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: Open University

6.20 Biology Form and Function:
Projecting Visions 7967722 6.45 Child Development: Helpingwith Family
Problems 7266451 7.10 A New Museum in South Kensington 4193155 7.35
Materials: Strike a Light

: Breakfast News

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

: For the Love of It

Today, Louise Pratt , who has a passion for thestage. Rpt ..............................


Unknown: Louise Pratt

: A Big Country

Concludingthe series on Australia is the story of afarmingfamily who left New
South Wales forthe isolated Cape York Peninsula in the far north of Queensland.

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News from 1955. B/W....

: Daytime on Two

(Note: repeats are not indicated)

9.00 Breaking Glass

9.30 Over the Moon with Mr Boom (ages 5-7) Water Everywhere

9.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) The Elves and the Shoemaker

: Children's BBC: Playdays

(Rpt) (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Look and Read Special (ages 7-9) A Soap Square Sizzler 2424364 10.45 Science Zone (ages 9-11) Forces-
Smooth Running 6603884 11.05 Space Ark (ages 7-11) Forces
11.15 Le Club (ages 9-12) Les Vacances Stereo 7952628 11.30 English File (ages 14-17) Roll of Thunder (part 4)
5432 12.00 TV6 (ages 16+) On the Road: the Family in Question

: Working Lunch

Business and consumer news........

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Great New Visionary Quest (ages 16+) Stereo 84890 1.30Qand A: Early Years Stereo 95241722 1.45 Come
Outside (ages 4-5)

: Open View

A preview of Open University programmes.
Shown last night Stereo ....................

: Racing

From Newbury. Featuring races at 2.40,
3.10 and 3.40. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley and Jim McGrath , with reports from Jonathan Powell. Introduced by Julian Wilson.
Producer Barbara Slater
Including at 2.55 News Regional News; Weather


Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley
Commentary By: Jim McGrath
Unknown: Jonathan Powell.
Introduced By: Julian Wilson.
Producer: Barbara Slater

: Today's the Day

Dailyquiz, with Martyn Lewis.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery challenge.

: Esther

The subject under discussion today is pre-menstrual syndrome - does it exist, and if so, does its impact on women's work and relationships mean true equality is impossible? With Esther Rantzen and guest Nina Myscow.


Unknown: Nina Myscow.

: All in the Mind

Lateral-thinking quiz. This week, comedian Tom O'Connorand TV presenters Nick Owen and Violet Berlin face three students from Northampton School for Girls. With Alison Holloway. Producers Kate Marlow , Bob Louis ; Executive producer Dave Ross Stereo .....................


Unknown: Tom O'Connorand
Presenters: Nick Owen
Presenters: Violet Berlin
Unknown: Alison Holloway.
Producers: Kate Marlow
Producers: Bob Louis
Producer: Dave Ross Stereo

: The Munsters: A Walk on the Mild Side

More gothic family mayhem.

Insomniac Herman goes for a walk in the park. But with police on the alert for a bag-snatcher, it turns out to be less restful than he hoped.
With Fred Gwynne, Yvonne de Carlo, Al Lewis.
(First shown on BBC1)
(B/W) (Subtitled)


Herman Munster: Fred Gwynne
Lily Munster: Yvonne de Carlo
Grandpa: Al Lewis

: The Champions

Fantasy espionage series from the 60s. The Interrogation. CraigStirlingis caught up in a never-endingnightmare. But is it a dream or is it reality? With
William Gaunt , Alexandra Bastedo and Stuart Damon.
First shown on ITV


Unknown: William Gaunt
Unknown: Alexandra Bastedo
Unknown: Stuart Damon.

: Animal Crackers

The third offive views on animals.
The Cook. Spectator cookery writer Jennifer Paterson takes a look at the vegetarian tendency and asserts that God gave us animals to eat. But she does object to cruel rearing methods. Director Andrea Michell ; Series producer Peter
Lee-Wright Stereo Subtitled ....


