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: Open University

Chancellor's School

: Daytime on Two

9.38 A-level Studies: Statistics 3: Simulation Consultants
10.00 You and Me
Against the advice of both Dibs and JENI BARNETT , Cosmo sets up her own whistle stall. Plus a song about faces and how to make a Nigerian mask. Book: Maisie Middleton
Film animation RICHARD TAYLOR
10.15 Science Workshop Floating (A)
10.38 Update Europe
A Long Way from Home For the last five years,
AGOSTINHO MENDES has worked on construction sites in Switzerland, while his wife and children live at home in a rural area of northern Portugal. This programme looks at why
Agostinho and thousands like him still tread the familiar path to jobs a long way from home. Commentary ROBIN ELLIS Series editor LEN BROWN Producer SUSAN PATON (e)
11.00 Words and Pictures The Hungry Fox and the Foxy Duck
The Geography Programme River Landscape
BERNARD CLARK follows the River Tees from source to mouth.
Producer LEN BROWN (R) (e)
11.40 Links. Is the Price Right? The high street stores are full of fashions from the Third World but are the clothes too cheap? Two alternative trading organisations are trying to bring about a fairer deal for producers by buying directly from producer groups in south India.
12.05pm Job Bank
Town Hall - Technical Services (e)
12.28 Lifeschool: Going to Work After YTS
12.50 Discovering Portuguese A six-part introduction to the language and people 3: The Land - A Terra
Presented by ROBERTA FOX Production assistant ELIZABETH MCDOWELL
Producer TERRY DOYLE (R) (e)
1.20pm The Flumps A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38 Zig Zag Flowers
2.00 News
Weather followed by Storytime
The Four Friends
In this Indian legend, when the deer is trapped in a hunter's net, the mouse hitches a lift from the bird to go to the rescue.
Presenter Beulah Candappa Animation RICHARD TAYLOR Series producers


Unknown: Peter Holmes
Unknown: Jeff Griffiths
Producer: David Roseveare
Producer: Jeni Barnett
Unknown: Richard Taylor
Producer: Richard Callanan
Unknown: Eurfron Gwynne
Producer: Michael Coyle
Unknown: Agostinho Mendes
Editor: Len Brown
Producer: Susan Paton
Unknown: Bernard Clark
Producer: Len Brown
Unknown: Adrienne Wallman
Presented By: Roberta Fox
Unknown: Elizabeth McDowell
Producer: Terry Doyle
Presenter: Beulah Candappa
Unknown: Pat Farrington.
Unknown: Diane Morgan

: A House of Hope

Christmas is a time of homecoming, of family reunion. But many have no family, no home. The wind-blasted doorway is their refuge, a bottle of cheap booze their only warmth.
Where do they turn? Pilsdon, a small community in an Elizabethan manor in rural Dorset, is the refuge many head for.
Bob had two heart attacks wandering on the streets; Peter, a criminal, suffered appalling violence; Seamus drank meths; Henry was given five years to live. They all made it as far as Pilsdon. Here they find sanctuary for a while.


Producer: Paul Watson
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: Northern Lights

Frank Nelson 's Toys for Grown-Ups
A man who's part artist, part craftsman, part mechanic and yet part comic in the saucy seaside tradition - Frank Nelson.


Unknown: Frank Nelson
Unknown: Frank Nelson.
Producer: Mark Rowland

: News

Weather followed by Chronicle
The Metal Detective
Treasure hunting was suddenly big news with the discovery in Ireland of the Derrynaflan chalice. But despite the importance of the find, archaeologists have viewed the discovery with mixed feelings because it was found by a man using a metal detector.


Producer: Francesca Kirby
Editor: Bruce Norman

: Dr Kildare

with 5: Now: the Mummy Rudy Devereux takes his rebellious nature to the extreme when he organises a picket of Blair Hospital and Gillespie feels compelled to handle Kildare's problem student in his own way. (R)


Dr James Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr Leonard Gillespie: Raymond Massey
Nurse Zoe Lawton: Lee Kurty
Rudy Devereux: Dean Stockwell
Tom Hartwood: Tony Bell
Frankie: Sheilah Wells

: An Actor's Life for Me

Exploring the price of fame, with a bit of famous name-dropping. with Jenny Agutter
Jane Asher , Richard Briers
Eleanor Bron , Michael Gambon Freddie Jones , Roy Kinnear Maureen Lipman , Ruth Madoc Denis Quilley , Anton Rodgers Leonard Rossiter Jack Shepherd Victor Spinetti
Robert Stephens , Max Wall Producer TONY STAVEACRE BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Jenny Agutter
Unknown: Jane Asher
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Eleanor Bron
Unknown: Michael Gambon
Unknown: Freddie Jones
Unknown: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Ruth Madoc
Unknown: Denis Quilley
Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Unknown: Leonard Rossiter
Unknown: Jack Shepherd
Unknown: Victor Spinetti
Unknown: Robert Stephens

: In Turner's Footsteps

The book In Turner's
Footsteps by David Hill traces one of J. M. W. Turner's tours around the hills and dales of Yorkshire. It could be convincingly argued that Turner is the greatest landscape artist that England ever produced. Producer JOHN GRAHAM


Unknown: David Hill
Producer: John Graham

: Reefwatch

: Film 88

: Battlastar Galactia

The Night the Cylons Landed Parti
Troy and Dillon find a Cylon craft in New York.... is the invasion about to begin? Written by GLEN A. LARSON Directed by SIG NOUFELD


Written By: Glen A. Larson
Directed By: Sig Noufeld
Adama: Lome Greene
Troy: Kent McCord
Dillon: Barry van Dyke
Jamie: Robyn Douglas

: Animation Now

A season of recent award-winning animation from around the world.
Your Face by BILL PLYMPTON Facial contortions from a crooner in love. Ropedancers
A multi-award-winning film by RAIMUND KRUMME , which challenges perceptions using two people tied together by a rope.


