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: Open University

6.20 Plants: Problems with Water
6.45 Geology: Glaciers 7913611 7.10 Engineering: Workand Energy
7.35 Biology: Question of Balance

: Breakfast News

With Signing. Subtitled ..................

: Children's BBC: The New Adventures of Black Beauty

Drama series. (Rpt) (Subtitled)

: Bashkaus: Hard Labour in Siberia

Footage of a team of US kayakers challenging the terrifying gorge of the Bashkaus River in Siberia. Rpt .....

: Pride of Dress

West Friesland. A look at this Dutch farming area's regional costume. Rpt ....

: Camp Wilder: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dorfman

Dorfman tries to be a writer. (Stereo)

: Blackjack

Drama starring
George Sanders
Mike Alexander , out to make his fortune by any means, accepts a commission to rescue six important men from a crowded refugee ship.
, Captain OALIO
Director Julien Duvivier (1952) B/W * FILM REVIEWS pages 33-37


Unknown: George Sanders
Unknown: Mike Alexander
Unknown: Mike Alexander George Sanders
Unknown: Ingrid Patricia
Unknown: James Herbert Marshall
Unknown: Emily Agnes Moorehead
Director: Julien Duvivier

: Millionaires

The Wolverhampton Wanderer. Sir Jack Hayward is worth L200 million, but maintains a modest lifestyle


Unknown: Sir Jack Hayward

: Children's BBC: Stingray: The Ghost of the Sea

An oil rig is wrecked. (Rpt) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: The Brollys

Cartoon. (Rpt)

: B F's Daughter

Drama starring
Barbara Stanwyck , Van Heflin
Polly Fulton marries radical socialist
Thomas Brett , without telling him that she is the daughter of a wealthy capitalist. Polly Fulton BARBARA STANWYCK , Thomas W Brett VAN HEFLIN
, Robert S Tasmin RICHARD HART. B F Fulton CHARLES COBURN .Martin Delwyn Ainsley KEENAN WYNN Director Robert Z Leonard (1948) B/W .... 12323307 7
FILM REVIEWS pages 33-37


Unknown: Barbara Stanwyck
Unknown: Van Heflin
Unknown: Polly Fulton
Unknown: Thomas Brett
Unknown: Polly Fulton Barbara Stanwyck
Unknown: Thomas W Brett Van Heflin
Unknown: Robert S Tasmin Richard Hart.
Unknown: B F Fulton Charles Coburn
Unknown: Martin Delwyn Ainsley Keenan Wynn

: News

Regional News and Weather
Followed by Montgomery Clift : His Place in the Sun
A look at the life of one of Hollywood's greatest, and most tragic, actors...
3.55 News
Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Montgomery Clift

: A Place in the Sun

Drama starring
Montgomery Clift
Elizabeth Taylor , Shelley Winters
An ambitious young man becomes involved with a factory girl, but then falls in love with his beautiful, wealthy cousin.
Director George Stevens (1951) B/W........... + FILM REVIEWS pages 33-37


Unknown: Montgomery Clift
Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Unknown: Angela Vickers
Unknown: Euzabeth Taylor.
Unknown: Alice Tnpp Shelley
Unknown: Hannah Eastman Anne Revere
Unknown: Marlowe Raymond Burr
Director: George Stevens

: Great Day in the Morning

Western starring
Robert Stack , Virginia Mayo
Gunfighter Owen Pentecost is interested only in gambling and his own welfare. When the Civil War looms, he refuses to take sides. But his views are changed by his relationship with the youngson of a man he has killed.
Director Jacques Toumeur (1956) Subtitled.. + FILM REVIEWS pages 33-37


Unknown: Robert Stack
Unknown: Virginia Mayo
Director: Jacques Toumeur
Owen Pentecost: Robert Stack
Ann Merry Alaine: Virginia Mayo
Boston Grant: Ruth Roman
Stephen Kirby: Alex Nicol
Jumbo Means: Raymond Burr
ZeffMasterson: Leo Gordon
Father Murphy: Regis Toomey
Gary Lawford: Donald MacDonald

