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: Open University

Science: Rocks and Magnets

: Daytime on Two

9.20 Let's Go - Series 3 Presented by BRIAN RIX
8: Let's Be Nice to Animals (R)
9.35 Descubra Espana Las comunicaciones
En camino; En el pan; Talleres y fabricas. (R)
9.52 Mathscore Two Graphs Rule OK?
ELAINE DONELLY and ROGER SLOMAN show how to turn a mathematical rule into a graph. (R)
10.15 Look and Read The Boy from Space by RICHARD CARPENTER The Lake (R)
10.38 Geography Casebook: Britain. Coal: The Future 'What price do you put on communities?' (R)
11.0 Watch. ThenandNow: Work
11.17 Look, Look and Look Again. Pattern in Place
A walk in the forest - a visit to the seashore. (R)
11.39 Science Topics
Energy Transfer Devices
A look at alternative ways of producing energy.
Series producer PETER BRATT (R)
12.0 Une annee chez les Francais
9: Les hôteliers de La Rochelle
Dawn till midnight - a working day for the Laportes in their family hotel in La Rochelle. (R)
12.30 pm Deutsch direkt! 18: Mittenwald
12.55 Pages from Ceefax
1.20 Rendez-vous: France Chemin faisant
En avion; Par Ie train; A bord; Sur la route. (R)
1.38 Let's See. The Sea 2: Life on the Rocks
The cliffs of St Abbs and the Bass Rock provide a summer home for thousands of sea-birds of many different varieties. Presenter MICHAEL SCOTT Producer MARIANNE BAIRD (R)
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs is allergic to cats, Cosmo and BILL OWEN try to comfort him. Henry the kangaroo finds many 'Danger' signs and they all sing 'Jack and Jill'. Andrew, whose father is a clown, makes up his face.
2.15 Near and Far. Local Park A place for recreation and a source of employment; a place with its conflicts of use and its historical stories.
Producer ROBIN GWYN (R)
2.40 Exploring Science Living Underwater
The millions of living things which inhabit four-fifths of the world. (R)


Presented By: Brian Rix
Unknown: Descubra Espana
Unknown: Elaine Donelly
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Unknown: Richard Carpenter
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: Hanni Vanhaiden
Director: Gill Barnes
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini
Unknown: St Abbs
Presenter: Michael Scott
Producer: Marianne Baird
Producer: Bill Owen
Producer: Robin Gwyn

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: The Grain Run

A Voyage to the North
A series of five programmes By barge and boat, Pete Morgan navigates the waterway used by the Romans.
1: From the Wash to the Fens
Pete begins his voyage at sea on a traditional cockle boat before entering the Witham, Lincolnshire's longest river. The intricate Dutch-built drainage system at Boston opens up a unique exploration of the town. Film editor MARTIN HARRIS Producer DOUGLAS B. SMITH


Unknown: Pete Morgan
Editor: Martin Harris
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: No Limits

Whatever happened to West Anglia? Or the Norfolk
Narrows? And why can't
Bernard Matthews pronounce the word 'beautiful'? Tony and Jenny investigate the flat bit to the east of Leicester and slightly down from the Wash - and find that as far as the world's fastest TV rock show is concerned - Norwich has No Limits. Research


Unknown: Bernard Matthews
Unknown: Nick Patrick

: Joni Jones

A drama series in five parts based on the stories by R. GERALLT JONES.
2: The Chewing Gum
GIs introduce chewing gum to the children of Wales. For Joni it is a cause of torment and an unexpected source of courage.
Written by RUTH CARTER
Directed by STEVEN BAYLY
(A Welsh programme with English subtitles originally shoum on S4C)


Stories By: R. Gerallt Jones.
Written By: Ruth Carter
Directed By: Steven Bayly
Joni Jones: Richard Love
Mrs Jones: Iola Gregory
Harri: David Chidley
Lewis: Arwel Jones
Enid: Gillian Roberts
Owen John: Raymond Williams
Miss Willis: Margaret Williams
Ifan Roberts: Bryn Williams

