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: Open University

Elements Organised

: Westminster

: Reviving Antiques

Cleaning a glass decanter. ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Daytime on 2

9.05 Help Your Child with Science: Forces

9.15 Supersense: Sound Sense

9.45 You and Me: Estimating How Much

10.00 Mathsworks: Perimeter and Area

10.15 Sealladh is Seanchas: An Coineanach (The Rabbit)

10.30 Artshow: Inside Out

10.50 Mathspy: To Make the Pattern Fit/1 Across, 1 Down

11.10 Landmarks: Transport - On the Canal

11.30 Geography Casebook: After Metal Bashing (Part 1)

11.50 Q and A

11.55 Movable Feasts: A Better Offer

12.10 A-level Economics: Public Concern

12.30 A-level Biology: Mechanisms of Change: 1

12.50 Teaching Today: Infant Core Curriculum - I've Written a Letter

1.20 The Brollys

1.35 Dilly the Dinosaur

1.40 Music Time: Pentatonic

2.00 News and Weather
followed by You and Me

: The Sky at Night

In this anniversary edition to celebrate 35 years of The Sky at Night, Patrick Moore reports on the influence of the space age on people's understanding of astronomy.


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: News; Weather

Followed by Westminster Live
Featuring Prime Minister's questions and other parliamentary highlights.

: The Man in Gray

Melodrama starring Phyllis Calvert
James Mason
Wealthy Clarissa Richmond takes in impoverished Hester Shaw only to be repaid years later by an act of cruel betrayal.
Director Leslie Arfiss
0 FILMS: pages 43-50


Unknown: Phyllis Calvert
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Clarissa Richmond
Unknown: Hester Shaw
Director: Leslie Arfiss
Clarissa: Phyllis Calvert
Marquis of Rohan: James Mason
Hester Shaw: Margaret Lockwood
Swinton Rokeby: Stewart Granger
Mrs Fitzherbert: Nora Swinburne
Miss Patchett: Martita Hunt
Prince Regent: Ravmond Lovell

: Spycatcher

The controversial role of the West Yorkshire Police helicopter, to be equipped with new thermal image detection technology, is examined by Judith Stamper.


Unknown: Judith Stamper.

: Tarzan's Fight for Life

Gordon Scott
Tarzan intervenes when an isolated research hospital is attacked by the warriors of a jealous witch doctor. With
Eve Brent and Rickie Sorensen.
Director Bruce Humberstone
● FILMS: pages 43-50


Unknown: Gordon Scott
Unknown: Rickie Sorensen.
Director: Bruce Humberstone

: First Sight Mad Dogs and Englishmen

The European Commission looks set to recommend drastic relaxation, even abolition, of UK quarantine laws. Could it mean the end of 70 rabies-free years for this country? Michael Delahaye examines the evidence. Producer Halina Kierkuc
Executive producer Peter Lowe


Unknown: Michael Delahaye
Producer: Halina Kierkuc
Producer: Peter Lowe

: On the Line

Return of the sporting investigations series, introduced by a new signing, footballer John Fashanu.
Tonight's programme includes a report on new scientific evidence that challenges boxing's safety record. Plus, the old football stars who are not shining so brightly. Producer Ges D'Souza
Editor David Taylor


Unknown: John Fashanu.
Producer: Ges D'Souza
Editor: David Taylor

: Wildlife on Two

The Ravening Hordes. For those invaded by a gigantic flock of blackbirds, engulfed by a swarm of locusts, or overrun by a sea of mice, plagues of animals are a living disaster. But they also provide wildlife spectacles. Narrated by David Attenborough. Producer Michael Bright
Editor Andrew Naylor


Unknown: David Attenborough.
Editor: Andrew Naylor

: Rab C Nesbitt

The return of Scotland's string-vested street philosopher in a six-part series written by Ian Pattison and starring Gregor Fisher
Country. In this first episode, the character who originally appeared in Naked Video is off to the Highlands for the weekend.
Director/Producer Colin Gilbert


Written By: Ian Pattison
Unknown: Gregor Fisher
Producer: Colin Gilbert
Rab C Nesbitt: Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt: Elaine Csmith
Jamesie Cotter: Tony Roper
Ella Cotter: Barbara Rafferty
Burney: Eric Cullen
Gash: Andrew Fairlie
Andra: Brian Pettifer
Dodie: Iain McColl
Nicky: Vincent Friell

: ONE WORLD Developing Stories

Third in a series of six films by directors from developing countries.
Set in Burkina Faso, this is a modern-day fable about man's relationship with the environment, written and directed by Gaston Kabore.
Rabi loves but torments his pet tortoise, prompting his angry father to take the creature away. With subtitles.
Series producer Peter Firstbrook


Directed By: Gaston Kabore.
Producer: Peter Firstbrook

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: The Late Show

Arts and media magazine. ● STEREO

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook

A preview of OU programmes.

: Open University

ThisTrue Book of Ours - the Human
Body: 16th-century anatomy.

: RCN Nursing Update

EnteralNutritionand The
Challenge of Palliative Care. ● INFORMATION: , further details in the 6 May issue of Nursing Standard

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