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: Open University

6.40 Understanding Space and Time 7.05 Maths: Modelling
Pollution 7.30 The Liberation of Algebra 7.55 Imagingthe Eye 8.20 Women's Studies: Taking the Credit 8.45 Maths: FindingOne's Bearings 9.10 Santa Maria dei Miracoli, Venice 9.35 The
Structure of Liquids 10.00 The
Tempest - Act IV 10.25 Children First (Teletext) 10.50 Instruments Under Wraps 11.15The Export of Pollution 11.40 The Successful
Seven 12.05 Fundamentals of Computing 12.30 Open Skies,
Grass Roots - A Postscript 12.55 Culture and Belief in Europe
1450-1600 1.20 The Case of Kerala 1.45 King Cotton's Palace
2.10 The Sordid Subject of Boeuf Bourguignon 2.35 Walk Softly on the Earth


Unknown: Boeuf Bourguignon

: Look Stranger

The Campbells Came by Rail
A strange commuter journey to the 1 5th-century home of Andrew Campbell , a former
Black Watch colonel who, after years of service overseas eventually found his Shangri-La in Wales.


Unknown: Andrew Campbell

: III Met By Moonlight

First in a double bill of films written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.
Second World War drama starring Dirk Bogarde Marius Goring
Crete, 1944: in an attempt to demoralise the German army, two British officers, with the help of local patriots, lead a plan to kidnap the German officer-in-charge and take him to Cairo. The Battle of the River Plate follows at 5.05pm. A profile of Michael Powell can be seen in The Late Show on Thursday atll.l5pm.
0 FILMS: pages 37-42


Directed By: Michael Powell
Directed By: Emeric Pressburger.
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Marius Goring
Unknown: Michael Powell
Major Paddy Leigh-Fermer: Dirk Bogarde
General Karl Kreipe: Marius Goring
Capt Billy Stanley Moss: David Oxley
Sandy: Cyril Cusack
Manoli: Laurence Payne
George: Wolfe Morris
Andoni Zoidakis: Michael Gough
Micky Akoumianakis: Rowland Bartrop
Stratis Saviolkis: Brian Worth
Nikko: Demitri Andreas
Yanni Katsias: Paul Stassino
Zahari: Adeeb Assaly
Elias: John Cairney
Michali: Takis Frangofinos
Charis: George Egeniou

: The Battle of the River Plate

Second in a double bill of films written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. War adventure starring John Gregson
Anthony Quayle Peter Finch
British intelligence conceive a daring plan to scupper a German battleship.
(A profile of Michael Powell can be seen in The Late Showon Thursday at 11. 15pm) 0 FILMS: pages 37 -42


Directed By: Michael Powell
Directed By: Emeric Pressburger.
Unknown: John Gregson
Unknown: Anthony Quayle
Unknown: Peter Finch
Unknown: Michael Powell
Captain Bell: John Gregson
Commodore Harwood: Anthony Quayle
Captain Langsdorff: Peter Finch
Captain Woodhouse: Ian Hunter
Captain Barry: Jack Gwillim
Captain Dove: Bernard Lee
Mike Fowler: Lionel Murton
Mr Millington-Drake: Anthony Bushell
DrGuani: Peter Illing
Lt Comdr Medley: Patrick MacNee

: News and Sport

With Chris Lowe.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Late Again

Highlights from last week's editions of The Late Show.

: The Cosmic Joke

A witty two-part programme in which scientist and writer June Goodfield looks at the perennial problem of overpopulation. The Other Side of Paradise
Every second, four babies are born somewhere in the world.
Goodfield travels the world observing the diverse and imaginative ways in which different societies are dealing with their reproductive urges. Producer Michael Macintyre
Executive producer Peter Montagnon An Antelope production for BBCtv (Part 2 next week)


Producer: Michael MacIntyre
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: Dancemakers

Continuing the series looking at contemporary choreography. Wim Vandekeybus. In the past five years Belgian choreographer Wim Vandekeybus and his company, Ultima Vez , have been seen and praised by audiences all over the world.
Tonight, they perform
Roselandwhich won the IMZ
Dance Screen Award last year. Introduced by Judith Mackrell. Directors Octavio Iturbe.
Wim Vandekeybus and Walter Verdin ● STEREO


Unknown: Wim Vandekeybus.
Unknown: Wim Vandekeybus
Unknown: Ultima Vez
Introduced By: Judith MacKrell.
Directors: Octavio Iturbe.
Unknown: Wim Vandekeybus

: Time Passing

Six short films about our experience of time, from the producer of Small Objects of Desire.
One Year. The first year of a baby's life in ten minutes. A camera on the wall of the baby's bedroom provides a rare film record of the very process of human growth.
Director Charles Garrad
Executive producer Sam Organ


Director: Charles Garrad
Producer: Sam Organ

: The Brain Drain

A comic antidote to
Question Time. A panel of four comedians provides answers to audience questions - no matter how profound, intimate, risque or downright stupid. Jimmy Mulville presides.
The series is devised and produced by Dan Patterson , the man responsible for Channel 4's Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Clive Anderson Talks Back.
A Hat Trick production for BBCtv * SHOWS: page 5


Unknown: Jimmy Mulville
Produced By: Dan Patterson

: Sinead O'Connor

Coffee and Cigarettes. The controversial singer is captured on film during the recording of her new album, Am I Not Your Girl, a collection of classic hits from across the decades including Don Cryfor Me Argentina.

: High Plains Drifter

Classic western starring and directed by Clint Eastwood
When a mysterious and laconic stranger rides into a small frontier town, the townspeople don't realise this is the start of their descent into hell.
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FILMS: pages 37-42


Directed By: Clint Eastwood
Stranger: Clint Eastwood
Sarah Belding: Verna Bloom
Callie Travers: Mariana Hill
Dave Drake: Mitchell Ryan
Morgan Allen: Jack Ging

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