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: Open University

6.30 Geology: Mapping in the Yorkshire Dales
6.55 Social Sciences: What Price the Workers?

: Daytime on Two

9.26 Maths Counts by JOHN TULLY
10: What Price to Pay?
Bert falls for a 'special offer' but Elsie falls-for Solihull?
9.48 Mathscore One
10: Fill it Up. ELAINE DONELLY and ROGER SLOMAN show how to relate measures of volume and capacity.
10.10 Look and Read Fair Ground!
9: Talk or Ride
Mr Tumbull 's villainy is revealed, Ozzie rescues
Rachel - and Captain Cutlass takes a hand.
10.35 Geography Casebook: Britain
The British Car Industry
Austin Rover's new cars face fierce competition in Britain from giant multinational companies. How are they meeting the challenge?
11.0 Watch. Tastes
11.17 Walrus-What Should I Do?
Endings by TONY PARKER
Including ideas from viewers on what the four heroes should do as well as the stories of what they did do.
11.40 Higher Education
4: Universities: UCCA and After
12.0 Year of the French 10: The Country Priest 'I am Breton first, then
French' says ABBÉ louis MAHUAS. Producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF
12.30 pm Inside Japan
Films on contemporary Japan. 9: White Elephants
1.0 Maths Help II
9: Trigonometry I: Ratios
1.15 Science Topics Metals and Plastics
For hundreds of years we have modified and used metals to do a variety of jobs. Now plastics and other materials are taking over.
Producer ROGER FRY
1.38 Let's See
Minibeasts. 2: The Hunters
Nature has equipped even the tiniest carnivore with all the speed, cunning and cruelty necessary for its survival. Producer MARIANNE BAIRD
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs, with mike
GRADY, translate 'nose and find new names for it. Follow
4-year-old ELAINE through her first day at school.
2.15 British Social History Education for All
The British state education system has been developing for over 100 years. How has it changed since the Act of 1870?


Unknown: John Tully
Unknown: Elaine Donelly
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Unknown: Mr Tumbull
Narrator: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Tony Parker
Producer: Morton Surguy
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff
Producer: Marianne Baird

: Play School: It's Tuesday

Presenter Chloe Ashcroft Guest lain Lauchlan
Story: Our Friend the Wind by JOHN EYERS


Presenter: Chloe Ashcroft
Unknown: John Eyers
Director: Barbara Roddam

: Dastardly and Muttley

Eagle Beagle

: Uninvited Ghosts

Told by Rosemary Leach for Jackanory
Today: The Dragon Tunnel What was the moaning and scratching Joe and Pete heard under the scullery floor?
Illustrations by SUE BROADLEY


Told By: Rosemary Leach
Illustrations By: Sue Broadley

: Laurel and Hardy

in Defective Story

: Think Again

with Johnny Ball
This week Johnny discovers the fun behind the facts about Money.
So if you fancy a change,
Think Again about money. Written by JOHNNY BALL Designer ROD MCLEAN Director MIKE SEDDON
Producer ALBERT BARBER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Johnny Ball
Written By: Johnny Ball
Designer: Rod McLean
Director: Mike Seddon

: Newsround

with Paul McDowell


Unknown: Paul McDowell

: Who, Sir? Me, Sir?

by K. M. PEYTON adapted for televison in six episodes by JENNY MCDADE 2: Training for the Tetrathlon has begun in earnest, but not without a few problems.
Film recordist BOB ROBERTS
Make-up designer BENITA BARRELL Costume designer
Executive producer PAUL STONE Director COLIN CANT


Unknown: K. M. Peyton
Unknown: Jenny McDade
Unknown: Bob Roberts
Designer: Benita Barrell
Unknown: Catherine Westray
Producer: Paul Stone
Director: Colin Cant
Nutty: Linda Frith
Hoomey: Nigel Stewart
Jazz: Ashok Kumar
Gary: Kelly George
Bean: Jimmy Demetriou
Nails: Tony Bywater
Gloria: Claire Callaghan
Sam: Ian Hastings
Brenda: Julianne Eveleigh
Foggerty: Tim Barker
Headmaster: Anthony Dawes
Sebastian: Marek Kurpiel
Antony Royd: Alex Bullion
Mark Fountains-Abbott: Kevin Shaw
Colin Constable: Michael O'Keeffe
Piers: Martin Wimbush
Knacker Bean: Carlos Douglas
Mrs Rossiter: Janet Pate
Lifeguard: Craig Fairbrass

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Charlie Brown

A cartoon based on Peanuts by CHARLES M. SCHULTZ It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown
Only Lucy finds painting eggs for Easter easy. But Snoopy manages to beat
Lucy at her own game and ends up everyone's favourite Easter Beagle.


Unknown: Charles M. Schultz
Unknown: Charlie Brown

: The High Chaparral: Survival

Written by Francis Cockrell.
John Cannon and Billy Blue are ambushed by Apaches and left to die in a harsh desert landscape. Their one chance of survival is a wounded Indian who could lead them to water.



Writer: Francis Cockrell
Director: William Witney
John: Leif Erickson
Billy Blue: Mark Slade

: Off the Record

Ade Edmondson , Vyvyan of The Young Ones, picks through his record collection with Steve Blacknell , throws his favourites in the air and nuts them around his flat. Director MARK URBAN


Unknown: Ade Edmondson
Unknown: Steve Blacknell
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Whistle Test

David Hepworth and Mark Ellen introduce live studio music from The Damned and Microdisney.
Andy Kershaw is on location at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts for a live insert from one of their regular Rock Week gigs.
Hindsight this week features Eurythmics star
Annie Lennox in her original guise with The Tourists, while the hot seat for tonight's chart rundown is taken by Simon (Our Tune) Bates.
Video Vote requests will be taken as usual on [number removed]. Producers


Unknown: David Hepworth
Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Annie Lennox
Unknown: John Burrowes
Unknown: Trevor Dann
Director: David G. Croft
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Top Gear

Over 3,000 young hopefuls try their hand at Brands
Hatch Racing School every year and William Woollard follows in the tyre tracks of James Hunt to discover the joys and costs of single-seater racing.
William Horsley reports from Japan on a prison where motoring offenders are taught to drive legally. Sue Baker travels on a novel form of public transport in Hong Kong, and David Minton checks on just how protective motorcycle clothing is.
Producer pump FRANKLIN
Executive producer DENNIS ADAMS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: James Hunt
Unknown: William Horsley
Unknown: David Minton
Producer: Dennis Adams

: Entertainment USA 2

Another in the series of repeats that aren't repeats! Jonathan King re-runs the fascinating programme on San Diego, but adds new videos, film clips and up-to-the-minute US showbiz news. There's an interview with the Thompson Twins, a visit to a naval recruiting station where boys are turned into men, and a hop across the border into
Mexico. Also a stripper gets tattooed!
Compiled and researched by COLIN MARCHANT
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Producer GORDON ELSBURY


Unknown: Colin Marchant
Producer: Michael Hurll
Producer: Gordon Elsbury

: Inside Out

The last of the series by SIMON MOORE
Beverly goes to Birmingham to rescue a kidnapped child, and Carla arranges a party....
Title music composed and performed by PHIL COLLINS. Incidental music composed by DARYL RUNSWICK Graphic designer BOB COSFORD Script editor CAROLINE OULTON Producer SALLY HEAD Director PEDR JAMES


Unknown: Phil Collins.
Composed By: Daryl Runswick
Editor: Caroline Oulton
Producer: Sally Head
Carla: Lou Wakefield
Beverly: Gwyneth Strong
Max: Michael Thomas
Lloyd: Philip Sayer
Cherry: Caroline Guthrie
Mary: Doreen Keogh
Brian: Richard Graham
Ben: Ian Lindsay
Betty: Valerie Buchanan
Fleur: Oengus MacNamara
Alfie: Alec Wallis
Gary: Dave Hill
Judy: Gillian Martell
Roy Thomas: James Warrior
Shakira: Indira Joshi
Kate: Sue Rogerson
Americans: William Hootkins
BILL BAILEY,: Norman Mitchell
Teacher: Vivienne Moore
Uncle Jerzy: Mark Malicz
Leon: David Doyle
Des: Stuart Rayner
Anthony: John Bleasdale
Paul: James Baderman

: Pot Black 85

Introduced by David Icke Another one-frame quarter-final match in BBC2's international snooker tournament. Tonight, the defending Pot Black champion, Terry Griffiths from Wales, meets one of snooker's extroverts, Dennis Taylor , Northern Ireland. Commentator TED LOWE Referee JOHN WILLIAMS Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill


Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Commentator: Referee John Williams
Producer: John G. Smith

: In Darkness Visible

The Story of Margaret Watkins
In 1928 Margaret Watkins was one of the world's leading photographers, her work acclaimed from New York to Tokyo. Suddenly, and for no apparent reason, she left her New York apartment and moved to an old house in Glasgow's West End. She drew the curtains - and was not to venture outside for the last 40 years of her life.
After her death her photographs were about to be burned as rubbish. Saved by a neighbour, these are now fetching thousands of dollars - as well as revealing some of Margaret Watkins's deeper and more mysterious imaginings...
(First shown on BBC Scotland)
Feature: page 22
Ceefax subtitles


Designer: Alan Wright
Film cameraman: Stuart Wyld
Film editor: Phyllis Ironside
Producer: Keith Alexander
Director: Mike Barnes
Margaret Watkins: Virginia Hewett
Joe Mulholland: Dave Anderson
James Kennedy: David Mowat
Auctionor: Michael MacKenzie

: The Budget

(Details on BBC1 at 9.25 pm)

: Newsnight

11.55 Weatherview

: Animation Now

Tonight, from Great Britain, Night Club
Although set in a backstreet club in Liverpool, JONATHAN HODCSON 'S prize-winning film has a universal theme - the loneliness and frustration that results from trying to live up to the unspoken rules and conventions of society.


Unknown: Jonathan Hodcson

: Open University

12.10 The Effective Manager: Meetings
Part 2 of a dramatised trilogy
12.35 Physics: Energy to Go Round

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