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: Open University

Chancellor's School

: Daytime on Two

10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs is upset, but Cosmo doesn't notice. Later they both cheer up, to discover that all living things need water. Story: Meg's Car by HELEN NICOLL andJANPIENKOWSKI
Book animation GIL POTTER Film editor DAVID PAINTER
10.15 Science Workshop Twigs and Wood 'B'
Why forest fires are started deliberately, how trees are grafted in the Tree Circus, and what a burl is.
Series producer MICHAEL COYLE (R) (e)
10.38 The Geography programme
Routeway BERNARD CLARK investigates the different routes taken by the first canal, the first railway line and the first motorway across the Pennines between
Yorkshire and Lancashire. producer LEN BROWN (R) (e)
110 Words and Pictures Oliver Ostrich
Oliver Ostrich just can t help swallowing things. He causes a lot of trouble, until a suitable job for a compulsive swallower is found.
Presenter VICKY IRELAND producer MOYRA GAMBLETON Animation LEO BELTOFT (R) (e)
11.17 Information World Five programmes about information technology in everyday life.
2: The Big Search
Computers are good at storing a lot of information and allowing easy access to it. But what use do people make of these databases?
Presenter CAROL LEADER Producer ROGER FRY (e)
11.40 Pages from Ceefax
12.50 France-Francais
7: Le grand prix des apprentis
From all the apprentice jockeys at his school, Oliver has been chosen to ride in the Marseille races. The responsibility weighs heavily as he prepares himself for the big day. producer SUSAN PATON (e)
1.5 Pages from Ceefax
1.38 Subtitle Slot
A series of programmes from the year's schools television output, repeated in subtitled form for hearing-impaired children.
Zig Zag: The Eskimos At Home on the Ice
The people who live in the Arctic - the Eskimos.
Series producer TOM STANIER Producer ROSANNA HIBBERT (R) (e)


Unknown: Helen Nicoll
Unknown: Gil Potter
Producer: Michael Coyle
Unknown: Routeway Bernard Clark
Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: Oliver Ostrich
Unknown: Oliver Ostrich
Producer: Moyra Gambleton
Producer: Susan Paton
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert

: Thinkabout

Down Our Way
Frank and the gang turn the yard into a playground and have fun with boxes. See a school with an extra special playground and a model town.
Producer DAVID MELDRUM (R) (e)


Producer: David Meldrum

: Zig Zag

Sinbad the Sailor
A hundred years after the death of Muhammad, Arab scientists and merchants had created a new civilisation. Paul Coia and Sheelagh
GUbey explore the world of Islam and introduce the story of Sinbad the Sailor.
Producer TOM STANIER (R) (e)


Unknown: Paul Coia
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright
Frank: Jim Dunk

: Antiques Roadshow

Introduced by Hugh Scully
The people of Southampton show the experts fine ornaments from the Orient, a pair of Venetian blackamoors and a remarkable Russian silver dish.


Introduced By: Hugh Scully
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: The Amen Corner

Joan Bakewell looks at the all-black production of JAMES BALDWIN 'S play set in a gospel church, which is currently playing in London's West End.
Produced and directed by ROB WHITE


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: James Baldwin
Directed By: Rob White

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: The Animals Roadshow


: Around with Alliss

from Old Thorns Golf and Country Club, Liphook, Hampshire
The first in a repeat showing of the popular series in which Peter Alliss plays golf and talks with well-known people. His guest today is Norman Wisdom , comedian, actor and singer. Norman reflects on his childhood and the struggle of his early days and gives Peter quite a surprise when he breaks into a knockabout boxing routine. (R)


Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Norman Wisdom

: The Water Margin

None Ever Escape Alive
A band of colourful outlaws live by their wits and their swords in the marshy land of the water margins of Liang Shan Po.... (R)

: Swashbucklers: The Prisoner of Zenda

Stewart Granger James Mason Deborah Kerr
Stewart Granger plays a dual role in the third version of ANTHONY
HOPE'S famous story about an Englishman whose resemblance to the King of Ruritania involves him in a plot against the throne. A game of cat and mouse with the usurper Michael and his accomplice, Rupert of Hentzau, culminates in some spectacular swordplay while Deborah Kerr , as the princess, is caught in a romantic dilemma between the king and the handsome imposter.
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Stewart Granger
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Stewart Granger
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: John L. Balderston
Produced By: Pandro S. Berman
Directed By: Richard Thorpe
Rudolph Rassendyll/King Rudolph V...: Stewart Granger
Princess Flavia: Deborah Kerr
Rupert of Hentzau: James Mason
Col Zapt: Louis Calhern
Antoinette: Jane Greer
The Cardinal: Lewis Stone
Michael, Duke of Strelsau: Robert Douglas
Fritz von Tarlenheim: Robert Coote
Johann: Peter Brocco
Josef: Francis Pierlot

