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: Open University

Social Sciences:

: News

: Westminster

Yesterday's proceedings in Parliament.
Presented by Brian Curtois.


Presented By: Brian Curtois.

: Daytime on Two Lifeschool

0 Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
With beaches polluted with sewage and a nature reserve threatened by the Channel Tunnel, is the law really doing anything to protect our environment? (R)

: Mathsworks

3: The difference between perimeter and area. Presented by Adam Henderson.


Presented By: Adam Henderson.

: Who - Me?

New home, new school.

: Zig Zag

First in a three-part series about cathedrals.
The 900-year history of Lincoln Cathedral. (R)

: A-level Statistics


: Textile Studies

A look at the work of two designers who use their ideas to create fashions for children and teenagers. (R)

: Landmarks

The life of a farmer's boy 100 years ago.

: Geography Casebook

A two-part film.
1: The decline in the steel and engineering industry in the West Midlands has left a legacy of derelict buildings and unemployed people. What new purpose can be found for them? A look at the history of the Black
Country and at the work of the Wolverhampton Task Force. (R)
(Part 2 next week)

: Who - Me?

Are boys and girls expected to behave in certain ways? With in-vision subtitles for hearing-impaired children. (R)

: Job Bank

Travel and tourism.

: Links

The high street stores are so full of fashions from the Third World, but are the clothes we buy too cheap? (R)

: Inset

Infant core curriculum.

: PC Pinkerton

Slipper is very good at finding things, so when the Rev Brown 's tortoise is lost, Slipper is put to the test. Devised and written by Geoffrey Bourne-Taylor and John Murphy Edwards Music John Kelham
Producer/Director Trevor Bond (R)


Unknown: Rev Brown
Written By: Geoffrey Bourne-Taylor
Written By: John Murphy Edwards
Music: John Kelham
Director: Trevor Bond

: Animal Fair

Down on the ground with a worm's-eye view, living in the garden close to you. With Don Spencer. Musical director Jonathan Cohen
Assistant producer Anne Denehy Producer Barbara Roddam (R)


Unknown: Don Spencer.
Director: Jonathan Cohen
Producer: Anne Denehy
Producer: Barbara Roddam

: Music Time

A song about the Chinese
'guard-bird', the swan-goose, is accompanied using the five-note pentatonic scale.
Presenters: Jonathan Cohen and Helen Speirs. With the Harrow School's Youth Choir and children from
Roxeth Manor Middle School. Percussion:
Jackie Kendle.
Producer Elizabeth Bennett
( Shown on Monday at 10.18am)


Presenters: Jonathan Cohen
Presenters: Helen Speirs.
Unknown: Jackie Kendle.
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: News

Weather followed by Watch
Living with animals.

: The Historyman

In Victorian England
'drink-walking' used to create great problems, which is why Braintree in Essex built their own special lock-up to keep the town drunks on ice.
Producer Paul Cort - Wright


Producer: Paul Cort

: The Kingdom of Fun

The Metro Centre is a vast new shopping complex in the industrial dereliction of Tyneside. John Hall, its creator, is a flamboyant multi-millionaire with a personal crusade to regenerate the north east.
Hall's world is one of fantasy parks and shopping malls designed like theatre sets. It is also a world of secret deals. Producer Adam Curtis Editor Edward Mirzoeff


Producer: Adam Curtis
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: News

Weather followed by Westminster Live
Including Prime Minister's Question Time.
Presented by Vivian White. Commentator: Brian Curtois. Director Terry Patrick Editor John Anderson


Presented By: Vivian White.
Commentator: Brian Curtois.
Director: Terry Patrick
Editor: John Anderson

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: River Journeys

Germaine Greer joins a vintage wood-burning paddle steamer on its last 1,000-kilometre voyage along the Rio Sao Francisco into the arid heartland of Brazil.
Writer Germaine Greer
Director David Wallace (R)


Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Germaine Greer
Director: David Wallace

: Snap!

