Noose of Gold. An old friend of Matt's wants help to catch a fugitive. With
Featuringthe first round of the FA Cup. Shown last night at 10.40pm onBBCl
Another chance to see the Australian Grand Prix, shown live at 3.15am.
Highlights at 9.00pm.
With Zoe Ball and Chris Jarvis.
A team from Norwich plays the time-travelling game...
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Another chance to see the school drama series from 1983. Randir makes some friends.... and some enemies. With Paula Ann Bland , Kaka Singh , Mark Savage , Susan Tully and Gwyneth Powell. Written by Jane Hollowood Rpt ..............
First of a six-part comedy drama. The new school secretary is not what she seems. Shown last Thursday on BBC
The comedy art series invites you to dream your way into a surrealist's mind, go fora trek in the Australian outback and make a photo montage. With Tyler Butterworth , Joanne Heywood and Howard Lew Lewis. ♦ See Children, page 63
Music show featuring, this week, Damon Albarn from Blur, M People and Carter USM.
Shown last Friday Stereo
Jimmy. 14 October 1964: Sam leaps into the life of Jimmy La Matta , a youngman with Down's Syndrome who is struggling against being institutionalised. With Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell.
Afamily adventure series set in Australia at the turn of the century.
Plans of Poison. Oliver Blackwood plans to bringthe railway to Patterson's Ridge - rightthrough Kathleen's land.
Political reviewforthe south east. Presented by Michael Hastings.
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Land of the Kiwi. An exploration, using aerial photography, of the scenery and natural history of New Zealand.
Natalie Wood , Karl Maiden
Based on the memoirs of striptease queen
Gypsy Rose Lee , this film follows her early years in vaudeville, dragged from one musical theatre to anotherby her domineeringand ambitious mother. With music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Director Mervyn LeRoy (1962) Subtitled. * FILM REVIEWS pages 69-76
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Highlights of England v Romania at Twickenham. This is the first international of a crucial season and England's performance against the Eastern Europeans will be a useful indicator of their chances in the imminent Five Nations Championship and next May's World Cup in South Africa. How will they fare against the likes of Australia and New Zealand, acknowledged giants of the sport? Plus reviews of the weekend's other matches and another instalment of the A-Z of Rugby. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith . Presented by John Inverdale.
Editor Gerard Lane Stereo .................
The long-running series reaches its annual climax on the shores of Buttermere in the Lake District where both finals pit representatives from Scotland against those from Wales. In the Brace Championship,
Scot AlasdairMacRae , with Nan and Glen, faces John Griffith with Sweep and Moss. MacRae makes his second appearance in the finals when he takes on Eirian Morgan and Smotyn forthe Singles title. Commentary on the action taking place in this scenic setting comes from Gus Dermody. Presented by Robin Page.
Director Ian Russell ; Producer Joy Corbett
Do you possess a penchant fortall women? Are you prone to strange thought processes? These are just two ofthe bizarre questions employers are now askingtheir staff to answer in "personality tests". These tests are being used to decide the fate of millions of employees. But how do they work? And is the industry open to abuse by the unscrupulous? Sarah Spiller reveals disturbing evidence about this new and highly controversial approach to employment practices. Producer Janet Jones ; Editor Jane Ellison
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People from all walks of life throughout the British Isles review the past week through their own eyes and in their own words in this offshoot from the innovative Video Nation project.
Armed with camcorders, the diverse contributors provide a day-by-day record of the week, mixing reactions to stories of national significance with preoccupations of a more personal nature. Amongthose taking control of the camera are a fisherman from the Western Highlands, a City investment banker, a nun from an enclosed order and a giant vegetable grower. Producers Marina Michaelidesand
This morning, Her Majesty the Queen laid a wreath of red poppies at the Cenotaph on behalf of the nation in memory of those who died in two world wars and in the service oftheircountry. Tom Flemingdescribesthe scene concluding with the march past by the British Royal Legion and 10,000 ex-servicemen and women.
Highlights of the final race of the season, the Australian Grand Prix, from Adelaide. With commentary by Murray Walker and Jonathan Palmer.
Hitler's Secret Weapons
In the final few months of the Second World War, Hitler's r revolutionary V and V2 missiles terrorised southern England. In London alone, 25,000 homes were levelled and 8,000 people killed as this country became the first to suffer major ballistic missile bombardment from beyond its borders. In remarkable film footage, screened forthe first time, of the weapons in various stages of planning and production, Nazi archives reveal how Germany established a technological advantage that could have changed the outcome of the Second World War.
See today's choices.
Producer Carol Sennett ; Editor Laurence Rees
War drama starring
Sam Waterston Haing SNgor Cambodia 1973: American journalist Sydney Schanberg and his guide, Dith Pran, are operating out of the war-torn ruins of Phnom Penh.
When the Khmer Rouge armies enter the city they are welcomed with open arms. But foreign journalists become the targets of hatred. Soon, Schanberg and his colleagues are rounded up and look certain to face execution.
This British film, a recreation of a true story, won three Academy Awards.
Director Roland Joffe (1984) ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 69-76