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: Open University

Database: Information Systems

: Daytime on Two

9.15 Higher Education Diploma Level Studies
Non-degree courses are designed to provide vocational training leading to a good job; but they can also open up further chances of getting a degree. Narrator DAVID HARGREAVES Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (R) (e)
9.38 Lifeschool
Equal People: Sexism Education The first of a series of five programmes about women and society, this film looks at the way girls and boys are treated differently in school.
In and out of the classroom, are they learning what they should be?
Series producer ROSANNA HIBBERT Producer CHRIS ELLIS (R) (e)
10.00 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Cosmo and Dibs get lost at the funfair. Maths at the seaside: 'shallow and deep'.
Story: Meeting Grandad by MARY DICKINSON and YASMIN SHEIKH Illustrations by CHARLOTTE FIRMIN
Presenter HARRY TOWB
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)
10.15 Music Time
Question and Answer (R) (e)
10.40 Thinkabout. Pigeon Racing Sally and Brad visit a pigeon loft and discover how to look after and train racing pigeons. See the preparations for the big race - thousands of pigeons fill the sky. But there's only one winner!
Producer SUE ARON (R) (e)
11.00 Zig Zag Getting About
Trail Clues (1): a clue in an old ledger leads TONY AITKEN off on a treasure trail.
11.20 Walrus
What's It Gonna Be? by GERRY HUXMAN Dip, Dip. Dip
Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (e)
11.45 Tutorial Topics. Fame Thirteen-year-old
BRADLEY SHEPPARD , of BBCtv's Grange Hill, talks about what it's like to be 'famous'. Followed by Appearances
Four pupils from
NORTH WESTMINSTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL, London, discuss their feelings about each other when they first met and how they see each other now.
Producer DAVID TAFT (R) (e)
12.08pm History File British Social History
The Ladies of Langham Place The movement for women's rights took shape in the 1850s, when the Langham Place Circle, under
BARBARA BODICHON , began campaigning to improve the position of married women, and secure better educational and employment opportunities for women - and, ultimately, the vote.
Narrator KEN BONES
Producer JILL SHEPPARD (e)
12.30 Issues Programme 6
A current affairs series that takes an in-depth look into a major issue of the week.
Presented by BOB CURLING (R) (e)
1.00 Science in Action What a Gas
This week find out what a liquid gas is, make 15 foot long bubbles, weigh air with a lemonade bottle and take a look at dry ice.
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (e)


Producer: John Chapple
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert
Producer: Chris Ellis
Unknown: Mary Dickinson
Unknown: Yasmin Sheikh
Illustrations By: Charlotte Firmin
Presenter: Harry Towb
Editor: David Painter
Producer: Nicci Crowther
Unknown: Tony Aitken
Unknown: Judy Gridley
Unknown: Christopher Molloy
Unknown: Diane Morgan.
Unknown: Gerry Huxman
Unknown: Bradley Sheppard
Producer: David Taft
Unknown: Barbara Bodichon
Narrator: Ken Bones
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Presented By: Bob Curling
Presenters: Terry Marsh
Producer: Robin Mudge

: Pigeon Street

A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38 Near and Far: Now and Then Fast Food
A look at the origins and preparation of fish and chips, hamburger and pizza and how different fast foods get from the kitchen to the consumer. (e)

: News

Weather followed by Words and Pictures
Oink and Pearl
Pearl is irritated by her little brother and yearns for an older sister.
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (R) (e)


Producer: Moyra Gambleton
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright
Sally: Vicky Licorish
Brad: Bradley Hardiman
Lyn: Karen Frawley
Mrs Deakin: Coral Atkins
Mr Deakin: Roger Walker
Debbie: Melissa Wilson
Riding teacher: Carole Snape
Art master: Tim Charrington
Mr Paine: Reg Pritchard
Elizabeth Garrett: Annabelle Apsion
Emily Faithfull: Shelagh Day
Bessie Rayner Parkes: Mary Keegan
Maria Rye: Maggie Mullarkey
Barbara Bodichon: Kate Saunders
Jessie Boucherett: Alwyne Taylor
Esther Smythe: Amanda Walker
Emily Davies: Rosalind Wilson

: Songs of Praise

meets the Archers

: News

Weather followed by Olympic
Match of the Day
In the first of a series of daily programmes Steve Rider introduces highlights of the Olympic ice hockey tournament, won four years ago by the USSR.
Twelve teams, divided into two groups, play a round robin initially, with the top three in each advancing to the next stage. Today's scheduled games included CANADA against POLAND and FINLAND V SWITZERLAND
3 50 News and Weather
Regional News and Weather

: Advice Shop

Money and Home
'Is there any foolproof scheme to enable pensioners to raise a mortgage or loan on mortgage-free property?' 'How much can I earn without having my pension docked?' 'How should I go about moving house to be nearer relatives?'
Margo MacDonald offers advice on how to get the most out of pension and home during retirement.
Directed by HENDRIK BALL
Series producer TONY MATTHEWS (e)


Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Directed By: Hendrik Ball
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Noticeboard

Rob Curling looks at what's going on in radio and TV; and Marian Foster has news from the Daytime Club.


