A season of Asian cultural shows.
10.00 Chanakya Continuingthe epic saga set in 4th-century India. Chandra Gupta and other kings are planningto attack Magadh. In Hindi with English
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10.40 Video Byte Pop videos from the UK, India and Pakistan. Stereo ....
10.50 Network East This week, the arts show discovers the bizarre world of Star
Trek's Asian fans and takes a look at the things young men do to customise their BMWs. Presented by Sujata Barot and Sanjeev Bhaskar.
11.20 Bollywood or Bust! The first semi-final in the Asian movie quiz. Hosted byMoDutta. Stereo ....................... COMPETITION LINE: [number removed] (calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate, 49p per minute at all othertimes. Line open until midnight Wednesday).
John Ford western, opening this week's Saturday Matinée, the first in a double bill starring
Also starring Henry Fonda , Shirley Temple Lt Colonel Thursday, demoted from his
Civil War rank of general, is sent to command remote Fort Apache in the Arizona desert. Hetightens up discipline, eamingthe dislike of some officers and men, and shows his ignorance of Indian behaviour, leading his troops into a deadly confrontation.
(1948) B/W ♦ See Films: pages 73-80 ***** # Barry Norman : page 70
Lt Colonel Owen Thursday:
Sergeant Major Michael O'Rourke:
Lt Michael O'Rourke:
Sergeant Festus Mulcahy:
The Saturday Matinée continues with this adventure, the second in a double bill starring
Also starring Sophia Loren
A mysterious stranger hires Joe January to guide him across the Sahara in search of a lost city - a mission made even more hazardous by the presence of a beautiful slave girl. Showing in widescreen format.
Director Henry Hathaway (1957) * See Films: pages 73-80 **
The UK Championship from the Guild Hall in Preston. Featuring highlights of the first session in today's semi-final, in which the players were likely to be Stephen Hendry or Ken Doherty against Jimmy White , John Higgins or John Parrott. Commentary by Ted Lowe , Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo and John Spencer. Introduced by David Vine.
Directors Trevor Morris , John Watts , David Wood ;
Editor Rick Waumsley
The sheepdog trials series. Featuring coverage of the fourth, Scottish heat, held at Tindale Tarn in Cumbria. Peter
Hetherington, an experienced handler from Girvan, is running his promising young dog Nell. George Gardner , from Lesmahagow in Strathclyde, is partnered by Moss, described as a "cool and powerful" dog, and Kenny Brehmer , a shepherd from Lairg in Sutherland, is runningthe veteran Bute, the oldest dog in the competition. Commentary by Gus Dermody. Introduced by Robin Page. Director Ian Russell ; Producer Joy Corbett
While California was once the preferred destination for Americans seeking a better life, increasing numbers of families are leaving cities like Los Angeles and settling in the Rocky Mountain states. For many people, Montana is the final frontier of the old
Wild West, a place where they can escape the horrors of urban life and the pressures of big government. But its small towns and communities are also places where grass roots politics begins and where the outcome of the next US election may be decided. At a time when Americans have perhaps never been so uncertain or their country more divided, Bridget Kendall reports from Kalispell, Montana - the last best place left in America. Or is it?
A series of provocative films about contemporary art and culture. The Outrage
In tonight's programme, director Marc Karlin traces his own changing attitude to the work of American abstract artist
Cy Twombly. When Karlin first encountered Twombly's paintings, his reaction was one of anger and incomprehension. The Outrage isa poetic and reflective essay which charts the film-maker's increasing fascination with Twombly's work and his attempts to understand his own reactions to it.
The film uses the device of a fictional character, called "M", who disappears after having looked at a Cy Twombly painting. "M" subsequently embarks on a personal journey through the world of art. He seeks the opinions of critics, artists and gallery curators in orderto explore different ways of looking at art, from Giotto to the present day.
A love story, written by Howard Schuman, launching the Red Ribbon season.
Starring Alfred Molina, Cal Macaninch
Tom, a young Glaswegian, is living in London and has Aids. Against the advice of Ira, his partner, he decides on a trip home, back to the family that rejected him and the friends he once was close to. Ira has to rescue him from the resulting mayhem. See today's choices.
Producer Ann Scott ; Director Jean Stewart
The Red Ribbon season continues with Horizon on Monday at 8.00pm
â¦ See This Week: page 10
Tonight's guests in the contemporary music show include Oasis and David Bowie.
Also on stage will be former
Silverfish singer Lesley Rankine , with her new band Ruby, and Zaire's Papa Wemba. See today's choices.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper
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