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: Open University

Inner-City Story: What's the Problem?

: Mastermind 1986

The third semi-final, presented by Magnus Magnusson.


Presented By: Magnus Magnusson.

: Anchors Aweigh

Gene Kelly
Kathryn Grayson Frank Sinatra
Joe and Clarence are two sailors on shore leave in Hollywood. Joe plans to spend the time enhancing his reputation as the navy's champion 'wolf', but then he and Clarence stumble across a small boy called Donald and his beautiful Aunt
Susan. Stunning dance routines, magical songs, romance and comedy all combine to make this musical one of MGM's finest.
Director George Sidney ● FILMS: pages 12-16 * CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Gene Kelly
Unknown: Kathryn Grayson
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Director: George Sidney
Joe Brady: Gene Kelly
Susan Abbott: Kathryn Grayson
Clarence Doolittle: Frank Sinatra
Jose: Jose Iturri
Donald Martin: Dean Stockwell
Girl from Brooklyn: Pamela Britton
Police sergeant: 'Rags' Raglan

: England

In the world of art in the 20s and 30s all roads led to the Royal Academy summer exhibition.

: World Equestrian Games

Highlights of the first competition in the show jumping from Stockholm. Introduced by Hugh Thomas. Commentary by Raymond Brooks-Ward and Stephen Hadley.


Introduced By: Hugh Thomas.
Commentary By: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Commentary By: Stephen Hadley.

: Cricket

Highlights of one of yesterday's quarter-final matches in the NatWest Trophy.

: Mr Benn

Cartoon story told by Ray Brooks. (R)


Told By: Ray Brooks.

: Glass

Exploring the world of glass. Transparency. The first glass windows brought a new light into architecture, but the dream of making cities of glass eventually turned into a skyscraper nightmare. Today, there's a new understanding of using glass in buildings. Producer John Alexander
Series producer Brigit Barry (R) (Tomorrow: colour)


Producer: John Alexander
Producer: Brigit Barry

: News

Weather followed by Impressions
Retirement. A day in the life of Tully George of Norfolk whose retirement seems busier than some people's working life. A DMF production (R)


Unknown: Tully George

: Racing and Eventing

Racing: Glorious Goodwood
2.30 King George Stakes (5f)
3.10 Goodwood Cup (2½m) Sadeem, winner in 1988 and second last year, seeks to end his career on a winning note. Gold Cup winner Ashal stands in his way.
3.45 Schweppes Golden Mile (Handicap. 1m)
Michael Stoute 's runner, Selaah, has been ante-post favourite since the weights were published. But will the going be too firm for the hitherto unbeaten colt?
4.15 Lanson Champagne Vintage Stakes (7f)
Introduced by Julian Wilson.
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley and John Hanmer. Reports by Jonathan Powell.
Eventing: World Equestrian Games
The second day of competition in the show jumping, which will decide the team medals. Once again the British team is led by the Whitaker brothers. With Hugh Thomas.
Including at
3.00pm News and Weather
3.55pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Michael Stoute
Introduced By: Julian Wilson.
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley
Commentary By: John Hanmer.
Unknown: Jonathan Powell.
Unknown: Hugh Thomas.

: Salvador Dali

'The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad.' This film, made before his death in 1989, traces the painter's career through film, much of it from Dali's own private archive. The profile combines the testimony of his closest associates and surrealist contemporaries with Dali's own extravagant account of his life and adventures. Director Adam Low
(First shown in 'Arena


Director: Adam Low

: I Torpedo Run

Glenn Ford
Ernest Borgnine
The Pacific, 1942: in pursuit of the Japanese aircraft carrier Shinaru, flagship of the attack on Pearl Harbor, USA submarine commander Barney Doyle must risk everything - his family, his crew and his vessel - to destroy the enemy craft.
Director Joseph Pevney
• FILMS: pages 12-16


