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: Open University

6.10 No Lay-bys at 35,000 Feet
6.35 Cyberwar 9381198 7.05 Four
Towns and a Circus 6866556 7.30 The
Sonnet

: Weekend 24

Sarah Montague and David Robertson present a news and sports roundup.

Contributors

Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: David Robertson

: Personal Passions

Writer and broadcaster Paul Heiney talks about his interest in a rare horse.

Contributors

Talks: Paul Heiney

: Open Saturday

The Science of Sex, Life and Death. Howard Stableford explores the human body's journey from cradle to grave.
Series producer Andrew Law. ............... And at 10.35 Cyberart - in Conversation Usingthe internet, cameras and synthesisers to access websites. FURTHER DETAILS: brochure hotline [number removed](calls charged at national rate): Ceefax: page 626: orwebsite: www.open.ac.uk/saturday

Contributors

Unknown: Howard Stableford
Producer: Andrew Law.

: See Hear on Saturday

Lara Crooks hosts the programme for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. With signing and in-vision subtitles... WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see_hear

: House on the Waterfall

A look at Frank Lloyd Wright 's House on Falling Water weekend retreat, and how "organic" architecture developed.
Repeat...........................................

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Lloyd Wright

: Food and Drink

Ken Horn celebrates Chinese New Year.
Shown last Monday CEEFAX: page

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Horn

: Mogambo

Saturday Matinée romantic adventure, the first of two films starring Ava Gardner
A showgiri, left stranded in Africa, becomes jealous when the safari leader she has designs on falls for an anthropologist's wife.
Director John Ford (1953) Subtitled ...... * See Films: pages 48-53 ***

Contributors

Unknown: Ava Gardner
Director: John Ford
Victor Marswell: Clark Gable
Eloise Y Kelly: Ava Gardner
Linda Nordley: Grace Kelly
Donald Nordley: Donald Sinden
John Brown Pryce: Philip Stainton

: Bhowani Junction

Historical drama, the second in a Saturday Matinée double bill starring Ava Gardner
Duringthe turbulent last years of the British Raj, an Anglo-Indian woman has to choose between loyaltyto her people and her love for a British colonel. Widescreen.
DirectorGeorgeCukor(1956) Subtitled . + See Films: pages 48-53

Contributors

Unknown: Ava Gardner
Victoria Jones: Ava Gardner
Colonel Rodney Savage: Stewart Granger
Patrick Taylor: Bill Travers
Surabhai: Abraham Sofaer
RanjitKasel: Francis Matthews

: Bitesize Britain

The Video Nation series about eating habits visits a Chinese takeaway, and two first-timerstrysushi. Subtitled ..... CEEFAX: page 581 has recipe details

: One Man and His Dog

The second singles semi-final from Llanfair Talhaiarn in Conwy, with commentary from Gus Dermody. Presented by Robin Page. Digitalwidescreen Subtitled .............

Contributors

Unknown: Llanfair Talhaiarn
Unknown: Gus Dermody.
Presented By: Robin Page.

: Space: 1999

Journey to Where. TheAlphans become lost in time when they hearthey can return home. Written by Donald James Another edition Monday
6.40pm First shown on ITV Subtitled .

Contributors

Written By: Donald James Another

: T0TP2

Steve Wright unveils archive performances by acts including the Beat, the Bay City
Rollers and Elkie Brooks..............
Top of the Pops is Friday at 7.30pm on BBCl

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Wright

: Scrutiny

First of three documentaries in which guest presenters discuss matters of topical concern. The Trouble I've Seen
Labour MP Oona King examines race relations in contemporary
Britain in a film combining archive material and personal recollection. Drawing on atrip she made to
America to acquaint herself with herGeorgian heritage, she outlines parallels between racist fifties America and her constituency in east London, interviewing figures including Home Secretary Jack Straw. Producer Matthew Barrett ; Editor
AnneTyerman Subtitled .........

