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Rothmans Grand Prix
Introduced by David Vine from the Hexagon Theatre, Reading.
This could be the first opportunity to see James Wattana in a televised tournament. In his first season as a professional, the 19-year-old Thai recently reached the final of the Asian Open. including at

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Introduced By:
David Vine
Unknown:
James Wattana

In yesterday's programme Chris Patten , Secretary of State for the Environment, spoke of his strategy to conserve the environment in Britain. John Craven reports on how his message has been received by those it affects. Producer PHIL FRANKUN
Editor MICHAEL FITZGERALD

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Unknown:
Chris Patten
Producer:
Phil Frankun
Editor:
Michael Fitzgerald

- starring and Eight people, chosen at random by an eccentric millionaire to inherit his fortune, each devise an unusual and sometimes hilarious way of spending their share.
Adaped from a story by ROBERT D. ANDREWS
Directors ERNST LUBITSCH ,
NORMAN TAUROG. STEPHEN ROBERTS. NORMAN MCLEOD. JAMES CRUZE . WILLIAM A. SEITER and H. BRUCE HUMBERSTONE
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Story By:
Robert D. Andrews
Directors:
Ernst Lubitsch
Unknown:
Norman Taurog.
Unknown:
Stephen Roberts.
Unknown:
Norman McLeod.
Unknown:
James Cruze
Unknown:
. William A. Seiter
Unknown:
H. Bruce Humberstone
Phineas Lambert:
Charles Laughton
Rollo:
W C Fields
Steve Gallagher:
Gary Cooper
Eddy Jackson:
George Raft
Violet Smith:
Wynne Gibson
Mary Walker:
May Robson

Behind the Beat
Adeva, the House star shows her different style, the golden voice of Cleveland Watkiss is captured,
Papa Wemba shows off music and fashion from Parisian night clubs, plus the second part of the report on the Italian House scene.
Executive producer JENNY COWAN Series producer TERRY JERVTS BBC Pebble Mill
6.50pm Gimme 8
Italy's
Jovanotti, himself a vehement anti-drugs spokesman, introduces West Germany's top discussion programme
Doppelpunkt, specially aimed at young people. The subject is AIDS.
Producer VERONICA HYKS

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Unknown:
Papa Wemba
Producer:
Jenny Cowan

Alaska - the Last Frontier Jonathan King visits
Anchorage, the most remote city of America. A surprising city, not just Eskimos and igloos, in fact no igloos at all, but a place of change. Produced and directed by GORDON ELSBURY (R) revised

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Directed By:
Gordon Elsbury

by Ludovic Kennedy.
Edward Heath is the second subject in a series of face-to-face interviews.
Who influenced his early years? What drove him into politics? Edward Heath reveals all, or some, in an intimate portrait. Research GLORIA WOOD
Director PIETER MORPURGO Producer LINDA CLEEVE
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Unknown:
Ludovic Kennedy.
Unknown:
Edward Heath
Unknown:
Edward Heath
Director:
Pieter Morpurgo
Producer:
Linda Cleeve

The fifth of six films in which the writer A. N. Wilson takes a fresh perspective on the Victorian age through an exploration of some of its most remarkable figures. 5: Mr Gladstone
W. E. Gladstone was both a creature of his time and also profoundly modem. The reverberations of his career are still being felt, particularly in his attempts to resolve the 'Irish Question' and in his coming to terms with the impotence of a once-great political party. Photography GRAHAM VEEVERS Film editor JOHN THOMAS
Assistant producer JENNY RIVAROLA Executive producer BILL LYONS BBC North West

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Unknown:
A. N. Wilson
Unknown:
Mr Gladstone
Unknown:
W. E. Gladstone
Editor:
John Thomas
Producer:
Jenny Rivarola

starring and
Lynn Hollander is a successful widow who shares her Manhattan apartment with her 22-year-old son, Nick. Their life is given a substantial shock, however, when Nick announces he has begun a passionate affair - with an attractive divorcee old enough to be his mother. A witty romantic comedy about life - and love - with an older woman.
Screenplay by SUSAN RICE Produced and directed by GLENN JORDAN
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Unknown:
Lynn Hollander
Unknown:
Susan Rice
Directed By:
Glenn Jordan
Unknown:
Ellen Burstyn
Lynn Hollander:
Ellen Burstyn
Shelly Grant:
Tuesday Weld
Nick Hollander:
Patrick Cassidy
Theo Fontana:
Don Murray
Norman Voss:
Eli Wallach
Laura Grant:
Amanda Wyss
Eugene Skerritt:
Kenneth Kimmins
Michael Hollander:
Marc Poppel
Nancy Webster:
Terri Treas
Aunt Celia:
Gertrude Flynn
Uncle Louie:
George O. Petrie
Aunt Rose:
Elizabeth Kerr
Barbara Slater:
Anita Dangler
Jason Grant:
Douglas Emerson
Wealthy woman:
Shannon Farnon
Woman fan:
Suzanne Kent
Doctor:
Richardson Morse

The topical arts and media programme reports on people, issues and performances.
This week's presenters are Sarah Dunant ,
Tracey MacLeod and Cynthia Rose. Producer ROLAND KEATING
Executive producer KEVIN LOADER Editor MICHAEL JACKSON

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Unknown:
Sarah Dunant
Unknown:
Tracey MacLeod
Unknown:
Cynthia Rose.
Producer:
Roland Keating
Editor:
Michael Jackson

Rothmans Grand Prix from the Hexagon, Reading. David Vine brings the third day of coverage to a close with the highlights of tonight's two fourth-round matches.
Television presentation
KEITH PHILLIPS and PETER HAYWARD Executive producer KEITH MACKENZIE

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Unknown:
David Vine
Unknown:
Keith Phillips
Unknown:
Peter Hayward
Producer:
Keith MacKenzie

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