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: Open University

Science: The Planet Earth

: Daytime on Two

9.52 Look and Read Fair Ground
3: Hired Hands
10.15 Around Scotland Energy
3: The Future and Back
10.38 Geography Casebook Upland Country
To the visitor, the uplands of North Wales may look peaceful enough, but there are severe strains on the look and life of the area. (R) (e)
110 Wondermaths: Logo SubandSuper
(Shon on Tuesday at II. 40 am) (e)
11.17 Update USA Farming Country
Grain mountains are piling up and farmers are feeling the pinch as changes in US foreign policy and farm financing take their toll. Producer LEN BROWN (R) (e)
11.40 Making History The Middle Ages The Church
12.0 English File
Androcles and the Lion by BERNARD SHAW
Special music JONATHEN COHEN
Producer RONALD SMEDLEY (R) (e)
12.32 pm Scene Girl in Brazil
The day-to-day life of a young working girl living with her family in a poor area of a large city.
1.0 Designers
An examination of the many different problems faced by designers today - whether they produce pepper-pots or 38-tonne trucks. Robert Welch (R) (e)
1.33 General Studies East Versus West


Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: Stephen Rashbrook
Unknown: Barry Jackson.
Unknown: Leo Dolan
Unknown: Roy Jones.
Music: Jonathen Cohen
Designer: Thomas Yardley Jones
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Unknown: Robert Welch
Androcles: Billy Connolly
Lavinia: Anna Calder Marshall
Ferrovius: Bernard Bresslaw
the Emperor: Peter Copley
the Captain: Rupert Frazer
Lion's voice: Percy Edwards

: You and Me

When Jeni is irritable, Dibs feels bad-tempered too.
Book: Nabeel Goes to School by MARY DICKINSON and YASMIN SHEIKH , illustrated by CHARLOTTE FIRMIN
Presenter JENI BARNETT Animal song by BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH Director SUE ARON (e)


Unknown: Mary Dickinson
Unknown: Yasmin Sheikh
Illustrated By: Charlotte Firmin
Presenter: Jeni Barnett
Unknown: Benjamin Zephaniah
Cosmo: Frances Kay
DibS: Francis Wright

: The Cocaine Explosion

A Panorama report
There's a world glut of the drug cocaine and much of it is aimed at Britain. With demand in the USA virtually saturated, the coke barons are opening up fresh markets in Europe. They have a powerful new asset in 'crack' - a refined form of cocaine that is instantly addictive.
Across the Atlantic there's an alarming 'crack' epidemic.
John Penycate reports on the cocaine barons and their corrupting business, and from the places where 'crack' has taken hold and asks: must it come here?


Unknown: John Penycate
Producer: Lorraine Heggessey
Editor: David Dickinson

: Wild World

Where there's mud, there's wealth for fowl and fisherman alike. The
Waddenzee is the most important coastal wetland of western and northern Europe. There is a conservation programme, but land reclamation, pollution, military activities, recreation and tourism often can compete with this fragile environment.
Narrated by Hugh Falkus Produced by JOHN SPARKS BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Hugh Falkus
Produced By: John Sparks

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Pamela Armstrong

Take a breather on your bean bag and begin the weekend in the company of Pamela and her guests.

: Bazaar

Join Judi Spiers and find out how you can save time, effort and, above all, money.


Unknown: Judi Spiers

: Delia Smith's One is Fun

Delia Smith creates recipes for those who are cooking just for themselves. This week Delia makes eggy and cheesy dishes. A peppery gratinee of eggs basque, a high-flying souffle omelette and sophisticated scrambled eggs with smoked salmon. Director JOHN ROONEY
Executive producer CYRIL GATES BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Delia Smith
Director: John Rooney
Producer: Cyril Gates

: Horizon

Bettelheim: part 1

: Driving Force

The Sealink British Ferries Challenge
Presented by Mike Smith and Stirling Moss
This two-day pro-celebrity driving event is hosted first by the Royal Engineers at Blackwater and then the Transport Road Research
Laboratory at Crowthorne.
The competitors drive a selection of vehicles, complete an ingenious car parking poser and then grand prix with fork-lift trucks!
Rock 'n' roller Roger Daltry joins Barry Sheene.
Actor Nigel Havers is teamed up with one of Britain's most successful rally drivers, Russell Brookes.
Comedian Lennie Bennett joins up with Formula One driver Martin Brundle.
Actress Leslie Ash is with record-breaking power-boat driver Gina Campbell.
Televised in collaboration with M. G. PRODUCTIONS


Presented By: Mike Smith
Presented By: Stirling Moss
Unknown: Roger Daltry
Unknown: Barry Sheene.
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Russell Brookes.
Unknown: Lennie Bennett
Unknown: Martin Brundle.
Unknown: Leslie Ash
Unknown: Gina Campbell.

