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: Open University

6.15 American History: the Selling of the New Deal 1328955 6.40
Introduction to Pure Maths: Cosets 9424706 7.05 The Industry of Culture 6843936 7.30 Databases: Relational Concepts 1908752 7.55 Innovation on the Rail 40128748.20
"Hamlet" in Rehearsal
8.45 Learningfor All: the Write to Choose Subtitled

: Thundercats

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

: Jonny Briggs

A serial in 13 episodes, from a story by Joan Eadington.
Jonny has finished his kite design but the twins and Albert have their own plans.


Story By: Joan Eadington.
Jonny: Richard Holian
Mam: Jane Lowe
Dad: Leslie Schofield
Albert: Tommy Robinson

: The Movie Game

Presented by Jonathon Morris.


Presented By: Jonathon Morris.

: Rugrats

Cartoon fun with the babies.

: Grange Hill

Another chance to see the second series, originally shown in 1979. 2: How can Benny prove he didn't steal the money?
Written and devised by Phil Redmond


Unknown: Phil Redmond
Benny Green: Terry Suepatt
Tucker Jenkins: Todd Carty
Judy Preston: Abigail Arundel
TrishaYates: Michelle Herbert

: Blue Peter Omnibus

The best from last week.

: The O Zone

Fast-moving music magazine. Today's edition includes singer Neneh Cherry.


Guest: Neneh Cherry

: Around Westminster

The south east's political review. Presented by Susannah Simons , with reports by Jonathan Beale and Tim Friend.


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

: South of Westminster

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


Presented By: Bruce Parker.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Football l.OOMotorSport
1.20 Athletics and Swimming
2.00 Tennis
4.00 Athletics
6.00 Swimming
Stella Artois Grass Court
Championships from Queen's Club, London. Live coverage of the final of the traditional pre- Wimbledon tournament. Commentary by John Barrett and Mark Cox.
Pearl British Championships from Crystal Palace. With the World Championships in Stuttgart just two months away, Britain's top track and field stars will all be competing on this second day.
Commentary by David Coleman , Stuart Storey ,
Paul Dickenson and Brendan Foster.
Mycil National Championships from Sheffield. European
Championship places are at stake as well as the much-coveted national titles.
Commentary by Hamilton Bland, Andy Jameson and Adrian Moorhouse.
Italian Cup Final from Rome. Highlights of the first leg between AS Roma, who knocked out giants Milan in the semi-finals, and Torino, who beat Juventus. Commentary by Gerald Sinstadt.
Motor Racing
Round six of the British
Formula 3 Championship from Silverstone. Commentary by Murray Walker.
Television presentation: Athletics Martin Webster Swimming Alastair Scott


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Mark Cox.
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Stuart Storey
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson
Commentary By: Brendan Foster.
Unknown: Andy Jameson
Unknown: Adrian Moorhouse.
Commentary By: Gerald Sinstadt.
Commentary By: Murray Walker.
Unknown: Alastair Scott

: The Money Programme

Another report from the business, finance and economics worlds.
Editor Jane Ellison


Editor: Jane Ellison

: Transfigured Night

Schoenberg's late-romantic string sextet Verklarte Nacht, written by the Austrian composer in 1899. It is given a surreal visual interpretation here by Adrian Marthaler , who filmed the Brodsky String Sextet, musicians from the Basel Symphony Orchestra and a cast of actors and dancers in the waiting-room of Basel railway station. James Judd conducts.


Unknown: Adrian Marthaler
Unknown: James Judd

: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT Lawless Youth - Villains or Victims?

Does a crisis of morality lie at the heart of Britain's rising crime rate? The horrific killing of 2-year-old Jamie Bulger earlier this year generated both shock and outrage and caused widespread heartsearching. Tonight's special Public Eye debate is chaired byjeremy Paxman and comes from
Feltham Young Offenders' Institution.
The debate, which rounds off BBC2's Crime and Punishment season asks what can be done to persuade young people to respect the law. The audience includes offenders, victims, church leaders, police and social workers. They offer strongly contrasting views on how the escalating problem can be successfully tackled. Producer Sam Collyns
Editor Peter Horrocks


Unknown: Jamie Bulger
Producer: Sam Collyns
Editor: Peter Horrocks

: Grand Prix

Extended coverage of today's race in Montreal. Although the Gilles Villeneuve circuit is possibly the toughest test on the calendar, the Williams team should prove superior in speed and reliability and McLaren's Ayrton Senna , unexpectedly heading the championship after his record win in Monaco, will struggle to maintain his championship lead over Alain Prost and Damon Hill.
Commentary by Murray Walker and James Hunt Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside


Unknown: Gilles Villeneuve
Unknown: Ayrton Senna
Unknown: Alain Prost
Unknown: Damon Hill.
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: James Hunt
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Producer: Jim Reside

: Moviedrome

Alex Cox introduces a film double-bill in the season of cult movies. Subtitled
Escape from Alcatraz
Prison drama starring Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan
Alcatraz - "the Rock", America's highest security prison where only the toughest convicts are sent, and from which no one can escape. But Frank Morris a habitual escapee, is determined that Alcatraz's bars and walls will never hold him.
Director Don Siegel (1979)
SEE FILMS pages 43-50

A Man Escaped
A Suspense drama.
Condemned to death by the Nazis, Fontaine, a young Resistance fighter, begins to engineer an escape from the notorious Fort de Montluc. A French film with English subtitles.
Written and directed by Robert Bresson
SEE FILMS pages 43-50
Moviedrome producer Nick Freand Jones
MOVIEDROME GUIDE: send cheque/PO for £3.00, payable to BSS, to [address removed].


Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: Clint Eastwood
Unknown: Patrick McGoohan
Unknown: Frank Morris
Director: Don Siegel
Directed By: Robert Bresson
Producer: Nick Freand Jones
Frank Morris: Clint Eastwood
Warden: Patrick McGoohan
Doc: Roberts Blossom
Clarence Anglin: Jack Thibeau
John Anglin: Fred Ward
English: Paul Benjamin
Fontaine: François Leterrier
Jost: Charles Leclainche
Priest: Roland Monod
Orsini: Jacques Ertaud
Blanchet: Maurice Beerblock
Hebrard: Jean-Paul Delamare

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