How can Britain afford to look after its elderly citizens?
FILM Comedy starring I Red Skelton
During the US Civil War, an eager southern bellboy goes behind enemy lines masquerading as a spy. With Arlene Dahl and Brian Donlevy. Director Edward Sedgwick (1948)
FILM REVIEWS pages 57-67
A laid-back composer is spurred into action by a bright college girl, hired to get him back to work. With
Nancy Olson and Charles Coburn. Director Richard Haydn (1950)
A look at Turner's famous painting, TheFighting
Documentary about the great motorcycle rider.
First shown on BBC N Ireland
Three brothers reminisce about their 50 years in the specialist bicycle-making business.
Michael Barry 's Choice Cuts
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Highlights from the weekend's Open University programmes.
From Aintree. Coverage of the second day of the Grand National meeting. Featuring the 2.35, 3.10, 4.20 and, at
3.45, the Martell
With Julian Wilson.
3.00 News and Weather Subtitled (news) and at
3.55 News and Weather Subtitled (news)
Regional News; Weather
The development of broad-leaved woodlands.
Jenni Murray explores what can be done when relationships go wrong.
A test drive of the new Fiat coupe.
BBC Top Gear Classic and Sportscar Show from 30 April to 2 May at NEC, Birmingham. For ticket details ring 021-767
Treble Cross. The Mysterons reconstruct the identity of a man they think is dead.
Five young musicians compete for a bursary and a place in the Concerto Final which takes place next Sunday 10 April.
With Sarah Greene.
First of a ten-part series in which Delia Smith guides us through her summer recipes. A Prelude to Summer.This week's recipes include Thai salmon filo parcels, asparagus with quail's eggs and parmesan and very easy one-crust rhubardpie.
Producer Caroline Hawkins
Executive producer Frances Whitaker A Hawkshead production for BBCtv
Michael Leapman on the week's press.
A Granada production for BBCtv
Strife on the Ocean Wave
"I can't put up with a little girl coming to me crying her eyes out because she's got a'Dear John' letter off her boyfriend," says one petty officer about the Navy's new policy of allowing men and women to serve together on board ship.
There are now 800 women at sea on British warships but the scheme has attracted lurid tabloid tales of romance, harassment and unhappiness. Sarah Spiller joins the Ark Royal to sound out opinions on how the Navy's new drive for equality is - or isn't -working.
Producer Nick London; Editor Mark Wakefield
Geoff Hamilton creates an instant herb garden, Gay
Search finds some plants for a windy place, Nick Wray visits a plant lover's balcony and Liz Rigbey travels to Tresco. Executive producer Tony Laryea
Series producer Laurence Vulliamy A Catalyst TV production for BBCtv
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Backwards. Lister and Rimmer finally return to earth, but time is behaving rather strangely. With Chris Barrie ,
Craig Charles and Danny John-Jules . Director/Producer Ed Bye
A Paul Jackson production for BBCtv
Over the Moon with the Cavalier. The hidden world of coathangers, alloy wheels, fog lamps and fake badges is revealed in this wry portrait of the British company car driver. Director/Senes producer Nicholas Barker
Sue Arnold goes on the road with the sales reps
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The lives of the Gibsons were changed for ever when they became convinced that the house they had bought in Wales stood on the site of a medieval palace. Kirsty Wark reports.
Director Emma Worster Rpt
With Kirsty Wark.
From Augusta, Georgia. The field reduces from 90 to 60 after today's rounds. With
John Motson and Karren Brady are this week's guests in the game of imaginary teams.
Presented by Frank Skinner and David Baddiel.
Director Peter Orton
Last in the cult animation series.