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: Open University

7.10 Physical Chemistry: Reaction Mechanisms (part 2)
7.35 IT for You

: News

: Westminster

A full report on last Friday's proceedings in the Commons and the Lords - and on the committee corridor.

: The Wooldridge View

Documentary written and narrated by Ian Wooldridge. Pheidippides and the Flying Doctor. Two thousand years ago a Greek messenger called Pheidippides ran 26 miles from Marathon to Athens, announced that the Persian army had been obliterated and dropped dead. Bill Haines , a Yorkshire fire insurance engineer, is obsessed with retracing most of his footsteps. Back home, jumping off Ben Nevis proves a more complicated challenge for a flying doctor who is taking part in a hot-air balloon race from the summit of Britain's highest mountain to the nearest pub.

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Wooldridge.
Unknown: Bill Haines
Unknown: Ben Nevis

: Praise Be!

Thora Hird introduces a selection of requested hymns and meets health and fitness expert Rosemary Conley.

Contributors

Introduces: Thora Hird
Unknown: Rosemary Conley.

: Westminster reports

Parliamentary proceedings affecting your region.

: Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind

Christopher Plummer narrates the story of the most talked-about film of all time, to be shown this afternoon at
2.15pm on BBC1.
From the auction of Margaret Mitchell 's blockbusting novel to Gone with the Wind's glittering Hollywood premiere, this star-studded documentary reveals the drama and spectacle of the film's making, and the behind-the-scenes wrangles which almost matched the epic battles on screen. It includes rare footage of the screen tests made in the search for the actress to play Scarlett O'Hara , and interviews with the film's producer David O. Selznick, its stars - including Vivien Leigh , Olivia de Havilland and Butterfly McQueen - and the directors involved in its making, including
George Cukor.

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Plummer
Unknown: Margaret Mitchell
Unknown: Scarlett O'Hara
Unknown: Vivien Leigh
Unknown: George Cukor.

: Fiddley Foodle Bird

Animation narrated by Bruce Forsyth, with the voice of Dennis Waterman.

Contributors

Narrator: Bruce Forsyth
Fiddley Foodle Bird: Dennis Waterman

: Spider

Musical animation. A small boy encounters a naughty but loveable spider.

: Racing

From Haydock.
12.50 Dean Moor Long-Distance Hurdle Race (3m)
1.25 Hell Nook 4-years-old Handicap Hurdle Race (2m)
2.00 Swinton Handicap Hurdle Race (2m).
Canny Chronicle is one of several horses who have been specially primed to take part in this last major race of the National Hunt season.
Also, Julian Wilson and Bill Smith take a look back at some of the highlights of the 1992/93 season. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan and Richard Pitman.
Producer Wendy Sheppard

Contributors

Unknown: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Bill Smith
Commentary By: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By: Richard Pitman.
Producer: Wendy Sheppard

: World Snooker

Coverage of frames 17 to 24 in this third session of the final, from the Crucible Theatre,
Sheffield. The eventual winner will need to take 18 frames to walk away with the trophy.

: The Addams Family

American mock-horror series. Portrait of Gomez. When Morticia's favourite photograph of Gomez is devoured, the original photographer is traced to the department of motor vehicles.

Contributors

Morticia: Carolyn Jones
Gomez: John Astin
Fester ,: Jackie Coogan
Lurch: Ted Cassidy
Wednesday: Lisa Loring
Pugsley: Ken Weatherwax

: Pefll

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
More misadventures with the streetwise Will and his posh Bel-Air cousins.
6.50pm Standing Room Only The football magazine programme that takes a fan's-eye view of the game.
This week, there's a guide to travelling to the World Cup. Regular features include the travelling "superloo", a video booth through which supporters can make their own views heard about the game, those who run it and those who play; inside information from
Shelley Webb 's gossip column; and some cutting comedy.
Presenter Kevin Allen says: "This is the only place on television where the fans have a fair say in the game they love." Series producer Alan Humdall

Contributors

Unknown: Shelley Webb
Presenter: Kevin Allen
Producer: Alan Humdall

: World Snooker

However far it goes, however long it takes, you can see the final session in the Embassy World Professional Championship from the best seat in the house.
Frames 25 to 36 of the final mark the climax of 17 days of snooker as a new World
Professional champion emerges from the original field of 542. The last night at the Crucible has become one of sport's special occasions. Who can forget Alex Higgins in tears in 1982 with the trophy in one arm and his baby daughter in the other? Or Dennis Taylor 's
Irish jig of delight in 1985 when that midnight black dropped in? Or Jimmy White 's stunned disappointment last year as Stephen Hendry turned the match around with ten straight frames? Commentary by Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm , Clive Everton , John Virgo ,
Ray Edmonds , John Spencer and Eddie Charlton. Introduced by David Vine. Producer Mike Ward
Editor Rick Waumsiey
A Grand Slam Sports production for BBCtv
As the snooker coverage is live and may over-run, the following programme may start a little later than scheduled. The Videoplus number shown below allows an extra 15 minutes at the end of " Great Balls of Fire!"

Contributors

Unknown: Alex Higgins
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Commentary By: Ted Lowe
Commentary By: Jack Karnehm
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: John Virgo
Commentary By: Ray Edmonds
Unknown: John Spencer
Unknown: Eddie Charlton.
Introduced By: David Vine.
Producer: Mike Ward
Editor: Rick Waumsiey

: Great Balls of Fire!

Exuberant musical biopic of rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis , starring Dennis Quaid Winona Ryder
He was known as the Killer and when he banged out the chords his fans howled for more. But the scandal of his marriage to a 13-year-old cousin all but killed off his career.
This biography concentrates most on Lewis's rise and temporary fall between and 1958, when he made his name and first records playing a particularly raucous version of rock 'n' roll ("the Devil's music", as his cousin Jimmy Swaggart calls it).
Director Jim McBride is better known for his earlier The Big
Easy, which also starred Quaid. Steve Allen HIMSELF
SEE FlLMS pages 43-51

Contributors

Unknown: Jerry Lee Lewis
Unknown: Dennis Quaid
Unknown: Jimmy Swaggart
Director: Jim McBride
Jerry Lee Lewis: Dennis Quaid
Myra Gale Lewis: Winona Ryder
JW Brown: John Doe
John Phillips: Stephen Tobolowsky
Sam PhilliPs: Trey Wilson
Jimmy Swaggart: Alec Baldwin
Dewey Daddy-O Phillips: Joe Bob Briggs
Lois Brown: Lisa Blount
Rusty Brown: Joshua Sheffield

: Weatherview









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