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: Open University

Combined Heat and Power

: Daytime on Two

9.20 Maths Inset
A series for teachers of pupils aged 11 to 16.
1: Whose Mathematics?
Ideally, children should 'own' the mathematics they learn.
What does this mean and how can teachers facilitate it? Consultant AFZAL AHMED Film editor BOB RYMER
9.52 Making History Families
History is all about people. But what sort of people? In this programme, students find out about the lives of their parents and grandparents.
Presented by RICHARD BURROWS Producer JILL SHEPPARD (R) (e)
10.15 Who, Me?
New Home, New School
Follow the experience of 11-year-old ROSS moving from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes. Film editor ALASTAIR MITCHELL Producer NICCI CROWTHER (e)
10.38 Brazil
Skyscrapers and Slums
Wealth and poverty in Sao
Paulo - Brazil's biggest, richest and fastest-growing city. Producer LEN BROWN (R) (e)
11.00 Watch Conservation
Back Garden/School Garden (e)
11.18 La Maree et ses secrets A five-part adventure serial in French by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL and JANE COTTAVE 1: Chez Keravec
Producer SUE WEEKS (R) (e)
Microelectronics in Action Sensing and Deciding
Series producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
12.00 Mindstretchers A to B: the problem
Problems for 10- to 12-year-olds to work on. Which is the quickest way from A to B? With VICKY LICORISH and TONY AITKEN
Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD (R) (e)
12.05 Pages from Ceefax
12.20 A-level Studies: English Tom Stoppard by MICHAEL BILLINGTON Two theatre critics,
MICHAEL BILLINGTON and MICHAEL COVENEY , discuss the work of playwright
Tom Stoppard from 'the front row of the stalls'. On stage in front of them extracts from his works appear to support their argument!
Producer GEOFF WILSON (R) (e)
12.50 Espana Viva (R)


Editor: Bob Rymer
Presented By: Richard Burrows
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Unknown: Milton Keynes.
Editor: Alastair Mitchell
Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: Christopher Russell
Unknown: Jane Cottave
Producer: Peter Bratt
Unknown: Vicky Licorish
Unknown: Tony Aitken
Producer: Edward Hayward
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Unknown: Michael Billington
Unknown: Michael Billington
Unknown: Michael Coveney
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Unknown: John Nettleton.
Unknown: Gavin Richards
Unknown: Timothy Bentinck
Designer: Rochelle Selwyn
Producer: Geoff Wilson
Unknown: Espana Viva

: Postman Pat: Pat's Rainy Day

A See-Saw programme. (R)

: Big Top Science

The excitement of discovering scientific principles for yourself through a new series recorded on location in the Discovery Domes of Science Projects Limited. Presenters Kjartan Poskitt and Terry Marsh enable children to use equipment in a travelling display of scientific wonders. There's also a chance to take part in two major scientific experiments.
Producers robin MUDGE and GEORGE AUCKLAND (e)


Presenters: Kjartan Poskitt
Presenters: Terry Marsh

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs are back in the market with Gary Wilmot. There are new words like 'open' and 'closed' to learn and just like Humpty Dumpty, Dibs's teddy can't be mended.


Unknown: Gary Wilmot.
Producer: Richard Callanan

: See Heart

: World Snooker

World Professional Snooker Championship Quarter-Finals
As the next two quarter-final matches get under way this afternoon - with eight frames to be played - news of the fortunes of the players from this morning, and live coverage of the start of one of those matches. On one table either JIMMY WHITE or STEPHEN HENDRY will have emerged from their second-round rumble, and perhaps TONY KNOWLES might have survived this far? If not there might be a surprise here!
And would anyone bet it isn't JOE JOHNSON against
JOHN PARROTT on the other table. Introductions from
DAVID ICKE at the Crucible in Sheffield. including at
3.00 News and Weather


Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Joe Johnson
Unknown: John Parrott
Unknown: David Icke

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale BBC Pebble Mill

: World Snooker

Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship Quarter-Finals
Further coverage of this afternoon's matches introduced by DAVID VINE from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield


Introduced By: David Vine

: Young Musician of the Year

Brass Final
Humphrey Burton introduces the five best brass players in this year's competition. One of them will walk away with the top prize and appear in Sunday's Concerto Final. Making the decision tonight are horn player John Pigneguy , trumpeter David Mason , trombonist John Iveson , composer Edward Gregson and resident adjudicator
Professor Alun Hoddinott. Director VINCENT DOWDALL


