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: Open University

6.55 Education: Can You Hear Me?
7.20 Weekend Outlook

: Daytime on Two

9.35 Dicho y hecho
Basic skills in Spanish
Having to do things; likes and dislikes; comparing and preferring (R)
9.52 Look and Read The Boy from Space by RICHARD CARPENTER In the Spaceship
10.15 Mathscore One Fill it Up
ELAINE DONNELLY and ROGER SLOMAN show how to relate measures of volume and capacity. (R)
10.38 History 11-13: The Tudors Mary Queen of Scots
Why did Mary Queen of Scots, seek refuge in England? Why did Elizabeth put her in prison? What kind of threat did she pose to Elizabeth between 1558 and her death? This programme outlines the background to these questions, and asks a further one: what would you have done about Mary if you had been Elizabeth?
11.0 Around Scotland
Nature Study. Birdwatching
11.22 Update USA Deep South Town
Greenville, Mississippi, is a small town in the poorest region of the poorest state in the USA. The economic boom in the South has reached Greenville but has left numerous question marks about its effect on the roots of the area's poverty. (R)
11.44 Going to Work: Life and Social Skills
Working it Out by BILL LYONS Fresh Starts
Mrs Woodthorpe visits Kay and Steve in London. Steve gets the job abroad, but how will it affect his marriage? (R)
12.5 pm
Making the Most of the Micro
Ten programmes showing what micros can do and how to use them. Presented by IAN MCNAUGHT -DAVIS
10: At the End of the Line (R)
12.30 Caring for Older People Sharing a House
Sharing a house with an elderly relative has its problems, but there are benefits: security for the older person, and help with childcare for the younger family.
A BBC/Open University production
12.55 Pages from Ceefax
1.10 Science Topics Macromolecules
1.33 General Studies Media Matters
The Film of the Book
2.0 Scene
Who Will My Parents Be? A film about adoption and fostering. Brother and sister, Tina and James, are going through the adoption process to begin a new life with a new family. Morele and Danny, mixed-race teenagers, were adopted as babies. Angie is waiting for a foster family. The Fish family have adopted Ruth, who was born severely handicapped.
Series producer ROGER TONGE
2.30-2.50 English File
Media Studies. Talking Pictures How television cameras are used to shoot drama. A workshop with a group of students from Weston-super-Mare in which camera angles and shot-sizes are related to a short sketch played as a comedy and then as a thriller. Series producer GEOFF WILSON (R)


Unknown: Richard Carpenter
Unknown: Elaine Donnelly
Unknown: Roger Sloman
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Unknown: Bill Lyons
Unknown: Mrs Woodthorpe
Presented By: Ian McNaught
Producer: Clare Falkner
Unknown: Adrienne Wallman
Producer: Roger Tonge
Producer: Geoff Wilson

: International Snooker

The World Cup 86 Canada v
Rest of the World
DAVID ICKE introduces further live coverage of this first-round match from
Bournemouth International Centre.


Introduces: David Icke

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Barnaby and Me

continues the season of animal films. Today starring Sid Caesar Juliet Mills
When con-man
Leo Fisk discovers a map which he thinks will lead to hidden treasure, he persuades Jennifer, her daughter,
Linda, and their koala bear to come with him on safari. This lighthearted comedy stars the delightful Barnaby -
Australia's only talking bear! and DAWS BUTLER as the voice of Barnaby
Screenplay by JAMES HENERSEN
0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: Sid Caesar
Unknown: Leo Fisk
Unknown: Daws Butler
Unknown: James Henersen
Produced By: Matthew N. Herman
Directed By: Norman Panama
Leo Fisk: Sid Caesar
Jennifer: Juliet Mills
Linda: Sally Boyden
Ko: Rangi Nicols
Huggins: Hugh Keays-Bryne
Chairman: James Condon

