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: Open University

6.50 Maths Foundation Course:
7.15 Social Work in the Inner City
7.40 Geology: Deserts
8.05 Computing: Building a Spreadsheet
8.30 An Everyday Story of Industrial Folk
8.55 India: Space for Education
9.20 Magnetic Circuits
9.45 Measure for Measure: Workshop
10.10 Images: Viewing the Invisible
10.35 State and Society: Poland
11.00 A Matter of Course
11.25 Evolution: Adaptive Radiation
11.50 OBS Explanatory: Mastering Management. Valerie Singleton presents a guide to management training for the uninitiated, featuring the new first-level qualification, the Certificate, and today's most popular approach to management development - Distance Learning.
12.15 Which Test to Use
12.40 Ferrara: Planning the Ideal City
1.05 Power to the People?
1.30 Return to Figurative Art
1.55 Seville: Gateway to the Indies
2.20 Third World Studies: United We Stand?
0 INFORMATION: if you would like to know more about the Open Business School's courses and qualifications, write, quoting refB90-6L, your name and address, and stating 'Please send me the Open Business School Brochure - SOB90', to this address: The Open Business School, PO Box 625, Milton Keynes MK1 1 TY. Or save time by phoning the OBS Hotline on (0908) [number removed]or [number removed].


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Milton Keynes

: Mahabharat

In India this 91-part epic drama is cult viewing for 115 million viewers. 13: King Kans learns that Devaki's baby son - who's destined to kill him - is alive and living in Gokul. He sends Poona disguised as a nurse to kill all the newborn children, but when she tries to kill Krishna she herself dies. Kans, however, thinks his evil plan has worked.
(In Hindi with English subtitles. Repeated tomorrow at 12.20am on BBC1)


Kans: Goga Kapoor
Devaki: Sheela Sharma
Vasudev: Vishnu Sharma
Poona: Randhir Singh

: The Sky at Night

Our Daylight Star. The sun, our nearest star, is at present at the peak of its cycle of activity and there are many sunspots. These can be observed by amateurs, though great care must always be taken. Patrick Moore is joined by Bruce Hardie , director of the Solar Section of the British Astronomical
Association. He also visits the Swedish solar telescope in La
Palma, where remarkable pictures of the sun are being taken. Producer Pieter Morpurgo
0 NEWSLETTER: No 38 is now available. Send sae to '[address removed]


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Bruce Hardie
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Cricket and Tennis

Cricket: Third Test
England v New Zealand
Tony Lewis introduces further coverage of the third day's play from Edgbaston. Commentary by Richie Benaud and Jack Bannister. Summaries from Ray Illingworth and Tom Graveney.
Television presentation Alan Griffiths Executive producer Keith Mackenzie
Wimbledon 90
Today's ladies' singles final is followed by the final of the men's and ladies' doubles. Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Executive producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Rowlinson


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Tom Graveney.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Keith MacKenzie
Introduced By: Helen Rollason.
Editor: John Rowlinson

: NewsView

The day's main stories are presented by Laurie Mayer.
Then Lynette Lithgow reviews the events of the week, with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing. Followed by Weatherview.


Presented By: Laurie Mayer.
Unknown: Lynette Lithgow

: Omnibus

A writer in this country is an entertainer. He's absolutely no different in the public eye than somebody who does tap dancing - or whatever amuses the public - we are not regarded as philosophers, moralists or leaders of any description. Arthur Miller Arthur Miller is still unarguably America's greatest living playwright. He talks exclusively to Omnibus about his life and career which began in Roosevelt's
America when, at the height of the Depression, after a succession of odd-jobs, he became a professional playwright involved with the Federal Theater Project. His ambition, as he described it, was 'to bring to the stage the thickness, awareness and complexity of the novel'. His career continued through the Cold War of the 50s and the shadow of the McCarthy trials, when Miller, an obvious target, declined to 'name names' before the Un-American
Activities Committee - an experience mirrored in one of his most famous works, The Crucible. Miller talks to Alan Yentob , now BBC2's Controller, from his Connecticut home about the .' political and poetic nature of his plays and about his marriage to Marilyn Monroe.
The programme includes extracts from a number of his plays: A View from the Bridge, After the Fall and perhaps his most celebrated play
Death of a Salesman in which Miller so precisely captured the lives of lower-middle-class America. Producer Kevin Loader


Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Alan Yentob
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe.
Producer: Kevin Loader

: Theatre Night: All My Sons

Starring James Whitmore Michael Learned
August 1947: in the back garden of their suburban home Joe and Kate Keller try to cope with the news that their son is missing in action. A new version of Arthur Miller 's powerful drama of human frailty.
Director Jack O' Brien


Unknown: James Whitmore
Unknown: Kate Keller
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Joe Keller: James Whitmore
Kate Keller: Michael Learned
Chris Keller: Aidan Quinn
George Deever: Zeljko Ivanek
Ann Deever: Joan Allen
Sue Bayliss: Joanna Miles
Dr Jim Bayliss: Alan Scarfe
Frank Lubey: Layne Coleman
Lydia Lubey: Mary Long
Bert: Marlow Vella

: Cricket: Third Test

England v New Zealand
Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the third day's play.


Introduces: Richie Benaud

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