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: Open University

8.20 Malaysia / Used to Work in the Fields 1270898
8.45 Renewable Energies Subtitled 9517633
9.35 Open Advice Science Skills

: Asia Two

A season of Asian cultural shows.
10.00 Chanakya The epic saga set in ancient India continues. Vishnu Gupta's plan to set up a large school starts a political crisis. In Hindi with English Subtitles. Stereo.
10.40 Video Byte Pop videos from the UK, India and Pakistan. Stereo.
10.50 Network East Increasing numbers of Asian women are entering the world of business. Today's programme profiles three very different Asian women at work. With Sujata Barot and Sanjeev Bhaskar. Stereo. WRITE to: Golden Oldie, Network East, [address removed] if you would like yourfavourite singer featured.
11.20 Bollywood or Bust! Movie quiz hosted by Mo Dutta. COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate, 49p per minute at all other times. Line open until midnight Wednesday).


Unknown: Sujata Barot
Unknown: Sanjeev Bhaskar.
Presenter: Mo Dutta.

: Film 95 with Barry Norman

Including reviews of To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar and Jade. Shown last Monday on BBC1


Unknown: Julie Newmar

: Saturday Matinee: The Gallant Hours

First in a double bill of films about real-life war heroes, starring James Cagney
The story of Admiral William F Halsey Jr, who rose from service in Guadalcanal to commander of the South Pacific area.
Director Robert Montgomery (1960) B/W ... * See Films: pages 63-70 **


Unknown: James Cagney
Director: Robert Montgomery
Admiral William F Halsey Jr: James Cagney
Lt Commander Andy Lowe: Dennis Weaver
Captain Harry Black: Ward Costello
Lt Commander Roy Webb: Richard Jaeckel
Captain Frank Enright: Les Tremayne
Major General Roy Geiger: Robert Burton
MajorGeneral Archie Vandegrift: Raymond Bailey
Marines: Robert Montgomery, Jr
Marines: James Cagney Jr

: Saturday Matinee: Reach for the Sky

Second in a double bill of films about real-life war heroes, starring Kenneth More.
After a disastrous flying accident, doctors expect Douglas Bader to die but his determination and courage overcome incredible odds.
Director Lewis Gilbert (1956) B/W ? See Films: pages 63-70 ****


Director: Lewis Gilbert
Douglas Bader: Kenneth More
Thelma Bader: Muriel Pavlow
Johnny Sanderson: Lyndon Brook
Stan Tumer: Lee Patterson
Mr Joyce: Alexander Knox
Nurse Brace: Dorothy Alison
Harry Day: Michael Warre
Robert Desoutter: Sydney Tafler
Woody Woodhall: Howard Marion Crawford
Peel: Jack Watling
Streaffield: Nigel Green

: Best of Esther

Esther Rantzen talks to adults who have never known their biological fathers.


Presenter: Esther Rantzen

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Oprah's guests today are Apollo 13 stars Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinese and Kathleen Quinlan.


Unknown: Tom Hanks
Unknown: Kevin Bacon
Unknown: Gary Sinese
Unknown: Kathleen Quinlan.


Highlights from Thursday's Top of the Pops and hits from the past.
Producer Ric Blaxill

: One Man and His Dog

The return of the sheepdog trials series, featuring coverage of the first
English national heat at Tindale Tarn in Cumbria. Introduced by Robin Page with commentary by Gus Dermody. Director Ian Russell ; Producer Joy Corbett


Introduced By: Robin Page
Commentary By: Gus Dermody.
Director: Ian Russell

: News and Sport

Presented by Huw Edwards. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Presented By: Huw Edwards.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Assignment

Sense of Betrayal
When Russian soldiers finally left Afghanistan in 1989, American interest in the region waned. But the dangerous legacy of US influence in the war was an enormous supply of arms to Islamic fighters and a revival of the concept of Jihad - Holy War. As Stephen Sackur reports, neighbouring Pakistan is now a haven for Muslim militants who feel betrayed by the West and are prepared to die in any Jihad.
Producer Farah Durrani ; Editor Keith Bowers


Unknown: Stephen Sackur
Producer: Farah Durrani
Editor: Keith Bowers

: Odd Man Out: a Portrait of Enoch Powell

Enoch Powell was regarded as the most controversial Tory of his time. Notorious for his "rivers of blood" speech on immigration, some saw him as a political hero, others as a racist bigot. Powell talks candidly to reporter Michael Cockerell, who reveals the private man behind the public figure.


