6.15 Pure Maths: Symmetry Counts 7586529 6.40 Population Modelling:
Fishingfor Figures 8808513 7.05 Maths: the Binomial Theorem
7.30 Doctors and Patients: Brief
Encounter 2618797 7.55 Frederick the Great and Sans Souci
8.20 Siena Cathedral
More picture ideas. With Tony Hart.
Animation. Rpt .............................
Comedy and entertainment show. This week, Judge Jugulartackles Dave Benson Phillips from
Playdays and Get Your Own Back, and Paul Hendy catches out a victim in Hull.
More thrills and spills on the Outward Bound course.
With Lee MacDonald , Lee Sparke , Erkan Mustafa , Julie-Ann Steel, Michael Cronin , Lucinda Gane and Leo Dove.
Written by Jane Hollowood Rpt ..............
New series The first of a six-part drama series about a group of young hopefuls at the Markov School of Dance and Drama.
Shown last Wednesday on BBC 1
The return of the consumer programme that investigates issues of concern to children. This week Zoe Ball and the team conduct a survey on whether children think they should be allowed to play in the National Lottery WRITE IN: young viewers who have issues they would like raised on the programme can write to:
Short Change. PO Box 222. London W3 6WF.
Music news magazine.
Featuring the former Byker Grove rappers PJ and Duncan, plus EMF.
ShownlastFriday Stereo .....................
Family adventure series.
During a severe drought, Kathleen hires a new man in town, James Duncan, to help find the source of an underground spring. He turns out to have some sinister secrets.
When the platoon learns that the new cultural officer aims to stop them gambling, they take bets on how long he will last - until they discover that "he" is a blonde.
Political reviewforthe south east.
Presented by Michael Hastings.
REGIONAL PROGRAMME ...........................
The World IndoorChampionshipsfrom
Preston. Featuringaction from the second round of the singles and the first pairs quarter-final. Stereo ......................
The search for Britain's top amateurchoir continues with the first semi-final. Six adult choirs compete for three places in the final. With Howard Goodall.
Event sponsored by Sainsbury's
Highlights of yesterday's Five Nations championship fixtures. Last year's champions Wales, who were defeated in Paris, attempt to regain their momentum in Cardiff in a difficult game against England. And, at the Pare des Princes, France try to maintain their impressive recent record in a match against Scotland. With John Inverdale. EditorGerardLane Stereo ...............
Chimpanzees use tools, take medicines and play politics, baboons wheel and deal, and some monkeys can even play computer games. This programme looks at fresh discoveries which reveal that the behaviour of these animals is astonishingly close to our own. Narrated by Geraldine James.
See today's choices.
See This Week: page 8
Continuing the new seven-part series for independent travellers.
Magenta DeVine and Simon O'Brien begin their journey in Lisbon. Simon discovers that the EC's poorest capital is obsessed with soap operas, and also meets some surfing superstars.
Magenta visits a circus conjuring up a future for the city's street kids, and climbs into a cab with some rebel truckers. In the Algarve, they find not only the package-holiday hordes, but the hideaways of the Portuguese elite. Producer Liz Molyneux ; Series producer Clare Pizey
Internet, multi-media revolution, information superhighway - these terms are becoming the buzz words of both politicians and business leaders. But what do they mean? As ministers from the world's seven most powerful economies gather in Brussels to discuss the "information society", The Money Programme asks what this global communications network will be able to do, who will have access to it - and who will benefit. Reports by Nils Blythe. Presented by Francine Stock. Producer David Akerman ; Edit or Jane Ellison
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Robert Redford 's new film Quiz Show is based on the 1950s scandal when new
TV quiz games in the US were shown to be rigged. Tonight director Redford and the film's stars, Ralph Fiennes and John Turturro , discuss the characters portrayed in the film, and some of the original quiz contestants give theirown version of the way things were.
Robert Mitchum looks back 40 years to his key role playing a psycho preacher in The Night of the Hunter, showing tonight at 1 1.00pm. Plus a walk down London's Wardour Street in search of the vanishing British film industry. Presented by Howard Schuman. Series director Michael Martin ; Series editor
♦ Andrew Duncan Interviews
Robert Redford : page 16
A look at this week's events in the Los Angeles courtroom where American football star O J Simpson is on trial for the murder of hisformer wife Nicole and herfriend Ronald Goldman. Presented by British journalist Sue Ellicott. Series producer Janey Walker
Four-part series investigating whether or not the Soviet
Union posed a real threat to the West during the Cold War.
1: West. Forthe first time on television, Stalin's spies, commissars, soldiers and bureaucrats tell the story of how they tried to build Soviet power in Europe at the end of the Second World War. See today's choices. Series director/producer Daniel Wolf
Horrorstarring Robert Mitchum
Before he is arrested, Ben Harper tells his children where he has hidden a large sum of stolen money. They are soon terrorised by hisformercell-mate.
Director Charles Laughton (1955)
♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 49-54
Preacher Harry Powell:
Crime drama starring Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons.
Ambulanceman Frank Jessup is called when a wealthy woman is discovered gassed, and finds himself fascinated by her stepdaughter. He becomes the family chauffeur - only to be drawn into intrigue and murder.
Film Reviews pages 49-54