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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.
6.00 Earth, Life and Humanity 20432 6.30 Difference on Screen
7.00 Rothko: the Seagram Murals

: Commonwealth Games Grandstand

Introduced by Ray Stubbs. There's semi-final action from the women's hockey and netball, plus coverage of the first cricket final to be played in the Commonwealth Games. Including at
10.25 Athletics Featuring the men's
200m semi-finals at 10.30 plus the start ofthe women's longjumpfinal.
Commentary by Christina Boxer ,
David Coleman , Paul Dickenson , Brendan Foster and Stuart Storey.
Producers Sharon Lence , Paul McNamara and Lak Singh ; Editors Philip Bernie , Andrew Clement and Carl Hicks .....
♦ Sport: page 43


Introduced By: Ray Stubbs.
Commentary By: Christina Boxer
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson
Commentary By: Brendan Foster
Commentary By: Stuart Storey.
Producers: Sharon Lence
Producers: Paul McNamara
Producers: Lak Singh
Editors: Philip Bernie
Editors: Andrew Clement
Editors: Carl Hicks

: See Hear on Saturday

The magazine for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. Presented by Lara Crooks , with gardeningtips, a feature on Dot Miles's poetry and the news review. With signing and in-vision subtitles
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see_hear


Presented By: Lara Crooks

: Open Saturday

Magnificent Women and Maddening
Machines. The penultimate compilation asks whether machines make modern life easier. Presented by Kate Bellingham.
Series producer David Poyser ............. CEEFAX: page
WEB SITE: www.open.ac.uk/saturday


Presented By: Kate Bellingham.
Producer: David Poyser

: Commonwealth Games Grandstand

Introduced by Sue Barker.
Athletics Two finals: at 1.00 the men's
400m hurdles and at 1.30 men's 5,000m.
1.45 Hockey Coverage of the men's and women's semi-finars, with commentary by Cathy Harris and Nigel Starmer-Smith .
2.10 Netball Semi-finals from the Bukit Kiara Stadium. Commentary by Hazel Irvine.
2.30 Badminton News from the men's singles and doubles quarter-finals, women's singles and doubles semi-finals, and mixed doubles semi-finals. Commentary by Gill Clark.
2.45 Bowls News from the men's pairs final. Commentary by Dougie Donnelly and David Rhys Jones.
3.00 Diving The women's 10m platform final and the men's 3m springboard final. Commentary by Andy Jameson.


Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Commentary By: Cathy Harris
Commentary By: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Bukit Kiara Stadium.
Commentary By: Hazel Irvine.
Commentary By: Gill Clark.
Commentary By: Dougie Donnelly
Commentary By: David Rhys Jones.
Commentary By: Andy Jameson.

: Gun Fury

Saturday Matinee western, starring Rock Hudson, Donna Reed

When his fiancee Jennifer is kidnapped by outlaw Frank Slayton, rancher Ben Warren and Slayton's ex-partner set out on their trail.
(1953) (Subtitled)
See Films: pages 50-58


Director: Raoul Walsh
Ben Warren: Rock Hudson
Jennifer Ballard: Donna Reed
Frank Slayton: Phil Carey
Estella Morales: Roberta Haynes
Blinky: Lee Marvin

: Gardeners' World Take Two

Liz Rigbeyvisits a Dutch octogenarian's beautiful allotmentgarden. Repeat


Unknown: Liz Rigbeyvisits

: Tennis

The second semi-final of the Open from Bournemouth. Commentary by Chris Bailey , John Barrett and Mark Cox. .


Commentary By: Chris Bailey
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Mark Cox.


A special edition in which the Bee Gees perform some of theirgreatest hits, alongside covers of their songs by stars including Boyzone and Diana Ross. Top of the Pops isonFridayat7.30pmonBBCl


Unknown: Diana Ross.

