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: Open University

6.30 Special Needs in Education
6.55 Chancellor's School

: You and Me

A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Dibs cannot be sure if Cosmo can read or not. Nicholas goes to the bakery where his
Grandad works. Song: 'This old man'.
Film director ERIC MVAL
Studio director NICCI CROWTHER


Director: Nicci Crowther

: Racing from Haydock Park

2.0 The Mandor Flexible
Doors Handicap Hurdle Race (2Jm)
2.35 The Swinton Insurance Brokers Trophy (2m). The season's last major National Hunt race, and the richest handicap hurdle of the year. Ra Nova , Floyd and Janus are among the leading fancies.
3.10 The Contractors
Mechanical Plant Engineers Handicap (lim 131 yds)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Commentators


Unknown: Ra Nova
Introduced By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Richard Pitman
Unknown: Jimmy Lindley

: Tom Sawyer

Fedor Stukov as Tom Sawyer Vladik Suhacov as Huckleberry Finn Tom Sawyer 's best friend, the disreputable
Huck Finn , knows a sure-fire cure for warts. But when the boys arrive at the graveyard at midnight with all the necessary ingredients, they become the unwilling witnesses of a dastardly crime.
This lively, loving re-creation of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Soviet Television has been acclaimed in the USA for its fidelity to the spirit of MARK TWAIN'S celebrated novel.
(First showing on British television) 0 FILMS: page 39


Unknown: Fedor Stukov
Unknown: Tom Sawyer
Unknown: Vladik Suhacov
Unknown: Huckleberry Finn
Unknown: Tom Sawyer
Unknown: Huck Finn
Unknown: Tom Sawyer
Directed By: Stanislov Govorukhin
Directed By: Michael Bakewell
Becky Thatcher: Marash Meronova
Indian Joe: Talgat Negmatulin
Aunt Polly: Katherine Vaseleda
Sid: Dema Oshin

: Horowitz in London

Three years ago one of the most famous pianists in the world, Vladimir Horowitz , gave his first recital in London for 30 years. This evening's showing of this great occasion in London's musical life salutes both
Horowitz, now aged 80, and Domenico Scarlatti who was born 300 years ago this year. HRH The Prince of Wales attended this celebrity recital at the Royal Festival Hall, in aid of the Royal Opera House Development Appeal.
Scarlatti Sonatas in A flat major, (Kk 127); F minor (Kk 466); F minor (Kk 184);
A major (Kk 101); B minor (Kk 87); E major (Kk 135)
Schumann Kinderscenen , Op 15 Rachmaninov Sonata in B flat minor, Op 36 No 2
Introduced by Robin Ray Produced by JOHN VERNON. PETER GELB Directed by KIRK BROWNING


Unknown: Vladimir Horowitz
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti
Unknown: Schumann Kinderscenen
Introduced By: Robin Ray
Produced By: John Vernon.
Directed By: Kirk Browning

: Flower of the Month

with Geoffrey Smith Clematis
Treat a clematis with respect, is Geoffrey Smith's advice and it will reward you with months of summer enjoyment.
How to plant and prune the different varieties are the important starting points, and then you can decide whether you want to train it up a trellis, over a wall or let it cascade through a tree. Film editor PETER RINGSTED Producer ERICA GRIFFITHS
Book, Geoffrey Smith 's World of Flowers, £11.25 hardback from retailers


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Erica Griffiths
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Fat Man in the Kitchen

Writer and cyclist
Tom Vernon reaches stage two of his gastronomic journey around his Muswell Hill kitchen. He discovers that Hungary is not just goulash. It has a dash of everything-exotic dishes for horsemen and lavish pancakes for fat men. Film editor PETER MARSH Director SUE LOCHEAD Executive producer CYRIL GATES
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Tom Vernon

: The Orson Welles Story

Arena presents Part 2 of this celebrated film profile: in which Orson Welles leaves
Hollywood for ever, and begins his journey through
Europe, searching for money to make movies.
He talks about The Trial, his masterpiece Chimes at
Midnight, his discovery of documentary, and about his unfinished projects, some of the most talked-about unseen films in cinema history. Producers


Unknown: Alan Yentob.
Unknown: Leslie Magahey

: The Raid on Top Malo

On 30 May 1982, at the height of the Falklands campaign, a small group of Argentine special forces was spotted moving into a deserted farmhouse in 'no-man's land'. They belonged to the crack
602 Commando and their task was to send back information on the British positions. To remove this threat
'quickly and surgically', 19 troops from the Mountain and Arctic Warfare Cadre, a specialist unit of the Royal Marines, were sent in. The battle lasted just 29 minutes and resulted in the total collapse of all the Argentine forward positions. The commandos who took part talk with chilling candour about what happened - to themselves and to their opponents. Written and narrated by Ian Wooldridge Film cameraman IAN KENNEDY. Sound FRED CLARK.
A seven-part series about the Royal Marines begins next Tuesday on BBC2


Unknown: Ian Wooldridge
Unknown: Ian Kennedy.
Unknown: Fred Clark.
Editor: Steve Felton.
Producer: Michael Begg

: Arena

Hugh Masekela -
The African Ambassador
Hugh Masekela 's career as a musician has been dominated by his determination to take the music of black South Africans to the rest of the world. His music is a fusion of sophisticated jazz and the raw but melodic Mbkanga which is to the townships of South Africa, what reggae is to
Jamaica. As he became more successful Masekela left
South Africa and spent the next 25 years in self-imposed exile in America, vowing never to return until the apartheid regime had ceased. In fact last year he did return - not to South Africa, but to
Gaberone, Botswana, just a few miles from the border. Here he has set up a mobile recording studio which has become a magnet for the explosive music of his homeland.


Unknown: Hugh Masekela
Unknown: Hugh Masekela
Editor: Colin Knijff.

: The Todd Killings

Robert F. Lyons Richard Thomas
Based on an actual case history, this tense thriller examines the cruel world of 'Skipper'
Todd and his need to kill.
Girls find Skipper dangerously attractive and are only too willing to go with him to the nearby desert, even though some never return....
Screenplay by DENNIS MURPHY. JOE L. OLIANSKY. Produced and directed by BARRY SHEAR
0 FILMS: page 39


Unknown: Robert F. Lyons
Unknown: Richard Thomas
Unknown: Dennis Murphy.
Unknown: Joe L. Oliansky.
Directed By: Barry Shear
Skipper: Robert F Lyons
Billy: Richard Thomas
Roberta: Belinda Montgomery
Mrs Todd: Barbara Bel Geddes
Amata: Sherry Miles
Haddie: Joyce Ames
Norma: Holly Near
Sam: James Broderick
Mrs Roy: Gloria Grahame

: Weather

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