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: Open University

6.50 Combined Heat and Power
7.15 Maths: The Poisson Process
7.40 Gibbon: The Ruins of Rome
8.5 A Woman's Hospital?
8.30 Caring for Older People: Sharing a House
8.55 Pure Maths: Irrationality
9.20 Handel's Messiah
9.45 Brian: The Life of an Ordinary Man
10.10 Management and the School
10.35 Maths: Iteration and Convergence
11.0 Deer Farming
11.25 Steel, Stars and Spectra
11.50 Maths Methods: Linear Programming
12.15 Biology: Power Plants of the Cell
12.40 Ocean Crust
1.5 'Who's Your Teacher, Mum?'
1.30 The Chemistry Detectives

: Rugby Special: The Thorn-EMI County Championship Final: Middlesex v Yorkshire

Chris Rea introduces highlights of yesterday's final which Middlesex have won eight times, the last time being two years ago.
Yorkshire have won it nine times, the last win being 34 years ago, but under new English captain MIKE HARRISON, Middlesex hoped to bring the record up to date. Also news from the Hong Kong Sevens, and a look at ladies rugby at Twickenham. Commentator BILL MCLAREN Series producer HUW JONES


Unknown: Mike Harrison
Commentator: Bill McLaren

: The Mikado

or The Town of Titipu
An opera in two acts by W.S. GILBERT and ARTHUR SULLIVAN starring
William Conrad , Clive Revill Kate Flowers , Anne Collins with the Ambrosian Opera Chorus and the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Faris
The Emperor of Japan, the Mikado, wants an execution and Ko-Ko, the Lord High
Executioner, is desperate for a victim. He agrees that his fiancee, Yum-Yum, can marry her true love, Nanki-Poo, if in return Nanki-Poo agrees to be executed after one month, leaving Ko-Ko to reclaim Yum-Yum....


Unknown: W.S. Gilbert
Unknown: Arthur Sullivan
Unknown: William Conrad
Unknown: Clive Revill
Unknown: Kate Flowers
Unknown: Anne Collins
Conducted By: Alexander Faris
Directed By: Rodney Greenberg
Produced By: Judith de Paul
Produced By: A Brent Walker
Mikado: William Conrad
Ko-Ko: Clive Revill
Pooh-Bah: Stafford Dean
Nanki-Poo: John Stewart
Yum-Yum: Kate Flowers
Katisha: Anne Collins
Pish-Tush: Gordon Sandison
Peep-Bo: Fiona Dobie
Pitti-Sing: Cynthia Buchan

: Cartoon Two

The Boy and the Snow Goose

: Footsteps in the Fog

Stewart Granger Jean Simmons
The plans of wife-murderer
Stephen Lowry go badly wrong when he attempts to rid himself of a young servant girl who is blackmailing him. This Victorian thriller is sumptuously dressed and photographed and makes fine use of its atmospheric period setting to tell its story of deceit and murder.
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Stewart Granger
Unknown: Jean Simmons
Unknown: Stephen Lowry
Unknown: Dorothy Reid
Unknown: Lenore Coffee
Directed By: Arthur Lubin
Produced By: Maxwell Setton
Stephen Lowry: Stewart Granger
Lily Watkins: Jean Simmons
David MacDonald: Bill Travers
Alfred Travers: Ronald Squire
Insp Peters: Finlay Currie
Elizabeth Travers: Belinda Lee
Herbert: William Hartnell
Matthew: Barry Keegan
Mrs Park: Marjorie Rhodes
Brasher: Peter Bull

: The Money Programme

Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton present Britain's most popular financial programme. With PAUL BURDEN
MARK ROGERSON and FRANCINE STOCK reporting from home and abroad.
The Giving Business
From a new roof for the scout hut to the odd million for International AIDS Week, Val discovers the secrets of squeezing money out of a reluctant public.


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Producer: John Williams
Editor: Jonathan Crane

: On the House

Hammer glamour with Pattie Coldwell and the DIY team.
Harry Greene lends a guiding hand to a viewer with an unsuspected case of wet rot and returns to home base to demonstrate the expert approach to wallpapering.
Rick Ball makes an ingenious low-cost table which introduces basic marquetry skills and Gilly Love goes upstairs to reveal her designer tips for the bedroom. Director JULIA SIMKIN
Series producer STEPHANIE SILK BBC Pebble Mill
Book, £4.95 from booksellers


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Harry Greene
Unknown: Rick Ball
Unknown: Gilly Love
Director: Julia Simkin
Producer: Andrew Meikle
Producer: Stephanie Silk

: Opera Workshop

with the English National Opera Don Carlos
The English National Opera has won particular praise for its productions of Verdi, especially their striking Mafia-style Rigoletto.
Mark Elder , the company's Director of Music, has been acclaimed for his conducting of Rigoletto, Otello and most recently Don Carlos , the subject tonight.
In the second of three workshops, Elder and David Pountney , the ENO Director of Productions, explore the dramatic confrontation between King Philip of Spain and the revolutionary nobleman Rodrigo Marquis of Posa, where emotional conflict and political expediency are fused in one of Verdi's most gripping duets. With Henry Newman John Tomlinson
Executive producer DENNIS MARKS Director KEITH CHEETHAM


Unknown: Don Carlos
Unknown: Mark Elder
Unknown: Don Carlos
Unknown: David Pountney
Unknown: Rodrigo Marquis
Director: Keith Cheetham

: Easter on Two

Music by Stainer, Wagner and Faure, a major biography of Evelyn Waugh and a film about an English pilgrimage are previewed tonight.


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

: Did You See...?

Ludovic Kennedy presents his selection of the week's television and, with his studio guests, reviews: Foreign Bodies (BBC2)
The Sword of Islam (Granada) Horses (Channel Four)
And a special report looks at Britain's new generation of TV evangelists making plans to use broadcast and satellite technology.
(Edited version tomorrow at 5.30pm)


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Producer: Charles Miller

: Golf: The Masters

live from
Augusta National Golf Club
The 18th hole at Augusta will haunt GREG NORMAN for ever. His wayward second shot last year cost him the most coveted title in golf.
The Masters Green Coat awaits the man whose nerve can sustain him through the toughest test of a golfer's courage on Augusta's lightning-fast greens, and over the watery graves that consume anything but the perfect shot. JACK NICKLAUS is the defending champion, but for once the odds could be on a non-American victory.
Introduced by STEVE RIDER
Television presentation CBS BBC producers


Unknown: Greg Norman
Unknown: Jack Nicklaus
Introduced By: Steve Rider
Commentators: Peter Alliss
Commentators: Tony Jacklin
Unknown: John Shrewsbury
Unknown: Fred Viner

: Grand Prix

Brazilian Grand Prix
After months of mid-winter testing the heat will really be on as the leading contenders line up for the opening race of the 1987 season. The sweltering conditions will put driver fitness at a premium.
Just two drivers have been on the winner's podium in the last five years - Brazil's own Nelson Piquet in 1983 and last year's victor and reigning World Champion,
Alain Prost in 1982, 1984, 1985. Britain's Nigel Mansell will be looking for a winning start to this season after coming so close last year, and Ayrton Senna, in the new Lotus, will be looking for his first win in his home Grand Prix.
Television presentation: TV Globo, Brazil
Producer: Charles Balchin
(San Marino Grand Prix: 3 May)
0 FEATURE: page 98 and WALLCHART OFFER: page 100


Commentator: Murray Walker
Commentator: James Hunt
Producer: Charles Balchin

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