6.40 Maths: Heads and Tails 2594025 7.05 Music: Formal
Analysis 7920071 7.30 Education: Time to Learn 3054342 7.55 Richard II: Character of a King
3346808 8.20 "King Lear"
8.45 Young Turks in Germany
With Philippa Forrester. Stereo
Herman the computer character hosts a game show with a difference.
Another chance to see an episode from the second series, originally shown in 1986. The clay models are safely in the kiln, but Jonny has much more serious matters on his mind - Mr Badger has asked to see him.
Written by Valerie Georgeson , from a story byJoanEadington
Cartoon fun with the group of babies who view the world at carpet-level. Stereo
Another episode from the second series, originally shown in 1979. The rebellion over school uniform comes to a climax.
Episode written by Phil Redmond
False or true? - that's the decision young viewers have to make as they watch a fast-moving mix of fictional and factual film clips.
Telephone: for viewers playing at home, the numbers are [number removed] (false), [number removed](true), (calls cost 20p max), rules from FOT, BBC Audiocall, 80 Wood Lane, London W12 OTT.
The final stage of their musical pilgrimage brings the Tracy
Brothers to London where they meet London Beat, Soul II Soul, American percussionist Vinx, violinist Vanessa Mae and film composer Michael Kamen.
Music news and features including the Bee Gees and Terence Trent D'Arby.
Animated fun with the Stone Age family.
Introduced by Steve Rider.
1.05 Motor racing
Cricket: Sixth Test
England v Australia
The Oval provides a historic venue for Grandstand's last Test cricket of the summer. With the Ashes already lost, England will be hoping that this game provides an end-of-season boost as they now set their sights on the winter tour of the West Indies. This match almost certainly sees the last appearance in a Test in England of Australian captain Allan Border, the world's most prolific scorer of Test match runs.
Coverage of the final round of Murphy's English Open from the Forest of Arden Golf and Country Club, after close of play at the cricket. The tournament provides the European players with another chance to secure a place in the Ryder Cup team to be played at the Belfry next month.
Commentary by Peter Alliss, Bruce Critchley, Alex Hay, Clive Clark and Mike Hughesdon.
From Snetterton. Round 11 of the British Formula 3 Championship. Commentary by Murray Walker.
Last programme in the series that tells the dramatic story of the oil industry.
The New Order of Oil. The story of oil after the Gulf War finds environmentalism on the advance and oil companies in retreat. Reserves of oil and gas in the former USSR may be almost limitless, but some are now questioning what future there is for oil. Producer Greg Rood
Series producerWilliam Cran
An in Vision/Majestic production for BBCtv ColourandB/W Stereo
To end the series, two ballets very different in style, both performed by the Dutch National Ballet.
Dutch choreographer Hans van Manen takes the mood of this ballet from its music,
Alban Berg 's Violin Concerto, written as an elegy for Manon Gropius who died tragically young. Groosland
Another chance to see the performance first shown in 1991 of Groosland(Fatlands), French choreographer Maguy Marin's all-dancing, all-bouncing celebration of being overweight, performed to the music of Bach's
Directors Wilbert Bank and Jan Venema
Genetic research is at the cutting edge of modern science and is making enormous strides in adding to our understanding about why we are what we are. But how will these discoveries be used, and are our moral and ethical principles equal to the challenge the geneticists are posing? The recent controversy over the "gay gene" might just be an indication of things to come. Mark Lawson chairs a debate between scientists, sceptics and others concerned about our genetic future.
Life Story, about the discovery ofDNA, follows at 10.15pm. Producer David Herman
Editor Janice Hadlow
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Following on from the Genes Debate, an opportunity to see the 1987 Bafta-Award winning drama which tells the story of the race to unravel the mystery of DNA - the secret of life.
Written by William Nicholson , this Horizon special stars Jeff Goldblum
It's 1951 and two of the brightest, brashest young men at Cambridge are racing to make the vital scientific breakthrough. The prize is fame, glory, and almost certainly a Nobel prize.
One of the great true detective stories of the century, the discovery gave birth to modern genetics, and now 40 years on, is having an unimagined impact on life in the 1990s.
Executive producer Robin Brightwell Director Mick Jackson
Sir Lawrence Bragg:
Introduced by Alex Cox.
The Big Combo
A police lieutenant gets help in arresting a vicious gang leader from a very unexpected source - the hoodlum's beautiful girlfriend. A rare film noir from Joseph H Lewis , director of Gun Crazy. With Cornel Wilde, Richard Conte , Brian Donlevy , Jean Wallace and LeeVanCleef.
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Moviedrome producer Nick Freand Jones