Raising Sons and Daughters
The final with Magnus Magnusson.
This charming, sentimental film traces the life and times of a shy schoolmaster - the inimitable and much-loved Mr Chips.
Director Sam Wood (Blackandwhits)
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John Colley, Peter Colley, Peter Colley II, Peter Colley III:
Peter Coley as a young man:
Once a significant industry in the north west of England, the skin trade has been through hard times. Only the fittest have survived. The workers who've helped sustain the leather industry in the region reflect on their times and the pressures they face. Narrated and produced by Robin Anderson.
Britain's biggest fighter base is nearing completion at Leeming,
North Yorkshire. Around Leeming is a rural community with an estimated 12,000 people living within two miles of the base. What will the impact be on them of having upwards of 40 noisy jets in their midst?
Producer Peter Pitt
A series of programmes about ancient Mexican Indian traditions. 4: The People of the Valley. The valley of Oaxaca was the home of the greatest craftsmen of Mexico - the Zapotec and the Mixtec.
Although they were conquered by the Aztecs, they managed to retain their own traditions, and descendants of both still live in the valley. In 1932, excavations of an ancient Mixtec burial revealed one of the most important treasures ever found in Mexico - nine skeletons surrounded by jade, turquoise and gold.
Narrated by Ian Holm.
(R) (Tomorrow: people of the rainforest)
A series for people who love the sea and sailing.
Prizes of War. 'Windfall yachts' were built in the 1930s for adventure training as part of Hitler's war preparations. In 1946 they were seized by the British and sailed to England. Retired naval commander Peter Richardson recalls those days in 1946 when he sailed the seized yacht Marabu from Keil to Portsmouth.
Tom Salmon narrates this lesser known sea story of the Second World War. (R)
Lewis T Duck decides it's time that
Merrytwit had a road so he builds one. Animation with the voices of Michael Williams , John Wells and Barbara Leigh-Hunt . Producer Ivor Wood (R)
The monthly programme for the hard-of-hearing.
Weather followed by The National Eisteddfod
The Crowning Ceremony.
Sara Edwards introduces live coverage of today's events and stage competitions from the National
Eisteddfod in Cwm Rhymni where attention is focused on the first of this week's major poetry ceremonies, the crowning of the Bard, awarded for composing a collection of poems in traditional style on a given subject. With commentary by Frank Lincoln.
Television presentation by Gareth Mainwaring Executive producer Huw Brian Williams
Glass Blowing. Studio glass-blower George Elliot is fascinated by the colours and shapes of primitive glass. He works by himself, free to experiment with his own design. Producer Anne James
Series producer John Read (R)
Regional News and Weather
First of a two-part mini-series from New Zealand, starring
Brad Davis , Jack Thompson
New Zealand, 1985: in an attempt to end the protests which are threatening to halt France's nuclear testing in Mururoa Atoll, the French Secret Service decide upon a plan which they believe will strike at the heart of the problem.
Director Chris Thomson (Part 2 tomorrow)
Det Sgt Batchelor:
A gardener's tour of Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon and an imaginative gardening project at a Coventry primary school. With
Geoff Hamilton , Dr Stefan Buczacki and Anne Swithinbank.
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[Starring] Margaret Lockwood
The first of two films shown in tribute to the celebrated British actress who died last month.
Today also starring Michael Redgrave.
A classic comedy thriller from director Alfred Hitchcock. One moment Miss Froy was sitting there, on the train, London-bound from the Tyrol. The next she had vanished. Some passengers claim she was never there, but Iris is certain she saw her. Was it her imagination?
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A USA comedy classic starring Phil Silvers.
The Camp Fremont chaplain frustrates Sergeant Bilko's social life. (R)
Fifty years on, Britain celebrates the anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Tonight's Hear-Say looks at war and remembrance, as seen through the eyes of thousands of Africans and West Indians who responded to the plea from the 'mother country', and gives an insight into the war stories which have not been told before.
Presented by Jacqui Harper and Colin Charles.
Producer Colin Prescod
Executive producer Terry Jervis
The third of five programmes By film-makers from around the world. Under the Emerald Sea. The ghostly beauty of the coastal waters of British Columbia.
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Comedy with Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie. (R)
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Four programmes tracing the epic rise and fall of science and technology in China.
2: The Invention of Progress
China's inventions helped create the Industrial Revolution in Europe. Director David Roberts
Executive producer Robin Brightwell 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
A series of short dramas.
The Nihilist's Double Vision, A local cinema. A scene of passion, conflict and reel changes. With Graham Stark and Tim Spall. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Presented by Peter Snow.
Cezanne and Poussin: the Classical Vision of Landscape. Kirsty Wark introduces the first preview from this year's Edinburgh International Festival with a film based on the major exhibition at the National Gallery of Scotland, featuring the work of Nicolas Poussin and Paul Cezanne. With Prof Richard Verdi , who selected the exhibition. Producer Eleanor Aitken
Exhibition sponsored by General Accident