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: Open University

11.50 Open Forum: Preparing for Exams
12.15pm Caring for Older People: Work and Retirement
12.40 The Changing Countryside: Spoiling the View
1.05 The Changing Countryside: Rural Retreat

: Network East

Presented by Valerie Vaz and Samantha Meah
The magazine bringing both current affairs and entertainment from the Asian world. It's lively, fun and sometimes controversial. 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


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

: Saturday Cinema: Ziegfeld Girl

starring James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner
Every American chorus girl had one ambition in the heydays of vaudeville - to appear in one of the lavish New York follies staged by America's greatest showman, Florenz Ziegfeld.
This extravagant MGM film tells the story of three pretty girls on the threshold of such a success. And the heartbreaking backstage dramas that take place before one of them is to become a Ziegfeld Girl.
Produced by PANDRO S. BERMAN Directed by ROBERT z LEONARD
0 FILMS: page 28


Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Hedy Lamarr
Unknown: Lana Turner
Unknown: Florenz Ziegfeld.
Unknown: Ziegfeld Girl.
Unknown: Marguerite Roberts
Unknown: Sonya Levien
Produced By: Pandro S. Berman
Directed By: Robert Z Leonard
Gilbert Young: James Stewart
Susan Gallagher: Judy Garland
Sandra Kolter: Hedy Lamarr
Sheila Regan: Lana Turner
Frank Merten: Tony Martin
Jerry Regan: Jackie Cooper
Geoffrey Collis: Ian Hunter
'Pop' Gallagher: Charles Winninger
Noble sage: Edward Everett Horton
Franz Kolter: Phillip Dorn

: International Snooker

The Rothmans Grand Prix
Jimmy White v Tony Drago Martin Clark v Mick Fisher The tournament has reached the fourth-round stage and, over the next nine days, 32 players will be battling for a share of the E300,000 total prize money on offer. DAVID VINE introduces highlights of this afternoon's two nine-frame matches.
On one side of the dividing screen, defending champion JIMMY WHITE is engaged in a potentially spectacular clash with the exciting young
Maltese star TONY DRAGO. On the other, two comparative unknowns are seeking the limelight: MARTIN CLARK has already taken the notable scalp Of NEAL FOULDS , while his opponent MICK FISHER has defeated FRED DAVIS and EUGENE HUGHES in earlier rounds.
Commentators TED LOWE
JOHN VIRGO. EDDIE CHARLTON Television presentation
Executive producer IAN EDWARDS BBC North West


Unknown: Mick Fisher
Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Tony Drago.
Unknown: Martin Clark
Unknown: Neal Foulds
Unknown: Mick Fisher
Unknown: Eugene Hughes
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Unknown: Jack Karnehm.
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Summarisers John Spencer
Unknown: John Virgo.
Unknown: Mike Adley
Unknown: Peter Hayward
Producer: Keith Phillips

: World Cup Cricket

England v Sri Lanka from Peshawar, Pakistan TONY GUBBA introduces highlights plus news and results of all other matches in the fourth World Cup.


Introduces: Tony Gubba

: NewsView

Moira Stuart reads today's latest news and sport.
Christopher Morris reviews the week - with subtitles Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Christopher Morris

: The Fish Course

Presented by Susan Hicks Fish like herring and mackerel have a large amount of oil in their flesh, which makes them ideal for a picnic at an English country hotel or a barbecue in a surburban garden. And rollmops have been loved by everyone from Bismarck to Rabbi Blue. Produced by ANNE O'DWYER
Series producer RON BLOOMFIELD Book. £6.95, from booksellers
* RECIPE TIMES: page 101


Presented By: Susan Hicks
Produced By: Anne O'Dwyer

: Dance from America

A series of five programmes The Paul Taylor
Dance Company in Roses
Music: Wagner's Siegfried Idyll and Heinrich Baermann 's Adagio for clarinet and orchestra.
Last Look
Music: commissioned score by Donald York
The dream of a lost romantic love - and the nightmare of a world of degradation: two views of life from Paul Taylor , one of the most original and diverse talents in modern dance today. Both these works, the lyrical Roses and the frenetic Last Look, were created in the same year, 1985. Between their performance here, the programme visits Taylor at his weekend house by the sea on Long Island, where he escapes from the city and from dance to a life close to the natural world: one of the sources of his choreography. Introduced by Robert Cohan , former lead dancer with the Martha Graham Dance
Company and founder and Artistic Director of London
Contemporary Dance Theatre.
Dance directed for television by THOMAS GRIMM
Presented for BBCtv by COUN NEARS


