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: Open University

Technology: Electric Money

: Gharbar

Today's programme features Robina Mir , who designs and makes children's clothes, and singer
Kajal Banerjee , who sings a ghazal.
An ASIAN UNIT presentation BBCPebbleMill


Unknown: Robina Mir
Singer: Kajal Banerjee

: Daytime on Two

9.52 Making History The Tudors:
Mary Queen of Scots
Why did Mary Queen of Scots, seek refuge in England?
Why did Elizabeth put her in prison? What kind of threat did she offer Elizabeth between 1558 and her death? The background to these questions, and a further one: what would you have done about Mary if you had been Elizabeth I?
Presented by RICHARD BURROWS Producer
10.15 Look and Read Fair Ground!
10: Mixed Fortunes
Amid all the fun of the fair, the petition is torn up and the fair's future is assured.
10.38 Science in Action Good Vibrations
This week, find out what multi-tracking is; turn your BBC micro into a sophisticated music synthesiser, and discover why a flute sounds different from a trombone!
Assistant producer CLARE ELSTOW
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (R) (e)
11.0 Watch Carnival (R)
11.17 Near and Far
Leisure and Recreation The Great Outdoors
Walking, climbing, canoeing and even ski-ing are just a few of the many activities now popular in Britain. What effect does providing facilities for these have on places like Aviemore in the Scottish Highlands?
Narrator mari PRICHARD Producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (e)
11.37 Textile Studies Clothes Talk
Roy, Joanne, Kirsty, Narinder and Jason choose a design-brief - an outfit for a party - and follow through their ideas.
They model the outfits before a panel of fashion buyers, journalists, pop-artists and an audience of textile students. Presented by KEITH CHEGWIN Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (R) (e)
11.57 Politics and You You and the Union
YTS trainees and fifth-formers find out how the union can help them.
12.18 pm
Going to Work: Life Skills Family and Friends by BILL LYONS. For some it marks a turning point in their lives: a beginning. For others? With CINDY SHELLEY
Series producer PAUL MITCHELL (R) (e)
12.40 Pages from Ceefax
1.5 Telejoumal
With CHANTAL CUER and PETER FIDDICK Le journal de M6
1.38 English Time: Storytelling When the Bell Goes
School stories past and present from Tom Brown 's Schooldays to Grange Hill.
Producer DAVID MELDRUM (R) (e)


Presented By: Richard Burrows
Unknown: Jill Sheppard
Written By: Christopher Russell
Producer: Robin Mudge
Producer: Robin Gwyn
Presented By: Keith Chegwin
Producer: John Chapple
Unknown: Bill Lyons.
Unknown: Cindy Shelley
Unknown: Cassie McFarlane
Unknown: Tony McPherson
Unknown: Gorden Kaye
Unknown: Sandy Ratcuff
Unknown: Billy Hamon
Unknown: Nick Reding
Director: Jill Glindon
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Producer: Peter Fiddick
Unknown: Tom Brown
Unknown: Grange Hill.
Producer: David Meldrum

: You and Me

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo doesn't think one grape is a fair swap for one apple. Some children of Bengali parentage dance in a north London school. Book: Meal One by IVOR CUTLER , illustrated by HELEN OXENBURY
Presenter JENI BARNETT Story animation LEO BELTOFT


Unknown: Ivor Cutler
Illustrated By: Helen Oxenbury
Presenter: Jeni Barnett
Producer: Richard Callanan
Gawdy: Michael Burrell
Elizabeth I: Elizabeth Chambers
Cecil: James Greene
Mary: Amanda Walker
Bromley: Richard Williams

: Cameo

Sandwich terns scream over their breeding colony on the dunes. Avocets and redshanks share the midsummer mudflats with thousands of oystercatchers, dunlin and knot.
The Dutch Wadden Sea is a terminal for birds on the flyways of Europe.
Photography PETER FERA Producer KEITH HOPKINS BBC Bristol

: Songs of Praise

from Leicester

: Newsnight Afternoon

With Nick Clarke and the Newsnight team. Editor TIM ORCHARD


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Pamela Armstrong

News, views, gossip and song

: Path to the Sea

Slapton Ley, a natural freshwater lake, is one of the south west's most important nature reserves.
Laurie Emberson explores the world above and below the water through the eyes of a grass snake.
Film editor CHRIS WARING
Directed and photographed by LAURIE EMBERSON
BBC South West (R)


Unknown: Laurie Emberson
Editor: Chris Waring

: My Music

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


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

: The Citadel

The last of ten parts dramatised by DON SHAW starring Ben Cross
Andrew's torment doesn t cloud his determination to make future plans - until a certain letter arrives.


