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: Open University

9.20 Head Start: Children of the Dream
9.45 Maths: Algebra
10.10 Arts: Science Fiction
10.35 Energy: Closing the Gap
11.0 Science: Managing Landscape
11.25 Biology: Brain and Behaviour
11.50 Geology; Britain before Man
12.15 Images and Information
12.40 Popular Planning
1.5 Instruments in Flight
1.30 The Physics of White Dwarfs

: The Gospel According to St Matthew

Using the words of St Matthew in the Authorised Version, Peter Barkworth tells the story of the last days of Jesus' ministry: an omnibus edition of the series broadcast six months ago on BBC1.
Photography JIM PEtRSON Producer JIM MURRAY


Unknown: St Matthew
Unknown: Peter Barkworth

: Bogart Double Bill: Dark Passage

Humphrey Bogart Lauren Bacall
Bogart plays an escaped convict bent on discovering the identity of his wife's murderer and Bacall is the girl who helps him in his quest.
Screenplay by DELMER DAVES
From the novel by DAVID GOODIS Produced by JERRY WALD Directed by DELMER DAVES and at 4.40-6.15
The Two Mrs Carrolls starring
Humphrey Bogart Barbara Stanwyck
Two years after their first meeting Sally marries
Geoffrey Carroll , a widowed artist. Their marriage seems perfect but then he paints a portrait of her as the Angel of Death and Sally falls mysteriously ill. The events bear a sinister resemblance to the demise of the first Mrs Carroll. ...
Screenplay by THOMAS JOB
From the stageplay by MARTIN VALE Produced by MARK HELLINGER Directed by PETER GODFREY
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Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Play By: Delmer Daves
Novel By: David Goodis
Produced By: Jerry Wald
Directed By: Delmer Daves
Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Barbara Stanwyck
Unknown: Geoffrey Carroll
Unknown: Mrs Carroll.
Play By: Thomas Job
Play By: Martin Vale
Produced By: Mark Hellinger
Directed By: Peter Godfrey
Irene: Lauren Bacall
Vincent: Humphrey Bogart
Bob: Bruce Bennett
Madge: Agnes Moorehead
Sam (Cabby): Tom D'Andrea
Baker: Clifton Young
Detective: Douglas Kennedy
Geoffrey: Humphrey Bogart
Sally: Barbara Stanwyck
Cecily Latham: Alexis Smith
Dr Tuttle: Nigel Bruce
Mrs Latham: Isabel Elsom
Charles: Pat O'Moore
Beatrice Carroll: Ann Carter

: Music in Camera

The composer Peter Maxwell Davies previews a new chamber music series which features performances of works from the llth century through to the present day. Series editor KEITH ALEXANDER BBC Scotland
(Swum again on Wednesday at 7.25pm. In the first programme in the series, to be shown next week on BBC2, Kiri Te Kanawa sings 'Chansons de la France')


Unknown: Peter Maxwell
Editor: Keith Alexander
Unknown: Kiri Te Kanawa

: The Money Programme

Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton return with a new series of Britain's most popular financial and business programme. With
PAUL BURDEN , MARK ROGERSON and TOM MADDOCKS reporting from home and abroad on your money - and other peoples'. Including this week: A Canterbury Tale
John Wheeler and his wife Joan ran the Canterbury
Investment firm of McDonald Wheeler until it went bust two months ago. Now hundreds of widows and pensioners who put
E15 million of savings there are wondering where their money - and the Wheeler's - have disappeared to.
Paul Burden has been tracking the elusive Mr Wheeler. He has also discovered that one million people with their savings in investment firms like McDonald Wheeler are virtually defenceless if things turn sour. Is your money safe?


