6.30 Technology: Electric Money
6.55 Magic in the Web of Art
Ginger Rogers David Niven
In this delightful comedy Ginger Rogers stars as shopgirl Polly Parrish , who discovers an abandoned baby outside a foundlings' home and is mistaken for the mother.
Reluctantly responsible for the baby, Polly finds that life is further complicated when her handsome boss takes a 'fatherly' interest in her predicament.
Screenplay by NORMAN KRASNA Produced by B. G. DESYLVA Directed by GARSON KANIN
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with subtitles, followed by Weather
This week Arthur Negus is joined by George Smith , the internationally famous floral artist. Flower motifs abound on porcelain and furniture at Dudmaston, but the real treat is the family collection of 18th-century Dutch flower paintings. All this is complemented by George Smith 's own beautiful flower arrangements.
Director DAVID MITCHELL Producer ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol
Hal Holbrook Keir Dullea
During the American Civil War an outlaw gang, led by the infamous
William Quantrill , killed, looted and burned ranchers' homes.
One victim is John Colton , whose parents are killed by Quantrill's raiders. Colton vows revenge and sets about learning to fight with the help of the legendary gunfighter John Hammer.
Screenplay by JAMES D. PARRIOTT
Produced by B. W. SANDEFUR Directed by ALAN J. LEVI o FILMS: page 23
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Dr Michael O'DonneU starts a two-part inquiry into Britain's biggest drug problem-the trouble with booze.
Fifty per cent of police time, a half of accident cases, one in five hospital admissions, are put down to effects of alcohol.
Meanwhile, in the corridors of power, official reports suggesting modest action are quietly suppressed. Film editor PETER RINGSTED Research vicki MOORE
Producer DAVID CORDlNGLEY (Part 2 tomorrow at 7.25 pm)
Presented by Peter France The Unused Weapon
By 1945 the Allies and the Nazis had stockpiled five times more chemical weapons than had been used throughout the First World War. They were never used. Why? Robert Harris reports. Suicide of a Cavalier
At the battle of Newbury in 1643, Lord Falkland charged headlong to his death. His friends thought it was suicide. Now a psychiatrist has reopened the case and offers an explanation.
The Forgotten British Empire Who has heard of Carausius? Yet in the third century, he ruled Britain as his separate empire and defied the power of Rome. Timewatch uncovers the few traces of him that remain.
Producer DIANA LASHMORE
Executive producer TIM GARDAM
Introduced by David Icke The second semi-final of BBC2's International
Canada's Cliff Thorburn , a former World Champion and a winner of Pot Black, takes on the exciting young Londoner Jimmy 'Whirlwind' White.
Commentator TED LOWE Referee JOHN WILLIAMS Producer JOHN G. SMITH BBC Pebble Mill
by DORIS RICHARDS and ALLEN SADDLER and featuring
Maurice, who was once employed by Ponsonby's Hairdressing in London's
West End, has been left with a set of values that have no place in the tatty East End establishment he now runs. The carping remarks of his disillusioned wife, Phoebe, her shady relatives and Petal, her daughter by a previous marriage, all serve to make his life pretty unbearable. Will going unisex really help matters?
Lighting director PETER SMEE Sound LEN SHOREY
Designer TONY SNOADEN Producer HAROLD SNOAD
Director MANDIE FLETCHER
Angels of Fire
Rescuing poetry from its tame, bookish image, the third annual Festival of Radical Poetry offers a unique and refreshing alternative to mainstream literary events. This is the poetry of engagement, confronting contemporary issues and challenging the status quo. The inspiration of the Angels of Fire poetry collective, it brings together New Wave, feminist, black and experimental writers and dancers - a rare opportunity to see new poetic talent in the atmosphere of public performance.
Recorded at The Drill Hall Arts Centre. London
Made by ANGELS OF FIRE with help from COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT
From Brazil, Animando, about the making of an animated film in which the animator tries various techniques to create a 'leading character'. Directed by MARCOS MAGALHAES
11.50 Modern Art: Style Labels
12.15 Biology: Metabolic Pathways