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: Daytime on Two

9.30 Higher Education: Universities: Getting that Degree (E)

9.52 Look and Read: Badger Girl. 5: Lost on the Moor (E)

10.15 Around Scotland Close-up: 2: Seashore (E)

10.38 MI 10: Mathematical Investigations
Fly on the Wall followed by Projections (E)

11.00 Wondermaths: Programme 5 (E)

11.17 Geography Casebook: The Changing Coastline
Bernard Clark investigates efforts to defend the coastline of Dorset and Hampshire. (R) (E)

11.40 Look, Look and Look Again: Working Drawings (E)

12.0 English File: John Hersey's 'Hiroshima'
New Yorker writer John Hersey visited Hiroshima shortly after the hydrogen bomb had devastated the city. (R) (E)

12.32 pm Scene: Mad About Motors
What's the fascination of motorcars? Young ex-car thieves and Colin James, a . custom-car builder, plus the Ford Mustang owners of High Wycombe attempt to explain. (E)

1.5 Switch on to English
Key aspects of spoken and written English are taught using extracts from TV. (R) (E)

1.33 General Studies: Art and Upheaval: Songs of Protest (E)

2.0 You and Me
It's not easy to replace a lost peg doll from a fire engine.
Cosmo and Jeni Barnett try to help Dibs. A group of Bristol boys perform a traditional Punjabi dance.
Book: Winklet gets Lost by Eileen Ryder. (R) (E)


Presenter (Geography Casebook): Bernard Clark
Producer (Geography Casebook): Len Brown
Interviewee (Scene): Colin James
Series producer (Scene): Roger Tonge
Producer (Scene): Andy Walker
Presenter (You and Me): Jeni Barnett
Writer (Winklet gets Lost): Eileen Ryder
Illustrator (Winklet gets Lost): Stephanie Lang
Film director (You and Me): Sue Aron
Producer (You and Me): Richard Callanan
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Middlesborough - Hard Times 1986

A Panorama report
The County of Cleveland has over 23 per cent unemployed. The worst in England. On some estates nine out of ten are without work. Hard
Times 1986 is the story of how people try and survive when there's no hope of a job turning up.
Reporter Gavin Hewitt Producer CHRIS OXLEY


Reporter: Gavin Hewitt
Producer: Chris Oxley
Editor: David Dickinson

: Wild World

Discovering Galapagos
In this film, first shown in 1968, Heinz Sielmann , one of the world's leading wildlife film-makers made his first visit to the Galapagos Islands. His expedition landed among thousands of marine iguanas on an 'an island of dragons' and witnessed the amazing tool-using behaviour of the woodpecker finch. Producer RICHARD BROCK BBC Bristol


Unknown: Heinz Sielmann
Producer: Richard Brock

: Favourite Things

Judi Dench in conversation with Roy Plomley
For the last television interview the late
Roy Plomley was to conduct, he visited one of his favourite actresses, Judi Dench. (R)


Unknown: Judi Dench
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Judi Dench.

: Look Stranger

Theodore Major
'The only way I have learnt to paint is by looking at children's paintings. They have a beauty and simplicity until they start to learn.'
Theodore Major, aged 75, has painted people, factories and chimneys with a power that has amazed the art world. Reluctant to sell, or even price, his work he still lives in two semis in Wigan, surrounded by more than 3,000 paintings.


Editor: Keith Dewhurst
Producer: Tony Broughton

: Flamenco at 5.15

Winner of the 1984 Oscar for best documentary short, this is an impressionistic record of one of the classes given by the Robledos, who come once a year from Europe to teach flamenco dancing to the National Ballet School of Canada.
Directed by CYNTHIA SCOTT Produced by the National Film Board of Canada (R)


Directed By: Cynthia Scott

: Lassie Season: Lassie the Voyager

starring Lassie with I Robert Bray
Macdonald Carey
L Lassie - now working M for the US Forestry
Service - finds herself caught in a cyclone and later arrested and tried in court on a charge of stealing turkeys!
* FILMS: page 25


Unknown: Robert Bray
Unknown: MacDonald Carey
Produced By: Robert Gloden
Directed By: Dick Moder
Directed By: Jack B. Hiveley
Corey Stuart: Robert Bray
Jedediah Wakefield: MacDonald Carey
Don Auburn: John Archer
Pete Galt: Burt Douglas
Long-shoreman: Med Flory
Seth Plummer: Richard Hale
Judge Barton: Don Beddoe

: Fay Weldon

The Dilemma of a She-Novelist
The author of The Life and Loves of a She-Devil began her writing life creating stereotypes of dutiful wives in an advertising agency. She has gone on to write countless television plays, short stories and novels, many of which, like Praxis, Puffball and The Shrapnel Academy contain savage statements of women's thinking about themselves, their men and male-dominated society.
This Bookmark special explores the comic, fantastic and pessimistic vision of this highly original writer. Fay Weldon 's concerns have broadened now to include women's role within the state, but constantly she addresses the central dilemma for women - how to reconcile the biological urges of child-birth with the need for freedom and personal fulfilment outside the home. Producer JILL EVANS
Executive producer NIGEL WILLIAMS


