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: Open University

The Autistic Child

: Open School

9.15 Casebook Scotland: 1: Decisions! Decisions!
Choosing your career path at the end of the fourth year. (E)

9.35 Pages from Ceefax

10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds.
Cosmo and Dibs make a wish.
A trip on a Blackpool tram with Davina and her mother, the driver. Song: 'I wish I was a bird up in a tree' (R) (E)

10.15 Science Workshop: Bread (A)
Cottage, chapatti, granary - all different, but all bread. (R) (E)

10.38 Science in Action: Sporting Chance
Having a go yourself is the theme of this new 'Hands-On-Science' series. This week; explore the physics of pedal power, find out how to make a bike go faster and marvel at human-powered vehicles.
Presented by Kjartan Poskitt and Terry Marsh. (E)

11.0 Words and Pictures: Wicked Wolf
There's no fooling Shirley Sharpeyes. When the wolf gets W and tries to disguise himself as a doormat, a television set and even a furry frying pan, she is quick to spot him.

11.17 Let's See: Heads, Bodies and Legs: 1: Heads

11.40 Des Le debut: Asking the Way
Basic French language skills shown in action through sketches and documentary film. (R)

12.2 pm Maths Topics: Trigonometry 1
Turning, revolutions, degrees - introducing sine, cosine, tangent as projections. (R)

12.25 Job Bank: Furniture Workshop
Young people makmg and learning about fine-quality furniture.

12.48 Encounter: Spain 1: Town and Village
Life in a Castilian village - and in the provincial capital of Vallodolid. (R)

1.10 The Interview Game: 2: Interview Training
An examination of what is happening on both sides of the table during interviews connected with getting a job, advice on health or decent housing. (R)

1.38 Around Scotland: Aberdeen: 1: I live in Aberdeen
Children and their families from different parts of Aberdeen give their view of life in the city.
Presented by Frieda Morrison.

2.0 Thinkabout: Face to Face
It's Sally's first day at work at the flats. What will Frank, the caretaker, be like? The children help her to build up his picture. (R)

2.15 Zig Zag: Writing and Printing


Producer (Casebook Scotland): Robert Clark
Film director (You and Me): Sue Aron
Studio director (You and Me): Nicci Crowther
Presenter (Science in Action): Kjartan Poskitt
Presenter (Science in Action): Terry Marsh
Assistant producer (Science in Action): Clare Elstow
Series producer (Science in Action): Robin Mudge
Presenter (Around Scotland): Frieda Morrison
Producer (Around Scotland): Peter Legge
Series editor (Around Scotland): Marianne Baird
Producer (Thinkabout): Pat Farrington
Series producer (Thinkabout): Derek Longhurst
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish

: News Summary

with subtitles followed by Weather

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British
Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl
TONY GUBBA introduces the best of last night's late action and yesterday's results.


Introduces: Tony Gubba

: Masada

The final part of an epic four-part series starring
General Silva has reasserted his authority over the Tenth Legion. He still yearns for an honourable settlement, but time has run out - Eleazar Ben Yair has learned all too well that the word of an honourable antagonist is worthless before the pitiless might of Rome. The bitter struggle for freedom must be played out in all its tragic finality.
Written by JOEL OLIANSKY Directed by BORIS SAGAL


Unknown: Eleazar Ben Yair
Written By: Joel Oliansky
Directed By: Boris Sagal
General Flavius Silva: Peter O'Toole
Eleazar Ben Yair: Peter Strauss
Sheva: Barbara Carrera
Falco: David Warner
Attius: Clive Francis
Aaron: Alan Feinstein
Miriam: Giuilia Pagano
Ephraim: Richard Pierson
Gideon: Paul L Smith
Shimon: David Opatoshu
Jerahmeel: Joseph Wiseman
Fronto: Ken Hutchison
Butcher: Reuben Bar Yotam
Plinius: Warren Clarke
Lentius: Ray Smith
Chief priest: Vernon Dobtcheff
Reuben: David A Block
Ezra: Michael Shillo

: Travellers in Time

The return of the award-winning series The Trail-Blazers
Six films of early exploration, introduced from the Royal
Geographical Society by the pioneer polar explorer, Duncan Carse
By Rail to Siberia (1930)
A 1,000-mile long ribbon of steel stretching across
Turkistan to Siberia - this was the task the Russian railway builders set themselves: the construction of an iron-way across some of the earth's harshest and most desolate landscapes.
The builders would have to blast mountains, ford rivers, cross freezing tundra and burning deserts. On one section alone 8,000 men would be needed to excavate two million cubic metres of ground. In others, hostile Kazakh nomads who had never seen a railway in their lives attacked the survey teams.
But after four years and 212 million roubles the 'Turksib', the 'Road of Life' as it was called, was completed: an outstanding engineering achievement, and a unique pictorial record of railway trail-blazing.
Narrator Michael Kilgarriff Film editor DAVID LEE


