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: Open University

Conflict: Strike News

: News

: Westminster

Presented by Peter Mayne.


Presented By: Peter Mayne.

: Mastermind 1986

The fourth programme from the first round. Presented by Magnus Magnusson.


Presented By: Magnus Magnusson.

: David Copperfield

Starring Freddie Bartholomew W C Fields
David Copperfield 's happy life with his adoring mother changes radically when she falls under the influence of the tyrannical Mr Murdstone.
Director George Cukor
0 FILMS: pages 21-16


Unknown: Freddie Bartholomew
Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Mr Murdstone.
Director: George Cukor
Young David: Freddie Bartholomew
David Copperfield: Frank Lawton
Mr Micawber: W C Fields
Uriah Heep: Roland Young
Aunt Betsey: Edna May Oliver
Mr Murdstone: Basil Rathbone
Dora: Maureen O'Sullivan
Mrs Copperfield: Elizabeth Allan

: Past and Present Preserved

The Hague Municipal Museum. The museum is located in an elegant building designed by Berlage. It is famous for its extensive collection of modern art, such as the Mondrlaan Collection and the Hague School. Moreover, the museum contains a large collection of musical instruments and a comprehensive music library.

: Chronicle

The Wreck in Campese Bay. A broken handle from an ancient amphora and three old photographs were enough to put Oxford archaeologist Mensun Bound on the trail of an Etruscan ship wrecked off the coast of Italy 2,600 years ago. Andrew Foulds narrates the story of Bound's quest for an invaluable wreck whose unique cargo could throw new light on the mysterious Etruscans and the patterns of trade which existed in the Mediterranean in 600 BC. Director Roy Davies
Series editor Bruce Norman (R)


Unknown: Campese Bay.
Unknown: Andrew Foulds
Director: Roy Davies
Editor: Bruce Norman

: Cricket

Highlights from one of yesterday's second-round matches for the NatWest Bank Trophy.

: Mr Benn

Cartoon story told by Ray Brooks.


Told By: Ray Brooks.

: Better than New

Caning and Rushing. Cane and rush have been used for chair seats in Britain for at least 300 years. The weaving methods are simple and easy to do at home.
Producer Ron Bloomfield (R)
(Tomorrow: traditional upholstery)


Producer: Ron Bloomfield

: News

Weather followed by Golf
The beautiful Kings Course at
Gleneagles provides the perfect setting as the European Tour returns to Scotland with the Bells
Scottish Open. Nick Faldo ,
Ian Woosnam , Payne Stewart and Fred Couples are among the favourites. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay , Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon.
Producers John Shrewsbury and Alastair Scott


Unknown: Nick Faldo
Unknown: Ian Woosnam
Unknown: Payne Stewart
Unknown: Fred Couples
Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Commentary By: Clive Clark
Commentary By: Mike Hughesdon.
Producers: John Shrewsbury
Producers: Alastair Scott

: News

Weather followed by Westminster Live
Including Prime Minister's Question Time.
Presented by Vivian White.
Commentary by Brian Curtois.


Presented By: Vivian White.
Commentary By: Brian Curtois.

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: Golf

Further coverage of the closing stages of the Second Round in the Scottish Open from Gleneagles.

: Underwater

Starring Jane Russell Richard Egan
After discovering the existence of a sunken galleon, a quartet of adventurers decide to look for Its famous lost treasure.
Director John Sturges
0 FILMS: pages 22-26


Unknown: Jane Russell
Unknown: Richard Egan
Director: John Sturges
Theresa: Jane Russell
Johnny: Richard Egan
Dominic: Gilbert Roland
Gloria: Lori Nelson

: Business Matters

1992 and All That. There are fewer than 1,000 days to go before the end of 1992. Yet many of Britain's small businesses still aren't prepared for the Single European Market. Business Matters visits
Humberside, Britain's 'natural route to Europe', to find out why. Director Nick Calder
Producer Stephen Moss


Director: Nick Calder
Producer: Stephen Moss

: City Lights

A Scottish comedy series starring Gerard Kelly
In Sickness and in Health. Mum's ill in bed and Willie's the one who has to look after her. But with writing on his mind as always, it's a toss-up as to which he'll lose first - his patience or his patient!
Written by Bob Black
Producer Colin Gilbert


Unknown: Gerard Kelly
Written By: Bob Black
Producer: Colin Gilbert
Willie: Gerard Kelly
Mum: Jan Wilson
Chancer: Andy Gray
Brian: Jonathan Watson
Mr McLelland: Dave Anderson
Fiona: Ann Bryson
Tam: Lain McColl
Doctor: John Grieve
Customer: Denlse Coffey

: On the Line

Sue Mott and Ray Stubbs present the major issues in sport. Golf has never been more popular in Britain. The success of our leading players has encouraged more people to take up the sport. But this success has resulted in junior players being squeezed out: there are fewer club places for youngsters and the municipal courses are overcrowded. Should Britain be doing more to encourage the next generation of Nick Faldos ? Producer Malcolm Bctney Editor David Taylor


Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: Nick Faldos
Producer: Malcolm Bctney
Editor: David Taylor

: The Travel Show

The weekly magazine with essential information for everybody going away. Tonight's resort report Is on Deauville in Normandy. The UK
Mini-Guide looks at Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales and everything worth seeing and doing in the area. Presented by Penny Junor with Andy Crane , Matthew Collins and Dr JohnThornes. Producer Paul Colbert
Executive producer Alan Dobson
* MOAN LINE: record your holiday horrors on [number removed]. W INFORMATION LINE: [number removed].
9 TRAVEL: page 85
FAMILY: page 87


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Matthew Collins
Producer: Paul Colbert
Producer: Alan Dobson

: Under the Sun

Taking the Heat. Every year the work force of India's oldest steel plant beseeches their god of 'getting things done' to bless the ageing hydraulic press. So far it's been so good - but not for factory foreman MrSinha. Enduring 110 degrees of furnace heat he labours to support a family which prefers that he returns to the land and a meaningful life.
Director Michael Yorke
Series editor Chris Curling 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Director: Michael Yorke

: 10 x 10

A showcase for work by new directors. The Monochrome Man with Malcolm Jamieson. What led Dennis Nilsen to commit 15 murders? Does a man have to be a monster to commit a monstrous act? And if not, how different is he from the rest of us? Director Gabe Solomon
Series producer Colin Rose


Unknown: Malcolm Jamieson.
Unknown: Dennis Nilsen
Director: Gabe Solomon
Producer: Colin Rose

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: The Forgotten Massacre

The road to Dunkirk became the final resting place for more than 80 soldiers half a century ago serving with the Royal Warwickshire
Regiment, the Cheshires and the Royal Artillery. Of all the stories that came out of the evacuation of Allied Forces in 1940, theirs has to be one of the most horrifying: a massacre by the SS, extraordinary acts of courage, and accusations against one of Hitler's most important generals. The case has never been resolved and the former general lives in comparative luxury in West Germany. In this programme, two of the survivors return to Flanders to tell their story. Director Jane Patterson Producer Peter Hlscocks


Director: Jane Patterson
Producer: Peter Hlscocks

: Building Sights

Personal reflections on the best of 20th-century architecture in Britain. TV executive and ex-architecture student Janet Street-Porter asked Piers Gough to design a house for her in London's Smithfield and tonight she shows the result. Director David F Turnbull
Producer Clare Paterson (R)


Unknown: Janet Street-Porter
Unknown: Piers Gough
Producer: Clare Paterson

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook

A preview this weekend's Open University programmes.

: Open University

Education: Measures of Success
Pupils' assessments.

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