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: Open University

6.5 Modern Art: Guernica
6.30 Fountain and Grotto
6.55 Biology: Feeding Mechanisms
7.20 DNA - The Thread of Life
7.45 Special Relativity

: The Littlest Hobo

Sailing Away

: Jackanory

Indian Folk Tales

: Play School

: Cricket: Fourth Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v West Indies from Old Trafford Final day
PETER WEST introduces the end of the morning's play. Commentators RICHIE BENAUD , JIM LAKER


Introduces: Peter West
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Commentators: Jim Laker
Unknown: Ted Dexter
Unknown: Tom Graveney

: Cricket: Fourth Test and Glorious Goodwood

Cricket: Fourth Test
The Cornhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies
Further coverage of the final day. Glorious Goodwood
The opening day of one of racing's most enjoyable
(weeks of the year at
Britain's most picturesque racecourse. The five-day meeting has prize money of over £511,000.
2.0 The Molecombe Stakes (5f)
2.30 The Oak Tree Stakes (7f)
3.10 The William Hill Stewards ' Cup (Handicap. 6f).
The season's richest sprint handicap. Only Calibina in 1977 has completed the Wokingham Stakes/Stewards' Cup double. Now Petong tries his luck.
3.40 The Gordon Stakes (1¥n)
Ilium and Gold and Ivory are two top-liners in contention for this always significant St Leger trial. Introduced by JULIAN WILSON


Unknown: William Hill Stewards
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Jimmy Lindley
Commentators: John Hanmer

: Cricket: Fourth Test

Further coverage

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: 'Only a Rose....'

Webster Booth, one of the finest British tenors of this century, died on 21 June this year, aged 82.
In this film, made exactly a year before his death, he and his wife and partner Anne Ziegler talk about their career to James Hogg of Nationwide. It was Webster's last television appearance. Producer JULIA MCLAREN


Soprano: Anne Ziegler
Tenor: Webster Booth
Interviewer: James Hogg
Producer: Julia McLaren

: Schools Prom 83

Introduced by Antony Hopkins from the Royal Albert Hall , London Further highlights from last autumn's season of Schools Proms in which talented youngsters play a variety of types of music. This third programme features
Wakefield District College Brass Chorale
St Olave's Guitar Trio The Jangle Band
The Polish National Dance and Song Company — Rudki The Gould Quintet
Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra Sunnybank Primary School
Percussion Group and Dancers North Yorkshire EASY Band Walsh Middle School Choir Guildhall School of Music Junior Brass Band and the Hampshire County Youth Orchestra
Special guests
Stan Tracey (piano)
John Wallace (trumpet)
Television presentation KEN GRIFFIN
(The Schools Prom is organised by Music for Youth in conjunction with Commercial Union Assurance and the Rank Organisation)


Introduced By: Antony Hopkins
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Piano: Stan Tracey
Piano: John Wallace
Unknown: Ken Griffin

: Past Perfect

The 1984 Museum of the Year Awards with Sue Jay and Kenneth Hudson Should museums be purely places of scholarship, or should they be part of the leisure industry, offering entertainment and a good day out? More and more museums try to do both. Few succeed as well as Quarry Bank Mill at Styal in Cheshire, built as a cotton-spinning mill in 1784, and now a museum which tells the story of the textile industry and its workforce with all the flair and confidence of the best of the new breed of museums. Still growing and developing, its achievements in the hands of director David Sekers are recognised by the prime award: Museum of the Year, 1984.
Also a look at the remarkable costume collection that cornered the Fine Art award for the new Fashion Gallery at Brighton Museum.
Lighting MAURICE GARMAN Film cameramen
(The Museum of the Year Awards are organised by National Heritage in conjunction with The Illustrated London News)


Unknown: Sue Jay
Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Director: David Sekers
Unknown: Brighton Museum.
Unknown: Maurice Garman
Unknown: Alastair Mitchell
Unknown: Trevor Wimlett
Editor: Ross Archer
Unknown: Martin L. Bell

: Q.E.D.

