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: Open University

6.10 New Generations and Piping Hot-
UK energy policy. 5049284 7.00 Patrolling the American Lake-the Pacific.
123077.30 WaitingTheirTum Minorities in a Democracy

: Weekend 24

Sally Magnusson and David Robertson present a news and sport roundup..


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: David Robertson

: Open Minds

The show that investigates the world of ideas looks at the impact of the Romans on modern life, from cookery to the British garden. Plus there is a debate comparing modern Europe with ancient Rome. With Anita McNaught and Dan Roland. And at
9.30 The Romans in Britain - Fact and Fable. In the first ofthree programmes, historian Guy de la Bedoyere examines the Roman invasion of Britain.
Series producer Lisa MacHale FURTHER DETAILS: brochure hotline [number removed](calls charged at national rate); Ceefax: page 626: or website: www.open.ac.uk/bbc/openmi nds


Unknown: Anita McNaught
Unknown: Dan Roland.
Unknown: Guy de la Bedoyere
Producer: Lisa MacHale

: See Hear on Saturday

A dance programme celebrating the life of American educationalist Michael Thomas who recently died of an Aids-related illness. With signing and in-vision subtitles. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/seejiear


Unknown: Michael Thomas

: Noble Thoughts

Roy Noble offers his views on the Greek philosophers Plato and Socrates.


Unknown: Roy Noble

: Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

Drama, and the first of two films today starring James Mason
AlsostarringAvaGardner tseautiru I but* cold socialite rai iuui a Reynolds seems incapable of returning the love that men lavish upon her. One night, intrigued by a mysterious yacht anchored in the bay, Pandora swims out and introduces herself to the owner. From that moment on herfate is sealed.
Director Albert Lewin (1951) Subtitled. ♦ See Films: pages 54-61 ****


Unknown: James Mason
Director: Albert Lewin
Hendrick van der zee: James Mason
Pandora Reynolds: Ava Gardner
Stephen Cameron: Nigel Patrick
Janet Fielding: Sheila Sim
Geoffrey Fielding: Harold Warrender

: The Desert Fox

' Biographicalwardrama.andthe second in a double bill offilms starring James Mason
With his troops in retreat in the North
African desert, Reid Marshal Erwin Rommel is relieved of his duties and returns to
Germany. While convalescing, he is asked to help plotthe assassination of Hitler.
Director Henry Hathaway (1951, PG)
Black and white Subtitled .................. ♦ See Films: pages 54-61 ***


Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Reid Marshal Erwin Rommel
Director: Henry Hathaway
Erwin Rommel: James Mason
Dr Karl Strolin: Cedric Hardwicke
Frau Rommel: Jessica Tandy
Hitler: Luther Adler
General Burgdorf: Everett Sloane

: Space: 1999: Space Warp

Written by Charles Woodgrove.
Eagle One gets lost in space and Moonbase Alpha also has problems.
Cast on Monday 6.35pm
First shown on ITV


Writer: Charles Woodgrove


The last in the series of the archive pop music show, with clips from the Human League, Bucks Fizz, T Rex, and Echo and the Bunnymen. With Steve Wright. The series will return later in the year. Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1


Commentary: Steve Wright

: World Snooker

David Vine introduces the closing frames of the first semi-final from the World
Snooker championship


Introduces: David Vine

: Radical Highs

British windsurfers Nik and Anthony Baker demonstrate their skills at a discipline that produces speeds of more than 60mph, and climber Anne Arran ascends a sheer face that provides few opportunities for herto secure a firm grip.
Directors Ed Taylor and Lyndon Griffiths Digital widescreen


Unknown: Anthony Baker
Unknown: Anne Arran
Directors: Ed Taylor

: Correspondent

In the wake of a spate of attacks on India's minority Christian community, includingthe burning of churches,
Mike Wooldridge reports on the battle between Hindu nationalists and Christian evangelists.
Bridget Kendal profiles American "pro-choice" doctor
Mildred Hanson who wears a bullet-proof vest because of the threats to herlifefrom "pro-lifers".
From Belarus, Steve Rosenberg looks at the legacy of more than a century of anti-Semitism.
Series producer Lucy Hetherington ; Editor FionaMurch Subtitled ............


