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: Open University

1.25 Mechanisms of Pain Relief
6.5O Earthquakes
7.15 Ecology: Ants and Acacias
7.40 Orsano-silicon Compounds
8.5 Mechanics: Brake Squeal
8.30 Rabbits and Chalk Grassland
8.55 Problems in Inner Cities t.20 Maths: Matrices 2
9.45 FloatinK an OilriR
10.10Water Turbines
11.35 Telecommunications: Teletext
11.0 Biology: The Vertebrate Kidney
11.25 Road Design: Cubic Splines
11.50 Light: The Destroyer
12.15 Maths: Complex Integration
12.40 Chemical Reactions
1.5 Loch Lomond Glaciation
1.30 The Islands of Hawaii


Unknown: Loch Lomond

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam

: * International Show Jumping

from Hickstead
The Benson and Hedges Nations Cup
This year's Nations Cup has added significance oecause France and West Germany, who finished ahead of Great Britain in the World Championships, are among the six countries competing. With Britain currently leading in the President's Trophy - the competition for Nations Cups throughout the season - today's result is of even more importance.


Commentators: Raymond Brooks
Commentators: Stephen Hadley

: * Cricket: First Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Pakistan from Edgbaston
Further coverage of the fourth day's play. Commentators RICHIE BENAUD , JIM LAKER , TOM GRAVENEY , TONY LEWIS , PETER WEST Plus the latest scores from today's John Player League matches.


Commentators: Richie Benaud
Commentators: Jim Laker
Commentators: Tom Graveney
Unknown: Tony Lewis

: * Motorcycling

from Silverstone
The Marlboro British Grand Prix This afternoon Britain's time. Last year he was brought down in a multiple crash, and the race produced a surprise winner in Dutchman JACK middelburg. Commentators
* The above timings indicate only the first of several transmissions. Television presentation:
Show Jumping joiinnie watherston Cricket nick HUNTER and BILL TAYLOR MotorcycPing john PHILIPS and ALASTAIR SCOTT
Assistant editor Grandstand JOHN ROWLINSON
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand mike murphy
BBC videobook and laservision video-disc Harry Carpenter 's Videobook of Sport (BBCV 5011), from retailers


Unknown: Murray Walker
Unknown: John Surtees
Unknown: Bill Taylor
Unknown: Alastair Scott
Unknown: John Rowlinson
Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: News Review

A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest seen by news cameras around the world: the interesting, the picturesque, the important and the dramatic, plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with Frances Coverdale


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Editor: Richard Gamble

: The World About Us

Wildlife Classics Tender Trap
Four plants, very different in appearance. but all with a dark secret - they eat meat! Insects beware, for these plants may be green but they're not innocent. Their diet of insects makes up for the nitrogen other plants get from the soil.
The venus fly trap ensnares insect prey in a vegetable version of a rat trap. The sundew enfolds its meal in octopus fashion. Bladderworts feed on underwater beasts with a hair-triggered blunder trap. And finally pitcher-plants entice their flying meals to a slippery slide down which they glissade to become insect-rich soup.
The strange hidden world of these tender traps is revealed in terrifying yet entrancing detail. Narrated and directed by HUGH FALKUS
Produced by OXFORD SCIENTIFIC FILMS ifCeclax subtitles page 270


Directed By: Hugh Falkus
Produced By: Oxford Scientific

: Stuart Burrows Sings

The world-renowned Welsh tenor in a programme of popular songs, ballads and operatic arias. His guest this evening is Eirian James
Producer J. MERVYN WILLIAMS BBC Cymru/Wales


Unknown: Eirian James
Leader: Desmond Bradley
Conducted By: Robin Stapleton
Accompanist: John Constable
Designer: Pauline Harrison
Unknown: Tony Escott
Unknown: Harry Thomas
Producer: J. Mervyn Williams

: Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot

with Tony Curtis , Jack Lemmon
Marilyn Monroe , star of this comedy masterpiece, died 20 years ago this week. Her performance as a tipsy, ukulele-playing singer in an all-girl orchestra is one of her most memorable roles.
It's Chicago 1929-the pre-depression, flapper era dominated by prohibition, hot music and tough racketeers. When Joe and Jerry, two under-employed musicians witness the St Valentine's Day massacre, they nearly become victims themselves. The only escape is a jazz band heading for Florida. With Curtis and Lemmon in drag, joining Marilyn, this spoof on gangster movies rapidly becomes one of Hollywood's most inventive comedies.
Paradise...EDWARD G. ROBINSON jr A
Screenplay by BILLY WILDER and I. A. L. DIAMOND from a storv by R. THOEREN and M. LOGAN Produced and directed bv BILLY WILDER
(Reflections o/ Marilyn Monroe on Radio 2, Thursday 10.0 pm)


Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Jack Lemmon
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Unknown: Edward G. Robinson
Unknown: Billy Wilder
Unknown: R. Thoeren
Unknown: M. Logan
Unknown: Billy Wilder
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Sugar: Marilyn Monroe
Joe: Tony Curtis
Jerry: Jack Lemmon
SpatS: George Raft
Mulligan: Pat O'Brien
OsgOOd: Joe E Brown
Bonaparte: Nehemiah Persoff
Sue: Joan Shawlee
Poliakoff: Billy Gray
Toothpick: George E Stone
Beinstock: Dave Barry
Spats' henchmen: Mike Mazurki
Spats' henchmen: Harry Wilson
Dolores: Beverly Wills
Nellie: Barbara Drew

: News on 2

with Jan Leeming ; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Motorcycling

Marlboro British Grand Prix
Highlights of this afternoon's racing from Silverstone.

: Cricket

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Pakistan
Highlights of the fourth day's play

: International Show Jumping

from Hickstead Highlights of today's
Benson and Hedges Nations Cup
Introduced by DAVID VINE


Introduced By: David Vine

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