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: Open University

6.15 Pure Maths: Orthogonal Bases 7220725 6.40 Maths Models: Good Vibrations 2009947 7.05 Maths:
Tutor-marked Assignments
7.30 The Present in the Past: Greek
Drama 5992218 7.55 Shakespeare's Henry IV: a Workshop 5200183 8.20
Rehabilitation Technology 4476909 8.45 Goingto School in Japan

: Grimmy


: The Artbox Bunch

Today: birds.

: Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show


: For Amusement Only

Comedy and entertainment show. Today,
Ken Mansfield trails a killer cockroach for a Weird News scoop, Stereo ..............


Unknown: Ken Mansfield

: Grange Hill

The series from 1984.
With Lee MacDonald , Melissa Wilks , Vincent Matthews , Simon Haywood.
Written by Barry Purchese


Unknown: Lee MacDonald
Unknown: Melissa Wilks
Unknown: Vincent Matthews
Unknown: Simon Haywood.
Written By: Barry Purchese

: The Biz!

Stage school drama.
Shown last Wednesday on BBC 1

: Short Change

Children's consumer watchdog. Stereo ........

: The O Zone

Music news magazine.

: Snowy River: the McGregor Saga

The Lost Child. Having learned of her father's death, Joanna sets out to find her younger brother,

: The Sunday Show

Entertainment series featuring a supermodel reporter and a hack who surprises celebrities. With Donna McPhail and Katie Puckrik.
SCREEN TESTS: to apply to be on the programme write to: Screen Test. PO Box 280, Manchester M60 1SJ. * See This Week: page 8


Unknown: Donna McPhail
Unknown: Katie Puckrik.

: Around Westminster

Political review for the south east.
Presented by Michael Hastings. ....... REGIONAL PROGRAMMES


Presented By: Michael Hastings.

: South of Westminster

Reports and analysis of the week's political events in the south. Presented by Bruce Parker


Presented By: Bruce Parker

: Ivanhoe

MGM adventure starring
Robert Taylor , Elizabeth Taylor
King Richard the Lionheart is being held captive in Austria but his brother,
Prince John, refuses to pay the ransom. Ivanhoe tries to raise the money.
Director Richard Thorpe (1952) A three-part documentary. MGM: When the Lion Roars. begins next Saturday on BBC2
FILM REVIEWS pages 42-46


Unknown: Robert Taylor
Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Director: Richard Thorpe
Ivanhoe: Robert Taylor
Rebecca: Elizabeth Taylor
Rowena: Joan Fontaine
Isaac: Felix Aylmer
DeBois-Guilbert: George Sanders
King Richard: Norman Wooland
Prince John: Guy Rolfe

: Ice Skating

The curtain falls on the World Figure
Skating Championships in Birmingham, with live coverage of the Exhibition Gala featuring some informal routines. Plus highlights of the week. Commentary by Alan Weeks and Robin Cousins. Hosted by Sue Barker.


Commentary By: Alan Weeks
Commentary By: Robin Cousins.
Unknown: Sue Barker.

: Rugby Special

With no First Division rugby in England this weekend, today's programme has an exclusively Celtic flavour with the latest developments in the championship races in Wales and Scotland. In the Welsh league,
Pontypridd face Neath, their rivalsfrom West Glamorgan, while in the Scottish league, Heriot'sFP take on champions Stirling County in a showdown that could seal struggling Heriot's fate.
Plus a preview of next weekend's climax to the Five Nations championship, when England will be at Twickenham making a bid to win the Grand Slam in their much-awaited showdown with Scotland.
Hosted by John Inverdale , with analysis from his two studio guests.
EditorGerardLane Stereo ...............


