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: Open University

6.00 Space and Time: A Conflict Brought to Light 3520990 6.25 Maths: One Small Step 3549025 6.50 Strategy on the Screen 7213984 7.15TheThrieEstaitis
5985667 7.40 Electrons and Atoms
4872735 8.05 Languages for Learning 5566667 8.30 The Albert Memorial
5803716 8.55 Women. Children and Work 7006272 9.45 Living with Technology: Energy 9184735 10.35 Just in Time?
Restructuring Corporate America 2993280 11.25 Global Tourism 9193071 11.50 Biology: Hearing the Call

: Starflight One

Futuristic adventure starring Lee Majors

In the hope of setting a new trans-Pacific record, Starflight One blasts off on its maiden flight against the advice of its chief engineer. But a "pirate" communications satellite, launched at the same time, is on a collision course.
Film Reviews pages 43-48


Director: Jerry Jameson
Capt Cody Briggs: Lee Majors
Josh Gilliam: Hal Linden
Erika Hansen: Lauren Hutton
QT Thornwell: Ray Milland
Nancy Gilliam: Gail Strickland

: Close-Up

In the series of favourite movie moments, director John Schlesinger selects the opera scene from Citizen Kane.
Next Close-Up: Monday. 7.45pm


Director: John Schlesinger
Unknown: Citizen Kane.

: Meet Marlon Brando

Documentary showingto complement the film On the Waterfront, which follows. In 1965, Brando was flown to New York for a day of interviews to promote his new movie Morituri. David and Albert Maysles filmed the interviews, revealing the actor at his most charming, intelligent and unconventional, b/w Rpt .............


Unknown: Albert Maysles

: On the Waterfront

Elia Kazan 's classic drama, which won a total of eight Oscars including best actor for Marlon Brando
Also starring Karl Malden, Lee J Cobb, Rod Steiger
One-time boxing hopeful Terry Malloy wastes his time and talent on New York's dockside, protected by his brother Charley while acting as a strong-arm man for the corrupt leader of the dockers' union. When his friend is murdered, Terry reveals a dawning sense of personal responsibility through his love for the dead man's sister.
(1954) B/W
The short film Down on the Waterfront is at 1.00am
FILM REVIEWS pages 43-48


Director: Elia Kazan
Terry Malloy: Marlon Brando
Father Barry: Karl Malden
Johnny Friendly: Lee Jcobb
Charley Malloy: Rod Steiger
Kayo Dugan: Pat Henning
Edie Doyle: Eva Marie Saint
Glover: Leif Erickson
Big Mac: James Westerfield
Truck: Tony Galento
Tillio: Tami Mauriello
Pop Doyle: John Hamilton
Mott: John Heldabrand
Moose: Rudy Bond
Luke: Don Blackman
Jimmy: Arthur Keegan

: World Snooker

From the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Action from this afternoon's second-round matches. stereo..

: What the Papers Say

Media commentator Roy Greenslade reviews the week's press..........


Commentator: Roy Greenslade

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Chariton ......


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Suzanne Chariton

: Correspondent

Six years afterthousands of people in Sri Lanka were murdered during government purge of suspected revolutionaries, the relatives of the victims are demanding that the killers be brought to justice. Duringthe period of terror, men and boys were taken from their homes to army camps where they were held and then, it is believed, shot. ReporterGeorge Arney visits one such former camp, and joins a group of relatives as they confront police officers with allegations that the bodies of several young men who "disappeared" in the crackdown are buried in the police station grounds.
Plus Edward Stourton looks back on the Mitterrand era as the first round of the French presidential elections gets under way. And David Walter presents an engaging profile of DomDuarte, a descendant of the Portuguese royal family who would like to be king of Portugal - a republic for most of the century. Dom Duarte claims he can trace his ancestry through 800 years of monarchy, and shares many of the interests of Prince Charles: he cares for the environment, enjoys organic farmingand has strong views on modern architecture.
Editor Keith Bowers


Unknown: Reportergeorge Arney
Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: David Walter
Unknown: Dom Duarte
Editor: Keith Bowers

: Landscape and Memory

First of a five-part series of films illustratingthe relationship between culture and the natural environment, presented by the historian and author Simon Schama.
Forests. Schama looks at the forest, a place of myth and memory, fearand worship. Tonight's programme was filmed largely in the forests of Germany, where figures as diverse as Goethe and artists Friedrich, Magritte and Kiefer have found inspiration. Yet Julius Caesar described these forests as "barbarous places of darkness and death". Now death has come to the trees themselves in the guise of acid rain. Schama also visits the Lithuanian remnant of the great European primeval forests where his grandfather and great-grandfathercut timber.
Director Geoff Dunlop ; Producer Jane Alexander


Unknown: Simon Schama.
Unknown: Julius Caesar
Director: Geoff Dunlop
Producer: Jane Alexander

: Strings, Bows and Bellows

The contemporary music series continues aftera break with the Japanese composerToruTakemitsu's Uninterrupted Rests, three minimal movements played by pianist Joanna MacGregor amongst the green splendourof Avery Hill Conservatory near Greenwich. Introduced by Joanna MacGregorand the composer
Jonathan Harvey , who describes
Takemitsu's work, with its echoes of Schoenberg and Ligeti, as "western music with a Japanese accent".


Pianist: Joanna MacGregor
Introduced By: Joanna MacGregorand
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey

: Have Got News for You

Return of the satirical quiz show hosted by Angus Deayton , with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop and guests Diane Abbott MPand Julian Clary.
Shown yesterday Stereo ...................


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop

: World Snooker

Highlights from this evening's session at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Former champions Steve Davis and John Parrott are both expected to be at the table tonight. Introduced by David Vine.


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: John Parrott
Introduced By: David Vine.

: Rabid

Horror starring
Marilyn Chambers
Frank Moore
Badly injured in a motorcycle crash,
Rose is taken to the nearby plastic surgery clinic of Dr Keloid. After extensive operations she recovers from the accident, but is left with an overpowering appetite for blood.
Director David Cronenberg (1976)
Subtitled..... * FILM REVIEWS pages 43-48


Unknown: Marilyn Chambers
Unknown: Frank Moore
Director: David Cronenberg
Rose: Marilyn Chambers
Hart Read: Frank Moore
Murray Cypher: Joe Silver
DrDanKeloid: Howard Ryshpan
Dr Roxanne Keloid: Patricia Gage
Mindy Kent: Susan Roman
Lloyd Walsh J: Roger Periard
Nurse Louise: Lynne Deragon
JudyGlasberg: Terry Schonblum
Claude La pointe: Victor Desy
Rita: Julie Anna
Smooth Eddy: Gary McKeehan
Dr Cart: Jerome Tiberghien
DrRoyce Gentry: John Gilbert
Jackie: Una Kay
Beatrice Owen: Madeline Pageau
Steve: Mark Walker

: Down on the Waterfront

A witty, Oscar-nominated drama from 1994, showing to accompany this afternoon's screening of the classic film On the Waterfront.
Starring Edward Asner Jason Alexander USA, 1955. Outraged by the critical and commercial success of the Academy Award-winning On the Waterfront, union boss Bobby Gleason is determined that the dockers' point of view should be heard. He meets two struggling youngfilm-makers to discuss a follow-up film that will set the record straight - as he sees it. With Jonathan Penner and Mike Starr.
DirectorStacy Title ColourandS/W


Unknown: Edward Asner
Unknown: Bobby Gleason
Unknown: Jonathan Penner
Unknown: Mike Starr.

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