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: Open University

6.45 Discovering Physics: Acceleration at Constant Speed? 7.10 Technology: Bridging the Gap

: News

: Westminster

A roundup of yesterday's parliamentary business.

: Daytime on Two

9.00 Inset

9.30 Lernexpress

9.45 Let's See

10.00 You and Me

10.15 Look and Read

10.40 Who - Me?

11.00 Watch

11.15 Update Europe

11.35 Science Challenge

11.55 Into Music

12.15 Technology and Design

12.35 Quinze Minutes

12.55 Step Up to Wordpower (teletext)

1.20 Mr Benn

1.40 Dragon Trail

2.00 News; Weather
followed by You and Me

: In the Garden

Dennis Cornish on how to prepare bedding plants for the summer.

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Cornish

: A Day in the Life: A Head Chef

Alan Ford's day doesn't end until the last course is finished.

: See Hear!

Magazine for the deaf.

: News

Weather followed by Westminster Live
Including Prime
Minister's questions.

: Catchword

Hosted by Paul Coia.

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Coia.

: Fighting Talk

Michael Brophy , director of the Charities Aid
Foundation talks to John Lloyd about telethons and charity in the 1990s.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Brophy
Unknown: John Lloyd

: Advice Shop

How the disabled can promote a better understanding among the able-bodied of their needs.
0 NOTES: send A5 sae with 17p stamp to [address removed]

: Gardeners' World

What's new in daffodils? Why do they come up blind and how is it best to naturalise them?

: The Best Things in Life Are Free

Starring
Gordon MacRae
Dan Dailey
Ernest Borgnine
The colourful story of tunesmiths De Sylva , Brown and Henderson, whose songs were the rage of the 1920s.
Director Michael Curtiz 0 FILMS: page 41

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon MacRae
Unknown: Dan Dailey
Unknown: Ernest Borgnine
Unknown: De Sylva
Director: Michael Curtiz
Buddy De Sylva: Gordon MacRae
Ray Henderson: Dan Dailey
Lew Brown: Ernest Borgnine
Kitty: Sheree North
Carl: Tommy Noonan
Manny: Murvyn Vye
Maggie Henderson: Phyllis Avery
Al Jolson: Norman Brooks

: Assignment

Bridging the Gulf
The Gulf War has thrust the Palestinian problem back into the spotlight. In a post-war settlement, could there finally be room for a Palestinian homeland? John Nicolson reports from Israel, the West
Bank and Jordan, talking to the Jewish lobby in the USA and PLO leader Yasser Arafat.
Producer Brian Barr
Editor John Morrison

Contributors

Unknown: John Nicolson
Leader: Yasser Arafat.
Producer: Brian Barr
Editor: John Morrison

: Nature

NFW Reports from around the world on environmental issues.
Look Who's Talking
Children have plenty to say about the environmental problems facing the earth. After all, they are the most vulnerable to environmental degradation. Michael Buerk highlights the case of the children of Mexico, while a team of young reporters questions world leaders. Producer Grant Mansfield Series editor Jeremy Evans PICTURE STORY: page 64
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk
Producer: Grant Mansfield
Editor: Jeremy Evans

: Twin Peaks

Starring Kyle MacLachlan Michael Ontkean
As one mystery is solved, others take its place. In the aftermath of another young woman's death, Cooper knows he is close to his quarry.
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown: Kyle MacLachlan
Unknown: Michael Ontkean

: Taking Liberties

Eight films in which David Jessel takes up the cases of people whose lives have been shattered by injustice. Who Will Listen to
Mary Winch ?
'I was brought up to respect professional people, but I don't any more,' says Mary Winch , who feels her life has been ruined over the last 20 years by a succession of solicitors. Aged 68, she tells how a seemingly small property dispute led to a criminal record, imprisonment, the loss of her life savings and the disappearance of her settled, comfortable way of life. Producer Rhonda Evans
Series producer Elizabeth Clough 0 PICTURE STORY: page 64

Contributors

Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Mary Winch
Unknown: Mary Winch
Producer: Rhonda Evans
Producer: Elizabeth Clough

: Building Sights

Personal reflections on the best of 20th-century British architecture. Tessa
Blackstone, Master of Birkbeck College, University of London, praises the Michelin building in London. Director Terry Braun
Producer Ruth Rosenthal

Contributors

Director: Terry Braun
Producer: Ruth Rosenthal

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Snow

: The Late Show

Arts and media programme.

: Weatherview

: Open University

The Present in the Past: Authenticity in Greek Drama








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