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: Open University

Motion: Newton's Laws

: Daytime on Two

9.30 Casebook Scotland 6: The Built Environment Intrepid space-traveller, MURIEL GRAY, boldly investigates the built environment.
Director KATE KINNUJMONT (R) (e)
9.52 Look and Read Geordie Racer
6: Light of St Mary
10.15 Around Scotland Glasgow
3: Follow the Marathon
A busload of Glasgow children take the route of the Glasgow Marathon and give their impressions of the places they see on the way. Producer PETER LEGGE BBC Scotland (R) (e)
10.38 Getting to Grips with Racism
It Really Gets to You
11.00 Storytime Patrick
11.18 Logo
Not So Much a Program
11.35 Let's See
Above and Below 3: The Coalminer
12.00 English File
Away from the Front
War this century has affected ordinary people as much as the soldier at the front. Centring on the Diary of Ann Frank and the Holocaust, the programme also looks at the use of propaganda, and the suffering of civilians in war today. Producer CHRIS elus (R) (e)
12.35pm Scene Fame
'You're only on this earth once, and I don't personally have the desire just to end up under a gravestone without anybody realising who I was.'
Almost every teenager wants to be famous. Why? Scene took a group of teenagers who dream of fame and gave them a taste of what fame could mean. How do their ideas compare with the famous - like Mandy Smith , Peter Waterman - and with people who were once famous but now live in obscurity - like Les McKeown of Bay City Rollers and Denis Seaton from Musical Youth? Series producer ROGER TONGE
1.05 France - Francais Un dur apprentissage


Director: Kate Kinnujmont
Unknown: Scotland Glasgow
Producer: Peter Legge
Unknown: Storytime Patrick
Unknown: Ann Frank
Unknown: Mandy Smith
Unknown: Peter Waterman
Unknown: Denis Seaton
Producer: Roger Tonge
Producer: Wilfred Emmanueljones

: Fingermouse

A See-Saw programme with Jane Hardy and lain Lauchlan String
1.38 English Time: Storytelling Science Fiction
Producer DAVID MELDRUM (R) (e)


Unknown: Jane Hardy
Music By: Richard Brown
Unknown: Joanne Cole
Designer: Richard Brackenbury
Producer: Michael Cole
Producer: David Meldrum
Newsreader: John Craven
Mike: Jake Wood
Jasmin: Flora Page

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Song: If You're Happy and You Know It, Clap Your Hands
Presenter SHEILA chitnis
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)


Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: ' Francis Wright

: Weekend Outlook

: International Darts

Haywards Pickles British
International Championship England v Wales
The second match of the series took place on Sunday between England and Wales. The English squad looks very formidable including the World Champion
BOB ANDERSON , ERIC BRISTOW , the new skipper, and JOHN LOWE. Two weeks ago Scotland decisively beat Wales in Cardiff and the series could end in a thriller between
Scotland and England, providing England beat
Wales. Wales, on the other hand, must win to have any further interest in the championship. Commentators


Unknown: Bob Anderson
Unknown: Eric Bristow
Unknown: John Lowe.
Unknown: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Producer: Keith Phillips

: News

Weather followed by Olympic
Match of the Day
The XV Olympic Winter Games Steve Rider introduces the best match from last night's Olympic ice-nocKey tournament in Calgary. Since it became an Olympic sport, the ice hockey title has been won six times apiece by Canada and the USSR, twice by the United States and once, in 1936, by Great Britain.

: Catchword

Presented by Paul Coia
Today, CLIVE SPATE tries for four wins in a row. His opponents are PETER FINLEY and BARBARA BECKET.


Presented By: Paul Coia
Unknown: Peter Finley
Unknown: Barbara Becket.

: Food and Drink

: Olympic Grandstand

The XV Olympic Winter Games Introduced by Desmond Lynam Alpine Ski-ing
Today's women's slalom at Nakiska is perhaps the most open of all the alpine ski-ing events at these games. Yugoslavia's
MATEJA SVET should figure prominently, however, in the live coverage of this first run. At last year's World
Championships in Crans
Montana, Britain's
LESLEY BECK finished tenth, and any improvement on that today would be a tremendous boost for British ski-ing. You can see the second run in Olympic Report tonight at
Figure Skating
Highlights of the ladies short programme at the Olympic Saddledome. Not since the pre-war days of Sonja Henie has a woman won successive individual Olympic titles, but KATARINA WITT is hoping to triumph here just as she did in Sarajevo. JOANNE CONWAY can confirm her great potential with her performance today.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS Television presentation CTV


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Lesley Beck
Unknown: Sonja Henie
Unknown: Katarina Witt
Unknown: Sarajevo. Joanne Conway
Commentator: Alan Weeks

: Scene Plays

Janna, Where Are You? by LESLIE STEWART
'I left home about six weeks ago. Came back from school, washed, changed, and went. I'd had enough of being grateful. When I said we ought to shoot the horse and make it into hamburgers for Africa, Dad laughed. Mum thought it was an ungrateful thing to say.'
This poignant slice of adolescent life
A rich and gripping drama
Film editor TIM CAWSTON Produced and directed by ROGER TONGE (R) (e)
0 INFO: page 94


