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: Open University

6.45 Maths Methods: Vibration Absorbers 7760335 7.10
Statistics: Normal Distribution 6656847 7.35 Maths: Conies

: Westminster

A report on yesterday's proceedings in both Houses of Parliament.

: The Bells of St Mary's

Musical drama starring
Bing Crosby Ingrid Bergman
Crosby reprises the role he created for Going My Way in this sentimental sequel, which was the top US box-office hit of 1945, about an attempt to find new accommodation for a proud but run-down school.
Songs include Adeste Fidelis , O, Sanctissima and Aren You Glad You're You.
Director Leo McCarey (1945)


Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Unknown: Adeste Fidelis
Director: Leo McCarey
Father O'Malley: Bing Crosby
Sister Superior: Ingrid Bergman
Mr Bogardus: Henry Travers
Patsy: Joan Carroll
Sister Michael: Ruth Donnelly
Eddie: Dickie Tyler
Mrs Breen: Lina O'Connor
Dr McKay: Rhys Williams

: Song of Norway

Biography of Scandinavian composer
Edvard Grieg. Magnificent
Norwegian landscapes provide the backdrop for this family musical which features an impressive supporting cast.
With a score based on Grieg's music and performed by the London Symphony Orchestra.
Director Andrew LStone (l 970)
SEE FILMS pages 33-38


Unknown: Edvard Grieg.
Director: Andrew Lstone
Edvard Grieg: Toralv Maurstad
Nina Grieg: Florence Henderson
Therese Berg: Christina Schollin
Rikard Nordraak: Frank Poretta
Bjornsterne Bjomson: Harry Secombe
Berg: Robert Morley
Krog Stad: Edward G Robinson
Mrs Bjornson: Elizabeth Larner
Engstrand: Oscar Homolka
Henrik Ibsen: Frederick Jaeger
Franz Liszt: Henry Gilbert
Hans Christian Andersen: Richard Wordsworth

: Penny Crayon

Animation. Penny uses her magic crayons to conjure up ghosts to help her magician uncle. (Rpt)

: Puppydog Tales

Animation. The adventures of four small dogs. Today, Ruff thinks he is plain and becomes jealous of Rosie and Co.
Narrated by Victoria Wood.


Unknown: Victoria Wood.

: Living on the Land

Featuring George Lane Fox , the ninth generation of his family to be landlord of Bramham Park, near Leeds, one of the great estates of Yorkshire. When George Lane Fox returned from the army, a few years before this programme was first broadcast in 1978, the job of landlord had changed greatly. This film, narrated by Deryck Guyler , looks at the way he went about his work. Rpt


Unknown: George Lane Fox
Unknown: George Lane
Unknown: Deryck Guyler

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Jumpcuts
A preview of the weekend's OU programmes.

: Golf

The Bell's Scottish Open from Gleneagles. Live coverage from the closing holes. For the first time there will be coverage from the ninth green all the way to the finish.
3.00pm News and Weather Subtitled (news) and at
3.50pm News and Weather Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: The Beast of Hollow Mountain

I Sci-fi western.
Legend has it that a monster lives in the Hollow Mountain, in Mexico. When rancher Jimmy Ryan finds some of his cattle dead at the foot of the mountain, he makes a chilling discovery.
Director Edward Nassour (1956) SEE FILMS pages 33-38


Unknown: Jimmy Ryan
Director: Edward Nassour
Jimmy Ryan: Guy Madison
Santa: Patricia Medina
Enrique Rios: Eduardo Noriega
Felipe Sanchez: Carlos Rivas

: Parenthood

American comedy series.
Gil gets more than he bargained for when he tries to sort out his father's retirement plan. With Ed Begleyjr , Jayne Atkinson.


Unknown: Ed Begleyjr
Unknown: Jayne Atkinson.

: What the Papers Say

Presented by Mark Lawson of The Independent. A Granada production for BBCtv


Presented By: Mark Lawson

: Not Proven - That Bastard Verdict?

Scotland's unique "not proven" verdict is in the dock, charged with being illogical and unjust. Yet the Royal Commission on Criminal Justice in England and Wales is considering the verdict as part of its review designed to prevent further miscarriages of justice. Is not proven, as Sir Walter Scott described it, a "bastard verdict" bringing Scottish law into disrepute? George Hume reports. Producer Dennis Cosgrove
EditorVal Atkinson


Unknown: Walter Scott
Unknown: George Hume
Producer: Dennis Cosgrove
Unknown: Editorval Atkinson

: Gardeners' World

News from the Hampton Court International Flower Show; and a celebration of the bicentenary of the birth of poet and gardener John Clare.
Series producer Laurence Vulliamy Executive producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst TV production for BBCtv


Unknown: John Clare.
Producer: Laurence Vulliamy
Producer: Tony Laryea

: Alas Smith and Jones

Comedy from 1984 with Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones.
Witness Margaret Thatcher 's finest hour and sample the exciting qualities of real ale. Director/Producer Martin Shardlow


Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones.
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Producer: Martin Shardlow

: One Foot in the Past

This week: restoration or innovation? Controversial plans for the future of St George's
Hall, Windsor Castle; Lucinda Lambton salutes another heritage hero; and a visit to Northern Ireland's latest multi-media visitors' centre at
Navan, the ancient mound in Armagh. With Kirsty Wark. Series producer Sally Angel
Executive producer Roland Keating


Unknown: Lucinda Lambton
Unknown: Kirsty Wark.
Producer: Roland Keating

: The Brain Drain

Tony Hawks and Jo Brand head a panel of comedians to answer your questions.
Jimmy Mulville presides. Director John F D Northover Producer Dan Patterson
A Hat Trick production for BBCtv
QUESTIONS: write to the Brain Drain researchers. Hat Trick Productions, 10 Livonia Street. London W 1 V 3PH.


Unknown: Jo Brand
Unknown: Jimmy Mulville
Producer: Dan Patterson

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Later with Jools Holland

This week's guests include Paul Weller , formerly of the Jam and the Style Council; Irish folk group Clannad; and new singer-songwriter Lena Fiagre. DirectorJanet Fraser Crook Producer Mark Cooper


Unknown: Paul Weller
Songwriter: Lena Fiagre.
Producer: Mark Cooper

: Weathervlew

: Rock Docs

Leonard Cohen :
Songs from a Life
This Omnibus film follows the songwriter and poet on his recent sell-out world tour.
Filmed in London, Paris,
Athens and New York with his eight-piece band, the bleak bard of 70s bedsits is revealed as a witty, humorous artist. Director Bob Portway Producer John Archer


Unknown: Leonard Cohen
Director: Bob Portway
Producer: John Archer

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