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: Open University

Man-Made Macromolecules

: Daytime on Two

9.55 Sex Education Someone New
10.15 Pages from Ceefax
10.38 The Geography
Programme. Why Industry Comes and Goes (2)
11.00 Storytime Sam and the Box
11.18 Mindstretchers
The Spy Who Came In from the Code: The Solution
VICKY LICORISH deciphers the three messages and talks about different ways of making words hard to understand, unless you have the key!
Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD (e)
11.23 Pages from Ceefax
12.00 English File Media Resources:
Worth a Thousand Words? The work of a press photographer. Some pictures may be worth a thousand words, but do newspapers always take full advantage? Producer DAVID TAFT (R) (e)
12.35pm Scene
The Roadies' Tale
In autumn 1985, MADNESS went on their UK tour. For those working with the band, is it glamorous and exciting, or just hard work and long hours? Producer PETER M. EVANS (e)


Unknown: Storytime Sam
Unknown: Vicky Licorish
Producer: Edward Hayward
Producer: David Taft
Producer: Peter M. Evans

: Weekend Outlook

: Bertha

A See-Saw programme The Tea Nurse
Bertha has a faulty lever but Mrs Tup comes to the rescue. Narrator Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker
Music composed by BRYAN DALY Editor MARTIN BOHAN Director of animation DEREK MOGFORD
Designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)


Narrator: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Sheila Walker
Composed By: Bryan Daly
Editor: Martin Bohan
Unknown: Derek Mogford
Produced By: Ivor Wood

: Walrus

4: The Aliens are about to be recalled and they are still having trouble with 'spleeing'.
Producer MORTON SURGUY (e)


Unknown: Cathy Pelucer
Producer: Morton Surguy
First Alien: Paul Gee
Second Alien: Annette Badland
Headteacher: Alan Thompson
Gary: Peter Ferdinando
Barbara: Claudette Stewart
Lynne: Leesa Williams
Ranjit: Raj Ghatak
Pupil: Marissa Lindsay

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds How many sandwiches can Jeni eat for her lunch?
Simon and Stephen help look after their blind mother's guide dog.
Song: What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor?
Presenter Jeni Barnett Film director JUUE CALLANAN
Producer nicci CROWTHER (R) (e)


Presenter: Jeni Barnett
Director: Juue Callanan
Producer: Nicci Crowther
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright

: Cricket: Second Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies from Lord's Second day
TONY LEWIS introduces further coverage of this afternoon's play. including at
3.00 News and Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Racing, Tennis and Cricket

Royal Ascot
Further coverage of the final day of the royal meeting
4.20 King's Stand Stakes (5f) Gallic League is the leading fancy for Europe's richest sprint worth over E60,000 to the winner. Introduced by JULIAN WILSON
Race and paddock commentators
International Tennis
Pilkington Glass Ladies' Championships from Devonshire Park, Eastbourne
Defending her Eastbourne title is HELENA SUKOVA of Czechoslovakia, but seeded also to be in today's semi-finals are two of the greatest female players of all time, MARTINA NAVRATILOVA and CHRIS EVERT. Introduced by JOHN BARRETT Commentators
Cricket: Second Test
Cornhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies from Lord's Second day
TONY LEWIS introduces further coverage of this afternoon's play. Commentators
Television presentation: Royal Ascot, FRED VINER


Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley
Unknown: Helena Sukova
Unknown: Martina Navratilova
Unknown: Chris Evert.
Introduced By: John Barrett
Unknown: Dan Maskell
Introduces: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jack Bannister
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Robin Jackman
Unknown: Fred Viner
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: Huw Jones
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: The Falcon and the Co-eds

Tom Conway Jean Brooks
With an eye for pretty girls and a mind for mystery,
Tom Lawrence (better known as the 'Falcon') is in his element investigating a suspicious death at an exclusive girls' school.
Screenplay by ARDEL WRAY . GERALD GERAGHTY Produced by MAURICE GERAGHTY Directed by WILLIAM CLEMENS (Blackandwhite)
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Tom Conway
Unknown: Jean Brooks
Unknown: Tom Lawrence
Play By: Ardel Wray
Unknown: Gerald Geraghty
Produced By: Maurice Geraghty
Directed By: William Clemens
Falcon: Tom Conway
Vicky: Jean Brooks
Marguerita: Rita Corda
Jane: Amelita Ward
Mary: Isabel Jewell
Graelich: George Givot
Donovan: Cuff Clark
Bates: Ed Gargan

: Royal Ascot

Highlights of the last day of Royal Ascot.