: World Ski-ing Championships

from Crans-Montana
Weather permitting, today is a rest day for the ski racers in Switzerland, but not for the BBC team, as DAVID VINE looks at the past ten days. Director GRAHAM FRY Producer JIM RESIDE

: Ebony

Vastiana Belfon introduces the weekly magazine from
Britain's black communities. This week a report on the task facing David Divine , the newly-appointed director of Brent Social Services. In July 1984 the death of 4-year-old Jasmine Beckford led to a national scandal. Despite regular visits by social workers Jasmine was tortured and starved by her parents. The Beckford case still haunts Brent council. So how will the new director change the fortunes of this troubled borough?
Also in tonight's programme, a new single from
Randy Crawford and Ebony's weekly gossip column presented by Sonia Fraser.
Series producer VASTIANA BELFON Executive producer JOHN WILCOX BBC Pebble Mill


Introduces: Vastiana Belfon
Unknown: David Divine
Unknown: Jasmine Beckford
Unknown: Randy Crawford
Presented By: Sonia Fraser.
Director: Annette Martin
Producer: Terrence Francis
Producer: John Wilcox

: On the Road

Glyn Worsnip
Diane Kenwood John Diamond each with a story of the week from the cities and counties of the south-east corner of England. Producers
DAVID HANINGTON. BILL JONES BBC South and East: Elstree (Regional programme for variations see below)


Unknown: Glyn Worsnip
Unknown: Diane Kenwood
Unknown: John Diamond
Unknown: David Hanington.

: Gardeners' World

Presented by Geoff Hamilton and Anne Swithinbank
With the recent spell of bad weather, most gardeners will be behind in the garden, which just proves you can't do it by the book.
In the Back Garden
Geoff Hamilton will be fixing the fencing and building the patio while
Anne Swithinbank will be showing how to build a simple propagator to germinate your seeds.
In the first programme from Barnsdale viewers were asked to send in their budget ideas. To date over 400 have arrived, and several of these will be demonstrated and the winner announced.
Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON Executive producer JOHN KENYON Producer DENIS w GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefaxpage 261


Presented By: Geoff Hamilton
Presented By: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Jean Laughton
Producer: John Kenyon

: Indelible Evidence

Six murder investigations featuring the forensic scientists and police officers who solved the original cases. Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy 4: Gunlore
A bank teller is shot dead by an armed robber. Eye-witness accounts conflict and are virtually useless. The police do not know where to start looking.
However, the shattered bank screen and the shotgun pellets and cartridge wadding recovered from the victim provide some vital clues ...
Dramatisation ROGER DAVENPORT Designer KATIA MONTILLET Film editor PAUL RAPLEY Executive producer DAVID PATERSON
Directed and produced by OLIVER MORSE and IAN DUNCAN


Introduced By: Ludovic Kennedy
Producer: David Paterson
Produced By: Oliver Morse
Produced By: Ian Duncan
Michael Wheeler: Kevin Lloyd
Samantha: Lorna Barton

: Arena

Martin Chambi and the Heirs of the Incas
Tonight Arena tells the story of one of the most extraordinary photographers of the 20th century.
Martin Chambi , an Indian born into a peasant family in the remote Peruvian countryside, became a leading figure in the revolutionary artistic and social movements that swept South America in the 1930s.
His magnificent photographs of the great Inca ruins were the visual epitome of the quest to rediscover the native culture of the Andes. At the same time his portraits recorded the whole of Peruvian society, the heirs of the conquerors as well as the heirs of the Incas.
Shot on location deep in the Andes by Jorge Vignati , cameraman on Herzog's Fitzcarraldo, the film explores Andean life through Chambi's majestic photographs and looks at the relevance of his work 50 years on. Film editor CHRIS SWAYNE Executive producers


Unknown: Martin Chambi
Unknown: Martin Chambi
Unknown: Jorge Vignati
Editor: Chris Swayne
Unknown: Nigel Finch
Unknown: Andy Harries

: Newsnight

Coverage of all the major news events

: Weatherview

: High Sierra

Humphrey Bogart Ida Lupino opens a season of films celebrating the diverse talents of Ida Lupino. Newly released from jail, Roy Earle sets off for the High Sierra, where a gangland associate has set up headquarters to plan a robbery. But the job seems doomed to failure when Earl discovers that his inexperienced henchmen have brought along a woman. Bogart's brilliant performance as the doomed gangster 'rushing toward death' confirmed his fame and stardom, and the film gave Ida Lupino - noted also as a writer, producer and director - one of her best roles.
Screenplay by JOHN HUSTON , W.R. BURNETT
From a novel by W.R. BURNETT Directed by RAOUL WALSH
● FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Ida Lupino
Unknown: Ida Lupino.
Unknown: Roy Earle
Unknown: Ida Lupino
Unknown: John Huston
Unknown: W.R. Burnett
Directed By: Raoul Walsh
Roy Earle: Humphrey Bogart
Marie: Ida Lupino
Babe: Alan Curtis
Red: Arthur Kennedy
Velma: Joan Leslie
'Doc' Banton: Henry Hull
Pa: Henry Travers
Healy: Jerome Cowan
Mrs Baughman: Minna Gombell
Jake Kranmer: Barton MacLane
Ma: Elizabeth Risdon
Louis Mendoza: Cornel Wilde

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