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: Open University

Nene College and the 80s

: Daytime on Two

9.38 A-level Studies: Statistics Hypothesis Testing
'Beta-blockers reduce death from heart disease.' How can such generalisations be reformulated and tested?
Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE (R) (e)
10.00 You and Me
Dibs can't wait for his radish seeds to grow, Cosmo and JENI BARNETT try to explain patiently. A song about hair is followed by a film about
LORRAINE having her hair done in braids. Book: Meg's Veg by HELEN NICOLL and JAN PIENKOWSKI
10.15 Science Workshop Floating (B)
Producer MICHAEL COYLE (R)(e)
10.38 Update Europe French Farmer
How a farming community in south-west France is coping with the problems of over-production, erratic subsidies, changing markets and competition from the new members of the European Community.
Commentary ROBIN ELLIS (e)
11.00 Words and Pictures What Is It?
The Geography Programme The New Countryside
MALCOLM STACEY reports on the enormous changes in the look and life of the English countryside brought about by the agricultural revolution of the last 40 years.
Producer LEN BROWN (R) (e)
11.40 Links. Trick or Treat? Who benefits most from international aid - the giver or the receiver? Canada is supporting a wheat-growing scheme in Tanzania which is dependent on Canadian machinery and which uses land formerly used by wandering herdsmen. In contrast, a project aided by Oxfam is helping young Tanzanians become self-sufficient. Director JULIET MILLER
Producer ANDY WALKER (e)
12.05pm Job Bank
Telecommunications Work
12.28 Lifeschool: Going to Work.
A Woman's Work?
12.50 Discovering Portuguese A six-part introduction to the language and people
4: Alfama, the Alentejo. and the April Revolution
On 25 April 1974. Europe's most recent revolution ended 48 years of dictatorship in Portugal. It brought, among other things, a hard-fought legacy of land reform to
Alentejo in southern Portugal. Presented by ROBERTA FOX Production assistant
Producer TERRY DOYLE (R) (e)


Producer: David Roseveare
Producer: Jeni Barnett
Unknown: Helen Nicoll
Unknown: Jan Pienkowski
Producer: Richard Callanan
Producer: Michael Coyle
Unknown: Malcolm Stacey
Producer: Len Brown
Director: Juliet Miller
Presented By: Roberta Fox
Unknown: Elizabeth McDowell
Producer: Terry Doyle

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme Moon Shot (R)

: Zig Zag


: News

Weather followed by Storytime
The Elves and the Shoemaker
Traditional stories are retold in different ways, so The Elves and the Shoemaker is shown first in animation and then retold in a different way by a storyteller in a children's library.
Presenter Beulah Candappa Animation LEO BELTOFT Series producers


Presenter: Beulah Candappa
Unknown: Pat Farrington.
Unknown: Diane Morgan

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

How good a horse was he?
Lester Piggott believes that he was very good. Certainly his successes in the Derby and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes in 1970 were very impressive.


Series Producer: Jeff Goddard

: Mid-week Racing

from Goodwood
2.40 Chichester Festival
Theatre Stakes (H'cap. 1m 4f)
3.10 NM Financial
Predominate Stakes (lm 2f) A last chance to unearth a possible winner of the Derby.
3.40 Mail on Sunday
3-year-old Series Stakes (H'cap. 1m)
4.10 Festival Stakes (lm 2f)
Mtoto, the only horse to beat Reference Point in Great
Britain last year, has this as an early season target.
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Commentators
JIMMY LINDLEY. JOHN HANMER Television presentation BOB DUNCAN including at
3.00 News and Weather
3.50 News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Jimmy Lindley.
Unknown: Bob Duncan

: Making a Buck

For five Midlanders, living and working in New York ranges from the bizarre to the businesslike. But none are in a rush to come home. A former Raleigh Cycles engineer who now works on an American TV soap opera; a Banbury girl who is a waitress in a downtown restaurant; and the former landlord of a Walsall pub who paints abstract art are some of the people who have swapped the Midlands for
Manhattan. The programme traces why they made the move and how their lives differ.
Producer JOHN MCLEOD BBC Pebble Mill
(First shoum on BBC Midlands)


Producer: John McLeod

: Cartoon Two

Second Class Mail (R)

: The Alternative Holiday Show

The second programme in the series offering you holiday ideas of a different kind. Today John Thirlwell and Kathy Tayler take to the air and sample, among other things, gliding in North
Yorkshire, parachuting on the East Coast and hang gliding in the Peak District. (First snown on BBC North East) For more information send an sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: John Thirlwell
Unknown: Kathy Tayler
Unknown: Woodhouse Lane

: Film 88

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


Unknown: Barry Norman

: Battlestar Galactica

and The Night the Cylons Landed Part 2
The Earth's future hangs in the balance while Troy and Dillon track the three Cylon invaders who are about to commandeer a powerful radio station transmitter.
On their way to confront the aliens Troy is waylaid in Central Park.
Written by GLEN A. LARSON Directed by BARRY CRANE


