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Destination Europe. Howard Stableford explores the similarities and differences that exist between Britain and the rest of Europe, from attitudes to the environment and political changes to immigration, culture and body language.
Executive producer Andrew Law Stereo .
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Tim Grundy 's guest today on the strand of programmes targeted particularly towards men is TV critic and writer AA Gill.
Jeremy Clarkson test-drives Ford's new Puma, and Quentin Willson travels to America to sample the new version of the Chevrolet Corvette.
Shown last Thursday Stereo Subtitled.
Crisis. The Germans request that an advertisingcampaign be more British in Style. Repeat Stereo Subtitled ....
Bilko's efforts to start a career in the insurance business are thwarted.
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Miriam Margolyes , Leo McKern , Hugh Laurie and Louise Lombard celebrate comic verse from both Britain and America. Repeat Stereo................
Another chance to see the opening reviews of the new series, which include Mrs Brown and Conspiracy Theory.
Shown last Monday on BBC1
By way of an introduction to a season of James Cagney films, Michael J Fox looks at the life of one of Hollywood's most popular stars. Although best-known for playinggangsters, Cagney was often uncomfortable with his tough-guy image and longed to show his skills in musicals such as Yankee Doodle Dandy, which follows. Repeat Stereo
Today's Saturday Matinee musical biography launches a short season of films starring James Cagney
Summoned to the White House in the dark days of the Second World War, renowned entertainer George M Cohan reminisces about his life in show business.
Director Michael Curtiz (1942, U)
Black and white Postponed from Thursday 14 August
The James Cagney season continues with One. Two. Three on Thursday at 10.30am ♦ See Films: pages 48-53
George M Cohan:
The Death Game. Playing murder as a game can be fun. unti it becomes a dangerous case of the real thing.
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Live coverage from Lord's as Essex take on Warwickshire in the NatWest Trophy final.
Neither team is a stranger to this big occasion: Warwickshire return for their fourth final in five years while Essex attempt to atone for last year's heavy defeat by Lancashire.
Both teams have overseas stars with match-winning potential, with South African Allan Donald leading the Warwickshire attack and Australia's Stuart Law aiming to continue his run of prolific form with the bat for Essex.
Commentary by Richie Benaud, Geoffrey Boycott, David Gower, Tony Lewis and Chris Broad. Introduced by Tony Lewis.
See Jonathan Agnew : page 42
Why have the Scots flirted with devolution but never made a firm commitment? NextThursday,
Scotland has a chance to decide the future of its constitution and its relationship with England.
Nearly 300 years ago,
Scotland and England were joined in what can be compared to an arranged marriage. While the union with England has remained largely solid, there have been times when some
Scottish elements have wanted to control their own destiny. Using archive footage and interviews, KirstyWark charts the history of the home rule movement and asks if Scotland remains a restless nation.
Producer Gail Birnie ; Executive producers Val Atkinson and Alan Clements
This new five-part series looks at troubled lives that produced great 20th-century literature.
Not Waving but Drowning - Stevie Smith. Friends, neighbours and fellow writers combine with archive footage to form a picture of how London secretary Stevie Smith took the male-dominated literary world by storm. See today's choices. Director Aysha Rafaele; Series editor Roland Keating
The first of a double bill of episodes to conclude the award-winning nine-part epic drama. Starring Peter Vaughan Daniel Craig
Mark Strong , Gina McKee 1987. Thefourfriendsfrom
Newcastle are approaching middle age. It's a time of family crises and forced decision-making. See today's choices.
Then at 10.40 1995. All the friends return to Newcastle for an emotional reunion. Nicky and Mary have not seen each other for eight years; Tosker is about to open his floating nightclub on the Tyne; and Geordie is fresh out of prison and hoping to fulfil his dream of rock'n'roll fame.
Written by Peter Flannery
Producer Charles Pattinson Director Simon Cellan Jones
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Highlights of today's NatWest
Trophy final between Essex and Warwickshire at Lord's. Hosted byTonyLewis.
Evangelist Paul Strand tours the southern States preaching his own fiery brand of religion. Then a young mute girl attends his prayer meeting and recovers the power of speech.
Director Paul Wendkos (1961)
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* See Films: pages 48-53 ★★★
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