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: Daytime on Two

9.36 MI 10: Mathematical Investigations 13: Folds
Fold a piece of paper in half. Fold that in half. And again.... for ever? Followed by The Right Shape
Why is the so-called Golden Rectangle such a popular shape?
Series producer DAVID ROSEVEARE (R)

9.58 Thinkabout Sound Effects
(Shown on Monday at 11.22 am)

10.15 Science Workshop Dissolving (B)

10.38 Exploring Science Discovering Oxygen
(Shown on Tuesday at 2.40pm)

11.0 The History Trail The Silver Buckle by JOAN AIKEN
2: Thoby and his mother have arrived in Virginia and life on the plantation comes as quite a shock. (R)

11.22 Tutorial Topics Owning Up by JOHN CHALLEN Parts 1 and 2 Tina loses a valuable camera she has borrowed from her sister. It's her classmate,
Debbie, who finds it - and steals it. Neither of them 'owns up' and from then on things get very complicated for them both. With TANDI KEET, VICKY

11.45 Higher Education 4: UCCA and After
If you're applying to a university, what should you offer apart from the right
A-levels? How do universities help the first-year undergraduate to survive? Narrator DAVID HARGREAVES Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (R)

12.5 pm Buongiorno Italia!
(Continued from autumn 1985) For beginners in Italian 14: Cosa ha fatto? (R)

12.30 Prima!
Eight short programmes about tourist-German 4: Wie Bitte?
At last Steve is in work - in a garden centre. He copes with the local street market. Pamela is making good progress. With PETRA UUCH. JAMES

12.45-1.10 Bellamy's New World Presented by DAVID BELLAMY
A series of eight films exploring America and its botanical history.
3: The Road from Kamchatka (R) * CEEFAX SUBTITLES

1.20 Encounter: Italy 4: A Start in Life?
Some young Italians' prospects: school days in a fishing-village; life and child labour in old
Naples; the impact of tourism in the south. (R)

1.38 Around Scotland Behind the Scenes

2: Department Store
Every big department store, like the John Lewis Partnership in Edinburgh, is a hive of activity behind the scenes. Narrator JOHN CRAWFORD

2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo, Dibs and Jeni all lay claim to a wooden doll.
Dressing-up song: 'What would it be like to be a fireman?'
Book: The Elephant and the Bad Baby

2.15 Music Time Musical Patterns

2.40 History File China Since Mao


Presenter: Hilary Clough
Producer: Robin Mudge
Unknown: John Challen
Unknown: Vicky Licorish
Editor: Peter Ringsted
Producer: Len Brown
Producer: John Chapple
Producer: Raymond Mason
Unknown: Terry Hawkin
Directed By: Nicholas Metcalfe
Produced By: Tony Roberts
Presented By: David Bellamy
Unknown: John Lewis Partnership
Narrator: John Crawford
Producer: Peter Whiteford
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: International Snooker

The Benson and Hedges Masters
First Quarter-final
DAVID ICKE introduces further coverage from the Wembley Conference Centre.


Introduces: David Icke

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Red Herrings

Minors' Benefit
The third of eight programmes looking at issues which involve young people. Teenage sex! Who knows best - parents, teachers or doctors? Does the age of consent protect young people from exploitation, or does it retard their sexual expression? And whose body is it, anyway?
Sensible Footwear and Satsumaruma perform sketches and songs provoking discussion from their audience at the Hacienda
Club in Manchester.
The 'Red Herrings File' contains background notes and useful contacts. Send a large SAE and 28p postage to: [address removed]

: Star Trek

The classic space adventure starring
By Any Other Name
The Enterprise finds itself the flagship of an intergalactic invasion-force when the Andromedans - a race with the chilling ability to transform matter - usurp command.
But Spock discovers that the seemingly invincible Andromedans are aliens in human form - and to err is human....


Written By: Dorothy Fontana
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
Rojan: Warren Stevens
Kelinda: Barbara Bouchet

: Discovering Animals

Fourth of eight programmes on the mammals of Britain Presented by Tony Soper A bird-table is a common enough sight in British gardens, but a mammal-table isn't. Simply made, it will attract many of the smaller garden animals and allow you to observe undisturbed voles, shrews, mice and, if you're lucky, weasels.
And a bat-box built high up in the eaves may attract the world's only flying mammal. Film editor HUGH TASMAN
Series producer BRYN BROOKS Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS
Tony Soper 's book, 'Discovering Animals', £8.95 hardback, £4.95 paperback, is available from booksellers.


Presented By: Tony Soper
Producer: Erica Griffiths
Unknown: Tony Soper

: Far from Paradise

A series ofseven programmes 3:The Poisoned Apple
The modern world generates poisons: some deliberately, like pesticides, to safeguard our crops and food-supplies; some as the by-products of industrial processes.
But polluted water-supplies and dying forests and lakes suggest that their effect is worse than expected.
John Seymour reports from around the world.
John Ormond narrates.
Film cameraman RUSS WALKER Film editor JOHN BREWSEE Producer BRIAN TURVEY


Unknown: John Seymour
Unknown: John Ormond
Unknown: Russ Walker
Editor: John Brewsee
Producer: Brian Turvey

: Wild Flower

Michael Jordan unravels fact from folklore to bring a new view of some familiar wild flowers.
2: Wild Daffodils
These plants are true flowers of the woodland. They're specially designed to do all their growing and flowering early in the year. Each spring they join a race to beat the leaves on the trees - which will soon burst open, cut out the light and shade the woodland floor.
Video cameraman ALAN HAYWARD Producer SARA FORD BBC Bristol


Unknown: Michael Jordan
Unknown: Alan Hayward

: Brass Tacks

Taking to the Streets
The Conservative claim to be the natural party of law and order is under threat. Unsolved crime continues to rise, despite increases in police manpower. An overstretched police force struggles to deal with conflicting priorities.
Communities frustrated by an inadequate police presence are beginning to take the law into their own hands.
Peter Taylor analyses the latest moves to take crime off the streets, and asks politicians, policemen and the community to consider the fine line between being vigilant and becoming a vigilante. If you have strong feelings on the subject, give the production team a ring on [number removed]. Studio director PAUL CAMPBELL
Executive producer COLIN CAMERON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Peter Taylor

: Yes, Prime Minister

by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn
starring Paul Eddington Nigel Hawthorne Derek Fowlds in The Key
There is a territorial battle in the heart of No 10.
Sir Humphrey has skilfully moved Dorothy Wainwright, the PM's political adviser, out of her office. She insists on moving back - and points out to Jim that he is letting Humphrey become too dominant.
Its closely observed portrayal of what goes on in the corridors of power has given me hours of pure joy
(The Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher. MP) Far and away the best comedy on the box (TRIBUNE) Titles sequence Gerald Scarfe Lighting Ron Bristow
Designer Valerie Warrender Produced and directed by Sydney Lotterby


Unknown: Antony Jay
Unknown: Jonathan Lynn
Unknown: Paul Eddington
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Derek Fowlds
Unknown: Dorothy Wainwright
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher.
Unknown: Gerald Scarfe
Unknown: Lighting Ron Bristow
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Jim Hacker: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard: Derek Fowlds
Sir Frank: Peter Cellier
Dorothy Wainwright: Deborah Norton
Policeman: Victor Winding

: 40 Minutes

A series of films about the way we live now Student Nurse
'The first time in surgery is going to be great,' says
Jacquie Jowsey , one of the new intake of student nurses at St James's Hospital, Leeds. r 'And seeing a baby actually being born - I should think it's an amazing experience.'
Jacquie originally wanted to be an actress. She's never been away from home.
While she and her group of 24 idealistic newcomers settle in at the hostel,
Theresa Gallagher , only eight months into the course, is working nights, helping to run a major surgical ward. Because of staff-shortages, she's sometimes left in charge. She's already an indispensable part of the hospital work-force.
Third-year student
Joanne Senior administers the drugs trolley and instructs the beginners, while nervously awaiting her final exam results. Four of her group have already dropped out. How will the new students, mostly fresh from school, cope with working on the wards, giving their first injection, caring for the dying?
Photography TONY MAYNE
Sound recordist JOHN HOOPER Film editor PETER DELFGOU Producer JUDI CONNER
0 FEATURE: page 40 and INFO: page 77


Unknown: Jacquie Jowsey
Unknown: Theresa Gallagher
Unknown: Joanne Senior
Unknown: John Hooper
Editor: Peter Delfgou
Producer: Judi Conner
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: Pot Black 86

The third game in BBC2's International Snooker Tournament features a former winner of the televised championship, and a player bidding for his first Pot Black title.
Terry Griffiths , former World
Champion and the 1984 Pot Black title-holder, meets
Jimmy 'Whirlwind' White of London for a place in the quarter-finals.
Commentator TED LOWE Referee JOHN WILLIAMS
Presenter David Icke Production JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: John Williams
Presenter: David Icke
Unknown: John G. Smith

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith present the reports and interviews behind the main stories of the day.


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

: Weatherview

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