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: Daytime on Two

9.0 Shakespeare in Perspective: Antony and Cleopatra
ANNA RAEBURN offers her personal view of this epic love story in which everything is sacrificed to an obsessive passion.

9.26 Twentieth-Century History: Roosevelt and the New Deal
President Roosevelt's far-reaching plans to drag America out of the Depression.

9.48 Mathscore Two 4: Fine Adjustment
Laurel and Hardy cut a shelf to length - how accurate must they be?

10.10 Look and Read: Badger Girl: 8: Finding the Ponies
The children try to set the ponies free, but Barker and Deal turn up too soon. Can anyone help them now?
Assistant producer ROGER FRY Producer SUSAN PATON

10.35 Update USA 4: Energy Boom
In 1977 Evanston, a small railway town in the wide open spaces of Wyoming, found itself sitting on top of the biggest oil and gas discovery the USA has seen in recent years. Whether it really wanted the oil boom, is a question Evanstonians have been asking themselves ever since.
Producer LEN BROWN

11.0 Watch. Picture Books

11.17 English 11-13 4: Play on Words
Scripting from improvisation. Series producer JUDITH MILES

11.40 Job Bank. Keyboard Skills

12.0 Une annee chez les francais 4: L'industriel aristocrate
Featuring BARON DE DIETRICH, head of one of the richest families in France.
Producer of French adaptation CAROLINE GODLEY

12.30 pm Pages from Ceefax

1.0 Maths Help
For adults studying maths to 0-level
8: Equations

1.15 Science Topics: Newton and the Space Shuttle
In April NASA launched the Solar Maximum Repair Mission to carry out yet another first -the repair of a satellite in space. As well as being a spectacular mission it was also an excellent and unusual demonstration of Newton's Laws of Motion. Series producer PETER BRATT

1.38 Let's See. Water 1: On Tap
How does water reach our household taps and why is it fit to drink?

2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs cannot be sure if Cosmo can read or not. Nicholas goes to the bakery where his Grandad works. Song: 'This old man'.
COSMO ...................... FRANCES KAY DibS FRANCIS WRIGHT Film director ERIC MIVAL
Studio director NICCI CROWTHER

2.15 Near and Far: The Only Town for Us
How do you sell an expanding town like Thetford?

2.40-3.0 Junior Craft, Design and Technology: Up and Down the Hill: Wheels and Gears
Why do bicycles have gears? What makes part of a pull-along toy bob up and down?


Unknown: Cleopatra Anna Raeburn
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Margo Gunn.
Unknown: John Hollis
Unknown: Ashiek Madhvani.
Unknown: Kieron O'Shea
Unknown: William Squire
Unknown: Charles Collingwood
Unknown: Katie Hebb.
Unknown: Gary Watson
Producer: Susan Paton
Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: Baron de Dietrich
Unknown: Caroline Godley
Producer: Peter Bratt
Producer: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Frances Kay
Unknown: Dibs Francis Wright
Producer: Robin Gwyn
Unknown: Junior Craft

: The Shogun Inheritance

Japan and the Legacy of the Samurai
2: Cherry Blossom and the Sword
In the 1860s Japan's feudal system was abolished, and with it the privileged class of samurai. But samurai families remain to this day, and the samurai virtues of dignified restraint, coupled with a capacity for vigorous and single-minded action lie at the heart of many a business transaction.

: The Rotten World About Us

'Killer toadstool strikes again', 'The mould that halted the Navy', 'A beast in the bagpipes' - such bizarre fungi are news. Yet their mysterious world is vital to life on our planet - not only the mushrooms that garnish our meals, but blights, rots and cankers that spring alarmingly to view, irritating and poisoning us, and even eating our flesh. For fungi can also cure our ills and delight us with their beauty and flavours. Narrated and produced by Barry Paine Film editor DAVID ALlBAND BBC Bristol


Produced By: Barry Paine

: One Man and His Dog

The BBC Television International
Sheepdog Championship
Introduced by Phil Drabble with Eric Halsall
At the Kelburn County
Centre, near Largs, the first semi-finals in the singles and brace competitions are run Singles
JOHN TEMPLETON with Roy (Scotland)
NORMAN DARRELL with Pat (England) Brace
DENIS BIRCHALL , with Mist and Kate (Ireland) v
GLYN JONES , with Bracken and Lyn (Wales)
Producer IAN SMITH


Introduced By: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Eric Halsall
Unknown: John Templeton
Unknown: Norman Darrell
Unknown: Denis Birchall
Unknown: Glyn Jones
Director: Michael Kerr
Producer: Ian Smith

: Cartoon Two


: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Travellers in Time

Six films of early exploration introduced by Duncan Carse
2: Across Darkest Africa (1924) This historic film is a record of the first motorised crossing of the African continent by the French
Citroen Expedition of 1924. The vehicles were specially fitted with caterpillar half-tracks, and eight Citroen Specials laboured their way 13,000 miles across Africa from Algeria to Mozambique. Narrator Pierre Valmer Assistant producer DAWN A. SWERLING


Introduced By: Duncan Carse
Narrator: Pierre Valmer
Producer: Richard Robinson

: The Rockford Files

The Trouble with Warren Warren Weeks is Beth's cousin and he is bright: an electronics genius. But he is also incompetent, with the knack of landing himself in trouble. When Warren is accused of murder, Jim knows that he must stay right out of it....


Jim Rockford: James Garner

: Tex Avery

Sell Bound

: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-in

Dan Rowan and Dick Martin present a penetrating look at the weird, weird world in which we live.
Tonight's guest stars are Dan Blocker and Perry Como with, of course, the Laugh-In regulars. Director MARK WARREN Executive producer


Unknown: Dan Rowan
Unknown: Dick Martin
Unknown: Dan Blocker
Unknown: Perry Como
Director: Mark Warren
Unknown: George Schlatter

: Whistle Test

with Andy Kershaw , Mark Ellen and David Hepworth Working Week and Van Morrison with live studio music: Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt pose a question that gives you the chance to win a genuine Status Quo guitar and amplifier.
Jazz Revival: a film report from London's Wag Club The Cure in concert in Glasgow on their recent tour, plus an exclusive interview with Robert Smith.
Hindsight: requests from the archives; today's new charts reviewed by Richard Skinner ; and Video Vote: call
[number removed]after 7.30 pm Producers JOHN BURROWES and TREVOR DANN


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: David Hepworth
Unknown: Van Morrison
Music: Francis Rossi
Music: Rick Parfitt
Unknown: Robert Smith.
Reviewed By: Richard Skinner
Producers: John Burrowes
Producers: Trevor Dann
Director: David G. Croft
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Top Gear

Sixty years ago Fiat's new factory at Lingotto in Turm was hailed as a masterpiece of industrial building. Now it has been turned into giant exhibition halls. Today for the first time they house the Turin Motor Show.
William Woollard and Chris Goffey report. Frank Page climbs to the famous roof-top test track and there's a look at the new Lancia Thema.
David Willey reports on the harsher realities of Italian life - bullet-proof cars. Producer BRIAN STRACHAN
Executive producer DENNIS ADAMS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Unknown: David Willey
Producer: Brian Strachan
Producer: Dennis Adams

: The Seduction of Joe Tynan

Alan Alda
Barbara Harris Meryl Streep
Joe Tynan is a liberal senator and a rising
_ - star in Congress who believes in supporting the people who put him into office. One day Joe may even get to be President.... But suddenly the political pressure is on when he finds himself caught between two opposing political factions. In addition his marriage is in jeopardy as he gets involved with a beautiful lawyer. This story of love and ambition was the first feature film written by its star, Alan Alda.
Screenplay by ALAN ALDA
(First showing on British television)
• IN THE PICTURE: page 31


Unknown: Alan Alda
Unknown: Barbara Harris
Unknown: Meryl Streep
Unknown: Joe Tynan
Unknown: Alan Alda.
Play By: Alan Alda
Produced By: Martin Bregman
Directed By: Jerry Schatzberg
Joe Tynan: Alan Alda
Ellie Tynan: Barbara Harris
Karen Traynor: Meryl Streep
Senator Hugh Kittner: Rip Torn
Senator Birney: Melvyn Douglas
Francis: Charles Kimbrough
Althena Kittner: Carrie Nye
Senator Ed Pardew: Michael Higgins
Janet Tynan: Blanche Baker
Joe's secretary: Maureen Anderman
Jerry: Chris Arnold

: Newsnight

: Buongiorno Italia!

4: Buono, buonissimo!

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