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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.
6.00 Changing Berlin, Changing Europe (S) 41069516.25 The
Battle for Congress 5152135 7.05 Healthy Futures Whose Views
Count? 6401222 7.30 Wallace in Wales 2225883 7.55 Computing and the History of Science

: Weekend 24

Andrew Harvey and Jane Hill with a roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25. (w)


Unknown: Andrew Harvey
Unknown: Jane Hill

: Coming Home

Why the Tyne Bridge means so much to so many people.

: Ever Wondered?

Jenny Eclair finds out if an Englishwoman's home is really her castle and Ian Hislop asks if the unceasing quest for Utopia is a pointless exercise.


Unknown: Jenny Eclair
Unknown: Ian Hislop

: Renaissance Secrets

Mystery of the Marriage. The challenge to theories about a painting by Jan van Eyck. (S)


Unknown: Jan van Eyck.

: Mind Bites

Psychiatrist Raj Persaud examines what Freud had to say about the subconscious.


Unknown: Raj Persaud

: School Is for All

Including Michael. How family and school are supporting a boy with muscular dystrophy.

: Women at the Top?

The games that women have to play to get to the top.

: See Hear on Saturday

Including a look at the politics and people behind the recent anti-capitalist protests. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Hosted by Lara Crooks. Repeated on Thursday at 2.50am on BBC1

: The Phil Silvers Show

The Colonel's Promotion.
Sgt Bilko tries to help his colonel get promoted. (BW) (R)

11.50 Bilko's Sharpshooter
Love gets in the way of shaping a new Annie Oakley. (BW) (R)


Unknown: Sgt Bilko
Unknown: Annie Oakley.

: Saint Joan

Saturday Matinee drama, the first of a triple bill showing in tribute to the late John Gielgud.

In 15th-century France, a farm girl has a vision that tells her to drive out the English.
(BW) (S)
(Films: pp 56-60)


[Actor]: John Gielgud
Director: Otto Preminger

: Julius Caesar

The triple bill in honour of John Gielgud continues with this
Saturday Matinée drama. It's 44 BC and a number of Caesar's statesmen, fearing his abuse of the power he possesses, plan to assassinate their ruler.
Director Joseph L Mankiewicz (1953 U)
(BW) (S) The John Gielgud tribute concludes at
12.25am with The Elephant Man Films: pp 56-60 *****


Unknown: John Gielgud
Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz
Unknown: John Gielgud
Brutus: James Mason
Mark Antony: Marlon Brando
Cassius: John Gielgud
Julius Caesar: Louis Calhern
Calpumia: Greer Garson

: Sinbad the Sailor

Swashbuckling adventure, shown as a tribute to Douglas Fairbanks Jr , who died recently.
Also starring Maureen O'Hara . Sinbad, renowned as a teller of improbable tales, describes a treasure hunt during which he falls in love with a slave girl. Director Richard Wallace (1947. U)
(S) Films: pp 56-60 *** Barry Norman : page 50


Unknown: Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Director: Richard Wallace
Unknown: Barry Norman

: The Naked Chef

Wedding Bells. Jamie Oliver and fiancee Jules entertain their respective future in-laws. Last in the series. Director Paul Ratcliffe ; Series producer Patricia Llewellyn
Shown last Wednesday (S) (W)


Unknown: Jamie Oliver
Director: Paul Ratcliffe
Producer: Patricia Llewellyn

: Correspondent Europe

Our Faith. A tripartite exploration of religious confticts first visits Germany, where Turkish Islamic fundamentalists have been placed on trial for issuing a fatwa that is regarded as an incitement to murder. Joan Bakewell looks into their attempts to establish an Islamic state within the country.
Tim Whewell hears claims of dirty tricks as the Russian state and the Orthodox Church unite against western faiths, while Edward Stourton is in Poland to examine satanic activity in Europe's most devoutly Catholic country.
Editor Fiona Murch ; Series producer Lucy Hetherington (S) WEBSITE; www.bbc.co.uk/correspondent


