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: Open University

Conflict 2: The Steel Strike

: Cricket: Fourth Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies from Headingley. First day introduced by TONY LEWIS
Commentators RICHIE BENAUD


Introduced By: Tony Lewis
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jack Bannister
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Ted Dexter

: Chock-a-Block

A See-Saw programme (R)

: Cricket: Fourth Test

England v West Indies

: News

Weather followed by A Prescription for Life? Every day in Britain 250,000 people take a drug which many doctors say is more addictive than heroin. The drug - a tranquilliser - is prescribed on the NHS. Last year more than two million prescriptions were issued. Zeinab Badawi examines evidence that Government drugs advisers are warning doctors to stop prescribing. Producer DIANNE NELMES BBC North West


Unknown: Zeinab Badawi

: The Italians

A portrait of ten Italians 3: The Roman Actress Mirella D'Angelo was already one of Italy's top models when, at 18, she first went into films. She's been cast as thief, princess, gambler and stripteaser. Ten years and ten films later she is still looking for the right part to establish herself as a major actress.
To keep acting Mirella has switched to fringe theatre. A week before the opening night she's busy with rehearsals.
When she is invited for a new screen test Mirella wonders if she could now be on her way to Hollywood.


Unknown: Mirella D'Angelo
Producer: Jeremy Bennett

: News

Weather followed by The Royal Welsh
Show 1988 from Builth Wells
Jack Hargreaves ,
Gerry Monte and Angharad Mair describe the scenes at today's live outside broadcast coverage of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show.
Together they enjoy the highlights of the main showring, review the latest in farming technology and join in the atmosphere of this spectacular annual agricultural event. BBC Wales


Unknown: Builth Wells
Unknown: Jack Hargreaves
Unknown: Gerry Monte
Unknown: Angharad Mair

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Cricket: Fourth Test

Comhill Insurance Test Series England v West Indies from Headingley. First day introduced by TONY LEWIS


Introduced By: Tony Lewis

: Abbott and Costello: In Society

continues a season of films starring two of the movies' fabulous funnymen. With
In this frantic and funny movie, Bud and Lou are would-be plumbers called to the estate of a millionaire, who regrets the day he ever needed a tap fixed. The film contains a fox hunt where the riders turn out to be the victims, a fire engine chase and the famous Saspahanna hat sequence - one of the finest sketches in any Bud and Lou comedy. with WILL OSBORNE AND ORCHESTRA
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: John Grant
Unknown: Edmund L. Hartmann
Produced By: Edmund L. Hartmann
Directed By: Jean Yarbrough
Story By: Hugh Wedlock Jr
Story By: Howard Snyder
Elsie: Marion Hutton
Eddie: Bud Abbott
Albert: Lou Costello
Peter: Kirby Grant
Gloria: Anne Gillis
Pipps: Arthur Treacher
Drexel: Thomas Gomez
Baron Sergei: George Dolenz
Count Alexis: Steven Geray

: Cartoon Two

2,000 Wonders (R)

: Comrades

The second of nine films about life in the Soviet Union Hunter and Son Mikhail Kuzakov and his son
Yuri live and work in the Taiga forest hunting the Siberian sable at temperatures down to minus 40°C. The sable pelt, worth E200 to them, will one day become part of a coat worth E80,000 in the west. The film follows the lives of the hunters in the forest and of their families living in the tiny settlement of Preobrazhenka, where they await the return of their menfolk. It's a way of life that has remained almost unchanged by revolution or by time.


Producer: Richard Denton

: BBC at the Proms

Tomorrow night, at 7.30pm, BBC2 visits the Royal Albert Hall for the opening night of the 94th season of the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Michael Berkeley previews the ten concerts which will be shown this summer for
BBC viewers and introduces the theme that runs through all of this year's Proms - the relationship between music and the written word.


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Michael Berkeley

: Three Painters

Giotto, Rembrandt and Turner
Sir Lawrence Gowing explores the work of three great artists.
2: Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-69)
Time in Hand
The idea that Rembrandt was the greatest of all painters is an idea about the kind to which he belongs. It is a recognition of his response to living through time with whatever awareness we can achieve of those things that are timeless.
Rembrandt van Rijn was bom in Leiden, where his family had been millers for three generations. He spent his working life in Amsterdam and his output was huge - drawings, etchings and more than 450 oil paintings.
Before Rembrandt no one painted and drew the whole of experience. After him the painting faculty consisted of exactly that. It is a way of life.
Stills photography MICHAEL SANDERS Film cameraman COLIN WALDECK Film editor KRYSTINA KAPLAN


Unknown: Sir Lawrence Gowing
Unknown: Colin Waldeck
Directed By: Christopher Burstall

: The Travel Show

Presented by Penny Junor The Resort Report - Aghios Nikolaos in Crete. Plus
John Thirlwell 's view of what it's actually like there. Matthew Collins on Special Assignment. John Kettley comments on the weather. Studio director TONY HARRISON
Executive producer ALAN DOBSON BBC North West
(Call the Travel Show Information Line [number removed])


Presented By: Penny Junor
Unknown: John Thirlwell
Unknown: Matthew Collins
Unknown: John Kettley
Director: Tony Harrison
Producer: Alan Dobson

: The Paul Daniels Magic Show

Paul reveals a revolutionary new money - counting system, and travels to Devon to perform the most spectacular card trick in the history of magic, in the presence of special guest Arthur Marshall. He also introduces Cardini, 'the Suave Deceiver', and, from the USA,
Randy Brown.
Featuring Debbie McGee Director KEVIN BISHOP
Produced by JOHN FISHER


Unknown: Arthur Marshall.
Unknown: Randy Brown.
Unknown: Debbie McGee
Director: Kevin Bishop
Produced By: John Fisher

: Police Powers

Second of six films on the police and the public. Loyal to the Law
Northern Ireland has the lowest crime profile in the UK. But 'normal' policing is made difficult by the RUC's frontline role in the battle against paramilitaries on both sides of the political divide.
Chief Constable Sir John Hermon hopes that an impartial and rigorous application of the law will win respect from both sides. Others feel that police-community relations are almost non-existent. And a single incident can undo months of good work. Film editor PAUL WILLEY
Assistant producer HELEN FAWCETT Producer CHRIS LENT . (e)
For the Print Pack containing information on the main police powers which affect young people, send a 12 x 9 envelope with 55p stamps to: [address removed]


Unknown: Sir John Hermon
Editor: Paul Willey
Producer: Helen Fawcett
Producer: Chris Lent

: Newsnight

: Weatherview

: The Family

In 1974 producer Paul Watson introduced the Wilkins family of Reading.
8: Margaret Wilkins is happy, for Karen and Gary are leaving home, rehoused in a council maisonette - a brave new world and it must be faced without Mum's help. (R)


Producer: Paul Watson
Unknown: Margaret Wilkins

: Weekend Outlook

A BBC/Open University production

: Open University

Fundamentals of Computing: Trees in Data Processing
For processing by a computer. manufacturing companies need to structure their product information as logical trees.


Producer: John Jaworski

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