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: Open University

Evolution: Adaptive Radiation

: Gharbar

Presented by Surinder Kochar
Hospitalisation and the role of a social worker in the community are examined.
Rita Ganguly sings a ghazal. Producer KRISHAN GOULD BBC Pebble Mill


Presented By: Surinder Kochar
Unknown: Rita Ganguly

: Daytime on Two

9.52 Making History The Tudors:
The Beggars are Coming
A beggar, a spinner and a farm labourer find different ways of surviving during the hard times of 1601. The programme explains the importance of the Tudor parish, and the way the poor laws were carried out.
Dramatisation by KEITH GOODALL Producer JILL SHEPPARD (R) (e)
10.15 Look and Read Fair Ground!
9: Talk or Ride .... Mr Turnbull's villainy is revealed, Ozzie rescues Rachel, Captain Cutlass takes a hand. Written by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL Producer SUE WEEKS (R) (e)
10.38 Investigating Science I Wonder Why
A look at the theory developed to explain seismic and volcanic activity associated with the drifting of the continents. Series producer ROBIN GWYN
11.0 Watch
11.17 Now and Then
Leisure and Recreation:
Out in the Country. Fifty years ago a holiday meant hop-picking in Kent for thousands of Londoners. Today, 10-year-old David believes that
'holidays ain't for working. Producer PAT FARRINGTON (e)
11.37 Textile Studies Riot of Colour
SIR TERENCE CONRAN shows how to select a fine piece of dhurrie weaving, and Keith visits a fabric printing works.
MARIANNE GEORGE explains tie-and-dye, and the pupils of CLOWNE SECONDARY make eye-catching fabric pictures. Presented by KEITH CHEGWIN Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (R) (e)
11.57 Politics and You
Bradford - A Local Issue
12.18 pm
Going to Work: Life Skills
Fresh Start. Steve gets the job abroad, but how will it affect his marriage? (R) (e)
12.40 Pages from Ceefax
1.5 Telejournal
1.38 Walrus
What Should I Do? Endings by TONY PARKER
Including ideas from viewers on what the four heroes should do, as well as the stories of what they did do.
Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (e)
2.0 News and Weather
2.2 You and Me
Cosmo and Dibs fear they can't do what Gary asks of them. Henry the kangaroo eats baked beans with Ellie. MITUL PATEL celebrates his third birthday.
Song: 'Michael Finnegan ' Presenter GARY WILMOT Studio director SUE ARON


Presented By: Richard Burrows
Unknown: Keith Goodall
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Written By: Christopher Russell
Producer: Caroline Godley
Producer: Pat Farrington
Unknown: Sir Terence Conran
Unknown: Marianne George
Presented By: Keith Chegwin
Producer: John Chapple
Unknown: Tony Parker
Song: Michael Finnegan
Presenter: Gary Wilmot
Producer: Richard Callanan
Labourer: Spencer Banks
Beggar: Neil Conrich
JP: Patrick Godfrey
Constable: Alexander John
Spinner: Karen Scargill
George Dogger: Timmy Mallett
Jumbo: Charles Imber
Miss Woods: Pippa Sparkes
Alice: Angela Clements
Tich: David Garlick
Larry: Mmoloki Chrystie

: Cameo

Eye on the Wind
Wind, elemental yet unseen, disturbs and haunts a (dreaming) sleeper, evoking images of wild beauty and alarm.
Photographed and directed by MICHAEL MCCLOY
Presented by KEITH HOPKINS BBC Bristol (R)


Directed By: Michael McCloy
Presented By: Keith Hopkins

: Songs of Praise

from Eton College

: World Bowls

Midland Bank World Indoor Pairs Championship
From the Bournemouth International Centre.
DAVID ICKE introduces continuing coverage of the first afternoon matches, which includes the second match between MIKE WALSH and NEIL GILLIES , former
Scottish Pairs title holders, who will take on the formidable pairing from New Zealand, phil SKOGLUND and PETER BELLIS.
Both New Zealanders had fine indoor debuts, Phil reaching the final of the World Singles, and Peter going down in the semi-final, both last year. Peter is the current World Outdoor champion, winning the title in Aberdeen in 1984. Commentators
MAL HUGHES , DAVID MCGILL Television presentation


Introduces: David Icke
Unknown: Mike Walsh
Unknown: Neil Gillies
Unknown: Peter Bellis.
Unknown: David Rhys-Jones
Unknown: Jimmy Davidson
Unknown: Mal Hughes
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Producer: Keith Phillips

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: World Bowls

Midland Bank World Indoor Pairs Championship
More from the afternoon session of this prestigious tournament.

: The Citadel

by A. J. CRONIN dramatised in ten parts by DON SHAW starring
Ben Cross
Clare Higgins
9: Assisting at an operation with Charles Ivory has a profound effect on Andrew. He suddenly sees all his rich patients in a new light.


