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: Open University

8.20 Developing World The Cutting Edge of Progress 1009302 8.45 Energy at the Crossroads
9.10 Putting Training to Work Britain and America 9154012 9.35Becominga Student

: Asia Two

A season of Asian cultural shows.
10.00 Chanakya Continuing the epic saga set in ancient India. The political crisis in Magadh blows over. In Hindi with English subtitles.
10.40 Video Byte Pop videos from the UK, India and Pakistan.
10.50 Network East Asian arts show.
Today's guests are actor
Naseeruddin Shah and director Shyam Benegal. With Sujata Barot and Sanjeev Bhaskar.
11.20 Bollywood or Bust! Movie quiz hosted by Mo Dutta. COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate, 49p perminute at all other times. Line open until midnight Wednesday).


Unknown: Naseeruddin Shah
Director: Shyam Benegal.
Director: Sanjeev Bhaskar.
Unknown: Mo Dutta.

: Film 95 with Barry Norman

Including an interview with Kenneth Branagh , plus reviews of The Scarlet Letter, starring Demi Moore , and Tommy Boy.
Shown Monday BBC 1 Stereo Subtit/ed....


Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: Demi Moore
Unknown: Tommy Boy.

: Close Up

Favourite movie moments. Director
Volker Schlo ndorff chooses a scene from
Billy Wilder 's comedy The Apartment while Mary Whitehouse opts fora clip of Harold Lloyd in Safety Last. Stereo .......... The next CloseUp is tonight at 8. 55pm


Director: Volker Schlo
Unknown: Billy Wilder
Unknown: Mary Whitehouse
Unknown: Harold Lloyd

: Wildlife on Two

Oasis. David Attenborough narrates this profile of a flourishing repository of life set in an arid wasteland. Rpt Subtitled.


Unknown: David Attenborough

: Command Decision

Saturday matinee double bill starring Clark Gable
During the Second World War, Brigadier
General K C Dennis has the task of bombingtargets deep inside Germany.
Director Sam Wood (1948) B/W ♦ See Films: pages 71-76


Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: C Dennis
Director: Sam Wood
Brig Gen KC Casey Dennis: Clark Gable
Major Gen Roland G Kane: Walter Pidgeon
Tech SgtlmmanuelT Evans: Van Johnson
Brig Gen Clifton L Garnet: Brian Donlevy
Elmer Brockhurst: Charles Bickford
Lt Ansel Goldberg: Cameron Mitchell

: Soldier of Fortune

Romantic adventure, the second in a Saturday matinee double bill starring Clark Gable
Also starring Susan Hayward
Jane Hoyt arrives in Hong Kong determined to rescue her missing husband. Showing in widescreen format.
Director Edward Dmytryk (1955) ♦ See Films: pages 71-76 ****


Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Susan Hayward
Unknown: Jane Hoyt
Director: Edward Dmytryk
Hank Lee: Clark Gable
Jane Hoyt: Susan Hayward
Inspector Merryweather: Michael Rennie
Louis Hoyt: Gene Barry
Rene: Alex D'Arcy

: Best of Esther

Esthertalks to men with dangerous jobs - includingjockey Declan Murphy - about the domestic problems their occupations can cause.


Unknown: Declan Murphy

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Today, long-lost friends and families are re-united. Rpt Stereo


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

: One Man and His Dog

The sheepdog trials series. Tonight, coverage of the Irish 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 Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Ian McCaskill .............


Presented By: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Assignment

East Beats West
The Asian economic miracle has gone one betterthan its counterpart in the west. Countries such as Malaysia have reaped the financial rewards of rapid industrialisation but, unlike the west, they have preserved theirtraditional social values of the extended family and social cohesion. The interests of the community at large take precedence overwhat Asian leaders feel is the western obsession with individual liberties. Malaysia's Prime Minister, Dr Mohamad Mahathir , tells Julian Pettiferwhat lessons we can learn from the eastern experience and explains the price of that knowledge. Producer Thea Guest ; Editor Keith Bowers


Unknown: Dr Mohamad Mahathir
Unknown: Julian Pettiferwhat
Producer: Thea Guest
Editor: Keith Bowers

