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: Open University

8.15 Beyond the God Slot
5667535 9.05 Making Readers forLife 5334413 9.300pen Advice

: Macgregor's Scotland

Jimmie Macgregor continues his travels.

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmie MacGregor

: Asia II

DhoopKinarey
Drama series set in Pakistan. In Urdu with English subtitles.
11.05 Network East
Asian arts and entertainment.
11.35Chanakya
Historical drama series about the life of Vishnu-Gupta. In Hindi with English subtitles.

: TheParadineCase

The season of double bills by renowned directors continues with two films from Alfred Hitchcock , starting with this crime drama starring Gregory Peck
Charles Laughton
When the beautiful Mrs Paradine is accused of murdering her wealthy husband, she recruits top barrister Anthony Keane to prove her innocence.
With Alida Valli , Charles Coburn , Ann Todd and Ethel Barrymore. (1948) B/W

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Mrs Paradine
Unknown: Anthony Keane
Unknown: Alida Valli
Unknown: Charles Coburn
Unknown: Ann Todd
Unknown: Ethel Barrymore.

: Civilisation

The sudden re-awakening of European civilisation in the 12th century is traced by Sir Kenneth Clark to its high point - the building of the Cathedral of Chartres.
Producers Michael Gill , Peter Montagnon

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Clark
Producers: Michael Gill
Producers: Peter Montagnon

: The Secret Agent

Spy thriller, the second of today's Alfred Hitchcock films, starring John Gielgud
Madeleine Carroll
1916: war hero and famed novelist Edgar Brodie becomes a spy .With Peter Lorre , Florence Kahn and Charles Carson.
(1936) B/W
FILM REVIEWS pages 51-60

Contributors

Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Madeleine Carroll
Unknown: Edgar Brodie
Unknown: Peter Lorre
Unknown: Florence Kahn
Unknown: Charles Carson.

: Golf

Further coverage.

: Chess Fever

Silent comedy about a man so obsessed with chess that he nearly forgets his own wedding.
Director Vsevolod Pudovkin and Nikolai Shpikovsky (1925) B/W

Contributors

Director: Vsevolod Pudovkin
Director: Nikolai Shpikovsky

: Late Again

A compilation of highlights from last week's editions of The Late Show. Stereo

: James Cameron: Once upon a Time

A Most Reluctant Witness "The last 'war to end war' finished with an atomic bang. And it was followed by countless 'last wars' all over the world, of very little importance to anyone except the millions of forgotten people who died in them. "
These are the words of the late James Cameron in this programme, as he recalled his days as a war correspondent and questions humankind's obsession with conflict.
Producer Jenny Cropper
Executive producer Anthony Isaacs

Contributors

Unknown: James Cameron
Producer: Jenny Cropper
Producer: Anthony Isaacs

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart.
Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee

Contributors

Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: DJ Heaven

Vintage clips from the Top of the Pops archives, shown as a tribute to the show's disc jockeys. This week, John Peel.
Producer Jeannie Clark
[number removed]JOHN PEEL page 33

Contributors

Producer: Jeannie Clark
Unknown: John Peel

: World Chess Championships

Peter Snow with the latest news on the rival chess championships. Director Pieter Morpurgo
Producer Annie Lewis

Contributors

Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Annie Lewis

: Made in Heaven

Romantic fantasy starring
Timothy Hutton
Kelly McGillis
During the heroic rescue of a mother and her children, Mike Shea drowns in a river. But dying was the best thing that ever happened, as in Heaven he meets the divine Annie.
Director Alan Rudolph (1987)
FILM REVIEWS pages 51-60

Contributors

Unknown: Timothy Hutton
Unknown: Kelly McGillis
Unknown: Mike Shea
Director: Alan Rudolph
Mike Shea/Elmo Barnett: Timothy Hutton
Annie PackertlAlly Chandler: Kelly McGillis
Aunt Lisa: Maureen Stapleton
AnnetteShea: Ann Wedgeworth
SteveShea: James Gammon
Brenda Carlucci: Mare Winningham
Ben Chandler: Don Murray
Tom Donnelly: Timothy Daly

: Mr Wroe's Virgins

Less than a year after demanding seven virgins from his local congregation to serve in his household, the 19th-century preacher John Wroe was accused by two of them of " indecency and things not fit to be spoke of" . Jonathan Pryce stars as the self-styled Prophet of the Christian Israelite church in Ashton, in this extraordinary tale unearthed by writer Jane Rogers in her home town of Ashton-under-Lyne. Nothing is known of the fate of the virgins, so Rogers decided to tell the stories of four of them.
Last year's four one-hour dramas are being re-shown as two 90-minute episodes. This week, the sensual Leah and the saintly Joanna find their lives become inextricably linked when they start living together under the eccentric cleric's roof.
Producer John Chapman ; Director Danny Boyle
SEE THIS WEEKpage4

Contributors

Unknown: John Wroe
Unknown: Jonathan Pryce
Unknown: Jane Rogers
Producer: John Chapman
Director: Danny Boyle
John Wroe: Jonathan Pryce
Joanna: Lia Williams
Leah: Minnie Driver
Hannah: Kerry Fox
Martha: Kathy Burke
Dinah: Moya Brady
Rachel: Catherine Kelly
Rebekah: Ruth Kelly
Tobias: Freddie Jones

: Video Diaries

Rebel without a Pause
At the age of 20 Bob was fighting in the Spanish Civil
War. He is now 77, and wants a memorial established in recognition of the dead. He travels to Spain to lobby the Spanish authorities, and visits a concentration camp in which he was imprisoned. Producer Karen Hamilton
Series producer Bob Long

Contributors

Producer: Karen Hamilton
Producer: Bob Long

: Golf

Today's highlights.








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