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: Open University

Rules Rule, OK?
Social sciences foundation course The rules of behaviour that pattern everyday life. (R)

: Daytime on Two

9.35 Dicho y hecho
Basic skills in Spanish Talking about yourself; feeling ill; saying you're sorry. Producer JOHN PRESCOTT THOMAS (R) (e)
9.52 Making History The Tudors
Ships and Seamen
Dramatised inserts written by STEVE CHANNING
Directed by JIM COLEMAN
10.15 Science Workshop Tracks (B)
10.38 The Brunei Experience Easy Does It (4)
11.00 Thinkabout Pigeon Racing
11.15 Near and Far: Now and Then Fast Food
11.35 Scene Fame
12.05pm Science Topics Electronics in Action
Even the most complicated silicon chips are made up of just a few simple circuits.
Series producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
12.25 General Studies The Great British Diet Nutrition experts and teenagers discuss the latest evidence linking diet and disease, and compare the interests of the food and agricultural industries with those of the health lobby.
Producer CAROLINE GODLEY (R) (e)
12.50 Inset TVEI
1: Managing Change


Producer: John Prescott
Written By: Steve Channing
Directed By: Jim Coleman
Producer: Peter Bratt
Producer: Caroline Godley

: Hokey Cokey

A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38 Music Time
Question and Answer
The West Indian song which tells the story of the greedy man who lost his dumplings. Presenters JONATHAN COHEN and HELEN SPEIRS
Director DAVID scott cowan


Presenters: Jonathan Cohen
Presenters: Helen Speirs
Director: David Scott Cowan
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: News

Weather followed by Watch
The Elements
Under the Earth: Rural
Louise goes down a coal mine in South Wales. Find out how coal was found there millions of years ago. Tony has a look at some fossils. Presented by LOUISE HALL-TAYLOR and TONY NEILSON
Series producer JULIA DRUM


Presented By: Louise Hall-Taylor
Presented By: Tony Neilson

: Crufts 88

Dogs Galore!
Angela Rippon and Peter Purves look at the early rounds of judging and follow some of the 15,000 entries as they start on the journey towards the supreme prize at this year's major dog show. Highlights of the gundog, terrier and hound groups. Commentator
Mike Stockman
(Part 2 tomorrow at 2.20pm)


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Peter Purves
Unknown: Mike Stockman

: News

Weather followed by Olympic
Match of the Day
This afternoon's match from the ice-hockey tournament in the Olympic Saddledome is a repeat of the classic
1980 confrontation between the USA and the USSR. Then, in Lake Placid, the American amateurs pulled off an astounding 4-3 victory to take the gold medal, but the Soviets came back to win in Sarajevo four years ago, and remain very much the team to beat in Calgary.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS

: Catchword

Presented by Paul Coia , with today's new contestants, DAVID COOMBS and CHRISTINE BEITH.


Presented By: Paul Coia
Unknown: David Coombs
Unknown: Christine Beith.

: Day Out

with Angela Rippon
A tour of the West Country West Dorset
Angela meets a swanherd, a celebrated designer of modern furniture and a fossil expert; she learns how to make rope in the traditional way; and she discovers the only parish church in the country to house the remains of its patron saint within its walls.


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Producer: Paul Smith

: Holiday 88


: Olympic Grandstand

Featuring live from Calgary,the Women's Downhill Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Live coverage of the Premier women's alpine event, and a chance to witness again the astonishing rivalry between the Swiss girls MICHELA FIGINI and MARIA WALLISER.
Four years ago Figini became the youngest ski-ing gold medallist when she won the downhill in Sarajevo, aged 17, with Walliser second.
Then, amid emotional scenes in Crans Montana last year, Walliser snatched the World Championship title from her rival.
Today's run at Nakiska should be just as tense since, as well as the Swiss girls, LAURIE GRAHAM of Canada, in her third Olympics, will fancy her chances of winning on home soil.
Britain's best downhiller is
Canadian-born WENDY LUMBY Commentator DAVID VINE Television presentation CTV


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Introduced By: Maria Walliser.
Unknown: Laurie Graham

: The Education Programme

A weekly report on the world of education with Linda Alexander and Martin Young
The future of arts education is under debate. The proposed national curriculum only lists 'art' and 'music' as foundation subjects. Critics fear that this will restrict the teaching of a full range of arts subjects. This week's programme focuses on Wigan Education Authority where the arts are given a high priority. Could this be a model for the future, or will it be curtailed by the Education Reform Bill? Producer MARY FOURT Editor PETER RIDING (e)


