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: Open University

Special Needs in Education

: Daytime on Two

10.15 Sex Education Someone New
The birth of a baby is a tremendously exciting event in the life of any family, but it also marks the end of a long period of growth and development inside the mother's body. Using modern techniques, this programme for 8- to 10-year-olds shows how the baby grows inside the womb, and includes film of an actual birth.
Producer DEREK LONGHURST (R) (e)
10.38 Pages from Ceefax
11.00 Watch Wax (R) (el
11.18 Pages from Ceefax
12.00 Mindstretchers
The Spy Who Came In from the Code: Problems
Problems for 10- to 12-year-olds to work on. with suggested solutions.
A spy makes her escape with an important message in cipher. Where was it hidden, and what did it say? With VICKY LlCORISH and TONY AITKEN
Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD (R) (e)


Producer: Derek Longhurst
Unknown: Vicky Llcorish
Unknown: Tony Aitken
Producer: Edward Hayward

: Postman Pat: Pat Goes Sledging

A See-Saw programme.

Pat has an urgent parcel to get to Hill Top Farm, but it's cut off by snowdrifts. Peter Fogg can only clear some of the way with his snow plough; then Alf Thompson comes up with an unusual way to deliver the post.
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 Dome at Sheffield. Terry Marsh and Kjartan Poskitt find out what's in the water you drink, and together they show how to build an aquarium. Also music from the Big Toppers and special guests.
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (R) (e)


Unknown: Terry Marsh
Unknown: Kjartan Poskitt
Producer: Robin Mudge

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs and Cosmo have difficulty choosing something to eat at the cafe. Sherbett the robot plays hide-and-seek. Alicia,
Simone, Antonio and Janine go to their baby cousin's christening.
Song: Trinidad
Presenter Larrington Walker Director SUE ARON (R)(e)


Presenter: Larrington Walker
Director: Sue Aron
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: See Hear!

: Under Sail

A series for those who love sailing and the sea.
Bristol Channel Pilot Cutters The pilot cutters of the Bristol Channel were built to take the winds and waves of the Atlantic and have stood the test of time.
One of these pilot cutters,
Baroque, famous for several icy adventures to the Arctic, began her working life in 1906 and is still sailing today. Narrator Tom Salmon


Director: Yvonne Deutschman
Producer: Brian Hawkins

: News

Weather followed by One in Four
Isobel Ward, Simon Barnes and Chris Davies present this magazine programme about disability - featuring equipment, music, sport and news. With subtitles for the hard-of-hearing.
For a factsheet please send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Simon Barnes
Unknown: Chris Davies
Producer: Christopher Hutchins

: Goldbeating

The fragile beauty of goldleaf is much admired, but though many believe that the art of goldbeating is a dying one, the Lingwood family of London carry on the tradition. This award-winning documentary follows the painstaking process of creating goldleaf through all its stages. Produced and directed by MlCKl DICKOFF (R)
3.50 News and Weather
Regional News and Weather

: Royal Ascot

Continued coverage of the first day of this traditional festival, featuring the first race of the meeting for 2-year-olds
4.20 The Coventry Stakes (6f)

: Children's BBC

Andy Crane - starting with SuperTed Bulk's Story
Round the camp fire Tex,
Skeleton and Bulk tell stones from the past. (R)

: Pole Position: The Bear Affair

The adventures of a family travelling stunt show of daredevil automobile acrobatics. (R)

: Newsround

with John Craven Helen Rollason and Roger Finn


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Roger Finn

: The Lowdown

Real-life stories about children today, told by children themselves. Unhappy Families
There are around two million children in this country whose parents have divorced. Each year 160,000 are affected. The Lowdown hears from six children who speak from their own experience about how it felt, the problems involved, and how they survived this traumatic event.
Film editor RICHARD BRUNSKILL Executive producer ERIC ROWAN Director CHARLOTTE BLACK
If you would like to talk to someone about your parents' divorce ChildLine would be happy to take your calls. Phone free on [number removed]. For a free leaflet for children and young people 'Divorce and You' send large sae, to. [address removed]
0 INFO: page 92


Editor: Richard Brunskill
Producer: Eric Rowan
Director: Charlotte Black

: Neighbours

: Summer Holiday

starring Cliff Richard, Laurie Peters
Why not borrow a double-decker bus for your continental holiday? That's just what four young London Transport mechanics decide to do as they set out on a lovely trip across Europe. Cliff Richard - and, of course, the Shadows - make the road to Athens a tuneful one.
FILMS: page 26


