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: Open University

9.20Social Sciences: Rules Rule, OK?
9.45 Science: The Planet Earth
10.10 Prospect: For Students and Tutors of AlOl
10.35 Customers, Quality and Competition
11.0 Open Forum: Prospects for 1986
11.25 Animal Physiology: A Natural Approach
11.50 State and Society in 1984 12.40 Earth's Physical Resources: Introduction
1.30 Primary School Science: 2

: International Rugby Special

The Five Nations Championship Introduced by Nigel Starmer-Smith France v Ireland
Wales v Scotland
The Toshiba International
Ireland play their first match in the tournament, hoping to find the French as disorganised as they were in their defeat by the Scots.
However, Scotland heartened by victory visit Wales, where they have won on the last two occasions, but the Welsh, after their defeat by England will be looking to get back to winning ways.
Commentator in Paris
Commentator in Cardiff
Series producer HUW JONES
Video: Ireland's Triple Crown BBCV 5018/BBCB 5018 available from retailers


Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Bill McLaren
Unknown: Gareth Edwards
Producer: Huw Jones

: Ingrid

Ingrid Bergman , winner of three Academy Awards, was one of Hollywood's and the world's most beloved stars.
To millions she embodied all that was decent and wholesome in womanhood.... until she dared to follow her own heart.
In this special documentary, narrated by John Gielgud , her remarkable life and career are traced through the recollections of friends and colleagues including Liv Ullmann Yul Brynner
Gregory Peck and Angela Lansbury
A host of film clips also illustrate how, as time went by, she won respect and affection for her dramatic achievements.
Produced and written by GENE FELDMAN and SUZETTE WINTER (R)


Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Liv Ullmann
Unknown: Yul Brynner
Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Angela Lansbury
Written By: Gene Feldman
Written By: Suzette Winter

: The Great Art Collection

In the Mirror
Continuing the series in which Edwin Mullins looks at some of the greatest paintings to emerge in Western art from the Renaissance to the present day.
In today's programme three self-portraits, each showing a peculiar frailty, that tend to ask the same question: 'How am I doing?' REMBRANDT'S and VAN GOGH 'S self portraits are described by Sir David Piper and JAMES ENSOR 's by Edwin Mullins , all originally shown in the series One
Hundred Great Paintings. Directors CHARLES


Unknown: Edwin Mullins
Unknown: Van Gogh
Unknown: Sir David Piper
Unknown: James Ensor
Unknown: Edwin Mullins
Unknown: Chabot Peter Adam.
Unknown: Denis Moriarty
Unknown: Bill Morton
Unknown: Kenneth Corden

: Beethoven Sonatas for Cello and Piano

The second of five programmes in which British cellists and their accompanists play
Beethoven's sonatas for cello and piano. Today Steven Isserlis is accompanied by Peter Evans in a performance of the Sonata in c major, Op 102 No 1.


Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Accompanied By: Peter Evans
Unknown: Brian Dewar
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: European Figure Skating Championships

from Copenhagen
As the medallists relax and entertain their hosts with informal and innovative routines in the traditional
Gala Exhibition, ALAN WEEKS reflects on the competitive week in Denmark's capital city - who provided the memorable moments and was it wonderful in Copenhagen? Television presentation DR. DENMARK

: Ski Sunday

The Men's Downhill and Men's Slalom
The magical mountain railway ride from the picture-postcard village of Wengen to the top of the Lauberhorn is an inspiring experience. It needs to be, for ahead of the world's top ski-racers lies the longest downhill course on the World Cup circuit and history suggests that upsets are always a possibility here in the shadow of the Eiger.
Austrians have won three of the last four downhills on the Lauberhorn and with Swiss success in slalom hard to find, the cow bells could be silent today. David Vine reports from the Bernese Oberland on one of alpine sport's classic weekends.
TV presentation SRG. SWITZERLAND Producer JIM RESIDE


Unknown: David Vine

: The Money Programme

Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton present Britain's most popular financial and business programme. With PAUL BURDEN


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Luke Casey.
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Producer: Michael Schooley
Editor: Jonathan Crane

: The Natural World

Vultures - graceful, versatile, colourful - yes, vultures!
Though some are dull shades of black or brown, several species are brilliantly coloured. They are found in four continents, over plains and mountains, forests and cities, but above all, vultures are wonderfully graceful in their proper element - the air Flight is the essence of a vulture's life. Their mastery of the air enables them to raise young when food is far away, to locate - by smell-prey they can't even see, and to operate a communication network of amazing efficiency. The vulture, not the lion, is the principal carnivore of the African plains - and the only one that doesn't kill!
Narrator Libby Purves Photography MIKE HERD
Film editor PETER SIMPSON Written and produced by DILYS BREESE
Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol


Narrator: Libby Purves
Unknown: Mike Herd
Editor: Peter Simpson
Produced By: Dilys Breese
Editor: Peter Jones

: Comrades

The Leningrad Sphinx
'The cinema is to us the most important of all the arts.'
The last of the 12 Comrades is Dinara Asanova , one of Leningrad's top film directors. For the party bosses cinema is a tool of socialist propaganda; for Dinara it is a means of confronting problems in Soviet society. Tonight's Programme follows her at work and uses examples from some of her controversial films to explore how she managed to get difficult issues past the studio censors. While the BBC was filming Dinara died suddenly of a heart attack. She was 42. Many of her friends travelled thousands of miles to her funeral in the Asian republic where she was born. They talk about the loss her death represents, not only to Soviet cinema, but to their lives as well.
Film editor TONY HEAVEN
Executive producer GEORGE CAREY Assistant producer
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Unknown: Dinara Asanova
Unknown: Rex Maidment
Unknown: Ian Sansam
Editor: Tony Heaven
Producer: George Carey
Unknown: Olivia Lichtenstein
Producer: Richard Denton

