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: Open University

7.40 Budgeting for Europe's Jobless
8.5 Continental Crust
8.30 Co-operating Computers
8.55 Maths: Fourier Analysis
9.20 Is Social Science Necessary?
9.45 Maths: Modelling Pollution
10.10 Pure Maths: The Exam
10.35 Statistics: Decision Tree
11.0 Preparing for Exams
11.25 Education: Head Start
11.50 Biology: Form and Function
12.15 Life and Death in Rio
12.45 After the Earthquake
1.5 The Piazza della Signoria
1.30 Lift Design in Coal Mines

: Giant

The first of three films starring James Dean who died 30 years ago this month. With Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson.
After a whirlwind romance and marriage to Bick Benedict, the beautiful Leslie heads for Texas, the half-million-acre Benedict Ranch and a new way of life.
This sprawling movie portrait of Texas life, based on Edna Ferber's famous novel, spans three decades of family life and the changing times between the 1930s and the post-war years. Dean plays the key role of Jett, a part he completed only three weeks before his fatal car accident.
(East of Eden is on BBC2 at 10.35 pm)
FILMS: page 29


Based on the novel by: Edna Ferber
Screenplay By: Fred Guiol
Screenplay By: Ivan Moffat
Produced By: George Stevens
Produced By: Henry Ginsberg
Directed By: George Stevens
Leslie Benedict: Elizabeth Taylor
Bick Benedict: Rock Hudson
Jett Rink: James Dean
Vashti Snythe: Jane Withers
Uncle Bawley: Chill Wills
Luz Benedict: Mercedes McCambridge
Luz Benedict II: Carroll Baker
Jordan Benedict III: Dennis Hopper
Mrs Horace Lynnton: Judith Evelyn
Dr Horace Lynnton: Paul Fix
Sir David Karfrev: Rodney Nichols
Bob Dace: Alexander Scourby
Pinky Snythe: Sal Mineo

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl Introduced by TONY GUBBA
JOHN LOWE , No 2 in the world rankings and No 2 seed for this championship, makes his appearance this afternoon with a hard match against local hero JOHN WALLS. John Lowe has never won this title but has appeared in the final three times which is his incentive to go on and pick up the trophy and winner's cheque of £9,000 for the first time. Also involved this afternoon are popular Welsh captain LEIGHTON REES and twice winner of this championship No 7 seed
JOCKY WILSON who will have a tense battle against equal ranking BOB ANDERSON.
Commentators SID WADDELL and TONY GREEN Director MIKE ADLEY Producer


Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Introduced By: John Lowe
Unknown: John Lowe
Unknown: Captain Leighton Rees
Unknown: Jocky Wilson
Unknown: King Bob Anderson.
Commentators: Sid Waddell
Commentators: Tony Green
Director: Mike Adley
Unknown: Keith Phillips

: News Review

Jan Leeming looks at the best news pictures of the week. With subtitles.


Unknown: Jan Leeming
Editor: Bob McDougall

: The Money Programme

Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton return with the 20th season of Britain's most popular financial and business programme. With
Luke Casey , Nick Clarke and Mark Rogerson reporting from home and abroad on your money ... and other people's. Including this week: Harvest blues: a poor summer here has increased the price of the shopping basket, but in America, good weather has meant ruin for many farmers in the biggest crisis since the Dust Bowl. Plus Managing Granny: what to do with family finances when elderly parents inherit savings. And The Ship Breakers: how
Britain is trying to stop too many ships from chasing too few cargoes.
Studio director DON HARLEY Producer
0 FEATURE: page 3


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Luke Casey
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Director: Don Harley
Producer: Michael Schooley
Editor: Michael Hogan

