For thousands of years men haveflownkites.
9.05 The Science Collection - cats, cars and chemists (Stereo)
9.30 Mathscope: Patterns
9.45 Storytime (Stereo)
10.00 Thunderbirds in French - The Man from MI5
10.05 Thinkabout Science - Wind Power
10.20 Search Out Science - Communication
10.40 Around Scotland - The Clearances
11.00 Words and Pictures - The Golden Goose (Stereo)
11.15 English Time - Get the Grammar
11.35 Ghostwriter - Over a Barrel
12.05 Quinze Minutes
12.20 TV6: Horizon - Before Babel
Can the languages of the world be traced back to a 'Mother Tongue'? (Stereo) (Subtitled)
12.50 Teaching Today - Sex Education for Teenagers (Stereo)
1.30 Joshua Jones
1.40 Zig Zag: Roman Britain
2.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather followed by Storytime
Note: repeats are not indicated.
The Lambton Worm told by Kevin Crossley-Holland .
Followed by The Entombed Warriors
The story of Chin Shih-Huang who unified China in the Third Century BC, and built his own burial ground consisting of a life-size terracotta army.
Regional News; Weather
Vintage romantic musical starring
A penniless French tailor is mistaken for a wealthy aristocrat by a princess.
Director Rouben Mamoulian (1932)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-60
Vicomte de Vareze:
Damianjohnson tries his hand at paragliding.
Elisabeth de Stroumillo concludes her journey through the South of France. Editor Rod Thomas ; Producer Phil Jones
A New Agenda production for BBCtv
Assignment Earth Kirk and Spock go back to earth to find out why global disaster was only narrowly averted in 1968. Rpt Subtitled
In the last of the series, Jon
Ronson meets Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic , Samantha Fox and a Swiss weatherman. Director Mike Adams
Series producer Neil Crombie
(Postponed from 6 October)
Last in series.
In and Out of Africa
Josephine Okelo lives in Nairobi, Kenya, with her family. At 17, she was offered a place at Marlborough College in England. The prejudices she encountered here, as the only black girl in a very 'English' school, made her question her own attitudes towards
Somalian refugees in Kenya. Producer Emma Read
Series producer Bob Long Rpt
Hunger Strike: a Hidden History On 5 May 1981, Bobby Sands died on hunger strike at the Maze prison in Northern
Ireland. Nine more prisoners starved themselves to death.
Using first-hand testimony, this programme tells the story. Producer John Edginton Editor Laurence Rees
The grand old man of the British screen and stage,
Sir Michael Hordern , ponders his mantelpiece.
Director Corin Campbell Hill
Series producer Nicholas Barker
American sit-com starring Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry faces a terrible dilemma: whether to attend a family funeral or take part in a critical softball championship match.
"If you don't sort out street kids in the first couple of months, you might as well write them off, " a hostel worker comments in Al
Ashton's sharp, thought-provoking love story set among the young homeless in London's West End. The film won two awards at this year's Edinburgh Film Festival, including one for director Antonia Bird (The Men's Room, Inspector Morse).
Kate Hardie (Bill Oddie 's daughter) and Aidan Gillen star as Kaz and Gypo, two abused and neglected teenagers who fall prey to alcohol, drugs, begging, pimping and prostitution. Billy Bragg sings his own specially-written songs.
Producer David M Thompson
Presented by Jeremy Paxman
Poets interpret the day's news.
With Australian instrumentalist
James Morrison , New Orleans altoist Jesse Davis and the Speedbird Swing AUstars.
The Coltrane Legacy
Performance footage of the revolutionary saxophonist John Coltrane , who died in 1967 at the age of 40.