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: Open University

6.15 Maths: Shrinking Polygons 5789991 6.40 Traffic Futures:
Models or Muddles?
7.05 Maths: Complex Numbers 2704194 7.30 Urban Transport and Harlem 8134571 7.55 Biddingfor the Olympics
36701138.20 Picturing the Modern City 9005484 8.45 The Open Mind

: Juniper Jungle

With Chris Jarvis and Ratz. Stereo
Cartoon. Rpt Stereo


Unknown: Chris Jarvis

: Spacevets

Science-fiction comedy.
Rpt Stereo

: Eek the Cat

Cartoon. Rpt

: The Really Wild Guide to Britain

Today's programme features bears, monkeys and young seals, and includes a visit to Whipsnade.

: Grange Hill

Suzanne and Scruffy McGruffy are in trouble because of the way they look. Written by Barry Purchese
Rpt .


Unknown: Scruffy McGruffy
Written By: Barry Purchese

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Sue Barker.
Cricket: Second Test
Featuring England v South Africa from Headingley on the fourth day. Commentary by Richie Benaud ,
Tony Lewis , Jack Bannister , Geoff Boycott , David Gower and Robinjackman.
1.05 Wheelchair Tennis
A special feature on one of the fastest growing wheelchair sports, looking at recent top competition in Nottingham. Presented by Helen Rollason.
1.15,6.00 World Equestrian
World championships from the Hague. British show jumpers Michael Whitaker , Nick Skelton and his brother Michael will be hoping to improve on the team bronze won at the last championships. Commentary
Michael Tucker and Stephen Hadley.
3.40, 6.00 European Athletics
Championship action from the Olympic stadium in Helsinki.
Yvonne Murray begins the defence of her
3,000 metres title which she won four years ago in Split. This could be Murray's last major championship race over the distance before stepping up to 10,000metres. Plus an update on the latest news and views.


Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Jack Bannister
Unknown: Geoff Boycott
Unknown: David Gower
Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Presented By: Helen Rollason.
Unknown: Michael Whitaker
Unknown: Nick Skelton
Unknown: Michael Tucker
Unknown: Stephen Hadley.
Unknown: Yvonne Murray

: The Score

Is it nature or nurture which determines the development of musical prodigies?
Yehudi Menuhin and remarkable new talent Maxim Vengerov test the theory. Plus a profile of Dame Ethel Smyth , vociferous suffragette and composer, whose piece The Wreckers features in this year's Proms. Presented by David Pearl. Series editor Jane Thorbum
An After Image/lsis production for BBCtv


Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: Maxim Vengerov
Unknown: Dame Ethel Smyth
Presented By: David Pearl.

: Under the Sun

The Two Worlds of the Innu
In the villages of Davis inlet, an isolated island outpost off the Labrador coast, alcoholism, sexual abuse and suicide are rife. Last year alone one in three adults tried to kill themselves. In
January 1993 six children attempted suicide.
This documentary in the series that looks at unfamiliar cultures shows how the resettlement villages - set up by the Canadian government in the 60s for the native Indian Innu people - have failed in their aim to turn the Innu into "modern"
Canadians. All that has been achieved is the near destruction of the traditional Innu culture.
In the film two Innu families talk about their personal tragedies, the intense pressure to change their way of life and their decision to return to the traditional hunting grounds of the interior to rediscover their lost customs, their identity and their dignity. Producer Ken Kirby
Editor Alan Bookbinder
Stereo Subtitled


Producer: Ken Kirby
Editor: Alan Bookbinder

: Monty Python's Flying Circus

Featuring the successful smuggler, the unsuccessful encyclopedia salesman, and the motionless cat sketch.
Producerlan MacNaughton
Rpt Subtitled


Unknown: Producerlan MacNaughton

: 25 BLOODY YEARS A Soldier's Tale

The first of four newly commissioned documentaries in this season marking 25 years of the Troubles observes them through the eyes of serving British soldiers.
Originally seen (as intended) as protectors of the Catholic minority, the soldiers' relationship with that community turned irreparably sour in 1971, when a military curfew was imposed on the Lower Falls. "I didn't consider myself a foreign invader in a foreign country - nor did they until the curfew," says one soldier.
"Then the tea stopped. That was the weekend the IRA went to war."
Soldiers speak with unprecedented frankness to journalist Peter Taylor , an experienced observer of the Troubles, about a world where provocation and frustration can lead to a bitter and brutal reaction: "If it'safter dark and he's a known IRA 'player', he's gonna get a serious kicking."
Fear of death is a daily emotion: nearly 650 soldiers have been killed in a quarter of a century. But one soldier sums up their shared attitude: "Everything you do that stops the terrorists is worth it. If we save one life, we've achieved something." Producer Ken Kirby
Executive producerSteve Hewlett


Unknown: Peter Taylor
Producer: Ken Kirby

: Moviedrome: Rope

Alex Cox presents a double bill of cult films.
Producer Nick Freand Jones (Subtitled)
Classic Hitchcock thriller starring James Stewart
Two students murder a friend and then host a party for the dead man's friends. With Farley Granger and John Dall. (1948) (84 Charlie Mopic is at 12. 10am)
Film Reviews pages 45-48


Presenter (Moviedrome): Alex Cox
Producer (Moviedrome): Nick Freand Jones
Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Farley Granger
Unknown: John Dall

: Cricket: Second Test

Today's play featuring England v South Africa from
Headingley. Stereo

: Moviedrome

The second of tonight's films.
84 Charlie Mopic
War drama about a documentary cameraman in Vietnam. With
Byron Thomas , Jonathan Emerson. Director Patrick Duncan (1989)
RLMREVIEWSpages45 48


Unknown: Byron Thomas
Unknown: Jonathan Emerson.
Director: Patrick Duncan

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