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: Open University

6.50 Maths 7.15 Using the Aggregate Demand and Supply Model 7.40 Probability and Statistics 8.05 Computing
8.30 Industrial Democracy
8.55 Changing Britain 9.20 Discovering Physics 9.45 Out of Sight, Out of Mind 10.10
Technology 10.35 Sources of Power 11.00 Managing
Schools 11.25 Curriculum and Learning 11.50 Culture and Belief in Europe 1450-1600: Ottoman Supremacy 12.15 Education 12.40 Mental
Handicap 1.05 Nuclear
Weapons 1.30 Modem Art and Modernism 1.55 Culture and Belief in Europe 1450-1600:
Maarten Van Heemskerck 2.20
The History of Mathematics


Unknown: Maarten van Heemskerck

: Mahabharat

A 91-part epic from India. 38: Krishna (Nitish
Bharadwaj) advises the Pandavas to accept the division of Hastinapur.
(In Hindi with English subtitles. Repeated tomorrow at 12midnight on BBC1)

: Laurel and Hardy Double Bill

Vintage comedy starring Stan Laurel
Oliver Hardy
Them Thar Hills. On doctor's orders, Stan and Ollie decide to go to the country to drink water.
Tit for Tat. The ill-fated duo open an electrical goods store with some shocking results.
Director Charles Rogers


Unknown: Stan Laurel
Unknown: Oliver Hardy
Director: Charles Rogers

: Caesar and Cleopatra

Vivien Leigh
Claude Rains
The most spectacular and costly British film of its time, this is George Bernard Shaw's version of the legendary encounter between an ageing Roman conqueror and a captivating Queen.
Director Gabriel Pascal * FILMS: page 35


Unknown: Vivien Leigh
Unknown: George Bernard
Director: Gabriel Pascal
Cleopatra: Vivien Leigh
Caesar: Claude Rains
Ftatateeta: Flora Robson
Apollodorus: Stewart Granger
Pothinus: Frances L Sullivan
Rufio: Basil Sydney

: Late Again

Highlights from last week's editions of The Late Show.

: NewsView

Presented by Moira Stuart. Andrew Harvey reviews the events of the week.
Followed by Weatherview


Presented By: Moira Stuart.
Presented By: Andrew Harvey

: Rhythms of the World

Viva Zimbabwe
Thomas Mapfumo, one of Africa's most innovative pop musicians, describes the emergence in Zimbabwe of a unique style of 'chimurenga' dance music, based on Shona rhythms and the hypnotic sound of the 'mbira' thumb piano. Stella Chiweshe , one of the first women to play the mbira, has joined the ranks of the country's pop musicians while Zimbabwe's Christians have found their own musician, gospel singer Machanic Manyeruke. Producer Jenny Cathcart
Series editors Nigel Finch and Anthony Wall 0 PICTURE STORY: page 46


Piano: Stella Chiweshe
Singer: MacHanic Manyeruke.
Producer: Jenny Cathcart
Editors: Nigel Finch

: The Godfather Family

A Look Inside
Film director Francis Ford Coppola talks about his masterpiece in this intimate documentary of the making of the Godfather trilogy. Among those taking part are Al Pacino , James Caan and Robert De Niro
Director Jeff Werner
0 PICTURE STORY: page 46


Director: Francis Ford
Unknown: Al Pacino
Unknown: James Caan
Unknown: Robert de Niro
Director: Jeff Werner

: Twin Peaks

Another chance to see last week's episode. Starring Kyle MacLachlan Michael Ontkean
A killer stalks Twin Peaks, unseen and undetected, while a desperate Ben Home hears a voice from beyond the grave, Bobby Briggs spies the main chance, and Norma gets a visit from her mother. Then comes more chilling news....


Unknown: Kyle MacLachlan
Unknown: Michael Ontkean
Unknown: Bobby Briggs
Agent Dale Cooper: Kyle MacLachlan
Sheriff Truman: Michael Ontkean
Catherine Martell: Piper Laurie
Benjamin Home: Richard Beymer
Donna Hayward: Lara Flynn Boyle
Audrey Horne: Sherilyn Fenn
William Hayward: Warren Frost
NormaJennings: Peggy Upton
Pete Martell: Jack Nance
Leland Palmer: Ray Wise
Bobby Briggs: Dana Ashbrook
James Hurley: James Marshall
Gerard: Al Strobel
Andy Brennan: Harry Goaz
Lucy Moran: Kimmy Robertson
HankJennings: Chris Mulkey
Jerry Horne: David Patrick Kelly
Vivian Smythe: Jane Greer
Ernie Niles: James Booth

: The Godfather Part II

The award-winning film, tonight shown in its full version. Starring Al Pacino
Robert Duvall
Diane Keaton
Robert De Niro Nevada, 1958:
Michael Corleone is now the head of the 'family', having inherited the entire Mafia empire from his father Don Vito. He attempts to deal with many personal and other problems, but his main preoccupation is the legitimisation of the Corleone 'business' in keeping with the more modern gangster image. With this film Francis Ford Coppola won Oscars for Best Picture and for Best Director.
• FILMS: page 38


Unknown: Al Pacino
Unknown: Robert Duvall
Unknown: Diane Keaton
Unknown: Robert de Niro
Unknown: Michael Corleone
Unknown: Don Vito.
Unknown: Francis Ford Coppola
Michael Corleone: Al Pacino
Tom Hagen: Robert Duvall
Kay Corleone: Diane Keaton
Vito Corleone: Robert de Niro
Fredo Corleone: John Cazale
Connie Corleone: Talia Shire
Hyman Roth: Lee Strasberg
Frankie Pentangeli: Michael V Gazzo
Senator Pat Geary: G D Spradlin
Al Neri: Richard Bright
Fanucci: Gaston Moschin
Rocco Lampone: Tom Rosque
Young Clemenza: B Kirby Jr
Genco: Frank Sivero
Young Mama Corleone: Francesca de Sapio
Mama Corleone: Morgana King
Deanna Corleone: Mariana Hill
Signor Roberto: Leopoldo Trieste
Johnny Ola: Dominic Chianese
Michael's bodyguard: Amerigo Tot
Merle Johnson: Troy Donahue

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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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