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: The Saint in New York

Crime adventure, beginninga season of films featuring
Leslie Charteris 's famous sleuth.
Starri ng Louis Hayward
The Robin Hood of modern crime joins the fight against the New York underworld and, in particular, the battle to haltthe criminal career of the Machiavellian "Big Fellow". Director Ben Holmes (1938, PG)
Blackand white
♦ See Films: pages 67-72


Unknown: Leslie Charteris
Unknown: Robin Hood
Director: Ben Holmes

: Open University

8.20 The Rinuccini Chapel, Florence 9714220 8.45 Diagrams 8660336 9.10
The Lyonnais: a Changing Economy

: Chanakya

Epic saga set in ancient India.
Sharan succeeds in saving the life of commander Bal Gupta.


Unknown: Bal Gupta.

: Network East

Live Asian arts and entertainment magazine. This week, singer Apache Indian asks whythere is a lack of successful Asians in the pop business. With Mo Dutta and Rajesh Mirchandani.
Phone-in number: (0121) [number removed](standard rates apply)


Unknown: Mo Dutta
Unknown: Rajesh Mirchandani.

: Bollywood or Bust!

Hindi film quiz. Stereo .....

: Carrier's Caribbean

Jamaica. Robert Carrier travels to
Jamaica, where he cooksjerk chicken and ackee with salt fish -two of the island's mostfamous dishes. Repeat .........

: Film 96 with Barry Norman

Films under review this week include
Chain Reaction and Twelfth Night.
Shown last Monday on BBCl Stereo

: Gold Diggers of 1933

Musical, beginning today's Saturday Matinée triple bill featuring the work of Hollywood choreographer Busby Berkeley.
A struggling producer and three out-of-work dancers team up to put on a new show, but they are hindered by financial problems.
(1933) Black and white
See Films: pages 67-72


Choreography: Busby Berkeley
Director: Mervyn Leroy
J Lawrence Bradford: Warren William
Carol King: Joan Blondell
Trixie Lorraine: Aline MacMahon
Polly Parker: Ruby Keeler
Brad Roberts: Dick Powell

: Girl Crazy

Musical comedy, the second of three Saturday Matinee films featuring the work of choreographer
Busby Berkeley. Starring
Mickey Rooney , Judy Garland
Student playboy Danny Churchill Jr still finds a beautiful girl to pursue, even after he is exiled to a men-only college.
Danny Churchill Jr MICKEY ROONEY , GingerGray JUDY GARLAND Bud Livermore GIL STRATTON , Henry Lathrop ROBERT E STRICKLAND. "Rags" "RAGS" RAGLAND
Director Norman Taurog (1943)
Black and white ..... ◆ See Films: pages 67-72 ***


Unknown: Busby Berkeley.
Unknown: Mickey Rooney
Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Danny Churchill Jr
Unknown: Danny Churchill Jr Mickey Rooney
Unknown: Gingergray Judy Garland
Unknown: Bud Livermore Gil Stratton
Unknown: Henry Lathrop Robert E Strickland.
Director: Norman Taurog

: Easy to Love

The Saturday Mat/neetriple bill concludes with a musical starring
Esther Williams , Van Johnson
Julie Hallerton is determined to get her workaholic boss's mind off business.
, Nancy Parmel EDNA SKINNER
DirectorCharles Walters (1953) ◆ See Films: pages 67-72 ***


Unknown: Esther Williams
Unknown: Van Johnson
Unknown: Julie Hallerton
Unknown: Julie Hallerton Esther Williams
Unknown: Ray Lloyd van Johnson
Unknown: Barry Gordon Tony Martin.
Unknown: Hank John Bromfield
Unknown: Nancy Parmel Edna Skinner
Director: Charles Walters


More hits from the Top of the Pops archives, plus today's charts and music from around the world.
ProducerRlc Blaxill Stereo .................

: Rhodes

Another chance to see the sixth episode of the drama series.
Land, Gold and Loot. After severe provocation from Dr Jameson, Lobengula wages war on Rhodes's private army. Continues tomorrow at 9pm on BBC1
Repeat Stereo Subtitled.....
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 payable to BBC Education, to: [address removed]

: News and Sport

Presented by Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish ...................


Presented By: Moira Stuart.

