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: Daytime on Two

9.10 Technical Studies How basic concepts in manufacturing technology are used in modern industry. 13: Manufacturing with Plastics
For lecturers' notes write to [address removed], enclosing a 12" x 9" sae with 22p postage
9.38 Science Workshop Fish 'A'
How do fish move? How do they use their fins? Which is the fastest fish?
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs go sailing- without leaving the stall. Douglas visits the St
Mary's lifeboat on which his father serves. Song: 'Miss Polly has a dolly'.
Presenter GARY wilmot
10.15 Maths File. 7: Pattern A stolen painting leads
Inspector Newton to reflect - and rotate and translate!
10.38 Maths Topics. Geometry Resource CSE O-level material in the form of animated sequences for classroom use; students are encouraged to provide their own commentary.
3: Grids - Similarity
11.0 Words and Pictures Goodnight!
Mouse's request for quiet is misinterpreted by the crickets and it is some time before she can get her message across.
11.17 The Music Arcade 3: The Recording Studio
11.39 General Studies Intelligent Machines
12.5 Russian Language and People. Learn a little Russian and look at daily life in the Soviet Union.
13: Travel and Transport in the Soviet Union Book £5.50 from booksellers
12.30 Mathematical Thinking Five programmes which examme how the ideas of the Cockcroft Report on mathematical education can be brought into the classroom. 3: Area
12.55 Switch On to English
1.21 Encounter: Spain 3: Communications
Motorbikes and Guardia Civil; Valladolid airport, by train to Salamanca - and the postman's round.
1.38 Let's See
Pictures and Patterns
1: What's in a Picture?
2.0 Watch
Egypt: Egyptian Buildings LOUISE HALLTAYLOR visits the temple of Abu Simbel.
CY GRANT and RAEWYN BLADE tell the story of Moses and the burning bush.
2.18 One World
From the Caribbean
What's in it for the St Lucian farmers whose livelihoods depend on growing bananas for the UK?
2.40 Zig
Zag Sedna and the Seals
PAUL coia and Inuit visitor
ANN HANSON look at how Eskimos used to hunt the seal.


Producer: Richard Callanan
Producer: David Roseveare
Unknown: Louise Halltaylor
Unknown: Zag Sedna
Unknown: Ann Hanson

: International Snooker

The Benson and Hedges Masters
Terry Griffiths v Bill Werbeniuk
DAVID ICKE introduces further live coverage from Wembley.


Unknown: Bill Werbeniuk
Introduces: David Icke

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Willo the Wisp

with the voices of Kenneth Williams Written and directed by MCK SPARGO


Directed By: McK Spargo

: Fast Forward

with Floella Benjamin Joanna Monro ,
Andrew Secombe and Nick Wilton and introducing the voice of Rory Bremner
Today, Eric, the famous hen frightener and North Pole explorer, announced his daring plan to cross the Arctic Circle in six days on a converted horse-drawn rhubarb splicer. He sets off at six o'clock Wednesday afternoon after Fast
Forward and returns in time for next week's Fast
Forward. Good luck Eric! Associate producer TREVOR MCCALLUM


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Unknown: Andrew Secombe
Unknown: Nick Wilton
Unknown: Rory Bremner
Producer: Trevor McCallum
Producer: David Crichton

: The Wednesday Western: Station West

starring Dick Powell Jane Greer , Burl Ives With two soldiers dead after the robbery of a gold shipment, the army appoint a military intelligence man named Haven to work as an undercover agent. He insinuates himself into the service of Charlie, a beautiful but dangerous woman who runs a gambling house and seems not unconnected with the local crime wave.
• FILMS: page 17


Unknown: Dick Powell
Unknown: Jane Greer
Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Frank Fenton
Unknown: Winston Miller
Produced By: Robert Sparks
Directed By: Sidney Lanpield
Haven: Dick Powell
Charlie: Jane Greer
Mrs Caslon: Agnes Moorehead
Hotel clerk ': Burl Ives
Captain lies: Tom Powers
Prince: Gordon Oliver
Stellman: Steve Brodie
Mick: Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams
Mark Bristow: Raymond Burr

: Flower of the Month

with Geoffrey Smith Heathers
Geoffrey Smith visits some magnificent heather gardens to discover that you can have heather in flower all year round; he gives advice on how to plant and prune, and on propagation.


Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Open Space

where the public sets the agenda
Black Going Grey
'May the work you've done speak for you, May the life you've lived speak for you' sings 88-year-old
Frances Irving. But for most black pensioners there is no one who will speak for them.
'To tell you the truth-white or black-when a person reaches a certain age in this country nobody wants you around.' (JOHN PHILLIP , retired electrician)
Many of that great influx of West Indians who came to this country after the war are now pensioners and for them the only way to get a voice and be noticed is to form their own clubs and groups.
Made at the request of the Wandsworth Black Elderly Project.
Community Programme Unit


Unknown: Frances Irving.
Unknown: John Phillip

: Timewatch

Presented by Peter France Taff Vale
In 1900 the railway workers of Taff Vale embarked on a strike which has political implications to this day. Timewatch examines the first great clash between the Trades Unions and the law. The Island and its Past
How the people of the Isle of Dogs in the Thames Estuary are rediscovering their past. Special Branch
At the height of her powers, Victorian Britain boasted that she didn't need a political police. After explosions in the Underground, the Tower of London and the Houses of Parliament, she changed her mind. Timewatch investigates the birth of the Special Branch.
Producer DIANA LASHMORE Executive producer TIMOTHY GARDAM


Presented By: Peter France
Producer: Diana Lashmore
Producer: Timothy Gardam

: Anna of the Five Towns

with Linsey Beauchamp
Anton Lesser , Peter Davison Emrys James , Anna Cropper Hilary Mason dramatised by JOHN HARVEY from the novel by ARNOLD BENNETT
The last of four episodes
Anna has agreed to marry Henry Mynors , but he has failed to keep the appointment to ask for her father's permission. Anna's freedom has its limits set by the social pressures of her time - a fate she shares with Willie Price.
Music composed and conducted by NIGEL HESS
Production associate CAROL PARKS Videotape editor IVOR WILLIAMS Designer MICHAEL EDWARDS Produced by COLIN ROGERS Directed by martyn friend
BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Linsey Beauchamp
Unknown: Anton Lesser
Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Emrys James
Unknown: Anna Cropper
Unknown: Hilary Mason
Dramatised By: John Harvey
Novel By: Arnold Bennett
Unknown: Henry Mynors
Editor: Ivor Williams
Designer: Michael Edwards
Produced By: Colin Rogers
Directed By: Martyn Friend
Unknown: Pebble Mill
Anna Tellwright: Linsey Beauchamp
Ephraim Tellwright: Emrys James
Willie Price: Anton Lesser
Henry Mynors: Peter Davison
Sarah Vodrey: Hilary Mason
Agnes Tellwright: Katie Carey
Mrs Sutton: Anna Cropper
Beatrice Sutton: Anne Mannion
Mr Sutton: Barrie Cookson
Titus Price: Ed Ward Kelsey
Dr Henderson: Chris Sanders
Coroner: Geoffrey Larder
Policeman: Lain Ormsby-Knox
The Rev Banks: John Bott
Searcher: John Lancaster

: Cabaret

Somewhere in the heart of a bustling metropolis the late-nightclub opens its doors once more.
Desmond Olivier Dingle (Patrick Barlow ) has managed to stay on as compere for another week. Robyn Archer and Bertice Reading have again packed the place to capacity with their songs and satire. Also appearing: the distinguished poet and animal trainer Podomovsky with suburban comment from Amanda Swift (housewife).
Robyn Archer 's guest:
Margo Random, singersongwriter, actress and ex-Space Virgin.
Outside in the alley knocking on the stage door: The Deep Sea Jivers
Musical director ROGER WEBB Sound KEITH GUNN
Lighting DUNCAN BROWN Designer PHIL ROBERSON Produced and directed by PHILIP CHILVERS


Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle
Unknown: Patrick Barlow
Unknown: Robyn Archer
Unknown: Amanda Swift
Unknown: Robyn Archer
Director: Roger Webb
Unknown: Duncan Brown
Designer: Phil Roberson
Directed By: Philip Chilvers

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith
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

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