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: Open University

6.20 History of Maths: Paris and the New Mathematics 8506371 6.45 Living with Technology 2357420 7.35 Children and New Technology

: Breakfast News

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

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

Concluding the story of a young girl and her favourite horse. (Rpt) (Subtitled)

: The Champions

Operation Deep Freeze. The superagents investigate illegal nucleartests..

: The Man from UNCLE: The Waverly Ring Affair

Solo and Illya flush out two double agents. (Rpt)

: Stingray

Marineville Traitor. Troy suspects theft in high places. Rpt Subtitled 59219:3

: Star Trek Animation

More animated adventures with the crew
Of the Enterprise. Stereo .............

: Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion

Adventure starring Marshall Thompson
Dr Marsh Tracy's Animal Behaviour Centre in Africa is home to an odd collection of animals - including a a lion with eye problems.
Director Andrew Marton (1965) ................... * FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50


Unknown: Marshall Thompson
Unknown: Dr Marsh Tracy
Unknown: Marshall Thompson
Harper: Betsy Drake
Unknown: Cheryl Miller
Unknown: Richard Haydn
Unknown: Alan Caillou
Unknown: Rockne Tarkington
Director: Andrew Marton

: Children's BBC: Model Millie

(Rpt) (Stereo)

: The Blue Dahlia

' Crime drama, based on a Raymond Chandler screenplay, starring Alan Ladd
Veronica Lake
Returningfrom the Second World War,
Johnny Morrison finds himself suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife. Johnny Morrison
ALAN LADD. Joyce Harwood
Director George Marshall (1946) B/W * FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50


Unknown: Raymond Chandler
Unknown: Alan Ladd
Unknown: Veronica Lake
Unknown: Johnny Morrison
Unknown: Alan Ladd.
Unknown: Veronica Lake.
Unknown: Oward Da
Director: George Marshall

: Open View

Shown last night at 12 midnight

: News, Regional News and Weather, followed by: World Canoeing

From the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. Today, the final of the Canadian singles. Commentators are Julian Tutt and Richard Fox.


Commentator (World Canoeing): Julian Tutt
Commentator (World Canoeing): Richard Fox

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz. Stereo .............................46

: Esther

Today, the importance of sleep. Stereo .30

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Saluting America's top investigative journalists. Stereo

: Michael Barry's Choice Cuts

Today, sandwiches. Rpt ...........

: Secret Gardens

A visit to Cobblers, a 17th-century farmhouse in East Sussex. With
Alan Titchmarsh.


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: The Colossus of Rhodes

Historical adventure starring Rory Calhoun
The year is 280 BC and on the island of Rhodes, an Athenian soldier, forbidden from leaving the island, unwittingly joins a rebel plot against the tyrannical King Xerxes. (196 * FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50


Director: Sergio Leone
Dario: Rory Calhoun
Diala: Lea Massari
Peliocles: Georges Marchal
Thar: Conrado San Martin
Koros: Angel Aranda
Mirte: Mabel Karr
Lissipo: Jorge Rigaud

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Last in the series of the cookery game show in which top chefs are put to the test with mystery ingredients and limited cooking time. Ainsley Harriott and Antony Worrall-Thompson compete to create new recipes using chicken and trout. With Fern Britton.
Director John Gorman ; Producer Linda Clifford
PROGRAMME RECIPES: see Ceefax page 613.


Unknown: Antony Worrall-Thompson
Unknown: Fern Britton.
Director: John Gorman
Producer: Linda Clifford

: Gardeners' World

Geoff Hamilton prepares the foundations for a brilliant spring display. Stephen Lacey has tips on extending the late summer show of colour with a mass of tender perennials. Gay Search finds out how a neglected garden was transformed into a fitting setting for a Victorian house in Yorkshire, and Adrian Bloom shows how to create drama and elegance with weeping shrubs, weeping trees and even weeping grasses.
See Geoff Hamilton: page 35


Presenter: Geoff Hamilton
Presenter: Stephen Lacey
Presenter: Adrian Bloom
Series Producer: Betty Talks
Executive Producer: Tony Laryea

: RabCNesbitt

Right. Rab, straight out of jail, surveys his world and decides respectability is the only course. But how can he go straight when society itself is warped?
Written by Ian Pattison ;Director/Producer
ColinGilbert Rpt Stereo


Written By: Ian Pattison
Rab C Nesbitt: Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt: Elaine C Smith
BurneyNesbitt: Eric Cullen
GashNesbitt: Andrew Fairlie
JamesieCotter: Tony Roper
Andra: Brian Pettifer
Dodie: Iain McColl
Nome: John Kazek
Sandy McKean: Gerard Kelly
MrsMcKean: Anne Marie Timoney
Gramps: Joseph Brady
Prison governor: Paul Brooke

: Comic Asides

The third of fourone-off comedy pilots. Mac. A rabid nationalist and self-appointed saviour of Scotland, Mac is driven to despair when his brother Findlay seems set to hire an Englishman to run the family business.
Written by Jack Docherty ; Producers Caroline Roberts and Jack Docherty ; Director Caroline Roberts


Written By: Jack Docherty
Producers: Caroline Roberts
Producers: Jack Docherty
Director: Caroline Roberts
Mac: Jack Docherty
Findlay: Gordon Kennedy
Van Webster: Nick Hancock
Aileen: Elaine Collins
Mrs Hunter: Primrose Milligan

: Room 101

The return of the series in which celebrities talk to Nick Hancock about the things they hate most. This week's guest is Richard Wilson.
See today's choices.

Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Presenter: Nick Hancock
Guest: Richard Wilson
Director: John F D Northover
Producer: Lissa Evans

: Newsnight

Topical news analysis, presented by SueCameron. Subtitled .....

: Edinburgh Nights

Concluding the series of highlights from this year's festival. Tonight,
John Shuttleworth , Phil Kayand Ken Campbell demonstrate the fine art of comedy. Producer Archie Lauchlan ; Editor John Archer


Unknown: John Shuttleworth
Unknown: Phil Kayand
Unknown: Ken Campbell
Producer: Archie Lauchlan
Editor: John Archer

: Weatherview

: Fallen Angels

Tonight, an adaptation of crime writer Jim Thompson 's short story, directed by Hollywood actorTom Cruise. The Frightening Framm/s
Mitch Allison , an eternally optimistic grifter, "borrows"$25,000 from his wife Bette and hits the road. Not long afterwards, he is conned himself and loses all the money to an elderly couple in a fixed card game. Penniless, he is picked up, while hitch-hiking, by femme fatale Babe Lonsdale and her husband.
Adapted by Jon Robin Baitz
ColourandBjW Stereo ......................


Unknown: Jim Thompson
Unknown: Mitch Allison
Unknown: Babe Lonsdale
Adapted By: Jon Robin Baitz
Mitch Allison: Peter Gallagher
Babe Lonsdale: Isabella Rossellini
Bette Allison: Nancy Travis
Ugolino: Joe Viterelli
Martin Lonsdale: John Reilly

: Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

Crime drama starring
James Cagney
Barbara Payton
Escaped prisoner Ralph Cotter kills the brother of his female accomplice. While she vows revenge, he marries a beautiful socialite who is unaware of his true identity.
Director Gordon Douglas (1950) B/W ... * FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50


Unknown: James Cagney
Unknown: Barbara Payton
Unknown: Ralph Cotter
Director: Gordon Douglas
Ralph Cotter: James Cagney
Holiday Carleton: Barbara Payton
Margaret Dobson: Helena Carter
lnspector Weber: Ward Bond
Cherokee Mandon: Luther Adler

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