6.50 Data on Cars
7.15 Maths: Goodness of Fit
7.40 Montgeoffroy: Life in a Chateau
8.05 The Export of Pollution
8.30 Light on Lasers
8.55 Blancmanges and Snowflakes
9.20 Meanings of Madness
9.45 Rural Life (I): Image and Reality
10.10 Chemistry: Too Much of a Good Thing
10.35 Maths: And So On ...
11.00 The Will to Win
11.25 Science Foundation Course
11.50 Maths: Tops and Gyroscopes
12.15 Plant Propagation
12.40 Continental Crust: Ancient and Modern
Two short films from RKO to enlighten your Sunday afternoon.
RAY WHITLEY and his singing cowboys are prone to burst into song at the most unlikely of times in Cactus Capers, and MOLLY BEE is a precocious teenager for whom Nobody Is Lonesome.
Music, dance, comedy, films, art, opera, documentaries, features, drama; it's all new on Two.
Presented by Noel Edmonds with John Hutchinson and Eric Steenson
Today's programme sees the first visit of the Russian
MIG-29, examines the vast world of both military and civilian helicopters and, with the congestion of the skies increasing, finds out what is happening to the business traveller.
JOHN WILSON. GEOFF HIGGS Television production
PETER HYLTON CLEAVER
The American conductor Michael Tilson Thomas this week takes up his new post as f rincipal Conductor of the London Symphony
Orchestra. Before tonight's performance of Das klagende Lied, Tilson Thomas illustrates the background to this striking example of Mahler's early genius. Tonight's complete performance is specially illustrated for television.
8.30* Live in stereo from the Royal Albert Hall , London
Introduced by Donald MacLeod
Mahler Das klagende Lied (Song of Lament)
Part 1: Forest Legend Part 2: The Minstrel
Part 3: Wedding Piece
Margaret Price (soprano) Jard Van Nes
Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor) Henry Herford (baritone)
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra led by ASHLEY ARBUCKLE conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas Lighting DAN CRANEFIELD Sound VIC GODRICH and JAMES HAMILTON
Assistant producer KRISS RUSMANIS Executive producer KENNETH CORDEN
Directed by RODNEY GREENBERG
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 3. Viewers with stereo Radio 3 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
Beginning a season of outstanding films from key directors of the 70s. Starring
Long Island, 1945: for the 'Godfather' it is a time of celebration - the war is over and America is up for grabs. Director Coppola transcends the basic story of gangsterdom and violence, examining the nature of power at its most corrupt.
Screenplay by MARIO PUZO and FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
Produced by ALBERT RUDDY
Directed by FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
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Don Vito Corleone:
McLaren tied up the constructors' championship in Belgium, and now have only one problem; Senna or Prost for the drivers' title? It's difficult to see a challenger, but you can never discount a Ferrari with an Italian driver. Michele Alboreto is sure to be charging.
Commentators Murray Walker and James Hunt
Television presentation RAI, Italy
Producer Charles Balchin
(Portuguese Grand Prix: 25 September)