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: Open University

6.50 The English Landscape Garden
7.15 Maths across the Curriculum
7.40 Engineering Mechanics: Statics
8.05 The Gun Industry
8.30 Gallium Arsenide
8.55 Sociology
9.20 The Making of the OU
9.45 Neurophysiology
10.10 Dickens and Popular Imagery
10.35 The Madonna di San Biagio
11.00 Ethnic Minorities
11.25 Music: Cadences
11.50 Education: Silence in Class
12.40 The Shape of Things to Come
1.05 Cropping the Countryside
1.30 Modern Art: Seurat
1.55 Chemistry: Spectroscopy
2.20 Physics: Which Way to Turn?

: Network East

Presented by Shahnaz Pakraven , Sudha Kumari and Fatima Salaria
The magazine bringing both current affairs and entertainment from the Asian world.
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR


Presented By: Shahnaz Pakraven
Presented By: Sudha Kumari
Director: Paul Freeman
Producer: John Wilcox

: How to Find a Lover

An entertaining look at the off-beat singles scene in America. Cindy Sam, blonde and 20, is one of 1,000 searching singles cruising on a liner off the coast of Miami. Will Cindy be crowned nautical Miss Singles? In New York,
Jeanette La Barb , a businesswoman of 42, and Bob Sloan , international banker,
35, are among 30 urban professionals attending a class on 'How to Find a Lover'. They are taught to deal with rejection and project inner harmony. Will Jeanette and Bob find love at the Learning Annex?
In Dallas, the latest craze is Suds, a singles launderette and bar. Will Mike Foster , a 35-year-old recently divorced lawyer, meet the girl of his dreams as his socks spin?
40 Minutes editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF Producer JENNY CLAYTON


Unknown: Jeanette La Barb
Unknown: Bob Sloan
Unknown: Mike Foster
Producer: Jenny Clayton

: Saturday Cinema: Mrs Miniver

Greer Garson
Walter Pidgeon with Teresa Wright
Hollywood's Oscar-winning story of an English family at war - of the indomitable Mrs Miniver , her husband Clem and their three children. William Wyler 's classic film, produced in 1942 and starring one of the most successful screen partnerships of the 40s, won seven Academy Awards and, as propaganda for the British cause in America, was said by Churchill to be worth many a battleship.
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Greer Garson
Unknown: Walter Pidgeon
Unknown: Mrs Miniver
Unknown: William Wyler
Unknown: Arthur Wimperis
Unknown: George Froeschel
Unknown: James Hilton
Produced By: Sidney Franklin
Directed By: William Wyler
Mrs Miniver: Greer Garson
Clem Miniver: Walter Pidgeon
Carol Beldon: Teresa Wright
Lady Beldon: May Whitty
Foley: Reginald Owen
Mr Ballard: Henry Travers
Vin Miniver: Richard Ney
Vicar: Henry Wilcoxon

: Diving Caves of Marble

High on Norway's Arctic
Circle lies the enigma of Lake Glomdal which, although fed by a glacial river, has no known outlet.

: NewsView

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


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Talking Heads 'Naked'

The best rock band in the world ... It will be the record of the year
In this Review Special, David Byrne talks about Talking
Heads' eighth studio album, Naked, which blends New York funk with the syncopated rhythms of the thriving African music scene in Paris. With guitarist Yves N'Djouck.
Written and presented by Eric Griffiths
Executive producer JOHN ARCHER Director JAMES MARSH


Talks: David Byrne
Presented By: Eric Griffiths
Producer: John Archer
Director: James Marsh

: Dance Master Class

with Sir Frederick Ashton Antoinette Sibley Anthony Dowell and Karen Paisey
Phillip Broomhead
In this new series, Master
Class goes behind the scenes in the world of dance. Sir
Frederick Ashton rehearses
Antoinette Sibley and Anthony Dowell in the pas de deux from his ballet The
Dream. It was this ballet, based on Shakespeare's A
Midsummer Night's Dream, that was the start of their world-famous partnership.
Anthony Dowell also passes on his knowledge of the ballet to Karen Paisey and Phillip Broomhead , two of the up-and-coming stars of the Royal Ballet, giving insight into the hard work that goes into the seemingly effortless performances seen from the stalls.
Videotape editor IAN WILLIAMS
Executive producer COLIN NEARS Producer BOB LOCKYER


Unknown: Sir Frederick Ashton
Unknown: Antoinette Sibley
Unknown: Anthony Dowell
Unknown: Karen Paisey
Unknown: Phillip Broomhead
Unknown: Frederick Ashton
Unknown: Antoinette Sibley
Unknown: Anthony Dowell
Unknown: Anthony Dowell
Unknown: Karen Paisey
Unknown: Phillip Broomhead
Producer: Bob Lockyer

: The Film Club

Tonight, John Byrne , creator of the award-winning series Tutti Frutti , introduces one of the most influential films of the 70s.


Unknown: John Byrne
Introduces: Tutti Frutti

: American Graffiti

Richard Dreyfuss Ronny Howard
A small Californian town in 1962. Four friends - about to leave for college - get together for a typical night's entertainment, centred on chasing girls and baiting the local police. Director George Lucas created one of the most successful films of all time with this nostalgic look at America in the early 60s.
This highly-entertaining film has a memorable music score made up of 50s rock hits.
FILMS: page 16


Screenplay: George Lucas
Screenplay: Gloria Katz
Screenplay: Willard Huyck
Producer: Francis Ford Coppola
Producer: Gary Kurtz
Director: George Lucas
Curt Henderson: Richard Dreyfuss
Steve Bolander: Ronny Howard
John Milner: Paul Le Mat
Terry Fields: Martin Smith
Laurie: Cindy Williams
Debbie: Candy Clark
Carol: MacKenzie Phillips
Bob Falfa: Harrison Ford
Disc jockey: Wolfman Jack

: International Golf

The US Masters from
Augusta National Golf Club
Introduced by Steve Rider They call this course 'the cathedral in the pines,' and every year the faithful gather and the legend grows.
GREG NORMAN has seen victory snatched away twice in succession. First by the old master JACK NICKLAUS in 1986, and last year by the rookie
LARRY MIZE in that incredible finish in the play-off.
This year could be Europe's turn. The strongest challenge comes in the form of half the victorious Ryder Cup team.
NICK FALDO , KEN BROWN , SEVE BALLESTEROS and BERNHARD LANGER are all in the field and all except Woosnam are winners on the US circuit.
Television presentation CBS
9 FEATURE: page 9


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Greg Norman
Unknown: Jack Nicklaus
Unknown: Larry Mize
Unknown: Sandy Lyle.
Unknown: Ian Woosnam.
Unknown: Nick Faldo
Unknown: Ken Brown
Unknown: Bernhard Langer
Commentators: Peter Alliss
Commentators: Alastair Scott

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