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: Open University

Maths Methods: Waves

: Daytime on Two

9.50am Quinze Minutes: Al'ecole (e)

10.05am You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Song: Nellie the Elephant (R) (e)

10.20am Search Out Science: Light Effects
'I'm looking through you, you're not the same'. Like the Beatles in their song, the programme makers have tried to see the world from a different viewpoint. Join Carmen Pryce, Elin Rhys and Paul Viragh for lots of practical ideas about investigating light and colour, and find out why the combination of black and yellow can be deadly. (e)

10.40am Around Scotland: Farming in Scotland: 2: The Modern Farmyard
Modern technology, in the form of new machines and improved methods of animal rearing, has transformed Scottish farming from the labour-intensive industry it once was. (R) (e)

11.00am: Words and Pictures: Butterflies and Moths (e)

11.15am English Time: Tea-Leaf on the Roof: 2
by Jean Ure.
Dramatised by Stephen Wakelam.
'Very well done you kids. If it hadn't been for you....' (R) (e)

11.35am Inset: Television in the Primary Classroom
Primary school teachers talk about the role of television in promoting active learning.

12.10pm Science in Action: Keep It Clean (e)

12.30pm Lifeschool: You and the Law: Beware the Beach
The first of three programmes on the law.
With beaches polluted with sewage and a nature reserve threatened by the Channel Tunnel, is the law doing anything to protect our environment? (R) (e)

12.55pm The Software Show
Carol Vorderman looks at various ways of getting into print with word processing and desk-top publishing. (e)
Magazine: send £1.30 cheque or postal order made payable to BSS to [address removed]

1.20pm Fingermouse: Percussion
The triangle is Fingermouse's favourite percussion instrument. (R)

1.40pm Zig Zag: Viking Sailors (e)

2.00pm News; Weather
followed by
Storytime: Tiddalick
In this adaptation of an aboriginal dreamtime legend, Juliet Alderdice introduces us to Tiddalick, a big frog with an even bigger thirst. Children from an infant school in Edgware act out their own story about Australian animals. (e)

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


Presenter (You and Me): Jeni Barnett.
Presenter (Search Out Science): Carmen Pryce
Presenter (Search Out Science): Elin Rhys
Presenter (Search Out Science): Paul Viragh
Producer (Search Out Science): Lambros Atteshlis
Presenter (Around Scotland): Frieda Morrison
Producer (Around Scotland): Marianne Baird
Author (English Time): Jean Ure
Dramatised by (English Time): Stephen Wakelam
Producer (Lifeschool): Andy Walker
Presenter (The Software Show): Carol Vorderman
Producer (The Software Show): Bryn Brooks
Producer (The Software Show): Anne O'Dwyer
Designer (Fingermouse): Richard Brackenbury
Producer (Fingermouse): Michael Cole
Presenter (Storytime): Juliet Alderdice
Animation (Storytime): Alan Rogers
Animation (Storytime): Peter Lang
Series producer (Storytime): Diane Morgan
Series producer (Storytime): Pat Farrington

: Labour 89

The afternoon session from the Labour Party Conference including major debates on Labour's far-reaching Policy Review encompassing such subjects as the economy, environment and foreign affairs.
Presenters: David Dimbleby Vivian White and Ian Smith. Editor JAMES HOGAN including at
3.00pm News and Weather


Presenters: David Dimbleby
Presenters: Vivian White
Presenters: Ian Smith.
Editor: James Hogan

: Holiday Outings

Spain -
Paradores Bill Buckley sail-drives to
Santander in northern Spain to stay in some very grand surroundings, the Paradores - hotels owned and run by the government. Director PRUE GEAREY
Series producer PATRICIA HOULIHAN (R)


Unknown: Paradores Bill Buckley

: Gardeners' World

Miniature roses are becoming very fashionable.
With Geoff Hamilton Anne Swithinbank and Pippa Greenwood. Producer JOHN KENYON
.GARDENING: page 103


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood.
Producer: John Kenyon


Buck Rogers In the 25th Century
Shgoratchx Gil Gerard as Buck Rogers Erin Grey as Wilma and Wilfrid Hyde-White as Dr Goodfellow.
(Gil Gerard is a guest of 'Wogan' on Friday at 7.00pm on BBC1)


Unknown: Shgoratchx Gil Gerard
Unknown: Buck Rogers
Unknown: Erin Grey
Unknown: Wilfrid Hyde-White
Unknown: Gil Gerard

: Rough Guide to Careers

Music Business 'Successful recording industry requires new members. Musical ability unnecessary. Must have own mental equipment. To work on new album How I Got Into the Music Business.' Caroline Hanson and Sheryl Simms have more details. Director GARY HUNTER
Series producer PAUL CAMPBELL A DIVERSE production for BBCtv


Unknown: Caroline Hanson
Unknown: Sheryl Simms
Producer: Paul Campbell

: Cartoon Two

Children of the Sun (R)

