6.45 Classical Greece: Shipping
7.10 Education: From Theory to Therapy
7.35 The Islands of Hawaii
8.0 Physics: Phonons
8.25 Computing: Operating Systems
6.45 Classical Greece: Shipping
Stuart Bradley and Elizabeth Watts say Hallo Again with songs, games and play ideas. Musicians
ALLAN ROGERS , WILL HILL Story: Just the Trick by DIANA STOW
Director SHEILA FRASER Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE
Rediscovering religious belief The Kingdom of God ... a Political Agenda
Charles Elliott talks with The Rev Margaret Forrester , a Church of Scotland minister, and The Rev
Professor Duncan Forrester of Edinburgh University about the implications of praying 'thy kingdom come.... on earth as it is in heaven.' Director LELIA GUINERY-GREEN Producer DAVID CRAIG (R)
An opportunity to join other viewers in a simple service of prayer and meditation. As Coventry Cathedral celebrates 25 years of offering its ministry of reconciliation to the city and the world, Ann Easter joins Sheila Wright for this morning's service of prayer and meditation in the Cathedral's International Centre. Paul Oestreicher reflects on today's readings, and children from the Cathedral's congregation help to express the theme:
The Demands of the Kingdom - Generosity.
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS
Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER BBC Pebble Mill
Action groups for pensioners keep up the pressure to better the lot of the elderly and to encourage old people themselves to get involved in the struggle - to stay active. One person who's done so is Mrs Oily Hollingsworth , a leading light of Tooting
Action Pensioners in London. The programme includes contributions from
Jack Jones of the Transport and General Workers Union, and David Hobman , former
Director of Age Concern. Film editor PETER DELFGOU
Produced by LUCY PARKER (R) (e)
This week Michael Newman visits one of the most extraordinary houses in the south west. In 1790 two determined and inspired spinsters conceived and built A La Ronde which, as the name implies, is an almost circular building. More unusual than that is the tradition of the house passing in an almost unbroken female line of descent.
The decorations, antiques and heirlooms reflect a decidedly feminine outlook. Director MIKE BOW
Producer HOWARD PERKS
Michael McIntyre - Medical Herbalist
Ten years ago Michael
Mclntyre gave up publishing and spent four years at the National Institute of Medical Herbalism studying the oldest medicine of all. Now he practises from his cottage in Oxfordshire. In France, at the University of Paris, Nord, the use of plants and herbs is also taken seriously. Dr Balaiche is a full professor in the subject, holding a chair alongside his colleagues in conventional medicine.
Narrated by Denis Quilley
Series producer MICHAEL CROUCHER Producer TAMASIN DAY-LEWIS BBC Bristol
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Brian Watkins suggests a weekly health check for pets and Marian Foster finds out from Tim Gruffydd-Jones what to look for when choosing a kitten and how to feed it and protect it against disease.
Production assistant ANNE MAYNARD Produced by JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill (R)
With sign language and subtitles added for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Designers - Gatwick
'An airport is a machine for processing people.'
Jane Priestman 's job as the Architecture and Design Manager of the British Airports Authority is to ensure that all the parts of that 'machine' - from litter bins to lounges - make the process a tolerable one.
Presented by Barty Phillips Series producer IAN WOOLF Producer SAM BERISFORD (e)
Les Cottington and Philip Wrixon report on the business of the countryside. Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
One Ace Too Many
A con-man, a doctor and a 'for sale' sign on the Ponderosa - the last thing the Cartwrights could suspect is double trouble.....
Written by STANLEY ROBERTS Directed by LEWIS ALLEN (R)
by Juliet Ace and Gilly Fraser.
'You want to get the women you're panting after to wash your blasted underpants!'
Continues a season of films featuring one of Hollywood's most popular singing stars. Today with Ann Blyth
Dolores Gray in old Baghdad, a wily beggar-poet uses his ingenuity to bring him wealth and a prince to marry his daughter in this lavish oriental fantasy with music based on themes by Boudin.
Songs include 'Stranger in paradise', 'This is my beloved' and many more.
Poet.......... AARDKEEL Marsinah annblyth Lalume...............DOLORES GRAY Caliph.....................VIC DAMONE Omar.................MONTY WOOLEY Wazir ............SEBASTIAN CABOT Jawan.................JAY C. FLIPPEN Chief policeman
Hassan Ben. .............JACK ELAM Subaltern............TED DE CORSIA Princesses of Ababu REIKO SATO
PATRICIA DUNN. WONCI LUI
Zubbediya .......JULIE ROBINSON Screenplay by CHARLES LEDERER and LUTHER DAVIS , adapted from the musical play Kismet
Produced by ARTHUR FREED
Directed by VINCENTE MINNELLI
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This week thousands of singers, dancers and instrumentalists from all over the world gathered once again for the camaraderie and competitions which are the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. With groups from countries including Australia,
Argentina, the USA and the USSR, the variety on show is unique.