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge
Unknown: Bridget Kendal
Unknown: Mildred Hanson
Unknown: Steve Rosenberg
Producer: Lucy Hetherington

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart. Weather
PeterCockroft Subtitled ....


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: History Zone

Continuingthe programme strand with a historical theme.
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/history
One Foot in the Past
Simon Thurley travels to three of Britain's great architectural triumphs: the domes of St Paul 's in London, Howard Castle in Yorkshire and Radcliffe
Camera in Oxford. KirstyWark looks back at the horrors of tuberculosis, and actor Leslie Phillips visits Wilton House. Series producerTim Dunn; Executive producer Basil Comely


Unknown: Simon Thurley
Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Leslie Phillips

: Timewatch: Tales from the Oklahoma Land Runs

A pistol shot at noon in 1889 signalled the start of the first race between thousands of desperate men ana women to stake theirclaim on government land in north-western Oklahoma.
Tonight's programme sifts through archival footage and meets descendants of those battling pioneers who still own the land today. Widescreen. See today's choices. Producer Jonathan Gili; Editor Laurence Rees

8.15pm BBC2 In America in 1889 it was thought that the fairest way for people to acquire land was to line them up on the edge of a vast open space and let them race across the plains to stake their claims. "Survival of the fittest was a very fashionable idea at the time," says narrator Samuel West at the start of this fine film about the Oklahoma land runs.
Having galloped through the statistics (there were 13 million acres of available land in the former Indian territory divided into 168-acre plots), the rest is devoted to personal stories told by the descendants of the Land Runs and it's fascinating stuff.
We hear about the reactions of young brides on seeing the isolated shacks that were to be their homes, the hardships of the early years, the occasional fun of a square dance or a rodeo, and the pioneer spirit that was still evident when a massive bomb exploded in Oklahoma City in 1995.


Producer: Jonathan Gili
Editor: Laurence Rees

: World Snooker

David Vine introduces the climax of the second semi-final of this year's World Snooker championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
Tonight's two competitors are battlingforthe prestige of taking the last place in Monday'sfinal and of having a chance to lift the 72-year-old trophy, now one of the most famous in British sport and engraved with the names of 17 different winners. Also at stake for the victor of tonight's match is a winner's cheque of £135,000. Commentary comes from Clive Everton,
Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo , Willie Thorne and John Parrott


Introduces: David Vine
Unknown: Ray Edmonds
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: John Parrott

: Have I Got News for You?

Broadcaster Trevor Phillips and comedian Bill Baileyjoin presenter Angus Deayton and regulars Ian Hislop and Paul Merton for more topical observations and jokes on the satirical quiz show.
Shownyesterday Digital widescreen


Unknown: Trevor Phillips
Unknown: Bill Baileyjoin
Presenter: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton

: Will Penny

Western starring
Charlton Heston
In 1880s Montana, a cowboy searching for some employment gets more than he bargains for when he becomes involved in a blood feud with a mad preacher.
Director Tom Gries (1967)
See Films: pages 54-61 ****


Director: Tom Gries
Will Penny: Charlton Heston
Catherine Allen: Joan Hackett
Preacher Quint: Donald Pleasence
Blue: Lee Majors
Rafe Quint: Bruce Dern
Alex: Ben Johnson
Ike Wallerstein: Slim Pickens
Catron: Clifton James
Dutchy: Anthony Zerbe
Boetius Sullivan: Roy Jenson

: The Hunting Party

Western starring
Oliver Reed
Candice Bergen
When the wife of sadistic Texas cattle baron Brandt Ruger is abducted by a gang of outlaws, he decides to pursue the kidnappers himself, and so he begins a ruthless cat-and-mouse killinggame.
Director Don Medford (1971, 18) ♦ See Films: pages 54-61 *
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Oliver Reed
Director: Don Medford
Frank Calder: Oliver Reed
Melissa Ruger: Candice Bergen
Brandt Ruger: Gene Hackman
Matthew Gunn: Simon Oakland
Doc Harrison: Mitchell Ryan
Hog Warren: Lq Jones
Sam Bayard: Gd Spradlin
Loring: William Watson
Watt Nelson: Ronald Howard

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. EXAM REVISION
GCSEBitesize Revision
English 1: Macbeth - key scenes from the play. FREEGUIDE: call
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/

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