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: Open University

Engineering Mechanics: Statics

: Little Misses and the Mister Men

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Bugs Bunny

Hare-um, Scare-um

: King of the Rocket Men

A serial in 12 episodes 10: The Deadly Fog

: News

Weather; followed by Writers' Houses
Jane Austen Lived Here
Distinguished biographer Lord David Cecil visits the Hampshire village of Chawton.


Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Lord David Cecil
Director: David Heycock

: Racing

from Ascot
Bollinger Day provides an exciting conclusion to
Ascot's 87/88 National Hunt racing programme. BBCtv covers three of the day's top races and looks back at the Grand National meeting.
2.30 Royal Fern Novices Steeplechase (3m)
3.05 Bollinger Champagne Novices' Steeplechase (H'cap) (24m)
3.35 Trillium Handicap Hurdle (2m)
Introduced by RICHARD PITMAN Commentators
Producer FRED VINER including at
2.50 News and Weather


Introduced By: Richard Pitman
Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan
Unknown: John Hanmer
Producer: Fred Viner

: The State Visit of the King of Norway

Yesterday, the Queen and members of the Royal Family greeted King Olav of Norway when he arrived at Windsor Castle on a State Visit.
Here are the pageantry in Home Park and in the State Apartments, the military rank-past and the glittering scene at the State Banquet when HM The Queen proposed the toast.
Commentator TOM FLEMING Lighting STAN SNAPE


Director: Stephen Morris
Producer: Tim Marshall

: Junior Darts

Haywards Pickles
British Youth Championship from the Lakeside Country
Club, Frimley Green, Surrey. The first round is completed today with the last two matches taking place. In the first match World Youth Champion Sean Bell ,
17-year-old from Runcorn in Cheshire, plays the smallest player in the line-up 'little' Paul Linwood , 16 years old from Newport in Gwent. The second match is between
Richard Calvert , 17 years old from Kendal in Cumbria and Jason Curtis , also 17, from Stanford Ie Hope, Essex. Rounding off today's programme is the first quarter-final.
Introduced by Tony Gubba Commentators


Unknown: Sean Bell
Unknown: Paul Linwood
Unknown: Richard Calvert
Unknown: Jason Curtis
Introduced By: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Sid Waddell.

: My Music

With Frank Muir , John Amis Denis Norden and Ian Wallace (R)


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Ian Wallace

: Film 88

: High Adventure: The Treasure of Monte Cristo

starring Rory Calhoun John Gregson Peter Arne
A group of fortune hunters, each carrying a part of a map they hope will lead them to
Duned treasure, make their way to the island of Monte
Cristo - only to discover they are not the first.
When the thieves fall out, the swords start to flash in this exciting adventure with Rory Calhoun , hero of countless westerns, here switching from gun to blade as a soldier of fortune who offers help to the daughter of one of the treasure seekers.
Screenplay by LEON GRIFFITHS Produced and directed by ROBERT S. BAKER and MONTE BERMAN
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Rory Calhoun
Unknown: John Gregson
Unknown: Peter Arne
Unknown: Rory Calhoun
Unknown: Leon Griffiths
Directed By: Robert S. Baker
Capt Adam Corbett: Rory Calhoun
Renato: John Gregson
Pauline: Patricia Bredin
Boldini: Peter Arne
Lucetta: Gianna Maria Canale
Col Jackson: Ian Hunter
Albert: Sam Kydd
Van Ryman: David Davies
Auclair: Francis Matthews
Carlo: Endre Muller
Gino: Tutte Lemkow
Militia officer: Tony Thawnton
French cafe proprietor: C. Denier Warren

: Cartoon Two

A Greek Tragedy
A winner of the 1987 Academy Award in the category Best Animated Film depicts the tragic end of an ancient temple that has bravely withstood the ravages of time.


