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: Open University

6.20 Hardwick Hall Power and Architecture Rpt 4553339 6.45 Quantum Leaps into the Atom Rpt 5320469 7.10 The Liberation of Algebra
7.35Changingthe Mould

: Open Saturday

The Body. David Goldblatt explores the human body. its functions and social interpretations of physical appearance.
Executive producer Andrew Law Stereo ..
INFORMATION: call [number removed] forafree brochure, and see Ceefax page
WEB SITE: www.open.ac.uk/saturday/


Unknown: David Goldblatt

: Menzone

Tim Grundy's guest today is comedian, actor and Red Dwarf star Craig Charles.

10.35 Top Gear
Jeremy Clarkson compares the new midsize coupe from Mercedes, the CLK, with Peugeot's new 406. Plus a report from the Frankfurt Show. Shown last Thursday Stereo Subtitled.

11.10 When Rover Met BMW: Bonding
A tale of two cultures, as the workforces of the British car company Rover and its new German owner BMW come face to face.
Repeat Stereo Subtitled

11.45 The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko's School Days
Bilko is pleased to hear that Fort Baxter is opening a school for 1,500 new recruits.
Black and white Repeat

Menzone producer Mike Finlason


Unknown: Tim Grundy

: Film 97 with Barry Norman

Movies under review include Mike Leigh 's CareerGirls, and Photographing Fairies. Plus a look at the romantic comedy My Best Friend's Wedding.
Shown last Monday Stereo Subtitled ..


Unknown: Mike Leigh

: Unspeakable Verse

A celebration of comic verse from Britain and America.

: Paper Tiger

Comedy adventure, the first in today's Saturday Matinée double bill of films starring David Niven Also starring Toshiro Mifune
"Major" Bradbury is a naturally timid man who has invented a heroic past for himself -the last thing he expected was to become involved with ruthless terrorists. Koichi Kagoyama ANDO
Director Ken Annakin (1974. PG)
♦ See Films: pages 48-58


Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Toshiro Mifune
Director: Ken Annakin
Walter Bradbury: David Niven
Ambassador Kagoyama: Toshiro Mifune
Muller: Hardy Kruger
Foreign minister: Ivan Desny
TalahlRENETSUForster: Ronald Fraser

: The Moon Is Blue

Comedy, the second in today's
Saturday Matinée double bill of films starring David Niven
Also starring William Holden
When womanising Donald Gresham lures forthright Patty O'Neill back to his apartment the couple are interrupted by neighbour David Slater. Complications ensue when David asks Pattyto marry him.
Director Otto Preminger (1953. PG)
Black and white............................... * See Rims: pages 48-58 ***


Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: William Holden
Unknown: Donald Gresham
Unknown: Patty O'Neill
Unknown: David Slater.
Director: Otto Preminger
Donald Gresham: William Holden
David Slater: David Niven
Patty O'Neill: Maggie McNamara
Michael O'Neill: Tom Tully
Cynthia Slater: Dawn Addams

: The Saint

The Island of Chance. The Saint investigates a murder in the West Indies. First shown on ITV ............................

: TOTP 2

Hits from the Top of the Pops archives, plus today's hits.
Top of the Pops is on tonight at 12.30am and on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC

: Postcards from the Country

More memories of the British countryside, written and narrated by Richard Mabey. Shetland Island Living. A look at the barren lifestyle of Britain's most northerly community.
Producers Mike Birkhead and David W Rolfe Repeat Stereo Subtitled.......


Unknown: Richard Mabey.
Producers: Mike Birkhead
Producers: David W Rolfe

: News and Sport

With Paul Burden. Subtitled
Weather David Lee .........


Unknown: Paul Burden.
Unknown: David Lee

: Correspondent

In the first of a 13-part series of investigative reports from around the world, Jonathan Miller travels to the jungles of Papua New Guinea in search of the rebels who are fighting the Indonesian army. Plus reports from Allan Little in Soweto and Julian Pettifer in Washington state. See today's choices. Editor Fiona Murch

: Desperately Seeking Donna

The story of Atlantic Records' search for previously unknown Cardiff singer Donna Lewis , whose hit last year, (7 Love You) Always Forever, became the most played single in US radio history. DirectorCatrin Edwards; Editor
Richard Trayler-Smith First shown in BBC Wales Postponed from 9 September


Singer: Donna Lewis
Editor: Richard Trayler-Smith

: Bookmark

Richard Wright - Black Boy The story of author
Richard Wright , whose polemical book
Native Son made him one of the most influential forces in American race relations.
Producer Madison Davis Lacy : Series editor Roland Keating


Unknown: Richard Wright
Unknown: Richard Wright
Producer: Madison Davis Lacy
Editor: Roland Keating

: Radio 1 Night

An evening of programmes celebrating the 30th anniversary of Radio 1.
See today's choices.

