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: Open University

Richard Hoggart : A Measured Life


Unknown: Richard Hoggart

: Daytime on Two

9.15 Casebook Scotland Get Off My Back!
A play by STUART PATERSON which asks a few questions about teenagers' relationships with each other.
Director ISHBEL MACLEAN (R) (e)
9.35 Pages from Ceefax
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo, Dibs and Mike need labels for their new pens. See kites being made and flown. Song: 'This old man'
Presenter MIKE GRADY
10.15 Science Workshop Basic Patterns 'A'
Basic patterns can be found in nature and everyday life if you know what to look for.
Written by EURFRON GWYNNE JONES Series producer MICHAEL COYLE (R) (e)
10.38 Science in Action Bridging the Gap
In this week's programme find out why worms stopped British Rail. Discover the wobbly bridge. And how 80 grams of paper can build a bridge that will support your weight.
Assistant producer CLARE ELSTOW Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (e)
11.0 Words and Pictures Mrs Lather 's Laundry
11.17 Let's See Early and Late 2: Night Owls
11.40 The Bible Lands. Masada The palace fortress of Masada must be one of the most impregnable fortresses in the world. In AD 66, the Jews rose in revolt against the Romans. The Roman legions recovered the country and, in AD 70, destroyed Jerusalem. Masada, occupied by the zealots, was the last place to hold out.... (R) (e)
12.2 pm Maths Topics
Resource GCSE-level material in the form of animated sequences for classroom use: students are encouraged to provide their own commentary. Locus (Sequence 4): Area (R) (e)
12.25 Job Bank Hotel Jobs
12.48 Des Ie debut
A resource series to support the teaching of basic skills in French.
Dealing with Money;
Talking about Yourself (R) (e)
1.10 Talking Business
A guide to basic business jargon and practice, aimed particularly at those who speak English as a second language.
5: Staying in Control (R) (e)
1.38 Around Scotland Home and Abroad
2: In the Community
The contribution of Glasgow's Pakistanis to the life of central Scotland.
Producer ROBERT CLARK (R) (e)
2.0 News and Weather
2.2 Thinkabout
Getting the Message
Sharon feels poorly and isn't on the phone. So the children rig up a do-it-yourself phone with hosepipe and funnels. They go on to find ways of communicating without any words.
Producer PAT FARRINGTON (R) (e)
2.15 Zig Zag
Women and Children
The work of Eskimo women was of vital importance and the games that the children played helped to educate them for survival.
ANN HANSON talks to
PAUL cola, drawing on her own experience.


Play By: Stuart Paterson
Director: Ishbel MacLean
Presenter: Mike Grady
Written By: Eurfron Gwynne
Producer: Michael Coyle
Producer: Robin Mudge
Unknown: Mrs Lather
Producer: Robert Clark
Producer: Pat Farrington
Talks: Ann Hanson
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish

: Sports Afternoon

Introduced by David Icke It's a big night of European football action, and there's a preview of England's friendly
International in Spain.
A look ahead, too, to one of the busiest weekends of the sporting year, including the European Indoor Athletics Championships in France, the FA Cup fifth round, and LLOYD HONEYGHAN 'S first defence of his world welterweight title at the Wembley Conference Centre. And as England's cricketers return from a summer down under, a look back on a tour which saw Mike Gatting 's men retain the Ashes. Producers GRAHAM FRY and CAMPBELL FERGUSON including at


Introduced By: David Icke
Introduced By: Lloyd Honeyghan
Unknown: Mike Gatting
Unknown: Campbell Ferguson

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Pamela Armstrong

Mid-week entertainment and topical views from the famous and the not-so-famous.

: The World of the 30s

Portrait of a Decade
Years of Gloom and Hope
Britain in the Depression and facing the decline of her empire is surprisingly lively. There are new industries, a growing social awareness and the start of a breakdown of the old class divisions. Then a king abdicates and the mood changes.
Commentary spoken by David Swift
English language production by HENRY FOSTER
Written and produced by METER FRANCK


Spoken By: David Swift
Production By: Henry Foster
Produced By: Meter Franck

: My Music

Frank Muir and John Amis challenging Denis Norden and Ian Wallace over questions set by Steve Race (R)


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Ian Wallace

: Cover to Cover

Novelist Sidney Sheldon is in town to talk about his latest blockbuster Windmills of the Gods; British thriller-writer Jack Higgins is among the critics he faces on this week's programme; plus
Caryl Phillips on being a black traveller among
The European Tribe. Presented by Nicholas Shakespeare Researcher CHRIS WILSON Director PETER MANIURA


