' Comedy, thefirstofadoublebill starring Dana Andrews
Also starring Ulli Palmer , Louis Jourdan
When a doctor hires an eccentric artist and introduces him to his wife, the couple's ordered life goes out the window. Director Lewis Milestone (1948)
Black and white
* See Films: pages 64-76
' Wardramaconcludingthedouble bill starring Dana Andrews
Also starring Claude Rains
On atripto Newfoundland in 1942, a fishing boat skippered by Pat Bannon encounters a stranded schooner apparently shelled by Nazi submarines. Bannon agrees to tow the ship into the village ofTrabo. But is all as it seems? Director Alfred Werker (1951)
Black and white ♦ See Films: pages 64-76 **
Sahera Chohan test teams from
Aberdeen, Leicester and Bristol on their knowledge of Asian culture. Stereo. TO TAKE PART: please send an SAE to [address removed]
Including a report on a controversial new magazine in Pakistan. With Mo Dutta and AmandaHussain. PHONE-IN: viewers can call [number removed]
Young British Asiansgiveventto their opinions and concerns. Presented by Rajesh Mirchandani.
Black Cockatoos. An exploration into the diverse species and lifestyle of the remarkable bird.
Movies under review include Alien:
Resurrection, and One Night Stand.
Crime drama opening a double-bill tribute to director
Samuel Fuller , who died last month.
Starring Robert Ryan , Robert Stack
Postwar Tokyo: an undercover agent tries to infiltrate a successful American crime syndicate and bring its members to justice. Showing in widescreen format.
(1955) ........................................ ♦ See Films: pages 64-76
Fullertribute. Starring Rod Steiger
An ex-Confederate soldier escapes to the west and, after bei ng su bjected to a savage ritual endurance test, joins a Sioux Indian tribe. But he soon finds that he can fully accept neither the birth of the United States northe Sioux ways.
(1957) ♦ See Films: pages 64-76 ****
Legacy for the Saint. Simon Templar plays his part in a gangster's astute plot to trick his four greatest enemies into carrying out a gold robbery for him.
First shown on ITV Repeat..................
Memories from the Top of the Pops archives, plus today's hits. Stereo. Top of the Pops ison Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1
David Vine introduces the action from the concluding frames of the second semi-final taking place at the UK championship. Match commentary from the Guildhall, Preston, comes from the team of Clive Everton, Ray Edmonds , John Virgo and Dennis Taylor ,
With Moira Stuart. subtitled Weather
It is four years since the United Nations spent two billion pounds in what was hailed as a successful mission to bring peace and democracyto war-torn Cambodia. But, in July this year, the elections were overturned in a bloody coup. Once again, UN human-rights workers are digging up bodies in Cambodian fields. The man accused of the atrocities is the new ruler, Hun Sen.
Film-maker Phil Rees uses his access to Hun Sen to assess whether Cambodia's future underhis rule holds the likelihood of being any less bloody than its murderous past. Editor Fiona Murch
Living on One Buttock. For conductor Ben Zander , music is notjust a matter of notes or technique, more a method of communicating the language of the soul, arguing that the way music is absorbed or performed can shape attitudes and change approaches to life.
Zanderfrom the concert hall to the boardroom as he applies his beliefs to his roles as musician and consultant to the business community. His goal is to get artists and executives alike to live life on the edge or, as he puts it, "on one buttock". Director Ken Howard ; Series editor
MichaelPoole Stereo WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/works
Writer Mark Lawson casts his eye overthe week's press. DirectorVernon Antcliffe; Producer
Nero: the Power and the Madness. Under the tutelage of the great philosopher Seneca, Nero began his reign promisingly, but his rule became characterised by an obsession with his meagre artistic talents and sullied by corruption, sexual debauchery, matricide and political slaughter. See today's choices. Directors Phil Grabsky and Peter Nicholson Producer Phil Grabsky BBCBOOK: I, Caesar, price£17.99, available from bookshops
Topical news quiz with host
Angus Deayton and captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.
Shown yesterday Stereo
Judge Julian Clary , with regular guest June Whitfield, rules in two more cases brought before him. Karl accuses his flatmate
Dean of being unhealthily obsessed with the Eurovision
Song Contest, while Tracey claims her boyfriend Darren is more interested in model cars than in her. Motorhead's Lemmy is tonight's special guest. Director Jonathan Bullen ; Producer
On Wednesday 19 July 1961, 50 boys and 51 girls were born in Leningrad. Among them was film-maker Viktor Kossakovsky. Thirty years later he began to trace the people whose birthday he shared.
Some had died, others had emigrated, but 50 had remained, among them a man imprisoned for stealing from his mother and another who has made a fortune from importing food.
Jools Holland introduces Paul
Weller performing songs from his recent Heavy Soul album, while Bjork is accompanied by an eight-piece string section from her native Iceland.
Director Janet Fraser Crook : Producer
MarkCooper Stereo ................
Highlights from Preston as the second semi-final is played to a finish tonight overthe best of 17 frames. Stereo ...................
' Thriller starring
While tracking down a cop killer, officers Brennan and Jones are wounded. Painstaking work leads police to a suspect.
Director Alfred Werker (1948, PG)
Black and white
+ See Films: pages 64-76 ***
Followed by Weatherview
Sergeant Marty Brennan: