Second World War drama. The
' new commander of the Seahawk submarine earns the distrust of the vessel's officers and crew when, instead of sinking marauding Japanese ships, he merely records their movements. Director Spencer Gordon Bennet (1959)
Slack and white See Films: pages 48-52 *
Sarah Montague and David Robertson
Present a news and sports roundup.
9.00 Q Asia
Quiz testing three teams' Asian expertise. With Sahera Chohan.
9.30 Network East
Featuring an interview with singer Lata Mangeshkar and another behind-the-scenes look at Network East's Live Mega Mela event in Birmingham.
Producer Bish Mehay ; Asia 2 editor Paresh Solanki Videopius code for 9-9.30am ................. Code for 9.30-ll.20am ................. Code for 9-n.20am (not PDC)
Lara Crooks hosts the programme for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. In sign language with in-vision subtitles.. WEBSITE: www. bbc.co.uk/see_hear
Is There Anyone Out There? Patrick Moore gives the latest news of attempts to pick UP radio messages from other worlds.
Shown last Sunday on BBC1 Subtitled ...
First shown in the Wildlife on Two strand, this film follows the fortunes of a family of bat-eared foxes in one of the earth's harshest environments, the Kalahari Desert. Narrated by David Atten borough.
Repeat Subtitled ............................
Antony Worrall Thompson cooks a spicy Thai chicken curry, guest chef Marguerite Patten bakes a classic apricot flan and there's a guide to Riesling wines. Shown last Monday
Digital widescreen Subtitled ............. Next programme on Monday at 8.30pm CEEFAX: page
' Saturday Matinee circus drama, starnng Charlton Heston
With a massive three-ring circus about to start a nationwide tour, tensions under the big top are running high.
DirectorCecil B DeMille (1952, U)
* See Films: pages 48-52
Buttons, a clown:
UanfairTalhaiarn in Clywd provides the picturesque setting forthe Scottish heat of the sheepdog-trials programme.
Introduced by Robin Page , with on-course commentary coming from Gus Dermody.
Metamorph. A beautiful youngwoman discovers the secret of molecular transformation and starts a new life.
Written by Johnny Byrne
FirstshownonlTV Subtitled ..............
More sounds from the TOTP archives, including music from Sade, Paul Young, Dolly Parton, Transvision Vamp and Billy Ocean. With Steve Wright
Top of the Pops is Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1
Beginning a three-part series investigating the mental agility of animals both domestic pets and animals that live in the wild.
Are Animals Intelligent? Using scientific evidence, the first programme sets out to discover just how smart animals are and tries to establish whether domestic pets can understand what their owners are saying when they talk to them. See today's choices.
Director/Producer Paul Reddish
Digital widescreen Subtitled ....
See This Week: page 7; Wallace and Gromit's Pick of the Week: p34
The story behind the making of Stanley Kubrick's epic film
Spartacus -which can be seen at 8.55pm - is related by Peter Ustinov , whose performance in the film won him an Oscar.
Introduced by Christopher Frayling. Producer Russell Leven
Repeat Digital widescreen
With Jennie Bond.
Weather Isobel Lang
Buddhist priest the Rev Je Kan and inventor Keith Mills relate personal, time-related tales. ProducerGregorCameron; Executive producer Clare Paterson The next programme in Time Season is Century Road at8.05pm
Fergal Keane travels north of the border to conclude his study of Ireland's troubled history.
The Boys of Summer. In the summer of 1968, a group of schoolboy footballers from
Belfast's Ardoyne area posed for a team photograph unaware that, within a year, their neighbourhood would become afocal point ofthe Troubles.
This programme tells the story of what happened to the footballers and how a small community worked for peace. Producer Manisha Vadhia
Editor Anne Tyerman
The Guardian's Andy O'Hagan reviews the past week's press.
Series producer Christine Ruth ..
Continuingthe series that travels to British roads built at the start of the century to recount residents' personal histories of the 20th century. A Lovely Way to Go. Century Road, Rainham, on Kent's northern coast appears to be the archetypal English suburban thoroughfare. But since the dawn of the century, its residents - past and present-have seen their surroundings dramatically transformed.
Director Mark Harrison ; Executive producer George Carey Digital widescreen
Historical epic starring
' Kirk Douglas
Laurence Olivier , Tony Curtis
76 BC: born into slavery, the gladiator Spartacus longs for freedom and soon finds himself at the head of an army of slaves in revolt against the mighty Romans. Widescreen.
Directors Stanley Kubrick and [uncredited] Anthony Mann (1960. PG)
See Films: pp 48-52 *****
Mark Lawson introduces three more short films which have been shortlisted inthe BBC's
Best New Director competition. Duck. Des Dillon 's comedy, directed by Kenny Glenaan , about two alcoholics. Starring Peter Mullan. Contains bad language and a sex scene.
Wet and Dry. In John McKay 's film, an Egyptian mummy scours London for a skin ointment.
DahDitDah. A father uses
Morse code to communicate with hisyoungchild. Starring Lorcan Cranitch. Written and directed by NG Bristow.
Director Siobhan Bullick ; Producer
Angie Daniell Digital widescreen .......
Drama, beginning a short season of films directed by Claude Lelouch.
Starring Catherine Deneuve Jacques Dutronc
A musician escapes from prison and, togetherwith a fellow musician who is also on the run, seeks to change his destiny.
In French with English subtitles.
(1979) * See Films: pages 48-52
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