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: Open University

6.45 Maths Methods: Direction Fields 4506676 7. 10 National

: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: Daytime on Two: Quinze Minutes

Note: repeats are not indicated.
Young people in Rouen talk about their favourite TV programmes.

: Daytime on Two: A Vous la France!

French for beginners.
Support Material: book, teachers' notes, computer software and cassettes, available from bookshops.

: Daytime on Two: Experiment!

Experiments from Take Nobody's Word for It.
BBC Book: Take Nobody's Word for It, £3.99, available from bookshops.

: Daytime on Two: Watch

Watch as a butterfly emerges from a pupa. (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two: Look and Read: Geordie Racer

While Spuggy waits for Blue Flash to return from the big race, he puzzles over the message brought by Baz's pigeon.

: Daytime on Two: Around Scotland: Fiction Study: Simon's Challenge (part 1)

The closure of Glenbank steelworks affects everyone in the town, including Simon Ross.

: Daytime on Two: Into Music

In today's programme, voices are used as natural musical instruments. (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two: Diez Temas

Spanish for beginners.

: Daytime on Two: English Express: Now Write On: Boggles the Mad Scientist

A story, written by children, is animated and read by Doc Cox.


Storyteller: Doc Cox

: Daytime on Two: Seeing through Science

Astronaut Helen Sharman looks at hi-tech clothing. (Stereo)


Presenter: Helen Sharman

: Daytime on Two: English File: The Application Form

by Moy McCrory.


Writer: Moy McCrory

: Daytime on Two: Scene: Shakers

A song and dance mix of parody, humour, fantasy and real life at a cocktail bar. (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two: Short Circuit

A look at oxygen-healing. (Stereo)

: Fingermouse

Puppet fun.

: Barney

Animated adventures.

: Daytime on Two: English Time

An analysis of reading in terms of today's "information society".

: pmJumpcuts

A preview of OU programmes.

: Sport on Friday

Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Alpine Ski-ing
World Championships from Morioka-Shizukuishi, Japan.
The men's Giant Slalom title is decided today. Remarkably, despite all his other successes, Italy's Alberto Tomba has never yet won an alpine ski-ing world title.
Indoor Athletics
Olympic champion Sally Gunnell and European champion Tom McKean are two of the big names who will be competing in the Coke Light Meeting in Ghent, Belgium.
If seedings go according to plan, the quarter-final for the Benson and Hedges Masters should see 1984 champion
Jimmy White facing the winner Terry Griffiths.
A preview of tomorrow's FA Cup Fifth Round ties. Producer Sharon Lence
Editor Ken Burton
Including at 3.00pm
News (Subtitled) and Weather and at 3.50pm
News (Subtitled) and Weather Regional News; Weather


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Unknown: Alberto Tomba
Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Unknown: Tom McKean
Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Terry Griffiths.
Producer: Sharon Lence
Editor: Ken Burton

: Stingray

Classic 1960s puppet series. Tom Thumb Tempest
Drowsily awaiting the call for his next mission, Troy dreams of an amazing adventure where the crew are miniaturised and beset by Titan and his agents.

: The Man from UNCLE: The King of Diamonds Affair

Spy drama from the 1960s.

When the world diamond market takes a disastrous nosedive, Solo, Illya and Mr Waverly discover a plot by a murderous British family who are set on making off with the biggest diamond haul in history.
(Rpt) (Subtitled)


Napoleon Solo: Robert Vaughn
Illya Kuryakin: David McCallum
Mr Waverly: Leo G. Carroll
Rafael Delgado: Ricardo Montalban

: Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks: Part 6

Last episode of this classic story from 1975, starring Tom Baker
The Daleks are about to take over the bunker. The Doctor has the charges set, but has a sudden attack of conscience.
With Elisabeth Sladen and Michael Wisher.
Written by Terry Nation


Writer: Terry Nation
Producer: Philip Hinchcliffe
Director: David Maloney
Doctor Who: Tom Baker
Sarah Jane Smith: Elisabeth Sladen
Davros: Michael Wisher

