6.35 Introduction to Pure
Maths: Pi and e
7.25 Calculus: Iteration and Convergence
7.50 Canal and Harbour
8.15 A Telescope in Space
8.40 Luminance and Spectroscopy
9.05 Modelling by Maths:
Rates of Change
9.30 England Is the Place for Me
9.55 Arts: Cragside
10.20 Biology: What Is
10.45 Maths: Area Games
11.10 Education: Face to
11.35 Steels, Stars and Spectra
Christopher Jones with the week's most telling moments. 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.
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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 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
Animals can escape the heat of the day in burrows, but how do the plants survive in an arid Mexican desert? Producer Tony Jolly
An Open University production
A magazine programme with subtitles and sign-language interpretation that challenges able-bodied perceptions of disability. Presented by Isobel Ward Simon Barnes and Chris Davies.
Producer Christopher Hutchins (Shown last Wednesday)
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Introduced by Bob Wilson.
From the Crucible, Sheffield. Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship. Nineteen frames are available on the second day of the final.
Commentators: Ted Lowe
Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.
Hi-Tec British Open Men's Championship.
Jahangir Khan has won this eight times.
Commentators: Tony Gubba and Jonah Barrington. Television presentation:
Snooker Keith Mackenzie Squash Campbell Ferguson Producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Philips
Nottingham v Gloucester Wasps v Saracens.
The climax of this season's
Courage Leagues. After ten rounds of matches the outcome of this weekend is still in doubt.
Gloucester lead Wasps by one point, but Nottingham and Saracens, who spoilt Bath's hopes of repeating the double, could upset all predictions.
Introduced by Chris Rea. Commentator
Nigel Starmer-Smith . Executive producer Johnnie Watherston
Silent raider: Ron Brierley is one of the least understood
'corporate raiders' from
Down Under. Unlike some, whose borrowing has undermined business empires, this quiet, retiring New Zealander is still building stakes in British companies - and often demanding massive change. Is Ron Brierley an asset stripper, or a revitaliser of tired management?
Peter Eustace reports on the experience of a number of UK firms and in an exclusive interview with Mike Peschard ,
Ron Brierley defends his actions.
Burnt fingers: until recently Vallin Pollin was one of the premier financial public relations firms in London.
Then it decided to expand in America. It bought the Carter Organisation from wheeler-dealer Ron Carter for$75 million and slumped from healthy profit to loss within one financial year. Jeffrey Ferry reports from New
York and London on how another London success story fell flat on Wall Street. Producers Martin Small and Gerry Baker
The Getaway People
The history of the television commercial concludes with a portrait of post-war Britain as seen through its advertising. Four decades have revealed a curious swing of the pendulum from a forward-looking modernity to a nostalgia for a simpler, more reassuring rural England.
Producer Archie Baron
Series producer Nicholas Barker
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Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
Day 17: the Final.
The 1990 World champion is to be crowned tonight as the 35-frame battle for the title draws to a close. The glittering prizes go to the winner, along with a cheque for £120,000. The loser faces the consolation of £72,000. David Vine presents the closing session of the final, live.
Commentators: Ted Lowe, Jack Karnehm, Clive Everton and Ray Edmonds.
Summarisers: John Spencer John Virgo and Eddie Charlton.
Technical co-ordinator Henry Burdin
Producers Dave Gordon, Mike Adley and Peter Hayward
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie
This screen version of William Faulkner 's novel, set at the turn of the century, provides a swashbuckling role for
Steve McQueen as the hero, Boon Hogganbeck , in a series of misadventures.
Boon is a romantic: a man who cannot resist a pretty woman, a shiny automobile or a horse that might win a race. So when his boss takes delivery of a gleaming yellow Winton Flyer jalopy, the temptation is too great. In no time at all, Boon is bowling down the road to Memphis, together with Ned the stableman and young Lucius.
Director Mark Rydell
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This week Rapido surveys the Amsterdam scene and meets Prince collaborator
Candy. There's a report on women and reggae from Jamaica and a visit to the celebrated Tipitinas Club in New Orleans.
Presented by Antoine de Caunes.