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: Open University

Maths: Trigonometric Formulas

: Daytime on Two

9.38 Politics and You You and the Law
Police powers to stop and search and the rights of animals used in experiments - through these two issues this programme examines how laws are made. Commentary by PAUL HARGREAVES
Producer ANDY WALKER (R) (e)
10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Cosmo has a violent tantrum;
Dibs and Indira try to calm her. Maths on the farm: matching eggs to the birds that laid them.
10.15 Music Time CopyMe(R)(e)
10.38 Let's See Living Stories
1: The Tree's Story
Presented by RHODA MACLEOD
An oak tree has a long life story to relate - over 200 years - and even when it's cut down, its tale continues.
11.0 Zig Zag
The Eskimos Today (R) (e)
11.22 Walrus
What Should I Do? Tich and the Trifles by TONY PARKER
Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (e)
11.45 Tutorial Topics Rumours
What do you do if a rumour is spread which shows you up in a good light? An improvised story by pupils from FILTON HIGH SCHOOL, Bristol. Pets
What pets do you have and why? Who looks after them and what happens when one dies? Producer DAVID TAFT (e)
12.8 pm Gli Italiani
3: II sindaco di Montemilone An Italian version of the programme shown last Monday. Narrated by MICHAEL PENNINGTON Written by DAVID WILLEY
Series producer JEREMY BENNETT Producer ADAM CURTIS (e)
12.40 General Studies Relationships: Can Marriage Survive?
This programme looks at four different lifestyles and asks sixth-formers what they think about marriage.
Producer ROSANNA HIBBERT (R) (e)
1.5 Micro Live
1.38 Economics:
A Question of Choice Free to Choose?
What choices are open to people in different economic circumstances? The first programme in this economic literacy series takes a look at life in Ghana and the UK. It explores the good and bad things which arise out of two economies.
Producer ROGER FRY (R) (e)


Commentary By: Paul Hargreaves
Producer: Andy Walker
Presenter: Indira Joshi
Producer: Richard Callanan
Presented By: Rhoda MacLeod
Producer: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Tony Parker
Producer: David Taft
Unknown: Michael Pennington
Written By: David Willey
Producer: Jeremy Bennett
Producer: Adam Curtis
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright
Tich: David Garuck
Miss Blisset: Faith Tingle
Mrs O'Brien: Carolyn Moody
Mr Arnold: Bernard Gallagher
Mr Grimes: Kenneth Midwood
Alice: Angela Clements
Larry: Mmolokl Chrystie
Jumbo: Charles MBEr
George Dogger: Timmy Mallett

: Words and Pictures

Master Salt the Sailor's Son
Charlie and the children pretend to sail a ship, and in today's story little Sammy Salt hides aboard the Jolly
Jack on its voyage to Coconut Island.
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (R) (e)


Unknown: Sammy Salt
Unknown: Vicky Ireland
Unknown: Dick Taylor
Producer: Moyra Gambleton

: Now and Then

People and the Elements The Spanish Armada In October 1588 a lone
Spanish ship was wrecked off Bolt Tail in south Devon. The St Peter the Great was one of the hospital ships in King Philip's mighty Armada.
One of those taken prisoner was a Portuguese boy called George. In today's programme children from three Devon schools use their own maps, models and pictures to tell the story of the Spanish Armada and to speculate about the fate of that Portuguese ship's boy. Film editor JOHN BILLINGHAM
Producer NICHOLAS WHINES (R) (e)


Editor: John Billingham
Producer: Nicholas Whines

: See Hear

: The Ascent of Man

A personal view in 13 parts by J. Bronowski
9: The Ladder of Creation Where was the Garden of Eden? How did life begin on earth? World-shattering questions sparked off the greatest controversy of the Victorian age. The late
Dr Bronowski recounts the tropical adventures of that most entertaining and accident-prone of self-made naturalists, Alfred Russell Wallace, and how they triggered off the ideas of the more famous Charles Darwin. Senior producer DICK GILLING Editor ADRIAN MALONE (R)


Unknown: J. Bronowski
Unknown: Alfred Russell
Unknown: Charles Darwin.
Producer: Dick Gilling
Editor: Adrian Malone

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Pamela Armstrong

Sit down, put your feet up and relax with Pamela and her guests.
BBC Pebble Mill

: One in Four

Isobel Ward presents this magazine programme for people with disabilities and their families. Included in this programme; coping with multiple sclerosis, educational integration for children with special needs and some equipment for severely disabled people, as well as a song from Isobel. Producer CHRISTOPHER HUTCHINS Factsheet available from:
One in Four, BBC Television. London W128QT

: My Music

The popular game of musical knowledge with Frank Muir and John Amis challenging Denis Norden and Ian Wallace over questions set by Steve Race Television presentation DOUGLAS HESPE (R)


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

: Did You See.. ?

