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Jane Haill and George Eykyn offer a roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25. (W)
Fred Talbot learns to Flamenco. (W)
Helen Lederer finds out what happens to refuse and Terry Hall explores how environment influences people's lives.
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Lifelines. How Darwin's theories gained acceptance. (R)
Raj Persaud explores the nature versus nurture debate. (R)
Changing attitudes to disability and concepts of difference in postwar Britain. (R) (S)
Why does the Tyne Bridge mean so much to so many? (W)
Lara Crooks and Ilan Dwek look at how deaf people may be able to access services at the post-office counter. With sign language and in-vision subtitles.
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Tiger of the Highlands. A look at the elusive Scottish wildcat.
Narrated by David Attenborough. (R) (S)
Courtroom drama, based on a true story, the first of three films showing today starring
Rod Steiger. Also starring Gary Cooper. When General Billy Mitchell goes public with his criticism of the US military establishment he is brought to trial in a secret court-martial.
Director Otto Preminger (1955. U) (S) In the Heat of the Night is at 9pm Rims: pp 54-61 ****
General Billy Mitchell:
Major Allan Guillion:
Congressman Frank Reid:
Tennis Great Britain v Ecuador
Live coverage of this afternoon's Davis Cup action from the All
England Club, Wimbledon. Great Britain's top players will be hoping that the home venue and grass surface will give them an advantage over Ecuador in the doubles rubber of this world group qualifying round tie.
Commentary comes from John Barrett , David Mercer , Chris Bailey and Mark Cox. Golf
Continued coverage of today's final round from Loch Lomond. TV presentation Chris Lewis (tennis). Paul Davies and Barbara Slater (golf)
In the run-up to the coming week's Open at St Andrews,
Steve Rider introduces the second of three films about the world's oldest golf championship recalling tonight some of its most memorable moments in its 130-year history.
Hearts and Minds. Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson reflect on their classic duel atTurnberry in 1977, Seve Ballesteros talks of his debut at Royal Birkdale, Tony Jacklin mulls over the high of his victory in 1969 and the low of his dramatic defeat at the hands of Lee Trevino in 1972. Other champions reflecting on what the contest meant to them include Arnold Palmer , Gary Player, Greg Norman ,
Nick Faldo , Sandy Lyle and the oldest living winner of the famous Claret Jug, the American Sam Snead who won in 1946 on the only occasion he played the Open. A Portrait of St Andrews concludes the series tomorrow at 6.05pm. Producers Jo McCusker and Kate McKeag
Executive producer Philip Bernie (S)
As New Labour enters its third year in office, Michael Cockerell examines the work of its news machine under Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's controversial press secretary. Shot over the last three months, tonight's film includes a unique glimpse of the media strategies developed to deal with controversies surrounding the
London Mayoral election, the birth of Leo Blair, the visit of Russia's President Putin, and the PM's ill-conceived speech to the Women's Institute. See Choice.
Producer Alison Cahn ; Editor Anne Tyerman (S) (W) Polly Toynbee: page 16
Oscar-winning crime drama continuing today's Rod Steiger season. Also starring Sidney Poitier. In a small southern town a black stranger is arrested for the murder of a rich industrialist. The bigoted police chief subjects him to intense interrogation, only to discover that his suspect is a top homicide cop from Philadelphia.
Mark Cousins talks with Rod Steiger in Scene by Scene which follows at 10.45pm.
Director Norman Jewison (1967.15) (S) Film of the Week: page 49 *****
Mrs Leslie Colbert:
Rob Steiger talks to Mark Cousins about his celebrated roles in On the Waterfront, Dr Zhivago, Oklahoma! and In the Heat of the Night, while sharing anecdotes about James Dean, Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor.
The film The Pawnbroker, which follows this interview, concludes today's Rod Steiger season.
Drama concluding today's look at the work of Rod Steiger New York City: Sol Nazerman, a Jewish pawnbroker, survived the Nazi death camps but watched his wife and family perish. His traumatic experiences have drained him of all emotional response and it seems that nothing and nobody can penetrate his self-absorption.
Director Sidney Lumet (1965, 18) (BW) (S) Films: pp 54-61 *****
Thriller. An American soldier falls in love with a local girl in occupied Germany at the end of the Second World War. He leaves his job with the postwar peacekeeping force to marry her, only to discover a sinister family secret. Ends 2.55.
Director Samuel Fuller (1959, PG) (BW) (S) Films: pp 54-61 ***
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