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: Westminster

Yesterday's proceedings in Parliament presented by Peter Mayne.


Presented By: Peter Mayne.

: Daytime on Two Sports-Science

Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
Faster, Faster!
Investigates speed - who's got it and why.
Commentary: Sally Jones Producer JUDITH MILES


Unknown: Sally Jones
Producer: Judith Miles

: Lernexpress

3: Mein zuhause

: You and Me

For 4- and 5-year-olds. (R)

: Search Out Science

Balancing Acts.
How do you make a skyscraper stand up? Or stop a crane from falling over? With Carmen Pryce , Elin Rhys and Paul Viragh. Director AVRIL PRICE Producer NEIL RYDER


Unknown: Carmen Pryce
Unknown: Elin Rhys
Unknown: Paul Viragh.

: Around Scotland

Edwardian Scotland
(Details Friday at 10.25am) (R)

: Words and Pictures


: English Time

Storytelling The Way It Is
A look at stories which try to depict real life. (R)

: Inset

Managing Schools
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. (R)

: Science in Action

Bumper to Bumper
(Shoum on Monday at 1.00pm)

: Lifeschool

You and Your Health
Listen to Me

: Step Up to Wordpower

A series of programmes with Chris Serle to help you read, write and communicate more effectively.
3: Dear Sir or Madam


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producers: Elizabeth Cretch
Producers: John Brooke

: Bertha

Tom Gets Lost (R)

: Zig Zag

The Odyssey
(Shoum on Monday at II 1.00am)
2.00pm News
Weather followed by Storytime

: Country File

In the depths of winter sporting fishermen resort to spinning yarns about their exploits. Every bit as important as the fish they caught are the people met and the places visited.
During last season
Dan Cherrington fished on waters as far apart as the western United States, Ireland and France as well as on England's most famous and expensive trout stream. Sometimes Country File cameras were there to discover that not every fishing story is an exaggeration and that despite worries about pollution and poaching, there is still some wonderful sport to be found.


Unknown: Dan Cherrington
Producer: Michael Murphy
Editor: Michael Fitzgerald

: Arthur Negus Enjoys

The Collections of John Arlott
Producer ROBIN BLAKE BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: John Arlott
Producer: Robin Blake

: News

Weather followed by Wild World
The Royal Forest
Narrated by Tony Britton.
Written and produced by JOHN KING BBC Bristol (R)
(Postponed from 17 January)


Unknown: Tony Britton.
Produced By: John King

: Catchword

Hosted by Paul Coia.


Unknown: Paul Coia.

: Behind the Headlines

With Beverly Anderson.


Producers: Helen Glanville
Producers: Bridget Sneyd

: Holiday 90


: DEF II The Invisible Man

Starring David McCatlum as Dr Daniel Westin in Attempt to Save Face. (R)


Unknown: David McCatlum
Unknown: Dr Daniel Westin

: Reportage

With Magenta De Vine, Sankha Guha, Michael Douglas, John Holdsworth, Laura Walsh, Brenda Emmanus, Tyler Brule and the team. An electric mix of news, issues, sport, fashion and music broadcast live from the office in Manchester.
There's a phone poll for you to vote on a subject that affects your life and a Reaction Line so you can call in with views on issues featured in the show.
('Reportage Update' next Sunday)


Unknown: Sankha Guha
Unknown: Michael Douglas
Unknown: John Holdsworth
Unknown: Laura Walsh
Unknown: Brenda Emmanus
Unknown: Tyler Brule
Studio Director: Tony Harrison
Editor: Rachel Purnell

: Rapido

This week Rapido meets the newly re-formed Jefferson Airplane in San Francisco, and tracks down Shakespear's Sister in London. Plus
Matt Dillon , French punk veteran Little Bob , and the controversial South African star Johnny Clegg. Presented by Antoine de Caunes.
Executive producers ALEX BERGER and TIM NEWMAN
An N B de C production


Unknown: Matt Dillon
Unknown: Little Bob
Unknown: Johnny Clegg.
Presented By: Antoine de Caunes.
Unknown: Jean Baptiste
Producers: Alex Berger
Producers: Tim Newman

: Antenna

DNA in the Dock
On 5 February 1987, Vilma Ponce was found stabbed to death in a run-down apartment in the Bronx. A spot of dried blood on a watch provided a DNA 'fingerprint' of the suspect. But instead of an easy conviction, genetic fingerprinting itself was put on trial. Legal expert Robin White , from Dundee
University, examines the doubts now surrounding this previously unchallenged tool of forensic science.
Islam and the Temple of Um Western science and civilisation have been based on the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake. For Islam this is unacceptable: scientists must put ethics first and knowledge second.
Historian Zia Sardar argues that the 'violent' science of the west should learn from the teachings of the Koran. Producer TERESA HUNT Editor JANA BENNETT


Unknown: Vilma Ponce
Unknown: Robin White
Unknown: Zia Sardar
Producer: Teresa Hunt
Editor: Jana Bennett

: M*A*S*H

The Yalu Brick Road
An accident leaves Hawkeye and BJ stranded with their precious consignment of medicine. Their saviour arrives - wearing enemy uniform.
Directed by CHARLES S. DUBIN (R)


Written By: Mike Farrell
Directed By: Charles S. Dubin
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
BJ: Mike Farrell
Colonel Potter: Harry Morgan
Hot Lips: Loretta Swit
Charles: David Ogden Stiers
Klinger: Jamie Farr
Fr Mulcahy: William Christopher

: A Wake for Sam

A celebration of the work of Samuel Beckett.
Krapp's Last Tape with Patrick Magee and Eh Joe with Jack MacGowran.
Both these actors were, until their deaths, the outstanding performers of Samuel Beckett 's plays and his own favourites. He had heard
Magee's 'cracked voice' on radio and wrote the part of Krapp especially for him. And Jack MacGowran 's extraordinary battered face became the perfect emblem for Beckett's solitary figure in a bleak and relentless world. Eh Joe, the first play Beckett wrote specifically for television, was made in 1966 and Krapp's Last Tape, written in 1958 was performed for television in 1972. Directors DONALD MCWHINNIE and ALAN GIBSON
('Eh Joe' is in black and white)


Unknown: Samuel Beckett.
Unknown: Patrick Magee
Unknown: Jack MacGowran.
Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Unknown: Jack MacGowran
Directors: Donald McWhinnie
Directors: Alan Gibson

: Building Sights

David Mellor Cutlery Factory Writer Gillian Darley examines the new award-winning David Mellor Cutlery Factory in the Peak District of Derbyshire, designed by architect Michael Hopkins.


Unknown: David Mellor
Unknown: Gillian Darley
Unknown: David Mellor
Unknown: Michael Hopkins.
Producer: Clare Paterson
Director: Terry Braun

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.

: The Late Show

The live daily programme of the arts and media. Producer JOHN BUSH


Producer: John Bush

: Weatherview

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