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: Open University

6.5 Education: Gifted Children. 6.30
Special Needs in Education. 6.55
Physics: Magnetism. 7.20 Appearance and Reality. 7.45 Industrial Relations.

: Gharbar

In today's programme MITA HACK-
ETT talks to KABIR BEDI , the famous
Indian film actor now based in Hollywood, about his career and especially about his part in the forthcoming Bond movie Octopussy. SHAHIDA AHMED talks about women working at home.
Music is provided by HAFIZ BUTT , who sings a Punjabi folk song.
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Kabir Bedi
Provided By: Hafiz Butt
Producer: Krishan Gould

: Play School

: Closedown

: Open University

12.30 Governing Schools: The Interview.
12.55 Parents and Teenagers: Three's Company.

: Cricket

Benson and Hedges Cup
PETER WEST introduces continued live coverage of today's quarter-final matches.

: Music Modulation

This programme helps you to identify modulations in key in music compositions. It first explores technique, and then analyses a piece of music.
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Robert Philip

: Hollywood's Children: Driftwood

The feature film starring
Natalie Wood Ruth Warrick
Walter Brennan , Dean Jagger Charlotte Greenwood
Continuing a season of films starring celebrated child actors. Nine-year-old Natalie Wood plays a charmingly individual little girl, Jenny, in this moving story. After her grandfather dies, orphan
Jenny is found wandering in the desert with a collie called Hollingsworth and is cared for by a kindly doctor, whose prime concern is to vaccinate the townspeople against spotted fever.
Screenplay by MARY loos , RICHARD SALE Directed by ALLAN DWAN
Films: page 16


Unknown: Natalie Wood
Unknown: Ruth Warrick
Unknown: Walter Brennan
Unknown: Dean Jagger
Unknown: Charlotte Greenwood
Unknown: Natalie Wood
Play By: Mary Loos
Unknown: Richard Sale
Directed By: Allan Dwan
Susan: Ruth Warrick
Murph: Walter Brennan
Dr Steve Webster: Dean Jagger
Mathilda: Charlotte Greenwood
Jenny: Natalie Wood
Mayor Suyder: Jerome Cowan
The Rev Hollingsworth: H B Warner
Essie Keenan: Margaret Hamilton
'Judge Beekett: Hobart Cavanaugh
Abner Green: Francis Ford

: Cricket

The Benson and Hedges Cup
PETER WEST introduces coverage of the closing stages of one of today's quarter-final matches. Commentators


Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Tom Gravenev

: News Summary

with subtitles followed by Weather

: Ebony

A collection of hits from recent
Ebony programmes featuring the music nf Shalamar
Gregory Isaacs
Imagination, Melba Moore Michael Smith and Buzzz
Introduced by Vince Herbert
Series producer KEITH SHEATHER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Gregory Isaacs
Unknown: Melba Moore
Unknown: Michael Smith
Introduced By: Vince Herbert
Producer: Roy Chapman
Producer: Keith Sheather

: Timewatch

The programme that brings history up to date.
France and the Nazis
Following the arrest of Klaus Barbie , butcher of Lyon, memories of Nazi collaboration have again returned to haunt ageneration of Frenchmen.
Dr Christopher Andrew goes to Drancy, the Paris housing estate turned in 1940 into a transit camp for Auschwitz and uncovers the ghost of Marshall pétain's Vichy Government. He talks to stout supporters of the 84-year-old Marshall, such as tennis champion Jean Borotra. FakingHistory
The Hitler diaries are just the latest in a long line of historical forgeries. The Drake Plate found near San Francisco in 1936 and which claimed California for Queen
Elizabeth I was shown to be fake in 1977. The Vinland Map was bought in 1959 for £ 100,000 as the first map to show the North American Continent. Instead it was shown to be a forgery in 1967. Are there other fake historical documents masquerading as genuine? Can any fake survive today's scientific analysis? Timewatchtalks to the exnerts.
Executive producer TIMOTHY GARDAM Editor BRUCE NORMAN


Unknown: Klaus Barbie
Unknown: Dr Christopher Andrew
Unknown: Jean Borotra.
Producer: Timothy Gardam
Editor: Bruce Norman

: Pinkerton's Progress

A series of six episodes by CHARLES MCKEOWNin
3: Parsons and Flax almost ruin
Pinkerton's schemes to find £8,000 for the gymnasium fund. The ambitious Bursar has the last laugh.
Produced by GARETH GWENLAN Directed by JOHN B HOBBS


Unknown: Charles McKeownin
Arranged By: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Designer: Jan Spoczynski
Produced By: Gareth Gwenlan
Directed By: John B Hobbs
Pinkerton: Geoffrey Whitehead
Miss Shilling: Eleanor Bron
DwieT' ' •: Clive Merrison
Davies: Clive Merrison
Clifford: Andrew Robertson
Beech: Derek Francis
Flax: Alan Parnaby
Bursar: Paul Hardwick
Headmaster: Derek Farr

: The Way of the Warrior

A series of eight documentaries 4: T'aiChi -TheSoft Way
Narrated by Dennis Waterman
Many people practise the stately T'ai Chi movements as exercises.
In fact, they are also the foundation of the most subtle and deadly of the Chinese fighting systems.
Master Hung is a master of all the strangely named ' soft arts', which combine the guile and mysticism of the Chinese mind. Filmed on location in Taiwan.
Film cameraman jim SAUNDERS Sound recordistROGER LONG Film editor IAN PITCH
Assistant producerHOWARD RE)D Written and produced by MICHAEL CROUCHER. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Dennis Waterman
Unknown: Jim Saunders
Unknown: Roger Long
Editor: Ian Pitch
Producer: Howard Re)d
Produced By: Michael Croucher.

: Empire, Inc

Kenneth Welsh , Jennifer Dale
Martha Henry , Gabriel Arcand A serial in six parts 4: Fathers and Sons
Montreal 1944: Sir James Munroe is determined to secure his own immortality by grooming one of his sons to succeed him. Larry, however, enlists in the army despite his father's opposition. When Jimmy is offered the company of his choice, he chooses Northair, a factory close to disaster.
Screenplay by DOUGLAS BOWIE Directed by DOUG JACKSON
Executive producer MARK BLANDFORD A CBC production


Unknown: Kenneth Welsh
Unknown: Jennifer Dale
Unknown: Martha Henry
Unknown: Gabriel Arcand
Unknown: Sir James Munroe
Play By: Douglas Bowie
Directed By: Doug Jackson
Producer: Mark Blandford
James Munroe: Kenneth Welsh
Catherine Munroe: Martha Henry
Jimmy Munroe: Peter Dvorsky
Cleo Munroe: Jennifer Dale
Larry Munroe: Joseph Ziegler
Amy Munroe: Mitch Martin
O'Donoghue: Neil Munroe
Helen: Pamela Redfern
Bunny: Robin Ward
Gene Prudhomme: Gabriel Arcand
Violet: Lyn Jackson

: Newsnight featuring Campaign 83

JOHN TUSA , PETER SNOW and DONALD MACCORMICK present full coverage of the day's campaign developments; VINCENT HANNA analyses the latest swings in voters' intentions with the Newsnight 100, and LINDA ALEXANDER and JOAN BAKEWELL assess the rest of the day's news.


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Linda Alexander
Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Open University

The design of car components is being dramatically improved by a new computer life-prediction system. and the remaining useful life of existing machinery may soon be monitored by fatigue life analysers.
12.25 Technology of the Office
The introduction of word-processors in offices has produced some unexpected reactions.

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