Offbeat comedy western starring Glenn Ford
Although Powder Valley is cattle country, Jason Sweet is determined to settle there with his flock of sheep, until his old enemy, gunman Johnny Bledsoe , arranges a little surprise. In widescreen.
Director George Marshall (1958) * See Films: pages 56-63 ****
Crime drama starring
When a ship carrying gold bullion is robbed and its crew murdered, the captain's son sets out to bring his father's killers to justice.
Director Edwin L Marin (1945) B/W ..........6222734 ♦See Films: pages 56-63
Richard Kimble is kidnapped by a couple who mistake him for a wealthy man they have a grudge against, with revenge and extortion in mind. But for a man on the run, the prospect of being helped by the police is equally threatening.
First shown on lTV B/W Subtitled ..........9068208
Lucinda Lambton pays homage to
Britain's loveliest lavatories. First shown in the series 40 Minutes.
Coverage of the World Professional
Championship from the Lakeside Country Club at Frimley Green in Surrey. One of this afternoon'sfourremainingfirst round matches features the second seed, Andy "the Viking" Fordham, who was one of last year's semi-finalists. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly. Stereo ...............5878685
Including at 3.00 and 3.55 News Regional News and Weather
Beginning newten-week run ofthe
American series about a homeboy sent to live with his rich West Coast cousins.
Burning Down the House. Will sets fire to the housejust before Uncle Phil's boss turns up for dinner.
Katerina returns from Greece and is given the cold shoulder by Rivers. Effie plays hard to get.
More adventures with the animated
Chihuahua and his feline sidekick.
Ren and Stimpy get a job guarding the President, and Ren decides he needs pectoral implants.
The heroes of this new six-part series are amazing, often unsung pioneers of science and invention. Bicycling scientist Adam Hart-Davis tells their stories and attempts to demonstrate what they did - using his own home-made apparatus.
Tonight, he travels to Bristol and the south west of England where he pays tribute to the woman who invented a bed with built-in exerciser and a breakfast maker. He also discovers how lead shot was first produced, tries laughing gas in memory of Humphry Davy and, in Gloucestershire, wields the knife Edward Jenner used to perform the first smallpox vaccination.
' First in a new six-part series of money programmes offering useful financial tips and advice. Today's programme looks at the pros and cons of extended warranties and Tax Exempt Special Savings Schemes - otherwise known as Tessas. Presented by Liz Barclay , Mickey Clark and Tony Morris. See today's choices.
Director Mark Jones ; Editor Peter Weil
The series with all the latest food news.
Sandi Toksvig continues her gastronomic tour of Scandinavia with a visit to Sweden, where she attends a traditional crayfish party; Michael Barry demonstrates how to make a tomato and courgette tarte tatin; and Jilly Goolden looks at cafetieres and the art of making coffee. With Chris Kelly.
Director Linda Nash ; Series producer Tim Hincks
INFORMATION: see Ceefax page 616.
Anthony John Denison
On discovering that he has a daughter in Vietnam, war veteran Barry Huntoon is determined to bring herto America. His wife Laura is initially supportive, but the realities of adjustingto a new way of life begin to place enormous strains on theironce happy marriage.
Director Mel Damski (1990)
* See Films: pages 56-63 ***
Topical news analysis, presented by Jeremy Paxman.
World Professional Championship. Highlights of tonight's matches, featuring John Part, Steve Beaton and Martin Adams. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly. Stereo .........................541531
Black comedy, being shown in tribute to its director,
Louis Malle , who died recently. Starring
Michel Piccoli , Miou-Miou
1968: rioting students and workers have brought France to a standstill and revolution seems imminent. Milou's beloved mother has died, but it is impossible to organise a funeral because of the strikes. His rapacious family descend like vultures, creating turmoil and sexual mayhem. As society crumbles, basic instincts become very basic indeed.
A French film with English subtitles. Camille MIOU-MIOU
(1989) * See Films: pages 56-63 ***