"I must see Venice while
Venice is still there." James Cameron visits this great
John FitzMaurice Mills gives advice on caring for wooden skeletons. Rpt
9.05 The Science Collection
9.30 Mathscope: The Summer Fair
9.45 Storytime: Bad Boris and the New Kitten
10.00 Thunderbirds in French
10.05 Thinkabout Science - a different sort of playground (Stereo)
10.20 Search Out Science: Communication - Picking Up the Vibes
10.40 Around Scotland: Children of Coal and Iron
11.00 Words and Pictures: Not Now, Bernard (Stereo)
11.15 English Time: Writing in Style - Poetry 2
11.35 Ghostwriter: Am I Blue? (Stereo)
12.05 Quinze Minutes
12.20 TV6: The Essential History of Europe - Greece (Stereo)
12.50 Teaching Today: Accidents Will Happen (Stereo)
1.20-1.40 Children's BBC with Chris Jarvis (Stereo)
1.30 Joshua Jones
1.40 Zig Zag: Map Makers - City Limits
2.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather
followed by Storytime (Stereo)
Note: repeats are not indicated.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
How scientists set about monitoring a sample of the grey partridge population in the mid-1970s with the aim of arresting a long-term decline in the bird's numbers.
Followed by Desert Tracks
A group of city dwellers tries to follow an Aboriginal lifestyle.
Word game with Paul Coia.
News quiz presented by Martyn Lewis.
7s There in TruthNo Beauty? Spock is fascinated by the possibility of a dangerous mind-link with a Medeusan.
Toronto and Montreal
Magenta De Vine and Rajan Datar see rickshaws, frisbee golf and the Caribana Festival in Toronto, then move on to
French-speaking Quebec and the city of Montreal with its underground network of malls and metros.
Producer Dele Oniya
Series producer Sharon Ali
Poor Clares, Rich Lives
"Before I entered, having never been near an enclosed convent, I fancied nuns never smiled, never washed, never ran; I didn't know quite what they did all day except pray." The Poor Clare Colettines in north Wales have taken vows of poverty, chastity, obedience and enclosure. In their film, the sisters show how life in an enclosed order can be fulfilling. Director Liz Jackson
Series editor Giles Oakley
The Most Beautiful Dress in the World
A film set in the fictional world of Shena Mackay , starring Susan Fleetwood Harriet Walter
Shena Mackay is a writer who observes everyday life so closely that even the most ordinary events seem surreal. In this story, a detective is sent to investigate a series of bizarre crimes. Shena Mackay also appears in the film.
Producer James Runcie
Series editor Roland Keating
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Last in series. Terence Conran talks about good and bad taste. Director Lucy Blakstad
Series producer Nicholas Barker
New sitcom starring American cult comedian Jerry Seinfeld George turns down an invitation to coffee at the end of a date.
Eva has made her grand entrance into London, leaving suburbanites behind and embracing all that the metropolis has to offer.
It is now 1977. In the penultimate part of Hanif Kureishi 's explicit and comic tale of sexual and political initiation, Karim becomes an actor while Charlie's punk-rock career takes a leap forward.
Karim falls in love with the glamorous Eleanor, not realising that her life is more complicated than it appears.
Screenplay by Hanif Kureishi and Roger Michell Producer Kevin Loader ; Director Roger Michell
Followed by Sarajevo - a Street under Siege
Presented by Kirsty Wark.
A profile of actor, writer and director Neil Bartlett.
Comedy showing in BBC2's Festival! season. Two bored girls start destroying consumer goods. In Czech with English subtitles.
Director Vera Chytilova (1966)
FlLM REVlEWS pages 47-51