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: Open University

6.00 Language Development Ways with Words 7276350 6.25 Learning and Doing Maths 7295485 6.50 Chemistry Samples of Analysis 8279027 7.15 Kedleston Hall Subtitled 6038114 7.40 Steel, Stars and Spectra 7138282 8.05 Cragside House - from Lodge to Palace 1978027 8.30 Writingand Publishing In the Market
Place 8190553 8.55 Composing George Fenton in Conversation
9.20 "New Generations" and "Piping Hot" 1268350 10.10 Caught in Time 4737553 10.35 Managing Schools Making Teams Work
11.00 Health and Disease Bloodlines - a Family Legacy
11.25 English Only in America?
11.50 Managing in Organisations - Empowerment


Unknown: George Fenton

: Global Warning

Too Many Elephants. Short documentary film about the continued culling of African elephants

: A Week to Remember

Archive footage from Pathe News, featuring the year 1956. b/w

: David Copperfield

Drama, opening this week's
Saturday Matinée and first in a double bill of Hollywood adaptations of classic British novels.
Starring W C Fields, Lionel Barrymore Freddie Bartholomew
David Copperfield 's happy life with his adoring mother changes radically when she falls underthe influence of the tyrannical MrMurdstone.
Director George Cukor (1935, U) B/W..... ♦ See Films: pages 51-58 ★★★★ * Barry Norman : page 48


Unknown: Lionel Barrymore
Unknown: Freddie Bartholomew
Unknown: David Copperfield
Director: George Cukor
Unknown: Barry Norman
Mr Micawber: W C Fields
Dan Peggotty: Lionel Barry More
David as a child: Freddie Bartholomew
Dora: Maureen Osullivan
Agnes: Madge Evans
Aunt Betsey: Edna May Oliver
Mr Wickfield: Lewis Stone
David as a man: Frank Lawton
Mrs Copperfield: Elizabeth Allan
Uriah Heep: Roland Young
Mr Murdstone: Basil Rathbone
Clickett: Elsa Lanchester
Mrs Mlcawber: Jean Cadell
Nurse Peggotty: Jessie Ralph
Mr Dick: Lennox Pawle
Jane Murdstone: Violet Kemble-Cooper
Mrs Gummidge: Una O'Connor
Ham: John Buckler
Steerforth: Hugh Williams
Limmiter: Ivan Simpson

: Pride and Prejudice

Drama, concluding the Saturday Matinée double bill of Hollywood adaptations of classic
British novels. Starring
GreerGarson, Laurence Olivier England in the early 1800s, and independent-minded Elizabeth Bennet attracts the attention of the wealthy Mr Darcy , whom, muchtohermother's despair, she dislikes for his arrogance and snobbishness.
Director Robert Z Leonard (1940, U)
♦ See Films: pages 51-58


Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Elizabeth Bennet
Unknown: Mr Darcy
Director: Robert Z Leonard
Elizabeth Bennet: Greer Garson
Mr Darcy: Laurence Olivier
Mrs Bennet: Mary Boland
Lady Catherine deBourgh: Edna May Oliver
Jane Bennet: Maureen O'Sullivan
Lydia Bennet: Ann Rutherford
Miss Caroline Bingley: Frieda Inescort
Mr Bennet: Edmund Gwenn
Charlotte Lucas: Karen Morley

: World Snooker

Coverage of the World Snooker Championshipfrom the Crucible
Theatre, Sheffield. Commentary by Ted Lowe , Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds ,
John Spencer , John Virgo and Dennis Taylor. Presented by David Vine.
Directors Trevor Morris. John Watts and David Wood ; Editors Rupert Rumney and Rick Waumsley


Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: Ray Edmonds
Commentary By: John Spencer
Commentary By: John Virgo
Commentary By: Dennis Taylor.
Presented By: David Vine.
Directors: Trevor Morris.
Directors: John Watts
Directors: David Wood
Editors: Rupert Rumney
Editors: Rick Waumsley

: What the Papers Say

The review series that keeps a critical eye on the excesses, fascinations and obsessions of the British press as it covers the week's newsmaking events. Tonight's programme is presented by Michael Leapman.
Producer Brian Blake Stereo


