6.40 Einstein's Theory 7.05 Maths: Curve Sketching 7.30 Public Space Public Work 7.55 Systems Discipline
8.20 Whose Land Is It, Anyway? - this programme,shown as part of the "One World" season, looks at the conflict that exists between the farmer and the conservationist in modem Britain 8.45 Maths:
Confidence 9.10 The Originsof State Social Work 9.35 How Low Can You Go 10.00 Coping with Queues 10.25 Given Enough Rope
10.50 Living Choices: Good Moves
11.15 Evolution: Sexual Selection
11.40 Qualified to Work 12.05 Social Science: Abortion 12.30
Words to that Effect 12.55 Scenes from Dr Faustus by Marlowe 1.20 Out of Development - as part of the "One World season, this programme examines why Brazil is rapidly becoming an industrial power and is the world's second largest agricultural exporter, yet two thirds of the population still live below the poverty line 1.45 The Puzzle of Pain 2.10 Wheels of Progress 2.35 Managing a Crisis
Vintage comedy based on a story by Sidney Gilliat, starring Will Hay,
The village of Tumbotham Round has had no crimes in more than ten years. In an attempt to liven things up, the forces of law and order set about creating a fake "crime wave".
Director Marcel Varnel. FILMS: pages 49-54
Drama starring Frank Sinatra
Fresh out of the army, one-time writer Dave Hirsh arrives back in his old home town. Here he meets with a mixed reception, becoming involved with a happy-go-lucky cardshark and two very different women.
DirectorVincente Minnelli ●FILMS: pages 49-54
Six documentaries telling true stories from the world of science.
A Gift from Heaven. Albert Einstein called Lise Meitner
"our Madame Curie". Her achievements included vital work which led to the splitting of the atom. But her story ended in tragedy, as an ironic twist of fate and a calculated betrayal ended not only her scientific reputation but even the memory of her name.
Presented by Dr Ruth Sime. Producer Hendrik Ball • STEREO
With Chris Lowe.
Followed by Weather
Topical comedy quiz show. ●STEREO
Alexei Sayle presents a satirical view of the problems arising from world agricultural policies. At 2.00am ina London vegetable market, Sayle discovers that it's possible to buy lentils from Ethiopia and mangoes from
Sudan - countries to which food aid is exported.
With a mixture of caustic wit and black humour, Sayle explores the scandal behind the world's food business.
Director Charlie Harris
Producer Frances Berrigan
A Cicada production for BBCtv ●DOCUMENTARY: page
The series that charts the richness of world music.
Big City - the Hidden Sounds of London. The first of a two-part journey round the cultural street map of London to meet the many different immigrant communities who are making their mark on the "big city". Director Tim May
Series editors Nigel Finch , Anthony Wall (Part 2 can be seen next Saturday) ●STEREO
Previewing an ambitious season of programmes starting tonight featuring new work by British artists commissioned by BBC2. Howard Hodgkin on a billboard,
Cathy Tyson in a musical drama, Juliet Stevenson in a dance work are some of the innovative highlights. 0 COVER STORY: page 26
To open this Commissions and Collaborations season, director Ken Russell returns to the BBC for the first time in 22 years. His psychological detective story examines the work of the 20th-century Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu. Russell charts Martinu's influences and obsessions and his search for a true voice through a dramatic analysis of Martinu's bizarre dreams.
Producer Maureen Murray
First showing on network television for
Neil Simon 's adaptation of his autobiographical stage play, starring Jonathan Silverman Brooklyn 1937: 15-year-old
Eugene is desperately trying to uncover life's mysteries.
Director Gene Saks
● STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p888 ● FILMS: pages 49-54
First showing on network television for this thriller. A hospital technician is suspected of being a serial killer. With Victor Buono and David McLean
Director Burt Topper ● FILMS: pages 49-54