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7.05 Maths: Finding a Formula
5440205 7.30 Physics: Ideal Sounds 9984392 7.55 Oceanography:
Currents 5788069 8.20 Biology: Insect Hormones 1454798 8.45 "The Leaping Horse" by John Constable 6960224 9. 10 Technology: the March of Aluminium
9.35 Chemistry - Elements
Discovered 2553576 10.00 Rome underthe Popes: Church and Empire 4498359 10.25 Our Health in Our Hands 5592021 10.50Women's Studies: Public Space, Public Work 3349953 11.15 Industrial Change― from Public to Private
12.05 Language Development - Ways with Words 9325868 12.30 ManagingSchools - Making Teams Work 1099514 12.55
Modem Art - Picasso's Collages
1467885 1.20 Managing Customer and Client Relations
1.45 Biology: Hearingthe Call
25087601 2.10 Industrialisation in Malaysia 49507595 2.35 Literature in the Market Place


Unknown: John Constable

: The Invisible Man

A witty adaptation of H G Wells's classic story, starring Claude Rains Gloria Stuart
The mysterious conduct of a stranger in the English village of Iping baffles everyone. His head is wound in heavy bandages, he wears dark glasses and is very secretive. Soon, strange things begin to happen.
Director James Whale
(Postponed from 7 April)
BARRY NORMAN see page 40


Unknown: Claude Rains
Unknown: Gloria Stuart
Director: James Whale
Unknown: Barry Norman
Invisible man: Claude Rains
Flora Cranley: Gloria Stuart
Mrs Hall: Una O’connor
Dr Kemp: William Harrigan
Dr Cranley: Henry Travers
Mr Hall: Forrester Harvey
Jaffers: E E Clive

: The Sky at Night

Town Astronomy. Patrick Moore explains that there is much for the amateur astronomer to see.


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Badminton Horse Trials

The climax of the cross-country phase of this event.
Producers Johnnie Watherston and Wendy Sheppard


Producers: Johnnie Watherston

: Rugby Union

Save and Prosper Middlesex Sevens from Twickenham.
The carnival feel of this popular tournament was typified last year by the popular win of the Western Samoans, who are back to defend their title. All the action from today's competition is followed by live coverage of the final.
Commentary by Bill McLaren and Nigel Starmer-Smith . Introduced by Chris Rea. ProducerAlanGriffiths


Commentary By: Bill McLaren
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Introduced By: Chris Rea.

: 100 Great Sporting Moments

The Coronation year FA Cup final in 1953 between Bolton
Wanderers and Blackpool is still remembered as one of Wembley's greatest occasions. Forty years on, Sir Stanley Matthews - "the wizard of the dribble" - reminisces with Barry Davies.
Producer Graham Wellham


Unknown: Sir Stanley Matthews
Unknown: Barry Davies.
Producer: Graham Wellham

: News and Sport

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Scrutiny

A report on the House of Commons select committees, presented by Huw Edwards. Editor Matthew Moms


Presented By: Huw Edwards.

: Have I Got News for You

The current affairs comedy quiz show.

: Tales of Rock 'n' Roll: Highway 61 Revisited

Last programme in the Arena series tracing the origins of classic rock songs.
This musical journey travels the famous highway that has inspired successive generations of musicians, including Bob Dylan and his 1965 song. One of the longest roads in the USA, Highway 61 runs from the Canadian border, passing by Dylan's home town of Hibbing, Minnesota, en route to New Orleans in the south.
The film takes a guided tour of Hibbing in the company of John Bucklen, Dylan's high school friend, who provides some new insights into Dylan's earliest musical experiments. As well as recordings of conversation and music that the two teenagers made in 1958, there are clips of the musicians who have been associated with Highway 61, from Bessie Smith to Elvis Presley and Little Richard.
Series producer James Marsh
Series editors Nigel Finch, Anthony Wall


Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: John Bucklen
Unknown: Bessie Smith
Unknown: Elvis Presley
Unknown: Little Richard.
Editors: Nigel Finch

: The Second Helmat: a New Generation

Continuing Edgar Reitz 's epic 13-part film cycle.
4: Ansgar's Death - Ansgar, 1961/62. Hermann and Clarissa's relationship becomes problematical, but Evelyne and Ansgar are inseparable. In
German with English subtitles.
SEE FILMS pages 41-50


Unknown: Edgar Reitz
Ansgar: Michael Seyfried
Hermann: Henry Arnold
Clarissa: Salome Kammer
Evelyne: Gisela Muller
Helga: Noemi Steuer
Reinkard: Laszlo
Reinkard: Kish

: Catch-22

Black comedy adapted from Joseph Heller 's book, starring Alan Arkin
1944, an American Air Force base in the Mediterranean: when Captain Yossarian asks to be certified as mentally unfit to fly, he learns about Catch-22. Since no sane person would want to fly, asking to be grounded suggests sanity. He must continue the missions.
Director Mike Nichols
SEE FILMS pages 41-50


Unknown: Joseph Heller
Unknown: Alan Arkin
Director: Mike Nichols
Yossarian: Alan Arkin
Major Danby: Richard Benjamin
Milo Minderbinder: Jon Voight
Lieutenant Dobbs: Martin Sheen
General Dreedle: Orson Welles
Colonel Cathcart: Martin Balsam
Captain Notely: Art Garfunkel

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