6.00 Technology Free Body Diagrams 7601042 6.25 Maths Iteration and Convergence 7793077 6.50 Of Fish and People Modellinga Muddle
7.15 Classical Sculpture and the Enlightenment Subtitled 6536706 7.40
Light in Search of a Model 7636874 8.05 Handel's Messiah 1476619 8.30 Writers in the 30s Left of Centre 8698145 8.55
Why Do Peacocks Have Elaborate Trains? 8504752 9.20 Learningto Learn Israel and Brazil 7008936 9.45 A Robot in the Parlour? 8468232 10.10 Seeingthrough Maths Asthma and the Bean
4235145 10.35 Wendepunkte
11.00 Statistics Out of the Blue?
4402435 11.25ASchoolforOur Times?
Shadow of the Hare
David Attenborough narrates this profile of a shy, mysterious creature that is steeped in folklore. The history of the hare explores the connections between natural history and mythology and provides the answers to age-old questions, many of them concerningthe mysteries of Easter. Little may be known about the hare, but its influence impinges upon our lives in some surprising ways.
Wildlife on Two: Haunt of the Fishing Owl is tomorrow at
6.05pm Rpt Stereo
Classic drama, openingthis week's Saturday Mat/nee. The first in a triple bill of films by David Lean , to coincide with the publication this week of film historian Kevin Brownlow 's new biography of the director. Starring Alec Guinness , Robert Newton
When orphan Oliver Twist runs away from the brutality of the workhouse, he little realises the dangers he will face in London - especially when he joins a gang headed by arch-villain Fagin. John Howard Davies , who played Oliver Twist , eventually gave up actingto become a TV producer. Among his credits is Faw/ty Towers.
(1948. U) B/W ♦See Films: pages 52-57 *****
Chief of police:
Comedy fantasy, the second in the Saturday Matinee triple bill of films from David Lean. Starring
/ Rex Harrison , Constance Cummings Kay Hammond , Margaret Rutherford When novelist Charles Condomine consults renowned medium
Madame Arcati , she conjures up the spirit of his first wife, Elvira - much to the consternation of the current Mrs Condomine. The film won an Oscarfor its special effects.
A Passage to India, the third film in this afternoon'striple bill of films from director David Lean , follows at 4.1 Opm. (1945, U)
See Films: pages 52-57 ****
David Lean triple bill. Starring
Judy Davis , Victor Banerjee
Peggy Ashcroft , James Fox
Adela Quested arrives in India to visit Chandrapore city magistrate Ronny Heaslop , a prospective bridegroom.
Through liberal schoolteacher Richard Fielding , she and her companion Mrs Moore are introduced to Dr Aziz, a Muslim surgeon. Anxious to please the two western women, Aziz organises a trip to the famous Marabar Caves. But when Adela and Aziz leave Mrs Moore to explore, events take a tragic turn.
(1984, PG) Stereo Subtitled ........ ♦ See Films: pages 52-57 *****
The series of personalised reports from BBC journalists around the world.
IlieNastase, Romania's controversial formertennis superstar and pin-up, harbours hopes of swapping his celebrity lifestyle for a career in politics. Jonathan Charles interviews Nastase as he hits the campaign trail in his bid to be elected as Mayor of Bucharest, asking him about the motivations behind his move and why he is attracted to a party in which many former communists hold considerable sway. Also, four-and-a-half years after first reportingfrom Bosnia, veteran war correspondent Martin Bell delivers what he says will be his final dispatch from the country. He recalls the bitter internecine conflict, the grief he has witnessed and ponders what the future holds forthis troubled region.
Editor Keith Bowers
Live coverage from Augusta National
Golf Club, Georgia, of the third round of the 60th US Masters. At this stage last year, Ben Crenshaw , the eventual winner, led by two strokes. Introduced by Steve Rider. Commentary from
Peter Alliss , Alex Hay and Dave Marr. Tomorrow's live coverage of the final round begins at 9.05pm. Stereo.
Sixth in a nine-part series taking a look inside America's courtrooms.
The Case of George Loeb
George Loeb Junior shot and killed
Harold Mansfield in a heated argument in a supermarket parking lot. Loeb claimed it was self defence, but the prosecutor said it was first-degree murder. But something marked this case out as different from the average trial: George Loeb wasa white supremacist, and the man he killed was black. The jury in this trial had to decide whether someone's racist views could add up to a motive for murder? Presented by Sue Ellicott . Producer Steve Greenwood ; Series producer
Oscar-winning Western starring Paul Newman
Hud is the moody, selfish son of Texas cattleman Homer Bannon. The two are in constant conflict, and when their cattle are diagnosed as suffering from foot and mouth disease, the simmering conflict comes to a head. Showing in widescreen format.
Director Martin Ritt (1963) B/W Subtitled . # See Films: pages 52-57 *****
The fifth in a series of programmes taken from last year's eclectic music shows hosted by Jools Holland.
Tonight's line-up is dominated by women, with sixties legend Dusty
Springfield, Sinead O'Connor , Alison Moyet and US avant-garde performer Laurie Anderson. Plus, the short-lived liaison between McAlmontand Butler together with a string quartet, and Irish newcomers Whipping Boy.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper
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