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: Open University

6.35 Culture and Belief in Europe 1450-1600 7.00 What Value Nuclear Protests? 7.25
Calculus: Logarithmic Function
7.50 Water Turbine Design
8.15 Violent Galaxies 8.40
Music: Harmonic Analysis 9.05 Data Models and Databases:
Inside SQL 9.30 Graphs,
Networks and Design 9.55
Stand by Your Banner! 10.20 Biology Form and Function: Patterns in Green 10.45
Maths: Fibonacci Numbers
11.10 Looking Forward to
Summer School 11.35 A Day in the Life

: Regional News

Followed by Out of Westminster Coverage of Parliament and the political scene for the south and west.

: Scrutiny

Parliamentary committees scrutinise the work of government. lain
MacWhirter presents the liveliest parliamentary committee sessions and reports on other news.

: Urban Transport and the Growth of Harlem

The development of the New York rapid transit systems, the elevated and the subway, and how they changed the face of the city.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider from Royal Birkdale.
Golf: the Open
Live coverage of the 120th Open Championship - the most prestigious event in the golfing world. The winner will be presented with a silver claret jug and a cheque for £90,000. Previous winners at Birkdale include Australia's
Peter Thomson in 1954 and 1965, and Americans
Arnold Palmer , 1961, Lee Trevino , 1971, Johnnie Miller , 1976, and Tom Watson , 1983. Commentary by Peter Alliss ,
Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay , Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon. TV presentation John Shrewsbury and Alastair Scott 0 SPORT: page 12


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Peter Thomson
Unknown: Arnold Palmer
Unknown: Lee Trevino
Unknown: Johnnie Miller
Unknown: Tom Watson
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Mike Hughesdon.
Unknown: John Shrewsbury
Unknown: Alastair Scott

: One Man and His Dog

The BBCtv International
Sheepdog Championship. This week, Irish shepherds and their dogs tackle the trials course above Bassenthwaite
Lake in Cumbria. Introduced by Phil Drabble. Commentary by Ray Ollerenshaw. Director Joy Corbett Producer Ian Smith


Introduced By: Phil Drabble.
Commentary By: Ray Ollerenshaw.
Producer: Ian Smith

: Kingdom of the Ice Bear

Second in the acclaimed three-part documentary. The Land of Beyond. The
Arctic is a land of extremes - harshest of winters and briefest of summers. Although always too cold for trees to grow, for just eight weeks the frozen land warms to the midnight sun and is transformed into breeding grounds for a surprising variety of wildlife. Narrated by Hywel Bennett.
Producers Mike Salisbury , Hugh Miles


Unknown: Hywel Bennett.
Producers: Mike Salisbury
Producers: Hugh Miles

: Redemption Song

Fourth of seven programmes in which Jamaican-born Stuart Hall explores the roots of today's Caribbean culture.
La Grande Illusion. On 8 May 1902, a volcanic explosion on Martinique obliterated the town they used to call the Paris of the Caribbean. Only a prisoner in the dungeon survived. Today, Martinique is once more a jewel in the French crown. But the dilemma for its people is how to enjoy the benefits of being French without losing a sense of their own Caribbean identity. Director Jenny Barraciough
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Stuart Hall
Director: Jenny Barraciough
Unknown: Barraclough Carey

: In My Defence

Fifth of six dramas, written by Jack Emery , about people who have passionately defended their beliefs or acts.
An Exercise of Conscience
Starring Robert Stephens
Sir Roger Casement , a leading figure of the Irish National Movement, landed on the coast of Ireland in 1916, intent on rebellion. He was tried for treason in a court he refused to recognise and was hanged. Executive producer Bill Shepherd Director Giles Foster
An Oyster TV production for BBCtv
(Robert Stephens is in The Duellists at 10. 15pm)


Written By: Jack Emery
Unknown: Robert Stephens
Unknown: Sir Roger Casement
Director: Giles Foster
Unknown: Robert Stephens

: Golf: the Open

Highlights of the final round of the 120th Open Championship from Royal Birkdale Golf Club, introduced by Steve Rider.


Introduced By: Steve Rider.

: Moviedrome

Alex Cox introduces a double bill of cult films.
Starring Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox
Strasbourg 1880: two Hussars become engaged in a series of duels of honour and their quarrel continues for years. Director Ridley Scott's first feature film was produced by David Puttnam and based on a story by Joseph Conrad.
•BARRY NORMAN: page 32

And at 11.55pm

Thriller starring Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum
When a sadistic sex offender is released from jail, the only thought on his mind is to take revenge on the lawyer whom he blames for his conviction.
Featuring Martin Balsam, best known for his roles in Psycho and Twelve Angry Men. Cape Fear has now been remade by Martin Scorsese.
Director J Lee Thompson
FILMS: pages 33-40


Presenter (Moviedrome): Alex Cox
Director ("The Duellists"): Ridley Scott
Produced by ("The Duellists"): David Puttnam
Story by ("The Duellists"): Joseph Conrad.
Director ("Cape Fear"): J Lee Thompson
Armand d'Hubert ("The Duellists"): Keith Carradine
Gabriel Feraud ("The Duellists"): Harvey Keitel
Fouche ("The Duellists"): Albert Finney
Colonel ("The Duellists"): Edward Fox
Adele ("The Duellists"): Cristina Raines
General Treillard ("The Duellists"): Robert Stephens
Dr Jacquin ("The Duellists"): Tom Conti
Sam Bowden ("Cape Fear"): Gregory Peck
Max Cady ("Cape Fear"): Robert Mitchum
Peggy Bowden ("Cape Fear"): Polly Bergen
Nancy Bowden ("Cape Fear"): Lori Martin
Mark Dutton ("Cape Fear"): Martin Balsam
Dave Grafton ("Cape Fear"): Jack Kruschen
Charles Sievers ("Cape Fear"): Telly Savalas

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