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6.05 A Return to the Summit (S)
4938598 6.30 Mexico City Whose City? (S) 56579 7.00 Mother
Knows Best? 87937 7.30 Getting It Right (S)
A roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25. (W)
Children of the sixties reflect on being middle-aged. (R)
How Canada's multi-culturalism is portrayed in its film and TV industries. (R) (S)
Can the West learn from China's business ways? (R) (S)
Raj Persaud addresses working mothers' feelings of guilt.
How televisual images affect child development. (R) (S)
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This week's magazine show sees the start of a new quiz competition. Hosted by Lara
Crooks and Nan Dwek. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Rptd Thursday 1.35am on BBC1
Adventure starring Maureen O'Hara and Cornel Wilde. The throne of France is in deadly peril and only four swashbuckling avengers can save the succession.
Director Lewis Allen (1951) (S) Films: pp 50-55 ***
That's No Lady, That's My Cousin Will is furious when Ashley alters her appearance in order to attract boys at her new school. (R) IS)
Cricket. Eric shows his kids up at the school cricket match.
Shown last Wednesday (S) (W)
Musical starring Robert Morse. After reading a book on how to become a success, a window cleaner works his way into a large company and begins to climb the corporate ladder. Widescreen Director David Swift (1967. U)
(S) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ****
Today's Saturday Matinée is a spy adventure, starring
Paul Newman , Edward G Robinson and Elke Sommer. In Stockholm to receive the Nobel Prize for
Literature, an alcoholic American author stumbles on an intricate communist plot. Widescreen. Director Mark Robson (1963)
IS) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ***
An episode of the little seen comedy starring Frankie Howerd. Those Who Loot We Shoot. When a looter is found prowling round Churchill's bunker the finger of suspicion points to Private Potts. Written by Maurice Sellar , Lou Jones (S) 44
Robbie previews his new album, selects highlights from the Top of the Pops vault and premieres his duet with Kylie Minogue. Includes performances by Madness, Take That and Tight Fit.
Director Phil Chilvers ; Producer Lee Lodge (S) Shown last Wednesday. TOTP 2 is on Wednesday at 6pm
When Tony Blair lived in London's labour-held Islington he decided, along with many other parents disgruntled with the quality of the borough's education, to send his children to secondary schools outside the area. In 1999, the Government intervened and Islington LEA became the first to be privatised. Nick Robinson follows the process of change and its impact on schools such as the Catholic secondary St Aloysius, where Tony Blair could have sent his sons. See Choice.
Producer Marc Sigsworth ; Editor Anne Tyerman (S)
Lofty's Little Friend. When Lofty is sent on an errand he returns with a new friend who brings nothing but trouble.
Written by David Croft and Jimmy Perry : Producer David Croft (R) (S)
Char Wallah Muhammed:
Punka Wallah Rumzan:
Living Together. David Attenborough examines some of the extraordinary strategies plants have developed to help them survive the competition for space and light.
ProducerNeil Nightingale: Executive producer Mike Salisbury (R) (S)BBC BOOK: The Private Life of Plants (hardback), price £17.99
Continuing the Saturday-night strand that celebrates a decade of popular culture, from the fads, fashions and films to its stars, sounds and sport. Ends 2.20am. See Choice.
I Love 1976 Muppets star Kermit the frog returns to TV screens to introduce the highlights and heart-throbs of 1976, including tennis legend Bjorn Borgand racing drivers Jackie Stewart and James Hunt. It was the yearthat Abba released the hit single Dancing Queen, Sylvester Stallone danced the ring in Rockyand punk first rocked the headlines.
Director Irene McMillan ; Series producer Alan Brown (S) (W)
Thriller. Lieutenant Bishop is given the easy job of caretaking the last few hours of the precinct police station. But when he gives refuge to a man being chased by a street gang, a nightmare begins. Widescreen.
Director John Carpenter (1976. 18) (S) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ****
Continuing the series that captures the decade's classic football action, this week focusing on the 1976/7 season.
Director Danny Felton ; Producer Tony Moss (R) (S)
Cult science-fiction drama, starring David Bowie. A humanoid alien from another planet mysteriously arrives in New Mexico. Calling himself
Thomas Jerome Newton , he rapidly amasses a vast fortune by coming up with a series of revolutionary inventions, money he hopes will enable him to return to his family on his home planet. Widescreen. Ends 2.20.
Director Nicolas Roeg (1976,18) (S) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ****
Teach Yourself David Bowie : page 46
Thomas Jerome Newton:
Captain James Lovell:
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Dynamo Key Stage 1: Science 2 Ends 5.00am.