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: Open University

12.00 Science: Preparatory Maths - Graphs
12.15 Countdown to the OU (4)
12.40 Managing Design
1.05 The Effective Manager: The Deep End
1.3A Caring for Older People: Voluntary Workers

: Network East

Presented by Shahnaz Pakravan and Sudha Kumari. Current affairs and entertainment from the Asian world.
Executive producer JOHN WILCOX
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR BBC Pebble Mill


Presented By: Shahnaz Pakravan
Presented By: Sudha Kumari.
Director: Paul Freeman
Producer: John Wilcox

: Under the Eagle's Wing

Village life surrounding the American military bases of Lakenheath and Mildenhall in Suffolk.
Film cameraman DAVID GRAY Film editor PETER BARBER Producer ANTHONY GEFFEN


Unknown: David Gray
Editor: Peter Barber
Producer: Anthony Geffen

: Saturday Cinema: Richard Burton Double Bill Bitter Victory

The first of two films starring the legendary actor.
With Curt Jurgens and Ruth Roman. North Africa during the Second World
War: on a special document raid on a German HQ, two officers come into terrible conflict. One is hiding his innate cowardice, the other is contemptuous of inexperienced fighters. And both are in love with the same woman ...
Screenplay by RENE HARDY
NICHOLAS RAY and GAVIN LAMBERT based on the novel by RENE HARDY Produced by PAUL GRAETZ Directed by NICHOLAS RAY
0 FILMS: page 39


Unknown: Curt Jurgens
Unknown: Ruth Roman.
Unknown: Rene Hardy
Unknown: Nicholas Ray
Unknown: Gavin Lambert
Novel By: Rene Hardy
Produced By: Paul Graetz
Directed By: Nicholas Ray
Capt Leith: Richard Burton
Major Brand: Curt Jurgens
Jane Brand: Ruth Roman
Mokrane: Raymond Pellegrin
Lt Barton: Sean Kelly
General Patterson: Anthony Bushell
Private Roberts: Andrew Crawford
Wilkins: Nigel Green
Anderson: Sumner Williams
Sgt Dunnigan: Ronan O'Casey
Sgt Barney: Christopher Lee

: Saturday Cinema: Richard Burton Double Bill Alexander the Great

The second of two films starring the legendary actor.
With Fredric March
Claire Bloom and Danielle Darrieux.
A prophecy of eternal fame is made to Alexander, son of Philip of Macedonia, but he is assured of only a short life in which to achieve some glory. This intelligent epic film covers the years of Alexander's greatest victories until, at the age of 33, he was conquerer of all the known world. Richard Burton stars as the mighty Macedonian warrior supported by a remarkable cast.
Written, produced and directed by ROBERT ROSSEN
0 FILMS: page 39


Unknown: Richard Burton
Directed By: Robert Rossen
Alexander: Richard Burton
Philip of Macedonia: Fredric March
Barsine: Claire Bloom
Olympias: Danielle Darrieux
Aristotle: Barry Jones
Darius: Harry Andrews
Attalus: Stanley Baker
Memnon: Peter Cushing
Demonsthenes: Michael Horden
Parmenio: Niall MacGinnis
Eurydice: Marisa de Leza

: NewsView

with Moira Stuart. Laurie Mayer reviews the week, with subtitles. Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Laurie Mayer

: Riders to the Sea

An opera by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Text by J. M. Synge.
Last of three British operas.
Set in a fishing community in the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland, against the backdrop of the perpetual danger of the sea. Vaughan Williams based the opera almost word-for-word on Synge's play and in the character of Maurya found the perfect expression for his gifts of lyrical melancholy.
Radio Telefis Eireann Chamber Choir; Radio Telefis Eireann Concert Orchestra conducted by Bryden Thompson.
Produced and directed by LOUIS LENTIN . A RTE/NVC production


Unknown: Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Unknown: J. M. Synge.
Conducted By: Bryden Thompson.
Directed By: Louis Lentin
Maurya: Sarah Walker (contralto)
Cathleen: Yvonne Brennan (soprano)
Nora: Kathleen Tynan (soprano)
Bartley: Hugh MacKey (baritone)
Woman: Mary Sheridan de Bruin

: Christabel

A film in four parts by DENNIS POTTER based on The Past Is Myself by CHRISTABEL BIELENBERG 3: As Peter's secret work becomes increasingly dangerous, Christabel takes the boys to the safety of the Black Forest but is forced to return to Berlin by some terrifying news.
Original music STANLEY MYERS


Unknown: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Christabel Bielenberg
Music: Stanley Myers
Produced By: Kenith Trodd
Directed By: Adrian Shergold
Christabel: Elizabeth Hurley
Nicky as a young child: Toby Lawson
John a young child: Andrey Justice
Stationmaster: David Blake-Kelly
Bausch: Jim Carter
Frau Muckle: Pat Heywood
Alois: John Boswall
Peter: Stephen Dillon
Gestapo driver: Simon Tyrrell
First SS officer: John Gillett
Second SS officer: Christopher Leaver
Langbehn: Sam Kelly
Nicky an older child: Alastair Haley
John an older child: James Exell
Volk: Richard Ireson
US Airman: Dennis Christopher
Adam: Nigel Le Vaillant
SS man: Andrew Wilde
Lexi: Suzan Crowley
Irate woman in rubble: Joolia Cappleman
Frau Lange: Joanne Allen
Edeltraut: Emma-Louise Harrington
Hilde: Laura Goodwin

: The Film Club

Disorganised Crime
Film director Franc Roddam introduces two subversive tales of incompetent criminals.

Persons Unknown (Isolitiignoti)
Starring littorio Gassman darcello Mastroianni Claudia Cardinale and Toto.
Ambitious small-time crooks plot the perfect robbery. Their attention to detail is meticulous, but when the time comes to put their brilliant plan into operation, things go catastrophically wrong. Mario Monicelli 's affectionate spoof of crime thrillers became a classic in its own right and launched Gassman as a comedy star.
Directed by MARIO MONICELLI (An Italian film with English subtitles. Black and white)

and at 11.10pm Down by Law
Starring Tom Waits John Lurie and Roberto Benigni.
One night in downtown New Orleans, a pimp and a radio DJ find themselves sharing a prison cell after being framed. They are joined by 'Bob', an exuberant Italian with a slim grasp of the English language but a passion for Walt Whitman. They plot their escape together....
Jim Jarmusch 's wacky second feature after Stranger than Paradise employs hip and strong language, off-beat and hilarious performances, and stunning locations shot in glistening black and white.
Written and directed by JIM JARMUSCH
Film Club presentation by DAVID THOMPSON
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Unknown: Mastroianni Claudia Cardinale
Unknown: Mario Monicelli
Play By: Mario Monicelli
Directed By: Mario Monicelli
Unknown: Tom Waits
Unknown: John Lurie
Unknown: Roberto Benigni.
Unknown: Walt Whitman.
Unknown: Jim Jarmusch
Produced By: Alan Kleinberg
Directed By: Jim Jarmusch
Presentation By: David Thompson
Peppe: Vittorio Gassman
Tiberto: Marcello Mastroianni
Mario: Renato Salvatori
Cosimo: Memmo Carotenuto
Feribotte: Tiberio Murgia
Carmelita: Claudia Cardinale
Dante: Toto
Campannelle: Carlo Pisacane
Nicoletta: Carla Gravina
Norma: Rossana Rory
Zack: Tom Waits
Jack Romano: John Lurie
Roberto: Roberto Benigni
Nicoletta: Nicoletta Braschi
Laurette: Ellen Barkin
Bobbie: Billie Neal
Gig: Rockets Redglare

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