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: Open University

8.00 Preparatory Maths: Graphs
8.15 Global Warming: Climates of Opinion 3816711 9.05 The Enlightenment: Kedleston Hall 4749044 9.30 Open
Advice: Science Skills 4881911 9.55
Opening Up Technology - Neil Postman asks whetherwe use technology or technology uses us.


Unknown: Neil Postman

: Asia 2

Marvi Fourth ofafive-part drama, set in modem-day Pakistan, about a girl from a poor rural community who struggles to fulfil her father's dreams.
With Omer's help Marvi's ordeal is over, but for Kayth the nightmare is just beginning. In Urdu with English subtitles.
Producer/Director Sultana Siddiqui


Director: Sultana Siddiqui

: Tom Cruise: a Film 95 Special

Tom Cruise talks to Barry Norman about the success and fame he has achieved by playing heroes, and his new film,
Interview with the Vampire, which casts him against type as an evil bloodsucker.
Shown last Monday on BBC 1


Talks: Tom Cruise
Unknown: Barry Norman

: The BBC 100: Top Hat

Romantic musical starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers.

Jerry Travers sees Dale Tremont and is immediately head-over-heels in love, but their romance is complicated by the fact that Dale thinks he's married to her best friend Madge. (1935)
(Bride of Frankenstein can be seen on Friday at 12.15am)
Film Reviews pages 39-42


Director: Mark Sandrich
Jerry Travers: Fred Astaire
Dale Tremont: Ginger Rogers
Horace Hardwck: Edward Everett Horton
Madge Hardwick: Helen Broderick
Alberto Beddini: Erik Rhodes
Bates: Eric Blore

: Stress Busters

"Laughter therapy" is one of the alternative treatments for stress victims. Sahera Cohan reports


Unknown: Sahera Cohan

: Horizon

Russia's Deep Secrets
Once the pride of the Soviet fleet, the nuclear powered and armed submarine Komsomolets lies wrecked on the Arctic ocean floor, one of 150 submarines that must be cleaned up afterthe Cold War. Horizon reveals-unique underwater footage of secret nuclear waste-dumps, and a Russian expedition dives to the sunken vessel in an attempt to prevent its toxic contents leaking into the food chain. Shown last Monday Stereo

: Friendly Persuasion

Drama starring
Gary Cooper
Dorothy McGuire
1862: afarm in southern Indiana.
Despite the American Civil War, life for the Quaker Birdwell family is seemingly uneventful. But Jess and his son Josh must decide whether to take up arms or abide by their pacifist principles.
Director William Wyler (1956)............................
♦FILM REVIEWS pages 39-42


Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Dorothy McGuire
Director: William Wyler
Jess Birdwell: Gary Cooper
Eliza Birdwell: Dorothy McGuire
Widow Hudspeth: Marjorie Main
Josh Birdwell: Anthony Perkins
Little Jess: Richard Eyer
Sam Jordan: Robert Middleton
Mattie Birdwell: Phyllls Love

: Saturday Week

5.15 TOTP 2 The best of Thursday's
Top of the Pops, and pop nostalgia from 1973 with archive film of Gary Glitter , the Strawbs, Elton John and a No. 1 from Sweet. Plus a look back to the Pet
Shop Boys' first appearance on TOTP with their 1985 hit West End Girls.
Producer Ric Blaxill
6.00 Late Again Highlights from last week's editions of The Late Show. With
Tracey MacLeod .
6.45 What the Papers Say Janine di Giovanni of the Sunday Times reviews the week's press


Unknown: Gary Glitter
Unknown: Elton John
Producer: Ric Blaxill
Unknown: Tracey MacLeod
Unknown: Janine Di Giovanni

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Correspondent

John Simpson in Bosnia presents the first programme in a newforeign affairs magazine series in which correspondents report on events outside the usual news agenda. See today's choices.
Editor Keith Bowers
♦ See This Week: page 13


