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: Open University

8.45 Science Preparatory Maths
9.00 Introduction to Psychology
9.25 Open Advice
9.50 Walk Softly on the Earth
10.15 Small Business
10.40 Open Advice

: I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing

Leading voice tutor Ian Adam explains how to sing through a cold, how to sing a comic song and why pop and Puccini go together so well.


Unknown: Ian Adam

: The Shooting

Western. Ex-bounty hunter Willet Gashade goes in search of his hoodlum twin brother who has gone missing in mysterious circumstances. With
Jack Nicholson and Warren Oates.
Director Monte Hellman ●FILMS: pages 35-41


Unknown: Willet Gashade
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Unknown: Warren Oates.

: Heirs and Graces

Lady Victoria Leatham visits Broughton Castle.


Unknown: Lady Victoria Leatham

: Network East

Asian entertainment programme. Bangladesh's top singing star Runa Laila discusses her career; actor
Salman Khan reveals how he nearly became a director; and ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas selects his favourite film in Desert Island Clip.
Presented by Shyama Perera.


Unknown: Runa Laila
Unknown: Salman Khan
Singer: Pankaj Udhas
Presented By: Shyama Perera.

: Mahabharat

An epic drama from India.
Shikhandi joins Arjuna on the tenth day of battle.
(In Hindi with English subtitles.
Repeated tomorrow at 12. 10am on BBC1)

: Henry V

Laurence Olivier
One of the most spectacular of Shakespearean films, featuring an impressive cast, great photography and memorable music by William Walton.
With Robert Newton , Leslie Banks , Renee Asherson ,
Esmond Knight , Leo Genn and Max Adrian.
Producer/Director Laurence Olivier ●FILMS: pages 35-41


Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Music By: William Walton.
Unknown: Robert Newton
Unknown: Leslie Banks
Unknown: Renee Asherson
Unknown: Esmond Knight
Unknown: Leo Genn
Unknown: Max Adrian.
Director: Laurence Olivier

: Darts

Live coverage of the final of the Embassy World Championship played over the best of 11 sets. There have already been 30 matches to get to this stage and this afternoon's winner will win
£28,000. Introduced by Eamonn Holmes with commentary by Tony Green and Sid Waddell. Executive producer Keith Mackenzie ●STEREO


Introduced By: Eamonn Holmes
Commentary By: Tony Green
Commentary By: Sid Waddell.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Crufts

Live coverage from the NEC, Birmingham of the toys, utilities and gundogs classes. There are the latest results from the the agility and obedience competitions, and the Special Events ring.
Presented by Angela Rippon , Peter Purves , Les Crawley and Bernard Hall.
Producer Neil Eccles


Presented By: Angela Rippon
Presented By: Peter Purves
Presented By: Bernard Hall.

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Tortelier Masterclass

Elgar Cello Concerto
The second of six programmes being repeated as a tribute to the great musician.
Critic David Cairns observed that Tortelier's recording of the Elgar Cello Concerto with Boult proved that understanding Elgar's music is not the exclusive prerogative of the English. Here, the cellist brings Gallic wisdom to bear on this well-loved concerto as he coaches Elizabeth Ramsay and Emma Ferrand , with pianist Geoffrey Pratley.
Producer Rodney Greenberg


Unknown: David Cairns
Unknown: Elizabeth Ramsay
Unknown: Emma Ferrand
Pianist: Geoffrey Pratley.
Producer: Rodney Greenberg

: The Secret Life of Alban Berg

This weekend the BBC is celebrating the work of Austrian composer Alban Berg who died in 1935. It was only after his wife's death in 1976 that secrets relating to his private life were revealed.
This film not only investigates his double existence but includes unique footage of an unpublished document that has become a blueprint for understanding his music. Producer Knss Rusmanis
Executive producer Dennis Marks (Wozzeck tomorrow at 3.00pm) 0 MUSIC AND ARTS: page 1 1


Unknown: Alban Berg
Producer: Knss Rusmanis
Producer: Dennis Marks

: Moving Pictures

BBC2's weekly cinema night. Joe Eszterhas is the highest paid screenwriter in the world. He got$3 million for his latest film Basic Instinct. He is also the most controversial writer in Hollywood - currently accusing his ex-agent of threatening to murder him, attacking the cult of the director and offering to do a complete rewrite halfway through shooting to appease protesters about Basic
Instinct's lesbian killer. In tonight's programme, the basic instincts of a bestselling screenwriter are discussed by Eszterhas, his collaborators (directors Costa-Gavras and Norman Jewison ) and his critics. Plus, French director Bertrand Blier on his latest surreal comedy Merci la vie.
Presented by Howard Schuman. Executive producer Daniel Wolf Series producer Paul Kerr
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv


Unknown: Joe Eszterhas
Unknown: Norman Jewison
Director: Bertrand Blier
Presented By: Howard Schuman.
Producer: Daniel Wolf
Producer: Paul Kerr
Unknown: Barraclough Carey

: Jagged Edge

Joe Eszterhas wrote the screenplay for tonight's Moving Pictures feature presentation. It is a disturbing thriller and stars Jeff Bridges Glenn Close
A beautiful heiress is found savagely slain. The murder weapon - a large hunting knife. But for her husband Jack the nightmare isn't over. Accused of the brutal killing, he has to face a harrowing trial.
Director Richard Marquand STEREO
●TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ●FILMS: pages 35-41


Unknown: Joe Eszterhas
Unknown: Jeff Bridges
Unknown: Glenn Close
Director: Richard Marquand
Jack Forrester: Jeff Bridges
Teddy Barnes: Glenn Close
Thomas Krasny: Peter Coyote
Sam Ransom: Robert Loggia
Judge Carrigan: John Dehner
Virginia Howell: Leigh Taylor-Young

: Darts

Highlights of today's final. ●STEREO

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