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: Open University

6.20 Discovering 16th Century
Strasbourg Repeat 8445923 6.45
Elements Organised -the Periodic Table Repeat 8938294 7.10 FromPublicto Private Repeat

: Open Saturday

What Is School For? David Goldblatt looks at schools and teaching methods in Britain and abroad, examining some of today's key educational issues.
Executive producer Chris Palmer INFORMATION: call [number removed] for a free brochure, and see Ceefax page 617. The internet address is: http://www.open.ac.uk/saturday/


Unknown: David Goldblatt
Producer: Chris Palmer

: Menzone

Quentin Willson introduces a new strand of programmes designed to appeal to men.

10.35 Top Gear
As Ferrari celebrates its 50th anniversary, Jeremy Clarkson joins the party by driving the 550 Maranello. Tiff Needell tempers his racing technique when he takes a masterclass in urban driving, and Steve Berry travels to Korea for the Seoul Motor Show.
Shown last Thursday Stereo Subtitled..

11.05 The Big Deal
In the Blood. This first of four programmes about men in business profiles horse dealer Charlie Gordon , who specialises in buying race horses for the rich and famous. GUIDE: for Management Development guide, send a £2 cheque, payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]

11.40-12.10pm Hancock's Half Hour
The Tycoon. When Hancock's shares plummet in value, he decides to attend a building society shareholders' meeting.
Black and white Repeat

Menzone editor Mike Finlason


Introduces: Quentin Willson
Introduces: Steve Berry
Unknown: Charlie Gordon
Editor: Mike Finlason

: The Sky at Night

Eyes on the Universe. For the 40th anniversary of The Sky at Night, Patrick Moore is joined by some of the world's leading astronomers to trace the story of the telescope.
Repeat Stereo Subtitled ................


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Under Capricorn

Historical melodrama, concluding the season of Alfred Hitchcock films, starring Ingrid Bergman
In 1830s Australia, the Irish-born wife of a wealthy ex-convict fails to settle in her new homeland. When she is visited by her cousin, her scheming maid stirs uptrouble. (1949 PG)
♦ See Films: pages 52-60 ***


Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Lady Henrietta Rusky: Ingrid Bergman
Sam Flusky: Joseph Cotten
Charles Adare: Michael Wilding
Milly: Margaret Leighton
Governor: Cecil Parker
Corrigan: Denis O'Dea
Winter: Jack Watling
Coachman: Harcourt Williams
MrPotter: John Ruddock
Mr Banks: Bill Shine

: Close Up on Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock 's biographer, Donald Spoto , talks about the director's film
Notorious. Stereo .......................


Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock
Talks: Donald Spoto

: Three-Day Eventing

Live coverage of the climax of today's cross-country stage of the Badminton Horse Trials, where selection forthe European championships is at stake. Introduced byClare Balding. With commentary by Lorna Clarke , Lucinda Green and Michael Tucker.
Producers Wendy Sheppard and JohnnieWatherston Stereo ............


Commentary By: Lorna Clarke
Commentary By: Lucinda Green
Commentary By: Michael Tucker.
Producers: Wendy Sheppard

: The Saint

The House on Dragon's Rock. The Saint investigates the mystery of an old research laboratory in Wales. Starring Roger Moore as Simon Templar.
First shown on ITV ............................


Unknown: Roger Moore
Unknown: Simon Templar.

: Rugby Special

John Inverdale presents highlights from Twickenham of this afternoon's Pilkington Cup final between four-times winners
Leicester and Sale, making their first ever cup final appearance.
Editor Gerard Lane Stereo


Unknown: John Inverdale
Editor: Gerard Lane Stereo

: News and Sport

With Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Suzanne Charlton ...........


Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Correspondent

In tonight's programme
Isobel Hilton travels into the jungles of Ecuador on the trail of the "biopirates" who exploit valuable natural resources.
There are fortunes to be made finding plants that can cure the world'sdiseases, but the shamen elders of an ancient native Indian tribe protest that their knowledge is being stolen.
Also, Edward Behr returns to his old regiment, the Garhwal Rifles in the Himalayas, to see how much has changed since
Indian independence; and David Sells reports on the plight of Albanian refugees in Italy.
Editor Keith Bowers Postponed from
3May Stereo Subtitled .........