: Micro Live

In the last programme of the series, Fred Harris talks to
John Coll about the meaning of 'benchmarks', and contrasts the performance of the Commodore Amiga with the Atari 520ST. American reporter Freff explains why the computers of the future will have to be capable of doing many things at once.
Ian McNaught-Davis looks at the British 'Transputer'.
And Lesley Judd tries to fool a system that remembers and recognises faces ... Producer PATRICK TITLEY Series editor DAVID ALLEN


Talks: Fred Harris
Unknown: John Coll
Unknown: Ian McNaught-Davis
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Producer: Patrick Titley
Editor: David Allen

: Ebony

Presenter Juliet Alexander This week a profile of the American basketball star Alton Byrd. Now living in Scotland, Alton combines professional basketball with his own thriving business interests, including a major new scheme to bring more top events to Scotland. Studio director ANNIE MORRIS
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX BBC Pebble Mill


Presenter: Juliet Alexander
Unknown: Alton Byrd.
Director: Annie Morris
Producer: John Wilcox

: Moment of Truth

The third of six stories of courage, expertise or endurance.
High in the Italian mountains 1,000 movie extras are arriving for what Hollywood hopes will be the most spectacular biblical battle ever filmed.
Action director
David Tomblin has two days to take on rain, snow, and the wrath of the gods, to help King
David bring in millions of dollars at the box office.
Written and presented by Tony Wilkinson
Producer CYRIL GATES BBC Manchester


Unknown: David Tomblin
Presented By: Tony Wilkinson
Producer: Cyril Gates

: Gardeners' World

from Bosahan, Manaccan, Cornwall
In a secluded, sheltered valley making its way down to the Helford river, is one of those special romantic gardens which only Cornwa\l can produce.
Bosahan is the home and garden of Rosemary and Harry Graham - Vivian, and under their loving care it has become a botanical paradise for plants from all over the world.
Roy Lancaster and Graham Rose visited the garden last May when the spring colour was at its best. Executive producer JOHN KENYON Production assistant JANE DON Producer DENIS w GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Unknown: Harry Graham
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Graham Rose
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Jane Don
Producer: Denis W Gartside

: International Snooker

The World Cup 86
England v Australia
In the last of the first-round matches, England, seeded second and winners in 1981 and 1983, take on Australia. England STEVE DAVIS (Captain)
JOHN CAMPBELL. WARREN KING DAVID ICKE introduces coverage from Bournemouth International Centre.


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: John Campbell.
Unknown: Warren King
Introduces: David Icke
Unknown: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Jim Meadowcroft
Unknown: John Virgo

: One Man and His Dog

The BBC Television International
Sheepdog Championship
Introduced by Phil Drabble with Eric Halsall First semi-final
A Welshman who farms 1,000 acres of tough mountain land and an Irishman from the Donegal border meet for a place in the Singles Final. For Wales
IDRIS MORGAN with Wag For Ireland
The Brace Championship begins today, when each competitor runs two dogs, with eight sheep to control. For Scotland
MICHAEL PEUGNIEZ with Dot and Gael For England
MAURICE COLLIN with Derk and Shep Technical co-ordinator


Introduced By: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Eric Halsall
Unknown: Michael Peugniez
Unknown: Steve Whitaker
Director: David Pickthall
Producer: Ian Smith

: Did You See...?

Ludovic Kennedy makes his choice of the week's television and discusses:
Hideaway (BBC1), Thinking Aloud (BBC2), That's Life
(BBC1) and Voices (Channel 4) with his studio guests: film director, Michael Winner ; consumer journalist,
Pattie Caldwell and art critic, Peter Fuller.


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Director: Michael Winner
Unknown: Pattie Caldwell
Unknown: Peter Fuller.
Director: Nicholas Barker
Producer: Charles Miller

: Newsnight

11.40 Weatherview

: International Snooker

The World Cup 86
England v Australia from Bournemouth International Centre
Introduced by DAVID ICKE


Introduced By: David Icke

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