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: Open University

6.20 Maths: Modelling Drug Therapy 2056087 6.45 Damn's Story subtnied
7715071 7.10 Computers: Data about Data 2843071 7.35 Mantegna: the Triumphs of Caesar

: Breakfast News

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

: Children's BBC: The New Adventures of Black Beauty

Drama series. (Rpt) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: The Bots Master

Cartoon about an inventor and his robots.

: The Battle for Dien Bien Phu

Documentary about the Vietminh siege of French positions in the town of Dien Bien
Phu in 1954.


Unknown: Dien Bien

: Ice Puppy

Each year, hundreds of harp seal pups are born on pack ice. Within days they must learn to survive on their own.


: Copacabana

Musical comedy starring
Groucho Marx , Carmen Miranda
Lionel and Carmen are a show business team in search of work. But when Lionel tries to market Carmen as both a Brazilian bombshell and Mademoiselle Fifi , complications ensue.
Director Alfred E Green (1947) B/W.......... * FILM REVIEWS pages 37-42


Unknown: Groucho Marx
Unknown: Carmen Miranda
Unknown: Mademoiselle Fifi

: Star Trek Animation

Daily cartoon adventures. Stereo.

: See Hear

With signing and subtitles.
Shown Sunday, 9. 15am on BBC 1 Stereo .

: Children's BBC: Stingray: The Loch Ness Monster

Admiral Denver orders Stingray to investigate the Loch Ness monster.

: Look for the Silver Lining

Musical starring
June Haver , Ray Bolger
Film biography tracing the remarkable career of the musical- comedy star Marilyn Miller , from her early days in vaudeville to the glittering heights. Director David Butler (1949) * FILM REVIEWS pages 37-42


Unknown: June Haver
Unknown: Ray Bolger
Unknown: Marilyn Miller
Director: David Butler

: News, Regional News and Weather; followed by: Forgotten Force

Between 1946 and 1952, members of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force were assigned to Hiroshima. Many are now dying of cancers which they believe were caused by exposure to atomic radiation.

: NeWS

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day - Champions League

Previous winners battle it out in the nostalgia quiz show.

: Esther

Discussion series, with Esther Rantzen. Today: should women be taught ways of defending themselves? Stereo

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Catch a Mate Book Experiment. Using hidden cameras, the programme tries out the advice given by "dating" books.

: Treasures of the Trust

One of four films which explore some of the National Trust's treasures.
The spectacular rocky island of St Michael's Mount in Cornwall has long been an object of fascination, as has the stunning landscape at
Stourhead in Wiltshire, one of the most famous gardens in Britain. Narrated by Robert Hardy.


Unknown: Robert Hardy.

: For the Love of It

A Puppeteer's Story. As a young boy, Bryan Clarke was enthralled by the Punch and Judy man he watched on Lowestoft beach. Now he has realised a lifelong ambition - to be a Punch and Judy man at the same beach


Unknown: Bryan Clarke

: Four Eyes and Six-Guns

Comedy western, the first of two films this evening starring Judge Reinhold

Ernest Albright is a callow, romantic optician from New York. He is in love with his profession, with Lucy, and with his notion of the Wild West. After a row with his boss, he heads off to Tombstone and comes to the aid of the famed lawman Wyatt Earp, whose eyesight is beginning to fail.
Judge Reinhold also stars in Baby on Board, being shown later this evening at 9.00pm.
Film Reviews pages 37-42


Director: Piers Haggard
Ernest Albright: Judge Reinhold
Wyatt Earp: Fred Ward
Lucy Laughton: Patricia Clarkson
Mayor Thornbush: M. Emmet Walsh
Charlie Winniger: John Schuck
Lester Doom: Dan Hedaya

: Big Science

The last in the science magazine series focuses on meteorites. Commonplace and usually minute, meteorites can also be huge, such as the one thought to have caused the end of the dinosaurs.
The likelihood of an Earth-threatening "doomsday rock" is very slim. But a group of scientists in America argues that the Star Wars technology of the eighties should be used to destroy threateningasteroids. Good sense, or just a pretext to keep the nuclear arms industry alive?
Also tonight, is nature robust or fragile? Are we its managers or custodians, or are we simply at its mercy? David Malone explores the way in which such questions are becoming the subject of a new science that may shape the future. Last in the series.
Series producer David Paterson ; Executive producer AlexGraham Stereo Subtitled ................


Unknown: David Malone
Producer: David Paterson

: Public Eye: Playing Safe

How to keep children occupied during the long summer holidays used to be the most difficult problem experienced by parents. Now it us how to keep them safe. New research shows that children are increasingly becoming prisoners in their own homes and are not being allowed to roam free. Mark Whitaker asks, are Britain's children being damaged by overprotection?


Reporter/Editor: Mark Whitaker
Producer: Toby Sculthorp

: Lisa Clayton Alone around the World

Earlier this summer, British yachtswoman Lisa Clayton completed a record-breaking solo circumnavigation in her boat the Spirit of Birmingham. She documented her journey using on-board video cameras. This is the story of her remarkable and exciting nine-month journey around the world. See today's choices.


Unknown: Lisa Clayton
Producer: Richard Uridge
Producer: Ewan Keil

: Baby on Board

Romantic comedy, the second of this evening's films starring Judge Reinhold
Also starring Carol Kane

Mafia widow Maria, seeking revenge, loses her nerve while pointing a gun at her intended target. But the gun goes off accidentally, leaving Maria and her toddler Angelica on the run from the Mob. Their only chance of safety is to leap into the taxi of the peace-loving and fastidious Ernie.
Film Reviews pages 37-42

Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Director: Francis A Schaeffer
Ernie: Judge Reinhold
Maria: Carol Kane
Carmine: Geza Kovacs
Angelica: Holly and Alex Stapley
Lorenzo: Conrad Bergschneider
Vincenzo: Lou Pitoscias
Frankie: Jason Bucker

: Newsnight

Topical news analysis, featuring interviews with leading figures and debate on the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kirsty Wark.


Presented By: Kirsty Wark.

: Edinburgh Nights

Tonight's highlights include the Tap Dogs performing high energy routines, and the world premiere of Reader, a play by Chilean playwright Ariel Dorfmann, whose previous work Death and the Maiden was recently made into a film starring Ben Kingsley and Sigourney Weaver.

: Weatherview

: Open University

12.00 Modern Art: Jackson Pollock
Art historian TJ Clark and art critic
Michael Fried debate the meaning of Pollock'swork.....


Unknown: Tj Clark
Unknown: Michael Fried

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