9.00 Design for Managers: The Flight of the Eagle
9.25 What it Means to Be an OU Student
9.50 Open Advice: Something for Everyone
10.15 Small Business: The Successful Seven
10.40 Science Preparatory Maths: Numbers
9.00 Design for Managers: The Flight of the Eagle
5000-2215 BC. Egyptologist John Romer scales the pyramids of Giza, shoots the cataracts of Aswan and 'dies' at Sakkara. With passion and prejudice, he explores and explains his view of the ancient civilisation. Producer Paul Watson (R)
The Film Restorer.
Dutch craftsmen demonstrate their skills in restoring old film material.
An RNtv Fauna film (R)
Vintage American comedy.
Young Man with a Horn. For once in his life Ralph takes heed of criticism and decides to change his character - with disastrous results!
Starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy
When a successful advertising executive decides to quit New York and find an idyllic home in the countryside, he discovers that dreams sometimes need a little concrete help if they are going to come true.
Films: pages 27-32
Is it Always Right to Be Right? A film narrated by Orson Welles.
Masks of Arcadia. Fifteen years ago in Kurokawa, a village in northern Japan,
Gonjiro's grandfather was a prosperous rice farmer and a master of the traditional Noh drama. Today the family is almost ruined financially.
Director Geoff Dunlop returns to Kurokawa to see how the community has been affected by the country's massive economic changes.
Series editor Chris Curling (R)
A 91-part epic Indian drama. 32: After escaping from
Varnavat the Pandavas decide against returning to Hastinapur. (In Hindi with English subtitles. Repeated tomorrow at 12midnight on BBC1)
The Legend of Paul Bunyan
The story of a man who became a north American folk legend.
Starring Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren
As the Spanish army retreats from Napoleon's invading troops, only a handful of guerrillas remain to carry on the fight. Their target is the heavily fortified town of Avila, which they plan to take with the biggest cannon ever made, recently abandoned by the Spanish army but hundreds of miles from Avila.
Based on The Gun by C.S. Forester
FILMS: pages 27-32
Two years ago, 47 people died and 79 were injured when a British Midland passenger jet crashed into the Ml embankment at Kegworth in Leicestershire. The tragedy inspired the first detailed investigation into the injuries sustained by survivors of an air crash. The 18-month study discovered how the injury toll could have been greatly reduced. Experts are now convinced that radical yet simple changes could reduce serious injury and save lives. Producer John McLeod
Embassy World Professional Darts Championship. Tony Gubba introduces the highlights from this afternoon's three first-round matches: Bob Anderson
(England) v Sean Palfrey (Wales); Magnus Caris
(Sweden) v Dennis Priestley (England); and Knud Nilsen (Norway) v Russell Stewart (Australia). Commentary by Sid Waddell and Tony Green.
Presented by Philip Hayton. Andrew Harvey reviews the week, with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing.
Followed by Weatherview
The Life and Music oflannis Xenakis. One of the foremost composers of our time, lannis Xenakis's highly individual music draws on a wide range of sources, images and memories from the chaotic sounds of war and thunderstorm to the spiral forms which occur throughout the natural world. This profile, the first to have been filmed in 20 years, presents Xenakis's passionate and often violent music in the context of a life unusually rich in experience and experiment.
Director/Producer Mark Kidel
Executive producer Dennis Marks 0 PICTURE STORY: page 35
Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling (Peter Cook ) chooses his 12
Christmas gifts in conversation with Ludovic Kennedy. 11: Ladies Dancing Director John Lloyd
Producer Peter Fincham
A Talkback production for BBCtv
(Final programme tomorrow at 8. 55pm)
Jeanette Winterson's acclaimed three-part story of a spirited young girl growing up in working-class Lancashire in the 60s and 70s.
Starring Geraldine McEwan, Emily Aston, Kenneth Cranham
Seven-year-old Jess lives with her dominating mother until she is rudely removed from her peculiar Pentecostal home and sent to a strange new place - school! (R)
(Part 2 tomorrow at 9.00pm)
DRAMA: page 8
PICTURE STORY: page 35
Frederic Forrest Vietnam: a US army captain is given a 'mission to kill'. His assignment is to track down the renegade Colonel Kurtz who has established his own
'empire' in the jungle.
This masterly film, freely adapted from Joseph Conrad 's novel, Heart of Darkness, is a remarkable and powerful study of men in war.
Director Francis Coppola • FILMS: pages 27-32 t CEEFAX SUBTITLES
World Professional Darts
Championship from the Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green.
The nine-dart check-out man
Paul Lim (USA) meets Alan Warriner (England) in one of the three first-round matches on stage this evening.
Tony Gubba introduces the highlights.
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie