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: Open University

Science: Energy to Go Round

: Daytime on Two

9.30 Casebook Scotland 10: Put It on Paper
Stop press. If you have ever wanted to write a poem, a story, a soap or a novel then this programme is for you.
Scottish writers LIZ LOCHHEAD and WILLIAM MCILVANNEY reveal how they got started.
Presenter MURIEL gray
Director KATE KINNINMONT (R) (e)
9.52 Look and Read
Geordie Racer. 10: Run!
10.15 Around Scotland. Close-Up 2: Edge of the Loch
A study of the ecology of the Loch Leven area at different seasons of the year.
Presenter MICHAEL SCOTT Producer GORDON MENZIES BBC Scotland (e)
10.38 Getting to Grips with Racism
5: Teachers' Programme
11.00 Storytime Chicken and Egg
11.18 Logo. Gogo, Logo
11.35 Let's See. The Senses 2: Taste, Touch and Smell
12.00 English File
Enjoying Books. Survivors
This is a crucial theme - in real life as well as fiction - and the three books featured today are exciting and moving. Some teenagers agree that trying to survive may be grim - but reading about others' struggle is rewarding in many ways.
Producer ROSANNA HIBBERT (R) (e)
12.35 Scene. Competition What makes some people compete more than others? Does competitive sport encourage co-operation or conflict? Does a competitive school achieve more than a non-competitive one? And is there a price to be paid? Film editor ROLAND TONGUE Producer CHRIS ELLIS (e)
1.05 France - Francais Parlons cuisine


Unknown: Liz Lochhead
Unknown: William McIlvanney
Director: Kate Kinninmont
Presenter: Michael Scott
Producer: Gordon Menzies
Presented By: Nigel Hinton
Unknown: Marcia Tucker
Unknown: Ian Strachan
Producer: Rosanna Hibbert
Producer: Chris Ellis
Unknown: Francais Parlons

: Fingermouse

A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38 English Time: Storytelling When the Bell Goes - Schools Stories
From Greyfriars to Grange Hill. Presented by su ELLIOTT
Producer DAVID MELDRUM (R) (e)


Unknown: Grange Hill.
Presented By: Su Elliott
Producer: David Meldrum
Gowie Corby: Richard England
J J: Robert Humphries
Heather: Prudence Oliver
Tommy: Jake Wood
Margie: Flora Page

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds HARRY TOWB helps Cosmo and Dibs organise a rota.
Song: Join in the Game
Film director SUE ARON


Producer: Richard Callanan
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Weekend Outlook

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by David Icke and featuring this afternoon: World Skating from Budapest
Highlights of last night's
Free Dance plus early news of the Ladies' Short
Programme this afternoon. Commentator ALAN WEEKS Also a round-up of winter sporting action which is nearing the end of what has been for many a long and frustrating season, together with news of other stories making the headlines. TV presentation:
Skating MTV, Hungary Ski-ing ORF. Austria
Ski jumping ARD. West Germany Studio director VIVIEN KENT Producer GRAHAM FRY including at
3.00 News and Weather


Introduced By: David Icke

: Friday Report

Members Only
Violence on the terraces has given football a fearful reputation worldwide. The government has demanded action, but clubs have been slow to respond - except three which have completely banned away supporters.
Glyn Worsnip visits two of them, Luton and Colchester, to see how effective the ban has been, and asks why other clubs have not followed suit. Producer TONY CHAPMAN


Unknown: Glyn Worsnip
Producer: Tony Chapman

: Life File

Cancer Screening for Women In Britain 2,000 women die every year from cervical cancer and 15,000 from breast cancer. With adequate screening most of these deaths could be prevented. Kay Alexander reports. Producer ROSALIND GOWER


Unknown: Kay Alexander
Producer: Rosalind Gower

: My Music

'Is it true that every one of Chopin's compositions involves a piano?' asks questionmaster Steve Race of Ian Wallace who partners Denis Norden in the musical knowledge challenge to Frank Muir and John Amis (R)


Unknown: Steve Race
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis

: Twirling the Edge

Bobby Halket from Stoke-on-Trent holds the title of Britain's Champion Market Trader. At 36 this self-confessed poser runs a multi-million-pound business selling crockery. He reveals the tricks of market trading. Just what is the secret of 'twirling the edge'?
Producer GRAHAM SIMMONS BBC Midlands (R)


Unknown: Bobby Halket

: Sherlock Holmes: Woman in Green

Starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson.
A number of defenceless young women fall victim to a vicious murderer who stalks the streets of London.
Scotland Yard appear totally baffled, although Sherlock Holmes senses there is a brilliant but brutal intellect behind the killings. The finger of suspicion points to one man - Professor Moriarty.
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Unknown: Bertram Millhauser
Directed By: Roy William Neill
Sherlock Holmes: Basil Rathbone
Dr Watson: Nigel Bruce
Lydia: Hillary Brooke
Prof Moriarty: Henry Daniell
Fenwick: Paul Cavanagh
Inspector Gregson: Matthew Boulton
Maude: Eve Amber
Onslow: Frederick Worlock
Williams: Tom Bryson
Crandon: Sally Shepherd

