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: News

: Westminster

A roundup of yesterday's parliamentary business.

: Daytime on Two

9.00 Inset

9.30 Lernexpress

9.45 Let's See

10.00 You and Me

10.15 Look and Read

10.40 Who - Me?

11.00 Watch

11.15 Update Europe

11.35 Science Challenge

11.55 Into Music

12.15 Technology and Design

12.35 Quinze Minutes

12.55 Step Up to Wordpower

1.20 Mr Benn

1.40 Outlook

2.00 News and Weather
followed by You and Me

: Canvas

The Davies Collection
The sculptor Jonah Jones tells the story of how two sisters living in Wales built up a priceless collection of French
Impressionist paintings which now hangs in the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. (R)


Unknown: Jonah Jones

: See Hear!

Magazine for the deaf.

: News

Weather followed by Westminster Live
Including Prime
Minister's questions.

: Catchword

The popular quiz hosted by Paul Coia.


Unknown: Paul Coia.

: Fighting Talk

A black Hamlet? A black
Cleopatra? Theatre director Yvonne Brewster thinks there are black actors to play them. She talks to
Sheena McDonald about challenging the stereotype.


Director: Yvonne Brewster
Unknown: Sheena McDonald

: Advice Shop

Can you survive the great Advice Shop debt game? How to spend, spend, spend without going into debt.
0 NOTES: for a set of programme notes, send a 1 7p A5 sae to [address removed]

: Gardeners' World

Including Adrian Bloom 's winter garden in Bressingham, Norfolk. Also, pruning clematis jackmanii and other late flowering varieties.
• GARDENING: page 16


Unknown: Adrian Bloom

: Blue Skies

Starring Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Joan Caulfield

Radio personality Jed Potter recalls how, as a top Broadway dancer, he fell in love with beautiful chorus girl Mary O'Hara - only to find her attracted to his best friend.
A colourful musical featuring a wealth of Irving Berlin songs and Astaire's Puttin' on the Ritz dance classic.
Director Stuart Heisler
Films: page 32


Director: Stuart Heisler
Johnny Adams: Bing Crosby
Jed Potter: Fred Astaire
Mary O'Hara: Joan Caulfield
Tony: Billy Dewolfe
Nita Nova: Olga San Juan
Francois: Mikhail Rasumny

: Assignment

Changing Sides
Once the west's enemy, Syria now backs the Allied Forces in the Gulf War. Assignment gained access to this closely controlled police state and reveals the growing tensions caused by President Assad's apparent U-turn.
Producer Giselle Portenier
Editor John Morrison
• PICTURE STORY: page 53

: Food and Drink

There are well over 50 water filter products on the market. Are they worth the money?
And do they do all they claim to? There is a recipe from America's Deep South - prawn gumbo - and a visit to a Louisiana brunch. Plus new ideas to look out for this summer in the last of the current series. Presented by Chris Kelly , Michael Barry and Jill Goolden.
Studio director Linda Nash Producer Peter Bazalgette
A Bazal production for BBCtv
Details on Ceefax page 616
0 RECIPES: in BBC Good Food magazine, £1.10, from newsagents; non-recipe information on BBC Fact Line 0[number removed]. Calls cost 33p per minute cheap rate and 44p per minute at other times.
9 FOOD: page 16


Presented By: Chris Kelly
Presented By: Michael Barry
Presented By: Jill Goolden.
Director: Linda Nash
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: Twin Peaks

Starring Kyle MacLachlan Michael Ontkean
A killer stalks Twin Peaks, unseen and undetected, while a desperate Ben Home hears a voice from beyond the grave. Bobby Briggs spies the main chance, and Norma gets a visit from her mother. Then comes more chilling news ..... (Repeated next Saturday. For cast see page 38; 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Kyle MacLachlan
Unknown: Michael Ontkean
Unknown: Bobby Briggs

: Taking Liberties

The B-Word
The B-word is Bhopal.
It is the town in India where, six years ago, poisonous gas escaped from a pesticide plant belonging to the American company Union Carbide, killing more than 2,500 people within hours. Carbide quickly accepted 'full moral responsibility' for the disaster and faced bankruptcy due to a multi-billion pound compensation claim. Today the people of Bhopal have yet to receive any compensation. Carbide, meanwhile, has flourished. In the first programme of a new series,
Taking Liberties investigates how the company that was responsible for the worst industrial disaster in history got away with it while the victims feel that they have been abandoned and forgotten. Producer Nick Catliff
Series producer Elizabeth Clough 0 PICTURE STORY: page 53


Producer: Nick Catliff
Producer: Elizabeth Clough

: Newsnight

Jeremy Paxman with the day's top news stories.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: The Late Show

Discussion and news from the arts and media world.

: Weatherview

: Open University

An Introduction to Psychology: Two Research Styles

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