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: Tennis

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 ...............................


Commentary By: John Barrett.
Unknown: Chris Bailey.

: It Happened on Fifth Avenue

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


Unknown: Don Defore
Director: Roy Del Ruth

: Asia 2

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.


Designer: Rohit Bal.
Presented By: Anu Malhotra.
Unknown: Najma Akhtar

: Film 95 with Barry Norman

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


Directed By: Norman Jewison
Unknown: Marisa Tomei
Unknown: Robert Downeyjr.

: Fury

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


Unknown: Spencer Tracy
Unknown: Sylvia Sidney
Unknown: Joe Wilson
Unknown: Walter Brennan.
Director: Fritz Lang
Unknown: Robin Hood

: Milestones in Science and Engineering

The first in a series on outstanding scientific achievements looks at the development of radar.
Next programme Monday at 2.45pm

: The Nolan Hearings

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


Presented By: John Pienaar

: Some Came Running

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


Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Dean Martin
Unknown: Shirley MacLaine
Unknown: Dave Hirsh
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Dave Hirsh: Frank Sinatra
Bama Dillert: Dean Martin
Ginny Moorhead: Shirley MacLaine
Frank Hirsh: Arthur Kennedy
Gwen French: Martha Hyer
Edith Barclay: Nancy Gates

: Saturday Week

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


Unknown: Barry Manilow
Unknown: Leif Garrett
Unknown: Ian Dury
Unknown: Tracey MacLeod
Unknown: Angella Johnson

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart. subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Correspondent

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


Presenter: Gavin Esler
Unknown: Lindsey Hilsum
Unknown: Brian Hanrahan
Editor: Keith Bowers

: The Last Machine

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]


Unknown: Terry Gilliam
Unknown: Allan Corduner
Unknown: Bryan Pringle
Unknown: Paul Rhys
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: Malcolm Sinclair.
Written By: Ian Christie
Director: Richard Cursonsmith

: Inside Victor Lewis Smith

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


Unknown: Lewis Smith
Written By: Victor Lewis Smith
Written By: Paul Sparks
Producer: Richard Curson Smith

: The Buddha of Suburbia

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


Director: Matthew Pyke
Unknown: Hanif Kureishi
Unknown: Roger Michell
Producer: Kevin Loader
Director: Roger Michell
Haroon Amir: Roshan Seth
Karim Amir: Naveen Andrews
Eva Kay: Susan Fleetwood
Charlie Kay: Steven MacKintosh
Changez: Harish Patel
Matthew Pyke: Donald Sumpter
Shadwell: David Bamber
Eleanor: Jemma Redgrave
Margaret Amir: Brenda Blethyn
Uncle Ted: John McEnery
Auntie Jean: Janet Dale
Jamila: Nisha Nayar
Anwar: Badi Uzzaman
Jeeta: Surendra Kochar
Allie Amir: Assam Mamodeally
Terry: Jason Watkins
Jane: Cathy White
Shona: Shona Morris
Frank: Max Gold
Boyd: Keith Osborn
Marlene Pyke: Sarah Neville
Carol: Henrietta Bess
Tracey: Maureen Hibbert
Richard: William Chubb
John: Kim Fenton
Louise: Dariel Pertwee

: The Emerald Forest

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


Unknown: Powers Boothe
Unknown: Charley Boorman
Bill Markham: Powers Boothe
Tomme: Charley Boorman
Jean Markham: Meg Foster
Heather: Estee Chandler
Kachiri: Dirapaes
Young Tommy: William Rodriquez
Uwe Werner: Eduardo Conde
Wanadi: Rui Polonah
Uluru: Maria Helena Velasco

: Eric Clapton - From the Cradle

An intimate portrait of guitar hero Eric Clapton in rehearsal fora world tourto support his blues album From the Cradle.
See today's choices,


Unknown: Eric Clapton

: The Incredible Shrinking Man

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


Unknown: Grant Williams
Unknown: Randy Stuart
Unknown: Scott Carey
Director: Jack Arnold
Scott Carey: Grant Williams
Louise Carey: Randy Stuart
Clarice: April Kent
Charlie Carey: Paul Langton

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