Unknown: Linda Alexander
Unknown: Martin Young

: Out of Court

with David Jessel and Debbie Thrower
How would you feel if a hostel for ex-offenders and former alcoholics were built in your street? Afraid for your children and your old folk, or willing to live with new neighbours who are genuinely trying to find their feet?
In Wigan one neighbourhood has been facing just such a dilemma.
Film reporter ED BOYLE Film director CAREY NEWSON


Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Debbie Thrower
Director: Carey Newson
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: Nature

From Aerosols to Zoos A hard look at the environment with Michael Buerk and reporters
John Howard and Linda Mitchell
In this series - nuclear evacuation plans, contaminated land in the inner cities and a clean-up campaign for polluted rivers. Also allotment gardeners, twitchers, chimpanzees and fish farmers - all part of Nature's cast list in the coming weeks. Plus a hotline phone number for viewers' calls, as well as live debates from around the country on issues of the moment.
0 FEATURE: page 85


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: John Howard
Unknown: Linda Mitchell
Director: Andy Batten
Producer: Amanda Theunissen
Editor: Peter Salmon

: Dogfood Dan and the Carmarthen Cowboy

by DAVID NOBBS starring Peter Blake and Malcolm Starry with Arbel Jones and Elizabeth Mickery
Masquerading as the alluring 'Myfanwy', Aubrey's wife, Gwyneth, tells Dan (who claims to be a driver of important - sometimes secret - 'abnormal' loads), that she is about to broaden her mind. Meanwhile, Dan's wife,
Helen, is doing quite well passing herself off as an actress to Aubrey (who is pretending to be an MP but who is, in fact, like
Dan, a dogfood lorry driver and who has a determination to get on Mastermind and win). But all is not as simple as it seems.
Film cameraman ALAN STEVENS Studio lighting TERRY BRETT Studio sound LEN SHOREY
Designer ANDREW HOWE-DAVIES Produced and directed by ALAN J.W. BELL


Unknown: David Nobbs
Unknown: Peter Blake
Unknown: Malcolm Starry
Unknown: Arbel Jones
Unknown: Elizabeth Mickery
Unknown: Alan Stevens
Unknown: Terry Brett
Unknown: Len Shorey
Designer: Andrew Howe-Davies
Directed By: Alan J.W. Bell
Aubrey: Peter Blake
Helen: Elizabeth Mickery
Gwyneth: Arbel Jones
Dan: Malcolm Storry
George Boycott: Ian Redford
Waitress: Mary Blatchford

: 40 Minutes

Diary of a Frontliner Peter , who's 48, has AIDS - he doesn't expect to live for more than about two years. 40 Minutes installed a video camera in his flat so that, at any time of the day or night, he could record his personal reflections and fears.
With extracts from this moving video diary, the film explores the public and private experience of living with AIDS.
As a member of Frontliners, a group of people with AIDS - Peter is determined to be open about his illness. But in the diary he tells how close friends have cut him off because he has gone public. At 3.00am on the night of the hurricane, unable to sleep, he talks about a friend who's just died of AIDS - Peter has lost 15 friends this year. But with the support of his family and other Frontliners, he faces the future with dignity and humour.
Film editor ANDREW wiLLSMORE Producer SAM ORGAN
0 INFO: page 77


Unknown: Frontliner Peter
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: Olympic Report

The latest action and reports from
Calgary, including highlights of the women's downhill at Nakiska.
Who was crowned the fastest woman skier of the games? Could anyone shake the domination of the Swiss and the two great rivals,
MARIA WALLISER and MICHELA FIGINI ? Also action from the Olympic Saddledome where the world ice hockey champions, SWEDEN, were playing
DAVID VINE, BARRY DA VIES Television presentation CTV


Unknown: Maria Walliser
Unknown: Michela Figini

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with international reports by David Sells
Charles Wheeler , Gavin Esler and Julian O'Halloran Assignment editors
11.30 Weatherview
11.35 Weekend Outlook
Previewing daytime programmes
A BBC/Open University production


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran
Unknown: Nigel Chapman
Unknown: Nick Guthrie
Editor: Mike Robinson
Editor: John Morrison

: Open University

Architecture and Society (1)
What were the living standards for the rich and the poor in the 17th century?


Producer: Nick Levinson

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