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: Open University

Bath: A Theatre for
Pleasure or Intrigue

: News

: Westminster

Last Friday's proceedings in Parliament with Peter Mayne. Producers ANDREW MAYWOOD and JANIN'ETHOMASON


Unknown: Peter Mayne.

: Daytime on Two Electric Avenue

0 This week's programmes are repeated from last week for the benefit of those who were on half-term holiday.
5: Home Bleep Home
Automated homes offer a graceful way to grow old.
Commentary: Anna Massey. Producer DAVID HARRISON (R)


Unknown: Anna Massey.
Producer: David Harrison

: Diez Temas

Sports in Salamanca (R)

: Lifeschool Safer Sex

Living with AIDS (R)

: You and Me

A series for 4-and 5-year-olds. (R)

: Music Time

Presented by Jonathan Cohen and Helen Speirs.
Euphonium: Stephen Saunders. Director CLARE ELSTOW


Presented By: Jonathan Cohen
Presented By: Helen Speirs.
Unknown: Stephen Saunders.
Director: Clare Elstow
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: Job Bank

Office Work (1)
The Temp's Story
Film editor IAN MCKENDRICK Producer PAUL BALMER (R) followed by Office Work (2)
The Secretary's Story Film editor AMBER LANE Producer ROGER FRY (R)


Editor: Ian McKendrick
Producer: Paul Balmer

: Zig Zag

The Odyssey
The Fury of Poseidon.
Robert Erskine tells how Odysseus escaped the twin perils of Scylla and Charybdis to be shipwrecked by Poseidon. Illustrated by Paul Birbeck.


Unknown: Robert Erskine
Illustrated By: Paul Birbeck.
Producer: Andrea Christodoulou

: Techno

5: Aesthetics
Mat Irvine investigates soft-tech and. with Dilly
Bellingham, challenges you to re-design the famous personal organiser. They also look at printing your own magazine. Researcher SIOBHAN KELLY
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (R)


Unknown: Siobhan Kelly
Producer: Robin Mudge

: Into Music

Using the Voice (R)

: Thinkabout Getting the Message

Science for 5- to 7-year-olds. (R)

: History File

Twentieth-Century History Hitler's Germany.
How did Hitler gain dictatorial power in Germany? (R)

: Seventeen

Starting Your Own Business (R)

: Postman Pat: Pat's Foggy Day

Pat can't find his van.
Written by John Cunliffe. (R)


Narration and vocals: Ken Barrie
Writer: John Cunliffe
Music: Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: Landmarks

AU About Food
1: Working the Land.
A look at an arable farm. Producer CLARE ELSTOW (R)

: News Weather followed by Words and Pictures

Carry Go Bring Come
Presented by Stuart Bradley. Puppeteer: Mary Edwards. Producer CAROLINE GODLEY (R)


Presented By: Stuart Bradley.
Unknown: Mary Edwards.
Producer: Caroline Godley

: Songs of Praise


: Behind the Screen

Neil Mullarkey is made up at the chance to speak to French and Saunders about their new series - in more ways than one. Producer JEANINE JOSMAN


Unknown: Neil Mullarkey
Producer: Jeanine Josman

: News Weather followed by The Yellow River

4: The Dwellers in Earth
The muddiest river in the world picks up its cargo of yellow silt as it cuts across a vast plateau of 'loess' - fine sand deposited over the millenia. Local people carve into the soft rock along its banks to construct their trogloditic houses.
Written and narrated by Stephen Jessel.
Produced by viviana WOODRUFF
An NHK production in association with BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Stephen Jessel.
Produced By: Viviana Woodruff

: Man and Boy

Cotswold Lakes
Simon King and Mike Kendall look at wildlife in the British countryside. Director JOHN KING BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Simon King
Unknown: Mike Kendall

: Great Railway Journeys of the World

Coast to Coast
Ludovic Kennedy retraces the journey of Robert Louis Stevenson, who took an emigrant train from New
Jersey to California in 1869. The modem journey is from New York to Los Angeles. Along the line, Kennedy meets Rogers Whitaker , perhaps the world's greatest railroad buff.


