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The Competitive Edge
Professor Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School is the world's most successful and highest paid academic. David Lomax looks at his work, his wealth and asks if academe and business are too close for comfort or independence. (Teletext)


Professor Michael Porter
David Lomax

Topical welfare rights magazine with news, views, information and advice on benefits, pensions, services and the law. With Helen Madden
and Andrew Miller.
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Helen Madden
Andrew Miller.

Royal Liver Assurance UK
Championship, from the Guild Hall, Preston. Further coverage of this afternoon's quarter finals, with the match from John Parrott 's section of the draw played to a finish. Introduced by David Vine.


John Parrott
Introduced By:
David Vine.

Burt Lancaster
Lombardy in the Middle Ages: the tyrant Ulrich takes prisoner the son of the heroic leader of a band of mountaineers.
Director Jacques Toumeur
0 FILMS: pages 51-60


Burt Lancaster
Jacques Toumeur
Burt Lancaster
Virginia Mayo
Robert Douglas
Nonna Bartoli:
Aline McMahon
Frank Allenby

Unusual insights into each of the 12 member states of the EC.
Spain. Youngjournalist Julia
Sevillano travels from the north to the south of Spain, showing how different the country is from its cliched images. Life has changed for the Spanish since Franco. But is the new
Spain really so new? Director John Trifmt
Executive producer Steve Hewlett ● STEREO


John Trifmt
Steve Hewlett

Tests for two high-powered four-wheel-drive saloons, Ford's new Escort Cosworth and Vauxhall's Calibra turbo.
Plus a look behind the scenes of the Lombard RAC Rally.
Information: for details, see page 106


Ken Pollock
Executive Producer:
Dennis Adams

Regional Variations (2)

Absolutely Fabulous

Series 1

Episode 3: France

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for 8 months

Edina and Patsy head to Provence on holiday, but things do not go as expected. Bubble and Saffron come to their rescue.

Last in a series which reveals how propagandists make use of popular film and TV.
The Power of Soap. In Romania Ceausescu's greatest propaganda mistake was to stop showing
Dallas. In India a TV soap star was elected because she played a goddess and in South America people have won office on their screen image. This film reveals the potential political power of the television soap opera. Producer Laurence Rees
Executive producer Jeremy Bennett


Laurence Rees
Jeremy Bennett

BBC Two England

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