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: Open University

6.25 Instrumentation: Pressure Transducers
6.50 Wolverton for Pride: The Interview
7.15 Special Education: A Dependent Future (2)
7.40 Science: Spreading Oceans
8.5 Ecological Sampling
8.30 Looking at Poems
8.55 Education for Adults: The Wisconsin Idea
9.20 Reaction Mechanisms. 1: Hydrolysis
9.45 Worker, Scholar or Citizen?
10.10 Mathematical Functions
10.35 North Uist:
Where Sunday Survives
11.0 Crust and Mantle of the Earth
11.25 Polymer Engineering: Moulding Techniques
11.50 Women Beware Women by Thomas Middleton
12.40 pm Inquiry: Kepler's War
1.5 Changing Countryside: Face of the Fells
1.30 Chemistry: Crystals
1.55 Science and Belief: Lord Kelvin's Clock
2.20 Modern Art: Van Gogh
2.45 Childhood in Victorian Literature


Unknown: Thomas Middleton
Unknown: Van Gogh

: Saturday Cinema 1: Stromboli

Ingrid Bergman Mario Vitale Italy, 1945. Karin, a dispossessed
Lithuanian anxious to escape destitution, marries a handsome Italian fisherman. But life on the barren island of Stromboli proves violently oppressive, and she dreams of escaping her possessive husband.... with the people of Stromboli Written, produced and directed by ROBERTO ROSSELLINI
9 FILMS: page 20


Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Directed By: Roberto Rossellini
Karin: Ingrid Bergman
Antonio: Mario Vitale
Priest: Renzo Cesana
Lighthouse Keeper: Mario Sponza

: Saturday Cinema 2: It Started in Naples

Clark Gable Sophia Loren
Vittorio De Sica
Playing an American lawyer who tries to make himself responsible for a delinquent orphan in Naples,
Clark Gable finds he is no match for the child's volatile Aunt Lucia.
Screenplay by MELVILLE SHAVELSON JACK ROSE and suso cecchi D'AMICO
Produced by JACK ROSE
Directed by MELVILLE SHAVELSON o FILMS: page 20


Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Sophia Loren
Unknown: Vittorio de Sica
Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Jack Rose
Produced By: Jack Rose
Michael Hamilton: Clark Gable
Lucia Curcio: Sophia Loren
Nando: Marietto
Mario Vitale VITTORIO: De Sica
Renzo: Paolo Carlini
Luigi: Claudio Ermelli
Gennariello: Giovanni Fiudoro

: International Snooker

Guinness World Cup The Final: frames 1-8
Total prize money this year is £125,000 with E40,000 going to the winners. The final is the best of 17 frames with the first eight frames played this afternoon. DAVID ICKE introduces coverage from
Bournemouth International Centre.

: The Day the Universe Changed

A personal view by James Burke
1: The Way We Are
Five hundred years ago, people looked at the dawn and thought that they saw the Sun going round the Earth. If you think they were stupid, just ask yourself what it would look like if it did go round the Earth. Exactly the same. It's your knowledge that tells you what you're seeing. You and what you know; when your knowledge changes, you change, and so does your view of the universe. Written and presented by JAMES BURKE
Series producer RICHARD REISZ


Unknown: James Burke
Presented By: James Burke
Producer: John Lynch
Producer: Richard Reisz

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Modesty Blaise

Monica Vitti
Terence Stamp Dirk Bogarde
Glamorous Modesty Blaise , dauntless heroine of countless strip-cartoon adventures, is called in by HM Government to protect a consignment of diamonds destined for an Arab state. Modesty insists that her partner in crime,
Willie Garvin , is included in the contract and they are soon grappling with all the forces of arch-criminal
Gabriel as the action hurtles from London to Amsterdam and Sicily.
Minister ...... ALEXANDER KNOX Screenplay by EVAN JONES based on the EveningStandardcomic strip created by PETER O'DONNELL and JIM HOLDAWAY
Produced by JOSEPH JANNI Directed by JOSEPH LOSEY
0 FILMS: page 20


Unknown: Monica Vitti
Unknown: Terence Stamp
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Modesty Blaise
Unknown: Willie Garvin
Play By: Evan Jones
Unknown: Peter O'Donnell
Produced By: Joseph Janni
Directed By: Joseph Losey
Modesty Blaise: Monica Vitti
Willie Garvin: Terence Stamp
Gabriel: Dirk Bogarde
Sir Gerald Tarrant: Harry Andrews
Paul Hagan: Michael Craig
Melina: Scilla Gabrel
Nicole: Tina Marquand
McWhirter: Clive Revill
Mrs Fothergill: Rossella Falk
Creviar: Joe Melia
Walter: Lex Schoorel
Pacco: Silvan
Hans: Jon Bluming
Enrico: Roberto Bisacco
Basilio: Sara Urzi
Friar: Guiseppe Paganelli

: Harty Goes to ... Tyneside

Tonight Russell Harty discovers more about the Geordie way of life and Tyneside's colourful background from one of its most prolific writers - Catherine Cookson. Researcher PATI MARR
Assistant producer CAROLECALDWELL Director JOHN ROONEY
Executive producer KEN STEPHINSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Russell Harty
Unknown: Catherine Cookson.
Unknown: Pati Marr
Director: John Rooney

: International Snooker

Guinness World Cup The final: frames 9-17 DAVID ICKE introduces coverage and the result from Bournemouth International Centre.
Commentators TED LOWE
JACK KARNEHM , CLIVE EVERTON Summariser JIM MEADOWCROFT Television presentation


Introduces: David Icke
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Nick Hunter
Unknown: Ron Gubba
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Rugby Special

The John Player Special Cup The semi-final
Gloucester v Bath
Cup holders Bath with nine English internationals, visit west country neighbours Gloucester, who are unbeaten at home since September.
NIGEL STARMER-SMITH commentates on what should prove to be a titanic struggle to reach the final, as well as bringing news of the other semi-final between Coventry and London Welsh, and also the two Welsh Cup semi-finals.
Series producer HUW JONES


Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith

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