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: BBC Select

5.30 IRSF - the Merger Inquiry
Reports from London and Peterborough on the union merger plans of IRSF and NUCPS

5.45-6.00 TUTV - Trade Union Television
A new programme for union members with news, views and features from the workplace.

: Open University

6.20 Oceanography: Jamaica and the Sea

6.45 Women, Children and Work

7.35 Languages for Learning

: Breakfast News

With Signing.

: Westminster On-Line

From Monday to Thursday this programme offers members of the public a chance to tackle politicians on current issues. Presented today by Sarah Baxter.

Tel: [number removed] (calls charged at local rates; lines open Mon-Thurs, 7.15-9.00am). Fax: [number removed]. E-mail: [email address removed]


Presenter: Sarah Baxter

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.

9.00 Le Club: Mon Quartier (ages 9-12)

9.15 Teaching Today: Planning, Planning - Being Successful

9.45 Numbertime: Shapes: Squares (ages 4-5)

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Cats' Eyes: Forces: Falling (ages 5-7)

10.40 Look and Read Special: LRTV Gets Moving (ages 7-9)

11.00 Zig Zag: Wildlife: Safari Homes (ages 8-10)

11.20 Techno: Making It: The Bass (ages 11-14)

11.40 Job Bank: Print Journalist/Sea Fisherman (ages 14+)

12.00 Shakespeare: the Animated Tales: Julius Caesar (ages 9-13)

: Working Lunch

A daily look at business news.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 History File: The Making of the United Kingdom: 1500-1750 - the Religious Divide (ages 14-16)

1.25 Landmarks: Explorers and Encounters - the Aztec Empire (ages 9-12)

1.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7)

: Mirrors

Romantic drama starring
Marguerite Hickey , Timothy Daly
Young ballerina Karin Bradleytravels to New York seeking stardom. But when she lands a part in a musical, she has to choose between romance and her career. With Shanna Reed , Keenan Wynn. Director Harry Winer (1985) * FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64
3.00 News and Weather submied (news) Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Marguerite Hickey
Unknown: Timothy Daly
Unknown: Karin Bradleytravels
Unknown: Shanna Reed
Unknown: Keenan Wynn.
Director: Harry Winer

: News and Weather

Regional News; Weather

: Today's the Day

Daily quiz, with Martyn Lewis.
Quizcall: [number removed]. Calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate, 49p per minute at all other times.


Presenter: Martyn Lewis

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Daily cookery challenge.

(Programme Recipes: available on Ceefax page 613)

: Esther

Discussion series, hosted by Esther Rantzen.
Information: on any of the topics discussed this week, send an A4 sae (25p in stamps), stating which subject you require, to: [address removed]


Presenter: Esther Rantzen

: Catchword

Three more contestants pit their lexicological knowledge against the computer and one another in this challenging word game. Presented by Paul Coia.


Presenter: Paul Coia
Director: Justin C Adams
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: In Which We Serve

Continuing the Britain at War season of films.
Starring Noel Coward, John Mills

Noel Coward's moving tribute to the men and officers of the Royal Navy. Dive-bombed in the Battle of Crete, HMS Torrin is lost. But the memories of the surviving crew re-create the stirring story of the ship, and those who served in her.
Film Reviews pages 59-64


Director: Noel Coward
Director: David Lean
Captain D: Noel Coward
O/S Shorty Blake: John Mills
CPO Walter Hardy: Bernard Miles
Alix Kinross: Celia Johnson
Mrs Hardy: Joyce Carey
Freda Lewis: Kay Walsh
Number One: Derek Elphinstone
Edgecombe: Frederick Piper
Joey Mackridge: Geoffrey Hibbert
Mr Blake: George Carney
Mrs Blake: Kathleen Harrison
Uncle Fred: Wally Patch
Colonel Lumsden: Walter Fitzgerald
Lavinia Kinross: Ann Stephens
Bobby Kinross: Daniel Massey
Flags: Michael Wilding
Maureen Fenwick: Penelope Dudley Ward
Guns: Robert Sansom
Young stoker: Richard Attenborough

: States of Mind: The Enemy Within

Former pop star turned actor and businessman Adam Faith talks to Professor Anthony Clare about his experience of post-traumatic stress following a car crash 20 years ago. After the accident he was told he would never walk normally again. He proved the doctors wrong, but the psychological wounds took longer to heal.


Interviewee: Adam Faith
Interviewer: Professor Anthony Clare
Series Producer: Catharine Seddon
Executive Producer: Judith Holder

: States of Mind: The Talking Cure

Shahnaz Pakravan talks to psychoanalysts, cognitive behavioural therapists and patients, and assesses their often conflicting theories on face-to-face therapy. She also investigates whether patients are at risk from unregistered therapists using powerful techniques. See today's choices.


Presenter: Shahnaz Pakravan
Producer: Mark Jones
Executive Producer: Robin Brightwell

: The Outer Limits: Blood Brothers

Sci-fi thriller series.

Michael and Spencer Deighton have differing plans for their late father's giant pharmaceutical company. Spencer (Charles Martin Smith), a scientist, has stumbled across a retrovirus that prompts cell regeneration. Michael (Martin Kemp), a businessman, sees the commercial threat in a discovery that could make medicine obsolete.
See today's choices.
See John Peel: page 14
Why has TV gone sci-fi mad?: page 24


Spencer Deighton: Charles Martin Smith
Michael Deighton: Martin Kemp

: States of Mind: Minders: Acute Face

Third in the series following the work of a South London community mental health team.

After throwing her furniture out of the window, walking the streets in her nightie and playing the same song at top volume for three days, Valerie is brought into Springfield Psychiatric Hospital by the police. She has been admitted to hospital 26 times in the past decade and the psychiatric team want to break the cycle of her manic highs, but Valerie insists she has only been celebrating her birthday. She is forcibly detained but as the medication begins to work, how will this funny, warm person be affected?
(The next programme is on Thursday at 8.00pm)

Followed by Victory Stills
A series of personal stories behind VE Day photographs.


Producer: Louise Norman
Executive Producer: Lorraine Heggessey
Executive Producer: Robert Thirkell

: Party Election Broadcast

By the Liberal Democrats.
(Shown at 9.30pm on BBC1 and 10.30pm on ITV)

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark.


Presenter: Kirsty Wark

: States of Mind: Prozac Diary

This Late Show Special follows four artists over a period of weeks as they use the anti-depressant drug Prozac, to see how the experience affects their creativity. The artists taking part are novelists Michael Bracewell and Alice Thomas Ellis, poet Alan Jenkins, and pop musician Bernard Sumner.


Subject: Michael Bracewell
Subject: Alice Thomas Ellis
Subject: Alan Jenkins
Subject: Bernard Sumner
Producer: Oliver James
Series Editor: Michael Poole

: Weatherview

: Open University

12.05 Psychology in Action: Understanding Violence
The work of a psychologist at Hull Prison, training officers and acting as counsellor to the prisoners

12.30 Design Principles and Practice: Design for Manufacture
OU downloaded video

: The Record

The debates and developments in Parliament. With Sally Hardcastle.


Presenter: Sally Hardcastle

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