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: Open University

6.30 The Plough and the Hoe: 4
6.55 Education:
The Standards Debate: 2

: Daytime on Two

9.15 Child Care and Parenthood 5; The Child and Other People For the young child, the prospect of starting school, going to the dentist, or to the hospital can be frightening. Producer JOHN CHAPPLE
9.38 Politics and You 5: You and the Union
The popular image of trade unions is often a negative one, but YTS trainees and a group of fifth formers discover how unions can help them and how they themselves can become active members. The union is also helping Middlesbrough hospital workers fight the issue of privatisation.
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and-5-year-olds Cosmo has a violent tantrum; Dibs and INDIRA JOSHI try to calm her. Maths on the farm: matching eggs to the birds that laid them. Book: Brown Bear
What Do You See? by ERIC CARLE and BILL MARTIN JR.
10.15 Music Time 5: The Weavers
Some traditional African weaving, and a song sung by the weavers. The children print some African designs on cloth as they prepare their costumes for the musical Anansi and the Sky God. Grouping beats in twos, threes and fours.
Presenters JONATHAN COHEN and HELEN SPEIRS with children from SS Peter and Paul Primary School.
10.38 Twentieth-Century History
One Man's Revolution: Mao TseTung
Mao's 42-year leadership of the Chinese Communist Party changed the face of China. ll.OZigZag
Energy: Turn to the Wind
The wind is a powerhouse of energy. How has it been used in the past? How will it be used in the future?
11.23 Alles klar
Basic skills in German
Having to Do Things; Likes and Dislikes; Comparing and Preferring
11.42 A-level Studies: English Jane Austen
Letters to Alice, On First Reading Jane Austen by FAY WELDON
Through letters to her niece,
Fay Weldon illuminates the life and work of one of the best known women novelists of the past. with ANNA CROPPER
12.4 Mindstretchers: Solutions Tight Living
FEROZA SYAL explains her bedsitter design to ANTONY DANIELS. Is it comfortable? Does it work?
Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD
12.10 Under the Weather An introduction to the workings of the world weather systems.
4: High and Dry
12.35 Pages from Ceefax
A See-Saw programme The Window Cleaner
Puppets, scripts and production by GORDON MURRAY
1.45 Pages from Ceefax
2.0 Words and Pictures Dizzy Duncan
Why Duncan ties a knot in his handkerchief, puts his cap on back to front, pulls down his socks and undoes his shoe laces remains a mystery until the end of the story Dizzy Duncan. Presenter VICKY IRELAND
2.18 Office Studies
5: Offices Today and Tomorrow The role of office workers in the production and distribution of jeans; word processors and their uses; and computer booking in a major airline. Producer ROBERT CLARK BBC Scotland
2.40 Computer Club
The Computer and the Transport Planner
All aboard! How can a computer help solve the problems of conveying by sea a million or so people between the Greek mainland and the islands? Producer ROBIN GWYN


Producer: John Chapple
Producer: Andy Walker
Producer: Indira Joshi
Unknown: Eric Carle
Producer: Richard Callanan
Presenters: Jonathan Cohen
Presenters: Helen Speirs
Unknown: Ss Peter
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett
Unknown: Mao Tsetung
Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Fay Weldon
Unknown: Fay Weldon
Unknown: Anna Cropper
Unknown: Cassie Stuart
Unknown: Sarah Finch
Unknown: Michael Lumsden
Unknown: Nancy Adams
Unknown: Peter Whitaker
Unknown: Antony Daniels.
Producer: Edward Hayward
Production By: Gordon Murray
Unknown: Dizzy Duncan.
Producer: Moyra Gambleton
Producer: Robert Clark
Producer: Robin Gwyn

: International Cricket

England v Australia for the Texaco Trophy from Lord's
Further coverage Commentators
Television presentation
Executive producer NICK HUNTER Video, Botham's Ashes: the 1981 Cornhill Test series. BBCV/B 5015 from retailers


Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Unknown: Mike Adley
Producer: Nick Hunter

