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: Open University

The Main Frame and the Micro: From DP to IT

: News

: Westminster

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


Presented By: Peter Mayne.

: Daytime on Two Lernexpress

Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
9: Young people from
Nordfriesland talk about their lives in the country. Film recordist
Christopher Lovelock Producer Susan Paton


Unknown: Christopher Lovelock
Producer: Susan Paton

: Let's See

Moving Pictures
The second of two episodes. Can schoolboy
Davy McManus rescue Glasgow's artistic heritage from the conniving clutches of Willie and Jimmy?
Writers Joe Austen and Kate Kinninmont
Producer Kate Kinninmont BBC Scotland


Unknown: Davy McManus
Unknown: Joe Austen
Unknown: Kate Kinninmont
Producer: Kate Kinninmont
Davy McManus: Oliver Lovat
Victoria: Katy Murphy
Grandad: Johnny Irving
Willie: Lain McColl
Jimmy: Phil McCall
Mrs Peeve: Terry Neason

: Thinkabout

Science for 5- to 7-year-olds.

: Look and Read

Geordie Racer
9: The police need more information before they can arrest Baz and Victor.
Then, on the day of the Great North Run, Janie visits her dad's ship.
Writer Christopher Russell (R)


Unknown: Christopher Russell

: Technology and Design

Industrial case studies. (R) (Details on Thursday at 10.40am)

: Watch

Britain 40 years ago.
(Details on Thursday at 2.00pm)

: Who - Me?

A brother and sister learn about responsibilities. (R) (Details on Thursday at 9.40am)

: Art Work

A look at graphic design in a TV commercial, an airport and the development of a new 'identity' for a famous orchestra. (R)

: Sex Education

2: 'You get two excitements. One when you know your mum's getting a baby, and one when you know it's getting near the time.'
As two families wait for the birth of their new babies, they try to involve their children in the preparations. Director Kerena Marchant Photography Dave Gurney


Director: Kerena Marchant
Unknown: Dave Gurney

: Science Topics

For hundreds of years we have used metals. Now plastics and other materials are taking over. (R)

: Update Europe

How a farming community in south-west France is coping with the problems of over-production, erratic subsidies, changing markets and competition from the new members of the European Community. (R)

: Buongiorno Italia!

A series of 20 programmes for beginners in Italian, featuring film specially shot in Italy. Presented by Lilly Lembo Lambert and Enrico Verdecchia.
19: A tour of Etruria, ancient land of the Etruscans, in southern Tuscany, and Lake Bolsena in northern Latium. Film cameraman Remi Adefarasin


Presented By: Lilly Lembo
Unknown: Enrico Verdecchia.
Unknown: Remi Adefarasin

: The Adventures of Spot

Told by Paul Nicholas. Writer Eric Hill
Animator Leo Beltoft Music Duncan Lamont
Script editor David McKee Producer Clive Juster (R)


Told By: Paul Nicholas.
Unknown: Animator Leo Beltoft
Music: Duncan Lamont
Editor: David McKee
Producer: Clive Juster

: What's Inside?

A look at parties and festivals.
Presented by Floella Benjamin with David, Elizabeth,
Eriko, Ivan, James, Larissa and children from East
Acton First School.
Saeed Jaffrey tells today's story: Amar's City by Peter Bonnici.
Illustrations by Lisa Kopper. Musical director Richard Brown Producer Sheila Fraser Executive producer Cynthia Felgate (R)


Presented By: Floella Benjamin
Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown: Peter Bonnici.
Illustrations By: Lisa Kopper.
Director: Richard Brown
Producer: Sheila Fraser
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Outlook

The Call of the Sea
With the development of the steam engine, the days of the sailing ship were numbered. Iron replaced wood and, as the propeller eased out the paddle wheel, modern liners embarked on record-breaking voyages. (R)

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Cosmo and Dibs learn to communicate with a deaf visitor to the market. (R)

: Budget 90 Special

This year's Budget marks an historic occasion.
John Major delivers his first speech as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the first televised Budget Statement. David Dimbleby introduces live coverage.of the Chancellor's speech plus reactions from leading financial experts, businessmen and trade unionists. Peter Snow analyses the key Budget measures and evaluates the Chancellor's strategy. From Westminster, politicians give their first response to the Budget. Deputy editor Alex Gerlis Editor James Hogan
WODDIS: page 81
● VOICE OVER: page 83


Unknown: John Major
Introduces: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Peter Snow
Editor: Alex Gerlis
Editor: James Hogan

: The UNCLE Movies: The Spy in the Green Hat

Starring Robert Vaughn David McCallum
When the dauntless UNCLE duo are despatched to Sicily, they are caught in the crossfire between enemy
THRUSH agents and retired gangland mobsters.
Screenplay by Peter Allan Fields Director Joseph Sargent
0 FILMS: pages 18-21


