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: Open University

Manmade Macromolecules

: Daytime on Two

10.4 Mindstretchers
Problems for 10- to 12-year olds, with suggested solutions. Bypass: The Problem
FEROZA SYAL explains the pros and cons of bypasses. Which is the best route for the bypass for Edsbridge? Series producer
10.15 Subtitle Slot
Zig Zag: The Eskimos The Eskimo Today
The Geography Programme
Why Industry Comes and Goes (1) (e)
11.0 Play School
Story: Patrick and Michael (traditional)
Musical director IAN SMITH Woodwind DAVID MOSES
11.20 Pages from Ceefax
11.40 Sex Education Growing
How do children learn and grow, and what are the special changes that take place at puberty? These questions are answered for 8- to
10-year-olds in the first of a three-part series.
Producer DEREK LONGHURST (R) (e)
12.0 English File
Enjoying Books: Survivors
This is a crucial theme - in real life as well as fiction - and the three books featured today are exciting and moving. Some teenagers agree that trying to survive may be grim - but reading about others' struggles is rewarding in many ways. Presenter NIGEL HINTON with KERRY SHALE and MARCIA TUCKER
Producer ROSANNA HIBBERT (R) (e)
12.20 Pages from Ceefax
12.32 pm Scene
Fido, Friend or Foe?
DAVID BELLAMY presents the case for and against keeping dogs as pets. What are the rights of those who love, even need them, and those who suffer some of the unpleasant consequences?
Series producer ROGER TONGE


Unknown: Edward Hayward
Presenter: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presenter: Guests Don Spencer
Presenter: Ben Haggerty
Director: Ian Smith
Director: Woodwind David Moses
Unknown: Percussion Peter Howland
Producer: Greg Childs
Editor: Cynthia Felgate
Producer: Derek Longhurst
Presenter: Nigel Hinton
Presenter: Marcia Tucker
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert
Unknown: David Bellamy
Producer: Roger Tonge

: King Rollo

A See-Saw programme by David McKee.
King Rollo chooses the wrong time to read his comic. (R)


Writer: David McKee
Narration: Ray Brooks
Music: Duncan Lamont
Animation: Leo Beltoff
Production: Clive Juster

: Philomena

A See-Saw programme
with Johnny Ball.
When the white kitten with green eyes returns, you know it's time for another tale about the farm. Today Philomena helps patch up a quarrel over an old coat. Animation, Semafor Studios Film Polski (R)


Presenter/narrator: Johnny Ball
English adaptation: Robin Haldane
Producer: Greg Childs

: Daytime on Two

1.38 Computer Club
The Computer and the Water Engineer

: You and Me

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds When Dibs hears a message from Gary, he and Cosmo get the wrong end of the stick.
Louise is diabetic and has to have an insulin injection before her birthday tea. Song: 'Tinga layo'.
Studio director SUE ARON
Producer Nicci CROWTHER (R) (e)
Book, You and Me: Cosmo and Dibs Get Lost, £1. 75 from retailers


Presenters: Gary Wilmot
Presenters: Jeni Barnett
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: International Tennis

The Stella Artois Championships from Queen's Club, London
Chasing this year's No 1 seed BORIS BECKER , are two of the most exciting players on the circuit, YANNICK NOAH and PAT CASH.
Introduced by BARRY DAVIES Commentator
BBC videos: Play Tennis. BBCV/B 1010 The Best of Wimbledon 1, BBCV/B 5020
The Best of Wimbledon-Doubles,
BBCV/B 5032: available from retailers including at
4.0 News and Weather
Regional News and Weather let]


Unknown: Boris Becker
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Gerald Williams.
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Alastair Scott

: Randolph Scott in Carson City

continues the season of films in tribute to the star who died earlier this year. Tonight with Lucille Norman
Raymond Massey
Tough rail engineer
Jeff Kincaid is hired to build a railroad across the mountains. The plan is to protect the gold and silver shipments from the mines to Carson City. But, in addition to opposition from the townsfolk, Kincaid finds himself under attack from 'Big Jack' Davis - a mine owner and gold robber!
Screenplay by SLOAN NIBLEY .WINSTON MILLER Produced by David WEISBART Directed by ANDRE DE TOTH
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Lucille Norman
Unknown: Raymond Massey
Unknown: Jeff Kincaid
Play By: Sloan Nibley
Unknown: Winston Miller
Produced By: David Weisbart
Directed By: Andre de Toth
Jeff: Randolph Scott
Susan: Lucille Norman
'Big Jack': Raymond Massey
Alan Kincaid: Richard Webb
Jim Squires: Larry Keating
William: George Cleveland
'Hardrock': William Haade
Charles: Thurston Hall
Henry: Vince Barnett

