6.00 Computing Subtitled 9791332 6.25
Maths Classifying Cubics 9614239 6.50 The Chemistry of Power
7.15 Scotland in the Enlightenment
Subtitled 5746351 7.40 Drifting Continents 4344351 8.05 Understanding Narrative Dickens's "Hard Times" 5502603 8.30 Readingthe Landscape 7566806 9.20
Communications and the Future of Money
416224510.10 Re-inventingthe City
Subtitled 1930806 11.00 Reflections on a Global Screen Subtitled 8725061 11.25
Rocky Shores Life on the Edge
11.50 Managing in Organisations
Mr and Mrs Beales. How a Second World War serviceman overcame obstacles to marry his love in Algiers. Rpt .......
Sue Cook on a painting holiday in France. Postponed from 26 February Rpt..............
Drama based on William Shakespeare 's play, openingthis week's Saturday Matinée and the first in a double bill written and directed by Joseph L Mankiewicz , starring James Mason , Marlon Brando Also starring John Gielgud
The time is 44 BC and Caesar, having returned to Rome after defeating Pompey in the Civil War, has been elected Dictator for life by his countrymen. But a number of his statesmen, fearing Caesar's abuse of his power, plan to assassinate their ruler.
(1953, U) B/W ◆ See Films: pages 57-62 *****
Saturday Matinee double bill of films written and directed by Joseph L Mankiewicz. Starring
Humphrey Bogart , Ava Gardner
Harry Dawes , a fading Hollywood director, discovers beautiful flamenco dancer
Maria in a tawdry Madrid nightclub and turns her into a star. However, Maria soon tires of the tinsel world she has conquered.
(1954. PG) * See Films: pages 57-62 ****
Why are foods so pleasurable to eat often ones we are told to avoid? Esther Rantzen and guests discuss the good and the bad as well as the bizarre when it comes to fOOdfetiSheS.
Film-makerGarry Marshall , director of Pretty Woman and Beaches, selects a member of the audience to appear in his newfilm as part of a discussion of what it takes to be a Star. Stereo Subtitled.
Highlights from Thursday's Top of the Pops and chart hits from the past.
Producer RicBlaxill Stereo .................
Live coverage from the main arena at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham of the prestigious annual competition for canines.
Tonight, the Best in Group categories are judged in the Toy, Utility and Gundog sections. Some 25,000 visitors are expected to attend each day of the event, which is the largest and most ambitious in its 105-year history.
The winner of Best in Show will be announced in Crufts tomorrow at 6.45pm
Presented by Chris Lowe. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft
The series of personalised reports from BBC journalists located in countries around the world continues with Southern Europe correspondent Matt Frei presenting the show from Rome.
The trial of three US servicemen accused of raping a schoolgirl in Okinawa last September has sparked off a fierce controversy about the role of US forces on the island and in the rest of Japan. Anti-American sentiments that have simmered on the island for 50 years have come to the boil once more. Correspondent profiles one of the leaders of the movement fighting for the removal of US troops.
Plus, as tensions mount between Greece and Turkey, Jim Muir reports from one potential flash-point - the divided city of Nicosia in Cyprus.
Tonight's conclusion of the two-part documentary about late French film director Francois Truffaut looks at the vicissitudes of his final two decades.
Actor Julie Christie and director
Nicolas Roeg recall the upsets that occurred duringthe filming of the futuristic Fahrenheit 451, theonlyfilm Truffaut made in English,
Steven Spielberg explains why he gave him a part in Close Encounters of the Third Kind, while Claude Chabrol ,
Nathalie Baye and others reflect upon his active love life and tragic early death.
Narrated by Charlotte Rampling.
The final part of the drama Be//e
Epoque, based on Truffaut's last script, follows tonight at 10.30pm. Producer Jeff Morgan ; Series editor
MichaelPoole Stereo .......................
Second in a nine-part series that takes a look inside US courtrooms for some of the most remarkable trials of recent years.
Dr Jack Kevorkian is a vocal advocate of the right of the terminally ill to an assisted suicide. In America, 34 states have laws banning the practice; Kevorkian was the first person ever to be charged with the offence.
See today's choices.
Best-selling writer Jilly Cooper is filmed at home in Gloucestershire and travelling around Europe as she reveals the truth behind her racy new novel, a tale of lust, passion and ambition in the world of international concert performers. Major Ronald Ferguson - giving his verdict on the authenticity of a Cooper seduction scene - is one of the guests commenting on her work.
See today's choices.
Director/Producer Basil Comely; Series editor Roland Keating
Followed by The Family Album
Bernice Pascal, a West Indian living in Bristol, looks at her set of substitute wedding photos. She destroyed the originals following a marital row.
Subject (The Family Album):
Last of a three-part drama, adapted from a screen play by the great French film-maker Frangois Truffaut , starring Andre Dussollier
Alphonse and Lucien. Free at last to marry the love of her life, Alice has asked Lucien to wait a yearand a day for her. But a chance encounter with Laure - and the realisation that he was wrongto wreck her romance with Alphonse - has prompted Lucien to make a rash proposal of marriage to her. Forthis, Alphonse vows revenge. In French with English subtitles.
The first of a series of programmes taken from last year's eclectic music shows hosted by pianist Jools Holland. Guests include Courtney Love fronting the uncompromising Seattle-based rock band Hole, sixties icon Marianne Faithfull , Brit Award winners Massive Attack (with guests Everything but the Girl), ex-Arrested Development singer Dionne Farris , and the country-tinged Mavericks from Florida.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper