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: Open University

6.25 Instrumentation
6.50 The Structured Interview
7.15 Brazil: Manufacturing the Miracle
7.40 Energy and Rockets
8.5 Science: Nuclear Tunnelling
8.30 The Ghent Altarpiece
8.55 Money Grows on Trees?
9.20 Physics: Magnetism
9.45 Work and Society
10.10 The Selling of the New Deal
10.35 Education: The Standards Debate (2)
11.0 Geology of the Alps: 1
11.25 Chemistry: Pure Organic Compounds
11.50 King Frederick and Voltaire
12.15 pm Caring for Older People: Voluntary Workers
12.40 Popular Culture: Realism
1.30 Inorganic Chemistry: Bonding
1.55 Religion: The Greek Liturgy
2.20 Modem Art: Matisse
2.45 Hamlet Workshop 1

: Saturday Cinema: Take Me High

Cliff Richard
Debbie Watling Hugh Griffith George Cole
Tim Matthews is a swinging, ambitious young banker whose sole object is to wheel and deal just that much better than his rivals. But when his employers post him to
Birmingham instead of New York, the girl he falls in love with changes his life....
Screenplay by CHRISTOPHER PENFOLD Produced by KENNETH HARPER Directed by DAVID ASKEY 0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: Debbie Watling
Unknown: Hugh Griffith
Unknown: George Cole
Unknown: Tim Matthews
Unknown: Christopher Penfold
Produced By: Kenneth Harper
Directed By: David Askey
Tim Matthews: Cllff Richard
Sarah: Debbie Watling
Sir Harry Cunningham: Hugh Griffith
Bert Jackson: George Cole
Hugo Flaxman: Anthony Andrews
Sir Charles Furness: Richard Wattis
Vicki: Madeline Smith
Molly: Moyra Fraser
Sam: Ronald Hines
Hulbert: Jimmy Gardner
Paul: Noel Travarthen
Boardman: Graham Armitage
Alderman: John Franklyn-Robbins
Grandson: Peter Marshall
Waitress: Elisabeth Scott
Receptionist: Polly Williams

: International Cricket

England v Australia for the Texaco Trophy from Edgbaston
Peter West introduces further coverage.
Television presentation KEITH MACKENZIE. MIKE ADLEY
Executive producer NICK HUNTER


Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jim Laker
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Mike Adley
Producer: Nick Hunter

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming Weather

: Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Introduced by James Bellini
April showers arrive and 15,000 works of contemporary art never exhibited before in London are deposited at the doors of Burlington House,
Piccadilly, London, the home of the Royal Academy. Three weeks later the selection and hanging committee (a group of Royal Academicians and Associates of the Royal
Academy) have seen every submission and made their selection - a daunting task.
A number of guests are asked to make their own selection from about 2,000 works actually exhibited, which in fact gives viewers a preview of the 217th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
Research by MAGDA GULVIN
Assistant producer joy CORBETT Producer KEN GRIFFIN


Introduced By: James Bellini
Producer: Ken Griffin

: On the Town

starring Gene Kelly Frank Sinatra Vera-Ellen
Three sailors on a day's leave in New York go
'on the town' in a wild, non-stop musical journey through the city taking in the Museum of Natural History, the Empire
State Building, Grant's Tomb, the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Coney Island. One of the liveliest and most exhilarating of all musicals, On the Town features a fast-moving sequence of song and dance numbers byasuperb cast.
0 FILMS: page 21


Unknown: Gene Kelly
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Play By: Adolph Green
Unknown: Betty Comden
Produced By: Arthur Freed
Directed By: Gene Kelly
Unknown: Stanley Donen
Gabey: Gene Kelly
Chip: Frank Sinatra
Brunhilde Esterhazy: Betty Garrett
Claire Huddesen: Ann Miller
Ozzie: Jules Munshin
Ivy Smith: Vera-Ellen
Mme Dilyovska: Florence Bates
Lucy Shmeeler: Alice Pearce

: Saturday Review

The arts and media review presented by Russell Davies with discussion and comment from Hermione Lee, Bruce McLean and Henry Porter on
Theatre: "Pravda" by David Hare and Howard Brenton which looks for the truth in the facts and fiction of Fleet Street.
Painting: Francis Bacon has an exhibition at the Tate Gallery.
Print: "Suspects" by David Thomson. A novel approach to film criticism.
And Minette Marrin interviews Douglas Adams whose "Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy" has developed from a radio series through television, book, record and computer game adaptations and is now being made into a feature film.
Moira Shearer reviews the history of dance on film with extracts from "That's Dancing!"

(Feature: page 14)


Presenter: Russell Davies
Panellist: Hermione Lee
Panellist: Bruce McLean
Panellist: Henry Porter
Interviewer: Minette Marrin
Interviewee/Author: Douglas Adams
Presenter: Moira Shearer
Assistant Producer: Jill Marshall
Assistant Producer: John Whiston
Producer: Kevin Loader
Director: Jonathan Fulford
Editor: John Archer

: International Cricket

England v Australia for the Texaco Trophy from Edgbaston
PETER WEST introduces highlights from the one-day international at Edgbaston.

: Men's European Gymnastics

Highlights of today's all-round competition from Oslo. After missing the Olympics, the young Russian team will want once more to stamp their authority on the sport, in particular,
DIMITRI BILOSERTCHEV , the current European and World champion.
Commentator RON PICKERING Television presentation NORWEGIAN TV SERVICE


Unknown: Dimitri Bilosertchev

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