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: Open University

6.45 The Universe Tomorrow 3305622 7.10 Cellular Growth
4649043 7.35 Design: Images and Innovation

: Ghostwriter

Into the Comics (part 3). Are
Manny, Gite and Stoopdude the same person? Rpt Stereo

: Under Sail

Featuring Cornish sailor Alfred John Pengelly.


Unknown: Alfred John Pengelly.

: The Navy Comes Through

Second World War drama starring Pat O'Brien
A Chief Petty Officer destroys the romance between his sister and a lieutenant. However, the trio are later re-united on a merchant navy vessel.
DirectorA Edward Sutherland (1942)
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: Pat O'Brien
Directora: Edward Sutherland
Mallory: Pat O'Brien
Sands: George Murphy
Myra: Jane Wyatt
Babe: Jackie Cooper
Tarriba: Desi Arnaz

: Laurel and Hardy Double Bill Be Big

Stan and Ollie decide to postpone a holiday with their wives for a stag party. Director James Parrott (1931)
Andat 10.45am Tit forTat
Stan and Ollie open an electrical store - with shocking results. Director Charles Rogers (1934)
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Director: James Parrott
Director: Charles Rogers

: Anne of Green Gables

Drama starring Anne Shirley , showing as a tribute to the actress who died in July.
A young girl is sent by mistake to help on a farm.
Director George Nicholls Jr (1934)
(Anne Shirley can be seen tomorrow at 1 1.05am in Anne of Windy Poplars)
B/wSEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: Anne Shirley
Director: George Nicholls Jr
Unknown: Anne Shirley
Anne Shirley: Anne Shirley
Gilbert Blythe: Tom Brown
Matthew Cuthbert: Op Heggie
Marilla Cuthbert: Helen Westley
Mrs Barry: Sara Haden

: Top Gear Take 2

Tony Mason leads a team from Top Gear in the 24-hour karting race at Le Mans.


Unknown: Tony Mason

: A Girl Named Adriana

Last in the series. Documentary about a young Mexican woman.

: Bertha

Animation. Rpt

: Discovering Birds

The pleasures of bird-watching.

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by In the Garden
Planting bulbs in September to flower at Christmas. Rpt

: Alec the Pole

A documentary about a man who returned to the Ukraine after 50 years to discover if his surviving family were ready to forgive him for being, in his own words, a traitor.

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Beyond the Wall A film focusing on the descendants of the Mongols, who maintain their ancient culture despite intrusions by the modern world.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: My Geisha

Comedy starring
Shirley MacLaine Yves Montand
Tired of being known only as the director of his wife Lucy's pictures, Paul Robaix decides to make a film version of Madam Butterfly without her.
Director lack Cardiff (1962)
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: Shirley MacLaine
Unknown: Yves Montand
Unknown: Paul Robaix
Lucy/Yoko Mori: Shirley MacLaine
Paul: Yves Montand
Sam Lewis: Edward G Robinson
Bob Moore: Bob Cummings

: Operation Petticoat

Comedy starring Cary Grant Tony Curtis
Determined to get his submarine back into the war,
Admiral Matt Sherman agrees to the schemes dreamed up by his first officer Lt Holden.
However, the Admiral regrets his relaxation of regulations when he finds himself in command of a cargo of nurses, abandoned children, an expectant mother and a goat.
Director Blake Edwards (1959)
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Admiral Matt Sherman
Director: Blake Edwards
Admiral Matt Sherman: Cary Grant
Lt Nick Holden: Tony Curtis
Lt Dolores Crandall: Joan O'Brien
Lt Barbara Duran: Dina Merrill
Molumphrey: Gene Evans
Tostin: Arthur O'Connell
Stovall: Richard Sargent

: Plain Tales from Northern Ireland

A series of six documentaries which go behind the headines to reflect the Northern Ireland conflict in the context of ordinary rural life.
One Family in Rosslea. The
Nelsons are Protestants. Their farm is just inside Northern Ireland, a few hundred yards from the border with the Irish Republic. For the last 20 years of the Troubles, their lives have been quiet and rural. But then the paramilitaries came calling. It was traumatic. This is the story of one family trying to get over the experience. Director Carlo Gebler
Producer Pierre Hodgson
A DBA production for BBCtv


Director: Carlo Gebler
Producer: Pierre Hodgson

: The Travel Show

This week, Paddy Haycocks is in Salzburg mingling with the opera crowds during the city's international music festival. Anna Raeburn explores the canals and towpaths of London, routes that are being redeveloped to offer a whole new perspective on the capital. There's a fresh challenge for roving reporter
Matthew Collins. Plus all the latest travel news and last minute holiday bargains. Presented by PennyJunor.
Producer Helen Bullough
Series producer Rachel Hebditch
MOANUNE: if you have a holiday horror story. phone the Travel Show on [number removed].


Unknown: Paddy Haycocks
Unknown: Anna Raeburn
Unknown: Matthew Collins.
Producer: Helen Bullough
Producer: Rachel Hebditch

: A Bit of Fry and Laurie

More comedy sketches written by and starring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.
Producers Roger Ordish and Nick Symons


Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Hugh Laurie.
Producers: Roger Ordish
Producers: Nick Symons

: Pandora's Box

Last in the series that uses archive material to explore the cultural impact of 20th-century science. A Is for Atom
The story of the rise and fall of nuclear power. Forty years ago, scientists and politicians came to believe they could create a different world, with a limitless source of energy.
From this grew extraordinary dreams for nuclear cars, rockets, planes - even the atomic peanut. But with these dreams came political and commercial pressures. Then came Three Mile Island and Chernobyl. Pandora's Box tells the dramatic stories behind the disasters. Why did a technology with the potential to change the world go so disastrously astray? Producer Adam Curtis
Executive producer Edward Mirzoeff


Producer: Adam Curtis
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: Newsnight

Presented by Sue Cameron.


Presented By: Sue Cameron.

: Edinburgh Nights

In the last of the series Kirsty Wark looks back at all of this year's Edinburgh festivals.


Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: Weatherview

: Jumpcuts

Howard Stableford looks at weekend viewing from the OU.

: Berlin: Unemployment and the Family

The first of two programmes looking at the welfare state in a reunified Germany.

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