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: Open University

6.35 Pilgrimage: the Shrine at Loreto

7.00 Animal Physiology: the Placenta

7.25 Calculus: the Binomial Theorem

7.50 The Hydraulic Ram

8.15 Molecules in Space

8.40 Music: Score Reading
9.05 Computing: Caring for Data

9.30 Technology: What is Combinatorics?

9.55 An Historian at Work

10.20 Molluscs, Mechanisms and Minds

10.45 Maths: the Binomial Theorem

11.10 Open Advice: There's a Degree in Me Somewhere

11.35 Science: Practically Speaking

: Around Westminster

Sue MacGregor presents the weekly political review for the south and east. Reports from Kate Barker and Terry Dignan. (Regional Programme)


Presenter: Sue MacGregor
Reporter: Kate Barker
Reporter: Terry Dignan

: Scrutiny

Iain MacWhirter looks at parliamentary committees.
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Presenter: lain MacWhirter

: History: What Is its Future?

How should history be taught in our schools?

: What the Papers Say Awards 1990

Rt Hon Kenneth Baker, MP, presents the awards recognising achievements in journalism. Introduced by Russell Davies.


Presenter: Rt Hon Kenneth Baker
Introduced by: Russell Davies

: Bowls and Indoor Hockey

The singles final in the Midland Bank World Indoor Championships from the Guildhall, Preston, with the winner set to receive a record £22,500.
Presented by Dougie Donnelly.
Indoor Hockey
Final of the European Nations Indoor Cup from Aston Villa Leisure Centre, where England and Scotland will hope to be among the honours.


Commentary (Bowls): David Rhys Jones
Commentary (Bowls): Jimmy Davidson
Commentary (Bowls): John Bell
Commentary (Bowls): David McGill
Commentary (Bowls): Mat Hughes
Presenter: Dougie Donnelly.
Commentary (Hockey): Barry Davies
Commentary (Hockey): Ian Taylor

: Rugby Special

Wasps v Orrell in the Pilkington Cup quarter-finals. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith . With Chris Rea.
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston


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

: The Clive James Interview

Clive James in conversation with a personality of our time.


Interviewer: Clive James
Producer: Nigel Leigh
Series producer: Elaine Bedell

: The Money Programme

The top stories in and behind the news from the worlds of business and finance.


Editor: David Nissan

: Choir of the Year

Four adult and two youth choirs compete at Buxton Opera House in the final of Sainsbury's Choir of the Year. Presented by Howard Goodall.


PresenteR: Howard Goodall
Director: Eric Dunlea
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: Naked Hollywood

NEW The Actor and the Star.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is the biggest film star in the world today. How did this former
Mr Universe turn himself from muscle man into movie star?
His story is contrasted with James Caan , a highly respected actor whose refusal to play the studio game led to his fall from Hollywood grace. Director Margy Kinmonth
Series producer Nicolas Kent
0BOOK: same title, £ 15.95, from booksellers.
* COMPETITION: details on page 5. 0 COVER STORY: page 20 0 PICTURE STORY: page 41


Unknown: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Unknown: Mr Universe
Unknown: James Caan
Director: Margy Kinmonth
Producer: Nicolas Kent

: How Are the Kids?

Oca. Young Filipino boys dive from boats and spend ten hours a day in the water, frightening fish into nets. Written and directed by Lino Brocka


Directed By: Lino Brocka

: Screen Two: A Private Life

A new BBC film written by Andrew Davies. Starring Bill Flynn, Jana Cilliers Set in Cape Town, South Africa, this is the true story of how Jack and Stella Dupont fall in love and live together for 30 years in defiance of the colour segregation laws.
Spanning two generations, their story exposes the full tragic irony of what it means to live under apartheid.
Feature: page 26
Films: page 31
Picture Story: page 41
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Andrew Davies
Executive producer: Innes Lloyd
Producer/Director: Francis Gerard
Jack: Bill Flynn
Stella: Jana Cilliers
Older Paul: Kevin Smith
Older Karen: Embeth Davidtz
Older Gary: Lance Maron
Young Paul: Justin John
Young Karen: Talia Leibman
Young Gary: Warren Hetz
Sergeant Smit: Ian Roberts
Andrea: Joanna Winberg
Doctor: Patrick Mynhardt
Patel: Shafa'Ath-Ahmad Kahn

: Sidney Lumet Directs: Twelve Angry Men

Sidney Lumet's critically acclaimed feature film debut, starring Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb
In a hot, sticky New York courtroom, the jury is about to retire and consider its verdict in a murder trial.
Films: page 31


Director: Sidney Lumet
Juror No 8: Henry Fonda
Juror No 3: Lee J Cobb
Juror No 10: Ed Begley
Juror No 4: E.G. Marshall
Juror No 7: Jack Warden
Juror No 1: Martin Balsam
Juror No 2: John Fiedler
Juror No 6: Edward Binns
Juror No 9: Joseph Sweeney
Juror No 11: George Voskovek
Juror No 12: Robert Webber
Judge: Rudy Bond
Guard: James A Kelly
Court clerk: Bill Nelson
Defendant: John Savoca

: Snub

On Snub tonight, the usual array of innovative music.

: Rapido

With Antoine de Caunes.


Presenter: Antoine de Caunes

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