8.05 Envo: Take Off in French - Grenoble, a city of research and science.
8.15 The Developing World: Gender Matters
8.40 The Magic Flute-the finale of Act One.
9.05 Open Mind-feminism.
9.30 Something for Everyone - a look at OU courses.
9.55 Opening Up Technology - Alvin Toffler , author of Futureshock, gives the first of two idiosyncratic views of technology, society, time and change.
10.00 ChanakyaContinuingthe saga about the Machiavelli of ancient India. In
Hindi With English subtitles. Stereo..
10.40 Style Byte Style and fashion from
10.50 Network East Asian arts and entertainment series with Sujata Barot andSanjeevBaskar. stereo ........
11.20 Bollywood or Bust! MohitDutta hosts the first semi-final round of the Hindi movie quiz. Stereo ........................ COMPETITION: telephone [number removed] Call costs 39p per minute. Fora copy of rules, send sae to [address removed]
Films under review include Miracle on 34th Street and the upcoming Interview with the Vampire.
Shown last Monday on BBC 1
Jungle adventure starring
Gwen Moore successfully runs the plantation that she has inherited from her father. But then a handsome stranger who is wanted for murder seeks refuge in her isolated home.
Director Allan Dwan (1955) Stereo...........
FILM REVIEWS pages 77-84
Sgt Quentin B Benson (known as "the Beast"), arrives at Fort Baxter to whip Bilko's platoon into shape. Benson is a tough nut. Can Bilko crack him? (b/w)
An investigation into some of the many abduction-by-aliens claims.
Drama from the Lassie series of films, starring
Bill, a beautiful collie dog adopted as a puppy by a young girl, performs courageously as a "war dog" duringthe Second World War. But, like many of his human comrades, he returns home deeply affected by his experiences.
Director Fred M Wilcox (1946) * FILM REVIEWS pages 77-84
Harry Mac Bain:
4.30 Late Again Highlights from last week on The Late Show, with Tracey MacLeod.
5.15 TOTP 2 Featuring Top of the Pops from 1987 with the Proclaimers,
Paul McCartney and T'Pau with theirNo 1 hit China in Your Hand, and from 1977 with Generation X, Bonnie Tylerand Wings. The First Time goesbackto 1978fora performance from the Streetband featuring Paul Young with Toast.
Producer Ric Blaxill Stereo
6.00 What the Papers Say
' Francis Wheen of The Guardian reviews the week's press..........
The British SkatingChampionships from Humberside Ice Arena.
Featuring highlights from the senior championships in the pairs, mens, ladies and ice dance events, as top skaters compete for places in the team to represent Great Britain at next month's world championships in Birmingham. Commentary by Alan Weeks and Barry Davies. Introduced by Sue Barker.
Producer Alastair Scott ; Executive producerJim Reside
With Chris Lowe. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish ..............
When the Tsars founded their new city on the edge of the Pacific they named it
Vladivostok ("Lord of the East"). It was a European spearhead into Asia; its crest became the majestic Siberian tiger. During the Cold War it flourished. But now, as Julian Pettifer reports, the city has had its day.
See today's choices.
Producer Jeremy Bristow ; Editor Keith Bowers
This week's guests include
Sinead O'Connorandhernew band performing confessional material from her latest album, Universal Mother; plus the Beautiful South play tracks from their new compilation album Carry On Up the Charts.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper
Sinead O'Connor was originally billed as appearing in last week's programme, but this altered after Radio Times went to press.
Comedy quiz, hosted by Angus Deayton , with Paul Merton , Ian Hislop and guests, Glenda Jackson , MP, and comedian Hattie Hayridge.
Shownyesterday Stereo .......................
Emmy award-winning docu-drama based on Randy Shilts 's best-selling book and being shown to mark last
Thursday's World Aids Day. Starring Matthew Modine with Alan Aida , Phil Collins , Richard Gere , Anjelica Huston , Steve Martin , Ian McKellen and Lily Tomlin
1980: several cases of a rare skin cancer are reported among gay men in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. As the infection claims more and more lives, rival teams of scientists on two continents race to be the first to isolate what would become known as the Aids virus. This drama chronicles the early years of the Aids epidemic from the viewpoint of the young doctor who spearheaded the research in America, and the handful of individuals who fought political indifference. lack of funding, prejudice and ignorance to do battle with a deadly illness.
Director Roger Spottiswoode (1993)
Stereo.......................................... * FILM REVIEWS pages 77-84
Dr Don Francis:
Dr Selma Dritz:
Dr Robert Gallo:
Dr Betsy Reisz:
Dr Jim Curran:
Fantasy comedy written and directed by Woody Allen , starring Mia Farrow
Like millions of Americans in the Great Depression of the 1930s, Cecilia seeks escapism from the awful facts of life. Her regular refuge is the local cinema. But fantasy and reality blur when dashingTom Baxter addresses her from the silver screen and a complicated comic romance blooms.
(1985) Colour and B/W Subtitled ...... * FILM REVIEWS pages 77-84
Highlights from recordings made by Video Nation contributors, shown without any editing by the BBC.
Women. Atowncouncillorsunbathes topless while doingthe mending; Asian women dressing for a charity ball offer an insight into donning a sari; a young mother slowly and painfully removes a bandage to reveal a new tattoo.
Viewers are left to make up their own minds about the images of femininity in this compelling and quirky footage. Producer Mandy Rose ; Executive producer
Bob Long ....................................