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: Open University

6.15 Pure Maths: L'Hopital's Rule 2364058 6.40 Maths Models and Methods: the Examination
7.05 Maths: Group Theory
7.30 Introduction to Psychology: Autism 7203706 7.55 Jean-Jacques Rousseau : Retreat to Romanticism 3900329 8.20
Learningfor All: Unking into the Future
Subtitled 7615936 8.45PuttingTrainingto Work: Britain and America


Unknown: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

: X-Men

Animation about a group of mutants helping a hostile world.

: Fan TC

Fans of Bad Boys Inc take on followers of country sounds in the quiz testing musical knowledge. Hosted by Toby Anstis and Dannii Minogue.


Unknown: Toby Anstis

: The Really Wild Guide to Britain

Today's programme hangs around at Chester Zoo with Britain's largest collection of orang-utans and chimpanzees. There's a look at the snake-eating secretary bird; and a group of young entomologists goes moth hunting. With Michaela Strachan , Howie Watkins , Chris Packham and Janice Acquah.


Unknown: Michaela Strachan
Unknown: Howie Watkins
Unknown: Chris Packham
Unknown: Janice Acquah.

: Grange Hill

The realisation begins to dawn that three schools into one is an equation that isn't goingto work.
Written by Margaret Simpson


Unknown: Zammo Lee MacDonald.
Unknown: Jackie Melissa Wilks
Unknown: Mrbronson Michaelsheard
Unknown: Fay Alison Bettles.
Unknown: Banksie Tim Polley
Unknown: Claire Paula Ann
Written By: Margaret Simpson

: The Little Vampire

Live action drama in 13 parts.
Young Anton 's two friends live in a graveyard and rise only when the sun sets. Are suspicions of vampirism justified?.


Unknown: Young Anton

: Pirates

First of a six-part drama.
Life changes for Lawrence Kitten when he discovers he has pirates for neighbours. Roger Bones PAUL BROWN , Gran LIZ SMITH Lambkin , Bones HAYLEY ELLIOTT , Man-in-the-Sack
TOBY SEDGWICK Helen Kitten , DEBBY BISHOP Lawrence ,
Neville Jones ANDREW SACHS
Written by Rebecca Stevens and Peter Tabem


Unknown: Lawrence Kitten
Unknown: Roger Bones Paul Brown
Unknown: Gran Liz Smith
Unknown: Hayley Elliott
Unknown: Toby Sedgwick
Unknown: Debby Bishop
Unknown: Benjamin Rennis
Unknown: June Brown.
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Written By: Rebecca Stevens
Written By: Peter Tabem

: The O Zone

Today, going backstage in Manchester on the Take That tour. Plus the Pet Shop Boys. Stereo ............

: Tex Avery

Cartoon fun.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Steve Rider in London and Desmond Lynam in Gothenburg.
12.10, 1.40, 2.50 (shared with athletics), 4.30 Cricket: Fifth Test
Coverage of the fourth day's play between England and the West Indies. Plus, at
1.00pm, a progress report on the England under-19 9 side, playingat Headingley in the Third Test against South Africa.
1.15,2.50 (shared with cricket) World Athletics Championships A flurry of finals from Gothenburg on the last day of competition. Today's timetable: at 2.15 the women's high jump; 3.00 the men's javelin; 3.05 the women's 4 100m relay;
3.20 the men's 1500m; 3.35 the men's 4x x 100m relay; 3.55 the women's 800m; and at 4.15 the men's 5,000m.
6.15 News Roundup and Racing
Including news of today's Prix Jacques le Marios , from Deauville, France.
TV presentation (cricket) Keith Mackenzie and AlanGrifflths


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Jacques Le Marios
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie

: The Big Trip to the Southern Mediterranean

The second of three programmes following intrepid globetrotters as they travel the world on shoestring budgets.
University friends Harry and Lynton begin theirseven-week trip with a marathon 30-hour train journey to
Naples, from where they proceed to explore the exotic island of Capri and the heel of Italy.
Low points on the trip include a mugging in Italy that lightens Lynton's wallet and the prospect of having to abandon the project when disaster almost strikes in Greece on the island ofKarpathos.
Not all the adventure is so traumatic, though. There's a dip at dawn in the warm Mediterranean, and an opportunity to experience the eerie atmosphere of the Monastery of St John in the hillsides of Arcadia, with its room full of skulls. Then, journeying on through the surreal volcanic landscape of Turkey, they reach the country's largest city, Istanbul, and theirjoumey'send.
Series producer Nicola Moody
Revisedrpt Stereo Subtitled .....


