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6.35 Introduction to Pure Maths:
Conies
7.00 Semi-Conductors and the Sun
7.25 The Noble Savage
7.50 General Relativity: an Isolated Fact
8.15 Evaluating Outcomes
8.40 Music: Harmonic Analysis
9.05 Oceanography: Waves
9.30 Social Integration: Family Comedy
9.55 Religion and Society in Victorian Bristol
10.20 Biology: Mammals in Water
10.45 Maths: Transformations in Action
11.10 Mental Handicap: 'No Problem's Too Big'
11.35 A School of Genes

Contributors

Unknown:
Victorian Bristol

Christopher Jones with the week's best speeches, most telling moments and wittiest asides. A look at the politicians at work in the House of Commons, the House of Lords and the Committee Rooms. Editor Lydia Howard
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Then at 12.35pm how decisions taken at Westminster will affect your part of the country.

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Jones
Editor:
Lydia Howard

Do equal opportunities in higher education exist? Or do universities lag behind the commercial world in their awareness about the needs of the disabled and other disadvantaged groups? The Open
University has just released a report which calls for major initiatives to improve access to study. Martin Young reports.
Producer Jean Rowton
A BBC/Open University production

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Young
Producer:
Jean Rowton

Introduced by Bob Wilson.

Provisional Timetable
1.35 Motorcycling
3.05 Racing
3.15 Motorcycling
And, depending on World Cup coverage, the following:
3.45 Rugby league
5.15 Motorcycling

Motorcycling: ACU Shell Oils Supercup
from Pembrey.
Commentary by Barry Nutley and Steve Parrish.

Racing
From the Curragh.
3.10 Budweiser Irish Derby (1 1/2 m)

Rugby League: New Zealand Maoris v Great Britain
Depending on World Cup coverage, highlights from Rotorua may be shown next weekend.

Depending on World Cup coverage, the following two programmes may be cancelled.

Contributors

Presenter:
Bob Wilson
Commentary (Motorcycling):
Barry Nutley
Commentary (Motorcycling):
Steve Parrish
Producer:
Martin Hopkins
Editor:
John Philips
on BBC Two England

Starring Max Von Sydow Julie Andrews
Novice missionary Abner Hale is sent to Hawaii and attempts to impose his puritan views on the idyllic life of the islanders.
Based on the novel by James A Michener Director George Roy Hill
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Contributors

Unknown:
Max von Sydow
Unknown:
Julie Andrews
Unknown:
Abner Hale
Novel By:
James A Michener
Director:
George Roy Hill
Abner Hale:
Max Von Sydow
Jerusha Bromley:
Julie Andrews
Rafer Hoxworth:
Richard Harris
Charles Bromley:
Carroll O'Connor
John Whipple:
Gene Hackman

Last in the series. Nelson Mandela could be on the verge of leading the ANC into some form of majority government. But how will the South African economy, founded on apartheid, cope with a liberated black population?
Michael Robinson reports on plans to transfer ownership and power in the land, mines and townships. Producer John Williams Editor David Nissan

Contributors

Unknown:
Nelson Mandela
Unknown:
Michael Robinson

A Homecoming. The story of Count Adolf Heinrich von Arnim , one of the many wealthy Germans whose lands were taken away from them in 1945, and his return to his former home for the first time in 45 years. Producer David Jones
Series editor Roy Davies
A Buffalo Pictures production for BBCtv

Contributors

Unknown:
Adolf Heinrich von Arnim
Producer:
David Jones
Editor:
Roy Davies

Questions of Authenticity. Authentic performances are all the rage, with CDs of Beethoven symphonies played on 'period' instruments outselling other versions. But this poses awkward questions. Even if this was how the music originally sounded - so what? David Owen
Norris goes in search of answers.
With Pierre Boulez , Alfred Brendel , John Eliot Gardiner ,
Raymond Leppard , Roger Norrington and the London Classical Players. Producer Jonathan Fulford
Executive producer Dennis Marks
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Contributors

Unknown:
David Owen
Unknown:
Pierre Boulez
Unknown:
Alfred Brendel
Unknown:
John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown:
Raymond Leppard
Unknown:
Roger Norrington
Producer:
Jonathan Fulford
Producer:
Dennis Marks

The eighth in director Krzysztof Kieslowski 's series of dramas inspired by the Ten Commandments. Ethics professor Zofia is used to moral problems. But one day a visitor challenges Zofia's assertion that a child's life is above all other considerations. For Zofia, a painful journey into the past begins.
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Contributors

Director:
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Zofia:
Maria Koscialkowska
Elźbieta:
Teresa Marczewska
Man:
Tadeusz Lomnicki

Alex Cox introduces another in the season of outstanding cult films.
The Honeymoon Killers
First showing on network television. Starring Shirley Stoler Tony Lo Bianco
Frustrated nurse Martha Beck lives alone with her senile mother. When she joins a lonely hearts club,
Martha meets Ray, a middle-aged immigrant who swindles lonely women. Their partnership soon turns criminal, and before long murder is part of their repertoire.
Writer/Director Leonard Kastle
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Contributors

Introduces:
Alex Cox
Unknown:
Shirley Stoler
Unknown:
Tony Lo Bianco
Unknown:
Martha Beck
Director:
Leonard Kastle
Martha Beck:
Shirley Stoler
Ray Fernandez:
Tony Lo Bianco
Janet Fay:
Mary Jane Higby
Bunny:
Doris Roberts
Kip McArdle:
Delphine Downing

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