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: Open University

6.50 Physics: A Macroscopic Viewpoint
7.15 Biology: Membranes
7.40 Conflict and Stability
8.5 17th-century Court Patronage
8.30 Potsdam: The Confrontation
8.55 Social Administration
9.20 Innovation and Coal
9.45 Maths: Inverse Functions
10.10 Edinburgh Observed
10.35 Science: Drifting Continents
11.0 No, Minister. Education Vouchers?
11.25 Economics: The Small Baker
11.50 Henry IV Parts I and II: Workshop (2)
12.15 pm Images: Beyond the Eye
12.40 How Do Molecules React?
1.5 Managing in Organisations
1.30 landscape: Bodmin and Dorset

: Rugby Special

The Thorn EMI County
Championship Semi-final
Warwickshire v Lancashire
Introduced by Nigel Starmer-Smith Lancashire's 12 championships to
Warwickshire's eight sums up the way these two sides have been dominant forces in the competition's history.
Highlights of this match, and news of the rest of the weekend's rugby in England, Scotland and Wales.
Series producer HUW JONES


Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith

: Rififi

(Du rififi chez les hommes) starring Jean Servais Carl Mohner
Robert Manuel
Unlucky at cards, unlucky in love, Tony
Ie Stephanois reverts to crime in an attempt to change his fortune. He calls on his friend Jo, for whom he has served five years in prison. Together the two men plot the perfect heist.
Jules Dassin 's brilliant exposition of a daring jewel robbery, meticulously filmed in every detail, was a huge international success and widely regarded as a blueprint for crime.
Screenplay by RENE WHEELER
A French film with English subtitles
0 IN THE PICTURE: page 16


Unknown: Jean Servais
Unknown: Carl Mohner
Unknown: Robert Manuel
Unknown: Jules Dassin
Unknown: Rene Wheeler
Unknown: Jules Dassin.
Unknown: Auguste Le Breton
Directed By: Jules Dassin
Tony Ie Stephanois: Jean Servais
JoleSuedois: Carl Mohner
Mario: Robert Manuel
César: Perlo Vita
Viviane: Magali Noel
Mado: Marie Sabouret
Louise: Janine Darcy
Louis: Pierre Grasset
Remi: Robert Hossein
Pierre: Marcel Lupovici
ToniO: Dominique Maurin
Ida: Claude Sylvain

: The Great Art Collection

The 20th Century:
Around World War I
By 1914 the position of France as leader of the art world was being challenged, particularly by Germany and Austria. Edwin Mullins looks at painters from these countries who, despite the proximity of war, chose subjects far removed from its horrors -
Directors BILL MORTON and PETER BUTLER Producers


Unknown: Egon Schiele
Unknown: Henri Matisse.
Directors: Bill Morton
Directors: Peter Butler
Unknown: Bill Morton
Unknown: Kenneth Corden

: Music by Haydn

The Chilingirian Quartet Levon Chilingirian ,
Mark Butler (violins) Csaba Erdelyi (viola)
Philip de Groote (cello)
Haydn String Quartet No 3 in c - The Emperor
This quartet from Haydn's great Opus 76 set takes its nickname from the slow movement, a set of variations on the Emperor's hymn. Sound NORMAN CANLIN Lighting JOHN MCCAW
Producer MIKE NEWMAN BBC Scotland


Unknown: Levon Chilingirian
Violins: Mark Butler
Viola: Csaba Erdelyi
Unknown: Norman Canlin
Unknown: John McCaw
Producer: Mike Newman

: Ski Sunday

featuring The Men Downhill from Aspen, USA
The world's top ski-racers have crossed the Atlantic for the North American climax to the BASF World Cup series. With just two downhills remaining, the battle for the blue riband title is a strictly head-to-head affair between
Austria's PETER WIRNSBERGER and Swiss veteran
But is British success just around the corner? Twenty-one-year-old MARTIN BELL from Harrogate is now a consistent points scorer, and his medal prospects at next year's World Championships and the Calgary Winter Olympics suddenly look worthy of discussion.
David Vine reports from the mountain slopes of Colorado. Producer JIM RESIDE


Unknown: Peter Wirnsberger
Unknown: Peter Mueller.
Unknown: Martin Bell
Unknown: David Vine

: The Money Programme

Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton present Britain's most popular financial and business programme, With PAUL BURDEN
LUKE CASEY and MARK ROGERSON reporting from home and abroad on your money.... and other people's.


