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: Daytime on Two

9.52 Look, Look and Look Again
If You Go Down to the Woods Classes find that living things can inspire exciting art projects.
Producer EDWARD HAYWARD (R) (e)
10.15 Look and Read
Dark Towers by ANDREW DAVIES A reading series for 7- to 9-year-olds.
7: The Dark Tree
Producer SUE WEEKS (R) (e)
10.38 Investigating Science Classification: Sort it Out
How many ways are there to sort out the beans we buy in the supermarket? How do scientists classify colour? Narrator MIKE RODDEN
Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE (R) (e)
11.00 Watch
Peter and the Wolf and Pipes
(R) (e)
11.18 Wondermaths
7: Stella has a problem hanging Hudson's picture and solves it by making a net.
Hudson's voice .JONATHAN IZARD Written by COLIN DAVIS Consultant JOHN SHARPE
ProducerDAVID SCOTT COWAN (R) (e)
11.35 MI 10: Mathematical Investigations Folds
Fold a piece of paper in half. Fold that in half. And again.... forever? followed by The Right Shape
Why is the 'Golden Rectangle' such a popular shape?
Presenter HILARY CLOUGH
Animation STEWART HARDY FILMS Series producer DAVID ROSEVEARE Producer ROBIN MUDGE (R) (e)
12.00 Maths Topics Statistics (2)
Data representation: bar and pie charts; the histogram. Producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
12.20pm Textile Studies Spinning a Yam
The basic properties of a fabric depend on the yarn, and the yarn's quality is decided by the fibres. A look at fibres natural and synthetic, including a tough new polyamide that looks and feels just like cotton. Presented by KEITH CHEGWIN Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (R) (e)
12.50 Micro File 2
A compilation of items from the recent series Micro Live. Too Risky (R) (e)
For programme notes send A sae enclosing PO or cheque for 75p to: [address removed]

Contributors

Producer: Edward Hayward
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Narrator: Mike Rodden
Unknown: Jonathan Izard
Written By: Colin Davis
Unknown: John Sharpe
Producer: David Scott Cowan
Presenter: Hilary Clough
Unknown: Animation Stewart
Producer: Robin Mudge
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: Keith Chegwin
Producer: John Chapple
Zak: Christopher Ullicr Ap
Stella: Sita Ramamurthy

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme with Carol Leader
Chock-a-Block is chock-a-block with pictures to words that rhyme.
Music PETER GOSLING
Graphic designer MINA MARTINEZ Director NICK WILSON (R)
1.38 Outlook
Alternative Technology 4: It's Only Natural
Presenter DAVID PARRY JONES Producer IFOR REES (R) (e)

Contributors

Unknown: Carol Leader
Music: Peter Gosling
Designer: Mina Martinez
Director: Nick Wilson
Presenter: David Parry

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Everything goes wrong for Cosmo and Dibs while they are minding JENI BARNETT 'S stall, plus practice with the number 6.
Book: Meg's Eggs
Producer RICHARD CALLANAN (R) (e)

Contributors

Unknown: Jeni Barnett
Producer: Richard Callanan

: See Hear

: Holiday Outings

By Greyhound Bus....
Gillian Reynolds travels by Greyhound bus to New Orleans, birthplace of traditional jazz, then on to JR's Southfork and Elvis's Graceland
Producer PATRICIA HOULIHAN (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Gillian Reynolds

: News

Weather followed by American Basketball From America, the glamorous world of professional basketball. High-speed technique is matched by high-blown finance as the NBA play-offs Progress towards their money-spinning climax.
Television presentation WTBS/CBS Producer DEREK BRANDON
A CHEERLEADER production for BBCtv (R)

