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: Open University

Maths: Group Theory

: Songs of Praise

Presented by Pam Rhodes from Falmouth.


Presented By: Pam Rhodes

: Education Showcase

Exploring Educational Issues A look at education today. From Child to Pupil
In making the transition from home to school life, children in Britain go through a period of upheaval. But these days many children are well prepared for this by attending play group or nursery school.


Producer: Nick Brenton

: Cricket: Fifth Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v Australia from Trent Bridge. Fourth day.
Tony Lewis introduces live coverage of the whole of the morning's play. Commentators: Richie Benaud
Jack Bannister Summarisers:
Ray Illingworth Alan Knott


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jack Bannister
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Alan Knott

: Holiday Outings

Gillian Reynolds reports from Salzburg in Austria, on a week's holiday following in the footsteps of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the backdrop of the film The Sound of Music. Director ANDY STEVENSON


Unknown: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Director: Andy Stevenson

: Chock-a-Block: Cat

A See-Saw programme with Carol Leader.

Chock-a-Block is chockablock with pictures to words that rhyme. See what words ring Chock-a-Block's rhyme chimes today. (R)


Presenter: Carol Leader.
Director: Nick Wilson

: Cricket: Fifth Test

Cornhill Insurance Test Series England v Australia from Trent Bridge. Fourth day.
Tony Lewis introduces live coverage of the afternoon's play.
Television presentation KEITH MACKENZIE ALAN GRIFFITHS including at
2.00pm and 3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: Country File

: DEF IISounds of Eden

Deacon Blue.
Real Gone Kid, and Dignity are some of Deacon Blue's classic tracks featured in tonight's specially staged concert from Eden Court, Inverness, recorded on the eve of their sellout UK tour.
The band deliver a strong
Performance and chat about their music.
Executive producer DAVID MARTIN Producer MAY MILLER BBC Scotland (R)


Producer: David Martin

: Open to Question Classics

Highlights of the past five years of Open to Question.
Tonight: Ian Botham.
He is probably the best-known cricketer in the world, controversial for his exploits both on and off the field.
Tonight, facing interrogation by an audience of teenagers, Ian Botham says: 'At times I am probably too honest for my own good. If I was meant to have done all the things that the press have written about me, my brain would be pickled in ajar and my body would be in the Natural History Museum.'
Presented by John Nicolson Producers


Unknown: Ian Botham.
Unknown: Ian Botham
Presented By: John Nicolson
Producers: David Martin.

: Grazie Goodfather

A film portrait of the foundation of an Italian dynasty in Somerset.
'No toys, no chocolate, I work from dark to dark ... I never give up.'
Sabato Notaro came to
England from Naples in 1950. For seven months he lived in poverty in a shepherd's hut and worked as a farm labourer.
Now head of a family of ten children and 19 grandchildren, he is a successful businessman.
The family grew up within strict Italian rules, still respected today. Follow
Sabato Notaro 's struggle to make a new beginning in 'little Italy' deep in the Somerset countryside.
Narrator: Carmela Notaro. Film editor ROB HARRINGTON Producer SARAH PITT


Unknown: Sabato Notaro
Unknown: Sabato Notaro
Narrator: Carmela Notaro.
Editor: Rob Harrington
Producer: Sarah Pitt

: Out of the Doll's House

Fifth of eight films examining the way women's lives have changed in the 20th century. Just a Girl
'I couldn't understand why women had to accept something different, why my brothers would say "You're just a girl", when I was just as good as they were.'
Different books, different toys, different schools and different lessons have made girls throughout the century grow up with quite separate expectations and dreams from boys. Why did those differences develop and why did they persist? How far have we come since scientists insisted that mental effort ruined growing girls for their true vocations as wives and mothers?
Film editor DAVID THOMAS Producer


Editor: David Thomas
Unknown: Margaret Windham Heffernan

: Naming the Names

Screenplay by Anne Devlin for Screen Two with and On the 20th anniversary - to the day - of the British
Army's arrival on the streets of Northern Ireland, another opportunity to see this powerful, multi-layered film about a young Belfast girl and how her relationships with men interweave with history.
Naming the Names won the Film Drama Award at the 1987 Celtic International
Film Festival, and director Stuart Burge the BAFTA Desmond Davis Award earlier this year. I cannot praise too highly Sylvestra
Finn Le Touzel's performance THE STAGE
Powerfully directed by Stuart Burge THE GUARDIAN
Anne Devlin's eerie script is startlingly original THE SUNDAY TIMES
Producer CHRIS PARR BBC Pebble Mill (R)
0 FILMS: page 13


Unknown: Anne Devlin
Director: Stuart Burge
Finn: Sylvestra Le Touzel
Henry Kirk: Michael Maloney
Jack McHenry: Mick Ford
Mr McCoy: James Ellis
McBride: Ian McElhinney
Miss Macken: Stella McCusker
Mrs O'Hare: Leila Webster
Chrissie: Julie McDonald
Sharleen McCabe: Laura Gorman
Finn's granny: Eileen Way
Girl in pyjamas: Tracey Lynch

: Newsnight

Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with the day's top stories and the background on events making the news at home and abroad.
With international reports by David Sells , Charles Wheeler and Julian O'Halloran. Assignment editors


Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran.
Unknown: Julian Coles.
Editor: Keith Bowers
Editor: John Morrison

: Edinburgh Nights

First of nine programmes.
From exhibitions of tartan to new ballets about Buddha, from American brat pack authors to Spanish prima donnas, from the big names of TV comedy to the complete unknowns of the Fringe, the 43rd Edinburgh Festival has got it all. And over the next three weeks, Edinburgh Nights covers the best of it.
Presenter Tracey MacLeod Directors
(Programme 2 on Thursday at 11.15pm)
FEATURE: page 10


Presenter: Tracey MacLeod
Directors: Hilary Boulding
Unknown: Sheree Folkson
Producer: John Whiston
Editor: John Archer

: Weatherview

: Open University

Holidays by the Sea
A look at the development of Blackpool, from its genteel origins to its becoming the first and largest working-class holiday resort.


Producer: Charles Cooper

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