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9.15 Higher Education: Getting That Degree
A film about undergraduates and their studies at universities in Scotland, Wales and England. What kind of careers guidance do the universities provide?
Narrator DAVID HARGREAVES Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (R) (e)

9.38 Lifeschool: Equal People: What's Got into You? by CHRIS ELLIS
Do boys or girls get the best roles in life? Jackie had been wondering before she was invited to appear on Norman's chat show with TV co-star Dave. As she watches extracts from some of their past TV appearances, Jackie's worst fears are confirmed. Producer CHRIS ELLIS Series producer ROSANNA HIBBERT (R) (e)

10.00 You and Me: A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Cosmo and Dibs seek a good name for a new toy. Lena introduces her family who are travellers and live with her in a 'trailer'. Song: Knicky, Knicky, Knacky, Noo
Film director SUE ARON Studio director NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)

10.15 Music Time: The Sleeping Beauty: Illustrated by puppets (R) (e)

10.40 Thinkabout: Eggs: Watch baby ducklings hatching out of their shells and see how to blow an egg and decorate it using a wax resist method.
Producer MOYRA GAMBLETON (R) (e)

11.00 Zig Zag: Australia's Bicentenary: Children from Devon and Tasmania join forces in a unique project. With the aid of computers and satellites they find out about one of the earliest settlers in Australia - 10-year-old James Hobbs of Saltash. Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (e)

11.20 Walrus: What's It Gonna Be? My Pretty Maid by GERRY HUXHAM
With MELISSA WILSON, DAVID SCAFFARDI, DAVE CARTER, RAY BURDIS, CHRISTINE HARGREAVES, TONY BYWATER, KAREN FRAWLEY, and KERRYANN WHITE
Producer MORTON SURGUY (R) (e)

11.45 Study Skills: Two programmes to help lower-secondary pupils with presentation, organisation and representation. Look It Up! Library skills, reading techniques.
followed by: Memory Bank by TERRANCE DICKS (A playlet to assist logical thought processes)
Voices NIGEL LAMBERT, JACQUI CLARKE Producer JUDITH MILES (e)

12.08pm History File: British Social History: State of the Union:
Introduced by BRENDA DEAN of SOGAT. The programme considers some of the factors in trade union affairs since the war. LORD MURRAY OF EPPING FOREST and DR JAMES MCFARLANE, of the Engineering Employers' Federation, also comment. Producer EDWARD HAYWARD (e)

12.30 Issues: Programme 8: What's really happening?: What's behind it? A current affairs series that takes an in-depth look into a major issue of the week presented by ROB CURLING . (R) (e)

1.00 Science in Action: Boundless Energy: Explore some alternative energy sources. See how the CEGB take wind seriously and make your own windmill out of old plastic bottles. Investigate a new dye that traps sunlight and watch solar-powered cars race across Australia. Presenters TERRY MARSH and KJARTAN POSKITT Assistant producer LAMBROS ATTESHLIS Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (e)

Contributors

Producer:
John Chapple
Unknown:
Chris Ellis
Producer:
Rosanna Hibbert
Producer:
Moyra Gambleton
Unknown:
James Hobbs
Producer:
John Chapple
Unknown:
Gerry Huxham
Unknown:
Melissa Wilson.
Unknown:
David Scaffardi
Unknown:
Dave Carter.
Unknown:
Ray Burdis.
Unknown:
Christine Hargreaves
Unknown:
Tony Bywater
Unknown:
Karen Frawley
Unknown:
Terence Dicks
Unknown:
Nigel Lambert
Unknown:
Jacqui Clarke
Introduced By:
Brenda Dean
Unknown:
Dr James McFarlane
Producer:
Edward Hayward
Presented By:
Rob Curling
Presenters:
Terry Marsh
Producer:
Robin Mudge
Jackie Modell:
Wendy Nottingham
Dave Mould:
Robin Hayter
Norman Maker:
Nick Burnell
Frank:
Jim Dunk
Guardian:
Jacqui Clarke
Voice of Clint:
Nigel Lambert
Jon:
Palmer Stallings
Elsie:
Claire Cox
Oli:
Sam Curtis

A See-Saw programme The Flood (R)
1.38 Near and Far:
Now and Then Victorian Children: Going to School
'When the inspector comes to test us teacher is very nervous. He paces up and down. You see if we don't do well the school will get no money and he'll be out of a job.'
What was it like to go to school 100 years ago? Last autumn staff and pupils from LUDLOW
MIDDLE SCHOOL in Southampton travelled back in time to find out. Film editor JOHN BILL. NGHAM Producer NICHOLAS WHINES (e)

Contributors

Editor:
John Bill.

Farmcraft Kathy Tayler puts on her wellies and mucks in on a farm holiday in Derbyshire where children and families look after the animals. Director ANNE MORRISON
Producer PATRICIA HOULIHAN (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
FarmcRaft Kathy Tayler
Director:
Anne Morrison

Weather followed by Chronicle
Bath Waters
The Romans were the first people to create a spa at
Bath. A pure water supply is now assured when plans for a renewed spa materialise.
The extensive engineering works undertaken in 1979 to modernise the thermal water supply for a new spa development gave
Professor Cunliffe a unique opportunity to discover how the Roman engineers tackled the problems of controlling the hot springs nearly 2,000 years ago. Excavations under the Pump Room revealed the remains of a great Roman temple precinct dedicated to the goddess of the spring, Sulis Minerva.
To be able to envisage this impressive Roman complex from every angle, Chronicle commissioned a computer model of it. Narrated by Rosalie Crutchley
Written and produced by ANTONIA BENEDEK Editor BRUCE NORMAN (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sulis Minerva.
Unknown:
Rosalie Crutchley
Produced By:
Antonia Benedek
Editor:
Bruce Norman

