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: Open University

6.35 Pure Maths: Maps
7.00 A Woman's Hospital?
7.25 The Enlightenment: Freedom and Plenty
7.50 Women Speaking
8.40 The English Landscape Garden
9.05 The Steam Locomotive
9.30 The Changing
Experience of Education
10.20 Limerick Lessons
10.45 The Albert Memorial
11.10 Caring for Older People: Work and Retirement
11.35 The Planet Earth:
A Scientific Model

: Westminster Week

From Westminster, the heart of Britain's political life,
Christopher Jones presents the week's best speeches, most telling moments and wittiest asides. A look at the politicians at work in the House of Commons, the House of Lords, and the Committee Rooms.
Then, how the decisions will affect different parts of the country.


Unknown: Christopher Jones

: Around Westminster

Sue MacGregor presents a political programme for the south and east. A weekly look at the work of the area's MPs and at how what they do helps shape the world beyond Westminster. With reports from David Brewer and Terry Dignan.
Regional producer VINCENT DOWD Network editor LYDIA HOWARD


Unknown: David Brewer
Unknown: Terry Dignan.
Editor: Lydia Howard

: Open Forum Magazine

From the Open University, a monthly look at events and issues in higher education.
This month an interview with the Secretary of State for
Education, the Rt Hon John MacGregor , on prospects for the 90s, and a report from Northern Ireland on a new training initiative.
Presented by Frances Coverdale and Martin Young. Director PETER CHAMPNESS
Series producer JEAN ROWTON


Unknown: John MacGregor
Presented By: Frances Coverdale
Presented By: Martin Young.
Director: Peter Champness
Producer: Jean Rowton

: 40 Minutes

Hilary's in Hiding
[text removed] chose jail rather than allow Hilary's father, [text removed] , access to their daughter. She believes he sexually abused Hilary from infancy.


Unknown: [text removed] [text removed]
Unknown: [text removed] [text removed]
Producer: Stephen Lambert

: Reportage Update

An updated edition of Wednesday's Reportage.
Editor RACHEL PURNELL (R) revised


Editor: Rachel Purnell

: The Naked Spur

Starring James Stewart and Robert Ryan.
Bounty hunter Kemp has been on the trail of BenVandergroat for weeks. His motive - the 5,000 dollar reward. An old prospector and a cashiered cavalryman join him, help capture Ben but demand a share of the reward.
Directed by ANTHONY MANN
0 FILMS: pages 18-21


Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Robert Ryan.
Unknown: Sam Rolfe
Unknown: Harold Jack
Directed By: Anthony Mann
Kemp: James Stewart
Vandergroat: Robert Ryan
Lina Patch: Janet Leigh
Roy Anderson: Ralph Meeker
Jesse Tate: M1llard Mitchell

: Crufts 1990

The World of Dogs
With less than a week to go before Crufts Dog Show, Angela Rippon and Mike Stockman visit Wood Green Animal Shelter where unwanted dogs and pets stay until they are adopted; visit a dog show where anyone's pet can win; meet the man who has 40,000 books all about dogs; find out how an animal psychiatrist deals with aggressive dogs; and catch up with Cassie the bearded collie, last year's Crufts Supreme Champion.
('Crufts 1990 - Top Dog' next Sunday)


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Mike Stockman
Producer: Neil Eccles

: Rugby Special

France v England Ireland v Scotland
The second round in the Five Nations Championship.
England travel to Paris after their emphatic win against Ireland but the French, also with an opening victory, are a very difficult side to beat, especially at home.
The Digital international in Dublin sees Scotland start their campaign against
Ireland, who always show great spirit. Introduced by Chris Rea. Studio guests:
Ian Robertson , Jamie Salmon. Commentators: Bill McLaren , Nigel Starmer-Smith and Bill Beaumont. Executive producer


Introduced By: Chris Rea.
Unknown: Ian Robertson
Unknown: Jamie Salmon.
Commentators: Bill McLaren
Commentators: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Commentators: Bill Beaumont.
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston

: Ski Sunday

This winter the snow drought in the Alps has forced World Cup organisers to reschedule events every week. As the season draws to a climax, can Pirmin Zurbriggen further his claim on a third Downhill title? With David Vine. Produced by MARK WILKIN
Executive producer JIM RESIDE


Unknown: David Vine.
Produced By: Mark Wilkin

: The Money Programme

The day before Sky
Television introduces the first movie subscription channel in Britain and a month before
British Satellite Broadcasting is due to launch five new satellite channels, The Money Programme analyses the economics of satellite broadcasting. The figures are not encouraging; Sky
Television is currently losing at least £2 million a week and BSB has already spent E424 million without transmitting a single picture.
Nisha Pillai talks to
Anthony Simmonds-Gooding of BSB and Rupert Murdoch of Sky Television about who will win supremacy in the satellite war.


