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: Daytime on Two

9.36 Maths Counts: Bear the Percentage
by John Tully
Bert buys bears, but the percentage bites Bert. (R)

9.58 Thinkabout Rubbish Dump

10.15 Science Workshop: Stretch, Weigh and Bounce (1)

10.38 Exploring Science It's a Crystal World

11.0 Near and Far: Not on the Level
A geography series for 9- to 11-year-olds
Hills, valleys and mountains are all part of the landscape. How are they shown on maps? (R)

11.22 Tutorial Topics: New School and Homework
What's it like to make the big change from primary to secondary school? What happens when homework gets left until the very last minute? Two short films performed by the pupils of Holyrood School in Glasgow.

11.45 Higher Education Diploma Level Studies
Non-degree courses are designed to provide vocational training leading to a good job; but they can also open up further chances of getting a degree. (R)

12.5 pm Buongiorno Italia: 11: Ricominciamo
A course for beginners in Italian (continuing from autumn 1985) (R)

12.30 Prima! 1: Volltanken, bitte!
Eight short programmes about tourist German - all you need to survive. (R)

12.45-1.10 Testing Times: GCSE: Experimental Science
Looking at ways of handling the planning, organisation and assessment of experimental and investigative work in science.

1.20 Encounter: Italy Town and Country
Italian contrasts: provincial life in Sienna, the remote villages of Basilicata, the city of Milan. (R)

1.38 Around Scotland Border Reivers: 1: Border Strongholds
ANNA RITCHIE recalls the turbulent past of the Scottish Borders.

2.0 You And Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds When Dibs breaks a lamp, he makes Cosmo promise not to tell Harry. Dressing up song: 'What if you were a witch?' Book: On the Way Home by Jill Murphy

2.15 Music Time: Rhythm and the Beat

2.40 History File: Twentieth-Century History: Cold War - Confrontation


Writer (Maths Counts): John Tully
Series Producer (Maths Counts): David Roseveare
Producer (Near and Far): Robin Gwyn
Film Editor (Tutorial Topics): Peter Ringsted
Producer (Tutorial Topics): Len Brown
Producer (Higher Education): John Chapple
Producer (Testing Times): Nick Brenton
Presenter (Around Scotland): Anna Ritchie
Producer (Around Scotland): Robert Clark.
Producer (Around Scotland): Gordon Menzies
Author (You and Me): Jill Murphy
Presenter (You and Me): Harry Towb
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: World Darts

The Embassy
World Professional Darts Championship from the Lakeside Country Club, Camberley
The late afternoon spot continues as TONY GUBBA introduces highlights of the best of yesterday's second-round evening matches.


Introduces: Tony Gubba

: The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

A series of six programmes on communicating.
4:The Pace of TechnologyModern man needs to communicate quickly and over greater and greater distances. Since the invention of lasers and fibre-optics, spectacular feats of communication are now commonplace.
In today's lecture Professor David Pye trys to make the world's longest phone call and to receive a signal live from Pioneer 10 as it heads out of the solar system.


Unknown: David Pye

Blog post that mentions this programme:

A look back through time and space with World Service radio 11 May 2017

: Star Trek

The classic space adventure series chronicling the exploits of the captain and crew of the USS EnterPrise. Starring
A Private Little War
Jim Kirk 's reunion with an old friend on the planet
Neural turns into a dilemma when a warmongering Klingon presence is discovered. The choice for
Kirk is stark: obey the Prime Directive of non-interference or help a beleagured tribe by becoming a gun-runner.


Unknown: Jim Kirk
Written By: Gene Roddenberry
Directed By: Marc Daniels
Captain James T Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: Deforest Kelley
Scott: James Doohan
Uhura: Nichelle Nichols
Chekov: Walter Koenig
Tyree: Michael Witney
Nona: Nancy Kovak

: Discovering Animals

First of eight programmes on the mammals of Britain, with Tony Soper.
On the whole, most animals are very wary of us humans. We hunt them, we kill them. In their turn, they avoid us; they are shy, they come out at night.
But most wild animals can be observed. In the New Forest Tony Soper watches badgers, and in Scotland hopes for his first glimpse of the rare pine marten.
Film editor HUGH TASMAN
Series producer BRYN BROOKS Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS
0 FEATURE: page 53


Unknown: Tony Soper.
Producer: Erica Griffiths

: Korda Classics: The Thief of Bagdad

starring Sabu Conrad Veidt June Duprez
A delightful colour fantasy inspired by the magic and myths of the Arabian Nights.
Ahmed, rightful King of Bagdad, is imprisoned by the treacherous trickery of the Grand Vizier Jaffar. With the help of the cunning young thief Abu, he escapes to the city of Basra, where he falls in love with the beautiful Princess.


Unknown: Sabu Conrad Veidt
Unknown: June Duprez
Unknown: Vizier Jaffar.
Play By: Lajos Biro
Unknown: Miles Malleson
Produced By: Alexander Korda
Directed By: Michael Powell
Directed By: Ludwig Berger
Abu: Sabu
Jaffar: Conrad Veidt
Princess: June Duprez
Ahmed: John Justin
Djinni: Rexingram
Sultan: Miles Malleson
Old King: Morton Selten
Halima: Mary Morris

: Yes, Prime Minister: The Grand Design

by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn
starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds.
Feature: page 3
Ceefax subtitles


Writer: Antony Jay
Writer: Jonathan Lynn
Title sequences: Gerald Scarfe
Lighting: Ron Bristow
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Director: Sydney Lotterby
Jim Hacker: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard: Derek Fowlds
General Howard: Frederick Treves
Professor Rosenblum: Oscar Quitak
Malcolm Warren: Barry Stanton
Annie Hacker: Diana Hoddinott
Security officer: Jonathan Stephens
Secretary: Miranda Forbes

: 40 Minutes

A series of films about the way we live now. The Gift of Life with Nicholas Woolley
Tonight's specially-extended edition reveals in detail, for the first time, the dramatic human story of what would-be parents have to go through to have a test-tube baby. In October 1984 seven couples came to London's Hammersmith Hospital, where Robert Winston was the first consultant in Britain to offer IVF - fertilisation of the mother's egg by the father's sperm in a test-tube - on the NHS. This film follows what happened to them over the next year.
Sue [text removed], at 39, has been trying for a baby for ten years. She'd had a miscarriage, 18 operations and five previous attempts at IVF - privately. They had cost her and her husband
Dawn [text removed], a hairdresser from Middlesex, felt so guilty about not being able to give her Italian husband a child that her marriage nearly broke up.
Sharon [text removed], only 23, had nearly died during surgery after an ectopic pregnancy.
The odds were against any one of the seven women conceiving a child.


Unknown: Nicholas Woolley
Unknown: Robert Winston
Unknown: Sharon Drummond
Unknown: John McGlashan
Unknown: Christine Garner
Unknown: Nick Hutchings
Producer: Julia McLaren
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: World Darts

The Embassy
World Professional Darts Championship from the Lakeside Country Club, Camberley
The last eight players of the tournament now begin the final matches towards becoming the champion of the world. The first quarter-final played tonight should include World No 1
ERIC BRISTOW and No 8 seed STEVE BRENNAN , if the form book is correct.
The matches are now the best of seven sets, five legs per set. Introduced by TONY GUBBA Commentator
SID WADDELL , TONY GREEN Television presentation


Unknown: Eric Bristow
Unknown: Steve Brennan
Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Commentator: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Nick Hunter
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: World Darts

The Embassy
World Professional Darts Championship
TONY GUBBA introduces highlights of the second quarter-final played this evening; and fancied to be treading the boards are


Unknown: Keith Deller

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