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A season of Asian cultural shows.
10.00 Chanakya The epic saga set in ancient India continues. Vishnu Gupta finds weak spots in the Magadh establishment. In Hindi with English subtitles. Stereo ...........................
10.40 Video Byte Pop videos from the UK, India and Pakistan. Stereo ....
10.50 Network East Madhuri Dixit , the queen of Indian cinema, is interviewed in this special edition of the Asian arts show. With Sujata Barot and Sanjeev Bhaskar.
11.20 New series Bollywood or Bust!
The return of the movie quiz hosted by Mo Dutta. Contestants compete for a dream holiday in Bombay. Stereo ........... COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate. 49p per minute at all othertimes. Line open until midnight Wednesday).
Including reviews of Strange Days, starring Ralph Fiennes , Mighty Aphrodite, starring Woody Allen and Casino, starring Sharon Stone and Robert De Niro.
Shown last Monday on BBC 1
Thriller, first in a double-bill of films directed by J Lee Thompson , starring Hayley Mills , John Mills
A young girl is a witness wnen a Polish sailor shoots his girlfriend. A fnenasnip then grows between the girt and the gunman. (1959) B/W
♦ See Films: pages 69-76 ***
Adventure, the second in a double-bill directed by J
Lee Thompson , starring
Kenneth More ,
Lauren Bacall India's North West frontier rebellion threatens the life of a Hindu prince. Showing in widescreen format. (1959)
* See Films: pages 69-76 ***
Sir John Windham:
The creators and actors of the critically acclaimed dramatisation of Jane Austen 's Pride and Prejudice talk on location about the adaptation. Writer P D James assesses the success of this new version. Last episode shown tonight at 6.00pm
Today: people who have survived a brush With death. Stereo
Highlights from Thursday's Top of the Pops and hits from the past.
Last part of Andrew Davies 's adaptation of Jane Austen 's novel. Mrs Bennet is delighted to have one daughter married at last, while Elizabeth admits she was wrongabout Mr Darcy.
Producer Sue Birtwistle; Director Simon Langton Shown last Sunday on BBC 1
Lady Catherine deBourgh:
Miss Anne deBourgh:
First of five short films about the national obsession with lotteries.
The Irrational Lottery. It's a yearsince lottery feverfirst swept Britain and this film captures the heartbreak and happiness it has caused.
Producer Lucy Jago ; Series producer Debbie Christie The next film is on Monday at 8.50pm
Presented by Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles .....................
Dealing with the Triads
Britain is preparing to withdraw from Hong Kong, leaving unresolved the ancient problem of Triad organised crime gangs. This programme presents evidence that, in advance of the Chinese takeover, mainland communist officials are holding talks with Triad leaders.
But is somethingeven more disturbing happening? Why did Deng Xiao-Ping say that Triads were good, patriotic people? And where does this leave the citizens of Hong Kong?
Producer David Hebdttch ; Editor Keith Bowers
A new film of Henry Purcell 's tragic opera, starring
A tale of love, death and magic. With the Collegium Musicum 90, leader Simon Standage and conductor
Richard Hickox. See today's choices.
Producers Nick de Grunwald and Julie Baines ;
Director Peter Maniura
* The Andrew Duncan interview with Maria Ewing : page 18
Voice of Mercury:
Concluding the Performance season of classic dramas, this updated version of Strindberg's Miss Julie is vivid and contemporary.
It's 1945 and the Labour Party has won the General Election. Miss Julie, the upper-class daughter of a Labour MP, sets out to seduce her father's chauffeur, John, even though he is unofficially engaged to Christine, who works in the kitchen.
See today's choices.
Producer Fiona Finlay ; Director Patrick Marber
* See This Week: page 9
Gordon Kennedy and Paula Yatesjoin Paul Merton and Ian Hislop in tonight's episode of the satirical news quiz. Presented by Angus Deayton.
Shownyesterday Stereo ...................
Jools Holland returns with a new six-part series of his contemporary music show.
Including performances from: Gregory Isaacs and D'Angelo.
See today's choices.
Director Janet FraserCrook; Producer Mark Cooper ? See This Week: page 7
Robert Altman 's thriller continues the season celebrating 100 years of cinema.
Starring Elliott Gould
Fictional detective Philip Marlowe is brought defiantly into the seventies. Helping a friend accused of murder,
Marlowe finds mysteries, a suicide and blackmail complicatingthe issue. Showing in widescreen format.
(1973) ........................................... ♦ See Films: pages 69-76 *****
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