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: Open University

6.50 Freedom and Plenty
7.15 Who Needs Maths?
7.40 Psychology: It's a Matter of Opinion
8.05 Women Speaking: Part 1
8.30 Evolution: Adaptive Radiation
8.55 Economics: Aggregate Demand and Supply
9.20 Public Order Law Reviewed
9.45 Biology, Brain and Behaviour
10.10 Mansfield Park: Improvement
10.35 A Renaissance Church in Rome
11.00 Ethnic Minorities: To Bedford from Busso
11.25 Volunteering and Social Action
11.50 Genetics: Patterns of Inheritance
12.15 Statistics: Fitting the Pattern
12.40 Engineering Product Design: Take a Seat
1.05 Complex Analysis: Introduction
1.30 Modern Art: Courbet
1.55 From Petroleum to Polyethylene
2.20 Women and Sport

: Network East

presents Nusrat Fateh All Khan in concert. The King of Qawwali is making a rare appearance in the UK, and Network East is devoting the whole programme to him. Born in Faisalabad,
Pakistan, Nusrat Fateh Ali
Khan comes from a family of noted Qawwalis.
Harmoniums supply the basic riffs, tablas and hand-clapping the cross-rhythms - a sort of a cappella Persian jazz with improvised poetry.
Breathtaking, and one of the most wonderful sounds I've heard tn my life
Director VIV ELLIS
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR


Unknown: Nusrat Fateh All
Unknown: Nusrat Fateh Ali
Director: Viv Ellis
Producer: John Wilcox

: Antiques Roadshow

Hugh Scully from Cardiff BBC Bristol


Unknown: Hugh Scully

: Espana Viva

Spanish for beginners in the llth of 15 programmes with Yolanda Vazquez


Unknown: Yolanda Vazquez

: The Week in the Lords

Christopher Jones reports on the week's proceedings in the House of Lords and questions Government ministers and Opposition peers.


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Editor: Karolyn Shindler

: Olvmoic Grandstand

The XV Olympic Winter Games Bobsleigh
Live coverage from Canada
Olympic Park of the first two runs in the two-man event. Defending champion is the East German WOLFGANG HOPPE , who, With fellow army sergeant
DIETMAR SCHAUERHAMMER , went home from Sarajevo with two golds each. Watch for a strong British showing from another army pair,
CORPORAL MARK TOUT and his partner
The first run of the women's slalom, in the event which combines both slalom and downhill times. You can see the second run, which will decide the gold medal, later tonight. Commentator
Plus a round-up of all today's news from Calgary, including the start of the punishing 20 kilometre biathlon.
0 FEATURE: page 101


Unknown: Wolfgang Hoppe
Unknown: Dietmar Schauerhammer
Unknown: Guardsman Dave Armstrong
Commentator: Tony Gubba
Unknown: David Goldstrom

: NewsView

with Moira Stuart
Richard Whitmore reviews the week, with subtitles. Followed by Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: The Apollo Story

Part One
Another chance to see
Arena's portrait of Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater, the home of soul, jazz and rhythm 'n' blues.
Part One goes through the heyday of swing to the advent of bop with Bill (Bojangles) Robinson Fats Waller , Count Basie and Duke Ellington.
(Part Two tomorrow on BBC2 at
8.00pm) (R)


Unknown: Robinson Fats Waller

: Tutti Frutti

A series by JOHN BYRNE Love Hurts with Produced by ANDY PARK Directed by TONY SMITH
BBC Scotland


Unknown: John Byrne
Produced By: Andy Park
Directed By: Tony Smith
Danny McGlone: Robbie Coltrane
Vincent: Maurice Roeves
Suzi: Emma Thompson
Eddie: Richard Wilson
Bomba: Stuart McGugan
Fud O'Donnell: Jake D'Arcy
Dennis Sproul: Ron Donachie
Janice Toner: Katy Murphy
Glenna: Fiona Chalmers
Noreen Diver: Anne Kidd
StuartGordon Inverrarity: David Dixon
Recording engineer: Patrick Doyle
Sheena Fisher: Annie Bruce
Cashier: Stewart Porter
Dental receptionist: Sheila Greir-Smith
Ronnie: Greig Alexander
Ruby: Blythe Brockett
Dental patient: Nan Forsyth
Police clerk: Bill Denniston
Inverbervies: Archie Duncan
Inverbervies: John Carmichael
ISOBEL HIRST: Gordon Young
Saxophone Brothers: Bob Watson
Saxophone Brothers: Bob . Wishart

: Olympic Report

The XV Olympic Winter Games live from Calgary Ski Jumping
One of the most breathtaking sights of the whole games, the 90m hill at the Canada Olympic
Park is the setting for today's eagerly-awaited competition. The defending 90m champion is Finland's MATTI NYKAENEN , and it would be a major upset if he were to be beaten here. 'EDDIE' EDWARDS again flies the flag for Britain.
Commentator RON PICKERING Ice Hockey
Today's scheduled matches include world champions SWEDEN V FINLAND, and CANADA V FRANCE, both in Group A. After tonight the teams will have one match left to decide who qualifies for the medal round.
Also tonight, how the medals were won in the men's biathlon and the women's combined alpine event, and news on how the British teams fared in the two-man bobsleigh competition.
Introduced by Steve Rider Television presentation ctv


Unknown: Matti Nykaenen
Commentator: Ron Pickering
Commentators: Barry Davies
Commentators: Gerald Sinstadt
Introduced By: Steve Rider

: The Film Club

Writer and critic
Don Ranvaud introduces a scathing social satire from one of Japan's most promising directors.
The Family Game starring
Yusaku Matsuda
Juzoltami Shigeyuki 's laziness keeps him towards the bottom of his class.
— Anxious for his son to make good progress, Numata hires a tutor. Shigeyuki's grades improve and he learns to cope with school bullies, but the tutor has a very strange effect on the rest of the family. Director
Yoshimitsu Morita made his name in comedy films. The Family Game, with its mixing of social comment and black humour, is his first international success.
From the novel by YOHEI HONMA Written and directed by YOSHIMITSU MORITA
(In Japanese with English subtitles. FirstshowingonBritishtelevision)
● FILMS: page 26


Introduces: Don Ranvaud
Unknown: Yusaku Matsuda
Unknown: Juzoltami Shigeyuki
Unknown: Yoshimitsu Morita
Novel By: Yohei Honma
Directed By: Yoshimitsu Morita
Tutor: Yusaku Matsuda
Kosuke Numata: Juzo Itami
Chikako Numata: Saori Yuki
Shinichi Numata: Junichi Tsujita
Shigeyuki Numata: Ichirota Miyagawa

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