Unknown: Isobel Hilton
Unknown: Edward Behr
Unknown: David Sells
Editor: Keith Bowers

: Scene by Scene with Sean Connery

With a career spanning nearly 40 years, Scottish actor Sean Connery is one of the world's most popular movie stars. In this programme, while watching clips from his films, he relates anecdotesto Mark Cousins about his life in cinema. Films discussed include Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie and The Hill, which follows at 9.45pm. See today's choices.
Director Mark Cousins Executive producer May Miller


Unknown: Sean Connery
Unknown: Mark Cousins

: Yes Prime Minister

Anotherchance to see an episode of the political comedy. The Grand Design. Prime Minister Jim Hacker visits the Ministry of Defence, where he is on the verge of making radical changes.
Written by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby
Repeat Subtitled ..................


Unknown: Jim Hacker
Written By: Antony Jay
Written By: Jonathan Lynn
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Jim Hacker: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard: Derek Fowlds
General Howard: Frederick Treves
Professor Rosenblaum: Oscar Quitak
Malcolm Warren: Barry Stanton

: Have I Got News for You

The satirical news quiz. hosted by Angus Deayton , with regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop.
Shown yesterday Stereo


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop.

: The Hill

Prison drama opening a short season of films starring Sean Connery
Also starring Harry Andrews Five new prisoners arrive at a military detention camp in North Africa in the Second World War.
There they are subjected to the ingenious and brutal discipline of Sergeant Major Wilson.
Di rector Sidney Lumet (1965)
Black and white
The Sean Connery season of films continues with Cuba at 12.50am
♦ See Films: pages 52-60 ★★★★ * Barry Norman on Sean Connery : page 48


Unknown: Sean Connery
Unknown: Harry Andrews
Unknown: Sergeant Major Wilson.
Unknown: Sidney Lumet
Unknown: Sean Connery
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Sean Connery
Joe Roberts: Sean Connery
Sergeant Major Wilson: Harry Andrews
Harris: Ian Bannen
Monty Bartlett: Roy Kinnear
Staff Sergeant Williams: Ian Hendry
Medical officer: Michael Redgrave
George Stevens: Alfred Lynch
JackoKing: Ossie Davis
Jock McGrath: Jack Watson
Commandant: Norman Bird
Sergeant Burton: Neil McCallum
Walters: Howard Goorney
Martin: Tony Caunter

: Later with Jools Holland

Jools Holland returns for a ninth series of the popular music show.
Jools s guests tonight include Beck, Rollins Band, ex-Talking Heads singer David Byrne , Brand New Heavies, and Cuban pianist Ruben Gonzalez. See today's choices. Director Janet FraserCrook
Producer Mark Cooper ♦ See This Week on page 6; and Music on page 42


Unknown: Jools Holland
Singer: David Byrne
Pianist: Ruben Gonzalez.
Director: Janet Frasercrook
Producer: Mark Cooper

: Close Up on Hitchcock

The series in which famous people discuss their favourite moments from the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Tonight, actress Teresa Wright talks about working on Shadow of a Doubt. Producer Nick Freand Jones


Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock.
Talks: Teresa Wright
Producer: Nick Freand Jones

: Cuba

Adventure starring
Sean Connery
Christmas 1959: Robert
Dapes, a soldier of fortune, arrives in Havana, Cuba, to advise the poorly-trained army in the methods of combating rebellion. On the eve of Fidel
Castro's revolution, Dapes finds himself embroiled in a world of vice, corruption and romance.
Director Richard Lester (1979)
The Sean Connery season of films continues tomorrow with The Presidio at 9.20pm
* See Films: pages 52-60 *
Followed byWeatherview


Unknown: Sean Connery
Director: Richard Lester
Unknown: Sean Connery
Robert Dapes: Sean Connery
Alexandra Pulido: Brooke Adams
Gutman: Jack Weston
Ramirez: Hector Elizondo
Skinner: Denholm Elliott
General Bello: Martin Balsam
Juan Pulido: Chris Sarandon
Faustino: Alejandro Rey

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