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: Open University

6.15 Pure Maths: In Perspective 8000814 6.40 Mathematical
Models: Huntingthe Hump 9780494 7.05 Maths:
Fibonacci Numbers
7.30 Pieter Bruegel and Popular Culture 1758524 7.55
Running the NHS: Quality and Culture 2008746 8.20
Environment: Danish Energy
5038456 8.45 Images of the Cosmos: Mappingthe Milky Way


Unknown: Pieter Bruegel

: Juniper Jungle

With Philippa Forrester and Ratz.

: Spacevets

Science-fiction comedy.

: Fievel's American Tails

Cartoon about life in Green
River, with a bumbling cat called Tiger and the evil Cat R Waul.

: The Really Wild Guide to Britain

Michaela Strachan helps Chester Zoo celebrate its
60th birthday by feeding cake to the elephants and Janice Acquah goes night-clubbing with moths. With Howie Watkins.


Unknown: Michaela Strachan
Unknown: Janice Acquah
Unknown: Howie Watkins.

: Grange Hill

A practical joke misfires. Written by Margaret Simpson


Written By: Margaret Simpson

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Cartoon adventures.

: White Fang

Children's drama set against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains.

: The O Zone

Music magazine.

: Around Westminster

Political review for the south east. With Michael Hastings. (Rptdtomorrowat2.15pm) REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Unknown: Michael Hastings.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider from Turnberry.
12.35, 1.00 Golf: the Open
The action at
Turnberry reaches its climax this afternoon as Greg Norman defends his title in the 123rd Open tournament. (Highlights at 10.50pm.)
12.35 Football Focus
A preview of the World Cup final to be played tonight in Los Angeles, plus a look at the two teams bidding to become the 15th world champions.
6.30 News Roundup
TV presentation (golf) John Shrewsbury and Alistair Scott


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Greg Norman
Unknown: John Shrewsbury
Unknown: Alistair Scott

: Rough Guide to the Americas

Toronto and Montreal. This week's programme comes from Canada. First stop
Toronto for rickshaws, frisbee golf and the Caribana festival. Then on to French-speaking Quebec and the city of Montreal with its underground network of malls and metros.
Presented by Magenta Devine and Rajan Datar.
Producer Dele Onlya; Series producer Sharon Ali


Presented By: Magenta Devine
Presented By: Rajan Datar.
Producer: Sharon Ali

: A Nature Report

The fires raging in the Galapagos Islands made headline news earlier this year. But this programme uncovers a much more sinister story, one that could destroy Charles Darwin 's paradise - his
"laboratory of evolution" - for ever.


Unknown: Charles Darwin

: Stanley and Iris

Drama starring Jane Fonda
Robert DeNiro
Iris King , widowed for less than a year, is battling to keep her life in order. Stanley Cox is a single man, capable and hard-working, but he has a secret - he cannot read or write. He is terrified that someone will find him out but so far nobody suspects.
Nobody, that is, except Iris.
Director Martin Ritt (1989)
FILM REVIEWS pages45 50
Followed by The Jupiter Collision First in a series of short animations over the next five days that will bring alive this week's extraordinary events happening 500,000,000 miles away in space, Stereo


Unknown: Jane Fonda
Unknown: Robert Deniro
Unknown: Iris King
Director: Martin Ritt
MsKing: Jane Fonda
Stanley Cox: Robert Deniro
Sharon: Swoosie Kurtz
Kelly King: Martha Plimpton
Richard: Harley Cross
Joe: Jamey Sheridan
LeonidesCox: Feodor Chaliapin
Elaine: Zohra Lampert
Bertha: Loretta Devine
Belinda: Juue Garfield

: Under the Sun: Guardians of the Flutes

"If not a film for the faint-hearted or the prudish," says producer Paul Reddish of this documentary about the extraordinary sexual traditions of the Sambia people of Papua New Guinea. Extraordinary - and repugnant - to the civilised world, because here is a society where boys as young as 7 years old are taken away from their mothers and Introduced to sexual practices by their (male) warrior elders.
"The men fear women, they think they have a polluting influence and that they weaken them," says Reddish. "They do marry eventually but they live a separate, bisexual existence until they father a child, which is the ultimate proof of their masculinity."
The film follows the Sambians' initiation ritual, a closely-guarded secret being conducted probably for the last time. "This is a classic piece of sexual anthropology, conveying the integrity of a unique way of life, "says Reddish.


Producer: Paul Reddish
Editor: Alan Bookbinder

: Golf: the Open

Highlights of the final.
Introduced by Steve Rider.
Editor Dave Gordon


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Editor: Dave Gordon

: Moviedrome

Cult film series with Alex Cox.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
Drama starring Jodie Foster
Gary Busey
Robbie Robertson
Frankie and Patch are side-show artists in a travelling carnival. When they meet
Donna it is the beginning of an erotic and dangerous adventure. A rare screening of this unusual drama from
Robbie Robertson of The Band. Director Robert Kaylor (1980)
FIlM REVIEWS page 45-50


Unknown: Alex Cox.
Unknown: Jodie Foster
Unknown: Gary Busey
Unknown: Robbie Robertson
Unknown: Robbie Robertson
Director: Robert Kaylor

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