Unknown: Fay Weldon
Producer: Jill Evans
Producer: Nigel Williams

: Micro Live

The weekly look at information technology - with Lesley Judd and Fred Harris.
Choosing a word processor? Advice on how to get what you really need.
Are computers going to the dogs? Harringay stadium is one of the few tracks which haven't replaced their electromechanical tote system with a computer.
And tomorrow's computers, will they run on laser light rather than electricity? Studio director DAVE THOMAS Producer PETER BRATT
Series editor DAVID ALLEN
Programme notes available from: [address removed]Please enclose sae and a cheque or postal order for 50p.
0 INFO: page 91


Unknown: Lesley Judd
Unknown: Fred Harris.
Director: Dave Thomas
Producer: Peter Bratt
Editor: David Allen

: M25: A Ring Around the Smoke

Reporter Charles Colvile
1900 they talked about it; 1944 they wrote about it in the Abercrombie Report; two days ago they completed it. The M25 will bring changes, not just to traffic flow, but to the way people live. It cost El,000 million but the real price has yet to be paid - and not just in money.
BBC South and East: Elstree (Regional programme - see variations at foot of column)


Reporter: Charles Colvile
Unknown: Michele Hatwell

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale with Geoff Hamilton and Clay Jones
How do you build a support for soft fruit? What is the best way of storing fruit and vegetables? What sort of hedge do you require and how do you ensure it grows quickly? Geoff and Clay give advice. And AnneSwithinbank shows how to get the best from a greenhouse in winter. Executive producer JOHN KENYON Production assistant CHRISTINE HARDMAN
Producer PHILIP FRANKLIN BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Christine Hardman
Producer: Philip Franklin

: Screen Two: The Insurance Man

The story is told in flashback from the Prague of 1945 with the city on the brink of liberation by the Russians. A man hangs from a lamp-post. He has been fleeing from his pursuers and knocked at the door of a house.
I have rarely seen a television film yield such a sense of depth on the screen as this does.... (THE GUARDIAN) ... a wonderfully made film ...
If British television in 1986 comes up with another drama as outstanding as this it will have been an abnormally rich year.... (FINANCIAL TIMES) Music composed by ILONA SEKACZ Conducted by HARRY RABINOWITZ Producer INNES LLOYD


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Composed By: Ilona Sekacz
Conducted By: Harry Rabinowitz
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Director: Richard Eyre
Franz: Trevor Peacock
Doctor: Alan MacNaujhtan
Franz (young): Robert Hines
Landlady: Diana Rayworth
Old man in dyeworks: Teddy Turner
Workmen: Phil Hearne
Workmen: Bernard Wrigley
Factory doctor: Ronan Wilmot
Nurse: Jill Frudd
Beatrice: Katy Behean
Undermanager c: J Allen
Foreman: Fred Gaunt
Christina: Tessa Wojtczak
Her father: Johnny Allen
Her mother: Margo Stanley
Her grandmother: Judith Nelmes
Her sister: Fran O'Shea
Doorman: Bill Moody
Lily: Vivian Pickles
Enquiries clerk: Guy Nicholls
Enquiries official: Alan Starkey
Seamstress: Charlotte Coleman
Collecting girl: Oona Kirsch
Pohlmann: Tony Haygarth
Gutlin: Jim Broadbent
Jam workman: David Miller
Culick: Hugh Fraser
Head-bandaged workman: Ted Carroll
Head of dept: Nicholas Selby
Head clerk: Richard Kane
Kafka: Daniel Day-Lewis
Miss Weber: Rosemary Martin
Butcher boy: Lee Daley
Limping client: John de Frates
Tall woman: Richenda Carey
One-legged man: Sam Kelly
Man without ear: Kenny Ireland
Attendant in waiting room: Ted Beyer
Bald man: Iggy Navarro
Woman in waiting room: Rosemary Chamney
Man in waiting room: Peter Christian
Angry doctor: Geoffrey Palmer
Thin doctor: Ralph Nossek
Fat doctor: Roger Hammond
Woman at tribunal: Joanne Ellis
Franz's father: Derry Power
Lecturer in medical school: Benjamin Whitrow
Man with stomach hole: Billy Moores
Young woman in medical school: Deborah Langley
Kafka's brother-in-law: Toby Salaman

: Film Buff of the Year

The Final
Robin Ray puts the questions to the four contestants who have reached the final programme via postal and telephone quizzes, elimination bouts, and the heats and semi-finals of the series. In this last chance to win the title, the subjects for the individual round tonight are: Brian Davies answering questions on the films of Raymond Chandler John Smithard on Joseph L. Mankiewicz Walter Skinner on Sam Spiegel Richard Rule on Walter Matthau Devised by ROBIN RAY
Film editor and researcher MALCOLM ILUNGWORTH


Unknown: Robin Ray
Unknown: Brian Davies
Unknown: Raymond Chandler
Unknown: John Smithard
Unknown: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Unknown: Walter Skinner
Unknown: Sam Spiegel
Unknown: Richard Rule
Unknown: Walter Matthau
Unknown: Robin Ray
Unknown: Malcolm Ilungworth
Director: Jonathan Bullen
Producer: John Buttery

: Newsnight

Including 1956/86: Peter Snow recalls the events of 30 years ago as the Suez Crisis grew and the Soviet Union prepared their response to the October uprising in Hungary. David Sells reports from
Egypt and Julian O'Halloran from Hungary.


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran

: Weatherview

: International Tennis

The Nabisco Wightman Cup GB v USA from the Royal Albert Hall , London
Introduced by BARRY DAVIES VIRGINIA WADE acts as captain to the British team.
Tonight's matches consist of one singles and a doubles.
Commentators DAN MASKELL


Unknown: Albert Hall
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

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