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: Open University

6.45 Science: A Day in the Life
7160331 7.10 Plants' Designs for Living 6056843 7.35 Geology: Glaciers

: Westminster

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

: Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy

The comic duo team up with a life-like mummy to search for the jewels illicitly taken from Princess Ara's tomb. But they find themselves heading for trouble and danger when the ancient mummy begins to turn on them.
Director Charles Lamont (1955)


Director: Charles Lamont
Peter: Bud Abbott
Freddie: Lou Costello
Madame Rontru: Marie Windsor
Charlie: Michael Ansara
Josef: Dan Seymour
Dr Zoomer: Kurt Hatch
Hetsut: Richard Karlan
Semu: Richard Deacon
: Kharis Eddieparker
Iben: Mel Welles
Habid: George Khoury
Waiter: Jan Arvan
Dr Azzui: Michael Vallon

: Cricket

Live coverage of one of today's NatWest Bank Trophy quarter-finals.
By this stage there are no real underdogs, and as Derbyshire proved in the Benson and Hedges final, even underdogs can bite. Sussex will be aware of this, drawn away to strongly-fancied Northants.
Somerset weigh a packed home crowd against Surrey's greater man-for-man strength, while crest-of-the-wave Glamorgan may feel they hold both these advantages over Worcester. At Headingley West Indies skipper Richie Richardson faces South
African express Allan Donald of Warwickshire.
Commentary by Tony Lewis ,
Richie Benaud , Ray Illingworth and Jack Bannister.
TV presentation Alan Griffiths
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie


Unknown: Richie Richardson
Unknown: Allan Donald
Commentary By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Ray Illingworth
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: A Week to Remember

Forty Years Ago This Week Excerpts from Pathe News which look back at the events and personalities that have shaped the 20th century. A Griffin production for BBCtv

: Fireman Sam

Animation. Norman is up to his tricks as usual, but this time he plays one too many. Narrated byJohnAlderton.


Unknown: Animation. Norman

: The Family Ness

Animation. Adventures of the Monster family of Loch Ness and their friends.

: Cricket

Further live coverage of one of today's quarter-final matches, with each side playing 60 overs.
Including at

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage of the House of Commons including Prime
Minister's questions. With lain Macwhirter.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: Glorious Goodwood and Cricket

4.15 Oak Tree Stakes.
Plus further coverage of today's quarter-final cricket.

: The M50 Murder: an Unsafe Conviction?

In 1988 pregnant mother
Marie Wilks was attacked and murdered after her car broke down on the M50 motorway. In this re-examination of the case, Tim Rogers reports on evidence that challenges the conviction for murder of Welsh nightclub bouncer, Eddie Browning. Producer Julian Mercer Editor David Nicholas


Unknown: Marie Wilks
Unknown: Tim Rogers
Unknown: Eddie Browning.
Producer: Julian Mercer
Editor: David Nicholas

: Nature

Films that focus on environmental issues around Britain.
As nine million children begin their summer break, Nature investigates the seaside holiday. It is a British tradition which the tourist industry is seeking to revive with a big advertising campaign. But how safe are our coastal bathing waters? Reporter Mike Embley reveals research linking health risks with swimming in the sea and names our ten cleanest and ten dirtiest beaches.
Producer Andrew Jackson Editor Grant Mansfield


Reporter: Mike Embley
Producer: Andrew Jackson
Editor: Grant Mansfield

: Far Flung Floyd

Keith Floyd continues on his gastronomic tour of the Far East. North Thailand. In the misty hills on the Burmese border,
Floyd conjures up a fresh papaya salad and cooks a jungle soup. He also travels by elephant and boat to a remote mountain village where he prepares a suckling pig to eat. Director David Pritchard
A Lifetime production for BBCtv
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Unknown: Keith Floyd
Director: David Pritchard

: Quantum Leap

Offbeat American sci-fi series.
It's a Wonderful Leap. Sam becomes Max, a New York cabbie. Still dazed after leaping through time, he runs over a woman with his car.

: Scarfe on Sex

Cartoonist Gerald Scarfe sets out on an imaginative quest to understand that certain feeling, that primal, basic urge, which dominates so much of our life. Scarfe travels back to his own childhood, on a strange trip underground, and away to a very specialised hotel. He encounters creatures and figures of fantasy and reality - a snake, an abbot, Sigmund Freud , Miss Sadie, a rhinocerous, even Adam and Eve.
Director Gerald Scarfe Producer Sally George


Unknown: Gerald Scarfe
Unknown: Sigmund Freud
Director: Gerald Scarfe
Producer: Sally George

: Newsnight

In-depth analysis of the key issues in today's news,
Presented by Sue Cameron.


Presented By: Sue Cameron.

: Over the Edge

Alternative views of intriguing subjects from BBCtv's
Disability Programmes Unit. On the Razzle
The series follows a group of five disabled heterosexual women as they go for an evening on the town in London, and a group of three disabled lesbians on their visit to a lesbian wine bar elsewhere in the city. Their presence provokes mixed reactions from the able-bodied revellers they come across that affects how they see themselves. With signing.
Producer Harriet Gaze

: Weathervlew

: The Jewish Enigma

A look at how one Jewish community in America is managing to retain its identity. Is it through a sense of history, religion, culture or even a sense of organisation?

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