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: Open University

Maths: Inverse Functions

: Daytime on Two

9.15 Higher Education UCCA and After
If you're applying to a university, what should you offer apart from the right
A-levels? How do universities help the first-year undergraduate to survive? Narrator DAVID HARGREAVES Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (R) (e)
9.38 Lifeschool
Equal People: Women Work Technology alters the sexual division of labour. The programme looks at the first textile mills and computers today, and asks some awkward questions about women workers and the future.
Producer ROSANNA HIBBERT (R) (e)
10.00 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Jeni is having a terrible day, and spoils Dibs's and Cosmo's game. Maths at the seaside: 'Floating and sinking'.
Book: The Very Busy Spider by ERIC CARLE
10.15 Music Time
The Sleeping Beauty (2) (R) (e)
10.40 Thinkabout Moving Along
Sally finds there's more than one way of moving a heavy load, and Frank turns detective when a mystery visitor leaves footprints in the yard.
Producer DEREK LONGHURST (R) (e)
11.00 Zig Zag Getting About
Reading the Earth (4)
TONY AITKEN makes a final bid for the treasure. He hitches an unusual lift, and gets a chance to compare maps and the landscape. With JUDY GRIDLEY Presenter PAUL COlA Producers
11.20 English Time Storytelling
When the Bell Goes - School Stories
From Greyfriars to Grange Hill. A look at school stories past and present featuring
Tom Brown 's Schooldays, Grange Hill and Gene Kemp 's Gowie Corby Plays Chicken.
Presented by su ELLIOTT
Producer DAVID MELDRUM (R) (e)
11.45 Study Skills
Two programmes to help lower-secondary pupils with presentation, organisation and representation. Make a List followed by Make a Graph
Producer JUDITH MILES (e)
12.08pm History File British Social History We Plough the Fields
British farming has changed radically since the war in a government-encouraged bid for national self-sufficiency and efficient production. The programme charts some of the changes on three farms in different parts of the country. Presented by NORMAN PAINTING Producer EDWARD HAYWARD (e)
12.30 General Studies
Alternative Ways of Healing (2) Is alternative medicine complementary to, or in conflict with, orthodox medicine? Part 2 of this film takes a look at osteopathy and hypnosis, and tries to assess the role played by the individual in the healing process.
Narrator NICK ROSS
Producer BRUCE JAMSON (R) (e)
1.00 Science in Action Great Stuff!
This week: make your own paper, watch a banana chop wood, see plastics suffering from stress and find out how monster molecules can create special effects for Doctor Who. Presenters TERRY MARSH and KJARTAN POSKTTT Assistant producer LAMBROS ATTESHLIS
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (e)


Producer: John Chapple
Presenter: Carole Harrison
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert
Unknown: Eric Carle
Presenter: Jeni Barnett
Director: Clare Elstow
Producer: Derek Longhurst
Unknown: Tony Aitken
Unknown: Judy Gridley
Presenter: Paul Cola
Unknown: Roger Fry
Unknown: Diane Morgan
Unknown: Tom Brown
Unknown: Gene Kemp
Presented By: Su Elliott
Producer: David Meldrum
Unknown: Nigel Lambert
Unknown: Jacqui Clarke
Presented By: Norman Painting
Producer: Edward Hayward
Narrator: Nick Ross
Producer: Bruce Jamson
Presenters: Terry Marsh
Presenters: Kjartan Poskttt
Producer: Lambros Atteshlis
Producer: Robin Mudge

: Pigeon Street

A See-Saw programme Produced by DAVID YATES (R)
1.38 Near and Far: Now and Then
The Country Child
'How I hate winter mornings. It's so cold. She sends me out without even a mug of tea. She says "the cows won't wait". So out I come.' Milking the cows, weeding the fields, ploughing, threshing and spreading manure: an evocation of the life of a farmer's boy 100 years ago. Film editor JERRY LEON


Produced By: David Yates
Editor: Jerry Leon
Producer: Nicholas Whines

: News

Weather followed by Words and Pictures
Trog Makes a Trap The Trog family is spectacularly unsuccessful in its efforts to hunt for food.
The Quickerwits teach Trog how to make a trap, but what he traps proves to be a surprise.
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (R) (e)


Producer: Moyra Gambleton
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish
Gowie Corby: Richard England
J J: Robert Humphries
Heather: Prudence Oliver
Tommy: Jake Wood
Margie: Flora Page

: Sonos of Praise

from Maynooth

: Children Talking: Happy Families

Gerald Harrison talked in 1969 to girls and boys at Brighton and Maidenhead.

