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: Open University

Preview 88
Today's sample programmes from the coming year's undergraduate calendar.
12.30 The Competitive Environment
Premier Percussion - survival in a competitive environment A family business, successful since the 1930s, foundered in the changed climate of the 1970s. A business consultant was called in, and the programme looks at the path he took to restore the company's fortunes.
12.55 Arts Foundation Course The Leathart Collection
James Leathart , a prosperous Newcastle industrialist, had a passion for collecting china and art works by the pre-Raphaelite brotherhood.
GILL PERRY investigates the career of this apparently typical new patron and collector of art in mid-Victorian Britain.
Producer TONY COE (R)


Producer: Roger Penfound
Unknown: James Leathart
Producer: Tony Coe

: Mop and Smiff

Written and presented by Mike Amatt
The Snow
BBC North West (R)


Presented By: Mike Amatt

: Charlie Chaplin

in A Woman

: News

Weather followed by See Hear

: The Clothes Show

Selina Scott , Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin launch the Clothes Show Model 88 competition. There's a look at what's next in mail order and John Inman and Cheryl Baker show off their panto frocks.
And on the bottom line - lean and leggy looks in lycra.


Unknown: Selina Scott
Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: John Inman
Unknown: Cheryl Baker

: Holiday Outings

North Yorkshire Moors
Kathy Tayler samples a cheap and cheerful holiday. Director ANNE MORRISON


Unknown: Kathy Tayler
Director: Anne Morrison
Producer: Patricia Houlihan

: News

Weather followed by Great Collectors
Four films about people with a passion to possess great art. Written and narrated by Harriet Crawley
2: Sir Alfred and Lady Beit On the walls of an 18th-century country house, below the Wicklow hills near
Dublin, hang some of the finest Old Master paintings in private hands. They include pictures by Rubens, Goya, Velazquez, Murillo, Frans Hals and Gainsborough. BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Harriet Crawley
Unknown: Frans Hals

: Catchword

ConTestaNts CreaTiNg daily lists of words from a given set of letters chosen at random - that's what
Catchword is about. Lovers of words have come from all over Britain to face presenter Paul Coia and Bryan the computer with his sets of letters. There are synonyms to seek, and quotes to complete.


Presenter: Paul Coia

: Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Crystals and Lasers by Professor J.M. Thomas , FRS A series of six lectures
2: The Architecture of CrystalsMinute beams of X-rays and electrons reveal the secrets of the ultra-microscopic world within crystals.


Unknown: Professor J.M. Thomas

: Rally in the Sky

From the Dales to
Flamborough Head
The second of two films in which award-winning cameraman Sid Perou follows a rally of microlight aircraft.
Narrated by Ken Cooper (BBC Leeds (R))


Unknown: Sid Perou
Unknown: Ken Cooper

: Children's Classics:Gulliver's Travels

Richard Harris
Gulliver becomes shipwrecked in the miniature Kingdom of Lilliput where the inhabitants are so tiny that to them he seems like an 80-foot giant. Helping to avoid a war between a neighbouring state Gulliver makes many friends and enemies in this full-length live action/animated film of JONATHAN SWIFT'S classic.
The first in a season of screen adaptations of famous children's stories.
Screenplay by DON BLACK
Directed by PETER HUNT
(First showing on British television)
0 FILMS: page 13


Unknown: Richard Harris
Play By: Don Black
Produced By: Raymond Leblanc
Produced By: Derek Horne
Directed By: Peter Hunt
Gulliver: Richard Harris
Girl: Catherine Schell
Father: Norman Shelley
Uncle: Meredith Edwards

: Schubert

Symphony No 10 (Realisation by BRIAN NEWBOULD ) The fourth of six programmes featuring some of Schubert's finest music performed by his most acclaimed interpreters.
Schubert was a sick man by the year of his death, yet in that last year, 1828, he still managed to complete an incredible number of masterpieces. He died at the tragically early age of 31, leaving sketches for a tenth symphony.
Jane Glover discusses with Brian Newbould , Professor of Music at the University of Hull, the work involved in realising these sketches.
The performance is given by the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields led by CHRISTOPHER WARREN-GREEN conducted by Neville Marriner
Recorded in St David 's Hall, Cardiff.


