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: Open University

10.45 Science Preparatory Maths: Algebra
11.0 Getting Paid

: Championship Snooker

The Coral United Kingdom Championship
ALEX HIGGINS , the holder of the UK title, and the self-styled 'People's
Champion', should be beginning his second round match this morning and was expected to be playing BILL WERBENIUK. TONY JONES and REX WILLIAMS could have made life difficult for them. DAVID VINE introduces coverage of the 'Hurricane's' match - and news of the other contest involving KIRK STEVENS and JOHN SPENCER. Commentators


Unknown: Alex Higgins
Unknown: Bill Werbeniuk.
Unknown: Tony Jones
Unknown: Rex Williams
Unknown: Kirk Stevens
Unknown: John Spencer.
Unknown: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm

: Milking and Mastitis

What is mastitis and how can it be avoided in your herd?
An Open University production

: Horizon

The Brain Puzzle
Narrator Paul Vaughan


Narrator: Paul Vaughan

: The World Chess Championship

Jeremy James with news from Moscow. Anatoly Karpov is challenged by Gary Kasparov Commentator Bill Hartston Producer JILL DAWSON


Unknown: Jeremy James
Unknown: Gary Kasparov
Commentator: Bill Hartston
Producer: Jill Dawson

: George Orwell: 2: The Road to Wigan Pier

In tonight's episode of this "Arena" biography: the story of Orwell's marriage to Eileen O'Shaughnessy, his growing political awareness, and what was to be the most important journey of his life - the trip to Wigan and the industrial north in 1936, in an attempt to understand the embittered and divided working class of the 30s. with Sir Richard Rees, Kay Ekevall, Geoffrey Gorer and the people of Wigan and Barnsley.


Interviewee: Sir Richard Rees
Interviewee: Kay Ekevall
Interviewee: Geoffrey Gorer
Producer: Alan Yentob
Director: Nigel Williams

: Music from St George's

The second of six television concerts from St George's,
Brandon Hill, Bristol features The Songmakers' Almanac with Felicity Lott (soprano) Gabriel Woolf (reader)
Graham Johnson (piano) The romantic songs of Schumann tell the story of his love for Clara Wieck , who became his wife in 1840. 'Widmung', 'Die Stille', 'Intermezzo', 'Schone
Fremde', 'Der Nussbaum' and 'Fruhlingsnacht', are linked here by readings from the letters that passed between the lovers. Programme devised by GRAHAM JOHNSON


Unknown: Clara Wieck
Unknown: Graham Johnson
Unknown: John D. Wilson
Editor: Frank Riches
Unknown: Geoff Stafford

: Geoffrey Smith's World of Flowers

Where do many of the plants grown in Britain's gardens come from? Tulips Director ERICA GRIFFITHS


Director: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Brian Davies

: Sir Hugh Casson

The President of the Royal Academy of Arts in London talks to Chris Kelly.
Next week Sir Hugh Casson , KCVO, retires after nearly ten years as President of one of the most prestigious art institutes in the world.
In this interview, recorded during the 1984 Summer
Exhibition, Sir Hugh tells of his life - the days of the Empire, Cambridge in the 30s, life as a camouflage officer during the Second World War, director of architecture for the Festival of Britain, and the present day.
Film cameraman ROGER PRIOR Research MAGDA GULVIN Producer KEN GRIFFIN


Unknown: Chris Kelly.
Unknown: Sir Hugh Casson
Unknown: Magda Gulvin
Producer: Ken Griffin

: News Review

Moira Stuart looks at the best news pictures of the week. With subtitles Editor BOB MCDOUGALL


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Editor: Bob McDougall

: The Money Programme

Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton , with LUKE CASEY NICK CLARKE and MARK ROGERSON reporting.
Including: Who'll Buy the Harrier? - why success in the Falklands has not turned into firm orders for the Harrier yet.
Comex, the Game - how the competitive and frantic world of commodities trading has become the basis of an equally exciting computer game. Director DON HARLEY


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Luke Casey
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Director: Don Harley
Editor: Michael Hogan
Editor: Richard Tait

: Our House

Six families and their houses. It is not only stately homes which are infused with family history, memories and traditions. More ordinary dwellings carry their own stories. 5: The Carters
A Farmhouse in Suffolk
'It's the farm you choose, not the house.' Like most farmers Jack and Ena Carter attach more importance to their land than to their house.
Unlike the farm, the house has seen few changes.
Protected by its moat, it has remained a rural ideal. The fields, however, have lost their hedges, livestock and wildlife.
The only male heir is Jack's 12-year-old grandson.
'When you farm land and work the men you feel a pride about the place. You don't want to see it absorbed by another farm and the house become an ordinary place.' Photography
Film editor TONY HEAVEN Produced and directed by DAVID PEARSON