"My Dad tells jokes that anyone could tell, but he tells them the worst of the lot".
(8-year-old girl)

"I put my tape recorder outside the bedroom when my mum and dad were quarrelling - mum found it quite a giggle!"
(10-year-old boy)


Interviewer: Gerald Harrison
Producer: Bob Mozley

: News

Weather followed by See Hear

: Spirits of an Amber Past

Canadian immigrants. Antanas and Anastasia Tamosaitis work hard to keep the folk art and legends of their native Lithuania alive in their paintings, tapestries, sculpture and dance. Every summer their home becomes a place of pilgrimage for young
Canadian-born Lithuanians. Written produced and directed by RAMUNA MACDONALD (R)


Unknown: Anastasia Tamosaitis
Directed By: Ramuna MacDonald

: Advice Shop

Who Cares for You?
If you spend all your time looking after your disabled child, brother, sister or friend, a husband who's had a stroke, or an ageing parent then you belong to the growing number of carers in this country. There are already over a million of them. But most carers are isolated, and they don't always get information about the benefits and services which could help them and the person they are caring for.
In today's programme
Margo MacDonald drops in on Maggie (a carer) and Chris Severin , to see what help they get in coping with Chris's multiple sclerosis. Producer MARION ALLINSON
Series producer TONY MATTHEWS (e) For an information leaflet send a large. 13p sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Unknown: Chris Severin
Producer: Marion Allinson
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

: Moment of Truth

Spinal Injury
Ewen Riddick was 18 months away from an honours degree, but a dive into the waves on a Portuguese beach put an end to those hopes. The waves hid a sandbank and Ewen's neck was broken. Total paralysis looked inevitable.
He entered Stoke Mandeville Hospital on a stretcher. He was determined to leave on his feet.
Written and presented by Tony Wilkinson
Executive producer CYRIL GATES


Unknown: Ewen Riddick
Presented By: Tony Wilkinson
Director: Jonathan Bullen
Producer: Cyril Gates

: Look, Stranger

The Reindeer Man
For 800 years reindeer, which once flourished in the Highlands of Scotland, were not seen in this country. It took Mikel Utsi , a Laplander, to reintroduce them.
In this programme he tells of the trials and tribulations of his efforts.


Unknown: Mikel Utsi

: RKO Ladies: Maureen O'Hara in The Spanish Main

also starring Paul Henreid
The 17th-century
Caribbean abounds with buccaneers, among them a former Dutch merchant captain out to seek revenge on the Spanish colonial authorities.
In one of the most famous of Hollywood's romantic adventures. Paul Henreid outwits the dastardly Walter Slezak to win the heart of Maureen O'Hara in an exciting tale of piracy on the high seas.
Screenplay by GEORGE WORTHING YATES and HERMAN J. MANKIEWICZ From a story by AENEAS MACKENZIE Produced and directed by FRANK BORZAGE
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Paul Henreid
Unknown: Paul Henreid
Unknown: Walter Slezak
Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Unknown: George Worthing
Unknown: Herman J. Mankiewicz
Story By: Aeneas MacKenzie
Directed By: Frank Borzage
Francisca: Maureen O'Hara
Laurent Van Horn: Paul Henreid
Don Alvarado: Walter Slezak
Anne Bonny: Binnie Barnes
Da Bilar: John Emery
Captain Black: Barton MacLane
Pillory: J M Kerrigan
Bishop: Fritz Leiber
Lupita: Nancy Gates
Lieutenant Escabar: Jack Larue
Swaine: Mike Mazurki
Captain Lussan: Ian Keith
Santa Madre captain: Victor Kilian
Sailing master: Alfredo Sabato
Paree: Curt Bois