Directed By: Nicole van Goethem

: The Rock'n'Roll Years

The year of revolt and protest.
News - the Viet Cong launch their Tet Offensive, France reaches the brink of civil war, the Russians invade Czechoslovakia, Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy are assassinated, and students demonstrate around the world.
Music - the Alan Price Set, Julie Driscoll and the Brian Auger Trinity , the Crazy World of Arthur Brown ,
Janis Joplin , Jimi Hendrix , Cream and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band
Series producer ANN FREER Producer SUE MALLINSON


Unknown: Martin Luther King
Unknown: Bobby Kennedy
Unknown: Julie Driscoll
Unknown: Brian Auger Trinity
Unknown: Arthur Brown
Unknown: Janis Joplin
Unknown: Jimi Hendrix

: Wideworld

More from the Musical Mariner
David Fanshawe , music collector and composer, is off again. Tonight, he wanders among the paradise islands of Tahiti in search of the traditional music of the South Seas. Here, he finds music which is hip-swaying and seductive - a distinct change from the primitive rhythms and ululations he recorded in New Guinea in last week's film.
To end his long Pacific odyssey - he's been travelling for nearly ten years - David flies to one of the most isolated specks on earth: Easter Island. Here the songs are different again: part South Seas, part Spanish ... 'I must record them all before they're gone, before it is too late.'


Unknown: David Fanshawe
Unknown: Michael Dillon
Producer: Bill Leimbach
Editor: Tim Slessor

: M*A*S*H

Lt Radar O'Reilly
Master Sgt Woodruff has just lost again at poker, still owing Hawkeye and BJ for the last game they played. Admitting that he doesn't have the money, he has a suggestion - would they like a promotion each? Both men refuse, but wouldn't it be a good idea if Radar was made a lieutenant?
Well, yes and no. Written by KEN LEVINE and DAVID ISAACS
Directed by GENE REYNOLDS (R)


Written By: Ken Levine
Written By: David Isaacs
Directed By: Gene Reynolds
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
BJ: Mike Farrell
Col Potter: Harry Morgan
Hot Lips: Loretta Swit
Maj Burns: Larry Linville
Radar: Gary Burghoff
Klinger: Jamie Farr

: Sophia and Constance

written by John Harvey
based on "The Old Wives' Tale" by Arnold Bennett
The first of six parts with Patricia Routledge and Alfred Burke

Headstrong and proud, Sophia struggles against the wishes of her family while her sister Constance - quiet, but no less passionate - accepts a future in the family draper's shop. Then, when the Wakes Week festivities are at their height, Sophia's impetuous and romantic nature leads to tradegy.

Arnold Bennett's greatest novel spans 50 years, from the middle of the 19th century to the first decade of the 20th. The story ranges from the Potteries town of Bursley to Paris, as the contrasting lives of the two sisters unfold.

(Feature: page 12)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: John Harvey
Author (The Old Wives' Tale): Arnold Bennett
Music: Geoffrey Burgon
Script Editor: Simon Passmore
Producer: John Harris
Executive Producer: Colin Rogers
Director: Romey Allison
Director: Hugh David
Samuel Povey: Nigel Bradshaw
Constance: Catherine Cusack
Sophia: Melissa Greenwood
Mrs Barnes: Patricia Routledge
Maria Insull: Freda Dowie
Mr Critchlow: Alfred Burke
Mr Baines: John Scott Martin
Maggie: Penny Leatherbarrow
Dr Harrop: Jon Croft
Gerald Scales: Leonard Preston
Elephant: Rani

: Shusaku Endo

Silence to Scandal
Endo is one of Japan's finest writers. He is also a Catholic, a TV presenter and an individual in a country that normally thinks in groups.
In this rare interview, filmed in Japan and in London, Endo speaks from this unique viewpoint, an outsider poised between East and West. As he prepares to perform with his amateur operatic group, he reveals the dilemmas in his work from Silence to Scandal - his new novel published in Britain next week.
Executive producer NIGEL WILLIAMS Director ARDAN FISHER


Producer: Nigel Williams
Director: Ardan Fisher

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick
With international reports by David Sells
Charles Wheeler Gavin Esler and Julian O'Halloran Assignment editors


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Julian O'Halloran
Unknown: Nigel Chapman.
Unknown: Nick Guthrie
Editor: Mike Robinson
Editor: John Morrison

: Weatherview

: Open University

11.35 Complex Analysts
Exponential and logarithm
The logarithm function is more difficult to define when using complex numbers.
12.00 Caring for Older People Work and Retirement
Today women as much as men, have to adjust to retirement after a career. Two nurses, one retired and one near retirement, discuss how their work experiences affect their lives. Producer CLARE FALKNER (R)


Producer: David Saunders
Producer: Clare Falkner

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