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: Open University

6.30 Database: Security
6.55 Teaching by Telephone

: Gharbar

Continuing the series of Sab Ras - a musical compilation. Today's programme includes songs by Anup Jalota , Nazia Hassan , Mohammed Yousuf and Hansa Dave.
An Asian Unit presentation BBC Pebble Mill


Songs By: Anup Jalota
Songs By: Nazia Hassan
Songs By: Mohammed Yousuf
Songs By: Hansa Dave.

: Trades Union Congress 1985

Further live coverage from Blackpool.

: News Summary

with subtitles, followed by Weather

: The Interview Game

Presented by Margaret Simonot
Decisions about jobs, health and housing all depend on face-to-face interviews; the outcome of these decisions will depend on how both sides play 'the interview game'. 1: Job Interviews looks at documentary film of real job interviews, and reveals some of the hidden patterns that re-occur in most job interviews.
Film editor PETER BARBER
Produced by JULIAN STENHOUSE Book. £2.95 from booksellers
0 HELPLINES: page 70


Presented By: Margaret Simonot
Editor: Peter Barber
Produced By: Julian Stenhouse

: Garbo in Anna Karenina

The first of five films in celebration of the legendary actress's 80th birthday. with Fredric March For ten years the beautiful Anna has resigned herself to a loveless marriage to Count Karenin, lavishing all her affection on her young son. However, a chance meeting with the dashing Vronsky changes her life.... Garbo played Tolstoy's heroine twice during her career, but it is this version that remains one of her greatest roles and ranks as the definitive version among the many screen treatments of the novel.
Based on the novel by LEO TOLSTOY
Produced by DAVID O. SELZNICK Directed by CLARENCE BROWN (Black and white)
0 FILMS: page 20


Play By: Clemence Dane
Novel By: Leo Tolstoy
Produced By: David O. Selznick
Directed By: Clarence Brown
Anna Karenina: Greta Garbo
Vronsky: Fredric March
Sergei: Freddie Bartholomew
Kitty: Maureen O'Sullivan
Countess Vronsky: May Robson
Karenin: Basil Rathbone
Stiva: Reginald Owen
Yashvin: Reginald Denny
Dolly: Phoebe Foster
Levin: Gyles Isham

: O'Donnell Investigates ... Food

Where Did We Go Wrong? Typical British food can seriously damage your health. Today's eating habits are now thought to be a main cause of common killer diseases such as cancer and coronary heart disease.
But how did our food become so unhealthy? We've only just begun to realise that as postwar affluence banished hunger and food rationing, it brought ill-health in its wake. And as other countries change to our type of food, we discover that they are starting to suffer from the diseases that now plague Britain.

: Motorista

A celebration of the centenary of the motor car. 1985 marks 100 years of motoring and this unique documentary presents historic sports and racing cars being put through their hair-raising paces on the circuits of Silverstone and Donington Park. The passion of their owners is given ample testimony by the sight of these beautiful machines as, accompanied by the music of Bach, they conjure memories of a glorious past. Directed by NEIL PARKER
(Postponed from 15 August)


Unknown: Donington Park.
Directed By: Neil Parker

: Young Animators 85

Simon Bates presents a diverse yet entertaining selection of the winning entries in a recent international competition for young film-makers. Assistant producer JANINA KOLODZIEV
(Competition organised by John Halas for BBCtvlUNIAsifa)


Unknown: Simon Bates
Producer: Janina Kolodziev
Producer: Bruce Thompson
Unknown: John Halas

: Just Another Day

with John Pitman Soho
Everything you always wanted to know about
London's crooked square mile - but never dared ask ... Meet the king of swing -
Alfredo, the doorman - who has sung with Frank Sinatra. Hear about naughty ladies and red-stocking murders.
Drink in the afternoon with Ian who knows all about hunting in Soho. And sympathise with old Frankie, who says the girls just aren't what they used to be.
Series producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF Director IMOGEN SUTTON (R)
Warm and intimate view of London's traditional red-light district
Unfailingly agreeable
(Another programme tomorrow at 9.0)


Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: Frank Sinatra.
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff
Director: Imogen Sutton

: Contact

by A.F.N. Clarke
To the army it's known as 'bandit country' - that part of Northern Ireland close to the southern border.
Patrolling here is always tense, tiring, unpredictable and usually very dangerous. Contact - the army term for an armed exchange with terrorists - can take place at any time.
Writer A.F.N. Clarke was a Captain patrolling this area, and this is his story.
This presentation, originally for Screen Two, has just won the Golden Leopard's Eye Award at Locarno for the Best Film Made for Television. (R)
"Contact was so real it hurt." (Daily Express)
"Holds the attention at bayonet-point. Succeeds brilliantly." (The Standard)
"It told more about one aspect of life in Ulster than a dozen well-meaning documentaries.... a beautifully made film by Alan Clarke." (Sunday Times)


Writer: A. F. N. Clarke
Producer: Terry Coles
Director: Alan Clarke
Platoon commander: Sean Chapman
Corporal: John Blundell
Lance Corporal: Ozzie Stevens
Men: Jem Ahmet
Men: Jason Cunliffe
Men: Steve Fletcher
Men: Graham Fletcher Cook
Men: Gary Hailes
Men: Chris Lee
Men: Dennis Savage
Men: Sam Smart
Men: Steve Sweeney
Farmer: James Mathews

: Newsnight

Including TUC Conference Report - Peter Snow and Vincent Hanna in Blackpool


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Vincent Hanna

: Weatherview

: Open University

11.30 Photochemistry: Modelling Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis enables plants to capture the sun's energy. Can we find a way to harness that energy directly?
11.55 Biology: The Plant Cell Wall Plants are made from cells, where structure affects function. This programme concentrates on the study of the cellulose fibrils of the cell wall.

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