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: Open University

6.50 Montgeoffroy: Life in a Chateau
7.15 The Autistic Child
7.40 Nuclear Proliferation
8.05 Plastics Under Pressure
8.30 Maths: The Location Problem
8.55 Comparing Trades Unions
9.20 Kafka and His World
9.45 The Tempest, Act IV: Workshop
10.10 Conformation in Proteins
10.35 Mass Producing Fords
11.00 Ethnic Minorities: Punjab to Britain
11.25 In the Primordial Soup
11.50 Space and Time: Black Holes
12.15 Statistics: Experiments and Energy
12.40 The Primary Health Care Team
1.05 Genetics: A New Breed
1.30 Talking Turtle: Computers in the Classroom

: Network East

The magazine 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 modern. Producer NARINDER MINHAS
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR Executive producer JOHN WILCOX


Producer: John Wilcox

: No Limits

Tony Baker , Jenny Powell with Paul Little and Sarah and Angela Brown - the world's fastest rock show.
Associate producer JONATHAN KING Production PETER HAMILTON BBC North West


Unknown: Tony Baker
Unknown: Jenny Powell
Unknown: Paul Little
Unknown: Angela Brown
Unknown: Peter Hamilton

: The Sky at Night

The Hunt for Planet Ten
Is there a tenth planet? New evidence seems to indicate that there is in fact an extra member of the solar system. Patrick Moore discusses the whole problem.


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Three-Day Eventing

The Burghley Remy Martin Horse Trials from Stamford, Lincolnshire Live coverage of the climax to this afternoon's cross country phase.
Although the European
Championships were only last weekend, all the top riders are at Burghley including VIRGINIA LENG,
Introduced by HUGH THOMAS Commentator


Introduced By: Hugh Thomas
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Saturday Cinema: The Magnificent Ambersons

Joseph Cotten
Agnes Moorhead Orson Welles 's second masterwork is a vivid adaptation
Of BOOTH TARKTNGTON'S Story of the rise and fall of a great family which in turn mirrors the decadence and faded glory of a doomed America.
Mercury player Joseph Cotten whose autobiography is published this week, gives one of his finest performances.
Screenplay by ORSON WELLES Produced and directed by ORSON WELLES
0 FILMS: page 19


Unknown: Joseph Cotten
Unknown: Agnes Moorhead
Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Joseph Cotten
Play By: Orson Welles
Eugene Morgan: Joseph Cotten
Isabel: Dolores Costello
Lucy Morgan: Anne Baxter
George Amberson Minafer: Tim Holt
Fanny: Agnes Moorehead
Wilbur: Don Dillaway
Jack Amberson: Ray Collins
Maj Amberson: Richard Bennett

: NewsVlew

Latest news and sport; with subtitles.
Followed by Weather

: Last Night of the Proms

Live in stereo from the Royal Albert Hall , London, television and radio join to relay the colour and excitement of the world's most famous musical celebration, in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses
The Duke and Duchess of York. The emphasis on dance that has marked Proms 87 continues in both halves of tonight's concert, through the dynamic rhythms of Bernstein's West Side Story and Malcolm Arnold 's homage to the English country dance.
BBC Symphony Chorus director Gareth Morrell
BBC Symphony Orchestra led by BELA DEKANY with Kun Woo Paik (piano)
Felicity Palmer (mezzo) conducted by Mark Elder
Introduced by Richard Baker Part 1
Between music made famous largely through the cinema, a flamboyant concerto in the grand romantic manner. Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat
Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (Part 2 on BBC1 at 9. 00pm)
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.


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Director: Gareth Morrell
Unknown: Bela Dekany
Piano: Kun Woo Paik
Piano: Felicity Palmer
Conducted By: Mark Elder
Introduced By: Richard Baker

: International Golf

The Panasonic
European Open
Highlights of the third round from Walton Heath Golf Club, Surrey, where GREG NORMAN defends his title.


Unknown: Greg Norman

: The Film Club

Derek Malcolm introduces the new season beginning next Saturday including such directors as Visconti,
Bresson and Welles and stars like Marlene Dietrich and Jack Nicholson.


Introduces: Derek Malcolm
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: Jack Nicholson.

: International Tennis

The US Open Championships from Flushing Meadow, New York
Nearly$4 million in prize money available here and it's divided equally between the men and women. Tonight it's the Ladies' Final and if the seedings work out it will be STEFFI GRAF (1) V MARTINA
NAVRATILOVA (2). Martina in her 15th US Open is defending the title she won last year.
Commentators DAN MASKELL
GERALD WILLIAMS and ANN JONES Television presentation CBS


Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: Paul Hutchins
Commentators: Dan Maskell
Unknown: John Barrett.
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Ann Jones

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