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6.05 Introduction to Psychology
6.30 France in the Viewfinder
7.00 The Science of Climate?
7.30 Philosophy in Action
News plus a preview of weekend sport from BBC News 24. With David Robertson and Maxine Mawhinney.
Mind Bending. Looking at the upsurge in companies acknowledging workers' mental agility as part of their business's wealth. Presented by Howard Stableford , with experts Tony Buzan and Charles Handy.
Series producer Andrew Law Stereo ... BROCHURE INFORMATION: call Calls will be charged atthe national rate WEB SITE: www.open.ac.uk/saturday CEEFAX: page
Tim Grundy presents the magazine show targeted particularly towards men.
10.45 Top Gear
Jeremy Clarkson weighs up the Toyota Avensis and Vicki Butler-Henderson tests Peugeot's 106 Rallye.
Shown last Thursday (Stereo) (Subtitled)
Followed by Menzone
Tim Grundy hears from two round-the-world microlight flyers.
11.20 The Old Grey Whistle Test
Highlights from the music show, with performances from the seventies including Ry Cooder and Van Morrison. (Repeat)
Followed by Menzone
More from Tim Grundy. (Stereo)
The crews enjoy their last week in Brazil and talk about the current standings at the midpoint of the race as they prepare for the longjourney home. Presented by Steve Rider , with Fenella George and Richard Simmonds.
Alan Titchmarsh narrates an exploration of the varied and stunning floral gardens to be found in South Africa.
Director/ProducerGary Johnston Stereo.
Films reviewed include Good Will Hunting. The Edge, Kiss the Girls and MrsDalloway. Shown last Monday on BBC1
Romantic drama, the first film in a Saturday Matinée double bill of tearjerkers, starring June Allyson
While working in Munich, Helen Banning falls in love with the formidable conductor Tonio Fischer. On discovering that he is married, she leaves him, but they are fated to meet again. Widescreen.
Director Douglas Sirk (1957) + See Films: pages 56-62 *
Saturday Matinee double bill, starring Lana Turner , John Forsythe
When Holly Parker is forced to leave her husband and adored young son, her grief leads herto a life of drink and degradation.
Director David Lowell Rich (1966) ...... ♦See Films: pages 56-62 *
More hits from the Top of the Pops archive, including Bluebells with Young at Heart, originally a hit back in 1984. With Steve Wright. Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1
Live from Birmingham's NEC,
Peter Purves and Jessica Holm describe the scene from the world's top dog show as working dogs, terriers and hounds are judged. Live coverage of the best-in-show category is tomorrow evening at 7pm.
Director Ian Russell ; Series producer
The last in the series scrutinising the lives of major children's writers.
Roald Dahl. His marriage to actress Patricia Neal made Roald Dahl a key public figure, but behind the headlines was a man who often experienced deep sadness. Rare footage, allied to interviews with friends and family, captures the essence of this subversive and popular author. See today's choices.
Director Donald Sturrock : Series producer MichaelPoole Stereo
With Chris Lowe. Subtitled
Weather Michael Rsh ....
Olenka Frenkiel reports from Indonesia, a country in the throes of unrest, on the role of mystics. President Suharto and his colleagues are said to treat their prophecies with the utmost respect, but a group of Javanese mystics now predict his downfall.
And from America,
Claire Bolderson reports on the refuges that have been set up to protect women who have been beaten bytheirhusbands.
Series producer Lucy Hetherington : Editor FionaMurch Stereo Subtitled .
The Government has cited the minimising of unemployment as one of its top priorities. This film, in the occasional documentary strand, sees an all-party group of MPsjourneytotheheartofanicy winter in the USA. There they assess the experience of Americans on welfare to test if
Labour's policy is achievable. Presented by Sarah Harrison. Producer Matthew Barrett : Editor
Anne Tyerman Stereo..............
Followed by Our Mutual Friend A preview of the new drama, which starts on Monday. Stereo
An evening of programmes and films, presented by comic Paul Whitehouse, celebrating acting superstar Michael Caine as he reaches his 65th birthday. See today's choices.
Andrew Duncan interviews Michael Caine: page 14
9.00 The Man Who Would Be Caine
A documentary tracing Michael Caine's career path from poor south-east London porter's son to Hollywood star.
Anecdotes from Caine himself are accompanied by tributes from his wife, Shakira, former 007 Roger Moore. Billy Connolly, Julie Walters, Glenda Jackson, Jonathan Ross and a clutch of top film directors.
Director/Producer Jeff Morgan
9.50 Acting in Film with Michael Caine
Caine hosts an acting masterclass in which he shares his experiences and ideas with a small thespian group. Exploring techniques peculiar to film acting, the group use scenes from Caine's films to put into practice what they are learning. Produced by Maria Aitken and David G Croft (Revised repeat)
10.30 Get Carter
Crime drama, the first film in a double bill starring Michael Caine
When Jack Carter's brother dies mysteriously, he travels north to find out what happened. He uncovers a conspiracy linking blue films, the local villains and some "respectable" citizens.
Director Mike Hodges (1971, 18)
See Films: pages 56-62 ****
12.20-2.10am Billion Dollar Brain
Spy thriller based on the novel by Len Deighton, the second of two films starring Michael Caine
Harry Palmer, now retired, accepts a mission to take a package to Finland. When he meets an old CIA acquaintance now involved with a sinister organisation, Palmer decides to investigate further. Widescreen.
See Films: pages 56-62 *
(Caine stars in Alfie on Tuesday, BBC1)
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Followed by Weatherview
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