Sydney Jackson
Violet: Meltta Jurisic
Fred: Brad Lyndsay

: Harold Lloyd

The master comedian from the golden age of silent comedy in excerpts from the films that thrilled and entertained a generation. Love transforms
Harold from sissy into hero in Grandma's Boy and he learns the art of survival when he lands in jail in Pinched.
Television version written by PETER DURSTON
Produced by BOB HOAG


Written By: Peter Durston
Produced By: Bob Hoag

: The Rise and Fall of King Cotton

Six films unravelling some of the technical, scientific, economic and political threads in the story of one of the world's most important textiles. Written and presented by Anthony Burton 5: War and Famine
The American Civil War stopped cotton exports to
Britain and a cotton famine hit Lancashire. Britain turned again to India, and the long association of the two countries prospered, with new mills and railways dealing with the increasing cotton trade. But all was not easy. Film cameraman IAN PUNTER Film editor KEITH WILTON Producer MICHAEL GARROD
Book, £10.95 from booksellers
Cotton Kingdom leaflet prepared by the ETB from: [address removed]. Please enclose sae


Presented By: Anthony Burton
Editor: Keith Wilton
Producer: Michael Garrod

: My Music

The popular game of musical knowledge with Frank Muir and John Amis challenging Denis Norden and Ian Wallace over questions set by Steve Race
Television presentation DOUGLAS HESPE


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Ian Wallace

: Timewatch

Presented by Peter France Abraham Lincoln
How true are historical novels? GORE vidal's Lincoln draws the political battlefield in Washington during the American Civil War. What does it add to our portrait of one of America's greatest presidents?
The Rise and Fall of the Aristocracy
The British landed Aristocracy held undisputed power and unparalleled property for over 300 years. How did they keep power for so long and why did their collapse come when it did?
The Fighting Ten
A tin trunk in Ascot reveals the forgotten history of one of the most celebrated families of the Victorian Raj: the story of the ten Battye brothers who fought for British India has been pieced together by their descendants.
Executive producer TIMOTHY GARDAM


Presented By: Peter France

: Dear Ladies

by PATRICK FYFFE and GEORGE LOGAN starring Dr Evadne Hinge Dame Hilda Bracket
2: Where There's a Will written by GYLES BRANDRETH Evadne is decidedly not looking forward to a forthcoming visit by the fearsome, but wealthy,
Scottish Aunt Morag. However Hilda decides there is a fortune at stake and does everything in her power to ensure that Evadne becomes the main beneficiary in Aunt Morag's will.
Executive producer
Designer JOHN HOLLAND Produced and directed by MIKE STEPHENS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Patrick Fyffe
Unknown: George Logan
Written By: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Peter Ridsdale Scott
Designer: John Holland
Directed By: Mike Stephens

: The Sea of Faith

Don Cupitt , Dean of Emmanuel College,
Cambridge, explores the revolution in ideas that has brought humanity from the secure world-view of the Middle Ages to today's crisis of faith.
4: Prometheus Unbound
During the 1840s European thought was still reeling from the French Revolution.
In Paris the young Karl Marx believed that by rejecting religious authority man could realise his true nature. From Marx's office, refurnished for the series, Don Cupitt traces the origins of political atheism.
In Copenhagen, during the same years, the Christian philosopher Soren Kierkegaard was struggling to respond to the rise of humanism with a new philosophy - existentialism.
Film editor DICK PULL
Series producer PETER ARMSTRONG Producer PETER DALE


Unknown: Don Cupitt
Unknown: Karl Marx
Unknown: Don Cupitt
Unknown: Soren Kierkegaard
Editor: Dick Pull
Designer: Cecilia Brereton
Producer: Peter Armstrong
Producer: Peter Dale
Kierkegaard: Colin Jeavons
Film cameraman: John McGlashan

: A Hot Summer Night with Donna

The first part of a spectacular concert recorded at the Pacific Amphitheatre in southern
California. The queen of disco, Donna Summer , one of the most talented and successful singer-songwriters of the 80s, performs some of her greatest hits including 'MacArthur
Park', 'On the radio', 'Dim all the lights', Bad girls', 'Hot stuff and 'Last dance'.
Donna joins special guest stars Musical Youth in their hit number 'Unconditional love'. Produced by CHRISTINE SMITH Directed by BRIAN GRANT (Part 2 tomorrow at 10.15)


Unknown: Donna Summer
Produced By: Christine Smith
Directed By: Brian Grant

: Newsnight

John Tusa and Vincent Hanna on the Labour Party Conference with Donald MacCormick and Jenni Murray in London.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Jenni Murray

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