The Australian Open Championships from Melbourne. Coverage ofthe women's singles final. Commentary by John Barrett. With Sue Barker, Chris Bailey. The men's singles final can be seen tomorrow at
5.45am on BBC ...............................
Comedy drama starring
Don DeFore , Gale Storm
A young girl finds a bunch of amiable squatters in herfather's mansion.
Director Roy Del Ruth (1947) B/W ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 41-48
10.00 Marvi Final episode of afive-part drama, set in modern-day Pakistan, about a girl from a poor rural community who struggles to fulfil herfather's dreams. In
Urdu with English subtitles. stereo .
10.50 Fashion File 95 A look at the autumn and winter collection from designer Rohit Bal. Presented by Anu Malhotra.
11.15 Network East - In Concert
Special Najma Akhtar , Britain's foremost Ghazal singer, introduces the Sabri
Brothers, a Qawwaii (Islamic devotional music) duo from Pakistan. Stereo.
Films under review include Only You, directed by Norman Jewison and starring Marisa Tomei and Robert DowneyJr. Plus a visit to Paris for a report from the set of Roman Polanski's Death and the Maiden.
Shown last Monday on BBC I
Crime drama starring
Spencer Tracy , Sylvia Sidney
Joe Wilson , travellingto meet his fiancee, is mistaken for a child kidnapper. Once in jail he is attacked by a mob. Escapingdeath, he determines to have revenge. With Walter Brennan.
Director Fritz Lang (1936) B/W Subtitled.. The Adventures of Robin Hood is tomorrow at 2.00pm * FILM REVIEWS pages 41-48
The first in a series on outstanding scientific achievements looks at the development of radar.
Next programme Monday at 2.45pm
Second in a series of six weekly reports looking at the past week's evidence to Lord Nolan's Committee investigating standards in public life. Presented by John Pienaar
Drama starring Frank Sinatra ,
Dean Martin , Shirley MacLaine
Fresh out of the army, one-time writer Dave Hirsh arrives back in his home town, where he meets a cardshark and two very different women.
Director Vincente Minnelli (1958) ........... ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 41-48
5.15TOTP 2 Highlights ofThursday's TOTP and archive clips from 1979, including DrFeelgood, Barry Manilow , Leif Garrett , and Ian Dury 's No. 1, Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick. Plus the Osmonds makingtheirTOTP debut in 1972 with Crazy Horses.
Producer RicBlaxill Stereo ...............
6.00 Late Again Highlights from last week's editions of The Late Show. With
Tracey MacLeod ,
6.45 What the Papers Say With The
Guardian's Angella Johnson
With Moira Stuart. subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft
In the second programme in this new foreign affairs magazine series presenter Gavin Esler in Washington DC reflects on the poverty and deprivation to be found in the US capital. Plus a report from Rwanda by Lindsey Hilsum , returning to Kigali after reporting on the massacres last year to search for herdriver and otherfriends who are missing, believed killed.
Brian Hanrahan in Singapore reports on a crackdown on car-owners.
Editor Keith Bowers
Fourth of five films for Cinema Century. Tales from the City
Monty Python animator and film-maker Terry Gilliam reveals the earliest moments of the movies, from
1895 when audiences first saw moving pictures projected onto a screen.
This week, he looks at how the modern city was a natural subject for early films, being home to the first regular film shows and the settingforthe earliest gangster movies. With Allan Corduner , PeterEyre, Bryan Pringle , Paul Rhys (who can also be seen in Ghosts at
9.15pm on BBC 1), Fiona Shaw and Malcolm Sinclair.
Written by Ian Christie ; Director
Richard CursonSmith BOOKLET: for an illustrated booklet based on this series send a cheque for £6. 95, payable to BBC Education, to: [address removed]
Fourth in afive-part series of sketches, monologues, Lewis Smith 's hoax phone calls and hospital drama.
Written by Victor Lewis Smith and Paul Sparks
Producer Richard Curson Smith
The third of a four-part comic drama set in 70s Britain.
Karim becomes an actor, while
Charlie's career as a punk rock star brings him to national attention. Karim falls in love with the glamorous Eleanor, unaware that her life is more complicated than it appears. When theatre director Matthew Pyke takes an interest in both of them, after-dinner entertainingtakesadisturbingturn.
Screenplay Hanif Kureishi , Roger Michell ; Producer Kevin Loader : DirectorRoger Michell
JohnBoorman's examination of the clash of two cultures, starring
Powers Boothe , Charley Boorman
The son of an American engineer is kidnapped in the Amazon rainforest by a tribe known as the "invisible people". His father searches forhimforten years, eventually finding a very changed youngman.
(1985) * FILM REVIEWS pages 41-48
An intimate portrait of guitar hero Eric Clapton in rehearsal fora world tourto support his blues album From the Cradle.
See today's choices,
Classic science-fiction fantasy, starring
Grant Williams , Randy Stuart
Scott Carey and his wife are out on a boat when he is momentarily enveloped in a strange mist. Six months later Carey begins to shrink.
Director Jack Arnold (1957)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 41-48