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: Open University

6.25 Instrumentation: Signals and Noise
6.50 Research Methods: Conclusions
7.15 Perceptions of the IMF
7.40 Rabbrts and Chalk Grassland
8.5 Magnetic Circuits
8.30 Constable and Turner
8.55 Graphs. Networks and Design
9.20 Physics: Molecules at Large
9.45 Statistics: Large Samples
10.10 Introduction to Psychology
10.35 Adult Literacy: Cape Verde (2)
11.0 Geology: Deserts
11.25 Carbonyl Chemistry

: Live Aid for Africa

The world's leading musicians combine to create the greatest rock event of all time. On 24 October 1984 Michael Buerk sent the second of his reports from Ethiopia showing the desperate plight of the starving masses there. At his home in Chelsea, Bob Geldof was so moved by the report that the next morning he started ringing around his friends in the music business. He persuaded them to pool their talents in order to raise money to feed the Ethiopians. Thus Band Aid was born.
FEATURE: page 3 and BACK PAGES: 86
See page 28 for details of how to get the best out of this joint BBCtv/Radio 1 presentation.

11.50 am BBC2
Live Aid for Africa
In a new report Michael Buerk recalls how the world, and the pop music industries, responded to the disaster in Ethiopia.

12 noon
Live Aid for Africa
Live from Wembley Stadium, London and J.F.K. Stadium, Philadelphia, with contributions from Australia, Japan and many European countries, Band Aid takes a massive step further to help eradicate the spreading threat of starvation in Africa with Live Aid for Africa. For the next 16 hours BBC2, BBC1 and Radio 1's stereo network help to broadcast this concert to the far corners of the world creating the largest viewing figure of all time. The generosity of this massive audience will determine the amount of money that Band Aid will raise for Africa. The first five hours come from Wembley with live music from Australia, Japan, Holland, Austria, Yugoslavia and Holland. The second five hours alternate between J.F.K., Philadelphia and Wembley.

12.0 Opening ceremony
12.5 Status Quo
12.25 Style Council
12.47 Ultravox
1.18 Boomtown Rats and Adam Ant
1.47 Spandau Ballet
2.4 Elvis Costello
2.18 Nik Kershaw
2.49 Sade
3.18 Sting, Phil Collins and Julian Lennon
3.53 Howard Jones
4.7 Bryan Ferry
4.38 Paul Young and Alison Moyet
5.0 Bryan Adams, Live from America
5.20 U2
5.41 The Beach Boys, Live from America
6.0 Dire Straits
6.21 Tears for Fears, Live from America
6.40 Queen
7.1 Simple Minds, Live from America
7.20 David Bowie
7.41 Pretenders, Live from America
8.0 The Who
8.21 Santana and Pat Metheny, Live from America
8.40 Elton John and Wham!
9.20 The Thomson Twins and Nile Rodgers, Live from America
9.39 Wembley Finale Mercury and May, Paul McCartney Tout Ensemble


Sound: John Caulfield
Engineering manager: Mike Hill
Engineering manager: Stan Snape
Producer: John Burrowes
Producer: Trevor Dann
Concert director: Tom Corcoran
Concert director: David G. Croft
Concert director: John G. Smith

: Saturday Review

The arts and media magazine presented by Russell Davies with comment and discussion on Print: Best Books for Babies A look at the work of HELEN OXENBURY, who produces books for the very young, to mark the start of a new Book Marketing Campaign with appropriate critical comment. Television: Last Monday's news bulletins from the USSR, USA India, Japan and Great Britain compared and analysed by Mark Brown. Sculpture: Exhibition in a Garden shows the work of over 40 sculptors in a garden overlooking Oxford.
Design: Minette Marrin reports from Wapping Wharf where architect Piers Gough has fulfilled
Andrew Wadsworth 's domestic dream.
Assistant producers


Presented By: Russell Davies
Unknown: Mark Brown.
Design: Minette Marrin
Unknown: Piers Gough
Unknown: Andrew Wadsworth
Producer: Kevin Loader
Director: Jonathan Fulford
Editor: John Archer

: Cricket: Third Test

The Comhill Insurance
Test Series
England v Australia
Trent Bridge, third day
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of today's play. Executive producer NICK HUNTER


Introduces: Richie Benaud
Producer: Nick Hunter

: The Stepford Wives

continues a season of films by the distinguished writer- director, BRYAN FORBES starring
Katharine Ross Paula Prentiss
Stepford: an oasis of calm after the noise and terrors of New York. Or is it? As
Joanna becomes aware that her neighbours are zombie-like automatons she realises that the next victim may be her best friend - or even herself. Bryan Forbes , in his first American film, portrays a terrifying vision of a male-dominated world with strong elements of modern satire.
Screenplay by WILLIAM GOLDMAN from the novel by IRA LEVIN
Produced by EDGAR J. SCHERICK Directed by BRYAN FORBES
0 FILMS: page 17


Director: Bryan Forbes
Unknown: Katharine Ross
Unknown: Paula Prentiss
Unknown: Bryan Forbes
Unknown: William Goldman
Novel By: Ira Levin
Produced By: Edgar J. Scherick
Directed By: Bryan Forbes
Joanna: Katharine Ross
Bobby: Paula Prentiss
Walter: Peter Masterson
Carol: Nanette Newman
Dale Coba: Patrick O'Neal
Charmaine: Tina Louise
Dr Fancher: Carol Rossen
Ike Mazzand: William Prince

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