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: Daytime on Two

9.35 Encounter: Italy A Start in Life?
Some young Italians' prospects: schooldays in a fishing village. life and child labour in old
Naples, the impact of tourism in the south. (R)
9.52 Look and Read
Dark Towers by ANDREW DAVIES 4: The Clue in the Book Room
10.15 Mathscore One. 2: Bits and Pieces
A way-out waitress and a capricious customer make fractions of a piece of cake! (R)
10.38 History 11-13: The Middle Ages. 2: The Castle
When Thomas Beauchamp remodelled Warwick Castle, he designed it more to impress than to be a defensible base. How had the functions of castles and knights changed since the Norman Conquest ? Presenter RICHARD BURROWS Producer JILL SHEPPARD (R)
11.0 Around Scotland: Glasgow 3: Follow the Marathon
11.22 Brazil
2: Drought on the Land
Life in a rural community in north-east Brazil stricken by a severe drought. (R)
11.44 Going to Work Looking at Jobs
12.5 The Computer Programme An introduction for beginners to the use of computers, with the emphasis on small machines. The language used is BBC BASIC.
4: It's on the Computer (R)
12.35-1.0 Electronic Office
A six-part examination of the office technology of today and tomorrow.
4: Changing with the Times (R)
1.10 Science Topics Chemists at Work
1.33 General Studies Horizon: Careering On
2.0 Scene
Every Night We Draw the Shutters 'They used a Stanley knife and it missed his lungs by about an inch ... If we'd have moved out, it would mean they'd won, and no racist is going to win ... We can't ignore it, we've got to stick together and fight back.'
British Asian teenagers talk about what it's like to suffer racial attacks and what action is needed to counter racism. Producer PETER M. EVANS
2.30 English File
A Taste of Honey: Part 3 by SHEELAGH DELANEY
Helen......................JANE FREEMAN Geoff IANTARGETT JO .....SARA SUGARMAN Peter ..........................PETER EGAN Producer RONALD SMEDLEY


Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Thomas Beauchamp
Unknown: Norman Conquest
Presenter: Richard Burrows
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Producer: Peter M. Evans
Unknown: Sheelagh Delaney
Unknown: Jane Freeman
Unknown: Geoff Iantargett
Unknown: Sara Sugarman
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Director: Michael Simpson

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Monkey

A Shadow so Huge
Hearing that the world's richest man is advertising for a son-in-law, Pigsy promptly applies - and is sent to the mines. Monkey might rescue him, but the millionaire has a taste for precious metals and finds Monkey's golden circlet irresistible.
English version directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL for World Wide Sound London Produced by NTV and KOKUSAI HOEI (R)


Directed By: Michael Bakewell
Monkey: Masaaki Sakai
Tripitaka: Masako Natsume
Sandy: Shiro Kishibe
Pigsy: Tonpei Hidari
Yu-Lung: Shunji Fujimura

: Tarzan and the Leopard Woman

continues the season of films featuring
EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS 'S legendary jungle hero starring
Johnny Weissmuller Johnny Sheffield
When a series of savage killings take place in the jungle, Tarzan tracks down the murderous tribe of Leopard Men' responsible.
Leading the cult is its deadly high priestess, Lea. the Leopard Woman.
Story and screenplay by CARROLL YOUNG
Produced by SOL LESSER
Directed by KURT NEUMANN
• FILMS: page 17


Unknown: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Unknown: Johnny Weissmuller
Unknown: Johnny Sheffield
Produced By: Sol Lesser
Directed By: Kurt Neumann
Tarzan: Johnnyweissmuller
Jane: Brenda Joyce
Boy: Johnny Sheffield
Lea: Acquanetta
Lazar: Edgar Barrier
Kimba: Tommy Cook
Commissioner: Dennis Hoey
Mongo: Anthony Caruso
Corporal: George J Lewis

: Observatories of the World

Another chance to see some of the world's observatories at work, visited by Patrick Moore for The Sky at Night. Neutrino Hunting
One mile below the Black Hills of Dakota lies a huge tank of cleaning fluid deep inside a gold mine - the world's strangest observatory. It is designed to collect neutrinos sent out by the sun. But what do we really know about the sun? Some of our long-cherished theories seem to be wrong. Patrick Moore visits this unusual observatory and talks to Dr Raymond Davis and Dr Keith Rowley about the results of their work. Producer FLETER MORPURGO (R)