Presented By: Michael Leapman.
Producer: Brian Blake Stereo

: News and Sport

The day's important national and international news developments. Presented by Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Presented By: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Correspondent

The series of personalised reports from BBC journalists located in countries around the world.
The French Foreign Legion has long conjured up a romantic yet brutal image. But what is its role in the modern world? BBC Paris correspondent Kevin Connolly seeks some answers when he goes on patrol with the Legion at its base in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. He talks to the Legionnaires, many of whom now hail from Eastern Europe, and discovers their reasons for abandoningtheir native countries and pledging their lives to the Legion. He also witnesses their occasionally tense relationship with the local people.
The programme also reports from
Manila in the Philippines which has acquired a name as the kidnap capital of Asia, and meets afamily whose child was abducted and murdered. Asia correspondent Fergal Keane challenges the police on the reputation they have for being involved in more than half of the 700 kidnappings that have occurred in the last three years. Editor Keith Bowers ; Deputy editor Fiona Murch


Unknown: Kevin Connolly
Unknown: Fergal Keane
Editor: Keith Bowers
Editor: Fiona Murch

: F D R

Second of a four-part documentary portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt , arguably one of the greatest
American Presidents and an outstandingfigure of the 20th century. Fear Itself. At the age of 39, Roosevelt becomes crippled by polio, so beginning a twofold personal battle - to rehabilitate his body and also his flagging political career. Never a man to accept defeat easily, Roosevelt is determined to teach himself to walk again. Narrated by author and historian David McCollough. See today's choices.


Unknown: Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Unknown: David McCollough.

: Have I Got News for You

The satirical and irreverent news quiz. Host Angus Deayton is joined by team captain Ian Hislop , plus comedian Eddie Izzard and broadcaster
Janet Street-Porter .
Shownyesterday Stereo Subtitled ........


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Captain Ian Hislop
Unknown: Eddie Izzard
Unknown: Janet Street-Porter

: World Snooker

Further action from the World Snooker
Championship at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Presented by David Vine.


Presented By: David Vine.

: Court TV

Eighth of a nine-part series.
The Case of Elizabeth England. In
1992, Elizabeth England was living peaceful life in Jacksonville, Florida. She was 39 and single, working as a loan officer in a bank. But her life changed with one phone call from her doctor - she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and told she needed surgery. She went into hospital and had her left breast removed. When she woke up, she was told shedidn't have cancer at all, and her surgeon had removed a healthy breast. At least 40 percent of American doctors have had some form of legal action taken against them, and England felt she had to go to court to find out who was responsible forthis mistake. Sue Ellicott presents highlights of this traumatic trial. Producer Sarah Brown ; Series producer
JaneyWalker Stereo Subtitled ....


Producer: Sarah Brown

: To Sleep with Anger

Drama starring
Danny Glover
Into the home of a Los Angeles family comes a face from the oast -
Harry. His strange and unsettling influence on those around him leads to a terrifying showdown.
Director Charles Burnett (1990. 12) ♦ See Films: pages 51-58 ****
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Danny Glover
Director: Charles Burnett
Harry Mention: Danny Glover
Gideon: Paul Butler
Suzie: Mary Alice
Junior: Carl Lumbly
Pat: Vonetta McGee
Babe Brother: Richard Brooks
Linda: Sheryl Lee Ralph
Hattie: Ethel Ayler
Herman: Julius Harris
Marsh: Sy Richardson
Okra Vale: Davis Roberts
Preacher: Wonderful Smith

: Words and Music

First of two programmes hosted by Tracey MacLeod which "unplug" classic pop songs.
Cults and Classics. Pop songwriters introduce theirclassic songs and perform them acoustically. This edition includes The Bee Gees with their song To Love Somebody; Deborah Harry and Chris Stein with Heart of Glass: Jimmy Webb with By the Time I Get to
Phoenix; and Iggy Pop and the Stooges with I Wanna Be Your Dog.
Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Mark Cooper


Unknown: Tracey MacLeod
Unknown: Deborah Harry
Unknown: Chris Stein
Unknown: Jimmy Webb
Director: Geraldine Dowd
Producer: Mark Cooper

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