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: Open University

Recycling Scrap Copper

: Daytime on Two

11.0 Watch
Water Creatures (1)
James watches some children dipping for water creatures.
(R) (e)
11.17 Now and Then Over to You
What do glass-making in Rotherham and Bronze Age carvings on Ilkley Moor have in common? They were topics chosen from dozens sent in from children all over Britain for an access programme on local history.
11.40 Mindstretchers
Problems for 10- to 12-year-olds, with suggested solutions.
The Spy Who Came in from the Code: The Problem
A spy makes her escape with an important message in cipher.
Where was it hidden, and what did it say? With VICKY LICORISH and TONY AITKEN. Series producer
11.45 Pages from Ceefax
1.38 pm Walrus
Getting it Together
Writing it down -LEO AYLEN and the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association show the way. Series producer MORTON SURGUY Producer JUDITH MILES (e)


Producer: Pat Farrington
Unknown: Vicky Licorish
Unknown: Tony Aitken.
Unknown: Edward Hayward
Unknown: Leo Aylen

: You and Me

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Dibs feels like leaving home. But will he have enough luggage? Henry the kangaroo needs an ambulance. Watch Kelly and Elizabeth moving to a new home. Song: 'Ally bally bee'.
Presenter GARY WILMOT Film director ADRIAN MILLS
Producer nicci CROWTHER (e)


Presenter: Gary Wilmot
Director: Adrian Mills
Producer: Nicci Crowther
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: The Education Programme

with Sarah Kennedy (e)
News and Weather followed by Gardeners' World from 'Spinners' near Lymington with Roy Lancaster and John Kelly


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: John Kelly

: Royal Ascot

Continued coverage of the first day of this traditional festival.
3.45 The St. James's Palace Stakes (Old Mile)
The Battle of the giants. English and Irish 2,000
Guineas winner Don't Forget Me clashes with the French
2,000 Guineas winner Soviet
Star in what could be the race of the week worth over
4.20 The Coventry Stakes (6f) The race which last year gave Lester Piggott his first Royal Ascot victory as a trainer.
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON (Highlights tonight at 11.45pm) including at


Unknown: Lester Piggott
Introduced By: Julian Wilson

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Vera Caslavska
She was the heroine of the 1968 Olympic Games. She was the star who tumbled and vaulted her way to numerous medals. She was the Czech who brought the 'Hat dance' to Mexico!
Series producer JEFF GODDARD (R)


Unknown: Vera Caslavska

: One in Four

Isobel Ward and Simon Barnes present this magazine programme for and about disabled people and their families. Included are reports on the portrayal of disability on television, and what's being done to make the countryside more accessible. There's also an interview with Jane Asher , one of the judges in this year's Spastic Society Literary Awards.
For factsheet write to: One in Four, BBCtv, London W12 8QT 0 INFO: page 89


Unknown: Isobel Ward
Unknown: Simon Barnes
Unknown: Jane Asher
Producer: Christopher Hutchins

: The Water Margin

A band of colourful outlaws live by their wits and their swords in the marshy land of the water margins of Liang Shan Po.
A Death for Love, More Deaths from Greed
Directed by YASUO FURIHATA (R)


Directed By: Yasuo Furihata
Lin Chung: Atsuo Nakamura

: Rock Greats: It's Only Rock 'n' Roll

A Whistle Test report on Mick Jagger
'I was, you know, feeling in the mood for it, and I thought - stop talking about the solo record you might do one day. I didn't think about it too much, to be honest. I just went ahead and did it'. (Rolling Stone magazine 1985)
Since June 1962, Mick Jagger has been fronting what for many is the greatest rock and roll band in the world - THE ROLLING STONES. In March 1985 he broke that mould and released his first solo album - She's the Boss.
David Hepworth flew to Paris and met up with Mick to talk to him about the project. This exclusive interview includes footage shot in Brazil to accompany the album, as well as rarely-seen archive footage of the Stones in performance.
Executive producer JOHN BURROWES
Producer DAVID G. CROFT (R)


Unknown: Mick Jagger
Unknown: David Hepworth
Editor: Michael Appleton
Producer: John Burrowes
Producer: David G. Croft