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Unknown: Tom Maddocks
Unknown: John Wheeler
Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Mr Wheeler.
Unknown: McDonald Wheeler
Producer: Victor Marmion
Director: Kathy Gee
Editor: Jonathan Crane

: Birds for All Seasons: Everlasting Heat

The last of three programmes
A global celebration of birds narrated by Magnus Magnusson

The hottest parts of earth lie in the tropics where rainfall mostly governs the seasons. Even in deserts a few remarkable birds survive among hot rocks and sand. Seasonal fires in grassland scatter animals, but provide bounty for birds. Swirling clouds of quelea breed in millions when rain eventually brings food.
Half the world's birds live in the tropics. Among them are two feathered jewels never before filmed - the wire-tailed manakin of Venezuela and Wallace's standardwing, a bird of paradise thought to be extinct for years - both with fabulous displays.
BBC Bristol
(Ceefax subtitles)


Narrator: Magnus Magnusson
Producer: Adrian Warren
Filmed by: Michael Richards
Filmed by: Neil Rettig
Film Editor: Peter Heeley
Series Producer: Jeffery Boswall

: The White Tribe of Africa

The last of five programmes written and presented by David Dimbleby Walking on Coals
In 1980, two years after filming the first four parts of the series, David Dimbleby returned to South Africa in search of change. He found school boycotts at the Cape, improved conditions for blacks in the cities, but growing poverty in the homelands. The government Minister for Black Affairs defended the 'tortoise pace' of the Afrikaner bureaucracy, but growing black protest already hinted at violence to come. 'This is a big thing,' said one student, 'the people are really mad.'


Presented By: David Dimbleby
Unknown: David Dimbleby
Producer: David Harrison

: Zeffirelli's Otello

From Stage to Screen
This week Franco Zeffirelli 's new feature film of VERDI'S opera Otello, with Placido Domingo in the title role, opens in London.
For a year, a BBC team has followed the director on location in Italy and Crete, recording the transformation of an operatic masterpiece into a spectacular cinema entertainment. His previous movies of La traviata and Pagliacci aroused controversial reactions from audiences, and Otello has already been greeted with enthusiasm by the public and outrage by some critics.
For Zeffirelli has not only adapted the work to the screen; he has made major alterations and additions to it. This programme tells the story of Zeffirelli's radical reinterpretation of the opera. Those taking part include Franco Zeffirelli Placido Domingo Katia Ricciarelli
Justino Diaz , Tom Sutcliffe Charles Osborne and Harold Rosenthal. Photography JOHN ELSE
Executive producer DENNIS MARKS Producer DAVID SWEETMAN


Unknown: Franco Zeffirelli
Unknown: Placido Domingo
Unknown: Franco Zeffirelli
Unknown: Placido Domingo
Unknown: Katia Ricciarelli
Unknown: Justino Diaz
Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Charles Osborne
Unknown: Harold Rosenthal.
Unknown: John Else
Editor: Christopher Hale
Producer: Dennis Marks
Producer: David Sweetman

: The Great American Picture Show: True Confessions

continues a major ieason of films new to television.
Today starring Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall
rom Spellacy is a cop, his brother is a Roman Catholic priest with political ambitions. They take their relationship and their different lives and jobs for granted. Until, that is, a murder comes between them. Investigating the brutal killing of a prostitute, Tom discovers that his brother knew her and is protecting a prominent businessman who is connected with the crime....
This powerful film unites two of America's finest actors in a story of corruption and disillusion, interwoven with a moving portrait of family ties.
Screenplay by JOHN GREGORY DUNNE and JOAN DIDION , based on the novel by JOHN GREGORY DUNNE
Directed by ULU GROSBARD
(First showing on British television)
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Unknown: De Niro
Unknown: Tobert Duvau
Unknown: Rom Spellacy
Unknown: John Gregory Dunne
Unknown: Joan Didion
Novel By: John Gregory Dunne
Produced By: Irwin Winkler
Unknown: Robert Chartoff
Directed By: Ulu Grosbard
Des Spellacy: Robert De
Tom Spellacy: Robert Duvall
Jack Amsterdam: Charles Durning
Dan T Campion: Ed Flanders
Seamus Fargo: Burgess Meredith
Cardinal Danaher: Cyril Cusack
Brenda Samuels: Rose Gregorio
Howard Terkel: Dan Hedaya
Mrs Fazenda: Gwen van Dam
Mr Fazenda: Tom Hill
Mrs Spellacy: Jeanette Nolan

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