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: Open University

6.50 Hogarth's Paintings
7.15 Managing the Managers
7.40 Gallium Arsenide: Pulled from Obscurity
8.5 Thermodynamics in Action
8.30 Counting Atoms
8.55 History of Mathematics
9.20 Dickens and Popular Imagery
9.45 Antony and Cleopatra
10.10 Stereochemistry of Addition Reactions
10.35 Handicapped in the Community
11.0 Ethnic Minorities: Punjab to Britain
11.25 Cortical Inheritance in Paramecium
11.50 A Conflict Brought to Light
12.15 Education: After the Act
12.40 Special Education: A Dependent Future
1.5 The Changing Countryside: Spoiling the View
1.30 Modem Art: Style Labels

: Chess Classic

Hiibner v Kasparov
At the end of the second round of the OHRA
Tournament in Brussels, World Champion
Garry Kasparov is only sharing second place, while
Germany's Robert Hiibner has yet to score. Will Hiibner end his run of bad luck in today's game against Kasparov?
Videotape editor JOHN PAROUSSI Producer WENDY STURGESS


Unknown: Garry Kasparov
Unknown: Robert Hiibner
Unknown: Will Hiibner
Editor: John Paroussi
Producer: Wendy Sturgess

: International Rugby Union

The Save and Prosper International
England v Scotland for the Calcutta Cup Scotland come to
Twickenham as favourites, hoping to win the Triple
Crown for only the second time in half a century. Their main problems are injuries, whereas England, without a win so far, and forced to make changes after disciplinary moves, have to improve enormously if they are to get any sort of result. Commentators
Producer HUW JONES


Unknown: Bill McLaren
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Producer: Huw Jones

: Saturday Cinema: The Music Man

Robert Preston Shirley Jones
'Seventy-six trombones' lead the big parade in one of the biggest, brightest musicals ever made, being shown as a tribute to Robert Preston who died last month. Preston repeats his Broadway performance as Professor
Harold Hill , the music man and great American con man who, in 1912, comes to organise a boys' band 'right here in River City'.
Screenplay by MARION HARGROVE Based on MEREDITH Wilson 's The
Music Man with his music and lyrics Produced and directed by MORTON DACOSTA
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Unknown: Robert Preston
Unknown: Harold Hill
Unknown: Marion Hargrove
Unknown: Meredith Wilson
Directed By: Morton Dacosta
Harold Hill: Robert Preston
Marian Paroo: Shirley Jones
Marcellus: Buddy Hackett
Eulalie Shinn: Hermione Gingold
Mayor Shinn: Paul Ford
Mrs Paroo: Pert Kelton

: The Week in the Lords

Christopher Jones reports on another week of debates in the House of Lords, and talks to peers of all parties on the politics and proceedings of the Upper Chamber. Editor ELLIE UPDALE


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Editor: Ellie Updale

: 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

: The Barbican's Fifth Birthday Concert

A Beethoven Evening conducted by Sir Georg Solti with Murray Perahia (piano) and the London Symphony Orchestra leader MICHAEL DAVIS The programme:
Overture: Coriolan, Op 62 Piano Concerto No 1, in c major, Op 15
Symphony No 7, in A major, Op 92
For the climax of last month's anniversary celebrations at the Barbican, the Centre's director Henry Wrong invited Sir Georg Solti to conduct the London Symphony Orchestra for the first time in nearly 20 years. The result was a triumph: 'Sir Georg galvanised the LSO into giving their excellent best.... the demonic urgency [in the Seventh Symphony finale] was offset by a noble lyricism in the allegretto.' (INDEPENDENT) Introduced by Richard Baker who also interviews the principal performers Sound GRAHAM HAINES
Videotape editor IAN WILLIAMS Director HUMPHREY BURTON
(In association with TSB Group)
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
Piano: Murray Perahia
Leader: Michael Davis
Unknown: Sir Georg Solti
Introduced By: Richard Baker
Editor: Ian Williams
Director: Humphrey Burton

: Easter on Two

Music by Stainer, Wagner and Faure, a major biography of Evelyn Waugh and a film about an English pilgrimage are some of BBC2's Easter programmes previewed tonight.


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

: A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery: Strong Poison

Dramatised in three parts by PHILIP BROADLEY starring and with Richard Morant
Clive Francis , David Quilter 2: Lord Peter has 30 days in which to find new evidence to save Miss Vane from the rope. Music composed and arranged by JOSEPH HOROVITZ


Unknown: Philip Broadley
Unknown: Richard Morant
Unknown: Clive Francis
Unknown: David Quilter
Arranged By: Joseph Horovitz
Producer: Michael Chapman
Director: Christopher Hodson
Lord Peter Wimsey: Edward Petherbridge
Harriet Vane: Harriet Walter

: The Film Club

Derek Malcolm introduces Andrei Tarkovsky 's masterpiece
Andrei Rublev starring
Anatoly Solonitsin Nikolai Sergeyev
Andrei Rublev , one of the world's great artists, lived in an age of violence unequalled in Russia's turbulent history. As Rublev journeys through feudal Russia, his experiences lead him to break away from the tenets of his teacher.
While Theophanes the Greek believed art should terrify men into repentance, Rublev's icons radiate profound spirituality and divine grace.
This extraordinary and powerful film, shelved for many years by the Soviet authorities before being released in a severely cut form, is tonight being shown complete as a tribute to
Andrei Tarkovsky who died in December 1986.
(A Russian film with English subtitles)
0 IN THE PICTURE: page 15


Introduces: Derek Malcolm
Unknown: Andrei Tarkovsky
Unknown: Andrei Rublev
Unknown: Anatoly Solonitsin
Unknown: Nikolai Sergeyev
Unknown: Andrei Rublev
Unknown: Andrei Tarkovsky
Unknown: Andrei Tarkovsky
Unknown: Andrei Mlkhalkov-Konchalovsky
Directed By: Andrei Tarkovsky
Andrei Rublev: Anatoly Solonitsin
Kirill: Ivan Lapikov
Daniel Chorny: Nikolai Grinko
Theophanes the Greek: Nikolai Sergeyev
Idiot girl: Irma Rausch
Boris: Nikolai Burlyaev
Grand Prince/His brother: Yuri Nazarov

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