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: Open University

Economic Crises

: Daytime on Two

9.26 Twentieth-Century History
India, the Brightest Jewel
Events in India from the 1930s to Independence and Partition in 1947. 9.48 Mathscore Two 10: Massive Ending
ROGER SLOMAN finds his own volume and discovers that ELAINE DONNELLY Can be balanced against one third of a million pounds!
10.10 Look and Read Fair Ground!
10: Mixed Fortunes
Amid all the fun of the fair, the petition is torn up and the fair's future is assured. Producer SUE WEEKS
10.35 Brazil
Progress, But Who is it For?
How have the fruits of Brazil's economic development been shared by the population as a whole?
Producer LEN BROWN
11.0 Watch
The Feel of Things


Unknown: Roger Sloman
Unknown: Elaine Donnelly
Producer: Len Brown

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Jet Trail

A three-part history of jet flight
1: The Reactionaries
Three men - sm ROY FEDDEN, GEORGE CARTER and SIR STANLEY HOOKER - were outstanding pioneers in aviation design who stand in an impressive triangle around the key figure of the father of the jet engine, SIR FRANK WHITTLE.
Archive film, some being screened for the first time, and dramatised sequences tell the story of the jet age from its dawn 50 years ago. Narrator Peter Brown
Original film sequences directed by DAVID KITSON
Written and produced by JOHN ELLIOT


Unknown: George Carter
Unknown: Sir Stanley Hooker
Unknown: Sir Frank Whittle.
Narrator: Peter Brown
Unknown: Paul Morris
Editors: David Kitson
Editors: Bernard Goodsall
Directed By: David Kitson
Produced By: John Elliot

: The High Chaparral: Gold is Where You Leave It

Written by Richard Sale.

John Cannon drives unscrupulous gold prospectors from his land and they retaliate by plotting to kill the Cannons. Meanwhile, Buck misinterprets a friendly kiss from Victoria...



Writer: Richard Sale
Director: Paul Stanley
John: Leif Erickson
Buck: Cameron Mitchell
Billy Blue: Mark Slade
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Manolito: Henry Darrow
Lije Driskill: Leo Gordon
Johnny Faro: Dean Stanton

: Off the Record

Jenny Agutter takes Steve Blacknell through her record collection and illustrates some of her favourites with archive footage, including Cliff Richard and Fairport Convention.


Subject: Jenny Agutter
Presenter: Steve Blacknell
Director: David Sinclair
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Whistle Test

Mark Ellen and David Hepworth with live studio sessions of Tex-Mex Boogie from Los Lobos and reggae from Barrington Levy.
Plus this week's leader in the Hindsight postbag, the Video Vote (call [number removed]after 7.0 pm) and Richard Skinner 's new charts survey. Also, Andy Kershaw encounters the metal rappers Run DMC. Producers TREVOR DANN and JOHN BURROWES


Unknown: Mark Ellen
Unknown: David Hepworth
Unknown: Richard Skinner
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Producers: Trevor Dann
Producers: John Burrowes
Director: Tom Corcoran
Editor: Michael Appleton

: Top Gear

As the motor industry prepares to celebrate its centenary, the 100th edition of Top Gear comes from the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu with William Woollard taking a nostalgic look at the joys and hazards of motoring over those years. It's also the 50th birthday of the driving test, and in that time it's changed very little. Frank Page asks if now, with more than 20 million licence holders on Britain's roads, the standards of 1935 are still good enough. He also takes to the road to test the Porsche 944 Turbo. Director vrv ELLIS
Executive producer DENNIS ADAMS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Frank Page
Producer: Philip Franklin
Producer: Dennis Adams

: Entertainment USA 2

A semi-repeat
Jonathan King looks again at the Florida resort of Miami. He asks: Is Spring Break all sun, sea, sex and drugs? He also meets top author Robert Ludlum , previews a brand new teenage movie, Tuff Turf , and drops in on location filming of Miami Vice. There are the latest videos, and an encounter with 50s phenomenon The
Chipmunks, now re-born as Stage Characters.
Compiled and researched by COUN MARCHANT
Executive producer MICHAEL HURLL Producer GORDON ELSBURY


Unknown: Jonathan King
Unknown: Robert Ludlum
Unknown: Tuff Turf
Producer: Michael Hurll
Producer: Gordon Elsbury

: Oscar

1: Gilded Youth
At number 16, Tite Street, London, in the summer of 1891, a meeting takes place that will dramatically and tragically change the lives of the four people present.
Music composed and conducted by CARL DAVIS
(Part 2 tomorrow at 9.0 pm)
• FEATURE: page 82 and WODDIS ON: page 78


Unknown: John Hawkesworth
Conducted By: Carl Davis
Oscar Wilde: Michael Gambon
Lord Alfred Douglas: Robin Lermitte
Constance Wilde: Emily Richard
Marquis of Queensberry: Norman Rodway
Narrator: Michael Pennington
Robert Ross: John Hudson
Labouchère: Michael Beint
MP: Richard Owens
Vyvyan Wilde: Jonathan Haley
Nanny: Pat Quayle
Bernard Shaw: Bryan Murray
Max Beerbohm: Robert Burbage
Brookfield: Russell Keith Grant
Lillie Langtry: Catherine Strauss
American beauty: Betsy Brantley
Lady Lonsdale: Helen Shingler
Wood: Ian Holt
Doctor: David Collings
Beerbohm Tree: Peter Cellier
Mrs Tree: Anne Lambton
Clibborn: Donald Sumpter
Cyril Wilde: Jonty Lovell
Alfred Taylor: Tim Hardy
Charlie Parker: Nick Reding
Fred Atkins: Karl Howman
Jeweller's assistant: Will Knightley
Prince of Wales: James Bree
George Alexander: John Repsch
Police Insp: Christopher Saul
Club porter: Neville Phillips
Humphreys: Neil Cunningham

: Munch and the Workers

A remarkable exhibition which throws a totally new light on the work of the Norwegian artist
Edvard Munch , is currently on show at the Barbican Centre. It opened its British tour at the Polytechnic Art Gallery in Newcastle, and a camera team from BBC North East's Coast to Coast programme went to Norway to explore the unique relationship between artist and worker, which Munch celebrated on canvas.
Photography DAVID cox


Artist: Edvard Munch
Editor: Trevor Wonfor
Producer: John Mapplebeck

: Pot Black 85

Introduced by David Icke
The last of the quarter-final matches in BBC2's international snooker tournament.
It's a Cockney confrontation between the current World Snooker Champion,
Steve Davis , and the young player many regard as heir apparent, Jimmy 'Whirlwind' White. Commentator TED LOWE Referee JOHN WILLIAMS Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill


Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: Steve Davis
Commentator: Ted Lowe
Commentator: Referee John Williams
Producer: John G. Smith

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.
11.30 Weatherview


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

: Animation Now

Tonight, from Great Britain, Players, a witty satire on the misuse of power that begins with a centre court battle at Wimbledon. Produced and directed by JOHN HALAS


Directed By: John Halas

: Open University

11.45 Psychology: Questions of Behaviour
The left and right sides of the brain perform differently. Viewers can convince themselves by undertaking some tricky visuo-spatial judgements.
12.10 am Migration from a Turkish Village
Many villagers from Sakultutan in Turkey have sought work in Germany, but cultural alienation creates a growing feeling of insecurity.

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