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: Open University

Note: repeats are not indicated.
6.05 The Emergence of Greek Mathematics 7079960 6.30 Whose Body? 53186 7.00 Sickle Cell: a Lethal Advantage Subtitled 34895 7.30 The French
Revolution Stereo

: Weekend 24

News plus a preview of weekend sport from BBC News 24. Hosted by Sarah Montague and David Robertson.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: David Robertson.

: Open Saturday

Managing to Survive. An exploration of the forces shaping the role of managers in the business wortd. With Howard Stableford and management guru Charles Handy.
Series producer Andrew Law WEB SITE: www.open.ac.uk/saturday
BROCHURE INFORMATION: call[number removed]Calls will be charged at the national rate CEEFAX: page


Unknown: Charles Handy.

: World Snooker

Ken Doherty begins his defence of the title he won in style last year as coverage commences of the 17-day world professional snooker championship from the Crucible in Sheffield. Presented by David Vine , with commentary coming from Ray Edmonds , Clive Everton , Jim Meadowcroft , John Parrott ,
John Spencer , Dennis Taylor and John Virgo.
Producer Graham Fry ♦ See Sport: page 41


Unknown: Ken Doherty
Presented By: David Vine
Unknown: Ray Edmonds
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Jim Meadowcroft
Unknown: John Parrott
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: John Virgo.

: The Whitbread: the World's Greatest Ocean Race

Action from the 870-mile sprint alongthe US east coast from Fort Lauderdale in Florida to Annapolis in Maryland. Hosted by Steve Rider , with Fenella George and Richard Simmonds.


Unknown: Steve Rider
Unknown: Fenella George
Unknown: Richard Simmonds.

: Fancy That!

Diane-Louise Jordan shows howto make attractive carnival outfits. Repeat


Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan

: Tap Dogs

The muscular Australian troupe show off theirtap-dancing routine at London's
Sadler's Wells theatre. Repeat .

: Apache Woman

Western, the first of two Saturday
Matinée films showing as a tribute to Lloyd Bridges, who died last month.
A government agent rides into a small town to investigate a series of killings.
Director Roger Corman (1955) ............ * See Films: pages 48-53 ***


Director: Roger Corman
RexMoffet: Lloyd Bridges
Anne Libeau: Joan Taylor
Armand: Lance Fuller
Macey: Morgan Jones
Tom Chandler: Jonathan Haze

: Attack on the Iron Coast

Second World War drama concluding the Saturday Matinee double bill starringthe late Lloyd Bridges
Major Wilson plans a daring raid to destroy a German naval base on the French coast.
Director Paul Wendkos (1968) * See Films: pages 48-53 **


Director: Paul Wendkos
Major James Wilson: Lloyd Bridges
Captain Owen Franklin: Andrew Keir
Sue Wilson: Sue Lloyd
Lt Commander Kimberley: Mark Eden
Sir Frederick Grafton: Maurice Denham

: The Virginian

Classic Western series from the sixties.
Woman from White Wing. The Virginian and Steve meet a strangerwith a secret that could destroy the relationship between Garth and Betsy. Repeat

: World Snooker

Continuing coverage from Sheffield. In action this afternoon are James Wattana , who is strugglingto regain the form he showed in the mid-nineties, and John Higgins , who is enjoying a purple patch this season. Stereo ..................


Unknown: James Wattana
Unknown: John Higgins

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Correspondent

Matt Frei joins Imelda Marcos on her bid to become the Evita of the Philippines. The widow of deposed dictator Ferdinand Marcos is fighting a 12-yearjail sentence for corruption, but is contestingthe presidencyon a platform of championing the poor.
Sue Lloyd Roberts reports from Jordan on the men who murder theirfemale relatives in punishment forwhat they claim are sexual transgressions.
Lyse Doucet visits Israel's Negev desert to find out what remains of the country's old ideals, and Jonathan Holmes has news of the terror campaign by religious zealots in Uganda. Editor Fiona Murch ; Series producer
LucyHetherington Stereo


Unknown: Matt Frei
Unknown: Imelda Marcos
Unknown: Ferdinand Marcos
Unknown: Lloyd Roberts
Unknown: Lyse Doucet
Unknown: Jonathan Holmes
Editor: Fiona Murch

: Trade Secrets

Professionals reveal various useful tricks of theirtrade.
Florists explain whythey microwave roses and keep vases away from fruit bowls. Director Edwina Vardey ; Producer
NiallFraser Stereo Subtitled....


