6.20 The Rinuccini Chapel, Florence Subtitled 8849087 6.45 From Snowdonto the Sea Rpt 9200177 7.10 A Europe of the Regions Rpt
Faking lt. David Goldblatt discovers that things are not always what they seem. From a "virtual" walkthrough a school and packaging of the news, to animal camouflage and play-acting, he goes in search of hidden truths.
Executive producer Andrew Law Stereo . INFORMATION: call [number removed] for a free brochure, and see Ceefax page
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Crime mystery starring
A man suspected of killing his wife goes into hiding, with the support of a group of local children.
Director Michael Curtiz (1959)
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Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Alone in his bedsitting room, Hancock tries to read, fails to get the TV working and almost gets invited to a party. Featuring a guest appearance by Michael Aspel.
(Black and white) (Repeat)
Musical drama, first in a Saturday
Matinee triple bill commencing a short season of films showing 20 years afterthe death of Elvis Presley
Toby Kwimper heads for Florida to help his family defend their new homestead against a gang of thugs. Showing in widescreen format.
Director Gordon Douglas (1962. U)
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Sentenced to jail for manslaughter,
Vince Everett is taught to play the guitar by his cellmate. After he is freed, he starts up a record company and soon a sensational new rock'n'roll star is born. Showing in widescreen format. Director Richard Thorpe (1957, U)
Blackand white ♦ See Films: pages 44-53 ****
Musical, concluding the Saturday Matinee triple bill of films starring Elvis Presley
Crop-dusters Mike and Danny have their plane impounded when Danny incurs major gambling debts. Hoping to raise money to save their plane, the pair end up in Seattle, site of at the World's Fair, where Mike falls in love with a nurse. (Showing in widescreen format) (1962, PG)
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Elvis Presley stars in Viva Las Vegas tomorrow at 2.20pm on BBC1
A strand of programmes marking the 20th anniversary of Elvis Presley 's death starts with this tribute to the singing and acting star, featuring archive footage from his concerts and films. Presented by Jayne Middlemiss.
Elvis -Always on Our Minds Elvis's hits, sung by Presley himself and acts such as Cher,
Pet Shop Boys and Alison Moyet. Producer Rory Sheehan Stereo. .
The Burger and the King
A documentary reflecting on Elvis Presley 's inexhaustible passion forfastfoods and the staff who worked round the clock to satisfy his gastronomic excesses. See today's choices.
Director James Marsh : Editor Anthony Wall Repeat Stereo An Arena film on the American writer
William Burroughs , who died earlierthis month. can be seen at 10.40pm
With Jennie Bond. subtitled
Weather Bill Giles ...........
First shown on BBC2 in 1995, this duet created by Swedish choreographer Mats Ek won an award at the 1997 Prix Italia.
Sylvie Guillem stars with the choreographer's brother Nicklas Ek, with music by Estonian composer Arvo Part. The piece explores a relationship between a man and a woman, and smoke plays a key role, surroundingthe dancers and exuding from their clothes and mouths.
Directors Mats Ek and Gunnilla Wallen
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Last in the four-part series charting the history of India's most famous dynasty.
Fatal Inheritance. When Prime
Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated her eldest son
Rajivtook over. But power again proved to be a deadly legacy as suicide bombers took his life.
See today's choices. Director Charles Bruce
Executive producer Phillip Whitehead
The Expert. Thelma leaves Bob and goes back to her mother.
Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais Producer Bernard Thompson
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The fifth in a nine-part rerun of the Bafta Award-winning drama series, starring
Christopher Eccleston, Mark Strong, Gina McKee, Malcolm McDowell
1974: the world has turned sour for the four friends. Geordie is in jail, Nicky plans revolution from a sausage factory, while Tosker and Mary's marriage is a sham. See today's choices.
Written by Peter Flannery ; Producer
Charles Pattinson ; Director Pedr James
Repeat Stereo + Gina McKee : People, page 12
Commander Harold Chappie:
Dl Ron Conrad:
Commander Arthur Fieldson:
DCS John Salway:
The influential American writer
William Burroughs died earlier this month at the age of 83. This Arena portrait, completed in 1983 after being filmed over a five-year period, gets to the heart of Burroughs's terrifying vision, revolutionary style, wit and sense of outrage. The contributors include his son, William Burroughs Jr , fellow Beat Generation icons
Allen Ginsberg and Brion Gysin , Terry Southern, Frank Zappa , Laurie Anderson and the painter Francis Bacon.
Director Howard Brookner Producer Alan Yentob
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Drama starring Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak
Chicago: card dealer and heroin addict Frankie Machine has just got out of jail. He vows to kick his habits and become a musician, but the pressures of dealing with a wheelchair-bound wife, a pusher and the woman he really loves make things tough.
(1955, 15) (Black and white)
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