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: Open University

6.20 History of Maths: Non-
Euclidean Geometry
6.45 Industrial Democracy 4873338 7.10Artof
Commerce: Religion in Ancient Greece 2994715 7.35 Black Girls in Search of Learning

: Breakfast News

With signing. Subtitled

: Children's BBC: Babar


: Mary of Scotland

This historical drama is the last of this week's films starring Katharine Hepburn
The turbulent and tragic life of the headstrong Queen of the Scots. With Fredric March and Florence Eldridge. Director John Ford (1936)
FILM REVIEWS pages 37-41


Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: Florence Eldridge.
Director: John Ford

: Dames

Joan Blondell
Busby Berkeley dance routines and a toe-tapping score feature in this 30s musical comedy. With Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler. Director Ray Enright (1934)
FILM REVIEWS pages 37 41


Unknown: Joan Blondell
Unknown: Dick Powell
Unknown: Ruby Keeler.
Director: Ray Enright

: Rediscovery of the World

The Calypso explores the coastline of Papua New Guinea. Rpt

: Children's BBC: Forget-Me-Not-Farm

(Rpt) (Stereo)


Scarecrow: Mike Amatt

: Countryfile

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Mini Dragons II
The last in the series looks at Thailand.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by The Gun
First of ten programmes on the history and development ofthefirearm. Rpt

: Day Out

Somerset Levels. A tour of the West Country with Angela Rippon.


Unknown: Angela Rippon.

: News and Weather

Regional News; Weather

: Joan of Paris

Drama starring Paul Henreid
Five RAF airmen bailout over France and head for
Paris in the hope of escape. With Michele Morgan.
Director Robert Stevenson (1942)
FILM REVIEWS pages 37-41


Unknown: Paul Henreid
Unknown: Michele Morgan.
Director: Robert Stevenson

: In the Line of Fire

This film looks at how the London Fire Brigade has been in the forefront of recruiting women as fire-fighters. But many have left the job because they say they cannot cope with the macho attitudes and canteen culture of their workmates.
Producer Helen Wilkinson


Producer: Helen Wilkinson

: Viva Max!

Comedy starring Peter Ustinov
Remember the Alamo?
General Maximilian Rodrigues de Santos of the Mexican army certainly does, and on 22 February 1969 he decides to cross the border and reoccupy the historic Texas mission.
Director Jerry Paris (1969)
FILM REVIEWS pages 37-41


Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: General Maximilian Rodrigues
General Maximilian Rodrigues de Santos: Peter Ustinov
Paula Whitland: Pamela Tiffin
General Billy Joe Hallson: Jonathan Winters
Sergeant Valdez: John Astin
General Barney LaComter: Keen Anwynn
Contreras: Gino Conforti

: The Salmon Run

A series about fishing presented by Jack Charlton. Castles and Curses. Opening day on Ireland's river Slaney is cold and wet but Jack Charlton takes it in his stride as the Irish make a fuss of him.
Executive producer Robert Charles
Stereo Subtitled 96


Presented By: Jack Charlton.
Unknown: Jack Charlton
Producer: Robert Charles

: Doctors to Be

Eight programmes telling the personal stories of a group of young would-be doctors. Trial by Interview. Seven extremely nervous candidates at St Mary's Hospital School in west London are trying to find answers to the question "Why do you want to be a doctor?" Tonight's film follows their fortunes as they try to impress the selection panel. Series producer Edward Briffa
Executive producer Robin Bnghtwell


Producer: Edward Briffa
Producer: Robin Bnghtwell

: Little England

First of six profiles of very
English things and those who are obsessed with them.
The Lawn. Maurice and Elsie Pope show off their five miniature lawns.
Producer Philippa Lowthorpe
Series producer Sam Organ Rpt


Unknown: Elsie Pope
Producer: Philippa Lowthorpe
Producer: Sam Organ Rpt

: Grace under Fire

American comedy series. Up on the Roof. Grace gets several reminders that there is no real man in her life.


Grace Kelly: Brett Butler
Russell: Dave Thomas
Nadine: Julie White

: Stages: Suffer the Little Children

Jane Horrocks stars as Deborah, a woman whose children are born with spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic condition that usually means death within the first two years. Scripted and produced by Jack Emery , this monologue takes the form of a statement to police officers investigating the death of Deborah's second child. "I wanted to get the feeling of a documentary, " says
Horrocks, Bubble in Absolutely Fabulous and the bulimic Nicola in Mike Leigh 's Life Is Sweet.
"The challenge was to be as real as possible, so I didn't learn the script verbatim. When I stumble over words or paraphrase things, it sounds more real." Director Betsan Moris-Evans
A Drama House production for BBCtv
INFORMATION: acounselling organisation for those affected by spinal muscular atrophy, the Jennifer Trust , supports research by the Muscular Dystrophy Group. Call 07 1 -[number removed]for details.


Unknown: Jane Horrocks
Produced By: Jack Emery
Unknown: Mike Leigh
Director: Betsan Moris-Evans
Unknown: Jennifer Trust

: The New Bollywood

A Late Show repeat about a new kind of villain transforming the Indian film industry. Director Ian MacMillan
Series editor Michael Poole
Followed by Video Nation Shorts Subtitled


Director: Ian MacMillan
Editor: Michael Poole

: Newsnight

WithKirstyWark. suotitied

: Loudon and Co

Glasgow's Old Fruitmarket rocks to the sound of Paul Young , Roachford,
Carlene Carter and John Martyn. With Loudon Wainwright III. Director Maureen White
Producer May Miller Stereo


Unknown: Paul Young
Unknown: Carlene Carter
Unknown: John Martyn.
Unknown: Loudon Wainwright Iii.
Director: Maureen White

: Weatherview

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