Unknown: Leslie Stewart
Editor: Tim Cawston
Directed By: Roger Tonge
Janna Caldwell: Pippa Hinchiley
Tina Caldwell: Bobbie Brown
Ken Caldwell: Peter Jonfield
Soo: Charlotte Coleman
Rat: Wayne Goddard
Night shelter worker: Beverley Michaels
Young boy: Bradley Sheppard
Guitarist: Mark Chambers
Martin: John Wagland

: Test of Faith

A first glimpse into the world of the new Adam Faith. Once best known as a pop star and actor, he's since built up a thriving City business. Autumn 87 was to be a crucial time for Adam.
Despite a heart operation in July, he was hoping to re-launch his singing career and set up his own Unit Trust. The stakes are high and the risks are great. Will he succeed?
Film cameraman CHRIS SEAGER
Film editor CAROL MACGILLIVRAY Producer AGNIESZKA PIOTROWSKA BBC South and East: Elstree (Regional programme for variations see below)


Unknown: Chris Seager
Editor: Carol MacGillivray

: Gardeners' World

from Tregrehan, St Austell Presented by Roy Lancaster and his special guest Alan Mitchell
For over 400 years, the Carlyon family has lived and gardened on the Tregrehan estate - the most recent being Gillian, renowned throughout the world for her breeding of hybrid camellias. But Tregrehan is a secret garden and it is only this year that the public has been allowed in to see its delights. What surprises there are in store: over 25 record-breaking trees, camellia groves and rhododendrons dating back to their first introduction earlier this century. Production assistant
Producer DENIS W GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Presented By: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Alan Mitchell
Unknown: Jean Laughton
Producer: Denis W Gartside

: The Tracey Ullman Show

also starring Julie Kavner
Dan Castellaneta
Joe Malone , Sam McMurray in Monkey Wench
The Concert and Birthday Boy As Ceci becomes absorbed in her research with the higher-order primates, worried sister Peggy decides to visit her remote jungle hideaway. Needing to cure her of her obsession she decides a trip to New York will help, but Ceci insists that Jeffrey comes too. Gemma receives a pretty cold reception by a full house, and birthday boy Stan has the day of his life when Amanda takes the wrong turning, in the last of the present series.


Unknown: Julie Kavner
Unknown: Dan Castellaneta
Unknown: Joe Malone
Unknown: Sam McMurray
Produced By: Richard Sakai

: Arena

The novelist and poet
Jack Kerouac died in 1969, a chronic alcoholic, at the age of 47. He was already something of a legend, not simply for his style of writing but for the style of life that he chronicled. He travelled back and forth across America and his most famous novel On the Road became the bible for what he called 'the Beat Generation'.
Tonight's Arena presents
RICHARD LERNER 'S celebrated cinema profile What
Happened to Kerouac? with testimony from fellow Beats Allen Ginsberg ,
Gregory Corso , William Burroughs , Lawrence Ferlinghetti , his first wife Edie Parker
Kerouac, Carolyn Cassady , Ken Kesey , film of his alter-ego Nial Cassady , his idols Charlie Parker and Slim Gaillard and Kerouac himself reading from his works. Film editor RAY FRAWLEY Television presentation
0 INFO: page 94


Unknown: Jack Kerouac
Unknown: Richard Lerner
Unknown: Allen Ginsberg
Unknown: Gregory Corso
Unknown: William Burroughs
Unknown: Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Unknown: Edie Parker
Unknown: Carolyn Cassady
Unknown: Ken Kesey
Unknown: Nial Cassady
Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: Slim Gaillard
Editor: Ray Frawley
Unknown: Kate Meynell

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: Weatherview

: Olympic Report

Desmond Lynam rounds up the action from another busy day in Calgary, where the medals were decided in the women's slalom. Full coverage of the second run at Nakiska, as well as ice-hockey, and a report on the 4 x 7.5km biathlon relay. Commentators DAVID GOLDSTROM


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Commentators: David Goldstrom
Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt

: The Midnight Movie: Brighton Rock

Starring Richard Attenborough, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell
Set in the seaside town at the height of the holiday season, Brighton Rock tells the story of Pinkie Brown, a psychopathic gang leader, who hunts down a journalist responsible for the death of another hoodlum.
FILMS: page 26


Screenplay: Graham Greene
Screenplay: Terence Rattigan
Producer: Roy Boulting
Director: John Boulting
Pinkie: Richard Attenborough
Ida: Hermione Baddeley
Dallow: William Hartnell
Prewitt: Harcourt Williams
Spicer: Wylie Watson
Cubitt: Nigel Stock
Rose: Carol Marsh
Fred Hale (Kolley Kibber): Alan Wheatley
Phil Corkery: George Carney
Colleoni: Virginia Winter
Frank: Reginald Purdell

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