A look at the pressures faced by student nurses.
Conductor Andre Previn talks to Richard Baker.
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I Network premiere of I this family drama starring Joan Crawford Margaret Sullavan
Vivacious nightclub dancer Olivia Riley marries wealthy Henry Linden and then turns her attention to shaking up his stuffy family - until tragedy intervenes.
Director Frank Borzage (B/w; ● FILMS: pages 39-45
Live coverage from Headingley of the first day's play in the fourth Cornhill Insurance Test match. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Asif Iqbal ,
Ray Illingworth , Jack Bannister and Geoffrey Boycott.
Introduced by Tony Lewis. Television presentation Mike Adley Executive producer Keith Mackenzie ● STEREO
The Thatcher. A look at the skills involved in the thatcher's craft. (Tomorrow: tree surgeon)
Further live coverage. Including at
2.00pm and 3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather
The Bible. Lord Clark examines
Rembrandt's lifelong fascination with the Bible.
Producer Colin Clark
An inside view of management and industry.
A Will of Iron. When an old French company involved in heavy industry buys out a similar English company, a battle of contrasting management styles emerges. Producer David Dawson-Pick
Series editor Brian Davies
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Series by disabled people about what it feels like to be them.
This Is a Short Film about Melons
Jacqui Duckworth and the conflict when a disabled and able-bodied person share the same body.
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Special Olympic edition of the investigative sports programme presented by John Fashanu.
The Barcelona Olympics open in two days' time with a record number of sports, countries and competitors. But have the Games become too big? And why are a quarter of the world's women barred from competing? Editor David Taylor ● STEREO
Flyingfor Gold. Like humans, the bird world has its champion athletes which exhibit beautiful and fascinating behaviour. But unlike humans, bird Olympians compete for their very existence, not for medals.
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Is the Venezuelan island of Margarita really a cut-price Caribbean paradise? Plus comedian Norman Wisdom on his adopted home, the Isle of Man. Presented by Penny Junor and Paddy Haycocks.
Series producer Rachel Hebditch Executive producer Tony Moss ● STEREO
Tonight's play in the series of solo performances, being shown as part of a retrospective season of his work, stars Alan Bennett himself.
A Chip in the Sugar
A middle-aged man, who lives with his mother, finds her taking up with an old flame. Producer Innes Lloyd
Director Stuart Burge
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First of six programmes providing eyewitness accounts from British writers who travelled in North America in Victorian times. Extracts from their journals, contemporary stills and archive footage reveal that in many ways their opinions still apply today.
The truth is told about crossing the Atlantic, and advice given to tourists and emigrants about the realities of American railroads, steamboats and stagecoaches.
Robert Louis Stevenson:
Catherine Parr Traill:
Highlights of today's play.
12.00 Weekend Outlook
12.05 Ethical Principles - the role of ethical principles and practices in medical decision-making.