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: BBC Select

5.45 TUTV - Trade Union Television News, views and features from the workplace.

: Open University

6.20 The Changing Face of Poverty Why the consensus on the Welfare state - based on the Beveridge report of 1942 - ended in the seventies. 2825119 6.45
Interrogating the Past - Challenging the Present Is history what actually happened or what we make of it? A look at evidence from 5th-century Athens. 7657003 7.10 Immigration, Prejudice and Ethnicity An investigation into what the immigrants of the sixties and their families feel about life in the UK.

: Random Harvest

Classic love story starring Ronald Colman, Greer Garson

1918: escaping from the Melbridge County Asylum, a soldier suffering from amnesia finds his way into town. By chance he meets a woman who christens him "Smithy" and falls in love. Their life together is blissfully happy until the day that Smithy goes to Liverpool - and doesn't come back.
(1942) B/W
Film Reviews pages 43-50


Director: Mervyn Leroy
Charles Rainier: Ronald Colman
Paula: Greer Garson
Dr Jonathan Benet: Philip Dorn
Kitty: Susan Peters
Biffer: Reginald Owen
Dr Sims: Henry Travers
Prime Minister: Edmund Gwenn
Mrs Deventer: Margaret Wycherly
Harrison: Bramwell Fletcher
Chetwynd: Arthur Margetson

: Brilliant Gardens

Wisley. Today, RulaLenska looks at the decorative and practical gardens of internationally-renowned RHS Wisley
Garden in Surrey.

: Grand Prix

Highlights of the Belgian Grand Prixfrom Spa-Francorchamps . With commentary from Murray Walker , Jonathan Palmer andTonyJardine.
Shown yesterday at 8.50pm Stereo......................


Unknown: Prixfrom Spa-Francorchamps
Unknown: Murray Walker
Unknown: Jonathan Palmer

: Around the World in 80 Days

' Adventure, based on the classic Jules Verne novel.
Starring David Niven
Reform Club member Phileas Foge makes aL20,000 wager with his fellow clubmen that he can go round the world in 80 days. Accompanied by his servant Passepartout, Fogg begins his momentous voyage. Passepartout.................................... CANTINFLAS
Also featuring:
Director Michael Anderson (1956) ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50


Unknown: Jules Verne
Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Phileas Foge
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: Hermione Gingold
Unknown: Trevor Howard.
Unknown: Peter Lorre
Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: John Carradine
Unknown: Buster Keaton.
Director: Michael Anderson
Phileas Fogg: David Niven
Princess Aouda: Shirley MacLaine
Inspector Fix: Robert Newton

: Consuming Passions

Apricot chicken. In today's step-by-step guide to delicious, healthy eating, Ian Parmenter updates an ancient Belgian recipe - chicken with apricots in a tangy


Unknown: Ian Parmenter

: Cricket: Sixth Test

Further coverage of the final day's play in the sixth and final Test between England and the West Indies from the Oval. Introduced by Tony Lewis.


Introduced By: Tony Lewis.

: Legend

Fantasy adventure starring
Tom Cruise
In a magical world of elves, goblins, unicorns and fairies, a young princess comes underthe terrifying shadow of the demonic Lord of Darkness. It is up to handsome young Jack and his band of helpers to try and rescue her.
Director Ridley Scott (1985) Subtitled...... * FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50


Unknown: Tom Cruise
Director: Ridley Scott
Jack: Tom Cruise
Darkness: Tim Curry
Lili: Mia Sara
Gump: David Bennent
Blix: Alice Playten
Screwball: Billy Barty
Brown Tom: Cork Hubbert
Pox: Peter Ofarrell
Blunder: Kiran Shah
Oona: Annabelle Lanyon
Meg Mucklebones: Robert Picardo
Demon cooks: Ian Longmuir
: Mike Crane