: Conference Day Labour 89

Sir Robin Day presents news and analysis from the Labour Party Conference including major interviews with leading Labour politicans. The primary focus of the week's events is Labour's
Policy Review which aims to boost the party's chances of winning the next election. Vivian White reports. Editor JAMES HOGAN


Unknown: Vivian White
Editor: James Hogan

: Timewatch: Trotsky

Leon Trotsky was one of the architects of the Russian Revolution and creator of the Red Army. Brilliant and eloquent, and expected to succeed Lenin, he was forced into exile, airbrushed out of Soviet history and murdered in 1940 on the direct orders of Joseph Stalin. Today, as Stalin's terrible heritage is being slowly dismantled, this film, using archive footage and personal memoirs, looks at the life and ideas of the revolutionary who was the dictator's first and greatest enemy. A film by Alain du Grand and Patrick Le Gall.


Film maker: Alain du Grand
Film maker: Patrick Le Gall
Producer: Stanley Darer
Presenter for BBC tv by: Antonia Benedek
Series Editor: Roy Davies

: M*A*S*H

Hot Lips Is Back in Town Hot Lips celebrates her liberation as a divorcee.
Directed by CHARLES s. DUBIN (R)


Written By: Larry Balmagia
Written By: Bernard Dilbert
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
BJ: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: Harry Morgan
Hot Lips: Loretta Swtt
Charles: David Ogden Stiers
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Klinger: Jamiefarr
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher

: Nice Work

A four-part serial.
Screenplay from his own novel by David Lodge.
1: January 1986. Industry
Year. Rummidge, that lovely, sprawling Midlands city raked by motorways, reluctantly confronts another working week. On our right, Mr Vic Wilcox - dynamic, self-made managing director appointed to 'turn round' a struggling engineering firm. On our left, Dr Robyn Penrose - university lecturer in English Literature and expert on the Victorian industrial novel. They have no notion of each other's existence; the piece of paper that will bring them together lies in a recycled envelope at the bottom of someone's in-tray....
Music composed by RACHEL PORTMAN Cameraman PAUL WOOLSTON Lighting JOHN ABBOTT Designer LAN ASHURST Producer CHRIS PARR
• FEATURE: page 17


Novel By: David Lodge.
Unknown: Mr Vic Wilcox
Unknown: Dr Robyn Penrose
Composed By: Rachel Portman
Unknown: Paul Woolston
Unknown: John Abbott
Producer: Chris Parr
Director: Christopher Menaul
Vic Wilcox: Warren Clarke
Robyn Penrose: Haydn Gwynne
Marjorie Wilcox: Janet Dale
Brian Everthorpe: John Forgeham
Stuart Baxter: David Calder
Philip Swallow: Christopher Godwin
Bob Busby: Tim Preece
Rupert Sutcliffe: Terry Coates
Tom Rigby: John Arthur
Pamela: Marilyn Moylan
Students: Edda Kay Sharpe
: Students Howard Belgard
Students: Bridget Gardener
Danny Ram: Tariq Yunus
Managers at Pringle's: Ray Hingley
Managers at Pringle's: Colin Simmonds
Youth in garage: Mustifa Dinson
Foundry workers: Tony Caron
Foundry workers: Steve Money
Foundry workers: Anthony Warner

: Building Sights

Personal reflections on the best of 20th-century architecture in Britain. Stamford Bridge
Architect Nigel Coates delights in Chelsea Football Stadium's East Stand
(Darbourne and Darke, 1972). 'Most people couldn't think of this as architecture,' says
Coates, 'let alone architecture worth celebrating. More than ever before, architecture should be allowed to have a real personality to release a sort of energy, and I think this is a pretty good example.' Researcher RUTH ROSENTHAL Producer CLARE PATERSON Director LESLEY MANNING BBC Elstree


Unknown: Nigel Coates
Unknown: Ruth Rosenthal
Producer: Clare Paterson
Director: Lesley Manning

: Newsnight

with Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: The Late Show: Umberto Eco

In an exclusive profile filmed in Italy, the best-selling novelist, distinguished professor and controversial journalist Umberto Eco talks about his work. His first novel, The Name of the Rose, sold ten million copies. His latest, Foucault's Pendulum, is published in Britain this month. Original soundtrack music by Luciano Berio. Researcher RACHEL FOSTER Cameraman COLIN CASE Director JAMES RUNCIE


Talks: Umberto Eco
Music By: Luciano Berio.
Unknown: Rachel Foster
Unknown: Cameraman Colin
Director: James Runcie

: Weatherview

: Open University

12.00 Preparing for the Exam Revising for Mathematical Models and Methods. Producer PIP SURGEY (R)
12.25am Asian Rickets: The English Disease
In 1981 the Department of Health launched a 'Stop
Rickets' campaign aimed at the Asian community. What were the consequences?


Producer: Victor Lockwood

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