Unknown: A. J. Cronin
Unknown: Don Shaw
Unknown: Ben Cross
Unknown: Clare Higgins
Unknown: Charles Ivory
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Mike Vardy
Christine Manson: Clare Higgins
Charles Ivory: John Nettleton
Andrew Manson: Ben Cross
Nurse Sharp: Avril Elgar
Miss Basden: Joan Scott
Robert Stillman: Don Fellows
Frances Lawrence: Carmen Dusautoy
Freddy Hamson: Michael Cochrane
Paul Deedman: Nicholas Day
Philip Denny: Gareth Thomas
Mary Boland: Ann Mannion
David Hope: David Gwillim
Sir Robert Abbey: John Welsh
Policeman: Sebastlan Stride
Con Boland: Niall Buggy
Vicar: Terence Conoley

: Art at the Academy

British Art in the 20th Century:
The Modern Movement
Anne Nightingale visits the exhibition currently running at the Royal Academy of Art, where she is joined by art enthusiast George Melly and critic Richard Cork.
This unique and sometimes controversial exhibition charts the progress of British art this century and particularly focuses on artists such as WALTER SICKERT , WYNDHAM LEWIS and FRANCIS BACON who, with others, have developed their art in new directions. Written by DICKON REED
Engineering manager PETER WEBB Producer TIM MARSHALL


Unknown: George Melly
Unknown: Richard Cork.
Unknown: Walter Sickert
Unknown: Wyndham Lewis
Unknown: Francis Bacon
Written By: Dickon Reed
Unknown: Peter Webb
Producer: Tim Marshall

: One Man and His Dog

The BBC Television
International Sheepdog Championship
Introduced by Phil Drabble with Eric HalsaU
The Young Handlers Championship
Four young shepherds, all under 20, compete on the trials course alongside the River Wye in mid-Wales. Before the runs the programme meets the youngsters and learns about their families and the dogs that play such an important part in their lives. For Ireland
Toddy Lambe with Susie For Wales
Nigel Watkins with Spot For Scotland
Fiona McMillan with Gael
For England
James Gill with Ben Director DAVID PICKTHALL Producer LAN smith


Introduced By: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Eric Halsau
Director: David Pickthall

: Mediterranean Cookery

Seven programmes on the food of the Mediterranean, with cookery writer Claudia Roden
2: France
The 'joie de vivre', or better still the 'joie de manger', in the south of France threatens to sweep you away.
Making bouillabaisse on a nudist beach, philosophising about the nature of ratatouille, celebrating garlic in a medieval hill town - from the rocky inland hills to elegant old Nice, the people of Provence are happy to share their culinary passion. Photography TONY MAYNE
Film editor ALASTAIR MITCHELL Videotape editor PETER FRANCIS Series producer
Producer CLARE BRIGSTOCKE Book:, £12.95 from booksellers
0 RECIPE TIMES: page 95


Unknown: Claudia Roden
Editor: Alastair Mitchell
Editor: Peter Francis

: Middle Age Crazy

continues a season of films new to television. Tonight starring Bruce Dern
At 40, Bobby Burnett seems to have everything.... so what's the problem? It's that little problem of 'middle age crazy', when Bobby feels that life is passing him by. Out goes the conventional car, the three-piece suits and the wife! In comes a Porsche, cowboy boots and a Dallas
Cowboys cheerleader.... and that's when trouble really begins in this witty and acerbic comedy.
(First showing on British television)
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Bruce Dern
Unknown: Bobby Burnett
Play By: Karl Kleinschmitt
Produced By: Robert Cooper
Produced By: Ronald Cohen
Directed By: John Trent
Bobby Lee Burnett: Bruce Dern
SueAnn Burnett: Ann Margret
J D: Graham Jar Vis
Tommy: Eric Christmas
Ruth: Helen Hughes
Greg: Geoffrey Bowes

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: World Bowls

Midland Bank World Indoor Pairs Championship
This evening's first-round match features the Irish pairing of DAVID CORKILL and ALAN MCMULLAN , drawn against the English Indoor Pairs title holders ANDY
THOMSON and GARY SMITH. David Corkill , Superbowl champion, reached the semi-finals of the UK last year;
Alan McMullan is fairly new to the international scene at the age of 21. Andy Thomson won his first cap for Scotland in 1979, and won the English Outdoor
Singles title in 1981. He has been a regular international since. Gary Smith has been an international for England since 1982.


Unknown: David Corkill
Unknown: Alan McMullan
Unknown: Gary Smith.
Unknown: David Corkill
Unknown: Alan McMullan
Unknown: Andy Thomson
Unknown: Gary Smith

: Open University

Spectroscopy in a Flash
This programme deals with the subject of flash photolysis, with PROFESSOR SIR GEORGE PORTER describing his development of the first flash photolysis apparatus. Producer DAVID JACKSON (R)


Unknown: Sir George Porter
Producer: David Jackson

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