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: Open University

Note: repeats are not indicated.
6.05 Velocity Diagrams 3640267 6.30 Which Body? 60441 7.00 The Birth of Liquid Crystals 53660 7.30 Art: a Question of Style

: Weekend 24

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

Contributors

Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: David Robertson.

: Open Saturday

Flights of Fancy. Howard Stableford examines engineering feats past and present, from Ironbridge, regarded as the birthplace ofthe Industrial Revolution, to the Millennium Dome in Greenwich.
Series producer Andrew Law Stereo .... BROCHURE INFORMATION: call[number removed]Calls will be charged at the national rate CEEFAX: page
WEB SITE: www.open.ac.uk/saturday

Contributors

Unknown: Howard Stableford

: News Review

Ramon Woolfe looks back at the week's news. With signing.

Contributors

Unknown: Ramon Woolfe

: The Whitbread: the World's Greatest Ocean Race

Steve Rider reports on the latest action as the fleet begin the homeward journey, departing Annapolis, USA, for La Rochelle, France. With Richard Simmonds and Fenella George, Stereo ..............

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Simmonds

: The Sky at Night

The Sky with Chips. Patrick Moore explores charge-coupled devices with astronomer Martin Mobberley. Shown last Sunday on BBC1

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Martin Mobberley.

: Australia Wild

Rivers of Fire. The Queensland molten-lava tubes that are home to wildlife and cave-dwelling species. Repeat Stereo ..

: Well Worth a Visit

A look around the Bradford Industrial
Museum, West Yorkshire.

: The Phil Silvers Show: The Bilko Boycott

A gambling craze hits the camp.
(Black and white) (Repeat)

: Caprice

Saturday Matinee comedy thriller, the first film in a double bill starring Doris Day
Also starring Richard Harris
When an industrial designer is caught selling a secret formula to a rival firm, her troubles are onlyjust starting. Widescreen. Director Frank Tashlin (1967,11) * See Films: pages 52-57 *** * Barry Norman on Doris Day: page 48

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Harris
Director: Frank Tashlin
Unknown: Barry Norman

: The Glass Bottom Boat

Romantic comedy concluding the Saturday Matinée double bill starring Doris Day
A lively young widow, a PR assistant for a space laboratory, is asked by her boss to write his biography, but is suspected of beinga Russian spy. Widescreen.
Director Frank Tashlin (1966) Subtitled . * See Films: pages 52-57

Contributors

Director: Frank Tashlin

: The Virginian: Big Day, Great Day

Western series from the sixties.

Garth runs into an old wrestler friend hoping to defeat his rival on Independence Day.
(Repeat)

: Hercules

Action adventure starring
Steve Reeves
Mighty Hercules is taken on by King
Pelias to train his son, only to witness the prince's death. Banished by the king,
Hercules encounters Jason, and they bid to find the Golden Fleece. Italian dialogue dubbed into English. Widescreen.
Director Pietro Francisci (1957, U) ..... * See Films: pages 52-57 ***

Contributors

Director: Pietro Francisci

: News and Sport

With Jennie Bond.
Weather Bill Giles

Contributors

Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Correspondent

George Alagiah examines post-apartheid South Africa and concludes that racism is still rife under Nelson Mandela 's presidency. Looking into the recent murder of a black baby by a white farmer, he asks whether the rainbow nation really exists.
Tom Carver visits atraining camp in Texas thatteaches non-violent civil disobedience, and James Miles reports from northern India on the unsolved
1997 killing of three members of the Dalai Lama 's inner circle.
Series producer Lucy Hetherington ; Editor FionaMurch Stereo Subtitled .

Contributors

Unknown: George Alagiah
Unknown: Nelson Mandela
Unknown: Tom Carver
Unknown: James Miles
Unknown: Dalai Lama
Producer: Lucy Hetherington

: Trade Secrets

Restaurateurs explain useful tricks of theirtrade.
Director Edwina Vardey ; Producer
NiallFraser Stereo Subtitled ..

