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: Open University

Maths: The Binomial Theorem

: Daytime on Two

9.15 Childcare and Parenthood A New Arrival: parents-to-be consider the impact a baby may have on their lives. Producer DIANE MORGAN (R)
9.38 Past Thirteen
Choice in the Third Year How to Choose
This programme shows how young people can learn to make useful decisions about their futures based on clear-sighted self-assessment.
Narrator WENDY JONES
Series producer ROSANNA HIBBERT
10.0 You and Me
Everything goes wrong for
Cosmo and Dibs while they are minding JENI BARNETT 's stall.
Plus practice with the number 6. Book: Meg's Eggs
Producer RICHARD CALLANAN (R)
10.15 Music Time. Harmony
Horns, chimebars and singing in harmony. Presenters
JONATHAN COHEN. HELEN SPEIRS Horns
JOHN PENINGUE. TED CHANCE Director DAVID SCOTT cowan
Producer ELIZABETH BENNETT (R)
10.38 History File
Divided Ireland (2): ideas of nationhood and culture on both sides of the border.
Presenter TONY MCAULEY Researcher MARY MCKERNAN Producer DAVID SCOTT COWAN
11.0 Zig Zag. The Atmosphere
PAUL COlA and SHEELAGH GILBEY investigate the weather, with expert help from MICHAEL FISH. Producer CHRIS ELLIS
11.22 Thinkabout
Looking Up/Looking Down Brad wonders what's happening when he sees a Mexican hat on feet. Then Nicky climbs a tree to get his kite and has to be rescued by the Fire Brigade.
Producer PAT FARRINGTON
11.40 General Studies Updating Shakespeare
JOHN BARTON and MICHAEL BOGDANOV discuss the issues with actor MICHAEL PENNINGTON and an audience of students. Producer BRUCE JAMSON (R)
12.5 pm Pages from Ceefax
12.35 The Rise and Fall of King Cotton
3: Masters and Slaves (R)
1.5 Play Tennis
2: Following it Through (R)
1.38 Casebook Scotland
7: Opening Up the Highlands
The development of the A9 has made the Highlands more accessible, but it has also led to conflicts of interest locally. MURIEL GRAY investigates. Director KATE KINNINMONT (R)
2.0 Words and Pictures
Auntie Min: two children bring their sister to join the library. Presenter VICKY IRELAND
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (R)
2.18 Tutorial Topics
The Bully and the Victim (Parts 1 and 2) Film cameraman PAUL MORRIS Producer LEN BROWN (R)
2.40 Religious Studies: Why Because?
2: How Far is it to....?
Places play an important part in people's religious experience. The programme looks at three very different 'holy' places: Stonehenge, a prehistoric monument; the Ganges, a river; and Jerusalem, a city.
Narrators MICHAEL HEATH and INDIRA JOSHI Producer SUE WEEKS

Contributors

Producer: Diane Morgan
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert
Unknown: Jeni Barnett
Producer: Richard Callanan
Unknown: Jonathan Cohen.
Horns: Helen Speirs
Horns: John Peningue.
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett
Presenter: Tony McAuley
Presenter: Researcher Mary McKernan
Producer: David Scott Cowan
Producer: Sheelagh Gilbey
Producer: Chris Ellis
Producer: Pat Farrington
Unknown: John Barton
Unknown: Michael Bogdanov
Unknown: Michael Pennington
Producer: Bruce Jamson
Director: Kate Kinninmont
Producer: Moyra Gambleton
Unknown: Paul Morris
Producer: Len Brown
Narrators: Michael Heath
Narrators: Indira Joshi
Sally: Vicky Licorish

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Micro Live

Ian McNaught-Davis asks if the computer will ever be able to make judgments, learn from its mistakes, or write creatively.
Freff visits a computer that has just published its first book of poetry and Lesley Judd tries the Turing test. Studio director TERRY MARSH Series editor DAVID ALLEN

Contributors

Unknown: Ian McNaught-Davis
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Editor: David Allen

: Song 'n' Dance: The Sky's the Limit

starring Fred Astaire
Joan Leslie
The incomparable
Astaire as a famous American pilot in World War II who falls in love with a magazine photographer while he is on leave - incognito - in New
York. Misunderstandings - follow when he refuses to reveal his identity as a 'Flying Tiger'.
Songs include 'One for my baby' and 'My shining hour'. FREDDIE SLACK AND HIS
ORCHESTRA
Songs by JOHNNY MERCER and HAROLD ARLEN
Screenplay by FRANK FENTON and HAROLD ARLEN
Produced by DAVID HEMPSTED
Directed by EDWARD H. GRIFFITH
0 FILMS: page 34

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Joan Leslie
Songs By: Johnny Mercer
Unknown: Frank Fenton
Produced By: David Hempsted
Directed By: Edward H. Griffith
Fred: Fred Astaire
Joan: Joan Leslie
Harriman: Robert Benchley
Reg: Robertryan
Mrs Fisher: Elizabeth Patterson
Canteen lady: Majorie Gateson

: Cartoon Two

Two of SHEILA GRABER 'S lively films looking at artists and their works: Leonardo da Vinci Michelangelo