Contributors

Producer: Derek Brandon

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Intrigue

starring
George Raft June Havoc
Embittered by his wrongful dismissal from the air force,
Brad Dunham joins a gang of black marketeers in Shanghai, and is surprised to find his partner is a beautiful, though dangerous, woman. When a reporter friend turns up, Brad is disconcerted to find he is doing an expose on the racketeers, which leads the flyer to an unexpected discovery....
Screenplay by BARRY TRIVERS and GEORGE SLAV1N
Produced by SAM BISCHOLFF
Directed by EDWARD L MARTIN
0 FILMS: page 26

Contributors

Unknown: George Raft
Unknown: Brad Dunham
Unknown: Barry Trivers
Unknown: George Slav1n
Produced By: Sam Bischolff
Directed By: Edward L Martin
Brad Dunham: George Raft
Tamara Baranoff: June Havoc
Linda Parker: Helena Carter
Mark Andrews: Tom Tully
Ramon: Marvin Miller
Karidian: Dan Seymour
Liu Chen: Phillp Ahn
Mike: Jay C Flippen

: Film 87

Presenter Barry Norman previews films from the 31st London Film Festival, which runs from 11-29 November.
(For full details see yesterday on BBCI at 11.05pm)

Contributors

Presenter: Barry Norman

: No Limits

Lleyn Peninsula
Pop videos, powerplays,
British and American charts, all delivered not just at high speed but at high altitude among the mountains of Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula in north Wales. Framed by this scenic splendour, presenters Tony Baker and Jenny Powell wrestle with the Welsh language. Goodness knows where they'd have ended up if an interpreter hadn't helped them find
Llanystumdwy, Llithfaen and LIanberis, not to mention the few places that don't begin with 'LI'. The hills, apart from being alive with the sound of rock music, yield a rich crop of curiosities from bloodcurdling legends to a llama farm.
Associate producer JONATHAN KING Production PETER HAMILTON BBC North West

Contributors

Producer: Jonathan King
Unknown: Peter Hamilton

: Open to Question

Peter Tatchell, Labour candidate in the 1983 Bermondsey by-election, is a leading campaigner for gay rights and the author of a book for AIDS sufferers.
Tonight he faces an audience of young people.
God teaches in the Bible that homosexuality is a rebellion against nature. A lot of people who believe that heterosexuality is normal and homosexuality is abnormal are right-wing moral majority types who want women back in the home.
Presented by John Nicolson Researcher MARK HAGEN
Director DENNIS COSGROVE Producer STEWART LAMONT BBC Scotland

Contributors

Presented By: John Nicolson
Presented By: Researcher Mark Hagen
Director: Dennis Cosgrove
Producer: Stewart Lamont

: Rockschool

Fourth of eight programmes on making music in a rock band.
Soloing and Lead Vocals Presenters
Deirdre Cartwright (guitar), Alastair Gavin (keyboards), Geoff Nicholls (drums) and Henry Thomas (bass) look at expression, dynamics and phrasing; how to use the pitch wheel to bend synth notes; two-handed fretboard tapping for guitar and bass; and playing drum solos over a pre-programmed drum machine part. Also featured: how to develop new soloing voices using relative scales and modes.
With comments from Jan Hammer , Tony Banks of Genesis, Midge Ure , Graham Bonnet and soul singer James Ingram.
Research DAVID Sinclair , TIM LAMBERT
Production assistant
ADELE RAWNSLEY
Produced by CHRIS LENT (e)

Contributors

Guitar: Deirdre Cartwright
Guitar: Alastair Gavin
Unknown: Geoff Nicholls
Bass: Henry Thomas
Unknown: Jan Hammer
Unknown: Midge Ure
Unknown: Graham Bonnet
Singer: James Ingram.
Unknown: David Sinclair
Unknown: Tim Lambert
Unknown: Adele Rawnsley
Produced By: Chris Lent