Contributors

Director: Edwina Vardey

: Stonehenge

Archaeologist Dr Tony Spawforth tries to answer questions thrown up by the prehistoric stone circle at Stonehenge, a quest that takes him from the megaliths of Scotland to the tribal villages of Madagascar. See today's choices.
TRANSCRIPT: for an illustrated transcript of the programme, send a cheque for £3.95, payable to BSS, to [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter: Dr Tony Spawforth
Producer: Jean-Claude Bragard
Series Producer: Christopher Mann

: Fan Night

Mark Radcliffe and Marc "Lard" Riley present a sequence of programmes devoted to the theme of football fanaticism.

9.00 Manchester United Ruined My Life
Colin Shindler's obsession with Manchester City FC has seen recurring pain lifted only briefly by fleeting pleasure. The feeling of disappointment with his team has been aggravated by the success of their cross-city neighbours, Manchester United. Celebrity fans on both sides argue their case, while United and City alumni remember their part in the clubs' annals. See today's choices.
Director Andrew MacKenzie-Betty
Producer Colin Shindler Subtitled.
* See John Peel: page 9

9.50 From Flat Caps to Fat Cats
Bob Mills introduces a history of the football fan, looking at different types of supporters from around Britain - including Londoners, Liverpudlians, Scots and Hooray Henrys.
Director/Producer Andrew MacKenzie-Betty

10.25 Faith
A short film based on a story by Nick Hornby, starring John Sessions, Saskia Reeves
An ardent Arsenal fan stages a protest on a Highbury roof, refusing to leave until the Gunners sign a good midfielder.
Producers Margaret Glover and Alan Horrox Director Pete Travis Subtitled.....

10.40-11.15 Ripping Yarns: Golden Gordon
A footballing tale from the comedy series starring Michael Palin.
Gordon Ottershaw supports a team that has not won for six years. Can things get any worse?
Written by Terry Jones and Michael Palin Director Alan JW Bell; Executive producer Sydney Lotterby (Repeat) (Subtitled)

Fan Night: Producer Andrew MacKenzie-Betty
Executive producer Tony Moss
Videoplus code for 9.00-11.15 (not PDC)....

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Radcliffe
Director: Andrew MacKenzie-Betty
Producer: Andrew MacKenzie-Betty
Story By: Nick Homby
Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: Saskia Reeves
Producers: Margaret Glover
Producers: Alan Horrox
Director: Pete Travis
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Golden Gordon.
Unknown: Gordon Ottershaw
Written By: Terry Jones
Written By: Michael Palin
Director: Alan Jw Bell
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Producer: Andrew MacKenzie-Betty
Producer: Tony Moss
Brian Midgley: John Sessions
Anna: Saskia Reeves
Paul: Matthew Radford
Manager: Leslie Grantham
TV presenter: Gary Lineker
Reporter: Nick Burnell
Gordon: Michael Palin
Mrs Ottershaw: Gwen Taylor
Arthur Foggen: Bill Fraser
Barman: Ken Kitson
Football manager: David Leland

: Born on the Fourth of July

Drama, first of two films concerning the aftermath of war, starring Tom Cruise
Young Ron Kovic volunteers for the Vietnam War, only to be wounded in battle. Paralysed from the chest down, he returns to an America vastly different from the one he left. Widescreen.
Director Oliver Stone (1989, 18)
See Films: pp 52-57 *****
Film of the week: page 47

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Cruise
Unknown: Young Ron Kovic
Director: Oliver Stone
Ron Kovic: Tom Cruise
Donna: Kyra Sedgwick
Mr Kovic: Raymond J Barry
Mrs Kovic: Caroline Kava
Charlie: Willem Dafoe
Tommy Kovic: Josh Evans
Recruiting sergeant: Tom Berenger
News reporter: Oliver Stone

: The Men

Drama, concluding the double bill about war's consequences, starring
Marion Brando , Teresa Wright Ken Wilozek is paralysed by a warwound. In a special military hospital, he struggles to come to terms with his predicament.
Director Fred Zinnemann (1950. PG)
Black and white ♦ See Films: pages 52-57 ****
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown: Marion Brando
Unknown: Teresa Wright
Unknown: Ken Wilozek
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Ken Wilozek: Marlon Brando
Ellen: Teresa Wright
Dr Brock: Everett Sloane
Norm: Jack Webb
Leo: Richard Erdman

: BBC Learning Zone

Note: repeats are not indicated. GCSE BiTESIZE REVISION
German 1
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/lzone








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