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: Open University

7.40 Where is Wales? 8.5 Quantum Theory: Standing Waves and energy
Levels. 8.30 M101/25 Modelling, Pollution 8.55 Solar Cells. 9.20 Zinc. 9.45
Circadian Rhythms: 1. 10.10 IATA: Tel
Aviv Negotiations. 10.35 Geochemistry.
11.0 Maths Across the Curriculum. 11.25 Time. 11.50 Mechanics - Rockets, OrDits.
12.15 Shipbuilding. 12.40 Identical Particles. 15 The Turbine Blade. 1.30 Managing the Desert Margin.

: Horizon

Beyond the Milky Way
When the third Earl of Rosse first looked through his ' monster telescope, he saw the curious spiral structure of the Whirlpool Galaxy. Today's astronomers use modern electronic aids to peer into the most distant realms of space and time, back to when the galaxies first formed. Can we begin to see an evolutionary sequence, with quasars dying away to hide in galaxies like ours? And in the future will we collide with our neighbour galaxies as the Whirlpool already has?
Written and produced by ALEX NISBETT


Narrator: Charles Kay
Editor: Simon Campbell Jones
Produced By: Alex Nisbett

: International Golf

The Haig Whisky Tournament
Players' Championship from Moortown, Leeds
Coverage of the opening holes in today's final round.

: The All-Ireland Gaelic Football Final

direct from Croke Park, Dublin Kerry v Roscommon
Ireland's biggest sporting occasion of the year, with a capacity crowd of 72,000 to watch the two outstanding Gaelic football teams at the moment.
Kerry, seeking their third final win in a row, are favourites to beat Roscommon who, having been beaten semi-finalists for the last three years, have at last reached the final.
Introduced by BARRY DAVIES
Television presentation RTE


Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentator: Michael O'Hehir

: Cartoon Two

The Gold Whiskers

: Sunday Musical: Fashions

A feature film starring
William Powell , Bette Davis
Although not strictly a musical, this light-hearted comedy has - as its highlight - two extraordinary and lavish Busby Berkeley numbers which justify its inclusion in this short Warner Brothers' season. Powell stars as a not-too-honest businessman who tricks the world of Paris fashion. There's comedy, romance, intrigue and highly-unlikely coincidences along the way to a happy finale.
Choreography by BUSBY BERKELEY


Unknown: William Powell
Unknown: Bette Davis
Directed By: William Dieterle
Choreography By: Busby Berkeley
Sherwood Nash: William Powell
Lynn Mason: Bette Davis
Snap: Frank McHugh
DucheSS: Verree Teasdale
Oscar Baroque: Reginald Owen
M Sautier: Hobart Cavanaugh
Duryea: Henry O'Neill
Jimmy: Philip Reed
Joe Ward: Hugh Herbert
Harry: Gordon Westcott
Glenda: Dorothy Burgess
Glass: Étienne Girardot
Feldman: William Burress
Mrs Van Tyle: Nella Walker

: News Review

plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Kenneth Kendall


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall
Editor: Richard Gamble

: The Money Programme

The return of Britain's most popular and most influential weekly financial programme. Presented by Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton
Today, more than ever, economic news is daily headline news. Week by week The Money Programme team report on the stories and issues - in and out of the headlines - that most affect our jobs, our earnings, our family budgets and our national prosperity. Reporters PAUL BARRY
HELP! page 91. Highlights page 5


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Reporters: Paul Barry
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: John Watkinson
Editor: David Lloyd

: The World About Us

Son of Haji Omar
This film shows a way of life that has been destroyed by the Russian invasion of Afghanistan. Made the year before their intervention, the film follows the last migration of a nomad and champion horseman, Anvar, son of a powerful land-owner. The Russians consider the nomads to be an uncontrollable element, and have suppressed their movements ruthlessly. ANVAR has now been forced to join the rebels, and his father is in prison.
Presented by CHRIS CARTER
Series editors ANTHONY ISAACS and PETER JONES. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Haji Omar
Presented By: Chris Carter
Editors: Anthony Isaacs
Editors: Peter Jones.

