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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.
6.05 The Vernacular Tradition
6.30 Television to Call Our Own
7.00 The Women of Northern Ireland
64707 7.30 Two Religions: Two
Communities -devotees of two religions explain their life's purpose

: Weekend 24

News plus a preview of the weekend's sport from BBC News 24. With
David Robertson and Maxine Mawhinney.


Unknown: David Robertson
Unknown: Maxine Mawhinney.

: Open Saturday

Hype, Hysteria and Fluffy Bunnies. Howard Stableford studies reportage of the Louise Woodward case and the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, to determine howfar society's behaviour is media-influenced.
Series producer David Poyser BROCHURE INFORMATION: call[number removed]Calls will be charged at the national rate CEEFAX: page
WEB SITE: www.open.ac.uk/saturday


Unknown: Howard Stableford
Unknown: Louise Woodward
Producer: David Poyser

: News Review

A signed review of the past week's news. With Ramon Woolfe


Unknown: Ramon Woolfe

: Countryfile

John Craven finds out how a cart designed by an engineer and an ex-farmer is helping polio and leprosy victims in Mali, west Africa. Includingthe weather for the week ahead at 11.20am


Unknown: John Craven

: The Sky at Night

Flaring Stars. Patrick Moore discusses novas with ProfessorChris Kitchin.
Shown last Sunday on BBC1 Subtitled 321


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Beautiful Things

How old fence posts can be transformed into beautiful objects. Repeat ....

: The King and Four Queens

Beginning today's Saturday
Matinee double bill of westerns.
Starring Clark Gable , Eleanor Parker
A charming scoundrel searches for hidden loot in a town deserted except for a widow and her four daughters-in-law. Widescreen.
Director Raoul Walsh (1956) Subtitled . ♦ See Films: pages 46-51 *


Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Eleanor Parker
Director: Raoul Walsh
Dan Kehoe: Clark Gable
Sabina: Eleanor Parker
MaMcDade: Jovan Fleet
Ruby: Jean Willes
Birdie: Barbara Nichols

: Bugles in the Afternoon

Concluding today's Saturday Matinee western double bill.
Starring Ray Milland

Kern Shaffer, stripped of his rank, quits the cavalry and re-enlists as a private at a remote outpost in Sioux territory.
(1952) Subtitled.
See Films: pages 46-51 **


Director: Roy Rowland
Kern Shafter: Ray Milland
Josephine Russell: Helena Carter
Captain Edward Garnett: Hugh Marlowe
Private Donovan: Forrest Tucker
Captain Myles Moylan: Barton MacLane

: People's Century

1949-GreatLeap. Victims of China's
Great Leap Forward in the fifties recall the promise of the 1949 communist revolution and the famine that followed.
Series continues Tuesday at 1.30pm

: Banacek

No Stone Unturned. Banacek has 48 hours to track down a missing sculpture and claim a reward. Repeat

: Cricket Test Match

Live coverage from the Oval of tod ay's final session of play between England and Sri Lanka. With Tony Lewis ,
Richie Benaud , Geoffrey Boycott , Chris Broad , David Gower and Barry Richards. Producers Paul Davies and Alan Griffiths
Editor Philip Bernie


Unknown: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Chris Broad
Unknown: David Gower
Unknown: Barry Richards.
Producers: Paul Davies
Producers: Alan Griffiths
Editor: Philip Bernie

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Some Day We'll Laugh about This. When Bob and Thelma go away, Terry is left in charge of their home.
(If last Saturday's European athletics coverage overran, this episode will change.)
Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais Producer Bernard Thompson
Another episode is tomorrow at 6.30pm


Written By: Dick Clement
Written By: Ian La Frenais
Producer: Bernard Thompson
Terry: James Bolam
Bob: Rodney Bewes
Thelma: Brigit Forsyth
Audrey: Sheila Fearn
Sandra: Helen Cotterill
Mrs Collier: Olive Milbourne

: Fifi's Boys

When Jane Goodall started studying chimpanzees in 1960, one of the first she got to know was a youngster she called Fifi. Thisfilm, introduced by Jane Goodall herself, was made when Fifi had grown into a 37-year- old matriarch with six offspring. It provides a fascinating insight into the private lives of man's closest relatives. First shown in The Natural World season.
Producer John Waters ; Series producer
John Sparks Repeat


