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6.15 "NewGenerations" and "PipingHot" Stereo 4298038 7.05 Restoringthe
Balance 2636274 7.30 Rousseau in Africa Stereo
News plus a preview of weekend sport from BBC News 24. Hosted by Sarah Montague and David Robertson.
Waste Not Want Not. Is recycling the solution to pollution problems or just a means of salving guilty consciences?
Friends of the Earth, the Consumer Council, and actor Simon O'Brien contribute to this controversial treatment of the subject, presented by Howard
Stableford. Viewers are invited to vote for one of four waste-management scenarios, by phone or via the web on: [text removed]
The results are relayed in The Interactive Zone on Wednesday at 12.30am.
Series producer Andrew Law Stereo .. BROCHURE INFORMATION: call [number removed] Calls will be charged at the national rate CEEFAX: page
A Cold View of Space. Patrick Moore looks at infra-red radiations from space.
The wildlife of a remote volcanic region of Ecuador, an area once thought to be the abode of the gods, now populated by tiny killer mice, spectacled bears and colonial birds. Repeat Stereo
Steve Rider reports on the progress of crews as they race along America's east coast, from Florida u p to the city of Baltimore. With Richard Simmonds and Fenella George.
Including a review of The Rainmaker. Shown last Monday on BBC1
Nicholas Ray 's filmed portrayal of the birth, life and death of Jesus
Christ, showing as part of the Saturday
Matinee season. Starring Jeffrey Hunter This biblical epic concentrates on three main elements of the New Testament story: the life of Christ, the tensions between Herod's court and the Roman administration culminating in the execution of John the Baptist, and, finally, the story of Barabbas. Widescreen.
(1961, U) Subtitled ...................... ♦ See Films: pages 54-60 ****
John the Baptist:
Classic Western series from the sixties.
The life of a suspected rustler, poor Jubal Tatum, is threatened in a war between ranchers and homesteaders.
David Vine introduces action from the arena as well as news of the backstage stories in the second round of the world championshipfrom the Crucible in Sheffield. Stereo ......................
With Moira Stuart.
Weather Peter Cockroft
Jeremy Bowen presents a quartet of special reports that examine all sides of the Middle East conflict as Israel celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Yehuda Amichai , Israel's national poet, reflects on his life in Jerusalem and how the battle over territory has developed since he helped to fight for independence in 1948. David Sells investigates the escalating violence between the liberals and the ultra-orthodox Haredim
Jews, which centres on whether the country's archaeological sites should be disturbed. From the West Bank, Jeremy Bowen meets a family of settlers on a permanent state of alert, and Julie Flint chronicles the plight of a dispossessed Palestinian familyforwhom the peace deal means having to work illegally. Series producer Lucy Hetherington ; Editor Fiona Murch
Pet-breeders talk about some of the tricks of theirtrade, which involve hypnotised rabbits and a dirty hamster.
Director Stuart Everett ; Producer
Continuingthe series that traces the long and tangled history of the move towards a single European currency.
After his initial rejection of the European Monetary System,
Frangois Mitterrand became a vociferous supporter of the single currency during the eighties. In his lasttelevision interview before the end of his tenure, the late former French president recalls his crucial decision to stay in the EMS.
Former British prime minister
Margaret Thatcher crusaded throughout her premiership against the concept of a single currency, but her intransigence at the 1990 Rome Summit allowed her counterparts to outmanoeuvre herwhen she had the power to block the EU's adoption of the policy. Some of the protagonists of the talks recall the debate, including ex-Italian prime ministerGiulio Andreotti , former Cabinet ministers Geoffrey Howe ,
Douglas Hurd and Nigel Lawson , ex-Bank of England governor Robin Leigh-Pemberton and Jacques Delors , sometime president of the European Commission. The series concludes tomorrow at 8pm. Producer Tania Rakhmanova : Executive producers Mark Anderson , Brian Lapping
The Money Programme. tomorrow at
7.30pm. looks at the possible effects of a single currency on Germany and Ireland
David Vine introduces highlights of this evening's second-round matches. Commentary comes from the team of Ray Edmonds. Clive Everton, Jim Meadowcroft , John Spencer , Dennis Taylor and John Virgo.
Paul Schraderwrote Taxi Driver and co-wrote Raging Bull for
Martin Scorsese , and directed movies including American Gigolo, which follows, Cat
People and Mishima. These films established his reputation as a creator of intimate studies, while his cocaine addiction and intense liaisons with such figures as Scorsese,
Steven Spielberg and Nastassja Kinski earmarked him as a maverick.
In this New York interview with Mark Cousins , he discusses his career, narcotic proclivities and personal relationships.
Director Mark Cousins: Series producer
Paul Schrader 's erotic thriller, starring
Richard Gere , Lauren Hutton
A gigolo is hired by wealthy women as a guide, interpreter or companion. But his glamorous world is shattered when a client is murdered and he becomes the prime suspect. Widescreen.
See Rims: pages 54-60 ***
Adventure from cult director Roger Corman.
Searching fortheir missing menfolk, a band of Viking women run into a giant whirlpool.
The survivors are washed up in the land of the Grimaults, who are holding the Viking men hostage and are determined to make slaves of the women.
(1957) Black and white
See Films: pages 54-60 *
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