6.50 Bath: Eighteenth Century
7.15 Systems: A Question of Interpretation
7.40 Nuclear Weapons:
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
8.5 Last of the Liberties
8.30 What is Combinatorics?
8.55 Sociology: The Moonies
9.20 Mansfield Park: Improvement
9.45 Poetry: Blake the Artist
10.10 Stereochemistry: Conformations
10.35 Handicapped in the Community
11.0 Ethnic Minorities:
To Bedford from Busso (2)
11.25 Molecules in Space
11.50 Newton's Present-Day Success
12.15 Coventry: What Can I Do?
12.40 Signs of the Times
1.5 Television and Christmas
1.30 Modem Art: Artists' Techniques
Two films directed by the distinguished Hollywood film-maker George Stevens. Vigil in the Night starring Carole Lombard Brian Aherne
When a child in Lucy's care dies through her negligence, her elder sister Anne takes the blame and is forced to take a menial post in another hospital. There she meets the gallant Dr Prescott who is battling against a crippling lack of funds.
Screenplay by FRED GUIOL , P.J. WOLFSON and ROWLAND LEIGH
From the novel by A.J. CRONIN Produced and directed by GEORGE STEVENS and at 3.30
Annie Oakley starring
Barbara Stanwyck Preston Foster
Toby Walker is on tour as 'The World's
- Champion Shot' - taking on all-comers in his shooting competition.
Surprisingly, he is told that there is one contestant who can beat him. What's more, she's a girl who shoots with a muzzle-loading musket! This love story was one of Stevens's earliest successes, made when Barbara Stanwyck was at the height of her early career.
Screenplay by JOEL SAYRE and JOHN TWIST Based on a story by JOSEPH A. FIELDS
Produced by CUFF REID
Directed by GEORGE STEVENS
(George Stevens 's Giant is at 9.40pm)
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from Lievin, France The European Indoor Championships
Live coverage of this afternoon's busy programme which features four finals: the men's 60m, high jump and long jump, and the women's 60m hurdles. Among those in action today are LINFORD CHRISTIE , who starts his defence of the 200m title, TODD BENNETT in the 400m and YVONNE MURRAY in the 3,000m.
Introduced by DAVID ICKE
Commentators DAVID COLEMAN
RON PICKERING , STUART STOREY Television presentation TFi, France Editor JOHN ROWLINSON
(Further coverage tomorrow on BBCI at 4.55 pm)
with Ian McNaught-Davis and Fred Harris
The humanoid robots of fiction and today's industrial robots are as far from each other as chalk from cheese. But slowly robots are being incorporated into systems capable of bringing some of the flexibility of man on to the factory floor. Robotics scientists are making great headway in giving robots vision, touch and even the ability to play a mean game of table tennis. Explaining developments is Professor Mike Brady , who recently returned to Britain from one of America's leading technological universities to run an Oxford research team. Research DAVID HARRISON
Studio director DAVE THOMAS Series editor DAVID ALLEN (e)
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Jan Leeming with today's latest news and sport. Moira Stuart reviews a week of news in pictures - with subtitles; Weather
The Many Pranks of Richard Strauss
A television essay about Strauss's tone poem
Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks by Michael Tilson Thomas with the London Symphony Orchestra leader MICHAEL DAVIS
'Till Eulenspiegel is Strauss's most popular piece' claims Michael Tilson Thomas , the American conductor who is in charge of tonight's edition in the current Workshop series which explores the way music is written and performed. 'Audiences love it because it's short! Orchestral players enjoy it because there's a virtuoso challenge for each of them, while students of composition delight in working out all the canons and variations.' With Tilson Thomas as a guide, this programme gives Till
Eulenspiegel the Rashomon treatment, revealing different aspects of the same piece of music.
Lighting ALAN WOOLFORD Sound GRAHAM HAINES
Videotape editor IAN WILLIAMS
Executive producer DENNIS MARKS Director HUMPHREY BURTON
Presented by Russell Davies
Autobiography: The remarkable career of Anthony Burgess - novelist, poet, screenwriter and critic - began in 1960, when doctors told him he had a year to live. In those months, he wrote no fewer than five novels, including A Clockwork Orange, and went on to write, edit or translate more than 50 further volumes. Burgess now claims to be at work on the final chapter of his career: his autobiography. The first volume, Little Wilson and Big God, is published this week on his 70th birthday. Russell Davies visits Anthony Burgess in Venice.
Art: Is David Bomberg the great discovery of the British Art exhibition at the Royal Academy? Richard Cork puts the case for this long-neglected painter.
Derek Malcolm introduces an epic set in Texas during the oil boom.
Elizabeth Taylor Rock Hudson
After a whirlwind romance and marriage to Bick Benedict , the beautiful Leslie heads for
Texas, the half-million acre Benedict Ranch and a new way of life. George Stevens 's sprawling movie portrait of Texas spans three decades of family life and the changing times between the 1930s and the post-war years.
Screenplay by FRED GUIOL and IVAN MOFFAT
From the novel by EDNA FERBER Produced by GEORGE STEVENS and HENRY GINSBERG
Directed by GEORGE STEVENS
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