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6.15 A New Sun Is Born The Coup 6418310 6.40 A New Sun Is Born
The Revolution 6510875 7.05 Open Advice Surviving the Exam (S)
7.30 WaitingTheirTUM (S)
7.55 Computers and the Arts
Andrew Harvey and Sarah Montague with a roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25. (W)
How changing demographics may affect relationshipS.3610962
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L that aims to make viewers think. Simon Callow examines music's power to move, and Jenny Eclair explores the reasons behind laughter. FURTHER INFORMATION: call 0303 (calls charged at national rate)
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Fact and Fable. Examining the Roman invasion of AD 43 and British reaction to it. (R) (S)
Thought-provoking shorts: today Ann Widdecombe MP talks about
The Agony and the Ecstasy. Why is British youth culture able to alarm public opinion? (R)
France Challenge. Language skills put to the test. (R)
Four families discuss the difficult decision of whether or not to go ahead with cochlear implants for their children. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated next Sunday on BBC1
The penultimate session of the second semi-final gets underway in Sheffield. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly. (S)
Blake's plans to rescue a deposed political leader are jeopardised by a distress call.
Written by Terry Nation (R)
Rock 'n' roll drama, opening an Elvis Presley Saturday Matinée double bill. Sentenced to jail for manslaughter, Vince Everett is taught to play the guitar by his cellmate. After he is freed, he starts up a record company. Director Richard Thorpe (1957 U)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 56-66 ****
Musical, concluding the Elvis Presley double bill. Hoping to raise money to save their beloved plane, two crop-dusters end up at the World's Fair, where one falls in love with a nurse. Director Norman Taurog (1962. PG)
(S) Films: pp 56-66 ***
Archive sounds, including
Kim Carnes , Status Quo and the La's. Shown last Wednesday (S)
Another visit to the Crucible theatre as the first semi-final plays to a finish. (S)
A Perfect Day. Jamie Oliver prepares an exotic evening meal for girlfriend Jules and his go-karting pals.
Shown last Wednesday (S) (W)
With George Alagiah. Weather Sarah Wilmshurst. (S)
Three stories linked by the themes of childhood and responsibility make up the first of seven programmes in which the foreign-affairs series focuses on Europe.
Solicitor Laurence Lee travels to Norway to compare the murder of a five-year-old girl by two boys aged six with the Jamie Bulger case; Edward Stourton reports from an orphanage in Portugal that is run by the boys themselves; and Jon Sopel follows the course of a month-long occupation at a French school by 200 pupils. See Choice. Editor Fiona Murch ; Series producer Lucy Hetherington (S)
One Foot in the Past Transport. Tonight's film celebrates the golden age of public transport - when railway stations were cathedrals, journeys were to be enjoyed not endured and inventors sought new and better ways of getting around.
Kirsty Wark visits Newcastle's grand Victorian railway station and Derby's Art Deco bus depot, Joan Bakewell argues that people have forgotten the thrill of travel, while Dan Cruickshank investigates lost transport visions that were considered too advanced for their time.
Director Ian Leese ; Series producer Tim Dunn (S) (W)
Brazil- an Inconvenient History. This month, Brazil celebrated the 500th birthday of a country renowned for its colourful and vibrant multiracial culture.
But there is a darker side to Brazil, built on the back of history's largest forced migration of slaves. In a frontier atmosphere, especially cruel treatment was meted out to slaves, yet there wasn't the ethnic exclusivity that occurred elsewhere, with male settlers often marrying indigenous or African women, in the process creating a new mixed race. Director Phil Grabsky : Editor Laurence Rees (S) (W) . INFORMATION: History 2000 line: [number removed]. Charged at national rate. BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE: available monthly, priced £2.95 from newsagents.
David Vine introduces the climax of the second semi-final from the Crucible theatre in Sheffield, where the winner will pocket a minimum of £140,000. Ray Edmonds , Clive Everton , John Parrott , Dennis Taylor , Willie Thorne and John Virgo provide the match commentary.
Producer Alison Witkover : Executive producer Graham Fry (S)
Angus Deayton , Ian Hislop and Paul Merton aim more satirical shots at the week's news. shown yesterday (S)
British soul star Lynden David Hall and Yorkshire rockers Embrace feature on Jools Holland 's musical showcase, alongside neo-cabaret chanteuse Ute Lemper. Manchester's Doves, previously known as Sub Sub, return in a new guise with their blend of acoustic psychedelia, and Bobby Whitlock , vocalist and songwriter on the 1970 album
Layfa...., is joined by Eric Clapton for Bell Bottom Blues.
Director Janet Fraser Crook: Producer Mark Cooper (S) (W)
Erotic drama starring Art Garfunkel. Young American Milena Flaherty is rushed to hospital in Vienna after a suicide attempt. When inspector Netusil begins questioning her lover, psychologist Alex Linden, he unveils a passionate and destructive relationship. Widescreen. Ends 2am.
Director Nicolas Roeg (1980.18) (S) (W) Films: pp 56-66 ****
Dr Alex Linden:
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GCSE Bltesize Revision History (part 2). Ends 5am. (S)