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: Open University

6.25 Introduction to Economics
6.50 Ethnic Minorities: Colonisin' in Reverse (3)
7.15 Sociology: The Home -Castle or Cage? (1)
7.40 Changing Britain, Changing World
8.5 Music: Cadences
8.30 Cognitive Development: Testing Infants
8.55 Maths Methods: Springs
9.20 Economic Crises
9.45 Maths: Classifying Cubics
10.10 Maths: Multiplying Matrices
10.35 Computing: Linear Equations
11.0 A Question of Control
11.25 Social Administration: The Client
11.50 Biology: Allostery
12.15 Images: The Crab Nebula
12.40 Language Development
1.5 Technology and Change: Sulphuric Acid
1.30 Thermofluid Mechanics: Perfect Heat Engines

: Horizon: Careering On

How and why six young people have stuck with science - or abandoned it - since "Horizon" last filmed them at O-level time.


Horizon Editor: Graham Massey
Producer: Martin Freeth

: Heller in Pink Tights

I starring
Sophia Loren
Anthony Quinn
Sophia Loren is the temptress in pink tights and Anthony Quinn is her 'leading man' in a group of touring hellraisers who earn their living entertaining in the mid-west theatres and saloons. Screenplay by DUDLEY NICHOLS andWALTER BERNSTEIN
Based on the novel by LOUIS L'AMOUR Produced by CARLO PONTI and MARCELLO GIROSI Directed by GEORGE CUKOR
0 FILMS: page 20


Unknown: Sophia Loren
Unknown: Anthony Quinn
Unknown: Sophia Loren
Unknown: Anthony Quinn
Produced By: Carlo Ponti
Directed By: George Cukor
Angela Rossini: Sophia Loren
Tom Healy: Anthony Quinn
Clint Mabry: Steve Forrest
Lorna Hathaway: Eileen Heckart
Delia Southby: Margaret O'Brien
Manfred 'Doc' Montague: Edmund Lowe
De Leon: Ramon Novarro
Sam Pierce: George Mathews

: Bridge Club

Introduced by Jeremy James Learn all the basics and improve your game week by week with Jeremy Flint Director LINDA MCCARTHY Producer MARK PATTERSON


Introduced By: Jeremy James
Unknown: Jeremy Flint
Director: Linda McCarthy
Producer: Mark Patterson

: Motor Racing

from Silverstone
The Marlboro Daily Express International Trophy The first round of the European Formula 3,000 Championship, a newly devised series for Formula One type cars with the familiar Cosworth engines. MURRAY WALKER , with TIFF NEEDELL, describes this afternoon's premiere event designed to produce evenly matched performance and therefore highly competitive racing.


Unknown: Murray Walker

: The IAAF World Cross Country Championships

from Lisbon
England's nine-man squad face stiff opposition from the Ethiopians, who have won the team title for the last four years, and the Portuguese, who include last year's individual winner
CARLOS LOPEZ. The world's fastest marathon man, STEVE JONES , runs for Wales.
In the women's race, ZOLA BUDD competes for the first time and may help England's team improve on last year's second place. Commentators RON PICKERING , STUART STOREY and BRENDAN FOSTER Television presentation PORTUGUESE TV SERVICE


Unknown: Carlos Lopez.
Unknown: Steve Jones
Commentators: Ron Pickering
Commentators: Stuart Storey

: News Review

with Jan Leeming plus subtitles


Unknown: Jan Leeming
Editor: Bob McDougall

: The Money Programme

Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton with LUKE CASEY , NICK CLARKE and MARK ROGERSON
Can Unesco Survive? With
Britain threatening to follow the US and pull out of the UN's educational organisation, can Unesco cope with the loss of a quarter of its budget?
The Computer Steptoes: How a new breed of scrap dealer is making a handsome profit out of the latest growth area - electronic scrap. 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

: In Search of the Trojan War

written and presented by Michael Wood
In the Bronze Age the Mediterranean was ringed by great powers whose territory was protected by military strength and diplomatic alliance. So how would Agamemnon's ten-year war on the shores of Asia have been viewed by his neighbours?
5: Empire of the Hittites
Remarkable finds in central Turkey have unearthed the foreign office records of the Hittite emperors. With these clay tablets, now held in East Berlin, it is possible to reconstruct the diplomatic crisis which may have surrounded a real-life Trojan War. It includes a 500-mile 'campaign' through Turkey in the footsteps of the Emperor Hattusilis, and a confrontation with the 'Great King of Greece' himself. Film editor ROY NEWTON Executive producer COUN ADAMS
Series producer BILL LYONS BBC Manchester


Presented By: Michael Wood
Editor: Roy Newton

: Favourite Things

Lady Antonia Fraser in conversation with Roy Plomley
This historian and mystery writer welcomes Roy into her beautiful west London home, where she shows him some of her most cherished possessions as well as the garden she tends herself. She also takes him to her favourite castle and her favourite hotel; introduces him to her favourite food; consults a fortune-teller; and listens to her favourite singers in performance. Producer MICHAEL KERR


Unknown: Lady Antonia Fraser
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Producer: Michael Kerr

: Harty Goes to ... Tyneside

Lumley Castle is the setting for tonight's musical offering as Russell Harty meets the Felling Male Voice Choir BBC Manchester


Unknown: Russell Harty

: Did You See ?

Last in the series of television reviews presented by Ludovic Kennedy who discusses:
EastEnders (BBC1), the drama serial Late Starter (BBC1), and the satirical puppet show Spitting Image (ITV).
Among those taking part are David Lodge , novelist and Professor of English at Birmingham University, actor Michael Palin of Monty Python and writer and soap opera expert Dorothy Hobson.
Plus Jerzy Kosinski , who won a BAFTA award for his screenplay of Peter Sellers's last film Being There, talks about the effect of television viewing on the American psyche. Does television stimulate or stifle the imagination?
Studio director KEVIN LOADER Producer JOHN ARCHER


Presented By: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: David Lodge
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Monty Python
Unknown: Dorothy Hobson.
Unknown: Jerzy Kosinski
Producer: John Archer

: The Executioner's Song

The second of a two-part presentation of the story of Gary Gilmdre , adapted from the book by NORMAN MAILER starring
Shortly after the murder of motel manager Bennie Bushnell , a witness identifies Gary Gilmore as the killer. At the trial the jury vote for the death penalty. In Utah State
Prison, Gary demands that the sentence be carried out by firing squad, while the world press descend to observe the legal chicanery that has started to roll.... and DENNIS L. BOAZ
BOB MOODY , TED PEACOCK and Screenplay by NORMAN MAILER based on his book
Produced and directed by LAWRENCE SCHILLER
(First showing on British television)


Unknown: Gary Gilmdre
Book By: Norman Mailer
Unknown: Bennie Bushnell
Unknown: Gary Gilmore
Unknown: Dennis L. Boaz
Unknown: Thomas J. Meersman
Unknown: Bob Moody
Unknown: Norman Mailer
Directed By: Lawrence Schiller
Gary Gilmore: Tommy Lee Jones
Brenda Nicol: Christine Lahti
Nicole Baker: Rosanna Arquette
Vern Damico: Eli Wallach
Johnny Nicol: Jordan Clarke
Ida Domico: Mary Ethel Gregory
Sterline Baker: Jim Youngs
Kathryne Baker: Grace Zabriskie
Lt Nielsen: Rance Howard
Ron Stranger: John Chappell
Craig Snyder: Ray Girardin
Mikal Gilmore: Grant Gottschall
Susan Canfield: Judith Romney Wolbach
Judge Ritter: Phill Hansen
themselves: John C Wood

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