8.00 Preparatory Maths: Algebra 9277992 8.15 Fontainebleau: The Changing Image of Kingship 5721404 8.40 Environment: No Place to Hide 3088176 9.05
Creative Management: Visioning 7404447 9.30 So You Want to Bea BetterManager?
Jimmie Macgregor walks from Moffat to Traquair on the Southern Upland Way.
Pakistani drama. In Urdu with English subtitles.
11.05 Network East
Asian arts, film, music and fashion. Stereo
Historical drama. In Hindi withEnglishsubtitles.
Historical drama starring
Kensington Palace, 1837: King William IV is dead and Princess Victoria, aged 18, is proclaimed Queen.
Director Herbert Wilcox (1937)
Duchess of Kent:
Kenneth Clark discusses the importance of light in 17th-century Dutch painting, and the rapid pace of scientific discovery in the London of the Royal Society.
Crime drama starring
RodSteiger Diana Dors
Bored by her marriage,
Phyllis Hochen begins an affair with a rodeo rider and starts making plans for her husband's murder.
Dlrector John Farrow (1957)
The concluding session of the first semi-final in the UK Championship from the Guild Hall, Preston.
Introduced by David Vine. Editor Rick Waumsley
A Grand Slam production for BBCtv
Anne Perkins investigates the influential parliamentary committees.
Editor James Leaton Gray
With Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles
Continuing the series on America in the 1930s.
We Have a Plan
Sometimes Hollywood mirrored the Great
Depression, sometimes it denied it. Movies, even newsreels, were manipulated for political reasons. One target was socialist writer and politician Upton Sinclair , who campaigned in California on the platform of ending poverty.
When he won the Democratic primary, powerful political forces collaborated with the media to ensure his defeat in the following elections. Director/Producer Lyn Goldfarb
(The season of films about the Depression continues at 1 1.30pm with Gold Diggers of 1933)
In the run-up to Budget Day on Tuesday, six volunteers from Bristol look at how public money is being spent in their city and decide whether cuts are viable. With Nisha Pillai.
Producer Renee Knight ; Editor Anne Tyerman (The series continues tomorrow at 8.10pm)
Currently starring in Machinal at the Royal
Fiona Shaw was known more for her comedy roles until theatre director Deborah Warner cast her as Elektra and The Good
Citizen of Szechuan and then as Ibsen's Hedda Gabler. This was
In an acclaimed production in Dublin, which moved to London's West End.
Shaw re-creates the role for
Performance with a new supporting cast, Including
Stephen Rea as Ejlert Lovborg , but still directed by Warner. Nervous and agitated rather than haughty and frigid, Fiona Shaw 's Hedda breaks with tradition. "Hedda is often called strong-willed," she comments, "but where is the evidence in the play for this? To me, Hedda is terribly ordinary."
Producer Simon Curtis
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With guests Jimmy Tarbuck andVitaliVitaliev.
Opening a series of programmes to mark World Aids Day on Wednesday, this special edition of From the Edge is a drama using images and music to convey one man's experience of living and dying with Aids. Producer Christopher Hutchins
Written and directed by Hugo Irwin
(Tomorrow 9.20pm, the Broadcast Tapes ofDr Peter)
Busby Berkeley musical, shown to complement The Great Depression series, starring Dick Powell.
A struggling producer and three out-of-work dancers team up to put on a show. The only problem is money.
With Joan Blondell , Ruby Keeler , Aline MacMahon , Ginger Rogers.