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: Daytime on Two

9.30 Science Topics Relationships
9.52 Look and Read Badger Girl
10: Stripey the Superbadger
10.15 Mathscore One Graphic Description
An inexperienced salesman learns how to put his sales figures into shape.
10.38 Everyday Science Alternative Energy
Our fossil fuels are running out. What is being done to find replacements, and how successful could they be? Producer MICHAEL COYLE
11.0 History 11-13 5: The Traders
Wool from the Cotswolds was brought by, William Stoner to Oxfordshire, shipped from
London to Calais and sold to
Flemish traders to be made up as cloth in Bruges. This programme traces the processes involved.
11.22 Geography Casebook: Britain
The Changing Coastline
BERNARD CLARK investigates man's efforts to defend the coastline of Dorset and Hampshire.
Producer LEN BROWN
11.44 Going to Work
Starting Your Own Business
12.5 The Computer Programme An introduction to the use of computers, with the emphasis on small machines. The language used is BBC BASIC. 10: Things to Come
The future with computers.
The Computer Book, E6.75 from booksellers
Details of courses on programming in BASIC, information on the BBC Microcomputer system and range of computer software available from BSS, PO Box 7, London [Postcode removed]
(please enclose a 12" 9" sae with 22p postage)
12.30 Computers in Control 5: Recognising the Obvious
How some robotic systems can identify objects or voices and act accordingly.
12.55 Pages from Ceefax
1.20 Let's Go
Ten programmes for moderately handicapped young adults, presented by BRIAN rix
10: Let's Find Out about Things
1.38 Around Scotland Not So Long Ago 3: Everybody Out
2.0 Scene
The Biggest Epidemic of our Times
A shortened version of the Man Alive film about road accidents and their victims.
2.30 English File
John Steinbeck
'Guys like us are the loneliest guys in the world.... they don't belong no place. They ain't got nothing to look ahead to.'
John Steinbeck 's novel
Of Mice and Men tells the poignant story of George and Lennie, two migrant farm workers struggling to deal with their own solitariness. Producer ANDREE MOLYNEUX


Producer: Michael Coyle
Unknown: William Stoner
Presenter: Richard Burrows
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Unknown: Bernard Clark
Producer: Len Brown
Presented By: Brian Rix
Unknown: John Steinbeck
Unknown: John Steinbeck
Producer: Andree Molyneux

: The Tribal Eye

with David Attenborough 5: Man Blong Custom
Among the islands of the South West Pacific, missionary influence has greatly changed the lives of people who were once head-hunters and cannibals. But even today there exist remote tribal villages which still retain their own traditions and beliefs. The bush people of Malekula, in the New Hebrides, still use the skulls of the dead to make memorial sculptures, which they entertain with spirit-puppets in their spectacular funeral ceremonies. In the Solomons a powerful movement has arisen, dedicated to the rejection of Christianity and the revival of tribal custom. And, once again, the black war canoe may be seen speeding across a lagoon, its tall prow adorned with pearl and cowrie shells, and, just above the water, the staring face of a guardian spirit. Film editor PAM BOSWORTH
Producer MICHAEL MACINTYRE (Final part next Monday afternoon )


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Michael MacIntyre

: Championship Snooker

The Coral United Kingdom Championship - Semi-finals DAVID VINE introduces further coverage from the Guild Hall, Preston.
Commentators TED LOWE
JIM MEADOWCROFT Television presentation
Executive producer NICK HUNTER


Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Jim Meadowcroft
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Peter Hayward
Producer: Nick Hunter

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Fred

Victory - and After
Fred Dibnah is awarded a tankard to commemorate his epic journey by steamroller, but it has been a gruelling week, and it's a relief to get back to everyday life and topple another chimney. Narrator Deryck Guyler Film editor PETER GIBBS Written and produced by DON HAWORTH
BBC Manchester


Narrator: Deryck Guyler
Editor: Peter Gibbs
Produced By: Don Haworth

: The Invaders

The Ivy Curtain
Vincent is on the trail of an alien base. Chance leads him to Barney Cahill, a pilot, who points him to an innocent-looking mid-western college. Once again, Vincent must decide whom he can trust, and whom not.
Written by Don Brinkley
Directed by Joseph Sargeant


Writer: Don Brinkely
Director: Joseph Sargeant
David Vincent: Roy Thinnes
Barney Cahill: Jack Warden
Stacy: Susan Oliver
Mr Burns: David Sheiner
Dr Reynard: Murray Matheson
Lt Alvarado: Barry Russo
Mr Nova: Clark Gordon
Gilbert: Byron Morrow

