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: Open University

12.00 Science: Preparatory Maths - Numbers
12.15 Accounting for Managers
12.40 The Health Service: Plans for Change
1.05 Changing Countryside: Views of a Valley
1.30 Caring for Older People: Hospital

: Network East

Pakistan's Election
Network East has a team on the spot to cover the campaigns of the two main political contenders: Benazir Bhutto 's Pakistan Peoples
Party and Mohammed Khan Junejo's Pakistan Muslim League.
Plus analysis of the results and exclusive interviews. Producer NARINDER MINHAS
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR


Unknown: Benazir Bhutto
Unknown: Mohammed Khan
Producer: John Wilcox

: Saturday Cinema: Little Lord Fauntleroy

In this new version,
Ricky Schroder plays Ceddie, who finds himself the sole heir to a title and fortune. Alec Guinness plays his grandfather who disowned
Ceddie's father for marrying a commoner and now succumbs to the charm of his American grandson.
Screenplay by BLANCHE HANALIS based on the novel by FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Produced by NORMAN ROSEMONT Directed by JACK GOLD


Unknown: Ricky Schroder
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Play By: Blanche Hanalis
Novel By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Produced By: Norman Rosemont
Directed By: Jack Gold
Earl of Dorincourt: Alec Guinness
Lord Fauntleroy: Ricky Schroder
Mrs Errol: Connie Booth
Havisham: Eric Porter
Hobbs: Colin Blakely
Lady Lorradaile: Rachel Kempson
Mary: Carmel McSharry
Dawson: Antonia Pemberton
Dick: Rolf Saxon

: The Sky at Night

Radio Stars
Patrick Moore and Dr Alan Wright discuss radio sources in the sky.


Unknown: Dr Alan Wright
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: International Snooker

Tennent's UK Professional Snooker Championship DAVID VINE introduces coverage over the next nine days from Preston Guild Hall.
0 FEATURE: page 106

: Rally Report

Tomorrow sees the start of the Lombard RAC Rally - the last round of this year's
World Rally Championship. Once more Lancia dominate, having already won both the manufacturer's and drivers' titles, but who will provide their greatest challenge over the next five days and 2,000 tortuous miles? Will it be the Russians - over here for the first time in recent years - the Scandinavians, the Japanese or the British? It may even be a lone
Australian, ROSS DUNKERTON , still convinced that the event is 'full of people with unpronouncable names who will all be driving very quickly between London and Brighton!'
William Woollard and Tony Mason watch some of the preparations, meet the drivers and preview what has become one of the country's largest motor-sporting events.
Executive producer TOM ROSS BBC Pebble Mill
(Coverage begins tomorrow at
10.30am on BBC2)
0 COMPETITION: page 100 and FEATURE: page 102


Unknown: Ross Dunkerton
Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Tony Mason
Producer: Tony Rayner
Producer: Tom Ross

: NewsView

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


Unknown: Lisa Davidson
Unknown: Laurie Mayer

: Billy Budd

Libretto by E. M. FORSTER and ERIC CROZIER from the story by HERMAN MELVILLE
Michael Berkeley introduces this masterly opera from Britten's maturity. It is a story of the conflict between love and duty set at the time of the Napoleonic Wars on board a British warship, HMS Indomitable.
This production was staged at the English National
Opera last spring, and Tim Albery 's radical production drew uniformly high praise from press and public.
Thomas Allen is Billy Budd Philip Langridge is Captain Vere and Richard Van Allan is Claggart
English National Opera Chorus chorusmasters
English National Opera Orchestra led by RAYMOND OVENS conducted by DAVID ATHERTON
8.25 Michael Berkeley talks to Eric Crozier ,
Theodor Upmann , Thomas Allen and Tim Albery about the opera's origins as well as its various and sometimes controversial interpretations.
8.45* Act 2
Stage lighting DAVY CUNNINGHAM Designers TOM CAIRNS and ANTONY MCDONALD Directed for the stage by TIM ALBERY
Interval director KRISS RUSMANIS Radio 3 producer JOHN EVANS Videotape editor PHIL SOUTHBY
Television sound GRAHAM HAINES
Television lighting ALAN WOOLFORD Directed for television by BARRIE GAVIN
MA 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.
• FEATURE: page 15


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: E. M. Forster
Unknown: Eric Crozier
Story By: Herman Melville
Introduces: Michael Berkeley
Introduces: Tim Albery
Unknown: Thomas Allen
Unknown: Billy Budd
Unknown: Philip Langridge
Unknown: Richard van Allan
Unknown: Martin Handley
Conducted By: David Atherton
Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Eric Crozier
Unknown: Theodor Upmann
Unknown: Thomas Allen
Unknown: Tim Albery
Producer: John Evans
Unknown: Alan Woolford
Television By: Barrie Gavin
Mr Redburn: Neil Howlett
Mr Flint PHILLIP: Guy Bromley
Mr Ratcliffe: Clive Bayley
Red Whiskers: Edward Byles
Donald: Mark Richardson
Dansker: John Connell
Novice: Barry Banks
Squeak: Howard Milner
Novice's friend: Christopher Booth-Jones
Bosun: Malcolm Rivers
First mate: Anthony Cunningham
Second mate: Christopher Ross
Arthur Jones/Maintop: Richard Reaville
Cabin boy: Oscar Ces

: Christabel

A film in four parts by DENNIS POTTER based on The Past Is Myself by CHRISTABEL BIELENBERG 1: As wedding bells peal out across the English countryside, the bride's father begs her to change her mind. The village congregation is shocked when the bridegroom responds in German. But Christabel insists upon making a commitment to married life in a country soon to be at war with her own ... and STEWART HARWOOD ,


Unknown: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Stewart Harwood
Unknown: John Phythian.
Unknown: Tim Killick
Unknown: Michael Egan
Unknown: David Bauckham
Unknown: Arthur Whybrow.
Unknown: Nicola Wright.
Unknown: Sam Preston.
Produced By: Kenith Trodd
Directed By: Adrian Shergold
Christabel: Elizabeth Hurley
Mr Burton: Geoffrey Palmer
Mrs Burton: Ann Bell
Peter: Stephen Dillon
Adam: Nigel Le Vaillant
Priest: Robert Howard
Aunt Ulla: Renny Lister
Baby Nicky: James Stewart
Baby John: Ben Preston
Professor Bauer: Guy Deghy
News vendor: Jonathan Izard
Neisse: John Burgess
Jewish tailor: John Barrard

: The Film Club

Film director
Martin Scorsese introduces Michael Powell 's celebrated horror film.
Peeping Tom starring
Carl Boehm
Anna Massey
To supplement his income as an assistant cameraman in a film studio, Mark Lewis takes girlie photographs for a local shop.
Gradually his disturbed psyche - the result of terrifying experiments on him by his father - becomes obsessed by the lust to murder. Not content with killing, he decides that he wants to photograph the victims in their death throes. This remarkable film caused considerable controversy on its initial release but is now regarded as one of the great classics of British cinema.
Screenplay by LEO MARKS Produced and directed by MICHAEL POWELL
Film Club presentation DAVID THOMPSON
0 FEATURE: page 33 and FILMS: page 35


Introduces: Martin Scorsese
Unknown: Michael Powell
Unknown: Carl Boehm
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Mark Lewis
Play By: Leo Marks
Directed By: Michael Powell
Unknown: David Thompson
Mark Lewis: Carl Boehm
Helen Stephens: Anna Massey
Mrs Stephens: Maxine Audley
Vivian: Moira Shearer
Arthur Baden: Esmond Knight
Don Jarvis: Michael Goodliffe
Diane Ashley: Shirley Ann Field
Mr Peters: Bartlett Mullins
Inspector Gregg: Jack Watson
Sergeant Miller: Nigel Davenport
Milly: Pamela Green
Dr Rosan: Martin Miller

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