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: Open University

6.30 Living with Technology: Sound in View
6.55 Interpreting a Dream

: Daytime on Two

9.38 Science Workshop Stiff Shapes 'A'

10.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Mr B thinks that Dibs has spoilt his new hat on purpose, but in fact it was an accident. Book: Meg at Sea by HELEN NICOLL and JAN PIENKOWSKI

10.15 Maths File 10: Three Dimensions

10.38 A-Level Studies: Statistics 4: Hypothesis Testing

11.0 Words and Pictures Monsters

11.17 The Music Arcade 9: Music and Dance (2)

11.39 General Studies Biography: Fragments of the Truth

12.5 pm Russian Language and People 20: Marriage Russian-style Book, £5.50 from booksellers

12.30 Honourable Members 4: Who Calls the Tune?

12.55 Switch On to English Pushing Words Together

1.21 Descubra Espana Ensenanza, trabajo y familia
This programme looks at different types of schools, colleges and places of work in Spain. Narrated by Isobel Soto & Carlos Riera.

1.38 Let's See. Minibeasts 2: The Hunters

2.0 Watch. Tastes
James has to be careful not to spit tea on his shoes as he learns to be a tea-taster! Louise tells a story which shows how important salt used to be for preserving and flavouring food. Plus a story warning about the dangers of eating things which might be poisonous. Producer DAVID TAFT

2.18 One World
Made in Britain

2.40 Zig Zag. Roads Horse and Motor
(Zig Zag Special, tomorrow 2.40 pm)


Unknown: Helen Nicoll
Unknown: Jan Pienkowski
Producer: Richard Callanan
Unknown: Descubra Espana
Producer: David Taft

: International Snooker

Guinness World Cup Wales v Australia
DAVID ICKE with further coverage. Commentators TED LOWE , JACK KARNEHM
JIM MEADOWCROFT Television presentation


Commentators: Ted Lowe
Commentators: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Clive Everton.
Unknown: Nick Hunter
Unknown: Ron Gubba
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Arthur Negus Enjoys

Stanway House, Gloucestershire
Arthur Negus visits a glorious mellow Cotswold stone house for which he has a considerable affection. Arthur's guest is
Hugo Morley-Fletcher , who shares Arthur's appreciation of porcelain from England, Europe and the Orient. Director DAVID MITCHELL Producer ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Hugo Morley-Fletcher
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Robin Drake

: The Wednesday Western: Run of the Arrow

with Rod Steiger Brian Keith
On the day the American Civil War ends, the last bullet is fired by Private O'Meara of the Confederate forces. It wounds a US Cavalry lieutenant. Years later, when O'Meara has joined a Sioux tribe, the men meet again and relive the battle between the north and south ...
Written, produced and directed by SAMUEL FULLER
9 FILMS: page 31


Unknown: Rod Steiger
Unknown: Brian Keith
Directed By: Samuel Fuller
O'Meara: Rod Steiger
Yellow Moccasin: Sarita Montiel
Captain Clark: Brian Keith
Lt Driscoll: Ralph Meeker
Walking Coyote: Jay C. Flippen
Blue Buffalo: Charles Bronson
Mrs O'Meara: Olive Carey
Crazy Wolf: H M Wynant
Lt Stockwell: Neyle Morrow

: Open Space: Advocacy

Tenants, ratepayers and others unaccustomed to having a public voice join the politicians to have their say.
Assault on Democracy
Advocate Michael Mansfield argues on behalf of a growing number of people - pensioners, businessmen, unemployed, ethnic minorities and others - who feel excluded from the process of local government.
Islington, Westminster and Bradford Councils are challenged to defend their notions of democracy and explain how voters still have access to the seats of power in the Town Hall. But is this democratic process being eroded further by the imposition of penalties by central government?
An unlikely coalition of interests believes it is. Research INGRID LEWIS Producer GILES OAKLEY


Unknown: Michael Mansfield
Unknown: Ingrid Lewis
Producer: Giles Oakley
Director: Peter Lee-Wright

: Bookmark

Presented by Ian Hamilton GRAHAM GREENE wrote
The Tenth Man as a film treatment for MGM in 1945 and then forgot about it. Now it has been rediscovered.
Where does it fit in with his other novels?
A Passage to India remains E. M. FORSTER 'S greatest book. Forster went to India twice, in 1912 and 1921. With the publication of his letters and the opening of the film of his book, Bookmark examines how it came to be written.
Pamela was the publishing phenomenon of the 18th century.
SAMUEL RICHARDSON 'S story of a servant girl who braved rape and kidnap to marry her master is now undergoing a revival with a stage adaptation. What is its appeal today?
Executive producer TIMOTHY GARDAM


Presented By: Ian Hamilton
Presented By: Graham Greene
Unknown: E. M. Forster
Unknown: Samuel Richardson
Producer: Jenny Cowan
Producer: Timothy Gardam

: Hollywood Cowboy

starring Jeff Bridges
Blythe Danner America, the early
1930s. Lewis Tater is an aspiring writer, with one essential qualification - a vivid imagination. Travelling west to seek fame and fortune, he encounters a team of Western movie-makers and quickly becomes intrigued with their chaotic lifestyle. The handsome hero is soon co-opted as an extra, and his adventures as a Hollywood
'cowboy' begin. This engaging, lighthearted comedy is a celebration of the Western myth and of the movie capital of yesteryear.
Screenplay by ROB THOMPSON Produced by TONY BILL
Directed by HOWARD ZIEFF
(First showing on British television) t FILMS: page 31


Unknown: Jeff Bridges
Unknown: Lewis Tater
Unknown: Rob Thompson
Produced By: Tony Bill
Directed By: Howard Zieff
Lewis Tater: Jeff Bridges
Miss Trout: Blythe Danner
Howard Pike: Andy Griffith
A J Nietz: Donald Pleasence
Kessler: Alan Arkin
Stout crook: Richard B. Shull
Polo: Herbert Edelman
Earl: Alex Rocco
Pa Tater: Frank Cady
Lean crook: Anthony James
Lester: Burton Gilliam
Jackson: Mati Clark
Waitress: Candy Azzara

: The Budget

The Rt Hon Roy Hattersley , MP, for the Opposition


Unknown: Roy Hattersley

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Ian Smith

: Weatherview

: Animation Now

Tonight from Japan Jumping
A witty parable of a doomed civilisation rushing headlong to self-destruction - or is it just an innocent citizen's nightmare?
Wntten and directed by OSAMU TEZUKA


Directed By: Osamu Tezuka

: Open University

11.50 Electronics: Frequency Response
The measurement and theory behind the frequency response of an electronic system.
12.15 am Biology: Enzyme Structure and Function
PROFESSOR WILLIAM UPSCOMB , a Nobel Laureate from Harvard University, explains how X-ray crystallography is used to determine the structure of enzymes.


Unknown: Professor William Upscomb

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