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: Open University

Topology: Complex Loci

: Daytime on Two Sex Education

Life Begins. (R) (e)
10.40am Look, Look and Look Again. Bits and Pieces
Producer EDWARD HAYWARD (R) (e)
11.00am Watch.
Going on Holiday
The Notting Hill Carnival (R) (e)
U-lSam Pages from Ceefax 1135am Life Goes On
Reproduction and Survival Narrator LINDA ALEXANDER Producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)
12.00 Microelectronics in Action Controlling (R) (e)
12.20pm A-level History. Munich Why did Chamberlain make an agreement with Hitler? NICK Ross reports.
Series producer JILL SHEPPARD (R) (e)
12.40pm A-level English
Jane Austen. Letters to Alice, on First Reading
1.00pm When in Italy
5: Medieval Cities, Crossbows and the Pregnant Madonna. Assistant producer DANIELLA DANGOOR
Series producer DAVID CORDINGLEY (RXe)
King Rollo
A See-Saw programme (R)
What's Inside?
Lost and Found (R)
Provision for
Hearing - Impaired Children
(R) (e)
2.00pm News Weather followed by You and Me
Presenters Bharti Patel and Clive Mason Song: Dumplings
Producer NlCCI CROWTHER (R) (e)


Producer: Edward Hayward
Narrator: Linda Alexander
Producer: Peter Bratt
Unknown: Nick Ross
Director: Caroline Godley
Producer: Jill Sheppard
Unknown: Jane Austen.
Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Fay Weldon.
Unknown: Sarah Finch
Unknown: Michael Lumsden.
Unknown: Nancy Adams
Unknown: Peter Whitaker.
Producer: Daniella Dangoor
Producer: David Cordingley
Presenters: Bharti Patel
Presenters: Clive Mason

: Sign Extra

: Under Sail

Brita Leth
Twelve years ago the Brita Leth was lying idle in a Danish harbour. Now she has been restored.
Narrator Tom Salmon Producer BRIAN HAWKINS BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Brita Leth
Unknown: Brita Leth
Producer: Brian Hawkins

: News Weather followed by Cricket: First Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v Australia from Headingley: final day Tony Lewis introduces live coverage. including at
3.50pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis

: Wild Flower

Wild Roses
Michael Jordan explores how wild roses have been exploited by generations of gardeners to produce many garden varieties. BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Michael Jordan

: Beating Retreat

In the presence of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, bands representing the Royal Navy, the Army and the Royal Air Force come together for the ceremony of Beating Retreat.
Eric Robson describes tonight's live coverage from Horse Guards Parade, London.
Principal Director of Music
Sound supervisor BARRY HAWES Producer DAVID PICKTHALL


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Cdr Barrie Hingley
Unknown: John Livingstone
Unknown: Barry Hawes
Producer: David Pickthall

: Cardiff Singer of the World

Chris Stuart introduces highlights from Round 2 of the 1989 competition from St David 's Hall, Cardiff, featuring singers from New
Zealand, Netherlands, Japan, Finland, Wales and Bulgaria. Comments on the performances from Dennis O'Neill.
BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra led by JAMES CLARK conducted by Kees Bakels Piano accompaniment INGRID SURGENOR
The jury chaired by Brian McMaster of Welsh National Opera.


Introduces: Chris Stuart
Unknown: St David
Unknown: Dennis O'Neill.
Unknown: James Clark
Conducted By: Kees Bakels
Unknown: Ingrid Surgenor
Unknown: Brian McMaster

: On the Line

Top swimmers and athletes train for several hours a day to achieve their full potential. Without full-time jobs, they need sponsorship money in order to pay the bills. Some of them get it, others don't. What are the sponsors looking for? Is the right image more important than sporting prowess?
Reporter Colin Philpott Producer DAVE STEWART
Executive producer DAVID TAYLOR


Reporter: Colin Philpott
Producer: Dave Stewart
Producer: David Taylor

: The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

by Douglas Adams
Adapted in six parts from the BBC radio series starring David Dixon, Simon Jones, Sandra Dickinson, Mark Wing-Davey, Richard Vernon and the voice of Peter Jones
3: In which Zaphod Beeblebrox discovers the lost planet of Magrathea and Arthur Dent encounters the man who designed the coastline of Norway.
Animated sequences Rod Lord Radiophonic music Paddy Kingsland
Designer Andrew Howe-Davies Producer Alan J.W. Bell (R)


Writer: Douglas Adams
Producer: Alan J.W. Bell
Designer: Andrew Howe-Davies
Music: Paddy Kingsland
Animations: Rod Lord
Zaphod: Mark Wing-Davey
Trillian: Sandra Dickinson
Ford Prefect: David Dixon
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Marvin: David Learner
Voice of Marvin: Stephen Moore
Voice of Eddie: David Tate
Slartibartfast: Richard Vernon

: Moonlighting: Lunar Eclipse

Is this some weird unfunny dream sequence or can this really be the last ever episode of Moonlighting? Will all those loose ends be tied in time? Bert and Agnes think so, but David and Maddie are prepared to take drastic measures to save the show.


Writer: Ron Clark
Director: Dennis Dugan
Maddie: Cybill Shepherd
David: Bruce Willis
Ms Dipesto: Allyce Beasley
Bert: Curtis Armstrong

: Enterprise Culture: Gambling on a Dream

If you want to make it big, at some point you have to risk big. And someone has to back your risk with one of their own. Alan Patricof Associates are venture capitalists, one of the new breed of firms that has sprung up in the City in the last decade. They invest large sums for good ideas - at a price. Andrew Palmer decides that to finance his dream and make his small soup-making company into a market leader he will have to take the risk. Will he get through the difficult negotiations involved, and what will he be giving up in return for the financial backing?

BBC Bristol


Subject: Andrew Palmer
Photgraphy: Giles Nuttgens
Sound: Lyndon Bird
Film Editor: Peter Simpson
Series Producer: Peter Symes
Director: Michael Davies

: Newsnight

: The Late Show

: Weatherview

: Open University

Open Forum Magazine
CHRIS SERLE and MOIRA STUART take a look at Higher Education.
Series producer KEVIN NEWPORT (R)


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Peter Champness

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