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Sarah Montague and David Robertson present a news and sports roundup.
Writer and broadcaster Paul Heiney talks about his interest in a rare horse.
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
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
A look at Frank Lloyd Wright 's House on Falling Water weekend retreat, and how "organic" architecture developed.
Ken Horn celebrates Chinese New Year.
Shown last Monday CEEFAX: page
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 ***
Eloise Y Kelly:
John Brown Pryce:
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
Colonel Rodney Savage:
The Video Nation series about eating habits visits a Chinese takeaway, and two first-timerstrysushi. Subtitled ..... CEEFAX: page 581 has recipe details
The second singles semi-final from Llanfair Talhaiarn in Conwy, with commentary from Gus Dermody. Presented by Robin Page. Digitalwidescreen Subtitled .............
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 .
Steve Wright unveils archive performances by acts including the Beat, the Bay City
Rollers and Elkie Brooks..............
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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
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With Moira Stuart.
Weather John Kettley
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
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A press review by Peter Bradshaw of the London Evening Standard. Series producer Christine Ruth ...
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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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
The Rt Hon James Hacker:
Sir Humphrey Appleby:
Director General of MI5:
Clive Anderson hosts the politically themed comedy quiz, with comic Griff Rhys Jones and novelist Will SelfjoiningJeremy Hardy and Graeme Garden. Shown last Monday
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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
Political thriller starring
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)
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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
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