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Boris Karloff Mesopotamia 1917: a small group of British cavalrymen are lost in the desert. The men led by a sergeant, are gradually decimated by Arab snipers or driven to insanity by the scorching sun - yet their fellow cavalrymen cannot be far away.
Director John Ford
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The beauty of the Scottish Highlands by boat. fRpt)
Wednesday is Economy Day at the TUC.
Rodney Bickerstaffe, Chair of the TUC's Economic Committee, will introduce a debate on economic issues.
The West Country commuters who spend E5,000 a year to work in London. (Rpt;
Fishermen All. Young and old fishermen in photographs from the period 1928-34.
A home of your own, with Tony Soper.
Followed by TUC Conference
The congress continues.
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Graffiti is the crime British
Transport Police are trying to wipe out of existence.
Radio Times's food columnist John Tovey begins a series of lessons for a class of amateur cooks who all want to learn how to take the strain out of entertaining. This week,
Tovey cooks up an autumn supper for friends. Director David Wheeler
Producer Christine Truran
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The adventures of the new
USS Enterprise and its crew. Starring Patrick Stewart
Manhunt. A lonely heart fixes her sights on Captain Picard. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Rough Guide to Design
Instead of a designer lifestyle, how about life as a designer? Danielle Lux and Raj Dhanda look at the the areas to aim for, from graphic and textile design, to designing cars and computer games. Plus tips for budding photographers, and how to become an art director on pop promos. With Sonique from S-Express.
Director Bruce Goodison
Series producer Sebastian Scott A Diverse production for BBCtv
A third series of the show that airs cult youth programmes from around the world. First up is Yearbook, an American fly-on-the-wall series that followed the progress of the senior year at Glenbard West High School, Chicago, and turned the students into national celebrities overnight. Executive producer Mari Beynon Owen
Tenth of 11 programmes on the history of aviation.
Victory over the Sea. The role of air power at sea, from the bi-plane to the Sea Harrier.
Narrated by Anthony Quayle. Producer Gwyn Richards (fipt) 0STEREO
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This new BBC film is an off-beat tragi-comedy, written by the alternative comedian
Owen O'Neill , and starring John Kavanagh
Exploding poets, randy bishops and bungling IRA hoodlums are causing havoc in a small town in Northern Ireland.
Kevin, an IRA recruit, and Fr Dade , the local priest, try to drive some sanity into their world. John Kavanagh appeared in an earlier ScreenPlay, Events at Drimaghleen.
Producer Paul Lister Director Danny Boyle 0 STEREO
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Continuing the season of graduation films with an gentle comedy from the Don Laoghaire College of Art. Jimmy runs a pirate radio station in a small Irish town.
But when his broadcasts interfere with air traffic, the authorities send in the heavies.
Producers Cathy Davis and Declan Recks Wntten and directed by Declan Recks
With Jeremy Paxman.
Jazz-rockers Steve Smith and Vital Information and Swedish group Kustbandet in concert. ● STEREO
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