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: World Snooker

The World Professional Snooker Championship Round One
The 1987 Championship is the 60th anniversary of this prestigious event.
This morning the first two matches get under way. They are between the reigning
World Champion Joe Johnson who is seeded 1 for the championship and Eugene Hughes. On the other side of the dividing wall it's Steve Davis , three-times World Champion and seeded 2, against Warren King.
Introduced by DAVID VINE
0 SUPPLEMENT: page 9


Unknown: Joe Johnson
Unknown: Eugene Hughes.
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Warren King.
Introduced By: David Vine

: Saturday Cinema 1: The Great American Broadcast

starring Alice Faye
Jack Oakie , John Payne This musical drama is set in the early days of sound broadcasting. Songs, romance and comedy from
Jack Oakie are combined in this engaging story of three struggling performers trying to make a success in radio.
Directed by ARCHIE MAYO
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Alice Faye
Unknown: Jack Oakie
Unknown: John Payne
Unknown: Jack Oakie
Unknown: Don Ettlinger
Unknown: Edwin Blum.
Unknown: Robert Ellis
Unknown: Helen Logan
Directed By: Archie Mayo
Vicki Adams: Alice Faye
Chuck Hadley: Jack Oakie
Rix Martin: John Payne
Bruce: Cesar Romero

: Chess Classic

Short v Kasparov
The OHRA Tournament in Brussels is the first tournament that
Garry Kasparov has entered for three years, and already he's far ahead of the field. But he hasn't yet encountered Britain's Nigel Short. With Jeremy James and Bill Hartston
Videotape editor JOHN PAROUSSI Producer WENDY STURGESS


Unknown: Garry Kasparov
Unknown: Nigel Short.
Unknown: Jeremy James
Unknown: Bill Hartston
Editor: John Paroussi
Producer: Wendy Sturgess

: Saturday Cinema 2: The Nun's Story

Audrey Hepburn with Peter Finch
Edith Evans
Peggy Ashcroft
A young Belgian girl. Gabrielle, enters a convent and is given the name Sister Luke. She finds her period of training increasingly difficult, for her intelligence and independent spirit make the principle of obedience particularly hard to observe.
Sister Luke....AUDREY HEPBURN Dr Fortunati..........PETER FINCH Mother Emmanuel
Mother Mathilde
Dr Van Der Mal. ..DEAN JAGGER Screenplay by ROBERT ANDERSON Produced by HENRY BLANKE Directed by FRED ZINNEMANN
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Audrey Hepburn
Unknown: Peter Finch
Unknown: Edith Evans
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: Sister Luke.
Unknown: Audrey Hepburn
Unknown: Peter Finch
Unknown: Mother Emmanuel
Unknown: Edith Evans
Unknown: Mother Mathilde
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: Dr van Der Mal.
Unknown: Robert Anderson
Produced By: Henry Blanke
Directed By: Fred Zinnemann

: World Snooker

The World Professional Snooker Championship Round One
This afternoon's matches are between Rex Williams
(seeded 16) and Murdo Macleod , and on the other table Ray Reardon (seeded 15) and Barry West.
Introduced by DAVID VINE


Unknown: Murdo MacLeod
Unknown: Ray Reardon
Unknown: Barry West.
Introduced By: David Vine

: As I Remember

Lady Asquith in conversation with Kenneth Harris
'When we arrived at Downing Street there was only one bath in the house and that was in my father's bedroom. And there wasn't a single bookshelf in the house. Had no Prime Minister ever washed or read, I wondered?' Still perhaps better remembered as Lady Violet Bonham-Carter , Lady Asquith died 18 years ago in 1969. In this programme made in 1967, she recalls Gladstone, her father, Lloyd George and Winston Churchill.


