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: Blinky Bill

With Zoe Ball and Chris Jarvis. Stereo Animated adventures of the koala bear. Rpt


Unknown: Zoe Ball
Unknown: Chris Jarvis.

: Wishing

Live action and animation foryoungviewers. Stereo ..............3969169

: Playdays

: The Busy World of Richard Scarry

Animation about the animal inhabitants
Of Busytown. Stereo ......................9732492

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

Animation. Rpt Stereo Subtitled .....2530256

: Stone Protectors


: TimeBusters

A team from Norwich competes in the interactive time-travelling game

: Grange Hill

Another chance to see the school drama series from 1983. Tension is growing in the fourth form.
Written by Margaret Simpson Rpt


Written By: Margaret Simpson Rpt

: The Boot Street Band

Comedy drama series. Mr Leartakes the platform in the local council elections.
Shown last Thursday on BBC 1
Stereo Subtitled ................................5602324


Unknown: Mr Leartakes

: Artrageous

Comedy art series.
This week, the team take us through the eventful life of French sculptor Auguste Rodin and re-create a voyage across the English Channel with William the Conqueror. With Tyler Butterworth ,
Joanne Heywood and Howard Lew Lewis. Stereo Subtitled ..................................533324


Unknown: Auguste Rodin
Unknown: Tyler Butterworth
Unknown: Joanne Heywood
Unknown: Howard Lew Lewis.

: The O Zone

Music news magazine featuring country star Garth Brooks.
Shown last Friday


Unknown: Garth Brooks.

: Quantum Leap

Catch a Falling Star. 21 May 1979: Sam's latest leap, into the body of an understudy in a Broadway production, lands him with a dilemma. With
Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell.
Rpt Stereo Subtitled .........................6654053


Unknown: Scott Bakula
Unknown: Dean Stockwell.

: Snowy River: the McGregor Saga

The Rustlers. Matt is asked to stand in the upcoming elections but Oliver has his own candidate in mind. Stereo .....2654350

: South of Westminster

The week's political events in the region.
Presented by Bruce Parker


Presented By: Bruce Parker

: Wildlife Classics

Island in the Air. A look at the wildlife flourishing 13,000ft up on Ethiopia's Bale Mountains. Rpt Stereo Subtitled ...3909898

: The Big Circus

Adventure starring Victor Mature.
Flamboyant circus owner Hank Whirling is forced to take out a substantial bank loan to save the "biggest show on earth". But when bad weather and a dangerous saboteur combine, money is not his only problem. With Vincent Price and Peter Lorre.
Director Joseph Newman (1959)
Film reviews pages 67-76


Director: Joseph Newman

: Ski Sunday

Featuring the Men's Downhill from Val Gardena, Italy. David Vine hosts.


Presenter: David Vine

: Rugby Special

Highlights from yesterday's fixture at Twickenham, where England met
Canada for only the second time in a full International. Plus action from the Welsh Division One, the A-Z of Rugby, and news, views and comment from guests. Presented by John Inverdale.
Editor Gerard Lane Stereo ................6860782


Presented By: John Inverdale.
Editor: Gerard Lane Stereo

: The Natural World: Hunters of the Sea Wind

The "sea wind" is an ocean current that sweeps past Costa Rica and Panama, providing a fertile hunting ground for "the tigers of the sea" - marlin, sailfish, dolphins and tuna. These impressive marine predators lurk in the blue waters of the Pacific, using amazing turns of speed and team effort to attack their victims. Underwater cameraman Rick Rosenthal has captured for the first time the drama of the hunt.
Narrated by Christian Rodska.
Highwaymen of the deep: see page 27


Cameraman/Producer: Rick Rosenthal
Narrator: Christian Rodska
Producer: Roger R. Jones
Executive Producer: John Sparks

: The Money Programme

The age of the super-computer is fast approaching. Designers at the cutting edge of this revolution have devised new methods of creating immensely powerful machines at competitive prices. Richard Watson reports on this technological breakthrough.

