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: Open University

Maths: Inverse Functions

: Daytime on Two

0 Parents should note that some of 'Daytime on Two' is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
9.40am Lifeschool
You and Your Health Up In Smoke
'If I have a drink, I have to have a cigarette.... they go together'. As the number of girls who smoke continues to rise, this programme talks to young people who smoke and asks why they do it.
Series producer ANDY WALKER (e)
10.05am You and Me
Dibs and Cosmo have a long wait for Jeni at the hospital. Maths-at-the-fair: fishing for ducks. Book: Just Awful
Producer NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)
10.18am Music Time Hary Janos (2)
More of the story of Hary Janos with music by the Hungarian composer Kodaly.
Producer ELIZABETH BENNETT (R) (e)
10.40am Thinkabout Moving Along
Sally finds there's more than one way to move a heavy load, and Frank turns detective.
Producer DEREK LONGHURST (R) (e)
10.58am Zig Zag Cathedrals The People of a Cathedral
Singing and selling, playing and praying, chipping and chiselling - all part of life today in Lincoln cathedral. Film editor PAUL RAPLEY
Producer PETER M. EVANS (e)
11.20am Into Music Shadows in the City
The children compose music to be played during the musical Lost and Found, when Hanna arrives in the city. They sing Festival of Spring and Do You Like Dancing?
Presenters SEETA INDRANI and MATTHEW JAMES. Children from
PINNER PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
GLEBE FIRST and MIDDLE SCHOOL Produced and directed by SHEILA FRASER Series producer
ELIZABETH BENNETT (e)
11.40am Getting to Grips with Racism
In the Classroom
How a wide range of subjects can take on anti-racism in the way they are taught at school. Presenter TERRY BADDOO (R) (e)
12.00 Quinze Minutes
A new French magazine series for beginners. En vacances
Young people in Rouen talk about their holidays.
Presenter NICHOLAS MEAD Producer CAROLINE GODLEY (e)
12.15pm History File
Twentieth-Century History China Since Mao
Some events and changes from 1976-85.
Commentary JOHN TIDMARSH Written by PHILIP SHORT
Series producer PAUL MITCHELL (R) (e)
12.35pm Seventeen Relationships
Marriage (the daily lives of a couple with disabilities), living together and breaking up, single mothers in a hostel, being in love, contraception. Film editor JANET SPILLER
Series producer CLARE ELSTOW (e)
1.00pm Science in Action Great Stuff!
This week, make your own paper, watch a banana chop wood, see plastics suffering from stress and find out how monster molecules can create special effects for Doctor Who. Presenters TERRY MARSH and KJARTAN POSKITT Assistant producer LAMBROS ATTESHLIS
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (R) (e)

Contributors

Unknown: Hary Janos
Unknown: Hary Janos
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett
Producer: Derek Longhurst
Editor: Paul Rapley
Producer: Peter M. Evans
Presenters: Seeta Indrani
Presenters: Matthew James.
Directed By: Sheila Fraser
Unknown: Elizabeth Bennett
Presenter: Terry Baddoo
Presenter: Nicholas Mead
Producer: Caroline Godley
Unknown: John Tidmarsh
Written By: Philip Short
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Editor: Janet Spiller
Producer: Clare Elstow
Presenters: Terry Marsh
Presenters: Kjartan Poskitt
Producer: Robin Mudge
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish

: Postman Pat: Pat's Difficult Day

A See-Saw programme.

Pat wakes up late. His alarm clock let him down, but Miss Hubbard gets him up. It's a bad start to the day, and one thing after another goes wrong.
Written by John Cunliffe. (R)

Contributors

Narration and vocals: Ken Barrie
Writer: John Cunliffe
Music: Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Landmarks

Exploring the Rhine
The best-known landscape of the Rhine is the 125km stretch between Bingen and Bonn. Here it flows through i narrow steep-sided gorge planted with vineyards and well-stocked with castles. It's inspired many a legend and has become one of Europe's major tourist attractions. Narrator Mac Andrews Producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (e)

Contributors

Producer: Robin Gwyn

: News Weather followed by Words and Pictures

Are You My Mother?
Vicky, Charlie and the children sing a song about an egg - in a nest - on a branch - in a tree - in a wood.
Presenter Vicky Ireland with Charlie Animation
GIL POTTER
Music PADDY KINGSLAND
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (R) (e)

Contributors

Unknown: Gil Potter
Music: Paddy Kingsland
Producer: Moyra Gambleton

: Songs of Praise

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: Play Chess!

A series of tenprogrammes with Bill Hartston. 4: Combinations
Including the most amazing move ever seen on a chessboard.
Producer JILL DAWSON

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Hartston.
Producer: Jill Dawson

: News Weather followed by World Bowls

World Indoor Bowls Championship
In the singles, three times World Champion
David Bryant enters the fray in the last match of the first round. His opponent, Ivan Botica , was born in Yugoslavia, and is now a naturalised Kiwi and a self-employed painter. Plus the last match in the pairs tournament featuring New Zealand's
Rowan Brassey and Peter Bellis , against Dennis Dalton and Bill Kidd of Australia.
Introduced by David Icke Commentator DAVID RHYS
JONES, JIMMY DAVIDSON
Summarisers JOHN BELL
GORDON DUNWOODIE , MAL HUGHES, DAVID MCGILL Television Presentation
KEITH MACKENZIE , PETER HAYWARD HUW JOSEPH
Producer KEITH PHILLIPS

Contributors

Unknown: David Bryant
Unknown: Ivan Botica
Unknown: Rowan Brassey
Unknown: Peter Bellis
Unknown: Dennis Dalton
Unknown: Bill Kidd
Introduced By: David Icke
Commentator: David Rhys
Unknown: Jimmy Davidson
Unknown: Summarisers John Bell
Unknown: Gordon Dunwoodie
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Peter Hayward
Unknown: Huw Joseph
Producer: Keith Phillips

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Behind the Screen

Rob Curling with the latest on all things BBC.

