9.15 Maths at Work Programme 4
Young people use maths: a bonus clerk, laboratory assistant, kiln operator, process worker and a nurse. (R) (e)
9.38 Lifeschool: Economics A Question of Choice
In the Public Interest?
Should some services be supported by public money? What would happen if they weren't? Who benefited from the subsidised public transport system, which gave travellers in South Yorkshire the cheapest fares in the country? Consultant STEVEN HODKINSON Film editor BARRY HAIGH
Producer ROGER FRY (R) (e)
10.00 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs find different uses for a kitchen sieve, BILL
OWEN leads the singing in I'm a Little Teapot, Henry finds the words 'You and Me' written in Radio Times and on the television screen. ANTHONY VAN LAAST takes his son KIT to a dance class.
Film director LELIA GUINERY-GREEN Studio director NlCCI CROWTHER (R) (e)
10.15 Music Time
Grouping Beats (R) (e)
10.40 Thinkabout Cover Up
Frank and the children cover themselves and everything else in sight before they start stripping the walls. Then the telephone rings and they can't find it!
Producer PAT FARRINGTON (R) (e)
11.00 Zig Zag
Rush, the Fallow Deer (1) (R) (e)
11.20 English Time: Buddy by NIGEL HINTON
Last in a five-part drama serial Featuring
ROGER DALTREY as Terry
Everyday It's a-Getting Closer Buddy's plan to reunite his parents and to stop his dad's thieving goes disastrously wrong. There seems to be only one way out now - to leave his old life behind him and live on his own. But where?
Editor ALASTAIR MACKAY
Producer ROGER TONGE (R) (e)
11.45 Why? Because.... What's for Dinner?
Food is the key to the way beliefs affect everyday life. Narrator JENI BARNETT Producer JULIA DRUM
Series producer SUE WEEKS (R) (e)
12.08pm History File
Twentieth-Century History The Road to Berlin
1943-5. The final years of the war led to the defeat of Germany and the problems of post-war Europe.
Series producer PAUL MITCHELL (R) (e)
12.30 General Studies Searching the Self
Man's quest for an explanation of his world, and the strength to cope with it, has often derived from inner resources developed and revealed through such activities as prayer and meditation. This programme examines activities which are important to many religions.
Producer EDWARD HAYWARD (R) (e)
1.00 Science in Action Waste Not, Want Not
This week's programme is about recycling - a look at the contents of a family's dustbin, and the growing problem of plastic waste. Plus a DIY air recirculator for recycling warm air. Presenters TERRY MARSH and KJARTAN POSKITT Producer CLARE ELSTOW
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (R) (e)
A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38Near and Far:Nowand Then The Toy Business
Exactly how does a new product come into being? Who makes the decisions and what is involved? The programme follows the history of one particular toy through its design and manufacturing stages to the toy shop shelf. Film editor JOHN BILLINGHAM Producer NICHOLAS WHINES (e)
Weather followed by Word and Pictures
In today's story by JILL MURPHY , Claire hurts her knee and tells a variety of far-fetched stories to account for the accident.
Presenter VICKY IRELAND Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (e)
The Tennents United Kingdom Championship
If former world champion
DENNIS TAYLOR has overcome the disappointment of losing the Grand Prix final to
STEPHEN HENDRY , he should be making his first appearance in the televised stages of the championship this afternoon. Will the 'Maltese Falcon' - TONY DRAGO - be facing him, or 'Maximum Man'WILLIE THORNE ? On table 2, losing finalist last year, NEAL FOULDS , could well be meeting TONY MEO.
DAVID VINE introduces coverage of the continuing fifth-round matches from the Guild Hall, Preston. Television presentation
KEITH MACKENZIE. PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH PHILLIPS
Executive producer IAN EDWARDS BBC North West Snooker videos:
Snooker Century Breakers, BBCV 4009
The Final (Davis v Taylor, 1985) BBCViB5026
The People's Champion (Higgins, 1982), BBCV/B 5017 available from retailers including at
3.00 News and Weather
with Judi Spiers
How fast can you peel a spud? Bazaar's fun competition highlights potato peelers. Also a look at knitting machines, power tools and kitchen gadgets: the good, bad and useless. Eamonn Holmes continues his domestic education, and in the kitchen Lesley Walters transforms the humble spud into dishes with a difference. Director DAVE THOMAS
Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS (e)
News on the BBC Daytime Club with Rob Curling and Marian Foster
A 16-part serial based on the novels by WINSTON GRAHAM Part 5 by PAUL WHEELER Demelza becomes
Ross Poldark 's wife. But having gained his name, can she also gain his love?
Producer MORRIS BARRY Directed by PAUL ANNETT
Helena Carter Arthur Franz Jimmy Hunt
One night, 12-year-old David MacLean wakes up and sees a spaceship land outside his house.
When people investigating the site of the landing return oddly changed, no one will believe David that they are actually under the influence of the invaders from Mars ...
Screenplay by RICHARD BALEK
Produced by EDWARD L. ALPERSON Directed by WILLIAM CAMERON MENZIES
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Dr Pat Blake:
Dr Stuart Kelston:
Day two of the Lombard RAC Rally and the drivers left
Chester at 4.30am to tackle the Welsh forests.
WILLIAM WOOLLARD reports from Rally HQ on the day's events.
BARRIE GILL has the action from today's special stages; SUE BAKER and TONY MASON have been out and about talking to the teams.
It's nearly 20 years since civil rights demonstrations precipitated the division of Northern Ireland into two sharply defined communities. A generation has grown up in this atmosphere. Leaving aside the opinions and views of the politicians and the political commentators, two young people, Mark Adair and Nuala Nic Sheain , tell, in their own words, what's important to them about the place where they were born and the communities they've grown up in. Series producer PETER LEE-WRIGHT
Assistant producer JACKIE HAMILTON Producer MICHAEL MACCORMACK
Open Space is the series where the public can make programmes under their own editorial control helped by the Community Programme Unit
A Gift of Life
Boston, 23 December 1954. Richard Herrick , a young man dying of kidney disease, is about to make medical history. Surgeons will save his life by transplanting a kidney from his identical twin, Ronald.
Thus began a new and highly controversial era in surgery, which reached its climax 20 years ago this December when unknown South African surgeon, Christiaan Barnard , successfully transplanted a heart into a dying patient, Louis Washkansky.
Narrated by Alexander John Film editor PETER PARNHAM Written and produced by JON PALFREMAN
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continues a season of his films, tonight with Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault
During a retrospective festival of his work at the Stardust Hotel in upstate New York, film director Sandy Bates finds himself mobbed by a horde of critics and fans and haunted by memories of previous relationships. As the weekend progresses, the bizarre present is strangely confused with the past....
Woody Allen cites this as the favourite of his films.
Produced by JACK ROLUNS and CHARLES H.JOFFE
Written and directed by WOODY ALLEN
(First showing on British television)
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with Chantal Cuer
Catch up with the week in France - as covered by France's recently privatised first channel TF1 and the French press. But there's more to Telejournal these days than just the news ... Director DAVID COLEMAN Assistant producer DANIELLA DANGOOR
Producer BERNARD ADAMS
A late-night summary of today's stages in the Lombard RAC Rally.