Screenplay: Peter Myers
Screenplay: Ronald Cass
Producer: Kenneth Harper
Director: Peter Yates
Don: Cliff Richard
Barbara: Laurie Peters
Orlando: Ron Moody
Magistrate: David Kossoff
Cyril: Melvyn Hayes
Sandy: Una Stubbs
Steve: Teddy Green
Angie: Pamela Hart
Edwin: Jeremy Bulloch
Mimsie: Jacqueline Daryl
Stella: Madge Ryan
Jerry: Lionel Murton
Annie: Christine Lawson
Musicians: The Shadows

: Cartoon Two

Getting Started

: Connoisseur

'Who painted whom painting sunflowers?'
Bamber Gascoigne's fine arts quiz digs into the facts and stories behind works of art. Competing in the last heat are Wendy Steavenson from London
Bruce Tattersall from Dorset Helen Watson from Oxford David Wickham from Kent
Series devised and questions set by BAMBER GASCOIGNE
A HAWKSHEAD production for BBC Bristol
Send your answers to the 'viewers questions'to: Hawkshead, [address removed]


Unknown: Wendy Steavenson
Unknown: Bruce Tattersall
Unknown: Helen Watson
Unknown: David Wickham
Unknown: Bamber Gascoigne
Director: Roy Chapman
Producer: Jonathan Wright Miller

: Brass Tacks

If you are going to be injured arrange for it to happen in a national disaster where there's TV coverage and a public inquiry.
Under our laws the chances of the bereaved or seriously injured winning a claim for compensation are remote.
Who wins and who loses is as big a lottery as the Grand
National. The 'lucky' victims are those who can find someone to blame - the law demands proof of negligence. Proof of need is not enough. So for many more victims of accident and disaster there is no compensation.
Roisin McAuley asks if there should be a change in the law to put need before blame. Researcher LOUISE HIBBINS Producer JOHN DRURY Editor COLIN CAMERON BBC North West


Unknown: Roisin McAuley
Unknown: Louise Hibbins
Producer: John Drury

: Happy Families

A six-part comedy series written by BEN ELTON starring with 2: Cassie
Guy travels to Hollywood in search of his lost sisters.
Designer MEL BIBBY
Produced and directed by PAUL JACKSON
BBC North West (R)


Written By: Ben Elton
Designer: Mel Bibby
Directed By: Paul Jackson
the Fuddle Family: Jennifer Saunders
Guy: Adrian Edmondson
Cook: Dawn French
Dr de Quincy: Stephen Fry
Flossie: Helen Lederer
Steve: Mark Arden
People in precinct: Christine Armstrong
People in precinct: Vernon Nesbeth
Sandy: Helen Atkinson Wood
Sammy: Christopher Barrie
Dalcroix: Jim Broadbent
Garage boss: Claude Close
General: Andrew de la Tour
Maxine: Christine Edmonds
Hollywood hobo: Lenny Henry
Mell: Christopher Ryan
Dean: John Sessions
Doctor: Steve Steen
Mother: Harriet Thorpe
Waitress: Ruby Wax
Jack: Tom Wilkinson

: The Duty Men

Second of eight programmes The Red Sammy
Tonight, the first of two films with the 'Romeos', a crack
Customs cocaine target team. Months of painstaking intelligence-gathering lead to a crucial break for the 'Romeos' - a courier, recruited in Spain, is to make a cocaine run from South America and Operation Renaissance is born.
Secret surveillance by covert cameras follow the target's departure from Heathrow and, a week later, the 'Romeos' lie in wait for his return.
Assistant producer ROGER COURTIOUR
Producer PAUL HAMANN (R)


Producer: Roger Courtiour
Producer: Paul Hamann

: It's Garry Shandling's Show

starring Garry Shandling Pete Has an Affair
Garry's best friend, Pete Schumaker, has had a moment of madness - he's had an affair. That was bad enough, but what on earth possessed him to seek advice from the world's worst agony uncle ... Garry Shandling ?
Written by ALAN ZWEIBEL Directed by ALAN RAFKIN (Postponed from 31 May)


Unknown: Garry Shandling
Unknown: Garry Shandling
Written By: Alan Zweibel
Directed By: Alan Rafkin
Nancy: Molly Cheek
Pete Schumaker: Michael Tucci
Grant Schumaker: Scott Nemes
Jackie Schumkaer: Bernadette Birkett

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: Royal Ascot

Highlights of the first day.

: Open University

'The Rise and Fall of Britain's Sanctions Policy'


Producer: Carol Haslam

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