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: Open University

Physics: Special Relativity

: England

Fashion at 1930s Ascot. (B/w. Rpt)

: Favourite Things

With Beryl Reid.


Unknown: Beryl Reid.

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News of 1952. A Griffin production for BBCtv (B/w. Repeated at 3.40pm)

: ...But First This

With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. ●STEREO
Space-age animation.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Why Don't You..?

Baking banana brownies. ●STEREO

: Playdays

The Why Bird Stop.

: Lassie

Lassie explores the woods.

: Grand Prix


: Pompeii

A trip through the wonderfully preserved city.

: Small World

With Arthur New , who makes fairgrounds in miniature.


Unknown: Arthur New

: After Hours

US entertainment show.

: Greenclaws

Animation for children.

: Olympic Grandstand and Cricket: Fourth Test

Action from the men's team compulsory exercises.
Commentary by Barry Davies and Mitch Fenner.
Modern Pentathlon
Britain's team take to the swimming pool. Commentary by Julian Tutt.
Plus boxing, the final of the men's air rifle shooting, and the swimming and rowing heats.
Cricket: Fourth Test
England (Pakistan
Test action, with commentary by Tony Lewis , Jack Bannister , Richie Benaud , Ray Illingworth , Geoffrey Boycott and Asif Iqbal. * STEREO


Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Mitch Fenner.
Commentary By: Julian Tutt.
Commentary By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Geoffrey Boycott
Commentary By: Asif Iqbal.

: Holiday Outings

A visit to the Italian lakes.

: News; Weather

Followed by The Kon-Tiki Man
A Ticket to Paradise. The story of the legendary Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

: For a Fistful of Francs

Lured by the climate, countryside and cuisine, more and more British people are looking to buy property in France.
(Part 2 is on Friday at 2.30pm)

: News; Weather

Followed by Titchmarsh on Song

: News; Weather

and Regional News; Weather

: Cartoons

: Children's BBC

With Andi Peters.

The All New Popeye Show
Cartoon adventures. (Repeat)


Unknown: Andi Peters

: Top Mates

Australian six-part drama.
2: Brett becomes a go-between for Paul and his father. Written by Margaret Kelly


Written By: Margaret Kelly

: Newsround

News for children.

: The Lowdown

Real life stories about children, told by children themselves.
Yorkies. Despite lean times for Yorkshire's senior cricket team, the under-16s have had phenomenal success, including winning the Texaco County Championship.

: Olympic Grandstand

Live coverage of the remaining swimming finals: the men's 400m individual medley, the women's 200m breaststroke and the men's 4 x 200m freestyle relay. Hungary's partially-sighted individual medley specialist
Tamas Darnyi won both the 200m and 400m events in Seoul. A win today would take him halfway to becoming only the second man in Olympic history to successfully defend two titles. And in the 200m breaststroke, 15-year-old Anita Nail can confirm the USA's expected dominance of the women's events.
Britain's big medal hopes in the three-day event start their competition at El Montanya with the dressage phase.
Commentary by Raymond Brooks-Ward and Lorna Clarke. Hockey
Great Britain 's women's hockey team open their campaign with a tie against world champions Holland.
Plus yachting, shooting from the third stage of the modern pentathlon, and boxing.
Cricket: Fourth Test
Live coverage of the last day's play from Headingley, Leeds. ● STEREO


Unknown: Tamas Darnyi
Commentary By: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Commentary By: Lorna Clarke.

: Antenna

Personal views on science, medicine and technology.
The Beastly Truth. The animal rights movement says eating meat is murder, pets are slaves and lab animals are prisoners. But science writer and part-time farmer
Stephen Budiansky challenges this view. Using new archaeological evidence and animal behaviour studies, he argues that domestication was not an act of human exploitation. It was a natural process - a brilliantly successful evolutionary strategy which has allowed humans and the animals which get along with them to flourish. Budiansky says: "Obviously we need to think about the way we use animals and use them humanely, but the idea that we should not use them at all is, I believe, based on ignorance." Producer Kate O'Sullivan
Series editor Caroline van den Brul


Unknown: Stephen Budiansky
Producer: Kate O'Sullivan
Editor: Caroline van Den Brul

: TheAllnighter

First showing on network television for this California college drama.
It's graduation time and, for the students, four years of sun, sea, surf and study culminate in the last night celebratory party. With Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles rock group (and daughter of the film's director), Michelle Pfeiffer 's sister
Dedee.and Twin Peaks' Michael Ontkean.
Director Tamar Simon Hoffs


Unknown: Susanna Hoffs
Director: Michelle Pfeiffer
Unknown: Michael Ontkean.
Director: Tamar Simon Hoffs
Molly: Susanna Hoffs
Val: Dedee Pfeiffer
Gina: Joan Cusack
CJ: John Terlesky
Killer: James Anthony Shanta
Mickey Leroi: Michael Ontkean
Sgt MacLeish: Pam Grier
Brad: Phil Brock

: The Real McCoy

The sketch show featuring the best and brightest from the black comedy scene. Director Terry Jervis
Producer Charlie Hanson


Director: Terry Jervis
Producer: Charlie Hanson

: Newsnight

Presented by James Cox.


Presented By: James Cox.

: Siskel and Ebert

American film critics
Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert agree to disagree about another batch of potential box office hits, including Unlawful Entry, A
League of Their Own, Highway 61, The Adjuster and Pinocchio. 0 MUSIC AND ARTS: page 8


Unknown: Gene Siskel
Unknown: Roger Ebert

: Small Objects of Desire

The Deodorant. Today 70 per cent of the population anaesthetise their armpits daily. Why? Producer Kim Flitcroft


Producer: Kim Flitcroft

: Weatherview

: Open University

Non-Euclidean Geometry

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