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: Daytime on Two

9.25 Treffpunkt: Osterreich Die Lehrlingszeit
Two apprentices at work and at home. Gabi's a waitress. Claus works in a factory - but his main passion in life is football! Sound recordist BOB ROBERTS Producer SUSAN PATON (R) (e)
9.42 Textile Studies A Riot of Colour
(e)
10.15 Science Workshop Highlights: Part 1
(e)
10.38 Investigating Science
Prediction: If Happened Once.... (e)
11.00 Thinkabout. Cover Up
(e)
11.15 Near and Far:
Now and Then. The Toy Business (e)
11.35 Scene
Salt on a Snake's Tail (R) (e)
12.05pm Science Topics Biotechnology
Traditional uses of microbes are in making cheese, beer or wine. Today the techniques are undergoing a revolution.
Series producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
12.25 Issues. What's Really
Happening? What's behind It? A current affairs series that takes an in-depth look into a major issue of the week.
Presented by ROB CURLING Producer LEN BROWN
12.50 Micro File 'A'
Another chance to see some of the best items from the 1985/6 series of Micro Live.
Artificial Intelligence (R) (e)

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Roberts
Producer: Susan Paton
Producer: Peter Bratt
Presented By: Rob Curling
Producer: Len Brown

: Bertha

A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38 Music Time Grouping Beats
Songs with two and three beats in a bar; a game in which the children group beats in different numbers.
Presenters JONATHAN COHEN and HELEN SPEIRS with JOHN LEACH (cimbalom) DUKE DOBING (flute) and children from
BEVINGTON JUNIOR SCHOOL
Producer ELIZABETH BENNETT (R) (e)

Contributors

Presenters: Jonathan Cohen
Presenters: Helen Speirs
Unknown: John Leach
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: News

Weather followed by Watch
Peter and the Wolf and Drums LOUISE and JAMES explore rhythm, drums and drumming. James plays a rock drum kit, and African drumming and dancing is introduced by ISAAC T'AGOE and JUNIOR JAZIRA DANCERS. ANDREW SMITH shows how the kettledrums work and plays the gun's theme from Peter and the Wolf Presenters
LOUISE HALL-TAYLOR and JAMES EARL ADAIR Producer JULIE CALLANAN
Series producer DAVID TAFT (R) (e)

Contributors

Dancers: Andrew Smith
Unknown: Louise Hall-Taylor
Producer: Julie Callanan
Producer: David Taft

: International Snooker

The Tennents United Kingdom Championship
Just two semi-final places remain to be decided. The season has already produced its shocks - so who would bid for one of today's matches being played between DENNIS TAYLOR and CLIFF THORBURN ? Commentators
TED LOWE , JACK KARNEHM
CLIVE EVERTON
Summarisers JOHN SPENCER
JOHN VIRGO. EDDIE CHARLTON Television presentation
KEITH MACKENZIE. PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH PHILLIPS
Executive producer LAN EDWARDS BBC North West including at

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Cliff Thorburn
Unknown: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Summarisers John Spencer
Unknown: John Virgo.
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Producer: Keith Phillips

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: It's My Pleasure

Desmond Lynam takes pleasure in inviting his guests to unlock the film and video vaults with their personal memories of past television moments.
Today's guest is Fay Weldon whose choice includes
Fawlty Towers and Tonight.

Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Fay Weldon

: International Snooker

The Tennents United Kingdom Championship
Further coverage from the Guild Hall, Preston, of the remaining quarter-finals.

: Vintage Floyd

Floyd on Fish
Posing to perfection, the incorrigible Keith Floyd takes to the Somerset Levels in search of lunch and discovers the freshwater delights of pike and salmon. Film editor PETER SNOW
Producer DAVID PRITCHARD BBC South West (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Keith Floyd

: Battlestar Galactica

A two-part adventure 1: War of the Gods

Starbuck and Apollo search for a missing Viper squadron. Suspecting a crash landing on a nearby planet, they come across the wreckage of an unknown spacecraft.
Instead of the missing pilots they find the mysterious
Count Iblis who tells them of the 'Powers'.

Contributors

Writer: Glen A. Larson
Director: Dan Haller
Captain Apollo: Richard L Hatch
Lt Starbuck: Dirk Benedict
Lt Boomer: Herb Jefferson Jr
Count Iblis: Patrick MacNee
Athena: Maren Jensen
Col Tigh: Terry Carter
Sheba: Anne Lockhart
Dr Salik: George Murdock
Omega: David Greenan
Rigel: Sarah Rush
Greenbean: Ed Begley Jr

: Cover to Cover

The book review programme. This week three very different books on the pains of marriage and parenthood. Jill Neville is joined by Margaret Forster and Andrew Neil to discuss
A Good Enough Parent by BRUNO BETTELHEIM ,
SAUL BELLOW 'S novel More Die of Heartbreak and The Child in Time by this week's guest author Ian McEwan. Researcher CHRIS WILSON
Production assistant SUE CHAPMAN Producer ROLAND KEATING
(Book details on Ceefaxpage 289)

