Henry Fonda , Madeleine Carroll
During the Spanish Civil War, peasant farmers battle the invading soldiers who have driven them off their land.
Director William Dieterle (1938)
Black and white Subtitled.....
♦ See Films: pages 52-56 ** Henry Fonda stars in the classic spaghetti western Once upon a Time in the West at 8.55pm
Sarah Montague and Chris Eakin present a news and sports roundup
9.00 Q Asia
Quiz testing three teams' Asian expertise. With Sahera Chohan.
Film premiere. Drama. A couple are thrown into torment after an obsessive cousin tries to destroy their relationship. With former Pakistan cricketer Mohsin Khan. In Urdu with English subtitles. Director Syed Noor (1996)
See Films: pages 52-56 ***
Asia 2 editor Paresh Solanki
Videoplus code for 9-9.30am
Code for 9.3O-ll.20am
Code for 9-11.20am (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
Dishes created include "Toad in the Sky", plus a report on organic box schemes. Shown last Monday
Digital widescreen Subtitled ............. Next programme on Monday at 8.30pm CEEFAX: page
Begi n n i ng a Saturday Matinee double bill of classic westerns.
Starring Gary Cooper , Grace Kelly
Marshal Will Kane 's wedding celebrations are interrupted by the news that his arch enemy is arriving on the noon train.
Will .Director Fred Zinnemann (1952, U)
Black and white Subtitled..... ♦ See Rims: pages 52-56 ***** # See Barry Norman : page 48
Second of this afternoon s
Saturday Matinee classicwestems.
Starring Alan Ladd
Wyoming in the 1890s: an enigmatic strangerjoinsthe bitterfeud between homesteaders and rival cattlemen.
Director George Stevens (1953, PG)
♦ See Films: pages 52-56 *****
The Irish heat of the sheepdog trialsfrom LlanfairTalhaiarn in Clywd. Commentary from Gus Dermody. With Robin Page.
Digitalwidescreen Subtitled .............
Steve Wright introduces more archive hits including music from UB40, Fine Young
Cannibals and Wham!
Top of the Pops is Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1
More action from the best-of-five sets semi-finals in the World championship at the Potters Leisure Resort, Norfolk. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
Digital widescreen ............................
Second of three programmes exploring the psychology of animals.
Do Animals Have Emotions ?
Long-standing scientific opinion suggests thathumans' abilityto experience emotions is unique. But experts now believe that creatures such as fish and sheep have feelings too. See today's choices.
Director/Producer Lizzie Green
Digital widescreen Subtitled....
Leone and the Western
Christopher Frayling looks at how Sergio Leone 's epic western
Once upon a Time in the West - shown tonight at 8.55pm - changed the western genre. Director/Producer Andrew Abbott
With Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley
The programme which explores international affairs returns with ten new programmes. Murder in Purdah
As Islamic fundamentalism gains ground in Pakistan, the law of purdah consigns women to invisibility. While some men have killed their wives with impunity, women are sent to death row for murdering their husbands. Women who rebel face violent reprisals.
With western governments reluctant to offer refuge to victims of gender persecution, reporter Olenka Frenkiel travels across Pakistan to reveal the abuse of human rights. Producer Giselle Portenier
Editor Fiona Murch
The New Statesman's
Cristina Odone reviews the week's press. Series producerChristine Ruth ..
Series that travels to British roads built at the start of the century. Passing Trains. For more than 50 years, Century Road in Retford, Nottinghamshire, was mostly occupied by the families of men who worked on the local railway, factory workers and miners. But in a single generation, Century Road has been transformed. Residents tell their stories.
Director Mark Harrison ; Executive producer George Carey
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Followed by Suspended in Time Concluding the Time Season. Michael Pinder explains his enduring quest to decimalise the time system worldwide. Producer Gregor Cameron ; Executive producer Clare Paterson
Sergio Leone's classic spaghetti western.
Starring Henry Fonda
Jason Robards , Charles Bronson A cold-blooded killer is hired to ensure a railroad's progress isn't obstructed. In itswayis widow Jill McBain , whose property has a water supplyvital to the venture. Widescreen.
(1968, 15) ♦ See Films: pp 52-56 ***** ♦ Film of the Week: page 47
Mark Lawson introduces the final four short films that have been shortlisted in the BBC's Best New Director competition. Queen's Park Story. Barney Cokeliss's s romantic comedy features talking squirrels.
Small Deaths. Lynne Ramsay 's triptych about growing up in Glasgow. The film won the Best Short Film prize at Cannes. Suburban Psycho. Deborah Levy's film, directed by Chris Rodley , is about a man who considers killing his sister.
First It's Dark. A man's life story is told in 15 minutes. Written and directed by Jon Love.
The series ends tomorrow at 11.10pm when the competition results will be announced.
Director Siobhan Bullick ; Producer Angie Daniell
Continuing short season of films by French director Claude Lelouch.
Starring Marthe Keller Andre Dussollier
A spoilt little rich girl with the world at herfeet encounters a petty thief with a flairfor photography. In French with English subtitles. Widescreen.
Director Claude Lelouch (1974).68877279 ♦ See Films: pages 52-56 **
Followed by Weatherview
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