6.00 Language Development Ways with Words 7276350 6.25 Learning and Doing Maths 7295485 6.50 Chemistry Samples of Analysis 8279027 7.15 Kedleston Hall Subtitled 6038114 7.40 Steel, Stars and Spectra 7138282 8.05 Cragside House - from Lodge to Palace 1978027 8.30 Writingand Publishing In the Market
Place 8190553 8.55 Composing George Fenton in Conversation
9.20 "New Generations" and "Piping Hot" 1268350 10.10 Caught in Time 4737553 10.35 Managing Schools Making Teams Work
11.00 Health and Disease Bloodlines - a Family Legacy
11.25 English Only in America?
11.50 Managing in Organisations - Empowerment
Too Many Elephants. Short documentary film about the continued culling of African elephants
Archive footage from Pathe News, featuring the year 1956. b/w
Drama, opening this week's
Saturday Matinée and first in a double bill of Hollywood adaptations of classic British novels.
Starring W C Fields, Lionel Barrymore Freddie Bartholomew
David Copperfield 's happy life with his adoring mother changes radically when she falls underthe influence of the tyrannical MrMurdstone.
Director George Cukor (1935, U) B/W..... ♦ See Films: pages 51-58 ★★★★ * Barry Norman : page 48
David as a child:
David as a man:
Drama, concluding the Saturday Matinée double bill of Hollywood adaptations of classic
British novels. Starring
GreerGarson, Laurence Olivier England in the early 1800s, and independent-minded Elizabeth Bennet attracts the attention of the wealthy Mr Darcy , whom, muchtohermother's despair, she dislikes for his arrogance and snobbishness.
Director Robert Z Leonard (1940, U)
♦ See Films: pages 51-58
Lady Catherine deBourgh:
Miss Caroline Bingley:
Coverage of the World Snooker Championshipfrom the Crucible
Theatre, Sheffield. Commentary by Ted Lowe , Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds ,
John Spencer , John Virgo and Dennis Taylor. Presented by David Vine.
Directors Trevor Morris. John Watts and David Wood ; Editors Rupert Rumney and Rick Waumsley
The review series that keeps a critical eye on the excesses, fascinations and obsessions of the British press as it covers the week's newsmaking events. Tonight's programme is presented by Michael Leapman.
Producer Brian Blake Stereo
The day's important national and international news developments. Presented by Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton
The series of personalised reports from BBC journalists located in countries around the world.
The French Foreign Legion has long conjured up a romantic yet brutal image. But what is its role in the modern world? BBC Paris correspondent Kevin Connolly seeks some answers when he goes on patrol with the Legion at its base in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. He talks to the Legionnaires, many of whom now hail from Eastern Europe, and discovers their reasons for abandoningtheir native countries and pledging their lives to the Legion. He also witnesses their occasionally tense relationship with the local people.
The programme also reports from
Manila in the Philippines which has acquired a name as the kidnap capital of Asia, and meets afamily whose child was abducted and murdered. Asia correspondent Fergal Keane challenges the police on the reputation they have for being involved in more than half of the 700 kidnappings that have occurred in the last three years. Editor Keith Bowers ; Deputy editor Fiona Murch
Second of a four-part documentary portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt , arguably one of the greatest
American Presidents and an outstandingfigure of the 20th century. Fear Itself. At the age of 39, Roosevelt becomes crippled by polio, so beginning a twofold personal battle - to rehabilitate his body and also his flagging political career. Never a man to accept defeat easily, Roosevelt is determined to teach himself to walk again. Narrated by author and historian David McCollough. See today's choices.
The satirical and irreverent news quiz. Host Angus Deayton is joined by team captain Ian Hislop , plus comedian Eddie Izzard and broadcaster
Janet Street-Porter .
Shownyesterday Stereo Subtitled ........
Further action from the World Snooker
Championship at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Presented by David Vine.
Eighth of a nine-part series.
The Case of Elizabeth England. In
1992, Elizabeth England was living peaceful life in Jacksonville, Florida. She was 39 and single, working as a loan officer in a bank. But her life changed with one phone call from her doctor - she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and told she needed surgery. She went into hospital and had her left breast removed. When she woke up, she was told shedidn't have cancer at all, and her surgeon had removed a healthy breast. At least 40 percent of American doctors have had some form of legal action taken against them, and England felt she had to go to court to find out who was responsible forthis mistake. Sue Ellicott presents highlights of this traumatic trial. Producer Sarah Brown ; Series producer
JaneyWalker Stereo Subtitled ....
Into the home of a Los Angeles family comes a face from the oast -
Harry. His strange and unsettling influence on those around him leads to a terrifying showdown.
Director Charles Burnett (1990. 12) ♦ See Films: pages 51-58 ****
Followed by Weatherview
First of two programmes hosted by Tracey MacLeod which "unplug" classic pop songs.
Cults and Classics. Pop songwriters introduce theirclassic songs and perform them acoustically. This edition includes The Bee Gees with their song To Love Somebody; Deborah Harry and Chris Stein with Heart of Glass: Jimmy Webb with By the Time I Get to
Phoenix; and Iggy Pop and the Stooges with I Wanna Be Your Dog.
Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Mark Cooper