5.55 Linkage Mechanisms Repeat
9459467 6.20 Maarten Van Heemskerck
Repeat 7120950 6.45 Drifting Continents Repeat 9938009 7.10 Lifestyles, Work and the Family Repeat
Learning to Live. A quest to discover how people remember and how they learn, presented by Brenda Emmanus. Executive producer Chris Palmer
Open Sunday is tomorrow at 7.25am Stereo ..
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Drama starring James Stewart, Jane Wyman.
When Rip Smith gets word that the little town of Grandview, by a statistical miracle, exactly reflects "national" opinions, he sees a way to prevent his opinion poll organisation from going broke.
(1947) (Black and white)
See Films: pages 52-57 ***
Films under review include The English Patient, Mother Night and Evening Star.
Shown last Monday BBCl Stereo Subtitled ..
Saturday Matinee double bill and continuinga season films directed by Howard Hawks . Starring
John Wayne , Robert Mitchum
Gunfighter Cole Thornton rides into El Dorado and helps drunken sheriff JP
Harrah take on a villainous cattle baron.
Cole Thornton JOHN WAYNE. JP Harrah ROBERT
MITCHUM, Mississippi JAMES CAAN.Maudie
CHARLENE HOLT , Joey MacDonald MICHAEL CAREY
* See Films: pages 52-57 *****
Joey MacDonald Michael
Live second-half coverage from France v Scotland, continued from BBC1.
A look at the Rolls-Royce SilverCloud. Another edition is tomorrow at 8.20pm
The Man Who Liked Lions. Ajournalistis murdered while telling the Saint that he is on to the biggest story of his life.
Simon Templar ROGER MOORE. Tiberio PETER WYNGARDE
, Claudia Molinelli SUZANNE LLOYD ,
Franco De Cesarie MICHAEL WYNNE , Inspector Galba JEREMY YOUNG
. Vittorio Leale MICHAEL FORREST
First shown on ITV
Simon Templar Roger
Claudia Molinelli Suzanne
Franco de Cesarie Michael
Inspector Galba Jeremy
Vittorio Leale Michael
Second World War drama, concluding today's Saturday Matinee double bill in a season of Howard Hawks films.
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, Lauren Bacall
Harry Morgan turns down an offer to work for the French underground, preferring to remain neutral. But he soon comes face to face with the true nature of the Vichy police.
(1944. PG) Black and white
See Films: pages 52-57
What Do You Mean You've Never Seen...: page 47
Helene de Bursac:
First of a six-part series in which different presenters use Professor
Nikolaus Pevsner 's The Buildings of England to explore English architecture. The 46-volume guide was compiled between 1949 and 1974 when Pevsner toured the counties of England detailing every building he thought was of interest. Norfolk with Dan Cruickshank. With
Pevsner's guide in hand, architectural historian Dan Cruickshank travels through Norfolk and sees treasures such as the Palladian geometrical grandeur of Holkham Hall, which was built in the 18th century for the Earls of Leicester; the Tudor Great Cressingham Priory; and the University of East Anglia, constructed in the sixties.
Producer Basil Comely; Series producer Jamie Muir
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Presented by Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton ........
Tonight in the foreign-affairs series, journalist Andrew Jeffrey journeys back to Angola where, nearly 20 years ago, he was paralysed as a result of an accident on an oil rig. He explores what is being done to help the thousands of Angolans disabled by landmines.
Tim Whewell reports from Svelogorsk, in the former Soviet republic of Belarus, where one person in 70 is known to be HIV positive, although the town's first case of Aids was identified just six months ago. Shared needles used by youngsters taking a heroin-like drug known as Bliss are being blamed for the epidemic. Introduced by Gavin Esler.
Editor Keith Bowers
Followed byClose Up Anotherwellknown personality chooses a favourite cinema moment from cinema history. Producer Nick Freand Jones Repeat
First in a six-part documentary series about life at sea for British sailors in the first half of this century.
OceansApart. Foryoungmenalifeat sea promised freedom, excitement and adventure. George Field from south
London, now 82 years old, wentto sea as a boy to travel the world, while university dropout Adrian Seligman used a L3,000 legacy in 1936 to buy a sailing ship and journey to the South
Sea islands. But other seafarers often had to make a choice between a roving life and the sweethearts and young families they left behind.
Producer Steve Humphries : Executive producer
SamOrgan Subtitled .... BBC BOOK: TheCalloftheSea. availablefrom bookshops in hardback, price £16.99 * See John Peel: page 10
The rerun of writer Johnny Speight's classic sitcom continues with an episode first shown in 1974. Alf is aghast when Else wants to fly to Australia to visit her sick sister.
First in a two-part documentary celebrating the contribution made by women to the development of British television. Tonight's programme charts the pioneering spirit of the postwar, period and the creative and technological golden age of the late sixties. With contributions from announcers Mary Malcolm and Sylvia Peters, the BBC's first female newsreader Nan Winton, broadcaster Joan Bakewell and original "Doctor Who" producer Verity Lambert. The documentary concludes tomorrow at 9.20pm. See today's choices.
Top TV women's good jobs guide: p24
My Night with Reg
A series of broadcasts of stage musicals and plays continues with writer Kevin Elvot 's
1995 Olivier Award-winning comedy.
Starring David Bamber
John Sessions , Anthony Calf
Six gay friends discuss love, friendship and infidelity over the course of three evenings. See today's choices.
Producer Kevin Loader ; Director Roger Michell
♦ See This Week: page 10
Music documentaries from around the world, introduced by Tracey MacLeod. The Children of Lir
The premiere performance of a cantata, based on an Irish legend about King Lir and a spell cast by his second wife, by composer Patrick Cassidy. In
Ian McGarry 's film, recorded in 13th-century St Patrick 's Cathedral in Dublin, the Tallis Chamber Choir and the Irish Sinfonietta are directed by Philip Simms , with narration by Adrian Dunbar.
Producer Andy King ; Executive producer
Tonight's music includes singer
Salif Keita from Mali, plus acts from Germany, Taiwan, Sweden, Morocco and Egypt.
ProducerVeenoDewan Stereo ....