9.35 Appuntamento in Italia Ifrutti della terra
La raccolta delle olive; mezzadri e contadini; buon appetito! (R)
9.52 Look and Read
Dark Towers by ANDREW DAVIES 8: Beware of the Bird
10.15 Mathscore One Get the Point
3,700, 370, 37 ... then what?
Laurel and Hardy, and others, get to grips with tenths. (R)
10.38 History 11-13: The Middle Ages 4: The Town
Where and why did towns develop? What was it like to live in one? How were craft guilds organised, and what was the role of the town council? Producer JILL SHEPPARD (R)
11.0 Around Scotland Burgh life in 1623 3: Plague!
Brazil's hectic pace of economic development has carried new ventures to the depths of the Amazon region. Some have succeeded but many have failed.
Producer LEN BROWN (R)
11.44 Going to Work Health and Safety
The Computer Programme
An introduction for beginners to the use of computers, with the emphasis on small machines. The language used is BBC BASIC.
8: The Thinking Machine Artificial intelligence (R)
12.35-1.0 Computers in Control An introduction to the principles behind the use of microcomputers in monitoring and controlling the physical world.
3: Making Things Move (R)
1.10 Science Topics
Newton and the Space Shuttle
1.33 General Studies
The Black Man's Burden Parti
Producer DAVID WICKHAM Editor DAVID DICKINSON
What's it Like to be Old?
A couple in their 90s still caring for each other; a 74-year-old lady learning to swim: and a couple in their 60s who have just met and fallen in love.
What exactly does it mean to be old?
Producer ANDY WALKER (R)
2.30 English File
Androcles and the Lion by BERNARD SHAW Part 2 with BILLY CONNOLLY as Androcles
ANNA CALDER MARSHALL as Lavinia BERNARD BRESSLAW as Ferrovius PETER COPLEY as The Emperor and RUPERT FRAZER as The Captain
With STEPHEN RASHBROOK, BARRY JACKSON. LEO DOLAN , ROY JONES and JOHN TORDOFF. (R)
Pretty as a Picture
When Sandy announces that he wants to fall in love,
Monkey goes one better and proposes a competition.
Complications arise when Sandy, Pigsy and Yu Lung fall for a goddess on a painted screen, and Tripitaka is left to stand in for her.
English version directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL for World Wide Sound London Produced by NTV and KOKUSAI HOEI (R)
with subtitles, followed by Weather
continues a season of films featuring EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS 'S legendary jungle hero this evening starring
Jan Murray Diana Millay
Visiting his animal friends at Rio de Janeiro zoo, Tarzan discovers that the ancient cult of the Leopard Man has been revived by the wicked Barcuna. With the help of a cynical boat captain, a young orphan, and an intrepid woman doctor, he sets off up the Amazon in pursuit of his foe.
Sceenplay by BOB BARBASH Based on a story by BOB BARBASH and LEWIS REED
Produced by SY WEINTRAUB Directed by ROBERT DAY
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Captain Sam Bishop:
Dr Ann Phillips:
Big Blue and the 40 Dwarves IBM, known as Big Blue, is the largest computer company in the world - ten times the size of its nearest rival. Its first personal computer was so successful that it set a technical standard.
Forty other manufacturers now use IBM's standard in designing their machines. Ian McNaught-Davis finds out if, now they are embracing Big Blue's standard, the 40 dwarves can get out of its clutches. Director ALAN GRIFFITHS Series editor DAVID ALLEN
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Juliet Alexander presents the weekly magazine of news, current affairs, arts and music from Britain's black communities. This week:
Norma Greenaway whose clothes are already selling for hundreds of pounds alongside the big names in one of London's leading fashion shops.
And a new single from
Junior Giscomb who talks to Ebony about his career as one of the original stars of British soul music.
Studio director ANNIE MORRIS
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX
Eight programmes with Jeremy Cherfas on the changing face of zoos and wildlife parks.
4: Watery Worlds
Glittering, often dazzlingly colourful, sometimes menacing - fish are the stars of spectacular exhibits the world over. Some Japanese aquariums are so large that divers feed the fish by hand; in Denmark a keeper risks all with a shoal of savage piranhas; and in Florida
Jeremy Cherfas enters the sinister realms of Jaws. Producer GEORGE INGER BBC Bristol
Book, Zoo 2000, £12.95 from booksellers
Susan Hampshire and Geoff Hamilton with a practical guide to the care of houseplants. This week: doom and disaster from fungi, fly and feeding; making the best of a plant that sheds its lower leaves; and keeping a carnivorous plant happy on the kitchen windowsill. Martin Greaves David Searle and Michael Marsh give expert advice. Production assistants
JANE DON , JEAN LAUGHTON Executive producer JOHN KENYON
BBC Pebble Mill
Book, Going to Pot: A Practical Guide to Houseplants, £4.95 from booksellers.
Introduced by Jonathan King Think of Texas and you think of rodeos, Dallas, cowboys, ranches; but El Paso in Texas is not like that at all - it's tacos, margueritas, wetbacks and siestas. It's also the home of last year's Oscar winner for best actor, and the world's most famous private eye. Programme associate COLIN MARCHANT .
Film editor ADRIENNE WALSH
Videotape editor ROGER MARTIN
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Produced and directed by GORDON ELSBURY
The first of two programmes The Second World War as witnessed by amateur cameramen in Britain and Germany.
The activities of Aspley
Guise, a Bedfordshire village, were chronicled by the local builder, the late Dick Sinfield , who showed his newsreels in the parish hall.
These films, many in colour, were rediscovered recently. Now, accompanied by the recollections of those who featured in them, they provide a unique record of one community's experiences in wartime.
Researchers ANNABEL FERGUSSON
VT editor KENNETH CONNELL Executive producer ELWYN PARRY JONES
Producer FRANCESCA KIRBY-GREEN
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Ludovic Kennedy makes his choice of the week's television, and discusses:
This Week Next Week (BBC1) Edge of Darkness (BBC2) and The Writing on the Wall (C4) with Eddie Shah , newspaper publisher; Sarah Dunant , thriller writer, and Simon Jenkins , journalist.
Studio director NICHOLAS BARKER Producer CHARLES MILLER
John Tusa , Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.
And Peter Snow in Geneva assesses the outcome of the Summit talks between the leaders of the United States and Russia.
The American Film theatre production starring
Jean Genet's obsessive World of love and hatred is transferred vividly to the screen in this version of his first and most austere play. The maids of the title are two sisters, who regard themselves as slaves to their wealthy mistress. In a series of fantasies they work out their frustrations against her. But the fantasies eventually turn to reality - with deadly consequences.... Screenplay by ROBERT ENDERS, CHRISTOPHER MILES Based on the play Les Bonnes by JEAN GENET , translated by MINOS VOLANAKIS
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