6.20 El Escorial: Palace, Monastery and Mausoleum Rpt 5194519 6.45 Rabbits and Chalk Grasslands Rpt 9635869 7.10 Regions Apart? Rpt
Flights of Fancy. Howard Stableford looks at feats of engineering on an aquatic theme. His journey starts with a cruise on the Llangollen canal in Wales, where he discovers the Pontcysyllte and Chirk aqueducts. He then travels to London to explore the wartime liberty ships and reports on the building of the Millennium Dome in Greenwich.
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Planets on View. Patrick Moore explains what small telescopes will reveal on the bright planets now visible at night.
Shown last Sunday Stereo Subtitled ..
While on holiday, Paparelli is forced to dress as Bilka's bride. (Black and white) (Repeat)
While sitting on a jury, Hancock disagrees with his fellow jurors.
(Black and white) (Repeat)
Matinee triple bill of films starring
Johnny McQueen , idealist leader of "the organisation" has escaped from prison. During a hold-up to obtain funds he is shot, badly wounded and left in the street by a fellow gang member.
DirectorCarol Reed(1946, PG)
* See Films: pages 40-47 *****
Period drama, the second in a Saturday Matinée triple bill of films starring James Mason
Also starring Phyllis Calvert Margaret Lockwood
Wealthy Clarissa Richmond takes impoverished Hesther Shaw under her wing, only to be repaid years later by an act of cruel betrayal.
Director Leslie Arliss (1943, PG)
Black and white Subtitled .... ♦ See Films: pages 40-47
Drama, concluding today's
Saturday Matinée triple bill of films starri ng James Mason
Also starringJoan Fontaine
On the British-ruled island of Santa Marta in the West Indies, jealousies and Passions are aroused by inter-racial love, and have a profound effect on the island's ruling family as well as on the locals.
Director Robert Rossen (1957) Subtitled. * See Films: pages 40-47
Simon and Delilah. The Saint investigates when a film star is kidnapped in Rome.
Frrst shown on ITV
London to Arcadia. Booker
Prize-winning novelist Ben Okri leaves hectic London to find peace and tranquility in Arcadia, the remote corner of Greece that has inspired writers and painters since the time of Virgil. Producer Jonathan Stedall
Executive producer David Taylor
More action from the first day of the sixth World Athletics championships in Athens.
Tonight's events include the first round of the women's 10,000m, featuring Portugal's defending champion Fernanda Ribeiro. Plus coverage ofthe second round of the women's 400m and the final stage ofthe men's
20km walk. With commentary from David Coleman , Stuart Storey , Paul Dickenson ,
Brendan Foster , Christina Boxer and Dave Moorcroft.
Second in a four-part series charting the history of India's most famous dynasty.
Tryst with Power. On 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru took on the enormous responsibility of leading a fifth of the world's population into independence. Tonight's programme reveals some of the many political difficulties and crises that awaited India's first prime minister when he took office.
See today's choices. Producer Charles Bruce
Series producer Mark Anderson
An episode of the classic comedy. The Great Race. Bob and Terry challenge each otherto a cross-country cycling race.
Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais Producer Bernard Thompson
The third in nine-part rerun of writer Peter Flannery's Bafta Award-winning drama series, charting 30 years in the lives of four Geordie friends.
Starring Malcolm McDowell, Daniel Craig, Mark Strong, Gina McKee
1967. Geordie flirts with danger in his affair with Barratt's mistress. Mary and Tosker's flat and marriage are both falling apart. See today's choices.
Producer Charles Pattinson
Director Pedr James
Commander Harold Chappie:
DI John Salway:
DS Ron Conrad:
DC Fred Black:
Secrets and Wives. It's Miles's stagnight, but the drunker he gets the more confused about Anna he becomes.
Shown last Thursday
Erotic thriller starring
Lou Diamond Phillips
Beautiful and successful radio psychologist Dr Amanda Grace is lured by a mysterious stranger into a dangerous tangle of sexual pleasure, revenge and murder.
Director Lou Diamond Phillips (1994, 18)
+ See Films: pages 40-47 **
Mary Beth Hurt
Charles is a bachelor who falls in love with Laura while she is temporarily separated from her husband. But when Laura decides to return to herfamily, Charles refuses to letgo.
Director Joan Micklin Silver(1979). # See Films: pages 40-47 **