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: Open University

6.55 Last of the Liberties
7.20 Weekend Outlook

: Daytime on Two

9.30 Science Topics Electronics in Action
9.52 Look and Read Fair Ground!
6: Where is Rachel?
10.15 Mathscore One 8: What Next?
Stacking cans, shaking hands and the sequence 1, 3, 6, 10...
10.38 Communicate! Cartoonist
How PETER MADDOCKS produces his cartoons and co-operates with SUZY BENGHLAT on a cartoon-strip cookery book.
11.0 English 11-13 Rhyme and Reason Poetry and 'pop'
Series producer JUDITH MILES
11.22 Geography Casebook: Britain
New Father Thames
London's desolate docklands are now being redeveloped, but amid fierce local controversy. Who will benefit?
11.44 Going to Work: Life and Social Skills
Working it Out by BILL LYONS 1: Family Life
12.5 Making the Most of the Micro
What micros can do and how to use them.
6: Getting Down to Business
12.30 Sorry Mate, I Didn't See You
Programmes for the young motorcyclist.
6: Dave Taylor Goes to School
Book, £ 1.50 from booksellers
12.55 You Can't See the Wood....
With DAVID BELLAMY , Who examines the diversity, uses and conservation of trees in the UK.
6: The Fruits of Our Labour
1.20 Thinking in Action
How thinking skills can be applied in business and organisational situations. 6: Action, Planning, Implementation
1.38 Around Scotland Preserving the Past
1: The Past Around You
2.0 Scene If Only by DAVID COOK
Micky is dead. His mate Brian won't talk to anyone-except to Micky.
2.30 English File Media Studies
Talking Pictures
How television cameras are used to shoot drama. A workshop with a group of students from


Unknown: Peter Maddocks
Unknown: Suzy Benghlat
Unknown: Bill Lyons
Unknown: Dave Taylor
Unknown: David Bellamy
Unknown: David Cook
Producer: Ronald Smedley

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Monkey

The Most Monstrous Monster Desperate to win the love of Chun Chiao , the Unicorn King lavishes toys on her son. Unimpressed, the spoilt brat demands a very special present - Monkey's wishing staff.
English version directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL for WORLD WIDE SOUND LONDON
Produced by ntv and KOKUSAI HOEI


Unknown: Chun Chiao
Directed By: Michael Bakewell
Monkey: Masaaki Sakai
Tripitaka: Masako Natsume
Sandy: Shiro Kishibe
Pigsy: Toshiyuki Nishida

: The Invaders

The Watchers
When David Vincent learns that aliens have taken possession of a remote lodge hotel he finds work there and discovers it has only two guests -an electronics genius and his blind niece.
Directed by JESSE HIBBS


Unknown: David Vincent
Written By: Jerry Sohl
Directed By: Jesse Hibbs
starring as David Vincent: Roy Thinnes
Margaret Cook: Shirley Knight
Paul Cook: Kevin McCarthy
Ramsey: Leonard Stone
Danvers: Walter Brooke
Simms: Robert Yuro
Bowman: Harry Hickox
Grayson: James Seay
General: John Zaremba
Alien 1: Paul Sorenson
Alien 2: Marlowe Jensen

: Sergeant Bilko: The Platoon's Saloon

[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko


Producer: Nat Hiken
Director: Al de Caprio
Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: ORS 85

This week's guest presenter is Dave Gahan from Depeche Mode.
Janice Long takes the trip up to the Oxford Road studios to introduce her band to watch, Owen Paul. Timmy Mallett poses the Megaquiz and poses. Plus music live from The Farmers Boys and Dark City.


Unknown: Dave Gahan
Unknown: Owen Paul.
Unknown: Timmy Mallett
Producers: Steve Smith
Producers: Jonathan Bullen
Unknown: Peter Hamilton

: Nature

A special report from Africa on: Hunger -Natural Solutions? with Tony Soper and Brian Leith
Millions of Africans cannot buy food, they must grow it. For many the years of drought have made this impossible. No amount of water will make crops grow on soil that is exhausted. Why is so much land turning into desert? How can the expanding population grow more food without destroying the soil? Research CAREY NEWSON Director RON MARTIN


Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Carey Newson
Director: Ron Martin
Producer: Robin Hellier

: Gardeners' World

from Bamsdale with Geoff Hamilton and Clay Jones
In 1983 the E2 garden looked very healthy with inputs of E95 and outputs of E140. This week Geoff Hamilton starts another one.
Growing under plastic can be a very rewarding way of producing a wide range of high quality early crops. David Antill from Efford
Experimental Horticultural Station explains the principles.
Margaret Waddy from the National Seed Development Organisation talks to Clay Jones and looks at some ready-to-plant wild flower collections on the market. Executive producer JOHN KENYON Production assistant CHRISTINE HARDMAN
Producer DENIS w. GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: David Antill
Unknown: Margaret Waddy
Unknown: Clay Jones
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Christine Hardman
Producer: Denis W. Gartside

: Just Another Day

with John Pitman
Eight films which go behind the scenes of places which are part of our way of life. 2: Driving School
Every day a band of brave - some might say foolish - instructors set out in dual-control cars to teach people how to drive. Pupils like 69-year-old Mrs Patience Pumphrey. Her record to date: more than 100 lessons and two failed tests. 'Trouble is I have good days and bad days', says Mrs P; 'and sometimes they are very bad.' Somewhere out there are actress Carolyn Allen , screaming whenever things go wrong; Vietnamese boat person Dip Nguyen who, fortunately, has now been persuaded to stop at pedestrian crossings, and instructor Diana Redmond , who smacks pupils when they make mistakes.
And watch out - here comes Mrs Pumphrey to take yet another test....
Photography CHRIS SADLER


Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: Carolyn Allen
Unknown: Diana Redmond
Unknown: Mrs Pumphrey
Editor: Christine Garner
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff
Director: Desmond Lapsley

: The New Pacific

Jugs to be Filled and Candles to be Lit
The 'jugs' are the Asian children, true to Confucian tradition in their respect for teachers, and filled with facts and figures, obediently committed to memory. The 'candles' are the children of the West, encouraged to discover their individual talents and aptitudes, and develop a critical turn of mind. Ideally, a child should be jug and candle combined, and this may be possible with an Asian student at a Western school, but the Confucian and Christian ideas of education are deeply rooted in social attitudes and therefore hard to change.
Narrated by Peter France Film editor JEFF SHAW Produced and directed by MICHAEL MACINTYRE


Editor: Jeff Shaw
Directed By: Michael MacIntyre

: Newsnight

11.15 Weather View

: Haywire

The second of a two-part screen adaptation of BROOKE HAYWARD 'S best-selling memoirs
'My mother,
Margaret Sullavan , was a great star, my father, Leland Hayward , a producer. Together they were a fountain of life and high spirits, the fulfilment of the American dream. But something went wrong....'


Unknown: Brooke Hayward
Unknown: Margaret Sullavan
Unknown: Leland Hayward
Unknown: Ivan Davis
Unknown: Frank Pierson
Produced By: William Hayward
Directed By: Michael Tuchner
starring as Margaret Sullavan: Lee Remick
as Leland Hayward: Jason Robards
as Brooke Hayward: Deborah Raffin
as Bill Hayward: Hart Bochner
as Bridget Hayward: Dianne Hull
Nan: Linda Gray
as Kenneth Wagg: Richard Johnson
Sarah: Joyce Easton
Mills: Charlie Robinson

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