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: Open University

8.5 Particle Physics: Hadrons. Quarks and Charm. 8.30 M101/29 Geometry. Klein. 8.55 Cars. S.20 Imaging the Eye 9.45 Grasses and Agriculture.
10.10 Alternative Technology. 10.35 Microbiology. 11.0 Differentiating Vector Fields. 11.25 Open Lecture at York University 11.50 Women in the Community.
12.15 Loudspeaker Telephones. 12.40 Instrumentation in Train Development.
1.5 New Tyres from Old' 1.30 Engineering Design.

: Closedown

: Street Angel

A season of films from China starring Zhao Dan, Wei Heling , Zhou Xuan
Shanghai 1935. Chen, who barely scrapes a living by playing his trumpet in processions, is in love with a frail young singer, Xiao Hong. When he hears that she is being pressed into prostitution by her adoptive parents, Chen and his friend Wang try to save her.
Written and directed by YUAN MUZHI


Written and directed by: Yuan Muzhi
Chen, the trumpet player: Zhao Dan
Wang, newspaper seller: Wei Heling
Xiao Hong, little singer: Zhou Xuan
Prostitute: Zhao Huishen
Xiao Hong's 'father': Chen Yiting
Xiao Hong's 'mother': Liu Jinyu
Gu Chenglong: Feng Zhichenr
Barber: Qian Qianli

: Horizon

Little Boxes
Introduced by Stephen Bayley
Horizon investigates how important our relationship with humble machines has become. How our phones and typewriters need to be recognisable and friendly.


Introduced By: Stephen Bayley

: Uproar in Heaven

A cartoon version of the old Chinese legend which tells of the fearless and impudent struggle of the Monkey King against the Celestial Emperor.
Produced by Shanghai Animation Film Studio


Director: Wan Lai-Ming
Production: Shanghai Animation Film Studio

: News Review

plus a visual pommentary for those who cannot hear, with John Edmunds


Unknown: John Edmunds
Editor: Richard Gamble

: The Money Programme

Britain's most popular and most influential weekly financial programme.
Presented by Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton
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


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

: The World About Us

this week presents
The Rotten World About Us
Ink caps and parasols, stinkhorns and earthstars, death caps and puff-balls appear in season as if by magic. Moulds and mushrooms can frighten us, poison us, annoy us and even eat us -yet fungi also cure, feed and delight us. Not of the plant or animal realms, fungi belong to a third kingdom and their presence as agents of putrefaction and decay is essential to life on this planet.
But how do they live? What are the secrets of their widespread manifestation? Why do some fungi form strange alliances with animals and plants?
Narrated and produced by BARRY PAINE
Series editors PETER JONES and ANTHONY ISAACS BBC Bristol


Produced By: Barry Paine
Editors: Peter Jones

: The Shock of the New

Eight films on modern art and a century of change.
Written and presented by Robert Hughes
2: The Powers That Be
World War I destroyed the optimism with which artists had greeted the new machine age at tne turn of the century, as the inventions of science and technology became instruments of mass death. The war also produced a deep crisis of faith in authority: a whole generation felt it had been lied to.
Some of the best art of the time was produced in opposition to all systems -the nihilism of Dada and the bitter irony of some German expressionists. Others sought an actively political role, putting their art at the service of real revolutions.
This film explores the relationship between art and authority m the modern movement and includes interviews with Marcel Duchamp ,
Naum Gabo and Hitler's architect, Albert Speer.
Film editor JESSE PALMER Produced by LORNA PEGRAM


Presented By: Robert Hughes
Unknown: Marcel Duchamp
Unknown: Naum Gabo
Unknown: Albert Speer.
Editor: Jesse Palmer
Produced By: Lorna Pegram

: News on 2


: Isaac Stern In Concert

This year the musical world has been celebrating the 60th birthday of the great American violinist
Isaac Stern.
Tonight's concert in BBC2's regular Sunday night music series, introduced by Humphrey Burton ,. features a birthday concert recorded in Paris last July when Stern played one of his favourite works, the violin concerto by Sibelius, Op 47 in D minor. with Orchestre National de France conducted by ANDREW DAVIS


Violinist: Isaac Stern.
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Conducted By: Andrew Davis
Directed By: Yves André Hubert

: Jack High

The Kodak Masters Bowls Tournament from Beach House Park, Worthing
The first of a new series featuring eight of the greatest flat green bowlers in the world.
The players are divided into two groups of four and play on a ' round-robin ' basis with the top two from each group going through to the semi-finals.
Who better to start the series than the new World Champion DAVID BRYANT , who has won just about everything there is to win in bowls and was the first player to turn professional? In this first-round match he plays KERRY CLARK of New Zealand.
Introduced by DAVID VINE


Unknown: David Bryant
Unknown: Kerry Clark
Introduced By: David Vine
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Grand Prix

The Canadian Grand Prix
Highlights of the evening's crucial World Championship race, by satellite from Montreal.
After winning in Italy NELSON PIQUET is the new leader, just a point ahead of ALAN JONES. Can the Australian fight back on the lie Notre-Dame circuit, where he won last year? Commentators
Television presentation by crv Editor JONATHAN MARTIN


Unknown: Alan Jones.
Unknown: Murray Walker
Editor: Jonathan Martin

: The Great American Picture Show: Diary of a Mad Housewife

continues a season celebrating Hollywood's ' new wave ' directors of the 70s. starring
Richard Benjamin , Frank Langella Carrie Snodgress
For Jonathan Balser , a smugly affluent New York lawyer, success is measured by being seen at parties with the ' right' people, and knowing how to order over-priced French wines. But for Tina, his long-suffering wife, the dreadful conformity and social climbing are an increasing burden. In desperation she embarks on an affair with writer George Prager. An affair which, for all its sexual satisfaction, brings Tina even more mental strain ...
Frank Perry 's satire on New York high society is one of the most acerbic and brilliant comedies of the past decade.
Screenplay by ELEANOR PERRY from the novel by SUE KAUFMAN
Produced and directed by FRANK PERRY


Unknown: Richard Benjamin
Unknown: Frank Langella
Unknown: Carrie Snodgress
Unknown: Jonathan Balser
Unknown: George Prager.
Unknown: Frank Perry
Unknown: Eleanor Perry
Novel By: Sue Kaufman
Directed By: Frank Perry
Jonathan Balser: Richard Benjamin
George Prager: Frank Langella
Tina Balser: Carrie Snodgress
Sylvie Balser: Lorraine Cullen
Liz Balser: Frannie Michel
Charlotte Rady: Katherine Meskill

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