5.30 IRSF - the Merger Inquiry
5.45-6.00 TUTV - Trade Union
6.20 The Changing Face of Poverty
7561542 6.45 Questions of Sovereignty 8112542 7.35 Population Transition in Italy
Musical, part of a short season of films showing as a tribute to Ginger Rogers who died last month.
Also starring Fred Astaire.
Lawyer Stephen Arden is worried because his fiancee Amanda Cooper keeps postponing their wedding day. So he arranges for her to see a psychiatrist.
(Ginger Rogers also stars in "Swing Time" at 12.45pm)
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Wardrama introduced by film director Alex Cox.
A German pastor stands up against me tactics ottne Nazis ana is imprisoned in a concentration camp. But he escapes to give one last sermon.
The British censortried to stop this anti-Nazi movie being made while Chamberlain negotiated with Hitler. Once war broke out, the script was viewed differently.
Director Roy Boulting (1940) B/W # FILM REVIEWS pages 48-58
Followed by Talking X's
Kate Hardie on Saturday Night Fever.
Pastor Frederick Hall:
General von Grotjahn:
Werner von Grotjahn:
Coverage of the PGA Championship at
Wentworth, Surrey, comes from the West Course as contenders prepare forthe final round. With Steve Rider.
Another chance to see highlights of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix from Monte Carlo. Commentary by Murray Walker , Jonathan Palmer and Tony Jardine.
Shown yesterday at 1 1.30pm on BBC1
Musical, continuing the short season of films showing as a tribute to the late Ginger Rogers
Also starring Fred Astaire
When" Lucky" Garnett is late for his wedding, the bride'sfatherforbidsthe marriage until the groom makes hisfortune.
Director George Stevens (1936)
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John Lucky Garnett:
Penelope Penny Carrol:
Further action from the closingstages of the PGA Championship at Wentworth.
Commentary by Peter Alliss , Alex Hay , Dave Marrand Mike Hughesdon.
The Passing of the Buck
A rare glimpse of the most graceful of antelopes, the blackbuck, which once roamed India in thousands until Moghul Emperors coursed them with cheetahs, British sportsmen shot them fortheir horns and expanding human populations overran their grazing lands. Narrated by David Attenborough.
Producer Pelham Aldrich Blake
The recently-restored version of the epic historical adventure, starring Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren
In the 11th century, Spain is a country divided between small Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds.
From the confusion of warring factions, there emerges an intrepid knight whose exploits earn him the name El Cid.
Showing in widescreen format. (1961)
La Ronde is on Friday at 12.50am
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Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar/El Cid:
The final night of a weekend of films and programmes looking at aspects of censorship, controversy and taste.
8.30 Children of the Video
Most children aged between 8 and 11 have watched videos with 15 and 18 certificates, and the films have become part of their social lives, status and fantasies. This programme offers an insight into their viewing. See today's choices.
Producer Julia Harrington
See Polly Toynbee: page 16
Followed by Talking X's
Actor Saskia Reeves on Don't Look Now.
9.00 Empire of the Censors
The second of a two-part documentary about the history of British film censorship looks at the films that have faced problems since the 1970s, a decade in which there were storms over A Clockwork Orange, Last Tango in Paris and The Exorcist.
Film-makers including Bernardo Bertolucci , Oliver Stone and Steve Woolley talk about their battles with the censors over sex and violence.
Plus an examination of the video-nasty panic of the mid-eighties, which brought statutory censorship to Britain for the first time, and a look to the future in the age of the Internet. Presented by Richard E Grant.
Helen Chadwick on Zorba the Greek.
10.00 Doing Rude Things
Angus Deayton introduces a light-hearted look at the stars and the impresarios of the soft porn sex films that have been made in Britain.
See today's choices.
Director Kristiene Clarke
Producer Mark Forstater
Followed by TalkingX's
John Peel on House of Wax.
10.50 Film premiere: The Devils James Ferman, chairman of the British Board of Film Classification, introduces the first network television showing of Ken Russell's controversial study of politics, religion and sexuality in 17th-century France. Starring
Oliver Reed, Vanessa Redgrave.
In the walled town of Loudun, Father Grandierfalls in love with, and illicitly marries, Madeleine - much to the fury of Sister Jeanne, who accuses him of sorcery. Showing in widescreen format. (1971)
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See Barry Norman : page 46
12.40-2.15am The Silence
Alex Cox introduces Ingmar Bergman's drama starring Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom This sexually frank film was reluctantly cut by the censor, who was loath to tamper with the work of one of the world's greatest film-makers. In a north European hotel, a dying lesbian is sexually attracted to her promiscuous younger sister. In Swedish with English subtitles. (1963)
Father Urbain Grandier:
Baron de Laubardemont:
The seven dwarfs: