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: BBC Select

5.45 TUTV - Trade Union Television
News, views and features for trade union members.......................

: Open University

6.20 Learningabout Leadership
6.45 Britain and the Global Economy: Regions Apart? 7762587 7.35 Young Turks in Germany: Education for What?

: Breakfast News

With Signing. Subtitled ..................

: Children's BBC: Patrik Pacard

Espionage drama.

: Both Sides of the Wire

The story of German and Austrian refugees, madeprisonersofwarin 1940.

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News from 1955. b/w

: Camp Wilder: Boy Loses Girl

Brody gets a job as a courier, but loses a customer on his first day. (Stereo)

: The Feminine Touch

Comedy starring Rosalind Russell, Don Ameche
Author of a book on jealousy, John Hathaway scorns his wife's attempts to provoke such a primitive emotion.
(1941) B/W *
FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50


Director: W.S. van Dyke II
Julie Hathaway: Rosalind Russell
John Hathaway: Don Ameche
Nellie Woods: Kay Francis
Elliott Morgan: Van Heflin
Capt Makepeace Liveright: Donald Meek

: Flamenco at 5:15

A flamenco expert puts Canadian ballet students through their paces....

: Children's BBC: Stingray

Puppet adventure. A marine oil rig collapses. (Rpt)

: Preserving for the Taste of It

How the Chinese make herbal medicines and use mushrooms and seaweed...

: Meet Me Tonight

Three vignettes by Noel Coward , in which he dissects the frailties and deceits of human relations.
Red Peppers: about a bickering music-hall team.
StarringTed Ray and Kay Walsh
Fumed Oak: in which a put-upon man decides to escape his family. Starring Stanley Holloway and Betty Ann Davies
Ways and Means: in which a couple try to gamble their way out of trouble on the Riviera.
Starring Nigel Patrick and Valerie Hobson Director Anthony Pelissier (1952).... * FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50


Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: Starringted Ray
Unknown: Kay Walsh
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Unknown: Nigel Patrick
Unknown: Valerie Hobson
Director: Anthony Pelissier

: News

Regional News; Weather Followed by The Whooper Swan
Film about this once-threatened bird.

: World Athletics Championships

Live coverage from
Gothenburg, including at 4.05 the women's 100 metre semi-final and at 4.20 the men's triple jump final, in which Stuttgart bronze medallist Jonathan Edwards is competing. The women's 10 kilometre walk is at 4.25, followed by the men's 400 metre semi-final at 4.40, with Britain's Roger Black runningfor a place in tomorrow's final. The women's 10 kilometre walk is due to finish at
5.05 andthe women's 100metrefinal is at 6.25, when all eyes will be on the popular Jamaican sprinter Merlene Ottey. Finally, at 7.15, the women's 1500 metre semi-finals. Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
See today's choices.


Unknown: Jonathan Edwards
Unknown: Roger Black
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.

: Four Towns and a Circus

This documentary reveals the unromantic side of circus life, following Chipperfield's Circus during its touring season. As the largest animal circus in Britain, Chipperfield's is no strangerto controversy. But it is tensions within the circus that have made it a difficult year. Will the Christmas show planned for Wembley produce a happy ending to the season? Producer Steve Wilkinson


Producer: Steve Wilkinson


The second of a three-part journey to the birthplace of humanity and a natural wonder of the world - the Great Rift Valley of Africa. Out of the Ashes
The Serengeti plains, unsurpassed in theirgrandeurand beauty, were formed from clouds of ash drifting over the Rift Valley. Herds of gazelle, zebra and wildebeest run the gauntlet of wild dogs, cheetahs and lions, creatingthe greatest wildlife spectacle on earth. Here, too, the Masai people come to graze their cattle.
Rain, which brings life to the plains, collects in the Rift Valley to form lakes. Some are shallow, others so deep they become oceans in miniature with unique coral reef-like communities. A few lakes have been enriched with volcanic minerals to form crusts of burning soda and a home for flamingoes, which thrive in their millions in this most inhospitable landscape. Narrated by Andrew Sachs. Producers Keith Scholey and Adrian Warren


Unknown: Andrew Sachs.
Producers: Keith Scholey
Producers: Adrian Warren

: Top Gear Take Two

Featuring the AC Cobra, which, according to Quentin Willson was "the meanest, baddest, rudest, most evil sports carever".
Director Samantha Bottrill
Revisedrpt Stereo ..........................


Unknown: Quentin Willson
Director: Samantha Bottrill

: The Outer Limits

The Quality of Mercy. Duringthe intergalactic wars, Major John Stokes is taken prisoner by aliens and thrown into a cell. There he finds a young woman, the victim of continuing brutal experiments to cross-breed human and alien stock. She has given up hope. but Stokes is determined to escape. Stereo


Unknown: Major John Stokes
Stokes: Robert Patrick
Bree: Nicole Deboer

: Shopping

A five-part series which tells the story of shoppingfrom both sides of the counter. 4: The Department Store. From the Bon Marchein Paris to New York's
Macy's, this programme looks at the heyday of the department store and at how it aimed to entice female shoppers.
Fantastic window displays offered cheap entertainment and, at the turn of the century, the department store became one of the few places where women could socialise in public without being accompanied by men. But there was a downside to this new-found independence. Female shop assistants often had to abide by a strict code of discipline in orderto present an image of respectability to the customer. Director Renee Knight ; Executive producer
ClarePaterson Stereo Subtitled .........


Director: Renee Knight

: African Political Broadcast

Zulu leader and South African Home
Affairs Minister, Chief Mangosouthu Buthelezi , discusses whether armed struggle or violence can be justified in orderto achieve political goals.
Director John Akomfrah ; Producer Moise Shewa
The final African Political Broadcast is on Thursday at 10.20pm Stereo...........................


Unknown: Mangosouthu Buthelezi
Director: John Akomfrah
Producer: Moise Shewa

: Newsnight

Presented by Sue Cameron.


Presented By: Sue Cameron.

: Broken Glass

The third in the Wales Playhouse series of short plays.

Roger is dying. Then, out of the blue, he has a visit from Gareth, an estranged friend. But has he come to make peace, or to use Roger's wife Nerys in a terrible bid for revenge? It is up to Roger's teenage son to find out.

(First shown on BBC Wales)


Writer: Peter Lloyd
Producer: Adrian Mourby
Director: Giancarlo Gemin
Roger: Albie Woodington
Gareth: Karl Johnson
Sion: Richard Harrington
Nerys: Melanie Walters
Lee: Darren Lawrence

: Animation Now

Contemporary animation..........

: Weatherview

: Open University

12.00 Outside In Three women artists talk about their life and work in modern

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