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Fat Man in the Kitchen

Portly cyclist and writer
Tom Vernon brings the great plates of Portugal to the table of his Muswell Hill kitchen. A pudding full of simple drama, a touch of culinary poetry from the place where the port comes from, and the faithful friend for Friday lunches across the Mediterranean, salt cod. Film editor PETER MARSH Director SUE LOCHEAD
Executive producer CYRIL GATES BBC Manchester
If you would like a set of recipes from the series, write to: [address removed], enclosing £1 cheque or postal order made payable to the BBC * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Tom Vernon
Editor: Peter Marsh

: The Living Planet

A Portrait of the Earth
A series of 12 programmes by DAVID ATTENBOROUGH
1: The Building of the Earth Close to the summits of the world's greatest mountains, the Himalayas, are the remains of sea creatures.
How did they get there? To unravel this mystery David Attenborough examines the colossal forces that shape the Earth's surface and the ways in which animals and plants adapt to the changing conditions. His exploration starts in the deepest gorge in the world where a vertical domain stretches from tropical forest to the snow line. From fire fountains in Iceland he travels to
Krakatoa, a site of volcanic devastation where wildlife is now returning. These diverse places and their wildlife offer clues to the immense forces that raised sea creatures to the roof of the world.
... towering achievement.... vast scope and marvellous professionalism.
One of the best television programmes I have ever seen. (FINANCIAL TIMES) Photography
BBC Bristol (First shoum on BBC1) 0 FEATURE: page 9


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Martin Saunders.
Unknown: Maurice Krafft
Unknown: Hugh Maynard.
Producer: Ned Kelly

: Bodyline

A dramatised account in five daily parts of the men and the times that shaped one of sporting history's most bitter encounters. starring
1: 1918. Douglas Jardine , a child of the British Raj, finishes a public school education which has forged for him an aloof and ruthless manner. A proven cricketer, by 1921 he is playing for
Surrey where he encounters the terrifying speed of the Nottinghamshire bowler
Harold Larwood. Meanwhile in Australia, a young boy is developing the cricketing talent that will set him on an irresistible course towards
Jardine and Larwood and the controversy of 'bodyline'. His name is Don Bradman.
Written by TERRY HAYES Directed by CARL SCHULTZ (Part 2 tomorrow at 9.0pm) 0 FEATURE: page 84


Unknown: Douglas Jardine
Unknown: Harold Larwood.
Unknown: Don Bradman.
Written By: Terry Hayes
Directed By: Carl Schultz
Douglas Jardine: Hugo Weaving
Donald Bradman: Gary Sweet
Harold Larwood: Jim Holt
Edith: Heather Mitchell
Jessie Bradman: Julie Nihiu
Bill Woodfull: John Walton
Pelham Warner: Rhys McConnochie
Percy George Fender: John Gregg
Clive Cooper: Max Cullen
Ernest Jones: Paul Chubb
Vie Richardson: Michael O'Neill
Bill Ponsford: John Sheerin
Jack Fingleton: Ned Manning
Bert Oldfield: Les Dayman
Bert Ironmonger: Lauri Moran
Stan McCabe: Michael Winchester
Bob Wyatt: Terry Bader
Nawab of Pataudi: Ashok Banthia
Eddie Paynter: Alan David Lee
Gubby Allen: John Doyle
Bill Voce: Ric Carter
Bill Bowes: Bill Young
Hedley Verity: Ron Stephenson
Les Ames: Peter Dahlsen
Aubrey Oxiade: Peter Gwynne
Bill Jeanes: Bruce Myles
Dr Allan Robertson: Peter Whitford
Sir Stanley Jackson: Colin Croft
Lord Hailsham: Edward Howell
Lord Harris: Frank Thring
Lord Hawke: George Whaley

: Newsnight

11.10 Weatherview

: International Cricket

England v Australia for the Texaco Trophy from Lord's
PETER WEST introduces highlights from the one-day international from Lord's.

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