Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow
26 JULY— 24 OCTOBER PRINTMAKING IN BRITAIN 1918 — 1939
Mon-Fri 9.3(lam-5pm, Sat 9.3(lam-lpm Admission Free
COIVIF’ASS GALLERY 178 WESTW ST:
JOHN BELLANY New Etchings, Screen Prints and Watercolours Inspired by Hemingway’s ’Time Old Man and the Sea’ 12th September— 3rd October
Subsidised by Scottish Arts Council and Glasgow District Council
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University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge. Tel: 031 667 1011 ex14308
NAUM CABO MONOPRINTS 26 September — 24 October
Colin Baxter’s SCOTLAND —THE NATURE OF THE LAND
Mon — Sat 10am — 3pm
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LESZEK MUSZYNSKI New Paintings, Pastels and Drawings
JILLIAN WATSON Bronzes
20th CENTURY SCOTTISH MASTERS STUDIO PORCELAIN
5 - 30 September 1987 Gallery Closed Monday 21 September
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0 Japan: The Electronic Tribe ((‘4) 8.30—9.3llpm The enterprising (‘hannel 4 season kicks off in earnest with (‘entral's important four part documentary series. This programme looks at the relationship between Japan’s ancient cultural past and its technological present.
SUNDAY . 6
0 Battle torthe Planet ((4)
7. 15—8. 15pm Iiverybody's favourite conservationist. Jonathan Porrit hosts the studio discussion part of a new environmental programme. The first programme suggests a radical answer to the problem of urban sprawl.
0 Vanity Fair(BB(‘1 )5.5(l—(1.25pm Ah! Autumn must be here — the start of the Sunday tea time classics again with a mammoth sixteen part dramatisation ol"l'hackeray‘s novel.
o Biko: Breaking the Silence ((4) llpm—lZam Ten years after the death ofSteve Biko (‘hannel 4 presents an African made
documentary of his life.
0 Doctor Who ( BBCI ) 7.35—8pm Time to see “John Nathan-’I‘urner can rescue the series that under his hands has been going downhill fast. A new Doctor (Sylvester lvlc('oy) may help but when I see producer Nathan-Turner quoted as saying the show has ‘become like Morecanibe and Wise - everyone wants to appear on the programme‘ my heart sinks. Who wants Ken Dodd mixed up with the 'I‘imelords'.’
0 FIiZZ(Scottish) 8.3(L—9pm Well I
suppose it might (ffizz that is). New sitcom about the wine business. The best thing about it is likely to be that it‘s followed by 'l‘aggart.
o Romancing the Stone (Scottish) 8—lllpm Very watchable Raiders style action movie getting its first TV airing. Stars Michael Douglas.
0 Gorky Park(BB(‘1)9.30—l1.35pm Dennis Potter scripted this impressive film version of Martin ('ruz Smith's novel. Made in 1983 it starred William Hurt as the Russion detective trying to unravel a murder.
In one of radio's most celebrated anecdotes Orson Welles had millions believing that the martians had landed when he made his famous adaptation of HG Wells‘ The War of the Worlds which be broadcast in radio news style. He was one of America's best-known radio actors of his day before his film debut in ('itizen Kane in 1941 and The Shadow Knows, Rd, Fri 4, llam, acknowledges his his great acting style.
Profiling not an individual, but a breed of journalists is David Walker who in his programme Leading Voices. R4. Wed 9. 8. 15pm. looks at the anonymous spokesmen of newspapers. the leader writers. a position he enjoyed himselfon both The Times and the now-defunct London Daily News.
The same week that sees the Proms in full flood with their famous Last Night fallingon Sat 12. R3. 7.30pm (in which ENO Music Director Mark Elder makes his Proms Last Night Debut). also coincides the tenth anniversary of the death of Maria Callas. The occasion is marked by a 1984 recording of Bizet‘s Carmen.
16 The List 21 Aug — 3 Sept
Sat 12. R3. 2. 15pm. The performance is in French with Nicolai (iedda as Don Jose and the Orchestra of the Paris Opera conducted by George Pretre.
There is another chance to hear two episodes from Scottish writer Ron Butlin‘s very well received first novel. The Sound ofnrv Voice when David McKail reads After a Night Out with the Biscuitmen and Breakfast with a Snowman on R3. Sun 6. 9.50pm and Mon 7. 9.40pm respectively.
The controversial political/cultural crossover is the source of not a little discussion this fortnight. focussing on the two huge countries of the Eastern bloc. Russia comes first with the R3 programme The Two Thaws, R3. Sun (i. 5.30pm. which asks how much further Gorbachev is going than Khrushchev in his thaw ofthe 5lls. Taking part are Julian (iraffy. Lecturer in Russian at the School of Slavonic Studies and a keen follower of Soviet cinema. several Russian writers and human rights activist. Pavel Litvinov and Sergey Baruzdin. editor of one of the leading Soviet literary journals. The following week Kaleidoscope looks at (‘hairman Mao as poet and the literature of('hina in a special programme The East is Read. R4. Fri 18.9.45pm.