Contributors

Unknown: Sheila Graber

: Open Space

Last Link in the Chain?
On 3 January 1986 nine men began a historic march of 450 miles from the Gartcosh steel mill near Glasgow to the door of No 10. They embodied the spirit of the campaign which has united Scotland against British Steel's decision to close Gartcosh on 31 March. This film follows the marchers across the border and through the old steel towns of Consett and Corby as they carry their message south: that shutting down
Gartcosh not only means the unnecessary sacrifice of 700 jobs but threatens the future of the huge Ravenscraig steel complex nearby. And closing 'the Craig' would be seen in Scotland as an industrial Culloden.
Film editor JAMIE HAY Researcher MIKE DICK
Executive producer TONY LARYEA Producer ROBIN GUTCH

Contributors

Editor: Jamie Hay
Editor: Researcher Mike Dick
Producer: Robin Gutch

: Horizon: The Children of Eve

The man-like creatures who roamed Britain and Europe 100,000 years ago are not the ancestors of present-day Europeans - who came from somewhere else entirely. So far away, in fact, that the average white Briton is closer genetically to the average black African than to a pre-Stone Age Briton.

For a long time scientists have been digging into the ground hoping to find fossils and so trace human ancestry back millions of years. But it now seems that they ought to dig into the human body, because all individuals carry around a library of information in their cells, and recent advances in medical science make it possible to decode this, with startling results. "Horizon" looks at some of the latest discoveries about just where modern man came from, and when.

(shown again next Saturday)

Contributors

Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Film Editor: Nick Rayner
"Horizon" Editor: Robin Brightwell
Written and Produced by: John Groom

: Comrade Dad

by Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent
Starring George Cole and Barbara Ewing, Doris Hare
In transport once graced by some commissar's little old mother, Reg takes his family to the seaside (avoiding Dorking and Horsham en route). But, as every good comrade knows, there's a right and a wrong end to every cornucopia.

Contributors

Writer: Ian Davidson
Writer: Peter Vincent
Designer: Mark Sevant
Producer/Director: John Kilby
Reg Dudgeon: George Cole
Treen Dudgeon: Barbara Ewing
Bob Dudgeon: David Garlick
Gran: Doris Hare
Zo Dudgeon: Claire Toeman
Cliff: David Battley
Car salesman: Michael Robbins
Lifeboat man: Michael Redfern
Card player: Raymond Mason
Card player: Peter Schofield
Fisherman: Nick Burnell

: The Bob Monkhouse Show

Bob Monkhouse presents another edition of his international comedy showcase, featuring this week the dizzy charm of Lorraine Chase , and from the USA the hip approach of jazz comedian Pete Barbutti , last year voted 'Entertainer of the Year' in Las Vegas. Featuring
THE HARRY STONEHAM BAND Programme associate NEIL SHAND Script associate DENNIS BERSON Lighting director BILL MILLAR Sound supervisor
ADRIAN BISHOPLAGGETT Designer JAN SPOCZYNSKI Director GEOFF MILES
Produced by JOHN FISHER

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Lorraine Chase
Unknown: Pete Barbutti
Unknown: Las Vegas.
Unknown: Dennis Berson
Director: Bill Millar
Unknown: Adrian Bishoplaggett
Designer: Jan Spoczynski
Director: Geoff Miles
Produced By: John Fisher

: Maestro

Ron Clarke
From the record books alone Ron Clarke would have to be judged the best distance runner of all time. In the 1960s he set over 20 world best times for races between. two miles and 30,000 metres. In 1965 he held seven world records simultaneously: three miles; 5,000 metres; six miles; 10,000 metres; ten miles; 20,000 metres and the one hour run. To some critics Clarke's inability to win either Olympic or Commonwealth Games honours marred what was otherwise a glittering career. Today this chartered accountant from Melbourne has channelled his talents into managing fitness centres. Barry Da vies talks to Clarke in one of the leisure centres he is developing, on the outskirts of Bath. Film editor DAVE GOOD Producer JEFF GODDARD
0 FEATURE: page 23

Contributors

Unknown: Ron Clarke
Unknown: Ron Clarke

: Newsnight

The stories and interviews behind the main news. Producers JANA BENNETT
TIM GARDAM. MARK THOMPSON and DIANA MORTON
Directors JOHN WILKINSON and CHRIS FOX
Assignment editors NICK GUTHRIE and COLIN STANBRIDGE
Deputy editor TIM ORCHARD Editor RICHARD TAIT

Contributors

Producers: Jana Bennett
Unknown: Tim Gardam.
Unknown: Mark Thompson
Unknown: Diana Morton
Directors: John Wilkinson
Editors: Nick Guthrie
Editor: Richard Tait

: Weatherview

: Télé-Journal

A series of 26 programmes
20: See the news from Spain's first channel with a little help from the new presenter,
Carlos Riera. Chantal Cuer brings you the highlights from Antenne Deux. Director NIGEL KELEHER
Producer BERNARD ADAMS
Series producer TERRY DOYLE

Contributors

Unknown: Carlos Riera.
Director: Nigel Keleher
Producer: Bernard Adams
Producer: Terry Doyle

: Open University

An Introduction to Economics:
What shape is an aggregate supply curve?
Producer PIP SURGEY








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