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: Open University

7.00 Chemistry: Of Metals and Men
7.25 Calculus: Symbols and Equations
7.50 Urban Transport and the Growth of Harlem
8.15 Modelling and the Modelling Cycle
8.40 Introducing Photochemistry
9.05 San Marco: a Dominican Priory
9.30 Water for a City: Nottingham
9.55 The Necessity for History
10.20 Biology: Body Plans
10.45 Democratic
Government: Women and Organisations
11.10 Open Forum Magazine: News and Views on Higher Education and the Open University
11.35 Measuring the Earth and the Moon

: Around Westminster

Sue MacGregor presents the weekly political review for the south and east. Reports from Kate Barker and Terry Dignan. Director Duncan Hess Editor Vincent Dowd


Unknown: Kate Barker
Unknown: Terry Dignan.
Director: Duncan Hess
Editor: Vincent Dowd

: Scrutiny

Parliamentary committees have power to summon
'persons, papers and records' as they scrutinise the work of Government. lain MacWhirter presents the liveliest committee sessions, passes on news from the committee corridor, and asks how well the committees do their job. Producer Jenny Davies Editor Lydia Howard


Producer: Jenny Davies
Editor: Lydia Howard

: The New Explorers

Seeds of Success. What makes successful innovation? Is the UK short of investment or of ideas? With Nick Ross. Producers Andrew Millington and Barrie Whatley


Unknown: Nick Ross.
Producers: Andrew Millington
Producers: Barrie Whatley

: One in Four

This month is the second anniversary of the death of Beverley Lewis. BBC2's programme about disability issues examines the background to the case of this deaf-blind woman and the lessons that have been learned. With subtitles and sign-language interpretation.
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Unknown: Beverley Lewis.

: There Is Music in the Air

Elgar's Symphony No 1 is played by the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Davis from St David 's Hall, Cardiff. Michael Berkeley talks to composers David Matthews and Nicholas Maw about this work.
Director Andrew Quick
(Postponed from 20 January)


Conducted By: Andrew Davis
Unknown: St David
Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: David Matthews
Unknown: Nicholas Maw
Director: Andrew Quick

: The Proud Ones

Starring Robert Ryan Virginia Mayo
There's trouble ahead for
Marshal Silver when a gambling saloon opens in the town of Flat Rock.
Director Robert D Webb 0 FILMS: pages 37-44


Unknown: Robert Ryan Virginia Mayo
Director: Robert D Webb
Marshal Cass Silver: Robert Ryan
Sally Kane: Virginia Mayo
Thad Anderson: Jeffrey Hunter
Honest John Barrett: Robert Middleton
Jake: Walter Brennan
Jim Dexter: Arthur O'Connell

: The Clive James Interview

A Special Edition
Clive James talks to leading Israeli novelist and former kibbutznik, Amos Oz.
A prominent member of the Peace Now movement, Oz has twice fought for the Israeli army. An expert on the Arab/Israeli conflict, he offers his view of the Gulf war.
Series producer Elaine Bedell Editor Richard Drewett
(A new series of The Clive James Interview starts next Sunday)


Talks: Clive James

: Rugby Special

Featuring Gloucester v Bath Bath, firm favourites for the Courage League title, visit arch rivals Gloucester, who will offer the stiffest of tests.
Plus a look forward to next week's Calcutta Cup match. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith .
Introduced by Chris Rea.
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston


Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Introduced By: Chris Rea.
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Ski Sunday

Featuring the Men's Downhill from Val-dTsere.
The last in the present series comes from the venue for next winter's Olympic Games in the French Savoie. This weekend the top ski racers compete for the first time on the new
Olympic course on the Bellevarde mountain, directly above fashionable Val-dTsere.
An exhilarating climax to the downhill season is guaranteed. Commentary by David Vine. Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside


Commentary By: David Vine.
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Producer: Jim Reside

: The Money Programme

Confidence Test
America's confidence in its banks has been undermined by a raft of bad debts, and a run on deposits is now an ongoing threat. John Penycate reports on the debt-ridden Bush administration's plans to deal with the debt-ridden banks.
Producer Jenny Rathbone Editor David Nissan 0 MONEY: page 22


Unknown: John Penycate
Producer: Jenny Rathbone

: The Natural World

Two Weeks to Save the Earth
Would you like to spend your holiday counting beetles in the Australian jungle? Or measuring leaves in Alaska? Or recording fish noises on a coral reef? Or digging up mammoths? Or tracking mice with pink thread in Africa? It sounds different. It is. It's Earthwatch. Narrated by Anthony Smith.
Producer Richard Brock
Series editor Mike Salisbury . NATURE: page 18


Unknown: Anthony Smith.
Producer: Richard Brock
Editor: Mike Salisbury

: In Solidarity

The last in a series of fourprogrammes. Decision
Communist head of state,
General Jaruzelski, is forced to quit Belvedere, the presidential palace. But with his departure new dangers threaten Polish stability. The election was to be aggressive, even 'dirty'. Both Walesa and his present arch rival,
Mazowiecki, quickly found their plans disrupted by a self-styled millionaire emigre from Canada. Unexpected support by the voters put, for some, a question mark over the Polish road to democracy. 9 PICTURE STORY: page 53

: Screen Two: Fellow Traveller

Starring Ron Silver, Imogen Stubbs, Daniel J Travanti, Hart Bochner
1950s Hollywood: the McCarthy senate committee is conducting a witch-hunt for supposed communists in the entertainment industry and betrayal is in the air. For three friends this proves to be a disaster - for the writer who must work incognito for the emerging ITV in England; for the musician now living in England, a painful renewal of old wounds; and for the star a final performance.
Producer Michael Wearing Director Philip Saville


Unknown: Ron Silver
Unknown: Imogen Stubbs
Unknown: Daniel J Travanti
Unknown: Hart Bochner
Director: Philip Saville
Asa Kaufman: Ron Silver
Sarah Aitchison: Imogen Stubbs
Jerry Leavy: Daniel J Travanti
Clifford Byrne: Hart Bochner
Joan Kaufman: Katherine Borowitz
D'Arcy: Julian Fellowes
Sir Hugo Armstrong: Richard Wilson
Landlady: Doreen Mantle
Ronnie Wilson: David O'Hara
Lawyer: Angus MacInnes
Inspector: Nicholas Jones
Sheriff of Nottingham: Jonathan Hyde
Robin Hood: Alexander Hanson

: Sunday, Bloody Sunday

Peter Finch
Glenda Jackson
Murray Head
Designer Bob Elkin , 25, has two older lovers - Daniel, a homosexual doctor, and Alex, a divorced business consultant in her mid-30s. Inevitably the emotional strain is great for all of them and one weekend Bob brings matters to a head.
Director John Schlesinger 0 FILMS: pages 37-44


Unknown: Peter Finch
Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Designer: Bob Elkin
Director: John Schlesinger
Dr Daniel Hirsh: Peter Finch
Alex Greville: Glenda Jackson
Bob Elkin: Murray Head
Mrs Greville: Peggy Ashcroft
Mr Greville: Maurice Denham
Alva Hodson: Vivian Pickles
Bill Hodson: Frank Windsor

: Snub

Tonight the usual array of innovative music.

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