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: Open University

England is the Place for Me

: Daytime on Two: Italiani: 2: Il Sindaco di Montemilone

Un ritratto dell'Italia d'oggi attraverso Ie esperienze di vita di cinque Italiani autentici. (R) (e)


Voce: Enrico Verdecchia
Testi: David Willey
Regia generate: Jeremy Bennett
Regia Italiana: Viviana Woodruff

: Daytime on Two: Thinkabout: Bigger and Bigger

Frank's going on holiday, but what is going to happen to the plants while he's away? (R) (e)


Producer: Pat Farrington
Series producer: Derek Longhurst
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish

: Daytime on Two: Geography Casebook: After Metal-Bashing

The second in a two-part series.
The Black Country Development Corporation is charged with finding new uses for over nine square miles of industrial land. (e)


Presenter: Robina Osmani
Producer: David Scott Cowan

: Daytime on Two: Update Europe: A Long Way from Home

For the last five years, Agostinho Mendes has worked on construction sites in Switzerland while his wife and children live at home in a rural area of northern Portugal. (R) (e)


Subject: Agostinho Mendes
Commentary: Robin Ellis
Series editor: Len Brown
Producer: Susan Paton

: Daytime on Two: Landmarks: Life under the Pharaohs

What was life like for Pharaoh's people? Through paintings, models, archaeology and reconstructions, today's programme answers that question and looks at the importance of writing. (e)


Film editor: John Billingham
Producer: David Meldrum

: Daytime on Two: Scene: The Gang - Where Are They Now?

(R) (e)
(For full details see tomorrow at 12.55pm)

: Daytime on Two: Update USA: Farming Country

Grain mountains are piling up and farmers are feeling the pinch as changes in US foreign policy and farm financing take their toll. (R) (e)


Producer: Len Brown

: Daytime on Two: Inset: School Management: 3: The Management of Learning

Teachers and pupils from Newcastle and Peterborough talk about the management of learning - in the classroom, the department and the curriculum. (e)

1.25pm PC Pinkerton: Calling All Units
Devised and written by Geoffrey Bourne-Taylor and John Murphy Edwards.

PC Pinkerton is on day patrol and has to search for a lost child. Will he make it in time for the school play?
With the voices of Ian Lavender, Jessica Martin, Sam Kelly, David Shaw Parker. (R)

1.30pm Animal Fair: What would you like to be
with Don Spencer
What would you like to be If an animal you could choose to be? (R)

1.40pm Music Time: Pottery
Some traditional African pottery and the song Work the Clay from the musical story set in Ghana - Anansi and the Sky God. (R)

2.00pm News; Weather
followed by Watch: The Celts Animals
Why were animals so important to the Iron Age Celts? Why didn't Princess Maeve heed the eel's warning? Find out in this week's programme featuring Butser Ancient Farm.
Presented by James Goode and Louise Hall Taylor. (e)

Parents should note that some of 'Daytime on Two' is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.


Producer (Inset): Anne Diack
Series producer (Inset): Meg Sheffield
Devised and written by (PC Pinkerton): Geoffrey Bourne-Taylor
Devised and written by (PC Pinkerton): John Murphy Edwards
Music (PC Pinkerton): John Kelham
Produced and directed by (PC Pinkerton): Trevor Bond
Voices: Ian Lavender
Voices: Jessica Martin
Voices: Sam Kelly
Voices: David Shaw Parker
Narrator (Animal Fair): Don Spencer
Musical director (Animal Fair): Jonathan Cohen
Percussion (Animal Fair): Will Hill
Bass (Animal Fair): Dave Rose
Assistant producer (Animal Fair): Sheila Fraser
Producer (Animal Fair): Barbara Roddam
Producer (Music Time): Elizabeth Bennett
Presenter (Watch): James Goode
Presenter (Watch): Louise Hall Taylor
Story by (Watch): Frank Flynn
Illustrations (Watch): Peter Kesteven
Assistant producer (Watch): Tunde Longmore
Series producer (Watch): Julia Drum

: The Historyman

Otley Hall with Bryan McNerney Producer PAUL CORT WRIGHT


Unknown: Bryan McNerney
Producer: Paul Cort Wright

: If You Love Him, Let Him Go

Richard is 22, a cheerful young man with the gift of livening up any company he's in. Mandy is also 22, but she can't walk or talk. They are among the thousands of mentally handicapped adults living with their families.


Producer: Harry Weisbloom
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: News, Weather followed by: Bushman of the Kalahari

The story of Dr Hans-Joachim Heinz and the Bushmen of Bere.


Unknown: Joachim Heinz
Narrator: Jim Douglas Henry
Producer: Richard Robinson
Editors: Anthony Sachs
Editors: Christopher Parsons

: Girl in a Glider

Judith Mountford approaches her first solo flight.
Written by BRIAN THOMPSON Director KEITH MASSEY Executive producer DOUGLAS B. SMITH (R)


Unknown: Judith Mountford
Written By: Brian Thompson
Director: Keith Massey
Producer: Douglas B. Smith

: The Gap

The second of two programmes about the Ml. Thirty years ago, Britain's most famous motorway service station, Watford Gap, opened with four sets of pumps and a garden shed. Producer IAN LILLEY


Producer: Ian Lilley

: Melba

The Making of a Musical Far from the glamour of London's West End, the world premiere of an important new musical was performed in West Yorkshire. Director ROGER KEECH Producer MIKE MURRAY


