6.20 Duccio The Rucellai Madonna
Subtitled 2879713 6.45 Steel, Stars and Spectra 7173130 7.10 Women, Children and Work
Like Mother, Like Daughter.
Brenda Emmanus shares global experiences, with the help of women past and present. Executive producer Chris Palmer ........... INFORMATION: call [number removed] for a free brochure, and seeCeefax page 617. The internet address is: http://www.open.ac.uk/saturday/
Coverage of this morning's play in the second round of the World Championships. Introduced by David Vine.
Directors Joanne Ashton , Trevor Morris , John Watts Editors Gary Franses , Rupert Rumney
In the week that "Vertigo" is re-released, Katie Derham reports on the enduring appeal of Alfred Hitchcock's work and a season of his films begins at 12.45pm. (Shown last Monday on BBC1)
Beginning a season of films directed by Alfred Hitchcock to coincide with the cinema re-release of Vertigo, a classic mystery starring Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave.
One moment Miss Froy was sitting there, on the London-bound train from the Tyrol. The next she had vanished. Some passengers claimed she was never there, but Iris is convinced that she saw her.
(1938, U) (Black and white)
See Films: pages 48-55
Hitchcock's Women: page 43
James Stewart , Grace Kelly
Confined to a wheelchair following an accident, photographer Jeff Jeffries passes the time by observing his neighbours. When he sees a salesman suspiciously leaving his flat, Jeff and his girlfriend Lisa decide to investigate.
Director Alfred Hitchcock (1954, PG) ...... The Hitchcock season offilms continues tonight with Rope at 12. 10am.
+ See Films: pages 48-55
LB Jeff Jeffries:
Lisa Carol Fremont:
Detective Thomas J Doyle:
Miss Lonely Hearts:
Woman on fire escape:
Fire escape man:
Miss Hearing Aid:
Ernest Lehman describes how he wrote the screenplay for North by Northwest, which is on tomorrow at 9.20pm.
The Saint goes to the help of a girl in Venice.
First shown on ITV
More action from the Crucible/Further coverage from the Crucible in Sheffield. (Stereo)
[NB this listing is given on two pages as coverage is included in both afternoon and evening schedules]
Jeremy Paxman presents the last of four programmes being shown in the run-up to Thursday's general election. Tonight's debate is upon whether the social price of a booming Britain is worth paying.
Film-maker Ken Loach looks at the impact of casual and part-time jobs and argues the case with the former editor of The Sun, Kelvin MacKenzie.
Including at 7.05 News and Sport
Weather Bill Giles
By the Socialist Labour Party.
Concluding the series that looks back at life at sea for British sailors earlier this century.
Sailors at War. One million men and women from all walks of life served in the Royal Navy, Merchant Navy and FleetAir Arm during the Second World War, and 100,000 of them died in the deadliest sea war in history. Vivid first person accounts, accompanied by extraordinary film of wartime disasters, reveal the human experiences of battle.
Narrated by Tom Georgeson. See today's choices.
Producer Steve Humphries
Executive producer Sam Organ
BBCBOOK: CalloftheSea. available from bookshops in hardback, price £16.99 * Polly Toynbee : page 10
Continuing a rerun of Johnny Speight 's classic sitcom with an episode from 1975, featuring guest appearances by Patricia Hayes and Alfie Bass.
The satirical news quizwith questionmaster Angus Deayton , and team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop. A special election-night edition is on Thursday at 10pm.
Tonight's second-round action from the Crucible. If seedingsgoto plan, one of tonight's matches could be the start of an intriguing contest between Jimmy White and John Parrott. It was in 1991 that
Parrott beat White to win his only world title so far. On the other table, the expected line-up is the conclusion of an encounter between 1996 runner-up
Peter Ebdon and French-Canadian
Alain Robidoux. Commentary by Clive Everton, Ray Edmonds ,
John Spencer , John Virgo , Dennis Taylor and DeneO'Kane. Introduced by David Vine.
Dennis Pennis , master of the celebrity put-down, previews the general election with the help of such diverse figures as Jeremy Paxman , page-three girl Melinda Messenger , Boy George , rock band Dodgy and world featherweight boxing champion Naseem Hamed. See today's choices.
Editor Jaswinda Bancil ; Executive producer SamirShah Revised repeat tomorrow at 12 noon Stereo Subtitled ..
First of a week-long series of programmes evaluating the career and legacy of the great film director Alfred Hitchcock , accompanying a season of his films on BBC2 and coinciding with the cinema release of a restored version of Vertigo. Throughout the week actors, directors and producers will pay tribute to his work. Tonight novelist Philip Kerr talks about Bernard Herrmann 's brooding score for North by Northwest, which can be seen tomorrow at 9.20pm. Producer Nick Freand Jones
Thriller, continuing the Alfred Hitchcock season, and starring James Stewart
John Dall , Farley Granger
After committing a cold-blooded murder and hiding the corpse, two young killers host a party for the dead man's family and friends.
(1948. PG) The Hitchcock season continues with North by Northwest tomorrow at 9.20pm.
+ See Films: pages 48-55 ***
Continuing the rerun of the music show hosted by pianist Jools Holland. Tonight's selection includes music from Crowded
House, playing songs from their swansong collection of hits,
American hip-hoptriothe Fugees, Northern Ireland power pop band Ash and Patti Smith with long-time collaborator, guitarist Lenny Kaye. Director Janet FraserCrook Producer
Mark Cooper Repeat Stereo.
Followed by Weatherview