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: Open University

6.45 Social Sciences: Wrapping Up the Themes 8990414 7.35 Palazzo Venezia , Rome: a Cardinal's Palace


Unknown: Palazzo Venezia

: Breakfast News

With Signing. Subtitled ..................

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Le Cafe des Reves (ages 13-15).
Third of a five-part drama written by Nigel Hinton for secondary school students learning French. Stereo 5175940 9.20
The Great Picture Trail (ages 14-16). Neil MacGregor , director of the National Gallery in London, examines Titian's
Bacchus and Ariadne and Mondrian's
Composition with Grey, Red, Yellow and Blue. Stereo Subtitled 1499582 9.30
Square One TV (ages 9-11). Probability.
8808679 9.45 Storytime (ages 4-5). Frog and the Birdsong read by Hannah Gordon.


Written By: Nigel Hinton
Unknown: Neil MacGregor
Read By: Hannah Gordon.

: Children's BBC: Playdays - The Roundabout Stop



Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Watch (ages 6-7). Famous People: Florence Nightingale. 2489940 10.40 Around Scotland (ages 10-12).
Tbwnscapes: Employment - the jobs peopledoinfivetowns.
11.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7). People:
Survival. 4397037 11.15 Ghostwriter
(ages 10-12). Jamal's father becomes ill but the team keeps on the trail of the thief. Stereo 788872 11.45 The Science Collection (ages 16+). Optically Speaking. Light is taking overfrom electricity in communications. A look at the uses of optical fibres. Stereo 4449124 12.10 The Geography Programme (ages 11-16). Retail Chain - a report on trade in high street shops.

: Working Lunch

Daily business news........................

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Economics Collection (ages 16+). Money and Banking. An exploration of money, its importance and value, which includes a guide to foreign exchange and the link between government policy and trade. Stereo 81645292 1.25ZigZag
(ages 8-10). An African Country: Kenya - Food and Farming,

: Children's BBC

With Chris Jarvis

Penny Crayon
Dennis and Penny go to the circus.


Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: Labour Party Live

Labour's traditional Achilles heel - defence - is tackled by delegates, some of whom will no doubt demand further cuts in arms spending. Commitment to a single European currency and political union will also provoke lively debate..........
3.00 News and Weather Subtitled (news)
3.50 News and Weather subt/tied (news) Regional News; Weather

: The Hostel

In its 150th year, the YMCA is providing more accommodation foryoung homeless people than anyone else in the eastern counties. This programme looks at the busy Norwich hostel, and asks how it copes with the youngsters who arrive daily at its doors.
Producer Dick Meadows ; Series producer
Peter Hiscocks Rpt .......................................


Producer: Dick Meadows
Producer: Peter Hiscocks Rpt

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Starring Patrick Stewart
Galaxy's Child. Geordi is thrilled to meet the woman who designed the Enterprise's engines, but Dr Leah Brah ms does not comform to his image. The ship becomes surrogate motherto a deadly child.


Unknown: Patrick Stewart
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Patrick Stewart
Commander William Riker: Jonathan Frakes
Lt Commander Geordi LaForge: Levar Burton
LtWorf: Michael Dorn
Dr Beverly Crusher: Gates McFadden
Counsellor Deanna Troi: Marina Sirtis
Lt Commander Data: Brent Spiner
Leah Brahms: Susan Gibney

: The Big Trip

Third of a seven-part series following the adventures and exploits of three groups of young travellers on atight budget as they journey across
Indonesia and Australia, the United
States and southern Mediterranean.
This week includes the Irish girls Suzanne and Amanda on the Indonesian island of Bali, a trip into
Cajun country with Maura, Roddy and Paul - the Glasgow three - and a ferry to Greece for a tour round the Peloponnese with college mates Harry and Lynton. Extra travel information and tips on Ceefax page 619.
Producer Helen Bullough ; Senes producer Nicola
Moody Stereo
Followed by Black Tracks
Classic black music from BBC2's archives. Stereo


Producer: Helen Bullough

: All Black

A documentary series looking at Afro-Caribbean issues.
NWA - Networkers with Attitude
A new generation of black Britons believes that if they get together, exchange contacts and even contracts, they can network theirway to success. This film asks if their system really works.
Producer Michael Gooding ; Series producer Yasmin Anwar


Producer: Michael Gooding
Producer: Yasmin Anwar

: A Feast of Floyd

Keith Floyd chooses eight of his favourite programmes from ten years of "gastronautical" travel.
In this episode from the Floyd on Britain and Ireland series he indulges his other great passion, playingrugby. But the dinner he prepares forthe
Kidwelly Rugby Club ends in disaster. Fortunately other Welsh dishes - cockles with laverbread, salt duck and Glamorgan sausages - compensate for dropping the rugby club's dinner on the floor.
Producer David Pritchard


Unknown: Keith Floyd
Producer: David Pritchard

: University Challenge

Student teams from Liverpool
University and Sheffield University compete in another battle of wits.
Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Director Jenny Dodd ; Producer Kieran Roberts


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Director: Jenny Dodd
Producer: Kieran Roberts

: Grace under Fire

American comedy series about one woman's recipe for survival.
Say Goodnight, Gracie. Grace is thrilled to get a permanent job at the refinery. But it brings night work and babysitting problems. Stereo
Followed by Mr Crabtree Goes Fishing
Cartoon first shown in Tracks.
Producer Kathryn Moore Stereo


Unknown: Mr Crabtree
Producer: Kathryn Moore
Grace Kelly: Brett Butler
Russell: Dave Thomas
Nadine: Julie White
Wade: Casey Sander
Quentin: Jon Paulsteuer
Libby: Kaitlin Cullum

: Video Diaries: The Cuban Nipple Crisis

Photographer Paul Harvey offers an insight into the supposedly glamorous world of photographers' models and exotic locations, as Fidel Castro's communist enclave plays host to the preparation of a topless calendar. See today's choices.
If you would like to make a video diary, write to: [address removed].


Presenter: Paul Harvey
Producer: Bob Long

: Newsnight


: The Late Show Poetry Special

As a curtain-raiser to tomorrow's
National Poetry Day, Tracey MacLeod presents performances from established names in British poetry such as James Fenton and Simon Armitage and rising young talents including Kathleen Jamie and Merle Collings.


Unknown: Tracey MacLeod
Unknown: James Fenton
Unknown: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Kathleen Jamie
Unknown: Merle Collings.

: Weatherview

: The Sordid Subject of BoeufBourguignon

Considering home economics.

: Nightschool TV

History File - Expansion, Trade and Industry: Britain 1750-1900. Five programmes for secondary

: Nightschool TV

A benefits agency..................

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