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: Open University

6.50 Maths: Modelling Drug Therapy 7.15 Urban
Development: Gainers and Losers 7.40 Maths: Estimation
8.05 Ticket to Fly 8.30 The Revolution Yet to Come 8.55
Basque Nationalism and the Spanish State 9.20 Physics Beyond Experience 9.45 The Appraisal Interview 10.10
Technology Foundation Course
10.35 The Internal
Combustion Engine 11.00
The Flight of the Eagle 11.23 OU - Business OBS Certificate
Promo 11.25 Environment:
Living with Drought 12.15 The Oldham Experience 12.40 Experts and Novices: Maths on the Street 1.05 The View from Moscow 1.30 Modern
Art: Greenberg on Pollock
1.55 Culture and Belief in Europe 1450-1600 2.20
The History of Mathematics
2.45 Introduction to
Psychology: Autism

: Mahabharat

A 93-part epic from India. 60: For the Pandavas it is time to celebrate. Their
13 years of exile are over. Uttara's wedding has to be arranged and they expect to get their kingdom back. But will Duryodhana agree?


Uttara: Vasha Usgaonkar
Abhimanya: Mayor
Bhishma: Mukesh Khanna
Duryodhana: Puneet Issar

: Film 91 in New York with Barry Norman

In a special edition, Barry Norman reports from New York and looks at some of the summer releases. He talks to
Harrison Ford about his latest film Regarding Henry; to Woody Allen about Alice; and to British director Ridley Scott and stars Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis about
Thelma and Louise. And a review of Robin Hood -
Prince of Thieves starring Kevin Costner , which has recently opened in British cinemas.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Harrison Ford
Unknown: Woody Allen
Director: Ridley Scott
Unknown: Susan Sarandon
Unknown: Geena Davis
Unknown: Kevin Costner

: Cricket

England v Sri Lanka Continuing with further live coverage of the third day's play in the Test match from Lord's.
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie


Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Small Objects of Desire

Aspirin. Tense nervous headache? Three thousand years ago a popular cure was trepanation - a hole drilled through the skull. The ancient Egyptians used clay crocodiles and the Romans tried shocks from electric fish. Today's answer is likely to be aspirin. More than seven million a week are taken in the UK.
Producer Michael Davies
Series producer Kim Flitcroft


Producer: Michael Davies
Producer: Kim Flitcroft

: The Shadow

Fifth of a six-part documentary series in which UK citizens compare their work with that of a counterpart from the EC.
Teachers. Malcolm Hope and Nicole Miguel are teachers with the same aims but with very different methods - resulting from the contrast between education in the UK and France. They explore these differences as they shadow each other's work at large secondary schools in Oxfordshire and Bordeaux.
Producer David Wilson
0 LEAFLET: 'Working in the European
Community - new opportunites'. send a cheque/PO for £1.75, payable to BBC Education, to [address removed] 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Malcolm Hope
Unknown: Nicole Miguel
Producer: David Wilson

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Never and Always

The last in a season of films by the late Denis Mitchell.
Through this look at a year in the life of the Norfolk countryside and its inhabitants, Denis Mitchell presents a lament on the state of the nation in the mid-70s.
Simultaneously beautiful and subversive it sets the apparent serenity of Norfolk life against the contemporary doom and gloom of newspaper headlines. Their litany of unemployment figures and IMF deliberations suggests there is something profoundly rotten at the core. The interjections of politicians of the day are a reminder that nothing really changes.


Unknown: Denis Mitchell.
Unknown: Denis Mitchell

: Arena

Texas Saturday Night
A show as big as the Lone Star State this is an epic voyage through the wildest state in the union - from the honkytonks and dancehalls to the hill country and burning deserts; from big cities to towns so tiny they're not even on the map. A departure from the style of Arena's previous TV nights, this programme takes the form of one continuous film with three intermissions: the Potter's
Wheel of the 1990s - Texas style. The guide for the evening is Texas's only Jewish retired country singer turned detective - Kinky Friedman. In the spirit of his mystery novels, he goes on a quest deep into the heart of Texas to find out what makes it so darn different from everywhere else. The performers encountered along the way include six times all-round world champion rodeo rider Larry Mahan. the last of the singing cowboys Red River Dave , blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughan (recently returned from his tour with Eric Clapton ) and the Grey Ghost, at 87 the oldest bluesman in America. World famous country singer Willie Nelson rubs shoulders with the likes of Armadillo Sam, doyen of the armadillo racing circuit, cowboy humorist Ace Reid , guitarist Joe Ely and singer/songwriter Lyle Lovett . They all play their part in a typical Texas Saturday night. Director Anthony Wall
Producers Debbie Geller and Frank Hanly 0 MUSIC AND ARTS: page 6 0 PICTURE STORY: page 34


Unknown: Kinky Friedman.
Unknown: Larry Mahan.
Unknown: Red River Dave
Guitarist: Jimmie Vaughan
Unknown: Eric Clapton
Singer: Willie Nelson
Guitarist: Ace Reid
Guitarist: Joe Ely
Songwriter: Lyle Lovett
Director: Anthony Wall
Producers: Debbie Geller
Producers: Frank Hanly

: Cricket

England v Sri Lanka
Highlights of the third day's play from Lord's. Introduced by Richie Benaud.


Introduced By: Richie Benaud.

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