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: Daytime on Two

● Parents should note that some of 'Daytime on Two' is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
9.50am Quinze Minutes A la mode
10.05am You and Me
Animal song: Animals that Live in Cold Places
Book: Are We Nearly There?
Presented by HARRY TOWB
Director SUE ARON (R) (e)
10.20am Science Workshop Water (A) Written by EURFRON GWYNNE JONES
Series producer MICHAEL COYLE (R) (e)
10.40am Around Scotland The Freedom Machine by JOAN LINGARD.
1: Mungo is facing a crisis in his life. Deciding to make a bid for freedom and independence, he leaves his Edinburgh home and sets off north, along with his true friend and favourite companion, Gulliver, his much-prized bicycle.
11.00am Words and Pictures The Story
11.15am English Time Handles by JAN MARK , dramatised by MICHAEL ROBSON. 2: The Mercury Motorcycles workshop is like a magic cave with Elsie as the magician.
11.35am Tutorial Topics The Way People Talk
Why should it matter how people talk? It mattered to Edward.... a lot.
Boys about Girls - Girls about Boys
First-year girls and boys at a London secondary school say what they think about each other. Is either side's view predictable? By no means. Series editor LEN BROWN
11.55am Art Work
Five programmes for GCSE Art and Design students. 2: Appearances
Whatever they look like, the human face and figure have always been favourite subjects for artists and absorbing sources of interest for everyone else. This programme examines the work of two painters, a photographer, and a graduating fashion designer. Series producer EDWARD HAYWARD (e)
12.15pm Science in Action What's Cooking?
12.35pm Lifeschool
Rights, Responsibilities and the Law. They Always Say No
A look at equal opportunities in the Youth Training Scheme, a black media skills course and two people who take their case to court.
1.00pm Electric Avenue
Seventh of ten programmes with FRED HARRIS.
Housewives' Choice?
Producer TERRY MARSH (R) (e)


Presented By: Harry Towb
Editor: David Painter
Director: Sue Aron
Written By: Eurfron Gwynne Jones
Producer: Michael Coyle
Unknown: Joan Lingard.
Producer: Marianne Baird
Unknown: Jan Mark
Dramatised By: Michael Robson.
Designer: Cecilia Brereton
Director: Chris Ellis
Editor: Len Brown
Producer: Sophie Neville
Producer: Edward Hayward
Unknown: Fred Harris.
Unknown: Niall Kennedy
Producer: Terry Marsh
Cosmo: Frances Kay
Dibs: Francis Wright
Mungo: Timothy Young
Aunt Janet: Donalda Samuel
Mother: Carol Brannan
Father: Peter Finlay
Tramp: John Shedden
Gully: Colin Roberts
Erica Timperley: Natasha Jones
Elisie Wainwright: Tim Charrington
Bunny: Steve O'Donnell
Gremlin: Steven Clements
Kermit: Barry Stearn
Auntie Joan: Mary Elliot Nelson
Robert: Jason Kercher
Uncle Peter: Patrick Monckton
Ted Hales: Peter Tuddenham

: Charlie Chalk

by JOCELYN STEVENSON. Jumping Bananas
Voices by Michael Williams , John Wells Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Music and lyrics by MIKE REDWAY Film editor MARTIN BOHAN Created, designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)


Unknown: Jocelyn Stevenson.
Voices By: Michael Williams
Voices By: John Wells
Voices By: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Unknown: Mike Redway
Editor: Martin Bohan
Produced By: Ivor Wood

: Zig Zag

Zig Zag's Wildlife Safari Working Together

: News

Weather followed by Storytime Mrs Armitage on Wheels
Presenter Barbara McNamara Story by QUENTIN BLAKE
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (R) (e)


Presenter: Barbara McNamara
Story By: Quentin Blake
Producer: Moyra Gambleton

: Antiques Roadshow


: News

Weather followed by Wild World
Few people venture into the harsh yet beautiful landscape of the Namib Desert in south-western Africa. It is one of the bleakest spots on earth, where drifting dunes and gravel plains stretch along the Skeleton Coast. The shifting sands are home to one of the world's strangest animal communities. Directed and photographed by DAVID HUGHES. BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Hughes.

: Why Not Try?