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Robert Louis
Unknown: Rogers Whitaker
Director: Gerry Troyna

: Barbara Stanwyck in The Bitter Tea of General Yen

Also starring Nils Asther
When Megan Davis arrives in Shanghai she finds a country torn apart by civil war. At first she is repelled, but then fascinated by the apparently ruthless warlord General Yen.
Directed by FRANK CAPRA
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 19


Unknown: Nils Asther
Unknown: Megan Davis
Directed By: Frank Capra
Unknown: Barry Norman
Megan: Barbara Stanwyck
General Yen: Nils Asther
Dr Strike: Gavin Gordon


This week's edition features pop refugees, the classical
Kreisler Orchestra , and an interview with Loop. Also. the Pale Saints filmed live in France. Director PETER FOWLER Producer BRENDA KELLY


Unknown: Kreisler Orchestra
Director: Peter Fowler
Producer: Brenda Kelly

: A-Z of Belief

Contemporary Catholicism
James Grant from Love and Money tells why being a Roman Catholic is important to him. Eamon Spratt defends the values of his church. Producer JACKIE HAMILTON
Executive producer BILL HILARY BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: James Grant
Unknown: Eamon Spratt
Producer: Jackie Hamilton

: Young Musician of the Year 1990

Percussion Master Class
With Evelyn Glennie.
As a prelude to BBCtv's competition for young performers, outstanding soloists teach gifted music students. In this programme, the popular Scottish percussionist Evelyn Glennie works with Alasdair Rankin on timpani and drum-kit, and with Julie Dyer and Simone Rebello on her favourite instrument, the marimba. Humphrey Burton and Mervyn Williams set the scene at Manchester's Royal Northern College of Music. Producer JONATHAN FULFORD Director PETER MANIURA
Young Musician Master Classes sponsored by Lloyds Bank


Unknown: Evelyn Glennie.
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Unknown: Alasdair Rankin
Unknown: Julie Dyer
Unknown: Simone Rebello
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Producer: Jonathan Fulford
Director: Peter Maniura

: Horizon: The First 14 Days

Doctors can start the process of conception in the laboratory. They do it to help infertile couples have babies and for medical research.
These advances began a debate which could lead to the first Parliamentary ban on an area of research making it a criminal offence. Horizon hears the scientist's case.
Transcript: send a cheque for £1.75, payable to BSS. to: [address removed]


Writer/Producer: Vivienne King
Series Editor: Robin Brightwell

: American Tales: Right to Kill?

Starring Frederic Forrest and Chris Collet.
When the Jahnke family moved to Wyoming, teenagers Richard and Deborah thought it would be the beginning of a new life. But their father is a disturbed, bitter and violent man whose oppressive regime and irrational behaviour makes their existence a living hell. Day after day their pain increases, until it becomes intolerable and Richard decides he has the right to kill. This tense and forceful drama is based on a true story.
0 FILMS: pages 19-20


Unknown: Frederic Forrest
Unknown: Chris Collet.
Director: John Erman
Richard Jahnke Sr: Frederic Forrest
Richard Jahnke Jr: Chris Collet
Deborah Jahnke: Justine Bateman
Mrs Jahnke: Karmin Murcelo
Eve: Ann Wedgeworth

: Newsnight

Peter Snow with background to the day's top stories.

: The Late Show

The live daily programme of the arts and media.
This week's presenters are Matthew Collings Tracey MacLeod and Sarah Dunant.
Executive producer KEVIN LOADER Editor MICHAEL JACKSON


Unknown: Matthew Collings
Unknown: Tracey MacLeod
Unknown: Sarah Dunant.
Producer: Janice Hadlow
Editor: Michael Jackson

: Weatherview

: Open University

Arts Foundation Course:
Witting and Unwitting Testimony
With the help of the Museum of London,
Professor Arthur Marwick investigates the wide variety of historical sources. Producer TONY COE (R)


Unknown: Professor Arthur Marwick
Producer: Tony Coe

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