6.00 Errors Aren't Forever 2257085
6.25 Modelling Pollution 2269820
6.50 Synthesis of a Drug 5241563
7.15 Nature Display'd Women, Nature and the Enlightenment Subtitled 7110849 7.40 Electrons and Photons 9996288
8.05 Rural Life Victorian Farming
8.30 Literature and History The Next Five Minutes 2512443
8.55 Ouverture Dimanche en Anjou 2531578
9.20 Japanese Education Changing the Mould 6502761
9.45 History of Crime A Question of Evidence 8846266
10.10 Air Pollution 3517172
10.35 Experiments and Energy 1648337
11.00 Fighting Rust in Your Car 5498462
11.25 Italian Universities The Academy of Waste? 5578064
11.50 Refining the View
A look at some harmful side effects of modern fishing methods
Barry Norman reviews the week's new releases, including TimetoKill, thefilm version of John Grisham 's first novel, and Emma, the big screen version of Jane Austen 's novel, starring Gwyneth Paltrow. Katie Derham looks atcinema's continuing love affairwith literary works. And Eddie Murphy talks to Tom Brook about his latest role in The Nutty Professor and discusses his careerfortunes. Shown last Monday on BBC1
A triple bill featuring the work of writer/director Frank Tashlin begins with this comedy fantasy starring Ava Gardner, Robert Walker.
Tashlin co-wrote the screenplay for this tale of window-dresser Eddie Hatch who kisses a statue of Venus which amazingly comes to life. Problems arise when Eddie's fiancee discovers that this "Goddess of Love" is completely captivated by him.
(1948) (Black and white)
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A comedy directed by Frank Tashlin and starring
Dick Powell , Debbie Reynolds
It's Christmas Eve in Hollywood and penniless scriptwriter Mark Christopher hasn't had an original idea in years. Then he receives an unexpected present- a teenagejuvenile delinquent called Susan. Mark Christopher DICK POWELL , Susan DEBBIE REYNOLDS
. Isabella ANNE FRANCIS , Virgil ALVY MOORE , Maude GLENDA FARRELL , Maizel HORACE MCMAHON ,
Hanlon HERBVIGRAN, Harvey LESTREMAYNE
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Susan. Mark Christopher Dick
. Isabella Anne
This afternoon's triple bill concludes with a comedy thriller directed by Frank Tashlin.
Starring Doris Day , Richard Harris
When industrial designer Patricia Foster gets caught in Paris selling a secret formula to a rival cosmetics firm, her troubles are onlyjust beginning. Showing in widescreen format.
Patricia Foster DORIS DAY , Christopher White RICHARD
HARRIS. Stuart Clancy RAY WALSTON , Matthew Cutter JACK KRUSCHEN
, Sir Jason Fox EDWARD MULHARE
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Patricia Foster Doris
Harris. Stuart Clancy Ray
Matthew Cutter Jack
Sir Jason Fox Edward
Further coverage of today's semi-finals of the Bournemouth International Open from the West Hants Club. This inaugural clay court tournament has attracted some of the best players in the world. Commentary by John Barrett and Mark Cox. Introduced by Sue Barker.
Producer Johnnie Watherston Coverage of the final can be seen tomorrow on BBC2 starting at 2.35pm
Highlights from last Friday's edition of Top of the Pops plus nostalgia with varied selection of chart hits from the recent and distant past, including the Top of the Pops debut of Oasis.
Executive producer Ric Blaxiil Stereo
The Reliant Three-Wheeler. A look at the unique little car that shot to stardom as Del Boy 's mode of transport in Only Fools and Horses. From its wobbly beginnings in the thirties through the financial troubles of the nineties, Top Gear's Quentin Willson examines the history of this peculiarly English vehicle. Producer Richard Pearson
Top Gear is on Thursday at8.30pm on BBC2.
The day's national and international news. Presented by Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton
Live from the Albert Hall , the musical line-up begins with a performance of Haydn Te Deum by the BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra and the BBC Singers, conducted by Andrew Davis. Poul Ruders 's Concerto in Pieces, a reworking of Purcell, follows. Then Felicity Lott and Ann Murray join conductor Andrew Davis to sing music from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and Mitridate.
This is followed by a brief visit to the BBC's Proms in the Park concert in Hyde Park, where the BBC Concert Orchestra plays Leonard Bernstein 's overture Candide, conducted by Robin Stapleton. Back at the Royal Albert Hall , Joanna MacGregor (piano) and John Wallace (trumpet) perform Shostakovich's Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and Strings. James Naughtie describes the scene. Part two can be seen on BBC1 starting at 9.15pm. See today's choices.
Director Bob Coles ; Series editor Peter Maniura
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: with Radio 3
Join Richard Baker on Radio Times's classical music cruise: page
Andrew Davis 's Kind of Day: page
The series in which well-known people talk about their favourite movie moments continues with a double bill.
Author JG Ballard chooses a scene from Sunset Boulevard and Mary Whitehouse describes the importance of the British classic Brief Encounter.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
The first in a new three-part series of the international documentary showcase.
In 1991, the Jordans, whose family had farmed the land around Troublesome Creek in Iowa for more than 100 years, ran into problems over their operating loan. Self-confessed Western addict Russell Jordan and his wife Mary Jane were faced with selling all their possessions in a bid to stay afloat. See today's choices.
Producers Jeanne Jordan and Steven Ascher : Series editor Nicholas Fraser
Drama, based on the classic
W Somerset Maugham novel, starring Bill Murray
Afterwitnessingthe horrors of the First World War, Larry Darrell is obsessed with finding some meaning in his life-a journey of self-discoverywhich takes him to Tibet and Paris. Showing in widescreen format.
Director John Byrum (1984, 15)
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Drama, continuing the season of films by the great
French director Eric Rohmer , starri ng Jean-Louis Trintignant
Afterten years abroad, Jean-Louis, a solitary young engineer, returns home and becomes convinced that he will marry Frangoise, a student he sees at Mass. In French with English subtitles.
Director Eric Rohmer (1969)
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The nextfilm in the season is Claire's Knee, being shown on Friday at 1.00am on BBC2.
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