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: Open University

6.45 Britain and the Global Economy: Regions Apart?
7319045 7.35 San Francesco, Rimini: II Tempio Malatestiano


Unknown: Tempio Malatestiano

: Breakfast News

With signing. Subtitled

: Children's BBC: Babar


: Broadway Bill

The first of a double bill of horse-racing comedies stars
Warner Baxter
Myrna Loy
Dan Brooks abandons both job and wealthy wife to start life as the owner of an exceptional racehorse.
Director Frank Capra (1934)
FILM REVIEWS pages 45-48


Unknown: Warner Baxter
Unknown: Myrna Loy
Unknown: Dan Brooks
Director: Frank Capra
Dan Brooks: Warner Baxter
Alice: Myrna Loy
JL Higgins: Walter Connolly
Colonel Pettigreui: Raymond Walburn

: A Day at the Races

The Marx Brothers
The irrepressible Marx
Brothers create mayhem when they decide to help a girl in financial trouble.
Director Sam Wood (1937)


Director: Sam Wood
Dr Hackenbush: Groucho Marx
Tony: Chico Marx
Stuffy: Harpo Marx
Judy: Maureen O'Sullivan

: Rediscovery of the World

The Alcyone and its team explore Papua New Guinea's mysterious Sepik river.

: Children's BBC: Forget-Me-Not-Farm

(Stereo) (Rpt)


Scarecrow: Mike Amatt

: Countryfile


: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
A World Alive
The beauty and diversity of the animal kingdom.

: See Hear!

Focusing on recent news stories. This week: the birth of democracy and the first black president in South Africa. With signing.
Stereo Subtitled

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Summer Praise
Stereo Subtitled

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news) Regional News; Weather

: European Athletics

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.


Unknown: Sally Gunnell.

: 25 BLOODY YEARS Essential History of the Troubles

The Loyalists
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


Director: Amanda Feldon
Producer: John Tnffitt

: Doctors to Be

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


Producer: Robin Brightwell

: Little England

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
SenesproducerSamOrgan Rpt


Unknown: Douglas Stevens
Producer: David Presswell
Unknown: Senesproducersamorgan Rpt

: Grace under Fire

American comedy series.
Grace Undergraduate. Nadine suggests a night on the town.
Stereo Subtitled

: Stages: A Few Short Journeys of the Heart

Acclaimed writer
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
Stereo Subtitled
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)


Unknown: Andrew Davies
Producer: Clive Brill
Director: Paul Tickell
Unknown: Jennifer Trust
Dore/Coke/Rust: David Troughton
Co/ette/German gir//Gisela: Saira Todd
TimBone/Fierceyoungman: Ben Chaplin
Nadia/Marie: Susan Fleetwood
Old geezer/German gent/Claude Blank: Michael Byrne
Loretta/Woman/Hairdresser: Sally Dexter
Smiler/First hotel guy: Nick Dunning
Tony: Brian Abbott
Pepe/Second hotel guy: Anthony Venditti

: 25 BLOODY YEARS Consequences

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


Director: Ian Kirk-Smith
Unknown: Nick Catliff

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow. Subtitled

: Loudon and Co

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


Unknown: Loudon Wainwright Iii.
Director: Maureen White

: Weatherview

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