Unknown: Kenneth Harris
Unknown: Lady Violet Bonham-Carter
Unknown: Lloyd George
Unknown: Winston Churchill.
Produced By: Margaret Douglas

: When in Spain

The first of five programmes with Andrew Sachs and his guide from Barcelona, Manuel Tossa de Mar
Andrew arrives at a resort on the Costa Brava, gets a surprise at his hotel reception desk, has a disaster ordering a beer, but triumphs in the tourist office, doesn't get the girl on the beach, but discovers an underwater paradise.
Film cameraman DAVID SWAN Sound recordist PETER HOBBS Producer BERNARD ADAMS (e)
(Complimentary radio programme. tomorrow Radio 4 VHFIFM, 5.30pm) o INFO: page 91


Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: David Swan
Unknown: Peter Hobbs
Producer: Bernard Adams

: NewsView

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


Unknown: Debbie Thrower
Unknown: Moira Stuart

: World Snooker

The World Professional Snooker Championship Round One
The two matches that started this morning are concluded tonight. They are between Joe Johnson and Eugene Hughes , and on the other table Steve Davis against Warren King.
Introduced by DAVID VINE


Unknown: Joe Johnson
Unknown: Eugene Hughes
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Warren King.
Introduced By: David Vine

: The Waugh Trilogy

An Arena special
Bright Young Thing
Twenty-one years after his death Evelyn Waugh looms larger than ever over the English literary scene. In the course of three programmes Arena uses the testimony of his friends and foes to explore the man and his work. The first programme covers the period of his early life and his arrival in his 20s on the literary horizon with the publication of Decline and Fall and Vile Bodies. Among those appearing are the dedicatees of his first two novels, Sir
Harold Acton and Lady Diana Mosley , and fellow writers Anthony Powell ,
Peter QuenneU and Graham Greene. Written and narrated by Nicholas Shakespeare
Readings by Nigel Hawthorne (Part 2 tomorrow at 8.45 pm) 9 FEATURE: page 98


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Harold Acton
Unknown: Lady Diana Mosley
Unknown: Anthony Powell
Unknown: Peter Quenneu
Unknown: Graham Greene.
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne

: World Snooker

The World Professional Snooker Championship Round One
DAVID VINE introduces further coverage.

: A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery: Have His Carcase

Dramatised in four parts by ROSEMARY ANNE SISSON starring and with Richard Morant and Rowena Cooper
1: Harriet Vane goes on a walking tour in the West
Country, only to stumble on a corpse.
Music composed and arranged by JOSEPH HOROVITZ


Unknown: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Unknown: Richard Morant
Unknown: Rowena Cooper
Unknown: Harriet Vane
Arranged By: Joseph Horovitz
Producer: Michael Chapman
Director: Christopher Hodson
Lord Peter Wimsey: Edward Petherbridge
Harriet Vane: Harriet Walter

: Faure Requiem

with the Choir of King's
College Cambridge and the English Chamber Orchestra leader JOSÉ-LUIS GARCIA
Tonight's Close Harmony comes from the chapel of King's College, Cambridge.
The Saturday before Easter is a day of mourning, but tempered with the hope of life to come. The music reflects this theme in two major works: the psalm 'Miserere mei, Deus', in the setting by GREGORIO ALLEGRI, and the Requiem by GABRIEL faure. This is the first television performance of Faure
Requiem in the edition by JOHN RUTTER which re-creates the sound Faure intended for his own church in Paris.
Barry Rose introduces the programme, and in the interval Stephen Cleobury , Director of Music at King's, reveals the training that's required to maintain the King's sound.
Sound GRAHAM HA1NES Lighting PETER WEBB Executive producer STEPHEN WHITTLE


Unknown: Luis Garcia
Unknown: John Rutter
Unknown: Stephen Cleobury
Soloists: Stephen Varcoe
Organists: Stephen Layton
Producer: Stephen Whittle
Producer: David Kremer

: World Snooker

The Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship: Round One
DAVID VINE introduces further coverage and results.
Television presentation MIKE ADLEY. PETER HAYWARD
Executive producer NICK HUNTER


Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm.
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Jim Meadowcroft
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: Mike Adley.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie
Producer: Nick Hunter

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