Director: Roger Keech
Producer: Mike Murray

: Film 89

: The Brides of Fu Manchu

Christopher Lee Douglas Wilmer Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard is once more on the trail of the most dangerous criminal in the world.
Screenplay by PETER WELBECK
Produced by HARRY ALAN TOWERS Directed by DON SHARP 0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Douglas Wilmer
Unknown: Nayland Smith
Play By: Peter Welbeck
Produced By: Harry Alan
Directed By: Don Sharp
Fu Manchu: Christopher Lee
Nayland Smith: Douglas Wilmer
Franz: Heinz Dracie
Marie Lentz: Marie Versini

: When in Italy

The last of five programmes. Trentamila lire di super. Thirty thousand lire of four-star.
Hilltowns, Crossbows and the Pregnant Madonna.
Mirella D'Angelo takes a final look around Umbria as the Ibbotsons from Sheffield show off their Italiano.
Series producer DAVID CORDINGLEY (e)


Unknown: Mirella D'Angelo
Producer: David Cordingley

: Different Drummer

Appalachian Junkomentary Amid the rolling hills of West Virginia, man cultivates the state's most famous crop, fields of - junk. Not junk junk, but special junk lovingly tended by junkmen, not junk junkmen but......; 'Me and my family is proud to be in junk. When the junkman goes, what are you gonna do with all that junk out there?'
Executive producers MARK SAMELS PAUL WATSON


Producers: Mark Samels
Producers: Paul Watson

: Nature

with Michael Buerk and reporters John Howard Grant Mansfield and Nick Davies.
The last of the present series. Last year an area of forest the size of Wales and Northern Ireland was destroyed in the Amazon basin alone, taking with it thousands of animals and plants that could help science and medicine but have never even been classified. The lives of the remaining Indian tribes are also threatened.
Sting, Chief Raoni and hospital patients at the Royal Marsden are all caught up in this most urgent environmental question.
Studio director DAWN MONAGHAN
Series producer AMANDA THEUNISSEN Editor PETER SALMON. BBC Bristol
0 E ARTHWATCH: page 65


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Reporters: John Howard
Reporters: Grant Mansfield
Reporters: Nick Davies.
Unknown: Royal Marsden
Producer: Amanda Theunissen
Editor: Peter Salmon.

: Foreign Bodies

by BERNARD FARRELL and GRAHAM REID starring Dan Gordon
Colum Convey ,
Hilary Reynolds , Maeve Germaine in Candles
Film cameraman MIKE RADFORD Film editor JOHN JARVIS
Lighting director RON BRISTOW Design GARY WILLIAMSON Produced and directed by SYDNEY LOTTERBY


Unknown: Bernard Farrell
Unknown: Graham Reid
Unknown: Dan Gordon
Unknown: Colum Convey
Unknown: Hilary Reynolds
Unknown: Maeve Germaine
Music By: Ken Howard
Unknown: Mike Radford
Editor: John Jarvis
Director: Ron Bristow
Directed By: Sydney Lotterby
Tom: Dan Gordon
Alex: Colum Convey
Roisin: Hilary Reynolds
Septa: Maeve Germaine
Soup: Louis Rolston
Madge: Trudy Kelly
Harry: John Hewitt
Wilma: Stella McCusker
Willie: Joe McPartland
Elaine: Catherine Brennan
Sister: Linda Wray

: 40 Minutes

Laid Off
On the tenth anniversary of Mrs Thatcher 's Government, is it better to be laid off in the north or south of England? On 6 December 1988
Alan Foster and Billy Riley were made redundant. Both worked for one company since leaving school at 16. Both are married with one child.
But Alan was a section manager in the City bank, Morgan Grenfell. With a new house and a E70,000 mortgage, he was shocked. Billy, a fitter in the state-owned shipyard in Sunderland, was more optimistic. He owned his house and had money in the bank.
Two men, at opposite ends of the country and the economy. How will they fare in their first interview for 20 years? Photography JOHN MCGLASHAN. RICHARD RANKEN
40 Minutes editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF


Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Unknown: Alan Foster
Unknown: Billy Riley
Unknown: John McGlashan.
Producer: Ruth Jackson
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: The Tracey Ullman Show

Also starring Julie Kavner
Dan Castellaneta , Joe Malone and Sam McMurray in Dinner Theatre, Cinema Verity and The Medley Produced by RICHARD SAKAI


Unknown: Julie Kavner
Unknown: Dan Castellaneta
Unknown: Joe Malone
Unknown: Sam McMurray
Unknown: Cinema Verity
Produced By: Richard Sakai

: Newsnight

Producers JOHN BARTON.


Producers: John Barton.
Unknown: Keith Bowers
Unknown: Eileen Fitt
Unknown: Marion Kerr
Editor: Nigel Chapman
Editor: John Morrison

: The Late Show

with Waldemar Januszczak A profile of the RIBA Gold Medal winner Renzo Piano. Producer FIONA MURCH
Executive producer KEVIN LOADER Editor MICHAEL JACKSON


Unknown: Waldemar Januszczak
Unknown: Renzo Piano.
Producer: Fiona Murch
Editor: Michael Jackson

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook


: Open University

Luminance and Spectroscopy Producer NEIL CAMERON (R)


Producer: Neil Cameron

: Friday Prayers

In the last programme of the series, Hasan Gai Eaton again joins Muslims at the Central London Mosque for the final Friday Prayers of this Ramadan. He reflects on how the forthcoming feast of Ed-il-fitr, the ending of the fast, is associated with the idea of new creation. 4: Breaking the Fast
Sheikh Gamal Solaiman urges that the spirit of Ramadan should remain, even when the fasting has finished.
Assistant producer STEVE BENSON Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER


Unknown: Hasan Gai Eaton
Unknown: Gamal Solaiman
Producer: Steve Benson
Producer: Helen Alexander

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