Talks: Nisha Pillai
Unknown: Anthony Simmonds-Gooding
Unknown: Rupert Murdoch
Editor: Alan Griffiths

: The Natural World

La Loire sauvage
In February 1989 the French government announced plans to build a dam on the upper Loire in the beautiful high country-of the Auvergne. For nearly 12 months now a bitter local campaign has been
-fought over these wild valleys and the vast reservoir which threatens to flood them if the dam is built. It is a classic story of local versus national interests, of passion versus power, of David and Goliath. A final judgment is now imminent but who will win?
This film chronicles a turning point in environmental awareness in France. Producer BRIAN LEITH
Series editor MIKE SALISBURY BBC Bristol
0 BBC WILDLIFE: the February issue of Britain's bestselling wildlife magazine includes an article by Brian Leith on the damming of the Loire. From newsagents now, price £1.50.
0 EARTHWATCH: page 83


Unknown: Brian Leith

: Ripping Yarns

A series by Michael Palin and Terry Jones.
Starring Michael Palin and Maria Aitken.
Whinfrey's Last Case
Dashing, debonaire Gerald Whinfrey saves his country twice a week. But in 1913 a German plot - to start the First World War without telling anyone - coincides with his holiday. Where will Whinfrey's priorities lie? A knock-about tale of international intrigue.
Suitable for some children.
Executive producer SYDNEY LOTTERBY
Directed by ALAN J.w. BELL (R)


Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Terry Jones.
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Maria Aitken.
Unknown: Gerald Whinfrey
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Directed By: Alan J.W. Bell
Gerald Whinfrey: Michael Palin
Mrs Otway: Maria Aitken
Admiral Jefferson: Antony Carrick
Mr Girton: Edward Hardwicke
Mr Carne: Richard Hurndall
General Chapman: Jack May
Lord Raglan: Gerald Sim
Meat lorry driver: Steve Conway
Barmaid: Ann Way
Smooth German: Michael Sharvell-Martin
Man in club: Anthony Woodruff
Mr Ferris: Charles McKeown
Mr Vinney: Patrick Bailey
Another Eddie: Philip Clayton Gore
Army captain: Roy Sampson

: The Midas Touch

A six-part documentary series by Anthony Sampson.
3: The Quest for ImmortalityThe 1980s have seen prices for contemporary paintings go through the roof, turning art auctions into dramatic arenas for the super-rich to display their status and wealth. But what are people looking for when they spend millions on a single picture? And does the beauty of paintings change the people who own them?
Anthony Sampson talks to a collector, a dealer, a curator, a psychologist and a painter about the secret motivations and miseries behind cherished collections, and traces how money has been transformed into art ever since the Medicis in 15th-century Florence. Director MICK GOLD
Series producer MICK CSAKY
An AntelopelCsaky production for BBCtv


Unknown: Anthony Sampson.
Talks: Anthony Sampson

: The Talk Show with Clive James

Before one week ends and another begins, Clive and his guests meet head to head for a conversation about life.
Clive's guests this week are the great American playwright Arthur Miller ,
British actress and aspiring Labour politician
Glenda Jackson , and Max Hastings ,
Editor of the Daily Telegraph. Producer ELAINE BEDELL


Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: Max Hastings
Producer: Elaine Bedell
Director: Dominic Brigstocke

: Screen Two: Close Relations

A new BBC film by Stanley Price.
Starring James Hazeldine Clare Holman and Rosalind March.
At a family funeral,
Trevor Orwin meets Jenny, the sister he never knew he had. The relationship that develops between them has a dramatic and violent effect....
Designer GRAEME THOMSON Film editor ROY SHARMAN Photography JOHN DALY Producer RUTH CALEB
• FEATURE: page 16
* FILMS: pages 18-21


Unknown: James Hazeldine
Unknown: Clare Holman
Unknown: Trevor Orwin
Editor: Roy Sharman
Producer: Ruth Caleb
Director: Adrian Shergold
Trevor: James Hazeldine
Jenny: Clare Holman
Liz: Rosalind March
Emily: Annie Gurney
Danny: Eric Heath
Freida: June Barrie
Enid: Glynis Brooks
Vicar: Michael Egan
Gerry: Robert Morgan
Doctor: Richard Cubison
Detective Inspector Ferguson: Andrew Wilde
WPC Lindsay: Adie Allen
Bartram: William Knightley
Magistrate: Daphne Neville
Reporter: Mark Draper
Don: Stephen Bent
Alex: Ian Sharp
Shirley: Amanda Drewry
Mr Justice Kendall: Peter Bayliss
Rogers: Nigel Le Vaillant
Clerk of the Court: Wilfred Grove

: Rapido

With Antoine de Caunes.


Unknown: Antoine de Caunes.

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