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: Open University

10.45 Science Foundation Course. Preparatory Maths: Graphs
11.0 Living with Technology: Facts Are Not Enough

: Horizon: Global Village

Horizon visits the Indian village of Manikonda, where Bombay movies, educational programmes and re-runs of British TV comedy series like "To the Manor Born" have become a new part of rural life.


Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Horizon Editor: Graham Massey

: The World Chess Championship

Jeremy James with up-to-the-minute news from Moscow. Anatoly Karpov v Gary Kasparov
Commentator Bill Hartston Producer JILL DAWSON


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

: George Orwell

3: Homage to Catalonia
'I remember saying once to Arthur Koestler "history stopped in 1936", at which he nodded in immediate understanding. We were both thinking of totalitarianism in general, but more particularly of the Spanish Civil War ... I know it is the fashion to say that most of recorded history is lies anyway but what is peculiar to our own age is the abandonment of the idea that history could be truthfully written.'
Orwell, like many of his generation, enlisted to fight on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War. Tonight Arena tells of Orwell's war.
It begins as a heroic crusade for a beleaguered socialist state, and ends with disillusion and betrayal, with Orwell fleeing across the Spanish frontier, a wounded and wanted man. with Stafford Cottman
Victor Alba , Enrique Ardroer Ramon Jurado and Professor Bernard Crick Producer ALAN YENTOB


Unknown: Arthur Koestler
Unknown: Stafford Cottman
Unknown: Victor Alba
Unknown: Enrique Ardroer
Unknown: Ramon Jurado
Unknown: Professor Bernard Crick
Producer: Alan Yentob
Director: Nigel Williams

: Music from St George's

The third of six television concerts from St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol The Chilingirian String Quartet
Levon Chilingirian
Mark Butler (violins) Csaba Erdelyi (viola)
Philip de Groote (cello) playing the Quartettsatz, in c minor, by Schubert and Bartok's Fifth Quartet, in five movements.
Sound JOHN D. WILSON Senior cameraman FRANK SHEPHERD


Violins: Mark Butler
Viola: Csaba Erdelyi
Unknown: John D. Wilson
Unknown: Frank Shepherd
Unknown: Lighting Geoff Stafford

: Geoffrey Smith's World of Flowers

The plants grown in Britain's gardens are some of the richest and most varied in the world. But very few of them are native. Where do they come from?
How have we changed them? 3: Rhododendrons
Producer BRIAN DAVIES Video, Mr Smith 's Flower Garden (BBCV/BBCB 1001) from retailers.


Director: Erica Griffiths
Producer: Brian Davies
Unknown: Mr Smith

: Ski Sunday

The return of BBC2's weekly winter sports action. Today featuring: The Men's Slalom from Sestriere
Ten years ago this month an 18-year-old won his first
World Cup slalom event in Italy. Today, 37 victories later, Swedish veteran
INGEMAR STENMARK sets out to regain the championship which he lost in March to Luxemburg's MARC GIRARDELLI.
Ron Pickering reports from the Italian Alps while David Vine looks ahead to the battle for the downhill title - can former Olympic Champion
FRANZ KLAMMER hold off the challenge from Sarajevo gold medallist BILL JOHNSON ? Television presentation by RAI Producer JIM RESIDE
• FEATURE: page 4


Unknown: Ingemar Stenmark
Unknown: Marc Girardelli.
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: David Vine
Unknown: Franz Klammer
Unknown: Bill Johnson
Producer: Jim Reside

: 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 present Britain's most popular financial and business programme, with LUKE CASEY , NICK CLARKE and MARK ROGERSON reporting from home and abroad on your money and other people's. Including this week: The Knicker Millionaire: 12 months ago designer Calvin Klein unveiled a new range of 'masculine' underwear for women. It has made him a fortune and changed the face of American fashion.
But will it catch on here?
And Racing to a Profit: how one of the fastest-growing sectors of the British motor industry is the one which produces the quickest cars. Director DON HARLEY


