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: Open University

6.35 Pure Maths: Group Actions
7.00 Education
7.25 Introduction to Calculus
7.50 Fluid Flow in Pipes
8.15 Matter in the Universe
8.40 Photochemical Pathways
9.05 Introduction to Psychology
9.30 Social Integration: Children's TV
9.55 Victorian Dissenting Chapels
10.20 Biology: Cardiovascular Control
10.45 Maths: Networks and Matrices
11.10 Talking to the Tea Folk
11.35 Darwin and Diversity

: Westminster Week

Christopher Jones with the week's best moments in Parliament. Editor Lydia Howard
Then at 12.35pm how decisions made at Westminster will affect your part of the country.


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Editor: Lydia Howard

: Ecology

Automatic photography, marking and tracking are some of the techniques used by Oxford University students studying tawny owls. A BBC/Open University production

: Grandstand

Introduced by Helen Rollason. Provisional Timetable
1.40 Motorcycling
2.00 Rugby league
2.40 Motorcycling
3.00 Rugby league
3.40 Motorcycling/tennis
ACU Shell Oils British
Championships from Cadwell Park. Commentary by Barry Nutley and Steve Parrish.
Rugby League
For the First Test from Palmerston.
New Zealand v Great Britain
Wimbledon 90
A look ahead to the coming fortnight.
Editor John Philips
Producer Martin Hopkins
Depending on World Cup coverage, the following two programmes may be cancelled.


Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Commentary By: Barry Nutley
Commentary By: Steve Parrish.

: The Big country

Starring Gregory Peck Jean Simmons
When Jim McKay travels west to marry Pat, daughter of powerful landowner Major Henry Terrill , he finds himself involved in a vicious feud destined to end in tragedy.
Director William Wyler 0 FILMS: pages 22-26


Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Jean Simmons
Unknown: When Jim McKay
Unknown: Major Henry Terrill
Director: William Wyler
Jim McKay: Gregory Peck
Julie Maragon: Jean Simmons
Pat Terrill: Carroll Baker
Steve Leech: Charlton Heston
Major Terrill: Charles Bickford

: BBC Design Awards 1990

Entries for the three categories in the BBC Design Awards have been scrutinised by three panels of judges, and exhibitions can be seen in London, Birmingham, York,
Glasgow, Plymouth and Swansea. Today, Muriel Gray and product designer Daniel Weil test public reaction in Glasgow. Director Zad Rogers
BBC Design Awards Exhibitions sponsored by National Power
* MAGAZINE: 'Design 90', £4.99, on sale at exhibition venues or by post from [address removed].


Unknown: Muriel Gray
Designer: Daniel Weil

: The Money Programme

Executive Pay. Bonus schemes have boosted pay for Britain's bosses to levels that have outraged the trade unions and even attracted criticism from Mrs Thatcher. There's already an ethical debate - can E 1 million a year ever be justified? And now there are charges that long-term performance is being sacrificed as a result of managers' short-term bonuses. Rory Cellan-Jones reports on the situation here and in America. Producer Nick O'Dwyer Editor David Nissan


Unknown: Mrs Thatcher.
Unknown: Rory Cellan-Jones
Producer: Nick O'Dwyer
Editor: David Nissan

: The Natural World

Bats Need Friends. Ever since
Dracula, bats have been falsely accused of spreading disease, fouling our lofts and catching in ladies' hair. This film, to celebrate National Bat Week, shows how in fact they are intelligent little mammals with the friendly habit of consuming millions of insect pests every night. Bob Stebbings shows how new research and conservation measures might save British bats from extinction.
Narrated by Andrew Sachs. Producer Mike Salisbury (R)revised


Unknown: Bob Stebbings
Unknown: Andrew Sachs.
Producer: Mike Salisbury

: Chez Francis

An Evening with Francis Poulenc Austrian composer H K Gruber travels through the musical world of Francis Poulenc , one of France's most beguiling musicians.
On the way Gruber meets the pianist Paul Crossley , the composer Henri Sauguet , the conductor Georges Pretre and Madeleine Milhaud. Director Barrie Gavin
Producer Swantje Ehrentreich


Unknown: Francis Poulenc
Unknown: Francis Poulenc
Pianist: Paul Crossley
Unknown: Henri Sauguet
Conductor: Georges Pretre
Conductor: Madeleine Milhaud.
Director: Barrie Gavin
Producer: Swantje Ehrentreich

: Ten Commandments

The seventh in director Krzysztof Kieslowski 's series of dramas inspired by the Ten Commandments. Majka has been living a lie for years, allowing her own mother to masquerade as the mother of her illegitimate child. One day Majka applies for a passport to go to
Canada and kidnaps her daughter.
(In Polish with English subtitles)
0 FILMS: pages 22-26


Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Majka: Maja Barelkowska
Ewa: Anna Polony
Wojtek: Boguslaw Linda

: Grand Prix

Mexican Grand Prix. Three wins in this season's five races seem to be taking Ayrton Senna to his second World Championship title.
Commentary by Murray Walker and James Hunt. Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside


Unknown: Ayrton Senna
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: James Hunt.
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Producer: Jim Reside

: Moviedrome

Alex Cox introduces another in the season of cult films.
The Terminator
First showing on network television for the brutal science fiction thriller.
Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger
In the near future, machines rule the earth, locked in combat with a gallant band of freedom fighters. In present-day Los Angeles, Sarah is unaware of her role in the future struggle - until the arrival of the Terminator - a terrifying robot assassin whose only purpose is to kill her and so change the future.
Director James Cameron
Guide: featuring the films from all three
Moviedrome seasons is available from [address removed], price £2.75.
8 Barry Norman: page 22
● Ceefax Subtitles


Presenter: Alex Cox
Director: James Cameron
Terminator: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Sarah Connor: Linda Hamilton
Kyle Reese: Michael Biehn
Traxler: Paul Winfield
Vukovich: Lance Henrickson
Matt: Rick Rossovich

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