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: Open University

6.50 Cosmology before Newton
7.15 Maths across the Curriculum
7.40 Technology: Marketing the Micro
8.05 Technology: Periodic Tables
8.30 Latin Squares
8.55 The Birth of Modem Geometry
9.20 San Marco: a Dominican Priory
9.45 Twelfth Night Workshop
10.10 Information Technology
10.35 The Steam Locomotive
11.00 Structuring Decisions
11.25 Pine Point: a Lead-Zinc Deposit
11.50 Einstein's Theory
12.15pm Abortion - Whose Decision?
12.40 Design: Learning from Experience
1.05 The Changing Countryside: Pare de Paysan
1.30 Modem Art: Cubism (1)
1.55 Managing in Organisations
2.20 The Plough and the Hoe (1)

: Shrikant

A Network East presentation. An Indian serial in nine parts 2: In a letter to Shrikant, the mysterious Annada reveals her secret past: her husband killed her sister while attempting to rape her. He ran away leaving Annada to carry the burden of family shame.
Written by SARAT CHANDRA CHATTERJEE Directed by PRAVEEN NISCHOL (In Hindi with English subtitles.
Shown again tomorrow on BBC1 at


Written By: Sarat Chandra Chatterjee
Directed By: Praveen Nischol

: Saturday Cinema: The Teahouse of the August Moon

Marlon Brando Glenn Ford
When the American army of occupation attempts to inflict their brand of democracy on the Okinawan village of Tobiki, the inhabitants are less than grateful. American dynamism proves no match for Japanese guile, personified by Marlon Brando in one of his rare comedy roles as the wily
Japanese interpreter Sakini.
Screenplay by JOHN PATRICK based on a book by VERN J. SNEIDER and the play by JOHN PATRICK Produced by JACK CUMMINGS Directed by DANIEL MANN
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Unknown: Marlon Brando
Unknown: Glenn Ford
Unknown: Marlon Brando
Unknown: John Patrick
Book By: Vern J. Sneider
Play By: John Patrick
Produced By: Jack Cummings
Directed By: Daniel Mann
Sakini: Marlon Brando
Capt Fisby: Glenn Ford
Lotus Blossom: MacHiko Kyo
Capt McLean: Eddie Albert
Col Purdy: Paul Ford
Mr Seiko: Jun Negami
Miss Higa Jiga: Nijiko Kiyokawa
Little Japanese girl: Mitsuko Sawamura
Sgt Gregovich: Henry (harry) Morgan
Mr Sumata: Minoru Nishida
Mr Hokaida: Kichizaemon Sarumaru
Mr Omura: Frank Tokunaga

: The Sky at Night

Quasars, Redsfiifts and Controversy
Are quasars remote and super-luminous, or are they comparatively close to this galaxy? Dr Halton C. Arp , formerly of Mount Wilson Observatory, discusses these ideas with Patrick Moore. Producer PIETER MORPURGO (e)


Unknown: Dr Halton C. Arp
Unknown: Patrick Moore.
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: 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 about business in the Upper Chamber.


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Editor: Karolyn Shindler

: NewsView

Moira Stuart reads today's latest news and sport.
Richard Whitmore reviews the week in pictures, with subtitles followed by Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Jansons Conducts

ORCHESTRA led by TERJE TONNESEN The second of three programmes recorded in St David's Hall, Cardiff, featuring the brilliant Soviet conductor Mariss Jansons , who became Chief Conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic in 1979, since when the orchestra has become one of Europe's best. Widely acclaimed in both concerts and recordings, their UK visit earlier this year was eagerly awaited, particularly after their highly successful
BBC Promenade concerts last summer.
Tonight they play two movements from PROKOFIEV'S imaginative score for the ballet Romeo and Juliet and BEETHOVEN'S Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 36.
Introduced by Brian Kay , who also discusses with Mariss Jansons the three orchestras in the series and the music in tonight's programme.
(The Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra's 's tour of the UK was given in association with the Union Bank of Norway)
Compact discs: 'Irmelin - Fredrick Delius '. BBC CD3002; 'The Sleeping Beauty - Tchaikovsky', BBC CD3003; 'The Magic Fountain! Margot La
Rouge - Fredrick Delius ', BBC CD3004


Unknown: Terje Tonnesen
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Introduced By: Brian Kay
Unknown: Mariss Jansons
Unknown: Fredrick Delius
Unknown: Fredrick Delius

