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9.30am Inset: Whose Mathematics?
A series for teachers of pupils aged 11 to 16. Ideally children should 'own' the mathematics they learn. What does this mean, and how can teachers facilitate it?
Consultant Afzal Ahmed Film editor BOB RYMER
Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE (R) (e)

10.00am Diez Temas
1: Information personal
Teenagers from Salamanca introduce themselves for beginners learning Spanish. Directed by LUIS ESPANA Producer SUSAN PATON (e)

10.15am Look and Read Fairground
Trouble in the Tea-Leaves
Written by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL Producer SUE WEEKS (R) (e)

10.40am Investigating Science I Wonder Why .. ?
Series producer ROBIN GWYN
Producer CAROLINE GODLEY (R) (e)

11.00am Watch; Health Education
(e)

11.18am Wondermaths: 11
Zak, Stella and the robot Hudson must crack a coded message from a passing spaceship.
Written by COLIN DAVIES
Series consultant JOHN SHARPE
Producer DAVID scott COWAN (R) (e)

11.35am Who - Me? Lies and Accusations
Sally desperately wants a personal stereo and has told all her mates she's getting one. But her mates suspect she's lying. Producer CAS LESTER (e)

12.00 Mathspy
by JOHN TULLY
The first two sinister episodes.... Needle and Thread
Q7 gets hidden in the sack but finds a secret message.... More Waste, Less Speed
Can our heroes get to London in time to confront The Factor?
Cameraman IAN HILTON
Picture editor DAVID WILSON Designer RAY LONDON
Produced and directed by DAVID ROSEVEARE (e)

12.20pm Science Topics: Light, Electrons and the Atom
Electronic energy levels and the emission and absorption of energy.
Producer PETER BRATT (R) (e)

12.40pm Job Bank: Hospital Work
A look at young people working as nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, radiographers and scientific officers.
Produced by JILL GLINDON REED (e)

1.00pm Deutsch direkt! 11
The grape harvest in Franconia is in full swing....
Presented by HANNI VAN HAIDEN
Film director GILL BARNES
Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI (R) (e)

Contributors

Unknown:
Afzal Ahmed
Editor:
Bob Rymer
Producer:
David Roseveare
Directed By:
Luis Espana
Producer:
Susan Paton
Written By:
Christopher Russell
Producer:
Sue Weeks
Producer:
Robin Gwyn
Producer:
Caroline Godley
Written By:
Colin Davies
Unknown:
John Sharpe
Producer:
David Scott Cowan
Producer:
Cas Lester
Unknown:
John Tully
Unknown:
Ian Hilton
Editor:
David Wilson
Designer:
Ray London
Directed By:
David Roseveare
Producer:
Peter Bratt
Produced By:
Jill Glindon Reed
Presented By:
Hanni Vanhaiden
Director:
Gill Barnes
Producer:
Maddalena Fagandini
Zak:
Christopher Lillicrap
Stella:
Sita Ramamurthy
Hudson's voice:
Jonathan Izard
Agent Q1 Major Hurst:
Frederick Jaeger
Agent Q7 Rick Seymour:
Gavin Kitchen
Lucy:
Helen Masters
Agent Q5 Samantha Jones:
Seeta Indrani
Lisa Wentworth CBE:
Catherine Schell

The Past Alive with David Parry-Jones David sets off to find out more about his ancestors. 1: Big Pit, Blaenavon
Producer CHRISTINE TRURAN (e)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Parry-Jones
Producer:
Christine Truran

When Gary brings a friend parrot to the market, Cosmo has to cope with her fear of birds. Dot and Jasmine mix up the 'Up' and 'Down' signs. Book: "Carry, Go Bring Come" by Vyanne Samuels.
Presenter Gary Wilmot
(e)

Contributors

Author (Carry, Go Bring Come):
Vyanne Samuels
Presenter:
Gary Wilmot
Producer:
Cas Lester

BBC2's popular 'brain-teaser'. Anagram: hey! Tory slater Clue: Politician
(Answer in today's programme)
Wordsmiths from all over
Britain challenge each other and face Paul Coia and Bryan the computer with his sets of letters.
Designer PETE RINALDI
Research ANNE MUIR , ALISON CHRISTISON Director JUSTIN C. ADAMS Producer LESUE MITCHELL BBC Scotland

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Coia
Designer:
Pete Rinaldi
Unknown:
Research Anne Muir
Unknown:
Alison Christison
Director:
Justin C. Adams
Producer:
Lesue Mitchell

The programme for consumers of welfare and public services.
Presented by Hugh Scully and Helen Madden.
This week, a mixture of items. The Access to Files
Act shortly becomes law and will give us all the right to inspect certain types of personal files. But will it make any difference? There's advice for householders on how to get grants to help with heat insulation. And tips on Family Credit from Advice Shop private eye, Steve Cudgel.
Series editor CHRIS LENT (e)
For a set of programme notes, send a large 14p sae to: [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By:
Hugh Scully
Presented By:
Helen Madden.
Unknown:
Steve Cudgel.

