6.55 The Happiest Days of Your Life?
7.20 Weekend Outlook
Package Deal: Solutions
Wrapping a single egg with two sheets of paper, or one of card, can involve a number of construction techniques.
Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD (R)
9.50 Pages from Ceefax
10.15 Subtitle Slot
Sex Education: Growing
10.38 Home Economics Vitamin C
Many people run short of vitamin C in the late winter.
LESLEY JUDD explains why it is important, which foods are good sources and how to preserve it in cooking. (R)
11.0 Computer Club
The Computer and the Mariner
Japan: The Crowded Islands Countryside
How the rro family makes a living from a farm 30 times smaller than an average farm in Britain. (R)
11.44 Economics: A Question of Choice
2: To Buy or Not to Buy?
12.5 pm Pages from Ceefax
12.30 Caring for Older People Voluntary Workers in the Community
Increasing numbers of very elderly people living at home have needs that the statutory services cannot always meet.
How much additional help can be provided by neighbourhood volunteers?
Producer CLARE FALKNER
A BBC/Open University production
DAVID ICKE introduces further coverage.
1.38 Microelectronics in Action Counting and Remembering
Producer CAROLINE VAN DEN BRUL Scene series producer ROGER TONGE
English File: Enjoying Books 2: Outsiders
It really hurts to be an outsider. That's why novelists write about them so often - and why the resulting books can grip even reluctant readers. This programme features three books about young people who feel they have to struggle with life: some in a humorous way, some in fear, some adventurously.
Producer ROSANNA HIBBERT (R)
Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship Second Semi-final (frames 9-15)
DAVID ICKE introduces live coverage as play resumes in the second semi-final at the Crucible Theatre.
continues a season of animal films for the family, today starring James Whitmore, Beverly Garland
The heart-warming story of a boy growing up in Oklahoma in the 1930s. Twelve-year-old Billy Coleman secretly saves $50 for the pair of hounds he longs for. The boy and the dogs, Dan and Ann, soon become inseparable and their fame as a racoon hunting team spreads throughout the valley. But neighbouring children, the Pritchards, are jealous...
Films: page 19
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DAVID VINE introduces highlights from both semi-finals that were continued at the Crucible
Third of eight programmes The Industrious Home The weavers' houses of Saddleworth, on the Pennines, are an example of the home as workplace.
Presenter Nicholas Taylor Producer FIONA MACKENZIE
Series producer SUZANNE DAVIES
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A South East Reports Election Special Presented by Jeremy Paxman
Next week Londoners go to the polls in elections which will draw the political map of the capital for the next four years. With the abolition of the GLC it is now the borough councils that have the final say over your rates and the services you pay for. In this month's elections all of the seats in all of London's 32 boroughs are at stake.
Tonight, in the studio, the voters have a chance to question the politicians directly on their policies for the future of London. Director KATHY GEE
FIONA CHESTERTON South East editor PHILIP HARDING
Presented by Geoff Hamilton
John Kelly and Margaret Waddy
A herbaceous perennial that produces up to 20 exotic blooms a year, yet is hardy and has no known diseases, has got to be good news.
Peter Smith lets the secret out and shows a new range of alstroemeria hybrids, which is being made available this year. In the Bolt-on Garden, Geoff Hamilton carries on with the planting hoping to catch up on the late season Executive producer JOHN KENYON
Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON Producer PHILIP FRANKLIN BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261
First Semi-final (frames 15-22)
DENNIS TAYLOR (1) and TONY KNOWLES (4) were the seeds most likely to qualify before a ball was potted a fortnight ago....
DAVID VINE introduces the frames from this best-of-31-frame match at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Commentators
KEITH PHILLIPS. MIKE ADLEY
ALAN GRIFFITHS. PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH MACKENZIE
Executive producer NICK HUNTER
Ludovic Kennedy makes his choice of the week's television and, with his studio guests, discusses: Heimat (BBC2)
Once a Thief...? and Zastrozzi (C4)
Studio director NICHOLAS BARKER Producer CHARLES MILLER
John Tusa , Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.
Ian Smith and Jenni Murray with a round-up of the news from home and abroad.
DAVID VINE introduces further coverage.
ZZ Top: Honorary good ol' boy Andy Kershaw goes to Texas in search of the bearded boogie men in their natural habitat.
Mark Ellen investigates the multi-million pound black market in pirate cassettes and visits a notorious tape-copying den. Studio sessions: from
Pet Shop Boys (their live TV debut) and the exuberant all-girl band We've Got A
Fuzzbox And We're Gonna
And Cactus World News from the Town and Country Club. Producers
TREVOR DANN. JOHN BURROWES Director TOM CORCORAN
Editor MICHAEL APPLETON