Unknown: Jennifer Paterson
Director: Andrea Michell

: The Rock 'n' Roll Years - the 80s

1984. Torvill and Dean strike gold; Michael Jackson dominates the music scene; the SAS swings into action at the Libyan Embassy; Indira Gandhi is assassinated; and scenes of the famine gripping Ethiopia inspire Band Aid. With music from Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Madonna, Queen, Wham, Tina Turner , Paul McCartney and Talking Heads.
Series Producer Sue Mallinson


Unknown: Michael Jackson
Unknown: Indira Gandhi
Unknown: Tina Turner
Unknown: Paul McCartney

: Top Gear Motorsport

In the last of the series, Tony Mason reports on the Tourde Corse , the rally on Corsica's fast, narrow and twisting tarmac roads. The GT circus visits
Donington for a four-hour endurance race, and Tiff Needell joins the fray in a JaguarXJ220C. There's a look back at 1985, and the emergence of three dominant names in Formula 1:
Nigel Mansell , Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna. Plus Steve Berry investigates bigfoot truck racing in the US.
Series Producer Ken Pollock ; Executive Producer
DennisAdams Stereo


Unknown: Tony Mason
Unknown: Tourde Corse
Unknown: Tiff Needell
Unknown: Nigel Mansell
Unknown: Alain Prost
Unknown: Ayrton Senna.
Unknown: Steve Berry
Producer: Ken Pollock

: Gardeners' World

Geoff Hamilton comes up with some surprising solutions fora "green" rock garden. And
Pippa Greenwood continues her quest to rid gardens of pests and diseases. See today's choices.
Series producer Betty Talks; Executive producer
TonyLaryea Stereo Subtitled .... ♦ See Geoff Hamilton : page 38


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton

: Rab C Nesbitt

Another chance to see the first series of the Scottish comedy.
City of Culture. It's 1990 and Glasgow is guarding its civic image with extreme vigilance. With Gregor Fisher , Elaine Smith , Tony Roper and Eric Cullen . Written by Ian Pattison ; Director/Producer
Colin Gilbert


Unknown: Gregor Fisher
Unknown: Elaine Smith
Unknown: Tony Roper
Unknown: Eric Cullen
Written By: Ian Pattison
Producer: Colin Gilbert

: The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer

Third episode in the new series of the surreal show.
Toddlers. Tonight, the Bra men enjoy a bracing breeze at the seaside, and the Petomains attempt the Tour de France. Meanwhile corrupt councillors Cox and Evans have a plan to brighten up the promenade of Aldington-on-Sea, with litter bins in the shape of Geoff Capes and Paul Daniels. Plus Donald and Davey Stott make an appearance on This Is Your Life.
Director/Producer John Birkin


Unknown: Geoff Capes
Unknown: Paul Daniels.
Unknown: Davey Stott
Producer: John Birkin

: Have I Got News for You

Satirical news quiz. Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by writerand broadcaster Germaine Greerand stand-up comedian Fred MacAulay. Hosted by Angus Deayton.
Director John F D Northover; Producer Colin Swash
Followed by Video Nation Shorts Subtitled


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Germaine Greerand
Unknown: Fred MacAulay.
Unknown: Angus Deayton.

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow,

: Fantasy Football League

David Baddiel and Frank Skinner present the last in the series of the comedy soccer show. Tonight, the Grand Final.
See today's choices.
Director Peter Orton ; Producer Andy Jacobs


Unknown: David Baddiel
Unknown: Frank Skinner
Director: Peter Orton
Producer: Andy Jacobs

: Wild Strawberries

Drama directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring
Victor Sjostrom
Bibi Andersson
Professor Isak Borg , woken by a terrifying surrealist dream, abruptly changes his plans. Instead of flyingto Lund to receive an honorary doctorate, he will drive and, on the way, he stops at his old family home to relive his first love and his first disappointment. In Swedish with English subtitles.
(1957) B/W ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 49-54


Directed By: Ingmar Bergman
Unknown: Victor Sjostrom
Unknown: Bibi Andersson
Unknown: Professor Isak Borg
Professor lsak Borg: Victor Sjostrom
Sara: Bibi Andersson
Marianne Borg: Ingrid Thulin
Evald Borg: Gunnar Bjornstrand
Agda: Jullan Kindahl

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