: Country File

: World Bowls

Embassy World Indoor Bowls Championship
The second round: with 16 men left. There will be some happy Welshmen if Stephen Rees - a quarter-finalist last year - has made it so far. Roy Cutts (England) or Ian Schuback (Australia) provide the opposition.

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Rees
Unknown: Roy Cutts
Unknown: Ian Schuback

: DEF II Out of Our Heads

with Darren Reed
Darren sprays window frames for a living. It's reasonably well-paid, but in the end, it's an undemanding job which leaves him plenty of time to daydream. For
Darren that comes down to fantasising about fame. Darren has views on everything, from designer labels to designer violence. Love him or hate him, after tonight's programme you may never be the same again! Director JOHN WARWICK Producer MARIA BLAKE
A ZENITH NORTH production for BBC Newcastle

Contributors

Unknown: Darren Reed
Director: John Warwick
Producer: Maria Blake

: Snub

featuring New Zealand's biggest music export - the Chills. For the first time on television - the Stone Roses - live. Plus the debut single from Birdland and the new single from Momus. Director PETER FOWLER Producer BRENDA KELLY yEF II editor JANET STREET-PORTER

Contributors

Director: Peter Fowler
Producer: Brenda Kelly
Editor: Janet Street-Porter

: 100 Great Paintings

Magritte (1898-1967) The Empire of Lights at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.
Rene Magritte painted several versions of The Empire of Lights.
Written and presented by George Melly.
Director DENIS MORIARTY (R)

Contributors

Presented By: George Melly.
Director: Denis Moriarty

: The Education Programme

Presented by Martin Young Assisted Places
In 1980, assisted places were introduced to give poorer Pupils places in academic independent schools. But research suggests that most of the places are being taken up by middle-class children. The scheme's record is discussed by Stuart Sexton , one of its architects, and Joan Sallis , who chairs the Campaign for State Education. Whiterock
After years of controversy a remarkable new further education centre now flourishes just off the Falls
Road in one of Belfast's most troubled districts.
Film director TONY STEYGER
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS (e)

Contributors

Presented By: Martin Young
Unknown: Stuart Sexton
Unknown: Joan Sallis
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Horizon

Concerto
In Paris, Xavier Rodet has taught a computer to sing Mozart; in Greenwich Village, Wendy Carlos synthesises a classical concerto from electronic tones. Professor Nagyvary has made a new violin with waterlogged wood and powdered gems. He claims it sounds like a Stradivarius.
In Australia, Manfred Clynes reckons he has discovered a universal human language of emotion. To prove it he creates feelings on tape. What's left for human performers to contribute? Narrator Paul Vaughan Produced for WGBH Boston by JOHN ANGIER
Adapted for BBCtv by RICHARD DALE Horizon editor ROBIN BRIGHTWELL
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Contributors

Unknown: Xavier Rodet
Unknown: Wendy Carlos
Unknown: Manfred Clynes
Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: John Angier
Editor: Robin Brightwell

: Something about Amelia

Starring Ted Danson, Glenn Close and Roxana Zal.
As 13-year-old Amelia Bennett becomes increasingly shy and depressed, her school counsellor attempts to find the cause of her problem.
Eventually Amelia reveals that her father is forcing her to have sex with him.
This sensitive film examines the devastating effect on the child and parents involved in an incestuous relationship, and features the stars of Dangerous Liaisons and Cheers.
(Glenn Close is a guest on 'Wogan' on Wednesday at 7.00pm)
FILMS: page 16
FEATURE: page 82
CHILDLINE: call free on [number removed]

Contributors

Screenplay: William Hanley
Producer: Michele Rappaport
Director: Randa Haines
Steven Bennett: Ted Danson
Gail Bennett: Glenn Close
Ruth Walters: Olivia Cole
Amelia Bennett: Roxana Zal
Officer Dealy: Lane Smith
Mrs Hall: Jane Kaczmarek
Beth Bennett: Missy Francis
Dr Kevin Farley: Kevin Conway

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick reporting the major events of the day.

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: The Late Show

The topical arts and media programme reports on issues and performances. Producer JAMIE MUIR
Executive producer KEVIN LOADER Editor MICHAEL JACKSON

Contributors

Producer: Jamie Muir
Editor: Michael Jackson

: Weatherview

: Open University

Arts Foundation Course Language and Literature
GRAHAM MARTIN and UMBERTO ECO are joined by literary critic extraordinary HUMPTY DUMPTY, for an investigation into the use of language in literature. Producer TONY COE

Contributors

Producer: Tony Coe








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