Unknown: Sidney Sheldon
Unknown: Jack Higgins
Unknown: Caryl Phillips
Presented By: Nicholas Shakespeare
Presented By: Researcher Chris Wilson
Director: Peter Maniura
Producer: Roland Keating

: Apache

The famous Western starring Burt Lancaster with Jean Peters
With the surrender of Geronimo, the spirit of the warlike Apache tribe seems to have been broken at last. But one lone warrior, Massai, determines to fight on against all odds - as the last of the true Apaches.
Screenplay by JAMES R. WEBB based on the novel Bronco Apache by PAUL 1. WELLMAN
0 FILMS: page 29


Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Unknown: Jean Peters
Unknown: James R. Webb
Unknown: Paul 1. Wellman
Produced By: Harold Hecht
Directed By: Robert Aldrich
Massai: Burt Lancaster
Nalinle: Jean Peters
Al Sieber: John McIntyre
Hondo: Charles Buchinsky
Weddle: John Dehner
SantOS: Paul Guilfoyle
Clagg: Ian MacDonald
Lt-Col Beck: Walter Sande
Dawson: Morris Ankrum
Geronimo: Monte Blue

: Take Off

A ballet performed on the waves off the coast of Hawaii Directed by JEAN LUC BRETTENSTEIN (R)


Directed By: Jean Luc Brettenstein

: Take Nobody's Word for It

Do-it-yourself science presented by Professor Ian Fells of Newcastle University and Carol Mather
Ian visits Dinorwig pumped-storage power station in north Wales, and locates one of the civil engineers who worked on the project.
Professor Harold Baum , author of the Biochemists'
Song Book, analyses the art of scientific song writing, and explains how to make the ideal present for those who have everything - a photograph on a geranium leaf (No, really!). And the programme celebrates the centenary of the photographic experiments which revolutionised painting and drawing.... Film director DEBORAH COHEN
(e) An information pack can be obtained by sending an A4 sae (30p stamp) to: [address removed]


Presented By: Professor Ian Fells
Presented By: Carol Mather
Unknown: Professor Harold Baum
Director: Deborah Cohen
Director: George Auckland
Producer: Patrick Titley

: Whistle Test

Another tabloid edition of the rock magazine. Mark Ellen and Andy Kershaw meet the award-winning mother-and-daughter country duo,
The Judds, and introduce a studio session from the Communards.
Hindsight recalls members of Big Country and the Armoury Show as the Skids in 1979. Producers


Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Trevor Dann
Unknown: John Burrows
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Out of Court

Whether you think it's an ass or an asset, the law affects us all. Justice may be blind and its path may be strewn with law-makers and law-breakers, but David Jessel and Sue Cook are in the studio to help light its way. And Ed Boyle investigates controversial cases and legal loopholes.


Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Ed Boyle
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: M*A*S*H

Life with Father
Henry's suspicions of his wife's infidelity prompt a heart-to-heart with Fr Mulcahy , but the good pastor has other things on his mind - like how to be a surrogate rabbi in the middle of a war. Written by EVERETT GREENBAUM , JIM FRITZELL Directed by HY AVERBACK (R)


Unknown: Fr Mulcahy
Written By: Everett Greenbaum
Directed By: Hy Averback
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
as Trapper John: Wayne Rogers
as Colonel Blake: McLean Stevenson
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Hotlips: Loretta Swit
as Major Frank Burns: Larry Linville
as Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher

: Shift Work

by LESLEY BRUCE with It's Julie's last night as a mini-cab driver and it's a night full of adventures....
Producer BRENDA reid
Director ANGELA POPE (R)


Unknown: Lesley Bruce
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
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

: Split Screen

Two partisan views of a controversial issue
Government Aid to the Third World
Laurie Taylor presents two films made from deeply opposed positions by two members of the House of Lords.
Lord Bauer, a Tory peer and professor of economics, argues that whatever the intention, 'government aid to the Third World is damaging'. It often rewards repressive regimes and deepens poverty. On the other side is Labour peer Lord Hatch, who argues that, with 17 million people dying every year from starvation, charity and 'market forces' can never be enough. Only government aid can meet the challenge of world poverty.
Both films have been made with the help of the BBC
Community Programme Unit. Film directors


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Gavin Dutton.
Producer: Giles Oakley

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael

: Weatherview

: Open University

12.0 Complex Numbers: An Introduction
This first programme in a third level mathematics course introduces a new method for checking limits, convergence, and continuity. Producer GLAN THOMAS (R)
12.25 am Probability and Statistics: Chance
How often do parking meters break down? And how speedily should they be repaired? It all depends on the mathematical idea of probability. Producer DAVID SAUNDERS (R)


Producer: David Saunders

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