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: Open University

6.35 Multiple Integrals in Mechanics 7.00 Picasso's
Guernica 7.25 Swedish Science in the 18th Century 7.50
Electromagnetic Induction 8.15 Listening in the Dark 8.40 Urban Transport and Harlem

: Articles of Faith

Prayer.... When It's Difficult Dr Una Kroll highlights four common difficulties that occur in prayer, and suggests ways of dealing with them.


Unknown: Dr Una Kroll

: This Is the Day

Tony Phelan talks to Lindsay Walker about how she coped with a major family crisis, and members of Altrincham Baptist Church share in a time of worship and reflection.


Talks: Tony Phelan
Unknown: Lindsay Walker

: Open University

9.55 Rabbits and Chalk
Grasslands 10.20 Networks and Partnerships 10.45 Outside In
11. 10 CIM in the Workplace 11.35 Understanding Modern Societies

: Little People... Big Business

Experts and owners explore the fascination and history of the garden gnome.

: Olympic Grandstand

Live coverage of the 500cc British Grand Prix from Donington Park. Plus news of the 125cc, 250cc and sidecar races. Commentary by Roger Burnett, Barry Nutley, Steve Parrish and Murray Walker.
(Highlights can been seen at 9.05pm)

3.30 Hammer final
5.00 Men's high jump final
5.30 Men's 110m hurdles, second round
6.15 Men's 400m second round
6.55 Women's 400m, second round

The men's individual road race.

Continuing coverage of the slalom finals. Commentary by Julian Tutt.

The final boardsailing races.

The British women's team play New Zealand.

Third round singles action.

Featuring live coverage of the British 500cc Motorcycle Grand Prix. Plus Olympic athletics, cycling, canoeing, yachting, hockey and tennis from Barcelona.
For fuller details, see page 40.


Commentary: Roger Burnett
Commentary: Barry Nutley
Commentary: Steve Parrish
Commentary: Murray Walker.
Commentary: Julian Tutt

: Life on Earth

A rerun of David Attenborough 's series forming The Life Trilogy. Life in the Trees. Long ago, a group of mammals sought their fortune in the treetops. There they developed binocular vision for accurately judging distances and grasping hands for taking a firm grip. They became the primates - a group which includes dazzling gymnasts, deafening choristers and highly cultured monkeys. Following the story, David Attenborough has an amazing encounter with mountain gorillas.
Producer John Sparks


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: John Sparks

: Olympic Grandstand

The heptathlon reaches the 800m, its seventh and final event. Jackie Joyner-Kersee of the USA was unable to finish last year's world championship heptathlon after injuring herself during the competition. But the defending Olympic champion is favourite to be back on top of the world tonight. Plus a roundup of the evening's athletics.


Unknown: Jackie Joyner-Kersee

: Motorcycling

British Motorcycle Grand Prix Highlights of today's meeting at Donington Park, featuring the 500cc event. Introduced by Murray Walker.
Producer Keith Mackenzie


Introduced By: Murray Walker.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: From the Proms

The concert given earlier this evening in London's Royal Albert Hall featured two biblically inspired works.
Handel's Israel in Egypt is a vivid portrayal of the unjust imprisonment of the Jewish people described in the Book of Exodus. Alexander Goehr 's new work The Death of Moses views the Jewish prophet from the perspective of the late 20th century. In the interval, the composer, who celebrates his
60th birthday this year, talks about the land and poetry that inspired his latest piece.
Conductor John Eliot Gardiner says: "I shall relish the contrast of these two works - one of the most graphic pieces of Handel's choral writing, followed by Alexander Goehr 's new
20th-century gloss on Monteverdi. The sound is not at all Monteverdian - there is a tremendous battery of percussion, including three anvils - but his inspiration has come from 17th-century music drama and the way Monteverdi handled his forces."
With Michael Chance
Nigel Robson (tenor), Monteverdi Choir and Instrumentalists,
English Baroque Soloists.
Introduced by Michael Berkeley. Interval film director Sue Knussen Director Barrie Gavin ● FEATURE: page 6


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Alexander Goehr
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Alexander Goehr
Tenor: Nigel Robson
Tenor: Monteverdi Choir
Introduced By: Michael Berkeley.
Director: Sue Knussen
Director: Barrie Gavin

: Moviedrome

Alex Cox introduces another in the season of cult movies. Lolita
Stanley Kubrick's black comedy starring
James Mason
Peter Sellers
Middle-aged professor
Humbert Humbert becomes infatuated with teenage nymphet Lolita, an infatuation that has deadly consequences. Adapted by Vladimir Nabokov from his controversial novel, Lolita was considered one of the most daring and sensational films of the 60s.
0 FILMS: pages 31-34
Moviedrome producer Nick Freand Jones 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
* Approximate time


Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Humbert Humbert
Adapted By: Vladimir Nabokov
Producer: Nick Freand Jones
Humbert Humbert: James Mason
Clare Quilty: Peter Sellers
Lolita Haze: Sue Lyon
Charlotte Haze: Shelley Winters
Jean Farlow: Diana Deckers
John Farlow: Jerry Stovin

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