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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.
6.05 Your Place or Mine? (S)
6.35 Non-Euclidean Geometry
7.00 Global Fantasy 2 (S)
7.30 Picturingthe Genders (S)

: Weekend 24

A roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25. (W)

: Language Links: FranceChallenge

Driving School's Maureen Rees and her husband Dave test their French in Calais. (R) (W)

Contributors

Unknown: Maureen Rees

: Fortress Britain

A look at the implications of Britain's immigration policies for asylum seekers. (R)

: Whose Web Is It Anyway?

As software companies battle to control the World Wide Web, can its inventor protect his dream of a system available to everyone? (R) (S)

: Coming Home to Banaba

How former citizens of a Pacific island return to see the effects of phosphate mining. (R)

: Heroes and Monsters

A look at the enduring appeal of the mythical poem Beowulf.
(R) (W) FURTHER INFORMATION: call 0870 0302 (calls charged at national rate). Website: www.open2.net

: See Hear on Saturday

In this week's summer special, actress Jean St Clair introduces excerpts from past See Hear programmes. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Thursday at 2.35am on BBC1

: The Sky at Night

Back to Basics. Patrick Moore explains terms from the astronomical lexicon.
Shown last Sunday on BBC1 (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Holiday Snaps

More travel ideas. (R)

: The Great Caruso

Musical biography about Enrico Caruso , the Naples choirboy who became one of the world's greatest tenors. Director Richard Thorpe (1951. U)
(S) Films: pp 60-68 ****

Contributors

Unknown: Enrico Caruso
Director: Richard Thorpe

: Retreat, Hell!

Today's two Saturday Matinée films are part of the Americans at War season. Frank Lovejoy stars in this account of the fearless winter withdrawal of the 1st Marine Division from Korea. Director Joseph H Lewis (1952)
(BW)(S) To Hell and Back is at 4.55pm Films: pp 60-68 **

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Lovejoy
Director: Joseph H Lewis

: The Eurovision Grand Prix for Young Musicians 2000

The BBC Young Musician, cellist Guy Johnston, represents the UK in this international event at the Grieg Concert Hall in Bergen, Norway. The jury is led by Finnish conductor Esa Pekka-Salonen and includes Britain's Evelyn Glennie , Michael Thompson and Michael Collins. With Stephanie Hughes. (S) (W)

Contributors

Cellist: Guy Johnston
Jury leader: Esa Pekka-Salonen
Jury member: Evelyn Glennie
Jury member: Michael Thompson
Jury member: Michael Collins
Presenter: Stephanie Hughes
Director: Torstein Vegheim
Producer: Anne Rothing

: To Hell and Back

Last of today's two Saturday Matinée - Americans at War films. Drama about the life of Audie Murphy , the most decorated American soldier in the Second World War. Widescreen. Director Jesse Hibbs (1955, PG)
(S)(W) Films: pp 60-68

Contributors

Unknown: Audie Murphy
Director: Jesse Hibbs

: The Liver Birds

As a taster to / Love the Seventies which begins at 8.55, an episode of the classic seventies comedy starring Polly James and Nerys Hughes as Liverpudlian flatmates.
Beryl is peeved that Sandra has managed to get engaged but keeps the identity of her own boyfriend a secret.
Written by Carla Lane : Producer Sydney Lotterby (R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Polly James
Unknown: Nerys Hughes
Written By: Carla Lane
Producer: Sydney Lotterby

: Fighting Cancer

Reporter Dinah Lammiman investigates Britain's cancer services and asks why, despite promises by successive governments to take action, one in three Britons will develop the illness and one in four die from it. See Choice.
Producer Anna Lloyd ; Editor Anne Tyerman (S)

Contributors

Reporter: Dinah Lammiman
Producer: Anna Lloyd
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: BBC News and Sport

Latest reports. Weather Michael Fish. (S)
Followed by Viking Stories (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Fish.

: The Nazis - A Warning from History: Chaos and Consent

Continuing the rerun of the Bafta award-winning documentary series that asked how a cultured nation at the heart of Europe could have allowed Hitler's rise.

Tonight's programme examines the burgeoning of popular support for Hitler during the thirties and includes a screening of Night of the Amazons, a colour propaganda film from the period showing a Nazi pageant. Interviews with former followers of Hitler and victims of his regime also reveal the surprising level of voluntary assistance given by ordinary German citizens to the Gestapo. (R) (S)

Contributors

Producer: Laurence Rees

: I Love the Seventies

Continuing the new Saturday-night strand celebrating a decade of popular culture, spotlighting everything from the fads, fashions and films to the stars, sounds and sport. Ends 2.00am. See Choice.
8.55 I Love 1971
A series focusing on every year of the decade, each presented by a celebrity well known for their connections with the seventies. Tonight Britt Ekland looks back to 1971, the year in which she broke into the limelight with her role in the cult thriller Get Carter. She recalls the craze for space hoppers, the wonderfully insane children's television show, Banana Splits and ponders the success of singles like Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep. (S) W)

Contributors

Presenter: Britt Ekland
Director: Grant Pollard
Producer: Chris Wilson

: Marathon Man

Thriller based on the novel by William
Goldman, starring Dustin Hoffman , Laurence Olivier and Roy Scheider. In New York, two elderly men die in mysterious circumstances. In Paris, an attempt is made on the life of US agent Doc Levy. And, back in Manhattan, Doc's brother Babe is soon embroiled in a deadly and violent plot involving the sinister Dr Szell, the Nazi known as the "White Angel". Widescreen.
Director John Schlesinger (1976, 18 ) (S) Films: pp 60-68 *****

Contributors

Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Unknown: Roy Scheider.
Unknown: Doc Levy.
Director: John Schlesinger
Babe Levy: Dustin Hoffman
Szell: Laurence Olivier
Doc Levy: Roy Scheider
Janeway: William Devane
Elsa: Marthe Keller
Professor Biesenthal: Fritz Weaver
Karl: Richard Bright
Erhard: Marc Lawrence
Babe's Father: Allen Joseph
Melendez: Tito Goya
Szell's: Brother Bendova
Rosenbaum: Lou Gilbert

: Match

of the Seventies Continuingthe rerun of the series capturing the decade's classic football action, which this week focuses on the 1971/2 season.
Producer Chris Kelly ; Executive producer Tony Moss (R) (S)

Contributors

Producer: Chris Kelly
Producer: Tony Moss

: Silent Running

Science-fiction drama. A group of scientists aboard a space station are recalled from their mission to refurbish a devastated planet Earth. But one resists and enlists the help of special robots to continue the project. Ends 2.00am.
Director Douglas Trumbull (1971, U) (S) Films: pp 60-68 ****

Contributors

Director: Douglas Trumbull
Freeman Lowell: Bruce Dem
Wolf: Cliff Potts
Barker: Ron Rifkin
Keenan: Jesse Vint

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. www.bbc.co.uk/education
Dynamo: Key Stage 1 - Numeracy 2. Teaching five- to seven-year-olds how to tell the time. Ends 5.00am.








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