Adaptation of a Joseph Conrad novel. A man is given a fresh chance but once again proves to be his own worst enemy. With Trevor Howard. Ralph Richardson , Kerima, Robert Morley and Wendy Hiller. Director Carol Reed (1951)
Adventure yarn starring Neil Dickson
A young American is dragged back in time to the First World
War, where he meets ace flier Biggles. With Fiona Hutchinson , Peter Cushing , Marcus Gilbert. Director John Hough (1986)
(Postponed from 9 June)
Risking a million dollars, theatre producer Bill Kenwright moves his hit London production of Medea, starring Diana Rigg, to New York, a gamble that depends on the "butchers of Broadway".
A Jane Walmsley production for BBCtv
Series exploring medical ethics.
A Life on Prescription
With medical advances changing the face of conception, birth and childhood, this programme looks at the decisions that now have to be faced. Moderator
Charlie Nesson , a professor at Harvard Law School, puts a fictionalised case study to 16 people involved in these decisions including fertility experts and a judge.
Producer Polly Bide ; Series edtor Robin Kent
A Brian Lapping/Granada production for BBCtv
Including Paddy Haycocks in Bordeaux, actress
Josie Lawrence in Istanbul and on the banks of the Bosphorus in Turkey, and Alison Goldie saving cash with a DIY package tour. With Penny Junor. Producer ClareSillery
Series producer Liz Warner COMPETITION: Win a holiday a yearforthe rest of the century - for details see page 7
Barred for Life
Is the zoo an endangered species? A new
five-part series - four reports followed by a debate - examines the past, present and future role of zoos, beginning with the horror stories of Europe's worst examples.
Grant Mansfield explains the background to the films: "When London Zoo came within a whisker of closing it wasn'tjust a case of one zoo in crisis. How can zoos justify their existence and remain commercially viable?"
Mansfield stresses that the series is not anti-zoo. "The best are engaged in very important work. With the films, our follow-up programme and Radio Times readers' involvement, we want to stimulate debate on the industry." " you want to make your opinions known, turn to page 36 for details.
Producer Lawrence Simanowitz
The great zoo debate: haven or hell?
SEE FEATURE page 36
In the last in the series, the judges have shortlisted six buildings designed by British architects. Viewers can vote by calling 0891- then [number removed](the Ark), [number removed](Art Silo),
[number removed](Olympic village and port), [number removed](Stansted airport), [number removed](Woodlea primary school), [number removed](Vitra fire station) - calls cost lOp maximum.
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