Director: Edwina Vardey

: The Money Changers - the Struggle for the Euro

A three-part series tracingthe history of the move towards a single European currency.
Economic and Monetary Union takes the final step next month when a summit chaired by Tony Blair chooses the countries that will adoptthe Euro. But the history of EMU has been plagued by controversy.
Following the collapse of the US dollar in 1968. General de Gaulle asked for France's stock of US dollars to be exchanged for gold. After a currency revaluation battle in Europe,
Raymond Barre , then vice-president of the European Commission, proposed a single currency in a bid to restore stability.
Contributors include ex-
French president Valery Giscard D'Estaing, Chancellors of the Exchequer Roy Jenkins and Denis Healey , and German
Chancellor Helmut Schmidt.
Producer Stephen Clarke ; Executive producers Mark Anderson and Brian Lapping


Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: General De Gaulle
Unknown: Raymond Barre
Unknown: Valery Giscard
Unknown: Roy Jenkins
Unknown: Denis Healey
Unknown: Helmut Schmidt.
Producer: Stephen Clarke
Producers: Mark Anderson

: Spike Night

A selection of programmes paying tribute to one of the godfathers of British comedy, Spike Milligan, as he celebrates his 80th birthday. See today's choices.

9.00 A Loose Canon
This retrospective film details Milligan's myriad achievements as writer, poet, war historian, jazz musician and comedian.
With contributions from Michael Palin, Billy Connolly, Eddie Izzard and Paul Merton.
Director/Producer Dagmar Charlton

9.50 Happy Birthday Spike
Terry Wogan hosts a birthday celebration at the BBC Radio Theatre with some of the former Goon's close friends. Eric Sykes, Johnny Speight, Denis Norden, Harry Secombe, Paul McCartney, Elton John and Joanna Lumley are among those paying tribute and sending birthday greetings. With music from Maria Friedman.
Producer Paul Reizin

10.40 Spike in His Own Words
From his childhood in India and wartime experiences to the highs and lows of a career as a groundbreaking comedy writer and performer, Milligan talks in detail about his life and work.
He discusses his struggle against depression, his concerns over the environment and the importance of his family.
Director Tom Atkinson; Producer John Fisher

Spike Night: Producer Pete Ward
Executive producer Tony Moss
Videoplus code for 9.00-11.30 (not PDC)


Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Billy Connolly
Unknown: Eddie Izzard
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Unknown: Spike Terry Wogan
Unknown: Johnny Speight
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Paul McCartney
Unknown: Elton John
Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Unknown: Maria Friedman.
Producer: Paul Reizin
Director: Tom Atkinson
Producer: John Fisher

: World Snooker

David Vine introduces highlights oftoday's six first-round matches in Sheffield.


Introduces: David Vine

: Advise and Consent

Political drama starring
Henry Fonda
Charles Laughton
Robert Leffingwell 's appointment as Secretary of State requires ratification by the US Senate. While some senators are anxious to push the nomination through, others believe Leffingwell is a closet communist. Agame of political intrigue ensues. Widescreen.
Director Otto Preminger (1962)
Blackand white
♦ See Films: pages 48-53 **** Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Robert Leffingwell
Director: Otto Preminger
Robert Leffingwell: Henry Fonda
Senator Seabright Seb Cooley: Charles Laughton
Sen Brigham Anderson: Don Murray
Sen Bob Munson: Walter Pidgeon
Sen Lafe Smith: Peter Lawford
Sen Fred Van Ackerman: George Grizzard
Dolly Harrison: Gene Tierney
President: Franchot Tone
Vice-president: Lew Ayres
Herbert Gelman: Burgess Meredith

: BBC Learning Zone

Note: repeats are not indicated. GCSE BtTESIZE REVISION
English Poetry
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/lzone

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