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: Open University

Contemporary Issues in Education

: 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 ISABEL 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'
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)
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
Find out how worms stopped British Rail, discover the wobbly bridge, and find out how 80 grams of paper can build a bridge that will support your weight.
Assistant producer CLARE ELSTOW
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (R) (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. 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


Play By: Stuart Paterson
Director: Isabel MacLean
Written By: Eurfron Gwynne Jones
Producer: Michael Coyle
Producer: Robin Mudge
Producer: Robert Clark

: Thinkabout

Getting the Message
The problem is that Sharon feels poorly and isn't on the phone. So the children rig up a do-it-yourself phone with hosepipe and funnels.
Producer PAT FARRINGTON (R) (e)


Producer: Pat Farrington
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish

: Zig Zag

Women and Children
The work of Eskimo women was of vital importance and the games that the children played helped educate them for survival.
ANN HANSON talks about it to PAUL COIA drawing on her own experience.


Talks: Ann Hanson
Unknown: Paul Coia
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert

: Sports Afternoon

Introduced by David Icke
Including this week a profile of the Finnish rally driver
ARI VATANEN, whose victory in the Paris-Dakar Rally last month completed a remarkable return to the top. Producers GRAHAM FRY and CAMPBELL FERGUSON including at


Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: Campbell Ferguson

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Pamela Armstrong

News, views, gossip and song with Pamela and her guests

: The World of the 30s

Portrait of a Decade
5: The Fuehrer's Germany
The rise and rise of National Socialism. Extremism of the right and left destroy the young democracy in Germany. There is mass enthusiasm for Hitler and concentration camps for the Jews. Commentary spoken by David Swift
English language production by HENRY FOSTER
Written and produced by DIETER FRANCK


Spoken By: David Swift
Production By: Henry Foster
Produced By: Dieter 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

Jill Neville and her guests review the pick of the latest books including ANTHONY BURGESS 'S autobiography Little Wilson and Big God; Plus Stephen Marlowe on ghostwriting The Memoirs of Christopher Columbus. Researcher CHRIS WILSON Director PETER MANIURA


Unknown: Jill Neville
Unknown: Anthony Burgess
Unknown: Little Wilson
Unknown: Stephen Marlowe
Unknown: Christopher Columbus.
Unknown: Chris Wilson
Director: Peter Maniura
Producer: Roland Keating

: Dr Max

starring Lee J. Cobb Janet Ward
Robert Lipton
Dr Maxwell Gordon is a dedicated old-fashioned GP, practising medicine in a run-down Baltimore neighbourhood. When the wife of his best friend suffers a relapse during her treatment for Hodgkin's disease and a 10-year-old
Patient comes down with a Mysterious paralysis, his troubles are compounded by a crisis in his own family.
Greenplay by ROBERT L. JOSEPH Produced and directed by JAMES GOLDSTONE 0 FILMS: page 18


Unknown: Lee J. Cobb
Unknown: Janet Ward
Unknown: Robert Lipton
Unknown: Dr Maxwell Gordon
Unknown: Robert L. Joseph
Directed By: James Goldstone
Or Max Gordon: Lee J Cobb
Gloria Gordon: Janet Ward
Alex Gordon: Robert Upton
Lester Oppel: David Sheiner
Libby: Katherine Helmond
Dr Herndon: Sorrell Booke
Mrs Camacho: Miriam Colon
Rafael: Panchito Gomez
Dr Jules Grogin: John Lehne
Jean: Della Thomas
Luis: Caesar Cordova

: Red Hot Chicago

This award-winning documentary takes a look at America's favourite food as Chicago's hot-dog-eating Public and manufacturers talk to Rich Bowen and Dick Fay , co-authors of the definitive book on the subject. A PROGRAM COMPANY production