: Give Us This Day Our Daily Lunch

The city of Bombay is an expanding metropolis into which two-and-a-half million people commute to work daily. At lunchtime, many take advantage of the city's restaurants and roadside stalls, but nearly half these workers enjoy the pleasures of home cooking through a personalised lunch service, the logistics of which defy the imagination!
Directed by DEEP PAL (R)


Directed By: Deep Pal

: On the House

Presented by Pattie Coldwell Harry Greene at Number 50 diagnoses terminal woodworm and wet rot in a suspended timber floor and prescribes the replacement of the joists and floorboards.
Back at home base Rick Ball opts for sophisticated lighting effects and illuminates the job of fitting recessed eyeball spotlights. There's Room for a Change in West London when
Janet Glass asks designer.
Eric Karlsen to come up with some big ideas for the 15-foot by 9-foot Little House. Producer ANDREW MEIKLE
Series producer STEPHANIE SILK BBC Pebble Mill


Presented By: Pattie Coldwell
Presented By: Harry Greene
Unknown: Rick Ball
Unknown: Eric Karlsen

: I'd Sooner Be a Crooner

I'm not interested in modern pop music. I'm interested in real instruments, real singing and the style and music of the 1930s.
Graham Dalby and his band of young musicians are 'the Grahamophones'. They are faithfully attempting to recreate the sound and the look of the golden era of British dance band music. From their humble beginnings at a pub in Putney they are now playing in all the top venues around London, just as the old dance bands did 50 years ago. Photography JOHN BECK
Film editor PETER BARBER
Producer RUSSELL ENGLAND BBC South and East: Elstree (Regional programme - for variations see below)


Unknown: Graham Dalby
Editor: Peter Barber
Producer: Russell England

: Gardeners' World

from the Institute of Horticultural Research,
Littlehampton, West Sussex with Geoff Hamilton and Anne Swithinbank If you want to grow good tomatoes, then consult the experts, and get good advice on propagating, whether in a single pot with a polythene bag over it, or something more sophisticated.
Use of biological pest controls and slow-release fertilisers proves to be well within the scope of the ordinary gardener. Production assistant
Producer PHILIP FRANKUN BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Christine Hardman

: French and Saunders

A must. Full of dangerousness, spectacularness, and good old-fashioned family fun.
French and Saunders, very light entertainment. Gorgeous. Starring
Jennifer Saunders Dawn French featuring Raw Sex with Ben Elton Ian Sears
Musical director SIMON BRINT
Produced by GEOFF POSNER


Unknown: Jennifer Saunders
Unknown: Ben Elton
Unknown: Ian Sears
Written By: Jennifer Saunders
Director: Simon Brint
Unknown: Peter Barvtlle
Designer: Graeme Story
Directed By: Kevin Bishop
Produced By: Geoff Posner

: Arena

The English Thoroughbred In the late 17th century the fastest, most elegant racing machine known to man was developed by the English aristocracy.
The English gentry crossed their hardy mares with three delicate Arab stallions and it is from these horses that all today's thoroughbreds descend.
'Good breeding' is as much a watchword for the horses as for their owners and has culminated in such legendary animals as Nijinsky, Mill Reef and Oh So Sharp.
The price tags on the world's best bloodstock drip noughts like great works of art.
The film's equine guests include the triple crown winner Oh So Sharp,
Dancing Brave, Adjal and Reference Point.
Humans include owners His Highness Sheikh
Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum and Lord Howard de Walden , trainers Vincent O'Brien ,
Mr and Mrs Henry Cecil and jockey Walter Swinburn. Film editor COLIN KNIJFF Director MARY DICKINSON
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Unknown: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Unknown: Lord Howard de Walden
Unknown: Vincent O'Brien
Unknown: Mrs Henry Cecil
Unknown: Walter Swinburn.
Editor: Colin Knijff
Director: Mary Dickinson
Director: Nigel Finch

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: Scene Play Special: Two of Us

A new play by LESLIE STEWART 'It's all labels. We're all mixed up. We're all part of the con.'
Matthew and Phil, two good friends - just good friends? Matthew knows he's gay; Phil, because he's got a girlfriend, isn't sure what his feelings are. Little help comes from family and friends, so perhaps a holiday away together will sort things out - just the two of them?
Film editor PETER BARBER
Associate producer MORTON SURGUY Produced and directed by ROGER TONGE (e) Helpline
If you are a young person or parent who would like to talk to the confidential helpline following this programme, you can phone [number removed]. Lines will be open until 2.30am and tomorrow between
10.00am and 12 noon.


Play By: Leslie Stewart
Composed By: Nick Russell
Unknown: David Chilton
Unknown: Graham Ross
Editor: Peter Barber
Directed By: Roger Tonge
Matthew: Jason Rush
Phil: Lee Whitlock
Sharon: Jenny Jay
Suzie: Zoe Nathenson
Vera: Kathy Burke
Teacher: James McKenna
Phil's mother: Judy Gridley
Matthew's father: John Judd
Car driver: Gordon Salkilld
Policeman: Geoffrey Leesley

: Weatherview

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