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: Open University

6.30 The Marriage of Figaro
6.55 Mechanisms of Pain Relief
7.20 Weekend Outlook

: Golf: The Open

The 114th championship from Royal St George's, Sandwich. BILL ROGERS of the United States was the surprise winner here in 1981 -will he be prominent as 150 of the world's best golfers complete today's second round? Introduced by HARRY CARPENTER


Unknown: Bill Rogers
Introduced By: Harry Carpenter

: Golf: The Open

The 114th championship
HARRY CARPENTER introduces further coverage of the second round.


Introduces: Harry Carpenter

: The First Night of The Proms

In the presence of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Kent Handel 's Messiah (arr Mozart) conducted by Sir John Pritchard
Handel's masterpiece has been re-arranged many times and even recorded in a pop version.
By contrast Mozart's arrangement, commissioned 200 years ago for a performance in German in Vienna, is restrained and elegant, using a baroque orchestra and redistributing high trumpet parts among the classical wind band.
Tonight's concert celebrates the 300th anniversary of Handel's birth.
Julia Varady (soprano) Brigitte Fassbaender
Stuart Burrows (tenor)
Samuel Ramey (baritone)
Introduced by Richard Baker Sung in German with English subtitles
Lighting DENNIS BUTCHER Sound vie GODRICH Executive producer KENNETH CORDEN
Directed by ROY TIPPING
For the best effect, viewers with stereo R3 should turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
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Unknown: Kent Handel
Conducted By: Sir John Pritchard
Soprano: Julia Varady
Mezzo-Soprano: Brigitte Fassbaender
Tenor: Stuart Burrows
Baritone: Samuel Ramey
Introduced By: Richard Baker
Producer: Kenneth Corden
Directed By: Roy Tipping

: * Gardeners' World

with Geoff Hamilton and Roy Lancaster at Acorn Bank National Trust Garden, near Penrith, Cumbria.
Chris Braithwaite tends an astonishing variety of plants in the Acorn Bank herb garden. In the past they were brewed into a vast number of potions to cure all ills. Some are very poisonous, not for any garden where small children play.
Production assistant JANE DON
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Producer: John Kenyon

: * Commercial Breaks

Space Salvage: Update
Last November American astronauts recovered two satellites from space - a feat which promised to save tens of millions of dollars for
Lloyd's underwriters who have already paid out a small fortune on satellite losses.
Tonight's programme shows some of the delicate negotiations necessary to stage the rescue, the drama of the rescue itself and what has happened since.
And, with the recent loss of another satellite, it looks as though the astronauts may have to go up and perform the trick again next month. Narrator Hugh Sykes Executive producer JONATHAN CRANE
Astonishing film. (DAILY MAIL) it gave the most intimate fly-on-the-wallviewyetoftheworkingsof


Narrator: Hugh Sykes
Producer: John Groom

: * 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.


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

: * Weatherview

: * am Golf: The Open

Highlights of the second round which today decided which golfers qualify for the next round.


Introduced By: Harry Carpenter

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