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: Open University

6.20 Working Mothers 3173086 6.45 AncientAthens 7912203 7.100fFish and People 5519628 7.35 Education and Society

: Breakfast News

With signing. Subtitled ..................

: Westminster On-Line

From Monday to Thursday this programme offers members of the public a chance to tackle politicians on current issues. Presented today by Sarah Baxter.
Tel: 0[number removed](calls charged at local rates; lines open Mon-Thurs, 7.15-9.00am). Fax: [number removed]. Email: westonline@bbC.CO.Uk Stereo .....


Unknown: Sarah Baxter.

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News footage from 1955.
Repeated on Friday at8.50am B/W........

: First Tuesday in November

The day on which Australia comes to a standstill for its most famous horse race - the Melbourne Cup.......................

: Children's BBC: Playdays


: Victoria the Great

Historical drama on the 60-year reign of Queen Victoria - a period of history dominated by the personality of the Queen and her devoted husband Albert. With Anna Neagle and Anton Walbrook. Director Herbert Wilcox (1937)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 53-56


Unknown: Anna Neagle
Unknown: Anton Walbrook.
Director: Herbert Wilcox

: Holiday Outings

Sailing Scotland. Jill Dando learns to sail on a week's basic training course in Scotland. Revisedrpt .....................

: Working Lunch

A daily look at business news..........

: Wild Australia

A film featuring some of Australia's best and least known animals

: Inherit the Wind

Courtroom drama starring
Kirk Douglas
The American Deep South in the 1920s: a school teacher is "accused of propounding Darwinism instead of acceptingthe Bible as literal, and a spectacular trial ensues. With
Jason Robards , Darren McGavin , John Harkins.
Director David Greene (1988) Stereo Subtitled2017 15
FILM REVIEWS pages 53-56


Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Jason Robards
Unknown: Darren McGavin
Unknown: John Harkins.
Director: David Greene

: Today's the Day

Daily quiz, with Martyn Lewis. Stereo .....35 QUIZCALL: 0[number removed]. Calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate. 49p per minute at all other times.


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Daily cookery challenge. Presented by Fern Britton. stereo......19
PROGRAMME RECIPES: available on Ceefax page 613.


Presented By: Fern Britton.

: Esther

Discussion series, hosted by Esther
Rantzen. Stereo ..................................
INFORMATION: on any of the topics discussed this week: send an A4 sae (25p in stamps), statingwhich subject you require, to: [address removed]

: Catchword

Three more contestants pit their lexicological knowledge against the computer and one another in this challenging word game. Presented by Paul Coia.
DirectorJustin CAdams; Producer Leslie Mitchell


Presented By: Paul Coia.
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: Carve Her Name with Pride

Continuing the Britain at
War season of films commemorating the British experience of the Second World
War. Starring
Virginia McKenna Paul Scofield
Jack Warner
Young Violette 's life in London is barely touched by the war until she meets and marries a French officer. Then the war takes him from her, and she finds herself drawn into espionage work, risking her life in occupied France.
Based on the book by R J Minney , this is a dramatisation of a true story. Violette eventually found herself incarcerated in the Ravensbruck concentration camp, and was posthumously awarded the George Cross medal for her bravery. Director Lewis Gilbert is better known for his later comedy films, Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine.
(1958) B/W * FILM REVIEWS pages 53-56


Unknown: Virginia McKenna
Unknown: Paul Scofield
Unknown: Jack Warner
Unknown: Young Violette
Book By: R J Minney
Unknown: George Cross
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Director: Shirley Valentine.
Unknown: Michael Goodliffe
Unknown: Michael Caine.
Violette Szabo: Virginia McKenna
Tony Fraser: Paul Scofield
MrBushell: Jack Warner
Mrs Bushell: Denise Grey
Etienne Szabo: Alain Saury
Jacques: Maurice Ronet
Lillian Rolfe: Anne Leon
Potter: Sydney Tafler
NCO instructor: Bill Owen
Winnie: Billie Whitelaw
ColBuckmaster: William Mervyn
Commandant Suhren: Harold Lang

: Close-Up

Continuingthe series of programmes celebratingthe centenary of the cinema, in which people select their favourite movie moment.
In the first of tonight's programmes, writer Carla Lane chooses a scene from
Madonna of the Seven Moons.
The next Close-Up is at 8.50pm Stereo .


Unknown: Carla Lane

: Horizon

Foetal Attraction
Tonight's programme investigates a radical new theory on pregnancy and its complications - one which suggests thatfarfrom motherand baby co-existing in physical harmony, they are waging a war through the placenta, battling for control of the mother's blood supply. See today's choices. Repeated tomorrow at 2.10pm
Producer Teresa Hunt ; Editor John Lynch
BOOKLET: please send a cheque for£3.00, payable to BBC Education, to Horizon: Foetal Attraction, [address removed]. Please allow 28 days for delivery.


Producer: Teresa Hunt
Editor: John Lynch

: Close-Up

In the second of tonight's programmes in the series inviting people to pick their personal highlight from the movies, writer J G Ballard chooses a scene from
Sunset Boulevard and television executive Janet Street-Porter selects a cut from Beauty and the Beast.
The next Close-Up is on Wednesday at 9.50pm


Unknown: J G Ballard
Unknown: Janet Street-Porter

: The Laurence Olivier Awards 1995

Presented by the Society of London Theatre.
The greatest theatrical talents present or receive accolades for performances or craftsmanship on the London stage. Among those appearing are David Bamber , Lionel Bart , Tracie Bennett , James Bolam , Dora Bryan , Betty Buckley , Tim Flavin , Maria Friedman , Sheila Gish ,
John Gordon-Sinclair , Nigel Hawthorne ,
Ruthie Henshall , Barry James and Bob Peck. See today's choices. Event sponsored by American Express Director/Producer Geoff Miles
Followed by Video Nation Shorts
More moments from everyday lives. Subtitled


Unknown: David Bamber
Unknown: Lionel Bart
Unknown: Tracie Bennett
Unknown: James Bolam
Unknown: Dora Bryan
Unknown: Betty Buckley
Unknown: Tim Flavin
Unknown: Maria Friedman
Unknown: Sheila Gish
Unknown: John Gordon-Sinclair
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Ruthie Henshall
Unknown: Barry James
Unknown: Bob Peck.

: Newsnight

The topical news analysis programme, featuring interviews with leading figures and incisive debate on the stories behind the headlines. With
Jeremy Paxman.

: The New Middle Ages

Is the 21st century going to be just like the 14th? Instead of the future predicted by science-fiction - a state-controlled, technologically sophisticated world - will the reality be political instability and a complete breakdown of law and order? Other predictions are not so grim. This Late Show film argues that the effect of new technology may be to free people from the need to congregate in cities to work. If we are rushing headlong back to the Middle Ages, then perhaps our contributions may become creative centres of ideas and invention.
Presented by Benjamin Woolley.


Presenter: Benjamin Woolley
Producer: David Stewart
Series Editor: Michael Poole

: Weatherview

: Open University

Strategies for Survival As the voluntary sector has grown duringthe last decade, so has competition for funds. Which organisations will survive? ...................................

: Design Principles: Symmetry

OU downloaded video.............

: The Record

Robert Orchard presents the debates, exchanges and developments in Parliament today.

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