The Future is Further Away Than You Think with Heinz Wolff
Is it true what they say, that technology changes our lives overnight? Or does it just seem that way? In this programme Heinz Wolff steps aboard a London bus and finds himself immediately transported to a bizarre and unfamiliar world. The past. The year 1948. As he wanders round that strange era of de-mob suits, Clement Attlee , Victor Silvester and snoek, he asks: 'What has technology actually done for our lives? How different are our homes, our clothes, our food?' What has really changed since 1948, the year when George Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four?
A fun exercise -and quite an eye-opener.
Series editor MICK RHODES Producer MICK JACKSON
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 270


Unknown: Heinz Wolff
Unknown: Heinz Wolff
Unknown: Clement Attlee
Unknown: Victor Silvester
Unknown: George Orwell
Editor: Mick Rhodes
Producer: Mick Jackson

: Chronicle

The Man Behind the Mask
The rags-to-riches life story of German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann was as glamorous as the magnificent treasures he discovered at Troy and Mycenae. The wonders of his exploits in Turkey and Greece are so strong a part of archaeological folklore that they are still repeated by scholars exactly as Schliemann wrote them down 100 years ago. But those stories are about to change for ever. For when two American professors took a new look at the life of Schliemann they were staggered by their discoveries, particularly since their investigation even calls into question the discovery of 'The Treasure of King Priam' at Troy - scene of Schliemann's greatest triumph.
Commentary Andrew Faulds
Written and produced by ROY DAVIES Series editor BRUCE NORMAN


Unknown: Heinrich Schliemann
Produced By: Roy Davies
Editor: Bruce Norman

: Film Buff of the Year

Robin Ray introduces the second semi-final.
Subjects for the individual round are Francis Ford Coppola , Cole Porter , Audrey Hepburn and Clark Gable Devised by ROBIN RAY. Film editor/ researcher MALCOLM ILLINGWORTH Director PAUL LOOSLEY
Producer JOHN BUTTERY. BBC Manchester To take part in next year's competition write to: Film Buff of the Year, BBCtv, PO Box 27, Oxford Road, Manchester [Postcode removed]


Introduces: Robin Ray
Unknown: Francis Ford Coppola
Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: Audrey Hepburn
Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Robin Ray.
Unknown: Malcolm Illingworth
Director: Paul Loosley
Producer: John Buttery.

: The Paul Daniels Magic Show

Join Paul Daniels for another show of magic, comedy and fun in which he presents 'The Puzzle of the Water Barrels', featuring his son, Martin Daniels , and introduces his international guests with their remarkable skills
From Great Britain: the Shriek of Araby Ali Bongo
From Portugal: the daring trapeze artists The Goncalves Brothers with special guest
Professor Stanley Unwin with DEBBIE MCGEE , AMANDA NEWMAN
Musical director KEN JONES
Programme associate ALI BONGO Technical consultant GIL LEANEY Director JOHN BISHOP
Produced by JOHN FISHER


Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Martin Daniels
Unknown: Professor Stanley Unwin
Unknown: Debbie McGee
Unknown: Amanda Newman
Unknown: Glen Bexfield
Unknown: Barry Holland
Unknown: Gil Leaney
Director: John Bishop
Produced By: John Fisher

: Making Waves

One of sailing's newest activities contrasted with one of its oldest. Bob Langley and Debbie Rix at the National Youth Boardsailing Cham pionships, Hayling Island, and Malcolm McKeag in Greenock for the end of the Cutty Sark Tall Ships race.
Producer TONY RAYNER. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Bob Langley
Unknown: Debbie Rix
Unknown: Boardsailing Cham
Unknown: Malcolm McKeag
Director: Mark Kershaw
Producer: Tony Rayner.

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow , Donald MacCormick and Olivia O'Leary


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Olivia O'Leary

: Cricket: Fourth Test

The Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v West Indies
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights from the final day's play from Old Trafford.
Executive producer nick HUNTER


Producer: Nick Hunter

: Up the Sandbox

The feature film starring
Barbra Streisand , David Selby
In this lively social comedy, Streisand stars as Margaret, a young New Yorker with a distinct identity crisis. And after problems such as two children and a third on the way, plus a college husband who is more concerned with history than their life together, Margaret's 'escape' is through fantasy-with unusual and comic results.
Screenplay by PAUL ZINDEL Based on the novel by ANNE RICHARDSON ROIPHE
Produced by IRWIN WINKLER , ROBERT CHARTOFF Directed by irvin KERSHNER Films: page 14


Unknown: Barbra Streisand
Unknown: David Selby
Play By: Paul Zindel
Novel By: Anne Richardson Roiphe
Produced By: Irwin Winkler
Produced By: Robert Chartoff
Directed By: Irvin Kershner
Margaret: Barbra Streisand
Paul: David Selby
Elizabeth: Ariane Heller
Peter: Terry Smith/gary Smith
Mrs Yussin: Jane Hoffman
Mr Yussin JOHN: C Becher
Fidel Castro: Jacobo Morales
Dr Beincke: Paul Benedict
Judy Stanley: Stockard Channing
Dr Keglin: George Irving
Mrs Keglin: Jane House
Uncle Dave: Pitt Herbert

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