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Further live coverage from Brighton as Foreign Secretary Robin Cook delivers his speech to the TUC conference. Introduced by Diana Madill.
Coverage continues at 2.10pm. (Stereo)

Contributors

Presenter:
Diana Madill
Speaker:
Robin Cook

A six-part series examining why William Shakespeare 's plays have proved irresistible to actors and audiences alike for more than four centuries.
A Kind of Magic. In a modern age of blockbuster films, how does the stage director succeed in communicating the Bard's magic to audiences weaned on elaborate special effects?
Different productions of A
Midsummer Night's Dream, including Peter Brook 's version from 1970, show how they have achieved the feat.
Producer Jenny Bardwell
FURTHER DETAILS: Ceefax page 628.
WEB SITE: www.open.ac.uk/OU/Academic /Arts/shakspr.htm
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Contributors

Unknown:
William Shakespeare
Unknown:
Peter Brook
Producer:
Jenny Bardwell

Comedian Bob Monkhouse oversees a guided tour around Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, where he made films in the late fifties.
Lucinda Lambton looks around
Chastleton House, a Jacobean manor in Oxfordshire reopening after a lengthy restoration. And Kirsty Wark explores the mausoleums of the aristocracy. Series editor Basil Comely

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Monkhouse
Unknown:
Lucinda Lambton
Unknown:
Kirsty Wark

Regional Variations (2)

Nazis: A Warning from History

Episode 1: Helped into Power

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Documentary series examining how Hitler came to power. By January 1933, Germany had voted for a chancellor who was openly opposed to democracy. Show more

The second of the updated
four-part series first shown ten years ago catches up with more candidates forthe Royal
Marines' elite Mountain and Arctic Warfare Cad re. Sent to a remote Hebridean island, they were stripped, searched and told to survive off the land.
Narrated by Ian Wooldridge.
Producer Michael Begg Revised repeat
Then Video Nation Shorts Subtitled

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Wooldridge.
Producer:
Michael Begg

Easy Riders. The series about young people's employment experiences profiles a motorcycle courierwho rejects a lucrative city career for the freedom of the open road, and a young man who risks his life every day on a wall of death.
Director Sara Brailsford Stereo .

Contributors

Director:
Sara Brailsford Stereo

OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 The Big Picture
1.00 The Chemistry ofaForest 11324 1.30 Conservation v
Commercialism
SUMMER NIGHTS
2.00 DiscoveringArt Collections 3
BBCFOCUS
4.00 Understanding Dyslexia - programme 1
4.30 Understanding Dyslexia -programme 2
5.00 Understanding Dyslexia A Teacher's Guide Rpt 78121 5.30 So You Want to Work in Social
Care?
OPEN UNIVERSITY
6.00 Problems with Water 4833527 6.25 Plant Growth
Regulators
6.50-7.15am The Regulation of Flowering
LEARNING ZONE GUIDE: [number removed]

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