Subject: Enoch Powell
Reporter: Michael Cockerell
Producer: Bill Treharne Jones
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: Close Up

Favourite movie moments. Director Bob Rafelson chooses the 1949 war movie Twelve O'Clock High. Producer Nick Freand Jones The next Close Up is on Sunday at 2.00pm


Director: Bob Rafelson
Producer: Nick Freand Jones

: Tx: I'll Be Your Mirror

A series of provocative films about contemporary art and culture.
Tonight's film examines the life and work of New York-based photographer Nan Goldin. This documentary contains some bad language, and sequences which have a sexual content and reflect the gay scene and drug culture of seventies New York. See today's choices.
Written and directed by Edmund Coulthard and Nan Goldin ; Producer Adam Barker


Unknown: Nan Goldin.
Directed By: Edmund Coulthard
Directed By: Nan Goldin
Producer: Adam Barker

: Screen Two: Great Moments in Aviation

The new Screen Two season opens with a star-studded cast in a film combining mystery and romantic comedy.
Leaving her home and family in the West Indies, Gabriel Angel embarks on a cruise liner bound for England during the 1950s in the hope of becoming female aviator. See today's choices.
Written by Jeanette Winterson
Producer Philippa Giles ; Director Beeban Kidron


Written By: Jeanette Winterson
Producer: Philippa Giles
Director: Beeban Kidron
Gabriel Angel: Rakie Ayola
Duncan Stewart: Jonathan Pryce
Professor Rex Goodyear: John Hurt
Doctor Angela Bead: Vanessa Redgrave
Miss Gwendoline Quim: Dorothy Tutin
Vesuvia: Carmen Munroe
Thomas: Oliver Samuels
Steward: David Harewood
Waiter: Stan Pretty
Vesuvia's guests: Sol Raye
Vesuvia's guests: Muriel Hunte
Vesuvia's guests: Jeillo Edwards
Vesuvia's guests: Bertie Green
Vesuvia's guests: Willie Payne
Vesuvia's guests: Joan Hooley
Vesuvia's guests: Dora Dixon-Fyle
Vesuvia's guests: Marc Mathews
Vesuvia's guests: Alex Tetteh-Lartey
American woman: Margaret Robertson
Gabriel as a child: Myleisha Powlette

: Have I Got News for You

Melvyn Bragg and Mike Yarwood join Paul Merton and Ian Hislop in the news quiz. Presented by Angus Deayton. Shown yesterday Stereo.


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Mike Yarwood
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Presented By: Angus Deayton.

: Later with Jools Holland

Tonight's particularly star-studded edition includes Pulp - complete with a 16-piece orchestra - Morrissey, Randy Newman, Luther Vandross (accompanied solely by Jools at the piano), and Crowded House twins Neil and Tim Finn.

Director Janet Fraser Crook
Producer Mark Cooper

* See This Week: page 12


Unknown: Randy Newman
Unknown: Luther Vandross
Unknown: Tim Finn.
Director: Janet Fraser Crook
Producer: Mark Cooper

: Weeds

Drama starring
Nick Nolte , Lane Smith r Lee Umstetter , an apparently hopeless lifer" in the notorious San
Quentin prison, nses above his depair by forming an inmates'theatre group. Lee Umstetter NICK NOLTE , Claude LANE SMITH ,
Burt the Booster WILLIAM FORSYTHE ,
Director John Hancock (1987) Stereo .... * See Films: pages 63-70 ***


Unknown: Nick Nolte
Unknown: Lane Smith
Unknown: Lee Umstetter
Unknown: Lee Umstetter Nick Nolte
Unknown: Claude Lane Smith
Unknown: William Forsythe
Unknown: Navarro John Toles-Bey
Unknown: Carmine Joe Mantegna
Director: John Hancock

: Fast Forward

Comedy sketch show..............

: Grand Prix

Live coverage of the Australian Grand Prix from Adelaide, the final Formula One race of the season. Commentary by Murray Walker , Jonathan Palmerand
Alan Jones. Introduced by Steve Rider. Producer Mark Wilkin ; Executive producer Jim
Reside Stereo ............................ The whole race can be seen again at 8.00am


Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: Jonathan Palmerand
Commentary By: Alan Jones.
Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Producer: Mark Wilkin

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