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Dr Raymond Davis
Unknown: Dr Keith Rowley

: Micro Live

Every day millions of industrial, commercial and military secrets travel around the world by cable and satellite ... a spy's dream. How secure are modem computer systems? Is computer-bugging a hacker's prank or professional international espionage?
Fred Harris joins the army on manoeuvres and discovers whether data is secure on the battlefield.
Ian McNaught-Davis explains how data encryption works. and there's news of THE LISTENER Crack the Code competition and its prizes.
Lesley Judd casts an eye over the winners of the Computer Animation Film Festival with John Vince. one of the judges.
Programme notes, updated monthly, are available an CEEFAX page 700: on the Micro Live Bulletin Board - [number removed]: on Telecom Gold - type INFO BBC: or. if you don ’t have the technology, send sae and a cheque or postal order for SOp to [address removed]


Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Ian McNaught-Davis
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Unknown: John Vince
Director: Terry Marsh
Series Editor: David Allen

: King's Country

The last of 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. Spring ,
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 Litton, near Wells with Geoff Hamilton and Clay Jones
Pam and John Southwell have planted their three-acre garden for easy maintenance, using a collection of trees and shrubs with grasses and ferns. Many of their acers, birches, hollies and conifers have now reached maturity and so it is possible to see what would fit into your own garden.
Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON Executive producer JOHN KENYON ProducerDEMS w GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: John Southwell
Unknown: Jean Laughton
Producer: John Kenyon
Producer: Dems W Gartside

: My Music

The last in the current series of musical challenges between Frank Muir
John Amis , Denis Norden and Ian Wallace to questions set by Steve Race
TV presentation DOUGLAS HESPE


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Steve Race
Unknown: Douglas Hespe

: Now the War is Over

A series of films about
Britain from 1945 to 1951. A Home of our Own
1945 brings the worst housing crisis in British history. Prefabs are a temporary home for many, but thousands of homeless families find deserted army camps provide the only hope of shelter. A housing manager remembers how people were so desperate:
They would leave a baby in the in-tray in the hope we would find them somewhere to live.
But for architects it is an exciting time, bringing a chance to turn theory into practice with the creation of New Towns and the rebuilding programme in many large cities.
Researcher SANDRA JONES Film editor MIKE APPELT


Unknown: Sandra Jones
Editor: Mike Appelt
Producer: Angela Holdsworth

: Did You See...?

Ludovic Kennedy makes his choice of the week's television, and discusses in detail:
Real Lives: At the Edge of the Union (BBC1)
Open to Question (BBC2) and The Winning Streak (Yorkshire) with his studio guests: Jeremy Isaacs , Chief
Executive of Channel Four, the Russian journalist Marsha Slonim , and actor and writer Colin Welland.


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Jeremy Isaacs
Unknown: Marsha Slonim
Unknown: Colin Welland.
Director: Philip Chilvers
Producer: Charles Miller

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary with Jenni Murray
Ian Smith and David Davies present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Olivia O'Leary
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: David Davies

: Weatherview

: See You in Hell, Darling

Stuart Whitman Janet Leigh
Eleanor Parker A ruthless and successful television commentator,
Stephen Rojack , specialises in insinuating that the police are in the pay of the Mafia. But, he begins to regret this when a violent encounter with his estranged alcoholic wife leads to a possible charge of murder ...
Screenplay by MANN RUBIN
Based on the novel An American Dream by NORMAN MAILER
Produced by WILLIAM CONRAD Directed by ROBERT GIST
0 FILMS: page 17


Unknown: Stuart Whitman
Unknown: Janet Leigh
Unknown: Eleanor Parker
Unknown: Stephen Rojack
Play By: Mann Rubin
Unknown: Norman Mailer
Produced By: William Conrad
Directed By: Robert Gist
Stephen Rojack: Stuart Whitman
Cherry: McMahon Janetleigh
Roberts: Barry Sullivan
Barney Kelly: Lloyd Nolan
Arthur Kabot: Murray Hamilton
Sgt Leznicki: J D Cannon
Ruta: Susan Denberg
Nicky: Les Crane
Johnny Dell: Warren Stevens
Deborah: Eleanor Parker
Eddie Ganucci: Joe Desantis
Det O'Brien: Stacy Harris

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