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6.10 Living with Technology: Food
7.00 Hidden Visions
7.30 The Myth of Medea
News plus a preview of weekend sport from BBC News 24. Presented by Sarah Montague and David Robertson. ....
Open Goal. Howthe image of football has changed from an aggressive outlet forthe working man to a national obsession that embraces both sexes and all walks of life. Series producer David Poyser. .... BROCHURE INFORMATION: call [number removed]Calls will be charged atthe national rate CEEFAX: page
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Ramon Woolfe looks back at the week's news. With signing......................
Short programme offering advice on how to cope with bereavement. Repeat.
Comedy starring Charles Boyer
Glenn Ford , Hope Lange
A matchmaker hires three men to groom a penniless duke into a suitable husband for an heiress. Widescreen.
DirectorDavidSwift(1963) Subtitled. * See Films: pages 50-57
Jeremy Brett recalls the filming of this Lerner and Loewe musical and shows how modern technology has restored the negative to its formerglory. With Julie Andrews. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Martin Scorsese. My Fair Lady is showing tomorrow evening at 7.30pm.
A Saturday Matinée tribute to tne late Maureen O'Sullivan
Starring GreerGarson ,
Laurence Olivier Englandat the turn ofthe 19th century, and independent-minded
Elizabeth Bennet attracts the unwanted attentions of the wealthy but arrogant Mr Darcy.
Director RobertZ Leonard (1940, U)
Black and white Subtitled ...............
+ See Films: pages 50-57
Lady Catherine deBourgh:
Miss Caroline Bingley:
Mystery series starring George Peppard. A Million the Hard Way. A missing fortune leads Banacek into the cut-throat world of Las Vegas gambling. Repeat
Prehistoric adventure, starring
Victoria Vetri , Robin Hawdon
Afreak hurricane prevents Sanna from becoming a human sacrifice of the Rock Tribe, but the chief demands that the gods of the sky should still be appeased. Monster Night begins at 9pm.
Director Val Guest (1969, PG) ◆ See Fims: pages 50-57 ***
Continuing the comedy-drama series about a family's tripto the World Cup in France. Disaster strikes when Gran is rushed to hospital with a mystery illness, while Craigfinds a strange package in the campsite toilets. Next episode tomorrow, 6.45pm. For cast see Sunday Subtitled ..
In 1979, evidence emerged of a meteorite strike 65 million years ago that had completely wiped out the dinosaurs and much of life on Earth. Years later, scientists tracked down the 200km-wide crater caused by the impact, which was equal to a million times the world's combined nuclear arsenals.
But why did the dinosaurs perish and mammals survive?
Investigation of the crater offers an explanation of events and reveals the moment-by-moment story of the mass extinction.
Monster Night, a collection of programmes about cult cinema creatures, begins at 9pm.
Producer Martin Belderson ; Series editor
John Lynch Repeat Subtitled ..
With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish ....
In the last of the series, sports writer Jim White of The Guardian reports from Paris on the latest press coverage concerning the World Cup, and looks ahead to tomorrow's final showdown.
Producer John Moulson .............
Tony Lewis introduces highlights from Lord's of today's
50-overs-per-side Benson and Hedges Cup final between Essex and Leicestershire.
An unbeaten century by Darren Maddy helped Leicestershire to defeat Surrey to reach the last everfinal of this competition, which they have won three times. Essex have won it only once, in 1979, but Nasser Hussain and Stuart Law are capable of swingingthe contest theirway. Commentary by Richie Benaud , David Gower and Chris Broad.
Producer Alan Griffiths
Editor Philip Bernie ◆ See Jonathan Agnew : page 42
Comedian Bill Bailey hosts an evening of programmes dedicated to city-stomping giants of the cinema. See today's choices.
Monster smash: page 47
9.00 Monster Wars
Comedian Phill Jupitus and TV presenters Chris Moyles and Paul Ross join Bill Bailey for a gamble on the outcome of confrontations between movie monsters, starting with Godzilla's clash with Ebirah the giant lobster. Director David Croft
Producer Gary Monaghan
9.10 Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Film director Alex Cox presents a documentary telling the story of Japan's most famous radiation-breathing monster, from its unconvincing origins as a man in a suit to the high-tech star of Hollywood's new blockbuster Godzilla, which opens in the UK on Friday.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
9.50 Monster Wars
Bill Bailey and his guests return to bet on a titanic showdown between King Kong and Godzilla
10.00 Lee and Herring's Reasonably Scary Monsters
Carol Vorderman helps comedy duo Stewart Lee and Richard Herring to compile a list of the world's scariest creatures.
Director Charles Lauder
Producer Jon Riley
10.20 Monster Wars
Guests gamble on a battle between Gamera the giant turtle and Gyaos the winged beast..
10.30 King Kong
Remake of the classic monster movie, starring Jessica Lange , Jeff Bridges
On a remote island, geologists discover Kong, a giant ape who "rules" the population like a god. King Kong is transported backto America, with disastrous results. Widescreen.
Dwan............................... JESSICA LANGE
Jack Prescott. ..................... JEFF BRIDGES
Fred Wilson CHARLESGRODIN
Captain Ross......JOHN RANDOLPH Director John Guillermin (1976, PG)
See Films: pages 50-57 *
12.40am Monster Goodbye
Poet John Cooper Clarke offers his version of I Married a Monster from Outer Space..........
12.45-2.30am Film premiere Godzilla vs King Ghidorah
Monster movie. An audacious plan devised by time-travellers results in the creation of a new horror-three-headed dragon King Ghidorah. Widescreen and with Japanese dialogue dubbed into English.
Director Kazuki Omori (1991, PG) * See Films: pages 50-57 *** Monster Night: Editor Bridget Boseley Subtitled
Videoplus code for 9.00-2.30am (not PDC)
Followed by Weatherview
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