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: Open University

6.15 From Micro to Mainframe
6.40 Maths Methods Waves
7.05 Graphs, Networks and Design Money Grows on Trees 7992445 7.30 What You
Never Knew about Sex Reptile Reproduction 9796280 7.55 Authority in 16th-Century Europe 2955716 8.20 Managing Public Services All Change? 9999532 8.45 Musical Prodigies?

: Eek! The Cat

9.10 Cartoon about a cat who keeps finding himself in trouble.

: The Itsy Bitsy Spider Theanimated

antics of an arachnid. Repeat

: The Mask

Animation about an ancient mask that turns into a superhero.
(Repeat) (Stereo)

: Ship to Shore

Comedy drama. On the Australian island of Circe, a group of friends decide to take matters into their own hands in the struggle against the pompous Chief of Security, Hermes Endakis.
(Repeat) (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Grange Hill The series from 1987.

Helen has a sad duty to perform.
Written by Margaret Simpson Repeat


Unknown: Helen Ruth Carraway
Unknown: Mr Griffiths Georgea
Unknown: Fay Alison Bettles
Unknown: Steven Tim Polley
Unknown: Lucy Leah Finch
Written By: Margaret Simpson

: White Fang Live action drama about

the relationship between a wolf-dog and a 17-year-Old boy. Repeat

: Small World

The Sunrise Dance. Following 11-year-old Suijetta Crocker as she takes part in a three-day long ancient Apache ceremony in America.


Unknown: Suijetta Crocker

: Iznogoud Animation, set in an

Arabian country, about an evil official with a single wish -to become the ruler.

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Sue Barker in London and Steve Rider in Estoril

12.05 Motor Cycling
Coverage of races 15 and 16 in the British Superbike championship from Mallory Park. As the race for the title nears its conclusion, the competition could hardly be closer, with Scotland's Niall Mackenzie only five points ahead of Jamie Witham from Huddersfield.
Commentary by Barry Nutley.

12.30, 3.50 Golf
Fourth- and final-round coverage of the Loch Lomond World
Invitational. Commentary by Peter Alliss, Dougie Donnelly, Mike Hughesdon, Dave Marr and Gary Wostenholme.

1.30 Grand Prix
Live coverage of the Portuguese Grand Prix from Estoril as Britain's Damon Hill aims to clinch the Formula One world championship. Hill will be crowned champion for the first time if he finishes ahead of his Williams team-mate Jacques Villeneuve, or if his Canadian rival fails to finish in the top three. Hill spun out of the Italian Grand Prix a fortnight ago but Villeneuve's failure to finish in the points has made Hill's 13-point lead look more commanding. Triumph in this penultimate race of the season would be particularly sweet for Hill, whose contract with Williams has not been renewed for 1997.
Highlights of the race can be seen at 9.50pm on BBC Two.


Presenter: Sue Barker
Presenter: (Grand Prix)
Motorcyclist: Niall MacKenzie
Motorcyclist: Jamie Witham
Commentary (Motor Cycling): Barry Nutley
Commentary (Golf): Peter Alliss
Commentary (Golf): Dougie Donnelly
Commentary (Golf): Mike Hughesdon
Commentary (Golf): Dave Marr
Commentary (Golf): Gary Wostenholme
Racing driver: Damon Hill
Racing driver: Jacques Villeneuve
Commentary (Grand Prix): Tony Jardine
Commentary (Grand Prix): Jonathan Palmer
Commentary (Grand Prix): Murray Walker

: Rugby Special

Today's action includes highlights from the traditional West Country clash between Gloucester and Bath. Plus the second-division tie between Bedford and Richmond. And in Wales, Swansea are at home to Llanelli. With John Inverdale.


Unknown: John Inverdale.

: Wildlife on Two

Nature's Neons
In the mangroves of Asia, a million fireflies flash in synchronous waves of light while, from the depths of the oceans, brilliant spectacles of light compete admirably with those of Piccadilly Circus. New light-sensitive cameras penetrate the darkness and reveal the stories and creatures behind these bioluminescent displays. Narrated by David Attenborough.
ProducerHilaryJeffkins Repeat Stereo ..