: Sophia and Constance

written by JOHN HARVEY based on The Old Wives' Tale by ARNOLD BENNETT The fifth of six parts with Linsey Beauchamp
Nigel Bradshaw , Alfred Burke With the death of Mrs Baines , Constance misses her sister more than ever. Family life at first brings contentment, but then Constance's happiness is shattered by crimes in which her son Cyril and husband Samuel are involved.
Costume drama videos: 'Pickwick Papers'. BBCV 4119; 'Silas Marner', BBCV 4120; 'Bleak House,' BBCV 2061; 'Pride and Prejudice', BBCV 2017; 'Mansfield Park', BBCV 2034; 'Jane Eyre ', BBCV 2023; 'To the Lighthouse', BBCV 2018, available from retailers


Written By: John Harvey
Unknown: Arnold Bennett
Unknown: Linsey Beauchamp
Unknown: Nigel Bradshaw
Unknown: Alfred Burke
Unknown: Mrs Baines
Music: Geoffrey Burgon
Directed By: Romey Allison
Directed By: Hugh David
Unknown: Jane Eyre
Mr Critchlow: Alfred Burke
Constance: Linsey Beauchamp
Samuel Povey: Nigel Bradshaw
Cyril: Mark Wimperis
Daniel Povey: Peter Kelly
Mrs Daniel Povey: Jacqueline Skarvellis
Amy: Sarah Grazebrook
Miss Insull: Freda Dowie
Luxton: Edwin Richfield
Lawton: Michael Godley
Dr Harrop: Jon Croft

: The King and the Jews

Forty years ago today the British abandoned Palestine. Israel was bom and war broke out between Arabs and Jews. One Arab leader, King
Abdullah of Transjordan, had tried to do a secret deal with the Jews. For the first time the details of his meetings with Golda Meir are revealed. Was he a realist and a protector of the Palestinians or a traitor to their cause? In the end he paid for his actions with his life.
Peter Snow tells the story of intrigue, secret diplomacy and finally war which marked the extraordinary relationship between an Arab king and the emerging state of Israel. It explains the origins of the Palestinian problem and the violence seen in Israel today.
Executive producer GEORGE CAREY Producer JEREMY BENNETT
* FEATURE: page 14


Unknown: Golda Meir
Unknown: Peter Snow
Producer: George Carey
Producer: Jeremy Bennett

: The Film Club

Three's a Crowd
Derek Malcolm introduces the last double bill of the present season, two films about love and infidelity.
My First Wife starring
John Hargreaves Wendy Hughes
John is a late-night radio disc-jockey who introduces classical records. One evening he returns home and protests to his reluctant wife that he has never been unfaithful to her in ten years of marriage. She has a different story to tell.
Paul Cox 's deeply personal film, filled with emotion, wit and pain, won awards all over the world.
Produced by JANE BALLANTYNE and PAUL cox
Written and directed by PAUL cox (First showing on British television) and at 11.50
My Best Friend's Girl
(La femme de mon pote) starring
Isabelle Huppert
Theirry Lhermitte
Coluche Pascal and Micky are the best of friends. As
Pascal works part-time he asks Micky to entertain the latest love of his life. Micky is fully determined to resist Viviane's charms, but she has no inhibitions whatsoever.
Bertrand Blier 's witty merry-go-round of love and betrayal features superb performances from its three stars
(A French film with English subtitles. First showing on British television)
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Introduces: Derek Malcolm
Unknown: John Hargreaves
Unknown: Wendy Hughes
Unknown: Paul Cox
Produced By: Jane Ballantyne
Unknown: Paul Cox
Directed By: Paul Cox
Unknown: Isabelle Huppert
Unknown: Theirry Lhermitte
Unknown: Coluche Pascal
Unknown: Bertrand Blier
Unknown: Bertrand Bller
Unknown: Gerard Brach
Directed By: Bertrand Buer
John: John Hargreaves
Helen: Wendy Hughes
Lucy: Lucy Angwin
Tom: David Cameron
Hilary: Anna Jemison
Helen's father: Charles Tingwell
Helen's mother: Betty Lucas
John's father: Robin Lovejoy
John's mother: Lucy Uralov
Psychiatrist: Ron Falk
Micky: Coluche
Viviane: Isabelle Huppert
Pascal: Theirry Lhermitte
Drifter: Farid Chopel
Doctor: Francois Perrot
Flirt: Daniel Colas

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