Photographer Charlie Waite reveals how to get the best from stunning scenery on the Isle of Skye.
Producer Fiona Pitcher


Unknown: Charlie Waite

: Horizon

Legacy of a Volcano The eruption of Mount St Helens.

: Stagecoach

Starring John Wayne, Claire Trevor

The western which brought John Wayne to stardom. Wayne plays a fugitive from justice who joins an assortment of passengers on a journey through Indian territory.
Films: pages 15-22
(Ceefax subtitles)


Director: John Ford
Ringo Kid: John Wayne
Dallas: Claire Trevor
Dr Boone: Thomas Mitchell
Hatfield: John Carradine

: Business Matters

When a small business fails, the effect can be shattering. You've lost your job, your money and maybe even your home. The idea of picking up the pieces is probably the last thing on your mind. Yet some people do just that.
Reporter: Fiona Foster.
Producer/Director Stephen Moss Series editor Brian Davies


Reporter: Fiona Foster.
Director: Stephen Moss
Editor: Brian Davies

: Yes Minister

A comedy series written by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn.
Starring Paul Eddington Nigel Hawthorne
Jim Hacker , under pressure from every direction, manages to find a solution, despite Sir Humphrey's help.
Designer Dacre Punt
Producer Peter Whitmore (R)


Written By: Antony Jay
Written By: Jonathan Lynn.
Unknown: Paul Eddington
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Jim Hacker
Producer: Peter Whitmore
Jim Hacker, MP: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard: Derek Fowlds
Joan Littler, MP: Brenda Blethyn
Sir Wally McFarland: Freddie Earlie
Prof Henderson: Jerome Willis
Protestor: Sheila Fay
Lord Crichton: Geoffrey Toone
Lady Crichton: Maureen Stevens
Reporter: Lindy Alexander
Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: On the Line

Sue Mott and Ray Stubbs present stories from the world of sport.
The television moguls talk about their contractual relationship with Britain's leading football clubs. And as table tennis's World Team
Cup begins in Japan, a report on the simmering row over the selection of a Chinese star for England. Director John Rooney Editor David Taylor BBC North


Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Director: John Rooney
Editor: David Taylor


Pollution, CFCs, Amazonian rainforests and how to make a handy firelighter from two matches and a dead seagull. KYTV's team of experts turn the microscopes on environmental issues.
Writers Angus Deayton and Geoffrey Perkins Music Philip Pope Director John Kilby Producer Jamie Rix


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Geoffrey Perkins
Music: Philip Pope
Director: John Kilby
Producer: Jamie Rix
Anna Daptor: Helen Atkinson Wood
Mike Flex: Geoffrey Perkins
Mike Channel: Angus Deayton
Martin Brown: Michael Fenton Stevens
David Arke: Philip Pope

: Under the Sun

First in a trilogy of films about the Brazilian Amazon.
The Mehinaku, one of several
Indian groups living in the Xingu National Park, have evolved elaborate rituals to help them keep the peace. Wrestling matches and mock arrow duels help release tensions, while shared feasting ensures contented neighbours.
How long can this idyllic way of life survive?
Producer John-Paul Davidson Series editor Chris Curling BBC South and East


Producer: John-Paul Davidson

: 10x10

Original television programmes by new directors.
Look for the Moon
A drunk and disorderly dance-drama featuring the remarkable talent of Frank McConnell. This Glaswegian tale of a man obsessed takes us beyond closing time into the realm of nightmare. Series producer Colin Rose Director Bill Kirkwood BBC Bristol


Unknown: Frank McConnell.
Director: Bill Kirkwood

: Newsnight

With Donald MacCormick.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick.

: The Late Show

What's up in the arts and media.
Producer Janice Hadlow Editor Roland Keating


Producer: Janice Hadlow
Editor: Roland Keating

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook

A preview of this weekend's Open University programmes.
Producer Jean Rowton


Producer: Jean Rowton

: Open University

Health and Disease: Life before Birth
The developement of the foetus in the womb takes nine months. This programme examines that miraculous process.
Producer Victor Lockwood


Producer: Victor Lockwood

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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