: Mercury Music Prize

The Mercury Music Prize's shortlisted artists discovered last Wednesday who had carried off the gong for best album of the year. The dozen nominees - among whom were Wigan's comeback kings the Verve,
Bristolian purveyors of urban darkness Massive Attack and lo-f neo-blues outfit Gomez - here perform tracks from their albums. Presented by Tracey MacLeod and Jools Holland.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer
Mark Cooper Revised repeat


Presented Bytracey: Tracey MacLeod
Presented Bytracey: Jools Holland.
Director: Janet Fraser Crook
Producer: Mark Cooper

: News and Sport

With Chris Lowe. Subtitled
Weather Rob Mc Elwee ..


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Rob Mc Elwee

: Correspondent Special: Kofi Annan: the Eye of the Storm

The foreign-affairs series returns.
In February the United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan, made a crucial visit to Iraq as a second Gulf War was becoming a possibility. His diplomatic success in these negotiations afforded him star treatment from the media. This film observes the tense atmosphere in Baghdad as the talks unfolded, and follows Annan on trips to Rwanda, where he struggled to absolve the UN of responsibility for the genocide, and to Nigeria, where he attempted to have former opposition leader Chief Abiola released from jail. The series continues next month.
Then Video Nation Shorts


Producer: Polly Steele
Series editor: Fiona Murch

: Cold War: Comrades 1917-45

A major 24-part series examining the postwar conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union, interlacing historical footage with personal testimony.
The series begins with the story of how the United States and the Soviet Union, although ideologically opposed, came to unite in their opposition to Hitler. Narrated by Kenneth Branagh. See today's choices.
The days the Earth stood still: This Week, page 6


Narrator: Kenneth Branagh
Series Producer: Martin Smith
Executive Producer: Jeremy Isaacs
Executive Producer: Pat Mitchell

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Another chance to see an episode from the 1974 series. Between Ourselves. Thelma is still with her mother, leaving
Terry to look after Bob. But Bob is worried what people might say.
Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais Producer Bernard Thompson
Repeat Another episode is tomorrow at8.30pm


Written By: Dick Clement
Producer: Bernard Thompson
Terry: James Bolam
Bob: Rodney Bewes
Thelma: Brigit Forsyth
Wendy: Elizabeth Lax
Anthea: Juliet Aykroyd
Len: Anthony Haygarth
Vivienne: Elizabeth Day
Moira: Nova Llewellyn

: Several Careful Owners

HumberPullman Estate. A fruit and vegetable merchant, a distillery worker and a pub landlord talk about the highly conspicuous vehicle they have all owned. Director Justine Linnane : Producer Richard Pearson


Director: Justine Linnane
Producer: Richard Pearson

: Ice Station Zebra

Arctic adventure, starring
Rock Hudson
Ernest Borgnine
When a secret film capsule from a Russian spacecraft lands near Station Zebra, the tiny weather base is plunged into the Cold War and a potentially cataclysmic confrontation between two deadly superpowers. Widescreen.
Director John Sturges (1968. U)
♦ See Films: pages 50-58 ***


Unknown: Rock Hudson
Unknown: Ernest Borgnine
Director: John Sturges
Commander James Ferraday: Rock Hudson
Boris Vaslov: Ernest Borgnine
David Jones: Patrick McGoohan
Captain Leslie Anders: Jim Brown
Lt Russell Walker: Tony Bill
Admiral Garvey: Lloyd Nolan
Colonel: Ostrovsky Alfkjellin

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Team captains Phill Jupitus and Sean Hughes are joined by Heaven 17 singer Glenn Gregory, ex-Happy Mondays/ Black Grape dancer Bez and Terrorvision frontman Tony Wright. Hosted by Mark Lamarr. Shown yesterday


Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Sean Hughes
Singer: Glenn Gregory
Unknown: Black Grape
Unknown: Tony Wright.
Unknown: Mark Lamarr.

: Top of the Pops

Shown yesterday on BBC1

: D'Ye Ken John Peel?

Film premiere. Drama starring John Garrick, Winifred Shotter

1815. After the Battle of Waterloo, Major John Peel inherits his uncle's stately home. But an unscrupulous gambler is determined to take it from him.
(1934) (Black and white) (Subtitled) **
See Films: pages 50-58

Followed by Weatherview


Director: Henry Edwards
[Actor]: John Garrick
[Actress]: Winifred Shotter

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. SUMMER BITES
Fashion and Style 2
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WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/lzone

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