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: Open University

The Physics of Matter: How Low Can You Go

: News

: Westminster

A roundup of yesterday's parliamentary business from the Lords and the Commons by the BBC's parliamentary team.

: Daytime on Two

Quinze Minutes: Visites en France
French magazine for beginners, today looking at exchange visits and holiday courses.

9.15 Diez Temas: La Ciudad y el pueblo
City and village life in Spain.

9.30 Help Your Child with Maths: Family Projects

9.45 La Maree et ses secrets: La Chasse a mort
Adventure serial in French.

10.00 You and Me: Grumps
Series for 4- and 5-year-olds.

10.15 Job Bank: The Music Business
Opportunities for careers in serious music.

10.35 Who - Me?: Blue Skies
How will Vicky and Beth cope with homesickness?

11.00 Landmarks - Buildings and Builders: Bricks
How the use of bricks affects rural areas where clay is quarried.

11.20 Textile Studies: Clothes Talk
Roy, Joanne, Kirsty, Narina and Jason choose a design brief for an outfit for a party.

11.40 Maths at Work

12.05 A-level Statistics: Distributions
Counting defective TV sets and marram grass tillers in sand dunes.

12.25 West Africa: Oil in the Delta
How Nigeria is trying to find ways out of its over-dependence on its oil resources.

12.50 Teaching Today - Secondary Mathematics: Talking Mathematics

1.20 PC Pinkerton

1.25 Penny Crayon

1.40 Music Time: Shadow Puppets
Making shadow puppets for a traditional Javanese shadow play.

2.00 News and Weather
followed by You and Me: Grumps

: Cricket

England v West Indies Tony Lewis introduces further live coverage to the end of today's one-day international from
Edgbaston. Commentary by Richie Benaud and Jack Bannister. Summaries from Ray Illingworth and Geoffrey Boycott.
Including at
3.00pm News; Weather
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather


Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott.

: First Sight

Selling Power - the Sizewell Syndrome
With oil reserves at risk and other fuel sources running out, what price British nuclear power? Does it make economic and environmental sense?
Above all, is it safe? Stewart White meets the champions and the critics of the E2 billion reactor being built at Sizewell on the Suffolk coast, and the Frenchmen who already have more than 50 nuclear power stations like Sizewell and are selling their electricity to us. Producer David Hanington
Executive producer Peter Lowe
0 REGIONAL PROGRAMME: for details of variations see panel on page 73


Unknown: Stewart White
Producer: David Hanington
Producer: Peter Lowe

: Floyd on Oz

Dishes from down under, with shy and retiring gastronaut Keith Floyd. Tonight in the outback he joins a roundup of wild bulls and cooks a steak on the exhaust pipe of his truck. Director David Pritchard


Unknown: Keith Floyd.
Director: David Pritchard

: On the Line

Sue Mott and Ray Stubbs present this week's investigations into the sporting stories behind and beyond the tabloid headlines. The team reports from
Britain, Europe and further afield, with analysis and comment on the politics, ethics and psychology of both mainstream and minority events.
Executive producer Susan Woodward Editor David Taylor


Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Producer: Susan Woodward
Editor: David Taylor

: Up Pompeii!

The classic 70s comedy starring Frankie Howerd
With Sui Lin , Barbara Lindley , Anita Richardson , Joanna Ross , Valerie Stanton , Jeanette Wild Producer David Croft
0 VIDEOS: Up Pompeii! - 'Vestal Virgins' and 'The Legacy', £9.99, from retailers.


Unknown: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: With Sui Lin
Unknown: Barbara Lindley
Unknown: Anita Richardson
Unknown: Joanna Ross
Unknown: Valerie Stanton
Producer: David Croft
Lurcio: Frankie Howerd
Ludicrus: Max Adrian
Senna: Jeanne Mockford
Ammonia: Elizabeth Larner
Odius: Leon Thau
Pitius: Geoffrey Hughes
Plautus: William Rushton
Priest: Hugh Paddick
Tittia: Penny Brahms
Virginia: Janet Mahoney
Nausius: Kerry Gardner
Erotica: Georgina Moon
Guest virgin: Trisha Nobel

: Divorce

The second of six programmes about what happens to more than one in three marriages. Past Loves, Past Lives. In this film, Roger Lee Brown , a vicar and historian from South
Wales, charts an irreverent and surprising journey through the troubled history of marital break-up in Britain. It involves spying private detectives, children abandoned in homes and the shunning of those stigmatised by divorce. Lord Hailsham and Leo Abse explore how divorce reform eventually changed the scene, but as Roger Lee Brown shows, even when divorce was illegal, people always found a way to rid themselves of unwanted spouses.
Film editor Masahiro Hirakubo Producer Gwyneth Hughes
0 HELPLINE: for people who want to talk and get advice about divorce, phone
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Unknown: Roger Lee Brown
Unknown: Leo Abse
Unknown: Roger Lee Brown
Editor: Masahiro Hirakubo
Producer: Gwyneth Hughes

: Fishing the Hard Way

Seventy years ago
Murdo MacDonald carried a bucketful of trout up to a remote loch hidden deep in the western Highlands. The fish bred, providing three generations of MacDonalds with a permanent fishing venue. With Joe Brown. Producer Michael Begg


Unknown: Murdo MacDonald
Unknown: Joe Brown.
Producer: Michael Begg

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.

: The Late Show

Arts and media news.

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook

A preview of OU programmes.

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