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: Open University

9.00 Open Advice:
Studying with the OU
9.25 General Introduction: The OU is for You
9.50 Mental Handicap: 'No Problem's Too Big'
10.15 Science Preparatory Maths: Numbers

: Hobson's Choice

starring and
Henry Hobson is a pompous, but ineffectual, domestic tyrant who drinks while his daughters run the shop and home. When meek
Willie Mossop marries Hobson's eldest daughter, he finds her father a formidable opponent.
Produced and directed by DAVID LEAN
•FILMS: page 28


Unknown: Henry Hobson
Unknown: Willie Mossop
Directed By: David Lean
Henry Horatio Hobson: Charles Laughton
Willie Mossop: John Mills
Maggie Hobson: Brenda Debanz1e
Alice Hobson: Daphne Anderson
Vicky Hobson: Prunella Scales
Albert Prosser: Richard Wattis

: The Wild Side of Town

Five explorations of the city presented by Chris Baines. 1: Wildlife Network Wildlife has its own highways across the city - the disused railway lines, road verges and canals that most of us do not notice.
Producer ROB BLOOMFIELD (R)(°)


Presented By: Chris Baines.

: The Story of English Furniture

featuring Arthur Negus. 7: Elegance and Utility
Gillows, Hepplewhite and Sheraton exploit the trend. Exotic woods, brought back from voyages of discovery, are used to great effect.
Presented by Hugh Scully. Production


Unknown: Arthur Negus.
Presented By: Hugh Scully.
Unknown: Paul Smith
Unknown: Robin Drake

: Point to Point

William Nott 's greatest excitement is riding fast. His ambition is to win the next point-to-point race.


Unknown: William Nott
Director: David Pearson

: The Shogun Inheritance

Japan and the Legacy of the Samurai
Pageboy to the Gods Nearly 80 per cent of Japanese are devout
Buddhists, but almost the same number profess to be followers of Shinto. People hedge their bets by following both religions and keep in their homes two altars - one for Shinto gods, the Kami, and the other for the family dead.
Narrated by Julian Pettifer. Producer MICHAEL MACINTYRE (R)


Unknown: Julian Pettifer.
Producer: Michael MacIntyre

: Network East

Featuring special reports from India which focus on their upcoming general election. The programme analyses the issues facing the electorate and asks whether
Rajiv Gandhi can keep his grip on power or whether the opposition can unseat him.
Presented by Shyama Perera and Krishnan Guru-Murthy . Producer PAUL SEN


Unknown: Rajiv Gandhi
Presented By: Shyama Perera
Presented By: Krishnan Guru-Murthy

: The Sky at Night

with Patrick Moore.
The Bull in the Sky
Taurus, the Bull, is one of the most interesting objects in the winter night sky. Producer PIETER MORPURGO


Unknown: Patrick Moore.
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Saturday Cinema: Judgment at Nuremberg

starring and
Stanley Kramer 's
Oscar-winning film is set in 1948. German judges come before an American court in Nuremberg charged with crimes against humanity following their complicity with the Nazi regime.
Screenplay by ABBY MANN Produced and directed by STANLEY KRAMER
•FILMS: page 28


Unknown: Stanley Kramer
Play By: Abby Mann
Directed By: Stanley Kramer
Judge Dan Haywood: Spencer Tracy
Colonel Tad Lawson: Richard Widmark
Hans Rolfe: Maximilian Schell
Mme Bertholt: Marlene Dietrich
Ernst Janning: Burt Lancaster
Irene Hoffman: Judy Garland
Rudolph Peterson: Montgomery Clift
Captain Byers: William Shatner
Senator Burkette: Ed Binns
Judge Kenneth Norris: Kenneth MacKenna
Emil Hahn: Werner Klemperer
General Merrin: Alan Baxter

: Rapido

with Antoine de Caunes.
This week's guests include the Fine Young Cannibals, Aerosmith, Mick Hucknall , De La Soul and Billy Joel. Director PETER STUART
Executive producers ALEX BERGER and TIM NEWMAN
An N B de C Production


Unknown: Antoine de Caunes.
Unknown: Mick Hucknall
Unknown: Billy Joel.
Director: Peter Stuart
Producers: Alex Berger
Producers: Tim Newman

: Rally Report

Tomorrow sees the start of the 1989 Lombard RAC Rally. William Woollard and Tony Mason watch the preparations. BBC Pebble Mill
(Coverage begins tomorrow 10.30am)


Unknown: William Woollard
Unknown: Tony Mason

: NewsView

presented by Moira Stuart. Lisa Davidson reviews the week, with subtitles.
Followed by Weatherview.


Presented By: Moira Stuart.
Presented By: Lisa Davidson

: Russian Season

Towards New Shores with Yevgeny Nesterenko , David Lloyd-Jones and Michael Pennington as the voice of Musorgsky.
Musorgsky (1839-1881) wrote some of the best-known music in the world including Pictures at an Exhibition and Boris Godunov.
This programme, filmed in the Soviet Union on the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth, uncovers
Musorgsky's true legacy and the importance of his musical vision in Russia today. Film editor DAVE KING


Unknown: Yevgeny Nesterenko
Unknown: David Lloyd-Jones
Unknown: Michael Pennington
Unknown: Boris Godunov.
Editor: Dave King
Director: Peter Maniura

: Saturday Night Clive

Joining Clive this week in the studio is Peter Cook. Director DOMINIC BRIGESTOCKE Producer BEATRICE BALLARD


Unknown: Peter Cook.
Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: The Nutt House

When Charles Met Sally starring and A PR lady rouses Sally's ire when she seeks very private relations with Charles. Created byMEL BROOKS and ALAN SPENCER


Unknown: Mel Brooks
Unknown: Alan Spencer
Ms Frick: Cloris Leachman
Reginald J Tarkington: Harvey Korman
Sally: Molly Hagan
Charles: Brian McNamara

: Tales from Marquez

Letters from the Park starring and Adapted from a vignette in Gabriel Garcia Marquez 's novel Love in Time of Cholera, this story tells of Pedro the scribe who writes eloquent letters for shy lovers.
Screenplay by GABRIEL GARCIA
Directed by TOMAS GUTIERREZ ALEA (In Spanish with English subtitles. First showing on British television) t FILMS: page 28


Unknown: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Play By: Gabriel Garcia
Unknown: Eliseo Alberto Diego
Unknown: Tomas Gutierrez
Directed By: Tomas Gutierrez
Pedro: Victor Laplace
Maria: Ivonne Lopez
Juan: Miguel Paneque
Milagros: Mirta Ibarra
Rene Simon: Adolfo Llaurado
Manuel: Elio Mesa
Madrina: Paula Ali
Consuelo: Amellta Pita

: The Film Club

Terry Jones introduces another classic comedy by one of Hollywood's greatest talents. Preston Sturges.
Palm Beach Story starring and Inventor Tom Jeffers and his wife Gerry have everything but money. Gerry decides that for her husband to create anything she must divorce him and find a new and very rich partner.
Produced by PAUL JONES Written and directed by PRESTON STURGES
Television presentation DAVID THOMPSON
•FILMS: page 28


Introduces: Terry Jones
Unknown: Preston Sturges.
Unknown: Tom Jeffers
Produced By: Paul Jones
Directed By: Preston Sturges
Unknown: David Thompson
Gerry Jeffers: Claudette Colbert
Tom Jeffers: Joel McCrea
Princess Centimillia: Mary Astor
J D Hackensacker III: Rudy Vallee
Toto: Sig Arno
Mr Hinch: Robert Warwick
Dr Kluck: Torben Meyer
Mr Asweld: Jimmy Conlin

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