Unknown: Glenn Ford
Unknown: Ernest Borgnine
Unknown: Barney Doyle
Director: Joseph Pevney
Lieutenant Commander Barney Doyle: Glenn Ford
Lieutenant Archer Sloan: Ernest Borgnine
Jane Doyle: Diane Brewster
Lieutenant Jake 'Fuzz' Foley: Dean Jones
Hash Benson: L Q Jones
Admiral Samuel Setton: Philip OBEr
Commander Don Adams: Richard Carlyle
Orville 'Goldy' Goldstein: Fredd Wayne
Ensign Ron Milligan: Don Keefer
Lieutenant Redley: Robert Hardy
Lieutenant Burl Fisher: Paul Picerni

: Business Matters

Give and Take. Three dramatised programmes about the skills and strategies of successful managing through meetings. Presented and written by Jack Gratus. 1: Meeting to Decide
Producer Tony Roberts
0 VIDEO: for training purposes only, £1.29, write to: [address removed], or telephone [number removed].


Written By: Jack Gratus.
Producer: Tony Roberts
Unknown: Wood Lane
Mac: Bernard Gallagher
Clare Dundas: Judy Riley
Antony Trent: Terry McGinity
Mike Hennessey: Roland Oliver
Vinita Kapoor: Shahnaz Pakravan
Lewis Owen: Mike Hayward

: The 'Slap' Maxwell Story

A comedy series from the USA starring Dabney Coleman
When his face appears on the cover of the prestigious Sports Monthly, Slap takes the adulation of the masses in his stride. Much more worrying is the prospect of his forthcoming wedding on Friday the 13th. The guests are gathering at Annie's house, but Annie is nervous and not entirely sure that Slap, as unpredictable as ever, will show up.


Unknown: Dabney Coleman
Slap Maxwell: Dabney Coleman
Annie: Susan Anspach
Nelson: Brian Smiar
Judy: Megan Gallagher

: On the Line

The programme that looks at the major issues in sport.
In the week of the Women's AAA Championships, On the Line investigates possible long-term physical damage which female athletes can incur through rigorous training. And as American football comes to Wembley, the programme looks at what the sport has to offer in Britain. With Sue Mott and Ray Stubbs.
Producer Malcolm Betney Editor David Taylor


Unknown: Ray Stubbs.
Producer: Malcolm Betney
Editor: David Taylor

: The Travel Show

The weekly magazine with essential holiday information. Tonight's resort report is on the Bernese
Oberland in the Swiss Alps. The UK Mini-Guide looks at Filey and Bridlington. Presented by Penny Junor with Matthew Collins , John Thirlwell and Dr John Thomes. Producer Paul Colbert
Executive producer Alan Dobson
0 MOAN LINE: record your holiday horrors on [number removed]. 0 INFORMATION LINE: [number removed].
0 MAGAZINE: more information on all destinations covered by 'The Travel Show' in the August issue of 'World', available from newsagents.
0 TRAVEL: page 70


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

: The Tracey Ullman Show

Her award-winning American show. Tonight with special guest star
Isabella Rossellini playing the part of May, the new love of Dan Castellaneta and the new hate of his ex-wife in And God Created
Tillman. In A Rare Talent Tracey auditions as Peter Pan and refuses to be tied down.


Unknown: Isabella Rossellini
Unknown: Dan Castellaneta
Unknown: Peter Pan

: Strangeways

In the light of April's riots, a chance to see again the award-winning series in eight parts about life in one of Britain's overcrowded maximum security prisons.
1: A Human Warehouse. Just three days out of borstal, Trevor experiences the impact of becoming yet another of Strangeways' population. Producer Rex Bloomstein (R) revised


Producer: Rex Bloomstein

: Newsnight

With Donald MacCormick.


Unknown: Donald MacCormick.

: World Equestrian Games

Highlights of today's show-jumping competition from Stockholm.

: Weatherview

: Weekend Outlook

Previewing daytime programmes of special interest from the Open
University on Saturday and Sunday.

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