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: Open University

7.10 Physical Chemistry: Ammonia Synthesis 5872129 7.35 IT in Bank Training

: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: Under Sail

The Old Gaffers. The race for old working boats on the east coast. Rpt

: A Week to Remember

Pathé News this week in 1953. A Gnffin production for BBCtv

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00am Lifeschool Special How tourism has led to the exploitation of children in the Third World.

: Landmarks

Animated film of life in a fictitious 13th-century castle in North Wales.

: Storytime

A story about a balloon in search of a rainbow.

: Watch

Ellis Ward goes abseiling on an activity holiday.


Unknown: Ellis Ward

: Music Time

Javanese singing and dancing.

: Landmarks

School children investigate
Ancient Egypt.

: Play It Safe!

Anneka Rice advises on water safety. Subtitled


Unknown: Anneka Rice

: WeatherWatch

When the WindBlows. Will storms in Britain be worse in the future?

: Mexico Vivo

Mexican style rodeos and modern dance.

: Sex Education

Life Begins. Why both a man and a woman are necessary for a baby to be conceived.

: English Express: Who, Me?

Is Sally really getting a personal stereo, or is she lying?

: Teaching Today

Teachers explain how they use BBC school radio broadcasts.

: Johnson and Friends

Puppet story.

: King Rollo

Animation narrated by Ray Brooks


Narrator: Ray Brooks

: Crystal Tipps and Alistair


: Landmarks

Earthwatch. Environmental concern brings children together.

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Storytime

: Westminster reports


: Made by Hand

The skills involved in making stained glass. Rpt

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Sweet Inspiration
This week, Stephanie Cole.


Unknown: Stephanie Cole.

: A Week to Remember

A Griffin production for BBCtv

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: Chase a Crooked Shadow

Thriller starring Richard Todd
Heiress Kim Prescott begins to doubt her sanity when her brother, presumed killed, arrives to claim his inheritance.
Director Michael Anderson (1957)
SEE FILMS pages 43-50


Unknown: Richard Todd
Unknown: Heiress Kim Prescott
Director: Michael Anderson
Ward: Richard Todd
Kimberky: Anne Baxter
Vargas: Erbert Hlom
Chandler Bridson: Alexander Knox

: East Anglian Gardens

Peter Seabrook visits Bullwick
Rectory. Rpt


Unknown: Peter Seabrook

: Gardeners' World

Including: a beautiful garden made for just a few pence.

: Safe in Their Hands?

In March this year, four schoolchildren on an outdoor education course died after a canoe trip in Lyme Bay in Dorset went tragically wrong. But could their deaths have been prevented? Reporter Sally Mountjoy examines disturbing allegations that safety standards at the centre were inadequate. Does the industry now urgently need regulation?
Producer Simon Willis


Reporter: Sally Mountjoy
Producer: Simon Willis

: Cardiff Singer of the World

A showcase for singers of opera and lieder on the threshold of professional careers, this is the sixth in BBC Wales's biennial competition. During this week,
25 singers will take to the stage ; at St David's Hall and submit their performances to the scrutiny of a jury that includes Joan Sutherland and Marilyn
1 Home. Judging by the success of previous winners, an international career is virtually j guaranteed to the victor. i Highlights of the preliminary rounds will be shown each
I evening this week, with the final I broadcast live next Saturday.
Among tonight's five singers is Scotland's entrant, mezzo-soprano Elizabeth McCormack ; all are accompanied by the Orchestra of Welsh National
Opera conducted by Carlo Rizzi. Producer Christina Macaulay Series editor Hilary Boulding
Event sponsored by British Petroleum


Unknown: Joan Sutherland
Soprano: Elizabeth McCormacK
Conducted By: Carlo Rizzi.
Producer: Christina MacAulay
Editor: Hilary Boulding

: Education Special

Spoilt for Choice
The Parents' Charter tells parents they have the right to choose the school they want for their children. This programme follows six parents in the London Borough of Hillingdon as they apply to secondary schools and wait to receive offers of a place. Director Andrew Bethell
A Double Exposure production for BBCtv


Director: Andrew Bethell

: Horizon

A Vital Poison
The strange story of how researchers discovered that a lethal gas, nitric oxide, was behind some of the most basic functions of our bodies.
Producer Tim Haines
Series editor Jana Bennett


Producer: Tim Haines
Editor: Jana Bennett

: Lucinda Lambton's Alphabet of Britain

V Is for Vicars. Pastors, parsons and prelates with eccentric enthusiasms.
Executive producer Edward Mirzoeff Producer Andrew Gosling


Producer: Edward Mirzoeff
Producer: Andrew Gosling

: Jenny Kissed Me

FILM Drama of contemporary life starring
Deborra-Lee Fumess Dissatisfied with her life, Carol takes her daughter away to a sleazy existence in Melbourne.
Director Brian Trenchard-Smith (1984)
SEE FILMS pages 43-50


Unknown: Deborra-Lee Fumess
Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Carol Grey: Deborra-Lee Furness
Lindsay Fenton: Ivar Kants
Jenny Grey: Tamsin West
Gaynor Roberts: Paula Duncan

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.

: The Late Show: Italian Week

First of four nightly programmes examining how recent events have affected Italian culture.
Tonight: Sarah Dunant explores the new role of Italian magistrate as hero. Editor Janice Hadlow


Unknown: Sarah Dunant
Editor: Janice Hadlow

: Weathervlew

: The Politics of Equal Opportunity

Improving a company's equal opportunities policy.

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