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: Open University

6.15 Introduction to Pure Maths

6.40 Maths Methods

7.05 Maths: Up to the Mark

7.30 American History

7.55 The Industry of Culture

8.20 Race and Education

8.45 Evolution


Unknown: Uptothe Mark

: Beachwatch

High Tide
Hot on the heels of BBC l's live birdwatching project, Bird in the Nest,
BBC2 now spends a day on a Norfolk beach watching the wildlife.
Throughout the day
Howard Stableford, Simon King , Chris Packham and Sheila Anderson follow the cycle of the tide, observing its effect on wildlife.
In this opening programme Howard
Stableford watches the seals gather as they wait for the tide to turn and observes sandwich terns feeding their chicks. (The next report is at 10. 55am)
BOOKLET: see 8.45pm
SEE THIS WEEK pages 10 and 17


Unknown: Simon King
Unknown: Chris Packham
Unknown: Sheila Anderson

: Fiddley Foodle Bird

With Philippa Forrester and Ratz. Plus more news from Beachwatch.

: Fievel's American Tails


: The Movie Game

: Grange Hill

Written by Phil Redmond Rpt


Written By: Phil Redmond Rpt

: Beachwatch

Falling tide.

: The O Zone

: Around Westminster

With Michael Hastings.


Unknown: Michael Hastings.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Sue Barker. Including at
3.45-4.05 Beachwatch
Low tide
12.35 Yachting
An early season look at the Ultra 30 series.
1.00 Football
The last in the World Cup reports looks at the Republic of Ireland's chances against Italy next Saturday.
(The opening ceremony and first match - Germany v Bolivia can be seen on Friday at 7pm)
1.15, 4.05 Athletics
The AAA Championships.
2.00 Tennis
The final of the Grass Court Championships.
Athletics television presentation Martin Webster


Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Unknown: Martin Webster

: Beachwatch

Rising Tide. The fourth live transmission from Norfolk.
With the rising tide,
Simon King admires the grace of the terns with the help of a very special camera and Sheila Anderson tries to track down the seals.
(Final programme 8.45pm)


Unknown: Simon King
Unknown: Sheila Anderson

: The Money Programme

When Britain's last big fork-lift truck maker slipped into the hands of the Germans last month, accusations of foul play began to fly. The German banks were accused of bouncing Lancer Boss into receivership so that a German buyer could get it on the cheap. In tonight's programme,
Richard Watson tells the inside story of what really happened. Producer David Mills
Editor Jane Ellison


Unknown: Lancer Boss
Unknown: Richard Watson
Editor: Jane Ellison

: Grand Prix

The Canadian Grand Prix from Montreal. Live coverage of the whole race - the sixth round of the Formula 1 World Championship from the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit. This circuit, located on the He Notre Dame in the St Laurent River, is arguably the toughest of the Grand Prix season. Narrow and twisting it is, nevertheless, a favourite among the drivers. Commentary by Murray Walker and Jonathan Palmer. Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside
(Highlights tomorrow at 2.15pm)
As coverage of the Grand Prix is live, subsequent programmes may run late.


Commentator: Murray Walker
Commentartor: Jonathan Palmer
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Producer: Jim Reside

: Beachwatch

High Tide
As the sun goes down on the Norfolk coast, a day of live wildlife watching draws to a close. The area has been specially chosen for its flat, bleak, remote and inaccessible qualities, which makes it so attractive to the wildlife which inhabit it.
Over the day, viewers will have been able to see sandwich terns fishing and feeding their chicks, follow the camera boat as it tries to track down the seals and witness Howard Stableford digging for bait in the mud.
Simon King went for a long walk along a five-mile sandy shingle bank, hoping to find colonies of terns at the end, and Sheila Anderson waited with the seals forthe tide to turn.
In this last programme
Chris Packham watches hundreds of terns frantically ferrying fish to their hungry chicks. Howard Stableford recalls the memorable moments of the day over a pancake made from local plants, cooked on the beach. Producer Sara Ford
Executive producer Robin Hellier
(Highlights next Sunday) BOOKLET: send a large setf-addressed envelope with a 29p or 38p stamp to
[address removed]


Unknown: Simon King
Unknown: Sheila Anderson
Unknown: Chris Packham
Producer: Sara Ford
Producer: Robin Hellier

: John Sessions's Likely Stories: Lord of the Isles

Last in the series of bizarre tales written and performed by John Sessions.
A man who thinks he's king meets a man who wants to be king and a ghost who's glad he wasn't. A Pozzitive production for BBCtv


Writer/performer: John Sessions
Director/Producer: Geoff Posner

: Europe Decides

Britain went to the polls to vote for its Euro MPs last Thursday but the snape or the new European parliament will not be decided until tonight when more than
200 million votes across Europe have been counted.
David Dimbleby reports on the live declarations from the key counts in Britain and, with the help of studio guests BBC political editor Robin Oakley , analysts Professor Anthony King , Peter Kellner and Ann-Marie Le Gouannec , assesses their impact - particularly on the Conservatives and John Major 's leadership. There are also reports from correspondents in the key European capitals on their countries' elections, and Peter Snow - without whom no election programme is complete - analyses the results with his latest high-tech graphic device. Studio director Rob Hopkin
Editor Peter Horrocks


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Editor: Robin Oakley
Unknown: Professor Anthony King
Unknown: Peter Kellner
Unknown: Ann-Marie Le Gouannec
Unknown: John Major
Director: Rob Hopkin
Editor: Peter Horrocks

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