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6.05 Velocity Diagrams 3640267 6.30 Which Body? 60441 7.00 The Birth of Liquid Crystals 53660 7.30 Art: a Question of Style
News plus a preview of weekend sport from BBC News 24. Hosted by Sarah Montague and David Robertson.
Flights of Fancy. Howard Stableford examines engineering feats past and present, from Ironbridge, regarded as the birthplace ofthe Industrial Revolution, to the Millennium Dome in Greenwich.
Series producer Andrew Law Stereo .... BROCHURE INFORMATION: call[number removed]Calls will be charged at the national rate CEEFAX: page
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Ramon Woolfe looks back at the week's news. With signing.
Steve Rider reports on the latest action as the fleet begin the homeward journey, departing Annapolis, USA, for La Rochelle, France. With Richard Simmonds and Fenella George, Stereo ..............
The Sky with Chips. Patrick Moore explores charge-coupled devices with astronomer Martin Mobberley. Shown last Sunday on BBC1
Rivers of Fire. The Queensland molten-lava tubes that are home to wildlife and cave-dwelling species. Repeat Stereo ..
A look around the Bradford Industrial
Museum, West Yorkshire.
A gambling craze hits the camp.
(Black and white) (Repeat)
Saturday Matinee comedy thriller, the first film in a double bill starring Doris Day
Also starring Richard Harris
When an industrial designer is caught selling a secret formula to a rival firm, her troubles are onlyjust starting. Widescreen. Director Frank Tashlin (1967,11) * See Films: pages 52-57 *** * Barry Norman on Doris Day: page 48
Romantic comedy concluding the Saturday Matinée double bill starring Doris Day
A lively young widow, a PR assistant for a space laboratory, is asked by her boss to write his biography, but is suspected of beinga Russian spy. Widescreen.
Director Frank Tashlin (1966) Subtitled . * See Films: pages 52-57
Western series from the sixties.
Garth runs into an old wrestler friend hoping to defeat his rival on Independence Day.
Action adventure starring
Mighty Hercules is taken on by King
Pelias to train his son, only to witness the prince's death. Banished by the king,
Hercules encounters Jason, and they bid to find the Golden Fleece. Italian dialogue dubbed into English. Widescreen.
Director Pietro Francisci (1957, U) ..... * See Films: pages 52-57 ***
With Jennie Bond.
Weather Bill Giles
George Alagiah examines post-apartheid South Africa and concludes that racism is still rife under Nelson Mandela 's presidency. Looking into the recent murder of a black baby by a white farmer, he asks whether the rainbow nation really exists.
Tom Carver visits atraining camp in Texas thatteaches non-violent civil disobedience, and James Miles reports from northern India on the unsolved
1997 killing of three members of the Dalai Lama 's inner circle.
Series producer Lucy Hetherington ; Editor FionaMurch Stereo Subtitled .
Restaurateurs explain useful tricks of theirtrade.
Director Edwina Vardey ; Producer
NiallFraser Stereo Subtitled ..
Archaeologist Dr Tony Spawforth tries to answer questions thrown up by the prehistoric stone circle at Stonehenge, a quest that takes him from the megaliths of Scotland to the tribal villages of Madagascar. See today's choices.
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Mark Radcliffe and Marc "Lard" Riley present a sequence of programmes devoted to the theme of football fanaticism.
9.00 Manchester United Ruined My Life
Colin Shindler's obsession with Manchester City FC has seen recurring pain lifted only briefly by fleeting pleasure. The feeling of disappointment with his team has been aggravated by the success of their cross-city neighbours, Manchester United. Celebrity fans on both sides argue their case, while United and City alumni remember their part in the clubs' annals. See today's choices.
Director Andrew MacKenzie-Betty
Producer Colin Shindler Subtitled.
* See John Peel: page 9
9.50 From Flat Caps to Fat Cats
Bob Mills introduces a history of the football fan, looking at different types of supporters from around Britain - including Londoners, Liverpudlians, Scots and Hooray Henrys.
Director/Producer Andrew MacKenzie-Betty
A short film based on a story by Nick Hornby, starring John Sessions, Saskia Reeves
An ardent Arsenal fan stages a protest on a Highbury roof, refusing to leave until the Gunners sign a good midfielder.
Producers Margaret Glover and Alan Horrox Director Pete Travis Subtitled.....
10.40-11.15 Ripping Yarns: Golden Gordon
A footballing tale from the comedy series starring Michael Palin.
Gordon Ottershaw supports a team that has not won for six years. Can things get any worse?
Written by Terry Jones and Michael Palin Director Alan JW Bell; Executive producer Sydney Lotterby (Repeat) (Subtitled)
Fan Night: Producer Andrew MacKenzie-Betty
Executive producer Tony Moss
Videoplus code for 9.00-11.15 (not PDC)....
Drama, first of two films concerning the aftermath of war, starring Tom Cruise
Young Ron Kovic volunteers for the Vietnam War, only to be wounded in battle. Paralysed from the chest down, he returns to an America vastly different from the one he left. Widescreen.
Director Oliver Stone (1989, 18)
See Films: pp 52-57 *****
Film of the week: page 47
Drama, concluding the double bill about war's consequences, starring
Marion Brando , Teresa Wright Ken Wilozek is paralysed by a warwound. In a special military hospital, he struggles to come to terms with his predicament.
Director Fred Zinnemann (1950. PG)
Black and white ♦ See Films: pages 52-57 ****
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