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: Open University

6.35 Maths Methods: Vector
Products 7.00 Modern Art: Picasso
7.25 Nitrogen Fixation 7.50 Rome under the Popes: Church and Empire 8.15 Oceanography:
Currents 8.40 Electricity Generation in the UK 9.05 Insect Hormones -
The Control of Moulting 9.30 Constable: The Leaping Horse
9.55 Elements Discovered 10.20 From Public to Private 11.10
Leamingto Learn 11.35ASample Story of Country Folk

: Around Westminster

Laurie Mayer presents the political review for the region. Reports from Jonathan Beale and Carolyn Quinn. 0 REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Jonathan Beale
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Grand prix
2.50 Snooker
5.00 Hockey
5.40 Motor racing
6.00 Rugby

World Snooker
Embassy World Professional Championship final, from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. The best-of-35-frame final begins with the first session of seven frames. A prize of 1150,000 awaits the winner tomorrow. With commentary by Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.

Motor Racing

Spanish Grand Prix from Barcelona. Live coverage of the race in which Nigel Mansell hopes to extend his unbeaten run. Commentary by Murray Walker and James Hunt. Plus fourth round coverage of the British Formula 3 Championship from Brands Hatch.
(Highlights at 11.10pm on BBC1)

Hounslow v Teddington
Hockey Association Cup final from Milton Keynes. Hounslow chase a fifth HA Cup success, while Teddington hope to take the trophy for the first time.
Commentary by Barry Davies and Ian Taylor.

Highlights of yesterday's Rugby League Silk Cut Challenge Cup final at Wembley and Rugby Union's Pilkington Cup from Twickenham. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: Jack Karnehm
Unknown: Nigel Mansell
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: James Hunt.
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Ian Taylor.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Dave Gordon

: The Money Programme

In the wake of the Blue Arrow and Guinness trials,
Tessa Curtis asks leading figures if the British legal system can cope with serious fraud. Editor David Nissan


Unknown: Tessa Curtis
Editor: David Nissan

: ONE WORLD Ed Case Launches One World

This six-week season of programmes is being shown to mark the United Nation's Earth
Summit, to be held in Rio de Janeiro in June. The season's aim is to raise public awareness of the critical issues on environment and development that will be tackled by the world's leaders in Rio.
Through a variety of programmes from drama to documentary, satire and entertainment, viewers will be confronted with global issues which affect everybody.
Ed Case, a maverick comedian from outer space, introduces the season and asks what impact, if any, the deliberations of the Earth Summit will have.
0 FEATURE: page 30

: ONE WORLD The Years that Rocked the Planet

What do the Beatles, Chernobyl and the Wombles have in common? Rock nostalgia, news footage and comedy archive have been rolled into one for a green Rock 'n Roll Years special which charts the growing concern for the state of our planet over the last 25 years. Director Paul Burgess
Fulcrum/Media Natura production for BBCtv


Director: Paul Burgess

: ONE WORLD The Natural World

Mpingo - the Tree That Makes Music. The Mpingo tree in Tanzania has a jet-black heartwood so heavy that it sinks like a stone in water.
Because of its enormous strength and natural sheen, it is used by Africa's finest carvers for their intricate sculptures and to make musical instruments - particularly the clarinet and oboe.
But the Mpingo is under threat. The best trees have been cut down and the dry-season grass fires destroy new growth. As a result the Tanzanians whose livelihoods depend on supplying the precious wood, are facing ruin and poverty.
Producer Mike Gunton says: "It's time to work together - the local people, the foresters, the carvers, the clarinet and oboe-players, the politicians and the world's music lovers - to safeguard the tree's future. Without it we are all poorer."
David Attenborough narrates. Series editor Mike Salisbury
A Green Umbrella production for BBCtv • STEREO


Producer: Mike Gunton
Unknown: David Attenborough
Editor: Mike Salisbury

: The Life Trilogy

David Attenborough looks back at the making of the three major natural history series - Life on Earth, The Living Planet and Trials of Life- being shown again to celebrate 35 years of the BBC's Natural History Unit, beginning next Sunday on BBC2. producer David Fuller • STEREO


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: David Fuller

: World Snooker

Further coverage of the final.

: ONE WORLD Developing Stories

First of six programmes, each made by a director from a developing country. Lucia
In this drama, an oil tanker sinks off the coast of the Philippines one night, spilling oil which threatens not only the marine life but the existence of the entire fishing community. Lucia's family decide they cannot stay, so they move to Manila, where they are forced into the slums. Senes producer Peter Firstbrook Director Mel Chionglo


Producer: Peter Firstbrook
Director: Mel Chionglo

: World Snooker

David Vine with an update of the final at the halfway stage.


Unknown: David Vine

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