Unknown: Ena Carter
Directed By: David Pearson

: The Natural World

The Desire of the Moth
The largest known moth in the world has wings the size of a dove; the smallest lives inside a leaf. Although they are creatures of darkness, the bizarre designs and garish colours of moths rival those of butterflies in the hide-and-seek game of life. Among the stories of their intriguing double lives are tales of heroes that rescued Queensland from the prickly pear, of the blizzards of bogongs that were a summer feast for the first Australians, and, strangest of all, the story of that irresistible desire that draws the moth to the flame and sudden death.
Narrated by Barry Paine Photographed and directed by MANTIS WILDLIFE FILMS
Film editor CHARLES ALDRIDGE Produced by BARRY PAINE Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol
• FEATURE: page 9


Directed By: Mantis Wildlife
Editor: Charles Aldridge
Produced By: Barry Paine

: Did You See... ?

Ludovic Kennedy discusses Whistle Test (BBC2), 28 UP (Granada) and The Long
March (BBC1) with music journalist Mick Brown , documentary director Angela Pope and Neil Jordan , director of the feature films Angel and The Company of Wolves.
Plus Prabhu Guptara with a personal look at the history and future of ethnic minority broadcasting talking to the people behind Eastern Eye, Black on Black and Ebony.
Film director SAMIRA OSMAN
Studio director BETH HOLGATE
Assistant producer KEVIN LOADER Producer JOHN ARCHER


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Mick Brown
Director: Angela Pope
Director: Neil Jordan
Unknown: Prabhu Guptara
Director: Beth Holgate
Producer: John Archer

: The Year of ...

Doris Williams
A series of films that follow three people as their lives unfold in the year after
General Election day 1983.
Doris Williams is a 74-year-old miner's widow who has a son working at Maerdy Colliery in South
Wales. 'Once that goes the whole Rhondda Valley will be dead'.
Doris remembers the tough times of the 1930s. 'At least then everyone helped one another.' Where is that spirit today? For Doris it seemed to have disappeared - with the chapels, the choirs and the brass bands -until the miners' dispute ...
Film editor DOROTHEA GAZIDES Producer BRIAN JAMES BBC Manchester


Unknown: Doris Williams
Unknown: Doris Williams

: News on Two

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: George Stubbs, Painter

A film about the great English painter of thoroughbred racehorses.
Art critic Bryan Robertson and sports writer
Brough Scott discuss the genius of George Stubbs and show how his work not only displays great art, but a brilliant knowledge of veterinary science as well. Film editor GREGORY HARRIS
Fihr cameraman NICK GIFFORD Producer JUDY MARLE A LANDSEER film
(An exhibition of Stubbs's work is currently at the Tate Gallery in London)


Unknown: Bryan Robertson
Unknown: Brough Scott
Unknown: George Stubbs
Editor: Gregory Harris
Unknown: Nick Gifford

: Future Tense! Dark Star

Continues a season of films of fantasy and prediction. Tonight starring Dan O'Bannon, Brian Narelle.
Bombed-out in space with a spaced-out bomb the weary crew of the scoutship Dark Star have been voyaging for years through the galaxy, exploding unstable stars. Their Captain is dead and frozen in the hold. An elusive alien is loose in the elevator shaft. When a talking bomb gets stuck in the bomb bay, what will malfunction next -the demoralised crew members or the ultra-rational bomb? This black comedy is the first film made by John Carpenter, who went on to direct Assault on Precinct 13, Halloween and The Fog.
Produced and directed by JOHN CARPENTER
• FILMS: page 31


Unknown: Dan O'Bannon
Unknown: Jrian Narelle
Unknown: John Carpenter
Unknown: John Carpenter
Unknown: Dan O'Bannon
Directed By: John Carpenter
Doolittle: Brian Narelle
Talby: Dre Pahich
Boiler: Cal Kuniholm
Pinback: Dan O'Bannon
Cmdr Powell: Joe Saunders
Mission control: Miles Watkins
Computer: Cookie Knapp

: Top Gear Rally Report

The first day of the Lombard RAC Rally.
One hundred and fifty cars left Chester this morning to take on the first seven of 56 special stages, but how many will return to Chester and in what condition?
WILLIAM WOOLLARD introduces today's action and news live from Rally HQ.
Commentary BARRIE GILL with SUE BAKER reporting from the stages.


Introduces: William Woollard
Director: Brian Strachan
Producer: Philip Franklin

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