Presented by Peter Mayne. Producers Janine Thomason and Geoffrey Sumner
Programmes for schools. Some may be unsuitable for the young.
Are boys and girls expected to behave in certain ways? (R)
7: Dilly Bellingham and Mat Irvine investigate the Radio Data System. (R)
In the Arab world, plants, animals and humans have adapted to the hot, dry climate. (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Science for 5- to 7-year-olds.
The second of two programmes about the opening of the Berlin Wall. (R)
3: Changes in an English village.
Collecting things on the seashore.
The importing and exporting activity of a British textile manufacturer. (R)
The second of two programmes to help teachers develop economic awareness across the curriculum. (R)
Teachers discuss what can be learned from industrial management. (R) .
Creating music and movement for the Ramayana story. (R)
Twenty programmes to help you read, write and communicate more effectively.
17: Things that matter in writing. Presented by Chris Serle. (R)
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Arnold the Elephant is loveable - but very, very clumsy. (R)
A look at young people in the hip hop music industry. (R)
Weather followed by You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. (R)
A chance to see an edition of Advice Shop, about job protection for British workers, with sign language and subtitles.
The Basket Maker. Every basket demonstrates individual skills. Production RNTV/Faunafilm
John Thirlwell 's personal view of Trier in West Germany. Director Louise Ludlam
Executive producer Alan Dobson (R)
Including Prime Minister's Question Time.
Presented by Vivian White with commentary by Brian Curtois. Director Terry Patrick Editor John Anderson
Continued coverage of the first day of this traditional festival.
4.20 Coventry Stakes (6f). The week's top 2-year-old race.
The fashion scene is described by Jeff Banks.
Introduced by Julian Wilson.
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley and John Hanmer. (Highlights on BBC at 1 1.45pm)
First-half highlights and live coverage of the second half of West Germany v Colombia
(Group D). Plus goal action from Yugoslavia v UAE (Group D). The final set of the Group D matches. The West Germans will stay based in Milan if they top the table.
Colombia, playing in their first
World Cup finals since 1962, boast one of South America's most talented midfield stars, Carlos Valderrama.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam with Ray Wilkins and Terry Venables.
Commentary by Barry Davies.
Stan and Ollie find themselves in service for Colonel Buckshot.
Stan Laurel , Oliver Hardy Laurel and Hardy unwittingly become the guardians of the kidnapped daughter of Count
Arnheim in this delightful comic operetta.
Directors James W Home and Charles Rogers
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The classic US comedy series starring Phil Silvers.
Bilko tries to put Sergeant Ritzik off horror movies. (R)
The series in which the public can make their own programmes. Breaking the Ice. Tonight's programme presents three films celebrating music, art and poetry from north-east England. There's music from Women May, a 14-woman-strong band from
Gateshead; a visit to a 'room with a view' created by Keith Alexander and his team of 140 artists at the Tyne International Art Exhibition; and a look at Outlet, a magazine fighting back against Cleveland's reputation as a cultural desert. Producer Robin Gutch
Community programme unit editor Tony Laryea
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The Sony Walkman. Looking back at the 1980s it will be hard to miss
50 million Sony Walkmans. The machine's success is a symbol of Japan's post-war economic miracle. Why are the Japanese so good at making intricate hi-tech products? Design Classics looks at the philosophy behind modern
Japanese design to reveal roots deep in the Japanese consciousness.
Director Nicholas Rossiter
Series producer Diana Lashmore
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Tinkering with Teeth
Dear Radio Times,
Quite honestly some of us are fed up to the back boiler with the outrageous political bias in Alexei Sayle's Stuff. I refer to this week's sketch making fun of the McCarthy witch-hunts of the 50s. I am a witch and I assure you there is nothing funny about being burnt at the stake for acts of diabolic necromancy.
Mrs Norma Drizzle, Chingford
Alexei Sayle replies: 'Who gives a damn what you think?'
Featuring Alexei Sayle. With Angus Deayton, Tony Millan, Jan Ravens, Gabby Bevan, Owen Brenman, Joan Ryan and Arabella Weir. Director/Producer Marcus Mortimer (R)
In difficult times how do people cope? Ten films that observe the fortunes of those most affected by a changing Britain.
Loveless in Letchworth. Alison and Sue are best friends. Trevor has just left Sue with one child, while Alison, three weeks after failing in love with Derek, was left pregnant. Her son Ashley was born a very sick boy. Abandoned, living isn't easy, money and pleasures few, but together they make out. Producer Paul Watson
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Donald MacCormick with the day's top stories and the background on events making the news.
The distinguished American broadcaster continues a series of stimulating interviews exploring the ideas and values of the USA.
2: Dr Berry Brazelton. The 'Dr Spock of the 80s' discusses the stresses on parenthood in the modern world. 'Learning to parent is learning from mistakes. If you start out early, ready to make mistakes and to learn from them, kids can learn with you. So really parenting is made up of many, many failures.'
(Tomorrow Bill Moyers talks to environmental scientist Jessica Tuchman Mathews )
A short run of comedy monologues. Dead Good Friends starring
Jo Brand. It isn't all doom and gloom working in a mortuary. In fact Jo enjoys it so much she's even bumped off her boyfriend. Written by Jo Brand
Executive producer Michael Jackson (Tomorrow: Nine Lives)
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