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: Open University

6.35 Integrating by Numbers 7.00 Modem Art: Tatlin's Towers 7.25 Water by the Volume 7.50 Seville: The Edge of Empire 8.15 The
Industry of Culture 8.40 Return to Base 9.05 Biology Form and Function 9.30 The Victorian High Church 9.55 OU All Hours 10.20
Television - Images, Messages and Ideologies 11.10 Open Forum
11.35 Today's Beef

: Around Westminster

Laurie Mayer presents a political review for the region. With reports from Jonathan Beale and Tim Donovan.


Unknown: Laurie Mayer
Unknown: Jonathan Beale
Unknown: Tim Donovan.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Bob Wilson. Provisional Timetable
12.35 Cycling; 1.35 Motorcycling
2.00 Tennis; 3.45 Show jumping
5.15 Motor racing; 5.35 Swimming
Milk Race. A comprehensive round-up of one of Britain's most prestigious cycling road races, last year won by Britain's Chris Walker. Commentary by Hugh Porter and Phil Liggett.
Isle of Man Senior TT Races. Joey Dunlop will try to equal Mike Hailwood 's record of 14 TT victories.
Stella Artois Grass Court
Championships from Queen's Club, London. Men's singles final. Sweden's Stefan Edberg won the title last year.
Commentary by John Barrett and Mark Cox.
Show Jumping
Royal International Horse
Show from Hickstead. Action from the Henderson Olympic Trial and highlights of the Queen Elizabeth II Cup, won in 1991 by Janet Hunter - her third win in this event in four years. Commentary by Raymond Brooks-Ward and Stephen Hadley.
Motor Racing
Round 5 of the Esso British
Touring Car Championship from Brands Hatch.
Commentary by Murray Walker.
Optrex National
Championships from Sheffield. Commentary by Hamilton Bland and Andy Jameson. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon


Introduced By: Bob Wilson.
Unknown: Chris Walker.
Commentary By: Hugh Porter
Commentary By: Phil Liggett.
Unknown: Joey Dunlop
Unknown: Mike Hailwood
Unknown: Stefan Edberg
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Mark Cox.
Unknown: Janet Hunter
Commentary By: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Commentary By: Stephen Hadley.
Commentary By: Murray Walker.
Commentary By: Andy Jameson.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Dave Gordon

: The Money Programme

With a tough public spending round expected in the autumn, the Government is relying on a new breed of managers to improve public services. As doctors, teachers and civil servants learn the language of business plans and marketing strategies, Rory Cellan-Jones reports on the management revolution now sweeping through the public sector. Producer Jenny Rathbone Editor David Nissan


Unknown: Rory Cellan-Jones
Producer: Jenny Rathbone
Editor: David Nissan

: Life on Earth

A rerun of David Attenborough 's series forming The Life Trilogy. 6: Invasion of the Land
Evolution reached one of its most crucial stages 350 million years ago when fishes crawled from water on to the land and became amphibians. Newts, salamanders, frogs and toads survive today in great variety - some frogs can fly and, most strange of all, there is even a species the mate of which gives birth from its mouth.
Producer Richard Brock


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Richard Brock

: Artists' Journeys

Six films for the Commissions and Collaborations season in which a contemporary artist visits places which inspired an artist from the past.
Sean Scully on Henri Matisse The celebrated New York abstract artist goes to Morocco in the footsteps of the French painter Henri Matisse , who travelled there in 1912 and 1913. Inspired by the light and colours of north Africa and the mesmerising patterns of Islamic art, Matisse pushed his art towards a greater degree of abstraction, which in Scully's view led to the creation of some of his greatest paintings. Producer Paul Tickell
Executive producer Keith Alexander
0 BBC BOOK: send£3.95 cheque payable to BBCtv to Artists Journeys Guide. BBC Television. London W 12 7RJ.


Unknown: Sean Scully
Unknown: Henri Matisse
Unknown: Henri Matisse
Producer: Paul Tickell
Producer: Keith Alexander

: Talking Magritte

A surreal compilation of BBC2's surprising and perplexing 90-second Talking Magritte films, commissioned to coincide with the exhibition at London's Hayward Gallery. Producer Robert McNab


Producer: Robert McNab

: Grand Prix

Highlights of the Canadian Grand Prix from Montreal.
Despite his disappointment at Monte Carlo last month, Nigel Mansell is the favourite to win this weekend. Commentary by Murray Walker and James Hunt. Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside


Unknown: Nigel Mansell
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: James Hunt.
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Producer: Jim Reside

: Moviedrome

Alex Cox presents another in the season of cult movies.
The Serpent and the Rainbow
A terrifying tale of black magic and voodoo from the director of A Nightmare on Elm Street, starring Bill Pullman CathyTyson Paul Winfield
A young American anthropologist travels to the island of Haiti in search of a mysterious drug that is used by voodoo priests to simulate death. Snakes, scorpions, tarantulas and zombie brides are all used effectively in some nightmarish sequences. Director Wes Craven
•TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 •FILMS: pages 49.56
Moviedrome producer Nick Freand Jones


Unknown: Alex Cox
Unknown: Bill Pullman
Unknown: Cathytyson Paul Winfield
Director: Wes Craven
Producer: Nick Freand Jones

: The Night Stalker

Supernatural drama series starring Darren McGavin. with an appearance from
Sergeant Bilko's Phil Silvers.
Horror i the Heights. A trail of mysterious murders leads Carl Kolchak into confrontation with a strange creature which has the ability to assume the likeness of his best friend.


Unknown: Darren McGavin.
Unknown: Phil Silvers.
Unknown: Carl Kolchak

: Dance Energy HouseParty

With Innocence and Attern 8.

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