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: Open University

6.50 Ethnic Minorities: To Bedford from Busso (2)
7.15 Sociology: the Moonies
7.40 Changing Britain: Made in Dundee
8.5 Music: Score Reading
8.30 Comparing Cultures
8.55 Maths: Population Modelling
9.20 Questioning Assumptions
9 45 Maths: The Binomial Theorem
10.10 Pure Maths: Conic Sections
10.35 Computing: Roots of Equations
11.0 Systems Behaviour: Interpretation
11.25 Who Needs Maths?
11.50 Biology: Life on Seashores
12.15 Resources in Sound
12.40 Development and Learning: Bursts and Pauses
1.5 History of Mathematics
1.30 The MP's Surgery

: Horizon

The Miracle of Life
Lennart Nilsson 's special camera techniques take us inside the human body on a remarkable journey to the very beginnings of human life. Narrator Paul Vaughan
Produced for Sveriges television by BO G. ERIKSSON and CARL 0. LOFMAN Horizon editor GRAHAM MASSEY


Unknown: Lennart Nilsson
Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Television By: Bo G. Eriksson
Editor: Graham Massey

: The Great Art Collection

The Classical Tradition
A series written and narrated by Edwin Mullins including today his description of Poussin's Adoration of the Golden Calf, Anita Brookner on Ingres's The Turkish
Bath and Milton Brown on Seurat's La Grande Jatte all first shown in the series 100 Great Paintings. Directors ANITA


Unknown: Edwin Mullins
Unknown: Anita Brookner
Unknown: Milton Brown
Unknown: Crum Kenneth Corden.
Unknown: Bill Morton
Unknown: Kenneth Corden

: Bridge Club

Introduced by Jeremy James Jeremy Flint guides novices and regulars of the Bristol
Bridge Club towards a better understanding of the game. Director UNDA MCCARTHY Producer MARK PATTERSON
Leaflet available from Bridge Club, BBC, London W12 8QT


Introduced By: Jeremy James
Introduced By: Jeremy Flint

: Master Photographers

1: Alfred Eisenstaedt
The first in the series of six conversations with some of the grand old master photographers.
Alfred Eisenstaedt has been called the father of photo-journalism, the man who invented the candid camera. During 60 years of photographic life, first in Germany, later in America, he has photographed more famous people than any other photographer.
No fewer than 90 covers of Life Magazine have carried his pictures. But the cold statistics say little about the formidable record of his work. It is a testimony of events and people who shaped much of our present life.
He talks to Peter Adam in his New York office.
A priceless archive of interviews
Delightfully instructive
Film editor JEFF SHAW


Unknown: Alfred Eisenstaedt
Unknown: Alfred Eisenstaedt
Unknown: Peter Adam
Producer: Peter Adam

: The British Record Industry Awards

Hosted by Noel Edmonds Prince, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Wham, Paul Young - these are just some of the top names of the record industry who gathered two week's ago at the Grosvernor House Hotel in London's Park Lane for the glittering annual awards of the British Phonographic Industry. Here's a second chance to see who picked up the most honours and which, in the opinion of the industry, were the most popular artists and bands of 1984. Guest presenters range from Neil Kinnock to
Billy Connolly , Pete Townshend to Toyah. There are also performances by Tina Turner Alison Moyet , Howard Jones Nik Kershaw , Bronski Beat Commentary by Mike Smith Executive producer for BPI DEKE ARLON
Produced and directed by MICHAEL HURLL
(First shown on BBC1)


Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Neil Kinnock
Unknown: Billy Connolly
Unknown: Pete Townshend
Unknown: Tina Turner
Unknown: Alison Moyet
Unknown: Howard Jones
Unknown: Nik Kershaw
Commentary By: Mike Smith
Directed By: Michael Hurll

: News Review

Moira Stuart looks at the best news pictures of the week. With subtitles Editor BOB MCDOUGALL


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Editor: Bob McDougall

: The Money Programme

Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton present Britain's most popular financial and business programme. With LUKE CASEY, NICK CLARKE and MARK ROGERSON reporting from home and abroad on your money and other people's.
Including this week: Riders of the Night - private security is one of America's biggest businesses. Now armed security guards are taking over from the police in some of the toughest areas of the big cities. Could it happen here? Plus:
The Giveaway Glossies why magazine publishers are following the newspaper business in giving their products away free. Is the cover price doomed or can the traditional magazines fight back?


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Director: Don Harley
Editor: Michael Hogan

: In Search of the Trojan War

written and presented by Michael Wood
For 3,000 years Homer's tale of the siege of Troy has gripped the imagination. But does the story of the wooden horse and Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world, go back to real events in the Bronze Age? This six-part series is the search to discover some of the answers.
1: The Age of the Heroes
Heinrich Schliemann started the modem archaeological search for Troy with digs in Turkey and Greece which, he believed, brought to life the age of Homer's heroes. Now accused by many of being a liar and a faker, Schliemann discovered priceless gold treasures; including, he claimed, the jewels of Helen herself. Forty years ago that treasure mysteriously disappeared from its hiding Place in Berlin.
Executive producer COLIN ADAMS
Producer BILL LYONS. BBC Manchester
• FEATURE: page 74


Presented By: Michael Wood
Unknown: Heinrich Schliemann
Editor: Patrick Haggerty
Producer: Colin Adams
Producer: Bill Lyons.

: Favourite Things

Beryl Reid in conversation with Roy Plomley
Roy Plomley visits people of outstanding achievement in their own homes to find out what in their lives gives them the most pleasure.
Today Beryl Reid talks to him in her charming riverside cottage, where she cooks him a meal, models hats, shows her paintings, introduces her ten favourite animals and recalls highlights of her distinguished career. She also goes on a shopping spree in a market she describes as 'paradise'. Producer MICHAEL KERR
0 FEATURE: page 8 and WODDIS ON: page 70


Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Talks: Beryl Reid
Producer: Michael Kerr

: International Pro-Celebrity Golf

for the Marley Trophy
It's Wogan again! Terry is back with Johnny Miller and his celebrity opponent is Jimmy Hill , who has Nick Faldo to help him along. Today's match over nine holes of the Ailsa Course at Turnberry will be vital. Assistant producer DEREK MARTIN Programme presentation
Video Play Golf (BBCV 1004) from retailers


Unknown: Johnny Miller
Unknown: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Nick Faldo
Producer: Derek Martin
Unknown: Richard Tilling
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Producer: Harold Anderson

: Did You See... ?

The television review presented by Ludovic Kennedy who discusses: Just Another Day (BBC2) about the Great Ormond St Hospital; ITV's drama serial The Practice and Last of the Summer Wine (BBC1).
Among those taking part are doctor and country singer Hank Wangford and journalist Bel Mooney
Series producer JOHN ARCHER


Presented By: Ludovic Kennedy
Singer: Hank Wangford
Unknown: Bel Mooney
Director: Mark Urban
Producer: Kevin Loader
Producer: John Archer

: Screen Two: The Burston Rebellion

by Elaine Morgan
Starring Eileen Atkins, Bernard Hill, John Shrapnel with Thelma Whiteley, Nicola Cowper, Geoffrey Chater
On a chilly winter's day in 1911, Kitty and Tom Higdon arrived in the Norfolk village of Burston to take up positions in the village school. Their arrival was to irrevocably change the lives of the villagers and their children.
A BBC Ariel Book telling the real life story of the rebellion will be available in the autumn.
Feature: page 4


Writer: Elaine Morgan
Music: Dominic Muldowney
Make-up: Lisa Farrant
Costume: Charlotte Holdich
Photography: Maurice Fisher
Designer: Chris Robilliard
Producer: Ruth Caleb
Director: Norman Stone
Willie Sprunt: Richard Gallop
Frederick Starr: Henry Moxon
Farmer Fowler: John Abineri
Tom Higdon: Bernard Hill
Kitty Higdon: Eileen Atkins
The Rev C.T. Eland: John Shrapnel
Violet Potter: Nicola Cowper
John Potter: John Gleeson
Labourer: Norman Fisher
Marjory Ling: Alexandra Boyd
Jack Mullinger: Ian Latham
Walter Garnham: Norman Jones
Mrs Eland: Thelma Whiteley
George Durbidge: Jon Laurimore
Noah Sandy: Peter Whitbread
John Aldrich: Alan Mason
Mrs Philpot: Maggie Riley
Ethel Cummings: Lusha Kellgren
Gertie Steamer: Lynne Radford
Farmer Edwards: Frank Mills
Peggram: Peter Benson
Sabina Durbidge: Helen Bugdale
Thirza Moore: Linda Roberts
Clerk of the Court: Peter Tuddenham
Magistrate: Geoffrey Chater
Casey: Robert Duncan

: Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Kevin McCarthy Dana Wynter
The classic and highly influential science fiction thriller about the alien invasion of a small
Californian community, and one man's struggle to save the United States.
Returning home from a business trip
Dr Miles Bennell finds that his friends and patients are strangely altered - emotionless and somehow inhuman.
Gradually he discovers that their spirits have been infiltrated and that giant pods from outer space are taking over.
Screenplay by DANIEL MAINWARING Based on the Collier's Magazine serial by JACK FINNEY
Produced by WALTER WANGER Directed by don siegel
• IN THE PICTURE: page 18


Unknown: Kevin McCarthy
Unknown: Dana Wynter
Unknown: Dr Miles Bennell
Unknown: Daniel Mainwaring
Unknown: Jack Finney
Produced By: Walter Wanger
Directed By: Don Siegel
Miles Bennell: Kevin McCarthy
Becky Driscoll: Dana Wynter
Danny: Larry Gates
Jack: King Donovan
Theodora: Carolyn Jones
Sally: Jean Willes
Nick: Ralph Dumke
Wilma: Virginia Christine

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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