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: Open University

Rules Rule, OK?

: pm Daytime on Two

9.0 Tele-Journal
9.26 Twentieth-Century History
Britain Alone. The fall of Europe to Nazi Germany was swift and unexpected. From
June 1940 Britain was fighting alone.
9.48 Mathscore Two 7: S for Symmetry
ELAINE DONNELLY and ROGER SLOMAN investigate half-turn symmetry.
10.10 Look and Read Fair Ground! 4: In the Dark
The fair opens on time, but Mr Turnbull is still hoping to buy the field. Then, disaster strikes.... Producer SUE WEEKS
10.35 Brazil
2: Drought on the Land. Life in a rural community in north east Brazil stricken by a severe drought.
11.0 Watch
Egypt: The Plagues
11.17 History: The Middle Ages
2: The Castle. When Thomas Beauchamp remodelled
Warwick Castle, he designed it more to impress than to be a defensible base. How had the functions of castles and knights changed since the Norman Conquest ?
11.40 Job Bank Family Business
12.0 Une annee chez les Francais
7: L'agriculteur. The Cagnacs ekeing out a bare living from a few acres in this week's
French-commentary version of The Year of the French. Producer CAROLINE GODLEY
12.30 Inside Japan
Ten films on contemporary Japan.
4: The Company Comes First
Book £7.50 from booksellers
1.0 Maths Help 11
For adults studying maths to O-level, this series offers help with common difficulties. 4: Geometry II
Books, Maths Help parts 1 and 2,
93.95 each from booksellers
1.15 Science Topics The Periodic Table.
The history of the amazing and beautiful patterns at the heart of chemistry, and their usefulness to today's scientists.
Series producer PETER BRATT
1.38 Let's See
Pictures and Patterns
2: Making Pictures. Children discover ways of making patterns and showing different textures in their pictures. Presented by tricla SCOTT Producer MARIANNE BAIRD
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs just can't get to sleep at night; Liz tries to help.
Maths on the Farm: putting wheels on a tractor.
Book: A Surprise for Granny by GUNILLA HANSSO N Presenter LIZ SMITH
Director nicci CROWTHER
2.15 Near and Far
When the Wind Blows
A look at some of the ways in which the wind can affect people and landscape.
2.40 Look, Look and Look Again
Living Images. Yorkshire children use a model for a portrait of a character from fiction.


Unknown: Elaine Donnelly
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Unknown: Mr Turnbull
Producer: Sue Weeks
Unknown: Thomas Beauchamp
Unknown: Norman Conquest
Presenter: Richard Burrows
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Producer: Caroline Godley
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: Tricla Scott
Producer: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Gunilla Hansso
Presenter: Liz Smith
Director: Nicci Crowther
Producer: Robin Gwyn

: World Bowls

The Embassy World Indoor Bowls Championship
The first day's play at
Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club where 16 players compete for the first prize of £6,000.
DOUGIE DONNELLY introduces live coverage from this afternoon's match between the Scottish Indoor
Champion Frank McCartney and the defending World Champion Jim Baker (Ireland).
This morning Andy Ross
(England) played Ron Jones (Canada) in the first match of the championship.


Introduces: Dougie Donnelly
Unknown: Frank McCartney
Unknown: Jim Baker
Unknown: Andy Ross
Unknown: Ron Jones

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: World Ski-ing Championships

from Bormio, Italy
The Men's Combined Slalom The second men's champion will be crowned today after the computer has combined last week's downhill result with the points scored in today's slalom, and the gold medallist can rightly assume the title of the best all-round skier in the world.
Commentator DAVID VINE Television presentation by the ITALIAN TV SERVICE Producer JIM RESIDE

: The High Chaparral

and Mark of the Turtle
A delicate land agreement with Victoria's father is placed at risk when High
Chaparral cowhands join a posse searching for bandits on Montoya territory. Unless John Cannon can intervene he stands to lose a lot - including his wife. Written by BOB AND ESTHER MITCHELL


Unknown: John Cannon
Written By: Bob And
Written By: Esther Mitchell
Directed By: William Claxton
John Cannon: Leif Erickson
Buck Cannon: Cameron Mitchell
Billy Blue: Mark Slade
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Manolito: Henry Darrow
Marshal Virgil Packer: Robert Lansing
El Lobo: Anthony Caruso

