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6.25 Viewing with Electrons
6.50 The Mariner Nine Code
7.15 Environment: Rivers
7.40 Chemistry: History of Norethindrone
8.5 The Antibody Molecule
8.30 From Snowdon to the Sea
8.55 Madness and Medicine
9.20 Maths: Modelling, Surveys
9.45 Design and Technology
10.10 Making Light Work of It
10.35 The Future of British Steel
11.0 Mechanisms of Photosynthesis
11.25 Computing: Databases
11.50 The North Sea
12.15 Research Methods
12.40 Buoyancy in Marine Animals
1.5 Hidden Heavens
1.30 Wave Nature of Matter

Introduced by Desmond Lynam
2.0*
Cricket
The John Player League
There are just two rounds to go in the competition which always provides plenty of excitement, as well as a E12,000 prize to the winners. Commentators JIM LAKER, CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS , PETER WALKER
2.20*
The World Cycling Championships from Goodwood
The Professional Road Race
BERNARD HINAULT , Who WOn his fourth Tour de France this summer, is cautious about his chances of winning the World title. He predicts the explosive sprinting of Irishman SEAN KELLY will be better suited to the nine-and-a-half mile circuit. Commentators
HUGH PORTER and PHIL LIGGETT
3.15
The World Three Day Event Championships from Luhmühlen, West Germany. Britain are current European Cham. pions, and hopes are high on this third phase that the team will win the world title they last held in 1970. Commentator RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD
4.10
International Athletics
A look ahead to the 13th European Championships which start in Athens tomorrow. Among the British athletes in action on the opening day is SEBASTIAN COE. Plus sports news from home and abroad, including cricket scores.
* The above timings indicate only the first of several transmissions Television presentation:
Cricket BOB DUNCAN and JEFF GODDARD Cycling JOHN PHILIPS
Eventing GERMAN TV SERVICE Assistant editor Grandstand JOHN ROWLINSON
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS Editor Grandstand MIKE MURPHY

Contributors

Introduced By:
Desmond Lynam
Unknown:
Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown:
Peter Walker
Unknown:
Bernard Hinault
Unknown:
Sean Kelly
Unknown:
Hugh Porter
Unknown:
Phil Liggett
Unknown:
Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown:
Sebastian Coe.
Unknown:
Bob Duncan
Unknown:
Jeff Goddard
Unknown:
John Philips
Editor:
Grandstand John Rowlinson
Unknown:
Martin Hopkins
Unknown:
Mike Murphy

Regional Variations (2)

The World About Us

Eliza Doolittle Goes to Bombay

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

The story of the Hindi musical film version of Pygmalion, starring Tina Munim as a woman who sells twigs for cleaning teeth. How far do her experiences match up with the life of a real twig-seller? Show more

The Birth of the Goalie of the 2001 FA Cup Team
Sound ANDREW BOULTON
Film cameraman BRIAN TUFANO Film editor CHRIS LOVETT Producer TONY GARNETT
Devised and directed by MIKE LEIGH

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Boulton
Unknown:
Brian Tufano
Editor:
Chris Lovett
Producer:
Tony Garnett
Directed By:
Mike Leigh
Father:
Richard Ireson
Mother:
Celia Quicke

Peter Donohoe earlier this year won joint top prize in the prestigious Tchaikovsky Piano Competition held every four years in Moscow.
The British have done well in this competition in the past, both JOHN OGDON and JOHN LILL having won the top prize.
Tonight John Lill , the 1970 winner, talks to Peter Donohoe , who plays two demanding pieces: Beethoven's late Sonata in A, Op 101; and Stravinsky's dazzling transcription, Three Movements from Petrushka.
Producer ROY TIPPING
Director NICHOLAS METCALFE

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Donohoe
Unknown:
John Ogdon
Unknown:
John Lill
Unknown:
John Lill
Unknown:
Peter Donohoe
Director:
Nicholas Metcalfe

This week's theme: The Land
Bruegel (1525/30-69) - "The Fall of Icarus" at the Musees Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
Icarus perished, Bruegel felt, because he tried to rise above his station and was punished; around him life goes on. The ploughman is content with his plough, the shepherd with his sheep.
Written and narrated by Edwin Mullins
(Tomorrow at 7.10: Rubens - "Chateau de Steen")

Contributors

Written and narrated by:
Edwin Mullins
Producer:
Bill Morton
Producer:
Kenneth Corden
Directed by:
Charles Chabot

Regional Variations (2)

Play For Today

Series 6

Episode 12: Nuts in May

Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes

on BBC Two East

Director Mike Leigh’s iconic tale of camping holidays and all the hazards involved. Keith and Candice-Marie arrive at a Dorset campground for ten nights of idyllic bliss. Show more

Contributors

Candice-Marie:
Alison Steadman
Quarryman:
Eric Allan
Miss Beale:
Richenda Carey
The Farmer:
Matthew Guinness
The Farm Girl:
Sally Watts
Producer:
David Rose
Director:
Mike Leigh
Writer:
Mike Leigh

The television premiere of the highly acclaimed screen version of Henry James ' novel continues the season of feature films celebrating 20 years of Merchant Ivory productions. starring
Lee Remick , Robin Ellis with Lisa Eichhorn , Tim Woodward Wesley Addy , Tim Choate
In the hope of improving their sagging fortunes Eugenia - the Baroness Munster-and her brother Felix arrive from Europe to seek out the wealthy American cousins they have never met. The encounter between the sophisticated Europeans and the God-fearing, plain-living Wentworth family turns out fruitful and instructive to both sides.
A film of great distinction and of remarkable performances. (OBSERVER) ... a beautiful film full of atmosphere and subtleties of human behaviour
(LONDON EVENING NEWS)
Screenplay by RUTH PRAWER JHABVALA based on the novel by HENRY JAMES Produced by ISMAIL MERCHANT Directed by JAMES IVORY
(First showing on British television) Films: page 17

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry James
Unknown:
Lee Remick
Unknown:
Robin Ellis
Unknown:
Lisa Eichhorn
Unknown:
Tim Woodward
Unknown:
Wesley Addy
Unknown:
Tim Choate
Unknown:
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Novel By:
Henry James
Produced By:
Ismail Merchant
Directed By:
James Ivory
Eugenia:
Lee Remick
Robert Acton:
Robin Elus
Mr Wentworth:
Wesley Addy
Clifford Wentworth:
Tim Choate
Gertrude Wentworth:
Lisa Eichhorn
Charlotte Wentworth:
Nancy New
Lizzie Acton:
Kristin Griffith
Mrs Acton:
Helen Stenborg
Mr Brand:
Norman Snow
Felix:
Tim Woodward
Augustine:
Gedda Petry

Kilkenny v Cork
Highlights of the first of this year's Gaelic Finals in front of a capacity crowd at Croke Park, Dublin. This year sees the re-emergence of the two greatest names in hurling. KILKENNY, who have already beaten both of last year's finalists, are slight favourites to win.
Commentator MICHAEL O'HEHIR
Television presentation by RTE

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