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: Daytime on Two

9.35 Des Ie debut: Face-to-face French: 2: Ordering Things; Choosing Things; Buying a Ticket (R) (e)

9.52 Making History: The Middle Ages - The Castle (e)

10.15 Science Workshop Bread 'B' (e)

10.38 Investigating Science (e)

11.00 Thinkabout: Under Our Feet (e)
11.15 Near and Far: Now and Then - The Dairy Farm (e)

11.35 Scene: Juvenile Court (e)

12.05pm Science Topics Radioactivity
What is radioactivity? How is it detected? What are its uses? Is it dangerous? (R) (e)

12.25 General Studies: Music: Reggae, Madness and the Wild Things
Can music express feelings or states of mind? With examples from Madness, reggae and Oliver Knussen's opera Where the Wild Things Are. (R) (e)

12.50 Inset Science (e)

Contributors

Series Producer ("Science Topics"): Peter Bratt
Producer ("General Studies"): Bruce Jamson

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme (R)

1.38 Music Time: Rhythms Together
The children use rhythm patterns to accompany their singing. (R) (e)

Contributors

Presenter (Music Time): Jonathan Cohen
Presenter (Music Time): Helen Speirs
Harp (Music Time): Nuala Herbert
Director (Music Time): David Scott Cowan
Producer (Music Time): Elizabeth Bennett

: News, Weather


followed by: Watch: Noises in the Night
Louise and James listen to the sounds of the night. They investigate the differences between day sounds and night sounds. In the story "Peace at Last" (by Jill Murphy), Mr Bear finds he can't sleep because of the noises in the night. (R) (e)

Contributors

Author of story (Watch): Jill Murphy
Presenter (Watch): Louise Hall-Taylor
Presenter (Watch): James Earl Adair
Producer (Watch): Julie Callanan
Series Producer (Watch): David Taft

: Harming or Helping - the New Abortion Bill

How will David Alton 's bill to reform the abortion law affect the lives of mothers and babies? Its supporters say it will 'save 8,000 lives'; its critics that it will lead to more handicapped and unwanted births.
David Lomax reports
Producer FRANCESCA KIRBY-GREEN Editor TIM GARDAM

Contributors

Unknown: David Alton
Unknown: David Lomax
Producer: Francesca Kirby-Green
Editor: Tim Gardam

: News

Weather followed by Chronicle
China - The Emperor's Immortal Army
In 1974 near Xian, the ancient capital of China, a group of peasants digging a well came upon an entire army of 6,000 soldiers, officers, men, horses and chariots - all sculpted in terracotta. This extraordinary find proved to be the battle array of the first Emperor of China, the man who built the Great Wall and who died in 210 BC.
Colin Renfrew traces the reasons for this amazing burial. Producer KENNETH SHEPHERD
Series editor BRUCE NORMAN (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Renfrew
Editor: Bruce Norman

: Catchword

Contributors

Presenter: Paul Coia

: Day Out

with Angela Rippon
A tour of the West Country In and Around Bath
Europe's largest Second World War underground ammunition depot, a Victorian lemonade bottler, a sumptuous display of costumes from the past and a hill that inspired a nursery rhyme are some of Angela's discoveries this week. Producer PAUL SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Angela Rippon
Producer: Paul Smith

: Best of Brass

Gerald Harrison introduces a series of twice weekly concerts featuring the champion bands who appeared in the last BBC2 Brass Band Competition.
Tonight, the fourth concert in the series features the Kirkintilloch Silver Band conducted by Roy Curran
The IMI Yorkshire Imperial Band conducted by Ray Farr and the Sun Life Band conducted by Barry Pope from the Assembly Rooms, Derby.
Producer KEN GRIFFIN

Contributors

Introduces: Gerald Harrison
Conducted By: Roy Curran
Conducted By: Ray Farr
Conducted By: Barry Pope
Producer: Ken Griffin

: Holiday 88

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: Battlestar Galactica

starring in Baltar's Escape
The Council of Twelve overrule the authority of Commander Adama and release the dangerous
Alliance Enforcers captured on Paradeen. With the help of the mysterious Borellian Nomen , the traitor Baltar, makes his bid for freedom.
Written by DON BELLISARIO Directed by RICK KOLBE

Contributors

Unknown: Borellian Nomen
Written By: Don Bellisario
Directed By: Rick Kolbe
Commander Adama: Lome Greene
Capt Apollo: Richard L Hatch
Lt Starbuck: Dirk Benedict
Lt Boomer: Herb Jefferson
Baltar: John Colicos
ColTigh: Terry Carter
Athena: Maren Jensen

