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: Open University

Latin Squares

: Daytime on Two

9.35 Encounter: Austria The Body-building World Championships in Graz From the gym where
Arnold Schwarzenegger first flexed his muscles comes KURT SCHACHNER !
Film cameraman GODFREY JOHNSON Producer SUSAN PATON (R) (e)
9.52 Making History: Local
Studies. Church and Community The architecture, memorials and records of old churches in particular can tell a lot about community life. Second-year students solve mystenes about a church in Yorkshire.
10.15 Equal People
Dressing Up. A look at dress now and in the 19th century, and the need for freedom, self-assertion and self-expression. Presenter CAROLE HARRISON
Producer ROSANNA HIBBERT (R) (e)
10.38 Brazil
City of Newcomers
A look at one of the families that have moved into the slums of Belo Horizonte , Brazil's third-largest city.
Producer LEN BROWN (R) (e)
11.0 Watch
Senses: Smells
(R) (e)
11.17 Now and Then
On the Water. A group of school children sail a 100-year-old
Thames barge, and then trace its history.
Producer JUDY BROOKS (e)
11.40 Mindstretchers
Problems for 10- to 12-year-olds, with suggested solutions.
Lies and Statistics: Problems The annual report of a chocolate company. With FEROZA SYAL and ANTHONY DANIELS
Producer EDWARD HAYWARD (R) (e)
Microelectronics in Action Controlling. People expect microelectronics to control robots, but what about concert lighting, or cars?
Series producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
12.8 pm Pages from Ceefax
12.30 Marketing in Action: Corporate Fitness
A new marketing strategy rests upon persuading British management that fitness at work matters.
A BBC/Open University production
12.55 Startup Your Own
Business. A Leap in the Dark Self-employment can lead to emotional conflict - independence v risking all. Producer ROGER PENFOUND
A BBC/Open University production
1.20 Pages from Ceefax
1.38 Walrus
Spellbound. If you can't spell, you're not alone! LEO AYLEN presents practical help and the Wordtrack quiz.
Series producer MORTON SURGUY Producer JUDITH MILES (e)


Unknown: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Unknown: Kurt Schachner
Unknown: Godfrey Johnson
Producer: Susan Paton
Presented By: Richard Burrows
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Presenter: Carole Harrison
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert
Unknown: Belo Horizonte
Producer: Len Brown
Producer: Judy Brooks
Producer: Anthony Daniels
Producer: Edward Hayward
Producer: Peter Bratt
Producer: Roger Penfound
Producer: Roger Penfound

: You and Me

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs imagine flying, and living underwater. A group of children make masks and costumes for their Caribbean carnival party.


Director: Pat Farrington
Producer: Richard Callanan
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: The Education Programme

with Sarah Kennedy (e)


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy

: Gardeners' World

from Blackfordby, Staffordshire with Geoff Hamilton , John Kelly


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: John Kelly

: Don't Break Your Heart

Smoking 20 cigarettes a day trebles the risk of a heart attack. Hear tips on giving up from Spike Milligan , from the once 100-a-day Denis Norden , from Kim Wilde and Esther Rantzen.
Tony Lewis investigates what smoking does to the arteries, and the role of blood pressure and stress in heart disease. Director TONY MCAVOY Producer BARRY LYNCH BBC Wales (R)
Book, £5.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Kim Wilde
Unknown: Esther Rantzen.
Unknown: Tony Lewis
Director: Tony McAvoy
Producer: Barry Lynch

: One in Four

Isobel Ward presents this magazine programme for and about disabled people and their families. Included in this month's edition: improving access to buildings, summer fashion ideas, and the launch of a special dating agency.
Fact sheet available from One in Four BBCtv, London W12 8QT
* INFO: page 92


Producer: Christopher Hutchins

: Beauty Is in the Eye

At the Court of King Solomon 'Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet. Thy speech is comely: thy temples are like a piece of pomegranate within thy looks.' We shall never know what the beauties described in the Song of Solomon were really like, but perhaps Lea Avraham , a Yemeni dancer, gives us an idea as she prepares for the stage role as King Solomon's daughter. Producer ANTHONY ISAACS (R)


Unknown: Lea Avraham
Producer: Anthony Isaacs

: The Water Margin

Ever Busy are the Gods of Love (R)
(For cast see page 63. Next episode tomorrow at 5.15 pm)

: Bruce Springsteen Glory Days

On four nights in the summer of 1985 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band filled to capacity the Los Angeles Coliseum, home of the 1984 Olympics. It was the culmination of a 16-month world tour, during which Born in the USA became the CBS label's biggest-selling album of all time.

