6.20 Biology: the Regulation of Flowering 1829888 6.45 Maths: ModellingCranes
7.10 Dating a Granite
7.35 Geology: From Swamps to Coal
Second World War comedy drama starring Peter Ustinov When war comes to Hotel
Sahara, guests receive a warm welcome. With Yvonne De Carlo. DirectorKen Annakin (
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Drama based on Graham Greene 's novel. Starring
Trevor Howard Sierra Leone, 1942: the deputy police commissioner becomes a blackmail victim. Director George More 0 ' Ferrall (1953)
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A look at the gardens of Hestercombe House.
A Tapole Lane production for BBCtv
Playwright Charles Wood 's view of the English 60s seaside holiday.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
Then The Return
A refugee family's return to Afghanistan.
Then The Gun
The Cote d'Azur and Luberon.
Crime drama starring
A war veteran arrives at a remote hotel to find it under the control of a mobster. Director John Huston (1948)
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An ordinary family with three haemophiliac sons find their lives irrevocably changed when the oldest, Ben, becomes ill and is diagnosed as having Aids.
Director Mike Robe (1988)
Marking the Managers Upward feedback is an American-originated management technique which allows employees anonymously to assess their boss's performance. Three companies in Britain are seen using the system in different ways, and experts predict many more will follow suit. Deborah Davies reports, in the last of the series.
A Platinum production for BBCtv
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Continuing the natural history of the former USSR.
Russia has the largest slice of the Arctic, stretching from the Barents Sea to the Bering Strait. For much of the year it is an inhospitable place. But in summer it flourishes with activity. The tundra is grazed by musk ox and three million reindeer. On the Taimyr Peninsula, rare red-breasted geese breed in the shadow of peregrine falcons. And Wrangel Island, one of Russia's finest nature reserves, is home to great white bears.
Wilderness expert Ray Mears makes toys using raw materials from nature.
Producer Kathryn Moore
Series producer Colette Foster (First shown as part of Tracks)
Alison Goldie visits the French ski resort of Chamonix, Meera Syal travels to South Africa and Paddy Haycocks spends a day on the Thames. With Penny Junor. Series producer Liz Warner
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The Hamar Trilogy
Second of a three-part series on the Hamar women of southwest Ethiopia.
Two Girls Go Hunting. On their wedding day, Duka and her young cousin Gardi will marry men they have never met and leave home for ever to live among strangers. Duka is secretly excited, but Gardi dreads the day. Meanwhile, their future husbands talk with relish about women, cattle and beating their wives.
Producers Joanna Head and Jean Lydall Editor Alan Bookbinder
Writer Jonathan Meades revisits Marsh Court.
Director Russell England
Producer Clare Paterson
Followed by Video Nation Shorts
With Jeremy Paxman, including a report from Egypt where a rapid population increase is strangling economic growth.
Fay Presto - Illusions of Grandeur
Life for Fay Presto, magician to the rich and famous, is never quite what it seems. But there are two tricks that elude her - how to become a mainstream star and to be accepted as a woman. For she has a past that nobody will let her forget. Director Sally George
Series editor Paul Watson
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