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: Open Uniwersity

6.30 Eighteenthcentury Bath
6.55 Ethology: Newts to Newboms
7.20 Weekend Outlook

: Daytime on Two

9.30 Science Topics
Electromagnetic Spectrum
(Shown on Tuesday at 1.15 pm)

9.52 Look and Read: Fair Ground!: 7: Ozzie Thinks Again
(Shown on Tuesday at 10.10 am)

10.15 Mathscore Two: 9: Graphs Rule, OK?
Elaine Donnelly and Roger Sloman show how to turn a mathematical rule into a graph.
Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE (Repeat)

10.38 Exploring Science: Stars
From the earliest times, people have looked at the stars and wondered.
Producer PETER BRATT (Repeat)

11.0 Look, Look and Look Again: Pattern in Place
A walk in the forest; a visit to the seashore, a Banbury class looks closely at natural textures and patterns. (Repeat)

11.22 Geography 11-13: The Iron and Steel Industry
Bernard Clark looks at how the iron and steel industry moved its location and its current problems.
Producer LEN BROWN (Repeat)

11.44 Going to Work: Life and Social Skills: 2: At Work
(Shown on Monday at 9.38 am)

12.5 pm Making the Most of the Micro: 7: Sounds Interesting
What micros can do and how to use them. (Repeat)

12.30 Sorry Mate, I Didn't See You: 7: Training to Survive
For the young motorcyclist.

12.55 You Can't See the Wood....: 7: Trees in Towns
With David Bellamy, who examines the diversity, uses and conservation of trees in the UK.

1.20 Pages from Ceefax

1.38 Around Scotland: Preserving the Past: 2: Auchindrain
(Shown yesterday at 1.38 pm)

2.0 Scene: Death in the Family
'Why me, why my father?' What happens when somebody dies? What actually goes on at a funeral? What effect does a death in the family have on those who are left behind? Producer PETER EVANS
(Shown yesterday at 10.34 am)
HELPLINES: pages 71

2.30 English File: Media Studies: 2: Reporting from the Scene
How a news reporter puts a story together. Film of BBC reporter Kate Adie on an assignment, and a discussion between Home Affairs correspondent Bill Hamilton and Brent students who have filmed their own local stories.
Series producer GEOFF WILSON (Repeat)


Unknown: Fatr Gromnd
Unknown: Elaine Donelly
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Producer: David Roseveare
Producer: Peter Bratt
Unknown: Bernard Clark
Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: David Bellamy
Producer: Peter Evans
Unknown: Bill Hamilton
Producer: Dan Garrett
Producer: Geoff Wilson

: Monkey

Tripitaka takes pity on an old woman who claims him as her long-lost son. While his master lies to enforce Mother Tzu's delusions, Pigsy wallows in the pleasant hallucinations conjured up by the Grey Gloves Devil.
Produced by NTV and KOKUSAI HOEI


Unknown: Mother Tzu
Directed By: Michael Bakewell
Monkey: Masaaki Sakai
Tripitaka: Masako Natsume
Sandy: Shmo Kismbe
Pigsy: Toshiyuki Nishida

: The Secret Garden

by FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT dramatised in seven parts by DOROTHEA BROOKING 4: 7 oM CoHn
At last Mary comes face to face with her guardian, her Uncle Archibald Craven , the cold and remote owner of Misselthwaite Manor. But an even stranger meeting takes place that night.


Unknown: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Unknown: Dorothea Brooking
Unknown: Archibald Craven
Unknown: John Baker
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Mary Lennox: Sarah Holus Andrews
Archibald Craven: John Woodnutt
Mrs Sowerby: Lorraine Peters
Martha: Jacqueljne Hoyle
Mrs MedIock: Hope Johnstone
Nurse: Jennie Goossens
Colin: David Patterson
Sowerby children: Liza Kendrick
Sowerby children: Jonathan Wall

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Char!ie Brown

A cartoon series based on Peanuts by CHARLES M. SCHULTZ
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Unknown: Charles M. Schultz

: Micro Live

with lan MeNaught-Davis and Lesley Judd
In this, the last programme of the current series, Lesley investigates new applications for the laser disc. Mac challenges a robot at its own game, table tennis.
Fred Harris reviews some portable and lap-held computers. And a look at the difficult job of live subtitling...
Series producer DAvm ALLEN
Programme notes are available on Ceefax page 700. on the Micro Live Bulletin Board - [number removed],300 baud, on the Micronet pages on Prestel: on Telecom Gold-type INFO BBC6: or from [address removed] (please enclose sae and SCp cheque/PO)


Unknown: Lesley Judd
Unknown: Fred Harris

: Phi) SMwers

as Sergeant Bilko Big Investigation
When Bilko hears of a Congressional committee probe into military waste he turns Fort Baxter into a picture of abject poverty. Produced by NAT HIKEN
Directed by AL DE CAPMO (Bioct am! M)/)t<e. 7!epea<)


Unknown: Fort Baxter
Produced By: Nat Hiken
Directed By: Al de Capmo

: OM 85

Control of the Oxford Road studios goes this week to guest presenter Billy Bragg. Timmy Mallett hosts the Megaquiz and more-John Walters, TV superstar, introduces The Three
Mustafas 3. Janice Long 's band to watch is Red
Guitars-and Curt Smith of Tears For Fears takes the (MS cameras to his home town of Bath.
With live music from The Alarm, Rim features, and horoscopes, that's the menu for this week's live edition of BBC2's electronic magazine. Researchers


Presenter: Billy Bragg.
Presenter: Timmy Mallett
Unknown: Janice Long
Guitars-And: Curt Smith
Unknown: Cmusttne Lunt
Unknown: Peter Hamlton

: Mature

A weekly look at wildlife and the issues affecting the living world with Tony Soper and Brian Leith
GoMeK Z.MM Tamarins: only 400 of these monkeys remain in the wild. Fourteen captive-bred animais have been released into a Brazilian reserve. Can they survive?
Witr !M t/M Sky: first used in the Battle of Britain, radar is now involved in the battle against insect pests.
BtMton-doHar Bug: how an African weevil reached the parts other pollinators couldn't, and transformed the oil palm industry in South East Asia.


Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Brian Leith
Producer: Robin Heluer

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale with Geoff Hamilton
Last year's trials in the organic plots showed some of the strengths and weaknesses of pure organic gardening. Potatoes and beetroot were marvellous but the fly decimated the carrots. Geoff plans a wide range of vegetables for this year. Tony Hender recommends new and well-tried hardy and half-hardy annuals. Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
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Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Tony Hender
Producer: John Kenyon

: Just Another Day: 3: Soho

Eight films that go behind the scenes of places which are part of the British way of life.
Everything you always wanted to know about
London's crooked square mile-but never dared to ask.... Meet the King of Swing - Alfredo the doorman, who has sung with Frank Sinatra ; and the Queen of Sound Effects
Beryl, who is having problems unzipping a banana.
Hear about naughty ladies and red stocking murders.
Drink in the afternoon with lan who knows all about hunting in Soho, and sympathise with old Frankie who says the girls just aren't what they used to be. He's right. Karen used to be a high-school teacher. Now she's a stripper. All in the best possible taste, of course....


Presenter: John Pitman
Photography: Nigel Meakin
Film editor: Allan Lygo
Series producer: Edward Mirzoeff
Director: Imogen Sutton

: The New Pacific

S/MdOM 0/ </M Rising Sun
For the peoples of the Asian Pacific, whose 'economic miracles' have so dazzled the West, success has come from unquestioning acceptance of authority and self-sacrifice in the interests of the common good, virtues that stem from the ancient Chinese philosophy Confucianism.
But Confucianism has an Achilles' heel-it stifles creativity and does not encourage those intuitous leaps of imagination that can lead to new discoveries.
Japan, for one, is worried that she will always lag behind the West in pure research, and never quite become No 1. This final programme of the series looks at inventiveness, Japanese style, the technology of the information revolution and Japan's attempts to be first with the celebrated but elusive fifth generation computer. If Japan wins the race, the result, according to Stanford's Professor
Eigenbaum, will be 'an electronic Pearl Harbor'. Narrated by Peter France Fi)m editor JEFF SHAW
Produced and directed by MICHAEL MACtNTYRE


Editor: Jeff Shaw
Directed By: Michael MacTntyre

: Mewsn!ght

: Weatherview

: Marcel Carne: Quai des brumes

Starring Jean Gabin, Michele Morgan
A season of Marcel Carne's most acclaimed films begins with this atmospheric thriller.

An army deserter arrives in the fog-enshrouded port of Le Havre, hoping to stow away on a freighter. When he runs into an unhappy waif and her bullying protector, his fate is sealed.
(A French film with English subtitles)
Films: page 20 and Feature: page 74


Designer: Alexandre Trauner
Screenplay: Jacques Prevert
Director: Marcel Carne
Jean: Jean Gabin
Nelly: Michele Morgan
Zabel: Michel Simon
Lucien: Pierre Brasseur
Michel Krauss: Robert Le Vigan
Half-pint: Raymond Aimos

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