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: Open University

6.10 News and the Democratic Agenda? Subtitled 1383027 6.40 Musée du Louvre
Subtitled 5058398 7.30 Passing Judgements

: Weekend 24

David Robertson and Tanya Beckett present a news and sport roundup.


Unknown: David Robertson
Unknown: Tanya Beckett

: Personal Passions

Writer Russell Stannard talks about his
Henry Moore-style sculptures.....


Talks: Russell Stannard
Unknown: Henry Moore-Style

: Open Saturday

Islands of Life. David Goldblatt examines the factors that make an island, and explores the science of islands.
Series producer Andrew Law. ...............
And at 10.35 Cyberart-Technosphere
Digital ecology in a virtual world.. FURTHER DETAILS: brochure hotline [number removed](calls charged at national rate); Ceefax: page 626; orwebsite: www.open.ac.uk/saturday


Unknown: David Goldblatt
Producer: Andrew Law.

: See Hear on Saturday

Lara Crooks hosts a special edition for younger viewers, with Lillie Risner going behind the scenes at Blue Peter, plus the latest children's captioned videos. With signing and in-vision subtitles.... WEBSITE: [web address removed]


Unknown: Lillie Risner

: The Davis Cup Story

As Britain'stennis stars prepare forthe tie against the USA, John Barrett looks back atlOO years of action in the international tournament. Coverage starts on Friday at 12. 50pm


Unknown: John Barrett

: Wildlife Showcase

The Eagle and the Snake. A look at an island off Borneo populated by sea snakes and white-bellied eagles. Repeat

: Food and Drink

Gary Rhodes cooks halibut in salmon sauce. Shown last Monday
Digital widescreen Subtitled ............. CEEFAX: page


Unknown: Gary Rhodes

: Sunset Boulevard

Saturday Matinee drama, the first of this weekend's three films directed by Billy Wilder.
Starring William Holden, Gloria Swanson.

A screenwriter is hired by a former silent-screen star, but six months later floats dead in the swimming pool of a neglected Hollywood mansion.
(Black and white) (Subtitled)

(See Films: pages 52-61)
(Film of the week: page 47)


Director: Billy Wilder
Joe Gillis: William Holden
Norma Desmond: Gloria Swanson
Max von Mayerling: Erich Von Stroheim
Betty Schaefer: Nancy Olson
Sheldrake: Fred Clark

: The Seven Year Itch

Saturday Matinee comedy, the second of three films showing this weekend directed by Billy Wilder.
Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell

An overly imaginative publisher in New York fantasises about the voluptuous, unconventional blonde upstairs. Widescreen.
(1955, PG)

Digital widescreen Billy Wilder's The Front Page, is tomorrow 12.05am
See Films: pages 52-61


The girl: Marilyn Monroe
Richard Sherman: Tom Ewell
Helen Sherman: Evelyn Keyes
Tom McKenzie: Sonny Tufts
Mr Kruhulik: Robert Strauss

: Space: 1999

Catacombs of the Moon. Dr Helena Russell fights to save a woman's life. Written by Anthony Terpiloff
First shown on ITV


Unknown: Helena Russell
Written By: Anthony Terpiloff


Steve Wright introduces archive hits by acts including the Associates, the Faces, Bananarama and Emmylou Harris. Top of the Pops ison Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1


Introduces: Steve Wright
Unknown: Emmylou Harris.

: World Figure Skating

Coverage of the world championships from Helsinki, which conclude with the ladies' free programme. If Russia's
Maria Butyrskaya achieves her aim of repeati ng her success of last year, hercountrycould dominate the championships more than ever before. Introduced by Sue Barker , with commentary provided by Barry Davies and Robin Cousins.
Producer Julie Griffiths : Executive producer Barbara Slater


Unknown: Maria Butyrskaya
Introduced By: Sue Barker
Provided By: Barry Davies
Provided By: Robin Cousins.
Producer: Julie Griffiths
Producer: Barbara Slater

