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: Open University

Energy Sources: Petroleum

: England

Pictures of the English countryside, 1929-34. (B/w.Rpt)

: Favourite Things

With comedian Les Dawson.

: Impressions

A portrait of watermill owner George Leatt.


Unknown: George Leatt.

: ...But First This

...But First This
With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. ●STEREO


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Hartbeat

Presented by Tony Hart and Gabrielle Bradshaw. ●STEREO


Presented By: Tony Hart
Presented By: Gabrielle Bradshaw.

: Playdays

The Playground Stop.
0PLAYDAYS MAGAZINE: 50p, on sale Wednesday from newsagents.

: Double Dare

A celebrity edition with contestants Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies and Going Live!vet Nigel Taylor. • STEREO


Unknown: Sharron Davies
Unknown: Nigel Taylor.

: T'n'T

Andi Peters travels around the world without leaving Florida! Today:Canada. • STEREO


Unknown: Andi Peters

: Venetian Bird

I Richard Todd
In Venice to locate a missing person, a private detective becomes involved in a political conspiracy. With John Gregson , Eva Bartok , George Coulouris and Sidney James.
Director Ralph Thomas • FILMS: pages 44-51


Unknown: Richard Todd
Unknown: John Gregson
Unknown: Eva Bartok
Unknown: George Coulouris
Unknown: Sidney James.
Director: Ralph Thomas

: After Hours

US entertainment show.

: Melvin and Maureen's Music-a-Grams

A musical series. (Rpt; ●STEREO

: Olympic Grandstand

Tennis, badminton and boxing action is underway. Plus the men's air pistol final and news of this morning's swimming and rowing heats.

: Michael Barry's Choice Cuts

The first in a 20-part series of favourite recipes from the Food and Drink programme. Today: ideas for sandwiches.
A Bazal production for BBCtv
0 BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: £ 1,25 from newsagents

: News; Weather

Followed by The Kon-Tiki Man
Thor HeyerdaW looks at the origins of the eastern Pacific islanders.


Unknown: Kon-Tiki Man
Unknown: Thor Heyerdaw

: Sign Extra

Schofield 's Europe - Barcelona With signing and subtitles.

: News; Weather

Followed by Santorini - the First
Magnus Magnusson visits the Aegean island of Santorini.

: News; Weather

and Regional News; Weather

: Cartoons

: Pinocchio

With Andi Peters. ●STEREO
Pinocchio Pinocchio sets his heart on becoming a real boy.


Unknown: Andi Peters.
Unknown: Pinocchio Pinocchio

: The Really Wild Roadshow

From Windsor Safari Park, a look at noisy animals. With
Terry Nutkins , Chris Packham and Sue Dawson.


Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Unknown: Chris Packham
Unknown: Sue Dawson.

: Newsround

News for children.

: Byker Grove

An 18-part children's drama series set in Newcastle.
5: Is there a ghost at the Grove? A Zenith North production for BBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: Olympic Grandstand

Spain will be celebrating its first Olympic swimming gold if their world champion Martin Zubero swims to form in the men's 200m backstroke. Plus the women's 100m backstroke, and 4 xlOOm freestyle relay finals. With Hamilton Bland,
Andy jameson and Helen Rollason. Hockey
Great Britain men's team take on Germany. With
Nigel Starmer-Smith and Ian Taylor.
Britain's Barrie Edgington and World no 1 Penny Way compete in the boardsailing (windsurfing) classes. With Bob Fisher.


Unknown: Martin Zubero
Unknown: Andy Jameson
Unknown: Helen Rollason.
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Ian Taylor.
Unknown: Barrie Edgington
Unknown: Bob Fisher.

: The True Adventures of Christopher Columbus

As an alternative offering to the 500th anniversary celebrations, a four-part drama with a starry cast that explodes the myth of Columbus as heroic discoverer of the Americas.
Written and directed by Patrick Barlow , one half of the National Theatre of Brent, who also stars as the great explorer, this mock-heroic saga is continued over the next three nights.
Palace of Destiny. Constantinople has fallen. A great explorer must be found to discover a new route to the Orient.
Producer George Faber
Directors Patrick Barlow and Philip Bonham-Carter
(Part 2 tomorrowat 7.50pm)


Directed By: Patrick Barlow
Producer: George Faber
Directors: Patrick Barlow
Directors: Philip Bonham-Carter
King Ferdinand: Tim Pigott-Smith
Queen Isabella: Miranda Richardson
Guacanagari: Victor Banerjee
Herald: Freddie Jones
First Mate: Chris Ryan
Fr Buil: Ian McNeice
Hermajho: Kenny Ireland
Old sea dog: Graham Stark
Guacanagari'sson: Tanveer Ghani
Ayamara: Nirjay Mahindru
Second lndian: Badi Uzzaman
A merigo Vespucci: Henry Goodman
Bobadilla: James Saxon
Voice: Martin Muncaster
First sailor: Anthony Venditti
Ship's bay: Adrian Hansell
Moorish Lord: Hugh Quarshie
Priest: John Nettleton

: Colin's Sandwich

Comedy written by Paul Smith and Terry Kyan , and starring Mel Smith
Night Thoughts. Colin finds that the human body actually needs sleep - a good ten hours a night in his case. With Louisa Rix , Mike Grady and Nicholas Ball.
Producers John Kilby and Jamie Rix ●STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p888


Written By: Paul Smith
Written By: Terry Kyan
Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Louisa Rix
Unknown: Mike Grady
Unknown: Nicholas Ball.
Producers: John Kilby
Producers: Jamie Rix

: The Best of Saturday Night Clive

More highlights from Clive James's last series.
Comic actor and writer Stephen Fry is in the studio and by satellite, daredevil Super Dave Osborne reveals his latest stunt.
Executive producer Richard Drewett Series producer Beatrice Ballard


Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Super Dave
Producer: Richard Drewett
Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: Town Hall

Documentary series chronicling a dramatic period for the London Borough of Lewisham. Cuts. The social services department is having to make painful cuts. The chairman wants to sack top management to lessen effects on frontline services, but how will leading councillors and members of the social work teams react?
Producers Malcolm Hirst , Charles Stewart Executive producers Paul Hamann and Steve Hewlett
A Partners in Production film for BBCtv ●TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Producers: Malcolm Hirst
Producers: Charles Stewart
Producers: Paul Hamann
Producers: Steve Hewlett

: Newsnight

With Francine Stock.


Presenter: Francine Stock.

: Nation

A series of debates on controversial topics with a panel of guests and an audience reflecting the "nation" as a whole, presented by Trevor Phillips. Exploring the critical problems that derive from the increasingly multicultural character of society, the series aims to confront issues that might normally be considered taboo. Executive producer David Cox EditorWill Smith
A Juniper production for BBCtv


Presented By: Trevor Phillips.
Producer: David Cox
Producer: Editorwill Smith

: Weathervlew

: Open University

The Art of Commerce

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