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: Daytime on Two

9.52 Look, Look and Look Again
Portrait of the Artist
Children in Aberdeen and Brent find exciting ways of reflecting their own appearance, personality and interest through art.
Producer EDWARD HAYWARD (R) (e)
10.15 Look and Read Dark Towers by ANDREW DAVIES
A reading series for 7- to 9-year-olds based on a humorous ghost story in ten episodes. 8: Beware of the Bird!
Producer SUE WEEKS (R) (e)
10.38 Investigating Science Classification:
Elementary, My Dear Watson From fingerprints to faces - how the process of classifying has helped solve the problem of uniquely identifying people. Narrator MAC ANDREWS Director MICHAEL MOSLEY followed by How Does Your Garden Grow? How can the exploration of a crystal garden lead to the idea of classifying crystal shapes? Series producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (e)
11.00 Watch
Peter and the Wolf and Horns
A look at brass instruments and horns of all kinds, plus the wolfs theme from Peter and the Wolf.
(For full details see Thursday at
2.00pm) (e)
11.18 Wondermaths
8: The Investigator enters the tunnel of gloom, and it takes all the ingenuity of Stella, Zak and Hudson to escape from it.
Hudson's voice .JONATHAN IZARD Written by COLIN DAVIS Designer RORY MITCHELL
Producer DAVID SCOTT COWAN (R) (e)
11.35 MI 10: Mathematical Investigations
Decimals Forever
How to cut a cake into thirds by cutting it into quarters. followed by How Likely?
To start a game, is it fair to toss a coin? Why?
Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE (R) (e)
12.00 Maths Topics Statistics (3)
Data reduction: measures of central tendency and of spread. Producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
12.20pm Textile Studies Fashion Makers
Keith goes to Kent and meets VALERIE GOAD , a designer of very special clothes for girls, who gets inspiration from her own children and a love of fine fabrics. ALISON BROWN , too, loves using fabrics to express her ideas for teenage boys' fashions.
Presented by KEITH CHEGWIN Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (R) (e)
12.50 Micro File 2
A compilation of items from the recent series Micro Live. Robots (R) (e)
For programme notes send A4 sae enclosing PO or cheque for 75p to: [address removed]


Producer: Edward Hayward
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Director: Michael Mosley
Producer: Robin Gwyn
Written By: Colin Davis
Designer: Rory Mitchell
Presenter: Hilary Clough
Producer: Peter Bratt
Unknown: Valerie Goad
Unknown: Alison Brown
Presented By: Keith Chegwin
Producer: John Chapple
Zak: Christopher Lillicrap
Stella: Sita Ramamurthy

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme with Fred Harris Music PETER GOSLING
1.38Homeground Communications 4: Post Haste!
The post is a very important part of our communications network. It enables us to send letters and printed material anywhere in the world. How does the Post Office organise this?
Presented by VERA DING


Unknown: Fred Harris
Music: Peter Gosling
Designer: Mary Penley Edwards
Producer: Michael Cole
Presented By: Vera Ding
Producer: Christine Truran

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. (R)(e)

: Sign Extra

Sixteen Up - Home and Away
(ohown on Sunday on BBCl at 12.10pm)

: Holiday Outings

Moscow and Leningrad
Fourteen-year-old Adam and his friend, Ben, explore the grandeur of Moscow before moving on to the spectacular city of Leningrad.


Director: David Pearson
Producer: Patricia Houuhan

: News

Weather followed by The World About Us Search for Survivors
A light aircraft is missing in the mountains of British Columbia. A helicopter carrying a millionaire is lost in a dense forest. A fisherman is overboard in the Pacific. 442 Search and Rescue
Squadron set out to save them. This is their story. Producer TONY BROUGHTON
Senes editor ANTHONY ISAACS (R)


Producer: Tony Broughton
Editor: Anthony Isaacs

: It's My Pleasure

Over the next five weeks Desmond Lynam takes pleasure in inviting his guests to unlock the film and video vaults with their personal memories of past television moments.
Maureen Lipman is his first guest to reminisce about programmes she has loved.
Her choice includes All Your Own, Quatermass and Compact.


Presenter: Desmond Lynam
Guest: Maureen Lipman
Producer: Phil Chilvers

: One in Four

Presented by Isobel Ward and Simon Barnes


Presented By: Isobel Ward
Unknown: Simon Barnes

: My Music

Frank Muir and John Amis challenge Denis Norden and Ian Wallace over questions set by Steve Race
Television presentation DOUGLAS HESPE (R)


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Ian Wallace

: Film 87

: No Limits

Tonight the world's fastest rock show whistles through Edinburgh, the 'windy city'. Presenter Jenny Powell and her sporran partner
Tony Baker can't trace so much as a Scottish twig in their family trees, but they're full of admiration for kilt-edged securities like Edinburgh Castle, Princess Street and the Royal Mile. Pop videos, UK and US charts and powerplays may seem out of place among the classical architecture of this northern
Athens, but you can be sure no one's ever made
Edinburgh Rock like this before.
Associate producer JONATHAN KING Production PETER HAMILTON BBC North West


Presenter: Jenny Powell
Unknown: Tony Baker

: Open to Question

Favouritism, occultism, secrecy, barbaric oaths.
These are a few of the labels which its critics have attached to Freemasonry. In the first full-length television interview on masonic beliefs and practices, the Grand
Secretary of the United
Grand Lodge of England,
Commander Michael Higham , is questioned by an audience of young people.
Presented by John Nicolson Researcher MARK HAGEN


