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: Open University

8.05 Envo: Take Off in French - Grenoble, a city of research and science.
8.15 The Developing World: Gender Matters
8.40 The Magic Flute-the finale of Act One.
9.05 Open Mind-feminism.
9.30 Something for Everyone - a look at OU courses.
9.55 Opening Up Technology - Alvin Toffler , author of Futureshock, gives the first of two idiosyncratic views of technology, society, time and change.


Unknown: Alvin Toffler

: Asia 2

10.00 ChanakyaContinuingthe saga about the Machiavelli of ancient India. In
Hindi With English subtitles. Stereo..
10.40 Style Byte Style and fashion from
10.50 Network East Asian arts and entertainment series with Sujata Barot andSanjeevBaskar. stereo ........
11.20 Bollywood or Bust! MohitDutta hosts the first semi-final round of the Hindi movie quiz. Stereo ........................ COMPETITION: telephone [number removed] Call costs 39p per minute. Fora copy of rules, send sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Wood Lane

: Film 94 with Barry Norman

Films under review include Miracle on 34th Street and the upcoming Interview with the Vampire.
Shown last Monday on BBC 1

: Escape to Burma

Jungle adventure starring
Barbara Stanwyck
Robert Ryan
Gwen Moore successfully runs the plantation that she has inherited from her father. But then a handsome stranger who is wanted for murder seeks refuge in her isolated home.
Director Allan Dwan (1955) Stereo...........
FILM REVIEWS pages 77-84


Unknown: Barbara Stanwyck
Unknown: Robert Ryan
Unknown: Gwen Moore
Director: Allan Dwan
Gwen Moore: Barbara Stanwyck
Jim Brecan: Robert Ryan
Cardigan: David Farrar
Makesh: Murvyn Vye
Andora: Lisa Montell

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko and the Beast

Sgt Quentin B Benson (known as "the Beast"), arrives at Fort Baxter to whip Bilko's platoon into shape. Benson is a tough nut. Can Bilko crack him? (b/w)

: Horizon

Close Encounters
An investigation into some of the many abduction-by-aliens claims.

: Courage of Lassie

Drama from the Lassie series of films, starring
Elizabeth Taylor
Bill, a beautiful collie dog adopted as a puppy by a young girl, performs courageously as a "war dog" duringthe Second World War. But, like many of his human comrades, he returns home deeply affected by his experiences.
Director Fred M Wilcox (1946) * FILM REVIEWS pages 77-84


Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Director: Fred M Wilcox
Kathie Merrick: Elizabeth Taylor
Harry Mac Bain: Frank Morgan
Sgt Smitty: Tom Drake
Mrs Merrick: Selena Royle
Judge Payson: Harry Davenport

: Saturday Week

4.30 Late Again Highlights from last week on The Late Show, with Tracey MacLeod.
5.15 TOTP 2 Featuring Top of the Pops from 1987 with the Proclaimers,
Paul McCartney and T'Pau with theirNo 1 hit China in Your Hand, and from 1977 with Generation X, Bonnie Tylerand Wings. The First Time goesbackto 1978fora performance from the Streetband featuring Paul Young with Toast.
Producer Ric Blaxill Stereo
6.00 What the Papers Say
' Francis Wheen of The Guardian reviews the week's press..........


Unknown: Tracey MacLeod.
Unknown: Paul McCartney
Unknown: Bonnie Tylerand Wings.
Unknown: Paul Young
Producer: Ric Blaxill Stereo
Unknown: Francis Wheen

: Ice Skating

The British SkatingChampionships from Humberside Ice Arena.
Featuring highlights from the senior championships in the pairs, mens, ladies and ice dance events, as top skaters compete for places in the team to represent Great Britain at next month's world championships in Birmingham. Commentary by Alan Weeks and Barry Davies. Introduced by Sue Barker.
Producer Alastair Scott ; Executive producerJim Reside


Commentary By: Alan Weeks
Commentary By: Barry Davies.
Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Producer: Alastair Scott

: News and Sport

With Chris Lowe. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish ..............