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Director: Don Harley
Producer: Michael Schooley
Editor: Jonathan Crane

: Previn on Concertos

The third of six programmes recorded at the Royal Festival Hall, London marking the appointment of Andre Previn as Music Director of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Brahms Double Concerto with Salvatore Accardo (violin) Anne Martindale Williams (cello)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra leader BARRY GRIFFITHS conducted by Andre Previn
In his introductory essay, Previn says: 'The best concertos are often symphonic by nature, and this composition combines characteristics of concerto, chamber-music and symphony, displaying all the assurance of a mastercraftsman. The range of the violin plus the added sonority of the cello gives Brahms a particularly warm palette of tone-colours. This concerto was the last orchestral piece that Brahms wrote, yet it's expansive and rhapsodic as well as being gloriously integrated.'
Lighting STAN SNAPE Executive producer DENNIS MARKS
Directed by HERBERT CHAPPELL (Andre Previn Music Festival presented by Bankers Trust Company)


Unknown: Andre Previn
Violin: Salvatore Accardo
Cello: Anne Martindale Williams
Leader: Barry Griffiths
Conducted By: Andre Previn
Directed By: Herbert Chappell

: Nature

Introduced by Tony Soper Wildlife Appeal
What's the connection between
David Attenborough , British Rail and the birds? Are they getting there? Mad Death
Toronto has been called 'the rabies capital of North
America'. lain Guest reports on the Canadian battle to keep this deadly disease at bay.
9 INFO: page 77


Introduced By: Tony Soper
Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Caroline Weaver
Editor: Robin Hellier

: Thinking Aloud

The weekly analysis of issues and ideas presented by Bryan Magee
This week Beatrix Campbell , feminist and writer;
Daniel Singer , French political journalist; and Dick Taverne , member of the SDP and former Labour MP, discuss: Socialism - an idea whose time has gone? Studio director IAN PAUL


Presented By: Bryan Magee
Unknown: Beatrix Campbell
Unknown: Daniel Singer
Unknown: Dick Taverne

: Architecture at the Crossroads

Ten films about contemporary architecture 9: Texas: Instant Cities
'Texas is a marvellous place to build, it's the last
American state, a great country, a separate country. They have the money and the desire to decorate their state and they're doing a bang-up job of it.' (PHILIP JOHNSON ) Texas is America's 'super state', the land for the super rich, a boom country for architects and developers. Available cheap land, no zoning laws, unlimited wealth and an expansionist attitude make Texas a unique place of architectural experiment - a great Lego kit where all the problems and permutations of modern architecture can be played out. In the pop-up cities of Dallas and Houston - built for big business - new concepts and new values are turning upside down the traditional perceptions of town and city planning. Huge corporations vie with each other for the best names in architecture - such as Philip Johnson and I. M. Pei who, in this programme, discuss their work, as well as the young Arquitectonica team from
Miami and William Canaday. In these cities, new values and new dimensions are being forged daily. They have very little to do with the perception people have of older cities. This is the 21st century in the making - a prospect which is intriguing, daring and deeply disturbing. Narrator ANDREW SACHS Film editor PAT O'GRADY
Assistant producer ROGER LAST Written and produced by PETER ADAM


Unknown: Philip Johnson
Unknown: Philip Johnson
Unknown: I. M. Pei
Unknown: William Canaday.
Editor: Pat O'Grady
Produced By: Peter Adam

: Screen Two: The Russian Soldier

Screenplay by BRIAN PHELAN starring and What is it that Edgar Garrett sees, or thinks he sees, on his farm one morning in the mists of early spring?
Whatever it is, one thing is certain. Life will never be the same again for him and his family.
Music composed and conducted by STANLEY MYERS
Script editor ALAN DRURY
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Brian Phelan
Unknown: Edgar Garrett
Conducted By: Stanley Myers
Unknown: John Mason
Designer: Dick Coles
Editor: Alan Drury
Producer: Alan Shallcross
Directed By: Gavin Millar
Edgar Garrett: Warren Clarke
John Carter: Patrick Malahide
Ken Tuke: Alan MacNaughtan
Julie Garrett: Jane Wood
Michael: Steven Jackson
Nigel: Jerome Flynn
Carol: June Page
Government minister: Iain Rattray
First civil servant: Susan Dowdall
Second civil servant: Henry Moxon
Naval officer: Peter Sands
Bookseller: James Walker
Taff: Douglas Harris
Harry: Richard Cubison
Supervisor: Eileen Helsby
Technician: Neil Salvage
Uniformed policeman: Dominic Allan
Plainclothes policeman: Charles Pemberton
Reporters: Peter Quince
Reporters: Deborah-Jane Sharpe
Tuke's secretary: Steffanie Pitt
Van driver: Martin Wagner
Hunt secretary: Keith Rawlings
Russian soldier: Bibs Ekkel
Stephen: Jason Evans
Danny: James Lance
Fin: Jason King

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