7.40 The Amish: a Family Legacy
8.05 Introductory Electronics
8.30 Graphs. Networks and Design
8.55 The History of Mathematics
9.20 Palazzo Venezia. Rome
9.45 Minerals: Finds for the Future
10.10 Information Technology: Contrasts
10.35 Brazil: Facing the 80s
11.00 Ethnic Minorities: The Promised Land
11.50 A Renaissance Church in Rome
12.15 Modern Art: Beaubourg
12.40 Survival in a Competitive Environment
1.05 The Changing Countryside: Face of the Fells
1.30 Ecology: Managing Landscape
1.55 Instruments in Flight
2.20 Death from Natural Causes
From Paris a profile of top haute couture designer
Hemant Sagar featuring his autumn/winter 89 collection. And from Cleveland, Ohio, a report on how Asians in the US are confronting the problems facing a newly-established community and how they are trying to organise themselves politically. Plus the Video Top Ten Chart.
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR BBC Pebble Mill
Second of 13 programmes presented by Colin Blakemore The Unfolding Mind
Professor Blakemore's daughter, Sarah, goes back with him to Cambridge, her birthplace. Together they trace her development from the womb to her teens. (R)
In this taut thriller, George Raft plays a characteristically tough role as a sea captain who sets out to find his father's murderer.
Screenplay by STEVE FISHER
Produced by WILLIAM L. PEREIRA Directed by EDWIN L. MARIN
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The second of two films Full Circle
Every modern prime minister has loved, hated or feared television; some have done all three. Yet, from
Harold Wilson to Margaret Thatcher , they have struggled to come to terms with it. Wilson saw the importance of image, and studied the techniques of President Kennedy. Ever since, the 'media consultant' has been vital to politicians. This programme plots the course which has turned premiers into television personalities. But do the viewers know any more about the political process now than they did 50 years ago?
Reporter MICHAEL COCKERELL Two of the best documentaries of the year INDEPENDENT Essential viewing OBSERVER Producer SALLY DOGANIS (R)
with Moira Stuart
Laurie Mayer reviews the week in pictures, with subtitles.
Followed by Weather
by Leonard Bernstein
Book adapted from VOLTAIRE by HUGH WHEELER
Lyrics by RICHARD WILBUR with additional lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Bernstein's comic opera, based on Voltaire's classic satire, directed by JONATHAN MILLER and JOHN WELLS , is performed in a new production by Scottish Opera.
Overture and Act I
Candide is in love with Cunegonde, daughter of the house in Westphalia where he was brought up. But then he is expelled from home, separated from his beloved fiancee and forced to witness a series of disasters.
John Wells gives a talk on the 18th-century background to Voltaire's ideas.
Accompanied by his servant Cacambo, Candide continues his quest for Cunegonde in South America.
He finally comes to accept the real world and is reunited with his love.
Scottish Opera Orchestra led by ANGUS ANDERSON conducted by JOHN MAUCERI
Scottish Opera Chorus Director PETER STANGER Designer RICHARD HUDSON
Choreography ANTHONY VAN LAAST For BBC: Lighting JAMES MAIDEN Sound RON ALLAN and TONY KIME Music producer JOHN EVANS Producer KEITH ALEXANDER Director HUMPHREY BURTON BBC Scotland
(A SCOTTISH OPERA production in association with STANDARD uFEfrom the Theatre Royal Glasgow)
0 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 ofthescreen, but a few feet away.
Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
(Next Saturday, 'Omnibus'on Bernstein's 'West Side Story
Fela Anikupalo-Kuti is one of the most popular musicians to come out of Africa. Born in Nigeria in 1938, he has dominated the African musical scene since the early 1970s. Throughout his career he has used his music as a vehicle for social comment and political criticism, and has had to face assault, imprisonment and even exile for his views.
The concert was filmed on his last visit to the Glastonbury mid-summer festival with his 20-piece band Egypt 80.
Director DENNIS MARKS
Series editors NIGEL FINCH ANTHONY WALL
(In association with Arts
International and the National Video Corporation)
John Hopewell, author of a history of Spanish cinema, introduces a wry portrait of man's better half starring Angela Molina
Rosa, left destitute by the mysterious death of her no-good husband, takes a job as a domestic servant in Madrid. There her enterprise and culinary genius take her up the social ladder.
Screenplay by MANUEL GUTIERREZ ARAGON and LUIS MEGINO Produced by LUIS MEGINO Directed by MANUEL GUTIERREZ ARAGON Television presentation DAVID THOMPSON
(A Spanish film with English subtitles. First showing on British television)
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