Sciences Foundation Course
A roundup of yesterday's parliamentary business from the Lords and Commons.
9.00 Quinze Minutes: En Ville
9.15 A Life of Our Own: College
9.40 A-level German: It's a Man's World
10.00 You and Me: Granny's Visit
10.15 Why? Because....
10.40 Stand Up for Your Rights
11.00 Words and Pictures: Fourteen Rats and a Rat-Catcher
11.15 Mathspy: Needle and Thread
11.35Teaching Today: Secondary Technology
12.05 Links: Britain and the Developing World. The Global Supermarket
12.30 Lifeschool: First Steps at Work. The Interview
12.55 A Way with Numbers: The Empire Strikes Back
1.20 Tales of Aesop
1.40 Zig Zag: The Greeks: Athene's City
2.00 News and Weather
followed by You and Me: Granny's Visit
Snooker fans have waited five days for today - the 'Whirlwind' Jimmy White makes his first appearance at the World Snooker Championship.
Cliff Thorburn is likely to be the qualifier trying to hold him down. The action should be as quick on the other table where Tony Drago ought to have qualified to meet Willie Thorne. Presented by David Vine.
Followed by Westminster Live
Up-to-the-minute coverage of today's
Parliamentary highlights including Question Time and the Select Committees.
Further coverage of the afternoon's play, from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
A report on the scientists who are dealing with the aftermath of the Chernobyl explosion.
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The adventures of the new
USS Enterprise and its crew. Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard The Outrageous Okona
The Enterprise comes to the aid of a disabled cargo ship whose captain turns out to be a handsome rogue with a price on his head.
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In the last programme of the series, an update on the issues investigated by the Reportage team. With Aminatta Forna.
Producer Charlotte Metcalf
Series editor Sebastian Scott
The enthusiastic anglophile,
Antoine de Caunes reports on Seal, Electronic and the European music scene.
Executive producers Tim Newman and Alex Berger
An NBdeC production for BBCtv
Another chance to see this
Inside Story Special documentary on the Maze prison in Northern Ireland that won major awards from both the Royal Television
Society and the Broadcasting Press Guild.
In Britain's maximum security terrorist jail, eight 'H' blocks hold 450 loyalists and republicans - the bombers and gunmen of the conflict in Northern Ireland. Ten years after the republican hunger strikes that brought the Maze to the world's attention, Inside Story and journalist Peter Taylor were given unprecedented access to the prison, and painted a remarkable picture of the men at the centre of the Troubles.
Producer Steve Hewlett
Executive producer Paul Hamann * DOCUMENTARY: page 12 ● PICTURE STORY: page 74
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The 1991 World Snooker
Championship continues in Sheffield. Jimmy White rounds off his opening match, while the No 7 seed Mike Hallett begins his first round tie. With commentary by Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.
Presented by David Vine.
A four-part comedy-thriller by John Flanagan and Andrew McCulloch starring Nigel Havers
3: On the Run. Jeremy and Albert make a dash for freedom, hotly pursued by Major Nina Grishina of the KGB. In London, MIS and the CIA take action to apprehend the suspected subversives, and in Eccles, Sandra searches for her missing husband.
Producer Caroline Gold Director Geoffrey Sax
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Maj Nina Grishina:
Col Oleg Petrovski:
A personal perspective on a current issue.
Editor Anne Tyerman
With Jeremy Paxman.
A special edition with the German satirist and songwriter Wolf Biermann in conversation with writer Nigel Williams. Biermann was exiled from East Germany in the 70s and remains an ironic critic of both east and west.
Producer Carroll Moore
12.00 Childbirth and Contraception: Choices and Chances. Companng women's choices at the beginning of the century and the 1950s.
12.25am Knowtedge Based Systems