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: Open University

9.00 Culture and Belief in Europe
1450-1600 9.25 Mental Handicap
9.50 Whipped into Action 10.15 Open Advice 10.40 Literature in the Modem World

: Spirit of Asia

David Attenborough explores the island of Bali.


Unknown: David Attenborough

: Holiday Outings

Anne Gregg visits Rajasthan in India.


Unknown: Anne Gregg

: Days of Thrills and Laughter

Hollywood's silent stars feature in this compilation of slapstick and swashbuckling action. With Douglas Fairbanks , Charlie Chaplin , Laurel and Hardy, and the Keystone Cops.
0 FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: Douglas Fairbanks
Unknown: Charlie Chaplin

: Heirs and Graces

Visiting Belvoir Castle.

: Network East

The programme covering all aspects of entertainment from the Asian world. At 24, Apachi Indian is the hottest property on the British Asian music scene. There's also a look at
Kali Theatre Company's Song for a Sanctuary, based on the true case of the murder of Balwant Kaur , killed by her husband in a Southall women's refuge. Plus the Video Top 10 and fashion from Palla vi
Jaikishan. With Shyama Perera.


Unknown: Apachi Indian
Unknown: Balwant Kaur
Unknown: Shyama Perera.

: Mahabharat

A 93-part epic from India.
68: The sage grants Sanjay the power of second sight.
(In Hindi with English subtitles. Repeated tomorrowat 12midnight on BBC1)

: Son of Paleface

A classic spoof western sequel to The Paleface, starring Bob Hope
Paleface Potter 's son goes west to claim his inheritance. and Trigger
Director Frank Tashlin
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Paleface Potter
Director: Frank Tashlin
Junior Potter: Bob Hope
Mike: Jane Russell
Roy Barton: Roy Rogers

: Snooker

Further coverage of round 5 from Reading. With David Vine. Editor Rick Waumsley
A Grand Slam Sports production for BBCtv (Coverage continues at 10.55pm)


Unknown: David Vine.
Editor: Rick Waumsley

: Japanese - Language and People

A ten-part series.
6: On the Road. Travel writer
Alan Booth is walking the length of Japan. Along his route he explores the language and culture of travel in Japan, and responds to some of the stock questions Japanese people love to ask foreigners. Producer Terry Doyle
£ 16.95 from retailers: audio cassettes, £29.95 per pack of five.


Unknown: Alan Booth
Producer: Terry Doyle

: Late Again

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

: Have I Got News for You?

Topical comedy quiz show. * STEREO

: News and Sport

WithJill Dando.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Withjill Dando.

: Sounds of the 60s

A ten-part series of pop performances from the BBC's black-and-white archives.
3: The Beat Room. In 1964
BBC2 arrived. With it came The Beat Room, which catered to the art school craze for rhythm and blues music. Even the mainstream Top of the Pops showcased it, as its exponents swept up the singles charts. Tonight's clips include Tom Jones , the Kinks, Brian Poole and the Tremeloes, Manfred Mann , the Moody Blues, John Lee Hooker , the Rolling
Stones, and the Pretty Things. Producer David Jeffcock
Executive producers John Archer and Michael Jackson * STEREO


Unknown: Tom Jones
Unknown: Brian Poole
Unknown: Manfred Mann
Unknown: John Lee Hooker
Producer: David Jeffcock
Producers: John Archer
Producers: Michael Jackson

: The Second Russian Revolution

An examination of the infighting within the Kremlin since Mikhail Gorbachev came to power. New programmes commenting on the political turbulence of this year complement the original series. The Battle of Glasnost. In
March 1988, while Gorbachev was away from Russia, hardliners moved swiftly to try and undermine his authority. This attempted coup is described by those involved. Director David Ash
Senes producer Norma Percy
A Brian Lapping production for BBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


Unknown: Mikhail Gorbachev
Director: David Ash
Producer: Norma Percy

: Performance: Nona

Les Dawson follows in the pantomime dame tradition by playing an outrageous old woman in the British premiere of a play by the leading Argentinian dramatist Roberto Cossa. Set in post-Falklands Buenos Aires - though the cast adopt Lancashire accents - it is a black farce about a family's desperate struggle to survive the effects of galloping inflation while trying to satisfy the voracious appetite of their selfish grandmother. The part has been traditionally associated with a leading male comic in productions around the world. This new adaptation is by Michael Hastings.
Producer/Director Simon Curtis STEREO
●TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FEATURE: page 37


Dramatist: Roberto Cossa.
Unknown: Michael Hastings.
Director: Simon Curtis
Nona: Les Dawson
Anyula: Llz Mith
Carmello: Jim Broadbent
Chico: Timothy Spall
Maria: Sue Brown
Marta: Jane Horrocks
Don Francisco: Maurice Denham

: Snooker

Further coverage.

: Golf

Semi-final highlights.

: Dance Energy

Normski presents news from the clubs.
( Shown last Monday)

: Grand Prix

Live coverage of the Japanese Grand Prix from Suzuka.
Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside
(Grand Prix highlights at 9.40pm) 0 FEATURE: page 31


Producer: Mark Wilkin
Producer: Jim Reside

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