6.15 Global Sea-Level Repeat
6.40 Rome underthe Popes Repeat 5853948 7.05 Playing Safe Repeat
Stereo Subtitled 4705677 7.35 The Three
The latest news and a preview of the weekend's sport from BBC News 24. With Sarah Montague and Chris Eakin. ..
The first of a series of Open University compilations that run until September.
Environment on the Brink: Kyoto in Context David Goldblatt examines issues behind
December's world climate conference in Japan. Plus a look at how people perceive environmental problems around the world. Viewers can registertheir reactions to the issues raised on the web site at: www.open.ac.uk/saturday The Interactive Zone, beginningat
12.30am on Wednesday, will include feedback on viewers'opinions.
Executive producer Andrew Law BROCHURE: call [number removed].
Calls will be charged at the national rate. CEEFAX: page
Tim Grundy introduces a seven-part magazine with men in mind that explores the ins and outs of the male psyche.
10.45 Top Gear
Quentin Willson looks at how Japanese company Lexus is attacking the executive car market. Repeat
Followed by Menzone
More with Tim Grundy.
11.20 The Old Grey Whistle Test
Highlights from the music magazine. Repeat
Followed by Menzone
A look at gadgets. Menzone producer Mike Finlason
The fleet prepares itself forthe fifth leg, from Auckland in New Zealand to Sao
Sebastiao in Brazil. Presented by Steve Rider , with Richard Simmonds and Fenella George ,
Alan Titchmarsh pays a visit to Killerton in Devon, and also to Barrington Court in Somerset. Repeat.....
Reviews include In and Out and Traveller.
Shown last Monday on BBC1
Second World War romantic drama. showinginthe Saturday Matinee season, starring Dirk Bogarde
An RAF officer, in India to learn Japanese, falls in love with his beautiful instructor.
Director Ralph Thomas (1958) ........... * See Films: pages 46-50 * *
Where the Money Is. Templar investigates the kidnap of a film-producer's daughter. First shown on ITV Repeat.................
Robin Page introduces the first singles semi-final, featuring Scotland's
Bobby Dalziel and Colin Gordon from Wales. Plus the start of the two-dog brace competition. Commentary and course explanation by GusDermody. Stereo Subtitled ...
Steve Wright presents more past hits from Top of the Pops. Stereo ..... Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1
Action from the second singles semi-final at Preston Guild Hall.
Six-part series tracing the development of modern children's Iiterature through the Iife and work of famous authors.
Interviews with enthusiasts and clips from screen adaptations of Edith Nesbit's work build up a revealing picture of a mould-breaking, forward-thinking woman whose literary legacy has enthralled successive generations of children. Narrated by Martin Jarvis. See today's choices. Director Jeff Morgan; Series editor
See This Week: page 7
With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather David Lee
Afterthe environmental group Greenpeace raised awareness aboutthedefunct BrentSpar platform in 1995, widespread protest meant the Shell oil company had to shelve its plan of dumping it at sea.
The petroleum giant was forced to find an eco-friendly method of decommissioning the rig, and last Thursday it unveiled the results of an 18-month search for a solution it hopes will appease the critics. This film looks at the long-running saga.
Producer Phil Craig
A critical view of the week's press. Producer John Moulson Stereo .
A documentary that follows
Paul Daniel , the newly installed music director of the English
National Opera, as he confronts the challenges of his post.
Soon after his arrival, he has to face three major obstacles while preparing a production of Wagner's Flying Dutchman: the resignation of the general director, the Arts Council's announcement of cuts, and the heritage minister's declaration that the ENO and the Royal
Opera should share premises.
Producer Karen Whiteside
Flatsharing comedy series.
Shown yesterday Stereo Subtitled.
Spoof police documentary series. Open Day. Beach puts on a show to raise money for a new communications system. Christopher Biggins HIMSELF
Written, directed and produced by Dominic Anciano , HugoBlick. Ray Burdis
Sgt Dominic de Sade:
Kim Finch alias Boo-Boo:
Third of a four-part drama.
Sink the Belgrano. Jo Jo's heroin business is booming, but the drug is starting to claim casualties.
Shown last Monday For part 4 and cast see Monday9pm
Jonathan Agnew introduces third-day action from Jamaica of the First Test between the West Indies and England.
Commentary from Paul Allott , Ian Botham , Geoffrey Boycott , Tony Cozier , Michael Holding and Mark Nicholas.
* See Jonathan Agnew : page 37
The jury includes Evita director Alan Parker and presenter Mark Lawson as the four-part showcase of short works by new directors culminates in a Â£5,000 development deal with BBC Films for the best director.
Along with the winning film, three other entries are shown: I Love My Mum, a London-based drama by Alrick Riley; Sara Sugarman's Up the Valley, set in the Welsh valleys, and Fishing, Roddy Cunningham's film set in the Western Isles.
Producer Rachel Bell (Stereo)
Australian comedy. The sinister Bollinger leaves a briefcase that contains an incriminating video cassette of the police commissioner in an aspiring actor's taxi cab.
Director Anthony Bowman (1989) * See Films: pages 46-50
Followed by Weatherview
John Inverdale introduces live coverage of the men's singles final in the Australian Open from Melbourne. Pete Sampras won the title in 1997, crushing
Carlos Moya in straight sets. Commentary by John Barrett. ProducerBarbara Slater
Editor Philip Bernie Stereo ....
If the tennis overruns, coverage will continue on BBC1