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6.00 Curiouserand Curiouser: the Symmetry of Nature 6241981 6.25
Designingfor People 6237788 6.50 The Film: Joyride 7215368 7.15
Fontainebleau: the Changing Image of Kingship 7515875 7.40 DNA: the Spice of Life 9364504 8.05 Photosynthesis:
HarvestingtheSun 2478726 8.30 Arts: Victorian Melodrama 9691252 8.55
Britain and the Global Economy
9.45 Giotto: the Arena Chapel 2403252 10.35 Education and Society:
Young Turks in Germany 1155829 11.00 Modelling in the LongTerm
6807829 11.25 Bajourou: Music of Mali 5782417 11. 50 Summer School: Time for

: Watch Out

What's going on in the world of wildlife.
Simon King shares the in-flight secrets of the hummingbird hawkmoth, reveals how to get really close to a grasshopper and wallows in the glory of National Bog Week. Shown last Wednesday


Unknown: Simon King

: The Sky at Night

Comet Crash Update. Dr Steven Miller summarises the results of the collision of the Shoemaker-Levy comet with the planet Jupiter in July 1994. Presented by Patrick Moore.
Shown last Sunday


Unknown: Dr Steven Miller
Presented By: Patrick Moore.

: What the Magazines Say

DJ and Radio Times columnist John Peel reviews the music magazines....


Unknown: John Peel

: Kid Galahad

Boxing drama starring
Edward G Robinson
Bette Davis , Humphrey Bogart
Boxing promoter Nick Donati accidentally discovers a potential high-class heavyweight and sets about converting him into a title contender. But when Donati's new boxer is pitted against Turkey Morgan's starfighter, he becomes the victim of a double-cross.
Nick Donati EDWARDG ROBINSON, Louise "Fluff"
Phillips BETTE DAVIS , Turkey Morgan HUMPHREY BOGART, "Kid GalahadTWardGuisenberry WAYNE MORRIS, Marie Donati JANE BRYAN, Silver Jackson HARRY CAREY. Chuck McGraw WILLIAM HAADE
Director Michael Curtiz (1937) B/W..... * FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50


Unknown: Edward G Robinson
Unknown: Bette Davis
Unknown: Nick Donati
Unknown: Phillips Bette Davis
Unknown: Galahadtwardguisenberry Wayne
Unknown: Silver Jackson
Unknown: Harry Carey.
Director: Michael Curtiz

: Wartime Weddings

Reginald and Olive Tuffrey recall havingto borrow food coupons to provide the spread fortheir reception.............

: Hostile Witness

Courtroom drama starring
Ray Milland. Sylvia Syms
When his daughter is killed by a hit-and-run driver, barristerbimon
Crawford swears vengeance on the man responsible. Instead, he finds himself in the dock, accused of murder.
Simon Crawford. QC RAY MILLAND , Sheila Larkin SYLVIA SYMS, Mr Justice Osborne FELIX AYLMER. John Naylor RAYMOND HUNTLEY , Major Hugh Maitland GEOFFREY LUMSDEN, Charles Milburn NORMAN BARRS, Sir Matthew Gregory PERCY MARMONT,
Lady Gregory DULCIE BOWMAN , Hamish Gillespie EWAN ROBERTS. Inspector Elsy RICHARD HURNDALL ,
DrWimbome RONALD LEIGH-HUNT , Joanna Crawford SANDRA FEHR Director Ray Milland (1968) * FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50


Unknown: Ray Milland.
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Simon Crawford.
Unknown: Ray Milland
Unknown: Sheila Larkin Sylvia
Unknown: John Naylor
Unknown: Raymond Huntley
Unknown: Major Hugh Maitland Geoffrey
Unknown: Lady Gregory Dulcie Bowman
Unknown: Elsy Richard Hurndall
Unknown: Drwimbome Ronald Leigh-Hunt
Director: Ray Milland

: Cricket: Fourth Test

Tony Lewis introduces further live coverage of England v West Indies on the third day of play at Old Trafford.
TV presentation Keith Mackenzie. Alan Griffiths


Introduces: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Keith MacKenzie.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths

: News and Sport

Presented by Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Presented By: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Seles v Navratilova Challenge

Live coverage from Atlantic
City of an exhibition match between formerworld number one Monica Seles and Martina Navratilova , in Seles's comeback appearance after a stabbing injury. The Yugoslav-born player has won two US Open titles, three French Opens, three Australian Opens and 24 other tournaments. Commentary by John Barrett and Andrea Jaeger. Introduced by Sue Barker. See today's choices.
Producer Chris Lewis Stereo............
* See This Week: page 9


Unknown: Monica Seles
Unknown: Martina Navratilova
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Andrea Jaeger.
Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Producer: Chris Lewis

: Rock Family Trees

The British R 'n' B Boom
' In the early sixties, young people in Britain bored with the blandness of home-grown pop started listening to American blues.
They absorbed it, made it their own and in the process created a new type of rock music.
This week's programme charts the careers of groups as diverse as Manfred Mann and Cream as they turned black music into white rock.
See today's choices.
Director David Jeffcock ; Series producer
Francis Hanly
See This Week: page 11


Unknown: Manfred Mann
Director: David Jeffcock
Producer: Francis Hanly

: The Saturday Night Armistice

Topical entertainment show starring Armando lannucci
Together with co-presenters Peter Baynham and David Schneider, lannucci takes an idiosyncratic slant on the week's main news events.


Comedian: Armando Iannucci
Comedian: Peter Baynham
Comedian: David Schneider
Director: Dominic Brigstocke
Director: Steve Bendelack
Director: Andy de Emmony
Producer: Sarah Smith

: Seinfeld: The Limo

Continuing the Emmy award-winning American comedy series about the lives, loves and friends of a stand-up comedian, starring Jerry Seinfeld.

Stranded at the airport, George and Jerry adopt false identities to get a free limousine ride home. The prank misfires, and Jerry discovers to his horror that the man he is impersonating is really a neo-Nazi on his way to a political meeting.


Jerry: Jerry Seinfeld
George: Jason Alexander
Kramer: Michael Richards
Elaine: Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Tim: Peter Krause
Eva: Suzanne Snyder

: African Summer: African Political Broadcast

This ten-part series gives African political figures a rare opportunity to address the British public on a key issue facing their continent. The first programme features the former President of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda, who at the age of 71 has decided to make a political comeback. He explains his belief that there are some circumstances in which Africans are forced to resort to the bullet rather than rely on the ballot.

(Next programme tomorrow at 7.35pm)


Speaker: Kenneth Kaunda
Director: John Akomfrah
Producer: Moise Shewa

: African Sanctus Revisited

The television adaptation of composer and explorer David Fanshawe's choral work, African Sanctus, which incorporated traditional African music into a setting of the Latin Mass, was first broadcast 20 years ago and was hailed as a triumph. Now African Sanctus Revisited traces his many journeys along the Nile making recordings for the piece.
Segments of the earlier film have been adapted for the nineties and, inspired by the tragedy of Rwanda, Fanshawe has expanded his original work to include an entirely new movement called Dona Nobis Pacem, A Hymn for World Peace, sung by Wilhelmenia Fernandez. The music is performed by the 200-strong Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and choristers from St George 's Chapel, Windsor, with the African Sanctus Ensemble conducted by Neville Creed . Director Herbert Chappell ; Producer Robin Lough


Unknown: David Fanshawe
Unknown: Dona Nobis Pacem
Sung By: Wilhelmenia Fernandez.
Unknown: St George
Conducted By: Neville Creed
Director: Herbert Chappell
Producer: Robin Lough

: Le Cri du Coeur

Beginning a short season of films by prize-winning director
Idrissa Ouedraogo is this drama starring Richard Bohringer
Ibrahim Sow , an African immigrant in Paris, has done so well that he can bring his wife and young son Moctarto join him in France. At first impressed by the big city, the boy is troubled by visions of a hyena laying in wait for him. The only person to take his fears seriously is another outsider, Paulo. in French with English subtitles.
(1994) * FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50


Director: Idrissa Ouedraogo
Unknown: Richard Bohringer
Unknown: Ibrahim Sow
Paulo: Richard Bohringer
Moctar: Said Diarra
Saffi:: Felicite Wouassi
Ibrahim Sow: Alex Descas
Deborah: Clementine Celarie
Paul Guerin: Jean-Yves Gautier
Mamadou: Cheik Doukoure
Adama: Adama Ouedraogo
Fatou: Ginette Fabet
Le Grandpère: Adam Kouyate

: Cricket: Fourth Test

Highlights from Old Trafford of the third day's play between England and the West Indies. Introduced by Richie Benaud.


Introduced By: Richie Benaud.

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