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: Open University

6.50 Experimental Philosophy
7.40 Care in the Community
8.05 Piaget in Perspective
8.30 Photochemical Pathways
8.55 Pure Maths: Dodecahedral Group
9.20 Nuclear Weapons: Capability
9.45 Measure for Measure: Workshop
10.10 Introduction to Calculus
10.35 Music: Harmonic Analysis
11.00 Sugar Takes Root
14.25 Water for a City: Nottingham
11.50 The Teaching Profession
12.15 Special Education in Norway
12.40 Talking to the Tea Folk
1.05 Education: From Theory to Therapy
1.30 Modernism: Boshevik Art
1.55 All Change for System X
2.20 Chiral Synthesis

: Network East

Women to Women
Over 100 Asian women from all walks of life discuss issues facing them in contemporary Britain. Chaired by Shyama Perera of The Guardian, the panel consists of Yasmin Alibhai (New Statesman),
Zerbanoo Gifford (ex-Liberal councillor), Rita Wolfe
(actress) and Kirin Kumar (Women's National Commission).
Series producer NARENDHRA MORAR BBC Pebble Mill (R) revised


Unknown: Shyama Perera
Unknown: Yasmin Alibhai
Unknown: Zerbanoo Gifford
Unknown: Rita Wolfe
Unknown: Kirin Kumar
Director: Paul Freeman

: Saturday Cinema: Slaughter Trail

Brian Donlevy and Gig Young.
Three men hold up a stagecoach and precipitate a chain of events that culminate in the formerly peaceful
Navajo indians going on the warpath....
A novel musical narration entitled Hoofbeat Serenade accompanies this exciting and unusual western.
Screenplay by SID KULLER Produced and directed by IRVING ALLEN
FILMS: page 23


Unknown: Brian Donlevy
Unknown: Sid Kuller
Directed By: Irving Allen
Capt Dempster: Brian Donlevy
Vaughn: Gig Young
Lorabelle Larkin: Virginia Grey
Sgt McIntosh: Andy Devine
Lt Morgan: Robert Hutton
Singalong: Terry Gilkyson
Hardsaddle: Lew Bedell
Heath: Myron Healey
Levering: Ken Koutnik
Rufus Black: Eddie Parks

: Cricket: Second Test

from Lord's
Cornhill Insurance Test Series
England v Australia
Tony Lewis introduces further coverage of the afternoon's play on the third day.

: Eye on Nature

Tree of Thorns
The umbrella-like thorny acacia tree provides home, shade and hunting ground for a wealth of African creatures.
Narrated and produced by Barry Paine. BBC Bristol


Produced By: Barry Paine.

: The Week In the Lords

The week's proceedings in the House of Lords with Christopher Jones. Editor SHEILA COOK


Unknown: Christopher Jones.
Editor: Sheila Cook

: 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

: Garter Highlights

Her Majesty The Queen installed HM The King of Spain as an Extra Knight in this ancient Order at Windsor Castle last Monday.
Edited highlights of the colourful procession from
Windsor Castle and the service in St George's Chapel are described by David Dimbleby. Service conducted by the Dean of Windsor, the Rt Rev Michael Mann with the Bishop of Winchester, the Rt Rev Colin James , the Choristers and Lay Clerks of St George's Chapel.
Organist and Master of Choristers


Unknown: David Dimbleby.
Unknown: Michael Mann
Unknown: Colin James
Unknown: Christopher Robinson
Organist: Roger Judd
Unknown: Timothy Marshall

: Tamas-the Darkness

First of a five-part series. with Om Puri Deepa Sahi A.K. Hangal and Virendra Saxena.
1947: as the British prepare to leave India they announce the division of the country into two separate states - India and Pakistan. The decision leads to one of the most traumatic events in the history of the subcontinent. This drama series chronicles those times.
It is some weeks before
Partition. The place is a small town in the North-West
Frontier Province (now in Pakistan). Tensions are running high. The Muslim League has accused the Indian National Congress of being a Hindu front. In this volatile atmosphere Nathu, an untouchable, is paid to kill a pig for allegedly veterinary purposes. The next day a dead pig is discovered outside the local mosque.
The scene is set for a confrontation between
Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs. Director GOVMD NIHALANI
A Network East presentation


Unknown: Puri Deepa Sahi
Unknown: A.K. Hangal
Unknown: Virendra Saxena.

: Streets of Fire

A rock 'n roll fable starring and Snatched on-stage in mid-concert, rock singer Ellen Aim becomes a prisoner of the Bombers. Tom Cody , smouldering soldier of fortune and Ellen's old flame, is called home to save her.
This striking fantasy features the music of Ry Cooder ,
Jim Steinman , Stevie Nicks , Tom Petty and Dan Hartman.
Screenplay by WALTER HILL and LARY GROSS
Directed by WALTER HILL
(First showing on British television)
0 FILMS: page 23


Singer: Ellen Aim
Unknown: Tom Cody
Unknown: Ry Cooder
Unknown: Jim Steinman
Unknown: Stevie Nicks
Unknown: Tom Petty
Unknown: Dan Hartman.
Unknown: Walter Hill
Produced By: Lawrence Gordon
Directed By: Walter Hill
Tom Cody: Michael Pare
Ellen Aim: Diane Lane
Billy Fish: Rick Moranis
McCoy: Amy Madigan
Raven: Willem Dafoe
Reva: Deborah van Valkenburgh
Ed Price: Richard Lawson
Officer Cooley: Rick Rossovich
Clyde: Bill Paxton
Greer: Lee Ving
Bird: Stoney Jackson
Reggie: Grand Bush
Lester: Robert Townsend
BJ: Mykelt Williamson
Baby Doll: Elizabeth Daily
Motorwoman: Lynne Thigpen
'Torchie's' dancer: Marine Jahan
Ben Gunn: Ed Begley Jr

: Cricket: Second Test

from Lord's
Comhill Insurance Test Series England v Australia
Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the third day's play.
0 SPORTSLINEfor test and country cricket scores dial [number removed]; calls cost 38p per minute (peak), 25p (off-peak).


Introduces: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Jack Bannister
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Tom Graveney
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: International Tennis

Introduced by Barry Davies
Pilkington Glass Ladies' Championships
Highlights of the final played in the magnificent setting of Devonshire Park, Eastbourne.
The winner receives a cheque for just over £36,000 and then on Tuesday it's back to square one in the first round at Wimbledon.
Wimbledon 89: a special BBC Sportsyear magazine giving full details of this year's championships, profiles of the leading players and a look at the history and glamour of the world's most famous tennis tournament, price £1.95 from newsagents.


Introduced By: Barry Davies
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: Virginia Wade
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Rapido

Presented by Antoine de Caunes.
Peter Gabriel talks about his long-awaited new album. Plus Neneh Cherry, Yello, Joe Cocker and much, much more from the current music scene.
An NB de C production DEF n editor


Presented By: Antoine de Caunes.
Talks: Peter Gabriel
Unknown: Joe Cocker
Unknown: Janet Street-Porter

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