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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.
6.15 Vibrations 1296465 6.40 Gothic in India:
Bombay Railway Station 4376945 7.30 Off with the Mask

: Weekend 24

Chris Eakin and Tanya Beckett present a news and sport roundup


Unknown: Chris Eakin
Unknown: Tanya Beckett

: Personal Passions

Children's science writer
Russell Stannard talks about his
Henry Moore-style sculptures. Repeat


Talks: Russell Stannard
Unknown: Henry Moore-Style

: Open Saturday

What's School For? David Goldblatt examines key education issues, from teaching and academic standards to exam results and vocational training.
Series producer Andrew Law
FURTHER DETAILS: brochure hotline [number removed](calls charged at national rate); Ceefax: page 626; website: www.open.ac.uk/saturday


Unknown: David Goldblatt

: See Hear on Saturday

In the latest report from US series Deaf Mosaic, Mary-Lou Novitsky visits Rome, where she discovers an active deaf community. Hosted by Lara Crooks. With signing and in-vision subtitles..... WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see_hear


Unknown: Mary-Lou Novitsky

: The Sky at Night

A double helping of the astronomy series. 1L25 Countdown to the Eclipse. Dr Peter Cattermole and lain Nicolsonjoin Patrick Moore to discuss Wednesday's total solar eclipse and how to observe it safely.
Repeated tomorrow at 11.40pm on BBC1 U.45 The Total Experience. Patrick Moore recalls the solar eclipse of 1998, which was not visible from Britain. Repeat Total Eclipse is tomorrow at 7.30pm on BBC1
Videoplus code for 11.25-11.45 ............. Code for 11.45-12.05 .............................. Code for 11.25-12.05 (not PDC)..............


Unknown: Dr Peter Cattermole
Unknown: Nicolsonjoin Patrick
Unknown: Patrick Moore


The Man Who Came Back. A pilot goes missing afterthe aliens launch an attack. Written by Terrence Feely
First shown on ITV Subtitled ...................


Written By: Terrence Feely

: The Tuttles of Tahiti

Saturday Matinee comedy, first in a double bill marking 100 years since the birth of Charles Laughton

With his easy-going and improvident family often in debt, does Jonas Tuttle worry? No, he risks their home on a bet.
(1942) (Postponed from 3 July) (Black and white) (Subtitled)
See Films: pp 46-52 ***


Director: Charles Vidor
Jonas: Charles Laughton
Chester: Jon Hall
Tamara: Peggy Drake
Dr Blondin: Victor Francen

: Mutiny on the Bounty

Classic seafaring adventure, concluding the Saturday Matinée double bill starring Charles Laughton
Also starring Clark Gable
It is 1787: as The Bounty sets sail from
England to Tahiti, Master's mate Fletcher Christian is increasingly disaffected by his captain's tyrannical behaviour.
Director Frank Lloyd (1935) Postponed from 3 July Black and white
♦ See Films: pp 46-52 **** ♦ Teach Yourself Clark Gable : page 43


Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Fletcher Christian
Director: Frank Lloyd
Unknown: Clark Gable
Captain William Bligh: Charles Laughton
Fletcher Christian: Clark Gable
Roger Byam: Franchot Tone
Smith: Herbert Mundin
Ellison: Eddie Quillan

: Athletics

More action from Crystal Palace as top athletes continue their build-up for the world championships in Seville in two weeks' time. Commentary from
David Coleman , Steve Cram , Paul Dickenson , Brendan Foster , Stuart Storey and Christina Boxer. Presented by Sue Barker. Producers Helen Kuttner. Martin Webster ,
Mark Wilkin ; Editor Michael Cole ............


Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Paul Dickenson
Unknown: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Christina Boxer.
Presented By: Sue Barker.
Producers: Helen Kuttner.
Producers: Martin Webster
Producers: Mark Wilkin
Editor: Michael Cole

: Masterworks: Six Pieces of Britain

Harrison Birtwistle 's Triumph of Time, written in 1972, is an orchestral work based on Pieter
Bruegel's etching that depicts the relentless march of time.
Birtwistle talks about the links between etching and music with presenter Michael Berkeley , while
Sir William Glock and Pierre Boulez discuss the British musical revolution that made the piece possible. Boulez then leads the BBC
Symphony Orchestra (of which he is a former chief conductor) in a full rendition of the work at
London's Royal Festival Hall. Director Barrie Gavin
Series producer Peter Maniura
Digital widescreen Subtitled. An accompanying series. Six Pieces of Britain, continues on Radio 3 tomorrow at 2.05pm BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE: available monthly at retailers for £3.95


Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Presenter: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Sir William Glock
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Director: Barrie Gavin
Producer: Peter Maniura

: National Eisteddfod

Highlights from the annual Welsh festival of culture, the National Eisteddfod, staged this year at Llanbedrgoch on the island of Anglesey. Featuring coverage of the festival's key ceremonies, concerts by top Welsh-language bands, and a look at some of the fringe events. Introduced by Sara Williams and Aled Jones. Producer Richard Powelko
Executive producer Geraint Evans
Digital widescreen ........................


