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: Open University

6.40 Food Technology: Today's Beef 9293838 7.05 Maths:
Networks and Matrices
7.30 The Structure of Solids
1777884 7.55 The Work of a Family Centre 4881906 8.20 Diabetes -
Restoringthe Balance
8.45 The Victorian High Church 4642258 9.10 Materials: Engine Design 8782109 9.35 Science
SummerSchool 7139635 10.00
Seville in the 16th Century
10.25 Psychology: Personnel Selection 6387548 10.50
"Dialogue in the Dark" by Michael Ignatieff 2722161 11.15TV-
Images, Messages and Ideologies 9177529 12.05 Pathfinding in the Brain 9531513 12.30 Creative
Management: Visioning
12.55 Le Corbusier and the Villa La Roche 3310277 1.20 A Portable Computer Industry: the UK or Taiwan? 35987548 1.450rson
Welles and "The War of the Worlds" 87524109 2.10 Electronics: Global Firms – Shrinking Worlds
2.35 Energyfrom Waste


Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

: Laura Lansing Slept Here

Comedy starring Katharine Hepburn
Accused of being out of touch with "real people", millionaire novelist Laura Lansing accepts a bet that she can survive life as the house guest of a normal family. But for them, "normal" will never be quite the same again. Director George Schaefer (1988)
SEE FILMS pages 67-72


Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: Laura Lansing
Director: George Schaefer
Laura Lansing: Katharine Hepburn
Melody Gomphers: Karen Austin
Walter Gomphers: Joel Higgins
Conway: Nicholas Surovy
Annette Gomphers: Schuyler Grant
Doris: Brenda Forbes
Malcolm Gomphers: Kyle Comber
Walter Jr: Sean Harmon
Larry Baumgartner: Lee Richardson
Howard: Kevin McNulty

: Cricket: Second Test

England v Australia
Further coverage from Lord's. TV presentation Alan Griffiths
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie
Coverage from Lord's of the final session of play on the third day, as England and Australia continue their battle for the Ashes.


Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Scrutiny

A weekly report on the activities of the parliamentary select committees, presented by Michael Fairbairn. Editor Matthew Morris


Presented By: Michael Fairbairn.
Editor: Matthew Morris

: News and Sport

With Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Cardiff Singer of the World

An international career could await the winner of tonight's final, broadcast live. The evening is the culmination of an extraordinary week in which the worlds of opera and Lieder have come to Cardiff for the sixth of the biennial competitions organised by BBC Wales. The finalists will be the survivors from the 25 hopefuls who started out a week ago.
Finnish soprano Karita Mattila and Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky are just two of the previous winners who have since climbed to the top of their profession. Natalie Wheen and lain Burnside summarise and discuss the verdicts of the judges, who include
Joan Sutherland ; pianist David Owen Norris looks at the Lieder competition and Marilyn Home takes time out from her duties as one of the adjudicators to give masterclasses.
With the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra conducted by Guido Ajmone-Marsan .
Director Humphrey Burton
Producer Christina Macaulay
Event sponsored by British Petroleum


Baritone: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Pianist: Joan Sutherland
Pianist: David Owen
Unknown: Marilyn Home
Conducted By: Guido Ajmone-Marsan
Director: Humphrey Burton
Producer: Christina MacAulay

: Golf

Live coverage of the third round of the US Open Golf Championship. The second major tournament in the golfing calendar, following April's Masters at Augusta,
Georgia, is being held this year at Baltusrol, New Jersey. Last year seven Europeans managed to survive the Friday-night cut and Scottish Ryder Cup player Colin Montgomerie, who at one tantalising stage was the leader in the clubhouse after a magnificent last-round 70 giving him a level-par 288, was eventually nudged into third place behind winner Tom Kite and second-placed Jeff Sluman. With commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley and Dave Marr. Introduced by Steve Rider.


Unknown: Tom Kite
Unknown: Jeff Sluman.
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Dave Marr.
Introduced By: Steve Rider.

: The Trial

Drama based on Franz Kafka's novel, directed, written by and starring Orson Welles
Also starring Anthony Perkins

Josef K is woken one morning by police officers who announce he is under arrest, but refuse to specify his crime. It is the beginning of a waking nightmare for K as he enters the bewildering and terrifying bureaucracy of the law.
(1963) B/W
SEE FILMS pages 67-72


Based on the novel by: Franz Kafka
Written and directed by: Orson Welles
Advocate: Orson Welles
Josef K: Anthony Perkins
Miss Burstner: Jeanne Moreau
Leni: Romy Schneider
Hilda: Elsa Martinelli
Block: Akim Tamiroff
Inspector A: Arnold Ofoa
First Assistant Inspector: William Kearns
Second Assistant Inspector: Jess Hahn
Miss Pittl: Suzanne Flon
Mrs Grubach: Madelaine Robinson
Courtroom guard: Wolfgang Reichmann
Bert: Thomas Holtzmann
Irmie: Maydra Shore
Uncle Max: Max Haufler
Titorelli: William Chappell
Chief clerk: Fernand Ledoux
Deputy manager: Maurice Teynac
Priest: Michael Lonsdale
Examiningmagistrate: Max Buchsbaum
Policemen: Jean-Claude Remoleux
Policemen: Raoul Delfosse
Man in leather: Karl Studer

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