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: Open University

6.00 Science: A Feel forSpace
9751996 6.25Television: Light Fantastic 9763731 6.50
Computers: Keeping Tabs on the Containers 3562118 7.15Tin: A Case Study 8576460 7.40
Composer and Audience: Tippett andSondheim 5660002 8.05
Science: Energy
8.30 Psychology: Child's Play 9521511 8.55 Physics: The Maxwell-Boltzman Distribution
11168689.20 Immigration,
Prejudice and Ethnicity
10.10 Biology: Building in Cells 2768083 10.35 Developing World: Packaging Culture
8978606 ll.OOVoluntary Organisations: Strategies for
Survival 9008002 11.25 Power and Vision: The West and the Rest 5296625 11.50

: Moby Dick

Period adventure
I starring
Gregory Peck
In 1840 a young sailor signs up on the whaling ship Pequod whose captain,
Ahab, has a single obsession - to wreak vengeance on the monstrous white whale that took off his leg.
Director John Huston (1956)
FILM REVIEWS pages 45-52


Unknown: Gregory Peck
Director: John Huston
Captain Ahab: Gregory Peck
Ishmael: Richard Basehart
Starbuck: Leo Genn
Father Mapple: Orson Welles
Queequeg: Friedrich Ledebur
Stubb: Harry Andrews
LEO: Bernard Miles
Peleg: Mervyn Johns

: Horizon

Resurrecting the Dead Sea Scrolls
These ancient biblical manuscripts discovered in the Holy Land could radically alter what Christians and Jews have believed for almost 2,000 years.

: Animation Now

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

: Designing Women

FILM Romantic comedy I starring Gregory Peck Lauren Bacall
After a whirlwind romance a sportswriter and fashion designer marry but soon their different lifestyles begin to cause problems and each has their side of the story to tell. Dlrector Vincente Minnelli (1957)
(Lauren Bacall can be seen in To Have and Have Not at 10pm)
FILM REVIEWS pages 45-52


Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Unknown: Vincente Minnelli
Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Mike Hagen: Gregory Peck
Marilla Hagen: Lauren Bacall
Lori Shannon: Dolores Gray
Ned Hammerstein: Sam Levene
Zach Wilde: Tom Helmore
Maxie Stlllz: Mickey Shaughnessy

: To Have and Have Not

FILM Classic Second World War drama that first brought together its stars Humphrey Bogart
Lauren Bacall France has fallen and Harry Morgan is earning his living on the island of Martinique by renting out his cabin cruiser. But he begins to question his own attitude of cynical and tough detachment.
Director Howard Hawks (1944)


Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Unknown: Harry Morgan
Director: Howard Hawks
Harry Morgan: Humphrey Bogart
Marie: Lauren Bacall
Eddie (Rummy): Walter Brennan
Helene De Bursac: Dolores Moran
Cricket: Hoagy Carmichael
Paul De Bursac: Walter Molnar

: News and Sport

With Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Young Musician of the Year

Winner Takes All?
The last of three documentaries connected to the series looks at the pleasures and pains experienced by three very different young performers competing for the final.
How valuable are competitions and can they really make or break careers? Presented by Sarah Greene.
Producer David Thompson


Presenter: Sarah Greene.
Producer: David Thompson

: Arena

Philip K Dick - a Day In the Afterlife
The author of the stories behind Blade Runner and Total Recall grew up in California at a time when an agricultural idyll was fast being replaced by motorways, shopping stores and junk culture. Philip K Dick drew inspiration for his 42 science-fiction novels and countless short stories from the neighbourhood growing up around him and the advertisements on television.
"It's appropriate that Dick's writing is sandwiched between the lurid covers of trashy paperbacks," says the director of this Arena film, Nicola Roberts , "because his mission


Unknown: Philip K Dick
Unknown: Nicola Roberts

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Alternative Histories 19 March 2017

: Golf: the Masters

From Augusta, Georgia. Live coverage of the third round as the tournament begins to reveal the major players.
As the golf coverage Is live, the film may be delayed.


A Dry White Season
This drama about
FILM apartheid is the first programme to be shown in BBC2's season marking South Africa's first multi-racial elections later this month.
Starring Donald Sutherland Janet Suzman
South Africa , 1976: Afrikaner Ben du Toit's eyes are finally opened to the full horror of apartheid when Gordon, his gardener for 15 years, is arrested and tortured to death.
Director Euzhan Palcy (1989)
FILM REVIEWS pages 45-52


Unknown: Donald Sutherland
Unknown: Janet Suzman
Unknown: South Africa
Unknown: Afrikaner Ben
Director: Euzhan Palcy
Ben du Toit: Donald Sutherland
Susan du Toit: Janet Suzman
lan McKenzie: Marlon Brando
Melanie Bruwer: Susan Sarandon
Stanley Makhaya: Zakes Mokae
Captain Stolz: Jurgen Prochnow
Gordon Ngubene: Winston Ntshona

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