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: Open University

7.40 Nene and the 80s. 8.5 Mechanics: Rigid Bodies. 8.30 Music and Images.
8.55 The Objector. 9.20 Is Fiscal Policy Stabilising? 9.45 Cosmology before Newton. 10.10 The Civilisation of the Crowd. 10.35 Instrumentation. 11.0 Constructing a Model. 11.85 The Chateau and the Cottage. 11.50 The Gamble of Investment? 12.15 Differential Gene Expression. 12.40 How to Build a Phage.
1.5 Pathways in the Brain. 1.30 Tectonics and the Red Sea. 1.55 Eileen Barker meets the Moonies.


Unknown: Eileen Barker

: Saturday Cinema Double Bill

Talk of the Town
Starring Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman
Leopold Dilg, accused of arson and the resulting death of a mill foreman, hides out in the house of pretty Nora Shelley. Michael Lightcap rents the house from Nora, believing Dilg to be her gardener. This delightful comedy is also notable for its social implications and satire, cleverly acted by its star cast and directed by veteran George Stevens.
Screenplay by Irwin Shaw, SIDNEY BUCHMAN Produced and directed by GEORGE STEVENS . Films: page 11

and at 5.10-6.40
Once More with Feeling
Starring Kay Kendall, Yul Brynner
Victor Fabian, an egotistical orchestral conductor, and his enchanting wife Dolly split up when she discovers him 'auditioning' a young pianist. But the separation causes complications - both professionally and emotionally - so that Victor decides he must win Dolly back. This light hearted and sophisticated comedy stars the late Kay Kendall in one of her best comedy roles.
Screenplay by HARRY Kurnitz Directed by STANLEY DONEN


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Jean Arthur
Unknown: Ronald Colman
Unknown: Leopold Dilg
Unknown: Nora Shelley.
Unknown: Michael Lightcap
Unknown: George Stevens.
Play By: Irwin Shaw
Unknown: Sidney Buchman
Directed By: Ceorce Stevens
Unknown: Kay Kendall
Unknown: Yul Brynner
Unknown: Victor Fabian
Play By: Harry Kurnitz
Directed By: Stanley Donen
Leopold Dilg: Cary Grant
Nora Shelley: Jean Arthur
Michael Lightcap: Ronald Colman
Sam Yates: Edgar Buchanan
Regina Bush: Glenda Farrell
Andrew Holmes: Charles Dingle
Mrs Shelley: Emma Dunn
Tilney: Rex Ingram
Jan Pulaski: Leonid Kinskey
Clyde Bracken: Tom Tyler
Chief of Police: Don Beddoe
Victor Fabian: Yul Brynner
Dolly Fabian: Kay Kendall
Maxwell Archer: Gregory Ratoff
Dr Hillard: Geoffrey Toone
Jascha Gendel/Grisha Gendel: Maxwell Shaw
Mr Wilbur Jr: Mervyn Johns
Bardini: Martin Benson
Chester: Harry Lockhart
Angela Hopper: Shirley Ann Field
Mrs Wilbur: Grace Newcombe

: Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1981

Introduced by James Bellini
Last year the annual Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Art was embellished by a series of cushion concerts, during which young people sat listening to music in the main gallery which was hung with some of the original works selected by the hanging committee.
In this special television recording, musicians and others involved in a concert are asked to select their particular choice of works from the 1981 Summer Exhibition. The music,
Schubert's Octet (D 803) played by The Endellion String Quartet Jack Brymer (clarinet) David Cripps (horn)
Martin Gatt (bassoon)
Peter Buckoke (double-bass)
Produced by UN GRIFFIN


Introduced By: James Bellini
Clarinet: Jack Brymer
Horn: David Cripps
Double-Bass: Peter Buckoke
Produced By: Un Griffin

: News and Sport


: Cartoon Two

Street Musique

: Around with Alliss

from Ashridge Golf Club, Herts. The second of six programmes in which Peter Alliss plays golf and talks with well-known people. His guest this week is broadcaster and author Ludovic Kennedy , whose book, 10 Rillington Place contributed to the posthumous pardon of Timothy Evans.
Director ALASTAIR SCOTT Producer DAVID kenning


Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Timothy Evans.
Director: Alastair Scott
Producer: David Kenning

