9.05 The Science Collection: Big Bang and Black Holes
9.30 Mathscope: Boxes
9.45 Storytime: The Wind and the Sun
10.00 Thunderbirds in French
10.05 Thinkabout Science:Water Power (Stereo)
10.20 Search Out Science: Communication
10.40 Around Scotland: The Clearances
11.00 Words and Pictures: Owl Babies (Stereo)
11.15 English Time: Get the Grammar
11.35 Ghostwriter: Am I Blue (Stereo)
12.05 Quinze Minutes
12.20 TV6: Horizon - Before Babel (Stereo) (Subtitled)
12.50 Teaching Today: IT for Secondary Teachers (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.
A dance by three boys from Intake High School, depicting the trauma suffered by a casualty of the First
World War. Rpt
Live coverage of the House of Commons. Subtitled
Comedy starring Jimmy Edwards Kenneth Connor
An accident-prone aircraft-man causes chaos in the RAF, much to the displeasure of his commanding officer.
Group Capt Kingsley. .. JIMMY EDWARDS Alexander Wood. KENNETH CONNOR
Director Don Chaffey (
Fl Lt Pocock:
Fl Lt Winters:
An intruder terrorises the crew.
The lively travel show returns for a sixth series and this time presenters
Magenta De Vine and Rajan Datar look for the unexpected across the Americas.
Each programme will feature a different area of the continent, taking in Guatemala and Belize, Florida, Venezuela, Montreal and Toronto, Boston and Washington, Puerto Rico and Chile.
The starting point is the west coast of the United States, where De Vine meets the gays of San Francisco and checks out grunge fashion in Seattle. Datar, meanwhile, is all set for singles night at a supermarket and trying the coffee and cherry pie in Twin Peaks.
Producer Bridget Boseley
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How Safe the Ferryman?
A recent Lloyd's
Register report claimed ferry travel wasoneofthemost dangerous forms of public transport, with one collision expected each year, and a capsize every five years. Peter Aengenheister , who uses the ferry to visit his family in Germany, asks what people are letting themselves in for.
Producer Gerry Pomeroy ; Series edtor Giles Oakley
The Vampire's Life
Anne Rice is America's Queen of horror. Her first novel,
Interview with the Vampire is the most successful vampire story since Bram Stoker 's
Dracula. Bookmark visits New
Orleans to investigate the links between her Gothic fiction and the tragedies of her own life. Director Anand Tucker
Series editor Roland Keating An Oxford production for BBCtv
Artists Gilbert and George, talk about Jesus, Oscar Wilde and their cleaner, Stainton. Director Clara Glynn
Series producer Nicholas Barker
New American sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld
A remark costs a man his job.
This anarchic comedy is the first film for television by Biyi Bandele-Thomas .
Starring Paterson Joseph
Sometimes Busi is a champion boxer, sometimes a rock star. But when he escapes from court, where he is facing charges of assault, he embarks on an odyssey that brings him before his estranged father.
Producer Colin Ludlow ; Director Danny Boyle
Presented by Kirsty Wark.
A report on the battle for audiences between the chat-shows on American television.
(Chat-sbowdouble-bill on Friday at 11.15pm)
A season of films based on short stories by Jorge Luis Borges. The Intruder
The Galgo brothers are inseparable macho loners, living on an isolated farm. One day Rafael comes home with a woman, Gracia, who is to be his servant and lover. In Spanish with English subtitles. With
Amparo Munoz , Joaquin Hinojosa and Angel Alcazar. Director Jaime Chavarri