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6.10 Communications, Money and Work 4742353 7.00 The Science of Climate?
Stereo 94334 7.30 WembleyStadium: Venue of Legends Stereo
News plus a preview of weekend sport from BBC News 24. With David Robertson and Maxine Mawhinney.
How the Other Half Lives. David Goldblatt examines the aid business -from the moment money is given, to why, where, and how it is spent. With Secretary of State for International Development Clare
Short, Glenys Kinnock MEP and Lord Bauer. Series producer Andrew Law Stereo... WEB SITE: www.open.ac.uk/saturday
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Tim Grundy presents the magazine show targeted particularly towards men.
10.45 Top Gear
Jeremy Clarkson reports on Vauxhall's new Astra, and Tiff Needell tests four road cars with a racing heritage. Shown last Thursday Stereo Subtitled.
Followed by Menzone
Tim Grundy meets former brothel madam Cynthia Payne.
11.20 The Old Grey Whistle Test
Music from the seventies, including Supertramp, Judas Priest and Free. Repeat
Followed by Menzone
More from Tim Grundy.
Menzone producer Mike Finlason
Crews set off from Brazil on the 4,750-mile sixth legto Florida. Presented by Steve Rider , with Richard Simmonds and Fenella George. Stereo................
Barry Norman talks to Quentin Tarantino. Shown last Monday on BBC1
Wartime drama, opening a Saturday Matinee double bill, starring Dirk Bogarde , Marius Goring
In an attempt to demoralise the German army occupying Crete, two British officers plan to kidnap a leading German officer.
Directors Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger
(1956) Blackandwhite ................. * See Films: pages 50-55 ****
Major Paddy Leigh Fermor:
General Karl Kreipe:
Captain Billy Stanley Moss:
Second World Wardrama, concludingthe Saturday Matinee double bill, starring Jeff Chandler
The captain of a small transport ship in the South Pacific is determined to knock his inexperienced crew into shape, but his strong will causes friction amongthe men.
Director Joseph Pevney (1956) * See Films: pages 50-55 ***
Captain Jebediah Hawks:
A film discussing how Shakespeare transformed a well-known fairytale into King Lear, his dark play about family relationships. Ian Holm's acclaimed portrayal can be seen at 9pm.
More hits from the Top of the Pops archive. With Steve Wright. Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1
Another chance to see the second of a four-part adaptation of Charles Dickens 's epic novel. Lizzie finds herself pursued by two suitors whose bitter rivalry leads to confrontation.
Shown last Monday For part 3 and cast see Monday 9pm Stereo Subtitled.
With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Suzanne Charlton ...........
BBC Moscow correspondent Andrew Harding travels to
Azerbaijan, the former Soviet republic on the Caspian Sea, to see where the century's last great oil boom is in full swing.
British Petroleum is leading the way in explorations, but Russia's secret services have also been busy, promoting coupd'etats and attempted assassinations - all to ensure that this newly strategic region does not fall into western hands.
President HeydarAliyev of Azerbaijan and his Georgian opposite number,
Eduard Shevardnadze , offertheirviews on who will ultimately emerge triumphant in this power struggle. Producer Paul Mitchell ; Editor Fiona Murch
Widely acclaimed as one of history's most influential figures in the photographic field,
Henri Cartier-Bresson , now in his 90th year, gives a revealing interview about his life, work, ideas and beliefs to coincide with three major London exhibitions.
Contributors include fellow photographers Eve Arnold and Lord Snowdon, art historian Ernst Gombrich and Lord
Healey. See today's choices. Producer Patricia Wheatley
Richard Eyre's film version of his award-winning Royal National Theatre production of Shakespeare's King Lear, showing in the Performance strand. Starring Ian Holm
After disinheriting the youngest of his three daughters because she refuses to pander to his desire for flattery, King Lear suffers the torments of rage, humiliation and madness at the hands of his two eldest daughters before arriving at a painful self-knowledge. See today's choices.
Andrew Duncan interviews Ian Holm: page 14
Highlights ofthe second day's play in the Sixth Test between the West Indies and England.
Commentary comes from
Michael Holding, Tony Cozier , Ian Botham , Paul Allott , Mark Nicholas and Bob Willis.
Introduced by Jonathan Agnew. Producers Sam Leadsom and SimonWheeler Stereo ...........
Rodeo drama starring
Ida Lupino , Robert Preston
A rodeo star returns to his
Arizona home town to enter an annual contest. Eagerly looking forward to a family reunion, he is shocked to find land developers where his home once stood, his father in hospital and his mother living in a caravan.
Director Sam Peckinpah (1972. PG)
♦ See Rims: pages 50-55 ****
Comedy drama starring
DBSweeney Robert Miranda
The three sons of a D-Day veteran, now in hospital following a stroke, come across some of theirfather's wartime love letters to a French woman, and decide to take him from New
Jersey to Normandy so that he can be reunited with his old love.
Director Alexandre Rockwell (1989)
♦ See Films: pages 50-55 ***
Followed by Weatherview
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