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: Daytime on Two

9.36 MI:10 Mathematical Investigations
7: Geometric Progressions
Creating a GP is easy enough, but how can you add it up?
8: Numbers as Codes
If you arrange to meet an American on 9/7/86, beware! (R)

9.58 Thinkabout: Clothes Line
Frank decides to knit a football scarf for Sally, but he's got the colours wrong.

10.15 Science Workshop: Stability (2)

10.38 Exploring Science: Cells

11.0 The History Trail: Fire!
Written by Colin Davis. (R)

11.22 English 11-13: 4: Play on Words
Scripting from improvisation. (R)

11.45 Advanced Level Studies: Statistics: 3: Simulation
Exactly what factors cause a queue to develop? How can one usefully mimic random events on a computer? (R)

12.5 pm Buongiorno Italia!: 8: Ha una camera?
A course for beginners in Italian. (R)

12.30 Hold Down a Chord
The eighth programme of a beginner's course in folk guitar With John Pearse. (R)

12.45 Wheels on Fire: 8: Made in India
Ten films about development issues in India.
Large and small-scale industry. (R)

1.20 Dicho y hecho
Basic skills in Spanish.
Asking for things; dealing with money; needing things (R)

1.38 Around Scotland: Burgh life in 1623: 3: Plague!
Written by Derek Walker.

A three-part unit on a merchant's family in 17th-century Scotland.
with Robert Trotter, Mary Riggans, Paul Herley, Alec Heggie, Jeni Giffen, John Shedden and Ian Ireland.

2.0 You and Me: 'F' is for Friends
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds.
Sam paints some mugs for his friends while Duncan takes lessons in signwriting. (R)

2.15 Music Time: Fast and Slow

2.40 History File: Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima


Presenter (MI: 10 Mathematical Investigations): Hilary Clough
Producer (MI: 10 Mathematical Investigations/Advanced Level Studies: Statistics): David Roseveare
Writer (The History Trail): Colin Davis
Producer (The History Trail): Sue Weeks
Series producer (English 11-13): Judith Miles
Presenter (Hold Down a Chord): John Pearse
Writer (Around Scotland): Derek Walker
Presenter (Around Scotland): Alex Norton
Producer (Around Scotland): Tom Cotter
[Actor]: Robert Trotter
[Actress]: Mary Riggans
[Actor]: Paul Herley
[Actor]: Alec Heggie
Annie: Jeni Giffen
[Actor]: John Shedden
[Actor]: Ian Ireland
Director (You and Me): Mary Fourt
Producer (You and Me): Roy Thompson

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: The Journey

A series of ten programmes featuring playwright
Peter Terson and reporter Dennis Skillicorn as they travel by gypsy wagon along the old pilgrims' route from Winchester to Canterbury. In the fourth programme of the series the day starts badly when their horse Marcus throws a shoe. But they're soon on the road again, crossing from Hampshire into Surrey near Tilford, where they find some of England's heritage. And at Seale, near
Guildford, it's time to stop for the night.


Unknown: Peter Terson
Reporter: Dennis Skillicorn
Editor: Bev Ambrose
Producer: John Coleman

: Star Trek

Wolf in the Fold
Three women on the planet
Argelius are murdered and it would seem that Jack the Ripper has returned - in the form of the Enterprise's Chief Engineer. Scotty is in the dock, but evil moves in mysterious ways and smiles with such sweet reason ...
Directed by JOSEPH PEVNEY (R)


Written By: Robert Bloch
Directed By: Joseph Pevney
Captain James T Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: Deforest Kelley
Scott: James Doohan
Uhura: Nichelle Nichols

: Floyd on Fish

After tasting the first scallops of the season in Bridport,
Keith Floyd was inspired to suggest that this Dorset market town should form a festival in celebration of this delicious seafood. Further in his campaign to persuade us to be more adventurous in our eating habits, he cooks the humble but tasty sprat as well as the noble sea-bass. Film editor DAVID SHARP


Unknown: Keith Floyd

: Money Into Light

A film about director John Boorman
'When I started out making movies I used to feel guilty that craftsmen were using good timber to construct my fantasies when they could be building homes. There is a terrible arrogance about taking these resources and converting them into shadow, into nothing. In making a movie we take the material elements of our society and transmute them into a stream of light flowing onto a wall, and we hope that it will contain something of our spirit.'
In this film John Boorman , whose feature films include
Point Blank, Deliverance, Excalibur and now The
Emerald Forest, returns to
Bristol, the BBC, and his film-making roots, where 25 years ago he started as a documentary film maker. Film cameraman JOHN WARWICK Film editor ROBIN JACKMAN Producer STEVE POOLE


Director: John Boorman
Unknown: John Boorman
Unknown: John Warwick
Editor: Robin Jackman
Producer: Steve Poole

