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: Open University

6.50 Maths: Inverse Functions
7.15 Asian Families, Western
Culture 7.40 Geology: Mapping in the Yorkshire Dales 8.05
Density and Viscosity in Mineral Processing 8.30
Managing in Organisations
8.55 The Telephone - Birth of a Technology 9.20 Adult
Education: Learning in Groups
9.45 Living Choices: Good
Moves 10.10 Images: Beyond the Eye 10.35 The Effective Manager 11.00 Managing
Health Services 11.25 Living Choices: New Dimensions
11.50 Survival in a Competitive Environment
12.15 Henry IV Parts I and II: Workshop 1.05 Technology: Eureka! 1.30 Modern Art:
Monet 1.55 Geometric
Topology: Orientability 2.20
Ecology: A Tropical Rain Forest

: Mahabharat

In India this 91-part epic drama is cult viewing for 115 million people who watch it on garlanded television sets.
(In Hindi with English subtitles. Repeated tomorrow at 12.20am on BBC1)

: Animation Now

Harlem Wednesday
Harlem life as seen through the paintings of Gregorio Prestopino and the music of Benny Carter.


Unknown: Gregorio Prestopino
Unknown: Benny Carter.

: Carousel

Gordon MacRae
Shirley Jones
This lavish film version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's show includes the immortal songs Mister
Snow, June Is Bustin' Out All Over and You'll Never
Walk Alone. It tells of Billy Bigelow who, in a starry heaven, learns that his wife and daughter on earth are having problems. Recounting their life together, he is allowed to return to them for one day.
Director Henry King * FILMS: page 29


Unknown: Gordon MacRae
Unknown: Shirley Jones
Unknown: Billy Bigelow
Director: Henry King
Billy: Gordon MacRae
Julie: Shirley Jones
Jigger: Cameron Mitchell
Carrie: Barbara Ruick
Cousin Nettie: Claramae Turner
Mr Snow: Robert Rounseville
Starkeeper: Gene Lockhart
Mrs Mullin: Audrey Christie
Louise: Susan Luckey
MrBascombe: John Dehner
Capt Watson: Frank Tweddell
Louise's dancing partner: Jacques D'Amboise
Enoch Snow Jr: Dee Pollock

: Late Again

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

: News

With Jane Corbin.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Jane Corbin.

: Wainwright

A celebration of Britain's best-loved fell-walker.
On the Pennine Way. 'I'm glad it's finished,' was Wainwright's terse reaction to that 270-mile test of endurance between
Edale and Kirk Yetholm. Yet despite being his grumpiest book, the Pennine Way
Companion is considered indispensable by all who tackle the route. Some 20 years after its publication, he guided Eric Robson through the section from Wynch Bridge in Teesdale to the shoulder of the Pennines.
Producer Richard Else


Unknown: Kirk Yetholm.
Unknown: Eric Robson

: Athletics

Day two of the IAAF World Indoor Championships from
Seville. Featuring the start of Linford Christie 's quest for the 200m title, won in the 1989 Championships by John Regis - Britain's only gold medal! Also the finals of the Men's and Women's 60m hurdles and the Men's 1500 and Women's 3,000.
Commentary by David Coleman and Paul Dickenson.
Introduced by Helen Rollason with Brendan Foster.
Producer Martin Webster Editor Dave Gordon


Unknown: Linford Christie
Unknown: John Regis
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson.
Introduced By: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Brendan Foster.
Producer: Martin Webster
Editor: Dave Gordon

: Rhythms of the World

Spain meets Mali meets Battersea. A unique collaboration between flamenco guitarists Ketama, the virtuoso West African kora player Toumani Diabate and renowned British double-bass player Danny Thompson produced not only an exciting album but some enthralling live performances. Tonight's film features Songhai in concert, goes behind the scenes to Mali and Spain and takes a look at
Danny Thompson 's earlier career. Series editors Anthony Wall and Nigel Finch


Unknown: Toumani Diabate
Unknown: Danny Thompson
Unknown: Danny Thompson
Editors: Anthony Wall
Editors: Nigel Finch

: The Vanishing Bridegroom

Composer Judith Weir found the material for her libretto in two collections of Gaelic tales and incantations. Her characters struggle against supernatural as well as social pressures in a tale of love, marriage, death and final triumph. Scottish Opera's production, invokes the bleak isolation of an island community.
Scottish Opera Chorus
Chorus Master Stephen Harris Scottish Opera Orchestra led by Raymond Ovens
Conductor Justin Brown
Presented by Sheena McDonald. Director Ian Spink
Television producer Mike Newman
(Production supported by Amerada Hess North Sea Oil and Gas) 0 PICTURE STORY: page 38


Unknown: Judith Weir
Conductor: Raymond Ovens
Conductor: Justin Brown
Presented By: Sheena McDonald.
Director: Ian Spink
Producer: Mike Newman
Bride/Wife/Mother: Virginia Kerr
Bridegroom/Husband/Father: Peter Snipp
Lover/Friend/PreMher: Harry Nicoll
Doctor/Policeman/Stranger: Robert Poulton
Sons: Gordon Wilson
Sons: Iain Paton
Sons: Winton Thomson
Daughter: Elizabeth McCormacK
Bad robbers.: Tom McVeigh
Bad robbers: William Peel
Good robber: Grant Richards
Three women: Elaine MacKillop
Three women: Margaret Izatt
Three women: Fiona Hebenton
Narrator: Jonathan Hawkins
Dying man: Stuart Neilson-Kemp
Bride's father: David Morrison

: Twin Peaks

Another chance to see last week's episode. Starring Kyle MacLachlan Michael Ontkean
After another death, Cooper knows he is close to his quarry.


Unknown: Kyle MacLachlan
Unknown: Michael Ontkean

: The Film Club

Krzysztof Kieslowski introduces the last of the Polish films, his own, award-laden precursor of Ten Commandments.
A Short Film about
First showing on network television.
Starring Miroslaw Baka
A young man brutally murders a taxi driver. There are no extenuating circumstances and the court condemns him to death.
Another killing is prepared.
This deeply disturbing feature film was the first of director
Kieslowski's astonishing cycle of twelve films inspired by biblical laws, and caused a furore at the 1988 Cannes
Film Festival. In Polish with English subtitles.
Written by Krzysztof Kieslowski and Krzysztof Piesiewicz ● FILMS: page 31


Introduces: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Unknown: Miroslaw Baka
Written By: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Boy: Miroslaw Baka
Lawyer: Krzysztof Globisz
Driver: Jan Tesare

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