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: Open University

6.00 Seeing with Electrons

6.25 Conies
making circles and ellipses, hyperbolas and parabolas.

6.50 Social Work in the Inner City

7.15 Black Girls in Search of Learning

7.40 A School of Genes

8.05 Religion and Society in Victorian Bristol

8.30 Questions of National Identity

9.20 Bridging the Gap
how teachers can help children move from primary to secondary school.

9.45 Ensembles in Performance
two ensembles perform works by Corelli and Schubert. (Subtitled)

10.10 Magnetic Fields in Space
how the Northern Lights are closely linked to the sun. (Subtitled)

10.35 A Migrant's Heart
a theatre director traces family roots in India. (Subtitled)

11.00 Only Four Colours: Shading a Map (Subtitled)

11.25 Managing Biodiversity Forests in Trinidad

11.50 Accumulating Years and Wisdom

: Wimbledon 96

Live action from the sixth day of the championships. By the end of today's play, the last 16 in both the men's and ladies'singles should be decided.
Introduced by Sue Barker. Commentary by John Barrett , John Alexander ,
Chris Bailey , Mark Cox , Barry Davies , Jo Durie ,
Ann Jones , David Mercer , Pam Shriver , Bill Threlfall , Julian Tutt and Virginia Wade.
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Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: John Alexander
Commentary By: Chris Bailey
Commentary By: Mark Cox
Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Jo Durie
Commentary By: Ann Jones
Commentary By: David Mercer
Commentary By: Pam Shriver
Unknown: Bill Threlfall
Unknown: Julian Tutt
Unknown: Virginia Wade.

: Young Musicians 96: Eurovision Final

The biennial competition to find the Eurovision Young Musician reaches the final in Lisbon, Portugal. Eight finalists, out of an original list of players from 22 countries, compete forthe title by playing movements from concertos of their choice, accompanied by the Portuguese Symphony Orchestra conducted by Luis Izquierdo. Two years ago, cellist
Natalie Clein became the first British winnerof the Europe-wide contest. This year violinist
Rafal Payne won the BBC Young Musician competition and the right to represent the UK. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Stereo............................................. Event sponsored by Lloyds Bank


Conducted By: Luis Izquierdo.
Unknown: Natalie Clein
Violinist: Rafal Payne
Presented By: Sarah Walker.

: Wimbledon 96

Further coverage from today's play at the All England Club. Stereo .............

: The Calling

First of a five-part documentary series focusing on the trials and tribulations of becoming a Christian minister by following students at Queen's College, Birmingham, who are preparingfora life in the Church.
Something a Little Bit Different
Student Chris Rowberry , a former social worker and chef, chose to apply forthe Church of England's priesthood when he was at the Greenbelt Christian rock festival two years ago. He is a New age sympathiserand subscribes to a controversial approach to faith called Creation Spirituality. His views clash with the more traditional spiritual values of Queen's College and, a few months into his studies, he is wonderingwhy he came to train in a theological college at all. He also has to prepare to deliver his first service. Directors David Pearson and Ashok Prasad Producer David Pearson


Unknown: Chris Rowberry
Directors: David Pearson
Directors: Ashok Prasad
Producer: David Pearson

: Dancing in the Street: a Rock and Roll History

Third of a ten-part series in which musicians tell the story of rock music.
So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star. When Bob Dylan arrived in New York, he stirred up not only the placid world of folk music but also rock'n'roll, influencing everyone from the Beatles to the Byrds. Meanwhile in Britain, the Beatles were expandingon the legacy of the Shadows and skiffle to open out British rock music. See today's choices.
Directors Daniel McCabe and Vicky Bippart Series producer Hugh Thomson
INFORMATION: about the series can be accessed on the internet at http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/
BBC BOOK: a book accompanying the series Dancing the Street: a Rock and Roll History is available from booksellers.


Unknown: Bob Dylan
Directors: Daniel McCabe
Directors: Vicky Bippart
Producer: Hugh Thomson

: Today at Wimbledon

Highlights of today's play at the All
England Club, plus a look back on the events of the first week of the tennis championships. introduced by Sue Barker , with views from a guest expert. Producer Sharon Lence ; Editor Philip Bernie


Introduced By: Sue Barker
Producer: Sharon Lence
Editor: Philip Bernie

: The X Files: Gender Bender

Starting a twice-weekly showing of repeat episodes from the first series.

When Scully and Mulder investigate a death, their inquiries lead them to a religious sect.
See today's choices.
(The next episode of The X Files is on Monday at 9.40pm)


Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
Brother Andrew: Brent Hinkley
Sister Abby: Michele Goodger
Marty (Male): Peter Stebbings
Marty (Female): Kate Twa
Michel: Nicholas Lea
Detective: Mitchell Kosterman
Brother Wilton: Paul Batten
Agent 2: Doug Abrahams
Pretty woman: Aundrea MacDonald
Husband: John Rtaylor
Tall man: Grai Carrington
Cop: Tony Morelli
Agent 1: Lesley Wen
Brother Oakley: David Thomson

: Fantasy Football League European Championship Specials

The last in a three-part European edition of Fantasy Football League, presented by Frank Skinner, David Baddiel and their flatmate Statto.
The celebrity managers are presenter of Channel 4's Gazzetta Football Italia James Richardson, expert on the paranormal Uri Geller, and Andy Gray from Sky Sports.
Director Nick Bigsby; Producer Andy Jacobs
Shown yesterday Stereo ...................


Presented By: Frank Skinner
Presented By: David Baddiel
Unknown: James Richardson
Unknown: Uri Geller
Unknown: Andy Gray
Director: Nick Bigsby
Producer: Andy Jacobs

: Later with Jools Holland

The first of six repeats of last autumn's eclectic music shows introduced by pianist Jools Holland. Tonight's show features Manchester indie band Black Grape, soul sensation D'Angelo, Jamaican reggae legend Gregory Isaacs , former Madness frontman Suggs, and platinum-selling American rock star Melissa Etheridge.
Director Janet Fraser-Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper


Pianist: Jools Holland.
Unknown: Black Grape
Unknown: D'Angelo
Unknown: Gregory Isaacs
Unknown: Suggs
Unknown: Melissa Etheridge
Director: Janet Fraser-Crook
Producer: Mark Cooper

: Young Musicians 96: Encore

Violinist Tasmin Little , a Young
Musicians finalist from 1982, plays music by Delius and Brahms, with pianist Martin Roscoe.
Director Bob Coles 7 BBC GUIDE TO MUSIC MAKING: price £3.50 is available from BBC Edcuation, PO Box 7. London W5 2GQ
Followed by Weatherview


Violinist: Tasmin Little
Pianist: Martin Roscoe.
Director: Bob Coles

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