6.00 Learning to Care - how Strathclyde authorities tried integrating pre-school services. Subtitled 3442434 6.25
Modelling Cranes -methods of designing cranes. 3461569 6.50 The Changing Face of Poverty - why the consensus on the welfare state ended in the 1970s.
2339927 7.15 The Heat Is On-global warming. 3720927 7.40 Dating a Granite -determining the age of Sharp Fell, Cumbria. 1503540 8.05 A New Museum at South
Kensington -the early days of the Victoria and Albert Museum. 5452811 8.30 The
Traditions and the Environment- current ecological views 9661724 9.20 Open
Advice- Learning to Learn: fourstudents completing theirfirst year with the Open University. 7204366 9.45Towardsa
Better Life - how the work of Oxfam helps the poor in Rajasthan, India.
10.10 Keeping Watch on the Invisible - monitoring air pollution. 2261163 10.35 Somewhere a Wall Came Down - how families in East Berlin cope with unemployment. 5247057 ll.OOThis
Little Flower Went to Market-transporting flowers from farm to supermarket. 5977540 11.25 Hubbard Brook The
Chemistry of a Forest- the ecosystem of a northern temperate forest.
11.50 Ticket to Fly - a look at the computer systems of British Airways.
Live coverage of the qualifying session for the Belgian Grand Prix. With the La Source hairpin bendjust yards from the start line a good grid position is likely to help around this potential accident blackspot.
Commentary by Murray Walker , Jonathan Palmer and Tony Jardine. Live coverage of the race can be seen tomorrow at
12.35pm on BBC1.
The Men Who Made Radio. Documentary about the "golden age" of radio, by acclaimed film-maker Ken Burns. Although the Italian-born Marconi is remembered as the fatherof radio, it was three very different Americans, with stories as extraordinary as any radio drama, who were responsible for its astonishing success. Narrated by actor Jason Robards. Colour and black and white......................
Saturday MatinÃ©e drama.
Adapted from the novel by HG Wells , who is the subject of tonight's Bookmark at 8.55pm.
Starring John Mills, Sally Ann Howes
Reflecting on a life of missed opportunities, draper Alfred Polly hits upon a drastic solution to his seemingly insurmountable problems.
Director Anthony Pelissier (1949, U)
Black and white Subtitled ..................... * See Films: pages 66-74 ****
Further live coverage from the Oval of the third day's play between England and Pakistan. Stereo ............................
Atlanta hosts the eighth day of competition with a full programme of finals in athletics and swimming. Plus wheelchair rugby, tennis, bowls and weightlifting. Introduced by Helen Rollason. Commentary by Hamilton Bland and Paul Dickenson.
Producer John Watts ; Executive producer Mike Ward
Presented by Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles .......................
Science-fiction fantasy based on the story by HG Wells , the subject of tonieht's Bookmark. starring Rod Taylor , Yvette Mimieux
New Year's Eve. 1899: a brilliant young inventor amazes his companions by informing them that he intends to take avoyage into the future. Hurtling forward through thousands of centuries in his time machine, he comes to rest in a paradise that turns into a nightmare. Director George Pal (1960 PG)
* See Films: pages 66-74 ****
David Filby/James Filby:
Dr Philip Hillyer:
The first of a two-part biography to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of science-fiction writer HG Wells, presented by former Labour leader Michael Foot.
Tonight's programme deals with Wells's impoverished upbringing and the events that led to his writing The Time Machine. The concluding part is on BBC2 tomorrow at 8.45pm. See today's choices.
What made a nice girl from a well-to-do middle class family descend into the sleazy world of drugs, pimps, sex for money, and ultimatelyjail and ruin?
Award-winning documentary film-maker Nick Broomfield goes in search of the real Heidi Fleiss.
Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the third day's play from the Oval, between England and Pakistan. Stereo ....
Continuingthe series of short programmes in which celebrities choose a favourite momentfrom Star Trek. stereo .
Science fiction starring
Donatas Banlonis , Yuri Jarvet
Psychologist Kris Kelvin is sent to investigate the mysterious events on a space station orbiting the planet Solaris. In Russian with English subtitles. Showing in widescreen format.
Hari NATALYABONDARCHUK, Kris Kelvin DONATAS
BANIONIS, Snow YURI JARVET. Sartorius ANATOLI
SOLONITSIN, Burton VLADISLAV DVORJETZKI
DirectorAndrei Tarkovsky (1972, PG)
See Films: pages 66-74 ***
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