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: Open University

7.15 Rural Life: Image and Reality 6349308 7.40 Rural Life:
Victorian Farming
8.05 The Planet Earth:
Scientific Model
8.30 Climates of Opinion: Global Warming 7667872 9.20 There'sa Degree in Me
Somewhere 8683747 9.45
Britain in Europe: The Question of Sovereignty 3312679 10.35
PerformingArt 9959259 11.00 PGCE:StartingTeaching
4732817 11.25TheGodSlot

: The Heiress

Drama based on Henry James 's novel Washington Square, starring Olivia de Havilland Montgomery Clift Ralph Richardson
Wealthy widower Dr Austin Sloper considers his daughter unattractive and dull. So when a prospective suitor arrives on the scene he dismisses the young man as a fortune-hunter.
DirectorWilliam Wyler (1949)


Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Olivia de Havilland
Unknown: Montgomery Clift
Unknown: Ralph Richardson
Unknown: Dr Austin Sloper
Catherine Sloper: Olivia de Havilland
Morris Townsend: Montgomery Clift
DrAustinSloper: Ralph Richardson
LaviniaPenniman: Miriam Hopkins
Maria: Vanessa Brown
Marian Almond: Mona Freeman

: Horizon

Los Angeles, 1970: a 13-year-old girl was found who had lived as a prisoner since birth, unable to move anything except her hands and feet and without having heard human speech. Having been studied by scientists, Genie (not her real name) was finally returned to her blind mother, and forgotten. Horizon tells her story.

: Wild Westerns

Back to the Saturday Matinee
Western enthusiast Tony Thomas introduces extracts from the matinees of the 1930s and 40s.


Presenter: Tony Thomas

: The Singer Not the Song

Western starring Dirk Bogarde
John Mills
A tiny Mexican town is terrorised by bandit Anacleto, with only a newly arrived priest willing to defy him.
Director Roy Ward Baker (1960)
FILM REVIEWS pages 41-45


Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: John Mills
Director: Roy Ward Baker
Anocieto: Dirk Bogarde
Father Keogh: John Mills
Locha: Mylene Demongeot
Old uncle: Laurence Naismith
Police captain: John Bentley
FatherGomez: Leslie French

: Asia II Bollywood or Bust!

The final of the Hindi movie quiz. Director David Millard
Executive producer Narendhra Morar


Director: David Millard
Producer: Narendhra Morar

: Late Again

Highlights from last week's Late Shows.

: Scrutiny

Anne Perkins investigates the parliamentary committees.
Editor James Leaton Gray


Unknown: Anne Perkins
Editor: James Leaton Gray

: News and Sport

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Tomorrow's Socialism

In the first of two programmes, the former leader of the Labour Party Neil Kinnock examines the future of socialism by reference to its past. "I had the good fortune to benefit from a socialism of opportunity, a socialism of community," he says. "Added together that meant liberty."
He contrasts this with the ideological socialism that dominated the Iron Curtain countries, and among those he speaks to is the former
President of the Soviet Union
Mikhail Gorbachev. "What was defeated here was not socialism," stresses
Gorbachev. "It was a Utopian communist model that was imposed with the force of a totalitarian regime."
Kinnock looks at how his form of ethical socialism can confront and solve the problems of the21st century. Producer Dippy Chaudhary
Executive producers David Frost and SamirShah


Unknown: Neil Kinnock
Unknown: Mikhail Gorbachev.
Producers: David Frost

: Unplugged

A rare opportunity to see the band in a live performance taped in 1991. Producer Alex Coletti


Producer: Alex Coletti

: Arena

Who Is Vladimir Pozner ?
In the 1980s Vladimir Pozner , once dubbed "Ivan the Telegenic", became the second most celebrated communist in the west. Carrying Gorbachev's message to western television screens, he intrigued and troubled millions of viewers.
But who is he, this unrepentant propagandist and ex-Soviet correspondent.who is now a talk-show host in America?
Arena follows him over a dramatic year and explores the contradictions in his extraordinary life. Reggie Nadelson reports.
Producer Leslie Woodhead ; Series editors
Nigel Finch and Anthony Wall


Unknown: Vladimir Pozner
Unknown: Vladimir Pozner
Unknown: Reggie Nadelson
Producer: Leslie Woodhead
Editors: Nigel Finch
Editors: Anthony Wall

: Between the Lines: Lies and Damned Lies

When three streetwise detectives close ranks on him, Tony Clark faces his toughest job yet at CIB.
Episode written by Michael Russell
Producer Peter Norris ; Director Roy Battersby


Written By: Michael Russell
Producer: Peter Norris
Director: Roy Battersby
Tony Clark: Neil Pearson
Harry Naylor: Tom Georgeson
Maureen Cornell: Siobhan Redmond
Chief Supt Deakin: Tony Doyle
Commander Huxtable: David Lyon
Sue Clark: Lynda Steadman
Jenny Dean: Lesley Vickerage
DAC Dunning: John Shrapnel
Sgt Harry Ross: David Bradley
Martin Feldman: David De Keyser
James Hardcastle MP: Simon Chandler

: A City of Sadness

The World Cinema season continues with Hou Hsiao-hsien 's moving portrait of a family caught up in the turbulent years between the end of Japanese rule in Taiwan and the communist takeover of mainland China. A Taiwanese film with English subtitles.
(1989) FILM REVIEWS pages 41-45


Unknown: Hou Hsiao-Hsien

: Later with Jools Holland

Guests this week include Chaka Demus and Pliers, The The, Charles and Eddie, the Jayhawks, Maria McKee and Black Umfolosi.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper


Unknown: Chaka Demus
Unknown: Maria McKee
Unknown: Black Umfolosi.
Director: Janetfraser Crook
Producer: Mark Cooper

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