Crime drama. An American cop on attachmentto Scotland Yard joins in the murder hunt of a Soho character.
Director John Harlow (1953)
* See Films: pages 44-49 **
Romantic comedy starring
Wendy Hiller , Roger Livesey
Joan Webster has always known exactly what she wanted. But, marooned en route to herwedding, she meets the Laird of Kiloran and is no longer so sure.
Directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
(1945, U) Black and white .... * See Films: pages 44-49 *****
Ringof Moons. Patrick Moore describes the family of moons belonging to Saturn.
Shown last Sunday BBCl Stereo
Sahera Chohan tests teams from London, Northampton and Lancashire on their knowledge of Asian culture.
A look at the music of Asian artists, with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan , Gurdas Mann and Lata Mangeshkar.
Nusrat Fateh Ali
Young British Asians discuss the subject of mixed relationships. Stereo ..
The fleet relax in Auckland afterthe five-day dash from Sydney. Presented by Steve Rider , with Richard Simmonds and Fenella George ,
The thriving wildlife of Africa's inhospitable Kalahari desert. Repeat ....
GuipeaPigBilko. Themenattemptto take over Bilko's gambling empire.
Black and white Repeat
Films reviewed include Boogie Nights.
(Shown last Monday BBC1) (Stereo)
Saturday Matinee biographical war drama, starring Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy is turned down by the marines and the American navy. But he fights on to become the most decorated American soldier in the Second World War.
Showing in widescreen format.
Director Jesse Hibbs (1955. PG) # See Films: pages 44-49
The Scales of Justice. Simon Templar investigates the strange deaths of five businessmen. Starring Roger Moore.
First shown on ITV Repeat.....
Robin Page introduces the third heat of the sheepdog-trialling series, taking place atWildboarclough, Cheshire, which features Irish competitors Denis Birchall , Jim Diamond and Tim Flood. With commentary and course explanation by GusDermody. Stereo
Memories from the Top of the Pops archives, plus today's hits. Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7. 30pm on BBC1
Instead of the cavalry charge and the flashing blade, it was the media that became the major factor in the course of the BoerWarof 1899-1902.
Diaries, memoirs, photographs and films form part of an examination of the media's role in a conflict that saw young journalists Winston Churchill ,
Rudyard Kipling and writer Edgar Wallace make their names.
Director WilliamCran: Editor Laurence Rees Repeat
With Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather David Braine ..
Adocumentarythat follows five young MPs who were elected for the first time in May 1997.
The cross-party quintet talk with candour about the pitfalls of a way of life that consumes almost every waking moment.
Without the aid of any on-the-job training, they face a steep learningcurve, but veterans such as Tony Benn and Nicholas Soames are on hand to provide a few tips. See today's choices. Producer Anna Lloyd : Editor Anne Tyerman
Columnist Decca Aitkenhead of The Guardian casts a critical look over the week's press.
Celebratingthe world's creation and the joy of nature, Mahler's works were also a narrative for his struggle through life. The late Georg SoIti , conductors RiccardoChailly and Michael Tilson Thomas and film-director Ken Russell are among those who assess his work.
Narrated by Kenneth Branagh. See today's choices. Director Kriss Rusmanis
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Comedy series about three London flatmates. Matthew decides tojoin the marines. Shown yesterday
Continuing the spoof documentary police series.
Holiday. With lawsuits pending, DI Beach has cause to worry when the team takes a day off.
Written, directed and produced by Dominic Anciano , Ray Burdis. Hugo Blick
Sgt Dominic de Sade:
Kim Finch alias Boo-Boo:
Another chance to see the first of a new four-part drama of love and betrayal set in Edinburgh.
Steal the Herd. YoungthiefJoJo tries to escape the grip of his uncle Charlie, the local Mr Big. Shown last Monday For part 2 and cast see Monday9pm Stereo Subtitled.....
The Last Resort. An insight into the high-pressure life of Steve Malone , head of a night-time mental-health team based in Paddington, London. Theteam he leads are summoned to attend to people who require more help than the traditional emergency services can provide. See today's choices. Producer Rachel Foster ; Executive producerBobLong Stereo ....
Fantasy drama starring
Jack Lucas is a successful but abusive radio phone-in host. A typically reckless remark over the airwaves triggers a random massacre at a fashionable
Manhattan bar and his career goes into an alcoholic decline. But a chance encounterwith a mystical vagrant seems to offer him a chance for redemption.
Director Terry Gilliam (1991. 15)
♦ See Films: pages 44―49 ****
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