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: Open University

6.45 Genetics: Patterns of Inheritance 7.10 Bath in the 18th Century

: News

: Westminster

A roundup of yesterday's parliamentary business.

: Daytime on Two

Schools' half-term repeats.

8.30 Zig Zag

8.50 Watch

9.05 La Maree et ses secrets

9.20 Stop and Think

9.40 Mathsphere

10.00 Storytime

10.18 Music Time

10.40 Job Bank

11.00 Zig Zag

11.22 Thinkabout Science

11.35 Good Sport

11.55 Diez Temas

12.15 History File

12.35 Lifeschool

1.00 Science in Action

1.20 Greenclaws

1.40 Landmarks

2.00 News and Weather
followed by Storytime

: Bowls

The Midland Bank World
Indoor Championships from the Guildhall,
Preston. Presented by Dougie Donnelly.

Contributors

Presented By: Dougie Donnelly.

: Behind the Screen

David Vickery previews
Naked Hollywood, starting next Sunday on BBC2.

Contributors

Unknown: David Vickery

: News

Weather followed by Bowls
The afternoon's play.
Including at
3.50pm News; Weather Regional News

: Brothers in Law

Starring
Ian Carmichael
Richard Attenborough Absurd difficulties crop up for newly-qualified barrister Roger Thursby , apprenticed to the eccentric Kendall Grimes.
Director Roy Boulting
• FILMS: pages 30-36

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Roger Thursby
Unknown: Kendall Grimes.
Director: Roy Boulting
Roger Thursby: Ian Carmichael
Henry Marshall: Richard Attenborough
Alfred: Green Terry-Thomas
Kendall Grimes: Miles Malleson
Sally Smith: Jill Adams
Alec Blair: Eric Barker
Mrs Potter: Irene Handl
Judge Ryman: John Le Mesurier
Charles Poole: Nicholas Parsons
Mrs Newent: Olive Sloane
Judge Lawson: Kynaston Reeves

: DEF II The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Comedy about a street-wise homeboy from Philadelphia.
Mistaken Identity. Carlton and Will go cruising down to Palm Springs. The local cops, suspecting they're car thieves, arrest them but, as always,
Will gets them out of trouble.
6.55pm Snub
The best of new bands.
Producers Peter Fowler , Brenda Kelly A Snub production for BBCtv

Contributors

Producers: Peter Fowler
Producers: Brenda Kelly
Will Smith: Will Smith
Philip Banks: James Avery
Vivian Banks: Janet Hubert
Hilary Banks: Karyn Parsons
Carlton Banks: Alfonso Ribeiro
Ashley Banks: Tatyana M Ali
Geoffrey: Joseph Marcell

: Animation Now

Carnival. Stylish animation from UK director Susan Young. (R)

Contributors

Director: Susan Young.

: Choir of the Year

Second semi-final. Only three places are left in the final of the Sainsbury's Choir of the Year competition. How do choirs get through? An adjudication session provides some answers and Howard
Goodall finds more.
Director Micheal Jacob
Producer Hilary Boulding (The final is next Sunday)

Contributors

Director: Micheal Jacob
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: Horizon The Day the Earth Melted

Sixty-five million years ago, on the west coast of present-day India, the earth's crust cracked open. A series of volcanic eruptions, thousands of times bigger than anything mankind has ever witnessed, created the spectacular landscape seen there today. The effects were felt around the globe and may have driven the dinosaurs to extinction.
Why does the earth suffer outbursts of volcanic activity? Horizon relates the 20-year search which has led to a new theory explaining how the earth's crust was built.
Written and produced by David Sington Editor Jana Bennett
PICTURE STORY: page 52 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Produced By: David Sington
Editor: Jana Bennett

: Starlight Hotel

First showing on network television.
Starring Greer Robson
Peter Phelps , 1932: rebellious New Zealandteenager Kate Marshall runs away in order to find her absent father. On the road, she teams up with another
'fugitive', Patrick, who is on the run from his past, and from the police.
Director Sam Pillsbury 0 FILMS: pages 30-36 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Greer Robson
Unknown: Peter Phelps
Unknown: Kate Marshall
Director: Sam Pillsbury
Kate: Greer Robson
Patrick Dawson: Peter Phelps
Det Wallace: Marshall Napier
Spooner: Ian Brackenbury Channell
Helen: Donogh Rees
Barbara: Sue Curnow
Des: Peter Dennett
George Mahana: Te Hata (olly) Ohlson

: Newsnight

The background to all the news at home and abroad presented by Jeremy Paxman.

Contributors

Presenter: Jeremy Paxman
Editor: Tim Gardam

: The Late Show

Tonight's programme has news, features and discussion from the world of the arts and the media.
Editor Roland Keating

Contributors

Editor: Roland Keating

: Weatherview

: Open University - Arts Foundation Course: Witting and Unwitting Testimony

With the staff of the Museum of London,
Professor Arthur Marwick investigates the wide variety of historical sources.

Contributors

Unknown: Professor Arthur Marwick








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