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: Open University

6.40 Engineering Mechanics:
Vibrations 2025945 7.05 Maths: Complex Numbers 7451991 7.30 Industrial Democracy
7.55 Images: the Crab Nebula
1340228 8.20 Biology: Problems with Ions 1704194 8.45 Brass
Bands in Victorian Britain
9.10 Ecology: the Pine Beauty
5688736 9.35 Rabbits and Chalk Grasslands 2256858 10.00
Mechanics: Structural Components 2505129 10.25 Zimbabwe: Health for All? 3052991 10.50 The Clinical Psychologist 7988151 11.15
Computer Integrated Manufacture in the Workplace 4277264 11.40
Women in Zimbabwe: Breaking Out 9447378 12.05 Picturingthe Modem City 8519026 12.30 Education: Power of the Purse 2802991 12.55 Women Artists:
Outside In 4804194 1.20 Genetics: Patterns of Diversity
1.45 Seasonal Affective Disorder 19471991 2.10Runningthe
Country: Markets and Hierarchies 14810991 2.35 Swedish Science in the 18th Century

: Valentino

Today's Saturday Romance is a film biography of the famous star of the silent screen, starring Anthony Dexter Eleanor Parker
Newly arrived in America, young Italian dancer
Rudy Valentino lands a minor role in a silent movie and falls for the leading lady.
Director Lewis Allen (1951)
SEE FILMS Pages 24-28


Unknown: Anthony Dexter
Unknown: Eleanor Parker
Unknown: Rudy Valentino
Director: Lewis Allen
Rudolph Valentino: Anthony Dexter
Joan Carlisle: Eleanor Parker
William King: Richard Carlson
LilaReyes: Patricia Medina
Luigi: Joseph Calleia
MariaTorres: Dona Drake
Mark Towers: Otto Kruger

: Cricket: Fifth Test and Swimming

Further live coverage of the fifth Test from Edgbaston.
Action from the European
Swimming Championships at Sheffield.

: Eisteddfod

The Stones at Builth
Wales's unique cultural extravaganza of theatre, music, literature and politics ends today. This film explores the eclectic world of the Eisteddfod and examines what makes it the most important event in the nation's calendar.
Producer Christina Macaulay
Executive producer Hilary Boulding


Producer: Christina MacAulay
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: A Picture of Health?

Who Calls the Shots? Difficult and controversial decisions are being made every day in the National Health Service.
Earlier this year, the children's ward at Amersham Hospital, Buckinghamshire was closed. In this programme, the people involved in and affected by the decision voice their opinions.
Producer Rissa de la Paz
BOOKLET: send £2.50, payable to BBC Education, to [address removed].


Producer: Rissa de la Paz

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Rhythms of the World

Silences Emmanuel , better known as Manu Dibango , was born in the Cameroon, West Africa. Like many young Africans in the 1940s and 50s, he went to study in France. Unlike most, he stayed and pursued a career as a musician. In Paris 40 years on, Dibango is the most revered of Africa's musical exiles. His style is a fusion of avant-garde jazz and the makossa dance rhythms of the Cameroon.
In this film, Dibango returns to Africa to look into the history of France and its former colonies.
Director Beatrice Soule
Series editors Nigel Finch and Anthony Wall


Unknown: Silences Emmanuel
Unknown: Manu Dibango
Director: Beatrice Soule
Editors: Nigel Finch
Editors: Anthony Wall

: The Wexford Trilogy

Second of three plays by Billy Roche set in the small town of Wexford in Ireland.
A Handful of Stars
Jimmy Brady and his buddy
Tony frequent the Boker Poker Club, last outpost for chancers, gamblers and misfits. When
Jimmy's romance combusts, he goes on the rampage, forcing the men to take sides.
Producer Emma Burge Director Stuart Burge
An Initial production for BBCtv


Unknown: Billy Roche
Unknown: Jimmy Brady
Producer: Emma Burge
Director: Stuart Burge
Stapler: Liam Cunningham
Tony: Aidan Gillen
Paddy: Gorman
Linda: Dervla Kirwan
Jimmy: Gary Lydon

: Teenage Diaries

The Bad Sax Guide
At 13, Polly is a bright and articulate girl who leads a normal teenage life but develops an extreme terror of school. Confused, she searches for a sympathetic environment in which she can learn. Her diary offers an insight into the life of a teenager impatient with adolescence and is a sensitive record of her desperate attempts to adjust. Producer Emma Read
Series producer Bob Long


Producer: Bob Long

: Manhunter

Thriller starring William Petersen, Brian Cox
An ex-FBI investigator has to solve a series of brutal murders by a killer dubbed the "Tooth Fairy". He enlists the help of Dr Hannibal Lecktor - a brilliant psychotherapist with a taste for human flesh.
SEE FILMS pages 24-28


Director: Michael Mann
Will Graham: William Petersen
Dr Hannibal Lecktor: Brian Cox
Jack Cunningham: Dennis Farina
Molly Graham: Kim Greist
Freddie Lounds: Stephen Lang

: On the Air

Comedy series by David Lynch and Mark Frost. Today, an actor, a gaggle of ducks and a Mayan quartet create havoc.


Unknown: David Lynch
Unknown: Mark Frost.

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