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: Open University

Discovering Chemistry

: Daytime on Two

9.20 Inset
Home Economics
How are teachers of this subject meeting the challenges and facing the opportunities ofGCSE?
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)


Unknown: Kathleen Johnson
Producer: Derek Longhurst
Producer: Honey Louise
Producer: Peter Bratt
Producer: Edward Hayward
Unknown: Nick Ross
Director: Caroline Godley
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Unknown: Yolanda Vazqez
Director: Stephen Moss
Producer: David Wilson

: Postman Pat: Pat's Difficult Day

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: Ken Barrie
Writer: John Cunliffe
Music: Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Big Top Science

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.


Presenters: Terry Marsh
Presenters: Kjartan Poskitt
Unknown: Brenda Barrie

: News

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)


Presenter: Bharti Patel
Director: Julie Callanan
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Frances Wright

: Sign Extra

: Cricket: First Test

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.
Commentators RicinE
Television presentation
3.00 News and Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Benaud Jack Bannister
Unknown: Summarisers Rayillingworth
Unknown: Tom Graveney
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: The Vikings

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
● FILMS: page 14


Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Calder Willingham
Produced By: Jerry Bresler
Directed By: Richard Fleischer
Einar: Kirk Douglas
Eric: Tony Curtis
Ragnar: Ernest Borgnine
Morgana: Janet Leigh
Egbert: James Donald
Fr Godwin: Alexander Knox
Aella: Frank Thring
Enid: Maxine Audley
Kitala: Eileen Way
Sandpiper: Edric Connor
Bridget: Dandy Nichols
Bjorn: Per Buckhoj
: Pigtails Almutberg

: Connoisseur

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)
Tom Jones
(West Midlands) Kenneth Wade
(South Yorkshire)
Series devised and questions set by BAMBER GASCOIGNE
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.


Unknown: Bamber Gascoigne
Unknown: Stephen Duffy
Unknown: Pamela Gerrish Nunn
Unknown: Tom Jones
Unknown: Kenneth Wade
Unknown: Bamber Gascoigne
Director: Roy Chapman
Producer: Jonathan Wright Miller

: Brass Tacks

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


Unknown: Danny Heffernan
Unknown: Helen Boaden
Unknown: Danny Heffernan
Producer: Liz McCallum
Producer: Dianne Nelmes

: Happy Families

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)


Written By: Ben Elton
Producer: Alan Wright
Directed By: Paul Jackson
Fuddle Family: Jennifer Saunders
Guy: Adrian Edmondson
Cook: Dawn French
Dr De Quincy: Stephen Fry
Flossie: Helen Lederer
Dalcroix: Jim Broadbent
Jim: Hugh Laurie
Press aide: Francesca Ryan
Judge: Michael Sheard
Mother Superior: Una Stubbs

: The Duty Men

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)
0 FEATURE: page 85


Producer: Roger Courtiour
Producer: Paul Hamann

: It's Garry Shandling's Show

A different kind of comedy starring
Garry Shandling
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
Directed by ALAN RATION


Unknown: Garry Shandling
Unknown: Laffie Garry
Unknown: Leonard Smith
Written By: Alan Zweibel
Written By: Garry Shandling
Directed By: Alan Ration
Nancy: Molly Cheek
Pete Schumaker: Michael Tucci
Grant Schumaker: Scott Nemes
Jackie Schumaker: Bernadette Birkett
Leonard Smith: Paul Wilson

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick Directors JOHN WILKINSON VICTOR MELLANEY


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Directors: John Wilkinson
Directors: Victor Mellaney
Producers: Mark Damazer
Producers: Liz Ramsay
Producers: Keith Bowers
Unknown: Eileen Fitt
Editor: Mike Robinson
Editor: John Morrison

: Weatherview

: Cricket: First Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of today's play. Producer KEITH MACKENZIE


Introduces: Richie Benaud
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Open University

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.

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