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: Daytime on Two

9.52 A-Level Studies: Statistics 2: Distributions
Counting defective TV sets in a manufacturer's sample and counting marram grass tillers in sand dunes both involve statistical distributions. Consultants PETER HOLMES
10.15 Science Workshop Joins (A)
10.38 History File
Twentieth Century Woman: Changing Roles
Fifty years ago central Salford was a poverty-stricken slum of small terraced houses; today it is a vast council estate where people still live in relative poverty. How have the lives of the women there changed over half a century - and is the change one for the better? Producer ALAN EREIRA (R) (E) ll.OThinkabout Keeping Warm
Child Care and Parenthood 2: A New Arrival
To have or not have children - when - in what sort of circumstances? Many babies are carefully planned and prepared for, others come unexpectedly. Parents-to-be consider the impact a baby may have on their lives.
Producer DIANE MORGAN (R) (E)
11.40 Scene
Nobody Here Knows
12.12 pm Dicho y hecho Basic skills in Spanish
Asking permission; asking the way; tickets and travel. (R) (E)
12.30 Excuse My French For absolute beginners in French, these programmes demonstrate that communicating in another language can be fun and rewarding. (R) (E)
12.45 Science Topics Senses
We use our senses as part of a complex system for survival.
Series producer PETER BRATT (R) (E)
1.5 A vous la France
For beginners in French, a multi-media course which aims to teach enough French to handle practical situations and make social contact. (R) (E)
1.38 Outlook: Fanning Through the Ages
A result of the Enclosure
Movement, hedgerows protect crops, animals and an abundance of wildlife.
2.0 Watch
Clothes: Wet and Dry
Who wore the first 'mac'? Why does water flow off a duck's back? The programme tells the story of Charles Macintosh , the inventor of the 'mac'. James and Jaye look at some ways in which people and water birds protect themselves against the wet.
Producer JULIE CALLANAN Series producerJULIA DRUM
2.15 Music Time Keeping Together


Unknown: Peter Holmes
Unknown: Bryan Gilbey.
Unknown: Prof P. Greig-Smith
Producer: David Roseveare
Producer: Alan Ereira
Producer: Diane Morgan
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: David Parry Jones
Producer: Alwyn Humphreys
Unknown: Charles MacIntosh
Presented By: James Earl Adair
Presented By: Jaye Griffiths
Producer: Julie Callanan
Producer: Julia Drum

: International Tennis

The Benson and Hedges Championships from Wembley Arena Once again these championships produce one of the strongest fields in any indoor tournament. Included are all of this year's grand slam winners - Wimbledon Champion for the second year, BORIS BECKER , French and US Open Champion,
IVAN LENDL and Australian Champion, STEFAN EDBERG. Introduced by BARRY DAVIES Commentators


Unknown: Boris Becker
Unknown: Ivan Lendl
Unknown: Stefan Edberg.
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Unknown: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Mark Cox
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Alastair Scott

: Pamela Armstrong

Thirty minutes of entertaining conversation and music in the company of Pamela Armstrong Today her guests are Cyd Charisse - a Hollywood star on the West End stage, Kenny Everett a man mad about telephones, and three of the most powerful men in radio - the telephone talk show hosts.
BBC Pebble Mill


Presenter: Pamela Armstrong
Guest: Cyd Charisse
Guest: Kenny Everett

: International Tennis

The Benson and Hedges Championships
BARRY da vies introduces further coverage from Wembley Arena.


Unknown: Hedges Championships

: Film 86

with Barry Norman
The 30th London Film
Festival - over 150 films will be showcased at this prestigious festival. They include world premieres of Nicolas Roeg 's Castaway and Ken Russell 's Gothic.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Nicolas Roeg
Unknown: Ken Russell

: Star Trek

Requiem for Methuselah
Paintings by da Vinci never seen before; music by Brahms never heard before. On the planet Holberg 917-G, the mysterious Flint keeps an incredible secret, and Kirk's task of finding an antidote to the illness raging on board the Enterprise is disrupted by his place in a truly eternal triangle....
Directed by MURRAY GOLDEN (R)


Written By: Jerome Bixby
Directed By: Murray Golden
Captain James T Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Dr McCoy: Deforest Kelley
flint: James Daly
Reena: Louise Sorel

: What on Earth...?