Contributors

Unknown: Oona King
Unknown: Jack Straw.
Producer: Matthew Barrett

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley

Contributors

Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: John Kettley

: Correspondent

From Sri Lanka, presenter Matt Frei reports on the story of a two-year-old child who is said to be the reincarnation of former
President Premadasa. Sue
Lloyd-Roberts surveys a Tennessee scheme whereby women scarred by domestic violence are offered free plastic surgery, and Julie Flint looks at attempts to uncover human rights abuses in Guatemala. Editor Fiona Murch : Series editor
LucyHetherington Subtitled ....

Contributors

Presenter: Matt Frei
Presenter: Julie Flint
Editor: Fiona Murch

: What the Papers Say

A press review by Peter Bradshaw of the London Evening Standard. Series producer Christine Ruth ...

Contributors

Review By: Peter Bradshaw
Producer: Christine Ruth

: Cold War

RedSpring-the Sixties. In 1968 Czech advocates of reform, increasingly impoverished by Soviet military expenditure and frustrated by their government's slow progress towards market socialism, vented their anger on the streets. Warsaw Pact troops invaded the country, and the "Prague Spring" uprising was crushed. Narrated by Kenneth Branagh. See today's choices. Series producer Martin Smith ; Executive producers Jeremy Isaacs and Pat Mitchell Digital widescreen LECTURE SERIES: three lectures, entitled Cold War: the Makingofa Television History, will be given in Glasgow. Cardiff and London on 8, 10. and 16 March respectively. Tickets cost L5 (concessions L2.50, students free admission). For details ring
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Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Branagh.
Producer: Martin Smith
Producers: Jeremy Isaacs

: Yes, Prime Minister

The eighties comedy series.
One of Us. A recently deceased MI5 boss's papers reveal that he spied for Russia, and that he was cleared by a committee headed by Sir Humphrey.
Written by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby
Repeat

Contributors

Written By: Antony Jay
Written By: Jonathan Lynn
The Rt Hon James Hacker: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey Appleby: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard Woolley: Derek Fowlds
Director General of MI5: Michael Aldridge
Sir Arnold: John Nettleton
Sir Norman: John Normington
Annie Hacker: Diana Hoddinott

: If I Ruled the World

Clive Anderson hosts the politically themed comedy quiz, with comic Griff Rhys Jones and novelist Will SelfjoiningJeremy Hardy and Graeme Garden. Shown last Monday
Digital widescreen Subtitled ....

Contributors

Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Will Selfjoiningjeremy
Unknown: Graeme Garden.

: Man in the Sand

The political folk singer Woody Guthrie died in 1967. A prolific composer until illness curtailed his work at the end of the forties, Guthrie has been a major influence on artists such as Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.
In 1995 Guthrie's daughter
Nora discovered hundreds of lyrics written by herfatherwhich had never become songs. She asked Essex troubadour Billy Braggto compose a musical backing forthem and, alongwith US country-rockers Wilco, he created the album Mermaid
Avenue. This documentary charts Bragg's search around America forthe man behind the myth, and the making of the album. Director Kim Hopkins ; Producers Juliet de Valero Wills and Christopher Frederick
Digital widescreen

Contributors

Singer: Woody Guthrie
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Bruce Springsteen.
Unknown: Billy Braggto
Director: Kim Hopkins

: Al the President's Men

Political thriller starring
Robert Redford
Dustin Hoffman
Washington Post reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward conducted an investigation which led to the Watergate scandal. This film reconstructs the background. Widescreen.
DirectorAlan J Pakula (1976, 15)
* See Films: pp 48-53 *****

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Redford
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Reporters: Carl Bernstein
Reporters: Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward: Robert Redford
Carl Bernstein: Dustin Hoffman
Harry Rosenfeld: Jack Warden
Howard Simons: Martin Balsam
Deep Throat: Hal Holbrook
Ben Bradlee: Jason Robards
Book-keeper: Jane Alexander
Debbie Sloan: Meredith Baxter
Dardis: Ned Beatty

: The Window

Thriller.When a small boy with an overactive imagination witnesses a murder, no one believes him. Soon he is at the mercy of the killers.
Director Ted Tetzlaff (1949)
Black and white
♦ See Films: pages 48-53 ****
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Director: Ted Tetzlaff

: BBC Learning Zone GCSE BITESIZE REVISION

Design and Technology 2 FREE GUIDE: call [number removed]
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/








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