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: BBC Select

5.45 TUTV - Trade Union Television
A programme fortrade union members that includes news, views and features from the workplace

: Open University

6.20 Pilgrimage: the Shrine at Loreto 6265561 6.45 The Art of Commerce:
Religion in Ancient Greece
7.10 Santo Spirito: a Renaissance Church 7550948 7.35 Bajourou: Music of Mali

: Breakfast News

With Signing. Subtitled ..................

: Children's BBC: Patrik Pacard

First of 12-part series about a scientist who invents a formula for an enzyme capable of halting the world food shortage. A 16-year-old boy called Patrik gets caught up in the espionage ring trying to obtain the enzyme. Dubbed into English.

: Cousteau Amazon

River of Gold. Jean-Michel Cousteau looks at the destruction caused in Amazonia by gold diggers.


Unknown: Jean-Michel Cousteau

: I'm Still a Tourist

Fourth in a 12-part series investigating the quality of access and facilities for the disabled tourist. Today, Hilda Bone - a pensioner with arthritis and chronic chest complaints - visits the Coronation Street set on a tourof Granada Studios..


Unknown: Hilda Bone

: Wartime Weddings

Third in the series where people look back on marriages made in the Second World War. Today, Dennis and Hazel Capewell recall the missing ring and the wedding cake which arrived in crumbs.......


Unknown: Hazel Capewell

: Holiday Outings

Television presenter Sankha Guha takes a day trip to Venice.


Presenter: Sankha Guha

: Grand Prix

Highlights of yesterday's German Grand Prix in Hockenheim. Commentary by Murray Walker , Jonathan Palmer and TonyJardine.
Shown yesterday at 7.40pm ...................


Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: Jonathan Palmer

: Camp Wilder

Teenage comedy series. Ricky goes on a date with a policeman, stereo .....

: Destination Murder

Thriller starring
Joyce MacKenzie
Stanley Clements
Laura Mansfield , daughter of a murder victim, decides to take the law into her own hands. In her search for evidence, she starts dating a mobster.
Director Edward L Cahn (1950) B/W ........ * FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50


Unknown: Joyce MacKenzie
Unknown: Stanley Clements
Unknown: Laura Mansfield
Director: Edward L Cahn

: Working Lunch

A daily look at business news..........

: Preservingfor the Taste of It

Rosemary Lenzo discovers how the Portuguese cook dried fish and use port wine with pork and vegetables...


Unknown: Rosemary Lenzo

: Cricket: Fourth Test

Further live action from the final day's play at Old Trafford. Highlights can be seen at
11.15pm. Includingat 3.00 and 3.50 News Regional News; Weather

: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

The Golden Man. When the crew's ship is grounded on an asteroid, their only hope for survival rests with a strange, golden-skinned boy who has the power to alter molecular structure.


Buck: Rogers Gil Gerard
Wilma Deering: Erin Gray
Dr Goodfellow: Wilfrid Hyde-White
Twiki: Felix Silla
Hawk: Thom Christopher
Admiral Asimov: Jay Garner

: Deaf-Blind Education in Russia

Andrew Sachs narrates the story of the pioneering work of a school for deaf-blind children near Moscow.
Developed by psychologists in the former Soviet Union who shared a firm belief in the power of education to realise human potential, theirteaching methods include model-making with Plasticine, which helps in understanding the mental images of these children.
Producer Andrew Law Subtitled.....
Followed by Opening Up Technology
An industrial designer, a cycle retailer and a bike rider open up the workings of a mountain bike.
Producer Ian Spratley


Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Producer: Ian Spratley

: The Great Rift Footprints in the Valley

First of a three-part journey to the birthplace of humanity and a natural wonder of the world
- the Great Rift Valley of Africa. As well as hosting some spectacular landscapes, the valley also offers habitats to a wealth of wildlife species. Narrated by Andrew Sachs. See today's choices. Producer Adrian Warren


Unknown: Andrew Sachs.
Producer: Adrian Warren

: Lucky People

In this short opinion piece, Christopher Andrew , Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University and a leading writer on military intelligence, argues that we are all lucky people - lucky to have escaped the horror of nuclear armageddon in the 50 years since the Hiroshima bomb. In a chilling assessment based on years of study in the Soviet and US archives, and interviews with high-ranking diplomats and politicians, Andrew maintains that our luck will run out sooner rather than later, despite the end of the Cold War. Producer Paul Elston ; Series producer Laurence Rees. Repeated on Wednesday at 7.50pm
Nagasaki Journey: tomorrow at 8.30pm


Unknown: Christopher Andrew
Producer: Paul Elston
Producer: Laurence Rees.

: The Outer Limits

Sci-fi thriller series, tonight directed by and featuring Rebecca DeMornay. The Conversion. Henry Marshall 's greed leads him into white collar crime and, eventually, jail. On his release he decides to take revenge but, hiding out in a remote restaurant, he meets a stranger who knows too much about him. Forced to face the consequences of his crime, his life is put in danger. Stereo


Unknown: Rebecca Demornay.
Unknown: Henry Marshall
Henry Marshall: Frank Whaley
Lucas: John Savage
Mary: Kerry Sandomirsky
Woman: Rebecca Demornay

: Shopping

A five-part series which tells the story of shopping from both sides of the counter. 3: Mail Order. Shopping by post began in rural America. Faraway from city centres, families had - in addition to the Bible - the Sears catalogue, which provided them with everythingfrom baby chicks to gravestones. In Britain, mail orderthrived in the north, where poorfamilies used catalogues to buy goods on credit.
Tonight's programme drops in on a wedding in Harrogate, north Yorkshire, where almost everything worn by the family was purchased from catalogues, with the exception of the bride's dress - which was made on a mail order sewing machine. It also visits an American coal mining community in Illinois, where entire houses were bought from a catalogue.
The secrets of mail order are revealed by 87-year-old Hazel Paget from Cleveland, who was a catalogue agent for 65 years and sold everything from corsets to shoes and funerals. But mail order is changingfast, with smaller catalogues targetingthe more affluent customer. In the US the industry is now dominated by "specialogues" - a trend which looks set to be repeated in Britain. Director Renee Knight ; Executive producer
Clare Paterson


Unknown: Hazel Paget
Director: Renee Knight
Producer: Clare Paterson

: African Political Broadcast

Tonight, Ian Smith , who as Prime
Minister of Rhodesia from 1964-79 led the rebel white government that declared its independence from
Britain in 1970, speaks out on what place he thinks there is, if any, for whites in Africa now.................... The next African Political Broadcast is on Thursday at 10.25pm


Unknown: Ian Smith

: Newsnight

With Sue Cameron. Subtitled .....

: Cricket: Fourth Test

Highlights ofthe last day's play between England and the West Indies from Old Trafford.
Live coverage ofthe NatWest Trophy quarter-finals starts tomorrow at 10.25am on BBC2

: Weatherview

: Open University

12.00 Bridges: Spanning Materials
How technical advances have changed the design of British bridges.......

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