8.45 Science Preparatory Maths: Angles 9.00 Patterns in the Dust
9.25 Voyages of Discovery 9.50 Open Advice: Becoming a Student 10. 15 Open Advice 10.40
Environment: No Place to Hide
Last of four programmes with voice coach Ian Adam.
John Pitman visits London's Waterloo Station.
Comedy starring the Marx Brothers
Groucho Marx plays a bankrupt stage manager who tries to put on a play without any money.
With Lucille Ball and Ann Miller. Director William A Seiter
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Craig is given a piano for his 13th birthday and discovers that it has an appetite.
Lady Victoria Leatham visits
Hatfield House, Hertfordshire.
Last in the series of the Asian arts and media magazine. With Shyama Perera.
An epic drama from India.
Bhishma lies on a bed of arrows. (In Hindi with English subtitles.
Repeated tomorrow at 11. 50pm on BBC1)
A triple bill ui clay animation.
Continuing the season of films directed bv
Billy Wilder. Starring Charles Laughton
Agatha Christie 's celebrated courtoom drama about the murder trial of Leonard Vole.
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Sir Wilfred Robarts:
A weekly look back at highlights from The Late Show. ● STEREO
With Moira Stuart.
Followed by Weather
Moksha. The last decade has been one of the most violent in India's history: Indira Gandhi and her son Rajiv were murdered, the caste war raged, and separatist forces in various states threatened to break up the nation. Bangalore newspaper editor E R Sethuram reflects on a turbulent decade and wonders whether he was right when he decided ten years ago to draw back from his contemplation of taking on the saffron robe of a holy man. Producer Subniv Babuta
Series producer Peter Firstbrook (Postponed from 31 December)
Dvořák's Cello Concerto
The famous French cellist
Paul Tortelier is at his most expansive as he guides two young musicians through a work close to his heart. This programme, first shown in 1987, was recorded at the Royal Northern College of Music. With students
Clive Greensmith and Hans Nygaard and pianist John Wilson.
Producer Rodney Greenberg
Billy, How Did You Do It?
Last of a special three-part presentation in which
American director Billy Wilder discusses his career.
He remembers working with Marilyn Monroe on Some Like It Hot "With Monroe life was a surprise - sometimes she knew eight pages of dialogue by heart, sometimes she had a total block." He discusses the craft of screenwriting, the problems of working with Raymond Chandler and Agatha Christie , and the creative pleasure of improvising with his lifelong collaborator, I A L Diamond. Director Volker Sch londorff
Series editors Nigel Finch and Anthony Wall
(Billy Witder 's Ace in the Hole is shown tonight at 11.20pm)
BBC2's weekly cinema night looks at transformation movies, and interviews Percy Adlon , director of the cult hit Bagdad Cafe. Plus why three directors regard 30s French film-maker Jean Vigo as one of cinema's greatest. With Howard Schuman. Executive producer Daniel Wolf Series producer Paul Kerr
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv
9.50pm Bagdad Cafe
Moving Pictures presents the first showing on network television of Percy Adlon 's comedy, which led to the C4 TV series, starring Marianne Sagebrecht A large German tourist is stranded at a run-down motel in the wilds of Arizona where she discovers a new life.
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Continuing the season of Billy Wilder films.
Starring Kirk Douglas
Chuck Tatum is on the way down until a man trapped in a rock fall offers the chance of a scoop.
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Jacob Q Boot: