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: Open University

6.50 Maths: Complex Functions
7.15 The Shape of Things to Come
7.40 Arts: The Enlightenment
8.05 Tin: a Case Study
8.30 Maths: The Genetics Game
8.55 Caring for Older People: Work and Retirement
9.20 Monetarism and Coal
9.45 Arts: Composer and Audience
10.10 Engineering Mechanics: Statics
10.35 Maths: Least Squares
11.00 Open Forum Magazine: News and Views
11.25 Science: Energy
11.50 Maths Methods: Resonance and Damping
12.15pm Biology: Metatrolic Pathways
12.40 Beneath Scotland

: International Bridge Club

Hambro Guardian Trophy
Presented by Clare Harrison and Jeremy Flint. In this series of 13 programmes, four world-class players compete for this prestigious trophy and the prize money of £10,000. The four aces are:
Zia Mahmood from Pakistan Tony Forrester from Great Britain
Christian Mari from France and Bob Hamman from the United States Lighting COLIN WIDGERY
Videotape editor IAN HOWLETT Director ANNIE LEWIS
0 INFORMATION: for hands featured in today 's programme see Ceefax page 289
0 BOOKLET:/or a copy of the hands featured in the series, with additional analysis, send a cheque or postal order for f2. 50, made payable to
Broadcasting Support Services, to [address removed]


Presented By: Clare Harrison
Presented By: Jeremy Flint.
Unknown: Christian Mari
Unknown: Bob Hamman
Editor: Ian Howlett
Director: Annie Lewis
Producer: David Mitchell

: 40 Minutes

Knickerbockers in Knightsbridge
Hill House School, one of the largest prep schools in Britain, is unlike any other. It has no governors, no parent/teacher association, no office, no secretary, no typewriter. Founder Colonel Stuart Townend , Empire
Games gold medallist, 80 this year, still runs the school in his own unconventional way. 'Colonel Bossyboots', the News of the World dubbed him - but he didn't mind. 'I'm the King of Hans Place ,' he says. Producer GRANT MUTER 40 Minutes editor


Unknown: Stuart Townend
Unknown: Hans Place
Unknown: Edward Mirzoeff

: The Week in the Lords

Christopher Jones reports on the week's proceedings from the House of Lords. Editor SHEILA COOK


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Editor: Sheila Cook

: Onegin

Arranged and orchestrated by KURT-HEINZ STOLZE Danced by the National Ballet of Canada withand
Orchestra of the National Ballet of Canada conducted by ERMANNO FLORIO Scenery and costumes JURGEN ROSE Staged by REID ANDERSEN Lighting SHOLEM DOLGOY Co-produced by PRIMEDIA PRODUCTIONS LTD and CBC (Canada) in association with RM ARTS Directed for televsion by NORMAN CAMPBELL (R)


Unknown: John Cranko
Conducted By: Ermanno Florio
Produced By: Primedia Productions
Unknown: Norman Campbell
Tatiana: Sabina Allemann
Onegin: Frank Augustyn
Olga: Cynthia Lucas
Lensky: Jeremy Ransom
Prince Gremin: Serge La Vole
Mme Larina: Victoria Bertram
Nurse: Lorna Geddes

: Battling the Atlantic

A solo voyage with Pete Goss. " For a time the 25-year-old marine from Cornwall feared his boat was breaking up as he raced 3,000 miles across the Atlantic. But he kept going. The result is a unique record of one man's battle against the elements; his thoughts as he faces continuing storms, his emotions as he is visited by whales and dolphins. Picture editor ROD THOMAS Producer TONY BYERS


Unknown: Pete Goss.
Producer: Tony Byers

: Rugby Special

News of promotion and relegation in the Courage League, the Schweppes
Cup semi-finals in Wales, and a visit to the home of seven-a-sides - Melrose. Introduced by Chris Rea Executive producer


Introduced By: Chris Rea
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston

: Music in Camera

Mayumi Plays Mozart Continuing her recitals with the Scottish Chamber
Orchestra, Mayumi Fujikawa plays Mozart's Violin Concerto in G (K 216).
The programme begins with the Divertimento (K 136), conducted by Janos Furst. Introduced by Charlotte Green . Sound BRIAN DEWAR
Producer HILARY BOULDING BBC Scotland (R)


Conducted By: Janos Furst.
Introduced By: Charlotte Green
Unknown: Brian Dewar
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: The Money Programme

The Right Lines?
In the Europe without frontiers of the post-1992 single market is British Rail in danger of being left behind? While the rest of Europe is committing public money to the railway of the future, Britain's transport planners are looking in the direction of privatisation. Who's on the right track? Paul Burden reports. Producer ELAINE THOMAS


Unknown: Paul Burden
Producer: Elaine Thomas
Editor: Christopher Graham

: Harvest of Despair

One of the grestest man-made disasters of the 20th century was the famine of 1932-3 in the Soviet Union. This harrowing film, made in the West, gives eloquent testimony to what remains a largely unknown tragedy and, until very recently, a taboo subject in the USSR, even in the Gorbachev era. This film has never been shown in the Soviet Union. A senior Soviet historian,
V. A. Tikhonov , has flown over from Moscow to see it, and after the screening he gives his reactions to Peter Frank of Essex University. Director STAWKO NOWYCKI for the Ukrainian Famine Research Committee, Canada


Unknown: V. A. Tikhonov
Unknown: Peter Frank
Director: Stawko Nowycki
Producer: Ancus MacQueen

: The Miraculous Circumstance

This film, first shown in 1981, was the BBC's contribution to the Bartok centenary and won the first prize at the Golden Harp Festival in Ireland.
In 1906 the young Bela Bartok set out to discover the forgotten music of his people. He found a vast treasure of folk music all over Eastern Europe, and he called his discovery 'a miraculous circumstance'.
In this film the late A. L. Lloyd retraces Bartok's journeys through Hungary and Romania to rediscover that treasure of native music.
BBC Bristol (R)


Presenter: A. L. Lloyd
Film Editor: John Merritt
Director: Barrie Gavin

: *am International Golf

US Masters from
Augusta National Golf Club. Can Sandy Lyle become the first man since
Jack Nicklaus , 23 years ago, to win the title in successive years? Whatever the outcome tonight, another chapter will be added to the legend of the Masters.
Introduced by Steve Rider. Commentators PETER ALLISS and TONY JACKLIN.
Television presentation CBS
* Approximate time


Unknown: Sandy Lyle
Unknown: Jack Nicklaus
Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Commentators: Peter Alliss
Commentators: Tony Jacklin.
Commentators: Alastair Scott

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