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: Open University

Managing Schools.

: News

: Westminster

Yesterday's proceedings in Parliament.
Presented by Peter Mayne.


Presented By: Peter Mayne.

: Daytime on Two Sports-Science

0 Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
Nature Trail
All the fun of the air, wind, water and weather! The sports which use natural forces for propulsion are the ones which give the thrills (and spills). Commentary: Sally Jones. Producer JUDITH MILES


Unknown: Sally Jones.
Producer: Judith Miles

: Lernexpress

4: Die Schule

: 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 (R)


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

: Around Scotland

One of the Family
A programme which examines our understanding of disability and reflects the daily life of disabled children. Presenter: Ann Begg.


Presenter: Ann Begg.
Unknown: Andrina McCormacK.
Producer: Peter Legge

: Words and Pictures

The Surprise Party

: Walrus

If You Were Me....
Nothing Personal.
Emma is really looking forward to the school adventure holiday - then she is asked to look after new girl Michelle. (R)

: Inset

Managing Schools
Managing Resources. (R)

: Science in Action

Burning Issues

: Lifeschool

2: Listen to Meby Margaret Simpson.
Alan has left home after a series of family rows and is struggling to work out his future. In desperation the family seek advice. Will it help them learn to listen to each other?
Producer ANDY WALKER (R)


Unknown: Margaret Simpson.
Ellen: Meryl Hampton
Jim: Martin Fisk
Alan: Gin Sammarco
Heather: Emma Ridley
Family therapist: Joseph Marcell

: Step Up to Wordpower

A series of programmes with Chris Serle to help you read, write and communicate more effectively. 4: Writing for YourselfProducer ELIZABETH CRETCH


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Elizabeth Cretch

: Bertha

The Flying Bear (R)

: Zig Zag

The Odyssey

: News

Weather followed by Storytime
Desperate for a Dog
When Mrs Roper has to go into hospital, her next-door neighbours offer to look after her elderly black labrador. The two little girls are delighted to have Toby to stay. With Val Lorraine ,
Annabel Rowe , Trilby Fox , Stuart Fox , and Vicky Ireland.
A Ragdoll production for BBCtv


Unknown: Mrs Roper
Unknown: Val Lorraine
Unknown: Annabel Rowe
Unknown: Trilby Fox
Unknown: Stuart Fox
Unknown: Vicky Ireland.
Producer: Moyra Gambleton

: Racing from Ascot

BBCtv cameras cover three races 'live', and two pre-recorded, from the most valuable one-day meeting of the Racing Year.
2.30 Daily Telegraph Hurdle Race (3m)
3.05 Charterhouse
Mercantile Steeplechase (Handicap. 3m)
On the day following publication of the Aintree weights, Grand National entries clash for this 935,000 prize.
3.35 Old Road Securities Reynoldstown Novices' Steeplechase (3m)
Introduced by Julian Wilson. Commentators:
Peter O'Sullevan and Richard Pitman.
Including at
2.55pm News and Weather


Introduced By: Julian Wilson.
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Richard Pitman.
Producer: Bob Duncan

: Country File

: International Snooker

Benson and Hedges Masters Mike Hallett v Joe Johnson
David Icke introduces highlights of this afternoon's best-of-nine-frames match between Mike Hallett (6), a finalist in 1988, and Joe Johnson (11).
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Jack Karnehm , Clive Everton and Ray Edmonds.
Summarisers: John Spencer and Eddie Charlton.


Unknown: Joe Johnson
Introduces: David Icke
Unknown: Mike Hallett
Unknown: Joe Johnson
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Ray Edmonds.
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: Eddie Charlton.

: Holiday 90


: DEFII The Invaders

Starring Roy Thinnes as David Vincent.
Having witnessed the landing of a flying saucer, architect David Vincent has made an astounding discovery, creatures from another world in human form are taking over the Earth. But who will believe him? Written by ANTHONY WILSON
Directed by JOSEPH SARGENT (R)


Unknown: Roy Thinnes
Unknown: David Vincent.
Unknown: David Vincent
Written By: Anthony Wilson
Directed By: Joseph Sargent

: Reportage

With Magenta De Vine,
Sankha Guha ,
Michael Douglas , John Holdsworth ,
Laura Walsh ,
Brenda Emmanus , Tyler Brule and the team. 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. Producers JANE BECKWITH and EMMA WILLIS
('Reportage Update' next Sunday)


Unknown: Sankha Guha
Unknown: Michael Douglas
Unknown: John Holdsworth
Unknown: Laura Walsh
Unknown: Brenda Emmanus
Unknown: Tyler Brule
Producers: Jane Beckwith
Producers: Emma Willis

: Rapido

Presented by Antoine de Caunes.
Michael Hutchence , Australian superstar and INXS front man, is Rapido's special guest this week. Plus production maestro Quincy Jones on his new solo album, funk hero George Clinton and the legendary American poet/performer Allen Ginsberg. Titles JEAN BAPTISTE MONDINO
Executive producers ALEX BERGER and TIM NEWMAN
An N B de C production


Presented By: Antoine de Caunes.
Presented By: Michael Hutchence
Unknown: Quincy Jones
Unknown: George Clinton
Unknown: Allen Ginsberg.
Unknown: Jean Baptiste
Producers: Alex Berger
Producers: Tim Newman

: Bookmark

Miron Grindea 's
Adam Miron Grindea arrived in England from Romania in 1939. He spoke no English, had virtually no contacts, yet two years later he was editing one of the most remarkable literary magazines of the century. Tonight's Bookmark celebrates the 81-year-old Grindea's extraordinary achievement: his passion for the arts and his addiction to gossip are re-created with such Adam classics as Jean Cocteau on Edith Piaf ,
Churchill's mischevious account of Shaw and a keyhole glimpse of Proust from a waiter who was chosen to serve him at the Paris Ritz. Producer NADIA HAGGAR Editor NIGEL WILLIAMS


Unknown: Miron Grindea
Unknown: Adam Miron Grindea
Unknown: Jean Cocteau
Unknown: Edith Piaf
Editor: Nigel Williams

: Pennies from Heaven

A play with music in six parts by Dennis Potter.
Starring Bob Hoskins , Gemma Craven and Cheryl Campbell.
1: Down Sunnyside Lane
The adventures, mishaps and yearnings of Arthur, a traveller in songsheets on a tight commission, as he tries to make his dreams and desires fit the promise of the lyrics in his briefcase.
On a trip to Gloucester he meets two people who will change his life: a strange
'gentleman of the road' and a beautiful young teacher. At home Arthur's wife awaits his return uneasily....
Choreography TUDOR DAVIES Produced by KENITH TRODD
Directed by PIERS HAGGARD (R)
* FEATURE: page 13


Unknown: Dennis Potter.
Unknown: Bob Hoskins
Unknown: Gemma Craven
Unknown: Cheryl Campbell.
Produced By: Kenith Trodd
Directed By: Piers Haggard
Arthur Parker: Bob Hoskins
Joan Parker: Gemma Craven
Accordion man: Kenneth Colley
Conrad Baker: Nigel Havers
Barrett: Arnold Peters
Eileen: Cheryl Campbell
Pianist: Sam Avent
Majorie: Rosemary Martin
Jumbo: Robert Putt
Will: Keith Marsh
Betty: Tessa Dunne
Irene: Jenny Logan
Carter: Wally Thomas

: A Wake for Sam

A season of classic performances of the work of Samuel Beckett.
Not I
Billie Whitelaw introduces her own performance from 1973 in which only her disembodied mouth is seen.
The impact of this monologue of fragments from the life of a 70-year-old woman is stunning and its transfer to television was described by Beckett himself as 'miraculous'.


Unknown: Samuel Beckett.
Introduces: Billie Whitelaw

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: The Late Show

Times Square
A special report from New
York on how the city's most famous public space is under threat from the developers. Will the plans clean up what has become an urban nightmare, or destroy a valuable part of America's cultural mythology? Director MARY HARRON


Director: Mary Harron

: Weatherview

: Open University

12.00 The Planet Earth: a Scientific Model
12.25 Open Forum Magazine (R)

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