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: Open University

6.45 Statistics: the World's
Children 9848107 7.10 History of Maths: the Birth of Modern
Geometry 5409958 7.35 Land Use in Brazil

: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: Under Sail

The yacht Voluta, built in the last year of Queen Victoria's reign, is now in the charter business. Rpt

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News this week in 1953. A Griffin production for BBCtv
B/W

: Daytime on Two The Spanish Collection

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00am
Contemporary Spain.

: Job Bank

Today: a trainee hotel manager and a firefighter.

: Storytime

Today: Brian Conley reads Big Al.
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Conley

: La Marie at ses secrets

French adventure serial.

: Music Time

A song about transport in Java, and music to describe a storm.

: Mathspy

Solve the secret of the stamps andreadthe riddle of the crossing lines.

: Daytime on Two: Zig Zag

How many animals live in, on and around an oak tree?
A Case production for BBCtv

: Play It Safe

Anneka Rice shows how to avoid scalds. Subtitled

Contributors

Unknown: Anneka Rice

: Questions

Timmy Mallett and Anjuu Misra look at religion. Today: what is a person?

Contributors

Unknown: Timmy Mallett
Unknown: Anjuu Misra

: Movable Feasts

Equal Rights - Sikhism. Michael visits a Sikh temple.

: Geography Casebook

A new purpose for old buildings in the west Midlands.

: History File

The effect of the Second World
War on the British people.

: Teaching Today

Developing environmental education. Stereo

: Fiddley Foodle Bird

Animation for children.

: Spider

Musical animation.

: Pinny's House

Children's animation.

: Landmarks

Children investigate river pollution. Stereo

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Storytime

: The Craftsmen

Colin Terris is a glass engraver in Caithness. Rpt

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Terris

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Praise Be! WithThoraHird.

: A Week to Remember

(Shownat8.50am) B/W

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: BacktoBataan

War drama, starring John Wayne
Anthony Quinn
1945: the people of the Philippines are fighting the Japanese while awaiting liberation by the Americans. irector Edward Dmytryk
SEE FILMS pages41 -50

Contributors

Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Anthony Quinn
Unknown: Edward Dmytryk
ColMadden: John Wayne
Capt Andres Bonifacio: Anthony Quinn
MissBarnes: Beulah Bondi
Dalisay: Fely Franquelli
MajHasko: Richard Loo
Col Kuroki: Philip Ahn
Maximo: "ducky" Louie
Lt Cmdr Waite: Lawrence Tierney

: Gardeners' World

Including a look at shaded areas and fern varieties.

: The Addams Family

American mock-horror series. Morticia 's Dilemma. Morticia discovers that her guest is promised in marriage to Gomez.

: Defll

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
More misadventures with the streetwise Will. stereo
6.50pm
Standing Room Only The football magazine programme that takes a fan's-eye view of the game. Today: how psychology can help a footballer. With Kevin Allen and Shelley Webb. Series producer Alan Hurndall

Contributors

Unknown: Kevin Allen
Unknown: Shelley Webb.
Producer: Alan Hurndall

: Perpetual Motion

Another chance to see the film about London's classic red
Routemaster bus, first shown in a series about great machines that refused to die. producer Paul Wooding
Series producer Peter Grimsdale

Contributors

Producer: Paul Wooding
Producer: Peter Grimsdale

: Horizon

Allergic to the 20th Century A debilitating and sometimes fatal condition, asthma has reached epidemic proportions in the western world and is now increasing in the developing world. The reason for this sudden rise is still puzzling scientists, but it appears that people are allergic to something in the 20th-century lifestyle. The latest scientific research revealed by Horizon indicates that we all have a short "window" in our lives when we are most vulnerable to becoming asthmatic. If we can reduce the risks of becoming sensitised then, we could improve our chances of escaping the epidemic. Producer John Groom
Series editor Jana Bennett
TRANSCRIPT: send cheque for£2. 00, payable to BSS. to [address removed]
SEE PREVIEW pages

Contributors

Producer: John Groom
Editor: Jana Bennett

: Lucinda Lambton's Alphabet of Britain

T Is for Temples. Some exotic buildings in unexpected places. Producer Andrew Gosling
Executive producer Edward Mirzoeff

Contributors

Producer: Andrew Gosling
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: Tender Mercies

Gentle character study from director Bruce
Beresford, starring Robert Duvall who won an Oscar (and wrote the songs) for his portrayal of a country singer down on his luck. Mac Sledge wakes up in a small Texas town with a massive hangover and no money.... not even enough to pay the motel bill. The owner allows him to work out his debt and gradually Mac begins to rebuild his life. ubtitled
SEE FILMS pages 41-50

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Duvall
Mac Sledge: Robert Duvall
Rosa Lee: Tess Harper
Sonny: Allan Hubbard
Dixie: Betty Buckley
Sue Anne: Ellen Barkin
Harry: Wilford Brimley
Lewis Menefee: Michael Crabtree
Robert Dennis: Lenny von Dohlen
Bertie: Stephen Funchess
Henry: James Aaron
Jake: Rick Murray
Arthur Wadsuiorth: Roy R Russell

: Newsnight

With Francine Stock.

Contributors

Unknown: Francine Stock.

: The Late Show

Features, news and opinion from the world of arts, media and culture.

: Weatherview

: Ancient Athens

Silver Mining.
Colin Cunningham shows how the success of imperial Athens was founded on wealth from local silver mines.

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Cunningham








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