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: Open University

6.35 Motion in a Circle 7.00
Modern Art: Jackson Pollock 7.25 Miningfor Science 7.50 The Optical Lens 8.15Cars and Corrosion 8.40 Industrial Strife
9.05 Patterns in Green 9.30 Arts: King Cotton's Palace 9.55 Frontiers of Geology 10.20 Whipped into Action 10.45
Women's Studies: Takingthe
Credit 1 1. 10 INSAT - Implications foraNation 11.35 A Global Culture

Contributors

Unknown: Jackson Pollock

: Eastern Spirit, Western World

A look at the life and work of Chinese-born artist Diana Kan who was taught calligraphy by Professor Chan, from whom Picasso requested a "used brush" as a gift.

Contributors

Artist: Diana Kan

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider from the Belfry.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Motor racing
2.45 Show jumping; 4.30 Golf
Motor Racing
Belgian Grand Prix from Spa.
Live coverage of the 12th round of this season's Formula 1
World Championship which is the 500th Grand Prix ever staged. New World Champion
Nigel Mansell will be aiming for his ninth outright win of the season. Commentary by Murray Walker , James Hunt and Jonathan Palmer.
(Highlights tonight at 9. 00pm)
Show Jumping
Hickstead Derby. Some of the most famous names in show jumping have conquered the famous Derby Bank and Devil's Dyke to win the prestigious Hickstead Derby.
Harvey Smith and Eddie Macken are four-times winners, while Nick Skelton and Germany's
Paul Schockemohle have triumphed twice. Commentary by Raymond Brooks-Ward , Stephen Hadley.
Golf
Murphy's English Open. Third round action from the Belfry where England's David Gilford notched his first Tour victory in 1991. It was this corresponding round which proved decisive for him as he fired a superb 67 to shoot up the leaderboard. Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay ,
Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon
● SPORT: page 10

Contributors

Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Nigel Mansell
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: James Hunt
Commentary By: Jonathan Palmer.
Unknown: Harvey Smith
Unknown: Eddie MacKen
Unknown: Nick Skelton
Unknown: Paul Schockemohle
Commentary By: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Commentary By: Stephen Hadley.
Unknown: David Gilford
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Mike Hughesdon.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: Dave Gordon

: Edinburgh Nights

Trevor and Simon take a hysterical historical look at comedy on the Fringe, and by the way include some of the best of this year's Festival. Producer Douglas Mackinnon Editor John Archer

Contributors

Producer: Douglas MacKinnon
Editor: John Archer

: One Man and His Dog

More television sheepdog trials, introduced by Phil Drabble from Ennerdale Water in the Lake District, This week, it's the turn of three English handlers and their dogs to master the Herdwick sheep. Ray Ollerenshaw describes their efforts.
Director Ian Russell Producer Ian Smith ● STEREO

Contributors

Introduced By: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Ray Ollerenshaw
Director: Ian Russell
Producer: Ian Smith

: The Living Planet

Another chance to see
David Attenborough 's award-winning series The Life Trilogy.
The Northern Forests. From the Arctic to the southern USA stretches the largest forest in the world. In the snow-covered conifers of the north live resourceful predators like the great grey owl and the lynx. Further south are deciduous woodlands with a colourful array of woodpeckers and hummingbirds. In autumn bears, raccoons and chipmunks stock up for winter. As
David Attenborough travels on south, conifers become common again - including the largest trees on earth, the giant sequoias. And he even finds a woodpecker that uses tree sap to fight off attacking snakes. Producer Ned Kelly
Executive producer Richard Brock * TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● NATURE: page 11

Contributors

Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Ned Kelly
Producer: Richard Brock

: A Woman of No Importance

This solo play from 1982 brings to an end the retrospective of the work of Alan Bennett and his producer Innes Lloyd.
Starring Patricia Routledge as Miss Schofield.
What do Miss Schofield and "the gang" find to talk about at their table in the canteen?
Yesterday they were discussing the nasty rash
Pauline Lucas 's mother keeps getting and there was quite a lively discussion about runner beans. Miss Schofield puts her social success down to the fact that she doesn't talk about herself - and she laughs, of course. She always laughs. Patricia Routledge won a Broadcasting Press Guild award for this performance. Director Giles Foster

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Bennett
Producer: Innes Lloyd.
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Pauline Lucas
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Director: Giles Foster

: Grand Prix

Highlights of today's action from Belgium.

: Autumn on 2

A preview of the new season of programmes on BBC2.

: Moviedrome

Alex Cox introduces a double bill of films on the theme of Hollywood as Hell.
The Day of the Locust
Starring
Donald Sutherland
Karen Black
Hollywood 1938: Tod Hackett , a painter, takes a job with a movie studio and becomes obsessed with his neighbour - starlet Faye Greener.
Director John Schlesinger
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
12.20am The Big Knife
Starring
Jack Palance
Ida Lupino , Rod Steiger Charles Castle is a top movie star with a guilty secret, and his ruthless producer is one of those who know what it is.
Screenplay by Clifford Odets
Director Robert Aldrich ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 e BARRY NORMAN : page 32
Moviedrome producer Nick Freand Jones

Contributors

Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: Donald Sutherland
Unknown: Karen Black
Unknown: Tod Hackett
Unknown: Faye Greener.
Director: John Schlesinger
Unknown: Jack Palance
Unknown: Ida Lupino
Unknown: Rod Steiger
Unknown: Charles Castle
Play By: Clifford Odets
Unknown: Barry Norman
Producer: Nick Freand Jones
Homer Simpson: Donald Sutherland
Faye Greener: Karen Black
Harry Greener: Burgess Meredith
Tod Hackett: William Atherton
Big Sister: Geraldine Page
Charles Castle: Jack Palance
Marion Castle: Ida Lupino
Stanley Hoff: Rod Steiger
Smiley Coy: Wendell Corey
Dixie Evans: Shelley Winters
Connie Bliss: Jean Hagen








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