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: Open University

Man-Made Macromolecules

: News

: Westminster

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

: Daytime on Two

9.00 The Historyman: Sir Thomas Tresham
An Elizabethan eccentric, or a dangerous Catholic traitor?

9.05 Teaching Today: Assessment at Key Stage 1: Part 1

9.35 Standard Grade Art and Design: Climate of the Times
1930s style and design.

9.55 Lifeschool: Stand up for your rights
Young women compete for equal opportunities in many careers. Can those who want children combine family with a career?

10.20 Microelectronics in Action: Counting and remembering

10.40 Mathsworks: Probability

11.00 Watch: Conservation

11.15 History File: The World since 1945: Zimbabwe
How were people of Zimbabwe affected by colonialism?

11.35 Ulster in Focus: Tyrone Crystal

11.55 Lifeschool Special: Child Slaves
How child labour is used in the manufacture of consumer goods for export to the world's well-off nations.

12.20 Scene: Soweto

12.50 Through the Looking Glass: Health and Beauty off the Peg
The influence of Hollywood on dress.

1.20 Pie in the Sky

1.40 A Sporting Chance?
With in-vision subtitles

2.00 News and Weather
followed by Words and Pictures: The Bad-tempered Ladybird

: Weekend Outlook

A preview of Open
University programmes.

: Tennis

Coverage of the quarter-finals from
Queen's Club, London, of the Stella Artois
Commentary by Dan Maskell , John Barrett ,
Mark Cox , Bill Threlfall and Paul Hutchins.
Introduced by Barry Davies. Including at
3.00pm News; Weather
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather


Commentary By: Dan Maskell
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Mark Cox
Commentary By: Bill Threlfall
Commentary By: Paul Hutchins.
Introduced By: Barry Davies.

: Humanoid Defender

Sci-fi fantasy.
Humanoid JOE is sent to war, but he refuses to kill.
When the order is given for his termination, scientist Michael Rourke (Terence Knox ) objects. Director Ron Satlof
0 FILMS: pages 31-38


Unknown: Michael Rourke
Unknown: Terence Knox
Director: Ron Satlof

: What the Papers Say

Robert Fox of The Daily
Telegraph on the week's press. A Granada production for BBCtv


Unknown: Robert Fox

: Public Eye Special

Stalker - the Final Chapter Peter Taylor untangles the confused events that led to the resignation of one of Britain's top policemen, John Stalker. An inquiry by Manchester police into the collapse of the fraud trial of Stalker's friend
Kevin Taylor , is due to end this month. Their findings could shed new light on the Stalker affair. See panel below.
Producer Geoff Griffiths Editor Nigel Chapman


Unknown: Peter Taylor
Unknown: John Stalker.
Unknown: Kevin Taylor
Producer: Geoff Griffiths
Editor: Nigel Chapman

: Gardeners' World

Ideas for small front gardens with the accent on low maintenance, drought resistance and year-round colour. With Geoff Hamilton , Dr Stefan Buczacki , Nigel Colborn and Anne Swithinbank.
Executive producer Stephanie Silk Plant details on Ceefax page 617
* INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed]Calls cost 34p per minute cheap rate. 45p at other times.
* GARDENING: page 17


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank.

: The Real McCoy

Comedy with a black perspective, from Curtis and Ishmael, Llewella Gideon and Collette Johnson.
Jazzie-B and Soul II Soul do their thing with Frank Bruno and Lloyd Honeyghan in the last of this series. With Perry Benson , Leo Chester , Meera Syal , Robbie Gee , Fraser Downie and Leon Black.
Director/Producer Charlie Hanson


Unknown: Llewella Gideon
Unknown: Collette Johnson.
Unknown: Frank Bruno
Unknown: Lloyd Honeyghan
Unknown: Perry Benson
Unknown: Leo Chester
Unknown: Meera Syal
Unknown: Robbie Gee
Unknown: Fraser Downie
Unknown: Leon Black.
Producer: Charlie Hanson

: The Second Russian Revolution

A six-part series examining Gorbachev's government. The Yeltsin File. How did
Boris Yeltsin rise to the top as a Soviet Communist Party official? How did he come to fall out with Mikhail Gorbachev ? In 1987, when
Yeltsin was the Moscow Party boss, he got into a bitter struggle with the deputy leader of the Soviet Party,
Yegor Ligachev. Gorbachev sided with Ligachev and, in the privacy of the Moscow Party building, together they had Yeltsin laid low. His political career seemed to be at an end.
Producer Paul Mitchell
Series producer Norma Percy
A Brian Lapping Associates production for BBCtv
0BOOK: same title, £ 15.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Boris Yeltsin
Unknown: Mikhail Gorbachev
Unknown: Yegor Ligachev.
Producer: Paul Mitchell
Producer: Norma Percy

: 10 x 10

Short films by new directors. A Drowning Silence
Disturbing images surface from the past as Geraldine struggles to free herself from the lasting trauma of childhood sexual abuse.
Directors David Evans and Robert Sanders


Directors: David Evans
Directors: Robert Sanders
Geraldine: Abigail Bond
Lover: Donalh MacNeil
Geraldine (child): Nicola Buckingham
Father: Carl Forgione
Mother: Valerie Minnifie

: Newsnight

Peter Snow presents the day's top stories.

: Weatherview

: US Open Golf Championship

Coverage of the second day's play from Hazeltine Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota, and news of the players who progress to the last two rounds. Ian
Woosnam attempts to become the first British player to hold the US Masters and the US
Open titles in the same year. Introduced by Steve Rider.


Introduced By: Steve Rider.

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