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: Open University

Health Visiting and the Family

: Daytime on Two

9.38 A-level Studies: Statistics
Sampling and Probability
What is the probability that a drunken driver will not fail a roadside test? Can it be estimated?
Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE (R) (e)
10.00 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo and Dibs try to mend the hole in their bucket with help from INDIRA JOSHI. A look at children doing mime. Book: Buzz, Buzz, Buzz Animation GIL POTTER
10.15 Science Workshop Seeds and Plants (A)
10.38 Update Europe Norwegian Oil
How a small community on the west coast of Norway has coped with the arrival of the oil and gas industry.
Commentary ROBIN ELLIS Series editor LEN BROWN Producer SUSAN PATON (e)
11.00 Words and Pictures The Old Brown Hat
The Geography Programme What Ice Did to the Land
BERNARD CLARK investigates the way the Ice Age left its mark on the British landscape.
Producer LEN BROWN (R) (e)
11.40 New Series Links
The Global Supermarket How does what we eat in Britain affect other people? The first of a five-part series on links between Britain and the developing world focuses on a community in a very dry area of south India which struggles to grow enough food for its needs, and the problems it has over land ownership. Cameraman david SWAN
Producer ANDY WALKER (e)
12.05pm Job Bank Caring for Animals
Working with animals is the dream of thousands of young people. A look at four people who have achieved that ambition - a stablehand, a riding instructor, a kennelhand and a veterinary nurse.
Producer DAVID MELDRUM (R) (e)
12.28 Lifeschool: Going to Work Profit Sharing
12.50 Discovering Portuguese A six-part introduction to the language and people
1: Who Are the Portuguese? With writer jose SARAMAGO fado singer AMÁLIA RODRIQUES and PRESIDENT MARIO SOARES Presented by ROBERTA FOX Production assistant ELIZABETH MCDOWELL
Producer TERRY DOYLE (R) (e)


Producer: David Roseveare
Unknown: Indira Joshi.
Unknown: Gil Potter
Director: Rosemary Shepherd
Unknown: Eurfron Gwynne
Producer: Michael Coyle
Editor: Len Brown
Producer: Susan Paton
Unknown: Brown Hat
Unknown: Bernard Clark
Producer: Len Brown
Producer: David Meldrum
Unknown: Mario Soares
Presented By: Roberta Fox
Unknown: Elizabeth McDowell
Producer: Terry Doyle

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme
Written by JULIE HORDER The Cloud
It's an 'umpty' day for Perkin Flump. He's going round 'under a cloud'. Posey and Pootle wish they had a cloud of their own following them. Narrator Gay Soper Music PAULE READE


Written By: Julie Horder
Unknown: Perkin Flump.

: Zig Zag

PAUL COlA and SHEELAGH GILBEY Start exploring the plant world Producer CHRIS ELLIS (R) (e)


Producer: Chris Ellis

: News

Weather followed by Storytime
The Magic Birthday Cake Birthdays are special days, and they're even better with a magic birthday cake. lain Lauchlan tells the story of The Magic Birthday Cake and remembers when he was little. Animation
Series producers DIANE MORGAN and PAT FARRINGTON (e)


Unknown: Alan Rogers
Unknown: Peter Lang
Producers: Diane Morgan
Producers: Pat Farrington

: Snooker and Racing

World Professional Snooker Championship
The second semi-finalist will be decided this afternoon - and who would bet on any one Of NEAL FOULDS ,
WILLIE THORNE or TERRY GRIFFITHS ? Live coverage as that match reaches a conclusion, and news too of action on table two between likely contenders JIMMY WHITE - or STEPHEN HENDRY - against
And at 2.45*pm another chance to enter Shot of the Championship and agree or disagree with the experts on the top three shots in order of the championship so far. For the winners - an all expenses paid trip to the final. DAVIDICKE is your host. Racing from Ascot
The top races from Ascot's first day of the flat season.
2.30 Insulpak Sagaro EBF Stakes (2m)
A race commemorating the only three-time Ascot Gold Cup winner and which is always the best pointer to Royal Ascot's marathon.
3.05 Insulpak Victoria Cup (Handicap) (7f)
GUY HARWOOD'S Connue has been specially trained for this valuable seven-furlong handicap.
3.40 White Rose Stakes dim) Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Commentators
Producer FRED VINER including at
2.55 News and Weather


Unknown: Neal Foulds
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: John Hanmer
Producer: Fred Viner

: Film 88

Barry Norman presents his personal review of the week's cinema releases.


