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: Open University

6.00 Education Making Readers for Life 9464236

6.25 Maths "Real" Exponential Functions 9443743

6.50 Organic Chemistry Looking-Glass World

7.15 A New Role for Men 5419255

7.40 Volcanic Iceland 4017255

8.05 What Is Music? 5275507

8.30 Crossing the Border Images of England 6888323

8.55 Child's Play 6867830

9.20 Education and Society Anti-Racist Maths 2030897

9.45 The Chemistry of Life and Death 4203168

10.10 Seeing through Maths The Passionate Statistician

10.35 Statistics The Census

11.00 Global Firms in the Industrialising East Subtitled 8498965

11.25 An English Accent 6867588

11.50 Modelling in the Motor Industry

: Mud, Glorious Mud

Documentary about the wading birds that flock to Britain's river estuaries to feed on the rich variety of marine creatures living inthemud. Rpt.....

: Gaslight

Oscar-winning melodrama, opening this week's Saturday
Matinée and the first in a double bill starring Charles Boyer with Ingrid Bergman , Joseph Cotten
A young bride returns to live in the house where her aunt was murdered. Underthe influence of this mysterious atmosphere and her husband's sinister behaviour, she begins to doubt her sanity.
DirectorGeorgeCukor(1944,PG) B/W .. # See Films: pages 59-66 ****


Unknown: Charles Boyer
Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Unknown: Joseph Cotten
Gregory Anton: Charles Boyer
Paula Alquist: Ingrid Bergman
Brian Cameron: Joseph Cotten
Miss Thwaites: Dame May Whitty
Nancy: Angela Lansbury
Elizabeth: Barbara Everest
Budge: Eustace Wyatt
Maestro Guardi: Emil Rameau
General Huddleston: Edmund Breon
Mr Mufflin: Halliwell Hobbes
Williams: Tom Stevenson
Lady Dalroy: Heather Thatcher
Lord Dalroy: Lawrence Grossmith
Pianist: Jakob Gimpel

: Love Is a Ball

Romantic comedy, concluding the Saturday Matinée double bill of films starring Charles Boyer
Also starring Glenn Ford , Hope Lange
On the Riviera. matchmaker
Etienne Pimm hires three men, including American John Davis , to groom a penniless duke into a suitable husband for an American heiress. Showing in widescreen format.
Director David Swift (1963).... ♦ See Films: pages 59-66 **


Unknown: Charles Boyer
Unknown: Glenn Ford
Unknown: Hope Lange
Unknown: Etienne Pimm
Unknown: John Davis
Director: David Swift
Monsieur Etienne Pimm: Charles Boyer
John Davis: Glenn Ford
Millie Mehaffey: Hope Lange
Gaspard: Ricardo Montalban
Dr Gump: Telly Savalas
Mathilda: Ruth McDevitt
janine: Ulla Jacobsson

: Best of Esther

Esther Rantzen discusses the subject of weddings with guests including a woman who has been married ten times, and a couple whose vicar forgot their important day. With fashion designer
Elizabeth Emanuel.


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Designer: Elizabeth Emanuel.

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Actor Loni Anderson 's marriage-breakdown with Burt Reynolds was protracted and bitter. Today, Anderson talks to Oprah Winfrey about those turbulent times, Stereo Subtitled....


Unknown: Loni Anderson
Unknown: Burt Reynolds
Unknown: Oprah Winfrey


Highlights from Thursday's edition of Top of the Pops and chart hits from the recent and not-so-recent past.
Producer RicBlaxill Stereo .................

: Ice Skating

Action from the penultimate day of the World Figure Skating Championships in Edmonton, Canada. After one bronze medal, a silver and two golds at the last four World Championships, Russia's Oksana Gritschuk and Evgeny Platov are favourites to clinch a hat trick of world titles in the free dance competition. British hopes for success in ice dancing, an event in recession since the heyday of Torvill and Dean, may enjoy an upswing in fortunes with the team of Marika Humphreys and Philip Askew. Commentary by Alan Weeks and Barry Davies. Hosted by Sue Barker with Robin Cousins.
Producer Barbara Slater ; Executive producer Jim Reside
Coverage continues on BBC2 tomorrow at 3.10pm Stereo.................


Unknown: Gritschukand Evgeny Platov
Unknown: Marika Humphreys
Unknown: Philip Askew.
Commentary By: Alan Weeks
Commentary By: Barry Davies.
Unknown: Barkerwith Robin Cousins.
Producer: Barbara Slater

: News and Sport

The day's important national and international news developments. Presented by Jill Dando. Subtitled
Weather David Lee ...................


