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: Open University

6.40 Non-Euclidean Geometry 7207816 7.05 Music: Harmonic Analysis 6160090 7.30 The
Changing Face of Poverty
7.55 El Escorial: Palace,
Monastery and Mausoleum
4432106 8.20 Tradingto European Standards 6544903 8.45 Learning at Work - a Question of Balance?

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

With Philippa Forrester.
Cartoon fun. Rpt

: Jonny Briggs

Another chance to see an episode from the second series, originally shown in 1986. The rustling noises continue, and Albert is in disgrace.
Written by Valerie Georgeson , from a story byJoanEadington


Written By: Valerie Georgeson
Jonny: Richard Holian
Mam: Jane Lowe
Dad: Leslie Schofield
Rita: Sue Devaney
Mavis: Debbie Norris
Albert: Tommy Robinson
Humphrey: Jeremy Austin

: System 93

Herman the computer character hosts an international game show with a difference.

: Rugrats

Cartoon fun with the group of babies who view the world at carpet-level. Stereo

: Grange Hill

Another episode from the second series, originally shown in 1979. There is a child-molester in the area, but Cathy still takes the short cut home.
Episode written by Alan Janes


Written By: Alan Janes

: F O T

False or True - that's the decision the young contestants have to make as they watch fictional and factual film clips.

: What's that Noise

The Tracy Brothers visit Liverpool, the home of the Beatles, and find that there is more to the city than just the Fab Four. Rpt Stereo

: The OZone

Today's edition of the music magazine goes backstage as top band Take That prepare for a benefit concert in Manchester.

: Around Westminster

The south east region's political review.
Presented by Jonathan Beale with reports by Tim Friend and Philippa Thomas.


Presented By: Jonathan Beale
Unknown: Tim Friend
Unknown: Philippa Thomas.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider.
Provisional Timetable
12.30 Cricket
12.45 German Grand Prix
1.40 Cricket
3.40 Motorsport
4.00 Cricket
Cricket: Fourth Test
England v Australia
Continued live coverage from Headingley of the fourth day's play in the fourth Cornhill
Insurance Test. Of 20 previous contests at the Leeds ground, each side has won six Tests with eight drawn. England, despite their poor start to the series, can take comfort in the fact that they have won four of the last six matches at
Headingley, including the memorable 1981 Test, thanks to remarkable performances from Ian Botham and Bob Willis. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Jack Bannister ,
Ray Illingworth , Geoff Boycott and Tony Lewis.
German Grand Prix
From Hockenheim. Live coverage of the tenth race in this year's Formula 1 championship is shared with BBC1. After his success at
Silverstone, Alain Prost will be strongly favoured to win what would be only his second German Grand Prix.
Commentary by Murray Walker. Continued at 1.30pm on BBC 1.
Motor Racing
Round 9 of the Auto-trader
British Touring Car
Championship from Silverstone.


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Bob Willis.
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Geoff Boycott
Unknown: Tony Lewis.
Unknown: Alain Prost
Commentary By: Murray Walker.

: Summer Wildlife

The Mouse's Tale. This is the story of a few of the mice living in and around a cottage in the south of England. The cheeky house mouse keeps one jump ahead of cat and trap. The dormouse faces hazards of a different sort: first the all-night ordeal of emerging from hibernation, then the touching moment when it struggles to give birth to its first baby.
Narrator David Attenborough. Producer Dilys Breese


Narrator: David Attenborough.
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Rough Guide to the World's Islands

Jamaica. A visit to the sights and sounds of Kingston, the rural town of Mandeville and the bustling resort of Montego Bay. Producer Dele Oniya
Series producer Dave Stewart


Producer: Dave Stewart

: The Prize

Documentary series telling the dramatic story of the oil industry. War and Oil. In battle Rommel swept all before him, but the Desert Fox was running on empty and his advance bogged down for lack of fuel. At
Stalingrad, Pearl Harbor and Midway the story was the same. In the Second World War, oil often determined the difference between victory and defeat. Producer Ben Loeterman
Series producer William Cran
An In Vision/Majestic production for BBCtv


Unknown: Desert Fox
Producer: Ben Loeterman
Producer: William Cran

: Summer Dance

Five programmes celebrating the work of distinguished choreographers.
Balanchine Double Bill
To open this season, a portrait of George Balanchine , who died ten years ago. New York City Ballet, the company he founded, performs Serenade, danced to Tchaikovsky's
Serenade for string orchestra, and Western Symphony, his tribute to the wild west. Director Thomas Grimm


Unknown: George Balanchine
Director: Thomas Grimm

: German Grand Prix

Highlights of today's race from Hockenheim, one of the fastest circuits of the grand prix season. Will Damon Hill be able to improve on his outstanding performance at Silverstone? Commentary by Murray Walker and Jonathan Palmer. Producer Mark Wilkin


Unknown: Damon Hill
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: Jonathan Palmer.
Producer: Mark Wilkin

: Moviedrome

Two more cult movies are introduced by Alex Cox.
Rebel without a Cause
Classic drama starring
James Dean
Natalie Wood
Jim is a new kid in town with a lot to prove and parents who don't understand him.
Director Nicholas Ray (1955)
SEE FILMS pages 37-42


Introduced By: Alex Cox.
Unknown: James Dean
Unknown: Natalie Wood
Director: Nicholas Ray
Jim: James Dean
Judy: Natalie Wood
Jim 's father: Jim Backus
Jim's mother: Ann Doran
Judy's father: William Hopper
Judy'smother: Rochelle Hudson
Buzz: Corey Allen
Plato: Sal Mineo
Goon: Dennis Hopper

: Two Hundred Motels

An experimental film starring
Frank Zappa Ringo Starr
Frank Zappa 's revolutionary "rockumentary" features himself, the group Mothers of Invention and a host of other musical talents.
Director Frank Zappa (1971)
SEE FILMS pages 37-42
Moviedrome producer Nick Freand Jones MOVIEDROME GUIDE: send cheque/PO for £3.00. payable to BSS to
[address removed]


Unknown: Frank Zappa
Unknown: Ringo Starr
Unknown: Frank Zappa
Director: Frank Zappa
Producer: Nick Freand Jones
Frank Zappa: Himself
Larry the Dwarf: Ringo Starr
Ranee Muhammitz: Theodore Bikel
Bif Debris: Jimmy Preston
Cowboy Burtram: Jimmy Carl Black

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