Unknown: David Attenborough.

: The Promised Land

A five-part documentary series which achieved landmark critical acclaim, several awards and three Emmy nominations during its American screenings. With the use of unseen film and stills from private collections and public archives, the series follows the stories of a handful of migrants and theirfamilies over three generations.
Any Place But Here. The first part begins the story of the greatest peacetime migration in history when, between 1940 and 1970, five million
African-Americans fled the oppression of the Mississippi cotton belt by going north, mainly to Chicago. Narrated by Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman , who himself took part in the migration. Director Edmund Couthard ; Series producer
AnthonyGeffen * See John Peel: page 10


Unknown: Morgan Freeman
Director: Edmund Couthard

: How to Be Prime Minister

It begins with cheers but almost always ends in tears. Yet, as the election looms, competition forthetopjob grows ever more intense. Why? The hours are terrible, money so-so, job security non-existent. On the plus side, there's free accommodation in central London and probably more power overyour country than any other leader in the western world. With the help of the present and previous incumbents,
Michael Cockerell offers the first "how to" guide to the job of prime minister. Producer Charles Miller ; Editor Anne Tyerman


Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Producer: Charles Miller
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: Terry Venables: the Man Who Would Be King

The story of one of British football's most controversial characters. The son of a dockerfrom Dagenham in east London, TerryVenables rose from humble beginnings to become coach of the England football team. His career has been kaleidoscopic: professional footballer (most notably with Chelsea and Tottenham), singer, writer (the seventies detective series Hazell) and businessman. Family, friends, compatriots and critics all contribute to this warts-and-all portrait.
Producer Danny Fenton ; Executive producer
Tony Moss


Producer: Danny Fenton
Producer: Tony Moss

: Grand Prix

Introduced by Steve Rider from Estoril.
Highlights of today's Portuguese Grand Prix from Estoril, can Damon Hill win the championship or will Jacques Villenuve keep the championship going to the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka in three weeks time.
Commentary by Murray Walker and Jonathan Palmer with Tony Jardine reporting in the pits.


Presenter: Steve Rider
Commentator: Murray Walker
Commentator: Jonathan Palmer
Pit Reporter: Tony Jardine

: Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

The Way Out West season continues with this western starring Robert Redford, Katharine Ross

California, 1909: returning to his tribal reservation, Paiute Indian Willie Boy meets up again with his former love Lola Boniface. That night, Willie Boy kills
Lola's father in a scuffle and the two go on the run, pursued by sympathetic lawman Christopher Cooper. But, in a political atmosphere of mounting anti-Indian hysteria, Willie Boy soon becomes a prized trophy for Cooper's vengeful posse.Showing in widescreen.
(1969, 15)
See Films: pages 66-73 ****


Director: Abraham Polonsky
Christopher Cooper: Robert Redford
Lola Boniface: Katharine Ross
Willie Boy: Robert Blake
Dr Elizabeth Arnold: Susan Clark
RayCalvert: Barry Sullivan
Frank Wilson: Charles McGraw
Hacker: John Vernon
Benby: Charles Aidman
Finney: Shelly Novack
Tom: Ned Romero

: Golf

Coverage of the final day's play in the Solheim Cup between Europe and the USA from St Pierre, Chepstow, featuring highlights of the 12 singles matches. Commentary by Alex Hay and Beverly Lewis. Introduced by Hazel Irvine.
Followed by Weatherview


Commentary By: Alex Hay
Commentary By: Beverly Lewis.
Introduced By: Hazel Irvine.

: The Learning Zone

2.00 Channel Hopping 1-4: opportunities to live, work and train in Europe.
4.00 Teaching Languages - how to teach languages to adults more effectively.
Business and Work
5.00MakingTime At Work and Home Repeat 33965 5.30 Business Matters A Brief History of Swatch
Open University
6.00The Structure of Liquids Superflow Repeat 2957033 6.25 Database
Developments Repeat 2976168 6.50 A Source of Power forthe State

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