6.45 Scientific Experiments: Practically Speaking
7.10 Biology: Molluscs,
Mechanisms and Minds
7.35 Landscape: Bodmin and Dorset
Note: repeats are not indicated.
Helen Sharman looks at the way microbes affect our lives.
A look at railway technicians and air-traffic controllers.
Cosmo wants to play her "follow me" game.
An SFTV production for BBCtv
Mr Boom investigates how to keep teeth healthy.
Spuggy spends a sleepless night.
Probability theory gives vital information about earthquakes. With Mel Smith and Griff
Dinosaurs. Anapatosaurus, a tyrannosaurus rex and a triceratops guarding eggs.
How to get some water across a chasm on the island.
The children compose raps.
The Perils of Lady Penelope (part 7). An old favourite in Hindi.
Your views on schools television. WRITE TO: Q and A, BBC White City. Wood Lane , London W127TS.
Students from Peers School, Oxford, go to Tanzania.
Community Understanding Programmes designed to stimulate classroom discussion. A Trio production for BBCtv
Henry VIII. A clue to the real character behind the throne.
With signing and subtitles.
Followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage of the House of Commons, including Prime
Regional News; Weather
A parody on our perceptions of true love.
A thousand years after Leif Ericsson became the first
European to land in North America, nine men and one woman sail in his wake from
Norway to "Vinland" in a replica of the Gokstad Viking ship.
Selling a City. Lille is working to emerge from the economic decline of northern France.
Including reviews of Malcolm X, Toys, and Consenting Adults.
FILM Swashbuckling adventure starring Stewart Granger Deborah Kerr
While holidaying in Ruritania, Rudolf Rassendyll is called upon to impersonate its king - an act that places him in mortal danger.
Director Richard Thorpe â SEE FILMS pages 37-42
Rudolf Rassendyll/King Rudolf V:
Rupert of Hentzau:
Antoinette de Mauban:
Michael, Duke of Strelsau:
Et Cetera, by Czech surrealist
Reports on foreign affairs.
Dying for Sex. Thailand's sex industry is the biggest in the world. Peter Godwin reports on the ugly reality of the flesh trade behind the neon facade: sex slavery, child prostitution and now the frightening spectre of Aids. As the deadly virus sweeps through the brothels into the general population, the Thai government is locked in an increasingly desperate battle to prevent a national catastrophe. Producer Giselle Portenier
Editor John Morrison
The winner of a competition to find Britain's best banger is revealed; there are fish dishes from a Cornish trawlerman - including cod fishcakes; a recipe for rabbit with prunes; and a look at how the new lower-strength gins affect cocktails. With Chris Kelly ,
Michael Barry and Jill Goolden. Director Linda Nash
Producers Alison Field and Tim Hincks
A Bazal production for BBCtv
RECIPES: on Ceefax page
SEE PREVIEW page 18
Offbeat American science-fiction series starring Scott Bakula Dean Stockwell
Shock Theatre. 3 October
1954: Sam gets a shock when he leaps into the body of an institutionalised manic-depressive to assist another patient, while Al's desperate mission is to save Sam himself.
Documentary series focusing primarily on Britain today.
Crammed into a Benidorm apartment intended for four, are nine lads who have left behind the north east of England for a fortnight's package holiday. Loud, aggressive, abusive, they drink too much and leer at the topless girls on the beaches. It looks like an orgy of loutish behaviour but, for them, the excesses are an escape from the drabness of life in everyday Britain.
SEE PREVIEW page 8
By the Labour Party.
With in-vision subtitles.
With Jeremy Paxman.
The arts and media magazine.
A look at how plants and animals survive the heat of the day.