Presented By: Jill Dando.
Unknown: David Lee

: Correspondent

The series of personalised reports from BBCjoumalists around the world tonight features two special investigations as part of the BBC's Dealingwith Drugs season.
Julie Flint visits the emerging nation of Somaliland, where addiction to the powerful stimulant drug contained in Qat leaves is underminingthe economy and destroying the family unit.
Edward Stourton reports from
Poland, the gateway for dealers smuggling drugs into western Europe, where he profiles Marek Kotanski , a controversial figure at the forefront of the fight against the trade in drugs. See today's choices.
EditorKeith Bowers The Dealing with Drugs season continues with Heart of the Matter on BBC tomorrowat 10.55pm Stereo Subtitled...


Unknown: Julie Flint
Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: Marek Kotanski

: Bookmark: Skinhead Farewell

CuIt classic Skinhead told the violent story of a gang of hooligans led by anti-hero Joe Hawkins. On its publication in 1970, few predicted success for it on the bestseller lists.
But it went on to sell more than a million copies in just two years and was considered sufficiently controversial to be banned from school playgrounds. Behind the enigma of its writer Jim Moffat, alias Richard Allen, lay a bizarre reality. Allen had no connection with the youth gangs he wrote about, compiling all his research from newspapers and television.
The Irish-Canadian was part of a publishing explosion of New English Library works in the seventies in which hundreds of novels, pumped out in quick succession, sold up to 500,000 copies each. Allen died in 1993 but, with the help of his widow, Derry, and skinheads who treasure his books, the strands of his life are drawn together.
Extracts from Allen's enduringly popular books are read by Ross Kemp (Grant Mitchell in EastEnders).
Producer Ian MacMillan; Series editor Roland Keating
Repeated on Friday at 12.35am

Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Joe Hawkins.
Unknown: Jim Moffat
Unknown: Richard Allen
Read By: Ross Kemp
Read By: Grant Mitchell
Producer: Ian MacMillan
Editor: Roland Keating

: Court TV

Third in a nine-part series takinga look inside US courtrooms for some of the most remarkable trials of recent years. The Case of Gregory Kingsley
Tonight, a 12-year-old boy from an affluent Florida neighbourhood caught in the crossfire between his adoptive and natural families. Gregory Kingsley wanted to stay with his fosterfamily, but his biological mother,
Rachel Kingsley , was determined to reclaim custody of her son. Forthe first time in American legal history, a child was given the right to choose his own lawyerandfile his own lawsuit, with the intention of fightingto have his mother's legal rights withdrawn. Producer Steve Greenwood ; Series producer
JaneyWalker Stereo Subtitled ....


Unknown: Gregory Kingsley
Unknown: Gregory Kingsley
Unknown: Rachel Kingsley
Producer: Steve Greenwood

: Anatomy of a Murder

Courtroom drama, starring James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara
When an army lieutenant is held for the killing of a bartender, his defence is "justifiable homicide", on the grounds that the man had viciously assaulted and raped his wife. Paul Biegler is the lawyer hired to defend him.
Director Otto Preminger (1959, 15)
? See Films: pages 59-66 ?????
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Lee Remick
Unknown: Ben Gazzara
Unknown: Paul Biegler
Director: Otto Preminger
Paul Biegler: James Stewart
Laura Manion: Lee Remick
Lt Frederick Manion: Ben Gazzara
Parnell McCarthy: Arthur O'Connell
Maida: Eve Arden
Claude Dancer: George C Scott
Mary Pilant: Kathryn Grant
Judge Weaver: Joseph N Welch
Mitch Lodwick: Brooks West
Alphonse Paquette: Murray Hamilton
Dr Smith: Orson Bean
Dr Harcourt: Alexander Campbell
Mr Lemon: Russ Brown
Dr Dompierre: Howard McNear

: Later with Jools Holland

The secondof a series of programmes taken from last year's eclectic music shows hosted by pianist Jools Holland. America's Sheryl Crow performs songs from her best-selling album Tuesday Night Music Club, the enigmatic PJ Harvey (accompanied by the Electra Strings) showcases material from To Bring You My Love, the Tindersticks are backed by a 16-piece orchestra, plus electro-DJ wizard Moby and London funk outfit D-Influence.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper


Unknown: Sheryl Crow
Director: Janet Fraser Crook
Producer: Mark Cooper

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