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: Open University

6.40 Understanding Space and Time 7.05 Maths: Tutor-Marked Assignments 7.30 Art in 15th-Century Italy 7.55 Living Choices: Good Moves 8.20
Changing Britain: The Multinational
8.45 Probability and Statistics
9.10 Education: A Place for Play
9.35 Working with Systems 10.00 Art in 15th-Century Italy 10.25 Going through a Phase 10.50 Survival in a Competitive
Environment 11.15Women's
Studies: The Body Social 11.40 MakingReaders for Life 12.05
Engineeringthe Software 12.30 The Main Frame and the Micro
12.55 Christopher Plantin , Printer of Antwerp 1.20 Developing World: Gender Matters 1.45 Biology: A Conflict of Interests 2.10 The All Electric Home 2.35 Managing Schools


Unknown: Christopher Plantin

: Mahabharat

An epic drama from India.
Proper conduct and the rules of war have been abandoned. Arjuna ARJUN
(In Hindi with English subtitles.
Repeated tomorrowat 12.15am on BBC1)


Drona: Surendra Pal
Krishna: Nitish Bharadwaj
Dhrithrashtra: Girija Shankar

: Look, Stranger

In the Footsteps of Tess. A look at Dorset through the eyes of the fictitious Tess of the D'Urbervilles. Presented by Desmond Hawkins.


Presented By: Desmond Hawkins.

: Away All Boats

Wartime drama starring Jeff Chandler
Fitted for battle, the USS
Belinda is a new ship with a new crew - and an ambitious, no-nonsense captain determined to whip them into shape. Meanwhile, below decks, the clash of personalities threatens to grow every bit as heated as the war raging above.
Director Joseph Pevney 0 FILMS: pages 38-41


Unknown: Jeff Chandler
Director: Joseph Pevney
Captjebediah: Hawks Jeffchandler
UDaveMacDougall: George Nader
Cdr Quigley: Lex Barker
Nadine MacDougall: Julie Adams
Dr Bell: Keith Andes
Lt Fraser: Richard Boone
Ensign Kruger: William Reynolds
UMikeO'Bannion: Charles McGraw
Alvick: Jock Mahoney
Old man: , John McIntire
Chief Pappy Moran: Frank Faylen
LtSherwood: Grant Williams
Lt Robinson: Floyds Immons
Ensign Twitchell: Don Keefer

: Late Again

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

: News and Sport

The latest national and international reports, plus sports news.
Presented by Chris Lowe. Followed by Weather


Presented By: Chris Lowe.

: The Magic Art of Jan Svankmajer

Second of two programmes celebrating the films of the Czech animator whose contribution to world cinema has been honoured at the International Animation
Festival in Cardiff this week.
In The Naming of Demons,
Svankmajer demonstrates the darkly humorous approach to life and politics which the Czech authorities at one time regarded as so subversive that they banned him from film-making for eight years. Director Ben Fox
Producer Colin Rose


Director: Ben Fox
Producer: Colin Rose

: Fine Cut

A series of feature-length documentaries made by independent film-makers. In Black and White
Until the rise of the Civil Rights movement in the 1950s, black and white audiences in America had to use separate movie theatres. In 1916 a new industry had begun with the first "all coloured" film, made as a protest against D W Griffith's Birth of a Nation. Director Russ Karel 's documentary charts the development of the independent African-American cinema movement through the eyes of the segregated audiences and tells of the fate of those opposing that dehumanising social order, including Paul Robeson and Josephine Baker , during the McCarthy era.
"The all-black films themselves drew upon a mainstream of American popular culture and gave black people a place within it. And yet these films were designed to be shown in separate and inferior theatres. A reality that irrevocably darkened the bright illusion on the screen," says Andre Singer , series editor.


Director: Russ Karel
Unknown: Paul Robeson
Unknown: Josephine Baker
Unknown: Andre Singer

: The Sicilian

The Mobsters season continues with a first showing on network television for director Michael Cimino 's gangster movie, based on a true story, from Mario Puzo 's bestselling novel. Starring Christopher Lambert John Turturro
Terence Stamp
Sicily 1943:21-year-old
Salvatore Giuliano is caught stealing grain for the starving peasants and shoots a policeman while making his escape. So begins the career of Sicily's legendary "King of the Mountains", and the bloodiest manhunt in the history of Italian crime.
Salvatore Giuliano. ...CHRISTOPHER LAMBERT
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 • FILMS: pages 38-41


Director: Michael Cimino
Unknown: Mario Puzo
Unknown: Christopher Lambert
Unknown: John Turturro
Unknown: Salvatore Giuliano
Unknown: Salvatore Giuliano.
Unknown: Christopher Lambert
Aspanu Pisciotta: John Turturro
Prince Borsa: Terence Stamp
Don Masino Croce: Joss Ackland
Professor Hector Adonis: Richard Bauer
Giovanna Ferra: Giuliab Oschi
Camilla, Duchess of Crotone: Barbara Sukowa
Minister Trezza: Ray McAnally
Terranova: Derrick Branche
Passatempo: Andrea Skatsulas
Dr Nattore: Barry Miller
Corporal SilvestroCanio: Michael Wincott
Cardinal of Palermo: Richard Venture
Quintana: Ramon Bieri

: Guitar Legends

Third of five concerts from the Seville Expo 92 Festival. Rock 'n' Roll Night
Tonight's concert brings together some of rock 'n' roll's biggest names, performing classic songs as well as providing a few surprises, including Joe Cocker singing Unchain My Heart,
Jack Bruce playing White Room, and Bob Dylan and Keith Richards joining up for Shake, Rattle and Roll.


Unknown: Joe Cocker
Unknown: Jack Bruce
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Keith Richards

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