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: Open University

6.40 Klein's Unification of Geometry 2183913 7.05 Child
Development - Social Cognition 7699159 7.30 Databases: Inside
SQL 3716130 7.55 Fontainebleau: the Changing Image of Kingship
3047456 8.20 Black Girls in Search of Learning 1935062 8.45 Open
Forum: New evidence which could explain why dinosaurs became extinct.

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

With Philippa Forrester.
Cartoon fun.

: JonnyBriggs

Another chance to see an episode from the second series, originally shown in 1986. Albert has come up with a bright idea, and the twins have made off with Rita's hat.
Written by Valerie Georgeson , from a story by Joan Eadington Rpt 65593/1


Written By: Valerie Georgeson
Story By: Joan Eadington
Jonny: Richard Holian
Mam: Jane Lowe
Albert: Tommy Robinson

: System 93

Herman the computer hosts an international game show where language is no barrier.

: Rugrats

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

: Grange Hill

Another episode from the second series, originally shown in 197 9. Cathy is upset by her father's surprise appearance, and Madelin Tanner just makes things worse.
Episode written by Margaret Simpson


Unknown: Madelin Tanner
Written By: Margaret Simpson

: F O T

False or true? That's the decision young viewers have to make as they watch a fast-moving mix of fictional and factualfeatures.
For viewers playing at home, the numbers are [number removed] (false). 0[number removed](true) (call costs 20p max), rules from FOT, BBC Audiocall, 80 Wood Lane , London W120TT.


Unknown: Wood Lane

: What's that Noise!

The Tracy Brothers continue their musical quest, today arriving in Bath, where they hear the ethnic rhythms of the Womad festival.

: The O Zone

Fast-moving pop magazine. Today's programme goes behind the scenes at the new Bad Boys Inc video shoot.


Guests: Bad Boys Inc

: Giverny/Seeing Is an Illusion

Two films paying tribute to painters Claude Monet and ReneMagritte.


Unknown: Claude Monet

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider.
Provisional Timetable
12.35 Diving
1.05 Motorcycling
2.10 Diving
4.15 Motorcycling
5.05 Synchronised swimming
5.40 Motorcycling
British Grand Prix from
Donington - the highlight of the domestic motorcycling season. Most attention will be focused on the 500cc race, where
Wayne Rainey , three times world champion, and Texan
Kevin Schwantz continue their great rivalry. Australia's Daryl Beattie and Michael Doohan can also be expected to put on a good show. Commentary by Barry Nutley , Roger Burnett and Steve Parrish.
European Championships from Sheffield. Coverage of the event at Ponds Forge continues with the finals of the synchronised swimming duet discipline. No British duo has claimed the title since 1983, although on the four occasions prior to that Britain had been successful. There's also action from the women's 1m springboard diving.
Commentary by Hamilton
Bland, Lindsey Fraser , Andrea Fountain and Helen Rollason.
Show Jumping
European Championships from Gijon, Spain. Featuring coverage of the individual final. Commentary by Stephen Hadley and Michael Tucker. Producers (Motorcycling) Jim Reside (Swimming) Alastair Scott


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Wayne Rainey
Unknown: Kevin Schwantz
Unknown: Daryl Beattie
Unknown: Michael Doohan
Commentary By: Barry Nutley
Commentary By: Roger Burnett
Commentary By: Steve Parrish.
Unknown: Lindsey Fraser
Unknown: Andrea Fountain
Unknown: Helen Rollason.
Commentary By: Stephen Hadley
Commentary By: Michael Tucker.
Unknown: Alastair Scott

: Rough Guide to the World's Islands Update

New Zealand. This report begins in the North Island port of Auckland, a city obsessed with fitness and sport, where Magenta De Vine and Rajan Datar investigate Maori culture and Polynesian gangs. They move on to the earthquake-threatened city of Wellington and the new-age capital Queenstown, where mysticism is served up with your pizza. Here you can pan for gold, bungy jump or heli-ski. Producer Siobhan Mulholland Series producer Dave Stewart


Unknown: Magenta de Vine
Unknown: Rajan Datar
Producer: Siobhan Mulholland
Producer: Dave Stewart

: The Prize

Documentary series telling the dramatic story of the oil industry. Crude Diplomacy. The 1950s, especially in America, were the years of tail fins, chrome and rock 'n' roll. Fuelled with Middle Eastern oil, gas-guzzling motorists enjoyed a petroleum binge. The price that had to be paid was growing dependence on the volatile region and entanglement in its explosive politics. Producer Peter Bate
Series producer William Cran
An In Vision/Majestic production for BBCtv Colour and B/W


Producer: Peter Bate
Producer: William Cran

: Summer Dance

A short series of programmes celebrating the work of great choreographers.
Ghost Dances and Journey British-born choreographer Christopher Bruce has an international reputation and is in demand by companies from all over the world. Next year, he becomes the artistic director of Britain's Rambert Dance Company. Tonight, the Houston Ballet performs Journey, which he created especially for them as a tribute to the great Danish ballet dancer Erik Bruhn. Also featured is a work he created for the Rambert company,
Ghost Dances. This is one of his most popular and powerful ballets, set to South American folk music and reflecting on the political struggles of Chile. Director Thomas Grimm


Unknown: Christopher Bruce
Unknown: Erik Bruhn.
Director: Thomas Grimm

: Moviedrome

The series of cult movies this week features a double bill of unusual westerns.
Introduced by Alex Cox.
DJango r Starring
Franco Nero
On the US/Mexican border just after the Civil War, Django, an ex-Union soldier who always tows a coffin behind him, becomes involved in a gang war between a group of Ku Klux Klansmen and a posse of Mexican bandits. This Grand Guignol spaghetti western has not been seen in the UK for more than 20 years.
Director Sergio Cortucci (1966)
SEE FILMS pages 31-37


Introduced By: Alex Cox.
Unknown: Franco Nero
Director: Sergio Cortucci
Django: Franco Nero
Maria: Loredana Nusciak
Major Jackson: Jose Bodalo
General Hugo Rodrigues: Angel Alvarez

: Grim Prairie Tales

First showing on network television for this horror western starring Brad Dourif James, Earl Jones.
Late at night in the desert, a rough bounty hunter meets up with an intellectual, nervous clerk travelling east to meet his wife. As they settle in around the camp fire this unlikely pair start to tell each other increasingly terrifying stories, including tales of a cowboy buried alive by Indians and a gunslinger haunted by one of his victims.
See Films: pages 31-37
Moviedrome Guide: send cheque/PO for £3.00, payable to BSS, to [address removed].


Director: Wayne Coe
Moviedrome Producer: Nick Freand Jones
Farley: Brad Dourif
Morrison: James Earl Jones
Lee: Will Hare
Tom: Marc McClure
Arthur: William Atherton
Maureen: Lisa Eichhorn
Jenny: Michelle Joyner
Eva: Wendy Cooke

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