Comedy, starting a double bill, starring "Butch"
Jenkins Lewis Penrose 's ability to talk to race horses attracts the attentions of three unscrupulous gamblers. Director Fred Zinnemann (1946)
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Romantic comedy, concluding the double bill, starring
Jean Arthur , John Wayne
A rodeo performer loves his horse more than anythingelse until he falls into the lap of Mollie, a city slickerfrom New York. Director William A Seiter (1943)
Black and white
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In the last of the series, presenter Sahera Chohan tests teams from Nottingham,
Blackburn and Derby on their knowledge of Asian culture. Stereo ..................
Last in the series on Asian art, culture and entertainment. Stereo ................
The series concludes with young British
Asians discussing their attitudes towards sex. Presented by Rajesh Mirchandani. Producer Tommy Nagra ; Series producer
ShelleyRohde Stereo ......................
The fleet continues its stopover in Auckland, New Zealand. Presented by Steve Rider , with Richard Simmonds and Fenella George.
Quentin Willson looks at the 1964 Ford
Mustang. Repeat Stereo Subtitled ...
Bilko ends up eating with the servants at a posh dinner.
(Black and white) (Repeat)
Films reviewed include Titanic.
Shown last Monday on BBC1
Biographical wardrama showing inthe Saturday Matinee season, starring Gary Cooper , Walter Brennan
Alvin York , a farm boyfrom Tennessee whojustwants to buy land and marry his sweetheart, soon finds himself in the heat of battleduring the First World War.
Director Howard Hawks (1941, U)
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Alvin C York:
Pastor Rosier Pile:
The People Importers. Simon Templar investigates an illegal immigration racket. First shown on ITV Repeat..................
Robin Page introduces the fourth and final heat from Wildboarclough, Cheshire, featuring English competitors Dick Roper , John Palmer and Michael Peugniez. With commentary and course explanation by GusDermody. Stereo Subtitled.....
More memories from the Top of the Pops archives, plus today's hits. Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1
When a series of terrifying tornados is forecast, members of the Hatch family realise they have to patch up theirdifferencesjustto survive
Director Tim Bond (1996, PG)
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With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft .635521
Columnist Decca Aitkenhead of The Guardian casts a critical eye overthe week's press.
Producer John Moulson Postponedfrom
Concluding the series about renowned composers.
Giacomo Puccini. Some of the most popular arias and operas were by Puccini, who invented a new style of opera - based on real-life situations - at the beginning of the century. But success bred critical contempt.
Jonathan Miller ,
Charles Mackerras and Simon Callow are among those who argue his case, plus specially staged extracts from Tosca, Madama
Butterfly and LaBoheme.
Narrated by Kenneth Branagh. Producer Chris Hunt ; Executive producer
KrissRusmanis Stereo Subtitled. BBC BOOK: send a cheque for £5.99. made payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]
Comedy series. Archie's mother and sister come to dinner.
Shownyesterday Stereo Subtitled...
Safe as Houses. Dl Beach persuades a star witness to bring down Smiler's empire with a confession on television. But then he has to ensure his safety.
Written, directed and produced by Dominic Anciano , Ray Burdis , Hugo Blick
Sgt Dominic de Sade:
Kim Finch alias Boo-Boo:
Second of a four-part drama. Working Week. Jo Jo feels cheated when he is excluded from the lucrative heroin market.
Shown last Monday For part 3 and cast see Monday 9pm
Nicholas Kenyon , controller of Radio 3, presents a tribute to the life and work of the British composer Sir Michael Tippett , who died earlierthis month.
It includes a televised performance ofTippett's s
Caliban's Song, part of his last majorwork, The Rose Lake, and a recent performance of the closing spiritual from his best-known piece, A Child of OurTime, conducted by Simon Rattle.
Plus Mischa Scorer's portrait of Tippett, Songs of Experience, and tributes from friends, collaborators, composers and conductors.
Second in a four-part showcase of short films by new directors, hosted by Late Review's Mark Lawson , which culminates in a £5,000 development deal with BBC Films forthe best director.
Tonight's films comprise
Terry Gross 's Sin Eater, atale of sex, death and gluttony starringjosie Lawrence; David Moore 's The Star, about a young boy who decides to go to heaven; 81, Stephen Burke 's comedy about Belfast's reaction to Bobby Sands 's hunger strike; and Crocodile Snap,
Joe Wright 's story of a day at the seaside. The third series of entries is on Friday at 11.20pm. Director/Producer Rachel Bell
Surreal comedy starring
A bored American housewife is distracted from the frustration of missing a flight when she meets the charismatic Alex, who takes herto an exotic club.
Showing in widescreen format.
Director Dusan Makavejev
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