6.35 Maths: Good Vibrations 7.00
Modern Art: Pissarro 7.25 Maths Modelling: Seat Belts 7.50
Christopher Plantin , Printer of Antwerp 8.15 Copernicus and His World 8.40 The Main Frame and the Micro 9.05 Biology Form and Function 9.30 Arts: Narrative 9.55 Drifting Continents 10.20 Reading the Landscape 11.10 Open Forum
11.35 Farming: Organic or Conventional
Laurie Mayer presents the political review for the region. With reports from Jonathan Beale and Carolyn Quinn. f Repeated tomorrow at 2.1 5pm) 0 REGIONAL PROGRAMME
Crazy cinematic comedy, starring
Ryan O'Neal , Burt Reynolds In the early days of moving pictures, the unlikeliest people became film-makers and stars.
Director Peter Bogdanovich • FILMS: pages 38-41
An RSPB film of bird-watchers holidaying on Menorca.
Resuming the Opera Season with this early Verdi opera telling the story of Joan of Arc, staged in the Teatro Comunale of Bologna. German film-maker Werner Herzog makes his operatic directing debut.
With the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna Conductor Riccardo Chailly
Television director Keith Cheetham • STEREO
Gloucester v Northampton Both teams are vying for top position in Division One of the Courage League. Introduced by Chris Rea. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith .
Executive producerJohnnie Watherston • STEREO
Lively cultural mix, featuring highlights from the successful first series. With Curtis and Ishmael, Llewella Gideon and Collette Johnson.
Director/Producer Charlie Hanson
A Price for Scotland. Would the price of Scottish nationhood be too high for the economy? Rory Cellan-Jones asks whether devolution is a sounder option. Producer Barbara Want Editor David Nissan
New Guinea - An Island Apart Other Worlds. This second film on New Guinea is an exploration of its remote interior, from vast tropical rainforests to towering mountain peaks. These are isolated worlds, home to strange wildlife, including unique marsupial possums, kangaroos that climb in the treetops and stunningly beautiful birds of paradise. Producer Neil Nightingale
Executive producer Mike Salisbury
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Last of a series challenging the way British business operates. High Street Beasts. Banks have rarely been more disliked. How does British banking - where a highly centralised select few are protected from real competition - compare with the banking system in the USA? Christopher Hird reports. Executive producer Paul Watson A Fulcrum production for BBCtv
The Craft Awards for 1991, honouring the backstage talents of the film and television industry. The awards will be presented by HRH the Prince Edward and a host of stars, including Pam Ferris from The Darling Buds of May, Robert Lindsay from GBH,
Harriet Walter from The Men's Room, and film star Anthony Andrews. Sir Richard Attenborough can be seen on the set of his new
Chaplin movie Charlie, with cameraman Sven Nykvist ;
Prime Suspect writer Lynda La Plante investigates the art of editing; and the make-up artists from Casualty reveal their secrets. With Clive Anderson and Emma Freud , from the Theatre Royal, Bristol. Director Roy Chapman
Producer Patricia Houlihan • DRAMA: page 4
I A new BBC film starring I Armin Mueller-Stahl Brenda Fricker
Peter Riegert , Paul Scofield Utz, an impassioned and once wealthy nobleman, is reduced to living in a two-room flat in Stalinist Prague with his priceless collection of Meissen porcelain. Fischer, a New York art dealer, visits Prague on Utz's death to discover that the collection has vanished, a mystery that only Utz's maid Marta can explain. Hugh Whitemore 's screenplay is based on Bruce Chatwin 's celebrated novel.
Producer John Goldschmidt Director George Sluizer
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Utz (aged 18):
Utz (aged 11):
David Bowie 's latest band perform their mixture of rhythm 'n' blues and innovation in a concert recorded live last year at the Docks in Hamburg. • STEREO
Featuring Kylie Minogue, the Beastie Boys, Ronnie Jordan.