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: Daytime on Two

9.35 Des le debut
A resource series to support the teaching of basic skills in French.
2: Ordering Things; Choosing Things; Buying a Ticket (R)
9.52 Look and Read
The Boy from Space (2)
(Shoum on Tuesday at 10. 15 am)
10.15 Mathscore One A Cover Up
To measure an amount of surface, ELAINE DONELLY and ROGER SLOMAN first investigate tessellations. (R)
10.38 History 11-13: The Tudors Ships and Seamen
What were Henry VII 's reasons for backing the Cabots'
'voyages of exploration'? What can the Mary Rose tell us about the development of Henry VIII 's navy? Where was the first
English settlement in North America?
11.0 Around Scotland Border Reivers (2)
11.22 Update USA Great Lakes City Cleveland, on the shores of Lake Erie and one of the original capitals of industrial
America, is struggling with the problems of decline as investment for new industry seeks out more profitable locations in the south and west of the USA. (R)
11.44 Going to Work I Want to Help
12.5 pm
Making the Most of the Micro Presented by IAN MCNAUGHT -DAVIS
2: Getting down to BASIC (R)
12.35-1.0 The Learning Machine A personal view by TIM O'SHEA ,
Director of the Microelectronics in Schools Project at the Open University, of computers in education.
1: Promises, Promises (R)
1.10 Science Topics Radioactivity
1.33 General Studies 2: Views from Russia
2.0 Scene
The Gang: Where are They Now?
Six years ago, Scene's film Anatomy of a Gang gave a portrait of the life and relationships of a group of 14-year-old lads in Bennett's mob on the Southmead estate in Bristol. Six years on, what has happened to them? Producer ROGER TONGE
2.30 English File
The Power of Language - Power to Move
Words can be spoken, sung, read and written to express feelings and provoke emotional responses.
KEN DODD talks about making people laugh and LINDA THOMPSON sings a love song. Producer EDWARD HAYWARD


Unknown: Elaine Donelly
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Unknown: Henry Vii
Unknown: Mary Rose
Unknown: Henry Viii
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Unknown: Lake Erie
Presented By: Ian McNaught
Unknown: Tim O'Shea
Producer: Roger Tonge
Producer: Linda Thompson
Producer: Edward Hayward

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Korda Classics: Elephant Boy

starring Sabu Walter Hudd
Rudyard Kipling 's Little Toomai , the Indian boy, is the hero of this adventure story, featuring superb scenes of wildlife shot by documentary film-maker ROBERT FLAHERTY.
When Petersen, a white hunter, plans to capture a herd of elephants moving north through the jungle, young Toomai eagerly joins up with his favourite elephant, Kala Nag. But until he has 'seen the elephants dance' he cannot become a hunter....
Screenplay by JOHN COLLIER
0 FILMS: page 17


Unknown: Sabu Walter Hudd
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Little Toomai
Unknown: Robert Flaherty.
Unknown: Kala Nag.
Unknown: John Collier
Produced By: Alexander Korda
Directed By: Robert Flaherty
Directed By: Zoltan Korda
Toomai: Sabu
Petersen: Walter Hudd
Machua Appa: Allan Jeayes
Toomai's father: W. E. Holloway
Ram Lal: Bruce Gordon
Hunter d J Williams: Wilfrid Hyde White

: Micro Live

The first Micro Live of 1986 comes from the computer industry's most important exhibition - this week's
Which Computer? show, at the National Exhibition
Centre, near Birmingham. Ian McNaught-Davis and Fred Harris look at some of the new products and software on display, and Lesley Judd presents the Micro Live RITA awards for achievement in Information Technology.
Some of the industry's personalities, including
Sir Clive Sinclair , face up to the Micro Live version of Any Questions? Directors


Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Unknown: Sir Clive Sinclair
Unknown: Terry Marsh.
Unknown: Trevor Taylor
Producer: Patrick Titley

: Ebony

Presented by Juliet Alexander
Looking forward to Monday's 'King Day', Ebony celebrates America's first national holiday for Martin Luther King's birthday.
Prize-winning Nigerian-born sculptress Sokari Douglas Camp is featured at work in her studio.
And there are Motown videos and albums to be won in a special Ebony competition. Studio director ANNIE MORRIS Producer JULIAN HENRIQUES
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX BBC Pebble Mill


Presented By: Juliet Alexander
Unknown: Martin Luther
Unknown: Sokari Douglas
Director: Annie Morris
Producer: Julian Henriques
Producer: John Wilcox

: Tales from Wales

The Pit
Based on a story by GWYN JONES
The 1920s: Mr Ackerman sets out on his holiday, intent only on walking and pot-holing. But the young wife at his lodgings becomes a distraction, then an enticement, and finally the harbinger of grave danger.
A TEUESYN production


Story By: Gwyn Jones
Mr Ackerman: Ian Saynor
Mrs Roberts: Sue James-Davies
Mr Roberts: Robert Blythe

: Gardeners' World

from Crarae, Argyll with Roy Lancaster and Graham Rose
Two-thirds of the way up the west side of Loch Fyne is Crarae - one of the great Scottish gardens. It's the home of Sir Hay and Lady Campbell, and under their loving care the garden has become a true paradise for flowering shrubs, such as the rhododendron.
Gardeners' World visited the gardens last May when the display was at its most spectacular.
Executive producer JOHN KENYON Production assistant
Producer DENIS w GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
* FEATURE: page 38


Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Graham Rose
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Christine Hardman
Producer: Denis W Gartside

: Tom O'Connor

This week Tom takes a sideways glance at progress and technology. 'How is it man can walk on the moon, but he can't design a milk carton that he can open without soaking himself?'
Aiding and abetting Tom are Cherry Gillespie ,
Derek Griffiths and Mike Berry , while Graham Preskett accompanies Tom in a song about the microchip.
Tom's dressing-room is visited by comedian
Jeff Stevenson , and the roving camera visits the public at large for then-own brand of humour.
Sound supervisor DAVID THOMPSON Lighting director


Unknown: Cherry Gillespie
Unknown: Derek Griffiths
Unknown: Mike Berry
Unknown: Graham Preskett
Unknown: Jeff Stevenson
Unknown: David Thompson
Unknown: Bert Postlethwaite
Designer: Michael Young
Unknown: Rick Gardner

: Three Painters

A painter's view of working methods and common ground in work by three great artists: Bruegel, Goya, Matisse.
In this second series of films, Sir Lawrence Gowing develops his view that
'the life of painting is the painting of life'.
1: Bruegel, the Elder The Way Things Are
Pieter Bruegel (c 1530-69) was born in the Low Countries and died in Brussels when he was about 40.
'No painter has ever given so much to the awareness of a society: Sharing his vision we feel a unity that embraces all the contradictions of the world, even the deadly conflicts of man.'
Stills photography MICHAEL SANDERS Film cameraman COLIN WALDECK Film editor SUE SPIVEY


Unknown: Sir Lawrence Gowing
Unknown: Pieter Bruegel
Unknown: Colin Waldeck
Produced By: Christopher Burstall

: Did You See...?

Ludovic Kennedy makes his choice of the week's television and, with his studio guests, discusses:
Hold the Back Page! (BBC1); The Wind in the Willows (Thames Television); and Assembled in Britain (Channel 4).


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Director: Nicholas Barker
Producer: Charles Miller

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: Hell is a City

Stanley Baker John Crawford
Don Starling , a ruthless criminal recently escaped from jail, plans to rob a wealthy bookie.
But the robbery ends in disaster when a girl carrying the money-bag is killed. Inspector Martineau, the toughest man on the Manchester police force, and an old enemy of Starling, is not averse to using strong tactics to get his man ...
Screenplay by =VAL GUEST Based on the novel by MAURICE PROCTOR
Produced by MICHAEL CARRERAS Directed by VAL GUEST
9 FILMS: page 17


Unknown: Stanley Baker
Unknown: John Crawford
Unknown: Don Starling
Play By: Val Guest
Novel By: Maurice Proctor
Produced By: Michael Carreras
Directed By: Val Guest
Inspector Martineau: Stanley Baker
Don Starling: John Crawford
Gus Hawkins: Donald Pleasence
Julia Martineau: Maxine Audley
Chloe Hawkins: Billie Whitelaw
Furnisher Steele: Joseph Tomelty
Doug Savage: George A. Cooper
Devery: Geoffrey Frederick
Lucky Lusk: Vanda Godsell
Clogger Roach: Charles Houston
Tawny Jakes: Joby Blanshard
Laurie Lovett: Charles Morgan
Commercial traveller: Warren Mitchell

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