: Cover to Cover

The book review programme Jill Neville and her guests talk to young Irish writer Deirdre Madden about her evocative novels Hidden
Symptoms and The Birds of the Innocent Wood.
Also discussed is Jealousy, an investigation of this complex human emotion by Australian psychiatrist PETER VAN SOMMERS.
Half of Man is Woman by ZHANG XIANLIANG caused controversy when first published in China as it used impotence as a metaphor for life in the labour camps.
There will also be a report about the Whitbread Book of the Year Award.
Researcher CHRIS WILSON
Executive producer NIGEL WILLIAMS Producer ROSEMARY BOWEN-JONES

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Neville
Unknown: Deirdre Madden
Unknown: Peter van Sommers.
Unknown: Zhang Xianliang
Unknown: Chris Wilson
Producer: Nigel Williams
Producer: Rosemary Bowen-Jones

: The Education Programme

with Linda Alexander and Martin Young
Hull University is a world leader in research into liquid crystal displays and robotics. Such work and the industrial benefits are now threatened by a proposal to classify smaller universities as 'teaching only'. This proposal, together with new powers the Education
Reform Bill will give the Government to direct research funding, have led to an unprecedented outcry from scientists and universities.
Producer ALEX LAIRD
Editor PETER RIDING (e)

Contributors

Unknown: Linda Alexander

: The War in Korea

Written and presented by Max Hastings
Winter 1950. The United
Nations faces disaster. The 'big bug out': an entire US army turns and flees. The military makes secret plans to use the Bomb: The first jet aces take off for MiG Alley. To avert a third World War, President Truman sacks General MacArthur. The
Chinese launch their Spring Offensive: the human waves break on the Glorious Glosters.
Researcher GLORIA WOOD
Film cameraman BRIAN HALL Film editor GRAHAM DEAN
Executive producer JOHN GAU Producer JEREMY EVANS
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Presented By: Max Hastings
Producer: Jeremy Evans

: Yes, Prime Minister: The National Education Service

starring Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds.

Ceefax subtitles.

Contributors

Writer: Antony Jay
Writer: Jonathan Lynn
Titles sequence: Gerald Scarfe
Lighting: Ron Bristow
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Director: Sydney Lotterby
Jim Hacker: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard: Derek Fowlds
Dorothy: Deborah Norton
Sir Arnold: John Nettleton
Annie Hacker: Diana Hoddinott
Chief Whip: Peter Cartwright
Party Chairman: Jerome Willis

: 40 Minutes

A series of films about our lives - now
Jackpot
A mechanical drug enslaves teenagers just as surely as junkies are hooked on heroin or cocaine. It's the fruit machine.
This is the story of three young gamblers who caught the bug - and the harrowing consequences they, and their families, have suffered. Adrian is 17, from a respectable family in Somerset. He's been machine-addicted since he was 9, stealing to satisfy his craving. Now he's in custody, awaiting trial.
His parents can't accept that he's a criminal.
The outcome is a shock to them all ...
Julian, a successful young finance broker, spends hours feeding his salary into a machine. He's been driven to the edge of destruction by his addiction.
Jon, from Portsmouth, says fruit machines led him into a spiral of debt and stealing. In despair, he attempted a rare, terrible crime ...
Narrator
Roger Mills
Assistant producer CATRINE CLAY Film editor STEPHEN EVANS Producer
JOANNA CLINTON DAVIS
Editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF
* INFO: page 77
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Editor: Stephen Evans
Unknown: Joanna Clinton Davis
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: Now - Something Else - Again

If you have a complaint about any BBC programme or this repeat, write to:
Points of View, BBCtv, Wood Lane, Rejkjavik.
But first, something else ... Featuring Rory Bremner with Sara Crowe , John Dowie Steve Steen , Jim Sweeney Written by JON CANTER
BARRY CRYER. JOHN DOWIE
GUY JENKIN , STEVE PUNT
PETE SINCLAIR , STEVE STEEN and JIM SWEENEY
Director MARCUS MORTIMER Producer BILL WILSON (fl;

Contributors

Unknown: Rory Bremner
Unknown: Sara Crowe
Unknown: John Dowie
Unknown: Steve Steen
Unknown: Jim Sweeney
Written By: Jon Canter
Written By: Barry Cryer.
Written By: John Dowie
Unknown: Guy Jenkin
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Pete Sinclair
Unknown: Steve Steen
Unknown: Jim Sweeney
Director: Marcus Mortimer
Producer: Bill Wilson

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow
Donald MacConnick and Adam Raphael with political and economic reports from
Will Hutton and Nick Clarke
Assignment editors
NICK GUTHRIE , ADRIAN MILNE Editor JOHN MORRISON

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacConnick
Unknown: Adam Raphael
Unknown: Will Hutton
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Nick Guthrie
Unknown: Adrian Milne
Editor: John Morrison

: Weatherview









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