: The Natural World

Namaqualand: Diary of a Desert Garden
In all Africa there is no stranger riddle than the flowering of the land of the Nama. Those bushmen were the first to see their desert land burgeon into a blaze of colour. But this paradise was always short-lived; a spectacular bloom that quickly withered away, not to be seen again for many years. RODNEY BORLAND filmed the most recent of these stupendous and mystifying displays. To a landscape already weird with huge halfmens plants, elephant ears and baboons' fingers, suddenly came vast arrays of nodding daisies and wave upon wave of mesembryanthemums, wild geraniums, gladioli and amaryllis. The landscape was bathed in brilliant hues, a natural garden whose glory may not shine again before the end of this century. Narrator Barry Paine Film editor PETER SIMKINS
Producer CAROLINE WEAVER Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol


Editor: Peter Simkins
Producer: Caroline Weaver

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British
Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl
TONY GUBBA introduces highlights of the first two matches in this evening's session, which features ex-World Champion KEITH DELLER (6) who will have to be on his very best form to beat KEN SUMMERS , who missed beating champion ERIC BRISTOW 'by a wire' in this year's World
Championship first round.
The second match is between No 1 Welshman
PETER LOCKE and Scottish International


Introduces: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Keith Deller
Unknown: Ken Summers
Unknown: Eric Bristow
Unknown: Peter Locke

: Theatre Night: The Father

by AUGUST STRINDBERG translated by MICHAEL MEYER Introduced by COLIN BLAKELY starring Dorothy Tutin
Colin Blakely , Edward Fox Robert Lang , Irene Handl Amanda Waring
When Laura is told by her husband that she can have no say in deciding their daughter's education she retaliates by hinting that
Bertha may not after all be his daughter. The suspicion takes root in the Captain's mind with terrifying results.
Music composed by DEREK BOURGEOIS
Directed by KENNETH rVES 0 FEATURE: page 16


Translated By: Michael Meyer
Introduced By: Colin Blakely
Unknown: Dorothy Tutin
Unknown: Colin Blakely
Unknown: Edward Fox
Unknown: Robert Lang
Unknown: Irene Handl
Unknown: Amanda Waring
Unknown: When Laura
Composed By: Derek Bourgeois
Editor: Stuart Griffiths
Designer: Tim Harvey
Directed By: Kenneth Rves
The Captain: Colin Blakely
Laura: Dorothy Tutin
Doctor: Edward Fox
Pastor: Robert Lang
Nurse: Irene Handl
Bertha: Amanda Waring
Nojd: John Cording
Batman: John Grantilam

: East of Eden

The second of three films starring James Dean
Tonight with Julie Harris, Raymond Massey
This 20th-century version of the Cain and Abel theme set in the Californian farmlands made James Dean a Hollywood star overnight. He plays Cal, a wild adolescent who discovers that his mother is not dead but is in fact running a brothel in a nearby town. The discovery proves traumatic for Cal and begins the break-up of his strained relationship with his austere father and elder brother, Aron.
Screenplay by PAUL OSBORN based on the novel by JOHN STEINBECK
Produced and directed by ELIA KAZAN
* FILMS: page 29


Unknown: James Dean
Unknown: Julie Harris
Unknown: Raymond Massey
Unknown: James Dean
Play By: Paul Osborn
Novel By: John Steinbeck
Directed By: Elia Kazan
Caleb Trask: James Dean
Abra: Julie Harris
Adam Trask: Raymond Massey
Kate Trask: Jo van Fleet
Sheriff: Burl Ives
Aron Trask: Richard Davalos
Will: Albert Dekker
Ann: Lois Smith
Albrecht: Harold Gordon

: Championship Darts

The Unipart British
Professional Championship from Redcar Bowl
Introduced by TONY GUBBA The last two matches in the first round this evening which could provide the winner of this year's title. CLIFF LAZARENKO (3) has never won a week-long televised tournament but, with a bit of luck, this could be his for the first time. His opponent will not be easy to overcome as ROBERT MACKENZIE beat him in the last World Masters.
In the other match is exciting newcomer TERRY COLLINS , from Market Harborough, who plays seasoned Scots
International LES MUIRHEAD.


Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Robert MacKenzie
Unknown: Terry Collins

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