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: Open University

6.50 Maths: Tutor-Marked Assignments
7.15 Pure Maths: Maps
7.40 Minimum Cost Flows
8.05 Engineering the Software
8.30 Psychology: Questions of Behaviour
8.55 Changing Britain: The Multinational
9.20 Physics: Energy to Go Round
9.45 Making Readers for Life
10.10 The Main Frame and the Micro: From DP to IT
10.35 Case of Czechoslovakia
11.00 Managing Schools: A Department
11.25 Childhood in Victorian Literature
11.50 The Successful Seven
12.15 The Effective Manager: Crisis or Control?
12.40 Art in 15th-century Italy: Florence
1.05 Arts: The All Electric Home
1.30 Modern Art: Pissarro
1.55 Probability and Statistics
2.20 Third World Studies: Migration from a Turkish Village

: Network East

Shobana Jeyasingh , a leading exponent and choreographer of the South Indian classical dance form bharat natj/cuTt, presents both classical styles and contemporary adaptations. With Shahnaz Pakravan. Director Bish Mehay
Editor Narendhra Morar BBC Pebbte Mttt fRJ


Unknown: Shobana Jeyasingh
Unknown: Shahnaz Pakravan.
Editor: Narendhra Morar

: Fred ZinnemannDirects The Men

Starring Marion Brando Teresa Wright
Brando's electrifying screen debut as a young soldier struggling to come to terms with being paralysed.
Screenplay by Carl Foreman
* FILMS: paces JX-2J


Unknown: Marion Brando
Unknown: Teresa Wright
Unknown: Carl Foreman
Ken: Marion Brando
EMen: Teresa Wright
Dr Brocfc: Everett Sioane
Norm: Jack Webb
Leo: Richard Erdman
Nurse: Virginia Farmer

: The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore meets Harold Ridley , one of Britain's leading observers of comets. (ShotMttfMf Sunday on BBCJ)


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Harold Ridley

: internationalBadminton

Yonex AM England Open Championships
Introduced by Ralph Deltor. Producer Alan Griffiths


Introduced By: Ralph Deltor.
Producer: Alan Griffiths

: Rhythms of the World

In the first of two programmes, Rythms of the World goes to Havana.
Los Van Van is Cuba's most popular band; in front of a huge audience in an open-air dance venue, they display the qualities that have made every one of their records a hit over the past 15 years. Their popularity is partly due to their contemporary sound, a mixture of Cuban dance music and western pop, and their humorous, ironic lyrics which comment on life in a socialist society.
Production Diana Mansfield Director Mike Maclntyre (Part 2 next week)


Unknown: Diana Mansfield
Director: Mike MacLntyre

: NewsView

Presented by Moira Stuart.
Lynette Lithgow reviews the week, with subtitles.
Followed by Weatherview.


Presented By: Moira Stuart.
Presented By: Lynette Lithgow

: St Patrick's DayGala

A gala concert live from the Ulster Hall, Belfast, with the Ulster Orchestra (leader
Paul Willey ) conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier. The celebrated opera soprano
Heather Harper has chosen this occasion in her native
Belfast to make her farewell appearance. She sings the Four Last Songs by Richard Strauss. Introduced by Michael Berkeley. Producer Derek Bailey
Director Hilary Boulding BBC Northern Ireland
Concert presented in association with Shell (UK)


Conductor: Paul Willey
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
Soprano: Heather Harper
Songs By: Richard Strauss.
Introduced By: Michael Berkeley.
Producer: Derek Bailey
Director: Hilary Boulding

: Missionaries

Latin America is a brutal mission field, torn apart by political warfare, racial hatred, greed and corruption. In Chile and Nicaragua, Julian Pettifer meets the missionaries who take sides in the struggle: the Catholic priest who supports revolution; the nun who accuses the United States of assassination and rape; the evangelist who sees nothing wrong in General Pinochet's repression; and the Anglican minister who prefers exorcising middle-class devils to campaigning for human rights.
Film editor Margaret Kelly Producer Alan Bookbinder


Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Editor: Margaret Kelly
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: Saturday Night Clive

Last in the series. Clive
James goes by satellite to Detroit, to talk to
Peter Noone , formerly lead singer of Herman and the Hermits.
Meanwhile, in the studio, he is joined by top American comedian Jay Leno. Producer Beatrice Ballard
Director Dominic Brigstocke
('The Talk Show with Clive James ' tomorrow at 9.25pm)


Unknown: Peter Noone
Unknown: Jay Leno.
Producer: Beatrice Ballard
Director: Dominic Brigstocke
Unknown: Clive James

: Sharpeville

On 21 March 1960, 69 people demonstrating against the Pass Laws were killed in the South African township of Sharpeville. This was not the first time that violence had erupted, but the effect was immediate; after a 50-year history of passive resistance, armed struggle became part of the liberation campaigns. The Pan-
Africanist Congress and the African National Congress were outlawed and political leaders imprisoned.
Sharpeville became a symbol of defiance. Now. 30 years later, the PAC and the ANC have been unbanned, perhaps signalling a new direction in the struggle against apartheid. But can the violent legacy of Sharpeville be forgotten? Editor Vastiana Belfon


Editor: Vastiana Belfon

: Michael Powell

Continuing a season in tribute to the great British film director.
Black Narcissus
Starring Deborah Kerr Sabu
Five Anglo-Catholic nuns establish a school and hospital in a disused harem in the Himalayas. But they are unable to cope with the sensuous atmosphere of their surroundings.
Based on the novel by Rumer Godden Writers/Directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and at 12.30am
A Canterbury Tale
Starring Eric Portman Sheila Sim
The girls in a quiet village in Kent are frightened to go out at night because of a mysterious man who pours glue in their hair.
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
0 BARRY NORMAN: page 18


Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Novel By: Rumer Godden
Sister Clodagh: Deborah Kerr
Dulip Rai: Sabu
Mr Dean: David Farrar
Sister Philippa: Flora Robson
General: Esmond Knight
Kanchi: Jean Simmons
Thomas Colpeper: Eric Portman
Alison: Sheila Sim
Bob: Sgt John Sweet
Peter Gibbs: Dennis Price
Thomas: Charles Hawtrey

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