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: Open University

Force and Violence

: Daytime on Two

10.25am Thinkabout: Shadow Play
Frank, Sally and the children enjoy playing with shadow shapes.
(Shown on Monday at 10.40am) (e)

10.40am Pages from Ceefax

11.00am Sex Education: Life Begins
The changes of puberty and conception.
(Shown on Tuesday at 10.15am) (e)

11.20am Landmarks: Over to You
(Shown on Monday at 1.40pm) (e)

11.40am Scene: What Is it Like to Be Old? (e)
(For details see tomorrow at 12.55pm)

12.10pm Microelectronics in Action: Controlling
It's expected that microelectronics are used to control robots, but what about concert lighting systems, or motor cars?
(Shown on Tuesday at 12 noon (e)

12.30pm Pages from Ceefax


Producer (Thinkabout): Pat Farringdon
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish
Producer (Sex Education): Derek Longhurst
Series producer (Microelectronics in Action): Peter Bratt

: PC Pinkerton: Picnic

Devised and written by Geoffrey Bourne-Taylor and John Murphy Edwards.
PC Pinkerton has a day off, but there is no time for a rest.
With the voices of Ian Lavender, Jessica Martin, Sam Kelly, David Shaw Parker. (R)


Deviser/writer: Geoffrey Bourne-Taylor
Deviser/writer: John Murphy Edwards
Music: John Kelham
Producer/director: Trevor Bond
Voices: Ian Lavender
Voices: Jessica Martin
Voices: Sam Kelly
Voices: David Shaw Parker

: Animal Fair: Animal Families

with Don Spencer.
Now if you want to see an amazing family of animals that defy reality... (R)


Narrator: Don Spencer
Musical director: Jonathan Cohen
Percussionist: Will Hill
Woodwind: Martin Frith
Assistant producer: Anne Denehy
Producer: Barbara Roddam

: Daytime on Two: Music Time: Follow the Drum

Singing a round in two groups, and following visual signals.
Presented by Jonathan Cohen and Helen Speirs.
(Shown on Monday at 10.18am) (e)


Presenter: Jonathan Cohen
Presenter: Helen Speirs
Director: Ann Throup
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: News

Weather followed by Watch
Going on Holiday
The Notting Hill Carnival Jaye finds out how the Carnival started and discovers how much hard work is involved in making it such an exciting event. Presenter Jaye Griffiths Producer ERIC MIVAL
Series editor JULIA DRUM (e)


Unknown: Hill Carnival
Presenter: Jaye Griffiths
Frank: Jim Dunk
Sally: Vicky Licorish

: International Tennis

Stella Artois Championships from the Queen's Club.
This grass court tournament includes many of those players who will be in the closing stages at the All
England Club in three weeks. Introduced by Barry Davies Commentator
3.00 pm News and Weather
3.50 pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Stella Artois
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: John Barrett
Commentator: Gerald Williams
Producers: Johnnie Watherston.

: Film 89

: Hollywood Ladies: Susan Hayward in Deadline at Dawn

with Paul Lukas Bill Williams.
Susan Hayward gives a customary spirited performance in this first-class mystery thriller. A chance meeting involves dancer
June in a desperate race to clear an innocent man of murder....
Screenplay by CLIFFORD ODETS based on a novel by WILLIAM IRISH Produced by ADRIAN SCOTT
Directed by HAROLD CLURMAN 0 FILMS: page 15


Unknown: Paul Lukas
Unknown: Bill Williams.
Unknown: Susan Hayward
Unknown: Clifford Odets
Novel By: William Irish
Produced By: Adrian Scott
Directed By: Harold Clurman
June: Susan Hayward
Gus: Paul Lukas
Alex: Bill Williams
Bartelli: Joseph Calleia
Helen Robinson: Osa Massen
Edna Bartelli: Lola Lane
Lester Brady: Jerome Cowan
Sleepy Parsons: Marvin Miller
Babe Dooley: Joe Sawyer
Man with gloves: Steven Geray
Mrs Raymond: Constance Worth
Lt Kane: Joseph Crehan

: Cardiff Singer of the World

Introduced by Chris Stuart with comments from
Philip Joll. Highlights from Round 4 of the 1989 competition from St David 's Hall, Cardiff, featuring singers from
Northern Ireland, Argentina, Austria, Denmark, the United States and Brazil.
BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra led by JAMES CLARK conducted by Kees Bakels Piano accompaniment
The jury is chaired by Brian McMaster of the Welsh National Opera. Design LOUISE WILSON Sound PAUL JENKINS


Introduced By: Chris Stuart
Unknown: Philip Joll.
Unknown: St David
Unknown: James Clark
Conducted By: Kees Bakels
Unknown: Ingrid Surgenor
Unknown: Brian McMaster
Design: Louise Wilson
Producer: Humphrey Burton
Director: Andrew Quick

: Who Cares?