Unknown: Paul Taylor
Unknown: Heinrich Baermann
Unknown: Donald York
Unknown: Paul Taylor
Introduced By: Robert Cohan
Television By: Thomas Grimm

: Fortunes of War

Screenplay in seven parts by ALAN PLATER
1: September 1939. War breaks out as newly-married Guy and Harriet Pringle set out on a journey across Europe and into the heart of the Balkans - to Romania, where an uneasy neutrality reigns.
Music composed and conducted by RICHARD HOLMES


Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Harriet Pringle
Conducted By: Richard Holmes
Producer: Betty Willingale
Director: James Cellan Jones
Guy Pringle: Kenneth Branagh
Harriet Pringle: Emma Thompson
Prince Yakimov: Ronald Pickup
Dobson: Charles Kay
Inchcape: James Villiers
McCann: Barry Jackson
Galpin: Desmond McNamara
Lawson: Richard Clifford
Ionescu: Nicholas Chagrin
Sophie Oresanu: Elena Secota
Despina: Magdalena Buznea
Prince Hadjimoscos: Vernon Dobtcheff
Horvath: Mischa De La Motte
Palu: Nicholas Amer
Bella Niculesco: Caroline Langrishe
Nikko Niculesco: Vladimir Mirodan
Dubedat: Mark Drewry
German refugee: Branko Miklavc
Immigration officer: Branko Grubar
Florica: Snezana Savic
Emmanuel Drucker: Relja Basic
Sasha Drucker: Harry Burton
Doamna Drucker: Andreja Saric
First sister-in-law: Vera Per
Second sister-in-law: Polona Vetrih
Uncle: Sreskco Ertavel
Hotel manager: Iain Rattray
Hotel clerk: Andri Vasilescu

: The Film Club

British film director Stephen Frears
(My Beautiful Laundrette) introduces two French murder mysteries
Garde A vue
(The Inquisitor) starring
Lino Ventura
Michel Serrault
On New Year's Eve, Jerome Martinaud wanders into a small town police station to answer a few routine questions about the murder of two little girls. Under interrogation, though, the witness to the crime becomes the chief suspect.
CLAUDE MILLER 'S gripping adaptation Of JOHN WAINWRIGHT 'S novel Brainwash won nine major
French awards including 'Best Actor' for Michel Serrault 's finely judged performance as the victim of the law.
(A French film with English subtitles) (First showing on British television) and at 11.35
Quai des Orfevres starring
Louis Jouvet
Suzy Delair
Singer Jenny Lamour is the light of her husband's life, but her coquetry puts a strain on their marriage. When a would-be benefactor is murdered, both Jenny and her husband claim alibis. The dogged Inspector Antoine has to unravel a tangle of lies and crossed motivations.
H.G. CLOUZOT'S psychological thriller sets the illusory glamour of vaudeville against the patient persistent methods of the inspector from the Quai des Orfèvres, France's Scotland Yard.
Screenplay by HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT. JEAN FERRY Directed by HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT (A French film with English subtitles)
(First showing on British television) Television presentation by JUDY ALPE . GILLIAN GEERING NICK JONES. DAVID THOMPSON
● FILMS: page 28


Director: Stephen Frears
Unknown: Lino Ventura
Unknown: Michel Serrault
Unknown: Jerome Martinaud
Unknown: Claude Miller
Unknown: John Wainwright
Unknown: Michel Serrault
Unknown: Claude Miller
Unknown: Jean Herman
Directed By: Claude Miller
Singer: Suzy Delair
Singer: Jenny Lamour
Unknown: Henri-Georges Clouzot.
Unknown: Jean Ferry
Directed By: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Presentation By: Judy Alpe
Presentation By: Gillian Geering
Presentation By: Nick Jones.
Presentation By: David Thompson
Insp Antoine Gallien: Lino Ventura
Jerome Martinaud: Michel Serrault
Insp Marcel Belmont: Guy Marchand
Chantal Martinaud: Romy Schneider
Adami: Pierre Maguelon
Divisional Commissioner: Jean-Claude Penchenat
Berthier's son: Mathieu Schiffman
Jean-Marie Jabelain: Michel Such
Camille: Elsa Lunghini
Insp Antoine: Louis Jouvet
Jenny: Suzy Delair
Maurice: Bernard Blier
Dora: Simone Renant
Brugnon: Charles Dullin
Chief Inspector: Rene Blancart

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