The Benefits Shake-Up
From 11 April millions of people on DHSS benefits will experience big changes in the social security system. They will face new rules, new
DHSS jargon and - above all - changes in their income. The DHSS says that it's the people with the greatest need who will benefit most. But critics deny this and forecast that many will be worse off. In the first of a two-part guide, Margo MacDonald looks at the way families will be affected. This programme carries sign language and subtitles for viewers who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Directed by HENDRIK BALL
Series producer TONY MATTHEWS (e) For an information booklet on the benefit changes send a large 20p sae to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Margo MacDonald
Directed By:
Hendrik Ball
Producer:
Tony Matthews

Photographer
Richard Cooke is a photographer with a passion for air-to-air pictures. He is obsessed by a single aerial photograph. A formation of jet fighters trailing smoke, flying straight at his camera. They say it is impossible and too dangerous. But that doesn't stop Richard. He gets a first and last chance to capture the E20 million snapshot.
Written and presented by Tony Wilkinson Producer ALAN DOBSON
Executive producer CYRIL GATES BBC Manchester (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Cooke
Presented By:
Tony Wilkinson
Producer:
Alan Dobson

The popular game of musical knowledge with Frank Muir and John Amis challenging Denis Norden and Ian Wallace over questions set by Steve Race
Television presentation DOUGLAS HESPE (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Ian Wallace

also starring Robert Mitchum
Duke Halliday, an army lieutenant framed for the robbery of a pay-roll, pursues the real thief. En route he encounters the thief's jilted fiancee, a fellow officer in pursuit, and a wily local police chief. The chase is on in this fast-paced thriller set in Mexico.
Screenplay by GEOFFREY HOMES and GERALD DRAYSON ADAMS from the story The Road to Carmichael's by RICHARD WORMSER
Produced by JACK J. GROSS Directed by DON SIEGEL
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Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Mitchum
Play By:
Geoffrey Homes
Unknown:
Gerald Drayson Adams
Unknown:
Richard Wormser
Directed By:
Don Siegel
Joan Graham:
Jane Greer
Lt Duke Halliday:
Robert Mitchum
Capt Vincent Blake:
William Bendix
Jim Fiske:
Patric Knowles
Col Ortega:
Ramon Novarro
Lt Ruiz:
Don Alvarado
Julius Seton:
John Qualen
Manuel PASCUAL:
Garcia Pera

An animated introduction to geology.
Young Adam and his dog, Bones, meet an ingenious rock and together they embark on a fantastic journey under the earth's crust.
Featuring the voices of MAUREEN STAPLETON
JACK WARDEN and the music of QUINCY JONES
Written, produced and directed by JOHN AND FAITH HUBLEY (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Young Adam
Unknown:
Maureen Stapleton
Unknown:
Jack Warden

Fighting for Life
'I've never known anything in Shropshire to cause such a fight.'
Eighty-four-year-old
Gladys Morris is one of the Shropshire legions up in arms about the threatened closure of their ten cottage hospitals. Surgeons, physicians, nurses and patients join together in this film to argue that not only are these hospitals essential to this large rural county, but they also make sound economic sense. These normally quiet country folk have taken to the streets to fight this latest attack on rural services.
Film camera JOHN BAKER Film editor BOB PORTWAY
Director ROSEMARIE PADVAISKAS
Series producer PETER LEE-WRIGHT Open Space is the series where the public can make programmes under their own editorial control helped by the COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT.

Contributors

Unknown:
Gladys Morris
Unknown:
John Baker

Regional Variations (2)

Horizon

1981-1982

The Pleasure of Finding Things Out

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for over a year

Professor Richard Feynman of Caltech talks about his life and career.

Regional Variations (2)

Red Dwarf: Me2

BBC Two England

Red Dwarf

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Episode 6: Me Squared

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Cult space comedy series. Rimmer has discovered how to duplicate himself, and leaves the quarters he shares with Lister to move in with himself. Show more

Contributors

Arnold Rimmer:
Chris Barrie
Dave Lister:
Craig Charles
Writer:
Rob Grant
Director:
Ed Bye

and guest starring
Maddie Hayes Got Married Maddie regrets that her new status came without the usual trappings. Gracious in defeat, David decides to give her that big church wedding - after an Addison-style bachelor party for Walter.
Written by CHARLES H. EGLEE and ROGER DIRECTOR
Directed by PAUL KRASNY

Contributors

Unknown:
Maddie Hayes
Written By:
Charles H. Eglee
Directed By:
Paul Krasny
Maddie:
Cybill Shepherd
David:
Bruce Willis
Ms Dipesto:
Allyce Beasley
Bert:
Curtis Armstrong
Terry:
Brooke Adams
Walter:
Dennis Dugan
Richard Addison:
Charles Rocket
MacGillicuddy:
Jack Blessing

Six murder investigations featuring the forensic scientists and police officers who solved the original cases. Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy 4: Gunlore
A bank teller is shot dead by an armed robber.
Eye-witness accounts conflict and are virtually useless.
However, the shattered bank screen and the shotgun pellets and cartridge wadding recovered from the victim provide some vital clues ... Names of people and places have been changed.
Directed and produced by OLIVER MORSE and IAN DUNCAN (R)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ludovic Kennedy
Produced By:
Oliver Morse
Produced By:
Ian Duncan
Michael Wheeler:
Kevin Lloyd
Samantha:
Lorna Barton

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