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: Open University

Education: The Standards Debate

: Daytime on Two

10.00 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds
Harry's van breaks down when he's out with Cosmo. Will Dibs be able to cope without them? Colour song: Yellow
Book: Janine and the New Baby by IOLETTE THOMAS
Presenter HARRY TOWB
Director JULIE CALLANAN (R) (e)
10.15 Big Top Science
10.35 Pages from Ceefax
11.00 Words and Pictures Posy and Sam
The Geography Programme Why Industry Comes and Goes (1)
MALCOLM STACEY investigates the rise of industry in South Wales from the days of the early ironmasters to the boom period of coal and steel. Producer LEN BROWN (R) (e)
11.40 Pages from Ceefax
12.28pm Lifeschool: Politics and You You and the Law
12.50 Discovering Portuguese Last programme in the series Language and Culture
Presented by ROBERTA FOX Film editor JOHN L. BAKER Producer TERRY DOYLE (R)
Book, same title, E795 and pack of two audio cassettes price £9.95 from retailers


Unknown: Iolette Thomas
Presenter: Harry Towb
Director: Julie Callanan
Unknown: Malcolm Stacey
Producer: Len Brown
Presented By: Roberta Fox
Editor: John L. Baker
Producer: Terry Doyle

: The Flumps

A See-Saw programme Something Different by JULIE HOLDER
Posey, Pootle and Perkin are 'down in the dumps' but Mother helps cheer them up by telling them about Auntie Myrtle.
Narrator Gay Soper Music PAUL READE


Unknown: Julie Holder

: Zig Zag

Human Bodies
The human body is an amazing machine, especially if it belongs to an Olympic athlete.
Sheelagh Gilbey and Wayne Laryea investigate, with powerful assistance from Geoff Capes Producer CHRIS ELLIS


Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Wayne Laryea
Producer: Chris Ellis

: News

Weather followed by Storytime Ayu and the Perfect Moon It is the night of the full moon and Ayu must dance for the first time. Today's story is set on the Indonesian island of Bali.
Presented by Tina Gray Story by DAVID COX Series producers


Unknown: Storytime Ayu
Presented By: Tina Gray
Story By: David Cox
Unknown: Diane Morgan.
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Cricket

Benson and Hedges Cup Semi-final
TONY LEWIS introduces live coverage of the rest of the afternoon's play right through to the finish. Commentators
DAVID ACFIELD including at
3.00 News and Weather
3.50 News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Commentators: Tom Graveney
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: David Acfield

: Animation Now

A season of recent award-winning animation from around the world.
Top Priority by ISHU PATEL A tragic tale set in a Third World country that gives weapons priority over the welfare of its population.


Unknown: Ishu Patel

: FSd

Facts, fact-freaks!
Duglas of the BMX Bandits was at school with Sheena Easton ! Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream was in the Jesus and Mary Chain!
Wray Gun and the Rockets toured with Shakin'
Stevens! All this and a tour of the Cut music magazine offices. Phew!
Producer HAMISH BAEBOUR BBC Scotland


Unknown: Sheena Easton
Unknown: Bobby Gillespie
Unknown: Wray Gun
Unknown: John Gardner
Unknown: Iain Holden
Designer: Alan Wright
Producer: Hamish Baebour

: The Trireme Quest

Fifty years ago Professor
John Morrison dreamed of rediscovering the secrets of the Greek trireme. The design of this legendary warship - powered by 170 oarsmen and with a deadly battering ram - had long been forgotten. But the triremes had once given the Greeks supremacy in the eastern Mediterranean and allowed their culture to flourish.
Last summer, after a lifetime of detective work among the art and literature of the ancient world, this gentle Cambridge scholar saw his dream come true. A replica, based on his findings, was built - and a trireme put to sea in the Aegean again for the first time in 2,000 years. Narrator Alan Dobie
Film editor JONATHAN PLUMMER Written and produced by MKE PURTON (R)


Unknown: John Morrison
Narrator: Alan Dobie
Editor: Jonathan Plummer
Produced By: Mke Purton

: M*A*S*H

The Colonel's Horse
With Mildred flying over specially to see him in Tokyo, Col Potter is determined to enjoy his one week's R and R. Nobody is too happy to have Frank in charge at the 4077th, particularly as Hot Lips will probably need an operation and - crisis of crises - Sophie is unwell. Written by JIM FRITZELL and EVERETT GREENBAUM
Directed by BURT METCALF (R)


Unknown: Col Potter
Unknown: R. Nobody
Written By: Jim Fritzell
Written By: Everett Greenbaum
Directed By: Burt Metcalf
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
BJ: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: Harry Morgan
Hot Lips: Loretta Swit
Major Frank Burns: Larry Linville
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Klinger: Jamie Farr

: The Singing Detective

A film with music in six parts by DENNIS POTTER starring with Janet Suzman Patrick Malahide and Bill Paterson 2: Heat
'There's always a dame.
There's always a body too. I know that, you know that. And you're looking a trifle pale, pal. Who's trying to swing you into this number? And are you as nervous as you seem?'
Director JON AMIEL


Unknown: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Janet Suzman
Unknown: Patrick Malahide
Unknown: Bill Paterson
Director: Jon Amiel
Philip Marlow: Michael Gambon
Mark Binney: Patrick Malahide
Nicola: Janet Suzman
Mrs Marlow: Alison Steadman
Nurse Mills: Joanne Whalley
Dr Gibbon: Bill Paterson
Mr Hall: David Ryall
Reginald: Gerard Horan
Mr Tomkey: Leslie French
Mr Marlow: Jim Carter
First mysterious man: Ron Cook
Second mysterious man: George Rossi
Staff Nurse White: Imelda Staunton
Night nurse: Sharon D Clarke
Dr Finlay: Simon Chandler
George Adams: Charles Simon
Registrar: Thomas Wheatley
Porter: Geff Francis
Sister Malone: Mary McLeod
Schoolteacher: Janet Henfrey
Philip Marlow (aged 10): Lyndon Davies
Sonia: Kate McKenzie
Grancher: Richard Butler
Gran: Maggie Holland
Mrs Adams: Joan White
Cloth Cap: Trevor Cooper
Mark Binney (aged 10): William Speakman

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: Weatherview

: Interval

: Open University

11.30 A Suitable Place to Have a Baby?
Home or hospital? Three couples discuss the factors which influenced their choice.
11.55 Caring for Older People: Voluntary Workers
Increasing numbers of very elderly people living at home have needs that the statutory services cannot always meet. How much additional help can be provided by neighbourhood volunteers? Producer CLARE FALKNER


Producer: Victor Lockwood
Producer: Clare Falkner

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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