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6.00TheWaytoHolmes 6790427 6.25 UptotheMark 6779934 6.50Family
Centre 3273088 7.15 Slaves and Noble
Savages 4023972 7.40 Man-Made Macromolecules 1216392 8.05 The
Great Exhibition A Lesson in Taste?
6118330 8.30 Serjeant Musgrave at the Court 8370381 8.55 Sexual Selection andSpeciation 5320066 9.20 A Matter of Resource 3671408 10.10 Energyfrom Waste 1359408 10.35 Evaluating
Pre-School Education 8683576 11.00
Statistical Sciences
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Unknown: Serjeant Musgrave

: Watch Out

Practical ways to find and watch wild animals, insects and birds, presented by Simon King. This week, a look at the polecat, swimming with seals in Scotland and tracking wild otters.
Shownyesterday Stereo .....................


Presented By: Simon King.

: Global Warning

The Horns of a Dilemma
Short documentary film about the poachingof rhino horn, a commodity prized throughout the world......

: The Lives of a Bengal Lancer

Action adventure, first in a Saturday Matinée double bill of films starring Gary Cooper
Also starring Franchot Tone
India, the North-West Frontier: a young lieutenant ofthe Bengal Lancers is captured by a rebel border chief. Things look hopeless when two fellow Lancers who have penetrated the rebels' stronghold are also taken prisoner.
Director Henry Hathaway (1935) B/W ... * See Films: pages 51-60 ****


Unknown: Gary Cooper
Director: Henry Hathaway
Lt McGregor: Gary Cooper
LtForsythe: Franchot Tone
Major Hamilton: C Aubrey Smith
Lt Stone: Richard Cromwell
Colonel Stone: Guy Standing
Tania Volkanskaya: Kathleen Burke
Mohammed Khan: Douglas Dumbrille
HamzuliaKhan: Monte Blue
Emir of Gopal: Akim Tamiroff
Grand Vizier: J Carrol Naish
Lt Barrett: Colin Tapley
Hendrickson: Jameson Thomas
Ram Singh: Noble Johnson
Major Gen Woodley: Lumsden Hare
Lt Norton: Clive Morgan

: Distant Drums

Adventure, concludingthe
Saturday Matinée double bill starring Gary Cooper
Also starring Mari Aldon
Captain Quincy Wyatt leads a daring raid through treacherous Florida swamplands to quell a Seminole Indian uprising.
Director Raoul Walsh (1951) ♦See Films: pages 51-60 ***


Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Mari Aldon
Unknown: Captain Quincy Wyatt
Director: Raoul Walsh
Captain Quincy Wyatt: Gary Cooper
Judy Beckett: Mari Aldon
RichardTutts: Richard Webb
Private Mohair: Ray Teal
Monk: Arthur Hunnicutt
General Zachary Taylor: Robert Barrat
Sergeant Shane: Clancy Cooper

: Cricket: First Test

Live coverage from Edgbaston of the final session of play on the third day of the First Test between England and India. Introduced by Tony Lewis , with commentary by Richie Benaud , Geoffrey Boycott , David Gowerand Ravi Shastri. Highlights of today's play can be seen at
1 1.45pm on BBC 1.


Introduced By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Geoffrey Boycott
Commentary By: David Gowerand Ravi Shastri.

: What the Papers Say

The review series that keeps a critical eye on the British press. Tonight's programme is presented by Jonathan Cooper of the Daily Mirror.
Producer Brian Blake


Presented By: Jonathan Cooper
Producer: Brian Blake

: News and Sport

Presented by Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Ian McCaskill .............


Presented By: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Jungle Politics

In this Scrutiny film, a group of British MPs attempts to resolve a problem of global proportions - how to reconcile the aims of worldwide free trade with environmental protection. Sarah Harrison follows the Environment
Select Committee in its search for answers. From a DIY store in London to the tropical rainforests of Malaysia, the MP investigators lookforways for Britain to help save the world.
Producer Mark Hedgecoe ; Editor Anne Tyerman


Unknown: Sarah Harrison
Producer: Mark Hedgecoe
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: Young Musicians 96

Shoes off, Hands on The second in a series of four workshops for young musicians.
Sarah Walker explores three types of Asian musicflourishing in Britain - gamelan, bhangraand Indian classical - and looks at teaching methods. She joins young people at London's Royal Festival Hall as they get to grips with Indonesian gamelan; she meets the bhangra band Sansaarin Bradford as they prepare to perform at a wedding; and at the Bhavan Centre in London she tries her hand at the tabla and sits in on masterclasses in dance and sitar.
A series of Young Musicians recitals starts tonight at 2.05am. Music from last week's Young Composers workshop can be heard earliertoday, at
3.45pm, and next Saturday on Radio 3. Producer Simon Broughton ; Executive producer
BobLockyer Stereo ......................... Event sponsored by Lloyds Bank
BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE: there is afeature on the Young Musicians workshops in the June edition of the magazine, available at£4.25 from newsagents.


Musicians: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Sansaarin Bradford
Producer: Simon Broughton

: Steptoe and Son

A chance to see an episode of the classic comedy, starring Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett.
Without Prejudice. Harold dreams of a better life awayfrom west London. Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Producer Duncan Wood


Unknown: Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown: Harry H Corbett.
Written By: Ray Galton
Written By: Alan Simpson
Producer: Duncan Wood

: Have I Got News for You

Last in the series of the satirical news quiz. Hosted by Angus Deayton.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Colin Swash
Shownyesterday Stereo Subtitled ...... BBC BOOK: Have I Got News for You is available from booksellers.


Unknown: Angus Deayton.
Director: Paul Wheeler

: Screen Two: The Precious Blood

Drama set in Belfast, asking whether it is possible to have peace with justice. Starring
Amanda Burton, Kevin McNally
Rosie Williams is haunted by the murder of her husband 12 years previously. Her teenage son John is heading for a life of delinquency fuelled by revenge. Then, he meets Billy McVea, who runs a boxing gym, affecting all their lives. See today's choices.
Written by Graham Reid; Producers Robert Cooper. Anthony Rowe : Director John Woods
# The price of peace: page 24


Unknown: Amanda Burton
Unknown: Kevin McNally
Unknown: Rosie Williams
Unknown: Billy McVea
Written By: Graham Reid
Producers: Robert Cooper.
Producers: Anthony Rowe
Director: John Woods
Roisin (Rosie) Willis: Amanda Burton
Billy McVea: Kevin McNally
John Willis: Michael Legge
Jean McBride: Michelle Fairley
Albert McVea: James Ellis
Alice McVea: Margaret D'Arcy
Susan McVea: Cara Kelly
Harold McVea: Gavin Kennedy
Turk: Derek Halligan
Midge: Marc O'Shea
DetlnspStarkie: Tim Loane
DetlnspGalbraith: Gerard Crossan
Davie Bell: Andrew Roddy
Tom Walsh: David Calvert
Sinn Fein spokesman: Trevor Moore
Mrs Cowan: Catherine Brennan
Pauline Willis: Rosemary McCauley
Joanne McVea: Catherine Higgins

: Later with Jools Holland

The eclectic music show hosted by pianist Jools Holland. The guests include rock legend Patti Smith , New Zealand's Crowded House, Northern Ireland's pop threesome Ash and US hip-hop trio the Fugees.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper


Pianist: Jools Holland.
Unknown: Patti Smith
Director: Janet Fraser Crook
Producer: Mark Cooper

: The Milky Way

Drama, continuing the season of films by the great film director Luis Bunuel , starring
Laurent Terzieff , Paul Frankeur
A pairof vagrants, Jean and Pierre, decide to walk from Paris to the shrine of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Their pilgrimage becomes a trip through the history of heresy as the pilgrims slip through time and space. In French with English subtitles. (1968,15) ......................................
* See Films: pages 51-60 *****
Followed by Weatherview


Director: Luis Bunuel
Unknown: Laurent Terzieff
Unknown: Paul Frankeur
Jean: Laurent Terzieff
Pierre: Paul Frankeur
Prostitute: Delphine Seyrig
Virgin Mary: Edith Scob
Jesus: Bernard Verley
Jesuit: Georges Marchal
Jansenist: Jean Plat
Priscillian: Jean-Claude Carriere
Spanish priest: Julien Guiomar
Marquis: Michel Piccoli
The Devil: Pierre Clementi

: Young Musicians 96: Encore

First in a series of recitals given by past Young Musicians finalists, celebrating ten years of the competition.
Tonight, clarinet player Michael Collins , a finalist in 1978, plays music by Stravinsky and Weber, accompanied by pianist Kathryn Stott.
Director Bob Coles


Unknown: Michael Collins
Pianist: Kathryn Stott.
Director: Bob Coles

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