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
With Signing. Subtitled ..................
Drama series. (Rpt) (Subtitled)
Cartoon about an inventor and his robots.
Documentary about the Vietminh siege of French positions in the town of Dien Bien
Phu in 1954.
Each year, hundreds of harp seal pups are born on pack ice. Within days they must learn to survive on their own.
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
Daily cartoon adventures. Stereo.
With signing and subtitles.
Shown Sunday, 9. 15am on BBC 1 Stereo .
Admiral Denver orders Stingray to investigate the Loch Ness monster.
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
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.
Regional News and Weather
Previous winners battle it out in the nostalgia quiz show.
Discussion series, with Esther Rantzen. Today: should women be taught ways of defending themselves? Stereo
Catch a Mate Book Experiment. Using hidden cameras, the programme tries out the advice given by "dating" books.
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.
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
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
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 ................
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?
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.
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
Holly and Alex
Topical news analysis, featuring interviews with leading figures and debate on the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kirsty Wark.
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.
12.00 Modern Art: Jackson Pollock
Art historian TJ Clark and art critic
Michael Fried debate the meaning of Pollock'swork.....