Abortion - Whose Decision
Presenter: Peter Mayne. Producers Janine Thomason and Geoffrey Sumner
Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
Our bodies all have a potential for sport and to be fully fit. (R)
Dental surgery assistant. (R)
1: An introduction to ancient
Egypt and part one of the story of Moses. (R)
A German language series. 3: Buying a ticket to the cinema; asking for help. (R)
The meaning of profit sharing and how it works. (R)
Series for 4- and 5-year-olds. (R)
The five-note pentatonic scale.
(Details Thursday at 1.40pm)
3: The portrait.
Paul Coia and Sheelagh Gilbey go behind the scenes to learn about Spitting Image caricatures and Elizabethan Pouncing. The children of Hounslow Town
Primary School demonstrate their portrait painting skills in the studio. Producer Tom Stanier
How do people spend their money, and what factors influence their decisions? (R)
Series of problems for
10- to 12-year-olds. Today, designing a package which is strong, simple to make and attractive, all from minimum materials.
(Possible solutions are outlined on Friday at 11.40am) (R)
Creative use of the computer in the classroom. Today's problem: how to create a database of school trips. (R)
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Science for 5- to 7-year-olds. (R)
Some aspects of the history of the Third World, (R)
3: The difference between perimeter and area.
Presenter: Adam Henderson.
1: Different ways of learning to spell.
(First shoum on BBC1)
Author Francis Hitching gives his personal view of the current theories of evolution. (R)
Why is Green Claws down in the dumps?
With Nick Mercer and Stella Goodier. Script Ursula Jones
Claws family stories Sonya Dann Illustrations Jane Gedye Director Adrian Mills
Producer Christine Hewitt (R)
Milking the cows, weeding the fields, ploughing, threshing and spreading manure: an evocation of the life of a farmer's boy 100 years ago. (R)
Weather followed by Words and Pictures
Winnie the Witch
Nutmeg the cat has her picture painted for a mural in a hospital. Stuart Bradley tells the story of Winnie, who gets fed up with her black house.
Puppeteer: Mary Edwards. Series producer Caroline Godley
Presented by Thora Hird.
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In Sunderland, on industrial Wearside, John Grundy finds classical architecture among the shipyard cranes and relishes one of the greatest churches of the 20th century.
Presenter: John Grundy. Director Paul Paxton
Producer Roger Burgess (R)
Weather followed by The Last Place on Earth
In the Tibetan kingdom of Zanskar there is no word for technology. To them, machines were invented to grind corn or to make incense - not to make money. Yet the technology could greatly improve their daily lives.
Presented by Michel Peissel. Producer Peter Montagnon (R)
Regional News and Weather
Eric Morecambe narrates this film about his wildlife artist friend
Producer Jennifer Jeremy (R)
San Marino Grand Prix Highlights from the third
Grand Prix of the Formula 1 season.
John Wayne Robert Ryan
Second World War,
Guadalcanal: while the US
Marine Corps fighter pilots defy the Japanese in spectacular air battles, their tough, unyielding Squadron Commander Dan Kirby is deeply resented by his men. Even his executive officer
Griff opposes his dictatorial methods.
Director Nicholas Ray
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You could say the Equals were the two-tone band. Three blacks, two whites and Eddy Grant 's famous blond wig. From Goldilocks to dreadlocks, from Viva Bobby Joe to Give Me Hope Jo'Anna, Grant has come a long way. He was born in Guyana, brought up in London and now enjoys a paradise lifestyle in Barbados. Times have often been tough, but his talent and fierce independence have earned him his place in the sun as well as total artistic freedom. His musical style cannot be categorised, drawing as it does on rock, reggae and pop influences to name but a few.
Producer/Director Maureen White Executive producer
Janet Street-Porter (R)
Take 5,000 assorted
Volkswagens, 25,000 people, add sunshine and alcohol to taste, mix for 48 hours and stir in a Santa Pod raceway. Producer/Director Paul Watson
Watson-Jameson films for BBCtv (R)
Last in a series of six programmes.
Time for some familiar
Italian food cliches - espresso coffee, spaghetti and pizza, all from La Bella Napoli, capital of Campania. But there's nothing cliched about the myriad lamb specialities of Abruzzi or its maccheroni alla chittara with pig jowl sauce.
Nothing, however, proves the individuality of Italy's regional cuisines more than the food of Sardinia.
Valentina Harris freely admits her lack of familiarity with spit-roasted wild boar, kid and cow's innards. But it doesn't stop the Sardinian shepherds having their little joke ...
Production assistant Diane Hadley Producer Clare Brigstocke
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Legacy of a Volcano On 18 May 1980, the eruption of Mt St Helens in the USA devastated
500 square kilometres of forest land.
Ten years on, brand new rock has grown to the height of skyscrapers; prehistoric bacteria have emerged from within it, and life has made an astonishing return to the new world of blasted trees, pumice, mud-flows and ash. Writer/Producer John Lynch Series editor Robin Brightwell
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Roger Corman - director, producer and discoverer of Jack Nicholson - talks about life, death and the horrors of cheap movie-making as he introduces a season of chillers based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
The Fall of the House of Usher
Madeline is the last female representative of the House of Usher, a family cursed by hereditary madness. She is about to marry the unsuspecting
Philip Winthrop , who is unaware that her disturbed brother
Roderick has decided that the tainted blood of the Ushers must be destroyed for ever.
Producer/Director Roger Corman Television presentation Mark Deitch
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Jeremy Paxman presents the day's top stories.
Reporters: David Coss Olenka Frenkiel
Anthony Howard Peter Kellner
Mark Urban and Charles Wheeler. Editor Tim Gardam
Deputy editors Keith Bowers and Eamonn Matthews
The arts and media - live. Producer John Bush
Executive producer Kevin Loader
Bernard Williams presents a critical paper on utilitarianism. The paper will be discussed in next week's programme. Producer Nick Levinson (R)