Lost and Found comedy drama.
Temptation visits members of a purity league after they are stranded en route to their annual convention.
Directors Graham Cutts , Austin Melford (1935)
Black and white Subtitled ................. * See Films: pages 65-76 **
Sarah Montague and David Robertson Present a news roundup and weekend sport preview from BBC News 24...
Weekly strand reflecting Asian culture.
9.00 Network East Big Talk
Tazeen Ahmad and guests discuss why so few Asians play, orwatch, professional football in Britain.............................
9.30 Q Asia Quiztestingteams' knowledge of Asian matters, with Sahera Chohan.
10.0OCafe21 Young people talk about relationships between siblings.
Shown yesterday .................................
10.30 Network East Guests include actress Seeta Indrani (aka WPC Datta in ITV's TheBill) and there's a report from the set of Goodness Gracious Me -the Asian comedy show which returns to
BBC2on Friday at 9.30pm. Presented by Sanjeev Kohli and Sonia Deol. ... ♦ Drive a sports car for a week: page Asia 2 editor Paresh Solanki ; Videoplus code for
Lara Crooks hosts the programme for deaf and hard-of-hearing people, including a news review. With signing and in-vision subtitles WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see_hear
Henry Sandon recalls animal-related objects that have surfaced on past series of Antiques Roadshow.
Another chance to see Jose Carreras ,
Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti in concert in front of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, before last summer's World Cup football final. The performance featured a repertoire of operatic arias and popular songs.
Producer Ian Russell ; Concert producer Tibor Rudas Repeat Subtitled.
Saturday Matinee Second World War drama, starring Frank Sinatra
Also featuring Steve McQueen
In north-west Burma, a guerrilla army captain tries to woo a beautiful woman away from her boyfriend.
(Widescreen) (1959) (Subtitled) **
Steve McQueen - the King of Cool, a documentary about the actor's life, is at 5.10pm
See Films: pages 65-76
Captain Tom C. Reynolds:
Captain Grey Travis:
Sergeant John Danforth:
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards reflect on life with the Rolling Stones and reminisce about Top of the Pops. ................ Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1
Documentary thatdraws on home-movie footage, film clips and interviews with friends and familyto provide a revealing portrait of actor Steve McQueen. Narrated by Kevin Spacey. Papillon can be seen at
9.30pm. See today's choices.
Colour/Black and white ♦ School of cool: page 63
Travel and architecture series in which guest presenters explore counties in the footsteps of guidebook writer Nikolaus Pevsner.
Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Writer Philip Hoare , who was born in the Southampton suburb of Sholing, revisits the county where he spent his formative years. Hisjourney begins in the docks area of Southampton, where buildings such as South Western House-reconstructed forthe feature film Titanic -ensurethe dockside retains the nautical atmosphere of a bygone era.
Other stopping-off points include the Royal Victoria
Hospital in Netley, where Hoare discovers powerful memories of the First World War, and Winchester Cathedral. Hoare's journey conti nues on the Isle of Wight, where he looks around Osbome House, designed as a holiday home forQueen Victoria. Producer Adam Low ; Executive producer
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With Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles
Presenter Brian Barron reports from the small town of Blair, West Virginia, where a row is brewing between local residents and coal companies who are dynamiting the tops of mountains and dumping waste in the valley.
In Juarez, on Mexico's northern border, Julie Flint joins local journalists who are attempting to highlight the city's appalling crime record. In southern
Andrew Allam watches a unique mine-clearing operation organised by a small group of Sudanese in the war-torn town ofYei. And, on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, Jonathan Holmes meets a water-divinerwhose methods have earned him a reputation as a miracle worker. Series producer Lucy Hetherington ; Editor FionaMurch Subtitled ............
The Observer's Andrew Rawnsley reviews the past week's press. Series producer Christine Ruth. ...
The series examining postwar conflicts between the United
States and the Soviet Union.
After Stalin 1953-6. Nikita
Khrushchev ushers in a new
Soviet era by releasing thousands from labourcamps, and Eastern bloc countries start to rise up against Soviet rule. In Budapest in 1956, a coup is ruthlessly suppressed by Russian tanks. See today's choices.
Series producer Martin Smith : Executive producers Jeremy Isaacs and Pat Mitchell
Topical news quiz show, hosted by Angus Deayton. Tonight's guests include Alan Titchmarsh. Shown yesterday Subtitled................
Fact-based drama about an amazing prison escape.
Starring Steve McQueen
Henri Charriere , nicknamed Papillon, is sentenced to life imprisonment on the notorious Devil's Island, French Guiana, for a crime he did not commit.
For the next 13 years, Papillon devotes his entire energies to escape and suffers savage punishments before his final bid forfreedom. Widescreen.
Director Franklin J Schaffner (1973, 18)
♦ See Rims: pages 65-76 ****
Henri Charriere, Papillon:
Continuing the drama series following police officers in the town of Stanton. Natalie and Mike confront an armed criminal.
Written by Anita J Pandotfo
Director Harry Bradbeer Cast see Monday Shown last Monday Subtitled ...
Drama. Mark, a radical student fleeing a campus riot, steals a private plane and flies to Death Valley. There he meets Dana, a restless young secretary who is lookingfor excitement. Widescreen.
Director Michelangelo Antonioni
(1970.15) ............................ + See Films: pages 65-76
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