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: Open University

7.10 Mantegna: The Triumph of Caesar 4672371 7.35 The Victoria and Albert Museum


Unknown: Albert Museum

: Ghostwriter

Into the Comics (part 2). Will the team see through Stoopdude's ruse before it's too late?

: Under Sail

The black-hulled Galway
Hookers were once used as trade vessels. Rpt

: Deadline at Dawn

Mystery starring Susan Hayward PaulLukas
A dancer gets involved in a desperate race against time to clear an innocent man of murder.
Director Harold Clurman (1946)
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: Susan Hayward
Director: Harold Clurman
June: Susan Hayward
Gus: Paul Lukas
Alex: Bill Williams
Bartelli: Joseph Calleia
Helen Robinson: Osa Massen
Edna Bartelli: Lola Lane
Lester Brady: Jerome Cowan

: Laurel and Hardy Double Bill

Stan and Ollie decide to play truant from their wives. (1930)

And at 10.40am
Below Zero
Penniless buskers Stan and Ollie find a wallet and decide to treat themselves to lunch. (1930)

See Films pages 25-30


Director (Blotto/Below Zero): James Parrott
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: Hard, Fast and Beautiful

r Drama starring
Claire Trevor
Sally Forrest When Florence Farley is invited to join the local tennis club, her ambitious mother sees it as an opportunity to climb the social ladder.
Director Ida Lupino (
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: Claire Trevor
Unknown: Sally Forrest
Unknown: Florence Farley
Director: Ida Lupino
Milly Farley: Claire Trevor
Florence Farley: Sally Forrest
Fletcher Locke: Carleton Young
Gordon McKay: Robert Clarke
Will Farley: Kenneth Patterson

: First 11

Anthony Bloom looks at Dali's
12th Man. Rpt

: A Girl Named Yumi

A documentary about Yumi Funabiki of Tokyo, who explores rural Japan.


Unknown: Yumi Funabiki

: Forget-Me-Not Farm

Children's puppet adventures.

: Discovering Birds

Continuing the series about bird-watching. Rpt

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by The
Historyman Bryan McNerney visits Stowa, a reconstructed 6th-century village in Suffolk. Rpt


Unknown: Historyman Bryan McNerney

: The Real Food of China

In the last in the series: abalone served in the shell, and stirred eggs with scallops. Rpt

: CountryFlle

Presented by John Craven.


Presented By: John Craven.

: News; Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Heritage of the Forest An RSPB film about wildlife in Britain's woodlands.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather

: Erebus: the Aftermath

Concluding the two-part drama about events surrounding one of the world's worst air crashes.
Justice Mahon's conclusions set him on a collision course with the Prime Minister of New Zealand. Rpt
(For cast see Tuesday at 4.00pm)

: Steam on the Settle and Carlisle

A nostalgic journey through some spectacular scenery aboard the A4 Pacific steam engine, Sir Nigel Gresley , from Settle to Carlisle.


Unknown: Sir Nigel Gresley

: Star Trek: Return to Tomorrow

Starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

A voice from a devastated planet in uncharted space sends out a message to the Enterprise.


Captain Kirk: William Shatner
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy

: Gunsmoke

Starring James Arness Stage Stop. When Doc's stagecoach is ambushed he takes refuge with his fellow passengers at a local waystation. However, the stationmaster is in cahoots with the outlaws.


Unknown: James Arness

: For Britain and the Hell of It

On 4 October 1983 Richard Noble in his car, Thrust 2, captured the world land speed record for Britain. At the time, few people imagined that ten years on his 633 mph record run would still stand as the target to beat. Rpt


Unknown: Richard Noble

: On the Line Midnight in Moscow

Next week Britain's Nigel Short begins his attempt to wrest the World Championship from Russia's Gary Kasparov. Since the Second World War only Bobby Fischer , in 1972, has interrupted the Soviet
Union's domination of world chess. On the Line investigates the extraordinary relationship between chess and political life in the former communist state. Executive producer Tony Moss Editor VyvSimson


Unknown: Nigel Short
Unknown: Gary Kasparov.
Unknown: Bobby Fischer
Producer: Tony Moss

: Police Squad

From the creators of hit movies
Airplane and Naked Gun. Starring Leslie Nielsen
Rendezvous at Big Gulch. No one is prepared to identify the ruthless racketeers preying on the local business community, so fearless Frank Drebin sets a trap. Rpt


Unknown: Leslie Nielsen
Unknown: Frank Drebin

: Love and Reason

First in a three-part satire about the rough-and-tumble of politics. Starring Phyllis Logan Kevin McNaUy
Articulate and attractive,
Lou Larson MP istherisingstarofa Labour Party hellbent on winning women's votes. But Lou has a passionate past that would horrify even her political "sisters". Will the party rumble her before the tabloids do?
Written by Ron Rose
Producer Hilary Salmon ; DirectorCarol Wilks


Unknown: Phyllis Logan
Unknown: Kevin McNauy
Unknown: Lou Larson
Written By: Ron Rose
Producer: Hilary Salmon
LouLarson: Phyllis Logan
Phil Spencer: Kevin McNally
Mel Lynch: Barbara Marten
George Douglass: Tom Watson
Arthur Milne: Jack Watson
Norman Wheeler: Tony Melody
Don Talbot: Christopher Quinn
KevinBailey: Dennis Blanch
Wendy Spencer: Kathy Jamieson
PaulRiley: Wayne Foskett
Kay Moore: Joanna Foster
John Sullivan: Russell Dixon

: Newsnight

Presented by Peter Snow.


Presenter: Peter Snow

: Edinburgh Nights

Kirsty Wark presents more highlights from the last week of the Festival, including the British premiere of Mike Leigh 's new film, Naked. Plus a performance from American soprano Dawn Upshaw.


Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Mike Leigh
Soprano: Dawn Upshaw.

: Weatherview

: Changing Voices

Three women poets talk about their work.

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