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: Open University

9.00 Managing Health Service
9.25 The Successful Seven
9.50 There's a Degree in Me Somewhere
10.15 Culture and Belief in Europe 1450-1600: Maarten van
10.40 Science Preparatory Maths: Numbers

: Holiday Outings

California. Anne Gregg reports on a two-week fly-drive holiday visiting Napa Valley, Yosemite National Park, Reno and San Francisco. Director Tracy Cook
Series producer Patricia Houlihan


Director: Tracy Cook
Producer: Patricia Houlihan

: Pitfalls of a Sporting Life

A series on sports injuries.
A Stretch Too Far. Damage to muscles and tendons can be as difficult to repair as fractures.
RNTV/Marjanos production for BBCtv (R)

: Balloon

A series of balloon flights across some of the most beautiful parts of the Midlands. Today,
Sue Beardsmore tries her hand at flying the balloon, and investigates flying connections on the ground. Producer David Nelson (R)


Unknown: Sue Beardsmore
Producer: David Nelson

: The Honeymooners

Vintage American comedy.
A Matter of Record. Ralph makes up with Alice after a quarrel by committing his love to vinyl.


Ralph Kramden: Jackie Gleason
Ed Norton: Art Carney
Alice Kramden: Audrey Meadows
Trixie Norton: Joyce Randolph

: [ For Better or Worse

Two Hollywood melodramas that look at the pain and passion of married life.
The Sisters
Bette Davis , Errol Flynn
The Elliott girls are the belles of Silver Bow, Montana. But all three discover that there's more to marriage than finding a mate.
Director Anatole Litvak
0 FILMS: pages 43-47


Unknown: Bette Davis
Unknown: Errol Flynn
Director: Anatole Litvak
Louise Elliott: Bette Davis
Frank Medlin: Errol Flynn
Helen Elliott: Anita Louise
William Benson: Ian Hunter
Tim Hazelton: Donald Crisp
Rose: Beulah Bondi
Grace Elliott: Jane Bryan

: Discoveries Underwater

A series on the world of underwater history and archaeology.
The Oldest Shipwrecks in the World Archaeologist Dr George Bass 's pioneering techniques in the Mediterranean have led to the discovery of early ships laden with treasures. Now he plans one last dive to a spectacular wreck dating back to the Bronze Age. Also, British archaeologist Mensun
Bound attempts an excavation off Sicily of an Athenian wreck of the 5th century BC.
Narrated by Tim Pigott-Smith . Producer Russell England
Series editor Bruce Norman (R) 9 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Dr George Bass
Unknown: Tim Pigott-Smith
Editor: Bruce Norman

: Mahabharat

A 91-part epic Indian drama.
27: Dhritharashtra (Girija Shankar ) announces Yudhishtira (
Gajendra Chauhan ) as the heir to the throne. (In Hindi with English subtitles.


Unknown: Girija Shankar
Unknown: Gajendra Chauhan

: Animation Now

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. An adaptation of Washington Irving's classic children's story.

: [ For Better or Worse

The second of the Hollywood melodramas.
Home from the Hill
Robert Mitchum
George Peppard
Captain Wade Hunnicutt is a renowned hunter of women as well as animals. His beautiful wife
Hannah maintains their charade of a marriage to protect their son Theron. But as the boy reaches maturity, the secrets of Wade's past threaten to divide the family.
Director Vincente Mmnelli
0 FILMS: pages 43-47


Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: George Peppard
Unknown: Captain Wade Hunnicutt
Director: Vincente Mmnelli
Wade: Robert Mitchum
Hannah: Eleanor Parker
Rafe Copley: George Peppard
Theron: George Hamilton
Libby: Luana Patten
Albert Halstead: Everett Sloane

: Late Again

A weekly look back at highlights from The Late Show, the arts and media programme.

: NewsView

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


Presented By: Moira Stuart.
Presented By: Lynette Lithgow

: The Ring of the Nibelung

By Richard Wagner.
Siegfried, Act 3. Siegfried has killed the dragon Fafner and won control of the ring, but as yet is unaware of its curse. He has set out to find the sleeping Brunnhilde, but must first confront the Wanderer who guards the rock on which she lies. This act reveals Siegfried's vulnerability for the first time as he faces the consequences of his awakening sexuality. As an introduction, psychoanalyst Professor Anthony Clare examines the nature of Siegfried's adolescent turmoil.
Wanderer. Robert Hale (bass-baritone)
Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch.
Stage director Nikolaus Lehnhoff
BBCtv presentation Francesca Kemp and Donald Sturrock
An NHK (Japan) production
('Gotterdammerung' Act 1 next Saturday) 0 SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: with Radio 3.


Unknown: Richard Wagner.
Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Bass-Baritone: Robert Hale
Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch.
Director: Nikolaus Lehnhoff
Unknown: Francesca Kemp
Unknown: Donald Sturrock
Erda: Hanna Schwarz (contralto)
Siegfried: Rene Kollo (tenor)
Brunnhilde: Hildegard Behrens (soprano)

: Saturday Night Clive

Clive James takes an entertaining and critical look at television worldwide. Media monitors beam in by satellite to report on the latest television trends and stories. International celebrities and personalities join him each week, by satellite and in the studio, to discuss what's on. This week, his studio guest is broadcaster David Frost.
Series producer Beatrice Ballard Editor Richard Drewett


Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: David Frost.
Producer: Beatrice Ballard
Editor: Richard Drewett

: Moving Pictures

The last in the series.
Not since the New Wave of the early 60s has French cinema boasted so many young stylists - like the directors of Diva and Subway. Meanwhile, the most successful French film ever stars Gerard Depardieu as Cyrano de Bergerac. In France, Moving Pictures talks to the film-makers and finds out if there really is a new 'New Wave'. Plus a profile of Hollywood director, Alan Smithee. Presented by Kate Leys. Series producer Paul Kerr
Executive producer Michael Jackson


Presenter: Kate Leys
Series Producer: Paul Kerr
Executive Producer: Michael Jackson

: Twin Peaks

Another opportunity to see last week's episode of David Lynch and Mark Frost 's acclaimed television series. Starring
Kyle MacLachlan Michael Ontkean
4: As the funeral of Laura Palmer turns into a fiasco, Cooper is given a hint of the dead girl's double life by Audrey Home and learns of the evil lurking in the woods.
Meanwhile, Josie gets nervous, Norma gets bad news from the State prison, and Shelly gets a gun. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


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

: Moving Pictures Presents: Breathless

Jean-Paul Belmondo
Jean Seberg
Speeding from Marseilles to Paris in a stolen car, Michel Poiccard is involved in a fracas with the police. Despite the danger, he lingers in Paris, held by his reckless attraction to an American girl.
Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard from an original scenario by Francois Truffaut Director Jean-Luc Godard
0 FILMS: pages 43-47


Unknown: Jean-Paul Belmondo
Unknown: Jean Seberg
Unknown: Michel Poiccard
Unknown: Jean-Luc Godard
Unknown: Francois Truffaut
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Michel Poiccard: Jean-Paul Belmondo
Patricia: Jean Seberg
Van: Doude Himself
Vital: Daniel Boulanger
Informer: Jean-Luc Godard

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