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: Open University

King Frederick and Voltaire

: News

: Westminster

Presenter: Brian Curtois. Producers Janine Thomason and Geoffrey Sumner


Presenter: Brian Curtois.
Producers: Janine Thomason
Producers: Geoffrey Sumner

: Daytime on Two Sports-Science

* Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
How to balance your energy supply with your output. (R)

: Job Bank

Jobs in forestry work and nature conservation. (R)

: Watch

2: The story of Moses when he was up in the Pharaoh's court. (R)

: Mach's Gut

A German language series. 4: Introductions, birthday celebrations, good luck and get well wishes. (R)

: Lifeschool

Three enterprising young people each start their own business. (R)

: You and Me

Series for 4- and 5-year-olds. (R)

: Music Time

The nightingale and the mechanical bird try to perform a duet, without much success.
Presenters: Jonathan Cohen and Helen Speirs with Dave Roach (electronic and wind instrument) and children from
Roxeth Manor Middle School. Director Fiona Seatter
Producer Elizabeth Bennett


Presenters: Jonathan Cohen
Presenters: Helen Speirs
Unknown: Dave Roach
Unknown: Roxeth Manor Middle School.
Director: Fiona Seatter
Producer: Elizabeth Bennett

: Job Bank

Council employees.
(Details Thursday at 12.03pm) (R)

: Zig Zag

The English Channel.
Sheelagh Gilbey tells the story of the Channel; how it has protected us from invasion and how it has shaped our national character.
Producer Tom Stanier (R)


Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey

: Living Decisions

Four families discuss how technology affects their lives. (R)
11.40am Mindstretchers
A series of problems for 10- to 12-year-olds.
Feroza Syal explains how to plan a bypass. (R)

: Daytime on Two: Micro Mindstretchers

Creative use of the computer in the classroom. Today: how to use a microcomputer and spreadsheet to analyse the results of an experiment (R)

: Save a Life

If someone's heart suddenly stopped beating, would you know what to do? (R)

: Thinkabout

Science for 5- to 7-year-olds. (R)

: History File

A look at the issues which nearly brought the Soviet Union and the USA into full-scale war. (R)

: Mathsworks

4: Place value and large numbers.

: Spelling It Out

3: How to tackle English words which are Latin based. (First shoum on BBC1)

: A-level Biology

Author Francis Hitching examines the implications of new research in genetics. (R)


Unknown: Francis Hitching

: Green Claws

There's a bit of a freeze up in the greenhouse today, so Green Claws puts his hot toast plan into action.
Claws family stories Sonya Dann Script Ursula Jones
Musical directors Jonathan Cohen and Simon Mayor
Illustrations Jane Gedye
Producer Christine Hewitt (R)


Directors: Jonathan Cohen
Directors: Simon Mayor
Unknown: Illustrations Jane Gedye
Producer: Christine Hewitt

: Landmarks

What was it like to go to school 100 years ago? Staff and pupils from
Ludlow Middle School in Southampton travel back in time to find out. (R)

: News

Weather followed by Words and Pictures
The Trouble with Gran Stuart and Nutmeg the cat talk to a granny about life when she was young. The story is about a different sort of gran - an alien.
Presenter: Stuart Bradley. Puppeteer: Mary Edwards. Series producer Caroline Godley


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

: Praise Be!

Presented by Thora Hird.
(Shoum yesterday at 6.40pm BBC1)


Presented By: Thora Hird.

: Flying Birds

A film without words showing David and Katie Urry 's superb photography. It captures all the beauty of the birds as they hover, swoop, soar and glide through the skies. An RSPB film


Unknown: Katie Urry

: News

Weather followed by The Last Place on Earth Karsha , in the Kingdom of Zanskar, is one of the last of the great Tibetan monasteries. The monks live by rules laid down by their founder, the Buddha, more than 2,500 years ago.
Presented by Michel Peissel. Film editor Peter Symes
Producer Peter Montagnon (R)


Unknown: Earth Karsha
Presented By: Michel Peissel.
Editor: Peter Symes
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: So Great a Lover

Rupert Brooke personifies the sacrifice of youth in the First World War. In this requiem for a poet and his period, writer and presenter Ronald Fletcher reveals some little-known facts about a fascinating man.
Brooke.... John Moulder-Brown Film editor Ian Brown
Producer Douglas Salmon BBC East (R)


