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: Open University

Computing: Data about Data

: Mastermind 1980

Presented by Magnus Magnusson. Producer Bill Wright (First shown on BBC


Presented By: Magnus Magnusson.
Producer: Bill Wright

: Laurel and Hardy in: Blockheads

Starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy

In 1917, Private Laurel is ordered to guard the post as Hardy and the platoon go 'over the top'. He's still there 21 years later.
Films: pages 14-18


Director: John G. Blystone
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: Duel in the Sun

Starring Jennifer Jones Gregory Peck
When Pearl Chaves is sent to live with the rich Senator McCanles and his family, she finds herself torn between the senator's two sons.
Director King Vidor
(Jennifer Jones in 'A Farewell to Arms ' on Wednesday at 9.30am)
0 FILMS: pages 14-18


Unknown: Jennifer Jones
Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Jennifer Jones
Pearl Chaves: Jennifer Jones
Lewt McCanles: Gregory Peck
Jesse McCanles: Joseph Cotten
Senator McCanles: Lionel Barrymore
Laura Bell: Lillian Gish
Sin Killer: Walter Huston
Narrator: Orson Welles

: Wideworld

Two films about two unusual eastern sports.
The Camels Are Coming shows the modern version of camel racing, which is the latest sport of sheikhs. One Man and His Horse is the story of a Pakistani landowner practising the ancient Mogul sport of tent-pegging: how, while riding at full gallop, to impale a piece of wood on to the point of a lance. Series editor Tim Slessor (R)


Editor: Tim Slessor

: Bertha

Animation narrated by Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker. Producer Ivor Woods (R)


Unknown: Roy Kinnear
Unknown: Sheila Walker.
Producer: Ivor Woods

: Paint

Completing a Still Life. With John FitzMaurice Mills. Producer Dick Foster (R)


Producer: Dick Foster

: News

Weather followed by Songs of Praise
Ian Gall visits Shetland.


Unknown: Ian Gall

: The Way I Went

The Antrim Glens.
Hector MacDonnell of Antrim journeys from his ancestral home at Dunluce
Castle to Glenarm and visits places traditionally associated with his family name.
Producer Tony McAuley (R)


Unknown: Hector MacDonnell
Producer: Tony McAuley

: News

Weather followed by Aristocrats
A series of films on the noble families of Europe.
Italy: the Marquis Frescobaldi
Warriors, merchants, musicians, scholars and poets, the Frescobaldi family has lived in palazzos on the same Florentine site for over 800 years. The Marquis Frescobaldi remains the head of one of Florence's oldest titled families.
With Robert Lacey.
Executive producer Adam Clapham Series producer John Bird (R)
(Tomorrow: Prince Franz Josef of Liechtenstein)


Unknown: Marquis Frescobaldi
Unknown: Robert Lacey.
Producer: Adam Clapham
Unknown: Prince Franz Josef

: News and Weather

Regional News and Weather

: War Horse

The English Electric Canberra made its maiden flight in 1949. It was the world's first jet bomber, and became an aviation record breaker. Producer Ted Gorton Editor Ken Murphy


Producer: Ted Gorton
Editor: Ken Murphy

: A Moving Performance

The biggest theatre complex in the country outside London opened in Leeds in March 1990. The new
West Yorkshire Playhouse cost E13 million, but for 20 years the playhouse was located in the gymnasium of Leeds University. Director Roger Keech Producer Peter Pitt


Director: Roger Keech
Producer: Peter Pitt

: Brazil

Starring Virginia Bruce
In the exotic city of Rio to research her new book, Nicky Henderson discovers more of Brazil's latin charm than she intended when she meets a handsome guide.
Director Joseph Santley
0 FILMS: pages 14-18


Unknown: Nicky Henderson
Director: Joseph Santley
Nicky: Virginia Bruce
Miguel 'Mike' Soares: Tito Guizar
Everett: Edward Everett Horton
Roy Rogers: Himself

: DEF II Gimme 8

Gimme 8 goes east to check out India's sounds. Poptime, a twice-weekly pop show, features Preepi Sagar , Banghra rock star Gurdas Mann and Parvati Khan. Presented by Jaswinder Bancil. Producer Mari Beynon Owen


Unknown: Preepi Sagar
Unknown: Gurdas Mann
Unknown: Parvati Khan.
Presented By: Jaswinder Bancil.
Producer: Mari Beynon Owen

: Suzanne Vega - Open Hand

A backstage look at American singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega 's last UK tour, with concert footage of recent material including BooA of Dreams and Men in a War. Director David Pennebaker


Songwriter: Suzanne Vega
Director: David Pennebaker

: Now the War Is Over

A series of films about Britain from 1945-51.
Britain Can Make It. With the country facing bankruptcy, all hands are needed to get British industry going again.
Producer Peter Grimsdale (R)


Producer: Peter Grimsdale

: The Hostages Speak

Coming Home. To the world at large, the freeing of hostages represents a happy ending to the story. But for the men themselves, coming home can be painful. In the second part of this French documentary, three hostages talk about their experiences. Director Patrick Volson
Producer Georges Benayoun 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Director: Patrick Volson
Producer: Georges Benayoun

: The Best of Saturday Night Clive

Columnist Taki reports on Greek soap opera, both on and off the screen. By satellite from New
Zealand, comedian Billy Connolly tells Clive James what he's up to down under. Joining James in the studio is American comedian and host of the Tonight Show, Jay Leno. Director Dominic Brigstocke Producer Beatrice Ballard (R)


Unknown: Columnist Taki
Unknown: Billy Connolly
Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Jay Leno.
Director: Dominic Brigstocke
Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: Ain't No Black in the Union Jack

25 Years of Race Relations
1: The Colour of Justice. Britain has laws against racial discrimination. But how well do they stand up to their task? The first of three films tells the story of three people who sought justice and pushed the law to its limits. What they found was inadequate and unsatisfactory. Producer Paul Sen
Executive producer John Wilcox


Producer: Paul Sen
Producer: John Wilcox

: Newsnight

Presented by Francine Stock. Editor Tim Gardam


Presented By: Francine Stock.
Editor: Tim Gardam

: Making Their Mark

Six Artists on Drawing
Charlotte Fawley 's drawings of ballet dancers capture the vigour and poise of the dance in a few lines. During the Falklands War she swapped the elegant make-believe of dance for the gritty reality of soldiers in combat. Producer Dick Foster
0 BOOK: 'The BBC Drawing Course', C 12.95, available from booksellers.


Unknown: Charlotte Fawley
Producer: Dick Foster

: Building Sights

Architect Edward Cullinan looks at the Royal College of Physicians in London's Regent's Park. Director Russell England
Producer Clare Paterson (R)


Unknown: Edward Cullinan
Director: Russell England
Producer: Clare Paterson

: Weatherview

: Open University

Introduction to Psychology: Autism

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