Unknown: A. J. Cronin
Dramatised By: Don Shaw
Unknown: Ben Cross
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Mike Vardy
Andrew Manson: Ben Cross
Philip Denny: Gareth Thomas
Mr Hopper: Charles Kay
Mrs Vidler: Elizabeth Bradley
Con Boland: Niall Buggy
Mary Boland: Ann Mannion
Sir Jenner Halliday: Michael Gough
Sir Robert Abbey: John Welsh
Mr Boon: Edgar Wreford
David Hope: David Gwillim
Dr Thoroughgood: Donald Pelmear
Nurse Sharp: Avril Elgar
Sister Myles: Valerie Phillips
Mr Grainger: Arnold Peters

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Britain's only gold medal at the Helsinki Olympic games in 1952 was won by a horse and his rider - Foxhunter and Colonel Harry Llewellyn.


Unknown: Colonel Harry Llewellyn.

: Top Crown

BBC2 Invitation Pairs Crown Green Bowling Tournament from Pilkingtons Recreation Club, St Helens.
Tonight, the first semi-final. The 1984 champions,
TOMMY JOHNSTONE and EDDIE HULBERT , have moved one step nearer to becoming the first pair to win the tournament twice.
Standing between them and a place in the final are ARTHUR MURRAY and LEN HIGGINBOTTOM , together as a pairing for the first time, but top competition bowlers with a host of titles between them. Introduced by Richard Duckenfield
Commentator HARRY RIGBY Producer KEITH PHILLIPS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Tommy Johnstone
Unknown: Eddie Hulbert
Unknown: Arthur Murray
Unknown: Len Higginbottom
Introduced By: Richard Duckenfield
Commentator: Harry Rigby
Producer: Keith Phillips

: One Man and His Dog

The BBC Television
International Sheepdog Championships
Introduced by Phil Drabble with Eric Halsall The Finals
The hills of the Wye Valley and the river itself provide the backcloth for the last day of the television trials.
The competitors in today's finals combine their unique skills with the intelligence of their dogs in a major test of shepherding. Brace:
Thomas Longton with Bess and Maggie (England) v
Colin Gordon with Robbie and Nell (Wales) Singles:
Thomas Longton with Bess (England) v
Alex McCuish with Hemp (Scotland)
The trophies are presented by Lord Gibson-Watt.
Director DAVID PICKTHALL Producer IAN smith


Introduced By: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Eric Halsall
Unknown: Thomas Longton
Unknown: Colin Gordon
Unknown: Thomas Longton
Unknown: Alex McCuish
Director: David Pickthall
Producer: Ian Smith

: Mediterranean Cookery

Seven programmes on the food of the Mediterranean, introduced and narrated by Claudia Roden. 3: Turkey
No country has influenced the food of the Mediterranean as much as Turkey. Kebabs, stuffed vegetables, rice pilaffs, milk puddings and 'yufka,' the paper-thin dough you probably know as 'filo,' are but a few examples of the sophisticated cuisine that developed in Istanbul over 500 years of Ottoman rule. Top restaurant chefs in magnificent white hats, and good home cooks filmed in their own kitchens, show how to prepare some of the best, yet simplest, homely dishes. Photography TONY MAYNE Film editor KEITH WILTON
Videotape editor PETER FRANCIS Assistant producer CLARE BRIGSTOCKE
Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI Book, £12.95 from booksellers
0 RECIPE TIMES: page 95


Unknown: Claudia Roden.
Editor: Keith Wilton
Editor: Peter Francis

: Quartet

continues a season of films new to television.
Tonight starring Alan Bates, Maggie Smith, Isabelle Adjani, Anthony Higgins.

Paris, 1927. With her husband jailed for art trafficking, the rootless, penniless and beautiful Marya is taken in by an expatriate English couple, H.J. and Lois Heidler. But it proves to be a menage filled with sexual tensions and desperate passion.

This exotic period drama is by the acclaimed team responsible for "Heat and Dust" and "A Room with a View".

(First showing on British television)
(In The Picture: page 29)


Screenwriter: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Author: Jean Rhys
Producer: Ismail Merchant
Producer: Jean Pierre Mahot de la Querantonnais
Director: James Ivory
H.J. Heidler: Alan Bates
Lois Heidler: Maggie Smith
Marya Zelli: Isabelle Adjani
Stephen Zelli: Anthony Higgins
Theo: Pierre Clementi
Pierre: Daniel Mesguich
Mlle Chardin: Virginie Thevenet
Mme Hautchamp: Suzanne Flon
M. Hautchamp: Sebastien Floche
Anna: Sheila Gish
Guy: Daniel Chatto

: Newsnight

Russia's Second Revolution? with Charles Wheeler. Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael report on the rest of the world's news.


Unknown: Charles Wheeler.
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael

: Weatherview

: Ludwig van Beethoven

The Complete Piano Sonatas Daniel Barenboim plays Sonata No 23 Op 57, the 'Appassionata'


Unknown: Daniel Barenboim

: Open University

Physics: Which way to Turn? A rotating object, such as a gyroscope, will stay in a fixed direction in space. This remarkable property is the basis for some intriguing effects.


Producer: Nick Brenton

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