6.00 Understanding Space and Time: Mr Galileo Was Correct 7514302 6.25
From Micro to Mainframe 7533437 6.50
Systems: Traps - and How to Get out of Them 8900925 7.15 The York Mystery Plays 3352079 7.40 Motion -Newton's Laws 2743437 8.05 Biology Form and Function: Insects and the secrets of their success 7880079 8.30 History: Witting andUnwittingTestimony 8767383 8.55 Using Television: how TV publicised the Ethiopian famine of 1984-85 9.45 History: What Is Its Future?
10.10 The Chemistry of Creation
6865031 10.35 Jewish Americans: out of theMeltingPot 3103437 11.25
Imagining New Worlds: South-eastern Mexico 3237673 11.50 Biology:
Questions about Behaviour
Robert Morley , Felix Aylmer
Two officers in the reign of Queen
Anne accidently kill themselves and are doomed to haunt a mansion until a reigning monarch pays a visit.
Director Vernon Sewell (1947) B/W ........ * FILM REVIEWS pages 49-54
Fifth in a series of six weekly reports reviewingthe week's evidence given to Lord Nolan's committee investigating standards in public life. Presented by JohnPienaar. Stereo ....................
Classic crime drama, based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett and marking John Huston s debut as a director. Starring
Mary Astor , Peter Lorre Sydney Greenstreet
Wise-cracking, cynical private detective Sam Spade becomes involved in a dangerous quest for a priceless black statuette - and begins to take more than a professional interest in the mysterious brunette who hires him.
(1941) B/W Subtitled ..................... The Night of the Hunter is tomorrow at 11.00pm * FILM REVIEWS pages 49-54
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Captain Jacobi, the ship's officer:
The World Indoor Championships from the Guild Hall, Preston. Defending pairs champions Ian Schuback and Cameron Curtis are hopingto secure a quarter-final place, and in the singles title-holder Andy Thomson is likely to feature in the second-round action. Commentary by David Rhys Jones , Jimmy Davidson , Mai Hughes , David McGill and John Bell. With Dougie Donnelly.
5.05 TOTP 2 The best of Thursday's
Top of the Pops and pop nostalgia from 1978 with Tom Robinson , Kate Bush ,
Billy Joel and Abba's number one, Take a Chance on Me. Plus, makingtheir TOTP debut in 1964, the Supremes singing Baby Love.
Producer Ric Blaxill
The annual awards ceremony for special achievements in journalism, from
London's Savoy Hotel. Introduced by writer Russell Davies , with National Heritage Secretary Stephen Dorrell presenting the awards. Categories include best newspaper, editor and cartoonist. See today's choices.
Director Chris Malone ; Producer Gary Sait ..
First of a six-part series in which political gurus take part in a studio debate on their different ideasforthe future. Political commentator
Andrew Marr , who hosts the programme, and historian Tim Garton Ash conduct the openingdiscussion with billionaire speculator and philanthropist George Soros. Soros discusses his vision of an "open society" and exhorts the people of Europe to defend democratic values. He praisesthe progress made in eastern Europe and accuses western politicians of inertia in theface of the economic chaos he attributes to an unregulated free market.
Producer Helen Batten ; Executive producer
With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Chartton
Amid the growing debate on whether to ease sanctions against Iraq, Tim Llewellyn returns to Baghdad and meets members of the Iraqi middle class who say the West has betrayed them. The programme this week is presented by the BBC's Jerusalem correspondent, Alex Brodie , who reflects on events in Gaza as he approaches the end of his stint in Israel. And from the former Soviet republic of Kyrgystan, Alan Johnston reports on how the authorities are delving into ancient myths and legends to create a new heroic, unifyingfigure to replace the cult of Lenin.
Editor Keith Bowers
As a curtain-raiser to a new series of Bookmark starting next week, another showing for this 1994 Bafta award-winning film about Anne Rice, whose first novel was the bestselling Interview with the Vampire. See today's choices.
The Peter Sellers Story
Jack to Jacques. The second of a three-part film portrait of one of the world's great comic actors. See today's choices.
Director Peter Lydon ; Series editors Anthony Wall ,
NigelFinch Stereo Subtitled .......... Dr Strangelove is at 11.00pm
Afive-part production of the novel by Edith Wharton set in America and England in the 1870s.
2: Conquest. The Buccaneers begin theirassault on the English aristocracy. Shown last Sunday on BBC 1. For part 3 and cast see tomorrow at 9. Opm on BBC 1
The short season of films starring Peter Sellers and showing to complement the trio of Arena documentaries, continues with this satirical comedy. Also starring George C Scott Sterling Hayden
In the firm belief that his impotence is the result of a Soviet plot to poison the water supply ofthe "free world",
General Jack D Ripper dispatches a squadron of nuclear-armed B52sto bomb Moscow. It is the task of President Muffley, hidden deep in the Pentagon War Room, to sort out this little problem.
Group Captain Lionel Mandrake/President
Director Stanley Kubrick (1963)
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Continuing the selection of highlights from last year's two series of the programme. The Pretenders in their newest line-up, which includes founder Chrissie Hynde and original drummer
Martin Chambers , play songs from their album Last of the Independents. Plus chart-topping duo Erasure
(accompanied by a choir), world music from Benin's Angelique Kidjo , David McComb and the Red Ponies, a solo performance by Evan Dando of the Lemonheads, and former Modem Lover Jonathan Richman.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper