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: Open University

6.15 Pure Maths: Quadric
Surfaces 8264010 6.40 Maths Methods: Vibration Absorbers
9017590 7.05 Maths: Scalings and Powers 5657107 7.30
American History: the Photographer as Witness
1912720 7.55 Runningthe Country: Quality and Culture
2262942 8.20 Everyman: Just an Illness 2732855 9.00 Education for All

: Juniper Jungle

With Philippa Forrester with Ratz.
Cartoon. Rpt

: Spacevets

Science-fiction comedy.

: Fievel's American Tails


: The Really Wild Guide to Britain

Wildlife series presented by Michaela Strachan ,
Chris Packham and Howie Watkins.
Michaela Strachan 's British zoo roundup


Presented By: Michaela Strachan
Presented By: Chris Packham
Presented By: Howie Watkins.
Unknown: Michaela Strachan

: Grange Hill

Wntten by Margaret Simpson Rpt


Unknown: Margaret Simpson Rpt

: F O T

False or true? Last in the fact and fiction series.

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 17

: White Fang

Children's drama.

: The O Zone

Music show.

: Around Westminster

With Michael Hastings.


Unknown: Michael Hastings.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider from Silverstone.
12.30,2.00 Motor Racing:
British Grand Prix
Live coverage from
Silverstone of one of the most important races in the Formula 1 calendar.
(Highlights tonight at 9.20pm)
4.10,5.10 Show Jumping
Royal International Horse Show from Hickstead.
4.40 Motor Sport
Rounds 10 and 11 from
Brands Hatch of the British Touring Car Championship.
6.00 Golf: the Open
On the eve of the 123rd
Open Championship, a look back at the history of Turnberry's Open.
6.20-6.40 Football Focus
Highlights of last night's quarter-final matches in the World Cup.
TV presentation (motor racing) Jim Reside and Keith Mackenzie


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Jim Reside
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie

: Rough Guide to the Americas

A look at Florida - one of the world's most popular holiday destinations. First, Miami
Beach, famed as much for its fun and nightlife as for its crime, then on to the Everglades, Key West (which has more bars per head than anywhere else in the US), and finally Disneyland.
Presented by Magenta de Vine and Rajan Datar.
Produce Clare McIntyre ; Series producer Sharon Ali


Presented By: Magenta de Vine
Unknown: Rajan Datar.
Unknown: Clare McIntyre
Producer: Sharon Ali

: Dear Jackie

In commemoration of the recent death of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, another chance to see a portrait of the former First
Lady, seen through the letters of ordinary Americans who wrote to her in 1963 after the death of President Kennedy. Producer Helen Bettinson
Executive producer Laurence Rees Rpt


Unknown: Jackie Kennedy
Producer: Helen Bettinson
Producer: Laurence Rees Rpt

: Under the Sun

Theatre of War
To a student at
France's prestigious
Special Military School otstuyr, "la gloire, I'honneur et le sacrifice" are more important than military exercises or academic prowess.
Founded by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, St Cyr proudly uses theatrical rituals and initiations to brand
Frenchness into the hearts and souls of the young officers of the elite 1st Battalion of France. For them the highpoints of the year are the re-enactment in full period costume of the Battle of Austerlitz, when the head boy dresses up as Napoleon, and the Grand Soir, when the third year students (the "horrors") ceremonially dress the second years ("the bazars") in the traditional uniform of plumed hat, gloves and epaulettes.
Philippe Costantini 's film follows one class over the year before their graduation. Producer Esther Hoffenberg Editor Aian Bookbinder


Unknown: Napoleon Bonaparte
Unknown: St Cyr
Unknown: Philippe Costantini
Producer: Esther Hoffenberg
Editor: Aian Bookbinder

: Monty Python's Flying Circus: Sex and Violence

Another chance to see the cult comedy classic.
Written by and starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam.

Tonight's episode looks at the problems of nesting sheep, the man with three buttocks, and the working class playwright. Producer John Howard Davies


Unknown: Graham Chapman
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Eric Idle
Unknown: Terry Jones
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Terry Gilliam
Producer: John Howard Davies

: Grand Prix

Highlights of today's British Grand Prix from Silverstone.


Commentary: Murray Walker
Commentary: Jonathan Palmer
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Executive producer: Jim Reside

: Moviedrome

Cult film series with Alex Cox.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
10.05 Hallowe'en
Horror starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence
Fifteen years after murdering his sister, Michael Myers escapes from a mental institution and returns to the small town of Haddenfield, Illinois, where a group of teenagers is preparing for Hallowe'en night.
Being shown for the first time in widescreen format.
Director John Carpenter (1978)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62

11.45 The Baby
Chilling drama starring Ruth Roman, Anjanette Comer
Social worker Ann Gentry becomes fascinated by the case of Mrs Wadsworth and her fully-grown son who has the mind and life style of a baby.
Director Ted Post (1973)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62


Presenter (Moviedrome): Alex Cox.
Producer (Moviedrome): Nick Freand Jones
Director (Hallowe'en): John Carpenter
Laurie Strode: Jamie Lee Curtis
Dr Sam Loomis: Donald Pleasence
Annie: Nancy Loomis
Lynda: P.J. Soles
Brackett: Charles Cyphers
Lindsey: Kyle Richards
Tommy: Brian Andrews
Bob: John Michael Graham
Marion: Nancy Stephens
Director (The Baby): Ted Post
Mrs Wadsworth: Ruth Roman
AnnGentry: Anjanette Comer
Germaine: Marianna Hill
Judith: Beatrice Manley Blau
Baby: David Manzy

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