6.00 Space and Time: Through the Looking Glass 8974135 6.25 Organic Chemistry: Environmental Solutions? 8986970 6.50 Psychology in Action:
Personnel Selection 9274970 7.15The University of Salamanca 9329845 7.40
Organic Molecules in Action 5301932 8.05 Biology: Mammals in Water
8.30 The Great Exhibition: An Exercise in Industry 4793067 8.55 The Politics of Equal Opportunity 2635262 9.45 A
Portable Computer Industry
10.10 Evolution: How Do New Biological
Species Form? 8037951 10.35 Race and Education: Empires of the Mind
11.00 Learningfor All: the Write to Choose Subtitled 1347116 11.25Water
Is for Fighting Over
11.50 Open Mind: the Education Superhighway
Simon King on how to get house martins to nest underthe eaves of your house.
Shown last Wednesday
Beginning a double bill of films starring Deborah Kerr
An adaptation of Walter Greenwood 's pioneering novel about working class life in the Depression-hit north of England in the 1930s.
Sally, the daughter of a struggling miner, is being courted by two men. But she has her heart set on another - the poor but idealistic socialist Larry Meath.
Director John Baxter (1941) B/W * FILM REVIEWS pages 49-58 An Affair to Remember is at 3.00pm
To accompany the 1994 Three
Tenors concert, being shown at
4.50pm, this documentary goes backstage with Jose Carreras ,
Placido Domingo , Luciano Pavarotti and conductor Zubin Mehta. See today's choices.
Concluding the Deborah Kerr double bill, a romantic drama, also starring Cary Grant
A playboy and the girlfriend of a wealthy man fall in love on board a luxury liner.
They agree to meet in six months' time at the top of the Empire State Building if they still feel the same way about each other.
(1957) Subtitled * FILM REVIEWS pages 49-58
The spectacular concert held at the Los Angeles Dodgers stadium on the eve of last year's World Cup final, with Carreras, Domingo and Pavarotti performing popular songs and operatic arias. See today's choices.
Peter Bradshaw of the London Evening Standard reviews the press......
With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee
Amid the growing clamour in the United States forthe death penaltyto be more widely used, the relatives of those on death row are often ostracised by their communities. Bridget Kendall travels to Tennessee to discover how one mother has coped in the 17 years since her son was sentenced to death. Also, David Sells reports from Israel on how market forces are beginningto destroy the communal ethos of the kibbutz.
Editor Keith Bowers
Second in a five-part series in which
Christopher Frayling investigates the art and philosophy of the Middle Ages. The Fires of Faith. As medieval society, still haunted by the terrible spectre of the Apocalypse and the day of judgment, struggled to cope with the changes overtaking it, religious dissidents paid a terrible price fortheir non-conformism. Francis of Assisi's belief in a life of poverty led him into conflict with an often extravagant
Church, although he was eventually reconciled and established a monastic order underthe auspices of Rome. But other dissidents were not so lucky. The Pope, alarmed at signs of disorder, called for a crackdown against heretics in the south of France. What followed proved to be one of the most brutal episodes in French history.
Director Derek Towers ; Series producer Jim Burge
BBC BOOK: Christopher Frayling 's Strange
Landscape: a Journey through the Middle Ages is available price £ 18.99 from booksellers.
Director Michael Grigsby's portrait of a Britain largely forgotten in the 1990s - the entertainers in social clubs, and the people they entertain. See today's choices.
Fifth of six short films taking a satirical look at state powers. Starring Geoffrey Palmer
Prunella Scales , Alex Langdon Nanny Knows Best. Young Frank believes, like Candide, that all is forthe best in this best of all possible worlds. He thinks that of all the provisions to protect the interests of the citizen, none is wiserthan the Royal Prerogative, which gives the prime ministerthe right to ignore parliament. Frank should have known better.
The Status Quo is tomorrow at 7.05pm
Written and directed by Sean Hardie ; Producers Roger Graef , Margaret Tree
♦ See Polly Toynbee : page 14
The comedy news quiz, hosted by Angus Deayton , with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop and their guests, the Prime Minister's brother, Terry Major-Ball , and Tim Rice.
Shownyesterday Stereo ...................
Guests in this week's "in-the-round" music show include Paul Weller , founder memberof the Jam and godfather of the new wave of Britpop, performing songs from his new album Stanley Road with the help of Jools on piano and guest vocalist
Carleen Anderson. The fast-rising Oxford guitar pop band Supergrass showcase material from their debut album
I Should Coco and the crown prince of African pop, Senegalese singer Baaba Maal , and his 11 -piece band play songs from his latest album Firin' in Fouta. Plus restrained guitar based music from American band the Vulgar Boatmen; Chicago blues man Koko Taylor ; and a surprise guest appearance from a legendary singer who hasn't performed live in years.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper
Continuing the season of films celebrating 100 years of cinema. Musical comedy starring
Dean Martin , Kim Novak
When Dino, a pop singerwith his mind set firmly on the opposite sex, passes through the Nevada town of Climax, the local garage attendant sees an opportunity to interest the singer in his songs. His bait is the curvaceous hostess of the local bar.
Director Billy Wilder (1964)
FILM REVIEWS pages 49-58
NextBBC 100fllm: Viridiana. tomorrow at 12.20am
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