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: Open University

Maths: Miles of Aisles

: News

: Westminster

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


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

: Daytime on Two Diez Temas

0 Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
Beginner's Spanish.
City or village life in Spain - which is better? Carlos helps in his father's farm and ham factory, Anna-Isabel enjoys country walks. (R)

: Lifeschool

Getting into Television The television and film industries are often seen as glamorous and exciting. But there are no hard and fast rules about how young people achieve their career goals. Some people start as secretaries or assistant floor managers and a few people eventually become researchers or producers. Researcher Jacqui Doughty Producer Sonia Palmer


Unknown: Jacqui Doughty
Producer: Sonia Palmer

: You and Me

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Dibs cannot be sure if
Cosmo can read or not. (R)

: Music Time

The children create their own musical art gallery, performing songs and music to go with the pictures.
Presenters: Jonathan Cohen and Helen Speirs with children from
Ridge Primary School. Music teacher: Margaret Price.


Presenter: Jonathan Cohen
Presenter: Helen Speirs
Director: Andrea Christodoulou
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: Questions

In the final programme of the series on faith and belief, Timmy Mallett and Anjuu Misra tell the story of Jackie and Her Secret Box. Why did Jackie believe there was something there when her brother didn't? Could children be persuaded to believe that Timmy had been smuggled into their playground? What can you see in an optical illusion?
Assistant producer Mike Dick
Producer John Forrest


Presenter: Timmy Mallett
Presenter: Anjuu Misra
Assistant Producer: Mike Dick
Producer: John Forrest

: Zig Zag

Paul Coia finds out about one of Canada's most interesting animals, the beaver. (R)

: Techno

10: Dilly Bellingham visits Tokyo to investigate a system that produces piped sunshine for rooms without windows. Mat Irvine, Peter Martin from the WWF and Dilly challenge you to design a system to help solve environmental problems. Prototype this week explores the world of sculpting and modelling. Assistant producer Mat Irvine Series producer Robin Mudge


Unknown: Peter Martin
Producer: Mat Irvine
Producer: Robin Mudge

: Into Music

Music and Actions
The children work out actions to go with their music which represents a threatening inner-city atmosphere.
With children from Glebe
First and Middle School. (R)

: Thinkabout

Science for 5- to 7-year-olds. Watch baby ducklings hatching out of their shells. (R)

: History File

Twentieth-Century History Why did Japanese planes bomb the United States fleet at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941? (R)

: Issues

Embryo Research
Do the possible benefits for future generations justify experimentation on human embryos?
Presenter: Rob Curling. Producer David Meldrum (R)


Producer: David Meldrum

: Science in Action

This week's programme explores some alternative energy sources. (R)

: Green Claws

Green Claws shows why he's such a brilliant gardener.
With Nick Mercer and Stella Goodier.
Claws family stories Sonya Dann Illustrations Jane Gedye Script Ursula Jones
Producer Christine Hewitt (R)


Unknown: Nick Mercer
Unknown: Stella Goodier.
Unknown: Sonya Dann
Unknown: Illustrations Jane Gedye
Script: Ursula Jones
Producer: Christine Hewitt

: Landmarks

All About Food
6: A medieval peasant's cottage, a Tudor dinner and a day in the life of a kitchen maid in 1900. Producer Pat Farrington (R)


Producer: Pat Farrington

: News

Weather followed by Words and Pictures
Stuart and Nutmeg the cat see lots of animals on their visit to a farm park, including a red hen like the one in today's story, The Little Red Hen.
Presenter: Stuart Bradley. Puppeteer: Mary Edwards. Producer Caroline Godley


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

: Songs of Praise

For Mothering Sunday, from Middlesbrough.

: Behind the Screen

Bestselling author
Jeffrey Archer helps Neil Mullarkey with his investigations into the new four-part drama series Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less, which started yesterday on BBC Producer Jeanine Josman
0 COVER STORY: page 4


Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Unknown: Neil Mullarkey
Producer: Jeanine Josman

: News

Weather followed by Morecambe and Wise
Two weeks of rehearsal before the recording of a Morecambe and Wise programme almost 40 years ago. Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise became Britain's best-known and loved comedians:
Producer John Ammonds , writer Eddie Braben and the partners themselves talk about the skill and hard work of comedy.
Producer Ronald Smedley


Unknown: Eric Morecambe
Unknown: Ernie Wise
Producer: John Ammonds
Unknown: Eddie Braben
Producer: Ronald Smedley

: Grand Prix

Highlights of the Brazilian
Grand Prix from Sao Paulo.

: Plunder

Harriet Harman , Labour MP for Peckham, is invited by Emma Freud to plunder the BBC television and film archives and talk about her choice of clips.
Producer/Director Phil Chilvers


Unknown: Harriet Harman
Unknown: Emma Freud
Director: Phil Chilvers

: The Travel Show UK Mini Guides

A series of suggestions for a day trip, a weekend break or something a little longer.
Roger Wilkes on what to see, where to go and what to do in Ross-on-Wye and the neighbouring stretch of the Wye Valley.
Executive producer Alan Dobson BBC North West
INFORMATION: send an sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Roger Wilkes
Producer: Alan Dobson

: The UNCLE Movies: The Spy with My Face

Starring Robert Vaughn David McCallum
To gain access to the ultimate secret weapon, evil renegades THRUSH turn one of their agents into Napoleon Solo 's exact double - and plunge the world into deadly peril.
Screenplay by Clyde Ware Director John Newland
* FILMS: pages 18-21


Unknown: Robert Vaughn
Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Napoleon Solo
Unknown: Clyde Ware
Director: John Newland
Napoleon Solo: Robert Vaughn
Serena: Senta Berger
Illya Kuryakin: David McCallum
Alexander Waverly: Leo G Carroll
Darius Two: Michael Evans
Sandy Wister: Sharon Farrell
Arsene Coria: Fabrizio Mioni
Kill Killridge: Donald Harron
Namana: Bill Gunn
Director: Paula Raymond
Nina: Donna Michelle
Doctor: Harold Gould

: DEF II New Music from Ireland

Three programmes featuring live footage, videos and interviews from the best new bands on the Irish scene.
1: The Adventures, A House, the Stunning, Amanda Elle and Energy Orchard. Producer Bill Hughes
A Radius Television production


Unknown: Amanda Elle
Producer: Bill Hughes

: Scene

Bunking off, playing hookey, skiving, truanting - a variety of expressions for one social problem. Why do some pupils stay away from school? Attenders and non-attenders give their views. Series producer Roger Tonge Producer Julie Callanan


Producer: Roger Tonge
Producer: Julie Callanan

: Animation Now

A poem set to music with dreamlike images.
Narrated by Ian Holm.


Unknown: Ian Holm.

: Young Musician of the Year 1990

Tonight ten pianists from
England and Wales compete in the first semi-final.
Deciding their fate are the pianists Ronan O'Hora ,
Julius Drake and Margaret Fingerhut , together with resident jurors
Alun Hoddinott and Edward Gregson.
Humphrey Burton sets the scene and Mervyn Williams meets the performers at their schools and homes.
Executive producer Roy Tipping Producer Ron Isted
(Wind semi-final tomorrow at 7.20pm)


Pianists: Ronan O'Hora
Pianists: Julius Drake
Pianists: Margaret Fingerhut
Unknown: Alun Hoddinott
Unknown: Edward Gregson.
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Producer: Ron Isted

: Horizon

Cold Fusion
One year ago the world was told the power of the sun could be created in a test tube.
Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons announced cold fusion not, as would be usual, in the pages of a learned journal, but at a press conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The possibility of an inexhaustible clean energy source became a media event, with scientists taking their data from the television news.
What happened to science in Utah on that day? Horizon reflects on the tragicomedy of cold fusion with Martin Fleischmann and scientists in America and England who tried it for themselves. Writer/Producer James Burge Editor Robin Brightwell
< TRANSCRIPT: send a cheque for £1-75, payable to BSS. to [address removed]


Unknown: Martin Fleischmann
Unknown: Stanley Pons
Unknown: Martin Fleischmann
Producer: James Burge
Editor: Robin Brightwell

: American Tales: Manhattan

Woody Allen Diane Keaton
'Chapter one. He adored
New York City, he idolised it all out of proportion ... to him, this was still a town that existed in black and white and pulsated to the great tunes of George Gershwin. ...'Television comedy writer Isaac Davis is discontented with his job and unsure about his
17-year-old girlfriend Tracy. He learns that his ex-wife, skilfully portrayed by Meryl Streep , is about to publish an expose of their less than happy marriage.
Screenplay by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman Director Woody Allen
● BARRY NORMAN : page 18


Unknown: Woody Allen
Unknown: Diane Keaton
Unknown: George Gershwin.
Unknown: Isaac Davis
Unknown: Meryl Streep
Unknown: Woody Allen
Unknown: Marshall Brickman
Director: Woody Allen
Unknown: Barry Norman
Isaac Davis: Woody Allen
Mary Wilke: Diane Keaton
Jill: Meryl Streep
Tracy: Mariel Hemingway
Yale: Michael Murphy
Emily: Anne Byrne
Connie: Karen Ludwig
Dennis: Michael O'Donoghue
Party guests: Victor Truro
Party guests: Tisa Farrow
Party guests: Helen Hanft
Guest of honour: Bela Abzug

: Newsnight

With Donald MacCormick.
Reporters: David Coss , Olenka Frenkiel ,
Peter Kellner , Wesley Kerr , Peter Marshall ,
Julian O'Halloran , David Sells , Francine Stock , Janet Trewin and Charles Wheeler.
Deputy editors Keith Bowers and Eamonn Matthews Editor Tim Gardam


Unknown: Donald MacCormick.
Reporters: David Coss
Reporters: Olenka Frenkiel
Unknown: Peter Kellner
Unknown: Wesley Kerr
Unknown: Peter Marshall
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Janet Trewin
Unknown: Charles Wheeler.
Editors: Keith Bowers
Editors: Eamonn Matthews
Editor: Tim Gardam

: The Late Show

The live programme of the arts and media.
Producer Janice Hadlow Executive producer Kevin Loader


Producer: Janice Hadlow
Producer: Kevin Loader

: Weatherview

: Open University

Arts Foundation Course
What is the difference between noise and music?
Trevor Herbert and Professor Charles Taylor investigate.
Producer Tony Coe


Unknown: Trevor Herbert
Unknown: Professor Charles Taylor
Producer: Tony Coe

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