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: Open University

6.00 The Universe Tomorrow
6.25 Computing: Ticket to Fly
6.50 Learning for All: Learning to Care 7610572 7.15 Richard II: Politics,
Patriotism and Authority 2740930 7.40
Geology: Datinga Granite 7734626 8.05 Biology: the Regulation of Flowering
3000539 8.30 A New Museum at South
Kensington 2345539 8.55 The Traditions and the Environment 1220065 9.45
Resources, Environment and Politics Suttmed 9152539 10.10 The Rinuccini
Chapel, Florence
10.35 Somewhere a Wall Came Down
9609355 11.00 Imagesof Disability Subtitled 8492959 11.25Survivingthe Exam Subtitled 4509794 11.50Air
Pollution: Keeping Watch on the Invisible

: Watch Out

Anotherforay into the world of wildlife.
Presenter Simon Kinggoes in search of giant slow worms on Flat Holm in the Bristol Channel, stalks the ninja terrapins of Cardiff City and combs the streams of Gloucestershire for insects that build mobile homes from gravel.
Shown last Wednesday


Presenter: Simon Kinggoes

: The Sky at Night

Is Anyone Out There? It is now a commonly held belief that humankind is the sole advanced form of life in the solar system. But there are so many stars that the chances of humans being alone in the universe seem infinitesimally small. Presented by Patrick Moore.


Presented By: Patrick Moore.

: Arsenic and Old Lace

' Classic comedy, the first of double bill starring
Cary Grant
Doting nephew Mortimer Brewster makes a sinister discovery when his elderly aunts' penchant for poisoning people comes to light.
Director Frank Capra (1944)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Mortimer Brewster
Director: Frank Capra
Mortimer Brewster: Cary Grant
Jonathan Brewster: Raymond Massey
Elaine Harper: Priscilla Lane
Dr Einstein: Peter Lorre
O'Hara: Jack Carson
Abby Brewster: Josephine Hull
Martha Brewster: Jean Adair
MrWitherspoon: Edward Everett Horton
Lieutenant Rooney: James Gleason
Teddy Roosevelt Brewster: John Alexander
Reverend Harper: Grant Mitchell

: Charade

Comedy thriller concluding the double bill starring
Cary Grant
Also starring Audrey Hepburn
Walter Matthau
When the body of a man hurtiesfrom the carriage of a train speeding across the French countryside, life for
Regina Lambert is turned upside down. Then, on her return to Paris, she finds her flat stripped bare. Who is tellingthe truth, and who can she trust?
Director Stanley Donen (1963)
♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Audrey Hepburn
Unknown: Walter Matthau
Unknown: Regina Lambert
Director: Stanley Donen
Peter Joshua: Cary Grant
Regina Reggie Lambert: Audrey Hepburn
Hamilton Bartholomew: Walter Matthau
TexPanthollow: James Coburn
Herman Scobie: George Kennedy
Leopold Gideon: Ned Glass
Inspector Edouard Grandpierre: Jacques Marin
Felix: Paul Bonifas
Sylvie Gaudet: Dominique Minot
Jean-Louis Gaudet: Thomas Chelimsky

: Cricket: Sixth Test

Further live coverage from the Oval of the third day's play between England and the West Indies. The Oval was the scene of a dramatic Test match on the West Indies' last visit fouryears ago when England won by five wickets, thanks to Phil Tufnell 's 6 for 25. Last year's Test against South Africa on the same ground saw England paceman
Devon Malcolm claim a record-breaking 9 for 57. Introduced by Tony Lewis. Executive producer Keith Mackenzie


Unknown: Phil Tufnell
Unknown: Devon Malcolm
Introduced By: Tony Lewis.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: News and Sport

The day's national and international news stories, presented by Chris Lowe. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Chartton


Presented By: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Suzanne Chartton

: Summer Dance

Tonight's programme features Viviana Duranteand
Irek Mukhamedov in the Royal
Ballet's production of Kenneth MacMillan 's full-length ballet
Mayerling. Set in and around Vienna, it is a story of obsession and intrigue, based on the real-life events surroundingthe deaths in 1889 of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary and his reckless, highly-strung
1 7-year-old lover Baroness Mary Vetsera.
The music by Franz Liszt is performed by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and conducted by Barry Wordsworth. See today's choices.
Director Derek Bailey ; Executive producers Bob Lockyerand Revel Guest
♦ lrek Mukhamedov's Kind of Day: page