: Cartoon

: Only One Earth

A series by Global Report about eight individuals who have each come to realise there is, indeed, only one earth.
1: Big Fish, Little Fish
Dudley Tapalia lives in the Solomon Islands. In 1986 he joined the islanders' fishing fleet. It was a struggle both for Dudley in his first month's probation and for the survival of the island's fishing industry.
Film cameraman ALEX HANSEN Film editor MARTIN SHARPE Producer JONATHAN DARBY
Series producer PETER FIRSTBROOK


Unknown: Dudley Tapalia
Unknown: Alex Hansen
Editor: Martin Sharpe
Producer: Jonathan Darby
Producer: Peter Firstbrook

: Painting with Light

David Hockney
In this new series, six major contemporary painters create pictures that exist only on your television set at home. For the first time, artists like Howard Hodgkin, Sir Sidney Nolan , Richard Hamilton and tonight, David Hockney , are confronted with the extraordinary Quantel
Paintbox, a computer that offers an electronic, and infinitely adaptable, palette and brush, and that stores and recalls each step of the process of picture-making.
In a day-long session,
David Hockney paints directly on to the television screen - studies of his London studio, and a portrait of Francis Bacon - and as the day progresses he describes his reactions to this challenging new technology. 'I've no doubt it's a new medium. You're drawing with light on glass, and it gives a richness of colour that even paint can't give. It's a picture that doesn't exist in any other form.'
Videotape editor SALLY YEADON Art advisor MARK GLAZEBROOK Director DAVID GOLDSMITH Executive producers
A GRIFFIN production for BBCtv
* FEATURE: page 82


Unknown: David Hockney
Unknown: Sir Sidney Nolan
Unknown: Richard Hamilton
Unknown: David Hockney
Unknown: David Hockney
Unknown: Francis Bacon
Editor: Sally Yeadon
Unknown: Mark Glazebrook
Director: David Goldsmith
Unknown: Michael Deakin
Unknown: Leslie Megahey

: M*A*S*H

As Hawkeye warms both his stethoscope and to the task of giving Hotlips a medical, Trapper refuses to be examined by anyone. But the rumblings in his stomach turn out to be good news... (R)

: A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery: Have His Carcase

Last of four parts dramatised by ROSEMARY ANNE SISSON with Richard Morant Rowena Cooper and Jeremy Sinden
With the aid of an encoded letter found on the body of the dead man, Lord Peter and Harriet Vane solve the mystery of the contradictory evidence.
Music composed and arranged by JOSEPH HOROVITZ


Dramatised By: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Unknown: Richard Morant
Unknown: Rowena Cooper
Unknown: Jeremy Sinden
Unknown: Harriet Vane
Arranged By: Joseph Horovitz
Designer: Barbara Gosnold
Producer: Michael Chapman
Director: Christopher Hodson
Lord Peter Wimsey: Edward Petherbridge
Harriet Vane: Harriet Walter
Bunter: Richard Morant
Landlord Lundy: Gordon Salkilld
Old Pollock: John Cater
PC Ormonde: Michael Troughton
Polwhistle: Kit Jackson
Tom: Gary Whitaker
Inspector Trethowan: Ray Armstrong
Perkins: Peter Benson
Hospital sister: Carole Walker
Mrs Lefranc: Barbara Young
Jem Pollock: Edward Pinner
Antoine: Michael Heath
Mrs Weldon: Rowena Cooper
Henry Weldon: Jeremy Sinden
Salcombe Hardy: Arthur Cox
News editor: Arthur Blake
Bright: Colin Higgins
Gaffer Trewin: Arthur Hewlett
Mrs Morecombe: Angela Morant
Mrs Steme: Rosalyn Elvin

: Secret Society: 3: A Power in the Land

With Duncan Campbell.
Membership of one of Britain's tiniest 'trade unions' is restricted to those at the very top of the law and order business. The Association of Chief Police Officers represents 280 of our most senior policemen. Yet its influence on Government policy has been profound.
Hardly anyone had heard of ACPO until it was plunged into controversy in 1984, at the heart of the miners' strike. Then the Association was in the public eye, organising national coordination between police forces. Even now, almost all of its deliberations, decisions and documents are confidential. Who truly decides national policy in most fields of law and order? Have ACPO's leaders been open enough on vital matters of policing policy - like public order, intelligence gathering in the community or policing industrial disputes? Duncan Campbell turns detective to report on the outlook, accountability and hidden influence of the Chief Constables' club.
BBC Scotland


Reporter: Duncan Campbell
Director: Dennis Cosgrove
Producer: Brian Barr

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael with international reports by David Sells and Charles Wheeler


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Charles Wheeler

: Weatherview

: Open University

HAS Air Pollution: Concentrate and Contain
Dust, sulphur dioxide, nitrous oxides - all are by-products of burning coal in power stations. There are technologies to contain them - but are they environmentally and economically worth it?
12.10 am An Exam for all Reasons The new General Certificate of Secondary Education will totally change exams for every school pupil. But is it too little, too late? Producer KEN LITTLE (R)


Producer: Martin Wright

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