Transcript: for a transcript of this programme, price £20.00, please write to BBC, [address removed] (telephone [number removed]).


Presenter: Richard Watson
Editor: Jane Ellison
Producer: David Akerman

: Video Nation Weekly

People from all walks of life throughout the British Isles use camcorders to review the past week through their own eyes and in theirown words. This week's contributors include an unemployed engineeringfitterfrom Luton, a young investment banker in the City, a crofter in the Shetlands and a single mother of three in Sheffield. Producer Chris Mohr
Executive producer Bob Long


Producer: Chris Mohr
Producer: Bob Long

: From A to B - Tales of Modern Motoring

Another chance to see the five-part portrait of the British and their cars.
4: Over the Moon with the Cavalier. A hilarious portrait of the British company car and driver: how people feel about the cars given them, and how they think the world will see them. John has
"debadged" his Mercedes, Mark adores his CavalierGLi, and Graham wept when he got a diesel Maestro. Director/Series producer Nicholas Barker


Producer: Nicholas Barker

: Human Rights, Human Wrongs

John Simpson introduces a new series of the short programmes that grew from the Prisoners of Conscience series on BBC2. He looks at the subjects of last year's Human Rights, Human Wrongs and introduces the topics for 1994-slavery, the death penalty, refugees, violence against women and genocide. See today's choices. Producer Rex Bloomstein
INFORMATION PACK: write to Human Rights. Human Wrongs. PO Box 7. London W3 6XJ. or telephone free of charge 0[number removed]. * See This Week: page 6


Introduces: John Simpson
Producer: Rex Bloomstein

: Timewatch

Memo from Machiavelli: How to
Succeed In British Politics
Niccolo Machiavelli 's name is synonymous with political intrigue, but recent analysis of his work suggests that he was a political pragmatist whose best-known book, The Prince, is as relevant today as it was some years ago in 16th-century Italy.
Reading extracts from The Prince is Ian Richardson , who played Francis Urquhart in House of Cards.
Producer Nick Kent ; Editor Laurence Rees


Unknown: Niccolo MacHiavelli
Unknown: Ian Richardson
Unknown: Francis Urquhart
Producer: Nick Kent
Editor: Laurence Rees

: The Fabulous Baker Boys

The second of three films starring Michelle Pfeiffer also starring r Jeff Bridges
Beau Bridges
The Fabulous Baker Boys , a nightclub lounge piano duo, are beginningto fade. Playing Feelings in empty bars, night after night, is beginningto pall.
Then the dazzling Susie Diamond joins them, and whole new worlds open up - but so do long-suppressed tensions. Pfeiffer shows off her vocal talents by singing a steamy version of Makin' Whoopee.
Director Steve Kloves (1989)
Next week. Frankie and Johnny
♦ See Barry Norman : page 63


Unknown: Michelle Pfeiffer
Unknown: Baker Boys
Director: Steve Kloves
Unknown: Barry Norman
Susie Diamond: Michelle Pfeiffer
Jack Baker: Jeff Bridges
Frank Baker: Beau Bridges
Nina: Ellie Raab
Monica Moran: Jennifer Tilly
Lloyd: Xander Berkeley
Charlie: Dakin Matthews
Vince Nancy: Gregory Itzin
Donna Baker: Wendy Girard

: Stones for Ibarra

Drama starring
Glenn Close
* Keith Carradine
7 Sara and Richard Everton leave behind a comfortable big-city existence to discovertheir roots in the poor Mexican village of Ibarra where
Richard's family owned a copper mine.
Director Jack Gold (1988) ..... ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 67-76


Unknown: Keith Carradine
Unknown: Richard Everton
Sara Everton: Glenn Close
Richard Everton: Keith Carradine
Chuy Santos: Alfonso Arau
Domingo Garcia: Ray Oriel
Basilio Garcia: Trinidad Silva
Rose Reyes: Jorgecervera Jr
Drde la Luna: Ron Joseph

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