: What the Papers Say

A review of the week's events with Alastair Campbell of The Daily Mirror.
A Granada production for BBCtv


Unknown: Alastair Campbell

: Public Eye

Current affairs series.
Buried- Britain's Toxic Sites
Some of Britain's most toxic sites will no longer be classed as contaminated under current government plans. Following pressure from property developers, a proposed register of contaminated land has been modified so that it now excludes lead mines, tanneries, and even munitions plants. Phil Parry investigates the missing toxic sites that environmentalists claim the government want to keep covered up. Producer Nick O'Dwyer
Editor Peter Horrocks


Unknown: Phil Parry
Producer: Nick O'Dwyer
Editor: Peter Horrocks

: Front Gardens

Last in the series tackling problem front gardens.
This week the emphasis is on easy maintenance as Robin Williams creates a garden to delight anyone who is restricted by health or time. Presented by Gay Search . Series producer Kate Kinninmont A Catalyst production for BBCtv
BBC BOOK: a practical guide, with colour photographs and advice from top designers, £ 13.99. from booksellers.


Unknown: Robin Williams
Presented By: Gay Search
Producer: Kate Kinninmont

: Rab C Nesbitt

Last in the comedy series starring
Gregor Fisher and written by Ian Pattison. Life Has Meaning. The infamous street philosopher comes into conflict with devil-worship, when a vindictive warlock puts a curse on him.
Director/Producer Colin Gilbert


Unknown: Gregor Fisher
Written By: Ian Pattison.
Producer: Colin Gilbert
Rab C Nesbitt: Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt: Elaine C Smith
Jamesie Cotter: Tony Roper
Ella Cotter: Barbara Rafferty
Burney Nesbitt: Eric Cullen
Gash Nesbitt: Andrew Fairlie
Dodie: Iain McColl
Andra: Brian Pettifer
Peter the Warlock: Peter Mullan
Ina the witch: Kate Donnelly
Hugh Hosie: Jake D'Arcy
Evangelist: Matt Zimmerman
Colin: Norman Lovett
Norrie: John Kazek
Dougie: Charlie Sim
Kirsten: Joanne Bett

: Arena

Edward Said: the Idea of Empire Palestinian writer, academic and exile, Edward W Said takes a journey into the worlds of history, literature, ideas and imagination to explain how he wrote his most recent book, Culture and Imperialism.
Opening in New York, "the city of exiles", Said's passionate and challenging TV essay ranges fromjoseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness to the Gulf War. In it, he shows how attitudes forged over the last 200 years continue to enforce the relationship between the west and the developing world. Challenging the barriers imposed by race, religion and nationalism, he argues that the experience of empire connects us all - whoever we are, wherever we are from - that our histories overlap, that all our cultures are hybrid and impure.
Directors Francis Hanly and Tim May Series editors Nigel Finch and Anthony Wall


Unknown: W Said
Directors: Francis Hanly
Editors: Nigel Finch
Editors: Anthony Wall

: Newsnight

With Francine Stock.


Unknown: Francine Stock.

: pmWeathervlew

: Heimat

Continuing the 11 -part German saga first shown in 1986. The title means "home" or "homeland". Set in a small country village, the series tells the story of three families and their changing lives over the years from 1919 to 1982. 4:The Highway. In 1938, 6,000 men arrive in the Hunsriick to build a new highway between Koblenz and Trier. Engineer Otto Wohlleben is quartered with the Simons and Maria falls in love. In
German with English subtitles.
☀ SEE FILMS pages 35-42


Unknown: Otto Wohlleben
Maria Wiegand: Marita Breuer
Katharina Simon: Gertrud Bredel
Mathias Simon: Willi Burger
Eduard Simon: Rudiger Weigang
Lucie: Karin Rasenack
Pauline Simon: Eva Maria Bayerwaltes
Robert Krober: Arno Lang
Otto: Jorg Hube
Wilfried: Hans Jurgenschatz
Pieritz: Johannes Metzdorf
Ernst: Ingo Hoffmann
Anton: Rolf Roth

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