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: Open University

6.00 Opening Doors Some Personal
Views - various women talk about their motivating forces. 6130787 6.25
Fibonacci Numbers - how quickly do rabbits breed? Maths has the answer.
6046394 6.50 Bullying: Danger-Children at Play - a theatre company helps schools to explore the problem of bullying. 8664503 7.15 Sam's Story-a girl who attends a secondary school despite multiple disabilities. 4858706 7.40 Fires of Life - why all life on earth needs carbon to survive. 9347874 8.05 The Leathart
Collection - a look at a Victorian industrialist's art collection.
8.30 Age and Identity - how ageing affects the way we think of ourselves and our surroundings.
9.20 Living with Technology: Food - how sustainable are modern farming methods? 2122481 lO.lOThe
Management of NuclearWaste - what stepsare British power stations takingto confront the problems of holding nuclear waste? 5668058 10.35 Who Belongs to Glasgow? - the Scottish city's changing economy and recent tourism programme. Subtitled 2867348 11.00 Mind Readers-do men and women perceive emotions in differentways? 3110348 11.25
Controlling Carnival Crowds - this study of the psychology of crowd behaviourfollows the Notting Hill Carnival.

: Holiday Outings

John Pitman visits Viti Levu in Fiji and Castaway Island.


Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: Viti Levu
Unknown: Castaway Island.

: The Ten Commandments

Oscar-winning biblical epic, opening this week's Saturday
Matinée double bill. Starring
Charlton Heston
Also starring Yul Brynner , Anne Baxter Found and adopted as a child by the Egyptian Princess Bithiah, the Hebrew Moses is the favourite and apparent heir of the Pharaoh. But Moses's love for
Princess Nefretiti angers the Pharaoh's son. When his true origins are revealed, Moses is banished into the desert.
Director Cecil B DeMille (1956. U) Subtitled. * See Films: pages 42-48 ****


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Yul Brynner
Unknown: Anne Baxter
Unknown: Hebrew Moses
Director: Cecil B Demille
Moses: Charlton Heston
Rameses: Yul Brynner
Nefretiti: Anne Baxter
Dathan: Edward G Robinson
Sephora: Yvonne de Carlo
Lilia: Debra Paget
Joshua: John Derek
Bithiah: Nina Foch
Aaron: John Carradine
Baka: Vincent Price
Sethi: Cedric Hardwicke
Yochabel: Martha Scott
Memnet: Judith Anderson
Jethro: Eduard Franz

: The Hawaiians

Historical drama concluding the Saturday Matinée double bill offilms starring Charlton Heston
Hawaii at the turn of the century: when his grandfatherdies and his cousin Micah Hale takes overthe family business, Whip Hoxworth sets up his own plantation and is determined to make his fortune on the islands. Showing in widescreen format.
Director Tom Gries (1970) Subt/tled ♦See Films: pages 42-48 *


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Micah Hale
Director: Tom Gries
Whip Hoxworth: Charlton Heston
Nyuk Tsin: Tina Chen
Purity Hoxworth: Geraldine Chaplin
Noel Hoxworth: John Phillip Law
Micah Hale: Alec McCowen
Mun Ki: Mako
Milton Overpeck: Don Knight
Fumiko: Miko May Ama

: Young Musicians 96

A Choir for a Day
Sarah Walker and Christopher Warren-Green join a scratch choir of youngsters aged between seven and 20 learning to sing in very different styles in the last offourworkshops for young musicians. Underthe leadership of choral conductors Ronald Corp and Scott Stroman , who introduce their pupils to the basics of breath control and harmonising by ear, the choir progresses from warm-up exercises to performing Handel's Zadok the Priest and the gospel classic Over My Head in just two concentrated rehearsals. Producer Jonathan Fulford ; Executive producer
Bob Lockyer Young Musicians 96: Encore is later at 1.20am Event sponsored by Lloyds Bank


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Christopher Warren-Green
Unknown: Scott Stroman
Producer: Jonathan Fulford
Producer: Bob Lockyer

: News and Sport

Presented by Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley ...............


