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News plus a preview of weekend sport from BBC News 24. Hosted by Sarah Montague and Chris Eakin.
The World in a Machine. Howard Stableford looks at models, from abstract mental pictures to virtual reality. With
Francis Evans , Richard Gregory and Tim Hunkin. 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. Stereo .........
Steve Rider reports as the fleet arrives at La Rochelle, France, and looks ahead to the final leg. With Richard Simmonds and Fenella George, Stereo ...............
A look at the Historic Docks museum in Kent. Repeat
An interview with Jeremy Irons , plus reviews including Live Flesh and Amy Foster. Shown last Monday on BBC1
Drama, opening a Saturday
Matinee maritime double bill.
Starring John Wayne , Ray Milland
In the mid-19th century,
Captain Jack Stuart sails the Atlantic seaboard carrying valuable cargo on a route full of danger.
Director Cecil B DeMille (1942. PG)
Postponed from lO April See Films: pages 50-56 ***
Captain Jack Stuart:
Sci-fi adventure, based on the Jules Verne novel and ending a Saturday Matinee maritime double bill. Starring Kirk Douglas , James Mason 1868: a monster is attacking ships in the Pacific, and when a scientist sets out to investigate, he begins a great adventure.
Director Richard Fleischer (1954, U)
Postponed from 10 April Kirk Douglas also stars in The Man from Snowy River at 5.20pm
♦ See Films: pages 50-56 ****
Mate on the Nautilus:
When Steve and Trampas enlist for the Spanish-American war, the Virginian is sent to retrieve them.
Adventure starring Kirk Douglas
Orphaned in the Australian "high country", Jim Craig is sentto a lowland farm where he is caught between an old feud and the love of a young woman.
Director George Miller (1982. PG)
♦ See Films: pages 50-56 **
With Moira Stuart.
Weather Helen Young
Allan Little , presenting this week's edition from Moscow, goes behind the scenes with the creators of Kookli, the Russian satirical equivalent of Spitting Image. He discovers howthe puppet-masters go about their task of lampooning the politics of Boris Yeltsin 's Russia.
Bridget Kendall reports from
Peru on how bungled operations carried out as part of the government's sterilisation programme have led to the deaths of at least ten women.
The plan is to render barren
500,000 women over a period of five years, but the surgery is often performed in unhygienic conditions with little attempt to provide post-operative care.
And from Rosh Ha'ayin in Israel, in an item postponed from 2 May, David Sells investigates the story of hundreds of Yemenite babies stolen during the state's founding, 50 years ago. At the time, most were certified dead, but now it is claimed they were given to Ashkenazi or western
Jews who had lost children in the Holocaust orcould not conceive.
Series producer Lucy Hetherington ; Editor Fiona Murch
Golfers reveal useful tricks of theirgame, including the art of perfecting the swing using a brace of bricks and a torch.
Director Edwina Vardey ; Producer
It was 235 years ago today that Scotsman
James Boswell met
Dr Samuel Johnson in a London bookshop. The biography
Boswell wrote of his friend has since become the Scot's headstone. In the first ofsix new literary documentaries, author and journalist Andrew O'Hagan reveals that Boswell was also a great autobiographer. With readings by actor Peter Capaldi. See today's choices.
Director Tim Niel ; Executive producer
Francis Ford Coppola 's finale to The Godfather saga, starring Al Pacino
Diane Keaton ,
Andy Garcia New York, 1979: in a search for respectability, Michael Corleone wants out of his criminal empire. But it's difficult to break with the family tradition. Inevitably, the tentacles of the old business prove all-embracing and powerful, with fatal results. Widescreen.
(1990,15) Stereo ♦ See Films: pages 50-56 *** ♦ Ten characters every Al Pacino fan ought to know: page 48 .
Connie Corleone Rizzi:
Action drama, a remake of the 1957 drive-in movie and showing as part of the Young and the Reckless season. Starring Gerald McRaney Elan Oberon , Carla Gugino
A former soldier sets out to take revenge when his wife is terrorised and his teenage daughter is kidnapped by a ruthless motorcycle gang.
Director John Milius (1994,18)
♦ See Films: pages 50-56 ***
Psychological drama starring Irene Papas
On a Greek island, three women meet-an Australian, a Greek and a Sri Lankan. All are exiles, escaping from their own personal tragedies. Their lives become inextricably linked.
DirectorPaulCox(1989) ♦ See Films: pages 50-56 *
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