Repeats are not indicated.
6.00 Imaginingthe Pacific (S)
6.30 African Renaissance
7.00 Mexico City - Whose City?
7.30 The Emperor's Gift (S)
David Robertson and Jane Hill present a roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25. (W)
Exploring differences between men and women, and the concept of evil.
9.30 Digital Planet takes a journey into the world of cybertalk. From JDJD, Open Minds continues with items on herbalism, glass and the odds of winning the lottery. Producer Lisa MacHale (R) FURTHER DETAILS: brochure hotline [number removed](calls charged at national rate); Ceefax p626; website www.0pen2.net
Visits to Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Gloucestershire, the Millennium Dome and the - set of Danny Boyle 's new film
The Beach. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Thursday at 1.00am on BBC1 WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see_hear
Two of a Kind. A look at the tendency of stars to couple up.
Shown last Sunday on BBC1 (S)
Joan threatens to quit the army when Bilko forgets Valentine's Day. (BW) (R)
The Heartless Giant. In this animated folk tale scripted by Anthony Minghella and directed by Jim Henson , an ogre without a heart is befriended by a king's son. Starring John Hurt and Brian Henson. (S)
Saturday Matinée Second
World War drama starring Steve McQueen and, in the first of two of his films showing today,
James Coburn. A small squadron of GIs is assigned to hold a large area of land near the Siegfried
Line against overwhelming odds.
Director Don Stegel (1962) (BW) (S) James Coburn Scene by Scene is at
10.45pm: The President's Analyst at
11.35pm concludes the film double bill Films: pp 64-68 **** Barty Norman : page 56
The Flax. Aeryn and Crichton have to choose which of them will die. Shown last Monday (S)
Written by Terry Nation.
The Liberator encounters a ship whose crew are in suspended animation. (R) (S)
A selection of archive hits.
Shown last Wednesday (S)
Remember the Future. Jonathan Meades looks for relics of advances in sixties technology. (R) (S)
Drag queen Bette Rinse serves up a cabaret show. (S)
The Corsica Rebellion. David
Sells examines the violence on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. (S)
The concluding instalment in the mini-series following the investigation into the 1997 Southall rail disaster.
A series of witnesses are called to testify in the public inquiry when the initial court case collapses. But only two weeks into the inquiry, tragedy strikes again a few miles up the same line at Paddington. Narrated by Tim Pigott-Smith . Executive producer Denys Blakeway ; Series producer Sally Lindsay (S)
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/history HISTORY
Bloodtles Martha Kearney introduces more genealogical explorations, including that of Caroline Gordon-Duff , a descendant of two ladies who took a courageous stance in wartime. And Rachel Hudson is on a quest to find out about her notoriously strong great-great-great-grandmother. Series producer Elizabeth Wood ; Executive producer Sam Organ (S) (W) The History Zone continues at 8.05pm with Timewatch
History 2000 continues on Monday at 7.30pm with Breaking the Seal
Gaby Roslin introduces live coverage from Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre on the most hectic weekend of the canine year. Commentators Peter Purves , Jessica Holm , Frank Kane and Wayne Cavanaugh describe the action as we find out which dogs have made it through to tomorrow's final, with Shauna Lowry reporting from the events. Producer David Pickthall (S) Jessica Holm 's kind of day: page
Continuing today's History Zone programmes.
Gold Rush Memories. Will White of Dorsetjoined thousands of fortune-seeking prospectors when gold was discovered in 1896 in a tributary of Canada's Klondike River . In this film, which scooped top honours at 1997's
San Francisco Film Festival, his story is brought to life.
Producer Jonathan Gili ; Editor Laurence Rees (R) (S)
Western starring Sean Connery and Brigitte Bardot . New Mexico, 1880: a group of European aristocrats who have come to hunt big game become the prey when they violate Apache territory. It is up to a former US Cavalry officer-turned-cowboy to save the group. Widescreen.
Director Edward Dmytryk (1968. PG) (S) (W)
Films: pp 64-68 **
Countess Irina Lazaar:
Sir Charles Daggett:
Frederick Von Hallstatt:
Lady Julia Daggett:
James Coburn's rugged, laconic persona has graced films including The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape and the recent Affliction, for which he won his first Oscar. Here he talks to Mark Cousins about his career, relationships and crises.
The President's Analyst follows at 11.35.
Barry Norman on James Coburn : page 56
Political satire concluding today's James Coburn double bill. After becoming the president's psychiatrist, Dr Sidney Schaefer is much sought after. Widescreen.
Director Theodore J Flicker (1967) (S) (W) Films: pp 64-68 ****
Dr Sidney Schaefer:
Drama based on a true story. A philandering bigamist finds his world of deception beginning to crumble. Ends 2.50.
Director Steven Schachter (1996.15) Rims: pp 64-68**
Repeats are not indicated. WEBSITE; www.bbc.co.uk/education
GCSE Blteslze Revision French 2. Ends 5am. (S)