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: Open University

6.15 Music: Modulation
6.40 Maths: Isomorphism
7.05 Foreign Car Factories in Britain 57551897.30 Education:
Learning Maths Together
7.55 Scenes from "DrFaustus" by Christopher Marlowe (part 2)
5086653 8.20 "Hamlet": Workshop (1) 1752382 8.45 Learningfor All: Doing Maths Together (Subtitled)


Unknown: Christopher Marlowe

: Thundercats

With Philippa Forrester. Phone [number removed]to play the TV game Maggot Moments. stereo
Feline cartoon adventures.


Unknown: Philippa Forrester.

: Jonny Briggs

A serial in 13 episodes, from a story by Joan Eadington.
9: Jonny has plans to make a new kite, with some doubtful help from Humph and Albert. Written by Valerie Georgeson


Story By: Joan Eadington.
Written By: Valerie Georgeson

: The Movie Game

Presented byjonathon Morris.
COMPETITION LINE: 0891-447733 (calls cost 35p maximum). Rules from Audiocall. 80 Wood . Lane London W 12 OTT.


Unknown: Wood . Lane

: Rugrats

Cartoon fun with the babies.

: Grange Hill

The last episode of the original 1978 nine-part series. Benny finds a friend.
Written and devised by Phil Redmond


Unknown: Phil Redmond
Benny Green: Terry Sue Patt
Tucker Jenkins: Todd Carty
TrishaYates: Michelle Herbert
Michael Doyle: Vincent Hall
Mr Mitchell: Michael Percival

: Blue Peter Omnibus

The best from last week.

: The 0 Zone

In a special edition of the show, 2 Unlimited's Ray and Anita show Andi Peters around their home town, Amsterdam.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: South of Westminster

Discussion of the week's main political news in the region.
Presented by Bruce Parker.


Presented By: Bruce Parker.

: Around Westminster

The south east's political review. Reports by Tim Friend and Jonathan Beale.
With Susannah Simons.


Unknown: Tim Friend
Unknown: Jonathan Beale.
Unknown: Susannah Simons.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider fromWentworth.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Water-skiing
1.00 Motor racing
1.20 Water-skiing
1.45 Golf
2.45 Badminton
3.30 Water-skiing
4.00 Golf
6.00 Badminton
6.40 Final Score
The third round of the Volvo PGA Championship from
Wentworth.Top European golfers, including four-times winner Nick Faldo , battle for valuable Ryder Cup points in addition to the coveted PGA title. With Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay ,
Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon.
Carlsberg European Masters from Kirtons Resort Country Club. The overall titles are decided after today's completion of the men's slalom and jump finals and the women's tricks final.
Frenchman Patrice Martin , three times overall world champion, is firm favourite in the men's event, but he can expect stiff competition in the slalom from last year's victor, Britain's John Battleday. Commentary by Gerald Sinstadt and Alan Goggin.
World Championship Team
Event from the National Indoor
Arena, Birmingham.
China, Sweden, Malaysia and England challenge favourites Indonesia and holders South
Korea for the Sudirman Cup. With Barry Davies.
Motor Racing
Round 5 of the British Formula
3 Championship from Brands
Hatch. Commentary by Murray Walker.


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Nick Faldo
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Bruce Critchley
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Clive Clark
Unknown: Mike Hughesdon.
Unknown: Patrice Martin
Unknown: John Battleday.
Commentary By: Gerald Sinstadt
Commentary By: Alan Goggin.
Unknown: Barry Davies.
Commentary By: Murray Walker.

: Ocean Challenge

After eight months away, the ten yachts in the British Steel Round the World Yacht Race arrive back in Southampton.
Producer Tony Rayner


Producer: Tony Rayner

: The Money Programme

Are big pay rises, scandals involving dirty tricks and sudden financial collapses signs that Britain's boardrooms are getting out of control?
Peter Wilson-Smith reports on a new voluntary code. Producer Chris Walton
Editor Jane Ellison


Unknown: Peter Wilson-Smith
Producer: Chris Walton
Editor: Jane Ellison

: Silver Spoon

Some babies really are born with a silver spoon. In keeping with an ancient royal custom, each child born on Coronation Day in 1953 was presented with one. This week these
Coronation babies, the "new
Elizabethans", celebrate their
40th birthday. Drawing on BBC interviews shot with some of them in 1977, this film explores how adult life has compared with their contrasting early expectations, and how marriage, careers and the events of the 1980s have changed their lives. Producer Hugh Thomson
Executive producer Alan Bookbinder


Producer: Hugh Thomson
Producer: Alan Bookbinder

: The Monarchy Debate

Much has changed in the four decades of Queen Elizabeth ll's reign. The empire is long gone, and Britain's place in Europe has become more important than its role in the Commonwealth. The monarchy itself - after what the Queen called her annushorribilis - finds itself the subject of greater public controversy than at any time this century. To mark the 40th anniversary of the Coronation,
James Naughtie presents a debate on the future of the monarchy. With the help of senior politicians, journalists, academics and a representative audience of the public, he explores the arguments of those who believe the monarchy must change fundamentally if it is to play a positive role in the future life of Britain, and those who believe that as an irreplaceable part of our heritage it should reject further calls for change.
Producer Liz Hartford Executive producer David Dickinson


Unknown: James Naughtie
Producer: David Dickinson

: Moviedrome

Alex Cox returns to present another season of films with a cult following.
Stylish and imaginative fantasy from Sam Raimi, director of Evil Dead, starring Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand
When a scientist is hideously disfigured by a vicious gangster attack, he plots an ingenious revenge using his invention of synthetic skin.
Stereo Subtitled
SEE FILMS pages 52-57
Moviedrome producer Nick Freand Jones
MOVIEDROME GUIDE: send cheque/PO for £3.00, payable to B.S.S. to [address removed]


Presenter (Moviedrome): Alex Cox
Moviedrome Producer: Nick Freand Jones
Director: Sam Raimi
Peyton Westlake: Liam Neeson
Julie Hastings: Frances McDormand
Louis Strack Jr: Colin Friels
Robert GDurant: Larry Drake


Concluding part of Edward Bond 's play for television, a meditation on murder, guilt and redemption starring Bernard Hill
Released from prison, Mike struggles to understand his situation and it becomes clear that, for him, the true punishment has only just begun.
Producer Richard Langridge Director Roy Battersby


Unknown: Edward Bond
Unknown: Bernard Hill
Producer: Richard Langridge
Director: Roy Battersby
Mike: Bernard Hill
Vera: Mary Jo Randle
Barry: Bryan Pringle
Smiler: Jonny Lee Miller
Ellen: Mag Giesteed
Frank: George Anton
Olly: Richard Graham

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