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Neville
Unknown: Margaret Forster
Unknown: Andrew Neil
Unknown: Bruno Bettelheim
Unknown: Saul Bellow
Unknown: Ian McEwan.
Unknown: Chris Wilson
Producer: Roland Keating

: Thinking Aloud

'The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion.'
LORD HAILSHAM
This week Michael Ignatieff and his guests
Fred Halliday , historian
Ali Mazrui , political scientist Edward Mortimer , writer and journalist
Malise Ruthven , writer and critic, discuss: The Unholy
Trinity: religion, nationalism and politics
Research: EMMA CRICHTON·MILLER Studio director MARK HARRISON Producer AMANDA THEUNISSEN BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Ignatieff
Unknown: Fred Halliday
Unknown: Ali Mazrui
Unknown: Edward Mortimer
Unknown: Malise Ruthven
Director: Mark Harrison

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between Arthur Marshall Marion Montgomery Tim Brooke-Taylor and Frank Muir Sheila Gish
Denis Lawson
Referee Robert Robinson Devised by MARK GOODSON Produced and directed by PAUL CLAM

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Marion Montgomery
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Sheila Gish
Unknown: Denis Lawson
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Directed By: Paul Clam

: Top Gear Rally Report

For the past four days, most of the 165 cars entered for this year's
Lombard RAC Rally have covered an estimated
1,800 miles through the forests of Britain.
This year the event has acquired even more importance as the last round in the World Championships. Lancia has already won the manufacturers' crown and is certain of the drivers' as well, but which of the big names will it be - KANKUNNEN, BIASION or ALEN?
In a special Top Gear,
WILLIAM WOOLLARD brings you highlights of this gruelling event with commentary from
BARRIE GILL and reports from around the country by SUE BAKER and TONY MASON.
Producer TONY RAYNER
Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Barrie Gill
Unknown: Tony Mason.
Producer: Tony Rayner
Producer: Tom Ross

: Alas Smith and Jones

starring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones
Last chance to get your complaints in before the series finishes with Janice Cramer Robin Driscoll Nigel Harman
Peter McCarthy Garfield Morgan Written by CUVE ANDERSON , MARTIN BOOTH ROBIN DRISCOLL , ROB GRANT JOHN 1RWIN , TERRY KYAN
RORY MCGRATH , DOUG NAYLOR , GRIFF RHYS JONES,
JAMIE RIX , MEL SMITH ,
PAUL SMITH , NICK WILTON
Original music by PETER BREWIS
Studio lighting GRAHAM RIMMINGTON Design CHRIS RUGG. TIM GLEESON Production JOHN KILBY. JAMIE RIX
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Janice Cramer
Unknown: Robin Driscoll
Unknown: Nigel Harman
Unknown: Peter McCarthy
Unknown: Garfield Morgan
Written By: Cuve Anderson
Written By: Martin Booth
Written By: Robin Driscoll
Written By: Rob Grant
Written By: John 1rwin
Written By: Terry Kyan
Unknown: Rory McGrath
Unknown: Doug Naylor
Unknown: Griff Rhys
Unknown: Jamie Rix
Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Paul Smith
Music By: Peter Brewis
Unknown: Tim Gleeson
Unknown: John Kilby.

: 40 Minutes

Our lives - now
Poor Man's Eton
Sam [text removed] is 11 and he's not quite sure where he lives. His mother is in Nigeria, and he thinks his father is too.
The only thing he knows for certain is that he goes to Woolverstone Hall - a stately mansion in Suffolk which is now a boarding school. It's not a traditional public school, but a comprehensive - and it's run, improbably, by the Inner
London Education Authority. For boys like Sam [text removed] , Woolverstone is security.
Many of the pupils here come from deprived homes and backgrounds. But it costs the authority £2 million a year to keep this unique school going.
There are only 220 pupils. It's more expensive, per child, than Eton. Now the ILEA, facing its own financial crisis, wants to close Woolverstone down.
But Headmaster Richard
Woollett is not prepared to give up without a fight.... Photography
IAN STONE. NIGEL MEAKIN
Film editor ALICE FORWARD Assistant producer ROHAN SEECOOMAR
Producer RICHARD DENTON Editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Woolverstone Hall
Unknown: Sam Ajasa
Unknown: Headmaster Richard
Producer: Rohan Seecoomar
Producer: Richard Denton
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: International Snooker

The Tennents United Kingdom Championship
Tonight the last two sessions of the remaining quarter-finals will decide who joins those two who have already claimed their semi-final places.
A packed Guild Hall is expected to have already witnessed some of the seeds tumbling this week, and with some of the results in tournament play this season, to predict the winners tonight would be a bookmaker's nightmare.

: Newsnight

Presented by Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael
With international reports by David Sells ,
Charles Wheeler , Gavin Esler and Julian O'Halloran

Contributors

Presented By: Peter Snow
Presented By: Donald MacCormick
Presented By: Adam Raphael
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran

: Weatherview









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