: Assignment

The New Silk Road
The ancient Silk Road brought prosperity to the cities of central Asia. Now another precious commodity- opium, and its derivative heroin - is following the same path, leaving drug addicts, smugglers and chaos in its wake.
Tonight's documentary investigates this new narcotic route. Peregrine Hodson reports on the crisis from northern Afghanistan, a country now estimated to be the source of half of the world's heroin, and war-torn Tajikistan, whence the passage of drugs winds its way through the former Soviet Union and into the western world.
Producer Giselle Portenier ; Editor Keith Bowers


Unknown: Silk Road
Unknown: Peregrine Hodson
Unknown: Soviet Union
Producer: Giselle Portenier
Editor: Keith Bowers

: What the Papers Say

John Diamond of The Times casts an eye over the week's national press.


Presenter: John Diamond
Producer: Brian Blake
Director: Jon Woods

: Snooker

The second semi-final of the Grand Prix gets under way this evening at the Bournemouth International Centre. If
Peter Ebdon and 1994 Grand Prix champion John Higgins have won the previous rounds, there could be an intriguing match in prospect. Presented by David Vine , with commentary by Ray Edmonds , Clive Everton , John Spencer , Dennis Taylor and John Virgo. Coverage continues at 12 midnight.
Directors Trevor Morris , Mike Ward and John Watts Editors Gary Franses and Rupert Rumney


Unknown: Peter Ebdon
Unknown: John Higgins
Presented By: David Vine
Commentary By: Ray Edmonds
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: John Spencer
Commentary By: Dennis Taylor
Commentary By: John Virgo.
Directors: Trevor Morris
Directors: Mike Ward
Directors: John Watts
Editors: Gary Franses
Editors: Rupert Rumney

: Have I Got News For You

Actress Maureen Lipmanjoins team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton for another round of the satirical news quiz presented by Angus Deayton.
Shownyesterday Stereo


Unknown: Maureen Lipmanjoins
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton
Presented By: Angus Deayton.

: Flowers of the Forest

A Screen Two drama starring Lia Williams, Pauline Collins, Annette Crosbie

Two young children are brought to Janet Hinton, a social worker in the Scottish Highlands. When both she and an independent expert become convinced that the children are part of a ritual child abuse network, the small community is thrown into disarray.
See today's choices.
Andrew Duncan interviews Pauline Collins: page 20


Writery: Michael Eaton
Producer: Norman McCandlish
Director: Michael Whyte
Unknown: Andrew Duncan
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Janet Hinton: Lia Williams
Aileen Matthews: Pauline Collins
Elizabeth Mackay: Annette Crosbie
Nell Ogilvie: Patricia Kerrigan
Amy Ogllvie: Kelly MacDonald
Gordon Weir: Clive Russell
Magda Lewis: Susan Vidler
Estelle: Barbara Peirson
Dr Torrance: Garrick Hagon
Jamie Ogilvie: Gordon McCorkell
Cindi Ogilvie: Lyndsay Henderson
Annie: Molly Weir
Headmistress: Janette Foggo
Hostel supervisor: Lesley Mackie
George: Gary Lewis
Terry Rainbird: John Buick
Becky Rainbird: Patricia Ross
Josie Rainbird: Sophie Scott
Dorian Rainbird: Gareth White
Police constable: David Gallacher
Doctor: Ronald Simon
First survivor: Mary Waters
Second survivor: Philip Carroll

: Video Diaries: Oils and Oilskins

Lifeboat coxswain Eric Ward comes from St Ives, Cornwall, a town known both for its fishing industry and its vibrant artistic community. Ten years ago, Eric applied brush to canvas and tapped into a hitherto hidden talent for life-painting.
See today's choices.


Subject: Eric Ward
Producer: Edi Smockum
Series Producer: Bob Long

: Snooker

More green-baize action from the International Centre in Bournemouth as the second semi-final is played to its conclusion. See 8.10pm for details.
Coverage of the final starts tomorrow at
2.00pmonBBC2. Stereo ..............

: Miss Mary

Drama starring
Julie Christie
As she prepares to leave Buenos
Aires, Miss Mary Mulligan recalls her years as governess to a rich aristocratic family whose strict codes of conduct allow sexual freedom to men, but not to women. Some dialogue in Spanish with English subtitles.
Director Maria LuisaBemberg (1986. 15).. + See Films: pages 67-72 ***
Followed byWeatherview


Unknown: Julie Christie
Unknown: Miss Mary Mulligan
Director: Maria Luisabemberg
Mary Mulligan: Julie Christie
Mecha: Nacha Guevara
Perla: Luisina Brando
Alfredo: Eduardo Pavlovsky
Ernesto: Gerardo Romano
Grandmother: Iris Marga
Grandfather: Guillermo Battaglia

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