: Soviet Television: Fact and Fiction

Two programmes about
Soviet television and Soviet society 1: Fact
Question: what do most
Russians do most of the time when they're not fulfilling five-year plans?
Answer: watch TV, like the rest of us.
A look at the range of factual programming on Soviet television from the news to current affairs, from aerobics to Afghanistan.
And there's a discussion comparing Soviet and Western news values.
Gennady Gerasimov , editor of Moscow News and Vladimir Posner , Radio
Moscow journalist argue that Soviet TV viewers get a more objective picture of life abroad than Western TV viewers get of life in the Soviet Union. This and other issues are taken up on film by Tim Sebastian , ex-BBCtv
Moscow correspondent, and in the studio by Mark Frankland , until recently Observer correspondent in Moscow, John Tusa , presenter of Newsnight, and Martin McCauley , lecturer in Soviet Studies.
The programme is linked by Soviet TV presenter Tatyana Vedeneeva.
Presented by Peter Fiddick
Film cameraman GODFREY JOHNSON Film editor LUIS ESPANA
Videotape editor STEVE NEWNHAM Studio director PATRICK HARPUR Producer TERRY DOYLE
0 FEATURE: page 98


Unknown: Gennady Gerasimov
Unknown: Vladimir Posner
Unknown: Tim Sebastian
Unknown: Mark Frankland
Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Martin McCauley
Presenter: Tatyana Vedeneeva.
Presented By: Peter Fiddick
Unknown: Godfrey Johnson
Director: Patrick Harpur
Producer: Terry Doyle

: Alas Smith and Jones

Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones host this special charity edition in aid of those unfortunate millions who have been on the Terry Wogan show. with Robin Driscoll Peter McCarthy, Geoffrey Whitehead, Michael Fish, Chris Baldock, Stephen Fry, Tony Haase, Philip Kendall, Janey Love, Geoffrey McGivern, Simon Manley, Chris Power, Adam Richens, Rebecca Stevens, Gwen Taylor and Stan Young
Choreographer CHRIS BALDOCK


Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Robin Driscoll
Unknown: Peter McCarthy
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: Michael Fish
Unknown: Chris Baldock
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Tony Haase
Unknown: Philip Kendall
Unknown: Janey Love
Unknown: Geoffrey McGivern
Unknown: Simon Manley
Unknown: Chris Power
Unknown: Adam Richens
Unknown: Rebecca Stevens
Unknown: Gwen Taylor
Written By: Colin Bostock-Smith
Written By: Terry Kyan
Written By: Rory McGrath
Unknown: Roger Planer.
Unknown: Laurie Rowley
Unknown: Paul Smith
Music: Peter Brewis
Unknown: Choreographer Chris Baldock
Unknown: Designers Malcolm Thornton
Produced By: John Kilby
Produced By: Jimmy Mulville

: 40 Minutes

A series of films about the way we live now.
Page 3 Girls 2 Fifteen-year-old Sharon [text removed] from Rotherham wants to be g a Page 3 Girl. A year ago she sold her pony and started writingtotheleadingglamour model agents. One agreed to | see Sharon; so, with her mother at her side, she went on her first trip to London. Samantha Fox is Sharon's idol. When Samantha was just 16 she appeared topless on the front page of a national newspaper - and left school the next day. Since then she's become Britain's best-known Page 3 Girl - said to make a lot more money than Mrs Thatcher. Samantha says: 'I've been lucky - I don't think it happens all the time.' It happened to Linda Lusardi - 'Star Bird of 84'. In the 70s it happened to Vivien Neves , Jilly Johnson and Nina Carter the original newspaper glamour models.
But will young Sharon [text removed] find fame and fortune after her first photo session in Balham?


Unknown: Sharon [text removed]
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher.
Unknown: Linda Lusardi
Unknown: Vivien Neves
Unknown: Jilly Johnson
Unknown: Nina Carter
Unknown: Sharon [text removed]
Unknown: Philip Bonham-Carter
Producer: Ruth Jackson
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: Black Silk

A series in eight parts devised by MUSTAPHA MATURA and RUDY NARAYAN starring Rudolph Walker and Kika Markham 3: Barrister on Trial by JIM HAWKINS
An Asian pupil barrister fails to get a place in chambers because of racial prejudice. The solicitor of a black defendant briefs a white barrister instead of Larry, who finds himself in a head-on clash with the legal establishment.
Script editor SUSAN HAGAN Designer GERRY SCOTT


Unknown: Rudolph Walker
Unknown: Jim Hawkins
Editor: Susan Hagan
Designer: Gerry Scott
Producer: Ruth Boswell
Director: Nicholas Mallett
Larry Scott: Rudolph Walker
Julie Smythe: Kika Markham
Oliver Hollingsworth: Cljve Swift
Sidney Rose: Bert Parnaby
Marjorie Scott: Mona Hammond
Josie Patten: Annie Bruce
Kareem: Tariq Alibai
Bradford: James Smith
Linford Blair: Carlton Chance
Mr James: Julian Fox
Mrs Blair: Ena Cabayo

: Newsnight

John Tusa
Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith present reports, interviews and analysis.
Including a further report from Peter Snow at the Geneva Summit.


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

: Weatherview

: The Lords Today

Christopher Jones reports on today's proceedings in the Upper House.


Unknown: Christopher Jones

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