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: Open University

Geology: Inside Volcanoes

: Marketing in Action

Opening Principles
Researching the lifestyles and habits of potential customers lays the foundation for the launch of a new chain of fashion stores.
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Roger Penfound

: Startup Your Own Business

Testing the Waters
For the newcomer, an excellent source of sound advice is the experience of those already running their own small businesses. Producer ROGER PENFOUND
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Roger Penfound

: Wild Flower

Michael Jordan unravels fact from folklore to bring a new view of familiar wild flowers. Wild Daffodils
These plants are true flowers of the woodland. They're specially designed to do all their growing and flowering early in the year. Each spring they join a race to beat the leaves on the trees - which will soon burst open, cut out the light and shade the woodland floor.
Video cameraman ALAN HAYWARD Producer SARA FORD BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Michael Jordan
Unknown: Alan Hayward

: You and Me

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs look for
Sheila's four bangles. Henry the kangaroo goes to the post office. Adam goes ten-pin bowling. Song: 'Five little speckled frogs'.
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)


Presenter: Sheila Chitnis
Director: Adrian Mills
Producer: Nicci Crowther
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Praise Be!

with Thora Hird


Unknown: Thora Hird

: The Education Programme

with Sarah Kennedy


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale with Geoff Hamilton and Anne Swithinbank


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Don't Break Your Heart

Regular exercise reduces the risk of getting a heart attack. But, as Tony Lewis points out, you don't have to be an athlete to look after your heart; there's an exercise to suit everyone.
David Steel , David Owen Roger Daltrey
Lennie Bennett and Faith Brown reveal how they keep fit, and the programme's strip cartoon hero is near his transformation from heart-slob to heart-throb. Director TONY MCAVOY Producer BARRY LYNCH BBC Wales (R)
Book, £5.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Tony Lewis
Unknown: David Steel
Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: Roger Daltrey
Unknown: Lennie Bennett
Unknown: Faith Brown
Director: Tony McAvoy
Producer: Barry Lynch

: The Animals Roadshow


: The Water Margin

A Man's Only Happiness
A band of colourful outlaws lives by its wits and swords in the marshy land of the water margins of Liang Shan Po ...
Directed by NOBUO NAKAGAWA English version directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL Produced by NTV (R)


Directed By: Nobuo Nakagawa
Directed By: Michael Bakewell
Lin Chung: Atsuo Nakamura
Hu San-niang: Sanae Tsuchida
Kao Chiu: Kei Sato
Shih Chin: Teruhiko Aoi
Sung Chiang: Takeshi Obayashi
Wu Sung: Hajime Hana
Tai Sung: Toshio Kurosawa
Chang Shun: Akio Hasegawa

: Songs of Innocence and Experience

Tonight Arena takes the Everly Brothers on a journey from their roots in Kentucky to stardom in Nashville. Along the way they meet their coal-mining relations, FELICE AND
BOUDLEAUX BRYANT who penned their early hits, their producer
CHET ATKINS , architect of the 'Nashville Sound' and the legendary guitarist MOSE REGUR.
Follow them from their heyday in the 50s through the anxieties and changes of the 60s to their dramatic break-up in 1973. Ten years later they were back together again after an emotional reunion at the Royal Albert Hall , London with the songs that defined a generation, 'Cathy's clown',
'Bye bye love', 'Wake up little Susie' and 'All I have to do is dream'.
An Arena presentation (R)


Unknown: Boudleaux Bryant
Unknown: Chet Atkins
Guitarist: Mose Regur.
Unknown: Albert Hall
Producer: Alan Yentob
Director: Anthony Wall

: Jennifer Johnston

'We're going in a vicious circle, round and round. We're replaying the same theme over and over again.' Jennifer Johnston is one of Ireland's finest writers. Her new novel Fool's Sanctuary, set amid the troubles of the 1920s, examines again the questions of betrayal and personal suffering in Ireland's history which permeate all her work.
From the apparent seclusion of her home just outside
Londonderry she talks in this rare interview about the cornerstones of her vision for herself and for her country. Narrated by Ian Hamilton Producer DONALD STURROCK A Bookmark production


Unknown: Jennifer Johnston
Unknown: Ian Hamilton
Producer: Donald Sturrock

: Top Gear

In the last of the series, as a celebration of summer William Woollard ,
Sue Baker , Chris Goffey and Frank Page take to the hills of North Wales in four British designed and built sports cars, to try and recapture the lost joys of 'wind in the hair' motoring. Chris Goffey brings us up to date with the fortunes of Chris Goodwin and the other novice racing drivers from the first programme of the series, with a report from Oulton Park on the sixth round of the Cellnet Formula First Championship.
Does the MOT test, first introduced in 1960, still serve a useful purpose? Sue Baker tries to find out how sure you can be that a car carrying an MOT certificate is, in fact, safe to be on the road.
William Woollard road tests what's claimed to be Britain's first motor car, the 1894 Santler, and asks which eight cars would be voted the 20th century's 'cars of the decade'. Producer KEN POLLOCK
Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Sue Baker
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Unknown: Frank Page
Unknown: Chris Goffey
Unknown: Chris Goodwin
Unknown: William Woollard
Producer: Ken Pollock

: Brass Tacks

with John Harrison Youthful Intentions
On 11 June some four million young people have the chance to vote in their first election. The votes of these 18-22-year-olds will be crucial, especially in a marginal constituency like The Wrekin in Shropshire - a constituency that has swung with the country in almost every election since the First World War.
Roisin McAuley joins the new voters in the new town of Telford to hear their views on politics and politicians, on jobs and joblessness, and on Britain's role today, and discovers that, in Telford at least,
Britain's newest voters are not as predictable as the pollsters and the political parties may think.


Unknown: John Harrison
Unknown: Roisin McAuley

: Right to Kill?

continues a season featuring some of the most outstanding films made for television. Tonight starring Frederic Forrest
Christopher Collet
When the Jahnke family moved to Wyoming, teenagers Richard and Deborah thought it would be the beginning of a new life. But their father is a disturbed, bitter and violent man whose oppressive regime and irrational behaviour make their existence a living hell. Day after day their pain increases until it becomes intolerable and Richard decides he has a right to kill....
This tense and forceful drama is based on a true story. with ANN WEDGEWORTH and TERANCE O'QUINN
Screenplay by JOYCE EUASON Produced by JACK CLEMENTS Directed by JOHN ERMAN
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Unknown: Frederic Forrest
Unknown: Christopher Collet
Unknown: Ann Wedgeworth
Unknown: Terance O'Quinn
Unknown: Joyce Euason
Produced By: Jack Clements
Directed By: John Erman
Richard Jahnke Sr: Frederic Forrest
Richard Jahnke: Christopher Collet
Deborah Jahnke: Justine Bateman
Mrs Jahnke: Karmin Murcelo

: Newsnight

including Election Debate
Donald MacCormick invites three leading party spokesmen into the studio to discuss the major election issues.
Adam Raphael reports on the key moments from tonight's election events, with analysis of the issues raised.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael

: Weatherview

: On the Hustings

Julia Somerville introduces some of tonight's key speeches from the campaign trail.

: Open University

Sun. Cities, and Smog
A look at the effect of bright light on exhaust fumes, creating photochemical smog. one of Los Angeles's biggest problems.


Producer: Peter Firstbrook

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