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: Open University

6.50 The Adam Smith Lecture
7.15 Arts: Images of Protest
7.40 Vibrations in Car Suspensions
8.05 Industrial Strife
8.30 Synthesis in the Laboratory
8.55 Managing Work: France
9.20 The Public Inquiry
9.45 The Social Primate: Good Timing
10.10 Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
10.35 The Internal Combustion Engine
11.00 Ethnic Minorities: Colonisin' in Reverse (3)
11.25 Music: Formal Analysis
11.50 Volunteering the Unemployed
12.15 Marketing in Action: Corporate Fitness
12.40 The Revolution Yet to Come
1.05 Professional Judgment
1.30 Modem Art: Greenberg on Pollock
1.55 Trading on Uncertainty
2.20 Something New Under the Sun


Unknown: Adam Smith
Unknown: Joseph Conrad

: The Sky at Night

Watch This Space
How 'empty' is space?
Astronomers used to think that there was no material between the stars.
Patrick Moore talks to
Professor Alec Boksenberg , Director of the Royal
Greenwich Observatory. Producer PIETER MORPURGO


Talks: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Professor Alec Boksenberg
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: James Stewart: Shenandoah

concluding a season of the great actor's films in celebration of his 80th birthday. Also starring Doug McClure Glenn Corbett Patrick Wayne
In this colourful adventure film, Stewart plays a tough farmer, determined to keep his family out of the Civil
War. But the fighting is only a few miles away and when his new son-in-law becomes a Confederate Army officer and his youngest son is taken prisoner, Charlie Anderson must take sides.
Directed by ANDREW V. MCLAGLEN (Postponed from 6 August)
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Doug McClure
Unknown: Glenn Corbett
Unknown: Patrick Wayne
Unknown: Charlie Anderson
Unknown: James Lee Barrett
Produced By: Robert Arthur
Directed By: Andrew V. McLaglen
Charlie: James Stewart
Sam: Doug McClure
Jacob: Glenn Corbett
James: Patrick Wayne
Jennie: Rosemary Forsyth
Boy: Phillip Alford
Ann: Katharine Ross
Nathan: Charles Robinson
John: James McMullan
Henry: Tim McIntyre
Gabriel: Eugene Jackson Jr

: Cricket: Test Match

Cornhill Insurance Test Series England v Sri Lanka Third day from Lord's Live coverage


Commentators: Richie Benaud
Commentators: Jack Bannister

: Berliners

with Andrew Sachs
Andrew Sachs was 8 years old when one day in 1938 his parents took him and his brother and sister to the circus and then on for a family meal at a Berlin restaurant called Wagon Knecht. What happened there ended a happy childhood and his family's life in Berlin. Andrew revisits his old home, talks to people who knew him in those days and returns to the restaurant to tell the story of what happened that night in 1938 and of the nerve-racking days which followed.
With his wife Melody (who's learning German), he finds out how it might have been if his family had stayed - through devastating Allied bombing, the enactment of the Final Solution and the division of Berlin into two cities.
Research KATRIN KOHL Film editor BEN MORRIS
Producer BERNARD ADAMS (e)
(A series teaching beginners German, 'Deutsch Direkt', begins on Sunday 16 October on BBC1)
0 LEARNING AT HOME: pages 74-77


Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Editor: Ben Morris
Producer: Bernard Adams

: NewsView

Moira Stuart reads today's latest news and sport.
Laurie Mayer reviews the week, with subtitles. Followed by Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Laurie Mayer

: L'Enfant et les sortilèges

A ballet by Jiri Kylian
Music by Maurice Ravel
Performed by members of the Netherlands Dance Theatre L 'Enfant et les sortilèges is the magical world of childhood evoked by Ravel's setting of a fantasy by Colette. 'The Bewitched
Child' is usually performed as a one-act opera. Kylian keeps the score and the sung lyrics but sets the whole action free by using dancers rather than singers. This magical production shows why Kylian has established himself as one of the greatest creators of dance of this generation.
An RM ARTS'NOS TV production (R) rpvised


Unknown: Jiri Kylian
Music By: Maurice Ravel
Directed By: Hans Hulscher

: David Bowie

in the first of two programmes from the benefit concerts for the Institute of Contemporary Arts:
Intruders at the Palace with La La La Human Steps
Microdisney, Kronos Quartet Woodentops
Earlier this summer an eclectic range of performers were brought together to play benefit concerts for the ICA. This first concert, recorded at the Dominion
Theatre, London, includes a unique fusion of music and dance by David Bowie in collaboration with the Canadian dance group La La La Human Steps. The rest of the concert ranges from the modern string arrangements of the Kronos Quartet to the pop rhythms of the Woodentops. Director TOM CORCORAN
Assistant producer JAMES MARSH Producer KEVIN LOADER
(Concert presented by the ICA in association with Harpbeat.
Part 2 with David Byrne tomorrow at 8.45pm)


Unknown: David Bowie
Producer: Kevin Loader
Unknown: David Byrne

: Heimat

An 11-part series starring
Marita Breuer
Mathias Kniesbeck
Michael Kausch
10: The Proud Years
Behind the astonishing offer Anton receives is the palpable power of a ruthless multinational. While Anton agonises, Ernst is only too happy to spread malicious rumours.
Directed by EDGAR REITZ
(In German with English subtitles. In colour and black and white)
* FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Marita Breuer
Unknown: Mathias Kniesbeck
Unknown: Michael Kausch
Unknown: Edgar Reitz
Unknown: Peter Steinbach
Directed By: Edgar Reitz
Maria: Marita Breuer
Anton: Mathias Kniesbeck
Ernst: Michael Kausch
Hermann: Peter Harding
Paul: Dieter Schaad
Glasisch: Kurt Wagner
Lotti: Gabriele Blum
Martha: Sabine Wagner

: Flic Flicks: Le Cop

(Les Ripoux) starring
Philippe Noiret
Thierry Lhermitte
Veteran cop Rene finds himself saddled with an eager graduate from the police academy.
The streetwise Rene is perfectly willing to pass on the tricks of the trade, but is seriously hampered by his partner's honesty.
Claude Zidi 's comedy thriller, which won three French
'Oscars', features an irrepressible performance from Philippe Noiret.
From an original idea by SIMON MICKAEL
Written and directed by CLAUDE ZIDI (In French with English subtitles)
0 FILMS: page 16


Unknown: Philippe Noiret
Unknown: Thierry Lhermitte
Unknown: Claude Zidi
Unknown: Philippe Noiret.
Unknown: Simon Mickael
Directed By: Claude Zidi
René: Philippe Noiret
Francois: Thierry Lhermitie
Simone: Régine
Natacha: Grace de Capitani
Commissaire Bloret: Julien Guiomar
Insp Vidal: Claude Brosset
Insp LeBlanc: Albert Simono
Camoun: Bernard Bijaoui
Pierrot: Pierre Frag
IGS Inspector: Jacques Santi

: Cricket: Test Match

Cornhill Insurance Test Series England v Sri Lanka from Lord's
RIChHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the third day's play.


Producer: Keith MacKenzie

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