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: Open University

6.35 Pure Maths: Orthogonal Bases
7.00 Policy Capturing Models
7.25 Introduction to Calculus
7.50 Design Processes: Fit for the Job
8.15 Women and Sport
8.40 Spectroscopy in a Flash
9.05 Linkage Mechanisms
9.30 Social Science: Shirts and Coal
9.55 Poetry: Language and History
10.20 Biology: Membranes
10.45 Maths: Inverse
11.10 Managing Health Services
11.35 Magnetic Earth

: 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 decisions made at Westminster affect different parts of the country.
Westminster Laurie Mayer presents a political programme for the south and east. A weekly look at the work of the area's MPs and at how they help to shape the world beyond the Palace of Westminster.
Parliamentary reports from David Brewer and Terry Dignan.
Regional producer Vincent Dowd Network editor Lydia Howard


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Unknown: Westminster Laurie Mayer
Unknown: David Brewer
Unknown: Terry Dignan.
Editor: Lydia Howard

: Tropical Rainforest

A day-and-night study of a tropical rainforest in Mexico, with its rich and diverse species ecosystem, dominated by plants. Producer Tony Jolly
A BBC/Open University production

: Weekend Outlook

The programme that helps you plan next weekend by previewing daytime programmes of special interest from the Open University on Saturday and Sunday.
Producer Kevin Newport
A BBC/Open University production


Producer: Kevin Newport

: 40 Minutes

Green Police
In New Jersey, USA, a team of cops and scientists is
'busting' polluters. For the first time a film crew has been given total access to their operations. 40 Minutes follows the trail - the surveillance, the 'sting', the raid. Producer JOHN EDGINTON
An Otmoor production for BBCtv (Shown last Thursday)


Producer: John Edginton

: Erasure - 'Wild'

Erasure bring their latest tour to London's Docklands
Arena, delivering electric performances of such hits as Drama, Chains of Love and Sometimes from one of the most spectacular stage sets ever built.
Director Gavin Taylor
A Hadrian Television production


Director: Gavin Taylor

: Fred Zinnemann Directs The Sundowners

Deborah Kerr
Robert Mitchum
1920s Australia:
Paddy Carmody and his family are 'sundowners' - folk who travel around the country working where they can and making their home wherever the sun sets.
Paddy loves the freedom of their life but his wife
Ida and his son Sean would like to settle down - a conflict that is resolved in an unexpected way.
Screenplay Isobel Lennart from the novel by Jon Cleary
* FILMS: pages 15-20


Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Paddy Carmody
Unknown: Isobel Lennart
Novel By: Jon Cleary
Ida: Deborah Kerr
Paddy: Robert Mitchum
Venneker: Peter Ustinov
Sean: Michael Anderson Jr
Mrs Firth: Glynis Johns
Jean Halstead: Dina Merrill
Quinlan: Chips Rafferty
Liz: Lola Brooks
Bluey: John Meillon

: Rugby Special

Gloucester v Harlequins in the Courage League. Plus a look ahead to the Calcutta Cup.
Introduced by Chris Rea. Commentator:
Nigel Starmer-Smith . Executive producer Johnnie Watherston


Introduced By: Chris Rea.
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: It's Garry Shandling's Show

Garry Shandling
Guest star Jeff Goldblum
Garry's social whirl reaches fever pitch when he is invited to two parties on the same evening. Who will be more put out by his absence, the Schumakers or Jeff Goldblum ?


Unknown: Garry Shandling
Unknown: Jeff Goldblum
Unknown: Jeff Goldblum

: The Money Programme

Stress is an increasing problem among Britain's workers, accounting for more working days lost than strikes. Now some companies are taking urgent steps to tackle it.
Deputy editor Alan Haydn Griffiths Editor David Nissan


Editor: Alan Haydn Griffiths
Editor: David Nissan

: Land of the Eagle

An eight-part natural history of North America.
3: For the Spanish who came in the wake of Christopher Columbus, the vast wealth of their new empire in Central and South America was not enough; they wanted more. They sailed north, chasing rumours of gold, slaves and the Fountain of Youth. Here they found a swamp and called it 'Florida'.
It took Americans, four centuries later, to turn this wild and steamy backwater into dollars. Alligator leather, egret plumes and the sun-drenched land itself, drained of its vital water, finally became the El Dorado dreamt of by the Spanish.
Narrator: Alan Ereira. Music Martin Kiszko
Producers Steve Nicholls and Paul Reddish
Executive producer Peter Crawford BBC Bristol


