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: Open University

Caring for Older People: Voluntary Workers

: News

: Westminster

Last Friday's proceedings. Presenter: Brian Curtois. Producers Andrew Maywood and Janine Thomason


Presenter: Brian Curtois.
Producers: Andrew Maywood
Producers: Janine Thomason

: Daytime on Two Diez Temas

Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
For beginners in Spanish. Wet or fine, what does
Salamanca offer visitors? (R)

: Lifeschool

TVEI aims to provide 14- to 18-year-old students with a more practically based education that combines new technology with traditional subjects.

: You and Me

For 4- and 5-year-olds. Dibs and Cosmo both get carried away with their daydreams. (R)

: Music Time

The children compose some music about a goblin and listen to a string quartet. The gnome from Pictures at an Exhibition comes to life and captures the fairies.
Jonathan Cohen and Helen Spiers with lain King (violin) Michael Ponder (viola) Sarah Gilford (cello)
Neil Tarlton (double-bass) Animation Bura and Hardwick Puppets Alan Platt
Director Andrea Christodoulou Producer Elizabeth Bennett


Unknown: Jonathan Cohen
Unknown: Helen Spiers
Viola: Michael Ponder
Cello: Sarah Gilford
Double-Bass: Neil Tarlton
Director: Andrea Christodoulou
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: Questions

Timmy Mallett and Anjuu Misra explore how faith and belief sometimes help people to see each other differently. There is a very old story retold with eight large jellies, lots of cream and a hundred children, a visit to a vicar who draws cartoons and stops fights, a look inside a Hindu temple and a reminder of who our neighbours are.
Assistant producer Mike Dick Producer John Forrest


Unknown: Timmy Mallett
Unknown: Anjuu Misra
Producer: Mike Dick
Producer: John Forrest

: Zig Zag

Canada: Vancouver and Barkerville. (R)

: Techno

8: This week Mat Irvine visits the West Country to try out a yacht that's as easy to sail as driving a car. The challenge is to design an energy management system to control bicycle lights, and both he and Dilly
Bellingham show how to make and fly your working solid fuel rocket. Production assistant Amanda Mooney
Series producer Robin Mudge


Unknown: Amanda Mooney
Producer: Robin Mudge

: Into Music

Feelings: a look at keyboards. (R)
(Details on Friday at 11.03am)

: Thinkabout

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

: History File

Twentieth-Century History In 1938, Britain was unprepared for war. When Chamberlain flew to meet Hitler at Munich, was he seeking 'peace at any price'? (R)

: Issues

Refugees: I'd Rather Be at Home
Fourteen million people worldwide have had to flee their homes and country to survive.
Presenter: Rob Curling. Producer Diane Millward


Producer: Diane Millward

: Science in Action

Forensic Science
This week: a visit to the New York Crime Scene Unit on a homicide case, and a DIY version for lifting fingerprints. (R)

: Postman Pat

The farm has frozen over and Pat has to get his skates on to do his round - and go by sledge as well. (R)

: Landmarks

AU About Food
4: A look at fast food. Producer Judy Brooks (R)


Producer: Judy Brooks

: News

Weather followed by Words and Pictures
Stuart and Nutmeg go on a shopping spree. Today's story, The Shopping Basket, is about adventures on the way home from the shops. Presenter: Stuart Bradley. Puppeteer: Mary Edwards. Producer Caroline Godley


Presenter: Stuart Bradley.
Unknown: Mary Edwards.
Producer: Caroline Godley

: Songs of Praise

From Wimborne Minster.

: 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 World Figure Skating Championships

From Halifax, Nova Scotia. Introduced by Barry Davies.
(A revised repeat ofyesterday's broadcast at 10.45pm on BBC1)


Unknown: Nova Scotia.
Introduced By: Barry Davies.

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Grand Prix

From Phoenix, Arizona. Commentators: Murray Walker and James Hunt. (A revised repeat of yesterday's broadcast at 11.10pm)


Commentators: Murray Walker
Commentators: James Hunt.

: Plunder

Emma Freud invites today's guest Jancis Robinson to plunder the BBC television and film archives.
Producer/Director Phil Chilvers


Unknown: Emma Freud
Unknown: Jancis Robinson
Director: Phil Chilvers

: On the Double

Danny Kaye Dana Wynter US Private First Class
Ernie Williams passes his time in England just before D-Day by doing impersonations. Allied Intelligence soon realise that he could
'become' the key figure of General MacKenzie-Smith, who is the target of determined Nazi assassination squads.
PFC Ernie Williams/General
Director Melville Shavelson
0 FILMS: pages 15-20


Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Ernie Williams
MacKenzie-smith: Danny Kaye
Lady MacKenzie-Smith: Dana Wynter
Colonel Somerset: Wilfrid Hyde-White
Sergeant Bridget Stanhop: Diana Dors
Lady Vivian: Margaret Rutherford
Captain Patterson: Allan Cuthbertson
Corporal Joseph Praeger: Jesse White

: DEF II Snub TV

Manchester's rising stars Inspiral Carpets filmed live plus an interview; and a look at the work of Cabaret Voltaire - who, back in the punk days, pioneered electro rhythms and sampled before samplers - on the eve of the release of a new LP. Plus Soupdragons and Edsel Auctioneers.

: Scene

Fitting Images
'You can't judge a book by its cover' - but all the evidence suggests that is precisely what people do; they make judgments based on the way others look. For Dennis Nye , Kathy Burke and Nicky Read , 'looks' have played a significant part in their lives.
Series producer Roger Tonge Producer Julie Callanan (R)


Unknown: Dennis Nye
Unknown: Kathy Burke
Unknown: Nicky Read
Producer: Roger Tonge
Producer: Julie Callanan

: Young Musician of the Year 1990

John Wallace , the Principal Trumpet of the Philharmonia Orchestra, gives this week's Master Class in brass to three former finalists:
Ceri McInally (tuba), Rachel Clarke (horn) and Craig Patterson (trumpet). They are working on music by Arnold, Mozart and Enesco. Designer David Wilson Director Peter Maniura
Event sponsored by Lloyds Bank.


Unknown: John Wallace
Unknown: Ceri McInally
Horn: Rachel Clarke
Horn: Craig Patterson
Designer: David Wilson
Director: Peter Maniura

: Horizon

On 6 September 1988, an ageing propeller-driven plane took off to fly into one of the most powerful and dangerous of natural phenomena: the eye of a hurricane. Its task was to track Hurricane Gilbert as it neared Jamaica and stormed on towards the USA. By accurately predicting
Gilbert's path, lives and property might be saved. This required a detailed understanding of how the hurricane worked, where its huge energy came from and what influenced its movement. Gilbert reached force 5, the most powerful hurricane known, and it devastated Jamaica. What was it like inside the eye? Writers/Producers Larry Engel and Thomas Lucas
Editor Robin Brightwell
0 FEATURE: page 10


Producers: Larry Engel
Producers: Thomas Lucas
Editor: Robin Brightwell

: American Tales: The Executioner's Song

A film shown in two-parts. Starring
Tommy Lee Jones Christine Lahti
One summer evening in 1976, Gary Gilmore shot dead a petrol station attendant. The next night he killed the manager of a motel. From his prison cell in Utah he demanded to be executed by firing squad.
1: April 1976: 35-year-old
Gary Gilmore is released on parole from federal prison in Illinois and joins his cousin Brenda Nicol in Provo,
Utah. After a spell working for his uncle Vem Damico , he changes jobs and meets Nicole Baker , an attractive 19-year-old mother of two. Falling in love, they begin a tempestuous relationship that leads to impossible tensions on both sides.
Screenplay by Norman Mailer , based on his book Producer/Director Lawrence Schiller (Part 2 next week)


Unknown: Tommy Lee Jones
Unknown: Christine Lahti
Unknown: Gary Gilmore
Unknown: Gary Gilmore
Unknown: Brenda Nicol
Unknown: Vem Damico
Unknown: Nicole Baker
Unknown: Norman Mailer
Director: Lawrence Schiller
Gary Gilmore: Tommy Lee Jones
Brenda Nicol: Christine Lahti
Nicole Baker: Rosanna Arquette
Vern Damico: Eli Wallach
Johnny Nicol: Jordan Clarke
Earl Dorius: Richard Venture
April Baker: Jenny Wright
Pete Galoran: Walter Olkewitz
Rikki Wood: Michael Leclair
Val Conlin: Pat Corley

: Newsnight

Donald MacCormick with the day's top stories.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick

: The Late Show

The live programme of the arts and media reports on people, issues and performances.
Producer Janice Hadlow
Executive producer Kevin Loader Editor Michael Jackson


Producer: Janice Hadlow
Producer: Kevin Loader
Editor: Michael Jackson

: Weatherview

: Open University

Can poems about words and places be political? They must be, argue Tom Paulin and Terry Eagleton , in a discussion on two Irish poems.
Producer Tony Coe


Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Terry Eagleton
Producer: Tony Coe

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