6.55 Engineering: Two Control Problems
7.20 Weekend Outlook
9.30 Science Topics
Energy Transfer Devices
What is energy and how can we obtain it?
9.52 Look and Read Fair Ground
8: A Piece of Cake!
10.15 Mathscore One 9: Get Co-ordinated
Transatlantic chess and a street map help
ELAINE DONNELLY and ROGER SLOMAN to show how grids can be labelled.
Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE
10.38 Communicate! Inside Radio
NOEL EDMONDS , DAVID SELF and MICHELLE MORRIS reveal some of the techniques they use in making programmes.
11.0 English 11-13 4: Creative Writing Play on Words
Students demonstrate how a play can evolve from improvisation, and workshop pupils take this further by scripting from their own improvised performances.
Senes producer JUDITH MILES
11.22 Geography Casebook: Britain. Coal: The Future
What is an uneconomic mine? And what price a community? One year on, the issues on the strike still remain.
Producer DAVID SCOTT COWAN
11.44 Going to Work: Life and Social Skills
Working it Out by BILL LYONS 3: Looking for Work
12.5 pm Making the Most of the Micro
What micros can do and how to use them.
8: Everything Under Control
12.30 Pages from Ceefax
12.55 You Can't See the Wood.... With DAVID BELLAMY , who examines the diversity, uses and conservation of trees.
8: Forests with a Future?
1.20 Pages from Ceefax
1.38 Around Scotland Preserving the Past
3: Collecting the Past
Take Away Family
The Chinese community in Britain now numbers 150,000 people. Chinese teenagers talk about their lives.
Producer EDWARD HAYWARD
2.30 English File. Drama Skills 1: Playing to the Audience
LAWRENCE EVANS and JANE NASH of the Coventry Belgrade theatre-in-education team devise and perform a play for secondary school audiences about the mentally handicapped, using both improvisation and script techniques.
Producer DAN GARRETT
Series producer GEOFF WILSON
Land for the Locusts
Led by their voracious queen, locust swarms bring desolation and famine in their search for the magic lake Lop Nor. Despite his companions' reluctance, Tripitaka decides to intervene.
English version directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL for World Wide Sound London
Produced by NTV and KOKUSAI HOEI
with subtitles, followed by Weather
An advanced but bizarre course in the invention of everyday objects written by CLIVE DOIG
The inventions of the light bulb, the battery and loo paper are introduced by Paul McDowell , hindered and abetted by the class of Madeline Smith , Sylvester McCoy , Bernard Holley Jacqueline Clarke
Mike Savage , Julia Binsted with WILF LUNN still inventing his own things. Designer STEPHEN MELLOR
Assistant producer PETER LESLIE
Produced and directed by CLIVE DOIG
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Valley of the Shadow starring
The inhabitants of a small town see an alien immolate himself on the main street. The aliens plan to 'silence' the whole town unless
David Vincent can find a better alternative.
Written by ROBERT SABAROFF Directed by JESSE HIBBS
Capt Taft (Alien):
Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko
A film company plans to shoot a movie of the Battle of Kabuchi Island against Pentagon wishes. But the army has a secret weapon - Bilko; who is sent to
Hollywood as technical adviser to the movie.
Another week off for the Oxford Road studios as Peter Powell takes over the cameras to introduce Howard Jones live in concert.
He traces Howard's rise to superstardom and talks with him about future plans as well as unveiling the new single.
Channel 2 has reserved you a front-stall seat to join the 3,000-strong audience at
Manchester's Apollo Theatre for this special live concert. Assistant producer STEVE SMITH Production PETER HAMILTON BBC Manchester
A weekly look at wildlife and the issues affecting the living world with Tony Soper and Brian Leith
Falcon Crackdown - uncovering an international network of illegal trading involving Britain - a story of fraud, greed, sport and a love of falcons.
Dipper Decline - why are these birds disappearing from the mountain streams of Wales? A Spider in the Bath - what is it about small, harmless animals that induces fear and loathing? Could it be that animal phobias are a legacy from our evolutionary past? Producer ROBIN HELLIER Editor ANDREW NEAL BBC Bristol
with Geoff Hamilton in Christchurch
The Botanic Gardens, founded in 1863, were modelled on British ideas. Now, integrated with familiar species, there is a comprehensive collection of New Zealand native plants. Eion Scarrow extols the virtues of the flaxes and manukas, and former curator John Taylor suggests that more of the hebes and other natives would do well in the UK. Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
An OB from Television New Zealand (Plant list on Ceefax page 261) A BBC book, Gardeners' World
Fruit Garden, £2.50. from booksellers
Eight films which go behind the scenes of places which are part of the British way of life.
4: The Natural History Museum
The blue whale is undergoing cosmetic surgery, the dinosaur is being given a spring clean and the elephants and rhinoceroses are on the move.
All this before the 7,500 visitors arrive for the day. Behind mahogany doors, away from the public, the scientists beaver away in their own little worlds.
Dr David Wragg is trying to record the love call of the cricket. Peter Whitehead is messing about with sprats and Paul Hillyard is feeding his pet tarantulas. He actually likes spiders.
'Nobody has ever been eaten by one,' he says, 'it's just that they have had a very bad press.'
Photography IAN STONE
Film editor CHRISTINE GARNER
Series producer EDWARD MiRZOEFK Director JOHN PAUL DAVIDSON
The return of a popular series in which Peter Alliss plays golf and talks with well-known people.
This week from Formby
Golf Club, a lovely course celebrating its 101st year of existence, Peter's guest is one-time delivery boy, salesman, and latter-day minstrel Jasper Carrott , who takes a cynical but always interesting and amusing view of life. Director ALASTAIR SCOTT Producer BOB ABRAHAMS
In which Russell Harty savours some of Europe's most colourful cities. This weekend's three-course meal begins with a taste of Dublin's people, players and places. Tomorrow's main course is a profile of Dublin-born Bob Geldof.
To round off a weekend of charm and blarney, Russell celebrates St Patrick's day in some very unusual company....
Research MARK JOHNSON
Assistant producer MICHELE BURGESS Executive producer KEN STEPHINSON BBC Manchester
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John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith present the reports and interviews that matter
Maria Déa, Jules Berry Out to destroy earthly love, the Devil sends two agents to a betrothal feast. But their mission goes awry wnen one of them falls in love with the bride-to-be and the Devil is forced to intervene. Carne's glittering production of a medieval fantasy is highlighted by a wickedly witty performance by Designed by ALEXANDRE TRAUNER and GEORGES WAKHÉVITCH
Screenplay by JACQUES PREVERT and PIERRE LAROCHE
Directed by MARCEL CARNE
(A French film with English subtitles. First showing on British television. Black and white)
(The Carne" season continues next Friday with Le jour se leve)
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