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: Open University

Science Foundation Course: Summer School

: Daytime on Two

9.55 Sex Education Life Begins
(e)
10.15 Pages from Ceefax
10.38 The Geography Programme
Survival in the City
(e)
11.00 Storytime. Toby the Tug (e)
11.18 Pages from Ceefax
12.00 English File Media Resources
The View from the Armchair The programme looks at the making of The Kenny
Everett Television Show and asks what makes popular television popular.
Producer DAVID TAFT (R) (e)
12.35 Scene. Funny People.
Scene spent a week in a school in Bristol finding out about those people who make their classmates laugh. Why does every class have its clown? What do the comedians gain from being funny? Once you've got it, can you get rid of the role of the joker?
Film editor ALASTAIR MACKAY Producer ROGER TONGE (R) (e)
1.00 Pages from Ceefax
1.20pm Bertha
A See-Saw programme (R)
1.38
English Time: Talk On! Talking Together
To share, respect and listen to other people is the essence of this programme. Children investigate some work areas, try to solve a problem and have a discussion.
Producer JILL GLINDON REED (R) (e)
2.00 News
Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and-5-year-olds Song: Miss Polly Had a Dolly Presenter Larrington Walker Director SUE ARON (R) (e)

Contributors

Producer: David Taft
Editor: Alastair MacKay
Producer: Roger Tonge
Producer: Jill Glindon Reed

: Weekend Outlook

: Wimbledon 88

Lawn Tennis Championships All the action and excitement from the All England Club introduced by HARRY CARPENTER including at
3.00 News and Weather

Contributors

Introduced By: Harry Carpenter

: News and Weather

* CEEFAX SUBTITLES (RNID)

: Artists on Film

Scenes from Working Lives Fourth of five programmes.
Tonight's programme features the work of three painters. In unique film of Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) at work, he describes the meaning of the supernatural events he painted in one of his most memorable pictures, The Resurrection in Cookham
Churchyard.
Graham Sutherland (1903-80), best known for his portraits of the famous, such as Winston Churchill and Somerset Maugham, and for his great tapestry design for Coventry Cathedral, began as a landscape artist. In sequences, shot between 1953 and 1979, he draws, paints, and talks about the elements that are constant in all his work.
Norman Cornish (born 1919) was a miner in County
Durham for 28 years. In 1963 he talked about the enduring world he knew and painted. Film editor CHRISTY HANNA Series compiled by CHRISTOPHER BURSTALL

Contributors

Unknown: Stanley Spencer
Unknown: Graham Sutherland
Unknown: Norman Cornish
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
Editor COLIN STANBRIDGE
Viewers can write to: Weekend, BBCty. Norwich NR1 3ND

Contributors

Unknown: Guy Michelmore
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Producer: Peter Lowe

: Gardeners' World

with Geoff Hamilton and John Kelly from
Norton St Philip, near Bath. Mary Coombs has a prize-winning small cottage garden. She crams plants and good ideas into small spaces - up walls and fences, everywhere including the telegraph pole.
She's keen on soft fruit, herbs and she likes scent in the garden to attract bees and butterflies. Production assistant
CHRISTINE HARDMAN
Producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: John Kelly
Unknown: Mary Coombs
Unknown: Christine Hardman
Producer: John Kenyon

: Alas Smith and Jones

starring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones with special appearances by Mick Channon , Gary Glitter Leslie Grantham
Jools Holland , Hazel O'Connor Janet Street-Porter Written by CLIVE ANDERSON. JOHN DOCHERTY ROBIN DRISCOLL. MORAY HUNTER TERRY KYAN. ROGER PLANNER LAURIE ROWLEY , PAUL SMITH Music PETER BREWIS
Designer JOHN ANDERSON Producer JOHN KILBYffl ;
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Mick Channon
Unknown: Gary Glitter
Unknown: Leslie Grantham
Unknown: Jools Holland
Unknown: Hazel O'Connor
Unknown: Janet Street-Porter
Written By: Clive Anderson.
Written By: John Docherty
Written By: Robin Driscoll.
Written By: Moray Hunter
Written By: Terry Kyan.
Unknown: Laurie Rowley
Unknown: Paul Smith
Music: Peter Brewis
Designer: John Anderson
Producer: John Kilbyffl

: The Yellow River

A six-part series, from source to sea, about China's most violent river - and the cradle of its early civilisations. 1: Nomads
The river rises on the remote plateaux of Asia. Here, where the summers are very short and the wind blows almost incessantly, lives one of the most interesting of all
China's many 'minority' peoples - the Tibetan nomads. These are a people who ask very little of the rest of the world, and on whom the philosophies of the central government in faraway
Peking have very little effect. Written and narrated by Stephen Jessel , BBC China correspondent from 1981-4.
Producer (BBC) VIVIANA WOODRUFF An NHK production in association with BBCtv
0 FEATURE: page 9

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Jessel

: Sing Country

First of seven programmes from the International
Festival of Country Music recorded at the Wembley Arena over the Easter weekend. Tonight with Crystal Gayle whose hits, including Talking in Your
Sleep and Don't It Make My
Brown Eyes Blue have helped to boost the ever increasing interest in country music. Introduced by David Allan Festival organiser MERVYN CONN Sound
JOHN CAULFIELD. LES MOWBRAY Lighting JOHN WIGGINS Designer JOHN STOUT
Producer DAVE PERROTTET

Contributors

Introduced By: David Allan
Unknown: John Caulfield.
Unknown: John Wiggins
Designer: John Stout
Producer: Dave Perrottet

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: The Week in the Lords

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

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Jones
Editor: Karolyn Shindler








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