6.20 The Baptistery, Padua Rpt 7813884 6.45 A Day in the Life 6013068 7.10 Age and Identity
The World of Music. Howard Stableford introduces a celebration of world music, from a brass band from Wales and the folksong of Scotland, to Indian raga and the music of Mali. Performed by composer/performer Nitin Sawhney , flautist Kate Lukas and trumpeter
Crispian Steele-Perkins . stereo .... INFORMATION: call [number removed] for a free brochure, and see Ceefax page
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Documentary about the London and Southwestern Rail Company mail boat that sank in the Channel in 1899, and divers' attempts, 70 years later, to locate the wreck ofthe Stella
Bilko the Male Model. Bilko finds he is in demand as a fashion model.
Hancock decides he wants an heir.
(Black and white) (Repeat)
As a prelude to a season offilms starring Robert Mitchum , Michael Parkinson presents highlights of his 1972 interview with the film star who died earlierthis month.
Parkinson: a Tribute to James Stewart is on BBC1 at 10.50pm.................. * Tough guy with a tender heart: page 43
Classic film noir. This first of today's Saturday Matinee double bill launches a short season offilms showing as a tribute to Robert Mitchum , who died earlierthis month. Starring Robert Mitchum
Former private detective Jeff Bailey , now a garage owner, finds his violent past catching up with him when he is recognised by one of his customers.
Director Jacques Toumeur (1947, PG)
Black and white
* See Films: pages 46-56
Jungle adventure, the second in a Saturday Matinee double bill showing as part of a short series of films starring the late Robert Mitchum Harry Stanton , a big-game trapper, is hired by a German zoo to capture a rare Malaysian big cat. Joining him on the expedition are Otto, an ageing hunter, and his beautiful companion, Anna.
DirectorPhil Karlson (1963).............. The Robert Mitchum season continues with The Racket, on Monday at4pm
* See Films: pages 46-56 **
The Fast Women. The Saint faces two dangerous women who are rivals on the race track as well as in love.
First shown on ITV ............................
Live coverage from Royal Troon of the closing stages of round three.
ProducerAlastairScott Stereo ..............
With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather David Lee .........
On 19 July 1947, Burmese nationalist leader Aung San was gunned down and his country plunged into chaos. A rival Burmese politician has since been convicted and executed for his murder. Now Aung San's daughter, Aung San Suu Kyi, brings new hope to a nation which has been scarred by dictatorship and repression. But intonight's EastSpecial, marking the 50th anniversary of Aung San 's assassination, Fergal Keane examines new evidence suggesting that the bullets responsible for destroying post-independence Burma may have been fired on British orders.
Producer Robert Lemkin
Editor Mike Finlason
Followed by Talking Tate Tate Gallery waitress Diana Williams talks about her love for Rex Whistler
's restaurant mural The
Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats, and the Gallery's director Nicholas Serota chooses Constable's
His friends describe him as the nicest prime minister Britain never had. His critics might remember him as an old romantic who, in 1983, led the Labour Party to its worst election defeat for 50 years.
Michael Cockerell 's intimate portrait of Michael Foot reveals a man of many paradoxes - a passionate socialist with unlikely Tory heroes, atub-thumpingorator, and a literary scholar. Featuring contributions from Foot's wife
Jill, relatives, colleagues, and close friends (including Spike Milligan ), as well as from Foot himself, who talks openly about his relationship with Tony Blair. Producer Alison Cahn Editor Anne Tyerman
Third-round highlights from
The first in a nine-part rerun of writer Peter Flannery's Bafta Award-winning drama series, charting 30 years in the lives of four Geordie friends. Starring Christopher Eccleston, Daniel Craig, Mark Strong, Gina McKee
1964. While Nicky decides he wants to change the world, Geordie heads for London.
See today's choices.
Producer Charles Pattinson
Director Pedr James
Repeat Stereo Subtitled
It's that Tyne again: page 7
Diet Hard. Egg's expectations for the opening night at the cafe prove to be over-ambitious. Shown last Thursday
Followed byTalkingTate Artist Howard Hodgkin explains his love of Pierre Bonnard 's painting The Bath. Stereo
Recorded highlights from last weekend's s North Sea Jazz
Festival in the Hague, the Netherlands. Featuring the Legends, a jazz-rock group led by British blues guitarist and singer Eric Clapton ; and R 'n' B singer Ray Charles , who performs with the Raelettes and the 24-piece Ray Charles Orchestra. Other artists include French singer Madeleine Peyroux , saxophonist Joshua Redman and Dutch group Whitehouse. Director/Producer David Stevens
Biographical drama, based on a true story.
After serving in the army of Pancho Villa , Pedro J Gonzalez leaves Mexico for the U S seeking fame and fortune. His rise to the top as a radio star is threatened by his outspoken criticism of the treatment of migrants. Worse is to follow when he's imprisoned on trumped-up charges.
Some Spanish dialogue with English subtitles.
Director Isaac Artenstein (1988) ... ♦ See Films: pages 46-56 ****
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