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6.00Computing 2822393 6.25The
Spanish Chapel, Florence 2841428 6.50 Molecular Engineers 3942931 7.15
Palazzo Venezia , Rome 7785157 7.40
The Search for the W and Z 9561596 8.05 Culture and Society in Victorian Britain
3653616 8.30 Open Mind 2187751 8.55 Horses for Courses 2106886 9.20 The Sordid Subject of BoeufBourguignon
1454859 9.45 Resources, Environment and Politics Subtitled 6547634 10.10
Survivingthe Exam
10.35 Wendepunkte 1213645 11.00 The World's Best Athlete?
11.25 Giotto


Unknown: Palazzo Venezia
Unknown: Victorian Britain

: Holiday Outings

A visitto Valencia in Spain. Repeat .....

: East Anglian Gardens

Hoveton Hall in Norfolk. Repeat

: Film 96 with Barry Norman

Barry Norman reviews the latest film releases, including Last Man Standing, Multiplicity and Jane Eyre.
Shown lastMondayonBBCl Stereo Subtitled ....


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Jane Eyre.

: Shanghai Express

/ Drama, opening a Saturday
Mat/nee double bill and the first of today's three films starring
Marlene Dietrich
At Peking, an assortment of characters boards a train which begins a journey of passion and danger through war-torn China.
Director Josefvon Sternberg (1932, PG)
Blackandwhite ♦See Films: pages 58-64


Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Director: Josefvon Sternberg
Shanghai Lily: Marlene Dietrich
Captain Donald Doc Harvey: Clive Brook
Hui Fei: Anna May Wong
Henry Chang: Warner Oland
Sam Salt: Eugene Pallette
Reverend Carmichael: Lawrence Grant

: Destry Rides Again

Comedy western, concluding the Saturday Matinée double bill and the second ottoday three films starring Marlene Dietrich
Also featuring James Stewart
Mild-mannered lawman Tom Destry is mocked by the inhabitants of Bottle Neck when he tries to clean up the town. He soon comes up against Frenchy, a brassy showgirl and girlfriend of Kent, who runs a saloon and various forms of corruption.
Director George Marshall (1939) Black and white. 529 The third of today's films starring Marlene Dietrich is The Scarlet Empress, tonight at 12.25am on BBC2.
* See Films: pages 58-64 *****


Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Tom Destry
Director: George Marshall
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Frenchy: Marlene Dietrich
Tom Destry: James Stewart
BohsCallahan: Mischa Auer
Wash Dimsdale: Charles Winninger
Kent: Brian Donlevy
Gyp Watson: Allen Jenkins
Bugs Watson: Warren Hymer
Janice Tyndall: Irene Hervey
Lily Belle Callahan: Una Merkel
LemClaggett: Tom Fadden
Judge Hiram JSIade: Samuel Shinds

: Star Trek: Voyager: Caretaker

Another chance to see the pilot episode of the latest Star Trek series.

A group of freedom fighters called the Maquis takes up arms to combat a new treaty between Cardassia and the Federation.
Captain Kathryn Janeway of the Starship Voyager pursues a Maquis ship into the Badlands, only to be catapulted 70,000 light years into an uncharted quadrant of space.

(Repeat) (Stereo) (Subtitled)
(A new series of Star Trek: Voyager starts tomorrow at 6.45pm on BBC2.)
(See Sci-Fi: page 50)


More hit music from the Top of the Pops archive plus today's chart action and music from around the world.

: Rhodes

Another chance to see the second episode of the drama about the controversial British adventurer.
All the World's Gold. Rhodes invites a young clerk to oversee his business interests while he takes his seat in the Cape parliament, but there are problems in Kimberley. However, tragedy only serves to strengthen
Rhodes's determination to acquire the Kimberley diamond mine.
Shown last Sunday on BBC1
SUPPORT MATERIAL: for a viewers' guide booklet, send a cheque for £4.95 payable to BBC Education, to: [address removed]. For the resource pack for schools and colleges, send a cheque for £46. 99 payableto BBC Education, to:[address removed].
BBC BOOK: Rhodes, by AntonyThomas, is published on 3 October, price£17.99.


