6.20 Statistics: Regression 8069567 6.45Floatingan Integral 9723109 7.10The Kenyan Small Farmer
7.35 BreakingOut: Women in Zimbabwe
The first in a double bill of sporting comedies, stars Ann Sothern
Maisie becomes involved with a boxing manager. Director Edwin Marin (1941)
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FILM Comedy starring I Dean Martin
A former athletics champion, has ambitions for his son.
Director Hal Walker (
A visit to the annual Rose and Thistle Show.
The problems of fishing around New Zealand's coast.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
Does cholesterol really deserve its poisonous reputation?
Including Prime Minister's questions.
Continuing the season of films starring
Two boys grow up together in the slums of New York, but later find themselves on opposite sides of the fence. With Pat O'Brien , Humphrey Bogart and Ann Sheridan. Director Michael Curtiz (1938)
(Johhny Come Lately, tomorrowat
The Greek island of Symi.
An Australian farmer's experience of coping with a severe drought.
Western starring Gary Cooper
Captain Quincy Wyatt leads a daring raid through the Florida swamplands to quell a Seminole Indian uprising. With Mari Aldon , Richard Webb and Ray Teal.
Director Raoul Walsh (195
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Brazil: a Nation in Football Boots
Brazil, and its love of I football, is examined in the first of a new four-part series looking at the nature of a society through its sporting obsession.
In Brazil football is both a balm and a mask for political problems. As a young man says: "The country is no good, but we still support it. Because when
Brazil are playing, I forget about her problems. I just watch the games on TV, and forget about the corruption, the killing of street kids." Former star
Socrates, a doctor, insists that "there'sone thing we'll never lose. The talent for football."
Poverty and corruption remain the country's biggest problems. A prison football coach points out that "in jail we never see anyone who has any money," " while current player
Romario warns that many young players cannot get to the clubs for lack of the bus fare.
Director Roberto Mader ; Producer Grant Keir A Faction Films production for BBCtv
Emilia Romagna and Venice In Parma, Keith Floyd fills ravioli with spinach and ricotta, and uncovers the secrets of the city's two culinary achievements, cheese and ham. Later in Venice, he cooks a casserole, rich with squid, monkfish, eel and scampi. Producer Michael Treen
Executive producer Robert Page
A Lifetime Broadcast production for BBCtv
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Comedy starring Gregor Fisher. Jamesie has a favour of a rather delicate nature to ask of Rab C Nesbitt. With Elaine C Smith, Tony Roper and Barbara Rafferty. Written by Ian Pattison
Director/Producer Colin Gilbert
Rab C Nesbitt:
Jonathan Meades goes to Dorset in search of the English baroque and Gavin Stamp bemoans the state of buildings by Scottish architect Alexander "Greek"
Thompson. With Kirsty Wark. Executive producer Roland Keating
The third of six portraits of unorthodox scientists.
Rupert Sheldrake. A Cambridge biologist was catapulted to scientific notoriety with his book, A New Science of Life. Condemned as heresy,
Sheldrake's offence was to challenge the theoretical core of modern genetics - that life can be explained by DNA - and to propose a theory based on what he called morphic resonance.
Narrated by Rosemary Hartill. Producer Tony Edwards
Followed by The Jupiter Collision Stereo
With Kirsty Wark.
Second of six documentaries, made by the BBC's Disability Programmes Unit.
Performing arts group Heart V Soul have entertained audiences since the mid 80s.
While they are accepted by non-disabled audiences, on the streets they come up against the same old prejudices. This programme follows the build-up to their new show. Producer Deanne Edwards
Editor Ian Macrae
How engineers make sure new types of pylons won't fail.