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Assignment Lord of the East

When the Tsars founded their new city on the edge of the Pacific they named it
Vladivostok ("Lord of the East"). It was a European spearhead into Asia; its crest became the majestic Siberian tiger. During the Cold War it flourished. But now, as Julian Pettifer reports, the city has had its day.
See today's choices.
Producer Jeremy Bristow ; Editor Keith Bowers


Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Jeremy Bristow
Editor: Keith Bowers

: Later with Jools Holland

This week's guests include
Sinead O'Connorandhernew band performing confessional material from her latest album, Universal Mother; plus the Beautiful South play tracks from their new compilation album Carry On Up the Charts.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper
Sinead O'Connor was originally billed as appearing in last week's programme, but this altered after Radio Times went to press.


Unknown: Sinead O'Connorandhernew
Director: Janet Fraser Crook
Producer: Mark Cooper
Unknown: Sinead O'Connor

: Have I Got News for You

Comedy quiz, hosted by Angus Deayton , with Paul Merton , Ian Hislop and guests, Glenda Jackson , MP, and comedian Hattie Hayridge.
Shownyesterday Stereo .......................


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: Hattie Hayridge.

: And the Band Played On

Emmy award-winning docu-drama based on Randy Shilts 's best-selling book and being shown to mark last
Thursday's World Aids Day. Starring Matthew Modine with Alan Aida , Phil Collins , Richard Gere , Anjelica Huston , Steve Martin , Ian McKellen and Lily Tomlin
1980: several cases of a rare skin cancer are reported among gay men in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. As the infection claims more and more lives, rival teams of scientists on two continents race to be the first to isolate what would become known as the Aids virus. This drama chronicles the early years of the Aids epidemic from the viewpoint of the young doctor who spearheaded the research in America, and the handful of individuals who fought political indifference. lack of funding, prejudice and ignorance to do battle with a deadly illness.
Director Roger Spottiswoode (1993)
Stereo.......................................... * FILM REVIEWS pages 77-84


Unknown: Randy Shilts
Unknown: Matthew Modine
Unknown: Alan Aida
Unknown: Phil Collins
Unknown: Richard Gere
Unknown: Anjelica Huston
Unknown: Steve Martin
Unknown: Ian McKellen
Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Dr Don Francis: Matthew Modine
Bill Kraus: Ian McKellen
Dr Selma Dritz: Lily Tomlin
Choreographer: Richard Gere
Dr Robert Gallo: Alan Alda
MaryGuinan: Glenne Headly
Eddie Papasano: Phil Collins
Dr Betsy Reisz: Anjelica Huston
Dr Jim Curran: Saul Rubinek
Brother: Steve Martin

: The Purple Rose of Cairo

Fantasy comedy written and directed by Woody Allen , starring Mia Farrow
Jeff Daniels
Like millions of Americans in the Great Depression of the 1930s, Cecilia seeks escapism from the awful facts of life. Her regular refuge is the local cinema. But fantasy and reality blur when dashingTom Baxter addresses her from the silver screen and a complicated comic romance blooms.
(1985) Colour and B/W Subtitled ...... * FILM REVIEWS pages 77-84


Directed By: Woody Allen
Unknown: Mia Farrow
Unknown: Jeff Daniels
Cecilia: Mia Farrow
Tom Baxter: Jeff Daniels
Gil Shepherd: Jeff Daniels
Monk: Danny Aiello
Emma: Dianne Wiest
Henry: Ed Herrmann
Jason: John Wood
Rita: Deborah Rush
Larry: Van Johnson
Father Donnelly: Milo O'Shea
Cecilia's sister: Stephanie Farrow

: Uncut

Highlights from recordings made by Video Nation contributors, shown without any editing by the BBC.
Women. Atowncouncillorsunbathes topless while doingthe mending; Asian women dressing for a charity ball offer an insight into donning a sari; a young mother slowly and painfully removes a bandage to reveal a new tattoo.
Viewers are left to make up their own minds about the images of femininity in this compelling and quirky footage. Producer Mandy Rose ; Executive producer
Bob Long ....................................


Producer: Mandy Rose
Unknown: Bob Long

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