6.35 Simultaneous Differential Equations 7.00 Modern Art and Modernism 7.25 Which Testto
Use 7.50 Magnetic Circuits 8.15 Deep Secrets 8.40 History: the Photographer as a Witness 9.05 Scaling the Salt Barrier 9.30
Victorians and the Art of the Past
9.55 Science: Rats and Super Rats
10.20 The Jews and Islam 10.45
Issues in Women's Studies 11.10
Looking Forward to Summer School
11.35 Runningthe Country
Andrew Harvey presents a political review for the region. With reports from Jonathan Beale and Tim Donovan.
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Jonathan Dimbleby and John Cole look at political issues.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam from Wimbledon.
Live coverage of the men's singles final of the Lawn Tennis Championships from the All
England Club. Will world No 1
Jim Courier , halfway to a Grand Slam after having won the Australian and French Opens this year, have the chance today to become the first American since John McEnroe in 1984 to lift the famous trophy? Or will there be a repeat of last year's all-German affair when
Michael Stich scored a surprise win over three-times champion Boris Becker , victor in 1985,1986 and 1989? Stefan Edberg , champion in 1988 and 1990, will also be hoping to be there. Also featuring the mixed doubles final. Britain's most recent success at Wimbledon came through Jeremy Bates and Jo Durie in this event in 1987. Commentary by John Barrett , Mark Cox , Barry Davies , Julian Tutt , Paul Hutchins ,
Bill Threlfall , John Alexander ,
Virginia Wade and Ann Jones. • TELETEXT SUBTITLES (men's singles final only): page 888
News of the French Grand Prix, the halfway point in the Formula 1 season. The whole race is live at 12.45pm on BBC1. Producer Martin Hopkins Editor Dave Gordon
To launch a retrospective season of his plays,
Alan Bennett schedules his perfect evening of television.
Looks Like a Chair, Actually It's a Lavatory
Alan Bennett explores his memories of nearly 40 years of television. He chooses clips from vintage comedies such as Whack-Oland Fawlty Towers, documentaries such as Dennis
Mitchell's Morning in the Streets, and the Coronation. Director David Jeffcock
Producers Sally Angel , John Whiston
7.55pm Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais ' classic 1973 comedy, starring Rodney Bewes and James Bolam , is Alan Bennett 's first selection.
Count Down. Mrs Chambers has grandiose plans for
Thelma's wedding to Bob.
With Brigit Forsyth , Bill Owen , Joan Hickson , Anita Carey. Producer James Gilbert
8.25pm Abigail's Party
Alan Bennett introduces
Mike Leigh 's witty and highly acclaimed study of social pretension. While Abigail is throwing her first teenage party, the grown-ups assemble for their own quiet beano.
With Alison Steadman , Tim Stern , Janine Duvitski , John Salthouse , Harriet Reynolds.
Producer Margaret Matheson
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
10.10pmJ JB-aPortraitof Sir John Barbirolli
Alan Bennett 's next choice is a documentary from the acclaimed arts series Monitor.
Directed by Melvyn Bragg in 1965, this portrait of the man who built up Manchester's
Halle Orchestra into one of the finest in the world assesses his incredible musical achievement and reveals a person who is both witty and forthright.
11.00pm Days at the Beach Alan Bennett concludes his evening of perfect viewing with Malcolm Mowbray 's compelling play from 1981, and explains why he thinks it exemplifies what television does best.
Sergeant Major Globe is an accomplished dancer. Corporal Mumford learnt to live off the land in France. Private Tope joined the army to eat. They are the British army of 1920, guarding a mine on a deserted beach.
Producer David Rose
Alex Cox presents another in the season of cult movies.
Bernardo Bertolucci 's adaptation of a short story by Jorge Luis Borges.
1936: Athos arrives in a small Italian town to investigate his father's mysterious murder. In Italian with English subtitles.
With Giulio Brogi, Alida Valli, Tino Scotti, Pippo Campanini, Franco Giovanelli, Allen Midgett.
Films: pages 37-44
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