Unknown: Robert Vaughn
Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Peter Allan
Director: Joseph Sargent
Napoleon Solo: Robert Vaughn
Illya Kuryakin: David McCallum
Louis Strago: Jack Palance
Miss Diketon: Janet Leigh
Pia Monteri: Letitia Roman
Alexander Waverly: Leo G Carroll
Arturo 'Fingers' Stiletto: Eduardo Ciannelli
Enzo 'Pretty' Stiletto: Allen Jenkins
Frederico 'Feet' Stiletto: Jack La Rue
Mrs 'Fingers' Stiletto: Joan Blondell
Dr Heinrich: Von Kronen

: Bilko

Starring Phil Silvers
Bilko, with his eye on the E10,000 prize offered by a national dog show, decides to enter a poodle that has taken a shine to Doberman. (R)


Unknown: Phil Silvers

: Open Space

The series where the public can make programmes under their own editorial control.
A Shabby Dog Story
All right, do your own dirty work, Mr Secretary of State, you come down, you pick who lives, who dies, you put the needle in the dog's leg, you watch the life drain out of it. We don't want to say that but we will if we have to.
(Gavin Grant , RSPCA)
The RSPCA has given the Government until 1996 to introduce compulsory dog registration, a system which already works well in controlling the problem of strays in other countries.
The staff at the Birmingham branch of the RSPCA reveal the growing crisis in Britain. They found new homes for 1,800 strays last year, but with as many as 50 new arrivals every day, they also had the distressing task of destroying 2,800 more. Producer Gavin Dutton
Community Programme Unit editor Tony Laryea
* APPLICATION: if you would like to suggest or make a programme, write to: Community
Programme Unit, Television Centre. London W12 7RJ.


Unknown: Gavin Grant
Producer: Gavin Dutton
Editor: Tony Laryea

: Food and Drink

The show that takes a hard look at the food we eat and those who supply it.
In the final programme of the current series,
Chris Kelly updates several of the stories investigated during the series. Michael Barry roasts prime lamb to make a 'guard of honour' - a spectacular centrepiece for Sunday lunch. Jill Goolden and her guest Oz Clarke tip wines for the summer. And seven men who've never cooked before in their lives serve up a meal for their long-suffering wives. Studio director Linda Nash Producer Peter Bazalgette
A Bazal production for BBCtv
* BBC GOOD FOOD: this monthly magazine lists the recipes from your favourite TV and radio programmes and features off-air tipsfrom presenters. Packed with practical advice, it's at newsagents now, price 90p.
* FOOD: page 96


Unknown: Chris Kelly
Unknown: Michael Barry
Unknown: Jill Goolden
Unknown: Oz Clarke
Director: Linda Nash
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: Quantum Leap

Starring Scott Bakula Dean Stockwell
8 August 1955: Sam Beckett may not have been hungry but, quantum leaping into a lunch counter, he decides to take a seat and wonders about the whispers. Then he sees his reflection. He's a black man, this is the Deep South and the times have not yet been a-changed.


Unknown: Scott Bakula
Unknown: Dean Stockwell
Unknown: Sam Beckett
Sam Beckett: Scott Bakula
Al: Dean Stockwell
Miz Melny: Susan French
Nell: Kimberly Bailey
Clayton: Jim Ingersoll
Sheriff Blount: Royce D Applegate

: Almost Grown

The last in a series of programmes about British teenagers from the 1950s to today.
Ban the Bomb, the Vietnam War, Rock against Racism - the teenage years are a time to rebel not just against parents and school, but against the world which adults have made. It is largely young people who have kept public acts of protest alive since the 50s. In the last two decades teenagers have led the demand for greater tolerance, while black teenagers have shown a greater impatience for social justice than their parents. Series producers Sharon Goulds and Marilyn Wheatcroft


Unknown: Marilyn Wheatcroft

: Budget 1990

A statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon John Major, MP, on behalf of the Government.
(Shown at 9.30pm on BBC1)


Speaker: Rt Hon John Major, MP

: Newsnight

Jeremy Paxman with the day's top stories.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: The Late Show

Jeremy Isaacs talks to poet, critic and journalist
James Fenton , who reported the conflicts in Vietnam and Cambodia and whose poetry combines political awareness with a craftman's eye for detail.
Producers Julian Birkett and Jamie Muir


Talks: Jeremy Isaacs
Unknown: James Fenton
Producers: Julian Birkett
Producers: Jamie Muir

: Weatherview

: Budget 1990

Peter Mayne presents the speeches of the Chancellor, the Leader of the Opposition and other MPs on one of Parliament's biggest days. Editor Janine Thomason


Unknown: Peter Mayne
Editor: Janine Thomason

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