Unknown: John Simpson
Editor: Keith Bowers

: The Last Machine

Third offivefilmsfor Cinema Century. The Body Electric
Monty Python animator and film-maker Terry Gilliam reveals the earliest moments of the movies, from
1895 when audiences first saw moving pictures projected onto a screen.
This week, he looks at how the first images of women on film, many of them erotic, pulled in audiences, startingwith Edison's peep-show film of New York dancer Annabelle Moore. But they swiftly caught the attention of the censor.
Ever since, the human image on screen has influenced every aspect of life, from sex to sport and art to warfare. Eadweard Muybridge was one of the early photographers of motion, usinga battery of cameras to capture a semi-naked woman risingto herfeet. Fashion styles and comedy were later popularised on screen, and newsreel cameras captured the drama at the 1913 Derby when suffragette Emily Davidson threw herself underthe king's horse. Artists like
Marcel Duchamp and Fernand Leger were inspired by photography and film to create radical, Futurist images of the body. Featuring Allan Corduner , Peter Eyre , Bryan Pringle , Paul Rhys and Malcolm Sinclair.
Written by Ian Christie ; Director
Richard CursonSmith Terry Gilliam 's science fantasy Brazil is on Sunday at 11.45pm
BOOKLET: for an illustrated booklet send a cheque for£6.95, payable to BBC Education, to: [address removed]


Unknown: Terry Gilliam
Unknown: Annabelle Moore.
Unknown: Emily Davidson
Unknown: Marcel Duchamp
Unknown: Fernand Leger
Unknown: Allan Corduner
Unknown: Peter Eyre
Unknown: Bryan Pringle
Unknown: Paul Rhys
Unknown: Malcolm Sinclair.
Written By: Ian Christie
Director: Richard Cursonsmith
Unknown: Terry Gilliam

: Inside Victor Lewis Smith

Sketches, monologues, Lewis Smith 's hoax phone calls and hospital drama straight from the patient's mouth. At the BBC Hospital, Lewis Smith is trapped in a comic coma. Television programmes are played to him in an attempt to revive him but the patient somehow retransmits them in a bizarrely altered form.
Written by Victor Lewis Smith and Paul Sparks
Producer Richard Curson Smith


Unknown: Lewis Smith
Unknown: Lewis Smith
Written By: Victor Lewis Smith
Written By: Paul Sparks
Producer: Richard Curson Smith

: The Buddha of Suburbia

Second of a four-part comic drama set in 70s Britain.
Jamila has made her decision about marryingthe man who loves
Arthur Conan Doyle. Eva and Haroon lay their plans to move to London proper, where Charlie and Karim go sightseeing.
Screenplay Hanif Kureishi, Roger Michell ; Producer Kevin Loader ; Director Roger Michell


Unknown: Arthur Conan Doyle.
Unknown: Roger Michell
Producer: Kevin Loader
Director: Roger Michell
Haroon Amir: Roshan Seth
Karim Amir: Naveen Andrews
Eva Kay: Susan Fleetwood
Charlie Kay: Steven MacKintosh
Margaret Amir: Brenda Blethyn
Uncle Ted: John McEnery
Auntie Jean: Janet Dale
Jamila: Nisha Nayar
Anwar: Badi Uzzaman
Jeeta: Surendra Kochar
Shadwell: David Bamber
Helen: Vicky Murdock
Allie Amir: Assam Mamodeally
Helen's father: David Bradley
Carl: Geoffrey Beevers
Marianne: Shirley King
The Fish: Tom Gregory

: Empire of the Sun

Steven Spielberg 's epic
Second World Wardrama, based on J G Ballard 's bestselling novel. Starring Christian Bale
John Malkovich China , December 1941:11 -year-old Jim Graham enjoys a comfortable life with hisfamily in Shanghai's
International Settlement. But when the Japanese army marches into the city, his life of privilege ends. In the turmoil, Jim is separated from his parents.
Screenplay by Tom Stoppard (1987)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 39-42


Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: J G Ballard
Unknown: Christian Bale
Unknown: John Malkovich
Unknown: Jim Graham
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Jim Graham: Christian Bale
Basie: John Malkovich
Mrs Victor: Miranda Richardson
Dr Rawlins: Nigel Havers
Frank Demerest: Joe Pantoliano
Maxton: Leslie Phillips
Sgt Nagata: Masato Ibu
Jim's mother: Emily Richard
Jim's father: Rupert Frazer
Mr Victor: Peter Gale
Mr Lockwood: Robert Stephens
Mr Chen: Burt Kwouk

: Armored Car Robbery

Crime drama starring
Charles McGraw
During a robbery, a gang kills a policeman, and his partner sets out to track down the four killers.
Director Richard Fleischer (1950) B/W
* FILM REVIEWS pages 39-42


Unknown: Charles McGraw
Director: Richard Fleischer

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