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: Open University

12.15 Celebrating Halley's Comet: At the Frontier
12.40 Dairy Cattle: Milking and Mastitis
1.5 Resource Utilisation: Managing to Save

: Saturday Cinema Double Bill: Criminal Court

Tom Conway
Martha O'Driscoll
Bright young lawyer Steve Barnes has 20 straight acquittals to his credit but trouble looms when his singer girlfriend, Georgia, is offered work at the Club Circle, run by arch enemy Vie Wright.
When Wright is accidentally killed in his own office, Steve and Georgia find themselves under suspicion of murder ...
Screeenplay by LAWRENCE KIMBLE Based on a story by EARL FELTON Produced by MARTIN MOONEY Directed by ROBERT wise


Unknown: Tom Conway
Unknown: Martha O'Driscoll
Unknown: Steve Barnes
Unknown: Lawrence Kimble
Story By: Earl Felton
Produced By: Martin Mooney
Directed By: Robert Wise
Steve Barnes: Tom Conway
Georgia Gale: Martha O'Driscoll
Joan Mason: June Clayworth
Vie Wright: Robert Armstrong
District Attorney Gordon: Addison Richards
Joe West: Pat Gleason
Frankie: Steve Brodie
Marquette: Robert Warwick

: Not as a Stranger

Robert Mitchum
Olivia de Havilland Frank Sinatra
Gloria Grahame
Lucas Marsh , a medical student in a large city hospital, has a burning ambition to become a doctor. He ruthlessly subordinates his personal life and friends to his vocation.
Screenplay by EDNA AND EDWARD ANHALT Based on the novel by MORTON THOMPSON
Directed and produced by STANLEY KRAMER
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Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Olivia de Havilland
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Gloria Grahame
Unknown: Lucas Marsh
Unknown: Edward Anhalt
Novel By: Morton Thompson
Produced By: Stanley Kramer
Lucas Marsh: Robert Mitchum
Kristina Hedvigson: Olivia de Havilland
Alfred Boone: Frank Sinatra
Harriet Lang: Gloria Grahame
Dr Aarons: Broderick Crawford
Dr Runkieman: Charles Bickford
Dr Snider: Myron McCormick
Job Marsh: Lon Chaney
Brundage: Lee Marvin

: Championship Snooker

The Coral United Kingdom Championship
The last 16 from an original field of 111 play for the UK title, second only to the World Championship itself. Today STEVE DAVIS and TONY MEO are expected to renew their rivalry on one table, while CUFF THORBURN should be nearby, playing either
Both matches are best of 17 frames.
DAVID VINE introduces coverage from the Guild Hall, Preston.


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Tony Meo
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: John Virgo.

: Deutsch direkt!

A series of 20 programmes. 6: Gerhard Herlyn 's family have been breeding German Friesians since 1895. Presented by Hanni Vanhaiden


Unknown: Gerhard Herlyn
Presented By: Hanni Vanhaiden
Director: Marion Allinson
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini

: World Chess Championship

Jeremy James looks back at the recent World
Championship match which ended so dramatically in Moscow and looks at its implications for the future of international chess. With expert commentary from Bill Hartston.


Unknown: Jeremy James
Unknown: Bill Hartston.
Producer: Richard Vaughan

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Saturday Review

The arts and media programme presented by Russell Davies , including:
Writing: Africaans novelist Andre Brink has written passionately about life in his native South Africa despite much harassment by the authorities. He talks about the pressures on the writer in such a society, and his novels, including The
Ambassador and The Wall of the Plague. A discussion on the nature of political writing with Salman Rushdie.
Funding: in a few weeks' time the government will announce its grant to
London's South Bank arts complex, which next year will be controlled by the newly-created South Bank Board.
National Theatre Director
Sir Peter Hall , Arts Council Secretary-General Luke Rittner and South Bank Board Chairman
Ronald Grierson give their views on the financial prospects of Britain's most important arts centre; and architect
Terry Farrell outlines his scheme to improve the look of the South Bank.
Assistant producers


Presented By: Russell Davies
Unknown: Andre Brink
Unknown: Salman Rushdie.
Unknown: Sir Peter Hall
Unknown: General Luke Rittner
Unknown: Ronald Grierson
Unknown: Terry Farrell
Unknown: Jill Marshall
Producer: Kevin Loader
Director: Jonathan Fulford
Editor: John Archer