Unknown: Jane Goodall
Introduced By: Jane Goodall
Producer: John Waters
Producer: John Sparks

: News and Sport

With Jennie Bond

Weather Rob McElwee



Newsreader: Jennie Bond
Weather Presenter: Rob McElwee

: Windrush Season: A Little Piece of Home: Vinyl

Concluding the series about articles brought to Britain by West Indians in the fifties.
How records comforted those arriving in Britain.
Windrush Booklet: send a cheque for £4.95, payable to BBC Education, to: [address removed]. To order by credit card, phone [number removed] (calls cost no more than 12p per minute).
Web Site: [Web address removed]


Director: Marcus Ryder
Executive Producer: Debbie Christie

: Soul Night

An evening of programmes celebrating soul music and its influence on almost every contemporary music form.
Introduced by disc jockey Lisa l'Anson, with Jazzie B from Soul II Soul and record producer and musician Quincy Jones.
Throughout the evening an array of celebrities discuss their favourite soul songs........


Introduced By: Disc Jockey Lisa
Musician: Quincy Jones.

: Soul of Soul

Offbeat documentary in which soul figures, including Eddy Grant , Quincy Jones and Paul Young , talk about what soul music means to them and why it deserves its place in popular music's hall of fame.
Director/Producer Terry Jervis


Unknown: Eddy Grant
Unknown: Quincy Jones
Unknown: Paul Young
Producer: Terry Jervis

: Michael Jackson at 40

On his 40th birthday, Michael Jackson 's extraordinary life is profiled in a documentary which also examines his immense contribution to pop and soul music. While recording a string of hits with his brothers in the seventies, Jackson was also forging his own solo career, which peaked with his enormously successful 1982 Thriller album.
Director David Upshal


Unknown: Michael Jackson
Director: David Upshal

: Soul at the Beeb: Soul Queens

A celebration of great female soul singers - such as Erykah Badu , Randy Crawford , Aretha Franklin and Dusty Springfield. Featuring archive footage.
Producer Serena Cross


Unknown: Erykah Badu
Unknown: Randy Crawford
Unknown: Aretha Franklin
Producer: Serena Cross

: Roots, Toots and Suits

Style-guru Oswald Boateng looks at how black music has influenced black fashion which, in turn, has had a bearing on mainstream culture.
Producer Ruppert Gabriel


Unknown: Oswald Boateng
Producer: Ruppert Gabriel

: Soul at the Beeb: Soul Groups

Archive footage of prominent soul groups, including Blackstreet, the Supremes and the Temptations

: Soul Weekender

A behind-the-scenes look at the annual soul festival staged at Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk.
This year's festival, staged in May, attracted 2,000 fans.
Director Dario Poloni


Director: Dario Poloni

: Soul at the Beeb: Soul Men

A tribute to the great male soul performers. Including film of Al Green, Curtis Mayfield and Stevie Wonder


Unknown: Curtis Mayfield
Unknown: Stevie Wonder

: Otis and Friends

Footage of soul star Otis Redding performing at the 1967 Monterey pop festival and on the Stax/
Volt European tour...........


Unknown: Otis Redding

: Lynden David Hall in Concert

Emerging British soul performer Lynden David Hall recorded in concert at the Cafe de Paris in London.
Director Janet FraserCrook


Unknown: Lynden David Hall
Director: Janet Frasercrook

: CB4

Satire. Albert, one of the members of a rap group called CB4, takes part in the making of a documentary that reveals all about his musical trio.
Director Tamra Davis (1993. 18)
♦ See Films: pages 46-51 *** SoulNight Director Neil Dougan ; Executive producers Dele Oniya and Mark Cooper Subtitled Videoplus code for
11.00-2.40 (not PDC)
Followed by Weatherview


Director: Tamra Davis
Director: Neil Dougan
Director: Mark Cooper
Albert: Chris Rock
Euripides: Allen Payne
Otis: Deezer D
A White: Chris Elliott
Virgil Robinson: Phil Hartman

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. SUMMER BITES
Sport and Fitness (part 2) FREE GUIDE: call (0181) 746
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/lzone

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