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: Open University

6.15 Pure Maths: Clumping in Groups 4301152 6.40 Maths: Differential Equations
7.05 Maths: Transformations in Action 8246152 7.30 Ottoman Supremacy: The Suleimaniye,
Istanbul 6914107 7.55 Race and Society: Artists and Photographers 4227152 8.20 Biology: Pathfinding in the Brain 2387133 8.45 Managing Schools: Bridgingthe Gap

: Children's BBC: The Greedysaurus Gang



Presenter (Children's BBC): Philippa Forrester

: Spacevets

Science-fiction comedy.

: Fievel's American Tails


: The Movie Game

With John Barrowman.


Unknown: John Barrowman.

: Grange Hill

Written by Alan Janes Rpt


Written By: Alan Janes Rpt

: F O T

False or true? A mix of fact and fiction.
Competition: [number removed] (false), [number removed] (true). (Max call costs 20p)
For a copy of the rules, send sae to: [address removed]
See this week page 16

: White Fang

Drama set against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains.

: The O Zone

Music magazine.

: Around Westminster

With Michael Hastings.
Reports fromjonathan Beale, Don Brind and Tim Friend.


Unknown: Michael Hastings.
Unknown: Don Brind
Unknown: Tim Friend.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Bob Wilson.
12.35 Football
Latest news on the tenth day of the World Cup competition.
From Oulton Park. Fifth-round action from the Heat Supercup.
Commentary by Barry
Nutley and Roger Burnett.
1.10, 4.30 Canoeing
World Cup Slalom from
Nottingham. The first race in a five-event worldwide series. Commentary by Julian Tutt.
1.35, 2.40, 4.05, 5.15 Cricket
Action from one of the day's top games. Commentary by Jack Bannister and Jonathan Agnew.
3.55 Racing
From the Curragh featuring the Irish Derby at 4.00pm. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan.


Introduced By: Bob Wilson.
Unknown: Roger Burnett.
Commentary By: Julian Tutt.
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew.
Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan.

: The Last Summer - Diary of a Debutante

The first of three programmes this evening marking the 80th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
In the summer of 1914 Pearl
Barrington Crake was a debutante, filling her days with tennis, shopping and dances. Combining extracts from her personal diary with material from the British Pathe Film
Archive, this documentary captures the atmosphere of the weeks leading to the outbreak of the First World War.
ProducerCarol Sennett; Executive producer
Laurence Rees (Timewatch: Seeds of War is at 8.50pm)


Unknown: Franz Ferdinand.
Unknown: Barrington Crake
Producer: Laurence Rees

: Baby Monthly

The Fourth Month. The babies are playing games and their parents are discovering that there is more to games than just having fun. They are a vital step on the road to language. Producer Edward Goldwyn ; Series producer Emma Read: A Goldwyn production for BBCtv


Producer: Edward Goldwyn

: Under the Sun Dream Girls

The dancers of Japan's
I Takarazuka Revue, selected from thousands of young hopefuls, are adored by Japanese women fortheirromantic, even erotic, representations of male-female relationships. On entering their rigorous training they opt to play male or female characters, and sexual ambiguity is central to the revue's appeal.
"There is something about androgynous stars that young girls like," says director Kim Longinotto , "and this is universal. What is different about Japan and the revue is that older housewives also go."
"The plays make you believe in fairy tales, says one devotee. Editor Alan Bookbinder
A Twentieth-Century Vixen production for BBCtv


Director: Kim Longinotto
Editor: Alan Bookbinder

: Timewatch Seeds of War

The question of how the i First World War was started has been one of the great controversies of the 20th century. The flashpoint was the assassination in Sarajevo of Franz Ferdinand , heir to the Hapsburg throne. But it was the reaction to his death of a handful of imperial warlords that led to four years of fighting and the death of over eight million people.
The producers of this documentary, marking the 80th anniversary of Franz Ferdinand 's death, have been round Europe - from Sarajevo to St Peters-burg - culling archive film from eight countries to piece together the mysteries and intrigues that led to the Great War.
Producer Dai Richards ; Editor Laurence Rees


Unknown: Franz Ferdinand
Unknown: Franz Ferdinand
Producer: Dai Richards
Editor: Laurence Rees

: The Shooting Party

The last of tonight's programmes marking the anniversary of the start of the First World War is this historical drama starring
James Mason , Edward Fox October 1913: guests gather at an opulent stately home, unaware that their sheltered world is soon to be shattered forever.
Director Alan Bndges (1984)


Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Edward Fox
Director: Alan Bndges
Sir Randolph Nettleby: James Mason
Lord Gilbert Hartlip: Edward Fox
Lady Minnie Nettleby: Dorothy Tutin
Cornelius Cardew: John Gielgud
Tom Harker: Gordon Jackson
Lady Aline Hartlip: Cheryl Campbell
Lord Bob Lilburn: Robert Hardy
Lionel Stephens: Rupert Frazer
Lady Olivier Lilburn: Judi Bowker
Cicely Nettleby: Rebecca Saire
Ida Nettleby: Sarah Badel
Glass: Frank Windsor

: Moviedrome: Salvador

Cult film series with Alex Cox.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
Film drama starring James Woods, James Belushi
1980: a war photographer, his life in tatters, escapes to El Salvador only to find a civil war that is to change his life.
Director Oliver Stone (1986)


Presenter ("Moviedrome"): Alex Cox
Producer ("Moviedrome"): Nick Freand Jones
Director: Oliver Stone
Richard Boyle: James Woods
Dr Rock: James Belushi
Ambassador Thomas Kelly: Michael Murphy
John Cassady: John Savage

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