: Thinking Aloud

The weekly analysis of issues and ideas presented by Bryan Magee.
This week: Brian Goodwin , Professor of Biology, Open University; Paul Davies , Professor of Theoretical Physics, Newcastle;
Richard Gregory , Professor of Neuropsychology and Director of the Brain and Perception Laboratory,
Bristol ask: The new science - order out of chaos?
Researcher MARK HARRISON Studio director IAN PAUL


Presented By: Bryan Magee.
Unknown: Brian Goodwin
Unknown: Paul Davies
Unknown: Richard Gregory
Unknown: Mark Harrison
Director: Ian Paul
Producer: Amanda Theunissen

: Architecture at the Crossroads

Ten films about contemporary architecture. 4: New Market Places
Modern architecture has revived the concept of the open 'galleria' and the 'atrium'. All over the world the traditional town square is giving way to the pedestrian precinct and the shopping mall. The hotel lobby has assumed epic proportions, become a public meeting-place. Museums are no longer monumental temples that house the treasures of the past. From Atlanta to
Stuttgart, Tokyo to Paris, leading architects are transforming the museum into a welcoming environment where people can relax, enjoy art, participate in events, wander at leisure. This programme features the Washington Gallery
Extension by I. M. Pei , the Galleria in Dallas, the dazzling Trump Tower in New York and spectacular new hotels in Qatar, Tokyo and America. These radical changes in public places are discussed by 1. M. Pei , Richard Rogers ,
Philip Johnson , Ada Louise Huxtable and John Portman. Narrator ANDREW SACHS Film editor PAT O'GRADY
Associate producer ROGER LAST Written and produced by PETER ADAM


Unknown: I. M. Pei
Unknown: M. Pei
Unknown: Richard Rogers
Unknown: Philip Johnson
Unknown: Ada Louise
Narrator: John Portman.
Editor: Pat O'Grady
Produced By: Peter Adam

: Under Sail

Quiet Days on the Crouch
Burnham on Crouch has been a sailing centre for generations and over the years boats have been designed especially for this river. Among the more famous are the Royal
Corinthian One Designs. 'It's a very kindly boat to sail in these waters which can be quite nasty with strong tides, but these boats are marvellous.' That's the way the class captain describes the fleet of RCODs which have been sailed by members of the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club for more than half a century. Narrator Tom Salmon Producer BRIAN HAWKINS
Film editor DAVID BARRETT (R) BBC Bristol


Producer: Brian Hawkins
Editor: David Barrett

: Screen Two: Frankie and Johnnie

Screenplay by Paula Milne
Starring Hywel Bennett

When two teenagers commit suicide the police and the press assume the motive to be some kind of love pact. But Allan Blakeston, a local reporter, has too many unanswered questions. As he digs deeper into the case, he learns why the kids really died and his knowledge puts his own life at risk.


Writer: Paula Milne
Music composed by: Harry South
Script Editor: Martyn Auty
Designer: John Bone
Film Editor: Robin Sales
Photography: Kenneth MacMillan
Producer: Graham Benson
Director: Martin Campbell
Allan Blakeston: Hywel Bennett
Adam Blakeston: Madoc Threipland
Johnnie Mallett: Samuel West
Frankie Walters: Tamara Steele
Lomax: Sam Kelly
Newsagent: Roger Hume
Reporter at press conference: Patrick Field
Reporter at press conference: .Stephen Dillon
Reporter at press conference: Victoria Williams
Reporter at press conference: Amanda Donohoe
Police superintendent: Bernard Gallagher
Frank, coroner's officer: Anthony Douse
Judith Walters: Diana Hardcastle
Neighbour: Chrissie Conway
Neighbour: Betty Francis
Neighbour: Jenny Springer
Neighbour: Jonathan Truss
Moira Mallett: Rachel Herbert
Mr Walters: Norman Jones
Patti Blakeston: Anita Carey
Chronicle editor: Christopher Hancock
Hank: Tony Doyle
Reporter at Chronicle: Melanie Kilburn
Reporter at Chronicle: Phillip Reader
Reporter at Chronicle: Steve Nallon
Reporter at Chronicle: Renny Krupinski
Reporter at Chronicle: Chris Jenkinson
Reporter at Chronicle: Nick Ellsworth
Reporter at Chronicle: Andrew Black
Richard Jayston, MP: Trevor Bowen
Caravan park warden: Sidney Livingstone
Det Insp Mercer: Ken Bones
Special Branch officer: Barry Woolgar
Peter Harper: Richard Smpson
Laura: Marty Cruickshank
Radio DJ: John Turner
Photo-copying girl: Charlotte Barker
CND woman: Shelagh Fraser
Taxi driver: Bryan Nolan
Commissionaire: Wilfred Grove
'Election Countdown' chairman: Llew Gardner
'Election Countdown' panel: Ann Morrish
'Election Countdown' panel: John McArdle
In audience: Charles Hodgson
In audience: Michael Brazier
Studio floor manager: Jill Cary
Tory politician on TV: James Taylor
London reporter: Robert Hickson

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