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: Open University

6.45 Maths: Energy Through the Window 3307422 7.10 History ofMaths: The Liberation of Algebra 4885843 7.35 Databases: Miles of Aisles

: Grand Prix

Highlights of yesterday's Portuguese Grand Prix.
(Showwn yesterday 9.40pm)

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News this week in 1953. AGrtfflnproductiontorBBCtv
B/w 2562911,

: A Day in the Life Of

Terry Cloud a swimming

: Daytime on Two

9.05 The Global Environment
How different pressures on agricultural land lead to erosion.

9.25 Mad About Music
Looking at scales. (Stereo)

9.45 Numbertime

10.00 Go 4,5
Looking at water.

10.20 Music Time
Music inspired by the noise a family makes doing housework. (Stereo)

10.45 Thinkabout Science

11.00 Zig Zag

11.20 Shakespeare: the Animated Tales - Macbeth
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

11.50 Le Cafe des Reves
Second of a five-part drama for secondary school students learning French. (Stereo)

12.10 The Geography Programme - the disappearing sea

12.30 History File - Hungary in 1956

12.50 Teaching Today - Managing pupil behaviour

1.20 Gordon T Gopher
Puppet adventures with Gordon the Gopher and Phillip Schofield.

1.30 Christopher Crocodile
Animation with the voice of Derek Griffiths.

1.35 PC Pinkerton
Animation with the voice of Ian Lavender.

1.40 Landmarks

2.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather
followed by Numbertime

Note: repeats are not indicated.


Himself (Gordon T Gopher): Phillip Schofield
Narrator (Christopher Crocodile): Derek Griffiths
Voices (PC Pinkerton): Ian Lavender

: Labour Live

Further live coverage from Brighton. This afternoon's session ends with elections to Labour's National j Executive.
Including at 3.00pm
News Subtitled and Weather and at 3.50pm
News subtitled and Weather Regional News; Weather

: Quantum

Scientific documentary. Ancient Whispers. An exploration of the complex notion that everything - the stars, the planets, people - even time itself, began with a huge singular explosion. Even more bizarre, however, is the idea that an ancient whisper of this almighty bang, a kind of heat relic from the main event, is still with us. Presented by Geoffrey Burchfield.


Presented By: Geoffrey Burchfield.

: The Addams Family

Morticia's sister Ophelia is madly in love with a millionaire, but is he a fraud?

: Def II Scene

Baby I Love You. Schoolgirl Julie loves her baby. But she feels threatened by her mother who treats him as her own child, and also refuses to let the baby's young father have any contact, despite his pleas. Written by Andrew Davies
ProducerSusan Paton


Written By: Andrew Davies
Written By: Producersusan Paton

: Standing Room Only

Tonight, a look at the market in replica team shirts, and an exclusive interview with former England manager
Bobby Robson. With Simon O'Brien and Shelley Webb. Series producer Alan Humdall


Unknown: Bobby Robson.
Unknown: Simon O'Brien
Unknown: Shelley Webb.
Producer: Alan Humdall

: Tex Avery


: Will to Win

Breaking the Barriers. When Jackie Robinson walked out to bat as the first black player in major league baseball, it changed America for ever. Tonight's programme examines the courage of the black athletes who fought to take their rightful place in sporting history. Narrated by HughQuarshie.
Series producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst TV production for BBCtv


Unknown: Jackie Robinson
Producer: Tony Laryea

: Trenchcoatin Paradise

Thriller starring Dirk Benedict
Bruce Dem
When wise-cracking private eye Eddie Mazda moves to
Hawaii, all he's looking forward to is the sun and the sea. But he soon finds that the paradise island also has more than its fair share of intrigue, passion and cold-blooded murder.
Director Martha Coolidge (1989)
FILM REVIEW pages 67-74


Unknown: Dirk Benedict
Unknown: Bruce Dem
Unknown: Eddie Mazda
Director: Martha Coolidge
Eddie Mazda: Dirk Benedict
John Hollander: Bruce Dern
LisaDuncan: Catherine Oxenberg
Claire Hollander: Kim Zimmer
Mona Williams: Sydney Walsh
Susanna Hollander: Michelle Phillips
Carmen Nunzio Jr: Vincent Guastaferro
Jack Christie: Steve Lundquist

: Newman and Baddiel in Pieces

Music buffs will savour tonight's grave performance of Let 's All Do the Conga by the Cure's lead singer Robert Smith , while Baddiel's grandmother lends her expertise to the Jesus and Mary Chain. Amid the musings on lost childhood, old age and death in Rob Newman and David Baddiel 's new comedy series is a touching report on the struggle for dignity undertaken by people whose faces resemble those on sale Injoke shops. Plus, naturally, some History Today. Director Babara Jones
Producer Harry Thompson


Singer: Robert Smith
Unknown: Rob Newman
Unknown: David Baddiel
Director: Babara Jones
Producer: Harry Thompson

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman, and Peter Snow at the Labour Party Conference all week.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman
Presenter: Peter Snow

: The Late Show

The arts and media magazine presented by Michael Ignatieff. Producer Vanessa Engle
Series editorMichael Poole


Presented By: Michael Ignatieff.
Producer: Vanessa Engle

: Weatherview

: Childbirth and Contraception

What choices did women have at the beginning of this century? And how had their experiences and expectations changed by 1950? Rpt

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