Brian Kay and Debbie Greenwood introduce highlights of the week. OB Engineering manager STAN JONES Directors
VINCENT DOWDALL. PAUL THOMAS Producer ANDREW QUICK BBC Wales
Regional Variations (2)
First transmitted in 1986, Miles Kington looks at three locomotives which played a part in keeping Britain on the tracks towards the world speed record. Show more
Cliff Michelmore and Maggie Philbin report on the latest charity news.
Isla St Clair appeals on behalf of The London Union of Youth Clubs. One growing area of their work is among groups which mix youngsters with physical or mental disabilities with the able-bodied. Please help them to continue their work by sending donations to:
Isla St Clair, [address removed] Producer JILL DAWSON
Moira Stuart ; Weather
Cliff Michelmore travels to
Plymouth, home of Dr Sheila Cassidy , the medical director of St Luke's Hospice.
In 1975 Sheila was imprisoned by the Chilean authorities.
Sheila talks to Cliff about the experience, her current work, and her favourite religious music, which is sung in Plymouth Cathedral. It includes 'Allegria' - a hymn she sang with her fellow women prisoners in Chile. Producers
HELEN ALEXANDER. ERNEST REA
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE
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A two-part mini-series based on the true account of one of the longest legal battles in Australian history. Starring
1: Kyneton, Victoria, 1945
On a cold winter's morning two women give birth to baby girls within seconds of each other in the labour ward of the town hospital. Thus begins a sequence of events that leads to an extraordinary life for the two children and calamity for their parents as the two mothers become involved in a personal and legal battle because of the conviction of one that she has been given the wrong baby. But no one could have anticipated the tragic events that are to follow as the courts try to unravel the full facts of what happened and render a judgment that would have taxed even Solomon as they attempt to decide - whose baby?
Narrator Peter Carrol Written by VINCE MORAN and PETER SCHRECK
From the book by COLIN DUCK and MARTIN THOMAS
Directed by IAN BARRY
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Written by CARLA LANE
Title song by DAVID MACKAY Directed by SUSAN BELBIN
Produced by ROBIN NASH (R)
A Remembered Springtime
First in a four-part series on the life and works of Ernest Hemingway , compiled from contemporary film with recollections of his friends and relatives and his own words.
A quarter of a century after his death Ernest Hemingway remains one of the giants of American literature. His life, like his books, seemed centred on violence. He was a big-game hunter and an aficionado of the bullfight.
He thrilled to the excitement of war and he died by his own hand as his father had done before him.
Born in Oak Park, Illinois, he had an idyllic childhood around the woods of mid
Western America. In 1918 he joined the American force fighting in Italy, the experiences of which he was later to describe in A Farewell to Arms. It was there that he fell in love for the first time with the nurse who helped him back to recovery from a horrifying, near-fatal, shrapnel wound - only to be rejected by her a few months later.
Film editor PAM BOSWORTH Executive producers
NIGEL WILLIAMS , ALAN YENTOB Produced and directed by ANNA BENSON GYLES
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with Moira Stuart ; Weather
Have we chosen to elevate infidelity from recent sin to modern virtue? There can be little doubt that over. the last 25 years attitudes towards infidelity have been transformed. What was once the ultimate social stigma is now widely accepted as, at worst, an unfortunate necessity and, at best, as a statement of honesty and independence.
Yet for the majority of people, regardless of religious conviction, sexual orientation or marital status, fidelity remains the ideal, if not the practice, of shared lives.
Rabbi Julia Neuberger asks Dr David Delvin ,
Fraser Harrison , Dr Theodore Davey and Fay Weldon whether choosing to be unfaithful can ever be more than selfishness or whether it can be a responsible choice to make for the good of your emotional health.
Studio director SIMON HAMMOND Research JUDITH PEERS
Producer PATTI STEEPLES
Series producer JAMES MURRAY
The first of five programmes with Andrew Sachs and his guide from Barcelona, Manuel.
Tossa de Mar
Film cameraman DAVID SWAN Producer BERNARD ADAMS (e)
The William Herschel Telescope
Coming into operation shortly is a telescope that is not only one of the largest in the world, but probably the most accurate. The William Herschel telescope is on the summit of an extinct volcano on La Palma in the Canary Islands.
Patrick Moore visits the telescope and talks to the astronomers who have been closely connected with its development.
Sound DICK BOULTER
Film cameraman JIM PEIRSON Film editor PAUL WOODING Producer PIETER MORPURGO
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Patrick Moore visits the island of La Palma where the William Herschel Telescope is about to come into operation. It is not only the largest telescope in the world, but probably the most accurate.