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

: Rockschool

Fifth of eight programmes on making music in a rock band.
Guitar and Bass Synths Electronic Drums
Deirdre Cartwright (guitar), Alastair Gavin (keyboards), Geoff Nicholls (drums) and Henry Thomas (bass) explore the world of 'pitch to voltage', 'pitch to digital' and 'active fret' guitar and bass controllers; put the electronic drumkit through its paces; and explain how to use MIDI modes.
Also featured: a beginner's guide to FM programming - operators, carriers, algorithms. What does it all mean?
With comments from
Midge Ure , virtuoso guitarist Allan Holdsworth , and ex-Yes and King Crimson drummer, Bill Bruford. Researchers
DAVID SINCLAIR , TIM LAMBERT Production assistant
Produced by CHRIS LENT (e)


Guitar: Deirdre Cartwright
Guitar: Alastair Gavin
Unknown: Geoff Nicholls
Bass: Henry Thomas
Unknown: Midge Ure
Guitarist: Allan Holdsworth
Unknown: Bill Bruford.
Unknown: David Sinclair
Unknown: Tim Lambert
Unknown: Adele Rawnsley
Produced By: Chris Lent

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly
Michael Barry , Jill Goolden Tonight, it's the world's largest wine tasting, as viewers lift their glasses live with Jill Goolden and Oz Clarke.
A winter warmer is created with a delicious recipe for a Welsh winter soup. 'Cawl' is a traditional blend of lamb and vegetables.
Quark, fromage frais and creme fraiche are all appearing in shops, but what is the best way of eating this new range of soft cheeses? Film director KEVIN HULL
For factsheet send a cheque or postal order for 60p (payable to BSS) to: [address removed]
0 RECIPE TIMES: page 15


Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden
Unknown: Jill Goolden
Unknown: Oz Clarke.
Director: Kevin Hull
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: Brass Tacks

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Two-thirds of adults in Britain don't smoke. Yet millions of them have to work alongside smokers, with no rights to demand smoke-free air. That could soon change. A major government-appointed committee will shortly confirm that passive smoking increases the risk of lung cancer. Helen Boaden discovers non-smokers may be able to use the courts to ban smoking at work. Researcher IAN COOK Producer BRIAN BARR Editor COLIN CAMERON BBC North West
If you have strong views on the rights of smokers and non-smokers alike, ring [number removed]for the chance to contribute to next week's debate. Lines are open until 11.00pm tonight. 0 INFO: page 101


Unknown: Helen Boaden
Unknown: Ian Cook
Producer: Brian Barr

: Entertainment USA

Sacramento, California
This area has belonged to the Russians and to the Spanish at different times, but is now firmly in the hands of the Americans. The capital city of California, overshadowed by its more glamorous and famous rivals, Los Angeles and San Francisco, it's still a great place with lots to do. Jonathan King meets
Juliet Prowse , survives white-water rafting and pans for gold.
Film cameraman MIKE RADFORD Film sound SIMON WILSON
Videotape editor ROGER MARTIN Produced and directed by GORDON ELSBURY


Unknown: Jonathan King
Unknown: Juliet Prowse
Unknown: Mike Radford
Unknown: Simon Wilson
Editor: Roger Martin
Directed By: Gordon Elsbury

: Footsteps

Temples of Solomon Karl Mauch in Africa 1837-1875
Presented by David Drew
When Karl Mauch discovered massive stone ruins in the unknown heart of Africa, he was convinced that he had found Ophir, the legendary source of King Solomon's gold. The city must, he felt, have been built by Solomon's men. His ideas were to suit white colonists for generations. But, more recently, supported by the archaeological evidence, black nationalists have challenged these theories and rightly claimed 'Great Zimbabwe' as the work of their forefathers.
David Drew treks north across the Limpopo River by jeep and on foot, retracing Mauch's solitary and dangerous route. He recounts how the explorer evaded death and capture to discover southern Africa's greatest stone city.
Voice of Mauch
Frederick Jaeger
Photography JOHN STONE Film editor ROBIN IMRAY


Unknown: Solomon Karl Mauch
Presented By: David Drew
Unknown: Karl Mauch
Unknown: David Drew
Editor: Bruce Norman
Producer: David Wallace

: Sing Country

from the Silk Cut Festival
For the last programme in this series, join the Wembley audience and your host
David Allan for a selection of the best in country music, featuring Rex Allen Junior Connie Smith
New Grass Revival and the Bellamy Brothers, who are helped out briefly by the Forester Sisters
Festival organiser MERVYN CONN Sound
Videos: Boxcar Willie Sings Country BBCV4044
Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis Live! BBCV 4045
Johnny Cash Live in London bbcv 4043
Country Greats at Wembley BBCV 4046
All £9.99 from retailers


Unknown: David Allan
Unknown: Paul Cunliffe
Unknown: Barrie Hawes
Unknown: John Wiggins
Designer: Andrew Howe.
Producer: Dave Perrottet
Unknown: Carl Perkins
Unknown: Jerry Lee Lewis

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael

: Weatherview

: One in Four

Isobel Ward and Simon Barnes present this magazine programme for disabled people and their families, with regular contributors Clive Jermain and Chris Davies.
Included this month: cooking hints for Christmas from
Anne Davies , and Rosamund Browne reports on a project intended to help people live independently in the community. There's also some music from another winner of the One in Four lyric-writing competition.
With subtitles for the hard-of-hearing
For factsheet send sae to:
[address removed]


Unknown: Simon Barnes
Unknown: Clive Jermain
Unknown: Chris Davies.
Unknown: Anne Davies
Unknown: Rosamund Browne
Producer: Christopher Hutchins

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