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: Open University

6.50 Technology: Bridging the Gap
7.15 Probability and Statistics
7.40 Enlightenment: Strawberry Hill
8.5 Changing Britain: Made in Dundee
8.30 Acceleration at Constant Speed?
8.55 Pure Maths: Isomorphisms
9.20 A Historian at Work
9.45 Questioning Assumptions
10.10 Management and the School
10.35 Maths: Trigonometric Formulas
11.0 Open Forum: Magazine Programme
11.25 Science: Rocks and Magnets
11.50 Maths Methods: Newton's Laws
12.15 Biology: Cell Structure
12.40 After the Earthquake
1.5 Tanzania: Education for Self-reliance
1.30 Chemistry: Why Build Models?

: Rugby Special

The John Player Special Cup Quarter-final
Bath v Moseley
The Schweppes Welsh Cup Quarter-final
Cardiff v Newport
Nigel Starmer-Smith introduces highlights of the matches played yesterday in which the English and Welsh reigning cup champions were at home to cup competitors Mosley and Newport.
Also news of the rest of the cup matches.
Senes producer HUW JONES


Producer: Huw Jones

: Search Dogs of the Summits

A fully-trained mountain-rescue dog can cover as much ground as 20 men. But the training is tough and few dogs make the grade.
Cameraman Sid Perou follows Gael and Corrie as they're put to the test in the Yorkshire Dales.
Film editor BRYAN JONES Executive producer DOUGLAS B. SMITH


Unknown: Sid Perou
Editor: Bryan Jones
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: Cary Grant in Bringing Up Baby

continues the BBCtv tribute to Cary Grant who died last year. Today with Katharine Hepburn
David Huxley is a quiet professor, content to live among the dry bones of prehistoric dinosaurs. But when he encounters society girl Susan Vance and her pet leopard Baby, his life of peace is shattered.
Directed by HOWARD HAWKS
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: David Huxley
Unknown: Susan Vance
Unknown: Dudley Nichols
Produced By: Cliff Reid
Directed By: Howard Hawks
David Huxley: Cary Grant
Susan: Katharine Hepburn
Aunt Elizabeth: May Robson
Major Applegate: Charlie Ruggles

: Music in Camera

Borodin Play Borodin
The String Quartet in D is probably best known for its nocturne which has attracted arrangers from Rimsky-Korsakov to Sir Malcolm Sargent. The celebrated Borodin Quartet from
Moscow plays the complete original version which the composer dedicated to his wife on the 20th anniversary of their first meeting.
Mikhail Kopelman (violin)
Andrei Abramenkov (violin) Dmitri Shebalin (viola)
Valentin Berlinsky (cello) Sound RON ALLAN
Series editor KEITH ALEXANDER BBC Scotland


Unknown: Sir Malcolm Sargent.
Violin: Mikhail Kopelman
Violin: Andrei Abramenkov
Viola: Dmitri Shebalin
Cello: Valentin Berlinsky
Unknown: Ron Allan
Unknown: Lighting David Ogle
Designer: Alan Wright
Producer: Mike Newman
Editor: Keith Alexander

: Thinking Aloud

'If a form of life is ever discovered in another part of the universe, it will be found to have evolved by Darwinian natural selection.'
This week Michael Ignatieff and his guests
Richard Dawkins , biologist Michael Ruse , philosopher John Durant , philosopher of science
Bob May , biologist ask: Darwinism - How Far Dare We Go?
Studio director IAN PAUL
Assistant producer MARK HARRISON Producer AMANDA THEUNISSEN BBC Bristol Books:
The Voyage of Charles Darwin , f6. 75 The Living Planet, £12.00 Life on Earth, £7.95
The Discovery of Animal Behaviour, £12.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Michael Ignatieff
Unknown: Richard Dawkins
Unknown: Michael Ruse
Unknown: John Durant
Unknown: Bob May
Producer: Mark Harrison
Unknown: Charles Darwin

: Ski Sunday

The Men's Downhill from Furano, Japan
The destiny of the Blue
Riband title of the BASF Ski
World Cup looks certain to be decided this weekend. For new World Champion PETER MUELLER of Switzerland it's a special occasion, his 100th
World Cup downhill race, but only victory here can keep him in the championship race, for team-mate PIRMIN
ZURBRIGGEN is now odds-on to complete a memorable season with maximum points in this discipline.
News too of the final race in the Women's Slalom
Championship from Zwiesel in West Germany - where only American
TAMARA MCKINNEY can prevent yet another Swiss whitewash. Commentator DAVID VINE Television presentation NHK,Japan
Book Ski Sunday 1985. reviews the 1983-84 World Cup season, the Winter Olympics, the 1984-85 World Cup and the Alpine World Championships in Bormw, £6.00 from booksellers


Unknown: Peter Mueller
Unknown: Tamara McKinney

: The Money Programme

Presenters Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton With PAUL BURDEN
JAMES HOGG. MARK ROGERSON and FRANCINE STOCK Including this week: Our Man in India
Paul Burden reports on the trials, tribulations and triumphs of one senior
British executive now trying to establish his company in a rural backwater of Uttar Pradesh.


