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: Daytime on Two

9.52 A-Level Studies: Statistics 3: Simulation
Exactly what factors cause a queue to develop? How can we usefully mimic random events on a computer?
10.15 Science Workshop Joins (B)
10.38 History File
The Social Effects of War
The Labour Government of 1945 promised to use the lessons of wartime organisation to fight poverty, bad housing and bad health.
Producer ALAN EREIRA (R) (E)
11.0 Thinkabout. Clothes Line (E)
11.18 Child Care and Parenthood
The First Vital Months
A look at the families featured in the previous programme - the babies have now arrived. How is everyone coping?
Producer DIANE MORGAN (R) (E)
11.40 Scene. Nuclear Power - Do We Have a Choice?
In the wake of the Chernobyl disaster, how safe is nuclear power and what choices are there for the future? Are people's fears justified? Scene talks to teenagers whose parents work at Sellafield and goes inside the nuclear plant at Dounreay.
Plus a look at options for wind and tidal power.
Series editor ROGER TONGE (E)
12.12 pm Dicho y hecho Basic skills in Spanish
Asking for things; dealing with money; needing things (R) (E)
12.30 Excuse My French For absolute beginners in French. (R) (E)
12.45 Science Topics
Newton and the Space Shuttle The Solar Maximum Repair Mission was a spectacular project and an unusual demonstration of Newton's Laws of Motion.
Series producer PETER BRATT (R) (E)
1.5 A vous la France
A multi-media course for beginners in French (R) (E)
1.38 Homeground: Made in Wales
4: Boats, Bikes and Bobbins Presented by VERA DING
Producer DEREK TRIMBY (R) (E)
2.0 Watch
Clothes: What We Wear
How do clothes today differ from the clothes of yesterday?
Louise visits Mora Road Infants School. Cricklewood to see the clothes children wear today, and takes a time-trip with them to see what children at their school wore in the past. And a visit to Madame Tussauds. Story: The Emperor's New Clothes
2.15 Music Time. Tempo


Unknown: Peter Holmes
Unknown: Jeff Griffiths
Producer: David Roseveare
Producer: Alan Ereira
Producer: Diane Morgan
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: Vera Ding
Producer: Derek Trimby
Presented By: James Earl Adair
Producer: Julie Callanan

: Airport 86 - Live

from London Heathrow
A return to the world's busiest international airport to look at the development of Heathrow and how the skills of the air traffic controllers, pilots and ground crews combine to handle safely the 30 million passengers and 300,000 aircraft movements ea :h year. Presented by Mike Smith , Sarah Greene ard Peter Macann


Presented By: Mike Smith
Presented By: Sarah Greene
Unknown: Peter MacAnn

: Hayek - His Life and Thought

Friedrich von Hayek is now in his 80s. The Nobel prize-winning economist talks about his anti-inflationary series with John O'Sullivan. Produced by EBEN WILSON
Presented for BBCtv by MUKTI JAIN


Unknown: Friedrich Von
Unknown: John O'Sullivan.
Produced By: Eben Wilson

: Pamela Armstrong

Sit down, relax and enjoy a cup of tea in the company of Pamela and her guests.
There's laughter, tears and sparkling wit - and that's only from the camera crew. BBC Pebble Mill

: Look Stranger

Chinese Riddle, Cotswold Key In the Cotswolds, Arthur Cooper - formerly of the Foreign Office - has made a revolutionary discovery about the Chinese script. Helping him to solve the riddles of the past are local farmers, the publican and the silversmith in the tiny village of Cranham where he lives. Film editor TONY LLOYD-JONES Producer MARGARET BENTON


Unknown: Arthur Cooper
Producer: Margaret Benton

: Beethoven Sonata for Cello and Piano

Cellist Alexander Baillie and pianist Ian Brown play
Beethoven Sonata in A for
Cello and Piano, Op 69, in the dramatic surroundings of Culzean Castle on the Ayrshire coast.
Producer HILARY BOULDING BBC Scotland (R)


Unknown: Alexander Baillie
Pianist: Ian Brown
Unknown: Beethoven Sonata
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: Film 86

: Star Trek

The Way to Eden
Lost in space and believing that their cosmic karma lies on the mythical planet of Eden, a band of space hippies takes refuge on board the Enterprise. The normally
'square' Spock finds rapport with their leader, but Kirk can barely contemplate peace, love or understanding....


Written By: Michael Richards
Written By: Arthur Heinemann
Captain James T Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
McCoy: Deforest Kelley
Scott: James Doohan
Sulu: George Takei
Chekov: Walter Koenig
Uhura: Nichelle Nichols

: What on Earth...?

