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: Open University

6.45 Maths Models and Methods: The Examination 2893348 7.10 The History of Mathematics:
Geometry 7318232 7.35 Maths: Complex Numbers

: Ghostwriter

To the Light (part 5). Rob and Lisa are rescued.

: Michael Barry's Choice Cuts

Recipes from Food and Drink.
Today: soups. Rpt

: Town Portraits

Helmsley, North Yorkshire.

: The Woman on Pier 13

Melodrama about a happily-married executive who finds his contented lifestyle threatened by an old friend.
Director Robert Stevenson (1950)


Director: Robert Stevenson
Nan Collins: Laraine Day
Brad Collins: Robert Ryan
Don Lowry: John Agar
Vanning: Thomas Gomez

: Road to Rio

Musical comedy.
After wrecking a carnival with their high-wire act, two musicians escape the owner's wrath by stowing away on an ocean liner.
Director Norman Z McLeod (1947)
SEE FILMS pages 24-28


Director: Norman Z McLeod
Scat Sweeney: Bing Crosby
Hot Lips Barton: Bob Hope
Lucia Maria deAndrade: Dorothy Lamour
Catherine Vail: Gale Sondergaard

: Laurel and Hardy Double Bill Night Owls

A policeman desperate to make an arrest bribes two tramps to break into a house.
Director James Parrott 1930) B/W
And at 12. 10pm Dirty Work
Stan and Ollie get in a mess on a "simple" chimney-sweeping job. Director Lloyd French (1933)
SEE FILMS pages 24-28


Director: James Parrott

: The Great Palace - the Story of Parliament

Last in the series.
People of the Palace. The world of Parliament's back-up staff.

: Joshua Jones

Animation. Rpt

: Puppydog Tales

Animation. Rpt

: Exploring Photography

Today: landscapes. Rpt

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Jumpcuts
OU preview.

: First 11

Novelist Frederic Raphael on John Constable 's painting
The Hay Wain. Rpt


Unknown: Frederic Raphael
Unknown: John Constable

: Racing

From Newbury.
2.40 Newbury Racecourse Chiropractic Clinic Handicap Stakes (abt 1 ¼m)
3. 10 Gardner Merchant
Hungerford Stakes (abt 7f 64yds)
3.40 Washington SingerStakes (7f straight)
4.10 KD Marketing Sellmore Maiden Fillies Stakes (abt 6f)
Introduced by Julian Wilson. Producer Malcolm Kemp
Including at
3.00pm News and Weather Subtitled (news)


Introduced By: Julian Wilson.
Producer: Malcolm Kemp

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: The Caddy

Sporting comedy starring Jerry Lewis Dean Martin
Harvey Miller gets nervous when he plays golf in public. So he coaches his pal Joe, while standing in as his caddy.
Director Norman Taurog (1953)
SEE FILMS pages24 28


Unknown: Jerry Lewis
Unknown: Dean Martin
Unknown: Harvey Miller
Director: Norman Taurog
Harvey Miller: Jerry Lewis
Joe Anthony: Dean Martin
Kathy Taylor: Donna Reed
Lisa: Barbara Bates

: Drums across the River

Western starring Audie Murphy Crown City is a played-out mining town. Across the river, there lies a vast reserve of gold - but it is situated in Indian territory.
Director Nathan Juran (1954) SEE FILMS pages 24-28


Director: Nathan Juran
Gary Brannon: Audie Murphy
Jennie Marlowe: Lisa Gaye
Frank Walker: Lyle Bettger
Sam Brannon: Walter Brennan

: Animation Now

Carried Away. Animation from the National Film Board of Canada.

: Parenthood

Gil and family find a raccoon under the sink. With Ed Begley.


Unknown: Ed Begley.

: What the Papers Say

A weekly review and analysis of the national press.
A Granada production for BBCtv

: All Black

Series investigating issues of particular significance to the black community in Britain. Bad Behaviour
More and more children are being excluded from school, some of them permanently. But the problem is particularly bad among African-Caribbean children - schools are excluding four times as many black pupils as the rest. Is the education of African-Caribbean students being compromised as schools fight to compete for a good position in the government's league tables? Producer Colette Casey
Series producer Charles Bruce


Producer: Colette Casey
Producer: Charles Bruce

: Gardeners' World

In her own Jurassic park in Surrey, Liz Rigbey uncovers some of the world's oldest plants; Nick Wray looks at plants that can be grown in the unlikeliest of places; and Lynda Brown harvests the rewards from her cooks' garden.
Introduced by Geoff Hamilton. Series producer Laurence Vulliamy Executive producer TonyLaryea
A Catalyst TV production for BBCtv


Unknown: Liz Rigbey
Unknown: Nick Wray
Unknown: Lynda Brown
Introduced By: Geoff Hamilton.
Producer: Laurence Vulliamy

: Alas Smith and Jones

From the third series in 1986, classic comedy with Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones. Producer John Kilby


Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones.
Producer: John Kilby

: Architecture of the Imagination

How everyday surroundings furnish a landscape of the mind. The Window. A gap in the protective wall, the window allows light to penetrate, but is also the voyeur's ally. The film includes clips from
David Lean 's Great Expectations, Mumau's Nosferatu,
Kieslowski's A Short Film
About Love, Patrice Leconte 's Monsieur Hire and Michael Powell 's Peeping Tom. Director/Producer Mark Kidel
AThird Eye production for BBCtv
(The Window is screened at 11.20pm)


Unknown: David Lean
Unknown: Patrice Leconte
Unknown: Michael Powell
Producer: Mark Kidel

: The Brain Drain

Last in the series in which a panel of comedians answer your questions. With Jimmy Mulville. Director John F D Northover Producer Dan Patterson
A Hat Trick production for BBCtv


Unknown: Jimmy Mulville.
Producer: Dan Patterson

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.

: Weathervlew

: The Window

- To accompany tonight's Architecture of the Imagination documentary, a thriller starring Barbara Hale
Tommy cries "wolf" once too often, so when he witnesses a murder no one believes him.
With Arthur Kennedy ,
Bobby Driscoll , Paul Stewart , Ruth Roman. Director Ted Tetzlaff 1949)
8/W SEE FILMS pages 24-28


Unknown: Barbara Hale
Unknown: Arthur Kennedy
Unknown: Bobby Driscoll
Unknown: Paul Stewart
Unknown: Ruth Roman.
Director: Ted Tetzlaff

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