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: Open University

7.05 Maths: Modelling Cranes
7862003 7.30 Urban Development: Gainers and Losers
3996374 7.55 Global Sea-Level 5144080 8.20 Biology: The
Regulation of Flowering
8.45 The Victoria and Albert Museum 6093206 9.10 History of Technology: Soap and Water 5099848 9.35 Datinga Granite
2587770 10.00 Politics. Patriotism and Authority in "Richard II"
2836041 10.25 Computing: Ticket to Fly 3463003 10.50 Health Care - Who Calls the Shots? The closure of a children's ward raises questions about decision-making intheNHS.7287503 11.15The Traditions and the Environment 9604935 12.05 Outsiders In - Muslims in Europe What does it mean to be an immigrant, orthe child of immigrants, in Europe today? Muslims from France,
Germany and Britain speak out.
6985616 12.55 Clement Greenberg on Jackson Pollock 4215206 1.20
Technology: Writing a Report 3196664 2.10 The Developing World: Towards a Better Life
14221003 2.35 Environment: The
Heat Is On


Unknown: Albert Museum
Unknown: Clement Greenberg
Unknown: Jackson Pollock

: Giant

Saga following two generations of a Texan cattle-ranching family, starring Elizabeth Taylor
Rock Hudson , James Dean After a whirlwind marriage to Texan Bick Benedict , the beautiful Leslie heads for the half-million-acre Benedict ranch and a new way of life. But her romantic ideas are challenged by Bick's tyrannical sister Luz and the mysterious and surly young Jett.
Director George Stevens (1956)
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown: Rock Hudson
Unknown: James Dean
Unknown: Bick Benedict
Director: George Stevens
Leslie Benedict: Elizabeth Taylor
Bick Benedict: Rock Hudson
Jett Rink: James Dean
Luz Benedict: Mercedes McCambridge
Luz Benedict II: Carroll Baker
Jordan Benedict III: Dennis Hopper
Angel Obregon III: Sal Mineo
Vashti Snythe: Jane Withers
Uncle Rawley: Chill Wills
Sir David Karfrey: Rod Taylor

: Animation Now

The Studio. An artist and model discuss the nature of creativity. DirectorSuzanneGervais

: James Baldwin: the Price of the Ticket

Powerful and moving story of American writer James Baldwin , told by his family and friends. Including interviews with his brother David, and writers Maya Angelou and William Styron , as well as rarely-seen archive footage.
With Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones ), Ishmael Reed , Bobby Short , David Leeming , Lucien Happersberger , Bernard Hasses and William Cole.
Director Karen Thorsen (1989)
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: James Baldwin
Unknown: Maya Angelou
Unknown: William Styron
Unknown: Amiri Baraka
Unknown: Leroi Jones
Unknown: Ishmael Reed
Unknown: Bobby Short
Unknown: David Leeming
Unknown: Lucien Happersberger
Unknown: Bernard Hasses
Unknown: William Cole.
Director: Karen Thorsen

: News and Sport

With Philip Hayton.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Philip Hayton.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Rhythms of the World

Jorge Ben in Performance
The world music series tonight features a classic concert by Jorge Ben , one of Brazil's finest and most successful singer songwriters. He is one of the architects of the so-called tropicalismo sound. * Director Anthony Wall
Series editors Nigel Finch and Anthony Wall


Unknown: Jorge Ben
Unknown: Jorge Ben
Editors: Nigel Finch
Editors: Anthony Wall

: Teenage Diaries

Last in the current series.
In and Out of Africa
Josephine Okelo lives in Nairobi, Kenya, with her wealthy family. At 17, feeling the need to establish her own identity, she leapt at the chance of a place at Marlborough
College in England. Her film records the experience of her first year.
She was amazed by the freedom she found there, but was dismayed by how little anyone knew about Africa and how much prejudice she had to overcome. This made her question some of her own attitudes, especially to the hundreds of thousands of Somalian refugees living in camps in Kenya. During her Easter holidays she set out to meet some of these refugees. Producer Emma Read
Series producer Bob Long


Producer: Bob Long

: Nice Town

Three-part drama by Guy Hibbert , first shown in November 1992. The serial combines soap-opera storylines with surrealism and tells a story of families and sexual politics. Starring Paul McGann Josette Simon
2: Unto Us a Child Is Born. A rebellion forces Nice Town to give up its secrets.
Producer Hilary Salmon Director Pedr James


Unknown: Guy Hibbert
Unknown: Paul McGann
Unknown: Josette Simon
Producer: Hilary Salmon
Director: Pedr James
JoeThompson: Paul McGann
Frankie Thompson: Josette Simon
Linda Thompson: Gwyneth Strong
Paul Thompson: Philip Davis
JeanThompson: Doreen Mantle
BillThompson: Allan Surtees
Aunt Peggy: Judy Cornwell
Tom Edmonds: Neil Dudgeon
Babs Edmonds: Janet Rawson
Ruth Edmonds: Emma Jane Lavin
Peter Dobson: Bernard Horsfall
Rosemary Dobson: Brigit Forsyth
Nigel Dobson: Noah Huntley

: The Legend of the Holy Drinker

Lyrical drama starring
Rutger Hauer
Andreas, a tramp, meets a stranger who offers him 200 francs. The loan is to be repaid to St Theresa in a local church. The money changes Andreas's life.
Director Ermanno Olmi (1988)
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: Rutger Hauer
Director: Ermanno Olmi
Andreas Kartak: Rutger Hauer
Distinguished gentleman: Anthony Quayle
Gabby: Sandrine Dumas
Woitech: Dominique Pinon
Karoline: Sophie Segalen
Kanjak: Jean Maurice Chanet

: On the Air

Comedy series from David Lynch and Mark Frost.
Lester's latest attempt to humiliate Betty backfires.


Unknown: David Lynch
Unknown: Mark Frost.

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