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6.05 Alaska: the Last Frontier?
9371969 6.30 Two Religions: Two
Communities 42211 7.00 LostWorldsthe mysteries of extinction.
7.30 Getting It Right
News plus a preview of the weekend's sport from BBC News 24. With
David Robertson and Maxine Mawhinney.
The Book Is Dead. Howard Stableford finds out how computer technology has changed the ways in which the written word is received, read, stored and used and asks what implications this revolution has forthe future of books. Will they become more or less important?
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
Return of the magazine for deaf and hard-of-hearing people, from the new venue of the Lighthouse Media Centre in Wolverhampton. Presented by Lara Crooks , with deaf chef Jackie Knight , reporter Memnos Costi , and Lesley McGilp with the news review. With signing and in-vision subtitles..... WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see_hear
Eighteenth-century adventure. beginning today's Saturday
Matinee double bill and the first of three films directed by Fritz Lang. Starring Stewart Granger , Joan Greenwood
Young John Mohune arrives at the village of Moonfleet after his mother's death, searching for Jeremy Fox , the man she had loved. But the boy discovers that Fox, a foppish rake, is really the leader of a gang of smugglers. Widescreen.
(1955) ◆ See Films: pages 46-51 ***
Western, concluding today's
Saturday Matinee double bill and the second of three films by Fritz Lang.
Starring Robert Young , Randolph Scott 1861: Western Union are building a part of what is to be the first transcontinental telegraph system constructed in the US. Opposition to the telegraph comes not only from Sioux Indians but also from a groupof renegade Southerners.
(1941) Subtitled ............................. The Testament of DrMabuse concludes the Fritz Lang triple bill tonight at 12.50am
♦ See Films: pages 46-51 ***
Series chronicling the 20th century.
1989: People Power. Recalling the few extraordinary weeks when ordinary people took a stand and brought down the communist regimes of eastern Europe.
Lancashire v Derbyshire
Live coverage from Lord's s as Lancashire take on Derbyshire in the Nat West Trophy final.
Favourites Lancashire overcame Hampshire in the semi-final, with John Crawley and Neil Fairbrotherboth weighing in with half-centuries while Peter Martin and Ian
Austin - who both played for England in the recent one-day triangular tournament - took three wickets each as Hampshire subsided.to a 43-run defeat.
In the other semi-final, Derbyshire beat Leicestershire by just three runs in a close encounter. Dominic Cork made an unbeaten 61 with sizeable contributions from Benjamin Spendlove and Phil DeFreitas. Commentary by Tony Lewis , Richie Benaud , David Gower , Geoff Boycott and Chris Broad.
Producers Paul Davies and Alan Griffiths
Editor Philip Bemie
With Fiona Bruce. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley
Live from the Royal
Albert Hall , London,
Stephanie Hughes introduces the European
Union Youth Orchestra as they perform Richard Strauss 's
Alpine Symphony, conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy.
The concert also includes
Marine a travers les Arbres by Andrew March , winner of the 1998 Masterprize for new compositions, and Swedish soprano Hillevi Martinpelto sings Berg's Seven Early Songs.
In the interval (8.00-8.20pm),
Ashkenazy discusses his 40-year career as pianist and conductor. Archive film footage shows his earliest appearance on BBC TV when, as a 17-year-old in 1955, he took part in the fifth Chopin Competition in Warsaw. The Prom can be also be heard on Radio 3. See today's choices.
Director Rodney Greenberg ; Series editor
Peter Maniura The next BBC Prom is a selection of popular Baroque music on Tuesday BBC1, 10.50pm ♦ Classical CD offer: page 38; Roland White review: page
Affairs and Relations
Taking time off from marriage to join Terry on a quiet weekend's fishing, Bob is racked by guilt. But is he the culpable party?
Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais Producer Bernard Thompson
Dennis Potter's controversial and disturbing drama, made in 1976 but not broadcast until 1987. Starring Denholm Elliot Michael Kitchen Patricia Lawrence
Since being severely injured in a hit-and-run accident, Pattie has been forced to depend on her parents. Enter the seemingly charming Martin, who purports to want only what is best for Pattie. But is he what he seems?
Producer Kenith Trodd; Director Barry Davis Repeat Subtitled..... Close Up. on Wednesday at 9.30pm, examines Dennis Potter's work
Man with dog:
Woman in street:
Man in street:
Rhona Cameron and Richard Fairbrass join almost 15,000 gay and lesbian competitors taking part in 32 sports at the Gay Games, held recently in Amsterdam, and experience the atmosphere that accompanies the sporting endeavours. Director Kathy Myers ; Producer
Highlights from Lord's of tod ay's NatWest Trophy final. Presented by Tony Lewis. ..................
Classic horror, concluding today's triple bill of Fritz Lang films. Dr
Mabuse has been confined to an asylum, where he spends his time drawing up crimes to plunge mankind into an abyss of terror, controlling his agents and his victims through extraordinary mental powers. In German with English subtitles.
(1932) Black and white FritzLang'sM M tomorrow at 12. 10am
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Followed by Weatherview
Insp Karl Lohmann:
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