With Signing. Subtitled ...................3689400
A poignant film about Eileen Allen, who looks after six elderly female relatives, all aged over 80. Amid family feuds, Eileen always retains her sense of humour as she cares for her "ladies".
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Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Jeunes Francophones (ages 14-16). Temps Libre. Stereo 5988416 9.20
Mathsphere (ages 11-16). What's the Connection? /Fields of Plenty.
9.40 Thunderbirds in Hindi. The Perils of Penelope. 6103145 9.45 Come Outside (ages 4-5). Buses. Auntie Mabel hurries to return some books to the library before it Closes.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
10.25 Ghostwriter (ages 10-12). Just in Time (part 4). Stereo 2888348 10.55 Watch (ages 6-7). Famous People:
SamuelPepys. 5239619 11.10In Living Memory (ages 14-16). Home Truths. The fourth historical documentary about life in Wales. 9335874 11.30 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Britain since 1930. The Blitz.
Subtitled 4160665 11.50 The Art (ages 1 1-14). The Artof Things. Inanimate objects which provide information, clues to feelings and office spaces. 3252226 12.10 Short Circuit (ages
14-16). Special Delivery (Premature Babies).
1.00 Lifeschool (ages 14+). D Is for
Death. Why are we so afraid of death? stereo 81385868 1.25 History File (ages 11-14). Expansion, Trade and Industry. Britain 1750-1900. City Life. 80995752 1.45Storytime(ages4-5). African Cat and the Mouse. During a game of animal snap, House delivers a real mouse.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
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Conference Centre. This afternoon sees the debate on law and order, the big issue worrying Tory party members. Home
Secretary Michael Howard will respond.
John Major 's involvement in the Northern Ireland peace process will give the debate extra spice, with a number of motions expressingfears over the Union's future..............................94332313
3.00 News and Weather subtitled (news)
3.50 News and Weather subtitled (news) Regional News; Weather
Steve Rider reports on today'sfirstround action in the World Matchplay Championship at Wentworth.
Comedy western starring
Jack Elam ; Joan Blondell
Gambler and con-man Latigo Smith jumps a train at a small gold-mining town, aptly named Purgatory, where he is mistaken for the dreaded gunslinger Swifty Morgan.
Director Burt Kennedy (1971)
# FILM REVIEWS pages 69-74
From animal rights terrorism to bootleg booze running; the preservation of the countryside to the survival of our sporting heritage. The stories and issues that matterare scrutinised by the Southern Eyeteam. If you want something investigated, write to:
Southern Eye, Broadcasting House,
Havelock Road , Southampton SO 14 7PU. Series producer Peter Pitt
Series editor Andy Griffee
The District Auditor will next week begin public hearings into the running of Westminster Council under Shirley Porter and the allegations of "social engineering" of housing stock to ensure that the borough would remain Tory. First Sight looks at the legacy of "Portergate" and its impact on the lives of local people.
A phone-in discussion on the issues raised in First Sight will follow immediately on BBC Radios Berkshire, Kent, Oxford and GLR. To take part call [number removed] after the programme.
REGIONAL PROGRAMMES: see variations below
Dr Tom. When Tom Patey died in abseilingoffa a remote sea stack, British climbing lost not just an outstanding mountaineer but someone who was a born entertainer. Cameron McNeish assesses Patey's contribution to climbing with the help of Chris Bonington , Martin Boysen , Paul Nunn and MickTighe. They recall Patey's ability to juggle his two roles - family doctorto a remote Highland community and prolific climber.
Director Richard Else ; Executive producer
On tonight's programme, Jeremy Clarkson tests the new ultra-light aluminium-bodied Audi A8. And
Steve Berry meets the Pre-50 American Car Club and drives some of the most stylish US models from before the era of fins and chrome.
Producer Jon Bentley ; Executive producer
Dennis Adams Stereo Subtitled ......................7787
Bertram, a mild-mannered accountant, spends his honeymoon in Monte Carlo, supposedly funded by his boss. There, he turns his mathematical acumen to a "system" for beatingthe casi nos, and enters a new world.
Director James Scott (1990) Subtitled .2975665 # FILM REVIEWS pages 69-74
de la Tour
Genocide - How It Happened
BBC World Service correspondent
Mark Doyle , in Kigali throughout the civil war massacres, reveals how a genocide is carried out.................[number removed]Last programme in the series Saturday evening.
Followed by Talking Whistler
With Kirsty Wark. Subtitled ..........924058
Mark Lawson introduces the roundup of the week's cultural events and is joined by panellists Tony Parsons and Ian Hislop. Stereo ........................616905
' Crime romance concluding the Mitchum after Midnight season of films starring
Linda Darnell , Jack Palance
Russ Lambert , a disillusioned boxer, and Clare Shepperd , a gangster's fugitive girlfriend, meet in Mexico where they are tryingto rebuild their lives. But theirgrowing romance is haunted by a killer who's stalking Clare.
Director Rudolph Mate (1953) * FILM REVIEWS pages 69-74