A wildlife quiz in which
Jeremy Cherfas puts posers and mysteries about more than 50 animals and plants. Pit your wits and knowledge against the experts ... Michael Clegg
Lionel Kelleway Jenny Owen
Clive Catchpole Director SARA FORD
Producer JOHN DOBSON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas
Unknown: Michael Clegg
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Jenny Owen
Unknown: Clive Catchpole
Director: Sara Ford
Producer: John Dobson

: Top Gear Rally Special

For the past four days, the forests of Britain have resounded as the entrants for this year's Lombard RAC Rally covered an exacting 1,500 miles.
Has Lancia managed to stave off the challenge from
Peugeot and the Metro 6R4 to repeat last year's triumph?
In a special Top Gear report, William Woollard brings you the highlights of this prestigious event with commentary from BARRIE GILL. Directors
Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Barrie Gill.
Unknown: John G. Smith
Unknown: Brian Strachan
Producer: Tony Rayner
Producer: Tom Ross

: Open Space

On the Air
London turns into Radio City for this imaginary day in the life of community radio.
After hopes for licences to broadcast were dashed by the government decision to cancel its community radio experiment, the Afro-Caribbean Radio Project and London Asian Radio decided to make this film to show what might have been, had they been on the air. Cameraman IAN PUNTER
Executive producer TONY LARYEA Producer SUE DAVIDSON
Community Programme Unit

: Brass Tacks

Social Handicaps
'Any fool can close a long-stay hospital: it takes more time to do it properly and compassionately.' So said an all-party group of MPs last year. Yet the fear is that hospitals for the mentally handicapped are rushed into closure and the residents placed in communities that do not care. Sixty thousand parents and relatives of the mentally handicapped have petitioned Parliament to stop the hospital closure programme.
Last week, Brass Tacks showed the problems confronting former hospital patients released into the outside world on the back of the progressive 'community care' philosophy of the 60s. Tonight, Sir Brian Rix , Secretary-General of the National Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults, and an advocate of community care, defends the policy against its critics.
Peter Taylor is in the chair. Studio director PAUL CAMPBELL Producer STEVE ANDERSON Editor COLIN CAMERON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Sir Brian Rix
Unknown: Peter Taylor
Director: Paul Campbell
Producer: Steve Anderson
Editor: Colin Cameron

: Entertainment USA

from Tucson
Introduced by Jonathan King Last week - the tropics of Hawaii with palm trees and rain. This week - the desert of Arizona with huge cacti, spiders and sunsets.
J.K. talks to an astronomer working in one of the world's biggest telescopes, looks at how a top US TV commercial was filmed, and meets on the set one of the most famous movie cowboys of all time - Lee Marvin.
Everyone knows London Bridge is now in Arizona; everyone knows they bought the wrong one - but who is having the last laugh?
Film cameraman MIKE RADFORD Film sound SIMON wilson Film editor DAVE GOOD
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Produced and directed by GORDON ELSBURY


Introduced By: Jonathan King
Unknown: Lee Marvin.
Unknown: Mike Radford
Producer: Michael Hurll
Directed By: Gordon Elsbury

: 40 Minutes

The Englishwoman's Wardrobe with Angela Huth
Why is it that as a nation, we have such a rotten reputation as dressers? What are we trying to say about ourselves through our appearance? 'Oh not black again, dear,' says Denis - but Margaret Thatcher knows a secret or two about old faithfuls and reliable standbys. Tonight the Prime Minister reveals, for the first time, the inside story of her wardrobe.
Selina Scott always wanting 'to look a bit different from everyone else'; the probation officer who last wore a dress when she danced with the Prince of Wales; the bubbly society hostess who seems to wear only party dresses; the housewife with an eye for the 20p bargain with a designer label - these are just some of the extraordinary and ordinary women who unlock their wardrobes and tell all, proving that the only thing in vogue is individuality.
Photography philip BONHAM CARTER Film editor ALAN LYGO
•FEATURE: page 13


Unknown: Angela Huth
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Bonham Carter
Producer: Ruth Jackson
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: Sergeant Bilko: It's for the Birds

[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko
The return of the classic comedy series featuring Uncle Sam's greatest schemer.

Desperate to find an army candidate for The $64 Thousand Question quiz show, Bilko alights on Pt Honnegar - an unwilling expert on our feathered friends. But just when it seems Honnegar is about to hit the jackpot, the birds appear to have flown. (R)


Producer: Nat Hiken
Director: Al de Caprio
Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers
Pt Honnegar: Fred Gwynne

: Newsnight

Analysis and comment on the day's major events presented by Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Nick Worrall with the interviews that matter.
And the day's news from home and abroad with Ian Smith , Nick Clarke
GUI Nevill and Chris Lowe


Presented By: Peter Snow
Presented By: Donald MacCormick
Presented By: Nick Worrall
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Chris Lowe

: WeathtSrview

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