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: Open University

Preview 88
12.30 Animal Physiology The Sunbaskers
Reptiles are by no means cold-blooded, despite an inability to generate heat themselves. Even in cold, northern latitudes, many can achieve a very high body temperature. Several techniques, including infra-red photography, are used to examine the thermal strategies of lizards from deserts and from temperate zones.
Producer AILEEN LLEWELLYN (R)
12.55 Introduction to
Information Technology
Banking, Money, and Machines How is technology affecting banking and finance? A look at a new concept in electronic high-street banking, and the impact of instant technology on the Foreign Exchange Market. Producer JACK LEATHEM

Contributors

Producer: Aileen Llewellyn
Producer: Jack Leathem

: The Adventures of Spot

A See-Saw programme by ERIC HILL
Spot Goes to the Circus Told by Paul Nicholas Animation by LEO BELTOFF Music by DUNCAN LAMONT Script editor DAVID MCKEE
Production CLIVE JUSTER (R) followed by Bric-a-Brac
A See-Saw programme with Brian Cant (R)

Contributors

Told By: Paul Nicholas
Music By: Duncan Lamont
Editor: David McKee
Unknown: Clive Juster

: Pioneers of Photography

Colour and the Camera
The last of eight programmes Soon the world will be color-mad, and Lumière will be responsible.
ALFRED STIEGLITZ : 1907
Narrated by Brian Coe (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Stieglitz
Unknown: Brian Coe

: News, Weather followed by Sport on Friday

Introduced by David Icke and featuring this afternoon: International
Show Jumping from the Grand Hall, Olympia
Top-class action mixed with fun and games from what has become a traditional festive occasion.
Ski-ing
The latest action in the World Cup series comes from Leukerbad in Switzerland where the women have gathered for races in their downhill and slalom
' championships.
Commentator
DAVID GOLDSTROM
Plus action from last weekend's motor-racing festival at Brands Hatch and a look at sport on BBCtv over Christmas.
Television presentation: Show jumping
JOHNNIE WATHERSTON WENDY SHEPPARD
Ski-ing SRG. SWITZERLAND Studio director VIVEN KENT Producer GRAHAM FRY including at
3.00 News and Weather

Contributors

Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Unknown: Wendy Sheppard

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: It's My Pleasure

Desmond Lynam talks to George Layton.

Contributors

Talks: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: George Layton.

: International Show Jumping

from the Grand Hall, Olympia Further coverage of all the different entertainments that are on offer at this show, plus the best of show jumping. Introduced by DAVID VINE

Contributors

Introduced By: David Vine

: Food and Drink

Christmas Special
Presented by Chris Kelly Michael Barry and Jill Goolden

Contributors

Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden

: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Professor Moriarty, arch-criminal and formidable adversary of Sherlock Holmes, is acquitted of murder after concocting a most ingenious alibi. The evil professor now boasts that he intends to perpetrate the crime of the century and with it the ruin of the world's greatest detective.
Screenplay by EDWIN BLUM and WILLIAM BLAKE based on the play Sherlock Holmes by WILLIAM GILLETTE
Directed by ALFRED WERKER
0 FILMS: page 26

Contributors

Play By: Edwin Blum
Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Directed By: Alfred Werker
Sherlock Holmes: Basil Rathbone
Dr Watson: Nigel Bruce
Ann Brandon: Ida Lupino
Jerrold Hunter: Alan Marshal
Billy: Terry Kilburn
Moriarty: George Zucco
Sir Ronald: Henry Stephenson
Inspector Bristol: E E Clive
Bassick: Arthur Hohl
Mrs Jameson: May Beatty
Lloyd Brandon: Peter Willes
Mrs Hudson: Mary Gordon

: Cartoon Two

Tango

: Just Another Day

with John Pitman Heathrow Heathrow is the world's busiest airport - 45,000 people work here and cater for 75,000 passengers a day. Up on the roof the plane-spotters are bugging the control tower for up-to-date information; and in Terminal 3, the photographers are snapping the stars. Today it's Shirley Bassey.
Series producer ANN PAUL
Director DESMOND LAPSLEY (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Shirley Bassey.
Producer: Ann Paul
Director: Desmond Lapsley

: The Friday Report

Open All Hours
Next year, pubs in England and Wales will be open 12 hours a day, six days a week. The government believes that the new law will lead to a more responsible attitude to drinking. But will it also lead to greater social problems? Guy Michelmore has been to Scotland and to
France to find out what more relaxed licensing laws might mean to people in the south east of England.
Producer TONY CHAPMAN Editor COLIN STANBRIDGE
(Regional programme - for variations see next column)

