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: Open University

6.10 Velocity Diagrams 8541137 6.35
Our Health in Our Hands 8771750 7.00
Which Body? 41137 7.30 Art: a Question Of Style

: Weekend 24

Chris Eakin and Jane Hill present a news and sport roundup.


Presenter: Chris Eakin
Presenter: Jane Hill

: Open Minds

A look at the enduring influence of the Romans on modern life.
And at 9.30 The Romans in Britain -
Coming of Age
Historian Guy de la Bedoyere looks for evidence of the Roman occupation.
Senes producer Lisa McHale. ..... FURTHER DETAILS: brochure hotline [number removed](calls charged at national rate); Ceefax: page 626: or website: www.open.ac.uk/bbc/openmtnds


Unknown: Guy de la Bedoyere
Producer: Lisa McHale.

: See Hear on Saturday

How the lives of deaf people could be improved by technological advances.
With signing and incision subtitles. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/seejiear

: Swing Time

Saturday Matinée musical, the first of two films marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Fred Astaire
Also starring Ginger Rogers
When "Lucky" Gamett is late for his own wedding, the bride's father forbids the marriage until the groom makes his fortune from just 25 cents. Documentary Puttin'on the Ritzfollows at 1.05pm.
Director George Stevens (1936, U)
Black and white Subtitled ..................
+ See Films: pp 50-56 ***** ♦Teach yourself Fred Astaire : page 49


Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Ginger Rogers
Director: George Stevens
Unknown: Fred Astaire
John Lucky Garnett: Fred Astaire
Penelope Penny Carrol: Ginger Rogers
Dr Cardetti Pop: Victor Moore
Mabel Anderson: Helen Broderick

: Puttin' on the Ritz

To celebrate Fred Astaire 's 100th birthday, a compilation of dancing clips from his days at RKO Studio. The second of today's Fred Astaire films, Blue Skies, follows at 1.20pm.


Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Fred Astaire

: Blue Skies

Saturday Matinée musical, the second of today's two films marking the centenary of the birth of Fred Astaire
Also starring Bing Crosby
Radio personality Jed Potter recalls how he fell in love with a chorus girl, only to find her attracted to his best friend.
Director Stuart Heisler (1946) * See Films: pp 50-56 ***


Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Jed Potter
Director: Stuart Heisler
Jed Potter: Fred Astaire
Johnny Adams: Bing Crosby
Mary O'Hara: Joan Caulfield
Tony: Billy Dewolfe

: Man without a Star

Western starring
Kirk Douglas , Jeanne Crain
Veteran Dempsey Rae tries to make a real cowboy out of youngster Jeff Jimson. They find work at a ranch, whose owner turns out to be a determined woman.
Director King Vidor (1955) Subtitled ........ * See Films: pp 50-56 ****


Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Jeanne Crain
Unknown: Veteran Dempsey Rae
Unknown: Jeff Jimson.
Dempsey Rae: Kirk Douglas
Reed Bowman: Jeanne Crain
Idonee: Claire Trevor
Jeff Jimson: William Campbell

: Bitesize Britain

A Video Nation look at the effects of overindulging. Subtitled......

: Space: 1999

The Seance Spectre. A new planet is discovered, but is it habitable?
Written by Donald James Cast on Monday at 6.40pm First shown on ITV Subtitled......


Written By: Donald James Cast

: Three-Day Eventing

The climax of the cross-country phase of the Badminton Horse Trials. Introduced by Sharron Davies.
Producer Barbara Slater Digital widesaeen


Introduced By: Sharron Davies.
Producer: Barbara Slater

: Correspondent

As Europe struggles to cope with the influx of refugees from Kosovo,
Edward Stourton travels to
Bosnia to investigate the plight of more than one million refugees from that conflict who are yet to return home . Helen Rollason goes to Italy to find out why Italian broadcasters have more female football commentators than the UK. In Ghana,
Mark Doyle witnesses the coronation of the new king of the Ashanti people. See today's choices.
Series producer Lucy Hetherington ; Editor Fiona Murch Subtitled......


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Mark Doyle
Producer: Lucy Hetherington
Editor: Fiona Murch

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart.
Weather David Braine


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: David Braine

: History Zone

Continuing the programme strand with a historical theme. Website: www.bbc.co.uk/history
7.45 One Foot in the Past
Each year thousands of National Trust members spend their holidays working on stately homes. Kirsty Wark joins one group of volunteers helping out at Petworth House in West
Sussex. Actress Patricia Hodge returns to her home town of Grimsby to see how it has changed, and new presenter
Roger Bowdler travels to a crypt in Northampton and a north
London catacomb to see how the overcrowding of cemeteries was dealt with in the past. Series producer Tim Dunn ; Executive producer Basil Comely
Digital widescreen
8.15 Timewatch
The Lost Temple of Java
When English explorer
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles travelled to the heart of the Indonesian island of Central
Java in the early 1800s, he found a jungle-covered hill littered with a few statues.
Spurred on by stories of a lost temple, his careful excavation uncovered a massive structure in the shape of a pyramid. Now, following recent renovations, more questions about the temple's fascinating history can be answered.
See today's choices.
Producer Phil Grabsky ; Editor Laurence Rees


Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Patricia Hodge
Presenter: Roger Bowdler
Producer: Tim Dunn
Unknown: Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Producer: Phil Grabsky
Editor: Laurence Rees

: The Death of Yugoslavia

An edited compilation of a series of five programmes, shown in 1995, which attempt to make sense of the events leading to the bloody collapse of the former
Yugoslavia. The programme draws on testimony from the region's leaders plus key decision-makers from all sides of the bloodiest conflict that Europe has seen since the Second World War.
The programme begins with Slobodan Milosevic 's visit to
Kosovo in 1991, when he first unleashed Serbian nationalism.
Also captured on camera is a dramatic meeting between
Yugoslavia's State Council and its army's top brass to decide whether to send troops into Croatia. Serbian ethnic cleansers give an account of the orders they received from President Milosevic, whose role in helping the United States impose the Dayton peace in Bosnia concludes the programme. See today's choices. Producer Norma Percy
Revised repeat Subtitled ...


Unknown: Slobodan Milosevic
Producer: Norma Percy

: Reform School Girl

Remake of the teen drama, starring
Aimee Graham
Teresa DISplna
Carolyn Seymour
When small-town waitress
Donna is convicted of being an accessory to manslaughter, she is sent to McCarthy Reform School, a hellish shelter for troubled young women headed by the domineering Mrs Tumbull.
Director Jonathan Kaplan (1994, 18)
Black and white # See Films: pp 50-56 **


Unknown: Aimee Graham
Unknown: Teresa Displna
Unknown: Carolyn Seymour
Unknown: Mrs Tumbull.
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Donna: Aimee Graham
Maria: Teresa Dispina
Mrs Turnbull: Carolyn Seymour
Dink: Eleanor O'Brien
Vince: Matt Leblanc
Kathy Graham: Ashley Lister

: Smashing the Rackets

Crime drama starring
Chester Morris
Frances Mercer
Jim Conway leaves his job with the FBI to become a prosecutor in the district attorney's office. He is determined to smash the gangs who dominate the crime scene, but his dedication quickly makes him enemies. Director Lew Landers (1938)
* See Films: pp 50-56 ** Followed by Weather


Unknown: Chester Morris
Unknown: Frances Mercer
Unknown: Jim Conway
Jim Conway: Chester Morris
Susan Lane: Frances Mercer
Steve Lawrence: Bruce Cabot
Letty Lane: Rita Johnson
Spaulding: Donald Douglas

: BBC Learning Zone

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WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/

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