A series of programmes from Open
University taking an area of life each week and exploring it from different perspectives. The Body. David Goldblatt presents a guide to the human body, considering how it grows, works and is perceived.
Open Sunday starts tomorrow at 7.25am. Executive producer Chris Palmer INFORMATION: call (01908) [number removed]for a free brochure. and see Ceefax page 617. The internet address is: http://www.open.ac.uk/saturday/
Comedy starring WC Fields
The Great Man goes to Esoteric
Studios with a film script, but comes up against an unsympathetic producer.
Director Edward Cline (1941) Black andwhite ♦ See Films: pages 48-51
' Spy drama,the first film in a Saturday Matinée Orson Welles triple bill. Starring Joseph Cotten
An American munitions expert's trip to
Istanbul turns sourwhen he suffers an attempt on his life by an Axis agent. Howard Graham
JOSEPH COTTEN , Colonel Haki ORSON WELLES
Josette Martel .DOLORES DEL RIO. Stephanie
Graham RUTH WARRICK , Mrs Mathews AGNES MOOREHEAD
Director Norman Foster and Orson Welles (uncredited)
(1942. U) Black and white * See Films: pages 48-51
Biographical drama, continuing the Saturday Matinee triple bill.
Starring Orson Welles , Joseph Cotten
Afterthe death of famous newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane , reporters try to discoverthe truth about his life. Charles Foster Kane
ORSON WELLES. Jedediah Leland
JOSEPH COTTEN. Susan Alexander DOROTHY COMINGORE, Mr Bernstein EVERETT SLOANE Director Orson Welles (1941. U)
Blackandwhite Subtitled...... ♦ See Rims: pages 48-51 ***** ♦ What do you mean, you've never seen it?: page 43
Coverage from the Guild Hall, Preston, of the World Indoor Bowls championships pairs final, which is played overfive sets. Commentary by David Rhys-Jones , Jimmy Davidson , John Bell ,
Mal Hughes and David McGill. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly. Coverage of the singles final is tomorrow at 2pm.
Editor Gerard Lane Stereo .....................
The Princess and the Playboy
As the Pakistani people go to the polls, Assignment examines a scandal threateningto engulf the country's
Bhutto family, and reports on attempts being made by the authorities to stamp out corruption.
Pakistan's President Farooq Leghari has accused deposed Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and her husband
Asif Zardari of plundering almost £1 billion from the coffers of the poverty-stricken nation. Reporter Jane Corbin investigates the allegations and talks to Bhutto and her husband, who is currently injail accused of conspiring to murder Bhutto's own brother.
Producer Thea Guest: Editor Keith Bowers
The Lost Films of Orson Welles
Throughout his life,
Orson Welles worked on numerous projects which, mostly because of his travels and lack of money, were never completed. This documentary, made with the collaboration of companion Oja Kodar , offers a new understanding of Welles's creative achievement. See today's choices. DirectorVassili Silovic ; Series editor John Wyver
A rerun of classic episodes from Johnny Speight's sitcom continues with an episode from 1972, featuring Joan Sims. Alf breaks his leg and is confined to a wheelchair, but it does not hold him back.
Beginning a four-part dramatisation of Joseph Conrad 's classic novel of politics and corruption. Starring
Serena Scott Thomas
The Mine. In the 1880s, Englishman Charles Gould returns with his young bride to his South American birthplace, where he intends to re-open a derelict silver mine. See today's choices.
Written by John Hale ; Producer Fernando Ghia
Director Alastair Reid BBC VIDEO: a double video of Nostromo is available from retailers from Monday, price £19.99 ♦ See This Week: page 7
Don Jose Avellanos:
Romantic drama, starring
The Fabulous Baker Boys , a nightclub lounge piano duo, are beginningto fade. Playing Feelings in empty bars, night after night, is beginning to pall. Then the dazzling Susie Diamond joins them, and whole new worlds open up- but so do long-suppressed tensions.
Michelle Pfeiffer also shows off her vocal talents by singing a steamy version of the song Makin' Whoopee.
Director Steve Kloves (1989, 15)
♦ See Films: pages 48-51
Vi nee Nancy:
Crime drama starring
Low on self esteem, Wanda passively accepts a divorce and the loss of custody over hertwo children. On the road and drifting, she takes up with a third-rate bank robber. Inevitably, their one lastjob goes disastrously wrong. Director Barbara Loden (1971,15)
(PDC 1.05-2.55 644024) # See Films: pages 48-51 ****
Followed by Weatherview
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