6.20 The Traditions and the Environment
9473817 7.10 Technology: the March of Aluminium 4691747 7.35 Materials:
Inspection by Torchlight
With Signing. Subtitled ..................
A series about people in Australia who have chosen unusual ways of life. Today, a rodeo preacher.
Pathe News from 1955. B/W
Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Breaking Glass: the Invisible Barrier 87230 9.30 Overthe Moon with Mr Boom
(ages 5-7) Directions -Jumping Beans 4956969 9.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7)
10.25 Lookand Read Special (ages 7-9) LRTV Gets Moving 2859056 10.45 Science Zone (ages 9-11) Forces-
Takingthe Plunge 6101476 11.05 Space Ark (ages 7-11) Forces
11.15 Le Club (ages 9-12) En Ville
8702560 11.30 English File (ages 14-17) Roll of Thunder (part two) 9292 12.00
TV6 (ages 16+) On the Road - the United States of Europe
Business and consumer news........
1.00 Great New Visionary Quest (ages
16+) Art and Design 46018 1.30 Q and A: secondary programme highlights
95676414 1.45 Come Outside (ages 4-5) A Rainy Day
A preview of the weekend's Open University programmes.
Shown last night Stereo ....................
Comic drama, starring
Marsha Mason , Harry Hamlin
There is more than social standingat stake when, with only a week's notice, a Park Avenue hostess must organise a swish dinner party. Beneath the guests' veneer of sophistication and money lurk tales of laughter and tears. With Charles Durningand Ellen Greene.
Director Ron Lagomarsino ( 1989) .............. * FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64
3.00 News and Weather subtnied (news) Regional news; Weather
Discussion, with Esther Rantzen.
Lateral-thinkingquiz. Tonight, pupils from Westminster School test their mental aptitude against a team of estate agents. With Alison Holloway.
The return of the gothic family from Mocking Bird Heights.
When laying a pipe beneath the Munster house, the crew uncover a hair-raising scene.
With Fred Gwynne , Yvonne de Carlo and Al Lewis.
(First shown on ITV)
Fantasy espionage series from the 60s. To Trap a Rat. Scotland Yard are baffled by the distribution of tainted drugs. With William Gaunt , Alexandra Bastedo and Stuart Damon.
First shown on ITV
The first of five views on animals.
The Campaigner. Businesswoman Viv Morgan has taken to the picket lines at Coventry airport, determined to stay until the live veal calf exports are ended. Producer Andrea Michell ; Series producer
Peter Lee Wright :
Tiff Needell looks at the revival in Sports GT racing by looking back to last year's Le Mans 24-hourrace, and reports on Derek Bell 's attempt to secure a record sixth win.
Tony Mason follows the second round of the British Rally Championship at the Kielder Forest in Northumberland.
And Jonathan Palmerreportsfrom
Donington on the start of a new series of the Rover Turbo Cup.
Series producer Ken Pollock ; Executive producer
When Men Refuse to Fight There are those who do not fit comfortably into Britain's collective Second World War memory.
As VE Day nears, this programme, made with some of the Second World
War's hard-line conscientious objectors, tells of theirexperiences during the war and argues not only that the warwas wrong, but that it was avoidable and should never have been allowed to happen.
Producer Gabe Solomon ; Executive producer
This week's edition has an oriental flavour. Geoff Hamilton has been growing some Chinese varieties of vegetable and is joined by popular Chinese cook Ken Horn to turn raw ingredients into a nutritious meal.
Bonsai also features, including one of the best examples of English elm, which has been lovingly tended for 25 years by a rock musician; and advice on how to keep slugs and snails off plants. Series producer Betty Talks; Executive producer
TonyLaryea Stereo Subtitled ............... # See Geoff Hamilton : page 36
Another chance to see the first series of the Scottish comedy.
Work. The unthinkable happens. Rab gets a job. With Gregor Fisher , Elaine C Smith , Tony Roper and Andrew Fairlie. Written by Ian Pattison Director/Producer
Colin Gilbert Rpt Subtitled ...................
Cheeses.First episode in a new series of the surreal show.
Vic and Bob discover a link between cottage cheese and voodoo. See today's choices. Producer John Birkin ; Executive producer
♦ See John Peel : page14
* The Odd Couple: page 28
Satirical news quiz. With team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop , and celebrity guests John Bird and John Fortune. Hosted by Angus Deayton.
Director John F D Northover; Producer Colin Swash
Followed by Victory Stills
David Baddiel and Frank Skinner present the comedy soccer show. Their guests tonight include writer Nick Hornby and comedian Jo Brand. Director Peter Orton ; Producer Andy Jacobs
Animated adult comic series.
About Face. Duckman falls in love with a woman he meets overthe phone. Featuring the voices of Jason Alexander , NancyTravis, Dweezil Zappa and Greg Berger.
Classic B-movie starring
John Dall , Peggy Cummins
After a spell in reform school, gun-obsessed Bart Tare returns home. At a carnival he meets the beautiful Annie Laurie , a trickshot artist. Their mutual passion seems a marriage made in heaven, but, struck by poverty, they turn to violent crime.
Director Joseph H Lewis (1949) B/W * FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64
Annie Laurie Starr: