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Presented by Shahnaz Pakravan and Sudha Kumari
The magazine bringing both current affairs and entertainment from the Asian world.
It's lively, fun and sometimes controversial, covering stories affecting Asians both here and abroad.
Entertainment ranges from music to dance, from film clips to star interviews, from the classical to the modern. Director PAUL FREEMAN Executive producer JOHN WILCOX
NARENDHRA MORAR BBC Pebble Mill
Irene Dunne Joel McCrea
David and Christina Phelps , newly married, return to New York from abroad to meet
David's mother, his brother Robert and Robert's fiancee Hester. Christina is a career woman with a mind of her own, whose marriage is threatend by her husband's devotion to his mother. Mrs Phelps is pathologically obsessed about losing her two sons to women they love, and a night of dramatic confrontation ensues as she fights to maintain her hold on them.
Superb performances by all five protagonists highlight this tense melodrama.
Screenplay by SIDNEY HOWARD based on his own stage play
Produced by PANDRO S. BERMAN Directed by JOHN CROMWELL
('Since You Went Away' at 3.45pm)
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Claudette Colbert Joseph Cotten Jennifer Jones Shirley Temple
The Hiltons are a happy, normal family, neither lich nor poor. But with the absence of Mr Hilton , who is fighting overseas, family life and income are interrupted. Into their lives comes a boarder, the irascible Col Smollett , and Jane's romance with his nephew William causes conflicts. This engrossing drama of American family life during the Second World War became one of the most successful films of its period.
Written and produced by DAVID O. SELZNICK
Directed by JOHN CROMWELL
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with Moira Stuart.
Lisa Davidson reviews the week, with subtitles. Weather
'The soldiers poured petrol over me and then threw a lighted match.'
The words of a Chilean woman. Her offence?
Walking on the street on the day of a national strike.
'I was beaten with an iron bar. I heard mothers tortured in front of their children.'
The words of a Turkish student. His offence?
Membership of a legal opposition party.
Exactly 40 years ago today the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Yet people are still locked away simply for speaking their minds.
What is the United Nations doing to prevent human rights abuse? What can the British Government do? Are individuals powerless to help? Jonathan Dimbleby investigates what happened to the brave new world promised by the Universal Declaration and challenges men like Andrew Young , ex-US Ambassador to the UN. and Jan Martenson , Director General of the United
Nations Office in Geneva, to come up with a better answer to the continuing scandal of state murder, disappearance and torture.
Assistant producer SANDRA JONES Executive producer RITCHIE COGAN Producer LAURENCE REES
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Today the great French composer Olivier Messiaen is 80 years old.
BBC2 celebrates the occasion with a live relay from the Royal Festival Hall in the presence of the composer.
George Benjamin, the young English composer who was a pupil of this outstanding teacher, presents a portrait of Messiaen with the help of Paul Crossley, Alexander Goehr and Pierre Boulez, with music from the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra and from Messiaen himself.
Programme devised by:
Programme devised by:
BBC2 joins BBC Radio 3 and goes live to the Royal Festival Hall on London's South Bank for Act 3 of Messiaen's opera St Francis of Assisi. This final act tells the story of the saint's martyrdom. Introduced by Piers Burton-Page.
London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Kent Nagano
(Concert in association with Yves Saint Laurent )
A simultaneous broadcast with R3.
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Radio 3 sound:
Directed for television by:
David Wilson Johnson
Jean Philippe Courtis
A film in four parts by DENNIS POTTER, based on The Past Is Myself by CHRISTABEL BIELENBERG. 4: Germany faces defeat, but Peter's life still hangs in the balance as Christabel arrives at Ravensbriick Concentration Camp to plead for him.
Christabel ELIZABETH HURLEY with EDNA DORE, NICHOLAS TEARE, MARK DRAPER, TOM LAMBERT, SIMON ADAMS, JIM CARTER, DANNY MCCARTHY, PAT HEYWOOD, ALASTAIR HALEY, JAMES EXELL, LAWRENCE COOPER, JOHN BOSWALL, NEALE MCGRATH
Original music STANLEY MYERS Produced by KENITH TRODD
Directed by ADRIAN SHERGOLD 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Young officer at Ravensbriick:
Clerk in reception:
Screenwriter and director Peter Wollen introduces a controversial film that reflects the tensions on the West Bank and is a plea for the rights of both sides.
Wedding in Galilee starring Ali M. El Akili and Makram Khouri. The father of the groom vows 'this ceremony is going to light up East and West', but the price for lowing a traditional Arab wedding - and lifting the curfew - is the presence at the feast of the Israeli military governor and his staff. As the lovers are feted resentment and distrust threaten to spoil the celebrations. Palestinian
Michel Khleifi 's first feature film casts a critical but sympathetic look at a front-line society.
Written and directed by MICHEL KHLEIFI
(In Arabic with English subtitles.
First showing on British television) Film Club presentation by DAVID THOMPSON
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