10.20 The Changing Countryside: Update
10.45 The Changing Countryside: Spoiling the View
11.10 Science Preparatory Maths: Numbers
11.25 Technology: Bridging the Gap
11.50 Open Lecture:
Professor Noam Chomsky
12.40pm Planning a Happy Birth
1.05 Countdown to the OU
Every four years the oldest of the Scottish clans, the Clan
Gunn, forms an international gathering in its founding town of Wick.
This gathering, held in 1985, was special in that the members - some of whom had travelled from America, Canada and Australia - would, for the first time in 150 years, choose a clan chief. This fascinating documentary looks at the process and the Gunn's 'sense of belonging'. Narrated by Gordon Jackson Produced and directed by GEORGE SHEPHERD
An ENTERTAINMENTS AND MEDIA DEVELOPMENTS production
Marlene Dietrich Arthur Kennedy Mel Ferrer
The first of two films starring the great Marlene Dietrich.
When a young girl is murdered, her cowboy fiance swears vengeance. But his only clue to the killer's identity is the mysterious word 'chuck-a-luck'.
Screenplay by DANIEL TARACASH based on a story by SILVIA RICHARDS Produced by HOWARD WELSCH Directed by fritz LANG and at 3.25
The Devil Is a Woman starring
Marlene Dietrich Cesar Romero Lionel Atwill
The last collaboration between Dietrich and her mentor Josef von
Sternberg, which she considered her favourite film. At a riotous carnival in a southern Spanish town,
Antonio is haunted by the face of a beautiful woman. He then learns that Concha Perez has already been the ruin of his best friend ...
Screenplay by JOHN DOS PASSOS based on the novel The Woman and the Puppet by PIERRE LOUYS Produced by ADOLPH ZUKOR
Directed by JOSEF VON STERNBERG
('The Film Club: Dietrich' tonight at
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The World Professional Championship
TONY GUBBA introduces highlights of the first session of the first round of the 1988 tournament direct from the Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green.
BOB ANDERSON, World No 1 from England, is on stage this afternoon to begin his bid to add the most coveted prize to his list of titles, the World Professional
Championship. The man who has the daunting task of stopping him today is a new name to the darts world, a 27-year-old postman from Holland, BERT VLAARDINGERBROEK , the first Dutch player to qualify since the competition began. The other two matches in this totally international session are between RUSSELL
STEWART (Australia) and JOHN DELEY (Belgium), with FRED MCMULLEN (Ireland) playing the No 1 from Finland, TAPANI uitos.
Each match is the best of five sets, with five legs per set. Executive producer IAN EDWARDS Television presentation
KEITH MACKENZIE , PETER HAYWARD Producer KEITH PHILLIPS
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Crystals and Lasers by Professor J.M. Thomas , FRS and Professor D. Phillips , PHD, FRSC The last of six lectures
Crystals, Lasers and the Human Body
An exploration of major advances in modern medicine, which depend on revolutionary new discoveries about crystals and the use of lasers.
Researcher JADZIA PLAMIENlA K Director SUSAN THORNE Producer MIKE YOUNG
Executive producer JOHN MANSFIELD
Canberra World Bridge Tournament
Presented by Clare Harrison In the Canberra's card room top players
TONY FORRESTER from Britain SAMI KEHELA from Canada
ZIA MAHMOOD from Pakistan P. 0. SUNDELIN from Sweden are competing for this year's rubber bridge trophy.
Commentator Jeremy Flint Problem 11: As East you deal vourself this attractive hand:
What do you bid? And if you decide to bid 1 club, what do you re-bid if your partner responds 1 diamond?
Jeremy Flint 's answer is in the next programme. Director LINDA MCCARTHY Producer DAVID MITCHELL BBCElstree
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with Philip Hayton
Richard Whitmore reviews the week, with subtitles. Followed by Weather
Fifty years ago, BELA BARTOK and his wife DITTA PASZTORY gave the first performance of his Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion in Budapest. Hungarian-born conductor
Sir Georg Solti , then 25 years old, turned the pages for Mrs Bartok as she played. Half a century later, in his first filmed performance as a pianist, Sir Georg, American virtuoso Murray Perahia and British percussionists Evelyn Glennie and David Corkhill produce a historic recording of this
20th-century masterwork at the Maltings Concert Hall near Aldeburgh.
The film observes the musicians at work during the marathon CBS recording sessions, interspersed with Sir Georg's reminiscences of his former teacher, and concludes with a performance of the complete work. Executive producers
ERIC ABRAHAM. DENIS MARKS Producer KATYA KRAUSOVA
Second of three films Slaves of Fashion with Napoleon has fallen, and David is in exile. His star pupil, Jean-Auguste Ingres, seems set to assume the role of first painter of France.
But he seems to be a man out of his time, and his career is marked by bitter conflicts. with the voices of IAN HOLM and MARTIN JARVIS
A triumph ... delightful, extremely funny TIME OUT Brilliant and unusual.... a rich string of images SUNDAY TIMES Film cameraman JOHN HOOPER Written and directed by LESLIE MEGAHEY (R)
Harry Kumel , Belgian director of Daughters of Darkness and Malpertuis, introduces two films by Josef von Sternberg.
Marlene Dietrich Victor McLaglen
Marlene Dietrich is X-27, a beautiful spy for the Austrian secret service, in this romantic thriller set in Vienna during the First World War. But her brilliant undercover career is endangered by the traitorous Lieutenant
Screenplay by DANIEL N. RUBIN based on the story X-27 by JOSEF VON STERNBERG
Directed by JOSEF VON STERNBERG and at 11.40
Blonde Venus starring
Marlene Dietrich Herbert Marshall Cary Grant
In this melodrama of love and jealousy, Dietrich gives a magnetic performance as Helen, a Berlin stage performer, who marries an American, Ned Faraday. Some years after, Ned discovers he has radium poisoning. Helen's search for sufficient money to pay for the treatment that will save his life leads her to the stage of a New York nightclub - and to the wealthy and attractive Nick Townsend.
Screenplay by JULES FURTHMAN and S. K. LAUREN based on a story by JOSEF VON STERNBERG
Produced and directed by JOSEF VON STERNBERG
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General von Hindau:
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