Unknown: Marian Foster

: Poldark

A romantic serial in 16 parts based on the novels by WINSTON GRAHAM


Unknown: Jack Russell
Producer: Morris Barry
Directed By: Paul Annett
Ross Poldark: Robin Ellis
Demelza: Angharad Rees
Prudie: Mary Wimbush
Lady Constance Bodrugan: Cynthia Grenville
Sir Hugh Brodrugan: Christopher Benjamin
Kempthome: Barry Jackson
Jacka Hoblyn: David Garfield
Paul Daniel: Pip Miller
Rosina Hoblyn: Peta Mason
Caroline: Judy Geeson
Dr Enys: Richard Morant
Ballad singer: Alan Leith
Mark Daniel: Martin Fisk
Peneven: Patrick Holt
Zacky Martin: Forbes Collins
Coxswain: Ken Plested
Capt McNeill: Donald Douglas
Sergeant: Joe Dunlop
Jud: Paul Curran
Women: Maureen Morris
Women: Pam Scotcher

: Olympic Grandstand

The XV Olympic Winter Games
The latest action from Calgary.
Figure Skating
Competitors in the pairs championship skated their short programme today. The title favourites are
GORDEEVA AND GRINKOV who are bidding to succeed their fellow Soviets
VALOVA AND VASILIEV as Olympic champions.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS Men's Luge
Live coverage from the Olympic Park of the final two runs of the men's individual competition. The sport has been likened to 'sliding off a snowy roof on a tin tray', and the lugers, in their shiny racing suits, can reach speeds of more than 70mph. STEPHEN BRIALEY is likely to carry British hopes, in an event dominated since its
Olympic debut in 1964 by the East Germans.
Commentator TONY GUBBA Plus a report from
GERALD SINSTADT on the men's 30km cross-country at Canmore Nordic Centre, and highlights of the first of the speed-skating events to be decided - the men's 500m - with commentary by RON PICKERING.
Television presentation CTV


Unknown: Stephen Brialey
Commentator: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt
Commentary By: Ron Pickering.

: Barry Douglas

In the final programme of this series given by the prize-winning pianist, works by two Russian composers. Three of Rachmaninov's
Preludes are followed by two of Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues.
Production ALAN TONGUE BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Brian Speers
Unknown: Production Alan

: Horizon: Struggling for Control

Every ten seconds, a new flight is manoeuvred through Britain's cramped airspace.
Air traffic controllers say the system is creaking under the strain.

"Horizon" gained unprecedented access to investigate how air traffic control really works.
A dimly lit operations room in West London handles everything that flies over England and Wales. Yet controllers say equipment is out of date and keeps breaking down.
Special plans for London City Airport went wrong a few weeks after opening day.

Why? How much longer can controllers struggle with the tidal wave of aircraft? Is safety affected?

(Shown again next Sunday)



Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Film Editor: Chris Gilders
Written and Produced by: Christopher Riley
"Horizon" Editor: Robin Brightwell

: Red Dwarf: The End

First of six episodes by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor.
A comedy series set in space.
Starring Chris Barrie as Arnold Rimmer, BSC, SSC, Craig Charles as Dave Lister, Danny John-Jules as Cat.

The mining ship Red Dwarf is an old tramp steamer mining around the moons of Saturn. It's five miles long and three miles wide, with a crew of 169. Within 24 hours, 168 of them will be dead.
BBC North West
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Rob Grant
Writer: Doug Naylor
Lighting: John Pomphrey
Designer: Paul Montague
Executive Producer: Paul Jackson
Produced and directed by: Ed Bye
Arnold Rimmer, BSC, SSC: Chris Barrie
Dave Lister: Craig Charles
The Cat: Danny John-Jules
Holly: Norman Lovett
Todhunter: Robert Bathurst
Chen: Paul Bradley
Selby: David Gillespie
Captain: Mac McDonald
McIntyre: Robert McCulley
Peterson: Mark Williams
Kochanski: C.P. Grogan

: Moonlighting

starring with Father Knows Last
He's back from prison, he's not sure if he's responsible for Maddie's condition, he's facing an impatient grandfather-to-be and he seems to have lost his touch: whither the singing, swinging Addison of old? And, back at the detective agency, the workers are revolting....
Written by KERRY EHRIN
Directed by ALLAN ARKUSH


Written By: Kerry Ehrin
Directed By: Allan Arkush
Maddie Hayes: Cybill Shepherd
David Addison: Bruce Willis
Ms Dipesto: Allyce Beasley
Bert Viola: Curtis Armstrong
Virginia: Eva Marie Saint
Alex: Robert Webber
Leonard: Cleavant Derricks
Dr Hill: R H Thomson
MacGillicuddy: Jack Blessing

: Split Screen

Segregated Schools?
The Government's Education Reform Bill has sparked off vehement debates about parental choice in education. Tonight's Split Screen presents two different views about the extent to which religion and culture should be allowed to affect educational choice.
The Islamia Schools Trust argues that all parents are entitled to an education based on one religion and culture for their children. 'We don't force adults to celebrate Christmas, 'Eid, Diwali and Yom Kippur, so why should children?' Gus John , an assistant education officer in London, argues that denominational schools in a multi-faith society are inevitably divisive and that schooling should reflect 'the life, culture and experience of the whole community'. Film editors
Both films have been made with the BBC Community Programme Unit


Unknown: Gus John
Unknown: Paul Willey
Unknown: Chris Wooley
Unknown: Martin Weitz.

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: Weatherview

: Olympic Report

Introduced by Desmond Lynam Highlights of another day in Calgary, where the gold medals were decided in the men's 500m speed-skating, luge singles, and 30km cross-country competitions. In alpine ski-ing, the first half of the men's combined - the downhill - took place at Nakiska.


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam

: Open University

The Necessity for History
Without an understanding of what history is. can we understand the contemporary world?


Producer: Nick Levinson

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