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: Open University

6.50 Seventeenth-Century England
7.15 The Mechanisation of Textile Spinning
7.40 Technology: Eurekaaargh! Part 1
8.05 Motion and Newton's Laws
8.30 Modelling and the Modelling Cycle
8.55 Earth's Physical Resources: Introduction
9.45 Henry TV Parts 1 and 2: Workshop 1
10.10 An Introduction to Economics
10.35 Ethnic Minorities: A Question of Colour
11.25 Volunteers and Social Management
11.50 'Mr Galileo Was Correct'
12.15pm Statistics: Patterns in Data
12.40 Deadline Midnight Wednesday
1.05 Designing with Models
1.30 Marketing in Action: Launching Neptune
1.55 Education: Aims for Good Practice
2.20 The Creation of Childhood

: Network East

Presented by Shahnaz Pakravan , Sudha Kumari and Fatima Salaria
The topical magazine covering Asian affairs in Britain and abroad.
Today: an investigation into why Bengali Eastenders are missing out on school.
South Indian music from violinists Sangeetha Vidwan Sivaraman and Sangeetha Vidwan Kalaivani.
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR


Presented By: Shahnaz Pakravan
Presented By: Sudha Kumari
Unknown: Fatima Salaria
Violinists: Sangeetha Vidwan Sivaraman
Violinists: Sangeetha Vidwan Kalaivani.
Unknown: Narinder Minhas
Unknown: Jenny Cowan
Producer: John Wilcox

: Twin Windsurfers and the Atlantic

In 1981 two Frenchmen, Frederic Beauchene and Thierry Caroni , embarked on what was the ultimate challenge - an unassisted crossing of the raging North Atlantic on a specially-built, 26-foot-long twin windsurfer. This fascinating and exciting documentary looks at the two men encountering heartbreak and elation as they make their preparations and then set out from New York to face the elements.
Some would call Frederic and Thierry men of courage; others might call them crazy. Directed by MICHEL TOREND


Unknown: Frederic Beauchene
Unknown: Thierry Caroni
Directed By: Michel Torend

: Talking Pictures: Gilda

continuing the season of films specially chosen to complement BBC1's ten-part series. Today starring Rita Hayworth Glenn Ford
George Macready
Buenos Aires, the end of the Second World War. Johnny Farrell is taken on as operator of a large gambling casino and discovers his boss's wife is none other than the woman in his past, Gilda. Rita Hayworth sings Put the Blame on Mame, Boys in one of the sexiest films of the 40s.
Based on a story by E. A ELLINGTON Produced by VIRGINIA VAN UPP
('Talking Pictures Monday on BBC1 at 10.10pm)
0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Unknown: Glenn Ford
Unknown: George MacReady
Unknown: Johnny Farrell
Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Unknown: Marion Personnett
Story By: E. A Ellington
Produced By: Virginia van Upp
Directed By: Charles Vidor
Gilda: Rita Hayworth
Johnny Farrell: Glenn Ford
Ballin Mundson: George MacReady
Obregon: Joseph Calleia
Uncle Pio: Steven Geray
Casey: Joe Sawyer
German agents: Ludwig Donath
German agents: Lionel Royce
Gabe Evans: .Robert Scott
Delgardo: Gerald Mohr
Little man: Saul Martell

: Espana Viva

Spanish for beginners with Yolanda Vazquez


Unknown: Yolanda Vazquez
Director: Stephen Moss
Producer: David Wilson

: The Week in the Lords

Christopher Jones reports on the week's proceedings in the House of Lords.


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Editor: Karolyn Smndler

: NewsView

Moira Stuart reads today's latest news and sport.
Richard Whitmore reviews the week, with subtitles. Followed by Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Olympic Grandstand

The XV Olympic Winter Games live from Calgary
Opening Ceremony The traditional lighting of the Olympic flame heralds the start of 16 days of competition for the finest winter sportsmen and women in the world.
A record 59 nations have gathered in Calgary and the Canadian Rockies. More than 2,600 athletes and officials will take part. The most spectacular moments of the games - the men's downhill, the ice hockey and figure skating championships, and the fearless descents of the ski jumpers and bobsleigh teams - will be seen on BBCtv. Exclusive coverage begins with today's Opening Ceremony in the McMahon
Stadium at the University of Calgary, including the parade of teams and the arrival of the Olympic torch described by BARRY DAVIES. Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Television presentation CTV
0 FEATURE: page 8


Unknown: Barry Davies.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam

: Tutti Frutti

A series by JOHN BYRNE
Don You Rock Me, Daddy-O with A 'blast from the past' puts the wind up the Majesties' drummer when he and Danny ride the Radio Buckie airwaves ... Noreen throws in the towel.... and it's left to Suzi to blow up a storm. 'Is this a dagger I see before me?'
Radio station jingles by ANDY PARK
Produced by ANDY PARK
Directed by TONY SMITH
BBC Scotland


Unknown: John Byrne
Unknown: Andy Park
Produced By: Andy Park
Directed By: Tony Smith
Danny McGlone: Robbie Coltrane
Vincent: Maurice Roëves
Suzi: Emma Thompson
Eddie: Richard Wilson
Bomba MacAteer: Stuart McGugan
Fud O'Donnell: Jake D'Arcy
Dennis Sproul: Ron Donachie
Janice Toner: Katy Murphy
Glenna McFadden: Fiona Chalmers
Noreen Diver: Anne Kidd
Lachie: John McGlynn
Blonde young woman: Louise Beattie
Train attendant: G B Money
Barman: Ralph Riach
Nursing sister: Annette Staines

: The Film Club

Jean-Pierre Melville
Screenwriter and director
Jean-Pierre Melville's celebrated thriller
Second Breath
(Le Deuxieme Souffle) starring
Lino Ventura
Gu Minda , a former underworld boss, escapes from prison. On his way to
Marseilles and safety, he kills two gangsters, henchmen of a gangland rival, but is forced to defer settling accounts. An ambitious plan to hijack a consignment of platinum puts Gu's reputation to the test.
Melville's tense thriller exposes the seedy underworld milieu dominated by distrust and betrayal.
Screenplay by JEAN-PIERRE MELVILLE from the novel by JOSE GIOVANNI
(A French film with English subtitles. Black and white) 0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: Jean-Pierre Melville
Introduces: Paul Mayersberg
Unknown: Lino Ventura
Unknown: Gu Minda
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Melville
Novel By: Jose Giovanni
Produced By: Charles Lumbroso
Produced By: Andre Labay
Directed By: Jean Pierre Melville
Gustave Minda: Lino Ventura
Insp Blot: Paul Meurisse
Paul Ricci: Raymond Pellegrln
Manouche: Christine Fabrega
Orloff: Pierre Zimmer
Alban: Michel Constantin
Jo Ricci: Marcel Bozzufi
Inspector Fardiano: Paul Frankeur
Antoine: Denis Manuel
Pascal: Pierre Grasset

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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