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: Open University

6.50 Maths: Modelling Turkeys
7.15 Organic Chemistry: Peptide Synthesis
7.40 Technology: Graphs, Networks and Design
8.05 Fundamentals of Computing: Planning the Production
8.30 Biology, Brain and Behaviour: Visual Illusions - Now You See It
8.55 Changing Britain, Changing World: Beyond Famine
9.20 Discovering Physics: Special Relativity
9.45 Exploring Educational Issues: Black Girls in Search of Learning
10.10 Living with Technology: Cancer - Some of the Options
10.35 State and Society: Propaganda
11.00 The History of Mathematics: Non-Euclidean Geometry
11.25 The 19th-century Novel and Its Legacy: Tolstoy's Anna Karenina
11.50 Maths: Probability and Statistics - Sampling
12.15 Education: Cognitive Development
12.40 Art in 15th-Century Italy: San Francesco, Rimini
1.05 Nuclear Weapons: Nuclear Proliferation
1.30 Modern Art and Modernism: Dali and Surrealism
1.55 Culture and Belief in Europe - 1450-1600: El Escorial
2.20 Open Advice: Looking Forward to Summer School


Unknown: Anna Karenina

: Mahabharat

A 91-part epic Indian drama.
16: Krishna and his brother Balaram come to the rescue of Nandgaon village when King Kans commands two demons to burn it down.
(/n Hindi with English subtitles.
Repeated tomorrow at 12.30am on BBC1)


Krishna: Kewal Shah
Balaram: Chetan Hansraj
Kans: Goga Kapoor

: Sons of the Musketeers

Starring Maureen O'Hara
Cornel Wilde, Robert Douglas
The Queen of France is ageing and beset by the machinations of the villainous Due de Lavalle. Only four people can save the throne of France: the sons of D'Artagnan, Porthos and Aramis, and the daughter of Athos - Claire.
Maureen O'Hara , keen both of blade and temper, proves herself the equal of any swordsman in this swashbuckling colour adventure.
Director Lewis Allen
0 FILMS: pages 12-16


Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Unknown: Robert Douglas
Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Director: Lewis Allen
Claire: Maureen O'Hara
D'Artagnan: Cornel Wilde
Lavalle: Robert Douglas
Queen: Gladys Cooper
c Aramis: Dan O'Herlihy
Porthos: Alan Hale Jr
Claudine: June Clayworth
Madame Michom: Blanche Yurka

: Cricket: First Test

England v India
Further live coverage of the third day from Lord's. In 1986 India recorded their first Test victory at Lord's. While they attempt to register a second win, England will strive to maintain the form that saw them beat New Zealand 1-0 earlier this summer.
Introduced by Tony Lewis.
Commentary by Richie Benaud and Jack Bannister.
Summaries by Ray Illingworth , Geoffrey Boycott and Sunil Gavaskar.
Television presentation Alan Griffiths Executive producer Keith Mackenzie


Introduced By: Tony Lewis.
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Sunil Gavaskar.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: World Equestrian Games

Further coverage from Stockholm of this afternoon's dramatic cross-country phase held in parkland in the middle of this beautiful Scandinavian city.
Introduced by Hugh Thomas. Commentary by Raymond Brooks-Ward and Michael Tucker. Producers Johnnie Watherston and Wendy Sheppard


Introduced By: Hugh Thomas.
Commentary By: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Commentary By: Michael Tucker.
Producers: Johnnie Watherston
Producers: Wendy Sheppard

: Eyes on the Prize

The story of America's civil rights during the years 1954-65, told in six parts by the men and women who fought the second American revolution.
2: Fighting Back 1957-62. The declaration by the Supreme Court in 1954 that segregation in schools was unconstitutional met solid resistance in the south.
In 1957 Governor Faubus of Arkansas called out the National
Guard to ensure that only white students were admitted to Little
Rock Central High School: a clear case of state troops preventing the enforcement of federal law. While the president hesitated, black students had to face an unruly mob. Someone suggested that if the mob was allowed to hang one kid, the others could escape.
Director/Producer Judith Vecchione A Blackside Inc production (R)


Producer: Judith Vecchione

: NewsView

The day's main stories presented by Moira Stuart.
Then Jane Corbin reviews the events of the week, with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing.
Followed by Weatherview


Presented By: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Jane Corbin

: The Real Thing?

Questions of Authenticity. Authentic performances are all the rage, with CDs of Beethoven symphonies played on period instruments outselling other versions. But this poses awkward questions. Even if this was how the music originally sounded - so what?
David Owen Norris goes in search of answers. With Pierre Boulez , Alfred Brendel , John Eliot
Gardiner, Raymond Leppard , Roger Norrington and the London Classical Players. Producer Jonathan Fulford
Executive producer Dennis Marks (Postponed from 1 July)


Unknown: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: John Eliot
Unknown: Raymond Leppard
Unknown: Roger Norrington
Producer: Jonathan Fulford
Producer: Dennis Marks

: Cannery Row

First showing on network television. Starring
Nick Nolte
Debra Winger
The Monterey waterfront is a haven for derelicts, dreamers and assorted oddballs. Among these is Doc, a marine biologist and former baseball professional, escaping a troubled past. When the beautiful Suzy DeSoto drifts into his world, she and Doc fall in love, but they cannot seem to stop fighting. So
Mack and the boys hit on some wild schemes to bring them together. Director David Ward 's carefully designed and photographed film is a truthful and charming adaptation of John Steinbeck 's famous novels, Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday.
0 FILMS: pages 12-16


Unknown: Nick Nolte
Unknown: Suzy Desoto
Director: David Ward
Unknown: John Steinbeck
Doc: Nick Nolte
Suzy DeSoto: Debra Winger
Fauna: Audra Lindley
Hazel: Frank McRae
Mack: M Emmet Walsh
Hughie: Tom Mahoney
Jones: John Malloy
Eddie: James Keane
Seer: Sunshine Parker
Joseph and Mary: Santos Morales
Wisteria: Ellen Blake
Agnes: Sharon Ernster
Violet: Kathleen Doyle
Lola: Mary Margaret Amato
Martha: Brenda Hillhouse
Blossom: Mariko Tse
Narrator: John Huston

: Cricket: First Test

England v India
Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the third day's play from Lord's.


Introduces: Richie Benaud

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