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: Open University

6.45 Maths: Partial Differentiation 7433239 7.10 The History of Mathematics 6485351 7.35 Maths: Scalings and Powers

: Westminster

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

: The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

Sci-fi adventure about a prehistoric monster which is awakened when it is thawed out in the Arctic by an atomic bomb test. The rhedosaurus heads south for New York, creating havoc along the way.
Director Eugene Lourie (1953)
SEE FILMS pages 39-44


Director: Eugene Lourie
Tom Nesbitt: Paul Christian
Lee Hunter: Paula Raymond
Professor Elson: Cecil Kellaway
Colonel Evans: Kenneth Tobey
Jacob: Jack Pennick
Captain Jackson: Donald Woods
Corporal Stone: Lee Vancleef
Sergeant Loomis: Steve Brodie
George Ritchie: Ross Elliott
Sergeant Willistead: Ray Hyke
Nesbitt's secretary: Mary Hill
Doctor: Michael Fox
Radar man: Alvin Greenman

: The Fancy

The individual world of the mouse fancier is the focus of this short film.

: Geoffrey Smith's World of Flowers

Few plants have contributed moretothe beauty of our gardens than the delphinium, which Geoffrey Smith describes as "the queen of the herbaceous border".


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Golf: the Open

Live coverage of the second round of the 122nd Open Golf Championship from the Royal St George's Golf Club, Sandwich, Kent.
Defending champion Nick Faldo won his third title at
Muirfield a year ago, but the most successful Open competitor of recent years is undoubtedly American veteran Tom Watson , who won the trophy five times between
1975 and 1983. Sandwich is a classic windswept seaside links course with a punishing rough, and that could well favour a British player, though another American, Bill Rogers , won herein 1981. Amarkof the modem era's huge increases in sporting rewards is the fact that, in the 99 years since Open golf first came to Sandwich, the prize money pool has increased hugely from 1100 to 9 million. Commentary by Peter Alliss , Bruce Critchley , Alex Hay , Dave Marr , Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon. Introduced by Steve Rider.


Unknown: Nick Faldo
Unknown: Tom Watson
Unknown: Bill Rogers
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Bruce Critchley
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Commentary By: Dave Marr
Commentary By: Clive Clark
Commentary By: Mike Hughesdon.
Introduced By: Steve Rider.

: Penny Crayon

Animation. Bored in class, Penny draws a white rabbit and enters a wonderland all of her own. (Rpt)

: Puppydog Tales

Animation. The adventures of four small dogs. Today, Ruff's graffiti skills are a cause of irritation. Narrated by Victoria Wood.


Unknown: Victoria Wood.

: Jumpcuts

A preview of the weekend's OU programmes.

: Golf: the Open

Further coverage of the second round from the Royal St
George's Club at Sandwich.
2.00pm and 3.00pm News and Weather
Subtitled (news) and at
3.50pm News and Weather Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather
For details see previous page.
As coverage of the golf is live, the following programme may be cancelled.

: What the Papers Say

Presented by Isabel Hilton of The Independent.
A Granada production for BBCtv


Presented By: Isabel Hilton

: First Night of the Proms

The BBC Promenade
Concerts season opens with a performance of Richard Strauss 's dramatic one-act opera live from the Royal Albert Hall in London. Andrew Davis , Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducts this horrific story of obsession, murder and revenge in ancient Greece.
Davis says: "The Proms always end with Land of Hope and Glory, but this year we begin by entering a land of despair and gore through Richard Strauss 's inimitable adaptation of Greek tragedy. One hundred continuous minutes of the composer at his most powerful - sung by an exceptionally strong cast - should ensure a chilling and thrilling start to this great festival."
Introduced by James Naughtie. (soprano)
With the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Singers. Director Brian Large
Series producer Peter Maniura
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCASTwith Radio 3: forfull cast list seepage 102.


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Introduced By: James Naughtie.
Director: Brian Large
Producer: Peter Maniura
Elektra: Marilyn Zschau
Clytemnestra: Eva Randova (mezzo-Soprano)
Orestes: Willard White (bass Baritone)
Chrysothemis: Deborah Voigt (soprano)
Aegisthus: William Cochran (tenor)

: One Foot in the Past

This week's programme includes an exclusive visit by Lucinda Lambton to the gothic wonders of Sir George Gilbert Scott's Midland Grand Hotel at
St Pancras Station in London. It is currently receiving a million face-lift and may possibly open as a hotel again if St Pancras becomes the terminus for the channel tunnel. With Kirsty Wark. Series producer Sally Angel
Executive producer Roland Keating


Unknown: Lucinda Lambton
Unknown: Sir George Gilbert
Unknown: Kirsty Wark.
Producer: Roland Keating

: The Brain Drain

Jimmy Mulville presides over this humorous antidote to
Question Time in which a panel of comedians answer questions hurled at them by the studio audience, viewers and strategically planted guests. Director John F D Northover Producer Dan Patterson
A Hat Trick production for BBCtv
QUESTIONS: if you would like to put a question, write to [address removed].


Unknown: Jimmy Mulville
Producer: Dan Patterson

: Newsnight

With Sue Cameron.

: Later with Jools Holland

In the last programme in the current series, Jools Holland is joined by soul legend AI Green who performs a mixture of his classics and new material from his forthcoming comeback album. Plus full supporting cast. Direct orjanet Fraser Crook Producer Mark Cooper


Unknown: Jools Holland
Producer: Mark Cooper

: Weathervlew

: Rock Docs

On Tour with the Osmonds
The series of classic rock documentaries continues with a fly-on-the-wall rockumentary from 1974 capturing the hysteria which surrounded those ultimate teen idols and devout Mormons, the Osmonds. When dozens of weeny-boppers fell from the balcony at
London's Heathrow Airport, the cameras were there. When the concert at Manchester was stopped, the cameras were there. And for ten days during their tour of Britain, wherever Alan, Wayne, Merrill, Jay,
Donny and little Jimmy went, the cameras were there, too. Director Alan Bell
Executive producer Roger Mills


Producer: Roger Mills

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