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: Open University

6.40 Managingthe Managers
4321765 7.05 Maths: Iteration and Convergance 6852814 7.30
Computing: the Quality Assistant 7155982 7.55 Working Mothers
5612369 8.20 Biology: a Tale of Two Cells 4019727 8.45 Introduction to Music: Handel's "Messiah" 2877388 9.10 Ecology: Plant Succession 7143982 9.35
Science: Light in Search of a Model 1980974 10.00 Technology: Free Body Diagrams 7086678 10.25 Health in Urban Britain: a Tale of FourCities 7825253 10.50 Classical Sculpture and the Enlightenment 2856833 11.15An Introduction to IT - Teletel
11.40 DevelopingWortd:
Packaging Culture 8167659 12.05 Leamingto Learn: Israel and Brazil 8478098 12.30 Wirral Metropolitan College: ManagingChange 5824494 12.55 Women and Architecture: Public Space Public Work 4863272 1.20Livingwith
Technology: Energy 9286814 2.10 Understanding Modern Societies: the West and the Rest
2.35 The Portuguese Voyages of Discovery

: Pat and Mike

Sporting comedy starring Spencer Tracy
Katharine Hepburn
Fed up with being overshadowed by her fiance, feisty PE instructor Pat Pemberton decides to enter a women's golfing tournament. She is soon spotted by shady sports promotor Mike Conovan who, seeing a good chance of making money, persuades Pat to turn professional.
Director George Cukor
SEE FILMS pages 35-40


Unknown: Spencer Tracy
Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: Pat Pemberton
Unknown: Mike Conovan
Director: George Cukor
Mike Conovan: Spencer Tracy
Pat Pemberton: Katharine Hepburn
Davie Hucko: Aldo Ray
Collier Weld: William Ching
Hank Tasling: Charles Bronson
Barney Grau: Sammy White
Spec Cauley: George Mathews

: World Snooker

Further coverage of the World Professional Championship. Presented by David Vine. Producer Mike Ward EditorRick Waumsley
A Grand Slam Sports production for BBCtv
Action from the first day of the World Professional
Championship. For details see page 44.


Presented By: David Vine.
Producer: Mike Ward
Producer: Editorrick Waumsley

: News and Sport

With Jennie Bond.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Late Again

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

: World Snooker

The Crucible Theatre will produce its first results tonight with Stephen Hendry (v Danny Fowler ) and Willie Thorne (v Shaun Mellish ) expected to be the first players to reach the last 16. David Vine introduces the early evening frames, and gives viewers a chance to play for the E600 prize money in Lucky Break, the phone-in competition on 0[number removed](calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at all other times).


Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Danny Fowler
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Shaun Mellish
Introduces: David Vine

: Have I Got News for You

Return of the current affairs comedy quiz show. Team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton , with guests Jonathan Ross and Peter Cook , take a sideways look at the week's news stories. Hosted by Angus Deayton.


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Angus Deayton.

: Arena: Tales Of Rock And Roll: Peggy Sue

The arts series returns with four films tracing the origins of classic rock songs.
The inspiration behind Buddy Holly's famous song - Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham - now runs a drainage company in Sacramento, California. Arena takes her back to Lubbock in Texas, where she went to the same high school as Holly and where her marriage to his drummer Jerry Allison inspired a second tribute, Peggy Sue Got Married (Francis Coppola's film of the same name is being shown tomorrow at 10.15pm). She tells how both songs came to be written and provides some fresh insights into Buddy Holly's tragically short career. Among the other people recalling this era is Peggy Sue's neighbour Donna Fox, who also inspired a 50s classic - Ritchie Valens's Donna.
Series producer James Marsh Series editors Nigel Finch and Anthony Wall
At home in Sacramento with the real Peggy Sue


Unknown: Buddy Holly
Unknown: Jerry Allison
Unknown: Peggy Sue
Unknown: Francis Coppola
Unknown: Buddy Holly
Unknown: Peggy Sue
Unknown: Donna Fox
Unknown: Ritchie Valens
Producer: James Marsh
Editors: Nigel Finch
Editors: Anthony Wall
Unknown: Peggy Sue

: The Second Heimat: a New Generation

Edgar Reitz follows his epic Heimat with this impressive 13-part film cycle. Set in the turbulent 1960s and including performances of specially written avant-garde music and "happenings", it tells a story of growing up, life in the big city, friendship and love. The First Songs - Hermann 1960. Maria Simon 's son
Hermann leaves Schabbach, vowing never to return. Behind him is a love affair thwarted by his family. Ahead of him is university life in Munich, the glittering city of the arts. In
German with English subtitles.
SEE FILMS pages 35-40


Unknown: Edgar Reitz
Unknown: Maria Simon
Hermann: Henry Arnold
Clarissa: Salome Kammer
Schnusschen: Anke Sevenich
Renate: Franziska Traub
Juan: Daniel Smith
Clemens: Michael Stephan
Frau Moretti: Hanna Kohler
Josef: Fred Stillkrauth
Stefan: Frank Roth
Reinhard: Laszlo Ikish
Rob: Peter Weiss
Ansgar: Michael Seyfried

: World Snooker

Highlights of the first two matches in the opening day of the World Championship, featuring Stephen Hendry and Willie Thome.


Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Willie Thome.

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