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: Open University

6.50 Technology: Facts Are Not Enough
7.15 Evolution: Conquest of the Air
7.40 Freedom and Plenty
8.05 State and Society in 1984
8.55 Pure Maths: Maps
9.20 Multi-Cultural Education
9.45 State and Society: Chile
10.10 Arts: King Cotton's Palace
10.35 An Introduction to Economics
11.00 Open Forum: News- Views
11.25 The Planet Earth: A Scientific Model

: Horizon

Death of the Working Classes Producer HILARY HENSON


Producer: Hilary Henson
Editor: Robin Brightwell

: International Rugby Special

Introduced by Nigel Starmer-Smith with Chris Rea and Ian Robertson England v Wales
The Gas Challenge Scotland v France
The Royal Bank of Scotland International
England came very near to beating the French in their first match. They must take great heart against the Welsh who are out to prove that their third place in the World Cup was justified.
Scotland have a number of problems to solve after their defeat by Ireland and could find the power and flair of the French très formidable.
Commentators at Twickenham
Commentators at Murrayfield BILL MCLAREN
Series producer HUW JONES


Introduced By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Chris Rea
Unknown: Ian Robertson

: International Darts

Hayward Pickles British
International Championship Wales v Scotland
The opening match of this year's triangular tournament between England, Scotland and Wales, takes place at
Cardiff. Wales are at home to Scotland and their skipper this year is LEIGHTON REES. Scotland, who are just favourites for the match, are once again captained by PETER MASSON.
Introduced by DAVID ICKE Commentators
SID WADDELL , TONY GUBBA Television presentation


Unknown: Peter Masson.
Introduced By: David Icke
Unknown: Sid Waddell
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie
Unknown: Peter Hayward
Producer: Keith Phillips

: Crufts 88

The World of Dogs
From Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire
Angela Rippon looks ahead to next week's Crufts Dog Show. She meets the Marchioness of Tavistock and her Pekingese Bamboo.
There's a visit to Chris Amoo whose dog became last year's Crufts Supreme Champion, and an interview with George Baxter , owner of the runner-up - he only took up dog showing four years ago. There are dogs which help disabled people, a visit to the world's largest dog show, and Kennel Club vet Mike Stockman is on hand to see dogs working in water, and to look at some stunning show dogs.
Programme associate ROBERT KILLICK


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Chris Amoo
Unknown: George Baxter
Unknown: Mike Stockman

: Music in Camera

Despite the fact that it was written shortly before
Benjamin Britten 's death in 1975, his Third String Quartet is widely recognised as one of his greatest compositions. It is played by the Endellion Quartet.
Andrew Watkinson (violin) Ralph de Souza (violin) Garfield Jackson (viola) David Waterman (cello) Sound RON ALLAN
Series editor KEITH ALEXANDER BBC Scotland


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Violin: Andrew Watkinson
Violin: Ralph de Souza
Viola: Garfield Jackson
Cello: David Waterman
Unknown: Ron Allan
Unknown: Ron Irvine
Designer: Peter Deuling
Producer: Mike Newman
Editor: Keith Alexander

: Review

Pip Broughton reviews TENNESSEE WILLIAMS'S
Pulitzer Prize-winning play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof which opened this week at the National Theatre.
Why has this work by one of America's greatest playwrights gone unseen here since Peter Hall managed to thwart the Lord Chamberlain's ban in 1958? Lucian Freud 's retrospective exhibition caused wildly differing critical reactions when shown in Washington and Paris. William Feaver attends the installation of the 'greatest living realist artist's' work at London's Hayward Gallery.
Tony Rayns examines the steady rise in African cinema as MIKE RADFORD 'S White
Mischief opens, which deals with Britain's own colonial decadence. From
SOULEYMANE CISSE 's beautifully shot Brightness to MED HONDO'S epic story of the warrior queen Sarraounia, what vision of their continent are African film-makers presenting? Researcher ELLEN FRASER Director JAKE AUERBACH Producer ALEX MARENGO Editor JOHN ARCHER


Unknown: Pip Broughton
Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: Lucian Freud
Unknown: William Feaver
Unknown: Tony Rayns
Unknown: Mike Radford
Unknown: Souleymane Cisse
Unknown: Ellen Fraser
Director: Jake Auerbach
Editor: John Archer

: Ski Sunday

In a week from now the first medals of the XV Olympic
Winter Games from Calgary will have been decided, including the blue riband event, the Men's Downhill.
David Vine introduces some of the great Alpine and Nordic moments past and present, and talks to many of the racers about their hopes, their fears and the excitement that this two-week festival of sport will generate.


Introduces: David Vine

: Weather to Ski?

Michael Fish reports on the current ski-ing conditions in the major resorts of Austria, Andorra, France, Italy,
Switzerland and Scotland, and considers the prospects for the coming week.


Unknown: Michael Fish
Unknown: Shirley Edwards

: The Money Programme

with Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton Taming the Markets
This week in Washington, a galaxy of America's financial leaders have been telling the Senate Banking Committee why October's stock market crash happened and how to avoid another one.
FRANCINE STOCK reports on the hearings and on the rivalry between the New
York and Chicago markets. Plus BA Rattles Sabre
HENRY HARINGTON reports on the battle between British Airways and 'Sabre', American Airlines' computerised reservation system.


