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: Open University

Note: repeats are not indicated.
6.10 Evaluating Pre-School Education Stereo 32091906.35 Child's Play Subtitled 1297393 7.00 A Formidable Foe Stereo 94225 7.30 Passing
Judgements Stereo

: Weekend 24

News plus a preview of weekend sport from BBC News 24. With Sarah Montague and Maxine Mawhinney.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: Maxine Mawhinney.

: Open Saturday

Evolution Rules OK! Howard Stableford examines the theoryof evolution, and deciphers the meaning of "survival of the fittest" and "natural selection".
Series producer Andrew Law Stereo... WEB SITE: www.open.ac.uk/saturday
BROCHURE INFORMATION: call [number removed]Calls will be charged at the national rate CEEFAX: page
Evolution Weekend: Life on Earth is at 2.10pm


Unknown: Howard Stableford

: Menzone

Tim Grundy presents the last in the series of the magazine targeted towards men.

10.45 Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson attempts to prove that fast cars are the safest.
Shown last Thursday (Stereo) (Subtitled)

Followed by Menzone
Tim Grundy talks to mother-and-son adventurers Jan Meek and Daniel Byles.

11.20 The Old Grey Whistle Test
Music from the seventies, with Linda Ronstadt and Joan Armatrading. (Repeat)

Followed by Menzone
More from Tim Grundy.
Menzone producer Mike Finlason


Unknown: Tim Grundy
Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Talks: Menzone Tim Grundy
Unknown: Jan Meek
Unknown: Daniel Byles.
Unknown: Linda Ronstadt
Unknown: Joan Armatrading.
Unknown: Tim Grundy.
Producer: Mike Finlason Stereo

: The Whitbread: theWorld's Greatest Ocean Race

Crews battle to find the best route through the Doldrums as they head towards Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Presented by Steve Rider , with Richard Simmonds and Fenella George.


Presented By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Richard Simmonds
Unknown: Fenella George.

: Film 98 withBarry Norman

A special interview with Steven Spielberg. Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Steven Spielberg.

: The Lawless Breed

Western. in the Saturday Matinee season, starring Rock Hudson
Anxious to escape from the poverty of his father's Texas home, John Wesley
Hardin sets outto make enough moneyto begin a new life. But the killing of cardsharp puts him on a different trail.
Director Raoul Walsh (1952) .............. ♦ See Films: pages 51-60 ***


Unknown: John Wesley
Director: Raoul Walsh

: Evolution Weekend

David Attenborough goes behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum in London to introduce a special trilogy from his acclaimed "Life on Earth" series.
2.10 "Life on Earth" An exploration of life's origins, from the evolution of single-celled organisms to the development of plants and the advent of insects
3.00 "Life on Earth" Through frogs, tortoises, snakes and crocodiles, Attenborough relives the battle of land-dwelling animals to overcome alien, dry conditions.
3.50-4.40 "Life on Earth" The trilogy concludes by tracing the rise of mammals and how they conquered the earth. Series producer Christopher Parsons
Videoplus code 2.10-4.40 (not PDC) WEB SITE: [web address removed]
BOOKLET: send cheques for £4.95 to BBC Education to [address removed]
"The Fossil Roadshow" is at 6.55pm


Presenter: David Attenborough
Series Producer: Christopher Parsons


Hitsfromthe Topofthe Pops archive.
Last in the series, stereo..............
Top ofthe Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1

: Our Mutual Friend

Another chance to see the third of a four-part adaptation of Charles Dickens 's epic novel.
Shown last Monday For part 4 and cast see Monday 9pm Stereo Subtitled.


