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: Open University

6.50 The Enlightenment: Strawberry Hill
7.15 Managing in Organisations
7.40 Technology: Eurekaargh! (2)
8.5 Density and Viscosity
8.30 Telecommunications Networks
8.55 The Rise of Greek Mathematics
9.20 Emily Bronte at Haworth
9.45 Henry IV, Parts I and II: Workshop 2
10.10 The Nature of Chemistry
10.35 Art in Italy: Riccio's Bronzes
11.0 Ethnic Minorities: Colonisin' in Reverse (1)
11.25 Database: Local Authorities
11.50 Special Relativity
12.15 Behind the Seat
12.40 Communication: Face to Face
1.5 Using Libraries
1.30 Modem Art: Monet

: Chess Classic

Jeremy James and Bill Hartston eavesdrop on the Grand Masters' thoughts in the first of a new series from Brussels. Six of the world's top players will be contesting one of the strongest tournaments in chess history. Today, world champion
GARRY KASPAROV faces VIKTOR KORCHNOI , challenger for the title in 1978 and 1981. Producer WENDY STURGESS


Unknown: Jeremy James
Unknown: Bill Hartston
Unknown: Garry Kasparov
Unknown: Viktor Korchnoi
Producer: Wendy Sturgess

: Saturday Cinema Double Bill: Triple Trouble

starring Bert Wheeler Robert Woolsey
In the first of two films directed by George Stevens , the comic duo of Wheeler and Woolsey adopt a kid with the bad habit of breaking glass!
Directed by GEORGE STEVENS and at 3.50
The Only Game in Town starring
Elizabeth Taylor Warren Beatty
Fran is a chorus girl who hopes for only one thing - a happy marriage.
Screenplay by FRANK d. GILROY Produced by FRED KOHLMAR Directed by GEORGE STEVENS
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Bert Wheeler
Unknown: Robert Woolsey
Directed By: George Stevens
Unknown: Bert Kalmer
Unknown: Harry Ruby
Unknown: Fred Guiol
Produced By: H. N. Swanson
Directed By: George Stevens
Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown: Warren Beatty
Unknown: Frank D. Gilroy
Produced By: Fred Kohlmar
Directed By: George Stevens
Willie: Bert Wheeler
Elmer: Robert Woolsey
Gloria: Mary Carlisle
Spanky: ,'Spanky' McFarland
Fran: Elizabeth Taylor
Joe Grady: Warren Beatty
Lockwood: Charles Braswell

: The Week in the Lords

Christopher Jones reports.


Unknown: Christopher Jones

: Micro Live

The weekly look at the world of information technology with Lesley Judd and Ian McNaught-Davis
This week an examination of the use of computers and microelectronics in the world of medicine - the successes, the failures and the ideas still waiting for trial, including superb new diagnostic tools for the future. But will the NHS be able to afford them? From America, a robot being instructed in plain English might eventually be used to help disabled Vietnam war veterans. And an examination of medical software for the home micro - some of it good and some of it very bad.
Studio director
Programme notes are available on Teletext Telesoftware page 710; on the Micro Live Bulletin Board - [number removed], 300 Baud; on Telecom Gold type - Info Microlive; or from [address removed] Please enclose sae and cheque or postal order for 50p.


Unknown: Lesley Judd
Unknown: Ian McNaught-Davis
Unknown: Alan Haydn Griffiths
Unknown: Peter Bratt
Editor: David Allen

: NewsView

Jan Leeming with today's latest news and sport.
Moira Stuart reviews a week of news in pictures - with subtitles; Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Dance Double Bill