Presenters: Brian Widlake
Presenters: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: With Paul Burden
Unknown: James Hogg.
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Producer: John Williams
Editor: Jonathan Crane

: On the House

The best and latest in DIY, decor and design to help you make the most of your home. Presenter Pattie Coldwell tries her hand at installing a new telephone extension in the house at the back of Pebble Mill. Harry Greene selects the essential items for a basic tool kit and joins
Rick Ball to grapple with the task of fixing kitchen wall units to a partition wall. In Room for a Change
Gilly Love gets to grips with some decorative dilemmas and inspires a couple from Birmingham to transform their gloomy old parlour into a light and airy sitting room. Director JULIA SIMKIN
Series producer STEPHANIE SILK BBC Pebble Mill
Letters and fact sheet requests, with sae please, to: [address removed]


Presenter: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Pebble Mill.
Unknown: Harry Greene
Unknown: Rick Ball
Director: Julia Simkin

: The Natural World

Towers of Wax and Paper Palaces
Animal artisans are a creative bunch. Tunnellers, thatchers, weavers, dam builders, papermakers, cement mixers, sculptors, potters and spinners - they were all building for survival long before man first piled stones for shelter. Indeed, architecture may be as old as animal life itself.
The tools of their trade are beaks, jaws, spade-like legs and bizarre teeth. They use sand, stone and leaf, saliva, wax and silk. But wherever and whatever they build, the result is a delight to both engineer and naturalist. Narrator Barry Paine
Film editor CHRIS ORRELL Producer KEENAN SMART Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol


Narrator: Barry Paine
Narrator: Photography Alastair MacEwen
Narrator: Martyn Colbeck

: International Darts

Haywards Foods British
International Championship Scotland v Wales from Glasgow
The first of this three-match series between England, Scotland and Wales.
Both sides have many new faces. Scotland have eight - and, consequently, seasoned internationals like Chris Angel , Drew O'Neil and Harry Patterson , together with that old campaigner Rab Smith , now back into county darts, have all lost their places. PETER MASSON is still captain.
Wales include World Masters semi-finalist CHRIS JOHNS , from Glamorgan, with three other newcomers. Out go players of the calibre of Wayne Locke and Martin Thomas , also Glamorgan.
It should be a tight match on Scotland's home ground, but Wales must just about be favourite to win.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA from the Hospitality Inn, Glasgow. Commentators SID WADDELL. TONY GREEN Television presentation


Unknown: Chris Angel
Unknown: Harry Patterson
Unknown: Rab Smith
Unknown: Peter Masson
Unknown: Chris Johns
Unknown: Wayne Locke
Unknown: Martin Thomas
Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Commentators: Sid Waddell.
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Did You See...?

Sarah Dunant presents her selection of the week's television and with her studio guests discusses:
District Nurse (BBC1) First AIDS (LWT)
Ask Dr Ruth (Channel Four) And Barbara Myers asks whether medicine on television can affect the relationship between doctors and their patients.


Unknown: Sarah Dunant
Unknown: Barbara Myers
Producer: Charles Miller

: Screen Two: Heaven on Earth

An armful of destitute orphans transported to the New World at the turn of the century. This is the turbulent and moving story of four British 'bricks for Empire building' - based on the memoirs of some of the 100,000 'home children' who helped build the new Canada.
Music composed and performed by LOREENA MCKENNITT
Director of photography RODNEY CHARTERS Editor LARA MAZUR
Associate producer NANCY BOTKIN Directed by ALLAN KROEKER Executive producers W. PATERSON FERNS
0 FEATURE: page 13 and FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Unknown: Peter Pearson
Unknown: Loreena McKennitt
Editor: Lara Mazur
Producer: Nancy Botkin
Directed By: Allan Kroeker
Producers: W. Paterson Ferns
Unknown: John Hefin.
Wilf Hawthorne: R. H. Thomson
Megan Davies: Sian Leisa Davies
Robin Davies: Amos Crawley
Mr Macdonald: Cedric Smith
Mrs Macdonald: Maureen McRae
Gareth Andrews: Huw Davies
Len Hawkins: Torquil Campbell
Sophie Payne: Donna Edwards

: International Darts

Scotland v Wales
TONY GUBBA introduces highlights of today's match including the results of the ladies'match.

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