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: Open University

6.50 The Enlightenment: Strawberry Hill
7.15 'No, Minister': Education Vouchers?
7.40 Introduction to Calculus
8.05 The Effective Manager: The Deep End
8.30 Maths Modelling: Seat Belts
8.55 Pure Maths: Orthogonal Bases
9.20 Physics: Energy to Go Round
9.45 Psychology: Questions of Behaviour?
10.10 The Main Frame and the Micro: From DP to IT
10.35 Farming: Organic or Conventional?
11.00 The Case of Czechoslovakia
11.25 Childhood in Victorian Literature
11.50 Special Relativity
12.15 Electronics: Frequency Response
12.40 The Changing Countryside: Scenic Setting
1.05 Science, Technology and Everyday Life
1.30 Modem Art: Pissarro
1.55 Chemistry: Poisons that Paralyse
2.20 Migration from a Turkish Village


Unknown: Strawberry Hill

: Network East

Presented by Shahnaz Pakravan and Sudha Kumari.
This week the programme covering Asian affairs goes to Batley in West Yorkshire to investigate the fight to get voluntary-aided status for the Zakaria Islamic school. Plus a profile of Indian sculptor Sadiq and an exclusive interview with Bombay film star Zeenat Aman.
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR BBC Pebble Mill


Presented By: Shahnaz Pakravan
Presented By: Sudha Kumari.
Unknown: Zeenat Aman.
Director: Paul Freeman

: Wild Westerns: Serials

Film expert and Western enthusiast Tony Thomas introduces a lively programme of extracts from such famous Republic and Universal serials as The Painted Stallion and Riders of Death Valley. Among the Hollywood
Western stars featured are
Tom Mix , Johnny MacBrown , Harry Carey and Buck James.


Introduces: Tony Thomas
Unknown: Tom Mix
Unknown: Johnny MacBrown
Unknown: Harry Carey
Unknown: Buck James.
Unknown: Tony Thomas

: The Sky at Night

Cosmic Lighthouses
Pulsars are among the most bizarre objects in the universe. They are very small, amazingly dense and spinning rapidly round.
Dr Paul Murdin discusses them with Patrick Moore. Producer PIETER MORPURGO
0 MY KIND OF NIGHT: page 94


Unknown: Dr Paul Murdin
Unknown: Patrick Moore.
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Saturday Cinema: They Were Expendable

Robert Montgomery John Wayne
Donna Reed. Manila Bay 1941: Navy Lieutenant John Brickley is in command of a squadron of US motor torpedo-boats.
Their task is to carry urgent messages between garrisons, but 'Brick' is convinced that they should play a more vital role in the war effort. When a Japanese warship is spotted in the vicinity he is determined to prove the squadron's worth.... Lt John Brickley
Screenplay by FRANK wead. based on the book by WILLIAM L. WHITE
Produced and directed by JOHN FORD t FILMS: page 18


Unknown: Robert Montgomery
Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Donna Reed. Manila
Unknown: Lieutenant John Brickley
Unknown: Lt John Brickley
Book By: William L. White
Directed By: John Ford
Lt Rusty Ryan: John Wayne
Lt Sandy Davyss: Donna Reed
General Martin: Jack Holt
Boats Mulcahey: Ward Bond
Ensign Snake Gardner: Marshall Thompson
Andrews: Paul Langton
Maj James Morton: Leon Ames
Seaman Jones: Arthur Walsh
Shorty Long: Donald Curtis
Cross: Cameron Mitchell

: The Triumph of the West

A view of world history in 13 parts by John Roberts. 9: Monuments to Progress The Victorians took it for granted that the world was getting better. Progress was the idol of the day.
The Industrial Revolution marked changes as great as the French Revolution.
John Roberts describes the age of industry. Executive producer CHRISTOPHER MARTIN
0 BOOK: £14.95 from booksellers


Unknown: John Roberts.
Unknown: John Roberts
Producer: Christopher Martin
Producer: Denis Moriarty

: NewsView

Moira Stuart reads today's latest news and sport. Lisa Davidson reviews the week in pictures, with subtitles.
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Unknown: Lisa Davidson

: Rhythms of the World

Buckwheat Zydeco Live Featuring 50 minutes of goodtime Zydeco dance music in the company of Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural and his band. Zydeco music belongs to the rural black population of southern Louisiana and is distinguished from other styles of American regional music by its French and German influences. The French influence can be heard in the lyrics of Zydeco, - many Zydeco musicians being bilingual in French and English. German settlers passing through Louisiana left the accordion, which helps give Zydeco its distinctive sound.
Rhythms of the World filmed Buckwheat Zydeco on their recent trip to the UK where on a London stage, they recreated all the atmosphere of a Louisiana club. Production FRANK HANLY TIM MAY. BOB PORTWAY Series editors


Unknown: Frank Hanly
Unknown: Nigel Finch.

: The 'Slap' Maxwell Story

When Judy temporarily inherits the Dear Dagmar column, 'Slap' offers some of his usual caring and sensitive advice. But do the readers need this from a man who wept openly at Richard Nixon 's resignation?
Written by JEFFREY LANE Directed by STEVE DUBIN


Unknown: Richard Nixon
Written By: Jeffrey Lane
Directed By: Steve Dubin
'Slap' Maxwell: Dabney Coleman
Judy: Megan Gallagher
Nelson: Brian Smiar
Charlie: Bill Calvert
Dutchman: Bill Cobbs

: Saturday Night Clive

In a new and de-regulated universe of ever-expanding media, Clive James is here to make some sense of it all. Director PIETER MORPURGO


Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: The Film Club

Writer and critic Ann Billson introduces a striking American film about the controversial Japanese author. Mishima
A Life in Four Chapters starring
Ken Ogata.
Yukio Mishima was one of Japan's most complex figures. A playwright and novelist increasingly obsessed with Samurai ethics and militarism, Mishima made his life reflect his art. American director Paul Schrader intertwines dramatisations of Mishima's early life and of his works with the events of the day in November 1970 when
Mishima took over the Eastern Army headquarters in Tokyo to restore the glory of the Emperor.
(In English and Japanese with English subtitles. First showing on British television).
Film Club presentation by DAVID THOMPSON
0 ALSO SHOWING: page 21


Introduces: Ann Billson
Unknown: Ken Ogata.
Unknown: Yukio Mishima
Director: Paul Schrader
Unknown: Paul Schrader
Unknown: Leonard Schrader
Produced By: Mata Yamamoto
Unknown: Tom Luddy
Directed By: Paul Schrader
Presentation By: David Thompson
Yukio Mishima: Ken Ogata
Morita: Masayuki Shionoya
Mashita: Junkichi Orimoto
Mother: Naoko Otani
Mishima, age 18-19: Go Riju
Mishima, 9-14: Masato Aizawa
Mishima, 5: Yuki Nagahara
Grandmother: Haruko Kato
Mizoguchi: Yasosuke Bando
Mariko: Hisako Manda
Kashiwagi: Koichi Sato
Osamu: Kenji Sawada
Kiyomi: Reisen Lee
MitSUko: Setsuko Karasuma
NatSUO: Tadanori Yokoo
Takei: Yasuaki Kurata
Isao: Toshiyuki Nagashima
Lt Hori: Hiroshi Katsuno

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