: Open Space

The Media and the Loony Left
The right-wing press has skilfully created an image of left-wing councils in London as dangerously extreme and irrational.
This film, made by the Goldsmiths' College Media Research Group, shows that this campaign against the 'loony Left' has been based on a significant number of half truths, untruths and even fabrications. They argue that the press has helped undermine local democracy by providing apparent justification for
Government proposals that will seriously reduce the power of all local councils, of whatever party.
Film cameraman JOHN RECORD Film editor KEVIN hinchey
Open Space is the series where the public can make programmes under their own editorial control helped by the COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT
0 INFO: page 75


Producer: Peter Lee Wright
Director: Gerry Pomeroy
Producer: Giles Oakley

: Horizon

Purple Warrior: Limited War
The second of two programmes.
Two days after Exercise Purple Warrior lands on 'Kaig', Orange attacks the Task Force with bombs and Exocets.
Meanwhile, in London at the Command Centre used for the Falklands War, staff are still catching up on the overnight signals and getting ready to brief Admiral Dingemans.
At sea, off 'Kaig',
Admiral White is preparing to transfer command of the Joint Force of 17,000 men and 39 ships to General Vaux. First Vaux must establish his headquarters ashore, but the weather is beginning to close in, making all amphibious movements unpredictable....
Narrator Paul Vaughan Film editor SARA GOSLING Written and produced by ALEC NISBETT


Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Sara Gosling
Produced By: Alec Nisbett
Editor: Robin Brightwell

: Red Dwarf: Confidence and Paranoia

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, Norman Lovett as Holly
Lister contracts a mutated form of pneumonia, and has hallucinations which become solid.
BBC Manchester


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
Cat: Danny John-Jules
Holly: Norman Lovett
Paranoia: Lee Cornes
Confidence: Craig Ferguson

: Moonlighting: Eek! A Spouse

Starring Cybill Shepherd as Maddie Hayes, Bruce Willis as David Addison with Allyce Beasley as Ms Dipesto, Curtis Armstrong as Bert Viola
It's way past opening time at Blue Moon, but the new Maddie is not to everyone's liking and it seems that she's back with the old David; but isn't his reaction to her shattering news a little, well, strange? And then there's the case of the husband, the wife, the mistress and the payoff... yes, it's business and banter as usual.


Writer: Ron Osborn
Writer: Charles H. Eglee
Director: Artie Mandelberg
Maddie Hayes: Cybill Shepherd
David Addison: Bruce Willis
Ms Dipesto: Allyce Beasley
Bert Viola: Curtis Armstrong
Lauren: Cristine Rose
Bridget: Kathleen Layman
Anthony: Gerald Anthony

: Indelible Evidence

A series of murder investigations introduced by Ludovic Kennedy Windfall
A father and son lie dead outside their front door - the victims of an IRA shooting. Four hundred yards away lies a half-eaten apple ... The names of people and places have been changed.
Executive producer DAVID PATERSON Directed and produced by IAN DUNCAN and OLIVER MORSE (R)


Introduced By: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Roger Davenport
Producer: David Paterson
Produced By: Ian Duncan
Produced By: Oliver Morse
RUC investigation officer: John Keegan
Tony Kelly: Angus Barnett
Professor of orthodontics: Arnold Diamond
Scenes-of-crime officer: Dan Gordon
Forensic scientist: Joe McPartland
Ballistics expert: Des McAleer
Mrs Craig: Stella McCusker
Hostage: Michael Gormley
Mrs Kelly: Leila Webster
James Reilly: Noel McGee
Tommy Cassidy: Michael Magee
Chris Cassidy: Michael Levers

: 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


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

: Weatherview

: Open University

Arts Foundation Course
Poetry: Language and History
Can poems about words and places be political?
They must be. argue TOM PAUL1N and TERRY EAGLETON. in a discussion on two Irish poems. Producer TONY COE (R)


Unknown: Tom Paul1n
Unknown: Terry Eagleton.
Producer: Tony Coe

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