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9.45 Mindstretchers: Package Deal: Solutions
Wrapping a single egg with two sheets of paper, or one of card, can involve a number of construction techniques.
(R)

9.50 Pages from Ceefax

10.15 Subtitle Slot: Sex Education: Growing
(Shown on Tuesday at 2.40 pm)

10.38 Home Economics: Vitamin C
Many people run short of vitamin C in the late winter. Lesley Judd explains why it is important, which foods are good sources and how to preserve it in cooking.
(R)

11.0 Computer Club: The Computer and the Mariner
(Shown on Monday at 2.40 pm)

11.22: Japan: The Crowded Islands: Countryside
How the Ito family makes a living from a farm 30 times smaller than an average farm in Britain.
(R)

11.44 Economics: A Question of Choice: 2: To Buy or Not to Buy?
(Shown on Monday at 9.38 am)

12.5 pm Pages from Ceefax

12.30 Caring for Older People: Voluntary Workers in the Community
Increasing numbers of very elderly people living at home have needs that the statutory services cannot always meet. How much additional help can be provided by neighbourhood volunteers?
A BBC/Open University production

Contributors

Series Producer (Mindstretchers):
Edward Hayward
Presenter (Home Economics):
Lesley Judd
Producer (Caring for Older People):
Clare Falkner

1.38 Microelectronics in Action: Counting and Remembering
(Shown on Tuesday at 11.39 am)

2.30-2.50 English File: Enjoying Books: 2: Outsiders
It really hurts to be an outsider. That's why novelists write about them so often - and why the resulting books can grip even reluctant readers. This programme features three books about young people who feel they have to struggle with life: some in a humorous way, some in fear, some adventurously.
(R)

Contributors

Producer (Scene):
Caroline van Den Brul
Scene Series Producer:
Roger Tonge
Producer (English File):
Rosanna Hibbert

Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship Second Semi-final (frames 9-15)
DAVID ICKE introduces live coverage as play resumes in the second semi-final at the Crucible Theatre.

Contributors

Introduces:
David Icke

continues a season of animal films for the family, today starring James Whitmore, Beverly Garland

The heart-warming story of a boy growing up in Oklahoma in the 1930s. Twelve-year-old Billy Coleman secretly saves $50 for the pair of hounds he longs for. The boy and the dogs, Dan and Ann, soon become inseparable and their fame as a racoon hunting team spreads throughout the valley. But neighbouring children, the Pritchards, are jealous...
Films: page 19

Contributors

Screenplay:
Douglas C. Stewart
Screenplay:
Eleanor Lamb
Based on the novel by:
Wilson Rawls
Producer:
Lyman D. Dayton
Director:
Norman Tokar
Grandpa:
James Whitmore
Mother:
Beverly Garland
Father:
Jack Ging
Sheriff:
Lenny Chapman
Billy:
Stewart Petersen
Alice:
Jill Clark
Sara:
Jeanna Wilson
Sam Bellington:
Bill Thurman
Ben Kyle:
Bill Dunbar
Robin Pritchard:
Rex Corley
Rainie Pritchard:
John Lindsey
Mr Pritchard:
Garland McKinney
Station master:
Robert Telford
Carl Brown:
Charles Seat
Shopkeeper:
Roger Pancake
Preacher:
Marshall Edwards

Third of eight programmes The Industrious Home The weavers' houses of Saddleworth, on the Pennines, are an example of the home as workplace.
Presenter Nicholas Taylor Producer FIONA MACKENZIE
Series producer SUZANNE DAVIES
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Presenter:
Nicholas Taylor
Producer:
Fiona MacKenzie
Producer:
Suzanne Davies

A South East Reports Election Special Presented by Jeremy Paxman
Next week Londoners go to the polls in elections which will draw the political map of the capital for the next four years. With the abolition of the GLC it is now the borough councils that have the final say over your rates and the services you pay for. In this month's elections all of the seats in all of London's 32 boroughs are at stake.
Tonight, in the studio, the voters have a chance to question the politicians directly on their policies for the future of London. Director KATHY GEE
Producer
FIONA CHESTERTON South East editor PHILIP HARDING

Contributors

Presented By:
Jeremy Paxman
Unknown:
Fiona Chesterton
Editor:
Philip Harding

from Barnsdale
Presented by Geoff Hamilton
John Kelly and Margaret Waddy
A herbaceous perennial that produces up to 20 exotic blooms a year, yet is hardy and has no known diseases, has got to be good news.
Peter Smith lets the secret out and shows a new range of alstroemeria hybrids, which is being made available this year. In the Bolt-on Garden, Geoff Hamilton carries on with the planting hoping to catch up on the late season Executive producer JOHN KENYON
Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON Producer PHILIP FRANKLIN BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261

Contributors

Presented By:
Geoff Hamilton
Presented By:
John Kelly
Presented By:
Margaret Waddy
Unknown:
Peter Smith
Unknown:
Geoff Hamilton
Producer:
John Kenyon
Unknown:
Jean Laughton
Producer:
Philip Franklin

First Semi-final (frames 15-22)
DENNIS TAYLOR (1) and TONY KNOWLES (4) were the seeds most likely to qualify before a ball was potted a fortnight ago....
DAVID VINE introduces the frames from this best-of-31-frame match at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Commentators
TED LOWE
JACK KARNEHM
CLIVE EVERTON
Summarisers
JIM MEADOWCROFT
JOHN VIRGO
JOHN SPENCER
Television presentation
KEITH PHILLIPS. MIKE ADLEY
ALAN GRIFFITHS. PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH MACKENZIE
Executive producer NICK HUNTER

Contributors

Unknown:
Dennis Taylor
Unknown:
Tony Knowles
Unknown:
Ted Lowe
Unknown:
Jack Karnehm
Unknown:
Clive Everton
Unknown:
Jim Meadowcroft
Unknown:
John Virgo
Unknown:
John Spencer
Unknown:
Keith Phillips.
Unknown:
Mike Adley
Unknown:
Alan Griffiths.
Producer:
Keith MacKenzie
Producer:
Nick Hunter

Ludovic Kennedy makes his choice of the week's television and, with his studio guests, discusses: Heimat (BBC2)
Once a Thief...? and Zastrozzi (C4)
Studio director NICHOLAS BARKER Producer CHARLES MILLER

Contributors

Unknown:
Ludovic Kennedy
Director:
Nicholas Barker
Producer:
Charles Miller

John Tusa , Peter Snow Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.
Ian Smith and Jenni Murray with a round-up of the news from home and abroad.

Contributors

Unknown:
John Tusa
Unknown:
Peter Snow
Unknown:
Donald MacCormick
Unknown:
Olivia O'Leary
Unknown:
Ian Smith
Unknown:
Jenni Murray

ZZ Top: Honorary good ol' boy Andy Kershaw goes to Texas in search of the bearded boogie men in their natural habitat.
Counterfeit Albums:
Mark Ellen investigates the multi-million pound black market in pirate cassettes and visits a notorious tape-copying den. Studio sessions: from
Pet Shop Boys (their live TV debut) and the exuberant all-girl band We've Got A
Fuzzbox And We're Gonna
Use It.
And Cactus World News from the Town and Country Club. Producers
TREVOR DANN. JOHN BURROWES Director TOM CORCORAN
Editor MICHAEL APPLETON

Contributors

Unknown:
Andy Kershaw
Unknown:
Mark Ellen
Unknown:
Trevor Dann.
Unknown:
John Burrowes
Director:
Tom Corcoran
Editor:
Michael Appleton

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