Unknown: Rich Bowen
Unknown: Dick Fay

: Take Nobody's Word for It

Presented by Carol Mather and Professor Ian Fells
Next time you visit St Paul 's Cathedral in London, watch that you don't trip over Dr Eric Robinson. He's a geologist who spends much of his time on his knees examining the stonework. There's more news of the competition to design an exhibit for the Evoluon science museum in Holland, with a look at the recent temporary opening of the Bristol Exploratory.
And who is the kite-flying mystery chemist of Malvern .. Assistant producers
For information pack send 30p A4 sae to: [address removed]


Presented By: Carol Mather
Presented By: Professor Ian Fells
Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Dr Eric Robinson.
Unknown: Deborah Cohen
Producer: Patrick Tttley

: Whistle Test

Whistle Test investigates the Northern Soul club scene with a visit to the Soul Town Soul Club and reminiscences from
Manchester lad
Mick Hucknall of Simply Red. Andy Kershaw and Mark Ellen are joined for a live session in the Manchester studios by Maria McKee and her band Lone Justice.
Hindsight is from 1979 and features vintage Whistle Test footage from The Specials. Producers


Unknown: Mick Hucknall
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: Maria McKee
Unknown: John Burrowes.
Unknown: Trevor Dann
Director: Tom Corcoran
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Out of Court

Whether you think it's an ass or an asset, the law affects us all. David Jessel and Sue Cook are in the studio and Ed Boyle investigates controversial cases and legal loopholes.


Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Sue Cook
Unknown: Ed Boyle
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: M*A*S*H

Hawkeye is pursued by an unlikely admirer; Klinger is getting married - dressed in stunning bridal white; Radar has discovered the potency of poetry.... Written by LINDA BLOODWORTH , MARY KAY PLACE Directed by DON WEIS (R)


Written By: Linda Bloodworth
Written By: Mary Kay
Directed By: Don Weis

: Heart of the Country

A comedy in four parts by Fay Weldon.

1: 'Why Wasn't I Told?'
Natalie thinks she can't live without the little luxuries of life. Sonia knows all about surviving without even the luxury of a husband. Harry decides he can't live without Miss Eddon Gurney 1979.

BBC Pebble Mill
Feature: page 9
Ceefax subtitles


Writer: Fay Weldon
Music composed by: Guy Woolfenden
Music Conducted By: Stephen Hancock
Lighting Cameraman: John Williams
Film Editor: Greg Miller
Designer: Mary Spencer
Scene Crew: Tony Jarrett Les Podraza
Producer: Roger Gregory
Director: Brian Farnham
as Natalie Harris with: Susan Penhaligon
Sonia: Jacqueline Tong
as Arthur Wandle: Derek Waring
Angus Patrick: David Buck
Harry Harris: Derek Merlin
Alice Harris: Sophie Cook
Ben Harris: Christian Bale
Flora: Rosalind Bennett
Bernard: Stevan Rimkus
Jane Wandle: Ann Firbank
Jean Patrick: Janet Key
Peter: Matthew Scurfield
Sally Rains: Mary Miller
Pauline: Matyelock Gibbs
Gerard: Edward Evans
Winnie: Amanda Garwood
Jeanette: Mandy Rice-Davies
Hilary: Georgia Allen
Bank manager: Sam Kelly
Police insp: Gawn Grainger
Japanese: Tourist Yukoaoyama
Biology teacher: Rosamund Shelley
Old lady: Daisy Bell

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party (Also on BBC1 at 9. 0pm)

: Newsnight

Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael analyse the major events of the day.
News reports from
Westminster to Washington, from Britain and around the world with Ian Smith
Nick Clarke
David Tindall and Chris Lowe


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael
Unknown: Ian Smith
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: David Tindall
Unknown: Chris Lowe

: Weatherview

: Ludwig van Beethoven

The Complete Piano Sonatas Daniel Barenboim plays Sonata No 15, Op 28, 'The Pastoral'


Unknown: Daniel Barenboim

: Open University

11.50 Signs of the Times
UMBERTO ECO talks about semiotics, comtemporary culture, and his novel, The Name of the Rose, which has recently been released as a film. Producer ANN DIACK (R)
12.15 Systems: A Question of Interpretation
An office building, a situation in Yes Minister and a murder trial - all contain quite unexpected interpretations of events.

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