6.00 One Small Step.... 701 7692 6.25 Calculus 7003499 6.50 The Origins of State Social Work 5029692 7.15 Cine-Cinephiles 3072383 7.40
Equilibrium Rules OK? 4651741 8.05 Crime and Punishment 7174437 8.30
Questions of Sovereignty
8641321 9.20 Global Firms, Shrinking Worlds 7433234 9.45 Brazil - Out of Development? 6041302 10.10 Representingthe People
2716925 ll.OOThe Right Course forYou? Subtitled 6617437 11.25 Tropical Forest
The Conundrum of Coexistence
11.50The Third Revolution
How to get great views of the pike, find the sinister burying beetle and glimpse young badger cubs. With Simon King.
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Sex and violence are commonplace on a Californian beach - wherethe participants are elephant seals. David Attenborough looks at the life cycle of this gigantic animal.
A musical documentary covering one year in the life and career of Elvis Presley, and opening a Saturday Matinee double bill about the legendary rock 'n' roll performer. The film, showing for the first time on British network television, incorporates stills, archive film and songs including Heartbreak Hotel and Hound Dog. it looks back to 1956 - the year a poor 21-year-old from Mississippi changed the face of music for ever.
Narrated by Levon Helm, drummer with rock group The Band.
(Colour and B/W)
Biopic, showing as part of the Saturday Matinée film season, and second in a double bill about the King of rock'n'roll. Starring
The story of the man behind the myth, from his birth into a poor Mississippi family in 1935 to his comeback concert in Las
Vegas in 1969. Director John Carpenter (1979, U)
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Colonel Tom Parker:
Lisa Marie Presley:
Coverage of the Women's European
Championships from the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, featuring the overall final. Three hundred competitors from 38 countries have been taking part in this competition, the first European
Championships in Britain since 1972.
With the Atlanta Gamesjust nine weeks away, there is the added pressure of this being an Olympic year. The reigning world champion Lilia Podkopeyeva , from Ukraine, and Romania's defending
European champion, Gina Gogean , are among the favourites. Commentary by Barry Davies , Mitch Fennerand Christine Still. Introduced by Helen Rollason.
TV presentation Keith Mackenzie , Barbara Slater
In this Scrutiny film, Dinah Lammiman reports on how parliament's Scottish Affairs Select Committee attempted to get to the bottom of murky tales about alleged abuse of government money in the most remote part of Britain - Orkney and Shetland. As soon as the six Committee members touched down, they became submerged in a bizarre world of rumour, accusations, counterclaim and axe-wielding Vikings.
Presented by Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton
The review series that keeps a critical eye on the British press. Tonight's programme is presented by Christopher Silvester of London's Evening Standard. Producer Brian Blake Stereo
Tonight's programme features a report on the mixed-race Aboriginal children, known as "the stolen generation", who were forcibly removed from their homelands by the Australian government and taken to white areas as part of an assimilation programme. Although the policy ended in many of them, as adults, are still sufferingfrom emotional problems and are now starting to press for compensation from the authorities. Editor Keith Bowers ; Deputy editor Fiona Murch
Tony Spawforth goes in search of the legacy of Alexander the Great. He follows in Alexander's footsteps in Egypt from ancient Thebes to the catacombs under Alexandria, and on to the magnificent mountains of Turkey to uncover the legends which reveal Alexander as not on ly a great warrior, but a man who was worshipped as a God King. See today's choices. Director/Producer Christopher Mann
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The satirical and irreverent news quiz. Hosted by Angus Deayton , with Ian Hislop , publicist Max Clifford and stand-up comedian Fred Macaulay.
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Drama, featuring the star of Dennis Potter's "Karaoke", Albert Finney
Dublin, 1960s: as usual, bus conductor Alfie Byrne is captivating his passengers by reciting from the works of Oscar Wilde. This morning, however, they are joined on their route by a new face, the beautiful Adele Rice, and Alfie realises he has the opportunity to fulfil his dream of staging Wilde's Salome, with Adele as his princess.
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How TV keeps Britain's film Industry alive: page 6
Spotlight on Tara Fitzgerald: page 9
Woman at canal:
Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Another chance to see an episode of the classic comedy.
Starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett.
Albert fears the worst after having a chest x-ray.
The eclectic music show hosted by pianist Jools Holland.
Tonight's guests include the Manic
Street Preachers and Pete Townshend. Seetoday'schoices.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper
Drama starring Jack Webb
Janet Leigh , Edmond O'Brien
Pete Kelly leads a successful jazz band that plays the speakeasy clubs of Kansas in the Prohibition era.
However, when a gangstertries to muscle in on his business, he is forced to make a stand. Showing in widescreen format.
Director Jack Webb (1955, PG) ♦ See Films: pages 49-56 ****