Unknown: Cecil Rhodes
Cecil Rhodes: Martin Shaw
Princess Radziwill: Frances Barber
Dr Jameson: Neil Pearson
BarneyBarnato: Ken Stott
Neville Pickering: Ray Coulthard
Alfred Beit: Frantz Dobrowsky
Charles Rudd: David Butler
John X Merriman: Philip Godawa
Sir Hercules Robinson: John Carson
Dr Matthews: Jon Maytham
Harry Currey: Gresby Nash
Frank Thompson: Sean Taylor
DrHansSauer: Paul Eilers
Dr Harris: Guy Delancey
Solly Joel: Nicky Rebelo

: News and Sport

Presented by Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather David Lee


Presented By: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: David Lee

: Correspondent

The mood of the USA in the run up to the presidential election is the theme of two special editions of Correspondent.
In the first, presenter Charles Wheeler asks whyyoung people are proving reluctant to vote; black right-wing activist Star Parkertakes her controversial views on welfare and affirmative action back to the streets of south central Los Angeles; and Martin Bell visits a Marine Corps boot camp to find out what the cadets feel about their country's future foreign relations.
Part two next week. See today's choices. Editor Keith Bowers


Presenter: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: Star Parkertakes
Editor: Keith Bowers

: What the Papers Say

Russell Davies casts a critical eye over the week's national press.


Unknown: Russell Davies

: The Hollow State

The explosion in global communications is changing the world at a bewildering rate. As money, goods, information and even people flow unimpeded across borders, the old idea of the nation state is gradually being destroyed.
Sketch columnist Simon Hoggart presents his own personal observations on these changes in the first of a two-part documentary and talks to people who are the forefront of the new global reality including Bill Gates, head of Microsoft, Japanese thinker Kenichi Ohmae and "futurologists" Alvin Toffler and Arthur C Clarke. Part two next week.


Presenter: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Bill Gates
Unknown: Kenichi Ohmae
Unknown: Alvin Toffler
Unknown: Arthur C. Clarke
Producer: Frank Simmonds
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: Fine Cut

Divided Memories
Is it possible that a person can have a traumatic sexual experience in childhood, lose all memory of it and, years later, recover that memory? Ofra Bikel's prize-winning film looks at the controversial phenomenon of repressed memory through the testimony of children, parents and psychotherapists. Last in the series. See today's choices. Producer Charles Schuerhoff; Series editor
Nick Fraser Stereo


Producer: Charles Schuerhoff

: Close Up

John Schlesinger talks about the opera scene from Citizen Kane and David Puttnam
choses his favourite movie moment from The Killing Fields.
Producer Nick Freand Jones


Talks: John Schlesinger
Talks: David Puttnam
Producer: Nick Freand Jones

: Stanley and Iris

Drama starring Jane Fonda
Robert De Niro
Iris King , widowed for less that a year, is battling to keep her life in order. Stanley Cox is a single man, capable and hard-working; but he has a secret - he cannot read or write.
Showing in widescreen.
Director Martin Ritt (1989, 15)
# See Films: pages 58-64 ***


Unknown: Jane Fonda
Unknown: Robert de Niro
Unknown: Iris King
Director: Martin Ritt
Iris King: Jane Fonda
StanleyCox: Robert de Niro
Sharon: Swoosie Kurtz
Kelly King: Martha Plimpton
Richard: Harley Cross
Joe: Jamey Sheridan
Leonides Cox: Feodor Chaliapin
Elaine: Zohra Lampert

: The Scarlet Empress

The last of today's three films starring Marlene Dietrich
Historical drama. The story of an innocent German princess who became the notorious Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia.
Sophia Frederica, Catherine 11 MARLENE DIETRICH Director Josef von Sternberg (1934)
Black and White
♦See Films: pages 58-64 ***** ♦See Barry Norman : page 58
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: Barry Norman
Count Alexei: John Lodge
Grand Duke Peter: Sam Jaffe
Empress Elizabeth: Louise Dresser
Catherine as a child: Maria Sieber
Prince August: C Aubrey Smith
Countess Elizabeth: Ruthelma Stevens
Princess Johanna: Olive Tell
Gregory Orloff: Gavin Gordon
Lieutenant Ovtsyn: Jameson Thomas

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