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: Open University

6.40 Telecommunications
Networks 7.05 Maths: Inverse
Functions 7.30 Geology: Mapping in the Yorkshire Dales 7.55
Changing Britain: Made in Dundee
8.20 A Tropical Rainforest 8.45 The Telephone - Birth of a Technology 9.10 Asian Families, Western Culture 9.35 A
Macroscopic Viewpoint 10.00
Henry IV Parts I and II: A Workshop
10.25 Environment: Forest
Futures 11.15 Underthe Walnut
Tree 11.40 The Effective Manager
12.05 Copernicus and His World
12.30 LivingChoices: New
Dimensions 12.55 Managing in Organisations 1.20 Mental
Handicap: Gwen - A Working Life
1.45 Goingto School in Japan
2.10 Religion in a Hindu Village

: Mahabharat

An epic drama from India.
Bhima's giant son Ghatokacha joins the battle and the Kauravas seem doomed.
(In Hindi with English subtitles.
Repeated tomorrow 11. 55pm BBC 1)


Ghatokacha: Razak Kahn
Arjuna: Arjun
Gandhari: Renuka Israni
Kunti: Nazneen
Karna: Pankaj Dheer
Bhima: Praveen Kumar

: Auntie Mame

Comedy starring
Rosalind Russell
Forrest Tucker Coral Browne
Left an orphan after the death of his banker father, young
Patrick Dennis is adopted by his extravagant Auntie Mame , who decides to raise him in her own unconventional way.
Rosalind Russell repeats her celebrated stage role as the Bohemian who believes "life is a banquet - and most poor suckers are starving to death". Later turned into the musical
Mame, starring Lucille Ball.
Director Morton Da Costa 0 FILMS: pages 35-42


Unknown: Rosalind Russell
Unknown: Forrest Tucker
Unknown: Coral Browne
Unknown: Patrick Dennis
Unknown: Auntie Mame
Unknown: Rosalind Russell
Unknown: Lucille Ball.
Mame Dennis: Rosalind Russell
Beauregard Burnside: Forrest Tucker
Vera Charles: Coral Browne
Patrick Dennis: Roger Smith
MrBabcock: Fred Clark
AgnesGooch ,: Peggy Cass
Lindsay Woolsey: Patrick Nowles
Patrick as a child: Jan Handzlik
Pegeen Ryan: Pippa Scott
Mrs Upson: Lee Patrick
Mr Upson: Willard Waterman
Gloria Upson: Joanna Barnes
Brian O'Bannian: Robin Hughes
Norah Muldoon: Connie Gilchrist
Ito: Yuki Shimoda

: Late Again

A weekly look back at highlights from The Late Show. ● STEREO

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: The Magic Art of Jan Svankmajer

Next week, the celebrated
Czech film-maker
Jan Svankmajer receives an International Film Fellowship at the Animation Festival in Cardiff. Several of his uniquely individual short films are featured in tonight's programme and another next Saturday. In Memories of Mysterious Beings, Svankmajer shows how he combines recollections of childhood with images drawn from his dreams to create a world in which ordinary and not-so-ordinary objects take on an extraordinary life of their own. Director Ben Fox
Producer Colin Rose


Unknown: Jan Svankmajer
Director: Ben Fox
Producer: Colin Rose

: Fine Cut

A series of feature-length documentaries made by independent film-makers. Pictures from a Revolution
"It was as if the pictures I took were no longer a document of history, they became part of history, became part of a war of images."In 1978,
Susan Meiselas photographed the insurrection in Nicaragua that overthrew the dictator
Anastasio Somoza and brought the Sandinistas to power. Her work won her the Robert Capa
Award for courage in photo-journalism and resulted in her highly influential book of colour photographs,
Nicaragua: June 1976 -July 19 9 79. This documentary interweaves the recollections and thoughts of Meiselas and those of the Nicaraguans who were caught in her pictures. It is a haunting, reflective study that questions both Meiselas's role as an American photographer observing the struggles of the Nicaraguan people and the impact of the struggle itself.
Directors Susan Meiselas , Alfred Guzzetti and Richard Rogers
Series editor Andre Singer


Unknown: Susan Meiselas
Unknown: Anastasio Somoza
Unknown: Robert Capa
Directors: Susan Meiselas
Directors: Alfred Guzzetti
Directors: Richard Rogers
Singer: Andre Singer

: Prizzi's Honor

The second film in the Mobsters season of gangster movies is
John Huston 's masterly,
Oscar-winning black comedy. Starring Jack Nicholson Kathleen Turner
Robert Loggia
When an Italian from Brooklyn and a beautiful blonde from Los
Angeles meet and fall in love, their romance should have a happy ending. But he's Charley Partanna, hit-man for the Prizzis, and she's Irene, a professional enforcer. Their next assignments seem destined to bring them even closer together.
Based on Richard Condon 's best-selling novel, the film also earned an Academy Award for Anjelica Huston , daughter of the director, as best supporting actress.
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 35-42


Unknown: John Huston
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Unknown: Kathleen Turner
Unknown: Robert Loggia
Unknown: Richard Condon
Unknown: Anjelica Huston
Charley Partanna: Jack Nicholson
Irene Walker: Kathleen Turner
Eduardo Prizzi: Robert Loggia
DonCorradoPrizzi: William Hickey
Angelo Pop Partanna: John Randolph
Dominic Prizzi: Lee Richardson
Maerose Prizzi: Anjelica Huston
Filargi Finlay: Michael Lombard
Lt Hanley: Lawrence Tierney
Marxie Heller: Joseph Ruskin
Amalia Prizzi: Ann Selepegno

: Guitar Legends

The second of five concerts from the Seville Expo 92 Festival.
Jazz Night
Tonight's concert features some of the modern giants of the jazz guitar -
George Benson , Larry Coryell ,
John McLaughlin , Stanley Clark and Paco de Lucia. In the opening numbers, each performer plays a special tribute to the late Miles Davis , including All Blues, In a Silent Way and Concierto deAranjuez. A Tribute production for BBCtv * STEREO


Guitar: George Benson
Guitar: Larry Coryell
Guitar: John McLaughlin
Guitar: Stanley Clark
Unknown: Miles Davis

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