In this world-exclusive interview, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band talk to David Hepworth, with extracts from 14 previously unseen performances including 'Sandy' from Springsteen's English debut performance at the Hammersmith Odeon concert in 1975.

Feature: page 25


Interviewer: David Hepworth
Interviewee: Bruce Springsteen
Interviewees: The E Street Band
Film Editor: Ken Barry
Producer: Michael Appleton

: Hooked! International

Comedian Jim Davidson joins Derek Davis on a carp-fishing expedition at Viborg in Jutland. Jim relaxes waiting for days on end for that most elusive of quarries.
The coarse angling match has reached the last heat, the two best runners-up, who also go into the final, are known. The Britain and Ireland team faces the Danish side, fishing its home waters.
Heat 5:
Britain and Ireland
TOM PICKERING (Britain) v Denmark
Match organiser PETE THOMPSON Director PHIL FRANKLIN Producer ROY RONNIE


Unknown: Jim Davidson
Unknown: Derek Davis
Unknown: Bill Lawlor
Unknown: Karlo Jeppesen
Unknown: Henrik Bach Nielsen
Unknown: Kaj Pedersen
Unknown: Pete Thompson
Director: Phil Franklin
Producer: Roy Ronnie

: Top Gear

William WooUard tests one of a new generation of stepless transmissions, soon to be available in the Fiat Uno. With the approach of summer, Frank Page looks at a range of camper vans, while Chris Goffey hears of the conflict that can arise when trail riders and four-wheel-drive enthusiasts penetrate green lanes the ramblers feel should be ceded to them.
For the motorist seeking high performance, the names
Lotus and Maserati carry a special cachet. Sue Baker compares two of the latest models: the Esprit Turbo HC and the Biturbo Spider. Producer KEN POLLOCK
Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: William Woouard
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Unknown: Biturbo Spider.
Producer: Ken Pollock

: Brass Tacks

with John Harrison The Care Bearers
Eleven- year-old Adele [text removed] is Britain's Most Caring Child. Each night, and all weekend, she is solely responsible for her disabled mother. She feeds her, dresses her, takes her to the toilet, and puts her to bed. When her mother wakes at night, Adele gets up to turn her over. She's been doing this since she was 6. She is one among many children whose dedication we applaud, but whose predicament we ignore.
Gerry Northam reports, and asks, who cares for the kids who care?
0 FEATURE: page 3


Unknown: John Harrison
Unknown: Adele [text removed]
Unknown: Gerry Northam
Unknown: David Jackson
Unknown: Chris Sugden Smith
Editor: Richard Fretwell
Producer: John Drury
Editor: Colin Cameron

: Something about Amelia

- continues a season featuring some of the most outstanding films made for television. Tonight starring Ted Danson
Glenn Close and As 13-year-old Amelia Bennett becomes increasingly depressed, her school counsellor attempts to find out why. Eventually Amelia reveals that her father is forcing her to have sex with him.
A sensitive film from the director of the Oscar-winning Children of a Lesser God.
Screenplay by WILLIAM HANLEY
FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Ted Danson
Unknown: Amelia Bennett
Unknown: William Hanley
Produced By: Michele Rappaport
Directed By: Randa Haines
Amelia: Roxana Zal
Steven Bennett: Ted Danson
Gail Bennett: Glenn Close
Ruth Walters: Olivia Cole

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: McKenzie's Lore

"I'm an election fanatic. They are to me what the Cup Final is to soccer fans."
From 1959 to 1979 Robert McKenzie, accompanied by his famous 'Swingometer', made shrewd observations on British politics, some uncannily relevant now.
As election time comes round look back on McKenzie's own brand of perception, wit and fun, which enlivened television political coverage for over 25 years.


Producer: Maryse Addison

: Open University

Luminence and Spectroscopy
Fluorescence and phosphorescence are exploited for analytical purposes - the Post Office uses phosphorescence to code letters. Producer NEIL CAMERON (R)


Producer: Neil Cameron

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