: The Business

The Learning Organisation. Anew concept developed in Britain and the USA, learning organisation theory is reputed to hold the secret to corporate eternal life. One of the first companies to test the theory has been motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson.
The company has gone from near-bankruptcy to a fivefold increase in turnover in just over a decade.
With its 1 00th birthday approaching, does Harley-Davidson now represent a model for corporate longevity? Last in the series.
Director David Dawson-Pick


Director: David Dawson-Pick

: African Footsteps

Continuingthe documentary series in which celebrities travel to selected
African destinations to reveal the hidden facts of the continent.
Namibia/South Africa. World famous cricketer Viv Richards ends his personal boycott and greets the new nation of South Africa, where he is welcomed by the Reverend Desmond Tutu. And comedian David Baddiel tries his hand at wildlife reporting while on a surreal safari at the Etosha
National Park in Namibia.
Director John Akomfrah; Series producers Roy
Ackerman and Andrew Snell Stereo Subtitied.2901
♦ See This Week: page 12

: Wildlife Showcase

Marsabit - Where Eagles Dare to Fly
In the scorching deserts of northern Kenya, there is a secret oasis of life called
Marsabit. A volcanic mountain range with spectacular crater lakes and dense forests, it is an island in the desert for a wealth of wildlife.
But how does this remarkable wilderness remain wet and green, when all around is parched and brown? See today's choices.
Director Reinhard Radke ; BBC presentation
HilaryJeffkins Stereo


Director: Reinhard Radke

: The Likely Lads: The Suitor

Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.
Another classic episode of the vintage comedy series about the escapades of two young northern lads.
This week's story features an appearance by a young George Layton.
(B/W) (Rpt) (Subtitled)

Followed by Top Gear Take Two


Writer/Producer: Dick Clement
Writer: Ian La Frenais
Terry: James Bolam
Bob: Rodney Bewes
Audrey: Sheila Fearn
Mrs. Collier: Olive Milbourne
Mario: George Layton

: One Foot in the Past

The programme looking at
Britain's heritage and history makes a visit to London's Barts
Hospital with Lucinda Lambton , and follows Lady Barbara Castle on a trip up the River Thames to Kelmscott Manor in Gloucestershire. Presented by KirstyWark. See today's choices.
Series producer Basil Comely; Executive producers Roland Keating and Sally Angel Subtitled . ♦Barbara Castle's Kind of Day: page


Unknown: Lucinda Lambton
Unknown: Lady Barbara Castle
Unknown: Kelmscott Manor
Producers: Roland Keating

: Grace under Fire

Sardonic blue-collarcomedy.
Splitsville. With Grace working double shifts at the plant, Nadine finds herself under increasing pressure from the children, Grace and, most of all, Wade.
* See This Week: page 6


Grace: Brett Butler
Russell Norton: Dave Thomas
Nadine Swoboda: Julie White
Wade Swoboda: Casey Sander
John: Paul Dooley

: African Political Broadcast

The former Gambian leader, Sir Dawda Jawara , established and headed one of the few stable and democratic regimes on the African continent until his overthrow last year in a military coup.
From his exile in Britain, he delivers his thoughts on what Africa really wants from the West.


Leader: Sir Dawda Jawara

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Edinburgh Nights

In tonight's programme, Emma Freud follows some Edinburgh children through the experience of a lifetime as they dance in the Miami City Ballet Company's lavish production of The
Nutcracker. And legendary Hollywood musical director and choreographer Stanley Donen talks about his experiences ofmakingthe films
Singingin the Rain, On the Town and Two for the Road.


Unknown: Emma Freud
Talks: Stanley Donen

: Open University

12.00 Open View A look at next week's OU programmes. Stereo ..........
12.05am Images of the Cosmos: Jets and Black Holes Cosmic jets are the most impressive "fireworks" in the sky.

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