: Choir of the Year 1984

The third of the quarter-finals in this competition for amateur choirs comes from the Opera House at Buxton, a haven in the heart of the Derbyshire Peak District.
Singer Jill Gomez introduces the music of six more choirs, including three from Northern Ireland, and during a break she finds out what attracts an amateur singer to one, or sometimes two, rehearsals each week. Designer ALAN WRIGHT
Sound supervisor ROY BRADSHAW Lighting JOHN BLACK
(Choir of the Year Competition in association with Sainsbury's)


Singer: Jill Gomez
Designer: Alan Wright
Unknown: Roy Bradshaw
Producer: Hilary Boulding
Director: Alan Tongue

: Three in the Wild

Mordicus the Buzzard: part 2 by JOSEPHINE POOLE and SIMON KING
Mordicus, the youngest of three buzzard chicks, has survived the handicaps of his early days and begins to fend for himself. Strong and healthy now, he develops his hunting skills, finds his own territory and chooses a mate. But life still has a few setbacks in store.
Film editor ROD THOMAS Photography SIMON KING Produced by JOHN KING


Unknown: Josephine Poole
Unknown: Simon King
Produced By: John King

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between Frank Muir
Sarah Greene , Melvyn Bragg and Arthur Marshall Rosemary Leach Robert Powell
Referee Robert Robinson Devised by MARK GOODSON and BILL TODMAN
Produced and directed by PAUL CIANI


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Unknown: Bill Todman
Directed By: Paul Ciani

: Italians

7: The Enterprising Heiress Giovanna Mazzocchi inherited one of Italy's biggest publishing empires seven years ago when she was just 30. Today
Editoriale Domus of Milan is flourishing under the direction of its enterprising young boss. Her magazines cover holidays, flying, cars, architecture and design.
Giovanna is both a success in business and mother of two small children. Wealth has brought problems for her family. Giovanna's sister was kidnapped and released only after they paid a huge ransom. Now Giovanna carries a gun for her own protection, but refuses to let fear restrict her family life.
Narrator Michael Pennington Written by DAVID WILLEY Film cameraman
The Man from Alfa


Unknown: Giovanna Mazzocchi
Unknown: Editoriale Domus
Narrator: Michael Pennington
Written By: David Willey
Unknown: Philip Bonham-Carter
Producer: Jeremy Bennett
Producer: Jonathan Stedall

: M*A*S*H

Strange Bedfellows
Charles's noisy nocturnal habits enrage his tentmates to the point where they're forced to put him on trial. Potter discovers that his visiting son-in-law has been mixing business and pleasure - but should he let a sleeping dog lie?
Directed by MIKE FARRELL
Comedy Themes (record REH 387, cassette ZCR 387) from retailers


Directed By: Mike Farrell
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
B J: Mike Farrell
Colonel Potter: Barry Morgan
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Charles: David Ogden Stiers
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher

: Arena

Teacher Don't Teach Me
The Music of Fela Kuti
Fela Anikulapo-Kuti is the most popular and controversial musician ever to come out of Africa. Born in Nigeria 47 years ago, he has dominated the African musical scene since the early 70s with his unique fusion of traditional rhythm and jazz melodies known as Afro-Beat.
Fela's music speaks of the conflict between the European colonial heritage and the traditional African past and cries out forcefully against corruption, exploitation and cultural betrayal.
This programme interweaves Fela's music with the story of his struggle against the Nigerian authorities to retain his position as the musical conscience of independent Africa.


Producer: Alan Yentob
Director: Dennis Marks

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts. Producers HOWARD ANDERSON
JOHN WILKINSON , CHRIS FOX Assignment editors


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Ian Smith
Producers: Howard Anderson
Unknown: Jana Bennett
Unknown: John Wilkinson
Unknown: Nick Guthrie
Unknown: Mike Robinson
Editor: John Mahoney
Editor: David Dickinson

: Midnight Movie: The Bachelor Party

Don Murray
E. G. Marshall Jack Warden
Arnold's bachelor party begins well enough as he and four friends do the rounds of bars and clubs on a hot New York night. But as the drink starts to flow, each man is led to consider his life, and when the surface of drunken revelry is stripped away, their doubts and anxieties begin to show....
Fine ensemble acting and Paddy Chayefsky 's brilliant script feature in this incisive look at male attitudes and pretensions.
Screenplay by PADDY CHAYEFSKY Produced by HAROLD HECHT Directed by DELBERT MANN
•FILMS: page 31


Unknown: Don Murray
Unknown: E. G. Marshall
Unknown: Jack Warden
Unknown: Paddy Chayefsky
Unknown: Paddy Chayefsky
Produced By: Harold Hecht
Directed By: Delbert Mann
Charlie Samson: Don Murray
Walter: E G Marshall
Eddie: Jack Warden
Arnold: Philip Abbott
Kenneth: Larry Blyden
Helen Samson: Patricia Smith
Existentialist: Carolyn Jones
Julie: Nancy Marchand
Hostess: Karen Norris
Girl on stoop: Barbara Ames
Stripteaser: Norma Arden Campbell

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