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: Open University

6.50 Technology: A Milk Run
7.15 Statistics: Regression
7.40 The Marriage of Figaro
8.5 Social Impact of Industrialisation
8.30 Physics: Gaseous Diffusion
8.55 Pure Maths: In Perspective
9.20 Victorians and the Art of the Past
9.45 Conflict 2: The Steel Strike
10.10 Adult Literacy: Cape Verde
10.35 Maths: Scalings and Powers
11.0 The Kenyan Small Farmer
11.25 Falling Leaves and Beating Hearts
11.50 Maths: Differential Equations
12.15 Biology: Osmoregulation
12.40 Where has all the Granite Gone?
1.5 Education: A Policeman's Lot
1.30 Carbonyl Chemistry

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam
1.55 Motor Racing
4.30 Cricket; 6.30 Golf
Motor Racing
Shell Oils British Grand Prix The only thing going for
Ferrari at Silverstone is likely to be oodles of nostalgia from the Silverstone types. In the 50s it was Gonzalez, Ascari, Fangio and Collins, since then zippo. Over to you signores Alboreto and Berger. Blast off at 2.30, MURRAY and JAMES reporting.
Refuge Assurance League
Hampshire v Worcestershire Ian Botham and Graham Hick face Malcolm Marshall and Cardigan Connor.
Commentator PETER WALKER
Lee Trevino allegedly remarked in 1972 that God must have been a Mexican when he beat off
Tony Jacklin. BRUCE CRITCHLEY looks back with TONY and LEE and previews the 1987 Open at Muirfield.
Television presentation: Motor Racing


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Graham Hick
Unknown: Malcolm Marshall
Commentator: Peter Walker
Unknown: Lee Trevino
Unknown: Tony Jacklin.
Unknown: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Campbell Ferguson
Editor: Brian Barwick

: It's Garry Shandling's Show

Starring Garry Shandling Grant Gets Broken
When the question of chest hairs puts a marriage at risk it's time for a weekend away - but can Pete and Jackie trust Garry to look after their son?


Unknown: Garry Shandling
Written By: Alan Zweibel.
Written By: Garry Shandling
Directed By: Alan Rafkin
Nancy: Molly Cheek
Pete: Mlchael Tucci
Jackie: Bernadette Birkett
Grant: Scott Nemes

: Favourite Things

Germaine Greer in conversation with Russell Harty
The brilliant and controversial writer and critic tells Russell about her favourite clothes, animals, plants and pleasures. She talks about the author she most admires, shows off a precious machine, prepares a favourite meal and gives a surprisingly domestic glimpse of her life away from the demands of celebrity. Producer MICHAEL KERR


Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Russell Harty
Producer: Michael Kerr

: The Gershwin Years

The first of two programmes in celebration of the many-sided genius of George Gershwin , who died 50 years ago yesterday. 1: From Tin Pan Alley to Carnegie Hall starring, in alphabetical order: Leonard Bernstein
Gregg Burge , The Copasetics Peter Donohoe , Madeline Kahn Nigel Kennedy , Larry Kert Cleo Laine , The Manhattan Rhythm Kings
Maureen McGovern
Julia Migenes , Erie Mills and Bobby Short
This journey through
Gershwin's creative life is narrated and conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas , one of the world's foremost Gershwin intarpreters. The music includes Gershwin's earliest pianola-roll, a rag called
'Rialto ripples', and his first published song, 'If you want 'em you can't get 'em'. Other highlights: 'Rhapsody in blue' - in the Paul Whiteman jazz version with soloist Michael Tilson Thomas , 'Naughty baby', Preludes, 'The man I love', the Finale of the Concerto in F with soloist Peter Donohoe , 'How long has this been going on?', 'But not for me', 'Someone to watch over me' and 'The king of swing'. With the Orchestra of St Luke's, The Manhattan Rhythm Kings,
London Symphony Orchestra led by MICHAEL DAVIS
A co-production with Channel 13/WNET New York
Given at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
Produced by ARTHUR WHITELAW with choreography and stage direction by PATRICIA BIRCH and designs by EDUARDO SICANGCO Studio designer DEREK DODD Associate producer JOHN WALKER Producers


Unknown: George Gershwin
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Gregg Burge
Unknown: Copasetics Peter Donohoe
Unknown: Madeline Kahn
Unknown: Nigel Kennedy
Unknown: Larry Kert
Unknown: Cleo Laine
Unknown: Maureen McGovern
Unknown: Julia Migenes
Unknown: Erie Mills
Unknown: Bobby Short
Conducted By: Michael Tilson Thomas
Unknown: Paul Whiteman
Soloist: Michael Tilson Thomas
Soloist: Peter Donohoe
Unknown: Michael Davis
Produced By: Arthur Whitelaw
Unknown: Patricia Birch
Unknown: Eduardo Sicangco
Designer: Derek Dodd
Producer: John Walker
Unknown: David Horn.
Director: Humphrey Burton

: Jeff Bridges stars in Stay Hungry

Continuing a season of films starring the versatile American actor. Tonight also with Sally Field and Arnold Schwarzenegger Despite money, a family mansion and connections with the smart set of Birmingham, Alabama, Craig Blake is not satisfied with his life. But during a property deal he buys a gymnasium, only to find it being used by a group of bodybuilders preparing for a Mr Universe contest. Craig becomes intrigued with the whole idea and is introduced to a lifestyle radically different to his own, but his involvement brings new problems....
This witty film is also notable for introducing
Arnold Schwarzenegger to a wide audience.
Based on the novel by CHARLES GAINES
Directed by BOB RAFELSON
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Sally Field
Unknown: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Unknown: Craig Blake
Unknown: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Unknown: Charles Gaines
Unknown: Bob Rafelson
Novel By: Charles Gaines
Produced By: Harold Schneider
Produced By: Bob Rafelson
Directed By: Bob Rafelson
Craig Blake: Jeff Bridges
Mary: Sally Field
Joe: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Thor R-: G Armstrong
Franklin: Robert Englund
Anita: Helena Kallianiotes
Newton: Robert E Mosley
Craig's uncle: Woodrow Parfrey
William: Scatman Crothers
Dorothy: Kathleen Miller
Amy Walterson: Fannie Flagg

: Grand Prix - The 1987 Formula One World Championship British Grand Prix

Back at Silverstone this year, this is one of the quickest circuits on the Grand Prix tour. Britain's Nigel Mansell needs to win to keep the pressure on Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost. It was Prost who won the race when it was last held here in 1985 - a whole lap ahead of the rest of the field.
Changes to the circuit mean that the renowned Woodcote Comer has had the chicane removed and a tight left-right turn added - but they'll still be going pretty quickly and there's plenty of high-speed action expected.
(German Grand Prix: 26 July)


Driver: Nigel Mansell
Driver: Ayrton Senna
Driver: Alain Prost
Commentator: Murray Walker
Commentator: James Hunt
TV presentation: Keith Mackenzie
Producer: Jim Reside
Producer: Charles Balchin

: 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

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