6.20 Discovering 16th Century
Strasbourg Repeat 8445923 6.45
Elements Organised -the Periodic Table Repeat 8938294 7.10 FromPublicto Private Repeat
What Is School For? David Goldblatt looks at schools and teaching methods in Britain and abroad, examining some of today's key educational issues.
Executive producer Chris Palmer INFORMATION: call [number removed] for a free brochure, and see Ceefax page 617. The internet address is: http://www.open.ac.uk/saturday/
Quentin Willson introduces a new strand of programmes designed to appeal to men.
10.35 Top Gear
As Ferrari celebrates its 50th anniversary, Jeremy Clarkson joins the party by driving the 550 Maranello. Tiff Needell tempers his racing technique when he takes a masterclass in urban driving, and Steve Berry travels to Korea for the Seoul Motor Show.
Shown last Thursday Stereo Subtitled..
11.05 The Big Deal
In the Blood. This first of four programmes about men in business profiles horse dealer Charlie Gordon , who specialises in buying race horses for the rich and famous. GUIDE: for Management Development guide, send a Â£2 cheque, payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]
11.40-12.10pm Hancock's Half Hour
The Tycoon. When Hancock's shares plummet in value, he decides to attend a building society shareholders' meeting.
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Menzone editor Mike Finlason
Eyes on the Universe. For the 40th anniversary of The Sky at Night, Patrick Moore is joined by some of the world's leading astronomers to trace the story of the telescope.
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Historical melodrama, concluding the season of Alfred Hitchcock films, starring Ingrid Bergman
In 1830s Australia, the Irish-born wife of a wealthy ex-convict fails to settle in her new homeland. When she is visited by her cousin, her scheming maid stirs uptrouble. (1949 PG)
♦ See Films: pages 52-60 ***
Lady Henrietta Rusky:
Alfred Hitchcock 's biographer, Donald Spoto , talks about the director's film
Notorious. Stereo .......................
Live coverage of the climax of today's cross-country stage of the Badminton Horse Trials, where selection forthe European championships is at stake. Introduced byClare Balding. With commentary by Lorna Clarke , Lucinda Green and Michael Tucker.
Producers Wendy Sheppard and JohnnieWatherston Stereo ............
The House on Dragon's Rock. The Saint investigates the mystery of an old research laboratory in Wales. Starring Roger Moore as Simon Templar.
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John Inverdale presents highlights from Twickenham of this afternoon's Pilkington Cup final between four-times winners
Leicester and Sale, making their first ever cup final appearance.
Editor Gerard Lane Stereo
With Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Suzanne Charlton ...........
In tonight's programme
Isobel Hilton travels into the jungles of Ecuador on the trail of the "biopirates" who exploit valuable natural resources.
There are fortunes to be made finding plants that can cure the world'sdiseases, but the shamen elders of an ancient native Indian tribe protest that their knowledge is being stolen.
Also, Edward Behr returns to his old regiment, the Garhwal Rifles in the Himalayas, to see how much has changed since
Indian independence; and David Sells reports on the plight of Albanian refugees in Italy.
Editor Keith Bowers Postponed from
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With a career spanning nearly 40 years, Scottish actor Sean Connery is one of the world's most popular movie stars. In this programme, while watching clips from his films, he relates anecdotesto Mark Cousins about his life in cinema. Films discussed include Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie and The Hill, which follows at 9.45pm. See today's choices.
Director Mark Cousins Executive producer May Miller
Anotherchance to see an episode of the political comedy. The Grand Design. Prime Minister Jim Hacker visits the Ministry of Defence, where he is on the verge of making radical changes.
Written by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby
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The satirical news quiz. hosted by Angus Deayton , with regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop.
Shown yesterday Stereo
Prison drama opening a short season of films starring Sean Connery
Also starring Harry Andrews Five new prisoners arrive at a military detention camp in North Africa in the Second World War.
There they are subjected to the ingenious and brutal discipline of Sergeant Major Wilson.
Di rector Sidney Lumet (1965)
Black and white
The Sean Connery season of films continues with Cuba at 12.50am
♦ See Films: pages 52-60 ★★★★ * Barry Norman on Sean Connery : page 48
Sergeant Major Wilson:
Staff Sergeant Williams:
Jools Holland returns for a ninth series of the popular music show.
Jools s guests tonight include Beck, Rollins Band, ex-Talking Heads singer David Byrne , Brand New Heavies, and Cuban pianist Ruben Gonzalez. See today's choices. Director Janet FraserCrook
Producer Mark Cooper ♦ See This Week on page 6; and Music on page 42
The series in which famous people discuss their favourite moments from the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Tonight, actress Teresa Wright talks about working on Shadow of a Doubt. Producer Nick Freand Jones
Christmas 1959: Robert
Dapes, a soldier of fortune, arrives in Havana, Cuba, to advise the poorly-trained army in the methods of combating rebellion. On the eve of Fidel
Castro's revolution, Dapes finds himself embroiled in a world of vice, corruption and romance.
Director Richard Lester (1979)
The Sean Connery season of films continues tomorrow with The Presidio at 9.20pm
* See Films: pages 52-60 *