Drama with May Robson.
DirectorChades Vidor (1935)
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Horror spoof with Peter Lorre.
Director David Butler (1940)
Musical about a woman (Lucille
Ball), who wants to be a serious dancer.
Director Dorothy Arzner (1940)
Double attacks and forks.
Margaret Thatcher talks to Russell Harty.
Exploring one of the world's last great wildernesses, in Australia. Rpt
With Chris Jarvis.
The reign of William and Mary. Rpt
A Testing Dilemma
Examining the implications of a new blood test which screens women for Down's
Syndrome pregnancies. The test is a major medical advance but also raises important issues of choice for parents.
Live coverage of Parliament and its committees.
News quiz. Presented by Martyn Lewis.
For the World Is Hollow and Have Touched the Sky
A hail of missiles speeds towards the Enterprise.
Rough Guide to the Americas Chile. Magenta De Vine and Rajan Datar conclude their tour of the Americas.
Producer Mary Currie ; Series producer Danielle Lux
Knuckles of Love and Hate
Tattoos have often been seen as aggressive, threatening symbols of male sexuality. But for the people who adorn their bodies with them they are living art. Acclaimed tattoo artist Lal Hardy tells how this ancient art form has developed. Producer Ray Hough
Series producer Giles Oakley
Introduced by Salman Rushdie. This year, six of Algeria's intelligentsia have been assassinated. The Armed
Islamic Group has now issued an ultimatum to the 100,000 foreigners in the country: leave or become legitimate targets. The country is moving towards full-scale civil war between Islamic fundamentalism and western values. This film tells the story of assassinated writer TaharDjaout.
Producer Catharine Seddon
Executive producer John Blake
"Ethnic cleansing is probably the dirtiest bit of language since Final Solution," says
Salman Rushdie , "and hidden behind its blandness are some of the worst atrocities in the world today." He describes the way hundreds of thousands of families have been destroyed in Bosnia-Herzegovina. (Repeatedat 12 midnight)
New US comedy series.
Jerry and Elaine reluctantly accompany George to a party.
"There's more mineral deposits in a bottle of fizzy water," is the opinion of the Aboriginal leader, but this doesn't deter a corrupt consortium from its aim of mining for uranium in a remote part of the Australian desert.
Ben Elton has adapted his best-selling first novel, a satire set in the final days of the earth as it is asphyxiated by industrial pollution, into a three-part comic fantasy filmed entirely on location in Australia.
Elton plays English writer CD, a pommie poseur more in search of sex than noble causes, who becomes involved in the struggle to delay the coming of Armageddon.
Producers David Parker , Michael Wearing and Timothy White. Director Nadia Tass
The Andrew Duncan interview with Ben Elton
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With heiress Paloma Picasso. Producer Clara Glynn
Series producer Nicholas Barker
Presented by Sue Cameron.
A history of video art.
An Illuminations production for BBCtv
Continuing the late-night season of film dramas from
Australia. The story of the first Aboriginal film star. With Ernie Dingo and Peter Fisher.
Director Steve Jodrell (1987) (My First Wife tomorrow 12.10am)
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