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Why Bird finds out how TV programmes are made. (R)

7.20 Snorks
Double bill of animated underwater adventures. (R)

7.45 Blue Peter
Children's magazine.
Shown last Friday. BBC1 (S) (W)

8.10 Biskitts
The two pups embark on more animated adventures. (R)

8.35 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
Animated stories. (R)

Repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Clay(Pottery) 9293080 9.15
Storytime (ages 4-5) Big Panda,
Little Panda/Baby Animals
9.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Phonics Special: "a-e" (S)
9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Our
Environment: Village (S)

Fantasy adventure based on Jules Verne characters, first in a short season of films starring Robert Ryan. Six people lost at sea are rescued by the enigmatic submariner Nemo. Widescreen. (1969) (S) (W) **
Berlin Express is tomorrow at 1.15pm
Films: pp 60-64


Characters created by:
Jules Verne
James Hill
Robert Ryan

Esther Rantzen asks Su Pollard , Andrew Sachs , Frank Thornton and Peter Sallis what makes a perfect sitcom. (S)


Esther Rantzen
Su Pollard
Andrew Sachs
Frank Thornton
Peter Sallis

Daily American comedy series.
Paper Marriage. The immigration authorities are closing in on Latka.
(R) (S)


Alex Rieger:
Judd Hirsch
Louie De Palma:
Danny Devito
Latka Gravas:
Andy Kaufman
Bobby Wheeler:
Jeff Conaway
Elaine Nardo:
Marilu Henner
Tony Danza

Series exploring how design'affects everyday life.
The Patent. Professor Janice Kirkpatrick traces 200 years j of patenting history, meets the inventor of a revolutionary vacuum cleaner, and investigates speculation that private companies dealing in genetics could patent human genes. Producer Tim Niel (S) (W)


Professor Janice Kirkpatrick
Tim Niel

Series probing the history of the world's best-known prisons. Devil's Island. Between 1852 and 1954, France sent
70,000 lawbreakers to a penal colony in French Guiana, South America, which became known as Devil's Island. Yet, before it collapsed into a brutal regime, the colony was originally intended to be a humane alternative to jail. Producer Jonathan Stamp ; Executive producer Laurence Rees (S) (W)


Jonathan Stamp
Laurence Rees

First of this week's three short films, all set in a London taxi. Talk Radio. A dispute about musical tastes leads to an unexpected journey. Contains strong language.
Written by Rachel Pole ; Producers Chris Clough and Jake Lushington ! Director Susan Tully (S) (W) Another Black Cab on Wednesday at 10.20pm


Written By:
Rachel Pole
Chris Clough
Jake Lushington
Susan Tully
John Alford
Jamie Foreman
Nigel Williams
Radio psychologist:
Drpam Spurr

First of three nightly films following families living on two deprived housing estates in Salford, Greater Manchester. Tonight's episode focuses on pre-teen children. Producers Sandra Jones and Sharon Keatley
Executive producer Maggie Sutcliffe (S) CEEFAX: page 615 j


Greater Manchester.
Sandra Jones
Maggie Sutcliffe

What Do Busy People Do All Day? An inquisitive man starts conducting his own market research. Written by Mark Jenkins and Martin Morrison
Producer Becky Lloyd ; Director Martin Morrison (R) (S) (W)


Written By:
Mark Jenkins
Written By:
Martin Morrison
Becky Lloyd
Martin Morrison

Open University 12.30 Giotto The Arena Chapel (S)
1.30 Empire and Nation - the Re-fashioning of Literature Secondary Schools 2.00 Science Zone (S)
Languages 4.00 The French Experience (parts 5-8) -language course for beginners. With in-vision subtitles
Count Me In 5.00 Revisewise Maths for Parents Open University 6.00 A Hard Act to Follow
6.30 On Pictures and Paintings Ends 7.00am. (S)

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