Unknown: Bill Plympton
Unknown: Raimund Krumme

: FSd

First in the series of indie-orientated pop music programmes. More rough than ready, FSd #1 cooks up an ugly Scottish broth with the Blood Uncles and the Hook 'n' Pull Gang, an interview with a record company A and R man and lots of other good things and bad attitudes. But be careful! FSd is the only pop programme that can inflict physical pain on its audience. Sound JOHN GARDNER Lighting RON IRVINE
Producer HAMISH BARBOUR BBC Scotland


Unknown: John Gardner
Unknown: Ron Irvine
Designer: Alan Wright
Producer: Hamish Barbour

: The New Yorker

An exhibition of 60 years of the New Yorker opens today at the Victoria and Albert
Museum, London - a celebration of the distinctive art and graphic style of America's foremost literary magazine.
For six decades it has been the proving ground for writers like John Updike and J. D. Salinger and critics such as Pauline Kael. But last year the New Yorker's august tradition came under threat - from a new owner who appointed a new editor, only the third man to hold this post. Review went to
Manhattan to talk to some of the New Yorker's most distinguished contributors - John Updike , Ved Mehta , Jay McInerney and cartoonist Ed Koren about the magazine's unique place in American culture.
Executive producer JOHN ARCHER Director DAISY GOODWIN (R)


Unknown: John Updike
Unknown: J. D. Salinger
Unknown: Pauline Kael.
Unknown: John Updike
Unknown: Ved Mehta
Unknown: Jay McInerney
Unknown: Ed Koren
Producer: John Archer
Director: Daisy Goodwin

: Timewatch Special

AU the King's Men
During the summer of 1943, the SOE'S largest network in occupied France, collapsed and more than 400 of the French Resistance were arrested. At the centre of this disaster stood the figure of Henri Dericourt , one of SOE's most trusted agents.
However, Dericourt had also been working for German Intelligence.
Following the publication of a new book (All The King's Men by Robert Marshall ), which examines the events surrounding the collapse of SOE's network, Timewatch have updated this programme, originally transmitted in 1986. Recent evidence confirms that the catastrophe in wartime France was really the result of an extraordinary British espionage operation. Narrated by John Woodvine Editor ROY DAVIES
Written and produced by ROBERT MARSHALL (R)


Unknown: Henri Dericourt
Unknown: Robert Marshall
Unknown: John Woodvine
Editor: Roy Davies
Produced By: Robert Marshall

: M*A*S*H

Hawk's Nightmare
Hawkeye appears to be behaving a little strangely at night; screaming in his sleep and playing with a non-existent basketball. On waking he remembers nothing about his midnight games. Can the pressure be getting too much even for Hawkeye? Written by KEN LEVTNE and DAVID ISAACS
Directed by GENE REYNOLDS (R)


Written By: Ken Levtne
Written By: David Isaacs
Directed By: Gene Reynolds
Hawkeye: Alan Aida
BJ: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: Harry Morgan
Hot Lips: Loretta Swit
Major Frank Burns: Larry Linville
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Klinger: Jamie Farr

: Sophia and Constance

written by JOHN HARVEY based on The Old Wives' Tale by ARNOLD BENNETT The fifth of six parts with Linsey Beauchamp Nigel Bradshaw Alfred Burke
With the death of Mrs Baines , Constance misses her sister more than ever. Family life brings contentment at first, but then Constance's happiness is shattered by crimes in which her son Cyril and husband Samuel are involved.
Lighting director BOB CHAPLIN Producer JOHN HARRIS Directed by ROMEY ALLISON , HUGH DAVID


Written By: John Harvey
Unknown: Arnold Bennett
Unknown: Linsey Beauchamp
Unknown: Nigel Bradshaw
Unknown: Alfred Burke
Unknown: Mrs Baines
Director: Bob Chaplin
Producer: John Harris
Directed By: Romey Allison
Directed By: Hugh David
Mr Critchlow: Alfred Burke
Constance: Linsey Beauchamp
Samuel Povey: Nigel Bradshaw
Cyril: Mark Wimperis
Daniel Povey: Peter Kelly
Mrs Daniel Povey: Jacqueline Skarvellis
Amy: Sarah Grazebrook
Miss Insull: Freda Dowie
Luxton: Edwin Richfield
Lawton: Michael Godley
Dr Harrop: Jon Croit

: The Monk and the Honeybee

The last of a three-part film biography of Brother Adam , the 89-year-old Benedictine monk of Buckfast Abbey, Devon, who has spent a lifetime trying to breed the perfect honeybee.
African Queens is the account of an extraordinary expedition he led to Tanzania in September 1987 in pursuit of new genetic material - the elusive black bee of Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. Cameraman GRAHAM SMITH Written and produced by DAVID TAYLOR
A YORK FILMS production in association with BBC South West and YLEISRADIO, Finland


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

: Newsnight

Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick reporting the major events of the day. Assignment editors


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Nigel Chapman.
Unknown: Nick Guthrie
Editor: Mike Robinson
Editor: John Morrison

: Weatherview

: One in Four

: Open University

12.05 Environmental Control and Public Health
Air Pollution: Concentrate and Contain
Dust. sulphur dioxide, nitrous oxides - all are by-products of burning coal in power stations. There are technologies to contain them - but are they environmentally and economically worth it?
12.30 Caring for Older People Widowhood
What is it like to be a widow? How do you learn to cope with loss? This programme explores the experience of widowhood, and shows how one woman attempted to find a new focus for her life.
Producer MIKE COCKER (R)


Producer: Martin Wright
Producer: Mike Cocker

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