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: Daytime on Two

9.0 Shakespeare in Perspective The Tempest: LAURENS VAN DER POST offers a personal view of the play.
9.26 Maths Counts
4: A Table in Time. Sex on British Rail? Not quite! But SX enables Wendy to get
Steve out of trouble.
9.48 Mathscore One
Get the Point: 3,700, 370, 37.... then what? Laurel and Hardy, and others, get to grips with tenths.
10.10 Look and Read
Badger Girl. Mick's Map:
From Mick's map, the children know where the crooks are keeping the ponies. But maybe they've made a mistake and sent the police to the wrong place!
Assistant producer ROGER FRY Producer SUSAN PATON
10.35 Geography Casebook: Britain. Textiles and After
The story of how one single industry came to dominate Blackburn, and of what's happening today.
11.0 Watch
Using Computers
11.17 Walrus
You Know it Makes Sense
Some 'knock-knock' jokes, a bicycle factory and a girl called Bert help to show how our language works.
Producer MORTON SURGUY
11.40 Job Bank. Hospital Ward
12.0 Year of the French The Iron Baron
Industrialist BARON DE Dietrich - head of one of the richest families in France.
12.30 pm Pages from Ceefax
1.0 Maths Help
For adults studying to O-level 7: Similarity
1.15 Science Topics. Senses Producer CLARE ELSTOW
Series producer PETER BRATT
1.38 Let's See
Customs and Celebrations 2: Winter Festivals
Everyone celebrates Christmas and New Year, but there are many others - all with roots in the far distant past when the passing of the winter solstice gave cause for celebration. Producer MARIANNE BAIRD
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year olds Cosmo and Dibs seek a good name for a new toy. Lena introduces her family who are travellers and live with her in a trailer. Song: 'Knicky, knicky, knacky, noo'.
Film director SUE ARON
Studio director NICCI CROWTHER
2.15 British Social History Man Made the Slave by ALAN PLATER
The story of Thomas Cooper and the Leicester Chartists.
2.40 Junior Craft, Design and Technology
Up and Down the Hill
Teachers' Programme 4 Using gears, pulleys and cranks on bicycles and toys.

Contributors

Unknown: Laurens van Der
Producer: Roger Fry
Producer: Susan Paton
Producer: Peter Bratt
Producer: Marianne Baird
Director: Nicci Crowther
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Thomas Cooper
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Dallas

Hush, Hush, Sweet Jessie Death makes its mark on the Ewings as Pam turns to Bobby for help in the wake of her tragic news.
Katherine keeps Cliff afloat in the Gulf of Mexico but finds her own problems more difficult to remedy.
Absence makes J.R.'s fears grow stronger when Miss Ellie fails to return from a fashion show....
(Continued at 3.55 pm. For cast see Monday) if CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Cartoon

: Dallas

End Game
Events draw to a dramatic conclusion - will J.R. make it a Cliff-hanger or has
Katherine saved the Barnes fortune? Do Miss Ellie and Clayton make it to the altar or will Jessica succeed in keeping the Farlows a limited company? Can Peter prove his innocence and what future is there for
Bobby and Pam? (A new series of Dallas starts tomorrow at 8.0 pm on BBC1) *CEEFAX SUBTITLES

: Educating Michael

A Forty Minutes documentary film
Michael Light , son of a Barrow shipyard worker, is going to public school at the taxpayers' expense. He is one of 13,000 bright children from poor families whose fees are paid by the Government's controversial Assisted Places Scheme. This programme follows Michael through his first uneasy term at St Bees
School in Cumbria. It also charts the progress of Kathleen Roberts , 13, whose father's dying wish was that she should win an assisted place; and Susannah Wright , 11, whose parents both taught at state schools.
Executive producer ROGER MILLS Producer HARRY WEISBLOOM
(A Forty Minutes documentary on medium Doris Stokes on Thursday
9.30 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Light
Unknown: Kathleen Roberts
Unknown: Susannah Wright
Producer: Harry Weisbloom
Unknown: Doris Stokes

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Travellers in Time

Six films of early exploration introduced from the Royal Geographical
Society by Duncan Carse 1: South with Shackleton
(1914)
An amazing film of one of the greatest survival stories of all time -
Sir Ernest Shackleton 's voyage to the Antarctic in 1914. Almost all of this historic voyage was captured on film by the expedition's cameraman,
Frank Hurley ; and the story is told in the words of the expedition members.
Narrator Michael Kilgarriff Assistant producer DAWN A. SWERLING
Producer RICHARD ROBINSON

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Ernest Shackleton
Unknown: Frank Hurley
Narrator: Michael Kilgarriff
Producer: Richard Robinson

: The Rockford Files

starring James Garner as Jim Rockford Piece Work
A simple undercover investigation at an exclusive health club quickly turns into a nightmare when Jim becomes the target for muscle men and federal agents alike.

Contributors

Unknown: James Garner

: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-in

From the heart of beautiful downtown Burbank,
Dan Rowan and Dick Martin present an unpredictable half-hour of comedy. Tonight they take a concerned look at the plight of the American Indian with the help of guest stars
James Garner and Roger Moore and, of course, the Laugh-in regulars. Director MARK WARREN Executive producer
GEORGE SCHLATTER

Contributors

Unknown: Dan Rowan
Unknown: Dick Martin
Unknown: James Garner
Unknown: Roger Moore
Director: Mark Warren
Unknown: George Schlatter

: Whistle Test

Mark Ellen pursues Jimmy Page half-way up a mountain to film his first interview since the break-up of Led Zeppelin and watch him playing the acoustic guitar with Roy Harper.
Andy Kershaw and David Hepworth introduce live studio sessions from
Depeche Mode and The Cult, a report on the successful dance label Street Sounds,
Video Vote -call [number removed]and Hindsight - a clip from the archives. Richard Skinner surveys today's new charts. Producers
TREVOR DANN. JOHN BURROWES Director TOM CORCORAN
Editor MICHAEL APPLETON

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: Roy Harper.
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: David Hepworth
Unknown: Richard Skinner
Unknown: Trevor Dann.
Unknown: John Burrowes
Director: Tom Corcoran
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Top Gear

Giant racing monsters take to the track in a special Top Gear from the first British Truck Grand Prix.
William WooUard meets the stars and the working truckers who unhitch their trailers to push five tons of highly-powered steel to the limit round the Donington Park circuit, while reporter Chris Goffey climbs into the cab in an attempt to fight his own way to the final.
And between races there's a chance to see spectacular two-wheel stunts, a jet truck and Britain's fastest delivery service -the 170 mph Supervan.
Producer BRIAN STRACHAN
Executive producer DENNIS ADAMS BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: William Woouard
Reporter: Chris Goffey
Producer: Brian Strachan
Producer: Dennis Adams

: The Late Show

starring Art Carney and Lily Tomlin
The killing of a friend and the disappearance of an eccentric lady's cat leads detective
Ira Wells to sense a connection between the two events. Carney and Tomlin are the unlikely duo in the search for a murderer and catnapper.
Produced by ROBERT ALTMAN Written and directed by ROBERT BENTON
• FILMS: page 31

Contributors

Unknown: Art Carney
Unknown: Lily Tomlin
Unknown: Ira Wells
Produced By: Robert Altman
Directed By: Robert Benton
Ira Wells: Art Carney
Margo: Lily Tomlin
Harry Regan: Howard Duff
Charlie Hatter: Bill MacY
Ron Birdwell: Eugene Toche
Laura Birdwell: Joanna Cassidy

: Newsnight

: Buongiorno Italia!

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