: Cartoon Two

Une ame a voile
National Film Board of Canada Production (R)


Directed By: Pierre Vielleux

: The Money Makers

Japan's Super Salesman
Since the end of the Second
World War when their way of life lay in ruins, the Japanese, with few resources, have achieved an economic miracle. They are now out to dominate world markets. Akio Morita started with almost nothing, and now heads the electronics giant, Sony, whose products are known worldwide. He talks about his path to success, why his country dominates world markets, and where Britain has gone wrong. Photography HENRY FARRAR Film editor ALEX RICHARDSON Producer BRIAN DA VIES


Unknown: Akio Morita
Editor: Alex Richardson

: South East Reports

A New Dark Age?
'The arts must not suffer when the GLC goes,' said the Government. But with less than a month to abolition, hundreds of London's best known arts bodies face chaos and uncertainty. Many could disappear for good. There is not enough government cash and many boroughs are too poor, too mean, or too angry to pay up.
Reporter Fran Morrison asks if the capital now faces a 'new Dark Age'.
South East editor PHILIP HARDING


Reporter: Fran Morrison
Editor: Philip Harding

: Food and Drink

The last in the series presented by Chris Kelly
Michael Barry and Jill Goolden
Efor Additives - E numbers are meant to tell us what goes into the food we eat. But most people are confused by them, some are even alarmed. So what's gone wrong?
Testing the Spreads - new low fat spreads are being launched almost every week. But which really are the lowest in fat? Which cook well? Which taste the best?
Exotic Vegetables - what are snow peas, or moolins, or plantains? They're all exotic vegetables which are both available and affordable. Find out what they look like and how to cook them. Director JEREMY MILLS
Books, The Food and Drink Cookbook. 2.95; The Food
Connection. £4.25; The Taste of Health £5.25; Michael Smith 's New English Cookery £5.50. from booksellers


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

: 1, Claudius

A serial in 12 parts based on the novels by ROBERT GRAVES
8: Claudius and his motherAntonia warned Tiberius of the ambitions of Sejanus and Livilla. In dealing with the crisis, Tiberius adopted Caligula as his heir.
Directed by HERBERT wISE (R)


Unknown: Robert Graves
Producer: Martin Usemore
Directed By: Herbert Wise
Claudius: Derek Jacobi
Tiberius, Emperor of Rome: George Baker
Macro: John Rhys-Davies
Caligula: John Hurt
Senator: Lockwood West
Slave: Alan Tucker
Gemellus, Caligula's cousin: Douglas Melbourne
Herod: James Faulkner
Antonia, Claudius's mother: Margaret Tyzack
Drusilla, Caligula's sister: Beth Morris
Lentulus: Jon Alurimore
Stonemason: Arthur Whybrow
Briseis: Anne Dyson

: Arena

In 1950 the Grand Prix of the prestigious Venice Film Festival went quite unexpectedly to a Japanese film. It was called Rashomon and the director was
Akira Kurosawa. In the years since then he has become celebrated as a unique stylist and storyteller of humanity and compassion, producing a series of film classics like Seven Samurai, Living,
Kagemuaha and his latest,
Ran. In a rare interview
Kurosawa, a reclusive and controversial figure, talks about his early films, about the masterpieces of the 50s and 60s, and about the struggles of his later years to continue his work in the face of mounting indifference and hostility within Japan.
Narrated by Leslie Megahey Film editor ADRIAN FISHER Producer DIANA LASHMORE Series editors


Unknown: Akira Kurosawa.
Unknown: Leslie Megahey
Editor: Adrian Fisher
Unknown: Nigel Finch.

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary present the stories and interviews behind the main stories of the day.
Ian Smith and Jenni Murray with a round-up of the news from home and abroad.


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

: Weatherview

: Open University

'Welcome.MrLucas':Management and the School
As the newly-appointed headmaster of Nelson Junior School in London's East End. Mr Lucas has decided he wishes to make some changes. A look at how he tries to persuade parents to his views.
Producer JAMES BURGE (R)


Unknown: Mr Lucas
Producer: James Burge

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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