10.10 Start Your Own Business: A Leap in the Dark. Details: Ceefax page 265
10.35 Robotics: Assembling a Robotic Future. If robots are ever going to replace people in work, conquest of the assembly line must be the first step. This programme investigates the new generation of robots in assembly.
11.0 Countdown to the OU: 1
11.25 Talking Computers for the Blind
with John Williams
In this fascinating short film, guitarist John Williams is seen masterminding the recording of the music for the film Stevie with the composer Patrick Gowers. Trevor Howard introduces this portrait of film makers and musicians at work.
Directed by ROBERT ENDERS
Ginger Rogers Robert Ryan
Four girls decide to pool their resources when their menfolk are drafted into the American armed forces in World War n. They rent a large house and engage a cook-housekeeper as they discover their own domestic shortcomings.
Screenplay by DALTON TRUMBO Produced by EDWARD DMYTRYK Directed by DAVID HEMPSTEAD and at 3.35
The Disorderly Orderly starring
The irrepressible Jerry Lewis is in fine form as a would-be doctor in this comedy set in a private hospital.
No patient is safe from his 'tender' care and when the hospital governor is injured Jerry drives the ambulance in a hilarious climax worthy of the Keystone Cops. Jerome Littlefield. JERRY LEWIS
Produced by PAUL JONES Written and directed by FRANK TASHLIN
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The Embassy World
For the next eight days 32 of the world's leading darts specialists from 18 countries (and a mixed bag to boot) will fight tooth and nail on stage at Jollees for the most coveted honour in their sport -and a reward of E10,000 for the winner. This afternoon four of the first-round matches take place, and among them is
ERIC BRISTOW , the 13/8 favourite to retain the title.
The most close-fought match should be between England International, ALAN GLAZIER and JERRY UMBERGER , the talented star from the USA. Also playing in this session are BOB SINNAEVE from
Canada, and the No 8 seed from Northern Ireland STEVE BRENNAN who, on form, should beat Welshman CERI MORGAN. It's the best of three sets, five legs per set.
The Message of the Genes by Dr Walter Bodmer , director of research, Imperial Cancer Research Fund 5: Normal Cells and Cancer Cells
Our bodies are built from many different types of cells: blood, skin, brain.... each is different. Ordinarily they function together harmoniously, growing and dividing in an orderly fashion. When this order breaks down, a cancer develops. How does a normal cell become cancerous? And what are the prospects for prevention and treatment? Director STUART MCDONALD Producer MAX whitby
Executive producer DAVID PATERSON
Love's Labour's Lost
Novelist Emma Tennant gives her personal view of the comedy which centres on four studious young men and their attempts to thwart the power of love by forsaking the company of women. Director SALLY KIRKWOOD Producer VICTOR POOLE
with Moira Stuart ; Weather
England v Romania
With only two weeks to the start of the 1985 home championship season, the English selectors are still struggling to find a successful team after only one win from eight matches in the last 12 months, during which time the Romanians have beaten both Wales and Scotland. This match gives them another chance to show that they have become one of the top rugby nations in the world. NIGEL STARMER-SMITH commentates with BILL BEAUMONT , and brings news of the rest of the day's rugby. Series producer HUW JONES
The Embassy World
Professional Championship Another four matches from the first round take place this evening, with the star match between ex-world champion JOCKY WILSON (seeded fourth) and his international skipper PETER MASSON , both from Scotland, drawn together yet again in major tournaments. Also in tonight's line-up is
BOB ANDERSON against newcomer from Finland ARTO LINTUNEN, No 5 seed DAVE WHITCOMBE , and a hard match for former world champion LEIGHTON REES against
Aussie RUSSELL STEWART.
Introduced by TONY GUBBA
Regional Variations (2)
Comedy about the romantic affections confouding the court of Ferdinand, King of Navarre.Ferdinand commit sto ascetic study for three years, but things quickly unravel. Show more
Live at the Vineyards
A concert given at the Paul Masson Music Festival in California by the legendary jazz pianist
Dave Brubeck with Randy Jones (percussion)
(bass and trombone)
Jerry Bergonzi (saxophone) playing in characteristic style favourites both old and new including 'Music, maestro, please', 'Peace of Jerusalem', 'Black and blue', 'St Louis blues', 'Take 5'. Directed by VINCENT CASALAINA A VINTAGE SOUNDS production
The Embassy World
Professional Championship Further coverage of tonight's first-round matches from Jollees, Stoke-on-Trent. Introduced by TONY GUBBA.
SID WADDELL , TONY GREEN Director NICK HUNTER
Producer KEITH PHILLIPS c