Introduces: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: John Pigneguy
Unknown: David Mason
Unknown: John Iveson
Unknown: Edward Gregson
Unknown: Professor Alun Hoddinott.
Director: Vincent Dowdall

: Wainwright in Scotland: 4: The Western Highlands

with Eric Robson
A re-creation of Wainwright's 40-year love affair with Scotland.
When Wainwright achieved his ambition of climbing Ben Nevis, he saw no one, either in the Allt a' Mhuilinn or on the summit of the Ben itself.
Now - 30 years later - AW has to be content with viewing 'the highest and mightiest Munro' from the glen at its foot. For someone who enjoys exploring every corner of a landscape this is no hardship, but Wainwright also insists on revisiting the other jewels of the Western Highlands - the lonely silence found in Glen Dessarry, the bare wastes of Rannoch Moor, and the sombre beauty found in Scotland's most famous glen - Glen Coe.
BBC Newcastle


Presenter: Eric Robson
Subject: Alfred Wainwright
Film Cameraman: Richard Ranken
Film Editor: Derek Inglis
Execuvie Producer: John Mapplebeck

: Russell Harty's Grand Tour

The last in a series of five films in which Russell Harty makes a thoroughly modern journey following in the footsteps of the 18th-century travellers in order to further his education and have a pleasurable time. Part Five
In which he survives the Palio in Siena; he follows in the footsteps of St Francis and bumps into Sting; he gets to the front row of the audience for an Audience; he makes a sentimental journey to Capri; his Grand Tour ends with a bang.
JANE VAL-BAKER and PAT O'GRADY Executive producer IAN SQUIRES Produced and directed by DEREK BAILEY
BBC North West


Unknown: Russell Harty
Unknown: St Francis
Unknown: Dennis Cartwright
Unknown: Jane Val-Baker
Unknown: Pat O'Grady
Directed By: Derek Bailey

: World Snooker

World Professional Snooker Championship Quarter-Finals
DAVID VINE presents further coverage of the mid-session matches.
If it hasn't been won already, top prize for the maximum break in Sheffield is worth E90,000 - and that's only E5,000 short of what the world champion will collect for the title!
Further coverage of the mid-session matches are likely to involve STEVE DAVIS on one table and WILLIE THORNE on the other, or perhaps TERRY GRIFFITHS ?


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Terry Griffiths

: The Nature of Australia

A portrait of an island continent in six episodes narrated by Robyn Williams 2: Seas under Capricorn
Dazzling tropical reef fish and fur seals with their roots in Antarctica are both ingredients of Australia's marine heritage.
For millions of years the continent has inched up from southern polar latitudes into the tropics, deflecting the circulation of the southern seas. Australia's treasure trove of marine creatures includes the astonishing leafy dragon, the great white shark, fish that cultivate seaweed, thousands of green turtles and billions of coral polyps which suffer mass sexual lunacy each year. Produced and photographed by DAVID PARER
Executive producer for the BBC JOHN SPARKS
Series producer JOHN VANDENBELD BBC Bristol


Unknown: Robyn Williams
Unknown: David Parer
Editor: David Luffman

: Ruth's Story

Voted Regional Current
Affairs Programme of the Year by the Royal Television Society, this documentary follows the fortunes of a Norfolk family whose daughter joined a controversial religious sect. The Church of Scientology has had a colourful history since it was formed in America by L. Ron Hubbard. The film investigates the conflict within the family following their daughter's decision to become a member of the Church. When she refuses to return home, they resort to desperate measures in an attempt to persuade her to change her mind.
Narrator Peter Smart


Unknown: L. Ron Hubbard.
Editor: Andrew Holland

: 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


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran

: Weatherview

: World Snooker

World Professional Snooker Championship Quarter-Finals
Final lines coming up on the first day's play involving the eight men left out of the original 129 entries.
DAVID VINE is lasting the course -join him!
Commentators TED LOWE
┬░ Summarisers JOHN SPENCER


Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Summarisers John Spencer
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Eddie Charlton

: Open University

Purpose and Planning in the Curriculum
Who's Your Teacher, Mum?
Development through education has been the watchword for the new
Republic of Tanzania; schools and colleges must be relevant for the needs of a largely rural population. Producer SUZANNE CAMPBELL-JONES (R)


Producer: Suzanne Campbell-Jones

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