Unknown: Rupert Brooke
Presenter: Ronald Fletcher
Unknown: John Moulder-Brown
Editor: Ian Brown

: Certain Observations

Novelist Fay Weldon reflects on women, men and the status quo.
Editor Derek Catterall
Producer Caroline Maynard BBC West (R)


Unknown: Fay Weldon
Editor: Derek Catterall
Producer: Caroline Maynard

: Bringing Up Baby

Cary Grant
Katharine Hepburn
When mild-mannered anthropologist
David Huxley meets madcap heiress Susan Vance and her pet leopard Baby, his well ordered life is turned upside-down, inside-out and knocked sideways.
Director Howard Hawks
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 17


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: David Huxley
Unknown: Susan Vance
Unknown: Barry Norman
David Huxley: Cary Grant
Susan Vance: Katharine Hepburn
Aunt Elizabeth: May Robson

: DEFII U2: Lovetown

Featuring highlights of U2's Sydney shows.
Producer Michelle Bennett
Director Richard Lowenstein
An RML production for BBCtv (R)


Producer: Michelle Bennett
Director: Richard Lowenstein

: Yol Surfs Up

Surfs up at California's biggest surfing event - the Pepsi/O'Neill Coldwater Challenge 1990.
Producer/Director Paul Watson
A Watson/Jameson production for BBCtv


Director: Paul Watson

: Fruity Passions

In the Somerset village of Nunney there lives a woman with a very fruity passion.
In the next six programmes, cook and baker Margaret Vaughan shares her joy of hedgerow fruits and shows us a year in the life of her wonderful country wines. Her passion for the countryside is baked into her bread, cooked into her country dishes and bottled into her wines.
Dandelion time marks the start of the wine-making calendar, and in the first programme Vaughan's crusade begins with a wine festival, a visit to a thriving country winery and an easy lesson in how to make your. first wine.
Picture editor Chris Waring Producer Andy Kemp
0 FOOD: page 77


Unknown: Margaret Vaughan
Editor: Chris Waring
Producer: Andy Kemp

: Horizon

The Child Mothers
Sarah (British) is pregnant at 14. Maideline (Cuban) is pregnant at 15. Niki
(American) is expecting her second child at 17 and Christianne (Ghanaian) is married with a baby in her mid-teens.
In some cultures, early pregnancy is encouraged; in others it is so unacceptable that a teenager might choose a dangerous abortion rather than admit pregnancy.
Horizon explores the real medical and social effects of teenage motherhood around the world.
Caroline van den Brul
Editor Robin Brightwell
0 INFORMATION: for a transcript, please send a cheque for £1.75, payable to BSS, to [address removed].


Unknown: Caroline van Den Brul
Editor: Robin Brightwell

: The Curse of Corman

How to make a Roger Corman movie - according to the director himself.
The Pit and the Pendulum
Vincent Price
Barbara Stelle
Sixteenth-century Spain: young English aristocrat
Francis Barnard arrives at a mysterious castle to investigate the death of his sister Elizabeth. Greeted strangely by her husband
Nicholas Medina , Francis is shocked by his explanation that Elizabeth died of shock in the castle's terrifying torture chamber.
Based on Edgar Allan Poe 's story Television presentation Mark Deitch
W FILMS: pages 17-20


Unknown: Roger Corman
Unknown: Vincent Price
Unknown: Barbara Stelle
Unknown: Francis Barnard
Unknown: Nicholas Medina
Unknown: Edgar Allan Poe
Unknown: Mark Deitch
Nicholas Medina: Vincent Price
Elizabeth: Barbara Stelle
Francis Barnard: John Kerr
Catherine: Luana Anders
Dr Charles Leon: Anthony Carbone
Maximillian: Patrick Westwood
Maria: Lynnebernay
Nicholas (child): Larry Turner
Isabella: Mary Menzies
Bartolome: Charles Victor

: Newsnight

Peter Snow with the day's top stories and the background to them.

: The Late Show

The live programme of the arts and media reports on people, issues and performances.
Producer Jamie Muir
Executive producer Kevin Loader


Producer: Jamie Muir
Producer: Kevin Loader

: Weatherview

: Open University

Arts Foundation Course
Janet Radcliffe Richards takes a philosophical look at Crime and Punishment. Producer Betty Talks


Unknown: Radcliffe Richards

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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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