Unknown: Brian Newbould
Unknown: Jane Glover
Unknown: Brian Newbould
Unknown: Christopher Warren-Green
Conducted By: Neville Marriner
Unknown: St David

: City Lights

by BOB BLACK starring
The More Things Change
Since Chancer went to jail,
Willie has put writing behind him and opted for yuppie respectability.
Unfortunately, as Willie is preparing to move into his new pad, Chancer is preparing to move out of his cell.
Producer COLIN GILBERT BBC Scotland


Music By: David McNiven
Designer: Iain McDonald
Director: Ron Bain
Producer: Colin Gilbert
Willie Melvin: Gerard Kelly
Chancer: Andy Gray
Mum: Jan Wilson
Janice: Elaine Collins
Brian: Jonathan Watson
Mr McLelland: Dave Anderson
Tam: Iain McColl
Irene: Elaine C Smith
Bruno Moffat: Jake D'Arcy
Richard: John Hannibal
Alice: Julia Dow
Removal man: John Buick

: Food and Drink

Presented by Chris Kelly Michael Barry and Jill Goolden
Lasagne and spaghetti - that's all Italian food meant to 19-year-old catering student Denise Perkins.
Italian restaurateur and writer Antonio Carluccio is challenged to teach her about the real thing. They start by cooking a real risotto at a mountain farm in Piedmont. And there's a tasting of Italian reds to go with the risotto. If you choose to buy this week's recommendations you can taste them live with the experts next week.
Sir Clement Freud argues that an understanding of food is more crucial to our children than any of the three 'R's. Why then is Home Economics not in the core curriculum?
For factsheet send a cheque or postal order for 60p (payable to BSS) to:
[address removed]
0 RECIPE TIMES: page 85


Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden
Unknown: Denise Perkins.
Unknown: Antonio Carluccio
Unknown: Sir Clement Freud
Directors: Jeremy Mills
Directors: Stephen Lambert
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: Kramer vs Kramer

The Oscar-winning film starring
Dustin Hoffman Meryl Streep with Justin Henry
This hugely successful film stars
Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep in an intensely moving and often funny depiction of a contemporary relationship. Ted Kramer is consumed with his career. His wife, Joanna, left to raise their son, Billy, practically on her own, finds she can no longer live with the strain. She leaves Ted and he is forced to discover the hardship and joy of looking after Billy by himself. But 15 months later she returns, claiming custody of her child ...
Produced by STANLEY R. JAFFE Written and directed by ROBERT BENTON
0 FILMS: page 13


Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Unknown: Meryl Streep
Unknown: Justin Henry
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Unknown: Meryl Streep
Unknown: Ted Kramer
Produced By: Stanley R. Jaffe
Directed By: Robert Benton
Ted Kramer: Dustin Hoffman
Joanna Kramer: Meryl Streep
Margaret: Jane Alexander
Billy Kramer: Justin Henry
John: Howard Duff
Jim O'Connor: George Coe
Phyllis: Jobeth Williams
Gressen: Bill Moor
Judge Atkins: Howland Chamberlain
Spencer: Jack Ramage
Ackerman: Jess Osuna
Interviewer: Nicholas Hormann
Teacher: Ellen Parker
Ted's secretary: Shelby Brammer
Mrs Kline: Carol Nadell

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael with political and economic reports from Will Hutton and Nick Clarke and international reports by David Sells , Charles Wheeler Gavin Esler and Julian O'Halloran Assignment editors


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Adam Raphael
Unknown: Will Hutton
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran
Editors: Nick Guthrie.
Editors: Adrian Milne
Editor: Mike Robinson
Editor: John Morrison

: Weatherview

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