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: Open University

6.40 Biology: The Retina. 7.S Tropical Forest. 7.30' Statistics: Using Computers.

: Play School

: Closedown

: International Tennis

The State Express Classic from the West Hants Club, Bournemouth.
Quarter-finals day in this Grand Prix tournament with over t55,000 prize money on offer.
After his two marvellous victories in the Davis Cup in Rome earlier this year, Buster Mottram should be expected to win through to tomorrow's semi-finals.


Unknown: Buster Mottram

: Work, the New Discipline

The programme looks at changes in working patterns brought about by technological progress.
Producer peter trowsdale
A BBC/Open University production (RpO

: Weekend Outlook

helps you plan your weekend by previewing daytime programmes of special interest from the Open University. This week it includes an extract from Peak Experience, the film of Peter Habklek 's attempt to conquer Everest without oxygen equipment. There are also clips from programmes about special English teaching for children, and the workings of the human brain; Landing an Aircraft, Infant Cognition and Perception: Cues and Schemas.

: Stars of the Silent Screen

A season of classic feature films The Phantom of the Opera starring Lon Chaney
' Man of a Thousand Faces '
Master of the macabre, LON chaney gives a superb performance as the mad musician who haunts the sewers of Paris. A hopeless victim of his own ugliness, he kidnaps Christine, a beautiful singer.
This spectacular classic is shown in a restored tinted version with an added musical soundtrack.
B;ised on the novel by CASTON leroux organ music by gaylord carter Director rupert JULIAN
Films: page 16


Unknown: Lon Chaney
Unknown: Lon Chaney
Novel By: Caston Leroux
Music By: Gaylord Carter
Director: Rupert Julian
The Phantom: Lon Chaney
Christine Daae: Mary Pihi Bin
Raoul de Chagny: Norman Kebry

: Something Else

The show made by young people.
Bradford's dark satanic mílls are the backdrop for the powerful designs of Indian fashion student litlil
PullingThrough,about survival; and for a local club where new bands from different cultures can play together. Despite this creamWM that black people are being mugged by the State. Funboy
Three join them aH, live, in the studio.
Made with the help of the COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT.

: One Hundred Great Paintings

This week's theme: The Nude and the Naked
Matisse (1869-1954) "Blue Nude"
at the Museum of Art, Baltimore
This picture, painted in 1907, belongs to a period in Matisse's life when he was the leader of a group of young painters called "Les Fauves" (Wild Beasts). They sought a new style, intuitive, direct and simple. Many people find this picture inept, barbaric and childlike, but there is no denying it has vitality, powerful form, vigorous drawing and intense, vibrant colour.
Written and narrated by Milton Brown.


Writer/narrator: Milton Brown
Series Adviser: Edwin Mullins
Producer: Bill Morton
Producer: Kenneth Corden
Director: Christopher Jeans

: News Summary

with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather

: Gardeners' World

Geoff Hamilton and Clay Jones visit Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, Dorset, a magnificent collection of azalea, magnolia and rhododendron in a woodland setting.
But such plants only grow well in acid conditions, so for gardens with chalky soil, John Kelly constructs a peat bed, and shows that even the most difficult seeds can be made to germinate.
Producer DENIS w. GARTSIDE BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: John Kelly

: Newsweek

A Special Deal for Blacks?
The riots in the inner-cities last summer sparked off a continuing argument about the problems of Britain's ethnic minorities and how to remove the disadvantages facing them in housing, jobs and education. Lord Scarman's report argued that these groups should enjoy a ' positive discrimination' in their favour. But would special treatment be fair? And how far should it go, for example, in seeking to guarantee special quotas for the minorities in jobs and universities?
Margaret Jay reports.
Producer willum trehabne JONES Editor peter whotson


Unknown: Margaret Jay

: Playhouse: By George!

An anthropologist observed by one of his erstwhile victims-a sophisticated comedy.


Unknown: Denis Cannan
Directed By: William Hobbs
Unknown: Norman Bennett
Unknown: Peter Catlett
Designer: Susan Spence
Producer: Rosemary Hill
Director: Nicholas Renton
George: Benjamin Whit-Row
Ebangu: John Matshikiza
Ann: Pauline Yates
Mrs Cooper: Lala Lloyd
p 0Hy: Mary Wimbush
Camellia: Carmen Munro
Noah: Simon Beal

: Scoop

The Quiz of the News of the Week Richard Stilgoe recalls the last seven days in a lighthearted way with Barry Fantoni , Griff Rhys Jones Miles Kington , Jane Walmslcy
Director CHRIS hunt
Producer COLIN GODMAN BBC Bristol


Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Barry Fantoni
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Miles Kington
Unknown: Jane Walmslcy
Director: Chris Hunt
Producer: Colin Godman

: Cameo

Elegant egrets, dazzling bee-eaters, fabulous flamingos: some of the jewels of the Camargue - the wind-swept marshland of Provence. Narrator DOUGLAS LEACH
Photography RONALD EASTMAN Presented by keith hopkins BBC Bristol


Narrator: Douglas Leach
Unknown: Ronald Eastman
Presented By: Keith Hopkins

: Newsnight

Presenters PETER snow, john tusa and DONALD maccormick bring you the major events of the day, and the pictures, interviews and analysis that explain their significance. From the programme's team of correspondents: film reports shot in Britain and around the world on the issues and topics which are making the headlines.
JOAN bakewf. ll has the first news of stories from the arts; DAVID ickk and Marshall have the stories from behind the world of sport.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Joan Bakewf.

: International Tennis

The State Express Classic from the ' West Hants Club, Bournemouth.
Highlights of today's quarter-final matches.
Introduced by harry davies Commentators DAN maskell JOHN BARRETT , MARK COX
A BBC i-itlcobook Play Tennjs (hbcv 1010) £37.95 (rorn retailers


Introduced By: Harry Davies
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Commentators: John Barrett
Unknown: Mark Cox

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