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States of Mind

: Daytime on Two

9.35 Encounter: Italy Town and Country
Italian contrasts: provincial life in Siena; the remote villages of Basilicata; the city of Milan. (R)
9.52 Look and Read
Dark Towers by ANDREW DAVIES 1: Dark Towers in Danger!
10.15 Mathscore Two 1: Take it Away
How exactly do you subtract
42 from 67? And what does one million of something look like? Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE (R)
10.38 The History Trail The Gunpowder Plot
In 1605 a group of Catholic gentlemen plotted to blow up King James I during the State Opening of Parliament. They failed, but their attempt has never been forgotten.
11.0 Around Scotland: Glasgow 1: My Glasgow
11.22 Geography Casebook: Britain. 1: Inner City
The first of two programmes about the fluctuating fortunes of Glasgow - from Victorian boom to the present day. Producer LEN BROWN (R)
11.44 Going to Work Coping with Change by BILL LYONS
12.5 The Computer Programme An introduction to the use of computers for beginners, with the emphasis on small machines. The language used is BBC BASIC.
1: It's Happening Now (R)
12.35-1.0 Electronic Office
A six-part examination of the office technology of today and tomorrow.
1: Office on the Move (R)
1.10 Science Topics
Ecology and Conservation
1.33 General Studies
1: What's Wrong with Britain?
2.0 Scene
Judo Champ by GEOFFREY CASE John Stewart is Scottish Junior Judo Champ, with many medals to his name. His new club and his new school want him to win competitions for them. His Dad wants him to bring glory to Scotland. The school bully badly needs teaching a lesson. But John no longer seems to enjoy tough, competitive judo where the aim is to beat your opponent. He wants something else - a different style, a deeper satisfaction. But few understand.
2.30 English File The Northern 50s
During the 1950s the literary face of Britain changed dramatically. Writers could no longer focus solely on comfortable southern middle-class values; a new generation of writers was making its voice heard. Producer DIANE MORGAN (R)


Unknown: Andrew Davies
Producer: David Roseveare
Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: Bill Lyons
Unknown: John Stewart
Director: Roger Tonge
Producer: Diane Morgan
Mick: Andrew Ashby
Mr Stewart: Joseph Brady
Mr Hall: John Castle
Instructor: James Curran
Mr Jackson: Michael Maynard
John: James Morrison
Phil: Leroi Samuels
Jill: Michele Winstanley

: Golf and Racing

International Golf The Suntory World
Matchplay Championship
The final holes of the second round which will decide the four players to contest tomorrow's semi-finals.
Introduced by STEVE RIDER
Racing from Ascot
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON
3.55 The Geranium
Stakes (Handicap. lim)


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Introduced By: Julian Wilson

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British
Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl
TONY GUBBA introduces highlights of the quarter-final matches played yesterday evening. Producer KEITH PHILLIPS


Introduces: Tony Gubba
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Tarzan Finds a Son

F Johnny Weissmuller
I Maureen O'Sullivan and introducing L Johnny Sheffield
M A plane crashes near
Tarzan's jungle home, the only survivor being a baby boy. Tarzan and Jane decide to raise him in the ways of the jungle.
Screenplay by CYRIL HUME Produced by SAM ZIMBALIST Directed by RICHARD THORPE
0 FILMS: page 29


Unknown: Johnny Weissmuller
Unknown: Maureen O'Sullivan
Unknown: Cyril Hume
Produced By: Sam Zimbalist
Directed By: Richard Thorpe
Tarzan: Johnny Weissmuller
Jane: Maureen O'Sullivan
Boy: Johnny Sheffield
Mr Lancing: Ian Hunter
Sir Thomas Lancing: Henry Stephenson
Mrs Lancing: Frieda Inescort
Mr Sande: Henry Wilcoxon
Mrs Richard Lancing: Laraine Day
Mr Richard Lancing: Morton Lowry