Unknown: Viviana Duranteand
Unknown: Irek Mukhamedov
Unknown: Kenneth MacMillan
Unknown: Baroness Mary Vetsera.
Music By: Franz Liszt
Conducted By: Barry Wordsworth.
Director: Derek Bailey
Producers: Bob Lockyerand
Crown Prince Rudolf: Irek Mukhamedov
Mary Vetsera: Viviana Durante
Princess Stephanie: Jane Burn
Emperor Franz Josef: Derek Rencher
Empress Elisabeth: Nicola Tranah
Marie Larish: Lesley Coluer
Helene Vetsera: Gerd Larsen
Bratfisch: Matthew Hart
Archduchess Sophie: Jacqui Talus
Mitzi Caspar: Darcey Bussell
Colonel Bay Middleton: Stephen Wicks
Four Hungarian officers: Stuart Cassidy
Four Hungarian officers: Adam Cooper
Four Hungarian officers: Errol Pickford
Four Hungarian officers: William Trevitt
KaterinaSchratt: Linda Finnie
Alfred Grunfeld: Anthony Twiner
Count EduardTaafe: Christopher Newton
Count Hoyos: David Pickering
Princess Louise: Sarah Wildor
Prince Philipp of Coburg: Luke Heydon-
Princess Gisela: Gail Taphouse
Princess Valerie: Muriel Valtat
LEANA PALMER: Princess Valeriea Child
Loschek: Iain Webb
Count Larisch: Matthew Trent

: Message to Love

The 1970 Isle of Wight Pop
Festival was the last and largest of the great music marathons. Twenty five years after the event, this film captures the incendiary performances and the chaotic atmosphere of the occasion. Being shown forthe first time, it features the last British stage performances of Jimi Hendrix and of Jim Morrison with the Doors, plus footage of major acts of the day - the Who,
Free, the Moody Blues, Joni Mitchell , Leonard Cohen , Joan BaezandTaste.
The film includes bad language and footage of drug taking. See today's choices.
Director/Producer Murray Lerner Stereo ....


Unknown: Jimi Hendrix
Unknown: Jim Morrison
Unknown: Joni Mitchell
Unknown: Leonard Cohen
Unknown: Joan Baezandtaste.

: Alice's Restaurant

Comedy drama starring
Arlo Guthrie
1969: Arlo, a young folk singer, is determined to avoid the military draft. But, havingfound sanctuary at a haven for drop-outs centred on the wistful and loving figure of the beautiful Alice, Arlo and hisfriends are arrested as litterbugs. His subsequent criminal record may just save him from being sent to Vietnam.
This film adaptation of Ario Guthrie 's talking blues song The Alice 's
Restaurant Massacre provides a portrait of America at a very specific time in its history.
Director Arthur Penn (1969) Subtitled ... * FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50


Unknown: Arlo Guthrie
Unknown: Ario Guthrie
Arlo: Arlo Guthrie
Alice: Pat Quinn
Ray: James Broderick
Shelly: Michael McClanathan
Roger: Geoff Outlaw
Mari-Chan: Tina Chen
Karin: Kathleen Dabney
Officer Obie: William Obanhein
Evangelist: Seth Allan
Bluegrass: Monroe Arnold
Woody: Joseph Boley
Marjorie: Sylvia Davis
Jacob: Simm Landres
Ruth: Eulalie Noble
Dean: Louis Beachner
Reenie: Shelley Plimpton

: The Lacemaker

Romantic drama starring
Isabelle Huppert
Yves Beneyton
Eighteen-year-old Pomme, a hairdresser's apprentice in Paris, has never seen the sea. After being persuaded to go a holiday in Normandy by her man-huntingfriend Marylene, she is soon left on her own. Then she meets Francois and embarks on a holiday romance that changes her life.
Claude Goretta 's picture of two people longing to love each other but unable to cross their own barriers, is one of the most successful foreign films released in this country.
In French with English subtitles.
Director Claude Goretta (1977) * FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50


Unknown: Isabelle Huppert
Unknown: Yves Beneyton
Unknown: Claude Goretta
Director: Claude Goretta
Béatrice (Pomme): Isabelle Huppert
Francois Beligne: Yves Beneyton
Marylene Thorent: Florence Giorgetti
Pomme's mother: Anne Marie Ddringer
M Beligne :: Jean OBE
Mme Beligne: Monique Chaumette
Mananne: Renata Schroeter
Gérard: Michel de Re

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