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: Open University

6.20 Biological Barriers 7581986
6.45 Maths: "Real" Exponential Functions
7.10 Volcanic Iceland
7.35 Cheddar: Mapping the Men dip Anticline

: Breakfast News

With signing.

: Westminster Daily

Political update.

: Career

Show business drama about an actor's life as he strives for success in New York. With
Anthony Franciosa , Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine.
Director Joseph Anthony ( 1 959)
FILM REVIEWS pages 45-52


Unknown: Anthony Franciosa
Unknown: Dean Martin
Unknown: Shirley MacLaine.
Director: Joseph Anthony

: The Grass Is Greener

Romantic comedy about a couple who open their stately home to the paying public. With Cary Grant , Deborah Kerr , Robert Mitchum and Jean Simmons. Director Stanley Donen


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Robert Mitchum
Unknown: Jean Simmons.
Director: Stanley Donen

: Consuming Passions

Ruby grapefruit with smoked trout.

: Signs of the Times

Mixing old furnishings with new ones.

: Children's BBC: Fiddley Foodie Bird



Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: Ever Thought of Sport?

Camping and backpacking.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
A Week to Remember

: OK 2 Talk Feelings

The trauma of bereavement.

: Advice Shop

Citizens' advice programme. Today: tax problems.
FREE FACTPACK: send saeto, Advice
Shop. PO Box 29. ManchesterM 12 6AD

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Crocodiles: the Deadly Survivors
How the 16-foot Australian crocodile lost its fear of man and increased in numbers.

: News and Weather

Regional News; Weather

: Today's the Day

Daily quiz.

: People of the Valley

What is Rod's new idea? In
Welsh with English subtitles.

: From the Edge

Disability issues, with signing and subtitles.

: Colt .45

Western starring Randolph Scott

Colt gun salesman Steve Farrell is demonstrating the new rapid-fire 45s when they are stolen by outlaw Jason Brett. Farrell sets out to recover the deadly weapons and put an end to Brett's rampage of robbery and murder.
Film Reviews pages 45-52


Director: Edwin L Marin
Steve Farrell: Randolph Scott
Beth Donovan: Ruth Roman
JasonBrett: Zachary Scott
Paul Donovan: Lloyd Bridges
Sheriff Harris: Alan Hale

: Young Musician of the Year

Percussion Semi-final

: Seven Last Words from the Cross

It Is Finishedis the sixth of Christ's utterances dramatically filmed in a new and powerful setting by James MacMillan.


Unknown: James MacMillan.

: First Sight

Current affairs programme for the south east.
Editor Mike Flood Page PHONE IN: on BBC Radios GLR. Kent and Oxford, call[number removed] after the programme.
REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations below

: Life with Fred

The Big Job. Fred Dibnah, steeplejack and part-time steam-engine repairer, lands the job of doing up A tlas, the priceless giant traction engine. A Don Haworth production for BBCtv
BBC BOOK: The Fred Dibnah Story , available from booksellers. pnce 12.99.


Unknown: Don Haworth
Unknown: Fred Dibnah Story

: Top Gear

This week: Steve Berry joins a celebration of the golden era of motorbiking and rides
Triumph's new Speed Triple. Meanwhile Tiff Needell looks at the Celica, Toyota's s entry in the highly competitive £20,000 coupe market. Producer Jon Bentley
Executive producer Dennis Adams


Unknown: Steve Berry
Producer: Jon Bentley
Producer: Dennis Adams

: Murder Most Horrid II: Mangez Merveillac

Comedy drama starring Dawn French.

Travel and cookery writer Verity Hodge finds the one corner of France that nobody else has written about or visited. Her best-selling book Mangez Merveillac changes all that forever, with fatal results.
With Philip Jackson and Patricia Hayes.


Writer: Ian Hislop
Writer: Nick Newman
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman
Verity Hodge: Dawn French
Patron: Philip Jackson
Mrs Templecombe: Patricia Hayes

: Beloved Country

The Cape of Fear. A real-life gangster story, filmed over a year in the ghettos of Cape Town, South Africa. The "Hard Living" gang, led by the notorious Staggie twins, capture a hostage from the rival "Mongrel" gang. Then one of the twins murders a leader of the "American" gang. The ANC tries desperately to avert a full-scale gang war. Series producer Christopher Terrill Executive producer Paul Hamann
Followed by Saint of the Day St Balbina Subtitled


Producer: Christopher Terrill
Producer: Paul Hamann

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Relics Introduction

The idea that power exists in the remains of heroes and the things they leave behind is the focus of an Arena trilogy broadcast this weekend and introduced by this programme. Religious devotion is not the only source of modern-day relics. Pop stars and politicians achieve cult status, with fans paying huge sums for their memorabilia.
The series will investigate three modern-day examples, starting tomorrow night at
7.55pm with Einstein's brain. Tonight's programme attempts to establish the notion of what a relic is.
Series producer Paul Gruebel Lee ; Series editors Anthony Wall and Nigel Finch


Producer: Paul Gruebel Lee
Editors: Anthony Wall
Editors: Nigel Finch

: Animation Now

: Weatherview

: IBC: the Drive for Quality

The transformation of working practices and attitudes.

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