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Luke Casey
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Designer: Calvin Klein
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. 6: The Tarry s
A Victorian Terraced House in Southampton
'They are all friends. They're not shadowy, they're people with characters of their own.' In Rona Tarry 's house past members of the family - smuggler, merchant and City Councillor, some of whom died over 100 years ago - have continued their presence, kept alive by photos, old possessions and handed-on stories. The house has a strong Edwardian feel as if gaslight were still used; some of grandmother's dresses still are. But family fortunes have had their ups and downs - loss of property, ghostly noises and a disappearance....
Photography REX MAIDMENT Sound recordist JACK CURTIS Research DORIS DWIGHT
Film editor TONY HEAVEN Directed and produced by DAVID PEARSON


Unknown: Rona Tarry
Unknown: Jack Curtis
Unknown: Research Doris Dwight
Produced By: David Pearson

: The Natural World: A Question of Space

Five hundred miles above the parched African landscape a satellite seeks clues to the problem of space on the ground.

In Kenya, fuelled by a rapidly rising population, the competition for land is threatening one of the wildlife wonders of the world. But the tools to tackle the problem are at hand - ranging from low-tech charcoal-burning stoves to the latest in high-tech space technology. Can solutions be found before the land race gets out of control? Or will the elephant, rhino and zebra lose out in this earthbound battle for space? Narrated by Iain Guest
BBC Bristol


Narrator: Iain Guest
Photography: Tim Johnson
Film Editor: Chris Wade
Producer: Robin Hellier
Series Editor: Peter Jones

: News on Two

Moira Stuart ; Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Did You See ..?

Ludovic Kennedy discusses Our House (BBC2), Just Sex
(C4) and Morgan's Boy (BBC1) with Rosalind Coward , author of Female Desire, and television dramatist
Elaine Morgan. Plus how to survive a television interview: former Ambassador
Sir Nicholas Henderson and John Goss , a professional adviser on personal presentation. Assistant producer


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Rosalind Coward
Unknown: Elaine Morgan.
Unknown: Sir Nicholas Henderson
Unknown: John Goss
Unknown: Nicholas Shakespeare
Director: Kevin Loader
Producer: John Archer

: The Year of ...

Casson Fox
A series of films following three people as their lives unfold in the year after
General Election day 1983. Farmer Casson Fox had no doubts about how to solve the country's economic crisis. 'If everyone did a fair day's work for a fair day's pay there would be no problem.'
Casson Fox followed his own advice, working a seven-day week to produce the milk that would help him expand his 100-acre farm in West Cumbria. But things didn't go according to plan....
Film editor DOROTHEA GAZlDIS Producer BRIAN JAMES BBC Manchester


Unknown: Casson Fox
Unknown: Casson Fox
Unknown: Casson Fox

: Future Tense! Logan's Run

continues a season of films of fantasy and prediction.
Tonight starring Michael York
Richard Jordan Jenny Agutter
2274: the remnants of humanity, following the destruction of the world by war and pollution, are preserved in an enclosed city, doomed to a life of mindless pleasure until they are 30. What happens after that is a closely-kept secret. When security guard Logan discovers the truth, he is determined to find a way to the outside world....
Directed by MICHAEL ANDERSON 0 FILMS: page 31


Unknown: Michael York
Unknown: Richard Jordan
Unknown: Jenny Agutter
Unknown: David Zelag Goodman
Novel By: William F. Nolan
Novel By: George Clayton Johnson
Produced By: Saul David
Directed By: Michael Anderson
Logan: Michael York
Francis: Richard Jordan
Jessica: Jenny Agutter
BOX: Roscoe Lee Browne
Holly: Farrah Fawcettmajors
Doc: Michael Andersonjr
Old man: Peter Ustinov
Second sanctuary man: Randolph Roberts
Woman runner: Lara Lindsay
Billy: Gary Morgan
Mary: Michelle Stacy
Sandmen: David Westberg
Sandmen: Bill Couch

: From Darkness to Light

A Candlelit Service for Advent Sunday from Salisbury Cathedral Tonight 1,000 people stand in a dark Cathedral, facing west. They await, as they do every year, the lighting of the first candle of Advent.
They hope that its light will grow into a blaze as the carols begin and the choir visits each dark corner of the Cathedral.
This recording of last year's service is introduced by Peter Firth.
Choirmaster RICHARD SEAL
Assistant organist COLIN WALSH Producer CHRISTOPHER MANN
BBC Bristol


Choirmaster: Peter Firth.
Organist: Colin Walsh
Producer: Christopher Mann

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