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: Open University

8.15 Science: Voyages of Discovery 2684866 8.40 Me-a Student? 1075934 9.05
Build a Better Business: Product Development 6016750 9.30 Television: the Technological Impact

: The Hanseatic Age

First of three programmes investigating the Hanse trading system - a system which had its roots in the Middle Ages.

: Asia II

Dhoop Kinarey
Pakistani drama. In Urdu with English subtitles.

: Bollywood or Bust!

Hindi movie quiz.

: Chanakya

Historical drama. In Hindi with English subtitles.

: Johnny Guitar

Western starring Joan Crawford
Passion and conflict erupts when a saloon owner employs a mysterious stranger to assist her with on-going local battles. Director Nicholas Ray (1954)
FILM REVIEWS pages 31-34


Unknown: Joan Crawford
Director: Nicholas Ray
Vienna: Joan Crawford
Johnny Guitar: Sterling Hayden
Emma Small: Mercedes McCambridge
Dancin' Kid: Scott Brady
Old Tom: John Carradine
Bart Lonergan: Ernest Borgnine

: Civilisation

Kenneth Clark shows how the heroic materialism of the past 100 years has been linked with an increase in humanitarianism. Last in the series. (Rpt)


Presenter: Kenneth Clark

: Top Gear Take Two

Jeremy Clarkson discovers whether the Maserati marque is still alive and kicking.


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson

: Now, Voyager

Love story starring
Bette Davis
Following a nervous breakdown, Charlotte Vale undergoes psychiatric treatment, emerges transformed, and falls in love. Director Irving Rapper (1942)


Unknown: Bette Davis
Director: Irving Rapper
Charlotte Vale: Bette Davis
Jerry Durrance: Paul Henreid
Dr Jaquith: Claude Rains
June Vale: Bonita Granville
Lisa Vale: Ilka Chase
MrsHenry Windle Vale: Gladys Cooper
Leslie Trotter: Charles Drake

: World Darts

Final of the World
Championship from
Lakeside Country Club at Frimley Green, Surrey.
Commentary by Tony Green and Sid Waddell. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie


Commentary By: Tony Green
Commentary By: Sid Waddell.
Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: Search for the Beast

For years now there have been tales of beasts roaming the wilds of the south west. Phil
Fairclough reveals important new evidence, video footage of an animal, experts say is either a leopard or a puma. Is this the Beast of Bodmin Moor?
ProducerSimon Willis


Unknown: Producersimon Willis

: News and Sport

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: From the House of the Dead

In 1849, Russian novelist
Fyodor Dostoyevsky spent four years incarcerated in Siberia for socialist activities. His diary-style novel, Notes from the House of the Dead, forms the inspiration forLeosJanacek's 1928 opera, recorded at the 1 992 Salzburg Festival with the Vienna
Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado.
Bulgarian bass
Nicolai Ghiaurov heads the cast as Goryanshikov, who arrives at a prison camp as a political detainee. Through three acts,
Goryanshikov hears the stories of his fellow inmates: the manic
Skuratov, the murderer
Morosov, and the boy Alyeya.
"The biggest triumph of the evening," according to The
Sunday Times, "was enjoyed by Claudio Abbado and the Vienna Philharmonic, who played Janacek's score almost too beautifully." (bass) (soprano) (tenor) (baritone) (tenor) (tenor)
With the Vienna State Opera Chorus Producer Klaus Michael Gruber
Television director Brian Large


Unknown: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Conducted By: Claudio Abbado.
Bass: Nicolai Ghiaurov
Unknown: Claudio Abbado
Producer: Klaus Michael Gruber
Director: Brian Large
Alexander Petrovich Goryanshikov: Nicolai Ghiaurov
Alyeya: Elzbieta Szmytka
Filka Morosov: Barry McCauley
Luka Kuzmich: Barry McCauley
Big convict: Bojidar Nikolov (tenor)
Small convict: Richard Novak (baritone)
Commandant: Harry Peeters (baritone)
Very old convict: Josef Veverka (tenor)
Skuratov: Philip Langridge (tenor)
Chekunov: Pavel Kamas
Drunken convict: Ulrich Grossrubatscher
Cook: Walter Zeh (baritone)
Smith: Josef Stangl (bass)
Priest: Franz Wimmer (bantone)
Young convict: Stefan Margita (tenor)
Whore: Cristiane Young (mezzo-Soprano)
Kedril: Alexander Oliver (tenor)
Shapkin: Heinz Zednik(tenor)
Shishkov: Monte Pederson (baritone)
Cherevin: Miroslav Kopp (tenor)
Guard: Peter Fraiss

: Mad Max

Science-fiction thriller I set in the future starring Mel Gibson
When tough patrolman Max Rockatansky 's family is brutally murdered he enforces a new kind of law - cold-blooded revenge.
Director George Miller (1979)


Unknown: Mel Gibson
Unknown: Max Rockatansky
Director: George Miller
Max Rockatansky: Mel Gibson
Jessie: Joanne Samuel
The Toecutter: Hugh Keays-Byrne
Jim Goose: Steve Bisley
Johnny the Boy: Tim Burns
Fifi Macaffee: Roger Ward
The Nightrider: Vince Gill

: Akira

FILM This cult Japanese science-fiction animation, a genre known as Manga, launches a new season of World Cinema. Neo-Tokyo in the 21st century - the army and gangs of youths battle for control of the city. In Japanese with English subtitles. Director Katsuhiro Otomo (1988)
FILM REVIEWS pages 31.34


Director: Katsuhiro Otomo

: Later with Jools Holland

Tonight: Sounds of Blackness, P J Harvey , Vince Gill , Alice in Chains and Maria McKee.
Director Janet Fraser Crook
Producer Mark Cooper


Unknown: J Harvey
Unknown: Vince Gill
Unknown: Maria McKee.
Director: Janet Fraser
Producer: Mark Cooper

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