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Harry Carpenter and Sue Barker review the men's quarter-finals.
Comedy starring Jerry Lewis
Believing sympathetic handling can tame juvenile delinquents, a cop attempts to reform Sidney Pythias , with unexpected results.
Director Don McGuire (1957)
SEE FILMS pages 37-42
Noddy tries to earn some money. BBC NODDY MAGAZINE: on sale fortnightly, 65p, from newsagents.
Live coverage of the ladies' semi-finals.
England v Australia
Live coverage of the first day's play from Trent Bridge.
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More tennis action from the ladies' semi-finals. Plus further coverage of the Third Test.
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As coverage of tennis and cricket is live, subsequent programmes may run late.
The campaigning holiday programme.
This week includes a look at Mexico, as Paddy Haycocks dodges the tropical rainstorms in Canciin and scuba dives around the coral reefs made famous by Jacques Cousteau. Plus, the spectacular Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza. Bill Oddie returns to the Shetlands, the site of the largest population of seabirds in Britain and a favourite holiday haunt for him. How have the islands fared since the Braer tanker disaster? And reporter Matthew Collins squares up to his latest video challenge. Presented by Penny Junor.
Penny Junor's holiday horrors SEE FEATURE page 28
More comedy sketches written by and starring Stephen Fry Hugh Laurie
Among tonight's highlights are Fry as a British ambassador in the Middle East dealing with a little local difficulty in a particularly British way, a misunderstanding with a duel, the social problem caused when 25,000 redundant estate agents crop up in other jobs, and the hidden hazards of trying to communicate in a foreign language. And there's an unusual approach to mixing a drink in the cocktail bar recipe. With
Geoff McGivern , Rebecca Saire , Jo Unwin and Karen Gledhill. Director/Producer Kevin Bishop
Documentary stories from unfamiliar cultures.
Diamonds in the Vegetable Market
Travellers stuck on a long-distance bus journey in India may well find themselves being entertained by peddlers and clowns. Afsar sells home-made cures and potions, but takes paracetamol for his own headaches. Shakeel offers soothing kohl for the eyes and sings Islamic songs. Hashmat is a magician, whose tricks display his dazzling sleight of hand. But behind his gaiety he hides a shameful secret. Director NilitaVachani
Series editor Alan Bookbinder
A Film Sixteen/ZDF production for BBCtv
Showcase for new directors.
Slugs and Snails
This offbeat documentary eavesdrops on three women in a beauty salon as they candidly discuss what delights and disgusts them about men, masculinity and male hygiene. Director Susan Brand
Series producer Colin Rose
With Sue Cameron.
The War over Warhol
Since wealthy American artist Andy Warhol died, a row has erupted over who should inherit his millions.
This Late Show special investigates a tale of greed and intrigue in the art world.
Alternative weekend viewing from the Open University with Howard Stableford.
A report on America's Head Start Project, which was an attempt to banish poverty through education.