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: Open University

Public Place and Private

: News

: Westminster

Presented by Brian Curtois.


Presented By: Brian Curtois.

: Daytime on Two Spelling It Out

Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
2: Common spelling problems.

: Media File

Producers talk about their aims in making different types of documentary film. (R)

: A-level Economics

How do managers in an NHS health authority and in a large private hospital approach health care? Producer Edward Hayward


Producer: Edward Hayward

: Thinkabout

Science for 5- to 7-year olds.

: Why? Because

An introduction to the world of beliefs. (R)

: Update USA

Farmers are feeling the pinch as changes in US farm financing take their toll. (R)

: Watch

Living with animals. Today: dogs. Presenters:
Louise Hall-Taylor and Tony Neilson.
Story by Kathleen Arnott. Poem by John Kitching. Producer Sheila Fraser
Series producer Julia Drum


Unknown: Louise Hall-Taylor
Unknown: Tony Neilson.
Story By: Kathleen Arnott.
Unknown: John Kitching.
Producer: Sheila Fraser

: Who - Me?

Eleven-year-old Ross moves from Edinburgh to Milton Keynes. (R)


Unknown: Milton Keynes.

: Getting to Grips with Racism

How the representation of black people in the media reinforces racist ideas.
Presenter: Terry Baddoo. (R)


Presenter: Terry Baddoo.

: Update Europe

The city of Charleroi in Belgium is struggling to rebuild its economy. (R)

: Art Work

The work of the interior designer. (R)

: Living Decisions

Various ways in which people spend their money.

: Business Matters

Stress costs British industry an estimated four billion pounds a year.

: The Adventures of Spot

Spot goes to the circus. Told by Paul Nicholas. Cartoon by Eric Hill
Animation Leo Beltoft
Producer Clive Juster (R)


Told By: Paul Nicholas.
Unknown: Eric Hill
Unknown: Leo Beltoft
Producer: Clive Juster

: What's Inside

With Floella Benjamin. Illustrations Lisa Kopper
Musical director Richard Brown Producer Sheila Fraser Executive producer Cynthia Felgate (R)


Unknown: Floella Benjamin.
Unknown: Lisa Kopper
Director: Richard Brown
Producer: Sheila Fraser
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: A-level Statistics

Exactly what factors cause a queue to form? (R)

: News

Weather followed by You and Me
For 4- and 5-year-olds. (R)

: Sign Extra

: Made by Man

Paper, leather, parchment, wood and metal are the bookbinder's materials. (R)

: The Travel Show Traveller

John Thirlwell 's view of the Greek island of Kos.


Unknown: John Thirlwell

: News

Weather followed by Westminster Live
Including Prime Minister's Question Time.
Presenter: Vivian White.
Commentator Brian Curtois.


Presenter: Vivian White.
Commentator: Brian Curtois.

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Starsky and Hutch

Paul Michael Glaser
David Soul
When Hutch is wounded on a burglary bust, Starsky is assigned a new partner. (R)


Unknown: Paul Michael Glaser
Starsky: Paul Michael Glaser
Hutch: David Soul
Capt Dobey: Bernie Hamilton

: Notes in the Margin

Personal film essays about the last decade.
Rosalind Coward asks whether in the green 1980s nature became the basis of a new morality.
Series producer Sam Organ BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Rosalind Coward

: Gardeners' World

The first of two reports on gardening in a confined space.
0 INFO-LINE: [number removed] (calls cost 25p per minute off-peak and 38p per minute at all other times)
0 GARDENING: page 87 7

: Bachelor Knight

Starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy.

Bored with the callow youths that surround her, 17-year-old Susie sets her sights on attractive older man Richard Nugent.
Unfortunately Richard is more interested in Susie's sister - who also happens to be the judge trying his case.
Films: pages 15-22


Director: Irving Reis
Richard: Cary Grant
Margaret: Myrna Loy
Susie: Shirley Temple

: Bilko

The classic comedy starring Phil Silvers
Sgt Bilko meets his match in J J Covington.


Unknown: Phil Silvers
Unknown: Sgt Bilko

: Open Space

The series in which the public can make programmes under their own editorial control.
Payment Is Overdue
Retirement in this country is equated with becoming poor. We are so conditioned to that, that no fundamental challenge has been made to that proposition - until now.
Harry Clarke and Jim Bames of the newly-formed Pensioners Rights
Campaign examine the ageist attitudes of our society and argue for a wage for retirement.
Producer Rosemarie Padvaiskas Community programme unit editor Tony Laryea
0 WRITE TO: Open Space. BBC Television Centre, London
W12 BQT if you would like to suggest ideas for a programme.


Unknown: Harry Clarke
Unknown: Jim Bames
Producer: Rosemarie Padvaiskas
Editor: Tony Laryea

: Top Gear

William Woollard reports from the Veteran Car Club's diamond jubilee rally at Stratford-upon-Avon.
Chris Goffey assesses the new versions of the Rover
Metro and Fiat Uno.
Jeremy Clarkson investigates the falsification of mileage on second-hand cars, and why this multi-million-pound fraud isn't taken seriously enough. Tiff Needell tries his hand at rallying behind the wheel of the Mitsubishi Galant that won last year's Lombard RAC Rally, with expert tuition from winning driver Pentti Airikkala. Producer Ken Pollock Editor Tom Ross BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Chris Goffey
Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Tiff Needell
Unknown: Pentti Airikkala.
Producer: Ken Pollock
Editor: Tom Ross

: Tygo Road

A comedy series written by Richard Cottan and Christopher Douglas. Adam Hartley , the new administrator of the Tygo Road Community Centre, has accidentally invited two people to open the same exhibition - a fashionable lady novelist and the leader of the council.
Producer Andre Ptaszynski Director Bob Spiers
A Pola Jones Film production for BBCtv


Written By: Richard Cottan
Written By: Christopher Douglas.
Unknown: Adam Hartley
Producer: Andre Ptaszynski
Director: Bob Spiers
Adam: Kevin McNally
Kate: Isobel Black
Leo: Steven O'Donnell
Gary: Vas Blackwood
Lionel: Gordon Gostelow
Spinnij: Bill Bailey
Val: Leila Bertrand
Selina: Alisa Bosschaert
Tim: Nick Stringer
Rog: Cyril Appleton
Van driver: Timothy Block
Bridget O'Casey: Sheila Reid
Jimmy: Fred Bryant
John: Richard Huw
Zenna: Lisa Jacobs
Teresa: Rosie Timpson

: Present Imperfect

Ten films that observe the lives and fortunes of those most affected by a changing Britain.
1: For better, for worse.
When Jackie married Figgy he had what she wanted - a sense of humour and a job. He also had three kids to add to her five, and was a drug abuser, a mental patient and an alcoholic.
Executive producer Paul Watson Producer Jeff Perks BBC Elstree


Producer: Paul Watson

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: The Late Show

Mark Wigglesworth and Odaline de la Martinez , and critic Edward Vulliamy discuss recordings of Beethoven's Symphony No 9.
Presenter: Sarah Dunant. Producer Anthony Lee


Conductors: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductors: Odaline de la Martinez
Unknown: Edward Vulliamy
Presenter: Sarah Dunant.
Producer: Anthony Lee

: Weatherview

: Open University

How do groups arrive at management decisions? Producer Nick Brenton


Producer: Nick Brenton

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