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Isobel Lang


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Isobel Lang

: We Shall Overcome

Crimewatch UK's Nick Ross was a student in Northern Ireland in the sixties. Here, he returns to reflect on the Londonderry march of 5 October 1968, which many consider to be the flash point that sparked the Troubles, and assesses what went wrong. See today's choices. Director Hugh Farley ; Producer Michael Appleton
First shown on BBC Northern Ireland (Subtitled)


Unknown: Nick Ross
Director: Hugh Farley
Producer: Michael Appleton First

: Cold War

Freeze 1977-82
In 1977, with American morale deflated, and with the USSR installing SS-20 nuclearweapons in eastern Europe, the spirit of detente ebbed away. Western Europe's adoption of Pershing and Cruise missiles triggered the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and as Ronald Reagan became US president, Solidarity grew in Poland. Narrated by Kenneth Branagh. See today's choices. Series producer Martin Smith ; Executive producers Jeremy Isaacs and Pat Mitchell Digital widescreen


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

: The Natural World

Borneo - Island in the Clouds
An enormous range of animal life dwells within the tropical rainforest, cave networks, mangrove swamps and coral reef that make up Borneo's geography. Among the species to be encountered are flying snakes, proboscis monkeys, forest elephants. walkingfish and the rare Sumatran rhino.
Narrated by John Shrapnel.
Producer Neil Lucas ; Series editor
Neil Nightingale Repeat Subtitled .


Unknown: John Shrapnel.
Producer: Neil Lucas
Editor: Neil Nightingale

: Arena: Making The Shining

The first in a sequence of programmes showing in tribute to the enigmatic, maverick film director Stanley Kubrick , who died earlierthis month at the age of 70. This documentary, directed by Kubrick's daughter Vivian when she wasjust 18, is introduced by former Arena series editor Alan Yentob. It observes the exacting methods Kubrick employed as he sought to turn Stephen King 's chilling novel The Shining into the memorable 1980 film starring
Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall. Producer Alan Yentob
Revised repeat


Director: Stanley Kubrick
Editor: Alan Yentob.
Unknown: Stephen King
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Unknown: Shelley Duvall.
Producer: Alan Yentob

: Dr. Strangelove

Stanley Kubrick's satirical comedy starring Peter Sellers, George C Scott
Believing his impotence is the result of a Soviet plot to poison the water supply of the "free world General Jack D Ripper dispatches a squadron of nuclear-armed war planes to bomb Moscow. It is the task of President Merkin Muffley, hidden deep in the Pentagon, to sort out this problem. Widescreen. (1963, PG)
Black and white * See Films: pp 52-61 *****


Director: Stanley Kubrick
Group Captain Lionel Mandrake: Peter Sellers
President Merkin Muffley: Peter Sellers
Dr Strangelove: Peter Sellers
General Buck Turgidson: George C Scott
General Jack D Ripper: Sterling Hayden
Colonel Bat Guano: Keenan Wynn
Major T.J. King Kong: Slim Pickens
Ambassador de Sadesky: Peter Bull
Miss Scott: Tracy Reed
Lieutenant Lothar Zogg: James Earl Jones
Mr Staines: Jack Creley

: Day of the Fight

The first of two short films, directed by Stanley Kubrick after he turned his back on an early career in photography, follows a priest in New Mexico who uses his plane to help his parishioners. Repeat Subtitled ................


Directed By: Stanley Kubrick

: The Flying Padre

This second Stanley Kubrick short observes boxer Walter Cartier as he prepares for a big fight. (Repeat) (Subtitled)


Director: Stanley Kubrick

: Roadblock

Crime thriller starring Charles McGraw
When an honest insurance investigator falls for wild-living Diane, he is soon planning a robbery to satisfy her lust for money. But his plans backfire.
Director Harold Daniels (1951)
Black and white
♦ See Films: pages 52-61 ***
Followed by Weatherview


Director: Harold Daniels
Joe Peters: Charles McGraw
Diane: Joan Dixon
Kendall Webb: Lowell Gilmore
Harry Miller: Louis Jean Heydt
Egan: Milburn Stone

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.

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