9.25 Encounter: Austria
The School Year Begins.... for some with a fashion show, for others with English lessons. a fencing class and a visit to the Landeszeughaus, Graz. Film editor LUIS ESPANA
Producer SUSAN PATON (R) (e)
9.42 Media Studies Making the News
10.15 Science Workshop Fabrics (1)
10.38 Investigating Science
Measurement: Made to Measure (e)
11.00 Thinkabout Noodles in the Air
11.15 Near and Far: Now and Then
Life in the 17th Century The Gunpowder Plot
11.35 Scene Girls' Gang
12.05pm Science Topics Catalysis
'No catalysts, then no chemistry, then no life.'
Series producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
Presented by ROB CURLING Producer DAVID TAFT (R)
12.50 Micro File 'A'
LESLEY JUDD and FRED HARRIS introduce a compilation of items from the recent series Micro Live. Power (R) (e)
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A See-Saw programme by ERIC CHARLES (R)
1.38 Music Time
The Sounds of Words
The children listen to and make up some words which are used for their sound and not their meaning. The tango paso doble from Walton's Facade.
Presenters JONATHAN COHEN and HELEN SPEIRS
With KEITH BRAGG (flute) COLIN COURTNEY (clarinet) JOHN HARLE (alto sax)
GRAHAM ASHTON (trumpet)
MARK STEPHENSON (cello) and KEVIN HATHAWAY (percussion)
Producer ELIZABETH BENNETT (R) (e)
Weather followed by Watch
Presented by JAYE GRIFFITHS and TONY NEILSON (R) (e)
Introduced by Debbie Thrower from the Savoy Hotel, London
Weather followed by Wild World
Kopje - a Rock for All Seasons Granite islands set in the Serengeti's rolling ocean of grassland called 'kopjes' are a lair for lions and cheetahs.
Huge trees, secret pools and a wealth of plants hide and feed the curious hydraxes, the acrobatic agama lizards, and giraffes, klipspringers and huge eagles. Such animals endure even the driest of seasons here.
Narrated by Barry Paine Film editor PETER HEELEY Producer BARRY PAINE BBC Bristol (R)
Regional News and Weather
The third of four live Programmes with Mike Jordan
Jeremy Cherfas and Nick Davies
How do the zoo vets from
London and Whipsnade keep their animals fit and healthy? Although preventive
Medicine reduces illness, routine operations and emergencies keep the hospital busy.
(Final visit tomorrow at 4.00pm)
Rhino Rescue Narrated by David Attenborough
Herds of white rhino once roamed the savannahs of southern Africa in their thousands. By the turn of the century barely 25 survived.
Photographed and directed by RODNEY BORLAND
Commentary written by BRIAN JACKMAN
Film editor JIM CRYAN produced y CAROLINE WEAVER BBC Bristol (R)
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It is 20 years since
Glynn Christian left New Zealand. In this series he returns to his homeland to see what changes have taken place. 3: Oh! To Be in England....
Glynn Christian crosses the notorious Cook Straits from Wellington to Picton and explores the north of South Island.
Home of the famous apple industry, Glynn discovers that in New Zealand the apple can be used as an ingredient for more than the customary apple pie or crumble.
After visiting Chnstchurch - 'the most English city outside Britain', he moves on to the Canterbury Plains. Here on the Burden Sheep Farm he tries his hand at shearing before helping to prepare an enormous barbecue - in which traditional dishes hve been improved with New Zealand innovations.
Cameraman NICK DANCE Director TONY YEADON Producers NICK DANCE and TONY YEADON
A SERENDIPITY PICTURES production
When his Viper is damaged in a Cylon attack, Starbuck is forced to crash-land on a planet overseen by a huge
Cylon garrison. Rescued from his enemies by a family of children, he learns of the imprisonment of their father. Starbuck plans a daring rescue attempt, but can he trust the youngsters?
in conversation with Malcolm Muggeridge
Commissioner Catherine Bramwell-Booth , CBE. granddaughter of the founder of the Salvation Army, died on 4 October this year at the age of 104. As a tribute, the BBC is showing again a conversation she had on her 100th birthday.
Director RALPH ROLLS
Producer PATTI STEEPLES (R)
Lost horizons: Whatever happened to certainty?
Continuing its debate and questioning of the received wisdoms of the 20th century, this week on the 70th anniversary of the Russian
Revolution, Michael Ignatieff and his guests Paul Foot , journalist, Andrej Sakharov , Soviet historian,
Teodor Shanin , sociologist, Norman Stone , historian ask: must all revolutions devour their children? BBC Bristol
0 FEATURE: page 104
A duel of words and wit between
Arthur Marshall Sian Phillips Nicky Henson and Frank Muir
Referee Robert Robinson Devised by MARK GOODSON Directed by BRUCE MILLAR Producer PAUL CLAM
Britain's motorway network seems constantly clogged by road repairs.
William Woollard asks why the surfaces need rebuilding so frequently, and looks at an alternative way of funding road repairs being tried out in Arizona.
Also in America Chris Goffey reports on a glimpse into the future shape of the car, through the eyes of design students at Detroit's Centre of Creative Studies.
What was it like to race motor cars at the turn of the century? The first car to carry the British Racing Green, a Napier, has just returned to Britain, and Tiff Needell test-drives it over the tracks and lanes round its new home at Beaulieu. In the car of the decade series, it's the 50s and a car whose shape and engineering would make it remarkable
30 years later; the Citroen DS. Producer KEN POLLOCK
Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill
Starring Pete Duel and Ben Murphy
Special guest appearances by Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones with Jane Booker Kim Clifford
Alexandra Dane Robin Driscoll
Nigel Harman Clive Mantle
Peter McCarthy Louisa Rix
Written by CLIVE ANDERSON JON CANTER , ROBIN DRISCOLL ARTHUR ELLIS. JOHN KILBY
TERRY KYAN. RORY MCGRATH ROGER PLANER
GRIFF RHYS JONES. JAMIE RIX PAUL SMITH. NICK WILTON
Original music by PETER BREWIS Film cameraman REX MAIDMENT Studio sound LAURIE TAYLOR Studio lighting
GRAHAM RIMMINGTOM Designers
CHRIS RUGG and TIM GLEESON Production
JOHN KIRBY and JAMIE RIX
The first programme in a seven-part series filmed over two years inside the secretive world of Customs and Excise.
The Red Sammy
Tonight, the first of two films with the Romeos, a crack customs cocaine target team, to be shown on consecutive nights.
Months of painstaking intelligence gathering lead to a crucial break for the Romeos - a courier, recruited in Spain, is to make a cocaine run from South America and Operation Renaissance is born. Surveillance by hidden cameras follows the target's departure from Heathrow and, a week later, the Romeos lie in wait for his return. The courier's suitcase is a Samsonite - the Red Sammy ...
Photography PATRICK O'SHEA
Film editor ANDREW WILLSMORE Assistant producer ROGER COURTIOUR
Producer PAUL HAMANN
(Part 2 tomorow at 9.00pm)
0 FEATURE: page 11 and WODDIS ON: page 99
Presented by Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael
With international reports by David Sells and Charles Wheeler
Daniel Barenboim plays Beethoven's sonata no 21, opus no 53, the Waldstein Sonata
Directed by JEAN-PIERRE PONNELLE Produced by Metropolitan, Munich (R)