How are teachers of this subject meeting the challenges and facing the opportunities ofGCSE?
Consultant KATHLEEN JOHNSON Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (e)
9.50 Pages from Ceefax
10.15 Sex Education Growing
How do children learn and grow, and what are the special changes that take place at puberty?
These questions are answered for 8- to 10-year-olds in the first of a three-part series.
Producer DEREK LONGHURST (R) (e)
10.38 Pages from Ceefax
11.00 Watch Conservation
Bees and Honey Louise visits a school where the children keep bees.
See how the honey is made and how it is extracted from the honeycomb.
(R) (e) (For full details see Thursday at 2.00pm)
11.18 Pages from Ceefax
11.35 Life Goes On
Reproduction and Survival Plants and animals have evolved a variety of reproduction techniques to ensure the survival of the species.
Producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
12.00 Mindstretchers Bypass: the Problem
Problems for 10- to 12-year-olds to work on, with suggested solutions.
FEROZA SYAL explains the pros and cons of bypasses: which is the best route for the bypass for Edsbridge?
Producer EDWARD HAYWARD (R) (e)
12.05pm Pages from Ceefax
12.20 A-level Studies: History Munich - Was Appeasement Right?
Why did Chamberlain make an agreement with Hitler? Was he weak - or was he trying to buy time? What was at stake? NICK Ross examines the documentary evidence and talks to leading historians. Director CAROLINE GODLEY
Series producer JILL SHEPPARD (R) (e)
12.50 Espana Viva
Spanish for beginners with YOLANDA VAZQEZ Director STEPHEN MOSS
Producer DAVID WILSON (R) (e)
A See-Saw programme.
Pat wakes up late. His alarm clock has let him down, but Miss Hubbard gets him up. It's a bad start to the day, and one thing after another goes wrong.
Written by John Cunliffe. (R)
Narration and vocals:
Designed and directed by:
A visit to the Discovery
Domes to find out why the wind blows. Terry and Kjartan show you how to measure the speed of the wind and make your own tornado. All this is served up with a good helping of music, songs and special guests. Presenters Terry Marsh Kjartan Poskitt
Production ROBIN MUDGE.
GEORGE AUCKLAND, BRENDA BARRIE (R) (e)
Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs finds it hard to pass the time. Sherbett the robot negotiates an obstacle course. Penny and her family go camping. Song: The Big
Ship Sails on the Alley Alley 0
Presenter Bharti Patel
Director JULIE CALLANAN (R) (e)
Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies from Trent Bridge Final day
TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of the rest of the afternoon's play.
BENAUD JACK BANNISTER
KEITH MACKENZIE , ALAN GRIFFITHS including at
3.00 News and Weather
Kirk Douglas Tony Curtis
The turbulent, barbaric world of the marauding Vikings is colourfully portrayed in this spectacular ninth-century saga. Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis star as two half-brothers vying for the love of a captive princess.
Their bitter conflict culminates in a duel to the death on the towering ramparts of an English castle.
Only one man can be the victor and the winner of Morgana.
Screenplay by CALDER WILLINGHAM from the novel, The Viking, by EDISON MARSHALL
Produced by JERRY BRESLER
Directed by RICHARD FLEISCHER
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Which chair has a stone in it? asks Bamber Gascoigne in his quiz game on the fine and decorative arts.
In the fifth heat the contenders for the title of Connoisseur of 1988 are: Stephen Duffy (London) Pamela Gerrish Nunn (Bristol)
(West Midlands) Kenneth Wade
Series devised and questions set by BAMBER GASCOIGNE
Director ROY CHAPMAN
Producer JONATHAN WRIGHT MILLER A HAWKSHEAD production for BBC Bristol
Send your answers to the viewers' questions to Hawkshead, 3 Fitzroy Square, London WIP 5AH.
Danny's Secret Deal
Danny Heffernan is 31 years old, crippled with arthritis and trapped in the body of a child. Last year, he secured an out of court settlement after an 11-year legal battle to prove that prescribed drugs had stunted his growth. But the drug manufacturers involved have never admitted liability and details of the settlement remain a secret.
Helen Boaden reports on Danny Heffernan 's fight for justice - and asks whether a new system of compensation should be set up to help people like him.
Assistant producer Liz MCCALLUM Producer DIANNE NELMES Editor COLIN CAMERON BBC North West
A six-part comedy series written by BEN ELTON starring with 1: Edith
... a family shrouded in the mist of time ... a dying grandmother sends a complete berk on an unbelievably difficult mission ... to find his sisters and bring them back.
Assistant producer ALAN WRIGHT Produced and directed by PAUL JACKSON
BBC North West (R)
Dr De Quincy:
A new first programme in the award-winning series filmed over two years inside the secretive world of Customs and Excise. East Enders
Tonight's film follows Customs investigation officers as they track the East End's biggest tobacco-smuggling gang. Follow the patient observation at south coast ports and the difficult and dangerous undercover surveillance of East End haulage yards as the team build their case against the gang. Finally, the briefing for a dawn raid, with over 60 investigators and SPG back-up, and the raid itself.... Photography PATRICK O'SHEA Film editor TONY HEAVEN
Assistant producer ROGER COURTIOUR Producer PAUL HAMANN
('The Red Sammy' next Sunday on BBC2)
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A different kind of comedy starring
Laffie Garry 's condos condon'ts include keeping pets so he has to surrender his new-found four-footed friend to the Schumakers. The ever-officious Leonard Smith has reason to rejoice when Laffie comes home just before the Union Pacific. with June Lockhart
Written by ALAN ZWEIBEL and GARRY SHANDLING
Directed by ALAN RATION
The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick Directors JOHN WILKINSON VICTOR MELLANEY
Producers MARK DAMAZER LIZ RAMSAY , KEITH BOWERS
EILEEN FITT , DOMINIC CAMERON Deputy editor MIKE ROBINSON Editor JOHN MORRISON
Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of today's play. Producer KEITH MACKENZIE
Bedford: A Pioneering College
Bedford College of Higher Education offers a remarkable range of courses, catering for PE students, retired people, farm workers, and the mentally-handicapped, as well as the traditional Further Education students.
Producer ANNE DIACK