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: Open University

9.00 The Effective Manager
9.25 Fair Trading
9.50 A Bigger Europe for the Smaller Business
10.15 Living Choices: Supporting Systems

: The Historyman

Breweries. Bryan McNerney sings his protest about big brewers. (R)


Unknown: Bryan McNerney

: The Sky at Night

Armagh's 'Flare' for Astronomy Patrick Moore goes to Armagh
Observatory, which is celebrating its bicentenary.
Producer Pieter Morpurgo
0 NEWSLETTER: send an sae to Newsletter Number 39, [address removed]


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Woodhouse Roadshow

Animal trainer Barbara Woodhouse goes to Thetford, Norfolk. Producer Bryn Brooks
Executive producer Peter Riding (R)


Unknown: Barbara Woodhouse

: Art of Travel

London Underground. Michael Palin explores the London depicted on old Underground posters. Director John Metherell
Producer Trevor Hearing (R)


Unknown: Michael Palin
Director: John Metherell
Unknown: Michael Palin

: The Honeymooners

Vintage American comedy.
Something Fishy. Ralph (
Jackie Gleason ) and Ed (Art Carney) are surprised when their wives plan to join them on a fishing trip.


Unknown: Jackie Gleason

: Tarzan the Ape Man

Starring Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan
James Parker and his daughter Jane venture into Africa in search of the Elephants' Graveyard and a fortune in ivory.
FILMS: pages 49-54


Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Tarzan: Johnny Weissmuller
Jane Parker: Maureen O'Sullivan
Harry Holt: Neil Hamilton
James Parker: C Aubrey Smith

: Dawn Raga

Life at Benares on the holy River Ganges. (R)


Unknown: River Ganges.

: Discoveries Underwater

A New World. Tim Pigott-Smith narrates this look at the skill of early deep-sea divers.
Written and produced by Ray Sutcliffe Series editor Bruce Norman (R)


Unknown: Tim Pigott-Smith
Produced By: Ray Sutcliffe
Editor: Bruce Norman

: Mahabharat

A 91-part epic Indian drama.
25: The time has come for the princes to pay Dronacharya
(Surendra Pal) for their education. (In Hindi with English subtitles.

: FILM Roman Holiday

Audrey Hepburn , Gregory Peck Joe Bradley , journalist with an American news bureau, finds a pretty girl apparently in a drunken stupor by the Trevi fountain and takes her home with him to sleep it off. Next morning he discovers that his guest is a princess on a state visit to Rome.
Screenplay by Ian McLellan Hunter and John Dighton
Producer/Director William Wyler
0 FILMS: pages 49-54


Unknown: Audrey Hepburn
Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Joe Bradley
Unknown: Ian McLellan Hunter
Director: William Wyler
Princess Ann: Audrey Hepburn
Joe Bradley: Gregory Peck
Irving Radovich: Eddie Albert
Countess: Margaret Rawlings
Ambassador: Harcourt Williams
Baird Hennessy: Hartley Power

: Mexico Vivo

An introduction to Latin American
Spanish in five parts.
4: Para todos los gustos. Rodeos and modern dance reveal a sense of the past, which as writer Carlos Fuentes explains, is central to Mexican culture.
Presented by Patricia de la Pena. Director Stephen Moss Producer David Wilson
0 SUPPORT MATERIAL: book, same title. £7.99, and cassette, £6.99, available from retailers. Teachers' notes are available by sending a cheque/PO for £3.20, payable to BBC
Education to, [address removed].


Unknown: Carlos Fuentes
Presented By: Patricia de la Pena.
Director: Stephen Moss
Producer: David Wilson

: Late Again

A weekly look back at highlights from The Late Show.

: NewsView

Presented by Moira Stuart.
Chris Lowe reviews the events of the week, with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing.
Followed by Weatherview.


Presented By: Moira Stuart.
Presented By: Chris Lowe

: The Ring of the Nibelung

By Richard Wagner.
Siegfried, Act 1. The scheming dwarf Mime plans to use Siegfried to win back the ring. This act reveals some of Wagner's more disturbing views on racial superiority. Introduced by Rabbi Julia Neuberger from one of the shrines of German national pride - Walhalla in Regensburg.
Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch
Stage director Nikotaus Lehnhoff
BBCtv presentation Francesca Kemp and Donald Sturrock
An NHK (Japan) production


Unknown: Richard Wagner.
Introduced By: Rabbi Julia Neuberger
Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Director: Nikotaus Lehnhoff
Unknown: Francesca Kemp
Unknown: Donald Sturrock
Mime: Helmut Pampuch (tenor)
Siegfried: Rene Kollo (tenor)
Wanderer: Robert Hale (bass-Baritone)

: Saturday Night Clive

Clive James takes an entertaining look at television worldwide, with his studio guest, distinguished writer Anthony Burgess. Series producer Beatrice Ballard Editor Richard Drewett


Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Anthony Burgess.
Producer: Beatrice Ballard
Editor: Richard Drewett

: Moving Pictures

A profile of Hollywood's most powerful woman director, Kathryn Bigelow , whose films include Near Dark, Blue Steel, and tonight's
The Loveless. Plus Robin Hood , an enduring English legend, brought most vividly to the screen by Hollywood. Latest to take the role is Kevin Costner , in Prince of Thieves, now shooting at
Shepperton Studios, while two more versions of the story are in pre-production in Hollywood. Presented by Kate Leys. Series producer Paul Kerr
Executive producer Michael Jackson


Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Unknown: Robin Hood
Unknown: Kevin Costner
Presented By: Kate Leys.
Producer: Paul Kerr
Producer: Michael Jackson

: Twin Peaks

Another opportunity to keep up with events in David Lynch 's offbeat American town.
Starring Kyle MacLachlan Michael Ontkean
2: Further probing into
Laura Palmer 's murder brings indications of a sordid secret life - but who really knows the truth?


Unknown: David Lynch
Unknown: Kyle MacLachlan
Unknown: Michael Ontkean
Unknown: Laura Palmer

: Moving Pictures Presents: The Loveless

Willem Dafoe , Robert Gordon
1959: Vance, a lone motorcyclist, joins a group of bikers killing time at a small-town Florida diner. But the locals resent their presence and are quite prepared to resort to violence.
Written and directed by Kathryn Bigelow and Monty Montgomery
0 FILMS: pages 49-54


Unknown: Willem Dafoe
Unknown: Robert Gordon
Directed By: Kathryn Bigelow
Vance: Willem Dafoe
Davis: Robert Gordon
Telena: Marin Kanter
Sportster Debbie: Tina L'Hotsky
La Ville: Lawrence Matarese
Ricky: Danny Rosen
Hurley: Phillip Kimbrough
Buck: Ken Call
Augusta: Elisabeth Gans
Evie Margaret: Joe Lee

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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