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

: Animation Now

A season of recent award-winning animation from around the world. Tables of Content by WENDY TILBY Spotting a Cow by PAUL DRIESSEN


Unknown: Wendy Tilby
Unknown: Paul Driessen

: FSd

'This is our art,' say the Soup Dragons, 'useless, boring, impotent, elitist but very, very beautiful.'
Certainly a sentiment FSd would go along with. So
WOUld PAT AND GREG KANE Of Hue and Cry. The Beat
Poets, on the other hand, don't say much at all. Sound JOHN GARDNER LightingLAIN HOLDEN Designer ALAN WRIGHT
Producer HAMISH BARBOUR BBC Scotland


Unknown: Greg Kane
Unknown: John Gardner
Unknown: Lain Holden
Designer: Alan Wright
Producer: Hamish Barbour

: Burgess at 70

The extraordinary career of Anthony Burgess - novelist, poet, screenwriter and cruic - began in 1960, when doctors told him he had no more than a year to live. Now, Burgess claims to be at work on the final chapter of his literary career: his autobiography. The first volume, Little Wilson and Big God is published this week. Last year, Russell Davies visited
Burgess in Venice on his 70th birthday, to talk about God. Manchester, fiction and opera. Writers Martin Amis and Paul Theroux assess the range of his extraordinary talents.
Review editor JOHN ARCHER (R) revised


Unknown: Anthony Burgess
Unknown: Little Wilson
Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Martin Amis
Unknown: Paul Theroux
Producer: Kevin Jackson
Editor: John Archer

: Antenna in the USSR

For this special Soviet edition, Antenna invited Soviet scientist and television presenter
Sergei Kapitza to introduce two science stories.
Mission to the Red Planet This summer, the Soviets launch a space craft to investigate Phobos, one of the mysterious 'moons' orbiting Mars. British space expert, Phillip Clark , meets human volunteers in weightlessness experiments. He also talks to the scientists who claim they can get men on Mars by the turn of the century.
Kapitza, the Crocodile, and the Kremlin
A portrait of the remarkable Russian physicist,
Peter Kapitza and his extraordinary apprenticeship in Cambridge until his detention in the Soviet Union by Stalin - the start of a series of dangerous encounters with the Kremlin as Kapitza struggled to keep politics out of his laboratory. Film directors
Executive producer DAVID PATERSON Series producer JANA BENNETT
0 FEATURE: page 86


Unknown: Sergei Kapitza
Unknown: Phillip Clark
Unknown: Peter Kapitza
Unknown: David Dugan.
Producer: David Paterson
Producer: Jana Bennett

: M*A*S*H

The General's Practitioner Written by BURT PRELUTSKY Directed by ALAN RAFKIN (R)


Written By: Burt Prelutsky
Directed By: Alan Rafkin
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
BJ: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: Harry Morgan
Hot Lips: Loretta Swit
Maj 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 last of six parts with Phyllis Calvert
Helen Cherry , Alfred Burke After more than 30 years apart, a chance meeting brings Sophia and Constance face to face. Now in their 60s, the two sisters find it as hard as ever to agree, and their battle of wills resumes behind the draper's shop.
Script editor SIMON PASSMORE
Executive producer COLIN ROGERS Producer JOHN HARRIS


Written By: John Harvey
Unknown: Arnold Bennett
Unknown: Phyllis Calvert
Unknown: Helen Cherry
Unknown: Alfred Burke
Music: Geoffrey Burgon
Unknown: Frank Pendlebury
Editor: Simon Passmore
Producer: Colin Rogers
Producer: John Harris
Directed By: Romey Allison
Constance: Phyllis Calvert
Mr Critchlow: Alfred Burke
Miss Insull: Freda Dowie
Peel-Swynnerton: Michael Kingsbury
Sophia: Helen Cherry
Amy: Sarah Grazebrook
Youngest Sophia: Melissa Greenwood
Dr Stirling: Robert McBain
Cyril: Philip Childs
Man in hotel: John Franklyn-Robbins
Woman in hotel: Kate Percival
Maude: Sadie Hamilton
Dick Povey: Michael Shaw
Lily: Irene Richard
Boldero: Gerald James
Gerald Scales: Leonard Preston
Young Sophia: Katy Behean

: Atlantic at 40

The second of five programmes of the highlights from the birthday concert, featuring some of the biggest names in rock 'n' roll.
TV presentation PHIL CHILVERS

: Newsnight

The last word on world events ananlysed by Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: Weatherview

: Open University

11. 40 Health and Disease: Life Before Birth
The development of the foetus in the womb takes nine months. This programme examines that miraculous process.
12.05 Jumping Genes
Genes that move from one bacterium to another are responsible for the rapid spread of antibiotic resistance in bacteria.


Producer: Victor Lockwood
Producer: Aileen Llewellyn

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