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: Daytime on Two

9.20 Let's Go - Series 1: Let's Go and Cook a Meal
Ten programmes for moderately handicapped young adults, presented by Brian Rix

9.35 Rendez-vous: France
Par les rues, par les champs - Poitiers. Au centre-ville; au village; a la campagne

9.52 Mathscore One: Get the Point
3700, 370, 37... then what?
Laurel and Hardy, and others, get to grips with tenths.

10.15 Look and Read: Dark Towers: 7: The Dark Tree
by Andrew Davies
A reading series for 7- to 9-year-olds based around a humorous ghost story in ten episodes.

10.38 Update USA: 4: Energy Boom
In 1977 Evanston, a small railway town in Wyoming, found itself sitting on the biggest oil and gas discovery the USA has recently seen.

11.0 Watch: Pipes
(For details see tomorrow at 2.0 pm)

11.17 Walrus: After Four: 4
by Cathy Pellicer
Different dialects can be confusing, so when you're writing it's best to use language which is 'sort of a bit posh'.

11.39 Science Topics: Senses
Our senses are used as part of a complex system for survival.

12.0 Year of the French: 4: The Iron Baron
A look at the life of industrialist Baron de Dietrich.

12.30 pm Deutsch direkt!: 7
A series of 20 programmes for beginners in German
Train times and railway tickets to Wurzburg in Bavaria to visit the great 18th-century palace and gardens: die Residenz der Furstbischofe von Wurzburg.
Presented by Hanni Vanhaiden
(Complementary radio programme on Sunday Radio 4 VHF at 5.30 pm, repeated next Saturday at 4.30pm)
Book £5.95, three cassettes £3.75 each, and Notes for Teachers £3.25 from booksellers or BBC Publications

12.55 Switch On to English (1): 7: Using He and She
Key aspects of spoken and written English.
Presented by Floella Benjamin

1.20 Descubra Espana: Vistas de provincia
Vida diaria; frutos del campo; tierra riojana.

1.38 Let's See: Up in the Mountains: 1: Up the Mountain
Who and what is found living, growing and flourishing in the Scottish Highlands?

2.0 You and Me: Sort Them Out
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds
Rabbit is on the loose in the party tricks shop, and Clive has to sort out the mess.

2.15 History 11-13: The Middle Ages: 4: The Town
Why did towns develop? What was it like to live in one?

2.40 Exploring Science: Designing Structures
Structures are made from a variety of materials, perform several functions and resist imposed loads.


Presenter (Let's Go): Brian Rix
Writer (Look and Read): Andrew Davies
Producer (Look and Read): Sue Weeks
Writer (Walrus): Cathy Pellicer
Producer (Walrus): Len Brown
Series Producer (Science Topics): Peter Bratt
Presenter (Deutsch direkt!): Hanni Vanhaiden
Director (Deutsch direkt!): Marion Allinson
Director (Deutsch direkt!): Gill Barnes
Producer (Deutsch direkt!): Maddalena Fagandini
Presenter (Switch On to English): Floella Benjamin
Presenter (Let's See): Rhoda MacLeod
Producer (Let's See): Marianne Baird
Producer (You and Me): Roger Fry
Series Producer (You and Me): Roy Thompson
Producer (History 11-13): Jill Sheppard

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Great Experiments

Six films about turning points in science, presented by Professor Heinz Wolff 2: Keepers of Light
While on honeymoon in Italy, WILLIAM HENRY FOX-TALBOT conceived the idea of making pictures draw themselves by the action of light. By 1835 he had discovered the secret that led to modem photography. Film editor CHRIS GILDERS Directed by ROBIN MUDGE


Presented By: Professor Heinz Wolff
Unknown: William Henry Fox-Talbot
Directed By: Robin Mudge

: Tucker's Luck

A series in nine parts
Episode 4 by TREVOR COOPER An elder brother turns out to be a mixed blessing for Tucker, but he finds out something about Al and has a stroke of luck ...
Videotape editor PETER BIRD
Produced, directed by DARROL BLAKE


Unknown: Trevor Cooper
Directed By: Darrol Blake
Tucker Jenkins: Todd Carty
Mrs Jenkins: Hilary Crane
Alan: George Armstrong
Natalia: Amanda Waring
Barry Jenkins: Neil Carrick
Rhona ,: Joanne Palmer
Matthew: Stephen Persaud
Mr Choudhury: Marc Zuber
Jackie: Frances Ruffelle
Irene: Anthea Ferrell
Trisha Yates: Michelle Herbert
Bouncer: Joe McClean
Cashier: Reggae Ranjha

