6.00 Linkage Mechanisms
6.25 Maths Tutor-Marked Assignments 9941335 6.50 Working with Systems Diagrams 6159793 7.15 East Meets
West Asian Families, Western Culture 5917847 7.40 Magnetic Earth
8.05 Poetry Language and History 5773199 8.30 Literature What Was Modernism? 6386915 8.55
Understanding Music A Change of Key? Subtitled 6365422 9.20 Goingto School in Japan 2538489 9.45 Information
Technology Groupware - So What?
4794460 10.10 Environmental Control in the North Sea 1893170 10.35 Managing Schools Democracy - Fact or Fiction? 9317847 11.00 The Statistician Strikes Back 8996557 11.25TheChemistryof Survival 6358880 11.50Seeingthrough Maths A Source of Inspiration
Puppets. A look at beautiful and unusual toys from European collections through the ages.
Sporting comedy, openingthis week's Saturday Matinée and the first in a double bill directed by George Cukor , starring Spencer iracy
Fed up with being overshadowed by her fiance, feisty PE instructor Pat Pemberton decides to enter women's golfing tournament. She is soon spotted by shady sports promoter Mike Conovan who, seeing a good chance of making money, persuades Pat to go professional.
(1952.U) B/W.... * See Films: pages 46-49 ***
Musical drama conciuoingtne
Saturday Matinee double bill ot films directed by George Cukor.
Starring Judy Garland , James Mason
Screen star Norman Maine is saved from making a fool of himself in public by struggling singer Esther Blodgett. Maine encourages herto try the movies, little knowingthat Esther's rise will mirror his own fall. Showing in widescreen format.
(1954. U) Subtitled..... ♦ See Films: pages 46-49 ★★★★★
Esther Blodgett/Vicki Lester:
Is there life for actors after TV soap operas? Esther Rantzen asks former soap stars Lynne Perrie and Fred Feast (Ivy Tilsley and Fred Gee in Coronation Street) and John Altman (Nick Cotton in EastEnders) about shakingoff the memory of their screen personas.
How heavy does alcoholic consumption have to be before it becomes a problem? Oprah and her studio audience look at alcoholism. Stereo Subtitled ...........
Highlights from Thursday's Top of the Pops and chart hits from the past.
Two by Dove
A dance double bill by the acclaimed US choreographer Ulysses Dove.
Vespers, performed by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre to music by Mikel Rouse , evokes Dove's memories of a Southern childhood.
Dancing on the Front Porch of Heaven features the Royal Swedish Ballet dancingto the music of Avro Part. It celebrates people Dove knew who died the year previously.
Producer Margaret Selby ; Director David Hinton
Presented by Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley ...............
The series of personalised reports from BBC journalists around the world.
Tom Brook visits a community for retired people in California where life is celebrated through dancing, singing and synchronised swimming. A model for millions to follow or a vain attempt to ward off the ravages of time?
Plus, in a story held overfrom 10
February, David Loyn reports on a herd of rogue elephants that has terrorised villagers in the Indian state of Bihar.
Editor Keith Bowers
Followed by The Family
Album Tom , servinga life sentence, talks about the photograph of his children.
Lifers - the Rise and Rise of the Literary Biographer
Clashes between biographers and their subjects are celebrated tonight in a documentary featuringthe last filmed interview with Sir Kingsley Amis.
The intensely private JD Salinger emerged from a quarter century of silence to denounce a biographer's work, while John le Carre 's successfully suppressed an authorised biography. Interviewees include Martin Amis ,
Richard Holmes and Germaine Greer.
Narrated by Robert Lindsay. Producer Roy Ackerman ; Series editor
Followed by The Family Album
Lilian Hughes describes her uncle, a stretcher-bearer killed at the Somme.
A nine-part series that looks inside America's courtrooms. This first programme follows the recent trial involving actress/author Joan Collins.
Introduced by Susan Ellicott.
See today's choices.
Producer Rachel Pownall
Executive producer Jeremy Gibson
First in a two-part documentary about French film director Francois Truffaut , whodied 12 years ago after a career that produced such classics as The
Four Hundred Blows and Jules et Jim.
Narrated by Charlotte Rampling. Part two of Belle Epoque, from Truffaut's last script, follows immediately.
Producer Jeff Morgan ; Series editor Michael Poole
Second of a three-part drama, adapted from a screenplay by the French film-maker FranÃ§ois Truffaut, starring Andre Dussollier, Kristin Scott-Thomas.
Lucien Lachenay has to make a choice between Alice and Laure. In French with English subtitles.
John Cusack ,
Charlie Sheen Chicago 1919: the badly paid players of the Chicago White Sox
Director John Sayles (1988, 15) ♦ See Films: pages 46-49 ***
Australian comedy-sketch show.
The history of the videotape.
Live coverage from Melbourne of the Australian Grand Prix, the first race of the Formula 1 season. Set in the picturesque Albert Park , this brand new track promises all the high-speed action of a street circuit with Damon Hill and World Champion
Michael Schumacher set to renew theirfierce rivalry. Commentary by Murray Walker , Jonathan Palmer and Tony Jardine. Producer Mark Wilkin ; Executive producer Jim Reside Repeated at 9. 10am
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