The first oftoday's two films showing as a tribute to
Dorothy Lamour , who died last month.
Turn-of-the-century New York: ambitious saloon singer Lulu Belle will stop at nothingto achieve success. But she leaves behind numerous broken hearts, as well as many suspects when someone tries to kill her.
Director Leslie Fenton (1948) Black and white . Road to Singapore is at 12.45pm.
+ See Films: pages 65-72 ***
8.20 Questions of National Identity
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Epic saga set in ancient India.
Pauravraj tells his son about his plans to overcome his rivals and capture Magadh.
Live Asian arts and entertainment magazine. This week, actor SaeedJaffrey looks at 100 years of Indian cinema and the rise of "Bollywood". With Mo Dutta and RajeshMirchandani. Stereo .......... Phone-in number: (0121) [number removed](standard rates apply)
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David Attenborough presents a documentary aboutthe wild otters that inhabit Scotland's Shetland Islands.
Films under reviewthis week include Tin Cup and Dragonheart.
Shown last MondayonBBCl Stereo
Comedy, concluding the tribute to Dorothy Lamour
Also starring BingCrosby, Bob Hope
Josh escapes from his father and fiancee and travels with his pal Ace to Singapore, where he encounters the beautiful Mima.
Blackandwhite * See Films: pages 65-72
From the Saturday Matinée season, the first in a double-bill of musicals set in Las Vegas. Starring
Dan Dailey , Cyd Charisse
RancherChuck Rodwell is hooked on roulette, but he doesn't hit the big time until he meets his very own good luck charm - ballerina Maria Corvier.
Director Roy Rowland (1956) ........................ ◆ See Films: pages 65-72 ***
The second of two Saturday
Matinée musicals set in the gambling capital of the world.
Starring Elvis Presley ,
Ann-Margret Young racing driver Lucky Jackson arrives in Las Vegas with dreams of winningthe city's grand prix, but first he faces a race against time to pay for a new engine for his car. Showing in widescreen format.
Director George Sidney (1964, U) * See Films: pages 65-72
More hit music from the Top of the Pops archives, plus today's chart action and music from around the world.
Producer Ric Blaxill Stereo
Another chance to see the fifth episode of the drama about the controversial
The Chameleon and the Fly
Determined to expand north in search of gold, Rhodes orders his pioneer column, a private army, to enter
Mashonaland. But thegold appears to be in territory ruled by Lobengula, which Rhodes has been forbidden to attack by the British government.
Continues tomorrow at 9.05pm on BBC1
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Presented by Moira Stuart. Subtitled
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Tonight's documentary examines the possible effects of working overtime and the potentially fatal errors that can occur when employees are forced to work long hours.
The European Union is eagerto regulate workingtime and to protect workers'rights by limiting the working week to a maximum of 48 hours. But this is one of the latest issues on which
Britain's govern mentis not in agreement with its European partners.
David Waltertravels across Europe to investigate the state of the EU's working hours - from Portugal, which has the longest working hours in Europe, to Austria, where working overtime is seen in a negative light.
Producer Frederick Baker ; Editor Keith Bowers
Jim White of The Guardian casts a critical eye overthe week's national press. Director Jon Woods ; Producer Brian Blake
Grand Prix action from the Bournemouth International Centre. World numbertwo
John Higgins is aiming to reach histhird consecutive final, after winning the title in 1994 and coming second to Stephen Hendry last year. Tonight, he plays his second-round match in the first major domestic tournament of the season.
The week's commentators are
Ray Edmonds , Clive Everton , John Spencer , Dennis Taylor and John Virgo. Introduced by David Vine.
News quiz presented by Angus Deayton , with regularteam captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. Tonight'sguests include former Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Lawson.
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The Screen Two series continues with tonight's romantic comedy, starring
Mark Rylance, Georgina Cates
Ireland, 1941: while the rest of Europe is at war, the inhabitants of Kinalty Castle find themselves overwhelmed by uncontrollable feelings of lust and passion. Before long, Charlie Raunce, the castle's butler, has fallen head over heels in love with Edith the housemaid.
See today's choices.
Adapted by Maggie Wadey ; Producer Louis Marks, Director Diarmuid Lawrence
* See This Week: page 7
Child Slave Rescue
The first in this four-part documentary series travels to
India to tell the story of Kailash
Satyarthi, whose organisation attempts to rescue children from the country's child slave trade. See today's choices.
Producer Steve Sklair: Series producer Bob Long
◆ See Polly Toynbee : page 14
Highlights of today's semi-final action from the World Match Play championship at Wentworth. Introduced by Steve Rider.
Producer Julie Griffiths
Highlights of today's play from the Bournemouth International Centre, where John Higgins concluded his second-round match. Plus action from world champion Stephen Hendry, Ronnie O'Sullivan and John Parrott.
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