Science: Elements Discovered
10.4 Mindstretchers A to B: The Problem
10.15 Subtitle Slot
Zia Zag: The Eskimos
10.38 The Geography Programme
What Ice Did to the Land
11.17 Information World Introducing Information
11.40 Making History: Local Studies. Families
12.0 English File
Media Resources: Reporting from the Scene
How a news reporter puts a story together. Film of the BBC's KATE ADIE on an assignment, and a discussion between Home Affairs correspondent BILL HAMILTON and Brent students who have filmed their own local stones. Producer DAN GARRETT
Series producer GEOFF WILSON (R) (e)
12.32 pm Scene
Scene in New York
The Guardian Angels
What's it like to be a teenage member of one of the safety patrols which, with their distinctive T-shirts and red berets, claim to deter crime on New York's subways?
1.0 Pages from Ceefax
1.38 Computer Club
The Computer and the Gymnast (e)
2.0 News and Weather
2.2 You and Me
A series for 4-and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs imagine being weightless and going to the moon.
With MAGGIE OLLERENSHAW
Puppets made by TIM ROSE
Producer RICHARD CALLANAN (R)(e)
The World Professional Snooker Championship
Semi-finals from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield
DAVID ICKE with coverage of the first semi-final.
2.45 DAVID VINE with Snooker Break and the name of the winner of Shot of the Championship. The lucky winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Sheffield, plus tickets for all the sessions of the Final on Sunday and Monday.
3.3 Coverage of the second semi-final with DAVID ICKE. Commentators TED LOWE
JACK KARNEHM , CLIVE EVERTON Summarisers
JOHN VIRGO , JOHN SPENCER including at
3.0 News and Weather and at
3.50 News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
A season of films starring one of Britain's most popular film comedians, George Formby Today with Phyllis Calvert
Formby is in fine form as a ukulele player mistaken for a secret agent in Norway in the early days of World War II. In spite of his predicament and the hazards of espionage,
George finds time to sing with his 'uke', including the classic 'MrWu'sa window cleanernow'.
Screenplay by JOHN DIGHTON
AUSTIN MELFORD. ANGUS MACPHAIL BASIL DEARDEN
Produced by MICHAEL BALCON Directed by MARCEL VARNEL
0 FILMS: page 20
Sarah Kennedy presents this weekly live look at the world of education.
This week's programme includes a film in which
Professor Ted Wragg sets out to try to discover the key factors behind Harrow LEA's success in coming top of the exams 'league' in England and Wales.
Producer SALLY KIRKWOOD Editor PETER RIDING (e)
Book, Education: An Action Guide for Parents, £5.95 from booksellers
The World Professional Snooker Championship
First semi-final from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
DAVID VINE introduces further coverage.
Presented by Geoff Hamilton and Anne Swithinbank
Early May is an ideal time for starting work in the garden - planting out vegetables, herbaceous perennials and half-hardy annuals.
But some of the more exotic vegetables, such as sweetcorn, require starting off in the greenhouse. Using direct-sowing under plastic, however, eliminates this need. David Antill from Efford Experimental
Horticultural Station joins the team again to show just how effective growing under plastic can really be, even for temperature-sensitive crops. Anne Swithinbank looks at some of the house plants you might have bought for Easter, and gives advice on how to ensure they remain healthy. Executive producer JOHN KENYON Production assistant CHRISTINE HARDMAN
Producer DENIS W. GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261
Book, Three Men in a Garden. £12.95 from booksellers
Warning: this may cause acute amusement. Some scenes may include expl ;cit 'jokes' or 'japes'. However, for the first 29 minutes, something else ...
Featuring Rory Bremner with Sara Crowe , John Dowie Steve Steen , Jim Sweeney Written by BARRY CRYER JOHN DOWIE. GUY JENK1N
STEVE PUNT. PETE SINCLAIR STEVE STEEN. JIM SWEENEY
Script associate JOHN LANGDON
Music by SIMON BRINT. STEVE BROWN Lighting GRAHAM RIMMINGTON Sound DAVID THOMPSON Designer
DAVID BUCKINGHAM Director MARCUS MORTIMER Producer BILL WILSON
A comedy-drama serial in six parts by JOHN GODBER
2: Tuesday-Women Free
Night - Skodge's Nightmare Eric insists that bouncers' standing orders are strictly observed. It's 'women free' at the Ritz Disco. There's a new girl - Cheryl - at the box-office. Kenny falls head-over-heels, Chike gives mature advice. And Skodge finds he may have taken on more than he bargained for.
Music IRVING BERLIN,
PETER SKELLERN , RONNIE HAZLEHURST PETER GRAHAME
Script editor FIONA FINLAY Designer IAN ASHURST Producer CHRIS PARR Directors
MARTIN SHARDLOW , JOHN GODBER BBC Pebble Mill
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Joan Bakewell talks to the makers of the film based on the life of the English madam, Cynthia Payne.
with Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael
DAVID VINE with coverage of the third session of the first semi-final, and the latest from the other semi-final.