starring
Randolph Scott Lucille Norman
Raymond Massey
Jeff Kincaid is hired to build a railroad across the mountains to protect gold and silver shipments from the mines to Carson City. In addition to opposition from the townspeople, Kincaid finds himself under attack from 'Big Jack' Davis - a mine owner and gold robber.
Screenplay by SLOAN NIBLEY and WINSTON MILLER
Produced by DAVID WEISBART Directed by ANDRE DE TOTH
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Contributors

Unknown:
Randolph Scott
Unknown:
Lucille Norman
Unknown:
Raymond Massey
Unknown:
Jeff Kincaid
Play By:
Sloan Nibley
Unknown:
Winston Miller
Produced By:
David Weisbart
Directed By:
Andre de Toth
Jeff Kincaid:
Randolph Scott
Susan Mitchell:
Lucille Norman
'Big Jack' Davis:
Raymond Massey
Alan Kincaid:
Richard Webb
Jim Squires:
Larry Keating
William Sharon:
George Cleveland
'Hardrock* Haggerty:
William Haade
Charles:
Thurston Hall
Henry:
Vince Barnett

1978
The news: 90 years of white rule end in Rhodesia; radio broadcasts begin from the House of Commons. There's trouble in Japan over the opening of Narita Airport and the French air traffic controllers' strike causes holiday chaos. The printing of Times newspapers ceases and in Iran anti-Shah demonstrations reach epic proportions.
The music: Kate Bush , Tom Robinson. Blondie, The Jam, Boomtown Rats, Police, Ian Dury and the Blockheads. Videotape editor DAVE RIXON Producer SUE MALUNSON

Contributors

Music:
Kate Bush
Music:
Tom Robinson.
Unknown:
Ian Dury
Editor:
Dave Rixon
Producer:
Sue Malunson

London International Boat Show
Mike Smith and Malcolm McKeag navigate their way through the hundreds of boats and exhibits on display, in the warmth of Earls Court, where the Island of Malta decorates the pool at the centre of Britain's most famous boat show.
Producer DAVID PICKTHALL

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm McKeag
Producer:
David Pickthall

Presented by Chris Kelly , Michael Barry and Jill Goolden.
Health: we rely on Environmental Health
Officers to ensure our food is wholesome. But do they have enough manpower.... or legal power? And how have they performed in the eggs crisis? Wealth: there's a wealth of cheap cuts of meat available in the shops-they're delicious, nutritious, but curiously unfashionable. Neck of lamb is a prime example ... Film director
WILFRED EMMANUEL-JONES
Studio director PHIL CHILVERS Producer PETER BAZALGETTE A BAZAL production for BBCtv For a factsheet, send a cheque or postal order for 60p (payable to BSS) to: [address removed] Details on Ceefax page 288.

Contributors

Presented By:
Chris Kelly
Presented By:
Michael Barry
Presented By:
Jill Goolden.
Director:
Phil Chilvers
Producer:
Peter Bazalgette

by ALAN BENNETT with Patricia Routledge in A Lady of Letters
'Talking Heads - Six Plays for
Soloists' by Alan Bennett is a glorious revival of the monologue....
THE GUARDIAN
Music by GEORGE FENTON Producer INNES LLOYD Director GILES FOSTER
CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Bennett
Unknown:
Patricia Routledge
Unknown:
Alan Bennett
Music By:
George Fenton
Producer:
Innes Lloyd
Director:
Giles Foster

Four down-to-earth documentaries about women in Britain today - 20 years after the liberation movement promised a revolution in their lives.
With a blend of insight and humour, Sisters Under the Skin explores the reality of feminism in the 80s.
A group of can-can girls from Suffolk challenge the view that flaunting their knickers and suspenders is degrading to women. 'As a feminist myself,' says Francesca, 'I think all feminists should do this dance.'
Adds Clare, a single mother of three, 'It gives me the chance to get away from mundane things and become utterly gorgeous.'
Reporter Dorothy Allen
BBC North West

Contributors

Reporter:
Dorothy Allen
Film Editor:
Steve Woffenden
Director:
Sue Durkan
Producer:
John Drury
Executive Producer:
Colin Cameron

by M.R. JAMES.
First of four chilling tales told by Robert Powell. Tonight: The Mezzotint
Producer ANGELA BEECHING Director DAVID BELL (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
M.R. James.
Told By:
Robert Powell.
Producer:
Angela Beeching
Director:
David Bell
Williams:
Jeremy Roberts
Binks:
Norman Bacon
Nisbet:
Michael Richmond

Embassy World Professional Championship from the Lakeside Country Club. The last four matches of the second round are played tonight and everyone will be wondering whether Eric Bristow (3) will be back challenging to regain the title he has already won five times.
Introduced by Tony Gubba Commentators
SID WADDELL. TONY GREEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Bristow
Introduced By:
Tony Gubba
Unknown:
Sid Waddell.
Unknown:
Tony Green

BBC Two England

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