Unknown: Barry Norman

: World Snooker

World Professional Snooker Championship Quarter-Finals
Who'd be a prophet in this business?
DAVID ICKE Ski Sunday 1985
Things don't change. Crystal ball gazers might just as easily have got the quarter-final line-up wrong. It should be further coverage of JOHNSON v PARROTT, and the finish Of FOULDS v THORNE (or GRIFFITHS)!
MR VINE will no doubt report on what's happening at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

: Young musician of the Year

Wind Final
Humphrey Burton introduces the five top wind players in this year's competition. Only one of them can win the top prize and go forward to Sunday's
Concerto Final. Wind players have always been the most successful section of the competition - can tonight's players repeat past triumphs? Awarding the prizes tonight are flautist Susan Milan , clarinettist Emma Johnson , bassoonist Deirdre Dundas -
Grant, music producer James Langley and the resident adjudicator
Professor Alun Hoddinott. Director JONATHAN FULFORD


Introduces: Humphrey Burton
Clarinettist: Susan Milan
Clarinettist: Emma Johnson
Bassoonist: Deirdre Dundas
Producer: James Langley
Unknown: Professor Alun Hoddinott.
Director: Jonathan Fulford

: The Rock 'n' Roll Years

News - George Best makes football as attractive as rock 'n' roll, young Catholics in Holland want an end to priestly celibacy, and skinheads make reggae their own. American campuses explode in fury at Nixon's
Cambodian sideshow - four students die for their beliefs. Music - Edison Lighthouse, Badfinger, the Temptations, Jethro Tull , Free, Deep Purple
Videotape editor MARK LAWRENCE Producer ANN FREER


Unknown: George Best
Unknown: Jethro Tull
Editor: Mark Lawrence
Producer: Ann Freer

: Bookmark

The Bible
While a copy of the Gutenberg Bible sold for five million dollars last October, a smuggler in Beirut was risking his life by trying to give the book away for nothing. Why?
What is it about this one book that has had such an extraordinary effect on men and women throughout history? Is it a source of divine inspiration, or simply a collection of particularly well-told stories?
Bookmark takes a writer's look at the Bible in the company ofP.D. James, Peter Shaffer, Jeanette
Winterson, Michele Roberts and Dan Jacobson.
With readings by Anthony Hopkins and contributions from critics, believers, cynics, scribes and children. Blessed is he that watcheth ...
(Revelation, 16vl5)
Film cameraman PETER CHAPMAN Film editor MARK DAY
Executive producer NIGEL WILLIAMS Director JAMES RUNCIE
0 WODDIS ON: page 81

: World Snooker

World Professional Snooker Championship Quarter-Finals
Further coverage from the Crucible in Sheffield.
Introduced by DAVID VINE , with more in Sportsnight on BBC1 at 10.30pm.


Introduced By: David Vine

: Sophia and Constance

written by JOHN HARVEY based on The Old Wives' Tale by ARNOLD BENNETT The third of six parts with Patricia Routledge Alfred Burke
Linsey Beauchamp Katy Behean
Nigel Bradshaw Leonard Preston
The sisters have escaped from the domination of their mother, but find that marriage has its drawbacks. Constance must adjust to a new life in her old home, while in Paris Sophia is horrified by her husband's extravagance and selfishness. Courtesan VIOLETTA
Costume designer GILL HARDIE


Written By: John Harvey
Unknown: Arnold Bennett
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Alfred Burke
Unknown: Linsey Beauchamp
Unknown: Katy Behean
Unknown: Nigel Bradshaw
Unknown: Leonard Preston
Designer: Gill Hardie
Designer: Maggie Thomas
Producer: John Harris
Directed By: Romey Allison
Directed By: Hugh David
Sophia: Katy Behean
Gerald Scales: Leonard Preston
Constance: Linsey Beauchamp
Samuel Povey: Nigel Bradshaw
Mrs Baines: Patricia Routledge
Mr Critchlow: Alfred Burke
Daniel Povey: Peter Kelly
French saleswoman: Shirley Cain
Maggie: Penny Leatherbarrow
Boon: Niven Boyd
Head waiter: William Lawford
Aristocratic Englishman: Edward Hibbert
Chirac: Julian Fellowes
Gypsy fiddler: Jansci Hosszu
Miss Insull: Freda Dowie
Collier: Edward Kelsey
Mrs Daniel Povey: Jacqueline Skarvellis

: The Monk and the Honeybee

The life and times of Brother Adam , an 89-year-old Benedictine monk of Buckfast Abbey, Devon, who has spent 70 years trying to breed the perfect honeybee.
By the Hand of Man, part one of this three-part film biography, recounts how acarine disease wiped out the entire British black bee population and led
Brother Adam in 1925 to establish the world's first bee-mating station in a remote Dartmoor valley.
A YORK FILMS production in association with BBC South West and YLE1SRADIO FINLAND


Unknown: Brother Adam
Unknown: Brother Adam
Unknown: Graham Smith
Produced By: David Taylor

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: Weatherview

: Open University

11.40 Perspectives in Health and Disease
Dirty Old Town
Salford on some health surveys has been described as a health black spot. What do people in Salford think about the label?
12.05 Caring for Older People Sharing a House
Sharing a house with an elderly relative has its problems, but there are also benefits.


Producer: Victor Lockwood
Producer: Clare Falkner

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