Presented By: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: The Calling

Documentary series following students at Queen's College, Birmingham, as they prepare for a life in the Church.
Those Pews Are Cruel. On his first day as a minister, former printer and shop steward Jeff Reynolds finds he has been given a funeral to conduct. Has training prepared him for the challenge of leading six churches with elderly congregations? Meanwhile, ex-singer Lucy Winkett, hoping for an inner-city posting after the completion of her training, gets some first-hand experience of the community in the Handsworth area of Birmingham. Directors David Pearson and Ashok Prasad
Producer David Pearson


Unknown: Jeff Reynolds
Unknown: Lucy Winkett
Directors: David Pearson
Directors: Ashok Prasad
Producer: David Pearson

: Cricket

Highlights from Lord's of today's
Benson and Hedges Cup final between defending champions Lancashire and Northamptonshire. Commentary by Richie Benaud , David Gowerand
Geoffrey Boycott. Hosted by Tony Lewis. Producer Alan Griffiths


Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: David Gowerand
Commentary By: Geoffrey Boycott.
Unknown: Tony Lewis.
Producer: Alan Griffiths

: Dancing in the Street: a Rock and Roll History

Series in which musicians tell the story of rock music - from origins to global domination.
Crossroads. I the early sixties,
Chicago blues is adopted by British listeners and the music of artists such as Muddy Waters gives birth to a succession of new British rhythm-and-blues artists. See today's choices. Directors Karen Walsh and Alan Lewens ; Series producer Hugh Thomson INFORMATION: about the series can be accessed on the Internet at http://www.bbc.co.uk/dancing


Directors: Karen Walsh
Directors: Alan Lewens
Producer: Hugh Thomson

: Takin' Over the Asylum

First of a six-part award-winning comedy drama set in a psychiatric hospital.
HeyJude. Dreaming of becoming a professional DJ, Eddie reluctantly agrees to resurrect the dilapidated radio station at St Jude's Psychiatric Hospital. See today's choices.
Written by Donna Franceschild ; ProducerChris Parr Director David Blair


Written By: Donna Franceschild
Producer: Chris Parr
Director: David Blair
Eddie: Ken Stott
Grandma: Elizabeth Spriggs
Griffin: Roy Hanlon
Nana: Mary MacLeod
Francine: Katy Murphy
Campbell: David Tennant
Fergus: Angus MacFadyen
Rosalie: Ruth McCabe
Isabel: Angela Bruce
Stuart: Kenneth Bryans

: The X Files

Continuing the twice-weekly showing of repeat episodes from the first series.
Miracle Man.
Scully and Mulder investigate the powers of a mysterious healer.
See today's choices.


Unknown: Andrew Duncan
Unknown: Gillian Anderson
Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
Sheriff Daniels: R D Call
Samuel: Scott Bairstow
Reverend Hartley: George Gerdes
Leonard Vance: Dennis Upscomb
Judge: Walter Marsh
Hohman's father: Campbell Lane
Chilton Crane: Margaret Hohman
Firechief: Howard Storey

: 2 Dance

The third series of Dance for the Camera, commissioned by the Arts Council of England and BBC2, begins with two very different programmes. Attitude. A dance whose title accurately reflects its bold outlook. Choreographed by RJC Dance Theatre Director Anne Parouty
Never Say Die. A murderous tale that takes place in a ballet school. Choreographer/Director Nigel Charnock
The 2 Dance series continues tomorrow at 11.25pm Stereo.....


Director: Anne Parouty
Director: Nigel Charnock

: On My Own

Coming of age drama, starring Judy Davis
Simon's Christmas is ruined when he learns that his divorced mother is in hospital. Later, when she arrives at his boarding school, he realises the extent of her problems.
Director Antonio Tibaidi (1992) Stereo .. ♦ See Films: pages 42-48


Unknown: Judy Davis
Director: Antonio Tibaidi
Mother: Judy Davis
Simon Henderson: Matthew Ferguson
John Henderson: David McIlwraith
The Colonel: Jan Rubes
Shammas: Michele Melega

: Young Musicians 96: Encore

The series of recitals given by past
Young Musicians finalists continues with oboist Nicholas Daniel , the winner. Accompanied by pianist Julius Drake , he plays pieces by Madeleine Dring , Schumann plus Duologue, a work specially written by Colin Matthews. Director Bob Coles
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Nicholas Daniel
Pianist: Julius Drake
Unknown: Madeleine Dring
Written By: Colin Matthews.
Director: Bob Coles

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