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Henry Harington
Unknown: Mltor Jonathan

: Eyes on the Prize

The story of America's civil rights years 1954-65 In six parts.
5: Mississippi - Is This America? (1963-64)
In 1964 blacks in Mississippi were encouraged to register to vote. Three of the civil rights activists were arrested. Within hours of their release, they were murdered. What had been hailed as 'freedom summer' turned into violent confrontation. On the political front black members of a new party decided to challenge the all-white delegation to the Democratic Convention.


Produced By: Orlando Bagwell

: Underground to Europe

It has begun. Finally, after more than a century of false starts, digging has started on the channel tunnel.
The biggest civil engineering project in Europe, it will cost £5 billion and take six years to build. Its 50km length will make it the longest undersea tunnel in the world. Its construction will test the ingenuity and the resilience of engineers and builders every yard of the way. When it is finished, it will change completely the way people in Britain live and travel.
Tonight's film reports on the start of the great adventure. Narrator Alan Dobie Producer PETER GILLBE
A JOHN GAU production for BBCtv (Postponed from 15 January)


Narrator: Alan Dobie
Producer: Peter Gillbe

: Did You See...?

Ludovic Kennedy is joined by his studio guests for a review of Screen Two: Stanley (BBC2) Scottish Eye (Channel 4) First Tuesday (ITV) Guests: Muriel Gray Charles Kennedy Mandy Merck and Jacquie Hughes watches the recording of a tv wrestling match in Burnley and talks to Big Daddy and Kent Walton about the fortunes of their flamboyant sport.
Film director KRISHNA GOVENDER Studio director ARCHIE BARON Producer Nicholas BARKER


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Muriel Gray
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Unknown: Mandy Merck
Unknown: Jacquie Hughes
Unknown: Kent Walton
Producer: Nicholas Barker

: Design Classics

Third of six films about some of the 20th century's most enduring designs. Levi's 501 Jeans
They were designed by a tailor in Reno, Nevada, for a customer who was a miner.
Levi-Strauss and Company patented them in 1873. They have powerful competitors in the jeans war, but the company spent millions persuading the world that their product is the authentic jean.
Narrated by Jancis Robinson with Peter Blake and Milton Glaser Executive producer CHRISTOPHER MARTIN
Producer MARK URBAN (R)


Unknown: Jancis Robinson
Unknown: Peter Blake
Unknown: Milton Glaser
Producer: Christopher Martin

: Screen Two: Border

Shaun Scott
Edita Brychta and Daniel Hill Screenplay by TIM ROSE PRICE from a story by JIRI STANISLAV with Catherine Schell
Bob Sherman , Norman Jones Cate Fowler
1952 - Czechoslovakia
For some, life under the post-war Stalinist regime is hardly worth living and although the escape route to the West is almost suicide, the rewards - prosperity, political freedom, even luxury - make it a risk worth taking. Prague
Work Camp and The Border
Film editor KATE EVANS
Directed by MISHA Williams
0 FEATURE: page 8 and FILMS:page 16


Unknown: Shaun Scott
Unknown: Edita Brychta
Unknown: Daniel Hill
Story By: Jiri Stanislav
Unknown: Catherine Schell
Unknown: Bob Sherman
Unknown: Norman Jones
Unknown: Cate Fowler
Editor: Kate Evans
Designer: Stuart Walker
Unknown: Photography Andrew Dunn.
Produced By: Terry Coles
Directed By: Misha Williams
Jan: Shaun Scott
Eva: Edita Brychta
Jiri: Daniel Hill
Hanna, Jan's sister: Cate Fowler
Hanna's husband: Andre Thornton-Grimes
Grandmother: Isolde Cazelet
House warden: Anne Haydn
Man from upper flat: Gordon Faith
Actress: Catherine Schell
Boyfriend: Christopher Hammond
Old lady in cafe: Hana-Maria Pravda
Companion in cafe: Sylva Langova
Waiter: Stefan Golebiowski
Man in cinema: Victor Gilling
Secret policeman: Tomas Luks
Priest: John Scarborough
Lodger: Roy Evans
Nurse: Dorota Puzio
Twins: Deborah Vale
Twins: Tessa Vale
Eva's admirer: Kenneth C. W. Coombs
Party rep: Peter Majer
Farmer: Alan Foss
Brigade leader: Brian Rawlinson
Lorry driver: Richard Ireson
Guide: Norman Jones
Dr Fiala: Hugh Dickson
Mrs Fialova: Lynn Farleigh
Marie: Nicola Wright
Father: Boris Isarov
Mother: Eva Carroll
Little boy: Derek Burgess
Baby: Jack Wormell
Slovak: Paul Humpoletz
US officer: Bob Sherman
US sergeant: Roy Pattison
GI: Ted Maynard
US reporter: William Roberts

: International Darts

Hayward Pickles British
International Championship Wales v Scotland
Introduced by DAVID ICKE


Introduced By: David Icke

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