When is a twig not a twig? When does every tail tell a story?
What is the biggest flower in the world?
A wildlife quiz in which Jeremy Cherfas asks questions (mostly identification and interpretation) about more than 50 animals and plants. Pit your wits and knowledge against the experts ... Michael Clegg
Lionel Kelleway Peter Moore Pat Wiltshire
Director SARA FORD
Producer JOHN DOBSON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas
Unknown: Michael Clegg
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Peter Moore
Unknown: Pat Wiltshire
Director: Sara Ford
Producer: John Dobson

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Henry Cooper v Joe Bugner March 1971 and the controversial fight which turned out to be Cooper's last. HARRY CARPENTER , most of the press and, it would seem, the majority of the Wembley Arena crowd saw one fight. The remainder of the crowd, some press, and most important of all the referee,
Mr Harry Gibbs , saw another! Series producer JEFF GODDARD


Unknown: Joe Bugner
Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Mr Harry Gibbs

: Open Space

Pictures of Home
Homelessness in the 80s has reached epidemic proportions. The problem is no longer confined to the inner cities, but exists in every area of this country. Pictures of Home talks to people in rural Cornwall, where holiday caravans have been turned into temporary housing, and where the tranquil beauty of the open countryside belies the misery and despair of their day to day existence.
Film editor COUN JONES
Executive producer TONY LARYEA Producer ROBIN GUTCH Director DIANA PATRICK


Editor: Coun Jones
Producer: Tony Laryea
Producer: Robin Gutch
Director: Diana Patrick

: Brass Tacks

No Bag of Roses
Linda is 25. She can barely talk, has no road sense, and cannot look after herself properly. Yet against her mother's wishes she has been moved from a mentally handicapped hospital into a supervised home in Oldham. She is only one of 42,000 mentally handicapped patients whom the Government says must be taken out of institutions and - for their own sakes - made to live in the normal community. David Taylor examines the reality of a policy of radical reform - a policy which has provoked widespread criticism in both hospitals and the community, and is even questioned by its beneficiaries - the mentally handicapped themselves. 'They think,' says one ex-patient, 'it's going to be a bag of roses outside, but it's not - it's tough.' Research
The arguments in this programme will be debated in next week's Brass Tacks. If you wish to react, the Talkback lines are open from 9.0 pm to 11.0 pm tonight on [number removed].


Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: Susie Taylor.
Unknown: Lesley Blaker
Unknown: Graham Smith
Editor: Gordon Howe
Editor: Colin Cameron
Producer: Brian James

: Entertainment USA

Introduced by Jonathan King J.K. is back, travelling the length and breadth of the USA to bring you a brand new series of Entertainment USA. The little Hawaiian island of Maui, 3,000 miles from Los Angeles, in the middle of the Pacific, is about as far as you can get from mainland America and still be in America. Everyone says what a tough life it must be to do this show - it is, as J.K. looks at all the lush vegetation, bendy palm trees, golden beaches, a few exotic fruits and peers into a volcano. He also chats to an old friend - one of the world's and America's biggest stars, in the middle of his world tour - England and Watford's own Elton John.
Film cameraman MIKE RADFORD Film sound SIMON WILSON
Videotape editor ROGER MARTIN
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Produced and directed by GORDON ELSBURY


Introduced By: Jonathan King
Unknown: Elton John.
Unknown: Mike Radford
Unknown: Simon Wilson
Editor: Roger Martin
Producer: Michael Hurll
Directed By: Gordon Elsbury

: Television and Number 10

The second of two films Full Circle
Harold Wilson was the first Prime Minister to master television. He saw the importance of image, and he learned from President
Kennedy. Over the years, successive prime ministers have sought to win the hearts and the minds of the electorate with the help of an ever-growing army of media consultants: these advisors leave nothing to chance.
This second film plots the course that has often turned politicians into television personalities; news into photo opportunities and oratory into television quotes. Who sets the agenda? And do the viewers know more about the political process now than they did 50 years ago?
Reporter Michael Cockerell


Unknown: Harold Wilson
Reporter: Michael Cockerell

: Newsnight

Peter Snow
Donald McCormick and Nick Worrall with the interviews that matter. And the day's news from home and abroad with Ian Smith , Nick Clarke
Gill Nevill and Chris Lowe


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald McCormick
Unknown: Nick Worrall
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Gill Nevill
Unknown: Chris Lowe

: Weatherview

: International Tennis

The Benson and Hedges Championships
The best of the action from this evening's matches.

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