Two ballets by Jiri Kylian Torso and L 'Enfant et les sortilèges performed by members of the Netherlands Dance Theatre with Jiri Kylian talking about his ballets.
Ten years separate these two dance works, now seen for the first time on television, during which Kylian, artistic director of the Netherlands Dance Theatre, has established himself as one of the greatest creators of dance of his generation.
Torso, to music by TORU TAKEMITSU , is about exile,
Kylians's own experience as a young man. But this ballet is about a couple in transit and their feelings of dislocation and nostalgia for their homeland.
L 'Enfant et les sortilèges is the magical world of childhood evoked by RAVEL'S setting of a fantasy by COLETTE. 'The bewitched child' is usually performed as a one-act opera. Kylian keeps the score and the sung lyrics, but sets the whole action free by using dancers rather than singers. Torso directed by TORBJORN EHRNVALL
(RM ARTS/SVT 2 production) L 'Enfant et /es sortilèges directed by HANS HULSCHER (RM ARTS/NOS TV production)


Unknown: Jiri Kylian
Unknown: Jiri Kylian
Music By: Toru Takemitsu
Directed By: Torbjorn Ehrnvall
Directed By: Hans Hulscher

: Saturday Review

Presented by Russell Davies Architecture: one of the greatest and most controversial architects of the 20th century,
Le Corbusier, is celebrated in an exhibition at the Hayward Gallery. Norman Foster is among those who assess Le Corbusier's profound influence on the modern world, not only in his buildings but in his philosophy of the contemporary environment. Literature: from Agatha Christie to P. D. James , women writers have shaped a particular tradition of crime writing in Britain. Now a new generation of writers on both sides of the Atlantic have created the feminist thriller.
Helen Birch examines the new genre, with writers Gillian Slovo ,
Hanna Wakefield , Rebecca O'Rourke and critic Cora Kaplan. Film editor LAURIE CHOAT Directors


Presented By: Russell Davies
Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: P. D. James
Unknown: Helen Birch
Unknown: Gillian Slovo
Unknown: Hanna Wakefield
Unknown: Rebecca O'Rourke
Unknown: Cora Kaplan.
Unknown: Jill Sinclair
Unknown: Chris Mohr
Producer: Kevin Loader
Editor: John Archer

: The Film Club

continues Ingmar Bergman 's magical journey into childhood and contrasts it with an earlier, controversial opus. Introduced by Derek Malcolm
Fanny and Alexander
In four parts starring
2: Oscar Ekdahl collapses on stage while rehearsing for Hamlet. As his grieving family gather at his bedside, Alexander is forced to confront the darker side of life. While he takes refuge in tales of being sold to the circus, his distraught mother finds solace in the comforting moral strength of Bishop Edvard Vergerus.
Written and directed by INGMAR BERGMAN
(A Swedish series with English subtitles) and at 10.55
Sawdust and Tinsel
(Gycklarnas Afton) starring
Harriet Andersson Ake Gronberg
The down-at-heel
Circus Alberti is forced to borrow costumes from a local theatre manager. While Albert toys with the idea of abandoning the Bohemian life for small-town respectability, his mistress Anne is lured into an affair with an unscrupulous actor. With its motifs of sexual betrayal and the role of the artist in society, its striking photography and music,
Sawdust and Tinsel is now regarded as a milestone in Bergman's early career.
Written and directed byINGMAR BERGMAN
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Unknown: Ingmar Bergman
Introduced By: Derek Malcolm
Unknown: Edvard Vergerus.
Directed By: Ingmar Bergman
Unknown: Harriet Andersson
Unknown: Ake Gronberg
Alexander: Bertil Guve
Fanny: Pernilla Allwin
Oscar Ekdahl: Allan Edwall
Emilie Ekdahl: Ewa Fröling
Gustav Adolf: Jarl Kulle
Alma Ekdahl: Mona Malm
Carl Ekdahl: Börje Ahlstedt
Lydia: Christina Schollin
Helena Ekdahl: Gun Wallgren
Bishop Vergerus: Jan Malmsjö
Isak Jacobi: Erland Josephson
Anne: Harriet Andersson
Albert: Ake Gronberg
Frans: Hasse Ekman
Frost: Anders Ek
Alma: Gudrun Brost
Agda: Annika Tretow
Sjuberg: Gunnar Björnstrand

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