Unknown: John Inverdale

: Athletics

The final day of the biennial World
Indoor Championships in Barcelona, with live coverage, at approximately
6.50pm, ofthe men'sand women's
60 metres hurdles finals. Britain's Tony Jarrett hopes to outdo Colin Jackson who took the silver in Toronto in 1993. Amongthe other 12 finals held today are the men's and women's 400 and 800 metres. Commentary by David Coleman , Stuart Storey and Paul Dickenson. Presented by Helen Rollason with Olympic and world metres hurdles champion Sally Gunnell and former5,000 metres world record-holder David Moorcroft.
Producer Martin Webster


Unknown: Tony Jarrett
Unknown: Colin Jackson
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Stuart Storey
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson.
Presented By: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Unknown: David Moorcroft.
Producer: Martin Webster

: The Big Picture

First in an occasional series of hard-hitting reports on a majortopical issue, followed by a studio discussion chaired by Olivia O'Leary.
Criminal Injustice. Chief Constable
Charles Pollard of Thames Valley Police presents a damning report on Britain's justice system, and advocates immediate and radical reforms.
See today's choices.
Editor Mark Wakefield


Unknown: Olivia O'Leary.
Unknown: Charles Pollard
Editor: Mark Wakefield

: Moving Pictures

Tonight, the film show talks to director Gillian Armstrong and screenwriter
Robin Swicord , the female drivingforce behind the new screen version of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel of girlhood, Little Women, starring Susan Sarandon and Winona Ryder. And with the release of Nell, which stars Jodie Foster as a wild woman of the woods, the programme talks to director
Michael Apted about the cinematic forerunners ofthe "wild child" movie - among them FrangoisTruffaut's
L'Enfant Sauvage, Werner Herzog 's The Enigma of KasparHauser and Hugh Hudson 's Greystoke: the Legend ofTarzan, Lord of the Apes.
Plus a visit to Tunisia to unveil the first generation of North African women film-makers, as Moufida Tlatli 's The
Silenceofthe Palace opens in Britain. And Paul Schrader , screenwriter of Martin Scorsese 's Taxi Driver and director of American Gigolo, explains why he reckons Hollywood heroes ain't what they used to be. Schrader's film Light Sleeper can be seen at
11.00pm. With Howard Schuman.
Series director Michael Martin ; Series editor
Paul Kerr


Director: Gillian Armstrong
Unknown: Robin Swicord
Unknown: Susan Sarandon
Unknown: Jodie Foster
Director: Michael Apted
Unknown: Werner Herzog
Unknown: Hugh Hudson
Unknown: Moufida Tlatli
Unknown: Paul Schrader
Unknown: Martin Scorsese
Unknown: Howard Schuman.
Director: Michael Martin
Editor: Paul Kerr

: The Trial of OJ Simpson

A review of the week's events in the Los Angeles courtroom where
American football star O J Simpson is on trial for the murder of his former wife
Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman.
British journalist Sue Ellicott provides commentary on the events. Series producer Janey Walker


Unknown: J Simpson
Unknown: Ronald Goldman.

: Messengers from Moscow

Last of afour-part documentary series on Soviet power duringthe Cold War. Centre. In the mid-70s, the Soviet
Union was confident that victory in the Cold Warwas possible, with the US weakened by maladministration and the backlash against the war in Vietnam. From that position of ascendancy, the Soviet empire fell in a startlingly short period to its present state of chaos. Leonid Brezhnev is shown to have been an ineffective leader debilitated by an addiction to tranquillisers, while the cost of the country's vast military machine crippled the economy by swallowing 70 per cent of industrial production.
The series comes to an end with Gorbachev's perestroika initiative, explaining why it was undertaken and how the weakened structure of the republic then came crashing down. Series director/producer Daniel Wolf


Unknown: Leonid Brezhnev
Producer: Daniel Wolf

: Film premiere Light Sleeper

Moving Pictures presents this thrillerstarring
Willem Dafoe , Susan Sarandon
John LeTour is a drug dealer catering to the narcotic needs of an upmarket
New York clientele. Business has been good for him and his boss Ann, but now, 40-years-old, he has reached a crisis point in his life. A chance meeting with an old flame focuses his anxieties aboutthe future, buthefindsthe violent world he inhabits hard to escape.
Director Paul Schrader (1992) Subtitled... * FILM REVIEWS pages 42-46


Unknown: Willem Dafoe
Unknown: Susan Sarandon
Unknown: John Letour
Director: Paul Schrader
John LeTour: Willem Dafoe
Ann: Susan Saran Don
Marianne: Dana Delany
Robert: David Clennon
Teresa Aranow: Mary Beth Hurt
Tis: Victor Garber
Randi: Jane Adams
Eddie: Paul Jabara
Guidone: Robert Cicchini
Jealous: Sam Rockell

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