8.15Money and Power in 16th-century Toulouse
8.40 Life before Birth
9.05Time Management: Build BetterBusiness
9.30 Open Advice: Somethingfor Everyone
Jimmie Macgregor walks 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 with English subtitles.
The first of two ilms directed by John Frankenheimer is a drama starring
A father puts his career before his relationship with his son Hal. When Hal is involved in a violent incident, his father refuses to believe in his innocence.
(The second film follows at 3.20pm)
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An RSPB film following a pair of swallows.
Kenneth Clark looks at the rococo style in 18th-century music and architecture.
An Australian farmer's experience coping with a severe drought.
Drama based on a true story starring
When he is placed in solitary confinement, a prisoner finds his life changes when a sick bird flies into his cell and responds to his healing.
Highlights from last week's editions of The Late Show.
Anne Perkins investigates parliamentary committees. Editor James Leaton Gray
With Chris Lowe.
Weather Penny Tranter
The Depression hit the poorest people hardest, as this film in the series recalling America in the 30s reveals. Tenant farmers starved while their landlords received government aid. As the agricultural poor organised, lynchings became commonplace. In the industrial centres too, trade unions began to attract recruits. The issue became the freedom of the workers versus the freedom of the employers, and confrontation sometimes led to death at the factory gate. Director/Producer Dante J James
(Maigret, The Singing
Archie Rice , the role made famous on stage (1957) and on film
(1960) by his illustrious first mentor, Laurence Olivier. Gambon was 23 and still working as a toolmaker when he was auditioned by the great man for a role in the National
Theatre's opening production of Hamlet, and cast as spear-carrier.
A year later, on Gambon's opening night as Othello in Birmingham, Olivier sent him a good luck telegram: "The other actors thought I'd sent it myself," Gambon recalls.
As the central character in John Osborne 's drama, he plays a drunken, lecherous, egotistical vaudevillian whose act is on the downward slope.
Producer Simon Curtis
Director Nicholas Renton
With guests Kathy Burke and Lord Lawson.
Powerful drama to complement BBC2's
Great Depression series, starring
Jane Fonda , Michael Sarrazin Chicago in the early 1930s: a group of desperate people compete for the prize money in a dance marathon. But as the contest drags on, the contestants are driven to self-destruction by the cynical master of ceremonies.
DirectorSydney Pollack (1969)
First in a season of late-night film dramas from Australia, tonight starring Wendy Hughes Norman Kaye
Following his mother's death, Peter Thompson decides that there ought to be more to life than an empty house and a dachshund and risks$50 on an "introduction" via a lonely hearts club. With Jon Finlayson.
Director Paul Cox (1981) (Cactus follows on Monday at 12.1 0am)
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