: The Education Programme

Presented by Sarah Kennedy Whether you are a parent, pupil, student, teacher or adult learner, this series should have something of interest for you.
Book, Education: An Action Guide for Parents, £5.95 from booksellers


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy
Producer: Mary Sprent
Editor: Peter Riding

: Face the Music

This week's nostalgic dip into the archives features a programme first broadcast in 1973. Joyce Grenfell , Bernard Levin and Robin Ray with chairman
Joseph Cooper are joined by internationally-renowned soprano Dame Eva Turner. Producer WALTER TODDS
Director DENIS MORIARTY (R) (Regional programme - for variations see below)


Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Bernard Levin
Unknown: Robin Ray
Unknown: Joseph Cooper
Soprano: Dame Eva Turner.
Producer: Walter Todds
Director: Denis Moriarty

: Gardeners' World

from 'Spinners', near Lymington with Roy Lancaster and John Kelly
Do you know what to grow in the shade of a large tree or in a soggy part of the garden? If you don't, then this woodland and bog garden will be of great interest.
Peter Chappell 's interest in woodland and bog plants was forced upon him in 1959 when he took over two and a half acres of trees and bracken.
This interest has turned into considerable expertise and Roy Lancaster and John Kelly will be looking with an enthusiast's eye at the host of rare and interesting plants, shrubs and trees.
Producer JOHN KENYON Production assistant
Producer PHILIP FRANKLIN BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: John Kelly
Unknown: Peter Chappell
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: John Kelly
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Jane Don
Producer: Philip Franklin

: The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

by DOUGLAS ADAMS adapted in six parts from the BBC radio series starring
David Dixon , Simon Jones Sandra Dickinson
Mark Wing-Davey featuring
Peter Davison , Jack May
Colin Jeavons , Dave Prowse and the voice of Peter Jones
5: In which our heroes enjoy a reviving meal at a very unusual restaurant. The Dish of the Day says hello to them, but an intergalactic rock star does not, because he is spending a year dead for tax reasons. As a special cabaret treat, the Universe ends.
Radiophonic music PADDY KINGSLAND
Animated sequences ROD LORD Designer ANDREW HOWE-DAVIES Producer ALAN J. w. BELL (R)


Unknown: David Dixon
Unknown: Simon Jones
Unknown: Sandra Dickinson
Unknown: Mark Wing-Davey
Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Jack May
Unknown: Colin Jeavons
Unknown: Dave Prowse
Unknown: Peter Jones
Designer: Andrew Howe-Davies
Producer: Alan J. W. Bell
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: David Dixon
Trillian: Sandra Dickinson
Zaphod: Mark Wing-Davey
Garkbit (head waiter): Jack May
Bodyguard: David Prowse
Max: Colin Jeavons
Marvin: David Learner
Voice of Marvin: Stephen Moore
Zarquon: Colin Bennett
Dish of the Day: Peter Davison

: Art, and All That Jazz

Miles Kington visits the Bath International Festival and discovers there is a lot more to it than the classical music concerts. He listens to
Budhaditya Mukherjee , one of the world's youngest and greatest sitar players; chats to Jim Hall and Bob Brookmeyer , acclaimed masters in the world of jazz, watches the 350-year-old
Commedia dell'arte company, I Carrara, in rehearsal; swaps views on festivals with Quentin Crisp ; and wanders around the Contemporary Art Fair, the only one of its kind in Britain.


Unknown: Budhaditya Mukherjee
Unknown: Jim Hall
Unknown: Bob Brookmeyer
Unknown: Quentin Crisp
Unknown: Steve Wagstaff
Producer: Caroline Maynard

: Newsnight Election Special

Donald MacCormick pulls together the story of the 1987 General Election - and looks ahead to the early days of the new government. With the help of the Election 87 team of experts, a look at who won, and why - and at how much the campaigning styles influenced the result.
In the studio, leading political figures give their verdict on the result.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: Weatherview

: La belle équipe

Jean Gabin
Five friends, living from hand to mouth, believe their luck has changed when they win the national lottery.
Determined to stick together, they invest their prize money in a country inn but an unscrupulous vamp threatens the unity of the team.
Screen idol Jean Gabin and director Julien Duvivier were one of the most successful film partnerships of the pre-war French cinema.
Directed by JULIEN DUVIVIER Black and white
A French film with English subtitles First showing on British television
0 IN THE PICTURE: page 19


Unknown: Jean Gabin
Unknown: Jean Gabin
Director: Julien Duvivier
Unknown: Charles Spaak
Unknown: Julien Duvivier
Directed By: Julien Duvivier
Jean: Jean Gabin
Charles: Charles Vanel
Raymond: Aimos
Gina: Viviane Romance
Huguette: Micheline Cheirel
Mario: Raphael Medina
Jacques: Charles Dorat
Gaston Jubette: Jacques Baumer

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