: The Shock of the New

Eight films on modern art and a century of change.
Robert Hughes looks at the past 100 years through the lens of its art, from the Impressionists to the present day.
' Centuries don't start neatly on cue. Ours began around 1880 and it is finishing its run now, leaving behind it-in my view-some of the most challenging, intelligent and beautiful works of art ever made by man, along with a mass of superfluity and rubbish.' 1: The Mechanical Paradise
In 1913 a French writer remarked ' the world has changed less since the time of Jesus Christ than it has in the last 30 years.' This was a widespread feeling. Rapid advances in science and technology, radically changed man's view of himself and the world in which he lived. And artists responded with radical new approaches to the new world.
This film shows the optimism with which people in general, and artists in particular, reacted to the machine age.
Written and presented by ROBERT HUGHES
Film editor MARTIN CRUMP
Produced by LORNA PEGRAM ,
Robert Hughes ' written version of this programme will appear in THE LISTENER dated 25 September.


Unknown: Robert Hughes
Presented By: Robert Hughes
Editor: Martin Crump
Produced By: Lorna Pegram
Produced By: Robert Hughes

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: The history of Arts 4 October 2015

: News on 2


: The Brandenburg Concertos

by J.S. BACH
During the period as a Kapellmeister at Cothen, Bach composed a set of six concertos commissioned by and dedicated to Christian Ludwig Margrave of Brandenburg. They are at the summit of Bach's instrumental music - each different from the other and each consummate in the skill and vitality of its creation.
On successive evenings this week, Raymond Leppard introduces and directs from the harpsichord the complete cycle, beginning tonight with Concerto No 1, in F major. John Tunnell (violino piccolo) Frank Lloyd and Chris Griffiths (horns)
Robin Miller , Maurice Checker and Christine Sargent (oboes) Scottish Chamber Orchestra
(Concerto No 2, tomorrow at 10.15 ptn)


Unknown: J.S. Bach
Unknown: Christian Ludwig Margrave
Introduces: Raymond Leppard
Violino: John Tunnell
Unknown: Frank Lloyd
Horns: Chris Griffiths
Horns: Robin Miller
Horns: Maurice Checker
Oboes: Christine Sargent
Unknown: Ron Allan
Unknown: Alan Henderson
Designer: Jim Longmuir
Producer: James Hunter

: International Golf

The Haig Whisky Tournament
Players' Championship from Moortown, Leeds
Highlights of today's final round where the winner took away £9,000 prize money.

: The Great American Picture Show: Sugarland Express

continues a season celebrating Hollywood's ' new wave ' directors of the 70s. Tonight starring
Goldie Hawn, William Atherton
Four months before he is to be released from prison, Clovis Pop lin is persuaded by his wife Lou to escape. She is determined to stop their baby son being taken for adoption. The couple head for Sugarland, but when they steal a young policeman's car and take him hostage, the full force of the law pursues them. Eventually they are followed by a vast army of police ... ' This film is based on a real event which happened in Texas', the opening credit states - proving certainly that truth is stranger than any fiction. This was the second film directed by Spielberg, later to make Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
(First showing on British television)


Unknown: William Atherton
Unknown: Clovis Pop
Unknown: Hal Barwood
Unknown: Matthew Robbins
Story By: Steven Spielberg
Story By: Hal Barwood
Story By: Matthew Robbins
Produced By: Richard D. Zanuck
Produced By: David Brown
Directed By: Steven Spielberg
Lou Jean Poplin: Goldie Hawn
Capt Tanner: Ben Johnson
Maxwell Slide: Michael Sacks
Clovis Poplin: William Atherton
Mashburn: Gregory Walcott
JeSSUp: Steve Kanaly
Mrs Looby: Louise Latham
Baby Langston: Harrison Zanuck
Mr Nocker: A L Camp
Mrs Nocker: Lee Fulton
Russ Berry: Dean Smith

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