The last in the present series introduced by Jonathan Miller
A Better Deal for Carers
Carers are in the front line of the government's community care policy. They save the State billions of pounds. But the support they get in return is often inadequate - some say scandalously so. Margo MacDonald chairs this final programme in the series and asks what should be done to boost the support on offer to Britain's carers. With
Jill Pitkeathley , director of the Carers National Association and David Mellor , Minister of State for Health.
Directed by MARY SPRENT
Produced by TONY MATTHEWS (e)
'Caring at Home' by Nancy Kohner is available free to carers. Please send a large sae with 50p stamp to: [address removed]


Introduced By: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Margo MacDonald
Unknown: Jill Pitkeathley
Unknown: David Mellor
Directed By: Mary Sprent
Produced By: Tony Matthews
Unknown: Nancy Kohner

: Europeans

Environment with Chantal Cuer
On the first day of elections to tire European parliament, Chantal Cuer explores
European attitudes to green issues with Per Gahrton , a member of the Swedish parliament.
Television extracts are from Poland, France,
West Germany and Italy.
Series producer FIONA PITCHER (e)


Unknown: Chantal Cuer
Unknown: Per Gahrton

: The Travel Show

Presented by Penny Junor with reports from
John Thirlwell , John Kettley and Matthew Collins. The weekly magazine with essential information for everybody going away.
Resort Report: St Petersburg in Florida. The most popular holiday centre for the British on America's Gulf Coast.
Basic facts, best and worst points, plus what it's actually like for a holiday.
UK Mini-Guide: a detailed look at an area of Britain. First - Lake Windermere. The last-minute bargains, your holiday moans, tips for the independent traveller and holiday weather prospects. Studio director tony Harrison
Executive producer ALAN DOBSON BBC North West
0 INFORMATION: Travel Show information line [number removed]0 TRAVEL: page 87


Unknown: John Thirlwell
Unknown: John Kettley
Unknown: Matthew Collins.
Producer: Alan Dobson

: Under the Sun

Masks of Arcadia
Fifteen years ago, director Geoff Dunlop visited the village of Kurokawa in northern Japan. At that time, Gonjiro was the 16-year-old grandson of one of the leading members of the community, a prosperous rice farmer and master of the Noh mask drama, which has been sustained in the village for five centuries. Today, the family is almost ruined financially and Gonjiro is in danger of spending all his time alternating between rice farming and working on the railways in Tokyo.
'I try not to think,' says
Gonjiro. 'I hear that too much thinking shortens your life. But there are things we have to face. I can't face all my problems at once, so one-by-one I stamp them out, one-by-one'.
In this film, Geoff Dunlop returns to Kurokawa to discover that the lives of Gonjiro and his family have been up-ended by the whirlwind of change which is blowing through all of Japan. Photography DAVID FEIG Film editor TARIQ ANWAR Written and directed by GEOFFDUNLOP
Series editor CHRIS CURLING


Director: Geoff Dunlop
Unknown: Geoff Dunlop
Editor: Tariq Anwar

: 10x10

A Room Too Small
'It's as if you are being taken over by a hoard of locusts and compelled to go through the kitchen stripping it of everything that is edible within it.' Bulimia is an eating disorder thousands of people suffer from. Most of them go through it alone.
Diane Hague talks about it. Executive producer DAVID PEARSON Director KATE BROOME BBC Bristol


Talks: Diane Hague
Producer: David Pearson
Director: Kate Broome

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with international reports by DAVID SELLS,


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran
Producers: Jon Barton.
Unknown: Keith Bowers.
Editor: Nigel Chapman
Editor: John Morrison

: The Late Show: Batman Special

The last in the current series.
A documentary whirl around one of the favourite mythical heroes of modern times. The
Late Show traces Batman's history from pulp vigilante and Second World War patriot through to 1950s scoutmaster and 1960s camp cult-figure. In his time, the Caped Crusader has been accused of homosexuality, castigated for promoting juvenile delinquency and taken to task by Pravda. But, as usual in the world of comics, virtue has triumphed. Batman has made a brilliant resurgence in the 1980s and is soon to be the star, with Jack Nicholson , of his own 50 million dollar film. Researcher DUNCAN MCALPINE Director MARY HARRON Producer FIONA MURCH
0 FEATURE: page 4


Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Unknown: Duncan McAlpine
Director: Mary Harron
Producer: Fiona Murch

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook


: Open University

The Way to Holmes
Computers are now being used by the police to help run the incident rooms which handle serious crimes. Producer DAVID SAUNDERS


Producer: David Saunders

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