Repeats are not indicated.
6.10 Designings Lift 9107386 6.35 A GlobalCulture? 5366183 7.00 Making Contact Subtitled 72831 7.30 Rothko: the Seagram Murals
News plus a preview of the weekend's sport from BBC News 24. With
Sarah Montague and David Robertson. ....
Art and Science. How art and science relate, with artists who use newtechnology as a creative tool. With Kate Bellingham. Series producer David Poyser CEEFAX: page
WEB SITE: www.open.ac.uk/saturday
The magazine for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. Presented by Lara Crooks , with deaf chef Jackie Knight , reporter
MemnosCosti, and Lesley McGilpwith the news review. With signing and in-yision subtitles........................
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see_hear
The work that goes into preparing a banquet at Thailand's royal palace.
Postponed from 10 September Repeat
Making a driftwood mirror. Repeat
Introduced by Sue Barker.
Three finals. At 12.00 the women's 400m individual medley, the men's 200m freestyle at 12.25andthe women's 4x200m freestyle relay at 12.45
The men's 184km road race. Commentary by Hugh Porter.
1.15 Squash and Badminton
The first round of the men's and women's singles in the squash, plus the preliminary stage of the badminton team event.
1.30 Gymnastics Highlights of the men's team event. Commentary by Barry Davies , Mitch Fenner and Christine Still.
Plus live coverage of South Africa v England in the women's hockey.
Producers Paul Davies. Sharon Lence , Paul McNamara , Lak Singh: Editors Phil Bernie , Andrew Clement , Carl Hicks
Swashbuckling Saturday Matinée adventure, starring John Derek who died in May this year.
Ancient Persia. Outto make his fortune,
Hajji Baba meets a princess on her way to elope with an evil prince. In return for an emerald ring, Hajji agrees to escort the princess to her intended. Widescreen.
Director Don Weis (1954) Subtitled ........ * See Films: pages 48-55 **
Documentary examiningthe plight ofthe Canadian beluga whale.
Postponed from 11 September
Series chronicling the 20th century. 1997: Fast Forward. The last in the series recalls the end of communism, the rise of Asia and the revival of nationalist feeling. Repeat
Steve Wright returns with the music programme that mixes archive hits with current sounds. This week's show celebrates Barry White 's birthday and marks the 21st anniversary of the death of T.Rex's Marc Bolan
Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1
His portly figure and provincial background have always provided fertile ground for satirists, but Helmut Kohl has risen to become the longest-serving German chancellor in history.
This documentary, showing in the run up to Germany's elections, charts his career path, from his wartime childhood to his present position as a giant of the global political landscape. Those who talk frankly about their encounters with Kohl include former presidents Gorbachev and Bush.
Producer Fred Baker : Editor Fiona Murch Subtitled.....
With Fiona Bruce. Subtitled
Weather David Lee ........
James Naughtie hosts the traditional celebration live from London's Royal Albert Hall, with Andrew Davis conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Pieces by Rossini, Mozart and Rachmaninov are among the highlights, plus the European premiere of Variations for Orchestra by British composer Hugh Wood. There is also a visit to the Proms in the Park concert taking place simultaneously in Hyde Park and hosted by Terry Wogan. Coverage continues at 9pm on BBC1. The Albert Hall Prom can also be heard on Radio 3.
See today's choices. Director Jonathan Fulford; Series editor Peter Maniura
See Brian Kay: page 40; BBC Proms 98 Double CD offer: p128
Steven Spielberg 's latest film, Saving Private Ryan, has been credited with unflinchingly depicting the brutality of the Second World War. But has it captured the true horror of the real D-Day landings? A group of British war veterans compare their own experiences in Normandy with those in the film. An interview with director
Steven Spielberg is showing tomorrow evening at 8.40pm. Producer Ian Bremner : Executive producer Janice Hadlow Subtitled. D-Day to Berlin is tomorrow at 8pm
Action comedy starring
John Kimble is a tough Los Angeles cop who always gets the bad guy. So, when one of his oldest enemies - a vicious mobster- sets off to find his wife, his son and a fortune in drug money, Kimble must find them first. But, in order to succeed, he faces the greatest challenge of his career- going undercover as a kindergarten teacher.
Director Ivan Reitman (1990, 15)
See Films: pages 48-55
Detective John Kimble:
Another chance to see the first of a new series of the irreverent music quiz hosted by Mark Lamarr. Team captains Phill Jupitus and Sean Hughes are joined by Vic Reeves , Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles , comedian Bill Bailey and James Broad , lead singer with Silver Sun.
Western. Determined to become a cowboy, 16-year-old Ben Mockridge buys a $4 pistol and joins a cattle drive. But a gun battle with rustlers brings a stark reality to his idyllic view of the Wild West.
See Films: pages 48-55 ****
Double-crossed after a gold robbery, Django begins the long and perilous pursuit of his tormentors. Eventually, he arrives in a town controlled by two gangs. Italian dialogue dubbed into English. Widescreen.
Director Giulio Questi (1967) ♦ See Films: pages 48-55
Followed by Weatherview
Repeats are not indicated. SUMMER BITES
Music (part 2)
FREE GUIDE: call (0181)
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/lzone