Unknown: St John

: The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand De Bargos

Third in an off-beat six-part series in which pieces of old film footage are edited to comic effect. Featuring the voices of Ronnie Ancona , Joanna Brookes , John Glover ,
Alistair McGowan , Enn Reitel and Steve Steen. The News at Eight with Vento. With television output so dominated by sleaze, the future is looking bleak for DBTV news service - until a ventriloquist newsreader, Vento, and Otto, his outspoken, opinionated dummy, enterthe equation and turn matters around intheirfavour.
Written and produced by Geoff Atkinson and Kim Fuller


Unknown: Ronnie Ancona
Unknown: Joanna Brookes
Unknown: John Glover
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Enn Reitel
Unknown: Steve Steen.
Produced By: Geoff Atkinson
Unknown: Kim Fuller

: Enemy of Empire

The first in a season of programmes commemorating the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
While two million Indians fought for the British in the Second World War, another Indian army fought against them. It was led by Subhas Chandra
Bose, an Indian leader who dedicated his life to the struggle for his country's independence. This programme tells his story. See today's choices.
Producer Charles Bruce Stereo Subtitied.298435


Unknown: Subhas Chandra
Producer: Charles Bruce

: Grand Prix

Highlights of this afternoon's Hungarian Grand Prix from the Hungaroring, Budapest. A victory was vital for Britain's Damon Hill to close the 2 1 -point point gap that separates him from Germany's
Michael Schumacher , the championship leader. With race commentary by Murray Walker , Tony Jardine and Jonathan Palmer.
Producer Mark Wilkin ; Executive producer
JimReside Stereo .....


Unknown: Damon Hill
Unknown: Michael SchumacHer
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: Tony Jardine
Commentary By: Jonathan Palmer.
Producer: Mark Wilkin

: Laughter and Loathing

Juvenal's virulent, condemnatory attacks on Roman society have influenced celebrated satirists such as Dryden,
Pope and Swift ever since the Roman poet first wrote them down over 1,800 years ago. Ian Hislop revives the corrosive wit of the ancient commentator. See today's choices. Director David Jeffcock ; Executive producer


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Director: David Jeffcock

: Havana

Sydney Pollack 's romantic thriller starring
Robert Redford
Lena Olin Cuba 1958: with revolutionary turmoil all around him, high- stakes gambler Jack Weil searches forthe ultimate poker game. But his detached attitude changes when he falls in love with the wife of a rebel leader.
Director Sydney Pollack (1990)
♦ See Barry Norman : page 30
FILM REVIEWS pages 33-37


Unknown: Sydney Pollack
Unknown: Robert Redford
Unknown: Lena Olin
Unknown: Jack Weil
Director: Sydney Pollack
Unknown: Barry Norman
Jack Weil: Robert Redford
Roberta Bobby Duran: Lena Olin
Arturo Duran: Raul Juua
Joe Volpi: Alan Arkin
Menocal: Tomas Milian
Marion Chigwell: Daniel Davis
Julio Ramos: Tony Plana
Diane: Betsy Brantley
Patty: Lise Cutter
Professor: Richard Farnsworth
MeyerLansky: Mark Rydell
Willy: Vasek Simek
Baby Hemandez: Fred Asparagus
Mike MacClaney: Richard Portnow
Roy Forbes: Dion Andreson
Captain Potts: Carmine Caridi
Corporal: James Medina
Cuban businessman: Joe Lala
Menocal's lieutenant: Salvadore Levy
Hotel man: Bernie Pollack
Santos: Owen Roizman

: The Trial of OJ Simpson

Former American football star and film star OJ Simpson stands accused in a Los Angeles courtroom of the murder of his former wife Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman, who were found dead outside her home last summer. Peter Pringle presents the weekly review of the important developments.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Presenter: Peter Pringle
Producer: Roy Davies

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