: Open to Question

His views are forthright and controversial. For many, he is the best Prime Minister Britain never had, an attractive and natural leader whose stubborn devotion to principle kept him out of public office. Others have called him the Tory Judas. He urged the nation to vote Labour when Edward Heath took Britain into the Common Market - and then abandoned the Tory Party for the Ulster Unionist seat of South Down. He remains one of the most outspoken orators and distinguished
Parliamentarians Britain has produced. Tonight The Rt Hon Enoch Powell, MP is Open to Question.
Presented by Hilary O'Neill Michael MacFarlane Producer DAVID ROSS
Executive producer DAVID MARTIN


Unknown: Edward Heath
Unknown: Enoch Powell
Presented By: Hilary O'Neill
Presented By: Michael MacFarlane
Producer: David Ross
Producer: David Martin

: Whistle Test

Live music from Sade and Cook Da Books is introduced by David Hepworth and Mark Ellen.
Gary Bushell and Lemmy from Motorhead discuss the impact of Heavy Metal on the international music scene. Hindsight features Judas Priest from 1975.
Steve Blacknell visits Liverpool to check out the record collection of Peter Burns , lead vocalist with Dead or Alive; and to interview Alan Bleasdale as his new musical based on Elvis Presley 's life story goes into production. Richard Skinner surveys today's new charts, and Video Vote request calls will be taken on [number removed]after 7.30 pm. Producers


Introduced By: David Hepworth
Introduced By: Mark Ellen.
Unknown: Gary Bushell
Unknown: Steve Blacknell
Unknown: Peter Burns
Unknown: Alan Bleasdale
Unknown: Elvis Presley
Unknown: Richard Skinner
Unknown: John Burrowes
Unknown: Trevor Dann
Director: David G. Croft
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly with food specialist and cook Michael Barry and drinks expert Jill Goolden.
One of the world's top chefs cooks Sunday lunch for a council-house family - will he manage on their budget? Tea is often 'instant' these days - how does it rate in a tasting by experts?
Every continent cooks rice in a different way - which are the best varieties and the best methods?
Just some of the stories in this week's blend of the topical, exotic and best value in the world of food and drink.


Presented By: Chris Kelly
Unknown: Michael Barry
Unknown: Jill Goolden.
Director: Jill Dawson
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: Pot Black 85

Introduced by David Icke In July 1969, Ray Reardon became the first Pot Black champion and tonight he starts his challenge for the 1985 Pot Black Trophy against one of England's youngest professionals, Neal Foulds of Middlesex.
Commentator TED LOWE , who described play in the first programme in 1969, does so tonight for the 250th time. Referee JOHN WILLIAMS Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill
Book, £2.95 from booksellers
Video, Snooker Century Breakers BBCV/B 5022 from retailers


Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: Ray Reardon
Unknown: Neal Foulds
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Unknown: John Williams
Producer: John G. Smith

: Doctors' Dilemmas

The last of five stories based on true cases, in which lawyer Ian Kennedy explores the ethical dilemmas that confront doctors. Buying Time
Edna Bryant is rapidly becoming lame because of severe arthritis in her hips. She is an ideal case for surgery, but in her area the NHS waiting list for a hip replacement is three years. But if she had E2,500 she could have the operation within weeks. What can the consultant do to help?
Edna Bryant ............ Liz SMITH Film editor LARRY TOFT
Film director LAN DUNCAN
Producer DEBORAH CADBURY Executive producer DAVID PATERSON


Unknown: Ian Kennedy
Unknown: Edna Bryant
Unknown: Edna Bryant
Unknown: Liz Smith
Editor: Larry Toft
Producer: Deborah Cadbury
Producer: David Paterson

: World Bowls

The Embassy World Indoor Bowls Championship Tonight
Cecil Bransky (Israel) played
George Souza (Hong Kong)


Unknown: Cecil Bransky

: 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.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Ian Smith

: World Bowls

The Embassy World Indoor Bowls Championship
The first day's play of the championship from the Coatbridge Indoor Bowling Club.
Cecil Bransky (Israel) played
George Souza (Hong Kong) Earlier in the day
Frank McCartney (Scotland) played defending champion Jim Baker (Ireland) and Andy Ross (England) met Ron Jones (Canada) Commentators


Unknown: Cecil Bransky
Unknown: Frank McCartney
Unknown: Jim Baker
Unknown: Andy Ross
Unknown: Ron Jones
Unknown: Dougie Donnelly
Unknown: David Rhys Jones
Unknown: David Bryant
Unknown: Jimmy Davidson

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