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: Open University

6.15 Runningthe Country: TV - the Global Impact 5884645 6.40
Mathematics: Reflecting on Conies 4043157 7.05 Music: Score
Reading 6817008 7.30 Personality Development: Mothers and Babies 4380577 7.55 Pilgrimage: The Shrine at Loreto 9928393 8.20
From Child to Pupil 5061206 8.45 Education for All

: Christopher Crocodile

With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. Phone in on [number removed]for a chance to play Maggot Moments. stereo


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: The Animals of Farthing Wood

A 13-part animation.
8: Fox persuades Vixen to join him in searching for his friends.

: Time Busters

Fantasy adventure game with Michael Troughton and Tracy-Jane White.


Unknown: Michael Troughton
Unknown: Tracy-Jane White.

: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Leatherhead goes into the sewers in pursuit of the Turtles.

: Century Falls

A six-part drama series by Russell T Davies.
2: Tess tries to understand the strange forces in the village.

: Blue Peter Omnibus

The best from last week.

: The O Zone

Fast-moving music magazine.

: Thunderbirds

The Duchess Assignment. Lady Penelope acts as an art broker for an old friend - attracting the attention of thieves.

: Millennium

Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World
9: Tightrope of Power. Can the modern nation-state cope with cultural diversity?
David Maybury-Lewis looks at the plight of the indigenous
Canadians and their struggle to keep their own distinctive culture and identity.


Unknown: David Maybury-Lewis

: World Bowls

Coverage of the singles final of the Midland Bank World Indoor championships. Australian Ian Schuback is the title holder and the No 1 seed but he faces tough opposition to make the final from other top seeds Andy Thomson (2), Tony Allcock (3) and John Price (4).
Commentary by David Rhys Jones, Jimmy Davidson , Mal Hughes , David McGill and John Bell. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.


Unknown: Ian Schuback
Unknown: Andy Thomson
Unknown: Tony Allcock
Commentary By: David Rhys
Unknown: Jimmy Davidson
Unknown: Mal Hughes
Unknown: David McGill
Unknown: John Bell.
Introduced By: Dougie Donnelly.

: Around Westminster

The south east region's political review presented by Laurie Mayer. With reports from Tim Friend and Philippa Thomas.


Presented By: Laurie Mayer.
Unknown: Tim Friend
Unknown: Philippa Thomas.

: World Bowls

Further coverage from Preston.

: Ski Sunday

The women's downhill from
Veysonnaz, Switzerland, featuring racers from the recent world championships in Japan. With commentary by Julian Tutt.


Commentary By: Julian Tutt.

: Rugby Special

West Hartlepool v Wasps Waterloo v Harlequins
The draw for the quarter-finals of the Pilkington Cup has produced two most interesting ties. West Hartlepool, newly promoted to the First Division, play host to Wasps, and Waterloo, who have already beaten Bath and Orrell, are going for the hat-trick against Harlequins. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith .
Introduced by Chris Rea.
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston


Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Introduced By: Chris Rea.
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: The Natural World

The Little Creatures Who Run the World. Ants outnumber humans by a million to one, and their population's total weight equals that of the entire human race. "Ant-man extraordinaire"
Edward Wilson introduces this rival superpower with the aid of stunning close-up photography, revealing the hidden world of ants, a world of violent predation, tactical warfare and intimate partnerships. Producer Nick Upton
Series editor John Sparks
A Green Umbrella production for BBCtv


Introduces: Edward Wilson
Producer: Nick Upton
Editor: John Sparks

: The Money Programme

Once believed to be on track to becoming a "world class" company, recession has seen Lucas Industries' markets collapse, its profits tumble, and its management dogged by boardroom disagreements. Steve Annett reports from inside the company which the City now regards as the UK's number one takeover target. Producer Jenny Rathbone Editor Jane Ellison


Unknown: Steve Annett
Producer: Jenny Rathbone
Editor: Jane Ellison

: The Adventurers

Last in the series.
Going for £60 Million. At
Grosvenor Venture Managers funds are runnning low, and for the Adventurers the tables are turned as they have to persuade large-scale investors to part with some of their money. But just how well have Grosvenor been doing? Will they be able to raise the investment funds on which their future depends? Producer Bill Grist
Series producer Anne Laking

: Dancing

The Individual and Tradition
In dance, the 20th century has been the century of the choreographer, a powerful individual who has reinvented dance traditions to make an original and personal statement. Originality is the keyword of this film, which features the dances of Isadora Duncan , Martha Graham ,
Katherine Dunham , George Balanchine , Merce Cunningham , Eiko and Koma and Twyla Tharp.
Narrator Miranda Richardson.
Director Geoff Dunlop


Unknown: Isadora Duncan
Unknown: Martha Graham
Unknown: Katherine Dunham
Unknown: George Balanchine
Unknown: Merce Cunningham
Narrator: Twyla Tharp.
Narrator: Miranda Richardson.
Director: Geoff Dunlop

: Did You See...?

Jeremy Paxman and guests look back at the week's television. Editor Anne Tyerman


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: Screen Two: Prague

A contemporary love story set in the heart of Europe, this BBC film reunites writer/director Ian Sellar and producer Christopher Young.
A young Scot, Alexander Novak, goes to Prague in search of a missing piece of newsreel film, which features footage of his family - a link with the vanished past. The city's magic casts its spell on Alexander and from the moment of his arrival nothing goes according to plan. At the film archive, he meets the sensual and unpredictable Elena and an affair begins.
A Christopher Young production for BBCtv


Writer/Director: Ian Sellar
Producer: Christopher Young.
Alexander: Alan Cumming
Elena: Sandrine Bonnaire
Josef: Bruno Ganz

: The Dave Thomas Comedy Show

With guest comedy actress
Catherine O'Hara.


Unknown: Catherine O'Hara.

: The Phenix City Story

j Based on the real-life I story of a young crusading lawyer who was determined to break the reign of mob violence and syndicate corruption that terrorised an Alabama town in the 1950s.
Director Phil Karlson
0 SEE FILMS pages 37-42


Director: Phil Karlson
Albert Patterson: John McIntire
John Patron: Richard Kiley
Ellie Rhodes: Kathryn Grant
Rhett Tanner: Edward Andrews
Mary Jo Patterson: Lenka Peterson
Fred Gage: Biff McGuire
Ed Gage: Truman Smith

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