3: The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal
Tony Butler continues his narrow boat journey through the heart of England. (R)
Democracy and City State
Acropolis Now the Public Face of the State producer TONY COE
A BBC/OPEN UNIVERSITY production
starring the Crazy
Gang: Flanagan and Allen, Nervo and Knox. Naughton and Gold as Studio disorganisers. Six street musicians are spotted by a film producei and given jobs as film extras. Arriving in costume - bowler hats and Pinstripe suits - they are mistaken for important financiers, and given complete control of the studio.
Screenplay by MARRIOTT EDGAR and VAL GUEST
Produced by EDWARD BLACK Directed by MARCEL varnel
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presented by Professor Gareth Roberts.
The Home of the Future Home, Smart Home (R)
More Speed Less Work Narrator Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker. Director of animation DEREK MOGFORD
Designed and produced by IVOR WOOD (R)
Weather followed by The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales
Dyffryn Conwy 1989
The Crowning Ceremony
Angharad Mair introduces live coverage of today's events and stage competitions from the National Eisteddfod at Llanrwst. Attention is focused on the first of this week's major poetry ceremonies - the Crowning of the Bard. BBC Wales
Director SANDRA WAINWRIGHT
Executive producer BRIDGET WINTER (R)
Regional News and Weather
The rise to fame of a small-time burlesque artist who fights his way to the top of the Ziegfeld Follies. This musical comedy, made to celebrate Cantor's 35 years in show business, was based on his life.
Screenplay by JOSEPH GUILLAN. DOROTHY BENNETT
Directed by EDWIN L. MARIN
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The Second World War was sparked off by an incident planned by Adolf Hitler - a phoney raid on a German transmitting station on the Polish border. The leader of the assault was Alfred Naujocks. In 1965, Man Alive secured an exclusive interview with him. Produced by TOM CONWAY
Marshal Vance determines to make the new territory of Oklahoma a safer place but he reckons without strong opposition from desperadoes such as the Sundance Kid.
Screenplay by CHARLES O'NEAL. JACK NATTEFORD. LUCI WARD Produced by NAT HOLT
Directed by RAY enright
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the Sundance Kid:
Have Project, Will Manage! 'Everything in business which has a beginning and an end is a project and can be better managed if treated as one,' is a claim made by Dr Martin Barnes , Chairman of the Association of Project Managers. To support his claim, he looks at the commissioning of a new computer building and he has practiced what he preaches by accepting an invitation to manage the making of tonight's programme. Production assistant ELIZABETH MCDOWELL
Producer MIKE WEATHERLEY (e)
Women golfers come into their own in early August with the British and English stroke play championships.
They hit the ball further than ever before but sexual equality still eludes them. In some private golf clubs, ladies are forbidden to play at weekends and have only limited access to club facilities.
Sian Penlington explores the social rules of a male-dominated game and hears of a clubhouse where women are not allowed to cross a painted white line.
Executive producer DAVID TAYLOR BBC North West
presented by Brinsley Forde , Aminatta Foma , Martin Shaw. This week Ebony on the Road comes from Birmingham. Meet Attillah Shabazz , activist daughter of 60s black hero Malcolm X. OTR analyses the black base of 80s rap and hip hop, and hear a sizzling British
'hip-soul' band, Kash.
OTR also looks at the issues of black separatism with young Afro-Caribbeans discussing black independent political organisation, and the trend to all-black schools. Producers
COLIN PRESCOD. ONYE WAMBU Editor VASTIANA BELFON BBC Pebble Mill
To Air Is Human
Racism rears its ugly head when the star of a popular TV show voices his anti-semitic prejudices in a pre-recorded interview. But Douglas has more pressing problems - a paternity suit!
Written by NORMA VELA
Directed by GABRIELLE BEAUMONT
Written and presented by Ludovic Kennedy.
1: Reason and Intellect
Why is it that some people have the gift of making people sit up and listen?
Ludovic Kennedy makes a personal selection of some fine speeches, explores some of the principles and identifies guiding rules that underpin effective oratory. In the first of three programmes, he focuses on the appeal to reason and intellect in the classical tradition, the model for some of the best historic examples in the political and parliamentary arenas.
Series consultantLORD BROXBOURNE Wardrobe LISA BENJAMIN
Film camera EUGENE CARR. JOHN BAKER
Executive producer BRUCE NORMAN Producer DENIS MORIARTY
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William Pitt the Elder:
A series of profiles featuring favourite characters from Out of the Doll's House. Victoria the Suffragette
Victoria Lidiard joined the suffragettes in 1910. Producer ANGELA HOLDSWORTH
The Testimony of Chai Ling Presented by Kate Adie. In a moving testimony smuggled out of China, Chai Ling , one of the student leaders in Tiananmen Square in Peking, describes the weeks of protest and the brutal response of the Chinese Army.
Editor GLENWYN BENSON (R)
Kenya's handsome Grevy's Zebras have suffered at the hands of poachers.
Produced by ADRIAN WARREN
Health and Disease: Customer Service
Producer VICTOR LOCKWOOD