11.25 Woman and Sport
Building on Dreams
12.40pm Mental Handicap: Gwen - A Working Life
1.05 Changing Countryside: The Coast
Presented by Valerie Vaz and Samantha Meah
The magazine bringing both current affairs and entertainment from the Asian world.
Producer NARINDER MINHAS
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR Executive producer JOHN WILCOX
Rex Harrison Linda Darnell
In 1862, Anna Owens , a widowed
Englishwoman, arrives in Bangkok to take up the position of governess to the wives and children of King
Mongkut of Siam. She finds a very alien society and a monarch trying desperately to bring his people into the modern world.
Screenplay by TALBOT JENNINGS and SALLY BENSON Based on the biography by MARGARET LANDON
Produced by LOUIS D. LIGHTON Directed by JOHN CROMWELL
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Jodrell - The Listening Bank Patrick Moore talks about the work at Jodrell Bank, with Bernard Lovell and the present director, the Astronomer Royal, Professor Francis Graham Smith. Film editor PAT O’GRADY
Producer PIETER MORPURGO
Newsletter No 27 is now available Send sae to: [address removed]
The Rothmans Grand Prix The Semi-finals
The semi-finals are each the best of 17 frames; seven to be played this afternoon, with matches played to a finish this evening. Just who will be there to contest them is now a matter of pure guesswork.
Introduced by DAVID VINE Television presentation
MIKE ADLEY. PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH PHILLIPS
Executive producer LAN EDWARDS BBC North West
Canberra World Bridge Tournament
Presented by Clare Harrison As the Canberra cruises the Norwegian fjords four world-class bridge players compete for a cash prize and a top international trophy.
Over the next 13 programmes ZIA MAHMOOD, from Pakistan, defends his title against some formidable challengers:
TONY FORRESTER from Britain, SAMI KEHELA from Canada and PER-OLOF SUNDELIN from Sweden. Bridge expert JEREMY FLINT is the commentator, providing in-depth analysis of selected hands. In addition,
Zia Mahmood offers computer enthusiasts a chance to win themselves a fortune! And each week Jeremy Flint poses a bridge problem for you to solve at home. Problem 1
This week's problem is a defensive one. The bidding, love all, has been:
As East your lead of the Ace of Diamonds produces the following dummy:
Your partner plays the Queen of Diamonds. The question is what do you do now?
Jeremy Flint 's answer is in next week's programme. Director LINDA MCCARTHY Producer DAVID MITCHELL BBCElstree
with Debbie Thrower
Moira Stuart reviews news with subtitles; Weather
Presented by Susan Hicks
Nothing in fish cuisine offers so much variety as shellfish - from tiny shrimps, through crabs and prawns to the luxurious lobster. This group includes the molluscs, too, and this week you can join
Susan as she makes stir-fried squid, and watch
Valentina Harris make a tasty Zuppa di Vongole from baby clams. Series producer RON BLOOMFLELD Produced by ANNE O'DWYER
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A series of five programmes The New York City Ballet in JEROME ROBBINS 'S
In Memory of Music: Violin Concerto by Alban Berg with SUZANNE FARRELL , ADAM LÜDERS and ALEXANDRE PROIA The death of a girl, her agony, her passage into grace: taking the starting point and inspiration of Alban Berg's Violin
Concerto, Jerome Robbins has created a ballet to go beyond the limits of one single death into a memorial for all friends and loved-ones who have died. Creator of over 70 dance pieces - including the famous West
Side Story - Jerome Robbins is one of the greatest American-born choreographers working in the field of ballet. In a rare interview, he talks to a New York friend, art critic and lecturer, Rosamond Bernier, about the art of choreography and the making of In Memory of. Introduced by Robert Cohan Dance directed by EMILE ARDOLINO
Presented for BBCtv by COLIN NEARS
by OLIVIA MANNING
Screenplay in eleven parts by ALAN PLATER
2: January 1940. Bucharest is rife with rumour. Guy, gregarious as ever, is at the centre of the city's intellectual life. Harriet is beginning to wonder when he will find time for her.
Producer BETTY WILLINGALE Director JAMES CELLAN JONES
David Robinson , the film critic of the Times, opens a short season of controversial films reflecting the new mood in Soviet cinema.
A swimming herdsman in 1913, his son. who leads a mass swim in 1947, and the grandson making a film in 1980 are the three generations of a Georgian family in Irakli Kvirikadze's humorous allegory of life under three political regimes. The film ran into trouble with the authorities; it took
Gorbachev's policy of glasnost to allow the release of this uncensored version.
Written and directed by IRAKLI KVIRIKADZE
(A Soviet film with English subtitles) (First showing on British television. In colour, sepia and black and white) and at 11.05
Plumbum, or a Dangerous Game starring
Ace scholar Ruslan dreams of being a supercop, and infiltrates criminal gangs to betray them to the police. Under his codename, Plumbum (the Latin for lead), Ruslan pulls off some astounding coups: but his drive to clean up society knows no bounds.
This story of a teenage moral crusader, whose exemplary conduct is questioned is the most hotly disputed film in the Soviet Union.
Screenplay by ALEKSANDER MINDADZE
Directed by VADIM ABDRASHITOV
(A Soviet film with English subtitles) (First showing on British television) Television presentation by JUDY ALPE. GILLIAN GEERING , NICK JONES. DAVID THOMPSON
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