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: Open University

Pine Point Mine: Ore to Metal

: News

: Westminster

Yesterday in parliament.

: Daytime on Two

9.00 Holiday Outings: Salzburg

9.10 The More Effective

10.00 You and Me

10.15 Women Mean Business (Teletext)

10.40 A Sporting Chance? (with in-vision subtitles)

11.00 Words and Pictures

11.15 Standard Grade History

11.35 Teaching Today: Secondary Science

12.05 Lifeschool Special: Child Slaves

12.30 Lifeschool into Adulthood: Relationships

12.55 A Way with Numbers

1.20 Tales of Aesop

1.25 What's Inside?

1.40 Zig Zag

2.00 News and Weather
followed by You and Me

: Tennis

From Queen's Club, London for the Stella
Artois Championships.
Defending champion Ivan Lendl is among those competing for a place in the last 16. Commentary by Dan Maskell ,
John Barrett , Mark Cox , Bill Threlfall and Paul Hutchins. Introduced by Barry Davies.
Producers Barbara Slater and Johnnie Watherston
(Coverage continues at 3.30pm)


Unknown: Ivan Lendl
Commentary By: Dan Maskell
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Mark Cox
Commentary By: Bill Threlfall
Commentary By: Paul Hutchins.
Introduced By: Barry Davies.
Producers: Barbara Slater
Producers: Johnnie Watherston

: News; Weather

: The Olympic Vote

HM the Queen opens the 97th Session of the International Olympic Committee, which is being held for the first time in the UK, at Birmingham's
International Convention
Centre. The ceremony will be addressed by His Excellency Juan Antonio Samaranch (President of the IOC), HRH the Princess Royal, and the Rt Hon Denis Howell , MP. Commentary by David Coleman.
(Symphony Hall: A Gala Opening tonight at 7.15pm on BBC2)


Unknown: Juan Antonio
Unknown: Denis Howell
Commentary By: David Coleman.

: Tennis

Further coverage.
Including at
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather

: Horizon

Food for Thought
A look at an expanding, controversial area of the pharmaceutical industry - drugs to improve the mind.

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

The adventures of the new
USS Enterprise and its crew. Starring Patrick Stewart
Contagion. Stardate 42609.1: The Enterprise's computer system falls prey to a mysterious electronic virus, leaving the ship stranded in the Neutral Zone with a dangerous Romulan vessel.


Unknown: Patrick Stewart
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Patrick Stewart
Data: Brent Spiner
Commander Riker: Jonathan Frakes
Dr Pulaski: Diana Nuldaur

: Birthrights

Last of six films on culture and identity viewed from a variety of black perspectives.
Honourable Members. In
1987, four black MPs were elected to Parliament. Four years on, and with a General Election looming, black candidates are still regarded as electoral liabilities by some members of their own parties. Honourable Members talks to
Asian and black candidates about their chances at the next election, and asks
Bernie Grant and Keith Vaz to reflect on four years at Westminster. Producer Helen Fawcett


Unknown: Bernie Grant
Unknown: Keith Vaz
Producer: Helen Fawcett

: Symphony Hall: A Gala Opening

Today, HM the Queen officially opened Birmingham's International Convention
Centre, where the Symphony Hall has been designed as one of the world's premier concert venues. To mark its opening the City of Birmingham
Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, with conductor Simon Rattle , presents a live gala concert in the presence of HRH the Princess Royal, featuring Mahler's Symphony No 2 - Resurrection, and Momentum, a new work composed by Mark-Anthony Turnage , commissioned by the BBC. With soloist
Arleen Auger (soprano) and Alfreda Hodgson (contralto), and including an interview with Simon Rattle. Introduced by Michael Berkeley. See panel below. Director Barrie Gavin
Executive producer Jim Dumighan 0 SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: with Radio 3


Conductor: Simon Rattle
Composed By: Mark-Anthony Turnage
Soloist: Arleen Auger
Soloist: Alfreda Hodgson
Unknown: Simon Rattle.
Introduced By: Michael Berkeley.
Director: Barrie Gavin
Producer: Jim Dumighan

: The Paper Man

The concluding part of the drama series about a man who built an international media empire from small beginnings. Starring John Bach Oliver Tobias
The Last Casualty. Cromwell has moved back to Australia and makes his daughter an extraordinary offer which threatens to make her a pawn in an international crisis. He is under pressure from the US government to use his position of power to their advantage.


Unknown: John Bach
Unknown: Oliver Tobias
Phillip Cromwell: John Bach
Ian Harris: Oliver Tobias
Virginia Morgan: Rebecca Gilling
Kate Cromwell: Peta Toppano
Joanna Morgan: Angie Milliken
Johnnie Coates: Robert Taylor
BenHolden: Tony Barry
Clarrie: Paul Chubb
Victor Dove: John O'May
Faulkner McCarron: Phillip English
Wayne Allbright: David Morris

: Fifth Column

A personal perspective on a subject of current interest. Editor Anne Tyerman


Editor: Anne Tyerman

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.

: The Late Show

The arts and media show.

: Weatherview

: Open University

End of Empire - The Re-fashioning of Literature. A look at the British-Indian relationship

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