Pathe News this week in 1953. AGriffin production for BBCtv B/W
9 05 The Global Environment - Timber!
9.25 Mad About Music (Stereo)
9.45 Numbertime (Stereo)
10.00 Go 4,5: Water
10.20 Music Time (Stereo)
10.45 Thinkabout Science
11.00 Zig Zag: Roman Britain - Country Life
11.20 Shakespeare: the Animated Tales (Stereo) (Subtitled)
11.50 Le Cafe des Reves (Stereo)
12.10 The Geography Programme (Stereo)
12.30 History File
12.50 Teaching Today
1.20 Gordon T Gopher
1.30 Christopher Crocodile
1.35 Dilly the Dinosaur
1.40 Landmarks: Tudors and Stuarts
2.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather; followed by Numbertime (Stereo)
Note: repeats are not indicated.
Legendary rivals Al Capone and Eliot Ness became
Hollywood's symbols for good and evil.
Subtitled (news) Followed by Songs of Praise
Biopic starring Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey
The story of the legendary brothers from their early days as rivals to their success as "kings of swing" in the 30s and 40s.
Director Alfred E Green (1947)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-60
First of two looks at this area of France by travel writer
Elisabeth de Stroumillo. (Secondprogramme Wednesday at 5.30pm;
Morticia plans a surprise.
8/W Rpt Subtitled
6.25 Scene: Bank Holiday
Written in 1972 by Colin Welland, the writer of Chariots of Fire, this is a classic bikers' movie which features an early performance from Gorden Kaye. Last in the series. Producer Ron Smedley
6.55 Les Lives
Les is the ever-attentive assistant from Vic Reeves Big Night Out, cast adrift to fend for himself, so it's a good job he has his friends Larry and Bloody Nora to help out. Written by Fred Aylward Director Neil Mackenzie Matthews Producer Graham K Smith
7.00 D Energy
Normski is back with Right Said Fred, Lisa Stansfield and McCoy, plus interviews with Fresh Prince, En Vogue and SWV.
Plus the chance to win a record deal in the Lift Off competition. Director Hamish Hamilton
Series producer Clare Pizey Stereo
COMPETITION: D Energy Lift Off Competition, [address removed]
Few athletes achieve true greatness. This study of some of the great black athletes features Daley Thompson ,
Jackie Joyner Kersee , Magic Johnson , Viv Richards , Debi Thomas and legendary US football hero Jim Brown.
Narrated by Hugh Quarshie. Series producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst TV production for BBCtv
Comedy drama starring Stockard Channing Sam Waterston
A gifted teacher turns her childhood home into a boarding house. Then a handsome cellist moves into the remaining vacant room. With Linda Hunt , Joan Allen , and Clancy Brown.
Director Stuart Margolin (1987)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-60
Robert Newman goes looking for a new place to live, while David Baddiel takes on the flatmate from hell.
Director Babara Jones
Producer Harry Thompson
Presented by Jeremy Paxman.
Every night this week at 11.15pm, a diverse range of poets give their own interpretation of the day's news. The programmes combine actual news footage with special location reports. Executive producer Peter Symes
Producer Michael Davies
On tonight's Scottish edition:
Ralph Steadman 's new exhibition and a revealing report on media attitudes to mental health.
Producer Andrea Miller
(Postponed from 7 October) Stereo
Over the last decade, the Welsh town of Brecon has played host to a jazz festival that has grown in stature and popularity year by year, to the extent that it is now regarded by many experts as the foremost in the field.
This week, five midnight bills bring the best of last August's music to BBC2, having been previously seen only in Wales. Tonight's stars are guitarist
Marty Grosz , the Hank Jones Trio and Lionel Hampton and the Golden Men of Jazz featuring Al Grey , Harry "Sweets" Edison and Clark Terry.
Who Is: Sonny Rollins
A 1968 documentary profile of the saxophonist.
Director Dick Fontaine Rpt
A chance to record secondary school programmes.
(Oasis in the Desert tomorrow, 2.00am)