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: Open University

6.30 Hogarth's Paintings
6.55 Neurophysiology
7.20 Weekend Outlook

: World Snooker

The Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield First day
A year ago STEVE DAVIS began the defence of the World title he won in 1983 and went on to retain his crown. This morning history repeats itself as the World Champion and No 1 seed starts out to defend his title, more determined to win this year to make it a hat-trick in the most coveted competition in the world of snooker. His opponent today could well be a young player with aspirations of going to the top of the snooker ladder, as Steve Davis did a few years ago-NEiL FOULDS, a gifted player coached by his father Geoff, no mean player himself.
On the adjacent table the No 2 seed TONY KNOWLES starts his bid to take the title, but has not been hitting his best form throughout this season. On the seedings he should be playing the Scot, EDDIE SINCLAIR.
Also in today's programme, at 2.30 pm*, Snooker Break with the latest news of the championship and comments from the experts. Viewers are invited to write in with questions and requests during the tournament.
DAVID VINE and DAVID ICKE introduce coverage of the first nine frames of the best-of-19 frames in these first-round matches, where the top 32 players start the long haul over the next 17 days, with L300,000 of prize money at stake.
Commentators TED LOWE
KEITH MCKENZIE. MIKE ADLEY , BILL TAYLOR Executive producer NICK HUNTER Snooker Break address: Snooker Break, BBCtv,
Crucible Theatre, 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield Sl IDA


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Eddie Sinclair.
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm
Producers: Keith Phillips
Unknown: Keith McKenzie.
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Bill Taylor

: World Snooker

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: Eureka

The invention of everyday things, written by CLIVE DOIG Food
The extraordinary tales of the first liquorice allsorts, jelly-babies and dolly mixture - with the inventors of the vacuum flask, cola, the pop-up toaster and supermarket trolley, told by Paul McDowell.
Wilf Lunn shows his Moby Dick blancmange. Once again the class of five players, Sylvester McCoy
Bernard Holley , Mike Savage Julia Binsted and Jacqueline Clarke. play all the parts. with Emma Hensman Make.up PAULINE cox Researcher VICKY PILE
Produced and directed by CLIVE DOIG


Written By: Clive Doig
Told By: Paul McDowell.
Told By: Wilf Lunn
Unknown: Moby Dick
Unknown: Sylvester McCoy
Unknown: Bernard Holley
Unknown: Mike Savage
Unknown: Julia Binsted
Unknown: Jacqueline Clarke.
Unknown: Emma Hensman
Directed By: Clive Doig

: The Entertainers: Howard Keel in Kiss Me Kate

with Kathryn Grayson Ann Miller
Singing star
Fred Graham is to play the lead in a new show by Cole Porter -an up-dated version of The Taming of the Shrew. He casts both his ex-wife and his girlfriend in the other leading roles-only to discover their suitability for the parts of 'Katherine' and 'Bianca' is painfully obvious. Fourteen songs by the great Cole Porter helped make this show a hit on Broadway for two years, and throughout the world since its premiere.
Screenplay by DOROTHY KINGSLEY Based on the play by SAMUEL AND BELLA SPEWACK
Music and lyrics by COLE PORTER Produced by JACK CUMMINGS Directed by GEORGE SIDNEY 0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: Kathryn Grayson
Unknown: Ann Miller
Unknown: Fred Graham
Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: Cole Porter
Play By: Dorothy Kingsley
Unknown: Bella Spewack
Unknown: Cole Porter
Produced By: Jack Cummings
Directed By: George Sidney
Fred Graham/Petruchio: Howard Keel
Lilli Vanessi/Katherine: Kathryn Grayson
Lois Lane/Bianca: Ann Miller
Lippy: Keenan Wynn
Gremio: Bobby Van
Bill Calhoun/Lucentio: Tommy Rall
Slug: James Whitmore
Baptista: Kurt Kasznar
Hortensio: Bob Fosse
Cole Porter: Ron Randell

: World Snooker

The Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship
STEVE DAVIS , three times world champion, and TONY KNOWLES , beaten semi-finalist in 1983, complete their first-round matches this evening. Tony Knowles has not reached peak form this season, and No 1 seed Steve Davis was recently knocked out of the Masters
Tournament by Alex Higgins. DAVID VINE introduces live coverage, with the latest news of this afternoon's matches involving
DAVID TAYLOR (seeded 16) and DOUG MOUNTJOY (15).


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Alex Higgins.
Unknown: Doug Mountjoy

: Gardeners' World

from Droitwich, Worcestershire with Geoff Hamilton and Clay Jones
Clifford and Jane Bingham 's garden has been designed for all-year-round interest but it is in the early spring that this third-of-an-acre suburban garden is at its best. With over 80 different cultivars of daffodils, alpines, unusual shrubs and plants and cymbidium orchids, the garden provides a riot of early spring colour. There will be advice on the growing and care of orchids, including the more hardy pleione and bletilla, and on the positioning and use of both traditional and equatorial sundials.
Executive producer JOHN KENYON Production assistant
Producer DENIS w. GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Jane Bingham
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Christine Hardman
Producer: Denis W. Gartside

: Just Another Day

with John Pitman
Eight films which go behind the scenes of places which are part of the British way of life.
7: Richmond Park
It is a golden autumn day in Richmond Park - a royal park, and a sanctuary of 2,500 peaceful acres on the doorstep of London.
Pippa, Emma and Tufty, the squirrels, are being spoiled by Sally, a medical secretary. She feeds them expensive nuts.
The Nutcracker is rehearsed by the boys of the Royal
Ballet School. Two Japanese ladies hunt among the leaves for secret delicacies. Taxi drivers sneak into the park for a quick game of golf. Dogs are walked, pictures painted, model planes flown and bagpipes blown. And watching it all are the deer. Proud majestic creatures. It is, after all, their park....


Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: John Goodyer
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff
Director: Laura Gavshon

: Around with Alliss

This week's programme comes from Formby Golf Club, Liverpool.
Peter Alliss plays golf with, and talks to, the Club's President and Captain,
Edward John Stanley , Earl of Derby, President of the Professional Golfers'
Association; President of the Rugby League. The 18th earl is a truly sporting lord, whose family established the Derby in 1780. Director ALASTAIR SCOTT Producer BOB ABRAHAMS


Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Edward John Stanley
Director: Alastair Scott
Producer: Bob Abrahams

: World Snooker

The Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield First Day
Further coverage of this evening's matches involving STEVE DAVIS and TONY KNOWLES
Introduced by DAVID VINE


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Introduced By: David Vine

: Newsnight

11.15 Weatherview

: World Snooker

The Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield First Day
DAVID VINE introduces late night coverage and results of the STEVE DAVIS and TONY KNOWLES matches.


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Tony Knowles

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