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: Open University

6.40 Seeing with Sound
7.05 Maths: Modelling Pollution
4160586 7.30 Japanese Education-Changingthe Mould 3678166 7.55 Social Problems and Social Welfare 8605418 8.20 Biology: Healingthe Spine 2641857 8.45 Farming in Victorian England 6602234 9.10 Food from the Rainforest
9.35 Physics: Electrons and Photons 5607895 10.00 Shropshire in the 16th century 7418296 10.25 A Cancer in the Family
10.50 The Enlightenment: Women and Nature 3221128 11.15 information Technology: a Strategy for Benefits 7808031 11.40
Developing World: Mozambique Under Attack 8916499 12.05 Education: Managinginthe Marketplace 7464942 12.30
Organic Chemistry: Developing Drug 2749925 12.55 Art and the Left - the Critique of Power
1.20 The Amish - a Family Legacy 60023418 1.45 Learningfor All:
Children First (Subtitled)
2.10 Modern Societies: a Global Culture? 66327942 2.35Geoff Brown Remembered

: The Trials of Oscar Wilde

Biographical drama starring Peter Finch
At the height of his fame Oscar Wilde sues the Marquis of Queensberry for libel, in one of Britain's most controversial trials.
Director Ken Hughes (1960)
SEE NLMS pages 40-45


Unknown: Peter Finch
Unknown: Oscar Wilde
Director: Ken Hughes
Oscar Wilde: Peter Finch
Sir Edward Carson: James Mason
Constance Wilde: Yvonne Mitchell
Sir Edward Clarke: Nigel Patrick
Lord A/fred Doug/as: John Fraser
Marquis of Queensberry: Lionel Jeffries
AdaLeverson: Maxine Audley

: Rugby Special

Bath v Northampton
Last season's champions Bath play their first home Courage League match today against Northampton. Plus news of other First Division matches. Commentary by Nigel Starmer -Smith. Introduced by Chris Rea. Executive producer Johnnie Watherston


Commentary By: Nigel Starmer
Introduced By: Chris Rea.
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Kenneth Baker's Memoirs

Second of three programmes. Maggie's
Minder Kenneth Baker served as Margaret Thatcher 's party chairman for two years, at a time when her administration was running into difficulties after ten years in power. Along with former party chairmen
Chris Patten , Lord Tebbit and Lord Parkinson, he recalls how she treated holders of this office, what she demanded of them and how they learned to put a brave face on disaster. Producer Alison Cahn
Editor Anne Tyerman


Unknown: Minder Kenneth Baker
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: Chris Patten
Producer: Alison Cahn
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: News and Sport

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Leeds International Piano Competition

The climax of the competition comes live from Leeds Town Hall. Three finalists were featured last night; the remaining three now play their concertos. Michael Berkeley talks to contestants and discusses their performances with pianist Paul Crossley. The jury's verdict will be announced at 11.00pm, but additionally this year viewers will be able to register their own choice. If you have seen or heard all six performances, ring the appropriate number below. Lines are open until 10.30pm. Full details will be given during the programme.
Contestant A.... [number removed]
Contestant B ... [number removed]
Contestant C.... [number removed]
Contestant D ... [number removed]
Contestant E.... [number removed]
Contestant F ... [number removed]
(Maximum cost per call is 10p)
Director Rodney Greenberg
Executive producer Jonathan Fulford
Event sponsored by Harveys of Bristol
As coverage is live, subsequent programmes may run late.


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Pianist: Paul Crossley.
Director: Rodney Greenberg
Producer: Jonathan Fulford

: Video Diaries

Grope-the Movie
When two writers were told that their sitcom Grope was a touch too bawdy for broadcasting, they decided to turn it into a play and produce it themselves - a tough task when you're on the dole. This personal video diary records the laughs and frustrations which follow Jane Eller and Michele Howarth 's attempts to make their dream come true.
Producer Karen Hamilton
Series producer Bob Long


Unknown: Jane Eller
Unknown: Michele Howarth
Producer: Karen Hamilton
Producer: Bob Long

: World ChessChampionships

A roundup of the latest positions in the two rival championships, with analysis from William Hartston , and Dominic Lawson reporting from the Savoy Theatre. Director Pieter Morpurgo Producer Annie Lewis


Unknown: William Hartston
Unknown: Dominic Lawson
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Annie Lewis

: Leeds InternationalPiano Competition

The winner is announced and more than £50,000 in prize money is awarded. But did you agree with the jury?
Michael Berkeley announces the results of the telephone poll.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley

: Flame in the Streets

Showing as part of the Hollywood UK season, a drama starring
John Mills , Sylvia Syms Union boss Jacko Palmer 's
"liberal" attitudes are put to the test when his daughter, Kathie, announces her intention to marry a black teacher. The screenplay is by Ted Willis , based on his play Hot Summer Night.
Director Roy Baker (1961)
(The season continues with Tom Jones. tomorrowat 10.05pm)
SEE FILMS pages 40-45


Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Jacko Palmer
Unknown: Ted Willis
Director: Roy Baker
Unknown: Tom Jones.
Jacko Palmer: John Mills
Kathie Palmer: Sylvia Syms
Nell Palmer: Brenda Debanzie
Peter Lincoln: Johnny Sekka
Gabriel Gomez: Earl Cameron
Mr Palmer Sr: Wilfrid Brambell

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