9.00 The Radio 1 Story
Singer David Essex narrates a behind-the-scenes history of the nation's favourite radio station, from its 1967 launch by DJ Tony Blackburn to the present day.
Producer Tina Jenkins Executive producer Tony Moss
See John Peel : page 9

9.55 Our Tune: Lee Everett.
In the first of three TV adaptations of his legendary Our Tune radio slots, Simon Bates tells the story of Lee Everett and her late ex-husband, comedian and Radio 1 DJ Kenny Everett, whose nostalgic tune is Mama Cass's "Dream a Little Dream".
Director Shirley Schiemann; Producer Paul Reizen Stereo Subtitled....

10.00 One-Hit Wonders
A celebration of artists who have enjoyed a top-ten hit and then disappeared without trace. Featuring archive footage, interviews and performances by the likes of Renee and Renato, Joe Dolce, and the Crazy World of Arthur Brown.
Producer Daniel Abineri Executive producer Tony Moss

10.40 Our Tune: Neil and Christine Hamilton.
The former MP for Tatton and his wife talk about their relationship and fond memories of Cabaret by Liza Minelli.

10.45 Six Go Mad in Somerset: A Week in the Life of the Radio 1 Roadshow.
A candid portrait of former Radio 1 DJ Chris Evans, filmed in the summer of during a gruelling week of roadshows. With contributions from Radio 1 veterans Alan Freeman, Tony Blackburn, Gary Davies and Mike Read.
Director Tony Mitchell; Producer David Granger Repeat Stereo Subtitled ......

11.35 Our Tune: Rick Wakeman
Musician Rick Wakeman remembers his song Gone but Not Forgotten, inspired by the Falklands conflict, which later captured his own feelings of grief after the death of his mother. Stereo Subtitled ..

11.45 Radio 1 Rap Show
Joining the finale of the Radio 1 Rap Show, as Tim Westwood spins a selection of rap and hip-hop music. Stereo....... SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST with Radio 1

12.00 Roni Size and Reprazent
The Mercury Music Prize winners perform a live session from London's Maida Vale studios.

Pop-tastic: DJs past and present relive their favourite moments in The Radio 1 Story
Radio 1 Night
9.00pm BBC2
In the late sixties, when some thought pop music would change the world, British teenagers were just grateful that it could at least wake up the BBC. Celebrating Radio 1's 30th anniversary later this month, this documentary charts the station's progress from its limited beginnings, when it broadcast for less than six hours a day. It promises a whiff of scandal, dramatic departures including Kenny Everett, Dave Lee Travis and Chris Evans, and, of course, music as RT's John Peel recalls artists ranging from the Bay City Rollers to the Sex Pistols.
The evening continues with a tribute to one-hit wonders, a documentary about Chris Evans, a slice of rap music and a midnight session with 1997 Mercury prize-winners Roni Size and Reprazent. And keep your hankies at the ready for three outpourings of sentiment on Our Tune with Simon Bates. See John Peel, page 9


Narrator (The Radio 1 Story): David Essex
Unknown: Tony Blackburn
Producer: Tina Jenkins
Unknown: John Peel
Unknown: Lee Everett
Unknown: Simon Bates
Director: Shirley Schiemann
Unknown: Joe Dolce
Unknown: Arthur Brown
Producer: Daniel Abineri
Speaker: Neil Hamilton
Speaker: Christine Hamilton
Unknown: Chris Evans
Unknown: Gary Davies
Unknown: Mike Read
Director: Tony Mitchell
Producer: David Granger
Unknown: Rick Wakeman
Musicians: Roni Size and Reprazent

: Top of the Pops

Shown last Friday Stereo

: Great Balls of Fire!

Musical biography of rock legend Jerry Lee
Lewis, starring
Dennis Quaid , Winona Ryder He was known as "The Killer" and when he banged out the chords, his fans howled for more. But the scandal of his marriage to a 13-year-old cousin all but killed off his career.
DirectorJim McBride (1989, 15)
* See Films: pages 48-58 ★★★
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Jerry Lee
Unknown: Dennis Quaid
Unknown: Directorjim McBride

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