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: Open University

7.10 The History of Mathematics 6246259 7.35 Tin: a Case Study

: Westminster

Parliamentary update.

: In the Making

Wax sculptor Jean Fraser at work. Rpt


Unknown: Jean Fraser

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News of this week in 1953. A Griffin production for BBCtv

: Slightly Dangerous

Comedy starring Lana Turner
Robert Young
A waitress goes to New York claiming to be the daughter of an industrialist.
Director Wesley Ruggles


Unknown: Lana Turner
Unknown: Robert Young
Director: Wesley Ruggles
Peggy Evans/Carol Burden/Narrator: Lana Turner
Bob Stuart: Robert Young
Cornelius: Burden Walterbrennan
Baba: Dame Mae Whitty
Durstin: Eugene Pallette
English gentleman: Alan M0wbray
MrsRoanoke-Brooke: Florence Bates

: Johnny Come Lately

Comedy-drama starring James Cagney Grace George
Jailed for vagrancy in a small turn-of-the-century town, one-time reporter
Tom Richards is paroled to the charge of Vinnie McLeod , a courageous newspaperwoman.
DirectorWilliam K Howard
SEE FILMS pages 45-50


Unknown: James Cagney
Unknown: Grace George
Unknown: Tom Richards
Unknown: Vinnie McLeod
Tom Richards: James Cagney
VinnieMcLeod: Grace George
Gashouse Mary: Marjorie Main
Jane: Marjorie Lord
Aide: Hattie McDaniel
Bill Dougherty: Ed McNamara
Pete Dougherty: Bill Henry

: A Day in the Life of a Forest Pond

Observing the wildlife of a Finnish forest.

: In at the Deep End

Paul Heiney attempts sheepdog trialing. Rpt Subtitled


Unknown: Paul Heiney

: Fiddley Foodle Bird

For children. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Spider

Animation. Rpt Stereo

: Better Badminton

Series on the basics of badminton, presented by Jake Downey.


Presented By: Jake Downey.

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Northern Arts
Featuring glass artist
Charlie Meaker.


Artist: Charlie Meaker.

: In the Garden

With Dennis Cornish.


Unknown: Dennis Cornish.

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Village Praise
From Powerstock in Dorset.

: A Week to Remember


: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: Trio

Adaptations of three short stories by W Somerset Maugham,
The Verger, MrKnowall and Sanatorium. Starring
Jean Simmons Michael Rennie and featuring an impressive British cast.
Directors Ken Annakin and Harold French (Encore, three more short stories, tomorrow at 4.00pm) B/W
SEE FILMS pages 45-50


Unknown: Jean Simmons
Unknown: Michael Rennie
Directors: Ken Annakin
EvieBishop: Jean Simmons
Major Templeton: Michael Rennie
Albert Foreman: James Hayter
Vicar: Michael Hordern
Kelada: Nigel Patrick
Mrs Ramsay: Anne Crawford
Mr Ashenden: Roland Culver
Dr Lennox: Andre Morell
MrChester: Raymond Huntley
MrsChester BETTY: Ann Davies
MrCampbell: John Laurie
Mr McLeod: Finlay Currie

: Gardeners' World

Including a look at the daffodil and the restoration of a historic garden in Buckinghamshire.

: The Addams Family

American mock-horror series. Gomez, the Reluctant Lover Young Pugsley copies a love letter to send to his teacher.


Unknown: Young Pugsley


Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
More misadventures with the streetwise Will and his posh
Bel-Air cousins, Stereo
6.50pm Channel 8
Pop and screen stars take a camcorder look at their own world and video paparazzi sneak some unguarded footage of them. With Ice Cube,
Jamiroquai, Monie Love , Les Hill, Kylie and East 17.


Unknown: Monie Love

: Tex Avery

The Cat That Hated People
Animated fun.

: Soundbites

The young Singapore-born pianist Melvyn Tan and saxophonist John Harle are
Evelyn Glennie 's guests in her series of classical soundbites. They play Beethoven's Fur Elise and Michael Nyman 's Where the Bee Dances.
Director Rena Butterwick Producer Hilary Boulding


Pianist: Melvyn Tan
Unknown: John Harle
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Unknown: Michael Nyman
Director: Rena Butterwick
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: Horizon

Ghosts in the Dinosaur Graveyard. The Gobi Desert of Mongolia, one of the harshest places on earth, is the world's greatest dinosaur graveyard. Armed with hi-tech navigation equipment and a Californian sense of humour, an expedition from the American Museum of Natural History follows in the 1920s footsteps of one of the last great fossil-hunting explorers, Roy Chapman
Andrews, perhaps the "real"
Indiana Jones. They are looking for fossils to show how mammals gained a toehold on earth, and for evidence that dinosaurs never really became extinct but exist today - as birds. Director John Lynch
Series editor Jana Bennett
A Diverse/Aperture production for BBCtv
TRANSCRIPT: send a cheque for£2.00, payable to BSS, to [address removed].
Unearthing the secrets of the Gobi dinosaurs


Unknown: Roy Chapman
Director: John Lynch
Editor: Jana Bennett

: Lucinda Lambton's Alphabet of Britain

E ls for Eastern. Unexpected pleasures of the Orient. Producer Andrew Gosling
Executive producer Edward Mirzoeff


Producer: Andrew Gosling
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: Count Dracula

Another chance to see this
Gothic romance in two parts first shown in 1977, written by Gerald Savory and based on Bram Stoker 's Dracula.
Starring Louis Jourdan
Frank Finlay and featuring a distinguished cast.
Producer Morris Barry ; Director Philip Saville (Part 2 on Thursday at 9.00pm)


Written By: Gerald Savory
Unknown: Bram Stoker
Unknown: Louis Jourdan
Unknown: Frank Finlay
Producer: Morris Barry
Director: Philip Saville
Count Dracula: Louis Jourdan
Professor Van Helsing: Frank Finlay
Lucy Westenra: Susan Penhaligon
Wilhelmina Westenra: Judi Bowker
Doctor John Seward: Mark Burns
Renfield: Jack Shepherd
Jonathan Harker: Bosco Hogan

: Staggering Stories of Ferdinand De Bargos

Last in the series of surreal tales.
Producers Geoff Atkinson and Kim Fuller


Producers: Geoff Atkinson
Producers: Kim Fuller

: Newsnight

With Sue Cameron.

: The Late Show

The arts and media magazine.

: Weatherview

: Ancient Athens

The Theatre and the State. Greek drama in the 5th century.

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