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: Open University

6.30 Maths: Fibonacci Numbers
6.55 Biology: Looking at Cells

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: Heroes

Bruce Oldfield , fashion designer, talks to Eric Robson about the heroes he admires. Bruce Oldfield grew up in a pit village in County Durham, but sharing fitting-room secrets with some of the world's most beautiful women has given him a shrewd understanding of the qualities that lead to personal success - success he admires in Hollywood stars
Bette Davis and Audrey Hepburn , singers Maria Callas , Aretha Franklin and Joni Mitchell , and personal friends
Charlotte Rampling and Joan Collins.
Director JOHN KYLE Executive producer JOHN MAPPLEBECK


Unknown: Bruce Oldfield
Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Bruce Oldfield
Unknown: Bette Davis
Singers: Audrey Hepburn
Singers: Maria Callas
Singers: Aretha Franklin
Singers: Joni Mitchell
Singers: Joan Collins.
Director: John Kyle
Producer: John Mapplebeck
Producer: Roger Burgess

: The Invaders

starring Roy Thinnes as David Vincent The Vice
When Vincent tries to block the appointment of an alien to an important post in the space programme,
James Baxter , a black investigator for a Senate sub-committee, finds his loyalties divided between his office and his race.


Unknown: Roy Thinnes
Unknown: David Vincent
Unknown: James Baxter
Written By: William Blinn
Director: William Hale
James Baxter: Raymond St Jacques
Celia Baxter: Janet MacLachlan
Arnold Warren: Roscoe Lee Browne
Edgar Scoville: Kent Smith

: Sergeant Bilko: Bilko and the Beast

[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko

Sgt Quentin B. Benson (better known as 'The Beast') arrives at Fort Baxter to whip Bilko's platoon into shape. Benson is a tough nut. Can Bilko crack him?


Producer: Nat Hicken
Director: Al De Caprio
Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers
Sgt Quentin B Benson: George Matthews

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

Roger Taylor v Bjorn Borg 1973: a quarter-final tie between Taylor and Borg, then 17 and in his first
Wimbledon Championship.


Unknown: Roger Taylor
Unknown: Bjorn Borg

: The People's Schools

Five programmes on the history of mass education in England and Wales. 3: Barriers
Inside the Collegiate School in Liverpool in the 1850s and 60s there were physical barriers to keep the different social classes apart. The history of secondary education, as the story of this famous school soon shows, has long been affected by snobberies and social divisions.
Narrated by Alan Dobie Written and produced by ROGER OWEN


Unknown: Alan Dobie
Produced By: Roger Owen

: The Theatre of Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson is one of the most revered and controversial talents in contemporary theatre. He first came to prominence in the New York avant garde of the 60s and 70s with a series of huge stage works which astonished and often infuriated audiences, but never failed to impress with their invention and sheer visual power. After seeing Wilson's first major work,
Deafman Glance, the leading New York drama critic Clive Barnes declared that he had created 'a new non-verbal, post Wagnerian epic theatre.' Tonight, in the first of two Arena programmes, Wilson talks candidly about his formal upbringing in the American mid-west; his job as a teacher of brain-damaged children in Brooklyn - an experience that changed his life - and about the inspiration behind his extraordinary theatre pieces. Including rare footage from Robert Wilson 's personal archive and contributions from collaborators Philip Glass
Lucinda Childs Sheryl Sutton Cynthia Lubar
Christopher Knowles Paul Schmidt and Isabel Eberstadt Producers
Executive producer ALAN YENTOB


Unknown: Robert Wilson
Unknown: Clive Barnes
Unknown: Robert Wilson
Unknown: Lucinda Childs
Unknown: Sheryl Sutton
Unknown: Cynthia Lubar
Unknown: Christopher Knowles
Unknown: Paul Schmidt
Unknown: Nigel Finch.
Director: Howard Brookner
Producer: Alan Yentob

: Sing Country

from the Silk Cut Festival
Tonight's programme from the Wembley Arena, introduced by David Allan , features a selection of some of the stars from this year's bonanza of country music, including
Terry McMillan Paul Richey
Tompall and the Glaser Brothers and Brenda Lee Sound


Introduced By: David Allan
Unknown: Terry McMillan
Unknown: Paul Richey
Unknown: Brenda Lee
Unknown: John Caulfield.
Unknown: John Wiggins
Designer: John Stout
Directors: Simon Betts
Directors: Dave Ross.
Producer: Dave Perrottet

: Alec Clifton-Taylor's English Towns

Ludlow, Shropshire
Ludlow is probably
Alec Clifton-Taylor 's favourite small town. It exemplifies precisely his concept of a pattern of building - stone church, bridges and castle; wood medieval houses, often carved, as at the Feathers Hotel; plaster ceilings, and brick for the Georgian houses. But there are some Victorian shockers, and the Market Hall, apostrophised by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner as 'Ludlow's bad luck'. Film editor KEITH RAVEN
Producer DENIS MORIARTY .... purest pleasure imaginable
.... you actually want to go there and use your own eyes..... (TIME OUT)


Unknown: Alec Clifton-Taylor
Unknown: Sir Nikolaus Pevsner
Editor: Keith Raven
Producer: Denis Moriarty

: Summer Season: One for the Road

by HAROLD PINTER starring Alan Bates as Nicolas
'You probably think I'm part of a predictable.... long-established pattern; i.e. I chat away, friendly, insouciant.... while another waits in the wings.... coiled like a puma.
No, no. It's not quite like that. I run the place. God speaks through me.'
Pinter's latest play is a chilling study of the psychology of torture.
Lighting DUNCAN BROWN Designer tm HARVEY
Script editor DAVID SNODIN Producer LOUIS MARKS Director KENNETH IVES 0 FEATURE: page 9


Unknown: Harold Pinter
Unknown: Alan Bates
Editor: David Snodin
Director: Kenneth Ives
Victor: Roger Lloyd Pack
Gila: Rosie Kerslake
Nicky: Paul Adams

: Newsnight

John Tusa , Peter Snow and Donald MacConnick with Jenni Murray and Ian Smith present the reports and interviews that matter with the analysis that counts.
11.10 Weatherview 11.15 Interval
11.30 Weekend Outlook helps you plan your weekend by previewing daytime programmes of special interest from the Open
University on Saturday and Sunday.


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

: Open Universityand

11.35 Instrumentation:Signalsand Noise
Using the tone control of your record-player may sometimes reduce the noise of surface scratches, but how far does it degrade the fidelity of the music?
12.0 Modem Art: Dali and Surrealism Dali joined the Surrealists in 1929, and was expelled only five years later. DAVID BATCHELOR explores the reasons for this rift.


Unknown: Surrealism Dali
Unknown: David Batchelor

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