: The Levin Interviews

Bernard Levin talks to Anthony Burgess
ANTHONY BURGESS spent much of his early life convinced he would become a famous composer. He wrote his first symphony at 16.
Instead, after a period as a school-master, he became a prolific novelist, critic and linguist, a man of letters in every sense.
He has written 42 novels to date, the best-known being A Clockwork Orange, and the most massive his latest, Earthly Powers, which was tipped last year for the Booker Prize, but did not win.
Burgess now finds compensations in literary fame - his symphonies get played.
Assistant producer tamasin day-lewii Director CHRISTOPHER LEWIS
Producer JOHN shearer. BBC Bristol


Talks: Bernard Levin
Unknown: Anthony Burgess
Unknown: Anthony Burgess
Director: Christopher Lewis
Producer: John Shearer.

: Film International: Angi Vera

Veronika Pap
Pal Gabor 's complex film about a young girl starting her adult life in the new post-war Hungary has won a number of awards at film festivals around the world.
Vera Angi blames the hospital where she works for her mother's death. Lonely and resentful, she criticises the system at a staff meeting and is immediately recruited by officials of the emergent workers' party. Vera now has a chance to make a career - but her new life is full of pitfalls as well as opportunities.
No description ; ; : = can convey how truthful, wise and attractive it is.
Cabor fills the screen with vivid characters (OBSERVER) it establishes Pal Gabor among the front ranks of European film mal:crs.
Based on the novel by ENDRE VESZI
Written and directed by PAL GABOR
(A Hungarian film with English sub-titles)
(First showing on British television) Films: page 11


Unknown: Veronika Pap
Unknown: Pal Gabor
Unknown: Vera Angi
Novel By: Endre Veszi
Directed By: Pal Gabor
Vera -: Veronika Pap
Anna: Erzsi Pasztor
Istvan: Tamas Dunai
Maria ,: Eva Szabo

: News on 2


: Arena

If the Music Had to Stop ...
Britain's musical reputation is second to none, and depends ultimately on an exceptional tradition of youth orchestras.
The educational ideals which underlie this tradition are exemplified in Leicestershire. Here, for the past 30 years, music and art have been central to school curricula; consequently, children of all backgrounds have had the opportunity to pursue a musical career. The present cuts threaten this unique tradition.
' Many of the things we've achieved and cared about will go under unless we fight.... It's a heritage too valuable to cast aside.'
Producer ALAN yentob Director PETER WEST


Unknown: Sir Michael Tippett
Producer: Alan Yentob
Director: Peter West

: International Golf

The Martini International from the West Course,
Wentworth HARRY CARPENTER intrOduces highlights of the third round of the first European tournament in Britain this year.


Unknown: Wentworth Harry Carpenter

: Midnight Movie: The Brothers Rico

Richard Conte
Dianne Foster , Kathryn Grant with James Darren , Larry Gates
Eddie Rico , formerly the accountant for a nationwide crime syndicate, is now making a successful legitimate career in business. But when his brother Johnny runs out on the Mob, Eddie is summoned by his former bosses to ' deal ' with the situation.
Based on a Georges Simenon story, this chilling picture of the ruthless world of organised crime features Richard Conte as the ex-gangster whose past catches up with him.
Screenplay by LEWIS MELTZER and BEN PERRY Produced by LEIS j. RACIIMIL Directed by PIIIL KARLSON


Unknown: Richard Conte
Unknown: Dianne Foster
Unknown: Kathryn Grant
Unknown: James Darren
Unknown: Larry Gates
Unknown: Eddie Rico
Unknown: Georges Simenon
Unknown: Richard Conte
Unknown: Lewis Meltzer
Unknown: Ben Perry
Directed By: Piiil Karlson
Eddie Rico: Richard Conte
Alice Rico: Dianne Foster
Norah: Kathryn Grant
Sid Kubik: Larry Gates
Johnny Rico: James Darren
Mrs Rico: Argentina Brunetti
Peter Malaks: Lamont Johnson
Mike Lamotta: Harry Bella Ver
Gino Rico: Paul Picerni
Phil: Paul Dubov
Gonzales: Rudy Bond
ViC TuCCi: Richard Bakalyan

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