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: Open University

6.45 The Aggregate Demand and Supply Model 4230982 7.10 Architecture in 15th-Century
Florence 3731920 7.35 Poetry: Language and History

: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: Daytime on Two Standard Grade English

Note: repeats are not indicated.
Asian writer Gurmeet Mattu and Scots folk group Runrig talk about being able to speak two languages.


Unknown: Gurmeet Mattu

: Prisoners of Conscience

An appeal for people imprisoned for their beliefs.

: Short Circuit

Is a live performance still possible in a recording studio?

: You and Me

Series for infants. Baxter grows vegetables.

: Thinkabout Science

Designing a garden.

: Search Out Science

Moving About. The forces at work when you spin.

: Q and A

A chance to air your views.
WRITE TO: Q and A, BBC White City, Wood Lane, London W 12 7TS.

: Around Scotland

A hill farm is contrasted with an arable farm.

: Words and Pictures

Children's playground games.

: English Time

Media File. How does a film company's PR department attract audiences?

: Teaching Today

Singing is Central. When a primary school is "BBC Choir of the Year", something has to be going right!

: Topics

Teenagers talk about crying and death.

: TV6

Horizon: Emerging Viruses A series of strange lethal viruses has emerged since the Second World War.

: Teaching Today

Developing education-industry links back at school.

: Animal Fair

Nature series for young children.

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair


: Bunylp

Cartoon adventure.

: Zig Zag

The Odyssey. Will the song of the Sirens lure Odysseus to a watery grave?

: News and Weather

Followed by You and Me

: The Sky at Night

How the universe began.
Patrick Moore discusses the latest findings.


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: CountryFile

Rural issues with John Craven.


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage of Parliament and its select committees.
With lain Macwhirter.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: Cheltenham Festival

Further live coverage of the second day's card.
4.05 Queen Mother Champion Steeplechase (2m).

: See Hear!

With signing and subtitles.

: The Dance

An autumn woodland fantasy.

: Horizon: Whatever Happened to Star Wars?

The story of scientists' ten-year struggle to fulfil President Reagan's dream, even when it challenged the laws of physics and engineering.

: Star Trek: Operation Annihilate

The cult 1960s series, starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

Kirk must pay a terrible price to save a planet from the lethal power of invading aliens.


Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy

: DEF IIReportage

With violence in the classroom, record truancy and widespread graduate unemployment,
Reportage examines why the education system is failing. Series producer Jane Knowles Executive producer Tony Moss


Producer: Jane Knowles
Producer: Tony Moss

: Nature

Mother of the Megacities. By the year 2000 over half the human population will have left the land and moved into towns.
There will be 26 megacities with over 10 million people living in each. Cairo is one such megacity. It ought to be hell on earth - but it's not. The population grows by a thousand a day, but no one lives on the streets. Is this success unique to Cairo or are there lessons for the rest of the world as we enter a concrete future?
Producer Andrea Brown
Series editor Amanda Theunissen


Producer: Andrea Brown
Editor: Amanda Theunissen

: Bookmark

Bohumil Hrabal. An affectionate profile of the man considered by many to be Czechoslovakia's greatest living writer. Now aged 78 and in poor health, Hrabal first became famous in the west through the Oscar-winning film Closely Observed Trains. In tonight's film Hrabal and his close collaborator, director Jiri Menzel , reveal the gentle humour, melancholy sensuousness and frustrated eroticism at the heart of his world.
Producer Patrick Cazals
Series editor Nigel Williams


Unknown: Bohumil Hrabal.
Director: Jiri Menzel
Producer: Patrick Cazals
Editor: Nigel Williams

: M*A*S*H

Dr Pierce and Mr Hyde
Hawkeye decides to donate a toilet to North Korea.


Unknown: Mr Hyde

: Mr Wroe's Virgins

Final part of Jane Rogers 's period drama, starring Jonathan Pryce
Martha's Story. Martha enters prophet John Wroe 's household able to see, hear and feel very little. For 15 years she has lived on her father's farm, treated as an animal. But Martha is a survivor and a sensitive and silent witness to the secrets of the other virgins' lives.
Producer John Chapman ; Director Danny Boyle


Unknown: Jane Rogers
Unknown: Jonathan Pryce
Unknown: John Wroe
Producer: John Chapman
Director: Danny Boyle
John Wroe: Jonathan Pryce
Martha: Kathy Burke
Leah: Minnie Driver
Joanna: Lia Williams
Hannah: Kerry Fox
Dinah: Moya Brady
Rachel: Catherine Kelly
Rebekah: Ruth Kelly
Tobias: Freddie Jones
Moses: Nicholas Woodeson
Samuel Walker: Stefan Escreet
Martha's father: Chas Bryer

: A Budget Response

By Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown.


Unknown: Gordon Brown.

: Newsnight

With Francine Stock.


Unknown: Francine Stock.

: The Late Show

: Weatherview

: Lifestyles,Work and the Family

How has everyday life changed in the UK since 1945?

: NightschoolTV

Teaching Today. Health

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