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: Open University

6.40 Food Production: The Grain
Story 4230681 7.05 Maths: The Binomial Theorem 2021152 7.30
Physics: How Low Can You Go? 4577001 7.55 Changing Britain,
Changing World: Land Use in Brazil 9122117 8.20 Biology Form and Function: Insects 5258730 8.45
Wittingand Unwitting Testimony
1354001 9. 10 Technology: Strike a Light 9279488 9.35 Motion-
Newton's Laws 3621469 10.00
The York Mystery Plays
10.25 From Micro to Mainframe
3751643 10.50 Frederick the Great
1234020 11.15 Society and Social Science: UsingTelevision
12.05pm Questions about
Behaviour 6922662 12.30 History: What Is Its Future? 3214914 12.55 Modem Art: Manet 5445049 1.20
Genetics: Patterns of Inheritance
98562117 1.45 Working with Systems 78793440 2. 10 TV: The Technological Impact
2.35 Discovering 16th-century Strasbourg

: Sabrina Fair

Romantic comedy showing as a tribute to
Audrey Hepburn. Also starring Humphrey Bogart Heartbroken Sabrina is sent to
France and returns a changed woman. But will she be luckier in love second time around?
Director Billy Wilder * SEE BARRY NORMAN page 36

Contributors

Unknown: Audrey Hepburn.
Director: Billy Wilder
Unknown: Barry Norman
Sabrina Fairchi/d: Audrey Hepburn
Linus Larrabee: Humphrey Bogart
David Larrabee: William Holden
Thomas Fairchild: John Williams
Oliver Larrabee: Walter Hampden
Elizabeth Tyson: Martha Hyer
Gretchen van Horn: Joan Vohs
Baron: Marcel Dalio
Maude Larrabee,: Nella Walker
MrTyson: Francis Bushman
Miss McCardle: Ellen Corby

: World Bowls

Midland Bank World Indoor
Bowls championships from the Guild Hall, Preston. This afternoon's matches feature both pairs and singles.
With commentary by David Rhys Jones , Jimmy Davidson , Mal Hughes , David McGill and John Bell. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
Television presentation Mike Adley

Contributors

Commentary By: David Rhys Jones
Commentary By: Jimmy Davidson
Commentary By: Mal Hughes
Commentary By: David McGill
Commentary By: John Bell.
Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.
Unknown: Mike Adley

: Late Again

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

: Scrutiny

A weekly report on the work of the House of Commons select committees. Presented by Nicholasjones.
Editor Geoffrey Sumner

Contributors

Editor: Geoffrey Sumner

: News and Sport

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Penny Tranter

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Sounds of the 70s

Vintage rock, pop and soul from the BBC archives.
Free to Be Me. A look at the "heavy" music of the early 70s, the forerunner of heavy metal and, via "pub rock", punk.
With performances from Free, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull , Yes, Focus, Captain Beefheart, the Sensational Alex Harvey Band and Dr Feelgood.
Producer Harriet Bakewell
Series producer David Jeffcock (Postponed from 6 February)

Contributors

Unknown: Jethro Tull
Producer: Harriet Bakewell
Producer: David Jeffcock

: Fine Cut

Feature-length documentaries by independent film-makers. Bitter Thorns. The poise and dignity of the Ismael family from Eritrea have haunted film-maker Nick Gifford since he filmed their arrival at
Wadsharifi refugee camp in the Sudan three years ago. "Seeing them by chance, sick and bemused after fleeing for six nights from the war and drought in neighbouring Eritrea," he recalls, "I wondered what camp life would do to a man and his family." His film follows this refugee family from their arrival in camp to their return to Eritrea three years later.
Series editor Andre Singer
(Postponed from 6 February)

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Gifford

: Moving Pictures

The weekly cinema night profiles Barry Levinson , one of Hollywood's hottest talents, director of The Natural (being shownat 10.10pm), Rain Man, Good Morning, Vietnam and Bugsy, on the eve of the release of his new film Toys, which stars
Robin Williams. Richard
Dreyfuss, Robert Redford and Williams talk about the man and his work, and Levinson himself assesses his career.
Plus, ideas on how to make a film in New York for less than the cost of lunch in LA.
Presented by Howard Schuman. Series producer Saskia Baron
Series editor Paul Kerr A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv
10.10pm The Natural
Moving Pictures presents
Barry Levinson 's sporting drama starring Robert Redford Glenn Close
Roy Hobbs has always had a quality and talent that set him apart. The night his father died, lightning split a tree on the family farm and from it young Roy made a baseball bat invested with great power. But life is to hold many strange surprises for Roy, for whom the word "natural" has many meanings. Stereo Subtitled
0 SEE FILMS pages 39-46
12.20am Heat and Sunlight
Tonight's second Moving Pictures presentation is an independent American film which chronicles the final hours of a passionate and erotic affair between 40-year-old photographer Mel Hurley and his dancer girlfriend Carmen.
Director Rob Nilsson
0 SEE FILMS pages 39-46

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Levinson
Unknown: Robin Williams.
Unknown: Robert Redford
Presented By: Howard Schuman.
Editor: Paul Kerr
Unknown: Barraclough Carey
Unknown: Barry Levinson
Unknown: Robert Redford
Unknown: Glenn Close
Unknown: Roy Hobbs
Unknown: Mel Hurley
Director: Rob Nilsson
Roy Hobbs: Robert Redford
IrisGaines: Glenn Close
Memo Paris: Kim Basinger
Max Mercy: Robert Duvall
Pop Fisher: Wilford Brimley
Harriet Bird: Barbara Hershey
Judge: Robert Prosky
Red Blow: Richard Farnsworth
Whammer JOE: Don Baker
Sam Simpson: John Finnegan
Ed Hobbs: Alan Fudge
Mel Hurley: Rob Nilsson
Carmen: Consuelo Faust
Mitch: Don Bajema
Bobby: Ernie Fosselius








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