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: Open University

6.40 Understanding Space and Time 7.00 Weekend Outlook
7.05 Maths: Up to the Mark
7.30 A Portable Computer
Industry? 7.55 The Structure of Solids 8.20 Donegal: Tradition and Change 8.45 Statistics: Conflict
9.10 Social Problems: Family
Centre 9.35 Education: Through the Looking Glass 10.00 Pienza: a Renaissance City 10.25 From Design to Manufacture 10.50
Living Choices: Changing Places
11.15The Write to Choose 11.40 The Education Reform Act 12.05 Docklands Light Railway 12.30
Return to Base 12.55 Seville: the Edge of Empire 1.20 Invasion from Mars 1.45 Pathfindingin the Brain
2.10 Public Health: Water Fit to Drink? 2.35 Ndebele Women House Painters

: Eurovision Young Musician of the Year

Can Britain's entrant 14-year-old pianist Frederick Kempf, who carried off the BBC Young Musician award earlier in the year, walk away with this coveted Eurovision trophy? The competition is in two stages. First the winners from contests held in 17 countries
(their instruments range from harp to harmonica) give a chamber recital. Then eight finalists are selected to perform a concerto excerpt, accompanied by the Belgian National
Orchestra, conductor Ronald Zollman. Introduced by Humphrey Burton from the Royal Circus, a 19th-century circus building in Brussels.
•Music and Arts: page 14


Pianist: Frederick Kempf
Musicians: Belgian National Orchestra
Conductor: Ronald Zollman
Introduced by: Humphrey Burton
Television Presentation: Kriss Rusmanis
Television Presentation: Roy Tipping

: Tennis

From Queen's Club, London.
Stefan Edberg, the three times Wimbledon Champion, is the defending men's title holder and began the £300,000 tournament as a favourite.
Three of his rivals from the world's top ten posed the greatest threat - Ivan Lendl , winner in 1989 and 1990, French Davis Cup hero Guy Forget and former US Open Champion Pete Sampras.
Introduced by Eamonn Holmes. Commentary by John Barrett , Mark Cox and Paul Hutchins.
Producers Peter Hylton Cleaver and Johnnie Watherston •STEREO


Unknown: Ivan Lendl
Unknown: Guy Forget
Unknown: Pete Sampras.
Introduced By: Eamonn Holmes.
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Mark Cox
Commentary By: Paul Hutchins.
Producers: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: The Human Element

Documentary series about the hidden world of science.
A Restoration Drama. The
11 th-century Basilica of St
Servaas in Maastricht, southern Holland, was restored in the 19th century. But its dark, neo-Gothic interior is now out of fashion and some people want a return to a lighter style. When crystals of calcium sulphate - the devil's element - appear on the walls, a local chemist has to make the final decision.
Director Nick Mirsky Producer Hendrik Ball


Director: Nick Mirsky
Producer: Hendrik Ball

: Trooping the Colour

Highlights of this morning's military spectacle in London. • STEREO

: News and Sport

With Chris Lowe.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Rhythms of the World

Pygmies in Paris. Last June a group of Bayaka pygmies from central Africa came to Paris to perform. It was their first journey out of the rainforest and a far cry from their nomadic hunter-gatherer existence.
Tonight's film documents their unique polyphonic singing and records the reactions of the pygmies to Paris - and of Paris to the pygmies. Director Mark Kidel
Series editors Nigel Finch , Anthony Wall •STEREO


Director: Mark Kidel
Editors: Nigel Finch

: Have I Got News for You

Topical comedy quiz show. •STEREO

: An Ungentlemanly Act

Based on the events of the first two days of the Falklands War, this blend of tragedy and comedy, courage and confusion, stars Ian Richardson, Rosemary Leach, Bob Peck

On the night of 1 April 1982, 2,000 Argentinian troops land on the Falkland Islands. The Governor and the few dozen Royal Marines stationed there have been told of an Argentine invasion only hours before.
Some islanders still think it is an April Fool prank.
Producer Bradley Adams describes this drama as a "human story of war.... For the residents of the Falkland Islands, it was like having a war in their back garden."
Written and directed by Stuart Urban
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv
Drama: page 6


Writer/Director: Stuart Urban
Producer: Bradley Adams
Governor Rex Hunt: Ian Richardson
Mavis Hunt: Rosemary Leach
Major Mike Norman: Bob Peck
Dick Baker: Ian McNeice
Major Garry Noott: Hugh Ross
Vice Commodore Hector Gilobert: Antonio Valero
Simon Winchester: Paul Geoffrey
Chief of Police Ronnie Lamb: Alex Norton
Patrick Watts: Mike Grady

: Teenage Diaries: In Bed with Chris Needham

Seventeen-year-old Chris Needham is Loughborough's leading heavy-metal philosopher. He's putting together a band - but Manslaughter's bassist has no bass, the drummer can't play and Chris's mum says he's got to be in bed by nine o'clock.
His confident public face often collapses, leaving him depressed, confiding in the video camera. Hilarious but touching, his diary is the inside story of so many bored and energetic youths who hang around the shopping arcades and dream of becoming rock stars.
FEATURE: page 27


Subject: Chris Needham
Producer: Tony Steyger
Series Producer: Bob Long

: Betrayal

An adaptation of Harold Pinter's scathing stage play, starring Jeremy Irons, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Hodge
A middle-class romantic triangle is viewed in flashback from the early 70s to 1980.
Director David Jones
FILMS: pages 49-56


Author: Harold Pinter
Director: David Jones
Jerry: Jeremy Irons
Robert: Ben Kingsley
Emma: Patricia Hodge
Mrs Banks: Avril Elgar

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