: Artists on Film

Scenes from Working Lives Third of five programmes.
Family matters: tonight's programme shows four painters with work featuring their families and local affairs: Anthony Green filmed in London in 1979; Robert Bates , in the Shropshire countryside in 1980; Helen Bradley at home near Oldham in 1971; and Arthur Berry , the painter and playwright from the Potteries, in 1977. "People with faces like porridge or noses like old dartboards, that's the stuff to give me" - ARTHUR BERRY. "All the time I'm cooking and working, my mind is on the pictures and sometimes I burn the food" - HELEN BRADLEY.
Series compiled by CHRISTOPHER BUMTALL


Unknown: Anthony Green
Unknown: Robert Bates
Unknown: Helen Bradley
Unknown: Arthur Berry
Film Editor: Christy Hanna
Unknown: Christopher Burstall

: Weekend

Guy Michelmore presents a live preview of the places to go and things to do in the region, and with reporters Penny Bustin and Nigel Farrell helps you to make the most of your weekend.
With up-to-the minute AA road reports and weather. Producer PETER LOWE
Viewers can write to: Weekend. BBCty. Norwich NR1 3ND (Regional programme - for variations see below)


Unknown: Guy Michelmore
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Producer: Peter Lowe
Editor: Colin Stan

: Gardeners' World

with Geoff Hamilton and Anne Swithinbank from King Edward VI School, Lichfield. A thorough grounding in the art and science of gardening is part of the syllabus. The children have responsibility for their own plots, and carry out experiments that range from pruning tap roots to scaring pigeons off the cauliflowers. Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON
Producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Jean Laughton
Producer: John Kenyon

: Alas Smith and Jones

Second programme in the series starring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones with Alexandra Dane, Peter Dawson, Robin Driscoll, Nigel Harman, Pete McCarthy, Gareth Milne, Sylvestra Ie Touzel Written by Clive Anderson, John Docherty, Robin Driscoll, Moray Hunter, John Irwin, Terry Kyan, Paul Martin, PAul Smith Music Peter Brewis Designer Bob Cove
Producer John Kilby (R)
* Ceefax Subtitles


Star: Mel Smith
Star: Griff Rhys Jones
Performer: Alexandra Dane
Performer: Peter Dawson
Performer: Robin Driscoll
Performer: Nigel Harman
Writer: Pete McCarthy
Writer: Gareth Milne
Writer: Clive Anderson.
Writer: John Docherty
Writer: Robin Driscoll
Writer: Moray Hunter
Writer: John Irwin
Writer: Terry Kyan
Writer: Paul Martin
Writer: Paul Smith
Music: Peter Hrewis
Designer: Bob Cove
Producer: John Kilby

: Tommy Smith

The Beginning
Already at the age of 16, when Tommy Smith won a scholarship to study jazz at
Berklee College in Boston, he was being hailed as a master of the tenor saxophone. Five years later. Smith continues to spellbind audiences with his virtuosity and lyricism. Smith looks back over his career and is seen in concert with the Gary Burton
Quintet and his own band. Tommy Smith 's Forward Motion.
Photography TONY cowan
Sound recordist BRIAN MILLIKEN Film editor CHRIS MASON
Associate producer DAVE BATCHELOR Producer KEITH ALEXANDER


Unknown: Tommy Smith
Unknown: Gary Burton
Unknown: Tommy Smith
Unknown: Brian Milliken
Editor: Chris Mason
Producer: Dave Batchelor
Producer: Keith Alexander

: Cricket: Second Test

Richie BENAUD introduces highlights.


Introduces: Richie Benaud

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: The Week in the Lords

Christopher Jones reports on the week's proceedings in the House of Lords. Editor KAROLYN SHINDLER


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Editor: Karolyn Shindler

: International Tennis

Today's highlights.

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