Narrator: Michael Kilgarriff
Editor: David Lee
Producer: Richard Robinson

: She Married a Yank

The Story of the GI Brides
Narrated by Susannah York Tomorrow, hundreds of GI brides return to
Southampton for their biggest reunion since the war. Tonight's film tells the story of the 70,000 British girls who crossed the Atlantic on a romantic journey into the unknown. Dot, Denise,
Marjorie, Peggy and Blanche met their GIs in Norfolk. The Yanks had glamour and money - they were
'oversexed, overpaid and over here'. The girls were in their teens and looking for excitement. What started as a casual pick-up deepened into love. None of the girls realised that marrying a GI would change her life ... A marvellous, many-sided documentary (DAILY EXPRESS) . Heart-touching (DAILY MIRROR) Research CATRINE CLAY Producer JONATHAN GILI


Unknown: Susannah York
Producer: Jonathan Gili

: M*A*S*H

with The Trial of Henry Blake
Henry Blake has never been the most dedicated of military men. His condoning of the 4077th's extra-curricular activities provides the self-righteous Frank and Hotlips with ammunition to report to military headquarters. Will
Hawkeye and Trapper be able to make a good enough case for leniency?
Written by MCLEAN STEVENSON Directed by DON WEIS (R)


Unknown: Henry Blake
Unknown: Henry Blake
Written By: McLean Stevenson
Directed By: Don Weis
Hawkeye: Alan Aida
Trapper John: Wayne Rogers
Col Blake: McLean Stevenson
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
Major Frank Burns: Larry Linville
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher
Klinger: Jamie Farr
General Mitchell: Robert F Simon

: Screenplay: Shift Work

by Lesley Bruce
with Maureen Lipman as Julie
It's Julie's last night as a mini-cab driver and it's a night full of adventures she'll never forget.
FEATURE: page 9


Writer: Lesley Bruce
Original Music: Mike Westbrook
Designer: Austin Ruddy
Film Editor: Ian Farr
Photography: Remi Adefarasin
Producer: Brenda Reid
Director: Angela Pope
Julie: Maureen Lipman
George: Stephen Dillon
Leon: Jeffrey Chiswick
Bin Yusuf: Tony Alleff
Hilary: Amy Rosenthal
Sammy: Adam Rosenthal
David: Max Murray-Barrows
Brendan: Christopher Chescoe
Jordan: Treva Etienne
Rosita: Yolanda Vazquez
Hospital doorman: Eddie Caswell
Doctor: Prue Clarke
Ambulance driver: Angus Kennedy
Police sergeant: David Bauckham
Young police officer: Richard Platt
Man without insurance: Ian Collier
Man with Jack Russell: Lockwood West
Undertaker: Robert Austin
Lorry driver: Jim Dunk

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British
Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl
On the cards is a sizzling second-round match between No 6 seed CLIFF LAZARENKO, and rising star TERRY COLLINS , providing they both overcome the first-round hurdle. The final match of the second round should feature the No 3 seed DA VEWHITCOMBE. Introduced by TONY GUBBA Commentators


Unknown: Terry Collins
Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Tony Green
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Peter Hayward
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Newsnight

Introduced from Eastbourne by Peter Snow. Coverage of today's debates at the Liberal Party Conference, with comments from the principal participants. From London Donald MacCormick and Chris Lowe


Unknown: Peter Snow.
Unknown: Chris Lowe

: Weatherview

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British
Professional Championship The first quarter-final takes the stage this evening and seeded to play are ERIC BRISTOW , holder and No 1 seed, and DAVE LEE , who has moved up five places in the world rankings since playing in this tournament last year. TONY GUBBA introduces highlights of this match which now steps up to the best of nine sets, three legs per set.


Unknown: Eric Bristow
Unknown: Dave Lee

: Open University

12.10 The Early Music Hall
The musical and social origins of the Victorian music hall. illustrated by some of the songs, sung by DAVID KERNON and PETER SPRAGGON.
12.35 Montgeoffroy: Life in a Château The style of aristocratic living on the eve of the French Revolution as revealed by the architecture, interior decoration and furniture of the Chateau of Montgeoffroy.
Producer PAUL KAFNO (R) (E)


Sung By: David Kernon
Sung By: Peter Spraggon.
Producer: Edward Hayward
Producer: Paul Kafno

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