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Tim Whewell
Unknown: Edward Stourton
Editor: Fiona Murch
Producer: Lucy Hetherington

: The History Zone

Ends 8.30.
One Foot In the Past Restoration. In the last of the series, Kirsty Wark follows vital repair work to the Wellington Arch in London, Philippa Gregory explores the lost garden of Hestercombe in Somerset - now being restored by a local farmer- and Dan Cruickshank finds out why a derelict colliery near Stoke is fast becoming the most challenging and expensive current conservation project in the country. Series producer Tim Dunn (S) (W)
7.40 History Zone Films The Houdini Myth. Escapologist
Harry Houdini was one of the icons of the early 20th century.
Restored archive footage and interviews with historians and illusionists recall his extraordinary impact on audiences and reveal the secrets behind some of his most amazing escapes. Last in the series. See Choice.
Producers Nancy Porter and Carol Sennett : Editor Laurence Rees (S) INFORMATION: History 2000 line: [number removed]. Charged at national rate. History 2000 continues on Tuesday at 8pm with Local Heroes


Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: Wellington Arch
Unknown: Philippa Gregory
Unknown: Dan Cruickshank
Producer: Tim Dunn
Unknown: Harry Houdini
Producers: Nancy Porter
Producers: Carol Sennett
Editor: Laurence Rees

: Rambert at the Wells

Television's debut live dance broadcast from Sadler's
Wells theatre sees Rambert Dance Company performing two pieces by Christopher Bruce. Four Scenes explores the trials of adult life through the games of childhood, while Ghost Dances is a tribute created in 1981 to the victims of political oppression in South America. See Choice.
DirectorRossMcGibbon;ExecutiveproducerBobLockyer (S) (W)


Unknown: Christopher Bruce.

: Lesley Garrett Tonight

The soprano's guests tonight include comedienne Josie Lawrence , who makes her operatic debut by joining
Garrett in a duet from Mozart's Marriage of Figaro. Plus African a capella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and Russian cellist-cum-catwalk-model Nina Kotova.
Director Michael Leggo ; Producer Emma Cornish (S) (W) Lesley Garrett 's Kind of Day: page


Unknown: Josie Lawrence
Unknown: Nina Kotova.
Director: Michael Leggo
Producer: Emma Cornish
Unknown: Lesley Garrett

: A Month by the Lake

Romantic drama starring Vanessa Redgrave. Lake Como,
1937: a spirited English woman finds herself romantically drawn to one of her fellow hotel guests. Widescreen.
Director John Irvin (1994. PG) (S) (W) Films: pp 56-60 ***


Unknown: Vanessa Redgrave.
Director: John Irvin
Miss Bentley: Vanessa Redgrave
Major Wilshaw: Edward Fox
Miss: Beaumont Umathurman
Signora Fascioli: Alida Valli
Vittorio Balsari: Alessandro Gassman
Mr Bonizzoni: Carlo Cartier

: Coupling

Inferno. Steve worries about a discovery.
Shown yesterday (S) (W)

: The Elephant Man

Concluding today's tribute to John Gielgud. 1884: a young surgeon is intrigued by a sideshow freak, the "Elephant Man". Finding that the disfigured man is intelligent and sensitive, he undertakes his rehabilitation. Widescreen. Ends 2.25am.
Director David Lynch (1980, PG) (BW) Films: pd 56-60 ****
(S) (W)


Unknown: John Gielgud.
Director: David Lynch
John Merrick: John Hurt
Frederick Treves: Anthony Hopkins
Mrs Madge Kendal: Anne Bancroft
Carr Gomm: John Gielgud
Mothershead: Wendy Hiller
Bytes: Freddie Jones

: BBC Learning Zone

GCSE Bltesize Revision 3.00 looking at resistant materials.
Design and Technology (part 2) - Ends 5.00am. (S)

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