(Revised edition of the programme shown yesterday at 9.20pm)

: The Silencers

starring with Stella Stevens Daliah Lavi
The first of four tongue-in-cheek espionage thrillers featuring popular entertainer Dean Martin as Matt Helm , super agent for American intelligence.
When Chinese agent Tung-Tze plots to divert an American missile to strike an important nuclear base, Matt Helm is brought out of his early retirement. But the route to the enemy involves a number of seductive women....
Screenplay by OSCAR SAUL Based on The Silencers and Death of a Citizen by DONALD HAMILTON
Produced by IRVING ALLEN Directed by PHIL KARLSON
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Stella Stevens
Unknown: Daliah Lavi
Unknown: Dean Martin
Unknown: Matt Helm
Unknown: Matt Helm
Play By: Oscar Saul
Unknown: Donald Hamilton
Produced By: Irving Allen
Directed By: Phil Karlson
as Matt Helm: Dean Martin
Gail Hendricks: Stella Stevens
Tina: Daliah Lavi
Tung-Tze: Victor Buono
Wigman: Arthur O'Connell
Sam Gunther: Robert Webber
MacDonald: James Gregory
Sarita: Cyd Charisse
Lovey Kravezit: Beverly Adams

: A Year with Fred

Fourth of five programmes Under Pursuit
Abandoned by his wife and family, Fred Dibnah , the Bolton steeplejack, takes refuge in his steam workshop from the attentions of interested ladies.
Narrator Stephen Thome Photography ARTHUR SMITH
Sound JACK WILSON , TIM RICKETTS Film editor ROY NEWTON Written and produced by DON HAWORTH


Unknown: Fred Dibnah
Narrator: Stephen Thome
Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Jack Wilson
Unknown: Tim Ricketts
Editor: Roy Newton
Produced By: Don Haworth

: Horizon: Can AIDS be Stopped?

It's thought that up to 30,000 people in Britain have been infected by the AIDS virus, but don't realise it. Can this epidemic be stopped? "Horizon" looks at how the virus works, and the way it builds itself into the genes of its victims.
Can American anti-viral drugs really stem the progress of the disease once it takes root? What kind of treatments are available for sufferers in Britain? And what prospects are there for scientists in Glasgow and Oxford working on a vaccine?
(Q.E.D.: your Biological Guide to AIDS, Wednesday on BBC1 9.30pm)
INFO: page 92


Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Film Editor: Peter Parnham
Film Editor: Roy Sharman
Written and Produced by: David Dugan
Written and Produced by: Edward Briffa
"Horizon" Editor: Robin Brightwell

: A Small Problem

The last of a six-part series written by TONY millan and MIKE WALLING
'Keep on running. Keep on hiding.' Innocence is no defence. Roy Pink must be mad if he thinks he can get away with it.
Designer CAROL GOLDER Produced and directed by DAVID ASKEY


Written By: Tony Millan
Written By: Mike Walling
Unknown: Roy Pink
Designer: Carol Golder
Directed By: David Askey
Howard: Christopher Ryan
Roy: Mike Elles
Fred: Dickie Arnold
Lily: Christine Ozanne
George: David Simeon
Heather: Joan Blackham
Jenny: Cory Pulman
Sid: Big Mick
Mr Motokura: Tetsu Nishino
Mrs Motokura: Sayo Inaba
Newsreader: Philip Bird
Workmen: Brian Croucher
Workmen: John Graham Davies
TV presenter: Glyn Worsnip
DI Clark: Andrew Hilton
Police insp: Richard Lyndon
Chairwoman: Harriet Reynolds
Dr Carlton: Angus MacKay

: Moonlighting

'Blue Moon Detective Agency. We'll solve your problems.... once we've solved ours.'
The Man Who Cried Wife
Unlike Maddie, some people do things on the spur of the moment. But the late
Mrs James Bower seems to be an early riser, giving Blue Moon a curious case.
Written by KERRY EHRIN
Directed by CHRISTIAN NYBY n


Unknown: Mrs James Bower
Written By: Kerry Ehrin
Directed By: Christian Nyby
as Maddie Hayes: Cybill Shepherd
David Addison: Bruce Willis
as Ms Dipesto with: Allyce Beasley
James Bower: Stephen Godwin
Claire: Alley Mills
Daniel: Richard Tyson

: Hello Mum

Live comedy. We highly recommend that you video the second half of News at Ten and watch this programme.
Starring Helen Lederer
Clive Mantle , Nick Wilton Arnold Brown and Bermuda Triangle
Executive producer JOHN KXLBY Director ROBIN CARR Producer JAMIE RlX


Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Clive Mantle
Unknown: Nick Wilton
Unknown: Arnold Brown
Written By: Morwenna Banks
Written By: Arnold Brown
Unknown: Paul B. Davies
Unknown: Robin Driscoll
Unknown: John Dowie.
Unknown: Roger Planer.
Designer: John Bristow
Producer: John Kxlby
Director: Robin Carr
Producer: Jamie Rlx

: Newsnight

Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael analyse events of the day.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael

: Weatherview

: Telejournal

with Enrico Verdecchia Telegiomale 1
The news from Italy's first channel broadcast from Rome byRAl.
Enrico Verdecchia helps with the language and the background to the news and Peter Fiddick negotiates his way through the maze of Italian broadcasting.
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS


Unknown: Enrico Verdecchia
Unknown: Peter Fiddick
Editor: Steve Jamison
Director: Susan Riley
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Open University

An Historian at Work
How does a major historical book come to be written?
Professors ARTHUR MARWICK and MICHAEL THOMPSON discuss the research and writing of Thompson's book, The Landed Interest in 19th-century England.


Unknown: Michael Thompson
Producer: Nick Levinson

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