2: Sailing
Harry Gration invites you to Rother Valley Country Park near Sheffield for your first turn at the tiller, and then tacks north to the Craven Sailing Club near Skipton for some dinghy racing. Director MARCEL GUILLOU Producer MIKE MURRAY BBC Leeds
('Motorcycle Trials Riding' tomorrow


Unknown: Harry Gration
Director: Marcel Guillou
Producer: Mike Murray

: Tennis Legends

for the Fiat Trophy.
Rod Laver , Ken Rosewall (Australia) v Nikki Pilic (Yugoslavia), Pierre Barthes (France) More action from Spain's
Costa Brava in the doubles competition. Ken Rosewall recalls his disasters at
Wimbledon and triumphs almost everywhere else.
Introduced by John Barrett Commentator DAN MASKELL


Unknown: Rod Laver
Unknown: Ken Rosewall
Unknown: Pierre Barthes
Unknown: Ken Rosewall
Introduced By: John Barrett
Commentator: Dan Maskell

: Advice Shop

Presented by Hugh Scully and Helen Madden.
This week, the plight of ex-council tenants who've bought homes they cannot sell because of claims that they are defective.
In November, Advice Shop reported on steel-framed houses. Residents on the Bilborough Estate in Nottingham were campaigning for repair grants to bring their homes up to mortgageable standards. Today the programme covers the dilemma of those trapped in Pre-Reinforced Concrete (PRC) houses.
A residents' campaign in Liverpool is trying to get the council to re-purchase their homes.
Researcher NICK CALDER
Series editor CHRIS LENT (e)
● PROGRAMME NOTES: send a large 14p sae to: [address removed]
Mark your envelope 'Programme 16'.


Presented By: Hugh Scully
Presented By: Helen Madden.

: Film 89

: DEFII Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

starring in Cosmic Whiz Kid.
Learning that
Hieronymus Fox , the kidnapped president of the planet Genesia is also a survivor of the 20th century, Buck volunteers to attempt a rescue and soon finds himself in the enemies' camp.
6.50pm Reportage
DEFirs current affairs magazine programme, with contentious issues, live debates, fashion, sport and music news.
There's a phone poll and a reaction line, [number removed], tor you to ring with your opinions on specific subjects.
Series producers
RACHEL PURNELL executive producer
(Revised repeat nert Sunday)


Unknown: Hieronymus Fox
Written By: Alan Brennert
Directed By: Lesley Martinson
Unknown: Sharon Ali
Unknown: Rachel Purnell
Unknown: Janet Street-Porter
Buck Rogers: Gil Gerard
Colonel Wilma Deering: Erin Gray
Dr Huer: Tim O'Connor
Hieronymus Fox: Gary Coleman
Roderick Zale: Ray Walston

: Vaclav Havel: A Czech Drama

Vaclav Havel is the most widely known Czech dramatist in the West and the one most suppressed in his own country. Although he has been a non-person in Czechoslovakia for 21 years, his stature there has been growing irresistibly. His role as the founder and spokesman of Charter 77 and his years of imprisonment have made this shy and mild-mannered writer into a symbol of civic courage and independent thought. 'Free Havel!' has been the key note at all the recent demonstrations on the streets of Prague.
Bookmark follows Havel s career, using specially-staged scenes from his plays as well as a unique 'unofficial' interview with the playwright himself, filmed between his two last stints in prison. Shot almost entirely in Czechoslovakia, the film also features an interview with the head censor of Prague's People's Council as well as excerpts from a performance of Havel's recent play Temptation by an underground theatre group in Prague. Photography
Executive producer NIGEL WILLIAMS Director PAUL PAWLIKOWSKI A Bookmark special


Unknown: Vaclav Havel
Unknown: John Hooper
Editor: Stefan Ronowicz
Producer: Nigel Williams
Director: Paul Pawlikowski

: M*A*S*H

in Change Day
Written by LAURENCE MARKS Directed by DON WEIS (R)


Written By: Laurence Marks
Directed By: Don Weis
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
BJ: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: Harry Morgan
Hot Lips: Loretta Swit
Charles: David Ogden Stiers
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Fr Mulcahy: And William Christopher

: Stewart Parker Plays: Radio Pictures

The second of two plays shown in tribute to the Irish playwright STEWART PARKER , who died recently.
An amusing play about the rehearsal and recording of a radio play. The play within a play is about a peeping Tom.


Unknown: Stewart Parker
Producer: Rosemary Hill
Director: Nicholas Renton
Harry: Dinsdale Landen
Glyn Bryce: Geoffrey Palmer
Susanna: Frances Tomelty
Donna Melchett: Frances Low
Rory: Dermot Crowley
Dolly: Sheila Burrell
Edgar: Michael Bilton
Jim Finch: Ian Sears
Jim Dench: David Thewlis
Jim Middleditch: Richard Speight
Announcer: Jeremy Gittins
Valerie Hulton: Jean Rimmer

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the SLDP

: Newsnight

: The Late Show

The live cultural magazine reports on issues and performances.


Producer: Fiona Murch

: Weatherview

: Open University

Development and Learning Burst and Pauses
12.25am Discovering Physics The Message of Starlight


Producer: Nick Brenton

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