Narrator: Alan Ereira.
Music: Martin Kiszko
Producers: Steve Nicholls
Producers: Paul Reddish
Producer: Peter Crawford

: Airline

A series of films on British
Airways and its rivals in the 1990s.
2: A film profile ofBA's chairman for the past ten years and the man rumoured to be
Mrs Thatcher 's favourite businessman, Lord King ofWartnaby.
Airline investigates both the man himself and the past ten years in the history of British Airways.
The film goes behind the scenes and reveals how Lord
King operates: in the boardroom, lobbying journalists and politicians, and on an official BA visit to Moscow. Narrated and written by Michael Dean. Executive producer Jeremy Bennett
Producer Laurence Rees


Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Written By: Michael Dean.
Producer: Jeremy Bennett
Producer: Laurence Rees

: The British Academy Awards

Hosted by Magnus Magnusson and Sally Magnusson.
With special guests Evelyn Glennie Simon Bowman and Lea Salonga. From the Scottish
Exhibition and Conference
Centre in Glasgow, the 1989 nominations for achievement in film and television crafts. Presenting the awards are stars from the world of film and television including:
Sir Richard Attenborough Keith Barron
Stanley Baxter Samantha Bond
Liza Goddard
Geraldine McEwan
Patricia Hayes and Gwen Taylor.
Among the films nominated are: Dangerous Liaisons, Batman, Henry V, The Adventures of Baron
Munchausen, Mississippi
Burning and Indiana Jones, and from TV: The Ginger
Tree, Around the World in 80 Days, Chronicles of Narnia, Agatha Christie 's Poirot, Traffik and Casualty.
Two of the stars from the hit
West End musical Miss
Saigon - Simon Bowman and Lea Salonga , and classical percussionist
Evelyn Glennie provides the musical entertainment at this star-studded gala evening. With music by Alyn Ainsworth and His
Orchestra, and commentary by Steve Jones.
Director Patricia Mordecai
Producer John Kaye Cooper BBC Scotland
Event sponsored by Shell UK Ltd.


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Sally Magnusson.
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Unknown: Simon Bowman
Unknown: Lea Salonga.
Unknown: Sir Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Keith Barron
Unknown: Stanley Baxter
Unknown: Samantha Bond
Unknown: Liza Goddard
Unknown: Geraldine McEwan
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Gwen Taylor.
Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: Simon Bowman
Unknown: Lea Salonga
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Music By: Alyn Ainsworth
Commentary By: Steve Jones.
Director: Patricia Mordecai
Producer: John Kaye Cooper

: Screen Two: Circles of Deceit

A new BBC film based on the novel by Nina Bawden. Screenplay by Stephen Wakelam. Starring
Edward Fox
Jane Lapotaire
Philip, a painter who specialises as a copyist, has always been dominated by strong women with secrets.
Designer David Myerscough-Jones Film cameraman John Hooper Film editor Tariq Anwar Script editor Paul Marcus Producer Louis Marks Director Stuart Burge
* COVER STORY: page 4 * FILMS: pages 15-20


Novel By: Nina Bawden.
Unknown: Stephen Wakelam.
Unknown: Edward Fox
Unknown: Jane Lapotaire
Designer: David Myerscough-Jones
Unknown: John Hooper
Editor: Tariq Anwar
Editor: Paul Marcus
Producer: Louis Marks
Director: Stuart Burge
Philip: Edward Fox
Helen: Jane Lapotaire
Maud: Brenda Saunders
Maisie: Brenda Bruce
Tim: Stefan Schwartz
Clio: Clare Holman
Barnaby: Paul Batters
George: John Bird
Elaine: Georgia Byng
Ned: John Nettleton
Dowager: Jean Anderson
Polly: Nina Botting
Patsy: Susie Fairfax
Doctor: Richard Bates
Ismelda: Susanna Best
Nicholas: Martin Milman

: Grand Prix

US Grand Prix
The sun-drenched street circuit of Phoenix, Arizona hosts the first Grand Prix of the new season. Can the McLaren team continue their success into the 90s?
Murray Walker and James Hunt are your guides to the season's twists and turns. Television presentation ESPN. USA
Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside (Revised repeat tomorrow at 4.00pm)


Unknown: Murray Walker
Unknown: James Hunt
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Producer: Jim Reside

: Rapido

Antoine de Caunes hosts a Mark Knopfler special.


Unknown: Antoine de Caunes
Unknown: Mark Knopfler

: Snub TV

Blue Aeroplanes is finally taking off after ten years.

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