: Rita Hayworth in The Renegade Ranger

I continues a series of films starring the screen goddess who died last month. Tonight with George O'Brien
Tim Holt
In this lively Western, Rita plays the leader of a band of renegades who join up with a Texas ranger to right the wrongs of land thieves!
Screenplay by OLIVER DRAKE Produced by BERT GILROY Directed by DAVID HOWARD
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: George O'Brien
Unknown: Tim Holt
Unknown: Oliver Drake
Produced By: Bert Gilroy
Directed By: David Howard
Jack Steele: George O'Brien
Judith Alvarez: Rita Hayworth
Larry Corwin: Tim Holt
Happy O'Rourke: Ray Whitley
Juan: Lucio Villegas
Ben Sanderson: William Royle
Tonia: Cellejo Callejo
Rawlings: Neal Hart
Monte: Monte Montague
Idaho: Robert Kortman

: Entertainment USA 2

Introduced by Jonathan King California 2 - South
Last week J. K. only made it half way in his epic drive down the coast from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
He's been waiting for you to catch up so he can set off on the second leg. He drives through the spectacular scenery of Big Sur, stops off at Hearst Castle - the Versailles of California - and visits US singing star Kenny Loggins at home in Santa
Barbara. The Emmy award-winning Golden Girls is the hit sit-com of the year and J. K. meets them on the set to see how the show is made. Producer GORDON ELSBURY


Introduced By: Jonathan King
Unknown: Kenny Loggins
Producer: Gordon Elsbury

: Brass Tacks

In the past decade, Britain's inner cities have received millions of pounds of taxpayers' money - as successive governments have wrestled to reverse their decline. But more and more of that investment has gone into prestige city and dockland developments - less and less to local communities.
Last week Brass Tacks reported on the 'Eldonians' - a group of people in Liverpool who took on the planners and the politicians to build new homes for themselves.
Tonight John Harrison asks if this is a realistic way forward for the rest of the inner-city communities. In the audience are planners, politicians, activists - and you, the viewers, who rang in to have your say.


Unknown: John Harrison
Director: Robert Khodadad
Producer: Dianne Nelmes
Editor: Colin Cameron

: Isn't it Shocking?

Continues a season featuring some of the most outstanding films made for television. Today starring Alan Alda
Louise Lasser
Edmond O'Brien
The sleepy town of Mount Angel has a new young sheriff, a community of senior citizens and a murderer intent on drastically reducing the population. When Sheriff
Barnes investigates, he finds no reason for the seemingly unconnected deaths, but he, like the victims, is in for a severe shock.
Screenplay by LANE SLATE
Directed by JOHN BADHAM
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Alan Alda
Unknown: Louise Lasser
Unknown: Edmond O'Brien
Unknown: Lane Slate
Produced By: Howard Rosenman
Produced By: Ron Bernstein
Directed By: John Badham
Sheriff Dan Barnes: Alan Alda
Blanche: Louise Lasser
Justin Oates: Edmond O'Brien
Marge Savage: Ruth Gordon
Dr Lemuel Lovell: Will Geer
DOC Lovell: Dorothy Tristan
Jesse Chapin: Lloyd Nolan
Ma Tate: Pat Quinn
Myron Flagg: Liam Dunn
Michael: Michael Powell
Hattie: Jacqueline Allan McClure

: Cardiff Singer of the World

An international competition for singers at the start of their professional careers.
Tonight's programme is the second of the preliminary rounds between:
Ibolya Verebics (Hungary) Kristinn Sigmundsson (Iceland)
Marina Ferreira (Portugal) Hugh Mackey
(Northern Ireland)
Iva Hraste (Yugoslavia) with BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra associate leader BARRY HASKEY conducted by OWAIN ARWEL HUGHES Piano accompanist INGRID SURGENOR
Presenter Brian Kay


Unknown: Ibolya Verebics
Unknown: Kristinn Sigmundsson
Unknown: Marina Ferreira
Unknown: Hugh MacKey
Unknown: Iva Hraste
Leader: Barry Haskey
Piano: Owain Arwel Hughes
Accompanist: Ingrid Surgenor
Presenter: Brian Kay

: Newsnight

Analysis by Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael
With political and economic reports from Vincent Hanna Will Hutton and Nick Clarke


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael
Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Will Hutton
Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Weatherview

: Royal Ascot

Highlights of the opening day, including a first showing of the 'Ascot Derby', the King Edward VU Stakes run late this afternoon.

: Open University

Physics: Vibrations of Music
Fiddles, drums, clarinets - all rely on vibrations, but it's the natural resonance of an instrument that determines its tonal quality.

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