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: News

: Westminster

Yesterday's proceedings in Parliament, with a look at the politicians at work in the House of Commons, the House of Lords and the Committee Rooms. Presented by Peter Mayne.


Presented By: Peter Mayne.

: Mastermind 1986

Presented by Magnus Magnusson.


Presented By: Magnus Magnusson.

: International One-Day Cricket

England v India
Tony Lewis introduces highlights of yesterday's first one-day international for the Texaco Trophy from Headingley.
(Shorn yesterday at 11.20pm)

: Golf: the Open

The home of golf, St Andrews , plays host once again to the game's most prestigious championship, the 119th Open. The history of golf revolves around this event and this venue, and the list of winners over 118 years includes the giants of the game from the past and present. Introduced by Harry Carpenter. Producer Alastair Scott
Executive producer John Shrewsbury


Unknown: St Andrews
Introduced By: Harry Carpenter.
Producer: Alastair Scott
Producer: John Shrewsbury

: Mr Benn

Cartoon story told by Ray Brooks. (R)


Narrator: Ray Brooks

: Golf: the Open

Further coverage of the first day's play from St Andrews.
Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay , Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon.
Including at
2.00pm News and Weather


Unknown: St Andrews.
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Commentary By: Clive Clark
Commentary By: Mike Hughesdon.

: Me and My Bike

Newly married Mr and Mrs Suddaby took theirs on their honeymoon. Chris and Rachel sold everything to take theirs to travel around the world. Mr and Mrs Pinkertons have so many they just don't know what to do with them.
This film takes an affectionate look at a long-standing love affair with the bicycle.
Producer John Alexander Series editor Caroline Pick (First shown in '40 Minutes * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Mrs Suddaby
Unknown: Mrs Pinkertons
Producer: John Alexander
Editor: Caroline Pick

: News

Weather followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage of today's proceedings in Parliament, 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: the Open

The drama of the first day of the 119th Open Championship from St Andrews unfolds to reveal the leader of the championship at the end of the First Round.


Unknown: St Andrews

: Business Matters

The Giving Business. The first of two programmes in which Martyn Lewis examines the emerging mood of professionalism in Britain's charities. A businesslike approach to conservation has enabled the World Wide Fund for Nature to increase its income 20-fold over the last 12 years. But one-off appeals, like the Wishing Well Appeal for
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London or the current appeal by the Scouts, are just as dependent on business skills if they are to succeed. Producer Hendrik Ball
(Part of 'The Giving Business' will be shown next Thursday)
0 BOOKLET: send a £3 cheque (made payable to[address removed]
0 MONEY: page 80


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Producer: Hendrik Ball

: City Lights

Last in the Scottish comedy series starring Gerard Kelly
The Law of the Jungle. While McLelland and Brian spend a weekend communing with nature, Willie's weekend with Chancer is anything but natural.
Written by Bob Black DirectorRonBain
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
McLelland: Dave Anderson
Fiona: Ann Bryson
Tam: Lain McColl
Course official: Gilbert Martin
Man/Taxi driver: Kenneth Ryan
Police sergeant: Sandy Morton
Mr Nevin: Carey Wilson
Young Chancer: Tom O'Kane

: On the Line

The major issues in sport, including a report on new rules affecting the World Disabled Championships and the restrictions on European golfers playing in American tournaments. Producer Malcolm Betney Editor David Taylor


Producer: Malcolm Betney
Editor: David Taylor

: The Travel Show

Tonight's resort report is on Freiburg and the Black Forest. The UK Mini-Guide looks at Torbay in Devon. Presented by Penny Junor with John Thirlwell , Matthew Collins and Dr John Thornes. Producer Paul Colbert
Executive producer Alan Dobson
0 MOAN LINE: record your holiday horrors on [number removed]. 0 INFORMATION LINE: [number removed].
● TRAVEL: page 82


Unknown: John Thirlwell
Unknown: Matthew Collins
Unknown: Dr John Thornes.
Producer: Paul Colbert
Producer: Alan Dobson

: Under the Sun

Winner of seven international film awards. Threat.
Lars-Jon and Lillemor are Lapp reindeer herders. For thousands of years their people have lived in harmony with the natural world. On 26 April 1986, radioactive rain fell on northern Sweden from
Chernobyl. A single man-made catastrophe has threatened the Lapps' livelihood, but as levels of fall-out continue to rise, Lars-Jon and Lillemor are determined to maintain their way of life. Producer Stefan Jarl
Series editor Chris Curling 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Producer: Stefan Jarl

: 10 x 10

A showcase for work by new directors. A Lesson in History.
This animated film questions the way history is taught in British schools. It centres on a black schoolgirl who is made to feel that her race has made no contribution to the world's cultural heritage. Director Maybelle Peters
Series producer Colin Rose
A West Surrey College of Art and Design production for BBCtv


Director: Maybelle Peters
Producer: Colin Rose

: Newsnight

With Donald MacCormick.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick.

: Golf: the Open

Harry Carpenter reports on the first day's play.


Unknown: Harry Carpenter

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook

A preview of this weekend's Open University programmes.

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