: Open to Question

Open to Question tonight is a man who can claim descent from Hiawatha - the embodiment of the idea of the noble savage that shaped so much of the early American
Dream. Jo-Ag-Quis-Ho, whose white name is Oren Lyons , is a chief of the Iroquois
Confederacy, and an Indian activist who refuses to carry a US passport.
After two centuries of repression, exploitation, and in some cases virtual genocide, is the American
Indian now simply a decaying echo of a great past? Or will they succeed in reclaiming the lands that their ancestors were driven from?
Presented by John Nicolson Research POLLY Phillips Director JUSTIN C. ADAMS Producers


Unknown: Oren Lyons
Presented By: John Nicolson
Director: Justin C. Adams
Unknown: David Martin

: Whistle Test

Ro Newton joins Echo and the Bunnymen during rehearsals at their Liverpool home.
As the giant US retail chain Tower Records plans its assault on the British high street, David Hepworth assesses its likely impact. Andy Kershaw and Mark Ellen introduce live sessions from Katrina and the Waves, The Men They Couldn't Hang and Champion Doug Veitch. Also Hindsight; the Video
Vote (call [number removed]); and Richard Skinner 's survey of today's chart.


Unknown: Ro Newton
Unknown: David Hepworth
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: Doug Veitch.
Unknown: Richard Skinner
Producers: Trevor Dann
Producers: John Burrowes
Director: Tom Corcoran
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between Frank Muir Fern Britton Robin Bailey and Arthur Marshall Julia McKenzie Chris Serle
Referee Robert Robinson Devised by MARK GOODSON Produced and directed by PAULCIAN1


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Fern Britton
Unknown: Robin Bailey
Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly
Michael Barry , Jill Goolden
Could you cook a square meal for four in 45 minutes flat - at well under il a head? A challenge tackled tonight by three teams in the studio. What is monosodium glutamate? Drew Smith, editor of The Good Food Guide, reports on this mysterious additive.
And have you ever tasted
English wine? The chances are you haven't, but there are good supplies in the shops.
The best buys recommended. Director JILL DAWSON


Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden
Director: Jill Dawson
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: Ties of Blood

A series by GRAHAM REID McCabe's Wall
Stationed in the countryside of County Derry, in charge of the kitchen of a small officers' mess, Cpl Will Pryce is all for a peaceful life - preferably left alone to listen to records of his beloved Welsh choirs. A less peaceful atmosphere pervades the farmhouse where old Sean McCabe , diehard Republican, lives with daughter Mary and is being visited by his son and daughter-in-law - a world of no concern to Will, until a chance encounter makes it so. Designer JOHN ARMSTRONG
Video cameraman SAM WILSON Video sound DIXIE DEANE
Executive producer KEITH Williams Producer TIM IRONSIDE WOOD Director JAMES ORMEROD
0 FEATURE: page 14


Unknown: Graham Reid
Unknown: Cpl Will Pryce
Unknown: Sean McCabe
Designer: John Armstrong
Unknown: Sam Wilson
Producer: Keith Williams
Producer: Tim Ironside
Director: James Ormerod
Cpl Will Pryce: Kenny Ireland
Cpl Bob Davis: Sion Tudor-Owen
Pte Johnstone: Jonathan Phillips
Pte Dobson: Steve Delaney
Sean McCabe: J G Devlin
Mary McCabe: Bernadette McKenna
Trish McCabe: Dearbhla Molloy
Liam McCabe: Tony Doyle
Second Lt: Tony Boncza
Cpl Daniels: Terence Budd
Muriel Davis: Bronwen Williams
Grunter Maguire: Mark Mulholland
Maj Watson: Ian McElhinney
First soldier: David Huntley
Second soldier: Dai Jenkins

: Arena

Saint Genet
Tonight Arena presents a unique interview with one of the great figures of 20th-century literature,
Jean Genet. His first novel, Our Lady of the Flowers, written in prison, moved Jean-Paul Sartre to declare him a saint and martyr. Genet's plays, including The Maids and The Balcony, revolutionised post-war theatre, and his novels, explicit and passionate celebrations of homosexual love, were widely banned.
Now 75, Genet remains a self-declared outcast, unrepentant about his past as a thief and prostitute, still questioning society's expectations. In an impassioned outburst, he denounces even the interview itself as 'a piece of bad theatre' and turns the tables on his interrogators, asking them some uncomfortable Questions of his own. Executive producers
0 FEATURE: page 15


Unknown: Jean Genet.
Unknown: Nigel Finch
Directed By: Nigel Williams.

: Newsnight

Sir Richard Attenborough presenting the Turner Prize to the artist judged to have made 'the greatest contribution to art in Britain' this year.


Unknown: Sir Richard Attenborough

: Weatherview

: The Lords Today

with Christopher Jones


Unknown: Christopher Jones

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