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: Open University

6.45 Physics: Which Way to Turn?
7.10 Venice and Antwerp: the Cities Compared

: News

: Westminster

Presented by Brian Curtois.


Presented By: Brian Curtois.

: Flash Gordon

Starring Buster Crabbe
2: Flash Gordon, having won his battle with ape-like killers, finds an ally in Thun, Prince of the Lion Men.
Director Frederick Stephant (R) (Part 3 tomorrow)


Unknown: Buster Crabbe
Director: Frederick Stephant
Dale Arden: Jean Rogers
Emperor Ming: Charles Middleton
Princess Aura: Priscilla Lawson
Dr Zarkov: Frank Shannon

: The Saint's Double Trouble

Starring George Sanders Simon Templar finds himself in hot water when he discovers that the crook behind a diamond smuggling racket is his exact double.
Director Jack Hively
0 FILMS:pages 17-19


Unknown: George Sanders
Unknown: Simon Templar
Director: Jack Hively
Simon Templar/The Boss: George Sanders
Anne: Helene Whitney
Fernack: Jonathan Half
Partner: Bela Lugosi

: Mr and Mrs Smith

Starring Carole Lombard Robert Montgomery
Ann and David Smith are a charming couple, but then a state boundary change renders their marriage void.
Director Alfred Hitchcock
0 FILMS: pages 17-19


Unknown: David Smith
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Ann: Carole Lombard
David: Robert Montgomery
Jeff: Gene Raymond
Chuck: Jack Carson
Mr Cutter: Philip Merivale

: Mosaic

A series about equal opportunities in multicultural Britain.
3: Despite the law against discrimination, surveys show that housing provision is worse for black people than for white.
Producer John Twitchin (R)
('Mosaic' looks at mental health care tomorrow at 12noon)


Producer: John Twitchin

: Yemen, Roof of Arabia

Until the establishment of a republic in 1969, North Yemen was a forbidden medieval kingdom.
In 1985, a World About Us team was allowed in. This film is a picture of the once-secret Arabia.
Producer Richard Robinson Series editor Anthony Isaacs
CFirst shoum in 'World About Us')


Producer: Richard Robinson
Editor: Anthony Isaacs

: Pie in the Sky

A programme for under-5s. Universal Pies receives its strangest order ever.
Series producer Michael Cole Producer Sharon Miller (R)


Producer: Michael Cole
Producer: Sharon Miller

: Country File

With John Craven.


Unknown: John Craven.

: News

Weather followed by Look,
Stranger Mollie Porter was the first woman leader of a mountain rescue team.
Executive producer Jennifer Jeremy
Producer Bob Mclntosh BBC Scotland (R)


Unknown: Stranger Mollie Porter
Producer: Jennifer Jeremy
Producer: Bob McLntosh

: Fight to the Fastnet

The Champagne Mumm
Admiral's Cup. Bob Fisher follows the final battle in the inshore races and the trek from Cowes to Plymouth.


Unknown: Bob Fisher

: News

Weather followed by Wild World
A normally deserted beach in Costa Rica suddenly disappears under the weight of an arribada - the Spanish word for the mass nesting of thousands of turtles.
Narrator: Hugh Falkus. Camera Hugh Maynard Producer Ned Kelly BBC Bristol (R)


Narrator: Hugh Falkus.
Unknown: Hugh Maynard
Producer: Ned Kelly

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: The Spike Jones Show

With his City Slicker Band and guest stars the Modernaires.

: Plunder

Actor Derek Fowlds is invited by Emma Freud to plunder the BBC archives.


Unknown: Derek Fowlds
Unknown: Emma Freud

: Holiday 90

Including visits to the Azores and New York.