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly
Michael Barry , Jill Goolden Food news, challenges, tests, and the craftiest cooking. French packet soups are compared to English packet soups by naval chefs. And, in the studio, a recipe for real minestrone.
Sir Richard Body , mp, attacks the secrecy of government. Why are we never told the whole truth about additives and pesticides?
Next week, the world's largest wine tasting. If you want to join in, you'll need to watch this week's tasting of German wines!
Film directors STEPHEN LAMBERT ELERI EVANS
Studio director JEREMY MILLS Producer PETER BAZALGETTE
For fact sheet send a cheque or postal order for 60p (made payable to BSS) to: Food and Drink [address removed]
0 RECIPE TIMES: page 92

Contributors

Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden
Unknown: Sir Richard Body
Directors: Stephen Lambert
Directors: Eleri Evans
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: Brass Tacks: Driving Licence

Public opinion was outraged by the Hungerford massacre, and the Home Secretary has promised legislation to curb guns. But cars kill more people than guns - last year 16 people died on Britain's roads every day - and yet the drivers of these lethal weapons often get off with a year's ban and a small fine. In British law there is no distinction between the careless driving that damages a car, and that which takes a life. In the Brass Tacks studio, John Harrison asks if there should be stiffer penalties for every driver who kills.
Studio director ROBERT KHODADAD Producer JOHN DRURY Editor COLIN CAMERON BBC North West

Contributors

Unknown: John Harrison
Director: Robert Khodadad
Producer: John Drury

: Entertainment USA

Savannah, Georgia
Last week Jonathan King was way up north in Alaska - this week he's in the deep south. A beautiful historic city which was built on the cotton and slave trade,
Savannah now tries to play up the former and play down the latter, but still 80 per cent of its population is black.
JK sees the Fat Boys in town for a concert and meets veteran disco originator
Barry White. He also visits a store which is wallpapered in real dollar bills.
Film cameraman MIKE RADFORD Film sound SIMON WILSON
Videotape editor ROGER MARTIN
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Produced and directed by GORDON ELSBURY

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan King
Unknown: Barry White.
Unknown: Mike Radford
Unknown: Simon Wilson
Editor: Roger Martin
Producer: Michael Hurll
Directed By: Gordon Elsbury

: Footsteps

The Rose-Red City
(Jean Louis Bruckhardt 1784-1817)
Presented by David Drew I was without protection in the midst of a desert where travellers had never before been seen; and a closer examination of these works would have excited suspicion that I was a magician.
In the mountains of Arabia a secret valley conceals one of the most stunning and fabulous archaeological sites in the world. Legendary
Petra, 'the rose-red city, half as old as time', was carved from the rock more than
2,000 years ago.
In 1812 Burckhardt, a young Swiss explorer searching for the source of the River Niger in Africa, stumbled upon the incredible remains of this city, lost to western eyes since the time of the Crusades. David Drew tells the story of the rediscovery of this remarkable site and of the courage and determination shown by one man in conditions of great personal danger.
Researcher RENEE VAN DER VLOODT Film editor PAUL ASHTON
Cameraman COUN WALDECK Series editor BRUCE NORMAN Producer ROY DAVIES
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Louis Bruckhardt
Presented By: David Drew
Unknown: Renee van Der Vloodt
Editor: Paul Ashton
Unknown: Coun Waldeck
Editor: Bruce Norman
Producer: Roy Davies

: Sing Country

from the Silk Cut Festival
Tonight's selection from the Wembley bill includes a broad cross-section of country styles. David Allan introduces the action featuring Sleepy La Beef Tommy Collins Leon Everette and Janie Fricke
Festival organiser MERVYN CONN
Sound PAUL CUNLIFFE. BARRIE HAWES Lighting JOHN WIGGINS
Designer ANDREW HOWE-DA VIES Producer DAVE PERROTTET

Contributors

Introduces: David Allan
Unknown: Tommy Collins
Unknown: Leon Everette
Unknown: Paul Cunliffe.
Unknown: Barrie Hawes
Unknown: John Wiggins
Designer: Andrew Howe-Da
Producer: Dave Perrottet

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael with political and economic reports from Will Hutton and Nick Clarke

Contributors

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

: Weatherview









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