6.45 Animal Physiology: Natural Navigators
7.10 Interrogating the Past, Challenging the Present
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The history of rock climbing.
Pathe News this week in 1953. AGriffinproductionforBBCtv
9.05 The Global Environment
9.25 Mad About Music (Stereo)
10.00 Go 4,5 - Water: Water and Health
10.20 Music Time (Stereo)
10.45 Thinkabout Science
11.00 Zig Zag: Roman Britain
11.20 Shakespeare: the Animated Tales (Stereo) (Subtitled)
11.50 Le Cafe des Reves (Stereo)
12.10pm The Geography Programme (Stereo)
12.30 History File: the World Since 1945
12.50 Teaching Today
1.20 Gordon T Gopher
1.30 Christopher Crocodile
1.35 PC Pinkerton
2.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather; followed by Numbertime
Note: repeats are not indicated.
Weather followed by Athletics
Highlights of the men's and women's World
Half-Marathon Cup in Brussels.
Kathy Tayler reports from the Cotswolds. Rpt
Drama starring Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy
Two oil rich partners love the same woman. With Claudette Colbert and Hedy Lamarr. Director Jack Conway (1940)
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Pugsley shocks his parents by announcing that he is tired of his new atomic reactor. What he wants is a job.
Bhangra Girls. Four teenage school friends form a Bhangra band, but not without problems. With their freedom curtailed within the strong and powerful confines of their
Asian families, they each have to find a way to make their own choices and live their lives as they want.
Written by Nandita Ghose
Producer/Director Cas Lester
In the last of the present series television's football fanzine looks at how stewards are taking over the traditional role of the police at football matches. Inside Write takes the lid off the football stories of the week and the Supporterloo opens its door one more time to let the real fans have their say. Plus wicked humour from the man of many voices,
Alistair McGowan. Presented by Simon O'Brien and Shelley Webb. Series producer Alan Humdall
Barney Bear- Rock-a-Bye Baby Cartoon. Rpt
Myth andReality. Black athletes dominate the worlds of boxing, basketball, athletics and American football. Do they owe their phenomenal success to some kind of "genetic advantage" or are there more complex forces driving black sportsmen? Myth and Reality explores the facts and fictions that surround the black athlete. Narrated by Hugh Quarshie. Series producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst TV production for BBCtv
Comedy starring Barbara Eden
An anxious and overprotective mother follows her teenage son into service in the US Army and causes a series of military mishaps.
Director Anson Williams (1989)
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Sgt Charlie Burke:
"Our comedy is about emptiness, depression, insomnia, sexual despair and pushing old men down the stairs," say Rob Newman and David Baddiel. Do you ever feel guilty about something you haven't even done? They are too busy feeling guilty about the things they have done to know the difference. Director Babara Jones
Producer Harry Thompson
Presented by Sue Cameron , withjeremy Paxman at the Tory Conference.
Playwright David Hare - author of Pravda and Plenty - is one of the most trenchant observers of modem Britain. As The Absence of War, the concluding part of his trilogy about the Establishment
(examining the church, the law and party politics) opens at the National Theatre, The Late
Show talks to Hare and weighs up his vision of Britain. Presented by Michael Ignatieff. Series editor Michael Poole
What themes link EastEnders, Victoria Wood , Chernobyl and Jasper Carrott ?
A chance to record secondary school programmes. Tonight the first five programmes from The World since 1945: The Cold War Begins; Hungary: 1956; Suez; The Cuban Missile Crisis; Vietnam.
(The five remaining programmes are shown tomorrow night at 2.00am)