: Tx

Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters and Ricky Jay
The series of provocative films about contemporary art and culture continues with a rare insight into the life of charismatic
American RickyJay, arguably the greatest prestidigitator alive. See today's choices.
Director Rex Bloomstein ; Series editor John Wyver
♦ See John Peel: page 10


Unknown: Ricky Jay
Director: Rex Bloomstein
Editor: John Wyver

: Close Up

Director Mike Leigh chooses a scene from Truffaut's classic Jules et Jim.
Producer Nick Freand Jones The next Close Up is on Monday at 7.55pm


Director: Mike Leigh
Producer: Nick Freand Jones

: Screen Two: Priest

An award-winning drama starring Linus Roache, Tom Wilkinson, Robert Carlyle, Cathy Tyson
A vivid and uncompromising journey into the soul of a tortured Catholic priest as he struggles with his own sexuality, his vow of celibacy and the confidentiality of the confessional.
Father Greg arrives at a Liverpool parish to work with Father Matthew Thomas and wage war against sin and poverty. But Greg's homosexual affair with Graham leaves him racked with guilt. This feeling intensifies when he hears a terrible secret in the confessional box and is powerless to do anything about it.
Written by Jimmy McGovern (Cracker), Priest won awards at Edinburgh, Toronto and Berlin. It was directed by Antonia Bird, herself an award-winner for her 1993 film Safe.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)
See Films: pages 71-76
See Polly Toynbee: page 14


Writer: Jimmy McGovern
Director: Antonia Bird
Father Greg Pilkington: Linus Roache
Father Matthew Thomas: Tom Wilkinson
Graham: Robert Carlyle
Maria Kerrigan: Cathy Tyson
Father Ellerton: James Ellis
Mrs Unsworth: Lesley Sharp
Mr Unsworth: Robert Pugh
Lisa Unsworth: Christine Tremarco
Charlie: Paul Barber
Bishop: Rio Fanning
Ellie Molloy: Gilly Coman
Patrick: Fred Pearson
Micky Molloy: Jimmy Gallagher
Tommy: Tony Booth
Father Redstone: John Bennett
Mrs Gobshite: Kim Johnson
Mr Gobshite: Keith Cole
Bobby: Bobby Martino
Sister Kevin: Valerie Lilley
Funeral director: Jimmy Coleman
Charge sergeant: Michael Ananins
Reporter: Mickey Poppins
Jehovah's Witness: Adrian Luty
Altar boy: Bill Dean
Housekeeper: Matyelok Gibbs
Tommy's child: Charley Wilde
Tommy's child: Euan Blair
Nurse: Marsha Thomason
Girl in confessional: Victoria Arnold
Man in lift: Guiseppe Murphy

: Have I Got News for You

Writer Alan Coren and television presenter Terry Christian join
Paul Merton and Ian Hislop in the satirical news quiz. Presented by Angus Deayton. Shownyesterday Stereo ....................


Unknown: Alan Coren
Presenter: Terry Christian
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Presented By: Angus Deayton.

: Later with Jools Holland

Jools Holland presents his contemporary music show.
Guests in tonight's edition include chart-topping Britpop band Blur. See today s choices.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper


Unknown: Jools Holland
Director: Janet Fraser Crook
Producer: Mark Cooper

: Shy People

' Drama starring Jill Clayburgh
Barbara Hershey
Diana Sullivan is a freelance journalist who prides herself on beinga liberated, self-sufficient woman. But these qualities are severely tested when, in the company of hertroubled adolescent daughter, she goes in search of a long-lost branch of her family, deep in the swampy backwaters of Louisiana.
Director Andrei Konchalovsky (1987)
♦ See Films: pages 71-76 ***


Unknown: Jill Clayburgh
Unknown: Barbara Hershey
Unknown: Diana Sullivan
Director: Andrei Konchalovsky
Diana: Jill Clayburgh
Ruth: Barbara Hershey
Grace: Martha Plimpton
Mike: Merritt Butrick
Tommy: John Philbin
Mark: Don Swayze
Paul: Pruitt Taylor Vince

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