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: Open University

6.50 The Art of Physick
7.15 Talking Turtle: Computers in the Classroom
8.05 Everyday Violence
8.30 Maths Across the Curriculum
8.55 Herod and Judaea
9.20 The View from Detroit
9.45 The Social Primate: Growing Up
10.10 Chemistry: Nitrogen Fixation
10.35 The Handicapped: Working Together
11.00 Ethnic Minorities: Punjab to Britain
11.25 ACommunity by Design?
11.50 Arts: Images of Protest
12.15 Modelling in Comfort
12.40 Man's Religious Quest: Pilgrimage
1.05 The Tennessee Evolution Trial
1.30 Modem Art: Greenberg on Criticism
1.55 Organics by the Ton

: Network East

Presented by Samantha Meah and Valerie Vaz
The magazine in English, bringing both current affairs and entertainment from the Asian world.
It's lively, fun and sometimes controversial, covering stories affecting Asians both here and abroad.
Entertainment ranges from music to dance, from film clips to star interviews, from the classic to the modem. Producer NARINDER MINHAS
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR Executive producer JOHN WILCOX


Presented By: Samantha Meah
Presented By: Valerie Vaz
Producer: John Wilcox

: Cricket

The NatWest Bank Trophy Final
Northamptonshire v Nottinghamshire at Lord's
Further coverage and the result.
Introduced by TONY LEWIS


Introduced By: Tony Lewis

: NewsView

Today's latest news and sport. Plus a review of the week in pictures - with subtitles. Weather

: The Amadeus Quartet: A Tribute

With the sad death of the viola player Peter Schidlof three weeks ago, one of the world's greatest string quartets has decided to disband, a few months short of its 40th anniversary.
The Amadeus String Quartet was formed by three refugee Austrian musicians, Norbert Brainin , Siegmund Nissel and Peter Schidlof , who had met in a British internment camp during the Second
World War, and were later joined by the English cellist Martin Lovett. They gave their debut concert in the Wigmore Hall in January 1948 and for the last four decades have established a reputation for excellence, particularly in the Viennese classics. Tonight, in tribute, BBC2 is repeating the last major interview they gave, to Bernard Levin in 1981, followed by a complete performance of one of the masterpieces of the classical quartet repertoire, Mozart's K465, known as The Dissonance.


Unknown: Peter Schidlof
Musicians: Norbert Brainin
Musicians: Peter Schidlof
Unknown: Martin Lovett.
Unknown: Bernard Levin
Unknown: Lewis Barrie Gavin.

: Cricket

The NatWest Bank Trophy Final
Northamptonshire v Nottinghamshire at Lord's
TONY LEWIS introduces highlights of today's match.
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD
Summarisers TED DEXTER


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Summarisers Ted Dexter
Unknown: Jack Bannister
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Movie Greats: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Starring Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara
Charles Laughton, leading a distinguished cast, gives one of his greatest performances as the grotesquely deformed outcast, Quasimodo - the bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral - who falls in love with the beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda. Laughton magnificently and movingly conveys Quasimodo's kindness and beauty of character and his superiority as a human being to the handsome worldlings of the court of Louis XI.
This was one of RKO's greatest successes and one of their most lavish and costly films. It is remarkable for the harsh portrayal of the cruelty and poverty of the period.
Screenplay by SONYA LEVIEN and BRUNO FRANK from the novel by VICTOR HUGO Produced by PANDRO s. BERMAN Directed by WILLIAM DIETERLE 0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Sonya Levien
Unknown: Bruno Frank
Novel By: Victor Hugo
Directed By: William Dieterle
Quasimodo: Charles Laughton
Frollo: Cedric Hardwicke
Clopin: Thomas Mitchell
Esmeralda: Maureen O'Hara
Gringoire: Edmond O'Brien
Phoebus: Alan Marshal
Archbishop: Walter Hampden
King Louis XI: Harry Davenport
Fleur's mother: Katharine Alexander
Procurator: George Zucco
Old nobleman: Fritz Leiber
Doctor: Etienne Girardot
Fleur: Helene Whitney
Queen of beggars: Minna Gombell
Olivier: Arthur Hohl
Beggar: George Tobias
Phillipo: Rod La Rocque
Court clerk: Spencer Charters

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