Unknown: Charles Dickens

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: The Fossil Roadshow

Experts deliververdicts on finds brought in to London's Natural
HistoryMuseum byfossil hunters from all over Britain. With Peter
Snow and Michaela Strachan.
Producer Jack Weber ; Executive producer John Lynch Darwin: the Life is at 8.05pm
Followed by Natural Selections Writer Douglas Adams explains why he loves the Madagascan aye-aye lemur. Stereo


Unknown: Michaela Strachan.
Producer: Jack Weber
Producer: John Lynch
Unknown: Douglas Adams

: Correspondent

Julian Pettiferis in Peru, where last year he predicted that El Nino would bring disaster. On his return, he discovers that cholera has followed in the wake of serious flooding.
From India, SuntiaThakur profiles Medha Patkur , a woman who has spent 13 years fighting against government plans for a dam on the Narmada river, while Angus Robertson reports from the Alps on why Austrians are hoping water can do forthem what oil did for the Texans.
Series producer Lucy Hetherington ; Editor Fiona Murch
WaterWeek concludeswith TheMoney Programme tomorrow at 7.45pm
Natural Selections JaneGoodall. conservationist, talks aboutthe chimpanzees she has studied for38years. Stereo


Unknown: Julian Pettiferis
Unknown: El Nino
Unknown: Medha Patkur
Unknown: Angus Robertson
Producer: Lucy Hetherington
Editor: Fiona Murch

: Evolution Weekend: Darwin: the Life

This documentary examines the paradox of Charles Darwin, a private and conventional man who developed one of the most revolutionary ideas in science. See today's choices. Producer Viv Simson; Executive producer John Lynch
Followed by Natural Selections Alan Titchmarsh anticipates the day when a rose will have no thorns. Stereo


Producer: Viv Simson
Executive Producer: John Lynch
Speaker ("Natural Selections"): Alan Titchmarsh

: The Extinction Files

Afour-billion-yearjourneyin search of the winners and losers in the earth's great extinction game. Using computer animation and wildlife film, leading experts piece togetherthe evidence and, by analysing the examples of species that died out, identify the various factors that go to make an animal extinction-proof? Narrated by Bob Peck. Producer Peter Brown ; Series editor
Michael Bright Stereo Subtitled. The Darwin Debate is at 10.25pm
Followed by Natural Selections Actor Brian Blessed talks about the giant blue morpho butterfly. Stereo


Unknown: Bob Peck.
Producer: Peter Brown
Talks: Brian Blessed

: If I Ruled the World

Actor Richard Wilson and comedy writer Andy Hamilton join the political comedy quiz hosted by Clive Anderson , with Graeme Garden , Jeremy Hardy. Shown yesterday Stereo Subtitled.
Natural Selections Swimmer
Sharron Davies explains her love Of dolphins. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Wilson
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy.
Unknown: Sharron Davies

: The Darwin Debate

Melvyn Bragg chairs a debate on the significance of the evolution theory on human society.
Taking part are biologist Steve Jones; Professor Stephen Pinker, cognitive psychologist from Massachusetts Institute of Technology; neurologist and opera director Dr Jonathan Miller and Meredith Small, Professor of Anthropology at Cornell University, New York.
Producer Sam Roberts, Executive producer John Lynch.
Evolution Weekend: "The Fossil Roadshow" is tomorrow at 4.25pm

Followed by: Natural Selections: Scientist Richard Dawkins talks about the Australian bower bird.


Chair: Melvyn Bragg
Speaker: Steve Jones
Speaker: Professor Stephen Pinker
Speaker: Dr Jonathan Miller
Speaker: Professor Meredith Small
Producer: Sam Roberts
Executive Producer: John Lynch
Speaker ("Natural Selections"): Richard Dawkins

: Q&A

Crime drama starring
Nick Nolte , Timothy Hutton
Al Reilly , a young assistant district attorney, sets about investigating the shooting of a Puerto Rican by a veteran plain clothes policeman - and comes up against a rogue cop.
Director Sidney Lumet (1990, 18)
♦ See Films: pages 51-60
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Nick Nolte
Unknown: Timothy Hutton
Unknown: Al Reilly
Director: Sidney Lumet
Lieutenant Mike Brennan: Nick Nolte
Al Reilly: Timothy Hutton
Bobby Texador: Armand Assante
Kevin Quinn: Patrick O'Neal
Leo Bloomenfeld: Lee Richardson
Luis Valentin: Luis Guzman
Sam Chapman: Charles Dutton
Nancy Bosch: Jenny Lumet

: BBC Learning Zone

Note: repeats are not indicated.
3.00 BST French 2
♦ See Family: page 43
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5.00-5.45am BST Skillsfor
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/lzone

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