: State of the Ark: Zoo Update

The second in a two-part investigation into conditions in Europe's zoos asks, how can a bad zoo change, and what happens if it can't and has to close? Wildlife campaigner and Born Free actress Virginia McKenna retraces the footsteps of her late husband
Bill Travers to the zoo he most wanted to close, Limassol on Cyprus. Has it changed forthe better?
And the director of an Armenian zoo described as "one of the worst in the world" visits one of the best - Jersey Zoo, whose pioneering work was inspired by author Gerald Durrell.
Among the contributors are Kent zookeeperjohn Aspinall, whose policy of allowing keepers to go in with tigers and gorillas met with opposition from the local council; Gerald Durrell 's widow DrLee Durrell; and Pam Mansfield , who keeps unwanted zoo animals in the back garden of her council house.


Unknown: Born Free
Unknown: Virginia McKenna
Unknown: Bill Travers
Unknown: Gerald Durrell.
Unknown: Gerald Durrell
Unknown: Pam Mansfield

: One Foot in the Past in Ruins

Up and down the country, sad but heroic ruins dot the landscape. Kirsty Wark guides us through some of Britain'sforgotten buildings.
Series producer Basil Comely; Executive producers Sally Angel and Roland Keating .............


Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Producers: Sally Angel
Producers: Roland Keating

: The X Files

The return of the series of terrifying investigations into the paranormal. Starring
David Duchovny
Gillian Anderson
Little Green Men. The FBI's secret X
Files have been discontinued. But when Agent Fox Mulder is given a tip-off about strange messages received at a deserted radio telescope station in Puerto Rico, he risks his life to prove the existence of extra-terrestrials.
See today's choices.
♦ See feature: page 24


Unknown: David Duchovny
Unknown: Gillian Anderson
Unknown: Fox Mulder
Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
Skinner: Mitch Pileggi
Jorge: Mike Gomez
Smoking man: William B Davis
Dr Troisky: Les Carlson
YoungMulder ': Marcus Turner
Samantha: Vanessa Morley
Aide: Fulvio Cecere
Agent Morris: Derly Hayes

: Michael Moore's TV Nation

Another eclectic mix of weird and wonderful stories from America and the rest of the world. Correspondent
Janeane Garafolo launches a full scale TV Nation beach invasion when she finds out that the wealthy residents of Greenwich, Connecticut, have hired security guards to keep their beaches free of poor people. Louis Theroux goes to Jerusalem to investigate "Jerusalem Syndrome" - a condition that leads its victims to take on the personas of characters from the Bible. Plus the first appearance of the latest recruit to the team, as the programme hires its very own KGB-trained spy.
Producers Michael Moore and David Mortimer


Unknown: Janeane Garafolo
Unknown: Louis Theroux
Producers: Michael Moore
Producers: David Mortimer

: Taxi Driver

The season celebrating the centenary of cinema continues with Martin Scorsese's acclaimed, highly controversial drama starring Robert De Niro, Cybill Shepherd, Jodie Foster

Travis Bickle is an alienated ex-Marine, working nights as a New York cabbie.
Haunted by the squalor of what he sees around him, he is drawn to the beautiful Betsy. But his attempts to woo her prove disastrous, and he begins an inexorable descent into a personal hell.
Showing as part of the New York Stories season and in widescreen format.
FILM REVIEWS pages 43-50
Barry Norman: page 40

12.25am Weatherview


Director: Martin Scorsese
Travis Bickle: Robert De Niro
Betsy: Cybill Shepherd
Iris: Jodie Foster
Wizard: Peter Boyle
Charles Palantine: Leonard Harris
Sport: Harvey Keitel
Tom: Albert Brooks
Passenger: Martin Scorsese

: The Trial of OJ Simpson

Peter Pringle presents the weekly review of the important developments in the trial of the former American footballer and film starwho stands accused in a Los Angeles courtroom the of murder of his former wife Nicole and herfriend Ronald Goldman.
Producer Derek Guthrie


Unknown: Peter Pringle
Unknown: Ronald Goldman.
Producer: Derek Guthrie

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