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: Open University

6.20 Learning Maths Together
4157333 6.45 The Question of Sovereignty 4049710 7.35TV - The Technological Impact

: Breakfast News

With signing.

: World about Us

Elephant Kingdom
The relationship between man and the elephant.

: Election Call

With Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown. SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: Radio 5 Live ELECTION CALL LINE: [number removed] (Lines open from 8.00am. Local rates)

: Sister Kenny

Drama starring
Rosalind Russell
The true story of an Australian nurse who pioneered polio treatment. With Alexander Knox , Dean Jagger. BeulahBondi.
Director Dudley Nichols (1946)
FILM REVIEWS pages 55-62


Unknown: Rosalind Russell
Unknown: Alexander Knox
Unknown: Dean Jagger.
Director: Dudley Nichols

: The Disorderly Orderly

Comedy starring Jerry Lewis
An orderly who wants to be a doctor causes havoc in a hospital. With Glenda Farrell , Everett Sloane.
Director Frank Tashlin ( (1964)


Unknown: Jerry Lewis
Unknown: Glenda Farrell
Unknown: Everett Sloane.
Director: Frank Tashlin

: Children's BBC: Bertha



Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: Children's BBC: Gordon T Gopher

Puppet fun.

: In the Making

Blacksmith: Ivan Smith. How a former teacher gave up his job to become a smithy.


Unknown: Ivan Smith.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Destination Mozart
Documentary about
Peter Sellars 's recent productions of Mozart operas, set in contemporary USA.


Unknown: Peter Sellars

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
The Entombed Warriors The story behind China's 6,000-strong terracotta army.

: The Fortune Cookie

Comedy starring Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon

When cameraman Harry Hinkle is injured while filming a football match his brother-in-law sees an opportunity to sue for damages. With Ron Rich, Cliff Osmond, Judi West.
Director Billy Wilder (1966)


Unknown: Walter Matthau
Unknown: Jack Lemmon
Unknown: Harry Hinkle
Unknown: Ron Rich
Unknown: Cliff Osmond
Unknown: Judi West.
Director: Billy Wilder

: Star Trek - the Next Generation

Final Mission. Captain Picard is seriously injured.

: Def II: The Platinum Parrots

The first Standing Room Only awards, celebrating bizarre events in the football world.
The Platinum Parrots will honour players and managers who have provided some of the funniest moments in soccer in recent years. Liverpool fan and DJ John Peel presents a look back at the last three years in the game. Presented by Simon O'Brien, with Shelley Webb and Alistair McGowan.

John Peel page 29


Presenter: Simon O'Brien
Unknown: Shelley Webb
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: John Peel
Series Producer: Michael Wadding

: Open Space: Four Colours Green

Every day people risk their lives fighting to protect the environment, and every year some of them are acknowledged by the United Nations Global 500 Awards. To mark the London award ceremony on 3 June, World Environment Day, tonight's film profiles four winners, from Pakistan, Norway, Trinidad and Mexico. Introduced by Canadian teenager Severn Cullis-Suzuki, a previous Youth Award winner.



Presenter: Severn Cullis-Suzuki
Producer: Gerry Pomeroy
Editor: Giles Oakley

: The Net

Including reports on software anarchists; a networked Herefordshire village and protecting computer heritage for the future. There's an interview with interactive image artist Jeffrey Shaw and Jules reviews the Rise of the Robots. With Susan Rae.
Series producer Stephen Arkell Series editor John Wyver
An Illuminations production for BBCtv


Artist: Jeffrey Shaw
Unknown: Susan Rae.
Producer: Stephen Arkell
Editor: John Wyver

: Tracks

Including the stickleback rediscovered by David Stafford ; Rachael Polkinghorne reveals how forests were fashioned for hunters, Loyd Grossman looks at a rare and beautiful building and landscape photographer
Fay Godwin on the south coast. Producer Kathryn Moore
Series producer Colette Foster


Unknown: David Stafford
Unknown: Rachael Polkinghorne
Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Fay Godwin
Producer: Kathryn Moore

: Screen Two: Safe

'If you don't sort out street kids in the first couple of months, you might as well write them off," a hostel worker comments in Al Ashton's thought-provoking love story set among the young homeless In London.
Winner of a Bafta award earlier this year for best single drama, the film also won two awards at the 1993 Edinburgh Film Festival, including one for director Antonia Bird (The Men's Room, Inspector Morse).
Kate Hardie and Aidan Gillen star as abused and neglected teenagers who fall prey to alcohol, drugs, begging and prostitution. Billy Bragg sings his own specially composed songs.


Screenplay: Al Ashton
Songs by: Billy Bragg
Producer: David M Thompson
Director: Antonia Bird
Kaz: Kate Hardie
Gypo: Aidan Gillen
Scan: George Costigan
Duggie: Andrew Tiernan
Greg: Steve Mackintosh
Nostly: Robert Carlyle
Tessa: Carol Leader
Robbo: Neil Smals
Sammy: Cheryl Maiker
Brendan: Marc O'Shea
Jamie: Kevin Walsh
Nikki: Louise Heaney
Wendy: Marsha Thompson
Jimmy: Jimmy Gallagher

: Screen Firsts

Private View
A tired marriage revives when a couple agree to look after a neighbour's house and cat. Producer Paul Miller
Director Mika Kallwass
Then Video Nation


Producer: Paul Miller
Director: Mika Kallwass

: Party Election Broadcast

By the Natural Law Party.

: Newsnight

With Kirsty Wark.


Presenter: Kirsty Wark

: Late Art

Reporting on the exhibition of African art at Liverpool's Tate Gallery. With Matthew Collings.


Unknown: Matthew Collings.

: Weatherview

: The Quality Assistant

Advice from computers.

: Assessing Chances

Coping with uncertainty.

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