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: Daytime on Two

9.20 Let's Go - Series 3 Presented by BRIAN RIX
More programmes which aim to help mentally handicapped people to get more out of life. Let's Go Away (R)
9.35 Encounter: Spain Communications
Motorbikes and the Guardia Civil; Valladolid airport, by train to Salamanca - and the postman's round. (R)
9.52 Mathscore One Mirror Image
ELAINE DONELLY and ROGER SLOMAN come face to face with - themselves? (R)
10.15 Look and Read The Boy from Space by RICHARD CARPENTER
3: The Man in the Sand-pit (R)
10.38 Japan: The Crowded Islands Countryside
How the Ito family makes a living from a farm 30 times smaller than an average farm in Britain.
Producer LEN BROWN (R)
11.0 Watch
Noises in the Night
11.17 Walrus
What's it Gonna Be? Meeting the King by GERRY HUXHAM
11.39 Science Topics Bonding
How and why atoms join together to form molecules. (R)
12.0 Year of the French The Peasant Farmer
The Cagnacs, ekeing out a bare living from a few acres. (R)
12.30 Deutsch direkt!
A series of 20 programmes for beginners in German
13: The first of two programmes filmed in one of the best-preserved historic German towns: Bamberg. Featuring the harvest festival, celebrated in the Upper Parish Church, in which the children star.
Presented by HANNI VANHAIDEN Film director GILL BARNES
Book £5.95, three cassettes £3. 75 each, and Notes for Teachers £3.25, from booksellers or BBC Publications
12.55 Pages from Ceefax
1.20 Encounter: France Travel and Transport (R)
1.38 Let's See
Getting Around 1: Overland
John finds out there's a wide variety of ways of travelling around. Not all of them need wheels.
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds
Cosmo and Dibs play a practical joke on Harry, but it misfires. Maths at the seaside: 'Picnic'. Book: Rebekah and the Slide by CHRISTINE PARKER
Illustrated by USA KOPPER Presenter HARRY TOWB
2.15 History 11-13: The Tudors The Great House
Visiting 'stately homes' is one of our most popular ways of spending a day out. But do you know how and why changes in building design reflect changes in life style between Medieval and Tudor periods? Haddon Hall provides the perfect opportunity to find out.
2.40 Exploring Science Fire, Earth, Metals
The chemistry of metals and their ores from pre-history to today. (R)


Presented By: Brian Rix
Unknown: Elaine Donelly
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Unknown: Richard Carpenter
Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: Gerry Huxham
Unknown: Audie Cummings
Unknown: Richard Bell
Unknown: Lan Thompson
Unknown: David Scaffardi
Unknown: Chris Tummings
Unknown: Jessiman Elvis Payne
Unknown: Hubert Clarke
Presented By: Hanni Vanhaiden
Unknown: John Ramage
Producer: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Christine Parker
Illustrated By: Usa Kopper
Presenter: Richard Burrows
Producer: Jill Sheppard

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Fast Forward

with Floella Benjamin
Robert Harley , Joanna Monro Andrew Secombe and Nick Wilton
It's competition time! What programme has a visitor from outer space called Milton Keenze ?! The Late, Late,
Laser Link-up?! Zany zodiac readings?! The continuing story of 'Tiny on the Run'?! Jokes?! Music?! And much, much more?! To find out, simply rearrange the following letters -
DARFAFSOWTR. Put your answer on an ice cube and watch it melt!!
Musical director STEVE BROWN Designer PAUL HAINES
Series producer ANN REAY


Unknown: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Robert Harley
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Unknown: Andrew Secombe
Unknown: Nick Wilton
Unknown: Milton Keenze
Director: Steve Brown
Designer: Paul Haines
Unknown: David Crichton
Unknown: Trevor McCallum

: No Limits

'What are we doing in Brighton in the middle of the winter?'
'Well - towns don't just close down because the seasons change.'
'And the music is great, no matter what the temperature.'
'Hot you mean?' 'Don't say that.'
Writer and mascot JONATHAN KING Producer PETER HAMILTON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Jonathan King
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: The Adventure Game

The third of six direct broadcasts from Arg, a small red planet on the far side of the galaxy, inhabited by polite dragons. A team of three explorers from Earth are about to arrive on Arg, searching for the Great Crystal which has been hidden by the planet's ruler, a rather grumpy teapot.
Tackling the problems this week with logic, amusement and dexterity, are Fiona Kennedy Ian McCaskill and David Sandeman


Contestant: Fiona Kennedy
Contestant: Ian McCaskill
Contestant: David Sandeman
Residents: of Arg -
Dorgan: Sarah Lam
Gandor: Christopher Leaver
Director: Oliver MacFarlane
Producer: Christopher Tandy
Producer: Ian Oliver

: The Strange Affair of....

The Glastonbury Legends Investigated by Robert Symes
Strange tales gather around the swelling mound of Glastonbury Tor in Somerset. Here Joseph of Arimathea is said to have brought the Holy Grail - the cup used at the Last Supper - soon after the Crucifixion. Here King
Arthur was buried in his lake-isle of Avalon. And here is the ten-mile-wide circle of the Glastonbury Zodiac. Does the famed Holy Thorn, which is believed to have grown from Joseph's staff, really come from the Near East? Does the Zodiac not only exist, but have the power to lead people to it?
Film cameraman PETER CHAPMAN Film editor MIKE APPELT Producer ROBIN BOOTLE


Unknown: Robert Symes
Unknown: Peter Chapman
Editor: Mike Appelt

: Heroes

A four-part series in which
Eric Robson invites guests to discuss, with film and television clips, the heroes who have influenced their lives.
1: Michael Bogdanov ,
Associate Director of the National Theatre, traces his political awareness and his often physical style of theatre direction to heroes who include Denis Compton
Nye Bevan , Jean-Paul Sartre Anthony Hopkins , Arthur Penn, Living Theatre and The Dubliners.
Director MARK SCRIMSHAW Executive producer JOHN MAPPLEBECK
Producer ROGER BURGESS BBC North East


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Michael Bogdanov
Unknown: Denis Compton
Unknown: Nye Bevan
Unknown: Jean-Paul Sartre
Unknown: Anthony Hopkins
Producer: John Mapplebeck
Producer: Roger Burgess

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly
Michael Barry , Jill Goolden By the end of 1986, one household in five will own a microwave oven. But are they worth it, and how do you get the best out of them?
Spuds are cheaper now than they were two years ago - try a potato recipe that'll feed a family for less than El. Has the healthy eating message got through to school cooks, and will it be to the children's taste? A visit to an Avon primary school to find out.


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

: 1, Claudius

A serial in 12 parts based on the novels by ROBERT GRAVES
2: Waiting in the Wings Written by JACK PULMAN
Livia poisoned Marcellus and Agrippa to secure the succession for her son
Tiberius, but Augustus has banished him. She has turned her attention to the disposal of Julia and her son, who stand in the way of Livia's ambitions.
Directed by HERBERT WISE (R)


Written By: Jack Pulman
Directed By: Herbert Wise
Claudius: Derek Jacobi
Tiberius: George Baker
Thrasyllus: Kevin Stoney
Julia, Augustus's daughter: Frances White
Antonia, Claudius's mother: Margaret Tyzack
Agrippina, Julia's daughter: Diana Hutchinson
Germanicus, Claudius's brother: Gary Lock
Lucius, Julia's son: Simon MacCorkindale
Plautius: Darien Angadi
Postumus Julia's son: Alister Kerr
Domitius: Esmond Knight
Castor, Tiberius's son: Kevin McNally
Livilla, Claudius's sister: Katharine Levy
Claudius (as a child): Ashley Knight
Livia: Sian Phillips
Augustus: Brian Blessed
Praxis: Alan Thompson
Julia's lovers.....: John Burgess
Julia's lovers.: James Fagan
Julia's lovers.: Ronald Markham
Julia's lovers.: John Scott Martin
Herod: Michael Clements
Sentor: Roy Stewart
Courier: Nick Willat

: Arena

From its origins in ninth-century China to its modern incarnation as a Christmas pantomime, Cinderella has endured as one of the best-loved fairytales. But what has made this fable of domestic abuse so popular for so long? Marina Warner, author of several studies on legendary heroines, reinterprets the myth through some of its forgotten versions, and shows how today's simpering weakling has at other times been seen as an innocent victim of incestuous longings, or even as a gutsy fighter who breaks her evil stepmother's neck.
Writer Angela Carter , psychologist Bruno Bettelheim and photographer Jo Spence offer their views; and Cinderella appears in the current stage production, in TV ads for soapflakes, tampons and table wines, and in a host of classic screen performances.
Tonight Arena looks beyond Cinderella the feminine archetype to discover what really happened after the ball. Film editor CHRIS SWAYNE Producers NIGEL FINCH and ANTHONY WALL. Director MELISSA LLEWELYN-DA VIES


Unknown: Angela Carter
Unknown: Bruno Bettelheim
Unknown: Jo Spence
Editor: Chris Swayne
Producers: Nigel Finch
Director: Melissa Llewelyn-Da

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

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