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: Open University

6.40 Organic Chemistry: It's Only Plastic 2527353 7.05 Maths:
Modelling DrugTherapy
7.30 Venice and Antwerp: Forms of Religion 3150570 7.55 Images: the Surface of Mars 9041696 8.20
Biology: Plant Growth Regulators 1379402 8.45 Build a Better
Business: Selling 6257402 9.10
Ecology: Controlling Pests
9.35 Geology: From Snowdon to the Sea 2758266 10.00 Richard II: Character of a King 2007537 10.25 Mechanics: Work and Energy
3634599 10.50 Women Artists: Outside In Three women artists, from very different backgrounds, talk about their life and work.
1184119 11.15 Putting ITin its
Place 2978632 11.40Workingwith Systems: Diagrams
12.05 Testing Teachers? A look at two very different approaches to staff development through the experiences of teachers.
12.30 Open Advice: the Quiet
Revolution Andy Kershaw reports on how universities are preparing students forthe world of work. 2484599 12.55 Modern Art-Jackson Pollock A debate between art historian T J Clark and art critic Michael Fried about the meaning of Pollock's work
1.20 Genetics: Patterns of Evolution 21988889 1.45 Learning for All: a Community College
FollowingtheexperiencesofDawn, a wheelchair user, as she leaves special school to go to college.
(Subtitled) 19053599 2.10
Introduction to Psychology: Autism 14492599 2.35Picturingthe
Modern City What can be leamt about modem city life from the work of early photographs and films?


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Jackson Pollock
Unknown: Michael Fried

: Cricket: Sixth Test and Golf

Further live coverage of the third day's play from the Oval.
Action from the English Open in Coventry.
CATCH OF THE SERIES: [number removed]calls are charged at 36p cheap rate and 48p at all other times (likely length of call 2 minutes). Forcompetition rules send sae to: [address removed]

: Athletics

Further live coverage of the World Athletics Championships from Stuttgart.
6.35 3,000m steeplechase final
6.55 Women's 4x400m first round
7.15 Men's 4x400m first round
Kenya are favourites to win the steeplechase - Moses Kiptanui was world champion in Tokyo, and in Barcelona Matthew Birir took Olympic gold. Introduced by Desmond Lynam.


Unknown: Moses Kiptanui
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.

: Small Objects of Desire

The extraordinary history of everyday objects.
The Light Bulb. The most popular source of artificial light had its early detractors. Yet the design proved so successful that it has been little changed in the past 100 years. Producer Peter Simpson
Series producer Peter Grimsdale


Producer: Peter Simpson
Producer: Peter Grimsdale

: News and Sport

With Philip Hayton. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Rhythms of the World

Dancing with the Incas
A look at the most popular sounds of the Andes - Huayno and Chicha music - seen through the lives of professional musicians and ordinary people.
American film-maker John Cohen spent six months in Peru, often filming in areas under the control of the Shining Path guerrilla group. This is a portrait of a people faced with political and economic turmoil yet still managing to survive. Series editors Nigel Finch and Anthony Wall


Unknown: John Cohen
Editors: Nigel Finch
Editors: Anthony Wall

: Teenage Diaries

Wet Dreams
Gabriel Davies dreams of surfing in Hawaii but has to make do with the polluted waves off England's north-east coast. But now he has an unexpected invitation to compete in South Africa.
His video diary captures the struggle to balance his sporting passion with the need to get his A-levels as insurance for the future.


Producer: Gabe Solomon
Series Producer: Bob Long

: Nice Town

Another chance to see this three-part drama by Guy Hibbert. It combines soap-opera storylines with a surreal imagination to tell a story of families, sexual politics and children.
Starring Paul McGann Josette Simon
1: Immaculate Conception. When big-hearted Joe discovers the pain infertility is causing his brother Paul, he suggests to Paul's wife that he act as secret sperm donor.
Producer Hilary Salmon Director Pedr James


Unknown: Guy Hibbert.
Unknown: Paul McGann
Unknown: Josette Simon
Producer: Hilary Salmon
Director: Pedr James
Joe Thompson: Paul McGann
Frankie Thompson: Josette Simon
Linda Thompson: Gwyneth Strong
Paul Thompson: Philip Davis
Jean Thompson: Doreen Mantle
Bill Thompson: Allan Surtees
Aunt Peggy: Judy Cornwell
Peter Dobson: Bernard Horsfall
Rosemary Dobson: Brigit Forsyth
Nigel Dobson: Noah Huntley

: Mishima

Biographical drama starring Ken Ogata Yukio Mishima was a controversial Japanese playwright and novelist obsessed with Samurai ethics and militarism. This re-creation of his life combines dramatisations of Mishima's early life and of his work with the dramatic events of one day. In English and Japanese with English subtitles. Director Paul Schrader (1985)
SEE FILMS pages 25 31


Unknown: Ken Ogata
Unknown: Yukio Mishima
Director: Paul Schrader

: On the Air

Comedy series from David Lynch and Mark Frost.
A desperate Bud Budwaller finds a replacement for the Great Presidio.


Unknown: David Lynch
Unknown: Mark Frost.
Unknown: Bud Budwaller

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