: DEF II: The Invaders

Drama series starring Roy Thinnes
David Vincent is accused of being an alien from outer space. (R)


David Vincent: Roy Thinnes
Harry Swain: James Whitmore
Colonel Griffith: William Talman

: Rough Guide to Careers

Does the fashion industry offer jobs to fit all types? Caroline Hanson and Sheryl Simms tour the factories and fashion houses. Director Anya Camilleri
Series producer Paul Campbell
A Diverse production/or BBCtv (R)


Unknown: Caroline Hanson
Unknown: Sheryl Simms
Director: Anya Camilleri
Producer: Paul Campbell

: Young Musician of the Year 1990

Michael Hext won the first
Young Musician of the Year in 1978. Tonight, he is sitting on the jury to choose the brass representative in Saturday's final. Will it be the horn, trumpet, tuba or one of the trombones?
Joining Michael Hexton in the jury are trumpeter John Wallace , hom player Naomi Atherton and composers
Alun Hoddinott and Edward Gregson. Introduced by Humphrey Burton and Mervyn Williams. Director Ron Isted


Unknown: Michael Hext
Unknown: Michael Hexton
Unknown: John Wallace
Unknown: Naomi Atherton
Unknown: Alun Hoddinott
Unknown: Edward Gregson.
Introduced By: Humphrey Burton
Introduced By: Mervyn Williams.
Director: Ron Isted

: Bookmark

From Moscow to Pietushlri An underground classic in eastern Europe for the past 20 years, From Moscow to Pietushki by Benedict Yerofeyev is a literary study of the nightmare world of the alcoholic. Now stage versions of the book are being mounted in Russia and elsewhere. Bookmark has managed to track down the elusive author who has lived on the fringes of Soviet society with no fixed abode and no documents, for most of his life.
Executive producer Nigel Williams Director Paul Pawlikowski


Unknown: Benedict Yerofeyev
Director: Paul Pawlikowski

: M*A*S*H

The 4077th find that they can't escape the war - even in their dreams.
Writer/Director Alan AIda (R)


Director: Alan Aida
Hawkeye: Alan Alda
BJ: Mike Farrell
Cot Potter: Harry Morgan
Hot Lips: Loretta Swit
Charles: David Ogden Stiers
Klinger: Jamie Farr

: Never Come Back

Last of a three-part film.
Screenplay by David Pirie based on a novel by John Mair.
Starring Nathaniel Parker James Fox
Tortured and nearly killed by opponents he cannot understand, Desmond Thane is determined to know the reasons for what has happened to him, even if it means discovering that all his assumptions are built on lies.
Music composed by Stanley Myers Film editor Frances Parker
Photography John McGlashan Designer Oliver Bayldon Producer Joe Waters Director Ben Bolt


Unknown: David Pirie
Novel By: John Mair.
Unknown: Nathaniel Parker
Unknown: James Fox
Unknown: Desmond Thane
Composed By: Stanley Myers
Editor: Frances Parker
Unknown: John McGlashan
Designer: Oliver Bayldon
Producer: Joe Waters
Desmond Thane: Nathaniel Parker
Foster: James Fox
Sarah: Ingrid Lacey
Marcus: Jonathan Coy
Luke: Martin Clunes
Aunt Olivia: Mary Wimbush
Embury: Anthony Dawes
Sir John: John Woodnutt
Dr Carver: Nigel Pegram
Woman neighbour: Jo Ross
Male neighbour: Gareth Forwood
Plainclothes PC: Brian Capron
Uniformed PC: Ken Sharrock
APP Warden: Tony Collins
Frederick: Larry Dann
Policeman at hospital: Paul Casselle
Party guest: Kenneth Midwood

: Fifth Column

Last in the series where, each week, an outspoken writer presents a strongly-held personal view of a current debate. Producer Dev Varma
Series producer Charles Miller


Producer: Dev Varma
Producer: Charles Miller

: Newsnight

With Donald MacCormick.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick.

: The Late Show

The arts and media show. Producer Janice Hadlow


Producer: Janice Hadlow

: Weatherview

: Open University

12.00 Parents and School
A look at the Danish approach.
Producer Meg Sheffield
12.25 Open Forum Magazine
Is career advice to students appropriate?


Producer: Meg Sheffield

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