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: Open University

6.55 Resource Development
7.20 Weekend Outlook

: Racing and Golf

Racing from Goodwood
3.0 The Se Performance
Nursery Stakes (Handicap. 7f)
3.30 The Scottish Equitable Select Stakes dim)
The great Dancing Brave bids to take this in his stride en route to the Prix de I'Arc de Triomphe
4.0 The Exsel Plus Stakes (Handicap. llm)
4.30 The Reflex Stakes (Old Mile)
JULIAN WILSON. JIMMY LINDLEY Producer BRIAN ROGERS International Golf: The Panasonic
European Open
HARRY CARPENTER introduces the closing stages of today's second round at Sunningdale Golf Club.


Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: Julian Wilson.
Producer: Brian Rogers
Introduces: Harry Carpenter

: News Summary

with subtitles; Weather

: One of Our Spies Is Missing

The second of a season of films featuring The Manfrom U.N.C.L.E.
When a scientist who has Perfected a method of rejuvenation disappears, agents Solo and Kuryakin are assigned to trace him.
But their adversaries from THRUSH are determined to gain the scientist's secret.... The action-packed espionage adventures of the U.N.C.L.E. duo take them to Paris,
London and a country estate in Surrey.
Screenplay by HOWARD RODMAN From a story by HENRY SLESAR Produced by BORIS INGSTER
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Howard Rodman
Story By: Henry Slesar
Produced By: Boris Ingster
Directed By: E. Darrell Hallenbeck
Napoleon Solo: Robert Vaughn
Illya Kuryakin: David McCallum
Mr Waverly: Leo G Carroll
Madame De Sala: Vera Miles
Sir Kuryakin Swickert: Maurice Evans
Joanna Sweet: Ann Elder
Jordin: Bernard Fox
Lorelei Lancer: Delores Faith
Do Do: Anna Capri
Alexander Gritsky: Harry Davis
Wanda: Yvonne Craig
Olga: Monica Keating
Fleeton: Cal Bolder
Texan: Robert Easton
Phillip Bainbridge: James Doohan
Corvy: Ollie O'Toole

: Ebony

Vastiana Belfon talks to sufferers of the disfiguring vitiligo skin disease about their experience of a new Cuban cure.
Also an investigation of Sheffield City Council's initiative on contract compliance for equal opportunities at work. Nigerian politics and literature are discussed by renowned novelist Chinua Achebe and there's dance from Extemporary's John Smart.
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX Producer JUUAN HENRIQUES BBC Pebble Mill


Talks: Vastiana Belfon
Unknown: Chinua Achebe
Unknown: John Smart.
Producer: John Wilcox
Producer: Juuan Henriques

: The Great Egg Race: The Final: The Oil Platform

Presented by Professor Heinz Wolff

To win the 1986 Great Egg Race golden trophy, the finalists are flown 100 miles across the North Sea. An oil platform looms out of the fog. Their task is to take an aerial photo of it - but without a helicopter! Below the great gas flare the teams race to make balloons to lift their cameras, and elastic-powered triggers to expose their photographs.


Presenter: Professor Heinz Wolff
Guest judge: Tom Pratt
Assistant Producer: Alex Laird
Producer: Charles Huff

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale
Presented by Geoff Hamilton John Kelly and Margaret Waddy
Our garden for all reasons - the Bolt-on Garden - is nearing completion with the development of the retirement stage.
Designer David Stevens looks back at the previous stages - the young married couples and the family gardens, and recaps on their design elements. September is the ideal time to plan for early spring colour using bulbs, while in the mixed border there is pruning, thinning out and lifting and dividing of herbaceous perennials to attend to.
Executive producer JOHN KENYON
Production assistant JEAN LAUGHTON Producer DENIS w GARTSIDE BBC Pebble Mill
Plant list on Ceefax page 261


Presented By: Geoff Hamilton
Presented By: John Kelly
Presented By: Margaret Waddy
Designer: David Stevens
Producer: John Kenyon
Unknown: Jean Laughton

: Live from the Proms

Choral Symphony conducted by Sir Georg Solti with Jessye Norman (soprano) Sarah Walker (mezzo)
Reiner Goldberg (tenor) Hans Sotin (bass) The BBC Singers
London Voices and the Chorus of Welsh National Opera London Philharmonic
Orchestra leader DAVID NOLAN
Introduced by Jane Glover
Beethoven's Ninth Symphony on the last Friday of the Promenade concert season is a tradition established by Sir Henry Wood that continues to this day. Schiller's 'Ode to Joy' will be sung by 120 voices made up of three professional choirs together with a quartet of world-renowned soloists.
Sung in German with English subtitles
Directed by HUMPHREY BURTON (Jessye Norman is featured in Omnibus on BBCI at 10.20pm)
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 3. Viewers with stereo Radio 3 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away.
Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.


Conducted By: Sir Georg Solti
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Soprano: Sarah Walker
Tenor: Reiner Goldberg
Bass: Hans Sotin
Leader: David Nolan
Introduced By: Jane Glover
Unknown: Sir Henry Wood
Unknown: John Caulfield
Producers: Kenneth Corden
Producers: Rodney Greenberg
Directed By: Humphrey Burton
Directed By: Jessye Norman

: Landscapes

A personal view of the countryside in which they live - from two contrasting photographers. Don McCullin , the war photographer who settled recently in Somerset, has found a different battle raging on the Somerset
Levels: intensive farming and commercial peat digging have threatened to wipe out a wetland wildlife habitat. For the past ten years,
Linda McCartney 's photographic work has concentrated on the peaceful beauty of the East Sussex countryside around her home. Now a major oil company wants to drill into one of that area's outstanding landscapes.
Photography STEVE WAGSTAFF Film editor DAVID MATTHEWS Narrated and produced by MIKE DORNAN. BBC West


Unknown: Don McCullin
Unknown: Linda McCartney
Unknown: Steve Wagstaff
Editor: David Matthews
Produced By: Mike Dornan.

: Jack High

The Gateway Masters Bowls Tournament
Another intriguing semi-final with two of the best in the world competing for a place in tomorrow's final.
Commentators DAVID VINE


Commentators: David Vine
Unknown: David Rhys
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: The Rockford Files

The Dog and Pony Show
When Rockford reluctantly agrees to help a psychiatric patient who believes her life is at risk, he sparks off a bizarre National Intelligence investigation into an underworld figure ... (R)


Jim: Starring James Garner
Mary Jo: Joanne Nail
Joey: Ed Lauter

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