Contributors

Unknown: Guy Michelmore
Producer: Tony Chapman
Editor: Colin Stanbridge

: Out of Court

with David Jessel and Sue Cook
This Christmas, jingling bells are driving people crazy. Not the one-horse-open-sleigh variety, but security alarm bells. More and more premises are using them but, in allowing them, has the law dropped a clanger? The police say 98 per cent of ringing bells are false alarms.
Burglars and passers-by ignore them; sleepless residents are fuming.
Film reporter Ed Boyle
Studio director PIETER MORPURGO Producer ALAN BOOKBINDER

Contributors

Unknown: David Jessel
Unknown: Sue Cook
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: Victoria Wood - As Seen on TV Special

Anthropologist
Kerry Askham gave chimpanzee
Chester a typewriter and lots of paper. After three years he came up with an idea for a jeans commercial, a sonnet and a Victoria Wood Special. Sadly, after this programme was made, Chester contracted an infection and is now working for Channel 4. Starring
Victoria Wood with Julie Walters and Celia Imrie
Duncan Preston Susie Blake
Also KAY ADSHEAD
GEORGIA ALLEN
NICHOLAS BARNES
DAVID BEXON. JIM BROADBENT
BRYAN BURDON
GRAHAM CALLAN
CHRISTOPHER CONNAH
ROWENA COOPER
DEBORAH GRANT
MARY HAMMOND
PAUL HEINEY , KENNY IRELAND
MEG JOHNSON. SAM KELLY
TERENCE LONGDON
LILL ROUGHLEY , CHRIS SANDERS
SANDRA VOE , SUE WALLACE
IAN WALLACE , CLIVE WALTON and MAGGIE STEED
Written by VICTORIA WOOD
Musical director DAVID FIRMAN
Videotape editor MYKOLA PAWLUK Sound LAURIE TAYLOR Lighting FRED WRIGHT
Designer ANDREW HOWE-DAVIES Produced and directed by GEOFF POSNER
0 FEATURE: page 9

Contributors

Unknown: Kerry Askham
Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Celia Imrie
Unknown: Duncan Preston
Unknown: Susie Blake
Unknown: Nicholas Barnes
Unknown: David Bexon.
Unknown: Jim Broadbent
Unknown: Bryan Burdon
Unknown: Graham Callan
Unknown: Christopher Connah
Unknown: Rowena Cooper
Unknown: Deborah Grant
Unknown: Mary Hammond
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Meg Johnson.
Unknown: Sam Kelly
Unknown: Terence Longdon
Unknown: Lill Roughley
Unknown: Chris Sanders
Unknown: Sandra Voe
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Clive Walton
Written By: Victoria Wood
Director: David Firman
Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Directed By: Geoff Posner

: Arena

Of Cats and Mice
Art Spiegelman is one of America's leading comic-strip artists. Earlier this year he created a stir with Maus, a novel in strip form.
Maus tells of a young Jewish couple who are arrested and transported to Auschwitz - where Spiegelman's parents endured and survived the war. The Jews are depicted as mice and the SS guards as cats. The story is told by an elderly mouse to his young son who asks him about his life. The unlikely, perhaps provocative, form of the comic-strip has produced an extremely moving book which has had huge success on both sides of the Atlantic. Tonight's film follows
Spiegelman's journey with his wife and child to
Auschwitz for the first time. Director GEORG TROLLER Series editors
NIGEL FINCH , ANTHONY WALL
0 FEATURE: page 13

Contributors

Unknown: Nigel Finch

: Sharanskv

The Making of a Dissident Last of five programmes Natan now lives in Israel with Avital and his daughter, Rachel, and works to free other Soviet dissidents.
'The success of Gorbachev is not with western governments, but with the mass media who, for the first time, when they want to know about human rights in the Soviet Union, listen not to the dissidents who came from behind the Iron Curtain, but to the spokesmen of Gorbachev - and believe them.'

: Newsnight

with Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael

: Weather view

: La mort en ce jardin

(Evil Eden) starring
Georges Marchal Simone Signoret When Chark , a diamond smuggler, escapes from jail his unwilling companions are a prostitute, a compromised priest, a mute girl and her crazy father.
Screenplay by LUIS BUNUEL LUIS ALCORIZA and RAYMOND QUENEAU from the novel by JOSE ANDRE LACOUR
Produced by OSCAR DANCIGERS Directed by LUIS BUNUEL
(A French film with English subtitles) (First showing on British television)
0 FILMS: page 26

Contributors

Unknown: Georges Marchal
Unknown: Simone Signoret
Unknown: When Chark
Unknown: Luis Bunuel
Unknown: Luis Alcoriza
Unknown: Raymond Queneau
Unknown: Andre Lacour
Produced By: Oscar Dancigers
Directed By: Luis Bunuel
Chark: Georges Marchal
Djinn: Simone Signoret
Castin: Charles Vanel
Marie: Michèle Girardon
Fr Lizzardi: Michel Piccoli








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