6.45 Britain and the Global Economy: Regions Apart?
7319045 7.35 San Francesco, Rimini: II Tempio Malatestiano
The first of a double bill of horse-racing comedies stars
Dan Brooks abandons both job and wealthy wife to start life as the owner of an exceptional racehorse.
Director Frank Capra (1934)
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The Marx Brothers
The irrepressible Marx
Brothers create mayhem when they decide to help a girl in financial trouble.
Director Sam Wood (1937)
The Alcyone and its team explore Papua New Guinea's mysterious Sepik river.
A World Alive
The beauty and diversity of the animal kingdom.
Focusing on recent news stories. This week: the birth of democracy and the first black president in South Africa. With signing.
Subtitled (news) Regional News; Weather
Live coverage as five gold medals are decided - at 6.00 the women's 800 metres, at
6.35 the women's 3,metres, plus the women's discus, men's long jump and men's 400 metres hurdles.
Also tonight, at 7.10, the metres hurdles semi-finals featuring Sally Gunnell.
The companion film to Monday's piece on the nationalists examines the development of Loyalist sentiment over the years of the Troubles.
Ulster Loyalists believe that they have been repeatedly betrayed by Westminster governments, all the way from Partition in 1921 to the Downing Street Declaration of 1993. Many claim that the violent IRA campaign has succeeded in squeezing concessions from the British government, and so Loyalist extremists have increasingly adopted the same murderous tactics.
These two film histories can be see again, together, next Saturday afternoon.
Director Amanda Feldon ; Producer John Tnffitt Stereo Subtitled
The personal stories of a group of young would-be doctors.
The Knowledge. Those students who survived the selection procedure soon find themselves cramming for a series of tough exams. Series producerEdwardBriffa
Executive producer Robin Brightwell
Rpt Stereo Subtitled
Second of six profiles of very English things.
The Bowler Hat. Gentleman's outfitter Douglas Stevens has owned more than 30 bowlers.
Producer David Presswell
American comedy series.
Grace Undergraduate. Nadine suggests a night on the town.
Andrew Davies describes his new play as "a comedy about the universal search for love". Rust is a failing middle-aged writer given the chance to write the screenplay for a movie about Leonardo da Vinci. As he travels up to London to meet his agent, he dreams up a nightmare world of self-gratifying plots and a cast list of his loves and lusts, hates and alter egos.
Producer Clive Brill : Director Paul Tickell
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VIEWERS of last week's Stages production. Suffer the Little Children, can contact the Jennifer Trust , a counselling and support group for families affected by spinal muscular atrophy, at [address removed]or telephone [number removed](24-houranswering machine)
Old geezer/German gent/Claude Blank:
Smiler/First hotel guy:
Pepe/Second hotel guy:
From the Place That
Brought You the Titanic. The unintended consequences of 25 years of the Troubles are revealed in four programmes covering everything from inventions to education. Tonight's deals with innovations which include the production of the world's first mechanised bomb-disposal unit. Director Ian Kirk-Smith ; Senes producer
Nick Catliff Stereo Subtitled
Followed by Video Nation Shorts Subtitled
With Peter Snow. Subtitled
In the last in the series, music from Deacon Blue, Texas and Everything But the Girl. With Loudon Wainwright III. Director Maureen White
Producer May Miller Stereo
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