: Under Sail

Sea Cloud
Originally built in the 1930s as one of the world's most extravagant wedding presents for the heiress
Marjorie Hutton , Sea Cloud was for many years her private yacht.
Now this four-masted barque is in the charter business. Her passengers enjoy the romance of voyaging under sail while living in luxury worthy of a millionairess. Narrator Tom Salmon Director JACK BELLAMY
Producer BRIAN HAWKINS BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Marjorie Hutton
Director: Jack Bellamy
Producer: Brian Hawkins

: With a Little Help from the Chip

The fifth of six programmes on how micro-technology can help disabled people. Working
Kenny Matheson and Pat Magee both work from home, thanks to the chip;
Rhoda Carratt is blind and holds down a secretarial job with the help of some enabling micro-technology; and a new information system on computer finds the best aid to help a person at work.
For fully illustrated booklet, send a large sae with 28p stamp to:
[address removed]
Queries about any aspect of disability and micro-technology will be dealt with if you write to the above address. * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Kenny Matheson
Unknown: Pat Magee
Unknown: Rhoda Carratt
Producer: Anna Jackson
Director: Catherine Robins

: King's Country

A series of wildlife films by the young award-winning cameraman Simon King , who spent a year observing landscape, habitat and animals in the south of England.
4: Autumn) Winter
Simon presents an intimate view of the countryside as it changes through the seasons: a film chronicle of English wildlife, secret and yet accessible, familiar and yet deeply mysterious.
Film editor TONY WILLIAMS Producer JOHN KING


Unknown: Simon King
Editor: Tony Williams
Producer: John King

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale with Geoff Hamilton Margaret Waddy and John Kelly
Practical gardening is the essence of tonight's edition when, among other ideas, the team look at a range of small trees and herbaceous plants that are guaranteed to give a vivid display of autumn colour.
Mike Bennett , from the Nuclear Stock Association
(Ornamentals) Ltd, will be on hand to give timely advice on the propagation of lilies. Production assistant JANE DON
Executive producer JOHN KENYON Producer DENIS w. GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Margaret Waddy
Unknown: John Kelly
Unknown: Mike Bennett
Producer: John Kenyon
Producer: Denis W. Gartside

: My Music

Where in a song will I find a reference to 'playing the fool'? Just one of the questions put by Steve Race to Frank Muir who partners John Amis in their musical challenge to Benny Green and Ian Wallace at the Westminster Theatre.
TV presentation DOUGLAS HESPE


Unknown: Steve Race
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Benny Green
Unknown: Ian Wallace

: Now the War is Over

A series of eight films about Britain from 1945 to 1951. 1: Goodbye to All That
It's 1945 and the troops come home. Families get back together, but behind the joy of reunion lies a quiet resolve.
We were looking for a more democratic Britain, a less oppressive Britain. We allfelt about ten feet tall and thought we'd a right to share in the goodies.
The programme flashes back to the war to trace the origins of the new political mood.
The 1945 election brings in a Labour government. One of the first tasks is to demobilise five million service men and women. There are tales of demob suits, and people remember the difficulty of being a wife, husband or father again after six years of war.
An exhibition based on the series can be seen at the Museum of London in the Barbican from 17 September. 0 FEATURE: page 4


Unknown: Christine Whittaker
Editor: Christopher Hale
Producer: Angela Holdsworth

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British
Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl
Tonight, in front of one of the most enthusiastic audiences in the darts world, the last four players out of a field of 32 starters take the stage to battle for a place in the final and the prospect of winning £9,000.
The form books say that the No 1 seed, and 1982 winner,
ERIC BRISTOW , will be the first to step on to the oche against an old rival, and previous finalist, DAVE WHITCOMBE (4), and start on his way to his second British Professional Final.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA Commentator


Unknown: Eric Bristow
Unknown: Dave Whitcombe
Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Commentator: Sid Waddell
Director: Mike Adley
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Newsnight

The reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.

: Weatherview

: International Golf

The Suntory World
Matchplay Championship STEVE RIDER introduces highlights of the second round.

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British
Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl
Coverage of the second semi-final played this evening.
If the seedings are correct, three-times finalist
JOHN LOWE (2) will be on his way to yet another final, but he will have his work cut out to beat on-form CLIFF LAZARENKO (3).


Unknown: John Lowe

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