: Tippett at Malvern

The 80th birthday of Britain's foremost composer, Sir
Michael Tippett , has been marked with celebrations around the world. Perhaps the most revealing tribute took place this summer at the Malvern Festival. This year the Festival, usually noted for its patronage of Elgar, devoted the majority of its programme to the works of Tippett. BBC cameras spent the week at Malvern with Sir Michael and filmed him at work on the interpretation of his own music and Elgar's Introduction and Allegro. Tippett at 80 reveals a vigorous and delightful absorption in every aspect of music making, and this film is a unique record of his reflections on Elgar as well as his thoughts on interpretation, style and technique in the performance of his own music.
Artists appearing include: Lindsay String Quartet
English String Orchestra
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra William Boughton Gyorgy Pauk
Ralph Kirshbaum Rivka Golani
Sound recordist STAN NIGHTINGALE Photography BRIAN HALL Film editor ARDAN FISHER
Executive producer DENIS MARKS Producer KEITH CHEETHAM


Unknown: Michael Tippett
Unknown: William Boughton
Unknown: Gyorgy Pauk
Unknown: Ralph Kirshbaum
Unknown: Rivka Golani
Editor: Ardan Fisher
Producer: Keith Cheetham

: Outside the Window

Reflections on 20 years of reform and reaction in the Roman Catholic Church. When, in 1962, Pope John XXIII promised to throw wide the Vatican windows and let in some fresh air, he blew the dust off a slumbering church. In December 1965 the Second Vatican Council, which he inspired, concluded its business. In three years it had upturned centuries of faith, tradition, authority. The rulebook has been torn up, and for many Catholics the faith could never be the same again.
Now John Paul II has summoned his bishops to Rome to re-assess the impact of the last 20 years of upheaval. From the high Andes of Peru to the streets of Skelmersdale New Town, this documentary explores what Catholicism now means for the priests and parishioners outside those Vatican windows.
Film editor JOHN CARR
Assistant producer patti STEEPLES Producer COLIN CAMERON


Unknown: Pope John
Unknown: John Paul
Unknown: John Hooper
Editor: John Carr

: Rally Report 85

The Lombard RAC Rally, which starts tomorrow and finishes on Thursday, is one of the toughest in the rallying calendar - over 2,200 miles, of which 600 are driven flat out through the mud roads and gravel of Britain's forests. Starting tonight with a preview, BBC2's Top Gear team is geared up over the next five days to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage ever of the rally. From 8 o'clock tomorrow morning drivers and their navigators get barely one night's rest before the finish at 3 o'clock on Thursday afternoon.
WILLIAM WOOLLARD and SUE BAKER meet the drivers, look at their cars and consider the hazards ahead in this gruelling international event. Director BRIAN STRACHAN Producer PHILIP FRANKLIN BBC Pebble Mill
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Unknown: William Woollard
Director: Brian Strachan

: Francesco Rosi Season: The Mattei Affair

- starring
Gian Maria Volonte The second in a short season of Francesco Rosi films is based on a true story.
Enrico Mattei was a powerful oil magnate whose controversial methods made him many enemies - including the Mafia and the CIA. His death in a plane crash has never been satisfactorily explained, and a Sicilian journalist investigating the Mattei
Affair suddenly disappeared.
Screenplay by FRANCESCO ROSI and TONINO GUERRA Produced by FRANCO CRISTALDI Directed by FRANCESCO ROSI (An Italian film with English subtitles. First showing on British television.)
(Arena presents a profile of Francesco Rosi on BBC2. Tuesday
(The Rosi season continues next
Saturday with Illustrious Corpses)
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Unknown: Gian Maria Volonte
Unknown: Francesco Rosi
Unknown: Enrico Mattei
Unknown: Francesco Rosi
Produced By: Franco Cristaldi
Directed By: Francesco Rosi
Unknown: Francesco Rosi
Enrico Mattei: Gian Maria Volonte
Newspaperman: Luigi Squarzina
McHale: Peter Baldwin
Minister: Franco Graziosi
Ferrari: Gianfranco Ombuen
Commissioner: Elio Jotta
Mrs Mattel: Edda Ferronao
Bertuzzi: Luciano Colitti
Journalist: Renato Romano

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