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: Open University

6.20 Maths: Modelling Stock Control
Deciding how few spare parts you need to keep in stock in order to save money, but still be able to meet demand.

6.45 Japanese Education: Changing the Mould
Why the education system in Japan is under review.

7.10 Czech Education: After the Revolution
Determining the priorities now for educationalists in the Czech Republic.

7.35 Industrial Democracy in the Workplace
Christopher Pollitt asks what it means, and what difference it makes.


Presenter (Industrial Democracy in the Workplace): Christopher Pollitt

: Breakfast News

With Signing.

: Children's BBC: Patrik Pacard

Second episode of the 12-part drama about a boy caught up in espionage. (Rpt)

: Cousteau Amazon: Snow Storms in the Jungle

Captain Cousteau and the team investigate illegal drug trading in Amazonia, where the indigenous people's practice of chewing coca leaves has led to one of the world's most serious problems - addiction to cocaine.

: A Day that Shook the World: Operation Desert Storm

A look at the events of January 1991.

: See Hear!

With signing and subtitles.
Shown Sunday, 10.00 am on BBC1

: Cricket

Live coverage from the NatWest Trophy quarter-final match between Yorkshire and traditional rivals Lancashire. This year, Lancashire are on course for that unprecedented clean sweep of all four domestic cricketing trophies that so narrowly eluded Warwickshire last year. Plus, regular roundups from the other grounds. Warwickshire will play Derbyshire, for whom the competition represents the only hope of success in what has been a dismal season, while championship contenders Northamptonshire have put aside poor one-day form to earn a tie against Gloucestershire. Meanwhile, Middlesex face a difficult game against Glamorgan at Cardiff. Introduced by Tony Lewis.


Presenter: Tony Lewis
Commentary: Richie Benaud
Commentary: Geoffrey Boycott
Commentary: David Gower
Commentary: Jack Bannister
TV Presentation: Alan Griffiths
Executive Producer: Keith Mackenzie

: Working Lunch

A daily look at business news.

: Children's BBC: Joshua Jones


: Cricket

Further live coverage of the 60 overs per side quarter-final match between
Yorkshire and Lancashire at Headingley.

Including at 3.00 and 3.55 News; Regional News; Weather

(As the cricket will be shown until close of play, subsequent programmes may run late)

: Big Science

Third of a six-part magazine series investigating the relationship between science and modern society.

Research implies that 10,000 people could be dying from the traffic pollution in Britain each year. Presenter David Malone discovers that Britain has just seven EU-approved pollution measuring sites, compared with Germany's 200, and that there are no national standards for ozone or nitrogen dioxide levels. Will Britain have to follow the example of smog-filled Athens, where residents wear face masks in the summer?

He also investigates the environmental row between Greenpeace and the chemical industry over chlorine, the basis of some of the most common chemicals in the world. Some feel it may be the cause of decreasing fertility in men, as sperm counts have halved since the Second World War.

Finally, David meets philosopher Ed Regis to talk about the science of nanotechnology. Scientists can now write the contents of four encyclopedias on a pin. How far will nanotechnology be able to transform human society?
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Presenter: David Malone
Interviewee: Ed Regis
Series Producer: David Paterson
Executive Producer: Alex Graham

: Public Eye: Sex In the Dark

How would you feel if someone had sex with you knowing that they might give you Aids? In the US, a man was convicted of attempted murder in for doing just that.
There are those within British Aids organisations who refuse to condemn people for risking the infection of others, on the grounds that people who are HIV positive already suffer harassment and discrimination - to be told it is wrong to have sex which risks passing on a life-threatening virus would be simply offensive. Other activists disagree, and feel that people who are HIV positive or have Aids should show more responsibility in their sexual behaviour. New research suggests that a substantial number of people are failing to do so. Mark Easton reports on the controversy and examines the argument that Britain should make such behaviour illegal, and talks to those whose lives have been affected.


Reporter: Mark Easton
Producer: Louise Norman
Editor: Mark Wakefield

: The Bomb: Nagasaki Journey

The misery in the aftermath of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city Nagasaki is evoked by three stories told from different points of view.

The first story tells of Sumiteru Taniguchi, a 16-year-old postman who was delivering mail on his bicycle when the bomb exploded. With the aid of contemporary footage of Mr Taniguchi and archive film of him in hospital - shot by US Army doctors in 1945 - it shows how he and his family were psychologically affected by his injuries.
The second tells of US Marine Victor Tolley, who came ashore in Nagasaki harbour with his fellow sailors, six weeks after the bombing. Marine cinematographers filmed the occupation, including encounters with Japanese survivors.
Finally, the programme tells of Isuko Okubo, who searched in vain for her son Akira after the blast. He had been attending classes at the medical school, which was destroyed.
In addition to recently discovered rare footage from 1945, Nagasaki Journey features black and white still photographs, taken the day after the blast, by Japanese Army photographer Yosuke Yamahata.
Directed and produced by Judy Irving , Chris Beaver

The Bomb season continues tomorrow with Return to Hiroshima at 7.00pm


Unknown: Sumiteru Taniguchi
Unknown: Mr Taniguchi
Unknown: Isuko Okubo
Unknown: Yosuke Yamahata.
Produced By: Judy Irving
Produced By: Chris Beaver

: Fourteen Days in May

Another showing for the award-winning documentary on Edward Earl Johnson, who was found guilty of murder, sentenced to death and executed, despite appealing against his sentence for eight years in the US courts. This documentary examines the wider issue of capital punishment and its effect on all concerned, including death row staff and other inmates.
See today's choices.


Subject: Edward Earl Johnson
Directer/Producer: Paul Hamann

: Newsnight

Topical news analysis programme. Presented by Kirsty Wark.


Presenter: Kirsty Wark

: Cricket

Highlights of the day's action at the quarter-final stage of the tournament, featuring the match between Yorkshire and Lancashire at Headingley. Introduced by Tony Lewis.


Presenter: Tony Lewis

: Weatherview

: Open University: Public Murals in New York

During the 1930s, American artists were encouraged to paint murals in places as diverse as hospitals, airports and housing estates

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