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: Open University

6.45 Maths Models and Methods: the Examination
9746913 7.10Probability: FindingOne's Bearings
6878371 7.35 Maths: Algebra

: Reviving Antiques

Removing chewing gum from a rug.

: Come Lasses and Lads

The 25th anniversary celebration of the Reading
Schools Music Festival.

: Daytime on Two

9.00 Lernexpress

9.15 Italianissimo

9.30 Inside English

9.45 Watch

10.00 Look and Read

10.20 Around Scotland: Clearances

10.40 Over the Moon

10.55 Science Challenge

11.15 English Express

11.35 Seeing through Science

12.00 English File: New Approaches

12.30 Scene: the Soldier

1.00 Short Circuit

1.20 Fingermouse

1 35 PC Pinkerton

1.40 English Time

2.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather
followed by Words and Pictures

Note: repeats are not indicated.

: Jumpcuts

Last in the series previewing OU programmes.

: In the Garden

Planting bulbs for spring.

: Master Craftsmen

The work of a glass engraver.

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by The Candid Image of Dr Erich Solomon
The founder of the candid camera technique.
3.50 News and Weather
Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Dr Erich Solomon

: Undercover

Comedy starring
Genevieve Picot John Walton
In 1920s Sydney, lingerie fashions were changing as fast as attitudes towards women. Director David Stevens (1983)
FILM REVIEWS pages 67-74


Unknown: Genevieve Picot
Unknown: John Walton
Director: David Stevens

: Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons

Enter the puppet world of the Mysterons from Mars, of Spectrum, the agency charged with saving Earth from invasion, of the sinister Captain Black, and of the indestructible Captain Scarlet.

Just as Thunderbirds and Stingray, other 1960s creations of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, have been introduced to a new, young public by recent BBC2 screenings, so Captain Scarlet awaits a fresh audience, as well as thirtysomethings anxious to feast on nostalgia. In this first episode, the Mysterons take over the mind and body of Captain Black.
See This Week page 12

: The Man from UNCLE

Napoleon is sent on a mission to save the Louvre. Subtitled

: The O Zone

The Pet Shop Boys - Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant - talk to Andi Peters about their new album, "Very".


Guest: Chris Lowe
Guest: Neil Tennant
Presenter/Director: Andi Peters
Producer: Paul Smith

: What the Papers Say

Presented by David Rose of The Observer.
AGranadaproductionfor BBCtv


Presented By: David Rose

: East

South Africa: an Indian
Experience. As South Africa moves towards democracy, its one-million strong Indian community fears for its future. The second of these two films examines why they are easy targets in the turmoil. Producer Faran Durrani
Series prod ucerCharles Bruce A Saturn production for BBCtv


Producer: Faran Durrani

: An English-woman's Garden

US-born Nancy Lancaster is the subject of the second programme in this series. Now 95, she has cherished her glorious garden at Great Hasely, Oxfordshire, for 40 years. Famous for her influence on British interior design, she was one of the original pioneers of English country-house style and the first person to put carpets in bathrooms - a reaction to her dismay at the draughty discomfort of grand English houses in the 1920s. In this first television interview (she has refused past requests) she expresses her frustration as a wheelchair- user at no longer being able to "get her hands in the dirt".
Director Ann Lalic
Producers Penny Forster and Ann Lalic A PM production for BBCtv


Unknown: Nancy Lancaster
Director: Ann Lalic
Director: Ann Lalic

: The Look

Another chance to go behind the scenes of the fashion world. Today: marketing techniques. Directed and produced by Gina Newson and Jeremy Newson
A Freelance Film Partners production forBBCtv Rpt


Produced By: Gina Newson
Produced By: Jeremy Newson

: Animated Arias

Avec la garde montante from Bizet's Carmen in a film directed by Christophe Vallaux and Pascal Roulin , and Jonathan Hills 's film of Un bel di vedremo from Puccini's
Madam Butterfly. Stereo


Directed By: Christophe Vallaux
Directed By: Pascal Roulin
Directed By: Jonathan Hills


KYTV's documentary team goes to Gravesend to live with an ordinary family for a year.
Written by Angus Deayton and Geoffrey Perkins Director John Stroud ; Producer Jamie Rix


Written By: Angus Deayton
Written By: Geoffrey Perkins
Director: John Stroud
Producer: Jamie Rix

: Newsnight

Presented by Sue Cameron.


Presenter: Sue Cameron

: That Was the Week That Was

Frankie Howerd joins David Frost and the regular team of the 60s satirical show.
Onginal producer Ned Sherrin
Compiled by Franny Moyle 8/W


Unknown: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: David Frost
Producer: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Franny Moyle

: Weather-view

: Rock Docs

Stevie Wonder: Inner Visions
An intimate portrait of the star made during his 1980 US tour. Executive producer Leslie Megahey
Director Ted Clisby Rpt


Producer: Leslie Megahey
Director: Ted Clisby Rpt

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