Introduced By: Sara Williams
Introduced By: Aled Jones.
Producer: Richard Powelko

: History Zone

Continuing the historical strand.
7.40 Western Front Professor
Richard Holmes 's look at how the First World War was fought. Feeding the Front. Poison gas was first used as a weapon of war on 22 April 1915 as a desperate measure to break the stalemate that had been reached. This date marked the start of a new era in warfare.
Director Steven Clarke Shown last Thursday Digital widescreen
8.10 Into Africa with Henry Louis Gates
The Holy Land. On . the penultimate leg of his African journey,
Henry Louis Gates travels through the highlands of Ethiopia, a country that conjures up images of war but which for over 1,600 years was a Christian kingdom. See today's choices. Director Nick Godwin ; Series producer Ben Goold
Digital widescreen Subtitled....... Codefor7.40-9.00 (not PDC)....


Unknown: Richard Holmes
Director: Steven Clarke
Unknown: Henry Louis Gates
Unknown: Henry Louis Gates
Director: Nick Godwin

: Battle of Midway

Second World War action drama, starring
Charlton Heston
Henry Fonda , James Cobum
A portrayal of events leading up to the naval battle between the US and Japan in 1942, which was crucial to the outcome of the Second World War in the Pacific. As American forces prepare for the conflict to come, Captain Matt Garth frowns on the plans of his ensign son to marry a Hawaiian girl. Widescreen.
Director Jack Smight (1976. PG)
Digital widescreen Subtitled. * See Rims: pp 46-52 ***


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: James Cobum
Unknown: Captain Matt Garth
Director: Jack Smight
Capt Matt Garth: Charlton Heston
Adm Chester W Nimitz: Henry Fonda
Capt Vinton Maddox: James Coburn
Rear Adm Raymond A Spruance: Glenn Ford
Cmdr Joseph Rochefort: Hal Holbrook
Adm Isoroku Yamamoto: Toshiro Mifune
Adm William F Halsey: Robert Mitchum
Cmdr Carl Jessop: Cliff Robertson
Lt Cmdr Ernest L Blake: Robert Wagner
Rear Adm Jack Fletcher: Robert Webber
Adm Harry Pearson: Ed Nelson
Vice Adm Chuichi Nagumo: James Shigeta
Haruko Sakura: Christina Kokubo
Cmdr Max Leslie: Monte Markham
Capt Miles Browning: Biff McGuire
Ensign George Gay: Kevin Dobson
Lt Cmdr Wade McClusky: Christopher George
Lt Cmdr John Waldron: Glenn Corbett
Capt Murray Arnold: Dabney Coleman

: Video Diaries The Perfect Hostess

Series focusing on idiosyncratic subjects.
When Tim and Debbie
Stevenson made a decision that Debbie should become a surrogate mother for her cousin, they had little idea of how it will impact on their lives.
After first attempts at an implant failed to reap rewards, regular hormone treatment - and the accompanying emotional strain and physical discomfort - became part of their daily life. However, the problems really began when the long-awaited baby was finally due to be born. See today's choices.
Producer Rachel Foster ; Executive producer Bob Long


Producer: Rachel Foster

: Men in War

War drama starring
Robert Ryan
During the Korean War,
Lieutenant Benson has to confront more than the obvious enemy while trying to guide his stricken platoon to safety.
Director Anthony Mann (1957)
Black and white Subtitled .......
* See Rims: pp 46-52 ***
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Robert Ryan
Director: Anthony Mann
Lieutenant Benson: Robert Ryan
Montana: Aldo Ray
Colonel: Robert Keith
Riordan: Philip Pine
Zwickley: Vic Morrow
Lewis: Nehemiah Persof"
Killian: James Edwards
Sam Davis: Lq Jones

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. DYNAMO
Numeracy 5-7 Programme 2-Dynamo and Slomo investigate clocks and explain the best ways to tell the time........... WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education

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